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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

 


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Blogs Lucianne Loves

  

FredGrams.com
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A pardon for Petraeus
Seems like the right thing to do.
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Donald Trump will speak at
African- American church in Detroit

Can he have an "amen"?
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Here´s A Case Study In How Journalists
Protect Hillary Clinton From Bad News

Slowly, the corruption rolls out for all to see.
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Will the Clinton Foundation Mark the Fall of Our Republic?
"To my knowledge, nothing like this has ever been
done in the history of the United States."
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USPS employees accused of hoarding parcels,
stealing veterans´ medication

Now you know why you never got your blender.
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The Day I Went Head-To-Head With Donald Trump
Must read by popular demand
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Where’s Hillary? Secretary Clinton Has No Scheduled
Events Until Sept. 26th Debate – All Events are Surrogates…

Someone has to stay inside and count all that foundation money.
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More Than 2 Dozen Pro-Trump Flash Mobs
Popping Up Across Michigan Tuesday
WWJ CBS (Detroit, MI), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 6:34:11 PM     Post Reply
WARREN– Ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to court black voters in Detroit this weekend, supporters are holding more than two dozen flash mobs across the state. In metro Detroit, the flash mobs are happening at 4 p.m. Tuesday in several locations: 8 Mile and Haggerty (Meijer) in Northville; Rochester Road just north of M-59 (Lowes) in Rochester Hills; Pontiac Trail and M-5 in Commerce Township; M-59 and Bogie Lake Road (Meijer) in White Lake; Telegraph and 12 Mile (Meijer) in Southfield; 12 Mile and Van Dyke in Warren; 23 Mile and Gratiot (Meijer) in Chesterfield; Telegraph and Stewart (Meijer) in

Pentagon Officials Permitted
Government Spending at Strip
Clubs and Casinos: Report
Time magazine, by Mahita Gajanan    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 6:33:55 PM     Post Reply
Pentagon officials allowed their employees to use government credit cards at strip clubs and casinos, without any disciplinary action, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report from the Department of Defense’s inspector general found that management did not take the correct course of action after finding out their workers used government credit cards for non-work related purposes. “DoD management did not take appropriate action when notified that cardholders potentially misused their travel card at casinos and adult entertainment establishments,” the report said. “Specifically, DoD management and travel card officials did not perform adequate reviews for the cardholders reviewed and did

WH: Obama Wants to ´Ramp Up´
Commitment to Admitting Syrian Refugees
American Thinker, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 6:30:06 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is "gratified" that his administration has succeeded in meeting its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States this fiscal year, and he "certainly would like to see the United States continue to ramp up our commitment," spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday. As CNSNews.com reported on Monday, 10,126 Syrian refugees have been admitted to the United States for Fiscal 2016, of whom 52 -- or 0.51 percent -- are Christians; and 9,945 -- or 98.2 -- percent, are Sunni Muslims. "And the truth is that this administration did succeed in meeting this goal, a

  


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Russia to garrison division
less than 100KM from U.S. border
Washington Times, by L. Todd Wood    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 6:02:51 PM     Post Reply
It has been no secret that Russia is building up its forces in the Arctic region as the Kremlin covets and wants to protect future access to the natural resources in the region. Russia is also actively preparing to militarize its eastern coastline with large numbers of troops to be garrisoned from near the U.S. border in Alaska to the Kuril Islands in the south, currently disputed with Japan. The new forces scheduled to arrive in 2018 will be as close as 85km to the US border. Speaking at a Defense Ministry meeting on Tuesday, Sergei Shoigu confirmed that “there are plans

Johor to tighten control at 6 entry
points to curb Zika spread
Bernama News Agency [Malaysia], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 5:52:38 PM     Post Reply
JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor government is stepping up control at six entry points in the state as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of Zika virus into the country. State Health and Environment Committee chairman, Mr Ayub Rahmat said the six entry points were the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex at Bangunan Sultan Iskandar, Sultan Abu Bakar CIQ Complex in Tanjung Kupang, Johor Port in Pasir Gudang, Tanjung Pelepas in Gelang Patah, Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal in Iskandar Puteri and the Stulang Laut Ferry Terminal. "Control at the six points of entry will be tightened through screening of visitors and

Gap reports fire at Fishkill
distribution center, employees safe
Reuters, by Gayathree Ganesan and Supantha Mukherjee    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 5:46:59 PM     Post Reply
Apparel retailer Gap Inc said there was a "serious" fire at its distribution center in Fishkill, New York, on Monday. All employees at the site were safe and an investigation was underway, Gap spokeswoman Debbie Felix said. "While it will take time to understand the full impact and cause of the fire, we have contingency plans in place and are working across our North American network of distributions centers to continue to serve our customers," Felix said.

