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  • Report suggests potentially alarming development in Kushner's meeting with head of Russian bank

    05/27/2017 7:55:24 PM PDT · by lasereye · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/27/2017 | Natasha Bertrand
    The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, that Russian banks could finance Trump associates' business ventures if US sanctions were lifted or relaxed, Reuters reported on Friday, citing a current US law enforcement official. The possibility first came under scrutiny after Kushner met with the CEO of Russia's state-owned Vnesheconombank in December 2016. The meeting came on the heels of Kushner's meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, at Trump Tower, in which he reportedly floated the possibility of setting up a secure line of communication between the Trump transition...
  • Barbara Streisand's dog dies, was her companion for 14 years

    05/27/2017 7:07:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 88 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 27, 2017 9:13 PM EDT
    Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie. The 75-year-old star announced the news on her social media accounts Saturday, saying “we cherish every moment of the 14 years we had with her.” […] Streisand once told British newspaper The Independent Sammie is “like the daughter I never had.” …
  • Boehner: Trump has been a 'complete disaster' (Politico)

    05/26/2017 9:38:49 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 81 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/26/2017 | Louis Nelson
    Former House Speaker John Boehner said earlier this week that Donald Trump’s presidency has been “a complete disaster” thus far and that the billionaire-turned-commander-in-chief is still learning on the job. “Everything else he’s done [in office] has been a complete disaster,” Boehner said during a question-and-answer session at a conference in Houston on Wednesday. “He’s still learning how to be president.” ~snip~ He seemed content with his life as a retired politician and was quick to shoot down any talk of a future presidential bid. “I wake up every day, drink my morning coffee and say hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,” Boehner...
  • This All Probably Happened During Trump's Meeting With Pope Francis. Possibly.

    05/25/2017 8:39:19 AM PDT · by demkicker · 17 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | May 24, 2017 | Andy McDonald
    President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis on Wednesday, and here’s a summary of the things they said and did during the visit. Probably. We think. Ninety percent sure. The pope splashed Trump with holy water, which sizzled on his skin like acid. The president hissed and retreated to a visibly embarrassed Melania, who instinctively swatted him away. Another awkward moment arose when Donald saw Melania and Pope Francis holding hands. President Trump went to confession but demanded Pope Francis sign a non-disclosure agreement.
  • First on CNN: AG Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, DOJ says

    05/24/2017 3:51:58 PM PDT · by Cementjungle · 71 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/24/2017 | Manu Raju and Evan Perez
    Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he had last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance, the Justice Department told CNN Wednesday. Sessions, who met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at least two times last year, didn't note those interactions on the form, which requires him to list "any contact" he or his family had with a "foreign government" or its "representatives" over the past seven years, officials said. Sessions initially listed a year's worth of meetings with foreign officials on the security clearance form, according to Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores....
  • Robin Wright: 'House of Cards' no preparation for Trump

    05/23/2017 7:28:41 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 48 replies
    The actress said the show is "running out of ideas" because of Trump. "Trump is trumping us. We're running out of ideas at this point," Wright said. "He's stolen them all."
  • Sources: Boris Epshteyn Paid Russian Hackers for Team Trump (deep state leaks their fake news)

    05/22/2017 9:58:11 AM PDT · by drewh · 40 replies
    Patriotbiotics ^ | May 2017 | Louise Mench
    Exclusive: Sources linked to the intelligence community say it is believed that the Russian hacker of the election, Pyotr Levashov, was paid directly by Boris Epshteyn on behalf of both Trump and the FSB. Sources say the indictment on April 20th of Levashov in the US district court in Connecticut (where an FBI counterintelligence division is based) represents the first concrete move in court that openly leads towards the impeachment of Donald Trump and the prosecution of dozens of members of his team – because this hacker, the sources suggest, was compensated by Team Trump and the FSB jointly, and...
  • Trump Camp Designed to Withstand This Current Media Onslaught and That’s Exactly What’s Happening

