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Wednesday, 15 November

07:55

Commissioner of Labor Statistics: Who Is William Beach? [News - AllGov]

William W. Beach, an economist who has spent most of his career at right-wing think tanks, was nominated October 26, 2017, to lead the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Department of Labor. The bureau collects data on employment and unemployment, price and spending trends, compensation, productivity and health. It influences economic and social policymaking, labor market and politics, and important decisions within business and financial communities.

 

Beach graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, in 1971 with a B.A. in economics and history and added a masters degree in those subjects from the University of Missouri in 1978. In 2014, he completed a Ph.D. in economics from the libertarian-focused Buckingham University in England.

 

Early in his career, Beach worked for two Kansas City, Missouri, law firms: Campbell & Bysfield; and Watson, Ess, Marshall & Enggas. He subsequently worked as an economist for the Missouri Office of Budget and Planning. Beach returned to the private sector in 1987 as a senior economist for Sprint.

 

In 1991, Beach was named president of the Institute of Humane Studies (IHS), based at George Mason University. IHS is funded by Charles and David Koch, who have supported most of the right-wing institutions pushing anti-tax and regulation thought into state and federal legislatures. IHS grants scholarships and grants to students and scholars studying libertarian subjects. The Kochs ordered that applicants essays be run through computers in order to count the number of times they mentioned the free-market icons Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman. Students were tested at the beginning and the end of each week for ideological improvement, according to Jane Mayer in Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.

 

Beach moved to the similarly oriented Heritage Foundation in 1995 as director of its Center for Data Analysis. He co-authored a 1998 paper that promoted abandoning the Social Security system in favor of putting money into the financial markets, saying the government programs rate of return cheated African-American men, among others. Other studies have refuted this stance. In 2010, in the midst of the Great Recession that began under George W. Bush, Beach urged that unemployment benefits be cut, claiming that an extension of benefits changes the behavior of the pe...

01:39

US Breaks Ground For New Permanent Base In Israel Weasel Zippers

Via Defense News: U.S. and Israeli officers broke ground in Israel on Monday for a permanent U.S. Army base that will house dozens of U.S. soldiers, operating under the American flag, and charged with the mission of defending against rocket and missile attack. The American base, officers in Israel say, will be an independent facility []

01:30

Democrat Arrested for Texting Photos of His Genitals and Creepy Stalking of Woman in New Mexico (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Democrat David Alcon is running for the open Second District Congressional Seat in New Mexico.

Alcon was arrested on November 10 after he stalked a woman he met at a Halloween party and stalked her for several days.

The Democrat was arrested after texting photos of his genitals and telling her he was outside of her apartment.

KRQE reported:

Nearly two weeks after an arrest warrant was issued for a New Mexico man running for Congress, police found him at an Albuquerque apartment complex.

What hes been doing since the warrant was issued out of Santa Fe, is a mystery.

Democrat David Alcon is running for the states open District 2 Congressional Seat. Now, hes behind bars for allegedly stalking a woman in Santa Fe.

A woman attending a Halloween party on October 28 at a hotel in Santa Fe said she started receiving persistent texts from Alcon some suggesting that he was watching her, other messages professing his love for her, and one picture of his genitals.

Later that night, the woman said Alcon texted her again, that he was outside her apartment.

A warrant for Alcons arrest was issued on October 30. Now, rather than turning himself into Santa Fe police, Alcon was arrested Friday in Albuquerque.

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01:18

Transracial Florida Man Born White Feels Like He Is Filipino Weasel Zippers

Just a tad confused. Via WTSP: Riding in a flamboyant purple vehicle, Ja Du shows up to a coffee shop to open up about his new identity. Ja Du, born a white male named Adam, now considers himself a Filipino. Turns out the purple ride he drives around in is called a Tuk Tuk, an []

01:15

Are Delays in Prosecuting Mueller, Hillary, and Podesta by Sessions the Greatest Legal Travesty in US History? The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

Yesterday it was reported by the far left Washing Post that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering a special counsel to investigate the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the controversial sale of a uranium company to Russia and has directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the matters and report back to him and his top deputy, according to a letter obtained by The Washington Post.

Its outrageous that after nearly a year in office AG Sessions is now considering an investigation into the Clinton Foundation and the approval of the sale of US uranium to Russia by Hillary Clinton and the Obama Administration.

The fact that Congress asked the Justice Department to look into the many corrupt and criminal actions of the Clintons and the Obama Administration and that we are just finding out now that Sessions is looking into these issues is appalling.

What took Sessions so long?  Is he even serious about looking into these crimes?  Americans have known for years that the Clinton Foundation and the Obama Administration were criminal and corrupt institutions.

The list of the many criminal and corrupt actions over the Obama years is long and extensive.  But the sale of 20% of US uranium to Russia was one of the most corrupt actions of all the many deals made by Obama and the Clintons.

Bill and Hillary Clinton created the Clinton Foundation after the Bill Clinton Presidency. It was set up under the ruse that it was a charity but it has been nothing close to that.  The Foundation is used by the Clintons as a pay for play operation where bribes to the Clintons or the Foundation are reimbursed in the form of political favors.

The ultraliberal...

01:02

WHO ARE YOU GONNA BELIEVE -- A DISTRAUGHT WOMAN OR A TOP EXPERT ON FLAMETHROWERS? No More Mister Nice Blog

A woman named Beverly Young Nelson has accused Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was sixteen and he was a regular customer at the restaurant where she worked. Nelson announced this yesterday at a news conference with her lawyer, Gloria Allred. As evidence that she knew Moore, she displayed a high school yearbook with an inscription from Moore.

The Trumpist blog Gateway Pundit has declared the inscription a fraud, based on the expert observations of ... um, a flamethrower expert.

GP's Joshua Caplan writes:

Known for his insightful take on politics, journalist and author Thomas Wictor believes Judge Roy Moores signature in Gloria Allred accuser Beverly Young Nelsons yearbook is a forgery.



The sevens in 1977 to the right of Christmas, are very different from the sevens in the date (12-22-77) above Old Hickory House.

Look at the two versions of the number 7, tweeted Wictor.

12-22-77 and Olde Hickory House were written by a different person, he added.
Do you see a noticeable difference between the two sets of 7's? I don't, but that must be because I'm blinded by FAKE NEWS!!!
Next, Wictor points out the R and y in Roy, are not written the same way.

The inflection of the Y is more pronounced in Moore signature as Chief Justice. The R is noticeably longer in the signature of Chief Justice, as well....

I have a voter registration card I signed in 1991. There's a copy of my 1991 signature in the big book at my precinct whenever I vote. When I sign that book, does my signature look similar decades later? Yes. Does it match exactly? No. I'm a human being. My writing stays the same, but there are slight variations. Certain bits of muscle memory have altered over the years.

What else?
In addition, Wictor poin...

01:00

Why is the Perfect 10 So Hard to Find and Keep? Matt Forney

This is a guest post by Kid Strangelove. Kid originally published this article at his own blog on November 3, 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.

During my last search session on Match.com, I was browsing through profiles of girls that were currently logged on, laughing at the fact that only big girlsor girls that have yet to figure out how to turn off their on-site instant messaginghad the IM Me now feature enabled.

10

IM ME NOW!

But then I noticed a girl that Id previously messaged but never got a reply from. Her profile was amazing: she was young, had several bikini pictures handy to prove shes not a secret fatty, said she liked cooking, claimed she was old school in her dating ways, spoke three languages, and topped it off with a poem. She was about as un-generic as you can get, and my type of girl, going by her profile. So I messaged her, not expecting anything in return (Im pretty sure that Ive never gotten an IM reply on that web site) but not wanting her to pass me by either.

Before I knew it, we were talking. Before I knew it, we were on the phone. And before I knew it, she was sitting next to me the next evening as we were drinking.

Thats when you know youre out on a date with a beautiful girl: your eyes are fixed, not wandering. The only thing your eyes see is how other guys there are trying way harder with girls that are so inferior. As we talked, she was sounding more impressive with every single thing she said. From her beliefs about life, family, and the like, she was getting more attractive to me with every passing second. I rarely say this, but I was smitten.

But then, a few drinks in, it all became clear. I wasnt myself. I wasnt my normal uber-confident, quick-witted, attractive self. My abundance mentality, my belief that...

01:00

Ryan-Trump Tax Bill Reorders America's National Priorities-- National Suicide DownWithTyranny!




Most discussion of the Ryan/Trump tax bill is about how it will, overt time, raise taxes on the middle class to transfer immense wealth to the very wealthy. But there's a lot more in the details, scores of details that need to be addressed. Education is one. This is an incredibly anti-education document. And education is, after all, our country's future-- something Trump and Ryan have ever evidenced any interest in whatsoever. Higher education takes it in the neck from the bill... and all to make the very rich very much richer. Ryan's bill slashes university resources , reduces financial aid for poorer students and is likely to devastate American research. Ryan's bill is far worse than the Senate's but both are absolutely anti-education.

Ryan and Trump are eager to abolish the estate tax and both think it's fabulous to pay for that by putting new taxes on the endowments of private colleges and tuition waivers for graduate, while eliminating the deduction for interest on student loans. This is how today's Republican Party orders its priorities. It's not just disgraceful; it's mind-boggling. The House Ways and Means Committee's own analysis estimates that Ryan and Trump are increasing the cost to students attending college by more than $65 billion over the next decade. Is that the direction this country wants to move-- making it harder and harder for kids from poor and middle class homes to use education for traditional American social and economic mobility? And all to make their campaign contributors wealthier? This is insane and very dangerous for the country's future.

The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students promoted a mass phone call event Nov. 8 to call elected officials to oppose the plan.
Under current tax law, graduate students who work for a university as research and teaching assistants do not have to consider any tuition benefits they receive as income, Sarah Poggione, associate professor and chair for the department of political science, said in an email. Under the new plan, these tuition benefits would be taxable income.

...Nationally, about 55...

00:58

US House Judiciary Committee Hearing With AG Jeff Sessions; The Failure Of Plausible Deniability; Sessions In The Hands Of Angry House Members Letter Mining Awareness +

US House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General Sessions this morning DC time: https://judiciary.house.gov/hearing/oversight-department-justice-2017

Plausible deniability is the ability of people (typically senior officials in a formal or informal chain of command) to denyknowledge of or responsibility for any damnable actions committed by others in an organizational hierarchy because of a lack of evidence that can confirm their participation, even if they were personally involved in or at least willfully ignorant of the actions One aspect of the Watergate crisis is the repeated failure of the doctrine of plausible deniability, which the administration repeatedly attempted to use to stop the scandal affecting President Richard Nixon and his aides...

00:58

More #FakeNews: CBS Suddenly Concerned About Deficits Under Trump But Ignored Obamas Deficits That Were Three Times Larger The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

After eight years of the Obama Administrations largest deficits in US and world history, CBS News is suddenly concerned about deficits!

Under President Obama the amount of US Debt increased by nearly $10 trillion and doubled that of all prior Presidents combined, yet CBS said nothing.  Crickets Now the far left media firm is concerned about US Debt? 

In a piece yesterday CBS reported

The Treasury Department reported Monday that the October deficit was 37.9 percent higher than the $45.8 billion deficit recorded in October 2016.

Both government receipts and spending were up for the month, with receipts climbing 14.3 percent to $235.3 billion, a record for the month of October. The larger spending figure was up a sizable 11.6 percent to $298.6 billion.

The deficit for the 2017 budget year, which ended on Sept. 30, totaled $666 billion, up 13.7 percent from a 2016 deficit of $586 billion.

This is all politics.  CBS could give a damn!

What CBS neglects to mention is that President Obama increased the US debt by nearly $10 trillion.

When President Trump was inaugurated on January 20, 2017 the amount of US Federal Debt owed both externally and internally was over $19 Trillion at $19,947,304,555,212.  Today the amount of US Debt stands at over $20 Trillion. President Trump has increased the US Debt by $520 billion or 2.6%.

What the mainstream media (MSM) is not telling you is President Trumps efforts to minimize the US Debt are hindered by the fact that the debt today is twice the size of the US debt when Obama took office, which results in twice the amount of interest on the debt payable each month.  This amo...

00:56

PhD: Small Desks Cause Hostile Environment For Fat Students Weasel Zippers

No problems with the tables in the cafeteria. Via Campus Reform: The executive director of a research institute at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte (UNCC) recently argued that small desks cause a hostile physical environment to fat students. Heather Brown, who heads the Women and Girls Research Alliance at UNCC, published an article in the []

00:40

What Kind of Economic Populism Is This? Booman Tribune

Theres a lot for Democrats not to like about President Trumps nominee to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Chief among then, I suppose, is that Alex Azar clerked for Antonin Scalia and served on Kenneth Starrs investigative team. But I also wonder how much Trumps own supporters should like this pick.

After all, Mr. Azar was until recently the president of Lilly USA, the biggest affiliate of Eli Lilly, a giant pharmaceutical corporation. And I dont recall candidate Trump telling his adoring hordes that the answer to our health care woes is to put Big Pharma in charge.

This is something Ive noticed quite a lot with Trump. Theres a basic disconnect between his rhetoric and his promises on the one hand, and the kind of people hes put in charge of key areas of our economy. It seems like a transparent fraud, and while it might not be met by immediate resistance from his base, theres no sense that hes actually working toward building a new kind of politics or a new kind of Republican Party based on concrete economic populism.

Everything seems restricted to grievance and prejudice, and that doesnt strike me as something that is going to win enduring allegiance, especially if there is an effort to transfer it to new candidates.

Its not quite that there cant be Trumpism without Trumpas people have been debating in recent daysits more that Trumpism doesnt actually exist.

Maybe Trump likes Mr. Azar because hes been an outspoken opponent of Obamacare, or maybe he chose him because he knew the Washington Post would call him a pragmatic pick since he is at least qualified and acceptable to Senate Republicans. But it isnt the kind of pick you make if youre serious about taking the side of your working class base against the rapacious pharmaceutical industry.

It shows how fake Trumps populism really is, and in this sense its no different than his picks of Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn to head up his economic team.

Discuss

How the Republican Party Will Die Booman Tribune

Gabriel Sherman has done some outstanding reporting and gotten some major scoops, but when he says he has a source who claims that Steve Bannon predicted that Trump has only a thirty percent chance of completing his term, Im not sure if I can take that to the bank. I do know that Bannon is worried about it, because hes said that on the record. Either way, Frank Rich may be correct that it doesnt matter all that much because the Republican Party has been destroyed.

The idea that the pre-Trump GOP will make a post-Trump comeback to vanquish these forces is laughable. Old-line Establishment Republicans in the Senate and the House, even very conservative ones like [Sen. Jeff] Flake, are engaging in self-deportation, as Mitt Romney might say, rather than face a firing squad in the primaries. The Trumpists will with time expunge the rest, including Paul Ryan (whom Bannon has dismissed as a limp-dick motherfucker who was born in a petri dish at the Heritage Foundation, according to Joshua Green in The Devils Bargain). Its a replay of the purge of the 1960s, when the reinvented GOP shaped by Goldwater, Nixon, and the southern strategy shoved aside the likes of Nelson Rockefeller and George Romney. Given that 89 percent of Republicans voted for Trump in November and that 80 percent of todays GOP voters reliably give Trump favorable approval ratings no matter what he has said or done since, that means only a fifth of those Americans identifying as Republicans are (possibly) Never Trumpers.

If Rich is right about all that, then hes probably right about this, as well:

The remains of Establishment Republicanism are at best a Potemkin village. Its too little, too late for the Republican renovation project floated in October by the former George W. Bush speechwriter and passionate Never Trumper Michael Gerson, who imagined that John Kasich, Flake, Ben Sasse, and the like would dream up a compelling alternative to the Bannon appeal.&rdq...

The Fascists Are Back Booman Tribune

Look, I don't want to get all high and mighty. I'm mindful that on August 8th, 1925, thirty thousand Ku Klux Klan members marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC to vocalize their opposition to our then-stringent immigration policies. So, what we're seeing in Warsaw isn't without precedent here at home:

WARSAWTens of thousands of Poles marched across downtown Warsaw on Saturday, in an independence-day procession organized by a nationalist youth movement that seeks an ethnically pure Poland with fewer Jews or Muslims.

The largely young crowd shot off roman candles and many chanted fatherland, carrying banners that read White Europe, Europe Will Be White and Clean Blood. Some of the marchers flew in from Hungary, Slovakia and Spain and waved flags and symbols that those countries used during their wartime collaboration with Nazi Germany.

A number of people in the crowd said they didnt belong to any neo-fascist or racist organization but didnt see a problem with the overall tone of what has become Polands biggest independence day event.

There are of course nationalists and fascists at this march, said Mateusz, a 27-year-old wrapped in a Polish flag, Im fine with it. Im just happy to be here.

The march, organized by a group called the National Radical Camp, underscores the rightward politics of a growing section of Polish youth. The Radical Camp presents itself as the heir to a 1930s fascist movement of the same name, which fought to rid Poland of Jews in the years just before the Holocaust. A second group, All Polish Youth, also named after an anti-Jewish interwar movement, co-organized it.

Europe's fascist movement had enough support here in the States that even after the war some people were punished for having been "premature" anti-fascists by taking the Second Republic's side in the Spanish Civil War against Francisco Franco's Falangists.

A couple of things about this, though. We know what resulted from the fascist takeover of Europe. The Poles certainly did not fare well. We also got our act together and fought against the fascists. And, when we were done, we started a decades-long process of cleaning our own house while rebuilding the conquered lands in both Europe and Asia so that we wouldn't have to fight again.

So, we may not have purest history, but we can be proud and unashamed of our record. Our leadership put us on the right course.

It's important to remember that the day after the 1925 Klan parade, a sizable contingent of the protesters went across the river to Arlington National Cemetery to lay a wreath at the grave of William Jennings...

00:35

Barbies First Hijab: Meet The New Ibtihaj Muhammad Doll Weasel Zippers

She is joining Ken to commit jihad. Via CNN: Mattel (MAT), which makes Barbie, announced Monday that the latest doll in its Shero collection will be modeled after Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. In 2016, Muhammad became the first American to compete in the games while wearing a hijab. Im proud to know that little girls []

00:33

O prncipe herdeiro da Arbia Saudita est transformando o Oriente Mdio em p The Intercept

Mohammed bin Salman gives a news conference in Riyadh, on April 25, 2016.

00:14

We have a winner! Fellowship of the Minds

. . . for FOTMs 162nd Caption Contest! This was a very competitive contest, with 54 entries, and many very clever captions. So if dont see your entry recognized, dont be hurt or discouraged sense of humor is a Continue reading

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Tuesday, 14 November

23:40

Crystal Liu bensozia


Crystal Liu describes herself as a "Chinese painter born in Canada." She got her BFA in 2003, so I guess she was born around 1982. Above, a triptych titled, "the possibilities...." and one of the panels, 2016

These days she lives in San Francisco but she also exhibits in Hong Kong. At Night, 2015.


23:30

Cop hater Kaepernick to grace GQ as Citizen of the Year Fellowship of the Minds

Well, guess he should be proud of this meaningless title. Yet I doubt it pays as well as a QB title. From Sacramento Bee: Turlock son Colin Kaepernick whose sitting (which quickly turned into kneeling) during the national anthem Continue reading

23:08

23:00

Group Investigating Police Conduct on Inauguration Day Has History of Siding With Police The Intercept

Police fire pepper spray at protestors during a demonstration in downtown Washington after the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017.

22:00

President Trump Impromptu Presser Aboard Air-Force-One, En Route To Hawaii The Last Refuge

President Donald Trump holds an impromptu presser aboard Air-Force-One en route back from Asia to Hawaii. [Transcript] THE PRESIDENT: Its been a really great 12 days. And I made a lot of great friends. Youve probably heard the closing remarks, but we made a lot of great friends. So we look forward to going back, Continue reading

21:50

EU Parliamentarians Still Awaiting Answers From EU About Radioactive Ruthenium Cloud That Spread Across Europe Mining Awareness +

A Polish and an Italian Member of the European Parliament asked for written responses, weeks ago, from the EU regarding the Radioactive ruthenium which spread across Europe at the end of September-beginning of October, but have yet to get answers.
Parliamentary questions
26 October 2017
E-006687-17
Question for written answer
to the Commission
Rule 130
Micha Marusik (ENF)
Subject:  Radioactive ruthenium-106 over Europe

According to information published by the media in recent weeks, radiation has been detected over Central and Eastern Europe.

Elevated levels of ruthenium-106 have been detected in the atmosphere.
In this connection, I would like to put the following questions to the Commission:

1. Is the Commission aware of the presence of radioactive ruthenium in the air over Europe? If so, since when?

2. What action does the Commission intend to take to uncover the source and cause of the emissions detected?

3. Is the presence of radioactive substances a danger to the health and lives of EU citizens?
Original language of question: PL
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=WQ&reference=E-2017-006687&format=XML&language=EN

Parliamentary questions
23 October 2017
E-006603-17
Question for written answer
to the Commission
Rule 130
Nicola Caputo (S&D)
Subject:  Cloud containing ruthenium-106

Since 29 September, in some regions of northern Italy, France, Austria and Germany, radioactivity has been observed due to the presence of ruthenium-106, a chemical element that is not usually present in the air in significant quantities.

The quantities concerned are limited and do not give cause for immediate public health concern, but nevertheless constitute a significant anomaly in the chemical composition of the air and a potential health hazard for citizens in the areas concerned.

Can the Commission say, within the limits of its competence, whether it is able to provide details concerning the origin and causes of the presence of abnormal concentrations of ruthenium-106 in some areas of Europe in the days after 29 September 2017?

Can it also indicate whether it intends to carry out regular monitoring of the air in the areas affected by the anomaly, in order to establish whether this was a transient phenomenon, and to collect relevant information with the aim of identifying the causes?

Original language of question: IT
 Last updated: 10 November 2017

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21:42

Revealed - Saudis Plan To Give Up Palestine - For War On Iran Moon of Alabama

The tyrants of Saudi Arabia developed a plan that sells away Palestine. They see this as necessary to get U.S. support for their fanatic campaign against their perceived enemy Iran. An internal Saudi memorandum, leaked to the Lebanese paper Al-Akbar,...

19:56

We are Still In: US Sen. Markey & U.S. Lawmakers Stage Anti-Trump Revolt at UN Climate Talks in Bonn Mining Awareness +

By DemocracyNow.org:
We are Still In: Sen. Markey & U.S. Lawmakers Stage Anti-Trump Revolt at UN Climate Talks in Bonn, NOVEMBER 13, 2017

link: http://youtu.be/qz-rcBdZrbg
Despite President Trumps vows to pull the United States out of the landmark 2015 Paris accord, there are a number of U.S. senators, mayors and governors who are staging an anti-Trump revolt at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. We speak with Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, who is part of a coalition that rejects Trumps vow to pull the U.S. out of the Paris deal. Markey also addresses need for more resources in Puerto Rico as some 3.5 million U.S. citizens there still lack electricity as they recover from Hurricane Maria, and discusses the Trumps threats of nuclear war against North Korea.

Transcript
This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.
AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. We are broadcasting live from the U.N. climate summit in Bonn, Germany. Im Amy Goodman.

Despite President Trumps vows to pull the United States out of the landmark 2015 Paris accord, there are a number of U.S. senators, mayors, governors, who are staging an anti-Trump revolt here in Bonn. This is Rhode Island Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse speaking in Bonn on Saturday.

SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE: The primary point that I want to make is that the Trump administration is not only isolated in the world community on this issue, but also isolated within America on this issue. Congress has many strong voices who oppose the Trump administration. Governors, mayors, American corporations, our NGO community are all continuing ahead.

AMY GOODMAN: Thats Whitehouse, not to be confused, though, with the White House. Thats the Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. The lawmakers are part of a coalition of cities, universities, faith groups and companies who are in Bonn, Germany, to reject Trumps vow to pull the U.S. out of the Paris accord and instead proclaim We are Still In.

Well, on Saturday, Democracy Now! asked a number of these senators and mayors what they mean when they say, Were still inamong them, Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey. I began by asking him why hes here at the U.N. climate summit in Bonn, Germany.

SEN. ED MARKEY: Were here to tell the world that Donald Trump does not represent the majority view in our country, that overwhelmingly people do believe that the planet is dangerously warming and that human activity is causing i...

19:55

Wheels Up and Headed Home The Last Refuge

President Trump left the Philippines a little early Tuesday after the East Asia Summit schedule was running late.  According to Reuters President Trump left Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to attend the plenary session. [Pool Report] POTUS, wearing a blue tie, exited Marine One, walked to Air Force One, shook a few peoples hands and Continue reading

19:50

We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency Neritam

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary and one of my favorite public intellectuals, a man who deals in penetrating analyses of current events, expressed in a pithy and highly quotable way. I first met him nearly six years ago, while the financial crisis and the presidential election were both under way, and []

19:24

The Misguided Attacks on ACLU for Defending Neo-Nazis Free Speech Rights in Charlottesville Neritam

Each time horrific political violence is perpetrated that is deemed to be terrorism, a search is immediately conducted for culprits to blame other than those who actually perpetrated the violence or endorsed the group responsible for it. Its usually only a matter of hours before the attack is exploited to declare ones own political views []

19:01

Midnight Meme Of The Day! DownWithTyranny!


-by Noah

We all encounter Republikooks who whine on and on about "socialism" and how they don't want any of their money going to other people (Translation: "Those people"). "It's my money. I should keep it." Of course, they constantly prove that they have no idea what socialism is by often equating it with Marxism, Communism, and even Nazism. That Republicans do this so loosely and freely is one of the very best indicators that the Republican mind is woefully lacking when it comes to critical thinking ability.

All of this came back to me when, about 10 days ago, the news came that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul had been beaten up by his next door neighbor over some fallen leaves that straddled the border of his property and his neighbor's property. That's right, two supposedly grown men came to blows over dead leaves. Must be some sort of Kentucky thing. Anyway, Senator Paul got the worst of the deal, suffering a black eye, assorted bruises, and 5, count 'em 5 broken ribs. And, untold numbers of fine Americans thought to themselves that they would have loved the opportunity to do the same thing.

Since Senator Paul presents himself as a rabid anti-socialist of any kind and a Libertarian, one would expect that he would have just gone to his own refrigerator, put some of his own ice on his eye, wrap up his torso all by himself, and lie in bed for a few days. Isn't that what anyone who so vehemently preaches a philosophy of self-dependence would do? Rand Paul has made it clear that he don't need no stinkin' doctor, no tax-supported EMS, and, certainly no Big Government healthcare! Ah, but that's where the truth about Senator Paul's phoniness and hypocrisy comes in! Rather than tend to himself, he called 911 for the EMS people and/or police to get him to a hospital where he could present his card and have his care taken care of on our dime via the dreaded Big Government...

18:49

Arabellas Gift The Last Refuge

The most notable aspect amid President Trumps granddaughter Arabella delivering a folk song in native Mandarin wasnt the song itself, it was the response from Madame Peng Liyaun, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping. If you havent watched the video, you should. The song was shared moments after President Trump delivered these remarks during Continue reading

18:23

Communities lose their land and water sources due to OLAMs agribusiness in Gabon Neritam

In these supposedly win-win contracts, I would like to know what our communities are gaining. On the contrary, we are losing and even dying a slow death. With this cry of despair, Clestine Ndong (1) describes the bitter situation in Mouilla, Gabon, where the GRAINE [seed in French] program has been underway for several years. []

18:21

How Peter Thiels Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World Neritam

Donald Trump has inherited the most powerful machine for spying ever devised. How this petty, vengeful man might wield and expand the sprawling American spy apparatus, already vulnerable to abuse, is disturbing enough on its own. But the outlook is even worse considering Trumps vast preference for private sector expertise and new strategic friendship with []

17:45

US Senator McCain On Trump-Putin: Theres Nothing America First About Taking The Word of a KGB Colonel Over That Of The American Intelligence Community; Trump Says With Agency Leadership Appointed By Trump Mining Awareness +

STATEMENT BY SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ON PRESIDENT TRUMPS COMMENTS ABOUT VLADIMIR PUTIN Nov 11 2017
Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on President Trumps comments about Vladimir Putin:

President Trump today stated that he believed Vladimir Putin is being sincere when he denies Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and reiterated that he hopes to cooperate with Russia in Syria. 

