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  • WaPo: FBI resisted Mar-a-Lago raid, DoJ prosecutors demanded it. Why?

    03/01/2023 7:17:46 PM PST · by bitt · 50 replies
    hotair ^ | 3/1/2023 | ED MORRISEY
    Did the FBI get a bad rap in the wake of the raid on Mar-a-Lago? According to the Washington Post, the raid took place only after months of debate between the FBI and prosecutors from the Department of Justice. The FBI argued that a request for a full search of the property would have sufficed, according to two senior officials from the bureau. The prosecutors wanted a raid, however, and the DoJ agreed: "Prosecutors argued that new evidence suggested Trump was knowingly concealing secret documents at his Palm Beach, Fla., home and urged the FBI to conduct a surprise raid...
  • With no way out of a worsening war, Zelensky’s options look bad or worse

    04/06/2024 6:36:56 AM PDT · by Salman · 39 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Apr 06, 2024 | Isabelle Khurshudyan
    KYIV — As Russia steps up airstrikes and once again advances on the battlefield in Ukraine more than two years into its bloody invasion, there is no end to the fighting in sight. And President Volodymyr Zelensky’s options for what to do next — much less how to win the war — range from bad to worse. Zelensky has said Ukraine will accept nothing less than the return of all its territory, including land that Russia has controlled since 2014. But with the battle lines changing little in the last year, militarily retaking the swaths of east and south Ukraine...
  • Washington Post Contributor Celebrates Oct. 7 Massacre ["Palestinian" Arab: Hajar Harb]

    04/03/2024 9:54:26 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 15 replies
    CAMERA ^ | 04.01.2024
    Washington Post Contributor Celebrates Oct. 7 Massacre. April 1, 2024 Hajar Harb is a London-based reporter who, according to her LinkedIn profile, served as a “collaborating journalist with the Washington Post” for the last two decades. During the October 7th massacre, she celebrated the events in a series of social media posts which have since been deleted. Below are screenshots captured and translated by CAMERA Arabic. Here is her Facebook cover photo from October 8th featuring Hamas terrorists inside an Israeli city: In the next screenshot, the Washington Post contributor writes: “On top of [any] loss amongst them is [like]...
  • Oh look. What a urprise. Bigoted Cobb-Smith "provides his expertise" to WaPo on the WCK accident

    04/03/2024 6:48:29 AM PDT · by Milagros · 2 replies
    At EoZ ^ | 2.3.24
    Oh look. What a urprise. Bigoted Cobb-Smith "provides his expertise" to WaPo on the WCK accident.Quoted in: IDF chief apologizes as details emerge of strike that picked off Gaza aid cars one by one Halevi: Deaths of 7 WCK staffers 'a mistake that followed a misidentification, at night, in very complex war conditions'; report claims 'each commander makes his own rules' in Gaza. By Jacob Magid. TOI, 3 Apr, 2024.Here is a bit about this propagandist Cobb-Smiths.StandWithUs @StandWithUs: One example of Cobb-Smith's bias - he wrote the guide that is linked above for an organization that opposes Israel's existence. May...
  • EXCLUSIVE: China Expert Gordon Chang Rips WashPost for Defending Gov’t-Big Tech Collusion

    03/28/2024 8:59:19 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 2 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 3/28/2024 | Joseph Vazquez
    The Washington Post Editorial Board went to bat for the federal government colluding with Big Tech to police so-called disinformation online. Gatestone Institute Senior Fellow Gordon Chang was having none of it. “Don’t defund the fight against Russia and China’s disinformation,” decried the Board in the editorial. In the editorial, the Board defended the State Department-tied Global Engagement Center’s financing of the now-infamous Global Disinformation Index (initially based in the U.K.), which has since been panned for blacklisting right-leaning American media. The Post propagandized how the GEC “deploys a $61 million budget and a staff of 125 to counter disinformation...
  • Another State Department official resigns over Biden’s ‘horrific’ support for Israel’s war against Hamas

    03/29/2024 4:05:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/29/24 | Victor Nava
    A State Department official resigned Wednesday and has since gone on a media tour blasting President Biden’s “horrific policy” toward Israel, accusing the administration of enabling “a genocide in Gaza.” Annelle Sheline’s resignation from the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor is the most significant public departure from the department since last October, when Josh Paul, a senior official in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, announced he was calling it quits. “For the past year, I worked for the office devoted to promoting human rights in the Middle East. I believe strongly in the mission and in...
  • Jeff Bezos’ Ex-Wife Dumps $640M in Donations to Left-Wing Causes: Trans Athletes, Migrants, Climate Change

    03/25/2024 6:19:39 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 37 replies
    The Daily Fetched ^ | 25 March 2024 | Jason Walsh
    The ex-wife of billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott, has dumped the majority of her whopping $640 million in donations to left-wing causes. Scott announced she donated $640 million to 361 nonprofits through her philanthropic organization, Yield Giving. Two hundred seventy-nine nonprofits received $2 million from Scott, while two organizations were gifted $1 million each.
  • Excessive free speech is a breeding ground for more Trumps

    03/21/2024 7:46:10 AM PDT · by packagingguy · 82 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | March 21, 2024 | LAWRENCE MARTIN
    There was a bit of good news about the future of public discourse this week. The United States Supreme Court, even though stacked with right-wingers, sounded like it was ready to give the Biden administration the go-ahead to try to persuade social-media platforms not to put out content promoting nonsense about the presidential election, conspiracy theories about the pandemic and other assorted bilge and crackpottery... When other communications revolutions like the printing press, radio, and television came along, they were still largely controlled by the elites. But when the internet came along, regulatory bodies like Canada’s CRTC backed off. It...
  • Washington Post Columnist Calls on Kamala Harris to Step Aside ‘For the Country’s Sake’

    03/16/2024 10:18:46 PM PDT · by bitt · 66 replies ^ | 3/16/2024 | MIKE LACHANCE
    Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker is calling on Vice President Kamala Harris to step aside. The media is terrified of the ticket that they’ve supported for the last three years. Who exactly do they think is going to come riding in to save them? Michelle Obama has made it clear that she has absolutely no interest in running for office. Parker’s column is raising quite a few eyebrows. FOX News reports: Vice President Harris should ‘step aside’ for good of the country, Washington Post columnist says Vice President Harris should “step aside,” Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker wrote on Friday,...
  • Vice President Harris should 'step aside' for good of the country, Washington Post columnist says

    03/16/2024 4:58:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/16/24 | Hanna Panreck
    Vice President Harris should "step aside," Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker wrote on Friday, as she called the vice president's performance "disappointing," and warned she's become a "burden to the Democratic ticket." While she said she was pulling for Harris to succeed, Parker argued her performance "has been disappointing." "The Kamala conundrum comes down to this: She was picked because she was Black and female, a combo tantamount to job security. Now that she has become a burden to the Democratic ticket, Biden can’t fire her. He can’t risk alienating his base. Full stop. The seriousness of this situation can’t...
  • Navy Demoted Ronny Jackson After Probe Into White House Behavior

    03/09/2024 3:53:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 105 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 7, 2024 | Dan Diamond and Alex Horton
    Trump’s former physician and GOP ally is now a retired captain, not an admiralRonny Jackson, the former White House physician turned GOP congressman, regularly touts his military bona fides. “As a retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral with nearly three decades of military service I understand the commitment and sacrifices made by servicemen and servicewomen to serve our country,” the two-term representative from Texas says on his congressional website in a message posted to a page listing his work on veterans issues. But Jackson is no longer a retired admiral. The Navy demoted him in July 2022 following a damaging Pentagon...
  • Washington Post: Biden May Limit Arms to Israel If It Attacks Hamas in Rafah

    03/07/2024 6:45:17 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/07/2024 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The Washington Post published a report Wednesday that the Biden Administration may limit arms transfers to Israel if it attacks the remaining four Hamas battalions in Rafah, a city on the Egyptian border in the southern Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel must enter Rafah to destroy Hamas and win the war. His war cabinet is considering a plan to evacuate Palestinian civilians north of the city before a military operation. David Ignatius, a columnist known for his sources in government, published the story, likely leaked from the White House: The Biden administration, worried about...
  • Haley exits the race — and proves the Reagan GOP is no more

    03/06/2024 9:21:03 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 101 replies
    washingpost ^ | 03/06/2024 | Aaron Blake
    Welcome to The Campaign Moment, where the last major non-Trump and non-Biden candidate is now out. The big moment Today the key moment is Nikki Haley dropping out of the presidential race the morning after Super Tuesday and effectively bringing the Republican primary contest to an end. Haley announced her exit Wednesday after winning the Washington, D.C., primary on Sunday and Vermont on Super Tuesday, but losing more than 20 other contests to Donald Trump. “I said I wanted Americans to have their voices heard,” Haley said. “I have done that. I have no regrets.” Haley declined to endorse Trump...
  • READ THE CROSSTABS: WashPost Writer Twists Poll Data to Claim Americans Happier About Biden Economy

