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Apple to add 20K jobs, pay $38B US tax bill to repatriate cash

The Cupertino, California-based tech giant said its investments will focus on job creation, spending with U.S. suppliers and an expansion of the App Store, Apple’s digital content hub.

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Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters | Tiffany Wright | Opinion | The Guardian

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do

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Condoleezza Rice: Let’s not turn women into ‘snowflakes’ | TheHill

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned in a new interview that people should not "turn women into snowflakes."

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Trump criticized immigration from 's---hole' countries: report | TheHill

President Trump reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries” on Thursday.

Politics | POLITICS

David Brooks: The Decline of Anti-Trumpism

The quality of the opposition is deteriorating.

Politics | Seriously???

Actress Shamed For Breaking #TimesUp Golden Globes Dress Code — In Two Different Ways | Daily Wire

On a red carpet turned black on Sunday, as participants in the Golden Globes embraced the #MeToo-inspired #TimesUp movement, one actress stood out in a way many of the movement's supporters did not appreciate.

Politics | Resources

An Arab Muslim in the Israeli Army | PragerU

Why would an Arab Muslim serve in the Israeli military? Because he, like many Israeli Arabs, proudly defend the nation that has given them freedom and opportunity. Mohammad Kabiya, Israeli Air Force reservist, shares his remarkable story.

Politics | Politics

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President

This excerpt from Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ reveals the inside story of Donald Trump’s mind-boggling campaign. Trump never planned to be president – here’s how his inner circle created the most dysfunctional White House ever.

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Nikki Haley on Iran: 'We must not be silent' - CNNPolitics

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking emergency meetings with the Security Council in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran.

Politics | Trump Politics

And The Hits Just Kept Coming: The Greatest (False) Predictions Of 2017 | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

Since Trump was elected, the stock market is up by more than a third and the economy is again growing over 3%. How could so many pundits be so wrong?

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Alan Dershowitz on defending Trump: 'My liberal friends don't invite me to dinner anymore'

Dershowitz said his family is no longer proud to be associated with him.

Politics | Politics

Trump’s War on the Truth—And How We Can Fight It

Donald Trump has put the bully back into the bully pulpit, as he and his surrogates attack the institutions that work to hold him accountable.

    Politics | Trump Politics

    Year One List: 81 major Trump achievements, 11 Obama legacy items repealed

    With the passage of the GOP tax bill this week, the Trump administration has scored 81 major achievements in its first year.

    Politics | Politics of Israel in the World

    Israel's jihad is mine

    As Israel considers building a new fence to contain the Syrian conflict to the north, which fences can keep out Hamas's even more lethal ideologies? While Gaza and the Muslim Arab world continue to claim victory in the recent Israel-Hamas conflict, for

      Politics | Malfeasance

      Congress to Investigate Obama Scheme to Nix Investigation into Hezbollah Terrorists

      Lawmakers are launching an investigation into Obama-era efforts to thwart a longstanding U.S. investigation into the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah.

      Politics | The Hall of Idiots

      Justin Trudeau On Returning ISIS Fighters: They'll Be An 'Extraordinarily Powerful Voice' For Canada | Daily Wire

      In a year-end interview with one of Canada's state television networks, CTV, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that he believes returning Jihadists — like those

      Politics | Politics of Israel in the World

      'No moral failures': IDF finds no wrongdoing in death of disabled Palestinian as UN urges probe — RT World News

      The UN is calling for a probe into the killing of a wheelchair-bound Palestinian during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision, despite the IDF stating that it found “no moral or professional failures” related to the death.

      Politics | Democracy in Near East

      Jerusalem Palestinians still seek Israeli citizenship despite Trump declaration

      East Jerusalem Palestinians still want Israeli citizenship despite Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

        Politics | Politics

        Tax reform reaction: AT&T is giving bonuses to 200,000 employees

        The telecom giant said it would give more than 200,000 U.S. union members a special bonus of $1,000.

        Politics | Politics of Israel in the World

        Top 10 Most Insane U.N. Anti-Israel Actions of 2017 - UN Watch

        10. The U.N.’s Beirut-based agency of 18 Arab states published a report accusing Israel of “Apartheid.” In response, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer took the floor to ask Algeria, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Yemen, and the others,

          Politics | Interesting Links

          'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': The Full Shapiro Review | Daily Wire

          On Saturday night, I went with my wife and dad to see the new Star Wars film. I’ll save my general rating for the end of this review, but it’s very difficult to put an overall grade on such a chaotic film. There are great parts, there are terrible par

          Politics | Seriously???

