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  • NSA To Provide "Smoking Gun" Proof Obama Spied On Trump

    03/23/2017 4:13:44 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 169 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | March 23
    Yesterday, Republican Devin Nunez Nunes held an explosive press conference outside the White House in which he told reporters that communications from the Trump team were picked up and disseminated within the government during the 2016 campaign. Not surprisingly, the comments ruffled some liberal feathers and the mainstream media launched an immediate smear campaign calling for Nunes to resign his post immediately. Now, according to Fox News sources, congressional investigators expect that a potential “smoking gun” from the NSA establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the...
  • Potential 'smoking gun' showing Obama administration spied on Trump team, source says

    03/23/2017 4:16:08 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | 23 Mar 2017 | James Rosen
    Republican congressional investigators expect a potential “smoking gun” establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News. Classified intelligence showing incidental collection of Trump team communications, purportedly seen by committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., and described by him in vague terms at a bombshell Wednesday afternoon news conference, came from multiple sources, Capitol Hill sources told Fox News. The intelligence corroborated information about surveillance of the Trump team that was known to Nunes, sources said, even before President...
  • Trump team communications captured by intelligence community surveillance, Nunes says

    03/22/2017 10:47:24 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 206 replies
    Fox ^ | 03/22/2017 | Corey Derespina
    Members of the intelligence community collected ‘incidental’ communications of the Trump transition team during legal surveillance operations, producing ‘dozens’ of reports which eventually unmasked several individuals’ identities and which were ‘widely disseminated,’ a top lawmaker said Wednesday afternoon. House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said none of the reports he had read mentioned Russia or Russians and he was unsure whether the surveillance occurred at Trump Tower. Nunes also was unsure if then President-elect Trump was captured by the surveillance, which occurred in November, December and January. “I recently confirmed on numerous occasions the intelligence community incidentally collected intelligence,”...
  • CNN: House Intel chairman: Trump's personal communications may have been collected

    03/22/2017 10:40:25 AM PDT · by 1Old Pro · 176 replies
    CNN Online ^ | 3/22/2017 | Tom LoBianco
    (CNN) — House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's personal communications may have been picked up by investigators through "incidental collection." Nunes said at a news conference he discovered the potential surveillance of Trump himself while reviewing intelligence reports, but said it was not related to Russia.
  • House Intelligence Chairman: Trump Transition Members Were Monitored By Intel Community Under Obama

    03/22/2017 10:55:23 AM PDT · by xzins · 122 replies
    Townhall ^ | 22 Mar 17 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill Wednesday, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes revealed a number of American citizens who worked on the Trump transition team were monitored, surveilled and unmasked by the intelligence community during the previous Obama administration. Although the monitoring was legal, it was certainly inappropriate. Information collected on these individuals was then widely disseminated, despite being irrelevant to ongoing investigations into Russia. House Intel Chair: Intel community incidentally collected info about U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition pic.twitter.com/KWRA76MWam — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) March 22, 2017 Nunes revelation comes three weeks after President Trump claimed President...
  • Mob attack at Philadelphia subway station caught on camera

    03/21/2017 8:04:58 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 50 replies
    Narrative Collapse ^ | 18 March 2017
    Update: Police just released a collection of photos of the perpetrators. There was another mob attack caught on camera in Philadelphia. It occurred on March 16th inside a SEPTA subway station. A large group of young black males can be seen knocking down a victim and then brutally stomping on him. FOX 29 blurred the face of the victim so you can’t see what race he is. However, an unedited version of the cellphone video has been placed on youtube. You can clearly identify the victim as a young white male. The victim is assaulted. He tries to defend himself...
  • Car and bomb claim at White House sets off security alert

    03/18/2017 10:23:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | March 18, 2017 | Peter Morris and Kevin Bohn
    A car drove up to a White House checkpoint late Saturday night and the driver claimed to have a bomb in his vehicle, two law enforcement officials tell CNN. There was no confirmation that there was any device in the vehicle but security at the White House was immediately upgraded. One person was in custody after the incident and the vehicle was being checked, the sources said.
  • Twitter: Car drove up to a WH checkpoint-driver claimed to have a bomb.Area around WH closed

    03/18/2017 10:12:02 PM PDT · by RegulatorCountry · 67 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 1, 2017 | Ryan Nobles
    MORE- The person driving the car is in custody and the vehicle is currently being checked, the sources said.
  • 2nd White House Fence Jumper Apprehended

