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  • Further Excerpts from James Comeys book, If the Existing ones are Anything to Go On

    04/16/2018 9:14:25 AM PDT · by Cecily · 20 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 13, 2018 | Alexandra Petri
    In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God, and the word was God, and then, on Dec. 14, 1960, I, James Comey, was born. The initials, as Reinhold Niebuhr would tell us, are no coincidence. I have been called a human humblebrag. I certainly couldnt speak to the truth of that statement, except to say that where I come from, we dont like bullies and their mean words. Bullies are mean and small, not like myself (I stand 6-foot-8, with a head of lush dark hair and eyes that pierce into the souls of everyone I...
  • Why I Won't Read James Comey's Book

    04/13/2018 8:35:07 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 13 Apr 2018 | Roger Simon
    It's not just because I have yet to read Dostoevsky's The Possessed or George Eliot's Middlemarch or an embarrassing amount of Faulkner that I will not pony up $17.95 for a hard copy or even $14.95 for the Kindle version of James Comey's new book A Higher Loyalty, subtitled, in case you miss his drift, Truth, Lies and Leadership. It's also not just because I find him one of the more pompous individuals, real or imagined, this side of an Oscar Wilde play. And it's further not just because from the few excerpts I've seen the writing seems predictably puerile....
  • Heres What FBI Director James Comey Admits In His New BookAnd Why

    04/13/2018 6:45:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies ^ | April 13, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Former FBI Director James Comeys new book will be released next week. Its already causing a buzz in the D.C. swamp. Both sides have vilified Comey. The Right thinks Comey should have prosecuted Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information, which was sent through her private, unsecure, and unauthorized email server. Clinton used this for all official business as out secretary of state. The Left thinks the email probe is what caused Hillary to lose, especially when the embattled director informed Congress that emails from then-Secretary Clinton were found on the laptop of Anthony Weiner, husband to Hillary top aide Huma...
  • Comey: Getting wedgies as a kid in N.J. prepared me for Trump

    04/13/2018 3:50:50 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 124 replies
    Comey: Getting wedgies as a kid in N.J. prepared me for Trump Updated Apr 12, 9:13 PM; Posted Apr 12, 8:56 PM By Noah Cohen, NJ Advance Media for Decades before former FBI Director James Comey says he faced the mob boss-like tactics of President Trump, the fired lawman got an early lesson in bullies growing up in Allendale, he writes. In Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty," the 1978 Northern Highlands Regional High School graduate describes suffering through body-shaming, wedgies and getting shoved into lockers, according to the Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy of the already...
  • Discrimination and Disparities

    04/04/2018 6:45:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | April 4, 2018 | Walter E. Williams
    I don't mind saying that this column represents a grossly understated review of "Discrimination and Disparities," just published by my longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell. In less than 200 pages, Sowell lays waste to myth after myth not only in the United States but around the globe. One of those myths is that but for the fact of discrimination, we'd all be proportionately represented in socio-economic characteristics, such as career, income, education and incarceration. The fact of business is that there is no evidence anywhere on earth, at any time in human history, that demonstrates that but for...
  • Melania Trump Is a Powerful Force in White House, Explosive New Tell-All Claims

    04/03/2018 4:27:00 PM PDT · by ethom · 26 replies
    NBC 4 ^ | Published: April 3, 2018, 5:24 pm | staff
    rst lady Melania Trump is like a shadow president and exercising more power than most people would imagine, according to the author of a new White House tell-all. In the new book, The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game by former Washington Post reporter Ronald Kessler, he says Trumps third wife is a very powerful force behind the scenes. She is very smart, Kessler told Inside Edition. She actually sits in on meetings, she summarizes what others have said and then she comes up with her own strategy. She will disagree with Trump. He says she also...
  • Trump often quoted as 'senior White House official' in news reports, book claims

    04/02/2018 12:11:50 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 2, 2018
    President Trump often is quoted anonymously in news reports as a senior White House official, according to a new book from author Ronald Kessler. Kessler, a former Washington Post reporter who has written books on the Secret Service, made that claim in his book, The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game, which was released Monday. Trump phones Maggie Haberman of the New York Times directly, as well as Philip Rucker of the Washington Post, and Jonathan Swan of Axios, feeding them stories attributed to a senior White House official, creating the impression that White House leaks even...
  • Book Report : Secret Empires By: Peter Schwietzer

    03/26/2018 3:28:21 AM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 24 replies ^ | Peter Schwietzer
    Heard Buck Sexton interview with Peter Schwietzer talking about this book. Had no idea the Hunter Biden $1B deals??? Makes one wonder if all the Russia Trump accusations are intended to steer attention away from this book? I have not read the book yet but after hearing this interview it is on my list. If you have read it please post your review here.
  • Peter Schweizer Explains How China Purchased U.S. Congress as a Trade Strategy

    03/21/2018 9:45:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 38 replies
    A timely book by Peter Schweizer, Secret Empires, explains how Chinese companies purchased U.S. politicians to gain trade advantages. When you understand this process, you better understand why those same politicians today are against the Trump trade policy that is antithetical to their purchased interests. Reminder: U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue is warning President Trump not to take any trade action against China or he will unleash his purchased control agents within congress and financial media to destroy his presidency. Allow me to re-emphasize: All opposition to President Trump stems from the underlying financial and economic policy. All...
  • Has anyone read, 'Jesus of Nazareth Son of God/Son of man'?

    03/11/2018 4:55:56 AM PDT · by patriot08 · 19 replies
    Vanity | 2/11/18 | patriot08
    I want to recommend a book I found while browsing on Amazon. It is, 'Jesus of Nazareth Son of God/Son of man' Jesus of Nazareth: Son of God/Son of Man is a fresh, new approach to the theory of Jesus being both fully God and fully man. It is written in lay language, and recounts what the Bible says of Christ.
  • Dr. Warren Farrell Explains The Boy Crisis

    03/06/2018 4:34:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | March 6, 2018 | Rachel Alexander
    In recent years, society has focused more on issues affecting girls and women than on those related to boys and men. But now, in all 63 of the largest developed nations, boys are falling behind girls in all academic subjects especially the biggest predictors of success, reading and writing, in their mental health (depression, suicides), physical health (lower sperm counts), IQ, ability to create friends, and so on.Dr. Warren Farrell, who has written extensively on men and family, just released a book with co-author John Gray, the bestselling author of Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus.The Boy...
  • Morning Joe Panel Pulls 180, Turns On Michael Wolff

    02/01/2018 10:20:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | February 1, 2018 | Bill D'Agostino
    On Thursday, the panel on MSNBC’s Morning Joe dog piled author Michael Wolff for propagating an unfounded rumor that President Trump had been having an affair with his ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley. The confrontation became so heated that the show’s co-anchor Mika Brzezinski eventually cut the interview short and asked Wolff to leave. Michael Wolff became a media fixation in January upon publishing his anti-Trump book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Following the controversial book’s release, he appeared on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, where he claimed that President Trump was having an affair....
  • New Book: McCabe Initiated White House Meeting That Led To Leak

    01/29/2018 7:54:16 AM PST · by Steven W. · 36 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 1/29/2018 | Mollie Hemingway
    The FBIs top brass initiated conversations with a White House official that were quickly leaked to CNN, according to a new book. Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe asked to speak privately with White House chief of staff Reince Priebus following a February 2017 intelligence briefing. The scene is described in Media Madness, Howard Kurtzs new book on the press and its relationship with the Trump administration. McCabe said he asked for the meeting to tell Priebus that everything in a New York Times story ... was bullsh-t. ... McCabe claimed to want Priebus to know the FBIs perspective that this...
  • Chasing Hillary memoir will detail 10 years of reporting on Hillary Clinton

    01/23/2018 12:23:51 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | January 22, 2018 | by DAVID CANFIELD
    This April, Harper will publish Chasing Hillary, a new political memoir from New York Times writer-at-large Amy Chozick, EW can confirm exclusively. The book will provide a remarkably intimate and deeply personal portrait of Hillary Clinton as she withstood two dramatic losses for the presidency. Chozicks book is the result of a decades worth of reporting on the former U.S. Secretary of State. Chozicks front-row seat to Clintons presidential campaign implosion in 2008 led to her getting assigned the Hillary Beat through to 2016, when shed once again face a painful defeat, this time in the general election to Donald...
  • Defiance Disorder: Another new book describes chaos in Trumps White House

    01/21/2018 10:29:19 PM PST · by Hadean · 24 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Jan. 21, 2018 | Ashley Parker
    In late July, the White House had just finished an official policy review on transgender individuals serving in the military and President Trump and his then-chief of staff, Reince Priebus, had agreed to meet in the Oval Office to discuss the four options awaiting the president in a decision memo. But then Trump unexpectedly preempted the conversation and sent his entire administration scrambling, by tweeting out his own decision — that the government would not allow transgender individuals to serve — just moments later. “ ‘Oh my God, he just tweeted this,’ ” Priebus said, according to a new book by Howard...
  • Jake Tapper: There sure seem to be a lot of sloppy errors in this Wolff book

    01/09/2018 11:25:42 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 22 replies
    HotAir ^ | January 8, 2018 | Allahpundit
    Yesterday the president was crowing that Tapper is a hateful, unfair CNN flunky whod been destroyed by Stephen Miller, today the GOPs war room YouTube account is circulating this clip of him puncturing the Wolff hype balloon. Which is it? Can I trust this flunkys hatefully unfair analysis or cant I? More importantly, has Tappers eleventh-hour attack on Wolff jeopardized his chances to take home a coveted Fakey Award on Wednesday night? Im curious to see if jabbing at Wolff remains the province of more centrist news types or if other media start calling him out. Theyd all love to...
  • Don't believe Michael Wolff's book about Trump if you want the truth

    01/08/2018 3:25:42 PM PST · by savedbygrace · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/8/18 | Sebastian Gorka
    When I worked in the White House, I was viewed as strange by many of my colleagues on Sean Spicers press team. Although, as a deputy assistant to President Trump, I could regularly be seen on the major news networks, standing on the North Lawn of the White House and discussing some aspect of the administrations latest policy, I maintained a rather different relationship with the press than all of my other politically-appointed colleagues. Unless we had a preexisting relationship, I didnt trust any journalist. And if you came from an outlet that belonged to what President Trump calls #FakeNews,...
  • Rand Paul: Wolff Book Gossipy, Should Not Be Treated Seriously By the Media

    01/08/2018 5:54:20 AM PST · by davikkm · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Sunday on CBSs Face The Nation, when asked about Michael Wolffs book Fire and Fury, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said it was a gossipy book that should not be treated seriously. Paul said, I guess my first response this was sort of gossipy book, like Kitty Kelly book back when I was in high school, nobody really believed them. They were treated as sort of like a sitcom or treated as a television show. They werent treated seriously by the media.
  • Exclusive: Bannon apologizes

    01/07/2018 9:02:05 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 208 replies
    Axios ^ | Jan 7, 2018 | Mike Allen
    Battered by the backlash from Michael Wolff's book, Steve Bannon is trying to make amends with the Trump family, providing a statement to Axios that expresses "regret" to President Trump and praises his son, Donald Trump Jr. "Donald Trump, Jr. is both a patriot and a good man. He has been relentless in his advocacy for his father and the agenda that has helped turn our country around." "My support is also unwavering for the president and his agenda as I have shown daily in my national radio broadcasts, on the pages of Breitbart News and in speeches and...
  • Washington Post and Morning Joe on Wolff Book: Just Every Page Really Rings True

    01/05/2018 4:30:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies ^ | January 5, 2017 | Chris Reeves
    In spite of growing evidence that Michael Wolff’s explosive new book Fire and Fury should not be treated as the epitome of truthful and accurate reporting, Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson are still keeping the faith and treating it as the Holy Grail of recording the true story behind the internal workings of the Trump administration. At one point early in the second hour of Friday’s Morning Joe, Robinson professed his conviction that “every page [of Wolff’s book] really rings true, doesn’t it Joe,” to which Scarborough replied: “It does. It really does.” Joe...