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  • In Final Days, Trump Gave Up on Forcing Release of Russiagate Files, Nunes Prober Says

    02/25/2021 5:37:48 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 49 replies
    Real Clear Investigations ^ | 25 Feb, 2021 | Aaron Maté
    After four years of railing against “deep state” actors who, he said, tried to undermine his presidency, Donald Trump relented to U.S. intelligence leaders in his final days in office, allowing them to block the release of critical material in the Russia investigation, according to a former senior congressional investigator who later joined the Trump administration. Kash Patel, whose work on the House Intelligence Committee helped unearth U.S. intelligence malpractice during the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane probe, said he does not know why Trump did not force the release of documents that would expose further wrongdoing. But he said senior intelligence...
  • Trump In The Looking Glass

    02/25/2021 3:45:12 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 25 Feb, 2021 | Edward R. Zuckerbrod
    To his legion of obsessed enemies, it is a fortunate thing that Donald Trump owns his own Elba, otherwise known as Mar-A-Lago. Not quite an island, but a place where America’s Bonaparte can be safely exiled, secluded, and sealed-off from the general populace. Carefully watched and heavily guarded, they imagine he too is approaching madness; angrily stalking the grounds, bitterly rehashing his humiliating defeat. In his gilded quarantine, the nation is for the moment safe from that highly contagious and genuinely dangerous virus that threatens to infect more and more of the country: MAGA-1. The luxuriously incarcerated ex-president presently consults...
  • Law Enforcement Confirms What We Already Knew About The Capitol Riots, Obliterates Democrats’ Narrative

    02/23/2021 6:20:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/23/2021 | Jeff Charles
    Here’s something the Democrats hope you will miss.Law enforcement officials testifying before a joint Senate hearing on Tuesday confirmed their belief that the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol building was planned before the day of the event. This information completely annihilates the Democrats’ narrative regarding the assault on the Capitol building.The Hill reported, “Top current and former law enforcement officials testifying Tuesday before a joint Senate hearing on the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol told lawmakers that evidence pointed to coordination and planning behind the mob of people that overwhelmed Capitol Police officers during the attack.”Former...
  • Our Supreme Court Goes Full Nicaragua in PA Election Case

    02/23/2021 4:16:48 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 23 Feb, 2021 | C. Edmund Wright
    Our Supreme Court is now part of the Washington Swamp, and the Washington Swamp is now totally divorced from any understanding of or caring about the rest of the nation. For a couple of years, my wife and I escaped Obama’s America by owning a Pacific Ocean hotel in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. The irony was that in supposedly socialist Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega's government left us alone far more than government did in the supposedly free country of the United States of Obama. Still, while Ortega 2.0 might have shed most of his socialism, he had not shed his...
  • A Word About The Biden Return To ‘Normalcy’

    02/22/2021 10:01:51 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Issues & Insights ^ | 22 Feb, 2021 | Editorial Board
    ne of the reasons the country should elect Joe Biden president, voters were told over and again last summer and fall, was that America needed to go back to the unexceptional days of B.T. – Before Trump. But if what we’ve seen so far is normal, then please give us the irregular, the unconventional, and the unorthodox. When Democrats and the media (do we always need to say here, “but we repeat ourselves”?) said Biden would lead us back to the political and social lives pre-Donald Trump, they meant more than just putting the pandemic behind us. They insisted...
  • Pelosi Conceals Evidence on Jan 6th Capitol Security Failures [semi-satire]

    02/22/2021 9:04:09 AM PST · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 February 2021 | John Semmens
    Representatives Jim Jordan (R-OH), Devin Nunes (R-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL) and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) asking a series of questions including "When then-Chief Sund made a request for National Guard support on Jan. 4, why was that request denied?" Pelosi is refusing to answer any questions or share any information "with the traitors who enabled the insurrection. This is the time for the nation to be unified behind one shared narrative. Attempts to cast doubt about the decisions made by members of the Party are disunifying. I, for one, will not aid...
  • De Blasio U-turn on Trump ice rinks: NYC Mayor says Wollman and Lasker rinks in Central Park will stay OPEN and Trump Organization will remain the operator

    02/22/2021 3:31:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 22, 2021 | Holden Walter-Warner
    The Wollman and Lasker rinks will not be closed after all, with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suddenly folding to pressure to keep the ice rinks open. Sunday was destined to be the last day of the season the rinks would be open in Central Park. The mayor wanted to shut them down because they are run by the Trump Organization, whose contracts he has been trying to cancel in the wake of the Capitol riot.
  • Capitol Police Officers Suspended [semi-satire]

