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Climate Liar … I mean Activist … Josh Fox wants other people to hug terrorists.

Remember when the Obama administration said that the Washington Redskins could no longer have copyright protection because their team name was offensive? Guess what? The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 that the Obama administration got it wrong and that there is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment. This will have huge implications for Christians.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/06/19/supreme-court-unanimously-reaffirms-there-is-no-hate-speech-exception-to-the-first-amendment/

President Trump has called a halt to federal reporting requirements related to possible computer disruptions due to the Y2K bug. Gosh … it only took seventeen years! And I remember when Candidate Obama promised to go through the federal budget with a scalpel to cut out stupid and wasteful expenditures. Pretty dull scalpel. ::snort::

https://www.cnet.com/news/trump-orders-government-to-stop-working-on-y2k-bug/

The Environmental Protection Agency is scrapping the department’s nearly $1 million in free gym memberships for employees. It’s about damn time they stopped such an egregious abuse of taxpayer funds.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/epa-scraps-1-million-in-gym-memberships-for-employees/article/2626413

Another reason to NOT move to California. Lawmakers in liberal California have committed $50 million in taxpayer funding for legal services and representation for illegal aliens.

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/19/californias-50-million-for-illegals-could-help-trump-2020-commentary.html

Canada is rapidly throwing off its reputation for being a nation of nice people. Canada’s Senate passed a law Thursday making it illegal to use the wrong gender pronouns. Critics say that Canadians who do not subscribe to progressive gender theory could be accused of hate crimes, jailed, fined, and made to take anti-bias training. The bill now only needs royal assent from the governor general.

http://dailysignal.com/2017/06/19/canadians-face-hate-crimes-using-wrong-gender-pronouns/

The North Korean communist regime detained an American citizen for removing a propaganda poster from a hotel wall. After more than a year in the tender care of the NoKos, Otto Warmbier has died. President Trump condemned the ‘brutal’ North Korean regime and called Warmbier’s family to offer his condolences.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/338487-trump-offers-condolences-to-family-of-otto-warmbier

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And In Other News

PoliNation: your diversion from the daily drumbeat of terrorism and the wholesale slaughter of innocents

Trump Budget Cuts EPA By 31 Percent
Nice to think about; won’t ever happen.
Budgetary issues must have the approval of both sides of the aisle.
For eight years Obama, Dirty Harry Reid and the dems never even submitted one.
When one political party names itself “The Resistance” you can expect not a single vote.
Besides, taxpayer handouts are how the liberals stay employed.
The budget, released officially Tuesday, seeks to reduce the agency’s redundancies and efficiencies while prioritizing infrastructure and environmental clean up efforts. If adopted, the EPA would receive $5.655 billion.

The budget allocates $2.3 billion for state revolving funds, an increase from current agency funding in the continuing resolution. Other budget increases include programs related to drinking water, wastewater, and infrastructure.
http://freebeacon.com/issues/trump-budget-cuts-epa-31-percent/

Trump calls to cut off tax breaks for illegal immigrants
“How do I go to somebody who pays their taxes, and say, ‘Look, I want you to give this earned income tax credit to somebody who’s working here illegally’? That’s not defensible,” Mulvaney told reporters. “And it’s a reasonable accommodation to simply ask them for Social Security numbers.”

The earned income tax credit is a refundable tax credit, which means that if a recipient has no income tax liability, the government sends the person a check. Part of the child tax credit is also refundable.

WELFARE LEECHES LOOK FORWARD TO THE DAY THEY “GET THEY TAXES”,WHICH MEANS THEIR REWARD FOR HAVING A BROOD OF KIDS WITH MULTIPLE PARTNERS.THEN IT’S TIME FOR THE BIGGER FLAT SCREEN,NEW TATTOOS,GETTIN’ THEY NAILS DONE AND NEW RIMS ON THEY HOMEBOYS WHIP.
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-calls-to-cut-off-tax-breaks-for-illegal-immigrants/article/2623845

CNN’s Don Lemon Suggests Blacks Will ‘Lose,’ Go Hungry Under Trump Budget

Analysis: Trump’s plans to cut food stamps could hit his supporters hardest

Because conservative viewers are leaving Fox in droves, and opting for online venues for news. This is what happens when you abandon your base.
OF COURSE THE WASHINGTON COMPOST GETS IT WRONG. REPUBLICANS ARE NOT THE PARTY THAT LIVES OFF FOOD STAMPS AND OTHER TAXPAYER HANDOUTS.
The areas hit would likely include Southern and Central California, where the unemployment rate can spike as high as 19 percent, as well as cities, such as Detroit and Scranton, Pa., where joblessness remains rampant. The change would also affect numerous counties in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Louisiana, according to anti-poverty advocates who were familiar with budget discussions within the administration.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/analysis-trump%e2%80%99s-plans-to-cut-food-stamps-could-hit-his-supporters-hardest/ar-BBBoZRY?li=BBnbcA1&ocid=UE12DHP

