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  • Ex-FBI Agent Indicted in Mob Killings

    03/30/2006 8:11:46 PM PST · by AJFavish · 5 replies · 321+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | March 30, 2006 | Tom Hays
    A retired FBI agent was indicted on murder charges Thursday for allegedly taking bribes from a mobster to supply him with inside information that led to four underworld slayings in Brooklyn. R. Lindley DeVecchio, 65, was arrested in a case of "confidential leaks, payoffs and death" dating back two decades, District Attorney Charles Hynes said. DeVecchio pleaded not guilty and was released on $1 million bail. He did not speak at his arraignment. One of the two alleged mob hitmen behind the slayings was jailed without bail. The other was in Florida, awaiting extradition.
  • Hillary Clinton writes political thriller closely mirroring her life

    02/23/2021 9:28:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    nypost ^ | 02/23/2021 | Emily Jacobs
    Cue the late-night jokes. Hillary Clinton has penned a political thriller titled “State of Terror” about a fictional secretary of state, she revealed Tuesday. In a statement first reported by Axios, the former Obama secretary of state and failed 2016 presidential candidate announced that the book would be released in October by Simon & Schuster and St. Martin’s Press. In the novel, “a novice Secretary of State joins the administration of her rival.
  • Political Donor Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Lobbying and Campaign Contribution Crimes, Tax Evasion, and Obstruction of Justice

    02/18/2021 6:29:48 PM PST · by ransomnote · 14 replies ^ | February 18, 2021 | Department of Justice
    A venture capitalist and political fundraiser was sentenced today to 144 months in federal prison for falsifying records to conceal his work as a foreign agent while lobbying high-level U.S. government officials, evading the payment of millions of dollars in taxes, making illegal campaign contributions, and obstructing a federal investigation into the source of donations to a presidential inauguration committee.Imaad Shah Zuberi, 50, of Arcadia, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips, who also ordered him to pay $15,705,080 in restitution and a criminal fine of $1.75 million.In November 2019, Zuberi pleaded guilty to a three-count information...
  • The Fight Goes on to Eliminate Income Taxes on Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits

    02/13/2021 8:31:27 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    The Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | February 12, 2021 | John Grimaldi
    WASHINGTON, DC, Feb 12 – “We’re not giving up on our efforts to eliminate the unfair income tax on Social Security benefits. The Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act is being reintroduced and the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC] will be doing what it takes to encourage lawmakers to support the measure,” says Bob Carlstrom, president of AMAC Action, the association’s senior advocacy affiliate. The original Social Security and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits were specifically exempted from income taxes when they were created in the mid 1930s. “After all, workers pay for them with taxes that are taken out...
  • New York Times’ Glenn Thrush Lies About Sen. Mike Lee’s Choice To Put Charity Above Politics In ‘Mulligan’ Remarks

    02/10/2021 6:40:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    the federalist ^ | February 10, 2021 | Mollie Hemmingway
    The Utah senator wasn't talking about Trump or impeachment, but trying to be polite toward his Democratic colleagues.Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, was given an opportunity to bash Democrat politicians for some of their recent violent political rhetoric. During a TV interview yesterday, clips of Democrats using violent or aggressive rhetoric against Republican-affiliated individuals were played from Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Maxine Waters, and Sen. Cory Booker. “I want to tell you Gorsuch, I want to tell you Kavanaugh: You have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price,” said now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on the steps of the...
  • Hillary Clinton says conspiracies about her spread by QAnon followers are 'rooted in ancient scapegoating of women'

    02/06/2021 10:17:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 77 replies
    Business Insider via MSN ^ | 2/06/21 | Connor Perrett
    Hillary Clinton, the former first lady, senator, secretary of state, and nominee for president, in an interview with The New York Times published Friday addressed the rampant and baseless conspiracy theories about her and her family, including those spread by Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. "For me, it does go back to my earliest days in national politics, when it became clear to me that there was a bit of a market in trafficking in the most outlandish accusations and wild stories concerning me, my family, people that we knew, people close to us," Clinton said in an interview...
  • Biden Bars Trump From Receiving Intelligence Briefings, Citing ‘Erratic Behavior’

    02/06/2021 9:09:18 AM PST · by cba123 · 77 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | February 5, 2012 | David E Sanger
    WASHINGTON — President Biden said on Friday that he would bar his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, from receiving intelligence briefings traditionally given to former presidents, saying that Mr. Trump could not be trusted because of his “erratic behavior” even before the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The move was the first time that a former president had been cut out of the briefings, which are provided partly as a courtesy and partly for the moments when a sitting president reaches out for advice. Currently, the briefings are offered on a regular basis to Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W....
  • Bill Clinton launches new podcast ‘Why Am I Telling You This?’

