White House Releases Trump’s First Christmas Card as President, 1 Huge Difference From Obama’s Card

President Donald Trump’s first annual Christmas card was unveiled Monday as part of first lady Melania Trump’s White House Christmas decorations.

“Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,” the card states, followed by signatures from Donald Trump, the first lady and their 11-year-old son Barron.

The inclusion of the word “Christmas” in the first family’s Christmas card is in stark contrast to former President Barack Obama’s Christmas cards.

The word “Christmas” was absent on all eight of the Obama’s annual Christmas cards, much to the frustration of social conservatives.

The Obama’s opted for a more secular approach in their season’s greetings, typically wishing some form of “Happy Holidays” to recipients.

“Happy holidays,” the Obama’s 2016 card read. “As our family reflects on our many happy years spent in the White House, we are grateful for the friends we’ve made, the joy we’ve shared, and the gifts of kindness we’ve received. We wish you and your loved ones a joyous holiday season and a wonderful new year.”

Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin took issue with the Obama’s refusal to mention Chrismas in their 2016 card.

Obama wasn’t the first president to leave out the word “Christmas” in the White House Christmas card in the years since former President Calvin Coolidge began the annual tradition in 1927.

Former President Herbert Hoover was the first to omit the reason for the season in 1929 when he wrote: “The President and Mrs. Hoover cordially reciprocate your holiday greetings.”

Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower became the second president to omit Chrismas in 1954 when his card read: “Season’s Greetings.”

And former President John F. Kennedy became the third president in 1961 when his card also read: “Season’s Greetings.”

Donald Trump has pledged repeatedly during and after his election victory to bring Chrismas back to the White House.

“We’re getting near that beautiful Christmas season that people don’t talk about anymore. They don’t use the word Christmas because it’s not politically correct,” Donald Trump said during a speech in October at the Values Voter Summit.

“You go to department stores and they’ll say ‘Happy New Year,’ or they’ll say other things and it’ll be red,” he added. “They’ll have it painted.”

“Well guess what? We’re saying Merry Christmas again.” (For more from the author of “White House Releases Trump’s First Christmas Card as President, 1 Huge Difference From Obama’s Card” please click HERE)

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Watch Hillary Clinton Almost Get Lit on Fire During Interview, Take the Lord’s Name in Vain

Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton are under recurring scrutiny in the wake of rampant sexual assault allegations that have been ripping through the American political fabric. Some of the most high-profile candidates and politicians in the country, from both sides of the aisle, have been accused of sexual misconduct . . .

The new criticism on the Clintons has also resurfaced some gems from the couple’s early 1990s defense of Clinton’s behavior. One of those clips going viral is a little-known video of Clinton getting a broadcast light dropped on her during a retro “60 Minutes” interview. The future first lady screamed when the light came down with a crash behind her and loudly took the Lord’s name in vain, shrieking “Jesus, Mary and Joseph!”

As the light was collapsing on his wife, Bill Clinton instinctively moved away in fear. (Read more from “Watch Hillary Clinton Almost Get Lit on Fire During Interview, Take the Lord’s Name in Vain” HERE)

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Double Standard? Pelosi Defends Dem Congressman Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

By NBC News. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., stepped down as the ranking Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee on Sunday, following sexual harassment accusations.

The 27-term congressman said he denied the allegations, but was stepping down because of the ongoing House Ethics Committee investigation.

“I deny these allegations, many of which were raised by documents reportedly paid for by a partisan alt-right blogger. I very much look forward to vindicating myself and my family before the House Committee on Ethics,” Conyers said in a statement . . .

Appearing on “Meet The Press” earlier in the day, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi urged “due process” before making conclusions about Rep. Conyers, saying the congressman is “an icon” who has worked to protect women.

“We are strengthened by due process. Just because someone is accused — and was it one accusation? Is it two?” Pelosi asked. (Read more from “Pelosi Defends Dem Congressman Following Sexual Harassment Allegations” HERE)

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Shattuck: Nancy Pelosi’s Dem Double Standard

By Tom Shattuck. Yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared “zero tolerance” on sexual misconduct.

So, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) — who used more than $27,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle a complaint that an employee was fired for refusing his sexual advances — is toast, right?