MSNBC Beats CNN, Fox News in Weekly Primetime Ratings for the First Time
MSNBC beat out its cable news rivals during primetime last week in the key 25-54 demographic and in total viewership for the first time in the network’s 21-year existence, according to Nielsen Research.


http://freebeacon.com/culture/msnbc-beats-cnn-fox-news-weekly-primetime-ratings-first-time/

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Enviro-Fraud and the Former Messiah

Thought I’d throw a couple different things together.

New Study Calls EPA’s Labeling Of CO2 A Pollutant ‘Totally False’


APPARENTLY 5 SUPREME COURT JUSTICES MISSED 9TH GRADE SCIENCE CLASS WHERE WE LEARNED CARBON DIOXIDE IS A TRACE ELEMENT, NOT A POLLUTANT!
The study claims to have “proven that it is all but certain that EPA’s basic claim that CO2 is a pollutant is totally false,” according to a press statement put out by Drs. Jim Wallace, John Christy, and Joe D’Aleo. Wallace, Christy and D’Aleo — a statistician, a climatologist and meteorologist, respectively — released a study claiming to invalidate EPA’s 2009 endangerment finding, which allowed the agency to regulate CO2 as a pollutant.
http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/24/exclusive-new-study-calls-epas-labeling-of-co2-a-pollutant-totally-false/

Former Obama Official: Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

COLOR ME SHOCKED
Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion.
“What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis, was, I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” Koonin said, referring to elements within the Obama administration he said were responsible for manipulating climate data.
http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/24/former-obama-official-says-climate-data-was-often-misleading-and-wrong/?utm_campaign=atdailycaller&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

AFTER A 3 MONTH TOUR DE FORCE OF HOW TO SPONGE OFF RICH PEOPLE LIKE RICHARD BRANSON AND THE LATE MARLON BRANDO, BARACK H. OBAMA WILL NOW DELIVER A BRAVURA PERFORMANCE AS THE ULTIMATE HYPOCRITE TO THE MAVENS OF WALL STREET
Obama to net $400K for Wall Street speech: report
The former president’s reported speaking fee is nearly twice the price commanded by Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.
Obama reappeared on the public stage Monday, making his first public remarks since leaving the White House at the future site of his presidential library.
The former president did not mention President Trump or offer political commentary during his appearance at the University of Chicago.
http://thehill.com/homenews/news/330337-obama-to-net-400k-for-wall-street-speech-report

I CAN’T BELIEVE THIS ASSHAT ACTUALLY SAID THIS:
Josh Earnest: Obama will jump in and criticize the new administration if Trump crosses any, er, “red lines”
I know what you’re thinking because I’m thinking it too, as is everyone who worked for the Obama administration on foreign policy: “Since when does Obama enforce red lines?”
Actually I suspect you’ll find him enforcing lots of moral “red lines” in the future, now that all that’s required of him is giving a speech to an adoring media peppered with lots of that’s-not-who-we-ares. That was 80 percent of his presidency but it’ll be 99 percent of his retirement.
Enjoy the irony of Earnest flagging as an example of a “red line” any potential efforts by Team Trump to start rounding up and deporting DREAMers. I … don’t think you need to worry, Josh. Things change but DACA stays the same!

Obama Uses Race Card To Take Shot At Hillary Clinton

I’M PRETTY SURE THESE TWO MEGALOMANIACS HAVE DESPISED EACH OTHER FROM THE GET-GO
Obama was telling the panel about how he visited with at-risk youth on Sunday ahead of his appearance at the University of Chicago.
“If the six of you had been in that conversation, you would have come away not saying ‘these are some thugs or super-predators that I can’t relate to.’ You’d actually say, ‘man, if I had gone through what they went through I’m not sure how things would have worked out me either,’” Obama told the panel.
Obama choice of the term “super-predator” is an apparent reference to comments that Hilary Clinton made in 1996 that caused a considerable backlash in both of the Clintons’ presidential campaigns.
http://ntknetwork.com/obama-takes-a-shot-at-hillary-clinton/

SPEAKING OF SUPER PREDATORS (THAT’S CALLED A SEGUE):
Up to 60 Teens Swarm San Francisco Commuter Train, Robbing and Beating Passengers
Officials say the robbery was planned like a Blitzkrieg with the teens swarming the station, forcing the traindoors open, rushing into the train and robbing passengers, and then disappearing into an East Oakland neighborhood — all in a matter of minutes.
The teens exited the train and disappeared into the surrounding East Oakland neighborhood.
Police will not release the video or still shots of the surveillance for fear that some of the suspects are minors
Whenever someone complains about the media blackout on the racial makeup of criminals and thugs, the response is usually something like “it’s not relevant to the story” or “we don’t want to upset the local minority community by appearing to single out criminals.”
My response is always: How can the race of the perpetrator not be relevant to the story? Or the race of the victim for that matter.

