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  • GOP Arizona Senate President Says Cyber Ninjas in Breach of Contract Following Audit

    10/28/2021 10:28:49 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 14 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/27/2021 | Daniel Villarreal
    Karen Fann, the Republican leader of the Arizona state Senate, has said that Cyber Ninjas, the private company commissioned to conduct an audit of Maricopa County's election results, is now in "breach of contract" with the state for not providing audit-related documentation. In an October 26 letter to Cyber Ninjas and CEO Doug Logan, Fann said that she had previously sent Logan a September 14 letter. In that letter, Fann told the company to submit all its audit-related records to her in order to comply with a court order. Cyber Ninjas only provided 300 records, "an insubstantial percentage of all...
  • Vatican wishes the “explosion of pure joy” of circus will soon return

    04/17/2021 9:11:10 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    Vatican News ^ | April 17, 2021 | Robin Gomes
    Vatican wishes the “explosion of pure joy” of circus will soon return While expressing its solidarity and closeness with circus artistes and the industry that has taken a toll due to the pandemic, the Vatican wishes that they soon return to performing in order to bring back an “explosion of pure joy” and “cherished balm of laughter” to adults and children.Bringing back joy and laughter"I ask circus performers of all latitudes who are suffering so much during this pandemic to bring their art, as soon as possible, to the places where children and the elderly suffer,” said Cardinal Peter Turkson,...
  • Hillary Clinton's brother Tony Rodham dies

    06/17/2019 2:05:27 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | June 8, 2019 | Caroline Kelley
    Hillary Clinton's youngest brother Tony Rodham died Friday night, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate announced Saturday on Twitter. "We lost my brother Tony last night. It's hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today," The cause of death is not immediately known. He was previously married to former Sen. Barbara Boxer's daughter, Nicole Boxer. Rodham and Clinton were a trio of siblings, and he is also survived by his older brother Hugh. Rodham successfully lobbied Bill Clinton to pardon a couple convicted of bank fraud who paid Rodham $245,000 for consulting work, according to a...
  • When Hillary Clinton's Brother Got In on the Circus Act

    07/17/2020 5:17:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American ^ | July 17, 2020 | Mark Hyman
    Tony Rodham signed a contract in June 1998 with the Edgar and Vonna Jo Gregory's circus company, United Shows of America, Inc., and several related businesses to serve as their "independent consultant." Perhaps not coincidentally, the Gregorys negotiated the contract with Hillary Clinton's youngest brother at the same time they began pursuing presidential pardons. Years earlier, Edgar and Vonna Jo Gregory pleaded guilty in a banking fraud case. Edgar received five years of probation and Vonna Jo three. The Gregorys were no strangers to the Clinton clan. They donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the political campaigns of Bill...
  • Who's dropped out of the 2020 presidential race?

    02/12/2020 11:34:08 AM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    More than two-dozen candidates made a bid for either the Republican or Democratic nomination for president in the 2020 election cycle, making for especially crowded Democratic debate stages. But in the end, there can only be one nominee for each party. Here are the candidates who have dropped out of the race so far, ending their bids for the White House. Democrats Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. -- Bennet, who ran as a moderate, stayed in the race until New Hampshire but struggled to gain any traction. He left the contest on Feb. 11. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. -- Booker was...

    01/30/2020 1:42:41 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 6 replies
    A friend | Jan 30 2020 | A friend
    CIRCUS MAXIMUS: U.S. SENATE 2020: Roman Senator Brutus would be amused to see the U.S. Senate today struggling to impeach a President using far more niceties than he did during Caesar’s reign.. In 44 BC when Caesar was Emperor and Dictator he was pushing hard to make himself a monarch; i.e. King. Some Roman Senators objected and decided to impeach him permanently. Brutus and others attacked Caesar and carved him up high, wide and continually. It was Rome’s day of the Long Knives.. Fast forward a couple thousand years to January 2020 and the U.S. Senate. The idea of carving...
  • Chief Justice Roberts admonishes both sides at Senate impeachment trial, after marathon session erupts into shouting match

    01/21/2020 11:03:30 PM PST · by knighthawk · 109 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 21 2020 | Gregg Re
    A marathon first day in the Senate impeachment trial against President Trump erupted into a shouting match well after midnight early Wednesday morning, as Trump's legal team unloaded on Democratic impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y. -- in an exchange that prompted a bleary-eyed Chief Justice John Roberts to sternly admonish both sides for misconduct in the chamber. Nadler began the historic spat by speaking in support of the eighth amendment of the day proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, after each of Schumer's previous attempted alterations to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules were rejected by a united...
  • Sen. Susan Collins working with 'fairly small group' of Republicans to ensure witnesses at Trump's impeachment trial

    01/10/2020 12:45:44 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 70 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | January 10, 2020 | By Dareh Gregorian
    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Friday that she's been working with "a fairly small group" of Republican senators to make sure witnesses can be called in President Donald Trump's impending Senate impeachment trial. "We should be completely open to calling witnesses," Collins told reporters in Bangor, Maine, the Bangor Daily News reported. She declined to say who or how many GOP lawmakers she's been working with, but said “I am hopeful that we can reach an agreement on how to proceed with the trial that will allow the opportunity for both the House and the president's counsel if they choose...
  • Some Democratic senators say it's time for Pelosi to submit Trump impeachment articles

    01/08/2020 1:31:50 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 8, 2020 | By Allan Smith
    A growing number of Democratic senators are saying it's time for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to submit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate. "We are reaching a point where the articles of impeachment should be sent," Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., told reporters Wednesday. In an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday, Sen. Angus King, a Maine independent who caucuses with the Democrats, said he believes "it is time for the speaker to send" the articles. Meanwhile, Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., told CNN Tuesday in remarks confirmed by NBC News that he is "hoping"...
  • Democrats' debate erupts as candidates spar over donors; Yang slams Trump 'obsession'

    12/19/2019 11:18:32 PM PST · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 19 2019 | Gregg Re
    Long-simmering tensions boiled over at Thursday night's 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles, as a blunt one-on-one sparring match erupted between Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren over their fundraising -- just minutes after businessman Andrew Yang slammed Democrats' "obsession" with President Trump and impeachment. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, began the fiery exchange by criticizing Buttigieg's recent lavish fundraiser in Napa, Calif., saying he was cavorting with "billionaires in wine caves" -- prompting Buttigieg to retort that Warren, a multimillionaire, was a populist in name only. "You know, according to Forbes magazine, I'm literally the only person...
  • Supreme Court sides with Trump on detention of immigrants

    03/19/2019 12:45:39 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 20 replies
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Trump administration by deciding federal officials can detain immigrants at any time for possible deportation after they have served their time in the U.S. for other crimes. The 5-4 decision reversed the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which said officials have to detain these immigrants immediately or they are exempt from ever being detained. Justice Samuel Alito delivered the majority opinion for the court, and he was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh. Justices Steven Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor,...
  • Parkland victim's father and congressman have heated exchange at gun-violence hearing

    02/08/2019 1:03:37 AM PST · by blueplum · 12 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07 Feb 2019 | Laura Spitalniak
    In the House’s first congressional hearing on gun violence prevention in almost a decade, tensions flared between the father of a Parkland high school shooting victim and a Florida lawmaker. During the meeting, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said illegal immigration, not guns, is a major factor behind acts of public violence that have plagued the nation over the past two decades. (snip) ...Oliver interrupted him at least two more times. Gaetz then petitioned Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., to remove Oliver from the gallery. Nadler declined to eject Oliver saying... ...“It is never permissible for members of the audience to comment...
  • Coca-Cola to Air ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Super Bowl Ad Before the National Anthem

    01/25/2019 11:43:50 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 88 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | January 25, 2019 | Warner Todd Huston
    Coca-Cola is abandoning it’s eleven-year run of airing an ad during the Super Bowl this year, opting instead to run a commercial promoting “unity” as “our nation feels divided” just before the National Anthem. At up to $5.3 million per sixty-second spot, the soda giant has pulled out of airing an ad during the most expensive TV time of the year, but is not snubbing the game entirely, according to Variety. Coke-Cola will run an ad focusing on “diversity” in the half hour before kickoff. According to a statement, Coke celebrated its history of “unity and positivity.” “We have a...
  • Ready The Clown Car: The First Batch of Democrats Are Ready To Announce Their 2020 Bids

    12/30/2018 3:37:30 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 70 replies
    Townhall ^ | Dec 30, 2018 12:00 PM | Matt Vespa
    As soon as the 2018 election concluded, the 2020 cycle began. It never ends. It’s a perpetual war. And as we conclude 2018, the Democratic clown car is getting ready for its magical mystery tour across the country. It’ll be a race of who can out-left wing the other, who can call to officially abolish ICE first, who can raise taxes more, who can entangle business in the most in regulations, and who can be the most anti-Trump candidate. It’s going to be entertaining—annoying but entertaining. The first slate of candidates is reportedly Sens. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala Harris (D-CA),...
  • Top Democrats warn Trump administration of more investigations with new Congress

    12/24/2018 7:29:05 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 24, 2018 - 5:48
    Dec. 24, 2018 - 5:48 - Democrats look to open several investigations into he Trump administration once the new Congress is sworn in; panel reaction on 'Your World.'
  • 45 Democrats jostling to challenge Trump in 2020 (maybe minus one because she needs to be locked up)

    12/19/2018 7:34:39 PM PST · by Libloather · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/19/18 | Naomi Lim
    An unprecedented 45 Democrats are jockeying for the party's nomination to challenge President Trump in 2020 — shattering the record for the number of candidates aspiring to be commander in chief. A review of potential contenders by the Washington Examiner reveals that up to 45 candidates could mount a serious bid to become leader of the free world. While many will undoubtedly decide against formally entering the race, most Democratic strategists expect at least two dozen to do so. Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, co-chairman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, said recently that the 2020 presidential contest...
  • BREAKING: Avis Employee Finds Provisional Ballot Box and Election Signs in Back of Returned Broward

    11/11/2018 9:15:32 PM PST · by bitt · 194 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 11/11/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Avis employee at Ft. Lauderdale airport found a box labeled with the SOE (Supervisor of Elections) and the word “Provisional” was found in the back of the returned car. According to the Avis employee the last person to drive the car was a Broward County employee DeNapoli discovered who the car was rented to — Noah Holliman — a Democrat who works at the Broward Supervisor of Elections. Laura Loomer and Jacob Engels were tipped off and drove to the airport but were denied entry. The media is refusing reporters entry into the area.
  • Brett Kavanaugh Testimony: Three Inconsistencies the F.B.I. Investigation Could Address

    09/30/2018 5:23:24 AM PDT · by bitt · 102 replies
    nyt ^ | 9/28/2018 | KAREN YOURISH and TROY GRIGGS
    The Senate testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the man she alleges assaulted her at a small house party in high school, revealed several details in their stories that do not match up. Here are three of these inconsistencies and the people who Dr. Blasey said were connected to the story. STATEMENT FROM BLASEY There were four boys I remember specifically being there: Brett Kavanaugh, Mark Judge, a boy named P.J. and one other boy whose name I cannot recall. I also remember my friend Leland attending. STATEMENT FROM KAVANAUGH All four witnesses who are alleged...
  • Former FBI agents say there are clues to follow from Kavanaugh hearing

    09/29/2018 4:06:10 AM PDT · by blueplum · 348 replies ^ | 28 Sep 2018 | Tribune News Service
    WASHINGTON — Former FBI officials expressed confidence Friday that agents could quickly interview key witnesses and track down potential leads into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations... A Los Angeles Times reporter located Gaudette’s home from when he was in high school and was allowed inside. Its current owner said the Gaudette family lived in the two-story, single-family house in Rockville, Md., in the early 1980s... Ford...testified, she was pushed into a bedroom across the hall...She said she ran out of the room and into the bathroom across the hall. A master bedroom sits at the top of stairs of Gaudette’s old...
  • LIVE: Kavanaugh accuser gives evidence at hearing

    09/27/2018 7:55:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Sky News ^ | September 27, 2018
    Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, gives evidence. •Confirmation hearing continues for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh •Christine Blasey Ford, who says the appeals court judge tried to rape her when they were teenagers, is testifying •Mr Kavanaugh denies any wrongdoing....