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  • Report: Social Security managers gambled, watched Packers at Lambeau on taxpayer dime

    02/19/2017 9:44:03 AM PST · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 9 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog.org ^ | 2/15/2017 | M.D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. – The director of a scandal-plagued Social Security Administration hearing office used official leave and sick leave to gamble at an area casino, while a group supervisor got paid a full day’s wage to watch a Green Bay Packers football game. TIME FRAUD: A federal investigation into a Madison Social Security Administration office found the hearing office director used sick leave to gamble at an area casino and another supervisor watched a Green Bay Packers game on the clock, according to a letter from Sen. Ron Johnson. These are just some of the many details about troubling conduct...
  • ICE arrests man who escaped Illinois prison in 2003

    02/19/2017 9:10:42 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    KSL ^ | 2/19/17
    A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta. An ICE spokesman says Jorge Soberanis-Rumaldo was taken into custody Friday as part of an enforcement operation targeting criminal illegal immigrants. Authorities say Soberanis-Rumaldo is a Mexican national who was in the U.S. illegally.
  • Officers Kill Pellet Gun-Wielding Robbery Suspect in Bushwick

    02/19/2017 9:10:39 AM PST · by csvset · 15 replies
    NY1 ^ | 19 feb 2017 | Staff
    Officers Kill Pellet Gun-Wielding Robbery Suspect in Bushwick By NY1 News Updated Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 10:55 AM EST Police responding to a report of an armed robbery at a Brooklyn deli early Sunday morning shot and killed the suspect after he pointed a pellet gun at them. NYPD officials say a 911 call came in shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday reporting an armed robbery at the Garden Deli at the corner of Starr Street and Irving Avenue in Bushwick. Officers arriving on the scene encountered the suspect walking away from the deli, and directed him to stop. Instead...
  • The Vatican's Relations with Islam

    02/19/2017 9:07:55 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 2 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2/19/2017 | Lawrence A Franklin
    They are driving us out of the Middle East," declared Pope Francis on returning from Turkey. ◾"[I]t would be beautiful if all Islamic leaders, whether they are political, religious or academic leaders, would speak out clearly and condemn this because this would help the majority of Muslim people." — Pope Francis, counseling Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. ◾While this welcoming stance is in keeping with the fundamental beliefs of the Catholic faith, the Pope as the "Good Shepherd" has an obligation to protect his flock from the militants among the refugees. ◾Within the Catholic Church, there also exists a sub-dominant...
  • 'Not My President's Day': Thousands Plan Anti-Trump Rallies Across U.S.

    02/19/2017 7:58:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 50 replies
    NBC News via MSN ^ | 2/18/17 | SHIRA TARLO
    Thousands of people nationwide have vowed to spend their Presidents Day Weekend protesting President Donald Trump and his policies at "Not My President's Day" rallies scheduled to take place in at least 25 cities across the country. "President's Day Weekend March and Rally - In support of all Immigrants and Refugees," Dallas In Dallas, nearly 1,000 protesters flooded the streets chanting, "Immigrants are welcome here," and waving placards that read, "She persisted, and so shall we," in reference to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and the line, "Immigrants, we get the job done," from the Broadway musical "Hamilton."
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL student faces charges after 'hurling wooden block at Trump's motorcade'

    02/19/2017 7:51:31 AM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 2/19/17 | ap/ Zoe Szathmary
    A vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a '2x4' The incident happened Friday around 1:45 p.m. in West Palm Beach, Florida Several members of the motorcade returned to the scene after completing the motorcade to look for witnesses and objects along the roadway A child from a local middle school confessed to throwing the wood at the motorcade, and also implicated four additional students
  • CNN’s Don Lemon Walks Off Show After Guest Accuses Him Of Reporting Fake News (VIDEO)

