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Sketchy Notation About Doug Collins Releasing Full Unredacted Bruce Ohr Transcript…. replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 10:56:44 AM Post Reply
NBC News penned an article about the unorthodox release of DOJ official Bruce Ohr’s transcript. Within the article NBC notes current DOJ officials responded to the congressional request for release by sending them an approved “redacted version”:(NBC) […] The transcripts of interviews with Ohr and other witnesses before the joint committee investigation were sent to the Justice Department last December to be vetted for public release(Snip) The Justice Department returned the Ohr transcript to the committee this week with redactions.
FOIA Discovery Reveals AG Jeff Sessions Initiation Letter To U.S. Attorney John Huber… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 11:06:03 AM Post Reply
We discovered last year that Jeff Sessions had authorized U.S. Attorney John Huber to work with the Inspector General’s office, but we did not know exact dates and scope of the original Huber investigation. Thanks to a FOIA request, some details now fill in. A left-leaning watchdog group, American Oversight, filed a FOIA request in 2017 looking for any communication that might show former AG Jeff Sessions giving instructions to DOJ officials to target Hillary Clinton for investigations.
Diary: Nightmares in Harare replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 11:23:51 AM Post Reply
As a child growing up in Harare, I believed there was a Whitney Houston song that went: ‘Oh! I wanna dance in Zimbabwe, wanna feel the heat in Zimbabwe.’ It seemed entirely reasonable: Zimbabwe was, and remains, more beautiful, more richly green and blue and growing, than any other country I know. (Snip)I was back in Harare, visiting my grandmother, when the riots began. My grandmother is in her nineties, and lives in a cluster of cottages in a northern suburb which used, once, to be one of the smartest in Harare. It’s now so rundown that the roads,
Americans must soon register - but not get visas - to travel to some European countries replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 11:50:14 AM Post Reply
By 2021, Americans traveling to certain countries in Europe will have to preregister online as part of a security system intended to screen visa-free travelers. The European Union announced last year that before entry, travelers from all visa-free countries, including the United States, will need to preregister and pay a small application fee using the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), a system designed "to strengthen security checks on those persons who travel visa-free to the EU,” (Snip) applies to people traveling to Europe´s Schengen Zone, an area comprising of more than two dozen countries,
A Tight and Tangled ‘Collusion’ Web replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 11:56:55 AM Post Reply
Most people reading this will know Sir Walter Scott’s famous couplet (Snip) Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive! Less well known, but undeservedly so, is the excellent completing couplet by J. R. Pope, published under the sly title “A Word of Encouragement”: But when we’ve practiced for a while, How vastly we improve our style! Indeed. You really have to give it to the suits in Barack Obama’s intelligence services and Department of Justice (many of whom, of course, are still strutting about in Donald Trump’s administration). It was quite a web they
Ocasio-Cortez Suggests America Is ‘Garbage’, Claims Reagan Stirred Conflict Between White Americans and Minorities replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 12:06:35 PM Post Reply
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY) suggested the current state of America is "garbage" and argued former president Ronald Reagan stirred up conflict between white Americans and minorities during an appearance at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas on Saturday.(Snip) the thing that is really hard for people to sometimes see is that when we are on this path of a slow erosion and a slow, slow, slow, just like move away from what we´ve always been, we´ll be a hundred miles, you´ll, you know you won´t even realize that you´ve drifted a hundred miles,”
Where Is #MeToo for Women at the Border? replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 12:12:48 PM Post Reply
Customs and Border Patrol released statistics last week showing the highest number of apprehensions at the border in 11 years. But along with the numbers of illegal crossers an equally serious crisis is growing—that of sexual and other types of violence perpetrated against migrant women and children as they make their way to the U.S. border. Lax border enforcement and asylum loopholes that favor minors have encouraged women and children to come to the United States. (Snip) So where is the #MeToo movement for these women and girls? Where is the outrage, the marches, the Twitter hashtags
Tom Fitton Discusses Judicial Watch FOIA Discovery and Bruce Ohr Transcript… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 7:08:27 PM Post Reply
On Thursday of last week Judicial Watch received a 300+ page release of Bruce and Nellie Ohr communication with government officials as the result of their 2017 FOIA submission. The following day, Friday, representative Doug Collins released the transcript of Bruce Ohr testifying about his activity and contacts with DOJ and FBI officials. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appears with Maria Bartiromo to discuss the revelations within both the testimony and FOIA release, saying Bruce Ohr’s testimony confirms how closely the Department of Justice and FBI were working with Clinton operative, Christopher Steele.
Why do Republicans still back Trump? The answer is simple: Attitude and gratitude replies
Posted by earlybird 3/10/2019 7:15:25 PM Post Reply
Why do Republicans stick with Donald Trump? It’s a question I’m asked again and again by Democrats, “Never Trumpers,” and journalists. But the answer is simple. Attitude and gratitude. For years, Republican voters wanted someone — anyone — to come along and do two things: stick it to the Clintons and punch back against the media-Democratic Party alliance that fires on every Republican brave enough to stick a head out of the foxhole. (Snip)For finally bringing them to heel, alone, the president has earned the forever gratitude of virtually every Republican. The rest hardly matters. Jared’s security clearance? National emergency? Stormy Daniels? Please.
Maybe Jeff Sessions pulled the swamp´s plug replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 11:40:22 AM Post Reply
Betsy Woodruff of the Daily Beast had this big scoop this weekend, "It Exists: DOJ Finds Letter Ordering Scrutiny of Uranium One, Hillary Clinton." The bureaucracy had denied the letter existed.(Snip) The real story is overlooked. As attorney general, Jeff Sessions set in motion an investigation that could next year explode on Democrats. Her story said, "The existence of a letter documenting Sessions’ directive that the DOJ revisit probes of Trump’s top political foe is a surprise because a department lawyer said in court last year that senior officials insisted it didn’t exist.
LARPing Hate replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 11:48:03 AM Post Reply
Hate Crime Hoax: How the Left Is Selling a Fake Race War is a timely and witty new book from Wilfred Reilly, a youngish black professor of political science at Kentucky State. He concludes that America’s real problem is not the vaunted outbreak of Trump-inspired hate crimes but instead the Establishment’s hate hysteria: There is no race war in the USA in 2018. Let’s stop letting liars tell us there is…or we might actually get one. Reilly, whose politics seem to take after conservative eminence Thomas Sowell, has assembled a database of 409 recent fake hate crimes, which is a lot.
The 1972 Progressive Pathway to Oblivion replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 11:52:43 AM Post Reply
What is strange about the new envisioned progressive agendas for 2020 is that no serious Democratic presidential candidate next year could ever run on them. Instead, what we will see over the next few months are insidious efforts to ignore, disown, or recant endorsements of Democratic candidates for president. And if not, Democrats will be trapped by their own rhetoric and virtue signaling—and end up going the full McGovern in 2020. Venom. The new progressive Democratic Party is prepared for existential war. Vice President Mike Pence cannot be said to be a “decent guy.”
Even More ‘Reasonable’ Conservatives replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 11:59:03 AM Post Reply
One can almost imagine the scene. David Brooks. Sitting in a bathrobe in his living room. With a cup of coffee. Scanning over the opinion section of the New York Times. He sees a column by his colleague Ross Douthat arguing that Republicans should give up the fight over stricter voter ID laws. He lets out an exasperated sigh. Why didn’t he think of that? Out of the corner of his eye he sees his copy of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me prominently displayed on his book shelf. He keeps it there mainly to show his dinner guests
Ocasio-Cortez: ´Capitalism is irredeemable´ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 12:03:18 PM Post Reply
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Saturday called capitalism "irredeemable." "Capitalism is an ideology of capital — the most important thing is the concentration of capital and to seek and maximize profit," she said during an interview at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, according to Bloomberg News. "To me, capitalism is irredeemable," she added, arguing that capitalism´s goals come at a cost to people and the environment, Bloomberg reported. The congresswoman, who has described herself as a democratic socialist, added during her interview that "we should be scared."
Senate GOP goes down to wire in showdown with Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 12:08:21 PM Post Reply
Republicans are going down to the wire as they try to find a way out of their showdown with President Trump over his national emergency to build a wall on the Mexican border. Republicans have just days to find a more palatable solution than the House-passed resolution blocking Trump´s actions, which is expected to come up for a vote by Friday. They are looking for ways that Trump could win more wall funding without using the emergency declaration, a controversial move that has caused angst on Capitol Hill.
Gillibrand Aide Resigned Last Summer Over Handling of Her Sexual Harassment Complaint replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 12:14:55 PM Post Reply
Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY), one of the many running for the Democrat nomination for president, has championed herself as a top supporter of the #MeToo movement. But now Politico reported that an aide within Gillibrand’s office resigned last summer due to the handling of her sexual harassment complaint against Abbas Malik, one of Gillabrand’s top aides. From Politico: In July, the female staffer alleged one of Gillibrand’s closest aides — who was a decade her senior and married — repeatedly made unwelcome advances after the senator had told him he would be promoted to a supervisory role over her.
High taxes be damned, the rich keep moving to California replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 7:22:56 PM Post Reply
Are rich people fleeing California to escape astronomical state income taxes? That’s the word. But it’s fake news. In fact, more wealthy people are moving to California than leaving, research indicates. It’s the poor and middle class who are departing. It makes sense. If you’re getting rich in California and can afford to live comfortably here in this balmy climate, there’s little incentive to leave — except to stick it to the tax collector in Sacramento.
Nancy Pelosi Rules Out Impeachment: Trump ‘Just Not Worth It’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 7:30:07 PM Post Reply
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is ruling out impeaching President Donald Trump, arguing in an interview with the Washington Post Monday that “he’s just not worth it.” “Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country. And he’s just not worth it,”(Snip) Pelosi’s remarks come as House Democrats are expanding their investigation into President Trump and his allies, having requested documents from over 80 individuals and entities regarding their finances and communications.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Budget Director Russell Vought Hold Press Conference… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 7:33:37 PM Post Reply
Earlier this afternoon White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Acting OMB Director Russell Vought held a press conference to brief reporters on the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget and answer questions on current political events: (Video)[White House] FURTHERING OUR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: President Donald J. Trump’s budget request will continue our economic resurgence while furthering his vision to reduce spending and invest in America. (Snip)RESPONSIBLE BUDGETING: President Trump’s budget request promotes responsible Government spending by prioritizing effective programs and cutting waste.
Failure to Launch – Pelosi and Schiff Announce They are Dropping Impeachment Plan… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/11/2019 10:57:06 PM Post Reply
Remember: “everyone has a plan until they get punched in he face.” ~ Mike Tyson The exploitation of Michael Cohen toward the launch of Speaker Pelosi’s impeachment effort backfired bigly. Not enough people found Cohen credible; and because of the ridiculous way the entire staged performance was carried out by Democrats, and the their media allies, most people saw right through the politicization of it. The plan just failed. Additionally, some politicians like Jim Jordan, Jody Hice and Mark Meadows started calling out the blatant construct behind Pelosi’s impeachment plan.
Red China helped finance Jeb replies
Posted by earlybird 3/12/2019 10:15:28 AM Post Reply
Low Energy Jeb turned out to be Red China´s Bush Boy as well. The Sun Sentinel in Florida reported, "A Super PAC that spent more than $100 million in support of Jeb Bush’s failed 2016 presidential campaign has been hit with a massive fine by the Federal Elections Commission for soliciting more than $1 million in political contributions from Chinese nationals.”Now we know why Jeb ran for president: to protect Red Chinese interests.
Mexican Army Seizes Rifles, Grenade Launchers in Tijuana replies
Posted by earlybird 3/12/2019 3:06:19 PM Post Reply
Elements of the Baja California State Preventive Police (PEP) and the Mexican Army (SEDENA) seized a weapons cache consisting of rifles and nine grenades during an operation in Tijuana on Sunday. The effort resulted in the arrest of one individual for illegal weapons possession and other charges. The operation took place in colonia Terrazas de la Presa when security elements contacted a male identified as Edgardo N. Romero, 41, in a parked vehicle, according to local reports. A search led to the discovery of nine rifles, two grenade launchers, three 40 mm grenades, six fragmentation grenades, spare rifle magazines
William H. Macy recently discussed ‘stressful’ college application process replies
Posted by earlybird 3/12/2019 3:14:24 PM Post Reply
A two-month old interview with Felicity Huffman’s husband William H. Macy talking about the “stressful” process of college applications resurfaced on Tuesday following Huffman’s alleged involvement in a massive college admissions cheating scandal. “My daughters are extraordinary women,” Macy, 68, told Parade magazine. “They’re really a joy. They’re both thriving. They’ve got a life ahead of them, but you can exhale a little bit. They’re 16 and 18 years old, and they’re good people. (Snip)She’s going to go to college,” he said. “We’re right now in the thick of college application time, which is so stressful.
The Perfect Democrat nominee replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 10:37:41 AM Post Reply
Democrats have as many presidential candidates running in 2020 as there blackbirds baked in a pie. Each has qualities that would make the perfect candidate for the party. They need someone with the White House experience of Joe Biden. Someone with the youthfulness of Bernie Sanders. Someone with the intelligence of Cory Booker. Someone with 1/1,024th of the authenticity of Elizabeth Warren. Someone who treats her staff as well as Amy Klobuchar does. Someone who made it on her own, as independent of any man as Kamala Harris is.
Veni, vidi, veto replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 10:45:11 AM Post Reply
No one trolls like he trolls. Not only is he going to veto their stupid resolution, he´s going to sell the t-shirt. I love it.(Snip) — Julie Ponzi (@JuliePonzi) March 15, 2019 President Donald John Trump issued his first veto, which is unlikely to be overridden because the truth is, Congress likes playing wall politics. As long as the wall is unbuilt, it is a possibility that people in the multi-billion-dollar illegal alien business want to stop. They send millions to congressmen as campaign donations. Once the wall is up, donations will fall.
From Brexit to Trump, Elite Contempt Shines Through replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 10:55:28 AM Post Reply
Not long ago, to support Great Britain’s departure from the European Union remained the hoppy heady preserve of the corduroyed English fruitcake. Only the niche, and utterly mental clung to such opinions. Those trifling oddities, blimpish and better suited to reliving colonial exploits in faraway lands, were not of polite society. To be a Euroskeptic invited the label of weirdo, or, if they liked you—“eccentric.” That argument was settled. Britain, and indeed the world, owed and pinned its future not to outdated concepts such as nationhood, borders, or common culture­­—oddities, pined for by oddities. To be British was embarrassing,
Time to Embrace the ‘American’s Creed’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:00:11 AM Post Reply
America today is an enormously divided nation, both politically and culturally. We should hope this situation soon will change in a manner that, among other things, embodies and puts into practice the very special words of the “American’s Creed.” In order for this to happen, many currently serving politicians—at all levels of government—will first need to learn what the “American’s Creed” says and then learn to use its words as guidance for actions and decisions. Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the “American’s Creed” by the U.S. House of Representatives. In April 1918, Congress accepted
Ocasio-Cortez: Illegal Aliens Are ‘My Constituents’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:10:21 AM Post Reply
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) referred to illegal immigrants as her "constituents" during a Thursday House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing. Ocasio-Cortez was questioning Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump´s secretary of commerce, when she made the statement. She began by referencing remarks Republican Kris Kobach made while he was Kansas secretary of state. Kobach encouraged Trump early on in his administration to add a 2020 consensus question about citizenship. "Kobach said, ‘I raised the issue with the president shortly after he was inaugurated´ and ‘he was absolutely interested in this,´" Ocasio-Cortez said.
Beto Says He’ll End Federal Death Penalty replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:13:21 AM Post Reply
Presidential hopeful Robert O´Rourke said Thursday that if elected, he would suspend capital punishment on the federal level. O´Rourke´s announcement of his views on the death penalty came just hours after he first announced his bid for the White House, Fox News reported. En route to another appearance, O´Rourke called in to Radio Iowa, where he was asked about California Gov. Gavin Newsom´s (D.) recent decision to issue a moratorium on the death penalty in his own state. "As president, would you suspend capital punishment at the federal level?"
Castro Inadvertently Endorses Trump Policy Toward Central America replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:21:59 AM Post Reply
Former secretary of housing and urban development Julian Castro appeared to inadvertently endorse President Donald Trump´s policy toward economic development in Central America while attempting to explain the contrast between himself and the president on immigration. (Snip)Castro attempted to point out "how much a failure Trump has been on immigration." But instead of creating a contrast with the president, Castro´s remarks appeared to offer an endorsement of the Trump administration´s recent initiative addressing the root cause of Central American migration.
US bars entry to International Criminal Court investigators replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:26:21 AM Post Reply
The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel seeking to investigate alleged war crimes and other abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere, and may do the same with those who seek action against Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. Pompeo, acting on a threat delivered in September by U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, framed the action as necessary to prevent the international body from infringing on U.S. sovereignty by prosecuting American forces or allies for torture or other war crimes.
Drag queen storytime reader once charged with child sex assault replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 11:32:57 AM Post Reply
(Video)HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Public Library is apologizing after a man charged for sexually assaulting a child was allowed to entertain children at Drag Queen storytime. The library said Friday that a review revealed the volunteer never completed a background check before he was allowed to participate in the program. Albert Alfonso Garza, 32, was last seen reading to children at the Montrose Library in September 2018. ABC13 Eyewitness News has learned Garza was charged with child sex assault in 2008. According to records, his victim was a child under the age of 14 years old.
Australian Senator Hit With Egg After Blaming Immigration for Mosque Attacks replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 12:01:56 PM Post Reply
An anti-immigration lawmaker in Australia who has been criticized for blaming Muslim immigration for Friday’s New Zealand shootings struck a teenager who smashed an egg on his head in Melbourne on Saturday. In video footage on the Facebook page of the senator, Fraser Anning, the teenager can be seen approaching him as he speaks to reporters in a southeastern suburb of Melbourne. The teenager raises a mobile phone in one hand and smashes the egg on the back of Mr. Anning’s head with the other. In response, Mr. Anning turns and swiftly strikes the young man in the face twice.
NYU Students Blame Chelsea Clinton for New Zealand Attack over Condemnation of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Comments replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 12:06:12 PM Post Reply
Students at New York University (NYU) berated former first daughter Chelsea Clinton on Friday night for putting “words out into the world” that “stoked Islamophobia,” which, in the students’ opinion, caused a terror attack in New Zealand that left 49 people dead. The students had reportedly scrutinized Clinton for condemning antisemitism perpetuated by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). A group of students confronted Chelsea Clinton on Friday night at NYU where they accused the former first daughter of stoking “Islamophobia” and facilitating, with her words, the recent terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand,
Christchurch Killer: Nation with Closest ‘Values to My Own Is the People’s Republic of China’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 12:08:47 PM Post Reply
The man allegedly responsible for the mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, wrote in his manifesto that the modern political system he most admired was that of communist China. In a detailed question and answer style manifesto written before the attack that killed 49 people and left dozens of others injured, alleged perpetrator Brenton Tarrant outlined his belief that the white race would eventually disappear as a result of mass immigration from primarily Islamic nations. While rejecting certain labels including Neo-Nazism, xenophobia, and even Islamaphobia, he does describe himself an ethno-nationalist, a racist, and a fascist,
Lori Loughlin appeared ‘arrogant’ in court while Felicity Huffman looked ‘more genuine,’ says sketch artist replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 12:50:09 PM Post Reply
Artist Mona Shafer Edwards gave the world a sneak peek of what was really happening behind closed doors in the courtroom. Edwards’ colorful sketches of actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman facing the judge for their alleged involvement in a massive college admissions scandal quickly spread throughout social media. (Snip)the freelancer was determined to portray the players in the high-profile scheme accurately. One of her illustrations showed a weary-looking Huffman, 56, who was awoken Tuesday by seven FBI agents, with guns drawn, at the family home she shares with William H. Macy and taken into custody.
Houston Library Allowed Sex Offender to Read to Kids During Drag Queen Storytime replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 7:37:37 PM Post Reply
A registered child sex offender was allowed to read to children during the Houston Public Library’s Drag Queen Storytime. In other news, the Houston Public Library — the city government, y’all — sponsors a thing called Drag Queen Storytime, where troubled men put on women’s clothes and read books to small children.(Videos)The lunatics who promote Drag Queen Storytime claim the idea is “to promote love and acceptance.” Rational and caring parents, who understand that protecting your child’s innocence, especially from things like adult sexuality, are suing the city to stop this madness.
Nigerian Muslim Militants Kill 120 Christians in Three Weeks replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 7:43:32 PM Post Reply
The recent death toll of Christians in Nigeria has reached 120 with this week’s slaughter of more than 50 by Fulani Muslim militants in the Kaduna state of Nigeria, the Christian Post reported. The Fulani jihadists, who have become a greater threat to Nigerian Christians than the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, stormed the villages of Inkirimi, Dogonnoma, and Ungwan Gora in the Kajuru Local Government Area last Monday, destroying 143 homes, killing 52 people, and wounding dozens more.
Man cleaning garage finds burglar crushed by fallen 900-pound floor safe, cops say replies
Posted by earlybird 3/16/2019 8:27:18 PM Post Reply
When Indiana homeowner George Hollingsworth noticed some damage Tuesday to the door frame on his garage, he suspected a break-in, the Marion Police Department wrote in a statement. On Wednesday, Hollingsworth began cleaning out his cluttered garage to determine if anything had been stolen, police reported. That’s when he found the body of a suspected burglar crushed beneath a 900-pound antique floor safe that had apparently toppled onto the stranger, police wrote. “My mind couldn’t comprehend it,” Hollingsworth said, WXIN reported. “This can’t be real. It’s like some strange tale.”
Report: Clintons’ DOJ Deal With FBI Exposed replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 10:52:11 AM Post Reply
Rules for thee but not for me. So goes the sad reality of politics in America. While the Establishment Media attempts to distract with story after story of a college admissions scandal, or a shooting tragedy across the globe, the real news breaking in the U.S. this week involves some serious Deep State shenanigans whereby ruling class members like the Clintons and Obamas are allowed to do what they want when they want without fear of repercussions. (Snip)In one of the most explosive parts of Strzok’s testimony, he revealed that the Department of Justice struck a deal
The Constitution Isn’t In Crisis— But the Border Still Is replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 11:02:26 AM Post Reply
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday followed the lead of the Democratic House and voted to disapprove President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.(Snip)But, ”How dare Trump repurpose defense spending?!” screams Schumer, Senator Marco Rubio, and National Public Radio. Oh, OK. Where was that same indignation when presidents used national emergencies to move defense spending around 18 times between 2001 and 2014? And for real crisis situations, too, like waterfront development in Bahrain, airplane parking lots in Iraq, and a courthouse in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Iran sentences Navy vet Michael White to 10 years replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 11:07:30 AM Post Reply
Iranian authorities sentenced U.S. Navy veteran Michael White to 10 years in prison for allegedly insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and disclosing private information by posting a phone of a woman he was visiting on Instagram. White, 46, a native of San Diego, was arrested last July in Mashhad, Iran during his third visit with the woman. White had been imprisoned at Iran’s Vakilabad Prison, known for its execution of drug traffickers, (Snip) the family had been told that White has been beaten and interrogated about his naval service and Iranian officials have refused to let him contact family.
Why Is Trump Having to Fight Alone? replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 11:11:10 AM Post Reply
For Christians, we are currently in Lent, the holiest of our seasons which culminates in the solemnness turned celebration of Easter Weekend. It is convention during this period for Christians to commit to some deliberate act of denial in order to focus on their faith and bring them nearer their God. This is paraphrased into the common giving something up for Lent. (Snip) My answer has to be that I’m giving up the hope that any elected government leaders other than President Trump, are willing to stand up for the beliefs and intentions of a majority of Americans.
CNN Continues to Lie About Charlottesville in Attempt to Connect Donald Trump to New Zealand Attack replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 11:15:58 AM Post Reply
CNN continues to lie to its views in the United States and around the world about what President Donald Trump said about the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. As Breitbart News has explained repeatedly, and as CNN’s own coverage at the time showed, Trump used the phrase “very fine people” to describe non-violent protesters on either side of the debate over a Confederate statue — and specifically excluded the neo-Nazis, whom he “condemned totally.” Yet for the past several weeks, CNN has reported that Trump was referring to neo-Nazis as “very fine people” in
Beto O’Rourke, The Ultimate Limousine Liberal Gen Xer, Announces For Prez replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 12:48:59 PM Post Reply
Late last night, failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke confirmed to El Paso’s KTSM that he’s seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. This morning, he added a video to the mix, and Twitter exploded with furry jokes and fanfare (the way politics should be?).(Snip) “Whereas Obama is from the tail end of the baby boom, Beto O’Rourke is quintessentially Generation X, weaned on Star Wars and punk rock and priding himself on authenticity over showmanship and a healthy skepticism of the mainstream.” In other words, 2020 contender Beto is getting a heavy lift from the media.
Sunday Talks: Senator Ron Johnson Discusses National Emergency Declaration at Southern Border… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/17/2019 5:45:09 PM Post Reply
Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (U-DC) was one of the Tea Party backed senators who came in during the 2010 election and later aligned with the UniParty Decepticon caucus funded by the Chamber of Commerce and Tom Donohue. Senator Johnson wants to reform the National Emergencies Act to remove executive branch power and avoid the pesky problem when a President subverts the will of Wall Street and those who actually write legislation, The U.S. CoC and Business Roundtable. (Video)
President Trump Rightly Tells General Motors and UAW to Get Their Act Together – Lordstown Ohio, Auto-Plant… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 9:31:15 AM Post Reply
Calling attention to the brutally obvious is a key element to President Trump’s use of Twitter. In this example President Trump (the business executive) highlights how GM is shutting an Ohio auto-plant at the same time multiple auto manufacturers are expanding operations in the U.S. (tweet)President Trump is 100% correct. In just the past few months, specifically as an outcome of the USMCA, six auto companies have decided to massively expand U.S. operations and spend over $20 billion on auto-manufacturing investments in the U.S. It makes no sense for an existing auto plant to
De Blasio speaks to crowd of only 20 people in New Hampshire replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 9:44:05 AM Post Reply
CONCORD, NH — Mayor de Blasio’s ongoing tease of a presidential run didn’t exactly pull in the crowds during a campaign-esque event in the Granite State. Only 20 people showed up Sunday to hear the leader of America’s largest city hold a roundtable on mental health — including the 14 people on the panel and just six in the audience. There were also about six reporters on hand to make the room at the Sugar River Valley Regional technical school look a bit less empty.
"Pronounced Keer-sten" will make a fool of herself next Sunday replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 9:45:50 AM Post Reply
The media gushed over Democrat Senator Kirsten "pronounced Keer-sten" Gillibrand announcing she will announce her candidacy for president next Sunday in front of the Trump International Hotel. Sure, remind everyone of President Donald John Trump´s success in life long before he entered politics. I suppose there are dumber ways to officially announce yourself as a candidate for president. For instance, standing in a snowstorm while denouncing President Trump´s skepticism about global warming.
19 Corpses In Trash Bags Found in Mexican Canal replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 10:34:45 AM Post Reply
Mexican authorities are investigating the discovery of 19 bodies that were wrapped in black plastic bags and dumped into a canal in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, Jalisco. This is the second discovery of multiple bodies after cartel gunmen recently dumped seven other bodies near a highway. The gruesome discovery took place this week in the municipality of Ixtlahuacan de Los Membrillo. Agents with Jalisco’s State Attorney General’s Office and local firefighters searched for additional bodies and worked to identify the 19 victims.
Calling Out Around the World replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 3:00:13 PM Post Reply
All jihad is local, but all "Islamophobia" is global. So, if a Muslim of Afghan origin shoots up a gay nightclub in Florida and kills 49 people, that´s just one crazed loner and no broader lessons can be discerned from his act. On the other hand, if a white guy shoots up two mosques in New Zealand and kills 50 people, that indicts us all, and we need to impose worldwide restraints on free speech to make sure it doesn´t happen again. I´m ecumenical enough to mourn the dead in both gay clubs and mosques,
Media Silence Surrounds Muslim Massacre of Christians replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 8:27:18 PM Post Reply
Political leaders and public figures were falling over themselves this weekend to condemn the mosque attacks in New Zealand, while dozens of Christians were slaughtered by Muslims in Nigeria to the sound of crickets. The mosque attacks were indeed a horrific affair and worthy of universal condemnation. Presidents, prime ministers, royalty, and religious leaders rushed to extend their condolences to victims and their families — as well they should — while decrying the hate that purportedly motivated the shootings. Without exception, the mainstream media gave top billing to the shootings, with newspapers carrying the story on their front pages
Food Stamp Usage Falls to 37 Million for First Time Since October 2009 replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 8:29:34 PM Post Reply
Overall participation in America’s food stamp program fell to 37 million for the first time since October 2009, according to the latest statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The most recent USDA data revealed that 37,911,631 people received food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in December 2018, marking the lowest level of overall participation in the nation’s food stamp program in nearly ten years. The last time overall participation in food stamps reached this level was in October 2009, when 37,672,818 people were on the government dole, according to USDA data.
Graphic — Terrorist Cartel Boss near Texas Border Dismembers 16 in Six Months replies
Posted by earlybird 3/18/2019 8:32:36 PM Post Reply
The convicted terrorist leader of the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) faction of Los Zetas was singled out by authorities as the man behind a series of beheadings and mutilations intended to intimidate law enforcement and rival criminal organizations. According to Mexican federal and state authorities, gunmen for Hector Raul “El Tory” Luna Luna were linked to numerous mutilations and other high-impact crimes throughout Nuevo Leon. El Tory recently assumed control of CDN after an early release from a federal prison. The cartel boss was originally imprisoned for drug trafficking and a 2008 grenade attack on the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey.
The Mueller Report Will Be a Hit Job replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 8:39:44 AM Post Reply
The people who thirst for justice over Washington’s continued attempts to deny Donald Trump the power of the presidency make a mistake in treating Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe as an actual whodunnit. (Snip)The “who” that “dunnit” was none other than Barack Obama’s CIA and FBI turning that facial absurdity into probable cause to go fishing into the life of Donald Trump to find something, anything, that might damage him. The object of the Mueller probe was never to investigate collusion because nobody could possibly believe something so idiotic. It was to create suspense in stupid people
Duplicitous Merkel – German Chancellor Reneges on Wales NATO Agreement – Reduces Military Spending… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 5:10:35 PM Post Reply
Oh dear, this doesn’t bode well for those who are concerned about U.S. imposed 20% auto tariffs on EU, mostly German, automobiles. [NOTE: Pay attention to the timing here as it relates to Nord Stream 2] Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she will no longer uphold her prior agreement for NATO military spending. At the 2014 NATO meeting in Wales, all NATO members agreed they would immediately begin a process to increase their military spending to two percent of GDP. However, over time, and in direct contravention to the purpose of the effort, Germany (Merkel)
President Trump Wins SCOTUS Decision on Detainment and Deportation of Criminal Aliens… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 5:13:10 PM Post Reply
The Supreme Court reversed a prior 9th Circuit Court ruling restricting when illegal aliens could be detained and deported. The SCOTUS ruling (full pdf below) was in favor the Trump administration, allowing federal officials to detain and deport illegal aliens after they have served their time in the U.S. for other crimes regardless of whether they were picked up immediately or later, after criminal release. The 9th Circuit Court previously stated ICE would have to detain illegal aliens immediately after release or they would be exempt from later detainment.
