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  • John Durham Issues Trial Subpoenas To Members Of Clinton Campaign, DNC

    04/25/2022 2:49:52 PM PDT · by blam · 45 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 4-25-2022 | Katabella Roberts via The Epoch Times
    Special counsel John Durham has issued trial subpoenas for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Fusion GPS, and Perkins Coie as he continues to prosecute his findings as special counsel, from which he charged cybersecurity lawyer Michael Sussmann, who in 2016 represented the Clinton campaign, with lying to the FBI. Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, the DNC, Washington-based private intelligence firm Fusion GPS, and law firm Perkins Coie, Sussmann’s former employer, meanwhile, are trying to fend off Durham’s efforts to compel them to hand over previously withheld documents. The campaign and Sussmann’s lawyers argue that attorney-client privilege should...
  • Breaking Down The Flurry Of Legal Filings By Clinton Campaign Associates In Durham Case

    04/21/2022 4:11:43 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies
    Nation And State ^ | 4-21-2022 | Jeff Carlson and Hans Mahncke via The Epoch Times
    In a coordinated legal action between a number of Hillary Clinton operatives and associates, almost two dozen separate documents were simultaneously filed on April 19 in special counsel John Durham’s case against former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann. This sudden flurry of mass filings included responses from former Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta, campaign manager Robby Mook, Clinton campaign lead lawyer Marc Elias, contractors Fusion GPS, the Clinton campaign itself, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The trigger for the flurry of filings was a request by Durham to unseal a number of emails involving the parties. The emails are...
  • Military Hero

    04/21/2022 7:31:24 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 4 replies
    The State ^ | 8/19/2021
    LTC Carl Richard Smith, US Army (Retired) April 19, 1932 - August 19, 2021 Columbia, South Carolina - LTC Carl Richard Smith, US Army (Ret.), 89, of Columbia, died Thursday, August 19, 2021. Born April 19, 1932, in Tientsin, China, he was the son of the late Major General Wayne Carleton Smith, US Army (Ret.) and Mildred Louise Little Smith. LTC Smith was a 1951 graduate of Clarksville High School in Clarksville, TN. While in high school he lettered in multiple sports and was the President of his graduating class, where he was named Handsomest and Most Courteous by his...
  • Furious Irish parents slam 'horrendous' Peppa Pig Goes to Ireland

    02/16/2022 2:40:03 PM PST · by fruser1 · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 2/16/2022 | Jessica Green
    People took to Twitter this week to lambast Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes to Ireland after discovering it features no Irish characters and stereotypes such as Peppa's family purchasing fiddles and attending an Irish-dancing festival. The criticism came after one parent, Irish author Kevin Power, tweeted a photo of the book on Monday and wrote: 'I read this to my daughter at bedtime. 'It features no Irish characters, just English characters enjoying themselves in Ireland, thus reinscribing 800 years of colonialism. Might call Liveline (an Irish radio show) about it tomorrow.' He later clarified that he was joking, but parents rushed...
  • Let’s debunk this whole white privilege thing

    01/29/2022 6:40:01 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 40 replies
    halfblackconservative ^ | Amala Ekpunobi
    Is there a white entertainment category on Netflix, HULU and Prime? Is there a white-owned restaurant category on UBER eats? Amala Ekpunobi debunks the whole white privilege thing in one minute. Watch this one minute video:
  • Petition to Residents of Indiana Requesting Civic Integrity

    12/15/2021 9:12:57 AM PST · by Fester Chugabrew · 37 replies
    Self ^ | December 15, 2021 | Self
    The State of Indiana can no longer afford to have the civically ignorant elect the civically ignorant. It is time for every Indiana resident and candidate for public office to demonstrate a basic knowledge of civics before they run for public office or vote. Just as every driver is required to have a basic knowledge and competence in driving before they are allowed to drive on public roads, voters should be required to demonstrate a basic knowledge and competence in honoring and supporting the constitutional republic in which they participate. To this end, the undersigned request legislation to require the...
  • BLM Leader Newsome to FNC’s MacCallum: ‘You Come From a Place of White Privilege’

    12/10/2021 5:58:59 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/10/2021 | Pam Key
    Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum had a heated debate on Friday’s broadcast of “The Story” with New York Black Lives Matter co-founder Hawk Newsome. Newsome criticized New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams’s plan to bring back plainclothes police officers to address the rise in crime plaguing the city.
  • Cheney: Bannon's actions suggest Trump was involved in Capitol riot planning

    10/20/2021 6:11:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/20/2021 | Lexi Lonas
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Ky.) said late Tuesday that former White House strategist Steve Bannon’s refusal to cooperate with the House committee investigating the Capitol riot suggests President Trump was "personally involved in the planning and execution of January 6th." "Based on the committee’s investigation, it appears that Mr. Bannon had substantial advance knowledge of the plans for January 6th and likely had an important role in formulating those plans. Mr. Bannon was in the war room at the Willard on January 6th. He also appears to have detailed knowledge regarding the president’s efforts to sell millions of Americans the fraud...
  • Steel company that smuggled illegal immigrant workers forfeits $6 million to feds

    11/15/2021 3:25:30 AM PST · by blueplum · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 14 November 2021 | Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
    A steel manufacturing company has been ordered to forfeit $6 million — a near-financial death sentence — after admitting it had run a pipeline for “dozens” of illegal immigrants from Mexico to come and work for it, undercutting competitors. All Steel Carports Inc. told the court in a sentencing memo that owner Ignacio Chavez, who came to the U.S illegally himself before winning legal residency in 2009, didn’t consider hiring illegal immigrants to be a big deal. “In his culture laws are there but few respect them,” the company’s lawyers wrote. ...The Biden administration cut him a break, dropping human...
  • 'You Are The Problem': AT&T Tells White Staff They Are Racist, Asks Them To Confess Their 'White Privilege'

    10/29/2021 6:46:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/29/21 | Harriet Alexander
    White employees of AT&T have been told to read an article saying that they are racist, are told to confess to their 'white privilege' and acknowledge 'systemic racism,' and must engage with set texts or else they will be penalized in their performance reviews. AT&T, in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder, introduced an internal program called Listen Understand Act.John Stankey, the CEO of AT&T, wrote to the company's 230,000 employees in an April 2021 email, obtained by journalist Christopher Rufo and published on his website.Stankey, who took over as CEO in July 2020, urged his workers to make...
  • Scarborough to Trump: ‘There Is No Executive Privilege for Treason’

    09/24/2021 9:58:50 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/24/2021 | Trent Baker
    MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Friday sounded off on four aides for former President Donald Trump being subpoenaed by the select committee in charge of investigating the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Trump has said he would invoke executive privilege if he were subpoenaed in the investigation. Scarborough warned Trump that “there is no executive privilege for treason” nor sedition.
  • Larry Elder was victim of 'hate crime' caused by 'woke privilege,' LA County sheriff says

    09/10/2021 1:26:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 9/10/21 | Brie Stimson
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva called an egg-throwing attack this week on Black Republican recall candidate Larry Elder by a White woman wearing a gorilla mask a hate crime and blamed "woke privilege" for liberal silence on the issue. "QUESTION: How is this not a hate crime? ANSWER: Because "woke privilege" means a white woman can wear a gorilla mask and attack a black man without fear of being called a racist. Where is the outrage from our politicians?" Villanueva tweeted on Thursday. Villanueva said he plans to investigate the attack as a hate crime because the woman wore...
  • Trump claims executive privilege on records sought by House Jan. 6 probers

    08/26/2021 10:05:24 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/26/2021 | Callie Patteson
    Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the “leftist” Jan 6. House Select Committee following its sweeping records request which included call logs from Trump and several former members of his administration. Trump said the committee has “further exposed itself as a partisan sham and waste of taxpayer dollars,” calling the request “timed” in order to distract Americans from “historic and global catastrophes brought on by the failures of Joe Biden and the Democrats.” “Unfortunately, this partisan exercise is being performed at the expense of long-standing legal principles of privilege,” Trump said in an emailed statement.
  • Oped: When Ed Buck Goes on Trial, So Does White Privilege (Schiff's BFF)

    07/11/2021 2:59:03 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Afro ^ | 7/07/21 | Jasmyne Cannick
    **SNIP** Ed Buck, a one-time celebrated and sought-after donor to the Democratic candidates and elected officials in California, faces nine felonies, including two counts of distribution of controlled substances resulting in death. Black death, to be exact. One count for the 2017 death of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore and one for the death of 55-year-old Timothy Dean in 2019. Your garden variety middle-aged white gay man, Ed Buck, was privileged and entitled with the “complexion for protection.” A West Hollywood City Hall gadfly with a checkbook he wasn’t afraid to use, aside from giving the max allowed to political candidates, Buck’s...
  • Opinion: Vaccine Hesitancy In The U.S. Is A Peculiar Privilege

    06/23/2021 7:40:48 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 54 replies
    NPR ^ | June 22, 2021 | Junaid Nabi
    "I want to wait and watch."This is a peculiar response I receive from my friends and some family members in the United States when I ask them about their thoughts on COVID-19 vaccination. This is a peculiar response for a couple of reasons: COVID-19 vaccines are exceptionally effective, are now readily available and are the best way to end the pandemic and return to normalcy.This skeptical response is reflective of broader trends in the United States: An NPR/Marist poll this spring revealed that up to one-fourth of the national population would decline to get vaccinated even when offered.This is also...
  • Here's a 97-item "Privilege Checklist" courtesy of the YWCA that is 100% real. You're welcome.

    05/12/2021 2:07:36 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 82 replies
    Not the Bee ^ | 11 May 2021 | Eds
  • We Are Privileged to Be Americans

    05/03/2021 3:41:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | May 3, 2021 | Terry Paulson
    I am a white privileged American. Yes, and if you are black, Hispanic, Asian or an American of any race or background, you too are a privileged American. You live in America. People climb fences, often risking their lives and paying thousands to get here. People from around the world go through the long and frustrating legal immigration process to become an American immigrant. No one could blame anyone for doing anything they can to come to this land of freedom and opportunity.Could America be better? Of course. Am I dissatisfied with the politicians in Washington? Of course. Are there...
  • 'I run your budget bro!' Michigan's youngest ever lawmaker, 26, 'threatens to call governor on cops after crashing his car while drunk - and then gets pepper sprayed while resisting arrest'

    04/23/2021 2:34:59 PM PDT · by WhoisAlanGreenspan? · 119 replies
    daily mail ^ | 15:06 EDT, 23 April 2021 | By CHRISTOPHER EBERHART FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    A Michigan state lawmaker threatened to call Governor Gretchen Whitmer on cops who arrested him after he crashed his car while drunk, according to a police report.Rep. Jewell Jones, 26, is accused of driving at twice the drink-drive limit with a loaded gun in his cup holder when he crashed his black Chevy into a ditch on the side of I-96 in Fowlerville, about 65 miles outside of Detroit. He allegedly taunted state troopers who responded to the scene on April 6, telling them he ran their budget, and was pepper sprayed and tasered twice while resisting arrest, police say....
  • Buttigieg's Hypocrisy [semi-satire]

    04/05/2021 10:51:20 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 April 2021 | John Semmens
    Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg was caught on video faking his environmentally-friendly commute to work this week. The meme he was trying to communicate is that he cares so much about the environment that he bicycles to work every day. The official video of this shows him arriving at his office peddling happily along the street. The unofficial video captured by a wary observer showed Buttigieg hopping on a bicycle a few blocks from his office building after having unloaded the bike from a gas-guzzling, armor-plated SUV that had driven him most of the way. Buttigieg brushed aside criticism of...
  • What we know about the shooting victims in Boulder, Colorado.

    03/23/2021 6:27:13 PM PDT · by DesertRhino · 22 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 23, 2021 | Zoe Christen Jones
    Police have identified the 10 victims who died after a gunman went on a shooting rampage in a crowded supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. The victims included a 51-year-old police officer who responded to the scene of the attack.