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  • 'What the Hell Are We Investigating?': GOP Rep Slams Mueller Inquiry

    06/13/2017 6:00:54 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 56 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 6/12/2017
    Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) criticized the special counsel investigation of President Trump. GWU Professor Jonathan Turley said the probe, headed by former FBI Director Robert Mueller, now includes a litigator who has been reprimanded for obstruction in past cases. He and another new member of Mueller's team reportedly also donated thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates. "This seems more like an effort to prosecute Donald Trump," Duffy said. "What the hell are we investigating?" he asked, saying that ex-FBI chief James Comey testified that there is no evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia. "Why are we going through with...
  • What Happened to the Hysteria About Trump-Induced Anti-Semitism?

    06/13/2017 4:51:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 13, 2017 | Dennis Prager
    I document in my book "Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph," which is an explanation of Americanism, leftism and Islamism, hysteria is a major tactic of the left. If you think about it, there is never an extended period of time -- one year, let's say -- during which society is not engulfed by a hysteria induced by the left. The mother of them all is global warming, or "climate change," as the left has come to call it (because the warming was not quite enough to induce widespread panic). Hysterics like billionaires...
  • Robert Mueller Stocks Staff with Democrat Donors

    06/13/2017 4:34:50 AM PDT · by Flick Lives · 86 replies
    PoliZette ^ | 06/12/2017 | Brendan Kirby
    ... Gingrich, who also appeared on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” pointed to the early hires special counsel Robert Mueller has made. “Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair,” he tweeted. “Look who he is hiring.check fec [sic] reports. Time to rethink.” He's not wrong about the donations. Four top lawyers hired by Mueller have contributed tens of thousands of dollars over the years to the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates, including former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump's 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton. One of the hires, Jeannie Rhee, also worked as a...
  • Comey Cancels Wednesday Hearing with House So He Can Talk to FBI Predecessor Mueller ...

    06/12/2017 8:03:27 PM PDT · by boycott · 43 replies
    TheGatewayPundit.com ^ | May 23rd, 2017 | Jim Hoft
    ormer FBI Director James Comey who was fired by President Donald Trump earlier this month apparently has asked to postpone his scheduled meeting Wednesday with Congress so he can first speak with Special Counsel. NeverTrumper Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Oversight & Government Reform Committee, tweeted out yesterday: Spoke with Comey. He wants to speak with Special Counsel prior to public testimony. Hearing Wed postponed. @GOPoversight” Drudge Report noted “Comey testimony postponed so he can meet with Mueller”.
  • The Covfefe Act Has A Silly Name — But It Addresses A Real Quandary

    06/12/2017 8:39:26 PM PDT · by blueplum · 29 replies
    NPR ^ | 12 June 2017 6:13pm | Laurel Wamsley
    In name and in aim, it's a bill for our political moment. Ladies and gentlemen, Rep. Mike Quigley of Illinois presents: the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement, or COVFEFE Act. As Congress has taught us time and again, any legislative priority can be pretzeled into an acronym if you simply toss away the conventions of standard American English. But like the best legislative acronyms, the Covfefe Act's title points to its content. If you've forgotten, or you called in sick to the national conversation on May 31, President Trump tweeted simply, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe", which...
  • AP Terminates Melanie Plenda, Leftist Activist Hired to Sneak into KellyAnne Conway Event

    05/25/2017 2:12:37 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-25-2017 | Matthew Boyle
    The Associated Press will no longer employ Melanie Plenda, a leftist activist exposed by Breitbart News, after she was caught violating the news wire service’s editorial standards. Plenda announced that the AP has terminated her effective immediately in an interview with the Washington Post’s Erik Wemple. Her termination comes as a Nov. 10, 2016, Facebook post she wrote—in which she pledged resistance to then-incoming President Donald J. Trump—was found to be in direct violation of the AP’s editorial standards. Plenda, in her interview with Wemple, confirmed she wrote the leftist activist post on her Facebook page—a post she has since...
  • Blame For Obamacare's Next Rate Hike Shifts To Trump And GOP

