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  • Lead Clinton investigator shot in the back twice, run over

    03/22/2018 10:16:41 AM PDT · by OPS4 · 184 replies
    The Horn ^ | March 22, 2018 | The Horn, Editorial Team
    Jack Burkman, the leader of the controversial investigation into the murder of former DNC staffer Seth Rich, was shot twice in the back and run over by a man who claimed to have worked as a special agent in the Department of Energy, authorities say. Burkman was attacked in the Rosslyn Marriott hotel parking garage in Washington, D.C. on Mar. 13, lured to the spot by promises of secret documents on the Clintons by an FBI whistleblower.
  • Trump to Hire Lawyer Who Has Pushed Theory That Justice Dept. Framed the President

    03/19/2018 10:19:32 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 123 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 19, 2018 | MAGGIE HABERMAN and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Trump has decided to hire the longtime Washington lawyer Joseph E. diGenova, who has pushed the theory on television that Mr. Trump was framed by F.B.I. and Justice Department officials, to bolster his legal team, according to three people told of the decision. Mr. diGenova is not expected to take a lead role but will instead serve as a more aggressive player on the president’s legal team. Mr. Trump broke over the weekend from the longstanding advice of some of his lawyers that he refrain from directly attacking the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, a...
  • Yale President Tries To Reassure Skeptical Public

    03/15/2018 6:39:48 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 17 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 14, 2018 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The president of Yale is trying to assuage a public that is increasingly skeptical of the value of a college education today. "If we can first empathize with their concerns, rather than dismiss them as ill-founded or anti-intellectual, we will be better able to regain their trust," Peter Salovey said in remarks delivered at the Higher Education Leadership at Yale in January and excerpted in the Chronicle of Higher Education in March. To this end, he offered a string of assertions and three concrete facts, which were: • "A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that the drop in...
  • Parents Argue School District’s Decision to Allow Student Walkout Breaks Law

    03/15/2018 12:53:27 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 March 2018 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A group of parents from New Milford, Connecticut has hired an attorney to articulate their concerns about the decision by their school district to allow students to participate in the national student walkout held Wednesday to advocate for gun control. In an email sent to Breitbart News, the parents – who wish to remain anonymous – argue the student walkout might appear to be a fairly innocuous First Amendment event to honor the students killed in the Parkland, Florida, shooting and to advocate for gun control. However, the parents add, the decision involves issues concerning “adherence to law and policy,...
  • Clinton Charity Fraud Biggest Scandal in US History – Kevin Shipp on: 03/11/2018 by Greg Hunter

    03/12/2018 3:06:06 PM PDT · by greeneyes · 65 replies
    USA Watch Dog ^ | 3/11/2018 | Greg Hunter
    Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says the reason for all the crime and treason at the FBI and DOJ all boils down to one thing–the Clinton so-called “charity.” Shipp explains, “Hillary Clinton was running and is running a global financial criminal syndicate. She was using these secret servers to conduct Clinton financial money laundering business. The shocking thing about that is all the former directors of the CIA that have come out to support her, from Clapper to Brennan to Morell to Robert Gates supporting her being elected, knew about this criminal syndicate. Comey was protecting it. Lynch...
  • Deli Gunman Accidentally Shot Accomplice

    03/08/2018 9:27:22 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 54 replies
    Connecticut News 12 ^ | March 8, 2018 | Connecticut News 12
    Two men shot up a Bridgeport deli Tuesday, police say, and one of them accidentally blasted his accomplice's arm with an AR-15 rifle.
  • Democrats' seek to help wealthy in response to tax changes

    03/04/2018 3:15:11 PM PST · by mdittmar · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 3/4/2018 | GEOFF MULVIHIL
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Resistance to the Republican tax overhaul comes with an ideological twist for some Democratic state officials: They’ve styled themselves as champions of the working class but are pushing hard for measures that would reduce taxes mostly for the wealthy.Democratic governors and lawmakers in a handful of high-income, high-tax states are promoting policies that are intended to spare their residents the pain of the new $10,000 cap on deductions for state and local taxes. Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are even planning to sue the federal government over the new cap, which was a key...
  • Trump Wants Joe Manchin’s Gun Control, Rejects Steve Scalise’s National Reciprocity Push

