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  • Trump turns Pelosi's 'meltdown' criticism around: 'She is a very sick person'

    10/16/2019 5:30:08 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/16/19 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump on Wednesday blasted Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) following a heated meeting at the White House, questioning her mental fitness and commitment to the country. "Nancy Pelosi needs help fast! There is either something wrong with her 'upstairs,' or she just plain doesn’t like our great Country," Trump tweeted. "She had a total meltdown in the White House today," he continued. "It was very sad to watch. Pray for her, she is a very sick person!" Pelosi's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. SNIP
  • Amazon drops additional $1 million-plus into Seattle City Council races

    10/16/2019 7:11:56 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 13 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | Oct. 16, 2019 | Daniel Beekman and Jim Brunner
    Amazon is dropping an additional $1 million-plus into Seattle’s pivotal City Council races, boosting its spending on politics in its hometown this year to an unprecedented $1.45 million. The corporate giant has now shelled out more on the council races than any other business or union, and all of Amazon’s company money has gone to a political-action committee (PAC) associated with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, which has been buying direct-mail advertisements and paying door-to-door canvassers. Amazon’s outlay is the largest “in anyone’s memory” by a single entity in a Seattle election cycle, said Wayne Barnett, executive director of...
  • How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections

    10/16/2019 6:45:44 PM PDT · by greeneyes · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/15/2019 | Nandita Bose
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections. The expansion by Amazon Web Services into state and local elections has quietly gathered pace since the 2016 U.S. presidential vote. More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon’s election offerings, according to a presentation given by an Amazon executive this year and seen by Reuters...snip
  • David Brock & Media Matters Laundering Money. Lots of links and info provided.

    03/13/2019 2:45:42 AM PDT · by true believer forever · 19 replies
    Vanity | 03.13.19 | truebelieverforever
    David Brock is laundering money David Brock has 7 non-profits, 3 Super PACs, one 527-committee, one LLC, one joint fundraising committee, and one unregistered solicitor crammed into his office in Washington DC. Uncovered records expose a constant flow of money between these organizations. The Bonner Group, his professional solicitor, works off a commission. Every time money gets passed around, Bonner receives a 12.5% cut. David Brock operates over a dozen pro-Clinton organizations from his office in Washington DC. Uncovered records expose a constant flow of money between his organizations. Brock’s unregistered Professional Solicitor, the Bonner Group, receives a 12.5% cut...
  • The Secret White House Memo:Inside Trump’s Plan to Destroy Unions

    10/16/2019 5:51:16 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 42 replies
    The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) ^ | October 15, 2019 | The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
    This is the first segment of AFGE’s 5-part series: The Secret Memo : Inside Trump’s Plan to Destroy Unions.A leaked White House memo, as first reported by the New York Times and then obtained by POLITICO, outlines President Trump’s plans to destroy public and private-sector unions, get rid of worker protections, cripple workers’ ability to organize, and increase profits for corporate special interests.This explosive 19-page document was prepared in 2017 by Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy James Sherk, who was previously a research fellow at the regressive, anti-worker Heritage Foundation.The memo, laced with familiar half-truths and outright...
  • Former Republican Governor of New Jersey Doubles Down on Tweet Comparing Trump to Hitler

    10/16/2019 4:39:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    WNBC-TV ^ | October 16, 2019 | Brian Thompson
    "Hitler took a long time to get where he was and he had to do a lot of other things. Trump is going much faster," Christie Whitman says Christie Whitman, the former Republican governor of New Jersey, deleted a tweet in which she said Adolf Hitler "has nothing on" President Donald Trump, but in an exclusive interview with NBC New York, she says she stands by her statement. Her tweet was a response to the New York Times' report about a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing political opponents and members...
  • What a Head Scratcher: Biden Lectures Crowd About Not Getting 'Do-Overs When It Comes to National...

    10/16/2019 4:55:20 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 16, 2019 | Beth Baumann
    Full title: What a Head Scratcher: Biden Lectures Crowd About Not Getting 'Do-Overs When It Comes to National Security' 1:40 min. Video at link. Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday lectured Iowa voters about the dangers of making the wrong decisions when it comes to international relations, saying there's no "do-overs when it comes to national security." "All the consequences I’ve mentioned, every single one can be laid at the feet of Donald Trump. You know, he green-lighted Turkish invasion. Now he’s left asking Turkey to stop it. But the damage is done," Biden explained to the crowd. "You...
  • The Middle of Nowhere: What does Ohio matter to the Democrats?

