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  • Gregg Jarrett: The Clinton cover-up, brought to you by the same guys who are investigating Trump

    10/18/2017 4:15:10 PM PDT · by workerbee · 24 replies
    Fox ^ | 10/17/17 | Gregg Jarrett
    **SNIP**Eric Holder was the Attorney General when the FBI began uncovering the Russian corruption scheme in 2009. Since the FBI reports to him, he surely knew what the bureau had uncovered. What’s more, Holder was a member of the “Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States” which approved the uranium sale to the Russians in 2010. Since the vote was unanimous, it appears Holder knowingly and deliberately countenanced a deal that was based on illegal activities and which gave Moscow control of more than 20 percent of America’s uranium assets. It gets worse. Robert Mueller was the FBI Director...
  • Nice weekend weather? Let's close the Bayonne Bridge (commentary)

    10/21/2017 12:44:16 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Staten Island Advance ^ | October 21, 2017 | Tom Wrobleski
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Maybe one day they'll finish the renovation project on the Bayonne Bridge. Until then, we're going to have to keep enduring these total closures of the span, including on the weekends, which is a mind-numbingly bad time to shutter the bridge. Not that the Port Authority sees it that way, no matter how much we bang on their cage. We're supposed to have some nice weather this weekend. Mid-70s. Sunny. Lots of folks are going to be out driving. A lot of them are going to be going to New Jersey, either to shop, visit friends...
  • Nolte: Roger Goodell Fell for Mainstream Media’s Fake Reality and Destroyed NFL (Possibly Forever)

    10/21/2017 10:48:34 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 46 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 21 Oct 2017 | John Nolte
    When the first half of the 21st century is way back enough for a history to be written unencumbered by agenda, President Barack Obama will be remembered as the worst thing that ever happened to the Democrat Party. And to the NFL.* If you think that is a stretch, hear me out… Thanks to George W. Bush’s terrible second term, two unbelievably awful Republican opponents in John McCain and Mitt Romney, not to mention the charisma and impressive political skills as the most leftwing senator in the country, Barry O won two national elections and did so by impressive margins....
  • Shocker: Harvey Weinstein Doesn't Take Sex Rehab Seriously

    10/21/2017 10:02:01 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10-21-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    Although he pretended to take the accusations leveled against him by a diverse group of actresses seriously, PageSix now reports that Harvey Weinstein has basically been putting on an act. 'The movie mogul, who volunteered to go to rehab after a wave of allegations of sexual harassment and rape against him from women in Hollywood, isn’t exactly in his element in therapy, falling asleep in sessions or talking on his phone, a source tells Page Six.' Although he was said to be at an inpatient facility, the truth of the matter is that he's being treated in an outpatient facility,...
  • Living in Trump Country, USA

    10/21/2017 8:35:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Lloyd Marcus
    For those of you who haven't heard, Mary and I moved from Florida to a tiny town in West Virginia to be closer to our parents. We are experiencing wonderful culture shock. I am not a fan of the winding mountain roads. Supermarket and hardware stores are over 20 miles away. And yet, we unexpectedly love our new heavenly haven of Americana. I am one of around 20 blacks in the population of 500. Everyone from the town hall to the bank, post office and country store knew we were the Marcuses who "bought the white house". Virginia brought us...
  • Does the left really think it can drag General Kelly into its mud?

    10/21/2017 8:22:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/21/17 | Monica Schowalter
    Maybe I spoke too soon. Far from recognizing the masterly statement of President Trump's chief of staff, Gen. John Kelly, in the wake of the brouhaha over President Trump's condolence call to the wife of a fallen serviceman, the left has doubled down on screeching attacks against Kelly, charging him with ever more outlandish epithets. The congresswoman who horned in on the moment and tried to score political hay from it, Rep. Fredericka Wilson of Florida, has started yelling racism, the last refuge of today's scoundrels. She claimed that Kelly's use of the term 'empty barrel' to describe the contents...
  • It's Time For the Whole Truth About JFK Assassination