http://www.breitbart.com/california/2017/04/24/up-to-60-teens-swarm-san-francisco-commuter-train-robbing-and-beating-passengers/
https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/04/24/40-60-teens-storm-bart-train-rob-passengers/

3 arrested after mob attacks officers at California college event

As the officers got out of the car, two officers were attacked by several people and beaten on the ground
THANKS TO BROTHER BARACK, THEY AIN’T SCARED OF THE PO-LEECE NO ‘MO

Three men were arrested following an attack on Davis police officers who encountered a group of people blocking traffic on a busy roadway during Saturday’s Picnic Day at UC Davis.
The annual campus open house has become known in recent years for violence and drunken mayhem, mainly on the streets of the normally quiet college town.
A hostile group quickly surrounded the vehicle. Several people began yelling threats at the officers in the car, and one person pretended he was pulling a gun on the officers, the news release said.
As the officers got out of the car and began to identify themselves as police, two officers were attacked by several people and beaten on the ground. Police reported that the officers were kicked and punched in the head, and one officer was struck on the side of the head with a bottle.
As they were being assaulted, the officers could see people in the crowd taking video of the attack on their cell phones, according to the news release.
https://www.policeone.com/Crowd-Control/articles/329707006-3-arrested-after-mob-attacks-officers-at-Calif-college-event/

I’M MAKING AN EFFORT NOT TO POST A BUNCH OF THESE STUPID PICTURES WITH EVERY POST. YOU’RE WELCOME.

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Cutbacks at the EPA

Trailer for documentary “Collateral Damage” about Obama’s war on coal.

2017_04 07 Cutbacks at EPA by Terrell

Good article on what the cuts are all about: About those ‘devastating’ EPA budget reductions

There is ample room – and abundant need – for the proposed EPA reductions.

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Under Trump, your puddles will belong to you

In May of 2015, the Obama administration made one of its more shocking and unacceptable power grabs with the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule.  

This rule defined almost all fresh water, including puddles, to be subject to federal oversight and regulation.

President Trump is going to reverse the rule probably this week.

Judge Napolitano explains the depth of the problem with this rule.

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A new sheriff is at the EPA

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The new EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, told a crowd of career bureaucrats that the EPA will follow the law, not invent it.  

This will be a dramatic departure from the EPA of the last eight years under Barack Obama, who used the agency to regulate massive swathes of land, water and resources, placing them out of reach of state control.

President Donald Trump’s executive orders will officially be rolling back the Obama-era policies on climate change and water pollution and Pruitt intends to implement the changes.

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There’s a new boss in town

And the Obama Sheeple know it.  According to Hot Air,  EPA employees were so upset after Trump won that they had to take sick leave.  And a few days ago, an unnamed employee reported more than a few friends were still coming to work in tears.

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But for those who are more committed to science than to politics, things are looking up.  In December, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee issued a report on their investigation into the firing of an Energy Department scientist.

The committee determined there to be an institutional disregard for separation of powers that amounted to “a reckless and calculated attack on the legislative process itself, which undermines the power of Congress to legislate.”

“Institutional disregard” is a polite way of saying that the Obama administration was so determined to have its own way that it actually forbade Energy Dept scientists from giving Congress information about their work and fired one who gave Congress information requested.

Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the committee, said, “In this staff report based on lengthy record before the committee, much has been revealed about how senior level agency officials under the Obama administration retaliated against a scientist who did not follow the party line.”

“Moving forward, the department needs to overhaul its management practices to ensure that Congress is provided the information it requires to legislate and that federal employees and scientists who provide that information do so without fear of retribution.”

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Like a Cyclone Through a Wheatfield

A lot of people in D.C. are waking to the realization that Donald Trump means what he says. He is making good on his promises at a dizzying rate. No time for speeches or useless puffery. He’s all business and it’s already making some skeptics tired trying to keep up.

Trump Expected To Sign Executive Orders On Immigration Regarding Islamic Countries!
Trump’s orders were expected to involve restricting access to the United States for refugees and some visa holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, said the aides and experts, who asked not to be identified.

Congress Reintroduces Bill That Gives Governors the Option to Reject Refugees
Under the State Refugee Security Act of 2017, the federal government must give states at least 21 days’ notice that they plan to resettle a refugee there. If a governor maintains that the government has failed to prove the refugee presents no security threat, they can refuse to accept him or her.