    02/04/2021 8:24:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    UPI ^ | 02/04/2021 | UPI
    Feb. 4 (UPI) — Former President Bill Clinton has partnered with iHeartMedia and launched on Thursday a new podcast, titled Why Am I Tell You This? With Bill Clinton. The first episode, available on iHeartRadio and across all major podcast platforms, features Bill Clinton speaking with jazz musician Wynton Marsalis to discuss his life and recent works The Ever Fonky Lowdown and The Democracy! Suite.
  • Suspect arrested for attacking Bill Clinton's former private detective Jack Palladino

    01/30/2021 7:52:47 PM PST · by Auntie Mame · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/30/21 | Michael Ruiz
    Palladino was robbed and critically injured just outside his San Francisco home San Francisco police have arrested a suspect in connection with a robbery and assault that left Jack Palladino, the famed private investigator who once worked for former President Bill Clinton, on life support this week, according to local reports. Authorities were also on the hunt for at least one other assailant, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday evening, citing a source familiar with the investigation. The 70-year-old gumshoe reportedly cracked his head on the pavement outside his Haight-Ashbury home when muggers yanked a new camera from around his...
  • Biden gives top SEC job to Peter Strzok’s wife…

    01/29/2021 10:46:35 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 63 replies
    Melissa Hodgman Named Acting Director of Enforcement at the SEC President Joe Biden’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it hired Melissa Hodgman to lead the agency as its acting director of the Division of Enforcement. “Melissa’s dedication to investor protection, broad experience in the Division, and proven track record of collaboration and creative problem solving make her ideally suited to this role,” SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee celebrated in a statement. “As Associate Director, Melissa has overseen a wide range of complex and programmatically important matters, and has been a leading voice in the Division on critical issues...
  • Chelsea Clinton is mocked after claiming she told her son Aidan, four, that 'it’s the 21st day of the 21st year in the 21st century' and he responded 'Yeah, but it’s cooler it's Joe Biden's first full day in the White House'

    01/25/2021 4:56:46 PM PST · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 1/22/2021 | Sophie Tanno
    Chelsea Clinton has been ridiculed on Twitter after she revealed a highly observant comment made by her four-year-old son about Joe Biden's inauguration. Clinton, the only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton, said she told her son Aidan that 'it's the 21st day of the 21st year in the 21st century'. Her son then responded immediately: 'Yeah, but it's cooler it's Joe Biden's first full day in the White House'. The post attracted attention from other Twitter users who responded with disbelief and ridicule that a four-year-old could have made such a comment. Omg!! My dog said the exact same...
  • Declassified memos detail effort to get McCabe to step aside in Russia probe over conflict

    01/24/2021 8:48:12 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    Just the ^ | 1/24/2021 | John Solomon
    As Robert Mueller was ramping up his Russia collusion probe in spring 2017, then-acting Director Andrew McCabe was summoned to the Justice Department for a high-level Sunday morning meeting led by then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. McCabe showed up thinking it was a "coordination and logistics issues" meeting for the new special counsel probe, but soon he found he himself was to be the subject of discussion, according to newly declassified notes that McCabe recorded of the gathering. Rosenstein wanted McCabe to recuse himself as FBI director from the Russia probe because McCabe's wife had run for office in 2015...
  • Vanity: Remember 2016 Ad Campaign Calling for Members of the Electoral College to Vote Against Donald J. Trump?