    02/20/2021 2:49:41 PM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 February 2021 | John Semmens
    Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman announced the investigation of 35 members of the Capitol Police force and the suspension—with pay—for six of them for “their inappropriate actions during the January 6th insurrection attack on Congress.” As an example, Pittman referenced a video showing Capitol Police Lt. Tarik Khalid Johnson wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat while talking to several supporters of former President Trump. “Though Lt. Johnson contends he was just trying to maintain calm by seeming to be friendly and civil towards these domestic terrorists, I do not view his methods as being in accord with...
  • No Proof January 6 Was an ‘Armed Insurrection’ - Not one person has been charged with possessing or using a gun inside the Capitol. Further, no one even has been identified as carrying a gun inside the building.

    02/20/2021 2:43:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 02/20/2021 | Julie Kelly
    Since the Justice Department launched its nationwide manhunt to track down and arrest anyone involved with the Capitol breach on January 6, hundreds of perpetrators have been arrested.Most face misdemeanor charges for trespassing or disorderly conduct, but dozens are in jail and denied bond for the thoughtcrime of believing the 2020 presidential election wasn’t on the up-and-up. The acting U.S. attorney general overseeing the investigation promises to apprehend hundreds more, however, it’s been two weeks since authorities have arrested anyone in connection to the probe.Almost as embarrassing as the bad behavior of a handful of Trump supporters that day is...
  • 35 Capitol Police Officers Under Investigation, 6 Suspended for Letting Protesters inside US Capitol — The Same Protesters Who Were Later Arrested for Entering US Capitol

    02/19/2021 12:55:49 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 26 replies
    GP ^ | February 19, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    Five Capitol Police officers were suspended and 35 more are under investigation after the officers opened the doors and gates and allowed Trump supporters, and other activists, inside the US Capitol on January 6th. One video from that day shows Capitol Hill police opening a gate to allow hundreds of protesters inside the US Capitol. FOX 5 DC reported: A spokesperson for the U.S. Capitol Police has confirmed to FOX 5 that the Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating the actions of 35 police officers on Jan. 6, the day of the riot at the Capitol, and suspended six officers...
  • Woke Politics: The Democrats’ Plan for a Permanent Majority

    02/17/2021 3:47:04 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 17 Feb, 2021 | William Levin
    There it is, hiding in plain sight: An astonishing six-part plan to make America into a one-party state. With the 2020 election in the rear-view mirror, it is timely to focus on election politics for 2022 and beyond. The first step is pattern recognition: The Democrats are pursuing a multi-prong strategy to cement a permanent majority. To accomplish the goal requires upending the constitutional design. Until the scope of this effort is seen in its entirety, it can proceed in the shadows. It has six astonishing elements: i. Enable Congress to determine who can run for President,ii. Eliminate the Electoral...
  • Son Barred from Swearing-in Ceremony [semi-satire]

    02/16/2021 9:06:51 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 February 2021 | John Semmens
    Newly reelected Rep. Claudia Tenney's (R-NY) request that her son be allowed to attend her swearing-in ceremony was denied by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif). "All I wanted was for him to be allowed a seat in the gallery that overlooks the floor of the House," Tenney said. Pelosi claimed that "allowing this person into the Capitol wasn't worth the risk. Her son is a Marine and a graduate of the US Naval Academy. As we all know, about half of the members of our armed forces are likely supporters of Trump. In this particular case, we know that her...
  • Federal lawsuit accuses Trump, Giuliani of conspiracy to incite Capitol riot

    02/16/2021 7:56:07 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 16, 2021 | by Karen Freifeld and Sarah N. Lynch
    A Democratic lawmaker filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing former President Donald Trump and lawyer Rudolph Giuliani of conspiring to incite a violent riot at the U.S. Capitol. The lawsuit was filed by Representative Bennie Thompson, a Democrat who chairs the Homeland Security Committee, in U.S. District Court in Washington. “The insurrection was the result of a carefully orchestrated plan by Trump, Giuliani and extremist groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, all of whom shared a common goal of employing intimidation, harassment and threats to stop the certification of the Electoral College,” according to a lawyers’ statement.
  • Taking Reservations for Third Annual Trump Impeachment Show

    02/16/2021 4:28:20 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 16 Feb, 2021 | William Campenni
    Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends... Back in the late 1930s, one of the movies’ best box office attractions was the Andy Hardy series starring adolescent stars Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. For the Woke Generation for whom history seems to have begun around 2009 with an occasional flashback to 1619, America was a very much different place. The nation was in its tenth year of the Great Depression, without stimulus checks to ease the pain, and the reward for Americans’ perseverance and endurance would soon be exotic travel to faraway places with strange sounding names...
  • What if the leftists want a civil war?