Nice! Pentagon finds $12.8 billion for POTUS Trump’s border wall. replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 5:41:28 PM Post Reply
It appears it really will be another promise made and another promise kept by an American president who continues to confound his enemies and delight his tens of millions of supporters both in the United States and around the world.Via The Washington Examiner: The Defense Department has identified $12.8 billion in possible funding that it could use to fulfill President Trump’s call for a border wall. (Snip) said he wants to use $3.6 billion for border wall projects. The Pentagon’s list said it has found possible funding sources that are “in excess of the amount needed.”
John Walker Lindh, American ex-Taliban fighter, to be released in May, hasn´t denounced Islamism replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 6:17:33 PM Post Reply
John Walker Lindh, a former American Taliban militant convicted in 2002 for supporting the terrorist organization, is due to be freed in May. The former Islamist fighter, dubbed “Detainee 001 in the war on terror,” was arrested in 2001, just months after the Sept. 11 attacks and the start of the war in Afghanistan. Then just 20 years old, he was among a group of Taliban fighters who were captured by U.S. forces. Within a year, Walker Lindh was convicted of supporting the Taliban and sentenced to 20 years in prison —
Someone in State Department likely involved in bid to take down Trump: Herridge replies
Posted by earlybird 3/19/2019 11:18:19 PM Post Reply
Fox News’ chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge believes a claim by Republican North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows of a coordinated effort to hurt President Trump -- including "sitting ambassadors," the FBI and the Department of Justice -- also likely involves someone in the State Department. (Snip) “Because we have a pretty good sense now from these transcripts that have been revealed and then also records that were unsealed at the end last week in the defamation suit with BuzzFeed that … the government network was being pulsed with the dossier in the final months of the campaign and
President Trump Notes “Strange” Candidate Platform: Lower voting age, eliminate electoral college, increase SCOTUS Justices… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 6:22:49 AM Post Reply
In the past several days the 2020 Democrat candidates have been assembling a rather odd set of 2020 platform issues. President Trump notes it all seems rather “strange”: (Tweets)In addition to promoting infanticide; eliminating borders and Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) and banning guns; the Democrats have all signed on to The Green New Deal, which advocates for: raising taxes, paying people not to work, eliminating air travel, banning cows and rebuilding every structure in America to run on ‘sustainable energy’. The platform is now expanding to: lowering the voting age to 16; eliminating the electoral college; placing term
CNN Interviews Brad Parscale, Then Accidentally Notes the DNC 2020 Strategy… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 6:27:21 AM Post Reply
This is a little funny. CNN’s Dana Bash interviews President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale. The discussion is about the election, but on a granular level is really about data use in the 2020 election. (Snip) However, the more interesting aspect to the interview actually comes after the segment when CNN’s Jake Tapper happens to note what the DNC is attempting to do. Within Tapper’s remarks he happens to outline why the DNC is running the crew currently enlisted as candidates. Watch specifically at the 04:00 point.
Germany Furious at U.S. Ambassador for Calling Out Low Defense Spending replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 6:39:34 AM Post Reply
German politicians on Tuesday threatened to expel U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell over his sharp criticism of Germany’s low defense spending. Grenell took Germany to task for failing to meet its own spending goals, let alone its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Grenell responded on Monday to advance word that Germany’s new budget plan calls for defense spending to peak at 1.37 percent of national income in 2020, but then begin declining to 1.25 percent by 2023. NATO members are supposed to spend 2 percent on defense, a target the Trump administration has insisted upon
CNN’s Trump Hatred Results in Double Digit Rating Collapse replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 3:21:19 PM Post Reply
Last place CNN’s already humiliating ratings nosedived by double digits last week. (Snip)some ten days ago the far-left CNN launched a 24/7 jihad against President Trump, going so far as to question his mental health, his patriotism, blaming him for a mass murder in New Zealand, and serial lying about his response to Charlottesville. But this unhinged hate campaign obviously turned off a considerable number of Americans. When compared to this same week last year, CNN lost -16 percent of its primetime viewers and -17 of total day viewers; young people ran away screaming: In the
Two former USC football recruiters point out how administrator could have manipulated admissions replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 4:19:27 PM Post Reply
The federal investigators named their landmark case “Operation Varsity Blues” as a tongue-in-cheek nod to the hit late-’90s film depicting an obsessed football culture in small-town Texas. Yet, despite the clever name, only three of the students who allegedly wiggled their way into prominent universities through the college admissions bribery scandal were presented as fake football players. (Snip)The Los Angeles Times spoke Tuesday with two former USC football recruiting staff members who worked directly with Heinel to get real recruits admitted to the university. Both Eric Ziskin and Alex Rios said they had no knowledge of
Decepticon Paul Ryan Joins Fox News Board of Directors… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 4:35:47 PM Post Reply
A week after saying any Democrat who made the 2020 presidential race about “Trump’s personality” will beat him, Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch hires Paul Ryan to serve as a board member for the news organization. This announcement follows on the heels of Fox News hiring the former head of the DNC, Donna “Debate-Gate” Brazile,(Snip) in 2013 Fox News worked behind the scenes to facilitate the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform platform. Additionally, a year later, Murdoch himself advocated for Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as the preferred candidates in 2016, using Megyn Kelly to achieve their
Kale rejoins the ´Dirty Dozen’ list as one of the most contaminated with pesticides replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 6:20:35 PM Post Reply
For the first time in a decade, kale, Opens a New Window. the popular green leaf cabbage adored by health enthusiasts worldwide, has rejoined the ´Dirty Dozen´ list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues. On Wednesday, the Environmental Working Group released Opens a New Window. its annual Shopper´s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, which analyzes Department of Agriculture test data to identify which supermarket produce have the most --and least-- contamination. Researchers said they were shocked that kale made the list this year.
Border Patrol Nabbed 400 Illegals In Under 5 Minutes Yesterday replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 9:47:36 PM Post Reply
In the early morning hours on Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas, detained over 400 illegal immigrants in the span of five minutes. The first group of 194 illegal border crossers turned themselves in at 2:45 a.m. Just five minutes later, at 2:50 a.m., a second group of 252 people were apprehended just a few miles west of the first group. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the group consisted of mostly Central American families and unaccompanied children, in a press release. “Agents had already taken over 430 people into custody within the first three hours
Ocasio-Cortez Joins De Blasio In Call To Punish Asian Students replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 9:52:51 PM Post Reply
The battle over the admissions standards at New York City’s elite public high schools has heated up again. After having failed to change the standards last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is back at it, this time with some backup from celebrity freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. As usual, their impassioned pleas about the lack of black and Hispanic students completely ignores that it is Asian, not white, students who would bear the brunt of the proposed changes. At issue is the fact that these hyper-competitive high schools consider only a test score in deciding admissions
Congress Unloads on Pro-Iran Deal Forces in Trump Administration replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 10:19:11 PM Post Reply
Leading Republican senators are uniting against what they describe as a bid by some elements of the Trump administration to keep the Iran nuclear deal on life support via a package of waivers exempting Tehran and its allies from new sanctions spearheaded by President Donald Trump, according to multiple conversations with top congressional officials both on and off the record. (Snip)While President Donald Trump has promised a "maximum pressure" campaign to choke off Tehran´s resources, the State and Treasury Departments have advocated in favor of waivers permitting Iran to continue sensitive nuclear work as well as its lucrative oil
Abrams Discusses ‘Plotting’ for Days After Georgia Election: ‘Revenge Can Be Very Cathartic’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/20/2019 10:23:40 PM Post Reply
Defeated Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Tuesday she spent the 10 days between Election Day and her non-concession speech "plotting," telling an audience "revenge can be very cathartic." Abrams has claimed for months that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R.) used voter suppression methods as secretary of state to win, and she essentially deemed his victory illegitimate. She refused to concede on election night in hopes of forcing a runoff, and despite eventually losing by more than 50,000 votes, Abrams said the election was an "erosion of our democracy."
Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows Send Letter to AG Barr Requesting Update on McCabe Criminal Referral… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:30:14 AM Post Reply
With a few exceptions CTH is not a big fan of expecting congressional letters to deliver results and information. However, that said, I hope this is one of the exceptions. Representatives Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows send a letter (full pdf below) to Attorney General William Barr wanting to know what is the status of the criminal referral for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. The referral was made April 19th, 2018, approximately five days after the OIG published their report outlining McCabe’s lies.
Sperry Outlines the Post-Election Effort of Dan Jones To Continue The “Vast Russian Narrative”… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:34:03 AM Post Reply
It was previously noted how Senator Dianne Feinstein abdicated her position as Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, a Gang-of-Eight member, following the 2016 election. Senator Feinstein’s top aide was Daniel Jones; who, following the election, continued funding Christopher Steele and the Russia Conspiracy narrative.Paul Sperry has done some great follow-up research into Jones’ group, The Democracy Integrity Project; and how the team continued to collaborate with journalists, pushing the Russia Conspiracy, from January 2017 through to today.
Who needs Fox News? replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:38:01 AM Post Reply
Paul Ryan cashed in on his congressional career by joining the board of directors of Fox News. The channel also hired Donna Brazile, (Snip)Its strength was neoconservatism. Then Donald John Trump came along and neoconservatism was dead. Rather than build its commentary around President Trump, the network continued to favor neoconservatism over conservatism. So I would tune in for the Fox News All-Stars after the inauguration and find whatever President Trump did that day was wrong according to A.B.Stoddard, Stephen Hayes, and Chris Stirewalt, or whoever the panelists were that night.
Democrats blame Obama mistake on Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:47:33 AM Post Reply
John Podesta tweeted: "Good news for the planet: Federal judge demands Trump administration reveal how its drilling plans will fuel climate change." According to Reuters, "Tuesday’s ruling only pertains to 282 leases issued in Wyoming after five sales held in 2015 and 2016.” (Tweet) This happened before we elected Donald John Trump president. The ruling was against actions by Barack Hussein Obama´s administration. President Trump inherited the legal nightmare of leases granted improperly.
New Information Points To Obama-Era Ambassadors Involved In Plot To ‘Take Trump Down’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:52:52 AM Post Reply
Yet another sickening layer to the Deep State machinations that worked to delegitimize the votes of tens of millions of Americans and destroy a duly elected President of the United States…Via Zero Hedge: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) revealed that “sitting ambassadors” were involved in a plot to “take down” President Trump. (Snip)Meadows said that the release of new documents will “show” that US ambassadors conspired with the DOJ, reports the Washington Examiner. “It’s additional information that is coming out that will show not only was there no collusion, but there was a coordinated effort to take this president down,”
“It Wasn’t Russia. It Was Us.” replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 9:58:47 AM Post Reply
By now most reasonable-thinking folks understand the entirety of the Trump-Russia collusion hoax was little more than a multi-billion dollar Democrat-media-Deep State scam meant to discredit the results of the 2016 Election. What the below map also shows is just how truly widespread President Trump’s America-First message is to the nation’s voters. The radical left has spent decades pushing millions into high-population density centers (cities) whereby they become almost completely dependent upon government services in order to survive. This results in more voters for radical left Democrat candidates who repeatedly promise yet more
Facebook Might Decide You’re a Hater replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 10:07:41 AM Post Reply
AUSTIN, Tex.—Austin is the only city in America where Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could speak—as she did last week at the South by Southwest Festival—and listeners say, “She’s a little too conservative for my tastes.” That’s why it’s odd that, in my home state’s capital, this mini–San Francisco, this island of ultraliberalism, Facebook has hired several thousand “moderators” to police speech around the world. Call me old-fashioned, but I remember when liberal Democrats were First Amendment radicals.
McCain’s Key Role in Fueling Post-Election Trump-Russia Hysteria replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 10:18:56 AM Post Reply
In his 2018 book, The Restless Wave, the late Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) wondered aloud why he was sought out and given the infamous Steele dossier shortly after the 2016 presidential election. After suggesting that anyone who questioned his role in handling the political document was indulging in “conspiracy theories,” McCain offered his explanation: “The answer is too obvious for the paranoid to credit. I am known internationally to be a persistent critic of Vladimir Putin’s regime and I have been a long while.”
Report: Biden Advisers Consider Stacey Abrams as Running Mate replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 11:33:09 AM Post Reply
Advisers for former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign-in-waiting are debating whether to name failed gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as his running mate, a Thursday report says. According to Axios, Biden aides believe adding Abrams to the ticket would send a strong signal to voters that he’s not “just another old white guy.” The outlet said Team Biden isn’t going all-in on picking the rising progressive star just yet, worrying that the move could be received as a “gimmick” and open the former Vice President up to a new line of attacks.
Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive Training On It replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 3:24:32 PM Post Reply
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines surpassed many carriers by becoming one of the first to install a simulator to teach pilots how to fly the new Boeing 737 Max 8, but the captain of the doomed Flight 302 never trained on the simulator, according to people close to the airline’s operations. The people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because Ethiopian Airlines had not authorized disclosure of the information, said the carrier had the Max 8 simulator up and running in January, two months before Flight 302 crashed.
Crashed jets reportedly lacked key safety features because Boeing charged extra for them replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 4:37:07 PM Post Reply
Boeing jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia lacked two safety features in their cockpits because the company charged extra to install them. The features could have helped pilots detect erroneous readings, which some experts believe might be connected to the planes’ failures, The New York Times reports. Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed within five months of each other, were brand new but were not equipped with an angle of attack indicator or an angle of attack disagree light, the paper said.
‘Empire’ Ratings Plummet to Series Lows Following Jussie Smollett Arrest replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 5:05:20 PM Post Reply
Empire’s ratings suffered series-lows on Wednesday as fallout from actor Jussie Smollett being indicted for filing a false police report continues to plague the Fox drama. According to TheWrap, Empire garnered 4 million total viewers with a 1.1 demo rating/6 share. The program’s last series lows occurred in October of 2018 Halloween 2018, then drawing 4.2 viewers with a 1.2 rating. Empire returned midseason last week, drawing 4.4 overall audience members with a 1.3 rating. This week’s episode saw a demo drop of 18 percent and 9 percent overall.
Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Mollie Tibbetts Granted $3.2K in Taxpayer Money for Expert Witness replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 5:10:55 PM Post Reply
The illegal alien accused of murdering 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts in Brooklyn, Iowa, has been granted $3,200 in state taxpayer funds for an expert witness in the upcoming murder trial. In August 2018, Cristhian Bahena-Rivera, an illegal alien from Mexico, was charged with Tibbetts’ murder after police said he admitted to confronting and chasing down the young woman. Tibbetts’ body was found in a cornfield in Poweshiek County after a statewide search for her. The illegal alien lived in a region of Iowa that was surrounded by sanctuary cities, (Snip) worked on a dairy farm
Here’s Why Donald Trump Still Does Not Like John McCain replies
Posted by earlybird 3/21/2019 5:16:40 PM Post Reply
President Donald Trump explained why he did not like the late Senator John McCain, listing reasons why on Wednesday after taking the stage at an Ohio battle tank factory. Trump asked the hundreds of gathered employees if he should talk about his ongoing feud with the deceased senator. After several of the employees shouted “Yes!” Trump continued, “I have to be honest. I never liked him much. Hasn’t been for me. I really probably never will.” Here is Trump’s list of grievances: 1) McCain helped distribute the phony Russia dossier to the FBI and the media
Sanctimonious Comey Heads Toward the Exit… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 12:29:35 PM Post Reply
The pontificating, smug, condescending and sanctimonious former FBI Director; who appointed himself the arbiter of all moral virtue; is apparently attempting to steer his high-horse toward the exit of a Mueller narrative he created.In typical leftist fashion, James Comey now attempts to distance himself from the damage he created; and position his sheeple followers to accept the lack of actual substance behind his prior snake-oil promises. What an absolute fraud this guy is. It is stunning to think he once was the Director of the FBI… Then again, the 2.0 version in Christopher Wray isn’t much
Motive Synergy – Fox News Hires Joe Biden Former Chief-of-Staff….. replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 12:39:27 PM Post Reply
As they say… things get clearer with more data. The activity behind the curtain starts to make more sense. Thanks to an article from Newsmax we now get to see the fourth corner of the 2020 Fox News motives: NEWSMAX – The parent company of Fox News has hired a former top aide to Joe Biden as its chief lobbyist in Washington. (Snip)Now things start to make a lot more sense. Fox News Chairman and founder, billionaire Rupert Murdoch, has a long-held nickname: “Mr. Wall Street”. President Trump’s nationalist economic policies are directly adverse to the interests of
Constitutional Fairyland replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 2:10:59 PM Post Reply
Another week, a new harvest of insane Democratic pre-electoral hobby horses. Various of the numberless swarm of presidential aspirants in that party have glibly chimed in with their views of how to modify American government to assure a permanent “progressive” majority. Gathering steam now are absurd ideas to side-step the Electoral College, pack the Supreme Court, lower the voting age to 16, and divide the political rubble heap of California into three or four states to create more Democratic senators. All of this is nonsense, emanating from the same political fairyland
Hollow Globalism Drives Ilhan Omar’s Politics of Affectation replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 2:18:59 PM Post Reply
“The world,” “the planet,” and “other nations” get a lot of mentions in the speeches of newly elected members of Congress such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.). Each of them focuses on what can be done globally, usually at the expense of the United States. This calls into question whether they are here to represent their district constituents or if they are on a mission to submit America to global governance. Like a misguided college undergraduate, Ocasio-Cortez awkwardly intones the alleged merits of socialism, conveniently ignoring
Woke’s on You! replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 2:25:30 PM Post Reply
Those who doubt the operation of a beneficent, or at least an amusing, providence should consider the case of the British writer Titania McGrath. Margaret Ann Bulkley may have decided to move to South Africa and live her life as a man. But Titania McGrath, a Twitter sensation and the author of the forthcoming Woke: A Guide to Social Justice, is “a radical intersectionalist poet committed to feminism, social justice, and armed peaceful protest. A regular on the live-slam poetry scene, Titania regularly performs at arts festivals, deconsecrated churches, and genderqueer spiritual retreats.” Nice!
Police arrest ten ´jihadists´ in Germany who were ´plotting to use a car and guns to kill as many people as possible and had already hired a vehicle’ as knives are seized in raid replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 2:33:03 PM Post Reply
Ten suspected terror plotters have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning a jihadist attack with a car and guns. German prosecutors said the 10 suspects were under investigation for plotting to ´kill as many people as possible´. The suspects, ranging in age from 20 to 42, were detained in raids conducted by police in the region around Frankfurt earlier on Friday. (Snip) The main suspects were a 21-year old man from Offenbach, a city near Frankfurt, and two 31-year brothers from Wiesbaden, who were associated with the Islamist Salafist community in the area, prosecutors said.
Max Boot, Enemy of the Right replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 3:15:47 PM Post Reply
The neoconservative movement has always been more of an alternative left than a school of conservatism proper. Hence the right’s main enemy has long been not the left, but the phony, neoconservative right. For the right cannot realize conservative values—nationalist economics, immigration restriction, anti-interventionist foreign policy, opposition to “progressive” social issues like gay marriage and abortion—if the right itself effectively works with the left to advance the opposite values.
San Antonio Bans Chick-Fil-A From Airport Over ‘Anti-LGBTQ Behavior’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 3:59:34 PM Post Reply
The San Antonio City Council banned Chick-fil-A from San Antonio International Airport over “anti-LGBTQ behavior” as part of a new concession plan for the airport. District 1 City Councilman Roberto Treviño motioned to approve the Food, Beverage and Retail Prime Concession Agreement with Paradies Lagardère for the airport Thursday on condition Chick-fil-A be excluded from the agreement. Treviño asserted Chick-fil-A has a “legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior” and that such a business had no place in the city’s airport. (Snip) the restaurant would have liked to have had a dialogue with it prior to the decision.
Dossier-Tied Firm Pitches Reporters Daily on ´Collusion´ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 4:12:55 PM Post Reply
Key Democratic operatives and private investigators who tried to derail Donald Trump’s campaign by claiming he was a tool of the Kremlin have rebooted their operation since his election with a multimillion-dollar stealth campaign to persuade major media outlets and lawmakers that the president should be impeached. The effort has successfully placed a series of questionable stories alleging secret back channels and meetings between Trump associates and Russian spies, while influencing related investigations and reports from Congress. The operation’s nerve center is a Washington-based nonprofit called The Democracy Integrity Project, or TDIP.
Trump nominates Federal Reserve critic Stephen Moore to serve on its board replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 5:29:04 PM Post Reply
President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, who has been critical of Federal Reserve policy and its current chairman, to one of two vacant seats on the board. "I will be nominating Mr. Moore for the Fed," Trump said. "He´s going to be great." Moore, 59, previously served as a Trump 2016 campaign adviser and is currently a visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation. He also co-authored a 2018 book titled, "Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy."
Change to 737 MAX controls may have imperiled planes, experts say replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 5:44:19 PM Post Reply
NEW YORK/SEATTLE - Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co’s 737 used to shut off an automatic trim system that keeps the plane flying level, giving the pilot control.But Boeing disabled the “yoke jerk” function when it brought out the 737 MAX, the latest version of its top-selling jet - and many pilots were unaware of the change (Snip)A pair of switches on the center console between the pilots will turn off the automatic trim
President Trump Steps In To Stop Treasury Sanctions Against China During Trade Negotiations… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/22/2019 9:49:51 PM Post Reply
Yesterday the U.S. Treasury announced sanctions against two Chinese shipping firms for violating ongoing sanctions against North Korea [TREASURY HERE]. With USTR Robert Lighthizer and Secretary Mnuchin set to travel this weekend to Beijing for ongoing trade discussion, the sanction timing complicates the dance with the dragon. Subsequently President Trump sends the following tweet: (Snip)President Trump and USTR Lighthizer know the nuance and subtlety needed in the dance with the dragon. The larger issue of DPRK denuclearization, the bottom-line reason for the North Korea sanctions, will be solved within the U.S.-China trade discussion.
Important Report: McCabe and Page Text Messages Withheld From Congress by Corrupt DOJ Officials… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 12:47:08 PM Post Reply
All day long, even before the Mueller news broke, Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge has really been leaning-forward, giving insight into the pending Inspector General report by OIG Michael Horowitz. Herridge is one of those reporters who is careful not to get out in front of her skis. (Snip)We noted earlier how the specific emphasis of Ms. Herridge seemed to indicate the Horowitz report was closer to the surface of completion than previously thought. Immediately after the Mueller news broke (around 5pm EST), Herridge filed her first live report providing details of the Mueller report.
Special Counsel Official: “No Further Indictments”, “No Sealed Indictments”, The Mueller Probe is “Done”… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 1:30:40 PM Post Reply
With the Mueller Report completed; and with massive ‘splodey heads (beyond election night level) happening throughout leftist punditry and political analysts; there has been some last-gasp desperate clinging-to-hope speculation of looming “sealed indictments” that might exist in DC. Unfortunately, Laura Jarrett (daughter of Valerie Jarrett) delivered the bad news to her colleagues on CNN. After she spoke directly with a DOJ Official, and asked them if there was any possibility of sealed indictments existing/remaining. Alas, the answer was: “no, it’s over; everything is over; it’s done.“… WATCH:
POTUS Trump Gives Fox News The Cold Shoulder – Calls On OANN Instead… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 2:35:05 PM Post Reply
Fox News is currently in the Trump doghouse due to its temporary ban against the popular Judge Jeanine and the even more recent hiring of 2016 election fraud conspirator (she actually gave debate questions to Hillary Clinton ahead of time) and former DNC Chair, Donna Brazile. While walking past Fox News reporter John Roberts, who appeared very eager to field a question, President Trump shook his head and said, “NO” before then going to OANN reporter Emerald Robinson and taking a question from her. President Trump is clearly putting Fox News on notice. Message received.
Media Ignores Major Story About the Dossier—Again replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 2:47:51 PM Post Reply
Whispers about the late Senator John McCain’s involvement in spreading the infamous Steele dossier around Washington mostly have been a sidebar to the larger scandal. But the court deposition of David Kramer, a close associate of McCain who was part of a defamation lawsuit related to the dossier, now confirms McCain’s wider role. Explosive details in the deposition, (Snip) reveal how Kramer and McCain distributed the infamous Steele dossier to the media, the FBI, and Republican lawmakers after the November 2016 election. It’s now a harsh fact that one of Trump’s most powerful foes on Capitol Hill worked in
Victor Davis Hanson Essentially Called It in February replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 2:52:41 PM Post Reply
Robert Mueller’s investigation is done. There will be no more indictments and the existing indictments have nothing to do with his warrant—namely, claims that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign “colluded” with Russia to sway the 2016 presidential election. You’re hearing and reading a lot of spin (and wishful thinking) right now.(Snip) But if you would like a bit of prescient clarity about all of this, I suggest reading—or re-reading, as the case may be—Victor Davis Hanson’s essay, “Autopsy of a Dead Coup,” which made a bit of a splash in mid-February. Hanson essentially called what happened today
Immigration to America Is Not What It Used to Be replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 3:00:44 PM Post Reply
Speaking at a naturalization ceremony in Texas on March 18, former President George W. Bush said immigration to America “is a blessing and a strength.” He also said that “borders need to be respected,” and praised the work of border patrol agents, but that’s not what the media seized upon.(SnipGet it? George W. Bush has won his grim battle with history. Various photos showed him inviting dozens of new citizens up to the podium, including Muslims in headscarves, Hispanics, and Africans. Apparently including anyone of European descent would have been bad optics.
Oh, Brother: Schiff Is Already Preparing to Subpoena These People Over The Mueller Probe replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 3:36:40 PM Post Reply
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Friday told CNN´s Wolf Blitzer his committee is prepared to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Attorney General William Barr over the contents of Mueller´s report. If Barr withholds information Schiff and his buddies deem "significant." Schiff "If necessary, we will call Bob Mueller or others before our committee," Schiff explained. He also said he believes the House Judiciary Committee "called the Attorney General [William Barr]" before them. "At the end of the day, the (Justice) department is under a statutory obligation to provide our committee
Dem Rep. Lewis on Trump Impeachment Post-Mueller Report: ‘I Think That Day Will Come’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 3:47:54 PM Post Reply
Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) offered his thoughts on the completion of Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which was submitted to Attorney General William Barr a day earlier. Lewis insisted Congress will demand the report be released to the public. The Georgia Democrat also said he still believed President Donald Trump’s impeachment was still inevitable. “I think that day will come,” Lewis said when asked by Reid about impeachment prospects. “I don’t think he’s legitimate. I said it back at the end of the election. I still believe that today.”
Report: Biden Being Asked to Consider One-Term Pledge replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 5:28:33 PM Post Reply
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s advisers are reportedly asking him to consider pledging to just serve one term in office if he wins his party’s nomination and faces off against President Donald Trump in the general election. (Snip)Biden’s advisers are discussing “a possible pledge to serve only one term” and framing Biden’s 2020 campaign “as a one-time rescue mission for a beleaguered country.” Biden is reportedly “uneasy with the prospect of pledging up front not to seek re-election,” though, “believing that it would make him a lame-duck president before he even takes office and cripple his ability to get anything done.”
Barr Reviews Mueller Report – Pelosi Huddles With Team for Strategy… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 8:09:34 PM Post Reply
According to most media reporting AG William Barr is meeting with Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein today and reviewing the completed Mueller report. At the end of this review, according to statute, AG Barr will commission a “Principle Conclusion” summary report that he will deliver to congress.(Snip) it is likely the White House will be given the Principle Conclusion Summary around the same time as congress. The White House (executive branch) may also be able to review the full underlying documentation behind the summary…. that’s likely where the political fight for the ‘narrative’ will take place.
Key Findings Coming on Mueller Report — But Not Quite Yet replies
Posted by earlybird 3/23/2019 8:22:54 PM Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr spent Saturday reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Trump-Russia investigation, but Barr’s “principal conclusions” summary for Congress was not coming for at least another day. No summary for Judiciary Committee leaders — or the public — just yet, said a senior Justice Department official, speaking only on condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t authorized to publicly discuss the review process. Barr has said he expected to send his version to the lawmakers as soon as this weekend after determining what should be made public.
Democrats need to change the subject. Fast replies
Posted by earlybird 3/24/2019 10:16:34 AM Post Reply
Our beloved president, Donald John Trump, showed his very sane genius on Twitter today. He didn´t tweet. He let the Bungling Bob Mueller report sit atop the Drudge Report without a retort because the Mueller´s witch hunt has torpedoed his critics. Why would the president suddenly want to make the news about him?Mueller´s investigation failed to result in a single indictment of President Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Jared Kushner, the Trump Organization, or anyone in America for collusion.
A Review of the Barr “Principal Conclusion” Notification, Overlaying Three Years of Background Research… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:24:36 AM Post Reply
CTH is going to break down the AG Barr Principal Conclusion notification letter against more than three years of background research.(Snip) DOJ/FBI operation against Donald Trump goes back to 2015; the Mueller probe was a 2017 concluding chapter in the seditious conspiracy effort. I’m going to cite as much background as possible; however, this review encompasses so much granular history that some parts might be too complex for a person who only recently jumped into the story. Disclaimer: this outline does not fit the narrative from those who claim Mueller and Rosenstein are honorable men. They ain’t.
Alan Dershowitz Discusses the Conniving Political Duplicity of Team Mueller… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:30:26 AM Post Reply
Alan Dershowitz is exactly correct on the point; but he’s incorrect on the Mueller team’s motive. Team Mueller didn’t punt the Obstruction issue to the Attorney General because Mueller’s a coward…. Team Mueller punted the Obstruction issue because they specifically wanted to create room for The House to work an impeachment angle. It was a political decision. (Video)
Mediacide over Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:35:34 AM Post Reply
Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, hardly a fan of President Donald John Trump, had good news: Russiagate is the death of American media. He compared the press carrying of Democrat water in this case to the media´s unquestioning belief in government that Saddam Hussein had enough weapons of mass destruction to warrant an invasion in 2003. That seems an apt comparison. We in the media wanted to believe a war was justified, and so we never questioned what we were told. Worthless is the man or organization that does not learn from the past.
Trouble At The Poverty Palace replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:43:33 AM Post Reply
The Southern Poverty Law Center is misnamed for the following reasons: 1) SOUTHERN: Despite the fact that its headquarters are located in Alabama, it is aggressively anti-Southern by dint of the fact that it views Southern history as one giant stain against all things good; 2) POVERTY: Its endowment is close to a half-billion dollars, dwarfing that of the NRA and even the ACLU; 3) LAW: It is very selective in what laws it deems worthy of defending: For example, it equates the enforcement of current immigration laws with “hate.”
