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Dallas Cowboys Kneel Down in Arizona
– Crowd Boo’s –
NFL Implosion Complete…

The Conservative Treehouse, by Sundance

Original Article

Posted By:greggojo, 9/25/2017 10:14:18 PM

The Dallas Cowboys, together with team owner Jerry Jones, take a collective knee at the start of the Monday Night Football game to display their unity with… well, something probably. Stick a fork in the financial future of the NFL, it’s done; finished.The only thing that was saving the NFL from full organizational collapse was the advent of Fantasy Football Leagues and the subsequent betting and fan-based league play therein. Never underestimate the inability of any business organization to inoculate itself with idiot resistant policies once they enter the arena of identity politics.

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Cowardly hypocrites protesting this great Country that gives them the freedoms they are demanding.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 9/25/2017 10:31:11 PM     (No. 11395580)

I am glad the crowd booed.

And I knew Leftist Dale Earnhardt Jr. would pop off in support of the NFL thugs. Sad. Glad he is retiring this year. Not a fan.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/25/2017 10:32:02 PM     (No. 11395581)

This behavior is not going to stop at the start of the game. It is going to be on the field, in the end zone, in the announcer´s booth. I cannot see any way that I can enjoy watching this game any longer.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jinx, 9/25/2017 10:32:43 PM     (No. 11395582)

WHY? I really don´t understand. I don´t hear white people demanding that there be an equal number of white players on each team. They get paid very well for playing football. Most of the people in the stands are white. They put out a lot of money during football season to watch the game. I remember after 9/11 when the entire Congress went out on the steps and sang "God Bless America" , land of the free. They were being patriotic. Saluting our flag and standing during the singing of the SSB is patriotic. What is wrong with these people! They are doing a disservice to America. Shame on them!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 9/25/2017 10:37:31 PM     (No. 11395584)

So are they going to put on this pathetic display every week? Since the SJW crowd decided to frame it as anti-Trump, they´ll have to keep it up until at least January 2021.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Petronius, 9/25/2017 10:38:51 PM     (No. 11395585)

I guess they are no longer "America´s Team". Sad.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bubby, 9/25/2017 10:45:05 PM     (No. 11395590)

#2 Right on! There will be more and more black power fists on the field right after big plays. Not really interested in watching the black panthers play football! Goodbye NFL.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dvc, 9/25/2017 10:45:10 PM     (No. 11395591)

What the heck is happening to Texas?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 9/25/2017 10:45:27 PM     (No. 11395592)

Sundance is absolutely correct again. Jerry and his ´Cowbro´ gangstas will take a mighty hit on many fronts:

1) "Bury My Franchise at Bended Knee" will be the book written about this stunt, which will destroy most of the Owners´ wealth. Their partners (no one owns an entire team) will be FURIOUS at the limousine liberals.

2) Mexican illegals, now being deported by ICE, form a significant block of merchandise buyers. Getting genuine NFL paraphernalia in Mexico City is next to impossible.

3) Texans already hate Jerry Jones. It was unthinkable he could be hated more than he already is... but he continues to confound his critics. He´s toast.

4) The already horrifically overpriced stadium, "Jonestown" will never again see a packed house.

5) Most NFL Teams will be required to move to new (aka "desperate") cities in order to curry favor with new suckers.

Jerry might want to get some gang tats and rasta braids, while he´s at it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dwa, 9/25/2017 10:55:04 PM     (No. 11395602)

In addition to boycotting NFL goods and games, we need to be pressing the government on why one of the biggest and most profitable businesses in the country is getting tax exempt status as a non-profit.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: turninggrey, 9/25/2017 10:58:33 PM     (No. 11395605)

Hysterical. "How to turn the NFL into Venezuela in three days".

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Smart11344, 9/25/2017 11:00:48 PM     (No. 11395609)

The Lonely Star State. I am ever disappointed with these one trick ponies.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hpmatt, 9/25/2017 11:15:45 PM     (No. 11395627)

Jerry Jones is a carpetbagger from Arkansas.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rocco49, 9/25/2017 11:17:14 PM     (No. 11395628)

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

Can you hear me, NFL?
I´m one of millions booing you out of my life!!!

NO $$$$ ever again for your crappy merchandise!
No more caring who won...you´re all LOSERS!!

Arrivederci NFL! You don´t exist anymore in this household!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Newtsche, 9/25/2017 11:20:40 PM     (No. 11395630)

Too many NFL powers that be are afraid of the players it seems, tunnel visioned or near sighted. Once again, the inmates are running the asylum.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/25/2017 11:22:28 PM     (No. 11395633)

Here’s my take on it. They all locked arms and took a knee for unity before the NA. Unity in support of exactly what, I’m not sure. As far as I’m concerned they all could have done head stands and played Indian leg wrestling in unity before the NA. But during the NA they all stood and locked arms and I even saw some singing along. Fantastic! At any rate it’s now 28 to 17 Dallas with 4:57 to go. Dallas kicking off. Go Cowboys!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: IdSpud, 9/25/2017 11:27:57 PM     (No. 11395637)

Open letter to President Trump. You are right. The NFL is screwed up and wrong. Keep it up. We are done with the NFL. You have my family´s support.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: SxS, 9/25/2017 11:29:42 PM     (No. 11395638)

This is a sad day for me. As a kid, my cousins lived across the street from Peter Gent, the Dallas player who wrote the "semi autobiographical" "North Dallas 40". He was our hero (good, bad or indifferent) and the Cowboys have ever since been
"My Team"! (good, bad or indifferent) and believe me, I´ve taken a LOT of flack for that. Well, those days are past. I did tune in for about 45 seconds tonight but just had a funny feeling ( score was 7-0, whoever they were playing) and I turned it off. Sorry Cowboys, you´ve ridden off into my sunset... this IS a sad day for me. You know the reason... SxS

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Reply 18 - Posted by: tangles, 9/25/2017 11:36:05 PM     (No. 11395639)

"Want fries with that?" is the tune they be singing next!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Bubby, 9/25/2017 11:39:14 PM     (No. 11395641)

#15 I respectfully disagree. I´ll tell you what they took a knee for. They took a knee together meaning they were unified in their believe that America is still a racist country and that there is rampant police brutality against blacks! That´s what taking a knee meant to Kaepernick and the other black players. The message is the same only they didn´t do it during the National Anthem. You were conned as were others is my guess.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 9/25/2017 11:40:02 PM     (No. 11395644)

The protesters and the NFL are protesting the wrong thing. They should be protesting racism. Not the nation. Their efforts are misplaced. The NFL and the protesters have lost the good will of much of the nation, and its going to cost them. The NFL will lose viewers. The race protesters have lost all support except for the left.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: hamrman, 9/25/2017 11:59:31 PM     (No. 11395650)

It used to be that there was usually only one idiot in the village. However the NFL village is infested with idiots!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Ladyhawke, 9/26/2017 12:03:23 AM     (No. 11395651)

September 25, 2017. The day the NFL died.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/26/2017 12:22:29 AM     (No. 11395657)

Clearly a sign from the owner of the Dallas Cowboys that he wants his cake and to eat it too. The NFL is now about 80% African-American as far as their on field talent goes these days, and clearly no team owner can afford to get sideways with his African-American players if he wants to continue to have a successful winning team, because if those players will no longer go all out on the field for those owners, the owners know they will find themselves in deep trouble. The owners have now put themselves in a vulnerable position where they could have their pockets picked by circling race hustlers.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: countryDoc, 9/26/2017 12:25:18 AM     (No. 11395659)

A slight shift away from the wrong direction: to make spurning of the national anthem the means of protesting.

Who is protesting the lack of respect for authority, law, and lack of cooperation with the men and women in blue who are being abused every day by growing numbers of citizens and illegals? The painting of the whole class of law enforcement officers as evil because of the wrongs of a small minority?

Who is protesting the dangerous dissolution of the spirit of this country, which is necessary for us to defend the rights of the individuals?


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Reply 25 - Posted by: dman, 9/26/2017 12:27:31 AM     (No. 11395660)

Et tu, Cowboys?

We could accept armbands or such, but not disrespect for our flag, anthem, and country.

They say that they want to start a conversation about racism and oppression. That is pretty much all we have been hearing for the past eight years.

Enough of this.

I believe PDT knew something about the USFL. Perhaps he can help bring it back - sans the politics. For the time being, let´s hope that college football does not fall into this trap.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: avital2, 9/26/2017 12:36:43 AM     (No. 11395665)

i read that they knelt to PRAY, not to take the knee. then they rose for the anthem.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: pchristopher, 9/26/2017 1:14:08 AM     (No. 11395672)

Apparently, these teams feel like you have some sort of mandate to watch and support them instead of them being there for your entertainment.

As the article says, I hope they lose "bigly", and the sooner the better. Let´s see how much activism the Owners are willing to tolerate when the stadiums continue to be half-empty or mare and the sponsors beg off.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 9/26/2017 1:32:47 AM     (No. 11395681)

I heard the entire NFL, except for one Medal of Honor winner Steelers player, stayed in the locker room for the National Anthem yesterday, Today, I decided the NFL is finis for me, at least until Commissar Robert Gödel apologizes and changes his policy, or there is a new NFL commissioner.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: steveW, 9/26/2017 1:40:27 AM     (No. 11395685)

As Our Lightbringer BarackHussein used to say - let´s be clear: they are protesting the fact that Donald Trump outsmarted the frigid rape-enabler and won the presidency, making anyone who supported the frigid rape-enabler, even if you can catch a football, look like a damn fool. Instead of getting down on just a knee, they should be throwing themselves in the mud, where they belong.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Roark, 9/26/2017 1:48:01 AM     (No. 11395687)

Well, I do believe the NFL has found an answer to the CTE issue, though it may take some months to fully implement.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Ussjimmycarter, 9/26/2017 2:55:26 AM     (No. 11395696)

Thugs just getting ready for prison!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: agrunt, 9/26/2017 3:05:17 AM     (No. 11395699)

I see the Cowboys did a “thing” by kneeling before the Anthem. I n OCS we called that quibbling. Sort of not telling a lie, but not telling the truth. Sorry you kneeled and you go to the bad side. It may not be much, but I will enjoy doing my part by having nothing to do with the NFL. All of it. It was not a prayer.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 9/26/2017 3:12:48 AM     (No. 11395700)

...I understand that Quidditch is an exciting spectator sport to watch...

...maybe it´s time for a change...

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Reply 34 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/26/2017 4:32:04 AM     (No. 11395710)

Does "Sundance" know the Cowboys stood for the anthem? The kneeling was prior.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Altoona, 9/26/2017 4:49:47 AM     (No. 11395712)

Time for the kneelers to put their money where their minds are and address income inequality by sharing at least half their salaries with the underprivileged in their local communities. Much easier to virtue signal at the expense of the national anthem and fans than to take a hit in the wallet on behalf of your less fortunate neighbors, right?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: digger, 9/26/2017 4:55:48 AM     (No. 11395714)

A Cowboys fan for over 50 years is gone.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: TXknitter, 9/26/2017 5:25:29 AM     (No. 11395721)

#5, for many many people they haven´t been America´s Team for a long time. Sheesh, with Texans like that Rove and Jones (yes like millions of others, he is a Texan by choice) we don´t need enemies.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/26/2017 5:49:18 AM     (No. 11395735)

Millionaires, every one of them. I suspect they think us deplorable stupid citizens have a short memory and will forget about their subversion in a week or two. Not me. I´m an elephant who never forgets.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Udanja99, 9/26/2017 6:42:06 AM     (No. 11395771)

#4, at the rate things are going, the NFL will no longer exist in 2021. All these millionaire players will have blown their fortunes on fancy cars, drugs and booze and will be earning their livings saying, "You want fries with that?" That is, unless they are scamming the welfare system.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Jacksin5, 9/26/2017 6:56:59 AM     (No. 11395785)

The "Ferguson Effect" has come to American Sports. Based on the "Hands up, Don´t Shoot" myth, the poison continues to infuse every aspect of American Life.