    02/15/2021 6:34:11 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Feb, 2021 | Sam Younnokis
    If leftists are confident that they would win, and if they see this as a quick path to their idea of utopia, there is nothing to stop them from continuing what they are doing and even to ramp it up. Any sensible person would welcome the opportunity to reassure doubters that everything is fine. Governments, alas, march to a different beat, asserting that a person's eyes are lying to him. Try reporting a UFO sighting, for example. At least Project Blue Book went through the motions of investigation. SNIP A claim of election fraud is not a lie, but an...
  • Ashli Babbitt Memorial (Walk)

    02/14/2021 6:32:03 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    ForAshli Twitter ^ | 02 13 2021 | Justice for Ashli Babbitt
    "ASHLI BABBITT MEMORIAL With heartfelt sympathy, in honor of a life so beautifully lived. May you carry all the special moments and cherished memories in your heart today and always. Ashli was a beloved wife, daughter, sister and friend. We join in celebrating her life today." *Note the day and time of this tweet and compare it to the time for the memorial walk on the flier: Tweet: 7:59 PM · Feb 13, 2021ForAshli Twitter
  • The Coming Military Purge

    02/14/2021 10:23:28 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 77 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 9 Feb, 2021 | Christopher Roach
    An increasingly hostile ruling class, who conceive of themselves as occupying a disloyal, irredentist America, is a formula for weakness abroad and conflict at home. One of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s first actions after confirmation has been to order a “60 day stand down” to combat extremism. This follows the widespread and mostly baseless establishment fantasy that “right-wing extremists” and “white supremacists” are running rampant and pose some immediate threat to the country. The details and definitions will ultimately determine whether this campaign is a sensible one that is in keeping with the Constitution or ends up being a purge...
  • ‘No arrests’: Portland protesters pelt officers with ice, break windows of businesses as police RETREAT and post pictures (VIDEO)

    02/14/2021 6:10:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 61 replies
    RT ^ | 2/13/21
    Portland police say officers “remained out of sight as much as possible” after being pelted with snowballs by protesters, who would go on to damage multiple businesses after the police retreat. Portland, Oregon continues to deal with protests turning violent, even though police are bending over backward to stay out of sight – according to the latest police statements on Friday’s violent protest. Despite heavy snowfall, 30 to 50 protesters marched on Friday night to the Central Precinct, according to the Portland Police Department. The demonstrators proceeded to throw snowballs at police vehicles and then at officers when they left...
  • Trump's 2nd impeachment is the start of a bad chapter in America

    02/14/2021 4:26:34 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Feb, 2021 | Andrew W. Coy
    The impeachment trial of Donald Trump is something Joe Stalin would be proud of. This warrantless, baseless, and clearly unconstitutional show trial of impeachment by the Progressives (Deep State, socialists, globalists) is something Stalin would do. In America, trials are meant to ascertain facts in a neutral setting and, if necessary, meet out reasonable punishment. But in today's America, in our nation's capital, the Progressives in power used this Orwellian impeachment trial of Trump for a very different purpose with a very different planned outcome. From a biased impeachment judge, Democrat Patrick Leahy, to an impeachment manager, Eric Swalwell, who...
  • The 'Insurrection Hallucination' and How We Got There

    02/14/2021 3:44:45 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Feb, 2021 | Clarice Feldman
    It’s no secret the media has lots of ways to gaslight you. One of those is failing to report significant happenings. Another is booking and quoting people whose views they want to advance because they target those they dislike. Yet another is spreading outright lies, like the contrafactual assertions that Antifa-BLM riots around the country for the past four years were “mostly peaceful” or that President Trump wanted people to inject bleach to kill the spreading virus. This week, despite their best efforts, a lot of those lies and liars have been unmasked. Book ’Em: A Short History Remember Michael...