26 more local Zika infections
confirmed on Tuesday: MOH, NEA
Channel News Asia [Singapore], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 5:44:02 PM     Post Reply
SINGAPORE: 26 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Tuesday (Aug 30). This is on top of the 15 cases confirmed on Monday and the 41 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Singapore to 82. In their media release on Tuesday, the agencies gave more details of the new cases: 17 of them live or work in the Sims Drive/ Aljunied Crescent area and five live or work in Kallang Way and Paya Lebar

  


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Obama shortens prison sentences
of 111 convicts - White House
Reuters, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 8/30/2016 5:09:11 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON, Aug 30 - U.S. President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences of 111 convicts serving time for drug-related offenses in his second round of clemency grants this month, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama has now granted a total of 673 commutations during his presidency, more than the number granted by the 10 previous presidents combined, as he seeks to reform the criminal justice system, it said. For some of the convicts, the commutations mean they will serve only half of their original prison sentences. For instance, Sly Stallone Aikens of South Carolina, serving a sentence of 360

Now 30 Benghazi-related emails have been
recovered from Hillary´s server – and they
weren´t in the batch she turned over
to the State Department
Associated Press with Daily Mail, by AP Staff with David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/30/2016 4:49:01 PM     Post Reply
139 shares 156 View comments The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI´s recently closed investigation into her use of a private server. Government lawyers told U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta Tuesday that an undetermined number of the emails among the 30 were not included in the 55,000 pages previously provided by Clinton. The State Department´s lawyer said it would need until the end of September to review the emails and redact potentially classified information before they are released. Donald

Cutting Ties to the Clinton Foundation
New York Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 8/30/2016 4:47:00 PM     Post Reply
Does the new batch of previously undisclosed State Department emails prove that big-money donors to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation got special favors from Mrs. Clinton while she was secretary of state? Not so far, but that the question arises yet again points to a need for major changes at the foundation now, before the November election. Bill Clinton created the foundation in 2001 as a vehicle to fund his presidential library. He and his supporters have since raised more than $2 billion and pioneered initiatives ranging from fostering female-owned businesses in Haiti to lowering the cost of H.I.V./AIDS drugs

Colin Kaepernick’s Shirt Features A Dictator
Who Banned Complaining About Racism
Daily Caller, by Blake Neff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 4:39:51 PM     Post Reply
In addition to all the other flak he has received for boycotting the national anthem, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been blasted for justifying his decision while wearing a T-shirt that features Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Even this criticism overlooks an interesting fact: Kaepernick’s defiant protest would have been totally illegal in Castro’s Cuba. The shirt Kaepernick wore commemorates a 1961 meeting between Castro and black activist Malcolm X. A few people, such as George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel, have pointed out the irony of Kaepernick complaining about racial oppression while wearing a shirt featuring an oppressive

  


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Dozens of Hillary Clinton Emails About
Benghazi Found in 15,000 Messages
She Kept from FBI
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 4:28:18 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI’s recently closed investigation into her use of a private server. Government lawyers told U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta Tuesday that an undetermined number of the emails among the 30 were not included in the 55,000 pages previously provided by Clinton. The State Department’s lawyer said it would need until the end of September to review the emails and redact potentially classified information before

Hey Colin Kaepernick, these men
show what flag represents
Boston Herald (MA), by Tom Shattuck    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 4:17:21 PM     Post Reply
Hey Colin Kaepernick, I’d like to introduce you to a few men. Meet Sgt. William Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry who was among the brave men attacking Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War. Carney saw the color bearer ahead of him struck down by Confederate bullets. Already injured, Carney would not let the flag fall to the ground, and he charged forward directly into enemy fire to retrieve it. The enemy shot him up relentlessly, but Carney got to the red, white and blue and carried it high, all the way back to his regiment.