    10/16/2019 5:09:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Slate ^ | October 16, 2019 | Jim Newell
    WESTERVILLE, Ohio—At an event in an ice cream shop downtown in this small suburb of Columbus, hours before Democrats’ presidential debate blocks away, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez held court with a dozen or so young, rising Ohio Democrats to declare that the national party was here for a reason. “We’re here in Ohio because Ohio’s a battleground,” Perez said, “and I’m confident we can win Ohio.” Perez wasn’t just trying to cheer up the troops. He was weighing in on a live, controversial question: Should Democrats give up on Ohio? For more than half a century, this question...
  • Poll: Majority of Republicans Back Trump’s Syria Decision

    10/16/2019 4:32:57 PM PDT · by libstripper · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 16, 2019 | Joshua Caplan
    A poll released Wednesday found that 57 percent of Republicans support President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. An Economist/YouGov survey shows 25 percent of Republican respondents said they strongly approve of pulling out troops, while 32 percent stated they somewhat approve of the move. Further, 26 percent of Republicans surveyed said they oppose the move and 18 percent said they do not hold an opinion on the matter. The poll surveyed 1,500 people between October 13th-15th and had a margin of error of plus or minus of 2.7 percentage points.
  • Thomas B. Edsall Frets: Parscale Winning Online War (Trump's campaign manager)

    10/16/2019 4:24:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    EIB Network ^ | October 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here’s another little news story that… You know, if you dig deep — if you dig deep — eventually the left, the Democrats, will betray their fears. They will always tell you what they’re afraid of. They will always tell you who they are afraid of. Thomas B. Edsall in the New York Times: “Trump Is Winning the Online War — The technical superiority and sophistication of the president’s digital campaign is a hidden advantage of incumbency.” Ohhhh, it’s a “hidden advantage of incumbency.” It doesn’t have anything to do with Trump’s people! “For all his negative poll numbers...
  • Democratic debate question about Ellen sparks outrage (no climate, immigration questions)

    10/16/2019 3:08:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/16/19 | Gerren Keith Gaynor
    A question about Ellen DeGeneres and former President George W. Bush’s friendship drew the ire of Democratic presidential candidates and viewers alike following Tuesday night’s debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. After the three-hour televised event, viewers and some Democratic hopefuls slammed debate moderator Anderson Cooper’s final question of the evening, which did not focus on what many thought could have been more important issues, like climate change. “Last week, Ellen DeGeneres was criticized after she and former President George W. Bush were seen laughing together at a football game. Ellen defended their friendship, saying, ‘We’re all...
  • Trump should swiftly reject the schedule of 2020 debates

    10/16/2019 1:20:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 15, 2019 | Hugh Hewitt
    Last week, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced the schedule of 2020 presidential debates. President Trump should quickly dismiss that schedule as unacceptable and announce that if any debates will be held at all in 2020, it will be only after extensive, direct negotiations between him and the eventual nominee of the Democratic Party and their respective designated representatives. And those negotiations should begin from a premise that the Republicans will no longer play by the biased rules of a deeply unbalanced Manhattan-Beltway media elite. Explicitly articulating this declaration of intent now, along with the possibility that, as in 1968...
  • Dems storm out of Syria meeting with Trump: 'We have to pray for his health'

    10/16/2019 2:33:25 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 114 replies
    fox ^ | 10/16/2019 | Greg Re
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced at a news conference outside the White House on Wednesday that they had just walked out of a meeting with President Trump on Syria policy, after he apparently called Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and angrily suggested the Democrats probably appreciated communist Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East.
  • Obama calls on Canada to reelect Trudeau

