Renew America – Alan Keys -> Is Acosta demanding freedom, or license to disrupt?

Renew America – Alan Keys -> Is Acosta demanding freedom, or license to disrupt?

November 20, 2018
Alan Keyes figures CNN reporter & his lawyers ‘don’t know how to read’
ALAN KEYES — Jim Acosta’s suit against President Trump alleges that Trump’s decision to bar the reporter from White House press conferences violates the First Amendment’s provision that “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.” Mr. Acosta may or may not know how to report the news. But apparently, he and his lawyers don’t know how to read…. (more)

November 19, 2018
SUN SENTINEL — Just hours after finishing a tumultuous election recount, Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation, ending a 15-year tenure full of botched elections, legal disputes, and blistering criticism…. (more)


November 19, 2018
How a GOP lawyer managed politics, the law, and big egos to defend Rick Scott
NBC NEWS — Jessica Furst Johnson was supposed to fly from Washington to Orlando this week for a post-election Walt Disney World vacation with her husband and their two small children. Instead, Johnson, the 37-year-old general counsel to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, found herself in Tallahassee, quarterbacking the GOP’s legal response to the two-recount Senate contest between the Democratic incumbent, Bill Nelson, and Gov. Rick Scott, his Republican challenger…. (more)

November 19, 2018
Democrats Bill Nelson, Andrew Gilliam, Stacey Abrams lose as Republican Mia Love takes lead
WASHINGTON TIMES — Sen. Bill Nelson and a team of lawyers scoured Florida looking for uncounted votes over the last two weeks. On Sunday it became clear there just weren’t enough of them for the three-term Democratic senator to prevail. Mr. Nelson conceded Sunday evening after two separate recounts, with the state likely to certify the results Tuesday, officially delivering victory to Gov. Rick Scott, and marking another GOP Senate pickup…. (more)

November 19, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — A Virginia Republican seeking a state House seat is asking for a recount after he lost a GOP primary by one vote. News outlets report that Jimmy Ayers is calling for a recount after initial results show him losing to rival Ronnie Campbell by one vote. Republicans in the 24th state House district voted Saturday to pick a nominee for a seat currently held by GOP Del. Ben Cline, who won a seat in Congress earlier this month. The district stretches from the West Virginia border to the Lynchburg area…. (more)

November 19, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — Despite non-stop challenges from political rivals and a hostile news media, President Trump can consider some promising poll numbers of particular interest to conservatives, Republicans and faithful Trump fans. The numbers, though not necessarily bell-ringers, suggest the public is warming to the Trump way of doing things…. (more)

November 19, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Sunday that President Trump has assured him he will provide continued federal aid for the disastrous California wildfires, adding that the president has “got our back.” “That’s a big, big win,” Mr. Brown told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “The president has not only signed a presidential declaration giving California substantial funding, but he said and pledged very specifically to continue to help us. That he’s got our back. And I thought that was a very positive thing.”… (more)


November 19, 2018
Willie Brown called Jim Jones ‘a highly trusted brother in the struggle for liberation’
NEWSMAX — Forty years ago Sunday, 909 people committed suicide deep in the Guyanese jungle. The Jonestown carnage included only the second member of the House of Representatives assassinated, the greatest number of civilian deaths for any event in U.S. history until 9/11, and more African Americans murdered than at any dozen Ku Klux Klan terror acts combined…. (more)

November 19, 2018
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER — In 1990, California voters approved Proposition 140 – which imposed term limits on members of the California assembly and senate. It was ostensibly to return to a citizen legislature closer the people, but in reality, voters outside his San Francisco district wanted Assembly Speaker Willie Brown out, and this was the only way to do it…. (more)


November 19, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Trump’s frustration last week over special counsel Robert Mueller not investigating the Democrats’ links to Russia election meddling is aimed at Christopher Steele, the British ex-spy who compiled and imported the unverified dossier…. (more)

