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  • BREAKING: Clinton Email Classified Material Violations Confirmed – State Department ...

    06/17/2019 6:46:09 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 17, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Complete Headline: BREAKING: Clinton Email Classified Material Violations Confirmed - State Department "Has Assessed Culpability to 15 Individuals" The State Department in a letter to the Chairman of the very powerful Finance Committee, Senator Grassley (R-IA) confirmed Hillary Clinton's classified material violations. The State Department stated that it has assessed culpability to 15 (unnamed) individuals, some of whom were culpable in MULTIPLE security incidents related to Hillary Clinton's use of a private server and her mishandling of classified information.
  • Baptist Pastor Jailed During ‘Drag Queen Story Hour,’ SWAT Team Snipers Positioned Atop Library Roof

    06/17/2019 10:08:25 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 73 replies
    Christian News ^ | June 16, 2019 | Heather Clark
    A Baptist pastor was arrested and jailed on Saturday after refusing to move across the street from the Spokane, Washington Public Library while exercising his free speech against a “Drag Queen Story Hour.” The event had a significant militaristic police presence, including camouflaged snipers positioned atop the roof to oversee the large crowd that stood both for and against the men dressed like women reading stories to children.
  • Taxpayers paid $127G in legal bills for judge accused of helping illegal immigrant avoid ICE: report

    06/15/2019 6:28:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 14 , 2019 | Dom Calicchio
    A Massachusetts judge accused of helping an illegal immigrant evade ICE has had $127,000 in legal fees paid by taxpayers, . In addition, a court officer who was indicted along with the judge has benefitted from $2,500 in legal fees paid by the public, . Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, ... Prosecutors claimed in court documents in April that Joseph, along with Court Officer Wesley MacGregor, 56, helped Jose Medina-Perez, a twice-deported illegal immigrant with a fugitive warrant for drunken driving in Pennsylvania, sneak out a back door – eluding agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
  • McCabe Confirms Some FBI Employees ‘Frustrated’ No Charges Brought Against Hillary Clinton

    06/14/2019 7:07:30 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    www.breitbart.com ^ | 13 Jun 2019 | Aaron Klein
    Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe lent some credibility to a previous White House claim that some FBI personnel were upset over the agency’s decision, under the leadership of disgraced ex-FBI Director James Comey, not to charge Hillary Clinton in the criminal probe of her private email server use. The claim that some FBI rank-and-file workers lost confidence in Comey following his infamous press conference announcing that no charges would be brought has been in dispute. Yet in largely unreported testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on December 21, 2017, McCabe confirmed that some FBI personnel were “surprised” and “frustrated”...
  • Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Mueller Upends Rule of Law, In Final Appearance—Sidney Powell

    06/12/2019 3:37:28 PM PDT · by DJ MacWoW · 17 replies
    The Epoch Times/youtube video ^ | May 31, 2019 | American Thought Leaders - The Epoch Times
    This is the attorney that has taken over General Flynn's case. WOW!
  • Behind Boeing's legal offer that could leave victims families of 737MAX with nothing

    06/11/2019 4:28:51 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 27 replies
    Connecticut Post ^ | Jun 10, 2019 | Sinead Baker
    The company is arguing for the cases to be moved from the US to Indonesia. Fighting the case overseas would also most likely place Boeing under less scrutiny for its conduct around the crash, given the different legal culture and the logistical difficulty of meaningfully prosecuting Boeing thousands of miles from its US base. In a statement to Business Insider, Boeing said its intention was to avoid a prolonged court battle "so that those affected can receive compensation without the need for prolonged litigation." Reaching a settlement is something Boeing had privately raised with the plaintiffs before this statement. Brian...
  • OK Illinos Freepers (Any left?!) It's Time To Get The Band Back Together

    06/10/2019 7:00:43 PM PDT · by usconservative · 45 replies
    Self ^ | 6/10/2019 | USConservative
    This goes out to all the Illinois Freepers --- at least those of us who are left. Are there any besides Lurker and I? The purpose of this thread is to find out who's left here in this Socialist Hell-Hole run by Fat Boy JB Pritzker, the puppet of Mike Madigan. Let's get together, enjoy a few adult beverages and brainstorm about our plans to either get the hell out of this state, or participate in saving it during the next election. I personally think this state is lost and we should drink ourselves to oblivion and get the hell...
  • John Dean Hopes to 'Show How Strikingly Like Watergate' the Trump Investigation Is

