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Heyer mom has one message for Trump, and it’s not “call me”

Looks like the window has closed on the White House’s attempts to arrange a call between Donald Trump and Susan Bro. The mother of Heather Heyer, the young woman killed in Charlottesville by a neo-Nazi sympathizer, had kind words for Trump after his statement to …

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Second attack: Spanish police kill four terror suspects in town of Cambrils (Update)

The town of Cambrils, Spain is about 60 miles southwest of Barcelona where earlier today a terrorist drove a van through a crowd killing 13 people. Reuters reports police in Cambrils are now saying there was a second “terrorist attack.” Six civilians were injured in the …

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Heart-ache: Motor City Madman says Senator K. Rock a no-go

Can this week get any worse? You may scoff at the suggestion that Kid Rock isn’t serious about his political career and running for an office that pulls down less in a year than he makes in an average tour date. However, the sourcing for …

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White House celebrates “infrastructure week” by … canceling infrastructure council

Actually, I don’t know if this week technically qualifies as “infrastructure week.” The real “infrastructure week” was back in June. And that was a sh*tshow too. It was supposed to be a big week for infrastructure, though. That’s why Trump called that press conference in …

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If someone’s going to primary Trump in 2020, why not Flake?

Just something I’ve been thinking about since the president dropped this tweet early this morning. Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He’s toxic! — Donald J. Trump …

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Last Obamacare insurer in Iowa wants 57% rate hike next year

Medica, the last remaining insurer in Iowa, has re-filed its rate requests for next year. The company is now asking for a 57% premium hike. From the Des Moines Register: Iowans who buy their own health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchange would see their …

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Trump on Barcelona: Study what Gen. Pershing did to Muslims when he fought them

The media’s in a fact-checking frenzy over this but I think they’re missing the point. Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught. There was no more Radical Islamic Terror for 35 years! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, …

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That was quick! Some progressives ready to dump Washington, Jefferson monuments too

“Are we going to take down statues to George Washignton? How about Thomas Jefferson?” Trump asked during his press conference Tuesday. Two days later a number of progressives have embraced the idea, i.e. maybe statues of Washington and Jefferson should go too. The Washington Free …

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Poll: Strong majority opposes removing Confederate monuments

There’s a reason Steve Bannon loves this issue. “President Trump, by asking, ‘Where does this all end’ — Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln — connects with the American people about their history, culture and traditions,” he said. “The race-identity politics of the left wants to say it’s …

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We’re putting in a speed lane for immigration hearings

Can anything be done to chip away at the backlog of hearings for illegal aliens challenging their deportation? The Justice Department under Jeff Sessions seems to think so and they’ve already begun implementing some guidelines to move things along. This, of course, has opponents of …

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