Suspect in ‘Brutal’ Murder Spree Is an Illegal Alien

By The Blaze. Police say that a tip led them to arrest an illegal alien as a suspect in four murders in Nevada that have stunned the community.

Wilbur Ernesto Martinez Guzman was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property and immigration law violations, but police say they are confident that he is connected to the murders.

The first two victims were found in their homes shot to death within four days of each other. The two women were 56 year-old Connie Koontz and 74 year-old Sophia Renken.

Two other victims were found killed in a similar fashion, and both aged 81 years old. They were identified as Gerald David and Sharon David.

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Suspect Jailed in Connection With String of 4 Killings in Northern Nevada That Put Residents on Edge

By The Nevada Independent. Authorities say they have arrested a man they believe is connected to four killings that have shaken Northern Nevada and put residents on edge over the past two weeks.

Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam says Wilbur Ernesto Martinez Guzman, a Carson City resident who is either 19 or 20, was taken into custody Saturday afternoon on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property and immigration law violations. He’s being held in the Carson City Detention Center under 24-hour watch from medical and mental health personnel. . .

The killings began in Gardnerville, the Douglas County community about 50 miles from Reno, when two women, Connie Koontz, 56, and Sophia Renken, 74, were killed inside their homes earlier this month only miles apart. The two victims were found Jan. 10 and Jan. 13 — within four days of each other.

They later learned from immigration officials that Martinez Guzman was likely in the country illegally and could be detained on those grounds. Furlong said activities that raised concern for public safety prompted immigration officials and Carson City deputies to take him into custody Saturday afternoon a few blocks south of the state capitol. (Read more from “Suspect Jailed in Connection With String of 4 Killings in Northern Nevada That Put Residents on Edge” HERE)

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Fact Check: No, Pence Did Not Compare President Trump to MLK Jr.

This was a banner weekend for fake news. First, BuzzFeed News got a “bombshell” story on the Mueller investigation so wrong that Mueller’s team issued a response disputing BuzzFeed’s reporting. Next, a group of MAGA hat-wearing Catholic high school students at the March for Life were subjected to a two-minute hate after the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, and other MSM outlets wildly mischaracterized a video supposedly showing the kids harassing a Native American man. Nothing of the kind happened. In fact, it was the kids who were being harassed and it seems the Native American man lied to the media about what happened.

Now, Newsweek, RawStory, and others are claiming Vice President Mike Pence compared President Trump to Martin Luther King Jr. in an interview on Face the Nation. That is fake news.

Newsweek’s headline reads: “Mike Pence compares Trump to Martin Luther King Jr. on eve of MLK Day: Both ‘inspired us to change.” And that narrative prompted outrage:

You get the idea. Mike Pence is the worst human being alive not named Donald Trump because he “compared” Trump to Martin Luther King Jr. Now, here’s what Pence actually said after CBS’ Margaret Brennan asked him if Trump’s proposal to trade a three-year DACA extension and temporary protected status for refugees to reopen the government with partial wall funding is “genuine”:

I think what we saw the president do yesterday was say, “I want to set the table for us resolving this issue” in a way that achieves his objectives to secure the border, end the humanitarian security crisis, end the government shutdown, but also to bring together the Democrats’ priorities to accomplish that. That’s what the American people expect us to do.

And honestly, you know, the hearts and minds of the American people today are thinking a lot about it being the weekend where we remember the life and the work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. One of my favorite quotes from Dr. King was, ‘Now is the time to make real the the promises of democracy.” You think of how he changed America, he inspired us to change through the legislative process, to become a more perfect union. That’s exactly what President Trump is calling on the Congress to do, come to the table in a spirit of good faith. We’ll secure our border, we’ll reopen the government, and we’ll move our nation forward as the president said yesterday to an even broader discussion about immigration reform in the months ahead. [Emphasis added.]

Pence did not say Donald Trump is “exactly like” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He did not compare Trump to Dr. King at all. Pence said that Trump is “calling on the Congress” to “make real the promises of democracy,” as Dr. King put it, by coming to the table and negotiating a deal to reopen government. Pence, in other words, is asking Congress to legislate: to act like the lawmaking body of a democratic republic, compromise, and govern well.

To represent Pence’s comments as comparing Trump to Dr. King is straight-up fake news. You would have to intentionally misread or mishear what Pence is saying to come away with the take that he’s disrespecting Dr. King’s legacy by comparing him to Trump. (For more from the author of “Fact Check: No, Pence Did Not Compare President Trump to MLK Jr.” please click HERE)

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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Viral Confrontation Between Covington Catholic Students and Native American Protesters

By Daily Wire. On Saturday, a video went viral, seemingly showing a group of Catholic high school students confronting and harassing a Native American protester who appeared to be peacefully playing a drum, but by Saturday night it was clear the confrontation wasn’t the end of the story.

