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  • Is The Obama Administration … Fully Operational?

    02/20/2017 8:04:05 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 23 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 2/19/2017 | Bernie Suarez
    Incredible as it seems it is now widely reported that Barack Obama never left. That’s right. He is parking himself in Washington D.C. and will run an operation fully dedicated to sabotaging President Donald Trump as if the current deep state war to sabotage Trump is not enough. Of course one would be foolish to think that one sabotage effort is somehow independent of the other. No one should be that naive. Americans must realize that we are on the cusp of something. Some say civil war, the mainstream media calls it “chaos,” truth seekers (like yours truly) call it...
  • Muslim Olympian who claimed she was detained because of Trump ban actually detained under Obama

    02/19/2017 9:02:17 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 17 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 02/19/2017 | Robert Spencer
    Reporters have done it again. The latest media misfire on the Trump administration involves Ibtihaj Muhammad, a New Jersey native who made headlines last year when she became the first female Muslim-American to win an Olympic medal for the United States. Muhammad, a lifelong American citizen, claimed in an interview last week that she was detained “just a few weeks ago” by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. She said she was held for two hours without explanation. Her remarks on Feb. 7 earned her an entire news cycle, as several journalists ran with reports suggesting, and alleging outright, that...
  • Trump revokes Obama’s final regulatory assault on the coal industry

    02/20/2017 11:24:48 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/20/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Turning things around Both Obama and Hillary made no secret of their disdain for the coal industry, and of their intention to do as much damage to it as they could. In fact, one of the reasons Donald Trump is now president is Hillary’s declaration that she was going to destroy a lot of coal industry jobs, which didn’t sit too well in formerly blue Pennsylvania. It’s only the start of what needs to be done, but Trump is acting quickly where he can to reverse Obama’s regulatory assault on the coal industry, and that includes a bill he signed...
  • US Economic Freedom Declined During Obama Presidency [semi-satire]

    02/20/2017 11:20:36 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 Feb 2017 | John Semmens
    The rank of the United States on the Heritage Foundation's latest annual Index of Economic Freedom fell from 6th to 17th over the duration of the Obama Presidency. In 17th place, the US is behind Lithuania, Luxembourg, Georgia, Taiwan, Chile, and the United Arab Emirates, among others. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said the decline "is embarrassing. We like to think of America as the land of the free, but when we see that we've dropped out of the top ten and are actually doing worse than some countries not normally considered havens for freedom, it's...
  • First Amendment-loathing FEC commissioner to quit

    02/20/2017 11:10:18 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/20/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Ann Ravel--Her whining at taxpayer expense will soon end Federal Election Commission member Ann Ravel, a left-winger who proposed regulating political speech on the Internet, announced she is stepping down from the FEC on March 1. Ravel, appointed by President Obama, caused a firestorm in 2015 when she said
  • OFA Made the DNC DOA: Obama’s Community Organization Ruined the Democratic Party

    02/20/2017 8:30:13 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/20/17 | Arthur Christopher Schaper
    OFA is DOA to Democratic Party operatives. If they don't control those unprincipled activists, the DNC will be DOA next! Well, this is welcome news, isn’t it? Organizing for Action has turned into a big fat failure for the Democratic Party. Who would have guessed? Those obnoxious organizers are so out of touch with reality. They don’t seem to recognize that working men and women of all backgrounds are barely making ends meet. Democrats really believed that a bunch of spoiled, screaming razor-blade snowflakes invading town halls and lecturing people about their Western, white privilege was going to be well-received.
  • Jay Sekulow Provides EVIDENCE Obama Set Up Coup Against Trump

    02/20/2017 8:20:11 AM PST · by Baynative · 71 replies
    Youtube-ACLJ ^ | 2-17-17 | Jay Sekulow
    Jay Sekulow is one of the best. He carefully sources his topics and he knows the law as well as anyone. Do not overlook this story, or neglect to pass it on.
  • Obama going after Trump - Democrats will be lost in the desert for a very long time

    02/20/2017 7:43:11 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Lou Dobbs interviews Representative Chris Collins (R) New York, regarding Obama and Democrats going after Donald Trump.
  • Former President Obama and his Paid Thugs Trying to Topple Trump

    02/20/2017 7:23:48 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/20/17 | Katy Grimes
    The U.S. Constitution must be enforced and stop the political insurgency and guerrilla warfare activities bent on the destruction of duly elected public office holders. If not, the U.S. will have become just another Third World hell hole The violent thugs who disrupted Rep. Tom McClintock’s recent town hall meeting in Roseville, CA were clearly organized and had a plan. There was nothing organic about that town hall riot, or any of the other town hall meetings held by Congressional Republicans around the country, ending in violent protests.
  • ‘Not My President’s Day’: Thousands Plan Anti-Trump Rallies Across U.S.

    02/19/2017 1:14:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 19, 2017 | Shira Tarlo
    From coast to coast, thousands of people across the U.S. are spending their President's Day weekend protesting Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies. Protesters wielding signs in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York poured into the streets on Saturday calling for the establishment of sanctuary cities in order to end ICE raids. Here's a look at other demonstrations scheduled for Sunday and Monday....
  • Obama Appointed Ambassador Gives ‘Make Somalia Great Again’ Hat To Somalia’s New President

    02/19/2017 10:09:34 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 42 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Feb 19th, 2017
    On Friday the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Stephen Schwartz, presented a gift to the new President of Somalia, a hat that reads “Make Somalia Great Again.” Ambassador Schwartz was appointed by former President Barack Obama and was sworn into his position in June 2016 according to the International Business Times. Reactions to this gesture on twitter were overwhelmingly negative because let’s face it: Somalia has never been great.
  • Obama’s Organizing for Action Partners with Soros-Linked ‘Indivisible’ to Disrupt Trump’s Agenda

    02/19/2017 9:08:09 PM PST · by Rockitz · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 19 Feb 2017 | Aaron Klein
    Organizing for Action, the activist group that morphed from Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, has partnered with the newly-formed Indivisible Project for “online trainings” on how to protest President Donald Trump’s agenda. Last week, Breitbart News extensively reported that Indivisible leaders are openly associated with groups financed by billionaire George Soros. Politico earlier this month profiled Indivisible in an article titled, “Inside the protest movement that has Republicans reeling.” The news agency not only left out the Soros links, but failed to note that the organizations cited in its article as helping to amplify Indivisible’s message are either financed directly...
  • U.S. Transportation department executive approved grant days before taking job with rail contractor

    02/19/2017 9:01:04 PM PST · by blueyon · 25 replies
    LATimes ^ | 2/18/17 | Ralph Vartabedian
    "U.S. Transportation department executive approved grant days before taking job with rail contractor" A top Obama administration executive at the U.S. Department of Transportation approved a $647-million grant for a California rail project in mid-January and less than two weeks later went to work for a Los Angeles-based contractor involved in the project, The Times has learned. The grant provides a significant part of the money required to install a $2-billion electrical power system on the Bay Area’s Caltrain commuter rail system, allowing the rail to retire its diesel locomotives.
  • BREAKING – Lt. Col. Reveals How Obama Committed Treason to Sabotage Trump. ARREST HIM.

    02/19/2017 7:14:53 PM PST · by HomerBohn · 89 replies
    Angry Patriot Movement ^ | 2/19/2017 | Staff
    (Watch video at link) The Obama administration will go down in history as one of the worst presidencies in the United States, and it just keeps getting worse as more information comes forward with Obama trying to sabotage Trump. Tony Shaffer, a retired lieutenant colonel and an expert in intelligence, has stated that Obama has laid “tripwires” down to disrupt Trump’s presidency. Obama left liberals loyal to him in office, who laid the traps against our President. On Fox News, Shaffer stated that Obama’s senior adviser, Ben Rhodes among them, planned for the resignation of Gen. Michael Flynn. According to...
  • Obama Admin Intentionally Undermine “Trump Peace Alliance” With Leak To Reuters(truncated)….

    02/19/2017 7:13:56 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 10 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 19, 2017 | Sundance
    ..Again, if you’ve followed the internal dynamics of the players, and their ideological intentions over time, you can see a clear motive to undermine King Abdullah (Jordan), al-Sisi (Egypt), Netanyahu (Israel) and President Trump – by stirring up domestic oppositional extremists (ie. The Muslim Brotherhood) within each nation. (Reuters) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel’s Haaretz daily said on Sunday.... Jan 20th – President Trump takes office. Jan 26th – President Trump...
  • Barack Obama’s presidential library may need $1.5 billion

    02/19/2017 1:31:28 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 22 replies
    Page Six ^ | February 19, 2017 | 9:41am | Richard Johnson
    The Barack Obama Presidential Center in Chicago could require a $1.5 billion endowment, its architects say, three times what was raised for the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Husband-and-wife architectural team Tod Williams and Billie Tsien noted that it will be difficult to raise such a huge sum because Obama scrupulously declined to do much fund-raising while he was still in office.
  • Flashback 2010…Obama tells Democratic voters: “We’re gonna punish our enemies.”

    02/19/2017 1:30:39 PM PST · by Cheerio · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | Feb, 18th, 2017 | Curt
    Chuck Todd Verified account ‏@chucktodd I would hope that our leaders would never believe that any American desires to make another American an enemy. Let's dial it back. It’s been a good old-fashioned gun fight, sans guns, an almost no-holds barred MMA (mixed martial arts) battle with $4 billion in campaign funds to blast some outrageous images and rhetoric at voters. Now that the shouting is nearly over, voters will finally have their say. It’s likely the the GOP will have a sweeping victory in the House, according to most polls, and Ohio Rep. John Boehner is poised to become...
  • Malia Obama Seen In Short Black Dresses As Dating Rumours Heat Up (wears a hoodie to work)

    02/19/2017 11:35:39 AM PST · by drewh · 91 replies
    The Inquisitor ^ | FEB 19 2017 AST
    Malia Obama is gaining celebrity street cred even faster now that she is no longer constrained by White House protocol. The former First Daughter was spied wearing a short dress as she reported to work for her new internship in New York. Reports are surfacing that Malia is single and has dating on her mind. Malia Obama was spotted in downtown Manhattan last week wearing a black distressed short skirt as she made her way into the headquarters of the Harvey Weinstein Company. Malia is in the Big Apple as part of her foray into the film industry as Daily...
  • Where was McCain when Obama attacked the free press?

    02/19/2017 9:12:36 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 19, 2017 | Monica Showalter
    Senator John McCain poured it on for the press at a Munich defense conference Saturday, warning in a veiled attack on President Trump that attacks on the press are a leading danger for democracy. “That's how dictators are made!”
  • Rush: ‘Deep State Embeds’ by Obama/Hillary ‘Absolutely’ Behind Russia-Trump Leaks

    02/19/2017 7:50:03 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On today’s Fox News Sunday, Rush Limbaugh said that “embeds” by former President Obama and Hillary Clinton in the “deep state”—the permanent bureaucracy—are “absolutely” behind the leaks about ties between the Russians and the Trump campaign. Rush added that “the left, which is run by Obama and Hillary and the hierarchy of the Democrat party, is doing everything they can to undermine, sabotage, and to prevent Trump from implementing his agenda. There’s no question about it.” View the video here.
  • Top 10 Holdover Obama Bureaucrats President Trump Can Fire or Remove Today

    02/19/2017 9:53:13 AM PST · by kevcol · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 18, 2017 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Here is a list of the top ten holdover Obama loyalist bureaucrats President Trump can either fire immediately or remove from their current positions (civil service). 1) John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service 2) Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director 3) John Lansing, CEO of Broadcasting Board of Governors 4) Amanda Bennett, Voice of America Director 5) Kenneth Tota, Acting Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Department of Health and Human Services (civil service) 6)Anastasia Brown, Acting Deputy Director for Refugee Programs, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Department of Health and Human Services (civil service) . ....
  • Jay Sekulow: Obama Should Be "Held Accountable" For The "Soft Coup" Against Trump

    02/19/2017 6:34:43 AM PST · by davikkm · 30 replies
    ZH ^ | Tyler Durden
    In light of the recent flurry of leaks by the so-called "deep state", which includes such agencies as the NSA and FBI and which last week lead to the resignation of Mike Flynn after a phone recording of his phone conversation with the Russian ambassador was leaked to the WaPo and other anti-Trump publications, an article published on January 12 by the NYT has generated renewed interest. One month ago, the NYT reported that "In its final days, the Obama administration expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the government’s 16 other...
  • What Would It Take to Stop the Ice Raids? (New Left-wing strategy?)

