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  • John Brennan and Baltic Spies Teamed Up to Defeat Trump

    03/28/2017 6:54:17 AM PDT · by pgkdan
    The American Spectator ^ | 03/28/17 | GEORGE NEUMAYR
    The origin of the Obama administration’s investigation of imaginary Trump-Russia collusion remains murky, but this much is clear: John Brennan, Obama’s Trump-hating CIA director, stands at the center of it. Brennan pushed for a multi-agency investigation of the Trump campaign, using as his pretext alleged intelligence from an unnamed Baltic state. That “intelligence” was supplied at the very moment Baltic officials had their own political motivation to smear Trump. “Last April, the CIA director was shown intelligence that worried him. It was – allegedly – a tape recording of a conversation about money from the Kremlin going into the US...
  • Europe takes in refugees by the millions; Saudis blow them out of the water

    03/28/2017 6:51:07 AM PDT · by all the best
    The Duran ^ | March 27, 2017 | Ricky Twisdale
    While Germany, Greece, the Visegrad countries, and Brussels all argue about who should take in the most migrants, the Saudis have evidently found a much simpler solution to the problem. A boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen was allegedly attacked by the Saudi-led coalition which is intervening in Yemen’s civil war, reported Human Rights Watch. “The coalition’s apparent firing on a boat filled with fleeing refugees is only the latest likely war crime in Yemen’s two-year-long war,” HRW’s Middle East director Sarah Leah Whitson said. Here’s their account of what transpired: One of the boat’s four Yemeni crew members...
  • China Makes Advances in Space Lasers, Microwave Weapons

    03/28/2017 6:43:30 AM PDT · by Epoch Times
    Epoch Times ^ | March 22, 2017 | Joshua Philipp
    The People’s Liberation Army, the army of the Chinese Communist Party, recently announced a breakthrough on a key weapons programs that may change the nature of war. Chinese scientists claim they’ve had unexpected success in developing a high-powered microwave (HPM) weapon, according to The Diplomat. The magazine notes that in January, Huang Wenhua, deputy director of China’s Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, was awarded for his research on directed energy, which HPM weapons use. HPM systems are able to destroy electronic equipment, and in an age when most combat systems—from tanks to planes, radios to satellites—rely on electronics, the weapons...
  • Wounded Ryan faces new battle

    03/28/2017 6:32:33 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/28/2017 | Scott Wong
    A wounded Paul Ryan is facing another potential crisis over the next month. The Speaker, who saw his years-long effort to repeal ­ObamaCare collapse last week after a rebellion on the right, must come up with a plan to fund the federal government and avert a shutdown. The Wisconsin Republican will face many of the same tricky intraparty dynamics as he tries to keep the government running. Funding expires in about a month, on April 28, but the House is taking a two-week recess in mid-April, leaving negotiators just a few legislative work weeks to reach a deal. The stakes...
  • Russia Threatens To Leak Things Obama Asked Moscow To “Keep Secret”

    03/28/2017 6:07:59 AM PDT · by davikkm · 20 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Joshua Caplan
    The Western media missed an oh-so juicy nugget out Russia recently that should have set off alarm bells in Washington. Asked about the current state of U.S.-Russia relations, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova gave a long winded answer that can be read below. In her answer, Zakharova suggested Russia may “publish leaks” about “secrets” the Obama administration asked the Russian government to keep private. The shocking statement can be found in the second to last paragraph of Zakharova’s answer highlighted in both bold and italic. You could just imagine the headlines this would have made if this was about a...
  • BOOM! Trump Just Drained The SWAMP, Signs 4 New BILL

    03/28/2017 5:59:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 03/27/17 | Donald J Trump
    Drain the swamp agenda continues, President signs 4 new bill to drain the swamp. Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.  Please share this video below so other people can WAKE UP TO REAL NEWS!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJoODsbYQi8  
  • Sentencing set for ex-West Virginia sheriff in meth case

    03/28/2017 5:54:39 AM PDT · by davikkm
    SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - A former West Virginia sheriff who admitted to being a meth addict is due back in court for sentencing in a case in which he was charged with stealing the drug from a police locker. Bo Williams faces up to 10 years in prison for his guilty plea to a felony charge of entering without breaking. Sentencing is set for Tuesday in Roane County Circuit Court.
  • Europe: Death by a Thousand Cuts

