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  • The ATF Wants to Destroy Evidence From Fast and Furious Scandal

    12/07/2022 8:42:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/07/2022 | Katie Pavlich
    The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is reportedly planning to destroy a number of firearms from Operation Fast and Furious ten years after the scandal took place. In a letter to ATF Director Steven Dettelbach, incoming House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan is asking that the firearms be preserved. "Yesterday, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) notified us that it intends to destroy the firearms associated with the botched Operation Fast and Furious. I strongly urge you to reconsider this decision and request that you preserve this evidence," Jordan wrote. "Although the ATF apparently intends to...
  • Obama Rips Herschel Walker: We All Know People That Say Crazy Stuff, Like "Uncle Joe," But We Don't Give Them Serious Responsibilities

    12/02/2022 6:37:41 AM PST · by devane617 · 40 replies
    At a rally for U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in Atlanta on Thursday, former President Barack Obama took aim at his Republican opponent Herschel Walker for saying "crazy stuff" like talking about vampires and werewolves and claiming the two played basketball. "Since the last time I was here, apparently, he also claimed that he used to let me beat him at basketball," Obama told the audience. "But then he admitted that we have never actually met. So I guess this was more of an imaginary whooping that I laid on him."
  • WATCH: Did Obama Just Throw Shade at Joe Biden?

    12/01/2022 6:25:20 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 59 replies
    PJ Media ^ | DECEMBER 01, 2022 | MATT MARGOLIS
    On Thursday, Barack Obama went down to Georgia lookin’ for a soul to steal to campaign for Raphael Warnock, and–in what appears to be an attempt to mock Herschel Walker–he may have had a Freudian slip and threw shade at Joe Biden. “You know, some folks in our lives who—we don’t wish them ill will—they say crazy stuff. We’re all like, well, you know, Uncle Joe, you know what happened to him. You know… it’s okay. They’re part of the family. But, you don’t give them serious responsibilities.”
  • Amazon’s Alexa confirms Michelle Obama “was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson." [PolitiFact says this is untrue]

    11/28/2022 8:29:32 AM PST · by simpson96 · 53 replies
    Politifact ^ | 11/15/2022 | Ciara O'Rourke
    No, Alexa doesn’t confirm Michelle Obama was born Michael. This is Pants on Fire! Alexa gives Michelle Obama’s maiden name when asked if the former first lady “started out as “Michael.” Michelle Obama is not a transgender woman. Though we’ve previously debunked claims that former first lady Michelle Obama is a transgender woman who was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson, that former President Barack Obama referred to her as his "husband, Michael," and that this photo shows her as a man before they married, a video in a recent Instagram post appears to show Alexa suggesting otherwise. "Alexa?" someone can be...
  • Obama’s Background Again Questioned

    11/23/2022 9:55:35 AM PST · by CDR Kerchner · 45 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 22 Nov 2022 | Sharon Rondeau
    (Nov. 22, 2022) — On Sunday and Monday, for those following him on Twitter, Barack Obama’s purported older half-brother Malik caused quite a stir. On Sunday at one point, he tweeted a graphic of the cover of a book he published in 2020 titled, “Big Bad Brother from Kenya.” On the same day, however, he suggested he and Barack are not brothers. The tweet gained the attention of founder Mike Volin, who pointed it out to CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. In a responsive blog post, Kerchner featured not only the tweet, but also his related research into the...
  • Schiff: Pence Won’t Testify Before January 6 Committee Because ‘He Doesn’t Want to Alienate the Trump Base’

    11/22/2022 10:11:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/22/2022 | Jeff Poor
    Monday on MSNBC’s “All In,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) claimed former Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to testify for the soon-to-be-defunct January 6 Committee because he was going to run for president and did not want to “alienate” the so-called Trump base. “Why do you think he’s wrong when he says Congress has no right to his testimony?” MSNBC host Chris Hayes said. “Because it’s — you know, at its base, the most basic, it’s not about what Congress has a right to — indeed, we do have a right to his testimony,” Schiff replied. “It’s what is his responsibility...
  • BREAKING: Wife of Trump special counsel produced Michelle Obama documentary, donated thousands to Biden

    11/21/2022 2:45:53 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 46 replies
    Jack Posobiec on Twitter ^ | November 21, 2022 | Jack Posobiec
    Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec BREAKING: Wife of Trump special counsel produced Michelle Obama documentary, donated thousands to Biden
  • Obama's claim of Dem election tampering gets news site suspended

