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  • Roger Stone on Jeff Sessions: Comatose Keebler Elf Must Be Removed And Sent Back To Alabama

    05/22/2018 2:37:42 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 22, 2018 | Breitbart News
    “If we had a real attorney general,” Stone mused, as he discussed the explosive revelation that the FBI hired CIA-linked Cambridge professor Stefan Halper to surveil several members of the Trump campaign with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. Stone then referred to Sessions as a “comatose Keebler Elf” and “a man who must be removed and sent back Alabama.” “He’s either compromised or doddering,” Stone told House. “I believe he’s compromised. I believe he discussed with Carter Page removing sanctions on the Russians and that is what is being held over his head.”
  • After Texas school shooting, Virginia Tech professor calls NRA ‘terrorist organization’

    05/22/2018 2:10:13 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/22/18 | Caleb Parke
    A Medieval Studies professor called the National Rifle Association a “terrorist organization” hours after the Santa Fe, Texas school shooting that killed 10 people Friday. “The NRA is a terrorist organization,” tweeted Matthew Gabriele, a tenured professor at Virginia Tech University. Tracy Vosburgh, a Virginia Tech spokesperson, told Fox News the anti-NRA tweet doesn’t represent the university. “Mr. Gabriele’s views are his and his alone,” Vosburgh said. “Any comment on his statement should come from him.” Gabriele declined to comment when reached, but he described himself in a tweetstorm as “a white dude with tenure who doesn’t give a s***”...
  • ROGER STONE: "John Brennan Should Pop the Glass Capsule and Take the Cyanide Now"

    05/22/2018 1:18:35 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 22, 2018 | Kristina Wong
    Roger Stone, veteran political strategist and longtime confidant of President Trump, said in an exclusive interview with SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily on Tuesday morning that former CIA Director John Brennan will “die in a federal penitentiary.” Snip~~~ “John Brennan should pop the glass capsule and take the cyanide now,” Stone told host Amanda House, Breitbart News’s deputy political editor. “He’s the perp who started the entire Russian dossier matter. He’s lied about it under oath. He’s going to die in a federal penitentiary.”
  • Sinkhole Appears on Whitehouse Lawn

    05/22/2018 1:12:41 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 22 2018 | Jacqueline Alemany
    ...The sinkhole, confirmed by groundskeepers, is just outside the office of White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley.
  • 12-year-old boy with autism arrested for brandishing imaginary rifle at Texas school

    (KUTV) — A 12-year-old autistic boy was placed in a Juvenile Detention Center on Monday after brandishing an imaginary rifle at his art teacher, FOX 26 reports. The 5th grade teacher reportedly felt threatened by the child, identified as David Sims, who was arrested by a school police officer. "She (the officer) just put handcuffs on me and told me I need to go with her," Sims said. "They just said, 'We don't tolerate that. We take it as a threat,'" said Amy Sims, the boy's mother. "A threat? He didn't threaten anyone. He didn't do anything but play." Amy...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Activist Files RICO Suit Against Fusion GPS Founders

    05/22/2018 12:57:45 PM PDT · by detective · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/22/2018 | Chuck Ross
    A prominent human rights activist is suing two of the founders of Fusion GPS and several Venezuelan businessmen under a statute usually associated with the Mafia. Thor Halvorssen, the president of the Human Rights Foundation, claims that Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, two former Wall Street Journal reporters who founded Fusion, engaged in a conspiracy to retaliate against him for blowing the whistle on one of Fusion’s clients, a Venezuelan power plant company called Derwick Associates. The two Fusion founders were hired to produce a dossier and a media campaign “to depict Halvorrsen as a pedophile, heroin addict, and embezzler...
  • The Constitutional Crisis is here

    05/22/2018 12:49:03 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 64 replies
    Jeff Bezos Internet Blog, fka ^ | 5-22-2018 | Eugene Robinson
    Stop waiting for the constitutional crisis that President Trump is sure to provoke. It’s here. On Sunday, via Twitter, Trump demanded that the Justice Department concoct a transparently political investigation, with the aim of smearing veteran professionals at Justice and the FBI and also throwing mud at the previous administration. Trump’s only rational goal is casting doubt on the probe by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, which appears to be closing in. Trump’s power play is a gross misuse of his presidential authority and a dangerous departure from long-standing norms. Strongmen such as Russia’s Vladimir Putin use their justice...
  • Former EPA head Gina McCarthy knows why climate change activists aren’t getting their message across

    05/22/2018 12:48:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 22, 2018 | by Neil Swidey
    Now at Harvard, the Obama administration alum admits it’s been hard to watch the Trump administration take aim at the work she’s proudest of. But she hasn’t lost hope. GINA MCCARTHY STRIDES INTO the ocean-view ballroom at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, plops down her green backpack, and glances out the window. The waves are angrily advancing on this last night in April, which feels as dreary as mid-January. “The water seems way closer than it was the last time I was here,” she says. Maybe that’s because of climate change, the threat that McCarthy led the charge...
  • Senate panel overwhelmingly approves amendment blocking Trump on ZTE

    05/22/2018 12:27:32 PM PDT · by Theoria · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 22 May 2018 | Harper Reidig
    A Senate panel on Tuesday rebuked President Trump's efforts to ease sanctions on the Chinese telecom firm ZTE, which the intelligence community and trade regulators have warned poses a national security risk for the U.S. The Senate Banking Committee approved an amendment in an overwhelming and bipartisan 23-2 vote that would block Trump from easing sanctions on ZTE without first certifying to Congress that the company is complying with U.S. law. The move comes the same day The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration and China are closing in on a deal to ease off ZTE in exchange...
  • In Memoriam: With God and Richard Pipes

    05/22/2018 11:39:10 AM PDT · by GreyFriar · 11 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | May 22, 2018 | Paul Kengor
    America loses its greatest scholar of Russia and communism. The most respected academic authority on the Russian Revolution, 20thcentury communism, and the Cold War has died. He was Richard Pipes, longtime professor of Russian history at Harvard, and a remarkable man. Where to start with an adequate tribute to Professor Pipes? I’ll start with some biographical observations and then finish with personal reflections. Richard Pipes was born in Poland on July 11, 1923. As a 16-year-old Jew at the time of Hitler’s invasion, Pipes mercifully escaped, thanks to a clever and shrewd father. He credited not only his father but...
  • Witness Said Awan Wiretapped Her, Then Bank Account She Controlled Was Drained

    05/22/2018 11:35:11 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 13 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/21/18 | Luke Rosiak
    After former Democratic IT aide Imran Awan allegedly threatened his stepmother not to talk to police, her email account was accessed in suspicious ways and a lawyer for one of Awan’s brothers found out she emailed the FBI on specific dates and lashed out at her: “You’re a liar, aren’t you?” Days after that, a bank account the stepmother controlled was almost completely drained through a payment to Imran’s brother, Abid Awan, bank records show — but she said she is too afraid to press criminal charges because she claims he has threatened her. The stepmother, Samina Gilani, also previously...
  • Phoenix Mayor Gives La Raza Ally $2.4 Mil Before Leaving to Run for Congress

    05/22/2018 11:30:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 22, 2018
    Before resigning to run for Congress, the mayor of America’s fifth-largest city gave a political open-borders ally millions of taxpayer dollars to complete a job in an area it suspiciously has zero experience in. Under the shady deal, the radical La Raza group Promise Arizona (PAZ) will receive $2.4 million from the city of Phoenix to conduct “Business Assistance” during construction of a light rail extension. Some Phoenix City Hall insiders believe it’s a payoff by the outgoing mayor, Greg Stanton, to support his upcoming congressional run. Stanton, who will resign on May 29 , and PAZ Director Petra Falcon...
  • Dem gun-confiscator tacitly admits gun control wouldn't work

    05/22/2018 11:19:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Selwyn Duke
    One of the more despicable Congress-critters is Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), a man with utter contempt for Truth. He was on Tucker Carlson Tonight last evening pushing for confiscation of AR-type rifles and spinning like a dervish with rocket boosters. But let's forget that while Swalwell wrote an op-ed calling for gun confiscation, it's not really confiscation, according to Swalwell. Let's forget that what he labels "assault weapons" are just semi-automatic rifles that happen to have a military-style appearance (much like putting a Porsche body on a Yugo chassis). Let's forget that he claimed that his AR-species confiscation plan would...
  • Concealed FISA Docs May Hold Key to Trump Surveillance President Trump meets with FBI, DOJ and DNI

    05/22/2018 11:16:24 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    Sara Carter.com ^ | May 22, 2018 | Sara Carter
    President Trump is meeting Monday with Senior FBI, DOJ and DNI officials at the White House to discuss classified documentation requested by the House Intelligence Committee and whether or not members of the Obama administration authorized the use of a long-time informant of the CIA and FBI to investigate members of his 2016 campaign. The meeting came on the heels of the President’s demand Sunday for the Justice Department to investigate the FBI’s operation, known as Crossfire Hurricane, which included surveillance of members of the Trump campaign. And this meeting is crucial because it will be a major opportunity for...
  • The “Sensitive Matter Team”

    05/22/2018 10:50:55 AM PDT · by bitt · 10 replies
    sharylattkisson.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | sharyl attkisson
    Newly-examined emails among high-ranking U.S. intel officials at the time—including then-Director James Comey and his chief of staff James Rybicki—reference a “sensitive matter team.” Based on the context of the emails, the “sensitive matter” appears to be the Trump-Russia narrative, and political opposition research funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee. The research— known as the “Steele dossier”— was peddled to the press and secretly used, in part, to justify controversial FBI wiretaps against at least one Trump associate. The emails were first obtained by the Justice Department Inspector General and recently turned over to the...
  • Sen Johnson Sends Letter to FBI Discovers Secret Deep State “Sensitive Matter Team” Behind Dossier

    05/22/2018 10:50:25 AM PDT · by detective · 8 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 22, 201 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: Sen. Ron Johnson Sends Letter to FBI – Discovers Secret Deep State “Sensitive Matter Team” Behind Phony Dossier On Monday Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent a letter to the FBI Director regarding phony Steele Russia dossier. Explosive new e-mails show FBI brass discussed dossier briefing details with CNN. Senator Johnson accused the FBI of having a “sensitive matter team” as reference by FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki in an January 6, 2017 email to unspecified recipients.
  • John Brennan’s Plot to Infiltrate the Trump Campaign

    05/22/2018 10:43:38 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 44 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 22 May 2018 | George Neumayr
    s Trump won primary after primary in 2016, a rattled John Brennan started claiming to colleagues at the CIA that Estonia’s intelligence agency had alerted him to an intercepted phone call suggesting Putin was pouring money into the Trump campaign. The tip was bogus, but Brennan bit on it with opportunistic relish. Out of Brennan’s alarmist chatter about the bogus tip came an extraordinary leak to the BBC: that Brennan had used it, along with later half-baked tips from British intelligence, as the justification to form a multi-agency spy operation (given the Orwellian designation of an “inter-agency taskforce”) on the...
  • Huma email horror returns to haunt FBI brass, in IG report on Clinton case

    05/22/2018 10:31:50 AM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies
    fox news ^ | 5/22/2018 | adam shaw
    Ever since she lost the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton has repeatedly blamed her defeat on the FBI’s decision to reopen the probe into her email use after messages were found on the laptop of confidante Huma Abedin’s estranged husband. But now that laptop and those emails are back in the spotlight, this time causing problems for FBI leaders as part of a forthcoming inspector general report. The probe is expected to fault bureau officials for sitting on those emails in the first place. The finding underscores how the laptop continues to play a recurring part in the Clinton case saga,...
  • Bombshell: More Obama admin spies attempted to insert selves into Trump campaign

    05/22/2018 10:30:31 AM PDT · by detective · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 22, 2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Last night, Michael Caputo, the former Trump campaign aide who has been forced to sell his house to pay legal bills arising out of the Mueller probe, let slip a bombshell: he was approached by at least one other government informant who was attempting to be planted into the campaign. Appearing on The Ingraham Angle along with Carter Page, he made the stunning charge eight minutes into the interview embedded below:
  • WHEN PUBLIC WATER BECOMES PRIVATIZED

    05/22/2018 10:20:53 AM PDT · by June2 · 12 replies
    DISCLOSURE ^ | March 3, 2015 | Jack Howser
    MT. VERNON, Ill.---There's quite the uproar going on in the city of Mt. Vernon and its surrounds as of the past few weeks, all of it having to do with water. Mainstream media has been all over the matter of the public's opposition to Illinois-American Water (IAW) being brought in to the Mt. Vernon area. You can find such stories as this on The Southern this morning following a meeting last night in Mt. V......