    03/28/2017 5:53:07 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 4 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | Fay Voshell
    There was a form of torture and eventual execution employed by Chinese authorities from about 900-1905. The formal name is lingchi, meaning death by a thousand cuts. The victim being put to death did not expire immediately, but instead bled to death very slowly and excruciatingly. Lingchi describes what is happening to Western European nations. They are slowly dying because of Islamist terrorists’ thousand cuts. But it is clear that, although the nations of Europe receive cut after cut, most of the leaders of those nations, as well as the leaders of the European Union, still will not acknowledge that...
  • CNN’s Cuomo: Obama EPA Regs Key to Keep US “from looking like Shanghai”

    03/28/2017 5:51:42 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hot stock tip: invest in companies producing anti-smog surgical masks. That is, if you buy into Chris Cuomo’s environmental alarmism. On CNN this morning, the panel discussed the Trump admin’s announcement yesterday that it plans to roll back some of the Obama-era EPA regs viewed as overly restrictive on the coal industry. Cuomo claimed that the Obama regs are “seen as key to keeping the United States from looking like Shanghai in terms of blowing all kinds of black smoke into the air.” View the video here.
  • Syria threatens to use SCUD missiles on Israel if it carries out any more airstrikes

    03/28/2017 5:43:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 27, 2017 | Staff
    Russia has warned the Israel government on behalf of Assad regime that any more air strikes in Syria will be met with Scud missiles. Syria had sent Israel a message via Russia that Scud missiles would be fired towards Israeli targets if Israel carried out any further airstrikes in the war-torn region, Lebanon's Al-Diyar newspaper reported. According to the report, any strikes against Syrian military targets will be met with Scuds launched at IDF bases while any strikes against civilian infrastructure will be met with missiles fired at Haifa's port and petrochemical plant.
  • Rose Unplugged Morning Show March 28 2017.

    03/28/2017 5:35:59 AM PDT · by GregB · 1 replies
    Catch Rose on Pittsburgh's 1250 AM The Answer WPGP, from 8AM to 10AM Monday through Friday or via live stream at www.am1250theanswer.com, where you can also get the podcasts. Join us for real no-nonsense conservative talk with a passion that only Rose can deliver! Grab a cup of joe and lets discuss Rose's latest show. Lots of good guests and and a round table discussion on Fridays!!
  • Trump Asks Why Intelligence Committee Isn't Probing The Clintons

    03/28/2017 5:30:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 03/28/17 | Tyler Durden
    Following a day of drama involving the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, Devin Nunes, who has been under constant onslaught by Democrats ever since his disclosure last week that Trump had indeed been the object of surveillance, and whose Democrat peer at the Intel panel, Adam Schiff, on Monday night called for Nunes to recuse himself, moments ago Trump waded into the news cycle when he asked on Twitter why the House Intelligence Committee is not investigating the Clintons for various ties of their own to Russia. He then slammed the ongoing anti-Russian witch hunt, saying "the Russia story...
  • Democrats Burned by Polling 'Blind Spot' in 2016 Election Cycle (more sore loserwomen excuses)

    03/28/2017 5:25:31 AM PDT · by drewh · 21 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 03/28/17 gmt | By STEVEN SHEPARD
    As they investigate the forces behind the party’s stunning losses in November, Democrats are coming to a troubling conclusion. The party didn’t just lose among rural white voters on Election Day, it may have failed to capture them in its pre-election polling as well. Many pollsters and strategists believe that rural white voters, particularly those without college degrees, eluded the party’s polling altogether — and their absence from poll results may have been both a cause and a symptom of Donald Trump’s upset victory over Hillary Clinton in several states. Determining what exactly happened is one of the most pressing...
  • Violent Rioters Torch Paris! – Mainstream Media Is AWOL (Video)

    03/28/2017 5:24:12 AM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    Massive riots broke out in Paris late Monday evening following a shooting. A domestic disturbance call was placed to Paris police that resulted in a raid wherein a man armed with scissors was shot to death, French publication Le Figaro reports. The unfortunate shooting of a violent suspect resulted in leftist radicals and dissidents to take to the streets of Paris’ 19th district late Monday evening. The rioters began burning vehicles – because violence is something you riot over.
  • Message To 'Resistors' From Occupy Co-Creator: Stop Protesting. Run For Office (NPR)