    05/21/2017 1:54:00 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | May 21 2017 gmt
    This week, the media freak-out over nightly “bombshell” revelations regarding evidence of President Trump’s apparent malfeasance and general abject incompetence reached, perhaps prematurely, a 9.5 out of 10. It culminated with Friday’s story that Trump told a Russian spy, in the Oval Office, that he fired the FBI Director, who is a “real nut job,” because he was investigating their involvement in our election and that he had gotten rid of the problem. Within the last two weeks, there have been several stories about Trump which, in an era where the mainstream news media wasn’t coming off of eight years...
  • House Judiciary Committee Considering Articles of Impeachment Against POTUS [fake news]

    05/21/2017 1:25:45 PM PDT · by drewh · 84 replies
    Patriotbiotics ^ | May 21 2017 | By Louise Mensch and Claude Taylor
    Multiple sources close to the intelligence, justice and law enforcement communities say that the House Judiciary Committee is considering Articles of Impeachment against the President of the United States. Sources further say that the Supreme Court notified Mr. Trump that the formal process of a case of impeachment against him was begun, before he departed the country on Air Force One. The notification was given, as part of the formal process of the matter, in order that Mr. Trump knew he was not able to use his powers of pardon against other suspects in Trump-Russia cases. Sources have confirmed that...
  • (America's Liberal Sweetheart) Jennifer Lawrence Won't Apologize for Dancing at a Strip Club

    05/19/2017 11:38:42 AM PDT · by drewh · 26 replies
    Uprrroxx ^ | 5/19/ 2017 ast | Josh Krupp
    Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is one of the most recognizable people on the planet. She’s also 26 years old, and like most 26 year olds, she enjoys acting like an idiot with her friends. Unlike most 26 year olds, though, star can’t go anywhere in public without someone recording her. While hanging out at the Beverly Hills Club (or as Radar Online put it, a “Euro-trash strip club”) Lawrence was filmed “riding a stripper pole, spanking herself with dollar bills, and SO much more!” imagine the scene from Silver Linings Playbook where Lawrence dances to the White Stripes’ “Fell in...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Looking Into Running for Office to Bring GOP 'Around' on LGBT Issues

    05/14/2017 2:33:34 PM PDT · by drewh · 79 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | May 14 2017 ast | Pam Key
    During an interview on the BBC with host Victoria Derbyshire, transgender advocate Caitlyn Jenner said she was considering running for office to promote LGBT issues from within the Republican Party. When asked about going into politics, Jenner said, “I have been asked that question quite a bit, to be honest with you over the next year I’m looking into it."" I want to know, and I have to be very smart about this—where can I do a better job for my community, in bringing the Republican Party around when it comes to all LGBT issues? Is it from the outside?"...
  • Watch: 'The Resistance' Creates Anti-Trump Aerobics

    05/14/2017 12:24:40 PM PDT · by drewh · 15 replies
    Brietbart News ^ | 13 May 2017 | by AMANDA HOUSE
    Two California women have choreographed an anti-Trump aerobics class. “Resistance takes endurance,” says artist Liat Berdugo. “And aerobics is also something that builds your endurance.” Berdugo and her partner Margaret McCarthy were recently profiled in a video by Fusion. “We’re looking to, like, really, really physicalize this current moment in the political climate and to respond to it, to react to it, to embody it, to make fun of it,” explains Berdugo. Their routine includes moves to chants “F* Mar-a-Lago”, “Don’t buy Ivanka shoes!”, and “I believe in science!” Each move involves a red tie as an aerobics prop. Other...
  • White House says diabetics "don't deserve health insurance [fake news]

    05/14/2017 11:02:15 AM PDT · by gattaca · 71 replies
    Share Blue ^ | 05/11/2017 | Oliver Willis
    Donald Trump's budget chief again revealed the Republicans' callous approach to health care, arguing that some diabetics simply do not deserve health insurance, because of how they may have developed the illness. Donald Trump’s budget director specifically called out people suffering from diabetes as a group of Americans who do not deserve the protection of health insurance. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), weighed in on the issue at the Light Forum at Stanford University. He was asked if families should be denied medical care because they can’t afford it, a standard Sen. Bill Cassidy...
  • Police remove 'angry' beaver that stopped traffic in Barrie, Ont.