    02/19/2017 7:45:23 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 47 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/18/2017
    CNN has come under heavy fire from many people for reporting fake news including President Trump who called CNN ‘very fake news’ at his last presser. CNN can dish it out, but they can’t take it! After bullying Trump and colluding with Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election cycle they are finally getting a dose of their own medicine.  Of course CNN was blathering on about the cost to keep President Trump safe and how to make it fiscally better for the American people…all of a sudden liberals want to watch pennies and be fiscally responsible. I guess we’ll just...
  • Suspect in RTD station murder known by ICE months before deadly shooting ( Denver )

    02/19/2017 7:30:05 AM PST · by george76 · 10 replies
    Denver 7 ^ | Feb 18, 2017 | Oscar Contreras
    DENVER – One of the teenagers formally charged in connection with a deadly shooting at a Denver light rail station earlier this month was under the watch of U.S. Enforcement and Immigration officials, Denver7 has learned. Ever Valles, 19, a citizen of Mexico, was put on an ICE detainer following an arrest for vehicle theft back in October of 2016, according to an ICE official who spoke with Denver7 Friday evening. ICE will use a detainer to identify people in jail or prison who could be deported. The sole purpose is so law enforcement will notify ICE that a suspect...
  • McCain Warns Suppressing Press ‘Is How Dictators Get Started’

    02/19/2017 6:36:43 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 82 replies
    NBC News ^ | 02/19/17 | CHUCK TODD, PHIL HELSEL and MATT RIVERA
    Republican Sen. John McCain took a veiled swipe at President Donald Trump's attacks on the media, cautioning that suppressing the press "is how dictators get started." McCain, who has broken with Trump on several issues, made the comments in an exclusive interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd, after being asked about the president's condemnation of several media outlets as "fake news" and "an enemy of the American people." "I hate the press. I hate you especially," McCain joked. "But the fact is we need you. We need a free press. We must have it. It's vital."
  • Mike Flynn & FBI Investigation: Bureau Had No Basis for It

    02/19/2017 3:58:51 AM PST · by Godebert · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/18/17 | Andrew McCarthy
    National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was dismissed amid a torrent of mainstream-media reporting and disgraceful government leaks (but I repeat myself). Among the most intriguing was a New York Times report the morning after Flynn’s resignation, explaining that the former three-star Army general and head of the Defense Intelligence Agency was “grilled” by FBI agents “about a phone call he had had with Russia’s ambassador.” No fewer than seven veteran Times reporters contributed to the story, the Gray Lady having dedicated more resources to undermining the Trump administration than the Republican Congress has to advancing Trump’s agenda. Remarkably, none of...
  • 140 Somali refugees settled in US after court suspends ban

    02/19/2017 3:07:27 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 41 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/18/2017 | Robert Spencer
    What could possibly go wrong? In 2016, Somali Muslim migrant Mohammad Barry in February 2016 stabbed multiple patrons at a restaurant owned by an Israeli Arab Christian; Dahir Adan, another Somali Muslim migrant, in October 2016 stabbed mall shoppers in St. Cloud while screaming “Allahu akbar”; and Abdul Razak Artan, yet another Somali Muslim migrant, in November 2016 injured nine people with car and knife attacks at Ohio State University. In Minnesota, a gang of about 30 Somali Muslim “refugees” paraded through an upscale community, threatening residents with rape. Also in Minneapolis, a Somali Muslim raped a woman on...
  • Trump motorcade hit by 2×4, 5 students face charges

    02/19/2017 2:32:45 AM PST · by GonzoII · 61 replies
    AP/WFLA ^ | February 19, 2017
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump’s motorcade was struck by a “2×4” and five middle school students are now facing charges. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said in a statement Saturday that the incident happened Friday around 1:45 p.m. Officers assisting the U.S. Secret Service reported that a vehicle in the motorcade had been struck by what was believed to be a small, hard object. Several members of the motorcade returned to the scene after completing the motorcade to look for witnesses and objects along the roadway.
  • Sweden Accepted 162k Refugees in 2015. Guess How Many Have Jobs

