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  • Obama worked for the CIA

    10/19/2017 12:32:52 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 16 replies
    Wiki | Vanity
    Business International Corporation (BI) was a publishing and advisory firm dedicated to assisting American companies in operating abroad. It was founded in 1953. It organized conferences, and worked with major corporations. It had ties to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Former president Barack Obama worked there as a college graduate.
  • Celebrities Urge Americans to Reject NRA, Concealed Carry in Wake of Vegas Shooting

    10/18/2017 8:07:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 66 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 18, 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy, and Sheryl Crow are among a number of celebrities urging Americans to “reject the NRA” and concealed carry of firearms in the wake of the shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert this month. Laura Dern, Bill Hader, and Adam Scott are also taking part in the anti-gun campaign, as is noted gun control advocate Julianne Moore. The celebrities are part of the Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety PSA against the NRA specifically, and against gun rights generally. In typical Everytown fashion, the PSA does not present real solutions to the attack in Vegas–after...
  • Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's races

    10/18/2017 11:27:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 19, 2017 12:33 AM EDT | Jesse J. Holland
    Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month’s elections. Thursday’s events mark the first time the former president is stepping back into the political spotlight since leaving the White House. Unlike more low-key appearances earlier this year, Obama’s foray into two states won’t be a one-and-done. He is planning more public appearances as the year closes, and preparation for the 2018 midterm elections begins. […] Obama is hoping to sway voters in New Jersey and Virginia, the only two gubernatorial...
  • Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

    10/18/2017 10:27:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 19, 2017 12:03 AM EDT | Jesse J. Holland
    A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he’d make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta. The nine full letters, sent by Obama to his college girlfriend, Alexandra McNear, are being made public to researchers through Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library. The university has had the letters since 2014 but could only make them public now, officials said. Written...
  • FBI informant blocked from telling Congress about Russia nuclear corruption case, lawyer says

    10/18/2017 11:46:26 AM PDT · by bitt · 83 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/2017 | JOHN SOLOMON AND ALISON SPANN
    An American businessman who worked for years undercover as an FBI confidential witness was blocked by the Obama Justice Department from telling Congress about conversations and transactions he witnessed related to the Russian nuclear industry's efforts to win favor with Bill and Hillary Clinton and influence Obama administration decisions, his lawyer tells The Hill. Attorney Victoria Toensing, a former Reagan Justice Department official and former chief counsel of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday she is working with members of Congress to see if they can get the Trump Justice Department or the FBI to free her client to talk...
  • Did the dog really eat Samantha Power's homework?

    10/18/2017 12:43:45 PM PDT · by detective · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 18, 2017 | Monica Showalter
    Former United Nations ambassador Samantha Power is denying, emphatically, to Congress, that she ever requested 260 unmaskings of Americans caught up in intelligence surveillance dragnets during President Obama's last year in office.  She says someone else did it.
  • Thomas Friedman Mesmerized at Speed of Trump's Curve Balls: Striking Out Obama's Legacy

    10/18/2017 12:39:33 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 27 replies
    Gotham City Slimes ^ | 10/18/2017 | Thomas "my-brain-is-Fried" man
    I'm sure Thomas "My-Brain-is-Fried" Man went to college.  He has a fine command of English sentence construction, yet his brain was not designed to comprehend a multi-front attack. Leftist journalists employed at the major newspapers yearn for the good-ole-days when politics moved at a much slower pace.  The world of digital news and Twitter is not comfortable for them because they need time to think. Friedman's recent column proves he is totally unhinged by how fast Trump is governing and making changes.  To hear him describe his shock and bewilderment is just delicious. I paraphrase: "Trump is unraveling so...
  • Barry Soetoro, Posing as Obama, Now Running Hollywood Show

    10/18/2017 10:36:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/18/17 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, move over Weinstein Brothers, Barry Soetoro, posing as Barack Obama, is now in your Director’s Chair. Barry Soetoro—aka Barack Hussein Obama—is Hollywood’s latest, big new film producer. No doubt about it. Harvey Weinstein and brother Bob have been drummed out of the film producing business courtesy of sexual harassment allegations still surfacing today.
  • McCain: I worked better with the Obama admin than I do with Trump

    10/18/2017 10:10:04 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 164 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 18, 2017 | Rebecca Kheel
    Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) even went so far as to say the Obama administration — which he repeatedly slammed as weak on defense — was better at working with him. Asked by The Hill whether the administration has been forthcoming with information on Niger, McCain said “no.” “I had a better working relationship, as far as information back and forth, with [President Obama’s Defense secretary] Ash Carter than I do with an old friend of 20 years,” McCain said.
  • Russiagate- democrat bribery goes nuclear

    10/18/2017 9:37:32 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 42 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-18-19 | DrJohn
    Remember when Russia wasn't a bad guy way back before Trump was elected? Remember how the 80's called and wanted their foreign policy back? how the cold war was over? when obama promised "Vlad" "more flexibility"? wonder what he promised to be flexible about? Remember how obama knew about Russian attempts to interfere in the election at least as far back as 2015? Remember how he did nothing about it? Remember how Hillary sided with the Russians against the Magnitsky Act right after Bill got half a million? In December 2015, TheWall Street Journalreported that Hillary Clinton opposed the...
  • A School Named After Jefferson Davis Will Be Renamed After Obama

