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    05/25/2018 7:57:19 PM PDT · by bitt · 60 replies
    NEWSWEEK ^ | 11/20/2017 | MELINA DELKIC
    The U.S. government once wanted to plan false flag attacks with Soviet aircraft to justify war with the USSR or its allies, newly declassified documents surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy show. In a three-page memo, members of the National Security Council wrote, "There is a possibility that such aircraft could be used in a deception operation designed to confuse enemy planes in the air, to launch a surprise attack against enemy installations or in a provocation operation in which Soviet aircraft would appear to attack US or friendly installations to provide an excuse for U.S. intervention." The...
  • Record drug bust finds enough fentanyl to kill 26M people

    05/25/2018 6:21:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 57 replies
    ABC News/AP ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018 | AP
    <p>The Nebraska State Patrol says the nearly 120 pounds of suspected cocaine and fentanyl that troopers seized last month turned out to be all fentanyl, a deadly opioid that federal officials blame for thousands of deaths nationwide.</p> <p>The patrol says the stash was a record fentanyl seizure in Nebraska and estimates the drugs may have been worth up to $20 million on the street. The Drug Enforcement Administration says just 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be lethal. The fentanyl seized was enough to kill 26 million people, according to DEA estimates.</p>
  • I’m A Democrat, And The Left’s Russia Gaslighting Scares Me More Than Trump Does

    05/25/2018 6:20:16 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 24 May 2018 | Saritha Prabhu
    My fellow Democrats are increasingly becoming the kind of low-information voters they despise and think are only on the other side. I am an ordinary voter living far from the Beltway who feels gaslighted by our political and media establishments regarding the Russia investigation. Our current Yanny versus Laurel political moment is probably confusing even for professional political commentators. But for ordinary Americans it is a bewildering, disorienting spectacle. Which is it: Is Donald Trump a threat to the republic, or is the deep state the threat? Was the Russia investigation legit, or was it concocted by an out-of-control Federal...
  • Hillary Clinton Dons Heavy Coat and Scarf in Sweltering 90° Boston Heat

    05/25/2018 5:51:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 129 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 25, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    What is Hillary Clinton hiding? On Friday, Hillary Clinton stepped out into the sweltering Boston, MA heat in a heavy coat and scarf. ... The Attorney General of Massachusetts, Maura Healey posted the photo of Hillary in the sweltering heat ... Hillary Clinton has been spotted many times recently wearing a heavy coat and scarf strategically placed to hide what appears to be a back brace. ... What is wrong with Hillary?
  • MS-13 suspect who allegedly killed man, burned body entered US as 'unaccompanied alien child'

    05/25/2018 5:44:34 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 24, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    Walker County, Texas, officials issued a warrant for Platero-Rodriguez's arrest for homicide by firearm in the death of a man in the Houston area earlier this year. The suspected gang member was found with a 9 mm pistol, which the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday could have been the weapon used in the Texas murder. Officials said the suspect killed the man, put his body in the trunk of the vehicle and poured gasoline on it before setting the vehicle on fire. He then apparently fled to South Carolina. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told Fox News that...
  • The IG report is our best shot at the truth about Hillary's emails (and it could be explosive)

    05/25/2018 5:42:01 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 25 May 2018 | Jason Chaffetz
    Hawaii isn’t the only place bracing for a major eruption at any time. Washington awaits the explosive release of a highly anticipated report from the Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) on its examination of the FBI’s highly questionable investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server to handle her State Department emails when she was secretary of state. The new OIG report, expected to be released within days, could unleash serious consequences for senior-level Justice Department and FBI officials who served during the Obama presidency. Given the tools available to the OIG and the credibility of Justice...
  • Giuliani says WH wants briefing on classified meeting, thinks it could end Mueller probe (Updated)

    05/25/2018 4:23:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 25, 2018 | John Bowden
    Rudy Giuliani said Friday that the White House wants a classified briefing with the details shared with lawmakers this week on the origin of the FBI's Russia investigation, and hopes to use that information to justify ending Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation. In an interview with The Associated Press, the former New York City mayor said that the White House wants a readout of the information presented to lawmakers, particularly on the FBI's use of Stefan Halper, an informant who contacted several members of the Trump campaign. “If the spying was inappropriate, that means we may have an entirely illegitimate...
  • OKC restaurant shooter posts chilling YouTube videos