    02/19/2017 2:23:30 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 11 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 2/17/2017 | Daniel Lang
    When it comes to the migrant crisis in Europe, the two most important questions that need to be asked is, will these refugees ever return to their homelands, and if not, will they ever be able to function in European societies? So far, the answer to the latter of those two questions is a hard no. Take Sweden for instance; a country that on a per capita basis, has probably taken in more refugees than any other European nation. In 2015 alone, they brought in 162,000 refugees. Now if these people were making assimilating into Sweden, you would see thousands...
  • Obama’s Welfare Leeches PISSED After Trump Stops Their Favorite FREEBIE

    02/19/2017 2:11:40 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 69 replies
    Angry Patriot Movement ^ | 2/18/2017 | Staff
    It’s not a secret that many people in America were able to slack off and not put in any effort when Obama was in the White House, but that’s all over now. Ajit Pai is the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and he is telling these lazy Americans that enough is enough. Pai is going to be cutting fraud out of the abused Obamaphone program. The liberals, like this woman, are sure to lose their minds. (Watch video at link) Fraud was a beast that ran wild in Obama’s America. Welfare, food stamps, and healthcare were vastly...
  • Germany's Migrant Rape Crisis: January 2017

    02/19/2017 1:31:19 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 13 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2/13/2017 | Soeren Kern
    Tolerating a "rape culture" to sustain a politically correct stance on mass migration ◾The actual number of migrant-related sex crimes in Germany is at least two or three times higher than the official number. Only 10% of the sex crimes committed in Germany appear in the official statistics. — André Schulz, head of the Criminal Police Association. ◾An even more toxic practice is for police deliberately to omit any references to migrants in crime reports. This lapse makes it impossible for German citizens to understand the true scale of the migrant crime problem. ◾City police asked German media to delete...
  • Regional killings soar past 100, reach highest level in decade (Richmond, Virginia area)

    02/19/2017 12:50:49 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | February 18, 2017 | Mark Bowes
    Killings across the Richmond region soared in 2016 to the highest level in more than a decade, with African-Americans suffering the greatest loss of life at 81 percent of all victims. Homicides in the region’s four cities, three towns and 16 counties with a collective population of 1.26 million jumped 24 percent, from 98 in 2015 to 124 last year — the highest tally since 2005, when 132 killings occurred, according to a Richmond Times-Dispatch analysis of regional homicide data. The distressing loss of black lives continued at a disproportionately high pace in 2016, with 101 of the 124 victims,...
  • Why Calling Islam “Radical” Isn’t Enough and What Hitler and Islam Have in Common

    02/18/2017 8:15:50 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    iPatriot ^ | February 18, 2017 | Kimberly Whitford
    Wait a minute. That’s not how the lyrics are supposed to go. It’s… “Five foot two, eyes of blue…but oh, what those five foot could do… has anybody seen my girl?” (Shane Fenton and The Fentones). Evidently Egyptian student Sayid Qutib saw too much of that gal and what those five feet could do when he walked into an American church dance in 1949. He wrote about the “animal-like mixing of the sexes,” to the American hit tune of “Baby it’s cold outside”… and was so disgusted by what he saw that he went on to write 24 books. He...
  • Questions remain following raid of Manchester alderman's home, businesses

    02/18/2017 6:59:55 PM PST · by Fedora · 6 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | 02/15/2017 | Michael Cousineau
    MANCHESTER — A day after authorities searched the home and businesses of Ward 8 Alderman Thomas Katsiantonis as part of a criminal financial investigation, the city’s mayor said he was monitoring developments. . .Federal and state investigators searched Katsiantonis’ home and two restaurants he owns, but authorities wouldn’t say whether the alderman, who also is a state representative, is a target of their months-long investigation. A decision on whether to file charges against anyone is likely months away. . .Katsiantonis, a Democrat, has served as an alderman since 2011 and before that as a school board member. . .Katsiantonis is...
  • Far-right leader Geert Wilders calls Moroccan migrants ‘scum’