    10/16/2019 11:54:37 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 67 replies
    THe Hill ^ | Oct 16, 2019 | John Bowden
    Former President Obama called on Canadian voters to reelect the country's embattled prime minister, Justin Trudeau, on Wednesday as Trudeau faces a tough reelection battle marred by racial controversies. In a tweet, the former president harkened back to his time in the White House, commenting that Trudeau was a "hard-working, effective leader" who had led on issues such as climate change.
  • Video: President Trump on ABC Syria hoax: “It was a terrible thing”

    10/16/2019 12:38:21 PM PDT · by rintintin · 9 replies
    ABC reporter said Trump “green lighted” Turkish invasion. Trump responded that’s wrong, and it’s deceptive like ABC’s “Syria bombing video” of Kentucky https://mobile.twitter.com/PolishPatriotTM/status/1184524515604418568
  • Elizabeth Warren Under Fire as Campaign Surrogate’s Racist, Homophobic Tweets Come to Light

    10/15/2019 6:50:46 PM PDT · by Conserv · 59 replies
    Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is being heavily criticized for failing to vet a high-profile campaign surrogate with a history of making homophobic, racist, misogynistic and xenophobic comments on social media. Activist Ashlee Marie Preston was featured in a Warren campaign video released October 10. In that video, Preston explains that she’s “a Warren Democrat because I am not afraid of the fight.” The video released by Twitter account @TeamWarren is captioned: 🙌@AshleeMPreston is a #WarrenDemocrat, and so are we. Together, we’re fighting so that all women of color have a voice in our democracy.
  • Clinton Foundation-Linked Fraudsters Arrested: Shady Duo Poised To RAT Out Bill & Hillary

    10/16/2019 11:16:11 AM PDT · by bitt · 76 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 10/15/2019 | ADMIN
    Two of the Clinton Foundation’s shady international partners have been arrested for fraud. And experts and law enforcement officials in the United States say this spells potential big trouble for Bill & Hillary Clinton and their own shady ‘charity’ known as the Clinton Foundation. Authorities in India have arrested businessmen brothers Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh in an alleged fraud case — one of many linked to this duo. The Singh brothers are former promoters of Fortis Healthcare and Ranbaxy Laboratories and are no newcomers to sweeping allegations of fraud. It is believed untold millions of dollars in kickbacks were...
  • Fact Check: CNN, New York Times Asked Zero Questions About Climate Change

    10/16/2019 8:43:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    brietbart.com ^ | 10/15/2019 | Joel Pollak
    CLAIM: CNN and the New York Times failed to ask a single question about climate change during the fourth Democrat debate on Tuesday evening. VERDICT: True. Though CNN held a separate town hall on the subject, the moderators never brought up the issue during the debate, enraging left-wing critics on social media. Washington State governor Jay Inslee — who bowed out of the presidential race after focusing his campaign almost exclusively on the issue of climate change — took moderators to task on Tuesday evening for failing to ask a single question about climate change.
  • CNN president carrying out 'personal vendetta' against Trump, employee says in undercover sting

    10/15/2019 7:36:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, October 14, 2019 | Valerie Richardson
    CNN Worldwide President Jeffrey Zucker has been accused of waging a vendetta against President Trump, and undercover footage released Monday by Project Veritas did nothing to dispel that view. The self-described guerilla journalism outlet released a hidden-camera report featuring audio of a man identified as Mr. Zucker pushing for coverage advancing the Trump impeachment narrative and blasting Fox News for its “fake conspiracy nonsense.” “Jeff Zucker, basically president of CNN, has a personal vendetta against Trump,” said a man identified as Nick Neville, media coordinator for CNN in Washington, D.C., adding, “It’s not going to be positive for Trump. He...
  • CNN staffer: Network 'pro-Warren for now' (new Project Veritas undercover video)

    10/15/2019 5:08:54 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 20 replies
    WND.com ^ | 10/15/19 | Staff
    Undercover journalist James O'Keefe's Project Veritas released a second round of secretly recorded video clips Tuesday documenting CNN's political bias, this time asserting the network is favoring Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts over other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. The videos feature former CNN satellite uplink technician Cary Poarch, who says he recently agreed to wear a hidden camera "to expose the bias" at the network. (snip) Meanwhile, CNN's senior justice correspondent, Evan Perez, is captured on video saying frontrunner Joe Biden "has a problem, because his son was trading in his name." "It looks bad, it smells bad. ... How...