    02/19/2017 2:28:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    It's Going Down ^ | February 17, 2017
    Over the past week, nearly 700 people have been rounded up in a wave of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sweeps across the US. In response, people have blockaded roads and ICE vans and organized massive demonstrations. But what would it take to stop the raids altogether? The Assault In some parts of the US, the ICE assault involved brutal militarized raids in which officers smashed windows and set off flashbang grenades inside residential homes. In other places, everything happened so quietly as to go virtually unnoticed: here a bureaucratic change in the status of a prisoner, there the transfer...
  • ‘CIA leaks like a sieve, Obama’s holdovers should be probed' - Roger Stone, former Trump adviser

    02/18/2017 9:06:59 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 15 replies
    R T News ^ | 2-18-2017 | Saul Loeb
    Rumors of the US President’s ties to the Kremlin are based on nothing but loosely interpreted illegal leaks from rogue intelligence agents, former Trump adviser Roger Stone told RT, denouncing anti-Russian hysteria as neocons’ attempt to justify their warmongering. New York Times has reported that the FBI or more precisely “intelligence agencies” say they have e-mail transmissions, the transcriptions of the overheard conversations and financial records that prove this. Yet no one in the media, no one in the Senate or house Intelligence Committee and not the President of the United States has seen any of this alleged proof
  • Historians rank Obama 12th best president in new survey [Major Barf Alert]

    02/18/2017 7:24:29 PM PST · by Boomer · 94 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | February 18, 2017 | FNC Staff
    C-SPAN released a survey Friday that asked historians to rank past presidents and former-President Obama was voted the country's 12th best, right behind Woodrow Wilson and in front of James Monroe. Historians were asked to essentially grade the presidents on items like “public persuasion” and “moral authority.” Politico reported that Obama rated high in the category of “equal justice for all,” but received low marks for his relationship with Congress.
  • 680 Cubans Returned to Island Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

    02/18/2017 6:39:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Feb 18, 2017
    About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, state television reported Friday. Cuba's government had long sought the repeal of the ``wet foot, dry foot'' policy, which it said encouraged Cubans to risk dangerous voyages and drained the country of professionals. The Jan. 12 decision by Washington to end it followed months of negotiations focused in part on getting Havana to agree to take back people who had arrived in...
  • Secretary of State Tillerson Fires Most of the Shadow Government

    02/18/2017 6:37:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Black Sphere ^ | February 17, 2017 | Kelly Beasley
    The State Department Swamp was partially drained today. Secretary of State Tillerson fired Clinton’s rogue, self-described Shadow Government. trump-welcomes-tillersonMaking good on a Trump campaign promise, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson drained the Clinton swamp snakes, aka Obama administration holdovers. Thus the personnel responsible for the corrupt handling of Clinton’s emails and the Benghazi cover-up have left the building. Lurking in the Shadows In the Clinton State Department, a rogue shadow government existed in secret from the 7th floor. These policy makers publicly boasted about their secretive operations. And you can bet that some of them have been responsible for much...
  • A ‘Shadow Cabinet’ to Restrain Trump - Sharp critiques of extreme policies from eminent ex-offls

    02/18/2017 10:39:59 AM PST · by dirtboy · 56 replies
    WSJ ^ | 2/15/2017 | DAVID ROBERTS
    We need to make America great again, and for that Donald Trump might be our man. For all the anxiety the White House has caused, brewing constitutional crises at home and anger abroad, Mr. Trump has opened a path to reunify this politically divided nation. A “team of rivals” that transcends party lines, composed of eminent men and women, could rein in the administration. This bipartisan group, preferably endorsed by past U.S. presidents, would be made up of former cabinet members and heads of independent federal agencies. Inspired by the British Shadow Cabinet, it would be structured to mirror the...
  • Few Rogue Border Agents Resist Trump Policies

    02/18/2017 7:39:31 AM PST · by Cheerio · 29 replies
    Polizette ^ | 17 Feb 2017 | Brendan Kirby
    Union leader says some stations continue to follow Obama 'catch and release' directives Some border patrol stations have been slow to carry out President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement executive order and instead have continued former President Barack Obama’s “catch-and-release” policies, according to a union official. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, told LifeZette that he raised concerns Thursday with U.S. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello. He said he is confident that issue soon will be corrected. But Judd said as recently as Thursday, some border patrol stations were still releasing border-jumpers, often without even issuing notices to...
  • Forget Trump. What did Putin and Rouhani have on obama?

