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  • Pro-Life U.S. Diplomat Resigns After Deep State Attacks

    10/24/2019 8:13:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Center for Family and Human Rights ^ | October 24, 2019 | Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 24 (C-Fam) The State Department’s top official for UN affairs will retire next month after five decades of public service, beginning as a combat-decorated Marine, and including U.S. ambassador to the UN in Geneva. His departure comes after an internal campaign against him by career staffers, propelled by the left-wing media, Democrats in Congress, and the State Department’s inspector general. The campaign against assistant secretary of state Kevin Moley, and his senior advisor, Mari Stull, began shortly after he was called out of retirement to assume his responsibilities in April 2018. Emblematic of the poor state of...
  • Mighty Gifts...but No Fruit...(Is this possible?)

    What are we to make of someone who had been and even currently is mightily used by the LORD to bring blessing to God’s people, but whose personal life is an ungodly, unseemly mess of broken relationships, strife and enmity? Is it even possible? It is a tragic scenario, but is certainly a possibility according to scripture. Sampson, for example was mightily used of the LORD for years, delivering Israel from the Philistine menace, but in the end He was almost killed visiting a prostitute and eventually tricked into breaking faith with the God of his vows, and blinded and...
  • Matt Gaetz: Evidence of FBI-media 'corruption' coming out before DOJ inspector general report

    04/22/2019 10:08:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | April 21, 2019 01:30 PM | by Daniel Chaitin
    Rep. Matt Gaetz says evidence of FBI officials improperly receiving incentives from the media in exchange for leaks will soon come out. During an interview on Fox News late Saturday, the Florida Republican said the Justice Department inspector general is examining the FBI's relationship with some members of the press. But, he said some of this information will be made public before the watchdog report's release. "One of the other nuggets that the inspector general is working on is the corruption that existed between the media and members of of the FBI," Gaetz said. "Where members of the mainstream media...
  • Important Report: McCabe and Page Text Messages Withheld From Congress by Corrupt DOJ Officials…

    03/23/2019 7:19:46 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 22 MARCH 2019 | sundance
    Not a Tick-Tock All day long, even before the Mueller news broke, Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge has really been leaning-forward, giving insight into the pending Inspector General report by OIG Michael Horowitz. Herridge is one of those reporters who is careful not to get out in front of her skis. Ms. Herridge is not a book-selling member of the tick-tock community of pundits. We noted earlier how the specific emphasis of Ms. Herridge seemed to indicate the Horowitz report was closer to the surface of completion than previously thought. Immediately after the Mueller news broke (around 5pm EST), Herridge...
  • Respecting Women as Women: Part I of II

    03/11/2019 9:07:03 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Natural Womanhood ^ | March 8, 2019 | Jeanette Flood
    Women are not the same as men. This widely acknowledged truth applies in multiple, multiple ways beyond the obvious external differences. Each sex is more vulnerable to certain diseases than the other, and each responds differently to certain medications. Most everyone recognizes that men and women tend to think differently, and for good reason: scientific studies show that as early as in the womb, genes and hormones begin affecting brain development in different ways in males and females. To cite just one example, females tend to be more person-oriented, while males are more task/object-oriented. “Science has affirmed … that women...
  • Sunday Senior Smiles

    02/03/2019 2:23:30 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    email | 2/3/2019 | unknown
    GETTING OLDER A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office. "Is it true," she wanted to know, "that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?" "'Yes, I'm afraid so,"' the doctor told her. There was a moment of silence before the senior lady replied, "I'm wondering, then, just how serious is my condition because this prescription is marked 'NO REFILLS'.." *********************** An older gentleman was on the operating table awaiting surgery and he insisted that his son, a renowned surgeon, perform the operation. As he was about to get the anaesthesia, he asked...
  • Russia: 'Provocative' Israeli strikes on Syria threatened two civilian flights