Wrong. In the past few weeks a multitude of loopholes have emerged to give cover to badly behaving Dems. Pelosi yesterday used a loophole trifecta for Conyers on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

“We are strengthened by due process. Just because someone is accused — and was it one accusation? Is it two?” Pelosi said. “John Conyers is an icon in our country,” and finally, “He has done a great deal to protect women.”

Legal settlements were sufficient to force Bill O’Reilly out, and accusations are enough to demand that Roy Moore withdraw. But not so for Democrats, whose usefulness to women has given them carte blanche to harass them going back to Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy and beyond. Pelosi’s implied suspicion about Conyers’ accuser, touting of Conyers’ reputation, and citing of his legislative record means this: If you’re a woman working on Capitol Hill, run like hell. A number of men have been deemed to have politically based diplomatic immunity and you’re the little lambs within the confines of a sexual petting zoo. (Read more from “Shattuck: Nancy Pelosi’s Dem Double Standard” HERE)

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Trump Mentions ‘God’ 9 Times in Thanksgiving Message — Here’s How Many Times Obama Did Last Year

President Trump released his Thanksgiving message to the country Thursday morning. The message included a full-throated defense of his policies, the military and the future of the country. The president mentioned “God” nine times and “prayer” twice in his message.

Trump asked the nation multiple times to “thank God” in “prayer” and recalled the story of the first Thanksgiving, where pilgrims and Amerindians sat down together to enjoy a meal and thank God for the bounty of the harvest in the new land.

The president also recalled his predecessors, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, who were instrumental in designating Thanksgiving as national holiday . . .

In contrast, in last year’s Thanksgiving message, President Obama mentioned “God” only once and never once mentioned prayer.

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Eminem Whines That Trump Hasn’t Noticed His Unhinged Rap

Eminem basically threw a hissy fit because he wrote a rap slamming President Donald Trump and the president hasn’t reacted to it yet.

“I was and I still am extremely angry. I can’t stand that motherfucker,” the 45-year-old rapper — real name Marshall Bruce Mathers III — complained Tuesday on SiriusXM radio.

“I feel like he’s not paying attention to me,” he added. “I was kind of waiting for him to say something, and for some reason, he didn’t say anything.”

The rapper’s comments stem from a five-minute-long freestyle rap he performed for the BET Hip Hop Awards in October. The video quickly went viral with close to 40 million views to date.

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Homeless Man Returns $10,000 Check, Gets Rewarded in Huge Way

On November 14, a successful business woman from New Haven thanked a homeless man, who returned a $10,000 check she had dropped in the street, by giving him money and entrance into her real estate school, free of charge.

But, Wednesday morning, another surprise awaited the homeless man. The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce played hist to some true thanks giving.

“He has absolutely no idea what’s about to happen,” said Dr. Roberta Hoskie, who was about the change the homeless man’s life . . .

Hoskie reminded Mr. Alvarez she will pay for his real estate course through her school and English language classes. Then, an unexpected gift.

“You don’t have to worry about being in the cold,” she told Alvarez. “We have housing for you.” (Read more from “Homeless Man Returns $10,000 Check, Gets Rewarded in Huge Way” HERE)

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North Korean Defector Escapes Through Hail of Bullets

By Alicia Powe. North Korea typically claims defections from the oppressed, tightly controlled hermit country are actually kidnappings by South Koreans.

But stunning footage was released by the American-led United Nations Command showing a disease-ridden North Korean soldier risking his life to escape the rogue regime and fleeing across the border into South Korea while being shot by his former comrades.

The footage, released Wednesday, marks the first time the U.N. Command disclosed security footage of a defection across the heavily fortified demilitarized zone, or DMZ, that divides North and South Korea, said Hochong Song, a public affairs officer for U.S. Forces Korea.

The 24-year old soldier can be seen speeding on the North Korean side of the DMZ toward the border in a vehicle as his fellow military officers fire at him.

The wounded defector then crawls across the border, finally emerging on South Korean territory before collapsing and being pulled into safety by border guards. (Read more from “North Korean Defector Escapes Through Hail of Bullets” HERE)

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North Korean Defector’s Daring Escape Caught on Video

By Justin McCurry. Dramatic footage has emerged showing a North Korean military defector fleeing across the border to South Korea as he is pursued and shot at by his compatriots before being hauled to safety by troops from the other side.

