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  • NY Gov. Cuomo Claims ‘Rabid Conservatives’ Behind Push to Drop Father’s Name From Bridge

    by Shifra on November 18, 2017

    The Tappan Zee Bridge connects Westchester County with Rockland County. It was also decrepit and falling apart. So, the new $4B span has just been built, and the old one is being dismantled. has already collected 89,000 signatures, as of this writing, protesting the name change to the Mario Cuomo Bridge. “Tappan Zee” refers to the original founders of...

  • Trump Halts Decision Allowing Elephant & Lion Trophy Imports

    by Tammy on November 18, 2017

    This is excellent news, and is a reminder that the president can be swayed when he sees concern about an impending decision. This was just a halt in the lifting of the ban until he takes a closer look. It will be important to encourage him to keep the ban in place. Via CNBC. President Donald Trump said in a...

  • Video: MSNBC Host Brags How Media Buried ‘Uranium One’ Story

    by Shifra on November 17, 2017

    No one will be surprised to hear that most of the MSM are “Hillary hacks.” But what is remarkable about Tur’s assertion is that she does not seem to think that admitting this bias is at all problematic. Via NewsBusters. After conservative media forced the networks and liberal cable news to finally cover the latest FBI revelations over the Clinton...

  • Miss Iraq Slammed for Taking Selfie With Miss Israel

    by Shifra on November 17, 2017

    Everyone seemed to love this picture…in Israel. In the Arab world, though, not so much. Via Times of Israel. Facing criticism at home, an Iraqi beauty queen on Wednesday defended her decision to pose for a photo with her Israeli counterpart and to post the joint selfie online, saying it was an expression of a desire for peace and not...

  • Video: Hillary Calls Trump’s Potential Special Counsel of ‘Uranium One’ An ‘Abuse of Power’

    by Shifra on November 16, 2017

    Hillary really takes “chutzpah” to a new level: Just try questioning any of the Clintonworld dealings, and the response is either “that’s been debunked,” “that’s a distraction” or “it’s already been litigated.” And now we have “abuse of power,” “dictatorship” and “threatening our democracy.” Strange, I don’t recall a young lawyer named Hillary Rodham, who participated in the House Judiciary...

  • CBS News: 44 Seconds On Trump Drinking Water, 0 On Menendez

    by Shifra on November 16, 2017

    Because: Priorities! Or something… Via NewsBusters. Wednesday marked the continuation of the near total blackout on the corruption trial of Democratic New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez by the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC). While none of the networks covered the trial, which was in the middle of jury deliberations, CBS Evening News thought it was a priority to...

  • Russian Military Uses Video Game Screenshot To ‘Prove’ U.S. Working With ISIS

    by Shifra on November 15, 2017

    Oops! Note from Tammy: This video has also been making the rounds on Twitter and social media, with claims that it’s a live fight. Yeah, it’s not. Another example of the importance of considering source with something like this. Via Free Beacon. The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused U.S. military forces of cooperating with ISIS against Syrian troops, but...

  • Va. Middle School Quiz Words: ‘Mistress,’ ‘Boytoy,’ ‘Trophy Wife’

    by Shifra on November 15, 2017

    The teacher who handed out this quiz to the kids should be asked to define the word Idiot. Via Daily Caller. A Hopewell, Va., middle school faced outrage from parents last week when it was revealed students were asked to define terms like “boytoy” and “affair.” The Carter G. Woodson Middle School quiz asked students questions like “What do you...

  • Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Invited to Lead Campus Panel… on Anti-Semitism

    by Shifra on November 14, 2017

    Linda Sarsour is a Hamas-loving Jew-hater whose BFF is recently-deported Rasmea Odeh, who was convicted of a 1969 bombing attack in a Jerusalem supermarket that killed two university students. A new low for NYC “progressive” university The New School. Here is their mission statement, if you want a good laugh. The New School in NYC is the only university where...

  • Video: ABC Host Covers Democrat Sen. Menendez Trial…For Sixteen Seconds

    by Shifra on November 14, 2017

    On yesterday’s show, Tammy played audio of Martha Raddatz repeatedly badgering Kellyanne Conway about the Judge Moore allegations, and Conway astutely pointed out that Raddatz was spending more time on this story than about Democrat Sen. Menendez, who has been indicted on serious criminal charges. Raddatz responded with a “promise” to be “talking about that too.” And here it is.....

  • Bias Alert: BBC Omits ‘Jews’ From Ancient History of Israel

    by Shifra on November 13, 2017

    The BBC’s anti-Israel bias has a long history. Their distorted headlines and stories have been well-documented. When it comes to Israel, they are first-class purveyors of distorted news. Here is a classic example of their passive-aggressive attempts to slant their coverage to erase Jewish claims to the land of Israel: Via Honest Reporting. An initially positive feature on the BBC...

  • WWII’s Navajo Code Talkers Honored With Memorial

    by Tammy on November 12, 2017

    One of the more important projects and teams of people during World War II, helping us win the war. For those who don’t know the history, here’s some background. Via Daily Times. A large crowd gathered today outside the San Juan County administration building here to honor the Navajo Code Talkers during the dedication and unveiling of a new memorial....

