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  • Comey Memos Posted Online by AP

    04/19/2018 6:03:05 PM PDT · by kristinn · 103 replies
    AP via Document Cloud ^ | Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Chad Day
    Memos drafted by former FBI Director James Comey detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump Original Document (PDF) » Contributed by: Chad Day, Associated Press (Note: Memos at source link.)
  • Breaking: Austin Serial Bomber Reported Killed by Police

    03/21/2018 1:36:52 AM PDT · by kristinn · 549 replies
    Twitter | Wednesday, March 21, 2028
    Local news in Austin reporting serial Bomber killed by police early Wednesday morning.
  • Best Served Cold: Responding to the Iranian Protests

    01/03/2018 11:47:21 PM PST · by kristinn · 4 replies
    LawFare ^ | Wednesday, January 3, 2018 | Stewart Baker
    Editor’s Note: Lawfare’s Board of Directors has published a post regarding this article and our editorial standards here. In the United States, the latest Iranian protests have sparked a kind of debate in which we argue fervently about whether the U.S. should tweet its support or just shut up. At the risk of making the Trump administration look moderate, I think we can choose between more than waving our hands and sitting on them. Remember, when the Iranian regime decided it didn’t like U.S. activities in Iraq, it found considerably more direct ways to express its disapproval. It just started...
  • Facing Republican Attacks, FBI’s Deputy Director Plans to Retire Early Next Year (McCabe)

    12/23/2017 11:26:23 AM PST · by kristinn · 76 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Saturday, December 23, 2017 | Devlin Barrett and Karoun Demirjian
    Andrew McCabe, the FBI’s deputy director who has been the target of Republican critics for more than a year, plans to retire in a few months when he becomes fully eligible for pension benefits, according to people familiar with the matter. McCabe spent hours in Congress this past week, facing questions behind closed doors from members of three committees. Republicans said they were dissatisfied with his answers; Democrats called it a partisan hounding. McCabe, 49, holds a unique position in the political firestorm surrounding the FBI. He was former director James B. Comey’s right-hand man, a position that involved him...
  • Clinton Campaign, DNC Paid for Research that Led to Russia Dossier

    10/24/2017 3:50:36 PM PDT · by kristinn · 193 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 6:21 p.m. EDT Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Adam Entous, Devlin Barrett and Rosalind S. Helderman
    The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about Donald Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter said. Marc E. Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS, a Washington firm, to conduct the research. Fusion GPS hired dossier author Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer with ties to the FBI and the U.S. intelligence community. Elias and his law firm, Perkins Coie, retained the firm in April 2016 on behalf...
  • 2 Kissimmee Officers Shot to Death in Osceola Co., Officials Say (Update: One Killed, One Critical)

    08/18/2017 8:27:30 PM PDT · by kristinn · 56 replies
    WFTS ^ | Friday, August 18, 2017 | WFTS Webteam
    One suspect is in custody after two Kissimmee Police Department officers have been shot to death, according to officials. The shooting took place in the area of Cypress Street around 9:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • #CNNBlackmail: See you in Atlanta! (Protest at CNN HQ Saturday, July 22)

    07/19/2017 9:08:09 AM PDT · by kristinn · 17 replies
    Media Equalizer ^ | Saturday, July 15, 2017 | Melanie Morgan
    Unlike some, at least we don’t use witchcraft to get our point across! In years past, the alt-Left has resorted to using spells, pointy hats and rituals as a protest tactic. On Saturday, July 22 at noon, a group of ordinary Americans will be flocking to Atlanta. With our placards, megaphones and passion for the truth, we’ll gather in front of CNN World Headquarters. We’ll promise to leave the eye-of-newt and toe-of-frog at home, however! StopTheScalpings and The Media Equality Project are joining with Mainstreet Patriots by hitting CNN in “their house”. Why are we taking this extraordinary step? Simply...
  • Live: Senate Select Intelligence Committee Hearing on FISA, Russia Probe 10 A.M. 67/7/2017

    06/07/2017 8:03:15 AM PDT · by kristinn · 111 replies
    Live video feed at C-SPAN ^ | Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Director of National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers, and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testified at a hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
  • Trump Supporters Plan ‘Pittsburgh Not Paris’ Rally in Washington (Sat. 6/3 at White House)

    06/02/2017 7:49:52 PM PDT · by kristinn · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday June 2, 2017 | S.A. Miller
    President Trump’s supporters plan to hold a “Pittsburgh Not Paris” rally Saturday in front of the White House to demonstrate support for his decision to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement, countering expected protests by Democrats and liberal activists. The rally, named after Mr. Trump’s remark about representing “citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris” when announcing he was ripping up the Obama-era agreement, was organized by the Republican Party of Fairfax Country, Virginia, in the D.C. suburbs. The Trump campaign urged the president’s supporters in the area to attend the event Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon across from...
  • Live Thread: President Trump and Japan PM Abe Speak on N Korea Missile Test 2/11/17 10:30 PM EST

    02/11/2017 7:38:37 PM PST · by kristinn · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | Saturday, February 11, 2017 | Kristinn
    President Trump and Prime Minister Abe will be speaking from Trump's estate Mar a Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, about the North Korea ballistic missile test. They were supposed to speak at 10:15 p.m. but are running late.
  • Blazing Saddles on Turner Classic Movies Tonight, Friday Feb. 3, 2017, at 10:30 P.M. EST

    02/03/2017 4:44:50 PM PST · by kristinn · 84 replies
    Friday, February 3, 2017 | Kristinn
    FReeper fave Blazing Saddles is airing tonight on Turner Classic Movies at 10:30 p.m. EST. This FR thread from 2015 posited that Blazing Saddles could not be made today due to political correctness.Fortunately in 1974 Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Cleavon Little, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Slim Pickens, Alex Karras, et al, were still free to make this comedy classic.The showing of Blazing Saddles is part of TCM's 31 Days of Oscar A to Z which started Wednesday.TCM airs films unedited, so all the jokes should be heard/seen.
  • Live Thread: President-elect Donald Trump News Conference 11 A.M. EST

    01/11/2017 6:41:55 AM PST · by kristinn · 664 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    President-elect Donald Trump holds a news conference, his first since winning the 2016 election.
  • President Obama Should Speak Out About the Brutal Torture of a Special Needs Man by Chicago Thugs

    01/05/2017 10:29:20 AM PST · by kristinn · 38 replies
    White House 'We the People' Petitions ^ | Thursday, January 5, 2017 | Kristinn
    A white disabled man was seen on live video Tuesday, January 3, 2017, being tied up, beaten and tortured by a group of Black people in Chicago. The attackers, among other acts, forced the victim to drink water out of a toilet bowl and cursed President-elect Trump. It is imperative for President Obama, as a Chicago native and the nation's first Black president, to strongly speak out and denounce this attack and to take responsibility for the cesspool of hatred and violence his hometown has become during his presidency. Video and details of the attack can be seen at this...
  • Vanity: No Hillary Clinton Signs in Black Neighborhoods in Orlando, Florida

    11/02/2016 7:31:37 PM PDT · by kristinn · 36 replies
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Kristinn
    While driving away from the Trump rally at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Wednesday evening, I drove though miles of Black neighborhoods trying to find my way back to the RT 408 toll road.One thing that struck me after I drove for a half-hour in stop-and-go traffic in all--and I do mean all-Black neighborhoods finally ending up at the John Young Parkway was that there was not one 'Hillary Clinton for president' sign to be seen anywhere.One would never know a hard-fought presidential election was in its closing days by driving through those Orlando neighborhoods. There were not any...
  • FReeper seekthetruth Attacked by Media, GOPe for Holding 'Blacks for Trump' Signs at Rallies

    10/27/2016 8:00:59 AM PDT · by kristinn · 111 replies
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Florida FReeper seekthetruth has been seen at a couple recent Donald Trump rallies holding "Blacks for Trump" signs, most recently at Sanford, Florida on Tuesday. SeektheTruth is a white woman. That has triggered the media, liberals and the GOPe into fits of anger and mockery. seekthetruth has been mocked on late night TV shows including Stephen Colbert. Link to Colbert video on YouTube. seekthetruth has also been the subject of discussions on the cable networks including CNN. Link to CNN video here. CBS News wrote about seekthetruth after she was seen at a rally in Lakeland, Florida October 12. I...
  • Donald J. Trump Statement on Resignation of Paul Manafort from Campaign

    08/19/2016 7:13:19 AM PDT · by kristinn · 38 replies
    Trump Campaign ^ | Friday, August 19, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    “This morning Paul Manafort offered, and I accepted, his resignation from the campaign. I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us through the delegate and convention process. Paul is a true professional and I wish him the greatest success.” – Donald J. Trump
  • Donald Trump Opens Ohio Office, Hires Staff

    08/05/2016 7:55:14 AM PDT · by kristinn · 14 replies
    The Cincinnati Enquirer | Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Chrissie Thompson
    USA Today affiliate articles must be headline and link only.
  • FBI Agent Apparently Egged on ‘Draw Muhammad’ Shooter

    08/05/2016 7:47:57 AM PDT · by kristinn · 12 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Thursday, August 4, 2016 | Katie Zavadski
    Days before an ISIS sympathizer attacked a cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, he received a text from an undercover FBI agent. “Tear up Texas,” the agent messaged Elton Simpson days before he opened fire at the Draw Muhammad event, according to an affidavit (pdf) filed in federal court Thursday. “U know what happened in Paris,” Simpson responded. “So that goes without saying… No need to be direct.” That revelation comes amidst a national debate about the use of undercover officers and human sources in terrorism cases. Undercover sources are used in more than half of ISIS-related terror cases, according to...
  • New Bedford Officials Angry at Hill (Clinton called out over handicapped student lie)

    07/31/2016 10:12:09 AM PDT · by kristinn · 34 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | Sunday, July 31, 2016 | Brian Dowling and Joe Dwinnell
    New Bedford leaders are livid at Hillary Clinton’s depiction of the Whaling City as a place where handicapped children were abandoned at home because the schools lacked accommodations for youngsters with special needs. “It’s not true,” former Mayor Jack Markey told the Herald yesterday. “I’m even a Democrat, but the truth is the truth. “We would take handicapped kids in a small van to schools that could take them,” said Markey, who served on a local board that helped disabled children before he was elected mayor in 1971. “I would have been aware of a child needing help to go...
  • Ghazala Khan: Trump Criticized My Silence. He Knows Nothing About True Sacrifice.

    07/31/2016 8:53:39 AM PDT · by kristinn · 104 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Sunday, Juy 31, 2016 | Ghazala Khan
    Donald Trump has asked why I did not speak at the Democratic convention. He said he would like to hear from me. Here is my answer to Donald Trump: Because without saying a thing, all the world, all America, felt my pain. I am a Gold Star mother. Whoever saw me felt me in their heart. Donald Trump said I had nothing to say. I do. My son Humayun Khan, an Army captain, died 12 years ago in Iraq. He loved America, where we moved when he was 2 years old. He had volunteered to help his country, signing up...