    03/06/2024 7:44:29 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 13 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 3/6/2024 | Joseph Vazquez
    The Washington Post economics columnist Catherine Rampell seemed to forget a rule of thumb when analyzing polls: read the crosstabs. Either that or she deliberately twisted data to make it seem like Americans are happier with President Joe Biden’s decrepit economy than they actually are. Rampell’s blaring March 5 headline would make one believe that Americans did an about-face in their view of Bidenomics: “Americans are happier about the economy. Why are they crediting Trump?” Rampell declared, “The good news for President Biden: Americans are finally starting to appreciate the strength of the U.S. economy.” She pointed to at least...
  • How a laid-back beach town became California’s MAGA stronghold

    03/03/2024 7:59:33 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    SF Gate ^ | March 2, 2024 | By Reis Thebault, The Washington Post
    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - This oceanside enclave is a lot like the rest of coastal California: Its signature pier juts into the Pacific as waves big enough to make surfers salivate break beyond miles of white sand. But when it comes to politics, this city of 200,000 south of Los Angeles loudly defies the blue-state stereotypes. Lately, the beach town has become a battleground, its council chambers a coliseum for culture warriors. The conservatives who now control city government have pursued policies that position Huntington Beach as the ideological counterweight to the state’s liberal leaders. In the past year alone,...
  • Two suspects in custody after DC Housing Authority officer shot in broad daylight

    03/01/2024 1:30:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 2/29/24 | Chris Pandolfo
    Two suspects, a male and a female, are in the custody of D.C. police after an officer-involved shooting in the southeast part of Washington. The shooting was reported around 5:45 a.m. at Carroll Apartments on 410 M Street SE, near Navy Yard, D.C. Housing Authority Chief of Police Michael Reese said. Reese said a veteran male officer was on regular patrol in the area when he encountered the two suspects, who were asked to leave the building. The armed male suspect opened fire on the officer, hitting him in the torso. Reese said the suspects fled to a nearby building...
  • Washington Post Reporter Mocks Shoplifting Stories As The "Panic" Of "A Sticky-Fingered Nation Built On Stolen Land"

    03/02/2024 9:06:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Washington Post writer Maura Judkis is under fire this week for a column in which she mocks shoplifting stories as the “moral panic” of a nation built on “stolen land.”It is reminiscent of those who excused rioting in past summers “as an expression of power” and demanded that the media refer to looters as “protesters.” Now, the Washington Post is suggesting that it may be just desserts for a nation of colonizers and enslavers.The prior day, the Post ran another column downplaying accounts of stores closing due to shoplifting even though employees blamed rampant shoplifting in San Francisco.Judkis wrote a...
  • Biden Regime Plans to Give Hamas a Grand Reward for Murdering 1,200 Israelis-It has been clear for quite some time what side Biden is on

    02/22/2024 8:48:02 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 22, 2024 | Robert Spencer
    It has been clear for quite some time that the Biden regime, despite its show of support for Israel, is really on the side of Hamas. Now the regime is in serious talks to respond to Hamas’ brutal and inhuman murder of 1,200 Israelis on Oct. 7, 2023 by giving it the biggest reward of all: a Palestinian state.If you are skeptical that Old Joe and his henchmen are really on Hamas’ side, consider the fact that, in November, they enabled the release of ten billion dollars in frozen funds to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hamas’ primary financier. That...
  • WashPost: Lincoln Pardoned Biden Ancestor

    02/19/2024 1:19:06 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 31 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 19, 2024 | Brian Freeman
    Documents discovered at the National Archives in Washington show that former President Abraham Lincoln pardoned the great-great-grandfather of President Joe Biden, a Union Army civilian employee named Moses Robinette, The Washington Post reported Monday. Joseph Robinette Biden's ancestral line has long been known and includes Moses Robinette among his paternal ancestors from western Maryland, but little has been chronicled about the man until his court-martial records were discovered. The story dates to March 21, 1864 during the Civil War, when a fight broke out in one of the mess tents near Beverly Ford, Virginia, between Robinette and Union Army civilian...
  • WaPo: President Trump’s Abraham Accords forced Hamas’s hands into slaughter

    02/12/2024 10:01:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/12/2024 | Jack Hellner
    For years, Iran and the Palestine Liberation Organization have vocalized their aspirations—“Death to Israel” and “Death to America”— and for years, under Democrats, the U.S. has funded Iran, which in turn, uses the money to support terrorists to advance these goals. Barack Obama and Joe Biden decided the best thing to advance peace in the Middle East was to give Iran access to hundreds of billions of dollars. On the other hand, President Trump decided that the best way to advance peace in the volatile region was to cut off funds to terrorism’s biggest sponsor (Iran), so it couldn’t fund...