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Boy Scouts Will Admit Girls,
Allow Them to Earn Eagle Scout Rank

NBC News, by Pete Williams

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 10/11/2017 1:11:55 PM

The Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday that girls will soon be allowed to become Cub Scouts and to earn the coveted rank of Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest honor. "We believe it is critical to evolve how our programs meet the needs of families interested in positive and lifelong experiences for their children," said Michael Surbaugh, chief executive of the Boy Scouts. The scouting board of directors voted unanimously to make the historic change in an organization that has been primarily for boys since its founding more than 100 years ago. Starting next year, young girls can join Cub Scout units, known as dens.

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This could be good for the transsexuals they must allow, as well. Will they wear kilts to be inclusive? Be prepared...to welcome them into your lair. s/o.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 10/11/2017 1:14:19 PM     (No. 11413431)

And will girl scouts admit boys?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: frede, 10/11/2017 1:16:24 PM     (No. 11413434)

Whats wrong with the Girl Scouts?
Are the boys welcome?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/11/2017 1:18:24 PM     (No. 11413438)

Can they use the same outhouse?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 10/11/2017 1:24:33 PM     (No. 11413451)

This decision is really going to confuse all of the pervert scoutmasters out there as to which organization to join. Or perhaps it just doubled their options. I would say that another American tradition just went down the drain but both Boy and Girl Scouts have been infiltrated by liberals and LGBT leadership for a long time. Not for my kids.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwa, 10/11/2017 1:24:36 PM     (No. 11413452)

This is ridiculous. But, it is the first step in more change to the Boy Scouts where they must change their training, their philosophy and their focus to placate the females that are let in. What´s the matter with the girl scouts?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hermoine, 10/11/2017 1:26:59 PM     (No. 11413461)

We are living on the flip side.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/11/2017 1:31:03 PM     (No. 11413472)

What could happen with 16 and 17 year old boys and girls camping in tents together in the middle of the night when the adult leaders are snoozing? Nothing to see there in the transgender era.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: qr4j, 10/11/2017 1:38:20 PM     (No. 11413483)

What do you call the Boy Scouts once girls start joining it? It would not really be the BOY Scouts now would it? Just SCOUTS?

I´m betting there will be a lot more going on at the next Jamboree than singing Kum-ba-ya. Mixing teenage boys and girls . . . might lead to BABY Scouts.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Deepsouth, 10/11/2017 1:39:06 PM     (No. 11413485)

In other breaking news, the Little Sisters of the Poor announced they will begin accepting males into their convent.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hpmatt, 10/11/2017 1:54:26 PM     (No. 11413508)

Another big accomplishment of Rex Tillerson! Good job buddy - you accomplished something the SCOTUS could not do! Eagle Scout circa 1973.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dman, 10/11/2017 1:54:50 PM     (No. 11413510)

Further exposing the extent of the progressive metastasis that is killing our culture.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 10/11/2017 1:55:40 PM     (No. 11413513)

This change in admittance will open a whole new dimension on underwear, wedgie and short sheets raids at camp.

How will the Scout Leaders control the boys, the boys who think they are girls and the girls who are girls, think I got the PC of it all.

Going to get mighty confusing. P.S. How will tent partners be selected now that you have all these hormonal kids going pubescently crazy?

Interested Scout Masters want to know.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 10/11/2017 1:57:57 PM     (No. 11413515)

Uhhh . . . Tillerson? Really? (SNORT!)

Yeah, I´m pretty sure redoing the Boy Scouts isn´t one of his job duties!



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Reply 14 - Posted by: mythman, 10/11/2017 2:04:30 PM     (No. 11413522)

The NFL, MLB, and NBA should admit women players too under "disparate impact", i.e. too many of one gender. And allow a certain quota of wheelchair players too. Should make for interesting play calling and strategies.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: fcwiv, 10/11/2017 2:04:35 PM     (No. 11413523)

This is no longer the organization that I grew up with. Teaching boys to be men, teaching them life skills, first aid, civil, national and global citizenship. Putting God and Country first.