The three-minute video was posted online by a group of Native American protesters who claimed they were harassed and intimidated by a group of Covington Catholic High School students waiting for their bus near the Lincoln Memorial. The video is heavily clipped at the beginning and end, and shows only an apparent “confrontation” between a protester named Nathan Phillips and a Make America Great Again-hat wearing teen. . .

He and others accused the teens of chanting “build the wall” and hurling racial epithets at the group of Native Americans. Phillips said that the MAGA-hat wearing student closest to him taunted him — an assessment that was immediately adopted by most commentators, who compared the student to a white student taunting black customers at a Civil Rights lunch counter, and in some cases, even threatened the student outright.

Saturday night, a two-hour long, full video of the confrontation became widely available on social media, and that video shows a very different interaction than the one initally portrayed. The video, taken from the point of view of a second group of protesters who witnessed the interaction, shows that Phillips approached the teens — not the other way around, as Phillips claims — and that the teens were relatively peaceful during the incident, laughing and clapping along with Phillips’ drumming, and occasionally asking questions like, “what is going on here?”

Phillips and the students chanted together for a few minutes before the students appear to lose interest and filter away. During that time, though, Phillips claims he felt threatened, though separate videos seem to show that a handful of Native American protesters were taunting the students with racially tinged chants.

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The Real Story Behind Native American Protest Revealed

By The Daily Caller. Catholic high school boys in MAGA hats became the villains in a weekend viral video storm that left out context and facts to drive a narrative — and media outlets were quick to promote the story without digging further.

The New York Times published an article titled “Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mob Native American Elder at Indigenous People’s March,” and multiple other outlets framed the story in the same way.

But as multiple sources began to provide context — background information and additional videos — the original story began to take on an entirely different shape. The boys, who certainly might have handled the situation better, were surrounded by adults who also might have done the same, and the media chose to report only one side of that story. . .

Although the posted videos did not include any of these things, it was reported that the person who took the video had heard the boys chanting “build the wall and other Trumpisms” and claimed that the boys were just looking for “ANY opportunity to get violent.”

All accounts and videos were in agreement on at least a few key points — namely that at one point, for at least a short time, Phillips and the others in his small group were more or less surrounded by the group of boys. Phillips made no visible attempt to leave, however, and the boys made no visible attempt to prevent him from doing so. (Read more from “The Real Story Behind Native American Protest Revealed” HERE)

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Watch Company Responds to Gillette’s ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Ad With Video That Celebrates Men

A watch company has created a video called “What Is a Man?” in response to Gillette’s recent ad. The shaving company’s commercial sparked a controversy because many people found it to be insulting and condescending to men. . .

Egard Watch CEO Ilan Srulovicz told the Conservative Tribune he wanted to make a video that would uplift men and illustrate the beauty of true masculinity. He also told the news outlet he wanted to show some statistics about men that are often ignored. . .

Gillette’s ad invoked the MeToo movement and showed scenes of gender discrimination, sexual harassment and bullying. The reaction was heated, but it earned millions of views on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. The ad appeared amid the company’s struggles with revenue and growing competition from other company’s, the Associated Press reported. The news outlet also called it an appeal to reach a younger audience. . .

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WATCH: CNN Questions If Karen Pence Should Get Secret Service Protection Because She’s a Christian

During a segment discussing Second Lady Karen Pence teaching art at a Christian school, CNN host John King questioned if Mrs. Pence should be receiving taxpayer-funded Secret Service protection or government-funded housing because of her religious beliefs.

“Does it matter that all taxpayers pay for her housing; all taxpayers pay for her Secret Service protection?” asked King. “It’s not her fault that she needs protection – this is world we live in. But all taxpayers subsidize her life. Does it matter?” . . .

“So, you mean: Do her First Amendment freedoms get somehow curtailed because taxpayers pay for her accommodations and her security?” asked SiriusXM’s Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox, trying to wrap his head around the suggestion. “I don’t know that a lot of people would sign onto that,” Knox stated bluntly. . .

Mrs. Pence was recently the subject of liberal scorn when it was revealed that she teaches at a Christian school that abides by biblical Christian teachings regarding homosexuality and premarital sex.

CNN reporter Kate Bennett tweeted an article from left-leaning outlet The Huffington Post, writing, “So, lemme get this straight, the second lady of the United States has chosen to work at a school that openly discriminates against LGBT adults and children.”

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Things You Need to Know About the 2019 March for Life: ‘Life Is Winning in America Once Again!’

