Monthly Archives: August 2017

Trump admin. slashes funding for Obamacare promotion

Washington Times, by Tom Howell Jr. Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Thu, 31 52 2017 11:52:03 GMT The Trump administration announced Thursday it will dramatically slash taxpayer spending on Obamacare promotion next year, reeling in millions in advertising and tying grants for “navigator” groups to how many people they signed up last year. President Obama set up the navigator program to help people understand their options on web-based insurance markets established by his signature overhaul, yet the Trump administration says nearly 100 nonprofits, health centers and other in-person assistants are tapping federal coffers will little accountability. The Health and Human Services Department said for 2018,

Federal Security Agent Found Dead– Body Pulled from Potomac– Media Silent

Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 31 53 2017 11:53:28 GMT Federal agent Kurt Smolek was found dead after going missing on Monday. His body was pulled from the Potomac River on Wednesday. Smolek was a Diplomatic Security Special Agent….

Man plays piano in Harvey’ flooded home

New York Post, by Natalie Musumeci Posted By: JoniTx- Thu, 31 58 2017 11:58:29 GMT In the midst of disastrous flood’waters, this Texan was able to find solace in a piano. The unidentified man was captured in a poignant online video playing piano in a living room filled with knee’high’deep flood’waters from Tropical Storm Harvey. Aric Harding, a Houston resident who evacuated with his family, posted the tear’jerker video to Instagram Wednesday after having returned to his inundated home to grab his children’s “favorite stuffed animals.” “I went back to our street today because as you guys have probably seen the water has come back with a vengeance. I hope this was its high point.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Admits No Common Ground With Trump on Immigration –Chamber Demands Open’Ended Immigration Must Be Maintained… ion

Conservative Tree House, by Sundance Posted By: JoniTx- Fri, 01 14 2017 12:14:19 GMT The open border position of the crony’capitalistic U.S. Chamber of Commerce is only one of the issues that showcases the hidden agenda of their heavily lobbied influence upon Republicans in Congress. The CoC spends hundreds of millions writing legislation and paying off the UniParty to deliver on their multinational corporate agenda. In an interview today the Chamber admits their immigration agenda has no common ground with the President Trump administration. CTH has pointed out this issue for many years, however more people are awake now. (Photos) WASHINGTON DC – The Chamber of Commerce admitted Thursday that it is struggling to

Mnuchin Says Putting Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill Not a Focus Right Now

Townhall.com, by Lauretta Brown Posted By: Flipper3- Fri, 01 21 2017 12:21:19 GMT Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin wouldn’t say Thursday if he will commit to his predecessor Jack Lew’s plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill in place of Andrew Jackson. “Ultimately we will be looking at this issue. It´s not something I´m focused on at the moment,” Mnuchin told CNBC. “The No. 1 issue why we change the currency is to stop counterfeiting,” he added. “So the issues of what we change will be primarily related to what we need to do for security purposes. I´ve received classified briefings on that. And that´s what I´m focused on for the most

James Comey Drafted Conclusion in Clinton Probe Prior to FBI Interviewing Key Witnesses…

Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance Posted By: earlybird- Fri, 01 26 2017 12:26:53 GMT In a letter from Senator Chuck Grassley to new FBI Director Christopher Wray (full pdf below) the senator outlines some disturbing information discovered in documents reviewed by the judicial committee. Chief among the issues was a discovery that fired FBI Director James Comey had already drafted a preliminary conclusion that Hillary Clinton was not going to be held responsible; the FBI Director’s position was created in April and May 2016 before sixteen key investigative witnesses, including Mrs. Clinton herself, were even interviewed. The revelations within the documents provides even more evidence that FBI Director James Comey was running a political investigation

The Death of Fun as We Know It

National Review, by Heather Wilhelm Posted By: Lalo- Fri, 01 35 2017 12:35:12 GMT Our culture’s default mode of ‘All Politics, All The Time’ is tedious. We can do better. These days, when people ask me what I do, I tend to brace myself a bit, battening down the proverbial mental hatches. “Oh, I’m a writer,” I’ll say cheerily, warily scanning my new friend’s eyes, especially if that person is my doctor or an Uber driver or a hairdresser or someone else who happens to temporarily hold my life in their hands. “What’s that? What do I write about? Oh . . . ” — here’s the part where I scan the room for