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  • Sussmann Trial Day 7: How The FBI Hamstrung The Alfa Bank Investigation

    05/24/2022 6:33:50 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 5-24-2022 | Techno Fog via The Reactionary
    Today in the Michael Sussmann trial, we received additional information regarding the FBI leadership’s involvement in the opening – and execution – of the Alfa Bank/Trump investigation. This included FBI Headquarters not approving an FBI agent’s repeated requests to interview the sources of the Alfa Bank “materials.” But first we’ll start with the examination of Trisha Anderson. Anderson is currently the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel. Back in 2016, she was an FBI deputy general counsel and reported directly to then-FBI general counsel James Baker. The purpose of her testimony was to prove-up her notes...
  • Seth Rich Murder Update: The Curious Case of Former CEO of the DNC Amy Dacey

    06/03/2017 6:09:25 AM PDT · by davikkm · 56 replies
    Did Amy Dacey snitch on Seth Rich and tell John Podesta that Rich was leaking emails to WikiLeaks? On July 10th, 2016, 27 year-old Omaha native and Democratic staffer Seth Rich was murdered in an upscale Washington DC neighborhood. Rich was talking to his girlfriend and then suddenly told her he had to go. According to his parents at 4:18am in the morning there were two shots fired. Police found Rich conscious and breathing but he died later in a hospital. The killer or killers took nothing from their victim, leaving behind his wallet, watch and phone. Seth Rich’s father...
  • UTLA and SEIU Local 99 Grifters Will Not Go Quietly on Dropping Mask Mandates for LAUSD

    03/21/2022 7:43:46 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | Mar 20, 2022 | Jennifer Oliver O'Connell
    After Governor Gavin Newsom lifted his hand on February 15 to ease the indoor mask mandates for unvaccinated individuals—but not for the schools, students and parents continued to hammer him on this selective easing and his continued insistence on maintaining his emergency powers, which allow him to keep these COVID mandates in place.
  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal Helps Conn. Communist Party Celebrate 102nd Anniversary of CPUSA

    12/13/2021 4:13:24 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 13 Dec, 2021 | Debra Heine
    Senator Richard Blumenthal(D-Conn.) said he was “excited and proud” to help the Connecticut Communist Party celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party USA over the weekend. On Saturday, the Connecticut People’s World Committee (CPWC) presented its annual “Amistad Awards” to State Sen. Julie Kushner, D-Danbury, Pastor Rodney Wade of Waterbury and SEIU activist Azucena Santiago at a union hall in New Haven. (Video of the event here). Blumenthal was the surprise guest to help celebrate the occasion, and share his appreciation of the awardees. “I am really excited and honored to be with you today and...
  • Top California labor official and husband accused of grand theft, embezzlement and tax evasion

    10/13/2021 10:00:52 PM PDT · by blueplum · 5 replies
    LA Times via msn ^ | 13 October 2021 | Taryn Luna
    The California attorney general's office has filed felony charges against the executive director of the state's largest labor union, alleging that an investigation into possible campaign finance violations revealed that Alma Hernández and her husband underreported their income by more than $1.4 million to evade taxes.... ...Named one of Capitol Weekly's Top 100 California politicos, Hernández is a seasoned political operator who helped activate an army of SEIU volunteers to fight the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom last month. SEIU California President Bob Schoonover said the organization is deeply concerned about the allegations and will continue to fully cooperate with...
  • California union leader charged with tax fraud, embezzlement

    10/13/2021 1:43:25 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 13, 2021
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The top staff member at California’s largest labor union has resigned after she and her husband were charged with felonies including tax fraud. Alma Hernandez served as executive director for SEIU California since 2016. The union represents more than 700,000 workers and is politically influential, regularly donating millions to Democratic candidates. The Sacramento Bee first reported the charges and her resignation. Attorney General Rob Bonta said Wednesday his office filed charges against Hernandez and her husband, Jose Moscoso, on Oct. 4. They were charged with five felony counts of filing false tax returns, allegedly under reporting...
  • Prop. 22 is ruled unconstitutional, a major blow to California gig economy law

    08/20/2021 7:06:52 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies ^ | MARGOT ROOSEVELT, SUHAUNA HUSSAIN
    California’s giant ride-hailing and delivery companies suffered a major setback Friday as a state Superior Court judge invalidated a 2020 ballot proposition that allowed Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and other businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors. In a lawsuit brought by the Service Employees International Union, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch ruled that parts of Proposition 22 are unconstitutional because they infringe on the power of the Legislature to include app-based drivers under the state’s workers’ compensation law. Gig economy companies spent more than $220 million last year in the nation’s costliest-ever ballot initiative campaign after the...
  • National nurses union calls for CDC to 'reinstate universal masking' regardless of individual's vaccination status

    07/14/2021 1:34:24 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 61 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 13, 2021 | Alex Nitzberg
    National Nurses United wants the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to tighten its mask recommendations and call for mask-wearing regardless of whether an individual has been vaccinated against COVID-19. "NNU strongly urges the CDC to reinstate universal masking, irrespective of vaccination status, to help reduce the spread of the virus, especially from infected individuals who do not have any symptoms. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19 disease, spreads easily from person to person via aerosol transmission when an infected person breathes, speaks, coughs, or sneezes. Asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic infected individuals can spread infectious SARS-CoV-2 aerosols during breathing and speaking,...
  • SEIU attack on the Arizona Audit

    07/02/2021 1:27:12 PM PDT · by Chad C. Mulligan · 24 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 2, 2021 | Sundance
    Liz Harris is apparently a volunteer for the Maricopa County audit having previously been a candidate herself. In this interview Ms. Harris, while qualifying her statements with the non-disclosure agreement, gives an overview of what the audit team has likely uncovered so far. Additionally, as CTH has previously highlighted, the canvas is the important aspect to the physical ballot review.Ms. Harris discusses -in broad terms- how the canvassing is being done and how commercials are being deployed throughout the region by “Protect Democracy” the leftist activist group. It appears the DNC affiliate is running ads in an effort to get...
  • First-time socialist candidate India Walton likely to become Buffalo's next mayor after stunning primary upset

    06/23/2021 12:19:47 PM PDT · by Stravinsky · 43 replies
    CBS news ^ | June 23, 2021 | Jason Silverstein
    A democratic socialist candidate running her first political campaign is expected to become the next mayor of Buffalo, New York, after a stunning primary upset over the city's longest-serving mayor. India Walton, 38, would be Buffalo's first female mayor and the first socialist mayor of a major American city in six decades. The Associated Press on Wednesday morning called the Democratic primary for Walton, a nurse and activist who was supported by the Democratic Socialists of America and the Working Families Party. Walton defeated Byron Brown, the incumbent who has led the city since 2006. … She said in a...
  • Largest US Health Care Union Will Fight Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines

    06/23/2021 8:19:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 06/23/2021 | Jack Phillips
    The president of the largest union of health care workers in the United States says the organization will fight against companies requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for employees.George Gresham, president of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East—which describes itself as the largest health care union in the country—said hospital systems don’t have the right to mandate vaccines for employees. The union, which is based in New York, also represents hundreds of thousands of nurses and caregivers in New Jersey, Florida, Washington, Maryland, and Massachusetts.“Whether there is a legal challenge that we can make, or whether it’s just a pure organizational challenge that...
  • Union workers protest Boston’s in-person work order

    06/18/2021 8:54:03 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 18, 2021
    BOSTON (AP) — A union that represents about 800 Boston city employees who have been working remotely during the pandemic has filed an unfair labor practices claim against acting Mayor Kim Janey’s administration for unilaterally ordering them back to the office. The Service Employees International Union Local 888 filed the complaint with the state on Thursday, the Boston Herald reported. “The City refused in good faith to bargain about health and safety issues, family and childcare issues (especially single and low wage employees), and productivity issues (as the evidence will show that many of the job tasks have been accomplished...
  • E-mails questioned huge contract for firm with ties to Obama administration (Another Scandal)

    12/08/2011 7:47:17 PM PST · by tobyhill · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/8/2011 | David Fitzpatrick and Drew Griffin
    A series of e-mail exchanges between officials at the Department of Health and Human Services shows growing alarm at the amount of projected profit from a government contract for a drug company whose controlling shareholder is a longtime Democratic Party activist. Ronald Perelman is controlling shareholder of Siga Technologies and a longtime Democratic Party activist and fundraiser. He's also a large contributor to Republicans, but has been a particular friend of the Obama White House. Also on Siga's board of directors is Andy Stern, former president of the Service Employees International Union, who has had close relations with the Obama...
  • SEIU force mental health day program building to close due to fears they would breach building like 2019 protest over pay dispute at wrong building

    02/11/2021 6:20:45 PM PST · by matt04 · 3 replies
    Dozens of personal care attendants and members of their union gathered for a civil disobedience action Thursday in front of the headquarters of Allied Community Resources, to express their indignation at what they say are numerous "missed timely and accurate wage payments due to errors" by the firm which has a state contract to provide payroll services. ... Around 12:30 p.m., 14 protesters sat down in the street, which is a private roadway leading to several area businesses, including a driving school, the Enfield Housing Authority and a Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles branch. After about 10 minutes, Police Chief...
  • Who is Chad Barrett Jones (Arrested for Breaking window where Ashli Babbit was killed)?

    01/27/2021 2:22:39 PM PST · by JewishRighter · 20 replies
    Vanity | January 27, 2021 | JewishRighter
    Clicking through a Daily Mail article link posted in a FreeRepublic thread ("US Capitol Special Agent David Bailey Who Killed Ashli Babbitt is a Brazilian Immigrant and Black Lives Matter Militant (Truncated)"), I came upon the story of the arrest of Chad Barrett Jones. Before posting this, I searched titles and found no mention of him, so here goes: Strangely, notwithstanding the fact that this guy, who most reporting tries to link to the "Trump rioters", I cannot find anything about his political affiliations. One small piece of information gives a clue, but it is inconclusive. Before living in Kentucky,...
  • What’s Up, Ruby?… BREAKING: Crooked Operative Filmed Pulling Out Suitcases of Ballots in Georgia After the Room Was Cleared Because of a So-Called Burst Pipe IS IDENTIFIED

    12/03/2020 7:26:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 193 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/03/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Earlier today Cristina Laila reported on the explosive video that was revealed during the Georgia ballot counting at the State Farm Arena where crooked Democrats pulled out suitcases full of ballots and began counting those ballots without election monitors in the room.Trump’s legal team showed a video from the State Farm Arena tabulation center when poll workers were told to leave at 10:25 PM.A few “workers” stayed behind and were seen pulling suitcases full of ballots out from under tables to be tabulated!This was the most explosive video of the entire campaign season!WATCH: Video footage from Georgia shows suitcases filled...
  • Chinese Organization With Communist Party Ties Funds Black Lives Matter Ventures

    09/16/2020 8:50:37 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 58 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Sep 16, 2020 | Madeline Osburn
    The Black Futures Lab, a venture of Black Lives Matter founder Alicia Garza, is sponsored by the Chinese Progressive Association (CPA), an organization that works with China’s communist government to push its agenda in the United States, according to an investigation by the Heritage Foundation’s Mike Gonzalez. Gonzalez discovered that the Black Futures Lab donation page explicitly states they are “a fiscally sponsored project of the Chinese Progressive Association,” explaining where donations to Black Futures Lab are funneled.
  • Unions threaten work stoppages amid calls for racial justice

    09/05/2020 12:36:43 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 70 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 5, 2020 | Aaron Morrison
    NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening to authorize work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement amid calls for concrete measures that address racial injustice. In a statement first shared with The Associated Press, labor leaders who represent teachers, autoworkers, truck drivers and clerical staff, among others, signaled a willingness Friday to escalate protest tactics to force local and federal lawmakers to take action on policing reform and systemic racism. They said the walkouts, if they were to move forward with them, would last for as long...
  • Getting to Know Kamala Harris: How Biden’s running mate blocked a hospital rescue to help the SEIU.

    08/13/2020 4:48:13 AM PDT · by karpov · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 12, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their first appearances as a campaign ticket on Wednesday, and Americans still know little about the running mate who may be President sooner rather than later. One way to fill in the gap is to inspect Ms. Harris’s record as California’s Attorney General, and one revealing episode is the way she used her power to blow up a deal to rescue struggling Catholic hospitals. The saga started in 2014 when for-profit Prime Healthcare Services made an $843 million bid for six insolvent hospitals operated by the Catholic Daughters of Charity Health System. The hospitals...
  • 'They'd Actually Breathe in My Nostrils': What Did Joe Biden Just Say?

    07/23/2020 11:28:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 46 replies ^ | Nick Kangadis , July. 23. 2020
    In this week's edition of - 'Is This Gibberish or Just Something Joe Biden Said?' - the former vice president spoke about nurses at a Service Employees International Union SEIU) virtual roundtable on Wednesday, and the question above might not have ever been more applicable. Here's what Biden kind of said: …and I had nurses at Walter Reed Hospital who would bend down and whisper in my ear, go home and get me pillows. They would make sure, they’d actually, probably nothing ever taught in — and you can’t do it in the COVID time — but they’d actually breathe...