First up got some ICYMI if you don’t follow me on social media. Scroll down for News, Headlines and some pretty good commentary for today 4/25/2017.
Thought of the day Via RfDesk. “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan
Greta Van Susteren is outraged! Tax on their GI Bill. Paul Rieckhoff MSNBC 4 20 17
Bill O’Reilly / Sean Hannity:
“There is a well-orchestrated attempt to silence the voice of every single conservative in the country.” Video here. Hannity: I can no longer let the slander against me slide
Ok, on to the News.
In other News:
“Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and an assistant to the president, told Breitbart News exclusively that her father’s policies focused on childcare and paid maternity leave are “central to the economic empowerment of women.” More here. Exclusive — Ivanka Rocks Berlin: President Trump’s ‘Policies Are Central to the Economic Empowerment of Women’
April 25 (UPI) — “Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump spoke at a Berlin conference on women’s empowerment on Tuesday, defending her father’s attitude toward women.” More here. Ivanka Trump takes on criticism of father’s view of women in Berlin
WASHINGTON (AP) — “The White House on Tuesday named a retired Marine major general as the new director of the Secret Service. Randolph Ailes will oversee an agency that for years has been beset with a series of high-profile embarrassments.” More here. Official: White House names new Secret Service director
April 25 (UPI) — “A 21-year-old man from Thailand streamed a video on Facebook Live of himself hanging his 11-month-old daughter. He later killed himself, police said Tuesday.” more here. Thai father hangs baby daughter on Facebook Live, then kills himself
April 25 (UPI) — “Three retired police officers and a former prosecutor were charged Tuesday in a corruption investigation into New York City’s gun-licensing agency.” More here. Retired NYPD officers, prosecutor indicted in gun license corruption
WASHINGTON — “It may not be “far more powerful than the aircraft carrier” — as President Trump said in a recent interview, but a well-armed U.S. submarine has arrived in Korea.” More here. Missile submarine joins US naval ‘armada’ in Korea
April 25 (UPI) — “China put its first nuclear-powered submarine on display, a decommissioned warship built in 1970, to mark the 68th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army Navy.” More here. China shows decommissioned nuclear submarine on naval anniversary
An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile will be launched Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base to test the weapon’s effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. More here. U.S. Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast
“President Trump vowed to stamp out anti-Semitism Tuesday in remarks at the Capitol commemorating the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance.
“This is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism, we will stamp out prejudice, we will condemn hatred, we will bear witness and we will act,” More here. Trump vows to confront anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked sanctuary cities on MSNBC Tuesday morning, denouncing the idea of cities effectively nullifying federal law.
“What would you do about this issue of sanctuary cities, about the cities who are saying we’re not going to enforce federal law?” economic analyst Steven Rattner asked Bloomberg on “Morning Joe.”
“You cannot, Steve, have everybody be deciding which laws they obey,” the former mayor bluntly declared. “The law is the law.” More here. Michael Bloomberg on Sanctuary Cities: ‘The Law Is the Law’
“U.S. stocks rose toward records as corporate results and housing data bolstered optimism in the economy.: More here. U.S. Stocks Near Records, Canadian Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap
“A San Francisco judge has blocked enforcement of President Trump’s executive order barring federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities.” More here. Federal judge blocks Trump’s sanctuary cities order
“CRTV host sounds off on ‘Hannity'” Video here. Michelle Malkin blasts effort to stifle conservative speech