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Wednesday, 22 November

20:08

Democrat Congressman Bob Brady Accused of Rigging Pennsylvania Election The Last Refuge

Oh, this is SWAMPY and the timing is epic.  Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Brady is a ranking member of the Committee on House Administration which oversees settlements paid by Congress for sexual discrimination and harassment complaints. Additionally, representative Brady is Continue reading

20:00

President Trump is rapidly reshaping Americas judiciary! Fellowship of the Minds

A main reason why I voted for Donald John Trump last November 8th has to do with the courts not just the Supreme Court, but also the circuit courts across America that wield profound influence over Americans lives. Whereas Continue reading

19:45

Guess Who Thought Trump Was Paid By Putin? Booman Tribune

As I was perusing the New York Times article on Rep. Dana Rohrabachers woes, I was reminded that back on June 15th, 2016, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was captured on tape confiding with Paul Ryan, Evan McMullin and others that he swore to God that Vladimir Putin was paying Rohrabacher and also Donald Trump. When the recording leaked, the House leadership tried to explain it away by saying it was just an attempt at humor. But McCarthy was serious and Ryan immediately swore everyone present to secrecy.

Some of the lawmakers laughed at McCarthys comment. Then McCarthy quickly added: Swear to God.

Ryan instructed his Republican lieutenants to keep the conversation private, saying: No leaks. ... This is how we know were a real family here.

The remarks remained secret for nearly a year.

With the daily deluge of news and the constant exposure of new damaging facts, its easy to forget little details like the fact that the House leadership suspected Trump and Rohrabacher of being on the Kremlin payroll. They have, however, followed up on the Rohrabacher end of things. Theyve limited his travel, and Rep. Ed Royce, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, fired Rohrabachers top committee aide, Paul Behrends, because of his ties to pro-Russian lobbyists.

On the other hand, theyve done precious little about Trump.

I want to do a little something here that I think will help you visualize the moment in time when McCarthy said Trump was being paid by Putin and Paul Ryan swore everyone to secrecy. That meeting occurred on 6/15/16, but I want to extend the timeline a bit in both directions so you can see what was going on and put McCarthys comments into their proper context.

Were going to be looking at a pretty consequential two-week period of time.  Its important to know that just prior to the start of our timeline here, on May 26th, Trump finally secured the majority of the GOP delegates he needed to win the nomination. Also, you should know that on June 3rd, WikiLeaks...

Why Politicizing the U.S. Census Is Dangerous Booman Tribune

Let me ask you an honest question. What do you think about this argument? Lets say I tried to convince you that competitive elections are bad for America. That seems counterintuitive, right? Wouldnt it be better if politicians had to earn reelection through performance and they could be easily voted out if they became embroiled in scandal? How might I go about convincing you that other factors outweigh these sensible considerations?

In his 2008 book, Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections are Bad for America, [Prof. Thomas Brunell] argued that partisan districts packed with like-minded voters actually lead to better representation than ones more evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, because fewer voters in partisan districts cast a vote for a losing candidate. He has also argued that ideologically packed districts should be called fair districts and admits that his stance on competitive elections makes him something of an outlier among political scientists, who largely support competitive elections.

Im tempted not to take that argument seriously at all since Im positive its made in bad faith. But there is at least something within it thats defensible, which is the idea that its a good thing rather than a bad thing when a larger percentage of the electorate in a given district feels like theyre getting the representation that they want.

Taken in isolation, this is an attractive concept. But it fails to account for two other important concepts: legitimacy and disenfranchisement.

What they offer instead is a distinct Republican advantage, which is why Prof. Brunell wrote a book in defense of them.

If you have any doubt about this, read on:

Brunell, a registered Republican, has criticized partisan gerrymandering in his work. But the GOP has repeatedly used his...

Honoring What You Love Booman Tribune

I have two stepsons who are in their twenties. When they were teenagers, I noticed that one of their least favorite holiday presents was the iTunes gift card. They could barely feign gratitude and they left the things unused. When I enquired about why they didnt want free music, they explained that they could get all the free music they wanted online, and they didnt need to download it song-by-song but could get whole albums just as easily.

My first thought was that this was some kind of illicit revival of Napster which I thought had been resolved all the way back in 2000 with the resolution of Metallica v. Napster. Peer-to-peer sharing of this type was illegal, so how could my kids be doing this? Soon enough I realized, however, that I was witnessing a generational change and that almost no one their age was buying music anymore.

My next thought was that the legal system had been overwhelmed by digital pirating and that musicians would soon be starving to death.  The problem, I discovered, was so pervasive that there was really no point in me as a parent trying to fight against it.  All that was left was to figure out how it might soon devastate writers.

Of course, the news industry had been staggering from the digital revolution for some time by that point, trying to find a way to avoid giving away its product for free.  They explored paywalls and premium content, all the while trimming payroll and closing foreign desks.  Nothing appeared to work, and unpunished pirating seemed like it would close off or undermine some of the few solutions that were being explored with some success.

The music industry had to adapt, and the patch so far has been for musicians to pretty much give up on selling CDs and instead focus on getting people to pay to see live performances.  They tour more and they charge much more for their concerts.

This is interesting because if basically follows the model of the Grateful Dead. They were an improvisational band that did not perform well in the studio, so they spent less time making albums and more time touring the country, often doing ninety or more shows a year.  They were unique in that they made no effort to keep people from taping and trading recordings of their concerts, and saw it as a way to increase their exposure and popularity.  They didnt charge more for their concerts, instead making up for their lost record sales revenue by having a higher volume of shows.

This past week, I looked into seeing a Dead & Company show in Philadelphia. This is an ensemble that includes three members from the original band, including their rhythm guitar...

Dead Seven Years, Robert Byrd Lives On Booman Tribune

Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia would have been one hundred years old today, so it seems like a good time to look back on his career and think about how he is still relevant in our present era. Ira Shapiro has done that in an excellent piece that traces Byrd from his 1917 birth in South Carolina to his death in 2010. As part of that article, Shapiro has a lengthy exploration of the Byrd Rule which I wont try to replicate here. Whats more important is to understand why the rule became necessary, and Shapiro explains that in an admirably concise manner:

Byrds belief in process and procedure was also why he was a key player in producing and enacting the Budget Control and Impoundment Act of 1974. He recognized that if Congress could not produce an overall budget, it would inevitably cede power to the executive branch. He was willing to tolerate a Budget Act that established procedures that were an exception to the normal Senate rules. But when Byrd saw the reconciliation procedure being abused by the Reagan administration, he moved quickly to limit the use of reconciliation by ensuring that it could only be used for budget purposes and not for extraneous matters.

That little paragraph makes it easy to see both why the Trump administration and the Republican congressional leadership have pursued the budget reconciliation process to repeal Obamacare and enact tax reform and why they have found the effort so vexatious. As the Senate became more polarized by party in the 1970s, it became necessary to relax Senate rules to assure that some agreement on a budget could be achieved, because without any agreement on spending priorities, the administration would be forced or enabled to make those decisions unilaterally. As a result, the filibuster was eliminated for budget bills. Of course, this was immediately exploited by senators who saw their goals thwarted by the need to win a supermajority of votes and things were attached to the budget reconciliation bills that could not have passed during regular order.

Byrds solution was to empower the parliamentarian to strike things from reconciliation bills that had no obvious budgetary impact. He also found a way to cut down on shenanigans, like building out legislation that looks affordable in the short term but comes with giant balloon payments down the line. He did this by making sure that budget bills had to balance after ten years. Of course, accomplishing these things through rule-writing may sound easy but it actually required a large amount of intelligence and imagination. Byrd had both in abundance, but even he couldnt anticipate every way in which the rules could be bent to violate the spirit of what he was trying to achieve.

I have written almost incessantly this year about the novel dual-budget reconciliation process...

19:41

When you cant tell the truth, anonymity is your rescue Neritam

The liberty we know as Freedom of Speech, when written into law, only says that your government cannot retaliate against you for speaking your mind. But your friends and family can, and would. When people have something important to say that cant be said, privacy and anonymity are the liberties that make it possible to []

19:21

YOU TUBE CRISIS ACTORS TRY TO DISCREDIT APRIL LAJUNE. MAJOR FAIL! THE MARSHALL REPORT

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Reports railing against and down right attacking with no real substance of truth have collectively been spewed out in an attempt to discredit an honest and fact finding investigative reporter, April LaJune.

LaJune has a large following of people who want to know what is going on and appreciate her refreshing updates. They are to the point, up front and factual.

Collectively, and all at once, a group of what now appear to be You Tube shills, blasted their liar accusations, complete with twisting Aprils words beyond the shape of a pretzel ,out into You Tube land and beyond via a few scathing blog posts. They had fun skewing her words and trying to roast her, although their attempt went sour when the only thing they had on her were their own twisted words and liar interpretations.  The same as we have seen from the MSM on President Trump. Well, meet the pretzel makers.  For what its worth. take a hard look at the accusers and then decide who did what and when. Note: George Webbs name was used by many who allegedly chimed in with the othersand since he has been doing a lot of shill workit is important to be aware of his ties.

 

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19:06

Joe Arpaio is a symbol of domestic terrorism Neritam

Ahead of Trumps speech in Phoenix on Tuesday, there was much speculation that Trump would pardon Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt of court for defying an order to stop his deputies from detaining people on suspicion of being undocumented. While he didnt pardon Arpaio on Tuesday, Trump hinted during his speech []

19:01

Midnight Meme Of The Day! DownWithTyranny!


-by Noah

Tonight's meme goes a long way in explaining how Alabama got where it is right this moment. Sure, it's a joke, but, then, maybe it isn't.

Don't you love it when the South gets all uppity about being stereotyped as a bunch of racist, inbred, barefoot, backward yahoos? Well, every damn time we people with a more diversified gene pool start to thinkin' that maybe, just maaayybee, places like Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, the Carolinas, and Georgia are about to catch up with, at least, say, the 1980s, well, there they go again! This Judge Roy Moore thing shows us that Alabama might as well be some wacko country in the Middle East, wedged somewhere in the 14th century between Iran and Pakistan. Better yet, let's just call it Al Abama and stick it in one of the isolated tribal mountain areas of Afghanistan.

The inbreeding thing was always a big part of jokes about the South, but, I have to admit that I had forgotten about the pedophilia factor. Then, I think of Louisiana's Jerry Lee Lewis marrying his 14 year old cousin. We guess things just haven't changed.

Al Abama's eager embrace of their defiant pedophile candidate shocks and dismays normal people. So does the emphatic jihadist support that Moore gets from fanatical Christian fundamentalists, people who are so much like the Taliban that one would have to be forgiven if they couldn't readily tell the difference between the two. Really, can you look at those Duck Dynasty freaks and others like them throughout the south and not think they look and sound like Muslim terrorists? They even sport the same beards, not to mention the bad case of crazy eyes. But, shouldn't we have seen it coming? I mean, just look at how many times we've seen clips of southerners parading around in th...

18:05

No Two Sides about It, Confederate Statues Must Come Down Neritam

One of the enduring images of the 2000s was that of American Marines purportedly helping a group of Iraqi civilians tumble the statue of Saddam Hussein at Firdos Square in Baghdad in April 2003. British journalist Robert Fisk famously described the scene as the most staged photo opportunity since Iwo Jima. Questions as to why []

17:27

The biggest problem in America is white domestic terrorism Neritam

Life After Hate On Wednesday night, a thousand people gathered for a candlelight vigil at the University of Virginia campus to call for peace, later marching on the same route used by neo-Nazis and white nationalists in their torchlight march last Friday. Earlier in the day, a memorial service was held in Charlottesville to remember []

17:11

Fed Fears New Record High Credit Bubble Danielle DiMartino Booth Greg Hunters USAWatchdog

By Greg Hunters USAWatchdog.com Former Federal Reserve insider Danielle DiMartino Booth says the record high stock and bond prices make the Fed nervous because its fearful of popping this record high credit bubble. DiMartino Booth says, The Feds biggest fear is they know darn well this much credit has built up in the background, and []

16:20

November 22nd 2017 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #307 The Last Refuge

In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for Presidential Politics. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and Continue reading

16:19

Colonialisms new clothes Neritam

Since 2002, African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries have negotiated a reciprocal free trade agreement known as the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). While it was marketed as the magic bullet towards the ACP countries industrialisation and development, it is in fact an unfair agreement that is anchored in a colonial []

16:19

Roy Moore Campaign Officials Hold Press Conference (Video) The Last Refuge

Alabama campaign officials who support Roy Moore held a press conference yesterday to outline the reason for their continued support.  Additionally, several officials confronted and deconstructed the accusations. The audio is a little sketchy in the beginning:

16:15

Wednesday November 22nd Open Thread The Last Refuge

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those Continue reading

16:01

Thanksgiving for JFK LewRockwell

If he had lived, President John F. Kennedy would have been 100 years old this year.  At Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, his family would be raising a glass in his honor.

But as we all know, he was murdered in Dallas, Texas on this date November 22nd in 1963.  A true war hero twice over, he risked his life to save his men in World War II, and then, after a radical turn toward peace-making in the last year of his life, he died in his own country at the hands of his domestic enemies as a soldier in a non-violent struggle for peace and reconciliation for all people across the world.

But we can still celebrate, mourn, and offer thanksgiving for his courageous witness.  When we gather tomorrow to give thanks, we should remember today the profound significance of the date and the absent presence of a man whose death, dark and bloody as it was, is a sign of hope in these dark times. For if John Kennedy had not had the spiritual conscience to secretly carry-on a back channel letter correspondence with Nikita Khrushchev, facilitated by Pope John XXIII, we very well might not be here, having been incinerated in a nuclear holocaust.

Hope?  Not because he was assassinated, but why he was assassinated.

If you find my assertion about the CIA audacious and absurd, first read James Douglasss JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, a book widely regarded as the best book on the assassination and its meaning.  Read it very closely and slowly.  Check all his sources, read his endnotes, and analyze his logic.  Approach his meticulous research as if you agreed with Gandhis saying that truth is God and God is truth. Try to refute Douglass. You will be stymied. Then read David Talbots The Devils Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of Americas Secret Government for further clarification. You will come away from these two books profoundly shaken to your core.  Be a truth-seeker, if you are not one already.

Or if you prefer, call me a conspiracy theorist, as the CIA wants, since it was the Agency that produced CIA Dispatch # 1035-960.  Most Americans, writes Professor Lance deHaven-Smith of Florida State University, will be shocked to learn that the conspiracy theory label was popularized as a pejorative term by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in a propaganda campaign initiated in 1967.  This program was aimed at critics of the Warren Commission.  The CIA requested that its own people and corpor...

The Diversity Mania LewRockwell

A common feature of our time is the extent to which many in our nation have become preoccupied with diversity. But true diversity obsession, almost a mania, is found at our institutions of higher learning. Rather than have a knee-jerk response for or against diversity, I think we should ask just what is diversity and whether its a good thing. How do we tell whether a college, a department or another unit within a college is diverse or not? What exemptions from diversity are permitted?

Seeing as college presidents and provosts are the main diversity pushers, we might start with their vision of diversity. Ask your average college president or provost whether he even bothers promoting political diversity among faculty. Ill guarantee that if he is honest and even bothers to answer the question he will say no. According to a recent study, professors who are registered Democrats outnumber their Republican counterparts by a 12-1 ratio (http://tinyurl.com/gpp4svq). In some departments, such as history, Democratic professors outnumber their Republican counterparts by a 33-1 ratio.

There is one area of college life where administrators demonstrate utter contempt for diversity, and thats in sports. It is by no means unusual to watch a Saturday afternoon college basketball game and see that the starting five on both teams are black. White players, not to mention Asian players, are underrepresented. Similar underrepresentation is practiced in college football. Where you find whites overrepresented in both sports is on the cheerleading squads, which are mostly composed of white women. If you were to explore this lack of racial diversity in sports with a college president, he might answer, We look for the best players, and it so happens that blacks dominate. I would totally agree but ask him whether the same policy of choosing the best applies to the colleges admissions policy. Of course, the honest answer would be a flat-out no.

The most important issue related to college diversity obsession is what happens to black students. Black parents should not allow their sons and daughters to fall victim to the diversity hustle, even if the diversity hustler is a black official of the college. Black parents should not allow their sons and daughters to attend a college where they would not be admitted if they were white. A good rule of thumb is not to all...

Explaining Postmodernism LewRockwell

In listening to Jordan Peterson over the last few months, he has often commented on the destructive philosophy of post-modernism, a philosophy that in his view is the force behind the cultural destruction underway in the west.

Prior to hearing this from him, my knowledge on the matter went to the cultural Marxists of the Frankfurt School and, before this, Antonio Gramsci.  Peterson is aware of these influences, but for him the Post-Modernists are todays driving force.

What is meant by postmodernism?

Postmodernism is difficult to define, because to define it would violate the postmodernists premise that no definite terms, boundaries, or absolute truths exist.

Are nationalism, politics, religion, and war the result of a primitive human mentality? Is truth an illusion? How can Christianity claim primacy or dictate morals? The list of concerns goes on and on.

It seems both an infinite number of realities and no realities all at the same time.  No wonder it is difficult to define.

I have been thinking about this post from the first time I heard the subject mentioned by Peterson.  Even setting aside the normal life that often gets in the way of writing, this has been a subject that I have had to let stew in the old noodle for a while.  I offer the following as an initial foray into a subject that I do not yet understand very well.

I have found a few helpful resources on the topic and will reference two of these in this post.  With this, lets begin.

Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault, by Stephen R. C. Hicks, a book review by David Gordon

A more thorough definition and explanation of this philosophy:

Hicks tells us exactly what he means by postmodernism: Metaphysically, postmodernism is anti-realist, holding that it is impossible to speak meaningfully about an independently existing reality. Postmodernism substitutes instead a social-linguistic, constructionist account of reality. Epistemologically, having rejected the notion of an independently existing reality, postmodernism denies that reason or any other method is a means of acquiring direct knowledge of that reality. . . . Postmodern accounts of human nature are consistently col...

America a god-Nation? LewRockwell

How stands John Winthrops city upon a hill this Thanksgiving?

How stands the country that was to be a light unto the nations?

To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic.

Todays great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be, and whether the confessed sins of Sen. Al Franken are as great as the alleged sins of Judge Roy Moore.

On both questions, the divide is, as ever, along partisan lines.

What is our civil rights issue, and who are todays successors to the Freedom Riders of the 60s? Millionaire NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem to dishonor the flag of their country to protest racist cops.

And what was the great cultural issue of summer and fall?

An ideological clamor to tear down memorials and monuments to the European discoverers of America, any Founding Father who owned slaves and any and all Confederate soldiers and statesmen.

Stained-glass windows of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have been removed from the National Cathedral. Plaques to Lee and George Washington have been taken down from the walls of the Episcopal church in Alexandria where both men worshipped.

But the city that bears Washingtons name is erecting a new statue on Pennsylvania Avenue to honor the four-term mayor who served time on a cocaine charge: Marion Shepilov Barry.

Whatever side one may take on these questions, can a country so preoccupied and polarized on such pursuits be taken seriously as a claimant to be the exceptional nation, a model to which the world should look and aspire?

Contrast the social, cultural and moral morass in which America is steeped with the disciplined proceedings and clarity of purpose, direction and goals of our 21st-century rival: Xi Jinpings China.

before the liberating cultural revolution of the 1960s.

Yet President Trump ran on a pledge to Make America Great Again, implying that while the America he grew up in was great, in the time of Barack Obama it no longer was. And he won.

Certainly, the issues America dealt with half a century ago seem more momentous than what consumes us today.

Consider the matters that riveted America in the summer and fall of 1962, when this columnist began to write editorials for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. What was the civil rights issue of that day?

In September of 62, Gov. Ross Barnett decided not to allow Air Force vet James Meredith to become the first black student at Ole Miss. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sent U.S. Marshals to escort Meredith in.

Hundreds of demonstrators arrived on campus to jo...

Repeal the Second Amendment? LewRockwell

After the horrific shooting in Las Vegas last month, congressional Democrats, progressive pundits, and liberal activists, predictably and immediately, began calling for more, and more draconian, gun-control laws.

It is long past time for Congress to take action on gun safety to save innocent lives, said Bernie Sanders. According to Igor Volsky of Guns Down and the Center for American Progress: Its not enough to just limit the kind of people who own guns. You have to go after the guns themselves. Guns are the problem. Joe Biden opined: How long do we let gun violence tear families apart? Enough. Congress & the WH should act now to save lives. Theres no excuse for inaction. Black Lives Matter agitator and New York Daily News columnist Shaun King blamed the shooting on white privilege.

But the strangest reaction did not come from a Democrat, a progressive, or a liberal. It came from a conservative. Bret L. Stephens joined the New York Times as an op-ed columnist in 2017 after a long career with the Wall Street Journal. Stephens, a neoconservative, argues in his book America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder that America should be the worlds policeman.

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, titled Repeal the Second Amendment, Stephens declares that he has never understood the conservative fetish for the Second Amendment. From a law-and-order standpoint, more guns means more murder. From a personal-safety standpoint, more guns means less safety. From a national-security standpoint, the Amendments suggestion that a well-regulated militia is necessary to the security of a free State, is quaint. From a personal liberty standpoint, the idea that an armed citizenry is the ultimate check on the ambitions and encroachments of government power is curious.

Stephens correctly points out the endless liberal errors of fact:
  • There is no gun-show loophole per se; its a private-sale loophole, in other words the right to sell your own stuff.
  • The civilian AR-15 is not a true assault rifle, and banning such r...

What Happened to My Profession? LewRockwell

Car journalist were once upon a time car guys. They were not Safety Nags, indistinguishable from Ralph Nader or Joan Claybrook.

Today, they are indistinguishable. Might as well be Ralph. Or Joan.

Keith Crain, for example. He is the editor of Automotive News  which isnt really. It would be more accurate to style it, Automotive Hate  because Crain doesnt much like cars or driving them.

He likes saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety.

And wants more of it to be mandated. Automated emergency braking, for instance. This is technology which uses radar or other proximity sensors to detect another car or object within the orbit of a vehicle; if the driver does not brake when the computer/programming thinks he ought to brake, the computer/programming will apply the brakes automatically. Peremptorily. Usually when there is no need to do so the object in the path of the vehicle being (typically) astronomical units distant.

The system is set up to brake like a glaucomic old lady with no depth perception or capacity to judge time-distance relationships might.

For saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety.

This, of course, is all accompanied by frantic flashing lights and beeps. The system cannot be switched off.

Crain writes:

This technology has not only been developed, but it is offered on many vehicles today. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have a voluntary agreement with 20 automakers to standardize automated braking by 2022.

The problem is that automated braking is mainly sold as an extra-cost option or as part of a cruise control system, i.e., adaptive cruise control. IIHS estimates that only 1 percent of registered vehicles on the road today have automated braking.

In my opinion, if an automaker has developed automatic braking and can install it as an option, then it can make the technology standard on all its vehicles.

If it adds to the cost of the vehicle then so be it. Just raise the price of the vehicle!

I dont know of any company that offers as optional equipment seat belts or airbags or any of the other life-saving devices that have been developed over the years.

There is something wrong with a company having the ability to save lives and choosing not to do so. The driving public deserves all the latest safety systems available.

The government will eventually mandate such systems anyway. Car companies that do not offer these systems as standard are making a big mistake.

Italics added.

This Clover isnt satisfied that the saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety...

The Pentagrams Ally in Fact LewRockwell

Americans have been living in a country that has not known peace since 9/11, when President George W. Bush and his posse of neoconservatives delivered the message to the world that you are either with us or against us. The threat was coupled with flurry of hastily conceived legislation that opened the door to the unconstitutional war on terror carried out at the whim of the Chief Executive, a conflict which was from the start conceived of as a global military engagement without end.

Bush and his handlers might not have realized it at the time but they were initiating a completely new type of warfare. To be sure, there would be fighting on the ground worldwide against an ideologically driven enemy somewhat reminiscent of communism, but there would also be included regime change of governments in countries that were not completely on board with the direction coming out of Washington. Instead of invading and occupying a country in the old-fashioned way, so the thinking went, far better to just knock off the top levels and let the natives sort things out while acting under direction from the pros in Washington.

Even though regime change in Iraq and Afghanistan did not work out very well, Bush saw himself as a triumphant war leader with his vainglorious Mission Accomplished, and he later dubbed himself the decider. He insisted that his reelection in 2004 when running against a weak John Kerry was a validation of his policies by the American people, but one has to wonder how many voters really understood that they were signing on for perpetual war that would of necessity also diminish their most cherished liberties.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and U.S. President Barack Obama followed Bush and made it clear that there would be no stepping back from a policy of proactively protecting the American people. Obama and his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton destroyed Libya, a disaster that is still playing out, increased involvement in Syria, and introduced death by drone for both American citizens who have transgressed and random foreigners who fit a profile. And to eliminate any pushback to what he was doing, Obama relied on invoking the state secrets privilege to block legal challenges more times than all his predecessors in office combined.

And now we have President Donald Trump, whose foreign policy is particularly unarticulated, though in many ways similar to that of his predecessors. The United States is increasing its involvement in Afghanistan, where it has been engaged for longer than in any previous war, is threatening both Iran and North Korea with annihilation, and is hopelessly entangled in Trumps pledge to completely eliminate ISIS. Indeed, destroying ISIS (and al-Qaeda) has been the one clearly articulated part of the Trump foreign policy, though there are also occasional assertions that it should be accompanied by yet one more try at regime change in Damascus.

And the grand tradition of using...

Study: Women Are Attracted to White Men LewRockwell

study at Coventry and Aberystwyth universities in the United Kingdom, published in Feminist Media Studies in August, drew a completely unremarkable conclusion; women (and gay men) are attracted to men with muscles and money.

That this has been true throughout human history appears to have escaped the feminist researchers.  And therein lies the real story.  The feminists believe that women should be attracted to emotionally engaged men who may be awkward around women but exhibit the politically correct attitude.

Newsweek:

The guy candy posted on the website were mostly white men despite London being a multicultural city indicating that white male privilege is still an attractive quality.

No, it doesnt.  What it indicates is that the people snapping the pictures of mostly white men were probably white themselves, since race plays a significant role in sexual attraction.

The photos and comments focused on the mens biceps, pecs and chest as well as perceived sexual ability. Items that indicated wealth such as smart suits, watches and phones were emphasized. Pictures showing other representations of masculinity, such as fatherhood, and more emotional and awkward-appearing men were far less frequent.

This celebration of masculine capital is achieved through humor and the knowing wink, but the outcome is a reaffirmation of mens position in society, lead author Adrienne Evans from the Coventry Universitys Centre for Postdigital Cultures said in a statement. The problem, according to Evans, is that although it appears as though we have moved forward, our desires are still mostly about money and strength.

The feminists believe that sexual attraction should be an adaptive behavior, not instinctual.  The millions of years of human evolution that has created numerous nonverbal and subconscious signals being given to males by women and the subsequent nonverbal and subconscious signals returned by the males  doesnt appear to matter.  Women should be able to overcome this politically incorrect view of men and consciously become attracted to metrosexual male feminists or whatever the feminist ideal of men is.

...

Killer Robots, Using Facial Recognition To Slaughter People LewRockwell

Killer robots capable of using facial recognition before slaughtering people will be devastating to humankind, a top professor warned.

Professor Stuart Russell, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) expert at the University of California, said allowing machines to kill humans would endanger freedom and security.

He remarked on the chilling vision following an appearance at the end of a short film which explores how AI could be used to take out targeted individuals.

The film, entitled Slaughterbots , shows a dystopian future where tiny drones are programmed to carry out mass killings.

It was shown at a United Nations summit that heard stark warnings about the growing danger of killer drone attacks.

Professor Russell states: This short film is more than just speculation, it shows the results of integrating and miniaturising technologies that we already have.

Ive worked in AI for more than 35 years. Its potential to benefit humanity is enormous, even in defence.

But allowing machines to choose to kill humans will be devastating to our security and freedom thousands of my fellow researchers agree.

We have an opportunity to prevent the future you just saw, but the window to act is closing fast.

Slaughterbots was filmed around Edinburgh and features an attack on students in the city.

Campaigners hope that the film will help bolster the case for a global ban on lethal weapons systems.

The seven-minute film, produced by the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots, shows a classroom full of students being murdered after a swarm of drones are launched.

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Chicken Soup Still Works LewRockwell

Unfortunately, everyones least favorite season is upon uscold and flu season. Its those few months where everyone around you is sniffling, coughing, or sneezing. Everywhere you turn, someone is fighting something and youre on the defense to ensure you dont catch what they are giving out. The problem with cold and flu season is that those pesky germs are invisible to the eye, and so unknowingly to you, you are allowing those germs to enter your body and temporarily take over leaving you feeling sick and miserable.

As precautionary methods, you wash your hands more, cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze, and bundle up when heading outdoors. But is this enough? You want to make sure that your immune system is working its best to be able to fight any pesky bacteria or virus that even dares to enter. For this reason, give it an added boost by implementing these immune-boosting foods into your diet.

Immune-boosting foods to prevent cold and flu

Yogurt: Yogurt provides good bacteria and having more good bacteria means a stronger immune system to be able to fight off illness.

Eggs: Eggs are packed with zinc, which is known to reduce symptoms related to a cold. Start stocking up on eggs within 24 hours of feeling something coming on.

Cauliflower: Cauliflower naturally helps your body create more antioxidants, which can help you fight off illness.

Seafood: Tuna, salmon, and oysters contain nutrients, which can activate T-cells.

Hot beverages: Many teas are high in antioxidants, which can help you fight off illness. Furthermore, adding lemon or honey to your hot beverages can provide other soothing relief and benefits.

Spicy food: When dealing with congestion, opt for something spicy, as it will help break all that mucus up.

Fennel: Fennel is quite high in essential vitamins that boost your immune system. Some studies have shown that nutrients in fennel help your immune cells work more efficiently too.

