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  • Ultra Vires ('Beyond the Powers')

    02/10/2024 5:49:58 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    Dr. Robert W. Malone (via substack) ^ | 10 Feb 2024 | Dr. Robert W. Malone
    The rise of the administrative state and inverse totalitarianismThe State Department is censoring and limiting the circulation of disfavored press outlets.According to a new lawsuit filed in December on behalf of two media organizations, those being The Daily Wire and The Federalist, as well as the State of Texas and AG Ken Paxton versus the U.S. Department of State (the State Department) through its Global Engagement Center (GEC) and various US government officials, it is alleged that the defendants are actively intervening in the news-media market to both censor and limit the circulation of disfavored press outlets. These illegal activities...
  • State Department failed to plan or respond fast enough in Afghanistan collapse, new US report finds

    06/30/2023 12:38:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 14 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | June 30, 2023 | MATTHEW LEE and NOMAAN MERCHANT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department failed to do enough planning before the collapse of the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan, according to a Biden administration review of the department's performance during the chaotic evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies. The review repeatedly blames the administrations of both former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden for their efforts before and after the August 2021 departure of U.S. forces from Kabul. Republicans have in turn accused Biden of not taking responsibility for intelligence failures leading up to the Taliban's seizure of the country and for the scenes of chaos at Kabul's...
  • How US taxpayer funds are flowing to a group bankrolling anti-Netanyahu protests

    03/08/2023 1:13:04 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Adam Kredo
    The U.S. government has been funneling taxpayer money to the left-wing group bankrolling protests against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to Israeli funding documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. The documents indicate that, since 2020, Foggy Bottom has sent over $38,000 to the Movement for Quality Government (MQG), the Israeli nonprofit stoking nationwide anti-Netanyahu protests that have seen protesters clash with police and target Netanyahu’s family members. MQG is seeking to takedown Netanyahu’s government over his support for major reforms to the Israeli supreme court that would significantly limit its power. The organization petitioned Israel’s Supreme Court earlier...
  • AFGE joins calls to fire State Dept diplomat for allegedly posting antisemitic content

    10/28/2022 4:03:06 AM PDT · by FalloutShelterGirl · 4 replies
    Federal News Network (Via WTOP) ^ | October 27, 2022 | Jory Heckman
    The largest federal employee union is joining State Department employees and members of Congress in calling for the firing of a Foreign Service officer for allegedly running a website with antisemitic content. The American Federation of Government Employees Local 1534, which represents State Department employees, is calling for the removal of Fritz Berggren, a Foreign Service officer, for running a website that “frequently assails members of the Jewish faith, the LGBTQ+ community, people of color, and argues that the United States should be a ‘Christian nation-state.’” The site features nearly 800 blog posts with titles that include, “Jewish Tactics to...
  • U.S. bars flight from landing with Americans, green card holders from Kabul, organizers say

    09/28/2021 11:55:35 PM PDT · by blueplum · 49 replies
    NBC ^ | 28 September 2021 | uncredited Reuters via NBC
    WASHINGTON —The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday denied U.S. landing rights for a charter plane carrying more than 100 Americans and U.S. green card holders evacuated from Afghanistan, organizers of the flight said. "They will not allow a charter on an international flight into a U.S. port of entry," Bryan Stern, a founder of non-profit group Project Dynamo, said of the department's Customs and Border Protection agency. Stern spoke to Reuters from aboard a plane his group chartered from Kam Air, a private Afghan airline, that he said had been sitting for 14 hours at Abu Dhabi airport after...
  • State Department obstruction of private rescue flights from Afghanistan revealed in leaked email

