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  • Networks Censor Latest Bombshell on Russia/Uranium/Clinton Scandal

    10/18/2017 8:51:26 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 18, 2017 | Geoffrey Dickens
    New revelations that the FBI uncovered a Russian bribery plot before the Obama administration approved a nuclear deal with Moscow, that involved millions of kickback money to the Clinton Foundation, have been utterly ignored the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) network evening or morning shows, since the story broke early Tuesday. In fact, the network evening shows have only spent only 3 minutes and 1 second on the Clinton Foundation scandal in more than two years. The latest developments in the Russia/Uranium/Clinton scandal were first reported, on Tuesday, by The Hill’s John Solomon and Alison Spann. On Tuesday’s edition of...
  • Man charged in two KC killings, suspect in three more: 'They didn’t see it coming'

    08/30/2017 10:15:15 AM PDT · by Gritty · 75 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | August 29, 2017 | Glenn E. Rice, Ian Cummings, Joe Robertson
    A mysterious series of apparently random killings in Kansas City, mostly committed in isolated spots along walking trails, came to an end when the killer deviated from his pattern with a brazen, execution-style shooting in broad daylight on a city street, according to Jackson County prosecutors. The fifth and final killing came shortly after noon on Aug. 13, when 22-year-old Fredrick Demond Scott allegedly followed a man from a city bus, crept up behind him on the street and shot him in the head — before turning and getting right back on a bus. Like the other four victims Scott...
  • Philippines Leaders Ask Social Media to Remove Video of Catholic Icons Being Smashed [by Muslims]

    06/08/2017 6:44:27 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    America Magazine ^ | 6/7/17 | AP
    Philippine military officials said Wednesday that they've asked social media companies including Facebook to remove a video of militants smashing icons in a Catholic church in a besieged southern city, saying it may be an attempt to fan hatred and turn the conflict into a religious war. Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, the military spokesman, also urged netizens not to share the video, which shows militants ripping a picture of Pope Francis, toppling a crucifix, and stomping on and torching religious statues. Militants aligned with the Islamic State group continue to control pockets of territory in Marawi, where they laid siege...
  • Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We Suspected

    04/25/2017 7:53:03 AM PDT · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 37 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | APRIL 24, 2017 | David Harsanyi
    Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We SuspectedBarack Obama didn’t just undermine our allies with the Iran deal—he undermined his own Justice Department. What if Donald Trump had unilaterally shut down every investigation into Russian espionage, released over 20 suspected Russian spies, struck a deal to get rid of sanctions against Russia—in return for honoring deals that had been signed years before—and then lied to the American people about the entire episode? That’s the Obama Administration’s Iran deal. It might have been the first time the United States has offered extensive concessions to a nation that has continued to...
  • Ravel Says Regulate Internet Political Speech

    04/17/2017 6:59:23 AM PDT · by Ahithophel · 40 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | April 14, 2017 | Ian Miles Cheong
    The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. She presented her remarks in a speech at UC Berkeley, calling for regulations against “fake news.” Speaking at an event called “Future of Democracy,” Ravel argued the proliferation of “fake news” and political advertising on platforms like Facebook influenced elections. She warned that the lack of disclosure by the creators of these campaigns was becoming a huge problem. “We know that there’s a lot of campaigning that’s moved to the internet, whether it’s through fake news or just outright advertising and...
  • Trump Orders Media Blackout At Government Agencies: Bans Use Of Social Media, Bars New EPA Contracts

    01/24/2017 3:27:59 PM PST · by blam · 48 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1-24-2017 | Tyler Durden
    It wasn't just the EPA. Earlier today, we reported that the Trump administration instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants. Emails sent to EPA staff since President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday and reviewed by The Associated Press, detailed the specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or posts to the agency's social media accounts. On Monday, the Huffington Post reported that EPA grants had been frozen, with agency employees barred from speaking of the matter. The memo ordering the social media blackout is shown below.(snip)
  • Shocking moment a 64-year-old man was KILLED by a single punch (tr)

    11/02/2016 8:57:25 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 34 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11-02-2016 | Staff
    A horror, senseless attack that left a New York man dead has been captured on CCTV - and now police hope to find the callous stranger who did it. The NYPD have released video of the moment 64-year-old Patrick Gorman was punched in the head by another man on June 26, just feet from his Queens home. According to investigators, Mr Gorman may have been targeted by the unidentified man after accidentally bumping into a woman he was with.
  • Invisible Reports on Black-on-White Violence

    09/22/2016 5:17:07 AM PDT · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 22, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    Invisible Reports on Black-on-White Violence Reflections on the white victims the media never told you about. September 22, 2016 Jack Kerwick An “unarmed” black man, Terence Crutcher, has been fatally shot by police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  In the wake of this event, “anger mounts.” In North Carolina, on Tuesday night, black thugs—“protesters”—besieged Charlotte’s Finest with rocks, bottles, and traffic cones and shut down the interstate after a black police officer shot and killed another “unarmed” black man, Keith Lamont Scott. In spite of its predictability, or perhaps because of it, the response on the part of black activists...
  • ICYMI: Planned Parenthood Said It Was "Disrespectful" Paul Ryan Invited Nuns to SOTU

    01/18/2016 1:22:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    Some of House Speaker Paul Ryan's guests for the State of the Union address were sisters from the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic religious order dedicated to caring for the elderly poor. The order is suing the federal government over the HHS Mandate, because the sisters do not want to provide contraception to their employees via their insurance plans. (The group does not qualify as a "religious employer" because they employ and serve people of all faiths.) Naturally, Planned Parenthood took offense to this. Never missing an opportunity, @SteveKingIA & @SpeakerRyan used tonight's #SOTU address to send an...
  • Pornographic email scandal ripples through Pennsylvania politics

    12/27/2015 12:51:38 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 20 replies
    ukzambians ^ | December 27th, 2015
    PHILADELPHIA -- Over the past 15 months, beleaguered Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has released a steady stream of messages retrieved from a state email server that show state officials and employees trading pornographic, racist and misogynistic messages. There are jokes about rape and sexual assault, photos mocking African Americans and other minorities, and insults leveled at people because of their weight, their sexual orientation or their religion. At least two state Supreme Court justices and numerous officials in the office of the attorney general have been caught in the scandal that has been dubbed "Porngate." A small sampling: A...
  • U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Afghan Allies’ Abuse of Boys

    09/20/2015 11:28:19 AM PDT · by Theoria · 73 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 20 Sept 2015 | Joseph Goldstein
    In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base. “At night we can hear them screaming, but we’re not allowed to do anything about it,” the Marine’s father, Gregory Buckley Sr., recalled his son telling him before he was shot to death at the base in 2012. He urged his son to tell his superiors. “My son said that his officers told him to look the other way because it’s...
  • Dallas lawyer files complaint against JP Peterson over biker bonds

    06/03/2015 4:28:18 AM PDT · by don-o · 31 replies
    Waco Tribune ^ | June 2, 2015 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    A Dallas attorney who represents a biker in a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Waco and McLennan County filed a complaint Tuesday against McLennan County Justice of the Peace W.H. “Pete” Peterson. The complaint, filed with the State Commission on Judicial Conduct by attorney Clinton Broden, alleges Peterson violated several judicial ethical canons in the manner in which he set bonds for the 175 bikers jailed after the May 17 shootout at Twin Peaks restaurant. snip Broden’s complaint also alleges Peterson set bonds “in mass, group hearings without considering the rules for establishing bonds under the Code of...
  • NTSB releases preliminary report in Amtrak derailment

    06/02/2015 10:53:42 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6-2-2015 | Michael Laris
    Investigators looking into last month’s deadly Amtrak derailment have found “no anomalies” in the tracks, signals or breaking systems of train #188, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board released Tuesday, underscoring the key outstanding question of their ongoing inquiry: Why did the locomotive speed into a sharp Philadelphia curve at 106 miles an hour? The NTSB said it is continuing its examination of engineer Brandon Bostian’s cell phone records. Bostian, who said he cannot recall the events shortly before the crash, reported to the NTSB that his phone was in a bag at the time...
  • The McLennan County Re-Education Camp

    06/02/2015 9:23:18 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 50 replies
    The Aging Rebel ^ | May 28, 2015 | Aging Rebel Editor
    The McLennan County Re-Education Camp Neither the United States Department of Justice, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, the Governor of Texas, the President of the United States nor any of the score of smurfs and fools currently running for President has so far dared to come to the defense of the scores of men and at least two women who remain unjustly imprisoned under cruel and unusual circumstances in the McLennan County Jail. The Southern Nevada Confederation of Clubs has stated that the jail is desperately overcrowded, that some prisoners are not being fed and that others cannot...
  • Texas biker shootout: Can 174 people be convicted of murder?

    05/31/2015 5:20:38 PM PDT · by don-o · 106 replies
    star.com ^ | May 31, 2015 | Naomi Martin
    WACO, TEXAS—After a gunfight between rival motorcycle gangs outside a crowded restaurant left nine dead, police rounded up everyone on the scene wearing biker vests. Now, as 174 people sit in jail on organized crime charges, legal experts say prosecutors face a difficult challenge, and that many of those arrested could end up going free. “They have bitten off more than they can chew,” said Robert Draskovich, a Las Vegas criminal defence lawyer who represents bikers. “Prosecutors often overreach and charge too many people, but I’ve never seen it to this extent.” To prove the current charges, which have capital...
  • Motorcycle Community Revs Up for Protests Over ‘The Waco 170'

    05/29/2015 4:51:25 AM PDT · by don-o · 216 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | May 28, 2015 | Lee Stranahan
    As unanswered questions and controversy mount over the shooting outside a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, there is a growing movement by motorcycle riders to protest what they see as troubling overreach by the authorities. Breitbart Texas has previously reported on a number of inconsistencies in the story that Waco Police have told about the deadly incident. There’s a growing awareness that there seems to be much more to the story than originally reported, and bikers are taking action. The Confederation of Clubs and Independents (CoC&I) — a political group focused on biker rights — has issued a Call...
  • San Antonio man caught up in Waco melee has lost his job at USAA

    05/28/2015 4:34:42 AM PDT · by don-o · 91 replies
    mysanantonio.com ^ | May 28, 2015 | Guillermo Contreras
    A San Antonio man has lost his job because he’s unable to post bail after he was arrested in the aftermath of the biker melee in Waco. Diego N. Obledo, 40, doesn’t have a motorcycle but was arrested after driving friends in his Toyota Venza to the Twin Peaks restaurant where the brawl broke out, according to San Antonio lawyer A.L. Hernden, who is helping the family. Hernden said Diego Obledo was “just standing around” but was caught up in the sweep as 170 people were arrested by Waco law officers. More than 30 are from this area. Obledo has...
  • Hasn't Al Sharpton Heard of Waco? "would surely have strained black affection for the Clintons"

    04/13/2015 12:54:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 12, 2015 | Jack Cashill
    "....At the time of the assault, Clinton was meeting with his Asian moneymen, John Huang and James Riady,in his never ending quest to raise illegal foreign cash. Riady recalls the day vividly because a television in the corner was showing the Mount Carmel community at Waco in full flame. Ever gracious,Clinton escorted his guests to the White House situation room to observe key staff then in the throes of mismanaging the crisis.When Clinton saw the laurels being tossed Reno’s way,however,he turned credit monger and fought for his share of the limelight. Yes,Virginia,there was limelight to be had. What may seem...
  • Enraged Liberals Call for Murder of Memories Pizza Owners

    04/03/2015 2:18:44 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 84 replies
    The Pundit Press ^ | 4/3/2015 | Thomas
    Well, that didn't take long. The tolerance brigades are calling for the death of the proprietors of a small pizza restaurant in a sleepy Indiana town. All of the hubbub that has spawned over the last three days has spun well out of control for those that wanted to make the pizzeria an example to be shunned. However, some have taken it way too far already: they´ve raised funds for the stupid gayhaters of #MemoriesPizza let´s raise funds to kill them all !!! take you gun and kill them now — Al Gringo (@Al_Gringo) April 3, 2015 #MemoriesPizza If conservatives...
  • At Memories Pizza, New Threats Arise; Press's Determination to Ignore Them Continues

    04/03/2015 11:14:57 AM PDT · by celmak · 91 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 04/02/2015 | Tom Blumer
    Update, April 3: The Indiana man who claims to have been hacked now admits that he wasn't, but says he was "joking" about robbing Memories Pizza, and is threatening to sue those who exposed his (ahem) public comments. Those of us following the Memories Pizza story won't have trouble remembering it as the years go by, thanks only partially to the Walkerton, Indiana store's fairly unusual name for a pizzeria. What will also easy to recall are the "memories" of the unhinged and threatening leftist behavior that accompanied its owner's simple statement that, if the request ever arose, they would...