Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In the news, Saturday, March 25, 2017


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from Conservative Intelligence Briefing

Defund Obamacare: Trump Administration Should Stop Obamacare’s Theft of Funds that Would Have Helped Middle America and Inner Cities
The inability for Congress to repeal Obamacare or replace it with an alternative brings to light another way for the Trump Administration to right the wrongs that Obamacare unleashed on the American middle class. Families across America are threatened by an undercapitalized Fannie and Freddie because the funds were instead used to fund Obamacare. The Obama Administration took $260 Billion that would have normally helped lower and middle-class families in rural America and inner cities buy homes and instead diverted the money to pay for the failed health care plan.

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from LifeZette (& PoliZette)

The Lucky Charms of Xavier in March Madness: Bill Murray and a Nun
Small Cincinnati school is underdog in tonight's game against top-seeded Gonzaga — look who's on their side

PizzaGate Fallout: Infowars Apologizes for Conspiracy Theory
Alex Jones walks back debunked claims about Clinton, Podesta

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from New Statesman
"The leading voice of the British left, since 1913."

The man who created the fake Tube sign explains why he did it
"We need to consider the fact that fake news isn't always fake news at the source," says John Moore.

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from The Spokesman-Review

Gonzaga leaves no doubt, routs Xavier to earn trip to Final Four
Gonzaga knocked on the Final Four door twice before. The Zags didn’t bother knocking Saturday. They kicked the door down, trampling Xavier 83-59 in the West Regional final and delivering the biggest milestone yet in program history. Gonzaga will face the winner of Sunday’s Florida-South Carolina game in a national semifinal next Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Final 4: Gonzaga 83, Xavier 59
Mark Few and the Gonzaga Bulldogs left no doubt, beating Xavier 83-59 on Saturday to punch the program’s first-ever ticket to the Final Four. Whatever shooting struggles plagued the Zags early in their tournament run were nowhere to be seen as the team shot 47.5-percent from the field and made 12 3-pointers in 24 attempts.

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from Sputnik
(Russian government-supported propaganda channel)

Busted! North Carolina Troops Scammed $27M From Afghanistan Aid
A special investigation into how more than $115 billion in funding from the US was allocated in Afghanistan found that at least $1 billion was spent “questionably.” Prosecutors have recovered $27.7 million just from their investigations into troops stationed in North Carolina.

Outrage! Preaching at Montreal Mosque, Imam Calls for Jews to be Killed
The Montreal Muslim community is outraged by preaching by an invited imam that called for Jews to be killed. The imam apparently recited verses that call for the deaths of Jews when he gave a sermon at a local mosque, according to a report by CBC News.

Florida Home Worker Secretly Tapes Seniors Having Sex, Uploads Video to Snapchat
A nursing home worker in Florida has been arrested for secretly taping elderly residents having sex and uploading the video to Snapchat.

Not My Fault: Trump Deflects Blame for Health Care Defeat
US President Donald Trump said his party's proposed health care bill, the American Health Care Act, came very close to getting the votes it needed, but that it failed due to a lack of Democratic support - despite his party controlling both houses of Congress.

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