Carrots and sweet potatoes: Carrots and sweet potatoes may be what the doctor ordered to improve congestion and sore throats.

Red bell peppers: Red bell peppers have double the amount of vitamin C than oranges, so they may very well be your new go-to for illness fighting.

Garlic: The components found in garlic have been found to help reduce your risk of colds during the winter.

Chicken soup: This is the ultimate go-to comfort food, along with immune booster because it allows you to mix all the other immune-boosting foods such as chicken, carrots, garlic, peppers, and even spice to create illnesses worst enemy.

Brussels sprouts: Nutrients in Brussels sprouts not only keep your immune system healthy, but they help to prevent...

The End of Merkel Is Nigh LewRockwell

This is a headline Ive been waiting to write for six years.  German Chancellor Emeritus Angela Merkel cant put a bad coalition together.  This is the result of an election that saw populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) rise and the Social Democrats, led by Soros-stooge Martin Schultz, fall.

Now the Free Democrats (FDP), led by Christian Lidner, understand just how strong their position is.  They dont have to make a bad deal with Merkel to get a seat at the table only to have to share it with the ideologically-opposite Greens.  They can force a re-vote, see their standing rise, along with AfD and go for a far bigger piece of the pie.

But, ultimately, if Merkels CDU/CSU coalition party is to stay together, and theres no guarantee of that anymore, it will have to dump Merkel herself if it wants to survive as a voting bloc.

Moreover, the CSU, led by Bavarian Governer Horst Seehofer, could break off from the CDU making any kind of coalition building impossible without a re-vote.

Merkel-isms Last Stand

The only thing this article by the Washington Post gets right is that the decision now falls to President Frank-Walter Steinmeyer.  It lays out three scenarios, none of which include the obvious, a re-vote.  But, that is anathema to the Deep-State on both sides of the Atlantic so it is ignored by the Post.

A re-vote, however, is what is likely on the table.  The powers-that-be in Europe will forestall that for as long as possible and try to drag this through the Bundestag in the hope that Merkel can win the ability to form a minority government.  But, frankly, I dont see why anyone would want that other than to block any access to power by AfD.

With a minority government AfDs voting bloc of nearly 100 seats puts it in a very strong position to begin cutting deals with the other parties, who publicly, say they would never work with them.

So, the reality of a re-vote is high. And that means gains for all of the so-called conservative German parties The CSU, FDP and AfD.  The nightmare scenario for everyone is AfD rising above 15% in any re-vote.  Stripping out the CSUs 6.8%, Merkels CDU only got 26.8% of the vote in September.

Falure to put a government together is not going to improve the CDUs standing.  While the FDP, CSU and AfD all stand to gain to ensure that Merkelism is thoroughly rejected.  The Social Democrats have cut their own throats, first by entering into the grand coalition with Merkel after the last election and now after running Schultz as an obvi...

Can You Ace This Numeracy Test? LewRockwell

For most of us numeracy tests are a distant memory, so you may need to swot up before taking on this tricky quiz.

The new test shared by Playbuzz challenges your knowledge of maths, and only a select few will make it to the end unaided.

The quizs creator, Michael Rodgers, claims just three per cent of the population will be able to ace his test without the help of a calculator.

The 15 sums include multiplication, subtraction, percentages and division taking you straight back to childhood maths lessons.

Think youre smart enough to pass? Scroll down to take the test. Answers are at the bottom and no cheating!

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16:00

Why Is Paul Ryan Trying To Harm The Electric Car Industry With His Tax Scam? DownWithTyranny!


Ryan's Tax Scam certainly picks winner and losers-- it is designed that way-- and although people in blue states like California, New York, New Jersey and Illinois are singled out for the worst treatment, people who drive electric cars are also targeted. Yesterday, Autolist.com released a study showing that that electric vehicles will be hard hit by Ryan's scam. The survey of 23,217 vehicle owners found that political Independents reported feeling 6.7% more financially burdened than Republicans and 1.34% more burdened than Democrats. Similarly, women on average reported feeling 6.2% more financially burdened than men by the cost of vehicle ownership.
Republicans feel 5% less burdened by the cost of vehicle ownership than the average owner; by contrast, Independents are the group that feel the most burdened.
60% of Democrats and 51% of Independents are willing to pay higher taxes for road quality improvements; by contrast, only 47% of Republicans are willing to do so.
Women are 6% more burdened by the cost of vehicle ownership than men.
The average used electric vehicle sells 26.4 days faster than a used gasoline vehicle; however, with elimination of the tax credit, competition gets considerably more difficult for used EVs, impacting their value proposition.
The study also looked at the impact the plan would have on electric vehicles given the proposed elimination of the $7,500 EV tax break. Currently, used electric vehicles on-average sell 26.4 days faster than gasoline vehicles. However, with projected higher resale values, competition gets significantly more challenging. For...

15:23

BREAKING: Pressure Grows On John Conyers To Resign As Liberal Detroit Paper Declares His Tenure As A Member Of Congress Must End Now GotNews

The pressure continues to mount on embattled Congressman John Conyers to resign after the editorial board of the Detroit Free Press, a local liberal paper, has demanded his resignation. The piece notes Conyers long and complicated legacy in southeast Michigan and the U.S. Congress, referencing both his civil rights activism and power as a legislator as []

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15:21

Ranking Member of House Judiciary Committee Im Immediately Calling For an Investigation Into FBIs Special Treatment of Hillary (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Last week, a report by The Hills John Solomon revealed FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe gave Hillary Clintons email investigation special status.

According to The Hill, the FBI refuses to clarify what McCabe meant by labeling the Clinton probe special

The Hill reports:

McCabes Oct. 23, 2016, email to press officials in the FBI said the probe was under the control of a small group of high-ranking people at the FBIs headquarters in Washington.

As I now know the decision was made to investigate it at HQ with a small team, McCabe wrote in the email. He said he had no input when the Clinton email investigation started in summer 2015, while he was serving as assistant director in charge of the FBIs Washington office.

[The Washington office] provided some personnel for the effort but it was referred to as a special and I was not given any details about it, he wrote.

Rep. Gaetz (R-FL), a ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee said to Laura Ingraham Tuesday evening, I am immediately calling for an investigation into the special treatment that the FBI gave Hillary Clinton.

Video:

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14:49

Does size matter? Bigger cod contains more mercury Neritam

The Norwegian Institute of Water Research (NIVA) has been monitoring the mercury levels in the Oslofjord cod since 1984. Their latest research article says that there is an increase in mercury over the last thirty years. The average length of the sampled Oslofjord cod has increased over the last decades, and this might be the []

14:42

US Spends $250 Million per Day for the War on Terror Neritam

The Department of Defense has spent more than $1.46 trillion for direct war-related costs since September 11, 2001, according to the latest Pentagon tabulation of war costs obtained by Secrecy News. The 74-page DoD report provides extensive and detailed reporting on war-related appropriations and expenditures. The current total includes $83 billion in classified spending, the []

14:40

THIRD TUESDAY POLL Shows Judge Roy Moore with 10 Point Lead Over Liberal Doug Jones After Accuser Allegations Fall Apart The Gateway Pundit

After a week of headlines the horrific 38-year-old allegations against Judge Roy Moore are falling apart.

But now it looks like EVERY SINGLE DETAIL in Gloria Allreds accuser allegations against Roy Moore have been debunked.
Beverly Nelson was not telling the truth.

And Alabama voters are paying attention.
Roy Moore now leads ultra-liberal Doug Jones from 6 to 33 points in three new polls.

** Judge Roy Moore maintains a six point lead over ultra-liberal Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election according to a Breitbart poll of 11,000 likely voters released today.

** Judge Roy Moore jumped to a 33 point lead on the PredictIt market following President Trumps nod today.

** And Judge Roy Moore holds a 10 point lead in the latest Emerson College Survey.

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14:24

SWAMPTASTIC! Dem Congressman Who Oversees Sexual Harassment Settlements is Under FBI Investigation The Gateway Pundit

It turns out that the Democrat swamp creature who oversees Congressional sexual harassment settlements is under FBI investigation.

Democrat Congressman Bob Brady of Pennsylvania is under FBI investigation for false statements, conspiracy and campaign fraud, Newsweek reported.

Brady is apparently Congress most trusted man to oversee sexual harassment cases. Amazing.

Via Newsweek:

Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Brady, who oversees the settlements paid by Congress for sexual discrimination complaints, is under FBI investigation for false statements, conspiracy and campaign fraud, documents showed Tuesday.

Brady, a Democrat, is a ranking member of the Committee on House Administration, which gives him power over settlement payments with taxpayer dollars. The office also works to prevent sexual harassment in Congress.

The FBI obtained a search warrant for Bradys emails.

There is probable cause to believe that Brady and his associates were involved in the commission of several crimes, including conspiracy, false statements, producing false records, false campaign contribution reports, and violating limits on campaign contributions and expenditures, the court papers say. Bradys email account is likely to contain evidence of these crimes.

Bradys campaign associates were also indicted last month.

A man like Bob Brady can easily be bribed or blackmailed since he is compromised. He is not fit to be in a position of power over other men who are desperate to make their sexual harassment cases disappear. This dynamic further stacks up against female victims who are abused and intimidated by powerful men in DC.

Is there anyone left in DC who isnt a sexual predator, under FBI investigation and or a complete fraud? How do we have any faith in the system when the men in charge are equally corrupt?

Mr. President, we beg you.please DRAIN THE ENTIRE SWAMP!

The post...

14:17

Democrat Stalwart Representative John Conyers Admits Settlements But Refutes Sexual Harassment Claims The Last Refuge

This one is going to be a tough call for the Democrat apparatus.  88-year-old Representative John Conyers is the longest serving member of the house, and generally insulated from criticism by the congressional black caucus and identity politics. Initially on Continue reading

14:02

Three More Women Step Forward To Outline Sexual Harassment By Charlie Rose CBS Fires Figurehead The Last Refuge

CBS has fired long-time figurehead Charlie Rose as three more victims come forward to outline his history of sexual harassment.  Additionally, PBS and Bloomberg news have also dropped Rose from their media networks. (Via CBS)  CBS News has fired CBS Continue reading

14:02

Thoughts And Prayers For Weasel Zippers Friend: JettieG Weasel Zippers

From Louisiana Mom: Long time Weasel Zipper commenter and former moderator, Jettie (Blue Dog), has been seriously ill and has taken a turn for the worse, she will be going to a hospice today. Her longtime boyfriend and sister will be there for her. Knowing Jettie as well as I do, I know shes a []

13:24

Muslim College Basketball Player Grabs Ball and Shoots Baskets During National Anthem The Gateway Pundit

Rasool Samir is a college ball player at Garden City Community College.

During the national anthem Rasool sat on the bench. Then he picked up a ball and started shooting baskets during the anthem.

FOX News reported:

Jim Howard, of Garden City, Kansas is a red-blooded, American patriot and a faithful supporter of the athletic program at the local community college.

For 32 years hes volunteered with the booster club keeping scorebooks, holding fundraisers, running the chain gang for football and even providing a place for players to have a Thanksgiving meal.

He was in the stands on Nov. 1 for the season-opener of the Garden City Broncbusters basketball team. And when the announcer asked everyone to stand for the national anthem, he dutifully joined the crowd and stood at attention.

Thats when he noticed a lone player seated on a bench at courtside Rasool Samir, a 19-year-old Muslim red-shirt

As the crowd began singing about the bombs bursting in air and the rockets red glare, the Muslim basketball player grabbed a ball, walked onto the court and began shooting baskets.

Rasool was later kicked off the team.
The far left ACLU is defending his Rasools right to shoot baskets during the National Anthem.

Rasool said it was against his religion to stand for the National Anthem.

13:09

CONFIRMED: Fusion GPS Paid Journalists Amid Trump-Russia Collusion Hysteria The Gateway Pundit

On Tuesday, a federal court unsealed Fusion GPSs bank records, shining new light on Russia-related payments made by the firm behind the infamous Trump dossier.

Judge Richard Leon, a Bush-appointee, unsealed the records, showing 112 transactions involving Fusion GPS.

Perkins Coie, the law firm that represented the Clinton campaign and DNC, paid Fusion a total of $1,024,408 between May 24, 2016 and Dec. 28, 2016, the records show, reports Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller.

Ross adds, The largest payment was made just before the election. Perkins Coie made a $365,275 payment to Fusion GPS on Oct. 28, 2016, according to the records.

Daily Caller reports:

The unsealed documents also reveal details of the House committees requests for records related to Fusions payments to journalists.

The document shows that the committee sought records related to five Fusion payments to research and Russia expert [name redacted], and production of three additional payments.

[]

The unsealed filings show that Fusion argued against releasing records related to payments to journalists.

The records raise new questions as to who is the mysterious Russia expert, that Fusion GPS made various payments to. At the very least, the involvement of the expert, with the firm demonstrates more cooperation between the Clinton-linked group and Russia.

The bank records show that Fusion GPS paid journalists for work amid the Trump-Russia collusion, hysteria.

The firm claims the journalists were paid to do work that was separate from the now discredited Trump dossier.

The journalists have not yet been identified.

Washington Examiner reports:

One of the documents filed by the company this week was an affidavit from one of Fusion GPSs co-founders, Peter Frisch. That affidavit said, in part, [The House Intelligence Committee] has also demanded records related to transactions between Fusion GPS and certain journalists i.e., Request Nos. 66, 68-69, 107-112. Those requested records involve transactions that are not pertinent to work related to Russia or Donald Trump.

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Fusion GPS didnt deny that some payments went to reporters, but argues that these payments were made to help the company with research.

Fusion GPS is a research firm set up by former investigative journalists, Fusion GPSs lawyer, Josh Levy, said in a statement to the Washington Examiner....

13:04

Alleged Gun Enthusiast Destroys Assault Rifle In Wake Of Mass Shootings Weasel Zippers

He went full social justice warrior. Via WFLA: A gun enthusiast from southern California says he is taking a step to help destroy gun violence. One of Chad Vachters prized possessions was a thousand-dollar AR-15 assault rifle. After seeing the growing number of mass shootings in the country, Vachter said he was fed up and []

13:00

In Washington Everyone Hates The Most Toxic Swamp Creature Of All, Donald J. Trump DownWithTyranny!


Poor Trumpanzee. Everyone knows what an incompetent imbecile he is-- and Republicans in high positions increasingly are forced to bite their tongues to pretend otherwise. Some just can't do it any longer. Yesterday, BuzzFeed's Joseph Bernstein reported that last July National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster just couldn't take it any longer and let Oracle CEO Safra Catz know what he thinks of the orange pile of amorphous dung he works for. Five second-hand witnesses are all saying the same thing, namely that McMaster told Catz Trump is an "idiot" and a "dope" with the intelligence of a "kindergartner." There are people who don't already know that. Maybe back in July there were.
A sixth source who was not familiar with the details of the dinner told BuzzFeed News that McMaster had made similarly derogatory comments about Trumps intelligence to him in private, including that the president lacked the necessary brainpower to understand the matters before the National Security Council... [T]hree of the sources said that McMaster disparaged multiple members of the administration to Catz, including Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and President Trumps son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Of Kushner, one source told BuzzFeed News, McMaster said he had no business being in the White House and should not be involved in national security issues... Catz was so alarmed by the tenor of McMasters comments about President Trump and Israel that she confided her concerns to several administration officials, as well as Adelson.
Reaction to Trump is far worse in Congress where, according to multiple sources, "most" Capitol Hill Republicans "hate him enough to wish he would drop dead." One top Senate staffer told me today that Senate Republicans generally think Trump "is destroying the party and maybe the country." In one of his deranged, Adderall-fueled Twitter rants over the weekend, Trump lashed out, foolishly, at Jeff Flake:

...

12:43

Sexual Predators Unite! Kevin Spacey Gushed Over Bill Clinton on the Charlie Rose Show In Cringeworthy Interview (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

In what is retrospectively one of the most cringeworthy interviews ever conducted on television, actor Kevin Spacey discussed his bromance, with former President Bill Clinton on the Charlie Rose Show. To date, all three men are embroiled in sex scandals. 

Video credit: Charlie Rose

Washington Free Beacon reports:

Rose asked Spacey about his bromance with the 42nd president. Spacey, who has previously described his relationship with Clinton as a close friendship, explained why he thinks they are good friends.

Well, weve known each other a long time. Weve had a lot of different experiences over the years, Spacey said. Both in his first and second terms, I did a great number of things for him either at the White House or for the Democratic Party, hosted a lot of events, did a lot of things privately, did a lot of things on the campaign.

Spacey said that he never doubted Clinton and was always there for him.

I suppose that perhaps I never waited to see which way the wind would blow in respect to him. I was always there. And I was true friend. And never doubted him. Never stopped believing in him. Thought he was an extraordinary man, Spacey told Rose.

Took him as he was? Rose asked.

Took him as he was, Spacey replied.

And I think that may be part of the reason why we became close.

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12:27

Sportswriter Outraged Racist Washington R*dskins Get To Play In Prime Time Thanksgiving Game Weasel Zippers

Who will be watching? Via Fox News: The Five discussed a Sportswriter for The Nation, who criticized the NFL for putting the Washington Redskins game on primetime on Thanksgiving. Dave Zirin wrote that the the R*dskins [sic] slur, a name that exists only because of genocide and displacement will have center stage, Zirin said that []

12:26

MAGA Brilliant Multidimensional Economic Policy Trade Shift to Durables The Last Refuge

Go through the archives and youll note a strategy unfolding that few, including us, could fully conceptualize when it first appeared.  Way back when candidate Trump first began to put his economic plans into platform outlines the subtle signature was Continue reading

11:55

Fake Hate: Racist Graffiti at Parkway Central School in Missouri Was Written by Minority Student The Gateway Pundit

Another Hate Hoax!

Last week officials at Parkway Central High School in St. Louis County reported a racial incident in one of the school bathrooms.

White Lives Matter N*ggers was written on a bathroom mirror.

But it was all a hoax.
A minority student admitted to writing the offensive language on the mirror.

KMOV reported:
KMOV.com

Local FOX 2 reported:

Officials at Parkway Central High School said a student has confessed to writing a racial slur and the phrase White Lives Matter on a mirror inside a campus bathroom.

In an email to the PCH Community, Principal Timothy McCarthy said the students actions violated the school discipline code and that the guilty party would be punished. The Parkway School District would only identify the student as non-white, but stressed that does not diminish the hurt it caused or the negative impact it has had on our community.

School officials did not disclose the students motive for the graffiti

The slur was discovered on the bathroom mirror on Wednesday, November 15. It was not immediately known if the illicit graffiti was drawn in a boys or girls restroom.

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11:40

North Korean Soldier Shot When He Defected Across DMZ Wakes Up Heres What He Had To Say Weasel Zippers

Hes just so happy to be out, he cant bring himself to believe it. Via Daily Caller: The North Korean soldier who was shot multiple times fleeing into South Korea at the border has regained consciousness, according to South Korean reports. Is this actually South Korea? I want to hear South Korean songs, the man []

11:30

Roy Moore Leads Ultra-Liberal Doug Jones by 6 Points in Breaking Poll of 11,000 Likely Voters The Gateway Pundit

Judge Roy Moore maintains a six point lead over ultra-liberal Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election.

This poll of 11,000 likely voters has Moore up 46.4 to 40.5 for Doug Jones.

Breitbart.com reported:

Judge Roy Moore, the conservative GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, maintains a solid lead over Democrat Doug Jones, a new poll obtained exclusively by Breitbart News shows.

The poll from WT&S Consulting of 11,641 likely voters conducted from November 18 to November 20, with a margin of error of 1.2 percent, has Moore at 46.4 percenttowering six points over Jones, who is stuck down at 40.5 percentwhile 13.1 percent are undecided.

The survey includes 60.9 percent Republicans and 39.1 percent Democratsapproximately the margins by which President Donald Trump defeated failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton in Alabama.

This survey shows Roy Moore tracking down slightly since the allegations were released by the Washington Post but still holding a 5.9 percent lead, pollster John Wahl told Breitbart News.

The PredictIt market has Roy Moore up by 33 points over Jones after President Trumps supportive words this afternoon.

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11:20

Trump Pardons Drumstick The Turkey In Accordance With Thanksgiving Tradition Weasel Zippers

Funny speech. President Trump pardons Drumstick the turkey! 36 pounds thats a big bird! https://t.co/mFbyOztPeW pic.twitter.com/GJdqedzieW Good Morning America (@GMA) November 21, 2017

11:14

Fusion GPS Bank Records Are Finally Unsealed Payments To Mysterious Russia Expert Raises New Questions The Gateway Pundit

On Tuesday, a federal court unsealed Fusion GPSs bank records, shining new light on Russia-related payments made by the firm behind the infamous Trump dossier.

Judge Richard Leon, a Bush-appointee, unsealed the records, showing 112 transactions involving Fusion GSP.

Perkins Coie, the law firm that represented the Clinton campaign and DNC, paid Fusion a total of $1,024,408 between May 24, 2016 and Dec. 28, 2016, the records show, reports Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller.

Ross adds, The largest payment was made just before the election. Perkins Coie made a $365,275 payment to Fusion GPS on Oct. 28, 2016, according to the records.

Daily Caller reports:

The unsealed documents also reveal details of the House committees requests for records related to Fusions payments to journalists.

The document shows that the committee sought records related to five Fusion payments to research and Russia expert [name redacted], and production of three additional payments.

The committee also seeks records related to Fusions payments to journalists who have reported on Russia issues relevant to its investigation.

It is not clear from the requests whether Fusion GPS paid active journalists for their work. The firm is known to employ a stable of former reporters. Simpson and his two founding partners, Peter Fritsch and Thomas Catan, worked together at The Wall Street Journal.

The unsealed filings show that Fusion argued against releasing records related to payments to journalists.

In a Nov. 3 declaration, Fritsch argued that transactions between Fusion GPS and certain journalistsare not pertinent to work related to Russia or Donald Trump.

The records raise new questions as to who is the mysterious Russia expert, that Fusion GPS made various payments to. At the very least, the involvement of the expert, with the firm demonstrates more cooperation between the Clinton-linked group and Russia.

The curious detail comes to light at a time when Trump-Russia hysteria continues to roll on without concrete evidence the Trump campaign officials colluded with the Kremlin during the election.

The unsealing of the bank records comes amid reports that Fusion GPS Co-founder Glenn Simpson personally gave Senator John McCain (...

10:58

More MAGAnomic Winning NY Fed Raises GDP Forecast, DOW Closes New Record The Last Refuge

Almost too much winning almost, but I think we can take it.  The New York federal reserve has raised their anticipated fourth quarter GDP growth forecast to 3.8%.  Thats only a week after previously raising it to 3.2%. The Stock Continue reading

10:56

EXCLUSIVE @LauraLoomer: Islamic Terror Sympathizer And Apparent Penn State Student Proves President Trump Right About Travel Ban GotNews

Citizen journalist Laura Loomer believes an apparent Penn State exchange student who sent her pro-terrorist messages over Twitter yesterday largely vindicates President Trumps tough approach on radical Islamic terrorism. Donald Trump has been warning Americans about the threat of Islamic immigrants and students who come from terror hotbeds, Loomer told GotNews. The messages I received vindicate []

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10:55

Champion of Women Elizabeth Warren Wont Tell Groper Al Franken to Resign (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

She pretends to be a champion of women but shes really just a hack.

Elizabeth Warren wont tell groper Al Franken to resign.

Of course, she didnt.
Hes a Democrat!

Heres how Liawatha Warren dodged the question like a champ.

Elizabeth Warren: So, look, I was just enormously disappointed about this. I knew Senator Franken long before he was Senator Franken. These allegations are serious and women have a right to be heard and listened to on this. Als going to be subjected to a hearing in the United States Senate. Weve had for a long time now a bipartisan Ethics Committee that meets on a regular basis and hes going to go in and answer This is a moment in America, as I see it. The question is whether this is a big moment where theres a big flash and nothing really changes. Or is this a moment where theres real change?

What a complete fraud she is.

Via Hannity:

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10:46

Most Powerful Man in Animation Disney Pixar Head John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence For Missteps Weasel Zippers

Translation: coming out ahead of the allegations he knew were about to drop. Via Hollywood Reporter: Its never easy to face your missteps, but its the only way to learn from them, the executive stated. Disney Animation head John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from Pixar after acknowledging painful conversations and unspecified missteps, []

10:40

ANOTHER Woman Accuses Democrat Pervert John Conyers of Sexual Harassment Suffered Unwanted Touching Daily The Gateway Pundit

ANOTHER ONE.

Another woman accused pervert Democrat Rep. John Conyers of sexual harassment this year according to court filings. YUCK.

Conyers admitted to having knowledge of one of the settlements, however; he is still denying the allegations!

Buzzfeed reports:

A former scheduler in the Conyers office attempted to file a sealed lawsuit against him this February in the US District Court for the District of Columbia that alleges she suffered unwanted touching by the Democrat repeatedly and daily. She abandoned the lawsuit the next month, after the court denied her motion to seal the complaint.

The lawsuit centered on behavior that took place later, from 2015 to 2016, but involves similar allegations. The woman said that shortly after she started to work for Conyers he began to make sexual advances in the form of inappropriate comments and touching.

These behaviors and actions were so common and pervasive that they created a hostile work environment, she alleged.

Conyers is reportedly mentally incapacitated perhaps due to old age because this woman was hired to keep track of him and deliver his medication!

She also cited his age and failing mental capacities in the suit, saying she was hired, in part, to keep track of his whereabouts, call to wake him up every morning, and deliver his medication, including on weekends. She said she asked a male staffer shed earlier dated to be her fake boyfriend and make regular stops by the office in the hopes of halting Conyers advances.

Conyers became physical with the victim. She was exposed to daily harassment by the Democrat lawmaker that included rubbing on her shoulders, kissing her forehead, covering and attempting to hold her hand as well as on some occasions urging her to come to his home, Buzzfeed reported.

This woman was under such stress from Conyers harassment that she suffered from depression, anxiety and insomnia. Conyers wife, Monica Conyers was also hostile towards the female victim, calling her a whore and accusing her of wanting to have an affair with her husband, Buzzfeed reported.

Conyers victim was so ill from the s...

10:39

In Case You Missed Consortiumnews

Some of our special stories in October dealt with the impact of climate change, the Saudi role in Mideast bloodshed, and the ongoing Russia-gate melodrama and what it means to journalism. Galvestons BioLab Amid Global Warming by Joe Lauria, Oct.

10:32

LIMBAUGH PREVIEWS WHAT YOUR RIGHT-WING UNCLE WILL SAY ON THANKSGIVING ABOUT SEX PREDATORS No More Mister Nice Blog

If you're wondering what your right-wing uncle is going to say on Thanksgiving about Roy Moore and other headline-grabbing sex predators, let me try to prepare you.

He's probably going to tell you that sexual misconduct is exclusively a liberal problem. He's likely to paraphrase what Rush Limbaugh said on the radio today:

... heres the thing about this, folks, go through names here again. Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Harvey Weinstein, Bill Clinton, Louis C.K., John Conyers, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Jeffrey Tambor, not a conservative among them.

Okay, well put Roy Moore on the list, but Im telling you Roy Moore cant compete with these people. Roy Moore has got no business being on the same page or in the same league with these people, particularly Clinton, Louis C.K., Spacey, Weinstein, and Charlie Rose.
As long as the media continue to play this story straight -- going after predators across the political spectrum -- and as long as rank-and-file Democrats and liberals agree that the predators on our side really are predators, some of "our" guys are going to be highlighted, and even if Republicans are as well, the GOP noise machine will downplay or memory-hole all the Republicans and portray this as a purely Democratic/liberal problem. Bill O'Reilly? Roger Ailes? Donald Trump? James Woods, who creeped on Amber Tamblyn and her friends when they were 16 and he was in his fifties? Ralph Shortey, the Oklahoma Trump campaign chair who just pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking? To Limbaugh and his listeners, they don't even exist.

Your uncle will tell you, as Limbaugh does, that the media protects liberals, even as he's listing all the people identified as liberals who were exposed by the media:
How come it took Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood to break the dam? Why did it take whats going on in Hollywood in this area to break the dam?

Why didnt the dam break with Anthony Weiner, with Carlos Danger? Multiples times this guy is engaging in absolutely reprobate behavior. And the Democrats and the media circle the wagons to make sure that nobody else gets linked to it, and they do what they do to Carlos Danger, making him fall on a bunch of swords he-he-he his own and try to limit it to that.

And I think the reason is that the Drive-By Media is more protective of the Democrats, especially the Clintons, than they are of Hollywood people. Even Hollywood people that are major donors, even Hollywood people that are major bundlers and fundraisers, at all costs it was protect the Democrats....

10:26

Another Woman Accused John Conyers Of Sexual Harassment In Lawsuit This Year Weasel Zippers

He settled one. But, apparently, there are more. Via Buzzfeed: Another former staff member to Michigan Rep. John Conyers alleged that she endured persistent sexual harassment by the congressman, according to court documents. A former scheduler in the congressmans office, attempted to file a sealed lawsuit against Conyers this February in the United States District []

10:22

Standing Against Sexual Assault: A Response to Reports About a Former Staff Member The Intercept

At The Intercept, we were deeply disturbed by the reports of rape and other abuses by former staff member Morgan Marquis-Boire that were described in detail this past weekend in The Verge. We had no knowledge of any such allegations against him until they surfaced publicly last month, at which time his employment with the company had already ended. (He left The Intercept in 2015, and First Look in September of this year.) Our organization has no ties whatsoever to him now. As members of the community affected by these actions, we are shaken by this news, and we stand with the women who reported the abuse.

As the media world awakens to the harassment, assault, misogyny, and sexist power dynamics that pervade the industry, we are attuned to the presence of these pernicious forces in our orbit, and we are determined to stamp them out. In the coming weeks and months, we will be ramping up The Intercepts editorial coverage of these issues. We are committed to a workplace that is free of harassment and violence, and to using our journalism to uncover the truth about these incidents and amplify voices that have historically been silenced, including those of survivors of sexual assault.