Theres nothing America First about taking the word of a KGB colonel over that of the American intelligence community. Theres no principled realism in cooperating with Russia to prop up the murderous Assad regime, which remains the greatest obstacle to a political solution that would bring an end to the bloodshed in Syria.

Vladimir Putin does not have Americas interests at heart. To believe otherwise is not only naive but also places our national security at risk. ### Permalink: https://www.mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2017/11/statement-by-sasc-chairman-john-mccain-on-president-trump-s-comments-about-vladimir-putin

Notice what the following Trump statement has allowed some media spins it one way and some the other. Thus, there are some news titles saying that he is with the intelligence agencies and some with Putin. Furthermore, Trump says he is with the intel agencies as currently contituted, i.e. after he both fired FBI director Comey, and appointed his own people to leadership positions. So, even though he appears to contradict himself, he didnt really.

I believe that he feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election, he told reporters. As to whether I believe it or not, Im with our agencies, especially as currently constituted with their leadership. (Ex-Intel Heads Respond As Trump Muddles Message On Russian Influence In Election), November 12, 20171:41 PM ET
https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/12/563631976/ex-intel-heads-respond-as-trump-muddles-message-on-russian-influence-in-election (Emphasis our own.)

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French intelligence texts jihadist by mistake, inadvertently warning of surveillance operation Neritam

A French intelligence agent sent a text message by mistake to the mobile phone of a jihadist, inadvertently warning him that he was under surveillance and undermining an investigation, it emerged on Friday. The target of the probe, described as an Islamist preacher based in the Paris area, immediately understood that his phone was being []

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NFL Owners Plot to Take Down Patriotic Owner Jerry Jones After He Condemns Goodell and Anthem Kneelers The Gateway Pundit

As previously reported, the NFL already lost 2.5 million viewers.

After decades of American tradition of standing at attention during the National Anthem the National Football League started their own tradition last year and allowed players to kneel, sit, or stretch during the National Anthem today at professional football games.


The Bears-Packers game was half empty on Sunday.

Disgusted with the continued protests and dwindling crowds Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones organized a 17-owner conference call discussing whether to eject Roger Goodell as NFL commissioner after his contract runs out.

After destroying the league Commissioner Goodell now wants $50 million a year and a private plane for life.

And now this
Multiple owners are plotting to take down Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for his vocal disapproval of Roger Goodell and his handling of the protesters.

Pro Football Talk reported:

When it comes to the lingering dispute regarding the Roger Goodell contract extension, much has been written and said about the potential nuclear option possessed by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. But the rest of the owners (or, more accurately, those who oppose Jones) have a nuclear option of their own.

They could, in theory, attempt to tri...

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To Stop Terrorism, End U.S. Occupation of the Middle East Neritam

Chris Hedges JAISAL NOOR, TRNN: An Afghanistan born American sought in connection with a series of bombings that wounded 29 people in the New York City area over the weekend is in custody after a gun battle with police on Monday. Ahmad Khan Rahami in Elizabeth, New Jersey was captured after firing at police officers []

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November 14th 2017 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #299 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 Presidency. This thread will refresh daily and appear above the Open Discussion Thread. President Trump Continue reading

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Tuesday November 14th 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 who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL. Continue reading

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Can you have secrets online? Neritam

Few are aware of their digital footprint and the extent to which their data is harvested, traded, and sold on a daily basis. Most people enjoy apps and social media services without thinking about the control over their own personal data they are handing over to giant corporations. With a digital life now just the []

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Roy Moore And Evangelical Churches Have A Catholic Priest Problem DownWithTyranny!

Meet Roy Moore: Pedophile and sexual predator, and quite possibly the next Senator from the great state of Alabama.

-by James Newton

Roy Moore is a pedophile.

I am the father of a young girl, and if Roy Moore did to her what the Washington Posts reporting said he did-- and I believe what the Post has written and what subsequent reports have added in support-- he might well be a dead man, and if not dead, beaten to within a inch of being so.

It turns out that this isnt all that uncommon in the white male privileged world, probably all through society, but certainly in some sects of the Evangelical church, where the idea of early courtship, is still common. Where girls are molded for something called a helpmeet, which sounds a lot like an arranged marriage between minor girls and sick, predatory, older men. Where there are...

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US Senate Hearing on Restricting US Presidents Ability to Launch a Nuclear First Strike (Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017) Mining Awareness +


Like Markey, an Irish-American US Senator from Massachusetts, but who then became US President: John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
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Behold He comes! Fellowship of the Minds

Riding on the clouds! Robin Mark performing Days of Elijah Then I saw heaven opened, and a white horse was standing there. Its rider was named Faithful and True, for he judges fairly and wages a righteous war. Revelation Continue reading

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The US Syria Obsession LewRockwell

As you know, Archie, were much concerned about whats going on in Syria especially the way the Communists and the nationalists appear to be ganging up for some kind of action thereId like you to fly out to Damascus right away, talk to our ambassador, and seewhat can be done about it.

        Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to Archie Roosevelt

It has been sixty years; not much has changed.

Americas Great Game: The CIAs Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford.

With this charge, Archie, accompanied by the CIAs Mr. Middle East, Kim Roosevelt, arrived in Beirut.  The cousins were to begin a three-week tour of the region to size up the possibility of covert action in Syria and to mobilize Arab opposition to Nasser (perhaps the first next Hitler in the long list of the many since).  Nasser was seen as the root of the new Arab nationalism problem, his nationalization of the Suez Canal being perhaps the biggest concern.

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As was and will always be the case, supporters in opposition to the standing government could often be found.  What was proposed by the opposition was a coup.  Archie was unfazed, a strange reaction given that Archie was a strong Arabist, previously supportive of Arab nationalism and even a supporter of Nasser in Egypt.

Wilford focusses on the issues of the Cold War in turning Archie and other Arabists against their previously-held views but this seems unsupportable; even in later years when writing his memoirs, Archie recognized that the goals of Arab nationalists and communists were diametrically opposed.  Yet, this is ultimately the reason that Wilford identifies as the cause of Archies switch.

Things didnt go as well in Syria for the Americans as it had in Iran a few years earlier.  The reasons are familiar: Arab resistance, British duplicity, and the inherent contradictions in Americas policy.  A critical factor sixty years ago was the position of the Saudis not in support of the American plan.

The Saudis were threatened: America is prepared to meet its energy needs with nuclear power, and also to provide nuclear energy to all of Europe; your oil will no longer be needed (a familiar play today regarding Americas promises of natural gas to Europe in the face of Russia).  The Saudi king replied with a handwritten note the next day: I dont believe you.  He knew that it was a bluff, and the Americans were caught bluffing.

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The Slush-Fund Clinton Foundation LewRockwell

It should come as little surprise to see a new report detailing how the slush fund Clinton Foundation is now under severe financial strain after the worlds largest corporations are ending their contributions to the charity. And why would anyone in their right mind give a cent to the foundation which was merely a money laundering operation built on Clintons influence and access in Washington DC.

Now that the presidential loser Hillary Clinton is not sitting in the White House, the Clinton Foundation has no service to offer its contributors.

A new report by the International Business Times suggests the Clinton Foundation is facing a severe financial downturn after the worlds largest corporations ended all contributions to the slush fund charity.

Major corporations have stopped all donations to the Clinton Foundation ever since Donald Trump (not Hillary) won the 2016 US election. That list includesBoeing, Chevron, Daimler Trucks North America, Dell, Duke Energy, General Electric, Humana, Lockheed Martin and UPS.

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The IB Times reports

Most of the companies that have previously donated to the Clinton Foundation didnt contribute in the second quarter of 2017, according to the organizations website, although some, including Acxiom Corporation, BTIG LLC, Google and Starkey Hearing Technologies, have. Cities, countries, foundations and other nonprofits also donate to the foundation, and some contributed in 2017.

Its impossible to know precisely whats happened to Clinton Foundation fundraising in the year since Secretary Clinton lost. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the foundation submits financial information to the Internal Revenue Service once per year, and information on both 2016 and 2017 is not yet publicly available. But International Business Times contacted nearly 50 major corporations that had previously donated to the foundation, asking if they had made new contributions after the 2016 presidential campaign. Thirty of them did not respond or declined to comment on the questions. Of the 18 that did, all said they had not made new donations.

According to The Gateway Pundit, reports of corporations turning their back on the foundation come amid a report largely ignored by the mainstream media, where hedge fund manager and self-described Wall Street whistleblower, Charles Ortel, alleges the Clinton Foundation purposely hid payments attached to the now infamous Russi...

Will America Survive Washington? LewRockwell

In recent columns posted on my website, I brought attention to two dramatic and dangerous developments between the two major nuclear powers.

One was the public statement of the deputy commander of the Russian militarys Operation Command at a recent Moscow security conference. Lt. Gen. Viktor Poznihir, Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces, stated at the Moscow International Security Conference that the Operations Command of the Russian General Staff has concluded that Washington is preparing a nuclear first strike on Russia.

The other is the report that the US is collecting Russian DNA for the US Air Force weapons laboratory, the implication being that the US intends to research if a bio-weapon can be created that only targets Russians.

As far as I can ascertain, neither of these startling developments were reported in the US media. One would think that the White House would have been on the telephone to Putin giving reassurances that the US is not planning a surprise nuclear attack on Russia. One would think that the publication of US contracts for Russian DNA and Putins public statement about it would have immediately resulted in President Trump ordering a halt to the Russian DNA project.

But not a peep.

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Instead, the morons ruling us are content to send two back-to-back messages to Russia that we intend to wipe out Russia.

Can you imagine anything more reckless and irresponsible than to convince a nuclear power that you have targeted them for destruction?

Where are the American and European media? The presstitutes are busy at work repeating endlessly the military/security complex and DNCs lies about Russiagate. Alternatively, the presstitutes are focused on what the NFLs national anthem policy will be.

We are experiencing the total failure of the leadership of a country.

While threatening Russia, the military/security complex and the presstitutes are simultaneously creating an ominous Russophobia among the US and European populations.

President Trump said after his recent unofficial meeting with President Putin that he believed Putin that there was no Russian government interference in the US election. This set off a cacophony of denunciations by presstitutes, dumbshit politicians, and corrupt military/security officials. See Stephen Lend...

The US Fifth Column LewRockwell

America has a fifth column. A fifth column is a group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favor of an enemy group or nation. The fifth column in this case consists of all those in the deep state and elsewhere such as academia, politics, and the media who have worked for a soft coup against Trump, who have spread falsehoods to undermine his presidency, and who are actively working to impeach him or invoke the 25th Amendment on specious grounds. The fifth column aims to undermine the far larger group within this nation who accept the results of last Novembers election and who are not trying to overturn it by devious non-election hook or by non-election crook. The fifth column aims to undermine and overturn a legitimate election using foul play, not fair play. The fifth column cuts across party lines. Its defined by its adoption of underhanded non-election means to bring Trumps presidency to a premature end. The fifth column wants to see Trump deposed by anti-Trump forces within the government.

One of these fifth columnists is a former advisor to Hillary Clinton by the name of Adam Parkhomenko. He tweeted Russia has an agent in the White House. His name is Donald Trump. Parkhomenko accuses Trump of acting on behalf of Russia. Fifth column activities can be overt or clandestine. An accusation like this is overt. Parkhomenko also accused Melania of being an agent of Russia.

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Parkhomentos claim that Trump is acting on behalf of Russia is wild, unfounded and imaginary. His claim is representative of the continual nonsense that is aired by the anti-Trump fifth column.

If the fifth column succeeds in getting Trumps departure from office, it means that they will have succeeded in overturning an election using non-election methods. Elections are a part of American rule of law. Fifth column success in deposing Trump would be a severe blow to rule of law in all its other manifestations. Success by this fifth column would mean even greater rule by factions of government, media and the deep state than already exists. Fifth column success would mean success of the swamp creatures, at least until other ways are devised and employed to drain their power.

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This Is Crazy LewRockwell

As weve pointed out, the supervolcano phenomenon is hardly unique to Yellowstone National Park, where a long dormant volcano with the potential to cause a devastating eruption has been rumbling since mid-summer, making some scientists uneasy.

Surprisingly active supervolcanos have been documented in ItalyNorth Korea and, now, Antarctica after scientists at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have found new evidence to support a theory that the breakup of Antarctic ice may be caused in part by a massive geothermal heat source, with output close to the scale of Yellowstone National Park.

Of course, if accurate, this theory would help rebut the notion that man-made climate change is in part responsible for the melting iceRussia Today reports.

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A geothermal heat source called a mantle plume, a hot stream of subterranean molten rock that rises through the Earths crust, may explain the breathing effect visible on Antarcticas Marie Byrd Land and elsewhere along the massive ice sheet.

While the mantle plume is not a new discovery, the recent research indicates it may explain why the ice sheet collapsed in a previous era of rapid climate change 11,000 years ago, and why the sheet is breaking up so quickly now.

I thought it was crazy. I didnt see how we could have that amount of heat and still have ice on top of it, said Hlne Seroussi of NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

Seroussi and Erik Ivins of JPL used the Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM), a mathematical depiction of the physics of ice sheets developed by scientists at JPL and the University of California, Irvine. Seroussi then tweaked the ISSM to hunt for natural heat sources as well as meltwater deposits.

This warm water lubricates the ice sheet from below, allowing glaciers to slide off into the sea. Studying meltwater in western Antarctica may allow scientists to estimate how much ice will be lost in future.

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Forget the Bogus GOP Reform LewRockwell

The point is to end the current system in which billionaires get all the privileges and financial benefits of owning assets in the U.S. but dont pay taxes that are proportional to the benefits they extract.

As has been widely noted, the Republicans proposed tax reform is not only just more BAU (business as usual, i.e. cut taxes for the wealthy), its also not real reform. At best, its just another iteration of D.C. policy tweaks packaged for PR purposes as reform.

You want real tax reform? This is what real tax reform would look like:

1. Shred the entire 2,700-page tax code and replace it with a 25-page code. As I explained in The Fetid Swamp of Tax Reform (November 10, 2017), the 2,700-page current tax code is a complexity thicket designed to hide tax breaks and subsidies for big political donors.

Politicos give lip service to simplifying the tax code for PR purposes, but no politico actually wants radical simplification because this would eliminate the biggest grab-bag of political favors available to pass out to big donors.

Though radical simplification is politically impossible, its the first and most important real reform.

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2. Replace the entire convoluted mess of income tax for the bottom 99.5% with transaction taxes collected at the point of transaction. A transaction tax is similar to a value-added tax (VAT) or sales tax, but its radically different in key ways: a transaction tax is levied on financial transactions, not just sales.

A transaction tax would be levied on every high-frequency stock trade, every loan that was sold, every financial transaction anywhere in the U.S. or any transaction anywhere in the world involving a U.S.-based entity or asset.

Since the vast majority of financial transactions are executed on behalf of banks, corporations and wealthy individuals, a transaction tax would naturally collect more taxes from those at the top of the wealth-power pyramid. The transaction tax could be very modest because it would be collected on billions of transactionseverything from stock trades to purchases to loan payments.

A transaction tax couldnt be dodged by moving assets to offshore tax havens or renouncing citizenship. The model here is property taxes, which are collected regardless of who owns the property, where they do their banking, their citizenship, etc. The entity that owns the property must pay the tax, or forfeit ownership via an eventual auctioning off of the property to pay the tax liens.

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Old Tech Is Cool Again LewRockwell

They were the must-have item of the 90s, and now, it seems cassettes are cool again.

The surge in popularity for the device has led to a shortage of magnetic tape.

National Audio, the only company in the US that produces cassette tapes, says it has less than a years supply left.

Now, its co-owner and president Steve Stepp says he is planning to build the US first high-grade tape manufacturing line in decades to help meet demand.

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Experts from National Audio are developing new ways to make magnetic tape using rust and a 62-foot-long contraption that is normally used to create magnetic strips on credit cards, Wall Street Journal.

If production goes to plan, the machine should produce almost four miles of tape a minute by January.

Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Stepp, said: The best tape ever made.

People will hear a whole new product.

While you may think of cassette tapes as old-fashioned options, many people are still interested in the format.

Lee Rickard, 32, co-founder of independent record label Burger Records, which is based in Orange County, a suburb of Los Angeles, explained the appeal, saying: Music just sounds different on tape, sometimes as it was originally intended to sound.

Cassettes are compact, tangible, instant collectables, often with original and numbered artwork and as cheap as a cup of coffee, so you can support your local artist without buyers remorse.

Among National Audio Cos repeat customers are heavy metal band Metallica, Twenty One Pilots, and several up-and-coming bands.

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Soros Manipulation: The US State Departments New Program LewRockwell

Hypocrisy may be the only consistent guiding principle of US foreign policy. Heres a prime example of the do as we say, not as we do that is the core of how Washington does business overseas: In the same week that the the US Justice Department demanded that the Russian-backed RT America network register as a foreign propaganda entity or face arrest, the US State Departments Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DNL) has announced that it is launching a program to massively interfere in NATO-partner Hungarys internal media.

So the US Justice Department is cracking down on RT America for what it says is manipulation of US domestic affairs while the US State Department announces a new program to manipulate Hungarys domestic affairs.

The State Departments new program would send three-quarters of a million dollars to Washington-selected Hungarian media outlets to increase citizens access to objective information about domestic and global issues in Hungary. On what authority does the United States pick winners and losers in Hungarys diverse media environment? Since when does one government have the right to determine what news is objective in another country? Hungary is not a country to be regime-changed it is a full democracy where the will of the people is regularly expressed at the ballot box and where the media competes freely in the marketplace of ideas.

Washingtons Hungarian media project is clearly meant to interfere in that countrys domestic political environment. Here are the stated objectives of the US governments Hungary program:

The program should improve the quality of local traditional and online media and increase the publics access to reliable and unbiased information.

Projects should aim to have impact that leads to democratic reforms, and should have the potential for sustainability beyond DRL resources. (emphasis added)

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The State Departments Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor identifies its mission in this call for grantees as promoting democracy and protecting human rights globally. So what is it doing in Hungary? Hungary has had nearly three decades of democracy since 1989 and hardly needs the United States to tell it what kind of media is allowed (subsidized) and which kind should be suppressed.

In reality this is a US government program to ensure that the Hungarian media follows Washingtons policy line. Hungarian...

Invited To Shoot Clay Pigeons? LewRockwell

Target shooting has been around for over 100 years. In its earliest forms, enthusiasts stuffed glass balls with feathers and then waited as their friends tossed them in the air to be blown apart mid-flight. Since then, it has evolved from a leisurely day of hunting practice to a highly competitive international sport. Unfortunately, the feather-filled balls are a thing of the past. Now, clay pigeons are the preferred target.

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Resembling a pigeon about as much as a cat resembles a TV, clay pigeons look more like thick little Frisbees than real birds. But that disc-like shape allows them to glide through the air quickly and consistently. If its your first time on the range, make sure to wear proper eye and ear protection, and take time to get familiar with the gun and its safety features before you load a round. Finally, before your first clay pigeon is thrown, figure out which of your eyes is dominant. Once youre shooting, youll keep one eye closed while aiming. To determine your dominant eye, extend your arm and point, covering a distant object with the tip of your finger while keeping both eyes open. Keeping your finger over the object, close your left eye. If your finger continues to obscure the object, you are left-eye dominant. Otherwise, use your right eye to aim.

Illustrated by Ted Slampyak

Reprinted from The Art of Manliness.

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Never Be Without Fire LewRockwell

ReadyNutrition Readers, this piece is a reiteration of fire-starting basics in terms of materials to stockpile for yourselves, for your winter-fires or for a grid-down/collapse event.  You can place these materials in your home, in your Bug-Out bag, your vehicle, and in your work locations.  Sometimes the Zippo lighter is not enough, and you need a little more material in order to kick start your fires.  Lets cover some of them as well as simple procedures to keep them waterproof.

1. Storm-proof matches  There are several types of stormproof and windproof matches.  The company I recommend for them are UCO windproof and waterproof matches.  You can purchase these at Cabelas or you can visit the site at UCO gear.

These guys deliver, and they come within a case that keeps them waterproof (even though they can be submerged under water and then struck on virtually any surface).  At $5 to $7 theyre a good investment.  Strike anywhere matches can be waterproofed, however, they are hygroscopic, meaning they absorb moisture/humidity/water with time.

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2. Zippo lighter  Along with matches, youll need a good lighter.  Everyone is familiar with the Zippo, that works on white gas/Coleman fuel, as well as gasoline.  They are good to have a backup when the times are tough, and butane is in short supply.  The drawbacks lie in the fact that they leak, meaning the lighter doesnt stay closed and loses/evaporates its fuel.  Also, you need flints and wicks with them.

For disposables, I really like the ones made by Djeep, a French firm.  They are short, rectangular, and stubby, and they both take a beating and are dependable.  It cant hurt to pick up a few dozen of them.  The El-Cheapo lighters made in Vietnam are unreliable and will not work when the time comes.  If you cant get hold of Djeeps, stick with your Bics, as there is usually better quality control over them than in the off brands.

3. Fire logs  As far as fire-starting materials are concerned, I have recommended in previous articles that you refrain from buying some commercial fire-starters as in Coughlans or another name-brand.  Buy a fire log in your local grocery store.  The fire logs are made of sawdust and paraffin and wrapped up after they are compressed in paper that can also be burnt.  You slice off a section of the fire log, wrap it in paper (try wax paper) an...

Vitamin K 1 or 2? LewRockwell

By Dr. Mercola

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is well-known for its role in blood clotting. However, there are two different kinds of vitamin K,1each providing its own set of health benefits. Vitamin K1 is primarily responsible for blood clotting whereas vitamin K2 works synergistically with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to impart a number of important health benefits, including but not limited to:2

Higher Vitamin K2 Intake Associated With Improved Heart Health

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In the video above, Kate Rheaume-Bleue, a naturopathic physician and author of Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox discusses the importance of this often-overlooked vitamin, and its synergistic effects with other nutrients. Vitamin K2 deficiency is actually what produces the symptoms of vitamin D toxicity, which includes inappropriate calcification of soft tissues that can lead to atherosclerosis.

A recent article in Life Extension Magazine14 also highlights the cardiovascular benefits of vitamin K2. Importantly, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study15 published in 2015 found that taking 180 micrograms (mcg) per day of vitamin K2 (MK-7 form) for three years improved arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women, especially those who had a high degree of arterial stiffness.

At the end of the study, the treatment group had a 5.8 percent lower stiffness index beta (a parameter of arterial stiffness) and...

A Gun for Guys LewRockwell

Rugers large frame magnum revolver series now includes an entry in Jeff Coopers classic caliber that is in the midst of a modern resurgence.

Quietly popping up on Rugers website without the traditional media blitz common for the companys new product entries, the fresh chambering for the well-liked Super Red Hawk line of double-action revolvers is a six-shot 10mm that ships with full moon clips which  act as both a speed loader for rimless rounds and aid in the ejection of spent brass.

As with the other entries in the SRH series, the new kid on the block is hefty, tipping the scales at 54-ounces with a 6.5-inch barrel. The overall length of this stainless hogleg is a full foot from the muzzle crown to the heel of the cushioned rubber and wood grip. For those looking to add optics, integral mounts are machined into the solid-steel barrel rib and scope rings are included.

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Ruger introduces Super Red Hawk model in 10mm Auto

The overall length of this stainless hogleg is a full foot from the muzzle crown to the heel of the cushioned rubber and wood grip (Photo: Ruger)

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ITS A FAKE! Analyst Says Judge Roy Moore Signature Inside Gloria Allred Accusers Yearbook Was FORGED The Gateway Pundit

Known for his insightful take on politics, journalist and author Thomas Wictor believes Judge Roy Moores signature in Gloria Allred accuser Beverly Young Nelsons yearbook is a forgery. 

The sevens in 1977 to the right of Christmas, are very different from the sevens in the date (12-22-77) above Old Hickory House.

Look at the two versions of the number 7, tweeted Wictor.

12-22-77 and Olde Hickory House were written by a different person, he added.

Next, Wictor points out the R and y in Roy, are not written the same way.

The inflection of the Y is more pronounced in Moore signature as Chief Justice. The R is noticeably longer in the  signature of Chief Justice, as well.

Photo credits: Thomas Wictor

Heres another side by side of Moores signatures

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THE GUY HAVING THE SECOND-WORST NOVEMBER IN POLITICS IS STEVE BANNON No More Mister Nice Blog

It was all going so well for Steve Bannon. He'd latched onto Roy Moore, who was already on his way to a likely victory over incumbent Luther Strange in the Alabama GOP Senate primary, and by the time Moore won, Bannon had persuaded much of the political world that he was the key to Moore's victory, that he embodied Trumpism more than Donald Trump (who endorsed Strange), and that he was going to take down incumbent after establishment incumbent in 2018.

Then, in early November, this happened:

Right-wing billionaire Robert Mercer ... is resigning from the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies and selling his stake in Breitbart News....

... Mercer cited personal reasons for wanting to sell his stake in Breitbart News, and took issue with the idea that he marches in lockstep with Bannon. Mercer also repudiates Milo Yiannopoulos in the letter. The former Breitbart News tech editor and professional troll caused pain and divisiveness, Mercer wrote, undermining the open and productive discourse that I had hoped to facilitate.
This came after BuzzFeed reported on Yiannopoulos's efforts to launder white supremacist content for mass consumption while at Breitbart, and after a campaign to urge institutions to divest from Mercer's hedge fund began.

Then Roy Moore began to be accused of pedophilia (the latest: a woman named Beverly Young Nelson today accused Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16 and he was in his thirties, and both The New Yorker and the Alabama news site AL.com are reporting that Moore was known to prowl a local shopping mall in search of teenage girls around that time). Even D.C. Republicans who seemed likely to stand by Moore -- Ted Cruz, for instance -- are abandoning him, and it's possible he'll be expelled from the Senate if he's elected (and his election is not at all certain).

And now Bannon suffers...

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The Sketchy Fusion GPS Dossier Links Clinton Campaign To Media Narrative Engineers The Last Refuge

Things could get a whole lot more interesting if Kimberley Strassel is correct in her research and analysis of how the Clinton Campaign paid for the creation of the Steele Dossier, pushed it to the FBI, and then used their influence to generate media coverage of it.   Theres a lot more questions to be asked; Continue reading

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WTH? VP Pence Releases Statement Denying Knowledge of Donald Trump Jr.s Three Text Messages to Wikileaks The Gateway Pundit

On Monday Congressional Democrats leaked classified documents to their colleagues in The Atlantic to smear Donald Trump Jr.

The Democrats reported Donald Trump Jr. was communicating with Wikileaks during the election.

Donald Trump Jr. later released ALL THREE short text messages to Wikileaks.

On Monday night Vice President Mike Pence released a statement denying knowledge of Trump Jr.s three text messages to Wikileaks.

Why?

The messages were not illegal or unethical or immoral and they amounted to nothing.
So why would Mike Pence find the need to respond?