    02/18/2017 6:18:23 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 16 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 2-18-2017 | Robin McKie
    Mr Wilders called his campaign “historic” and, in an echo of Donald Trump's successful US election campaign, asked his voters to “make the Netherlands ours again”. He reiterated a controversial statement on Moroccan immigrants to the Netherlands, calling them “Moroccan scum” – a subtle variation on the “fewer, fewer Moroccans” chant that saw him convicted of inciting discrimination late last year. “Once again not all are scum but there is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who makes the streets unsafe, mostly young people,” he said. “If you want to regain your country, if you want to make the...
  • Tucson mayor carjacked at gunpoint in midtown

    02/18/2017 6:08:16 PM PST · by Historix · 60 replies
    Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was carjacked at gunpoint in midtown Saturday morning, officials said. Shortly before 11 a.m., the mayor was leaving his home when he was greeted by a man holding a pistol, who demanded to know where his car was parked, Rothschild told the Star. Rothschild said that he pointed to his city-owned Toyota Prius and the man demanded he hand over the keys. The mayor complied, and the suspect left the scene in the Prius. Rothschild, who did not have a security detail with him when the incident occurred, was not injured and says he's doing fine....
  • Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants

    02/18/2017 5:56:55 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 18, 2017 | David Nakamura
    Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly has signed sweeping new guidelines that empower federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants inside the United States and at the border. In a pair of memos, Kelly offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of immigrants who are prioritized for removal, speed up deportation hearings and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests. The new directives would supersede nearly all of those issued under previous administrations, Kelly said, including measures from President Barack Obama aimed at focusing deportations...
  • ICE: Yes, 75 Percent Of Illegal Immigrants We Arrested Have Criminal Records

    02/18/2017 4:27:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 18, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Over the past couple of days, immigration enforcement agents have round up almost 700 illegal aliens—75 percent of which had criminal records. Rep. Nancy Pelosi disputed the claim, but Immigration and Customs Enforcement also confirmed the figure released by the Department of Homeland Security. IJ Review’s Joe Perticone had more: The claim that an overwhelming majority of immigrants targeted in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids last week were convicted criminals is correct and backed by hard numbers, despite skepticism from House Democrats. […]Independent Journal Review obtained a copy of the list of various criminal offenses provided to the members...
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury Thinks We’re All Fascists.

    02/18/2017 4:08:22 PM PST · by smartyaz · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/15/17 | James Delingpole
    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has suggested that the people who voted for Donald Trump and Brexit are a bunch of fascists. It’s always nice when someone of such eminent ecclesiastical authority confirms from on high something which many of us long suspected: that the Establishment really just does not have a f###ing clue – and that that’s why we were so right to vote for Trump and Brexit. If Welby had wanted to play a clever game, what he would have done in his speech to the General Synod is keep resolutely schtum about his position on contentious...
  • Weekly Update: Another Email Scandal

    02/18/2017 1:44:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 17, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    Hillary Clinton, The “Insider Threat” Another Obama Administration Email Scandal – At Homeland Security Top Obama Official Admitted Benghazi Had Nothing to Do With Protests JW Expert Panel: Voter Fraud Is Real The “Soft Coup” Continues Hillary Clinton, The “Insider Threat” You don’t have to take my word for it that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s sloppy email practices were an egregious breech of national security. An expert in the Department of Defense thought so as well. This week we released a U.S. Department of the Army OpSec (Operational Security) PowerPoint presentation that depicts Clinton as an example...
  • Judicial Watch Planning to Sue FBI, NSA, CIA for Flynn Records

    02/18/2017 1:14:30 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-16-2017 | Kristina Wong
    Conservative foundation Judicial Watch is planning to sue several government agencies if they do not hand over records related to the wiretapping of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The group filed Freedom of Information Act requests for the records weeks ago but are planning to sue by next week for the records if they do not receive anything by then. Judicial Watch filed the requests with the FBI, NSA, CIA, and Treasury Department, according to the group’s Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell. The group is aiming to find out whether there was ever a warrant allowing the...
  • Lynch’s Doubling of False Claims Act Fines Could Be Bonanza for Trial Lawyers

