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  • MATTHEW SHEPARD: THE LIE CONTINUES

    10/14/2018 4:20:53 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 21 replies
    Takimag ^ | 10/13/18
    In 2009, Barack Obama honored dead gay man Matthew Shepard by putting his name on some silly-ass federal hate crimes act. Now Shepard’s gay corpse will join other luminaries as Woodrow Wilson and Helen Keller by being interred at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Ever since Shepard’s 1998 murder in Laramie, WY, his legacy has become sanctified to a nigh untouchable level. We are led to believe that two homophobic Wyoming rednecks met Shepard at a bar, then lured him to the outskirts of town, where they cracked his skull by pistol-whipping him and then tied him to a...
  • FBI’s 37 secret pages of memos about Russia, Clintons and Uranium One

    10/01/2018 3:05:19 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/18 | JOHN SOLOMON
    Eight years after its informant uncovered criminal wrongdoing inside Russia’s nuclear industry, the FBI has identified 37 pages of documents that might reveal what agents told the Obama administration, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and others about the controversial Uranium One deal. There’s just one problem: The FBI claims it must keep the memos secret from the public. Their excuses for the veil of nondisclosure range from protecting national security and law enforcement techniques to guarding the privacy of individual Americans and the ability of agencies to communicate with each other. Sound familiar? It’s a lot like the initial reasons...
  • Radical Activist Filmmaker Laura Poitras Shared Byline on WaPo NSA Story

    06/11/2013 5:59:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 6/11/13 | Alana Goodman
    The coauthor of the Washington Post’s bombshell story on the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program is a long-time activist filmmaker who has railed against U.S. counterterrorism policies put into place after the Sept. 11 attacks. Filmmaker Laura Poitras, who shared the lead byline with former Post journalist Barton Gellman on the paper’s front-page NSA story, is not on the Post’s staff and is not a print reporter. Poitras has criticized the “illegal” Guantanamo Bay detention facility, described enhanced interrogation techniques as “legalized torture,” and criticized the intelligence community’s surveillance methods in her films and public comments. While traditional media...
  • Obama adviser backs off Bush missile defense line

    05/01/2009 12:04:16 PM PDT · by james500 · 19 replies · 1,640+ views
    AP ^ | 5/1/2009 | DESMOND BUTLER
    A senior adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama says that Russia has some reasonable concerns about U.S. missile defense plans. Russia has strongly opposed U.S. missile defense plans in Europe. Moscow says the system could undermine the deterrent of its vast nuclear arsenal. ... However, Obama's coordinator for weapons of mass destruction policy, Gary Samore on Friday said that Russia's objections are legitimate as Washington and Moscow pursue nuclear reductions.
  • Vatican Bombshell: McCarrick Conspiracy Uncovered! (Francis and Vatican Curia Directly Accused)

    08/25/2018 9:03:29 PM PDT · by NRx · 85 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 08-24-2018 | Rod Dreher
    Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who served at the papal nuncio (that is, Vatican ambassador) to the United States from 2011-2016, has dropped an atomic bomb on Francis’s papacy, charging that “corruption has reached the very top of the Church’s hierarchy.”In a lengthy statement, Vigano says that Francis has known for years about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s sexual abuse, but brought him into the pontifical inner circle anyway, and sent him around the world on papal missions.In fact, says Vigano, the Roman curia has known about McCarrick since the year 2000, but McCarrick was protected by gay supporters honeycombed throughout the Vatican....
  • Mueller may have a conflict — and it leads directly to a Russian oligarch

    05/14/2018 1:14:54 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    The sHill ^ | 5/14/18 | John Solomon
    ...In 2009, when Mueller ran the FBI, the bureau asked Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska to spend millions of his own dollars funding an FBI-supervised operation to rescue a retired FBI agent, Robert Levinson, captured in Iran while working for the CIA in 2007.
  • ric Holder will decide whether to run in 2020 'sometime early next year'

    07/24/2018 9:35:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 24, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    ormer attorney general Eric Holder is mulling a 2020 presidential run, saying on Monday he’ll make the decision “sometime early next year.” “I'm thinking about it,” Holder, who ran the Justice Department from 2009 until 2015 under President Obama, told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert. “What I've said is that I'd make a determination sometime early next year.” “My focus, really, now, is on 2018, the midterms and trying to make sure that Democrats take back the Senate, take back the House and do well, importantly, at the state level,” he continued.
  • UBS whistleblower exposes 'political prostitution' all the way up to President Obama

