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  • Why, How, Who – The “Big Picture” in Video Summary… (Sundance)

    03/19/2018 9:54:07 PM PDT · by bitt · 7 replies
    “WHY” – The first video highlights the historic backdrop of DOJ/FBI FISA court abuses: “HOW” – The second video highlights the specific example of how the DOJ and FBI used false information to the FISA Court to secure a fraudulent ‘Title-1’ surveillance warrant: “WHO” – The third video highlights who the primary players were within the scheme:
  • China's premier: 'We don't want to see a trade war'

    03/19/2018 9:52:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 20, 2018 12:17 AM EDT | Gillian Wong
    Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday that China doesn’t want to see a “trade war” with the United States and hopes to reach a negotiated settlement of disputes. Speaking at a nationally televised news conference, Li said rash action would hurt all sides. He made no mention of a possible Chinese response to any increase in U.S. import controls. Beijing faces mounting pressure from the government of U.S. President Donald Trump over complaints it hampers access to its markets, pressures foreign companies to hand over technology and is flooding foreign markets with unfairly low-priced steel and other goods. That has prompted...
  • A History Of Alleged Intimidation And Tampering In House Hacking Case Marked By Witnesses’ Silence

    03/19/2018 9:38:26 PM PDT · by bitt · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/18/2018 | luke rosiak
    Soon after the House of Representatives found that Democratic IT aide Imran Awan and his family made “unauthorized access” to congressional data, Imran hurriedly vacated his house, renting it in February 2017 to a former Marine. Imran angrily told his new tenant, Andre Taggart, that he was homeless and to refuse any certified mail in Imran’s name, Taggart said. A lawyer contacted Taggart about some items Imran left behind in the house and threatened to sue if he didn’t return them, saying he’d accuse Taggart of theft, Taggart said. The equipment included Blackberries and “hard drives they look like they...
  • Republicans propose billions in new Obamacare funding

    03/19/2018 8:26:52 PM PDT · by Drago · 43 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03-19-2018 | Kimberly Leonard
    Congressional Republicans unveiled legislation on Monday that would funnel billions of dollars to Obamacare markets, and hope the provision can be attached to the long-term government spending that's due Friday. The new bill would fund insurer payments known as cost-sharing reduction payments for three years, and offer $30 billion in reinsurance funds distributed evenly for three years...
  • No bump stocks turned in to Denver police after ban

    03/19/2018 7:40:48 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 25 replies
    Fox 31 ^ | 03/17/18
    DENVER — No bump stocks have been turned over to Denver authorities after the city banned the accessories used in last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured hundreds. Denver Police police last month invited city residents to turn in any bump stocks in their possession but Denverite reports that none have been handed over. The ban on bump stocks approved by the city council in January was considered largely symbolic. Denver had previously banned the types of semi-automatic rifles that can be modified with bump stocks. A bump stock is a device that can...
  • Democrats reject immigration deal as budget deadline nears

    03/19/2018 7:39:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 19, 2018 5:53 PM EDT | Andrew Taylor
    Capitol Hill Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-sought border wall as Washington talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill hit a critical stage on Monday. Disputes remain over immigration enforcement and a smaller infusion of wall funding, as well as a major rail project that pits Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Monday’s developments were described by congressional aides in both parties who spoke on condition of anonymity because the talks remain...
  • Obamacare’s Massacre of the Innocents

    03/19/2018 7:22:36 PM PDT · by Twotone · 9 replies
    American Spectator ^ | March 19, 2018 | David Catron
    A new study reveals that 21,904 Americans have died while withering away on Medicaid waiting lists in states that expanded the program under Obamacare. The victims were poor and disabled applicants herded to the back of the line to make room for able-bodied adults with incomes above the federal poverty level (FPL). Why would any state pursue such a cruel and unjust policy? Obamacare incentivizes expansion states to shift Medicaid’s focus to able-bodied adults by paying over 90 percent of their coverage costs, while paying less than 60 percent of the costs for covering the truly poor and disabled. The...
  • Democratic activist charged with assaulting Zinke staffer