I am cutting off the NFL, rather than condone or ignore the lies being force fed by the Anti-American Left.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Nina584, 9/26/2017 7:56:49 AM     (No. 11395838)

The NFL owners are being played by the Obama left. They are self destructing and the felons are soon to find out that the left does not intend to replace the millions they are about to loose. The felons would back to hell holes they came from and be a shooting statistic reported by their local newspaper.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Muguy, 9/26/2017 8:25:21 AM     (No. 11395879)

So many posters have the wrong information about this--

They actually "Tebowed" to show reverence in prayer BEFORE showing REVERENCE for the FLAG and the National Anthem

They were showing team unity in supporting prayer for the nation and in respecting the flag--

And they are unifed as a team to PLAY football without the distractions of political correctness.

And the WON even though Larry Fitzgerald had an AMAZING game!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: anonymous, 9/26/2017 8:27:28 AM     (No. 11395882)

Maybe they should stop playing the National Anthem so then they´ll have nothing to protest against.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/26/2017 8:36:12 AM     (No. 11395896)

Re #42, so standing for the National Anthem and honoring our flag is now just “political correctness”?

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Reply 45 - Posted by: FLCracker, 9/26/2017 8:40:15 AM     (No. 11395902)

Well, don´t be calling yourselves "America´s Team" any more.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: starboard, 9/26/2017 8:42:54 AM     (No. 11395905)

Someone should inform Drudge about kneeling in prayer and standing for the
anthem. Drudge must be getting their news from CNN these days.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 9/26/2017 8:54:14 AM     (No. 11395919)

If they were actually "praying" over something, why did they choose to emulate the very action, kneeling, that generated this controversy? I have prayed standing before.

No, this was a Jerry Jones too-cute-by-half "solution" that speaks out of both sides of its mouth. They really do think that we are idiots.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: delta dave, 9/26/2017 9:01:15 AM     (No. 11395928)

It would probably drive home the point that the fans want entertainment not activism at the games if after the National Anthem was played the fans just walked out of the stadiums leaving the seats empty.

Shouldn´t be too hard to do, sort of like the ´wave´ where one fan starts it and everyone else follows.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Thethirdruffian, 9/26/2017 9:11:15 AM     (No. 11395948)

In the Cowboy´s defense, kneeling is the position their boyfriends like them in.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: molson309, 9/26/2017 9:12:05 AM     (No. 11395950)

NFL = "Not For Long".


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Reply 51 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 9/26/2017 9:32:47 AM     (No. 11395979)

I attended my High School reunion this weekend. It was my sister´s 50th. I´m not quite that old. During the opening assembly; we pledged allegiance to the Flag, we sang the National Anthem, and we prayed. This West Texas community is typical small town America. Progressives, liberals, socialists, whatever you want to call them being driven by Hollywood and the media are trying to rewrite history. We love G_d, our flag, & our guns. We don´t discriminate against people of color or of religion. There´s a group of very bad people trying to pit Americans against one another. The left´s promotion of identity politics makes for discrimination and victimization. It must be exposed at every turn.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: Nashman, 9/26/2017 9:43:51 AM     (No. 11395995)



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Reply 53 - Posted by: Nashman, 9/26/2017 9:49:07 AM     (No. 11396003)

Baloney. The heck "they were praying". Anyone gullible enough to believe that deserves the NFL of today. They were just trying to have it all. To play both sides. To stand for nothing and get away with it. It makes the Cowboys worse in my book. Professional sports and the people who play them need to see the real world. It´ll be tough because Burger King is automating they might find it tough to get a job they´re qualified for.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: citizen, 9/26/2017 9:49:58 AM     (No. 11396004)

#42..No such thing. Jones and the Cowboys knelt in "unity", so said the announcer who never said anything about what the "unity" meant.
After watching what happened around the NFL on Sunday it´s very apparent the "unity" was for the players who have the "right" to protest the National Anthem and to take a swipe at the POTUS. Enough.


