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  • WSJ Columnist: This Is When The Deep State Felt They Got The Green Light To Defy Trump

    10/17/2019 3:45:38 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 10-17-19 | Matt Vespa
    The moment acting Attorney General Sally Yates decided to defy President Trump concerning his executive order on immigration that the media erroneously dubbed the Muslim ban, you saw the vestiges of what we now call the Deep State. It’s the cadre of government workers who are working against the Trump administration in the shadows. They hate the president and will do anything to push back at all costs. It also doesn’t help that there were oodles of Obama holdovers when Trump was inaugurated in 2017. Anyway, the point is that there is ample evidence that there is a deep state...
  • ...Fired Anti-Trump Ukrainian Ambassador Was Monitoring Communications of John Solomon and US...

    10/10/2019 12:01:51 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 56 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | October 9, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Last week House Democrats called in fired US Ambassador Marie Yovanovich to testify in their sham impeachment proceedings. Ambassador Yovanovich is a noted Trump-hater who blocked Ukrainian officials from traveling to the United States to hand over evidence of Obama misconduct during the 2016 election to President Trump. Yovanovich was US ambassador to Ukraine during the 2016 election when the Ukrainian government was colluding with the DNC and Hillary Campaign to undermine the US presidential election. Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenkoko told journalists in March that Yovanovitch gave him a “do not prosecute” list during their first meeting. The president...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Did Mueller lie to Congress about meeting with Trump

    10/09/2019 6:34:00 AM PDT · by gattaca · 25 replies
    Full Title: Gregg Jarrett: Did Mueller lie to Congress about meeting with Trump before he took the special counsel job? It has always been suspicious that Robert Mueller met with President Trump in the Oval Office the day before he was officially appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to investigate Trump. Newly uncovered documents show that Mueller and Rosenstein had been privately communicating in the days before that meeting. They worked sedulously to keep it a secret. Trump had no idea that Mueller was already on board to serve as special counsel.
  • White House restricted access to Trump's calls with Putin and Saudi crown prince

    09/27/2019 5:47:52 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/27/19 | Pamela Brown, Jim Sciutto and Kevin Liptak
    White House efforts to limit access to President Donald Trump's conversations with foreign leaders extended to phone calls with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russian leader Vladimir Putin, according to people familiar with the matter. Those calls -- both with leaders who maintain controversial relationships with Trump -- were among the presidential conversations that aides took remarkable steps to keep from becoming public. In the case of Trump's call with Prince Mohammed, officials who ordinarily would have been given access to a rough transcript of the conversation never saw one, according to one of the sources. Instead, a...
  • Religion at heart of resistance in the age of Trump

    09/13/2019 10:24:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    United Press International ^ | September. 13. 2019 | Ali A Olomi, Religion News Service
    "They hate religion," New York Times columnist Timothy Egan wrote recently in a column titled "Why People Hate Religion," "because, at a moment to stand up and be counted on the right side of history, religion is used as moral cover for despicable behavior." This is true only if you see religion as synonymous with white evangelical Christianity, the group that, polls confirm, shows high support for President Donald Trump. While Egan tips his hat to Catholics who are doing charitable work, it's clear that by "religion" he means the religious right. But there are many of us people of...
  • How Charlottesville ‘Resistance’ and Violence Felled a Rising Political Star

    08/13/2019 8:26:27 AM PDT · by yoe · 5 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 12, 2019 | Fred Lucas
    [snip]That’s where the mayor (declared) to a cheering crowd that Charlottesville was a “capital of the resistance.” Signer’s stand that Jan. 31 was in response to the Trump administration’s restrictions on travel from terrorism-prone countries. “These folks couldn’t run a two-car parade much less policies affecting the rights and lives of millions of people, and that is why I am here today to declare that Charlottesville, the historical home of Thomas Jefferson, is a capital of the resistance,” Signer said.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Venezuelan Diplomat Joins Chicago Communists Plotting Trump Resistance

    11/17/2016 9:12:26 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 17, 2016 | Michael Volpe
    A Marxist, a Venezuelan diplomat and an illegal alien headlined a meeting of organizers of the Trump resistance as they announced their plan to shut down Chicago on Saturday and Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day. The Chicago branch of Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) met in Chicago’s northwest side neighborhood of Albany Park to plot their next move in their resistance of the Trump presidency. Chicago ANSWER was one of the radical leftist groups that helped to organize anti-Trump protests when his campaign tried to hold a rally in March; that rally was canceled after protesters...
  • The Terrorist Leader of the 'Women's Strike'

    02/27/2017 10:45:41 PM PST · by detective · 5 replies
    Frontpage ^ | February 28, 2017 | Joseph Klein
    The call from the Left is to “resist” a “Fascist America,” which is supposedly the direction the United States is taking under President Trump. Among other things, leftists regularly accuse President Trump and members of his administration of anti-Semitism. Yet one of the leaders of the “resistance” movement, and a co-organizer of the next women’s protest on March 8th is Rasmea Yousef Odeh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist. Odeh had participated in bombings in Israel nearly 50 years ago, one of which resulted in the killing of two Israeli students. Now she is advocating militant resistance in the streets of the United States. For...
  • Meet the terrorist behind the next women’s march

    02/25/2017 3:40:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The New York Post ^ | February 25, 2017 | Kyle Smith
    Here’s the left’s next great idea for bringing down President Trump: another women’s march. Which means another public instance of Trump haters shouting slogans to one another and mistaking it for constructive politics. What progressives need to defeat Trump is outreach, but all they have is outrage. On March 8, organizers seem to be aiming for a different vibe than the librarians-in-pussy-hats element that made the first women’s march after Trump’s inauguration so adorable. Instead of milling around Washington, organizers have in mind a “general strike” called the Day without a Woman. In a manifesto published in The Guardian on...
  • Resist the Resistance

    07/13/2019 4:11:52 PM PDT · by SFmom · 15 replies
    This just in from the California MAGA underground: "You have probably all heard that ICE Agents are rounding up Illegal Aliens in the San Francisco Area tomorrow. RESIST groups are forming "Rapid Response" teams to warn people if ICE Agents are seen in the area. They will try to go to where ICE Agents are forming and interfere by doing stuff like puncturing their tires, etc. Check the link below. If you have a "Rapid Response" team in your area for Criminal Aliens then please take a minute and send them to Dairy Queen or some other place in your...
  • The Anti-Trump Resistance Has a New Plan to Combat Gerrymandering

    05/22/2019 5:04:27 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    Rolling Stones ^ | April 30, 2019 | Andy Kroll
    Call it the Resistance 2.0. Three liberal groups that launched in the chaotic aftermath of Donald Trump’s 2016 election — Arena, Run for Something and Swing Left — are teaming up for the 2020 campaign season. But their goal isn’t specifically to oust Trump. They’re joining forces to tackle the unsexy but hugely consequential problem of gerrymandering. On Tuesday, founders for the three groups unveiled the Grassroots Redistricting Project, a joint effort to flip state legislative seats from Republican to Democratic and win majority control of at least one chamber in nine states around the country. The goal is to...
  • Lee: Anti-Trump sentiment shouldn’t derail infrastructure bill

    05/09/2019 12:59:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | April 26, 2019 | Sun Staff
    For some people, Nevada Rep. Susie Lee said, the opportunity to drive on repaved highways, cross repaired bridges and fly out of modernized airports isn’t worth the political implications of a major infrastructure bill. “I’ve been told, ‘You don’t want to give Donald Trump a win on this,’” Lee, a Democrat, told an audience this morning at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. But even though the passage of a major bill would give Trump a stump point for the 2020 election, Lee said, the need for infrastructure spending outweighs partisan politics. “This isn’t a Republican-Democrat thing. This is an...
  • ‘Resistance’ Leader In Hiding Barack Obama Finally Outed

    05/03/2019 9:46:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/03/19 | Judi McLeod
    Nobody Home But Congress Chickens The “real” Barack Obama is finally standing up. Make that forcefully dragged to his feet by New York Times Chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, the unlikeliest of sources. Baker shows the world who Barack Obama, with all of his pretensions, really is in his updated book ‘Obama: The Call of History’
  • Meet the Other Resistance: The Republican One [barf]

    04/24/2019 8:17:48 PM PDT · by oblomov · 35 replies
    NYT ^ | 24 April 2019 | Mark Leibovich
    William F. Weld is not likely to become our 46th president. But he was here in New Hampshire, no other Republicans were and that was something. “I think it’s important to at least call out the current incumbent of the White House on his simply amazing behavior, and for the pettiness, his vindictiveness and the unreconstituted meanness he displays,” Weld was telling the crowd who had turned out to see him on a rainy Sunday afternoon in March at a house party in the town of Dover. Fergus Cullen, a former chairman of the state Republican Party, was hosting the...
  • House Democrats postpone budget measure vote amid progressive resistance

    04/10/2019 2:58:52 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/09/19 | Samuel Chamberlain
    House Democratic leaders scrapped a scheduled Wednesday vote on a budget measure backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., amid opposition from left-wing members of the caucus. The measure would have raised limits on discretionary spending for both the Pentagon and domestic agencies, but leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) pushed to allow billions more in spending on domestic programs. An amendment offered by CPC co-chairwoman Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., would have added $67 billion to spending limits for nondefense programs over the next two fiscal years. Jayapal's amendment would have also capped defense and nondefense spending at $664 billion each...
  • Valerie Jarrett: I still haven’t accepted Trump is president

    04/02/2019 6:53:26 PM PDT · by SJackson · 105 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 02, 2019 | Caitlin Yilek
    Valerie Jarrett, a senior White House adviser to former President Barack Obama, writes in her new book that she still hasn’t accepted President Trump won the 2016 election. "Since the night Donald Trump became president of the United States, I’ve been going through the five stages of grief, sometimes all five in the same day,” Jarrett writes in Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward. "In the beginning, denial and anger were high on the list; I still haven't embraced acceptance,” she writes. Jarrett, a longtime adviser to Obama and his wife Michelle, said...
  • Growing trend: election results no longer accepted in the United States

    03/28/2019 1:13:37 PM PDT · by cedembeck · 27 replies
    On Subway Walls ^ | 3/28/2019 | ced
    Since the election of President Donald Trump in 2016, we have experienced a growing trend of once fringe activist groups who are now the leaders of the Democratic Party refusing to accept the results of his election, and subsequently the elections of other prominent Republican governors and members of Congress throughout our land. Even elections where it was obvious the Republican won, Democrats have demanded costly recounts and done everything in their power to destabilize the situation to the point of undermining our democratic republic. Open rebellion against Constitution  Read Rest:
  • This woman risked it all to run a secret WWII spy network

    03/12/2019 8:10:51 PM PDT · by TBP · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 11, 2019 | Reed Tucker
    Her code name was “Hedgehog,” an homage to a “tough animal that even a lion would hesitate to bite,” as a friend once said. And like a hedgehog, which appears cute and nonthreatening but can roll into a tight ball deploying dangerous quills when challenged, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade had an unexpected tough side. The young French woman headed one of the most important resistance networks during World War II and oversaw the collection of crucial intelligence that helped turn the battle’s tide. And yet she remains virtually unknown — in large part, because of her gender. “Nobody really remembers her, and...
  • Save the Whales. Or Whatever.

    02/18/2019 7:29:34 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-18-19 | MOTUS
    USA Today reports a wave of protests have been planned from New York to California and Texas to oppose the president’s national emergency declaration. Seriously, is there any organization more misnomered than MoveOn.org?  Founded in 1998 to protest Bill Clinton’s impeachment at the hands of the evil Republicans, they’ve never gotten over it, never moved on. They exist to protest, and they decide when and what you will protest. Sadly, this protest was cancelled, due to the government not being shut down on January 29th, 2019They are much better funded now (shoutout to George Soros!) and can afford to...
  • DC Antifa Leader Charged With ‘Ethnic Intimidation’ Related To Attack On Marines

    01/29/2019 6:50:58 PM PST · by Candor7 · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1:38 PM 01/29/2019 | Andrew Kerr
    Washington, D.C. Antifa leader Joseph “Jose” Alcoff, also known as “Chepe,” was arrested and charged with multiple felonies in Philadelphia on Jan. 10 in connection to the Antifa mob attack against two Marines in November. Alcoff faces 17 charges, including multiple counts of aggravated assault, ethnic intimidation, conspiracy and terroristic threats, and one count of robbery while inflicting serious bodily injury. An affidavit filed in the case reveals that The Daily Caller News Foundation’s reporting on Alcoff’s connection to violent Antifa groups was an integral factor leading to his arrest. (RELATED: Revealed: Antifa Leader Relied On Anonymity To Push Radical,...