    02/18/2017 12:02:03 PM PST · by ColdOne · 23 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 2/17/17 | Joe Schoffstall
    Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed a final rule shortly before leaving her post that will effectively double penalties under the False Claims Act, which could stand to benefit trial lawyers, who overwhelmingly contribute campaign funds to Democrats. Lynch, the attorney general under former President Barack Obama, signed the rule on January 13. It doubles penalties under the False Claims Act, the main tool used by the government to combat fraud from persons or companies. Under the 2015 Bipartisan Budget Act, it was required for Lynch's Justice Department to make annual inflation adjustments for civil penalties. Additionally, the department had...
  • Drain the Real Swamp: Academia

    02/18/2017 11:46:36 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 33 replies
    ricochet ^ | February 16, 2017 | Marvin Folkertsma
    The “swamp” in question of course is Washington DC, but also includes much of the bureaucracy, judiciary, and cultural command posts of the country, such as the media and entertainment industries. The tributaries comprise America’s educational system, long dominated by the radical left and protected by tenure and union power. It is this ideological effluent center that has done so much to poison the discourse of American politics, smearing every institution that contributed to the country’s greatness, and radiating hatred of all things most citizens hold dear—family, patriotism, free enterprise, free speech, freedom of religion, the Bill of Rights generally,...
  • AP Exclusive: Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly

    02/18/2017 11:17:00 AM PST · by bgill · 33 replies
    Chron ^ | Feb. 18, 2017 | David Saleh Rauf
    Texas election officials have acknowledged that hundreds of people were allowed to bypass the state's toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law and improperly cast ballots in the November presidential election by signing a sworn statement instead of showing a photo ID. The chief election officers in two of the state's largest counties are now considering whether to refer cases to local prosecutors for potential perjury charges or violations of election law. Officials in many other areas say they will simply let the mistakes go, citing widespread confusion among poll workers and voters..."We don't consider it something that we want to go out...
  • Suspect accused of kidnapping, drugging woman and taking her to Juarez over Muslim shaming

    02/18/2017 10:39:18 AM PST · by simpson96 · 7 replies
    KFOXtv.com ^ | 2/17/2017 | Jessica Gonzalez
    EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) A woman described as a “Mexican Muslim” was arrested in west El Paso, suspected of kidnapping a woman who she said brought shame to the Muslim community, according to court documents. (snip) According to court documents, Taha broke into the woman’s home on Monday around 3 a.m. The woman said Taha woke her up and tried to hold her down on the bed and cover her mouth with tape. AFA told investigators she tried to scream for help twice but no one in the home heard her. (snip) The woman walked barefoot out of the home...
  • A quarter of all AISD students were absent on ‘Day Without Immigrants’ (Austin, TX)

    02/18/2017 10:33:01 AM PST · by bgill · 16 replies
    Feb. 17, 2017 | Andy Jechow
    Exactly 20,008 students were absent in the school district Thursday, compared to only 4,216 the previous day. AISD says they have 83,591 students in 130 schools — that’s almost 24 percent of their students marked as absent...Pflugerville ISD say they experienced a higher than normal number of absences Thursday. While they are still gathering their attendance data, only a handful of schools had attendance below 70 percent. Friday, students in Manor walked out of classes and caused traffic delays while protesting on US 290. The district said around 50 students at Manor High School were part of the protest; no...
  • Hundreds of Texans may have voted improperly in November election, AP finds

    02/18/2017 10:32:57 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 20 replies
    An ...analysis of roughly 13,500 affidavits submitted in Texas' largest counties found at least 500 instances in which voters were allowed to get around the law by signing an affidavit and never showing a photo ID, despite indicating that they possessed one.... One affidavit from Hidalgo County, along the Texas-Mexico border, read: "Did not want to 'pander' to government requirement." In Tarrant County, an election judge noted on an affidavit: "Had photo ID but refused to show it."
  • Increased ICE arrests could benefit for-profit detention center companies