    02/18/2017 9:54:59 AM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-17-17 | DrJohn
    "What does Russia have on Trump?", asks Nancy Pelosi. The better question is, what did Putin and Rouhani have on obama? It's June of 2001. George W. Bush is President. Bush has a meeting with Vladimir Putin and later said"I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. "I was able to get a sense of his soul. "He's a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that's the beginning...
  • Protesters Demand That Trump "STOP Attacking Women, Muslims, Immigrants, LGBTQ+, Journalists..."

    02/18/2017 8:45:22 AM PST · by blam · 29 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 2-18-2017 | Tyler Durder
    Following yesterday's "Day Without Immigrants Boycott" in which immigrants all around the country were encourged to skip work/school, shut down their businesses and/or boycott restaurants and retail stores, America's disaffected, millennial youth have decided that they too would like to participate in an anti-Trump protest whereby they could exercise their skills in extreme laziness while also extending their 3-day weekend to 4 days...BONUS! Deemed the "Strike4Democrary", anti-Trump protesters took to the streets all around the country today to demand that Trump "STOP attacking and victimizing women, Muslims, immigrants, racial and ethnic groups, the LGBTQ+ community, working families, journalists, and all...
  • Flynn related: N.S.A. Gets More Latitude to Share Intercepted Communications (Executive Order 12333)

    02/17/2017 9:24:16 PM PST · by bobk3 · 19 replies
    Failing New York Times ^ | 1/13/`17 | CHARLIE SAVAGE
    In its final days, the Obama administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally intercepted personal communications with the government’s 16 other intelligence agencies before applying privacy protections. The new rules significantly relax longstanding limits on what the N.S.A. may do with the information gathered by its most powerful surveillance operations, which are largely unregulated by American wiretapping laws. These include collecting satellite transmissions, phone calls and emails that cross network switches abroad, and messages between people abroad that cross domestic network switches. The change means that far more officials will be searching through...
  • Seattle judge won’t immediately release ‘Dreamer’ from detention center

    02/17/2017 10:34:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | February 17, 2017 | Nina Shapiro
    Lawyers for detained “Dreamer” Daniel Ramirez Medina went to court Friday seeking his immediate release and calling his arrest in a Des Moines apartment unconstitutional. A federal magistrate ruled he wasn’t empowered to free Ramirez before an immigration judge gets a chance to weigh in. But in a case that he said had far-reaching implications about federal policy regarding Dreamers, and which has drawn the concern of the Mexican government and immigration activists nationwide, Chief Magistrate Judge James Donohue took the unusual step of requiring that a bond hearing in immigration court be held within a week. U.S. District Court...
  • Feds to counter 'fake news' with stunning propaganda plan

    02/17/2017 12:33:17 PM PST · by Is2C · 6 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 12/26/16 | Bob Unruh
    Barack Obama has signed into law a bill authorizing some $611 billion in funding for the U.S. military for 2017, but hidden inside the massive governmental document is a provision that is alarming free-speech and limited-government advocates: authorization and funding for a new center to decide what is truth.
  • Insiders: Obama Holdover ‘Shadow Government’ Plotting to Undermine Trump

    02/17/2017 1:27:17 PM PST · by detective · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Feb 2017 | John Hayward
    Several intelligence insiders have come forward over the past few days to describe a “shadow government” of Obama holdovers leaking information to derail the Trump presidency, with National Security Adviser Mike Flynn’s resignation their first great success. There are even allegations that former President Barack Obama himself is actively involved, citing his establishment of a command center in Washington and continuing involvement with activist organizations. Retired Lt. Colonel Tony Schaffer, formerly a CIA-trained defense intelligence officer, said in a Fox Business appearance on Wednesday: “I put this right at the feet of John Brennan, and Jim Clapper, and I would even...
  • Son of FALN Bombing Victim Fuming Over Honorary Street Sign

    02/17/2017 11:30:48 AM PST · by PBRCat · 11 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | February 17, 2017 | Fran Spielman
    A man whose father was killed at a New York City restaurant bombing for which the militant Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN claimed responsibility lashed out at Chicago aldermen Thursday for approving an honorary street designation for FALN leader Oscar Lopez Rivera. At the behest of local Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th), the City Council’s Transportation Committee voted without a word of debate to designate a three-block stretch of North Luis Munoz Marin Drive as Oscar Lopez Rivera Way. Joseph Connor was just 9 years old when his 33-year-old banker father Frank was killed in the 1975 explosion at Fraunces Tavern...
  • Leaked Emails: Dems Think Obama’s Nonprofit Army Destroyed The Democratic Party