    05/23/2017 4:18:55 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 29 replies
    Forbes ^ | 22 May 2017 | Bruce Japsen
    The healthcare industry is beginning to shift blame for Obamacare’s 2018 rate hikes and an unstable individual insurance market to Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress. An alliance of health insurers, doctors and employers are urging the Trump administration and Congress to fund cost-sharing subsidies for millions of Americans under the Affordable Care Act. Politico reported Friday that Trump is telling “advisers he wants to end key Obamacare subsidies.” If cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) aren’t funded through 2018, Trump and Republicans will be responsible for more insurers leaving public exchanges and a rate hike of nearly 20% on average, reports indicate....
  • Why this gay man spray painted anti-gay graffiti on his church is just sad

    05/23/2017 12:04:13 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 41 replies
    LGBTYnation ^ | 4 May 2017 | Dawn Ennis
    George Nathaniel Stang, 26, stands accused of a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief, after confessing that it was he who spray painted homophobic, pro-Nazi and pro-Trump graffiti last November, including a swastika, on the church where he was the organist. When confronted by police, Stang — who is gay — reportedly admitted to staging the vandalism and wrote in a handwritten statement to police that he did it to “mobilize a movement” ....
  • "ABC This Morning" is the Washington Post for Millennials and other illiterates

    05/11/2017 1:13:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    5/11/17 | sff
    Just tuned in to ABC This Morning. Basically it repeats as a lead story the Washington comPost garbage. Very very little balance. For instance, while stating the DOJ says Comey did NOT ask for additional money for Russia investigation, a giant graphic on the screen says COMEY ASKED FOR ADDITIONAL MONEY. And they EXCITEDLY reported the boos rained upon Betsy DeVos by some bigots at a university in Florida AND how a New Jersey Republican was screamed at by a snowflake at a town hall. By the way, diversity at ABC This Morning has yet to include a white male....
  • Comey misstated key Clinton email evidence at hearing, say people close to investigation

    05/09/2017 7:56:02 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 9, 2017 | By Devlin Barrett
    FBI Director James B. Comey overstated key findings involving the Hillary Clinton email investigation during testimony to Congress last week, according to people close to the inquiry. In defending the probe, Comey offered seemingly new details to underscore the seriousness of the situation FBI agents faced last fall when they discovered thousands of Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s emails on the computer of her husband, Anthony Weiner. “Somehow, her emails were being forwarded to Anthony Weiner, including classified information,” Comey said, adding later, “His then-spouse Huma Abedin appears to have had a regular practice of forwarding emails to him for him...
  • Fox News’ Shepard Smith opens up about his sexuality

    05/08/2017 7:19:00 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 92 replies
    MSN NY Daily News ^ | May 8, 2017
    Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is speaking out about coming out. Smith, managing editor of the conservative network, revealed last month that while he always knew he was "different" than his peers growing up in Mississippi, he feels he never had the need to out himself - because he was never in. "Someone asked me if Roger Ailes had been abusive to me, and I said, 'No. He was always good to me," and that was the truth," Smith said during a talk at the University of Mississppi's Meek School of Journalism, where he was once a student. "And when...
  • Pepe the Frog became a hate icon so his creator killed him off

    05/06/2017 4:05:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Mashable ^ | May 6, 2017 | Kellen Beck
    Pepe the Frog is dead, killed off by his own creator after he watched Pepe turn from a wholesome meme into a symbol co-opted by neo-Nazis for the alt-right. Pepe was created by cartoonist Matt Furie back in 2006 for his comic Boy's Club, but after everything that has happened to Pepe in the last year (including its official recognition as a symbol of hate by the Anti-Defamation League), Furie put Pepe in a coffin in a page-long strip published today, Comic Book Resources reported. In an essay published by Time in October, Furie wrote about how Pepe was never...
  • Time, Nat Geo push 'astonishingly perverse covers'

    04/10/2017 4:38:40 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 26 replies
    WND ^ | 04/09/2017 | Paul Bremmer
    'What kind of journalist can glorify the channeling of innocent children into a lifetime of misery?' “Why Amnesty Makes Sense” reads the cover of a June 2007 issue of Time magazine, teasing an immigration story inside. “Is Your Baby Racist?” asks a 2009 Newsweek cover. And “Gender Revolution” blares a January 2017 National Geographic cover featuring a “transgender child.” These three magazine covers, and many others like them, have something in common: They all reflect the increasingly irrational “progressive” worldview, according to journalist and best-selling author David Kupelian. .. Alex Newman, an international journalist and educator, attempted to explain what...
  • Obama Administration Blocked Comey From Revealing "Russian Tampering" Before Election