    10/21/2017 7:37:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Jeff Crouere
    After almost 54 years, the controversy about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still rages today. The question at the center of the debate is the roll of Lee Harvey Oswald. Was he the diabolical perpetrator of the heinous crime or an unwitting patsy set up to take the blame for the murder of the century by powerful forces either within the U.S. government, the Mafia or foreign entities? Prior to the assassination, Oswald spent several months living, playing and working in New Orleans, LA. While some believe he was using that time to prepare for the Kennedy assassination,...
  • DC Swamp Denizens Strike Back

    10/21/2017 7:25:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Paul Drissen
    Despite my well crafted, highly persuasive articles over the years (here, here and here, for example), corn ethanol and other biofuel mandates remain embedded in US law. As we have learned, once a government program is created, it becomes virtually impossible to eliminate, revise or even trim fat from it.This year, it looked like this “rule of perpetuity” might finally change. The Trump-Pruitt Environmental Protection Agency proposed to use its “waiver authority” to reduce its 2018 biodiesel requirement by 15% (315 million gallons) and (possibly) lower the 2019 total down to the 1-billion-gallon minimum mandated by Congress. The proposed action...
  • President Trump’s “Missile Crisis” Nothing Like JFK’s

    10/21/2017 6:29:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    Those who think “Fake News” started with Trump and the media’s “slobbering love affair” with a U.S. president started with Obama should have seen John F. Kennedy’s term. Imagine Obama's term with no Fox News, internet or talk radio. That’s about what JFK enjoyed. And tragically, the fairy tales Kennedy’s court scribes concocted about JFK’s Pattonesque handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis prevail in media/academic circles even today. In fact, you’d never guess this from the “think pieces” from today’s “Best and Brightest” in the Fake News media, but that Khrushchev swept the floor with Kennedy during the Cuban Missile...
  • Where Does Spokane Green Group’s Support Come From?

    10/21/2017 6:15:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Brian McNicoll
    Democrats in Washington state, like their counterparts in the other Washington, don’t always think the law applies to them. They can create elaborate procedures to trip up Republicans in, say, election law. But those requirements are quite optional where they are concerned.Part of this is they see themselves as the good guys, fighting for right – no matter how many jobs are lost, how much damage is done to the economy or how little the measure does to help the environment. If they have to bend a few rules to make it happen – hey, it was the right thing...
  • Outing the Weinsteins

    10/21/2017 6:06:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | Michael Reagan
    We know Hollywood moguls are infamous for taking advantage of aspiring young actresses. The movie producer's casting couch has been a "tradition" since Tinsel Town began. But Harvey Weinstein must be setting some kind of record. His sexual rap sheet gets longer every day. Since the New York Times broke the stories about his serial misconduct earlier this month, more than 40 actresses, studio workers and models have come forward to accuse the powerful producer of everything from sexual harassment to rape. Now the L.A. Times is reporting that the LAPD is investigating charges by an Italian model-actress that Weinstein...
  • Diversity is a Weakness, Not a Strength

    10/21/2017 5:37:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2017 | John Hawkins
    "Diversity is a strength” is one of those Orwellian maxims that’s just generally accepted as truth by most Americans despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary.Granted, if you’re talking about a DIVERSITY OF IDEAS, you can certainly come up with some situations where it’s a strength. For example, in the movie World War Z, Israel is saved (at least temporarily) by having a “tenth man” whose job is to forcefully argue for the alternative viewpoint to a situation where everyone agrees. So instead of laughing off the idea that Israel might face a zombie invasion, Israelis realized there was merit...
  • Excusing Rape in the Name of Art

    10/21/2017 4:00:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/21/17 | Robin Ridless
    The most striking thing about the Harvey Weinstein revelations is the complete, almost syndicated, nature of the imputed wrongdoing. Seamlessness characterizes all successful cover-ups, but this one appears particularly sinister because narcissistic illusion was the participants’ stock-in-trade. It was also their Achilles heel. According to reports, gorgeous, soigné women who affected tough, powerful personas on and off stage were, behind the scenes, belittled and overwhelmed by this monstrous overlord. Those who thwarted his advances were bought off. Others who weren’t bought off were silenced by collusive media. Still others were consigned to anonymity, abandoned to their own confusion. And still...
  • Mass Immigration Will Make The U.S. More Like Latin America