    05/09/2017 9:59:50 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 22 replies
    Canadian Press ^ | May 9, 2017 | Staff
    BARRIE, Ont. - Police say officers had to remove an angry beaver that stopped traffic north of Toronto. Barrie, Ont., police say they were called to a roadway around 9:30 p.m. last Friday where officers had to use batons to coax the beaver off the road. They say the beaver came back onto the road, stopping traffic yet again. They say officers called animal control and then boxed up the rodent and released it back into the wild. Police say local roads are safe again.
  • The Donald's Best Pals: Barack and Hillary

    05/09/2017 7:13:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 9, 2017 | John Kass
    Who are President Donald Trump's two best friends in politics? Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Yeah, I know what you're thinking. You see their smirks and those six bloody elbows between the three of them, and you figure this is no relationship. But it is a relationship that works for the president because they keep bringing up his favorite subject. And it works fine for Barack and Hillary because it fills their egos with a mighty wind. It just doesn't work for the Democratic Party. It is a relationship that benefits Trump, because every time Obama or Clinton open their...
  • George Will: Trump has a dangerous disability

    05/08/2017 1:16:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 111 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 3, 2017 | George F. Will
    It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump’s inability to do either. This seems to be not a mere disinclination but a disability. It is not merely the result of intellectual sloth but of an untrained mind bereft of information and married to stratospheric self-confidence. In February, acknowledging Black History Month, Trump said that “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice.” Because Trump is syntactically challenged, it was possible and tempting to see this not as a historical howler about a...
  • President Obama's Ex Gushes In Poems About 'All This Lovemaking' (describes cocaine useage)

    05/05/2017 2:06:58 PM PDT · by drewh · 61 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 5 2017 ast | Laura Italiano
    Before he was the 44th POTUS and Michelle’s husband, Barack Obama was a regular sex machine — so good that a gal pal wrote poems about their lovemaking, a new biography claims. “B. That’s for you. F’s for all the ­f—ing that we do,” gushed Genevieve Cook, an Australian-born woman who hopped in the sack with the then-22-year-old Obama after their very first date in Manhattan. “We went and talked in his bedroom. And then I spent the night. It all felt very inevitable,” Cook wrote in the diary, which was revealed in the biography, “Rising Star: The Making of...
  • What Women Really Think: Ivanka Trump Is The 'Sparkly Vampire' That America Craves (barf alert!)

    05/05/2017 12:44:07 PM PDT · by drewh · 23 replies
    Slate ^ | Marxh 5 2017 | Katy Waldman
    After the House passed the AHCA bill Thursday, I stood up and walked outside. I took Women Who Work with me. It was when the sunlight hit the cover of the book at a certain angle, causing Ivanka’s pale skin to sparkle, that I realized who she reminded me of. That dewy parasitism, like Dracula after a meal—America’s first daughter belongs to the Twilight phenomenon, to the pop culture vogue for attractive vampires. The core fantasy of the series was that creatures born to prey on us might come to love and protect us instead. That a glamorous and sophisticated...
  • Manchester is full of ‘fat women that turn men gay’ says Russian newspaper

    05/05/2017 10:48:43 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 41 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 5/5/17 | Richard Hartley-Parkinson
    Diplomatic relations with Russia could take a new turn after the country’s largest selling newspaper took a swipe at Manchester. The paper talks about the debauchery (people having fun) and gay attitudes (people loving one another) as though they are a bad thing. Columnist Alisa Titko quoted one visitor as saying: ‘Their women are so fat, they look disgusting to their men. ‘You see, they eat so much fast food and potatoes. And they drink beer from huge glasses. Here is the result.’ The anti-gay diatribe by Komsomolskaya Pravda – peppered with criticisms of women – claimed Manchester was an...
  • Prince Harry's Shotgun Wedding: Queen Approves Summer Nuptials

    05/04/2017 1:20:59 PM PDT · by drewh · 87 replies
    OK Magazine ^ | staff report
    Bells Are Ringing! Prince Harry's Shotgun Wedding Prepare a suit for a little guy. BAD boy Prince Harry has knocked up American actress Meghan Markle, sources tell OK! — and mortified Queen Elizabeth has ordered the red-haired rebel to marry her — pronto! Now Harry, 32, and Suits sex siren Meghan, 35, are planning their shotgun wedding, palace insiders say. But the rest of the royals — including Harry’s brother William, sister-in-law Kate and father Charles — are against the nuptials! In fact, Charles ordered his youngest son “to come to his senses and buy off the bimbo,” a palace...