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  • Special Prosecutor Huber to Testify to House on DOJ’s Probe of Clinton Foundation After Thanksgiving

    11/20/2018 8:31:44 PM PST · by Az Joe · 8 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/20/2018 | Cristina Laila
    John Huber, the Special Prosecutor tapped by Sessions will testify at a GOP-led Congressional hearing on December 5th on the DOJ’s probe of the Clinton Foundation.
  • Rachel Maddow Uses Non-Existent ‘House Popular Vote’ To Try To Prove There Really Was A Blue Wave

    11/20/2018 8:30:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 16, 2018 | Virginia Kruta
    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow referenced the “House popular vote” in an effort to explain how the Nov. 6th midterm elections really did represent the “blue wave” many Democrats had been hoping to create. “As of this morning, the Democratic lead in the US House popular vote is up to 7.3%, from 7.2% yesterday. For comparison purposes, note that in 2010 – which was widely seen as a GOP ‘wave’ cycle – Republicans won the US House popular vote by 6.6%,” Maddow tweeted. (TWEET-AT-LINK)What Maddow was saying was that overall, more nationwide votes were cast for Democrats in House seats than for...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on Jurassic Park Dems to Win “Three Chambers” of Government

    11/19/2018 5:18:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 19, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The It-Girl of the Democrat Party who’s going to be one of 200-some-odd votes. She’s going to be, in terms of power in the House of Representatives, a nonfactor, except the media is going to try to build her up. I’m speaking, of course, about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who doesn’t even know what the three branches of government are, Dawn. She doesn’t even know what the three branches of government are! She revealed over the weekend she’s got no idea. This was during a conference call with prospective far left political candidates. And, by the way, she has acknowledged exactly...
  • Escaping Serfdom

    11/19/2018 4:15:39 AM PST · by vannrox · 5 replies
    international man ^ | FR post 19NOV18 | Editorial staff
    The concept of government is that the people grant to a small group of individuals the ability to establish and maintain controls over them. The inherent flaw in such a concept is that any government will invariably and continually expand upon its controls, resulting in the ever-diminishing freedom of those who granted them the power. When I was a schoolboy, I was taught that the feudal system of the Middle Ages consisted of serfs tilling small plots of land that belonged to a king or lord. The serfs lived a meagre life of bare subsistence and were subject to the...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "take back all three chambers of Congress"

    11/18/2018 7:30:19 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 244 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/18/18 | Ryan Saavedra
    Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "If we work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress — Uh, rather, all three chambers of government: the presidency, the Senate, and the House." The 3 branches of government: executive, legislative, judicial.
  • What We Can Expect With a Democrat-Marxist Controlled House of Representatives….

    11/13/2018 1:05:55 PM PST · by Ancesthntr · 54 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse/The Last Refuge ^ | November 8, 2018 | Sundance
    CTH has received multiple requests for a review of predictable consequences as a result of the midterm election. Thankfully, and perhaps unfortunately, we have solid references to base these predictions on – because there’s a solid frame of reference from the 2006 midterm and the subsequent consequences we saw in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. If we take the empirical 2006 example as the starting point and overlay the 2018 landscape to modernize the predictive model, what results is a most likely scenario. First, any intellectually honest review must overlay the current political environment. In 2018 the scale of unchecked lawless...
  • New Documents Reveal CIA Spied on Congress, Whistleblowers

    11/14/2018 7:50:25 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | November 14, 2018 Updated: November 14, 2018 | SHARYL ATTKISSON
    Newly declassified documents reveal the CIA—which is supposed to be strictly limited in the types of surveillance and other secret operations it conducts on U.S. soil—routinely monitors U.S. government computer systems. That information is contained in two formerly secret letters of “congressional notification” written in 2014 by the Intelligence Community inspector general at the time, Charles McCullough. In the letters, McCullough reveals the CIA secretly intercepted and collected emails between congressional staff and the CIA’s head of whistleblowing and source protection. The collection was said to occur as part of the CIA’s “routine counterintelligence monitoring of government computer systems.” Several...
  • Love takes narrow lead in 4th District on same day judge dismisses her lawsuit...

    11/16/2018 4:00:09 PM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 17 replies
    KSL.com ^ | 11/16/2018 | Lisa Riley Roche
    A judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday filed by Rep. Mia Love against Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen over how ballots in the tight 4th Congressional District race are being verified. But in new results released later Friday, Love took a 419 vote lead over Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. Love has trailed McAdams in the 4th District race since election night Nov. 6. McAdams did gain 167 more votes than Love in Salt Lake County, but the two-term congresswoman added 1,588 more votes in Utah County, a conservative stronghold. She now has 129,006 votes to McAdams' 128,587...
  • Nancy Pelosi challenges Marcia Fudge to enter speaker race: 'Come on in. The water's warm'

    11/15/2018 1:18:45 PM PST · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 15, 2018 | Al Weaver & Laura Barrón-López
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., challenged Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, and anyone else to give her a run for her money atop the House Democratic conference, declaring that she has the votes to take back the speakership if the vote were held today. "Come on in. The water's warm" Pelosi said during her weekly press conference when asked of a possible challenge from Fudge.
  • CONGRESS: A HOUSE DIVIDED