November 19, 2018
ROBERT KNIGHT — A common refrain when people lament violence, sex and f-bombs in movies, goes: “How did we get from the golden days of Hollywood to this?” Actually, Hollywood, with many notable exceptions, has been at war with decency and American values since its inception. It just wasn’t as starkly apparent…. (more)

November 18, 2018
REV. MARK H. CREECH — After suffering a heart attack and having quadruple bypass surgery, a man awakened to find himself in a Catholic hospital with Nuns taking care of him. As they nursed him back to good health, one of the Nuns asked if he had health insurance. “No, unfortunately not,” he replied. “Do you have any money in the bank?” asked the Nun. “No. No money in the bank either,” the man said. “Do you have any relatives you could ask for help?” the Nun continued…. (more)

November 18, 2018
‘Climate change’ politicized as the cause
REUTERS — Authorities sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire on Sunday, searching for any signs of the 1,276 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise…. (more)

November 18, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., called Republican challenger Rick Scott on Sunday to concede their race, ending a protracted dispute between the rivals over the results of their tight election…. (more)


November 16, 2018
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, refused to concede in her race against Republican Brian Kemp, but has said there is no possibility of her defeating Kemp and has concluded her bid for Georgia governor…. (more)


November 16, 2018
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY — Republicans Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott would have seen their margins in the governor and Senate races increase had county officials in two Democratic counties met the recount deadline Thursday. In Hillsborough County, the officials were perfectly clear: They flatly refused to submit the recounted numbers even though they had them on time…. (more)

November 16, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love has taken the lead over her Democratic challenger in a race so tight it’s within the recount threshold. Results released Friday by Utah and Salt Lake counties show that Love flipped the lead Ben McAdams had held since election night to move ahead of him by 419 votes in a race where a total of about 257,600 ballots have been counted so far…. (more)

November 16, 2018
Jim Acosta has no constitutional claim to a chair in the briefing room
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN — Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, and denied him access to the building. CNN responded by filing suit in federal court against the president. Acosta’s First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated, said CNN. The demand: Acosta’s press pass must be returned immediately and his White House press privileges restored…. (more)

November 15, 2018
NATIONAL REVIEW — Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott’s lead over Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson increased by roughly 1,000 votes relative to the total reported on Election Night following a machine recount that concluded Thursday afternoon…. (more)


November 15, 2018
WASHINGTON TIMES — Matthew G. Whitaker’s appointment to be acting attorney general is not only legal, but it’s also similar to moves made by the Obama and Bush administrations, the Justice Department’s office of legal counsel said Wednesday, mounting a firm defense of President Trump’s pick…. (more)

November 15, 2018
NEWSMAX — The Democrats are up to their same old tricks down in Florida regarding the midterm elections recounts, Bill O’Reilly told Newsmax TV. O’Reilly was on Wednesday’s “The Wayne Allyn Root Show” and said Democrats in Florida are trying to use the court system to overturn the results of the Senate and gubernatorial races in the Sunshine State…. (more)

November 15, 2018
Joseph Farah on how birth-certificate issue flummoxed CNN ‘reporter’
JOSEPH FARAH — Jim Acosta has made quite a name for himself covering President Trump’s White House. I had my own crazy run-in with the CNN reporter going back about nine years, when his role there in Barack Obama’s White House was a little different. It was 2009, Obama’s first year in the Oval Office…. (more)

November 15, 2018
BRIETBART — Portions of the migrant caravan consisting of nearly 900 Central Americans in 22 buses arrived in the northern border state of Sonora, escorted by state and federal police on Wednesday…. (more)


November 15, 2018
NEWSMAX — Defense Secretary James Mattis visited the U.S.-Mexico border Wednesday, where more than 5,000 troops are deployed to bolster protection ahead of an expected migrant caravan from Central America. Mattis visited soldiers for about an hour at Camp Donna outside McAllen, Texas, NBC News reported…. (more)

November 15, 2018
THE HILL — Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said he would “totally” look into the FBI’s handling of its investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails if he becomes chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee…. (more)

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