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Donald Trump Jr. Releases Twitter Messages He Exchanged With WikiLeaks Weasel Zippers

Once again, another illegal leak came from Democratic House Intel committee (looking in your direction, Adam Schiff, either its you or youre doing nothing to stop it from your side). But what the messages show is once again, no collusion or they wouldnt need to be DMing him trying to get his public opinion on []

13:19

President Trump Approval Climbing The Last Refuge

Believe me, weve watched closely.  The one constant, in an ever changing universe, is Trump wins. Everything else boils down to the details encompassing how its weird: Approval Rating Climbing See Here

13:11

Rand Paul: No Justification For Neighbors Attack Weasel Zippers

No, liberals, you dont get to excuse it by calling it a feud or a fight. Via Daily Caller: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul spoke out on Monday for the first time since being attacked by his neighbor 10 days ago, saying in an interview that theres no justification for the attack. Pauls socialist neighbor, Rene []

13:00

On The Flippability Of Congress DownWithTyranny!


This was originally written as part of today's first post, so if you haven't already done so, you might want to read that for context.

Catherine Vaughan is the CEO of Flippable, a Democratic organization founded right after last year's election by a gaggle of Hillary Clinton staffers who want to flip red districts blue. Catherine, like so many establishment Democrats, uses the word "progressive" as though it is interchangeable with the word "Democrat," which it surely isn't. But a post she wrote claiming credit-- deserved credit-- for flipping some of the Virginia legislative districts is worth reading.
It isnt easy to flip a state legislative seat from one party to another. Two major factors affecting flippability are incumbency and fundraising. We knew going into these races that:
Historically, 97% of incumbents are re-elected in Virginia.
If challengers manage to out-raise incumbents, the incumbent re-election rate only drops to 81%.
For an open seat, the candidate who raises more will win 71% of the time.
But its still hard to know to what extent fundraising causes victory. Instead, the quality of a candidate may affect her winnability as well as her ability to raise money.

...Before the election, political experts considered 2 flipped seats a solid...

12:54

GOP Lawmaker: Loretta Lynch Allowed Russian Agent to Enter US to Meet Trump Jr. So She Could Spy on Trump (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Three US lawmakers went on with Lou Dobbs on Monday to discuss the corruption in the Department of Justice Department under Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Rep. Matt Gaetz, Rep. Louie Gohmert, and Rep. Andy Biggs called on Attorney General Sessions to investigate the glaring Clinton crimes.

The disgruntled Republican lawmakers are beginning to voice the same displeasure over the inaction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as many conservatives have for months.

The calls for Sessions to investigate the corruption surrounding Hillary Clinton and James Comey are growing louder.

As Josh Caplan reported earlier GOP Congressmen Jim Jordan and Matt Gaertz called on Sessions to probe the FBIs investigation into Hillary Clinton private email use or resign.

Tonight Louie Gohmert told Lou Dobbs the Obama DOJ helped set up the meeting with Trump Jr. in order to investigate the Trump Campaign.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert: Dont forget Loretta Lynch is the one who had to specially approve the Russian agent coming into this country when she didnt have a visa so she could have a meeting with Donald Trump Jr., setting him up! So they could then say oh look Donald Trump Jr. is meeting with this Russian agent so now we need warrants to wiretap these people.

Via Lou Dobbs Tonight:

The post GOP Lawmaker: Loretta Lynch Allowed Russian Agent to Enter US to Meet Trump Jr. So She Could Spy on Trump (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

12:37

U.S. Court Allows Part Of Trump Travel Ban To Go Into Effect Weasel Zippers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) A U.S. appeals court in California on Monday let President Donald Trumps latest travel ban go partially into effect, ruling the government can bar entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries with no connections to the United States. A three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially []

12:34

Plutocrats Swallow U.S. Whole Black Agenda Report

Plutocrats Swallow U.S. Whole

glen Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:04

According to a report by Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie, of the Institute for Policy Studies, three billionaires -- Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett -- own more wealth than the bottom half of the total U.S. population. Were really moving into a hyper-inequality phase, an advanced sort of plutocracy, wealth-creating-wealth dynamic, said Collins. The report is titled Billionaire Bonanza 2017.

12:28

Howard University Hosts Black Is Back Conference Black Agenda Report

Howard University Hosts Black Is Back Conference

glen Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:58

The Black Is Back Coalition held is annual march on the White House, followed by a national conference at Howard University. Among the speakers was Eritha Akile Cainion, a 20 year old activist with the African Peoples Socialist Party who ran a spirited campaign for the St. Petersburg, Florida city council on the slogan, Unity Through Reparations. Dr. Marsha Coleman Adebayo, of the No Fear Coalition, asked the conferences help in demanding reparations for the destruction of a Black cemetery in Bethesda, Maryland.

12:20

Grand Theft Water in Detroit Black Agenda Report

Grand Theft Water in Detroit

glen Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:50

The same corporations that forced Detroit into bankruptcy in 2013 are attempting to steal the citys water supply, said Josiah Rector, professor of history at Northland College. Dr. Rector presented a history of Detroits water system at the Museum of African American History. We need to reverse the theft of water, air, land and democracy itself, he said.

12:15

BREAKING: Don Jr Accuses Dems of Selectively Leaking His Private Twitter Messages With Wikileaks Releases ENTIRE CHAIN of Messages The Gateway Pundit

Donald Trump Jr. slammed the Democrats and fake news Monday evening after The Atlantic leaked his private Twitter messages between Wikileaks to the public.

On October 27th, The Gateway Pundit asked our readers a question: Will Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dox WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange? According to a newly published piece by The Atlantic, the answer is YES. 

As previously reported, The messages, obtained by The Atlantic, were also turned over by Trump Jr.s lawyers to congressional investigators, the magazine says.

Leaked transcripts of private messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks appears to show Twitter, the Democrats and the mainstream media have all teamed up in an attempt to kick up more Russia collusion hysteria.

Shortly after The Atlantics piece went viral, Assange tweeted that contents of the piece appear to be edited.

Now this

Donald Trump Jr. released the ENTIRE chain of messages and said the Congressional Committees chose to selectively leak!

Here is the entire chain of messages with (with my whopping 3 responses) which one of the congressional committees has chosen to selectively leak. How ironic! 1/3

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12:13

Mumia on Sex Wars Black Agenda Report

Mumia on Sex Wars

glen Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:43

The scandals of Hollywoods so-called casting couch have burst forth like a river, said the nations best known political prisoner, and the names of nationally known politicians began to fill the air. Mumia Abu Jamal believes a real movement is afoot. We are seeing the extraordinary costs of the casting couch, he said, but this time, the men in power are paying the price.

11:58

BREAKING: Sessions Directs Prosecutors To Evaluate Certain Issues Involving Clinton Weasel Zippers

Whoa, baby, hang on. Confirmation that finally, they are looking at her. Via Fox News: In a letter first obtained by Fox News, the Justice Department responded to July 27 and September 26 requests from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and other committee members, who called for the appointment of a special counsel []

11:58

Keurig Coffee Maker Joins Growing List of Business Idiots on Parade The Last Refuge

Apparently a company that makes fancy coffee urns, Keurig, has made a business decision to enter the corporate graveyard filled with carcasses of the inherently stupid.  Starbucks, Macys and the NFL examples not withstanding, you just gotta laugh. When you focus on the economics of enterprise, and see yet another company choosing to enter the Continue reading

11:38

Professors: Its Not Okay To Be White Weasel Zippers

And you wonder why hate crimes against white people are on the rise? Via Daily Caller: Can my children be friends with white people? This bizarre question is the basis of a New York Times op-ed published Sunday, and the author answers it with a no, albeit with some exceptions. History has provided little reason []

11:36

WAYNE ALLYN ROOT: Judge Roy Moore and the DC Swamp The Gateway Pundit

By Wayne Allyn Root

The corrupt DC swamp has controlled this country for decades. Then along came Donald Trump. He whipped the DC swamp. They desperately tried to fix the election, to guarantee Hillarys victory. They rigged the Democrat presidential primary for her. Then the mainstream media tried to rig the general election- featuring nothing but negative news about Trump. 

The Silicon Valley social media gurus tried to censor anything positive about Trump at Twitter and Facebook. The FBI tried its best to keep Hillary from being indicted- covering up her Uranium One scandal, finding her innocent of violations of national security in her email scandal. 
 
And then theres the massive voter fraud. The DC swamp made sure it was easy for illegal aliens to register to vote at DMV offices and welfare offices all over this country- like right here in Nevada. They even let liberal college students vote twice in places like New Hampshire. They voted back home and at their liberal colleges. 
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11:34

I Dont Even Know the Woman: Judge Roy Moore Denies Allegations By Gloria Allreds Accuser (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Beverly Young Nelson, 56, held a press conference in New York with embattled attorney Gloria Allred on Monday, alleging Judge Roy Moore sexually harassed her when she was 16-years-old. 

Washington Examiner reports:

In a press conference Monday, Nelson described one encounter with Moore that occurred in 1975, when she was 16 years old.

Nelson said Moore offered to drive her home from work one night but instead parked in a dark, deserted part of a parking lot behind the restaurant where she worked. Nelson said Moore groped her and began squeezing my neck attempting to force my head onto his crotch.

I was determined that I was not going to allow him to force me to have sex with him. I was terrified, she said. He was also trying to pull my shirt off. I thought that he was going to rape me.

Nelson is the fifth woman to come forward with sexual allegations against Moore.

On Monday evening, Judge Moore vehemently denied Nelsons accusations.

Heres what he told the press:

MOORE: Thank yall for being here tonight. Thank-you to all the people have came out at this late hour and for being here. I want to address whats been brought out on television today by Gloria Allred and a client she has about things I allegedly did. I want to make it perfectly clear, the people of Alabama know me, they know my character, they know what Ive stood for in the political world for over 40-years. I can tell you without hesitation, this is absolutely false. I never did what she said I did. I dont even know the woman. I dont know anything about her. I dont even know where the restaurant is or was. If you look at this situation youll see because Im eleven or ten points or eleven points ahead, this race being just 28 days off, that this is a political maneuver and has nothing to do with reality. Its all about politics.

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11:23

Sexgate: 8 men in liberal MSM lose jobs because of sexual misconduct Fellowship of the Minds

When the New York Times, for whatever reasons of their own, outed Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as a sexual assaulter/rapist although the Times had known about the brute for years, the floodgates were opened to a deluge of accusations against Continue reading

11:13

Breaking: AG Jeff Sessions Says He Will Not Rule Out Second Special Counsel To Investigate Clinton Crimes The Gateway Pundit

Is Attorney General Jeff Sessions finally getting tough on Clinton corruption?

According to Fox News, the Justice Department head ordered senior federal prosecutors to evaluate whether or not a special counsel should investigate the Uranium One deal and alleged unlawful dealings related to the Clinton Foundation.

But Sessions is allowing Rod Rosenstein who was involved with Uranium One to help him with recommendations What?

FOX News reports:

The Attorney General has directed senior federal prosecutors to evaluate certain issues raised in your letters, Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd wrote.

These senior prosecutors will report directly to the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General [Rod Rosenstein], as appropriate, and will make recommendations as to whether any matters not currently under investigation should be opened, whether any matters currently under investigation require further resources, or whether any matters merit the appointment of a Special Counsel, Boyd wrote.

The Department has forwarded a copy of your letters to the IG so he can determine whether he should expand the scope of his investigation based on the information contained in those letters. Once the IGs review is complete, the Department will assess what, if any, additional steps are necessary to address any issues identified by that review, wrote Stephen Boyd.

As The Gateway Pundit reported, disgruntled Republican lawmakers are beginning to voice the same displeasure over the inaction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as many conservatives have for months. The calls for Sessions to investigate the corruption surrounding Hillary Clinton and James Comey are growing louder.

On Monday, GOP Congressmen Jim Jordan and Matt Gaertz called on Sessions to probe the FBIs investigation into Hillary Clinton private email use or resign.

Washington Times reports:

Its time for Jeff Sessions to name a Special Counsel and get answers for the American people. If not, he should step down, the congressmen sa...

11:08

BREAD CRUMBS FROM THE BAKER.JUST TRYING TO MAKE SOME TOAST THE MARSHALL REPORT

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What do President Putin and President Trump have in common?  They both hate the NWO concept and know the evil behind it.

The globalist form of entertainment and celebration is very dark....

11:02

Anti-Kremlin Banker: Fusion GPS Assisted Putin Regime In Effort To Have Me Imprisoned And Killed Weasel Zippers

Via Daily Caller: The target of a Fusion GPS opposition research investigation is accusing the firm, best known for its work on the Trump dossier, of assisting the Kremlin in its effort to have him imprisoned and killed. The strong allegation comes from Bill Browder, a London-based banker who spearheaded the Magnitsky Act, a sanctions []

10:48

Hannity is on a Roll! SLAMS Soros Media Matters Hack in Epic Tweetstorm The Gateway Pundit

As previously reported, Keurig faced a huge backlash by outraged fans of conservative heavyweight Sean Hannity after the company caved to Soros Media Matters after the group smeared Hannity over his comments about Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore.

Conservatives destroyed their Keurig machines and posted the videos to social media in protest.

Hannity called out Keurig Monday morning, asking them if they care that they blindly listened to the Media Matters hack, Angelo Carusone.

Keurig CEO Bob Gamgort sent a memo to Keurig employees apologizing for taking sides as reported by Erik Wemple via WaPo: Keurig still wont be advertising on Hannitys show!

The Wrap published an article titled, Fox News Should Fire Sean Hannity, Media Matters Head Says: Uniquely Destructive' which caused Hannity to go off on Media Matters.

My question to you mean this guy? says this? The president of a group that wants every conservative fired?

10:34

Keurig Apologizes For Taking Sides And Saying They Would Pull Ad From Sean Hannitys Show Weasel Zippers

Liberals are offended by this video of a Keurig being thrown off of a building. Please retweet to offend a Liberal.#BoycottKeurigpic.twitter.com/0qbHlmyqcA Collin Rugg (@CollinRugg) November 12, 2017 They backed off, after hearing from Hannity fans and seeing a lot of smashed Keurigs. Via Business Insider: Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday promised to []

10:31

Julian Assange Breaks Silence On Leaked Private Messages Between Don Jr. & Wikileaks The Gateway Pundit

On October 27th, The Gateway Pundit asked our readers a question: Will Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dox WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange? According to a newly published piece by The Atlantic, the answer is YES. 

Despite overwhelming evidence the Democrats colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) recently asked Twitter hand over the WikiLeaks boss direct messages to prove Trump officials teamed with the Kremlin. Congressional investigators believe Assanges private correspondences may hold the key to linking Trump campaign officials to Russia. A new report shows private Twitter messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks were leaked.

How do we know Congress leaked Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks DMs?

The messages, obtained by The Atlantic, were also turned over by Trump Jr.s lawyers to congressional investigators, the magazine says.

Leaked transcripts of private messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks appears to show Twitter, the Democrats and the mainstream media have all teamed up in an attempt to kick up more Russia collusion hysteria.

The magazines big bombshell, admits Trump Jr. cared little about what WikiLeaks had to say and then goes on to speculate that he acted on their advice. Newsflash WikiLeaks Podesta Email Series helped to expose Clintons corrupt ways. Disseminating information derived from the emails does not mean Trump Jr. acted on the organizations advice. Rather, Trump Jr. was doing what any person would do with verifiable damning information Get it out there. Thats What Trump Jr. did with WikiLeaks emails and articles from other publications, as well.

The Atlantic reports:

The messages, obtained by The Atlantic, were also turned over by Trump Jr.s lawyers to congressional investigators. They are part of a longand largely one-sidedcorrespondence between Wikileaks and the presidents son that continued until at least July 2017. The messages show Wikileaks, a radical transparency organization that the American intelligence community believes was chosen by the Russian government to disseminate the information it had hacked, actively soliciting Trump Jr.s cooperation. Wikileaks made a series of increasingly bold req...

10:29

Crazed Antifa Member Caught With Cache of Bomb Making Materials and Bottles of Urine in Florida Home The Gateway Pundit

A Florida man was arrested with a bomb cache and urine bombs in his room.

Christopher Langer also had a Guy Fawkes mask, used by far left radicals during their rioting, and supported the far left Occupy and Anonymous groups.

Via Mike Cernovich:


Christopher Langer (left) was arrested on charges of making/possessing destructive device, police said. (Volusia County Corrections/Volusia County Sheriffs Office)

A man arrested at a DeBary home where deputies uncovered explosive devices and about 200 containers holding unknown powders, acids and other materials, including bodily fluids, was one step from creating a weapon of mass destruction, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said.

The Volusia County Sheriffs Office said deputies were called Sunday afternoon to a domestic disturbance at 124 Bradwick Circle. Deputies said Christopher S. Langer, 31, was arguing with his parents when he told them that he had placed an explosive substance inside a grenade.

Langer, who deputies said was intoxicated, initially denied the grenade existed, but later said he had thrown it outside, authorities said. A deputy found a metal pineapple-style grenade that had a paperclip in place to hold the lever and keep it from exploding, the Sheriffs Office said.

Deputies evacuated the house, and a search resulted in the discovery of an estimated 200 containers inside the home containing unknown powders, acids and other materials. At least 79 containers were placed in a containment area, and many others were determined to be holding bodily fluids, officials said.

Chitwood said Langer also used a SpongeBob SquarePants lunch box as a booby trap that was planted in the backyard.

Langer had a white mask associated with a radical group in his room.

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10:28

Mulheres marcham contra a PEC que probe aborto The Intercept

Destino de mulheres vtimas de estupro foi posto em risco por 18 homens na ltima quarta-feira (8) quando parlamentares aprovaram em comisso especial da Cmara a PEC 181, que torna crime o aborto at mesmo em casos de violncia sexual. Em resposta deciso, que segue para votao no plenrio da Cmara do Deputados, 24 cidades receberam atos em repdio proposta nesta segunda-feira (13).

Inicialmente a proposta, de autoria do deputado Jorge Mudalen (DEM-SP), membro da bancada evanglica, tratava da alterao do artigo 7 da constituio para ampliar a licena-maternidade em caso de bebs prematuros, mas acabou sendo deturpada para criminalizar o aborto nos casos j previstos na lei. Batizada de cavalo de Tria, a PEC teve o texto alterado para incluir o trecho desde a concepo aos artigos 1 e 5 da constituio, que dispe sobre a dignidade humana e o direito inviolvel a vida, o que coloca em risco o direito das mulheres.

No Rio de Janeiro, a Polcia Militar tentou dispersar o ato de forma violenta chegando a usar bombas contra mulheres e crianas que participavam da marcha. Selecionamos algumas imagens enviadas ao The Intercept Brasil. Caso tenha imagens dos atos contra a PEC 181 na sua cidade, envie mande para a gente.

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10:13

Dazzled by a Red Carpet, Trump Gives Philippine Strongman a Pass on His Killing Spree The Intercept

President George W. Bush toasted with Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo at the Malacanang Palace in Manila in October 2003.

10:06

Fight the disease of globalized corporate capitalism WORDVIRUS

Fight the Disease, Not the Symptoms

Mr. Fish / Truthdig

The disease of globalized corporate capitalism has the same effects across the planet. It weakens or destroys democratic institutions, making them subservient to corporate and oligarchic power. It forces domestic governments to give up control over their economies, which operate under policies dictated by global corporations, banks, the World Trade Organizationand the International Monetary Fund. It casts aside hundreds of millions of workers now classified as redundant or surplus labor. It disempowers underpaid and unprotected workers, many toiling in global sweatshops, keeping them cowed, anxious and compliant. It financializes the economy, creating predatory global institutions that extract money from individuals, institutions and states through punishing forms of debt peonage. It shuts down genuine debate on corporate-owned media platforms, especially in regard to vast income disparities and social inequality. And the destruction empowers proto-fascist movements and governments.

These proto-fascist forces discredit verifiable fact and history and replace them with myth. They peddle nostalgia for lost glory. They attack the spiritual bankruptcy of the modern, technocratic world. They are xenophobic. They champion the virtues of a hyper-masculinity and the warrior cult. They preach regeneration through violence. They rally around demagogues who absolve followers of moral choice and promise strength and protection. They marginalize and destroy all individuals and institutions, including schools, that make possible self-criticism, self-reflection and transcendence and that nurture empathy, especially for the demonized. This is why artists and intellectuals are ridiculed and silenced. This is why dissent is attacked as an act of treason.

These movements are also deeply misogynistic. They disempower girls and women to hand a perverted power to men who feel powerless in the global economy. They blame ethnic and religious minorities for the national decline. They foster bizarre conspiracy theories. And they communicate in the Orwellian newspeak of alternative facts. They claim the sole right to represent and use indigenous patriotic and religious symbol...

10:05

Gloria Allred Brings Forth A New Accuser Against Roy Moore Weasel Zippers

That will just convince a lot of people this was a set-up because anything Allred touches is tainted. Via Washington Examiner: Roy Moores Senate campaign dismissed the latest allegation of sexual assault against him Monday, and also criticized the accusers lawyer as someone who promoted the death of unborn children by supporting abortions. Gloria Allred []

09:52

Judge Moores Wife Kayla Moore: We Are Gathering Evidence of Money Being Paid to Accusers The Gateway Pundit

Judge Roy Moore is running for US Senate in Alabama to replace Jeff Sessions.

Judge Moore has NEVER been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct in his 38 years of public service before the charges this past week.

Today Gloria Allred held a press conference with Beverly Young Nelson from Alabama who accused Judge Moore of attempted rape 30+ years ago.

On Monday Roy Moores wife of 30 years Kayla Moore wrote that they are gathering evidence the accusers are being paid to speak out against her husband.

Kayla Moore posted this on Facebook on Monday:

This is the same Gloria Allred that did the very exact same thing to Trump during his campaign . Going on two months now theyve been on a witchhunt here in Etowah County and our state advertising people to step forward with accusations and we are gathering evidence of money being paid to people who would come forward. Which is part of why we are filing suit!

The post Judge Moores Wife Kayla Moore: We Are Gathering Evidence of Money Being Paid to Accusers appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

09:50

President Trump Asia Trip Day 11 and 12 Schedule: East-Asia Plenary Session Then Back Home The Last Refuge

On Tuesday (local), Monday Night (U.S. EST) President Donald J. Trump will participate in the 12th Annual East Asia Summit Head of State and Government Luncheon, followed by an official photograph. The President will then participate in the 12th East Asia Summit plenary session. Later in the afternoon, President Trump will depart the Philippine International Continue reading

09:40

The Place of the October Revolution in World History and Contemporary Politics WORDVIRUS

By David North
13 November 2017

On the last day of 1917, Franz Mehringthe great socialist historian, journalist and theoretician, who had, along with Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, opposed the German Social Democratic Partys vote for war credits in August 1914appraised the events in Petrograd, where only six weeks earlier the Bolsheviks had led the insurrection that overthrew the bourgeois Provisional Government. While recognizing the immense political implications of the Bolsheviks accession to power, Mehring emphasized that what had occurred in Petrograd would likely prove, in time, to have been only the beginning of a protracted and arduous struggle. He wrote:

Revolutions have a long breath, if they are real revolutions; the seventeenth-century English Revolution, the eighteenth-century French Revolution each took about forty years to work themselves out, and the challenges that confronted the English and even the French Revolution were almost childs play compared to the tremendous problems that confront the Russian revolution. [1]

In fact, the seizure of power, which had been achieved almost bloodlessly in Petrograd, was immediately followed by an uninterrupted succession of political crises. First, there was the conflict over...

09:33

Should The 2018 Midterms Just Be A Referendum On Trump? Or Do Democrats Have To Be Offering A Viable Alternative? DownWithTyranny!




You thought the SNL sketch was funny? David Wade a former John Kerry chief of staff, now makes his living as a lobbyist (GreenLight Strategies) and Democratic strategist; ber--establishment. He says Democrats can win back Congress next year "by making Donald Trump the issue in [suburban] districts. You can't allow any Republican incumbent to separate themselves from Trump's brand, period. Whether it's his failed promises, or his inability to do anything for the suburbs on basic quality of life issues from middle class taxes to health care costs to wages, you need to draw a straight line from the Republican incumbent to Trump."

Although Wade acknowledges that "Having acceptable candidates who fit their districts is important," he insists that Democrats "not pretend this is going to be anything but a referendum on Donald Trump. Ralph Northam didnt just win out of abundance of charisma or because he had a vision. He won because Donald Trump was a millstone around Gillespies neck and Northam himself was acceptable to voters. We cant be afraid to do that everywhere because with a president whose approval ratings are at a historic low, thats how you win."

I asked Nancy Pelosi's daughter Christine, a savvy political operative in her own right, if she sees 2018 shaping up the same way. "I don't believe that," she told me. "I do believe this: Democrats win by showing voters how Trump's tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and big corporations slash Medicare, Medicaid, and education and cause harm in the daily lives of the American people." I asked a couple dozen Democrats the same question-- incumbents, candidates, campaign staffers, former members of Congress, etc. Each one said they disagree with Wade. One top Senate staffer, who asked for anonymity, told me that Schumer's pick of Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona shows that top Dems "still don't get it" and they think the wave will sweep even the worst Republican-lite candidates into office. "That worked out badly for us last year... [but] these know-it-alls never can't seem to admit their mistakes and therefore can't learn from them."

David Keith, currently residing in Racine and...

09:22

BREAKING: Twitter Colludes With Dems To LEAK Private Messages Between Donald Trump Jr. & Wikileaks The Gateway Pundit

On October 27th, The Gateway Pundit asked our readers a question: Will Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dox WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange? According to a newly published piece by The Atlantic, the answer is YES. 

Despite overwhelming evidence the Democrats colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) recently asked Twitter hand over the WikiLeaks boss direct messages to prove Trump officials teamed with the Kremlin. Congressional investigators believe Assanges private correspondences may hold the key to linking Trump campaign officials to Russia. A new report shows private Twitter messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks were leaked.

How do we know Congress leaked Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks DMs?

The messages, obtained by The Atlantic, were also turned over by Trump Jr.s lawyers to congressional investigators, the magazine says.

Leaked transcripts of private messages between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks appears to show Twitter, the Democrats and the mainstream media have all teamed up in an attempt to kick up more Russia collusion hysteria.

Theres just one problem

The Atlantic piece states Though Trump Jr. mostly ignored the frequent messages from Wikileaks, he at times appears to have acted on its requests.

The magazines big bombshell, admits Trump Jr. cared little about what WikiLeaks had to say and then goes on to speculate that he acted on their advice. Newsflash WikiLeaks Podesta Email Series helped to expose Clintons corrupt ways. Disseminating information derived from the emails does not mean Trump Jr. acted on the organizations advice. Rather, Trump Jr. was doing what any person would do with verifiable damning information Get it out there. Thats What Trump Jr. did with WikiLeaks emails and articles from other publications, as well.

The Atlantic reports:

The messages, obtained by The Atlantic, were also turned over by Trump Jr.s lawyers to congressional investigators. They are part of a longand largely one-sidedcorrespondence between Wikileaks and the presidents son that continued until at least July 2017. The messages show Wikileaks, a radical transparency organization that the American intellige...

09:22

French Fashion Designer My Friend Said: Greatest Thing Germany Ever Invented Was The Holocaust Weasel Zippers

Yeah sure, your friend told you that. Right Via Yahoo: Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has sparked outrage by evoking the Holocaust as he attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for opening the countrys borders to migrants. One cannot even if there are decades between them kill millions of Jews so you can bring millions []

09:14

An Endorsement That Means Something-- Bernie Backs IronStache For Paul Ryan's Seat DownWithTyranny!