    02/18/2017 10:11:40 AM PST · by bgill · 9 replies
    CBS Austin ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | Jordan Bontke|
    Weeks following Election Day, stocks for two of the biggest for-profits detention center companies, GEO and CoreCivic, increased between 20 and 40 percent. Libal attributes the rising stock to President Trump’s tough enforcement of immigration laws. “That’s because investors believe that Donald Trump is going to increase deportation and detention of immigrants,” he said. “The longer someone sits at a detention center, the more money the private prison corporation makes.”
  • Eight people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada

    02/18/2017 10:01:23 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 53 replies
    Reuters ^ | 18 Feb 17 | Christina Muschi
    Eight asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene. As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer seized their passports and questioned a man in the front passenger seat of a taxi that had pulled up to the border in Champlain, New York, four adults and four young children fled the cab and ran to Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the other side. One by one they scrambled across the snowy gully separating the two countries. RCMP...
  • Secretary Rex Tillerson Begins Deconstructing 7th Floor “Shadow Government” at Dept of State…

    02/18/2017 10:00:11 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 23 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | Sundance
    The term “shadow government” is not a construct of critics; it’s actually the term the professional bureaucrats within the 7th floor of the Washington DC based Department of State gave to themselves. The career political operatives who reign within the State Department openly view themselves as a distinctly separate state governing authority, with no attachment to the policies or objectives of the United States presidency or any mere elected official therein.
  • Company fires 18 employees after they participated in 'A Day Without Immigrants'

    02/18/2017 9:56:51 AM PST · by PROCON · 44 replies
    thedenverchannel.com ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | WTVF Web Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A total of 18 people were fired from a Tennessee business after joining the nation-wide protest "A Day Without Immigrants." The 18 employees at Bradley Coatings, Incorporated in Nolensville, Tennessee told their supervisors on Wednesday they'd be taking part in the nationwide movement. Then, on Thursday, they were told they no longer had jobs. "We are the team leaders directly under the supervisors and they informed us last night that we could not go back to work and the boss said we were fired," one employee said. The former employee asked to remain anonymous but had this...
  • Lawmakers probe US funding for Soros groups, left-wing causes in Europe

    02/18/2017 9:38:36 AM PST · by nhwingut · 25 replies
    FOX News ^ | 02/17/2017 | Adam Shaw
    George Soros' alleged meddling in European politics has caught the attention of Congress. Concerns about Soros' involvement most recently were raised by the Hungarian prime minister, who last week lashed out at the Soros "empire" and accused it of deploying "tons of money and international heavy artillery." But days earlier, Republican lawmakers in Washington started asking questions about whether U.S. tax dollars also were being used to fund Soros projects in the small, conservative-led country of Macedonia.
  • Jeff Sessions' team takes over Washington

    02/18/2017 9:26:07 AM PST · by nhwingut · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/17/2017 | Tal Kopan
    With the ascension of former Sen. Jeff Sessions to attorney general and several of his former staff installed at the White House and federal agencies, immigration policy experts are sensing a sea change in Washington. Advocates and policy staff of both parties half-jokingly refer to the "Sessions cabal" that has now found power in President Donald Trump's Washington -- a group that for years has found itself outside the mainstream on immigration policy in Washington and faced ire from their Republican and Democratic colleagues for what one sparring partner called "strident" positions.
  • (1994) Glow Dust To Tag Illegal Immigrants? (brilliant idea from Dr. Bill Watternburg)

    02/18/2017 9:20:26 AM PST · by doug from upland · 14 replies
    seattletimes ^ | 1994 | Rotella (sounds like a food product)
    In a proposal likely to add to the angry debate about illegal immigration in California, a well-known scientist is calling for the U.S. Border Patrol to sprinkle fluorescent dust at the U.S.-Mexico border in order to track down illegal border-crossers. The low-cost, low-tech plan would improve border enforcement dramatically and pose no danger to people "tagged" by the glowing dust, according to an article in today's edition of Science magazine. "Twilight Zone" feeling But the somewhat surreal, politically charged image of the U.S. government exposing illegal immigrants to chemicals, then tracking them down with lasers and ultraviolet lights provoked criticism...
  • Few Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies

    02/18/2017 7:39:31 AM PST · by Cheerio · 29 replies
    Polizette ^ | 17 Feb 2017 | Brendan Kirby
    Union leader says some stations continue to follow Obama 'catch and release' directives Some border patrol stations have been slow to carry out President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement executive order and instead have continued former President Barack Obama’s “catch-and-release” policies, according to a union official. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, told LifeZette that he raised concerns Thursday with U.S. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello. He said he is confident that issue soon will be corrected. But Judd said as recently as Thursday, some border patrol stations were still releasing border-jumpers, often without even issuing notices to...
  • State trooper in hot water over calling ICE

    02/18/2017 6:33:48 AM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/17/17 | Jeremy Lott
    A politician in Washington state wants to know why cooperating with federal immigration authorities landed a state trooper in hot water. Steve O'Ban, R, a state senator from Tacoma, Wa., sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, D, Friday expressing "serious concerns" over an administrative review the Washington State Patrol may be undertaking at the governor's request. An unnamed state trooper is being grilled for telling Immigration and Customs Enforcement about one of their suspects last week, wanted on a felony warrant and found after a traffic accident on I-5. That man is Armando Chavez Corona, who ICE says was...
  • Fox Comedy 'The Mick' Features Underage Boys In Tub Prepping For Threesome

    02/18/2017 5:55:25 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 23 replies
    Information Liberation ^ | 2/16/2017 | Chris Menahan
    In the latest episode of Fox's "The Mick" which aired Tuesday, two underage boys are seen sitting naked in a bathtub together while waiting for another underage girl to have a threesome. From NewsBusters: What a pleasant scene to end another Valentine’s Day with: minors possibly having a threesome. Forget the flowers. Forget the chocolates. Forget all that sentimental notion of finding that special person who can love and cherish you. No, the Fox comedy The Mick’s implication of two underage boys in a bathtub waiting for an older girl is something that will stick with me, whether I...
  • Pablo Escobar’s Son Reveals His Dad “Worked for the CIA Selling Cocaine” — Media Silent

    02/18/2017 5:38:50 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 44 replies
    Free Thought Project ^ | 2/17/2017 | Claire Bernish
    Juan Pablo Escobar Henao, son of notorious Medellín cartel drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar, now says his father “worked for the CIA.” In a new book, “Pablo Escobar In Fraganti,” Escobar, who lives under the pseudonym, Juan Sebastián Marroquín, explains his “father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” “The drug business is very different than what we dreamed,” he continues. “What the CIA was doing was buying the controls to get the drug into their country and getting a wonderful deal.” “He did not make the money alone,” Marroquín elaborated in an...
  • 71 Year-Old Female GOP Staffer KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS by Far Left Protesters

    02/18/2017 5:30:14 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 22 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 2/17/2017 | Liberal Lunacy Staff
    A 71 year-old female staffer for Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) was knocked unconscious by far left protesters at his office on Valentine’s Day. CBS Los Angeles reported: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher says a 71-year-old staffer at his Huntington Beach office was knocked unconscious during a protest, but the protestors say they were delivering Valentine’s Day cards. The “assault” on Rohrabacher’s district director, Kathleen Staunton, happened Tuesday afternoon during a protest by a group calling themselves Indivisible OC. Police confirmed they were called to the scene, but made no arrests. Staunton was trying to exit through the front door of Rohrabacher’s office...
  • Green Card Holder Deported for Illegal Voting (Bloomberg)

    02/18/2017 5:25:54 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 49 replies
    Bloomberg | Feb 17, 2017
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  • The Great Wailing.

