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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 18, 2020 at 5:09 am

    Trump associates who have been sent to prison or faced criminal charges.
    Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., the congressman who was once the first to stand up and endorse then-candidate Trump during the 2016 election, was sentenced to two years and two months in federal prison on Friday.
    Former Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who had the distinction of being the second congressman to endorse Trump, stepped down from his seat earlier this week, after pleading guilty last month to conspiring to misuse $250,000 of campaign funds for his personal expenses

    In all, 14 Trump aides, donors and advisers have been indicted or imprisoned since the days when the first-time candidate promised that he would only hire “the best people.”
    Any one with even a shred of integrity in the Trump administration has long since quit or been fired.

    No administration was even close the number of corrupt individuals hired by Trump.

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    Deb Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    OMG is Alpha Media knee deep in this tribute band crap or what. Concert is a tunnel, yep, it is only an excuse to drink, watch MC main drunks come out.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 12:07 pm

      not a concert place for sure. Good place for drinkers to drink. Where’s the included bar tickets?

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        January 17, 2020 at 12:10 pm

        It’s ok, the MC Police force will turn a blind eye at 11:30 when the drunks come out of that arena.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          January 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm

          After so many beers, the music being bad won’t matter.

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            Anonymous

            January 17, 2020 at 12:21 pm

            lol

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      Todd C Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 12:08 pm

      15 million dollar hoax.

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        Addy Wilson Reply Report comment

        January 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm

        I agree, all that money and we get a tribute band from the former Arch Allies…lololololol The powers to be, laid an egg. $25 per ticket with no drink tickets, pass, SURF is 100% better.

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          Harriet Moore Reply Report comment

          January 17, 2020 at 12:20 pm

          I never thought I’d say this but, with the downward spiral of NIACC talented shows, and this debacle at the MC Hockey Arena, I plan on leaving here and heading to the Surf Ballroom with my ticket monies.
          This is just a free advertising bust, headed up by KLSS stations.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 1:27 pm

      Why don’t you all quit whining and accept the fact that the hockey rink has been built and will stay there no matter how much you howl.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    Call ahead on anywhere your going, like bank or store, many are cancelling

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    NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 9:59 am

    Hawkeye harvest Food Bank is Closed Today.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 9:34 am

    LLllaarreee is up early and deleting comments again.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:22 am

    *While the National Anthem is playing you stand on your feet and put your hand over your heart. It’s about respect for the ones who gave their lives and some their limbs, so you could live freely in the USA. If you want to protest, do it on your own time.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 9:19 pm

      That would be my own time if I chose to be at a place where they played the national anthem. You can’t tell me what I have to do or what I can’t do because what was fought for was freedom – to speak out, to stand up, to step back, to kneel or to play tiddily winks whenever I want to.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:21 am

    Only a state that happily elects an Anti-American like Ilhan Omar would have its people disrespecting our country like this shameful “teacher”. What an example that is being set for the kids

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:21 am

    What did that teacher prove and what did she gain. Just her two seconds of fame and probably a lot of frustration for her school.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 9:30 pm

      In a tweet about her decision, this Teacher of the Year said she chose to kneel because she had been “given platform to stand up for marginalized and oppressed people.” “Like many before, I respectfully kneeled during Nat’l Anthem because, ‘No one is free until we are all free,’” she wrote.

      What she did is called ‘principles’. In case you didn’t know, principles are what one believes in and will stand up for. She understands this administration’s feelings about marginalized and oppressed people. She believes it to be unfair and this was her way to do something positive for those people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:20 am

    What a disgrace! Glad my children were never taught by her. Sure gives teachers a bad reputation in Minnesota if she is the best you got!?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 9:34 pm

      She provides teachers a great example of how to stand up for people who are repeatedly told they don’t count. You should hope that your children had a teacher with her passion and love for them. That is a great benefit for any child in her room.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:19 am

    Kneeling is the cowards way out, it takes a truly brave person to weather the storm and stand along with the brave to build a better nation.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 9:36 pm