          NYT On Rape: Actually, 'Yes' Can Mean 'No' | Daily Wire

          For all the talk about conservatives allegedly infantilizing women, third-wave (AKA fainting couch) feminists are apparently hell-bent on presenting women as such helpless creatures that they cannot even be expected to give accurate verbal consent.

          Politics | The Hall of Idiots

          Luke Skywalker Gets Shredded By Ted Cruz, Donald Trump Jr. In Twitter War

          It's not often that anyone goes up against Luke Skywalker and comes away the victor, but that's just what happened when the Star Wars actor got in a Twitter tiff with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

          Politics | The Hall of Idiots

          Minnie Driver, Alyssa Milano Slam Matt Damon Over Comments | Hollywood Reporter

          In an interview with ABC News’ 'Popcorn With Peter Travers,' Matt Damon said, in part, "There’s a difference between ... patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right?"

          Politics | Politics

          The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook

          POLITICO Investigation: An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah's billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House's desire for a nuclear deal with Iran

          Politics | Politics

          Vote explainer: Can Republicans still pass the bill if senators are absent?

          Senate Republicans are working to shore up enough votes within their caucus to pass tax reform next week, even in the unlikely but possible scenario that two Republican senators are absent for the big vote.

          Politics | Op-Ed

          Alabama Conservatives Made Their Stand | National Review

          While Roy Moore may have lost, Conservatism may have won ...

          Politics | Politics

          Jones wins Alabama Senate seat for Dems

          MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday in Alabama, defeating Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat and dealing a huge blow to President Trump in the process.

          Politics | Seriously???

          Feminist Lists 10 Questions You Should Ask On A First Date. They’re INSANE. | Daily Wire

          Sure, feminists are helping to topple the West, but my gosh are they good for a laugh.

          Politics | POLITICS

          An Open Letter to The New School and Parsons on Linda Sarsour | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

          Dear President Van Zandt, My dream was always to attend a school like the Parsons School of Design, currently housed...

          Politics | Politics

          Trump’s Jerusalem Decision May Lead to Permanent Peace in Israel

          The Israeli ambassador to the UN welcomes America’s belated recognition of Israel’s capital.

          Politics | Politics

          Public Lands, Public Waters: An Op-Ed on the importance of our public waters and lands

          This is an op ed on Public Lands, Public Waters and why they should be protected, following the recent decision to reduce the size of two national monuments

          Politics | POLITICS

          NYT’s Bret Stephens says he can never vote Republican again

          New York Times columnist Bret Stephens declared he can never vote Republican again because of the party’s backing of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

          Politics | POLITICS

          Mueller Strategy: Obstruction of Justice Investigation Leading to Impeachment | National Review

          The pleas and the indictment in Mueller's investigation have nothing to do with collusion because he has no collusion case. He's trying to build a case for impeachment ...

          Politics | Trump Politics

          Trump insiders claim 'unstoppable momentum' despite media 'derision'

          Nearly a year into the Trump presidency, top aides and allies feel good about their direction and achievements.

          Politics | Politics

          Dear dudes, you’re all trash

          Men are trash. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it every day until my last dying breath. Sure, some men are less trash, but rest assured, all men are at least diet trash.

          Politics | Politics

          Elizabeth Warren, Progressive Fraud

          Elizabeth Warren has largely faked her way to the top ...

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          We’re at risk of turning #metoo into rush to blame all men - NY Daily News

          Before we consider all men guilty of harassment or abuse until proven innocent, a reality check is in order.

          Politics | BDS

          Nick Cave: I'm playing Israel because of BDS

          The Australian singer admits that 'if you do play Israel, you have to go through a sort of public humiliation from Roger Waters and Co.'; nevertheless, he says that despite the backlash, he decided to play Israel 'because it suddenly became ve

          Politics | BDS

          Looking for an American bipartisan issue? Try the fight against BDS

          'To those saying Israel is an increasingly partisan issue, that narrative is prescriptive rather than descriptive,' says law Prof. Eugene Kontorovich

          Politics | Politics

          Bill Clinton: A Reckoning

          Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?

          Politics | Trump Politics

          ‘Uncle Trump’ Finds Fans in China - The New York Times

          Many Chinese say they are relieved to see a leader who seems to care more about making deals than idealism.

          Politics | BDS

          BDS seeks to take down Galilee olive oil business with Facebook campaign - BDS THREAT - Jerusalem Post

          Supporters fight back with counter-campaign of positive reviews.

          Politics | Politics

          New batch of JFK documents released

          The National Archives released 13,213 more documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

            Politics | Politics

            No gracias, La Gracia

            What she loves is a purified, whitewashed version of our culture—a safe and romanticized Mexico she built for herself while vacationing in resorts and wintering in Sayulita. Then she tried to sell it back to a community.

            Politics | Politics

            A Chicano Community In San Diego Is Outraged Over A White Woman's Attempt To Open A 'Modern Fruteria'

            Jenny Niezgoda clearly didn't do her homework. The travel blogger and self-proclaimed "barefoot bohemian" released a now-canceled Kickstarter campaign and accompanying video for her next passion project - a "plant-based cocina" and "modern fruteria"

            Politics | Politics

            Five Key Points From the Indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

            Here are highlights from the 31-page indictment against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, and Rick Gates, his longtime associate.

            Politics | Trump Politics

            They’re Trump-strong in rural Iowa — and not changing their minds

            Trump honored the heroes of Las Vegas — police officers and first responders. Democrats elevate thugs and view our protectors in blue with disdain.

            Politics | Politics

            Breaking Bread: Appropriation or Appreciation? The Case of Mexican Food

            Politics | Politics

            JFK assassination documents released

            A long-secret tranche of government documents pertaining to the JFK assassination is being released

            Politics | Trump Politics

            There Is No GOP Civil War

            Despite the unrequited longings of the left and certain vocal Republicans, there is no civil war in the Republican Party, and there is not even widespread disaffection with President Donald Trump among rank-and-file GOP voters.

            Politics | Resources

            Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel?

            Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

            Politics | Politics

            Trump Disavows Nuclear Deal and Denounces Iranian Leadership

            Mr. Trump said he would ask Congress to establish “trigger points,” which could prompt the United States to reimpose sanctions on Iran if it crosses thresholds set by Congress.

            Politics | Politics

            ‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

            Trump ‘felt jammed’ by an earlier recommendation to sign off on a pact he loathes as an ‘embarrassment.’

            Politics | Politics

            Gov. Brown Signs Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Bill Reforming SANDAG

            SACRAMENTO  – (Wednesday, October 11, 2017) – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) that will bring major reforms to San Diego’s regional transportation agency – a huge victory

            Politics | Politics

            I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. - The Washington Post

            Evidence suggests that no one broad gun-control restriction could make a big difference.

            Politics | Politics

            What the librarian who rejected Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss books as ‘racist’ got wrong - The Washington Post

            Seuss had issues. But so did a vast array of other authors.

            Politics | "Apartheid" State?

            Does Israel Discriminate Against Arabs? | PragerU

            Does Israel discriminate against Arabs? Is it today's version of apartheid South Africa? Olga Meshoe, herself a South African whose family experienced apartheid, settles the question once and for all.

            Politics | Politics

            The Nuclear Deal Is Iran’s Legal Path to the Bomb

            Iran sees it. It’s time the U.S. did too.

            Politics | Politics

            The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

            There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it's getting ready for 2020

            Politics | Politics

            Annenburg: Americans are constitutionally illiterate

            The annual Constitution Day survey of American knowledge of the Constitution was released today. Don't get your hopes up; it's as depressing as ever.

            Politics | Politics

            Fox News host asks if 9/11 memorials will come down next | TheHill

            “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade on Monday questioned whether a memorial built to remember the airline passengers who took down a fourth plane on Sept. 11, 2001, over Pennsylvania might some day be taken down.

            Politics | Resources

            The video that makes anti-Zionists sorry they ever opened their mouths – Israel Video Network

            Today the world wants to claim that anti-Zionism is NOT anti-Semitism.

            WRONG.

            It is anti-Semitism, and this video lays out why.

            Politics | Politics

            North Korea Says It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb—Is It Time to Nuke Kim’s Economy?

            Little more than a week ago, President Trump claimed North Korea was ‘starting to respect us.’ On Sunday, they claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

            Politics | Politics

            Debunked: "Socialism Has Never Worked"

            Our long form deep dive debunking the false notion that "socialism has never worked." Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership Support us on P...

            Politics | Politics

            Can You Spot the Difference in Trump's Oval Office?

            The president is returning to a freshly renovated White House—and it includes one particularly telling change.