    03/19/2018 6:31:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 19, 2018 5:50 PM EDT | Matthew Daly
    An operative for a political committee that supports Democrats has been charged with assault following a confrontation with a staffer for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke outside a congressional hearing. Capitol Police charged Wilfred M. Stark, 49, of Falls Church, Virginia, with simple assault following a confrontation with Heather Swift, a spokeswoman for Zinke. Stark works for American Bridge 21st Century, a group that supports Democratic candidates. According to a police report, Stark approached Zinke after a House hearing Thursday and started yelling at him. Zinke continued walking out of the hearing room at the Longworth House Office Building and Stark...
  • Pro-Bernie Sanders group cancels Hillary Clinton protest (@ Rutgers)

    03/19/2018 6:04:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NBC News ^ | 3/19/18 | ALEX SEITZ-WALD
    WASHINGTON — A pro-Bernie Sanders group has canceled an anti-Hillary Clinton protest, its organizer told NBC News on Monday. The event, created by the leader of a local chapter of Our Revolution, prompted backlash from Clinton allies, leading Sanders' top adviser to condemn it and disassociate his boss from the group, which grew out of Sanders presidential campaign. **SNIP** On Monday morning, Our Revolution’s high command called Faden, who then told NBC News she would cancel the event and was working to remove it from the website and Facebook. "I’m still going to go myself, just as a private citizen,...
  • What the heck is Tucker Carlson on this evening???

    03/19/2018 5:51:43 PM PDT · by Redleg Duke · 49 replies
    Tucker Carlson Show
    What the heck is Tucker smoking? He claimed that “Trump” fired McCabe? Jeff Sessions fired McCabe on the recommendation of the FBI IG.
  • Planning For OIG Release – President Trump Hires Joe diGenova….

    03/19/2018 4:30:51 PM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 101 replies ^ | 3/19/18 | sundance
    Things are proceeding swimmingly. How is it possible to outline the biggest political corruption scandal in modern U.S. history; which utilized the full weight of the institutions of government and the vast intelligence community; against the predictable tide of a mainstream U.S. media apparatus who will shout ‘conspiracy theory’; while every single entity associated with the collaborative effort will protect the group behind the scandal? There’s the challenge. How do you introduce the scale and scope of corruption to almost half the country who have relied upon the false narrative delivered by fake news for the past two years?
  • Nancy Pelosi Wants to Lead. House Democratic Candidates Aren’t So Sure. (Rat spat alert)

    03/19/2018 4:02:34 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 18, 2018 | Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns
    A few hours after Conor Lamb, the Pennsylvania Democrat, claimed victory in a House race with a vow to oppose his party’s leader, Nancy Pelosi, the once-and-perhaps-future speaker was explaining to a group of female congressional candidates why she did not retire after 2016. She intended to do so after Hillary Clinton won, Ms. Pelosi recalled Wednesday at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reception here. But she stayed to ensure Washington had at least one woman in power. To some lawmakers in the room who described her remarks, the message was clear: Ms. Pelosi is not going anywhere - a...
  • State Legislature pushes automated safety vehicles at PennDOT, turnpike maintenance sites

    03/19/2018 3:03:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | March 18, 2018 | Ed Blazina
    It sounds like an oxymoron, but the state Legislature is taking action to help reduce the risk in one of the more dangerous jobs in road maintenance: driving the safety truck. The trucks are fitted with a warning arrow and a crash barrier on the rear. They are driven slowly to provide protection behind crews cutting grass and painting lines. About once a month, one of these truck drivers is injured when a motorist strikes the vehicle. To address that situation and others, the state House passed a bill last week to allow autonomous versions of the vehicle, known as...
  • CALL TO ARMS: NY Democrat URGES Citizens to TAKE UP ARMS Against Trump

