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  • Ricky Gray executed by lethal injection for Harvey family killings (VA takes out the trash)

    01/19/2017 6:20:23 AM PST · by ScottinVA · 23 replies
    WTVR, Richmond, VA ^ | 19 January 2017 | Vernon Freeman Jr., Web Staff and Jon Burkett,
    GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. -- Ricky Javon Gray was put to death by lethal ejection at 9.42 p.m. Wednesday at the Greensville Correctional Center in Greensville County. Gray’s last appeal was denied hours before his execution when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Gray's request for a stay of execution. When officials asked Gray if he had any final words, he replied “nope,” according to CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett, who observed the execution in the death chamber. Burkett reports Gray declined his final meal before the execution. Gray and his nephew Ray Dandridge shocked the Richmond community in January 2006 --...
  • 1 DAY!!!!!! (ZERO-DAY EVE!)

    01/19/2017 2:04:25 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 153 replies
    1/19/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 1 day, 7 hours, 10 minutes, 12 seconds until the stuttering fruity enemy-agent Muslim-excusing prancing pusillanimous embarrassing perpetually-aggrieved lawless defiling vote-faking unctuous careless warmongering hypocritical sniveling whining overreaching disreputable sulking treacherous squandering odious disgusting backstabbing election-corrupting robbery-inclined formulaic plundering indolent callous violence-agitating motherless-punk puerile intruding sickening wicked sullen wretched venal psychopathic grifting peculiar furious (and fast) gratuitously-opining lame-duck faithless charlatan spying-for-enemies shallow fake irrational mumbling imbecile dejected slothful acrimonious demanding trivial putz juvenile delinquent odiferous malicious reptilian detestable conniving Marxism-loving bastard peevish America-surrendering sly villainous undignified shameful touchy unwelcome exhausting abominable indecisive moronical stomach-turning depressed meddling corrupt predatory...
  • 2 DAYS!!!!!! (JUST OVER 50 HOURS!)

    01/18/2017 1:30:29 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 206 replies
    1/18/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 2 days, 7 hours, 32 minutes, 55 seconds until the stuttering enemy-agent Muslim-excusing prancing pusillanimous embarrassing perpetually-aggrieved lawless defiling vote-faking unctuous careless warmongering hypocritical sniveling whining overreaching disreputable sulking treacherous squandering odious disgusting backstabbing election-corrupting robbery-inclined formulaic plundering indolent callous violence-agitating motherless-punk puerile intruding sickening wicked sullen wretched venal psychopathic grifting peculiar furious (and fast) gratuitously-opining lame-duck faithless charlatan spying-for-enemies shallow fake irrational mumbling imbecile dejected slothful acrimonious demanding trivial putz juvenile delinquent odiferous malicious reptilian detestable conniving Marxism-loving bastard peevish America-surrendering sly villainous undignified shameful touchy unwelcome exhausting abominable indecisive moronical stomach-turning depressed meddling corrupt predatory impoverishing...
  • Final Obama Press Conference - 2:15pm ET

    01/18/2017 9:02:56 AM PST · by Dave346 · 219 replies
    White House ^ | Live at 2:15pm
    President Obama Holds his Final Press Conference The White House Start time 2:15 PM EST
  • Woo hoo!! Only 2 days to go until a rebirth of freedom for America!! [FReepathon XVIII]

    01/18/2017 8:32:54 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 56 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | January 18, 2017 | Jim Robinson
    Woo hoo!! Only 2 days to go until a rebirth of freedom for America!! Out with the godless, lawless, socialist Obama regime and on to making America great again!! One nation, under God, under the Constitution, and under new management!! Hallelujah!! Securing the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity!! And it's now more important than ever that we keep our internet communications channel well funded and in fighting trim!! FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no...
  • Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston [Wife also]

    01/17/2017 11:52:56 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 185 replies
    KHOU.COM ^ | KHOU.com Staff , KHOU
    HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, his office chief of staff, Jean Becker, tells KHOU 11 News. Becker says the former president is in stable condition and is “doing fine,” but the reason Bush was hospitalized was not immediately disclosed.
  • Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence

    01/17/2017 1:31:47 PM PST · by BradtotheBone · 273 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 01/17/2016
    President Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning for leaking classified information in 2010 to WikiLeaks.
  • Prosecutors say Esteban Santiago visited 'Jihadi chat rooms' online [Islamic terror]