            Politics | Politics

            Why Labelling President Trump as Mentally Ill Is Wrong | Psychology Today

            Four reasons why the petition calling President Trump mentally ill is deeply troubling.

            Politics | Politics

            FACT CHECK: Did Clapper Get ‘Caught Lying To Congress’?

            President Donald Trump claimed that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper "famously got caught lying to Congress" in a Thursday tweet.

            Politics | Politics

            Don’t be fooled again: That huge crowd photo is not a Trump rally - The Washington Post

            Those people were Cleveland Cavs fans.

            Politics | Politics

            Why Lee Should Go, and Washington Should Stay - NYTimes.com

            Nashville — I grew up on Missionary Ridge, a Civil War battlefield overlooking Chattanooga, Tenn. In my childhood we could still find minie balls from the battle in which a young Union soldier, Arthur MacArthur, the father of Douglas, received the Medal of Honor.

            Politics | Politics

            The Rise of the Violent Left

            Antifa's activists say they're battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead?

            Politics | Politics

            Down the Breitbart Hole - The New York Times

            Steve Bannon once said it was the platform for the alt-right. Its current editors disagree. Is the incendiary media company at the nerve center of Donald Trump’s America simply provocative — or dangerous?

            Politics | Politics

            Opinion | Trump is something the nation did not know it needed

            He may whet Americans’ appetites for a grown-up leader who shuns sycophants.

            Politics | Politics

            Trump's response to Barcelona attack? A fake story about bullets dipped in pigs' blood.

            The president of the United States just advocated for the execution of Muslim prisoners by firing at them with bullets dipped in pig's blood.

            Politics | Politics

            Eboni K. Williams: Fox News Host Slams Trump Charlottesville Response

            Fox News host Eboni K. Williams denounced President Trump's initial response to Charlottesville, Va.

            Politics | Politics

            Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed

            How ideologues, opportunists, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.

            Politics | BDS

            Israel Must Be Boycotted — Unless It Saves Our Lives | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

            We’ve seen before how BDS activists talk big about boycotting Israel — which really means that everyone else must boycott Israel. We know,...

            Politics | America, land that use to be free...

            Citing Indefinite Detention Without Trial, Sen. Paul Delays NDAA

            In an effort to secure protections for the Constitution and the inalienable rights of Americans, Senator Rand Paul last week blocked a controversial effort by Senate leaders to advance the giant National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). By Alex Newman

              Politics | Politics

              Musings and Meditations: Dear Mr. President: A Question You Haven't Been Asked

              Politics | Politics

              When Progressives Embrace Hate - The New York Times

              Why are the leaders of the Women’s March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers?

              Politics | Politics

              Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

              Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

              Politics | Politics

              Trump ousts Scaramucci as communications director

              The change came at the request of new chief of staff John Kelly, who started Monday.

              Politics | Politics

              19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

              After debating into early hours of the morning, Senator McCain shocked his colleagues by voting "no" on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. CNN's Brooke Baldwin points out the various reactions across the room.

              Politics | POLITICS

              Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

              Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

              Politics | Politics

              Tourism under Trump: Can recreation in Appalachia revive a struggling economy?

              It’s mid-April, and the New River flows lazily past the town of Thurmond, West Virginia between ridges marked by the mix of leafless brown and electric green that signals the moment just before nature explodes

              Politics | Politics

              Anthony Scaramucci’s vulgar New Yorker interview is beyond words - The Washington Post

              He attacks Trump's top two advisers and muses about killing people.

              Politics | Politics

              Sessions' powerful friends stand up to Trump

              The attorney general's former colleagues in Congress, as well as conservative allies, publicly questioned the president's attacks on Sessions.

              Politics | BDS

              Pro-Israel organizations enter the lion’s den

              In many ways, Europe is hostile territory for Israel advocates. But that is not deterring several Jewish groups who are fighting for justice on behalf of the Jewish state.

              Politics | POLITICS

              McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

              “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

              Politics | Politics

              NY Times reporter accuses white women of racism on city sidewalks

              The New York Times is facing blowback on social media after publishing an essay by an African-American reporter who accused white women of racism for not ceding space on city sidewalks to black men.   In a Wednesday essay titled "Was That Racist,&q

              Politics | Politics

              Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly

              After hours of debate, the president agreed to continue with an international agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program that he had pledged to overhaul.

              Politics | POLITICS

              GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

              Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart