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  • Oh My: Clinton Foundation's Own Internal Audit Admits They Lied To The IRS (tragic accident alert)

    10/19/2017 5:39:11 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 2 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | October 18, 2017
    An internal audit commissioned by the Clinton Foundation in 2011 revealed that the Clinton's family charity may have misled the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when it claimed, under penalty of perjury, that it was enforcing a policy against conflicts of interest. [Snip] In short, auditors warned the Clinton Foundation it was likely involved in multiple conflicts of interest violations. That warning was ignored for the entire time Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State as tens of millions of dollars continued to pour into the foundation's coffers. The Clintons knew. The Obama White House knew. Top-ranking members of Congress knew as...
  • Will Ken Burns' twisted version of Vietnam War endure?

    10/19/2017 5:35:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 10/19/2017 | Richard Botkin
    “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.” Richard Nixon’s 1994 post-war observation remains as prescient as ever. With the release of the Ken Burns/Lynne Novick epic 10-part PBS documentary on the war last month, it is safe to say that the misreporting and misremembering have only been compounded and exacerbated. For those among us who expected favorable treatment for the American effort to halt the spread of communism and a serious look at our South Vietnamese allies beyond the recycled shibboleths of their leaders as corrupt...
  • WH: Kelly Felt Trump's Remarks to Widow Were 'Respectful'

    10/19/2017 5:33:03 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 5 replies
    https://www.newsmax.com ^ | October 18, 2017 | Todd Beamon
    White House chief of staff John Kelly thought President Donald Trump's remarks in a call to the widow of a Green Beret slain by Islamic State terrorists in Niger were "completely appropriate" and "respectful," press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday. "Gen. Kelly was present for the call and thought it was completely appropriate," Sanders told reporters at the daily briefing. "He thought the call was respectful — and he thought that the president did the best job he could under those circumstances to offer condolences on the part of the country." Trump has no recording of Tuesday's call to...
  • Influx Feared as UK Concedes EU Migrants Arriving Before March 2019 Can Stay

    10/19/2017 5:29:22 AM PDT · by davikkm · 4 replies
    breitbart ^ | JACK MONTGOMERY
    British officials have conceded that any EU migrants arriving before Brexit Day in 2019 will be allowed to stay forever, it is claimed. Sources have told The Telegraph newspaper that they believe a deal between Britain and the EU is now “done and dusted”, after the former agreed that any EU migrants arriving in Britain before its formal departure from the bloc will be allowed to acquire “settled status”. Prime Minister Theresa May had previously indicated that March 2017, when the UK activated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the Brexit process, would be the cut-off date —...
  • Muslim Citizen of Jewish State: Israel Is not an Apartheid Nation, I’m Proud to Speak on Its Behalf

    10/19/2017 5:08:32 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 10/18/17
    “Israel is not an apartheid state and anyone who believes this should be ashamed of himself,” a Muslim citizen of the Jewish state declared in a recent media interview — a video of which has gone viral online this week.Appearing on an Arabic-language news channel, Dema Taya — a resident of the central Israeli city of Qalansawe — told the program host, “You live in this country and enjoy the full benefits of its citizenship. You are free to work, study, express yourselves and whatever you desire. You lead and educate the next generations in a state that respects you. Look...
  • Did Clinton accept bribes during the uranium deal?

    10/19/2017 4:51:19 AM PDT · by smileyface · 11 replies
    Fox Business ^ | Oct 18, 2017 | Lou Dobbs
    Fox News Judicial Legal Analyst Greg Jarrett on whether Hillary Clinton accepted bribes during the uranium deal with Russia and the Clinton email investigation.
  • We Live In The Dystopia Young Adult Fiction Warns Us About

    10/19/2017 4:46:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/19/17 | Robert Tracinski
    The past few decades have seen a profusion of “young adult” fiction—books written for a teenage audience—which seem to have a peculiar obsession with future dystopias.There’s the one where everything is controlled by the Capitol and teenagers are forced to fight to the death for a televised audience. There’s the one where teens are locked into a narrow career path for life based on their apparent aptitudes, which seems like a perfect way to capitalize on the anxieties of college-bound kids in the later stages of the higher education bubble. There’s the one where emotions have been outlawed, the one...
  • Hannity: Exposing the real Russia collusion

    10/19/2017 4:38:37 AM PDT · by smileyface · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 17, 2017 | Sean Hannity
    According to the Hill, back in 2009 the FBI started gathering evidence showing Russian nuclear industry officials used bribery to expand Moscow's influence over the U.S. uranium market.
  • Northwestern doubles its programming on ‘deconstructing masculinity’

    10/19/2017 4:36:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Learn about ‘the patriarchy’The private university that put a female professor through multiple Title IX investigations for criticizing “sexual paranoia” is returning to its man-hating roots.Northwestern University is adding a second cohort to its six-week “dialogues” on “examining and deconstructing masculinity,” which are run by NÜ Men, a collaboration between its Social Justice Education unit and Center for Awareness, Response and Education, The Daily Northwestern reports.The assistant director of residence life, Dan Amato, credited “increased interest” for the addition of the second cohort. The program, which features “eight to 10 male-identifying students and two facilitators” in each dialogue, started in spring 2016 with...
  • Holder: Comey's Draft Exoneration Of Clinton "A Good-Faith Assessment" Based On The Facts

    10/19/2017 4:29:17 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 12 replies
    RCP video ^ | 10-18-2017 | Ian Schwartz
    Eric Holder defended former FBI Director James Comey's draft exoneration letter for Hillary Clinton in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Wednesday. Holder commented, "you can make determinations about where an investigation is likely to go before you actually speak to the subject of that investigation." (emphasis mine) JAKE TAPPER, CNN: You worked with James Comey when he was the FBI Director and you were the Attorney General. There is a newly released document suggesting he had been working on his statement in May of 2016 before he ultimately cleared Hillary Clinton of any criminal wrongdoing later that summer....
  • Quebec passes bill banning the niqab and burqa

    10/19/2017 4:17:45 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/19/17 | Christine Douglass-Williams
    Quebec has passed a law banning public service workers, and also those who receive services, from wearing face coverings. This means that everyone who uses public transit and government services must now unveil.Quebec’s Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée stated that “having your face uncovered is a legitimate question of communication, identification and security”; but the Quebec National Assembly’s adoption of Bill 62 to ban the burqa is not sitting well with everyone. Some insist that it is a violation of human rights.For example: Nicole Filion, coordinator of the Ligue des droits et libertés, a human-rights defence group, warned that the law...
  • Clinton cash trail in the 'real' Russian collusion scandal

    10/19/2017 4:15:52 AM PDT · by smileyface · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 18, 2017 | Tucker Carlson
    The FBI uncovered a Russian bribery plot before the Obama administration approved a controversial nuclear deal with Moscow - and millions of dollars routed to the U.S. were designed to benefit the Clinton Foundation.
  • Bob Mueller Hasn’t Even Interviewed Sessions, Dem Senators Fall over Themselves

    10/19/2017 4:12:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/19/17 | Ian Mason
    Democratic senators appeared surprised when Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has never been interviewed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “Russia investigation” as he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday.Sessions gave little to the Democrats who were trying to bring allegations of “collusion” and “obstruction of justice” as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) put it, back into the public eye as the “Russia story” continues to slip into obscurity. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked Sessions about the still floundering “Russia probe” by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, asking him, “have you been interviewed or have you been requested to be interviewed...
  • USS O’Kane deployment extended as 7th Fleet faces ship shortage [Thanks Obama]

    10/19/2017 3:50:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 10/19/17 | Tyler Hlavac
    A Hawaii-based destroyer’s upcoming deployment to the 7th Fleet will last longer than planned because of a ship shortage caused by deadly collisions and maintenance issues. The USS O’Kane, which belongs to the San Diego-based 3rd Fleet, was previously scheduled to deploy to the Western Pacific but will stay in the area longer to provide additional support to the fleet, 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. Paul Newell told Stars and Stripes on Wednesday. “[O’Kane] will extend their time here to help sustain the naval presence in 7th Fleet and provide uninterrupted mission support following the recent collisions involving USS Fitzgerald and...
  • Judge Napolitano: New evidence will lead DOJ to Hillary Clinton indictment

    10/19/2017 3:30:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 10/19/17 | Matthew Wisner
    Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News senior judicial analyst, weighed in on the report, telling FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on “Varney & Co.,” “The significance is an FBI acknowledgement that Huma Abedin, Mrs. Anthony Weiner, when she had a top security clearance as the number two assistant to Hillary Clinton when Hillary was Secretary of State, regularly sent copies of sensitive material to her own laptop so she could look at it at night, either knowing or forgetting that her husband had access to it as well.” Napolitano said this gives insight into the State Department’s casual approach to top secret...
  • Why Trump’s Not Replacing Bureaucrats Enables the ‘Deep State’

    10/19/2017 3:13:08 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 10/18/17 | Jarrett Stepman
    Hillary Clinton is urging federal workers to stay in their jobs so they can fight for progressive policies again.On her book tour, the former secretary of state and presidential candidate told government workers to “stick it out, stick it out, because the tide has to turn.”“If [Democrats] can take back one or both houses of Congress in 2018, you will have people you can talk to again,” Clinton said.When Donald Trump was elected president, he promised to “drain the swamp” in Washington and return power to the American people. There is no muddier water to dredge than the mostly unaccountable...
  • The Important Story You’re Not Hearing Much About [new EPA Administrator citing Federalist Papers]

    10/19/2017 3:06:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Powerline ^ | 10/19/17 | Steven Hayward
    What would you think of someone who got sued, lost in court, and celebrated the loss? You’d think there is something seriously amiss. In fact this has been the longstanding practice of a number of federal agencies, who actively cooperate with activist groups (invariably on the left) to set up lawsuits against agencies that result in the agencies having more power and instituting more regulations.To give a good example, when the EPA lost the 2007 case of Massachusetts vs. EPA (that was the one that said the EPA could regulate greenhouse gas emissions), employees at EPA opened champagne to celebrate...
  • Europe's New Official History Erases Christianity, Promotes Islam

    10/19/2017 3:03:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 10/18/17 | Giulio Meotti
    A few days ago, some of Europe's most important intellectuals -- including British philosopher Roger Scruton, former Polish Education Minister Ryszard Legutko, German scholar Robert Spaemann and Professor Rémi Brague from the Sorbonne in France -- issued "The Paris Statement". In their ambitious statement, they rejected the "false Christendom of universal human rights" and the "utopian, pseudo-religious crusade for a borderless world". Instead, they called for a Europe based on "Christian roots", drawing inspiration from the "Classical tradition" and rejecting multiculturalism: "The patrons of the false Europe are bewitched by superstitions of inevitable progress. They believe that History is on...
  • Vietnam vet died at VA hospital while nurse’s aide played video games on computer

    10/19/2017 2:53:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    American Military News ^ | 10/18/17 | Peter Reid
    A Vietnam veteran died when a nurse’s aide at a VA hospital in Massachusetts didn’t check up on him and instead played video games on her computer, the Boston Globe recently reported. The Boston Globe (Twitter) Vietnam veteran and retired police detective Bill Nutter was being cared for at the Bedford VA Medical Center after having recently lost his second leg due to diabetes. He suffered from arrhythmia, which could cause cardiac arrest at any given moment.Nutter’s daughter, Brigitte Darton, went on a family vacation in July 2016, but the following day she received a phone call from her mother saying that her father...
  • Jeff Sessions and the Conservative Talkers [Why are they giving him a pass?]

    10/19/2017 2:48:07 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/19/17 | James Tygart
    Over the last few years a good guess suggests that at least 50% of conservative talk content has been devoted to the inter-connected scandals of:  Clinton-Rhodes-Lerner-Holder-Comey-Lynch-Powers-Rice-Mueller.  And, of course, their boss.  Let’s call it the Stack of Miscreants, after Rush Limbaugh’s Stack of Stuff.  The names, at this point, are all the reference we need.  We’re already steeped in the details.  Our Conservative Talk champions have drilled it into us year after year; day after day; hour after hour. Yet now, after all the thousands of hours of skilled analysis and sometimes Churchillian rhetoric, Limbaugh, Hannity, Levin and their Conservative...