Trump on Keystone: ‘We’ll See If We Can Get That Pipeline Built’–With USA-Made Pipe
Continuing his “America first” blitz on Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed five executive orders dealing with oil pipelines, the pipe itself, and “regulatory burdens” he plans to lift.

GOP Senators Unveil Patient Freedom Act to Replace Obamacare
“We need comprehensive legislation,” Collins continued. “It’s still a work in progress. … But if we don’t start putting specific legislation on the table that can be debated, refined, amended and enacted, then we will fail the American people.”

Trump expected to sign order funding border wall
White House officials told The New York Times that Trump was planning to sign an executive order directing federal funds toward the wall.

Days Into Trump Admin, Corrupt Employees Are Already Being Fired At The VA
Days into Donald Trump’s administration, heads are finally beginning to roll at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Two notoriously corrupt employees in Puerto Rico were fired this week, indicating that more may be on the way.
One is the hospital’s CEO, DeWayne Hamlin, who offered an employee $305,000 to quit after she played a role in exposing his drug arrest.
“Mr. DeWayne Hamlin was removed from federal service effective January 20, 2017,” the VA said. Jan. 20 was Inauguration Day.

Trump: ‘We Are Bringing Manufacturing Back to the United States Big League’
Bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States was a cornerstone of Trump’s campaign. On Monday, the president signed an executive order withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, another facet of his pro-worker campaign promises.

U.S. House votes to permanently ban taxpayer funding of abortion
The No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act (HR 7), introduced by Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, makes permanent the so-called Hyde Amendment permanent. Thus far the amendment, which prohibits federal money from being used to fund abortions through Medicaid, has been subject to annual renewal.
The Charlotte Lozier Institute estimates the Hyde Amendment has saved over two million lives since it was enacted in 1976.

White House suggests it won’t appease Democrats on Court nominee
THE DEMOCRATS WILL COME TO REGRET FORMER SENATE SCUMBAG HARRY REID PULLING THE NUCLEAR OPTION ON ALL JUDGES SHORT OF THE SUPREME COURT. McCONNEL HAS INDICATED HE MAY DO IT IF THE DEMOCRATS CONTINUE TO ACT LIKE SPOILED CHILDREN.
President Trump will not capitulate to Democratic lawmakers who have threatened to block his nominee to the Supreme Court if the individual is not “mainstream” enough, the White House indicated today

Democrats And Republicans Unite To Rescind Last-Minute Obama Order Seeking Federal Election Takeover
All 50 state secretaries of state are urging the Trump administration to rescind a last-minute Department of Homeland Security directive calling state election systems “critical infrastructure.”
Many state officials fear this is the first step toward a federal takeover of state-run elections, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

E-Verify Use May Soon Be Required Of All Employers
THIS WOULD BE YUGE
Every employer in America may soon have to use E-Verify to check the legal status of their employees.
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley introduced a bill Tuesday requiring all employers to use the now-voluntary, internet-based E-Verify system to certify employee immigration status and terminate anyone who fails the test.

WH Spox to Breitbart’s Spiering: We’ll Have ‘Heavy Administration Presence’ at the March for Life

Tuesday at the White House press briefing when Breitbart’s Charlie Spiering asked press secretary Sean Spicer about the Trump administration’s plans for Friday’s March for Life, Spicer said, “Obviously we’re going to have heavy administration presence there.”

Trump Orders EPA To Take Down Global Warming Web-Page
“If the website goes dark, years of work we have done on climate change will disappear,” the staffer told Reuters Tuesday. The staffer was not authorized to speak to the media and claimed EPA employees were scrambling to save data on the website.

Trump calls Egypt’s President, stressing U.S. support
THE ENTIRE MIDDLE EAST KNOWS TRUMP IS NOT THE PATHETIC PHONY THAT OBAMA WAS

Trump told El-Sisi his administration is committed to maintaining the US’s annual military aid to Egypt.
El-Sisi stressed to Trump Egypt’s commitment in the fight against terrorism despite economic burdens the country faced in the past three years.
Meanwhile, Trump reiterated to the Egyptian president his appreciation for the difficulties Egypt endured in the fight against terrorism, and commended El-Sisi on the country’s economic reform program.
The two presidents affirmed their belief in the strategic nature of the relationship between Cairo and Washington.
Egypt annually receives $1.3 billion in military aid from the United States.

Trump State Department Freezes Obama’s $221 Million Parting Gift To The Palestinians
The Trump administration has frozen Obama’s parting gift to the the Palestinians.
Former US President Barack Obama, in his waning hours, quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority (PA), which Congress had been blocking.
The Trump administration announced it is freezing the move.

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