    03/18/2017 11:00:45 AM PDT · by BansheeBill · 145 replies
    That other site | 3/18/2017
    Late Breaking News! Source: Secret Service has responded to second fence jumper at White House. Alarms have sounded. Dogs charge from cars. (Moments ago) Follow up: Secret Service dogs apprehend single fence jumper who is now now being questioned.
  • Laptop holding Trump Tower floor plans, Hillary Clinton email investigation info stolen from Secret

    03/17/2017 4:10:14 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 159 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | March 17, 2017 | Ellen Monynihan
    A laptop computer containing floor plans for Trump Tower, information about the Hillary Clinton email investigation and other national security information was stolen from a Secret Service agent's vehicle in Brooklyn, police sources told the Daily News. Authorities have been frantically searching for the laptop since it was stolen Thursday morning — and are trying to determine if the thief knew what he was taking or randomly targeted the agent’s vehicle. NYPD cops were assisting in the investigation but had scant information on exactly what’s on the laptop, sources said. "The Secret Service is very heavily involved and, citing national...
  • First on CNN: White House jumper on grounds for 15 minutes before caught, Secret Service source says

    03/17/2017 2:08:35 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 1:40 PM ET, Fri March 17, 2017 | By Peter Morris, Jill Chappell and Ashley Killough
    The accused White House fence jumper was on the White House south grounds for 15 minutes or more before he was caught Friday, a Secret Service source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Friday, and officials are investigating multiple failures that allowed it to happen. The source says Jonathan Tran set off several alarms, but was able to avoid other sensors. The source said "the response to the alarm was lacking, and found (the suspect) vulnerabilities in the system." Secret Service officials are conducting a formal Mission Assurance Review to the incident. They say the 26-year-old California man carrying...
  • Anti-Semitic flyers attacking 'Jewish privilege' appear at UIC [University of Illinois-Chicago]

    03/17/2017 6:58:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | March 17, 2017 | Adam Sabes and Jackson Richman
    Anti-Semitic flyers appeared at the University of Illinois at Chicago Tuesday declaring that “Ending white privilege...starts with ending Jewish privilege.” UIC student Eva Zeltser posted a picture of one of the flyers on Facebook, claiming that she found copies posted all over campus and declaring, “My heart is broken.”
  • Secret Service Agents Under Investigation for Taking Photos of Donald Trump's Sleeping Grandson

    03/16/2017 8:03:54 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 42 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | March 16, 2017
    A source with knowledge of the information tells Mother Jones that two Secret Service agents who were assigned to protect Donald Trump III, President Donald Trump's grandson, took selfies with the eight year old while he was sleeping. The incident is now under investigation. The source was clear that the agents were not under investigation for criminal behavior; rather, this investigation is about the agents abandoning their post while charged with protecting the grandson of the President of the United States. The incident took place last weekend when the two agents, who were assigned to protect Trump III, were driving...
  • Top Navy officials charged in 'staggering' bribery scheme involving classified information

    03/15/2017 9:03:55 AM PDT · by Baynative · 109 replies
    KNSS RADIO ^ | 3-14-17 | David Rind
    (WASHINGTON) -- Nine high-ranking U.S. Navy officers, including one former admiral, have been charged with trading classified information in exchange for travel, dinner and prostitution services from a foreign defense contractor -- the latest charges in the widening probe, according to the Justice Department. According to the Justice Department, the Navy officials allegedly took in expensive travel and entertainment expenses as well as prostitution services while steering contracts toward the company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), and blocking its competitors. They allegedly used fake names and foreign email address to keep their actions secret.
  • DRUDGE: What is going on with National Weather Service? Lots of misses piling up.

    03/14/2017 7:41:10 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 141 replies
    What is going on with National Weather Service? Lots of misses piling up. Overreaction by govts, bad forecasting very troubling trend!!— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) March 14, 2017
  • Judge Nap: Obama 'Went Outside Chain of Command,' Used British Spy Agency to Surveil Trump

    03/14/2017 7:27:29 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 136 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | March 14, 2017
    "Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command," Napolitano said. "He didn't use the NSA, he didn't use the CIA, he didn't use the FBI, and he didn't use the Department of Justice." Instead, Napolitano said, Obama used GCHQ, a British intelligence and security organization that has 24-7 access to the NSA database. "There's no American fingerprints on this," Napolitano said. "What happened to the guy who ordered this? Resigned three days after Donald Trump was inaugurated."
  • Woman Who Harassed Sean Spicer at Apple Store Also Harassed Betsy DeVos

