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  • 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
    justice.gov ^ | 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...
  • Joe Biden's Inauguration Drew More Viewers Than Donald Trump's: Reports

    02/13/2021 12:27:58 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 70 replies
    people ^ | January 22, 2021 | Jen Juneau
    Audience size has been an enduring fixation for now-former President Trump Joe Biden's presidential inauguration proved more popular with viewers than Donald Trump's in 2017. Multiple outlets, including The New York Times and Variety, report that preliminary Nielsen ratings show close to 40 million people tuned in to watch Biden take the oath of office, as opposed to about 38.3 million for Trump— an audience increase of about 4 percent. Ratings and crowd size have been an enduring fixation for now-former President Trump, who began his term in office insisting that he drew far more inaugural attendees than he did....
  • Democrat Congressman Stephen Lynch, 65, tests positive to COVID-19 after receiving both doses of Pfizer's vaccine

    01/30/2021 2:02:15 PM PST · by RummyChick · 162 replies
    dm ^ | 1/30/2021 | court
    Democrat Rep. Stephen Lynch has tested positive to COVID-19 after receiving both shots of the Pfizer vaccine. The 65-year-old Congressman - who represents Massachusetts' 8th Congressional district - tested positive for the virus on Friday afternoon, his spokeswoman told CNN. Lynch attended President Joe Biden's inauguration last Wednesday, but returned a negative test before that event. Lynch received his second dose of the Pfzier COVID-19 vaccine prior to the inauguration, but the spokesperson did not disclose the exact date he had the shot. Pfizer's vaccine does not necessarily prevent COVID-19 infection, but is said to be 95 percent effective in...
  • Vaccinated Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19

    01/30/2021 3:04:11 PM PST · by xzins · 66 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 30 Jan 22 | Zachary Stieber
    A member of Congress who received a COVID-19 vaccine has tested positive for the disease.Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) tested positive for COVID-19 after receiving two doses of Pfizer’s vaccine.“Congressman Lynch had received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine and subsequently received a negative COVID-19 test prior to attending President [Joe] Biden’s inauguration,” a spokeswoman told news outlets.The inauguration was nine days before Lynch tested positive.
  • Jonathan Cahn: Prophetic Message to Joe Biden! (Presidential Inaugural 2020)

    01/26/2021 4:49:11 PM PST · by amorphous · 15 replies
    Johathan Cahn Youtube Channel ^ | 25 January 2021 | Jonathan Cahn
    Jonathan Cahn’s prophetic message and warning to Joe Biden and America re: the Presidential Inauguration 2020 Amen Johathan!
  • Wait Pelosi, If Guns Are Bad, Why Are You Asking for Machine Guns?

    01/24/2021 12:43:58 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 39 replies
    Guns are bad. If you ask Nancy Pelosi and any other left-wing politician in Capitol Hill, guns are bad. AR-15s, M16s, and the list goes on. Anything that can fire more than one shot in rapid succession needs to be banned. Yet, that didn’t stop Pelosi from asking for machine guns on Inauguration Day. She actually requested that there be “crew-manned machine guns” for the security forces’ detail. This was confirmed by Acting Deputy of Homeland Security, Ken Cuccinelli. How is it that guns are only bad when they’re in the hands of civilian residents? Suddenly, it’s okay if the...
  • 2017 Inauguration of Donald J. Trump (Full Coverage)

    01/24/2021 11:35:50 AM PST · by ClarityGuy · 3 replies
    Lazy Sunday afternoon? Enjoy a 12-hour round of "name the dignitaries!" The best part: 1:48:42 The Trump family are introduced. Reactions of WJC & HRC follow at 1:49:22.
  • Vanity Report: Biden inauguration bogus ratings numbers (Nielsen)

    01/24/2021 9:00:21 AM PST · by max americana · 23 replies
    my head ^ | 01/24/2021 | max
    Stated many times thru the years we personally know (and work) with Nielsen ratings people here in L.A. as we need the ratings for our production & studio work. Got confirmation from at least 1 person high up the food chain from Nielsen whom we've known for a very long time that the "39 million" number was BULLCRAP. It was made up just to embarrass Trump's 2016 numbers. The true numbers were 20-24 million TOPS. 39 million are not even close to NFL playoff numbers and for some dementia-ridden child-molester who could not even get 100 people to his rallies,...
  • More than 150 National Guard in Washington for inauguration test positive for coronavirus

    01/22/2021 5:48:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | 01/22/2021
    Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for President Joe Biden's inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. The U.S. government imposed unprecedented security measures in the city following the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, including fences topped with razor wire and checkpoints manned by National Guard. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the number of National Guard troops who tested positive could rise but was still a small fraction of the more than 25,000 troops...
  • Progressive Christian author trips over herself to apologize for inaugural prayer thanking God for 'giving us this land,' throws organizers under the bus

    01/22/2021 5:03:24 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/22/21
    Didn't play well among her left-wing pals Christian author Jen Hatmaker received the opportunity to lead a group of fellow left-wing progressive faith leaders in prayer Thursday at the National Prayer Service, an event held every four years the day after the presidential inauguration to honor and pray for the president and the country. And now Hatmaker is mea culpa-ing all over social media for daring to thank God for giving America the land we have — and she's throwing event organizers under the bus for her troubles. What did Hatmaker say? When it came time for her to lead...
  • AOC Says She Skipped Inauguration Partly Because She Didn’t ‘Feel Safe’ Around GOP Members Of Congress

    01/22/2021 2:28:36 PM PST · by blam · 117 replies
    Truly Times ^ | 1-22-2021
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was noticeably missing from President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. The self-described democratic socialist claimed that security concerns were a factor in her skipping the inauguration, adding that she and fellow Democratic lawmakers don’t feel safe around Republicans. Ocasio-Cortez appeared on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time,” where she was asked about her absence at President Biden’s inauguration. “You knew that people would ask why you weren’t there,” CNN host Chris Cuomo said Thursday evening. “This was a good cause, from your perspective, of dealing with your constituency. But this was supposed to be a show of force,...
  • ‘The Most Popular President Ever’ Is Getting DESTROYED By ‘Dislikes’ On YouTube

    01/22/2021 12:28:37 AM PST · by 4Liberty · 62 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 1/21/2021 | Natalie Winters
    Videos posted to Joe Biden’s White House YouTube account are getting flooded with ‘dislike’ interactions from the American public – some even dwarfing the number of likes on a video by over six times. The National Pulse. POLITICS ‘The Most Popular President Ever’ Is Getting DESTROYED By ‘Dislikes’ On YouTube. JANUARY 21, 2021NATALIE WINTERS Videos posted to Joe Biden’s White House YouTube account are getting flooded with ‘dislike’ interactions from the American public – some even dwarfing the number of likes on a video by over six times. The data is the latest evidence at odds with President Biden receiving...
  • Biden's America: One Nation or Us Versus Them?

    01/22/2021 6:11:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2021 | PatBuchanan
    "We have met the enemy and he is us," said Walt Kelly's cartoon character Pogo, half a century ago, about what we Americans were doing to our environment. Rereading President Joe Biden's inaugural address, Pogo's remark comes to mind. Biden began on a lofty, hopeful and familiar note: "This is a great nation. We are a good people." He ended in the same vein: "So, with purpose and resolve, we turn to those tasks of our time. Sustained by faith. Driven by conviction. And, devoted to one another and the country we love with all our hearts." Within the address...
  • Photos Emerge Of National Guard Living In Parking Garage In Democrat-Run D.C.: ‘We Feel Incredibly Betrayed’

    01/21/2021 8:42:15 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 153 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | JANUARY 22, 2021 | RYAN SAAVEDRA
    Thousands of National Guardsmen were forced to vacate congressional grounds on Thursday and have been photographed having to sleep in parking garages while temperatures in the nation’s capital were set to dip down to near-freezing temperatures. The photos of the living conditions that the National Guardsmen were forced to endure come after Democrats took complete control of the federal government this week following Joe Biden being sworn in as the nation’s 46th president. “Yesterday dozens of senators and congressmen walked down our lines taking photos, shaking our hands and thanking us for our service,” a National Guardsmen told Politico. “Within...
  • Mollie Hemingway: "Yesterday was horrible to watch..."

    01/21/2021 12:44:04 PM PST · by Carl Vehse · 66 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 21, 2021 | Mollie Hemingway
    In case you missed it, The Federalist Senior Editor and FOXNews contributor Mollie Hemingway summed up yesterday's inauguration: "Yesterday was horrible to watch how the media were losing all sense of themselves. The tongue baths that they gave Joe Biden, it was just embarrassing to watch. It was like watching a Jeffrey Toobin Zoom call or something."
  • I Didn’t Need A Day Off For Biden’s Inauguration. Instead, I Had A Fulfilling Day

    01/21/2021 10:57:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 21, 2021 | Elle Reynolds
    I didn't walk out of my classes or forsake my responsibilities as an act of defiant protest. I will perform my daily duties to the best of my ability, as a sign of commitment to the values I hold dear.Four years ago, students across America walked out of class (if they had shown up in the first place) in protest of the perceived horror that was the inauguration of President Donald Trump.Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill walked out of class to protest Trump’s inauguration. More than 100 students at Boston’s Northeastern University walked out of...
  • I Watched Biden’s Inauguration First-Hand-Haunted and numb in a horribly sanitized city

    01/21/2021 6:46:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 38 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jan 21, 2021 | Katie Hopkins
    As I grabbed some coffee before heading to the Capitol Building to watch the 46th President of the United States of America take his title, the lovely lady behind the counter told me she had never seen anything like this in D.C. in her life. And all I can say as I stand here now in the freezing cold with a handful of others is that I hope America never has to see anything like this again. Nothing is as it seems. It is just horrible, in every sense. There is no one here. And I am not saying...
  • I Watched Biden’s Inauguration First-Hand - Katie Hopkins

    01/21/2021 10:44:04 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 51 replies
    FRONT PAGE MAGAZINE ^ | 1/20/2021 | KATIE HOPKINS
    I Watched Biden’s Inauguration First-Hand Haunted and numb in a horribly sanitized city. Thu Jan 21, 2021 Katie Hopkins Not only is the city completely abandoned by ordinary Americans, but it feels like a military garrison, courtesy of 25,000 National Guard troops, police, and Secret Service posted at every intersection. Many of them are sleeping at my hotel and I couldn’t wish for better roommates. But their frustration is obvious. These good men and women have left their homes, families and jobs to be here, but to what end? We can all see there is no threat to be faced....
  • How Joe Biden Misunderstands Unity

    01/21/2021 10:31:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 21, 2021 | Ben Domenech
    In Biden's speech, St. Augustine's deep warning about misdirected unity in love of the wrong thing becomes the spiritual equivalent of “c’mon, man.”Yesterday’s remarks from Joe Biden were what we thought they would be: a lot of talk about unity, and a lot of condemnations of other Americans along the way. The unity talk went over just as expected, with Republicans rolling their eyes. Of course there was unity on that dais in Washington, with a thousand of America’s elites — nearly all of them already vaccinated, but wearing masks to send a message — guarded by tens of thousands...
  • The Empty Inauguration Of Joe Biden

    01/21/2021 9:23:56 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 51 replies
    American Conservative ^ | 1/21/2021 | Peter Van Buren
    If presidential inaugurations are all about symbolism, what to make of this one? There was no grace present as Trump slunk off early in the morning, an embittered use of Air Force One while he still controlled it. No reports of Downton Abbey-like farewells with the White House staff. No first lady tea ceremony. Hell, it’s not like the Bidens haven’t seen the place before. The Trumps left the White House the way most people leave a hotel: might as well get an early start on it.