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Schumer: 'Unseemly' to confirm Gorsuch amid FBI probe of Trump campaign (Mark Berman/Washington Post)

Memeorandum - 9 hours 50 min ago

Mark Berman / Washington Post:
Schumer: ‘Unseemly’ to confirm Gorsuch amid FBI probe of Trump campaign  —  While Judge Neil Gorsuch answered questions during his confirmation hearings, the Senate's top Democrat on Tuesday questioned whether he should be confirmed at all amid an FBI investigation into President Trump's campaign.

Police searches drop in marijuana legal states

Daily Mail - 9 hours 54 min ago
Traffic stop searches by police dropped dramatically in Colorado and Washington state in 2013 after marijuana became legal, concluded a report by Stanford's Open Policing Project.

Grassley: Schumer Knew Trump Was Not Under Investigation When He Publicly Claimed Otherwise [VIDEO] (Kerry Picket/The Daily Caller)

Memeorandum - 9 hours 55 min ago

Kerry Picket / The Daily Caller:
Grassley: Schumer Knew Trump Was Not Under Investigation When He Publicly Claimed Otherwise [VIDEO]  —  Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley called out Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Thursday for lying when the New York Democrat claimed that President Donald Trump was under investigation and Schumer knew otherwise.

US Navy ships practices INCREDIBLE high-speed turns

Daily Mail - 9 hours 58 min ago
Video has captured incredible footage of a US Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, the USS Lincoln, making hairpin and high-speed turns in the water as it conducts tests to be deployed as a warship.

NY Dems Give Politically Connected Judge Six-Figure Job She’s Too Obese to do, ‘She Would Soil the Chair and Then Ask For a New One’

GatewayPundit - 10 hours 12 min ago

The New York Post turned their readership on to one of the ~dirtiest~ deals ever and it totally embodies the modern Democratic party.

The all-Democrat City Council in White Plains, New York gave their party’s “well-connected” chairwoman Elizabeth Shollenberger a cushy six-figure, ten-year judicial seat despite the fact that she’s morbidly obese making it difficult for her to perform her duties.

Shollenbeger suffers from a digestive disorder along with the aforementioned morbid obesity. The woman is unable to ascend the three steps it takes to get to her courtroom bench – even with the aid of a specially installed railing . . .

The New York Post reports some appalling facts about Shollenbeger:

City Judicial Review Committee member Mark Elliott has publicly accused Mayor Tom Roach of making sure “the fix was in” for the judge, who had been his campaign treasurer.

“She came to the interview with an oxygen tank. She’s very fragile,” Elliott told The Post.

“No reasonable person could have looked at her as I did and thought that she could finish her 10-year term.”

The committee rejected the Yale Law School grad, 61, for appointment to the post.

But she got the job anyway, and promptly went on the first of several medical leaves just a week after being sworn in to her $175,500-a-year job.

The job also provides $65,000 worth of annual health benefits, which the currently hospitalized Shollenberger has been putting to good use.

Aside from the alleged cronyism, court workers were also troubled by a more immediate concern — a severe gastric distress problem that made itself apparent on the few occasions the judge made it into court.

“She would come in and we would see the diarrhea running down her leg and to the floor,” one court worker said. “She would soil the chair and then ask for a new one.”

Another court worker said Shollenberger astounded staffers by acting with “complete arrogance” following the awful accidents.

“She would just say, ‘There is a mess over there. I think someone should clean it up,’ ” the source said.

The post NY Dems Give Politically Connected Judge Six-Figure Job She’s Too Obese to do, ‘She Would Soil the Chair and Then Ask For a New One’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Plane crashes into vacant Florida daycare, killing one

UPI - 10 hours 13 min ago
A single-engine plane crashed into an empty daycare in southwest Florida, killing one person, Lee County Sheriffs officials said.

Mother honest account caesarean section birth photos

Daily Mail - 10 hours 17 min ago
Mother-of-four, Mel Watts, from the Central Coast in NSW, has written an emotional and honest account of her recent caesarean section - blood and mucus and all.

Susan Boyle is attacked by a gang of 15 youths

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:58
Witnesses have claimed singing sensation Boyle, who suffers from Asperger Syndrome, is being 'hounded' by a group of 15 young people who live near her in West Lothian, Scotland.

Student 'had sex with man moments before she vanished'

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:53
Rebecca Coriam's family believe she did not consent to having sex with the male crew member, and was killed because she did not agree to a bisexual relationship with the man and the woman.

President Trump Ends Long Tradition of Celebrating Ramadan in White House

GatewayPundit - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:51


Barack Obama, whose father was Muslim, enjoyed celebrating his Iftar dinner each year.

President Trump just ended a longtime White House tradition and skipped the Ramadan celebration this year.

For the first time in two decades the White House will not celebrate an Iftar Dinner on its grounds.
Allahu Akbar.
The Washington Post reported:

Ramadan, which falls on the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, started on May 27 this year and ends at sundown Saturday. Muslims around the world will mark the end of the holy month by celebrating the holiday Eid al-Fitr, the “feast of breaking of the fast.”

For the first time in nearly two decades, Ramadan has come and gone without the White House recognizing it with an iftar or Eid celebration, as had taken place each year under the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. In recent weeks, several former White House staff members told The Post they would usually begin planning an iftar “months in advance” and didn’t anticipate the Trump White House could pull something off before the end of Ramadan.

White House officials did not respond to repeated requests for comment.

In late May, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly said the State Department would break with recent tradition and not host a Ramadan reception, as it had done nearly annually for two decades. On Saturday, Tillerson released a brief statement sending “best wishes to all Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr.”

“This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity,” Tillerson said in the statement. “This day offers an opportunity to reflect on our shared commitment to building peaceful and prosperous communities. Eid Mubarak.”

The post President Trump Ends Long Tradition of Celebrating Ramadan in White House appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Cubs hitch ride on grizzly as she swims in Alaskan river

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:50
Cute video taken on Father's Day shows a mother grizzly swiming across the Agulowak River in southwest Alaska with her two cubs on her back.

Superfit 70-year-olds reveal their exercise routines

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:37
Rather than slowing down in the inevitable shuffle to our graves, from our seventh decade onwards we should be ramping life up a gear, say medical experts.

When dad doesn't cut it: should you forgive or forget him

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:37
Post-divorce, many fathers don't have a close relationship with their children, which can be emotionally damaging. We ask: should you build bridges with your father - or burn them?

Private jets, A-list kennels: Meet the #dogsofinstagram

Daily Mail - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:37
These canine companions of the rich and famous have their own social media accounts, and their online updates have attracted thousands of followers on #dogsofinstagram.

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