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  • Grassley to Feinstein: We won't delay Kavanaugh hearing

    09/25/2018 4:46:51 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/25/18 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is rejecting a request from Democrats to delay a Thursday hearing where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford are set to testify. Grassley sent a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the committee, saying he would "respectfully decline" her request to postpone until the White House ordered an investigation into two sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. "I respectfully decline your request. I am not going to silence Dr. Ford after I promised and assured her that I would provide her a safe, comfortable, and dignified opportunity to testify," Grassley...
  • Document Expert: Discrepancies Discovered in Feinstein’s Christine Ford Letter Looks Like Fraud

    09/25/2018 4:03:19 PM PDT · by detective · 67 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 25, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full tile: Document Expert: Multiple Discrepancies Discovered in Senator Feinstein’s Christine Ford Letter – Looks Like a Fraud Another Internet sleuth released a series of tweets that are damning to the letter provided by Senator Feinstein from Dr. Ford who accused Judge Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct nearly 40 years ago. The Internet is the place where individuals with different backgrounds and skill sets are able to combine their efforts to address the many lies in the MSM today. This happens all the time and the MSM hates it when their lies are uncovered or questioned. Yesterday Dr. Dannielle...
  • Grassley Sets Friday Vote - 9:30 AM

    09/25/2018 3:36:50 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 104 replies
    About time!
  • UPDATE: Avenatti Denies 4chan Prankster Punked Him With Hoax Kavanaugh ‘Train’ Gang Rape Accusation

    09/25/2018 3:11:13 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 47 replies
    Gateway ^ | 9-25-2017 | Kristen
    Update: Avenatti denies he was punked by 4chan trolls. Asked @MichaelAvenatti about the rumor his new client is a hoax: “It never happened. None of it. No truth to it. This is a fabrication of the right because they are worried and they should be." — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) September 25, 2018 A poster at 4chan made an unconfirmed claim Tuesday morning that he and his girlfriend punked porn star attorney and Trump antagonist Michael Avenatti. The two said they were behind Avenatti going public with an outrageously false story accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his prep school...
  • Rep. Meadows wants Rod Rosenstein to testify UNDER oath about NY Times spying report

    09/25/2018 3:04:14 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 19 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 9/25/18 | USA Features
    Discovery: House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said Tuesday he wants Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to testify before Congress under oath regarding details contained in a New York Times report last week. The Times report claims that Rosenstein once offered to secretly record POTUS Trump inside the Oval Office while wanting to “recruit” top Trump administration officials to get rid of the president via the 25th Amendment — a majority of Cabinet members voting for removal. The Times says that Rosenstein shared those plans with “other Justice Department and FBI officials,” who of course gave the paper their details...
  • Corruption in the Senate Confirmation Process

    09/25/2018 2:54:55 PM PDT · by Twotone · 10 replies
    American Spectator ^ | September 25, 2018 | Jeffrey Lord
    What’s happening to Judge Brett Kavanaugh — who, for the record, I do not know — recalls the confirmation battle over now-Third Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Brooks Smith in 2001-2002. And as I discovered, the confirmation process itself has been corrupted by Senate Democrats and their special interest allies. As a young Reagan political aide — and a non-lawyer — I wound up working on five Reagan Supreme Court nominations. That would be Rehnquist for Chief Justice, Scalia, Bork, Douglas Ginsburg, and Anthony Kennedy for Associate Justice. In 2001, well out of government, I received a phone call...
  • Russia's S-300 Play in Syria Is Creating Geopolitical Waves

    09/25/2018 2:47:58 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 24 replies
    Yahoo Noose (National Interest) ^ | September 25, 2018 | Dave Majumdar
    Russia says it will supply Syria with a version of the S-300 air and missile-defense system, despite objections from Washington and Tel Aviv. The Kremlin made the decision to supply Damascus with the potent air-defense system after a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile battery mistakenly shot down a Russian Ilyushin Il-20M Coot-A intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft during an Israeli raid on Assad regime forces on September 17.The Kremlin has decided to supply the Syrian regime with the potent S-300 because Moscow blames Israel for the downing of its Il-20M despite the fact that it was a Syrian-operated weapon that...
  • DC Lobbyist Offers $25,000 Reward for Dirt on Brett Kavanaugh’s Dubious Accusers

    09/25/2018 2:46:40 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 30 replies
    Gatewaypundit ^ | September 25, 2018 | Jim Hift
    Washington DC lobbyist Jack Burkman is offering a $25,000 reward for incriminating evidence on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers Christine Ford, Deborah Ramirez and the other woman who accused Kavanaugh of gang-rape. Burkman says discrepancies in both stories have cast doubt on both Ford and Ramirez, making the case near impossible to weigh on without investigation. WASHINGTON D.C. – After allegations of sexual assault stalled the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Jack Burkman, a D.C.-based lawyer and lobbyist, is offering a $25k reward for information on Kavanaugh’s three accusers As rumors regarding the timing and potential of political motivation...
  • Newt Gingrich: The REAL question for Thursday's Kavanaugh hearing -- Who governs America?

    09/25/2018 2:46:27 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 25, 2018 | Newt Gingrich
    If not Judge Kavanaugh, then who? This is the question Republicans should ask themselves as they prepare for Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. If this decent human being, with an exemplary record as husband, father, friend, and judge can be smeared and maligned, who is going to be capable of surviving the left’s ruthless dishonesty and willingness to lie, intimidate, and destroy? If the left can succeed in vilifying someone with Judge Kavanaugh’s integrity and record, they will be in a position to say to President Trump, “nominate a moderate who is acceptable to us or we will smear your...
  • It's Time: To give our guns to Hitler

    09/25/2018 2:33:32 PM PDT · by dead · 9 replies
    It's been online for 9 months or so, but I've never seen this before. It's very funny - I recommend it:It's Time: To give our guns to Hitler
  • Kavanaugh hearing once again in question as Christine Ford raises new concerns

    09/25/2018 2:16:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/25/2018 | Brooke Singman
    An attorney for the woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her decades ago has raised fresh concerns about the format for Thursday's highly anticipated hearing with her and the Supreme Court nominee. The letter raising those issues once again could throw into doubt the scheduled hearing, which has been the subject of ever-changing negotiations since Christine Blasey Ford first went public. In the message, sent to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley late Monday and obtained by Fox News, her attorney took issue with apparent plans for an outside counsel to ask questions -- as well as fiery...
  • Christine Blasey Ford: Abortion Profiteer.

    09/25/2018 2:05:24 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 9 replies
    The Stream ^ | September 24, 2018 | JOHN ZMIRAK
    As Natural News has reported, Ford works for a pharmaceutical company that manufacturers an abortion pill drug, whose profits could be strongly impacted by future Supreme Court decisions on abortion rights. Corcept Therapeutics (Corcept.com) manufacturers and markets an abortion pill drug called mifepristone, and Christine Blasey Ford is a co-author of at least eight published scientific papers produced by the pharmaceutical giant to promote its pills. You can see Blasey’s name listed on several publications at this Corcept.com web page detailing their research papers. ...The controversial site Gateway Pundit first broke this story. It seems to have all its facts...
  • Man claims to be a minority business owner after DNA test shows he’s 4% African

    09/25/2018 1:48:33 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 72 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 25, 2018 | Lia Eustachewich
    An insurance agent claims he should qualify as a minority business owner, because a DNA test shows he’s 4 percent African — enough, he believes, to make him “a certified black man.” Ralph Taylor knows on the outside he looks like an average white guy, but he is trying using the results from his AncestryByDNA test to bolster his business in Lynnwood, Washington. “I’ve always known that I’m multiracial,” the 55-year-old declared to the Washington Post. The 2010 test showed that he’s 90 percent European, 6 percent indigenous American and 4 percent sub-Saharan African. This gizmo can turbocharge the DNA-identification...
  • Fired Justice Department Employee Who Moonlighted As Socialist, Anti-Trump Activist [tr]

