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  • China ‘Sought to Influence’ 2020 US Election, Director of National Intelligence Assesses

    01/17/2021 4:46:12 PM PST · by yoe · 8 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 1 7, 2021 | Ivan Pentchoukov
    CIA Management Pressured Analysts to Withdraw Assessment Director of National Intelligence ((DNI) John Ratcliffe assessed that (China) interfered in the 2020 federal elections, according to a letter transmitted to Congress.In the letter ((pdf), Ratcliffe alleges that intelligence about China’s ( election) interference was suppressed by management at the CIA, which pressured analysts to withdraw their support for the view.Citing a report by the Intelligence Community Analytic Ombudsman Barry Zulauf, the director of national intelligence said some analysts were reluctant to describe China’s actions as election interference because they disagreed with the policies of President Donald Trump.
  • Vote fraud evidence - the mega-database

    01/17/2021 4:41:43 PM PST · by tbw2 · 3 replies
    Here Is the Evidence Dot Com ^ | 01/17/2020 | Here Is the Evidence Dot Com
    Due to the irregularity of this current 2020 Presidential Election, this is a crowdsourcing tool for organizing anomalies and legal issues. Our desire is that more of the election process would be made transparent so there would be unquestionable confidence in our voting systems. This is for aggregating publicly available items of evidence that would be admissible in court, not general election news stories or updates.
  • Conservatives' Dunkirk Moment

    01/17/2021 2:43:28 PM PST · by WWII_Historian · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 17, 2021 | Gary Gindler
    Paraphrasing Winston Churchill, the presidential election of 2020 was a colossal political disaster, a catastrophe on the level of Dunkirk. However, the Dunkirk 1940 fiasco quickly turned out to be a Dunkirk miracle. Do conservatives, whose "root and core and brain" are currently in disarray, have a chance of performing a similar marvel? When the Dunkirk saga concluded, Prime Minister Churchill had occupied 10 Downing Street for a little less than four weeks. When the fiendishly clever (and practically undetectable for the untrained eye) 2020 election steal happened, President Trump was occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for a little less than...
  • PARLER'S WEBSITE IS BACK ONLINE WITH A BRIEF MESSAGE TO 'LOVERS AND HATERS'

    01/17/2021 1:53:18 PM PST · by Magnatron · 32 replies
    Action News Now ^ | 17 January 2021 | CNN
    Parler's website suddenly reappeared online Sunday afternoon with a message from its CEO, John Matze: 'Hello world, is this thing on?' The message, dated January 16, implies that the social network popular with members of the far right has found a new online hosting platform, after Parler was booted from Amazon Web Services on January 10 in the wake of the Capitol siege. Parler now appears to be hosted by Epik, according to a WHOIS search. Epik is a hosting platform that supports Gab, 8chan and other services often used by members of the far-right. Prior to hosting Parler, Epik...
  • ‘People Who Want The Lies … Go To A Different Channel’: Jake Tapper Defends CNN, Takes Veiled Shot At Fox News

    01/17/2021 10:55:06 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/17/2021 | Scott Morefield
    CNN anchor Jake Tapper took a veiled shot at Fox News during a Sunday morning discussion about media polarization with former national security advisor H.R. McMaster. McMaster and Tapper were discussing President Donald Trump’s impeachment for inciting the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. After McMaster expressed his belief that the president was largely responsible and shouldn’t consider running again in 2024, he went on to lament the media’s role in the current political divide.
  • Alternatives to GOP: what are the options (with a view towards election success by 2024)?

    01/17/2021 9:02:35 AM PST · by Peter ODonnell · 132 replies
    original to Free Republic | Jan 17, 2021 | Peter O'Donnell
    Obviously in an ideal world, the "base" would assert control over the Republican Party and flush out the swamp creatures who seem to form the majority of its executive and prominent elected representatives. But assuming that movement never takes off or gains any traction, what third party options exist and what are their chances for electoral success by 2024? The range of possibilities would seem to include these: (a) Declare the existence of an alternative GOP, calling it something very similar to the Republican Party (with the word Republican in the name, such as Conservative-Republican, Constitutional-Republican, Free Republican? hmm) ......
  • Lead Impeachment Manager Raskin: This Was the 'Most Serious Presidential Crime' In American History