    01/17/2017 11:36:24 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 26 replies
    LA Times /Sun Sentinel ^ | January 17, 2017 | Paula MCMAHON
    Accused airport shooter Esteban Santiago initially blamed his actions on government mind control but later claimed he had been "on the dark web" communicating in "jihadi chat rooms," with Islamic State terrorists or sympathizers, authorities said in court Tuesday. ... Santiago, 26, practiced firing his weapon at a gun range in Alaska in the months prior to the Friday, Jan. 6 attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The semiautomatic handgun Santiago used in the attack was the same weapon that was returned to him by the Anchorage police department in December, agents testified.-snip- Agents said Santiago was released from psychiatric...
  • Clintons Shutter Global Initiative as Donations Dry Up

    01/16/2017 10:34:23 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 109 replies
    The New American ^ | 16 January 2017 | Bob Adelmann
    The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) filed a WARN — Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification — with New York State’s Department of Labor on Thursday, announcing that, effective April 15, 2017, it would be closing its doors and laying off 22 employees. The CGI's stated reason: “Discontinuation of the Clinton Global Initiative.”Following the election, foreign governments that had been regular donors began cutting their contributions to the Clinton Foundation, some severely. For example, news.com.au noted that the Australian government “has not renewed any of its partnerships with the scandal-plagued Clinton Foundation, effectively ending 10 years of taxpayer-funded contributions worth more than...
  • Protestors to Inauguration Paid In Tulsa

    01/16/2017 4:40:11 AM PST · by Candor7 · 198 replies
    Back Page ^ | 12 January 2017 | Backpage
    (Thanks to Freeper Fred Nerks.) Protestors are being paid and trained in Oklahoma. Our Community Organizer president wants to go out with a Bang! Shall we accommodate him?
  • THE WASHINGTON COMPOST: TRUMP VOWS ‘INSURANCE FOR EVERYBODY’ IN OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT PLAN

    01/15/2017 5:52:27 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 188 replies
    THE WASHINGTON COMPOST ^ | 2017 JANUARY 15 | ROBERT COSTA, THE WASHINGTON COMPOST
    President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Obama’s signature health-care law with the goal of “insurance for everybody,” while also vowing to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in Medicare and Medicaid. Trump declined to reveal specifics in the telephone interview late Saturday with The Washington Post, but any proposals from the incoming president would almost certainly dominate the Republican effort to overhaul federal health policy as he prepares to work with his party’s congressional majorities. Trump’s plan is likely to face questions...
  • President-Elect Trump utterly obliterates head of scandal-ridden CIA in couple of tweets

    01/15/2017 4:30:56 PM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 173 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 15, 2017 | President-elect Donald J. Trump
    .@FoxNews "Outgoing CIA Chief, John Brennan, blasts Pres-Elect Trump on Russia threat. Does not fully understand." Oh really, couldn't do much worse - just look at Syria (red line), Crimea, Ukraine and the build-up of Russian nukes. Not good! Was this the leaker of Fake News?
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 15 January 2017

    01/15/2017 4:44:01 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 195 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 15 January 2017 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    p>The Talk Shows Jan 15th, 2017 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Vice President-elect Mike Pence; CIA Director John Brennan.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Reince Priebus, incoming chief of staff to President-elect Donald Trump; Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Pence; Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.THIS WEEK (ABC): Preibus; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Denis McDonough, chief of staff to President Barack Obama; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
  • Trump Raises Record $90M For Inauguration

    01/13/2017 7:48:48 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/13/2017 | Evelyn Rupert
    President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural committee has raised a record $90 million to cover the steep costs of next weekend's festivities, the Associated Press reported. That far outpaces President Obama’s $55 million in 2009 and $43 million in 2013, the AP reported.
  • Commanding general of D.C. National Guard to be removed from post [Secretly Rewritten!!!]

    01/13/2017 5:54:34 PM PST · by catnipman · 86 replies
    WaPo/WaybackMachine ^ | 1/13/2017 | Peter Hermann & Aaron C. Davis
    The Army general who heads the D.C. National Guard and has an integral part in overseeing the inauguration said Friday that he will be removed from command effective at 12:01 p.m. Jan. 20, just as Donald Trump is sworn in as president.
  • Commanding general of D.C. National Guard to be removed from post (at 12:01 pm Jan 20th)

    01/13/2017 9:30:14 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 338 replies
    WaPo ^ | Peter Hermann
    The head of the D.C. National Guard, Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, said Friday that he has been ordered removed from his command effective Jan. 20, 12:01 p.m., just as Donald Trump is sworn in as president. Schwartz’s forced departure will come in the midst of the presidential inauguration that he has spent months helping plan alongside D.C. police, the U.S. Secret Service and other top District officials. He will turn over command to an interim as power transfers from one president to the next, and just before the inaugural parade marches down Pennsylvania Avenue. “The timing is extremely unusual,”...
  • BREAKING Military Airport Near Damascus Bombed (Israel)

    01/12/2017 5:17:18 PM PST · by PeteePie · 189 replies
    Twitter.com ^ | 1/12/2017 | Various Contributors
    Military airport near Damascus bombed. Suspected holding ammunition depots for Hezbollah. Developing, see the feed. Syrian media attributing to Israel. In before Drudge.
  • Obama administration scraps 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans

    01/12/2017 1:29:39 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 121 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 1/12/17
    The Obama administration is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas. That's according to a senior administration official, who said the policy change was effective immediately.
  • Justice Department inspector general to investigate pre-election actions by department and FBI

    01/12/2017 12:10:24 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 48 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 12, 2017 | Matt Zapotosky and Sari Horwitz
    The Justice Department inspector general will review broad allegations of misconduct involving the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices and the bureau’s controversial decision shortly before the election to announce the probe had resumed, the inspector general announced Thursday. The probe will be wide ranging — encompassing the FBI’s various public statements on the matter, whether its deputy director should have been recused and whether FBI or other Justice Department employees leaked nonpublic information, according to a news release from Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz. Lawmakers and others had called previously for the inspector general to probe the FBI’s...
  • Vote-a-Rama Ends with Senate Passing Obamacare Repeal

    01/12/2017 11:04:00 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 111 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 12, 2017 | by NEIL W. MCCABE
    The Senate is already rolling back President Barack Obama’s legacy. It passed the continuing resolution, S. Con.Res. 3, that tears away the fees, taxes and subsidies from the 201o Patient Protection and Affordable Cart Act, Obamacare, shortly after 1:25 Thursday morning, 51-to-48. All Republicans, except for Sen. Rand Paul (R.-KY), voted for the resolution. Paul criticized the budget resolution for not addressing the federal debt and for not having a companion replacement bill. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D.-CA), who is recovering from a scheduled medical procedure was absent from the chamber. As senators waited for their names to be called by...
  • Senate committee approves waiver allowing Mattis to be defense secretary

    01/12/2017 10:06:49 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 48 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Jacqueline Klimas
    The Senate Armed Services Committee passed the waiver on Thursday that will allow retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as defense secretary so soon after leaving the Marine Corps, sending it to the full Senate for approval. The vote was 24-3. Democratic Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Elizabeth Warren all voted against the waiver. The committee approved the exemption following a wide-ranging confirmation hearing where Mattis fielded questions about threats facing the country, acquisition programs and how his time in uniform will affect his role as the department's top civilian. The law requires an officer to be out of...
  • The Sordid History of the Firm Behind the Trump-Russia Dossier

    01/12/2017 9:15:04 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 30 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Jan 12, 2017 | Mark Hemingway
    Thursday's New York Times has a report on how the highly suspicious dossier alleging that Donald Trump was compromised by Russian intelligence agents came into existence. Among the other interesting revelations was that the dubious opposition research report was put together by the research firm Fusion GPS: The story began in September 2015, when a wealthy Republican donor who strongly opposed Mr. Trump put up the money to hire a Washington research firm run by former journalists, Fusion GPS, to compile a dossier about the real estate magnate's past scandals and weaknesses, according to a person familiar with the effort....
  • US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep

    01/12/2017 8:25:00 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 109 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 12, 2017 | Vanessa Gera
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. (Snip) U.S. and other Western nations have carried out exercises on NATO's eastern flank in past years, but the new deployment — which includes some 3,500 U.S. troops — marks the first-ever continuous deployment to the region by a NATO ally. (Snip) There are fears, however, that the enhanced security could eventually be undermined by the pro-Kremlin views of President-elect Donald Trump. Poland...
  • BREAKING: Gunman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' opens fire in Spanish supermarket

    01/11/2017 10:36:05 AM PST · by wtd · 102 replies
    UKExpress ^ | January 11, 2017 18:26
    BREAKING: Gunman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' opens fire in Spanish supermarket A GUNMAN has opened fire in a Spanish supermarket while shouting "Allahu Akbar", police have said. The man was reportedly carrying gasoline and gunpowder in his pockets as he entered the Mercadona shop, in As Lagoas. Numerous shoppers were inside making their purchases when the armed assailant entered and fired several shots. A supermarket employee said the man, who was standing just a few metres from him, yelled "Allahu Akbar", which translates to "God is greatest". Police arrived at the scene to arrest the attacker. One witness told local media:...
  • Live Thread: President-elect Donald Trump News Conference 11 A.M. EST

    01/11/2017 6:41:55 AM PST · by kristinn · 664 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    President-elect Donald Trump holds a news conference, his first since winning the 2016 election.
  • How Trump's nemesis John McCain kicked off 'Kremlin memo'(trun)

    01/11/2017 6:30:32 AM PST · by Truth29 · 171 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 11, 2017 | Darren Boyle
    Leading Republican senator John McCain handed over an explosive dossier on Donald Trump's alleged links to Russia to the FBI in December. The alarming report contains a string of lurid allegations which were supposedly made by Russian agents in a bid to control Trump. Senator McCain, who was branded as 'not a war hero because he was captured' by Trump, sent an emissary to meet the former MI6 agent to collect a copy of the dossier.
  • FAKE NEWS: BuzzFeed and CNN fall for Trump P-ss Story That was 4Chan Prank

    01/11/2017 4:14:23 AM PST · by servo1969 · 155 replies
    Thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 1-10-2017 | Jim Hoft
    With just ten days to go before he is sworn in as America's forty-fifth president, the political establishment went nuclear on President-elect Donald Trump Tuesday with a double-barreled blast of “leaked” “intelligence” reports by CNN and BuzzFeed.The documents contain explosive, but unverified, opposition research that alleges intel ties between Russia and Trump and also claims Russia holds sexual blackmail material over Trump.One of the most outrageous unconfirmed allegations in the report claims the Russians recorded Trump watching Russian prostitutes urinate on each other in a Moscow hotel room previously occupied by President and Mrs. Barack Obama.Now this… Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, and...
  • Trump: Intel agencies should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" into the public

    01/11/2017 4:55:47 AM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 169 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 11, 2017 | President-elect Donald J. Trump
    Russia just said the unverified report paid for by political opponents is "A COMPLETE AND TOTAL FABRICATION, UTTER NONSENSE." Very unfair! Russia has never tried to use leverage over me. I HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH RUSSIA - NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING! I win an election easily, a great "movement" is verified, and crooked opponents try to belittle our victory with FAKE NEWS. A sorry state! Intelligence agencies should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" into the public. One last shot at me.Are we living in Nazi Germany?
  • HERE IS HOW IT HAPPENED. MCMULLIN EX-CIA.

    01/10/2017 11:22:49 PM PST · by true believer forever · 203 replies
    imgur ^ | 01.11.17 | True Believer Forever
    go here GJ1kUmZ.jpg (JPEG Image, 2340 × 2970 pixels) and then enlarge with a click ...  check out the How it Happened ...  mid right side.  McMullin was undercover CIA for 10 years. After that - if you would -go here   https://www.change.org/p/arizona-gov-doug-ducey-recall-arizona-senator-john-mccainand spread it like a wildfire everyday everywhere every way.
  • HAPPENING NOW [LIVE THREAD] - Obama Last State-Of-The-Union [Farewell] Address

    01/10/2017 6:02:14 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 555 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 1-10-2017 | TCRLAF
    Live in Chicago
  • The Mysterious FBI Sunday Document Dump #5 and The “Missing” Clinton Seagate Hard Drive

    01/10/2017 5:42:21 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 36 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan 10 2017 | Sundance
    As many of you are aware the FBI mysteriously dumped 300 pages of investigative material in an unusual Sunday evening upload. For the sake of brevity we are calling it “a release”. [ ] In addition to the Sidney Blumenthal angle, the question posed by Lou Dobbs about FBI motive for uploading the documents is a dangling participle remaining from the discussion. However, within the release on Page #283 there’s an important discovery which may answer that question. Bear with me, as I try to explain a complex issue. As outlined by the research group behind the Thompson Timeline, there’s...
  • Starting to Crackdown on Soros.

    01/10/2017 5:56:20 PM PST · by x1stcav · 37 replies
    Bloomberg ^ | 1/10/2017 | Zoltan Simon
    Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party. The European Union member will use “all the tools at its disposal” to “sweep out” NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which “serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments,” Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday. No one answered the phone at the Open Society Institute in Budapest when Bloomberg News called outside business hours.
  • Russian town wants to name street for Donald Trump

    01/10/2017 8:35:34 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies
    Russian town wants to name street for Donald Trump By Max Greenwood - 01/10/17 08:58 AM EST President-elect Donald Trump has boasted about the many buildings and products that bear his name. Now, he could add a Russian street to that list. Residents of Ryazan, a town about 125 miles southeast of Moscow, are circulating a petition to rename Godless Street – a relic of the Soviet era – to Donald Trump Street. The petition has already received nearly 300 signatures, the petition’s creator Sergey Bizyukin told CNN. “Some saw it as a joke and signed because it was fun,...
  • Jeff Sessions COMMENTS Trump Attorney General Pick Confirmation Hearing - 1/10/17

    01/10/2017 9:02:03 AM PST · by malvor · 79 replies
    January 10, 2017 - Jeff Sessions Trump Attorney General Pick Speaking at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing
  • Publishers Encounter Political Storms in Turn to the Right (LS "How Trump Won" mentioned)

    01/10/2017 5:33:51 AM PST · by LS · 70 replies
    New York (Gollum) Times ^ | 1/10/2016 | Alexandra Alter
    Milo Yiannopoulos — the infamous internet troll, Donald J. Trump supporter and editor at Breitbart News — has compared Islam unfavorably to cancer, mocked transgender people and suggested that women who are harassed online should stay off the web. Last July, he was permanently barred from Twitter for violating the platform’s rules against hate speech and harassment.
  • Voters Think U.S. Intelligence Agencies Play Politics

    01/09/2017 10:06:29 AM PST · by detective · 62 replies
    Rassmussen Reports ^ | January 09, 2017
    As the debate over Russian hacking efforts during the presidential campaign continues, voters here generally approve of the job U.S. intelligence agencies are doing but also suspect that they play politics. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters believe America’s intelligence agencies have their own political agenda.  Thirty-nine percent (39%) disagree and think they generally perform impartially. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. 
  • FBI quietly releases 300 more pages of Hillary's investigation records during Giants/Packer game

    01/09/2017 9:42:04 AM PST · by Basement Dweller · 46 replies
    The FBI quietly released nearly 300 pages of records from its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server on Sunday night. This is the fifth release of Clinton investigation records from the FBI. The documents deal with the handling of computer hardware collected from Clinton’s lawyers for the investigation and also contain emails from FBI officials discussing the classification of Clinton’s emails. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/08/fbi-quietly-releases-300-pages-of-hillary-clinton-investigation-records/#ixzz4VHsNmeId
  • Alibaba job boom: Jack Ma chats with Trump about creating 1 million US jobs over 5 years

    01/09/2017 8:23:22 AM PST · by fision · 94 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/09/2017 | Anita Balakrishnan
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  • OPD officer shot multiple times outside Walmart in Pine Hills area, witness says (update: LEO died)

    01/09/2017 5:48:41 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 150 replies
    WFTV ^ | 1-9-2016 | WFTV
    PINE HILLS, Fla. - According to a witness at the scene, a female Orlando police officer was shot numerous times by a man wearing a security uniform. Dozens of police vehicles descended on the area around the intersection of Pine Hills Road and North Lane, just south of Royal Oaks and Pineview apartments on a report of an officer-involved shooting Monday. The shooting reportedly happened at a nearby Walmart. We have an officer shot and suspect(s) at large. Officer transported to hospital. — Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) January 9, 2017 "(The shooter) was an average looking dude, he walked by me,...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 8 January 2017

    01/08/2017 4:36:10 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 182 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 8 January 2017 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Jan 8th, 2017 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Reince Preibus, incoming chief of staff to Trump; Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Defense Secretary Ash Carter; Kellyanne Conway, adviser to President-elect Donald Trump; Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Preibus; Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Cory Booker, D-N.J. THIS WEEK (ABC): (Soon to be Former!) President Barack Obama.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Conway.
  • Trump Calls For Investigation Into Intel Leaks To NBC

    01/07/2017 2:57:35 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 134 replies
    thehill.com ^ | Jan 7, 2017
    President-elect Donald Trump on Friday called for lawmakers to investigate U.S. intelligence leaks to NBC about information on Russian interference in the presidential election. “I am asking the chairs of the House and Senate committees to investigate top secret intelligence shared with NBC prior to me seeing it,” Trump tweeted Friday. The NBC report cited “a senior U.S. intelligence official with direct knowledge” of the intel report that was delivered to President Obama on Thursday and is scheduled to be delivered to Trump on Friday. "Highly classified intercepts illustrate Russian government planning and direction of a multifaceted campaign by Moscow...
  • Congress officially declares Donald Trump president

    01/07/2017 2:57:58 AM PST · by Candor7 · 41 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06 January 2017 | George Fuller
    Congress certified Donald Trump's presidential victory over the objections of a handful of House Democrats. All 538 electors met in their respective state capitals in December to cast their votes. The vote count made it official. Vice-president Joe Biden presided over the count in his role as president of the Senate. Trump finished with 304 electoral votes and Democrat Hillary Clinton got 227. There were seven protest votes for other candidates. It takes 270 Electoral College votes to win the presidency.
  • Vicente Fox Trolls Trump on Twitter: ‘Are You a Legitimate President?’

    01/06/2017 7:42:35 PM PST · by bkopto · 193 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/6/2016 | alex swoyer
    Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox took to Twitter on Friday to question the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump’s election win. "Sr Trump,the intelligence report is devastating. Losing election by more than 3M votes and in addition this. Are you a legitimate president?"
  • Official: Suspected Gunman Told FBI He Was Being Forced To Fight For ISIS

    Law enforcement said he was found with an active military ID and is an American citizen, born in New Jersey. Previous known addresses include Penuelas, Puerto Rico and Anchorage, Alaska. They add that in November 2016, he walked into an FBI office in Anchorage claiming that he was being forced to fight for ISIS. He was sent to a psychiatric hospital. In 2011 or 2012, he was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations for child porn. Three weapons and a computer were seized, but there was not enough evidence to prosecute, according to law enforcement sources.
  • Esteban Santiago: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    01/06/2017 1:29:39 PM PST · by iowamark · 234 replies
    Heavy.com ^ | 1/6/2016
    Esteban Santiago, reportedly a U.S. citizen with military identification, is accused of being the shooter who randomly gunned down at least 13 people at a Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim area. MSNBC said the shooter may have retrieved a gun from his luggage after arriving on a flight and NBC News reported that the weapon may have been checked “lawfully.” The Palm Beach Post reported that the gunman may have emerged firing from a bathroom. Some reports said he traveled through Canada, but ABC News is now reporting he went from Anchorage through Minneapolis to Fort Lauderdale. 1. The Alleged...
  • Shooting Reported Inside Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport

    01/06/2017 10:22:18 AM PST · by Cementjungle · 553 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 01/06/2017 | NBC6
    Police have responded to a shooting inside Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport Friday afternoon. Details have not been confirmed by police, but early reports indicate as many as seven people were shot. Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, who was traveling from the airport, tweeted out following the incident:
  • NY Times Aids Communist-socialist-feminist-LGBT-Anarchist Plans for Inauguration Day Mayhem

    01/06/2017 7:31:34 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 52 replies
    The New American ^ | 06 January 2017 | William F. Jasper
    “Washington D.C. — Make It Ungovernable! Protest the Presidential Inauguration.”“Washington D.C. — Protest at the Inauguration: Stand Against Trump, War, Racism and Inequality”Those are two of the messages of strident WeResistTrump (www.weresisttrump.com), one of the plethora of “resistance” groups that are calling for mass protests, demonstrations, marches, civil disobedience, “direct action,” and other disruptive activities before, on, and after Inauguration Day, January 20.Who is behind WeResistTrump? The group’s website lists a single “organizer”: the Workers World Party (WWP). And who is the WWP? Not exactly a household name, the WWP is a small, hardcore communist party that has gained enormous...
  • Trump Fires All Obama Politically Appointed Ambassadors Effective Inauguration Day (You're FIRED!)

    01/05/2017 7:15:12 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 219 replies
    Gateway ^ | 1-5-2017 | Kristenn Taylor
    President-elect Donald Trump has fired,effective Inauguration Day January 20, every U.S. ambassador politically appointed by President Barack Obama, according to a report published Thursday night by the New York Times. The Times reports the State Department sent out a notice on December 23 informing the ambassadors of Trump’s order. The move sent shock waves through the diplomatic corps as some ambassadors in previous transitions had been given time to leave their post for personal convenience.
  • Former CIA director James Woolsey quits Trump transition team

    01/05/2017 5:54:58 PM PST · by RummyChick · 145 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | 1/5/17 | rucker
    Former CIA director R. James Woolsey Jr., a veteran of four presidential administrations and one of the nation’s leading intelligence experts, resigned Thursday from President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team because of growing tensions over Trump’s vision for intelligence agencies.
  • Trump May Pursue Border Wall Without New Bill

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