    06/10/2019 11:44:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 132 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 6/10/2019 | Susan Jones
    Watergate witness John Dean, answering the House Judiciary Committee's call to testify on this Monday, told CNN what he plans to say at the 2 p.m. hearing. "What I'm going to try to do...I'm clearly not a fact witness, but I hope I can give them some context and show them how strikingly like Watergate what we're seeing now, and as reported in the Mueller report, is. "So I've taken several examples from the Mueller report relating to obstruction of justice, which is their focus today, and looked at those and made the comparisons," Dean said Monday morning.
  • HOW THE MEDIA COVERED UP THE REAL COLLUSION, BETWEEN RUSSIANS AND THE HILLARY CAMPAIGN

    06/08/2019 9:20:12 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/4/2019 | L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham
    The following is an excerpt from “Unmasked: Big Media’s War Against Trump,” out today from Humanix Books. In July 2017, the media exploded over a meeting in June 2016 at Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr. and Natalia Veselnitskaya, the alleged “Kremlin-backed lawyer” (she wasn’t Kremlin-backed) at which Russians promised “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. But before we get into this coverage, let’s stop and consider: So bloody what? At one stage or another, there were probably a hundred meetings between Team Hillary and God only knows who, from the candidate on down, discussing dirt on Donald Trump. It’s what campaigns...
  • Drug Company to Pay Just $15.4 Million Over Doctor Bribery Scandal . . .

    06/06/2019 1:10:11 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 10 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | June 5, 2019 | Matt Novak
    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced today that the company expects to pay $15.4 million in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after allegations that Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which Mallinckrodt acquired in 2014, had bribed doctors and their staff to prescribe an incredibly expensive drug. Two whistleblowers came forward in April to accuse Questcor of trying to boost profits for Acthar, a medication primarily for infants with seizures. Questcor raised the price of the medication by almost 100,000 percent (not a typo) from just $40 in 2000 to $38,892 today, despite the fact that Acthar has been on the market since 1952. Mallinckrodt...
  • Elijah Cummings’s Wife Used Her Charity To Pay Her For-Profit Company, Documents Show

    06/06/2019 9:40:17 AM PDT · by blam · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6-6-2019 | Andrew Kerr
    * The wife of House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings used her charity to funnel hundreds of thousands of dollars into her private LLC, according to new documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. * Maya Rockeymoore Cummings’s charity receives funding from organizations with interests before her husband’s congressional committee. * Multiple charity watchdogs said the previously undisclosed financial arrangement between Rockeymoore Cummings’s charity and for-profit company raises red flags. House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings’s wife has funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from her charity to her private for-profit organization, according to a previously undisclosed cost-sharing arrangement that multiple...
  • Dems need to be careful what they wish for

    06/06/2019 7:08:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/06/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    It’s always dangerous to call for a standard for President Trump that you cannot live up to yourself. With Nancy Pelosi reportedly out to imprison President Trump, and House Oversight Committee chairman Elijah Cummings claiming that he “deserves the mark of impeachment, top Democrats seem to be calling for serious penalties for misconduct.  Real law & order fanatics? Maybe they should think that over, as Andrew Kerr of the Daily Caller News Foundation reminds them: House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings’s wife has funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from her charity to her private for-profit organization, according to a...
  • CRC Special Report Unveils Vast “Dark Money” Network on the Left

    06/06/2019 5:29:52 AM PDT · by vannrox · 6 replies
    Capital Research ^ | 17apr19 | Editorial staff
    As presidential candidates promise to refuse so-called “dark money” and Members of Congress decry the role of money in politics, a Special Report from CRC dispels one of the biggest myths in political discourse: the Left doesn’t use “dark money.”CRC’s report by investigative researcher Hayden Ludwig, Big Money in Dark Shadows: Arabella Advisors’ Half-billion-dollar “Dark Money” Network, profiles four nonprofit organizations, all controlled by senior leaders at Arabella Advisors, a for-profit consultancy.Read the full report here and find the executive summary of Big Money in Dark Shadows below.* * *Executive Summary The political Left often criticizes—and the mainstream media frequently report on—the network...
  • Trump Wins in UK! Christopher Steele to spill the beans to AG Barr