    02/28/2018 5:11:24 PM PST · by OneVike · 160 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/28/18 | AWR HAWKINS
    President Donald Trump embraced Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) gun control bill but rejected Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-LA) push for national reciprocity during a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers Wednesday afternoon. After listening to Sen Chris Murphy (D-CT), Trump looked at toward the end of the table and asked Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) to detail their gun control bill. The Manchin/Toomey gun control bill is the same universal background check legislation supported by Barack Obama in the wake of the heinous attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School. It the very bill that was defeated in the Democrat-controlled...
  • 120th House District Seat Goes Blue After 40 Years Of Republicans; Phil Young Wins Special Election

    02/28/2018 6:06:53 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Bolstered by an energized base of grassroots activists, Connecticut Democrats on Tuesday picked up a seat in the state House of Representatives that’s been held by Republicans for more than 40 years. Democrat Phil Young, a former member of the town council, beat Republican Bill Cabral in the race to represent the 120th district, which includes most of Stratford. The seat was open because Republican state Rep. Laura Hoydick was elected mayor, resulting in her resignation from the House in early January. Nick Balletto, the chairman of the Connecticut Democratic party, called the win “historic” and said it signifies that...
  • John Kerry has his own Watergate, it's called Lowellgate

    02/13/2004 8:23:21 AM PST · by wolicy_ponk · 14 replies · 422+ views
    Insight ^ | Sept. 2, 2003 | John Pike
    Heard of Watergate? Get ready for Lowellgate. On Sept. 18, 1972, the evening before the primary election during his second attempt for Congress, Kerry's brother Cameron and one Thomas Vallely, both part of his current campaign team, were arrested by Lowell police at 1:40 a.m. and charged with breaking and entering with the intent to commit larceny. The two were apprehended in the basement of a building whose door had been forced open, police said. It housed the headquarters of candidate DiFruscia. The Watergate scandal was making headlines at this time, and it was called the Lowell Watergate. "They wanted...
  • “Collusion against Trump” timeline

    02/24/2018 9:11:00 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | February 23, 2018 | Sharyl Attkisson
    It’s easy to find timelines that detail Trump-Russia collusion developments. Here are links to two of them I recommend:Politifact Russia-Trump timelineWashington Post Russia-Trump timelineOn the other side, evidence has emerged in the past year that makes it clear there were organized efforts to collude against candidate Donald Trump–and then President Trump. For example: Anti-Russian Ukrainians allegedly helped coordinate and execute a campaign against Trump in partnership with the Democratic National Committee and news reporters.A Yemen-born ex-British spy reportedly delivered political opposition research against Trump to reporters, Sen. John McCain, and the FBI; the latter of which used the material–in part–to...
  • Dem Gov. Malloy: ‘Quite Remarkable’ That Europeans Allow Americans to ‘Go to Their Country’

    02/24/2018 6:43:45 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    freebeacon ^ | February 23, 2018 | Paul Crookston
    Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D.) said Friday that America has a "violence culture," and he expressed surprise at the idea that European countries even allow Americans to visit. Malloy, who is the least popular governor in the entire country, has made gun control a central issue of his, co-founding States for Gun Safety to cooperate with other northeastern states to prevent gun violence. MSNBC host Chris Hayes asked Malloy whether the students who have started the "Never Again" movement after the shooting in Parkland, Fla., can sustain pressure on to enact stricter gun laws. "I do. Listen, 25 percent of...
  • Mueller Still Relying on Discredited Steele Dossier

    02/22/2018 11:55:58 AM PST · by mojito · 13 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | 2/22/2018 | Paul Sperry
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing to use a controversial 35-page dossier financed by the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign as a "road map” for investigative leads, sources familiar with his investigation say. Mueller’s team has also used information gleaned from surveillance court-approved wiretaps on former Trump adviser Carter Page that were secured by citing material in the dossier, the sources say. And a detail previously reported last fall – that Mueller’s investigators traveled overseas last year to debrief the dossier’s London-based author, Christopher Steele, a former British spy – takes on a new cast with...
  • Connecticut governor: Shootings are 'coming to your neighborhood'

