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  • Fillon says France in 'climate of near civil war' as presidential election turns ugly

    02/28/2017 12:12:23 AM PST · by aquila48 · 21 replies
    The Local (France) ^ | 28 February 2017
    As attacks mount around the election, one presidential front runner said France is seeing "a climate near civil war". Journalists accused of bias. Judges said to be taking orders from the president. The country in a state of "near civil war." This isn't America's bitter presidential election campaign last year, but France's in 2017. The latest comments from conservative Francois Fillon, who has accused the Socialist government of failing to protect candidates, underline the increasingly ugly tone of France's campaign. Clashes in the western city of Nantes at the weekend during a demonstration against far-right leader Marine Le Pen and...
  • Evacuation of Ofra homes underway

    02/28/2017 2:53:25 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/2/17
    Video The evacuation of nine houses in the Givat Tzvi neighborhood of Ofra commenced just after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, after Border Police officers sealed off access to the homes slated for demolition. Hundreds of demonstrators faced off against security forces deployed to the town, with some protesters barricading themselves inside houses facing demolition. Prior to the evacuation, more than 100 Border Police officers deployed around the nine homes slated for demolition in Ofra. Officers blocked off access to the Givat Tzvi neighborhood, isolating the area ahead of the evacuation. In addition, security forces surrounded each of the nine homes...
  • Support for Marine Le Pen hits record high in new poll ...

    02/27/2017 10:51:09 PM PST · by aquila48 · 38 replies
    UK Mail ^ | 27 February 2017 | CHRIS SUMMERS and JOE SHEPPARD
    Far-Right candidate Marine Le Pen has hit a record high in a new poll as France's former leaders have admitted she could become the country's president. The Kantar poll currently has the National Front party leader at 45 percent in a second round contest against conservative candidate Francois Fillon. Her popularity drops to 42 percent against centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, who is currently favourite to win. The figures come as two former prime ministers have said the anti-EU politician could pick up momentum and steal victory in May. They say a Le Pen victory could come as a result of...
  • Wilbur Ross confirmed as Commerce secretary

    02/27/2017 5:02:48 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    The Senate voted Monday to confirm billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in President Trump's Cabinet. Ross was approved by a vote of 72-27, with 20 Democrats and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joining 51 Republicans to vote "aye." Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., did not vote due to his ongoing recovery from back surgery. The Senate later voted 67-31 to move forward on the nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., to lead the Interior Department. A final vote on Zinke's confirmation could occur on Tuesday or Wednesday. Ross is the 14th member of Trump's Cabinet to be cofirmed, with...
  • John Podesta Related to Officer at Nat'l Center For Missing & Exploited Children..?

    02/27/2017 3:07:15 PM PST · by gaijin · 149 replies
    The HoneyBee ^ | February 26th, 2017 | me
    Brian Podesta is a Washington DC area US Navy reservist and Senior Analyst at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Mr. Podesta's TS/SCI clearance is sponsored by John Podesta, former campaign chief of recent Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and new addition to the Washington Post. For discussing the Brian/John Podesta connection, Twitter today suspended the account of 9217/whitedeer23. Alternate accounts digitally associated with that handle were also suspended without explanation by Twitter. These moves follow the recent removal of all videos of popular YouTuber David Seaman, fired in late August from the Huffington Post for reporting on health...
  • Breaking: DOJ drops lawsuit against Texas' voter ID law

    02/27/2017 11:53:54 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 98 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 27, 2017 | AP
    BREAKING: Attorneys: Trump administration says it will drop federal government's opposition to strict Texas voter ID law.
  • George W. Bush just joined the Traitor's List with McCain and other RINO Republicans

    02/27/2017 10:37:20 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 186 replies
    Vanity | 27 February 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    A caller just mentioned George W. Bush making a comment on the present political situation in a negative fashion against President Trump AND in defense of the media!!! He is a TRAITOR along with McCain, Graham and other Republicans who are corrupt, bought-off and leading this nation over the edge of the cliff. The caller made an excellent point the Bush had nothing to say about Obama's wrecking ball on the nation. The elites are all on the special lifeboat while the Titana-US is sinking after hitting the immigrationliberalleftistpro-immorality iceberg.
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    02/27/2017 8:55:53 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 48 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | February 27, 2017 | Jim Robinson
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  • Navy secretary nominee withdraws from consideration

    02/26/2017 4:47:41 PM PST · by Drago · 46 replies
    KCTV ^ | 2/26/2017 | Nick Sloan
    "President Donald Trump's nominee for Navy secretary, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Bilden said in a statement he informed Defense Secretary James Mattis of his decision."...
  • FAKE NEWS: New York Times Caught MAKING-UP False Quote From Trump’s CPAC Speech

