News Forum - HomePage - RSS News Forum - HomePage - RSS ( Tue, 26 52 2019 02:52:11 GMT Tue, 26 52 2019 02:52:11 GMT Netanyahu at his side, Trump proclaims Golan Heights belongs to Israel Tue, 26 29 2019 02:29:15 GMT ced1771ad564f56bc2ebc0499022d701d09e003b Agence France'Presse, by Shaun Tandon Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 26 29 2019 02:29:15 GMT Washington' With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side, US President Donald Trump declared Monday that the Golan Heights belongs to Israel '' handing another major diplomatic victory to the premier ahead of elections. Netanyahu spared no praise as he watched Trump sign the Golan proclamation at the White House, likening him to President Harry S Truman, who recognized Israel, and even to Cyrus the Great, the Persian king who freed the Jews of Babylon. "Your decision to recognize Israel´s sovereignty on the Golan Heights is so historic," Netanyahu told Trump. The Jewish state captured the territory from Syria during ‘What did Barack Obama know and what and when did he authorize it?’ Calls for scrutiny of fmr president’s role grow stronger Tue, 26 22 2019 02:22:37 GMT 7fbdadd9a0dea25f7a5d42e16b8a072c0d26c82a BizPac Review, by Tom Tillison Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 26 22 2019 02:22:37 GMT Now that Attorney General William Barr has informed Congress that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation did not find evidence that President Trump or members of his campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election, nor did they find evidence that Trump obstructed justice, Ari Fleischer is calling for the well over due scrutiny of the Obama administration. Lost in the in the mix, largely because of a protective media, is that Barack Obama was in the White House when the whole sordid Russian collusion hoax began. And Fleischer, the former White House Press Secretary under President George W. From Trayvon to RussiaGate—No Media Reckoning, Only Denial and Tragedy Tue, 26 18 2019 02:18:01 GMT 04d163455c2d470fcd35f1056fd602efcc8cd3cd Breitbart Media, by John Nolte Posted By: JoniTx- Tue, 26 18 2019 02:18:01 GMT CNN’s Brian Stelter opened his Sunday show arguing the media did nothing wrong in its coverage of the Russia Collusion Hoax. So now we know how the media will react to this latest disgrace — with denial, total and complete denial. And a gander at the media’s horror show of a rap sheet over the last five or so years helps to explain why denial is their only option at this point…Trayvon Martin Murdered By Racist White Man' Michael Brown Yelled “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” 'Before Racist Cop Murdered Him' Brett Kavanaugh: Serial Rapist' Trump Ordered His Attorney to Lie' Two scoops of Trumpenfreude for Creepy Porn Lawyer Tue, 26 33 2019 01:33:06 GMT 9976953d9852df6cf75dc96dd18c52a547bda625, by Don Surber Posted By: earlybird- Tue, 26 33 2019 01:33:06 GMT I told the first dozen readers, hey, he is already on the list. Then it dawned on me. I love watching the miserable Creepy Porn Lawyer suffer for lying about My President.(Snip) Last year, Creepy Porn Lawyer was living large. During the campaign a horsefaced hooker extorted a settlement from The Donald over an unverified claim that he had slept with her. She then hired Creepy Porn Lawyer to overturn her nondisclosure agreement so she could make mo´ money off a book deal and the like. The media made Creepy Porn Lawyer a star. Will There Be an Accounting? Tue, 26 04 2019 01:04:51 GMT e8e70fae33b4bcd84d4573c365368c76a9035448 Power Line, by John Hinderaker Posted By: Hazymac- Tue, 26 04 2019 01:04:51 GMT Now that the Left’s collusion narrative has fallen apart, many are speculating about whether those who drove it, and roiled our public life for more than two years on the basis of opposition research that they probably knew was fraudulent, will be held to account. There is much to investigate: the fraudulently obtained FISA warrants; the hundreds of incidents of unmasking of innocent American citizens; the attempt by the FBI’s top leadership to swing the election to