    12/26/2018 4:51:09 AM PST · by familyop · 26 replies
    Reuters by way of Ynet ^ | December 26, 2018 | Reuters by way of Ynet
    The ministry, which did not specify which flights had been threatened, added that Syrian air defenses had destroyed 14 of 16 Israeli missiles launched by six F-16 jets against unspecified targets near Damascus on Tuesday. “Provocative acts by the Israeli Air Force endangered two passenger jets when six of their F-16s carried out airstrikes on Syria from Lebanese airspac,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement carried by the Russia Today news outlet.
  • Grandkids Receiving Gifts (Christmas Vanity)

    12/13/2018 5:09:13 PM PST · by super7man · 73 replies
    Self | 12/13 | Super7man
    On occasion our kids, when little, received Christmas gifts from Grandparents that our kids were not expecting and frankly had no idea of what to do with it. A wood box to our 5 year old son, with nothing in it. Just the box. But it had been his Great Grandfather's and Grandma wanted him to have it. Hope dashed, a tear welled up in his eye but he did not cry. OR the silver Victorian shoe horn that our 6 year old got; it was pretty but she had no idea of how it should be used at Christmas...
  • Conservative gift company releases MAGA-themed toy encouraging children to 'Build the Wall'

    11/13/2018 12:17:51 PM PST · by Teflonic · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/13/2018 | Megan Sheets
    A toy manufacturer has introduced a line of 'MAGA building blocks' that encourage children to 'Build the Wall' just in time for Christmas. The stocking stuffers from Keep and Bear, a conservative gift retailer, come with 101 pieces including a miniature President Donald Trump and a hard hat emblazoned with his 'Make America Great Again' mantra. When assembled, the Lego knock-off wall bears one of Trump's beloved phrases: 'Build the Wall'. The toy's description on Keep and Bear's website includes an extensive endorsement of the border wall that decries the migrant caravan making its way to the US, employing rhetoric...
  • THE MEDIA IMAGE OF LEAKS COMING FROM MORALLY TROUBLED WHISTLEBLOWERS IS TAKING A SERIOUS BEATING

    06/20/2018 5:31:44 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 20, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    Many members of the media act like leaks of government information are coming from whistleblowers who are compelled by their consciences to do the right thing. But over the last week, that image has taken a real beating. It has recently surfaced that New York Times reporter Ali Watkins may have had an affair with James Wolfe, the former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee. Wolfe is 32 years her senior. The New York Times is still investigating, but there appears to be a real concern that the “meteoric” and “stunning” rise of Watkins as a star reporter may...
  • Saudis Gave the Obama Team Suitcases of Jewels Before Muslim Apology Tour (Explains Obama's Bow)

    06/10/2018 2:48:58 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 10, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Now we know one reason why Obama bowed to the Saudi monarch. The Saudi Kingdom gave the Obama team suitcases of jewels during their infamous Apology Tour.
  • DOJ Inspector General: FBI Leakers ‘Improperly Received Benefits from Reporters’

    06/14/2018 2:30:06 PM PDT · by davikkm · 24 replies
    breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    Numerous FBI agents accused of leaking appear to have improperly received benefits from journalists, reflecting a “cultural attitude” flaunting Bureau policies on unauthorized media contacts, the Justice Department Inspector General report concluded. The Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General made the discovery as it struggled to identify possible FBI agents improperly transmitting to reporters, according to its report released Thursday on the agency’s handling of the 2016 probe into Hillary Clinton’s unsecured, private email server. According to the watchdog report, investigators had “profound concerns about the volume and extent of unauthorized media contacts by FBI personnel that we have uncovered...
  • Menendez (RAT-NJ) trial: Senator failed to disclose gifts from co-defendent

    09/21/2017 6:07:26 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    North Jersey ^ | 8/20/17 | Nicholas Pugliese
    Jurors at U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial heard Wednesday how the senator failed to list a series of gifts he received from his co-defendant between 2006 and 2010, including six round-trip flights, a $875 livery service and a $4,934 stay at a Paris hotel, on his annual financial disclosure forms. In painstaking detail, prosecutors pointed out that the gifts from Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida ophthalmologist and longtime friend, did not qualify for reporting exemptions and that Menendez had acknowledged with his signature that the reports were “true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.”
  • Audit: NC housing agency spent TARP money on parties, gifts (& employee bonuses)