    09/07/2021 3:40:40 PM PDT · by blueplum · 54 replies
    Fox ^ | 07 September 2021 | Peter Hasson
    State Department 'will not provide an approval' of charter flights from Afghanistan, leaked email reveals EXCLUSIVE: The State Department refused to grant official approval for private evacuation flights from Afghanistan to land in third countries, even though the department conceded that official authorization would likely be needed for planes to land in those nations, an email reviewed by Fox News shows. Furthermore, the State Department explicitly stated that charter flights, even those containing American citizens, would not be allowed to land at Defense Department (DOD) airbases ... ..."You need to find another destination country, and it can't be the U.S....
  • U.S. State Dept probing whereabouts of $5,800 bottle of whisky given to Pompeo

    08/05/2021 1:19:52 AM PDT · by blueplum · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04 Aug 2021 | David Brunnstrom
    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department is looking into the whereabouts of a $5,800 bottle of whisky given to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by the Japanese government, a U.S. government document made public on Wednesday showed. A notice from the State Department's Office of the Chief of Protocol dated July 22 listing gifts to U.S. federal employees from foreign governments reported in 2019, said the whisky was donated to Pompeo by the government of Japan on June 24, 2019.... The New York Times quoted two unnamed people briefed on the matter as saying that the...
  • State Dept. Ends Citizenship Policy of Children of Same-Sex Couples

    05/18/2021 6:18:49 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 24 replies
    NYT ^ | May 18, 2021 | Lara Jakes and Sarah Mervosh
    n a victory for same-sex couples, the State Department on Tuesday said it would grant U.S. citizenship to babies born abroad to married couples with at least one American parent — no matter which parent was biologically related to the child. The new policy effectively guarantees that American and binational couples who use assisted reproductive technology to give birth overseas — such as surrogates or sperm donations — can pass along citizenship to their children...... Previously, the State Department, based on an interpretation of 1950s immigration law, required a child born abroad to have a biological connection to an American...
  • The Trump administration has recently moved to oust 4 government watchdogs. Here they are:

    05/18/2020 9:27:56 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 6 replies
    USA Today ^ | May 18, 2020 | Ledyard King
    Link and title only due to USA restrictions on FR.
  • Sex slave mistress Allison Mack pleads guilty in Nxivm case after agreeing to last minute deal [tr]

    04/08/2019 11:25:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 8, 2019 | Chris Spargo
    Allison Mack has entered a guilty plea to charges stemming from her role in DOS, the sex slave cult that was an offshoot of Nxivm. Court records reveal that Mack appeared before Judge Nicholas Garaufis at 11:30am Monday to enter her plea to at least two of the charges she was facing in the case. Mack, who shot to fame in the CW series Smallville, had been charged with racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy forced labor conspiracy, sex trafficking conspiracy , sex trafficking and attempted sex trafficking. She was facing life in prison if convicted on those charges, but...
  • Allison Mack of Smallville to Plead Guilty in Nxivm Sex Trafficking Case

    04/08/2019 10:36:23 AM PDT · by detective · 75 replies
    MSN News ^ | 4/8/2019 | KC Baker
    Smallville actress Allison Mack will plead guilty to charges related to her involvement with a controversial self-help group described as having a secret society of “masters” and sexually subservient “slaves” within it, PEOPLE confirms. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York tells PEOPLE that Mack was scheduled to appear in court at 1130 a.m. to plead guilty. The spokesman says she is pleading guilty to racketeering conspiracy and racketeering. Prosecutors have accused her of recruiting sex slaves for Keith Raniere, who co-founded the controversial self-help group Nxivm and its subgroup, DOS, described as...
  • Carbonite Acquires Webroot

    02/11/2019 12:52:23 PM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 11 replies
    Techradar.com ^ | 2/8/19 | Anthony Spadafora
    Combined companies will offer endpoint security with built-in cloud backup. The data backup and storage company Carbonite has announced that it has acquired endpoint security provider Webroot for $618m. The deal will allow Carbonite to combine the strengths of both companies to provide customers with automated cloud security software that has emergency backup already built in.
  • Shocked Smallville actress Allison Mack chases police car after officers take away Nxivm cult [tr]

    03/29/2018 5:44:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 29, 2018 | Gareth Davies and Rory Tingle
    The Smallville actress Allison Mack is understood to be the next person in line to be arrested as part of the alleged Nxivm sex cult sting. A woman understood to be the Hollywood actress, according to Art Voice, was seen chasing a police car carrying accused cult leader Keith Raniere after he was arrested, officers said. Officials believe both the woman thought to be Mack and fellow actress Nicki Clyne were brainwashed by the head of the secret society called DOS or The Vow. But it is now thought Mack herself could be the next person detained in the probe...
  • Clinton Associates Fed Information To Dossier Author Steele, Grassley-Graham Memo Says

    02/05/2018 6:59:32 PM PST · by blam · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-5-2018 | Kristina Wong
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Monday released a memo referring Trump dossier author Christopher Steele for a criminal investigation that revealed that a friend of Hillary and Bill Clinton fed information for the Steele dossier. According to Grassley and Graham’s memo, which is heavily redacted at the request of the FBI, a foreign source gave information to friends of Bill and Hillary Clinton, who then gave it to an Obama State Department official, who then gave it to Steele. Grassley and Graham’s memo stated: One memorandum by Mr....
  • Beyond Weinstein..? Under Comey/Mueller Rampant Sexual Harrassment went IGNORED

    12/06/2017 10:35:11 AM PST · by gaijin · 54 replies
    Twitter via TruePundit ^ | Dec. 6th, 2017 | Thomas Paine
    **TruePundit currently under Denial of Service Attack....
  • Former Smallville actress is 'second in command of sex cult under investigation (t)

    11/08/2017 5:18:28 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 34 replies
    A former star of the hit series Smallville has been identified as a high-ranking member of a sex cult. Last month, the New York Times broke the story about a secret sorority that brands women, puts them on starvation diets and beats them if they don't recruit enough 'slaves'. The group, called DOS, is reportedly a secret society for the highest ranking female members within the self-help group NXIVM. To outsiders, NXIVM is just a run-of-the-mill self-improvement group, offering classes that teach the answers to living a successful and fulfilling life. But ex-members told the Times that NXIVM functions as...
  • LIVE: Tillerson about to make a live statement

    10/04/2017 7:45:34 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 103 replies
    NBCNews.com ^ | 10/04/2017 | NBC News
    What's it about?
  • Heavy Fire! Under a Coordinated Denial of Service Attack

    08/13/2017 9:48:50 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 129 replies
    <p>The illiberal progressives are trying to knock us offline. We're fighting the good fight and will not succumb. I'm sniping the most annoying ones by hand, then two more show up to replace him. Going to experiment with an automated system to nuke 'em. SkyNet lives.</p>
  • Secretary of State Tillerson Fires Most of the Shadow Government

    02/18/2017 6:37:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Black Sphere ^ | February 17, 2017 | Kelly Beasley
    The State Department Swamp was partially drained today. Secretary of State Tillerson fired Clinton’s rogue, self-described Shadow Government. trump-welcomes-tillersonMaking good on a Trump campaign promise, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson drained the Clinton swamp snakes, aka Obama administration holdovers. Thus the personnel responsible for the corrupt handling of Clinton’s emails and the Benghazi cover-up have left the building. Lurking in the Shadows In the Clinton State Department, a rogue shadow government existed in secret from the 7th floor. These policy makers publicly boasted about their secretive operations. And you can bet that some of them have been responsible for much...
  • (Vanity) Possible DOS attacks?

    10/28/2016 9:12:18 AM PDT · by reed13k · 10 replies
    Home connection | 28 Oct | Me
    Is anyone else seeing issues with Internet sites right now? I just had both LinkedIn and Reddit give me the following message: Safari can't open the page "here the link is spelled out in the message unique to the site I was trying to get to". The certificate for this site is invalid. You might be connecting to a server pretending to be "again the site here" which could put your confidential information at risk. I was using long saved bookmarks and also tried to type in the addresses manually but got the same thing. Possible another DOS attack similar...