    01/17/2021 7:50:21 AM PST · by rktman · 80 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/17/2021 | Beth Baumann
    Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-NY), the House's lead impeachment manager, on Sunday said it was important to pursue impeaching President Donald Trump, even if the trial takes place after he leaves office, because the president was responsible for "the most serious presidential crime in the history of the United States of America." He was referring to the riots that took place at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, where Congress gathered to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.
  • Adapting to the new electronic exiling

    01/17/2021 6:52:33 AM PST · by dirtboy · 12 replies
    1/17/2021 | me
    It wasn’t enough to cut off Parler from App Stores and deplatform Parler from AWS. Now the CEO of Parler and his family has been driven into exile by death threats: https://freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3925963/posts And exile is exactly what is being done to conservatives to varying degrees now. We can’t speak our minds without fear of job loss, banking cutoffs and physical intimidation. And when they get done with the big fish, they will start marching down the food chain. It's how fascists roll. The left accuses us of secessionism, but how can exiles be secessionists when they have been driven from...
  • State school standards banish lessons about World War I, II, Holocaust, Civil War New priorities include 'awareness' of LGBTA+ community, 'systemic racism'

    01/17/2021 6:16:29 AM PST · by rktman · 36 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/16/2021 | Bob Unruh
    New standards proposed by the Minnesota Department of Education would banish lessons about World War I, World War II, the Holocaust, the Civil War, the American Revolution, communism, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Replacing those significant history topics will be "systemic racism," how democracy has "excluded certain groups," an "awareness" of "the LGBTQ+ community" and how the disenfranchisement of freed blacks during Reconstruction connects to "persistent discrimination and inequity" today. John Hinderaker at the Powerline blog explained that under Minnesota law, the state's Department of Education establishes standards for K-12 public schools in a number of categories. "The benchmarks for...
  • University to start environmental, racial justice institute

    01/17/2021 5:38:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 16, 2021
    EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Oregon says it will create an institute focusing on environmental and racial justice after receiving a grant of more than $4.5 million, the biggest humanities award in the school’s history. The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice will foster collaboration between the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and College of Design in conjunction with the University of Idaho and Whitman College in Washington. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation gave the university the grant. “Oregon has a dark history of racial discrimination,” John Arroyo, professor of planning, public policy and...
  • Donald Trump like a 'mob boss' but he shouldn't be prosecuted, says ex-FBI boss Comey

    01/17/2021 4:58:54 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    SKY News ^ | January 17, 2021
    Donald Trump needs the same level of affirmation as a toddler - but prosecuting him would only give him the attention he craves, says former FBI chief James Comey. Mr Comey told Sky News launching a criminal case could lead to several more years of the "Donald Trump show". He said it could overshadow efforts by Joe Biden to unite America and is "probably what [Trump] would want the most". "I have never seen an adult with a greater hunger for affirmation than Donald Trump," he told Sky News. "I've seen it in two-year-olds and three-year-olds. Affirmation is like air,...
  • America is walking towards its demise (Dave Miller)

    01/17/2021 4:26:01 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 35 replies
    Apologetics Press ^ | 2020 | Dave Miller
    Absolutely spot on lesson from Dave Miller on America's pending demise: Click here for an audio lesson which warns us.
  • Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants

    01/17/2021 3:29:51 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 17, 2021 | By ELLIOT SPAGAT
    SAN DIEGO - President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long divided Democrats and Republicans, even within their own parties. Biden will announce legislation his first day in office to provide a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the United States illegally, according to four people briefed on his plans. Biden’s plan is the polar opposite of Donald Trump, whose successful 2016 presidential campaign rested in part on curbing or stopping illegal immigration. “This really does...
  • Forbes Deletes Article About Twitter as 'Worst Company on Planet Earth'

    01/16/2021 8:36:14 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    News busters ^ | Jan 16, 2021
    Forbes Deletes Article About Twitter as 'Worst Company on Planet Earth' P.J. Gladnick January 16th, 2021 3:30 PM “On the heels of Forbes magazine editor Randall Lane threatening companies that hire Trump officials, we now have that periodical politically cleansing its own website of an article critical of their beloved social media monopolist that also engages in cracking down on free speech. Such was the case on Monday when Forbes deleted an article by frequent contributor, Jim Collins, that dared to strongly criticize Twitter which is now obviously a prohibited activity.
  • Left-Wing ‘Known Agitator’ Released Conditionally Without Bail