    03/19/2018 3:01:57 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 69 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | March 19, 2018 | Hannity Staff
    Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi found himself on hot-water over the weekend, telling a “nervous” crowd of supporters it may be time to “put pressure” on the President using “the Second Amendment” if he opposes the constitution. According to the NY Post, Suozzi was speaking at a town hall event in Long Island, New York when he suddenly commented on the Second Amendment; bizarrely suggesting it may be the only thing to prevent the Commander-in-Chief from “ignoring the courts.” “It’s really a matter of putting public pressure on the president,” Suozzi told the crowd. “This is where the Second Amendment comes...
  • White House: Former Citgo executives are 'hostages' in Venezuela

    03/19/2018 2:51:27 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 19, 2018
    A senior Trump administration official said Monday that former Citgo executives detained for four months in Venezuela are being used as “hostages” and “bargaining chips” by President Nicolas Maduro’s government. Venezuelan authorities detained six Citgo executives in November, after the Trump administration imposed sanctions limiting the flow of corporate cash from the Houston-based company to Venezuela. At least four of the detained executives are naturalized U.S. citizens. The ousted executives quickly faded from headlines last year as family members decided not to seek press coverage, but their case and the current situation at Citgo have been probed quietly by a...
  • Pollster Testifies Most Kansas Voters Can Prove Citizenship

    03/19/2018 2:22:34 PM PDT · by Innovative · 19 replies
    My San Antonio ^ | March 19, 2018 | AP
    A pollster hired by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach testified Monday that a survey of 500 adults he conducted found just one person who couldn't produce a document proving U.S. citizenship. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported his testimony came on the seventh day of a federal bench trial challenging Kansas' proof-of-citizenship requirement. Pollster Pat McFerron also acknowledged possible bias in his survey under questioning by an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • March for Our Minds – Stop Indoctrinating Kids

    03/19/2018 2:06:10 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | March 19, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    March for Our Minds – Stop Indoctrinating Kids It’s time to protect our kids from classroom organizers. March 19, 2018 Daniel Greenfield [To learn more about the Freedom Center's fight against K-12 indoctrination, visit] Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. March for Our Lives and the school walkout isn’t about gun violence; it’s about indoctrination. And there’s no age limit. Sixteen years ago, David Horowitz and the Freedom Center unveiled the Academic Bill of Rights to protect intellectual diversity on college...
  • If Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller, GOP should start impeachment probe (Oh boy)

    03/19/2018 1:48:22 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 82 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 19, 2018 | Quin Hillyer
    Memo to President Trump: Shut up and govern. Memo to congressional leaders, Cabinet members, and senior White House staff: If President Trump orders the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller, mass “honor” resignations by Cabinet officials and staff should follow, and an impeachment inquiry should immediately commence. Important clarification: An impeachment inquiry is just that — an open investigation, not a show trial with a predetermined outcome.
  • McCabe's Domino Is Only the First to Fall

    03/19/2018 1:28:48 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | March 19, 2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Oh, what a tangled web the unindicted co-conspirators in the Deep State coup to keep Hillary Clinton out of prison and Donald Trump out of the White House have woven. When you tell the truth, the adage goes, you never have to remember anything. But when you lie, you have to remember the lies you told to cover the earlier lies, and you certainly have to keep your story in line with your other co-conspirators. That Andrew McCabe, in his response to his firing, failed miserably on this score, implicating former FBI Director James Comey, is the conclusion of George...
  • Nolte: 9 Democrat Lawmakers with Ties to Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan

    03/19/2018 1:26:13 PM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Mar 2018 | John Nolte
    Washington, DC, lawmaker Trayon White (D-Ward 8) is publicly blaming the Jews for creating the kind of weather conditions that will allow them to “own the cities”; thus, we can again see that anti-Semitism is a serious problem within the Democrat Party — that this hatred is tolerated, most especially, by a national media that do everything in their power to protect their allies on the political left. Therefore, this seems like a good time to look at all the elected Democrats associated with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, a rabid and open anti-Semite.