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IronLionZion

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All American born and raised and not on any kind of visa or stealing your jobs or whatever. Americans are more diverse than you think. I'll never let you forget it. It's important.

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At U.N., Trump says U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Source: Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission.

Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled U.N. General Assembly hall when Trump issued his sternest warning yet to North Korea, whose ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests have rattled the globe.

Unless North Korea backs down, he said, “We will have no choice than to totally destroy North Korea.” “Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime,” he said.

He urged United Nations member states to work together to isolate the Kim government until it ceases its “hostile” behavior.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-trump/at-u-n-trump-says-u-s-may-have-to-totally-destroy-north-korea-idUSKCN1BU0B3

What Dating An Alpha Girl Is Like [GEN WHY]



Sometimes good guys like bad girls

Brooke Baldwin Cuts Clay Travis Segment Once He Mentioned '' BOOBS ''



Police: Person of interest wanted in sexual assault case on Metro platform in DC

http://wtop.com/dc/2017/09/police-person-interest-wanted-sexual-assault-case-metro-platform-dc/

WASHINGTON — After an alleged sexual assault on a Metro station platform in Northeast D.C. Wednesday night, police are looking for a person of interest and need the public’s help.

The suspect is described as a black woman in her 30s with a dark brown complexion, D.C. police said. She was last seen wearing glasses, a white short-sleeved shirt, white apron, black bag, green jacket, black pants and black shoes. She is pictured here.

Around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, she allegedly approached the victim and sexually assaulted him in the 700 block of First Street Northeast, in the area of Union Station.

Anyone with information about this case can call police at 202-727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.


Woman sexually assaults man outside Union Station

This is very disturbing. I walk by this location all the time.

The Fake News Machine - Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020

http://money.cnn.com/interactive/media/the-macedonia-story/?iid=hp-toplead-dom

Veles used to make porcelain for the whole of Yugoslavia. Now it makes fake news.

This sleepy riverside town in Macedonia is home to dozens of website operators who churn out bogus stories designed to attract the attention of Americans. Each click adds cash to their bank accounts.

The scale is industrial: Over 100 websites were tracked here during the final weeks of the 2016 U.S. election campaign, producing fake news that mostly favored Republican candidate for President Donald Trump.

Here's a look inside the city’s fake news machine as it gears up for 2020:

One of the shadowy industry's pioneers is a soft-spoken law school dropout. Worried that his online accounts could be shut down, the 24-year-old asked to be known only as Mikhail.

He takes on a different persona at night, prowling the internet as "Jesica," an American who frequently posts pro-Trump memes on Facebook.

The website and Facebook page that "Jesica" runs caters to conservative readers in the U.S.

The stories are political — and often wrong on the facts. But that doesn't concern Mikhail.


There is a lot of multimedia and images at the link. Gives some insight to what we have to deal with.

In 28-point swing, Democrats just flipped another district that went big for Trump

Source: Revere Press

Democrats in New Hampshire flipped a House seat from red to blue in a special election Tuesday night.

Democrat Charlie St. Clair won the the Belknap County District 9 special election for state representative by a margin of 56%-44%. He defeated Republican challenger Stephen Whalley.

The victory is significant considering there are 12 percent more Republicans registered than Democrats in the district, and Donald Trump carried the New Hampshire 9th by 17 points in the 2016 election, 56%-39% — meaning the September 12 victory for the Democrats was a 28-point swing.

St. Clair won by about 360 votes, local reports said, and is the first Democrat to represent the district since 2012. “This victory shows once again that Democrats can compete in any district in 2018,” New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley said. “Thank’s to Representative-elect St. Clair’s hard work, positive message, and record of community involvement, Democrats are four of five in special elections this year, flipping seats in heavily Republican districts.”



Read more: http://reverepress.com/news/nh-democrats-flipped-district-went-for-trump/



It's state representative, but let's take it as a major confidence builder for our side

Beauty is truth and truth is factual

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/beauty-is-truth-and-truth-is-factual/2017/09/12/8f01493a-97ca-11e7-82e4-f1076f6d6152_story.html?utm_term=.02d162a1236e

By Garrison Keillor September 12 at 1:10 PM
Truth begins with facts. Facts are solid, like bricks. You build a house out of facts, the wolf won’t blow it down. But you drop a fact on your foot, it hurts.

I learned this as a boy, living near the Mississippi River in Minnesota when I discovered that where the Ohio River flows into the Mississippi near Cairo, Ill., the Ohio is actually larger than the Mississippi. So it’s the Mississippi that flows into the Ohio. The Ohio is the big show. This fact was shocking to me. I was proud of the river, spent hours on the shore, skipped stones on it, and I felt diminished by the new information. To go from Father of Waters to a mere tributary is a definite fall.