Endorsements for candidates by other politicians don't generally mean much. They can even backfire... look what Trump's endorsements did for North Carolina Congresswoman Renee Ellmers. An incumbent, she lost her House seat. And look what happened when Trump endorsed-- multiple times-- Luther Strange. Though he spent millions of dollars more than crackpot pedophile Roy Moore, Trump's endorsement didn't do bupkis for Strange. And his endorsement for Ed Gillespie in Virginia actually caused Gillespie to sink in the polls. He was defeated-- by a far greater margin than anyone predicted and dragged down the rest of the statewide ticket and helped the Democrats knock out 15 House incumbents including the Majority Leader and Majority Whip. Every Democratic candidate wants Trump to endorse their opponent.

You know what else every Democrat wants? To be endorsed by one of the 2 political leaders whose endorsement actually means something: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Both are perceived by voters as people of integrity whose endorsement actually carries some weight. And an hour or so ago, Bernie did endorse a Democratic candidate-- one who is running an authentic blue collar campaign on the issues that motivate Bernie and Bernie's supporters: Randy Bryce. Please watch that video up top.

"We've got to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from people like Paul Ryan," explained Bernie to Randy. "I think you've got an agenda that is going to make sense to working families and members of your community. Work hard and get elected-- we need you here in the Congress."

We sure do. We need a lot of men and women in Congress who mean it when they talk about the legitimate aspirations of America's working families. Blue America was the very first group outside of Wisconsin to endorse Randy. We helped state Sen. Chris Larson and the Wisconsin Working Families Party to persuade him to make a run that no one-- NO ONE-- thought was feasible. Randy figured at the time it was his duty to help hold Ryan accountable even if it was a stretch that he could actually win. And he very much wanted to help with voter turnout in southeast Wisc...

09:06

NO DICE=> Jeff Sessions Does Not Want to be a Senator Again The Gateway Pundit

As previously reported, Trump White House officials are considering replacing Jeff Sessions with Judge Roy Moore, installing the Attorney General back to his former Senate seat. 

Last week the far left Washington Post accused Judge Moore of dating a 14 year-old girl in 1979 and all hell broke loose.

Judge Moore has denied the charges and says hes going to reveal the motivations behind the WaPo hit piece in the next few days.

Republican swamp creatures are hitting Moore with coordinated attacks, says Steven Bannon.

In a desperate attempt to get rid of Moore, White House officials reportedly floated the idea that Jeff Sessions should go back to his Alabama Senate seat.

New York Times reported:

One idea now being discussed under this scenario, brought up by two different White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, would be for Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama to immediately appoint Attorney General Jeff Sessions to what had been his seat when it becomes vacant again. Mr. Sessions remains highly popular among Alabama Republicans, but his relationship with President Trump has waned since he recused himself from the investigation of the role that Russia played in last years campaign.

No dice says a DOJ official

The Daily Caller reported a DOJ official and another source close to Sessions both shot down the idea that the attorney general wants to return to his Senate seat.

So if Jeff Sessions doesnt want to be a Senator again, can he at least do his job as Attorney General?

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09:03

Woman Accuses George H.W. Bush Of Groping Her When She Was 16 Weasel Zippers

Probably not. Via Washington Examiner: A woman accused former President George H.W. Bush of touching her inappropriately when she was 16 years old. Roslyn Corrigan told Time magazine Bush touched her buttocks in November 2003 at CIA offices in Woodlands, Texas, where she was attending an event with her parents. My initial action was absolute []

08:41

Richard Dreyfuss Blames All Men Everywhere For Hollywoods Sex Problem Weasel Zippers

Its everyone elses fault! Via Washington Examiner: Richard Dreyfuss is the latest Hollywood mogul to be accused of sexual harassment. The details arent important so many of these allegations post-Weinstein dont reach nearly the same level of transgression but Dreyfusss response represents the typical politically-correct garbage weve come to expect from Hollywood. He []

08:34

Hastily Called Venezuela Debt Meeting Ends Without Resolution for Creditors The Last Refuge

CTH has a strong sense that when the final analysis on Venezuelas ongoing socialist struggle is written, some years from now, the geopolitical strategy used by the Trump administration will be taught in political science classes. [Backstory Here] As a result of horrific socialist policies, primarily driven by using oil production to maintain its socialist Continue reading

08:32

Steve Bannon: GOP Establishment and Media Launched a Weaponized Hit on Judge Moore The Gateway Pundit

Last week the far left Washington Post accused Judge Moore of dating a 14 year-old girl in 1979 and all hell broke loose.

Judge Moore has denied the charges and says hes going to reveal the motivations behind the WaPo hit piece in the next few days.

Steve Bannon said on Breitbart News Daily radio show to host Alex Marlow Monday that Moore is the target of a coordinated hit by Democrats, the media, and Establishment Republicans.

Breitbart News reported:

Even Chuck Todd, the swampiest creature of swamp creatures, he walked through it yesterday on Meet the Press. He said it felt completely orchestrated, Bannon pointed out, prompting Marlow to play a clip of those remarks from Todd.

You ought to play that clip 20 times between now and the end of the show, Bannon advised Marlow. Chuck Todd laid it out. Within an hour I think it was within 57 minutes, one of the things I found most surprising, all of a sudden on my BlackBerry with the comms alert, it was like 57 minutes and then bang, bang, bang, one after the other.

Youre going to find out that what happened down there was Republican operatives had this information or were concocting some of this information, working with the Washington Post, who is lying about this. Working with the Washington Post, who also had contacts with McConnell and these guys to drop this weaponized hit on Judge Moore, and then bang, bang, bang, hit it right away with all of McConnells lackeys, he charged.

Bannon is on the money as usual

As previously reported, establishment RINO hacks have been calling and texting each other trying to figure out how to stop Moore from taking the Alabama Senate seat.

According to an Axios report, the Republican establishment hacks may even try to delay the Senate race or block Moore if he wins since its too late to remove him from the ballot.

The...

08:25

More from the Lords innocent children Fellowship of the Minds

Ravens can talk! The news is so dark today that I need something light hearted. Heres a wonderful creature who is very smart. Thank God for animals. Peace and Smiles TD

08:22

Coming Soon To Washington: Resistance Themed Hotel Weasel Zippers

These people have lost their damn minds. Via Bloomberg: The first thing youll see when you walk into Eaton Workshop, a hotel opening in late spring 2018 in Washington, is a custom-commissioned video art installation by AJ Schnack, shown on a series of vintage-style television screens. All day long, itll broadcast a montage of footage []

08:05

Veteran-Owned Black Rifle Coffee Gets YUGE Endorsement by Hannity and Don Jr After Keurig Backlash The Gateway Pundit

As TGPs Kristinn Taylor first reported, Keurig faced a boycott by outraged fans of conservative heavyweight Sean Hannity after the company caved to Soros Media Matters after the group smeared Hannity over his comments about Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore and accusations reported by the Washington Post that Moore preyed on teenage girls when he was in his early thirties.

As conservatives call for a boycott of Keurig, another coffee company is using this as an opportunity to capture some of the market share. Veteran-owned Black Rifle Coffee received YUGE endorsements from Hannity and Don Jr.

Conservatives destroyed their Keurig machines and posted the videos to social media in protest.

Hannity was getting a kick out of it and thanked his loyal following!

 Enter Black Rifle Coffee

Hannity then gave a shoutout to Veteran-owned Black Rifle Coffee by tweeting over a video advertisement with the caption, Omg. Im so so buying this coffee!!!!!

Donald Trump Jr. also endorsed Black Rifle Coffee and tweeted over Hannity saying, Great coffee, great guys and great Americans Ive had the chance to meet and hang out with them. Try it.

08:00

Calif Gov Jerry Brown: I Hate Everything! Weasel Zippers

Via Sacramento Bee: BONN, Germany Nine days into his European trip, Jerry Brown might have been enjoying himself. The Democratic governor had just wrapped interviews with Japanese and German reporters late Saturday, after holding a climate coalition signing ceremony with Terry McAuliffe, or His Excellency, the honorific used for the governor of Virginia. Oregon Gov. []

07:55

U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic: Who Is Robin Bernstein? [News - AllGov]

Its not always what you know, its who you know. Robin Bernstein, nominated October 31, 2017, to be ambassador to the Dominican Republic, claims to speak only basic Spanish. But Bernstein is a founding member of President Donald Trumps Mar-a-Lago club, which apparently qualified her to be the U.S. representative to the Caribbean nation.

 

Born in 1953, Robin Stein Bernstein is from Bridgeton, New Jersey, and graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1972 after spending her junior year as an exchange student in Paris. She went to American University, graduating with a bachelors degree in Language Area Studies in 1975. In 1981, Bernstein earned an MBA from George Washington University.

 

Bernstein jumped in to politics, initially as a Democrat. After graduation, she worked for Sen. Henry Scoop Jackson (D-Washington) in his unsuccessful quest for the 1976 presidential nomination. Bernstein then served briefly as a staff assistant for the Joint Congressional Economic Committee led by Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-Minnesota), before joining the transition team of President-elect Jimmy Carter. She served in the Carter administration as an assistant to Assistant Commerce Secretary Jerry Jasinowski.

 

Bernstein moved to Palm Beach, Florida, in 1981, initially as a vice president of marketing for a development company. The company soon went under, and Bernstein found work as an administrative assistant to the Palm Beach County Commissioner Ken Spillias.  While there, she took time to work in the 1984 campaign of Florida Governor Reubin Askew for the Democratic presidential nomination. She was also president of the Palm Beach County Young Democrats and Spillias campaign manager in 1982.

 

In 1984, she married insurance broker Richard Bernstein and began working for his Palm Beach company, Richard S. Bernstein and Associates. She began a campaign of her own, running as a Democrat in 1986 for a seat on the Palm Beach County Commission, but withdrew after becoming pregnant. In 2002, the Bernsteins founded Rizbur, a political consulting company.

 

Beginning in October 1986, Bernstein switched to the Republican Party, working to persuade traditionally Democratic-leaning Jewish voters to support the GOP.

 

Bernstein has been a friend of Trumps since 1994. The Bernsteins agency handles insurance for some of the Presidents interests and the couple was invited to Trumps 2005 wedding to Melania. Donald is our Prince Charles, she told the Palm Beach Post at the time. Its a great honor to be invited. He knows so many people that an invitation is a form of acknowledgement. Bernstein was a Trump delegate at the 2016 Republican National Convention and served as one of Trumps Florida electors in...

07:41

Hillary-Supporting Attorney Gloria Allreds Alabama Accuser Says Judge Roy Moore Tried to Rape Her The Gateway Pundit

Embattled Attorney Gloria Allred, who is well known for trotting out women to confess to phony crimes against Donald Trump and other conservatives, held a press conference on Monday afternoon.

Allred was a Hillary delegate at the DNC in 2016.

Allred is also under TWO INVESTIGATIONS for misconduct as an attorney.

Allred is famous for holding viral press conferences before upcoming elections with women who accuse Republican politicians of wrongdoing. Then the women quietly disappear after the election.

Allred brought with her Beverly Young Nelson from Alabama to her presser today.
Nelson accused Judge Roy Moore of attempted rape.

Judge Moore has NEVER been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct in his 38 years of public service before the charges this past week.

AL.com reported:

1:59 p.m. I was not going to allow him to force me to have sex with him, Nelson said. I was terrified. I thought he was going to rape me. At some point, he gave up.

1:58 p.m. Instead of driving to Nelsons home, Moore pulled to dark area behind the restaurant, Nelson claims. Nelson says Moore groped her and tried to force her head onto his crotch. Nelson says she ye...

07:34

British Parents Opposed To Sending Kids On School Field Trips To Mosques Accused of Islamophobia Weasel Zippers

Via The Sentinel: Schools are being issued with guidance about RE trips after it emerged some parents are refusing to allow children to visit mosques. Families have the right to withdraw pupils from visits to places of worship. Some cite costs, while others are concerned about safety or a political agenda. Now Staffordshires Standing Advisory []

07:31

REPORT: Trump White House Weighing Replacing Judge Roy Moore With Jeff Sessions The Gateway Pundit

Trump White House officials are considering replacing Jeff Sessions with Judge Roy Moore, installing the Attorney General back to his former Senate seat. 

New York Times reports:

One idea now being discussed under this scenario, brought up by two different White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, would be for Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama to immediately appoint Attorney General Jeff Sessions to what had been his seat when it becomes vacant again. Mr. Sessions remains highly popular among Alabama Republicans, but his relationship with President Trump has waned since he recused himself from the investigation of the role that Russia played in last years campaign.

As The Hill notes, It is unclear how, if Moore is elected, the seat would become vacant.

Judge Roy Moore is under siege from the mainstream media and political class after the Washington Post published sexual advancement allegations against the Alabama GOP Senate candidate.

On Thursday the far left Washington Post accused Judge Moore of dating a 14 year-old girl in 1979.

Judge Moore has denied the charges and says hes going to reveal the motivations behind the WaPo hit piece in the next few days.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters today that Moore should drop out of the race.

When asked if he believes the allegations, McConnell replied, I believe the women, yes.

McConnell is looking into supporting a write-in candidate.

07:12

Bill Clinton Hypes The Religion Of Peace: Our Country Has Been Deeply Enriched By The Influx Of Muslims. Weasel Zippers

Bubba also made this baffling claim, the aggregate murder rate of Muslims is one third that of the native-born.

07:11

UMass Boston to Gateway Pundits Lucian Wintrich: Change Title of Its OK to Be White Speech, Or It Will Be Banned The Gateway Pundit

Gateway Pundits Lucian Wintrich is scheduled for a Friday, November 17 speech at the University of Massachusetts Boston, but the campus is currently taking issue with the title of Wintrichs speech: It Is Ok  to Be White and are requesting a title change.

The current title is a subtle dig at identity politics and also plays as a rebuttal to those egregious liberals in the mainstream press and beyond, people like Ekow N. Yankah, who just published a November 11 opinion piece in the New York Times titled, Can My Children Be Friends With White People? Its these types of constant jabs at white people that leads to memes like It Is OK to Be White coming into existence.

Wintrichs title comes from a shared and slightly tongue-in-cheek phrase floating around the New Right, and to those that eat the mainstream media diet, anything that expresses positivity relative to white people is perceived as racist. Naturally, administrators at UMass Boston caved to the politically correct pressure and asked Wintrich to rework the title.

Its humorous but highly frustrating that UMass Boston just PROVED the meme I was using for this speech, Wintrich commented, To think that they would take issue with a title as laughably mundane as It Is OK to Be White is indicative, I think, of a larger problem within America, its the systematic oppression of anything that does not negatively reference and bash white people on university campuses. Ironically, the speech Ive been working on deals in part with university and media censorship of concepts and ideas.

Wintrichs November 17 speech will be tackling topics like the history of Western art, the pitfalls of labeling art obscene and the history of obscenity laws in America generally, what makes Western culture important, and many other interesting topics, and there is no call-to-racist-action for whites layered within the text of the speech administrators undoubtedly feared dogwhistles peppered throughout.

Wintrich stated that he is not going to push back against the campus too much because he feels the content is much more impactful than the title:

I am not going to stick to my guns and keep the title at the risk of not being able to deliver my speech. Ill capitulate to this demand and change the title; the content of the speech is more i...

07:00

Interview with One Mans Chorus: Discussion with Matt Forney on Feminism, Jordan Peterson, and the Mentality of Boomers Matt Forney

I was recently interviewed by the YouTuber One Mans Chorus on contemporary feminism, the blind spots of Jordan Peterson and other anti-SJW liberals, the pathologies of Boomers, the future of American conservatism, and more. Click here to listen.

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06:55

The Reverse Midas Touch of Saudi Arabias Crown Prince Is Turning the Middle East to Dust The Intercept

Mohammed bin Salman gives a news conference in Riyadh, on April 25, 2016.

06:52

06:51

He Must Be Removed: Roger Stone Explains Why AG Sessions Is Leading America Into The Dark Ages The Gateway Pundit

In a piece titled The Dark Ages of Jeff Sessions, seasoned political operative Roger Stone makes the case for firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his policy proposals and lack of appetite to investigate the Obama administrations crimes.

Stone writes:

Its bad enough that Trump Atty. Gen.Jeff Sessions has recused himself on both the question of Russian collusion as well as an investigation into Uranium One or the skullduggery of the Obama Justice Department in the ever greedy Clintons. Sessions has also failed to bring any prosecutions despite the largest illegal expansion of unconstitutional surveillance in the history of the US government which took place under Obamas NSA and was documented by the super-secret FISA court.

[]

Dinosaurs like Sessions refuse to admit that all the war on drugs has yielded is destroyed lives in families cut in the multibillion-dollar bill for the trial and incarceration of millions of Americans for the nonviolent crime of drug possession none of which has had any effect in slowing drug abuse and drug-related crime.

[]

Chaffetz said he visited with Attorney General Sessions and it was one of the most frustrating discussions I had because whether it was the IRS, Fast and Furious, the email scandal that we went through, I did not see the Attorney General willing to just let Lady Justice administer justice and then follow through.

Back in January, during Sessions confirmation hearing he said this, This country doesnt punish its political enemies.  If thats true then why has Trump been so unfairly targeted and punished?  Sessions is a madman and is completely removed from rational thinking.  When progressive change takes so long, hes destroying decades of enlightened policies.  Sessions is giving birth to a dark age and he must be removed.

Not only is Sessions refusing to go after Big Fish like Obama, Clinton and Comey, but declined to prosecute less influential officials who clearly broke the law, such as Lois Lerner.

In September, Justice Department announced it would not charge former IRS official Lois Lerner in the highly controversial IRS scandal, which saw numerous Conservative groups allegedly targeted by the Department.

Documents released in July 2016...

06:50

ASEAN Summit Protesters Burn Effigy Of Trump Depicted As Hitler Weasel Zippers

The entire left side of the American political spectrum nods in approval.

06:49

TRUMP WON'T REALLY DESTROY THE GOP ESTABLISHMENT No More Mister Nice Blog

Frank Rich believes that the Republican Establishment can't possibly come back, even in a post-Trump era, because Donald Trump represents a large group of angry sans-culotte populists who pre-date him (they're the same voters who flocked to George Wallace, or their descendants), and they won't go away now, even if Trump leaves office soon:

The idea that the pre-Trump GOP will make a post-Trump comeback to vanquish these forces is laughable. Old-line Establishment Republicans in the Senate and the House, even very conservative ones like Flake, are engaging in self-deportation, as Mitt Romney might say, rather than face a firing squad in the primaries. The Trumpists will with time expunge the rest, including Paul Ryan (whom Bannon has dismissed as a limp-dick motherfucker who was born in a petri dish at the Heritage Foundation, according to Joshua Green in The Devils Bargain). Its a replay of the purge of the 1960s, when the reinvented GOP shaped by Goldwater, Nixon, and the southern strategy shoved aside the likes of Nelson Rockefeller and George Romney. Given that 89 percent of Republicans voted for Trump in November and that 80 percent of todays GOP voters reliably give Trump favorable approval ratings no matter what he has said or done since, that means only a fifth of those Americans identifying as Republicans are (possibly) Never Trumpers.
There's truth in this, but what Jeet Heer wrote a hile back is more persuasive to me:
Whats striking is that this so-called war between the establishment and the populists always ends in the same way: with the establishment absorbing elements of the populist agenda to win elections. Seen in this light, these so-called insurgencies or civil wars never really hurt the Republican Party. Rather, they give it more energy by riling up the base.
It wasn't so long ago that there were prominent pro-choice Republicans. (As late as 2008, Tom Ridge, a pro-choice former Pennsylvania governor, was on the GOP's vice presidential short list.) Now there are none. It wasn't long ago that some Republicans still believed in addressing the problem of climate change. (The McCain campaign supported cap-and-trade.) And let's not even talk about immigration. The party has moved to the right on these issues, and most Republicans who were once more moderate on these issues have fallen in lockstep....

06:40

Demystifying US and Israeli Power by Susan Cain and Mark Mason (must-read) Dandelion Salad

by Susan Cain and Mark Mason Guest Writers, Dandelion Salad Mark Mason, PhD crossposted from The Real News Network, Nov. 13, 2015 previously posted November 24, 2015 November 13, 2017 Government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex. ~ Frank Zappa Introduction If paying attention to the mass media, one would think that politicians []

06:31

Trumps Attacks on the Iran Deal Are Driving Allies Away From the U.S. The Intercept

People walk amongst rubble from destroyed buildings in an outer neighborhood of the Old City in West Mosul on November 6, 2017 in Mosul, Iraq.

06:30

Turkish PM Erdogan Says Idea Of Moderate Islam Invented By West To Weaken Muslims Weasel Zippers

Islamophobe! Via RT: The idea of moderate Islam was invented by the West and is being used to weaken the ancient religion, Turkeys President Recep Erdogan has said in reference to Saudi Arabias reforms, while also lashing out at the EUs discrimination of Muslims. Last month, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, []

06:24

06:16

It Begins GOP Lawmakers Call on AG Sessions to Investigate Hillary Clinton Crimes or Resign The Gateway Pundit

Disgruntled Republican lawmakers are beginning to voice the same displeasure over the inaction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as many conservatives have for months. The calls for Sessions to investigate the corruption surrounding Hillary Clinton and James Comey are growing louder.

The people want justice. 

On Monday, GOP Congressmen Jim Jordan and Matt Gaertz called on Sessions to probe the FBIs investigation into Hillary Clinton private email use or resign.

Washington Times reports:

Its time for Jeff Sessions to name a Special Counsel and get answers for the American people. If not, he should step down, the congressmen said in a piece for FoxNews.com.

They said Mr. Comeys decision to draft an exoneration letter regarding Mrs. Clinton months before the end of the investigation, and well before the FBI talked to her, was troubling.

So, they said, was Mr. Comeys handling of the anti-Trump dossier. They said if it was so concerning, the director should have briefed the president-elect well before the Jan. 6 briefing Mr. Comey delivered.

And the congressmen said the 2010 deal that saw the U.S. approve sale of uranium to Russian interests demands a more thorough investigation, saying it calls into question the independence of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing Trump campaign figures work with Russia.

In a fiery speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) warned the U.S. is at risk of a coup detat, unless Special Counsel Robert Mueller resigns or is fired.

Gaetzs concern about Mueller mirrors his views Clinton. Unless Mueller, Clinton and Comey face accountability, the corruption they engaged in will go unpunished.

06:14

President Trump Bilateral Meeting With Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Last Refuge

[White House] President Donald J. Trump met today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in Manila, Philippines. The two leaders discussed the comprehensive strategic partnership between the United States and India and their shared commitment to a free and Continue reading

06:12

Immigrant Day Laborers Confront a Perfect Storm of Exploitation in Hurricane Harvey Cleanup The Intercept

Poster for Fe y Justicia Worker Center, a safe space for low-wage workers to learn about their rights and organize to improve working conditions.

06:10

Poll: Confidence In Job Market Jumps To 7 Year High Weasel Zippers

MSM the sky is falling narrative hardest hit. Via Rasmussen: The government jobs report for October showed the hurricane-hit U.S. economy rebounding strongly, with the unemployment rate down now to 4.1%, the lowest level since 2000. No wonder that confidence in the job market has risen to a new high. A new Rasmussen Reports national []

06:04

Sean Hannity Calls Out Keurig For Caving to Media Matters Keurig CEO Sends Bizarre Memo in Response The Gateway Pundit

As TGPs Kristinn Taylor first reported, Keurig faced a boycott by outraged fans of conservative heavyweight Sean Hannity after the company caved to Soros Media Matters after the group smeared Hannity over his comments about Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore and accusations reported by the Washington Post that Moore preyed on teenage girls when he was in his early thirties.

Conservatives destroyed their Keurig machines and posted the videos to social media in protest.

Hannity was getting a kick out of it and thanked his loyal following!

05:50

Chelsea Handler Tweeted About Trump And Rape And Juanita Broaddrick Didnt Hold Back Weasel Zippers

Bam! Via Daily Caller: Juanita Broaddrick slammed comedian Chelsea Handler over a tweet the comedian made imagining what it must be like for an alleged rapist to be elected to a seat of power. Handlers tweet referenced the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and asked what message young girls might receive if []

05:30

McConnell Calls For Roy Moore To Step Aside Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations, I Believe The Women Weasel Zippers

Via Daily Caller: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he believes the women who claim Roy Moore dated them when they were minors, adding that the Alabama Republican Senate candidate should step aside. I believe the women, McConnell said at a press conference in Louisville. I think he should step aside. The Washington []

05:30

Goodell reportedly asking for $50M salary plus lifetime private jet & health insurance in contract talks Fellowship of the Minds

After all the damage that has been done to the NFL under his leadership, Goodell has the nerve to ask for this (if true). Wow. From Fox News: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly has requested nearly $50 million per year Continue reading

05:26

Syrian Immigrant Arrested for Raping Pony at German Zoo The Gateway Pundit

Theyre not sending their best.

A 23-year-old Syrian immigrant was arrested after raping a pony at the Goelitzer Park childrens zoo in Berlin, Germany.

The Sun reported:

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a pony at a childrens zoo in Germany.

The 23-year-old Syrian man was reportedly spotted at the Kinderbauernhof (childrens farm) area of Goelitzer Park, in Berlin, by a babysitter who was visiting the zoo with a child.

The incident happened at around 3pm on November 3 in front of horrified visitors, local media reported.

A mum told the Berliner Morgenpost: My babysitter was at Goerlitzer Park with our son when they witnessed the man carrying out a sexual act on the pony.

The woman said her babysitter had informed park staff about the incident but is unwilling to talk about it any further because it was too traumatising.

A zoo employee told the German newspaper that the babysitter had taken a photo of the man as he committed the act, and immediately contacted park staff, who called the police.

Coming to a zoo near you
Neigh means Neigh

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05:21

Trumps EPA Chemical Safety Nominee May Be Too Toxic Even for Republicans The Intercept

Massive conflicts of interest no longer stand in the way of confirmation to the Environmental Protection Agencys highest posts, as Scott Pruitt, the EPAs sworn enemy, demonstrated when he ascended to the agencys top job. Last Thursday, the Senate confirmed a second highly conflicted EPA nominee, fossil fuel lobbyist Bill Wehrum, who will now oversee air pollution protections despite his clear record of working to undermine those very same protections. With only one Republican opposing Wehrum, the 49-47 vote was a reminder of how little Senate Republicans expect of those who are meant to protect us from environmental threats.

Yet Michael Dourson, the industry scientist Trump nominated to head EPAs Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, may be unable to clear even this low bar. Though the Senates Environment and Public Works committee voted to advance Wehrums and Doursons nominations at the same October 25 hearing, only Wehrums advanced to the floor of the Senate, an indication that Republicans dont yet have the votes to confirm Dourson.

Resistance to his nomination is coming from red states that have been directly harmed by chemicals Dourson has defended on behalf of industry. The senators from West Virginia, for example, might have been expected to fall in line behind Dourson. But in a hearing last month, West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito questioned the nominee about his involvement with two chemicals that have affected her state: PFOA and MCHM, both of which, Capito said, had very much touched the lives of my fellow West Virginians. Capito, who didnt respond to inquiries for this story, has yet to announce how she will vote.

Dourson was responsible for setting a state standard for PFOA that was thousands of times higher than the EPAs current safety level. His consulting company Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment also worked on MCHM, one of the chemicals that spilled into West Virginias Elk River in 2014, leaving some 300,000 people without drinking water.