    02/17/2017 7:56:39 AM PST · by markomalley · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/17/17 | Rachel Stolzfuss
    Some Democrat organizers blame former President Barack Obama’s grassroots nonprofit for helping destroy the Democrat party, leaked emails show.The leaders and activists didn’t take news of the nonprofit, Organizing For Action “relaunching” to protect Obamacare well, as they believe the shadow army drained valuable resources and energy from the official Democrat grassroots effort during the election. Obama launched the effort to mobilize Democrats in support of his — and the Democrat Party’s — agenda.“This is some GRADE A Bullshit right here,” a leader of the Louisiana Democratic Party, Stephen Handwerk, wrote in an email leaked to The Daily Beast. “It also to...
  • As president, Barack Obama set out to improve the U.S.'s image abroad. What Went Wrong?

    02/17/2017 9:37:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    CBC ^ | Mark Gollom
    A new hope Before Barack Obama entered the White House, before he even became the Democratic Party’s nominee, the Illinois senator was already claiming that as president, he would be uniquely qualified to help make the world a safer place. He articulated this view during a November 2007 interview with New Hampshire Public Radio. Seated inside the Concord, N.H., studios at the beginning of what would be a punishing primary race, Obama confidently imagined the day of his inauguration, at which point, he said, the world “looks at America differently.” Why? Just by virtue of who he was. As a...
  • When President Obama’s National Security Advisor Lied, The Media Laughed

    02/17/2017 7:31:50 AM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 2/17/17 | Julie Kelly
    Buried deep beneath the Michael Flynn hysteria this week was Judicial Watch’s release of newly obtained State Department documents related to the Benghazi terrorist attack on September 11, 2012. One email confirms—again—that the Obama administration knew the day after the attack it was not a random act of violence stemming from an anti-Muslim video. That was the excuse shamefully propagated by top Obama administration officials (including the president himself) and swallowed whole by a media establishment desperate to help Obama win re-election six weeks later.According to the summary of a call on September 12, 2012 between State Department Under-Secretary Patrick...
  • Obama Left Leakers In The WH To Wreak Havoc For The Trump Admin.-Jason Chaffetz Will Get Them!

    02/17/2017 5:42:06 AM PST · by davikkm · 18 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    There is so much news on General Flynn’s resignation from the White House, it is difficult to sort it all. Several important facts that I have gathered from videos and articles are: 1. General Flynn did not confide the whole story on his phone call with Russia to Pence, as he felt the only one he should be talking to about that was the President himself. This is understandable to me, and it is also understandable that he did not want to make it public, as it might offend Pence. 2. Representative Jason Chaffetz is quite upset over Flynn’s resignation,...
  • House Votes to Overturn Obama Abortion Funding Ruling

    02/16/2017 8:33:24 PM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies
    NCR ^ | Feb. 16, 2017 | Patty Knap
    “We are hopeful this bill is a step towards ultimately defunding the nation's abortion giant.” In a dramatic pro-life victory, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to allow states to decide whether or not to fund Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers with federal dollars. The 229-188 vote effectively repeals an Obama administration rule from December. “As a registered nurse, I know that vulnerable women seeking true comprehensive care deserve better than abortion-centric facilities like Planned Parenthood,” Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), who introduced the resolution, stated before its Feb. 16 passage. The Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule in...
  • US, Indian govts talking on making F-16 in India, confirms Lockheed Martin

    02/16/2017 7:37:32 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 9 replies
    Daily News & Analysis ^ | Friday, February 17, 2017 | PTI
    American defence major Lockheed Martin today said discussions are currently taking place between the US and Indian governments on the company's plans to set up manufacturing base for F-16 fighter jets in India. "The conversation has progressed to the point that we are deferring at this point to the government-to-government conversation. And that conversation is ongoing," a top company official told reporters at Aero India 2017 air show here. The comments from Randy Howard, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Integrated Fighter, Director, Business Development, came when asked about its move to push ahead with its plan to move production of its F-16...
  • Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule

    02/16/2017 7:04:50 PM PST · by GonzoII · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/16/17 | Devin Henry
    President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule.   The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal mining waste that officials finalized in December. The legislation is the second Trump has signed into law ending an Obama-era environmental regulation. On Tuesday, he signed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution undoing a financial disclosure requirement for energy companies. Both the mining and financial disclosure bills are the tip of a GOP push to undo a slate of regulations instituted in the closing days of the Obama administration. The...
  • Will The CIA Assassinate Trump? Ron Paul Warns Of "More Powerful, Shadow Government"