The video, released on Wednesday by the UN command in the South, shows the soldier, who defected last week, racing towards the border village of Panmunjom in a military vehicle before crashing it and continuing his escape on foot.

The video shows the man collapsed on the ground after being shot just south of the demilitarised zone [DMZ].

Later three members of South Korea’s security battalion security forces crawl to the wounded defector and drag him away to safety.

The release of the footage came amid news that the unnamed soldier, who was shot at least five times during his escape, was showing signs of recovery. (Read more from “North Korean Defector’s Daring Escape Caught on Video” HERE)

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Watch: Student Has Security Called on Him for Using the Word ‘Tranny’

The University of Minnesota-Morris has threatened a student radio show with cancellation after one of the hosts used the word “tranny” on-air, with campus officials offering several shifting reasons for pulling the show from the airwaves. The College Fix has obtained exclusive video of the moment when the students were pulled from the air during the middle of their show . . .

During a discussion about the university’s lack of “Antifa” violence, Albrecht said the campus was too small for a potential violent activist to hide his identity.

“You know, you can definitely, you see one tranny that’s trying to punch someone,” Albrecht told The Fix he said on-air. “You know it’s automatically that one guy that you know I’m talking about. I bet you know. I’m not going to dox anybody and name them on air. But you two know if I say the tranny who looks like he’s going to punch someone. Yep.”

“About fifteen minutes later,” Albrecht told The Fix, “the student station manager came into the studio with a UMMPD officer and told us to leave. She said we had violated FCC law by saying a word that was never allowed on air, ‘tranny.’ So we packed up and left the studio.”

“Hey guys, I am just going to have you leave. You said a couple words that break FCC violations,” the manager says, according to the video, which appears to be lightly edited for time. “And so for today I am going to have you stop your show. Specifically tranny. That is a hate slur it is not allowed on radio. I need you to leave.” (Read more from “Student Has Security Called on Him for Using the Word ‘Tranny'” HERE)

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Virginia Governor-Elect Names Abortion, LGBT Activists to Transition Team

The governor-elect of Virginia’s newly-announced transition committee is a who’s-who of leftist, pro-abortion activists, including the communications director of the commonwealth’s Planned Parenthood affiliate.

One of the most controversial points in Ralph Northam’s campaign came when the Latino Victory Fund released an ad in support of him suggesting his opponents are racists who want to murder minority children. The ad showed a pickup truck with a sticker supporting his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, flying a Confederate flag and chasing down minority children. The car also had a conservative “don’t tread on me” license plate.

The Latino Victory Project’s board chair, Leopoldo Martinez, was named to Northam’s transition committee.

Northam said his new team reflects “the diversity that makes our Commonwealth a wonderful and inclusive place to live” and will “build an administration that reflects Virginia and takes our Commonwealth to the next level.”

Tarina Keene, the executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia, is on the committee. So is Alexsis Rodgers, Planned Parenthood of Virginia’s director of communications. (Read more from “Virginia Governor-Elect Names Abortion, LGBT Activists to Transition Team” HERE)

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Professor Exposes UCLA’s ‘Dirty Tricks’ Against Conservatives

Keith Fink, a former communications professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, recently revealed the “dirty tricks” that he says UCLA uses to silence conservatives on campus.

In a detailed presentation to the Bruin Republicans last week, the professor revealed several unique details surrounding his June termination and his failure to pass a so-called “excellence review” issued by the academic institution.

“Everything changed last year,” said Fink, speaking in front of about 100 students. “That is because the Department ended up getting [a new Chair] extremely to the left who despised me even though she never met me from the moment I was hired.”

From there, Fink extensively outlined nine “dirty tricks” utilized by the administration in order to terminate him from the university, including restricting enrollment in his popular free speech course, preventing the professor from using his own student evaluations in his review process, and refusing to create an unbiased evaluation panel.

“They ask you in this process, it probably makes some sense, ‘tell us who is biased against you?’” Fink noted. “I would assume they ask you who is biased because those who are biased against you then will not be involved in the process of deciding whether or not you are qualified to continue teaching.” (Read more from “Professor Exposes UCLA’s ‘Dirty Tricks’ Against Conservatives” HERE)

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