    06/04/2019 10:35:24 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 20 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | June 4, 2019 | Black Conservative Patriot
    Video at link. Several interesting points from the video: Trump's threat of tariffs got the Mexican government to the negotiating table on immigration Trump applied pressure while in England Steele will now cooperate with Barr in the investigation Mueller is terrified about having to testify The Mueller report is full of lies and based on fraud The FBI never investigated to find out if the DNC servers had actually been hacked They based their allegations on hearsay from other sources The DNC servers were not "hacked" by the Russians It was an "inside job"
  • Florida deputy charged for inaction during Parkland shooting

    06/04/2019 5:13:07 PM PDT · by Jed Eckert · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 4, 2019, 6:51 PM ET | curt anderson and terry spencer
    The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people. ......... He was charged with child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury — allegations that carry a maximum potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years. more at the link
  • Chicago Ald. Burke pleads not guilty in federal court

    06/04/2019 9:40:02 AM PDT · by Bonemaker · 13 replies
    WGNTV ^ | 06/04/2019 | Nancy Loo
    One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago's history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward Burke, 75, was straight faced throughout a very quick arraignment Tuesday morning. Not guilty pleas were entered on behalf of Burke and his two co-defendants; the alderman’s ward employee Pete Andrews and Real Estate Developer Charles Cui.
  • The Right’s Grifter Problem (Blood Pressure Warning)

    06/03/2019 2:39:53 PM PDT · by Sarcasm Factory · 46 replies
    National Review ^ | 3 June 2019 | Jim Geraghty
    ... I’ve watched the two millionth “the problem with conservatism is people like you, the solution for conservatism is people like me” debate, and I’m just sick and tired of so many of our brethren averting their eyes from the big, glaring, worsening problem that rips off so many decent, hard-working folks. The Huge Albatross to the Conservative Movement that Few Want to Talk About Back in 2013, Conservative StrikeForce PAC raised $2.2 million in funds vowing to support Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign for governor in Virginia. Court filings and FEC records showed that the PAC only contributed $10,000 to Cuccinelli’s...
  • 3 Puerto Rico Senate officials charged in corruption scheme (my Dad says more arrests likely)

    06/02/2019 4:01:26 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 5/30/19 | AP News
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three officials with Puerto Rico’s Senate were arrested by FBI agents Thursday and later charged by the U.S. territory’s federal prosecutor with alleged corruption for a case involving a scheme to defraud the legislature using “ghost employees.” Federal prosecutor Rosa Emilia Rodríguez said 18 charges were brought against Ángel Figueroa Cruz, director of the Senate Office of Government Affair; Isoel Sánchez Santiago, an assistant to the Senate president; and Chrystal Robles Báez, a contractor to the body. “This kind of practice is not going to be tolerated where federal funds are involved,” Rodríguez told...
  • IRS redux? Feds snub top-performing ‘Freedom’ credit union, but bend the rules for Big Labor

    06/01/2019 9:33:15 AM PDT · by Twotone · 4 replies
    Idaho Freedom Foundation ^ | June 1, 2019 | Wayne Hoffman
    Federal regulators need to explain why they’ve granted a perpetually-floundering California credit union that serves organized labor permission to raise money from investors—especially considering those regulators haven’t given the same green light to a strong and growing credit union that serves rural Idahoans. Credit unions are member-owned nonprofits and generally can use only retained earnings for expansion plans. If a credit union wants to grow using secondary capital from investors, it must first seek permission from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), which is supposed to evaluate the credit union’s stability and financial position before giving the green light. A...
  • The Beltway Bidens: Creepy, crooked, and NOT just like us

    05/31/2019 8:07:49 AM PDT · by xzins · 20 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | May 1, 2019 | Michelle Malkin
    Now that Creepy Joe Biden thinks he has put to rest all the cringy questions about his grabby hands, he has reverted to one of his old-time shticks: middle-class Joe. Champion of the masses. Hero of the hoi polloi. A six-term U.S. senator and two-term vice president, which equates to 44 back-slapping, log-rolling, favor-trading years in Washington, this decrepit Beltway swamp-dweller wants flyover Americans to believe that he’s really just like you and me. To which I can only reply with one hearty syllable: HA! Reality-based reporting and informed commentary since the rollout of Biden 2020 has rightly focused on...