In a world where real men are castigated and ostracized as a sport, and who are never more needed than now, this makes me sad.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 10/11/2017 2:09:31 PM     (No. 11413536)

Good way to continue the drive to eliminate the idea of men, maleness, masculinity. And it´s not just to let kids be kids. It´s to make little boys into androgynous creatures and little girls into mini feminists.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 10/11/2017 2:14:08 PM     (No. 11413544)

Just more of the war against boys.

Where can a boy go now just to be with the boys? To be what they are, to enjoy camaraderie? What´s wrong with that? Girls are allowed to do it. Any kind of racial minority can do it.

This isn´t about homosexuality or anything sexual. It´s just about denying boys the right to be what they are, to enjoy life and growing up without apology.

So long, Boy Scouts. This will end it. Over a century of turning boys to respectable young men, done in by political correctness and insidious anti-male feminism.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/11/2017 2:30:29 PM     (No. 11413558)

Can´t the girls begin as Eagle Scouts to make up for all the years they were excluded?



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Reply 19 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 10/11/2017 2:31:22 PM     (No. 11413561)

Just because some organizations have histories and familiar names and logos does not mean they should exist in perpetuity.

The Boy Scouts, the NFL, various foundations, public school districts, etc.

When an outfit can no longer uphold its own standards it deserves extinction.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Felixcat, 10/11/2017 2:35:42 PM     (No. 11413568)

One more reason not to buy their overpriced popcorn products.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: golden, 10/11/2017 2:43:14 PM     (No. 11413576)

They already had something like this. It´s called venturing. Sheesh when will the liberal madness end?? Give an inch and they take 2 miles.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: chumley, 10/11/2017 2:51:00 PM     (No. 11413589)

I was a scout in the early 70´s and it was being ruined by then. It was essentially "city scouts". They had all sorts of merit badges for things that could be done without ever seeing a tree or a stream, and the woods skills were being de-emphasized.
They have outlived their usefulness.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Clinger, 10/11/2017 2:52:39 PM     (No. 11413591)

That´s the beginning of the end of a once great organization that helped me become who I am.

All things masculine are under attack. Turning boys into men must not be tolerated. What better way to conquer a powerful nation than to rot out the roots of power from within. It really doesn´t matter if it´s a grand plan from an outside entity or not, the effect is the same.

And while we are at it, in case you missed it, there has been a war on women going on too, some women. Women who would prefer to be stay at home moms have been looked down on for decades. It´s the entire family unit that is under siege to be destroyed and replaced by big government.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dvc, 10/11/2017 2:54:35 PM     (No. 11413595)

Fun on campouts.

This is intended to finally destroy the Boy Scouts, which has always been a force for teaching boys to be strong, good, patriotic, capable MEN - everything that the left despises and wants to stomp out of society so that they can have a bunch of wimps and drones to lord over.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: cheeflo, 10/11/2017 3:03:56 PM     (No. 11413604)

Why?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Shucky, 10/11/2017 3:04:54 PM     (No. 11413605)

BSA has been infiltrated and subverted by leftists. Support Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls, the traditionalist alternatives to BSA and GSA.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Smart11344, 10/11/2017 3:20:03 PM     (No. 11413620)

I´ll bet there are plenty of diesel dykes that could kick some real butt in the NFL.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 10/11/2017 3:21:41 PM     (No. 11413623)

Leftists, libs, and "progressives" will never be satisfied until every single institution in our country except the federal goobermint is destroyed. Examples: the Boy Scouts, the Catholic church, Christianity.......

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Reply 29 - Posted by: SALady, 10/11/2017 3:25:14 PM     (No. 11413628)

I´m guessing that the unspoken reality here is that membership in the Boy Scouts plummeted when they surrendered to the gaystapo a few years ago.

It´s "get new members wherever you can" or just die quietly and quickly.

LIE-berals destroy everything they touch!!!