    03/28/2017 5:19:30 AM PDT · by Drango · 12 replies
    NPR ^ | March 28 '17
    Opponents of President Trump say resistance to his policies is robust, motivated — and here to stay. They point to big demonstrations including January's Women's March and the upcoming Earth Day "March for Science." Occupy Wall Street co-creator Micah White says bravo, but there's just one problem: Big street protests don't work. They're ineffectual, even counterproductive, he says. "We could have large-scale marches for every year of Trump's presidency. It would do nothing!" the activist and author tells me sitting in his kitchen in rural Nehalem, Ore., near the Pacific coast. "You would think that with the triumph of Trump...
  • Judge Gorsuch's Path to 60 Votes 'Closing Fast'

    03/28/2017 5:19:25 AM PDT · by drewh · 40 replies
    Political Wire ^ | 3/28/17 gmt | Teagan Goddard
    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s path to 60 votes is rapidly closing — setting the stage for a nuclear showdown in the Senate as soon as next week. Senior Democratic sources are now increasingly confident that Gorsuch can’t clear a filibuster, saying his ceiling is likely mid- to upper-50s on the key procedural vote. That would mark the first successful filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee since Abe Fortas for chief justice in the 1960s. In the latest ominous sign for the federal judge from Colorado, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said Monday he’ll oppose Gorsuch on the cloture vote, which...
  • Italian Officials Call For Investigation Of Soros-Supported NGO Migrant Fleet

    03/28/2017 5:16:51 AM PDT · by drpix · 9 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | 3/27/17 | Tyler Durden
    Italian authorities are calling for monitoring of the funding of an NGO fleet bussing {shipping} migrants into the EU from the North African coast after a report released the European Border and Coast Guard Agency has determined that the members of the fleet are acting as accomplices to people smugglers and directly contributing to the risk of death migrants face when attempting to enter the EU... ...In February 2016, Disobedient Media published research indicating that multiple ships operating in the fleet mentioned by Frontex are sponsored by NGO groups with financial ties to organizations run by George Soros and donors...
  • Trump Calls For The Clintons To Be Investigated By House Intelligence For THEIR Russian Connections

    03/28/2017 5:16:23 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 6 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/28/17
    Donald Trump has launched another attack on Hillary Clinton - questioning why she and Bill Clinton are not under investigation from the House Intelligence Committee.   'Why isn't the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia, Russian speech...,' the president tweeted on Monday night, before finishing his thought with a second post.   '...money to Bill, the Hillary Russian "reset," praise of Russia by Hillary, or Podesta Russian Company. Trump Russia story is a hoax.'   Trump seemed to be referring to a falsehood he often uttered on...
  • Sessions: Shield Illegals, Lose $4 Billion-following through with promise to restore law and order

    03/28/2017 5:14:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 28, 2017 | Matthew Vadum
    President Trump is following through with his promise to restore law and order in seditious sanctuary cities. The Trump administration is moving forward with cutting off federal law enforcement grants to local governments that shield illegal aliens, especially violent felons, from federal immigration authorities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said yesterday. The attorney general’s announcement came as local officials and open-borders advocates from across America met in Manhattan to devise new ways to frustrate immigration enforcement. The two-day conference, sponsored by the George Soros-funded website Think Progress, was organized by the unhinged leftist, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D)....
  • Lt. McInerney: ‘Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Are Both in Violation of Espionage Act

    03/28/2017 5:06:05 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 14 replies
    GP ^ | 03/27/17 | Cristina Laila
      Lt. General Thomas McInerney appeared on Fox News to discuss Obamagate and the attacks on Devin Nunes who recently came out confirming that Trump was surveilled between Election Day and Inauguration Day.   Lt. McInerney said that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are both in violation of the Espionage Act. It’s time for a special prosecutor to go after these two and others involved in their criminal activity.   "McInerney: “Fingerprints that are now gonna start coming out that will show that the Obama administration was heavily listening to what was going on in the Trump campaign.   They...
  • Violent Rioters Torch Paris! – Mainstream Media Is AWOL