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Reply 55 - Posted by: MDConservative, 9/26/2017 10:05:55 AM     (No. 11396021)

Jerry Jones is a huckster. He´s playing some 3-D chess, too. His ´Boys STOOD for the anthem, although bent a knee in homage to whatever BLM myth this is all about. Jerry´s got this under control down in Big D.

He´s playing both sides, as he always does.

How ´bout them Cowboys?

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Reply 56 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/26/2017 10:41:34 AM     (No. 11396074)

President Trump is not a long-term threat to the existence or viability of the NFL. As the Commander in Chief, the President has a duty to defend the National Anthem, the American flag, and other longstanding patriotic symbols of the country by ensuring that they are not disrespected.

The real long-term threat to the future existence of the league are the leftist Democrats who would use the brain injury factor as predication to simply ban high school, college, and professional football or in the alternative transform the game into a non-contact sport.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: TXknitter, 9/26/2017 11:02:32 AM     (No. 11396119)

#42, nope. They were not "praying." Have they come out and said that??

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Reply 58 - Posted by: CEP, 9/26/2017 12:15:14 PM     (No. 11396203)

They should have prayed in the locker room and just stood for the National Anthem and Flag. THis antic is stupid and shows just how juvenile those in the NFL are. Stop with this idiotic game. Just play your sport.

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The man taken into custody by the New York Police Department is 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Florida, according to an ABC News report. Police stopped Saipov in Mount Holly Springs Borough, Pennsylvania, just south of Carlisle, in March 2015 and he gave police a Paterson, New Jersey address, according to court records. He also was stopped in 2012 in Palmyra, Pa., just east of Hershey, and also listed a Paterson address. Saipov is an Uzbek national and came to the U.S. in 2010, NBC News reported.

Investigate This
Powerline, by Scott Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 10/27/2017 10:20:58     Post Reply
One of our most knowledgeable law enforcement readers writes to emphasize a point bearing on our coverage of the Trump Dossier. He adds valuable context to our commentary: As a retired FBI Special Agent with over two decades of experience in counterintelligence, I’d like to make a point that Scott and Paul are surely aware of, but which it’s useful to keep at the front of your mind. Scott regularly refers to the Trump dossier as the “Rosetta Stone” of the “muh Russia” narrative. That’s true, but it’s helpful to go one step further.

Death toll rises to 35, firefighters face
strong winds Saturday in historic
Northern California blazes
Los Angeles Times, by Joseph Serna, Sonali Kohli *    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 10/14/2017 1:48:17     Post Reply
Fire officials said Saturday that wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour could further spread the massive blazes across Northern California that have been ravaging the region for almost a week. Saturday’s winds are forecast to be similar to those that stoked the first flames Sunday night, which have mushroomed to more than 15 fires that have scorched 220,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 5,700 structures and caused at least 35 deaths.

Note in Las Vegas gunman´s hotel room
included details of bullet trajectory
CBS News, by CBS News 60 Minutes Staff    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 10/7/2017 8:16:02     Post Reply
A note found in the hotel room of the man who shot into a crowd from his perch in a Las Vegas high-rise included hand-written calculations about where he needed to aim to maximize his accuracy and kill as many people as possible. In an interview airing Sunday on "60 Minutes," three police officers who stormed Stephen Paddock´s hotel room in the Mandalay Bay hotel tell correspondent Bill Whitaker new details about the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. The officers were the first to see Paddock´s body and the arsenal of weapons and ammunition he had stockpiled.

Las Vegas shooter took 20 cruises
some to foreign ports
CNN, by Kyung Lah and Scott Glover    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 10/6/2017 5:55:03     Post Reply
In addition to his frequent forays into casinos and gun shops, Las Vegas strip killer Stephen Paddock took 20 cruises, many of them in Europe and the Middle East, investigators have learned. The cruises included stops at ports in Spain, Italy, Greece, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, according to information provided by a law enforcement source who asked not to be identified because the source was not authorized to share information about the investigation. Paddock´s girlfriend, Marilou Danley, accompanied him on nine of the cruises.

