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  • Panama Papers Reveal Clinton’s Kremlin Connection

    04/07/2016 11:23:53 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 17 replies
    Observer ^ | 4-7-16
    The revelations of the so-called Panama Papers that are roiling the world’s political and financial elites this week include important facts about Team Clinton. This unprecedented trove of documents purloined from a shady Panama law firm that arranged tax havens, and perhaps money laundering, for the globe’s super-rich includes juicy insights into how Russia’s elite hides its ill-gotten wealth. Almost lost among the many revelations is the fact that Russia’s biggest bank uses The Podesta Group as its lobbyist in Washington, DC. Though hardly a household name, this firm is well known inside the Beltway, not least because its CEO...
  • Biden administration denies lawyers access to migrant facility: Report

    03/13/2021 8:21:52 PM PST · by blueplum · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 13 Mar 2021 | Zachary Halaschak, Breaking News Reporter
    Lawyers have apparently been denied access to a Texas border facility where hundreds of migrant children are being held. The Border Patrol tent facility, which is located in Donna, Texas, is housing more than 1,000 people and has children sleeping in close quarters, with some sleeping on the floor due to a dearth of mats. Nonprofit lawyers are complaining that they have been denied access to evaluate the situation. “It is pretty surprising that the administration talks about the importance of transparency and then won’t let the attorneys for children set eyes on where they’re staying,” said lawyer Leecia Welch.......
  • New suspect in 1988 Lockerbie Pan Am terror bombing to be charged

    12/16/2020 12:56:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 16, 2020 | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    Federal prosecutors are expected to unseal new charges against a bomb-maker linked to the 1988 attack on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, according to a report. Abu Agila Mohammad Masud, a top bomb-maker for the late Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafy, is accused of constructing the explosive that downed the airliner and killed 270 people on board, the Wall Street Journal said. Masud is being held by Libyan authorities.
  • Operation Fast and Furious: The Forgotten History of the ATF's Notorious Gunwalking Scandal

    12/15/2020 10:34:57 PM PST · by ammodotcom · 16 replies ^ | 12/16/2020 | Sam Jacobs
    The ATF isn’t all bad. In fact, they had a policy of letting illegal gun purchases go between 2006 and 2011. It ended up getting U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry killed on December 14, 2010, and let Mexican criminals get enough guns that they were found at over 150 crime scenes where Mexican citizens were either killed or maimed. And some of the guns were used in the November 2015 terrorist attack in Paris at the Bataclan. But other than that, it turned out just fine. (In case you’re not picking up on it, we’re laying on the sarcasm...
  • Oil Major BP to Cut 15% of Workforce

    06/09/2020 6:09:28 PM PDT · by fluorescence · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 8, 2020 | Shadia Nasralla and Ron Bousso
    LONDON (Reuters) - BP will cut about 15% of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of Chief Executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the oil and gas major to renewable energy, it said on Monday. Looney told employees in a global online call that the London-based company will cut 10,000 jobs from the current 70,100. “We will now begin a process that will see close to 10,000 people leaving BP – most by the end of this year,” Looney said in a statement. [snip] ENERGY TRANSITION The job reductions are also part of Looney’s drive...
  • Mexico demands the U.S. finally explain Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ fiasco

    05/21/2020 9:16:41 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 24 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 05/21/20 | Steve Pomper
    In the movie “Cliff Hanger,” John Lithgow’s character, Qualen, utters a line that reminds me of how unscrupulous Democrat muckety-mucks like the Clintons and Obama operate. Qualen says, “Kill a few people, they call you a murderer. Kill a million and you’re a conqueror.” Similarly, with the Clintons and Obama, commit a few crimes, they call you a petty criminal. Commit a million and you’re untouchable. Well, maybe not a million—then again. You get the point. We’re now seeing a cascade of unearthed evidence of what seems to be an apparent three-plus-year coup attempt by the Obama administration and media...
  • A Heated Oxford Education. Protesting students get a personal lesson about fossil fuels.

    02/02/2020 7:56:57 PM PST · by karpov · 41 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 2, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    ... [E]ven the brainiest sometimes need a lesson in common sense. That’s exactly what the bursar at St. John’s College—the most richly endowed college at Oxford—delivered when he responded to students occupying his 15th-century quadrangle and refusing to leave until the college divested its oil-company shares. The students want the college to sell the more than $10 million of its endowment now invested in Shell and BP, and they want it now. The Times of London reports that bursar Andrew Parker made them a counteroffer. “I am not able to arrange any divestment at short notice,” he wrote. “But I...
  • ‘Fast And Furious’ Gunman Who Killed US Border Patrol Agent (Brian Terry) Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

    01/08/2020 6:37:47 PM PST · by BeauBo · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 08, 2020 | JASON HOPKINS
    One of the Mexican gunmen who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent, consequently sparking the Obama administration’s “Fast and Furious” scandal, was sentenced to life in prison. U.S. District Judge David C. Bury on Wednesday sentenced Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes to life in federal prison for first-degree murder. The sentencing follows Osorio-Arellanes’s involvement in a 2010 border shootout between Mexican gunmen and U.S. officials, resulting in the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry... Osorio-Arellanes fled the scene and evaded justice for many years. However, Mexican authorities arrested him in 2017 in Chihuahua. He was extradited to the U.S. in 2018 and...
  • BP boss reveals some of his daughter's friends in California are taking antidepressants because they are so worried about climate change

    12/31/2019 2:23:20 AM PST · by Libloather · 70 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/29/19 | Rod Ardehali
    The outgoing boss of BP has revealed some of his daughter's friends in California are on antidepressants because of their worries over climate change. Bob Dudley, who is to step down as chief executive in February, admitted he hated seeing 'young people so unhappy, so anxious' about the impact of global warming from increasing carbon emissions. **SNIP** Mr Dudley added that he hated seeing young people so anxious, and that his daughter told him people around her are on antidepressants. Despite investing green energies, such as biofuels and solar power, BP has been criticised for putting only 3 percent of...
  • Border Patrol Seizes Deadly Combination of Narcotics [enough fentanyl to kill more than 5 million]

    10/12/2019 4:46:28 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 30 replies
    USCustoms and Border Patrol ^ | Oct 12,2019 | USCustoms and Border Patrol
    TEMECULA, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man near Temecula with fentanyl and cocaine hidden inside his car Wednesday afternoon. On Oct. 9 at approximately 5:15 p.m., agents stopped on a 2009 Ford Escape and conducted a canine sniff prompting agents investigate further. Agents searched the vehicle and noticed the headrests of the backseats were unusually solid. Further inspection revealed two metal boxes fixed in the headrests. Inside the boxes were 12 plastic wrapped packages were nine packages of fentanyl, weighing 22 pounds. This quantity contains enough doses to kill more than 5 million people. The remaining three...
  • Fast and Furious scandal: Suspected triggerman in border agent's murder arrested

    04/12/2017 5:10:55 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 12, 2017 | William Lajeunesse, Laura Prabucki
    EXCLUSIVE – The cartel member suspected of shooting and killing Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in 2010 with a gun supplied by the U.S. government was arrested in Mexico Wednesday, senior law enforcement, Border Patrol, and congressional sources told Fox News. The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, was apprehended by a joint U.S.-Mexico law enforcement task force that included the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals and the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC). A $250,000 reward had been sought for information leading to the arrest of Osorio-Arellanes, who was captured at a ranch on the border of the Mexican states of Sinaloa and...
  • Where does Mexico really get its guns?

    10/01/2019 4:31:38 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 1, 2019 | Hollie McKay
    Tucked inside a narrow wedge of a traditional open-air market is one of Mexico’s most dangerous black market operations. It’s known as the Tepito. It’s a barrio where even the police mostly remain outside. Inside, it’s under the tightly controlled thumb of the Union de Tepito, otherwise known as the Union Cartel – one of the capital city’s most violent and well-financed criminal players. ... And, the ATF itself became a contentious piece of that puzzle between 2009 and 2011 in what became known as “Operation Fast and Furious,” when the ATF’s Phoenix Field Division allowed illegal gun sales in...
  • Yeah, It Looks Like Another Ocasio-Cortez Border Claim Got ‘Royally Busted’

    07/02/2019 4:28:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | July 2, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Well, well, well…it was all one massive lie, wasn’t it? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) reportedly threw a tantrum at Border Patrol agents while visiting a facility in El Paso. She said the agents didn’t make her safe, whatever the hell that means, and that they were telling detained illegals to drink from the toilet. Yeah, that claim was blown up in about 30 seconds. The drinking fountains are connected to the toilets. Democrats lie. AOC lied. And they will do anything to try and stoke anger among Hispanic voters toward this White House; Trump’s support among Hispanics is not too shabby, by the...
  • Ex-Obama Border Patrol chief supports idea of sending migrant detainees to sanctuary cities

    04/16/2019 6:04:13 PM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | Fox News | Talia Kaplan
    Mark Morgan, former Border Patrol chief under President Obama, said Monday he supports an idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to sanctuary cities. “Congress has failed to do their job. Make no mistake, they could have prevented this (border crisis) and they failed to do so and then every time this current administration tries to come up with an option, they shoot it down. Well, I haven't heard any options from them,” Morgan said on “America’s Newsroom” Monday. “I've been there. The border patrol, ICE, their facilities are overwhelmed, the faith-based organizations and other...
  • US Prosecutors Implicate Milberg Weiss in Kickback Case

    06/24/2005 10:18:30 PM PDT · by anymouse · 7 replies · 2,783+ views
    Reuters ^ | June 24, 2005 | Gina Keating
    A California man has been charged with taking illegal kickbacks to act as a plaintiff in dozens of corporate class-action lawsuits filed by Milberg Weiss, a move that brings a three-year federal probe to the door of one of the leading U.S. securities law firms. The indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in Los Angeles on Thursday comes as prosecutors try to make a case that Milberg Weiss improperly paid plaintiffs to file lawsuits against publicly traded companies. A spokeswoman for the law firm said on Friday that Milberg Weiss had been subpoenaed in connection with the investigation...
  • Pelosi Agrees To Talks

    01/21/2019 9:21:10 AM PST · by Ubetterubet129 · 30 replies
    Randy Hall Rants ^ | 01/20/19 | Randy Hall
    WASHINGTON (API) - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ( D, CA) has agreed to in theory to negotiate with the White House and House Republicans over boarder security and DACA on one condition.
  • Senate Security Expert Suspended From Facebook - RussiaGate Crumbling

    12/28/2018 6:47:23 PM PST · by OddLane · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jimmy Dore
    Debunking the Russiagate conspiracy theory.
  • Border Patrol agents seize $1.5M worth of pot in weekend crackdown

    12/10/2018 4:08:12 PM PST · by bgill · 20 replies
    kxan ^ | Dec. 10, 2018 | Tulsi kamath
    U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped 12 smuggling operations and seized nearly two tons of marijuana worth over $1.5 million during a weekend crackdown, officials with Customs and Border Patrol wrote in a press release Monday. On Friday, agents working near Mission, Texas, saw "smugglers utilize a raft filled with bundles of marijuana cross the Rio Grande," officials wrote. On the Texas side of the river, they loaded up a Ford F-150 pick up truck with the pot. "As mobile units responded to the area, the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed," officials wrote. When agents stopped the truck,...
  • Spanish Speakers - Our BP *Opened the Gate* for Illegals..?

    11/23/2018 5:32:25 PM PST · by gaijin · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 23, 2018 | me
    -->Can your Spanish ability help us to understand this video..? YouTube Video: A family of Illegals attempting to cross north into the USA show up at a fenced river. After some vocal protests from the apprehensive kids, the family circumnavigates a chainlink fence and scramble up a riverbank: They cross a short bridge and confront a high chain-link fence with a large, sliding gated panel. The panel can apparently be slid open and closed via remote control. As they collect at the sliding panel, we see on the American side of the fence a single white Border Patrol truck appears....
  • BUSTED: Anti-Trump Consultant Liz Mair Paid $15K A Month By Dictator (WITH UPDATE)

    03/24/2016 2:24:02 PM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 59 replies
    Gotnews ^ | Nov 24 2015 | Charles Johnson
    Failed political consultant Liz Mair is crowd funding a political attack on billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump and she’s getting noticed. But Mair’s past work as a paid shill of a Muslim dictatorship that jails journalists and activists should make us wonder about her motives, especially as the Middle East once more descends into chaos. Mair was paid $15,000 a month by Ilham Aliyev, the dictator of Azerbaijan, according to documents filed in accordance with the Foreign Registration Act (FARA).