    02/16/2017 6:58:05 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 70 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1-14-17 | Tyler Durden
    It isn’t just that Donald Trump routinely thumbs his nose at the establishment, insults media figures he sees as unfair and bucks conventional wisdom. It is that President-elect Trump is defying the will of the deep state, military industrial complex base of ultimate power in the United States. That is why he is treading dangerous waters, and risks the fate of JFK. Trump publicly dissed the intelligence community assessments on Russian hacking; they retaliated with a made up dossier about the alleged Trump-Putin ‘golden shower’ episode.
  • Obama’s Shadow Government Is Organizing To Undermine Trump

    02/16/2017 6:02:22 PM PST · by Innovative · 29 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb. 16, 2017 | By Michael Edison Hayden, Josh Margolin
    Then there is Obama. Less than a month out of office, the broad contours of Obama’s post-presidency career are already taking shape. Obama and his loyalists, it seems, will remain in the center of the political fray, officially and unofficially, in an organized effort to undermine the Trump administration. The bizarre scandal now unfolding over the resignation of national security advisor Michael Flynn is a case in point. Flynn’s resignation was prompted by a series of coordinated and anonymous leaks from current and former Obama administration officials in our domestic intelligence agencies.
  • Obama Stimulus Funds:$22 Million Went to California Dam in ‘Good Shape’,$0 for Failing Oroville Dam

    02/16/2017 4:00:54 PM PST · by davikkm · 17 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Ryan Saavedra
    Millions Went To California Dam In Good Shape The Washington Free Beacon is reporting that of the $34 billion that the State of California received from Obama’s 2009 stimulus package, $0 went to the failing Oroville dam while millions went to a dam that was in ‘good shape’. From The Free Beacon: Despite more than a decade of warnings about Oroville, there is no public record of the country’s tallest dam receiving any of the more than $34 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act sent to California for infrastructure projects. Over $22 million in stimulus funds did go...
  • [Edit this:]Poor Suffering Trumpsters: The EPIC Facebook Response That Set The Internet On Fire

    02/16/2017 1:38:28 PM PST · by mbarker12474 · 51 replies
    Political Dig ^ | Jan-Feb ? 2017 | Ron Delancer
    Article with long list of alleged Obama accomplishments. Too long to list by FR restrictions, even when heavily edited. Please see the stripped down list in my initial comment, then let's do a line-by-line rebuttal.
  • Former Obama Aide Fined $90,000.00 for Illegal Lobbying

    02/16/2017 1:01:57 PM PST · by PBRCat · 13 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | February 16, 2017 | Bill Ruthhart and Hal Dardick
    A former senior executive for Uber who once served as Barack Obama's campaign manager has been fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board of Ethics for illegally lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel on behalf of the ride-hailing company. The board voted 5-0 to find that David Plouffe violated city ethics rules by failing to register as a lobbyist after contacting Emanuel to help the company on regulations for picking up travelers at Chicago's two airports.
  • Folks, what I just witnessed in DC is TREASONOUS

    02/16/2017 12:58:55 PM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 24 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 2/15/17 | Allen West
    First of all, when you know the objective of your adversary, you have to be more savvy. The line of attack from the Democrat Party through the campaign was to tie Donald Trump to Russia, and that intensified after the election. As a former Head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, LTG Flynn should have displayed better situational awareness. No one associated with the Trump campaign, or potential administration figures, should have had any contact with Russian officials. As well, having been in the intelligence community, LTG Flynn should have realized that the potential for someone listening in on conversations was...
  • The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign-Policy Guru

    02/16/2017 9:35:44 AM PST · by amorphous · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5 May 2016 | DAVID SAMUELS
    ...While Panetta pointedly never mentions Rhodes’s name, it is clear whom he is talking about. “There were staff people who put themselves in a position where they kind of assumed where the president’s head was on a particular issue, and they thought their job was not to go through this open process of having people present all these different options, but to try to force the process to where they thought the president wanted to be,” he says. “They’d say, ‘Well, this is where we want you to come out.’ And I’d say ‘[expletive], that’s not the way it works....