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Reply 30 - Posted by: califedup, 10/11/2017 3:39:54 PM     (No. 11413645)

The democrat party communists are destroying and taking over every single cultural organization in this country.. This is madness.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: controlfreak, 10/11/2017 3:59:37 PM     (No. 11413657)

#13, Tillerson is a former national president of the BSA under whose tenure some questionable changes were made.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: rubberneck, 10/11/2017 4:26:21 PM     (No. 11413688)

Pre-2017:

- Wolf
- Bear
- Webelos

Post-2017:
- Girls
- Boys
- Undecided

Can they "take a knee" during the flag ceremony and pledge of allegiance?

(I´m an Eagle Scout... Cubmaster currently - have served in various BSA capacities for close to 40 years. But I´m growing increasingly disillusioned with the rush to remain "progressive.")

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Reply 33 - Posted by: dman, 10/11/2017 4:26:53 PM     (No. 11413689)

Another cultural "institution" trashed. We are witnessing the disassembly of our society - piece by piece.

Time to push back - ten times as hard.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: oldsfc, 10/11/2017 4:28:49 PM     (No. 11413690)

I stopped buying GS cookies years ago. Stopped giving to the Boy Scouts a bit later. Just what every father wants, some 18 yr old with raging hormones sniffing around his daughter.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: AGGW, 10/11/2017 4:57:10 PM     (No. 11413707)

We were very involved in BSA for years. So sad to see this happening. So ashamed of them.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: kayworthy, 10/11/2017 5:23:12 PM     (No. 11413744)

I´m set for Hooter Boys.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: rosefenn, 10/11/2017 5:38:15 PM     (No. 11413760)

Sir Robert Baden-Powell is turning in his grave.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Phantomll, 10/11/2017 5:38:49 PM     (No. 11413761)

As an old Eagle Scout in the best of times, I’m speechless. Our country has gone wacko!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/11/2017 5:40:38 PM     (No. 11413762)

Here is part of Tom Lehrer´s Be Prepared -

Be Prepared! That´s the boy scout marching song,
Be prepared, as through life you march along,
...
If you´re looking for adventure of a new and different kind,
and you come across a girl scout who is similarly inclined,
Don´t be nervous, don´t be frightened, don´t be scared!
Be prepared.


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Reply 40 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 10/11/2017 5:42:21 PM     (No. 11413764)

This should help complete the process of feminizing the American male. Starting at an early age. Like the Ritalin use on little boys in the schools. And I don´t doubt that this would meet with the full approval of Rex Tillerson who used to be in charge of the Boy Scouts when they decided to allow gay scout masters into the fold to ´lead´. And whatever else they deem fit do.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 10/11/2017 5:44:24 PM     (No. 11413765)

#31: And my point is that Tillerson had NOTHING to do with this decision!!!!

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Reply 42 - Posted by: cousair, 10/11/2017 6:10:34 PM     (No. 11413786)

Part of the uniform will be to wear the
Pink Pussy Caps.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 10/11/2017 6:17:45 PM     (No. 11413796)

Then it is no longer the Boy Scouts, it is the Co-Ed Scouts.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: hpmatt, 10/11/2017 6:36:49 PM     (No. 11413817)

DECEMBER 14, 2016
WASHINGTON
The Boy Scouts of America is not a progressive group, and implementing change is tough.

The massive youth organization, based in Irving, Texas, is a highly decentralized mass of thousands of nonprofits – 70 percent of which are controlled by religious institutions.

And from 2010 to 2012. Rex Tillerson – Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state and the CEO of ExxonMobil – headed the Boy Scouts as a national push began to let openly gay boys join the group.

Tillerson wasn’t president of the organization in 2013, when the group finally allowed gays to participate, but he was “intimately involved” in the push, according to Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who co-founded Scouts for Equality, a national campaign to end discrimination in the Boy Scouts.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: controlfreak, 10/11/2017 8:21:58 PM     (No. 11413893)

#41, I certainly agree with that!!!