The post Standing Against Sexual Assault: A Response to Reports About a Former Staff Member appeared first on The Intercept.

10:00

36 SNL Women Offer Solidarity in Support of Franken, Downplay Actions as Stupid and Foolish Weasel Zippers

Photographic evidence be damned. Via Free Beacon: Thirty-six of Sen. Al Frankens (D., Minn.) previous female Saturday Night Live coworkers signed a letter to express their support while downplaying the senators actions as stupid and foolish. We feel compelled to stand up for Al Franken, whom we have all had the pleasure of working with []

09:55

President Trump Impromptu Presser En Route To West Palm Beach. The Last Refuge

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump depart White House en route to West Palm Beach, Florida and their Mar-a-Lago resort residence where the first family will gather for Thanksgiving. President Trump delivers remarks to the press pool and answers Continue reading

09:46

President Trump Pardons White House Thanksgiving Turkey The Last Refuge

In keeping with modern presidential tradition, President Trump, First-Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron participate in the annual pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey. Drumstick comes from Minnesota and was raised by 4-H members in Douglas County. President Trump noted Continue reading

09:44

Minnesota Police Dept Roasts The Greenbay Packers On Twitter Weasel Zippers

Sick burn. We are noticing garbage all over the streets due to the high winds knocking garbage cans over. Oh. Wait. Thats not garbage. Thats Green Bay Packers game film. Our bad. Easy to mix up the two. #skol Wyoming (MN) Police (@wyomingpd) November 21, 2017

09:35

Sick! Liberals Threaten Violence Against Girl Trump Supporter Over Video of Her Happy Reaction to Going to Trump Rally The Gateway Pundit

Liberals are savaging a then 9-year-old girl over a video of her ecstatic reaction to her mother telling her she would be going to a Donald Trump rally. The nearly two-year-old video is being passed around on Twitter this week by hateful liberals cruelly mocking the girl with tweets that are garnering tens of thousand of likes and retweets, with one getting well over 100,000 likes. Several of the comments threaten violence against the child.

This tweet by 18-year-old Internet personality Nazanin Kavari posted Monday evening has nearly 120,000 likes and over 60,000 retweets as of Tuesday afternoonin less than 24 hours. The comment over the video says, This the ugliest shit Ive ever seen The video tweet she is commenting on says, this is singlehandedly the whitest, most unseasoned thing ive ever watched. That tweet has nearly 27,000 likes and over 11,000 retweets.

The video is sourced to the Twitter account of @kekreddington, which has been dormant since September 1.

The Washington Post reported about the girl, Ava Lovley and her mother Kim from Newport, Maine and the video back when it first went viral in January of 2016.

Kim arranged for the family...

09:23

BREAKING: Dem Congressman Bob Brady Under Investigation By FBI For Campaign Fraud, False Statements Weasel Zippers

Heres a copy of the warrant they got to search his email. Via CBS: Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pennsylvania, is a target of FBI scrutiny in an investigation into payments his campaign allegedly made to his opponent in 2012 to encourage him to drop out of the race, according to an approved search warrant application filed []

09:19

Hes Not Paying Attention To Me!: Extremely Angry Eminem Complains Trump Never Responded To BET Awards Freestyle Diss (AUDIO) The Gateway Pundit

Once an international rap star revered by fans and music critics alike, Eminem is now a washed-up musician, aiming to capitalize on anti-Trump hysteria propagated by the political and media elite to sell albums.

Sad!

Speaking to Shade 45 on Sirius XM on Friday about his anti-Trump BET freestyle, the 45-year-old rapper said, I was and am still extremely angry. I cant stand that motherfucker.

I feel like hes not paying attention to me! I was kinda waiting for him to say something, and for some reason, he didnt say anything, added Eminem.

Video credit: Shade 45

As The Gateway Pundits Jim Hoft reported, Eminem went on a four minute freestyle rap against President Donald Trump in October.

Complete with references to Steve Bannon and the KKK.

Of course, there is no truth to anything Eminem was rapping about.

But what the hell.

Meanwhile inner cities across the US continue to suffer and wither away with their drugs, gangs and Democrat politicians. (Warning on Language)

Eminem obviously wants to be invited back next year.

What a disgrace.

The post Hes Not Paying Attention To Me!: Extremely Angry Eminem Complains Trump Never Responded To BET Awards Freestyle Diss (AUDIO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

09:03

NY Daily News Lost More Than $90 Million In Last 3 Years Weasel Zippers

Via NY Post: The floundering Daily News lost $90.4 million over the last three years including $23.7 million of red ink in the year ended Dec. 25. Revenue last year tumbled 14.2 percent, to $144.78 million, according to a regulatory filing on Monday. Paid print Monday-to-Friday circulation slipped to 182,472 in the second quarter, []

09:00

Let's Face It, Men Are Pigs DownWithTyranny!


For society, the sexual harassment scandals should be about two things:

1- mending the patriarchal environment we live in to change, over the long-term, the way men think they are entitled to behave

2- (a corollary)- dealing very harshly with instances of men using power relationships to prey on people dependent on them for careers

I used to be an astrologer. I studied it in Amsterdam, took it very seriously. I was good at it too-- really good. It was a gift. But the gift came with a warning: use this gift to further your own material desires and kiss the gift goodbye. So I never charged for my services and I never used my abilities to try to seduce anyone. I can't remember exactly what I did wrong, just that I did do something-- this was like decades ago-- and BOOM! it was gone. I don't know a Gemini from a Mars-Mercury conjunction in Sagittarius any more. No, really, I have books of charts I drew for people and now I not only couldn't draw a chart if my life depended on it, I can't even read them. Fortunately my full-time gig was chef at the time.

Much later I wound up in the music business. Were there men who used their positions of power to seduce aspiring artists? Well... let me think about that for a second. Um... yes, everything single day, in every single way. Kind of horrifying-- and real life in the fast lane. And, yeah, there were some guys who didn't believe in that and didn't do it. (I mostly hung out with those kinds of people, because... who wants to be around a pig too much?)

I'm gay and a couple times...

08:56

Censorship: The Death Knell of Democracy Dandelion Salad

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun Writer, Dandelion Salad November 21, 2017 Censorship is the foe of freedom. It comes in many forms. The choking grip of control silences dissent. The bullhorns of propaganda blare out lies and fictions of consent. The maddened clench of greed stifles outlets for a []

08:52

About The Q-anon Storm Fellowship of the Minds

The MSM, including DrudgeReport, is eerily silent while huge things are happening. There are reports of assassination attempts on the President, of Saudi involvement in the las Vegas attack, of sealed indictments of powerful people, of unexpected people playing a Continue reading

08:41

BREAKING: Democrat Congressman Bob Brady Under FBI Investigation For False Statements, Conspiracy, And Campaign Fraud GotNews

Democrat Congressman Bob Brady of Philadelphia is under FBI investigation for making false statements, conspiracy, and campaign fraud, according to newly released search warrants. On October 24th, two of Bradys top campaign aides were indicted by federal prosecutors for paying one of Bradys Democratic primary challengers $90,000 to drop out of the 2012 race. Seamus []

The post BREAKING: Democrat Congressman Bob Brady Under FBI Investigation For False Statements, Conspiracy, And Campaign Fraud appeared first on GotNews.

08:22

Charlie Rose Fired From CBS Weasel Zippers

Via KSDK: PBS and Bloomberg also suspended airings of Roses nightly interview show after the Washington Post published an article Monday about women who said he groped them and walked around naked in front of them. CBS News has fired Charlie Rose after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct. Rose has been []

08:08

Will the Prison Rape Epidemic Ever Have Its Weinstein Moment? The Intercept

In this photo taken Oct. 17, 2014, the PREA hotline number for offenders to call is pasted on the floor under a bank of phones at the Washington Corrections Center For Women in Gig Harbor, Wash. A 2003 federal law was meant to put a stop to sexual assault in the nations prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers and more than $110 million in state and federal taxpayer money has been spent to help states tackle the problem. By last fall, every state was supposed to have dozens of new standards in place, ranging from increased training of staff about sex abuse policies to procedures meant to help inmates safely report attacks.

08:03

Judge Roy Moore Jumps to 33 POINT LEAD in PredictIt Market Following Trump Nod! 69-36 The Gateway Pundit

Following the annual White House Turkey pardon, President Trump held an impromptu gaggle with the press before his departure to Mar-a-Lago.

When asked if he supported GOP Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, President Trump responded, We dont need a liberal democrat in that seat.

President Trump wants a Republican representing Alabama in the US Senate.

GOP elites are hoping ultra-liberal Doug Jones wins the special election on December 12th.

Judge Roy Moore jumped to a 33 point lead following President Trumps nod today.

Roy Moore now leads the PredictIt market 69% to 36%.

The post Judge Roy Moore Jumps to 33 POINT LEAD in PredictIt Market Following Trump Nod! 69-36 appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

08:00

Real Life Hunger Games: Maine Police Caution People To Not Eat Turkeys They Find In Dumpsters Weasel Zippers

Darwin award. Via WMUR: Police have a very important warning ahead of Thanksgiving: Do not eat the turkeys you found behind Hannaford. Police said several turkeys were taken out to the dumpster behind the Falmouth location. The turkeys thawed due to a mechanical failure and were thrown out, police said. Its not a good idea, []

07:55

Belizes Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Daniel Gutierez? [News - AllGov]

Francisco Daniel Gutierez presented his credentials as ambassador from Belize to President Donald Trump on July 21, 2017. Gutierez also serves as Belizes ambassador to the Organization of American States.

 

Gutierez was born in 1974 in San Ignacio, Cayo district, in the western part of Belize, not far from the border with Guatemala. He attended primary and secondary school in San Ignacio before going to Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala. He earned a degree in communications and advertising in 1997. Gutierez then came to the United States to continue his education at Philadelphias St. Josephs University. There, he earned an M.S. in international marketing in 1999.

 

Gutierez returned to Belize to lecture in business, marketing and communications at Sacred Heart College, a high school and junior college in San Ignacio. In 2003, Gutierez was named dean of the junior college.

 

Gutierez left his post as dean in 2006while taking a seat on the schools board of governorsfor a job as manager of marketing, logistics, corporate communication and business development for Belize Natural Energy (BNE), an oil company.

 

He left BNE in 2015 and in January 2016 took his first ambassadorial post, serving as his countrys representative to Caricom, the Caribbean Community, headquartered in Georgetown, Guyana. In addition, Gutierez served as executive director of Belizes Economic Development Council.

 

Gutierez is married and has two children.

-Steve Straehley

 

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07:42

POTUS Trump Signals Support For Judge Roy Moore By Blasting Dem Doug Jones (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Following the annual White House Turkey pardon, President Trump held an impromptu gaggle with the press. When asked if he supported GOP Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, President Trump responded, we dont need a liberal democrat in that seat.

Ive looked at his record. Its terrible on crime. Its terrible on the border. Its terrible on the military, added Trump.

On the sexual harassment allegations facing the Judge, Trump added, Roy Moore denies it thats all I can say.

Trump, asked about Alabama Republican Senate candidate Moore, says his liberal opponent is not needed in the Senate, tweeted Reuters.

Trump On Roy Moore race we dont need a liberal democrat in that seat, confirmed CNN reporter Ryan Nobles.

Trump on Roy Moore sexual misconduct allegations: He totally denies ityou have to listen to him also, tweeted NBC News.

07:35

Trump Wants Congress to Release Names of Sex Freak Lawmakers Named in Sexual Harassment Suits The Gateway Pundit

President Trump wants the names of Congressmen who have settled sexual harassment cases to be released to the public.

Congress has a rampant sexual harassment problem. In fact the problem is so bad that female lawmakers and aides keep a creep list of men who are notorious for lewd behavior.

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) recently told MSNBCs Chuck Todd that taxpayers have paid over $15 million to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against members of Congress!

WE WANT NAMES!

White House Correspondent for One America News, Trey Yingst tweeted, NEW: President Trump tells me he believe Congress should release the names of lawmakers who have settled sexual harassment claims.

Twitter was set ablaze last week after the Congressional Office of Compliance released a year-by-year breakdown of harassment settlements and other awards without details. (screenshot below)

Americans are mad as hell after it was revealed Monday evening that Democrat Rep John Conyers has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. According to affidavits, Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms!

The post Trump Wants Congress to Release Names of Sex Freak Lawmakers Named in Sexual Harassment Suits appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

07:35

California Judge Blocks Trumps Executive Order Punishing Sanctuary Cities Weasel Zippers

Booo! Via Daily Caller: A federal judge in California blocked President Donald Trumps executive order reducing funding for sanctuary cities Monday, limiting the administrations ability to punish municipalities that violate federal immigration law. The permanent injunction follows a preliminary ruling, issued in April, in a suit filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara county. []

07:12

Germany Arrests Six Syrian Refugees For Planning Christmas Terror Attack In ISIS Name Weasel Zippers

Via The Local: German police on Tuesday arrested six Syrian refugees suspected of preparing a terror attack in the name of the Islamic State jihadist group, prosecutors said. The suspects, aged 20 to 28, were detained in dawn raids that saw some 500 police officers swoop on residences in the cities of Kassel, Essen, Hanover []

06:58

Theres a Hitch in Trumps Plan to Stick Mick Mulvaney on the CFPB: Its Illegal The Intercept

As soon as Richard Cordray, the current director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, officially resigns which could happen as soon as this week we are told President Donald Trump will choose Mick Mulvaney, the current director of the Office of Management and Budget, to run the CFPB on a temporary basis.

It would be a GOP dream come true. Mulvaney, who once called CFPB a sad, sick joke, would then be able to carry out the long-desired conservative wish to dismantle the agency that safeguards consumers from the deceptions of banks and credit card companies.

Practically every media outlet has carried this report about Mulvaney to CFPB. Theres only one problem: its not Trumps pick to make.

That fact, and expected resistance to that fact inside the White House, could create a titanic legal battle, and a scenario with competing interim directors of the agency, which has become a political football ever since Congress created it in 2010. This will be like the situation where you had two popes, said Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Door Project at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

Adam Levitin, Georgetown Law professor and former CFPB adviser, was the first to point this out. The ...

06:56

Judicial Watch Uncovers New Evidence of FBI Leadership Panicking Over Conflicts of Interest With Clinton Email Investigation The Gateway Pundit

On Tuesday, conservative watchdog Judicial Watch released 79 pages of Justice Department records showing FBI leadership discussions about perceived conflicts of interest with the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

According to Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton, the watchdog obtained emails with FOIA lawsuit filed on July 24, 2017. The FOIA was prompted  after the Justice Department officials refused to respond to an October 24, 2016 request.

Judicial Watch reports:

Judicial Watch today released 79 pages of Justice Department documents concerning ethics issues related to FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabes involvement with his wifes political campaign. The documents include an email showing Mrs. McCabe was recruited for a Virginia state senate race in February 2015 by then-Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northams office.

The news that Clinton used a private email server broke five days later, on March 2, 2015. Five days after that, former Clinton Foundation board member and Democrat party fundraiser, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, met with the McCabes. She announced her candidacy on March 12. Soon afterward, Clinton/McAuliffe-aligned political groups donated nearly $700,000 (40% of the campaigns total funds) to McCabes wife for her campaign.

[]

An October 23, 2016, email shows McCabe running the response effort to a Wall Street Jou...

06:50

North Korean Dictator Bans Fun No More Singing And Drinking In Pyongyang Weasel Zippers

Party pooper. Via Daily Caller: Just in case life in North Korea wasnt sad enough, North Korean leadership has reportedly implemented a blanket ban on fun, according to South Koreas National Intelligence Service. North Korea has banned any gatherings related to drinking, singing and other entertainment, the NIS, South Koreas spy agency, revealed during a []

06:41

Breaking: Pelosi Calls for Ethics Investigation of Crooked Sex-Crazed Conyers Who is Already Under Investigation! The Gateway Pundit

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called for an ethics investigation of Rep. John Conyers (Democrat-MI).


Nancy Pelosi and Democrat John Conyers (Getty Images)

The House Ethics Committee already opened an investigation on Rep. Conyers in July!

Conyers was already investigated and fined by the House of Representatives.
He used taxpayer dollars to fly in his women for sex romps.

06:26

Greta Van Susteren Unleashes on Congress Its a Crime to Hide Personal Lawsuits Paid With Taxpayer Money The Gateway Pundit

Legal analyst and former news anchor for FOX, CNN and MSNBC, Greta Van Susteren unleashed on Congress Tuesday for secretly settling sexual harassment cases with taxpayer money.

Congress has a rampant sexual harassment problem. In fact the problem is so bad that female lawmakers and aides keep a creep list of men who are notorious for lewd behavior.

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) recently told MSNBCs Chuck Todd that taxpayers have paid over $15 million to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against members of Congress!

TAXPAYER MONEY.

It was revealed Monday evening that Democrat Rep John Conyers has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. According to affidavits, Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms!

CRIMINAL!

Greta Van Susteren tweeted, If you settle (pay) a personal law suit with taxpayer money or company money without telling shareholders,you are committing a crime.

Why are members of Congress above the law? Hard working Americans are paying for their sexual deviancy and kept in the dark! Why are women being abused and intimidated while lawmakers stand by and do nothing?...

06:25

MSNBC Guest: Unhinged Trumps Response To Puerto Rico Very Racist In Nature Weasel Zippers

New York City council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito smears: On MSNBCs Deadline: White House, New York City council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said, Everything has happened is based on the Presidents response, right, that he is a fragile individual. He is very emotional and unhinged, and his response to any sort of criticism is taking it personally. []

06:24

Black Agenda Radio Week of November 20, 2017 Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio Week of November 20, 2017

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Black Agenda Radio for Week of Monday, November 20, 2017

Scapegoating Russia for War and Profit

The military-industrial complex depicts Russia as an implacable enemy of the U.S. to justify our eternal war footing, said Daniel Kovalik, professor of human rights at the University of Pittsburgh and author of The Plot to Scapegoat Russia. The Democrats are also pushing it to cover their tracks for what appeared to be an impossible loss to Donald Trump.

Haiti Police, Like the Old Army, Work for Uncle Sam

The U.S.-backed regime in Haiti plans to reactivate the national army, which was disbanded for terrorizing the population. The 15,000-strong natio...

06:11

Dem Rep. John Conyers Issues Statement Confirming Settlement, Denies Allegations The Gateway Pundit

The morning after Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) was hit with sexual harassment claims, the Associated Press went to the lawmakers Detroit home to seek comment. 

Conyers denied the report, claiming he has not settled any sexual harassment complaints with staffers. Hours later, the lawmaker confirmed that he did, in fact, pay a settlement over sexual harassment claims. 

JUST IN: Rep. John Conyers retracts earlier statement to AP, says he was surprised and confused about which allegations. He confirms a settlement but denies the allegations, tweeted BuzzFeeds Paul McLeod.

Daily Beast reports:

Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) confirmed Tuesday that he had paid out a settlement after BuzzFeed News reported that his office paid a woman more than $27,000 as part of a confidentiality agreement related to sexual-harassment complaints. The confirmation retracts an earlier statement he made to the AP denying such a settlement and claiming he was surprised by the accusations. I expressly and vehemently denied the allegations made against me, and continue to do so, he said. My office resolved the allegations with an express denial of liability in order to save all involved from the rigors of protracted litigation. That should not be lost in the narrative. The resolution was not for millions of dollars, but rather for an amount that equated to a reasonable severance payment. The long-time congressman also stated that he would cooperate with a House investigation.

Monday evening, the longtime lawmaker was accused of settling sexual harassment allegations against hi...

06:04

Report: Border Patrol Agentd Ambushed By Illegal Aliens, Bashed With Rocks Before Death Weasel Zippers

Time to order the Border Patrol to lock and load. Via Fox News: Illegal immigrants appeared to have ambushed two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Texas border with Mexico and bashed their heads with blunt objects possibly rocks killing one agent and sending another to a hospital in serious condition Sunday, a []

05:45

COVER-UP=> Dem Rep John Conyers Used Sneaky Tactic to Secretly Pay Off Sexual Harassment Victims The Gateway Pundit

As previously reported, it was revealed Monday evening that Democrat Rep John Conyers has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women. According to affidavits, Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms!

The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Buzzfeed reported:

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not succumb to [his] sexual advances.

Buzzfeed also reported that staffers were tasked with flying women in for Conyers using Congressional resources!

Former employees also said that Conyers made it very clear that if they performed personal favors it would lead to salary increases and promotions. It was well known Conyers was having affairs with multiple female staffers. He often made sexual advances towards women and grew angry if they brought their husbands around.

Conyers denies the allegations, however; he knew exactly what he was doing and used sneaky tactics to deliberately cover up the settlements to various women.

In one case, Conyers paid a woman a settlement through payroll (via taxpayer money) as if she were a temporary employee. Buzzfeed explains:

In this case, one of Conyers former employees was offered a settlement, in exchange for her silence, that would be paid out of Conyers taxpayer-funded office budget. His office would rehire the woman as a temporary employee despite her being directed not to come into the office or do any actual work, according to the document. The complainant would receive a total payment of $27,111.75 over the three months, after which point she would be removed from the payroll, according to the document.

The draft agreement viewed by BuzzFeed News was unsigned, but congressional employment records match the timing and amounts outlined in the document. The woman left the offi...

05:41

Woman With F-Trump Sticker Adds Sheriff Troy Nehls To Display On Truck Weasel Zippers

Smart move after posing bond. Update to this story. Via KPRC: The driver of a truck featuring a sticker with an expletive directed toward President Donald Trump made some new adjustments by adding, F*** Troy Nehls and F*** You for Voting for Him after being arrested on an unrelated, outstanding charge. Karen Fonseca, 46, walked []

05:30

Throuple of two homosexual men and one woman live together and want to adopt children Fellowship of the Minds

Someone needs to inform the woman in this throuple about the medical consequences she may face by having sexual relations with homosexual men as well as the medical consequences the men bring upon themselves. From Daily Mail: A throuple of Continue reading

05:20

Special Snowflake Complains That College Outdoors Clubs Are Rife With Whiteness Weasel Zippers

Shockingly, the person complaining is also white. Via Campus Reform: In a recent op-ed for the school paper, a white Pitzer student frets that the colleges outdoor programs, though open to all students and well-funded, are predominantly white spaces that deny people of color access to the outdoors. The op-ed, written by Malcolm McCann, a freshman at []

05:15

Exclusive: Islamist Exchange Student Sends Terrorist Threats to Conservative Laura Loomer Penn State Police Investigating, FBI Notified The Gateway Pundit

Theyre not sending their best.

An idiot Islamist ATTENDING COLLEGE at Penn State University sent terrorist threats to conservative activist and investigative reporter Laura Loomer on Monday night.

HAltarakmah is a student at Penn State University.

Islamist HAltarakmah contacted Laura Loomer on Twitter to mock the US and US soldier deaths.
Altarakmah is an exchange student

Altarakmah texted Laura, 9/11 didnt kill enough of you f*ckers.
He also praised a deadly ISIS attack.

The Islamist continued to rant against the US making fun trash Americans and soldier suicides.

The Islamist also texted Laura Hope Iran nukes your country.

05:05

BREAKING REPORT: Conyers Has Multiple Other Sexual Harassment Victims Who DID NOT Enter Settlements Or Sign NDAs GotNews

There are multiple sexual harassment allegations against Representative John Conyers from women who have not entered settlements and signed NDAs, according to a source close to Conyers. Yesterday, journalist and documentary filmmaker Mike Cernovich released a bombshell report alleging that Democrat Congressman John Conyers who is the longest-serving member of the current Congress, and []

The post BREAKING REPORT: Conyers Has Multiple Other Sexual Harassment Victims Who DID NOT Enter Settlements Or Sign NDAs appeared first on GotNews.

05:02

Conservative Mark Levin Gets Fox Show Starting In February Weasel Zippers

Via Free Beacon: Conservative radio host Mark Levin is getting a weekly Fox News show beginning in February. The show will be called Life, Liberty & Levin, and it will air Sunday nights at 10 p.m. ET. Levin will continue to host his syndicated radio program, The Mark Levin Show, as well as his show []

05:00

Will Progressive Republicans Make A Comeback? The Competition Could Do Wonders For The Democratic Party DownWithTyranny!




Blue America has always been more than aware of the failings of the Democratic Party. At a time when other progressive organizations were petrified of bucking the establishment too hard, we were working, successfully, to dislodge entrenched corrupt conservative Democratic incumbents like Al Wynn (MD), Tim Holden (PA) and Sylvester Reyes (TX), who were all replaced-- with progressives Donna Edwards, Matt Cartwright and Beto O'Rourke. But we've never endorsed a Republican. Except once, since we've come along in 2005, the Republican candidate was always the greater of two evils. And even in that "once," all we did was point out that Steve Pestka, the anti-choice homophobic asshole the Michigan Democratic Party had decided to run against libertarian Justin Amash, was a worse candidate than Amash. In fact, Michigan's whackadoodle anti-choice fascists decided to endorse putative Democrat Pestka instead of Republican Amash!

Let's not kid ourselves; whatever heritage of progressivism the GOP once had-- from Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt, Tom Dewey, Jacob Javits, Nelson Rockefeller, Charles Percy, Mark Hatfield, Margaret Chase Smith, Charles Mathias and John Lindsay-- somewhere between the mass migration of Southern Democratic racists to the GOP and the ascendency of the Goldwater wing of the Republican Party, the GOP turned into a hardcore vehicle for hard core conservatism, gross corruption and, more recently, perhaps inevitably, a kind of neo-fascism, while the Democratic Party establishment moved right and away from it's own labor roots and more in a corporatist/Clintonian direction.

Will Blue America ever endorse a Republican? Who knows? I don't foresee it, but... there's an interesting movement on the fringe of the left. Some of the idealistic-- and impatient-- activists who had backed Bernie are having a look at the GOP as a vehicle to... well, to what is the question of course, but let's not go there quite yet. Let's start with the video up top, a monologue by freshly-minted Cincinnati faux-Republican Samuel Ronan.

You may have thought the contest to replace the wretched Wasserm...

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Media Ignores Key Alabama Witness Reports That Refute Roy Moore Accuser The Last Refuge

On top of the original story told by Gloria Allred falling apart; and on top of Allred refusing to produce the yearbook from the accuser that she highlighted as evidence; the Alabama campaign of Roy Moore has been contacted by Continue reading

04:59

ISIS Calls for Assassination of Barron Trump After Posting His Personal Details Online The Gateway Pundit

Pro-ISIS  internet channels, are calling for President Trumps son Barron to be assassinated. Recently, personal details of Barron Trump were posted on social media channels frequented by Islamic terrorists and sympathizers. 

Washington Free Beacon reports:

The initial message, sent on Nov. 21 by an ISIS supporter on Telegram, called for the assassination of Barron Trump, and shared the name of the school that Barron attends along with a Google map pinpointing its location, according to MEMRI, which shares images of this messages with reporters.

Using the hashtag handle the son of the mule of America, the supporter, who uses the name Dak Al-Munafiqeen, Arabic for striking the hypocrites, wrote: Barron Trump goes to this school in Washington,' according to MEMRI.

The post was followed by a photo of Barron Trump, according to MEMRIs research. To widely disseminate the call for assassination, several pro-ISIS Telegram channels have shared and forwarded the post.

Reports of ISIS calling for Barron Trumps assassination comes amid the terror group threatening the Vatican with a Christmas attack. As The Gateway Pundits Jim Hoft reported, a pro-ISIS propaganda channel called Wafa Media made the threat through a poster depicting a vehicle attack, according to the Site Intelligence Group.

ISIS is threatening a Christmas attack on the Vatican.

On Saturday ISIS posted an image of Pope Francis beheaded.

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04:58

Fundraiser 2017/II - Please Support This Poor Poet Moon of Alabama

[This post is pinned to the top. Scroll down for fresh content.] A recent BBC Breaking "Exclusive" showed how the U.S. and its proxy forces made a deal with the Islamic State. Under U.S. supervision hundreds of ISIS fighters in...

04:54

Trump Administration Set to Defend Birth Control Rules That Pit Religion Against Womens Health The Intercept

U.S. President Donald Trump pats the shoulder of Senator Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, signing an executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

04:52

Russia In Syria - Military 'Failure' Sets Off Intense Diplomacy Moon of Alabama

Western media predicted that the Russian military campaign in Syria would end in `failure`. That - presumably - has been achieved (not). Now follows a push of diplomatic efforts to settle the war. In September 2015 the "west" prepared for...

04:42

ISIS Calls for Assassination of Barron Trump Weasel Zippers

Savages. Via Free Beacon: Pro-ISIS internet channels are calling for the assassination of President Donald Trumps son, Barron, and have shared personal details of the childs life on its social media networks, including the address of his school, according to a media monitoring organization. ISIS supporters, on a well-known Telegram channel, shared the name and []

04:39

CBS News FIRES Charlie Rose Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations The Gateway Pundit

Longtime television host Charlie Rose has been fired by CBS News following sexual miscount allegations brought forth by eight women in a Washington Post bombshell report. 

LA Times reports:

Charlie Roses CBS News career came to an unceremonious end Tuesday when the network fired him over allegations of sexual harassment.

Roses departure marks the downfall of one of televisions most venerable journalists and a major blow to CBS News, which enjoyed its greatest success ever in the morning thanks to CBS This Morning, which was built around Rose and his co-anchors Gayle King and Norah ODonnell in 2012.

CBS News terminates Charlie Rose following allegations of sexual misconduct. There is absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace, says CBS News President David Rhodes

Rose allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with nudity, groping and lewd calls.

According to the Washington Post, Roses unwanted advances included groping [womens] breasts, buttocks or genital areas.

Washington Post reports:

The wome...

04:22

Dow Hits Record High Weasel Zippers

DOW Hits Record High pic.twitter.com/GcB6KH8q7m Fox News (@FoxNews) November 21, 2017

04:05

BUSTED: Dem Rep. John Conyers Caught Lying About Not Knowing Sexual Harassment Claims Against Him The Gateway Pundit

Embattled Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) is going about his sex scandal the hard way. Monday evening, the longtime lawmaker was accused of settling sexual harassment allegations against him with taxpayer money. 

The morning after Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) was hit with sexual harassment claims, the Associated Press went to the lawmakers Detroit home to seek comment. Conyers denied the report, claiming he has not settled any sexual harassment complaints with staffers.

BuzzFeed reports:

Democratic Rep. John Conyers claimed Tuesday he didnt know about the sexual harassment claims against him that were detailed in a BuzzFeed News investigation  but a person involved in the case immediately said that he did, in fact, know.

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But a person involved in the case which went through the Office of Compliance which has a secret mechanism by which Congress has kept an unknown number of sexual harassment allegations quiet said it had actually reached a point where he did know.

We brought the complaint to the Office of Compliance. They didnt even tell him about it. You have to go through counseling and all this stupid stuff. Theres an informal mediation that takes place the congressmen dont even know about this, the person said.

He ended up knowing about this because we took it as far as you can take it before you get to the official hearing, the person said.

In a statement to POLITICO., Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said, The allegations against Ranking Member Conyers are extremely serious and deeply troubling. Obviously, these allegations must be investigated promptly by the Ethics Committee.

Speaker Paul Ryan called allegations against Conyers extremely troubling.

Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) was the person member of Congress calling for Conyers to resign.

As TGP reported, The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Buzzfeed reports:

Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News...

04:02

Just Ignore Those Docs: Conyers Denying He Harassed Anyone Or Made Any Settlements Weasel Zippers

Just ignore those docs that you did. Why is there an office covering stuff like this up for Congress?

03:33

BREAKING: Rober Mugabe Resigns, Ending 40 Decades Of His Dictatorial Rule Weasel Zippers

Via Free Beacon: Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwes president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule. The 93-year old clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, which also told him to leave power. Wild celebrations []

03:06

Been Looking At These Things With Amazement: Dem Rep. John Conyers Breaks Silence On Sex Scandal The Gateway Pundit

The morning after Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) was hit with sexual harassment claims, the Associated Press went to the lawmakers Detroit home to seek comment. Conyers denied the report, claiming he has not settled any sexual harassment complaints with staffers. 

AP reports:

Conyers, who answered the door at his Detroit home Tuesday morning, says he knows nothing about any claims of inappropriate touching and learned of the story just hours earlier.

Referring to allegations of sexual harassment and assault being made against politicians and others, the veteran lawmaker says hes been looking at these things with amazement.

BuzzFeed reports that Conyers office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confidentiality agreement. BuzzFeed also published affidavits from former staff members who said they had witnessed Conyers touching female staffers inappropriately or requesting sexual favors.

As TGP reported, The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Buzzfeed reports:

Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, three of which are notarized, from former staff members who allege that Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made sexual advances to female staff that included requests for sexual favors, contacting and transporting other women with whom they believed Conyers was having affairs, caressing their hands sexually, and rubbing their legs and backs in public. Four people involved with the case verified the documents are authentic.

Buzzfeed also reported that staffers were tasked with flying women in for Conyers using Congressional reso...

03:05

CBS Hosts Address Suspension Of Charlie Rose Over Sexual Harassment Allegations: We Are All Rocked By This Weasel Zippers

If multiple assistants were harassed, you knew. Were not giving YOU a pass. Via Free Beacon: The visibly shaken female hosts of CBS This Morning addressed the sexual harassment allegations against their longtime colleague Charlie Rose at the start of their show Tuesday, saying we are all rocked by this. An explosive Washington Post story []

02:50

EVERY SINGLE DETAIL of Gloria Allreds Attack on Roy Moore Has Been Debunked ARREST HER NOW! The Gateway Pundit

Last Monday far left attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference with Beverly Nelson in New York City.

Allred and Nelson accused Republican Roy Moore of attempted rape 38 years ago.

We now know that EVERY SINGLE DETAIL of their public accusation was a LIE.

Republican Judge Roy Moore released testimony Monday night that proves far left Attorney Gloria Allred, accuser Beverly Nelson and the national media were lying about the allegations against Judge Roy Moore.

The Moore campaign published a report on Monday that shows the accusers, Gloria Allred and Beverly Nelson, were not telling the truth on the accusations against Judge Moore.

 

Gloria Allred was lying and so was the national media.

From the report:

1.) The Olde Hickory House required employees to be at least 16.  Beverly Nelson claims she was 15 when she started.

2.) The restaurants dumpsters were on the side of the building and not in back as Nelson claimed.

3.) A former employee says the restaurant NEVER closed at 11 PM as Nelson claimed and at midnight on most nights.

4.) Customers at the counter were served by the bartender or cook and not by any waitress.

5.) The witnesses claim they have shared this information with several news outlets but they have refused to report the truth!

More Rhonda Ledbetter, who worked at the restaurant at the time, hesitated to come forward but she said, As a moral and ethical person, she had to come forward.  Rhonda said she never remembered ANYONE coming into the restaurant in a suit and that Roy Moore NEVER came into the restaurant.

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02:44

Maxine Waters To Women: Alleged Sexual Harasser John Conyers Has Impeccable Integrity On Our Issues Weasel Zippers

She knew but all they care about is holding power on their issues, so she has no problem supporting him. Via Washington Examiner: Rep. John Conyers, newly facing sexual misconduct charges from former aides, was praised by fellow Rep. Maxine Waters just last month as a champion of women. During an address to organizers of []

02:39

Cosmopolitan magazine promotes incest Fellowship of the Minds

There is a decided push underway to legitimate, if not legalize, incest all in the name of love. See: Columbia U. prof who pled guilty to incest compares it to same-sex marriage Yale U. hosts workshop teaching sensitivity to bestiality Continue reading

02:34

FLASHBACK=> Maxine Waters To Womens Convention: John Conyers Has Impeccable Integrity On Our Issues (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Amid sexual harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers, footage has resurfaced showing Rep. Maxine Waters praising the embattled lawmaker for his impeccable integrity on womens issues in October. 

Video credit: wazobia Global

You know, there is a member of Congress who has been supportive of women for many, many, many years, Waters told the crowd at the Womens Convention Sojourner Truth Luncheon in Detroit on October 28th.

He is quiet, he is confident, he is powerful, but he has impeccable integrity on all of our issues. Give John Conyers a big round of applause!

During the address, Waters called on women to reclaim their time, in the Trump-era.

Whatever that means.

The footage has resurfaced amid reports that Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms.

As TGP reported, The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Buzzfeed reports:

Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, three of which are notarized, from former staff members who allege that Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made sexual advances to female staff that included requests for sexual favors, contacting and transporting other women...

02:30

Amid new groping allegations and a past encounter, CA Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D) will not run for re-election Fellowship of the Minds

Demorats knew of Bocanegras behavior in 2009 and they supported him in the 2016 election. Guess demorats are only disturbed about his behaviors when more than one victim comes forward. From Sacramento Bee: Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, a Los Angeles Democrat Continue reading

02:24

Someone Should Tell Marshawn Lynch A Thing Or Two About Mexican Police Weasel Zippers

Lynch stood for the Mexican national anthem and sat for the U.S. national anthem when he was in Mexico for a game. And hes obviously pretty ignorant about how Mexican police treat people. Via Daily Caller: In perhaps the most crystallized example of uninformed activism, Marshawn Lynch actually protested police brutality by standing for the []

02:12

ASK TOMI LAHREN IF FOX NEWS IS TURNING ON TRUMP No More Mister Nice Blog

"You're The President" is trending on Twitter, after Fox's Neil Cavuto criticized some of President Trump's tweets.

A Fox News host has condemned Donald Trump over his latest attacks on the father of a college basketball player and a Republican senator.

On Saturday, the US President said he should have left three UCLA basketball players in jail in China after LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo Ball, refused to thank Mr Trump for his sons release....

Mr Trump then accused Jeff Flake of saying bad things about your favourite President after the Republican Senator was caught on camera criticising the billionaire and controversial Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore.

During a three-minute monologue, Fox News host Neil Cavuto said Mr Trumps remarks dont even border on being human.

Accusing him of using a bazooka to respond to a peashooter, Mr Cavuto said the President wanted to see gratitude bordering on grovelling.

Pick your fights because neither of these scenes is worth the fuss, he added. You wanted a thank you, you got it. You wanted a reason to go after a Senator you hate, you pounced on it. But last time I checked you are the President of the United States. Why dont you act like it?



Is Fox becoming disillusioned with Trump?

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02:05

Revealed: Top Democrat Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accuser With $27K In Taxpayer Money Weasel Zippers

This is where our money goes. Via Daily Caller: A leading Democratic congressman settled a wrongful dismissal complaint for more than $27,000 in taxpayer funding after he allegedly fired the staffer because she would not succumb to [his] sexual advances, according to a new report. The congressman, Michigan Rep. John Conyers, is described as a []

02:00

Mark Levin Awarded Weekly Talk Show on FOX News The Gateway Pundit

Conservative author and radio show host Mark Levin was awarded a weekly talk show on FOX News Channel.

Matt Drudge broke the news on Tuesday morning.

Levin, who was a Ted Cruz supporter in 2016, has defended President Trump from the police state tactics of the Obama regime.

The Wrap has more:

Conservative radio firebrand Mark Levin will host a new weekly Fox News program, the network announced Tusday.

Beginning in February, Life, Liberty & Levin will air on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET and feature a mix of long-form interviews and debates with newsmakers and cover current events, history, philosophy and economics.

Marks passion for the principles found in the Constitution and success in talk radio has made him a distinct figure in the media landscape, programming president Suzanne Scott said in a statement. We look forward to adding this spirited program to our weekend lineup.

The post Mark Levin Awarded Weekly Talk Show on FOX News appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

01:49

Taking a Knee, Keeping Hope Alive The Indypendent

Dear Reverend Billy,

I cant believe its been one year since Trump was elected. It feels like we fell through a collective wormhole into an alternate universe. The Womens March in January was very encouraging, but since then the resistance seems to have petered out at least it doesnt feel like it has the same momentum it did in the beginning. Do you have any shreds of hope to offer?

Burt, Greenpoint

Well, Burt, the date on your letter precedes the November 7 elections, the triumph of Jenny Durkan, an out lesbian, in the Seattle mayors race and of Danica Roem, a transgender person, who was elected to the House of Delegates in Virginia. Ravinder Bhalla is now the Sikh mayor of Hoboken.  Andrea Jenkins, the Minneapolis City Council-bound winner, is the first black transgender woman elected to public office in the United States. Maybe she can get the killer of Philando Castile into prison.

Point is: Many of the get-out-the-voters in this revolution attended their local Womens March. They got the lesson taught by the millions of people with hand-made pussy caps on that January day: the future is all of us and the future is now.

These wins are a glorious first step, but the trouble is that they are Democrats. That party has a crisis going on. Is it the party of Wall Street bankers or is it the party of all of us? The big banks are financing climate change, gentrification and war. With your impatience, Burt, youre saying that the resistance seems to have petered out just as this new generation is beginning to etch its way into office. It wont be so easy to kick the offshore 1 percenters out of their posts, but this years elections were a start. Lets roll up our sleeves and get to work, because we have a long way to go.

Rev. Billy

   

Dear Reverend Billy,

My son took a knee the other day before his middle school basketball game. Personally, I dont even know why they play the anthem to begin with but Im a little bit concerned about the way some of the other parents reacted. Some of them actually scolded my son in front of me and I was more than a tad peeved that the coach didnt stand up for my child. My son loves basketball and all his friends are on the team, but Im concerned for his mental wellbeing. I saw that you took a knee at a protest at Trump Tower and thought you might have a suggestion.

Sha...

01:46

Worst President Ever: Obamas Al Qaeda Is on the Run Line Was a Complete Lie and He Knew It (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Barack Obama was likely the most dishonest president in US history.

After eight years of Obama we put together a list of his five biggest and most outlandish lies.

1.) If you like your insurance plan, you can keep your insurance plan
Number of mentions: 37 times

As Obama was pushing the tremendously unpopular legislation now known as Obamacare, at least 37 different times he promised that If you like your insurance plan you can keep your insurance plan. Even the liberal media could not ignore it. This was lie of the year in 2013. After cancellation letters were sent to 4 million Americans, the public finally realized his breezy assurances were wrong.

2.) With Obamacare we will reduce your insurance premiums by $2,500, per family per year
Number of mentions: At least 22 times

Barack Obama promised repeatedly that Obamacare would reduce your premiums by $2,500 per year. It was a lie. The exact opposite happened. Average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups as much as 78 percent.

3.) I cannot pass amnesty through executive action I am not a dictator
Number of mentions: At least 22 times

At least 22 times Obama said he couldnt do executive amnesty himself. Then he implemented an immunity scheme via executive fiat. In bypassing Congress, Obama blatantly ignored the rule of law that is the foundation of our democracy and violated his presidential oath to uphold the laws of this land.

4.) Not one dime of Obamacare will go for abortions
Number of mentions: At least 12 times

1,036 Obamacare plans cover abortions.

In spite of repeated promises t...

01:39

Reality Challenged CNN Guest: Trump Reluctant To Attack White Men Weasel Zippers

He is one of the reasons we have Velcro shoes. Via Daily Caller: Donald Trump biographer Michael DAntonio claimed on CNN Monday that the president is reluctant to attack white men, despite evidence to the contrary. DAntonio seemed convinced that Trumps Twitter attack on LaVar Ball was racially motivated, stating, the president is signaling to []

01:37

Under the GOP Tax Plan, Top Republican Orrin Hatchs Own American Dream Would Have Been Out of Reach The Intercept

Orrin Hatch came from nothing, and he made it.

In office for 40 years, hes president pro tempore of the Senate and chairs the powerful committee writing the Senate GOPs tax plan. Hes using that perch, he explained last week, so that everybody can have the same chance he did.

As the Senate put the finishing touches on its tax bill in his Finance Committee last week, Hatch got into it with Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, who was lambasting the bill as a giveaway for the rich.

I come from the poor people. And Ive been here working my whole entire stinkin career for people who dont have a chance. And I really resent anyone saying that Im just doing this for the rich. Gimme a break, Hatch told Brown. I come from the lower middle class originally. We didnt have anything. So dont spew that stuff on me. I get a little tired of that crap.

Hatch, satisfied with the exchange, shared a video of it on social media, adding a few narrative details.

Hatch went to to the University of Pittsburgh Law School on a scholarship when tuition there ranged from $1,100 to $1,300 per year.

The bottom tax rate in 1960 was 20 percent, which would have put Hatchs tax bill at around $780 for the waiver. In an interview with the local Utah press in 2015, the senator described his ordeal, which at the time was tax-free. It was a blessing to me that I had that honors scholarship. I could have never gone to law school....

01:24

Proof in the Age of Doubt The Indypendent

After the 2016 presidential election, I was one of many who spontaneously posted an all-black image to social media. In the immediate aftermath of Trumps victory, there was a need to express something along with the sense that nothing could express that mix of fear, frustration and grief that hit last Nov. 9. An all-black image with its deathly/funereal associations was all that fit.

Brooklyn-based artist Robert Longo (born 1953) may have been acting on similar impulses when he made Untitled (Obama Leaving) (2017). The piece, like most of his work, is a large-scale charcoal drawing. One of its paired panels shows Barack Obama and his entourage walking off an airport tarmac, the ex-Presidents facial expression the combination of hope and resignation that he so often wore. The second panel, though, is pure darkness the whole sheet of paper covered with charcoal dust. The juxtaposition suggests a slight movement through time, like a comic-book page or film stills: from a grim but palpable present to some unimaginable future.

This work is part of Proof, currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum, which puts Longos work alongside that of Sergei Eisenstein and Francisco Goya. The Brooklyn Museum has lately presented a streak of progressive-minded, socially conscious exhibitions. This show is part of that, but it comes to its politics in a stranger, more elliptical way. Rather than trying to rally viewers around any particular cause, it asks them to question the nature of proof the ways reality is mediated, codified, distorted and dramatized. Dramatized, especially: The art is almost all striking, severe imagery, delivering its various looming horrors in stark black and white.

The show begins with Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948), the gifted Russian filmmaker who defined the powers of cinematic montage, while also chronicling Soviet history in films like Battleship Potemkin (1925) and October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927-28). Seven of his films are displayed simultaneously, with no sound or titles, and slowed to a crawl: Whats left are his cinematographic images which, frame by frame, convey a wondrously melodramatic sort of old-fashioned pathos.

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01:17

Brooklyn College Asks The NYPD To Limit Presence On Campus Even For Bathroom Breaks Weasel Zippers

The police can use the stairwells same as the homeless. Via Washington Examiner: Certain members of Brooklyn College dont want police officers using the bathrooms on campus. Students are reportedly circulating a petition asking the college to release a statement disinviting NYPD on campus in any respect even if its just to take breaks and []

01:05

Right-Wing Snowflake Roy Moore Is Now Threatening To Sue Alabama's 3 Biggest Newspapers For Exposing Him DownWithTyranny!


I have no idea how many Alabama voters even read newspapers, let alone factor their endorsements into their decision-making, but the 3 biggest newspapers in Alabama have a message for the voters there: "Stand for decency; reject Roy Moore." All three-- the Birmingham News, the Mobile Press-Register and the Huntsville Times-- endorsed Democrat Doug Jones. And they all put the endorsement on the front page of the Sunday papers. The 3 share the state's top website, AL.com and they're featuring it as well. The papers had already pointed out that Moore is ""grossly unfit" to represent the state in the Senate but this was the first time they endorsed Jones. Moore says he's suing them. Excerpts from the editorial:
This election is a turning point for women in Alabama. A chance to make their voices heard in a state that has silenced them for too long.

The accusations against Roy Moore have been horrifying, but not shocking.

Every day new allegations arise that illustrate a pattern of a man in his 30s strutting through town like the cock of the walk, courting and preying on young women and girls. And though Roy Moore has denied the accusations of these women, his own platform and record is hostile to so many Alabamians.

Unlike the national party, the Alabama Republican establishment has chosen to stand by him, attacking and belittling the brave women who have come forward.

As a news organization, we have independently investigated...

01:04

A Greek Tragedy Foretold The Indypendent

Along with French economist Thomas Piketty, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is making economics sexy again. Journalists enjoyed snapping photos of Varoufakis, clad in a black leather coat, commuting to the finance ministrys offices on his Yamaha motorcycle. But his short tenure in the Greek government was marked by clashes with the countrys creditors and ultimately with the leadership of Syriza, the left-wing party that came to power in Greece in early 2015.

Varoufakis, a self-described erratic Marxist, also happens to be a gifted storyteller who can deftly relate personal experiences to larger themes without sacrificing analytical rigor. Its not something you would expect to find in your average finance minister, but he is no ordinary government bureaucrat.

He opens Adults in the Room, his memoir about his short time in government, by describing a late-night meeting in a Washington bar in which former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers asks him if he would behave as an insider or outsider. It is a sly narrative construct, as Varoufakis tells all from the outsider-insider perspective and recounts the negotiations over Greeces debt with the Troika: the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB).

Varoufakis names the individual actors in the Greek tragedy, but where he really shines is in explaining the central economic and political forces that created Europes economic crisis.

Greeces population is 10.75 million but its public debt is around 330 billion euros ($390 billion). He argues that Greece is in a modern-day debtors prison and cannot pay its sovereign debt without a serious restructuring. Adults in the Room takes pains to describe his attempts to end the countrys fiscal waterboarding at the hands of the Troika. Varoufakis demanded new debt terms and some debt cancellation haircuts for the banks and other institutions that held Greeces bonds. One problem was that the ECBs charter explicitly prohibited debt cancellation and bailouts, thus stacking the deck against the debtor nation.

An outsiders tale of crashing the ultimate insiders club.

Once in power, Varoufakis got creative. He offered to convert Greeces unsustainable debt payments to perpetual bonds that paid lower but perpetual interest, and the country would be able to choose when to pay off the principal, sometime in the distant future. Another novel but workable idea was that Greece would swap its largest debt obligations for new 30-year bonds that had crucial provisions: Annual payments would be suspended until Greeces national income increased, and would then be linked to its economic growth.

It would have been a win-win solution for both sides, but the Troika rejected all of Varoufakis proposals. It he...

01:00

How Game Can Get in the Way of Getting Laid Matt Forney

This is a guest post by Kid Strangelove. Kid originally published this article at his own blog on October 12, 2010, but he deleted the site a while ago so he could focus on other projects. He asked me if Id be willing to re-post some of his articles on my blog and I said yes.

Ever get flaked on by a girl?

Of course you have. Its normal. Its human nature.

Sometimes flaking can be disheartening, sometimes you just ignore it and move on, and sometimes you try to learn from your mistakes. But rarely do you get a chance to find out straight from the source what you did wrong, or what she thought of you.

I mean, a flake is the ultimate form of rejection: apathy. Its like in the pro wrestling world: the best guys are the guys the audience either cheers the loudest or completely shits on with boos, but the guys that you dont hear about are the guys that just simply get no reaction, positive or negative, whatsoever.

Sorry, Bobby. They tried.

Bumping into a former flake just doesnt happen every single day, but when it does, man does it feel enlightening (or embarrassing or both).

Flash back to last week. I was hanging out with a few friends of mine, having a quiet hookah night, followed by our familiar Tuesday spot famous for its two dollar beers and amazing burgers. The Tuesday spot was overflowing with Yankee fans, since this was their very first series game against the Twins. Beer and baseball flowed through me, and I was relaxed.

But when I steppe...

00:41

Flashback: Sex Abuser Charlie Rose Shames Steve Bannon and Ridicules President Trump for Billy Bush Tape (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

A few months ago CBS Anchor Charlie Rose interviewed former President Trump Campaign Strategist Steve Bannon on 60 Minutes.

During the interview the Billy Bush tape was discussed where President Trump was recorded saying that women let him grab them anywhere since hes a celebrity. The video was years old when presented on all the mainstream media (MSM) outlets late in the campaign just a few weeks before the election.

President Trump and Steve Bannon responded to the Bush tape by having a press conference in St. Louis a few days later on a Sunday shortly before the 2nd debate with Hillary Clinton.

President Trump did what no politician has ever done he hit back HARD and Bannon had much to do with it.

On that Sunday President Trump invited the media to a pre-debate presser.  The media was non- stop about the video claiming Trump was finished.  The reporters thought they were going to a pre-debate photo op with Donald Trump.  They walked in on Trump sitting with Clinton rape victims.  Trump held a presser with Paula Jones, Kathy Shelton, Juanita Broaddrick & Kathleen Willey

TRUMP PUNKED THE PRESS!

This all occurred a few hours before the 2nd debate.  The liberal MSM thought again that they had finally knocked Donald Trump out of the race.  This was their October surprise.  What the MSM could not see was that the Clinton campaign could not win an argument about abusing women.  Bill Clinton, the Democrat candidates husband, was the worlds most notorious womanizer and Trump reminded us all that this was the fact.

In the 60 minutes interview with Bannon, Charlie Rose revisited the Billy Bush tape.  He shamed Bannon for his support of candidate Trump during this time and ridiculed President Trump for the video when interviewing Bannon.

Rose started a segment of the interview off with a comment to Bannon that Americans do care about respect for women.   There was some discussion then Rose asked Bannon in a confronting manner, Are you trying to destroy somebody when you...

00:35

Billings, MT Elects Democratic Socialist To City Council Weasel Zippers

Just the beginning. Via Billings Gazette: Denise Joy is trying to get used to this elected official thing. At a downtown Billings coffee shop on Thursday, she said its a bit different to have people recognize her in public and stop to comment on the election win. Joy joked about how she thought things would []

00:19

The Future of 1939 bensozia

Gallery of photos from the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Statue of a Pony Express rider being ambushed by Indians, from the AT&T Pavilion.

GM Building. One of the interesting things to me is that despite World War II, architecture took up in the 1950s right where it left off in 1939, along the path of abstract modernism. This was how the future looked in 1939 and it remained how the future looked right into the 1960s, just as much in the Soviet Union and Japan as in western Europe and North America. Whatever modernism was about, it was a powerful, worldwide movement that couldn't even be derailed by the greatest slaughter humanity has ever contrived.

The Electric Utilities Building at night. Electric power was big at the fair, celebrating one of th...

00:18

Sexgate: CBS & PBS fired Charlie Rose after 8 women accused him of sexual misconduct, incl. walking around naked Fellowship of the Minds

I knew it! Years ago, when I first saw Charlie Rose on PBS, before he became CBS This Mornings anchor, I took an instant visceral dislike of him, not because of his political ideology (of which I knew little), but Continue reading

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23:32

U.S. Generals Might Stop Trump From an Illegal Nuclear Strike But Who Will Save Us From a Legal One? The Intercept

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, poses for a handshake at Offutt Air Force Base with Gen. John E. Hyten, the head of Strategic Command, in Bellevue, Neb. on Sept. 14, 2017. Mattis will be receiving classified briefings at Strategic Command, which will help him in his "nuclear posture review," a top-to-bottom reassessment of U.S. nuclear weapons policy.

23:30

North Carolina fire department loses funds over Confederate flag Fellowship of the Minds

From Fox News: A fire department in North Carolina stands to lose at least $19,000 because of its refusal to remove a Confederate flag from its property.  The Uwharrie Volunteer Fire Department has been flying the Confederate flag in front Continue reading

22:00

Senador ignora apelos e mantm relatrio contra plantio de maconha para uso prprio The Intercept

Audincia pblica realizada no dia 26 de outubro ouviu vozes contra e a favor da descriminalizao do cultivo de maconha para uso prprio. Na ocasio, o senador Srgio Peteco (PSD/AC) reconheceu haver "consenso" favorvel ao plantio para uso medicinal.

21:12

How to Use Fiscal and Monetary Policy to Make Us Rich Again Neritam

During the post war Golden Age, from 1950 to 1973, US median real wages more than doubled. Today, they are lower than they were when Jimmy Carter was President. If you want an explanation why Americans are pessimistic about their future, that is as good a reason as any. In a recent article, Noah Smith []

20:24

Trump Accused Of Sexual Assault-Harassment By 24 Women: Hear The Stories Of 16 Of Them Mining Awareness +


Link: http://youtu.be/P2lMN3kIjAA
3 1/2 minute video; inappropriate for minors

Here is an article on the 16: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-running-list-of-all-the-women-whove-accused-donald-trump-of-sexual-assault_us_57ffae1fe4b0162c043a7212

There are apparently 24:

Video brought to our attention here:

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20:02

TRUMP BOMBS CIA DRUG LABS! ICC SEEKS PROBE AGAINST PAST ADMINISTRATIONS WAR CRIMES! THE MARSHALL REPORT

Afghan poppy farmers extract raw opium from poppy heads in fields in Zhera disrict west of Kandahar

Commander In Chief Donald Trump is bombing the heck out of the CIAS Opium Labs thwarting all the cartel dollars and taking over the corrupt C.I.A.  For those of you out there who had been saying things like Psyop If that Marine Troops were at CIA in Langley why didnt we know about it?  Where are the pictures?  Good grief!  President Trump said many times on the campaign trail and in televised debates (several of them) that when he is President he will take care of the problems and, You wont know what Im going to do.  Thats stupid to tell the enemy on this day at this timewe ar...

19:40

FBI Statement on Murder of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez The Last Refuge

The initial report from the U.S. Border Patrol on the murder of Agent Rogelio Martiez was posted Sunday November 19th, and stated: Agent Rogelio Martinez and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding to activity while on patrol near Interstate Continue reading

19:40

Depleted Uranium and Radioactive Contamination in Iraq Neritam

The amount of devastation caused by the Depleted Uranium (DU) weaponry used against Iraq during the consecutive US led wars is historically unprecedented in modern warfare. The devastating magnitude of the complications and damage caused as a result of the use of such radioactive and toxic weapons on the environment and the human population was []

19:01

Midnight Meme Of The Day! DownWithTyranny!


-by Noah

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is a woman who knows what she wants and what she looks for in a senator. She wants the best her party has to offer! That's why she supports Judge Roy Moore!

If Moore wins, I wonder if she'll bring her granddaughters to the victory party. Well, it is Alabama, so, probably, yeah.

17:37

The White House is Run Entirely by Hucksters, Democrats, and Generals Neritam

There is no one left in the White House who has any idea what theyre doing. At least nobody conservative. President Donald Trump never tires of reminding audiences that he is not a politician, and he proves it on an hourly basis. He is by turns a nationalist, a populist, and a demagogue but []

17:05

Gazans turn to their rooftops for sustenance Neritam

https://electronicintifada.net/sites/default/files/styles/original_800w/public/2017-08/img_8255-2.jpg?itok=vGR-qldQ&timestamp=1502908924 For Muhyeddin al-Kahlout, the benefits of his rooftop farm are wide-reaching. Mohamed Hajjar The decade-old Israeli blockade on Gaza has dramatically undermined the coastal strips agriculture sector. The electricity crisis has exacerbated this problem. With electricity available for only three to four hours a day, most productive sectors in Gaza are debilitated to the []

16:48

CNN Sister Network TBS Gives Show to Vile Trump Assassin Wannabe Snoop Dogg The Gateway Pundit

TBS, the sister cable network to CNN, is airing a primetime TV show hosted by rapper Snoop Dogg even though he has repeatedly promoted the assassination of President Donald Trump. Dogg also attacked the President in a vile video released Mondaythe day before Doggs show, a reboot of the game show The Jokers Wild, is set to air a new episode.

Screen image from March 2017 of TBS host Snoop Dogg acting out assassinating President Trump.

In a video released in March, Dogg, aka Calvin Broadus, Jr., acted out the assassination of President Trump. CNN reported on the video at the time.

At the beginning of November, Dogg released an album cover showing him standing over an American flag draped corpse with a toe tag that prominently said, TRUMP.

Variety reported Dogg pulled the image and released the album with a different cover.

The rappers publicist told Variety his album has already been released with a different cover. The new graphic features a blue baseball cap reading, Make America Crip Again, clearly alluding to Trumps red hats with his Make America Great Again campaign slogan. The EPs original artwork appears to be a reference to Ice Cubes 1991 album Death Certificate, which showed the rapper standing over the corpse of Uncle Sam.

On Monday, Dogg released a profanity-laced rant attacking Trump over his comments about NFL player Marshawn Lynch not standing for the National Anthem in Mexico and LaVar Ball over his statements dissing Trump about helping free his shoplifting UCLA basketball player son from China.

Excerpted quotes from TBS host Snoop Dogg:

Fuck Donald Trump, bitch! Fuck you. Fuck you Donald Trump and everything you stand for. &#8220...

16:31

To monitor entire world Neritam

A Good American http://agoodamerican.org/

16:25

Save the Internet: Petition; Call Congress; Share; Info About the Trump Administrations Attack On Net Neutrality Mining Awareness +

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Net Neutrality is not negotiable. Its essential to everything we need in our society and democracy from educational and economic opportunities to political organizing and dissent. Millions of people fought for over a decade to secure lasting Net Neutrality protections. We will not accept anything less. We urge you to reject any attacks on real Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality keeps the internet free and open enabling anyone to share and access information of their choosing without interference from companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon.

But the Trump administration wants to shut down the open internet.
The Federal Communications Commission passed historic rules protecting Net Neutrality in...

16:20

November 21st 2017 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #306 The Last Refuge

In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for Presidential Politics. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and Continue reading

16:15

The Corruption of the Law Neritam

I drink coffee in the morning on a round, ornate oak table that once belonged to Harlan Fiske Stone, a U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1925 to 1946 and the chief justice for the last five of those years. Stone and his family spent their summers on this windswept, remote island six miles off the []

16:15

Tuesday November 21st Open Thread The Last Refuge

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those Continue reading

16:01

Democrat Rep John Conyers Gets SAVAGED on Twitter Following Sexual Harassment Revelation The Gateway Pundit

Americans are enraged over taxpayer money being used to pay for the sins on Congressmen.

It was revealed Monday evening that one Congressman who settled a harassment suit in 2015 was Democrat Rep John Conyers. According to affidavits, Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms!

The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Buzzfeed reports:

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not succumb to [his] sexual advances.

Buzzfeed also reported that staffers were tasked with flying women in for Conyers using Congressional resources!

Former employees also said that Conyers made it very clear that if they performed personal favors it would lead to salary increases and promotions. It was well known Conyers was having affairs with multiple female staffers. He often made sexual advances towards women and grew angry if they brought their husbands around.

Even more egregious, Conyers victims were paid a settlement in exchange for their silence out of taxpayer money after a long, daunting process.

John Boehner was House Speaker when these settlements were made. Buzzfeed reached out to his spox and they have not responded with comment.

AMERICANS ARE MAD AS HELL! 

Angry Americans savaged Conyers on his last tweet where he said, I miss Barack Obama.

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16:00

The Secret Lives Of Republicans-- In The "O" States, Ohio And Oklahoma DownWithTyranny!

Are ALL ultra-conservative Republican state legislators child rapists?

Last week I professed bewilderment as to why Ohio state Rep and rising star Wes Goodman-- heir apparent to Jim Jordan-- faced political erasure after he was caught having consensual sex with another adult male in his district office. If Republicans fired every officeholder guilty of gross hypocrisy, there would be virtually no Republican officeholders left. Sure, Goodman, was a hypocrite for living in the closet while wracking up an anti-LGBT record but there are dozens of Republicans in the same boat, including Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Patrick McHenry (R-NC), David Young (R-IA), to name a few prominent ones. But Ohio Republicans didn't force Goodman to quit over the hypocrisy. Fondling a supporter's teenage son without the kid's consent is a much bigger deal.

Over the weekend, the backstory came tumbling out of Goodman's closet: this was no one-time faux pas-- he led secret gay life, made unwelcome advances to younger men. Jackie Borchardt reporting: "In public, Wesley Goodman was an up-and-coming conservative who championed pro-family and anti-LGBT causes and aspired to someday run for Congress. In private, he exchanged salacious texts and emails with gay men he met on Capitol Hill, and sent sexually suggestive messages to young men he met through conservative circles who were too intimidated to publicly complain, according to three people who knew him when he worked in Washington." It wasn't just...

15:50

Stealin Be Ok, No Big Deal LeVar Ball Showcases Mentality Behind His Son LiAngelo Ball Shoplifting in China The Last Refuge

UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested in China for shoplifting while attending basketball tournament. UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero said the players stole from three stores in China including sunglasses stolen by LiAngelo Ball Continue reading

15:49

Telia to Pay $965 Million FCPA Prosecution Deferred in Uzbek Bribery Case Neritam

Stockholm-based Telia Company AB and its Uzbek subsidiary, Coscom LLC, entered into a global foreign bribery resolution and will pay a combined total penalty of more than $965 million to resolve charges arising out of a scheme to pay bribes in Uzbekistan. Coscom pled guilty and was sentenced on a one-count criminal information charging the []

15:39

Footage Resurfaces of Dem Rep. John Conyers Reading Porn Magazine on Airplane Amid Sex Scandal (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Footage has resurfaced of Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) reading a pornographic magazine on a packed airplane in 2010 amid the lawmakers bombshell sex scandal. 

Video credit: Henry Payne

Daily Mail UK reports:

Clearly unabashed, an elderly congressman has been filmed reading Playboy magazine on a flight to Washington.

Maybe it was for research purposes but it must surely be a touch embarrassing for 81-year-old John Conyers, who is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

The headline of the story on one website, The Michigan View, refers to Mr Smut goes to Washington.

The Detroit Democratic congressman was on a plane headed to the capital when a fellow passenger filmed him flicking through pages of the magazine.

The video and pictures were first posted on the Facebook page of the former Pulitzer Prize winner Charlie LeDuff.

The Michigan View reports Conyers may have been scanning the magazines articles, such as La Chatte by Maureen Gibbon. Judging by Conyers sex scandal, we arent buying it.

Syndicated columnist Phi Kerpen joked about the Democrat lawmakers sex scandal by tweeting a link to the Playboy Magazine incident, tweeting If only there had been some clue.

As The Gateway Pundits Cristina Laila reported, it was revealed Mon...

15:12

CNN Host Grills UCLA Basketball Players Father For Disrespecting POTUS Trump In Off the Wall Interview (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

On Monday evening, CNN host Chris Cuomo grilled Lavar Ball, the father of UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball for dismissing President Trumps role in securing his sons release from China.

Ball told Cuomo that he did more to get his son out of jail than President Trump.

I helped my son get out of [China]I had some people that had boots on the ground that knew the situation!

Video credit: PG Sports

Uproxx reports:

LaVar Ball took his feud with Donald Trump to another level on Monday night, as the founder of Big Baller Brand appeared on CNN. The much-anticipated interview came one day after the president tweeted about Balls comments regarding Trumps involvement in getting three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China back to the United States.

Among the three players who were arrested for shoplifting was Balls middle son, LiAngelo. Trump tweeted that he wanted the players to thank him for speaking to Chinese president Xi Jinping about their status, and all three obliged upon returning stateside.

LaVar Ball was not as eager to thank Trump, however, as he responded to a question about the lead...

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Charles Manson LewRockwell

It is strange how close we are to people we have never met. It is no more than six degrees of separation in most cases.

There is a parlor game on this: the Kevin Bacon game. Name a movie. Then get to Kevin Bacon within six steps. Sometimes it is far fewer than six.

www.GaryNorth.com site member posted this.

As a member of the BMW Club of Northern California, I met some unusual people. Dick (Richard) Van Dusen was among them. He invited me to visit his home to meet his family. He did so with this invitation, We dont have much, but we will share what we have.We visited back and forth many times over the next couple of years. His middle daughter was quite skilled at sewing. I once bought her a hunk of fabric and in just over an hour, she was wearing the pants made from it. The younger daughter, Julie, really liked me and was about 9 at the time.

One Sunday I was visiting the family and a school bus drove into the yard. Out came a bunch of hippy types. Two guys and 8-10 young women. One guy, Charlie, was clearly the head of the group. It was obvious that they all worshipped him. He was so weird and the relationships so sick that I made an excuse and left after a couple of hours. He had visited the family several times over the years. I didnt recall names, as I just pushed aside this bunch of crazies. The hippie era was full of way out groups, so this wasnt so unusual.

A few months later, Dick reminded me of that group. He told me that they were in the news for having killed Sharon Tate. He was quite appalled and shaken. Charlie had given a diamond ring to Julie, which I suppose she still has today.

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This is one degree of separation for him, two for me.

I also have three degrees, twice.

In high school, one of my closest friends was Neal Jardine. That was in the late 1950s. His younger brother was Al. I met him only once, probably in 1958.

Thats one degree.

In 1961, Al got together with the Wilson brothers to form a band, the Pendletones. They cut a single. When it came out, they found that someone in the record company had changed the bands name to the Beach Boys.

Thats two degrees.

Dennis Wilson rented a home in Malibu in the late-1960s. A frequent guest was Charles Manson. Dennis persuaded brother Brian to cut a song of Mansons, Cease to Exist. Brian changed it to Never Learn Not to Love.

Thats three degrees.

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Your Lower and Lower Standard of Living LewRockwell

Several times over my 29 years in Congress I have wondered whether there are any fiscal conservatives at the Pentagon.

It seems that the Defense Department is just like every other gigantic bureaucracy. When it comes to money, the refrain is always more, more, more.

On November 14, the House passed what one Capitol Hill paper described as a $700 billion compromise defense bill.  It was $80 billion over the budget caps and many billions more than even President Trump had requested.

I opposed almost all the major initiatives of the Obama administration. But it was false to say that the Defense Department was depleted or eviscerated during those years, or that now we must rebuild the military.

In fact, public relations experts in future years should conduct studies about how the Defense Department has been able to convince the public it has been cut when it is getting more money than ever.

Defense Department appropriations have more than doubled since 2000. In addition, the Department has gotten extra billions in several supplemental or emergency appropriation bills.

The military construction bill is a separate bill that has added another $109.5 billion over the last 10 years. It would be hard to find any U.S. military base any place in the world that has not had several new buildings constructed over the last few years.

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In fiscal year 2016, we spent over $177 billion on new equipment, guns, tanks, etc. We have spent similar amounts for many years. Most of this equipment does not wear out or have to be replaced after just one year.

It is ironic that the only President in the last 60 or 70 years who has tried to rein in defense spending is the only President in that period who spent most of his career in the military.

In Evan Thomas book, Ikes Bluff, when told by his top staffer that he could not reduce defense spending, President Eisenhower said if he gave another star to every general who cut his budget, there would be such a rush to cut costs youll have to get out of the way.

The book also quotes Eisenhower as saying Heaven help us if we ever have a President who doesnt know as much about the military as I do.

Therein lies an explanation for a big part of what has caused much excessive and/or wasteful defense spending and, the willingness, even at times eagerness, to go to war and support permanent, never-ending wars.

Only 18% of the current Congress has ever served in any branch of our military. Members are afraid if they do not vote for an increase in defense spending, or if they question waste by the military, some demagogue will accuse them of not supporting the troops.

It would be a huge understatement to say that I usually do n...

The End Is Near LewRockwell

The storyline began with Weinstein and moved, as sure as day follows night, to Clinton.

And now this:

Bill Clinton Faces Sexual Assault Accusations From Four More Women

the women allege the former president assaulted them in the early 2000s, when Clinton was working with playboy billionaire investor Ron Burkle.

They say there is no evidence that Burkle knew anything about the alleged assaults.  I say that there is:

Clinton and Burkle used to travel together on Burkles private jet, which earned the reprehensible nickname Air F*** One. All of the women are former employees of Burkle who said Clinton took advantage of his power over them.

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What do you think?  I say Burkle will be added to the list.

And Bill and Hillary are done.

Reprinted with permission from Bionic Mosquito.

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Were Fighting For Our Lives and Liberty LewRockwell

More than three-and-a-half years since the so-called Battle of Bunkerville, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons, and a fourth defendant are facing a jury of their peers in a Las Vegas courtroom.

As opening statements kicked off this week, prosecutors said the Bundy camp defied the rule of law by threat of violence and intimidation, while defense attorneys called the nearly weeklong standoff in April 2014 a legal protest against federal government overreach.

The only thing (Bundy) wanted to do was raise cattle, just like his grandfather did, and his dad did, defense attorney Bret Whipple said in his opening presentation, according to Reuters.

Cliven Bundys cattle, and the lands they roamed, represent the root cause of the Bunkerville standoff, which was the culmination of a decades-long dispute between Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management. Before 1993, Bundy paid the federal government land grazing fees. But then Bundy took issue with the governments tightened ranch restrictions meant to protect the endangered desert tortoise.

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In the end, BLM agents retreated, and no shots were fired. But 19 people have been arrested in connection with the standoff. Some have pleaded guilty, others have been found guilty in other trials, and others still have been exonerated or taken plea deals with what are expected to be light sentences.

On Tuesday, Acting U.S. Attorney Steven Myhre cast the 71-year-old Bundy, his two sons Ryan and Ammon, and co-defendant Ryan Payne as members of a conspiracy meant to impede law enforcements efforts to execute a court order.

Countering that, Defense attorney Whipple showed a video of a federal agent throwing Bundys sister, 57-year-old Margaret Huston to the ground. Whipple questioned Myhres explanation of the event, which was...

Why Is the US Helping Saudi Arabia LewRockwell

Its remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States in the tragedy is glossed over or completely ignored. A recent Washington Post article purporting to tell us how things got so bad explains to us that, its a complicated story involving warring regional superpowers, terrorism, oil, and an impending climate catastrophe.

No, Washington Post, its simpler than that. The tragedy in Yemen is the result of foreign military intervention in the internal affairs of that country. It started with the Arab Spring which had all the fingerprints of State Department meddling, and it escalated with 2015s unprovoked Saudi attack on the country to re-install Riyadhs preferred leader. Thousands of innocent civilians have been killed and millions more are at risk as starvation and cholera rage.

We are told that US foreign policy should reflect American values. So how can Washington support Saudi Arabia a tyrannical state with one of the worst human rights record on earth as it commits by what any measure is a genocide against the Yemeni people? The UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs warned just last week that Yemen faces the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims. The Red Cross has just estimated that a million people are vulnerable in the cholera epidemic that rages through Yemen.

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The United States is backing Saudi aggression against Yemen by cooperating in every way with the Saudi military. Targeting, intelligence, weapons sales, and more. The US is a partner in Saudi Arabias Yemen crimes.

Does holding hands with Saudi Arabia as it slaughters Yemeni children really reflect American values? Is anyone even playing attention?

The claim that we are fighting al-Qaeda in Yemen and thus our involvement is covered under the post-9/11 authorization for the use of force is without merit. In fact it has been reported numerous times in the mainstream media that US intervention on behalf of the Saudis in Yemen is actually a boost to al-Qaeda in the country. Al-Qaeda is at war with the Houthis who had taken control of much of the country because the Houthis practice a form of Shia Islam they claim is tied to Iran. We are fighting on the same side as al-Qaeda in Yemen.

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Cowboys, Truckers, and Us LewRockwell

Being a trucker especially an owner-operator used to be a lot like being a cowboy was back in the 1800s.

On your own timetable, beholden to none so long as the cows (or the cargo) got where they needed to be on time. Independent, free.

Which, naturally, is why both avocations had to be stomped.

Cowboys became ranch hands, no longer free to roam.

But at least they arent subject to 24-7 recording of their doings  as truckers soon will be. It will be done via something called an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) which is basically a mobile, in-truck Panopticon a rig for the rig that sees all and knows all and narcs all, to the Appropriate Authorities.

It will tell drivers when to stop driving even if they are just a couple of miles away from their destination. And they must stop. No matter how needless or inconvenient.

If they do not . . .

The ELDs, of course, will not be optional.

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They will become mandatory for all new trucks about a month from now on Dec. 18 when a new federal fatwa goes into effect.

Unless, as the result of some last-minute spasm of concern for our ever-diminishing liberties, someone puts a legislative stop to it.

One such someone is Republican Rep. Brian Babin of Texas, who wrote a bill (H.R. 3282) that would do just that but. Give him credit for trying. But like the effort to get rid of Obamacare its more about talking points than actually doing something about it. Because most Republicans might as well be Democrats, or the reverse. The one party always seeks the same things more power, more control.

Trumps nominee for oberbefehlshaber der Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Raymond Martinez, has already indicated he supports the ELD mandate. See? Voting matters . . .

The truckers, of course, will get to pay for the technology which will be used to treat them like home-release criminals and those people at least get free ankle bracelets (well, free in the sense that they are paid for by taxpayers).

The ELD mandate like so many similar mandates in the land of the formerly free is based on the new American guiding ideas of presumptive guiltcollective dumbing down and collective punishment. It is premised on the archetype of the least-common denominator and then applied to all, deserved or not.

The Feds have established an arbitrary limit of 11 hours of driving per day in the same way that DUI l...

Cops Can Get Your DNA LewRockwell

Sending a sample of your DNA through the post may seem like a harmless and novel way of tracing your ancestry, and millions of Americans have already done so, but there is a more sinister side to this relatively new enterprise.

If youre suspected of a crime police can, if they have a warrant, request access to your DNA profile from both the Ancestry and 23andMe websites. The latter has received five requests for customer information from law enforcement, although the company says it didnt comply with any of these requests.

As the 5 requests resulting in zero information provided indicates, we resist all of these requests. For perspective, 5 requests with over 3 million customers are 0.0002% worth of requests in 11 years. Thats less than rare, 23andMe spokesman Andy Kill told RT.com.

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Though the company hasnt ruled out providing information to authorities in the future. We would always review a request and take it on a case-by-case basis, privacy officer Kate Black told WJAX on Thursday.

Ancestry.com, however, has complied with such requests. Of the nine made by authorities for customer info in 2016, the company provided information in eight of the cases, according to the companys transparency report.

However, the company stressed to RT.com that these requests were not related to DNA profiles rather they were all with regards to things like account data that could be useful in credit card fraud investigations.

USAID and Wall Street LewRockwell

In 1928 when the US-based United Fruit Company now known as Chiquita Brands International faced labor issues in Colombia, it had at its disposal Colombian troops which gunned down hundreds of strikers to maintain production and profits.

Ensuring that Colombia protected American interests was the US State Department who hosted company representatives at the US embassy in Bogot, which in turn was in contact with Washington.

The United Fruit Companys actions in Colombia was far from an isolated incident. US Marine Corps General Smedley Butler would write a book regarding his personal, first-hand experience in fighting wars on multiple continents for oil companies, bankers, and fruit companies.

Nearly a century ago large corporate interests already possessed full control over the mechanisms of American governance, determining its domestic and foreign policy, and readily using the nations military might for their own personal gain across the globe.

The arrangement has not disappeared over time. It has simply evolved.

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The US Chamber of Commerce and USAID

The US Chamber of Commerce on its own website admits it is a lobbying organization and while it claims it represents millions of businesses big and small it is an organization dominated by, and existing solely for it largest members.

These include Chevron, Citi, Coco-Cola, Chevrolet, McDonalds, Ford, Dow, Exxon, Honeywell, Proctor & Gamble, Visa, Yum, Monsanto, and many more.

And while there is nothing inherently wrong with a lobbying organization, or US companies doing business abroad, it is what this particular lobbying organization does with its immense, concentrated, and unwarranted influence.

Representing not only the largest corporations in the United States, but also some of the largest corporations on Earth, the US Chamber of Commerce today just as United Fruit did nearly a century ago has direct access to the levers of US governance.

The US State Department today just as it did in Bogot in 1928 represents American interests, understood as being synonymous with corporate interests. It is through the US State Department that organizations like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) receive their funding and directives.

These organizations are either chaired by or partnered directly with representatives not from humanitarian aid or democracy promotion circles, but from the very corporations they truly serve merely under the guise of development and democracy.

USAID for instance openly boasts of...

Whats the #1 Supplement Recommended by Cardiologists? LewRockwell

By Dr. Mercola

According to the industry publication New Hope,1 coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and the reduced version, ubiquinol, are among the most popular supplements for mitochondrial health. Between 2000 and 2016, the number of Americans using CoQ10 increased from 2 million to 24 million, and the number of brands featuring CoQ10 has increased from 18 brands to 125.

This rapid growth suggests people are becoming increasingly familiar with the importance of mitochondrial health, which is great news. Even better, a recent poll2,3 reveals CoQ10 is now also the No. 1 supplement recommended by cardiologists for all patients. For years, Ive warned that anyone taking a statin drug to lower their cholesterol really must take a CoQ10 supplement or better yet, ubiquinol, which is the active, reduced form to protect their health, especially their heart health.

In the past, few doctors, including cardiologists, would warn their patients of the fact that statins deplete your body of CoQ10 (and other important nutrients, including vitamin D). It appears this may now be slowly changing. Your body also produces less ubiquinol with advancing age, which is why supplementation is recommended even if youre not on a statin drug.

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You can also improve absorption of CoQ10 from food or supplements by taking it with a small amount of healthy fat such as some olive oil, coconut oil or avocado. To optimize your bodys production of CoQ10, also be sure to eat plenty of:

  • Fatty fish low in contaminants, such as wild-caught Alaskan salmon, sardines, anchovies and herring
  • Grass fed beef and organic pastured poultry...

Hate Waiting at the Luggage Carousel? LewRockwell

Air travel involves plenty of waiting, from standing in long security lines to preparing for takeoff. And even after you land, your trip is stalled until you locate your luggage on the carousel. Luckily for impatient fliers, there are several ways to game the system and ensure a speedy suitcase delivery once you step off the plane, according to Travel + Leisure.

To score true VIP luggage treatment, ask the representative behind the check-in counter if they can attach a fragile sticker to your bag. Suitcases with these kinds of labels are often loaded last and unloaded first. (Plus, they receive the type of kid-glove treatment that ultimately helps them last longer.)

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Keep in mind, however, that youll need a new tag each time you fly. If it looks old, or was issued by a different airline, the crew might not pay attention to it, according to Cond Nast Traveler. Also, consider upping your suitcase game, as quality, hard-shell bags look like they contain delicate or important items. Their appearancealong with the fragile stickerwill inspire baggage handlers to give them special treatment.

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Semi-Automatic, Revolver, Caliber, Cartridges LewRockwell

What do you really need to know before buying a gun? Last week, in the first installment of our series, we talked about some of the things you needed to think about, like how you plan to be using it and some basic definitions. But theres a lot more to buying a gun that will work well for you than understanding what the words mean.

So, lets move on to Part 2 of our Monday GunDay guest series by Steve Candidus, who has generously written these articles to make choosing a firearm easier.

What You Need to Know When Buying a Gun

By Steve Candidus

Revolvers vs. Semi-Automatics

Lets start with an important note your ammunition is not called bullets that is what exits the barrel. The complete bullet, powder, and brass or aluminum case, is called a cartridge or round.

Revolvers

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A revolver, sometimes called a wheel gun, has a cylinder typically holding five or six rounds. A semi-automatic is flatter in profile and typically holds more ammunition.  It fires a bullet each time the trigger is pulled, and extracts and ejects the spent cartridge case from the firing chamber, re-cocks the firing mechanism, and loads a new cartridge into the firing chamber.

Revolvers do not come with a safety. The trigger pull is longer and it takes more effort to fire them and thus acts as a safety sort of. Revolvers come in sizes ranging from small pocket size guns to large heavy hunting guns. They are a good choice for home defense as their extra weight is actually an advantage. The weight absorbs more of the felt recoil.

They are loaded by releasing the cylinder button to the rear of the cylinder and swinging the cylinder out exposing the cartridges. By pushing on the cylinder rod that is located under the barrel when closed and in the center of the cylinder the rounds will be pushed out.

Cylinders can be reloaded either one at a time or with gadgets called speed loaders. These are plastic devices in the exact dimension of the cartridges in the cylinder and are held in place internally by small clips. By simply dropping the rounds into the cylinder and releasing the hold mechanism (a twist or a push) the entire cylinder is loaded very quickly.

Semi-Automatics

Semi-Automatics, referred to as semi-autos, are thinner in profile and often carry more ammunition than revolvers.

Note that although some refer to them as autos they are still not what is called fully automatic. A fully automatic weapon is classified as a machine gun. Assault weapons fall into this category and regardless of what you may hear or read in the news media, neither is easily accessible t...

Upsurge in Big Earthquakes for 2018 LewRockwell

Scientists have warned there could be a big increase in numbers of devastating earthquakes around the world next year. They believe variations in the speed of Earths rotation could trigger intense seismic activity, particularly in heavily populated tropical regions.

Although such fluctuations in rotation are small changing the length of the day by a millisecond they could still be implicated in the release of vast amounts of underground energy, it is argued.

The link between Earths rotation and seismic activity was highlighted last month in a paper by Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado in Boulder and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana in Missoula presented at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America.

The correlation between Earths rotation and earthquake activity is strong and suggests there is going to be an increase in numbers of intense earthquakes next year, Bilham told the Observer last week.

In their study, Bilham and Bendick looked at earthquakes of magnitude 7 and greater that had occurred since 1900. Major earthquakes have been well recorded for more than a century and that gives us a good record to study, said Bilham.

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They found five periods when there had been significantly higher numbers of large earthquakes compared with other times. In these periods, there were between 25 to 30 intense earthquakes a year, said Bilham. The rest of the time the average figure was around 15 major earthquakes a year.

The researchers searched to find correlations between these periods of intense seismic activity and other factors and discovered that when Earths rotation decreased slightly it was followed by periods of increased numbers of intense earthquakes. The rotation of the Earth does change slightly by a millisecond a day sometimes and that can be measured very accurately by atomic clocks, said Bilham.

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14:25

Christians pray for Lady Gaga! Fellowship of the Minds

Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) regrets her pact with the dark powers behind the Illuminati. Now before you become self righteous (I certainly could be tempted to take that route), remember that the Lord does not take pleasure in Continue reading

14:18

NAFTA Round #5 Reaches Impasse on Critical Auto Sector Canada/Mexico Balk At Rules of Origin The Last Refuge

$64 billion of the current annual trade deficit with Mexico stems from the auto sector alone. For over a decade auto manufacturers have moved to Mexico in order to import parts from Asia, assemble and install them, and then ship Continue reading

14:07

BREAKING SCANDAL: Dem Rep. John Conyers Accused of Sexual Harassment Flew Women Into DC For Sex Romps The Gateway Pundit

As TGP previously reported, according to Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, claims against Democrat Al Franken are the very tip of the congressional iceberg.

The next wave, is coming, says Swan.

Congress has a rampant sexual harassment problem. In fact the problem is so bad that female lawmakers and aides keep a creep list of men who are notorious for lewd behavior.

It was revealed Monday evening that one Congressman who settled a harassment suit in 2015 was Democrat Rep John Conyers. According to affidavits, Conyers used taxpayer money to fly women into D.C. to meet with him in hotel rooms!

The documents were first provided to BuzzFeed News by Mike Cernovich.

Independent journalist Mike Cernovich teased from his Twitter account Sunday evening following the Axios report. Ranking Democrat on major committee accused of several harassment by multiple women. Huge scandal. Developing Cernovich tweeted.

On Monday Cernovich tweeted Tonight over his Sunday night teaser.

Now this

Buzzfeed reports:

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not succumb to [his] sexual advances.

Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, three of which are notarized, from former staff members who allege that Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly made sexual advances to female staff that included...

14:00

Thoughts And Prayers For Weasel Zippers Friend: Common Sense Weasel Zippers

According to Don B., Common Sense passed away on Saturday.

13:41

BOOM! Witness Drops Bomb! PROVES Gloria Allred and Accuser Nelson Were Lying SAYS MEDIA WOULD NOT TALK With HER The Gateway Pundit

Republican Judge Roy Moore released testimony Monday night that proves far left Attorney Gloria Allred, accuser Beverly Nelson and the national media were lying about the allegations against Judge Roy Moore.

The Moore campaign published a report on Monday that shows the accusers, Gloria Allred and Beverly Nelson, were not telling the truth on the accusations against Judge Moore.

 

Gloria Allred was lying and so was the national media.

From the report:

1.) The Olde Hickory House required employees to be at least 16.  Beverly Nelson claims she was 15 when she started.

2.) The restaurants dumpsters were on the side of the building and not in back as Nelson claimed.

3.) A former employee says the restaurant NEVER closed at 11 PM as Nelson claimed and at midnight on most nights.

4.) Customers at the counter were served by the bartender or cook and not by any waitress.

5.) The witnesses claim they have shared this information with several news outlets but they have refused to report the truth!

More Rhonda Ledbetter, who worked at the restaurant at the time, hesitated to come forward but she said, As a moral and ethical person, she had to come forward.  Rhonda said she never remembered ANYONE coming into the restaurant in a suit and that Roy Moore NEVER came into the restaurant.

13:31

Review: Shadow World Documentary Exposes Business Of War Based On Greed Shadowproof

In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has earnestly played the role of salesman-in-chief for United States arms manufacturers.

The U.S. accounts for more than half the worlds annual arms deals. Trump may make it much easier for the government to sell weapons by enlisting the Pentagon and State Department to more aggressively peddle the products of U.S. arms manufacturers. His administration also has proposals and plans in the works to make nuclear weapons more usable, with Lockheed Martin and Raytheon each working on prototypes of a delivery system for future nukes.

Trumps actions reinforce all the most profoundly disturbing aspects of Shadow World, a documentary based on Andrew Feinsteins book on the global arms trade that premiered on PBS at 9:30 pm ET.

Feinstein was once an African National Congress (ANC) member of South Africas Parliament. As he recounts in the film, Nelson Mandelas successor, Thabo Mbeki, spent $10 billion on weapons. Three hundred million dollars was spent on bribes to senior politicians, officials, and military officers. At the same time, Mbeki claimed there were no funds for developing life-saving medications for 6 million South Africans suffering from HIV/AIDS.

The financial oversight committee on which I was the ranking ANC member started to investigate the deal and the corruption. The ANC leadership instructed me to stop the investigation, Feinstein said in an interview with ITVS/Independent Lens interactive editor Craig Phillips. When I refused, they thwarted the investigation, including removing me from the committee and then forcing me out of Parliament.

As Feinstein wrote in his first book on corruption in South Africa, he took an interest in global defense contractors, especially how they were propped up by their own governments. He recognized there was no comprehensive book on the subject and developed the Shadow World project.

The film manages to cover quite a bit of history from President Ronald Reagan to President Barack Obama. Commentators featured in the film also reach back before to reference developments that happened with CIA covert operations in the 1950s to the 1970s. And President Richard Nixons disdain for diplomacy is highlighted through a clip of Nixon expressing the urge to use nuclear weapons.

Many of the key arguments in the film come from journalist Vijay Prashad, who condemns policymaking on the assumption...

13:27

North Korea Bans Drinking, Singing, Punishes Officials For Impure Attitude, Report Says Weasel Zippers

Sounds like the sanctions are beginning to get to him and people may be questioning him, hence impure attitude. Via Fox News: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un keeps his citizens on a tight leash, according to defectors, but the leader has now constricted his control even further by banning North Koreans from drinking and []

13:13

Never-Before-Seen Photos Show Al Franken Grabbing Arianna Huffingtons Boobs And Butt The Gateway Pundit

Never-before-seen photos of Al Franken and Arianna Huffington show the then-comedian grabbing the media moguls boobs and butt. 

Photo credit: New York Post

Photo credit: New York Post

New York Post reports:

Newly revealed pictures show Sen. Al Franken grabbing self-described feminist Arianna Huffingtonon her bottom and breasts.

The never-before-published images, taken for a magazine in 2000 and obtained exclusively by The Post, include a number of frames showing the former Saturday Night Live star grabbing the media moguls buttocks as they pose back to back.

An even more shocking snap shows the pair posing on a bed, with Franken cupping Huffingtons breast with one hand.

Franken was clowning around, but it really isnt funny, said a source from the shoot. Thats his tactic, pretend like its all a big joke. Arianna was pushing his hands away. He was groping her. There was some fun attached to it, but she wasnt enjoying it. She definitely told him to stop and pushed him away.

Franken stood there with his hand on her bottom for a long time, because there are numerous frames, each taken seconds apart, and his hand was there the whole time his hand wasnt just there for a quick moment, a source told Emily Smith of the New York Post.

The pictures were taken by award-winning photographer Harry Benson.

Last Thursday, Franken was...

13:10

Scapegoating Russia for War and Profit Black Agenda Report

Scapegoating Russia for War and Profit

glen Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:40

The military-industrial complex depicts Russia as an implacable enemy of the U.S. to justify our eternal war footing, said Daniel Kovalik, professor of human rights at the University of Pittsburgh and author of The Plot to Scapegoat Russia. The Democrats are also pushing it to cover their tracks for what appeared to be an impossible loss to Donald Trump.

13:09

Fantasies about Socialism bensozia

Meanwhile in the awful assemblage of obnoxious opinions called The Stone, Benjamin Yong argues for this:

The real culprit of the climate crisis is not any particular form of consumption, production or regulation but rather the very way in which we globally produce, which is for profit rather than for sustainability. So long as this order is in place, the crisis will continue and, given its progressive nature, worsen. This is a hard fact to confront. But averting our eyes from a seemingly intractable problem does not make it any less a problem. It should be stated plainly: Its capitalism that is at fault.

As an increasing number of environmental groups are emphasizing, its systemic change or bust. From a political standpoint, something interesting has occurred here: Climate change has made anticapitalist struggle, for the first time in history, a non-class-based issue.
I would find this silly if so many people didn't take it seriously. So let me give it a serious response.

First, certain parts of the world have already tried a communist economy, and the environmental results were awful. There is simply no reason to assume that a socialist system would do any better at protecting the environment than the regulatory regimes we have now. It's just the old fantasy of Revolution: after we overthrow the oppressors, everything will be better. Trust us!

Second: is the government producing electric cars? No. Elon Musk is. And General Motors and Nissan. Capitalist firms produce what people want to buy. Ok, you have to factor in advertising and occasionally the refusal of big firms to produce certain things, but by and large capitalism is better at making the things people want than any other system. Nowadays many people want solar panels and electric cars, so capitalist firms produce them. The reason they don't make more is that most people still prefer gasoline and getting their power from the grid. In this case as in many others, what activists like Yong call "capitalism" is really just economic democracy. Firms make lots of stuff because people want it. Try to take it away from them and they are going to howl.

Third: many, many people hate it when bossy leftists tell them they have to change their whole lives and conform to the dictates of the greens: Change now! Give up your favorite things! Or the planet is doomed! Really! You must obey us or else!

People like Yong are somehow (like so many other progressive activists) incapable of hearing how they sound to other people. This whole "we must have systematic change" approach only guarantees that nothing will be done, because let me tell you we are not going to have socialist environmentalism in America. If you didn't like the backlash that gave us Trump, wait until you see the backlash to green socialism....

13:06

Haiti Police, Like the Old Army, Work for Uncle Sam Black Agenda Report

Haiti Police, Like the Old Army, Work for Uncle Sam

glen Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:36

The U.S.-backed regime in Haiti plans to reactivate the national army, which was disbanded for terrorizing the population. The 15,000-strong national police force recently massacred a number of teachers and students, said Brooklyn-based radio host and Haitian community activist Dahoud Andre. This police force was created by the United States and trained by Canada and the United States, he said. This is the means by which they are trying to determine the future of our country.

13:03

New Pics Show Al Franken Grabbing Arianna Huffingtons Breasts And Butt Weasel Zippers

He just thought he was being funny. Haha. Not. He did the same thing in a pic with Joy Behar. Via Page Six: Newly revealed pictures show Sen. Al Franken grabbing self-described feminist Arianna Huffington on her bottom and breasts. The never-before-published images, taken for a magazine in 2000 and obtained exclusively by The Post, []

13:00

Hundreds Prosecuted for Breaking the Same Window Black Agenda Report

Hundreds Prosecuted for Breaking the Same Window

glen Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:30

Trial begins this week for some of the 214 people charged with conspiracy to riot during Donald Trumps inauguration, in Washington, January 20th. The prosecutions theory is that, just by being there, you are engaging in a crime, said Chip Gibbons, of Defending Rights and Dissent. They actually charged 214 people with breaking the same window. Scores of defendants face up to 61 years in prison.

13:00

Nebraska Public Service Commission Approves Keystone XL Pipeline DownWithTyranny!


As you probably know, the Blue Dogs, New Dems and DCCC are all furiously pushing Brad Ashford on Omaha voters again. Ashford, an opportunist who changes parties like normal people change underwear, was one of the 3 worst Democrats in the House for his one miserable term. Having been fired from his new job, he decided to jump into a race he can probably win in an anti-GOP wave, but not hold in a normal midterm. He's a big Keystone Pipeline proponent and normal Douglas County Democrats are happy to have a progressive alternative, Kara Eastman. This morning, after the pro-pipeline ruling, she told us that she's "opposed to today's decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission approving the Keystone XL Pipeline." So are an awful lot of other Nebaskans, especially in the Omaha area. Kara:
For the last eleven years, I've has worked with Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance combating the devastating effects of lead poisoning, among other environmental hazards, in Omaha, Nebraska. Why was the organization started, you might wonder? Omaha has the nations largest residential superfund site where lead poisoning has affected thousands and has had an especially adverse impact on children. We now know what lead can do to water because weve seen the tragedy unfold in Flint, Michigan. In Omaha, the community has rallied around an organization to deal with lead-contaminated soil and a long-term health crisis. It was started because funds from a legal settlement from a large corporation had to be used to clean up a toxic, polluted Superfund site. The EPA also had to come in and spend hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up what a big corporation left us with-- lead poisoned soil. I know firsthand what unregulated industries do to our environment, our citizens, and our most vulnerable population-- our children. I know what can happen when concerned activists lose out to the possibility and allure of corporate profits and their well-funded campaigns to persuade people that their big business will benefit the community in the long run. I also understand that short-term thinking like that can and does lead to long-ter...

12:55

It Begins. Liberal Hacks at Newsweek Compare Charles Manson to Trump The Gateway Pundit

Mass murderer Charles Manson died today.
He was 83 years old.

Mansons cult followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in July and August 1969.

Newsweek compared him to Donald Trump.

This is your liberal media at work.

Yup. They went there.
Via Newsweek:

The death of cult leader and convicted murderer Charles Manson resurfaces tales from his twisted familys killing spree after nearly four decades. Manson orchestrated the brutal deaths of actress Sharon Tate and six other innocent people in the 1960s according to historical reports, which leave many wondering how he convinced followers, made up of a former Sunday school teacher, a church choir singer and a one-time homecoming princess, into committing such brutal acts.

According to psychoanalyst Mark Smaller, past president of the American Psychoanalytic Association, part of Mansons power lay in the type of language he used. Notably, Manson was able to speak in a way that engaged those who felt marginalized or alienated.

A charismatic leader knows how to speak to people in a way that will emotionally engage those people, Smaller told Newsweek.

Smaller is clear that he does not believe President Donald Trump is similar to the convicted killer, or that their followers have any shared beliefs or characteristics, but he did say we can look to the current president to see how language is used to form a bond with followers.

Our current president speaks in an emotional or affective way to large numbers of people in our country who feel a kind of alienation or disconnection from the government, he said. They feel very responded to and become his political base.

According to the psychoanalyst, cult followers like those in the Manson family are so seduced by feelings of acceptance and understanding that they accept their leaders ideologies regardless of how destructive or dangerous they may be.

Its not even the content of what that charismatic leader says, he said. He or she is able to do it in an emotional way.

The post...

12:55

Africa: A Continent Under Lockdown Black Agenda Report

Africa: A Continent Under Lockdown

glen Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:25

AFRICOM perpetuates the myth that Africa needs policing, said Washington DC human rights activist Netfa Freeman, representing the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) at the national conference of the Black Is Back Coalition, at Howard University. AFRICOM has to be seen in the same light as the militarization of our communities here in the U.S.

12:49

Mumias New Book Black Agenda Report

Mumias New Book

glen Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:19

The nations best known political prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal, told supporters that his new book, Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? reflects the peoples struggles in the invisible sectors of American society.

12:34

Shaun King: Ungrateful Is The New N-Word Weasel Zippers

Sorry, Shaun, youre white. You not allowed to comment. Via Daily Caller: Shaun King, a leftist political activist and writer for The Intercept, asserted Monday in response to a Trump tweet that ungrateful is the new nigger. Trump accused LaVar Ball of being ungrateful that he was able to get Balls son and two other []

12:31

Sessions DOJ Caught Downplaying Evidence Linking Obama And Hillary To Uranium-One Scandal The Gateway Pundit

A new report says the Justice Department under Attorney General Jeff Sessions downplayed evidence linking former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the Uranium-One scandal. 

The evidence comes amid the secret FBI informant behind the Uranium-One deal breaking his silence.

Last week, William Campbell came forward as the secret FBI informant, saying he is eager to testify because of his concerns about Russias activities in the United States, but declined to comment further, reports Reuters.

I have worked with the Justice Department undercover for several years, and documentation relating to Uranium One and political influence does exist, and I have it, Campbell told Reuters.

FBI informant Campbell, acting as a consultant trying to help Rosatom overcome political opposition to the Uranium One deal, gathered evidence for six years, and, according to the more than 5,000 pages of documents from the counterintelligence investigation, there are a number of evidentiary links between corrupt Russians, President Obama, and Hillary Clinton, reports Zerohedge.

Heres how Sessions and Rosenstein attempted to downplay proof linking Obama and Clinton to the Uranium-One scandal.

The Hill reports:

For instance, both Attorney General Jeff Sessions in testimony last week and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in a letter to the Senate last month tried to suggest there was no connection between Uranium One and the nuclear bribery case. Their argument was that the criminal charges werent filed until 2014, while the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval of the Uranium One sale occurred in October 2010.

The way I understand that matter is that the case in which Mr. Mikerin was convicted was not connected to the CFIUS problem that occurred two to three years before, Sessions testified to the House Judiciary Committee last week, echoing Rosensteins le...

12:14

Judge Moore RIPS Swamp Creature McConnell in Epic Tweetstorm Bring, it Mitch The Gateway Pundit

Judge Moore is hitting Mitch McConnell hard and its paying off.

As TGP reported, after two weeks of continual hits by the Washington media and GOP elites Judge Roy Moore leads liberal Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race.

Judge Moore ripped swamp creature Mitch McConnell in a tweetstorm that went viral. Bring it, Mitch!

Moore taunted McConnell saying after spending millions he still couldnt beat him in the primary so now hes teaming up with Dems!

Bring it, Mitch!

Moore reminded Alabama voters that it is now day 6 of Crooked Allreds refusal to turn over the fake yearbook.

12:02

MSNBCs Ruhle Worries About Slippery Slope in Holding Franken Accountable Weasel Zippers

Yup, only Republicans should be held accountable. Democrats get a pass.

11:50

Judge Roy Moore Leads Liberal Doug Jones 58% to 35% in latest Tribune Poll The Gateway Pundit

After two weeks of continual hits by the Washington media and GOP elites Judge Roy Moore leads liberal Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race.

Only 35% of respondents believed the several attacks against Judge Moore who has been in public office for decades.

The Trussville Tribune reported:

In an unscientific online poll conducted by The Trussville Tribune, Republican Roy Moore led Democrat Doug Jones by a healthy margin.

The poll limited participating IP addresses to one entry and had 2,741 participants. The Tribune covers the cities of Trussville, Clay, Pinson, Center Point, Argo and Springville in Jefferson and St. Clair counties.

When asked who participants would vote for in Alabamas U.S. Senate race, 58.5 percent chose Moore over Jones with 35 percent. Less than 4 percent said they would not vote and less than 2 percent said they would write in a candidate.

Asked if they were affiliated with a political party, 46.5 percent of participants identified as Republican, 33 percent said they were independent, and 22 percent said Democrat.

The poll participants identified as conservative 55 percent of the time, moderate 30 percent, and liberal 15 percent.

Asked if they believed the allegations about Moore, 50 percent did not, 36 percent did believe the allegations and 14 percent were undecided.

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11:30

The Young Turks and Reporter Abruptly Part Ways Following Sexual Assault Allegations The Intercept

Jordan Chariton attends the TYT Watchdog Correspondents' Dinner 2017 on April 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.

11:28

Rand Pauls Assault Is One Of MSNBC Hosts Favorite Stories Weasel Zippers

It was common among liberals on social media to say about the Paul attack it was their favorite story. Apparently Hunt let her personal feelings slip out. Via Daily Caller: MSNBC host Kasie Hunt called the story of Senator Rand Pauls recent assault one of her favorite stories, on MSNBC Live Monday. New details today []

11:26

HELL FREEZES OVER=> MSNBCs Chris Matthews SLAMS Hillary For Deplorables Comment The Gateway Pundit

Its no secret that Obama and Hillary (and all Democrats) have contempt for white Americans and Christians.

It turns out that Obama doesnt give left-wing crank Chris Matthews a tingling sensation up his legs anymore because he slammed the former president and Hillary for their anti-white rhetoric.

MSNBCs Chris Matthews was in Miami over the weekend for a book signing. He zinged Hillary for her deplorables comment and took a shot at Obamas clinging to guns and religion hit.

Ever since we started this Archie Bunker thing in the early 70s, making fun of white working people, we kissed them goodbye. You make fun of people, you look down on them, they get the message. You call them deplorables, they hear it. You bet they hear it.

You say they cling to their guns and religion? Oh yeah? I cling to my religion. OK. Im a little person, and youre a big person. Thank you, Ill be voting for the other guy this time.

Donald Trump won the election because he appealed to the forgotten man and woman. Middle America has been neglected by the coastal elitists in D.C. for decades. The Democrats in particular have contempt for white Christians while praising Islam and illegal aliens.

Whites are routinely demonized by the left while carrying the brunt of the tax burden.
The deplorables hit back hard in 2016 and will do it again the next election.

H/T Washington Examiner

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10:54

Embattled Angela Merkel Indicates New Election Preferred Over Minority Governing The Last Refuge

Stunningly even Chancellor Merkel herself admits her immigration intransigence is the leading reason for her inability to form a coalition government.  Yet she is so committed to the ideology of open borders she will tender no compromise. In an effort Continue reading

10:53

STEYER IS JUST ANOTHER BILLIONAIRE WHO'S ANGRY WHEN EVERYTHING DOESN'T GO HIS WAY No More Mister Nice Blog

Tom Steyer is throwing good money after bad:

Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalist and Democratic mega donor, said hes heading to the heart of New York City for the next step of his $20 million ad campaign urging the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Were putting a couple of large billboards in Times Square calling for the impeachment of the president, Steyer said Monday in an interview. We legitimately feel that this is the huge issue in front of the American people that no one is standing up for what the overwhelming number of Americans think.
It pains me that Donald Trump is president, and he certainly deserves impeachment and removal from office. But it's not true that impeachment is what "the overwhelming number of Americans" want. In the poll showing the greatest support for impeachment, an October Public Policy Polling survey, 49% of respondents favored it, while 41% opposed it. That's a plurality, but not a majority, and certainly not an "overwhelming" majority. In an August Harvard/Harris poll, 43% of respondents favored impeachment, while 42% backed no action and 12% backed censure. Also in August, the Public Religion Research Institute found 40% support for impeachment.

So Congress isn't failing to do what the public wants. It's failing to do what not quite half of the public wants. More to the point, it's failing to do what Tom Steyer wants. Steyer is another billionaire who's so used to getting his way on everything that he thinks it's a monstrous injustice when he's rebuffed. He's just like a Koch brother, except on the side of good. I'm sorry he's being rebuffed, but if he were a non-billionaire, he might have a better understanding of disappointment.

Trump won't be impeached as long as there's a Republican House, and he can't be convicted in the Senate unless 67 senators vote to convict. Currently, there are 46 Democratic senators and 2 independents who caucus with the Democrats. So unless you can name 19 Republican senators who'd vote to convict, why are we even having this conversation now?

I'm not the first person to say this, but $20 million could be put to much better use supporting Democratic candidates and funding voter registration drives and turnout efforts. Every dime devoted to this crusade could be better spent.

And Times Square? Really? I arrived in New York City as a college freshman in 1976, and even by then Times Square had long since ceased to be the symbolic center of America. It gets attentio...

10:53

Linda Sarsour Set To Be On Anti-Semitism Panel Weasel Zippers

You put an anti-semite on a panel that fights anti-semitism? Yikes! Via Fox News: A private university in New York City is hosting a panel on combating anti-Semitism but theres at least one glaring problem, according to critics: an avowed anti-Zionist protester is among the so-called experts. Brooklyn-born Muslim activist Linda Sarsour is set []

10:24

Michael Parenti: Capitalism vs. Reality (2015) Dandelion Salad

with Michael Parenti Writer, Dandelion Salad November 20, 2017 anti-imperialism on Oct 31, 2017 Springfield, Illinois, 6th October 2015. This took ages to upload and the audio might be a bit loud or quiet at some points, sorry. [Parenti begins at 6:55] Michael Parenti is an award winning, internationally known author. His most recent books []

10:20

DUMB AS A BRICK=> Jemele Hill Takes Another Pot Shot at Cowboys After Being Suspended! The Gateway Pundit

As previously reported, ESPN pundit, Jemele Hill was so upset that Jerry Jones warned Cowboys players to stand for the Anthem that she called for people to boycott his advertisers.

Liberals arent the sharpest tools in the shed. ESPN lives and dies by the NFL so Jemele Hill was telling people to boycott her own network.

ESPN subsequently suspended Jemele Hill for 2 weeks and rolled out new rules for ESPN employees and their social media use.

Shes back and at it again! Jemele Hill took a lowkey pot shot at the Cowboys Sunday night and people took notice.

Jemele Hill sent out a celebratory tweet, Giants and Washington fans tweeting Cowboys slander right now

Jemele Hills original tweet calling for the boycott of Cowboys sponsors is STILL UP on her Twitter account.

As previously reported, ESPN is expected to announce a massive layoff after Thanksgiving after losing thousands of customers a day for an extended period of time. This layoff will include on-air personalities which has people asking if Jemele Hill may be on the chopping block.

NFL fans took notice and called her out..

10:13

8 Women Accuse Charlie Rose Of Sexual Harassment Weasel Zippers

He said he thought they shared his feelings. Yup, because multiple assistants love it when their boss walks in front of them naked. These people are sick. Via Daily Caller: Eight women have come forward alleging CBS television host Charlie Rose made unwanted sexual advances towards them, The Washington Post reports. All of the women, []

09:53

Making Christmas Great Again Melania and Barron Receive White House Christmas Tree (video) The Last Refuge

First Lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump receive the official White House Christmas Tree for 2017; a beautiful 19-and-a-half-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin that White House officials picked out in September. Jim and Diane Chapman, owners of a Wisconsin Christmas Continue reading

09:40

Fox News Now Seemingly Peddling Conspiracy Theories About The Moon Landing Weasel Zippers

the hell? Via Fox News: Despite insurmountable evidence to the contrary, conspiracy theorists have claimed for years that man did not walk on the moon, that the landings were fake. That theory has surfaced again, thanks to a new picture posted to YouTube that alleges the last moon landing, one from Apollo 17, was staged. []

09:38

HANNITY EXCLUSIVE: Newly Unearthed Documents Linking Russia To Clinton-Uranium One Scandal Validates FBI Informant The Gateway Pundit

Fox News host Sean Hannity and Circa News reporter Sara A. Carter have teamed up to report that the treasure trove of documents, linking Russia to the Clinton-Uranium One deal validates statements by FBI informant William D. Campbell Jr.

Recently, Campbell came forward as the secret FBI informant in the Uranium-One deal. The informant revealed he is eager to testify because of his concerns about Russias activities in the United States, but declined to comment further, reports Reuters.

I have worked with the Justice Department undercover for several years, and documentation relating to Uranium One and political influence does exist, and I have it, Campbell told Reuters.

Hannity.com reports:

Recent pushback in Congressional testimony by Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as well as unnamed Justice Department officials in several news articles, stating that the case involving a highly placed FBI confidential informant in the Russian nuclear industry was not connected to the sale of the Canadian firm Uranium One in 2010, does not coincide with the trove of documents, emails and memoranda obtained by this reporter that prove otherwise.

Moreover, an American energy consultant, whose now an official with the Department of Energy office of Nuclear Energy, produced a memorandum regarding the acquisition of Uranium One and other legislative matters for one of the main Russian co-conspirators that was then under an FBI clandestine investigation.

Within the over 5,000 documents and briefs given to the FBI and DOJ by the informant, there were detailed plans of Russias state controlled nuclear arm Rosatom, and its subsidiaries, to penetrate Americas vast energy market and its efforts to gain approval of the United States government for the eventual purchase of Uranium One. At the time Uranium One controlled roughly 20 percent of American uranium mining capacity.

In fact, the evidence obtained by the Department of Justice and FBI, starting as early as 2008, paint a much different picture than that of recent reports regarding the confidential informant, William D. Campbell Jr., and his role. According to the documents, Campbell gained insight into Russias strategic plans to gain g...

09:33

The Bloom is Off The Rose Eight Women Outline Terrible Sexual Harassment By Charlie Rose The Last Refuge

While the obvious WaPo motive here is to enhance the poignancy of their attack against Roy Moore by offering one of their own as collateral damage,  I can think of few things less disturbing in life than 75-year-old Charlie Rose Continue reading

09:22

Apple Executive Takes Aim At Trump Weasel Zippers

Via NTK Network: Lisa Jackson, Apples vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, blasted President Trump and his administration in a recent interview with news.com.au. Jackson told the overseas outlet that it was hard to watch Trumps presidency after years of working for President Obama at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to the []

09:17

Kellyanne Conway Supports Judge Roy Moore: Doug Jones Is a Doctrinal Liberal (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Kellyanne Conway: And Doug Jones in Alabama, folks dont be fooled. Hell be a vote against tax cuts. Hes weak on crime, weak on borders. Hes strong on raising your taxes. Hes terrible for property owners. And Doug Jones is a doctrinal liberal which is why hes not saying anything and why the media are trying to boost him.

Brian Kilmeade: So vote Roy Moore?

Kellyanne Conway: Im telling you, we want the votes in the senate to get this tax bill through. And if the media were really concerned about all these allegations and thats what this was truly about Al Franken would be in the ash heap of bygone half-funny comedians.

Boom!

And any Republican who stays home or refuses to support Roy Moore over the flimsy 38-year-old allegations is siding with the Democrats too.

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09:13

The Lost Journalistic Standards of Russia-gate Consortiumnews

Exclusive: The Russia-gate hysteria has witnessed a widespread collapse of journalistic standards as major U.S. news outlets ignore rules about how to treat evidence in dispute, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry A danger in both journalism and intelligence is

09:06

Santa is black and has a white husband Fellowship of the Minds

Nothing is sacred or off limits to the Lefts remake in their perverse self-image. Now, its Santa Claus. Brian Murphy reports for the Miami Herald, March 29, 2017, that Daniel Kibblesmith, a staff writer for The Late Show with Stephen Continue reading

09:01

Nudity, Groping and Lewd Calls: Eight Women Accuse Charlie Rose of Sexual Harassment The Gateway Pundit

Longtime television host Charlie Rose is being accused of sexual harassment by eight women. Rose allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with nudity, groping and lewd calls.

According to the Washington Post, Roses unwanted advances included groping [womens] breasts, buttocks or genital areas.

Washington Post reports:

The women were employees or aspired to work for Rose at the Charlie Rose show from the late 1990s to as recently as 2011. They ranged in age from 21 to 37 at the time of the alleged encounters. Rose, 75, whose show airs on PBS, also co-hosts CBS This Morning and is a contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes.

There are striking commonalities in the accounts of the women, each of whom described their interactions with Rose in multiple interviews with The Post. For all of the women, reporters interviewed friends, colleagues or family members who said the women had confided in them about aspects of the incidents. Three of the eight spoke on the record.

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Reah Bravo was an intern and then associate producer for Roses PBS show beginning in 2007. In interviews, she described unwanted sexual advances while working for Rose at his private waterfront estate in Bellport, N.Y., and while traveling with him in cars, in a hotel suite and on a private plane.

[]

Kyle Godfrey-Ryan, one of Roses assistants in the mid-2000s, recalled at least a dozen instances where Rose walked nude in front of her while she worked in one of his New York City homes. He also repeatedly called the then-21-year-old late at night or early in the morning to describe his fantasies of her swimming naked in the Bellport pool as he watched from his bedroom, she said.

Click here to read the rest of the Washington Posts report. 

In a...

09:01

Chris Matthews Slams Obama And Clinton For Belittling White Working Class Voters Weasel Zippers

Too late now to say something Chris. Via Washington Examiner: Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBCs Hardball, over the weekend hit the politics of former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for belittling the little guy, who in turn reacted by voting for their opponents. In Miami for a book signing, and videoed by C-SPAN, []

09:00

Aside From Nancy Pelosi, Who Thinks Congress Needs More Clueless Multimillionaires Buying House Seats? DownWithTyranny!




I'm afraid that if Pelosi stays on as House Democratic Leader for another decade-- she'd only be 87, barely older than DiFi when she starts her next 6-year Senate term-- there will be no Democratic members of Congress who aren't multimillionaires. Pelosi's net worth is around $192 million. She likes-- and encourages-- candidates like what she sees in the mirror to run as Democrats. There are at least 5 Democrats in the House in that same super-duper-rich category-- Jared Polis (New Dem-CO- $476 million), John Delaney (New Dem-MD- $369 million), Scott Peters (New Dem-CA- $118.3 million), Suzan DelBene (New Dem-WA- $97.3 million), and Don Beyer (New Dem-VA- $79.8 million). Will you look at that! A bunch of conservatives from the Republican wing of the Democratic Party-- at least when it comes to economic issues. Multimillionaires tend to be that way. All these sickening New Dems who play footsie with the Republicans and the same corrupting elements who fund the Republicans.

But it's the crappy candidates Pelosi has the DCCC recruiting that get me going. I never saw so many multimillionaires running as I have this year. I want to throw up. See the nice "I'm Running!" video up top-- like from an undergraduate communications class? That was released yesterday by Sara Jacobs, the self-entitled heiress to the Qualcomm fortune. And there's already a completely pointless multimillionaire in that race, Paul Kerr, a crony of one of California's worst (and richest) members, Scott Peters, who persuaded him to run. This is a district where the incredible grassroots work by Doug Applegate and his team last year exposed how weak Darrell Issa is-- and nearly beat him. The final vote wasn't declared 'til January-- last in the nation-- and Issa squeaked through 155,888 (50.3%) to 154,267 (49.7%). So Applegate announced he would finish what he started in 2016. But a vile gaggle of predatory super-rich scumbags, like Peters, started telling their friends it would be easy to roll over Applegate and then let the wave sweep them to victory against Issa with no real effort. Worst of all is Pelosi crony Ira Lechner, a failed Virginia political hack who persuaded one of his pals, Mike Levin-- who never lifted a finger against Issa previously-- to jump in, promising him that a thuggish political operative in Pasasda, Park Skelton, could "deliver" Pelosi and force Applegate out of the race. None of these people were in the...

08:44

Delusional Hillary Fantasizes About Being President on Another Planet (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Crooked Hillary has become so delusional that shes fantasizing about being president on another planet dubbed Earth 2.

