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  • Obama DoD Paid ‘FBI Informant’ Stefan Halper over $250,000 Right Before 2016 Election

    05/21/2018 5:39:19 PM PDT · by bitt · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/21/2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Public records show Stefan Halper, the foreign policy expert “outed,” as an FBI informant that spied on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, was paid a large sum in 2016 for work he did for the Obama administration. The Department of Defense paid Halper $282,295 on September 27, 2016 — just months before the 2016 presidential election — for work titled, “INDIA AND CHINA ECON STUDY,” says, a website that tracks spending data for the U.S. government. This sum was one of two payments made to Halper for the job; the second, worth $129,280, was made on July 26, 2017. The...
  • A mysterious professor who told...about 'dirt' on Hillary Clinton has gone off the grid

    05/20/2018 3:05:52 PM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 2 Mar 2018 | Brennan Weiss
    A professor who allegedly told an adviser for Donald Trump's presidential campaign that Russia had compromising information on Hillary Clinton has gone off the grid, and even his Ukrainian fiancé hasn't been able to reach him. snip But since his name was revealed in the press, Mifsud has gone silent. His bio was removed from a university in Scotland and another institution in Italy where he previously taught. They now show '404 Not Found' error pages. In WhatsApp messages revealed by Buzzfeed between Mifsud and his fiancé, Anna — who spoke to Buzzfeed on the condition that she be referred...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: The NRA Is 'Just Shy Of A Terrorist Organization'(BARF ALERT!)

    05/17/2018 6:52:20 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 44 replies
    pMSN ^ | 5/17/18 | Nick Wing
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) had stern words for the National Rifle Association on Tuesday, responding to the gun group’s new president attacking student survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, for allegedly engaging in “civil terrorism.” “The NRA is kind of just shy of a terrorist organization,” Schultz told HuffPost. “They have done everything they can to perpetuate the culture of violence that we have in our country with the spread of assault weapons across the nation.” In an interview with The Washington Times last week, newly elected NRA president Oliver North accused students of Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
  • Trump administration to provide records on Obama-era gun-smuggling probe

    05/17/2018 6:47:04 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 16, 2018 | Sarah N. Lynch
    The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to provide congressional investigators confidential records on a failed gun-trafficking operation during the Obama administration known as "Fast and Furious" that long has been criticized by Republican lawmakers. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department would hand over documents to the Republican-led House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that had been withheld by Democratic former President Barack Obama's administration. The agreement reached by Republican President Donald Trump's administration will effectively end a six-year long legal battle in which the committee had gone to federal...
  • Obamas sign record book deal worth estimated $65 million [REMINDER]

    05/16/2018 5:34:34 PM PDT · by nwrep · 92 replies
    AL.COM ^ | March 1, 2017
    Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michele have signed a multi-million book deal with Penguin Random House. Terms of the deal were not released but Financial Times reported bidding for the two-book deal had reached more than $65 million, a record amount for presidential memoirs.
  • Vanessa Trump planned to marry Saudi Prince after Latin King romance

    05/12/2018 7:00:54 PM PDT · by libh8er · 57 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05-12-2018 | Carlos Greer
    Vanessa Trump moved on to a Saudi prince — whose father was once suspected of indirect ties to the 9/11 attackers — after her romances with Latin King Valentin Rivera and Leo DiCaprio. Sources told Page Six that Vanessa and Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud were even planning to marry until the Sept. 11 attacks. “They dated from 1998 to 2001 and lived together. He ditched her on 9/11; days after, he flew back to Saudi Arabia. They were planning to marry [at the time]. They were inseparable,” a source told Page Six. Bandar is part of...
  • US presidential candidate John McCain now leads slightly in the polls (2008)

    05/10/2018 9:33:59 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    Indiaabroad ^ | Oct 11, 2013 | Wikinews
    United States presidential candidate John McCain now retains a lead over Barack Obama in several polls conducted in the past few days. Both Zogby International and Rasmussen Reports have McCain with a slight, but not statistically significant lead. The most recent Gallup tracking poll has McCain with a statistical lead of 5.0 percent. The Day to Day Politics Poll Average also has a slight, but not statistically significantly lead of 0.4% for McCain. Obama had a 6.0 percent lead in the Day to Day Politics Poll Average after the Democratic National Convention, but now is trailing after the Republican National...
  • Australia’s oldest scientist David Goodall just turned 104 and his birthday wish is to die

    05/10/2018 10:09:22 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 36 replies
    SCMP ^ | May 2, 2018 | Staff
    David Goodall listened quietly as his loved ones started to sing. Then he took a breath, made a wish and blew out the flames. But Goodall was not wholeheartedly celebrating the milestone this month in Perth, Australia. The botanist and ecologist, who is thought to be the country’s oldest scientist, said that he has lived too long. And now, he said, he is ready to die. “I greatly regret having reached that age. I would much prefer to be 20 or 30 years younger,” he told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. When asked whether he had a nice birthday, he said:...
  • Former FBI Director Comey Consulted with Mueller on Russia Testimony

    05/10/2018 11:34:47 AM PDT · by bitt · 55 replies ^ | 5/10/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    A government watchdog group revealed Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was advised by senior FBI officials to seek Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s advice prior to testifying before “any congressional committee” about President Donald Trump’s campaign and its alleged collusion with Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to new emails obtained by Judicial Watch. Comey was also advised to seek Mueller’s counsel on the circumstances surrounding his firing by Trump before providing testimony to Congress, the Department of Justice emails obtained by Judicial Watch reveal. It is the first time evidence reveals there was coordination between the...
  • Cops Save Rare Gun From Buyback Shredder (STG 44 Sturmgeweer)

    05/07/2018 9:08:45 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 44 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 5/7/18 | Liveleak
    Rare German STG 44 Sturmgeweer is saved by cops during a neighborhood buy-back program, just in time before it was to be destroyed.Video Here
  • High-Level Defector Ambassador Thae Spills Beans on North Korea’s Intent vis-ŕ-vis Trump

    05/06/2018 12:43:22 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov. 1, 2017 | C-Span via YouTube
    “A top North Korean defector (will) testify on Capitol Hill next week as Congress mulls new ways to increase pressure on the rogue regime, a senior Republican announced. Thae Yong-ho served as the second-highest ranking North Korean diplomat in the United Kingdom until last year, when he defected to South Korea. House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce touted his "valuable insights" into the vulnerabilities of dictator Kim Jong Un as the motivation for Wednesday's hearing.”
  • Mueller raised possibility of presidential subpoena in meeting with Trump’s legal team

    05/01/2018 5:34:55 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 156 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 1, 2018 | Carol D. Leonnig and Robert Costa
    In a tense meeting in early March with the special counsel, President Trump’s lawyers insisted he had no obligation to talk with federal investigators probing Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. But special counsel Robert S. Mueller III responded that he had another option if Trump declined: He could issue a subpoena for the president to appear before a grand jury, according to four people familiar with the encounter. Mueller’s warning — the first time he is known to have mentioned a possible subpoena to Trump’s legal team — spurred a sharp retort from John Dowd, then the president’s...
  • Trump order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

    04/28/2018 11:20:38 AM PDT · by bitt · 97 replies
    BOSTON GLOBE ^ | april 26, 2018 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reduce the federal government’s role in K-12 education. Trump is giving Education Secretary Betsy DeVos just short of a year — 300 days — to identify areas where Washington has overstepped its legal authority in education, and modify and repeal regulations and guidance from her department, if necessary. A report will be returned to the White House and eventually made public, officials said. Trump complained that the government over the years has forced states and schools to comply with ‘‘federal whims.’’ He said the order will...
  • Migrant ‘caravan’ gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

    04/27/2018 7:46:19 AM PDT · by yoe · 36 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 16, 2018 | Gerardo Carrillo and Elliot Spagat 
    MEXICALI, Mexico — About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers rested up Thursday ahead of the final leg of their monthlong journey to seek asylum in the United States, with the Trump administration warning they could be prosecuted, detained and quickly deported. The migrants — many of them women, children and transsexuals — were set to board buses in the border city of Mexicali for a two-hour drive to Tijuana to join up with about 175 others who already arrived. Lawyers planned free workshops on the U.S. immigration system on Friday and Saturday as many planned to...
  • Trail of James Comey’s Dirt on Loretta Lynch Discovered Within IG Report on Andrew McCab

    04/15/2018 9:05:29 PM PDT · by bitt · 70 replies
    A very interesting development is unfolding as a result of internet researcher TracyBeanz [Twitter HERE – YouTube HERE] and some insightful dot connecting by those following. The outline begins via a relatively under-reported accusation about former Attorney General Loretta Lynch by former FBI Director James Comey in his upcoming book. According to ABC News Comey writes in “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership,” that he became the public face of the investigation partly because of a mysterious development which he felt could cast “serious doubt” on Lynch’s independence. “Had it become public, the unverified material would undoubtedly have been...
  • 'Ren & Stimpy' creator accused of harassment, child porn, sex with teen girl 'intern'

    04/15/2018 11:01:34 AM PDT · by Trillian · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/29/2018 | Tyler McCarthy
    Two women have come forward to detail allegations of workplace sexual harassment, statutory rape and possession of child pornography against animator and “Ren & Stimpy” creator John Kricfalusi. In a detailed report by BuzzFeed News, Robyn Byrd and Katie Rice recounted befriending Kricfalusi when they were just 13 after writing him as fans and aspiring animators. They said he paid special attention to the two young girls and promised to help foster their careers. In Byrd’s case, she ended up becoming his live-in girlfriend and intern at his company when she was 16 and he was 39, according to the...
  • Blasts Reported in Syria Minutes after Trump Announces Attack on 'Monster' Assad

    04/13/2018 7:34:05 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 124 replies
    Pj Media ^ | 4/13/2018 | Polya Bolyard
    Blasts were reported in Damascus, Syria, just minutes after President Trump announced that he would be launching an attack in retaliation for last week's chemical attack by Bashar al-Assad on his own citizens. Unverified videos appear to show the attack as it happened, with Tomahawk missiles lighting up the sky over the Syrian capital. President Trump said in a speech from the White House that he "ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the...
  • Yale Law School to create the ‘Hillary Rodham Clinton Fund for the Public Interest’

    04/11/2018 9:59:20 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/6/2018 | John Patrick
    Only a couple of weeks after former 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton offended millions of Americans by calling Trump voters “backwards,” Yale Law School has announced the creation of a fund in her honor. According to the Yale Daily News, several former classmates of Clinton, LAW ‘73, have successfully convinced Yale Law School’s development office to create the “Hillary Rodham Clinton Fund for the Public Interest,” which will provide financial support to recent Yale graduates for year-long fellowships following graduation. The project was spearheaded by Rosalind Fink, LAW ’72, a former classmate of Clinton who expressed a desire to...

    04/11/2018 7:49:48 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 80 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 4/10/18 | Daniel Greenfield
    The inmates are running the asylum and locking up the guards. When the media first began to spin the raid on the president's lawyer, they claimed that it had been approved by a Trump appointee. Of course it hadn't. It came from Rosenstein on one end. And Trump's appointee had recused himself. That left his deputy, an Obama holdover. Robert Khuzami. And there are reports that he allegedly made the decision. Khuzami was in charge of SEC enforcement under Obama. He did speak at the RNC convention in '04 in support of the Patriot Act and donated to McCain in...
  • ABC News Calls Police On Pro-Trump Female College Student Who Posed With Handgun

    04/10/2018 5:12:49 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    Blunt Force Truth ^ | 04/10/18 | Originally posted to The Gateway Pundit by Jim Hoft
    ABC News called Chattanooga police about a pro-Trump college woman who posted a photo of herself with a handgun.The woman, 22 years-old Brenna Spencer, a senior at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, is shown in the photo with her pink Women for Trump shirt lifted to reveal a handgun tucked in the waistband of her white jeans. Spencer captioned the photo, “I don’t take normal college graduation photos…”