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Ex-CIA chief offers mea culpa on Trump: ´I don´t know if I received bad information´

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 3/25/2019 4:28:00 PM

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.

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Since this all broke, I´ve been going through bullcrap-o-meters like crazy!! I read a article or hear a newscast and they forcibly SPIKE and then stay that way!! I´m really going to need to restock my supply!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby 3/25/2019 4:29:35 PM (No. 12553)
What a piece of .....
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Reply 2 - Posted by: rochow 3/25/2019 4:34:46 PM (No. 12516)
This low life POS is now worried that he won´t be having a job or making appearances on CNN! Still needs to be arrested and wear an orange jumpsuit. He is a traitor!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 3/25/2019 4:36:18 PM (No. 12547)
CYA chief?

Dirty Brennan should be crawling up the White House driveway on his belly to issue a public apology, with all media in attendance, for his dreadful treatment of the President of the United States.

That’s just a start. I’ll think of something else in a minute.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lazyman 3/25/2019 4:36:19 PM (No. 12545)
This guy was head of the CIA so if you have faith in this agency the FBI or the DOJ, good luck!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Quigley 3/25/2019 4:39:12 PM (No. 12505)
Think? May have been? Bad? Information?

Oh such comfort we should take in the years obumbum officials were in charge of our national safety. Such public officials we were blessed with. We should have made them permanent overlords.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NHChemist 3/25/2019 4:41:19 PM (No. 12529)
Thank God Trump revoked his security clearance. There is no telling what "bad information" he would have received from the deep state holdovers.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: America Rising 3/25/2019 4:43:29 PM (No. 12517)
A HUUUUGE MAGA MIDDLE FINGER TO YOU POS

BRENNAN


LOVE

AMERICA
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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog 3/25/2019 4:45:22 PM (No. 12540)
It´s like Hitler saying on April 30, 1945 - ´´Ooops - National Socialism sounded like a good idea at the time.´´
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 3/25/2019 4:45:29 PM (No. 12552)
Not so fast, Comrade. You can sing better than that and you will. Like a canary.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: XCenturion 3/25/2019 4:46:51 PM (No. 12573)
To late Brennan you low life scum. You along with all your Obama allies tried to take down a duly elected president using flawed tactics. Hopefully you along with all the other conspirators will be indicted soon.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: starboard 3/25/2019 4:47:37 PM (No. 12569)
He´s trying to get in front of the avalanche coming his way. Obama gave this low life a lot of power and will get no sympathy from the American people.
85 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/25/2019 4:47:58 PM (No. 12515)
If you don´t know if you have bad information or not, Mr. Brennan, you don´t spend 2 years spreading that uncorroborated information to the news media---unless you are John Brennan, and have no principles or ethics.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 3/25/2019 4:50:43 PM (No. 12520)
It´s too late. #2 I think he needs the Yellow Pill. He needs to be McCained.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: janjan 3/25/2019 4:51:44 PM (No. 12574)
He was one of the people spreading bad information. This is pathetic.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Turninggrey 3/25/2019 4:51:57 PM (No. 12512)
We simply need to laugh at this guy until he dies. How can such a loser take himself so seriously?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Jobe 3/25/2019 5:07:25 PM (No. 12532)
OF COURSE HE RECEIVED BAD INFORMATION! LWHO PROVIDED IT TO HIM!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Bluefindad 3/25/2019 5:10:24 PM (No. 12503)
The leaders of the CIA, FBI and DoJ have done tremendous damage to their organizations. They should all be placed before the American people and repeatedly asked "Have you no shame?"
61 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: Kate318 3/25/2019 5:13:02 PM (No. 12541)
He’s. A. Liar.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: cor-vet 3/25/2019 5:14:11 PM (No. 12531)
CYA John Brennan, CYA!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: zek 3/25/2019 5:15:25 PM (No. 12510)
Head of the CIA says he was given bad information? Right, given to him from higher up (Obama) and told to create a scandal and sell it. Is that the kind of bad information you meant you stinking bowl of vomit!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ocho reales 3/25/2019 5:20:19 PM (No. 12509)
"Well, I don’t know if I received bad information but...."