Put a fork in her. Shes done.

Ol Crooked sat down with Nico Pitney of ultra liberal news outlet Now This and talked about what she would do as president on Earth 2.since she isnt president of the U.S. on actual planet earth.

WOW.

People joke about Earth 2, where you are president, Nico Pitney began.

When asked about North Korea Hillary tried to act like she would be tough on them (even though her husband Bill Clinton gave them 2 nuclear light water reactors in the 90s).

After answering a few more questions, the interview came to an end but Hillary wanted to stay on another planet.

Hillary then volunteered to answer one more question saying, I like being on Earth 2.

Enter Russia

We gotta get to the bottom of what happened in 2016. If I had been president, or on Earth 2where I am, I would have an independent commission with subpoena power because if we dont get to the bottom of it, its going to keep happening. This is an ongoing threat, Hillary said.

I worry about 18. I worry about 2020 because this is the first time weve even been attacked and not imposed any real consequences on our adversary, Hillary said completely ignoring sanctions imposed on Russia by the Trump administration.

VIDEO:

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08:41

Now That Charles Manson Is Burning In Hell, Dont Forget The Leftist Radicals Who Cheered Him On Weasel Zippers

Via Daily Wire: On Sunday, mass murderer Charles Manson finally received the trip to Hell he earned long ago. The world universally condemned his lifes work as, of course, they should, given that Mansons followers were responsible for nine murders in 1979 alone, that one of his followers attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford, and []

08:22

Hillary Clinton Fantasizes About Leaving Earth And Being President Of Another Planet Weasel Zippers

Good. Start walking. What would be happening right now if Hillary Clinton were president? pic.twitter.com/4Ss4RNyZtd NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 19, 2017

08:18

MSNBC Host: Assault on Rand Paul is One of My Favorite Stories! (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

MSNBCs Kasie Hunt told viewers Monday that the assault on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), which left the lawmaker with six broken ribs, is one of her favorite stories to cover. 

New details today on the incident that left Senator Rand Paul with six broken ribs this might be one of my favorite stories, Hunt said.

Hunt, realizing how ridiculous she sounded, continued by saying awkwardly, Although, of course, we dont clearly Senator Paul is struggling. Neighbor Rene Boucher is accused of beating the Senator and GQ reports that lawn-care issues might be at the heart disagreement.

Nearly two weeks ago, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) was physically attacked by neighbor Rene Boucher. According to a new report, the incident may have stemmed from a real estate dispute, as Boucher has been trying to sell his Bowling Green, Kentucky home for years and blames Paul for his troubles. 

Daily Mail UK reports:

The socialist doctor charged with cracking Senator Rand Pauls ribs in a crunching blindside tackle may have harbored a secret grudge against his GOP neighbor for spoiling his lakeside views and devaluing his home, DailyMail.com can reveal. 

Rene Boucher, 59, told Paul in the wake of the mauling that he hadnt been able to sell his $740,000 house for ten years because the congressmans trees were in the way.

Its believed Boucher was referring to woodland at the back of Pauls property that blocks the doctors views of the picturesque private lake that forms the centerpiece of their upscale gated community.

Friends say it could explain why the retired anesthesiologist has failed to find a buyer for his five-bedroom, 1.36-acre home which is nonetheless described on property websites as overlooking the desirable water feature....

08:12

UPDATE: Roy Moore Jumps to 15 POINT LEAD in PredictIt Market as Accuser Accusations Fall Apart The Gateway Pundit

Judge Roy Moore is once again leading ultra-liberal Democrat Doug Jones in the PredictIt Market.

Via PredictIt:

Before the Washington Post story broke, Roy Moore was almost a lock to win at 89 percent in PredictIts Alabama Senate race prediction market. After the allegations surfaced, Moores odds dropped to 59 percent that day. He remained a slight favorite over Doug Jones, who also saw a significant bump on the news, until Monday when a fifth woman came forward with allegations against Moore.

On Monday afternoon, for the first time in the race, PredictIt traders had Doug Jones in the lead at 47 percent to Moores 38 percent.

Moore has since regained a huge lead in the PredictIt market.

As of Saturday afternoon Conservative Republican Roy Moore was back up on top of Doug Jones in the Alabama race.

** This comes after several of the accusations against Roy Moore have fallen apart.

Moore now leads in the PredictIt market 57 to 47.

That is a 19 point jump in little bit more than a week.

Here is how the race stands as of Monday morning:
...

08:00

New York Times Suspends WH Correspondent Glenn Thrush After Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Weasel Zippers

Unreal. Via Politico: The New York Times said on Monday it is suspending White House correspondent Glenn Thrush while it investigates allegations in a new report from Vox that he made unwanted sexual advances toward young women, including colleagues from his time working for POLITICO. Three women, including the pieces author, Laura McGann, a former []

08:00

BREAKING: Judicial Watch Sues State Department For Podesta Group Records The Gateway Pundit

Once again Judicial Watch is doing the heavy lifting.

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch announced Monday that it filed a lawsuit against the State Department for records on the shady Podesta Group run by Tony Podesta, brother of Clinton fixture John Podesta.

Via Judicial Watch:

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State for all records about the Podesta Group Inc. and the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, which have both been connected to the recent special counsel indictment of Paul Manafort (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:17-cv-02489)).

Judicial Watch sued after the State Department failed to respond to a September 13, 2017, FOIA request for:

  • All records of communication between any official, employee, or representative of the Department of State and any principal, employee, or representative of Podesta Group, Inc.
  • All records produced related to any meetings or telephonic communications between any official, employee, or representative of the Department of State and any principal, employee, or representative of Podesta Group, Inc.
  • All records regarding the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine.
  • The FOIA request covers the timeframe of January 1, 2012 to the present.

President of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton had this to say about the Podesta Group:

Muellers special counsel seems more interested in the alleged foreign ties of the Trump Team, rather than Hillary Clintons associates. Judicial Watch aims to figure out the truth of what exactly the Podesta Group was doing with the Obama State Department.

As previously reported, The Podesta Group was subpoenaed in late August along with four other public relations firms...

07:55

Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve: Who Is Jerome Jay Powell? [News - AllGov]

Donald Trump is placing yet another multimillionaire in a position of power. On November 2, 2017, the president nominated Jerome Powellwhose $112 million net worth already makes him the richest person at the Fedto serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve. The Fed is the nations central bank, and wields enormous power over the American economy and financial system by setting interest rates, determining the money supply, and regulating banks and financial institutions. Trumps cabinetwhich includes two billionaires and eleven multimillionairesis already the wealthiest in history, so Powell should fit right in.

 

Powell would also be the first non-economist to lead the Fed since William Miller, who served from 1979 to 1981. He is also the first investment banker to lead the Fed. If confirmed by the Senate, Powell would succeed Janet Yellen, a former economics professor who has served as Fed chair since February 2014. Powell, a Republican, has served as a Fed governor since May 2012, when President Barack Obama appointed him in a compromise that ended a Senate filibuster against nominee Jeremy C. Stein, a Democrat. 

 

Perceived as a safe and stabilizing choice for the Fed, Powell is a pragmatist who has voiced support for the Dodd-Frank banking regulation law signed by President Obama. He has also criticized President Trumps financial deregulation proposals as a mixed bag.

 

Born February 4, 1953, in Washington, D.C., to attorney Jerome Powell and Patricia (Hayden) Powell, Jerome Jay Hayden Powell graduated Georgetown Prep School in 1971. He earned a B.A. in Politics at Princeton University in 1975, writing a senior thesis entitled South Africa: Forces for Change. In 1975-1976, he served as a legislative assistant to Senator Richard Schweiker (R-Pennsylvania), who ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for vice president on a ticket with...

07:50

Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Pipeline as Opponents Face Criminalization of Protests The Intercept

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline demonstrate on the Dodge Street pedestrian bridge during rush hour in Omaha, Neb. Nov. 1, 2017.

07:43

Twitter Allowed Trump Assassination Threat by Blue Checkmark Journo Crissy Milazzo to Stay Up for Three Months The Gateway Pundit

kill donald trump aaaayyye kill donald trump As Twitter cracks down on the granting of the sites verified blue check mark to conservativesincluding now monitoring their activities and associates in the offline worldan assassination threat against President Donald Trump by liberal blue check mark freelance writer Crissy Milazzo has been allowed to stay on Twitter for the past three months since it was posted on August 25.

Crissy Milazzo, LinkedIn avatar.

Milazzo most recently wrote for Conde Nast publications according to her LinkedIn page: Writer Cond Nast October 2016 January 2017 (4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area As a social news desk writer, I aggregated trending news stories for Cond Nast brands like Teen Vogue, Allure, Traveler and more. Milazzo previously worked for Viacom and New York Magazine. Link to Teen Vogue articles by Milazzo.

https://twitter.com/crissymilazzo/status/901248294801879041

As this article was being written, Milazzo took her Twitter account private Monday afternoon and the tweet was deleted.

Screen images were made.

Apparently Twitters algorithms are programmed to allow Trump assassination threats by liberal blue check mark journalists.

UPDATE: Conservative journalist and activist Laura Loomer, whose verified status was recently revoked by Twitter, reported she contacted the Secret Service to investigate both Milazzo and Twitter.

I just got off the phone with a @SecretService agent who told me they will be investigating @crissymilazzos tweet about killing @realDonaldTrump. I told them they should also investigat...

07:37

President Trump Delivers Remarks During Cabinet Meeting The Last Refuge

Earlier today, prior to a closed meeting between Secretary of State Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, President Trump delivered remarks to the full cabinet within the White House Cabinet Room. During remarks (transcript below) President Trump Continue reading

07:35

Kathy Griffin Whines: Ive Been Blacklisted After Beheaded Trump Photo Weasel Zippers

Her lack of talent has nothing to do with the slowdown in her career. Via Daily Caller: Kathy Griffin bemoaned that she cant get any work in the U.S. and said shes in the middle of a Hollywood blacklist after taking the infamous bloody beheaded photo of President Donald Trump. Im getting a lot of []

07:11

Lou Dobbs Goes Off on Dirty Cop Mueller as Witch Hunt Expands to DOJ Officials Overseeing Special Counsel! The Gateway Pundit

Fox News Lou Dobbs unleashed on dirty cop Robert Mueller after he expanded his witch hunt to DOJ officials overseeing his Russian collusion investigation!

Shut it down!

ABC News reported:

Issued within the past month, the directive marks the special counsels first records request to the Justice Department, and it means Mueller is now demanding documents from the department overseeing his investigation.

Muellers investigators now seek not only communications among Justice Department staffers but also any of their communications with White House officials, the source said. Before this request, investigators asked former senior Justice Department officials for information from their time at the department, ABC News was told.

The latest move suggests the special counsel is still digging into, among other matters, whether Trump or any other administration official improperly tried to influence an ongoing investigation.

Mueller and his team of 17 left-wing radical lawyer hacks are being paid millions of dollars for an unconstitutional, out of control witch hunt.

Where is the honest leadership in this country? The American people are watching in horror as Mueller investigates an innocent Donald Trump while the Deep State swamp creatures walk freely.

Lou Dobbs went off on Mueller!

Now Mueller is Carrying Out an Investigation of the DoJ Officials Who Oversee the Special Counsel. This is Officially Nuts, and So are the Fools Leading Congress and the Senate Who are About to Provoke a Constitutional Crisis.

07:10

Apple Fires Diversity Chief For Saying White People Can Be Diverse Weasel Zippers

Wait, Apple has a vice president of diversity and inclusion? Via NY Post: Apples diversity chief is stepping down after only six months on the job after causing an outcry by saying that being a minority or a woman are not the only criteria for diversity, according to reports. Denise Young Smith, who was []

06:56

In Surprise Move, Norway's $1 Trillion Sovereign Wealth Fund May Divest From Fossil Fuels DownWithTyranny!

A shot heard round the world? (source)

by Gaius Publius

Two broad points before the specifics of this story.

First, the Divest from Oil and Gas movement is a real threat to Big Oil as an industry in the same way the Divest from South Africa movement was a threat to South African apartheid it hits them where the money sits, in the wallet and not in the reputation, the latter of which can always be papered over with expensive ad campaigns telling us how wonderful the industry is.


It's a real advantage having more money than any of your enemies, isn't it.

The Divest from Oil and Gas movement is as threatening to the industry as lawsuits, which are also going on. A divestment movement essentially threatens to collapse the price of oil and gas company stocks, which impoverishes the investing class and, more particularly, the industry's CEO class, since a good part of their pay is in stock.

Once stock prices fall below 50% of their value, it takes forever to build them back up, if indeed they ever recover.

Second, a collapse of oil and gas stock prices is, at some point, inevitable. Consider: If most or all of current in-the-ground fossil fuel reserves a major basis of valuation of these companies will stay in the ground as "stranded assets," at some point the value of Exxon, Conoco and Shell will and should be nearly zero.

The only questions are when that will occur and what will be the triggering event. I've written before about the precariousness of Big Oil as an industry see "Big Oil In Trouble, Enters "No Mans Land" of Collapsing Balance Sheets" and that reasoning still holds. Big Oil faces either death by government intervention (the world of power grows an aggressive conscience) or death by market (a permanent fossil fu...

06:49

Poll: Dems Increasingly See Biden As 2020 Savior Weasel Zippers

Pretty please! Via Rasmussen: As Joe Biden travels the country to promote his new book, votersespecially Democratshave renewed enthusiasm about the possibility of a 2020 presidential run for the former vice president, even though he has not yet committed to entering the race. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% []

06:41

GOP Senator Admits Motive Behind War on Judge Moore Is to Destroy Trump Agenda! The Gateway Pundit

The fix is in when it comes to the Republican establishments outrage over sexual harassment allegations facing Alabama GOP Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore.

The Swamp wants voters to do the impossible by writing in a conservative candidate to be the next Republican Senator of Alabama. 

Of course this is an impossible task. No write-in candidate has been decided on, nor is there one who commands anywhere near the same level of support as Judge Moore.

Were about to give away a seat that can determine the future of Trumps agenda, admitted #NeverTrumper Sen. Lindsey Graham on Fox News Radios The Brian Kilmeade Show.

The Hill reports:

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday said Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore poses a threat to the Republican agenda, adding that he favors maneuvering that would trigger a new special election.

Were about to give away a seat that can determine the future of Trumps agenda, and I hope the good people of Alabama on the Republican side will try to find a way to pick a nominee that can represent the conservative cause in an effective way, Graham said on Fox News Radios The Brian Kilmeade Show.

Moore is under pressure from numerous Republican lawmakers to step down from the race. He faces allegations of sexual misconduct, including assault, from multiple women, most of whom were teenagers at the time.

Republican leaders are plotting a drastic plan, to block Judge Roy Moore from becoming the next Senator of Alabama. Even more concerning, Vice-President Mike Pence...

06:33

The Saudi System And Why Its Change May Fail Moon of Alabama

The Saudi clown prince Mohammad Bin Salman is an impulsive tyrant. But what accounts for his urge to purge the country of any potential competing power center Why does he run a such an activist foreign policy? The answer might...

06:27

Palestinian Authority: Prophet Mohammed Tells Kids to Throw Rocks At Jews Weasel Zippers

Along with beheading them. Via PMW: A poem in the Palestinian youth magazine Zayzafuna teaches children that throwing rocks at Jews is something mandated by Muhammad, Islams prophet. The funders of the magazine include the Palestinian Authority. The following lines were part of the poem printed in the magazines October issue together with the image []

06:26

Sarah Sanders White House Press Briefing 2:30pm Livestream The Last Refuge

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivers the press briefing for Monday November 20th.  Anticipated start time 2:30pm EST UPDATE: Video Added Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joins the briefing along with Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to outline Continue reading

06:14

TX Woman Puts Vile, Hateful F**k Trump and F**k You Sticker on Truck Gets Arrested for Outstanding Felony (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Hateful leftist Karen Fonseca made headlines after driving around Fort Bend County, Texas with a nasty F*** Trump sign on the back of her pickup truck.

Karen was picked up at her home last Thursday and arrested for a previous outstanding crime.

Democrat of the day: Karen Fonseca:

CBS News reported:

A Texas woman who became a viral sensation for displaying a controversial F*** Trump sticker on her pickup truck has added a new decal to her collection.

CBS News affiliate KHOU-TV reports Karen Fonseca made headlines after Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls threatened to arrest her for displaying the anti-Trump sticker. Last week Nehls posted a photo of the truck message on Facebook and threatened Fonseca with a disorderly conduct charge over the decal.

She was subsequently taken into custody on a warrant from 2014, and was later released on bond.

Im almost certain it does have to do with this, she told KHOU-TV. People abuse the badge, and in my opinion, money talks. When youre in politics, people know how to work the system.

Fonseca says a new sticker was made following her arrest. It reads in part: F*** TROY NEHLS AND F*** YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.

Fonseca was driving around town with the F*** Trump bumper sticker for the last 11 months.

Karen is very upset that she was arrested for a past crime.

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06:05

Gabby Giffords Anti-Gun Group Calls For Banning Muzzleloaders Weasel Zippers

Yes, muzzleloaders. Via Daily Caller: It didnt take long after the events in Las Vegas, Nevada for gun control advocates to resort to their usual tactic of blaming hardware for the acts of an evil man. Numerous anti-gun bills were introduced almost immediately, with arch anti-gun Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) leading the charge. This is []

06:00

Denying the Imperium of Death Consortiumnews

The tens of thousands of American deaths from drug overdoses are a measure of the hopeless desperation left behind by the soul-starving socio-economic system of late-stage capitalism, writes poet Phil Rockstroh. By Phil Rockstroh According to a nationwide study conducted

05:47

FLASHBACK: Studio Lights Crash Down on Clintons After Bill Denies Extra Marital Affair (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

God works in mysterious ways.

Bill Clinton point blank denied having an extra marital affair in a 60 Minutes interview in 1992. Shortly after Slick Willie denied having an affair, a studio light fell on top of the Clintons.

That allegation is false, Clinton said about him having an extra marital affair.

Then Hillary jumps in to defend her philandering husband saying, She was terrified. You know the average person-

At this point the light installation falls on top of the Clintons and they both jump off the couch while Hillary is screaming.

VIDEO:

Additional video of Bill Clinton being coached on how to deny his affair:

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05:42

In Yemens 60 Minutes Moment, No Mention That the U.S. Is Fueling the Conflict The Intercept

Saudi Arabias years-long blockade and bombing campaign in Yemen has gotten very little coverage in the United States, even as the extreme food and fuel shortages have developed into one of the worlds worst humanitarian crises.

Now, as the Saudi noose on Yemen tightens leaving 7 million people facing starvation and another 1 million infected with cholera the war is having its moment in the media spotlight.

On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired a 13-minute segment on the wars devastating humanitarian toll. The program featured imagery of starving children and interviews with displaced people, all obtained after Saudi Arabia blocked 60 Minutes from entering the country.

You keep going like youre going, theres not going to be anybody left, David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Program, told CBSs Scott Pelley. All the children are going to be dead.

Coverage on such a high-profile program is frequently enough to get politicians to pay attention to an issue, and the 60 Minutes feature comes amid a growing debate about the U.S. role in the war. Just last week, the House of Representatives voted to say that Congress has not authorized American military support for the Saudi-led coalition.

Still, the program did not once mention that Saudi Arabia is a U.S. ally, and that U.S. support is essential for the Saudi campaign to continue.

For two-and-a-half years, the U.S. government has backed Saudi Arabias intervention in Yemen every step of the way. The United States has dispatched warships to reinforce the blockade. It has refueled Saudi planes, sent the Saudi military targeting intelligence, and resupplied them with tens of billions of dollars worth of bombs.

The U.S. has had the power to pull the plug on the intervention since the beginning. Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a 30-year veteran of the CIA, explained last year that if the United States and the United Kingdom, tonight, told King Salman [of Saudi Arabia], This war has to end, it would end tomorrow. The Royal Saudi Air Force cannot operate without American and British support.

That means that for years, former President Barack Obama and now Pr...

05:34

48-million-year-old Lipids in a Fossil Bird Neritam

a new discovery from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Messel Pit near Darmstadt in Germany comes as an even bigger surprise: a 48-million-year old skin gland from a bird, containing lipids of the same age. The oldest lipids ever recorded in a fossil vertebrate were used by the bird to preen its plumage. The study []

05:30

Raiders Marshawn Lynch sat during US anthem yet stood for Mexican anthem Fellowship of the Minds

This from the guy who sported an Everybody vs. Trump t-shirt and during a pre-season game, sat on a cooler eating a banana during the National Anthem. Nuff said. From Q13Fox: Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during most of U.S. Continue reading

05:20

Islamists Barge Into French Monastery During Prayers, Demand Nuns Convert To Islam Weasel Zippers

Two Islamist men barged into the Carmelite Verdun monastery late last week during evening prayers in which they told the nuns to convert to Islam or go to hell. The two men were described as being in their thirties and both sporting beards and are said to have prayed in Arabic while the nuns were conducting []

05:19

Malia Obama Caught Making Out, Lighting Up At Harvard-Yale Game (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

They grow up fast, dont they? Malia Obama, the eldest daughter of former President Barack Obama was caught on video kissing an unidentified male and lighting up a cigarette at the Harvard-Yale football game. 

Video credit: TMZ

Photo credit: TMZ

TMZ reports:

Malia Obamas gonna remember her first Harvard-Yale football game and so is the guy she made out with during the tailgate party!

Barack and Michelles oldest was pregaming with friends Saturday outside the Yale Bowl in New Haven, CT, and wound up kissing a mystery guy who seemed to be pulling for Harvard, too based on his crimson tee.

The makeout sesh is no big deal just a freshman doing what freshmen do but the fact Malia lit up a cigarette might not sit well with mom and pop. Remember, Michelle famously disapproved of Barack smoking.

This isnt the first time Malias antics were caught on tape.

Video purchasd by TMZ shows Malia Obama and a female friend dancing bacchanalianly as the Killers, a rock band from Las Vegas, performed in August.

As...

05:06

Trump Designates North Korea As State Sponsor Of Terrorism Weasel Zippers

Via Daily Caller: President Donald Trump is relisting North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, according to White House pool reports. North Korea was recognized as a state sponsor of terror for a decade but was removed from the list in 2008. It should have happened years ago, Trump told reporters, citing assassinations on []

04:43

Bill Clinton Facing New Allegations Of Sexual Assault From Four Women Weasel Zippers

Clinton strikes again. Via Daily Mail: Bill Clinton is facing explosive new charges of sexual assault from four women, according to highly placed Democratic Party sources and an official who served in both the Clinton and Obama administrations. The current accusations against the 71-year-old former president whose past is littered with charges of sexual []

04:20

FBI Says Trump Dossier Is Not Verified Weasel Zippers

Yet this has been used by media to spread this collusion conspiracy story now for months. And reports indicated the FBI also used it before a FISA court to spy on Trump folks. And now that its been revealed that Hillary and the DNC paid for it, it was basically using unverified oppo research to []

04:15

Paul Ryans Cindy Is A Cruel Figment Of The Capitalist Imagination Shadowproof

Paul Ryan used Twitter to introduce Cindy, a fictional mother of one who works as an assistant restaurant manager making $30,000 a year.

Meet Cindy: a single mom, making $30,000 per year, who hopes to one day get beyond living paycheck to paycheck, Ryan wrote. With a $700 increase in her tax refund each year under our tax bill, Cindy can start saving for her future.

The Republican Speaker, who has an estimated net worth of $6,453,040, wants people to believe that what amounts to an extra $58 a month will allow for Cindy to save money.

If this fictional single parent is anything like the two-thirds of Americans who dont have enough saved to take care of a $500 emergency, Ryans embroidered tax refund wont be anywhere near enough to keep their finances above water, let alone give them breathing room to start saving.

Keeping all of Ryans imaginative numbers where they are, lets say Cindy lives in Ryans home state of Wisconsin. According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys (MIT) living wage calculator, at $30,000 a year and with one child, Cindy would need to make $23.62 an hour working forty hours a week to make a living wage.

The minimum wage in Wisconsin is only $7.25 per hour. The average annual salary that would be necessary for a single parent household and one child in Wisconsin is $49,131.

In other words, $700 wont be saving Cindy, and thats taking into account that $30,000 may be a fairly high estimate for someone working as a restaurant assistant manager. It would take a decade to save a meager $7,000 should Cindy deposit every $700 check, not touching a penny of it to pay for medical emergencies, child care, food, and any debt.

Existing financial institutionsincredibly predatory and unforgivingare tireless in their exploitation of the poor. Along with the rapid rise of the cost of living and decline in pay growth, the hurdles that face low-income households keep multiplying.

For the poor, there is no pulling your bootstraps out of capitalism. Those straddling the edges of homelessness, financial devastation, and hunger have no bootstraps. There are no boots.

The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) published The High Cost of Being Poor in The U.S. in 2016, which documented the burdens forced upon those living in deep poverty:

For a family of four in 2015, the official poverty line was $24,257. According to the...

04:00

Herschel Walker on Marshawn Lynch Sitting for Anthem: You Never Protest the Anthem Weasel Zippers

Kneelers should check out Walker on how to take a career in football and make a success out of the rest of his life. Via Fox News Insider: Former NFL running back Herschel Walker responded this morning to the latest national anthem protests by NFL players. Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch drew the ire of []

03:55

EXPLOSIVE REPORT: Bill Clinton Facing NEW Sex Assault Claims After Flying On Private Jet Air F*ck One The Gateway Pundit

Former President Bill Clinton is reportedly facing new sexual assault accusations from four women after flying on playboy billionaire investor Ron Burkles private jet nicknamed Air F*ck One. 

Daily Mail UK reports:

Attorneys representing the women, who are coordinating their efforts, have notified Clinton they are preparing to file four separate lawsuits against him.

As part of the ongoing negotiations, the attorneys for the women are asking for substantial payouts in return for their clients silence.

A member of Clintons legal team has confirmed the existence of the new allegations.

If they fail, according to sources in Clintons inner circle, the four women are said to be ready to air their accusations of sexual assault at a press conference, making Clinton the latest and most famous figure in a long list of men from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey who have recently been accused of sexual assault.

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Clinton helped Burkle generate business and flew around the world with a flock of beautiful young women on Burkles private jet, which was nicknamed Air F**k One.

The four women, who have not yet revealed their identities, were employed in low-level positions at the Burkle organization when they were in their late teens and claim they were sexually assaulted by the former president.

News of the alleged new accusers comes amid Hollywood and the Democrat Party facing a sexual harassment epidemic. The mainstream media and Democrat Party are now putting distance between themselves and the Clintons. Decades later, the Clintons are facing scorn and are being called upon to answer for Bill Clintons alleged sexual abuse.

Radio host Rita Cosby recently grilled failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over the sexual assault allegations against her husband former President Bill Clinton. The weekend WABC-AM radio host asked Clinton point blank if she regretted the way she treated the...

03:38

Its Not Just Hannity Liberals Led By Media Matters Are Doing Everything They Can to Suppress All Conservative Free Speech The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

To hell with the 1st Amendment Nazi Sympathizer George Soros funded Media Matters is leading the liberal charge to shut down all conservative speech in America in spite of the fact that a majority of Americans are conservative.

Under President Obama the US was caught in a backwards spiral.  Unemployment rose to as much as 10% while the amount of US debt doubled to nearly $20 trillion.  In spite of the government not being able to pay its current bills, Obamas US took on more and more third world immigrants and opened its porous borders with Mexico.  Jobs were sent overseas with the help of horrible trade treaties with other countries.  The Middle East turned upside down as US troops were pulled from Iraq and guns from Libya were supplied to rebels in Syria who morphed into Islamic killers.  Americans murdered in Benghazi were ignored and patriot taxpayers who supported conservative principles were repressed.  All the while the complicit mainstream media (MSM) supported Obamas destruction of America and condemned all who dared stand up for justice.

These efforts to destroy America are what led to the Trump Presidency.  But liberals never got it.  They performed studies after the election and rightly learned that their old legacy compliant media was no longer the only show in town.  Entities like this site (TGP) were sharing the real news and their messages were shared on the mega news site the Drudge Report Hillary was sick and taking time off from her campaign.  Podestas emails were released by WikiLeaks, and although the MSM wouldnt report what was in them, the criminal and corrupt actions of Hillarys campaign manager and former Bill Clinton and Barack Obama aide, showed corruption at levels never seen before.  These too were reported by the new media.

Americans had a voice and Trump won!

So after the election did liberals decide to change their ways?  Did they see that their policies were wrong for America?  Did the MSM decide to change its ways and start reporting honest news?...

03:37

PEASANTS, NOTHING MATTERS AND LIFE IS JUST CONTENT No More Mister Nice Blog

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was widely criticized after he and his wife were photographed happily brandishing a sheet of uncut dollar bills. Mnuchin's dismissal of some of the criticism is peculiar:

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said he takes it as a compliment that some people suggested that he and his wife looked like villains from a "James Bond" movie when they posed with newly printed currency.

I never thought Id be quoted as looking like villains from the 'James Bond' [movies]. I guess I should take that as a compliment that I look like a villain in a great, successful 'James Bond' movie, Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday."
When ordinary humans refer to a real person as a Bond villain, we mean that the person seems like an outsize caricature of an evil person but is actually evil. But to Mnuchin -- who in his previous life was a executive producer of dozens of movies -- everything is content. He's being compared to a character in a film series that does boffo B.O. -- so it's all good!

Is this a rich guy's indifference to the concerns and fears of the peasants? Is it some variety of autistic-spectrum tunnel vision? I think it's a combination of the two. In any case, I don't expect any empathy from Mnuchin. I don't think he's capable of it.

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Erik Loomis writes:
Only in the New Gilded Age would a high official see himself and his wife photographed as vile kleptocrats, be compared to the villains in Bond movies, and take the comparison as a compliment.
Yes, but Mnuchin is not the first member of a Republican administration to proclaim an affinity with a fictional character who lacks basic human decency. Remember White House counselor Edwin Meese's December 1983 National Press Club speech?
The presidential aide ... surprised the audience by concluding his speech by defending Scrooge, the fictional character in Charles Dickens,' 'A Christmas Carol,' who overworks and underpays employee Bob Cratchit.