    02/26/2017 10:15:24 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 97 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb. 26, 2017 | Ryan Saaverda
    New York Times Continues To Lie On Friday the New York Times published a piece titled Trump’s Blistering Speech at CPAC Follows Bannon’s Blueprint. In the article the New York Times intentionally tried to mislead readers and cause chaos and panic by lying about what President Trump said during his CPAC speech. From the NYT: “ His speech also included a promise to throw undocumented immigrants “the hell out of the country” and a recitation of his law-and-order campaign promises. Click on photo below to ENLARGE
  • Trump: DNC Chairman's Race ‘Rigged’

    02/26/2017 5:02:24 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 141 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 02/26/17
    President Trump early Sunday tweeted that the race for Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman was “rigged.” “Bernie's guy, like Bernie himself, never had a chance. Clinton demanded Perez!” Trump added. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Saturday defeated Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) to become the next DNC chairman in a win for centrist Democrats. The race, which split along establishment-grassroots lines, in many ways mirrored the divisive 2016 presidential primary between Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Hillary Clinton. Sanders and many of his allies backed Ellison, the first-ever Muslim elected to Congress and a star on the left. “Congratulations to...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 February 2017

    02/26/2017 4:36:08 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 229 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 26 February 2017 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Feb 26th, 2017 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Govs. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and Terry McAuliffe, D-Va. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; former CIA Director John Brennan.THIS WEEK (ABC): House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California; Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J.; Reps. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., and Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz. (Note: No Trump Admin types. CNN=VERY...
  • JUST MINUTES AFTER NEW DNC CHAIR CHOSEN…Wikileaks Exposes Him...

    02/25/2017 5:19:57 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 140 replies
    100% FED Up ^ | Feb 25, 2017 | 100% FED Up
    Thank you Wikileaks! Just 18 minutes after a new DNC chair was chosen, Wikileaks tweeted out a link to emails exposing Tom Perez for sabotaging Bernie Sanders during the 2016 campaign. Bernie Sanders supporters took to twitter to protest with the hashtag: #Demexit :
  • Tom Perez elected DNC chair

    02/25/2017 12:26:33 PM PST · by Tea Party Terrorist · 167 replies
    David Catanese ^ | 25 Feb, 2017
    Perez beats Ellision 235-200 on 2nd ballot. I know the CW around here was for Ellison, but Perez is a better choice if you're a Republican because the fired up portion of the Dems were for Ellison. This will de-inflate them and they will become less engaged. The Lobbyists and Big Money won over grassroots today.
  • O'KEEFE via twitter: @HuffingtonPost why was your writer Ryan Clayton passing out Russian flags...?

    .@HuffingtonPost why was your writer Ryan Clayton passing out Russian flags @ @realDonaldTrump #CPAC2017 speech? Trying to create #fakenews? https://t.co/lfOuywyHIg— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) February 24, 2017
  • Pentagon ditches onerous rules of engagement, gives Mosul troops quicker firepower access

    02/25/2017 1:27:20 AM PST · by GonzoII · 51 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 23, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    Iraqi forces and U.S. coalition troops are no longer burdened by strict rules of engagement, which some say have turned firepower requests into bureaucratic nightmares. U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Browning, commander of 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, recently spoke with reporters about a Dec. 26 directive that streamlined the process of delivering aid. The order, attributed to U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, was confirmed on Thursday by Air Force Col. John Dorrian, the U.S.-led coalition’s spokesman. “It changed the relationship [between forces],” Lt. Col. Browning told The Associated Press about...
  • It Begins – Trump Administration DHS Posts “Bid Contract” For Southern Border Security Wall….

    02/24/2017 2:18:05 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 145 replies
    General Services Administration via The Conservative Treehoue ^ | February 24, 2017 | General Services Administration via Sundance
    The bidding process for a Southern Border Security Wall is officially announced. Bid duration ends March 20th 2017 for initial prototype, with pricing due March 24th – and anticipated award contracts Mid-April, 2017:
  • AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations

    02/24/2017 2:29:51 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 59 replies
    <p>A draft document obtained by The Associated Press concludes that citizenship is an "unlikely indicator" of terrorism threats to the United States and that few people from the countries Trump listed in his travel ban have carried out attacks or been involved in terrorism-related activities in the U.S. since Syria's civil war started in 2011.</p>
  • CNN, NY Times and other news organizations blocked from attending White House gaggle

    02/24/2017 11:21:18 AM PST · by OnAMission · 166 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/24/2017
    CNN was not permitted to attend, along with the New York Times, Politico, Buzzfeed and much of the foreign press that regularly attends White House briefings.
  • Trump tells FBI to find leakers of classified information 'NOW'

    02/24/2017 8:44:20 AM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 24, 2017 | Kyle Feldscher
    President Trump slammed the Federal Bureau of Investigation Friday for not being able to control the leaks of classified information coming out of the agency since he became president. "The FBI is totally unable to stop the national security 'leakers' that have permeated our government for a long time," Trump tweeted. "They can't even find the leakers within the FBI itself. Classified information is being given to media that could have a devastating effect on U.S. FIND NOW."
  • Trump tells Reuters he wants to expand nuclear arsenal, make US 'top of the pack'

    02/23/2017 12:38:51 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 35 replies
    CNBC ^ | 23 FEB 16 | Jonathan Ernst
    President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. In a Reuters interview, Trump also complained about Russian deployment of a cruise missile in violation of an arms control treaty and said he would raise the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin when and if they meet. On another front, Trump said China could solve the national security challenge posed by North Korea "very easily if they want to," ratcheting up pressure...
  • Live: James O'Keefe Press Conference

    02/23/2017 7:13:01 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 117 replies
    Live Presser.
  • Conservative Activist James O'Keefe To Release CNN Tapes

    02/23/2017 5:37:05 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    AP ^ | 02/23/17
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative activist James O'Keefe has announced plans to release recordings Thursday morning that he says were made secretly inside CNN.</p> <p>O'Keefe tells the network in an interview that the media is a "huge target" of his and he's targeting CNN specifically because it "has a very important role as an arbiter of news."</p>
  • New Hampshire Enacts Constitutional Carry

    02/23/2017 5:41:00 AM PST · by jdege · 10 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 23, 2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    New Hampshire Enacts Constitutional Carry Constitutional carry continues to grow in popularity among states New Hampshire became the latest state to adopt a permitless concealed gun carry policy on Wednesday. Governor Chris Sununu (R., N.H.) signed the legislation that allows anyone in New Hampshire to legally carry a gun so long as they are legally allowed to possess a gun. The measure removes the permitting process that had previously been required for gun carry.
  • Trump Administration To Rewrite Obama's Transgender Rule (REVERSED!)

    02/21/2017 12:53:33 PM PST · by drewh · 88 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | • 2/21/17 3:14 PM | By Gabby Morrongiello (@gabriellahope_)
    Justice Department officials plan to issue new guidance on protections for transgender students that will effectively reverse Obama-era recommendations and ensure those issues are decided at the state level going forward. "That's an issue that the Department of Justice the Department of Education are addressing, and I think there will be further guidance coming from [Justice Department] in particular, with respect to not just the executive order but the case that's in front of the Supreme Court," White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday. The Supreme Court is slated to hear oral arguments late next month on a case...
  • Marine Le Pen Refuses To Wear Hijab, Cancels Meeting With Key Arab Leader

    02/21/2017 7:33:59 AM PST · by kevcol · 93 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | February 21, 2017 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with a key Arab leader Tuesday after he insisted she wear a headscarf. The National Front leader who is a frontrunner for president was scheduled to meet with Lebanon’s grand mufti, an important cleric for Sunni Muslims, but backed out after it was made clear she was expected to cover her head, Reuters reports. “You can pass my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up,” Le Pen told the press.
  • Riot in Stockholm suburb after drug suspect is arrested

    02/21/2017 4:29:14 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 69 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 21, 2017
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish police say riots broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges. Spokesman Lars Bystrom said Tuesday that unidentified people, including some wearing masks, threw rocks at police, set cars on fire and looted shops in Rinkeby. One officer was slightly injured when hit by a rock. No arrests were made. Bystrom says one officer fired his gun, not as a warning shot but because he was "in a situation that demanded he used his firearm."
  • New National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is the Neil Gorsuch of generals

    02/20/2017 3:49:40 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | February 20, 2017 | David French
    Donald Trump has made his choice to replace Michael Flynn, and it’s hard to think of a better man. Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster will be the new national security adviser: General McMaster is a former commander of the Third Armored Cavalry Regiment, my old unit. I served in Iraq with a host of guys who’d served under McMaster in the Battle of Tal Afar in 2005, and almost to a man they loved him. I never served under him (I came along for the next deployment), but many of the people I respect the most were with him during one...
  • Breaking: H.R. McMaster is Director of National Security Council

    02/20/2017 11:59:35 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 157 replies
    Twitter ^ | 02/20/2017 | Sean Spicer
    @potus has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as the Director of the National Security Council, Lt Gen Keith Kellogg remains NSC CoS
  • Jay Sekulow Provides EVIDENCE Obama Set Up Coup Against Trump

    02/20/2017 8:20:11 AM PST · by Baynative · 97 replies
    Prissy Holly Youtube ^ | February 17, 2017 | Jay Sekulow
    Jay Sekulow is one of the best. He carefully sources his topics and he knows the law as well as anyone. Do not overlook this story, or neglect to pass it on.
  • Judge Throws Out CNN’s Attempt To Dismiss $30 Million “Fake News” Lawsuit

    02/19/2017 5:17:23 PM PST · by wastedyears · 46 replies
    Milo.Yiannopoulos.net ^ | February 19, 2017
    https://milo.yiannopoulos.net/2017/02/cnn-fake-news-lawsuit/
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 February 2017

    02/19/2017 4:39:24 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 308 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 February 2017 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Feb 19th, 2017 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): White House chief of staff Reince Priebus; conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Priebus; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Reps. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and Elijah Cummings, D-Md.THIS WEEK (ABC): Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif; retired Vice Adm. Robert Harward.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; James Jones, former President Barack Obama's first national security adviser. (Note: No Trump Admin...
  • Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ in Roe v. Wade, Is Dead at 69

    02/18/2017 5:52:30 PM PST · by Morgana · 34 replies
    ny times ^ | Feb. 18, 2017 | ROBERT D. McFADDEN
    Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in the United States, reshaping the nation’s social and political landscapes and inflaming one of the most divisive controversies of the past half-century, died on Saturday in Katy, Tex. She was 69. Ms. McCorvey died of heart failure in an assisted-living home, said Joshua Prager, a New York journalist who has written about her for Vanity Fair and is working on a book about the Roe v. Wade decision.
  • Melania Trump Speech at President Donald Trump Rally in Melbourne, Florida (2/18/2017) (video)

    02/18/2017 4:05:31 PM PST · by JHL · 142 replies
    YouTube ^ | Melania Trump
    Link to YouTube video. First lady's speech starts at 3:40. https://youtu.be/dxIBnfgwj90
  • LIVE STREAM: President Donald Trump Putting American Back to Work Rally from Melbourne Florida

    02/18/2017 12:57:13 PM PST · by amorphous · 20 replies
    LIVE STREAM: President Donald Trump Putting American Back to Work Rally LIVE from Melbourne-Orlando Florida.
  • RUMBLINGS: ‘National Guard Fake Memo’ Was Ploy To Smoke Out The Leaker

    02/17/2017 3:47:43 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 163 replies
    Thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 2/17/17 | Christina Laila
    The Associated Press released a story on Friday claiming the Trump administration considered a proposal to round up illegal immigrants using as many as 100,000 National Guard troops. Now sources are saying perhaps several different versions of this memo were drafted up to smoke out the leaker.
  • U.S. Soldiers, Armored Vehicles Arrive in Romania

    02/17/2017 12:43:03 PM PST · by Candor7 · 61 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | Feb. 16, 2017 | Army 1st Lt. Samuel Jolley, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania, Feb. 16, 2017 — Soldiers, tanks and M88 recovery vehicles from the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment’s “Fighting Eagles” recently arrived at the airbase here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The soldiers unloaded M1A2 Abrams tanks from the first train that arrived Feb. 14 to this eastern Romanian airbase located about 12 miles away from the Black Sea. The arrival of the tanks and roughly 500 soldiers from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, marks the beginning of a continuous rotation of U.S. troops in southeastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. So far, more than...
  • Senate votes on party lines to confirm Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

    02/17/2017 10:29:04 AM PST · by rb22982 · 104 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2/17/2017 | Tom DiChristopher
    The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday in a mostly party line vote.
  • It's A Bloodbath At The State Department

    02/17/2017 9:10:13 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 272 replies
    nypost.com ^ | February 17, 2017 | Daniel Halper
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cleaning house at the State Department, according to a report. Staffers in the offices of deputy secretary of state for management and resources as well as counselor were shown the door Thursday, according to CBS News. Many of those let go were on the building’s seventh floor — top-floor bigs — a symbolically important sign to the rest of the diplomatic corps that their new boss has different priorities than the last one. This week’s round of firings marks the second time State Department personnel have been cleared out since President Trump took office...
  • Trump approval ratings "pop" holds steady, as Opposition Party (MSM) faces its powerlessness

    02/17/2017 6:34:34 AM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 35 replies
    Rasmussen reports ^ | February 17, 2017 | Staff
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-five percent (45%) disapprove. The latest figures include 39% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 37% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of +2. (see trends).
  • Secretary Of State Tillerson FIRES the deep state ‘shadow government/7th floor’ traitors from State

    02/17/2017 5:57:49 AM PST · by Fennie · 105 replies
    IWB/CBS ^ | February 17, 2017 | IWB/Margaret Brennan, Kylie Atwood
    While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday. Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed. Remember, the "7th Floor" of the State Department was the 'SHADOW GOVERNMENT'.
  • Mike Dubke, founder of Crossroads Media, to be named White House communications director [tr]

    02/17/2017 5:40:13 AM PST · by RummyChick · 29 replies
    foxnews ^ | 2/17/17 | foxnews
    The White House is set to name Mike Dubke, the founder of Crossroads Media, as its communications director, sources told Fox News. Dubke was at the White House Thursday. He will replace Jason Miller, who stepped down soon after he was selected in December. Dubke has been involved in local, state and federal politics since 1988, according to his bio on Crossroads Media’s website. “His experience has brought him a unique understanding of the relationship between political strategy and public policy development,” the website read. Miller abruptly announced that he would not take the job– two days after the transition...
  • WIKILEAKS: Clinton campaign had "private off the record get together" with the Chinese

    02/17/2017 5:25:14 AM PST · by The G Man · 70 replies
  • State Dept. carries out layoffs under Rex Tillerson (DEEP STATE/Vault 7!)

    02/17/2017 4:48:07 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 131 replies
    cbsnews ^ | 2-17-2017 | Margaret Brennan, Kylie Atwood
    While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday.  Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed. These staffers in particular are often the conduit between the secretary’s office to the country bureaus, where the regional expertise is centered. Inside the State Department, some officials fear that this is a politically-minded purge that cuts out much-needed expertise from the policy-making, rather than simply...
  • Limbaugh on Trump: ‘This Was One of the Most Effective Press Conferences I Have Ever Seen’

    02/16/2017 1:31:34 PM PST · by detective · 135 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Feb 2017 | Jeff Poor
    Thursday following President Donald Trump’s press conference to announce his pick for Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh applauded Trump’s performance on his nationally syndicated radio show. Limbaugh while the media still won’t warm up to Trump, it was what his supporters wanted to see, which was a willingness to tout his achievements and take on some of the claims from the media.
  • Police on scene serving warrant at Delphi home [Indiana]

    02/16/2017 6:43:10 PM PST · by grame · 54 replies
    WLFI-TV Lafayette, In ^ | 2-16-17 | Alexandra Kruczek
    DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana State Police have a large presence at a home in Delphi serving a search warrant. Sgt. Kim Riley tells News 18 state police are serving a search warrant at a home on the 11000 block of Bicycle Bridge Road in Delphi. Riley said police are taking tips and information related to the double-homicide case, and this investigation is related to leads they received through that case. No arrests have yet been made. A News 18 crew at the scene reports a majority of investigators left the scene just before 8 p.m. A few investigators still...
  • Robert Harward Rejects Trump's Offer To Become National Security Advisor

    02/16/2017 3:26:51 PM PST · by amorphous · 216 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 16 Feb 2016 | Tyler Durden
    It has been a day of turmoil for President Trump, who after finding himself on the defensive following Monday's resignation by Mike Flynn (which may or may not lead to legal charges) and allegedly getting snubbed by Vladimir Putin, now has another potential crisis on his hands: according to both the FT and CBS, Trump's pick for National Security Advisor, Robert Harward - a senior executive at Lockheed Martin - has turned down the President's offer, citing "obvious dysfunctionality" in the administration. According to the FT, it is not yet a complete rejection as "Trump is trying to convince his...
  • CIA espionage orders for the 2012 French presidential election

    02/16/2017 10:41:34 AM PST · by tosh · 54 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | 02/16/2017 | Wikileaks
    WikiLeaks details CIA infiltrating and influencing the 2012 French Elections. First of many releases of 'Vault 7' to come.
  • Bomb threat reported at Israeli consulate in Miami

    02/16/2017 9:57:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    WPLG ^ | 2/16/17 | Amanda Batchelor
    A bomb threat was reported Thursday at the Israeli consulate in Miami, authorities said. Several police cars were spotted outside the New World Tower building
  • Live coverage: Trump Press Conference

    02/16/2017 9:53:51 AM PST · by PapaBear3625 · 447 replies
    Youtube Livestream ^ | 2/16/2017 | White House
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVVTb3nZssQ