New ISIS Infographic on Vegas
Shooting Claims Paddock
Converted Six Months Ago
PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 10/6/2017 12:19:29     Post Reply
The Islamic State continued insisting that they have a connection to Sunday night´s massacre in Las Vegas with the publication of an infographic about the crime filling the second page of their 16-page weekly newsletter. Today´s release marks the 100th issue of al-Naba, which is distributed in ISIS territories and online via mediums such as Telegram and social media as a PDF. ISIS claimed through their Amaq news agency Monday morning that the "Las Vegas attacker is a soldier of the Islamic State who carried out the attack in response to calls for targeting coalition countries."



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5 Things to Know About Doug Jones´ Victory
Over Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate Race

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PJ Media, by Tyler O´Neil    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 12/13/2017 4:25:54 AM     Post Reply
On Tuesday, Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning victory over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama. The race went down to the wire, but the Democrat prevailed. Here are five things to know about why Jones won, why Moore lost, and what it means for the future of the U.S. Senate and both parties. 1. Character matters. According to NBC News exit polls, 49 percent of Alabama voters thought the sexual assault accusations against Roy Moore were "definitely" or "probably" true. Republicans and Democrats split on partisan lines — a whopping 82 percent of Republicans said the allegations were "probably" or "definitely" false,

Alabama Senate election: Doug Jones
defeats Roy Moore, Fox News projects

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Fox News, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/12/2017 10:32:26 PM     Post Reply
DEVELOPING…Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election, according to a projection from the Fox News Decision Desk.ORIGINAL STORY…The hard-fought Alabama Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones remains too close to call, though a Fox News voter analysis shows the Democratic nominee enjoying a lead over his GOP rival. Jones’ competitiveness is a remarkable development in a deep red state that reflects just how badly Moore has been hurt by a sex scandal. But the race is still fluid. With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Jones and Moore both had 49.2 percent, according to

Brzezinski: Trump ‘Literally
Sexually Harassed’ Gillibrand

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Breitbart Video, by Ian Hanchett    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/12/2017 4:40:27 PM     Post Reply
On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski argued President Trump’s tweet about Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) constitutes sexual harassment and that people who work around the president and don’t try to get him to delete the tweet don’t care about the country or women. Brzezinski said, “I just want to say something, beyond the fact that it is reprehensible that the president of the United States would say something so derogatory and disgusting about a woman, we’re not surprised, Mr. President. You do it all the time. You treat women terribly, and you treat the women around

Al Franken Still Hasn’t Said
When He’s Actually Resigning

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Daily Caller, by Peter Hasson    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 12/12/2017 1:24:41 PM     Post Reply
Franken announced last Thursday that he would be resigning “in the coming weeks” after eight different women accused him of groping or forcibly kissing them. “The timing of Franken’s resignation remains unclear, as is his motive in delaying it,” New York Magazine’s Ed Kilgore noted at the time. Franken has yet to offer any more specificity about when he’s going to follow through in resigning. Franken’s office did not return multiple requests for comment on the subject. Franken begrudgingly offered his resignation after 35 Democratic senators called on him to do so, three weeks after he was first accused

Trump attacks Gillibrand in tweet
critics say is sexually suggestive
and demeaning

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Washington Post, by Ashley Parker    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 12/12/2017 12:07:28 PM     Post Reply
President Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting a swift and immediate backlash. “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Charles E. Schumer and someone who would come to my office ´begging´ for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump,” the president wrote. “Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!”