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Reply 46 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 10/11/2017 8:51:02 PM     (No. 11413916)

Good-bye Boy Scouts? No, good-bye Girl Scouts. Pretty smart move on the part of the BS. Wondering if their numbers are dwindling and letting girls in is intended to help boost them. It probably will, for awhile.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Hazymac, 10/11/2017 9:14:53 PM     (No. 11413944)

On all of our Boy Scout camp outs in the late 1960s--all of us were between 11 and 16--when we retired to our tents and waited for the Sandman to check us in, you shouldn´t need to guess what the main subject was in each tent as we drifted off. Girls. Girls. Girls. If there had been any flesh and blood teen-aged girls about, approaches would probably have been made, and a few accepted after the Scoutmaster drifted into deep slumber for the night.

I don´t think this is such a good idea. Raging hormones are involved. It might kill the Girl Scouts, and there´s nothing wrong with having some such organizations for teenagers (and just below that age) segregated by sex. The sexes are different, and are fundamentally not interchangeable. Vive la différence!

(Hazymac is an Eagle Scout, 1968, Troop 217, Nashville)

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Ussjimmycarter, 10/12/2017 9:05:09 AM     (No. 11414399)

I’m a FORMER Boy Scout. I resign!

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Reply 49 - Posted by: broken01, 10/12/2017 12:05:54 PM     (No. 11414609)

New name: The Gender Scouts.

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Sure, it´s been more than 340 days since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, but there´s still one very narrow, highly unlikely and entirely unprecedented way that Clinton could become president. And it has some Democratic die-hards dreaming again. Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig offered a Clinton path to the presidency on Medium, putting forward a series of "if/then" scenarios that lead to House Speaker Paul Ryan handing the White House keys to Clinton. Here´s how constitutional law expert Lessig lays it out: If number 1: If Trump is definitively found to have colluded directly with Russia, he would be forced to resign or

Scarborough: Trump Is the ‘Antithesis’
of Everything Jesus Christ Taught

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Breitbart Big Government, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/17/2017 6:31:11 PM     Post Reply
Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump was the “antithesis” of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Scarborough said, “You look in Matthew, and go through the Beatitudes. Every single Beatitude. You go through Jesus’s teaching. What he says he wants people to be. Donald Trump is the antithesis of just about every single thing that Jesus Christ said on the Sermon on the Mount. Go read it.” He added, “None of us are perfect, but he goes out of his way it seems to thumb his nose at all conventions. Including the basics of

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
says players should stand for anthem

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CBS Sports, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 2:41:23 PM     Post Reply
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players should stand for the national anthem, speaking out amid the furor over some players´ protests before games. "We believe everyone should stand for the national anthem. That´s an important part of our policy," Goodell said in a press conference Wednesday in New York. But Goodell said he would not commit to making a rule stating players must stand for the anthem. "Our players will state to you publicly they are not doing this in any way to be disrespectful to the flag," Goodell said. He said the league is "not looking to get into politics, but what

Emotional John McCain slams ´half-baked,
spurious nationalism´ sweeping America in
speech aimed at Trump as Joe Biden
presents him with lifetime of service award

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Daily Mail [UK] & Associated Press, by Regina F. Graham    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/17/2017 8:36:22 AM     Post Reply
Sen. John McCain warned against the US turning toward ´half-baked, spurious nationalism´ and jabbed at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics while at an event honoring the war hero´s contributions. (Snip) ´To abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems, is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of the past that Americans consigned to the ash heap of history,´ he said. He added: ´We live in a land made of

The Law Is on the N.F.L. Players’ Side
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New York Times, by Benjamin Sachs and Noah Zatz    Original Article
Posted By: Delta Dave- 10/17/2017 8:14:37 PM     Post Reply
As National Football League owners and players’ union representatives meet in New York today and tomorrow to discuss the players’ recent demonstrations — the kneeling, linking arms or raising fists during the national anthem — they should know how the law views these protests. This will not only tell them what the league lawfully can do; it also will reveal something about American values. There has been some confusion about the law and the anthem protests. Because the First Amendment generally treats government and corporate power differently, allowing a business to impose on its workers what the government