    01/22/2021 8:46:44 AM PST · by PBRCat · 5 replies
    January 22, 2021 | Self
    With all of the talk of anarchy, insurrection, incitement, impeachment, the solemnity of the Congress and the process of certifying the Electoral College votes, the Democrats have short memories (the sign of true hypocrisy). Remember in 2016 when the Democrats and their Hollywood allies launched an ad campaign imploring the Presidential Electors to withhold their votes from Trump? Some of the Electors were even solicited at their homes.
  • FBI feared foreign power was targeting money to Clinton before 2016 campaign, memos show

    01/21/2021 7:06:39 PM PST · by bitt · 35 replies ^ | 1/21/2021 | john Solomon
    Bureau delayed FISA warrant and instead gave candidate defensive briefing, in stark contrast to Trump, declassified memos show. FBI agents opened an investigation in late 2014 into a foreign power's effort to curry influence with Hillary Clinton's prospective presidential campaign through donations, but the bureau's leadership slow-walked a surveillance warrant and instead arranged for the candidate to get a defensive briefing, newly declassified memos show. FBI agents became so frustrated that they were being stonewalled from securing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant to investigate the foreign money plot that they even escalated to then-FBI Director James Comey, according to...
  • Bill Clinton’s mask struggles at inauguration drive Twitter wild

    01/20/2021 12:31:51 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/20/2021 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    Former President Bill Clinton struggled to keep his mask on during President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday and some on Twitter said the tiny covering, which had silver stars on it, looked like it was purchased from Claire’s. Photos and videos of the 74-year-old, who attended the inauguration with wife Hillary Clinton and appeared to fall asleep at one point, show his mask repeatedly slipping beneath his nose, and at other times, riding up and over his mouth toward his eyes as he tried to talk.
  • Nancy Pelosi Tells Hillary Clinton: ‘No, We Can’t Move on’ from Capitol Riot, Members Were ‘Traumatized’

    01/18/2021 1:30:13 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/18/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joined twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for a bonus episode of the You and Me Both podcast and talked about the January 6 protest at the U.S. Capitol, telling the former Trump challenger that lawmakers “can’t move on” from the protest, as members were “traumatized” by the events. I think everyone listening knows what happened on January 6, when the United States Capitol was attacked by a group of seditionist, insurrectionist traitors,” Clinton said, kicking off the bonus episode of the podcast before asking Pelosi how she is “holding up.
  • BC Supreme Court allows Twitter to be sued for defamation

    01/17/2021 3:56:03 PM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | January 17, 2021 | Noah David Alter
    The Supreme Court of British Columbia decided on Thursday that it has jurisdiction take on a case by billionaire philanthropist Frank Giustra against Twitter over defamatory tweets made on the platform which "allege involvement in a supposed conspiracy known as 'pizzagate.'" Giustra, a billionaire businessman living in Vancouver, brought a defamation case against Twitter after being accused of being involved in a pedophilia ring by promoters of the pizzagate conspiracy theory. The theory alleges that a number of high-profile business leaders and politicians, most of whom affiliated with the US Democratic Party, are involved in an elite pedophilia ring. The...
  • Left-Wing Terrorists Bombed The Senate In 1983. Bill Clinton Let Them Out Of Prison Early — At Jerry Nadler’s Request

    01/17/2021 10:25:53 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | JANUARY 11, 2021 | Tristan Justice
    By On his final day in office, Jan. 20, 2001, President Bill Clinton commuted the sentences of a pair of radical leftists serving time for bombing the U.S. Capitol building, where a 1983 blast shattered the second floor of the Senate wing. Linda Evans and Susan Rosenberg each served 16 years of lengthy sentences, with Rosenberg escaping 42 years of a 58-year sentence and Evans cutting short a 40-year sentence by 24 years. The FBI landed formal indictments on Evans and Rosenberg in the 1988 “Resistance Conspiracy” case for their involvement in the bombing of the Capitol along with five...
  • Guess who will be a new South Carolinian? HILLARY CLINTON!

    01/15/2021 3:26:42 PM PST · by Toespi · 119 replies
    Just heard from a good source that Hillary is taking up residence in SC.
  • Hillary Clinton: GOP, Conservative Media Can ‘Begin the Healing’ by Stating Biden Was ‘Duly Elected President’

    01/12/2021 11:23:16 PM PST · by knighthawk · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 12 2021 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Twice failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday offered advice on how Republicans and the conservative media, specifically, can “begin the healing and unifying process,” demanding that they state that Joe Biden “was duly elected president in a free and fair election.” “Here’s how elected Republicans and conservative media can begin the healing and unifying process: Accurately state that Joe Biden was duly elected president in a free and fair election,” Clinton said in a Tuesday tweet to her 30 million Twitter followers. “Urge Trump supporters to refrain from further violence. For a start,” she added: