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  • Kamala Harris enters 2020 presidential race

    01/21/2019 7:22:11 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 173 replies
    Washpo ^ | 1-21-2019 | Matt Viser
    en. Kamala D. Harris of California joined the 2020 presidential contest on Monday, thrusting a daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India into the Democratic race two years after she arrived in the Senate. Harris, a 54-year-old former prosecutor raised in a state that has been the crucible of the Trump resistance, expanded a growing field of candidates fighting for the nomination of a party that is increasingly nonwhite and fueled by women alienated by the president. She made the announcement during an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and in a video that her campaign posted online.
  • Educating Illegal Aliens and Their Children Costs L.A. Schools Hundreds of Millions Per Year

    01/19/2019 7:50:59 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | JAN. 18, 2019 2:21 | Joel B. Pollak
    Steven A. Camarota, director of research, at the Center for Immigration Studies, told Breitbart News on Friday that “between one-fifth and one-fourth of the students in LAUSD are the children of illegal immigrants — though most of those were born in the U.S.” He said that a smaller percentage of the students (“in the single digits”) are illegal immigrants themselves. With roughly 700,000 students in the district, at a cost of over $13,000 per student, that means the district could be spending about $1.8 billion annually on educating the children of illegal immigrants. The total annual expenses for the LAUSD...
  • Judicial Watch: Documents Detail Nancy Pelosi’s $185,000 CODEL to Italy and Ukraine in 2015

    01/18/2019 2:37:51 PM PST · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 18, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Total Air Force Expenses $184,587.81(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained documents through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Air Force detailing $134,587.81 plus $50,000 for an advance of funds for an “escort officer” for a total of $184.587.81 for then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) Congressional delegation (CODEL) to Italy and Ukraine in 2015. Judicial Watch filed a December 2015 FOIA lawsuit after the Air Force failed to respond to an August 2015 request ( Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Defense (No 1:15-cv-02236)) for: All records regarding mission taskings of flights escorting...
  • The brazen plot against Trump by the Obama-era FBI and DOJ continues, enabled by a complicit media

    01/14/2019 11:02:21 AM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2019 | Victoria Toensing, Joseph diGenova
    A stench has been emanating from the J. Edgar Hoover Building (FBI headquarters) for over two years. It landed Saturday on the front page of the New York Times in an article citing “former law enforcement officials” claiming they had to deal with “explosive implications” that President Donald Trump was “knowingly” or “unwittingly” working for Russia. Thus, the story goes, there was a basis to begin the Russia collusion investigation. In fact, “The Gray Lady” was covering the derrieres of the Obama administration officials involved in the cabal to frame Trump, who now fear an imminent Special Counsel finding that...
  • Missing: Key Documents About Alleged Misconduct By Robert Mueller’s Lead Prosecutor

    01/14/2019 6:31:00 AM PST · by blueyon · 22 replies
    TheFederalist.com ^ | 01/14/19 | Margot Cleveland
    Andrew Weissmann, the lead prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has a history of questionable conduct. But the full extent of Weissmann’s alleged prosecutorial misconduct is unclear because some of the most serious charges were hidden behind redactions and secreted in sealed court filings. Two months ago I sued to have these records released, but late Friday federal Judge Sim Lake’s case manager confirmed that several of the sought-after documents are missing from the court record. In early November, Houston attorney Kevin Fulton of the Fulton Law Group filed a motion in a Texas federal court to unseal and unredact...
  • Gregg Jarrett: An FBI that is corrupt and dishonest -- Latest reports offer only more proof

    01/14/2019 4:07:15 AM PST · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | January14, 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    Dishonesty and corruption are endemic at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The latest proof comes in a New York Times report that the FBI initiated an investigation in May of 2017 into whether President Donald Trump was serving as a covert Russian agent. The accusation itself was ludicrous on its face. But from a legal standpoint, the FBI's probe constituted an egregious abuse of power. The Bureau had no probable cause, no evidence, and no reasonable suspicions. They investigated Trump because they could. They defied the law, ignored or perverted facts, and debased the integrity of a heretofore-respected law enforcement...
  • Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel won’t go quietly