    03/13/2017 9:27:52 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 60 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 13, 2017 | Brent Scher
    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was harassed at an Apple store over the weekend by a woman who also claims to have organized the group that blocked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from visiting a Washington, D.C., public school. Shree Chauhan used Periscope to broadcast her bizarre interaction with the press secretary live. She opened by asking him how it feels "to work for a fascist" and goes on to ask him whether he is a "criminal" who has "committed treason." "What can you tell me about Russia?" Chauhan asks Spicer, who ignored her. "How do you feel about destroying...
  • Shots Fired At Ferguson Market After CNN Broadcasts Fake News and Edited CCTV Footage

    03/12/2017 11:53:37 PM PDT · by detective · 19 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 13, 2017 | Sundance
    CNN’s Fake News is going to get someone killed. As we shared last night, CNN is promoting a highly charged false claim about new, heavily edited CCTV footage from the Ferguson Liquor Market on the night before Mike Brown was shot and killed.  We have thoroughly deconstructed the lies HERE.
  • Jonathan Tran: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (White House Fence-Jumper had 2 Cans Mace)

    03/12/2017 2:43:12 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 21 replies
    Heavy ^ | 3-11-2017 | Jessica McBride
    Tran could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of the charges, which include a dangerous weapon charge. Tran had two cans of mace, according to an ABC News reporter, and said he had been called schizophrenic.
  • Obama’s Surveillance Of Team Trump: A Probable Paper Trail

    03/09/2017 9:08:46 AM PST · by LS · 78 replies
    In the shifting saga of how members of the Trump campaign/administration ended up having their phone conversations tapped under the Obama administration, the American people have been fed a series of shifting excuses on how the Obama administration would never violate the laws concerning surveillance of US Persons. We were told the President cannot order such surveillance (which we know is a false statement, see here and here). Then we were given the impression by the Fake News Media these “intercepts” were under a FISA court warrant. But later we learned the FISA court rejected the application by Team Obama...
  • Dennis Kucinich: I'm no fan of Trump's but he's got a point about wiretapping

    03/10/2017 6:14:16 AM PST · by Raebie · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 10, 2017 | Dennis Kucinich
    President Trump’s assertion that his phones at Trump Tower were tapped last year has been treated as hilarious—and in some circles as beyond contempt. But I can vouch for the fact that extracurricular surveillance does occur, regardless of whether it is officially approved. I was wiretapped in 2011 after taking a phone call in my congressional office from a foreign leader. That a secret recording had been made of this call was revealed to me by the Washington Times in 2015, a full two years after I left office. The newspaper’s investigative reporters called me, saying they had obtained a...
  • CIA Keeps Database of ‘Japanese Style Faces’ to Use on Online Forums

    03/10/2017 6:02:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 8, 2017 | Lucas Nolan
    CIA documents published by WikiLeaks show that the CIA kept a database of “Japanese style faces” to utilize in online forums. The WikiLeaks data dump, which consists of 8,761 files and documents, was taken from a high-security isolated network situated inside the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Within the data dump a folder called “Japanese Style Faces” can be found. These consist of ASCII expressions designed to represent faces and emotions, commonly used on internet message boards to denote a particular reaction. Some of the faces are listed below.
  • Uber driver charged with raping passenger in Virginia Beach

    03/07/2017 2:50:30 PM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 84 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 03/07/2017 | Ryan Murphy and Jane Harper
    Sewanou Bisile Yoro has been charged with rape, abduction and sexual assault in connection to an assault that occurred in Virginia Beach Saturday night.
  • Grassley probes FBI's ties to British spy who investigated Trump

    03/06/2017 1:42:59 PM PST · by navysealdad · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/06/17 | JONATHAN EASLEY
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has opened an inquiry into allegations the FBI worked with the British spy who authored a controversial opposition research dossier on President Trump during the 2016 election.
  • The Obama Camp’s Disingenuous Denials on FISA Surveillance of Trump

    03/05/2017 8:17:15 AM PST · by AJFavish · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | March 5, 2017 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    President Trump’s early Saturday morning tweeting has exploded to the forefront an uncovered scandal I’ve been talking about since early January (including in this weekend’s column): The fact that the Obama Justice Department and the FBI investigated associates of Donald Trump, and likely Trump himself, in the heat of the presidential campaign. To summarize, reporting indicates that, prior to June 2016, the Obama Justice Department and FBI considered a criminal investigation of Trump associates, and perhaps Trump himself, based on concerns about connections to Russian financial institutions. Preliminary poking around indicated that there was nothing criminal involved. Rather than shut...
  • WHITE HOUSE REQUESTS CONGRESSIONAL PROBE ON EXECUTIVE BRANCH ABUSES UNDER OBAMA