    08/29/2016 2:43:21 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 5 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 25 August 2015 | Ian Allison
    UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, is facing embarrassment over fresh revelations going back to the tax investigation that led to the collapse of Swiss banking secrecy. Two significant events are looming before UBS. The first is the possibility of a public trial in France, featuring UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld, concerning historic tax evasion allegedly orchestrated by the bank. That could happen this year. The other is the publication this October of Birkenfeld's scathing new book, Lucifer's Banker, which covers his time at UBS. The tax evasion controversy, which was first highlighted in 2005, subsequently involved the US Department of...
  • DOJ failed to interview FBI informant before it filed charges in Russian nuclear bribery case

    12/04/2017 4:20:23 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    While he was Maryland’s chief federal prosecutor, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s office failed to interview the undercover informant in the FBI’s Russian nuclear bribery case before it filed criminal charges in the case in 2014, officials told The Hill. And the prosecutors did not let a grand jury hear from the paid informant before it handed up an indictment portraying him as a “victim” of the Russian corruption scheme, or fully review his extensive trove of documents until months later, the officials confirmed. The decisions backfired after prosecutors conducted more extensive debriefings of William Campbell in 2015, learning much...
  • ...18 MORE Gitmo detainees 2 b freed in days-Obama/transfer fanatics who/threatened 2 bomb/behead

    01/06/2017 9:48:43 PM PST · by Syncro · 24 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Jan 5, 2017 | Alana Goodman
    Whole title:EXCLUSIVE: At least 18 MORE Guantanamo detainees to be freed within days as Obama starts mass transfer of fanatics who have threatened to bomb and behead AmericansPresident Obama is planning to transfer at least 18 more Guantanamo Bay detainees within days after announcing that four prisoners are being sent to Saudi Arabia, DailyMail.com has learned. snip FREED DETAINEES WHO RETURNED TO TERROR A series of those already freed from the Cuban facility have gone straight back to jihad. They include:Ibrahim Sen: Held in Guantanamo Bay from February 2002 until November 8, 2003. Released to Turkey because U.S. officials reportedly...
  • REVEALED: CHRISTOPHER STEELE VISITED STATE DEPARTMENT SHORTLY BEFORE 2016 ELECTION

    06/20/2018 9:18:21 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/20/2018 | chuck ross
    Former British spy Christopher Steele visited the State Department in October 2016 and briefed officials there about his work on the infamous anti-Trump dossier, it was revealed on Wednesday. “Based upon our review of the visitor logs at the State Department, Mr. Steele visited the State Department, briefing officials on the dossier in October 2016,” Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said during a hearing held to review the U.S. government’s response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Steele’s visit to Foggy Bottom in Washington, D.C., prior to the election has not been previously reported. Burr revealed...
  • FLASHBACK:Obama: Another dismal jobs report is likely (Obama released Jobs data 1 day early)

    06/08/2018 9:43:21 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 5, 2009 yes 2009 | Reuters staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama predicted more grim economic news when the government releases its January employment data on Friday. “Tomorrow, we’re expecting another dismal jobs report on top of the 2.6 million jobs that we lost last year,” Obama said during a visit to the Department of Energy on Thursday. The report is due out at 8:30 a.m. EST (1330 GMT) on Friday.
  • Former Counterterrorism Head: FBI Never Called Ft. Hood 'Workplace Violence'

    05/20/2013 1:19:02 PM PDT · by paltz · 13 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5/20/12 | Kerrry Picket
    Michael Steinbach, former head of the FBI’s counterterrorism division and now special agent in charge of Miami, told over 30 congressional staffers in March of 2012 that, contrary to the White House's classification, the bureau does not refer to the Fort Hood shooting as "workplace violence." As head of the FBI counterterrorism division, Steinbach oversaw the investigation into the mass murder at Texas Army base. Steinbach made this claim during an unclassified counterterrorism briefing on Capitol Hill.
  • FBI Solves Decades-Old Art Heist, Suspect Had Been Represented By John Kerry

