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CNN file suit against Trump administration for taking reporter's pass
[PRESSTV] American broadcaster CNN has taken legal action against US President Donald Trump, and several of his aides, for barring the network’s senior correspondent from the White House.

The White House revoked CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass, known as a Secret Service "hard pass," after an exchange of words between Trump and Acosta and the president's harsh remarks during a press conference last week.
Posted by: Fred || 11/14/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6492 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Odd how they failed to mention him man-handling the intern....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/14/2018 1:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Violence by the left is to be acceptable part of politics. Fighting back is not to be tolerated by the cartel.
Posted by: Neville Dark Lord of the Wee Folk7365 || 11/14/2018 4:15 Comments || Top||

#3  I want to know the name of any judge that doesn't immediately throw this out simply based upon the Constitutional separation of powers. It would be no less than the Executive sticking its fingers into any federal judge's action to have the bailiff remove someone from his court.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/14/2018 6:33 Comments || Top||

#4  I want to know the name of any judge that doesn't immediately throw this out

Pick a judge. Pick any Obama appointed judge.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/14/2018 7:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Maybe that judge in Hawaii who blocked Trump's order on vetting immigrants from some countries can help.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/14/2018 9:51 Comments || Top||

#7  FoxNews just announced an Amicus Brief of FoxNews supporting the CNN lawsuit against the White House. FoxNews has been swinging left recently. Breitbart and Drudge are the only ones left that are not a part of the MSM ship of fools.
Posted by: Neville Dark Lord of the Wee Folk7365 || 11/14/2018 11:52 Comments || Top||

#8  my guess is Fox News is paying back for the support they got from the other WH Reporters when Obammer tried to remove Fox News' access
Posted by: Frank G || 11/14/2018 13:58 Comments || Top||

#9  CNN's access isn't being denied. Just Acosta's. 58 other reporters from CNN still have access.

Personally, I would just throw all the bums out and just hand out printed press statements. Fuck them all.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/14/2018 14:15 Comments || Top||

#10  Trump should go dark. No press conference and no Tweets until the new year. Let them guess what he's thinking.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/14/2018 19:53 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Bush should be punished, not awarded medal: Analyst
[PRESSTV] Former US President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney should be exposed and jailed for their crimes, not awarded medals, says an American analyst.

Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were awarded the Liberty Medal this week at the National Constitution Center.

The medal was awarded amid protests from veterans who blocked the entrance to the National Constitution Center.

Organizers from Veterans Against The War, a group of post-9/11 service members and veterans, said the protesters aimed to end “a foreign policy of permanent war and the use of military weapons, tactics and values in communities across the country."

US-based political analyst William Jones told Press TV in a phone interview on Monday that awarding the Liberty Medal to Bush was "completely ironic".

He added that the only thing that was more ironic would be if Cheney received the award.

Jones said people like Bush and Cheney, who is a senior neoconservative politician and served under four Republican presidents, were responsible for the planning and implementation of American military operations in the Middle East that continued to go on to this day.

If we look back on the Middle East in the past two decades, what we see is continual fighting and chaos and it all began with the Iraq war under George W Bush,” he said.

Posted by: Fred || 11/14/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Just remember, you can't spell 'analyst' without ANAL.
Posted by: ed in texas || 11/14/2018 6:59 Comments || Top||

#2  I suspect Jeb is punishment enough.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/14/2018 8:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Who the hell is William Jones?
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 11/14/2018 8:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Organizers from Veterans Against The War, a group of post-9/11 service members and veterans

aka... a Soros funded group that has a couple REMFs that may have served after 9/11 that want their 15 minutes and money.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/14/2018 9:36 Comments || Top||

#5  In another time, this organization reads like one that JohnFnKerry would belong to.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/14/2018 10:52 Comments || Top||

UH-OH: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's First Appearance In D.C. Is At A PROTEST Against Nancy Pelosi ‐ And Leftists AREN'T Happy
[DailyWire] Newly elected Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) made her first appearance in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, but the first item on her agenda has fellow Democrats seeing red.

Ocasio-Cortez joined a group of young activists called the "Sunrise Movement" in staging a sit-in protest outside the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the House Minority Leader and, come January, the likely Speaker of the House ‐ and Ocasio-Cortez's new boss.

Ocasio-Cortez addressed the protesters, who were holding signs asking for a "Green New Deal" from Democrats in charge, and demanding "Green Jobs for All," shook hands, and gave high-fives to the 50 or so protesters who blocked the entrance to Pelosi's office.

The event marked Ocasio-Cortez's first visit to the soon-to-be Speaker's office, and leftists were pretty miffed that she introduced herself to her Democratic colleagues not by embracing inter-party collegiality, but by openly disagreeing with her party's long-time leadership.
Come for the story, stay for the tweets!

If this goof doesn't learn from things like this, I may move to NY just to do my best to keep her in office!

Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 11/14/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6494 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I see my stock in companies that make popcorn are starting to recover.
Posted by: Snavimble Bucket1794 || 11/14/2018 2:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Anonymous Sources. The move is not necessary. You will soon see a lot of extremely radical young people like Ocasio popping up all over the country if we do not nip this in the bud.
Posted by: Neville Dark Lord of the Wee Folk7365 || 11/14/2018 4:12 Comments || Top||

#3  ...Or as the Ol' Perfessor calls her, Occasional Cortex.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/14/2018 4:51 Comments || Top||

#4  I may move to NY just to do my best to keep her in office!

No need. Just loan the offspring of ACORN your name for voter registration. You'll be there in spirit and deed without moving a foot.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/14/2018 6:35 Comments || Top||

#5  she'll wake up with a magical money-shitting unicorn's head in her bed one morning.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 11/14/2018 7:10 Comments || Top||

#6  Just think.... there are people who are stupid enough to vote her into office.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/14/2018 9:05 Comments || Top||

#7  # Neville Dark Lord of the Wee Folk, I don't know how big the idiot socialist safe space snowflake generation is but the one after them is conservative.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/14/2018 9:59 Comments || Top||

#8  The leftists are never happy. A little internal strife might occupy them and clean out the party.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/14/2018 10:57 Comments || Top||

#9  I'd still tap it :)
Posted by: texhooey || 11/14/2018 13:02 Comments || Top||

#10  I'd still tap it :)

Ok for you; to me, her overbite in that pix looks like the cowcatcher on a Pacific 4-8-4.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 11/14/2018 14:30 Comments || Top||

#11  Ho Lee Shiite: UPDATE: Pelosi caves to Ocasio-Cortez demand within hours of office occupation

Looks like Palsi got herself a vote for Speaker?
Posted by: Harry Sluth7305 || 11/14/2018 16:10 Comments || Top||

#12  "She could eat corn through a fence"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/14/2018 19:10 Comments || Top||

#13  Plus she gots the crazy eye.
Posted by: SteveS || 11/14/2018 19:25 Comments || Top||

#14  #9 - My Momma always said "don't put your d*** in crazy!"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/14/2018 20:19 Comments || Top||

#15  Plus she gots the crazy eye.

That's only because you can't see the other one.
Posted by: gorb || 11/14/2018 21:54 Comments || Top||

Obama Appointed Fed Judge Orders GA Sec State Review All Provisional Ballots, Postpone Certifying Election
[Law.com Daily Report] U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg ordered Georgia's new secretary of state to direct all Georgia counties with more than 100 provisional ballots, including 92 counties that have already certified their results, to "engage in a good faith review" of the eligibility of the voters who cast them. The order could expand the pool of valid ballots that remain to be counted by thousands. She also postponed certification of the midterm election results until as late as Nov. 20 and no earlier than Friday.

Wiki: Born in New York, New York, she is the daughter of Melanie (Shroder) and Polish-born violinist Roman Totenberg. Totenberg earned an Artium Baccalaureus, magna cum laude, in 1974 from Harvard-Radcliffe College and a Juris Doctor in 1977 from Harvard Law School.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/14/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6525 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'd say a clean waste basket would constitute good faith...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/14/2018 8:55 Comments || Top||

#2  The Democrats need more time to find their missing votes.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/14/2018 9:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Every state that flipped ought to be reviewed for election fraud. I do not trust the Dems not to try to steal an election. It must be a part of their Party platform.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/14/2018 10:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Whatever happened to separation of powers? Or is that a hopelessly naive question these days?
Posted by: Tom || 11/14/2018 15:23 Comments || Top||

#5  "And then there's the journalist, Nina
(retributive justice!), a leaner
who fights in a meaner,
more ink-stained arena
and spins like a real ballerina!"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/14/2018 19:21 Comments || Top||

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Wed 2018-11-14
  Ceasefire Goes Into Effect In South Following Unprecedented Rocket Barrage
Tue 2018-11-13
  Gaza factions agree to cease fire if Israel halts attack - Palestinian official
Mon 2018-11-12
  IAF have begun air strikes on Gaza.
Sun 2018-11-11
  Yemeni forces 'seize Hodeidah's main hospital' amid air raids
Sat 2018-11-10
  Yemeni forces, Saudi-led coalition launch 'vast' Hodeidah push
Fri 2018-11-09
  One dead after Melbourne knife attack being treated as terrorism - ISIS claims actions of known wolf
Thu 2018-11-08
  Syrian Man Gets Life in Prison for Making Parts in IEDs Used Against U.S.
Wed 2018-11-07
  Trump says Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns
Tue 2018-11-06
  Election Day open thread
Mon 2018-11-05
  U.S. jet fighters kill 25 Islamic State militants in Kirkuk
Sun 2018-11-04
  US soldier killed in ‘apparent insider attack’ in Kabul -- NATO
Sat 2018-11-03
  Mass grave with 1,500 bodies unearthed in Raqqa city
Fri 2018-11-02
  Foreigners among 68 militants killed, wounded in Afghan, U.S. forces operations
Thu 2018-11-01
  Nigerian Shia group says 42 killed when security forces fired upon protests
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  Mil Times Follow-up article: 5 freed from Gitmo in exchange for Bergdahl join Taliban's political office in Qatar

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