    03/05/2017 6:40:49 AM PST · by Magnatron · 207 replies
    Fox News ^ | Fox News
    Headline only right now...
  • Trump Livid Obama Tapped Trump Tower Phones Prior to Election

    03/04/2017 4:00:03 AM PST · by xzins · 90 replies
    Twitter ^ | Donald Trump
    Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!
  • Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower

    03/04/2017 3:41:45 AM PST · by navysealdad · 335 replies
    Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 5m5 minutes ago More Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!
  • FBI arrests St. Louis man in connection with ADL bomb threats

    03/03/2017 8:07:14 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 22 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3 March 2017 | Graham Rayman, Larry Mcshane
    A spurned lover, in a bizarre campaign to ruin his ex-girlfriend, made bombs threats to at least eight Jewish community centers in 25 terrifying days, authorities charge. Juan Thompson, 31, of St. Louis, was arrested in connection with the menacing messages sent by phone or email to Jewish organizations from coast to coast, said Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League.
  • Man Arrested For JCC Bomb Threats Appears To Be Former Journalist Fired For Fabrication

    03/03/2017 8:00:35 AM PST · by springwater13 · 54 replies
    Juan Thompson, the St. Louis native arrested for making bomb threats against Jewish centers, evidently used to write at left-wing website The Intercept before being fired for fabrication. Here’s Mediaite’s report on his firing a year ago. News website The Intercept issued a mass retraction and correction Tuesday after admitting that one of their writers regularly fabricated sources and impersonated sources with fake Gmail accounts. “An investigation into [Juan Thompson]’s reporting turned up three instances in which quotes were attributed to people who said they had not been interviewed. In other instances, quotes were attributed to individuals we could not...
  • 2 alleged gang members charged in teen's 'satanic' murder

    03/02/2017 8:06:32 AM PST · by Bayou City · 18 replies
    KHOU News, Houston ^ | March 02, 2017 | Melissa Correa
    HOUSTON – A pair of Salvadorian immigrants in the country illegally are accused of a gruesome series of crimes. The pair, alleged members of the criminal gang MS-13, are accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old and holding her for weeks. The suspects have been identified as 18-year-old Diego Alexander Hernandez-Rivera and 22-year-old Miguel Angel Alvarez-Flores. The teen eventually provided the evidence which links the men to the murder of another unidentified teen whose body was found dumped on the side of a Houston road two weeks ago. New details about how the teen was found shot to death in southwest Houston...
  • Suspect at large after 2 Houston police officers shot. (Officer critical condition.)

    02/28/2017 12:57:58 PM PST · by Strac6 · 13 replies
    A shooting in Houston wounded two police officers Tuesday, one critically, as investigators engaged in a frantic hunt for one suspect. Officials urged people in the area, in the city's southwest, to shelter in place, Fox 26 reported. An additional suspect was killed in the gunfire, according to KTRK. Police were approaching a home in a burglary call when shots rang out, sources told Fox 26. One officer was in critical condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center but injuries were unclear. The officer officer was recovering in stable condition at Ben Taub Hospital. Aerial video from the scene showed...
  • Another Orlando Area LEO (Orange County Deputy Sheriff) Shot. Details Sketchy - Two Wounds

    02/28/2017 9:49:06 AM PST · by Strac6 · 11 replies
    Breaking. LEO taken to Level One Trauma Unit. Condition unknown. 2 miles from where police sergeant killed 7 weeks ago. Very Amish area. Live coverage at link.
  • Army makes history by putting Muslim in charge of 14,000 US soldiers’ spiritual needs

    02/28/2017 6:23:06 AM PST · by detective · 65 replies
    McClatchy ^ | February 27, 2017 | Hannah Allam
    In January, Lt. Col. Khallid Shabazz received the call every Army chaplain dreams of, the call that validates years of intense study and hard work toward keeping the U.S. military in good spiritual health. He was offered the job of chaplain for an entire division, an honor for anyone in his field but a milestone in his case. After a ceremony this summer, Shabazz will become the first Muslim division-level chaplain in the history of the U.S. military – a Muslim spiritual leader for more than 14,000 mostly Christian soldiers. Shabazz, who’s dedicated his life to working across religious lines,...
  • (Terrorist) Oscar Lopez Gets Street

