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  • Fusion GPS Partner Strikes Deal To Testify Before House Intel Committee

    11/08/2017 3:17:10 PM PST · by mojito · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/8/2017 | Chuck Ross
    Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson struck a deal on Wednesday to testify voluntarily before the House Intelligence Committee next week to discuss his opposition research firm’s involvement in the Steele dossier. Simpson and his lawyer met with members of the committee for several hours to hammer out a deal for his closed-door testimony. The Daily Caller was informed that Simpson had indicated prior to Wednesday’s meeting that he would plead the Fifth during his deposition, just as his two co-founders, Peter Fritsch and Thomas Catan, did during interviews last month. But as part of the deal struck Wednesday, Simpson will...
  • Inside the Texas church, she thought it was her turn to die. Then outside, a man appeared.

    11/07/2017 5:33:43 PM PST · by Moonman62 · 119 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11/7/17 | Samantha Schmidt
    She told her son that the shooter paced back and forth, firing into the pews and shooting at cellphones anytime someone tried to call police. He shot at her phone at least three times. “With every shot, she was crying,” he said of the woman. “She was just staring at my mom while she tried to comfort her.” As he fired rounds into the woman, Farida Brown held her hand, telling her she was heading to heaven. At that moment, she heard a shot fired from a different man, at the front door. The other man was Stephen Willeford, who...
  • Report: TX Gunman Escaped From Mental Health Facility In 2012

    11/07/2017 11:56:23 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 112 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/07/2017 | Amber Athey
    Devin P. Kelley, the gunman who killed 26 people in a Texas church, reportedly escaped from a mental health facility in 2012. According to Channel 2 Houston, Kelley was institutionalized while he was in the U.S. Air Force after being charged with assaulting his wife and baby stepson. A 2012 police report shows that he escaped from the psychiatric hospital after making death threats against his superiors in the Air Force and trying to smuggle weapons onto the base where he was stationed. Kelley escaped from Peak Behavioral Health Services, a facility in New Mexico, and was caught by police...
  • Live Election Report From Virginia

    11/07/2017 10:38:40 AM PST · by SarahPalin2012 · 589 replies
    I just voted in SW Virginia. Rural area, goes usually about 58-42 for the good guys (or at least the less-evil guys). More cars than usual for off year elections but no real wait inside. This was about noon. I'd guess that it was half of 2016 (Trump), and about equal to when Cuccinelli lost a very close race without any establishment help in 2013 to McAuliffe. Although the Dems have an edge in VA now, I still think it is very winnable for Republicans. My hope is that we pull out a win in a close election. For those...
  • 100 Years of Communism—and 100 Million Dead

    11/07/2017 10:42:38 AM PST · by PROCON · 53 replies ^ | Nov. 7, 2017 | David Satter
    The Bolshevik plague that began in Russia was the greatest catastrophe in human history.Armed Bolsheviks seized the Winter Palace in Petrograd—now St. Petersburg—100 years ago this week and arrested ministers of Russia’s provisional government. They set in motion a chain of events that would kill millions and inflict a near-fatal wound on Western civilization. The revolutionaries’ capture of train stations, post offices and telegraphs took place as the city slept and resembled a changing of the guard. But when residents of the Russian capital awoke, they found they were living in a different universe.Although the Bolsheviks called for the abolition...
  • Sonya Carson, Mother of Dr. Ben Carson, Dies

    11/07/2017 10:36:40 AM PST · by Albion Wilde · 53 replies
    Christian Broadcasting Network (CBNnews) ^ | Nov. 6, 2017 | Steve Warren
    Sonya Carson, the mother of Dr. Ben Carson, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under the Trump Administration, died Monday. Dr. Carson and his wife Candy announced his mother's death on their Facebook page. Sonya had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2011. While campaigning for the 2016 Republican nomination for president, Carson often quoted stories about his mother's work ethic. According to her son, she worked two or three jobs when they lived in Boston because she refused to rely on welfare programs. "She was a little different than a lot of people around, who were...
  • Six GOP Senators Send Up Warning Flares On House Tax-Reform Bill