Yes, The Russia Scandal Is Real —
And It Involves Hillary Clinton

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: RockyTCB- 10/18/2017 5:40:23 AM     Post Reply
Clinton Scandals: For well over a year now, the progressive left in the Democratic Party have tried hard to sell the idea that, a) Russia meddled in our election, and, b) that it was to the detriment of Hillary Clinton. After nearly a year and a half of investigating, neither appears true. What is true, and now documented, is that Hillary Clinton and her family foundation both benefited handsomely from Russian corruption. Citing federal officials and government documents, The Hill details the Russians´ nuclear-industry corruption here in the U.S., citing extensive evidence that "Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery,

Trump issues warning to McCain
after senator´s tough speech

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 10/17/2017 12:58:31 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a warning shot after Republican Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America´s foreign policy, saying "people have to be careful because at some point I fight back." McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½ years in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp and is battling brain cancer, offered a simple response to Trump: "I have faced tougher adversaries." Trump said in a radio interview with WMAL in Washington, "I´m being very, very nice but at some point I fight back and it won´t be pretty." He bemoaned McCain´s decisive

Obama’s UN Ambassador Claims Someone
Else Made Unmasking Requests In Her Name

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Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 10/18/2017 4:41:38 AM     Post Reply
Someone within the Obama administration’s intelligence apparatus made requests to unmask the identity of Americans named in intelligence reports on behalf of Samantha Power, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. That’s what Power told the House Intelligence Committee last week during a closed-door interview. South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy revealed in an interview on Fox News on Tuesday that Power was “emphatic” on the point that someone else in the Obama administration made the unmasking requests that have been attributed to her. Fox News recently reported that Power made approximately 260 unmasking requests — a rate of one per business day

Sen. McCain Goes Off On Fox Reporter
For ‘Dumb Question’ [Video]

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Daily Caller, by Amber Athey    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 10:58:06 AM     Post Reply
Sen. John McCain exploded on Fox News’ Peter Doocy on Wednesday for asking him if he would oppose everything that President Trump asks him to do. Doocy asked Sen. McCain if his relationship with the president is “so frayed” that McCain would “not support anything that he comes to you and asks for?” McCain snapped, “Why would you say something that stupid? Why would you ask something that dumb?” “My job as a United States senator — you mean I am somehow going to behave in a way that I’m going to block everything because of some personal disagreement?” McCain said incredulously.

Meghan McCain ‘Exhausted’ by Trump
Attacks: No ‘Threat’ Can Match What
My Father’s Gone Through

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Mediaite, by Ken Meyer    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/18/2017 11:33:30 AM     Post Reply
Meghan McCain gave an interview on Tuesday where she responded to President Trump‘s warning towards her father after his speech against “spurious nationalism.” In a Good Morning America interview with George Stephanopoulos, McCain noted that Trump and her father clearly have different ideas about the best direction of the country. She went on to declare that she’s “exhausted” with the GOP’s infighting and the attacks against her dad after all the challenges he has already faced. “I don’t know if you guys have heard but my father is fighting glioblastoma right now and there’s nothing that could possibly happen or

After meeting, NFL, NFLPA release statement
indicating no change to anthem policy

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Yahoo Sports, by Shalise Manza Young    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 10/17/2017 7:08:02 PM     Post Reply
The much-publicized Tuesday meeting between NFL officials, team owners, NFLPA officials and several players lasted about three hours. While there was undoubtedly a lot discussed in that time, it sounds as though there has not been a resolution on a rule change to require that players stand for the national anthem before games. A statement released jointly by the NFL and NFLPA called it a “productive meeting,” and that there will be another session in the future: Today owners and players had a productive meeting focused on how we can work together to promote positive social change and address inequality


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