    09/25/2018 1:27:45 PM PDT · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | September 25, 2018 | Joe Simonson
    full title: Fired Justice Department Employee Who Moonlighted As Socialist, Anti-Trump Activist Sets Up GoFundMe To Sue Administration A Department of Justice employee who helped orchestrate a protest against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has been fired and is now asking supporters to donate money for her living expenses and legal fees for a potential lawsuit.
  • Senate Republicans Hire FEMALE Sex-Crimes Prosecutor to Question Christine Ford

    09/25/2018 1:18:34 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 36 replies
    Gatewaypundit ^ | September 25, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Full Title: Senate Republicans Hire FEMALE Sex-Crimes Prosecutor to Question Christine Ford – Won’t Reveal IdentitySenate Republicans have hired outside counsel to question Christine Ford in Thursday’s hearing. The attorney, a female, has not been identified due to safety concerns. The Senate Judiciary Committee led by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) agreed to use a prosecutor experienced in sex-crimes to serve as an investigative staff counsel for the hearing. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said it is not uncommon to have outside counsel to do questioning in this type of hearing, reported FOX News. Politico reported: Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley...
  • Newspaper Apologizes For Cartoon That Depicted Christine Blasey Ford Demanding M&Ms And Roses

    09/25/2018 12:49:21 PM PDT · by Vlad The Inhaler · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 24, 2018 | Eli Rosenberg
    The Indianapolis Star issued an apology to its readers after an outcry over an editorial cartoon that skewered Christine Blasey Ford ahead of her upcoming Senate hearing. The cartoon, which was published in the newspaper’s print edition Sunday, depicted Ford sitting in front of the Judiciary Committee with her back to the reader. “Here are my demands,” she is depicted telling the panel. “No questions from lawyers, dim the lights, I want roses, sparkling water, a bowl of green M&Ms." The cartoon was mocking Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a...
  • ARE THE DEMOCRATS THROWING ELLISON UNDER THE BUS?

    09/25/2018 12:44:18 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Powerline ^ | September 25, 2018 6:00 AM | JOHN HINDERAKER
    The Democrats sacrificed Al Franken in order to shore up their effort to win a Senate seat in Alabama. They knew that Minnesota’s governor would appoint another Democrat to replace Franken, so they could net a Senate seat with an upset pickup in Alabama, which is exactly what happened. Many Minnesota Democrats are still unhappy that Franken was forced out of the Senate, not by Republicans but by his own Democratic colleagues. Now it is starting to look as though the Democrats may be throwing Deputy DNC Chairman Keith Ellison overboard in a similar manner. We noted last week that...
  • Senate majority leader says he believes Republicans have the votes to confirm Kavanaugh

    09/25/2018 12:43:29 PM PDT · by Revel · 54 replies
    Reuters ^ | 09/25/18 | Twitter
    Reuters Politics Verified Account @ReutersPolitics Senate majority leader says he believes Republicans have the votes to confirm Kavanaugh pic.twitter.com/uBOLmslNjQ 11:39 AM - 25 Sep 2018
  • Stop Appeasing the Democrats

    09/25/2018 12:25:29 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    Front Page ^ | September 25, 2018 | Bruce Thornton
    From the playground to geopolitics, appeasing an aggressor invites only more aggression. This timeless truth of human nature is one that we moderns can’t seem to accept. We reflexively assume that a rational accommodation or concessions will be reciprocated by those proven to be ready to use any means necessary to achieve their aims, no matter how amoral, unfair, or vicious. Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court illustrate that this false assumption leads only to more demands, and ultimately to defeat. The last-minute accusations from Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who claims that decades ago Kavanaugh groped her...
  • Donald Trump: Democrats ‘Playing a Con Game’ with Brett Kavanaugh Accusers

    09/25/2018 11:41:12 AM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Sep 2018 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump questioned the motives behind women accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault on Tuesday and stalling the Senate confirmation vote. “Democrats are playing a con game — C-O-N,” Trump said in response to the controversy. He made his remarks after his speech at the United Nations General Assembly during a meeting with the new president of Colombia.