    03/28/2017 5:00:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    GP ^ | 03/28/17 | Carter
    A domestic disturbance call was placed to Paris police that resulted in a raid wherein a man armed with scissors was shot to death, French publication Le Figaro reports.   The unfortunate shooting of a violent suspect resulted in leftist radicals and dissidents to take to the streets of Paris’ 19th district late Monday evening. The rioters began burning vehicles – because violence is something you riot over.   Tommy Robinson, founder of the European Defence League (EDL), shared footage on Twitter:   http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/03/violent-rioters-torch-paris-mainstream-media-awol-video/
  • Trump to Rescind Obama Climate Orders with EO on Energy Independence

    03/28/2017 4:54:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/27/17 | MICHELLE MOONS
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump will roll out a new executive order on Tuesday that eliminates several Obama-era climate change orders in favor of policies centered on energy independence. A senior administration official said that the coming EO will review some and take other Obama executive orders “off the books immediately to the extent we can,” while also looking forward to providing a “beginning framework for a strategy on energy.” Under the new order, each executive department and agency in the U.S. government will be responsible for identifying impediments to energy production. Energy policy under the order will stay...
  • Ford Motor Co. Announces Investment in 3 Michigan Plants

    03/28/2017 4:44:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 03/27/17 | Ian Thibodeau and Melissa BurdenWARNER TODD HUSTON
    Ford Motor Co. is set to announce new investments in three plants in Michigan, reports reveal. The carmaker will reportedly invest a “significant amount” in assembly plants in Wayne, Flat Rock, and its Romeo Engine Plant, according to The Detroit News. The latest news of the carmaker’s U.S. expansion comes only two months after the company announced it was investing up to $700 million in its Michigan facilities. In February, Ford CEO Mark Fields said his company’s decision to create jobs in America rather than in Mexico is a “vote of confidence” in Trump’s incoming administration and the pro-business environment...
  • ICE arrests father of Rockville High School student rape suspect

    03/28/2017 4:44:01 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 18 replies
    WTOP News ^ | March 27, 2017 9:18 pm | Teta Alim | @teta_alim
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have arrested the father of the 18-year-old Rockville High School rape suspect on Friday after he was found to be in the country illegally. Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes, 43, of Guatemala, was arrested after ICE reviewed his immigration history and found him to be unlawfully in the U.S., said Matthew Bourke with ICE in a statement made Monday. Sanchez-Reyes is the father of Henry Sanchez-Milian, one of two students facing charges in connection to the rape of a 14-year-old student in a Rockville High School bathroom earlier this month. Jose Montano, 17, is the...
  • Younger Rockville High rape suspect also contends sexual contact was consensual

    03/28/2017 3:24:45 AM PDT · by Dacula · 92 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3-28-2017 | Dan Mors
    Attorneys for one of the two suspects accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom stall at Rockville High School said the girl texted their client the day before the incident and agreed to have sex with him, according to court papers filed Monday.
  • The Quinn in the Morning Show with Jim Quinn - March 28, 2017

    03/28/2017 3:09:38 AM PDT · by sneakers · 4 replies
    The Quinn in the Morning Show airs from 6:00am to 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday. To listen online, go to www.warroom.com and sign up , or you can listen on the radio locally in the upstate NY area on 1040 WYSL Rochester, NY or 1480 WCNS in Latrobe, Pa., and on FM. 98.7 WAVL (and AM 910).
  • Flashback - Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal

    03/28/2017 1:22:37 AM PDT · by ifinnegan · 10 replies
    New York Timws ^ | APRIL 23, 2015 | JO BECKER and MIKE McINTIRE
    To avoid the perception of conflicts of interest, beyond the ban on foreign government donations, the foundation was required to publicly disclose all contributors. --- His donations through the Fernwood Foundation included $1 million reported in 2009, the year his company appealed to the American Embassy to help it keep its mines in Kazakhstan; $250,000 in 2010, the year the Russians sought majority control; as well as $600,000 in 2011 and $500,000 in 2012. Mr. Telfer said that his donations had nothing to do with his business dealings, and that he had never discussed Uranium One with Mr. or Mrs....
  • Sensationalist Pro-Erdogan Turkish Daily Calls For Nuclear Weapons, A Stop To Fighting ISIS