No. 1: The march got its start in 1973 with a seemingly insignificant protest in response to the landmark Supreme Court decisions of Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton. . .

No. 2: The rally kicked off at 1 p.m. local time at the National Mall and featured various pro-life speakers. Speakers included The Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro, Dr. Alveda King, Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, Archbishop Joseph Naumann, and more, in addition to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. . .

No. 3: Trump addressed the March for Life participants in a pre-recorded address. In his remarks, the president promised to continue protecting America’s unborn children even though Democrats took a majority in the House of Representatives as a result of the 2016 midterm elections.

No. 4: Vice President Pence and his wife Karen made a surprise, in-person appearance at the march. . .

No. 5: An estimated 100,000 people — at least — are expected to attend the march. (Read more from “Things You Need to Know About the 2019 March for Life: ‘Life Is Winning in America Once Again!'” HERE)

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Embattled Women’s March Co-Leader Refuses to Acknowledge Israel’s Right to Exist

Tamika Mallory, controversial co-president of the Women’s March and associate of Louis Farrakhan — leader of the Nation of Islam — refused during a recent PBS interview to acknowledge Israel’s right to exist. . .

Hoover went on to ask Mallory if she believed Israel has a right to exist as a nation — and Mallory responded in a rather vague manner.

“I feel everyone has a right to exist. … I just don’t feel that everyone has a right to exist at the disposal of another group,” Mallory answered. “I believe that all people have the right to exist, and that Palestinians are also suffering with a great crisis. And that there are other Jewish scholars who will still sit here and say the same.”

“I’m done talking about this,” she concluded. “You can move on.”

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How Much Does Trump’s Wall Actually Cost?

The United States has reached the 27th day in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The sole purpose of the shutdown is to give more time to congressional Democrats and Republicans to come to a financial agreement so President Donald Trump can begin to build additional barriers at the border.

The U.S. border already has some barriers in place, but the government’s current battle is deciding on funding for extended barriers. These new barriers would be built in areas that are currently unfenced in the attempt to prevent further illegal immigration.

This biggest sticking point is not over whether or not Democrats agree with border security but rather that they are rejecting Trump’s demands for an additional $5.7 billion to “build that wall,” as he has so famously chanted since his 2016 campaign trail. . .

Homeland Subcommittee on Appropriations ranking member Sen. Jon Tester highlighted these changing demands in a speech on the Senate floor, urging Republicans to end the Shutdown.

“The president came in with his budget request last year … and asked for $1.6 billion dollars for a wall,” the Montana Democratic senator stated. He then explained that the subcommittee approved the $1.6 billion dollars for the wall, but the Republican-controlled Senate did not pass the bill. (Read more from “How Much Does Trump’s Wall Actually Cost?” HERE)

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House Majority Leader Breaks With Pelosi: ‘A Wall That Protects People Is Not Immoral’

Border security is an issue where the Democratic Party is suffering from schizophrenia. They were for it before they were against it. Donald Trump winning the 2016 election caused that, despite some very prominent Democrats, like Barack Obama, supporting border barriers in times past. Now, the war cry is that “a wall is an immorality.” That is coming from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Walls are immoral. So, what about illegal aliens who murdered American citizens? Apparently, that’s not a concern; dreams of amnesty and expanded Democratic voter rolls have clouded the liberal mind.

Yet, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer appeared to have broken ranks with Pelosi, saying that it’s not a question of morality, but rather functionality and practicality. Also, a wall isn’t immoral if it protects people. Hoyer made these remarks in an interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier last night (via RCP):

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WATCH: Rep. Ilhan Omar Accuses Trump of ‘Blackmailing’ Senator in Shocking Interview

In a shocking interview with CNN, far-left Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) doubled down on claims she made Wednesday on Twitter that President Donald Trump is “blackmailing” Sen. Lindsey Graham into supporting his immigration reform plans.

Omar began peddling the conspiracy theory Wednesday, announcing on Twitter that Graham had been “compromised” and that he could not be trusted, echoing another conspiracy-peddling account excoriating Graham for supporting Trump’s proposal for a border wall after speaking out against Trump’s “travel ban” that greatly reduced visas granted to citizens of countries known to sponsor or fund terrorist organizations.

Instead of responding to the immediate backlash of criticism warning Omar not to cash in on vicious rumors, Omar accepted an appearance on CNN for Thursday morning, where she doubled down on her accusations.

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National Committeewoman Harmeet K. Dhillon tweeted, “Breathtaking bigotry, homophobia from a member of Congress. It’s not funny, and puzzling why Dems get away with outdated stereotypes and dumb conspiracy theories like this.”

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