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  • Democrats use testimony of former bodyguard in quest to prove Trump activities with prostitutes

    11/26/2017 6:02:39 PM PST · by jazusamo · 58 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 26, 2017 | Rowan Scarborough
    House Democrats are trying to prove that President Trump engaged in salacious activities with prostitutes in the swanky Moscow Ritz-Carlton in 2013. He repeatedly has denied any such encounter. Democrats on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, which is investigating Russian interference in the presidential election last year and any Trump campaign collusion, first tried in March to validate the prostitute portion of the unverified Trump-Russia dossier. The attempts were made during questioning of then-FBI director James B. Comey and Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency. More recently, Democrats insisted on calling as a witness...
  • US House committee urges vigilance against violence by Erdogan bodyguards

    09/10/2017 4:58:00 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    The Turkish Minute ^ | September 9, 2017 | TM
    The US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs on Friday sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson requesting that he take steps to ensure that another violent incident involving the security detail of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan does not take place during Erdoğan’s visit to New York for the UN General Assembly on Sept. 12. “The violence on May 16 outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C. was only the latest in a disturbing series of violent, unwarranted behavior by the security forces accompanying President Erdogan while in the United States. In 2011, Turkish security...
  • US Congress: Erdogan No Longer Wanted In America

    05/29/2017 6:24:44 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 23 replies
    The Globe Post ^ | 5-26-17 | Abdullah Ayasun
    The House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee has adopted a harsh language against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, revealing the depth of angst over the brutal crackdown on protesters during President Erdogans visit last week. In a unanimous vote, the Committee also separately condemned Turkey for the violent attack on peaceful protesters outside Turkish Ambassadors residence in Washington, D.C., during President Erdogans entrance to the building.The congressmen at the subcommittee hearing even went on to say that President Erdogan should never be allowed to visit the United States again, and pressed for the expulsion of the Turkish ambassador, echoing the...
  • OT pay for Kasich security detail jumps 64% amid campaign

    04/10/2016 1:19:53 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 8 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 4-10-2016 | Randy Ludlow
    As Ohio Gov. John Kasich campaigned for the presidency, Ohio taxpayers paid $222,243 in overtime during the past year to the state troopers who guard him on the road and at home. The nine State Highway Patrol troopers assigned to the governor's executive-protection unit earned $183,600 in overtime in 2015, a 64-percent jump from 2014, according to state payroll records released today in response to a request from The Dispatch. Four troopers earned more than $20,000 in overtime pay last year for working more than 40 hours a week; one earned nearly $27,000 to boost his annual pay to $94,400....
  • Breaking: Obama Releases 20th 9-11 Hijacker From Gitmo

    09/25/2015 3:06:34 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 39 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/25/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama released Osama Bin Ladens bodyguard this week from Gitmo. Abdul Rahman Shalabi was trained as the 20th hijacker in the 9-11 attacks. 20th hijacker shalabi Obama released Shalabi to Saudi Arabia this week. Shalabi was released from Gitmo on September 21, 2015. Investors Business Daily reported, via Pamela Geller: How much does President Obama still want the Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison shuttered? He just released the man trained to be the 20th hijacker for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. In May, 2008, Rear Adm. David M. Thomas, then-commander of the Joint Task Force at Guantanamo Bay, sent...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Sanctuary City Policies Are Not the Problem, Guns Are

    07/23/2015 2:24:20 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 40 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 7-23-2015 | AWR Hawkins
    During a July 23 press conference, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)(D-CA-12th) suggested the problem with sanctuary city policies isnt the sanctuary aspect but the continued the access to guns. An unidentified reporter asked Pelosi if she supports the current GOP push to force cities to comport with immigration laws, and Pelosi made clear that she does not. She then explained her opposition by making nameless references to the July 1 murder of Kathryn Steinleallegedly shot to death by illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez on San Franciscos Pier 14and argued that sanctuary cities are not the problem. Pelosi said:...
  • Soldier of Fortune? The Pros and Cons to Contracting Overseas

    07/17/2015 11:20:06 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/17/2015 | Robert Spunga
    Today, there are hundreds of thousands of men and women working overseas on various contracts and making good money, probably two to three times what they can make in the United States. On top of that, they may even be eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion, which in 2014 meant that the first $99,200 of their total income earned overseas was excluded from being taxed at the Federal level (its higher for 2015). However and I cant emphasize this enough they are earning it! Naturally, the best-paying jobs are in high-threat environments such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria,...
  • Bloomberg bodyguard jailed for seven years for attempted murder in love triangle shooting

    06/18/2013 10:39:30 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 11 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 06/17/2013 | Jill Reilly
    Mayor Bloomberg's bodyguard has been jailed for seven years for attempted murder in a love triangle shooting. Leopold McLean, 49, shot his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend outside her home in November 2010. The shooting took place after the veteran NYPD officer had dropped off Mayor Bloombergs daughter Georgina at home after a Knicks game.
  • Florida imam's jihad terror ties exposed by local news station

    11/28/2012 8:13:52 AM PST · by bayouranger · 4 replies
    jihadwatch.org ^ | 26NOV12 | Robert Spencer
    We all know CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN or Fox wasn't going to do it. "Imams Terrorist Ties Exposed by Local News Station," from Judicial Watch, November 26 (thanks to Pamela Geller): While the Obama Justice Department tours the nation condemning unfounded discrimination against Muslims at their place of worship, a local Florida news station uncovers an imams ties to a blind sheik behind the first World Trade Center bombing in the early 90s. Not surprisingly, the administrations campaign to combat mosque intolerance is being heavily promoted while the shocking imam terrorist story gets swept under the rug. We only know...
  • Jim Carrey Admits He Has An Armed Bodyguard

    03/27/2013 10:16:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 32 replies
    rightwingnews.com ^ | 26 March 2013 | John Hawkins
    <p>After making news for doing a tired humor video mocking gun owners, whom he also called heartless motherf&ckers, Jim Carrey announced today on twitter that his armed bodyguard doesnt have a hundred rounds in his clip.</p>
  • Anti-gun Michael Moores body guard arrested on gun charges in 2005

    12/18/2012 10:07:49 AM PST · by chessplayer · 15 replies
    Michael Moore is an elitist gun control zealot, but he has (or at least in 2005) a body guard who carries a gun. Why? Because hes safer that way. Filmmaker Michael Moores (search) bodyguard was arrested for carrying an unlicensed weapon in New Yorks JFK airport Wednesday night. Police took Patrick Burke, who says Moore employs him, into custody after he declared he was carrying a firearm at a ticket counter. Burke is licensed to carry a firearm in Florida and California, but not in New York. Burke was taken to Queens central booking and could potentially be charged with...
  • British firm secured Benghazi consulate contract with little experience

    10/14/2012 8:04:41 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 24 replies
    The telegraph ^ | 10/2014 | Damien McElroy, Richard Spencer and Raf Sanchez
    Sources have told the Daily Telegraph that just five unarmed locally hired Libyans were placed on duty at the compound on eight-hour shifts under a deal that fell outside the State Department's global security contracting system. Blue Mountain, the Camarthen firm that won a $387,000 (241,000) one year contract from the US State Department to protect the compound in May, sent just one British employee, recruited from the celebrity bodyguard circuit, to oversee the work. The compound was overrun by a mob of Islamic extremists on the morning of September 12 in an apparent planned attack that resulted in the...
  • Docs:Obama,Holder approved one of Bin Ladens bodyguards for release/transfer from Gitmo

    09/23/2012 7:54:22 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 22 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9-23-12 | Matthew Boyle
    Complete title Documents: Obama, Holder have approved one of Bin Ladens bodyguards for release or transfer from Gitmo Daily Caller front page headline 'HIGH RISK' Report: Obama approves release or transfer of former bin Laden bodyguard ### President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have approved one of Osama bin Ladens personal bodyguards for release or transfer from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to another country, according to prison records released by WikiLeaks and a recently published list of approved-transfer detainees from the Justice Department. Idris Ahmad Abdu Qadir Idris is the second name on Holders Justice Department list...
  • Fluke and Liberals' Bodyguard of Lies

    03/08/2012 3:40:21 AM PST · by servo1969 · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 8, 2012 | Tom Trinko
    Winston Churchill declared that in war, truth was so precious that it must always be accompanied by a bodyguard of lies. Because liberals are at war with American society and their true beliefs are repugnant to most Americans, liberals constantly conceal the truth of their beliefs with sweet-sounding lies. Liberals constantly create a cloud of lies about their support for tolerance and diversity to conceal the absolutely intolerant core of their faith. Americans are informed that tolerance requires them to accept pornography, abortion, gay marriage, casual sex, and everything else that liberals happen to like. Strangely, however, liberals are not...
  • WOW.. Its a Glove - Its a Stun Gun - Its a Camera and more... One punch and you're down..

    05/31/2011 8:59:21 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 18 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 5-31-11 | cakid1
    Its a Glove - Its a Stun Gun - Its a Camera and more... One punch and you're down.. But wait there's more.. this thing seems to have it all.. and it may be coming to Los Angeles County later this year. This thing just looks tough. Here's one way to stay safe. Get The BodyGuard. An inventor came up with this thing. Its a glove, a laser, a flashlight, a camera and a Stun Gun in one. Music video producer David Brown came up with it. (He's made videos for Rage Against the Machine and Snoop Dogg) " The...
  • Smith & Wesson Under the Gun: Loses $37.3m in Q2

    12/10/2010 5:10:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 47 replies · 1+ views
    The Truth About Guns ^ | Robert Farago
    Bloomberg reports that Springfield, MA-based gunmaker Smith & Wesson lost $37.2 million in the second financial quarter. The company racked-up $96.3 million in total net sales in Q2, down $13.4 million or 12.2% from Q2 2010. Drilling down to the trigger-related bits, Smith’s Firearm Division clocked in with net sales of $83.6 million, down $9.8 million or 10.5%, from last year’s Q2 net sales of $93.4 million. As you’d expect, CEO Michael F. Golden downplayed the news . . . “As overall purchasing of firearms moderated during the quarter compared with the record levels a year ago, total sales came...
  • Britney Spears sued for sexual harassment

    09/09/2010 6:31:54 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 34 replies
    bbc ^ | 9 September 2010
    A former bodyguard for pop star Britney Spears has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against her. Fernando Flores has accused the singer of repeatedly parading around in the nude and having sex in front of him. Mr Flores also claims Ms Spears caused him emotional distress by having violent quarrels with her boyfriend in front of her two children. The singer's lawyer did not comment. A lawyer for her ex-husband, Kevin Federline, called the case "baseless". According to papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Mr Flores alleges that Spears made repeated, unwanted sexual advances and summoned him to her...
  • Descendant of Joseph Smith's top bodyguard displays, writes about LDS founder's Nauvoo Legion sword

    07/27/2010 9:29:26 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Ogden Standard-Examiner ^ | July 16, 2010 | JaNae Francis and Standard-Examiner staff
    BOUNTIFUL -- Visitors to a fundraising open house at the Bountiful Heritage Museum last weekend became part of a growing group who have seen the Nauvoo Legion sword once owned by Joseph Smith Jr... Until last year, the sword and an oak casket stick taken from one of Smith's caskets were hidden away from the public for 165 years. SNIP ...he said of key interest to many are several chapters on the casket stick owned by his family and several others. "This is all new information," he said. "Somehow the historians have missed this part." He said the casket stick...
  • New book, DVD focus on LDS and Old West icon Porter Rockwell

    06/13/2010 7:13:32 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 37 replies · 359+ views
    Provo Herald Extra ^ | June 13, 2010 | Cody Clark
    Lehi resident John Rockwell has a last name that's either famous or infamous. It depends on who you ask. Rockwell is the great-great-grandson of Old West icon Orrin Porter Rockwell, who died at age 65 132 years ago this month. Porter Rockwell is known for being the lifelong friend and, as an adult, the personal bodyguard, of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith. Or his detractors might tell you that he's known for being a dissolute, murderous, lawless gunslinger. Because Porter Rockwell never learned to read or write, his story was being told in other people's words even before he'd died....
  • Former bin Laden bodyguard is among ex-guerrillas in Yemen

    01/05/2010 7:58:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 513+ views
    Wapo ^ | 1/5/10 | Sudarsan Raghavan
    SANAA, YEMEN -- When he served in the Afghan mountains as Osama bin Laden's personal bodyguard, Nasser al-Bahri said, he was known as "The Killer." Today, Bahri is a business consultant in Yemen who favors Western-style pinstriped shirts, crisp slacks and black loafers. But his ideas are still radical: Ask him whether jihadists should kill Americans on U.S. soil and he replies without hesitation, "America is a legitimate target."