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  • Virginia Judge Calls for Discovery in Nunes Defamation Suit

    02/15/2020 10:45:52 PM PST · by Rabin · 18 replies
    Courthouse News ^ | February 12, 2020 | BRAD KUTNER
    <p>CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CN) — A lawsuit California Congressman Devin Nunes filed in Virginia against California-based media giant McClatchy will live to see another day after a judge called Wednesday for more discovery on personal jurisdiction. Nunes, who seeks $150 million in damages, brought the suit last year in Albemarle Circuit Court, claiming that the publisher had conspired with Republican operative Elizabeth Mair to tarnish his reputation.</p>
  • qui tam procedure (Lawsuit) against Team Robert Mueller

    02/15/2020 2:51:30 PM PST · by Stanwood_Dave · 7 replies
    2/15/2020 | Stanwooddave
    It, now being abundantly clear, from day one Mueller had no case against POTUS Trump, why couldn't a everyday citizen file a qui tam lawsuit against Mueller et al?
  • Sanders a No-Show...

    02/14/2020 9:04:23 PM PST · by Rabin · 10 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | FEBRUARY 14, 2020 | David Rutz
    Bernie was a no-show vote on an amendment commending the U.S. armed forces and intelligence community for the strike that barbied Shea hot shots, Q Soleimani and AMa Muhandis. Klobuchar & Warren attended and voted "nay", 53 Republicans, 10 Democrats, and Independent Angus King supported the amendment introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz, praising President Trump, and the action terminating the late piglet pair.
  • Pregnancy Center Files Religious Discrimination Suit Against N.Y.

    02/09/2020 10:26:00 PM PST · by Rabin · 4 replies
    Freebeacon ^ | FEBRUARY 8, 2020 | Graham Piro
    EMC Frontline, a charity that helps pregnant women and newborns is fighting New York state law that requires nonprofits and religious institutions to hire vermin. The "Boss Bill" prohibits employers from accessing (considering) child dismemberment / emulsification preferences. EMC founder Chris Slattery said the law represents "a fundamental effort to crush the pro-life movement" by targeting pro-life church institutions and nonprofits. New York City passed the same “murder incorporated” language shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the statewide "Boss Bill" in November. Neither the Cuomo administration nor Mayor Bill de Blasio's office returned requests for comment.
  • 'Bath Salts' Feel Like a Drug From the Past—But They're Still Wreaking Havoc

    02/03/2020 9:39:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Vice ^ | Jan 23 2020 | Sam Iravani
    In some parts of the world they conjure wild memories from the 2010s. In Russia, they're more popular than weed.When a group of powerful, legal stimulants burst onto the drug scene in the UK and U.S. a decade ago, they caused a media frenzy. In Britain, mephedrone came virtually out of nowhere in 2009 to become a hugely popular drug with university students, clubbers and rural teenagers. Dubbed "meow meow" by newspapers and sold online as “plant food,” it was the “killer” drug that made people rip off their own scrotums. Yet behind the hype, to young people using it,...
  • Javelin

    01/28/2020 8:50:35 PM PST · by Rabin · 35 replies
    Military Today ^ | n/a | Staff
    Javelin is a US-made, man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile. It destroys bunkers, tank, trucks and low flying helicopters. When the gunner determines the target, coordinates are sent to the logic gob, which locks on the target. After launch and during flight the crew run like hell from the firing position. The missile is equipped with imaging infrared seeker to deliver an 8.4 kg tandem shaped charge. A precursor warhead detonates any ablative armor, then the primary warhead penetrates the base armor. Javelin is capable of destroying any main battle tank in the world today.
  • Report: Alexander Vindman’s Brother, Yevgeny.. Reviewed Bolton Book at NSC

    01/27/2020 8:24:55 PM PST · by Rabin · 37 replies
    Ammsrican Greatness ^ | January 27th, 2020 | Debra Heine
    The twin brother of controversial anti-Trump NSC aide Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman had seen a draft copy of John Bolton’s controversial new book, raising the possibility that he passed key passages to the New York Times. The Wall Street Journal described Yevgeny as “an NSC lawyer handling ethics issues.” Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman described his twin as the “lead ethics official” at the NSC. A U.S. Office of Government Ethics web page, updated on Friday, identifies Yevegeny Vindman as the “Alternate Designated Agency Ethics Official” for the NSC..
  • Influencers 'Being Offered Thousands for Sex'

    01/21/2020 11:26:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    BBC ^ | 20 January 2020 | Ellie Costello
    Rosie Williams, who starred in series three of Love Island, says she was offered £100,000 a year plus all her clothes and bags, to become a companion to a man in Dubai. She showed us one of the recent messages she had received, from a man purporting to be in Dubai. It says she may be surprised to hear from him but he has an "important transaction" he wishes to share - which she says is a common turn of phrase in these messages. And she says she would never be tempted, despite the large amount of money involved. Rosie...
  • Explosion during rocket test kills 'elite' of Russian nuclear center. (Sarov)

    01/16/2020 7:23:51 PM PST · by Rabin · 31 replies
    Pravda.ru ^ | 12.08.2019 | Dmitry Sudakov
    The death of employees is a bitter loss for the entire nuclear center. The victims of the explosion developed special hardware and software; a leading electronic engineer, the head of the research and testing group a category 1 test engineer, and the deputy head of the research and testing department. It took the centre a year to arrange preparations for the tests in the water area of the White Sea. We put up appropriate stands, conducted the certifications. We conducted serious instruction works, prepared equipment, programs, techniques and discussed everything. It seemed that everything was prepared accordingly, adding that "the...
  • WARNING GRAPHIC & GRUESOME PHOTOS SHOW CHARRED REMAINS OF TOP IRANIAN LEADER QASEM SOLEIMANI

    01/11/2020 9:58:57 PM PST · by Morgana · 78 replies
    blazing press ^ | January 03, 2020 | staff
    Grisly photos circulated on social media purport to show the body of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, who was reportedly killed during a US air strike on a Baghdad airport early Friday morning. President Trump took credit for the drone strike Friday, saying Soleimani was planning to attack American diplomats. “Last night, at my direction, the United States military successfully executed a flawless precision strike that killed the number one terrorist anywhere in the world, Qassem Soleimani,” Trump stated. “Soleimani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel, but we caught him in the act and terminated...
  • Ivanka Trump's talk at tech conference ignites backlash

    01/08/2020 11:46:39 PM PST · by Enterprise · 35 replies
    https://thehill.com ^ | January 08, 2020 | JUSTIN WISE
    White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday was met with a friendly reception from the crowd while delivering a keynote address at the CES tech gathering in Las Vegas, the nation's biggest consumer electronics trade show.(Snip) Brianna Wu, a video game developer who is running for Congress in Massachusetts, tweeted before the event that Ivanka Trump "is not a woman in tech" and that her invitation to CES was a "lazy attempt to emulate diversity."
  • Kentucky judge accused of courthouse threesome is suspended

    01/08/2020 11:26:51 PM PST · by Enterprise · 72 replies
    https://www.nbcnews.com ^ | Jan 8, 2020 | Ben Kesslen
    A Kentucky family court judge has been suspended without pay after she was accused of misconduct, including an allegation that she had a threesome in the courthouse. (Snip) The committee also accused Gentry of approving false or inaccurate time sheets and of allowing staff to store and consume alcoholic beverages in court offices and to consume alcohol in the courthouse.
  • Air Force Base Announces New Restrictions on Personal Weapons

    01/01/2020 7:32:41 PM PST · by Rabin · 68 replies
    military.com ^ | 30 Dec 2019 | Oriana Pawlyk
    Beginning Jan. 2, airmen at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, will no longer be able to carry their personal firearms on base, even if they lock them up in their cars first. Col. Gavin Marks, issued the change… "The current policy, which authorizes registered Department of Defense ID card holders with a Nebraska Concealed Handgun License (CHL) and holders of reciprocating state concealed carry license (CCL) to transport and secure privately-owned handguns in privately-owned vehicles within the base, will no longer be valid,"
  • The Unholy Trinity: How Sex, Organized Crime, And Espionage Intersect In The Israel-Russia-Ukraine Triangle

    12/26/2019 1:36:32 PM PST · by Norski · 22 replies
    Tsionizm ^ | December 19, 2019 | Baruch Pletner
    Russian-Israeli relations are rapidly deteriorating as both countries engage in a tit for tat on visitor screening The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics had 15 “republics” and countless “autonomous regions”, but really only two republics mattered: the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The rest were window dressing. The USSR had only three capital cities that mattered, Moscow, Leningrad (St. Petersburg today), and Kiev. The rest were “provinces”. After the fall of the USSR in 1990 and the free for all that followed, Soviet Jews, those who have not emigrated to Israel or America in the 1970’s like my family had done,...
  • M-17 Surplus - Own a Piece of History

    12/19/2019 8:33:36 AM PST · by numberonepal · 21 replies
    SIG SAUER ^ | 12-19-2019 | SIG SAUER
    SIG SAUER is offering an extremely limited number of authentic M17s originally issued by the U.S. Army and fielded during the initial domestic and in-theater deployment of the Modular Handgun System. These unique, one-of-a-kind firearms feature the original coyote controls, the original government-issue markings and serial numbers, along with the U.S. Army specified front and rear sights. As these were fielded by the U.S. Army their condition will vary, making each one uniquely different, and making this truly an opportunity to own a piece of history. The M17 Surplus handgun is a 9mm, striker-fired, P320-based handgun platform, featuring a coyote-tan...
  • Israeli PM's challenger fails

    11/20/2019 8:36:17 PM PST · by Rabin · 4 replies
    Xinhua ^ | 2019-11-21 | Hana Huaxia
    JERUSALEM, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's challenger, Benny Gantz, announced Wednesday he had failed to form a government by the midnight deadline, increasing prospects for the third elections in Israel in less than a year. Gantz, leader of the centrist party of Blue and White and Israel's former military chief, accused Netanyahu of refusing to drop demand for parliamentary protectons. Netanyahu was tasked by the president with forming a new governing coalition ahead of Gantz because he was supported by a larger right-wing bloc. But, like Gantz, he failed to gain a 61-seats majority needed to...
  • Destiny's Child - Say My Name (Official Video)

    11/13/2019 5:47:38 AM PST · by conservative98 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/13/2019
  • meaning in history Who Is Eric Ciaramella?

    11/03/2019 4:15:48 AM PST · by outofsalt · 12 replies
    meaning in history (a blog of blogs) ^ | 10/11/2019 | Mark Wauck
    "This morning in a comment, Mike Sylwester linked to a blog at American Thinker that discussed possible "whistleblower" candidates: Who is the whistleblower? Eric Ciaramella is the third candidate discussed. There's some shocking material available about Ciaramella, who was a Susan Rice protege and was brought into the White House by H. R. McMaster"
  • Cuomo: Trump's move to Florida is a ploy to avoid releasing his tax returns

    11/01/2019 1:26:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 1, 2019 | Jessica Campisi
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Friday that President Trump’s decision to switch his primary residence from New York to Florida was likely a move to avoid releasing his tax returns. “My guess is that he was advised by his lawyers that it would help his case not to release his taxes to the Manhattan District Attorney if he could say he was no longer a resident of the state of New York,” Cuomo told MSNBC. “I could see it as a legal tactic, and the timing is coincidental.” Cuomo added that since many people from New York and...
  • Shocking Halloween costume Drag queen Blair Back has fake abortion at bar.

    10/31/2019 11:36:49 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    stargan swibrz ^ | October 30, 2019 | stargan swibrz
    Shocking Halloween costume Drag queen Blair Back has fake abortion at bar. Subscribe for more crazy news .Warning graphic content . Shocking moment Italian/Scottish drag queen has fake abortion at bar IN THE UNITED STATES . Blair Back ON FACEBOOK @Blair_Back instagram **VIDEO IS 3 MINUTES LONG**