The Mueller Dud replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:59:28 AM Post Reply
The release on Sunday afternoon of Attorney General William Barr’s four-page summary of the Mueller report confirmed what everyone with a few brain cells and common sense knew two years ago: there was no collusion between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russian government. While the charge was ludicrous on its face, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report has now removed all doubt surrounding it. The shame of it is that the Mueller investigation—driven by hyperpartisanship and using the power of the legal and justice system to litigate political and policy differences by those who refused to accept the
Devin Nunes: hero of the republic replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 1:11:02 PM Post Reply
Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller concluded his investigation by exonerating President Trump of collusion with Russian forces during the 2016 election. (Snip)Right now I’d rather do something we don’t do enough. I’d like to take a moment to honor one of the heroes. And as is usual, that list is much shorter. And at the top of it is Devin Nunes, the congressman representing the rural central valley of California – a farming community – where he grew up a dairyman.
Now it is Obama´s turn replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 4:36:18 PM Post Reply
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.
The Mueller investigation could cost up to $35 million once all the expense reports are in replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 6:43:41 PM Post Reply
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.
Report: Mark Geragos is Co-Conspirator in Avenatti’s Alleged Extortion Scheme replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 7:22:42 PM Post Reply
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.
Two scoops of Trumpenfreude for Creepy Porn Lawyer replies
Posted by earlybird 3/25/2019 9:33:06 PM Post Reply
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.
WSJ: Time for Obama Admin to Account for ‘Historic Abuse of Government Surveillance Powers’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 12:22:04 AM Post Reply
Wall Street Journal assistant editor James Freeman and Sen. Rand Paul are on the same page: the Mueller report confirms it is now time for the Obama administration to account for its flagrant abuse of the surveillance powers of the federal government. (Tweet) While Democrats and other members of the “Resistance” flail about in the wake of news the Robert Mueller investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election, (Snip) the report confirms it is former President Barack Obama who “owes the country an explanation” for his
Obama and Pelosi Rally the Troops... replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 9:48:33 AM Post Reply
Nothing that happens with professional leftists is organic; everything is always planned, organized, astroturffed, constructed and schemed. Club officials control everything; plan everything; organize everything; and then enlist specific groups of designed foot-soldiers.(Snip)The Club is having a tough time controlling the newbies. The newest energetic leftists have demands… demands that are against the interests of the club. The club calls in Teh Lightbringer in an effort to regain control. The issue is serious. Can you imagine how desperate they are if they already need to go full Obama? Quite telling.
MSM Journalists Turn on Obama CIA Director John Brennan replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 9:55:53 AM Post Reply
Former Obama CIA Director John Brennan faced a day of reckoning on Monday, after the Special Counsel investigation did not establish there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia after extensive investigation. Although conservatives have long cast a wary eye at the former CIA director, whose hyper-partisan rants and high-profile role as a senior national security and intelligence analyst for NBC and MSNBC went beyond previous CIA chiefs in recent memory, mainstream media journalists, are now also questioning his credibility. ABC News Senior National Correspondent Terry Moran on Sunday tweeted, along with a clip of a
Jussie Smollett Has All Charges Dropped Against Him replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 2:11:15 PM Post Reply
Attorneys for Empire actor Jussie Smollett announced Tuesday morning that charges alleging he filed a false report with Chicago police regarding a hate crime against himself have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that the actor’s record “has been wiped clean.” Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs in downtown Chicago on January 29. Police and prosecutors have said the black and gay actor falsely reported to authorities
´Whitewash of justice´: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unloads after Jussie Smollett charges dropped replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 5:16:31 PM Post Reply
A visibly angry Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago police officers in unloading after the shocking decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett, who had been indicted for perpetuating a hoax hate crime to advance his acting career, diverting significant police resources. “This is a whitewash of justice and sends a clear message that if you’re in a position of influence and power you’ll be treated one way, other people will be treated another way," Emanuel said in a press conference(Snip) "There is no accountability then in the system. It is wrong — full stop.”
Corrupt As Hell – Chicago Prosecutor Joseph Magat Drops All Charges Against Jussie Smollett…. replies
Posted by earlybird 3/26/2019 5:27:14 PM Post Reply
In a stunning development Cook County Asst. State Attorney Joseph Magat decided to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett for perpetrating a hate hoax crime. All of the investigative evidence is solid; all of the evidence that proves Jussie Smollett did perpetrate the hoax is solid; and the police are angry with State Attorney Magat. It appears the Asst. State Attorney felt the crime was not really that big a deal.
Devin Nunes Prepares Criminal Referrals for Next Week Delivery to AG Barr… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 12:49:02 PM Post Reply
Things in DC are about to get ugly. Big ugly. Two MAGA freight trains are heading full-speed toward each other and there ain’t no spur between em’. The conductor of one engine is HPSCI ranking member Devin Nunes who will be sending criminal referrals to AG Barr next week based on existing evidence and testimony. The conductor of the opposing engine is Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, who wants AG Barr to ignore the criminal referrals and instead launch another Special Counsel which will be guaranteed to carry into the 2020 election year. Both are not backing down.
Rep. Doug Collins Releases Transcript From ‘Spygate’ Target George Papadopoulos… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 1:45:57 PM Post Reply
Earlier today House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, released the 239-page transcript (full pdf below) from testimony delivered by George Papadopoulos.(Snip)It is widely suspected, almost certain, that CIA Director John Brennan enlisted the help of U.S. and foreign intelligence assets to run operations against the Trump campaign. The objective was to give the false and manufactured appearance of compromise. Once the CIA established the possibility of compromise that opened the door for FBI investigation. It’s likely the operation run by Brennan targeting Papadopoulos is at the center of the two-page “EC” (electronic communication); an
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says She Told Senate Democrats to Vote ‘Present’ on Green New Deal replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 1:52:36 PM Post Reply
The Senate crushed the Green New Deal on Tuesday with a 0-57 vote against the resolution, with three Democrats and one Independent voting “no” and 43 Democrats voting “present.” Democrats tried to spin the resolution’s failure into a win for the radical proposal, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who introduced it last month and took credit for Democrats not voting in favor of the measure. (Snip)Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to respond to Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, who tweeted: “Why did Senate Democrats just duck a vote on your #GreenNewDeal?”
Obama´s legacy is the Smollett case replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 2:53:36 PM Post Reply
If Obama had a son, he would look exactly like Jussie Smollett.Chicago´s politicians dropped charges and wiped the record clean of Jussie Smollett because one of Michelle Obama´s many, many ladies-in-waiting called the person in charge of the investigation to pull some strings. How typical of the Obama Clan. Michelle also was behind the firing of Roseanne Barr for telling a joke about Valerie Jarrett. ABC´s president did the deed and six months later got a better job at Netflix which happened to hire the Obamas to produce shows.
The Chicago Way and Jussie Smollett replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 3:34:09 PM Post Reply
Over a century ago, Carl Sandburg captured the essence of the Second City in the verses of “Chicago.” (Snip) “And they tell me you are crooked, and I answer: Yes, it is true...” This crooked culture vaulted to national attention again Tuesday with the inexplicable dismissal of 16 felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett. Given the gravity of the allegations, combined with the ironclad prosecution evidence believed to be assembled against Smollett by the Chicago Police Department, the only reasonable conclusion regarding this dismissal involves the crooked “Chicago way” of influence-peddling.
The prosecutor who dropped Jussie Smollett´s charges says he believes the actor lied to the police replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 4:01:15 PM Post Reply
The prosecutor who dropped the charges against Jussie Smollett said he still believes the actor lied to the police about the racist and homophobic attack he allegedly staged in Chicago in January. In a surprise hearing Tuesday, Joe Magats, the first assistant state´s attorney in Cook County, Illinois, announced he decided to drop charges against Smollett.(Snip) The decision to drop the charges does not mean the actor was innocent or any new evidence was presented, Magats told CNN affiliate WLS. "We believe he did what he was charged with doing," he said. "This was not an exoneration.
Exclusive: Chicago Police Department’s complete investigative file of Jussie Smollett case replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 6:12:08 PM Post Reply
CWBChicago is posting the complete Chicago Police Department investigative file on the Jussie Smollett "hate crime" investigation that we have received in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. We have not read or reviewed the files for completeness or accuracy. (Snip)These files were provided by the Chicago Police Department in response to a FOIA request that CWBChicago submitted upon learning that the Cook County State´s Attorney´s Office had reached a sealed agreement to resolve Smollett´s criminal exposure in the case.
Kim Foxx Never ‘Formally’ Recused Herself from Jussie Smollett Case replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 7:00:31 PM Post Reply
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx never “formally” recused herself from the Jussie Smollett case ? contrary to the Chicago prosecutor’s public announcement that she had done so ? a spokesperson for the prosecutor confirms. In a statement Wednesday, Cook County State’s Attorney spox Kiera Ellis said Foxx “did not formally recuse herself or the [State’s Attorney] Office based on any actual conflict of interest. As a result, she did not have to seek the appointment of a special prosecutor.” (Snip) “was a colloquial use of the term rather than in its legal sense.”
Morris Dees’ Mesoaggressions replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 7:08:13 PM Post Reply
It was a bad week for polite society’s most respectable conspiracy theories, with the debunking of the Trump-Putin collusion allegation and more implosions among the conspiracy-theory-mongers at the Southern Poverty Law Center.(Snip)One conspiracy theory is that the current purges of the SPLC’s Old Guard are the result of a conspiracy by unnamed parties to get their hands on the nearly half-billion dollars in assets that supersalesman Dees has piled up in the SPLC’s onshore and offshore accounts over his 48 manic years of always-be-closing fund-raising. Which is getting us deeper into conspiracy theorizing than even I want to go…
Morris Dees’ Mesoaggressions replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 7:08:13 PM Post Reply
It was a bad week for polite society’s most respectable conspiracy theories, with the debunking of the Trump-Putin collusion allegation and more implosions among the conspiracy-theory-mongers at the Southern Poverty Law Center.(Snip)One conspiracy theory is that the current purges of the SPLC’s Old Guard are the result of a conspiracy by unnamed parties to get their hands on the nearly half-billion dollars in assets that supersalesman Dees has piled up in the SPLC’s onshore and offshore accounts over his 48 manic years of always-be-closing fund-raising. Which is getting us deeper into conspiracy theorizing than even I want to go…
Smollett Drama – Cook County State Attorney Now Says Sealing Case Was Done Accidentally… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 9:06:16 PM Post Reply
Whoopsie, Chicago State Attorney corruption is going into ludicrous mode. According to an interview with ABC7, Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx is now claiming all the activity to seal evidence in the Jussie Smolett case was done “inadvertently”. Yeah, yeah…. that’s the ticket. The keyboards and computers self-activated and typed up the motion to the Judge, and then convinced the clerk of courts to accept the motion filing all just accidental and stuff… or something. Nothing to see here, Russians! Gottabe…
FBI reportedly probing why Jussie Smollett charges were dropped replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 9:18:50 PM Post Reply
The FBI has launched a probe into the reasons why prosecutors decided to drop all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett — despite evidence that he allegedly staged a hate crime against himself, a report said Wednesday. The investigation was revealed one day after Chicago prosecutors suddenly abandoned the 16-count indictment into the “Empire” star, according to Chicago’s WLS -TV. The station cited two law enforcement sources for the information about the federal probe.
Hold the Pulitzers replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 9:40:01 PM Post Reply
The only people surprised that the special counsel’s investigation of Russian collusion did not confirm a lunatic conspiracy theory are consumers of the modern American media. For two years, our constitutionally protected guardians of the truth put out a stream of misinformation, promising viewers that Robert Mueller was going to reverse the outcome of the 2016 election. Everyone at fake news MSNBC, marginally less fake news NBC, and totally fake news CNN — hosts, guests, legal experts and national security analysts — should be told, Clean out your lockers. Put all your things in cardboard cartons.
This Chicago federal prosecutor could file fresh charges against Jussie Smollett replies
Posted by earlybird 3/27/2019 9:55:45 PM Post Reply
The decision to file a fresh set of charges against Jussie Smollett now rests in the hands of John Lausch, Chicago’s US Attorney who was handpicked by President Trump. (Snip) the FBI has been working with the Chicago police department since early in the investigation and processed all of the evidence in the case, cops have said. The feds and investigators with the US Postal Inspection Service have been also probing a death threat letter Smollett received a week prior to the purported beatdown. That means the “Empire” star could potentially face federal charges including obstruction of justice,
President Trump Lengthy Interview With Sean Hannity… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 11:44:44 AM Post Reply
Tonight President Trump called-in to Fox News host Sean Hannity for an unusually lengthy interview. The interview ran almost 45 minutes without commercial interruption. There are multiple breaking news aspects to this interview including President Trump affirming his intention to declassify all of the material previously discussed [See Here]. As CTH noted last year, President Trump stated his lawyers directly advised him against declassification because such action would be construed as obstruction. WATCH:
Trump will release the FISA warrants replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 11:51:31 AM Post Reply
Timing is everything. With the Mueller report in, President Donald John Trump is about to lay the trump card down. Sean Hannity asked him on national TV whether he plans to release the FISA warrants that allowed the Obama administration to spy on him. "I do, I have plans to declassify and release. (Snip) I have some very talented people working for me, lawyers, and they really didn´t want me to do it early on. ... A lot of people wanted me to do it a long time ago. I´m glad I didn´t do it. We got a great result without
Check Out Leaked Text Between Obama Aide & Prosecutor Who Dropped All Charges Against Jussie Smollett replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 12:00:15 PM Post Reply
Actor Jussie Smollett is said to have repeatedly lied to authorities and then continued to perpetrate a dangerously divisive hoax via an all too willing media. So says a grand jury and the Chicago police.(Snip) Well, today we see what might be the beginnings of yet another Obama-related scandal. Below is a leaked text message from Obama aide Tina Tchen and prosecutor Kim Foxx (who is also very close to Democrat presidential candidate, Kamala Harris) in which Tchen is directly acting as an advocate on behalf of Smollett.
Proposed Voting Changes Are About Power, Not Principles replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 12:04:18 PM Post Reply
Progressive candidates and new Democratic representatives have offered lots of radical new proposals lately about voting and voters. They include scrapping the 215-year-old Electoral College. Progressives also talk of extending the vote to 16- or 17-year-olds and ex-felons. They wish to further relax requirements for voter identification, same-day registration and voting, and undocumented immigrants voting in local elections. (Snip)All these proposed modifications are aimed at changing the nature of the electorate and the method of voting in order to change results. In reductionist terms, new rules and new voters reduce the relative voting clout of law-abiding adult citizens.
Abrams Adviser Rips ‘Exploitative’ Biden’s ‘Entitlement’: ‘He Wants Her to Save His Ass’ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 12:07:54 PM Post Reply
An adviser to failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Wednesday evening ripped former Vice President Joe Biden for his “entitlement” for wanting Abrams “to save his ass” in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. In a BuzzFeed report that details the blowback from Abrams’ supporters that even surprised Abrams after various outlets reported that Biden was considering naming Abrams as his vice presidential pick when he announces his candidacy, an Abrams adviser told the outlet that the stories were “particularly exploitative” because “Biden couldn’t be bothered to endorse Stacey in the gubernatorial primary.”
DHS: Border Crossings Reach 4,100 Migrants in One Day replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 12:14:24 PM Post Reply
The number of migrants daily crossing the U.S. border hit a decade-long record of 4,100 on Tuesday, says border commissioner Kevin McAleenan. According to the Washington Post: McAleenan said the agency detained more than 4,100 migrants Tuesday, the highest one-day total at the border in more than a decade, and agency projections have border apprehensions on pace to exceed 100,000 this month — an increase of more than 30 percent. By comparison, at the height of the last border crisis, in May 2014, agents apprehended more than 68,800 migrants that month.
Chicago police to bill Jussie Smollett for cost of hate crime probe replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 2:20:21 PM Post Reply
Chicago officials incensed by prosecutors’ abrupt and largely-unexplained decision to drop all charges against “Empire” star Jussie Smollett plan to slap the actor with a “bill” for the cost of the investigation, authorities said Thursday. “The City of Chicago will be sending Mr. Smollett a bill,” said Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. “From a 30,000-foot view, the bill will include the hours, the overtime, the financial costs and the resources that were used” in probing what the Windy City’s cops, mayor and even prosecutors still believe was a hoax, Guglielmi said.
Jessica Tarlov: Schiff, Swalwell, should present the collusion evidence they said they had against Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 4:49:58 PM Post Reply
Democratic strategist and Fox News contributor Jessica Tarlov called on House Democrats to release their findings from their ongoing Russia probes that allegedly incriminate President Donald Trump. Long before Special Counsel Robert Mueller determined that the Trump campaign did not collude with Russia during the 2016 election, several Democratic lawmakers including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif told numerous media outlets that they had seen “plenty of evidence” that proved collusion existed. (Snip)Tarlov began by insisting that Democrats will accept the Mueller’s findings once his report is made public.
Rand Paul Explains His Text That Former CIA Director John Brennan Pushed Steele Dossier… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 6:48:28 PM Post Reply
Rand Paul appears on Fox and Friends to explain why he now believes that John Brennan was the Obama-era official who helped create and then push the Steele Dossier into the bloodstream of the intelligence community. This links back to Brennan in July 2016. (Video)All research indicates CIA Director John Brennan enlisted the help of U.S. and foreign intelligence assets to run operations against the Trump campaign early in 2016. The objective was to give the false and manufactured appearance of compromise. Once the CIA established the possibility of compromise that opened the door for FBI investigation.
Nellie Ohr Transcript Released (full pdf below)… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 6:56:21 PM Post Reply
Nellie Ohr is the wife of DOJ official Bruce Ohr. Mrs. Ohr was hired by Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS) to conduct opposition research of Donald Trump in late 2015. Nellie Ohr’s work was used by Christopher Steele in assembling a Dossier then shared with the DOJ and FBI to target President Trump. (Snip)The implication here is that Nellie Ohr approached Fusion-GPS owner Glenn Simpson for a job; essentially to work on political opposition research files Fusion-GPS was assembling in 2015. This is distinctly different from Glenn Simpson seeking out Nellie Ohr,
IPBA blasts Kim Foxx for handling of Smollett case: She ´misled the public´ replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 7:56:02 PM Post Reply
The Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association has released a statement, ripping into State´s Attorney Kim Foxx´s handling and dismissal of the Jussie Smollett case. (Snip) "The Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association serves as the voice for nearly 1,000 front line prosecutors across the State who work tirelessly towards the pursuit of justice. The events of the past few days regarding the Cook County State’s Attorney’s handling of the Jussie Smollett case is not condoned by the IPBA, nor is it representative of the honest ethical work prosecutors provide to the citizens of the State of Illinois on a daily basis.
Nellie Ohr, wife of DOJ official, did extensive oppo research on Trump family, aides: transcript replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 8:03:25 PM Post Reply
Nellie Ohr, the wife of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, did extensive opposition research on Trump family members and campaign aides while working for the firm behind the salacious anti-Trump dossier in 2016, according to a newly released transcript of her closed-door interview with Congress. (Snip) While she largely did not work on the dossier itself, her research included looking into alleged relationships between then-candidate Donald Trump and Russian organized crime, the interview shows. She revealed that she was also instructed to conduct research on members of the Trump family, as well as individuals associated with the Trump campaign.
FBI must hand over docs used to keep Comey memos secret, judge rules replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 8:06:21 PM Post Reply
Over the objections of the FBI, a federal judge on Thursday sided with CNN in an ongoing lawsuit seeking to make public what the bureau said in two secretive court declarations in October 2017, as part of its aggressive efforts to keep memos documenting former FBI director James Comey´s meetings with President Trump hidden. Comey´s memos, whose existence was ultimately leaked with Comey´s knowledge and which were later obtained by Congress in redacted form, became a catalyst for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017.
Jussie Smollett Throws Two Innocent Black Men to the Wolves replies
Posted by earlybird 3/28/2019 8:29:47 PM Post Reply
Disgraced Empire star Jussie Smollett poses as a left-wing Social Justice Warrior (SJW) even as he throws two innocent black men under the wheels of the criminal justice system. The Osundairo Brothers, Abel and Ola are not completely innocent. Their attorney has already admitted both were willing participants in Smollett’s obscene plan to stage a hate crime hoax. It was their job to perform the attack while wearing ski masks and red baseball caps so Smollett could blame the assault on white, racist, homophobic Trump supporters. So, no, they are not completely innocent.
AG William Barr Notifies Congress Mueller Report Will Be Available Mid-April… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/29/2019 7:30:11 PM Post Reply
The Robert Mueller report on the investigation into Russia’s election interference will be made public by mid-April according to a letter sent today from Attorney General William P. Barr. The White House will not see the document before he sent it to Congress. According to AG Barr the full report is going through the intelligence review process for classification and removal of sensitive material, as well as grand jury evidence. [pdf Link to Letter] Here’s the letter:
Corruption Junction – Federal Judge Rules on Comey Memos – Release for Review “Clean and Unredacted” by April 1st… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/29/2019 7:54:14 PM Post Reply
There’s a somewhat sketchy background here that’s a little bit more granular and important than current reporting is outlining. The redacted Comey memos were originally released to congress and the media. However, the unredacted memos - and more importantly the reason for the redactions – has never been held up to scrutiny. As noted by Fox News: “Washington District Court Judge James E. Boasberg (Snip) issued an order Wednesday demanding the FBI hand over “clean and unredacted copies of the documents in dispute here,”
Trump Threatens to Close Border With Mexico Next Week replies
Posted by earlybird 3/29/2019 8:03:52 PM Post Reply
Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared on Friday he is likely to shut down America´s southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration. Such a severe move could hit the economies of both countries, but the president emphasized, "I am not kidding around." "It could mean all trade" with Mexico, Trump said when questioned by reporters in Florida. "We will close it for a long time.” (Snip)In Florida, he didn´t qualify his threat with "or large sections,"
Republicans in Congress Finally Went Wolverine on Schiff... replies
Posted by earlybird 3/29/2019 8:15:47 PM Post Reply
Great job team. This is exactly what’s needed. More of this trumpet… keep fighting back with the atomic sledgehammer of truth. HPSCI committee member Mike Conaway tells HPSCI Chairman Adam Schiff he’s a corrupt, lying, disengenuous crapweasel. The calls from Republicans for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) to step down as head of the House Intelligence Committee have been loud following the release of the four-page Mueller report summary. On Thursday, the request for Schiff’s resignation was made right to the Chairman’s face. Crapweasel Schiff was triggered…(Video)
Chicago Warns Jussie Smollett: Repay $130,000 in 7 Days or Face Prosecution for Lying replies
Posted by earlybird 3/29/2019 11:06:45 PM Post Reply
The City of Chicago on Thursday warned Empire actor Jussie Smollett that he could be prosecuted for lying if he fails to repay the the six-figure cost of the Chicago Police Department’s investigation into his alleged hate hoax in the next seven days. In a letter written by Edward Siskel, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s senior legal adviser, Smollett is accused of making “false statements,” which led law enforcement to divert “resources from other investigations and undermining the criminal justice system.”(Snip)
What’s In The Full Mueller Report?… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/30/2019 8:35:52 AM Post Reply
First things first. We cannot approach the analysis of Robert Mueller or any of the officials within the closed-circle of the DC fiefdom from a reference drawn from our own personal experiences. The people we are discussing are not connected to a frame of reference carried by 99% of the American population. The DC elites are people born to live in a hierarchy of power and position disconnected from any external tribe. Their sense of self-importance is affirmed by perceived status and expressed through their daily conduct. A world of think-tanks, superiority training, traditions and policy-making
Best economy in 53 years replies
Posted by earlybird 3/30/2019 8:44:55 AM Post Reply
Throughout the 2016 campaign, elitists said Donald John Trump wanted to bring back the 1950s. A New York Times headline mocked, "Voters Who Long for ´Leave It to Beaver.´" Well, he´s already returned us to 1966. This time without the war. The University of Michigan´s latest monthly survey showed consumer sentiment rose to 98.4 from February’s 93.8. (Snip)So while the media and other Democrats chased their tails looking for collusion with Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale, President Trump was fixing the economy. Those job the idiot Obama said are not coming back came back.
They don´t believe in America replies
Posted by earlybird 3/30/2019 8:56:51 AM Post Reply
Eric Holder was born in the Bronx at a great time to be a black American. Second-class citizenship ended when he was 13. (Snip)And yet, Holder tweeted sarcastically, "Exactly when do you think America was great?"Mike Pence responded with pictures of Washington crossing the Delaware, Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima, Neil Armstrong planting the flag in the moon, and Martin Luther King delivering the "I Have a Dream" speech. Holder knows better.Two of those events happened in his lifetime, one when he was 11 and one when he was 18.
Beware of Obama’s Outrage Trap – Susan Rice’s “By The Book” Memo… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/31/2019 1:20:29 PM Post Reply
With the Mueller probe coming to a close, there is increased focus on congress (Lindsey Graham and/or Devin Nunes), along with President Trump, beginning a process toward accountability for those who constructed the Russia collusion/conspiracy hoax. However, amid the increased calls for sunlight and accountability, there are well-intended voices walking perilously close to an outrage trap.The issue(s) surround President Obama and high-ranking Obama intelligence officials, notably: Comey, Clapper, Brennan and Yates, intentionally lying and/or misrepresenting issues to president-elect Donald Trump and the transition team in/around the transition period and shortly after the January 20, 2017, inauguration.
34% at Trump´s Michigan rally were Democrats replies
Posted by earlybird 3/31/2019 1:42:46 PM Post Reply
Brad Parscale, Donald John Trump´s 2020 campaign manager, told Jesse Watters last night that 34% of the people who attended the president´s rally in Grand Rapids were registered Democrats. Parscale knows that because people needed to give the campaign their cellphone numbers to get tickets. The campaign then used the information to check their voting record.Google and Facebook have some competition. Parscale is working on the mother of all GOTV efforts. (Get Out The Vote.)(Snip)harvesting a million voters a month in key states
One Bad Apple replies
Posted by earlybird 3/31/2019 2:07:42 PM Post Reply
NEW YORK—This place feels funny, a bit like Beirut, where Christians, Muslims, Druze, and encamped Palestinians live together but separately, with one or two million Syrian refugees completing the mix. Over here the once-ruling WASPs are dead and buried, having moved to their country clubs in the suburbs and irrelevance. The Jews are in like Flynn, ruling Wall Street, the real estate market, and the television networks. The Chinese are creeping up, having bought more real estate in Manhattan alone than ISIS has lost in Syria and Iraq.
Autopsy: Migrant child who died in US custody had infection replies
Posted by earlybird 3/31/2019 2:44:00 PM Post Reply
The 7-year-old migrant girl from Guatemala who died while detained by the US Border Patrol succumbed to a bacterial infection, according to an autopsy released Friday. Jakelin Caal Maquin died on Dec. 8, a day after she and her father crossed the US border into a remote part of New Mexico in a group of 163 migrants.(Snip)The medical examiner determined her death was natural and caused by “sequelae of streptococcal sepsis,” according to the report.
Sunday Talks: Mick Mulvaney -vs- Jake Tapper… replies
Posted by earlybird 3/31/2019 9:02:45 PM Post Reply
Acting chief-of-staff Mick Mulvaney appears on CNN for an interview with furrowed brow Jake Tapper. In this segment the issue is border security, an ongoing crisis at the border, and President Trump’s intent to close the U.S-Mexico border. Furrowed admits there is a crisis at the border and then makes the claim that “investing” in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador “is working” to reduce the outflow of illegal aliens. (Snip) “if it’s working so well, then why are the people still coming?”… Furrowed is left staring at the response like a cow just licked him
Joe Biden’s affectionate, physical style with women comes under scrutiny replies
Posted by earlybird 4/1/2019 12:01:14 AM Post Reply
In some of the photos, Joe Biden is behind the women, his hands on their shoulders, as he whispers in their ears. He embraces Hillary Clinton, his hands around her torso. He kisses a young girl’s head, his fingers framing her face, as she looks blankly toward the camera. This affectionate and sometimes intimate physical style is one of the former vice president’s trademarks, a defining feature of the warm and upbeat persona he has built during more than four decades in the national spotlight.
Mark Levin Interviews John Solomon and Sara Carter…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/1/2019 12:12:00 PM Post Reply
Journalists Sara Carter and John Solomon sit down for a lengthy discussion of the multi-year weaponization of the DOJ, FBI and intelligence apparatus to target Donald Trump and his administration. This is the biggest political scandal of our lifetime. (Snip)Every person who has read the extensive research into this conspiracy MUST contact their representatives and let them know that We The People are fully aware of the actions that took place; and we will NOT accept any effort to cover-up what has happened. That notification is our first step. This is what we can do. ‘A republic
Who kneecapped Biden? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/1/2019 1:10:15 PM Post Reply
Five years after the fact, Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores came forward with a story that Joe Biden gave her an unwanted kiss. (Snip)Somebody wants Biden out of the race. Hence, Flores told her tale and Matt Drudge linked it. I am guessing this is the work of the Obamas. They saw Plugs up close for eight years. They know him. They know he is too impulsive to be president, which would stain Obama´s legacy. That was why the Obamas supported their arch-enemies, the Clintons, last time. Michelle has made it plain that she wants a Woman of Color as the nominee.
Lady Frijoles´ after blasting a Mexican migrant shelter for feeding her ´pig food´ of beans and tortillas is arrested in Texas for ´assaulting a woman with a gun´ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/1/2019 8:07:12 PM Post Reply
A Honduran mother who was dubbed ´Lady Frijoles´ after she blasted a migrant shelter in Mexico for feeding her ´pig food´, has been arrested in Texas for allegedly assaulting a woman with a gun. Mirian Zelaya Gómez, 38, and her sister, Mirna Zelaya Gómez, 33, were apprehended in Dallas early morning on March 27. Both have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Each are being held at the on a $10,000 bond. The alleged assault victim is thought to have been the owner of the property Mirna Zelaya Gómez rents in Dallas, according to reports.
Retired justice seeks special prosecutor probe of Foxx in Smollett case replies
Posted by earlybird 4/1/2019 9:12:17 PM Post Reply
Former Illinois Appellate Court Justice Sheila O’Brien today said she will personally petition the courts to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the Jussie Smollett false hate crime case. “This is exhausting, but it has to be done,” O’Brien said this morning in an op-ed published by the Chicago Tribune. “We deserve answers. We deserve open court files. We deserve transparency in every case.”O’Brien, 63, retired from the First District Appellate Court in 2011 after 16 years of service. She previously served nine years as an Associate Judge.
