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Iranian Parliament Members Shout ‘Death to America,’ Iraq Votes to Kick U.S. Out of Country (Watch)

They must think Obama is still in office…

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Iraq is busy voting to kick American troops out of their country, despite all the good the U.S. has done over the decades. Over in Iran, members of parliament are chanting “death to America” and “death to Israel.” Such nice people!

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Members of Iran’s parliament chants “Death to America”

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From Fox News:

Iraqi lawmakers approved a resolution Sunday calling to expel U.S. troops from the country, following an American drone attack that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

The resolution asks the Iraqi government to end the agreement under which Washington sent forces to Iraq more than four years ago to help in the fight against the Islamic State terror group.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has chosen a successor for Qassem Soleimani, one of the leaders of the Quds Force that was killed by a drone attack launched under the authority of President Trump after actionable intelligence pointed to Soleimani’s intent to attack American personnel in the region.

Iran’s state media revealed that Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani would replace Soleimani as the Qud Force’s chief commander.

Here’s more from The Washington Examiner:

Khamenei claimed that the Quds force would “be unchanged from the time of his predecessor” under the new leadership of Ghaani. The Quds force, which has been designated a foreign terrorist organization by the United States, is a paramilitary force used by Iran to project force in other parts of the Middle East.

The U.S. killed Soleimani Thursday in an airstrike in Iraq. The chief commander was responsible for hundreds of American deaths in the Middle East.

The drone attack by the United States came as a response to Iranian-backed militias members trying to breach the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

President Trump made it clear on Tuesday that America would issue a strong response to the attacks.

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Apple Backs Down, Will Allow Parler Back on App Store

The news is seen as a major boost for the First Amendment.

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Free speech is a fickle thing, and precious too.  If we’re not careful, it can be stripped away but those who hide behind the claim that a “private” company can limit your personal freedoms. Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms are almost always the culprits here, bending the algorithmic reach of those with whom they disagree. Enter Parler:  A free speech app where only the bare legal minimum of content would be moderated. The platform became incredibly popular with an astonishing swiftness, but soon faced trouble from companies who had previously aligned themselves with Facebook and Twitter’s more controlling stance. Apple, who had previously booted Parler from its App Store, has now relented to the Constitution. Apple has approved Parler’s return to the iOS app store following improvements the social media company made to better detect and moderate hate speech and incitement, according to a letter the iPhone maker sent to Congress on Monday. The decision clears the way for Parler, an app popular with conservatives including some members of the far right, to be downloaded once again on Apple devices. The letter — addressed to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck and obtained by CNN — explained that since the app was removed from Apple’s platform in January for violations of its policies, Parler “has proposed updates to its app and the app’s content moderation practices.” On April 14, Apple’s app review team told Parler that its proposed changes were sufficient, the letter continued. Now, all Parler needs to do is to flip the switch. The news is seen as a major boost for the First Amendment.

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WATCH: NC Man Slings Rabid Bobcat Across His Front Yard

WOW!

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For many North Carolinians, neighborhood living brings with it the peace of mind that the most invasive animals you might have to deal with are squirrels who are trying to rest in your attic, or raccoons hoping to fatten up from your trash can.  The Tar Heel state has some bears, sure, but they’re not often the pestering or dangerous type like you might see in the Pacific Northwest or parts of California. But one man this week got up close and personal with a seriously frightening creature this week, after it lunged at his wife from underneath their car. A disturbing video captures the moment a rabid bobcat attacks a North Carolina woman—and the moment her husband grabs it off her and throws it through the air. Kristi and Happy Wade of Burgaw were walking to their SUV to take their cat to the vet the morning of April 9 when the growling animal ran across the street and attacked, WIS-TVreports. After throwing it several feet, Happy Wade eventually shot it after it ran into the couple’s garage and then continued to charge, ABC 11 reports. A neighbor who had been jogging by at the time stopped to help and called 911. Video of the incident is simply unbelievable. https://twitter.com/nojumper/status/1383145940807163904?s=20 The bobcat was injured by Wade and later euthanized by local law enforcement.  An autopsy revealed that the animal was indeed rabid, and the family has been undergoing treatment for their numerous bite wounds.

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