    11/15/2018 11:41:54 AM PST · by Ben Mugged · 5 replies
    A Friend | 15 Nov 2018 | A friend
    Wake up America. If you believe the House of Representatives controlled by Democrats and the Senate controlled by the GOP is a good thing, you better think again.. For starters the House Democrats under blank brain Pelosi have made their intentions clear: Investigate, prosecute and maybe never legislate. They’ve already announced their intention to subpoena Trump as part of a wide ranging investigation probably collusion with Russia, his tax returns. women he grabbed, women who grabbed him, cheating in golf using a “foot wedge” and horror of horrors, using an environmental unfriendly hairspray. Seriously, the Democrats are about to unleash...
  • Democrat Infighting Will Mark 2019 Congress

    11/15/2018 6:48:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/15/18 | Judi McLeod
    Get ready for the Democrat Brawl that will pass off as the New Congress of 2019 Things are not nearly as kosher for House-winning Democrats as the mainstream and social media would have the masses believe. Rather than them celebrating the so-called results of the overhyped Blue Wave that failed to materialize, they’re scrambling to overturn Republican election night victories courtesy of surfacing boxes of ballots forcing recounts for which we already know the outcome.
  • Freshly-elected House Democrat calls white Tennessee Republicans ‘uneducated’ racists

    11/15/2018 6:13:45 AM PST · by kevcol · 32 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | November 14, 2018 | Tom Tillison
    “Let’s just call a spade a spade. Tennessee is racist. Period,” Lamar said in the video. “Period. Like, Tennessee is racist.” There’s no subtly there… but to ensure clarity she specifically named “white people,” before proceeding to call them stupid. “Most of the Tennesseans who voted Republican are uneducated. So, they don’t even know that they showed up to the polls to vote against their own interest,” she added
  • The Zombies Are Coming! Arm Up

    11/14/2018 4:59:43 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 20 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-14-18 | MOTUS
    Meet the freshmanwomen class: Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday shared a photo captioned “squad” showing her seated with fellow Democratic Rep.-elects Rashida Tlaib (MI), Ilhan Omar (MN) and Ayanna Pressley (MA). Great: two radical Muslims and four socialists.For the record, I’m not talking about bullets. ADMINISTRATIVE NOTE: I’m going on an overnight outing with some of Raj’s sisters and I’m not bringing my computer so Little Mo will be writing tomorrow’s post for me. I apologize in advance for anything he might say that might be misconstrued, offend and/or hurt anyone’s feelings.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Here Are The Investigations You Can Expect Democrats To Open When They Take Control Of The House

    11/14/2018 2:34:39 AM PST · by kevcol · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 13, 2018 | Henry Rodgers
    “Schiff has made it clear that the Democrats’ priority as [House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence] HPSCI majority will be to run endless investigations of the Trump administration designed to invent some pretext for impeachment, whether Russia-related or not. He’s even publicly outlined Trump investigations he wants to see other committees run, so we expect they’ll have very little on their agenda beyond that sort of political messaging,” a Republican HPSCI aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation Tuesday.
  • Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office

    11/12/2018 11:39:54 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 8, 2018 | LISA MASCARO
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to establish a House diversity office to recruit and retain employees from different backgrounds to Capitol Hill as one of the first acts of the new Congress, according to a letter obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.</p>
  • “You’ll be Great” Jeff Flake Congratulates Taliban Sympathizer Kyrsten Sinema on Victory

    11/12/2018 9:36:51 PM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 60 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 12, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Kyrsten Sinema previously expressed her utter disgust with Arizona in a speech given in March of this year. Jeff Flake thinks she’ll be great! “Congratulations to @kyrstensinema on a race well run, and won. It’s been a wonderful honor representing Arizona in the Senate. You’ll be great,” Flake said in a tweet Monday evening.
  • Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

    11/12/2018 7:16:37 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 63 replies
    WRALTV - AP ^ | 11/12/18 | LISA MASCARO
    WASHINGTON — Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the parties elect new leadership and incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint before House Democrats take power. Voters swept away eight years of House Republican control in last week's election, creating a new political dynamic that's challenging President Donald Trump even before the new 116th Congress begins in January. For their last act, Republicans will try to deliver on Trump's promise to fund the border wall, which could spark a partial federal government shutdown in weeks. Newly emboldened Democrats are in no...
  • The Post-Midterms Dangers of Donald Trump

    11/11/2018 12:27:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | The November 19th 2018 Issue | Amy Davidson Sorkin
    Link only due to copyright issues: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/19/the-post-midterms-dangers-of-donald-trump
  • Pelosi: I don’t know if Trump is stable

    11/11/2018 10:19:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 11, 2018 | Michael Burke
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told The Atlantic in an interview published Sunday that she doesn't know whether President Trump is stable. “I don’t know. You can’t make a diagnosis over TV, they tell me," Pelosi said when asked if she thinks the president is stable. Pelosi, who last week announced her bid to be the next Speaker, also told The Atlantic that anyone who watched President Trump's post-election news conference last week "would know that we have to pray for our country very deeply." “Pray for him, too, but for our country,” she added. Trump has previously defended...
  • What’s Next for U.S. Climate and Energy Policies?

    11/10/2018 6:33:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 10, 2018 | Paul Driessen
    The “Blue Wave” shrank to a ripple, the U.S. Senate still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped but by fewer seats than for most midterm elections in decades, Trump era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, and several governorships and state houses went from red to blue, while state renewable energy and carbon tax ballot initiatives went down in flames.On the global stage, despite Herculean efforts by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and activist groups to redefine “climate change” and conjure up scary hobgoblins, the Paris accords and international obsession over global warming and “green”...