Carter Page Had a More Important Use Beyond a FISA Warrant…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:01:12 AM Post Reply
t has never made sense that U.S. Person Carter Page was an FBI witness from 2013 through to March/May 2016 and yet in October 2016, to achieve a FISA warrant, the FBI called him an agent of a foreign government. [FISA APPLICATION]It just never made any sense; perhaps, until today. Put yourself in the mindset within the highly political small group at the DOJ and FBI who have a plan to help Hillary Clinton win the presidency. From October 2015 through early March 2016 Fusion GPS was assembling opposition research on all the GOP candidates. However, mid-March
Update: Federal Judge Extends Review/Release Date for Comey Memos – “Clean and Unredacted” Now Due April 8th… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:06:30 AM Post Reply
Grrr. Delayed ! This one is under the radar, and yet may be a big reveal. Federal Judge delays compliance and production day to April 8th… (image - Minute Order) Original story below. There’s a somewhat sketchy background here that’s a little bit more granular and important than is being outlined. The redacted Comey memos were originally released to congress and the media. However, the unredacted memos -and more importantly the reason for the redactions– has never been held up to scrutiny.
Press goes Code Avocado against Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:12:27 AM Post Reply
Reuters reported, "America would run out of avocados in three weeks if Trump shuts down the U.S.-Mexico border." Fox News reported, "America would run out of avocados in weeks if Trump shuts border with Mexico, grower warns.” (Snip) "The Real National Emergency: We Could Run Out of Avocados in 3 Weeks If Trump Shuts Down the US/Mexico Border." The Daily Wire reported, "Holy Guacamole! Avocado Growers Say U.S. Will Run Out Of Avocados In Three WEEKS If Trump Seals Border." How can you take seriously an occupation that repeatedly dives off the deep end over the tiniest of items?
How journalists dodge exposes replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:18:28 AM Post Reply
Reporters Irin Carmon and Amy Brittain of the Washington Post had a terrific story. Three women at CBS told them Jeff Fager, veteran executive producer of "60 Minutes," had sexually harassed them. One woman gave very graphic details, which New York magazine quoted so I don´t have to. According to Carmon´s account in that magazine, Fager pulled some strings and got the expose spiked. This was in March 2018. Six months later, CBS fired Fager for -- yes -- sexual harassment.
Did Bruce Ohr’s Testimony Defuse a NYT Bombshell? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:31:11 AM Post Reply
As the congressional testimony of key figures in the so-called Russiagate scandal becomes public, some of it provides a basis to question the veracity of news reporting that often appeared to give cover for the same officials who participated in the scheme. For example, the recently-released testimony of Bruce Ohr does not substantiate a bombshell September 2018 New York Times story that claimed Ohr was leading a secret operation to turn Russian oligarchs connected to Vladimir Putin into FBI assets. (Snip)But nowhere in Ohr’s 268-page testimony does he mention an “oligarch-flipping” plan.
Social Justice Is at Odds with American Ideas of Justice replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:38:13 AM Post Reply
What is justice? This complicated question is the subject of much study by philosophers, lawyers, clergy, and laymen. It is often easier to determine the metes and bounds of justice from what it is not than to define what it is in the abstract. Unfair procedures, treating the rich differently from the poor, racial discrimination, or the infusion of bribery and perjury into criminal procedures strike almost everyone as forms of injustice. (Snip)Anglo-American justice fundamentally is an individual affair. The question it normally confronts is whether a particular person committed a particular offense.
Take a Torch to the Faux Shaming replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:44:49 AM Post Reply
Tyranny gets more efficient, and subtle, with time. (Snip) If you’ve got any relationship to any of the intersectional oppression classes (male, white, heterosexual, Christian, Jewish, employer, investor), then it is very clear that any reasoned defense of your positions will not be tolerated. Dare to make the ghastly mistake of getting “uppity” (i.e., being so sure of your position that you laugh at those who mock you), you will be labeled unclean and outside the camp—a social and economic leper. Expect the relationship killing epithets to be applied: racist, bigot, hatemonger, along with the various shades of phobia
Navy to add 30 destroyers in massive warship expansion replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:50:08 AM Post Reply
The Navy’s ambitious fleet-size expansion relies upon a massive increase in heavily armed Destroyers able to launch long-range attacks, fire interceptor missiles, defend carrier strike groups and engage in massive open blue water warfare. Within the next 15 years, the Navy plans to add as many as 30 DDG 51 Destroyers, including 22 new, high-tech DDG 51 Flight III warships and eight state-of-the-art DDG 51 Flight IIA destroyers. Prioritizing such a large number of these warships offers an interesting analytical window into Navy thinking about the next five decades of ocean war.
Representative Doug Collins Releases Testimonial Transcript of Bill Priestap… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 5:31:47 PM Post Reply
Today House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins releases the transcript of testimony (full pdf below) from former FBI Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap. Director Priestap was the immediate supervisor of FBI Agent Peter Strzok. According to earlier reporting of this testimony Mr. Priestap noted how agent Strzok often worked around him in direct communication with FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Additionally, Strzok had a working relationship with former CIA Director John Brennan that also worked around Priestap. Brennan used Strzok as an author for the December 29, 2016 Joint Analysis Report on Russian measures; and the January 2017
Hispanics Rally to Trump, Boosting His 2020 Chances replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 6:37:48 PM Post Reply
Get ready for the anti-Trump “resistance” to go truly loco, because new polling data indicates Hispanic support for the president is swelling, a trend that could seal his 2020 re-election victory. When I helped lead the Trump Hispanic Advisory Council in 2016, our effort was widely derided by skeptics certain that the narrative of Trump as anti-Latino would doom his candidacy, particularly in heavily Hispanic states like Florida. But that November, Hispanics saw through the media smears and Trump massively outperformed dour expectations, actually surpassing Mitt Romney’s 2012 percentage among Latino voters. Since then, prospects have only
Report: Alliance of American Football Will Suspend All Football Operations replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 6:44:19 PM Post Reply
The Alliance of American Football will be suspending all football operations within the next few hours, a source with knowledge of the situation tells ProFootballTalk. The league, which already needed an in-season influx of $250 million to make it this long, is not folding yet but it is on the verge of doing so. (Snip) With two weeks left in the season, the AAF won’t be able to finish its inaugural year without about $20 million of cash coming its way.On the other end of the spectrum, the XFL appears to be in a good shape
Video Shows Migrants Abusing Children at Arizona Border Fence replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 10:56:09 PM Post Reply
A video published by ABC News shows a group of migrants abusing young children who appear to be in no imminent danger by forcing them under a razor-wire lined border fence in a water-filled ditch. The children scream in terror as the adults force them into the cold water and submerge them while passing them under the concertino wire-lined border barrier.“The blades of the concertina wire ensnare shirts and jackets of asylum seekers who are dunked into the 55-degree water, wading through the drainage ditch just yards from the San Juan del Rio Colorado border crossing,”
Lori Lightfoot wins Chicago mayoral race, to become city´s first black woman mayor replies
Posted by earlybird 4/2/2019 11:15:09 PM Post Reply
Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot was elected Chicago mayor on Tuesday, becoming the first black woman and first openly gay person to lead the nation´s third-largest city. Lightfoot, 56, defeated Toni Preckwinkle, who served in the City Council for 19 years before becoming Cook County Board president. Lightfoot has never been elected to public office; she and her wife have one daughter. (Snip) Lightfoot promised to rid City Hall of corruption and help low-income and working-class people she said had been "left behind and ignored" by Chicago´s political ruling class.
UPDATE: Waco “Twin Peaks” Shootout – All Charges Dropped, Not a Single Successful Prosecution… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:00:35 AM Post Reply
Here’s an update to a story we covered in detail for quite a while. (Snip) After four years of seriously sketchy prosecutorial conduct, likely trying to cover up the number of people killed by police and SWAT units as they shot into the crowd, the McLennen county district attorney has dropped all charges against the bikers involved in the Waco “Twin Peaks” brawl. That means the old DA and the new DA were not able to achieve a single successful prosecution of any of the 177 bike club members, after the entire group was originally rounded up and locked in
Confirmed: Nellie Ohr Lied About Ham Radio To Congress… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:04:46 AM Post Reply
Nellie Ohr is the wife of DOJ official Bruce Ohr. Nellie Ohr, a specialist in Russian matters, was also a contract employee of the CIA (Snip) Nellie Ohr was hired as a contract agent by Fusion to work on the ‘Trump Project’ assembling political opposition research that was later shared with another Fusion GPS contract employee, Christopher Steele, and compiled into the ‘Steele Dossier’. It always seemed sketchy that at the same time Nellie Ohr began communicating with Christopher Steele and other governmental participants associated with the Steele Dossier, May 2016, she applied for a Ham Radio License
“Welcome to the world, Joe. You having a good time?” replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:08:53 AM Post Reply
The kneecapping of Joe Biden amuses me. When the first woman accused him of what we all witnessed when he was in the White House, my only question was who was taking him out? President Donald John Trump also is amused. At a fund-raiser for Republicans last night, our president roasted Biden and his party. The Donald said, “We’re going into the war with some socialist. It looks like the only non, sort of, heavy socialist is being taken care of pretty well by the socialists, they got to him, our former vice president. I was going to call
Why McCain still stinks replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:18:15 AM Post Reply
We usually allow the dead to rest in peace because they no longer can defend themselves. But by using his funeral to get one last lick in on his opponents -- Republicans -- John McCain relinquished any claim to such decency.(Snip)It is not that I care how he treated President Donald John Trump; he gives as good as he gets. McCain´s banning of Sarah Palin from his funeral was -- in her words -- a gut punch. No gentleman hits a lady. And a commissioned officer never treats a loyal subordinate like that either.
The purging of Biden is instructive replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:27:28 AM Post Reply
After the first shoe dropped on groping, I said Joe Biden should drop out of the race because someone powerful wanted him out of the race. A second woman came forward yesterday. The bombshell fell today as The Hill reported, "Joe Biden´s 2020 Ukrainian nightmare: A closed probe is revived." His opponents have the goods on him. Of course they do. He spent 42 years in the Senate (the last eight as vice president, who is the president of the Senate). I am convinced now that everyone in Washington has secret baggage that is known by someone.
Mexican cartel gunmen kidnap and beat 11 police officers replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:36:38 AM Post Reply
Cartel gunmen kidnapped 11 police officers traveling through the Mexican central state of Puebla during the weekend, taking their guns and detaining them for hours, according to reports. The officers were traveling in two police trucks when their attackers surrounded them, ordering them to get out and forcing them to kneel, reported Mexican news outlets. The gunmen, who had been in three SUVs, took the officers’ weapons and cell phones and beat them, according to the reports. The officers had finished responding to a call about an attempted theft of gasoline from an oil refinery.
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa warns against April Fool’s Day replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:42:33 AM Post Reply
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa, the government’s principal Islamic legal institution for issuing fatwas (religious edicts), warned on Monday against April Fool’s Day, which coincides with April first. “Do not participate in April Fool’s Day. The Muslim is not a liar–even if the lie is a joke. It is agreed upon that lying is banned in Islam, and it is deemed unequivocally ugly. There are many evidences for this in Islam,” Dar al-Iftaa said in a post on its official Facebook page.
CNN Host Asks If FBI Should Have ‘Shut Down’ Trump Supporters Chanting ‘Lock Her Up’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 11:54:17 AM Post Reply
CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour called "lock her up" chants by Donald Trump supporters "hate speech" in a new interview and asked James Comey if he wished he had "shut down that language" in his capacity as FBI Director at the time. Amanpour recounted the frequent chants at Trump 2016 campaign rallies about imprisoning Hillary Clinton for her perceived crimes and wondered if they should have been legal, but Comey responded it was not the role of government officials to censor that speech. "Do you, in retrospect, wish that people like yourself,
Top Democrat calling for full Mueller report had different view when Bill Clinton was investigated replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 12:01:44 PM Post Reply
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is the leading Democrat demanding the release of the Mueller Report “in its entirety” without redactions. (Snip)But back in 1998, as a member of the same committee, he vociferously opposed the release of the full Starr Report, saying that “as a matter of decency and protecting people’s privacy rights, people who may be totally innocent third parties, what must not be released at all.” Then, the president was Bill Clinton. Now, it is a Republican, Donald Trump.
While the rich and famous get access to Foxx, murdered cab driver´s family waits for answers replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 12:55:48 PM Post Reply
Omar Tungekar tried to contact someone in the Cook County State´s Attorney´s Office after his father was kicked to death in a West Loop road rage incident on Sept. 2nd. “I spent days trying to find a way to contact someone,” Tungekar said. “and the first time I called, the person who answered the phone told me the guy who normally answers the phone was having a ‘hard day’ and couldn’t take my call.” While TV star Jussie Smollett’s family had no trouble pulling showbiz- and politically-connected levers to get in touch with Cook County State’s Attorney
Texas to bar all chaplains from execution chambers replies
Posted by earlybird 4/3/2019 4:52:23 PM Post Reply
Texas prisons have amended their policy to disallow all chaplains from the execution chamber following two controversial high-profile cases, according to the Texas Tribune. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution of Patrick Murphy, who had been sentenced to death for his part in the 2000 murder of an Irving, Texas police officer, because he had not been given access to a Buddhist chaplain. Only prison employees are allowed in the chamber and the state only employs Christian and Muslim clerics as prison chaplains.
Team Mueller and the Predictable “Leak Campaign” – But The Much Bigger Issue is the 40 FBI Agents… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 10:59:22 AM Post Reply
Predictably the leftist and highly partisan Mueller Team, in close coordination with Lawfare and their media allies, start trying to shape a narrative. Seriously, I’m not going to waste time on their New York Times article except to say the motive for this effort is self-admitted…. In their own words: […] At stake in the dispute — the first evidence of tension between Mr. Barr and the special counsel’s office — is who shapes the public’s initial understanding of one of the most consequential government investigations in American history.
Blue Collar MAGAnomics – Pittsburgh Region Unemployment Rate Lowest in 45 Years… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:08:22 AM Post Reply
President Trump’s MAGAnomic policies are tailored to raise the income levels of all Americans; however, to the anxiety of his political opposition, the focus for greatest economic benefit is the middle-class, blue-collar and white-collar workers. In essence, the demographic hardest hit by 30 years of bad policy is the demographic receiving the largest gains from a return to Main Street, ‘America-First’ policy.It is not really a complex dynamic to understand. Abandon the flawed multinational policy that led to outsourcing and overseas investment, and what you get is domestic growth and investment in the United States.
We should free woman trapped in a country she fears replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:11:57 AM Post Reply
At 37, she is a refugee struggling to survive in a foreign country she hates. She told Vogue Arabia, "It’s an everyday assault. Every day, a part of your identity is threatened, demonized, and vilified." Oh that poor woman. We should rescue her. She also said, "[The nation´s leader] is tapping into an ugly part of our society and freeing its ugliness." That poor woman. We should liberate her from that country she is forced to live in.She also said, "It’s been a challenge to try to figure out how to continue the inclusion;
Why they want Thomas Jefferson banned replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:14:20 AM Post Reply
Breitbart News reported, "Students at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, demanded on Friday that the school remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson, arguing that it is not possible for the university to have the statue on campus while also being an institution that ´prides itself on diversity and inclusion.´ Students also called on the university to train its faculty and professors to behave in a more politically correct manner." If you believe in diversity and inclusion, you do not ban people. These punks are the foot soldiers for oppressors. Their call to strip President Jefferson
James Comey Now Fears He Is Going To Be Investigated For His Part In Trump-Russia Hoax replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:19:06 AM Post Reply
Then again if he did nothing wrong why would he fear an investigation into the investigators? It’s far more likely James Comey was integral to the Trump-Russia hoax that was in fact an attempted coup against a sitting president of the United States. He should be concerned! Via Politico: Former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday condemned President Donald Trump’s calls for a possible investigation into how special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia inquiry started, adding that it creates a troubling precedent. (Snip) “I don’t fear it personally. I fear it as a citizen,” he said. “Right? Investigate what?
Breaking: USA Today Calls For Investigation Into Obama-Era Deep State Election Manipulation replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:25:24 AM Post Reply
Interesting indeed! Here is the left-leaning USA Today finally calling for an accounting of Obama-era officials, (including Mr. Obama himself) and the roles they played in what became the 2+ year-long, multi-million dollar waste of time known as the Mueller investigation that saw the U.S. intelligence agencies politically weaponized to alter the Election Day outcome. Treason, sedition, intimidation, corruption, you name it they seemingly did it all…(Snip) Yet Obama officials also treated Trump campaign staffers as targets themselves. They used cooperative foreign intelligence services to chat them up overseas, both to put a layer
President Trump should declassify all information on the Russia investigation replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 11:29:27 AM Post Reply
Special counsel Robert Mueller had become something of a messiah figure to the Trump haters. Like a god, he was remote, white-haired and reputed to work miracles. But Mueller ultimately disappointed his worshipers, establishing none of the Russian collusion they had been banking on to bolster their efforts to overturn the 2016 election. The Russian collusion story had been an article of faith for the Resistance and the press. But why were so many people so deeply convinced of something that was not true? Who was behind not only concocting this fantastic tale but also embedding it in the
Democrats in 2020: Unelectable Nonentities replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 12:46:35 PM Post Reply
It is uproariously entertaining to see the scurryings of the innumerable host of Democratic presidential candidates in what is already more of a lottery than a quest for the nomination of a great party to the world’s greatest office. The Gadarene stampede to (and over) the edge of the abyss of all who advocate open borders, 70 percent income taxes, the green terror, socialized medicine, legalized infanticide, reparations to native and African-Americans, packing the Supreme Court, and vacation of the Electoral College, has finally elicited, in a Churchillian expression, a tiny mouse of dissent.
"No confidence": Suburban police chiefs blast Foxx on Smollett, felony procedures, and more replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 2:19:55 PM Post Reply
New details are out this morning about the specific issues that suburban police chiefs are going to raise today as they express “no confidence” in the performance of Kim Foxx as Cook County State’s Attorney. (Snip) the North Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police had sent Foxx a “no-confidence” letter and the group would be participating in a press conference with the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police to announce their concerns this afternoon. Groups representing the south and west suburban police chiefs have also drawn up similar letters and will attend the press conference, according to reports.
Watch: Stephen Colbert Mocks Stacey Abrams By Reading Excerpts from Her Erotic Novel replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 2:48:10 PM Post Reply
CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert mocked possible Democratic 2020 hopeful Stacey Abrams to her face Wednesday for her past erotic writings under a pseudonym. “Now, you’re also a retired romance novelist,” Stephen Colbert said. “I am,” Stacey Abrams said, adding that she is on a “prolonged hiatus.” (Snip) Colbert mocked Abrams by reading an excerpt from one book, noting that there are portions of the book he cannot actually read on air. “Softly, inexorable, he tested the contours of her lips, the damp heat urging him inside. Reaching for patience, Luke sank down into the chair
Timmothy Pitzen case: DNA results could be released Thursday to determine if teen is Aurora boy missing since 2011 replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 3:06:27 PM Post Reply
Authorities are awaiting the results of a DNA test to determine whether a boy found in Kentucky really is Timmothy Pitzen, the child from Aurora who went missing nearly eight years ago. Aurora police headed to the Cincinnati area Wednesday to assist the FBI with a possible break in the case. Pitzen went missing in 2011 when he was 6 years old. Wednesday morning, a 14-year-old boy told authorities that he was Timmothy and that he "had just escaped from two kidnappers that have been holding him for 7 years," according to Cincinnati area police authorities.
Illinois boy, 14, found more than 300 miles away from home claims he is missing child who vanished seven years ago after his mom´s suicide – and says he ´escaped his kidnappers by fleeing from a Cincinnati motel* replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 4:32:05 PM Post Reply
A 14-year-old boy found wandering the streets in Newport, Kentucky has told police that he´s Timmothy Pitzen, an Aurora, Illinois, boy who disappeared without a trace in 2011 following his mother´s suicide. According to a police report filed on Wednesday, the boy told officers that he´d managed to flee ´from two kidnappers that have been holding him for 7 years´. The teen said that his abductors had most recently been keeping him in a Red Roof Inn, thought to be in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he saw his chance to escape, he took it and fled,
How the Queen loaned precious pieces from her private collection of jewels to Kate, Sophie and Camilla over the years (but Meghan is now BANNED from borrowing) replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 4:40:20 PM Post Reply
Meghan may have been adorned with the Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau tiara on her wedding day, but it seems the door to the monarch´s treasure chest of priceless jewels has now been slammed shut. Prince Harry is reportedly deeply offended by his 92-year-old grandmother´s decision to ´ban´ the Duchess of Cambridge from borrowing any of the monarch´s precious private jewellery. The ´move´, said to be a response by the Queen to her granddaughter-in-law´s ´demanding behaviour´ since becoming a fully signed-up member of the firm, may smart all the more because so many other royal leading
Mueller’s Dirty Cops Leak Innuendo to Keep Russia Hoax Alive replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 5:54:07 PM Post Reply
The disgraceful team of partisan investigators hired by Dirty Cop Robert Mueller just disgraced themselves further through a series of unforgivable leaks to the fake news media. Obviously angry over the fact President Trump is so innocent they could not even come up with a way to frame him, “Some of Mueller’s investigators,” the far-left New York Times reports, “have told associates that Attorney General William P. Barr failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry and that they were more troubling for President Trump than Mr. Barr indicated.” Told associates *wink-wink* — Oops, I had no idea *wink-wink*
Collusion? Russians Gave $35 Million to Company with John Podesta on Board replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 6:25:54 PM Post Reply
Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager, John Podesta, played a central role in another potential Russian collusion scandal that has not yet been investigated. Podesta, the former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, served on the board of Joule Unlimited, a now defunct alternative energy company, from January 2011 to January 2014. He resigned from the company’s board to accept the powerful job of Counselor to President Barack Obama. During Podesta’s tenure on the board of Joule Unlimited, a significant investment in the company by a firm owned by the Russian government escaped review and scrutiny by the Committee on
Trump picks Herman Cain for Federal Reserve spot replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 6:36:05 PM Post Reply
President Trump announced Thursday that he was nominating former Godfather´s Pizza president Herman Cain to an open seat on the Federal Reserve. "I´ve recommended Herman Cain ... I told my folks that that´s the man," Trump told reporters at the White House. Trump´s pick of Cain to fill a spot on the seven-person Board of Governors follows the controversial choice last week of Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore to fill a different open seat. Cain, a prominent African-American businessman, first gained political attention in 1994 when he debated President Bill Clinton over healthcare at a town meeting
That Time British Special Forces Thought Pink Was Good Camouflage replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 7:06:22 PM Post Reply
Pink, as the bing on your cherry. Pink, cause you are so very. Pink it’s the color of passion the Land Rover model the British Army’s Special Air Service (SAS) used to use to fight in the desert in the late ’60s. (Snip) Since SAS forces had determined pink paint was highly effective desert camouflage, especially at dawn and dusk, Marshalls of Cambridge got rid of the standard bronze green paint scheme the Series 2A models were originally decked out in and replaced it with pink.
ICE Raids Texas Technology Company, Arrests 280 Over Immigration Violations replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 7:52:19 PM Post Reply
Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 280 employees at a technology repair company in Collin County, Texas, on charges of working in the United States illegally. It´s the largest work site raid in the country in more than a decade, ICE´s Homeland Security Investigations division received tips that the company — CVE Technology Group — may have knowingly hired undocumented immigrants and that several workers were using fraudulent identification documents, said Katrina Berger, special agent in charge in HSI´s Dallas office. Hiring irregularities found during an audit of the company´s I-9 forms confirmed those tips.
Chicago Drafting Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett, City Says replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 9:01:04 PM Post Reply
The city of Chicago was drafting a lawsuit Thursday against "Empire" star Jussie Smollett seeking repayment for the cost of a police investigation into what authorities called a staged attack against the actor. "Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the City of Chicago for the cost of police overtime spent investigating his false police report on January 29, 2019," the city´s Law Department said in a statement. "The Law Department is now drafting a civil complaint that will be filed in the Circuit Court of Cook Country.
New Chicago Mayor´s First Order Of Business: Getting To The Bottom Of The Jussie Smollett Case replies
Posted by earlybird 4/4/2019 9:04:35 PM Post Reply
Chicago´s new mayor, Lori Lightfoot, hasn´t even been sworn in yet, and she already has a top priority: figuring out exactly what is going on in Cook County Prosecutor Kim Foxx´s office. Lightfoot, who won Chicago´s mayoral election by a near-50 point margin on Tuesday, is the city´s first black female (and first openly gay) mayor. She campaigned largely as an outsider to the Chicago machine. Lightfoot is, herself, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, who served at the head of Chicago´s Police Board and Police Accountability Board after leaving legal practice for public service.
Romney self owns replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 9:50:02 AM Post Reply
Mitt Romney blasted the idea of appointing Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve. That makes no sense as Cain was chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Omaha Branch from 1989 to 1991. He was deputy chairman, from 1992 to 1994, and chairman, from 1995 to 1996, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Obviously, Cain is well-qualified to be on the national Federal Reserve. But the facts did not stop Romney from flapping his gums about Cain. (Snip)That is a big joke -- on Romney, who apparently is unaware of Cain´s financial background and experience at The Fed.
Clintons tie pork chops around their necks replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 9:53:21 AM Post Reply
"I was so ugly my parents had to hang a pork chop around my neck to get the dog to play with me." -- Rodney Dangerfield. The Hill reported, "Bill and Hillary Clinton will be joined by a slew of big names on their forthcoming speaking tour — including Ben Stiller, Jordan Klepper, and ´Scandal’s´ Tony Goldwyn." This is a resumption of their "An Evening With The Clintons" tour that began last fall and went on hiatus. ("Desperate times: Clinton tour tickets slashed by 90%.")
The Full Story of How Obama, Hillary and Brennan Carried Out The Crime of the Century… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 10:05:58 AM Post Reply
This is the information the Establishment Media has been working very hard to ignore in order to keep enough Americans ignorant so as to avoid justified marching in the streets of D.C. And know that this isn’t the first time the Deep State has directly attempted to manipulate an election outcome. It’s just that this time because President Trump fights so hard, refuses to give up, and his tens of millions of supporters stand by him, that the Deep State was caught in the act.
White Liberals: Our Greatest Political Liability replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 10:37:42 AM Post Reply
Man is an animal who gets lost in his own ideas, rosy abstractions obscuring the hard realities he’d do better to behold. Consider multiculturalism, that mad fantasy. Different groups, we are to believe, can all flourish together provided they work hard, follow the law, be good neighbors, and so forth. In actual practice, multiculturalism is a huge liability, and in our country today it is white liberals who most demonstrate this. The organization GenForward, of the University of Chicago, recently surveyed a number of people from ages 18 to 34. Of the four ethnic groups(Snip)whites had the lowest
Your Family Can Save Our Civilization replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 10:54:03 AM Post Reply
Let me ask you a personal question: Why do you believe what you believe? Why? From where did you derive your values as a human being? (Snip)But for the majority of human beings who have ever lived on God’s green Earth, their values come from their parents. It’s incontrovertible. Parents are our primary role models. And for men, you always—always—try to live up to your father’s example. For me, that was very, very hard. My parents were children under when the fascists took over Hungary during World War II. After the war, my father was persecuted, tortured, and imprisoned
FEC: Beto O’Rourke Funneled $110,000 in Campaign Funds to His Web Development Company replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 11:08:41 AM Post Reply
Democrat 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke funneled roughly $110,000 in campaign money to a private web development company he and his wife owned at one time while he served as a congressman, according to FEC rules. O’Rourke’s campaign, Beto for Texas, donated money to Stanton Street Technology Group in several different election cycles. The campaign donated $58,544 to the group between 2011 and 2012, $39,060 between 2013 and 2014, $9,290 between 2015 and 2016, and $32,778 between 2017 and 2018, (Snip) During that time, either O’Rourke or his wife owned Stanton Street Technology Group— a web development firm created by O’Rourke in 1998.
Democrats Tell Protesters Full Mueller Report Will Reveal if Trump Has ‘Abused His Office’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 11:29:50 AM Post Reply
Two virulent anti-Trump lawmakers headlined a rally outside of the White House on Thursday to demand that the Department of Justice release the Mueller report in its entirety, claiming that it will reveal whether President Donald Trump has “abused his office.” The protest, staged by leftist groups like, People for the American Way, Public Citizen, the Women’s March, and the Center for American Progress, drew a couple of hundred people carrying anti-Trump and “release the report” signs.
Navy SEAL accused of war crimes reunites with family, ‘extremely happy’ to be out of brig, California rep says replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 11:50:10 AM Post Reply
The decorated U.S. Navy SEAL facing a war crimes trial is “extremely happy to be out” of the brig he was being held in since September, a California House Republican says, and the SEAL´s family has been posting pictures of the first time they were allowed to see him in months. Rep. Duncan Hunter’s comments (Snip) come days after President Trump announced that Eddie Gallagher would be moved to “less restrictive confinement” ahead of the SEAL’s May 28 court date. Gallagher is accused of killing an injured ISIS prisoner of war in Iraq, amongst other charges, and was relocated
House Ways and Means Chair Refused to Release His Own Tax Returns replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 12:01:12 PM Post Reply
House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal, who has demanded President Donald Trump release his tax returns, claimed he had released his own returns in the past. But according to previous reports, Neal had not released these documents when previously asked. Chairman Neal sent a letter Wednesday to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig requesting Trump’s personal and business returns for 2013 through 2018. It is the first time in 45 years, such a demand has been made of a sitting president. (Snip)Neal himself, however, has not released his own tax returns when the press requested them.
Kamala Harris: Congress Should Hire DACA Illegal Aliens replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 12:59:03 PM Post Reply
DACA illegal immigrants should be hired to help prepare laws for 330 million Americans, according to a draft bill introduced by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and 20 other Democratic senators. “The giant sign outside my office says ‘DREAMers Welcome Here’ because we know and value the contributions that these young people have made to their communities,” the California senator said in a Wednesday statement about the DACA job offer. She continued: But right now, those same young people are banned from giving back to their country by working for Congress.
Donald Trump Dismisses Democrat Demand for Six Years of Tax Returns replies
Posted by earlybird 4/5/2019 1:03:47 PM Post Reply
President Donald Trump dismissed the news that House Democrats asked the Internal Revenue Service for six years of tax returns on Wednesday. “Is that all? Oh. Usually, it’s ten so I guess they’re giving up,” Trump replied when asked about the news by reporters at the White House. House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) requested six years of Trump’s taxes, thwarting the president’s decision not to release them during his run for office. Trump used the same excuse he used during the election, noting that he would not release his returns because he was being audited.
