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Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso
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-Land of the Free
Louie Gohmert: ‘This Came Very Close to Being the First Successful Coup' in U.S. History
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/13/2019 06:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [407 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Until some people are actually on trial we shouldn't be calling it a coup. Just bad sportsmanship or something.
Posted by: rschwarz || 05/13/2019 9:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes, and Looey Gomer, Jason "Tim Curry" Chaffetz and Curt Gowdy-Doody did nothing to stop it or slow it down. They just grandstanded hoping to improve their own positions withing the swamp. F*ck them...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/13/2019 10:36 Comments || Top||

#3  No, it was a coup attempt, but it did not come close. We did not have to clean our guns and head to DC, we did not have to take our nation back by force. It would have come to an armed revolt if they even came close. To the authors point, they have no idea how close they came to making their political attempt an kinetic one.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 05/13/2019 11:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Yes to all you said 49 Pan. Except for the gun cleaning part--it's good to keep them clean and at the ready all the time.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 11:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Mine are oiled, clean and have a nice supply of well stored ammunition. Ready to go at a minute's notice.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/13/2019 12:49 Comments || Top||

#6  Louie, where is the tree, rope?
Posted by: Woodrow || 05/13/2019 13:56 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm guilty John and Vader, I don't clean them like I should. But before I go they are ready for sure!!
Posted by: 49 Pan || 05/13/2019 14:57 Comments || Top||

#8  Mucerek is 100% correct. Lots of talk but all hot air. The only way you defeat a coup is a counter-coup. That means lots of dead bodies. None so far and I doubt there will ever be any.
Posted by: Kofi Trotsky4715 || 05/13/2019 17:44 Comments || Top||


Economy
Donny Deutsch interviews Jim Cramer - 'Hate him or love him, it's the numbers'
[MSNBC] On this week’s episode of "Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch," Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s "Mad Money," talks about Trump’s economy, and a winning political message: "If you don’t slam that $200 million per year executive, I think people think you’re heartless."
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 06:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What if I hate Cramer?
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/13/2019 11:05 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Facebook SWAT Team Arrests Man For Illegal Possession Of Conservative Views
[Babylon Bee] LA MESA, CA‐As part of a widespread crackdown on unacceptable viewpoints on the social network, Facebook sent out its SWAT teams Monday to arrest local man Kent Rogers for illegal possession of conservative views.

After Facebook took out several fringe personalities last week, conservatives thought they were in the clear, but it turns out they were just next on the list.

Rogers' arrest was part of a broader push against the illegal conservative view trade, which is estimated to affect millions of innocent Americans every year. Facebook SWAT specialists lined up outside his house for an early-morning, no-knock raid after he was caught posting a meme about Hillary Clinton's 30,000 missing emails on his page.

"We booked him on possession of several tons of illicit viewpoints, including the idea that government should be relatively small, Christian values are generally a good thing, and cisgendered males aren't always bad," one lieutenant of the Facebook SWAT force said. "Residents of La Mesa can rest easy tonight knowing these ideas are off the streets."

Proud officers took pictures with their haul, including hundreds of deadly books that question a far-left worldview, a signed picture of Ronald Reagan, and a copy of The Art of the Deal, a banned substance in all 50 states.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 05:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [278 views] Top|| File under:

#1  With enough practice one begins to spot these but not always--the Babble On Bee is pretty good at satire.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

#2  OK, try this one:
Expert Psychologist Banned on Twitter For Expressing Clinical Opinion

How did you do?

Posted by: SteveS || 05/13/2019 9:24 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Schiff: Biden Ukraine Scandal Should Be Off Limits
[ZeroHedge]
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/13/2019 07:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [296 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Image result for andy kaufman photos

A younger Adam Schiff when he was funnier..
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 8:51 Comments || Top||

#2  Except to a Special Prosecutor.

I know, too many of those, so I guess a regular prosecutor would be OK.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/13/2019 9:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Anything the dems do is off limits according to the demoncrats. Everything the right does is wrong and needs to be punished.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/13/2019 9:52 Comments || Top||

#4  Because when you're a Dimmocrap, you can plead insanity.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 05/13/2019 9:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Pencil-Neck POS
Posted by: Frank G || 05/13/2019 14:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Well, because the groping is more recent.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/13/2019 23:37 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Chuck Norris: Happy 71st Birthday Israel
[WND] This week marks the 71st birthday (or rebirth) of Israel as a nation. Happy Birthday, Israel! And a big congrats to our friend and the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi), for winning his fifth term in office this past month!

For those who might not be real familiar with the rebirth of Israel as a nation, let me briefly summarize the story. In 1947, the newly established United Nations officially accepted the idea to divide or partition the Holy Land ‐ including Jerusalem ‐ into a region for the Jews (Israel) and a region for the Arabs (Palestine). As a result, Britain relinquished its stronghold in the area on May 14, 1948, when Israel gave its Declaration of Independence

Tel Aviv became the temporary seat of government until the state of Israel moved it to Jerusalem in December 1949. Despite the shift in location, the U.S. embassy was built in Tel Aviv in 1966. At the same time, believe it or not, the U.S. consulate has had a presence in West Jerusalem since 1844. Yes, you read that year correctly. (It is further interesting to note that other countries ‐ like Britain and France ‐ have their consulates in East Jerusalem ‐ yes, East Jerusalem.)

The new U.S. embassy officially moved last year under president Trump’s direction on the site of the U.S. consulate general. We are the first country to open an embassy in Jerusalem since before 1980, while 86 countries continue today to have their embassies in Tel Aviv.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 05:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Happy birthday to Israel and Chuck. Keep on fighting all challengers even age.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 8:20 Comments || Top||

#2  He was signing autographs at NRA Indy. A woman near me said, "I thought he'd be bigger." A very good man all the same...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/13/2019 10:39 Comments || Top||



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Mon 2019-05-13
  Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso
Sun 2019-05-12
  Security guard killed as terrorists storm Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar: ISPR
Sat 2019-05-11
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  Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months
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  400-strong Christian mob attacks Muslim shops in Sri Lankan town hit by Easter bomb
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  19 killed in Gaza, four in Israel in Sunday’s escalation, say officials
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Wed 2019-05-01
  Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated businessman Malek sentenced to 25 years in prison
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  Gunmen kill pastor, worshippers in Burkina Faso church
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