    03/30/2017 2:29:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3/29/17 | "Tyler Durden"
    The narrative of the "Russian hacking" of the US elections has been thrown for a loop following a report the Obama administration blocked FBI Director James Comey’s attempts to go public as early as the summer of 2016....
  • MSNBC Panelist Spouts Loony Conspiracy Theories On The Internet

    02/27/2017 3:05:26 AM PST · by MNDude · 29 replies
    The other story, “Carolina Conspiracy,” centered around the idea that the 15-year-old girl Anthony Weiner was allegedly sexting online was actually a Russian hacking ring. “I can exclusively report that there is ample evidence that suggests that Weiner was sexting not with a 15 year old girl but with a hacker, working for Russia, part of the North Carolina hacking group ‘Crackas With Attitude’, who hacked the head of the CIA, and a great many FBI agents, police officers, and other law enforcement officials,” Mensch wrote. Her evidence for this claim is rather thin. http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/26/msnbc-panelist-spouts-loony-conspiracy-theories-on-the-internet/#ixzz4ZslyzVOS
  • Jake Tapper Mocks Breitbart on Twitter: ‘Good Doggy,’ ‘Go Get Your Treat From Bannon’

    02/17/2017 10:47:11 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 55 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2-17-2017 | Alex Griswold
    Alt-right news website Breitbart attacked CNN host Jake Tapper on Twitter Friday, only for Tapper to hit back with his own cutting remark. Breitbart tagged Tapper in a tweet sharing their take on his recent on-air take-down of Trump. https://twitter.com/BreitbartNews/status/832614437626462208?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
  • ABC News’ Terry Moran: Trump Inauguration Speech Had ‘Anti-Semitic Overtones’

    01/22/2017 1:32:48 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jan 2017 | by JOHN HAYWARD
    Terry Moran of ABC News put on his crypto-fascist hat and declared President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech had “overtones” of the 1930s “anti-Semitic movement” because the President dared to put the words “America’ and “first” together. Moran began by conceding Trump’s message was “why he was sent here, by people who want to hear that message of America first.” “However, it carries with it overtones from the 1930s, when an anti-Semitic movement saying, ‘We don’t want to get involved in Europe’s war. It’s the Jews’ fault in Germany,’” he pontificated, before adding ominously, “Charles Lindbergh led them.” “It is a...
  • Maddow: Trump’s Speech ‘Militant,’ ‘Dark,’ ‘America First Has ‘Dark Echoes’ of Anti-Semitism

    01/22/2017 1:28:37 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jan 2017 | by IAN HANCHETT
    During MSNBC’s coverage of Friday’s Inauguration, anchor Rachel Maddow stated that President Trump’s Inaugural Address “was militant, and it was dark,” and “America First” “means a specific thing in this country,” the “infiltrated by Nazis” and “anti-Semitic” America First Committee, and “to re-purpose it now, not that far down the historical path, it’s hard.” Maddow said, “This was a workman-like speech. He — it was short and he went through it quickly, and it was militant, and it was dark, the crime, the gangs, the drugs, this American carnage, disrepair, decay. You can’t imagine the outgoing president giving a speech...
  • Matthews: Trump’s Speech What Putin Has Been Saying, ‘America First’ Has ‘Hitlerian Background’

    01/22/2017 1:23:59 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jan 2017 | by IAN HANCHETT
    During MSNBC’s Inauguration coverage, anchor Chris Matthews stated he phrase “America first” has a “Hitlerian background to it,” and Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address was what Putin has been saying. Matthews said, “I’m thinking, when he said today, America first, it was not just the racial, — I mean, the — I shouldn’t say racial, the Hitlerian background to it, but it was the message. I kept thinking, what does Theresa May think of this, this morning, when she picks up the papers? … What if you’re Putin? You’re probably pounding the table, saying, that’s what I’ve been saying, Russia first,...
  • Pope warns against populism and 'saviours' like Hitler

    01/22/2017 1:19:30 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 71 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/22/2017 | No author given
    Madrid (AFP) - Pope Francis warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of "saviours" like Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, the pontiff also condemned the idea of using walls and barbed wire to keep out foreigners. "Of course crises provoke fears and worries," he said but added that for him "the example of populism in the European sense of the word is Germany in 1933. "Germany... was looking for a leader, someone who would give her back her identity and there...