The actress to marry Prince Harry
is not a commoner, and neither
are you, my fellow American

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, by David Shribman    Original Article
Posted By: Tianne- 12/12/2017 12:38:57 PM     Post Reply
Margaret Thatcher was born one. So were predecessor Prime Ministers Benjamin Disraeli and William E. Gladstone. Diana, the princess of Wales, too. Also William Pitt, who presided over the British victory in the French and Indian War and lent his name to Pittsburgh. And, according to some university authorities four decades ago, me as well. We were all born commoners. But — despite what newspapers, websites and television stations on both sides of the Atlantic have reported with wonder and wild-eyed delight — Meghan Markle, the actor who is to marry Prince Harry, is not a commoner. She’s an American, and

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Faces Criticism
over ‘Slut-Shaming’ Tweet

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Breitbart.com, by Charlie Nash    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 12/12/2017 3:55:27 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) faced criticism for saying that President Donald Trump “slut-shamed” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) with a non-sexual insult, Tuesday. After President Donald Trump made a post on Twitter claiming that Sen. Gillibrand “would do anything” for campaign contributions, Sen. Warren made her own post accusing Trump of “slut-shaming.” “Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand?” asked Sen. Warren in her post. “Do you know who you’re picking a fight with? Good luck with that, @realDonaldTrump. Nevertheless, #shepersisted.” Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand? Do you know who you´re picking a fight with? Good

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski
blames Melania, Ivanka Trump
in diatribe about president´s tweet

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Fox News, by Brian Flood    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 12/13/2017 1:00:52 PM     Post Reply
MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski is still fired up about President Trump’s tweet mocking Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and took her frustrations out on first lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump. “[Trump] should have apologized for being a sexist pig,” Brzezinski said. “And the women around him, his wife, who has a platform against cyber bullying, that’s a joke. That’s the saddest thing I’ve ever seen.” Brzezinski then shifted her attention to Ivanka Trump, “Who came to Washington… to develop a platform for women,” but has stood by her father. “Go home. You’re doing nothing if you stand

One Mueller-Investigation Coincidence Too Many
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 12/12/2017 5:02:04 AM     Post Reply
Special prosecutors, investigators, and counsels are usually a bad idea. They are admissions that constitutionally mandated institutions don’t work — and can be rescued only by supposed superhuman moralists, who are without the innate biases inherent in human nature. The record from Lawrence Walsh to Ken Starr to Patrick Fitzgerald suggests otherwise. Originally narrow mandates inevitably expand — on the cynical theory that everyone has something embarrassing to hide. Promised “short” timelines and limited budgets are quickly forgotten. Prosecutors search for ever new crimes to justify the expense and public expectations of the special-counsel appointment. Soon the investigators need to

Former top spy rethinks: Maybe we
shouldn´t have attacked a new president

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Byron York    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 12/12/2017 5:05:17 AM     Post Reply
"Mr. Trump continues to exhibit paranoia about American intelligence agencies," wrote the NeverTrump conservative Max Boot in the New York Times a week or so before the president took office. "Consumed by his paranoia about the deep state, Donald Trump has disappeared into the fog of his own conspiracy theories," declared the Times´ Maureen Dowd. "Paranoia seizes Trump´s White House," reported Politico, noting the suspicion that "career intelligence operatives are working to undermine the new president." Actually, they were. "It´s no mystery why Trump doesn´t trust U.S. intelligence agencies," Bloomberg´s Eli Lake wrote last month. "As the old saying goes:

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65
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San Francisco Chronicle, by Rachel Swan and Demian Bulwa    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 12/12/2017 7:29:26 AM     Post Reply
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning at age 65, his office said. The sudden news came in an email from the office at 2:23 a.m. It read: “It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Family, friends and colleagues were at his side. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Anita, his two daughters, Brianna and Tania, and his family.”

Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee Tweets
Congratulations to ‘Doug Moore,’ Links
Victory to NFL Anthem Protesters

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Breitbart Sports, by Dylan Guinn    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/13/2017 10:46:29 AM     Post Reply
Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee took to Twitter on Tuesday night to offer congratulations and her explanation, for why Doug Jones won the Alabama Senate election.Instead, she ended up extending congratulations to someone called “Doug Moore,” while referencing NFL anthem-kneelers: (Tweet) Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in a shocking, upset victory on Tuesday night, becoming the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the Senate since 1996. Lee has embraced the anthem protest issue in the past, most notably by kneeling on the floor of the House of Representatives.“I kneel in honor of them.


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