    02/18/2017 5:12:04 AM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 18FEB17 | Authored by Bonner & Partners' Bill Bonner, annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum,
    The Great Wailing by Tyler Durden Feb 17, 2017 9:40 PM 0 SHARES Authored by Bonner & Partners' Bill Bonner, annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum,Regret and Suffering BALTIMORE – Victoribus spolia…So far, the most satisfying thing about the Trump win has been the howls and whines coming from the establishment. Each appointment – some good, some bad from our perspective – has brought forth such heavy lamentations. Oh no! Alaric the Visigoth is here! Hide the women and children! And don’t forget the vestal virgins, if you can find any… You’d think Washington had been invaded by Goths, now raping the vestal virgins...
  • WATCH: Migrant Cuts in Line and Calls Lady ‘Whore’ — He Messed with the Wrong Customer!

    02/18/2017 4:54:48 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 48 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 2/17/2017 | Angry Patriot Movement Staff
    A Muslim migrant in Sweden thought he could just push past people he believed inferior to him, but he got a rude wake-up call from this woman who refused to back down! This man tried to cut in line at a fast food restaurant, telling the woman to “shut up, you f***ing whore” before trying to order, but this woman makes it crystal clear she’s not going to let him stomp all over her and tells him to get lost and go back to his own country. (Watch video at link) Sweden has been a hot spot for many migrant-related...
  • Jury of 12 plus four alternates selected for second Oregon standoff trial (AG SESSIONS ROLE?)

    02/18/2017 4:03:21 AM PST · by Nextrush
    OregonLive ^ | 2/15/2017 | Maxine Bernstein
    A jury of seven women and five men, plus four alternates, will return to court next week for opening statements... Opening statements in the trial, expected to last up to four week, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Jason Patrick, Duane Ehmer, Jake Ryan and Darryl Thorn are charged with conspiring to impede federal employees from doing their work at the refuge through intimidation, threats or force. Patrick, Ryan and Thorn also face weapons charges, and Ehmer and Ryan are accused of digging trenches on government property with a refuge excavator. The jurors will return verdicts on those felony charges,...
  • Thug Pulls Out Rifle – Threatens Trump Supporter For Having MAGA Flag (VIDEO)

    02/17/2017 8:29:47 PM PST · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | February 16, 2017 | Cristina Laila
    A video has surfaced of a thug yelling at a Trump supporter for having a MAGA flag on his truck before he pulls out a rifle. It was posted to Facebook under the name ‘Neal YsdalHothead Norles’ and has since been removed. "Thug: “Hey boy, you voted for Trump?” Man: “Yes, I did vote for Trump” Thug: “Oh ya, that’s how you feel? That’s how you feel? Deport all of us huh? You want us deported back over there or somethin?” Man: “No” Thug: “We don’t like that sh*t! You gotta take that sh*t off your truck bro!” The thug...
  • Nearly 2 Million Non-Citizen Hispanics Illegally Registered To Vote [Felony Crime]

    02/17/2017 7:13:01 PM PST · by Steelfish · 84 replies
    The WashingtonTimes ^ | February 15, 2017 | Rowan Scarborough
    Nearly 2 Million Non-Citizen Hispanics Illegally Registered To Vote By Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 15, 2017. A large number of non-citizen Hispanics, as many as 2 million, were illegally registered to vote in the U.S., according to a nationwide poll. The National Hispanic Survey provides additional evidence for use by anti-voter fraud conservatives and bolsters an analysis by professors at Old Dominion University who say non-citizens registered and voted in potentially large numbers. President Trump has announced he will appoint a task force on voter fraud headed by Vice President Mike Pence. He says he...
  • UC Police ask community for help with Milo Yiannopoulos protest investigation (with photos)

    02/17/2017 6:47:57 PM PST · by SSS Two · 31 replies
    Berkeleyside ^ | Feb. 17, 2017, 12:23 p.m. | Tracey Taylor
    The UC Police Department is asking the community for help with its investigation into the Feb. 1 protest on campus triggered by the slated appearance of far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. The protest, which began peacefully, turned violent when it was disrupted by 100-150 mostly black-clad agitators. An estimated $600,000 worth of damage was done on campus and in downtown Berkeley, and several people sustained injuries. In an alert sent out Friday morning, UCPD published photos of 21 individual protesters it believes are suspects, as well as four photos of groups of people (view photos). It is asking that the community...