    11/21/2022 11:34:11 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    WND ^ | 11/21/2022 | Bob Unruh
    Digging up a statement from Barack Obama about Democrat election manipulation and how it helps to have Democrats controlling the “election machines” has produced a Twitter suspension for a news website.Just the News reported that Citizen Free Press, a popular news aggregator, was suspended from Twitter after sharing Obama’s statement.He first suggests that Democrats “controlled” certain voting machines at the time of his first presidential run.His statement came at a 2008 rally at Kent State University, and was in response to a request for assurance that the election was not being rigged or stolen."Well, I tell you what, it helps...
  • Obama says voters learned lesson from 2010, 2014 midterms

    11/19/2022 1:55:32 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    The hill ^ | 11/19/2022 | Jared Gans
    Former President Obama said on Thursday that voters learned from Democrats’ losses in the 2010 and 2014 midterm elections that a party losing control of Congress in the midterms can limit a what a president can accomplish. Obama told Trevor Noah on “The Daily Show” that voters might have thought during those two midterms that the stakes were not high because he was the president.
  • ‘CitizenFreePress’ News Site Suspended From Elon Musk’s Twitter For Sharing This Video Of Obama Admitting Democrats Exploit Voting Machines

    11/19/2022 1:48:42 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 40 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 19 , 2022 | Alicia Powe
    CitizenFreePress, a heavily trafficked news aggregation site, was suspended from Twitter this week after sharing a video of former president Barack Obama campaigning in Ohio in 2008. Obama is seen in the video telling a crowd in Philadelphia, Ohio boasting about Democrats controlling the election voting machines. Barack Obama: “I tell you what, it helps in Ohio that we got Democrats in charge of the machines. But look, I come from Chicago so I want to be honest. It’s not as if it’s just Republicans who have monkeyed around with elections in the past, sometimes Democrats have too. Whenever people...
  • Michelle Obama says America 'wasn't ready' for her natural hair

    11/19/2022 11:33:21 AM PST · by simpson96 · 89 replies
    KATV ^ | 11/17/2022 | Zachary Rogers
    WASHINGTON (TND) — Former First Lady Michelle Obama has reportedly revealed that she decided to straighten her hair during her husband's presidency because Americans were still "just getting adjusted" to the idea of having a Black family in the White House. Speaking with former TV show host Ellen DeGeneres at Washington D.C.'s Warner Theatre on Tuesday, Michelle Obama claimed she believed people in the United States "weren't ready" for her natural hair, according to The Washington Post. Michelle recalled considering styling her hair into braids, and then thought "nope, they’re not ready for it," the former first lady said during...
  • PLATELL'S PEOPLE: Are Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle true feminists... or did they just marry well?

    11/18/2022 5:56:17 PM PST · by algore · 11 replies
    The Light We Carry is supposedly a guide for all women, everywhere, in their 'ongoing journey to "becoming"'. We must embrace our true potential, she suggests, despite being thwarted by prejudice and, yes, dastardly men. Michelle offers such sage reflections as 'fear can keep us safe, but fear can keep us stuck'. Eh? 'We practise, we learn, learn and practise, we make mistakes then start over again,' she writes. If we 'recognise our light, we become empowered by it'. She also hails the joys of knitting to find lasting peace. The book is printed in 40 languages. Let's hope one...
  • Democrats target Obama for Georgia runoff election

    11/17/2022 6:35:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/17/2022 | CHEYANNE M. DANIELS AND AMIE PARNES
    Georgia’s Senate runoff is three weeks away, and Democrats are hoping big names like former President Obama could help put incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) over the top against GOP candidate Herschel Walker. While Obama has not officially announced a return to the Peach State, one source said the former president is likely to return to the campaign trail for Warnock, just as he did last month. “If anyone can help seal the deal in a state like Georgia, it’s Obama,” one ally said. “There’s nobody on either side like him.” During Obama’s visit, he appeared before a crowd of...
  • Today's mystery: How are Western parts finding their way into Iranian drones used by Russia? Are Sanctions Even Working?

