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  • Alan García, Ex-President of Peru, Is Dead After Shooting Himself During Arrest

    04/17/2019 10:07:24 AM PDT · by NRx · 24 replies
    NY Times ^ | 04-17-2019 | Andrea Zarate and Nicholas Casey
    LIMA, Peru — A former president of Peru died on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head when the authorities tried to arrest him in connection with one of the biggest corruption scandals in Latin American history. A personal secretary for the former president, Alan García, 69, confirmed his death. The secretary, Ricardo Pineda, also told a Peruvian radio station that as the authorities arrived at the former president’s home with an arrest warrant, he locked himself into his bedroom, shot himself and was rushed to a hospital. The charges relate to Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction giant, which last year...
  • Adolf Hitler’s Debt to Karl Marx

    06/27/2020 9:12:19 PM PDT · by neverevergiveup · 33 replies
    Quadrant ^ | 9th May 2018 | Augusto Zimmermann
    May 5 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, author of Das Kapital and the spiritual leader of Communism, a totalitarian ideology that killed more than 100 million people in the 20th century alone. We should expect the European Union oligarchs to show a bit more respect for the innocent victims of Communism. And yet, Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission attended the celebration marking the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth in Trier and openly declared that he was ‘celebrating the father of Communism’. The media also reports that the EU President defended Marx...
  • Rare Earth Metals: China’s ‘Nuclear Option’ In The Trade War

    05/26/2019 7:39:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    Oil Price ^ | 05/25/2019 | By Tsvetana Paraskova
    A simple visit to an obscure factory by Chinese President Xi on Monday is all it took to raise the specter that China could be contemplating cutting off supply of critical materials to the U.S. and potentially crippling large swathes of its industries. Also, fueled by political innuendo in Xi’s recent call for a new “Long March” in reference to a key founding tenet of the Chinese Communist Party, speculators are growing increasingly wary of Chinese export restrictions to the U.S., including rare earth minerals. As the world’s largest producer, the Middle Kingdom has a vice-like grip on rare earths...
  • Witless in Michigan: Gov. Wears Planned Parenthood Cap Mocking Popular Trump Slogan

    04/20/2020 9:43:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | April 20, 2020 | Cheryl Sullenger
    Lansing, MI – A tweet from 2018 made by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has recently surfaced in on Twitter that highlights her leftist pro-abortion dogma, while mocking Pres. Donald Trump’s famous campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” Whitmer is shown in a pink t-shirt and matching ball cap with white words emblazoned across it that read, “Planned Parenthood Makes America Great.” She captioned her selfie saying, “The future is bright…. and pink!” Last week, Whitmer drew widespread outrage from the right when she made a nonsensical statement on a liberal podcast calling abortion “life sustaining” during the COVID-19 outbreak: A...
  • Federal Data: 16.4M Mail-In Ballots Went Missing in 2016, 2018 Elections

    04/12/2020 11:23:15 AM PDT · by bitt · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/10/2020 | John Binder
    About 16.4 million mail-in ballots went missing in the 2016 and 2018 elections, data provided to Breitbart News reveals. The data from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and the Election Administration and Voting Surveys for 2016 and 2018, provided by the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), shows that between the 2016 and 2018 elections, roughly 16.4 million ballots mailed to registered voters went missing. In the 2018 election, about 42.4 million ballots were mailed to registered voters. Of those mailed, more than one million were undeliverable, more than 430,000 were rejected, and nearly 10.5 million went missing. The 2016 election...
  • The pandemic ‘sugar pill’ hospital executives sold the Trump administration in 2018

    04/08/2020 1:32:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Just the News ^ | April 7, 2020 | John Solomon
    In a survey released 18 months ago, 86 percent of hospital administrators reported they were prepared for an infectious outbreak. They were not. As a new flu season was approaching in fall 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services inspector general issued a report telling the Trump administration there was good news on the pandemic front: Long-struggling hospitals had fortified their preparedness for an infectious disease outbreak. Just a few short years after 71% of American hospital executives warned they were ill-prepared for a disease outbreak like the 2014 Ebola virus, 86% were reporting they were prepared and...
  • Flu season deaths top 80,000 last year, CDC says