    03/28/2017 12:09:34 AM PDT · by BestPresidentEver · 8 replies
    "While the network of relationships, which we call the world system and which has now turned into chaos, is being reshaped, separations stand out more than partnerships, and conflicts more than reconciliation. Not only Turkey, but all countries are trying to determine their position in this pro-conflict and pro-showdown world according to the new centers to be formed. "The Western world is old now and has entered a period of stagnation. It is not as strong and determinant as it was after the two world wars. New centers and new powers have gained prominence. This is why a showdown in...
  • Trump Jobs Boom Con'ts: Ford Motor Announces Investment in 3 Michigan Plants [Thankyou Pres Trump]

    03/27/2017 11:52:26 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 27, 2017 | Warner Todd Huston
    Ford Motor Co. is set to announce new investments in three plants in Michigan, reports reveal. The carmaker will reportedly invest a "significant amount" in assembly plants in Wayne, Flat Rock, and its Romeo Engine Plant, according to The Detroit News. The latest news of the carmaker's U.S. expansion comes only two months after the company announced it was investing up to $700 million in its Michigan facilities. In February, Ford CEO Mark Fields said his company's decision to create jobs in America rather than in Mexico is a "vote of confidence" in Trump's incoming administration and the pro-business environment...
  • JAPANESE POLITICIANS WANT THE ABILITY TO BOMB NORTH KOREA FIRST BEFORE BEING 'DESTROYED'

    03/27/2017 11:23:31 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 57 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 3/27/17 | TOM O'CONNOR
    JAPANESE POLITICIANS WANT THE ABILITY TO BOMB NORTH KOREA FIRST BEFORE BEING 'DESTROYED' BY TOM O'CONNOR ON 3/27/17 AT 1:58 PM Top Japanese lawmakers have begun arguing for the capability to launch a preemptive missile strike on North Korea in the face of Pyongyang's increasingly active ballistic and nuclear weapons programs. In response to militant rhetoric from North Korea, a group of influential Japanese legislators has announced a public campaign to end the World War II-era restrictions, imposed on Tokyo by the U.S., that prevent Japan from initiating military action. The post-war scheme tasked the U.S. with defending Japan from...
  • We're Doing Grant, Not Patton...

    03/27/2017 11:04:18 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 14 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 27 Mar 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    Paul Ryan should walk around Congress for the next couple of weeks wearing a sign around his neck that reads, “I am a failure.” It’s not that everyone else doesn’t already know that he’s a failure – oh, that’s one message that he’s succeeded in getting out Lima Charlie – it’s that it doesn’t seem like he knows that he’s a failure. Perhaps some signage would remind him to wipe that smug, smarmy grin off his face, and inspire him to achieve something other than nothing. Yet he’ll persist, with his unerring poor judgment, his undercurrent of condescension to anyone...
  • Occam’s Razor – If You Listen To Every Nunes Public Statement in Sequence…

    03/27/2017 10:34:50 PM PDT · by Vince Ferrer · 19 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 27, 2017 | sundance
    If you listen to Intel Committee Chair Devin Nunes public interviews in the exact time-line sequence, from March 22nd to now, a clear picture emerges. The “tipster” source is unknown. However, the actual intelligence report(s) he reviewed, which contained the unmasked surveillance information, was simply President Obama’s daily intelligence Briefing(s). It appears, most likely, someone (aka mysterious tipster), simply told Nunes which dates to review.  Hence the Executive Branch SCIF was utilized.  The ACTUAL intelligence product itself was the Executive Office Presidential Daily Intelligence Briefing. Most likely a Clapper (ODNI), Rogers (NSA), Comey (FBI Counter Intel), and Brennan (CIA) work...
  • CHUCK SCHUMER LOSES IT! – GOES OFF on Trump Supporter at NYC Restaurant

    03/27/2017 10:24:57 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 72 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | March 27, 2017
    Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., caused a scene at a Manhattan restaurant when he began yelling at a wealthy and well-connected Donald Trump supporter that the POTUS is “a liar.” He was dining with friends when he encountered Joseph A. Califano Jr. — the former U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare under President Jimmy Carter and domestic policy adviser to President Lyndon B. Johnson — and his wife, Hilary, who were having a quiet dinner. Onlookers said Schumer was incensed that Hilary — the daughter of William S. Paley, the founder and chairman of CBS — had voted for Trump,...
  • Schumer goes off on Trump supporter at NYC restaurant, witness says