West Virginias other senator, Joe Manchin, announced his intention to vote against Dourson last month. Though a Democrat, Manchin often votes with Republicans, but not this time. West Virginia is unfortunately familiar with the dangers that can arise when we neglect to properly comply with and enforce our chemical regulations, Manchin said in a statement.

Dourson is also...

05:11

Judge Roy Moore Responds To Mitch McConnell Amid Calls To Bow Out of AL Senate Race The Gateway Pundit

Judge Roy Moore is under siege from the mainstream media and political class after the Washington Post published sexual advancement allegations against the Alabama GOP Senate candidate. 

On Thursday the far left Washington Post accused Judge Moore of dating a 14 year-old girl in 1979.

Judge Moore has denied the charges and says hes going to reveal the motivations behind the WaPo hit piece in the next few days.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters today that Moore should drop out of the race.

When asked if he believes the allegations, McConnell replied, I believe the women, yes.

McConnell is looking into supporting a write-in candidate.

Moore responded to McConnell on Twitter, saying The person who should step aside is @SenateMajLdr Mitch McConnell. He has failed conservatives and must be replaced. 

05:07

Rand Paul Announces Return to Senate for First Time Since Being Assaulted: Im Still in a Good Deal of Pain Weasel Zippers

His attacker may be looking at federal charges this week. Via Free Beacon: Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) announced his return to the Senate on Monday after an assault that left him with broken ribs and bruised lungs. Paul was violently tackled while mowing the lawn at his Bowling Green, Kentucky home on Nov. 3. []

05:00

The Writer's Life: Leaving a Permanent Trace of Who You Were DownWithTyranny!


Matt Taibbi, Mark Ames and a sample eXile cover (source)

by Gaius Publius

Nothing catches the writer's life from the inside like this piece from Matt Taibbi.

He wrote the following paragraphs as part of a long apology responding to criticisms of his life and writing as a younger man in Russia at the expat publication The eXile with Mark Ames. If you want to read the piece for that for the apology and explanation of what was happening at The eXile please click the link and do so. For now, I want to focus on an observation Taibbi makes about one of the problems of being a lifelong writer.

After detailing all that he's now ashamed of in his earlier writing, he notes one of the unique problems faced by public artists, and especially by non-fiction writers. The job of a non-fiction writer is to expose your thoughts. The problem since writers grow up in public, every wrong turn they make to achieve maturity lives forever, and also in public.

Taibbi starts:
Since I was a boy, all I ever wanted to be was a writer. Thats the irony of this week. I Cant Breathe is the book I spent thirty years learning to write. Writers often speak self-referentially about finding their voice, but the painful and complex story of Eric Garners life and death is one I found had to be told without my voice, without linguistic cartwheels or jokes or any of the other circus tricks I learned to use to sustain my financial career over the years.

When you finally get to this place as a writer, there is an incredible sense of relief and pride. I felt that last week once I Cant Breathe hit the shelves. But at the exact moment when I was finally disappearing from public view in the right way, I ruined it all by becoming an Internet scandal.
Thus starts the eXile explanations. Note, if you read this part, that Taibbi describes the writing in The eXile as "gratuitous viciousness, ... often demeaning and misogynistic content, and generally mean-spirited [in] tone."

He then says:
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04:26

Democratic Congressional Candidate Arrested for Stalking in New Mexico Weasel Zippers

Will this get as much attention as the Roy Moore case? Im guessing not. Via Free Beacon: A Democrat running for Congress in New Mexicos second district was found and arrested at an apartment complex in Albuquerque on Friday, nearly two weeks after an arrest warrant was issued for him. David Alcon is now behind []

04:10

WOW! Fusion GPS Worked With Russia To Plot Bankers Murder New Details Emerge About Donald Trump Jr. Meeting The Gateway Pundit

Fusion GPS, the firm behind the infamous Trump dossier, allegedly assisted the Russian government in an attempt to imprison or murder, banker Bill Browder, a London-based banker who spearheaded the Magnitsky Act, a sanctions law vehemently opposed by the Russian government, reports the Daily Callers Chuck Ross. 

Daily Caller reports:

Browder made the allegation in response to the recent revelation that Fusion GPS and its founder Glenn Simpson compiled what he says is false information about him that was given to Yuri Chaika, Russias prosecutor general, and to Donald Trump Jr. during the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

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It was previously known that the Washington, D.C-based Fusion GPSs investigation of Browder was beneficial to the Russian government and its effort to reverse the Magnitsky Act. But it was revealed only last week that information Fusion collected on Browder was shared directly with Chaika, whose position is the Russian equivalent of the U.S. attorney general.

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Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian attorney who attended the Trump Tower meeting, is who provided both Chaika and Trump Jr. with the Fusion-generated information on Browder. She took a four-page report into the June 9, 2016 Trump Tower meeting, which was attended by Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

Veselnitskaya worked with Simpson, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, on the anti-Browder project. Reuters reported on Thursday that Simpson compiled the research for the Trump Tower memo. And NBC News reported on Friday that similar research put together by Simpson was given by Veselnitskaya to Chaika in Oct. 2015.

As The Gateway Pundit reported,...

04:05

GQ Magazine Names Kaepernick Citizen of the Year Weasel Zippers

Yeah, I dont think so. Sitting on your ass and donating to organizations named after cop killers isnt much of a citizen. Via Free Beacon: GQ Magazine has named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its citizen of the year. The GQ cover features Kaepernick, and says in the top right corner, Men of the []

03:41

Michael Bloomberg, Democrats Pledge To Fulfill Paris Climate Deal Without Trump At German Conference Weasel Zippers

Against the Constitution to make treaties. Via Washington Examiner: Leading political figures from the U.S. said they planned to fulfill what they could of the international Paris climate deal, even though President Trump said the federal government will be pulling out of it. Speaking Saturday at a conference in Bonn, Germany, for world leaders who []

03:35

A Chance at New Life for an LES Community Hub The Indypendent

After fighting for almost 20 years to save and regain a beloved neighborhood community space, Lower East Side activists finally heard encouraging words from City Hall in October but the promise is still a way from becoming reality.

At a town meeting Oct. 12, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city had an interest in reacquiring the former Charas community center, that Rudolph Giulianis administration selling it to a private developer in 1998 was a mistake and it was time to right the wrongs of the past.

Were ecstatic, City Councilmember Rosie Mendez told The Indypendent before a rally at City Hall on Nov. 6 but Charas supporters are still waiting for more details.

The building, a former public school at 605 East Ninth Street, has been vacant since 2001, when developer Gregg Singer was finally able to evict Charas. Singer has been trying for years to convert the space into student housing, but has been stymied by neighborhood opposition and his inability to satisfy restrictions in the buildings deed that say it must be used exclusively as a community facility.

Most recently, the city Department of Buildings denied him a permit to convert part of the building into a dormitory for Adelphi University, on the grounds that to qualify as a bona fide dorm, it had to be entirely for full-time students at an institution with at least a 10-year lease. Under Singers plan, says longtime Save Charas Committee organizer Susan Howard, anyone with a student ID could rent a room there, so it could be a for-profit hostel. Singer appealed the denial to the city Board of Standards and Appeals last month.

The abandoned P.S. 64 was taken over in 1979 by a group of neighborhood activists that included Armando Perez, Chino Garcia and the late poet Bimbo Rivas, who coined Loisaida as a Spanglish name for the neighborhood. For more than 20 years, Charas was a center for activism, arts and social services such as computer, construction-skills and English-for-immigrants classes. Its theater hosted the 1983 premiere of Joes Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, the first full-length feature by film student Spike Lee.

But in 1996, the Giuliani administration decided to sell three city-owned Lower East Side buildings that were occupied by community arts centers: Charas, Clemente Soto Velez (CSV) and ABC No Rio. CSV worked out a deal to retain its building and ABC No Rio did too after several years of protest and litigation. But Charas was auctioned off to Singer for $3.15 million, despite protesters disrupting the proceedings by releasing 10,000 live crickets.

Singer didnt realize that he had a community and a body of supporters who were watchdogs.

It was widely believed in the neighborhood that the sale was revenge for Armando Perez organizing a voter-registration drive that scared the districts City Councilmember, pro-gentrification Giuliani Democrat Antonio Pag...

03:20

Sen. Amy Klobaucher Raises Expelling Roy Moore For Assault Allegations If Hes Elected Weasel Zippers

The Dems will have to clean their own house first. Via Washington Examiner: Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar raised the prospect of expelling Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore from the Senate once hes sworn-in to office, should he win, due to the sexual harassment and assault allegations made against him. Four women came forward to []

03:15

Nehlen to Ryan: Judge Moore Was Falsely Accused, But You Are Guilty Of Spending Filthy Pedo Dollars The Gateway Pundit

Paul Nehlen, conservative primary challenger of Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin, released a statement Monday on Paul Ryans attacks on Judge Roy Moore.

Nehlen accuses Paul Ryan of attacking Moore for 38-year-old allegations while accepting dirty donations from disgraced deviant Denny Hastert.

Delavan, WI Republican congressional candidate Paul Nehlen is calling on Speaker Ryan to account for his use of dirty donations from disgraced deviant Denny Hastert, former Speaker of the House, and a frequent contributor to Ryans campaign.

Of all the politicians to fail to defend Judge Roy Moore against false allegations, Paul Ryan enjoys special place in the pantheon of hypocrisy Nehlen began.

Speaker Ryan has created an atmosphere where the Democrats can falsely smear a righteous candidate with stories of moral impropriety, Nehlen said. This is exceptional from man who himself is on record taking money from a convicted pedophile. I ask, what funhouse mirror do you have to use to look yourself in the face, Ryan? Nehlen continued.

Other recipients of Denny Hasterts money saw the error in their ways, but the Witless Washington Wonk used the We Spent It defense when he should have rightly gathered a pile of funds and demonstrated the concept of fungibility he so often lectures us plebes on, Nehlen said.

Ryan wont drain the swamp, but Judge Moore will, Nehlen asserted. Thats why the fake conservatives like Paul Ryan are lining up against Judge Moore. They know their day of reckoning is close at hand.

The Washington Post hasnt done a single good thing for the people of Alabama in the last 40 years, so its hardly surprising that nobody in Alabama believes WaPo over Judge Moore, a man who has made significant personal sacrifices for his beliefs and those of his fellow Alabamians, Nehlen said.

Paul Ryan keeping Denny Hasterts sticky donations ought to disqualify Ryan from making judgements on anyone accused of moral impropriety, especially Judge Moore, who to this day denies the accusations, while Ryan gleefully benefits from his position because of his pedophile payroll partner, Nehlen concluded.

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03:08

A Progressive Muslim Candidate Wants to Flip a Florida District. Hell Have to Beat Both Parties to Do It. The Intercept

Some of the campaign materials for Ahmad Hussam Saadaldin are shown to the photographer at his campaign office in Temple Terrace, Fla. on Nov. 1, 2017.

03:00

EXCLUSIVE ROGER STONE FOR TGP: The Fly In The Chinese Ointment The Gateway Pundit

BY ROGER J. STONE JR.

President Donald Trump just took the longest trip by a president to Asia since Richard Nixon traveled to China in 1972, President Trump is Thinking Big. He has to as the stakes are high and our countrys national security rests on it. He visited Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The United States and North Korea are on the precipice of nuclear war. President Trump has inherited a failed 25 year policy dating back as far as the Clinton administration. North Korea may have as many 60 nuclear warheads. In mid-October, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that North Korea is only a few months away from perfecting its nuclear capability to be able to launch an ICBM onto the West Coast.

The Little Rocket Man Kim Jong-un seems intent on heading into a confrontation with President Trump. Only three weeks into Trumps term, Kim launched a medium-sized ICBM while the President hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago. Since Trump was sworn into the presidency, Little Rocket Man has ordered 15 separate tests and launched 22 missiles, some over Japan. This past September, Kim tested a nuclear bomb which registered the equivalent of a 6.3 earthquake with a yield of 100 kilotons, seven times as strong as the bomb over Hiroshima. Kim has an open threat to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean which means that he may very well have both nuclear and hydrogen capabilities.

At the same time, President Trump, who is overseeing the greatest domestic economic growth this decade, has to reassert American dominance over the unfair trade imbalances which have been championed by H.W. Bush to Obama. He will have ample opportunity on this trip to educate the Asia theater on Americas new stance Fair Trade!

Pres. Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping who was just reinstated as the Chinese leader during last weeks 19th National Congress with no clear successor in the third leg of the trip. This was the most important stop and followed Japan and South Korea where the president asserted Americas determined cooperation with its two strongest allies to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.

President Trump, to his credit in his short time in office, has gotten the strongest cooperation with the Chinese government cooperation against North Korea compared to any of his predecessors. In 2017, China has agreed to multiple sanction efforts against Kim in 2017 including cutting energy exports, closing North Korean businesses in China and cutting coal and t...

02:40

Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Sparks Outrage After Blasting Merkel and EUs Suicidal Open Borders Policy The Gateway Pundit

Karl Lagerfeld is the creative genius behind Chanel, Fendi, H&M and Chloe made headlines this week for his criticism of Europes suicidal open borders policies.

Lagerfeld landed in hot water after criticizing the EUs suicide.

Lagerfeld told a French radio program it was insane for Europe to import millions of Muslims from the third world.

The truth is now hate speech in the Western World according to liberals.

Just wondering Is there any way to put this guy in charge of DHS instead of the current loon who was nominated?

AFP reported:

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has sparked outrage by evoking the Holocaust as he attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for opening the countrys borders to migrants.

One cannot even if there are decades between them kill millions of Jews so you can bring millions of their worst enemies in their place, he told a French television show.

I know someone in Germany who took a young Syrian and after four days said, The greatest thing Germany invented was the Holocaust,' he added.

Several hundred people lodged official complaints about Lagerfelds comments, the French media regulator said Monday after he appeared on the Salut les terriens! (Hello Earthlings!) talkshow on the C8 channel on Saturday.

The veteran Chanel designer, who was born in Hamburg just as Adolf Hitler came to power, had earlier lambasted Merkel for taking more than one million asylum seekers since the migrant crisis of 2015.

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02:38

Child Free Movement: Millennials in their 20s are getting sterilized Fellowship of the Minds

Millennials, aka Generation Y, are those born from the early 1980s to the mid-1990s or early 2000s. The U.S. Census Bureau uses the dates 1982-2000, which would mean Millennials are 17 to 35 years old. Often the children of the Continue reading

02:30

Sticker shock coming with Californias new legalized marijuana market Fellowship of the Minds

Government is going to be in charge. What else would you expect to happen? From ABC News: Californias legal marijuana marketplace is coming with a kaleidoscope of new taxes and fees that could influence where its grown, how pot cookies Continue reading

02:23

BOOM! Matt Drudge Shows WaPo Whos Boss After Paper Smears Him As Russian Operative The Gateway Pundit

Conservative media icon Matt Drudge laced into the Washington Post Monday morning for its preposterous piece suggesting hes a Russian operative for linking to Russia Today, Sputnik and U.S.-based InfoWars. 

Newsflash WaPoDrudge sends you TONS OF TRAFFIC!

And the Drudge included a friendly reminder this morning:

Drudge reminded his nearly 550k Twitter followers that Drudge Report gives Washington Post a staggering 37% of its referral traffic.

Despite acknowledging the media business can be brutal, the Washington Post has yet to thank Drudge for the mass amount of traffic he sends them.

Ive linked to @washingtonpost over 10,000X in 25 years of doing DRUDGEREPORT. I currently give them 37% of their referral traffic, according to http://similarweb.com . Its a brutal business. Not even a thank you. Instead: YOURE A RUSSIAN OPERATIVE!, tweeted Drudge.

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02:22

Moonbat Sen. Elizabeth Warren: GOP Tax Cuts Cruel, Vicious, And Un-American Weasel Zippers

Fauxcahontas via the Soros-funded left wing group, MoveOn.org:

02:00

Bill Gates Firm Buys Arizona Land For $80 Million To Create Smart City Weasel Zippers

Lib elitists only. Via Fox News: A real estate investment firm owned by Bill Gates recently bought a giant plot of land in Arizona for $80 million to be developed into a smart city. Arizona-based Belmont Partners, one of Gates investment firms, purchased close to 25,000 acres of land in Tonopah, around 50 miles west []

01:49

Juanita Broaddrick WRECKS Chelsea Handler for Comparing Judge Roy Moore to a Rapist The Gateway Pundit

Chelsea Handler is not only bad at comedy, but bad at Twitter, as well. The washed up wackstress, took to Twitter Sunday to compare Judge Roy Moore to a rapist. 

Daily Caller reports:

Juanita Broaddrick slammed comedian Chelsea Handler over a tweet the comedian made imagining what it must be like for an alleged rapist to be elected to a seat of power.

Handlers tweet referenced the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and asked what message young girls might receive if a man can molest a young girl and then get elected to the U.S. Senate. She told her followers to imagine that scenario.

Broaddrick responded with I can imagine.

I understand that republicans in Alabama want a republican, so you do have the option of writing in Luther Strange rather than voting for someone accused of pedophilia. If enough people write in Luther Strange, he can win. Imagine being molested by an older man. Then that man denies ever doing it and then goes on and gets elected to United States senate. What kind of message does that send to young girls everywhere? And men to all the men who abuse women?, tweeted Handler.

Broaddrick absolutely wrecked Handler with this bea...

01:41

Leadership: President Trump Jumps to 46% Approval Despite Continued Media Attacks The Gateway Pundit

President Trump jumped to 46% approval in the latest Rasmussen poll.

Rasmussen reported:

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trumps job performance. Fifty-three percent (53%) disapprove.

The latest figures include 30% who Strongly Approve of the way the president is performing and 44% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14. (see trends)

The government jobs report for October showed the hurricane-hit U.S. economy rebounding strongly, with the unemployment rate down now to 4.1%, the lowest level since 2000. Well tell you at 10:30 how Americans view the job market these days.

Economic confidence remains high. The latest Rasmussen Reports Consumer Spending Updateshows that Americans are ready to spend for the holidays.

Trump hugged a Vietnam War veteran after he started crying during the Presidents speech in Vietnam.

The liberal media ignored this story like most stories that are favorable to President Trump.

Can you imagine where Trumps approval would be without the US Pravda media?

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01:39

North Korea: Reckless Remarks By An Old Lunatic Like Trump Wont Stop Our Nuclear Weapons Program Weasel Zippers

Speaking of lunatics. Via NYDN: North Koreas Foreign Ministry on Saturday issued its first official statement on President Donald Trumps trip to Asia, slamming Trump for trying to denuclearize the North. The ministry said that Trumps trip is a warmongers trip for confrontation with our country, trying to remove our self-defensive nuclear deterrent. It accused []

01:32

Yemen - Having Lost The War Saudis Try Genocide - Media Complicit Moon of Alabama

Fakenews: Saudi Arabia ends its blockade of Yemens ports and airports - Daily Mail Saudi-led coalition says will reopen Yemen ports - Anadolu Yemeni ports to reopen for aid, says Saudi Arabia - Deutsche Welle ... From the last link:...

01:17

Bernie Sanders Suggests The U.S. Should Emulate Canadas Free Healthcare System Weasel Zippers

Not free, is at no cost to the participants. Via Rare: Senator Bernie Sanders visited the University of Toronto in late October. The highlight of Sanders trip was a speech where he insisted the United States look to Canada for guidance on how to win those rights from profit-hungry companies. He called our current system []

01:00

The Unbearable Blandness of John Kasich Matt Forney

NOTE: This article was originally published at Right On on March 20, 2016. Im re-posting it here as the site is now defunct.

John Kasich has stayed in the presidential race against all odds by positioning himself as a safe pragmatist among inexperienced ideologues. However, his nice guy persona is a ruse to hide his blatant contempt for his supporters and Americans in general.

John Kasich is the Mr. Magoo of the presidential race, an unassuming dolt who somehow manages to survive even as he constantly blunders into danger. A long-time Republican insider and governor of a state nobody cares about, Kasichs candidacy was such a joke that when Magyar Hirlaps Mariann ry asked me to describe him in one line, I replied, Who? In a regular election cycle, hed have been bounced out of the race after the first couple of primaries.

But were not in a regular election cycle, and Kasichs campaign is still going even after seemingly stronger candidates such as Ben Carson and Jeb Bush have bowed out. Kasich made only a handful of appearances in Iowa (which is why I was unable to cover him when I was reporting on the caucuses), instead pouring his energy into New Hampshire, whose secular voters were more receptive to his results-oriented platform. After Marco Rubio had a major malfunction at the eighth GOP debate, Governor Milquetoast was able to steal much of his support for a second-place finish in the Granite State.

Since then, the GOP establishments worst nightmare has continued to unfold. Kasich, Rubio, and Ted Cruz have each maintained strong levels of support in the primaries, keeping them in the race and preventing the party from uniting behind an anti-Trump nominee. In particular, Kasich has performed well in the Northeast and Midwest, running a close second behind Trump in Vermont, and has been picking up steam thanks to Little Marcos small penis insults against the Donald.

But who would support Kasich? Say what you will about the other candidates in the race; they at least have some kind of hook. For all his repulsiveness, Cruz genuinely appeals to the Republicans Christian base, while Rubios ethnically ambiguous background, male model looks, and vacuous speeches have made him the GOPs favorite token minority. John Kasich is so devoid of personality that he probably gets an erection from watching the Golf Channel. Whod vote for this walking pile of mulch?

I got my answer when I attended...

00:59

Disgrace: Colin Kaepernick Named Man of the Year by GQ For Trashing Police and Kneeling During Anthem The Gateway Pundit

GQ Magazine published their Man of the Year Award edition on Monday.

Its far left idiot Colin Kaepernick!

What a disgrace.

Colin Kaepernick and the liberal media changed America forever with their protest against the military, police and US flag.
GQ believes this makes him a New American Hero.

Asshat Stephen Colbert was also honored.

Kaepernick started his kneeling protests in response to Black Lives Matter a violent far left group responsible for destroying dozens of businesses and behind several dead police officers.

The Black Lives Matter movement was created after Mike Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri after robbing a store, assaulting a business owner, beating a cop and reaching for his gun.

The Far Left media supports this.
They hate America.

MORE.

The post...

00:56

Top Democrats Stage Anti-Trump Revolt At Bonn Climate Summit Weasel Zippers

Scoring points with the Euro weenies. Via Politico: A handful of Democratic governors and scores of other lawmakers and mayors are mounting an insurgency at the United Nations climate conference here, orchestrating a highly choreographed campaign to persuade world leaders that President Donald Trump doesnt speak for the United States on climate change. Several Democratic []

00:47

SNOOPING BREITBARTNIKS DON'T ACTUALLY HAVE TO FIND ANYTHING TO ACCOMPLISH THEIR GOALS No More Mister Nice Blog

Yesterday, Axios reported on Breitbart's dirty diggers:

Steve Bannon has sent two of Breitbart News' top reporters, Matt Boyle and Aaron Klein, to Alabama. Their mission: to discredit the Washington Post's reporting on Roy Moore's alleged sexual misconduct with teenagers.
So far, the Bannon crew doesn't have much:
A story that popped today splashed over the Breitbart homepage contains what the website claims is a major hole in the account of Leigh Corfman, who says Alabama Senate candidate, Moore, made sexual advances on her when she was 14 years old.

Klein reports from Birmingham, Alabama: "Speaking by phone to Breitbart News on Saturday, Corfman's mother, Nancy Wells, 71, says that her daughter did not have a phone in her bedroom during the period that Moore is reported to have allegedly called Corfman purportedly on Corfman's bedroom phone to arrange at least one encounter."

... It's quite a head-scratcher as to why Breitbart thinks this bedroom phone detail matters. As Corfman's mother told Breitbart "the phone in the house could get through to her easily." Wells stands by her daughter's allegations.
A follow-up story is even flimsier:
EXCLUSIVE Mother of Roy Moore Accuser: Washington Post Reporters Convinced My Daughter to Go Public

The mother of Leigh Corfman, who says that Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore tried to engage in a sexual encounter with her when she was 14, told Breitbart News that the Washington Post worked to convince her daughter to give an interview about the allegations against Moore.

Speaking by phone to Breitbart News on Saturday, Corfmans mother, Nancy Wells, 71, further stated that her daughter would not have come forward if it werent for The Post reporters alleged actions.
They're not "alleged actions" -- the original Post story acknowledged that the women quoted were persuaded to come forwar...

00:35

Black Law Professor Teaches Sons To Distrust, Be Suspicious Of White People Weasel Zippers

All white people, not just the police. Via The College Fix: Imagine if The New York Times published a piece by a conservative academic in which the theme is the author teaching his white children that friendships with black people may not be possible. Imagine, too, that part of the authors reasoning was being worried []

00:21

Two Young Black Men Elected To Public Office In Connecticut As Republicans (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout:

Ed Ford Jr. and Tyrell Brown recently made history.

They are the youngest black Republicans ever elected to office in Connecticut a deeply blue state!

WTNH News reports:

Ed Ford Jr. and Tyrell Brown have been best friends since middle school. They each developed a passion for politics at a young age. During their senior year in high school they served as president and vice president of student government.

I met him playing two hand touch football, said Ford, referring to Brown.

Now, theyre 20-year-old juniors in college, who possibly just made history following Tuesdays election. They are believed to be the youngest black Republicans to ever win political office in deep blue Connecticut.

Ford won a seat on the Middletown school board, the same district where he attended public schools. When the results came in I was absolutely euphoric, he remarked.

Brown was elected to the Middletown Planning and Zoning Commission. When I found out I won I said okay, time to get to work.

Both freely admit some of their friends and family question if they are ready for rough and tumble Connecticut politics.

If you have the will to do it, if you have the passion to do it, go do it now, Ford said.

Here is the video;:

How fantastic for these young men! Congratulations!

H/T to Weasel Zippers!

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00:21

Mocking Trump Doesnt Prove Russias Guilt Consortiumnews

Exclusive: President Trump is getting mocked for trusting Vladimir Putins denial about meddling in U.S. politics and not accepting Official Washingtons groupthink but ridicule isnt evidence, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern If the bloody debacle

Monday, 13 November

23:44

Bush Family Bashes President Trump for His Brash Courage Cant See Their Passivity Resulted in Criminal and Corrupt Obama Years The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

Former Bush Presidents Silent on Obama, Friends with Clintons, But Critical of President Trump?  Their Actions Are in Part Why Son and Brother Jeb Got Destroyed!

In a new book coming out soon, former Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush express their discontent with Americas current President and fellow Republican Donald J. Trump

In surprisingly undiplomatic terms for elder statesmen, George W. Bushand his father, George H.W. Bush, bash President Trump in a soon-to-be released book. While both of the former presidents vowed when they left office not to speak ill of their successors a pledge theyve kept for the most part theres just something about Donald J. Trump that they cant stand.

Bush the elder, 93, was blunt, even crass, calling the president of the United States a fellow Republican a blowhard.

I dont like him,Bush the Old said in May 2016, according to the upcoming book The Last Republicans, written byMark Updegrove. I dont know much about him, but I know hes a blowhard. And Im not too excited about him being a leader. Rather than being motivated by public service,Mr. Bush said, Mr. Trump seemed to be driven by a certain ego.
George the Younger echoed his father, saying, As you know from looking at my family, humility is a certain heritage. Thats what they expect, and were not seeing that in Trump. (Note to truly humble people out there: Its not humble to point out your humility.)

The Bush family may have thought their efforts to submit to Democrats and the mainstream media (MSM) were hu...

23:30

In the UK, drag queens used in nurseries to help 2-year-olds learn about LBGT issues Fellowship of the Minds

Indoctrinating young UK childrenjust being good little commies. From Daily Mirror: Drag queens are being sent into nurseries to help children embrace their individuality and learn about LGBT tolerance. Call centre worker Tom Canham is the brainchild behind Drag Continue reading

22:55

Poland Was Disappeared By Germany and Russia More Than Once, Including By Nazi Germany; Poland Opposed Visit By US Neo-Nazi With Kremlin Ties Richard Spencer And Others Who Propagate Ideas That Are Racist, Anti-Semitic And Xenophobic Mining Awareness +

Remember that Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union (Russia) signed the MolotovRibbentrop Pact, the Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the USSR, on 23 August 1939 and they jointly invaded Poland. The agreement was in place until Hitler launched an attack on the USSR in Eastern Poland on 22 June 1941 (Operation Barbarossa): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MolotovRibbentrop_Pact Both ethnic Poles and Jewish Poles suffered greatly at the hands of the Nazis, who even wiped Poland from the map, with the help of Russia (USSR).

Prior to 1918, Poland had been partitioned among its neighbours and wiped off the map of Europe for more than 120 years. http://www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/334660,Poland-celebrates-Independence-Day
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22:00

An Early Winner Emerges In Trumps War On Opioids Disobedient Media

Insurance companies and federal regulators step up to marginalize oxycontin

21:39

People Have Become A Sort of Radioactive Waste: Mayak Is Everywhere Mining Awareness +

Mayak is everywhere. Rosatom may be polluting a Mayak near you: by reprocessing spent nuclear fuel from your nearby nuclear power station, by building a nuclear power station that will later send its spent fuel to Russia for reprocessing, or by loading your neighbouring nuclear plant with reprocessed uranium fuel from Mayak. Rosatoms operation in Mayak illustrates that the nuclear industry is not interested in people. After all, 60 years since the disaster the people around Mayak are a sort of radioactive waste. http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/nuclear-reaction/Mayak-anniversary-radioactive-waste-rosatom/blog/60344 Not just in Russia, but Russias loves to broadcast the problems in the US and elsewhere, whereas Greenpeace and Bellona are among the few who raise the alarm about Russia. Rosatom is owned by the Russian government and answers to President Putin.

From Greenpeace: People have become a sort of radioactive waste.
Blogpost by Jan Haverkamp 29 September, 2017 at 14:30
Those words were spoken to me by the Russian human rights lawyer, Nadezhda Kutepova. For years she, with her NGO, Planet of Hopes, defended people who suffer in one of the most radioactively polluted places on this planet: the area surrounding the nuclear waste and reprocessing complex, Mayak, in Russias Southern Urals. Kutepova continues to stand up for her people from Paris where she has been exiled to because she was no longer safe in her home town. She made the comment when we were discussing the latest radiation measurement findings that Greenpeace published this week. http://act.gp/2wimBN2

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19:48

Theres a New Wells Fargo Scandal Neritam

Beginning in at least in 2009, Wells Fargo teamed up with a home warranty firm to foist a product on unsuspecting mortgage customers, according to a new investigation bubbling up in the Wall Street trade press. The story was first reported by The Capitol Forum, a paywalled investigative site catering to policymakers and investors, and []

19:12

The special ops tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google Neritam

In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick novel, Tom Cruise plays a police officer in the LAPD pre-crime unit. Using the premonitions of sentient mutants called pre-cogs, the police are able to predict when someone is going to commit a crime before it happens, swooping down from helicopters and arresting []

19:05

U.S. Libertarian Think Tank Is Remaking Latin American Politics Neritam

A libertarian think tank called the Atlas Network is remaking Latin American politics with the help of powerful conservative institutions and funders in the United States, some of whom you may recognize, like the Koch brothers. the Atlas Network is behind dozens of prominent groups that have supported right-wing forces in the antigovernment movement in []

19:01

Midnight Meme Of The Day! DownWithTyranny!


-by Noah

Me miserable! Which way shall I fly
Infinite wrath and infinite despair?
Which way I fly is hell; myself am hell;
And in the lowest deep a lower deep,
Still threat'ning to devour me, opens wide,
To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven.


-John Milton, Paradise Lost

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Does it really matter if Netanyahu ends up behind bars? Neritam

Background noise was the way Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu characterised the decision of his former chief of staff, Ari Harow, to become a state witness. The following day, the prime ministers press officer declared for the 100th time that Nothing will happen, because nothing happened. Despite his relentless effort to paint a []

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Liberal Media Brags About Getting Revenge on President Trump with Awkward Handshake Photo The Gateway Pundit

The American media has been trying to undermine the success of President Donald Trumps 12-day Asia tour with dishonest reporting about fish feeding, Japanese cars, grandstanding reporters at press conferences and now revenge photography.

The Washington Post headlined an article about a photograph of Trump awkwardly shaking hands with leaders at the ASEAN summit in the Philippines on Monday that was posted to Twitter by New York Times photographer Doug Mills, News photographer who protested White House restrictions on access gets revenge with revealing shot of Trump.

The photo is not the one in the Post tweet of the article. Here is the Mills photo, which appears to show Trump grimacing, .@realDonaldTrump joins other leaders in a handshake with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, right, during the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit

Of all the mocking comments below Mills tweet of the photo, one contrary comment from an experienced hand stood out, A better question may be to ask why this photo of hundreds of clicks was used.

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An American viceroy Neritam

discussion earlier this week that the former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince had with CNNs Erin Burnett, talking about his plans, the proposal that he put forward to President Trump for Afghanistan. ERIK PRINCE: You have to put someone in charge. There has to be a lead federal official, or, in this case, almost a bankruptcy []

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November 13th 2017 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #298 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

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Indonesian Supreme Court Terminates Water Privatization Neritam

One of the last acts of the Suharto dictatorship in 1997 was illegal privatization of Jakarta Citys water services. Finally the 20-year long legal fight was came to an end. The Indonesian Supreme Court on October 9, 2017 announced that it ruled against privatization of water services in Jakarta. In its verdict, the Supreme Court []

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Monday November 13th 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

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*Update: Video Added* President Trump Speech To ASEAN Summit Manila Philippines 11:30pm EST (Delayed See Update) The Last Refuge

President Donald J. Trump will begin to wrap up his extended 11-day visit to Asia with a speech during the ASEAN Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center, Manila, Philippines. UPDATE Video Added: [TRANSCRIPT] PRESIDENT TRUMP: President Duterte, Continue reading

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Switch off your mobiles at 11 am on 11/11 Neritam

Join #NoAadhaar#NoMobile #SwitchOff #AadhaarFree November Earlier this year, the government ordered us to link our mobile connections to our Aadhaar numbers or have our mobile connections cut off. NO hesitation in jumping the gun even as the legal challenge to Aadhaar comes up for hearing in the Supreme Court! NO qualms against violating our Constitutional []

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Power is a threat to culture Neritam

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Unusual Trilat President Trump, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, and Australian PM Turnbull The Last Refuge

Some last minute modifications to President Trumps schedule appear to have ended up adding Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to a previously scheduled bilateral meeting with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull (suspicious cats nemesis down under). I think President Trump wanted Continue reading

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Too Late For Republican Elected Officials To Batten Down The Hatches And Ride Out The Storm DownWithTyranny!


Republican politicians who are disgusted with Trump and want to distance themselves from him and from Bannon and from that whole neo-fascist wing of the party. Maybe be heartened to see Trump's favorability ratings continue to crater. But, unfortunately for them, what they're seeing, primarily, are independents being turned off to Trump, not Republicans. It's his party now and it will be so into the foreseeable future-- at least until 2020. They'll get their asses kicked in 2018 but it won't matter much as the party establishment moves into the minority-- in the House for sure and maybe even in the Senate. Republican politicians who hate Trump and Trumpism have just two choices now-- bite their tongues and tow the line or do what Flake, Corker, Dent, LoBiondo and an increasing number of Republicans are doing: retire early.

Yesterday, Dan Balz, writing for the Washington Post reported that GOP leaders have no choice but to live with the consequences of Trump's domination of the party. They're no more capable of controlling him than the conservatives in Germany were capable of controlling Hitler. Ed Gillespie's attempt to run as a mainstream conservative with a bit of outlandish Trumpism-- even without Trump, just with Pence-- came across as insincere, unauthentic and utterly dysfunctional. He lost by a much higher margin than anyone or any poll predicted-- 1,408,831 (53.9%) to 1,174,903 (44.9%)-- dragging the 2 other statewide races down with him and wrecking the GOP majority in the House of Delegates with an unexpected flood of defeats, including for the Majority Leader and Majority Whip. And Trump kicked Gillespie in the ass on his way out the door, after lavishing praise-- the Trumpian kiss of death-- on him during the campaign.

Balz reports that Gillespies strategy didnt work be...

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Citizens reject Aadhaar: Initiate Opt Out Neritam

After our last update of November 9, we have received several messages an emails in support of more citizen action against Aadhaars coercion and exclusion. Now, we present three ways in which you can take action, and make a difference 1. On November 11, tomorrow at 11 am, Join #NoAadhaar#NoMobile #SwitchOff mobiles for 30 minutes []

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UK MP John Woodcock Wants Public To Pay For New Cancer Factory (AKA New Nuclear Power Station) Mining Awareness +

JOHNWOODCOCKMPJohn Woodcock MP has announced that he wants the public to pay for a new cancer factory in Cumbria.  The money to pay for new reactors on greenfields (being called Moorside) near Sellafield should come out of the public purse he says.  As the situation stands with China and South Korea in the running for a finger in the UKs nuclear poison pie, the public would be handing over money to state owned companies.  This is outrageous but it is not the most outrageous thing about new nuclear build.  There is not enough freshwater in Cumbria right now for the existing wastes with the public having to make do with borehole water while Sellafield abstracts top quality water from Wastwater, the river Ehen and elsewhere.  Where on this precious earth does John Woodcock think the top quality water required to cool the Moorside wastes for  many decades would come from? 

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16 Million-Strong Organization in India Joins the BDS Movement Neritam

Earlier this month, the largest national organization representing farmers and agricultural workers in India, All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), has announced that it has joined the BDS movement. AIKS is is spread across 21 states in India and is over 16 million members strong. AIKS has resolved to: 1, Endorse the call for Boycott, Divestment []

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BUSTED: Judge In Fusion GPS Case Has A Good Friendship With John Podesta, Teaches Class With Him At Georgetown Law GotNews

The federal judge who has been assigned the heavily anticipated Fusion GPS case is close friends with Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, and the two have taught a course together at Georgetown Law School since 1997, raising various conflict of interest questions about the case. The question at hand in the case is whether the []

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Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman Identified As Suspect Behind Mall of America Stabbings The Gateway Pundit

On Sunday evening, Bloomington police scrambled to the Mall of America after a man stabbed two people inside Macys. 

Police have identified the suspect as 20-year-old Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman.  

The initial investigation has revealed that one of the victims returned to the dressing room after trying on clothing and found the suspect attempting to steal his personal propertyA confrontation ensued and the suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the victim. The second victim, who is related to the first, heard the confrontation and intervened and in doing so was also stabbed. The suspect received minor injuries from the victims while they disarmed him. Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman, 20 years old from Minneapolis is being held on 2 counts of 1st Degree Assault, said Bloomington Police in a Sunday evening statement.

FOX 9 reports:

Police say a man was in the dressing room when the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Mahad Abdirahaman of Minneapolis, tried to steal some of his items. When the victim confronted Abdirahaman he drew a knife and stabbed the victim.

Members of the victims family intervened. While they intervened, Abdirahaman stabbed another adult male.

Family members were able to detain the Abdirahaman until police arrived and took him into custody.

Both adult males were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It is not believed the Abdirahaman knew the victims.

Mall of America released the following statement: This evening during an interrupted theft inside Macys Mall of America, two people were stabbed and sustained non-life threatening injuries. One person is in custody and Bloomington Police is conducting the ongoing investigat...

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No Smoking Gun? LewRockwell

On Thursday, October 26th I urged the President to release the balance of the classified documents regarding the assassination of Pres. John F Kennedy, after a phone conversation with my friend, colleague and sometimes co-author Saint John Hunt. Only days later the president would make the courageous decision to release this vital material.

Mainstream media is downplaying the importance of the newly released JFK files. Does that surprise you? USA TODAY, MSN.COM, FOX NEWS, U.K. TELEGRAPH and NBC NEWS are among the many mainstream news organizations to headline their report on the files, stating that there is no smoking gun in the newly released JFK files.  How quickly they drew their conclusions only after hours of the release.  We have read through hundreds of the files, both the October and the November files and I can tell you that this is a monumental effort to properly access the information in these files.  Some of the more damning files are as follows:

 The Soviet Union had proof that LBJ was behind Kennedys assassination.   

Soviet spies believed that President Lyndon B. Johnson was behind the death of the John F. Kennedy, according to an FBI document.

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Sources told the American agency that officials in the USSR believed there was some well-organized conspiracy on the part of the ultra right that led to the 1963 assassination, with later claims that there was evidence to show the vice presidents involvement.  The claim was part of a memo on the Soviet reaction to Kennedys death forwarded from then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to Johnsons assistant Marvin Watson in 1966 and now published as part of the newly unveiled JFK archive.  Our sources added that in instructions from Moscow, it was indicated that now the KGB was in possession of data purporting to indicate President Johnson was responsible for the assassination of the late President John F. Kennedy, one part of the document reads, citing intelligence from 1965.

Another related memo in the files tells that less than a year after President Kennedy was assassinated, a Soviet diplomat was quoted as saying that he believed a person as nervous as Lee Harvey Oswald wasnt capable of the attack.  The remark from Soviet Consul Pavel Yatskov in Mexico City appears in the latest batch of JFK files released Friday. I met Oswald here. He...

Did He Discover America 70 Years Before Columbus? LewRockwell

There are a few controversial claims floating around that the Americas were reached by oversea cultures before Columbus made his well-known visit to the New World in 1492. For example, Italian physicist and philologist Lucio Russo has presented the argument that the ancient Greeks reached America long before Columbus. Another intriguing argument suggests the Chinese discovered the Americas 70 years prior to the famous voyage.

The suggestion that the Chinese predated Christopher Columbus in the Americas is a major argument of the amateur historian Gavin Menzies. In fact, it seems that Menzies has made his career by going against the mainstream view of the past. Three of his more debated books are 1421: The Year China Discovered the World a book claiming a Chinese fleet led by Admiral Zheng He reached the Americas in 1421, its sequel 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, and a text that mainstream thinkers regularly mock The Lost Empire of Atlantis: Historys Greatest Mystery Revealed.

You may wonder about Menzies claims. In the text Who Discovered America: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas, Menzies argues a Chinese map from 1418 provides evidence for his argument that the Chinese explored the Americas in 1421. Specifically, Menzies makes mention to a map charted by Admiral Zheng He which appears to show North American rivers and coasts and something of South America. DNA studies are also used as his evidence for indigenous Americans being related to the waves of Asian settlers he asserts reached the Americas.

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The supposed map from 1418 showing some of the Americas.

The supposed map from 1418 showing some of the Americas. (Public Domain)

A Christies Auctions appraiser has allegedly confirmed the authenticity of the map. Historians are also said to have stated the map was written in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Menzies says that the maps validity can also be used to explain the Chinese names of several towns and regions in Peru.

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Know Your Enemy LewRockwell

ReadyNutrition Readers, we just covered a segment on self-assessment and knowing yourself.  I had mentioned a paraphrase from Sun Tzus The Art of War that covered that segment as well as this current article: Know yourself and know your enemy.  We are focusing on the latter part of that one: the enemy.  There are several subtleties attached to that short phrase.

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1. As men are almost identical in many respects, if you know what you are, then you will know what your enemy is.

Were going to really get into this one in a second.  Here is another subtlety:

2. By knowing your own weaknesses and shortcomings, you recognize things that can stop you in your trackswhere you become your own worst enemy!

We covered most of the thought of that in the first article.  But wait!  Theres more!

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3. By knowing your weaknesses, you also understand weaknesses and shortcomings that other men are subjected to and suffer, just as you.

Oh, thats a deep one!  The drives that you may have are the same weaknesses and drives that hamper other peoplethe ones you will have to face on the Day of Collapse.  Lets summarize this and not blow away the English-speaking minds:

  1. By knowing your own qualities and capabilities, you can surmise those of othersfor we are men (human beings).
  2. Recognizing your own qualities that are negative helps you to prevent them from making you your own worst enemy.
  3. Recognizing that where you are weak and fall shortothers suffer from the same shortcomings.

Perhaps this sounds as if its a psychological treatise.  Perhaps.  Consider this: theres a great deal that can be learned and accomplished in the application of this pseudo-science, as most people consider italthough many behavioral patterns and actions are spot on.  Know yourself, and know your enemy.  What are you?  What is your enemy?  Well, there was a psychologist by the name of Abraham Maslow.  He came up with a needs pyramid with the hierarchy of needs as human beings run.  Here it is:

There is a lot of truth to this.  Analyze the pyramid.  Here is the key:  You need all of these things, and so does the enemy.

4. The true challenge is to identify the enemywhen he is not you.  What will we face?  A foreign invasion?...

Understanding the Libya Disaster LewRockwell

With US President Donald Trumps very personal war of words with Kim Jong-un growing more surreal by the day, perhaps its time America stop and reflect on its own reliability when it comes to international diplomacy.

Via The National Interest

The United States and its allies continue to cajole and threaten North Korea to negotiate an agreement that would relinquish its growing nuclear and ballistic-missile programs. The latest verbal prodding came from President Trump during his joint press conference with South Korean president Moon Jae-in. Trump urged Pyongyang to come to the negotiating table, and asserted that it makes sense for North Korea to do the right thing. The right thing Trump and his predecessors have always maintained, is for North Korea to become nonnuclear.

It is unlikely that the DPRK will ever return to nuclear virginity. Pyongyang has multiple reasons for retaining its nukes. For a country with an economy roughly the size of Paraguays, a bizarre political system that has no external appeal, and an increasingly antiquated conventional military force, a nuclear-weapons capability is the sole factor that provides prestige and a seat at the table of international affairs. There is one other crucial reason for the DPRKs truculence, though. North Korean leaders simply do not trust the United States to honor any agreement that might be reached.

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Unfortunately, there are ample reasons for such distrust. North Korean leaders have witnessed how the United States treats nonnuclear adversaries such as Serbia and Iraq. But it was the U.S.-led intervention in Libya in 2011 that underscored to Pyongyang why achieving and retaining a nuclear-weapons capability might be the only reliable way to prevent a regime-change war directed against the DPRK.

Partially in response to Washingtons war that ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the spring of 2003, ostensibly because of a threat posed by Baghdads weapons of mass destruction, Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi seemed to capitulate regarding such matters. He signed the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty in December of that year and agreed to aban...

The Clear and Present Danger LewRockwell

This year will be much colder for Europe than the last three. It will also be cold in the USA. We are in a global cooling period and all the data we have in our computer system warns that the earth is turning cold not warm. This will manifest in a commodity boom in agriculture as shortages send food prices higher. We will see the first peak in prices come 2024 after the lows are established on this cycle.

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Every time the climate has warmed, that has been the great advances in civilization. I have warned that when the temperature has risen, that is when civilization expands not declines. When the planet turns cold, that is when everything goes into decline. Global cooling results in a reduction in the population and a rise in disease mostly caused by an increase in famine.

Reprinted with permission from Armstrong Economics.

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Ex-Facebook Chief Sean Parker Warns LewRockwell

Facebook. Its something that over 1.8 Billion people are using on a daily basis can you believe that? For many of us, its the first thing we do when we wake up, and the last thing we do before we go to bed at night. Is this a healthy relationship? There is no doubt that Facebook has connected all of us on a level that may have previously been unimaginable. Without Facebook, a lot of important information would not have been seen. It presented a platform to share so much information and so many ideas.

How Did This Happen?

But, was this all by mistake? Was Facebook solely created to connect College kids, and simply exploded from there? Was it an accident? Were  there sinister intentions behind its creation or did all those, if any, creep in after its success?  Was it designed to essentially suck as much of our time away from us as possible? Well, according to former Facebook president, Sean Parker, thats exactly what it was designed for and continues to do.

Either Parker is a disgruntled ex employee trying to seek revenge on the corporate giant, or he is worried enough about the implications of Facebook as we know it now, and potentially where is headed. Ill leave it to you to decide after reading some of what he recently announced during an interview with Axios.

Parker joked that the following comments would probably get him blocked from Facebook by Mark Zuckerberg.

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When Facebook was getting going, I had these people who would come up to me and they would say, Im not on social media. And I would say, OK. You know, you will be. And then they would say, No, no, no. I value my real-life interactions. I value the moment. I value presence. I value intimacy. And I would say, Well get you eventually.

I can relate to this statement as Ive seen many people that always said they would never use Facebook come over to the dark side, or even people like my Mother who barely know how to use a computer, add me as a friend.

I dont know if I really understood the consequences of what I was saying, because [of] the unintended consequences of a network when it grows to a billion or 2 billion people and it literally changes your relationship with society, with each other It probably interferes with productivity in weird ways. God only knows what its doing to our childrens brains.

Could anyone have understood the implications of what something this massive could have brought to our society is a whole? Hes right, Facebook has taken over aspects of our lives in many ways.

The thought process that went into building these applications, Facebook bei...

Arkansas Gun Battle LewRockwell

A suspect was shot and killed when he tried to rob an 81-year-old man at gunpoint outside of the mans home in Genoa, Arkansas, on Thursday afternoon.

Buddy Cates told KSLA that he walked outside of his home around 1:30 p.m. and came face to face with the suspect, who authorities are still working to identify.

Cates said the suspect was holding a big pistol, but Cates also had his hand in his pocket, gripping his own gun.

The battle was one, Cates recalled, noting that, between the two, at least a dozen shots were fired.

Whoever got the biggest gun and fastest will be boss when it is all said and done, Cates said. In this case, it was me.

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Cates was uninjured, but the suspect died after he was taken to a hospital in Texarkana, not far from Cates home.

After the attempted robbery and subsequent shooting, three women were arrested in connection to the crime, according to reports from the Texarkana Gazette. Kiana Keshaun Montgomery, 21; Shaynesha Martin, 19; and KeErica Turner, 20, are all facing charges for aggravated robbery and are being held at the Miller County Detention Center. Authorities did not say what part the women played in the robbery or whether they are believed to be responsible for other crimes.

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How to Carve a Turkey LewRockwell

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means one thing: turkey. Preparing, and especially carving, a turkey for loved ones at Thanksgiving is a task often assigned to the family patriarch. Roasted flesh, sharp knives, popping joints it just doesnt get much more virile than that! Rather than fumble around and end up with a disorganized and mangled platter of bird flesh, impress your friends and family by masterfully carving and plating your turkey with cleanly cut and sliced pieces.

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To help guide you through carving your Thanksgiving bird, we got some help from award-winning BBQ master Karl Engel from Pigcasso here in Tulsa. In addition to the video above, this complete guide to carving also includes an annotated pictorial and illustrated guides below.

How to Carve a Turkey Illustrated

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How to Carve a Turkey In Text and Pictures

Let the bird rest. 

After you take the turkey out of the oven, you want to let it rest for about 20 to 30 minutes before you start carving. If you start carving too early, the juices from the bird will run all over the place and your turkey will dry out. Also, letting the turkey rest and cool will reduce the chances youll scald yourself with delicious but molten hot turkey juice.

Separate the leg and thigh from the body.

Take a sharp knife and cut the piece of skin in between the body and the leg. Once you have some separation, grab the body of the bird in one hand and the leg and thigh of the turkey in the other, and start pulling them apart to expose the joint that holds the leg to the turkey. You know youve reached it when you hear a pop. Carve around the joint until you dont get any resistance. Pull the leg and the thigh away from the body of the turkey all in one piece. Repeat on the other side.

Separate the leg from the thigh.

Holding the drumstick, stand the thigh and leg piece up on its end. Take your knife and cut between the drumstick and th...

If Its True That Art Reflects Life LewRockwell

Has anyone else noticed the need that artists have to be more and more outrageous lately?  It seems like many people cant be happy unless they are finding greater ways to shock and repulse others. This seems to especially apply to the art community. They say that art reflects life and if that is the case, we are really in a dark place.

Ill give you some stomach-turning examples in a moment, but let me first bring this back to a child-rearing theory I have.

When you have children, you always want to make them happy and give them privileges and opportunities you may not have had. But if you make the mistake of constantly having to outdo yourself, youll end up with a greedy monster on your hands. If every Christmas must outdo the last to make a child happy, if every family vacation has to be bigger and better, if every birthday party has to be more outrageous, youll find that the recipient of all this bounty is less happy than other people. Theyll always be searching for that excitement and frankly, its just not how life works.

Bigger and better is not a sustainable life model. Eventually, the money will run out or the excitement factor will have to be so extreme that it wont really be that much fun anymore. Everything after a certain point is just a letdown, and the person seeking that rush will often turn to more extreme and unhealthy choices to try and find a state of happiness that will always be brief and elusive.

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So, that brings me back to our current societal situation.

I wrote a few weeks back about the signs of the end of an empire, and ever since then, I keep stumbling across more and more examples of this. This isnt one for reading aloud around the family table. Assuming you do things like that with blog content.

Whose life does this art reflect?

Regular art thats just pretty to look at will no longer make you famous, it seems. Gone are the days of Renoir and Matisse. To get your five minutes of fame, your medium must be something outrageous, stomach-turning, and/or revolting.

Maybe I just dont understand art, but here are some examples of artistic expressions and crafts with a homemade touch that Im not going to be purchasing anytime soon:

Flu Shot Lies LewRockwell

By Dr. Mercola

Its that time again. Flu season. And with it, a constant barrage of reminders to get your annual flu shot. Interestingly enough, what youre being told about the influenza vaccines effectiveness and the reality are two very different stories. In January 2015, U.S. government officials admitted that, in most years, flu shots are at best 50 to 60 percent effective at preventing lab confirmed type A or B influenza requiring medical care.1

At the end of that same year, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis2 of flu vaccine effectiveness revealed that, between 2005 and 2015, the influenza vaccine was actually less than 50 percent effective more than half of the time. I wonder if the reality might be even worse than that.

Research from 2011 shows just how easy it is to inflate efficacy rates simply by using different end points.3 At that time, they found that by using serologic measures, i.e., the increase in influenza antibodies identified in the blood, results in an overestimation of vaccine efficacy.

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During the 2015/2016 flu season, FluMist, the live virus nasal spray that typically has been recommended for children in recent years, had a failure rate of 97 percent.4 Its failure was so epic, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended FluMist be taken off the list of recommended flu vaccines for the 2016 to 2017 season, a recommendation CDC officials ended up heeding. There are many other examples of the influenza vaccine not protecting people as promised. So, what might we expect from the vaccine this year?

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Invasion of the Creepy Crawlies LewRockwell

A survey of urban households has revealed how the layout of your home could be inviting unwanted insects and arachnids inside.

Experts found that a greater number of bug species live in high traffic, ground level, carpeted rooms with numerous doors and windows.

The study also showed tidiness plays little role in insect diversity, with human behaviour having minimal impact on the kind of bugs that were discovered.

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A survey of urban households has revealed how the layout of your home could be inviting unwanted insects and arachnids inside. Experts have revealed a number of ways you can keep unwelcome bugs at bay

A survey of urban households has revealed how the layout of your home could be inviting unwanted insects and arachnids inside. Experts have revealed a number of ways you can keep unwelcome bugs at bay

Researchers from the California Academy of Sciences, North Carolina State University, and the Natural History Museum of Denmark are behind the find.

