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  • 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...
  • [Flashback] FBI Agents Say Comey ‘Stood In The Way’ Of Clinton Email Investigation

    03/17/2018 9:58:38 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10-17-2016 | Kerry Picket
    FBI agents say the bureau is alarmed over Director James Comey deciding not to suggest that the Justice Department prosecute Hillary Clinton over her mishandling of classified information. “This is a textbook case where a grand jury should have convened but was not. That is appalling,” an FBI special agent who has worked public corruption and criminal cases said of the decision. “We talk about it in the office and don’t know how Comey can keep going.” The agent was also surprised that the bureau did not bother to search Clinton’s house during the investigation. “We didn’t search their house....
  • Afrin witnesses the displacement of more than 150 thousand citizens from it with ongoing aerial and

    03/17/2018 9:47:32 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    Aleppo Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Afrin area is witnessing Turkish aerial, artillery and rocket shelling, which did not calm down all last night, where the shelling targeted areas in Afrin city, its outskirts and its vicinity, in conjunction with ongoing displacement of citizens towards the towns of Nubl and Al-Zahraa, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the number of people displaced from Afrin city exceeded 150 thousand citizens who has been displaced since Wednesday night, the 14th of March 2018, towards the towns of Nubl and Al-Zahraa in the northern countryside of...

    03/17/2018 9:37:12 PM PDT · by hiho hiho · 31 replies
    The Drudge Report ^ | March 17, 2018 | Drudge
    77% yes 22% no
  • 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 · 55 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...
  • Trump: 'Mueller probe should never have been started'

    03/17/2018 7:00:04 PM PDT · by Mariner · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 17th, 2018 | By Max Greenwood
    President Trump asserted on Saturday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia should never have been opened in the first place. "The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was no crime," Trump wrote on Twitter. "It was based on fraudulent activities and a Fake Dossier paid for by Crooked Hillary and the DNC, and improperly used in FISA COURT for surveillance of my campaign. WITCH HUNT!" The Mueller probe should never have been started in that there was no collusion and there was...
  • 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
  • Andrew McCabe was just offered a job by a congressman...

    03/17/2018 5:46:58 PM PDT · by outofsalt · 65 replies
    washington post ^ | 03/17/18 at 6:25 | Amber Phillips he can get his full retirement. And it just might work. “My offer of employment to Mr. McCabe is a legitimate offer to work on election security,” Pocan said in a statement. “Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of American democracy and both Republicans and Democrats should be concerned about election integrity.”
  • 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...
  • No charges for woman who fatally shot I-5 driver during road-rage incident, prosecutors say

    03/17/2018 4:52:22 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 71 replies
    Tacoma News Tribune ^ | 3/17/18 | Alexis Krell
    A woman who fatally shot a man on a shoulder of Interstate 5 during a road-rage incident last month will not be charged, the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday. The 23-year-old woman acted in self defense, prosecutors said. The News Tribune has chosen not to publish her name because she was never arrested or charged with a crime. Witnesses said the man, 60-year-old Bruce W. Jones, was upset with how the woman was driving her motorcycle Feb. 8 on the southbound freeway near the King-Pierce County line in Milton. He tried to box the woman in with his 2016...
  • James Comey warns Trump: The American people will 'soon' be able to judge... [blah, blah]

    03/17/2018 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 92 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 17, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Former FBI Director James Comey shot a message at President Trump after his former deputy Andrew McCabe was fired, warning that "the American people will hear my story very soon," "And they can judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not," he added in a terse tweet. Comey has a book coming out next month and a planned media tour to go along with it.
  • 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 learns McCabe kept memos on Trump; Mueller now has them

    03/17/2018 3:32:47 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 124 replies
    AP ^ | 3/17/2018 | ERIC TUCKER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president that have been provided to the special counsel’s office and are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.The memos could factor into special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as his team examines Trump campaign ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice. McCabe’s memos include details of his own interactions with the president, according to a person with direct knowledge of...
  • Former FBI agent: If Mueller is to preserve his integrity, he must step aside

    03/17/2018 3:23:42 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 41 replies
    It was painful to witness. One of our own — a deputy FBI director no less — was fired barely a day or two away from retirement and a certain pension. And now Andrew McCabe faces possible federal charges for lying to other federal agents, charges that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller knows all too well and is wielding with great effect in the Russian collusion case.... More at Link: Above
  • 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>
  • Sign Referencing Civil War Hero Is Sexual Harassment, Says Massachusetts Lawmaker

    03/17/2018 2:05:43 PM PDT · by euram · 110 replies
    Reason ^ | March 16, 2018 | Elizabeth Nolan Brown
    State Rep. Michelle DuBois (D-Plymouth) disagrees. She has been calling for the removal of a statehouse sign that reads "General Hooker Entrance" (so inscribed because it stands opposite a statue of General Hooker), which she described as an affront to "women's dignity."
  • (Racist) Judge duns U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) for delinquent loan, taps his congressional pay

    03/17/2018 1:37:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 15, 2018
    U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush must give up 15 percent of his congressional salary to begin repaying more than $1 million he owes on a delinquent bank loan to his now-shuttered Englewood church, a judge in Chicago ordered Wednesday. Cook County Circuit Judge Alexander White ordered the garnishment of more than $2,100 a month from the South Side Democrat’s $174,000 annual federal pay in what was another setback for the longtime congressman-turned-pastor who once promised that the house of worship he founded would help rebuild Englewood.