    01/12/2019 8:00:19 AM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 107 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | JANUARY 11, 2019 07:08 PM, | BY MARTIN VASSOLO AND JULIE K. BROWN
    Flanked by members of a local African-American faith community, a defiant Scott Israel defended himself against allegations of incompetence on Friday and made clear he would fight his suspension on any front necessary — whether before the Florida Senate or in state or federal court. Israel, 62, a two-term Democratic sheriff of Broward County, was suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis three days after the new Republican governor was sworn into office. DeSantis cited a list of failures enumerated by a state panel that investigated BSO’s response to the Feb. 14, 2018, shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
  • Leaked Transcripts from Lisa Page Provide Some Stunning Revelations

    01/11/2019 4:53:55 PM PST · by detective · 32 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 11, 2019 | Sundance
    In the last 24 hours The Epoch Times has become a conduit for leaked information from inside the joint House congressional committee (Oversight/Judiciary) that was investigating DOJ and FBI corruption. The joint House committee previously requested approval from the DOJ and FBI for transcripts of all witness testimony to be released. In response, Deputy FBI Director David Bowditch, citing possible interference with the Mueller investigation, refused to release the transcripts. However, it appears someone from within the committee, likely Mark Meadows, following a pattern previously exclusive to John Solomon (The Hill), is now leaking those witness transcripts to The Epoch...
  • Mugabe Gets Robbed (There's a Punch Line Here, Somewhere...)

    01/10/2019 5:09:37 PM PST · by Kriggerel · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | January 10 2019 | BBC
    Three people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe, accused of stealing a suitcase containing $150,000 (£117,600) of cash from the country's ousted president, Robert Mugabe.Three people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe, accused of stealing a suitcase containing $150,000 (£117,600) of cash from the country's ousted president, Robert Mugabe.
  • PELOSI: Illegals Killing Americans ‘Not a Justification’ for Stricter Border Security Rules

    01/10/2019 12:11:05 PM PST · by blueyon · 86 replies
    BigLeaguePolitics.com ^ | 1/10/19 | Peter D'Abrosca
    At a Thursday morning press conference, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) showed little concern for the fact that illegal aliens crossing the border with impunity might be dangerous for Americans. “Let me just close by saying this: clearly there’s a disparity of shared values in terms of respecting the dignity and worth of everyone – being concerned about every death that happens, uh, because we live in an imperfect world, and that’s very sad,” Pelosi said. “But it is not a justification for having more children die in custody of be separated from their families.”
  • Legal Weed

    01/09/2019 10:03:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 129 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2019 | John Stossel
    Ten states and Washington, D.C., have now legalized adult use of marijuana.Supporters of America's long war on drugs said legalization would create disaster. Has it? No.Colorado and Washington offer the longest points of comparison because weed has been legal in those states now for five years.More people in Colorado tried marijuana after legalization, but that's not a surprise.Colorado's crime rate did rise a bit. But many things influence crime rates. Washington state's violent crime rate rose a little but slightly less than the national average.In California, people I interviewed said legalization made the streets safer. "It's cleaned up the corner,"...
  • Did Ballot-Harvesting By Illegals Flip Elections To Democrats?

    01/09/2019 9:37:09 AM PST · by bitt · 35 replies
    investors.com ^ | 1/8/2019 | admin
    Voter Fraud: Democrats say they oppose President Trump's demand for money to start building a border wall on moral grounds. More likely it's because they know that unchecked immigration — legal or illegal — helps them win elections. If you don't think so, look at what happened in California in the midterms. A recent Los Angeles Times article — titled "How young immigrant 'Dreamers' made flipping control of the House a personal quest" — talked about how those who came to the country illegally as children had been running around California helping otherwise nonvoters fill out ballots. Ballot-Harvesting By 'Dreamers'...
  • Ex-GOP Rep. Ryan Costello joins group pushing carbon tax