    02/23/2017 12:21:43 PM PST · by PBRCat · 10 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | February 23, 2017 | Fran Spielman
    Before his 70-year sentence was commuted in the waning days of the Barack Obama administration, Lopez spent 35 years of his life in federal prisons for his role as a leader in the militant Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN. The group claimed responsibility for dozens of bombings across the U.S during the 1970s, including here in Chicago, although Lopez’s supporters argue he was never convicted of personally hurting anyone. The designation for the three-block stretch of North Luis Munoz Marin Drive was championed by Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th), who worked the floor prior to the vote. Even with that lobbying,...
  • Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles - U.S. officials

    02/22/2017 6:45:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 22, 2017 | Idrees Ali
    China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters. The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will respond, given its vows to take a tough line on China in the South China Sea. China claims almost all the waters, which carry a third of the world's maritime traffic. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims. Trump's administration has called China's...
  • Malia Obama hits the bar scene in New York

    02/22/2017 6:23:07 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 83 replies
    © 2017 NEW YORK POST HOLDINGS, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVE ^ | February 21, 2017 | 8:04pm | Mara Siegler, NEW YORK POST
    The young Obama, 18, has also been spotted at Soho bar the Black Lodge, attending the HBO “Girls” premiere and hitting a Fashion Week afterparty with J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons at Happy Ending. She also recently spent time with the high society crowd in Aspen, Colo.
  • Whittier police officer killed in shootout; 2nd officer, suspect injured

    02/20/2017 2:08:17 PM PST · by TaxPayer2000 · 39 replies
    abc7 ^ | 2-20-17 | abc7
    WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- A Whittier police officer was killed and another was wounded when they were fired upon while responding to a traffic accident Monday morning, authorities said. ~SNIP~The suspect, described as a "gang member type," was also in stable condition at the hospital. The identities of those involved in the incident were not immediately released.
  • ‘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....
  • Inside the black bloc militant protest movement as it rises up against Trump

    02/19/2017 12:49:02 PM PST · by markomalley · 29 replies
    LA Times ^ | 2/19/17 | Paige St John
    The movement first made its presence felt in California more than two decades ago, then built its forces amid the protests against the Iraq war.Out of the sea of largely peaceful antiwar demonstrators marching in San Francisco’s Financial District in 2003, a more militant subgroup emerged. Its members wore black masks, black jackets, black hoods and helmets. They smashed windows and looted military recruitment offices.Since then, the so-called black bloc protesters have become a force in the Bay Area and beyond. They have been blamed for violence during protests in Oakland over corporate power and police abuse, notably the case of Oscar...
  • Flynn Surveillance Required Approval at Highest Levels[Herridge]

    02/15/2017 5:33:48 AM PST · by AndyJackson · 107 replies
    Fox News insider ^ | 2/14/2017 | Catherine Herridge
    See linked video Herridge said that identifying the American caller for surveillance purposes, in this case Flynn, "needs sign-off at the highest levels." House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) said authorization would have been needed to unmask Flynn's name. "If in fact the press reports are right, someone made the decision to deliberately listen to General Flynn's phone calls," said Nunes, calling it "unprecedented, unwarranted and flat-out wrong."
  • CBS's Reynolds: Obama's Campaign Plane 'Smells Terrible Most of the Time'

    CBS News' Dean Reynolds may get in hot water with his mainstream media associates for doing the unforgivable: He's committed the truth. On CBS's "From the Road" blog yesterday, Reynolds wrote, "Reporter's Notebook: Seeing How The Other Half Lives." The reporter recently switched from covering Barack Obama's campaign to that of John McCain. His rumination includes these interesting tidbits: The (Obama) national headquarters in Chicago airily dismisses complaints from journalists wondering why a schedule cannot be printed up or at least e-mailed in time to make coverage plans. The McCain campaign plane is better than Obama's, which is cramped, uncomfortable...
  • Two men plead guilty after accusations to set off pressure-cooker bomb in New York City

    02/11/2017 5:22:06 PM PST · by grundle · 43 replies
    kfor.com ^ | Feruary 11, 2017 | Katrina Butcher
    <p>NEW YORK – Two New York residents accused of conspiring to support ISIS and plotting to set off a pressure-cooker bomb in the city have pleaded guilty to all charges against them, federal prosecutors and New York City officials said.</p>
  • Federal Agency Eased Sanctions for Plagiarism, Data Fabrication in Taxpayer-Funded Research