Devin Nunes Op-Ed Reflects Intelligence Dance to Thread a Needle… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/6/2019 11:00:55 AM Post Reply
HPSCI Ranking Member Devin Nunes has an excellent op-ed today in the Washington Examiner where he discusses the end of the Russia collusion-consiracy hoax. Everything inside the op-ed is 100% accurate; however, something very important is missing. (Snip) there were two parallel operations, two investigative paths, at work in the 2016 election. There was an official government investigation, Crossfire Hurricane via the FBI; and an unofficial investigation, dossier assembly via Chris Steele and Fusion GPS. Both operations originated in synergy with the vast Russian conspiracy narrative. One operation was a function of elements outside the traditional framework
Tone Deaf – Creepy Joe Jokes about Touching Children During Union Speech… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/6/2019 11:06:26 AM Post Reply
Former Vice-President Joe Biden isn’t just creepy with his inappropriate mannerisms, he’s also tone-deaf about it. During a speech today at a construction workers conference, Biden brings kids on stage and then makes jokes about touching them…. this guy is creepy. Everything about this is stunningly wrong. Making a joke about touching a child, while the children are hoisted on stage as props for political benefit is jaw-droppingly tone deaf, and quite frankly, sick, to anyone with common sense watching this display.
Trump dinner draws only 10 protesters replies
Posted by earlybird 4/6/2019 11:17:46 AM Post Reply
Kinfolk said President Trump, Californie is the place you oughta be, so he loaded up Air Force One plane and flew to Beverly. Hills that is. Dinner party. Raising funds for Republicans. Drew 170 to 400 guests who paid from $15,000 to $150,000 to attend. And 10 protesters. That´s it. In a state of 28 million native Americans and 11 million immigrants (27% of the state is foreign born), the Marxist fascists couldn´t get more than 10 people to care about protesting Drumpf.
‘No Celebrities’: Embarrassing Turnout at Trump’s Beverly Hills Fundraiser replies
Posted by earlybird 4/6/2019 11:26:29 AM Post Reply
BEVERLY HILLS, California—Late Friday afternoon, Donald Trump landed in Los Angeles for a re-election fundraiser. The event was organized by Trump Victory, a fundraising partnership between the Republican National Convention and Trump’s campaign, and aimed to raise an estimated $5 million for the party. It was the president’s third visit to the celebrity-hub city and, by all accounts, not a star-studded one. “Celebrities? No celebrities,” Rabbi Marvin Hier said of the event. Hier is the dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and gave the prayer
A Tale of Extravagant Greed replies
Posted by earlybird 4/6/2019 1:15:13 PM Post Reply
I first met the man whose opioid products have supposedly killed 200,000 Americans 51 years ago, at the Hotel du Cap-d’Antibes. Mortimer Sackler looked old even back then, had a Noo Yawk accent, and without ever having been introduced approached me after a tennis match I had just lost with some unsolicited advice: (Snip)His family is now in deep poo-poo. They’ve been reportedly discovered shifting hundreds of millions of dollars from the business, Purdue Pharma, to themselves through offshore entities, and the state of New York has sued them. The state wants to claw back funds
President Trump Announces 750 Additional Agents Deployed to Ports of Entry… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 11:37:32 AM Post Reply
So, Democrats and The Big Club want to play Lawfare with the border crisis? Well, this is not an ordinary President. In a move that is straight out of the Alinsky ‘make them play by their own rules‘ playbook, President Trump enforces the rules. Amid a crisis of growing consequence, President Trump announces deployment of additional 750 Border Agents to U.S-Mexico specific ports of entry:(Tweets)What President Trump is doing here is a process colloquially called extreme compliance. It is a strategy usually deployed by left-wing activists.
Shadow Government? Obama Meets In Private With Germany’s Merkel replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 11:46:47 AM Post Reply
The king of open borders USA met privately with the queen of mass migration Europe this week in what some are justifiably calling an example of shadow government in action. Please read closely the cause and effect details outlined below:(Snip) meeting between the former president and the outgoing German chancellor took place within 24 hours of this report via D.C. Whispers: The Full Story of How Obama, Hillary and Brennan Carried Out The Crime of the Century… An entire segment of that report was devoted to the relationship between Obama and Merkel
Adam Schiff Still Sees ‘Ample Evidence’ of Collusion replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 1:29:25 PM Post Reply
Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said there was “ample evidence” of collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russians. Schiff said, “What I said on your show and others for over a year now, yes, there’s ample evidence of collusion in plain sight. That’s not proof of a conspiracy beyond a reasonable doubt. I would defer to Bob Mueller’s judgment, and I do. I think what we’re talking about here is the difference between conduct that rises to the level of criminality and conduct that is unethical, unpatriotic and corrupt
Jill Biden Admits Husband’s Constant Touching Once Made Her Feel ‘Strange’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 2:30:17 PM Post Reply
Former second lady Jill Biden writes in her forthcoming memoir that her husband and his family’s touchy-feely style made her feel “strange and uncomfortable” when the pair first began dating, according to the Daily Mail. The report comes as several women have come forward to accuse former Vice President and possible 2020 Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden of inappropriate touching(Snip) The Daily Mail reports: ‘He was always holding my hand, putting his arm around me, or brushing the hair from my face,’ when they began dating, the former Second Lady writes in her ‘deeply personal’ memoir
Whoops! "African American police chiefs" are no-shows for Kim Foxx rally replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 2:48:45 PM Post Reply
UPDATE: A south suburban mayor states that Foxx met privately with a group of south suburban mayors and black police chiefs in Markham more than two hours before the Rainbow PUSH press conference. There’s no word on why the meeting took place separately or why suburban chiefs did not appear for the media availability as promoted. ----------------------- Well, that didn’t go so well…or, maybe, it went perfectly. Chicago media gathered at Rainbow PUSH headquarters in Kenwood on Saturday morning for what was supposed to be a rally for Kim Foxx featuring “south suburban African American police chiefs.”
The case for Eddie Johnson replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 3:46:03 PM Post Reply
Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s best choice for police superintendent might be the man already on the job, Eddie Johnson. Lightfoot has said she expects to retain Johnson as superintendent at least through the summer, providing stability within the Chicago Police Department during that sweltering time of year that sees the most crime. There’s a strong argument, though, that Johnson should be Lightfoot’s more permanent choice, despite questions about his past performance. Chicago needs a top cop who is committed to police reform, to driving down the rate of violent crime,
Visiting Trump gets you kicked out of the race replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 5:04:19 PM Post Reply
Actor Isaiah Washington visited the White House to celebrate the prison reform act that President Donald John Trump had urged Congress to pass. His visit was an eye opener for me. Jay Connor of The Root admonished Washington for going to Washington. (Snip) "Apparently Isaiah missed the memo that effective January 20, 2017, The Black Delegation is no longer accepting invitations to the White House. And before you bring up Kanye, we tried to tell that ni**a but he doesn’t listen.
Celebration of Texas Tech’s NCAA Championship semifinal victory triggers riots in Lubbock replies
Posted by earlybird 4/7/2019 9:19:02 PM Post Reply
LUBBOCK, TX - Many Texas Tech fans are feeling it after celebrations of the Red Raiders’ underdog win over Michigan State Saturday night quickly got out of hand. (Snip) what started with fans setting articles of clothing on fire was stepped up by fans then burning a couch, a controversial tradition of students at Michigan State University. Eventually a car parked on Broadway was flipped over as fans climbed on top, nearby speakers playing the new song by Hip Hop artist, Lil Naz X, “Old Town Road,” that has become an anthem
The Predicate: “Russia Interfered in the 2016 Election”?… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 11:47:33 AM Post Reply
Every narrative needs a foundation; every investigation, false or genuine, needs a predicate upon which to launch. Remove the predicate and everything is exposed.The predicate is the reason why so much effort was put forth by the conspiring Obama administration; and corrupt intelligence officials; and all political operatives; and the entirety of the mainstream media; to drumbeat that “Russia attempted to interfere in the 2016 election.” Without that predicate forming the motive for all subsequent action, the house-of-cards collapses (Snip) There is no amount of hindsight manipulation that can cover for a fraudulent basis of origination.
Oh, now Democrats need us replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 11:53:56 AM Post Reply
Ten years ago, Democrats nominated for the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor who had said, "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn´t lived that life.” (Snip)For the last 50 years or so, Democrats have portrayed white working class people as racists and bigots. We are Archie Bunker. The funny thing about that show is Bunker took care of his family, unlike Meathead. At one point, Bunker had two jobs including a dangerous gig as a taxi driver.
Iran blames Trump for its flood problems replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 11:56:51 AM Post Reply
Reuters reported, "Flood-hit Iran getting no financial aid from abroad due to U.S. sanctions." GOOD. Iran should have put to better use that $170 billion that Obama gave Iran in the middle of the night. Instead of fixing its economy, Iran bought munition and underwrote terrorism. (Snip) Muslim nations are not donating because they want the Iranian government to fall. Iran has made powerful enemies among the Gulf states, who would rather side with Israel than Iran.
Iran blames Trump for its flood problems replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 11:57:18 AM Post Reply
Reuters reported, "Flood-hit Iran getting no financial aid from abroad due to U.S. sanctions." GOOD. Iran should have put to better use that $170 billion that Obama gave Iran in the middle of the night. Instead of fixing its economy, Iran bought munition and underwrote terrorism. (Snip) Muslim nations are not donating because they want the Iranian government to fall. Iran has made powerful enemies among the Gulf states, who would rather side with Israel than Iran.
When the Rainbow Goes Over the Cliff replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 12:02:27 PM Post Reply
From outward appearances, the four little black kids singing a song called “We Are Provided For” seemed happy. Along with two other Children of Color, they had been adopted by a married white lesbian couple named Sarah and Jennifer Hart. This odd menagerie consisted of three siblings adopted from one family and three from another, and along with their sexually atypical moms, they constituted a progressive Brady Bunch who presented a grinning face to the world.Sarah and Jennifer had adopted their first trio of nonwhite siblings in 2006 and received training in intangibles such as “racial diversity excitement”
Are Far-Right Extremist Crimes on the Rise? No. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 1:24:01 PM Post Reply
Despite the media coverage—I’ll get to that in a second—far right extremist crimes are not on the rise. The number of crimes ascribed to the far-right has been holding steady since the 1970s. “There has been a steady rate of far-right extreme crimes since at least 1970, when we started collecting data,” said Michael Jensen, a senior researcher at START,(Snip) “What has changed is the emphasis on reporting far-right extremism. It produces the perception that there is a new increase. It’s not true.” Are you wondering what might be considered to constitute a
Alec Baldwin asks Twitter followers if they would vote for him as president replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 2:16:31 PM Post Reply
Alec Baldwin is asking his social media followers if he could count on their votes if he ran for president. The actor, who won an Emmy Award in 2017 for his portrayal of President Trump on "Saturday Night Live," wrote to his more than 1 million Twitter followers on Monday: If I ran for President, would you vote for me? I won’t ask you for any $. And I promise I will win. Beating Trump would be so easy. So easy. So easy. — HABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) April 8, 2019
‘Restore Public Trust’ Blacklists Former Trump Administration Employees replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 2:20:09 PM Post Reply
A number of organizations are coalescing to actively blacklist people who have worked for the Trump administration, including former Secretary of the Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Kirstjen Nielsen. Nielsen resigned Sunday, but could face opposition finding new employment. A group known as “Restore Public Trust” is targeting her and others in a letter sent Saturday that warns corporate America that these purported pariahs may “seek refuge in their corner offices or boardrooms.”
Adam Schiff Tells Tapper Only Trump Believes ‘There are Good People on Both Sides of a Nazi Rally’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 2:29:36 PM Post Reply
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff ripped Donald Trump for accusing Democrats of anti-Semitism, noting that it’s not the Democratic Party that believes that there are good people on both sides of a Nazi rally. There’s just one party and one party leader who believes that, and that’s Donald Trump.” (Snip)Schiff was referring to Trump’s remarks in the wake of the white supremacist murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville.
Smart Fella – Rep. Doug Collins Demands Impeachment Hearings, or Call Mueller to Testify… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 8:42:02 PM Post Reply
House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins writes a letter to Chairman Jerry Nadler smartly using transparency to call his bluff. First the letter: (image - letter) Indeed, the way to diffuse the politicization and weaponization of innuendo within the Mueller report is to specifically get Robert Mueller in front of the committee and ask him questions directly. This is exactly the correct approach to preempt a summer of nonsense. If Mueller is in front of the committee first, all of the downstream manipulations by those who are part of the Mueller assignment become worthless.
Chinese Woman Had Additional Spy Tech During Security Breach at Mar-a-lago replies
Posted by earlybird 4/8/2019 8:49:13 PM Post Reply
During a bond hearing today prosecutors say the FBI is still investigating whether a 32-year-old Yujing Zhang, the Chinese woman accused of lying to illegally enter President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, is a spy. After a search warrant, additional spy tech was found in her hotel room including: $7,500 in one hundred dollar bills; a signal detector device to find hidden cameras; nine USB drives, five SIM cards and an additional cell phone. Sketchy… all of it. (Snip) she told a front-desk clerk she was there for a nonexistent Chinese American event.
Obama judge blocks Trump from keeping illegals in Mexico replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 9:43:07 AM Post Reply
Democrat obstruction of the presidency continues as Obama-appointee Judge Richard Seeborg sided with a liberal group in stopping President Donald John Trump from executing his constitutional duty as commander in chief. Seeborg is the same obstructionist judge who earlier blocked the Trump administration from restoring the citizenship question on the census that Obama had unilaterally removed in the 2010 Census. That unconstitutional decision is on appeal. Fox News reported, "The so-called Remain in Mexico policy was one of the primary innovations of former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen,
Why is Buttigieg a Democrat then? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 9:50:39 AM Post Reply
Mike Pence was governor of Indiana in 2015 when Democrat Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend came out of the closet as gay amid a controversy over Indiana´s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows Christian businesses to act on their beliefs even if the subject is homosexuality. Buttigieg attacked Pence. The governor turned the other cheek when asked about the attack. (Snip)But if the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is so wrong that God opposes it, then why is Buttigieg a Democrat? A Democrat Congress passed the federal version of this law in 1993 when Buttigieg was 11.
Legal Expert: Chicago Lawsuit Is Jussie Smollett’s ‘Worst Nightmare’ — ‘City Wants Pound of Flesh’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 9:54:29 AM Post Reply
While Cook County prosecutors may have let Empire actor Jussie Smollett off for allegedly staging a hate crime against himself, one legal expert predicts the city of Chicago could still cause him major issues. Chicago officials last Thursday announced plans to file a civil lawsuit against Jussie Smollett for the cost of the investigation into his purported racist and anti-gay attack after he refused to meet a week-long deadline to repay roughly $130,000. According to high-profile Chicago-area attorney Karen Conti, the city’s lawsuit is the actor’s “worst nightmare.” “The evidence would likely be unsealed and the case could drag
Prosecutor in Foxx´s office speaks out: Criticism "is not an attack on Ms Foxx’s race, it is an attack on her ethics and her efficacy as State’s Attorney" replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 10:03:02 AM Post Reply
On Saturday, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx appeared at Rainbow PUSH headquarters where she found some friendly faces after being derided for nearly two weeks over her office’s handling of the Jussie Smollett hoax hate crime case. Yesterday, an assistant state’s attorney in Foxx’s office sent the following essay to CWBChicago to express a view from inside the prosecutor´s office. We are publishing the piece in its entirety with permission. The author asked to remain anonymous because they are not permitted to speak publicly about department business.
Yo, Joe: How a 12-Inch Soldier Doll Became a Toy Legend replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 1:53:03 PM Post Reply
If you’re under 30, your most prominent associations with G.I. Joe might be Channing Tatum or the Rock. Joe, though, has been around since 1964. At the time of his debut, Joe mirrored the culture of the nation—just like Barbie did in 1959. Joe was a role model to generations of children and a boon to Hasbro, the toy company who produced him. But he was also in a constant struggle. Here’s how G.I. Joe got started, and how the action figure (a term coined for Joe to avoid the word “doll”) maintained its relevance for half a century.
Ilhan Omar: CAIR Formed Because Muslims Were Targeted After ‘Some People Did Something’ on 9/11 replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 8:11:25 PM Post Reply
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) referred to the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, as a day in which “some people did something” during her keynote address at a private fundraiser for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) of Greater Los Angeles last March.In her remarks, Omar urged attendees to “raise hell” and “make people uncomfortable” in an effort to reverse the fortunes of Muslim Americans, who the freshman Congresswoman suggested were demoted to second-class citizens following 9/11. “CAIR was founded after 9/11, because they recognize that some people did something,
Nadler at Hearing on ‘Rise of White Nationalism Under Trump’ Cites Obama Era Hate Crimes replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 8:21:39 PM Post Reply
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) used a report in his opening remarks on Tuesday at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the Donald Trump era that highlighted crimes that took place from 2008 to 2016 — when Barack Obama was president. “Today, the Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing that I wish we did not have to conduct, but which is sadly necessary, to examine an urgent crisis in our country,” (Snip) “We will consider issues relating to hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism.”
Mexican Border State Mayor Sentenced to U.S. Prison for Passport Fraud replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 8:25:09 PM Post Reply
A Mexican mayor from the northern border state of Sonora was given a 15-month prison sentence in the U.S. for passport fraud Monday. The politician was previously accused of having cartel ties. The recently elected and now former Bácum mayor, Roberto Aboyte Limón, will serve 15 months in U.S. prison after attempting an illegal crossing into Arizona with a passport not his own on December 27, 2018. During examination after his entry, it was determined that Aboyte Limón failed to disclose a prior arrest for cocaine trafficking. Court records indicate that Aboyte Limón attempted to enter the U.S.
Transgender Rights: Judge Warns Girls Have No Right to ‘Visual Bodily Privacy’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 8:28:13 PM Post Reply
A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit against transgender facilities in a school district to proceed, but warned the student-plaintiffs that, if the government allows boys who claim to be female to use the girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms, then the girls have no right to “visual bodily privacy.” Judge Jorge Alonso of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the school district that adopted the Obama-era transgender policy permitting boys claiming to be female to use the girls’ bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms.
Felicity Huffman Could See Less Than a Year in Prison — But Lori Loughlin Could Face Longer replies
Posted by earlybird 4/9/2019 11:03:57 PM Post Reply
Since the day that Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were caught up in the high-profile college admissions cheating scandal, the question has remained: Will the actresses spend any time in jail? (Snip)Huffman has agreed to plead guilty, saying, “I am in full acceptance of my guilt, and with deep regret and shame over what I have done, I accept full responsibility for my actions and will accept the consequences that stem from those actions.” Loughlin has not yet admitted to any guilt — and things got worse for her on Tuesday, when she and Giannulli were among 16 parents indicted
Justice Dept. Watchdog’s Review of Russia Inquiry Is Nearly Done, Barr Says replies
Posted by earlybird 4/10/2019 10:52:35 AM Post Reply
The Justice Department’s internal watchdog intends to complete by May or June his investigation into aspects of the Russia inquiry, including whether law enforcement officials abused their powers in surveilling a former Trump campaign aide, Attorney General William P. Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday. The department’s inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, has been examining how law enforcement officials obtained a warrant in October 2016 to wiretap Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign with links to Russia. Mr. Horowitz’s investigators have also asked witnesses about informants that the F.B.I. turned to in the early
The Truth Behind America’s Dangerous Hate Crime Hoax Culture… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/10/2019 12:32:07 PM Post Reply
For those of you who trust the Establishment Media 100%, chances are you are currently living under the illusion/delusion that hate crimes in Trump’s America are rising at a pace never before seen. NOT TRUE. In fact, what is actually ‘exploding’ in this regard are hate crime hoaxes and some widespread manipulation of the statistical data. Read on to learn the truth (Snip) Did you catch the manipulation of the data that is going on? While reports of hate crimes went up 17% in 2017, the number of agencies reporting hate crimes increased by more than 1000!
Washington Post Trying To Dismiss Lawsuit From Nick Sandmann replies
Posted by earlybird 4/10/2019 2:10:28 PM Post Reply
In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, lawyers for The Washington Post have filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit from the family of Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann, who was smeared by the media as a racist after a clip of him standing silently while a Native American man beat a drum in his face was shared online. The Post “asserts its stories were accurate and did not impugn the reputation of Covington (Ky.) Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann,” the news outlet wrote of its motion.
Scientists Prove Man-Made Global Warming Is a Hoax replies
Posted by earlybird 4/10/2019 7:54:29 PM Post Reply
The far-left ThinkProgress reports that scientists have finally proven that the theory of man-made Global Warming is a total hoax. Of course, no one will admit it, but that is exactly what has happened. A new scientific study shows has revealed the following: Current CO2 levels of 410 parts per million (ppm) were last seen on Earth three million years ago, according to the most detailed reconstruction of the Earth’s climate by researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and published in Science Advances. (Snip) but there is one major difference between three million years ago and today…
Baker Transcript Highlights Additional Evidence Behind Strzok/Page Texts: “Lock In Trump”… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/11/2019 1:51:56 PM Post Reply
In the Day #2 transcript released today FBI chief legal counsel James Baker was asked about a specific series of Lisa Page and Peter Strzok text messages on the evening President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Comey was fired on May 9th, 2017. Later that night Peter Strzok and Lisa Page had the following text conversation: 5/9/17 8:14pm And we need to open the case we’ve been waiting on now while Andy is acting. 5/10/17 05:29am We need to lock in [REDACTED] in a formal chargeable way. Soon. 5/10/17 05:30am I agree. I’ve been pushing and will reemphasize with Bill [Priestap].
If Assange Encouraged Leaks, So What? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/11/2019 4:00:18 PM Post Reply
The arrest of Julian Assange presages a free-speech debate that we’ve been avoiding for the seven years he was living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London: Can Assange be lawfully prosecuted for somehow facilitating illegal theft of classified information? Or is the organization he founded, WikiLeaks, protected by the First Amendment when it publishes documents supplied by others, like the New York Times when it published the Pentagon Papers? Current law is not especially clear on this question. The actual 1971 Pentagon Papers case, New York Times v. United States, wasn’t about punishing the Times after the fact.
Former Obama WH counsel Greg Craig indicted in charges connected to Mueller probe replies
Posted by earlybird 4/11/2019 4:06:26 PM Post Reply
A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic attorney who worked for two presidents, charging him with false statements and concealing material information in connection with work he performed for Ukraine. An indictment in the case against Craig, which originated in special counsel Robert Mueller´s investigation, has been expected for several weeks,(Snip) Craig, 74, is the highest-profile Democrat to be indicted in a matter stemming from Mueller´s work, which resulted in charges against numerous Republicans connected to President Donald Trump. The case is being handled by the US Attorney´s office for the District of
One of California’s last black enclaves threatened by Inglewood’s stadium deal replies
Posted by earlybird 4/11/2019 6:13:54 PM Post Reply
Inglewood has come a long way since Dr. Dre proclaimed in the ’90s that it was “always up to no good.” A surge of economic development is wiping away its reputation as a battle zone for rival gangs and promises to remake the city not only into a sports and entertainment mecca but also a cultural destination. But now that Inglewood is on the come up, longtime residents and city officials face a different challenge: Many who have weathered decades of hardship no longer can afford to live there and are being left out of the economic renaissance.
New Georgia ethics chief says he will subpoena Abrams campaign records replies
Posted by earlybird 4/11/2019 11:27:16 PM Post Reply
The new director of the state ethics commission plans to subpoena bank records from the campaign of 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams and groups that raised money to help her in last year’s nationally watched race. Former Douglas County prosecutor David Emadi, who started his new job Monday, also said his office will soon decide whether to prosecute the campaigns of Atlanta mayoral candidates.Emadi’s predecessor, Stefan Ritter, was accused of stalling investigations after the commission audited campaign reports from the organizations last year. Ritter, who was also accused of watching porn at work, resigned earlier this year.
Dems & Media Go Ballistic Over Attorney General Investigating THEM For Attempted Coup replies
Posted by earlybird 4/12/2019 11:53:31 AM Post Reply
A wide-eyed and stammering Speaker Nancy Pelosi called it “unhinged” while CNN ran headline after headline declaring it “stunning” and “scary.” And what exactly has them so upset? Quite simply they fear the truth of their attempted coup of a sitting president being proven as fact by an honest Attorney General and the very serious legal implications that could then follow.
Sources: Top Foxx aide resigning; City sues Smollett replies
Posted by earlybird 4/12/2019 2:48:36 PM Post Reply
A top aide to Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx who played an important role in the Jussie Smollett case is preparing to leave the office for private practice, according to multiple sources in the county justice system. April Perry, Foxx’s Chief Deputy and Chief Ethics Officer, will be joining a former top Foxx aide at a private law firm, the sources said. (Snip) Perry became involved in the Smollett case on Feb. 13th when she told staff members via email that Foxx “is recused from the investigation involving victim Jussie Smollett.”
WSJ’s Strassel: Barr ‘Right’ to Say ‘Spying’ Occurred on Trump Campaign replies
Posted by earlybird 4/12/2019 11:39:44 PM Post Reply
Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly Strassel went on Fox News Channel Friday to discuss her op-ed about Attorney General William Barr bringing accountability to questions surrounding the FBI’s behavior in 2016, (Snip)“[Barr] was right to call this what it is. It is spying,” Strassel stated. “This was a party of one persuasion running an administration that was looking at a campaign the other party and that definitely merits the word ‘spying.´” “There’s still some things in the FBI’s timeline that do not add up. It did not start its counter-intelligence investigation until July 31st, but we know that
Homeland Security denies NYT report that Trump directed McAleen to close border and offered him a potential pardon replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 10:44:49 AM Post Reply
A Department of Homeland Security official dismissed a report by The New York Times on Friday alleging that the president pressured Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan to close the southern border and offered him a pardon if the need arose. A spokesperson with the department confirmed (Snip)that Trump has never “indicated, asked, directed or pressured the acting secretary to do anything illegal,” and said McAleenan would never “take actions that are not in accordance with our responsibility to enforce the law.” The Times, citing three sources familiar with the conversation,
Adios – Breaking: Ninth Circuit Court Stays Lower Court Injunction – Migrants Can Be Returned to Mexico… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 11:16:49 AM Post Reply
The ninth circuit court of appeals has ruled unanimously in favor of staying an earlier ruling from Federal Judge Richard Seeborg which blocked President Trump from returning illegal aliens (economic migrants) to Mexico pending their asylum hearing. The repatriation/deportation program can continue. A major win for President Trump.(Via Associated Press) 4:45 p.m. – A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge’s order that would have stopped the Trump administration from returning asylum seekers to Mexico. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Friday. (link)
US can keep sending asylum-seekers back to Mexico: court ruling replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 11:20:29 AM Post Reply
The Trump administration can keep sending asylum seekers back to Mexico after an appeals court temporarily reversed a ruling that halted the policy. The decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals came Friday as the asylum policy was set to end on Monday night. The government told the court that the U.S. is facing “a humanitarian and security crisis” at the southern border and needs the policy to deal with surging number of refugees, Reuters reported.
G20 to Trump: ‘All Our Economies Are Belong To You’… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 12:05:50 PM Post Reply
Global economics, and the way the financial media spin, can be funny at times. On one hand the pretentious global community scoffs at American Exceptionalism and claims the U.S. is only one country amid a international community of equals; on the other hand the reality of the U.S. being the leading economy in the world, and their need to retain access therein, slaps them in the face like a cold fish…Investment capital flows to the location of highest return. Amid the U.S. MAGAnomic growth; global investment is inbound to the USA. The EU and Asia
´Randomness´ at the Border: a Columbia Law Professor Visits Migrants in Tijuana replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 12:12:17 PM Post Reply
In March, Columbia Law Professor Katherine Franke took six of her students to Tijuana so they could assist migrants preparing to approach the border. They spent 10 days with the legal services group Al Otro Lado and for a first-hand look at a problem that may seem far away for many New Yorkers. First, she said she was surprised to see the "metered" system used at the Tijuana border by Customs and Border Protection. The agency will only take a limited number of migrants each day. As a result, those waiting to cross into San Diego maintain a list of names.
President Trump Supports Using Sanctuary Cities to Centralize Housing for Illegal Aliens – (Transcript)… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 5:35:14 PM Post Reply
Earlier today President Trump tweeted his support for a plan to use sanctuary cities to house border crossers pending their asylum hearings: (tweets)In response to the tweet, President Trump was ask for additional commentary during a White House event to support 5G infrastructure development: [Transcript] Q — can you tell us your plans about sanctuary cities and illegal migrants? (Inaudible.) THE PRESIDENT: Well, you know, the people that are putting sanctuary cities where they’re not even wanted — because as you know, in California and other places, a lot of communities want to get out of sanctuary cities;
Jay Sekulow: “Three” FISA Applications Were Denied in 2016 and What This Means… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 7:05:24 PM Post Reply
During a rather innocuous podcast discussion panel yesterday, one of President Trump’s personal lawyers Jay Sekulow mentioned the FBI had three FISA applications denied by the FISA court in 2016. [Podcast Here – Note comment at 25:05] The denials were always suspected; however, until now no-one in/around the administration has ever confirmed. Jay Sekulow did not expand on his statement and did not explain (Snip); however, if accurate this may explain the backstory to why FISA Judge Rudolph Contreras was recused. This issue has been nagging many people since the recusal notation in December 2017.
Reuters Propaganda Headline: “Man Arrested After Boy Falls from Balcony”?…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/13/2019 9:18:28 PM Post Reply
This is infuriating…. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda is charged with attempted homicide after throwing a random five-year-old boy from the third level of the Mall of America. How does Reuters present the story: (Tweet)The Minnesota Mall of America is well known for danger and violence due to its proximity to a large Muslim population near Minneapolis. However, it is not politically correct to talk about it openly…. thus Reuters pulls out the cultural Marxist headline transcriber. Ridiculous. [Reuters] […] The suspect, Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, who is from the area, was charged with attempted homicide,
Mark Meadows: IG Horowitz Has Interviewed Kortan, Pientka and Three Others – Also Trump Has Never Read any Documents Related to Declassification… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/14/2019 11:07:28 AM Post Reply
Representative Mark Meadows and ¹Byron York had a podcast discussion yesterday that contains some interesting information. [Podcast Available Here] Much like Byron York himself the hour long conversation targets the DC crustless triangle sandwich & white wine spritzer audience, where York is most comfortable. That said, Meadows made some interesting comments that flew right over Yorks’ head. *First, Representative Meadows discussed five witness interviews the House did not get to before they lost the majority. Two of the five people were FBI Agent Joe Pientka, and former FBI Asst. Director for Public Relations
Pursue Those Indictments! replies
Posted by earlybird 4/14/2019 12:59:19 PM Post Reply
Last month, Chris Buskirk wrote a column for the Spectator USA describing Representative Devin Nunes as “a hero of the Republic.” It was well-deserved praise. Nunes, a Republican Congressman from a rural district in California was, until January, chairman of the House Permanent Special Committee on Intelligence (he is now the ranking member). Nunes has worked tirelessly for more than two years to expose what our masters in deep-state Washington would bury from the glare of public scrutiny: the evidence that the entire Trump-Russian collusion narrative was a partisan effort, first, to undermine the Trump presidential
Attorney Requests WH Security Clearance Applications Of Obama Era-Senior Advisers replies
Posted by earlybird 4/14/2019 8:08:21 PM Post Reply
An attorney representing a White House civil servant being scrutinized by the House Oversight Committee wants the security clearance applications of senior Obama White House staff including Valerie Jarrett, Jay Carney and Ben Rhodes. (Snip) According to Jordan and Meadows, Rhodes — a former senior national security and foreign policy advisor for the Obama administration — received a high-level security clearance “despite a questionable background investigation that may have led the [FBI] to deny him an interim clearance.”
Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli enter not guilty pleas in college admissions cheating scandal replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 12:40:22 PM Post Reply
Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty Monday in the college admissions scam, Fox News has learned. In court documents obtained by Fox News, Loughlin, 54, and Giannulli, 55, said in the filing they are waiving their right to appear in court for an arraignment and plead not guilty. The "Fuller House" actress also requested to waive her appearance for an arraignment in the college admissions scandal,(Snip) Loughlin and Giannulli did not appear in court and it is currently not known if the judge will permit the pleas without them present.
The Corruption and Influence of Jessie K Liu… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 1:02:40 PM Post Reply
What do the following four points have in common? *The manipulated DC legal case surrounding the Awan brothers; and how they escaped full accountability, likely due to need to protect politicians. (House of Representatives) The sweetheart plea deal. *The manipulated DC legal case surrounding SSCI Security Director James Wolfe; and how he was allowed to plea only to lying to investigators when the evidence was clear from the outset how he leaked classified information to his journalist concubine. Again, likely due to the need to protect politicians. (SSCI, Senate) The sweetheart plea deal. *The manipulated DC legal case surrounding Obama
Three-Day Threat of Severe Thunderstorms, Including Tornadoes, in the South, Midwest and East Beginning Wednesday replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 1:12:54 PM Post Reply
Following a severe weather outbreak this past weekend, another multi-day siege of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain is likely starting Wednesday in parts of the South, Midwest and East. Another rather vigorous southward plunge of the jet stream will pivot out of the Desert Southwest into the Plains Wednesday, then lumber through the rest of the South and East through the end of the week. (Snip)Wednesday After a brief lull, severe thunderstorms are expected to flare up once again Wednesday afternoon, particularly in the southern Plains of Oklahoma and Texas. Large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are threats,
Pelosi is not in charge replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 2:01:41 PM Post Reply
The feel-good story of the day is supposed to be "Pelosi rips AOC, says her posse in Congress is ‘like five people.’" But Pelosi is wrong. She is delusional. She is out of touch. She is the Bill Kristol of her party. (Snip) Her quick quip masks the reality. Decades of the nasty, filthy hatred of America that Democrats have drilled into the heads of kids in school have come back to haunt the party. Taught that America is a genocidal, racist, sexist and otherwise deplorable country, new generations of Democrats hate America. They demand reparations. Now.
National Reckoning, My Eye replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 2:18:32 PM Post Reply
Okay, sports fans, get your wallets out and start giving. That’s the latest brainstorm from a New York Times columnist who makes however unconvincing a case for reparations to black people. For slavery, that is. And that means you, whitey—or brownie, and I guess that goes for yellow ones also. He wants these reparations to be legislated into law, and everyone except African-Americans has to pay. (Snip)There is no such thing as a collective inherited crime. The call for reparations is a con trick by African-American race hustlers, or a Times jerk
Mueller report expected to be released Thursday morning replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 3:01:32 PM Post Reply
A redacted version of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to be released to Congress and to the public by the Justice Department a day before the Easter holiday weekend, a department official said Monday. But the release of anything less than the full report will not placate congressional Democrats, who want to see all of it. The report, totaling more than 300 pages, details Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and the question of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russian agents in that meddling.
Are There Any Limits to Illegal Immigration? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 3:14:30 PM Post Reply
The U.S.-Mexican border is essentially wide open. Why? Because there is a general expectation in Mexico and Latin America that American immigration law is unenforced. Or it is so bizarre that simple illegal entry almost always ensures temporary legal residence, pending an asylum hearing. A scheduled asylum hearing, in turn, is seen by border crossers as a mere formality to be ignored. The popular perception on the border, then, is to stick one foot illegally onto U.S. soil, and, presto, win permanent residence for you and any family members who wish to follow.
"Paris Is Beheaded": Firefighters Struggle To Save Notre Dame From Devastation After Spire Collapses replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 7:52:40 PM Post Reply
Update 10: Emmanuel Macron has arrived on scene, and is giving a speech outside the cathedral, after authorities claimed that the body of the cathedral has been ´saved and preserved´. "It is our common history that is burning, he said." Emmanuel Macron gives speech outside Notre Dame — euronews (@euronews) April 15, 2019 Meanwhile, a drawing of Quasimodo, the animated hunchback of Notre Dame from the 1996 Disney film, has gone viral as a symbol of mourning and loss after the tragedy. A devastated Quasimodo holds his Notre Dame tightly
Parisians Sing Hymns as Notre Dame Cathedral Is Engulfed in Flames replies
Posted by earlybird 4/15/2019 9:07:56 PM Post Reply
The faithful of Paris sung hymns as France’s Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames. Media outlets have shared footage of crowds gathered in prayer and song, standing in vigil as the roof and spire collapsed amidst flames of Our Lady of Paris, while fire began to overtake the rest of the famous Gothic twelfth-century cathedral. (Snip) A member of staff from Radio Notre Dame, the Catholic radio station of the Ile de France, recorded footage of a Parisian couple singing the “I Salute You, Mary,” with other passers-by near the Pont Saint-Michel joining in.
Judge in Mar-a-Lago Chinese Spy Case Denies Bail: “up to something nefarious”… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/16/2019 9:52:05 AM Post Reply
The Chinese woman who tried to lie her way into Mar-a-Lago appeared in court today to plea ‘not guilty’. However, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman ordered her continued detention and pointed out the obvious: “It does appear to the court that Ms. Zhang was up to something nefarious when she unlawfully attempted to gain access to Mar-a-Lago”…(Snip)Yujing Zhang, who was carrying multiple electronic devices when arrested, pleaded not guilty at her arraignment and detention hearing on Monday in West Palm Beach, Florida. Zhang, 33, was indicted on Friday on charges of making
Footnote Highlights Corruption of Mueller’s FBI Investigative Team…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/16/2019 10:56:58 AM Post Reply
Margot Cleveland has an interesting article in The Federalist today outlining how the DOJ (Mueller) investigation of Christopher Steele was dropped [READ HERE]. Essentially the article outlines how Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley sent a criminal referral of Chris Steele to Rosenstein/Mueller in January 2018; however the case was used as a shield to ward-off FOIA inquiry, but the case was never actually pursued – and eventually dropped.At the time of the 2018 referral CTH noted the Grassley/Graham referral was not what it appeared [See Here]. Additionally, with hindsight and a greater understanding of the Mueller
The DOJ and FBI Influence of Dana Boente… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 8:27:42 AM Post Reply
When John Carlin resigned as Asst. Attorney General in charge of the DOJ National Security Division in October 2016 he was replaced by Principal Deputy Asst. Attorney General and Chief of Staff, Mary McCord. After President Trump took office on January 20th, 2017, Sally Yates was Acting AG and Mary McCord was in charge of the DOJ-NSD. Yates and McCord were the two Main Justice officials who then engaged with White House Counsel Don McGahn on January 26th, 2017, regarding the General Flynn FBI interview conducted on January 24th. The Trump-Russia Collusion Conspiracy was the headline.
Devin Nunes Outlines Three Key Issues Post Mueller Report – Also Confirms Mueller Blocked Key Document Production… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 8:31:47 AM Post Reply
In advance of the Mueller Report release, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, appears with Laura Ingraham to discuss three areas of the 2016 CIA/FBI intelligence operation that deserve answers: (1) The targeting/framing of Michael Flynn and the positioning of a false narrative around innocuous Russia contacts. (2) The use of Joseph Mifsud as an asset by the CIA/FBI running a counterintelligence operation against the Trump campaign. (3) The Trump Tower meeting as organized by Fusion-GPS.Additionally, for the first time Devin Nunes confirms that it was Robert Mueller who blocked delivery of documents to the House investigative committees.
Obama turned the FBI into the KGB replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 8:35:51 AM Post Reply
From the beginning I knew that Obama spied on Americans. He wiretapped the phones at the Associated Press, and the organization shrugged it off. Oh the bosses may have complained for show, but consider the protest when President Donald John Trump kicked Acosta out of the press pool. (Snip) In the eyes of our myopic media, Obama could do no wrong, and President Trump can do no right. But the truth is Obama was a sneaky SOB who turned the FBI into the KGB.
Flipping the 2nd Circuit replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 8:38:33 AM Post Reply
The Hartford Courant reported, "Federal appeals Judge Christopher F. Droney disclosed Monday that he is retiring from active judicial service, a decision certain to focus attention on how President Trump, who has vowed to remake the federal judiciary, chooses a lawyer from Connecticut to fill a vacancy on one of the nation’s most influential courts." This creates the fourth vacancy in the circuit, enough to allow President Donald John Trump to flip the court from liberal to conservative. The district consists of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont.
´Have a nice day´: ISIS fanatics revel in Notre Dame´s destruction days before Easter as they describe the inferno as ´retribution and punishment´ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 9:47:50 AM Post Reply
SIS fanatics are heartlessly revelling in the inferno at Notre Dame Cathedral just days before Easter calling it ´retribution and punishment´, according to terror intelligence researchers. A poster of the blazing cathedral appeared online accompanied by the words, ´Have a good day,´ and was created by the ISIS affiliated Al-Muntasir group according to the Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium. The poster says: ´Its construction began in the year 1163 and ended in 1345. It´s time to say goodbye to your oratory polytheism.´
FBI failed to provide details on contact with Clinton campaign lawyer: Judicial Watch replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 9:53:37 AM Post Reply
The FBI failed to respond to an October 2018 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking more information about secretive communications in late 2016 between a top Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer and the bureau´s then-general counsel, according to the transparency group Judicial Watch. Additionally, the group said, the FBI has ignored September 2018 FOIA requests concerning bureau communications with, and payments to, British ex-spy Christopher Steele -- who authored the infamous anti-Trump dossier. In response, Judicial Watch announced Tuesday it has filed lawsuits seeking the full release of all relevant documents.
Secret tapes linger over Buttigieg´s meteoric rise replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 9:57:11 AM Post Reply
Pete Buttigieg’s meteoric rise as a presidential candidate is putting a spotlight on his years as mayor of South Bend, Ind., including his demotion of an African-American police chief. An Indiana judge will rule soon on whether to release five cassette tapes of secretly recorded conversations between South Bend police officers that led to the 2012 demotion of Police Chief Darryl Boykins, the city’s first ever black police chief. The South Bend City Council subpoenaed Buttigieg to win release of the tapes, which were at the center of a police department shake-up and a series of lawsuits.
De Blasio Threatens to Sue if Trump Sends Immigrants to Sanctuary City NYC replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 12:25:09 PM Post Reply
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio threatened to sue the Trump administration if it sends illegal immigrants to New York City, a “sanctuary city.” “It’s illegal. It is just plain illegal. We will meet him in court. We will beat him in court,” de Blasio said, according to the New York Post. President Trump on Monday tweeted, “Those Illegal Immigrants who can no longer be legally held (Congress must fix the laws and loopholes) will be, subject to Homeland Security, given to Sanctuary Cities and States”:
Notre Dame’s Near-Destruction Is a Tragedy Which Shames Our Civilisation replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 12:32:17 PM Post Reply
Nothing lasts forever — and that’s what hurts the most about the near-loss of Notre Dame Cathedral: what it tells us about our own mortality, about the unpredictability of the future and about the fragility of even our greatest creations. (Snip)When Lord Clark made his landmark 1969 documentary series Civilisation and famously asked: “What is civilisation? I don’t know. I can’t define it in abstract terms, yet. But I think I can recognise it when I see it.” Then, turning to Notre Dame behind him, he added: “And I’m looking at it now.”
Attorney General Barr Blocks Catch and Release by Migration Judges replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 12:40:51 PM Post Reply
Immigration judges cannot release migrants who are caught sneaking into the United States, even if the migrants ask for asylum, says a binding legal decision by Attorney General William Barr. The decision will dramatically shift the migration-caused civic and housing crises from the nation’s blue-collar communities over to the Congress and the Department of Homeland Security, whose budget and detention centers only have enough resources to house about 50,000 people year-round. “The [text of the relevant] Act provides that, if an alien in expedited proceedings establishes a credible fear,
Pew Research: Hispanics to Outpace Black Americans as Largest Voting Minority in 2020 replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 12:50:45 PM Post Reply
Hispanic Americans are set to outpace black Americans as the largest voting minority group in the 2020 election for the first time ever, new research finds. Pew Research Center projections predict that Hispanic American voters will now be the largest voting minority in the 2020 presidential election, passing black American voters for the first time in United States history. (Snip) In total, Pew predicts that the number of eligible Hispanic voters in 2020 will tick up to a record 13.3 percent of the entire American electorate, while eligible black American voters will make up about 12.5 percent of the electorate.
Rebuilding History: How 21st-Century Tech Can Save Medieval Notre Dame replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 1:21:50 PM Post Reply
As flames rose from the timber roof of the historic Notre Dame de Paris, the world watched the 850-year-old landmark’s tallest spire and roof succumb to the heat. (Snip) Vassar College Art History professor Andrew Tallon, who tirelessly 3D laser scanned the entire Notre Dame cathedral and other Gothic treasures throughout France. Although Tallon passed away from brain cancer in 2018, his work wasn’t lost. Ochsendorf, who worked with Tallon on the project, says “such a 3D model can provide crucial information about the geometry and materials.” Tallon’s laser scan process used a Leica ScanStation C10 laser beam
State´s Attorney Kim Foxx calls Jussie Smollett ‘washed up celeb who lied to cops’ in text message: report replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 3:09:49 PM Post Reply
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx described “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett as a “washed up celeb who lied to cops” in texts messages released Tuesday by her office in response to a public-records request by the Chicago Tribune. Foxx compared Smollett’s case to her office’s pending indictments against R&B singer R. Kelly in text messages to Joseph Magats, her top assistant, on March 8, the paper reported “Pedophile with 4 victims 10 counts. Washed up celeb who lied to cops, 16 (counts),” she wrote. “… Just because we can charge something doesn’t mean we should.”
Jussie Smollett No Longer In Dugout For Broadway’s ‘Take Me Out’ Revival replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 3:21:59 PM Post Reply
Deadline has confirmed that Empire actor Jussie Smollett read for a leading role in next year’s Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg’s 2003 Tony-winning play Take Me Out but is no longer in the running.Britain’s Daily Mail has reported that Smollett was “cut” from the 2020 Second Stage Theater revival of the play about a mixed-race baseball star who comes out as gay. The publication reported that Zachary Quinto was set to co-star. A source close to the production tells Deadline that Smollett did indeed read for the lead role in January but that no casting decisions had,
Naval Academy will bar transgender students from fall 2020 after Supreme Court upholds Trump´s ban on troops who transition replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 5:07:10 PM Post Reply
The US Naval Academy is banning transgender students starting with the 2020 school year. The Defense Department on Monday confirmed the change, which follows a policy shift under the Trump Administration to bar people who are transgender from serving in the military. The 2018 policy from Defense Secretary James Mattis took effect Friday after the Supreme Court allowed the ban and dissolved court injunctions. While the school in Annapolis, Maryland, currently accepts transgender students and retains midshipmen who transition to another gender, as of next year it will revert for new members.
Democrats Led By Nadler and Schiff Outraged at AG Barr Decision to Hold Press Conference… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/17/2019 10:32:27 PM Post Reply
Democrat politicians and their water-carrying media allies who helped spur the Mueller investigation for two years are furious about Attorney General Bill Barr and Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein holding a press conference tomorrow (9:30am) shortly before releasing the Mueller report (11:00am). The level of Democrat pearl-clutching over process is only exceeded by the transparency of their political demands to create a narrative. It really is silly…
Press throws tantrum ahead of release of Mueller report replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 9:32:30 AM Post Reply
Attorney General Bill Barr scheduled a press conference for 9:30 a.m. today ahead of his voluntarily releasing to the public the Mueller Report. The press already knows the report clears President Donald John Trump of collusion, but led by Maggie Haberman ?of the New York Times, the press is not making not accepting this. There is a call for reporters to boycott the press conference. Transparency in government is the last thing the modern press wants. Last year: RUSSIAN COLLUSION! PUTIN AGENT TRUMP MUST BE TRIED FOR TREASON
Trump changes Democrat platform on immigration replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 9:35:29 AM Post Reply
I knew President Donald John Trump had once again outfoxed the Disloyal Opposition was when I read David French´s piece on Friday, "Donald Trump’s Idea to Ship Illegal Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities Is Ridiculous and Wrong." French wrote, "From a purely political standpoint, how does this not backfire?" I laughed so hard, I nearly fell in the lard. A man who could not last a week in the 2016 presidential race dared to explain politics to the man who won the race with the most states in 20 years.
The Video Authorities Don’t Want You To See: Mystery Person & Flash Of Light Before Notre Dame Cathedral Fire replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 9:44:42 AM Post Reply
If it had only been a singular incident involving a Catholic church in France the burning of one of the most well known human monuments to all of Christianity and Western Civilization could be understandably classified as an unfortunate accident during recent renovation work. Given that more than a thousand French churches across the country have been vandalized in recent years, though, more and more French (and others) are wondering if the Notre Dame fire wasn’t something far more sinister. Just released video of what appears to be someone moving inside the cathedral followed by a flash of
Things That Can’t Go on Forever Simply Don’t replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 9:49:13 AM Post Reply
Economist Herbert Stein’s old adage—”If something cannot go on forever, it will stop”—still holds. Take illegal immigration. There are currently somewhere from 11 million to 15 million immigrants living in the United States without legal authorization. Last month, nearly 100,000 people were apprehended or turned away while trying to illegally cross the southern border. (Snip) the United States would be gaining a fairly large city of undocumented arrivals each month.Most of the people who enter the United States illegally arrive without fluency in English, a high-school diploma, competitive job skills or money. The majority will require support
Adam Schiff: The Media’s Pin-Up Doll replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 10:02:10 AM Post Reply
There are times that even The Onion—the popular satirical newspaper—can’t compete with the outlandish coverage produced by allegedly legitimate news publications. Newsweek magazine’s front-cover swoon over Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) this week is one such example. The interview portrays Schiff as a warrior-martyr, fighting the evil Trump regime for the good of the country. He blasts Attorney General Bill Barr; regurgitates long-disproven allegations of Trump-Russia collusion; and again insists many of his Republican colleagues have private misgivings about President Trump (Snip) For anyone even remotely aware of Schiff’s congenital dishonesty and malfeasance, the Newsweek profile
Rashida Tlaib Hosted Activist Who Called Palestinian Terror Attack ‘Heroic’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 10:16:00 AM Post Reply
Representative Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) hosted an extremist anti-Israel activist who has openly and explicitly endorsed terrorism at her congressional office in mid-April to celebrate the American Muslims for Palestine Advocacy Day. The organization American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), which organized the meeting, posted a photo on its Facebook page of Tlaib standing next to Joe Catron, (Snip) Catron serves as U.S. coordinator of the Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, an arm of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which the U.S., Australia, Japan, Canada, and the E.U. have all designated a terrorist organization.
With centuries-old wood and no fire safeguards, Notre Dame´s attic burned quickly replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 11:40:49 AM Post Reply
When the first fire alarm went off at Notre Dame cathedral on Monday evening, a staffer checked the most vulnerable part of the entire structure, the attic, and was relieved to see no flames, Paris prosecutor Rémy Heitz said Tuesday. That didn´t last. Within 23 minutes, the attic was ablaze. Known as "the forest," the attic was full of wooden beams from trees cut down between 1160 and 1170, and over the centuries, they became extremely dry. (Snip) firewalls and sprinkler systems were never installed in order to protect the design of the structure. It was also risky to add
Reporter Whines to AG Barr: Where’s Robert Mueller, ‘This Is His Report’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/18/2019 2:42:59 PM Post Reply
Attorney General William Barr on Thursday corrected a reporter’s assertion that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was “his,” reminding him that Mueller authored the report on behalf of the Justice Department. (Snip “This is his report, obviously that you’re talking about today.” “Not it’s not,” Barr shot back. “It’s a report he did for me as the attorney general. He is required under the regulation to provide me with a confidential report. I’m here to discuss my response to that report and my decision to — entirely discretionary to me — to make it public since these reports are not supposed to be made public.”
Robert Mueller Interviewed President Trump Six Days After Criminal “Obstruction” Investigation Began… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 10:33:11 AM Post Reply
Now that people are starting to absorb the intent and motivations of the Special Counsel investigation, it’s worth remembering Robert Mueller interviewed President Donald Trump six days after the FBI launched a criminal “obstruction of justice” investigation, and ten months after the FBI launched the counterintelligence investigation…. ..The May 16, 2017, Mueller meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office. The Mueller Report shows there never was a Trump Russia-Collusion-Conspiracy case to begin with; and with the report showing how most of Mueller’s investigative time was spent gathering evidence for an ‘obstruction case’;
Australian Government Confirms Official Role in “Spygate”… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 11:03:10 AM Post Reply
In response to media inquiry and FOIA demands, the government of Australia formally admitted today to the role of High Commissioner Alexander Downer and his engagements with George Papadopoulos in 2016. The timing coincides with the Mueller Report (released today), which states it was information about this engagement from Alexander Downer that opened the FBI counterintelligence investigation in July 2016. The Australian government cited the conclusion of the Robert Mueller special counsel investigation as the background for their willingness to comply with an 15-month-old FOIA request from Buzzfeed News.
Media doubles down on stupid replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 11:10:09 AM Post Reply
Having debated whether to boycott Bill Barr´s press conference on the Mueller Report, the press decided instead to boycott reality. Many in the media now portray the report as worse than an indictment. They want to salvage something because they bet the farm on his indictment and wound up as losers.The Washington Post declared, "Mueller´s report paints a damning portrait of Trump´s presidency." Gee, 17 Democrat lawyers are forced to admit they have nothing on him, and so they shoved a lot of unsubstantiated (and insignificant) gossip to pad their report.
Trump wants to evict illegals replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 11:14:44 AM Post Reply
The Housing and Urban Development told Congress it plans to scrap a Bill Clinton rule that allowed illegal aliens to get public housing assistance. This is part of President Donald John Trump´s plan to remove bad policies from all prior presidents, not just Obama. The Washington Times reported we stopped asking more than 20 years ago people if they are citizens or if they are even here legally. Taxpayers just shelled housing subsidies out, no questions asked. The money goes to landlords, who had no incentive to check whether a renter is legal or not.
Tom Steyer’s Itching, Scratching Need to Impeach replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 11:22:05 AM Post Reply
As special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s two-year, $34 million investigation into the Trump campaign’s supposed “collusion” with Russia in 2016 turns out to be the “nothingburger” it was always believed to be, the investigation at least did reveal the Left’s ongoing inability to accept the results of the 2016 election.(Snip) Chief among them is Tom Steyer, a former hedge fund manager turned Democratic mega-funder. Steyer, better known for his insistent pushing of an environmentalist (and given his investments, totally altruistic) agenda, is now the key funder behind the impeachment cabal, even after Mueller’s report greatly diminished the likelihood
Charges: 19-year-old driver was drunk at time of fatal St. Paul crash replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 12:27:13 PM Post Reply
A 19-year-old man has been charged with felony drunken driving for striking another car in St. Paul last week and killing the other driver, according to charges. Jose O. Vasquez-Guillen, of St. Paul, was charged Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the crash (Snip)Mark J. O’Gara, 52, of St. Paul, died at the scene. Two days after the crash, Vasquez-Guillen left the Ramsey County jail and was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Vasquez-Guillen, a citizen of El Salvador, entered the country illegally at age 15 in January 2016,
Cartel Blockades Bring Mexican Border City near Texas to Standstill replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 1:37:04 PM Post Reply
A series of blockades in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo brought traffic to a complete halt. Mexican authorities deployed a large number of police and military forces in case gun battles erupted while they confronted the causes of congestion.The blockades took place on Wednesday afternoon shortly after 5 p.m. when members of the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) faction of Los Zetas began hijacking trucks and buses to park them sideways across busy avenues. The cartel gunmen also deployed hundreds of makeshift road spikes.Nuevo Laredo is one of the busiest commercial land ports of entry between
Clintonista Mark Penn: Obstruction-Focused ‘Volume 2 of the Mueller Report Should Not Exist at All’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 1:40:15 PM Post Reply
Mark Penn — Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist during her 2008 presidential campaign — writes special counsel Robert Mueller’s report vindicates those who affirmed no collusion occured between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia, arguing that the investigation should have never considered the question of obstruction. From The Hill: The walls were not coming down. They were not closing in. There was, at the end of the day, no evidence whatsoever of any collusion — and there was nothing but a president frustrated at being wrongly accused and wrongly investigated over a very effective hoax.
Mueller´s done, and Dems should be too — because Trump is no Nixon replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 1:53:30 PM Post Reply
The walls were not coming down. (Snip) no evidence whatsoever of any collusion — and there was nothing but a president frustrated at being wrongly accused and wrongly investigated over a very effective hoax. Most people don’t understand what it is to not only to be personally investigated for something you didn’t do but to have your friends, family members and associates placed in legal jeopardy over it. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team systematically targeted the people around the president, squeezing them like lemons, indicting them on mostly process crimes created by the investigation
More Americans are moving, mostly to Sun Belt suburbs replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 2:10:14 PM Post Reply
A decade after the worst recession in modern history froze many Americans in place, the number of people with enough economic security to move is starting to rise once again, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Those estimates show more Americans are moving from Rust Belt and Northeastern cities, including some of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, (Snip)Nine of the 10 counties that added the largest number of residents are in Sun Belt states like Texas, Arizona, California, Nevada and Florida; the 10th is home of Seattle,
Rank and Vile – Absolute Proof Mueller FBI Investigators Leaked Investigative Documents to Media… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/19/2019 7:57:49 PM Post Reply
There has been a widespread media claim for two years that Robert Mueller’s special counsel team never leaked. However, today, while entirely obfuscating the lede aspect to their admission/story, Buzzfeed News outlines how FBI agents assigned to Robert Mueller’s team actually leaked documents from their investigation to the media.This admission is stunning…. I don’t even think Buzzfeed realizes what they are admitting to here. (Snip) Our story was based on detailed information from senior law enforcement sources. That reporting included documents — specifically, pages of notes that were taken during an interview of [Michael] Cohen by
Oddly Enough, Jake Tapper is Not Lying Here… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 10:42:08 AM Post Reply
The video snippet below shows within 10 minutes after the 448-page Robert Mueller report was publicly released, Jake Tapper identifies two reporters, Laura Jarrett and Manu Raju, who Tapper says have “read the report.” It’s almost guaranteed Jake Tapper is not lying in that segment. Yes, it is impossible for two journalists to read 448 pages of the report and prepare to discuss it within minutes… but that’s not what they did. The Mueller people who wrote that report; the same Mueller people who tipped off CNN to the raid on Roger Stone; the same Mueller people who
Mitt Romney Wants Everyone To Know His Opinion on Mueller Report… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 11:29:23 AM Post Reply
If you left a bait bucket -wrapped in a plastic bag- sitting in the sun for three days, the results would be be appropriate for Mitt Romney’s latest brand of cologne. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday he was “sickened” by the dishonesty of U.S. President Donald Trump and people around him as portrayed in a report on Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 election. (more) Apparently Mitt Romney wants the world to know his opinion of the Mueller report:
What did Obama know? When did he know it? replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 11:47:20 AM Post Reply
I see where Judge Andrew Napolitano is now an astronaut. I mean you have to be in outer space to believe that Mueller´s report “might be enough to prosecute” President Trump.(Snip) If Mueller had the goods to prosecute, he would have. Forget it, Jake. It´s cable TV. John Solomon at The Hill is grounded. He raised 10 questions about the report. No. 9 is the one that matters most. Solomon wrote, "9.) Did the CIA or Obama intelligence apparatus try to lure or pressure the FBI into opening a Trump collusion probe or acknowledge its existence before the election?
Media & Democrats, For The Good Of The Nation, It’s Time To Admit You Were Wrong And Ask To Be Forgiven… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 1:07:01 PM Post Reply
This week’s far left news coverage of the Mueller Report fallout has been a bizarre affair that has CNN, MSNBC, etc., still refusing to admit their wrongdoing and in some cases actually continuing to push the impeachment narrative. Let that sink in. When media figures are still demanding impeachment of a president who was found to have done NOTHING WRONG it only further emphasizes the point that this entire Mueller boondoggle was never about the truth but only a means by which these people wanted to harm President Trump, his tens of millions of supporters,
Mexican Soldiers Question, Disarm Two U.S. Army Troops In Apparent Confusion About Border Location, Incident Documents Reveal replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 1:19:48 PM Post Reply
Two U.S. Army soldiers sat in an unmarked Chevrolet Tahoe owned by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the west side of an El Paso County, Texas, Colonia known as Las Pampas. It was April 13, and the Army sergeant and private had set up a hasty observation post north of the Rio Grande River, but south of the border fence in U.S. territory.(Snip) observed five to six individuals dressed in green pixelated military camouflage uniforms and carrying weapons, which appeared to be FX-05 Xiuhcoatl, an assault rifle designed and built for the Mexican armed
New York Times Believes the ‘Body of Christ’ Is a Statue replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 3:15:11 PM Post Reply
The far-left New York Times was forced to issue a humiliating correction this week after describing “the body of Christ” as a statue. The story by Elian Peltier was titled “The Chaplain, the Cathedral Fire and the Race to Rescue Notre-Dame’s Relics” and offered a detailed account of Father Jean-Marc Fournier (the Paris Fire Department chaplain) and his heroic efforts to save cherished Notre Dame’s treasures and relics during that devastating fire. In the second paragraph, the Times quotes him as saying, “I had two priorities: to save the crown of thorns and a statue of Jesus.”
It’s ‘Too Far’ to Say Mueller Report Completely Exonerates Trump – ‘Too Many’ in Media Not Accepting Lack of Further Charges replies
Posted by earlybird 4/20/2019 3:41:49 PM Post Reply
On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” Fox News Analyst and host Howard Kurtz stated that some people on the right “are going too far” by claiming that the Mueller report completely exonerates President Trump “as if there’s no embarrassing or damaging material in here.” He added that “too many” people in the media aren’t accepting that there are no further charges. He said, “I mean, some on the right are going too far in saying this completely and totally exonerates the president, as if there’s no embarrassing or damaging material in here
Second Scope Memo – Rosenstein Authorizes Mueller to Target Michael Flynn Jr… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/21/2019 11:58:51 AM Post Reply
The original authorization for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller was May 17th, 2017. However, the recently released Weissmann report shows there were two additional scope memos authorizing specific targeting of the Mueller probe. The first scope memo was August 2nd, 2017, OUTLINED HERE, and is an important part of the puzzle that helps explain the corrupt original purpose of the special counsel. (Snip) second scope memo was to provide Weissmann and Mueller with ammunition and authority to investigate specific targets, for specific purposes. One of those targets was General Michael Flynn’s son, Michael Flynn Jr.
Royals reportedly want Harry and Meghan ‘as far away as possible’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/21/2019 2:26:38 PM Post Reply
With Meghan Markle due to give birth any day, a new report says the British royal family is scrambling to try to contain her popularity amid worries she could become “bigger than [Princess] Diana.” And so they’ve determined to keep her and Prince Harry as far away as possible from the media(Snip) “There have been various ideas floated for them to take on a job abroad, such as governor-general of Australia or Canada, wherever,” a palace source told The Sunday Times of London. But sending the couple to Canada was “mooted, then booted”
Mark Levin and Byron York Discuss Weissmann/Mueller Report and Two Years of Nonsense… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/21/2019 2:40:01 PM Post Reply
I’m on my fifth 4×8 whiteboard overlay, now formatted into a timeline sequence; and I’m determined to have a massive amount of material for both the House and Senate to confront former special counsel Mueller if he complies with requests for appearance. (Snip) it’s from the original small group: 19 lawyers, 40 current FBI officials and their Lawfare assistants. They have no idea how much their own hubris has positioned themselves at the precipice of their own grave. In my opinion, the Mueller appearance and a well armed Republican panel should be the ignition spark for The Big Ugly.
Edelweiss über alles replies
Posted by earlybird 4/21/2019 4:46:30 PM Post Reply
On Friday I started the day with three hours of substitute-host-level Excellence in Broadcasting on America´s Number One radio show. The Mueller Report predominated, but we got to other topics as well: (Snip)~The moronization of society proceeds apace. As we mentioned on the show, a bigshot New York Times correspondent thinks that playing "Edelweiss" at the White House is some kind of Nazi dog-whistle to Trump supporters. It is tragic and profound the way even small artifacts of our inheritance get trashed in these witless arguments, so, if you want to know the real story of the
CRTV vs Steyn: The Verdict replies
Posted by earlybird 4/21/2019 5:09:35 PM Post Reply
"Let´s announce everything and put this motherf**ker on the hook for everything. If anything goes wrong, it lands on HIM, not CRTV. (Snip)Today, Thursday, in the New York Supreme Court in Lower Manhattan, Judge Eileen Bransten confirmed the award to yours truly in the matter of CRTV vs Steyn. Short version: We won. For those readers new to this wretched business, last February CRTV canceled my TV show on their subscription network and fired me, precipitating the worst year of my professional life. Over the course of the last twelve months I´ve been asked regularly by various people:
Tom Fitton: Mueller ‘Suggesting Obstruction’ Is ‘Final Act of Abuse of Power’ replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 9:32:25 AM Post Reply
Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said Robert Mueller’s openness to obstruction of justice accusations against President Donald Trump — in the context of the Mueller-led operation’s 448-page report — amounted to Mueller’s “final act of abuse of power,” offering his remarks in a Friday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. (Snip)Fitton stated, “You have this grave abuse of power by Mueller in suggesting obstruction where no obstruction took place. Attorney General Barr wasn’t fooled by Mr. Mueller’s implications and concluded there was no obstruction of justice. This is the final act
Sri Lanka Attacks: Death Toll Soars as Police Identify Seven Suicide Bombers replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 9:37:02 AM Post Reply
Sri Lanka police investigators said Monday the coordinated Easter Sunday attacks that targeted Christians and luxury hotel guests were the work of seven suicide bombers. The bombings, Sri Lanka’s deadliest violence since a devastating civil war ended a decade ago on the island nation, killed at least 290 people with more than 500 wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said. Twenty-four arrests have been made but no single group has claimed responsibility for the terror acts, the Sri Lanka Daily Mirror reports. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the blasts as a terrorist attack by “a radical Islamic group.”
Sunday Talks: Rep John Ratcliffe Discusses The Weissmann/Mueller Report…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 9:44:58 AM Post Reply
Oddly, neither Fox News nor anyone else captured the individual interviews on Sunday Morning Futures today. However, at the beginning of this scraped video Maria Bartiromo discusses the Weissmann/Mueller report with John Ratcliffe. (Snip) an important voice to consider because he is one of the few representatives who has viewed all of the redacted and classified documents behind ‘spygate’. Ratcliffe contemplates many of the questions that many people have about the origin of the Trump surveillance operation. Ratcliffe also mentions that Robert Mueller has been invited to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on May 22nd or May 23rd.
We cannot quit because they won´t quit replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 9:53:58 AM Post Reply
Michael Goodwin of the New York Post has advised President Trump to not punch back twice as hard against those who conspired to overthrow his duly elected government with a manufactured crisis and lies about Russian collusion. Gee, while he´s at it Donald Trump can shave his head, lose the tan, stop tweeting, and only speak with a Teleprompter. Did Babe Ruth bunt with the bases loaded? Did Bart Starr take a knee on the last play in the Ice Bowl?(Snip)We are in win-or-die politics. This is no time to forgive and forget and move on.
Howard Kurtz regresses to CNN ways replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 10:06:37 AM Post Reply
Fox News is unwatchable. Too many of its personalities are trying to impress their buddies at other news outlets. I used to tolerate Shep Smith, respect Chris Wallace, and like Neal Cavuto. Now I would rather watch the Kardashians. Howard Kurtz, meanwhile, has reverted to his CNN form.(Snip) "On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s ´Cavuto: Coast to Coast,´ Fox News Analyst and host Howard Kurtz stated that some people on the right ´are going too far´ by claiming that the Mueller report completely exonerates President Trump “as if there’s no embarrassing or damaging material in here
Boom! Watch Former Fed Prosecutor Smash Anti-Trump Commentator’s Biased Version Of “Truth” replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 10:12:25 AM Post Reply
Joe diGenova isn’t playing here. What is going on within the far left media is appalling. They are taking lies and calling them truths and taking truths and calling them lies and then taking honest public servants and calling them dishonest when their positions don’t support the anti-Trump agenda. America needs MORE people like diGenova to stand up to this dangerous and deceptive hypocrisy that infects nearly every facet of the media today. The facts are undeniable regarding the Mueller investigation. After nearly two years and tens of millions of dollars wasted, there was no collusion and no obstruction
Joy Comes in the Morning replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 10:36:36 AM Post Reply
I lost an earring this week. The simple, square, gold earrings were a gift from my mother a bazillion years ago. Monetarily they were probably fairly insignificant, but as far as their meaning? I could not place a value on them.(Snip) I ran into a series of closed doors this week. I spent an inordinate amount of time on the phone with various slow-moving bureaucracies. I cajoled people to do the jobs they were already supposed to do. A semi-threatening return address on an official letter showed up in my mailbox. My kids squabbled.
Joy Comes in the Morning replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 10:36:36 AM Post Reply
I lost an earring this week. The simple, square, gold earrings were a gift from my mother a bazillion years ago. Monetarily they were probably fairly insignificant, but as far as their meaning? I could not place a value on them.(Snip) I ran into a series of closed doors this week. I spent an inordinate amount of time on the phone with various slow-moving bureaucracies. I cajoled people to do the jobs they were already supposed to do. A semi-threatening return address on an official letter showed up in my mailbox. My kids squabbled.
Spygate and The Steele Dossier Were The Cover Story – The Real Issue is Years of Obama-era Surveillance and Political Spy Operations… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/22/2019 11:55:53 PM Post Reply
If you read the Weissmann/Mueller report carefully one aspect stands out strongly; the Mueller investigation was fully committed to The Steele Dossier. (Snip) Repeatedly, the investigative unit references their mandate based around the Steele Dossier, and the mid-summer 2016 origin of the FBI counterintelligence operation. Why? Why was/is Crossfire Hurricane (July ’16) and the Steele Dossier (Oct. ’16) so important to the principle intelligence apparatus, and the Mueller team (’17, ’18, ’19)? I believe former NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers has told us the answer. In early 2016 Rogers caught on to a massive and pre-existing
The Obama Use of FISA-702 as a Domestic Political Surveillance Program…. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 9:53:55 AM Post Reply
Now that we have significant research files on the 2015 and 2016 political surveillance program; which includes the trail evident within the Weissmann/Mueller report; in combination with the Obama-era DOJ “secret research project” (their words, not mine); we are able to overlay the entire objective and gain a full understanding of how political surveillance was conducted over a period of approximately four to six years. Working with a timeline, but also referencing origination material in 2015/2016 – CTH hopes to show how the program operated. This explains an evolution from The IRS Files in 2010 to the FISA Files in 2016.
"Nigerian brothers" sue Smollett attorneys for defamation replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 2:08:49 PM Post Reply
Two Lakeview men who police and prosecutors said helped TV star Jussie Smollett stage a bogus hate crime on Jan. 29th have filed a defamation suit against the actor’s Hollywood-based attorneys. The complaint filed this morning in Chicago’s federal courthouse seeks more than $75,000 each for Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo and Abimbola “Bola” Osundairo from attorneys Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian as well as the Geragos & Geragos Law Firm. (Snip)Glandian allegedly implied that Smollet and Bola Osundairo had a sexual relationship. But the brothers say Bola is heterosexual, was dating a woman at the time,
Donald Trump Files for Temporary Restraining Order Against Chairman Elijah Cummings… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 3:41:49 PM Post Reply
Donald Trump, not President Trump, representing his affiliated private business interests, has filed for a temporary restraining order (full pdf below) against House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings and his committee representatives and officers. You might remember when Speaker Nancy Pelosi changed the House Rules earlier this year. Part of the rule changes were to modify the responsibilities of the House Government Affairs Oversight Committee. Speaker Pelosi removed all other oversight responsibility and shifted the committee to a singular oversight role focused only on the White House.
The Democrats Divide on Impeachment replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 3:47:32 PM Post Reply
The release of the Mueller report has left Democrats in a dilemma. For consider what Robert Mueller concluded after two years of investigation. Candidate Donald Trump did not conspire or collude with the Russians to hack the emails of the DNC or John Podesta. Trump did not distribute the fruits of those crimes. Nor did anyone in his campaign. On collusion and conspiracy, said Mueller, Trump is innocent. Mueller did not say Trump did not consider interfering with his investigation. But the investigation went on unimpeded.
To Conquer Chaos, Court It replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 4:49:47 PM Post Reply
For all of the rhetoric about our supposed liberal international order, the world is more chaotic and unstable than it has been since World War II. Disorder reigns. And for the technocratic, democratic globalist elites in the West, this disorder can only be repaired with the right combination of U.S. tax dollars, the blood of American servicemen and women, and a desire to remake entire societies in our image (or, at least, in the distorted image of postmodern, Western elites). Yet, with each new U.S. intervention, we have detached the use of military force from serious national interests
Battleground Florida: Soros-Funded Groups Work to Register 1.4 Million Ex-Felons Ahead of 2020 replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 5:37:58 PM Post Reply
Progressive organizations, many financed by billionaire activist George Soros, are working overtime to restore voting rights for Florida’s nearly 1.4 million ex-felons as the nation’s biggest swing state seems poised to play a pivotal electoral role in the 2020 presidential race. The current battle revolves around a Florida state amendment that was passed last year restoring voting rights for felons, with progressive groups opposing a local bill that would require the state’s ex-felons to first pay civil fines and court fees before registering to vote. Florida’s Amendment Four was approved by voters during last year’s Midterm election.
The Tragedy of Jewish American Liberals replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 5:49:47 PM Post Reply
On April 9, Israeli voters went to the polls and reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a landslide to serve a fifth term as prime minister. (Snip) American Jewish leaders on both sides of the partisan aisle routinely applaud Israel’s democracy. They argue that it is Israel’s democracy that forms the basis of U.S. support for the Jewish state. In light of this consistent position, American Jewish leaders across the partisan divide could have been expected to celebrate the elections and the vibrancy of Israeli democracy and the independent mindedness of Israeli voters. But this did not happen.
Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid replies
Posted by earlybird 4/23/2019 9:51:51 PM Post Reply
TONALA, Mexico — Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were detained in a raid. (Snip) Mexican immigration authorities said 371 people were detained Monday in what was the largest single raid so far on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last year. The once large caravan of about 3,000 people was essentially broken up by the raid, as migrants fled
James Comey’s Unpaid “Special Government Employee” Daniel Richman… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 11:17:26 AM Post Reply
When considering who were the FBI contractors, with special program access to the NSA database, conducting unauthorized searches and extracting results… there’s a specific type of contractor described by FISA Judge Rosemary Collyer. One who was able to work around the security protocols: [Page 21] “systems …. that do not interface with NSA’s query audit system“.(Snip) People started asking questions and Fox News Catherine Herridge detailed how Daniel Richman held special access privileges to the FBI, as an outcome of former FBI Director James Comey authorizing his friend as a “Special Government Employee” or SGE.
The Embers of History replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 12:31:21 PM Post Reply
Last week’s fire in the world’s most famous Gothic cathedral, Notre-Dame de Paris, reminds us of the increasingly awkward political issue posed by the immense achievements of the European past. (Snip)Thus, in today’s Coatesian Age, it looms larger than it did a generation or two ago whether one’s forebears built Notre-Dame or a hut. In an era when our most influential voices attempt to unite our increasingly diverse and therefore divisive ethnicities around demonizing the forefathers of Europeans, the overwhelming beauty of the cathedrals of the high Middle Ages is, as they say, problematic.
Unredact All of It replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 12:46:02 PM Post Reply
The Mueller Report confirms what some of us have suspected from the beginning: There was no collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Kremlin to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. (Snip)We should fully support Nadler’s request for the unredacted report, any supporting materials and the open testimony of both Barr and Robert Mueller. The American people should finally hear from the inscrutable special counsel; he should answer many lingering questions about his investigation, not the least of which is why he continued to pursue a non-existent offense that had been manufactured by
Joe Biden is Obama without hope replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 3:36:05 PM Post Reply
Joe Biden’s inevitable 2020 presidential candidacy is a strange, strange thing. Biden has longed to be president all his political life: he first ran in 1988; he ran again 20 years later. Now we’re more than a decade past his last grab for power, and Biden, as he nears 80, thinks his day has come once more. What are voters supposed to think is different this time? If Biden wasn’t good enough in 1988 or 2008, why should Democrats accept him as the best they can do in 2020? (Snip) Polls don’t suggest he’s the only Democrat who can defeat
Bernie Sanders Scares a Lot of People, and Quite a Few of Them Are Democrats replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 3:44:19 PM Post Reply
In 34 national surveys conducted from October 2018 to early April, Joe Biden, who is expected to announce his presidential bid on Thursday, led of all competitors.(Snip)Sanders has never been tested in a general election. His only experience running against Republicans has been in Vermont, a state ranked third most liberal in the nation and second most Democratic, according to Gallup Democratic primary voters and caucus goers are more liberal than voters in the general election, including the Democratic electorate as a whole. They are more likely to be comfortable with the idea of socialism and more tolerant
Scaffolding firm says workers smoked at Paris´ Notre-Dame replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 4:45:47 PM Post Reply
PARIS - A scaffolding firm that has worked on the roof of Notre-Dame said some of its workers had smoked on the site, but ruled out that a cigarette butt might have started the fire that destroyed the cathedral’s oak-framed roof last week.A spokesman for family-owned Le Bras Freres, confirming a report in French weekly Le Canard Enchaine, told Reuters that some workers of its Europe Echafaudage scaffolding unit had informed police that they had “sometimes” smoked on the scaffolding, despite a smoking ban on the site. “We condemn it. But the fire started inside the building...
U.S. State Dept ex-employee pleads guilty to conspiring with Chinese agents: Justice Dept replies
Posted by earlybird 4/24/2019 9:11:52 PM Post Reply
WASHINGTON - A former U.S. State Department employee pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring with Chinese agents, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement. The employee, Candace Claiborne, had been accused of lying to law enforcement officers and hiding extensive contacts and gifts from the Chinese agents in exchange for providing them with internal State Department documents, according to the Justice Department. The gifts included cash, international vacations, tuition at a Chinese fashion school, a fully furnished apartment and a monthly stipend provided directly to Claiborne and an unnamed close family member of hers, the Justice Department
Joe Biden Launches Campaign Based on Charlottesville ‘Very Fine People’ Hoax replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 11:56:30 AM Post Reply
Former Vice Preisdent Joe Biden launched his third presidential campaign on Thursday by referring to a debunked claim that President Donald Trump referred to neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017 as “very fine people.”In a three-and-a-half minute YouTube video, Biden cited the August 2017 riots as his primary motivation for running against Trump, presenting a version of events that even a CNN contributor has declared to be fraudulent.
Barack Obama Doesn’t Endorse Joe Biden After 2020 Campaign Launch replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 12:01:59 PM Post Reply
Former President Barack Obama on Thursday offered praise for his former Vice President Joe Biden following the launch of his 2020 presidential campaign — but noticeably stopped short of endorsing him as a candidate. “President Obama has long said that selecting Joe Biden as his running mate in 2008 was one of the best decisions he ever made,” Obama said in a statement released through his spokeswoman Katie Hill. “He relied on the Vice president’s knowledge, insight, and judgment throughout both campaign and the entire presidency. The two forged a special bond
Nigerian Brothers Sue Smollett´s Attorneys For Lying About Whiteface, Steroids, and Sex replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 12:40:35 PM Post Reply
On Tuesday, Olabinjo (Ola) and Abimbola (Bola) Osundairo filed a defamation and false light lawsuit against the attorneys for Empire star Jussie Smollett. (Snip)Attorney Tina Glandian made many statements trashing the Osundairos, even though the charges against Smollett had already been dropped. The lawsuit argues that "Ms. Glandian’s statements indicating Plaintiffs actually criminally battered Mr. Smollett without his consent are patently false and defamatory, as Mr. Smollett originated, planned, and orchestrated the attack."
County judge unleashes on prosecutor as more and more people aren´t getting the "Smollett Deal" replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 12:53:13 PM Post Reply
One of the many topics that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office has regularly avoided since abruptly dropping charges against Jussie Smollett on March 26th is this: Could they point to any other occasions when they flat-out dropped felony false police report charges without requiring the accused to at least plead guilty? It’s an essential question because Joe Magats, the top aide who took over the Smollet case when Foxx “recused” herself insisted that the resolution Smollett enjoyed “is available to all defendants; it´s not something out of privilege; it´s not something out of clout."
Michael Avenatti Endorses Joe Biden for President replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 4:41:16 PM Post Reply
After former Vice President Joe Biden announced his 2020 campaign for president in a video Thursday, troubled TV lawyer Michael Avenatti endorsed him and said, “He has my enthusiastic support.” (Snip) “I am extremely happy that @JoeBiden has decided to enter the race. He offers Dems the very best chance in 2020, especially in key states. He has the fight, intelligence and fortitude to beat Trump and begin to make America, America again. He has my enthusiastic support,” Avenatti stated on his private Twitter account
Campaign Claims Joe Biden Asked Obama Not to Endorse Him replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 4:46:00 PM Post Reply
Appearing Thursday on MSNBC, former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2020 deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield claimed Biden asked former President Barack Obama not to endorse him in the Democratic primary.(Snip)HALLIE JACKSON: Do you think it hurts that he’s not going to endorse here? KATE BEDINGFIELD: No, so you know the vice president actually asked the president not to endorse. He wanted to make the case. He is running in this race because he believes we need to restore the soul of this nation, we need to rebuild the backbone of America
President Trump´s Unorthodox Campaign Strategy Is Paying Off replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 4:52:39 PM Post Reply
About the time that he was drafting his first inaugural address, President-elect Donald Trump, as he characteristically does, made a series of decisions at odds with all conventional political logic. Twenty-seven months later, as we review the most recent Federal Election Commission reports filed by the reelection campaign, I can report that it all paid off — big league. (Snip) Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump had absolutely no interest in the conventional approach followed by all establishment politicians, as this president has always been his own best strategist. So, as he’s done countless times since coming down the Trump Tower
Senators Johnson and Grassley Rush Head-First into The Obama/Rice Justification Trap… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 10:04:51 PM Post Reply
CTH suspected this was sketchy when notorious Swamp Defender Chris Wallace was used as the point person to push it. FUBAR suspicions confirmed when looking at the construct. Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson send a letter to AG William Barr questioning post election text messages by Lisa Page and Peter Strzok that outline questions about the FBI counterintelligence operation against the Trump transition team.(Snip)If you’ve followed the DC pattern, you can pick up the purpose of sending a letter that walks directly, and purposefully, into the President Obama and Susan Rice justification trap, CTH warned about a
Federal Agents Raid Homes and Office of Corrupt Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 10:16:32 PM Post Reply
Political “space to destroy” leadership, particularly mayors in Baltimore Maryland, have an inherent disposition toward transparently corrupt behavior. Remember Sheila Dixon in ’08, or Stephanie Rawlings Blake in ’15… It’s a perpetual cycle. I digress… Into the recent corrupt landscape comes current Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who takes bribes and graft through a pay-to-play bribery scandal for books she “authored” called “Healthy Holly”. Want a city contract?…. buy some books, easy peasy.
Biden? I´d rather fight Bernie replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 11:02:04 PM Post Reply
Matt Drudge ran a banner headline today in uppercase red letters: "Shock poll: Biden opens 8-point lead on Trump." He linked a Morning Consult poll. On 2016, NBC News reported, "Hillary Clinton is ahead of Donald Trump by double digits with just over three weeks until Election Day, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted entirely after the second presidential debate.”Today, NBC reported, "Biden launches 2020 presidential bid, says ´we are in a battle for the soul of this nation.´"
"The Mark of Impeachment" replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 11:09:09 PM Post Reply
Joy Reid of MSNBC asked Democrat Congressman Elijah Cummings, “Do you believe that Donald Trump deserves to have the mark of impeachment — as you said, of indictment, whether or not he would be removed?” The Mark of Impeachment! What is he, Cain and the Democrats are all God?Go ahead. Do it. Tack the tacky Mark of Impeachment on him. His supporters don´t mind, and it will tell history a century from now just how miserable the press and the Congress were. The refusal by Washington to accept its defeat in 2016 is stunning. This anger, this wrath, this psychosis is in its third year.
Bernie or bust: The Sanders supporters who will back Trump if their man isn´t the Democratic nominee replies
Posted by earlybird 4/25/2019 11:23:55 PM Post Reply
“Bernie or bust” is their rallying cry, and many supporters of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., say they will vote for President Trump if their candidate is denied the Democratic nomination a second time. After the 2016 election, the Cooperative Congressional Election Study found about 12% of those who voted for Sanders in the Democratic primaries voted for Trump in the general election. There are early signs that Sanders fervor is so strong that this could double in 2020, a development that could hand the White House to Trump for a second term.
Senate Intel Committee Subpoena’s Donald Trump Jr.?… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/9/2019 11:41:05 AM Post Reply
There are numerous media reports about the Senate Intelligence Committee filing a subpoena for additional testimony from Donald Trump Jr. However, there’s something a little, well, ‘off’ about how the story is being presented…. zero official verification.Without any verification, and with only vague references to anonymous sourcing, CTH would advise to wait-and-see on this one. DJT-jr has been used more than once for leak hunting. The AP Article is HERE. That said, Trump Jr. did retweet this message:
U.S. Seizes North Korean Freighter Violating U.N. Sanctions… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/9/2019 7:40:32 PM Post Reply
The Southern District of New York has released a criminal complaint to accompany the seizure of a North Korean freighter “Wise Honest” (Full pdf below). The freighter was seized by Indonesian authorities on/around April 2, 2018 [media story here]. However, the background story of Wise Honest is more interesting.(Snip) In 2017 and 2018 there were some maritime collisions that seemed to align with the possibility of these training exercises. In June 2017 The USS Fitzgerald was one such example near the coast of Japan. On page 19 of the indictment the DOJ outlines how vessel Wise Honest
Hook, Line, And Sinker! How President Trump Just Played Democrats & Media Into Giving Him What He Wanted All Along… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/9/2019 7:51:00 PM Post Reply
Congressman Jerry Nadler is not a particularly bright man. Granted, when put up against some of the even more foolish members of the U.S. Congress, he can appear somewhat competent, but there are increasing whispers throughout D.C. that he’s just fallen for a Trump trap BIG TIME. (Snip) President Trump has manipulated the Democrats into now demanding what he wanted all along – full disclosure. Congressman Nadler was likely hoping for a bit of attention, some easy political points, a lot of posturing, but, in the end, there’s no way he wanted to fully give President Trump the
Beloved Dog Walker Killed, Along With 5 Dogs, When Parolee Allegedly Fleeing Police Slams Into Car replies
Posted by earlybird 5/9/2019 8:17:45 PM Post Reply
A beloved California mom and dog walker was killed Tuesday when a man leading police in a high-speed car chase barreled into her car, killing her and five of the six dogs she was bringing to a local park. On Tuesday, just after 11:30 a.m., Jessica Bingaman, 41, of Long Beach, was driving northbound on Temple Ave. in her 2013 Ford Escape with six dogs inside when her small SUV was allegedly struck by a stolen van driven by Javier Olivarez, 43, of Los Angeles, the Long Beach Police Department says in a news release.
Trump loyalist who insulted McCain worries Republicans now that she leads Arizona GOP replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 9:52:04 AM Post Reply
In 2016, Donald Trump stormed Washington and swept aside a hostile Republican Party establishment. Now, as he seeks reelection, the president has tightened his grip on the GOP as loyalists — whose main credential is fealty to the White House — seize control of state parties around the country. Trump acolytes have replaced veterans and party insiders in places such as Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, (Snip) Here in Arizona, an emerging 2020 battleground, the new party chief is Kelli Ward, a former state lawmaker, fierce Trump devotee and twice-failed candidate for U.S. Senate who campaigned against fellow Republicans
Arizona tribe refuses Trump’s wall, but agrees to let Border Patrol build virtual barrier replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 10:03:51 AM Post Reply
Verlon Jose had long vowed President Trump would build a wall along his tribe’s 75-mile border with Mexico only “over my dead body.” But late last month, the Tohono O’odham Nation’s vice chairman stood at the border and praised a planned wall meant to deter migrants, smugglers — and, according to the tribe, federal agents — from disturbing its lands. The wall he described was not physical, but virtual: 10 towers up to 140 feet tall, with radar and night vision cameras capable of surveying over several miles and streaming footage around the clock to the Border Patrol.
How stricter vaccine laws spared California from a major measles outbreak replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 10:14:51 AM Post Reply
More than 750 people have been diagnosed with measles in the United States this year, the most cases nationwide in more than 20 years. Health officials say that more than 500 of those people had not been vaccinated.The biggest outbreaks are in New York, where more than 670 people have been diagnosed with measles. In California, just 42 people have come down with the disease this year, in part because of steps the state has taken to curb outbreaks, experts say.
Solomon/Meadows – FBI Was Notified of Sketchy Steele Dossier Info in Advance of FISA Application… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 10:22:53 AM Post Reply
House Judiciary member Mark Meadows has provided John Solomon with notes taken by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec on Oct. 11, 2016, during her meeting with Dossier author Christopher Steele (full pdf below). Solomon Article HERE. Within the notes Kavalec outlines: ¹the motives of Steele; ²innacuracies in his claims; and ³his media distribution network used to push the sketchy information. From the notes Kavalec wrote an email(Snip)informing the FBI of her review, two weeks ahead of the FBI application to the FISA court, which should have led investigators to withdraw Steele’s dossier from
Sperry: Mueller Paid $732,000 For Investigative Contractor Services…. replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 10:27:09 AM Post Reply
Paul Sperry has an interesting article today at Real Clear Politics outlining the amount of expenditures by special counsel Robert Mueller during his two-year investigation. Sperry notes many in DC are wondering who the “contractors” are that were paid by Mueller: (Snip)Sperry outlines the breadcrumb trail which seems to indicate that Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS) and Chris Steele may have been paid. One of the key aspects lending weight to this likelihood is the part of Mueller’s specific mandate, as delivered by DAG Rosenstein, that the special counsel investigate the claims within the Steele Dossier.
President Trump Welcomes Boston Red Sox to White House… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 10:41:31 AM Post Reply
Earlier today President Trump celebrates with Major League Baseball champions Boston Red Sox at the White House. [Video and Transcript] (Snip)Well, good afternoon. It’s my pleasure to welcome to the White House the 2018 World Series Champion, the Boston Red Sox. A very special group of people. (Applause.) A very special team. Thank you.With us this afternoon are some of your biggest fans in my administration and on Capitol Hill, including Administrator Andrew Wheeler. Where’s Andrew? Andrew? A lot of deputy secretaries. A very great senator, Senator Tom Cotton.
Devastating: Liberal Law Professor Clinically Dismantles Democrats’ Contempt Case Against Barr replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 12:08:41 PM Post Reply
Left-leaning law professor Jonathan Turley -- who has stood out in recent years as a rare legal analyst unwilling to allow his political views to cloud his constitutional judgments -- has written an absolutely devastating column addressing House Democrats´ efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress. (Snip) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler has chosen to focus the contempt charge on the Attorney General´s unwillingness to release a tiny redacted fraction of the Mueller report. Turley says this is "the weakest possible contempt claim,"
Was Sergey Kislyak Part of the Russian Collusion Hoax? replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 12:13:44 PM Post Reply
If the Trump-Russia election collusion hoax was a movie, Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak would have a starring role. From Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ fateful recusal to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s(Snip) the former Russian diplomat made more than just a few consequential appearances. The question is, were these incidental cameos or was Kislyak following a script written for him by the collusion fraudsters? As Senate Republicans threaten to excavate the origins of the corrupt investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, they might want to take a closer look at how Kislyak helped shape the bogus Russian collusion plotline.
Et Tu, Sen. Burr? replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 12:18:35 PM Post Reply
How nauseating that RINO Sen. Richard Burr, as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is doing the bidding of vindictive Democrats in issuing a subpoena to Donald Trump Jr. Burr has joined the Democrats´ investigatory vendetta against President Trump, most recently exemplified in the House Judiciary Committee´s vote to hold Attorney General Will Barr in contempt of Congress. Democrats claim Barr is in contempt for failing to release an unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller, allegedly lying twice to Congress (Snip). All three claims are absurd on their face and, if heard by an impartial tribunal, will be rejected.