High School reverses American
flag ban at football stadium
Fox News, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 4:14:14 PM     Post Reply
Students at Travelers Rest High School in South Carolina will once again be able to wave American flags at football games. Principal Lou Lavely reversed his ban on Old Glory just a few hours after we posted a column about the controversial decision. (Snip) Following is the school district´s complete statement: "Today, after meeting with Travelers Rest student and faculty leadership, and with the benefit of time to reflect, Mr. Lavely has reached a different decision. He based this decision on current students’ request that he judge them on their own merits and not based on the actions of past

Florida and Arizona Vote Today: McCain,
Rubio, and Wasserman-Schultz Key Races…
Conservative Tree House, by Sundance    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 3:04:41 PM     Post Reply
Florida and Arizona are holding their primary elections today. Both states polling locations are open until 7:00pm local. (Photo) The outcome of these primary races will most likely determine the fate of Senator John McCain in Arizona, and Senator Marco Rubio and former DNC head Debbie Wasserman-Schultz in Florida. If you are on the ground and voting in either state feel free to provide a ground report from your neighborhood, polling place, city, municipality or region. Additionally, in Florida former presidential candidate Ted Cruz has weighed in with a specific endorsement for Dan Bongino (FL-19). The last endorsements from Cruz were

  


  

Clyburn: ‘No self-respecting
African-American would
dignify (Trump’s) campaign
Post & Courier [Charleston, SC], by Emma Dumain    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/30/2016 3:03:14 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn told reporters Tuesday that “no self-respecting African-American would dignify” the presidential campaign of GOP nominee Donald Trump. On the same conference call with reporters, the third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House and the most senior black lawmaker on Capitol Hill also condemned fellow South Carolinian Mark Burns, a black pastor and Trump surrogate who recently re-tweeted a cartoon of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in blackface. Burns, the pastor of the Harvest Praise and Worship Center in Easley, has since apologized for the tweet, which also depicted Clinton wearing a T-shirt that reads “no hot sauce, not

Nets Fret Over Weiner Sexting Scandal
Going From ‘Personal’ to Political
NewsBusters, by Scott Whitlock    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/30/2016 3:00:50 PM     Post Reply
All three networks on Tuesday fretted over the sordid details of Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal, worrying that the “personal” is now becoming political for Hillary Clinton´s campaign. A CBS This Morning analyst dismissed Donald Trump’s contention that the wife of the unrestrained Weiner may be a security risk. Reporter Hallie Jackson sympathized, “The GOP nominee also getting political on something more personal. Hillary Clinton´s top aide, Huma Abedin splitting from husband Anthony Weiner.” Savannah Guthrie chided, “Donald Trump instantly using the opening to attack his rival.” (Video) Correspondent Kristen Welker reiterated the journalistic concern: “Hillary Clinton and Abedin are so close

Judicial Watch Submits Email Questions
Hillary Clinton – Written Answers,
Under Oath, Due September 29
Judicial Watch, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 3:00:13 PM     Post Reply
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it submitted questions to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton concerning her email practices. Clinton’s answers, under oath, are due on September 29. On August 19, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan granted Judicial Watch further discovery on the Clinton email matter and ordered Clinton to answer the questions “by no later than thirty days thereafter….” Under federal court rules, Judicial Watch is limited to twenty-five questions. The questions are: Describe the creation of the clintonemail.com system, including who decided to create the system, the date it was decided to create the system, why

State Department ordered
to hand over files on Abedin
Washington Examiner, by Sarah Westwood    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 2:51:18 PM     Post Reply
A federal judge ordered the State Department on Monday to hand over all documents related to the employment status of Huma Abedin, former deputy chief of staff to Hillary Clinton, by the end of September. But attorneys for the agency told the court Monday they had not yet found any related records among the materials provided this month by the FBI, raising the possibility that the State Department will have no personnel files to produce by its deadline. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by conservative-leaning Judicial Watch sought documentation of the "special government employee" status given to Abedin in 2012. Thanks

Anthony Weiner, Part 3: The
Clintonization of Politics Begins
The Federalist, by Robert Tracinski    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 2:48:27 PM     Post Reply
Anthony Weiner is at it again, a three-time loser caught once again exposing himself in Internet exchanges with younger women—who inevitably hand him over to the tabloids for a feeding frenzy. Given his compulsion toward self-destructive behavior, Anthony Weiner is actually lucky sending revealing photos to girls is his thing. If it were liquor, he’d probably already be lying in the gutter on Skid Row. If it were heroin, he’d probably be dead by now. As it is, his third time will cost him plenty, including his marriage to top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and—well, given the circumstances of the