    05/25/2018 3:57:57 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 26 replies
    KJRH ^ | May 25, 2018 | KJRH
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Police say, Alexander Tilghman, 28-years-old of Oklahoma City, opened fire Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Louie's restaurant on Lake Hefner. Opening a YouTube page in April, Tilghman posted disturbing videos. In one video, Tilghman shot "demonic birds" in a WalMart parking lot. Tilghman said the birds were "demons, not possessed." In another video, Tilghman posted about "demons at Penn Square Mall." At the end of the video, Tilghman is confronted by security guards, who Tilghman called "demon security guards" who were demons "by looking into their eyes." Tilghman, police said, shot three people before two Good...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Mother of Evicted Millennial's 8-year-old Son breaks her Silence Saying She's [Trunc]

    05/25/2018 3:36:11 PM PDT · by Cecily · 45 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | May 25, 2018 | Martin Gould
    The mother of failure-to-launch millennial Michael Rotondo's 8-year-old son fears the decision to kick his father out of his parents' home will send him off the rails, she told in an exclusive interview. Rotondo's mental condition could deteriorate when he has to fend for himself, she predicted. 'He was kind of safe with his parents but a lot has changed for him and this will be another big change. I don't think he will be able to cope with it,' the 33-year-old mom said. The woman, who works in the beauty business, agreed to speak exclusively to on...
  • Environmental red tape stalls border agents trying to fill drug-smuggler tunnels

    05/25/2018 2:08:57 PM PDT · by BBell · 37 replies ^ | 5/25/18 | Alex Pappas
    Environmental red tape is causing “long delays” for border agents as they try to fill tunnels used to smuggle people and dangerous drugs into the U.S. from Mexico, according to border officials and Republican lawmakers who have discussed the problem with agents. Frustrated agents complain the lengthy federal review process can stall critical tunnel-plugging efforts for months after passageways are first discovered. The tunnels are being used to move people, illegal drugs and even fake pharmaceuticals. But regulations stemming from laws like the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act are putting "remediation"...
  • Fmr. DOJ Official: DOJ, FBI Illegally Withholding Investigation Info; ‘What Are They Trying to Hide?

    05/25/2018 12:30:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    CNSNews ^ | May 25, 2018 | Craig Bannister
    3.43min video at link. Hans Von Spakovsky (Screenshot) Former Justice Department (DOJ) official Hans Von Spakovsky says it’s illegal and unconstitutional for the DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to refuse to provide President Donald Trump and Congress with details of their Trump-Russia investigation’s use of a spy in Trump’s presidential campaign. As the nation’s top law enforcement officer, Trump – and anyone working for him - have the indisputable right to anything they want to know about the Russia-Collusion investigation, Spakovsky explained in a Fox News interview Friday morning: “The president is the chief law enforcement officer of...
  • Congressional Democrats vow to end 'culture of corruption' in Washington

    05/25/2018 12:27:21 PM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies ^ | May 21, 2018 | Seth McLaughlin
    Congressional Democrats unveiled another part of their anti-Trump 2018 campaign platform Monday, proposing tightening campaign finance and ethics laws they said have been exposed as too weak after they failed to snare President Trump. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, said the effort is needed to combat “one of the most compromised, corrupt administrations in history.” “Instead of delivering on his promise to drain the swamp, President Trump has become the swamp,” Mrs. Pelosi said on the steps of the Capitol. “Republicans and the White House are cravenly beholden to big money interest and the American people are paying...
  • How The Code Name ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Undermines The FBI’s Russia Story

    05/25/2018 11:33:24 AM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 25 May 2018 | Lee Smith
    The New York Times’ 4,000-word report last week on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign’s possible ties to Russia revealed for the first time that the investigation was called “Crossfire Hurricane.” snip The answer may be found in the 1986 Penny Marshall film named after the song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” In the Cold War-era comedy, a quirky bank officer played by Whoopi Goldberg comes to the aid of Jonathan Pryce, who plays a British spy being chased by the KGB. The code name “Crossfire Hurricane” is therefore most likely a reference to the former British...
  • De Blasio: Trump Is Using MS-13 ‘to Paint Latinos as Dangerous’

    05/25/2018 10:47:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 62 replies
    breitbart ^ | PAM KEY
    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said President Donald Trump was using MS-13 “to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country.” De Blasio said, “Let’s talk about the speech in Long Island. That was painful. I went over the transcript again because I couldn’t believe it. It’s not about MS-13. It’s about an attempt to paint Latinos as dangerous in our country. Our police department rejects that. We became the safest big city in America because we worked with immigrant communities, they helped police make the city the safest big city in America....
  • Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

    05/25/2018 10:21:30 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 13 replies
    Tribune-Review (Suburban Pittsburgh) ^ | Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:48 a.m. | AP Wire
    <p>HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it.</p> <p>Superior Court, on Friday, rejected arguments made by Kane, a Democrat sentenced in 2016 to 10 to 23 months but out on bail.</p>
  • Rape victim awarded $1 billion in historic jury verdict

    05/25/2018 9:43:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 86 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/25/2018 | Natalie O'Neill
    A Georgia rape victim was awarded $1 billion in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever handed down in an American assault case, according to reports Friday. “It’s one of the biggest victories for women in the United States,” Chris Stewart, a lawyer for victim Hope Cheston, said at a press conference. “They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us,” he said, according to the local station Cheston was 14 years old and visiting a friend October 2012 when she was attacked...
  • 2 in critical condition, one in custody after shooting at Indiana [middle] school

    05/25/2018 8:05:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies ^ | 05/25/2018 | Staff
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- Two people are in critical condition and a shooter is in custody after a shooting inside of Noblesville West Middle School. Police are reporting that the situation has been contained. Police are on scene and a SWAT team is sweeping the building. The school is on lockdown. Officials are requesting more medical help on the scene. One victim is a 13-year-old girl. One victim is an adult. Both victims are heading to IU Health Methodist hospital. Families have been notified. One student told News 8 that he heard several shots fired but did not know if...
  • CIA or CNN? The Media Deep State’s Echo Chamber - Greenfield

    05/25/2018 7:43:50 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 29 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | May 25, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    CIA or CNN? The Media Deep State’s Echo Chamber Will the media ever be held accountable for conspiring against America? May 25, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Spygate began with the Clinton campaign. It ended with informants and eavesdropping on the Trump campaign. Clinton opposition research morphed into an endless investigation of her opponent. The Clinton campaign and its opposition research were the starting point of Spygate. And Mueller’s hound dog face scowling from a thousand CNN screens...
  • FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Truvada to Lower Risk of HIV in Adolescents

    05/25/2018 7:22:36 AM PDT · by fwdude · 18 replies
    MD Magazine ^ | May 15, 2018 | Jenna Payesko
    Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved once-daily oral emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg (Truvada) in combination with safe sex practices, to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV-1 in at-risk adolescents. (snip) The addition of the adolescent indication is backed by a single-arm, open-label clinical trial, ATN113, conducted in HIV-negative individuals 15–17 years old by the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/Aids. [emphasis added] (snip) In the study, 61 HIV-1 negative young men who have sex with men, 15–17 years old, received Truvada once daily for PrEP.
  • San Antonio man’s retrial in beating, dismemberment case begins today

    05/25/2018 7:13:55 AM PDT · by bgill · 17 replies
    mysa ^ | May 25, 2018 | Elizabeth Zavala
    Testimony begins this morning in the retrial of a San Antonio man accused in a grisly killing in 2014 of another man who was beaten, suffocated, his body cut up and some of his remains burned on a barbecue grill. The trial of Daniel Moreno Lopez, 32, began March 27, 2017, and proceedings were halted two days later. He is one of three defendants charged with killing Jose Luis Menchaca, 35, who was beaten with aluminum baseball bats, his limbs cut off and grilled on a barbecue pit. Authorities found parts of Menchaca’s body Oct. 6, 2014, in trash bags...