The crowd gasped as Meese -- without indicating in any way that he was joking -- said:

'Scrooge had a bad press in his time. If you really look at the facts, he didn't exploit Bob Cratchit. As a matter of fact, Bob Cratchit was paid 10 shillings a week -- which was a very good wage at that time.

'Furthermore, the free market would not allow Scrooge to exploit poor Bob. England didn't get free public schools until after Dickens was dead. So that the fact Bob Cratchit could read and wri...

03:35

Another Woman Says Franken Groped Her, In 2010 Weasel Zippers

Getting closer to being toast. And once again, theres a picture showing that she did, in fact, meet him. Via NY Post: A woman said Sen. Al Franken grabbed her buttocks as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair, leaving her feeling uncomfortable and gross, an accusation that comes just days after []

03:23

U of I Graduate Student Instructor Arrested for Assaulting Conservative Students and Stealing Phone (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Unhinged grad student instructor Tariq Khan was arrested after assaulting conservative students, stealing a phone and slamming it on the ground.

Khan was later placed under arrest and issued a notice to appear to appear in court for criminal damage to property.

And this loon is teaching kids at the University of Illinois.

Campus Reform reported:

A University of Illinois graduate instructor was arrested for assaulting two students during an anti-Trump protest Thursday, stealing the phone of one student and throwing it on the sidewalk.

Tariq Khan is a PhD candidate at the university and has taught courses such as Constructing Race in America and U.S. Gender History since 1877. He is also involved with various anarchist and communist organizations including Black Rose Anarchist Federation and Antifa, in addition to working with the undergraduate socialist students.

The event Thursday began as a demonstration to air grievances about President Trump one year after his election. Khan spoke to students, urging them to resist the presidents agenda and fight fascism, but when his speech targeted Turning Point USA members on campus, conservative students who were present took notice.

Joel Valdez, executive board member and campus activism coordinator for TPUSA, asked, Dont you have anything better to do? Dont you have kids? Khan immediately charged from the Alma Mater statue and accused Valdez of threatening his children.

In video of the altercation obtained by Campus Reform Khan is seen intimidating and confronting two students: throwing a punch at one and stealing and destroying Valdezs cell phone.

The incident has been reported to University of Illinois police, and Khan was placed under arrest and issued a notice to appear to appear in court for criminal damage to property, with police valuing the cell phone at $700.

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03:08

NYT Reporter (Exposed As Hack By WikiLeaks) Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Claims The Gateway Pundit

New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush has been suspended from the paper after details emerged about his alleged bad judgment around young women journalists.

According to Bianca Padr Ocasio, a friend of one of the women Thrush made unwanted sexual advances towards, the New York Times reporter was well known for telling others he was a mentor to aspiring women and was disgusted by the toxic culture created by sexual harassers.

Vox recounts multiple incidents of Thrushs alleged sexual misconduct.

Vox reports:

Thrush and the young woman met at her colleagues going-away party at a bar near the Politico newsroom, she told me, and shared a few rounds of drinks in a booth. The night, she said, ended on a Washington street corner, where Thrush left her in tears after she resisted his advances.

The encounter was troubling enough to the woman that her friend Bianca Padr Ocasio, also 23 and a journalist, confronted Thrush about his behavior via text message the next day.

I want to make sure you dont lure young women aspiring journalists into those situations ever again, she texted. So help me out here. How can I do that?

Below is a screenshot of the text message exchange between an apologetic Thrust and Padr Ocasio.

Photo credit: Vox

 

Another woman says Thrush made aggressive and unwanted sexual advances towards her during a night at D.C. bar Continental.

Vox reports:

On that night five years ago, I joined Thrush and a handful of other reporters for a few rounds at the Continental, a Politico hangout in Rosslyn, Virginia. At first, nothing seemed strange, until the crowd had dwindled down to Thrush,...

03:02

Original Roy Moore Accuser, Leigh Corfman, Speak Out In Interview Weasel Zippers

WATCH: @savannahguthrie's full interview with Roy Moore's 1st accuser, Leigh Corfman, who says Moore sexually abused her when she was 14 pic.twitter.com/ll4FGmPvUZ TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 20, 2017 Via Today: Leigh Corfman, the woman who accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating a sexual encounter when she was 14 and he was a []

02:54

Singer Morrissey Rages at Angela Merkel for Destroying Europe: I Want Germany to be German (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Germany, a country of 82 million, welcomed from 800,000 to over one million migrants and unvetted refugees in 2015.

Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed close over 280,000 migrants in 2016.

Frau Merkels policies have not gone unnoticed.
A Syrian refugee family named their fifth child Angela Merkel Muhammed in honor of Chancellor Merkel.

Not everyone is supportive of this suicidal policy.

Singer Morrissey blasted Merkel for destroying Europe in a recent interview.

Express.co reported:

Smiths front man Morrissey has hit out at Angela Merkel for throwing away the countrys culture in a furious tirade against immigration.

The Big Mouth Strikes Again singer lashed out at an increasingly multicultural Europe which he said meant watering down nations identity.

In an interview with German newspaper Die Spiegel, he said: I want Germany to be German. I want France to be French.

If you try to make everything multicultural, you will not have any culture in th...

02:42

Island of Light, Island of Shadow The Indypendent

Heres where the hurricane tore off my roof, she pointed upward. We look at exposed wood beams under open sky. It was horrible, Ruth crossed her arms. Doors shook. Water came into the house.

Her son tugged on her pant leg and she lifted him. We hid in the bathroom. Patting his head, she leaned on the balcony to study the island. It was like a furious giant had stomped and clawed the town of Utuado, Puerto Rico. Trees were snapped. Power lines, ripped. Mudslides bled over roads.

No electricity. No water. All day to get anything done, she said as she rocked her son. I dont think its going to get better anytime soon.

Hurricane Maria

The storm fed on heat. Like an angry spirit seeking release, it climbed the sky. Warm. Sluggish. Slow. Hungry for fury. It found more than wind on the ocean. It tasted carbon, the gaseous exhale of civilization.

It fed on the heat spawned by a billion cars and thousands of jets that crossed the planet. Awakened to its power, the storm screamed like a newborn, its 175 mile-per-hour winds lashed waves upon waves.

Hurricane Marias eye opened, seeing a path. This fury, half made by nature, half by man. It violently spun in space, cursed hot breaths of lightning and storm. She drew darkness over the islands as the poor nailed wood over windows, heard of her immensity and said her name over and over Maria.

New York City

Are they safe? I asked.

I called, Mom said. But no one picks up the phone. On screen, a NASA video showed a white foamy spiral around a black hole. Like the sky had been unplugged and all the weight and force of the atmosphere drained into the eye.

Everywhere Hurricane Maria passed went dark and then, slowly, photos surfaced. Dominica. Bahamas. Wrecked. Homes like piles of splinters. Roads cracked. Rivers gushed through the center of town. People digging through wreckage.

It churned over the Caribbean until its dark eye slammed into Puerto Rico and then vanished. An eerie quiet followed. No news came from the island. What happened to our family? What happened to Jesus, my mothers first cousin? His wife Yeya? Their kids?

Mom, did you hear anything? I asked.

No one answers, she said again. They didnt have much.

San Juan

As the JetBlue plane turned to the airport, I saw homes with blue tarps for roofs. Trees stripped of leaves. Wa...

02:41

Year Of The Woman Dem Senators Condemn Sexual Harassment, Campaigned For Ted Kennedy Weasel Zippers

No one spoke for Mary Jo Kopechne. Via Washington Times: Sen. Patty Murray was quick to condemn Sen. Al Franken last week after he was accused of sexual harassment, but she took the opposite tack 24 years ago with another Democratic senator dogged by accusations of lecherous behavior. She and the four other Democratic women []

02:38

PAPER: No One is Talking About Trumps Game-Changing Deal The Gateway Pundit

This agreement could mean thousands of new jobs for Americans who struggled under the Obama administration. Business sections in major newspapers refused to give the story the placement it deserved.

New York Post reports:

If the agreement holds tight, it is an economic game changer for the state.

And yet, speaking to the locals here, you wouldnt even know it had happened.

I am surprised I heard nothing about it on the national news, nor in my local paper and newscasts, said Jerald Stephens, 67, a West Virginia native and union rep, who has been a keen observer of local politics for as long as he can remember.

The BBC and CNN covered the news in their business sections, while The New York Times picked up a short story by The Associated Press on the deal. The stories headlines were muted; their placement low-key.

One would have suspected that the prospect of an investment this large nearly three times the total annual budget for the department of energy would have been front-page news, said Paul Sracic, political-science professor at nearby Youngstown State University.

We really have no influence or power here, so that is interesting to me that he still kept his promise to us, something I suspect he will likely get little credit for in the national news, Stephens told the New York Post.

Of course, this would not be the first time the media has opted to ignore President Trumps economic accomplishments. The Gateway Pundit Joe Hoft has been closely covering the current administrations stock market records.

The Dow has increased 4,830 points since the November 8th election and the Dow all time high has increased by 4,527 since the election (the all time high on election day was 18,636 set on August 15, 2016). The Dow has never increased the All Time Highs this much in such a short period of time in its mo...

02:30

Sexgate fallout: Jeffrey Tambor leaves Transparent after sexual harassment allegations Fellowship of the Minds

If the claims are untrue, then why is he quitting his award-winning gig? Innocent people with the monetary resources would fight an ugly lie. Wont affect me at all though; I have no use for this Amazon show. From TMZ: Continue reading

02:21

ISIS Releases Image of Beheaded Pope Francis Weasel Zippers

Ironic considering Francis could be the most pro-Islam Pope ever. Via PJM:  Just a few days after circulating a propaganda poster depicting a jihadist driving toward the Vatican, a pro-ISIS media group today released another poster depicting Pope Francis beheaded. In the image from the Wafa Media Foundation, a jihadist stands over the orange-jumpsuited body of []

02:13

New Woman Accuses Al Franken of Sexual Assault At Minnesota State Fair The Gateway Pundit

Lindsay Menz has come forward revealing Democrat Senator Al Franken inappropriately touched her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.

Franken reportedly grabbed her buttocks tightly while taking a photo. 

It wasnt around my waist. It wasnt around my hip or side. It was definitely on my butt,Lindsay Menz told CNN.

I was like, oh my God, whats happening, Menz added.

Below is the photo Franken took with Menz.

Photo credit: CNN

CNN report:

Lindsay Menz, a 33-year-old woman who now lives in Frisco, Texas, reached out to CNN on Thursday hours after Tweeden made her story public. Menz said she wanted to share an uncomfortable interaction that left her feeling gross. According to Menz, she attended the Minnesota State Fair with her husband and father in the summer of 2010, almost two years after Franken was elected to the Senate. Her fathers small business was sponsoring a local radio booth, and she spent the day meeting various elected officials, political candidates and celebrities and taking photos with them as they stopped by the booth.
When Franken walked in, Menz and her husband, who also spoke with CNN, said they recognized him right away. Menz said she had a brief and cordial exchange with the senator. Then, as her husband held up her phone and got ready to snap a photo of the two of them, Franken pulled me in really close, like awkward close, and as my husband took the picture, he put his hand full-fledged on my rear, Menz said. It was wrapped tightly around my butt cheek.

Last thursday, Franken was accused of groping, unwanted kissing by radio host and model Leeann Tweeden.

Radio anchor Leeann Tweeden traveled with Al Franken on a USO tour in December 2006.

Tweeden described the sexual abuse on the...

02:13

Illegal aliens attack US-Mexico border patrol agents, killing one by crushing his skull with rock Fellowship of the Minds

Early yesterday morning, November 19, 2017, responding to activity at the US-Mexican border near Interstate 10, in the Van Horn Station area of Big Bend, Texas, two Border Patrol agents were attacked by illegals. One agent radioed for help, saying Continue reading

02:00

After Gender Neutral Conversion, Canadian High School Students Ask For More Gender Specific Bathrooms Weasel Zippers

The majority is speaking out. Via Global News: Students at Sturgeon Composite say the bathroom situation at their high school needs to change, and better reflect the needs of the majority after many of their facilities were made gender neutral. At the start of September, students learned about the change. The first day of school, []

01:46

The U.S. Decided to Show Up for the U.N. Climate Conference to Lobby for Coal The Intercept

An employee of the German Climate Computing Center poses next to the "Mistral" supercomputer on June 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. The DKRZ's robot-operated tape archive has currently a capacity of 200 petabytes and allows for long-term archiving of climate simulations such as those carried out with respect to reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

01:40

Student Radio Hosts Yanked From Air, Suspended After Using The Word Tranny Weasel Zippers

Must have been a trigger word. Via The College Fix: The University of Minnesota-Morris has threatened a student radio show with cancellation after one of the hosts used the word tranny on-air, with campus officials offering several shifting reasons for pulling the show from the airwaves. The College Fix has obtained exclusive video of the []

01:18

Franken Cut From PBS Special Honoring David Letterman Weasel Zippers

Letterman had his own scandal in 2009. Via NY Post: Sen. Al Franken has been cut out of a TV special honoring comedian David Letterman following an accusation by a former model and Los Angeles radio news host that he kissed and groped her during a USO tour in 2006, according to a report. The []

01:14

Idiot NFL Player Sits for US Flag but Stands for Mexican Flag Where Black Citizens Were Finally Recognized Just Last Year The Gateway Pundit

The New England Patriots played the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Sunday. 

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the US National Anthem, but stood for the Mexican Anthem Because the United States is racist or something.

Marshawn Lynch makes about $5 million a year.

Mexican national anthem being sung on field at Estadio Azteca. And throughout the crowd. Marshawn Lynch rose for it out of respect for Mexico.

Mexico finally recognized its black population as citizens in 2016.
Via Fusion TV and Reddit:

For the first time in its history, Mexicos census bureau has recognized the countrys black population in a national survey that found there are approximately 1.4 million citizens (1.2% of the population) who self-identify as Afro-Mexican or Afro-descendant.

The survey found that more women identify as black than men, by about 705,000 to 677,000. It also found that most Afro-Mexicans live in the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Veracruz, which...

01:00

Bernie Sanders and the Collapse of the Leftist Coalition Matt Forney

NOTE: This article was originally published at Right On on April 4, 2016. Im re-posting it here as the site is now defunct.

For the past decade, the Left has triumphed in America by forging an anti-White alliance consisting of masochistic White progressives and self-interested minorities. But the war between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is threatening to tear the Left apart.

I come not to praise Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, but to bury it, because its decomposing fast and stinking up the room. A self-identified democratic socialist who wants to implement a Swedish-style welfare state, his candidacy was meant to be a watershed in American politics. Sanders gave hope to the noodle-necked pansies of the Left that Americans could give up their guns, their God-mongering, and their tax dollars to join the rest of the world in freebie-addled bliss.

Unfortunately, Democratic voters arent feeling the Bern, because Sanders has consistently lagged behind Hillary Clinton ever since the race started. While hes won enough contests to remain competitive, he keeps running up against the 50-foot wall that is the partys Black base. Black Democratic voters support Clinton in landslide numbers, enabling her to pull off huge wins in the South (where the Democratic Party is almost monolithically Black) and giving her an edge in states like Ohio and Illinois.

Ever since the sixties, the Left has supported demographic warfare against Whites (misleadingly called comprehensive immigration reform) in order to secure themselves a permanent electoral majority. The logic was the same as the Manson Familys: White Leftists assumed that Blacks and Latinos would shut up and do as they were told. But thanks to eight years of Obamas race-baiting, working-class Whites have been chased away from the Democrats, and now the Blacks and Browns no longer want to obey their progressive White massas.

Bernie Sanders campaign has been a nonstarter among Blacks for various reasons. On average, Blacks are less civically engaged than Whites and tend to support candidates who are already well-known. The Clintons have also always been popular among Blacks, excluding Hillarys 2008 presidential run, when they abandoned her to vote for her Black opponent. Additionally, Sanders Jewish heritage is a massive liability:...

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Democrats Should Aim To Replace An Even 100 GOP Congressmembers DownWithTyranny!




The DCCC launched an on-line ad campaign against something like 40 Republicans, including 9 California targets: Jeff Denham, Devin Nunes, David Valadao, Steve Knight, Ed Royce, Mimi Walters, Dana Rohrabacher, Darrell Issa, and Duncan Hunter. I'm sure there's a reason they're not including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in the campaign (nor for that matter Paul Ryan. Oh, that's right, Pelosi doesn't believe in targeting Republican leaders; I almost forgot. Sunday's NY Times included an OpEd by David Leonhardt, The GOP Is Fooling Itself On Taxes about the corner the party has backed itself into on tax policy-- all in the name of "a win"-- any win. The theory is that "If they somehow fail to pass a tax cut, they will anger their base and their donors and look incompetent to swing voters. But," wrote, Leonhardt, "the actual bill that the House passed last week-- and the modestly different plan the Senate is considering-- is a dreadful piece of policy. It would cause the deficit to soar and, as a result, probably reduce economic growth. It would also raise taxes for millions of middle-class families. And most Americans realize that the tax plan is dreadful. Only 16 percent of adults said they thought the plan would reduce their own taxes, according to a Quinnipiac poll released last week. On the same day the poll came out, several Republican senators criticized the plan, which suggests it may be in jeopardy."
There is no easy way out for the party at this point. In coming days, Senate leaders will probably claim to take steps to fix the House bills flaws. But they wont be able to, absent a complete rewriting. The core of the plan is the problem.

How did Republicans do this to themselves?

Above all, they refused to heed the lessons of 2016-- of Trumps shocking romp through the primaries and even more shocking general-election win. In a time of deep economic dissatisfaction, among members of both parties, Republican leaders insisted on basing their plan around an enormous tax cut for the wealt...

00:56

Trump Rips NFLs Marshawn Lynch For Sitting During National Anthem During Game In Mexico Weasel Zippers

Lynch sitting during the U.S. national anthem, standing for the Mexican anthem: Update to this story.

00:36

CNN Host Worries Liberal Medias Mistakes Are Being Amplified By Conservative Media The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout:

Brian Stelter is one of those liberal CNN hosts who is constantly trying to prove that hes smarter than President Trump. He claims hes trying to hold Trump accountable but people know bias when they see it.

He recently confided in a media colleague that he has concerns about how the liberal media looks right now. He should be worried.

News Busters reported:

Stelter Frets Stupid Mistakes in Media Are Amplified by Some Right-Wing Outlets to Discredit the Press

CNNs Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter invited on HLNs S.E. Cupp Unfiltered host S.E. Cupp for an illuminating 22-minute podcast released Friday dealing with conservative distrust in the news media. It featured solid points by Cupp and complaints by Stelter that mistakes in the media have been unfairly amplified by some right-wing outlets as if the entire press is culpable.

Unfortunately, there was no such discussion or acknowledgment by either one of them that a reason for conservative distrust in the media had been repeated instances of fake news, mass plagiarism, and/or scandals that did serious damage and called into question entire outlets.

In reality, Stelter should admit that those instances and subsequent rehabilitations for offending parties only further damaged the medias credibility, but more on that later

Stelter complimented Cupp for linking distrust of journalism and distrust of mainstream news sources to ownership and entertainment and Hollywood, right in that its not just about whether a journalist and newsroom might have a left-leaning bias.

He added moments later that folks like HBOs John Oliver, for example, has nothing to do with the journalism thats made by CNN. This, of course, he ignored the fact that such shows like Last Week Tonight are primary news sources for some consumers and the thoughts of comedians like Oliver and Jimmy Kimmel are routinely held up in the press as moral authorities.

If only the left could shut down opposing thought things would be so much easier for these hacks!

The post...

00:35

Nancy Pelosi: Impeaching Trump Right Now Is A Waste Of Time Weasel Zippers

Maxine Waters hardest hit. Via Washington Examiner: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that impeaching President Trump is a waste of time because hes just not that important. Pelosi, speaking at an event at Hearst, said impeaching Trump would further divide America at a time when it needs to come together. Republicans would love []

00:25

Illegal Aliens Murdered US Border Patrol Agent by Crushing His Skull with Rocks The Gateway Pundit

Illegal aliens murdered Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez while he was on patrol in the Van Horn station area.

The illegals crushed his skull with rocks.
Brandon Darby and Ildefonso Ortiz from Breitbart.com reported:

Exclusive details have emerged on the early morning attack against Border Patrol agents that left one agent dead and another hospitalized in serious condition on November, 19 2017. Breitbart Texas first broke the news of the death and injuries and now the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) says that their agents on the ground have stated that the agents were tracking a group of illegal aliens who then beat the agents with rocks until one was killed and the other hospitalized.

Border Patrol Agent Brandon Judd, also president of the NBPC, stated, What we know is that Border Patrol Agent Rogilio Martinez appears to have been ambushed by a group of illegal aliens whom he was tracking. Our agents reports from the ground say that he was struck in the head multiple times with a rock or rocks.

Agent Judd continued, The other agent arrived on scene a short time later and was also ambushed and struck in the head with what is believed to have been a rock or rocks. These disgusting acts and complete disregard for human life need to stop immediately. Family members of slain Agent Martinez will never get to see him come home again all because we have failed to secure our borders from such criminals.

Shortly after Breitbart Texas broke the news of the incident, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed that one Border Patrol agent was dead and another hospitalized in serious condition.

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was murdered and his partner was severely injured.

The post Illegal Aliens Murdered US Border Patrol Agent by Crushing His Skull with Rocks appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

00:22

A Small Reaction against the Digital World bensozia

David Sax:

Thankfully, the analog world is still here, and not only is it surviving but, in many cases, it is thriving. Sales of old-fashioned print books are up for the third year in a row, according to the Association of American Publishers, while ebook sales have been declining. Independent bookstores have been steadily expanding for several years. Vinyl records have witnessed a decade-long boom in popularity (more than 200,000 newly pressed records are sold each week in the United States), while sales of instant-film cameras, paper notebooks, board games and Broadway tickets are all growing again.
I expect this dynamic to continue. The omnipresence of the internet and the tawdriness of so much online junk mean that the digital world is no longer cool just for being digital. These days hot fads are just as likely to be old-fashioned stuff like vinyl records and Polaroid-style cameras as new web sites. Among some, weariness with the internet has spurred a taste for more "authentic" experiences; live music is booming like never before, and live theater is hanging in there. Not that I expect internet use to decline, at least not by much; it is thoroughly woven into how we live. But its one-sided march to dominance will yield to a dynamic of push and pull, the number of people getting into online life about balanced by the people cutting back.

Scanning in the farther future, I wonder if we will see whole movements of people who cut themselves off from digital technology altogether. Sci-fi authors have been all over this, imagining futures in which some people become wired-in cyborgs (like Alastair Reynolds' Conjoiners) and others try to avoid computers in any shape or form. Could that divided world be our future?

00:00

Monday Funnies! Fellowship of the Minds

H/t John Molloy ~Eowyn

Monday, 20 November

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Backtracking to save her feminazi status: Lena Dunham apologizes for defending accused rapist Fellowship of the Minds

Too little, too late Lena. Course backtracking is par for the course of one who admitted to experimenting with her six-year younger sisters vagina. From NY Post: Lena Dunham has reversed course, and apologized for her initial defense of Murray Continue reading

23:16

Onde o racismo se esconde The Intercept

Por muito tempo no conseguia enxergar quando estava diante de um ato racista. At porque uma neblina me impedia de ver que era de fato negra. Mesmo sabendo que branca no era uma confuso bem comum no Brasil do colorismo. Mas aprendi que no s quando algum delimita o que ou no coisa de preto que o racismo acontece.

Tomei alguns bons baldes de gua fria no meio do meu processo de entendimento como mulher negra. Com eles, veio a percepo de que o racismo sempre esteve presente na minha vida: em casa, na escola, na aula de dana ou entre amigos. Ele sempre esteve l.

Ele to enraizado na estrutura da sociedade que muita gente no se d conta de suas atitudes racistas. E muitos, assim como eu, no percebem quando esto sendo vtimas. Mesmo os mais progressistas reproduzem esteretipos e contribuem para a perpetuao do racismo, at em brincadeiras e elogios.

Demorei para entender que ter tido a sorte de no ter nascido com o cabelo ruim do meu pai no era uma vantagem. Ou que ser elogiada pela minha beleza extica de morena cor de jambo no era nenhuma honra. Ou, ainda, que ter um quadril de boa parideira no era sorte alguma. Alis, nada disso impediu que eu no fosse convidada para aquela festinha da escola particular de alunos brancos em que eu era bolsista, de ser vigiada pelo segurana quando entro em uma loja, ou de no ser atendida em um restaurante (sim, aconteceu).

As situaes esto sempre acontecendo e se repetindo. E sim, s porque sou preta. Neste ano, no perodo de uma semana, me vi em trs situaes onde o racismo se apresentou de forma sutil, pronto para passar despercebido, mas ele estava l. Fiquei remoendo o sentimento de desdm e analisando o porqu de cada coisa.

No hospital

Meu falecido av branco, que carinhosamente me chamava de preto para a loucura de vov que sempre o lembrava que na verdade eu era moreninha -, precisou ser hospitalizado. Ele teve de passar por um determinado procedimento em que precisava de acompanhante. Eu, por j ter trabalhado na rea da sade e em emergncia, me ofereci. Entrei na sala empurrando a cadeira de rodas e meus tios brancos ficaram aguardando no corredor. No meio do atendimento me perguntam se fazia tempo que eu era cuidadora dele, pois pela afinidade ele parecia gostar bastante de mim.

Respondi que eu era neta. O enfermeiro pediu desculpas envergonhado.

Na loja

Estava em uma loja na Zona Sul carioca dando aquela olhadinha quando uma senhora meio rspida me questiona sobre um produto. Fui confundida com uma das funcionrias. Um clssico. No, minha roupa no se parecia com o uniforme da loja. No, eu no lembrava nenhuma das funcionrias do lugar (todas brancas, inclusive). Simplesmente, eu era a mais escurinha do local.

Essa situao j aconteceu tantas...

21:33

Trump-Kushner Multigenerational Family Friend Interrogated In Corruption Case Mining Awareness +

A Trump-Kushner multigenerational family friend (also) faces corruption charges and was questioned for the 6th time by Israeli police. His name? Benjamin Netanyahu, Israels Prime Minister. Trump and Netanyahu have both received extraordinary levels of support from casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

In the final weeks before the 2016 US Presidential election, Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam gave $20 million to support Trump, mostly via an anti-Hillary PAC. They also gave $5 million to his inaugural committee.

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson founded the newspaper Israel Hayom in 2007 to support Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu, according to the Forward .com article, Donald Trump Gives First Interview as President-Elect to Sheldon Adelsons Israeli Newspaper, by Josh Nathan-Kazis November 11, 2016.

The Haaretz newspaper recently asked: Is Netanyahu the De Facto Edito...

20:34

BREAKING: Cult Leader Charles Manson Dead At Age 83 Weasel Zippers

Rest in hell. Via ABC News: Notorious murderer Charles Manson died of natural causes on Sunday evening, according to prison officials. He was 83-years-old. Manson was deemed responsible for a two-day murderous rampage through southern California in August 1969 that left seven people dead. Pregnant actress Sharon Tate, hairstylist Jay Sebring, heiress Abigail Folger, writer []

20:10

Is This The Devils Army? Fellowship of the Minds

A terror worse than nuclear war? Slaughterbots Film Shows The Potential Horror Of Killer Microdrones That Use Face ID & More! Small, compact and murderous. But dont give in to fear I would remind the readers that in every age Continue reading

02:58

Talking Turkey: A How-To The Indypendent

Maybe it is Thanksgiving, maybe it is Friendsgiving. Youve been bragging all over town about the feast you are going to serve up. Your family, friends, neighbors, your bar buddies and your bail bondsman will be arriving at your pad in a number of hours. The simple truth of the matter is you have no idea how to roast a turkey. Or maybe you thought you knew how but then you caught the end of a Food Network segment proclaiming that youve been doing it wrong all these years. Relax. Have an eggnog.

Cooking is for everyone, regardless of your budget or experience. And more than anything it should be fun! Life is stressful enough in the age of latent capitalist apocalypse!

It seems every year about this time a cast of celebrity chefs begin making the rounds, presenting the public new recipes for what is a traditional American meal. Two years ago was all about the wet brine. But no, we learned last year wet brines sap turkey of its natural flavor, dry brining works best. Thats the beauty of food, there are a million ways of cooking basic traditional staples. It is also a side effect of the hyper-commercialization of food and can be confusing.

Heres a simple recipe for roasting turkey.* You might want to do some research on your own and decide which brining technique you prefer best or skip that step entirely. These instructions will work whether you have brined or not.

We recommend practicing a bit in advance on a chicken, essentially the turkeys smaller cousin. Just adjust the ratios of butter and seasoning by about a third or half depending on the difference in pounds between the two winged creatures. After youve practiced a bit, you might want to put your own stamp on the animal. Try adding a teaspoon or two of paprika or cayenne, or substituting creole spices or Old Bay for fresh herbs. I like to sear my birds on the stovetop using a large, cast-iron enamel pan before putting them in the oven. Maybe Ill share that recipe next year, but were keeping it basic this time.

Ingredients

1 fresh turkey (1012 pounds)

1 stick of butter

1 tablespoon each of finely chopped parsley, rosemary, thyme and sage

1 lemon

1 head of garlic, protruding stalk and papery exterior removed

2 tablespoons of salt

1 tablespoon of pepper

Special equipment

Large roasting pan

Cooking twine

Cheese grater

Tin foil

Meat thermometer

Steps

Remove turkey and butter from refrigerator to bring to room temperature about one hour before beginning preparations. When you are ready to get cooking, set your oven to 450 degrees. Finely grate lemon to produce...

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