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Schumer, Pelosi, Trump - Let The Negotiations Begin...

“Read my lips, Schumer is playing you for a fool Mr. President: Immigration Hawks Licking their Wounds after Trump’s About Face” Those are only two …

Donald Trump

They Simply Won’t Give Up…

Mitt Romney, it is reported, is considering a run for Senator from Utah, presumably to position himself to replace Orrin Hatch who, it is thought, …

Elections

Trump’s Here to Kick the Door Down

<b>Republicans brace for a 2018 election with an uncertain friend in the White House</b><i>.</i> This tag line came from The Washington Examiner. I think they got …

Sebastian Gorka

North Korea's Nuke Test May Have Been Twice as Strong as Thought

North Korea’s latest nuclear test may have been more than twice as powerful as first thought -- or 17 times stronger than the Hiroshima bomb -- …

North Korea

Militarization of Deep State: Administrative Fed Agencies

Homeland Security did a massive buildup of personnel and military style equipment starting in 2002. However, the looming question today is why did …

Surveillance

Rescinding the Regulatory State

What do you imagine is the difference between a common robber, his face obscured by a nylon stocking, robbing you at gun point, and a faceless …

Mitch McConnell

Steve Bannon compares China to 1930s Germany and says US must confront Beijing

Former senior aide to Donald Trump prepares to visit Hong Kong and warns that China is at ‘economic war’ with America<p>Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former consigliere, has compared China to 1930s Germany, warning the country could go down the same dark path if the US fails to challenge its rise.<p>“A …

China

Source: Sessions floating idea of lie detector tests for NSC staff

<b>(CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions has floated the idea of giving polygraph tests to National Security Council staff to determine who is leaking classified information to the media, a source familiar with his thinking tells CNN.<p>Sessions, a former Alabama Republican senator, proposed the idea of …

Enrique Peña Nieto

Bannon confirms he opposed firing of FBI Director Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says the firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the biggest mistake in "modern political history."<p>Bannon confirmed he opposed President Donald Trump's decision to oust Comey, calling the FBI "an institution." Bannon told …

Government

Why Pres Trump Needs to Fire His National Security Advisor

<b>Since the election there has been an unprecedented attempt to unwind the election result. In recent months events have accelerated on several fronts</b> …

Foreign Policy

What’s the big deal about DACA?

What’s the big deal about DACA? An unscrupulous president Obama took it upon himself to sanctify and legitimize, by his presidential will alone, the …

Immigration

Militarization of Deep State: Part 1 Homeland Security

We face an America where some of the population can’t get enough of a massive progressive federal government and the other half is scared half to …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

What’s Still Dividing America?

Clearly, the still mentally functioning and vigorous voter base of simple Americans who, against all odds made Donald Trump, a complete political …

Republican Party

'Seoul will be vaporised': Boris Johnson's warning as US threatens to annihilate North Korea

Boris Johnson has warned President Donald Trump that taking military action against North Korea could provoke Kim Jong-un to “vaporise” the South Korean population in response.<p>Pyongyang announced on Sunday that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded onto a long-range …

North Korea

Conservatives vs. Republican Intransigence

Unquestionably, the “Establishment Republican Party” corrupted as it is, is not the party that American’s wanted when they voted for Donald Trump to …

Republicans

Trump Is Right. Nuclear Talks With North Korea Are Pointless.

But that doesn't mean war is the only option.<p>Here's a shocker. On Wednesday morning Donald Trump tweeted something that was mostly true: "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years. Talking is not the answer!"<p>Technically the U.S. government stopped …

North Korea

Lessons from History

An interesting little piece of comparative history is required here. In 1933, almost one month after Herr Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, the …

Democracy

New neo-Nazi website host hit with DDoS attack

The Web hosting company behind the newly revived “Daily Stormer” site suffered connectivity issues Thursday when it was hit with a distributed denial …

Cybersecurity

Clapper questions Trump's 'fitness' following Phoenix rally

Phoenix

No, Trump's support hasn't collapsed, but yes, he's increasingly alone

In the annals of the modern presidency, few chief executives have been as alone as President Trump appears now — shunned by major business leaders, at odds with his party’s congressional leadership and deeply estranged from more than half the nation.<p>Polls taken in the past week, since Trump made …

Elections

Here Are The States With The Most Hate Groups

Where does your state fall?The post Here Are The States With The Most Hate Groups appeared first on All That Is Interesting.

Racism

Ivanka Trump issues direct condemnation of 'white supremacy and neo-nazis'

The day after deadly protests that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. following a “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally, Ivanka Trump issued a more pointed assessment of blame than her father, saying there is “no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis.”<p>Ivanka Trump calling out …

Racism

White House Aide Forced Out After Claim of Leftist Conspiracy

WASHINGTON — A cabal of leftist “deep state” government workers, “globalists,” bankers, adherents to Islamic fundamentalism and establishment Republicans are conspiring to remove President Trump and impose cultural Marxism in the United States, according to a former White House aide whose darkly …

National Security Council

The inevitable Trump/Kim Jong-un hair swap is here—and it’s devastatingly good

It’s widely acknowledged that Donald Trump has the worst hair of any president. Even Martin Van Buren had a cool mad scientist type vibe going …

Kim Jong-un

Chelsea Manning appears in Vogue magazine's September issue

Former US army analyst turned whistleblower appears in red one-piece swimsuit, tweeting: ‘guess this is what freedom looks like’<p>Chelsea Manning, the former US Army analyst turned whistleblower, has graced the pages of Vogue magazine’s September issue.<p>Manning was photographed in a red swimsuit on a …

Chelsea Manning

Melissa McCarthy: The Shocking Reason She Feels ‘Sad’ About Sean Spicer’s Resignation

Melissa McCarthy has had a change of heart — kind of. After ripping Sean Spicer a new one on ‘SNL,’ HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned why she …

Donald Trump

Trump: "Let Obamacare fail... I'm not going to own it."

In an "impromptu" White House Pool spray during President Trump's lunch with Vice President Pence, National Security Advisor McMaster, Colonel Wawro …

Health Care

Trump, North Korea and shifting alliances: is this a new world disorder?

The balance of power is changing as US influence declines. Amid a nuclear crisis and a fractious G20 summit in Hamburg, who will win the struggle for succession?<p>The overt US threats of punitive military action that followed last week’s provocative test-firing of a potentially nuclear-capable …

Geopolitics