    03/22/2020 11:01:30 PM PDT · by Vendome · 110 replies
    CNN ^ | September 27, 2018 | Susan Scutti
    An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This means it was the deadliest season in more than four decades -- since 1976, the date of the first published paper reporting total seasonal flu deaths, said CDC Spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund. In previous seasons, flu-related deaths have ranged from a low of about 12,000 during the 2011-2012 season to a high of about 56,000 during the 2012-2013. Flu caused an estimated 80,000 deaths last fall and winterThe 2017-18 season ranks as the deadliest in more than four...
  • ARCHIVES Democrat Feinstein’s Communist China advocacy involves $$billions (via hubby repping Chi/Com interests)

    03/20/2020 10:15:48 AM PDT · by Liz · 22 replies
    thefederalist.com/ ^ | 8/8/18 | BEN WEINGARTEN
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Ties To China Go Way Deeper Than an office spy. As media, intelligence agency, and political scrutiny of foreign meddling is seemingly at its apex, a story with big national security implications involving a high-ranking senator with access to America’s most sensitive intelligence information has been hiding in plain sight. The story involves China and the senior U.S. senator from California, and former chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Democrat Dianne Feinstein. It was buried eight paragraphs into a recent Politico exposé on foreign efforts to infiltrate Silicon Valley, as a passing example of political...
  • Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

    03/17/2020 3:00:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 107 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 17, 2020 | Staff
    While the world is absorbed in the Coronavirus drama, yet another caravan of illegal immigrants is heading north to the United States from Central America. The group departed recently from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and is making its way to Guatemala en route to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The final destination is the U.S., according to a Mexican news report that reveals the caravan has some 500 Central Americans but is expected to grow along the way. “They left their country due to a lack of work opportunities and prevailing violence,” according to the...
  • Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski Delivers Remarks at the Project Python Press Conference

    03/11/2020 8:10:40 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    justice.gov ^ | 3/11/20 | DOJ
    Washington, DC ~ Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryGood afternoon, everyone.  Thank you for joining us.Today, we are announcing the results of Project Python, a multilateral interagency operation targeting the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, also known as CJNG.  This operation was led by the DEA, and on behalf of the Department, I want to thank Acting Administrator Dhillon for his strong leadership in the fight against transnational organized crime. And I want to express my appreciation for the courageous law enforcement professionals of the DEA – the men and women who, day in and day out, put...
  • Chuck Schumer’s daughter weds in Brooklyn

    02/27/2020 6:24:39 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 95 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 18, 2018 | Reuven Fenton and Aaron Feis
    Alison Schumer (right), the younger of Sen. Chuck Schumer’s two daughters, married Elizabeth Weiland on Sunday in Brooklyn, with the couple posing for wedding photos on a bridge over the toxic Gowanus Canal. Alison Schumer, 29, is a six-figure product marketing manager at Facebook — which has donated about $50,000 to her Democratic Senate minority leader dad, a vocal defender of the social media titan on Capitol Hill. Weiland, 33, is pursuing an MBA at Columbia Business School and works in the MTA’s strategic initiatives office, according to her LinkedIn profile. Sen. Schumer showed up for his daughter’s big...
  • Former Defense Intelligence Agency Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Information to Media

    02/20/2020 6:00:32 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | February 20, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 | Janita Kan
    A former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) employee has pleaded guilty to charges related to the leaking of classified information to two journalists, the Justice Department (DOJ) said. Henry Kyle Frese, 31, pleaded guilty on Thursday to the willful transmission of top-secret national defense information to journalists. He faces up to 10 years in prison. Frese was arrested when he arrived to work at a DIA facility in Virginia in October last year where he worked as a counterterrorism analyst. The 31-year-old—who held top-secret government security clearance—was accused of helping the journalists research information on a classified United States government computer...
  • Swedish software developer who is allegedly close to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is arrested

    04/11/2019 6:56:52 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 38 replies
    BREAKING: Swedish software developer who is allegedly close to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is arrested at Quito airport, Ecuadorian official says.
  • According to the AIVD, Iran is behind two political murders in the Netherlands