    10/20/2017 6:59:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/20/17 | Costin Alamariu
    Sometimes it seems Latin America is on the brink of Mad Max apocalypse. Mexico is nearing state collapse. Oil-rich Venezuela is out of gas, its people reduced to cooking with firewood. Over indoor campfires the starving are roasting rabbits and maybe other pets. Armed motorcycle gangs police the streets—hunting rabbit and bushmeat these days in Caracas can be tricky.Why does our elite think a United States demographically similar to Latin America will be spared the dysfunctions of Mexico and Venezuela? Many, conservatives and liberals alike, believe in the power of the Constitution to transform anyone into an American. Recently Nebraska...
  • Russia-Obsessed Media Shocked To Discover Facts About Russia Stories That Discredit Their Narrative

    10/20/2017 3:40:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/19/17 | Mollie Hemingway
    This morning President Donald J. Trump tweeted:He’s referring to yesterday’s news that, as CNN headlined its story on the matter, “Fusion GPS partners plead Fifth before House Intel.”Fusion GPS is the firm that paid for and disseminated the discredited dossier that former FBI director James Comey briefed President Obama and President-elect Trump about in January. The almost immediate and well-sourced leak of that briefing to CNN is what got the Russia scare really going in January. BuzzFeed published the dossier very soon after CNN’s story ran.So, as Trump and CNN note, folks at the firm took the Fifth in a...
  • MSNBC Conspiracy Theory: Travel Ban Caused Deaths of U.S. Troops in Niger

    10/20/2017 3:24:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | October 20, 2017 | Kyle Drennen
    On her primetime show Thursday night, MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow peddled an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that somehow the Trump administration’s travel ban led to the deaths of four U.S. special forces soldiers in Niger. The accusation was then repeated on Friday by fellow MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell despite a complete lack of evidence. “September 24th of this year, which was three and a half weeks ago, the Trump administration announced it’s new Muslim ban....they added in North Korea, they added in Venezuela, and they added in Chad,” Maddow declared early in the 9 p.m. ET hour Thursday night. Connecting the...
  • My Analysis of General Kelly’s Remarks

    10/20/2017 3:01:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 20, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to go through the audio sound bites. This happened yesterday. It happened after the program yesterday, the Chief of Staff John Kelly going to the press room in the White House and making his statement in the middle of this controversy over whether or not Trump knows what to say and says the right things when he calls the families of military people killed in action. This is just… You have to hear this — and if you have already heard it, please indulge me, because I’ve only seen excerpts of it. We got pretty much the...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Lynch, the Clintons and a series of fantastic coincidences

    10/20/2017 2:18:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 20, 2017 | Gregg Jarrett
    I don’t believe in coincidences. Not when it comes to crimes. Especially when they involves political corruption. No such thing as a coincidence. Doesn’t exist. Yet, we are led to believe it was merely a coincidence that Bill Clinton just happened to be on the tarmac of an Arizona airport at the same time as then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch. We are supposed to accept that their private meeting on board Lynch’s plane had nothing whatsoever to do with the criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton which the A-G was overseeing at the time. Right. They just “schmoozed” about grandkids and what-not....
  • NFL Outreach to Our Communities Is Failing, Ratings Continue to Plunge

    10/20/2017 1:41:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 20, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I guess the NFL outreach to our communities on our issues didn’t matter much. Thursday night football ratings down last night, preliminary overnight metered markets. The Raiders, it was a close game, apparently. I didn’t see it. I didn’t watch it. But the Kansas City Chiefs lost 31-30 on a last-minute, walk-off touchdown pass. The Drive-Bys are calling it a walk off touchdown pass. It sounds like it was a good game, but I didn’t see it. And not as many people as used to see it saw it, because the ratings continue to plunge. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Have...
  • Underrated Presidents, Good Times? [And fake headline from USA Today]

    10/20/2017 1:33:48 PM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Beyond his legislative failures, despite his futile feuds with professional athletes, GOP senators and members of his own Cabinet, in the face of feeble poll numbers and relentless condemnation from prestigious commentators, President Trump could yet preside over four dynamic years of peace, prosperity and progress. Those who dismiss this optimistic proposition should consider six of Trump’s underrated predecessors. The presidents who served between 1868 and 1896 showed that it’s possible for the nation to flourish and rise without acclaimed, accomplished or even popular leadership in the White House….Read the full column at USATODAY.COM