Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trip to the nail salon lands one bride in the hospital

She had to undergo emergency surgery because of her pedicure.

Democrats to White Males: You’re Not Wanted Here

Power Line, by Steven Hayward Posted By: Hazymac- Tue, 31 32 2017 10:32:24 GMT The Daily Wire has obtained an internal Democratic National Committee email listing several open IT positions that openly says that it does not want white males. Here’s the email—note the underlined sentence at the end: (Snip) The sentence reads: “I personally would prefer that you not forward to cisgender straight white males, since they’re already in the majority.” So much for being an “equal opportunity employer” I guess. Just curious: what’s it like to be a straight, cis’gendered white male working at the DNC? Do you have to begin every day genuflecting outside the office of the diversity coordinator, and apologizing

BREAKING: Several Dead, More Injured Following Terror Incident in Tribeca Area of New York City

PJ Media, by Patrick Poole Posted By: Hazymac- Tue, 31 37 2017 10:37:19 GMT Early reports of an incident in the Tribeca area of New York City: Local media is reporting two dead, five injured, in a combination of a shooting and a truck running over bicyclists. NYPD says they have a suspect in custody: Due to police activity, avoid the area of Chambers Street/West St. One person is in custody. Expect many emergency personnel in the area. — NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 31, 2017 UPDATE: Authorities say there is ´NO active threat´ following incident in Tribeca. — CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) October 31, 2017 CNN is saying that NYPD is treating the incident as terrorism’related: UPDATE: New York Police

Alexandra Petri: Nothing could have less to do with Donald Trump than the campaign that made him president

Washington Post, by Alexandra Petri Posted By: Hazymac- Tue, 31 46 2017 10:46:49 GMT This indictment story has everything. Vladimir Putin’s “niece.” Carpet worth $934,350. Catfishing. Paul Manafort, whose involvement with the Trump campaign — as its chairman — apparently came as a total surprise to the campaign. At least, that’s what Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeatedly reassured the American people on Monday, after reading them a bizarre and lengthy story about 10 journalists going out to buy beer together that concluded, “And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how our tax system works!” Here is her account, somewhat condensed: First, this has nothing to do with Donald Trump. For several months, the chairman of the Trump campaign was

IRS chief jabs IG who exposed tea party targeting in farewell speech

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan Posted By: KarenJ1- Tue, 31 04 2017 11:04:36 GMT The IRS fends off 4 million hacking attempts a day, Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday, saying the tax agency does a solid job of keeping intruders out of its databases, though they’ve managed to spoof some taxpayers and steal their information individually. Mr. Koskinen begged for more money and talked about his repeated battles with Congress as he prepares to leave the IRS on Nov. 12, when his term ends. (Snip) He also pointedly recalled efforts to impeach him for his handling of the tea party targeting scandal, which he was hired to clean up. Mr. Koskinen did not, however, apologize to

Senate votes to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Washington Examiner, by Ryan Lovelace Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 31 09 2017 11:09:43 GMT The Senate voted 55’43 on Tuesday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Three Democrats crossed party lines to vote for Barrett: Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin. Donnelly is running for re’election in Barrett´s home state. Barrett, a Notre Dame law professor, came under fire from Senate Democrats because of her Catholic faith during Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on her nomination. Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Dick Durbin of Illinois grilled Barrett at the hearings over how she chooses to practices her Catholic faith.

New York terrorist attack: Alleged killer Sayfullo Saipov has N.J. ties, by Erin Banco Posted By: greggojo- Tue, 31 11 2017 11:11:29 GMT The man taken into custody by the New York Police Department is 29’year’old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Florida, according to an ABC News report. Police stopped Saipov in Mount Holly…

MAGAnomics–U.S. Consumer Confidence “Reaches Highest Point in 17 Years”, Wage Rates Climbing…

Conservative Tree House, by Sundance Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 31 14 2017 11:14:56 GMT The U.S. Conference Board is an economic think tank in partnership with Nielsen surveys which provides predictive economic analysis based on consumer and economic surveys within the larger U.S. economy. The latest monthly report from the board shows a stratospheric level of consumer confidence, 125.9 the highest level since 2000. Accordingly, “consumers were even more optimistic in October than economists polled by Reuters expected.” The media and economic teams who thrill at the possibility of being able to talk’down the U.S. economy are apoplectic… (Photo) (Reuters) U.S. consumer confidence jumped to a near 17’year high in October, with households upbeat

New York on high alert but the annual downtown Greenwich Village Halloween parade goes on just hours after terror truck attack

Daily Mail [UK], by Regina F. Graham, Jennifer Smith Posted By: Attercliffe- Tue, 31 18 2017 11:18:15 GMT New York City is on high alert for the downtown Halloween parade and night of trick or treating after truck terror attack left at least eight dead…

Top NPR Editor Placed On Leave Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

The alleged incidents occurred when Michael Oreskes headed The New York Times Washington bureau in the late 1990s.