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Christopher Maidment

Conservatarian political activist, board member Hillsborough County Republicans and Get Involved PAC. Amateur Chicken Rancher. Not a free stater, but wish I was (if only I knew about it sooner!)

UPDATE: Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder in Killing of Atatiana Jefferson

Updated 10/17/19:In a tweet sent out by Fort Worth Police, the identity of the officer responsible for the death of Atatiana Jefferson was revealed as Aaron Dean.  Dean has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 28 year old woman who was playing video games with her 8 year old nephew.   Police …

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Brexit Means Exit - Yellow Vest in UK

Brexit Deal Struck

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, tweeted that a Brexit Deal with the European Union has been struck. Parliament will vote on the “great new deal” on Saturday. If the UK Parliament approves the deal, the EU Bloc would have to approve it as well. The British People voted in 2016 to “Brexit” …

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Democrats Vote Against Education

JLCAR (Joint Legislative Committee Administrative Rules) voted 6-4 today on a final objection to the ‘Learn Everywhere Program’ that was proposed by Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut. Related: NH JLCAR objects to Learn Everywhere (July) The Learn Everywhere Program would expand educational opportunities for students based on the charter school model.  The State Board of Education approved the …

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US Senate Confirming MORE Judges Nominated by Trump

As of yesterday, October 15, the Senate had confirmed 152 of President Trump’s judicial nominations.  2 Associate Supreme Court Justices (Kavanaugh and Gorsuch,) 43 Appeals Court Judges, 105 District Judges, and 2 International Trade Court Judges. The winning is continuing, right now.  They’ve confirmed 3 more District Court judges and are voting on one more. …

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UPDATED: Reports of Multiple People Shot in Pelham

What we’ve learned: There was a wedding this morning, where the shooting occurred.  The funeral for Minister Garcia was scheduled for after the wedding.  A preliminary investigation has shown that this is not a random incident. Guests at the wedding ‘gang’ tackled the shooter. Two people are injured, one of them has been transported to …

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New York Goes Full San Fran. Never Go Full San Fran

Earlier this year, San Francisco banned the used of the word ‘felon’, among other terms in order to make “everyone” feel “better.”  Now, New York City is following suit, according to the New York Post. Not that long ago, New York City banned the term “illegal alien” and promised to fine violators up to $250,000.  They’re following …

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