    01/07/2019 8:55:11 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/07/19 | Timothy Cama
    Former GOP Rep. Ryan Costello (Pa.) is signing on to work for a group pushing a business-backed proposal to fight climate change with a carbon tax. Costello, less than a week out of the House, announced Monday in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece that he’s the new managing director of Americans for Carbon Dividends. The group is the advocacy affiliate of the Climate Leadership Council, pushing a plan by former GOP Secretaries of State James Baker and George Shultz to tax carbon dioxide emissions and return the money to individuals and families on a quarterly basis. “I understand the...
  • Mugging Taxpayers in the Swamp

    01/05/2019 1:25:35 AM PST · by vannrox · 10 replies
    townhall ^ | Dec 29, 2018 12:01 AM | Peter Ferrara
    The big dollar muggings in Washington these days are not done with pistols. The sophisticated weapons of choice are “sole source contracting,” lobbyists, and insiders. And the victims are not tourists, but taxpayers. Large multinationals game the system using the revolving door between government and the private sector, with the help of aggressive lobbying. There are so many examples, but one is the fourth largest privately- owned company in the United States, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, which originated as one of the biggest accounting companies in America. Today they are masters of the D.C. contracting game with sole source contracting....
  • First on Nancy Pelosi's Agenda: Attacking Free Expression

    01/04/2019 7:32:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 4, 2019 | David Harsanyi
    I have zero interest in financially supporting any politician, much less ones I find morally unpalatable. Yet Democrats want to force me -- and every other American taxpayer -- to contribute, as a matter of public policy, to the campaigns of candidates we disagree with. Believe it or not, this might be an even more dangerous assault on free expression than unpleasant tweets directed at CNN anchors. One of Nancy Pelosi's first projects as the new speaker of the House will be passing a government overhaul of campaign finance and ethics rules that would, among other things, "expand voting rights."...
  • Is Google's Empire Built on Fraud? ~ ( Possible Online Ad Auction Fraud by Google )

    01/03/2019 1:41:38 PM PST · by GraceG · 10 replies
    Misandry Today ^ | 1-2-2018 | Misandry Today
    Video covering how Google auctions off advertising and how their practice of doing so may very be online auction fraud.
  • GOFUNDME is falsely claiming issues with payment processing for WEWILLFUNDTHWALL campaign

    01/03/2019 10:50:23 AM PST · by reluctantwarrior · 83 replies
    self ^ | 01/03/2018 | reluctantwarrior
    I tried to make another donation to the wall GOFUNDME and a pop up said they were having issues with there payment processor. So I tried to donate to my brothers campaign for his medical assistance after a bad auto accident, it went through. So what gives?
  • Congresswoman Hopes Reparations Bill is Path to ‘Repair Some of the Damage’ Caused by Slavery

    01/02/2019 5:51:25 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 103 replies
    PJMedia ^ | 12-30-2019 | By Nicholas Ballasy
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) told PJM that the federal government should conduct a study of reparations for descendants of slaves to be able to determine the best way to “repair some of the damage" that slavery has caused to the African-American community. Jackson Lee became the lead sponsor of H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, after Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) resigned from Congress. The legislation seeks to “address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to...
  • Hutchinson, Kansas, May Be a Corrupt City

    01/02/2019 7:17:37 AM PST · by kathsua · 10 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 01/01/19 | Reasonmclucus
    A skunk may be after my flowers. I used to have a flower garden in my backyard. A few years ago I decided to move my flowers to the front yard so my neighbors could enjoy them. I found that I could keep some them blooming in the winter by surrounding them with water in containers and covering them with transparent tarps. On warm days I uncover them so can enjoy the ones that are still green or even blooming. They often begin growing again in early March so they are doing well by the end of April. A week...
  • Legislators spent big on lavish fundraisers — but gave no grants to students (NY)

    01/01/2019 8:44:21 AM PST · by Salman · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12-20-2018 | Isabel Vincent
    A nonprofit run by state lawmakers to raise scholarship money for needy minority students spends most of the cash on its lavish annual soiree — including $6,000 on limos — and gave out no grants the last two years, The Post has learned. The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators organizes a “Caucus Weekend” — a series of workshops, concerts and parties — in Albany every February for minority members of the Assembly and the Senate. The group charges sponsors up to $50,000 for a chance to party with lawmakers at events that have ­included Grammy...