    10/18/2017 8:38:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 39 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 18, 2017 | Henry Rodgers
    “Jefferson Davis, although infamous in his own right, would probably not be too happy about a diverse school promoting the education of the very individuals he fought to keep enslaved being named after him,” Davis Magnet IB PTA President Janelle Jefferson told the board. Jefferson said the school, where 98 percent students are black, wanted to rename the campus after Obama “to reflect a person who fully represents ideals and public stances consistent with what we want our children to believe about themselves.”
  • FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama nuclear deal

    10/17/2017 4:59:30 AM PDT · by Rastus · 129 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/17/2017 | John Solomon and Alison Spann
    Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and interviews. Federal agents used a confidential U.S. witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks...
  • Team Obama's Stunning Cover-up of Russian Crimes

    10/18/2017 6:17:45 AM PDT · by browniexyz · 57 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 18, 2017 | Post Editorial Board
    It turns out the Obama administration knew the Russians were engaged in bribery, kickbacks and extortion in order to gain control of US atomic resources — yet still OK’d that 2010 deal to give Moscow control of one-fifth of America’s uranium. This reeks. Peter Schweizer got onto part of the scandal in his 2015 book, “Clinton Cash”: the gifts of $145 million to the Clinton Foundation, and the $500,000 fee to Bill for a single speech, by individuals involved in a deal that required Hillary Clinton’s approval.
  • Bombshell Revelations about Russia and Obama’s Department of Justice

    10/17/2017 5:28:42 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 42 replies
    Powerline ^ | Oct 17,2017 | John Hinderaker
    As a result, just about everyone was left in the dark about the extent of the corruption and national security threat that the FBI had unearthed. The lack of fanfare left many key players in Washington with no inkling that a major Russian nuclear corruption scheme with serious national security implications had been uncovered. *** Ronald Hosko, who served as the assistant FBI director in charge of criminal cases when the investigation was underway, told The Hill he did not recall ever being briefed about Mikerin’s case by the counterintelligence side of the bureau despite the criminal charges that were...
  • With Bribery, Russian Nuclear Officials Made Bill and Hillary Clinton Richer

    10/17/2017 4:10:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies ^ | October 17, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    In 2009 Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted more control over U.S. nuclear capability and the Clintons helped him get there. According to a bombshell report published today in The Hill the corruption surrounding the sale of Uranium One when President Obama was in the White House, which overwhelmingly and personally benefited former President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, was far worse than we first knew and the FBI documented all of it. Bolding is mine: Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had...
  • Chaffetz subpoenas ATF agents who skipped hearing on death of ICE officer

    03/09/2017 8:25:16 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | 03/09/2017 | By Jennifer G. Hickey
    House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz issued subpoenas Thursday to two ATF agents after they failed to show at a hearing examining the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Jaime Zapata. “I'm tired of hearing from just [Justice Department] management, I want to hear from the people that actually are on the front lines doing this,” Chaffetz, R-Utah, said.  Chaffetz complained ATF “continues to insist” the committee should not speak with Turk and Temple.  The one other witness, DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz, did not escape unscathed when he contended he was not prepared for the hearing....
  • Fast and Furious scandal: Last remaining fugitive in border agent's murder arrested

    10/17/2017 3:08:57 AM PDT · by topher · 13 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 17-Oct-2017 | FoxNews
    Mexican law enforcement officers last weekend arrested the man believed to be the final fugitive from the “rip crew” that engaged in a 2010 gunfight between Border Patrol agents that resulted in the death of agent Brian Terry. Jesus Rosario Favela Astorga was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the killing of Terry. "The arrest of Favela Astorga resulted from the unwavering commitment of the United States and our law enforcement partners in Mexico to bring to justice those responsible for the murder of Agent Brian Terry, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving his country," Alana Robinson, the acting...
  • President Obama didn't phone Gen. John Kelly when his son was killed

    10/17/2017 9:23:13 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 43 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 17, 2017 | Geoff Earle
    President Obama didn't phone Gen. John Kelly when his son was killed in action in Afghanistan, it is revealed as Trump is partially vindicated in his attack on predecessors President Trump said Tuesday he had 'nothing to clarify' in remarks about calling families of the fallen He spoke at length Monday about how he calls and writes families of the fallen He claimed his predecessors 'didn't make calls' Former White House officials angrily disputed that claim Trump on Tuesday brought up White House chief of staff John Kelly, whose son was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010 An administration...
  • Pay No Attention To That Other Russian Scandal

    10/17/2017 12:04:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    FITS News ^ | October 17, 2017
    This news site has run hot and cold with U.S. president Donald Trump lately … but one area where we have consistently defended him relates to the various Russian meddling allegations. We’re not saying Russian meddling didn’t happen during the 2016 election – we just haven’t been convinced any of Trump’s people had anything to do with it. Also, other plausible theories exist as to what happened last year … Moreover, when it comes to rigging elections … the only proof we’ve seen of that involves Democrats rigging their primary against populist insurgent Bernie Sanders and in favor of establishment...
  • The Russian collusion case explodes

    10/17/2017 9:42:02 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 61 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-17-17 | DrJohn
    This is BIG. Yuge. If you have been paying attention, you might notice that the furor over the alleged Russian collusion has been, as Anthony Weiner might say, petering out. It is likely to get completely smothered by the media now that evidence of the real Russian collusion has been revealed: Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside...