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  • Brothels that allegedly hosted political, military leaders raked in 'astounding' amounts of money: prosecutors

    11/23/2023 3:36:22 PM PST · by CFW · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/23/23 | Brandon Gillespie
    The three individuals charged with running brothels in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., that allegedly hosted high-profile clientele, including political and military leaders, brought in over a million dollars running the operation, a top federal investigator on the case said Wednesday. According to an affidavit submitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts by the Department of Homeland Security, the alleged ringleaders of the operation, James Lee of California, along with Han Lee and Junmyung Lee of Massachusetts, made the chunk of change while running the service out of high-end apartments in Massachusetts and the Washington, D.C., suburbs...
  • Trump is Holding COVID Aid Hostage for His #1 Priority: Defunding Social Security

    07/27/2020 3:54:44 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 43 replies
    Social Security Works ^ | July 16, 2020 | Linda Benesch
    (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in response to Donald Trump demanding that the next coronavirus relief package include a cut in the payroll tax, Social Security’s dedicated revenue: “The coronavirus pandemic is raging across America. Essential workers are in desperate need of tests and personal protective equipment (PPE). Millions of Americans are at risk of eviction. Over 57,000 nursing home residents and workers are dead. Hospitals are in danger of becoming overwhelmed. Donald Trump is doing nothing to address any of this. Instead, he’s stated his intentions to hold...
  • New Hampshire poll suggests Michelle Obama would enter race as front-runner

    10/14/2019 11:12:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 15 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    Former first lady Michelle Obama repeatedly has stated there’s "zero chance" she would run for president in 2020 -- but a new poll in New Hampshire, the state holding the first primary in the race for the White House, suggested that if Obama changed her mind, she would enter the race as the front-runner. The Boston Herald-Franklin Pierce University survey, released on Monday, indicated a three-way tie for the top spot in New Hampshire -- with Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 25 percent support, former Vice President Joe Biden at 24 percent, and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont at 22 percent....
  • Irony drips havy and thick - Rosenstein overseeing Mueller's Investigation

    02/02/2018 10:10:40 AM PST · by Tennessean4Bush · 36 replies
    Vanity ^ | 2/2/2018 | T4B
    So Sessions recuses himself for having an innocuous and indirect contact with a Russian. But Rosenstein is hired to be his number two and oversee Mueller based on a FISA application that he signed knowing it was BS and was the basis for Trump-Russia collusion nonsense Mueller was investigating. Rosenstein should be sent to jail for a long, long, time.
  • Trump accusers band together, seek congressional probe of 'sexual misconduct'

    12/11/2017 3:23:40 PM PST · by familyop · 110 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 11, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Rachel Crooks said..."If they were willing to investigate Senator Franken, I think it's only fair that they do the same for Trump."...Samantha Holvey, a former Miss USA pageant contestant, alleged...“He lined us up,...Holvey said on NBC. “He was just looking me over like I was a piece of meat, I was not a human being, I didn’t have a brain, I didn’t have a personality. I was just simply there for his pleasure. It left me feeling very gross, very dirty. This is not what I signed up for.”
  • Stelter’s CNN Show: is it time for Trump to be urged to leave office, a “soft coup?”

    08/20/2017 1:56:33 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It was apocalypse now on Brian Stelter’s CNN show today. Under the guise of discussing how the media should be reporting the issue, the topic at hand was how and whether President Trump should be removed from office. [snip Brinkley said that the five generals of the Joint Chiefs of Staff need to “enter politics” and distance themselves from Trump. Bernstein asked: "is it time then for the president to be urged to leave office . . . Stelter said that "some foreign correspondents . . . bring up the word "coup, a soft coup, with all this talk of...
  • US, South Korea quick to hug, make up after THAAD ruckus

    04/27/2017 8:49:21 PM PDT · by Rabin · 7 replies
    Asia Times ^ | APRIL 27, 2017 | PETER LANGAN
    When the US went ahead and started setting up an anti-missile defense system in South Korea on Wednesday, it brought out bottle-throwing protesters, riot police... //snip// Today, South Korean and US national security advisers agreed that the deployment was moving ahead smoothly, South Korea’s presidential office said.
  • Ted Kennedy Arranged to 'Rent' Brothel in Latin America, '61 Memo Says

    02/28/2011 11:05:56 AM PST · by MissesBush · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/28/11
    The late Sen. Ted Kennedy arranged to "rent" a brothel for a night while on a visit to Chile and other Latin American countries decades ago, according to a 1961 State Department memo obtained and published by the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Judicial Watch released several documents said to be from Kennedy's FBI file. The group said it obtained a cleaner copy of the State Department memo after a mostly redacted version was made public earlier. The Dec. 28, 1961, memo described a tour of several Latin American countries Kennedy made while he was an assistant prosecutor with Suffolk County,...
  • WI Dem Threatens Female Republican Rep. After Assembly Vote:“You Are F***king Dead!”

    02/28/2011 10:43:16 AM PST · by massmike · 167 replies
    Friday morning after the Assembly vote to approve Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill Democrat State Rep. Gordon Hintz turned to Republican Rep. Michelle Litjens and said: “You are F***king dead!”
  • Admin Mod to Trolls: “Drop Dead”

    06/01/2006 1:08:49 PM PDT · by Buck Ninety-Nine · 5,547 replies · 24,551+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 31 — After vowing to steer a greater share of antiterrorism money to the highest-risk communities, Department of Homeland Security officials on Wednesday announced 2006 grants that slashed money for New York and Washington 40 percent, while other cities including Omaha and Louisville, Ky., got a surge of new dollars.Homeland security officials said the grants were a result of a more sophisticated evaluation process
  • Muslims and LA County sheriff launch anti-terrorism initiative

    02/24/2006 4:54:54 PM PST · by Sgt.Po-Po · 5 replies · 361+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 02-22-06 | PETER PRENGAMAN @ AP
    Muslims and LA County sheriff launch anti-terrorism initiative PETER PRENGAMAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Muslim leaders from Southern California and Sheriff Lee Baca launched an initiative Wednesday to increase cooperation in the fight against terrorism and expand the role of American Muslims in denouncing extremist groups like al-Qaida. The Muslim-American Homeland Security Congress, with representation from nearly every prominent Muslim organization in Southern California, will share information on possible terrorist threats, create a youth council to reach Muslims who might feel alienated in American society and give religious leaders a collective platform to condemn terrorist acts. "Together, we will...
  • U.S. IN TECHNICAL DEFAULT

    01/28/2006 7:19:25 PM PST · by hubbubhubbub · 20 replies · 1,020+ views
    financial sense online ^ | January 27, 2006 | Chris Martenson
    In a shocking development, the Treasury Department website is openly stating that as of January 24, 2006 our national debt stood at $8,185.3 billion and on January 26th at $8,190.5 billion. http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opdpenny.htm Yet the US national debt ‘ceiling’, the maximum amount of debt the US government may hold at any one time, stands at $8,184 billion – a full $5.5 billion less. Although called upon by John Snow, Congress has not yet passed an expansion of the debt ceiling and so the US government is now operating in technical default. You may recall that when last the debt ceiling was...
  • A Steel-Fanged Weasel in the Henhouse

    11/05/2004 9:04:00 AM PST · by crushelits · 6 replies · 392+ views
    notspecter.com ^ | Nov. 5, 2004 | notspecter.com
    I cannot add much to the lengthy expositions on the numerous ways Arlen Specter has worked to undermine conservatism; the dangers associated with adding the words “Judiciary Chair” to the man’s name; or the eloquent calls to action.But I can add this:Quickly-gelling conventional wisdom suggests – and might be right – that social conservatives are why the President will be in office until early 2009; why we managed to yank five seats in the Senate from under Democrat noses; why Tom Daschle will be using the word “regret” a tad differently for the next few decades; and why our...