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  • Looking for an 'Unprecedented' October Surprise? Nothing Tops Lawrence Walsh's 1992 Dirty Trick

    10/29/2016 7:37:08 PM PDT · by Mannaggia l'America · 19 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 10/29/2016 | Tom Blumer
    FBI Director James Comey's letter to Congress indicating that the bureau has "learned of the existence of (Hillary Clinton) emails" which he concluded must be reviewed "to determine whether they contain classified information" has led to all kinds of people declaring the move an "unprecedented" October surprise. Even some people who should know better have called it the "Mother of All October Surprises." Perhaps it ultimately will be, but as things currently stand, it's not really in the running for current champion. The press's institutional memory is so weak, and its insistence on burying long-ago inconvenient truths is so strong,...
  • Frank Luntz on Twitter implies more dirt on Trump next week (twitter)

    10/29/2016 7:06:52 AM PDT · by MNDude · 125 replies
    She only needs to survive until next week, when the next Trump scandal breaks.
  • The FBI has reopened the investigation into Clinton’s handling of classified emails Now what?

    10/28/2016 11:15:26 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 81 replies
    vanity | October 28, 2016 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Okay FBI Director James Comey has made a huge 180 and has reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified secrets in her emails. Now what does this Black Swan occurrence mean? Is Hillary Clinton’s campaign mortally wounded? It might just be; this might just be the end of the Clinton campaign for president. It is hard to imagine a scenario under which this latest hit does not harm Clinton regardless of the certain media circling of the wagons around her. The damage can be; at one end about a 2 point hit in the polls or go all...
  • WikiLeaks Planning Massive Email Leak for Clinton’s Birthday (KIM DOT COM)

    10/25/2016 11:16:05 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 46 replies
    IDAHO’S TALK STATION 580 KIDO.com ^ | October 25, 2016 | MELISSA ROGERS IDAHO’S TALK STATION
    Hillary Clinton’s birthday is Wednesday, October 26th and it appears that WikiLeaks is planning a surprise birthday gift for the politician. According to Kim Dotcom, a self-proclaimed ‘Internet Freedom Fighter,’ WikiLeaks will leak damaging emails on the Democratic nominee. Widespread speculation is assuming that the WikiLeak’s founder, Julian Assange, will reveal game-changing information as it relates to war, oil, Google and mass surveillance in addition to the U.S. election.
  • Giuliani Talks About a YUUUGE Trump Surprise Before Election Day That Will Help Trump WIN!

    On Tuesday, former New York City mayor Giuliani hinted that the Donald Trump campaign still has a few surprises up its sleeve to influence the election. The Hill reported: In an interview with "Fox and Friends," a giggling Giuliani, who's a top Trump adviser, hinted at the prospect of "enormously effective" surprises that the campaign has up its sleeve. "We've got a couple of surprises left," he said. "I'd call them surprises in the way that we're going to campaign to get our message out there — maybe in a little bit of different way." "You'll see and I think...
  • Sen. Toomey's neighbors' homes hit with anti-GOP graffiti

    10/25/2016 9:56:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 25, 2016 9:44 AM EDT
    Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. The graffiti sprayed late Saturday or early Sunday says, “Nazi, Slavers, Rapists, Cross-Worshippers == GOP.” Another message says, “Look Out Toomey and Your Neo Nazi Republicans,” and a third says hashtag “Americans Against the Republican Party.” …
  • Tim Kaine shrugs off WikiLeaks email threat

    10/24/2016 7:54:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 24, 2016 | Gretel Kauffman
    WikiLeaks has twice warned Tim Kaine that he might be in for a "surprise" – but the vice presidential candidate says he's not worried. Despite multiple warnings from the organization that has been steadily publishing stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta, Mrs. Clinton's running mate says he isn't threatened by the possibility of his correspondences going public, since he is a "regular human being" with nothing to be "overly embarrassed about." Nasty emails are "not my norm," the Democratic vice presidential nominee told the Associated Press on Saturday, adding, "I do have a temper so, I mean,...
  • 'We've got stuff up our sleeve': Trump's daughter-in-law hints nominee has an 'October surprise'

