Friday, June 23, 2017

Businesses Sue Baltimore For Leaving Them To Their Own Defenses During Riots

The Daily Caller

Georgia sees huge drop in people on food stamps

AJC reports:
Georgia is seeing a significant decrease in the number of people receiving food stamps as the improving economy lifts many recipients into new jobs and frees them from the fear of going hungry.

The number of Georgians getting food stamps has dropped by 300,000 from 1.9 million in April 2013 to 1.6 million. That decrease of 16 percent in the federally funded program saves taxpayers tens of millions of dollars monthly.

That may sound great, but it’s also fueling a passionate debate about which people should get food stamps and for how long. Here in Georgia, unemployment has dropped to pre-recession levels. But Georgia’s food stamp program, despite the decrease, would have to lose another 692,115 people to reach its 2007 level of participation.

The fact that food stamp use has remained relatively high, while the economy has largely rebounded from the recession, makes some believe that many food stamp recipients are taking advantage of the system.
Charity from taxpayers in the news..

Game Helps Teachers Tell Students To Identify Their Privilege

Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz to file James Comey complaint early as next week

Saying Goodbye to Indiana : Muslim Student Deported After Threatening Goodwill Shoppers to Convert to Islam

Despite reforms to the welfare system, Sweden's rigid labour market still makes it hard to integrate new arrivals

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Asra Nomani accuse Dem senators of ignoring them in hearing

So, You Want a Swiss Health-Care System? Get Rid of Employer Based Health Care Plans.

The National Review

No. 1 "Saudi America" continues to out-produce No. 2 Saudi Arabia for total petroleum production.


Dems begin to panic as Trump set to transform federal judiciary

The American Thinker

Austria tries paying migrants to leave. The results are mixed

Hot Air

Yale Dean Steps Down After Calling People ‘White Trash’ in Yelp Comments


Why Skull and Bones Member Steve Schwarzman invested $100 million in US-China relations


Johnny Depp apologizes for 'bad joke' about assassinating Trump

Hollywood Writer Marcella Arguello Says ' if a few old ass conservative white men have to die in order to get the gun control issue discussed then I'm willing to take that risk.'

Should the Secret Service know who Marcella Arguello is?

Judicial Watch seeking documents ‘unlawfully removed’ by Comey

The Justice Deptment sides with Texas in sanctuary city battle.

Instead of just saying "Everyone should have equal rights" the left is always searching for a victim to advocate for in order to gain votes.

Nearly 2 million more dropped their Obamacare insurance—in large part because of doubling premiums, dwindling choices

In a new book, Richard Reeves has some uncomfortable truths for the upper middle class in America:

Media Attempts to Omit Legal Status Of Man Arrested For Murder Of Muslim Girl

Actor Seth Rogen Mocks Man Who Was Stabbed 9 Times For Supporting Trump

The White House Just Responded to Johnny Depp's Joke About Assassinating Trump


Supreme Court Sides 5-3 Against Wisconsin Family in Property Rights Case

Mark Dice Confronts CAA and Their Association With Johnny Depp

Interns Read Hollywood’s Sad Ossoff Tweets [VIDEO]

Dem Rep: People In Ohio Aren’t Focused On Russia Like ‘Obsessed’ Democrats [VIDEO]

What Happens When You Go Off The Gold Standard

On the progressive double standard when it comes to women’s rights, gender equality and Islam….

Carpe Diem

Western Washington University revokes undocumented student’s election win over immigration status

The Washington Times

California attorney general adds 4 states to state travel ban

The San Francisco Chronicle reports:
Decrying a “scourge of discrimination” against LGBT individuals in four states, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday doubled the number of states subject to California’s state-sponsored travel ban.

Speaking in San Francisco, Becerra increased the number of states that California state employees cannot travel to on official government business from four to eight.

The four additions — Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas — each passed state legislation that took effect starting in March that Becerra alleged discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families.

“The state of California is not going to participate in discriminatory conduct by other states,” Becerra said.

The states join Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee on California’s list of banned states. The first four were put in place by then-Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Thursday marked Becerra’s first action on the matter since he took office, and he blamed the delayed rollout on the complications of analyzing four separate pieces of state legislation.

Under a California law that took effect in January, there are a number of exemptions to the ban on travel. The restrictions do apply to the University of California and other state schools.
It would be too bad if these "banned" states started banning California. You can't say Becerra isn't an expert on the subject of illegals..

My side gig as a ‘slutty porn babe’ cost me my teaching job

The New York Post

“What’s Your Major”: Another Blow to the So-Called Gender Pay Gap

Scott Baio’s Wife Said Something Completely Awful About MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow

Teacher made students stand up in class and apologize for their ‘white privilege’

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time now


Comrade Sanders Agrees With Rep. Tim Ryan on Democrats' Brand 'Being Worse Than Trump'

Enraged Trey Gowdy Wants to Know Who Leaked Coats' Testimony

Markets in Everything?

Rand Paul: Insurance should be available for $1 a day

The Hill

Migrant crisis update

Out of nowhere a liberal poll shows up after Dems lost 2 elections

Sen. Ted Cruz handed these out today in Senate lunch. How he can get to yes.