    11/16/2022 9:36:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/16/2022 | Ed Morrissey
    Just how effective have Western sanctions been against Iran — and for that matter, Russia? The US has spearheaded efforts to deny both countries access to Western technology, especially that with dual-use capabilities for military purposes. In the case of Iran, those sanctions and trade restrictions go back decades.And according to an exclusive from the Wall Street Journal today, they appear significantly ineffective. Ukrainian and Western experts have begun looking at the remains of Iranian drones that targeted infrastructure in the Russian invasion, and a lot of the parts come from Western supply chains:New intelligence collected from downed Iranian drones...
  • Michelle Obama: Unqualified Trump’s Language and Behavior Brought Chaos

    11/15/2022 8:55:18 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/15/2022 | Pam Key
    Former first lady Michelle Obama said Monday on CBS’s “The Late Show” that former President Donald Trump was unqualified to be president and his language and behavior brought the chaos of the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot. Colbert said, “I don’t think you and I have had a chance to talk about this yet, but there you are, you and your husband, after your eight years of service, you are citizens at home, watching January 6 unfold. Like everybody else but of course, these are your colleagues. This is the place you used to work. You know those people, that...
  • Old Video Emerges of Obama Boasting: ‘We Got Democrats in Charge of the Machines’

    11/14/2022 6:50:34 PM PST · by bitt · 18 replies
    slaynews ^ | 11/14/2022 | frank bergman
    An old video of Barack Obama has emerged that shows the former president boasting that “we got Democrats in charge of the [voting] machines.” The newly-discovered old video appeared of Obama giving a campaign speech at Kent State University during the 2008 election. Obama sought to ease concerns about potential Republican victories by telling the crowd of Democrat voters in Ohio that they needn’t worry. He explained that Democrats control the election voting machines in Ohio. The then-Illinois U.S. senator continued by claiming that Republicans “have monkeyed around with elections in the past” before admitting that “sometimes Democrats have too.”...
  • American Rabbis Blast Biden Admin for Funding Palestinian Terrorism

    11/14/2022 2:15:23 PM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 14, 2022 | Adam Kredo
    The United States’ largest rabbinic public policy organization says the Biden administration is facilitating terrorism against Israel by injecting nearly half a billion dollars into Palestinian government organizations that incite violence against the Jewish state. The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), a pro-Israel advocacy group representing more than 2,000 American rabbis, slammed the State Department on Monday for its allotment of U.S. tax dollars to the Palestinian government, which is funding a program known as "pay to slay," in which money is funneled to convicted terrorists and their families.
  • Michelle Obama: Trump victory ‘still hurts’ after six years

    11/14/2022 9:00:04 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/14/2022 | Judy Kurtz
    Michelle Obama says six years after Donald Trump’s White House win, his victory “still hurts.” “It felt like something more something much uglier than a simple political defeat,” Obama said in a clip from the audio version of her forthcoming book, “The Light we Carry,” published Monday by NPR. The part-self-help book, part-memoir is poised to be released on Tuesday. “I couldn’t help but return to the choice our country had made to replace Barack Obama with Donald Trump. What were we to take from that?” Obama said. “Barack and I always tried to operate on the principles of hope...
  • George W. Bush and Barack Obama will hold back-to-back disinformation conferences following Trump's 'big announcement' on Tuesday - but organizers say it wasn't planned

    11/13/2022 12:57:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 20:07 EST, 12 November 2022 | ALYSSA GUZMAN and ALEX OLIVEIRA
    Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are hosting back-to-back conferences about disinformation in the days following Donald Trump's 'big announcement.' Bush, 76, will host his The Struggle for Freedom conference in Dallas on November 16, while Obama's democracy conference will be held in New York City on the 17th. Trump's big announcement - largely rumored to be his 2024 presidential campaign announcement - is set for Tuesday. Organizers said the conferences were not planned together, but will focus on the rising threats from authoritarianism and disinformation. David J. Kramer, of the Bush Institute, said it was 'terrific' the...
  • Construction company offering $100,000 to determine who left alleged 'noose' at Obama library site

    11/12/2022 1:24:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 103 replies
    Just The News ^ | 11/11/22
    A Chicago construction company is offering a whopping $100,000 reward to anyone who can help reveal the identity of whoever allegedly placed a noose at the site of the future Barack Obama Presidential Center. Major controversy erupted on Thursday after officials said the noose was found hanging at the construction site of the center, which is being built in Chicago's Jackson Park. Lakeside Alliance, the company in charge of building the site, responded to the controversy by "offering a $100,000 reward to help find whoever was responsible," the Chicago Tribune reported on Thursday. ”We have zero tolerance for any form...