One of the things CIA officers do all the time is to distinguish between good and bad information. By making this admission Brennan is admitting that he messed up (I´d use another word but I would get kicked out). Director´s of the Central Intelligence Agency should never "mess up." The fact that he is using this excuse for his personal vendetta against Trump shows just what a low class vindictive SOB he is. He is beyond despicable. He is an embarrassment to all who have ever served this nation. Rant over.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 3/25/2019 5:24:58 PM (No. 12567)
He´s a liar and one of the original conspirators, a traitor who needs to be in prison.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: subal 3/25/2019 5:25:08 PM (No. 12548)
Brennan should be the first charged with treason and sent to the gallows!
64 people like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: lakerman1 3/25/2019 5:27:37 PM (No. 12544)
Lock him up!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Italiano 3/25/2019 5:28:23 PM (No. 12570)
Get a rope...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: former lurker 3/25/2019 5:29:58 PM (No. 12575)
Name names Brennan!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: watashiyo 3/25/2019 5:30:42 PM (No. 12549)
He´s a Muslim wannabe, should be STONEd!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Starboard_side 3/25/2019 5:36:09 PM (No. 12572)
First, he´s admitting he was receiving information, so now it´s who was feeding him information.

My hunch is it´s been The Democracy Integrity Project (TDIP) which is run by former staffer to DiFi, Daniel J. Jones, who sent out daily "briefings" to new media and politicians.
The TDIP receives some of it´s funding from Rob Reiner and George Soros.

Very long article at RealClearInvestigations, by Paul Sperry

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Jerseyden 3/25/2019 5:39:02 PM (No. 12526)
But but I believed everything L Lynch and J Comey told me and Bill and Hillary backed them up. That’s what he slhould be telling the jury in a courtroom.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: franq 3/25/2019 5:41:51 PM (No. 12528)
So he admits he´s dumb and not worth salary paid. What a guy!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: cartcart 3/25/2019 5:44:14 PM (No. 12537)
Truth. That elusive gem of truth is always so hard to find. If you are not sure you are speaking the truth, you should qualify it as your own opinion or just stop talking.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: chumley 3/25/2019 5:45:42 PM (No. 12543)
Tell it to the warden.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Vaquero45 3/25/2019 5:51:39 PM (No. 12564)
He should be tried for treason, and hanged.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 3/25/2019 6:00:57 PM (No. 12566)
Brennen must be feeling the hot breath on his neck of a investigation of his role in this travesty of justice.

Yeah, bad information, and HE was the one passing it around. He has also been very nasty in doing it, including personal smears with his "information".
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Reply 35 - Posted by: dbdiva 3/25/2019 6:03:32 PM (No. 12527)
John, John, John.....we remember all those months and months of your over the top hideous tweets about POTUS and we know the definition of ´projection´. After all he who screams the loudest.....
If you are very lucky you´ll receive 3 hots and a cot at Gitmo; perhaps you can ask to be housed with your muslim peeps. In my perfect world you´d have a noose placed over your head - and NOT one tied with a Windor knot!!! I would also ask for a windy day so you could really swing!!!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: PageTurner 3/25/2019 6:16:32 PM (No. 12555)
Of course you did, bozo. You believed a guy named Mook.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: blueline 3/25/2019 6:22:23 PM (No. 12522)
"Whoops, my bad!" isn´t sufficient you lying, traitorous breathing dung-pile!

You´ve committed crimes against this country. My sincere hope is that soon you´ll be listed as a resident of one of our federal penitentiaries, for the remainder of your time on earth.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: lgplgp 3/25/2019 6:22:47 PM (No. 12568)
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Reply 39 - Posted by: lgplgp 3/25/2019 6:24:11 PM (No. 12534)
John (Sgt. Schultz) Brennan´s excuse; "I was not responsible, I was just following bad information!" As he tries to wiggle his way out of the coming conspiracy investigation crosshairs.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Saryden 3/25/2019 6:56:52 PM (No. 12563)
We should immediately start deportation of all Muslims like Brennan. They are here to cause trouble and take over.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: BarryNo 3/25/2019 7:02:04 PM (No. 12521)
F. U. Brennan. Prepare to be prosecuted!
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Reply 42 - Posted by: coldoc 3/25/2019 7:18:59 PM (No. 12551)
When brennan talks it´s taquiya. The communist version.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: Krause 3/25/2019 7:23:10 PM (No. 12565)
Brennan is one of the key players in this great scandal. He is an extremely low quality person.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: ronbet 3/25/2019 7:30:18 PM (No. 12511)
STRING HIM UP!!!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel 3/25/2019 7:41:41 PM (No. 12561)
CYA?? Oh, yeah! What #2 said.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: Jethro bo 3/25/2019 7:59:56 PM (No. 12560)
Please Mr. President, unleash the unlimited resources of the Dept of Justice ( you know, the five or six employees actually there to d otheir job) on Brennan. Ruin his life with unlimited investigation. Show other Deep Staters this is in their future.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: cThree 3/25/2019 8:41:38 PM (No. 12513)
"Nevermind" ?!