  • New College Degree Offered at N. Michigan U: ‘Marijuana Studies’

    by Shifra on November 12, 2017

    The *perfect* college major to put on your resume…for a job where you get to ask, “You want fries with that?” Via College Fix. Northern Michigan University now offers a degree in Medicinal Plant Chemistry in what seems to be the first four-year undergraduate degree program of its kind. “The historical stigma associated with cannabis is quickly vanishing, and although...

  • Google Street View Finally Reaches Faroe Islands, With Help From Sheep

    by Shifra on November 12, 2017

    Google calls this story “shear brilliance” 🙂 Via Guardian. The Faroe Islands has become the latest remote part of the world to be featured on Google Street View – thanks to one woman and five sheep. Last July, tired of waiting for Google to map the autonomous Danish archipelago between Norway and Iceland, resident Durita Andreassen started her own Sheep...

  • Stephen Colbert’s Case for Gun Control Fails in Epic Backfire

    by Shifra on November 12, 2017

    Colbert inadvertently just proved the case against gun control…and for building The Wall. Via Washington Times. In a monologue lamenting the lack of political action in response to mass shootings, late-night host Stephen Colbert unwittingly made the case for more expansive gun ownership…. “Not just now, but at any time in human history,” he continued. “Five thousand years ago, if...

  • NYC Bans ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Subway, Bus Announcements

    by Shifra on November 12, 2017

    Because: Diversity! Sensitivity! Or something. Via NY Post. Stand clear of gender designations, please! The MTA is taking political correctness to new heights — with a directive to all subway personnel to no longer address riders as “Ladies and gentleman.” A bulletin was sent out six days ago to all NYC Transit staff telling them to immediately replace that salutation...

  • Florida Condo Board Seeks To Evict Tenant Over Emotional Support Squirrel

    by Tammy on November 12, 2017

    The only thing squirrelly here is the condo board. Via Fox News. A Florida man has been served with an eviction notice over his emotional support squirrel. Ryan Boylan, 40, of Clearwater, says he needs Brutis to deal with anxiety from a long ago car accident but Island Walk Condominiums says the squirrel needs to vacate the premises because she...

  • Prof Causes Uproar for Telling Students to Work Hard and Avoid Drinking

    by dennisl59 on November 10, 2017

    *Bumped Up From TAM Wire. Posted by dennisl* The outrage of suggesting that refraining from getting wasted and having proper study habits will help pass the course~! Via Fox News. UK’s Cambridge University physical sciences professor came under fire this week from mental health campaigners and students after he suggested undergraduates will have to work hard and abstain from drinking...

  • Winners of 2017 Toy Hall of Fame: Clue, Wiffle Ball, Paper Airplanes

    by Shifra on November 10, 2017

    Clue was an excellent choice. But the PEZ candy dispenser lost to the wiffle ball? Maybe the Toy Hall of Fame voting is rigged. Must ask Donna Brazile. Via IGN. Clue, Wiffle Ball, and paper airplanes are this year’s National Toy Hall of Fame inductees. The three entries beat out nine other 2017 finalists, according to The Strong Museum, including...

  • Suspect Hands Out Doughnuts During Robbery

    by Tammy on November 10, 2017

    Crullers. They handed out crullers. Bastards! Why not maple bars?? Via AP. A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he stole. The Star-Telegram reports that the robbery happened at 3 p.m. on Oct. 16 at a Shipley’s Do-Nuts. Police released surveillance video this week that shows three men wearing hoodies and bandannas robbing...

  • Army To Decide If Deserter Bergdahl Is Entitles To $300K In Back Pay

    by Tammy on November 9, 2017

    It would be freaking madness if this happens. He pleaded GUILTY to desertion and misbehavior in front of the enemy. No, you don’t get back pay. Via Fox News. The U.S. Army is set to decide whether Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl is entitled to as much as $300,000 in back pay and other benefits he amassed during his captivity with the...

  • California NAACP Wants To Remove ‘Racist’ Star-Spangled Banner

    by Tammy on November 9, 2017

    First, moonbats move to remove the memorial for George Washington at his church and now this. President Trump was right about where this nonsense leads if we allow it. Via Daily Caller. The California NAACP is coming after a new symbol of American heritage for its “racism.” The Star-Spangled Banner. According to, the national anthem is a “racist song”...

  • Moonbat HuffPo Reporter Reveals ‘Secret’ Trump McDonald’s Burger Story

    by Shifra on November 8, 2017

    This story is really a nothing-burger, with plenty of Trump Derangement Syndrome crazy sauce. HT Twitchy. There’s a McDonald’s within 1,000 feet of the White House, but Trump's body man frequented a McD’s much further away — Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly) November 7, 2017 Thank God you're on top of this. The nation needs to know. — Michael...

  • Video: Gov. Terry McAuliffe to NBC’s Katy Tur: “I Just Want You Smiling”

    by Shifra on November 7, 2017

    Sexist, much? And you just know if Donald Trump had said this, the story would have been headline news for the next ten days. Via Free Beacon. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) brushed off the suggestion Monday on MSNBC that Ralph Northam could lose Tuesday’s gubernatorial race, telling interviewer Katy Tur she needed to “enjoy life” and he wanted her...


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