    03/27/2017 10:21:51 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies
    Schumer goes off on Trump supporter at NYC restaurant, witness says Published March 27, 2017 New York Post Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., caused a scene at a Manhattan restaurant when he began yelling at a wealthy and well-connected Donald Trump supporter that the POTUS is “a liar.” Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, lost his cool on Sunday night at Upper East Side restaurant Sette Mezzo, according to witnesses. He was dining with friends when he encountered Joseph A. Califano Jr. — the former U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare under President Jimmy Carter and domestic policy adviser to President...
  • Trump to sign executive order unraveling Obama's climate record

    03/27/2017 9:51:06 PM PDT · by Innovative · 26 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 27, 2017 | Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    President Donald Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor's environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions. The sweeping executive order also seeks to lift a moratorium on federal coal leasing and remove the requirement that federal officials consider the impact of climate change when making decisions.
  • Trump has Already Effectively Repealed Obamacare (Dick Morris)

    03/27/2017 8:26:37 PM PDT · by LS · 119 replies
    Facebook ^ | Dick Morris
    Dick Morris says what I have said for a couple of weeks. Obamacare really has been killed, and no one noticed. Trump told the IRS not to enforce the "individual mandate." That is the essential coercive element. No mandate, no O-care. Morris said he did this last week---in fact, I heard more than four weeks ago that the IRS was NOT enforcing this and just assumed it came from Trump. Second, the requirement that you buy from an "approved" insurance company---Trump waived that as well by telling HHS to approve any policy as "qualifying." Yes, some of the subsidies and...
  • Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case

    03/27/2017 7:55:08 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 47 replies
    New Yor Times ^ | March 27, 2017 | Rod Nordland
    When viewed through the window of the museum’s freezer, where he is kept now, his hands not only appear unusually small, but they also show little sign of hard use, suggesting that Ötzi was no manual laborer. Every modern murder investigation relies heavily on forensic science, but in Ötzi’s case, the techniques have been particularly high tech, involving exotic specialties like archaeobotany and paleometallurgy. From examining traces of pollen in his digestive tract, scientists were able to place the date of Ötzi’s death at sometime in late spring or early summer. In his last two days, they found, he consumed...
  • Mossad 'turned French spies into double agents' after joint Syria op

    03/27/2017 7:46:13 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 24 replies
    France24 ^ | 27 March 2017 | Staff
    An internal report written by French intelligence, parts of which were published in the daily newspaper Le Monde on Sunday, reveal efforts by the Mossad to develop relationships with French spies, “to the point of crossing the line of turning them into double agents.” The audit report recommends investigating Bernard Squarcini, the head of the General Directorate for Internal Security until 2012 ...
  • Teen who threw newborn baby out window won't serve any jail time

    03/27/2017 7:43:18 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 80 replies
    Fox 23 News ^ | March 27, 2017 | Carlin Becker
    OMAHA, Neb. - Antonia Lopez, a Nebraska teen who admitted to throwing her newborn baby out the window, won't be serving any jail time, the Omaha World-Herald reports. On Friday, Douglas County Juvenile Court Judge Christopher Kelly ordered Lopez to be placed on probation, live in a group home, take part in individual and family therapy, delete her Facebook account and perform 50 hours of community service, according to the World-Herald. In September, Lopez, 16, reportedly gave birth to a baby girl in her apartment, then threw the baby out the window. She then texted her boyfriend, “It was a...
  • Marie Barf (maybe Harf...)

    03/27/2017 7:17:56 PM PDT · by Positive · 41 replies
    My Eyeballs | 3/27/2017 | Self
    This idiot made such a fool of herself as a spokesgirl for the prior administration's bureaucracy that she was transferred to some less visible role. Now Fox has her as a regular contributor, no thanks. Now there is no refuge from the garbage of the left.
  • Rioting in Paris

    03/27/2017 7:15:37 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 63 replies
    BREAKING NEWS; Violence is escalating very much, several cars on fire, multiple injuries in
  • From Nazi Germany to Argentina - A Proposal for the World’s First Small, Supersonic Cruise Missile