SCOTUS Says You Can't Lose Your Citizenship for Lying About Your Weight

Six Georgia inmates to get shortened sentences for helping a sheriff's deputy who collapsed while on security detail

Boys Protest ‘No Shorts’ Policy By Wearing Skirts

RONY: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Accuses Jeh Johnson Of Lying (VIDEO)

Trump Says Mueller’s Friendship With Comey Is ‘Bothersome’

EU admits "Newest wave of migration from North Africa was “clearly and manifestly about economic migrants.”

Man Charged With Threatening Ohio Rep. Steve Strivers

Lawmakers want Trinity prof ousted for 'reprehensible' remarks

A Washington Post report claims Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Donald Trump as president

Sealing and transfer of Susan Rice records angers House committee investigating ‘unmasking’

Senator Feinstein Thinks It’s Acceptable for Violent Mobs to Control Speech

McConnell bearing brunt of pressure to get GOP health care bill passed, reports

Automation poses a very real threat to the 11+ million African youth entering the workforce each year

Courtney Cox Regrets Everything She Did To Her Face & Is 'Completely Filler Free' -- See Her Now!

Drug overdoses have killed as many Americans this year as died fighting in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan combined.

Majority of new HIV cases are in southern states

Excess weight is associated with several factors that may increase your risk for this

Media bias? Just look at today's healthcare headlines

The GOP data firm's leak mostly just reveals how overvalued political data has become

Billboard seen in Texas

Johnny Depp is back in the news again for joking about killing President Trump.

Nikki Haley: Syrian refugees want to go home, not to US

Latest Chicago cab medallion sale shows need for relief, cabbies’ union says

The Chicago Sun-Times reports:
A union representing struggling Chicago cab drivers pointed to results of this week’s auction of taxicab medallions as proof that cabbies need relief.

Thirty-two medallions — once valued at $360,000 before the city’s two-tiered regulatory process ushered in the ride-hailing era — were auctioned Wednesday for far less, with prices ranging from $44,000 to $45,000 apiece, officials said.

The remaining 28 medallions were acquired by Capital One, the original lender on loans that had been used to purchase the medallions.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2500 — representing hundreds of cabdrivers — called the auction results a “prime example” of how city regulations governing medallions “strip drivers of due process rights” that cover “other types of foreclosure proceedings.”

“Instead of going through the regular foreclosure process which provides both parties due process, the city has set up a system where a lender can auction off one’s property out from under them,” said the union’s spokesman, David Kreisman.

“The city should fix these rules so drivers have justice and their property isn’t taken away from them until their day in court. The city needs to help protect their investment in these medallions. We enjoy due process in this country. These regulations strip people of their due process. We’re looking at this medallion crisis and they are not doing anything to provide drivers any sort of assistance.”
Even the law of diminishing returns applies to rent-seeking!

Women make up 8% of engineers in the UK. We're debating the issue. What questions do you have?

AP: Saudi demands Qatar close al Jazeera, remove Turkish base & stop funding critical media including

It's not a "transfer of wealth" if Obama forced you to pay for another's health ins, but it *is* one if the GOP lets you keep your money.

Rape Culture Cover-Up In England

Some theaters say they will no longer invite Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss to openings

The Chicago Tribune reports:
Being a critic can be a difficult business, not to mention being the one critic that some Chicago theaters say they will no longer invite to review their shows.

Hedy Weiss is the longtime theater and dance critic for the Chicago Sun-Times and a regular on-air contributor to WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight." In the last week, a petition calling on theaters to stop inviting Weiss to productions in the wake of her June 13 review of "Pass Over" at Steppenwolf Theatre has garnered more than 3,500 signatures.

The petition at was created by a group of local artists calling itself the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition, which claims 70 of the city's 200-some theaters have agreed not to offer Weiss complimentary tickets to review a show (part of a longstanding and common arrangement between theaters and arts presenters and members of the media covering their work, including the Tribune). After suggesting the names of those theaters would be released this week, co-founder Sasha Smith said Thursday her group is not planning to release the list because "at this point it is just already public knowledge (which theaters stand with the coalition), and the list keeps growing and expanding day by day, so at this point it's sort of a moot point to release one specific list."

Some theaters have posted public statements about their positions on the controversy. Steep Theatre representatives announced on Facebook they will suspend offering complimentary tickets to Weiss, reversing a decision theater leadership made more than a month ago when they were asked by members of the arts community to stop inviting her to their productions. Artistic Director Peter Moore said the company revisited the issue after the "Pass Over" review and determined "it's a stance that we felt we needed to take." He added that the theater may reconsider its position if Weiss responds to the criticism.
Leftist actors : wanting a participation trophy.

Today is "Take Your Dog to Work Day."

Only is Washington is reducing the rate of growth a "cut": Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

Driving out of state for the holiday? Beware the traffic camera ticket

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

James Comey and his wife were spotted walking into The New York Times’ office today. Another fake news in the air?

White people. Can you please stop being so white. It is offending the liberals.

‘Pizzagate’ Man Sentenced To Four Years

Reliable Democrat Party Operative at AEI , Normy Ornstein, Forgets That Supreme Court Said Obama Couldn't Determine When U.S. Senate Was In Session

How quick Normy Ornstein forgets about Barack Obama (the man who wanted to determine when the U.S. Senate was in session).

Internet traffic to Porn Hub from Washington D.C. dropped sharply while James Comey was testifying.

Republicans steamrolling Dems to confirm Trump judicial nominees

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