Hillary Clinton or, failing that, to derail the newly'elected Trump administration; the CIA’s role in leaking the fake “dossier” to the press while Report: Mark Geragos is Co'Conspirator in Avenatti’s Alleged Extortion Scheme Mon, 25 22 2019 11:22:42 GMT 4793c3ee711cee96bcaed9cb72cb9ad2c3be9b9f Breitbart Media, by Joshua Caplan Posted By: earlybird- Mon, 25 22 2019 11:22:42 GMT High'profile attorney Mark Geragos is Michael Avenatti’s co'conspirator in an alleged extortion scheme unveiled Monday by federal prosecutors, according to the Wall Street Journal. Geragos represents Empire actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a hate crime against himself. Geragos was the lead attorney in the grievance filed by Colin Kaepernick against the NFL. In which the former 49er accused the NFL of collusion, in an attempt to keep him from re'entering the league as punishment Snip) It is unknown whether Geragos, who was not named in the criminal complaint, has been arrested or cooperating with investigators. 9'year'old U.S. citizen detained by Border Patrol for 32 hours at Mexico border while walking to school Mon, 25 20 2019 11:20:21 GMT 56dfc5546e41ee661b2f808753278a84a898009b New York Daily News, by Kate Feldman Posted By: Ribicon- Mon, 25 20 2019 11:20:21 GMT A 9'year'old girl walking to school last week was detained by Border Patrol for more than 30 hours after officers accused her of lying about her identity. Family friend Michelle Cardenas was driving Julia Isabel Amparo Medina, along with her 14'year'old brother Oscar and two other children, from their home in Tijuana, Mexico, to their school in San Ysidro, Calif., Julia’s mother, Thelma Galaxia, told NBC 7 San Diego. Because traffic was so slow, Cardenas told the four children to walk across instead and that she would call them an Uber on the other side of the border. Stormy Daniels: I’m ‘Not Shocked’ by Michael Avenatti Arrest Mon, 25 14 2019 11:14:28 GMT 58fa1e77d18f5096ab1f06a5c54dc2a6dab52f58 Daily Beast, by Staff Posted By: PageTurner- Mon, 25 14 2019 11:14:28 GMT Just an hour after lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on fraud charges, his former client Stormy Daniels took to Twitter to say that given her personal experiences with him, she wasn’t surprised by his arrest. “Knowing what I know now about Michael Avenatti, I am saddened but not shocked by news reports that he has been criminally charged today,” Daniels wrote. She claimed that she chose to end her working relationship with Avenatti last month “after discovering that he had dealt with me extremely dishonestly,” and added that “there will be more announcements to come.” Avenatti, Who’s Afraid of Stephen Moore? And Why? Mon, 25 55 2019 10:55:58 GMT 5bf417340438d09c1d9db8b29923cc543f154a6c National Review, by John Fund Posted By: Judy W.- Mon, 25 55 2019 10:55:58 GMT In the Middle Ages, guilds held a monopoly on who could work in a whole range of trades, from blacksmith to brewer. The guilds set high hurdles for new entrants, or blocked them entirely, in order to limit competition. (Snip) The Washington policy guild often operates like a medieval guild in its effort to screen out “ignorant” heretics who hold disruptive ideas. Just look at their hysterical overreaction to President Trump’s appointment of economist Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board, whose primary role is setting the level of interest rates in the economy. The Mueller investigation could cost up to $35 million once all the expense reports are in Mon, 25 43 2019 10:43:41 GMT 05fe36def15d05255846feb3304712c79f50090e Business Insider, by John Haltiwanger Posted By: earlybird- Mon, 25 43 2019 10:43:41 GMT The special counsel Robert Mueller´s Russia investigation could cost up to $35 million once all the expenses are tallied. (Snip)including direct spending and component expenses, Mueller´s investigation cost about $25 million up to September 2018. We´re still waiting on the final report for the last six months of the investigation, but based on the total costs outlined in the first three reports — $6.8 million, $10 million, and $8.5 million — the entire