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Mercedes Schlapp on Michael Flynn asking for immunity

Fox News (Politics) - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 20:56
Washington Times columnist Mercedes Schlapp asked Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” why the Trump White House is talking about Michael Flynn and his potential immunity in any investigation at all.

Russia investigation: Adam Schiff releases statement after viewing docs shown to Nunes

Fox News (Politics) - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 19:53
Representative Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, released a statement tonight that criticized how the White House handled the documents were first shown to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) earlier this week.

Company linked to Trump-Russian dossier has its own Kremlin connection, US senator says

Fox News (Politics) - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 19:11
The company that created a discredited dossier for President Trump’s campaign rivals and was later used by the FBI in its probe of possible links between Trump and Russia has its own Kremlin connection, according to a powerful U.S. Senator.

Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

Fox News (Politics) - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 19:06
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of real estate investments — part of a portfolio of at least $240 million in assets — while they serve in White House jobs, according to financial disclosures released publicly late Friday.

Trump talks to NRA in Atlanta as Georgia debates guns on college campuses

Fox News (Politics) - 0 sec ago
The NRA kicks off its annual meeting in Atlanta at a time Georgia is in the middle of two hot debates — one over who will represent the state’s 6th Congressional District, and another on whether Republican Gov. Nathan Deal should sign a bill allowing registered gun owners to carry firearms on public college campuses.

Trump warns of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

Fox News (Politics) - 2 hours 42 min ago
President Trump warned a "major, major conflict" with North Korea could result from the ongoing standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but said he hoped diplomacy would prevail.

Trump's threats to pull out of NAFTA: Crazy like a fox?

Fox News (Politics) - 5 hours 11 min ago
The media often portray the Trump White House as being in a state of chaos. And sometimes the Trump team provides ample fodder for that.

Obama reportedly pulls in another $400G for speech

Fox News (Politics) - 6 hours 54 min ago
Despite this week’s criticism, President Barack Obama has reportedly earned another $400,000 for a speech on Thursday, The Post reports.

Texas proposal looks to nullify federal law in between state lines

Fox News (Politics) - 7 hours 11 min ago
A proposal in the GOP-led Legislature in Texas would allow the state to ignore federal law and court rulings and forgo enforcing national regulations.

Science! Weather Channel shows Trump how Mar-a-Lago would look after ‘extreme scenario’ climate catastrophe in 80 years

Michelle Malkin - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:58

**Written by Doug Powers

There are few outlets that do more to push the man-made climate change apocalypse panic button than the Weather Channel, and their latest offering is a stew of the words that are often present in these kinds of stories: Might, could, would, may, if, perhaps, possible, suggests, speculates, eventually, and of course “if this trend continues.” There’s also a little swipe at the U.S. thrown in for good measure:

The beginning of a collapse this century of sections of the Antarctic ice sheet would disproportionately inundate coasts circling the U.S. — the country that has done more than any other to pollute the climate.

While such a cataclysmic outcome of warming temperatures from greenhouse gas pollution is considered unlikely, recent studies have shown it’s more plausible than previously thought.

Based on that research, the federal government increased its worst-case scenario for the rise of the seas worldwide by a quarter in January compared with 2014 findings, up to an average of more than 8 feet by 2100.
“It’s a scenario that we hope never occurs,” said William Sweet, a NOAA oceanographer who coordinated production of the agency’s sea level report, published in January. “It’s probably very unlikely, but definitely possible.”

Yep, there’s not much that isn’t “definitely possible” (I prefer “indefinitely impossible”).


Just to drive the point home to the current administration, the Weather Channel’s effort to get hired to do the graphics for “The Day After Tomorrow II” hit full stride with this one:


And here’s Mar-a-Lago under the super-duper-mega-extreme sea level:


The Weather Channel even went as far as to add up the number of coastal climate refugees from whatever it is they say probably won’t happen:


If people actually believed this BS you’d be able to buy beachfront property in any of those areas for $7.50 and a sack of potatoes.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

Haley accuses Russia of allowing Syria to deny needed aid

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:34
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Russia on Thursday of providing cover for the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and denial of desperately needed aid to hundreds of thousands of besieged people — and she urged international pressure on Moscow "to stop this."

Senate confirms Alexander Acosta to head Labor Department

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:50
The Senate confirmed Alexander Acosta Thursday as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The 60-38 vote confirmed Acosta to the post.

Tillerson: US strategy on North Korea relies on China's participation

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:38
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday reiterated that tensions are “running a bit high right now” with North Korea but said the Trump administration has a “very deliberate strategy” that it's employing that involves amped up global participation.

Fox News Poll: 67 percent approve of US using airstrikes on Syria

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:00
Two-thirds of voters approve of the missile strikes President Trump ordered on Syria in response to its suspected use of chemical weapons against its people. But a plurality thinks the United States should not get any more involved in Syria.

Fox News Poll: 53 percent favor military action to stop North Korea nukes program

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:00
It will take military force to stop North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, a majority of voters believe -- and they tend to favor the U.S. taking that action.

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:42
President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers, calling it a "bold step forward."

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:42
President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers, calling it a "bold step forward."

Trump creates accountability office at VA

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:42
President Donald Trump is creating an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers.

House panel OKs bill cracking down on cop killers

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:18
The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Thursday aimed at combating police deaths by enforcing stricter penalties for their killers.

US adds Saudi ISIS leader to terror list

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:13
The deputy leader of ISIS' affiliate in Saudi Arabia was designated as a terrorist on Thursday, according to the State Department.


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