      Not when the people you are standing next to care nothing for you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:19 am

    It’s vexing how one uses their position of honor given, acknowledgement and respect being given to them, but she cannot simply show the same back. Teacher of the year? Not even a respectable one.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:18 am

    Keep government out of our business. we all need to make choices.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:18 am

    Bernie supporters aka antifa will be bussed into Virginia for Mondays protest dressed as Patriots and maybe not so much in black wearing masks….there will be many plants from the commies in the crowd.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:18 am

    SADLY it’s against OUR Laws to take OUT a Foreign Supreme Leader….NO!!! a Freakin General Doesn’t qualify… Dumb Ass…so STFU

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:17 am

    Schiff’s role as a ringleader in an attempted coup against a duly elected President should be what puts him in the hot seat.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:17 am

    If a convicted felon gets sentenced to a number of years, his/her voting rights should be suspended for that same number. Who cares if some panty waste parole board lets them out early. If they get a 10 year sentence then they should not be able to vote for 10 years and all their fines are paid.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:16 am

    Schiff should be on impeachment trial in the Senate for his Coup attempt.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:16 am

    2nd Civil War…As WE’RE Too Damn LAZY to Demand Term Limits on ALL these POS.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 7:11 am

    Trump supporters are the same type of people that gave Hitler his power!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:40 am

    What does the Eagles, Elton John, Journey, Rod Stewart, Taylor Swift, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, Styx, ZZ Top, Kansas, Lynyrd Skinner, Carlos Santana, James Taylor, Yes, and The Who all have in common?

    Those top tier acts are on tour this year, and will not be playing at the Mason City Ice Arena.

    Instead, the Ice Arena will present fifth rate acts, who play someone else’s works. For $25 a ticket no less.

    How come NIACC draws some great acts such as Mannheim Steamroller or Kris Kristofferson (both were really good concerts)?????

    You will pardon me, but will be going to Davenport with a ticket for Kansas in April. Nothing worth watching at the Ice Arena!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 7:15 am

      Where else can you here songs by all those groups you mentioned and sound as good?

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 7:25 am

      People pay that much to see Vic Ferrari at the surf.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:35 am

    While the National Anthem is playing you stand on your feet and put your hand over your heart. It’s about respect for the ones who gave their lives and some their limbs, so you could live freely in the USA. If you want to protest, do it on your own time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:34 am

    The impeachment hasn’t helped you Democrats at all. You are a disgrace to our country! President Trump is doing a great job!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:33 am

    Well…. it is clearly stated. Thou shall not infringe. So….. remember why it is in the constitution in the first place. To control government not the people.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:33 am

    Democrats need not continue to poke the bear . Our country wasn’t able too free itself because of talking about problems. Our founding fathers were armed businessmen and when it was time for business they were ready!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:32 am

    What did he expect? You poke a sleeping giant with a sharp stick and he is going to be in a very bad mood when he finally come awake.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:32 am

    The impeachment hoax is big on drama and short on substance. Earlier on Wednesday, Speaker Pelosi lied about what the president said during his July 25th phone call with the leader of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, and then she ripped a line from the mob movie “The Irishman” to vilify the president as some sort of mobster looking to hire a hit man. Later in the day, when the speaker signed two articles of impeachment, she was all smiles as she handed out ceremonial singing pins traditionally used to celebrate landmark policy victories, like President Trump’s signing of the phase one trade deal with China earlier in the day. And we’re supposed to believe Pelosi when she says this is a “sad day for America.” Even a CNN panel couldn’t ignore the “jarring” glee with which the speaker took in the supposedly sad and tragic moment for the country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:31 am

    Pelosi’s garbage. Total lack of class and decorum. If she truly believed it was such a difficult solemn occasion she wouldn’t have done this. What a joke

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:30 am

    So what happened to the somber solemn sad house where Nancy shushed the cheering when it passed. These people are 100% enemies of the United States and are 100% traitorous.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:30 am