investigation could cost somewhere between $32 million and $35 million. The social'media spread of Trump/Mueller Mon, 25 40 2019 10:40:05 GMT 9f457b837198a98bf7e7a3194d006442891e45a9 Axios, by Neal Rothschild Posted By: Ida Lou Pino- Mon, 25 40 2019 10:40:05 GMT Since May 2017, 533,074 web articles have been published about Russia and Trump/Mueller, generating 245 million interactions — including likes, comments and shares — on Twitter and Facebook, according to data from social'media analytics company NewsWhip. Quick take: Now, think of how much cable time the coverage consumed. [Poster´s Note: This is the entire text of the article.] Duke University to pay $112.5 million settlement for faked research Mon, 25 35 2019 10:35:14 GMT e344d1c415b899d2bfeb30504c45ec8c1f15a193 Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan Posted By: Ribicon- Mon, 25 35 2019 10:35:14 GMT Duke University agreed to a deal Monday that will require it to repay the federal government $112.5 million to settle claims it falsified scientific research at taxpayers’ expense. The prestigious school said it will take additional steps on “research integrity” and says it’s already implemented more monitoring of research in the wake of the scandal, which involved a health researcher and her supervisors.(Snip) The chief researcher at the center of the scandal, Erin Potts'Kant, had more than a dozen papers stemming from her work on mice retracted. Prosecutors said the school’s higher'ups knew about her fraudulent research CNN Drops Mark Geragos After Legal Commentator Reported as Co'Conspirator in Avenatti Scheme Mon, 25 57 2019 09:57:17 GMT 326458eaaba92c9e8f6bdf62e1d976b7107fce97 Mediaite, by Pardes Seleh Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 57 2019 09:57:17 GMT The co'conspirator charged along with Michael Avenatti in a $20 million extortion plot against Nike has been revealed to be longtime CNN legal analyst Mark Geragos. Geragos had recently represented former NFL player and Nike representative Colin Kaepernick, in the football player’s lawsuit against the NFL. The criminal defense attorney, who represented a number of notable figures including Empire‘s Jussie Smollett and former Congressman Gary Condit, was the co'conspirator referred to in the criminal complaint against Avenatti, according to the Wall Street Journal. “Mark Geragos is no longer CNN contributor,” a network spokesperson Trump Campaign Sends Memo to TV Producers Ripping Them for Officials Who Made ‘Outrageous’ Russia Comments on Air Mon, 25 53 2019 09:53:58 GMT 2dc119cbf1c857b98fdce6b705234506ce068214 Mediaite, by Josh Feldman Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 53 2019 09:53:58 GMT Attorney General Bill Barr‘s letter on the full Mueller report says the special counsel did not find “that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.” Following the findings laid out by Barr, the Trump campaign sent a memo to television producers to say there should be some media “introspection” The memo, obtained by multiple reporters, points to “Democrat leaders and others lying to the American people by vigorously and repeatedly claiming there was evidence of collusion” on several networks. Officials named include House Intel Chairman Adam Schiff and Congressman Eric Rep. Maxine Waters: ´We cannot allow them to get away with this´ Mon, 25 52 2019 09:52:53 GMT 3f236779e68c8b3540f038420103bb16129e02cf Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar Posted By: ladydawgfan- Mon, 25 52 2019 09:52:53 GMT Rep. Maxine Waters showed no sign of slowing her calls to impeach President Trump after special counsel Robert Mueller’s report found no evidence of Russian collusion. “This president has a way of trying to get into people’s heads and indoctrinate them,” Ms. Waters, a Calfornia Democrat who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, told MSNBC’s Joy Reid on Sunday. “He’s been saying ‘no collusion, ‘no collusion,’ ‘no collusion’ over and over again for a long time now, and he’s going try to conclude that this report is proof that there is no collusion,” she said. Report: CNN Legal Analyst