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  • FBI Statement on the Shooting in Parkland, Florida

    02/16/2018 9:44:04 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 38 replies
    FBI.gov ^ | 2/16/18 | FBI
    On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting. Under established protocols, the information provided by the caller should have been assessed as a potential threat to life. The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. We have determined that these protocols were...
  • Obama's New Official Portrait Appears To Feature Sperm...

    02/13/2018 7:43:36 AM PST · by Pilgrim's Progress · 151 replies
    newsmediawatchdog ^ | 2-13-2018 | Unknown
    Users on an anonymous image board discovered there appears to be a sperm cell drawn onto Barack Obama's forehead in his official presidential portrait, which now hangs in the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery. Some may simply discount it as a vein, but oddly enough the artist who painted this portrait, Kehinde Wiley, has a history of adding semen into his art: [See examples in the article]
  • Student Loan Crisis: Another Obama Legacy of Failure

    02/13/2018 6:38:48 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 75 replies
    There is indeed a student loan crisis. And the numbers show it is entirely the doing of President Obama, with an assist from his supporting cast in the Democrat-run Congress. The crisis has its origins in 2010, when President Obama essentially nationalized the national student lending program by signing a law he had proposed and Congress passed that muscled banks out of the picture as lenders. Banks had been providing government-backed student loans, but Obama, in all of his community organizer wisdom, figured distant government bureaucrats could do it better than bankers and save taxpayers money. It’s laughable, sure, but...
  • Iran Unveils New Homemade Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles Amid Massive War Celebrations

    02/12/2018 6:16:38 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | Feb 12, 2018 | Adam Kredo
    Iran unveiled a series of new homemade nuclear-capable ballistic missiles during military parades held over the weekend, a move that experts view as a bid to bolster the hardline ruling regime as dissidents continue efforts to stir protest. On the heels of an encounter between an Iranian drone and Israeli forces, Iranian leaders showcased their ballistic missile capabilities, which includes a nuclear-capable medium-range missile that appears to share similarities with North Korean technology, according to experts. The nuclear-capable missile can strike Israel even when fired from Iranian territory, raising concerns about an impending conflict between Tehran and the Jewish state that...
  • Alarm bells are ringing on the federal debt

    02/13/2018 5:54:30 AM PST · by Cheerio · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/09/18 | Thomas Binion
    If you’re reading The Hill, chances are you’ve heard the scary statistics or doomsday predictions about government spending. Or you’re heard it from the Congressional Budget office or Congressional Research Service or CBS, or you’ve heard it from House Speaker Paul Ryan or Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. In short, there is no shortage of professionals sounding the alarm over spending. If you’re like me, each time you’ve heard those, you’ve wondered, “How is that possible?” or “How did we get here?” or “If that were true, Congress wouldn’t be getting away with it.” Well, it’s...
  • Trump Jr. wife in hospital after opening white powder envelope

    02/12/2018 2:02:43 PM PST · by Spiridon · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/12/2018 | BBC
    The US president's daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump, was taken to hospital as a precaution after opening an envelope containing white powder, police say. The letter was addressed to Donald Trump Jr., Mr. Trump's eldest son, at his apartment in Manhattan........
  • Federal abuses on Obama's watch represent a growing blight on his legacy

    02/12/2018 9:22:41 AM PST · by ghannonf18 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12 Feb 2018 | Monica Crowley
    In all of the discussions about the political weaponization of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI, alleged corruption at the highest echelons of those agencies and serial abuse of the secret FISA process surrounding the 2016 election, one name has been conspicuously absent: President Barack Obama. High-ranking officials and other major players in those agencies — which Obama oversaw — are increasingly embroiled in the growing scandal: James Comey, Loretta Lynch, Andrew McCabe, Andrew Weissmann, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Bruce Ohr.
  • Iran’s stealth drone used against Israel #ThanksObama

    02/12/2018 3:58:40 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 14 replies
    legalinsurrection ^ | February 11, 2018 | William A. Jacobs
    The reference to American technology falling into Iranian hands refers to December 2011, when an American stealth drone operating from Afghanistan crashed in Iran. Rather than bomb the downed drone so the Iranians couldn’t get the cutting edge design and technology, the Obama administration did nothing.
  • Radical Environmentalists Wrong Again – Not a Single Company Wants To Mine In Bears Ears, Utah

    02/10/2018 9:37:41 AM PST · by rktman · 5 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | 2/9/2018 | Tim Pearce
    No company has applied to mine within the former boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument since President Donald Trump’s cut to national monuments went into effect, The Washington Examiner reported Thursday. Trump announced he was rolling back Utah’s Bears Ears by about 85 percent in December. The cuts went into effect last week, causing critics to claim mining companies would begin staking claims and applying for mining permits within the area.
  • Inside the Ring: Obama-Era Cash Traced to Iran-backed Terrorists

    02/08/2018 3:01:13 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | Bill Gertz
    The U.S. government has traced some of the $1.7 billion released to Iran by the Obama administration to Iranian-backed terrorists in the two years since the cash was transferred. According to knowledgeable sources, Iran has used the funds to pay its main proxy, the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, along with the Quds Force, Iran’s main foreign intelligence and covert action arm and element of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. The U.S. money supplied to Iran as part of an arms settlement dating back to the 1970s also has been traced to Iran’s backing of Houthi rebels seeking to take power...
  • COUPGATE: THE ATTEMPTED COUP AGAINST TRUMP AND A LIST OF THE TOP 20 TRAITORS [Vanity]

    02/08/2018 3:17:58 PM PST · by CivilWarBrewing · 85 replies
    http://www.FreeRepublic.com ^ | February 8, 2017 | CivilWarBrewing
    The news media labeled Nixon's scandal 'WATERGATE'. It's time to assign a name to the massive scandals perpetrated by Team Obama aimed at OVERTHROWING OUR DULY-ELECTED GOVERNMENT! This is a textbook example of a BLOODLESS COUP so I hereby label it 'COUPGATE'. We recall the IRS scandal where Obama attempted to shutter conservative groups and their efforts to win elections. Lerner abused her power by illegally targeting Republicans and Koskinen lied to Congress and destroyed key evidence subpoenaed by Congress. But that's small potatoes compared to the more vast and multi-agency COUPGATE conspiracy by Obama's White House, FBI, DOJ, CIA...
  • Obama Knew

    02/08/2018 12:46:03 PM PST · by detective · 59 replies
    Front Page ^ | February 8, 2018 | Matthew Vadum
    Former President Obama wanted “to know everything” the FBI was doing in its investigation into claims that Russia was interfering in the 2016 election, a new report suggests, raising the specter of a sitting president becoming involved in a plot to rig the 2016 election. It was a year ago the outlines of a Watergate-like conspiracy emerged in which a term-limited Democrat president used the privacy-invading apparatus of the state to spy on a Republican presidential candidate. Watergate differed in that President Nixon didn’t get involved in the plot against the Democratic National Committee until later as an accomplice after...
  • Gosar: Obama’s F & F, Benghazi, IRS Scandals All Connected To DOJ, FBI Corruption In Trump Probe

    02/07/2018 10:33:45 AM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-7-2018 | Matthew Boyle
    Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), a leading conservative member of the House....told Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday that he believes that there is an interconnectivity between various high-profile Barack Obama-era scandals and the latest revelations about corruption at the Department of Justice and FBI. Gosar was asked during the interview on the SiriusXM 125 Patriot Channel show about the corruption on display in the release of the famed memo from House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) that detailed FISA court abuses by the FBI and DOJ in the lead-up to the 2016 election and in...
  • A Comeuppance For Obama’s Presidential Center