    01/16/2021 8:02:56 PM PST · by pilgrim · 51 replies
    DailyWire.com ^ | Jan 16, 2021 | Amanda Prestigiacomo
    Tooele County Sheriff’s Office A federal judge in Utah conditionally released left-wing “known agitator” John Earle Sullivan without bail on Friday, claiming prosecution “failed to meet the legal threshold to keep him in custody as he awaits further court proceedings,” Fox News reported. Sullivan was charged Thursday for his role in the breach on the U.S. Capitol on January 6. The 26-year-old was charged with entering a restricted building or grounds, “civil disorders,” and violent entry or disorderly conduct, reported KUTV 2 News. The agitator told Fox News last week he was at the Capitol to “document” the rally....
  • Speaker Pelosi Declines to Say When House Will Send Impeachment Resolution to Senate

    01/16/2021 6:01:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/16/2021 | Zachary Steiber
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is keeping secret for now when Democrats plan on sending the impeachment resolution to the Senate.“They’re now working on taking this to trial, and when they—you’ll be the first to know when we announce that we’re going over there,” Pelosi told reporters in Washington on Friday.The House on Wednesday voted 232–197 to impeach President Donald Trump on a single article of impeachment, incitement of insurrection. Democrats and 10 Republicans contended Trump incited the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol.Under the U.S. Constitution, the Senate conducts an impeachment trial when the House impeaches a president....
  • Politico Staff in Revolt Over Conservative Ben Shapiro Being Allowed to Write for the Site

    01/16/2021 4:50:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/16/2021 | Rick Moran
    The suppression of any and all things conservative took an ugly turn yesterday when Politico staffers recoiled at the invitation to conservative writer Ben Shapiro to join the staff for the online publication’s popular “Playbook” section on Thursday. One staffer said in a Politico company-wide Slack channel that Shapiro has a “long history of bigoted and incendiary commentary.” This is a baseless, false allegation. Shapiro may be a partisan, but he’s hardly a bomb-thrower. Shapiro wrote in his “Playbook” posting, “Republicans believe that Democrats and the overwhelmingly liberal media see impeachment as an attempt to cudgel them collectively by lumping...
  • Census due to count all immigrants

    01/16/2021 4:48:55 PM PST · by Lurking Libertarian · 14 replies
    Law News ^ | January 16, 2021 | Lyle Denniston
    A part of government anti-immigrant policy that President Trump and his aides pursued throughout their four years in office reached its end on Friday in a federal courthouse in California. The aim was to exclude up to 11 million undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 census. Trump’s legal team told a federal judge that the plan cannot be finished before the new Biden Administration opens next Wednesday. Here is what President Trump and his Republican allies are now losing: the chance to gain seats for “red” (Republican-oriented) states in the U.S. House of Representatives and, with that, increased...
  • FLASHBACK : Gab Just Became Resilient In A Big Way

    01/16/2021 12:02:26 PM PST · by SmokingJoe · 58 replies
    Gab ^ | September 30 2020 | Andre Torba
    Today is a tremendous milestone for the Gab community. After over a year of work Gab is finally migrated to our own in-house servers. If you talk to anyone in the technology industry they will tell you that this is no easy task. Most technology startups have the luxury of using third-party cloud hosting providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and others.Gab does not have this luxury.Over the past four years we have been banned from multiple cloud hosting providers and were told that if we didn't like it we should “build our own.”So, that's exactly what we did.Gab isn't...
  • Manchin: Removing Hawley, Cruz with 14th Amendment 'should be a consideration'(video)

    01/16/2021 11:48:19 AM PST · by blueyon · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/16/21 | Tal Axelrod
    Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said the Senate should consider removing Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) via the 14th Amendment over their objections last week to the Electoral College results. Speaking to PBS's "Firing Line" on Friday night, Manchin said the Senate should explore the option after a violent mob, riled up by President Trump and convinced by Republicans such as Hawley and Cruz that the election was fraudulent, ransacked the Capitol in one of the darkest points in American democracy. "That should be a consideration," Manchin responded when asked if the 14th Amendment should be triggered. "He...