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  • The Cambridge Analytica Files

    03/17/2018 6:52:31 PM PDT · by tarpit · 12 replies
    The guardian ^ | Carole Cadwalladr
    I created Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower
  • The Coming Collusion Bloodbath

    03/17/2018 11:08:39 PM PDT · by lowbuck · 31 replies
    Townhall ^ | 18 March 2018 | Kevin McCullough
    There was collusion in the election of 2016. It involved Russians, a British ex-spy, law firms, FBI agents, DOJ attorneys, an FBI director that prejudged evidence, an Attorney General that had an unethical meeting with the spouse of a target, FISA warrants obtained on faulty information that stemmed from political sources, a Deputy Director whose wife received monetary support in an election, an FBI director who lied to Congress, an FBI Deputy Director who lied to the Justice Department’s Inspector General, loads of classified materials that were mishandled and criminally passed to those without clearances, and partisan hacks spearheading inquiries...
  • Stormy Daniel’s Attorney Worked For Barack Obama’s White House Chief Of Staff

    03/17/2018 10:33:46 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | 03/16/17
    The Establishment Media is working double-time to try and make something of the sordid Stormy Daniel allegations that she had a brief affair with Donald Trump ten years ago. The porn star actress is being represented by Michael Avenatti, an attorney who once worked for Barack Obama’s White House Chief of Staff and current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.Yup – you read that right. Via Orlando Political Observer:Exclusive Stormy Daniels Attorney Has Deep Ties To The Democratic Party Joe Biden and Rahm Emanuel   The Stormy Daniel Affair has received a ton of press this week, her attorney has had multiple...
  • Maine state candidate who called Parkland student 'skinhead lesbian' drops out of race

    03/17/2018 7:53:02 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 41 replies
    MSN news ^ | 3/17/18
    A Republican running for the Maine state legislature is dropping out of the race following criticism for calling one of the survivors of last month's mass shooting at a Florida high school a "skinhead lesbian." Leslie Gibson announced on Friday that he was ending his campaign for the Maine House of Representatives, the Portland Press Herald reported. The former candidate said he made the decision after talking it over with friends and family, calling it "the best thing for everybody." "I am not walking away with my head hung low. I am walking away with my head held high," Gibson...
  • Andrew McCabe was just offered a job by a congressman so he can get his full retirement...

    03/17/2018 7:43:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    msn/washington compost ^ | 3/17/18 | A Phillips
    That's one way of protesting Andrew McCabe's firing as deputy FBI director, roughly a day before he was set to retire: At least one Democratic congressman has offered McCabe a temporary job so he can get full retirement benefits — and McCabe appears to be considering. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) announced Saturday afternoon that he has offered McCabe a job to work on election security in his office, “so that he can reach the needed length of service” to retire. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) announced Saturday afternoon that he has offered McCabe a job to work on election security in...
  • Bloomberg Pays for Failed Year Long Effort to Discredit Marion Hammer

    03/17/2018 7:24:52 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Mike Spies recently spent a year investigating Marion Hammer, the legendary NRA board member and Second Amendment proponent in Florida. Michael Spies is no novice. He is a professional writer who was on the editorial board of the New Yorker for over three years. He has a Bachelors in English from the University of Vermont, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Non-Fiction from Columbia University in the City of New York. He spent nearly two years at Vocativ, leaving in June of 2015 to join The Trace, the hard-core anti-Second Amendment blog financed by Michael Bloomberg.Bloomberg's paid...
  • Samantha Power delivers ominous message to Trump: 'Not a good idea to piss off John Brennan'

    03/17/2018 5:24:41 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 226 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 17, 2018 | Kimberly Leonard
    Samantha Power delivers ominous message to Trump: 'Not a good idea to piss off John Brennan' Samantha Power, who was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under former President Barack Obama, warned President Trump on Saturday that it was "not a good idea to piss off John Brennan" after the former CIA director told him in a tweet that America would "triumph over you." MOTE AT LINK:
  • Presidential Election Kicks Off In Russia

    03/17/2018 5:17:22 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 64 replies
    TASS ^ | 03/17/2018 | TASS
    Russian Politics & Diplomacy World Business & Economy Military & Defense Science & Space Society & Culture Sport Press Review Presidential election kicks off in Russia Russian Politics & Diplomacy March 17, 23:34 UTC+3 Residents of the country’s easternmost regions - Kamchatka and Chukotka - are the first to cast their votes Share © Sergey Malgavko/TASS MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russia’s presidential election has begun in the Far East. Residents of the country’s easternmost regions - Kamchatka and Chukotka - are the first to cast their votes. Eighty-five Russian regions cover eleven time zones. While it is still Saturday night...
  • Wisconsin Democrat U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan offers fired FBI deputy director McCabe a job

    03/17/2018 4:24:13 PM PDT · by Nero Germanicus · 57 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 3/17/18 | Annysa Johnson
    <p>U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) announced Saturday that he has offered a security post to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was canned by Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday, just two days before his retirement benefits were to kick in.</p>
  • AP source says McCabe kept notes on Trump

    03/17/2018 3:04:31 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 72 replies
    <p>Former CIA Director John Brennan is accusing President Donald Trump of “venality, moral turpitude and political corruption” for rejoicing over the firing of the FBI’s deputy director.</p> <p>Brennan responded Saturday to a tweet Trump sent hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had fired Andrew McCabe. Trump has repeatedly accused McCabe of dishonesty.</p>

    03/17/2018 2:25:50 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 52 replies
    Self ^ | 3/17/2018 | Dick Bachert
    Sorry to spoil your St. Patrick's Day week-end, but I believe most of you good folks who read my stuff would want to know that the DEEP STATE (Shadow Government, Swamp, whatever) has been IDENTIFIED in the video at the link. DO NOT be put off by the 1 hour length: The producer put the RED MEAT in the first 10 to 20 minutes! Speaking of "red", that's the color you will see as you watch. This was posted on 3/16/18. Urge you to watch it ASAP before the Google Gestapo finds and scrubs it! You will learn that the...
  • Controversial Trump hunting group meets for first time

    03/17/2018 12:00:39 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/16/18 | Miranda C. Green
    The 16 members of the Interior Department's new Wildlife Conservation Council — many of whom have ties to pro-hunting organizations — met for the first time Friday and found little cause for disagreement. Members agreed that hunting is necessary for conserving endangered species and impoverished communities in Africa; that illegal hunting — largely done by organized crime communities — should not to be mistaken with legal paid hunting; and that the council needed to act fast. “I believe that everyone here today has a shared interest in wildlife conservation, both in America and around the world,” U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
  • Douglas Brinkley Goes Full Drama Queen Over McCabe Firing

    03/17/2018 10:52:14 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 57 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 17, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Quick! Somebody pass the smelling salts to CNN's Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley. He went full blown hysterical on CNN's Tonight on Friday over the news about the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. He tossed out words like "Friday night slaughter" and "paranoid" to describe President Donald Trump and he was only getting warmed up. He acted as if the firing was strictly political and unjustified. However, as we shall later hear from reknowned legal scholar Jonathan Turley, the firing was not only justified but probably mandatory.
  • Ex CIA chief John Brennan to Trump: ‘America will Triumph over You’

    03/17/2018 10:33:34 AM PDT · by sam_whiskey · 194 replies
    USA Today ^ | 3-17-18 | Sean Rossman
    <p>The former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, in a venomous tweet Saturday, accused President Trump of political corruption and warned, "America will triumph over you."</p> <p>John Brennan's biting two-sentence statement came in response to a Friday evening tweet in which the president celebrated the ouster of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. "When the full extent of your venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption becomes known, you will take your rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history," he wrote. "You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but will not destroy America... America will triumph over you."</p>
  • Weekly Update: New JW Lawsuits on Dossier

    03/17/2018 9:49:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 16, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Parkland Update: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First Officers Should ‘Confront the Shooter’ Judicial Watch Files Two Lawsuits against DOJ for Documents on Top Officials’ Ties to Clinton Dossier Creator Fusion GPS Charm City Corruption: City with Highest Murder Rate Starts Defense Fund for Illegal Aliens Parkland Update: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First Officers Should ‘Confront the Shooter’ The school shooting in Parkland, Florida, just becomes more tragic as we learn new details of the local sheriff’s department response – actually, its lack of response. This week, Judicial Watch released Broward County Sheriff’s Office...
  • Mueller’s Investigation Flouts Justice Department Standards

    03/17/2018 8:22:29 AM PDT · by lowbuck · 17 replies
    NRO ^ | 17 March 2018 | Andrew McCarthy
    Gates was charged with $100 million in financial crimes — and pled guilty to two minor offenses, one of them highly questionable. These columns have many times observed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s failure to set limits on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. To trigger the appointment of a special counsel, federal regulations require the Justice Department to identify the crimes that warrant investigation and prosecution — crimes that the Justice Department is too conflicted to investigate in the normal course; crimes that become the parameters of the special counsel’s jurisdiction. Rosenstein, instead, put the cart before the horse: Mueller...
  • Fire Mueller Now (Saturbray)

    03/17/2018 7:23:39 AM PDT · by bray · 38 replies ^ | 3/17/18 | bray
    The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Psalm 23:1-3 KJV It is time to end the MuleTrain fishing trip. Everyone on the planet knows he has found no collusion, whatever that means; and no campaign crimes or he would have leaked it, so it is time to give America back to the people. This entire fiasco is a Hillary campaign dirty trick being orchestrated by the...
  • No Judges Confirmed This Week (no cloture motions either)

    03/17/2018 3:47:21 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 3 replies
    This will be a weekly post. Count remains at 29 judges confirmed. Mitch back to slow-walking. Those two day work weeks must be rough!!
  • VA Bay Pines AFGE Union President goes on facebook rant about white privilege

    03/16/2018 10:46:57 PM PDT · by ofcrob2237 · 31 replies
    3-16-2018 | Ben Krause
  • Hillary Havisham

    03/16/2018 10:17:08 PM PDT · by lowbuck · 26 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 17 March 2018 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Clinton cares about people like her — urban, wealthy, progressive elites, people who do not compete with immigrants for their livelihoods, who call 911 instead of Smith & Wesson when matters go sideways, who do not know any active-duty enlisted men, families with five or more kids, or the names of anyone on the WWE roster, and those repelled by the name of Washington’s football team but not players kneeling for the national anthem. It’s as though the candidate imagines politics as a top-down exercise in which the office-seeker votes for a particular electorate rather than the electorate voting for...