    11/07/2017 7:56:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/07/2017 | Ed Morrissey
    I don’t want to say I told you so, but … you know. After taking a look at the House Republican version of tax reform, their counterparts in the Senate plan to basically ignore it and write their own version. Six Senate Republicans have expressed serious reservations about the direction and details of the plan, which prompts questions again about GOP preparation for another major agenda item.And gosh, it all sounds so familiar, The Hill notes: The House GOP tax-reform package has put Senate Republicans in a tough spot, much like the House-passed ObamaCare repeal bill did earlier this...
  • Brazile Fallout: Hillary Privatized the DNC with Help from a Washington Law Firm

    11/07/2017 6:29:27 AM PST · by NRx · 43 replies
    Wall Street on Parade ^ | 11-06-2017 | Pam Martens and Russ Martens
    Secret side agreements are a common maneuver by corporate law firms. Here’s how they work. An agreement that is legal and passes the smell test is drafted and submitted to a court or a regulatory body for public consumption. Then, a separate, secret side agreement is written and signed by both sides and it contains all of the smelly, shady, ethically questionable hard details on how the original agreement will be carried out. Donna Brazile, the former interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 presidential campaign, has written a new book, “Hacks: The Inside Story of...
  • Donald Trump shuns Japanese food for American burger

    11/06/2017 6:34:06 PM PST · by Simon Green · 224 replies ^ | 11/06/17 |
    Japan might be routinely hailed as one of the best places in the world for food but that has not inspired Donald Trump to deviate from his strict all-American diet, Independent reported. There was not a trace of ramen, sushi or tempura on President Trump’s plate at a casual lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday. The billionaire property developer instead relished in eating a hamburger sourced from American beef during his first trip to Japan as President. Mr Trump chose to have his burger well-done as he has become so famed for doing with his steaks. President...
  • Secret Service arrest man near White House who wanted to kill 'all white police'

    11/06/2017 4:46:33 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 6, 2017
    A man who was arrested Monday in Washington, D.C. allegedly traveled to the nation’s capital to kill “all white police” at the White House. Michael Arega, of Dallas, Texas, was arrested Monday afternoon after the Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division received an alert just before 3 p.m. from the Montgomery County Maryland Police Department to be on the lookout for Arega. He reportedly traveled from Texas to kill “all white police” at the White House, according to a statement from the U.S. Secret Service.
  • Texas mom accused of killing 2 kids hours after deputies visit home | Fox News Fox News

    11/06/2017 4:24:15 PM PST · by Spacetrucker · 39 replies
    Fox Dallas ^ | 11/03/2017 | FOX Dallas
    A North Texas woman is behind bars accused of killing her two young daughters hours after deputies visited her home in response to a call that she was suicidal, according to reports. Continue Reading Below KayLee and Kenlie Henderson were shot dead in their sleep in rural Payne Springs, about 60 miles southeast of Dallas, Fox 4 Dallas reported Thursday. KayLee was 7; Kenlie, 5. Their mother, Sarah Henderson, 29, was charged with capital murder. She was on a suicide watch at the jail.
  • Air Force 'mistake' kept Texas shooter's conviction off background check database: Report

    11/06/2017 3:22:22 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 132 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11-6-2017 | Kara Zupkus
    The man who police say shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church was able to purchase firearms because the Air Force failed to enter his assault conviction into a federal database, according to a report.........
  • GOP’s big donors threaten to close wallets if tax reform isn’t passed

    11/06/2017 2:57:38 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 6, 2017 | By Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON – Republicans have a lot riding on tax reform — including campaign contributions. The failure by the GOP-led government to score a significant legislative victory in the year since President Trump was elected has caused some Republican donors to close their wallets. “I’ve just reached my breaking point with it,” said Dan Eberhart, CEO of Canary LLC, an oilfield services company. “Do something for goodness sakes.” In protest, he’s stopped sending donations to the National Republican Senate Committee – the main fundraising campaign for Senate Republicans. Instead he’s been meeting with Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist, about courting...
  • Trump, wife pay visit to Emperor, Empress

    11/06/2017 1:40:42 PM PST · by Innovative · 44 replies
    Japan News ^ | Nov. 6, 2017 | Jiji Press
    Visiting U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, had an audience with the Emperor and Empress for the first time at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday. The president and the first lady arrived at the palace around 11 a.m. in the presidential state car. Smiling, Trump shook hands with the Emperor and Empress and introduced his wife to the Imperial couple, who greeted them at the entrance. In the meeting of about 20 minutes, Trump told the Emperor that he was very honored to meet with him, according to the Imperial Household Agency. The Japan-U.S. relationship is...
  • Early Comey memo accused Clinton of gross negligence on emails

    11/06/2017 12:39:35 PM PST · by mojito · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/6/2017 | John Solomon
    An early draft of former FBI Director James Comey’s statement closing out the Hillary Clinton email case accused the former secretary of State of having been "grossly negligent” in handling classified information, newly reported memos to Congress show. The tough language was changed to the much softer accusation that Clinton had been “extremely careless” in her handling of classified information when Comey announced in July 2016 there would be no charges against her. The change is significant, since federal law states that gross negligence in handling the nation’s intelligence can be punished criminally with prison time or fines. Spokesmen for...
  • Comcast experiencing internet outage across U.S.

    11/06/2017 12:12:09 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 56 replies ^ | Nov 6 2017
    DENVER — Comcast’s internet service, Xfinity, is reportedly experiencing outages across the country, according to multiple reports. A look at the map on shows the outage hitting major cities like San Francisco, Boston, and Seattle.

    11/06/2017 9:37:42 AM PST · by barmag25 · 186 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/6/17 | Max kutner
    A new book by Donna Brazile, the former interim chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), has been making headlines for its controversial claims about the 2016 presidential election and the Hillary Clinton campaign. But the provocative points start even before the first chapter, as Brazile reportedly dedicated the book in part to Seth Rich, the DNC staffer whose murder started a conspiracy theory.
  • Texas church gunman was shot by hero plumber Stephen Willeford...before 100mph car chase (tr)

    11/06/2017 4:03:31 AM PST · by ETL · 270 replies
    Evening Standard (UK) ^ | November 6, 2017 | BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER David Gardner
    Full title: Revealed: how Texas church gunman was shot by hero plumber Stephen Willeford and another passer-by before 100mph car chase BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER David Gardner Stephen Willeford, 55, grabbed his own rifle and rushed to confront Devin Kelley after being told an attack was underway by his daughter.As he arrived outside the church he came face-to-face with Kelley.Mr Willeford, a plumber with no military experience, shot him in the side through a gap in his body armour, forcing the killer to flee.Mr Willeford and another passing resident, Johnnie Langedorff, then chased him at almost 100 miles per hour in a...
  • Rand Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs after attack at Kentucky home

    11/05/2017 5:52:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 109 replies
    Fox ^ | November 5, 2017
    Rand Paul was recovering Sunday from five broken ribs, including three displaced fractures, after he was assaulted by a neighbor who tackled him from behind at the senator’s Kentucky home, officials said. Senior Adviser Doug Stafford said it is unclear when the Republican senator will return to work since he is in “considerable pain” and has difficulty getting around, including flying. Stafford said this type of injury is marked by severe pain that can last for weeks to months. “This type of injury is caused by high velocity severe force,” Stafford said a statement to Fox News. The Bowling Green...
  • Devin Kelley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (UPDATE!!)

    11/05/2017 4:05:49 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 191 replies
    Heavy ^ | 11-05-2017 | Jessica Mcbride
    <p>Devin P. Kelley, who was court martialed from the U.S. Air Force, was identified as the gunman who walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday morning and murdered at least 26 people, wounding many more in the tiny, rural community near San Antonio...</p>