    02/06/2018 7:29:51 PM PST · by Voption · 12 replies
    Hoover Institution ^ | February 5, 2018 | Richard Epstein
    When Barack Obama was President of the United States, he eagerly used his “pen and phone” to achieve his grand environmental objective of locking up public lands to keep them from private use... ...Citizen Obama uses a different playbook now that he is embroiled in his own personal land-use controversy. The Obama Foundation is in a fierce struggle over its proposal, now before The Chicago Parks Commission, to locate the new Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in the high-rent district of Jackson Park on the South Side of Chicago.
  • Christopher Steele is no-show in London court in civil case over dossier

    02/06/2018 2:24:22 AM PST · by Libloather · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/05/18 | Pamela K. Browne
    On both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, former British MI-6 Intelligence Officer Christopher Steele is going to extremes to avoiding answering questions from the United States Congress, while at the same time avoiding being videotaped and deposed in a multi-million dollar libel case brought against Buzzfeed. The media outlet published the unverified Trump dossier just over a year ago, setting off an international firestorm. Steele was a no-show Monday for a long-requested deposition in London, Fox News has learned. The news comes as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., have announced a criminal referral...
  • Jihadist Details Deeds for ISIS: Killed 900, Raped 250 Women and Children

    02/05/2018 5:33:02 PM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/5/18 | Trey Sanchez
    An Islamic jihadist wearing a hood was led to a location where he was confronted by a Yazidi woman who was sold into sex slavery after ISIS invaded her home town of Sinjar. The meeting was set up for a new BBC documentary called Face to Face with ISIS, hosted by Stacey Dooley. The ISIS fighter, called Anmar, was with the terrorist group when they invaded the town. He had three sex slaves of his own; however the woman in the documentary, Shireen, wasn’t one of them. According to the Daily Mail, Shireen was raped repeatedly by a jihadist while...
  • Ex-CIA Chief Lashes Out At Nunes: “He Abused His Office” (John Brennan)

    02/04/2018 6:51:33 PM PST · by blam · 89 replies
    Newz Sentinel ^ | 2-4-2018
    Former CIA Director John Brennan had harsh words for House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes on Sunday morning, calling the controversial four-page “FISA memo” created by Nunes’ staffers “exceptionally partisan” and that Nunes has “abused the office” by refusing to allow Democrats on his committee to make their own rebuttal document public. “That Devin Nunes and Republicans denied the ability of the minority, the Democratic members of that committee, to put out its report is just appalling. I think it, it really underscores just how partisan Mr. Nunes has been. He has abused the office of the chairmanship of HPSCI. And...
  • Steve King’s Memo Warning: ‘Watch Closely for Barack Obama’s Fingerprints’

    02/04/2018 12:06:32 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 135 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/4/18 | robert kraychik
    Watch closely for Barack Obama’s fingerprints,” said Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Saturday, suggesting the recent alleged partisan weaponization of state surveillance powers could be connected to the 44th president. “[Democrats and their allies] will defend Barack Obama at all costs, and they’ll defend Hillary Clinton almost at all costs unless they have to sacrifice her to protect Barack Obama,” he added.
  • Nobody Knows How Many Obama-Era Presidential Records Are Missing

    02/03/2018 6:14:03 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 59 replies
    lifezette ^ | 01 Feb 2018 | Charles Ortel
    If those millions of documents are lost, America may never understand the truth about who should have been indicted That did not take long. Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz has forensic tools that FBI senior executives did not bother to use before incorrectly claiming that five months’ worth of text messages between bureau lovers Lisa Page and Peter Strzok somehow evaporated into thin digital air. Here’s another issue: Should anyone have confidence that all official presidential records created or received during the historic tenure of Barack H. Obama in the Oval Office are actually stored securely...
  • L.A.'s homelessness surged 75% in six years

    02/01/2018 11:06:43 AM PST · by grundle · 40 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 1, 2018 | Gale Holland
    The number of those living in the streets and shelters of the city of L.A. and most of the county surged 75% — to roughly 55,000 from about 32,000 — in the last six years... ... the city's land-use policies had reduced the availability of low-income housing... ... Los Angeles has a severe shortage of apartment units for poor people...