Facts have that tendency to bring us down a notch. I’d been 6-foot-3 since I was in high school and now I’m a half-inch short of that. If people ask, I still say six-three, but it’s not true and I know it. I’m shrinking.

Even presidents must yield to facts. The horse-faced William Henry Harrison lasted only a month in the White House. He was a military hero, having defeated the Shawnees at the Battle of Tippecanoe in Indiana, and he was anxious to show his intellectual acuity and so, having defeated Martin Van Buren in the 1840 election, Harrison composed a massive speech for his inauguration and stood and delivered it for two hours in a cold rain, a 68-year-old man, hatless, coatless, and then attended three inaugural balls. His wife had stayed home sick and wasn’t there to advise him. A couple weeks later, feeling very ill, he took to his bed. Pneumonia was the diagnosis, though it’s now believed he had a bacterial infection from drinking bad water, there being no sewers in Washington at the time. His doctor dosed him with opium and repeated enemas, and the treatment likely hastened his end.


Garrison Keillor is a national treasure and knows how to tell it. The house of cards is going to fall down eventually.

Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/09/12/middle-class-income-hit-highest-level-on-record-in-2016-census-bureau-reports/?tid=a_breakingnews&utm_term=.3860f2157e70



America's middle class had its highest-earning year ever in 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

Median household income in America was $59,039 last year, surpassing the previous high of $58,655 set in 1999, the Census Bureau said. The figure is adjusted for inflation and is one of the most closely watched indicators of how the middle class is faring financially, as the Census surveys nearly 100,000 homes.

The Census said the uptick in earnings occurred because so many people found full-time jobs — or better-paying jobs — last year.

America's poverty rate also fell to 12.7 percent, the lowest since 2007, the year before the financial crisis hit. The percent of Americans without health insurance also dropped last year to just 8.8 percent, largely thanks to expanding coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Economists welcomed the news as evidence the recovery had finally taken hold after years of frustration for the middle class as they watched the stock market soar but their incomes barely budged. Donald Trump tapped into this anger in the 2016 campaign, often saying people were no better off economically than they were in 2000.


The socialist sounding Census bureau's data shows a very different picture from the dystopian hellscape Trump described during his campaign. Thanks Obama!

Tomi Lahren's Ancestor Tried To Forge U.S. Citizenship Papers, And People Cant Stop Laughing

http://www.guacamoley.com/lol/2017/09/09/1Iaf5f/tomi-lahrens-ancestor-tried



On Tuesday, September 5th, President Trump announced he was planning on ending the DACA program and called on Congress to draft replacement legislation before Obama's signature immigration policy expired at the end of the next 6 months. The DACA program protects those were brought into the country illegally at a young age from deportation, and allows them to work in the U.S. while giving them no path towards citizenship. DACA recipients, known as Dreamers, were often raised in this country (they pay taxes and have committed no crimes), and are being threatened with deportation to a place they have no memory of or connection to. While the Trump administration defended his disavowal of DACA as an attempt to protect the rights of Americans whose jobs are being "usurped" and wages lowered by DACA recipients, protests began almost immediately in reaction to this new policy. Critics have accused President Trump's decision to put DACA in jeopardy as cruel, short-sighted, and racist.

One person who does not have any problem with DACA ending, however, is conservative pundit Tomi Lahren. Tomi's views on immigration are well documented:


That's right. Tomi's great-great-grandfather, Constantin Dietrich, was born in Odessa, Russia in 1887 and came to America looking for a better life. While living here, he was indicted by a grand jury for forging a document and swearing falsely to the date of his declaration (apparently because he had let too much time pass before completing the naturalization process). It looks like he was guilty of the crime and was in danger of being deported!

An ironic twist: the jurors took pity on poor Constantine and acquitted him of the charges. He became a full-fledged citizen in 1926 and now, just over 90 years later, his great-great-grandaughter would have wanted him thrown out of the country! Jennifer Mendelsohn, the genealogist who discovered the factoid, had no idea she was going to track down such a juicy detail:

I was curious how long it would take me to hit an immigrant if I dug into the tree of Tomi Lahren, the platinum blonde, snowflake-hating ultra-conservative firebrand recently hired by Fox News. The answer was ‘not long,'” Mendelsohn wrote, “but I never expected to hit pay dirt quite like I did.


Platinum blondes who think all those other people are the real immigrants. How great is it that Tomi's Russian!

I'd like to investigate every prominant anti-immigrant Trumpster and see if they have the correct documents going back to when their ancestors entered this country.

"We're not intimidated by hatefulness," Jagmeet Singh responds to heckler



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagmeet_Singh

Making Canada Great Again?

On a related note, Canada's Defense Minister is also a turban wearing Sikh. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harjit_Sajjan

Posted by IronLionZion | Sat Sep 9, 2017, 10:19 AM (9 replies)
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