  



A symbol of hatred or history? Obama
quietly bans Confederate flag at cemeteries
Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 2:42:14 PM     Post Reply
The Veterans Affairs Department quietly moved this month to ban flying of Confederate flags from fixed flagpoles at the cemeteries it runs, striking yet another blow against the controversial emblem. Congress had debated and rejected that change, but the Obama administration decided to move forward anyway, saying it was unilaterally imposing the restrictions. “In particular, we will amend our policy to make clear that Confederal flags will not be displayed from any permanently fixed flagpole in a national cemetery at any time,” wrote Ronald E. Walters, under secretary for memorial affairs at the VA. Rep. Jared Huffman, a California Democrat who had pushed

Obamacare Architect: Clinton
One of the ‘Most Transparent’
Candidates in History
Washington Free Beacon, by Jack Heretik    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 2:38:06 PM     Post Reply
Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel called Hillary Clinton one of the “most transparent” presidential candidates in history on Monday, despite the controversies surrounding her private email server and the Clinton Foundation. Emanuel is also known as being the brother of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as President Obama’s first chief of staff in the White House Emanuel criticized Donald Trump and the letter his doctor wrote in five minutes while speaking with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow before comparing Trump to Clinton. “It’s always crazy in this campaign where Donald Trump asks Hillary Clinton to release more information and she’s been one of the

EPA to Collect Employee Data on
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Washington Free Beacon, by Elizabeth Harrington    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/30/2016 2:31:27 PM     Post Reply
The Environmental Protection Agency will begin collecting sexual orientation and gender identity information on its employees this fall, according to an internal email. The email sent last week by EPA Chief of Staff Matt Fritz announced a “ground-breaking” pilot program that will allow employees to answer survey questions about their sexuality. “A professional, productive, and inclusive workplace is essential to our mission of protecting human health and the environment,” Fritz wrote. “Today EPA is taking a crucial step forward and playing a leadership role for the federal government in equal employment opportunity and diversity and inclusion by piloting the collection

Breaking News: Official spokesman
for terror group ISIS is killed
in Aleppo in Syria
Daily Mail [UK], by Sam Tonkin    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/30/2016 2:29:20 PM     Post Reply
A senior ISIS figure who was once earmarked as the terror group's next leader has been killed in Syria, it has been reported. Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, one of ISIS' longest-serving officials, was said to have died 'while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo'. It is not clear whether he was killed by ground forces or in an air strike. Al-Adnani's death comes eight months after he was severely injured in an airstrike while acting as ISIS' chief spokesman in Iraq. ISIS-affiliated media reported the news of his death in a statement distributed by the group's supporters.


Trump has held SIXTEEN formal press
conferences this year – but Hillary´s
last one was 269 days ago!
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/30/2016 2:23:04 PM     Post Reply
Donald Trump has held 16 formal press conferences this year, while Hillary Clinton has gone 259 days without allowing the media to have a similar chance to ask her questions. Clinton´s last free-for-all presser was on December 5, 2015 – months before the first voters cast primary election ballots, and long before the FBI turned up the heat on her classified email scandal. The lopsided press-conference scoreboard has become a consistent whipping boy for the Republican National Committee, which sends daily reminders to its largest media list. ´Clinton owes the American people explanations on a number of issues,´ the RNC´s reminder read

He´s With Her: Larry Gagosian
to Host Fundraising Auction
for Hillary Clinton at 21st Street Gallery
ARTnews [New York, NY], by Nate Freeman    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 8/30/2016 2:17:43 PM     Post Reply
ARTnews has learned that on September 12, Larry Gagosian will host “Art for Hillary Auction 2016” at the Gagosian Gallery space on West 21st Street in Chelsea, presiding over a benefit sale that will raise money for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Artists who have donated works to the show, according to sources, include Jeff Koons, Sarah Sze, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Elisabeth Kley, Joyce Pensato, Deborah Kass, and the identical-twin duo of Ryan and Trevor Oakes. Hillary Clinton and Lisa Perry on Sunday. The Hillary Clinton campaign did not respond to an email asking

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