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  • VENGEANCE! CNN Seeks Out, Confronts Reddit User Who Made Trump/CNN GIF

    07/04/2017 10:53:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    Red State ^ | July 4, 2017 | Joe Cunningham
    Journalists were gobsmacked to discover that Trump tweeted an animated GIF of him from his wrestling days knocking out someone with the CNN logo superimposed over his head. Among the scandalized were the “targets” of the tweet – CNN itself. And so, CNN did what any reasonable, sensible, and journalistic operation would do: they sought out the person who originally made the GIF on Reddit. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Reddit user”HanA**holeSolo” first shared the GIF last Wednesday of Trump pummeling a wrestler with CNN’s logo imposed on his face. CNN could find no earlier instance of the GIF. The GIF was later edited...
  • VA whistleblower who testified in Congress stripped of job duties in Atlanta

    06/20/2017 4:09:51 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 19, 2017 | Pete Kasperowicz
    The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday stripped away a key job responsibility from a whistleblower who has received national attention for his efforts to point out flaws within the troubled VA system, leading the whistleblower to predict he would soon be fired. Scott Davis is a public affairs officer for Member Services in Atlanta who has appeared on national television and testified several times in Congress. In prior years, his job gave him a role communicating with veterans, and dealing with website content and project management. However, Davis said he has not been given projects involving contact with veterans...
  • Doctor dragged off flight was convicted of trading drugs for sex (Plot Thickens)

    04/11/2017 7:48:10 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 224 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 11, 2017 | Natalie Musumeci
    The United Airlines passenger who was hauled off an overbooked plane is a poker-playing doctor from Kentucky with a sordid past. Dr. David Dao, 69, who was captured in a now-viral video being forcibly dragged off the Louisville-bound flight at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on Sunday, was working as a doctor specializing in pulmonary disease in Elizabethtown when he was convicted of trading prescription drugs for sex favors. According to documents filed with the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Dao was arrested in 2003 on the drug-related offenses following an undercover investigation.
  • 10th Circuit Hears Case of Woman Ordered to Stop Praying in Her Own Home

    03/21/2017 6:57:29 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 20 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/21/2017 | Bob Unruh
    Cops accused of intimidating, threatening, then poking fun at faith.
  • Liberal groups to Democrats: A vote for Gorsuch is a vote to get yourself primaried

    03/07/2017 8:16:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/07/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Progressive groups are certainly finding ways to keep themselves busy ever since their disastrous performance in the last election. One method of killing time is to take a break from their relentless attacks on the new president and form up the old circular firing squad to go after members of their own party. The new hotness on this front is an attempt to block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by threatening any vulnerable Democratic Senators who may be considering either voting for him or at least voting for cloture when his nomination is considered. A...
  • Berkeley Riot Explodes: Trump Supporters Beaten to Ground as Rally Turns Into Bloody Nightmare

    03/06/2017 5:59:57 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | March 5, 2017 | Kyle Becker
    A pro-Trump rally at the University of California, Berkeley turned into a violent, bloody riot Saturday evening. The civil disturbance led to several attendees in pro-Trump clothing and American flag regalia being assaulted. Police in riot gear, and even a man in a gas-mask looking helmet and makeshift shield with an American flag intervened after currently unidentified men were assaulted and beaten on the ground. Some Trump supporters were pepper-sprayed by opposition, according to Buzzfeed News.
  • Woman charged with hate crime in Davis mosque attack

    02/15/2017 4:07:19 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 17 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 14, 2017 | Stephen Magagnini, Cathy Locke and Nashelly Chavez
    An unemployed Davis resident has been arrested and charged with vandalizing the Davis Islamic Center last month in what both state and federal prosecutors are calling a hate crime.
  • Bay Area Conservatives Keep Meetups Secret Fearing For Their Safety

    02/05/2017 11:11:10 AM PST · by thecodont · 74 replies
    CBS SF Bay Area via Drudge Report ^ | February 4, 2017 11:01 PM | KPIX Staff
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Some East Bay conservatives say they live a secret life. They can never tell anyone what they really feel like in fear of their safety. Robert Ward is coming out conservative, but in a place he says is risky for those who share his beliefs. “If you witness what happened in Berkeley, actually they are so violent on top of it. I mean being a conservative in the Bay Area is like being a heretic,” says Ward. “You lead a double life. You can never tell your friends and co-workers.”
  • BuzzFeed’s Founder Spreads False Information. I Was One Of His Victims

    01/23/2017 10:00:57 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 9 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 23, 2017 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    At the moment, media outlets want nothing to do with BuzzFeed, the “news” website that published unverified, “fake” allegations against Donald Trump. The allegations are so flimsy that even Trump’s political opponents never used them. What few know is that BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti has a history of knowingly spreading false information. He has used fraudulent websites and email accounts to pretend to be people he wished to defame. I was one of his victims.
  • Rev. Herb Lusk, an ex-Eagle, says conservative blacks are being intimidated by liberal ones

    01/18/2017 6:46:48 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 12 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 01/18/2017 | Jenice Armstrong
    African Americans are quick to snatch somebody's black card.For the uninitiated, taking someone's black card is tantamount to kicking an offending party out of the proverbial club. It's a way of saying, "You're no longer one of us," as in, "Stacey Dash be gone." --SNIP-- "Conservative blacks are being intimidated by liberal blacks," he tweeted. "Why take my black card because I don't think like you? Why?" I called Lusk, a former Eagles running back, Tuesday to see if he cared to elaborate and I got an earful.
  • A UC-Berkeley Professor Couldn’t Evict Her Tenant Because of California’s Insane Rent Laws

    01/04/2017 2:09:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Reason ^ | 01/03/2017 | Robby Soave
    Mother Jones writes, "It's not easy to evict someone in California… Generally that's a good thing." But many people who read the article in which this claim appears may reach a different conclusion.Elizabeth Abel, an English professor at the University of California-Berkeley, rented her two-bedroom home to David Peritz, who teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. Abel didn't bother to ask for references or do much research on her prospective tenant, according to Mother Jones: the fact that he was an academic was essentially good enough for her.Her trust was misplaced. Peritz failed to pay rent on time, and it...
  • Jill Stein Demands Donald Trump End ‘Intimidation’ Against Vote Recount Efforts

    12/05/2016 12:46:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | December 5, 2016 | Madina Toure
    Dr. Jill Stein, along with her campaign staff and fellow Green Partiers, came all the way to Trump Tower this morning to blast his “anti-verification campaign” and tell him to stop spreading false information her recount efforts in three swing states. Early Monday morning, the Stein campaign announced that a federal judge in Michigan granted the campaign’s emergency request to immediately start the statewide recount. On Nov. 28, the campaign said Pennsylvanian voters filed recount requests in more than 260 precincts across the state and two days ago that it would file for emergency relief in federal court to demand...
  • Walgreen's $140 Million Lawsuit Shows Theranos Is Way Worse Than We Thought

    11/23/2016 11:10:50 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 15 replies
    Thrill List ^ | 11/23/2016, 2:58 PM | By Christina Stiehl
    <p>Theranos, the biotech company started by a 19-year-old Stanford dropout, has another hurdle to cross in its whole "we're totally a legit blood-testing company" campaign. This time, it turns out that tens of thousands of blood tests were voided, making them totally invalid. Whoops!</p>
  • Theranos's Insane Campaign To Punish Whistleblower, Who Happened To Be Famous Boardmember's Grandson

    11/21/2016 7:48:00 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 40 replies
    TechDirt ^ | Mon, Nov 21st 2016 5:13pm | by Mike Masnick
    We haven't really written much about the insane Theranos scandal, though we discussed it on our podcast. The whole story is pretty crazy -- involving a heavily hyped up company that appeared to basically be flat out lying to everyone about what it could do. The company still exists, but barely. The company's founder and CEO, who was plastered across magazine covers and compared frequently to Steve Jobs, has been banned from running a lab for two years, and the company is now facing a $140 million lawsuit from its biggest partner, Walgreens, who claims that Theranos repeatedly lied to...
  • Theranos and David Boies Cut Legal Ties

    11/19/2016 12:07:29 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 13 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Nov. 18, 2016 7:12 p.m. ET | By John Carreyrou
    Litigator David Boies and the law firm he founded, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, have stopped doing legal work for Theranos Inc. after disagreeing about the strategy for handling ongoing government investigations of the blood-testing company, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Boies, 75 years old, has been one of the country’s best-known litigators since the late 1990s. He became Theranos’s outside counsel after being approached in 2011 by two investors in the Palo Alto, Calif., startup. He fiercely defended Theranos against questions about its technology and operations. Those efforts included threatening to take legal action against The...
  • Theranos and David Boies Cut Legal Ties

    11/18/2016 11:53:04 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 7 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Nov. 18, 2016 7:12 p.m. ET | By John Carreyrou
    Litigator David Boies and the law firm he founded, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, have stopped doing legal work for Theranos Inc. after disagreeing about the strategy for handling ongoing government investigations of the blood-testing company, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Boies, 75 years old, has been one of the country’s best-known litigators since the late 1990s. He became Theranos’s outside counsel after being approached in 2011 by two investors in the Palo Alto, Calif., startup. He fiercely defended Theranos against questions about its technology and operations. Those efforts included threatening to take legal action against The...
  • Why is Elizabeth Holmes still leading Theranos?

    11/18/2016 11:38:20 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 25 replies
    San Francisco Business Times ^ | Nov 18, 2016, 1:40pm PST | Ron Leuty Reporter San Francisco Business Times
    It's worth asking why Elizabeth Holmes is still leading the embattled blood testing company Theranos Inc. But there may be a good reason why she still is in charge, one that has little to do with the scandal-ridden company's performance to date. Forget what venture capitalist Tim Draper — one of the first to invest in the Palo Alto company — implied this week that Holmes is being attacked because she's a young, female entrepreneur. The simple fact is that Theranos has not been able to deliver on its technology from a commercial, scientific or regulatory standpoint, and that falls...
  • Theranos Whistleblower Tells All On Intimidation And Coercion Tactics Employed To Silence Him

    11/18/2016 12:05:55 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 26 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | Nov 17, 2016 7:20 PM | by Tyler Durden
    2016 has not been too kind to Elizabeth Holmes, the Steve-Jobs wannabe in charge of fraudulent Theranos. She has thus far been banned for 2 years from operating labs, removed from hosting fundraisers for Hillary and lost her entire net worth. And now, the Wall Street Journal has published the "tell-all" story of the whistle-blower, 26 year old Tyler Shultz, who brought the the whole Theranos farce crashing down. It's a sordid tale complete with all the expected twists and turns of a Jason Bourne thriller including intimidation, coercion and private detectives. Tyler Shultz is the grandson of George Shultz,...
  • Democrats Intimidate Voters with Baseball Bats, Republicans with Voter Guides

    11/08/2016 6:42:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    Democrats Intimidate Voters with Baseball Bats, Republicans with Voter Guides Monday, November 7, 2016 Every cycle the Democrats and their allies on the left make unfounded allegations of intimidation against Republicans, yet they remain silent on actual intimidation. The strongest example yet of the hypocrisy is in North Carolina where Democrats were mad about a Republican voter guide being passed out. The response to a perfectly legal voter guide by one North Carolina Democrat official is to call it a (bold emphasis added): “cheap psychology is being used and some voters don’t know any better and think the culprit is...
  • Clinton campaign sends legal warning on ads claiming she's 'under investigation'

    11/07/2016 12:26:28 PM PST · by Hadean · 44 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | Nov. 7, 2016 | Evan Perez, CNN Justice Correspondent
    (CNN)Hillary Clinton's campaign sent cease-and-desist letters to broadcasters advising that they shouldn't air ads from pro-Donald Trump PACs that include the claim that Clinton is "under investigation by the FBI." The letters were dated Sunday, the same day the FBI announced that it was sticking by its conclusion that no charges were recommended against Clinton following completion of a review of recently discovered emails belonging to Clinton aide Huma Abedin. "These ads falsely claim Secretary Clinton is under investigation by the FBI," said the letter from Marc Elias, general counsel for the Clinton campaign. A copy of the letter was...