    05/23/2018 10:32:29 PM PDT · by bitt · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Mar 29, 2015 | howie carr
    dated Mar 29, 2015 BOSTON – The FBI has positively identified the two robbers who in 1990 committed the largest art heist in history, stealing over $500 million worth of masterpieces from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum here. One of them is a local ex-con who was free only because his lawyer, now Secretary of State John Kerry, was able to get his first-degree murder conviction overturned in 1982. “We got justice,” Kerry told a reporter in 2009 of his work for the notorious hoodlum, “and I’ll go to my grave proud that we did.” Multiple law-enforcement sources here have...
  • The Papadopoulos Affair: Such a Downer

    05/23/2018 1:06:18 AM PDT · by gattaca · 7 replies
    The American Spectator | May 22, 2018 | George Parry
    So many questions, too many coincidences... “ In September 2016, Michael Smith, an Australian investigative journalist and former police detective, reported that this agreement opened the door to the mishandling of millions of dollars by the Clinton Foundation. According to Smith, shortly after the Memorandum of Understanding had been signed, the Clinton Foundation incorporated an entity to fight AIDS in Papua New Guinea. In July 2006, that entity, the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative (“CHAI”), entered into a funding agreement with the Australian government to receive $10,000,000. Under that agreement, CHAI was to begin work in August 2006. Even though CHAI...
  • Lapid: Obama needs to return his Nobel Peace Prize

    12/19/2017 12:21:46 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/12/17 | David Rosenberg
    Yesh Atid chairman and former Finance Minister Yair Lapid urged former President Barack Obama to return the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded in 2009, if an investigative report regarding his administration’s behavior towards the Hezbollah terror group is correct. Speaking with party members on Monday, Lapid responded to a report released by Politico early Monday morning which claims that the Obama administration systematically shielded the Hezbollah terrorist organization from prosecution, blunting the efforts of the Drug Enforcement Administration to crack-down on Hezbollah’s global drug trade and money laundering rackets. “If the report is correct,” Lapid told party members at...
  • Members of Justice Department's National Security Division Leadership Team Announced

    09/29/2009 4:06:29 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies · 509+ views
    US DOJ.gov ^ | September 28, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: Members of Justice Department's National Security Division Leadership Team Announced WASHINGTON — David Kris, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, today announced the National Security Division’s (NSD) leadership team. Among others, Kris announced the appointment of Brad Wiegmann to be the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General; Donald Vieira to be the Chief of Staff; Todd Hinnen as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Law and Policy; Tashina Gauhar as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Intelligence; and George Toscas as the Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Counterterrorism and Counterespionage. “We are...
  • A Government of Social and Behavioral Nudges

    10/13/2015 10:30:54 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 3 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 10/13/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    On September 15, 2015, Barack Obama signed an Executive Order with the intent on implementing “Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People.” The Executive Order (EO) is based on a “growing body of evidence demonstrating that behavioral science insights — research findings from fields such as behavioral economics and psychology about how people make decisions and act on them — can be used to design government policies to better serve the American people.” Furthermore, the EO continues, “Where Federal policies have been designed to reflect behavioral science insights, they have substantially improved outcomes for the individuals, families, communities,...
  • The Nudge Debate (liberal paternalism)

    08/08/2013 9:39:15 PM PDT · by rey · 18 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 8 August 2013 | David Brooks
    excerpt: In 2009, Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein published a book, called “Nudge,” on how government and other organizations could induce people to avoid common errors. Last year, Sunstein gave the Storrs Lectures at Yale on the topic, which will soon be published as a book called “Nanny Statecraft.” Last month, the Obama administration announced that it is creating a new team to explore applications of this sort of empirical research to policy-making.
  • Second American female convert to Islam arrested in plot to kill Motoonist

    03/12/2010 10:55:30 PM PST · by Cindy · 41 replies · 2,005+ views
    SNIPPET: “..."For the Love of Islam: A Second American Woman Is Arrested in Cartoonist Case,” by Vanessa O’Connell, Stephanie Simon and Evan Perez in the Wall Street Journal, March 13..." Last Easter, Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, a 31-year-old mom with a $30,000-a-year job as a medical assistant, announced to her family that she had converted to Islam. A few months later, she began posting to Facebook forums whose headings included “STOP caLLing MUSLIMS TERRORISTS!”” SNIPPET: “On Sept. 11, she suddenly left Leadville, Colo., a small town in the Rocky Mountains, for Denver, then for New York, to meet and marry a Muslim...