Gilda Radner he´s not.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: ronbet 3/25/2019 8:55:28 PM (No. 12538)
The main job of the CIA, especially its head man, is to know bad information from good. That is supposed to keep us safe and free nation.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: RenoVet68 3/25/2019 10:01:19 PM (No. 12562)
He´s a Muslime, heavy on the slime.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 3/25/2019 10:56:07 PM (No. 12504)
That´s not a mea culpa, that´s a mea CYAa.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Rat Patrol 3/25/2019 11:12:35 PM (No. 12554)
The swamp is choking on its own vomit.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: lana720 3/26/2019 7:42:05 AM (No. 12519)
He’s had enough rope. Now it’s times foot know from whom his info came. Brennan is just the tip of the iceberg. You all know the rest of the names.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Trapper 3/26/2019 8:05:31 AM (No. 12556)
Let´s see, career agency since college, a man who rose through the ranks from cleaning the toilets up through analyst, station chief, all the way to Director, a man who was trained to lie, to lie about lying, to lie about the lie, to lie about lying about the lie, and in the process also trained to identify a lie, to tease out from the nuance of the lie the source of the lie, who concocted it, the conduit for its transmission, the intended target, the purpose of the lie …

Anyway, he now shuffles up to the microphone, fiddles in the dirt with the toe of his boot, and mutters “Aw shucks, Gomer! Sounds ‘ike somebuddah sol’ me a empty sack.”

Yeah. Right. What’s wrong with THAT picture?

Dangerous times. Defection times. First ones in get the deals.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Hazymac 3/26/2019 8:14:38 AM (No. 12524)
#3 pegged Brennan. CYA, indeed! Put this Islamist communist quisling in the hoosegow. And, if possible, the Won who appointed him DCI. Enemies within are worse than those without. They should all dance the hempen jig.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: capecodfox 3/26/2019 8:43:00 AM (No. 12523)
Did he start getting bad information before or after losing his security clearances?
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Jebediah 3/26/2019 9:44:57 AM (No. 12530)
Pleasssse! Nasty, nasty, and now trying to weasel out.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 3/26/2019 9:53:08 AM (No. 12546)
Brennan was somebody´s stalking horse. Either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. He´s so high up its unlikely he would take orders otherwise, and he wouldn´t go out on his own. Good luck getting this guy to spill the dirt though. He´s CIA. If he has to, he´ll take one for the lefty team.
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Reply 58 - Posted by: Ruler of the Elves 3/26/2019 10:13:21 AM (No. 12507)
Liar. He knows.
Traitor.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: HMCM 3/26/2019 10:23:47 AM (No. 12518)
Yeah, right... "bad information."
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Reply 60 - Posted by: Strike3 3/26/2019 10:26:13 AM (No. 12558)
Brennan received bad information? The CIA is the very body that gathers and interprets the information so... Clownhead Clapper and his NSA provide the elecronic intercepts but the CIA does all the rest. If Brennan got bad information then he had some stupid employees.

But of course we know that Johnny is now using his misinformation tool to attempt to place the blame on others. After all of his badmouthing of the President he will attempt to remove himself from the endless stream of angry screamers out there who expected different results from Mueller. Sorry Johnny, you chose your side and it was the wrong one.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: Highlander 3/26/2019 10:32:00 AM (No. 12533)
*3; he should be wearing his best suit for the occasion.
15 people like this.

Reply 62 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 3/26/2019 10:42:17 AM (No. 12514)
Brennan, your orange jumpsuit is ready. Your appointment will be scheduled soon. Meanwhile your passport has been cancelled.
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Reply 63 - Posted by: bighambone 3/26/2019 11:06:38 AM (No. 12525)
Looks like Brennan is getting ready to plead gross stupidity. It’s hard to believe that the greatest President in the history of the world, Barack Obama, seeped in the Chicago way of politics, would have appointed such clowns to run the nation’s intelligence, law enforcement, and security services. Today the Russians have to be laughing their butts off!
19 people like this.

Reply 64 - Posted by: Congar 3/26/2019 11:14:59 AM (No. 12550)
Whistle up my butt creep! You belong in prison!
16 people like this.

Reply 65 - Posted by: NotaBene 3/26/2019 11:34:03 AM (No. 12571)
Fear the Trump curse!
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Reply 66 - Posted by: Franz 3/26/2019 11:43:59 AM (No. 12539)
This mea culpa is two years too late. I can only believe that this is a feeble attempt to try to keep his fanny out of prison.

To claim at this late date he was misled by bad information only makes me wonder how somebody that incredibly stupid could have ever been CIA chief.

I do not buy the, "I´m a village idiot" defense.
29 people like this.

Reply 67 - Posted by: joew9 3/26/2019 11:45:14 AM (No. 12535)
He needs to apologize for the CIA lie that Valerie Plame was an undercover agent.
24 people like this.

Reply 68 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 3/26/2019 12:32:20 PM (No. 12508)
Go to jail
Go directly to jail
Do not pass go
Do not collect any more money!
14 people like this.

Reply 69 - Posted by: wilmo 3/26/2019 2:26:15 PM (No. 12536)
CNN should demand this vile Trump hater return the money they overpaid him to advance their obsessive objective to impeach our president.
13 people like this.

Reply 70 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 3/26/2019 4:35:00 PM (No. 12506)
CYA attempt. As they say, his arse is grass and President Trump is the lawn mower.
19 people like this.

Reply 71 - Posted by: IAmButASimpleCaveman 3/26/2019 6:15:47 PM (No. 12557)
11 people like this.

Reply 72 - Posted by: Lawsy0 3/26/2019 8:08:59 PM (No. 12559)
The dog ate John O. Brennan´s homework. Prove it didn´t. He dares you.
10 people like this.

Reply 73 - Posted by: Boneshaker 3/26/2019 8:26:28 PM (No. 12542)
A ´rat jumping off a sinking ship.
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Posted by Magnante 5/21/2019 7:23:40 AM
The political zealotry of the federal judge who ordered ten years’ worth of Donald Trump’s financial records be turned over to the House Oversight and Reform Committee chaired by Elijah Cummings has been revealed with a highly unusual provision of his order. (snip) The remedy for potential political bias in a federal judge’s ruling consists of the appeals process, with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and ultimately the Supreme Court able to reverse such a decision. But Judge Mehta’s order forbids this
What's Mitt Romney's problem? 22 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 5/21/2019 2:43:23 PM
After taking President Trump's endorsement to get himself elected senator, Mitt Romney has made quite a show of turning on Trump. The last two incidents have been notable: He declared GOP "maverick" congressman Justin Amash "courageous" for joining the Democrats and calling for the impeachment of President Trump in the House. He also made this ad hominem attack on Trump over the weekend, playing Puritan for us: On Sunday, Romney was back at it, attacking the president's character. "I think he could substantially improve his game when it comes to helping shape the character of the country," Romney said on CNN.
New Gallup Poll finds Americans liking
the idea of socialism more
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Posted by SurferLad 5/21/2019 5:20:30 PM
Here’s a revealing — and disturbing — new poll that bears on the current gang fight among leftists for the soul of the Democratic Party and its 2020 presidential nomination. See Also: ESPN chief: You’ll never guess what our viewers want to hear nothing about Almost half of Americans in a new Gallup Poll believe that socialism would be a good thing for the United States to have. Almost half (43 percent). A good thing. Democrats like Bernie Sanders driving that party to the left may be on to something for a winning theme in next year’s vote. Today, a bare majority (51 percent) says socialism would
“Something Strange Going On” At Fox News,
And Not For the Good of America
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Posted by Cavallodifiero 5/21/2019 1:59:04 PM
There’s no longer any way to avoid it: “Something strange is going on at Fox News.” “Something strange is going on at Fox News. Something very strange,” President Donald Trump told a throng of thousands at his Pennsylvania rally last night. “The audience showed their agreement by booing Fox News.” (The Blaze, May 21, 2019) According to the Blaze "President Donald Trump
Jerry Nadler’s cynical, cowardly show 19 replies
Posted by MissMolly 5/22/2019 3:57:46 AM
Jerry Nadler was at it again Tuesday, waxing indignant about former White House counsel Don McGahn’s refusal to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. It’s all a show, meant to keep old news in the headlines, and to appease the large “Impeach Now!” wing of the Democratic Party without actually doing anything. Everyone on Judiciary knows perfectly well that Congress can’t compel testimony from top presidential advisers except in the most extraordinary circumstances: The chief executive’s right to frank, confidential discussions with his staff is well-established. So Nadler’s bluster about how he’ll “go to court to secure” McGahn’s appearance is just noise for the cameras. Then again, that’s all
House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump
is making it 'more difficult' not to consider
impeachment
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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 11:38:19 AM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former White House Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's impeachment on Monday night. Nadler told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo that his committee will hold McGahn "in contempt" for not complying with the subpoena and will take the battle to court. "You are dealing with a lawless president who is willing to go to any lengths to prevent testimony that might implicate him, that does implicate him," Nadler said. Nadler expressed that Trump's "lawless behavior"
Self-driving trucks begin mail
delivery test for U.S. Postal Service
19 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2019 10:30:55 AM
The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities in Phoenix and Dallas to see how the nascent technology might improve delivery times and costs. A safety driver will sit behind the wheel to intervene if necessary and an engineer will ride in the passenger seat. If successful, it would mark an achievement for the autonomous driving industry and a possible
Democrats Embrace Socialism:Are We
Headed Towards 'Atlas Shrugged'?
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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
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