Mark Geragos Is Avenatti Co'Conspirator Mon, 25 46 2019 09:46:44 GMT a1a6a81b0a63b0d262d3b564021abdca8f4bb7b2 Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 46 2019 09:46:44 GMT Celebrity attorney and CNN analyst Mark Geragos is the co'conspirator cited in a federal indictment handed down Monday against attorney Michael Avenatti, according to The Wall Street Journal. Authorities indicted and arrested Avenatti Monday in New York on charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and attempting to extort $20 million from Nike Inc. Avenatti threatened to publicly disparage Nike if the company did not pay him millions of dollars, according to the indictment. The indictment was announced less than an hour after Avenatti announced he was holding a press conference on Tuesday about Nike. According to WSJ, Avenatti’s co'conspirator was ‘Who are you becoming?’ Why America needs Michelle Obama’s message now Mon, 25 37 2019 09:37:46 GMT a7bcf4ed47eb2b075969a1c6a4357b4a89666e93 Seattle Times, by Tyrone Beason Posted By: NorthernDog- Mon, 25 37 2019 09:37:46 GMT In the opening pages of Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming,” she says something that might have sounded pretty provocative when she started writing the book in the days after she and her husband, former President Barack Obama, moved out of the White House. “When you’re first lady, America shows itself to you in its extremes.” (Snip) But one reason she’s been so effective at going high when the crudest and most retrograde among us decide to go low is that she’s so gifted at not surrendering to her own extremes. That she was able to draw some 18,000 people from so Border Patrol Inland Checkpoints Shut Down So Agents Can Help Process Asylum Seekers Mon, 25 30 2019 09:30:15 GMT dec4181df9a9d7e6b64efda5e8f09950235e66df Texas Monthly, by Robert Moore Posted By: StormCnter- Mon, 25 30 2019 09:30:15 GMT The El Paso Border Patrol sector has temporarily closed its system of highway checkpoints as it struggles to cope with a record influx of families crossing the border and requesting asylum. The agents who usually staff the checkpoints will be redeployed to process and transport the asylum seekers, according to multiple sources who spoke to Texas Monthly on the condition they not be identified because they aren’t authorized to speak publicly about the change. “We were told to go ahead and close down all the checkpoints,” one official said Saturday morning. Ex'CIA chief offers mea culpa on Trump: ´I don´t know if I received bad information´ Mon, 25 28 2019 09:28:00 GMT bd398e4b70169df3a63359e2898ca44a9abba95e Washington Times, by Douglas Ernst Posted By: ladydawgfan- Mon, 25 28 2019 09:28:00 GMT Former CIA chief John O. Brennan now says his months of attacks on President Trump may have been based on “bad information.” One of the president’s harshest critics had a muted tone on Monday as he discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” No evidence was found to support the claim that Mr. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia. “Well, I don’t know if I received bad information but I think I suspected there was more than there actually was,” Mr. Brennan told host Joe Scarborough. Rand Paul: Investigate Obama officials who ‘concocted Russian conspiracy hoax’ Mon, 25 07 2019 09:07:06 GMT f0079c3655bf21948c4da78e8a549c590bbd0a95 Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 07 2019 09:07:06 GMT The backlash has begun on top Democrats who pushed the claims of Russian collusion with the 2016 Trump campaign. Sen. Rand Paul today called on Justice to investigate the Obama aides who forced the false claims into public. “Time to investigate the Obama officials who concocted and spread the Russian conspiracy hoax!” he tweeted. (Video/Tweet) And Trump campaign pollster John McLaughlin demanded a probe into the efforts by the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton campaign to spy on the Trump campaign. “I’m very concerned that it’s becoming more clear that the Obama administration was able to obtain a FISA warrant ‘Are you kidding?’ NBC ‘Today’ host Savannah Guthrie asks Sarah Sanders if Trump owes Mueller an apology Mon, 25 00 2019 09:00:03 GMT eecad9f2836c16050a5508f60afed14c2930d3ad BizPac Review, by Victor Rantala Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 00 2019 09:00:03 GMT Sometimes it’s almost too much to take …This morning Savannah Guthrie of NBC asked the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders if President Trump owed Special Counsel Robert Mueller an apology. Sanders deftly parried the ridiculous notion with the statement that “Democrats and the liberal media owe the president and they owe the American people an apology.”Savannah Guthrie spars with Sarah Sanders …Two years, $25.2 million, 3000 subpoenas and 500 witnesses interviewed. After all that, the end result is that it was all pointless; a waste of time and government resources. The national political divisiveness it engendered was perhaps the Rep. Jerry Nadler: ‘Benjamin Franklin Called Impeachment ‘a Substitute for Assassination’” Mon, 25 54 2019 08:54:34 GMT 37b219a4eecf8704f349feea2ed0dedf94307772 Cybercast News Service, by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 54 2019 08:54:34 GMT Rep. Jerry Nadler (D.'N.Y.) sat in the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 10, 1998, and explained why he opposed the impeachment of President Bill Clinton by citing an argument that Benjamin Franklin had made in the Constitutional Convention.“Benjamin Franklin called impeachment ‘a substitute for assassination,’ Nadler said in a speech that has been memorialized on video by CSPAN. The House Judiciary Committee did in fact vote to approve four articles of impeachment against Clinton, finding that he had committed perjury, obstructed the administration of justice and abused his office. (Video) “Today, for only the third time in our nation´s history, Stop Cheering This Travesty! Mon, 25 46 2019 08:46:11 GMT 11e8a871802283f5584e3fb3a61d7bd3d6e6b1fb, by Rush Limbaugh Posted By: Harlowe- Mon, 25 46 2019 08:46:11 GMT RUSH: Okay, folks, stop applauding. Stop cheering this! There’s nothing to applaud here. Well, there’s something to applaud, but you should not applaud that Robert Mueller didn’t find anything. That validates Mueller, it validates this investigation, it validates this entire waste of time. It validates a hoax to applaud the fact that Mueller found nothing. There never was anything to find! There never was any collusion! There was never, ever any evidence of collusion! Therefore, there could never, ever be any evidence of obstruction of justice. The dossier was the sole reason all of this happened, and it was created Now it is Obama´s turn Mon, 25 36 2019 08:36:18 GMT 49c584e31adf468b4cb14ba720ff385db377e6bf, by Don Surber Posted By: earlybird- Mon, 25 36 2019 08:36:18 GMT On March 4, 2017, President Donald John Trump tweeted that Obama had wiretapped him. Earlier, a front page story in the New York Times on Inauguration Day had quoted transcripts from the wiretapping. Quickly, Democrats changed their tune. Anna Giaritelli of the Washington Examiner on Match 5 filed what seemed to be a minor story, "Democratic Sen. Chris Coons backtracks on Trump campaign'Russia claim." Her story began, "Sen. Chris Coons, D'Del., on Sunday said he was not aware of any collusion between President Trump´s campaign and Russian officials(Snip) Well, well, well. Coons had proof, then poof, he had no proof. Avenatti facing a lot of years behind bars Mon, 25 21 2019 08:21:58 GMT 06543d160ab287982f493973d22f7e238331cfa0 The Daily Caller, by Kevin Daley Posted By: dvc- Mon, 25 21 2019 08:21:58 GMT Attorney and celebrity Trump foe Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and faces federal indictments for a range of financial crimes in California and New York. The separate indictments claim Avenatti attempted to extort millions from a public corporation and embezzling funds to cover debts. The combined maximum for all charged crimes is 97 years in prison. Prosecutors in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) say Avenatti formulated a scheme “to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm on the company