    02/12/2017 3:16:50 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2/12/17 | Lachlan Markey
    A federal agency that funds scientific research nixed punishments recommended by its own ethics watchdog for some academics who plagiarized and manipulated data in grant proposals and taxpayer-funded research, public records show.The inspector general for the National Science Foundation identified at least 23 instances of plagiarism in proposals, NSF-funded research, and agency publications in 2015 and 2016. It found at least eight instances of data manipulation and fabrication in those years. NSF officials disregarded recommended sanctions against some of the scientists and academics implicated in those findings. Though many were temporarily barred from receiving additional federal funding, nearly all will...
  • Threatening left-wing mob gathering outside of Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home

    02/10/2017 7:09:28 PM PST · by markomalley · 115 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 2/10/17 | Pamela Geller
    Civil war is coming. It’s just a shot away. They lost the last one and they are going for it again. The left-wing primitives have been inciting and agitating for war. Photos for Berkeley riots. BREAKING: A mob has gathered outside of Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky homeAccording to photos released by Huffington Post’s Front Page Editor Phil Lewis, a large crowd has gathered outside of Mitch McConnell’s home in Louisville, Kentucky.The crowd is reportedly reading the letter Coretta Scott King wrote about now Attorney General Jeff Sessions.One twitter user named Nathaniel Gardner captured video of the crowd reportedly 200 strong, repeating the...
  • VA Employees Charged With Stealing Prescription Drugs To Sell On The Street

    02/09/2017 12:08:53 PM PST · by markomalley · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/9/17 | Jonah Bennett
    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been charged with stealing prescription medications like oxycodone and Viagra to sell on the street.Satishkumar Patel, Alisha Pagan and Nikita Neal have all been charged with conspiring together to steal and distribute highly addictive drugs, like oxycodone and hydrocodone, Christopher Thyer said in a press release. Thyer is the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.Out of the three, Patel and Pagan are staring down additional charges, including intent to deliver oxycodone, THV11 reports.Management at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System complained to the VA inspector general that large quantities of drugs were disappearing from...
  • Nearly two-thirds of Navy planes grounded due to years of budget cuts

    02/09/2017 5:08:52 AM PST · by ETL · 54 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | February 07, 2017
    Years of budget cuts have taken a toll on the Navy's fleet of strike fighters. Nearly two-thirds of the Navy's strike fighters are sitting unused because there is not enough money to repair them, according to DefenseNews.com. The Navy has had to deal with declining budgets in recent years even though the demand for military aircrafts carriers remains the same. Congress was unable to produce a budget before the October 1 start of the 2017 fiscal year. Political leaders say Congress' inability to pass the military budget on time is hurting the fleet. In addition to the grounded planes, there...
  • Drug dealer whose sentence was commuted by Obama is back behind bars

    02/06/2017 2:00:48 PM PST · by Gamecock · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/6/2017 | Mark Moore
    A Texas man whose life sentence on drug charges was commuted by former President Obama is back behind bars after cops caught him with more than two pounds of cocaine following a high-speed chase, according to a report. Robert M. Gill, 68, had been imprisoned in 1990 for for cocaine and heroin distribution before Obama set him free along with other non-violent federal inmates in 2015, the San Antonio Express News reported. During his eight years in office, Obama commuted 1,715 prison sentences, more than any other president. Last Thursday, according to federal court papers, Gill met with his probation...
  • Report: U.S. Struggling in Online Propaganda Fight Against ISIS

    02/02/2017 12:40:19 PM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2/2/17 | Natalie Johnson
    A U.S. military program dedicated to countering Islamic State propaganda disseminated across the internet is having little impact due to incompetent operators and inaccurate data, an Associated Press investigation has found.The multimillion-dollar program, called “WebOps,” relies on Arabic-speaking analysts who are tasked with sifting through social media platforms to identify people susceptible ISIS’s call to arms and to disrupt recruitment.The AP investigation found that many of those Arabic “specialists” don’t speak the language fluently and have such little knowledge of Islam that they are unable to effectively combat ISIS recruiters.One former employee said it’s been difficult to build close relationships...
  • ISIS amputate hands of 2 boys,10&12-refused to execute 2 civilians in front of their families

    02/02/2017 11:36:50 AM PST · by wtd · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 2 February 2017 | Julian Robinson
    ISIS amputate the hands of two boys aged ten and 12 who refused to execute two civilians in front of their families in MosulISIS have amputated the hands of two boys aged ten and 12 who refused to execute two civilians in front of their families in Mosul. Fanatics trained up a group of children from its stronghold in western parts of the city to fight against advancing Iraqi troops. But two of the youngsters refused to carry out the twisted demands of their terror bosses.