    03/27/2017 7:14:46 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    Zona Militar ^ | MARCH 27, 2017 | GONZALO RENGEL
    @aleklicho art Argentina was almost the first country to develop a small, supersonic cruise missile. Way back in 1960. On May 30 of that year, Dr. Reimar Horten — a former warplane designer for Nazi Germany — met with officials at the Aerotechnical Institute of Argentina’s Military Aircraft Factory, or FMA, to propose what he described as “supersonic flying bomb.” Horten had emigrated to Argentina after World War II, leaving behind his brother, an equally accomplished aeronautical engineer. Although Horten cast his flying bomb as a logical evolution of Germany’s wartime V-1 buzz bomb, in concept it had more in common with today’s supersonic...
  • Maxine Waters on Wanting Trump Impeached: 'I'm Out to Get Him'

    03/27/2017 7:08:01 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 100 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 27, 2017 | Madeleine Weast
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) said in an interview with Elle magazine published Monday that she "is out to get" President Donald Trump and wants to ensure that he will be impeached. [Snip] Waters said she was so outspoken about her dislike for Trump because she "could not live with the way he treated other people." "I'm out to get him," she said. "And when he talked about grabbing women? Okay? I'm out to get him. I'm gonna see him out of office. And I think it's going to happen. Get ready for impeachment."
  • Trump's Approval Rating Drops to New Low of 36%

    03/27/2017 6:56:55 PM PDT · by boycott · 50 replies
    www.gallup.com ^ | March 27, 2017 | Frank Newport
    President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% for the three-day period of March 24-26, following Republican House leaders' failed effort to pass a new healthcare bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act. Trump's three-day reading prior to Friday's events was 41%. His previous low point was 37%, recorded March 16-18. His highest reading was 46% in the week following his Jan. 20 inauguration, and he has averaged 42% for his term to date. Trump's current 36% is two percentage points below Barack Obama's low point of 38%, recorded in 2011 and 2014. Trump has also edged...
  • MAGA Questions Requiring Immediate Answers

    03/27/2017 6:56:31 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 9 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | March 27, 2017 | Wallace Bruschweiler & William Palumbo
    By Wallace Bruschweiler & William Palumbo Last week, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives failed to pass the one thing they have consistently preached since 2010: a repeal of Obamacare. It was the latest (and most severe) setback since President Trump took office just two months ago. The fallout of this failure is a fiasco for Republicans and, in particular, President Trump. Before another Republican failure finds itself on the doorsteps of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, below are some questions for your, and the administration’s, serious consideration. To the following questions we offer no answers. It is the job of those in...
  • Teamsters Denounce House Joint Resolution Eliminating Protections for Federal Contractor Workers

    H.J. Resolution 37 Voids Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union denounced the signing of House Joint Resolution 37 today, which eliminates the worker protections put in place by the Obama administration through the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.Signed in July 2014, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces EO established clear guidelines for federal agencies to implement when reviewing companies for government contracts. Under the executive order, companies that contracted with the government were held accountable for violating workplace laws. The executive order also put in place regulations that addressed key issues workers are...
  • 23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions

    03/27/2017 6:54:10 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 27, 2017 | Kristine Phillips
    Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie, according to a complaint sent to the Department of Justice. The complaint, which names 23 residents, states that Sessions gave false and misleading testimony during his confirmation hearing in January when he told the Senate committee that he "did not have communications with the Russians." It further accuses the attorney general of covering up the alleged perjury by directing a spokeswoman to make a public...
  • This Is Russia's Warship Built Specifically For Arctic Fighting

    03/27/2017 6:48:34 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 23 replies
    The Drive ^ | MARCH 27, 2017 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    Much has been made about America's so-called "icebreaker gap"—Russia has roughly 40 with many more in production while the US has one that is operational—and we have talked extensively about how the frigid arctic is likely to be a contested territory and battlefield of the future. But Russia isn't just building more icebreakers or ice-capable logistics ships—they are also building fighting ships that can go independently where few other surface combatant can, and carry much heavier firepower while doing so. Russia has ordered two of the 6,800 ton displacement, 374 foot-long Project 23550 Ice class patrol ships, which are more...
  • Pres Trump asks why House Intel. Cmte not looking into Bill & Hillary Russian uranium deal

    03/27/2017 6:38:11 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 87 replies
    Donald J. Trump twitter ^ | March 27, 2017
    Why isn't the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia, Russian speech....
  • Trump Tweet: Why isn't the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal <tr>

    03/27/2017 6:37:24 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 14 replies
    Why isn't the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia, Russian speech....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2017