The team surveyed 50 urban homes in Raleigh, North Carolina, to see what it is about a house that can lead to an influx of bugs.

This revealed that as floor numbers increase, fewer types of insects thrive.

Larger rooms, especially on the ground floor, or even below ground, harboured more insect diversity.

More varied types of insects were also discovered in carpeted rooms versus those with bare floors.

Airier rooms with more windows and doors offering greater accessibility to the outdoors were also preferred habitats.

Speaking to MailOnline, Dr Michelle Trautwein, senior author of the study, said: We literally crawled around on our hands and knees and collected every bug we saw.

It was surprising to me that we found that whether a house was clean or dirty, whether the residents used pesticides or not, didnt affect the diversity or the kinds of arthropods found in houses.

The team also found that the type of bugs in your home also vary from room to room.

An analysis of core representative species, like booklice, fruit flies, and ladybug,s revealed how common areas like living rooms hosted more divers...

Changing the War No More Sentiment of Armistice Day LewRockwell

99 years ago, on 11-11-1918, at precisely 11 am Paris time, a cease-fire (aka truce or armistice) was agreed to and signed by military negotiators from France, Britain and Germany. The terms of the truce ultimately resulted in the end of the War to End All Wars 7 months later when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919.

Germanys surrender to the Allies was regarded as the prudent thing to do after Kaiser Wilhelms tyrannical monarchy was overthrown by democratic socialist forces earlier in 1918. Erich Ludendorf, a classic example of Prussian militarism, was one of the German generals who first broached the idea of starting the negotiations that eventually led to Germanys surrender.

Ludendorf saw that 1) Germanys army was terminally exhausted, demoralized and poorly equipped; 2) the United States had finally entered the war with fresh troops; 3) the fledgling government at home was in disarray; 4) the war had bankrupted the nation (as all wars eventually do unless there is enough looting and plundering of the occupied territories); 5) that civilians at home were starving; and 6) that victory was an impossibility. The writing was on the wall; Germany had no choice but to surrender.

The armistice was signed at Compiegne, France by four French and British military officers, the German Foreign Minister, two German military officers and one German civilian.

According to the terms of the armistice, Germany agreed to immediately evacuate all occupied territories within two weeks and to surrender 5,000 cannons, 25,000 machine guns, 1,700 planes, and all German submarines. All Allied prisoners of war were to be released by Germany immediately, but German POWs were not to be released until a peace treaty was signed sometime in the future.

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Ever since November 11, 1919 one year after the signing Armistice Day has been observed as a national day of remembrance in all Allied nations. It is called Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom and Armistice Day in the United States. Traditionally, 2 minutes of silence are observed at exactly 11 am.

For decades after the end of World War I, November 11 was intended to be a day of mourning and repentance for the satanic carnage that the up to 14 million dead combatants plus the hundreds of millions of wounded combatants and secondarily traumatized civilians had suffered.

The senselessness and stupidity of that war should have resulted in the courts-martial of every gung-ho officer and the demeaning of every war-mongering politician the de-certifying of every war-profiteering corporation that thought the war was worth engaging in. But it did not. The war-mongers and war-profiteers just went into hibernation.

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Summit Leadership ASEAN Opening Ceremony (Video) The Last Refuge

The opening ceremony of the ASEAN summit is always a little goofy with the cross-handed handshake and group photograph: The bilateral one-on-one meetings between the leaders, and upper tier delegations, of nations are where the consequential stuff happens.  Most of Continue reading

14:08

Bald Kathy Griffin Booed by Irish Crowd Then Passes Out on Stage (Video) The Gateway Pundit

The curse of the God-Emperor continues!

Just a few months ago Kathy Griffin was on top of her game a full schedule, packed houses, and a New Years gig on CNN.

THEN THIS HAPPENED

Now shes playing the occasional gig in Ireland And shes bald.

Kathy Griffin got booed in Ireland and then passed out on stage.
WOW! Great show, Kathy!

Irish Central reported:

Kathy Griffin was booed by the crowd at her Dublin performance on Wednesday, November 8 after she mistakenly included Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.

She stated it was nice being in the United Kingdom, and seemed genuinely shocked when the friendly crowd suddenly turned to her booing and catcalling.

Griffin became so startled she had difficulty continuing with her routine, The New York Times reported. Most of the Irish people at the show in Vicar Street clearly believed Griffin, an Irish American, should have known better.

She has been a frequent visitor there and visited her grandmothers hometown of Drogheda in Co. Louth in 2007with a TV camera in tow. Her Irish escapades were filmed for her Bravo series My Life on the D List. She was given a civic reception

On Wednesday in Dublin Griffin gave what the New York Times called a wild two hour and fifteen-minute performance and compared her to Lenny Bruce.

Heres the video

Kathy Griffin spoke about the incident after the show.

14:04

WWII Navajo Code Talkers Honored With Memorial In New Mexico Weasel Zippers

Long overdue. Via Farmington Daily Times: A large crowd gathered today outside the San Juan County administration building here to honor the Navajo Code Talkers during the dedication and unveiling of a new memorial. In his opening remarks, County Executive Officer Kim Carpenter said the Code Talkers are a legacy that is forever going to []

13:45

Sunday Talks: Maria Bartiromo and Senator Blunt Discuss Senate Tax Bill The Last Refuge

When Senator Blunt rises from the darkest and deepest part of the swamp to talk about senate Tax legislation (always written by the biggest K-St donors) you know the sausage is rotten.  Decepticon Blunt is only visible when the little Continue reading

13:04

ABC News: Firearm Confiscation Orders Part Of Democrats Solution To Mass Public Attacks Weasel Zippers

The ultimate goal is an unarmed populace. Via Breitbart: Senate Democrats pushed nine different gun controls during the past six weeks, and ABC News has now emerged with a tenth gun law which they suggest may be the ringer. That law would legalize firearm confiscation orders like those in Washington state. Such orders allow a []

13:00

Two Things That Were Never Going To Mesh: Trump And Intelligence DownWithTyranny!




Were Trump national security chief Michael Flynn and his crackpot son, Michael Flynn Jr, going to break into Fethullah Gulen's heavily guarded compound in Stroudsburg, kill all the guards, and put a bag over Gulen's head and bundle him off in a private jet to the tiny island where Billy Hayes of Midnight Express fame was put? All to collect $15 million from Turkey's fascist dictator, Recep Tayyip Erdogan? Sounds far-fetched even for Trump's 3 Stooges kakistocracy. But... it was Murdoch's stuffy Wall Street Journal that broke the story of how the 2 Flynn's were to be paid millions to forcibly remove Fethullah Gulen from U.S. and deliver him to Turkish custody. Luckily, Bob Mueller is on the case.
Under the alleged proposal, Mr. Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., were to be paid as much as $15 million for delivering Fethullah Gulen to the Turkish government, according to people with knowledge of discussions Mr. Flynn had with Turkish representatives. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has pressed the U.S. to extradite him, views the cleric as a political enemy.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have asked at least four individuals about a meeting in mid-December at the 21 Club in New York City, where Mr. Flynn and representatives of the Turkish government discussed removing Mr. Gulen, according to people with knowledge of the FBIs inquiries. The discussions allegedly involved the possibility of transporting Mr. Gulen on a private jet to the Turkish prison island of Imrali, according to one of the people who has spoken to the FBI.

...[F]ederal investigators interest in whether Mr. Flynn was pursuing potentially illegal means to forcibly deal with Mr. Gulen indicates that the former Trump adviser faces another investigation stemming from his work on behalf of Turkish government interests, both before and after the presidential election.

...Before entering the Trump administration as the presidents na...

12:05

#BoycottKeurig: Hannity Responds To Conservatives DESTROYING Their Keurig Machines After Company Drops Ads From Show (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Conservatives across the country are boycotting Keurig after the coffee machine maker revealed its ads will no longer run on Sean Hannitys primetime program. 

As The Gateway Pundits Kristinn Taylor previously reported, the popular Keurig single cup coffee machine maker is facing a boycott by outraged fans of conservative talk radio and TV icon Sean Hannity after the company caved to pressure from Democratic Party front group Media Matters for America after the group smeared Hannity over his comments about Alabama Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore and accusations reported by the Washington Post that Moore preyed on teenage girls when he was in his early thirties.

Earlier on Saturday, Keurig tweeted to MMFA President Angelo Carusone the company would stop advertising on Hannitys Fox News Channel TV show after Carusone smeared Hannity as a defender of child molesters. Carusone and Media Matters have been waging a war on Hannity, trying to drive him off the air by targeting his advertisers.

Good afternoon @Keurig. You are currently sponsoring Sean Hannitys show. He defends child molester Roy Moore and attacks women who speak out against sexual harassment. Please reconsider.

Angelo, thank you for your concern and for bringing this to our attention. We worked with our media partner and FOX news to stop our ad from airing during the Sean Hannity Show.

...

12:00

In Florida, All Eyes On Puerto Rican Voters After Hurricane Maria Weasel Zippers

A potential downfall caused by refugees. Via WISTV: Javier Gonzalez has joined a human tide of more than 130,000 U.S. citizens arriving in Florida since Hurricane Maria wrecked Puerto Rico, grateful for a place to start over but resenting how their island has been treated since the disaster. More than a million Puerto Ricans []

11:14

The London Mithraeum, Back in Place bensozia

In 1954, archaeologists investigating the site of a new office building in London uncovered a temple of Mithras dating to around 240 CE. Public outcry forced the developers to delay their work long enough for the temple to be completely excavated and disassembled. The key artifact was this head of Mithras.

The temple was eventually re-assembled on a vacant lot on Victoria Street, but the restoration was somewhat bungled and it was a long way from the artifacts found with it, kept in the London Museum. Above, the plan of the temple.


A few years ago that 1954 office building was torn down to make way for the new headquarters of Bloomberg Europe. Bloomberg paid for a major archaeological...

11:13

REVEALED: Mother of Roy Moore Accuser Admits WaPo Convinced Daughter to Go Public The Gateway Pundit

This is one heck of a revelation!

Nancy Wells, the mother of Judge Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman admitted on Sunday that the Washington Post convinced her daughter to take 38-year-old sexual advancement allegations public. Speaking by phone to Breitbart News on Saturday, Corfmans mother, Nancy Wells, 71, further stated that her daughter would not have come forward if it werent for The Post reporters alleged actions, writes Breitbart News Aaron Klein. 

Breitbart News reports:

Corfmans mother, Wells, told Breitbart News that reporters for the Washington Post convinced her daughter to give them an interview.

She did not go to them, said Wells. They called her.

They tried to convince her to do it? this reporter asked.

Yes, replied Wells, matter-of-factly.

Wells was asked about Corfmans motivations for going public. It wasnt done for politics, you know, Wells replied.  It was done for personal reasons. And it wouldnt have been done if the reporters hadnt contacted my daughter.

Asked about the timing of ThePost interview and why 38 years after the alleged incident her daughter decided to speak out weeks before the election, Wells replied: She was contacted by the reporter. Thats why.

They say if you want to catch a liar, merely let them talk. In the case of Judge Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman, just let her mother talk.

As Breitbart News reporter Aaron Klein noted on Sunday, Wells, 71, says that her daughter did not have a phone in her bedroom during the period that Moore is reported to have allegedly called Corfman purportedly on Corfmans bedroom phone to arrange at least on...

11:03

Turns Out President Trump Didnt Ruin Americas Economy Weasel Zippers

The predictions were wrong? Via NY Post: Foreign tourism to New York City is set to rise 3.6 percent this year defying yet another of the many doomsday predictions about Donald Trumps presidency. Back in February, the city tourism agency said Trumps travel ban and related rhetoric would mean a drop of 300,000 visitors []

10:52

WASTED George Lopez Booted From Event After Being Booed Off Stage For Trump Jokes at Charity Dinner (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

It seems like comedian George Lopez has been in a tailspin since President Trump won the White House. After being booted off stage at a charity event for making joking about President Trump, a drunken Lopez was escorted from a KISS event. 

Video credit: TMZ

TMZ reports:

George Lopez wanted to shout it out loud on stage with KISS, but the problem was band members were just trying to answer questions from fans so George got the boot.

Paul StanleyGene Simmons and the fellas were doing a Q&A Thursday on their annual KISS Kruise when Lopez got disruptive, which you see from the video. Check it out the crowd begins to boo and yell to take his mic away. Were told George was very drunk.

At one point, KISS manager Doc McGhee leaves the stage because hes so annoyed, and were told security escorted George off shortly afterward. He was spotted in the crowd sleeping later on during another bands performance.

Akin to many of his peers in Hollywood, comedian George Lopez suffers from Trump Derangement Syndrome, A mental dysfunction causing those detractors with hateful thoughts and feelings about Donald Trump to go unhinged. Lopezs illness didnt let up recently, as the comedian was booed off...

10:48

Oscar San Miguel Erice aka Okuda is a Spanish street artist based in Madrid. WORDVIRUS

Oscar San Miguel Erice aka Okuda is a Spanish street artist based in Madrid.


Tagged: graffiti, street art ...

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10:30

Three NFL Players Knelt During Anthem On Veterans Day Weasel Zippers

Most who had been protesting however, stoof for this weekend, trying to diminish the idea that they are anti-solider Via AP: Three players took a knee during the national anthem before the New York Giants game at the San Francisco 49ers, as the rest of the league stood during Veterans Day weekend. 49ers Eric Reid []

10:19

OH DONNA B., SHE TOLD YOU IF TRUMP GOT ELECTED YOU WOULD ALL HANG BY NOOSES SHOULD HAVE QUIT RIGHT THEN! THE MARSHALL REPORT

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Hillary is about to be cut off.  Her and the Clinton Foundation bank accounts are about to get frozen hard very fast!  She wont be able to thaw them out no matter how hard she huffs and puffs with all of her evil dragon breath!

Her fondness of cheese pizza will be exposed along with all her other satanic vices.  Not just her.all of her friends and servants.  Then there is Benghazi, the emails, the espionage, Uranium One, money laundering, election fraud, having people murdered, and who knows how many other things.

Donna Brazile is working overti...

10:09

Bernie Sanders: To Reform the Party, Democrats Must Split from Corporate America WORDVIRUS

ECONOMY
Sanders said the Democrats must reform the party and primary process, and not rely on wealthy donors to beat Trump.

Photo Credit: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has a clear message and strategy to help mend the wounds that have left the Democratic Party divided. After months of polling as the nations most popular politician, he should be taken more seriously even as an outsider.

In an op-ed published in Politico, Sanders began with a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump and everything that Trumps policies and rhetoric stand for. But thats a given to a party at a crossroads, facing the question of whats next.

So far, Sanders  who is technically an independent and the Democrats have been on the same page with this message. But the two factions diverge when Sanders talks about reform from within the party. Scan Resistance on Twitter, and youre apt to find thousands of accounts who believe that Sanders hurt Clintons chances for victory.

Yet deflecting blame for Clintons loss onto Sanders seems to give too much credit to him and implies that Clinton was predestined to be the primary victor. Critiquing ones primary opponent is an utterly normal th...

10:09

MORE NFL HELL=> Houston Texans & Los Angeles Rams Play To Near Empty Stadium (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

The Houston Texans are playing the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this Sunday and it looks like the kneeling controversy is still hurting attendance in a big way. 

AP reports:

The Houston Texans defense is off to an impressive start against the high-powered Rams offense.

Jadeveon Clowney and his teammates limited Jared Goff and the Rams to 131 total yards in the first half at the Coliseum, keeping Los Angeles out of the end zone entirely. The Rams entered the game with the NFLs highest-scoring offense at 32.9 points per game.

Greg Zuerlein hit three field goals for the Rams, who led 9-7 at halftime. Zuerlein has already surpassed his previous career-high for a season with 27 field goals in the first nine games for the Rams, who are mediocre in the red zone despite their prolific points totals.

Fox LA sports anchor Liz Habib took snaps of todays game showing a more than half empty Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The stadium is more than half empty well into the first quarter.

Tweet credits: Liz Habib

10:01

Dem Senator Dodges on Expelling Menendez Weasel Zippers

Double standards from the Dems. Via NTK: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) refused to say whether or not he would support expelling Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) from the Senate in an appearance on Fox News Sunday. Asked about the senators corruption charges by Fox News host Chris Wallace, Van Hollen told viewers that he wants []

09:52

Asia Day #10 Schedule President Trump 31st ASEAN Summit The Last Refuge

President Trump, together with Team USA, attend the 31st summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) today.  Paying close attention to who Trump is meeting with, along with the specific length of time allocated to each of the Continue reading

09:25

Director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Who Is Scott Mugno? [News - AllGov]

Scott Anthony Mugno, a long-time executive at delivery giant FedEx, was nominated October 27, 2017, to be assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The administration develops and enforces government standards that businesses and other non-governmental organizations are required to follow in order to prevent employees from getting sick or injured.

 

Mugno was born September 10, 1956, in New York to Anthony and Marilyn Mugno. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1974, and then earned an A.A. in political science in 1977 from Queensborough Community College. Mugno continued his education at St. Johns University, earning a B.S. in criminal justice in 1979. He left New York for law school, and earned his J.D. at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, in 1983 and spent the first couple years of his career there working at private law firms.

 

Mugno joined the Army in 1984 and entered the Judge Advocate General Corps. When he left the service in 1990, Mugno turned his attention to corporate law, first at Westinghouse Electric in Carlsbad, New Mexico, and then, in 1994, as a senior attorney for FedEx.

 

In February 2000, Mugno was named managing director for corporate safety, health and fire prevention at FedEx. He held that post until December 2011, when he was named vice president for safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance for the companys FedEx Ground unit. Along with his more conventional duties there, Mugno served as brain coach and den mother for FedEx drivers participating in National Truck Driving Championship competitions. FedEx drivers often won their events. Mugno was in that job when nominated for the OSHA post.

 

In November 2012, Mugno was added to the Research Advisory Committee of the American Transportation Research Institute, and was its chairman at the time of his OSHA nomination. He is also chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce OSHA subcommittee.

 

Industry groups welcomed Mugnos appointment to OSHA, who has represented the American Trucking Associations at Congressional hearings, believing that he will continue the Trump administrations drive to weaken worker-protection regulations put in place under the Obama administration. In 2006, Mugno told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the actions of employees deserved more scrutiny, pointing out that obese workers and workers with high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels impact workplace safety. That same year, he told the publication Business Insurance: Weve got to free OSHA from its own statutory and regu...

09:20

Trump Has Never Met an Authoritarian Leader He Hasnt Liked Says the Man who Honeymooned in Soviet Union The Gateway Pundit

The Democrat-Media Complex become more ridiculous by the day.

This is all they got folks!
President Trump and First Lady Melania are finishing up their magnificent tour of East Asia. The president started in Japan and made the rounds to Korea, China and Vietnam, and now is on the final leg of his trip in the Philippines.

The Democrat media had to find a way to attack President Trump after his outstanding performance.

So they settled on the nonsense that Trump kowtows to dictators.

They must have forgotten about Barack Obama.
In China.

In Cuba.

In Turkey.

And in Russia.
...

09:14

Seriously? Crooked Comey Quotes Scripture to Taunt Trump Over Mueller Witch Hunt The Gateway Pundit

Crooked cop Comey just came out on Twitter after hiding under the handle Reinhold Niebuhr for years and he is taunting the Trump administration with cryptic tweets.

Comey had the nerve to tweet out Bible scripture in an attempt to taunt Trump saying justice will roll down like water.., a quote from the book of Amos.

34 sealed cases were filed in the D.C. federal court. Rumors are swirling that Mueller is about to open the floodgates and blow up Washington. What does Comey know?

Crooked Comey tweeted a picture of the Great Falls of the Potomac with a caption, If you want truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world, it will fly; it is light as a feather and a breath will carry it. Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1855).

Comey then added a quote from the book of Amos in order to take a shot at the Mueller witch hunt targeting Trumps camp: I included the picture of the Great Falls of the Potomac because I like it and because it reminds me of my favorite scripture verse, from Amos: But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Comey is quoting Amos 5:24 which is interpreted by many as a threat of chastisement-judgment will roll over the land and bring justice. The righteous will prevail and d...

09:03

Toronto Canadian Tire Terror Suspect To Judge: Damn Your Nationality, Go To Hell Weasel Zippers

Another refugee refusing to assimilate. Via CP24: A Toronto-area woman facing terror charges in an alleged attack at a Canadian Tire store will stand trial next year. Rehab Dughmosh, 32, will face a judge and jury starting May 28, 2018 for what is expected to be a three-week trial. Dughmosh is facing a total of []

09:03

Sunday Talks: Two Political Hacks Clutch Their Intelligence Pearls The Last Refuge

Former ODNI James Clapper, and former CIA Director John Brennan, appear with Jake Tapper to defend themselves against President Trump calling them out as political hacks yesterday. Together they attempt round #3 of couples grief therapy while selling their nonsense. Continue reading

09:03

PAPER: Why Hillary Clintons 2020 Comeback Is Ruined Forever The Gateway Pundit

In Hillary Clintons dreams, the former secretary of state is a decade younger and many of the errors from her failed 2016 presidential run have long been forgotten. Then what? She launches a third and final bid for the White House and wins! Theres just one problem, a big one, actually Former DNC boss Donna Brazile appears to have put the final nail in Clintons political coffin.

Michael Goodwin of the New York Post writes that Brazile ended all hopes of Clinton running for president in 2020. In fact, shes finished forever.

Goodwin writes on Braziles book Hacks:

I believe that is the ultimate point of the book: to clear the Democratic decks for desperately needed new leadership and messages.

Its easier said than done because Clintons comeback plan is not as crazy as it sounds. Until a new challenger comes along to knock her off the party pedestal, she remains the default Democrat.

She cements her position by playing the role of entitled victim and winner of the 2016 popular vote. In her own book and interviews, she spies a vast conspiracy against her, from Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump to James Comey to misogynists and racists and deplorables everywhere.

Even Barack Obama, whose Justice Department saw no evil when it came to Clintons reprehensible self-dealing involving Bill Clintons speaking fees and donations to the Clinton Foundation,
is nonetheless the target of Hillarys ire.

Yet Clinton is also looking forward, having started a new slush fund that could easily become a campaign super PAC. Its called Onward Together, and she cited it in a volley of tweets where she claimed credit for the Democrats wins in the New Jersey and Virginia governors races.

Newly released excerpts from Braziles book reveal the Democrat operative felt like a slave over the poor treatment she experienced by the Clinton campaign. Brazile also attempted to replace Clinton after she fainted at a 9/11 memorial ceremony.

As The Gateway Pundits Cristina Laila reported, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fired back at Donna Brazile last Wednesday night in her appearance on Late Night with Seth Meye...

09:00

The Illusion of Choice in the Taproom DownWithTyranny!


-by Austin Frerick,
candidate for Congress, IA-03


Were living in a golden age for craft breweries. Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau show the number of U.S. breweries grew from 398 in 2007 to 5,766 in 2015.

Craft breweries are a great example of innovative new small businesses challenging monopolistic incumbents. More than 98% of all breweries are locally owned small businesses. These are the type of businesses that grow our local economies.

But the beer monopolies are clever. Anheuser-Busch InBev and MolsonCoors sell 71% of all beer in the USA, which leaves very little room for craft breweries. Yet mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev still finds new and more innovative ways to take independence away from these small businesses. It recently created ZV Ventures, a wholly owned venture capital firm that has been quietly investing in beer ratings websites and delivery services and using them as mechanisms to stifle competition.

Since 2011, Anheuser-Busch InBev has bought 10 craft breweries, including Goose Island and Elysian, to compete with local craft brewers. Anheuser-Busch InBevs ownership stake in rating websites could allow it to manipulate the ratings to push the cr...

08:33

BBC Calls Apu From The Simpsons A Stereotype Hiding In Plain Sight Weasel Zippers

Thank you, come again! Via BBC: After a while, youd watch The Simpsons on a Sunday and youd get a sense of how youd be made fun of at school on Monday, based on what Apu did in the latest episode. Hari Kondabolu doesnt mince words about the impact the character on the long-running animation []

08:31

WHO CONTROLS NORTH KOREA? PRESIDENT TRUMP KNOWS AND THEY ARE LOSING THEIR GRIP! THE MARSHALL REPORT

cabal Is the US slave state of North Korea about to kick out the Western cabal - 3

In the past, whenever we heard the name of Kim Jong-iL and all the hype of him blowing up the world, the propaganda fed sheep would fear. Threats from North Korea are always good to slide in on a Sunday News Talk Show or in a political debate. Scary stuff, right?

Worse yet, his crazy son Kim Jong Un is now in charge and please dont make him mad or he just might blow up the en...

08:24

Julian Assange Explains Why a Deep State Coup Detat Against POTUS Trump Would Doom Liberals The Gateway Pundit

As GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz warned in his House floor remarks this week, if Robert Mueller isnt removed as Special Counsel, a coup detat will take place in the United States. The Left, hopeful to see Mueller take down President Trump and his closest associates, are vocally supporting members of the intelligence community against attacks from those who dismiss their assessment of Russia interfering in the 2016 presidential election. 

After President Trump told the press that he believes Russian President Putins assertion that no meddling took place, card carrying liberals launched a #IBelieveourIC hashtag campaign.

Its important to note that President Trump later cleared the air on the matter, explaining that he believes Putin thinks no meddling takes place, yet is siding with the CIA that an attempt was made.

Brookings Institute fellow Benjamin Wittes tweeted, hey hivemind: need a hashtags for this. Im thinking . Anyone got any alt suggestions?

Shortly after, The Intercepts Glenn Greenwald had this to say about Wittes tweet:

One of 2017s worst tactics: one has to choose between supporting Trump or revering the CIA/IC. Here, a 

08:01

Hey NFL=> Bears Packers Game HALF EMPTY at Soldier Field This Aint Good Folks! The Gateway Pundit

The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers have a historic rivalry.

But after several weeks of NFL National Anthem protests even Soldier Field in Chicago was half empty today.

This was the stadium 30 minutes before kickoff.

08:00

Sanctuary City Malibu, California Wants Church To Stop Feeding The Homeless Weasel Zippers

Illegal aliens are cool, but homeless Americans get out. Via WTAT: A church in Malibu, California that helps feed people in need has been asked to close its kitchen. Its been a weekly routine pulling out a food cart and getting the plates ready. Yeah, its a safe place here and everybody is welcome, []

07:44

President Trump Attends ASEAN Summit in Manilla Philippines The Last Refuge

Those who have walked in the deep weeds of geopolitical strategy know the emphasis the Trump administration has placed on ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) as a counter-balance (control leverage) to the Chinese trade and military expansion. The ongoing Continue reading

07:03

Illegal Aliens Will Be Given Free Attorneys In Major Metro Areas Weasel Zippers

Follow the money. Via Law Newz: Each and every detained, undocumented immigrant facing deportation proceedings in eleven metropolitan areas will be offered free legal help soon. The Vera Institute of Justice recently launched their Safety and Fairness for Everyoneor SAFE Cities Network campaign. The campaign aims to alleviate a dearth of legal representation for undocumented []

07:01

Open Thread 2017-41 Moon of Alabama

Last week's posts on Moon of Alabama: November 7: Defeated Elsewhere, Saudi Tyrant Declares War On Lebanon The quasi kidnapping of Saad Hariri has been reported in detail by Robert Fisk in The Independent, David Ignatius in the Washington Post...