    02/22/2018 11:53:04 AM PST · by Celerity · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/21/18 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy warned Wednesday that mass shootings are being planned all over the country, and that everyone is likely to be affected as the tragic incidents continue to proliferate. "This is coming to your neighborhood," the Democratic governor said on CNN. "This could affect your grandchild, or your child. You're going to see people in your state killed in restaurants, and movie theaters, and schools, and in churches."
  • Dem Sen. Blumenthal: “I Will Fight” Arming Teachers

    02/21/2018 5:06:30 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 98 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Calling it an “anathema,” Dem Sen. Richard Blumenthal has said “I will fight” the arming of teachers in schools. Appearing on this evening’s Hardball, Blumenthal said: “He [President Trump] seems to be backing the idea of arming teachers and eliminating gun-free zones. That idea has been rejected soundly and consistently by the entire educational community; by teachers, superintendents, principals. Because it makes schools less safe. And it is a non-starter, whether it’s proposed singly or part of any other measure in the United States Senate. I will fight it, because it is an anathema. A dangerous and frightening prospect. But...
  • Ledyard High School Student Arrested for Gun Comment (I could BVuy an AR-15)

    02/21/2018 3:26:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    FOX61 ^ | FEBRUARY 16, 2018 | BOBBY MARTINEZ
    Ledyard police said a 17-year-old high school student has been arrested and charged with threatening and breach of peace. According to a letter from the high school principal, that student made a comment stating “I could buy an AR-15”, the same gun used in the Florida shooting. The principal said the student wasn’t threatening to do harm, but rather was talking about buying guns. The principal said the student does not have access to guns at home.
  • Trump suggests Obama administration should be under investigation for Russian meddling

    02/21/2018 8:01:19 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 115 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Feb 21, 2018 | Sally Persons
    President Trump said Wednesday that the Obama administration should be under investigation for Russian meddling instead of him and his campaign. “Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20th, why aren’t they the subject of the investigation? Why didn’t Obama do something about the meddling? Why aren’t Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions!” Mr. Trumptweeted.
  • Try enforcing existing gun laws before launching new ones

    02/21/2018 8:47:03 AM PST · by Mariner · 11 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | February 21st, 2018 | By Andrew Malcolm
    Here we go again with yet another “national conversation” about guns that is neither a conversation nor national. And not productive. Understandably, as with the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre in 2012, the agonized outcries and visceral fears after the outrageous Broward high school deaths on Feb. 14 erupt from parents who entrust their most prized treasures to a public school. The betrayal is horrendous. The suffering unimaginable. And we flail around trying to find answers for the unimaginable, the inexplicable, the unacceptable. There must be something we can do to prevent such awful events. There is. We could have....
  • How A Plea Reversal From Michael Flynn Could Uncover More Federal Corruption

    02/19/2018 9:52:19 AM PST · by MaxistheBest · 37 replies
    the Federalist ^ | 02/19/2018 | Margot Cleveland
    Did Robert Mueller’s office withhold other evidence in Michael Flynn’s prosecution, either from the FISA court or from Flynn’s attorneys? There is reason to believe so. -------------------------------------------------------- On Friday, Judge Emmet Sullivan issued an order in United States v. Flynn that, while widely unnoticed, reveals something fascinating: A motion by Michael Flynn to withdraw his guilty plea based on government misconduct is likely in the works. Just a week ago, and thus before Sullivan quietly directed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team to provide Flynn’s attorneys “any exculpatory evidence,” Washington Examiner columnist Byron York detailed the oddities of Flynn’s case. The...
  • Gov. Dannel Malloy Offers Plan To Ease Connecticut Tax Burden

    02/05/2018 5:14:16 PM PST · by Pontiac · 37 replies
    WSJ ^ | Feb. 5, 2018 | Joseph De Avila
    Gov. Dannel Malloy on Monday proposed legislation to help Connecticut residents make up for $10 billion in lost federal tax deductions under the recent tax overhaul.His plan aims to assist Connecticut homeowners who face higher federal tax bills because the new law caps state and local tax deductions at $10,000 a year. To get around that cap, Mr. Malloy’s proposal would give towns authority to form charitable organizations that residents can contribute to in exchange for property tax credits.Charitable contributions kept their full deductibility under the tax overhaul.The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut also said in January...