When You Can’t Hold Your Horses replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 12:42:34 PM Post Reply
Millions of two-dollar bettors became experts on the rules of horse racing over the weekend after Maximum Security, a handsome bay colt with a white stripe down the middle of his forehead, won the Kentucky Derby, then was disqualified for interference with three other horses on the final turn.(Snip)Horse racing is based on the fiction that an 85-pound jockey—in this case, Luis Saez of Panama—can totally control an 1,100-pound animal so high-strung and inbred that he’s the equivalent of a steroidal maniac. I once saw a thoroughbred at Belmont Park kick a groomer
LA Writer Wore A MAGA Hat Into An Ultra-Liberal Vegan Restaurant. Here’s What Happened. replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 12:59:41 PM Post Reply
As a case study in American political tribalism in the age of President Trump, a Los Angeles writer wore a MAGA hat to an ultra-liberal vegan restaurant in the city to see what sort of adventures would unfold. Quite shockingly, people actually proved his thesis wrong. The article by Joel Stein in Los Angeles Magazine confronts the fact that Americans hate each other in the age of President Trump, a fever he himself admits to having been inflicted with at times.
Chairman Nadler “Negotiating” for Mueller to Testify…. replies
Posted by earlybird 5/10/2019 8:05:57 PM Post Reply
According to Reuters, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is negotiating terms for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the committee… (Snip)In my opinion no-one in DC wants Robert Mueller to testify because they know Mueller was/is purely a figurehead for a corrupt investigative enterprise that was simply an extension of the 2016 DOJ and FBI effort.Mueller was the 2017 cover that allowed the 2016 DOJ and FBI team to continue their efforts. Mueller didn’t select an investigative team, a pre-assembled TEAM that included Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe and FBI Counsel James Baker selected Mueller;
We now praise heroes, not villains replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 9:39:12 AM Post Reply
When a Muslim refugee and his brother bombed the Boston Marathon in 2013, he made the cover of the Rolling Stone. Now in making America great again, we praise the heroes, not the devils. When two nutjobs (one is transgendered) opened fire on high school students in Colorado, Kendrick Castillo charged them and sacrificed his life for his fellow students. (Snip)Bialy said he was a car buff and electronics whiz. And Bialy said, "Kendrick was a, like, just super kind guy, funny, incredibly intelligent, very memorable. He wasn´t just somebody who sat in the back."
Mueller’s Copperhead Bill of Attainder replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 10:40:53 AM Post Reply
On the one hand, the second part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report reads like a brief opposing presidential powers in a separation of powers dispute. But even more, it reads like a justification for a bill of attainder or an ex post facto law—two forbidden forms of legislation in the Constitution (Article I, Section 9, clause 3; and Section 10, clause 1). Such constitutionally prohibited laws are designed and targeted to punish individuals(Snip) Attorney General Bill Barr should dismiss part two of Mueller’s report like dicta (unsupported viewpoints) in a Supreme Court opinion, or a bizarre brief
Nadler’s Contempt replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 10:45:15 AM Post Reply
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Thursday held a press conference responding to the effort by Representative Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for his testimony last week. McCarthy was relaxed and jovial as he approached the entrails of the self-destructing anti-Trump movement with a voracious appetite. For too long the media and their client Democrats in Congress have operated in an environment in which the rule of law meant only one law: “Get Trump.” That “law” made everything done in service to that goal “legal”
Does President Trump Want to Be Impeached? replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 10:50:03 AM Post Reply
The aphorism is as logical and demonstrable, as can be demonstrated by current events: “The more illogical the proposition, the more political the proposition.” (Snip)Per CNN, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is asserting that “every single day, [President Trump’s] just like taunting, taunting, taunting . . . Because he knows that it would be very divisive in the country, but he doesn’t really care. He just wants to solidify his base . . . Every day, he’s obstructing justice by saying this one shouldn’t testify and that one shouldn’t testify and the rest.
Winning: Study Says China To Pay 75% Of Higher Tariff Costs While U.S. Will See Net Gain replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 10:55:13 AM Post Reply
It’s the kind of reporting you won’t find in the regular far left media because that media is dominated by Chinese ad buys. China right now is hoping that a week or two of U.S. media-driven anti-tariff stories will be enough to make President Trump backtrack on his current tariff policies. The president is showing no signs of doing that and in fact, indicated the higher tariffs would end up HELPING the U.S. economy and not hurt it (Snip)A new study indicates President Trump is right yet again and the so-called experts are, once again, DEAD WRONG.
The Nature of the Narcissist replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 11:01:20 AM Post Reply
Some months ago I had the opportunity—I won’t call it the privilege—of listening to a speech given in the flesh by the former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy. (Snip) He struck me as a kind of marionette, throwing his arms about and rocking himself up and down as if the strings that were moving him were held by a puppet master with a movement disorder. As for the speech itself, it was full of passionate intensity, but it said nothing whatever. A few minutes after it was over, I asked others who had listened to it what they
Former Obama Friend, Catholic Priest Invites Louis Farrakhan to Speak at Church replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 11:04:20 AM Post Reply
A radical Catholic priest and former adviser to Barack Obama invited Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to speak at his Chicago parish. Farrakhan was kicked off Facebook last week for his long history of hateful comments, including denouncing "wicked Jews." In response, Father Michael Pfleger invited Farrakhan to speak at St. Sabina Church on Thursday to defend himself from charges of anti-Semitism. "I have been and always will be a defender of free speech as I believe we must all continue to defend," Pfleger told a local news station after the event.
Biden in 2006: U.S. Needs Border Fence to Stop ‘Tons’ of Drugs From Mexico replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 11:11:31 AM Post Reply
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who has been critical of President Donald Trump´s immigration policies, previously expressed similar views, saying a barrier at the southern border was needed to stop "tons" of drugs from coming into the United States. Speaking to a South Carolina rotary club in November 2006, then-Sen. Joe Biden (D., Del.) touted his support for the Secure Fence Act, a bill that authorized "700 miles of double-layered fence on the border through more than a billion dollars in appropriations," (Snip) "Folks, I voted for a fence, I voted, unlike most Democrats—and some of you won’t
Michael Pillsbury Outlines China’s Biggest Miscalculation… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 12:27:00 PM Post Reply
Great interview segment between Lou Dobbs and Michael Pillsbury discussing the status of the U.S-China trade conflict. Pillsbury notes how the Chinese analysts likely fell into the trap of believing what most western financial media were saying about domestic opposition to President Trump’s policies. One of the aspects to President Trump that bears a continual reminder is the importance of actual economic victory over optical political victory. President Trump is primarily focused on the former, and only concerned about the latter as it relates to his goal: ….to fundamentally restructure the way the American economy interacts with the global community
Duck and Cover: Richard Burr Runs Away from Reporters Asking About Rogue Subpoena of Trump, Jr. replies
Posted by earlybird 5/11/2019 2:35:45 PM Post Reply
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee who just issued a rogue subpoena of President Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump, Jr., ducked and covered from the media amid the backlash against his attempt to haul Trump, Jr., before his committee. Burr, who issued the subpoena in contravention of an edict from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Russia hoax is now “case closed,” ran away from reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday when asked about the overwhelming GOP backlash against his move.
Roger Stone Questions DOJ on Predicate of Russia DNC Hack… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 9:24:17 AM Post Reply
In two separate court filings Roger Stone is challenging the DOJ to produce evidence of their predicate claim the Russians “hacked” the DNC servers. The first filing is a motion to compel [SEE HERE] and requests the DOJ provide unredacted documents to support their framework of evidence that Russian’s “hacked” the DNC. The second filing is a motion to suppress [SEE HERE] any downstream evidence, extracted by the use of search warrants, built upon upon the predicate claim of Russians “hacking” the DNC.In essence Roger Stone is challenging the U.S. government to prove the DNC
Explosive – FOIA Documents Show Evidence of Weissmann/Mueller Entrapment Scheme… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 9:34:55 AM Post Reply
Recently release FOIA documents into the special counsel team of Robert Mueller reveal the remarkable trail of a 2017 entrapment scheme conducted by Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann to target George Papadopoulos.Before digging into the details it is important to note this is a DOJ/FBI entrapment operation being conducted in 2017 by the special counsel; this is not prior to the 2016 election. (Snip) In 2017 George Papadopoulos and his wife Simona were approached in Greece by a known CIA/FBI operative, Charles Tawil. Mr. Tawil enlisted George as a business consultant, under the auspices of energy development interests, and
Trump Compares Pete Buttigieg to Alfred E Neuman – Buttigieg Responds: “Who”? replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 9:49:33 AM Post Reply
Oh gosh, this is funny. Politico had a phone interview with President Trump where they asked him for opinion of Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg. President Trump responded with a one-liner: …“Alfred E. Neuman cannot become president of the United States.”So immediately everyone starting to look at the Mad Magazine character and compare the images. Too funny, Pete Buttigieg really does look like Alfred E Neuman. Making things funnier, Buttigieg had no idea who the character was.
Her Children Will Rise Up and Call Her Blessed replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 10:50:32 AM Post Reply
When I was young and brash and full of dreams for the future (and in the process of making them come true), had anyone told me I would embrace motherhood joyfully, I would have scoffed.(Snip) Somehow, in these moments, you are finally in touch with a love so intense that you could not have imagined it existed. Somehow, when you hear childish peals of laughter after you blow raspberries on a chubby toddler stomach, your delight surpasses all other forms you have experienced. Somehow when you watch your first child walk out your front door
Adam Schiff: America Will Not Survive Another Four Years with Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 12:17:39 PM Post Reply
Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) proclaimed America could not survive another four years of Donald Trump as president. Schiff said, “I don’t think this country could survive another four years with a president like this who gets up every day trying to find new and inventive ways to divide us.” He added, “He doesn’t seem to understand that a fundamental aspect of his job is to try to make us a more perfect union, but that’s not at all where he’s coming from. He’s going to be defeated.
Viva Brexit! Nigel Farage Totally Destroys BBC’s Andrew Marr replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 12:23:28 PM Post Reply
Nigel Farage just totally destroyed a BBC interviewer on TV this morning. And, in doing so, Farage reminded us exactly why his Brexit Party is flying so high in the polls, why he’s being tipped as a future prime minister, and why the current shambles of a Conservative party is so inadequate to the task of beating him… Interviewer Andrew Marr began by making the huge mistake of treating Farage like the BBC treats all politicians to the right of Lenin: with unutterable contempt, as if he were a dangerous idiot with wacky views which no civilised person could
Rand Paul: Americans Will Be ‘Shocked’ to Know What Biden’s Son Was Up To replies
Posted by earlybird 5/12/2019 12:32:47 PM Post Reply
Sunday on ABC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed a report from The New York Times on questions of former vice president Joe Biden’s potential conflict of interest.(Snip) STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning, lets start where Chairman Schiff just left off right there that perhaps Congress should consider making it illegal to engage foreign governments, foreign assistance in campaigns. You agree? PAUL: Well I think the American people will be shocked and dismayed to know that Joe Biden’s son was making $50,000 a month just a couple of months after he was dishonorably discharged from the
President Trump Calls Out FBI Director Christopher Wray: “the director is protecting the coup gang”… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 8:43:42 AM Post Reply
This is good to see. Finally President Trump indicates he is well aware of the intents and motives of FBI Director Christopher Wray covering for the illegal coup effort: (tweets)President Trump may have been aware of Chris Wray’s corrupt disposition prior to today; however, this is the first visible indication he understands the internecine organization of it. Hopefully we can start the countdown clock to Wray’s exit. Next up, Chris Wray’s #1 strategic hire, current FBI Legal Counsel Dana Boente. (Snip) Dana Boente was one of the small group who participated in a conversation that led to
Remarkable Success – Nigel Farage Brexit Party Leaps to #1 in Weeks… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 8:48:44 AM Post Reply
There’s a remarkable political restructuring happening on the other side of the Atlantic. Nigel Farage has led the U.K. Brexit Party into the leading political force in a matter of weeks.With frustration over the intransigent unwillingness of the political elites who control power in the U.K. to deliver on the Brexit referendum, the grassroots “Brexit Party” was formed. According to recent polling the movement now leads in advance of upcoming EU Parliament elections. It’s possible another political earthquake is about to happen:
President Trump Points Out Alternate Favorable Trade Partners – The 2017 “Golden Ticket” Summit…. replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 8:52:25 AM Post Reply
Perhaps now people will reference President Trump’s long-game strategy which has been evident since his marathon Asia trip in November 2017. Long before media pundits starting noticing/considering how serious President Trump was about structurally resetting the entire landscape of a U.S-China trade relationship, President Trump quietly and methodically laid the groundwork with personal visits to: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Japan); President Moon Jae-in (S-Korea); President Tran Dai Quang (Vietnam); and President Rodrigo Duerte (Philippines).
I am glad they won´t have sex with men replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 9:03:30 AM Post Reply
I am so glad that fear of pregnancy has spooked Alyssa Milano, 46, and Bette Midler, 73, from having sex with men because they might not be able to get an abortion if they wait too long in certain states. My happiness stems from the fact that after all these years, these women are promoting abstinence and chastity. Perhaps modesty will follow.Midler is a particularly interesting case. She left Broadway for the bathhouses to launch her career as a solo act. (Snip) "Despite the way things turned out [with the AIDS crisis], I´m still proud of those days.
July 4th fireworks already begun replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 9:08:19 AM Post Reply
Fox News reported, "Dems fume as Trump moves to amend DC´s July 4 celebration, possibly address the nation." Why should they care? They don´t love the country much and believe patriotism is only the final refuge of the scoundrel. The last guy they elected had to be taught to place his hand over his heart for the national anthem. But there they are whining because President Donald John Trump loves the flag, the country, and the American people. On Independence Day (I prefer the Fourth of July) President Trump plans to address the nation as part of the capital´s celebration
Nancy Pelosi Attempts To Give Mother’s Day Presser – Leaves Everyone Worried Over Her Well-Being… (VIDEO) replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 9:12:03 AM Post Reply
Yikes. Whatever has been going on with Nancy Pelosi’s mental capacity of late appears to be getting much worse. Even if you have long disagreed with her politics this isn’t funny. Something is very wrong with the Speaker of the House.
Carpet Bomb replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 9:20:14 AM Post Reply
Pat Buckley would be spinning in her grave if she knew what has happened to the Met Gala she used to cohost with Blaine Trump. The benefit for the museum’s Costume Institute is now an orgy of vulgarity starring Kardashians and pop stars I’ve never heard of wearing getups one might see in a Halloween parade. It wasn’t always so. The gala used to be the high point of the social season, when A-list matrons wore their chicest couture and their biggest diamonds.Grandes dames like Betsy Bloomingdale flew in from the California. Marylou Whitney came up from Kentucky.
Senate Republicans Use New Rules to Save a Crony Institution replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 10:54:24 AM Post Reply
After nuking their debate rules for nominations last month for the stated reason that they wanted to push the confirmations of more Republican judges, the Senate this week used the rule change instead to waste precious floor time expanding corporate cronyism. The Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank for more than 1,000 days has lacked the full quorum of its board of directors, which is necessary to approve taxpayer-funded loans of over $10 million to benefit America’s richest corporations (think Boeing, Caterpillar, and General Electric). The board now has a full slate, and can confirm loans up to $100 million.
Border Patrol Flies Migrants from South Texas to Reduce Overcrowding replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 5:58:01 PM Post Reply
U.S. Border Patrol officials are now using air transportation to move migrants from overcrowded processing centers to lesser-impacted facilities, particularly from the Rio Grande Valley Sector. On Friday, officials in the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector began flying migrants from McAllen, Texas, to Del Rio, Texas, the Washington Post reported. The flights are operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) but the migrants remain in the custody of Border Patrol.
‘Empire’ Canceled After Season 6 with ‘No Plans’ for Jussie Smollett to Return replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 6:09:16 PM Post Reply
The FOX drama Empire is slated to end after season six as producers for the embattled program say there are still “no plans” for actor Jussie Smollett to return, according to a report. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event, we are trying to go out guns a blazing,” Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said during Fox’s Upfront conference call on Monday, per Deadline. “You allow fans to lean in and have the ending they deserve.”When pressed on whether Smollet would return to the show, Collier replied vaguely that while there’s an option
Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge replies
Posted by earlybird 5/13/2019 6:50:17 PM Post Reply
Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can be sued over high prices in their App Store. The case, Apple v. Pepper, was brought by iPhone users who complained that the App Store is the only place where iPhone apps are available and that, as a result, Apple has a monopoly on “the iPhone apps aftermarket.” They claim prices are consequently high stemming from the charges Apple imposes on app developers.
AG Bill Barr Appoints U.S. Attorney John Durham to Review Origin of Russia Investigation… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/14/2019 9:31:51 AM Post Reply
Once again the New York Times is getting out ahead of the story to reveal Attorney General Bill Barr has instructed U.S. Attorney John Durham to review the origins of the 2016 DOJ and FBI surveillance of the Trump campaign. [Durham Background Here] The appointment looks like a way to keep the sensitive inquiry within Barr’s control as opposed to appointing a special counsel. John H Durham, the U.S. attorney from Connecticut, has handled previous investigations into the intelligence community.(Snip) Again, cautious optimism this appointment is a step in the right direction.
Investment Exodus / Shifting Supply Chains – China Walks into Trump’s “Golden Ticket” Trap… replies
Posted by earlybird 5/14/2019 10:31:49 AM Post Reply
President Trump is executing one of the most brilliant geopolitical economic resets in the history of global trade. It really is stunningly remarkable how President Trump has controlled the entire landscape. The consequential phase now begins. It is fascinating how the financial pundits didn’t see this coming. Perhaps one of the best indicators of where things are today comes from this quote within the South China Post: “The Administration’s Section 301 tariffs and China’s retaliatory tariffs will now further disrupt – or even break – many thousands of supply chains in both countries.”
FBI spies are toast replies
Posted by earlybird 5/14/2019 10:55:55 AM Post Reply
The man who nailed the FBI agents who helped mobster Whitey Bulger is heading the investigation of the origin of Obama´s unconstitutional spying on Donald John Trump. The New York Times reported, "Attorney General William P. Barr has assigned the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut to examine the origins of the Russia investigation (Snip)John H. Durham, the United States attorney in Connecticut, has a history of serving as a special prosecutor investigating potential wrongdoing among national security officials, including the F.B.I.’s ties to a crime boss in Boston and accusations of C.I.A. abuses of
Is This The Man To Bring The Anti-Trump Deep State Down? replies
Posted by earlybird 5/14/2019 11:40:06 AM Post Reply
If you don’t know the name John Durham now is the time to remember the name, John Durham Here’s why…(Snip) Attorney General William Barr tapped Connecticut’s chief federal prosecutor, John Durham, to assist in an investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation and the FBI’s surveillance activities, a person familiar with the matter said Monday. The person, who is not authorized to comment publicly, said that Durham has been assisting the attorney general for at least a couple of weeks to determine whether federal investigators acted appropriately in the early stages of the now-completed inquiry into
Ex-DHSers Blocked Trump Plans to Deport Migrants replies
Posted by earlybird 5/14/2019 11:54:24 AM Post Reply
Former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and immigration official Ronald Vitiello blocked a White House plan for a large 10-city raid to deport thousands of migrants here illegally, according to the Washington Post. (Snip) the administration wanted to target the crush of families that had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border after the president’s failed “zero tolerance” prosecution push in early 2018. The ultimate purpose, the officials said, was a show of force to send the message that the United States was going to get tough by swiftly moving to detain and deport recent immigrants
Chaff and Countermeasures – The DC Outrage Traps… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/26/2019 12:01:48 PM Post Reply
Yesterday Senators Johnson and Grassley opened the door for the DOJ and FBI to justify the post-election investigation of President Donald Trump, based on a premise of a possible FBI counterintelligence operation ran against the office of the Vice-President, Mike Pence. And lickety-split the outrage voices jumped right to work. Predictable.Discussions, conversations and displays of evidence outlining the efforts of the intelligence community, to defend against the potential of a compromised President, are exactly what the previous administration officials want to see.
Breaking: “Criminal Indictments Are Coming For Obama/Clinton Associates” replies
Posted by earlybird 4/26/2019 12:46:57 PM Post Reply
Normally such a claim would cause more than a few eye rolls and shakes of the head as for a very long time, the upper echelons of the Deep State continued to dance just beyond the realm of real legal accountability for their nefarious actions. Former U.S. prosecutor Joe diGenova is a proven reliable source, though, and so if he says indictments are coming, he’s likely right. (Snip) someone like John Brennan will take all the heat or if he will choose to point at those who approved his actions—namely figures like Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Valerie Jarrett.
Salvini Demands Security Services Increase Observation of Islamic Cultural Centres replies
Posted by earlybird 4/26/2019 1:01:09 PM Post Reply
Populist Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has outlined proposals for the security services to do more to observe and root out extremism in the country’s Islamic cultural centres. (Snip) “According to the data of the updated census of Islamic presences in Italy to date there are 1,382 Islamic cultural associations, of which 1,068 are also used as a place for prayer,” Salvini said and added, “Obviously it is full of good people but there are also realities underlined by the police to identify the presence of fanatics and extremists.”
Islamic State Women Terrorizing Refugees in Syria Camps While Waiting to Come Home replies
Posted by earlybird 4/26/2019 1:33:55 PM Post Reply
Some women who joined the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) as fighters, recruiters, and brides are trying to recreate the fallen caliphate from inside prison camps in northern Syria, the Associated Press (AP) reported this week. The females, who appear to miss the now fallen Islamic emirate that once controlled large swathes of Iraq and Syria, continue to express their loyalty as they beg to be allowed back into their home countries. At northern Syria’s al-Hol and Roj camps, overseen by the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces (Snip)AP spoke to four women who traveled to the Middle East to
Joe Biden is running on the media’s Charlottesville lie about Trump replies
Posted by earlybird 4/26/2019 10:36:41 PM Post Reply
f Joe Biden was going to pick anything in the world as his reason to run for the Democratic presidential nomination, you would think he’d get creative. But no, he chose a well-known lie the media have been spreading since 2017. In his campaign launch video posted Thursday on YouTube, the former vice president said it was President Trump’s comments on the Charlottesville, Va., protests that served as his personal bat signal. (Snip)His primary motivation to run for president was apparently not so much a belief he had the right ideas on healthcare or immigration or the judiciary, but
Rosenstein, Wray, NYT and WaPo Remind Everyone Devastating Impact of 2016 Russian Interference… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/27/2019 12:18:30 PM Post Reply
The 2016 anti-Trump effort and 2017 soft-coup was not just an assembly created by Obama officials; there was/are a significant number of mutually aligned republican politicians willfully blind to the effort.As a consequence, we see the administrative state now holding a vested interest in retaining the originating Russia premise. (Snip) those who participated in the coup and overthrow effort now need to protect their involvement by substantiating the background lie they used to carry out the cover-up operation. Keep in mind the familiar outlets for distribution of the narrative as delivered by those who operate
NRA’s North Won’t Seek 2nd Term After LaPierre Alleges Extortion replies
Posted by earlybird 4/27/2019 3:52:31 PM Post Reply
National Rifle Association president Oliver North announced he will not serve a second term Saturday amid controversy stirring the group, including allegations of extortion from NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre. North cited a “clear crisis” that “needs to be dealt with” for the gun rights behemoth to continue operating in a statement read on his behalf, (Sniip) LaPierre said North contacted his office Wednesday, telling a staffer LaPierre needed to resign, or its ad agency Ackerman McQueen would send a letter with “a devastating account of our financial status, sexual harassment charges against a staff member, accusations of wardrobe
The President and First Lady Host the Abe’s… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 9:28:20 AM Post Reply
President Donald Trump hosts Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a round of golf today, while First Lady Melania Trump hosts Madame Akie Abe in DC. The relationship between the Trump’s and the Abe’s goes back quite a while and is rooted in a genuine friendship. The president and prime minister are strong competitors on trade and economic policy; however, the competition is founded on respect.Prime Minister Abe’s economic policies are rooted in the growth process taught by Edwards Demming. If you follow their professional business ideology, it is easy to see how President Trump and Prime
Sloppy Joe wants to bow to foreigners replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 9:38:42 AM Post Reply
Sloppy Joe bragged, “I get calls from people all over the world. World leaders are calling me, and they’re almost begging me to do this, to save the country, save the world.” No thank you, foreign politicians. We just spent $30 million investigating Russian interference in the last presidential election.Now Sloppy Joe is bragging about how foreigners will help his campaign -- as if Americans want to go back to bowing to them.
Biden, Entire Senate Once Voted In Favor Of Restoring General Lee’s Citizenship replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 10:05:23 AM Post Reply
Former Vice President Joe Biden was a part of the 94th Congress that voted to restore Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s citizenship over 100 years after his death, and yet Biden attacked President Donald Trump’s support of the general in his campaign announcement video earlier this week. On Thursday, Biden entered the presidential race, and he used Trump’s words about a statue of Lee and the people who attended the Unite the Right rally in August 2017 as the focal point for his announcement video. “I was talking about people that went because they felt very strongly about the monument
Donald Trump Renegotiates: $40 Billion Japanese Car Plants Coming to U.S. replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 10:13:06 AM Post Reply
President Donald Trump revealed at a Saturday night rally in Wisconsin that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him earlier that Japanese auto manufacturers are investing $40 billion in U.S. manufacturing facilities. “Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe, we’re negotiating trade deals because every country has been ripping us off for years, and I really like the prime minister, he’s a friend of mine, but I said, ‘Mr. prime minister, we gotta do something’,” the president told the crowd of thousands. “For so many decades we’ve been losing tens of billions of dollars to China, and Japan, and Indiana, and
Six children and nine others dead in bloody raid on ´ISIS safe house’ in Sri Lanka as troops root out network behind Easter attacks replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 10:22:09 AM Post Reply
Fifteen people including six children died as explosions went off when Sri Lankan police raided a ´suicide vest factory´ last night. Police said three men blew themselves up as a blaze of gunfire erupted when they approached a jihadist hide-out near the eastern town of Kalmunai on Friday. The bombs and gunfire killed three women and six children within the property, as well as another three suspected jihadists outside. The battle took place in the area of Sainthamaruthu, 200 miles from Colombo where 253 people were killed in luxury hotels and churches on Easter Sunday.
TALK OF THE TOWN: Idris Elba says ´I do´ as he ties knot to Canadian model in three-day Marrakech spectacular and receives £7,000 wedding gift from Harry and Meghan replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 10:35:43 AM Post Reply
Idris Elba broke the hearts of millions of female fans yesterday when he tied the knot with model Sabrina Dhowre at a lavish ceremony in Marrakech. In images shot by British Vogue, the Luther star, 46, wearing a custom-made Ozwald Boateng suit, married 30-year-old Sabrina at the exclusive Ksar Char-Bagh hotel in front of 150 guests, including Idris’s 17-year-old daughter Isan, who was a bridesmaid. Diana Ross was also rumoured to be performing a string of her best-known Motown hits at the newlyweds’ festival-themed party last night, having flown in from Los Angeles.
‘Now It Just Looks Like You’re Stalking Him’ — Maher Challenges Schiff On Impeachment After Mueller Report ‘Big Gun’ Fails replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 10:52:26 AM Post Reply
HBO host Bill Maher challenged Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff on the idea of a post-Mueller report impeachment of President Donald Trump. During a discussion of the issue on Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the HBO host joked that it now looks like Schiff is “stalking” the president now that the “big gun” of Robert Mueller’s investigation has, in his view, fizzled. (Video)
Kim Foxx subpoenaed to appear at hearing on appointment of special prosecutor in Jussie Smollett case replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 11:58:17 AM Post Reply
A lawyer seeking the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the handling of the Jussie Smollett prosecution subpoenaed Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her top deputy Friday to appear at the first court hearing on the matter. Sheila O’Brien, a former appellate judge, also filed a “notice to appear” in an attempt to get Smollett to attend the hearing Thursday as well. Court documents show that O’Brien requested that Foxx and her top deputy, Joseph Magats, as well as Smollett produce their original files and documents on the case to ensure “that they have not been altered or destroyed.”
‘I can land the plane’: How Rosenstein tried to mollify Trump, protect Mueller and save his job replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 2:10:47 PM Post Reply
Rod J. Rosenstein, again, was in danger of losing his job. The New York Times had just reported that — in the heated days after James B. Comey was fired as FBI director — the deputy attorney general had suggested wearing a wire to surreptitiously record President Trump. Now Trump, traveling in New York, was on the phone, eager for an explanation. Rosenstein — who, by one account, had gotten teary-eyed just before the call in a meeting with Trump’s chief of staff — sought to defuse the volatile situation and assure the president he was on his team,
Listen Carefully – Senator Lindsey Graham Outlines Deep State Exit… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/28/2019 5:58:15 PM Post Reply
Those who participated in the 2015/2016 surveillance and spy operations, which evolved into the 2017 (through today) soft-coup effort, are relying on a defense that Russia ‘hacked’ the 2016 election. This false narrative is how the corrupt administrative state will defend themselves. Pay close attention to this interview and note how Senator Graham supports that narrative (Snip) This ‘Russia-hacking narrative’ is the DC ‘chaff and countermeasures‘; when combined with their ‘by-the-book‘ justifications, it becomes their unified defense. Once you accept their baseline, it becomes much more difficult to expose their unlawful conduct. (Video/Transcript)
List of Documents for Declassification and Public Release… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/29/2019 8:13:23 AM Post Reply
* President Trump can prove the July 31st, 2016, Crossfire Hurricane counterintelligence operation originated from a scheme within the intelligence apparatus by exposing the preceding CIA operation that created the originating “Electronic Communication” memo. Declassify that two-page “EC” document that Brennan gave to Comey. [The trail is found within the Weissmann report and the use of Alexander Downer – SEE HERE] * Release and declassify all of the Comey memos that document the investigative steps taken by the FBI as an outcome of the operation coordinated by CIA Director John Brennan in early 2016.
The Adolescent Progressive Mind replies
Posted by earlybird 4/29/2019 8:24:39 AM Post Reply
One of the strangest things about the series of psychodramas that surround the ongoing effort to remove President Trump before the 2020 election is progressive schizophrenia. In teenage fashion, one moment a player in the Trump removal intrigue is deemed by the media-progressive nexus a demigod. The next moment, he’s a devil. It depends solely on his perceived sense of utility. (Snip) When Robert Mueller was appointed in May 2017 as special counsel to investigate alleged Trump campaign “collusion” with Russia following the firing of FBI Director James Comey, he was practically canonized as a secular saint.
ObamaGate: No Misdemeanors, Only High Crimes replies
Posted by earlybird 4/29/2019 8:32:49 AM Post Reply
Do you sometimes feel like you are living in a Tim Burton movie? Or an episode of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”? It’s hard not to.(Snip) The CIA, the FBI, the Justice Department, and the Obama White House were all involved in a series of codename operations (including “Crossfire Hurricane”) that involved foreign governments, (Australia, Great Britain, and Italy), and their intelligence agencies, including the British equivalent of the National Security Agency, GCHQ, in targeted espionage against members of the Trump campaign. At the same time, the FBI deployed multiple human assets with the brief to penetrate the Trump campaign
Sally Yates -vs- Michael Flynn… replies
Posted by earlybird 4/29/2019 12:16:45 PM Post Reply