    01/08/2019 6:09:44 AM PST · by knighthawk · 3 replies
    Teller Report ^ | January 08 2019 | Nu.nl
    Iran is according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs behind two murders committed on Dutch territory. The murders took place in 2015 and 2017. Iran is according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs behind two murders committed on Dutch territory. The murders took place in 2015 and 2017. The ministry says this Tuesday on the basis of information from the AIVD and foreign intelligence services. The murders are partly the reason for the sanctions imposed by the European Union on Tuesday against two Iranian persons and the Iranian military intelligence service. The liquidations were also the reason that in June...
  • [2018/12/13] The Federal Judge Overseeing Michael Flynn’s Sentencing Just Dropped A Major Bombshell

    01/09/2020 4:01:54 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Federalist ^ | 2018/12/13 | Margot Cleveland
    On Tuesday, attorneys for Michael Flynn filed a sentencing memorandum and letters of support for the former Army lieutenant general in federal court. The sentencing memorandum reveals for the first time concrete evidence that the FBI created multiple 302 interview summaries of Flynn’s questioning by now-former FBI agent Peter Strzok and a second unnamed agent, reported to be FBI Special Agent Joe Pientka. Further revelations may be forthcoming soon following an order entered late yesterday by presiding judge Emmet Sullivan, directing the special counsel’s office to file with the court any 302s or memorandum relevant to Flynn’s interview. .....
  • Iran threatens to expose western diplomats who took bribes to create the Iran Deal [May, 2018]

    01/06/2020 6:07:57 PM PST · by bitt · 131 replies
    thepalmierirereport.com ^ | 1/6/2020 | Jacob Palmieri
    Iran has threatened to expose Western Diplomats who took bribes during the creation of the Iran Deal. (SEE TWEETS) Anyone else beginning to understand why there is so much propaganda being spread surrounding these airstrikes. There are a lot of people in powerful places that the Iranians likely have dirt on. Of course, this is the chance that the Iranians are bluffing but I’m not sure why they would when it does nothing to hurt the Trump Administration.
  • Patrick Caddell - Would The Press Notice A Scandal Worse Than Watergate? | Huckabee

    12/28/2019 1:19:31 PM PST · by Pelham · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 3, 2018 | Pat Caddell and Mike Huckabee
    Pat Caddell was a one-time Democratic party pollster who was always a favorite of conservatives.
  • Ex-Mattis aide evades answering if he’s anonymous author of anti-Trump book ‘A Warning’ (TR)

    11/25/2019 3:18:20 PM PST · by bkopto · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/25/2019 | brian flood
    Former Pentagon aide Guy Snodgrass would neither confirm nor deny Monday that he is the anonymous administration official who wrote "A Warning" during an evasive appearance on Fox News amid speculation that he was indeed the writer of the controversial anti-Trump book. Gallagher then asked if he was denying writing “A Warning” or simply declining to make the announcement at this time and Snodgrass – who sent a cryptic message “the swirl continues” earlier in the day – continued to sidestep the question. Gallagher asked, “Why not just deny it outright?" Snodgrass offered a vague response that it was “the...
  • Obama Betrayed Iranian People; Trump Stands with Them

    11/18/2019 11:18:21 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | January 3, 2018 | Majid Rafizadeh
    the support of the US and President Trump is invaluable to the ordinary Iranians: ... On Persian social media outlets and apps such as Telegram, which is extremely popular among Iranians, people are cheering the US support. People are asking the US to support them in other ways as well, in addition to helping them bypass the internet-blocks and shut-downs that the Iranian regime recently implemented. If the Iranians succeed in changing this Islamist regime, it will bring down the highest state sponsor of terrorism, the leading regime in human rights violations, the top state sponsor of anti-Americanism and anti-Semitic...
  • Chinese-made condoms too small, Zimbabwe’s health minister complains

    11/15/2019 8:47:48 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    The South China Morning Post ^ | March 1, 2018 | Laura Zhou
    A Chinese condom manufacturer says it is considering making its products in different sizes after Zimbabwe’s health minister complained that contraceptives made in China and exported to the African nation were too small for its men. Health Minister David Parirenyatwa made the comments at an event in the capital Harare last week to promote HIV/Aids prevention, according to the website New Zimbabwe.com. “The southern African region has the highest incidence of HIV and we are promoting the use of condoms,” Parirenyatwa was quoted as saying. “Youths now have a particular condom that they like, but we don’t manufacture them. We...