Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

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TALK WITH TOTS: A study published this week in Pediatrics found that toddlers with parents who spend lots of time listening and chatting with them are more likely to have better language skills and higher IQs a decade later than youngsters left hanging in silence. Continue reading


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Trouble in La La Land

Thousands Of Protesters Challenge Governor Moonbeam At Climate Summit


Gov. Moonbeam getting grief from people who are even wackier than he is.
The mere thought of that is terrifying.

California’s status as a progressive bastion on climate change action has been challenged by activists who attempted to barricade the way to a major summit in San Francisco and decried the oil and gas drilling they say is blighting the health of low-income and minority communities. Continue reading

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More Fake News

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The Unsung Heroes of the Cajun Navy

‘Help These People and Help Save Lives’: Cajun Navy Sends Hundreds of Volunteers to Carolinas

They don’t sit with their hand out whining for somebody to help them. They just saddle up and get it done.

America’s Cajun Navy, a volunteer search, rescue and recovery organization, is sending hundreds of boats and more than 1,000 people to assist people in the Carolinas.

“We have the resources … to go and help these people and help save lives and just make it a little bit easier for everybody,” Jordan Bloodsworth, a Baton Rouge member of the Cajun Navy, explained on “Fox & Friends” Friday morning.


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The Wookie Returns

Michelle Obama, back with a racially charged vengeance

In a specially cut message for Black Entertainment Television – which BET further said in a tweet was for “women of color” – Mrs. Obama said, as Breitbart noted: “We’ve all seen the difference we can make when we choose to cast our ballots, and we’ve seen the consequences when we don’t bother to show up to the polls. … Women of color know how to get things done for our families, our communities, and our country. When we use our voices, people listen. When we lead, people follow.”

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Manafort Makes a Deal

Paul Manafort may have struck a deal with Robert Mueller


The network said Manafort could be pleading guilty to avoid the stress and expense of a second trial following his conviction in Virginia on tax fraud and money laundering charges.

He already faced a possible sentence of life behind bars before the second trial began in Washington, DC, where juries tend to be less conservative than in suburban Virginia. Continue reading


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Tucker Scorches Porn Lawyer

Tucker Tells Avenatti Watching Him On CNN Is Like ‘Humiliation Porn’http://dailycaller.com/2018/09/13/tucker-avenatti-cnn-porn/

“Why don’t you show respect to my client and me, and stop calling us a porn star and a creepy porn lawyer. If you’ve got that big of a problem with porn – do you have that big of a problem with porn? When was the last time you saw porn?” Avenatti responded.

Carlson shot back, “Oh, you busted me. Actually, I’m into humiliation porn. That’s why I watch you on CNN.” Continue reading


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Webb and Hill’s Love Child Blasphemes

Chelsea Clinton: ‘As a Deeply Religious Person’ I Believe It’s ‘Unchristian’ to End Legal Abortion

The apple didn’t fall far from the tree, did it?

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