06:46

06:42

EXCLUSIVE Leigh Corfmans Son: Jeff Sessions Can Suck A Big One GotNews

Roy Moores accusers son has a history of trashing Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions, religion, and law enforcement, a GotNews review of his Facebook reveals. On March 10th, 2017, Garner Polston, the son of Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman, took to Facebook to write Jeff Sessions can suck a big one. A friend wrote back He []

The post EXCLUSIVE Leigh Corfmans Son: Jeff Sessions Can Suck A Big One appeared first on GotNews.

06:35

These Findings Are Pretty Disturbing: Keurig Health Scares Resurface After #BoycottKeurig Goes Viral The Gateway Pundit

Conservatives across the country are boycotting Keurig after the coffee machine maker revealed its ads will no longer run on Sean Hannitys primetime program. 

Amid the the boycott, singer Kaya Jones manager, who goes by the user name TrumpGirlStrong, on Twitter, posted a Huffington Post report titled Your Keurig Machine May Be Covered In Bacteria And Mold, from 2015.

The report says  Keurig coffee machine may be a bacteria breeding ground, according to a recent test performed by CBS stations in Pittsburgh, Dallas, and Chicago.

https://twitter.com/TrumpGirlStrong/status/929679391000547330

Huffington Post reports:

Your Keurig coffee machine may be a bacteria breeding ground, according to a recent test performed by CBS stations in Pittsburgh, Dallas, and Chicago. The news outlets swabbed the various parts of 29 Keurig coffee makers, sending samples to a lab to be analyzed. One swab from a machine in Pittsburgh contained 4.6 million colonies of bacteria and mold, and E.coli showed up on a machine in Dallas.

More than half of the machines came back with bacteria counts in the millions, CBS Pittsburgh reports.

These findings are pretty disturbing, no doubt. But before you vow to switch to tea, you should know that most kitchen products will likely host a heck of a lot of grossness if they arent properly cared for.

Check out CBSs report on the health concern.

Video credit: BS Pittsburgh

Below is a Keurig customer who made a video about him feeling sick from drinking coffee made in his Keurig machine

Video credit:...

06:33

NYT Shows How Not to Analyze Mass-Shooting Data Weasel Zippers

Via NRO: Some colleagues sent me the New York Times article What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer today. My jaw just about hit the floor when I saw the chart that appears at the top of the piece, above everything else except the title and byline: Uh, notice a problem there, []

06:24

SOMETIMES THE FOX NEWS HYPOCRITES MAKE IT TOO EASY No More Mister Nice Blog

On Fox News this weekend, Jeanine Pirro implied that we should dismiss allegations of child molestation against Roy Moore because the events in question weren't recent:

To vindicate of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore ... Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro invoked the it-was-a-long-time-ago defense.

While Pirro did not outright accuse the Washington Post report of being false, she did defend Moore in a number of roundabout ways. Right now, its 40 years later. I doubt there could be a charge filed here. The guy has been investigated a million times, Roy Moore, apparently more than any other candidate in Alabama. Is the Republican Party destroying itself or didnt they do enough vetting of this guy Moore? Said Pirro.
Later in the segment, she said,
With Louis C.K., he admitted stuff. You know, Kevin Spacey, apparently there are a lot, and a lot of it is recent. And with Harvey Weinstein, the NYPD wired up one of the women, and she's got him on tape, where he's admitting he did what you said he did. This is 40 years ago!



"This is 40 years ago!" Let's see: How hard will it be to show that Pirro is a hypocrite?

Let's quickly search "pirro 'statute of limitations'" ... gosh, look what pops right up.
Former DA Jeanine Pirro 'disappointed' in legislators for protecting pedophiles: 'Shame on them'

A high-profile former prosecutor is railing against state lawmakers for protecting pedophiles with their inaction on the statute of limitations law.

Former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro faced the harsh reality of the free-pass statute when she went after pedophile priests in 2002.

The grand jury she empaneled then made no criminal charges but it urged the state Legislature to eliminate the paralyzing statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.

Fourteen years later, Pirro said, lawmakers are still lollygagging.
What else? Oh, yes -- here are a couple of passages from Pirro's 2003 book...

06:21

Narva/Ivangorod and the Limits of Nationalism bensozia

Narva and Ivangorod are two Russian-speaking towns on opposite banks of the Narva River. But as it happens the river is the border between Russia and Estonia, so Narva is in Estonia and Ivangorod is in Russia. Times reporter Andrew Higgins found that while the people of Narva are drawn emotionally to Putin's Russian nationalism, few of them actually want to be part of Russia:

It is a different world over there, said Sergei Stepanov, the former longtime editor of Narvskaya Gazeta, a Russian-language newspaper in Narva. You see and feel the difference as soon as you cross the bridge across the river the roads, the bureaucracy, the mentality.

Another Narva resident says, We are all Russians, but we have a different mentality here. We are used to European ways.
Incomes are higher in Narva, pensions are much higher, and it is much easier to do just about anything. Streets are in better shape, trash is picked up on schedule, construction projects are finished on time and on budget, and people are optimistic about their future. In Ivangorod, not so much.

Part of Ivangorod's problem is that as a border city it is wrapped up in the state's security mania, a Russian problem that goes back to Stalin:
The church, along with the fortress and various museums, make Ivangorod an attractive destination for tourists. But getting them to come is not easy: Russian law and its security apparatus have put Ivangorod out of bounds for all but the most determined visitors.

All Russians who live outside the border area and any foreigner who wants to visit must submit a written application in Russian and obtain permission from the Leningrad Region branch of the F.S.B., the successor to the Soviet-era K.G.B. It took a reporter for The New York Times two applications and four months to get the permits needed to spend time in Ivangorod.
The mayor of Narva summed it up: Russians here do not want to go back to the motherland.

The best defense against the raging emotions that can wreck democratic politics is government that works for the people. The threat of extremism is always with us, but it is much worse when the economy collapses or the government is corrupt and incompetent.

06:20

The Plot Thickens=> Memo Presented by Russian Lawyer at Trump Tower Meeting Was Written by FUSION GPS The Gateway Pundit

The plot thickens.

As The Gateway Pundit reported earlier this week, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya met with Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, before and after she met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower in June.

According to Fox News, Veselnitskaya met with Glenn Simpson mere hours before she and three Russians sauntered over to Trump Tower to meet with Don Jr. and few others from Trumps campaign. She then met with Simpson AGAIN after she left Trump Tower.

But hours before the Trump Tower meeting on June 9, 2016, Fusion co-founder and ex-Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Simpson was with Veselnitskaya in a Manhattan federal courtroom, a confidential source told Fox News. Court records reviewed by Fox News, email correspondence and published reports corroborate the pairs presence together. The source told Fox News they also were together after the Trump Tower meeting.

Reuters reported that the memo Veselnitskaya presented to Don Jr at Trump Tower was PREPARED BY FUSION GPS.yes the same firm that Hillarys camp paid millions of dollars to for the garbage Russia dossier.

The sources told Reuters that the negative information that Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya wanted to give to Republican Trumps campaign at a June 2016 meeting in New York had been dug up by Fusion GPS in an unrelated investigationIn an interview with Bloomberg on Monday, Veselnitskaya said she went to the Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner, and top campaign adviser Paul Manafort to show them proof of tax evasion by major Democratic donorsThe memo had been prepared by Fusion...

06:17

Chris Hedges: The Power of Propaganda Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad with Chris Hedges RT America on Nov 12, 2017 Stuart Ewen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Film & Media at Hunter College and author of Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture joins Chris Hedges for a conversation on the power of mass propaganda. RT Correspondent []

06:02

Basketball Players Like To Bash Trump, The Ones Arrested In China Need Him Weasel Zippers

China will help them turns their lives around. Via The Federalist: While President Trump tours China, three prominent University of California at Los Angeles mens basketball players remain detained in the country after being arrested on Tuesday for allegedly shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store. According to ESPN, the trio includes freshman Cody Riley, Jalen []

05:31

2 Out Of Every 3 Tweets About NATO Is Written By A Bot Now Weasel Zippers

Via Tsarizm: A study by the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (StratCom) found that 2 out of 3 tweets about the NATO presence in the Baltic states are produced by robotic accounts, or Bots. Within the Russian Federation itself, this number rises to 84%. The study analyzed the situation in four countries []

05:30

Gabby Giffords gun control group sues the Trump Admin Fellowship of the Minds

If a gun grabber showed at least some interest in enforcing current gun laws, I might reevaluate their agenda. But they arent so I wont. From HuffPo: The gun control group led by former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) is suing Continue reading

05:19

EPIC! Philippine President Duterte Sings with Orchestra Upon Trumps Request (Video) The Gateway Pundit

Another Amazing moment for President Donald Trump
Donald Trump landed in the Philippines for the last leg of his East Asian tour on Sunday.

President Trump was fted by firebrand Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte.

At one point in their official dinner Duterte sang with the orchestra upon President Trumps request.

As the song ended, President Duterte told the audience that he had performed on the orders of the commander-in-chief of the United States.

The post EPIC! Philippine President Duterte Sings with Orchestra Upon Trumps Request (Video) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

05:18

Hell Freezes Over=> Chuck Todd Shuts Down Roy Moore Pedo Smear, Calls Out McConnells Orchestrated Outrage (VIDEO) The Gateway Pundit

Even a broken clock is right twice a day. On Sunday, Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd stopped MSNBC political analyst Elise Jordan dead in her tracks after she attempted to label Judge Roy Moore a pedophile.

Todd then went on to say Senate Leader Mitch McConnells outrage in respect to the Washington Post smear felt orchestrated.

Video credit: Rachel Boulter

Read the transcript of the exchange below:

CHUCK TODD:

All right. Roy Moore, Elise, Ive got to ask you here, whats the party I mean Pat Toomey wouldnt answer the question. Whats worse, if Roy Moore wins or loses, for the GOP?

ELISE JORDAN:

I think absolutely it is worse if Roy Moore wins, for the GOP. And you look at that interview, thats case in point. It was so uncomfortable for Senator Toomey to try to defend these charges of pedophilia against Roy Moore. And he was forced to say the allegations were 40 years old.

CHUCK TODD:

In fairness, the molestation doesnt it isnt pedophilia. We looked up this legal definition to be careful there. But its molestation.

ELISE JORDAN:

Molestation.

CHUCK TODD:

When its teen.

ELISE JORDAN:

When youre debate

CHUCK TODD:

When its pre-teen it is pedophilia.

ELISE JORDAN:

But when you are having to say

CHUCK TODD:

When were having to debate this.

ELISE JORDAN:

molestation

CHUCK TODD:

Versus pedophilia.

ELISE JORDAN:

when you are having to defend someone who is accused of it and who there are corroborated eyewitnesses backing up the case, its a tough position to be in.

CHUCK TODD:

Charlie Cook, is Mitch McConnell, the way hes...

05:00

"IF It Proves True" Is A Very Disingenuous Trope Republicans Are Using To Protect Their Own Asses DownWithTyranny!


The Democrats were going to win big in the 2006 midterms. An anti-Bush/anti-GOP wave had been building in intensity and reach for months. In the end, the Republicans lost a net of 30 seats, and although the DCCC elected mostly Blue Dogs and New Dems from the Republican wing of the Democratic Party who were never going to be able to hold their seats-- they've pretty much all been subsequently defeated-- among the GOP scumbags who were defeated were real villains like Dick Pombo (R-CA), Jim Ryun (R-KS), Charles Taylor (R-NC), J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ), John Sweeney (R-NY), Curt Weldon (R-PA), Mark Green (R-WI) and Chris Chocola (R-IN). The cherry on the cake was the Mark Foley child molestation scandal. And, although Pelosi closed ranks with the Republicans to protect their colleague personally, the scandal was the last straw for many voters that year. Foley molesting underage boys-- no, he didn't just send them mash notes online-- damaged the GOP's brand.

Speaking of which... what more is there to say about that posterchild of Republican hypocrisy, Roy Moore? After a couple of days of moral ambiguity from most of them, Republican office-holders have finally started to distance themselves from him. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) officially rescinded their endorsements of Moore. Bob Corker made it clear that he's glad he never endorsed the unfit Moore in the first place:


05:00

Profs Publish Book On Pushing Social Justice In Class Weasel Zippers

Social justice warrior is the new community organizer. Via Campus Reform: Two professors just published an entire anthology dedicated to teaching educators how to infuse their curriculum with social justice concerns. The book, Promoting Social Justice Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, published by Indiana University Press, was spearheaded by Georgia Southern Professor Delores []

04:30

Looks Like McAuliffe To Make 2020 Bid Weasel Zippers

Good luck with that. Raise your hand if you think Mcauliffe even has a chance in hell. Via Washington Examiner: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who has been stuck at the bottom of all the 2020 presidential polls, saw his political stock soar last week when his party scored huge election victories, cementing his legacy and []

04:28

REPORT: Clinton Foundation Under Severe Financial Strain After Worlds Largest Corporations End Contributions The Gateway Pundit

A new report by the International Business Times suggests the Clinton Foundation is under severe financial strain after the worlds largest corporations have ended all contributions to the corrupt organization.

Major corporations that have halted all donations to the Clinton Foundation since President Trump won the White House include Boeing, Chevron, Daimler Trucks North America, Dell, Duke Energy, General Electric, Humana, Lockheed Martin and UPS.

From the IB Times:

Most of the companies that have previously donated to the Clinton Foundation didnt contribute in the second quarter of 2017, according to the organizations website, although some, including Acxiom Corporation, BTIG LLC, Google and Starkey Hearing Technologies, have. Cities, countries, foundations and other nonprofits also donate to the foundation, and some contributed in 2017.

Its impossible to know precisely whats happened to Clinton Foundation fundraising in the year since Secretary Clinton lost. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the foundation submits financial information to the Internal Revenue Service once per year, and information on both 2016 and 2017 is not yet publicly available. But International Business Times contacted nearly 50 major corporations that had previously donated to the foundation, asking if they had made new contributions after the 2016 presidential campaign. Thirty of them did not respond or declined to comment on the questions. Of the 18 that did, all said they had not made new donations.

Reports of corporations turning their back on the foundation come amid a report largely ignored by the mainstream media, where hedge fund manager and self-described Wall Street whistleblower, Charles Ortel, alleges the Clinton Foundation purposely hid payments attached to the now infamous Russia-Uranium One deal.

Jerome Corsi reports:

To stress the gravity of the Clinton Foundations Russian Uranium One scandal, Ortel told Infowars.comthat he believes Clinton Foundation financial reports are criminally fraudulent in failing to report payments received in relation to the Russian Uranium One Scandal.

[]Take 2009 results , for example, completed during 2010, Ortel argued.  You will not find combining...

04:03

President Trump: Im With Our Agencies On Russian Election Meddling Weasel Zippers

Media looking for another burger with Russian dressing. Via Stars and Stripes: President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But Trump also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is sincere when he says Russia didnt interfere. I believe []

03:54

Breaking: WaPo Hacks Fail Again! Judge Roy Moore Continues to Hold Double Digit Lead Over Democrat Opponent The Gateway Pundit

Judge Roy Moore Continues Lead on Liberal Doug Jones!

On Thursday the far left Washington Post published a hit piece accusing Judge Roy Moore of Alabama of sexual contact with a teenager 38 years ago.

Judge Roy Moore immediately denied the scurrilous charges.

On Saturday Roy Moore, the Republican senatorial candidate from Alabama, told an audience on Veterans Day that hes not been guilty of sexual conduct.

As The Gateway Pundit predicted Alabama voters are not buying the crap the Washington Post is peddling as news.

Roy Moore continues to lead Jones by double digits.
Breitbart.com reported:

Two new polls demonstrate that GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore remains unaffected entirely by smears in the Washington Post against him, and his lead before the Post piece on Thursday afternoon remains intact.

One of the polls, which were both provided by the pollster to Breitbart News exclusively on Saturday evening, was conducted on Thursday morning before the publication of the Post piece that afternoon. The second one was conducted on Saturday evening. Together, they show Judge Moores lead over Democrat Doug Jones has been virtually unaffected since the Post story came out.

The first survey, which was conducted entirely before noon local time on Thursday, shows Moore leading Jones by 50 percent to 39.2 percent with 10.8 percent undecided. That survey of 1,354 likely voters in the upcoming Dec. 12 special election has a margin of error of 3.5 percent.

The second survey, conducted Saturday eveningtwo days after the...

03:35

TGP Prediction: Roy Moore Will Win in a Landslide; Alabama Voters Wont Buy Far Left WaPo Claptrap The Gateway Pundit

Guest post by Joe Hoft

Last week the Washington Post (WaPo) reported that the Republican candidate for the US Senate from Alabama, Judge Roy Moore, dated a 14- year old girl in the 1970s.  This was the first time that this accusation has been raised in several decades and several elections Judge Moore has had in the past 40 years.  Moore immediately denied the charges, tweeting that The forces of evil will lie, cheat, steal even inflict physical harm if they believe it will silence and shut up Christian conservatives like you and me..

Almost immediately Democrats and Republican elites began calling for Moore to drop out of the race with the election only a month away.  Republican Senate Majority Leader and anti-Trumper Mitch McConnell hinted that he may not seat Roy Moore when he wins.

However, conservatives like Sean Hannity and Mark Levin stood up for Moore and accused the WaPo article of being a complete fabrication and another liberal hit piece (similar to the bus video released on President Trump a month before the Presidential election).

Next news about the woman accusing Moore was released and it showed a very unstable individual indeed:

Purportedly Moores main accuser Leigh Corfman has had three divorces, filed for bankruptcy three times, and has been charged with multiple misdemeanors. Posts on Moores FB page indicate that Corfman, has claime...

03:19

BUSTED: Mother of Roy Moore Accuser Contradicts Key Detail of Daughters Sexual Advancement Claim The Gateway Pundit

They say if you want to catch a liar, merely let them talk. In the case of Judge Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman, just let her mother talk.

In an interview with Breitbart News, Corfmans mother Nancy Wells contradicted a key detail of her daughters sexual advancement claim against the Alabama GOP Senate candidate.

As Breitbart News reporter Aaron Klein noted on Sunday, Wells, 71, says that her daughter did not have a phone in her bedroom during the period that Moore is reported to have allegedly called Corfman purportedly on Corfmans bedroom phone to arrange at least one encounter.

Breitbart News reports:

Citing Corfman, the Postreported:

After her mother went into the courtroom, Corfman says, Moore asked her where she went to school, what she liked to do and whether he could call her sometime. She remembers giving him her number and says he called not long after. She says she talked to Moore on her phone in her bedroom, and they made plans for him to pick her up at Alcott Road and Riley Street, around the corner from her house.

Soon after, Corfman said, he called again, and picked her up again at the same spot.

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Corfman clearly claimed she spoke to Moore on what she said was her phone in her bedroom on at least one of those occasions. The Post did not specify whether the second or third alleged calls purportedly took place on a bedroom phone.

Wells, Corfmans mother, was asked by Breitbart News: Back then did she have her own phone in her room or something?

No, she replied matter-of-factly. But the phone in the house could get through to her easily.

On the face of it, Moores detractors may purport the location of Corfmans phone matters little, but as Klein points out The Post story relies heavily on Co...

03:09

DECLARE WAR ON THE GOVERNMENT, GET HONORED BY THE GOVERNMENT -- IF YOU'RE A RIGHT-WING WHITE MALE No More Mister Nice Blog

Remember, taking a knee during "The Star-Spangled Banner" is treason, but this government honoree is a patriot:

LAKE HAVASU CITY A 2-mile section of road in Mohave County, Arizona, is being renamed after a resident and militia member who was killed during last year's standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved the renaming of a section of Yellowstone Road to LaVoy Finicum Road....

Finicum was a member of Citizens for Constitutional Freedom. He was shot and killed during the standoff in January 2016 by law enforcement officers. The state troopers who killed him were cleared of wrongdoing.

The organizers of the occupation were seeking an opportunity to advance their view that the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies were constitutionally required to turn over most of the public lands they manage to the individual states....

"I believe LaVoy Finicum died defending the Constitution in a manner of his own choosing," said Supervisor Hildy Angius, who introduced the proposal. "That is why I told his father, who stood in front of me with tears in his eyes, that I was proud to make the motion."

Several residents spoke in favor of the name change at the meeting. Kingman resident Jennifer Jones-Esposito called Finicum an "American patriot" who was "murdered in cold blood" at the hands of authorities.
You remember Finicum, don't you?
Robert "LaVoy" Finicum ... swore repeatedly that federal authorities wouldn't take him alive.

Finicum, a 55-year-old rancher from northern Arizona, said it over and over to the media outlets that interviewed him while he sat under a blue tarp at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.

He told CNN ...: "There's no way I'm going to sit in a concrete cell where I can't see the stars and roll out my bedroll on the ground. ... It's OK. I've lived a good life."

And MSNBC: "There are some things more important than your life, and freedom is one of them."

And even in his Twitter bio: "Rancher, Loves Freedom and willing to fight and die defending it."

... He wrote and self-published a novel, Only By Blood and Suffering, a right-wing fever dream of a post-apocalyptic landscape.

...

03:01

California Gov. Moonbeam To Protesters During Climate Speech: Lets Put You In The Ground Weasel Zippers

Yet lock her up is violent rhetoric. Via Washington Examiner: California Gov. Jerry Brown jokingly called for protesters to be put in the ground as they disrupted his speech at a climate change event in Germany. I agree with you, in the ground. Lets put you in the ground so we can get on with []

02:59

Franklin Graham: Im Praying for Roy Moore and His Family The Gateway Pundit

On Thursday the far left Washington Post published a hit piece accusing Judge Roy Moore of Alabama of sexual contact with a teenager 38 years ago.

Judge Roy Moore immediately denied the scurrilous charges.

On Saturday Roy Moore, the Republican senatorial candidate from Alabama, told an audience on Veterans Day that hes not been guilty of sexual conduct.

On Sunday Christian leader Franklin Graham tweeted out Roy Moores denial and said he was praying for Judge Moore.

The post Franklin Graham: Im Praying for Roy Moore and His Family appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

02:56

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORMWHAT DID PRESIDENT TRUMP MEAN BY THAT? THE MARSHALL REPORT

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The media is a sad bunch.  They read the scripts handed down from the network owners who we now all know have been foreign investors.  Mostly Saudi oil tycoons who have bought and paid for political puppets to sit in government offices and do their bidding.  There is no way the likes of Maxine Waters would be sitting in a 4 .5 million dollar home, nor be allowed to shout th...

02:36

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown threatens to put climate-change protesters in the ground Fellowship of the Minds

California governor Jerry Brown is in the midst of a 10-day tour in Europe to propagandize about anthropogenic (man-made) climate change, which will end with the United Nations conference on climate change. Several days ago, at an event organized by Continue reading

02:30

Baby-butcher supporter Kristen Bell shilling for Whole Foods Fellowship of the Minds

Hollyweird libtard Kristen Bell is a big supporter of baby butchers Planned Parenthood. She is also very vocal about her disdain for President Trump. Bell is also a rabid anti-gunner. A glimpse at some of Bells tweets: The @NRA needs mental health Continue reading

02:22

Arkansas Justice: Racism, Torture, and a Botched Execution The Intercept

Solomon Graves, right, explains to members of the media the ground rules for selecting media witnesses for the scheduled execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark., on April 27, 2017.

02:19

Remaking Armistice Day into Veterans Day Consortiumnews

The holiday now celebrated as Veterans Day to thank American soldiers   started as Armistice Day, a time for reflection on the horrors of war after millions died in World War I, as Gary Kohls recalls. By Gary Kohls

02:13

New York Times Continues to Prove They Are Nothing More than Angry Bigots The Gateway Pundit

The New York Times pushed their anti-white racism again on Sunday morning.
The New York Times REALLY hates white people!

Because its OK to lash out at white people.

And theyre surprised that Middle America has tuned them out?

Todays headline: Can My Children Be Friends with White People?

Being anti-white is not trendy or cool its racist.

The post New York Times Continues to Prove They Are Nothing More than Angry Bigots appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

02:07

Interview With Rania Masri On Saudi Arabia And Kidnapping Of Lebanese Prime Minister Shadowproof

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When Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariris plane landed in Saudi Arabia on November 3, his phone was confiscated. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did not send an entourage to greet him like a dignitary. The next day, he appeared in a taped broadcast on a Saudi television station and read a statement that suggested he had resigned.

Hariri has essentially been held incommunicado for over a week, even though a few heads of state have apparently been allowed to see him under the supervision of Saudi authorities. Lebanese President Michel Aoun demands the Saudis end this blunt and bare-faced intervention in the countrys domestic affairs. It likely involves the Saudi regimes disapproval of how he has handled Hezbollah.

Was this all meant to provoke an Israeli military assault on Lebanon?

Hariris detention unfolds as Salman and others simultaneously burnish their image in the world press as reformers. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud launched an anti-corruption probe and rounded up hundreds of princes, investors, and moguls, who are detained at a Ritz Carlton hotel. The move does not seem to involve much due process, and it is quite clearly an attempt to consolidate power.

This week on the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast, Arab American professor and activist Rania Masri joins the show to unpack and contextualize all that has happened with Saudi Arabia and Lebanon in the past days.

Masri briefly outlines political responses in Lebanon, what the Saudi regime may be seeking to accomplish, and how media is whitewashing the regime by treating the Crown Prince as a reformer. She also addresses the blaming of Iran for the escalation in tensions. And, later in the show, she recaps the first year of Donald Trumps presidency and how the administration has reinforced the agenda of the Saudi regime.

Listen to the interview with Rania Masri by clicking on the above player or by going here.

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Below is a partial transcript from the interview:

RANIA KHALEK: Walk us through what happened last week, beginning with how we got to Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigning on al Arabiya to today and what...

02:00

Steve Bannon Tells Republicans In South Carolina: Its Time For Us To Get Angry Again Weasel Zippers

Back to offense not defense. Via Charleston Post and Courier: When former White House adviser Steve Bannon walked onstage Friday night to address a sold-out crowd at the Citadel Republican Societys annual Patriot Dinner, he was welcomed like a rock-star. Cadets whooped and hollered in their woolen dress uniforms. A man wearing a coat and []

01:24

K.C. Rag Blames Legal Gun Owners For Gun Thefts The Gateway Pundit

In an article titled Criminals are stealing more firearms than ever and KC gun owners are making it too easy, Kansas City Star writer Joe Robertson opines that legal gun owners are to blame for being victims of theft.

His first such instance stems from one of the infamous and mythical gun free zones, Arrowhead Stadium, where the Chiefs play. Robertson writes:

He (Eric Neely) and his girlfriend were in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot. He had tickets to the Chiefs game against the Saints last October, and the Nebraskan needed to stow the gun in his SUV before passing through the stadiums metal detectors. But the gun and the backpack were gone when they returned hours later.

So, right there, within the first few sentences of his story, Robertson makes the argument against the very thing he wants to do. What seemingly flies over his head is the fact that if the stadium werent a gun free zone, then the theft victim, Neely, would have been able to keep the gun on him, and the theft never would have happened.

Thank you, Joe Robertson, for the making the case against gun free zones.

But wait, theres more! Robertson continues with:

Gun thieves know there are eager buyers for illegal guns who, because they cant get them legally, will readily pay a hefty cash price on the street, said Don Pind, a Kansas City firearms training consultant.

You can get $300 for anything that goes bang, he said.

The repercussions run deep. A 2016 study by the University of Pittsburghs Graduate School of Public Health determined that in violent crimes where guns were recovered, the perpetrator carried a gun owned by someone else 8 out of 10 times.

Scrolling through his twitter page, @robertsonkcstar, he appears to be a rabid anti gunner. Except those very sentences there negate any support for so-called universal background checks, as he pretty much...

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