    This was supposed to be a ” somber ” occasion according to Pelosi, the resident witch in the House of Representatives. Looks like the tax payers in addition paying for 3 years of bogus investigations which ran into the millions of dollars not to mention NOTHING being done for the American people. They actually had the audacity to purchase these pens….MAGA 2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:30 am

    Very clear that the decision to impeach the president is out of hate, bitterness and self ambition than the corporate interest of the American people. I can’t imagine any evil worse than rejoicing over the fall of another man.. Simply Witchcraft!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:29 am

    Old shit for brains Quinn thinks he is cute today.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 6:22 am

    Hey Trumptard, you ready for the winter storm today?
    Of course you will not be able to see it as your head is permanently stuck up your ass.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 6:24 am

      If you are not going to use your head, you might as well have two ASSHOLES”

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 7:48 am

      I will not use that kind of language, however it is clear to me that he is not interested in the First Amendment to our Constitution, stifling free speech, yet again!

      Our Country was based on everyone having the ability to express themselves in society, and it’s direction and outcome.

      Too bad that does not happen here.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 17, 2020 at 1:17 pm

      If brains were cotton you wouldn’t have enough for a Q-tip.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:15 am

    Matt

    Please keep your comments on-topic and interesting. Do not attack others.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:13 am

    Congressional critics are claiming that killing Suleimani was an illegal assassination, which it was not. The general was a lawful military target under both domestic and international law. He had led a campaign of terror for years that resulted in the deaths of more than 600 Americans by his own militias and thousands more American deaths and injuries by terrorist proxy groups he trained and supported. President Trump had ample authority under the Constitution as commander-in-chief to target Suleimani to defend Americans against ongoing and imminent attacks.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:13 am

    not. The general was a lawful military target under both domestic and international law. He had led a campaign of terror for years that resulted in the deaths of more than 600 Americans by his own militias and thousands more American deaths and injuries by terrorist proxy groups he trained and supported. President Trump had ample authority under the Constitution as commander-in-chief to target Suleimani to defend Americans against ongoing and imminent attacks.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:12 am

    While many in Congress attacked the president for taking out Suleimani, the Iranian protesters this week showed the world that they not only saw Suleimani as an oppressor of his own people, but as the architect of Iran’s foreign policy of terrorism who used up the country’s blood and treasure and subjected them to international sanctions that only made them poorer and more isolated.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:12 am

    Too many in Congress have let their personal disdain for President Donald Trump cloud their obligation to ensure the safety of Americans at home and abroad. Some have apologized to the Iranian regime that has backed repeated attacks against U.S. personnel and our embassy in Iraq. A majority in the House even voted to condemn the president’s retaliatory strikes against Iran and tried to tie the president’s hands in any future military engagements – all while his strategy seems to be working.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:11 am

    What do the Iranian people, who have turned out in droves to protest their own government, know that many members of Congress don’t? They realize it’s their leaders who represent a grave threat to the future of their own country and world peace, not the president of the United States.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:11 am

    Bernie Sanders is an upstanding, if far left, Senator. But where was he when they came for Kavanaugh and where was he when they came for the Covington Catholic boys? Where was he when Elizabeth Warren lied time after time to seize victimhood and where was he when the left-wing media sought to destroy without consequence anyone they opposed? Bernie never said anything, and now they’ve come for him.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:10 am

    Now, Senator Sanders is in a tight primary race with Elizabeth Warren. The same Elizabeth Warren who repeatedly lied about her heritage to claim victimhood and gain an employment advantage. The same Elizabeth Warren who lied about being fired for a pregnancy in order to claim victimhood and gain a political advantage. The very same Elizabeth Warren who, just recently, lied about being the daughter of a janitor in order to claim some sort of victimhood and gain a political advantage. And now Elizabeth Warren claims that Bernie Sanders himself told her a woman could never be president.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:10 am

    One year ago, when Nick Sandmann, a teenager from Kentucky visited his nation’s capital, he was accosted by multiple groups and vilified by the media. He was attacked for being smug, for having, as CNN’s Reza Aslan put it, “a punchable face.” He was attacked because of his race, because of his religion, because of his gender. CNN, MSNBC, and the rest of the media altered video footage to persuade their followers to attack an innocent teenager. Without reason, or consequence, the left unleashed their hatred, their bigotry, and all of their collective venom on a kid for doing absolutely nothing more than standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial. And Senator Sanders said nothing as the outrage mob consumed another.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:09 am

    A chilling reminder of the effects tacit complicity in propaganda and acquiescence to identity politics can have on both the person and the nation as a whole. The mainstream media and the political left have turned victimhood into a political asset, accusation into conviction, and identity politics into a weapon. They have created a beast devoid of reason, and that beast has now turned to devour one of their own, an icon of the modern left, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:09 am

    “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out, because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out, because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out, because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak for me.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:09 am

    On the chopping block is none other than Chuck Todd. They can’t fire him, he’s the face of their “news” division, but they can demote his show – Meet The Press Daily. The “anchor” Todd is an anchor on ratings as well, apparently, as he is a low point for MSNBC, mostly because Todd is laughably biased and a horrible, arrogant host himself. He took the MTP brand and embarrassed its legacy even more than former host David Gregory did, which is saying something.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:08 am

    *Joe Biden Blatantly Lies And Attempts To Take Credit For Ending The ISIS Caliphate

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:07 am

    *Biden is high on something and it’s not smarts- it’s irrational and he’s hung up on thinking he’s some super hero- he’s hallucinating and he believes the unreal! Joe you’re not as big and important as you think you are and never were! You’re just a blundering old fool !!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:07 am

    *Communist curmudgeon Bernie Sanders is having his moment, threatening to actually win some of the early primaries and maybe even the nomination. This is bad, at least for the Democrats, since the idea of a weird crusty admitted socialist as their candidate is problematic – the problem being Americans aren’t insanely stupid enough to elect this guy president. We hope. Also note that I am excluding Vermont, New York and California from that statement, if you have somehow confused those mutant provinces with America.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:06 am

    *What would these cadres of Bernie Bros with some power do? Nationalization of businesses. Giveaways to freeloaders, paid for by all his new taxes. If you want your health care run by a guy who never had a job until those idiots in Vermont elected him, vote Bernie. Say “Bye” to free speech, freedom of religion, and your guns. Our enemies would be emboldened, our allies betrayed, our military ruined, and our economy destroyed. But hey – maybe Bernie Sanders is the one guy in all of human history talented enough to make socialism work.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:05 am

    *Bernie is dangerous, even if he looks like a disgruntled koala. Just ask his gulag aficionado, firing squad-aspiring pals.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:05 am

    *Let’s be clear about one thing – Bernie Sanders is not cute and he’s not funny. He’s an unrepentant adherent of a vicious ideology that has butchered better than 100 million people in the last hundred years. The risk of electing a doctrinaire Marxist is open civil war – with his murder-fetishizing acolytes on the anti-freedom side along with the Never Trump True Conservatives™ who contend that True Conservatism™ demands we submit to communist rule because Trump tweets mean things at fugly celebs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:04 am

    President Trump has delivered a clear message to the Iranian government: “Your campaign of terror, murder, mayhem will not be tolerated any longer.” He promised to strike back if there were more attacks on Americans, and the regime seems to be listening.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:04 am

    VA Governor is the threat, not the Second Amendment, nor “we the people.” The Second Amendment is in place for such times as this; when power-hungry, over-reaching government leaders seek to crush law abiding people and their freedoms.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:03 am

    The whole Parmas/Madow interview, accusations sure reminds me of the way DEMS brought in the very left wing Balsy-Ford to try to derail, slander Kavanaugh. The only thing we know for sure is that Dems will stop at nothing to try to overthrow Trump … and they are most certainly after Pence, Pompeo, Barr, & any other good & honorable GOP men & women they can find.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 17, 2020 at 4:03 am

    *Nancy Pelosi Lies Like Schiff About What Trump Said to Ukrainian President in Sickening Speech on the House Floor