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Organizer Of Protest That Left 5 Cops Dead Arrested For Felony Theft

Officers of the Dallas Police Department arrested Dominque Alexander on Thursday, the black activist that organized the 2016 anti-police protest in Dallas that left 12 officers shot and five dead.

Alexander faces charges of felony theft, stemming from a previous employer who claims the activist received payments between $2,500 and $30,000 from clients without transferring them to the company, the Dallas Observer reported.

Alexander pleaded guilty in 2009 to causing serious bodily injury to a 2-year-old and was subsequently sentenced to probation, FOX 4 Dallas reported. His repeated probation violations led to a final sentence of two years in prison in August 2016, but a judge counted his years of probation against his two-year sentence, and he spent less than a month in jail.

LESS THAN A MONTH!

[CtH: I sincerely hope that judge gets called to account by God for letting a child abuser walk!]

After Siding With Dems, Trump Responds to GOP Criticism With a Reminder
Trump, hearing the criticism, immediately pounced on the opportunity to send this reminder.

Donald J. Trump
✔ ‎@realDonaldTrump

Republicans, sorry, but I’ve been hearing about Repeal & Replace for 7 years, didn’t happen! Even worse, the Senate Filibuster Rule will….

Donald J. Trump
✔ ‎@realDonaldTrump

…never allow the Republicans to pass even great legislation. 8 Dems control – will rarely get 60 (vs. 51) votes. It is a Repub Death Wish!

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2017/09/08/after-siding-with-dems-trump-responds-to-gop-criticism-with-a-reminder-n2378758

Michelle Obama outshines all Democratic prospects for 2020

As I’ve said before, the Democrats need an alternative plan to rebuild and unite the party if they have any hope in winning back seats in Congress in the 2018 midterms, nonetheless the White House in 2020.  This alternative plan requires a new, united opposition, led by a political leader with widespread popularity.  The only person I can see accomplishing this would be none other than the party’s most popular political figure: Michelle Obama.

[CtH: Oh HELL no!]

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/presidential-campaign/349808-michelle-obama-outshines-all-democratic-prospects

Thrown off the gravy train: The new director takes a hard look at EPA boondoggles

Green groups are discovering that Donald Trump is not the same president as Barack Obama, whose EPA routinely engaged with them in corrupt deals flavored with an excess of sugar and grease.

The EPA had been awarding millions of dollars to environmental groups that could collect the swag by filing a law suit against the agency. “When the EPA settles or loses those suits, it then awards the groups millions more in attorneys’ fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act,” Walter Olson of the Cato Institute says.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/7/editorial-thrown-off-the-gravy-train/

Democrats’ top problem in 2018: The math is still against them
Failing to appeal to working-class voters in key states won by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama was a key part of Hillary Clinton’s downfall. But Hillary’s problem went well beyond swing states; it was national. Overall, Trump won 2,622 counties, while Clinton only carried 490.  Why does this matter? Because there are simply not enough coastal seats to be won for Democrats to win the House.

http://nypost.com/2017/09/08/democrats-top-problem-in-2018-the-maths-still-against-them/

MSNBC: Menendez Can ‘Hang On’ to Senate Seat ‘Months’ After Corruption Conviction
“Chris Christie’s term is up…he will be out of the office by the second week of January. So if you were to get a conviction of Menendez in the near-term future, the challenge for Menendez…is could he hang on for a couple months until a Democrat becomes governor of New Jersey?,” Kornacki wondered. He assured the show’s liberal panelists: “I’m almost sure he would do this and I’m almost sure Democrats in the Senate would have his back in doing this.”

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kyle-drennen/2017/09/08/

Menendez Videos Portray Supporters, Fail to Disclose Ties to Embattled Senator

DeVos Takes on Lawless Campus Tribunals
According to a study released this week by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, 73.6 percent of America’s top universities don’t guarantee students a presumption of innocence, fewer than half require that fact-finders be impartial, and a full 58.5 percent of institutions don’t “provide students with a meaningful opportunity to cross-examine witnesses” in cases of sexual misconduct. And this is a partial list of university legal failures. All told, 45 of the 53 rated colleges received a “D” or “F” for their commitment to due process.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/451207/betsy-devos-campus-sexual-assault-title-ix-overreach-curbed

Hillary Grants First Book Interview to CBS and Jane Pauley — Her Soggiest Sob Sister
CNN’s Tom Kludt reported “the booking is a coup” – CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley will get the first TV interview with Hillary Clinton since her defeat at Trump’s hands in 2016, airing Sunday. Then Kludt noted CBS owns Hillary’s publisher Simon & Schuster, so there’s really no “coup” there at all.

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2017/09/08/hillary-grants-first-interview-jane-pauley-genuflect-genuflect

Brace Yourselves For IMPACT- Illegal Alien Sitcoms Headed To CBS And CW
The shows, entitled Have Mercy and Illegal (not exactly subtle) focus on illegal aliens who are struggling to achieve their full potential in the United States.

Have Mercy will air on CBS, and stars a Latina doctor who cannot practice medicine after immigrating to Miami. After being denied the RIGHT to pursue her life’s passion, the aforementioned doctor gets to work in a shabby, makeshift clinic as a way to give back to her community. How heartwarming.

Illegal, in contrast, stars a teenage boy who is struggling to come to terms with his family’s status as illegal immigrants while also staying in school, making good grades, and dealing with puberty and all of the wonderful things that accompany being a teenager.

http://rightwingnews.com/top-news/brace-impact-illegal-alien-sitcoms-headed-cbs-cw/

SCARY LIGHTS SEEN OVER MEXICO DURING 8.2 EARTHQUAKE SEPTEMBER 2017

[CtH: It looks like sheet lightning or intra-cloud lightning (IC) — i.e., lightning embedded within a cloud that lights up as a sheet of luminosity during the flash.]

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