    08/30/2017 5:06:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    WRAL ^ | 8/30/17 | Matthew Burns, Kathryn Brown
    RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency misused federal money meant to help homeowners rework their mortgages after the recession, according to a government watchdog. The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, commonly known as TARP, found more than $3 million in wasteful spending from the program's "Hardest Hit Fund" in housing agencies nationwide, including more than $107,000 in North Carolina, officials said. The N.C. Housing Finance Agency disputes the findings but has already begun paying the money back, executive director Scott Farmer said Wednesday.
  • Admiral Enters Guilty Plea in Navy Bribery Scheme

    06/09/2016 5:58:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 6/9 | R. Stickney
    This case is unusual as it is rare for an Admiral to even face criminal proceedings Source: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/San-Diego-Navy-Admiral-Guilty-Plea-Navy-Bribery-Scheme-382400401.html#ixzz4B8MhpHYZ Follow us: @nbcsandiego on Twitter | NBCSanDiego on Facebook A rear admiral in the U.S. Navy plead guilty to one felony charge in connection with a multi-million dollar bribery scheme that has led to the arrest or imprisonment of more than a dozen U.S. Navy officers and Pentagon employees. Rear Admiral Robert J. Gilbeau appeared in court Thursday in the downtown San Diego federal courthouse. Gilbeau entered a change of plea to one count of providing false statements to federal investigators and...
  • Obama accepted $30,000 in gifts during his last year in the White House – including a replica Super

    02/07/2017 9:40:00 AM PST · by ColdOne · 40 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 2/7/17 | Nikki Schwab
    Full title.............................Obama accepted $30,000 in gifts during his last year in the White House – including a replica Super Bowl trophy..............During his last year in office, President Barack Obama accepted $30,000 worth of personal gifts, including a replica of the Vince Lombardi trophy,new disclosure forms reveal. The most valuable item was a five volume set of Obama's family genealogy, worth $8,300 and given to him by Thomas Monson, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah. Obama also received presents from celebrities, including comedian Whoopi Goldberg and baseball great Hank Aaron.
  • The Gift of the MAGA: Great Reads for the Greatness Agenda

    12/22/2016 9:22:07 AM PST · by Albion Wilde · 25 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 12/21/16 | The Editors
    We come bearing gifts of book recommendations for your holiday break and for making America great again!
  • Tiffany, Hermes, Rolex: Teachers are getting ‘ridiculous’ gifts from one-percent parents

    12/18/2016 7:54:10 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 18, 2016 | By Doree Lewak
    New York City’s teachers might make a paltry salary, but the perks are grade A. One-percent parents lavish their offspring’s educators with cash tips and over-the-top gifts for the holidays to show their appreciation — and maybe get some special treatment for Junior.
  • Megyn Kelly: Trump tried to influence coverage with gifts

    11/13/2016 7:24:06 AM PST · by Blogger · 121 replies
    US News ^ | Nov. 12, 2016 | LYNN ELBER
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Megyn Kelly says Donald Trump tried unsuccessfully to give her gifts, including a free stay at one of his hotels, as part of what she called his pattern of trying to influence news coverage of his presidential campaign.</p>
  • Hillary Did Not Disclose ‘Expensive Gifts’ in Violation of Ethics in Government Act

    10/28/2016 3:01:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    NLPC ^ | October 28, 2016 | Peter Flaherty
    In a 2011 memo published by Wikileaks, Clinton underling Doug Band described how he secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in free travel and gifts for Bill Clinton and his family. While Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton did not disclose any gifts or free travel, as required. The gifts were first reported by Alana Goodman in the Daily Mail: ‘In support of the President’s for-profit activity, we also have solicited and obtained, as appropriate, in-kind services for the President and his family – for personal travel, hospitality, vacation and the like,’ wrote Band in the Nov. 16, 2011 memo...