    10/24/2016 3:19:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 24, 2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.S. Political Reporter
    Eric Trump's wife Lara Trump, along with his foundation's vice president Lynne Patton, appeared this morning on 'Fox & Friends' Lara Trump talked about how tough October is in presidential politics, but said the Trump family had gotten closer because of the experience Donald Trump's daughter-in-law also hinted team Trump may have something damaging to throw at Hillary Clinton in the campaign's last days 'Well, there's still a couple days left in October,' she said, floating the idea that the Trump campaign has an 'October surprise' to use on Clinton Like Eric Trump, she suggested the polls may not be...
  • Rick Wilson: Trump Oppo Coming That Could ‘End The Race,’ Make Even Ardent Trumpers Go ‘Whoa’

    10/18/2016 6:52:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 148 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/18/2016 | Jamie Weinstein
    Republican strategist Rick Wilson says the oppo about to be dropped on Donald Trump will make even his most ardent supporters go “whoa.” Speaking on the latest episode of “The Jamie Weinstein Show” podcast, Wilson said he wasn’t just “sure” there was more Trump oppo coming, “I’m positive.”
  • Did NBC plan video leak to take down Donald Trump?

    10/17/2016 6:16:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 16, 2016 | Staff
    NBC execs are rumored to have leaked the despicable Donald Trump “grab ’em by the p - - - y” tape to the Washington Post in a bid to influence the presidential race, sources tell Page Six. But NBC News is also holding back a potentially damaging tape of Hillary Clinton.
  • James O'Keefe "ATOMIC" bombshell next week, your predictions?

    10/10/2016 5:30:06 PM PDT · by MNDude · 162 replies
    Here is what James O'Keefe just posted on Twitter: "This week we drop smaller bombs across the country. Next week we drop atomic bombs.James O'Keefe added, Our first tape drops tomorrow." YES, it'll might be yet another "nothing burger" but that's no fun. So, make your predictions of what you think he'll release (unless if you are going to predict a nothing burger)
  • This Is What It Looks When You Take On The Establishment (October Surprise Hit)

    10/10/2016 11:22:44 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 28 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 10/10/2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: All right, sir. That open-mic tape, let's just cut to the chase here. That open-mic tape is in a microcosm what this entire election is about. You're probably saying, "What?" Yeah, it is. That whole thing is exactly what Trump winning the nomination is about. Now, whether it's gonna see it through to victory in the presidential race remains to be seen. Greetings, folks. Great to have you. Rush Limbaugh back at it. Here we are safely ensconced the EIB Southern Command and it's great to have you here as always. The telephone number if you want to be...
  • How Trump’s detractors may have sabotaged their own October Surprise

    10/09/2016 7:10:23 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 103 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/9/16 | Jazz Shaw
    Heading into tonight’s debates the theme for the evening has already been set by the media, along with everyone else who has been hoping that a giant sinkhole would open up and swallow Donald Trump like some sort of low rent Mothra in a budget Godzilla film. This narrative rests on the assumption that the video of Trump’s now infamous Bus Ride with Billy was the straw that broke the camel’s back and “everyone is fleeing the sinking ship.” Over at The Hill they’re keeping a running WHIP list of politicians who are pulling their support for the nominee. Less...
  • We ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

    10/08/2016 3:29:10 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/08/16 | Bob Christie
    Undoubtedly there are more bombs to drop . . . and voters will have to decide which have inflicted the final death blow that leads to surrender . . . and victory Here we are just one month from November 8, voting day in U.S.A., and major bombs are dropping on the electorate to influence voting and bring a merciful end to the political conflict. When will the bombs stop? A history lesson seems appropriate. In each case, within a month of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day, May 8, 1945) and the announced date of the Japanese surrender (August...
  • Clinton Pulls a “Watergate”: “Secret” Envelope Has all the Hallmarks of a Hillary “October Surprise”

    10/08/2016 7:28:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2016 | Michael Hammond
    So…….Let’s review the bidding. At the first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton “pulled a Harry Reid.” As Reid did with Mitt Romney, Hillary used a softball question from the “moderator” Lester Holt to speculate on Donald Trump’s tax returns. In particular, Clinton hypothesized that Trump paid little or no income taxes. But unlike with Harry Reid presto! Within a week, the New York Times reveals a “news flash” that, based on huge losses of over $912 million reported in 1995 on what appears to be an illegally leaked tax return, Trump may have applied those losses in a way that resulted...
  • Assange: WikiLeaks to release weekly US election documents

    10/04/2016 5:57:21 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 95 replies
    NY POST ^ | October 4, 2016
    BERLIN — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is promising “significant” disclosures on subjects including the U.S. election and Google in the coming weeks as the organization marks its 10th anniversary. Assange, speaking by video link to an anniversary news conference in Berlin, said Tuesday that WikiLeaks plans to start a series of publications this week, but wouldn’t specify the timing and subject. He says the group hopes “to be publishing every week for the next 10 weeks” and the leaks include “significant material” on war, arms, oil, Google and the U.S. election.
  • Alex Jones UNLOADS on Julian Assange after #OctoberSurprise falls flat

    10/04/2016 6:35:50 AM PDT · by Donglalinger · 121 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10/4/2016 | Greg P.
    Today was supposed to be the day that Julian Assange ended Hillary Clinton’s chances at the White House, emphasis on supposed to, with a big reveal of damaging new information from WikiLeaks. Except that’s not what happened and the early-morning presentation turned into what amounted to a 10-year-anniversary highlight reel and fundraising pitch with nothing at all on Clinton:
  • “She Lives To Be Elected” or: “I Run Therefore I Am”

    10/04/2016 5:38:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-4-2016 | MOTUS
    Well, if she’s going to lose she’ll have to do it on her own. Like every other narcissist it appears that Julian Assange doesn’t really have all that many arrows in his quiver. The Wikileaks “leak” was just another Kardashian Kaper.Don’t worry though - even with help from the MSM and the fake enthusiasm generated by the fake polls H/T Francinepinkand fake polls fakes, she could lose.Although the actual Monmouth Pollsters claim it’s a fake, I still have my doubts. Like Harry Reid’s unsubstantiated claim that Romney paid no taxes for 10 years, or the NYT claim that Trump paid none...
  • HILLARY CLINTON CAMPAIGN HOLDS ITS BREATH AS WIKILEAKS FOUNDER MAKES MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT

    10/03/2016 7:46:31 PM PDT · by drewh · 107 replies
    THE POINT: WESTERN JOURNALISM ^ | OCTOBER 3, 2016 AT 12:19 PM | NORVILLE ROSE
    What had been billed as an address to the gathered media from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been changed to a video presentation that will be shown in Berlin — not called off, as some had reported, but changed to Germany. The reason for the shift in location and the fact that Assange will not appear live? “Specific information,” presumably about a credible threat. Assange has been hinting for some time that the proverbial “October surprise” for Hillary would have a huge impact on the viability of her presidential campaign. He appeared on Fox News last...
  • WikiLeaks changes venue for "October surprise" announcement

    10/03/2016 6:45:51 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 66 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 03, 2016 | Julia Boccagno
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will no longer deliver the highly-anticipated “October surprise” announcement from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London because of “security concerns,” NBC News’ Jesse Rodriguez first reported. Instead, the 45-year-old whistleblower may unveil the details of the political revelation--which he hinted could prove “devastating” to the Clinton campaign-- during a video press conference from Berlin Tuesday morning. Before the venue change, Trump surrogate Roger Stone tweeted on Sunday that Hillary Clinton would be “done” on Wednesday following the disclosure of the WikiLeak findings.
  • RSBN just announced they will broadcast Assange announcement tomorrow morning 3AM Eastern.

    10/03/2016 2:27:10 PM PDT · by Signalman · 90 replies
    http://rsbn.tv/ ^ | 10/3/2016 | self
    Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN) just announced, at the end of the Trump rally in Pueblo, CA that they will be broadcasting the Julian Assange announcement on vidoe feed tomorrow morning at 3:00AM Eastern Time, on their website: http://rsbn.tv/
  • Julian Assange WILL make announcement via video amid rumors of 'October Surprise'

    10/03/2016 10:21:46 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 290 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 10/3/16 | Darren Boyle
    WikiLeaks founder due to release damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump's former right-hand man Roger Stone claimed the new WikiLeaks revelations would destroy Clinton's campaign. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cancelled a planned appearance to mark the 10th anniversary of his organization from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London over security fears on Monday. He had been planning to give a speech - amid claims he was about to release damaging information about Clinton which some claimed could be an 'October Surprise' which would swing the presidential election. In August this year, Assange told Fox News that he...
  • Halperin Hints Trump Might Be Planning ‘Revelation’ About Hillary

    10/03/2016 5:43:17 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 56 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    This Insurrectionist finds Mark Halperin to be among the most cautious and level-headed of pundits. The With All Due Respect host typically avoids wild speculation and is generally of the one-the-one-hand and on the other school of analysis. So it was striking that on today’s Morning Joe, Halperin, with some prodding from Joe Scarborough, suggested that Donald Trump might be planning a big October surprise in the nature of a “revelation” about Hillary Clinton. One sensed that Halperin had some inside knowledge of the situation, though all he mentioned in support of his theory is that Trump is surrounded by...
  • October Surprise Thwarted?Wikileaks Cancels Highly Anticipated Tuesday Announcement Due to Security

    10/02/2016 12:25:45 PM PDT · by Coronal · 126 replies
    Heat Street ^ | October 2, 2016 | By Heat Street Staff
    Wikileaks has abruptly canceled a much-anticipated announcement on Tuesday, according to NBC News. The announcement had been expected to be founder Julian Assange’s long-promised document dump on Hillary Clinton.
  • Soros-Linked ‘October Surprise That Will End Trump’: The Campaign To Register 8 Million

    09/21/2016 12:37:20 PM PDT · by detective · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Sep 2016 | Liam Deacon
    Shortened title. Full title: Soros-Linked ‘October Surprise That Will End Trump’: The Campaign To Register 8 Million ‘Global Citizens’ To Vote A new campaign, touted as the “October surprise that will end Trump”, is seeking to mobilise a “secret swing state” of more than 8 million mostly unregistered “global citizens” and “progressive” Americans living abroad to vote in the U.S. election. The initiative was launched in London in the United Kingdom on Wednesday by ‘Avaaz’, a registered U.S. charity and one the world’s largest and most powerful activist groups linked to globalist billionaire George Soros. Campaigners toured from the University...
  • Roger Stone: "Mutual Acquaintance" Told Me Julian Assange Has "Dynamite" October Surprise

    08/18/2016 12:19:24 PM PDT · by drewh · 58 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | On Date August 16, 2016 | Time Hains
    Trump off-the-record adviser Roger Stone speaks with Dana Loesch about what he learned from a "mutual acquaintance" about what data WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may have and what he plans to do with it. "The left loved Julian Assange when he exposed the dark secrets of the Bushes, and here he is exposing the dark secrets of the Establishment," Stone said. "I believe Mr. Assange has all of the emails that Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills --the two top Clinton aides-- believed they had destroyed. So if that is true and he releases them through this election, as he released...
  • Does WikiLeaks Have Hillary Clinton’s October Surprise?

    08/15/2016 4:48:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 15, 2016 | James H. Hyde
    The New York Times reports that in the latest release of Clinton documents, billionaire donors to the Clinton Foundation tried to curry favors from a responsive State Department when Hillary Clinton was U.S. secretary of State. That gambit is known as the “pay-to-play” scandal. Give the foundation a big fat donation, and Hillary will open whatever door you need opened. In fact, as secretary, she approved a now-famous deal that granted the Russians control over 20 percent of uranium production here in the United States. Despite all of this, Hillary, as usual, got off scot-free. But while she may think...
  • Democrats fear 'October surprise' as White House ponders hack response

    08/06/2016 11:50:42 AM PDT · by Mariner · 63 replies
    Politico ^ | August 5th, 2016 | By Eric Geller and Cory Bennett
    As Hillary Clinton supporters fret about a WikiLeaks “October surprise,” dozens of defense and security experts from both parties are urging the Obama administration to take tough action if it concludes that Russia orchestrated a series of cyberattacks on the Democratic Party. But based on past U.S. handling of foreign-sponsored cyberassaults, it could take months or even years to mount such a response — action that could encompass anything from public shaming or economic sanctions to indictments or retaliatory hacking. Even the most optimistic timeline, according to interviews with former security and law enforcement officials, could delay a forceful U.S....
  • Get Ready for Obama’s ‘October Surprise’ in Iraq

    08/04/2016 7:42:52 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 40 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 01, 2016 | Mark Perry
    Get Ready for Obama’s ‘October Surprise’ in Iraq If Iraqi and Kurdish troops—with stepped-up U.S. support—retake Mosul as planned, it could be a big boost for Hillary. By Mark Perry August 01, 2016 The American public could be treated to a major U.S.-led military victory in Iraq this fall, just as voters are deciding who will be the nation’s next president—but U.S. military officials insist the timing of the operation has nothing to do with politics. Iraqi and Kurdish military and paramilitary units are preparing for a push on Mosul, the Islamic State-held city that is now in the cross...
  • “October Surprise” Coming From the IRS

    08/03/2016 6:01:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 3, 2016 | Bob Barr
    The “October Surprise” this election cycle may come not from one of the presidential candidates, but from an unlikely source – the Internal Revenue Service.  The ramifications of such a move are all bad, especially for conservative-oriented groups, and will reverberate far beyond any one candidate or political party.  Whether the Congress has the backbone to head off this IRS attack on free speech is very much an open question; a spending restriction placed earlier on IRS funding is set to expire at the end of this Fiscal Year – September 30th – just in time for an October Surprise....
  • Did Bill Clinton Fall Asleep During Hillary’s Speech?

    07/28/2016 9:30:55 PM PDT · by hotsteppa · 64 replies
    http://ntknetwork.com/bill-clinton-falls-asleep-during-hillary-clintons-convention-speech/
  • KimDotCom Suggests He Will Drop 'Smoking Gun' on Hillary October 26 (vanity)

    07/25/2016 2:42:41 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 62 replies
    Not a news story yet so I'm posting as a vanity. Link above is to Twitter feed. Here's the summary: 1. What if HC email server was hacked? What if all deleted HC emails are released on October 26th? Happy Birthday? This is a post on his extradition: http://www.techfirm.com/professor-less The @Wikileaks nuke to end @HillaryClinton is yet to come. @realDonaldTrump might fall in love with Internet freedom & transparency :) #Huge 2. Who is this guy? He claims to have her 'deleted emails' from her server and be on a personal vendetta. Kim Dotcom had his house in New Zealand...
  • What will be the October Surprise??

    07/22/2016 5:28:41 AM PDT · by workerbee · 147 replies
    7/22/16 | me
    Let's hear it, FReepers.
  • Top officers at Incirlik Air Base arrested in Turkey coup attempt

    07/18/2016 10:16:48 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 8 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | Jul 17, 2016 | Umar Farooq
    The top military official at Incirlik Air Base has been arrested, along with other officers at the base Though the base reopened for air operations Sunday after a 24-hour closure, official media reported the arrest of the top Turkish military official at Incirlik, Gen. Bekir Ercan Van. Van was among 10 soldiers arrested at the base, In a rally Saturday, Erdogan publicly addressed President Obama, saying Gulen must be turned over to Turkey, and another official, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, said failure to do so was tantamount to an act of war. Labor Minister Suleyman Soylu said he believed Washington...
  • An October Surprise For the GOP?

    08/22/2015 3:05:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | August 22, 2015 | William Kristol
    Next year will be the most consequential presidential election in two generations. Given how difficult it is to hold the White House for three straight terms, and given President Obama's shaky approval numbers, Republicans will have a good chance to win. On the other hand, Democrats had a good chance to win in 1988, taking on an uninspiring successor to a twice-victorious incumbent. Indeed, the Democratic nominee was ahead in the polls into the summer of 1988. But that nominee was Michael Dukakis. Are we sure the GOP isn't on course to nominating their very own Dukakis? Are we confident...
  • An October Surprise For the GOP?

    08/23/2015 1:00:04 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 49 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | AUG 22, 2015 | WILLIAM KRISTOL
    But what if come October all we have is Bushies lacking all conviction, Trumpers full of passionate intensity, and a bunch of uninspiring also-rans? I devoutly hope this isn't the case. But what if it is?
  • Discredited Gary Sick Cited by MSM as Expert on Iran Nuke 'Deal'

    04/03/2015 11:26:34 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 3, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    Would you want to cite someone who has been thoroughly discredited in the very field he is supposed to be an expert in? Well, that is exactly what several news organizations did yesterday including Charlie Rose on PBS, the New York Times, and Bloomberg when they cited Gary Sick as an expert on Iran in stories about the nuke "deal" which was actually more of an agreement on the framework to discuss the...well, you get it. It really wasn't an actual deal but Gary Sick was chirping away like it was some sort of positive development.. Of course none...
  • Hollywood to Release Film Defending Dan Rather in Wake of Brian Williams Stolen Valor Lies

    02/16/2015 11:29:31 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
    Talk about bad timing. Echo Lake Entertainment is set to release its independent film, Truth, the story of former CBS anchor Dan Rather’s self-destruction. It’s based on the 2006 book Truth and Duty: The Press, The President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes, the discredited CBS producer. Mapes documents and defends Rather’s 2004 attempts to use the forged “Killian documents” to portray former President George W. Bush as someone who shirked duty in Vietnam.
  • NYC Ebola Patient's Condition Worsens As Fiancee Returns Home

    10/25/2014 4:48:56 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/25/14 | Tyler Durden
    New York City health officials have released Morgan Dixon, the 30-year-old fiancée of recently diagnosed Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, to her West 147th Street Manhattan apartment where, as WSJ reports, she will remain under mandatory quarantine. This 'good' news comes as New York's Department of Health issues a statement on the deteriorating condition of Dr. Spencer who "is entering the next phase of the illness, which is anticipated gastrointestinal symptoms." This was expected apparently, as NYC's health commissioner Mary Basset noted, "we've seen with this disease that it continues to get worse before it gets better." A large CDC...
  • Thousands of Gov. Walker-Related Emails Released

    10/21/2014 11:08:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BAUER
    Thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's former aides and associates when he was a county executive were released Tuesday, prompting allegations from Walker and other Republicans that the timing two weeks before the election was politically motivated. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's office made public the nearly 16,000 emails and attachments that prosecutors seized from county and personal computers during the investigation that ended in 2013. Walker was never charged but six of his aides and associates were convicted on charges ranging from theft to misconduct in office. The documents' release...
  • Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard indicted on 23 felony corruption charges by Lee County Grand Jury

    10/20/2014 2:41:12 PM PDT · by sunmars · 73 replies
    MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and a powerful leader in the state Republican Party, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 23 counts, including using his office for personal gain and soliciting things of value. Hubbard, 52, who led a historic Republican takeover of the state Legislature during the 2010 election, was charged after an investigation in his home county that has lasted more than a year. The charges against Hubbard include 23 class B felonies. Those charges include: Four counts of using of his office as Chairman of the...
  • Obama’s New Ebola Czar Was Deeply Involved in Solyndra Scandal

    10/17/2014 10:35:37 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/17/14 | PJ Tatler
    Bridget Johnson reported earlier that President Obama has appointed Ron Klain to become Ebola czar. Klain’s career is not in medicine, epidemiology, or any field related to disease control or prevention. Klain is a laywer, a K Street lobbyist, and a career Democrat party operative. Klain is not a doctor. He is a Democrat loyalist. Not only was he involved in Al Gore’s 2000 election recount as Bridget reported, Klain was involved in the Obama administration’s Solyndra debacle. In January 2012, ABC News reported that Klain, then Vice President Joe Biden’s chief of staff, was right in the middle of...
  • Obama’s New Ebola ‘Czar’ Does Not Have Medical, Health Care Background

    10/17/2014 10:01:51 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 60 replies
    CBS DC ^ | 10/17/14 | CBSDC/AP
    President Barack Obama on Friday turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response as efforts to clamp down on any possible route of infection from three Texas cases expanded, reaching a cruise ship at sea and multiple airline flights. Facing renewed criticism of his handling of the Ebola risk, Obama will make Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, his point man on fighting Ebola at home and in West Africa. Klain will report to national security adviser Susan Rice and to homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco, the White House said. Klain...
  • DHS Started Expediting Visa Extensions From Ebola Countries in August (Free Republic linked)

    10/17/2014 6:35:41 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/17/2014 | Sarah Rumpf
    AUSTIN, Texas -- As Ebola continued to ravage communities in West Africa this summer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a division under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced "immigration relief measures" for citizens of three countries affected by the deadly virus. In short, the USCIS has been waiving fees, expediting the immigration process, and allowing extensions of visas for anyone coming from the three designated Ebola-stricken countries, provided that they are in the United States. The Free Republic blog reported that the law firm of Edward W. Neufville, III, LLC, a Washington, D.C. area immigration firm, added a...
  • ‘Clipboard guy’ at Ebola patient transfer an ambulance employee

    10/16/2014 8:27:44 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/16/14 | David K. Li
    The man seen Wednesday wearing no protective gear while transporting an Ebola-stricken patient from Dallas to Atlanta works for the air ambulance company that handled the flight. Officials with Georgia-based Phoenix Air Group said its clipboard-carrying medical supervisor was OK to in work civilian clothes while everyone else on the scene donned full hazmat suits.
  • Dallas Mayor: "It May Get Worse Before it Gets Better"

    10/15/2014 6:17:39 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 33 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 15, 2014 | Daniel Halper
    "There are two things that I harken back to this. The only way that we are going to beat this is person by person, moment by moment, detail by detail. We have those protocols in place, the city and county, working closely with the CDC and the hospital. The second is we want to minimize rumors and maximize facts. We want to deal with facts, not fear.
  • Dallas hospital may face state inquiry on Ebola patient's handling

    10/12/2014 8:38:32 AM PDT · by knak · 34 replies
    dallas new ^ | 10/11/14 | dianna hunt
    The state health department may investigate a Dallas hospital’s handling of the nation’s first Ebola case as medical records released Friday raise more troubling questions about the Liberian patient’s initial treatment. Thomas Eric Duncan had fever that hit as high as 103 degrees and Ebola-like symptoms, including abdominal pain, dizziness, a headache and reduced urination, when he arrived Sept. 25 at the emergency room of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, according to hospital records the family gave to The Associated Press. The records depict a man far sicker than hospital officials had initially indicated, with details that left some infectious...
  • CDC chief on second Ebola case: There was a breach in protocol

    10/12/2014 7:06:41 AM PDT · by maggief · 208 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 11, 2014 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there was "clearly" a breach in protocol that led to a Texas health care worker contracting Ebola after treating a Liberian man who later died from the virus, although authorities do not yet know what that breach was. "We're deeply concerned about this new development," Dr. Thomas Frieden said in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday. "I think the fact that we don't know of a breach in protocol is concerning because clearly there was a breach in protocol. We have the ability to prevent the...
  • Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’ high profile attracts praise, scorn (Democrat Ebola Pimp)

    10/12/2014 8:25:57 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 21 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/10/14 | MATTHEW WATKINS
    Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has presided for four years over a government with a budget of nearly $1 billion. He has met with President Barack Obama, and he has ordered airplanes to spray insecticide to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes. But after last week, his highest-profile action in office might be an evening drive. Jenkins made international news last Friday when he loaded the family of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan into a Ford Explorer and drove them to an isolated location where they could wait and see whether they had contracted the virus. He wore no protective gear during the...
  • 2nd person who got ebola was wearing FULL PROTECTIVE GEAR as recommended by the CDC per presser!

    10/12/2014 5:54:04 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 305 replies
    From Press conference live right now: The 2nd person who contracted ebola was wearing the full protective gear as recommended by the CDC! Wow!