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  • A Scandal-Plagued Administration

    08/29/2015 9:57:03 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 24 replies
    Commentary ^ | 08.26.2015 | Noah Rothman
    It was particularly revealing when David Axelrod explained that, of all his accomplishments in Barack Obama’s White House, he was proudest of the fact that “there hasn’t been a major scandal.” The qualifier “major” lays the burden on shoulders of the press to define what constitutes a serious scandal, and political media had thus far reliably covered the administration’s ethical lapses as merely the peculiar obsessions of addlebrained conservatives. Surely, much of the political establishment in Washington nodded along with Axelrod as he patted himself on the back. A mere seven months later, though, and it is clear now that...
  • Forgotten Facts About Smoot-Hawley for the Stimulus Package Buy American Crowd

    02/05/2009 11:36:21 AM PST · by frithguild · 44 replies · 1,126+ views
    2/5/2009 | frithguild
    The Republican Party of the 1920's swept into power during a financial crisis. Errors in the Fed’s monetary policy in 1919 in kept rates too low to benefit the sale of Victory bonds. The Fed then tightened excessively due to inflation, creating a financial shock and depression from 1920 to 1921. At that time, the Republican Party viewed increasing tariffs as good policy. Thus, during the sixty seventh Congress, the Emergency Tariff Act of 1921 was passed as a temporary measure until a more comprehensive measure could be drafted. Ultimately, Fordney-McCumber passed in 1922, imposing an ad valorem rate of...
  • Canadian Maple Syrup ‘Rebels’ Clash With Law

    08/29/2015 1:04:23 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 60 replies
    New York Times ^ | 20 August 2015 | Ian Austen
    The scenic and narrow lane that leads to Robert Hodge’s sugar camp is surrounded by a cat’s cradle of plastic piping that draws sap from 12,000 trees. At the end of the lane, a ramshackle hut contains reverse osmosis pumps to concentrate the harvest. A stainless steel evaporator, about the size of a truck, finishes the conversion into maple syrup. Just one thing is missing: the maple syrup. For weeks, security guards, hired by the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, kept watch over Mr. Hodge’s farm. Then one day, the federation seized 20,400 pounds of maple syrup, his entire...
  • What if Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years?

    08/27/2015 12:40:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27,2015 | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
    What if former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years? What if, while she was secretary of state, she ran two secret wars, one in Libya and one in Syria? What if there already were wars in each of those countries, so she used those wars as covers for her own? What if President Obama gave permission for her to do this? What if the president lacks the legal authority to authorize anyone to fight secret wars? What if she obtained the consent of a dozen members of Congress from both...
  • Ontario government hiding plans for toll lanes

    08/28/2015 12:33:41 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Toronto Sun ^ | August 22/24, 2015 | Shawn Jeffords
    TORONTO - The Ontario government has been working on plans for high occupancy toll lanes on three Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area highways since 2013, but has kept most of the details secret. When the NDP filed a Freedom of Information request in early 2014 for detailed information on the work, which includes traffic models, most of the documents were to be blacked out or not released at all, according to a report obtained by the Toronto Sun. Ministry of Transportation staff prepared the note to give senior bureaucrats and the minister’s office a heads-up about the NDP’s “contentious” request....
  • CANADA's GOV SUBSIDIZED "MUSLIMS ONLY" HOUSING GIVEN "LICENSE TO DISCRIMINATE"

    08/28/2015 9:30:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 08/28/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
      Muslim Apartheid housing in Canada is apparently not only legal, but even government subsidized. As one wheelchair bound young man found out. According to a letter that arrived at his mother’s house last week, Austin Lewis, 21, was removed from the waiting list at the Ahmadiyya Abode of Peace building on Finch Ave. W in North York because he is not a member of their faith. “It was mostly confusing, more than anything else,” he said. “Why would a government segregate its own building?” Because they don't want to be accused of Islamophobia? Lewis, who has used a...
  • The long, slow death of the rule of law in America

    08/27/2015 5:39:09 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 67 replies
    OC Register ^ | Aug. 27, 2015 | TROY SENIK
    The most disturbing aspect of the scandal around Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server during her tenure as secretary of state is not the former first lady’s penchant for secrecy. What’s truly unsettling is that it has been widely taken as read among both the media and the general public that Mrs. Clinton will likely avoid serious legal consequences for her behavior because the Justice Department is ultimately answerable to President Obama – and Democrats will not use the instruments of government to destroy one of their own. Whether that eventually proves true, the sentiment itself reveals a...
  • Province warming to HOT lanes: Hume

    08/28/2015 7:58:13 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | August 27, 2015 | Christopher Hume
    HOV is good; HOT is even better. As we saw during the Pan-Am Games, High Occupancy Vehicle lanes were great for cars with three or more people and other designated vehicles. The trouble was that they went largely unused. High Occupancy Toll lanes solve that problem by opening up the designated space to cars that don’t have the numbers but whose drivers are willing to pay for the convenience. Premier Kathleen Wynne has hinted that she’s willing to implement HOT lanes, but has not been specific about where and when. If the U.S. experience is anything to go by, however,...
  • Incredible: White, Disabled Man Denied Housing Because he’s ‘Not a Muslim’

    08/28/2015 7:07:33 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    Because Muslims in Canada are so discriminated against, one was just denied subsidized housing in a Christian-only building. Just kidding. Fooled you, didn’t I? Or maybe not…since Canada is such a bastion of leftists and wimps. Actually, everything above just needs to be reversed a little bit. Almost like a sex change. A Canadian man was denied housing because he’s not a Muslim. Not a Muslim. Got it? A video of this and other Canadian silliness: The man being denied housing is just a white guy—yeah, yeah, so he’s disabled. BFD. That doesn’t really matter—no one cares. After all, he...
  • As oil price slump continues, companies get creative with staff schedules to avoid layoffs

    08/25/2015 5:27:45 AM PDT · by thackney · 2 replies
    FINANCIAL POST via Calgary Herald ^ | 08.18.2015 | GEOFFREY MORGAN
    As oilpatch layoffs mount and companies struggle to retain staff, Trilogy Energy Corp. has been able to keep its staff and cut costs at the same time. This summer management at the oil and gas producer asked employees to work a four-day week and apply for work share coverage, a form of employment insurance, through Service Canada. Trilogy confirmed its eligible employees recently received government approval for their work share compensation after applying back in May. “Reducing hours, we thought, was a better alternative than laying off staff,” Trilogy president and chief operating officer John Williams said. The Calgary-based company,...
  • Planned Parenthood Ottawa says it is under attack

    08/24/2015 7:10:50 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Ottowa Citizen ^ | 8/24/15 | Elizabeth Payne
    The backlash against reproductive rights across North America is hitting Planned Parenthood Ottawa, says its president Lauren Dobson-Hughes.Dobson-Hughes recently took to Twitter to ask for support in the face of attacks she said are being levelled at donors to the organization, which that provides counselling, sex education and other services, to intimidate them.Planned Parenthood Ottawa does not provide any clinical services, including abortions.“An environment that has been created over the last year or more where health care for women, youth or trans people is stigmatized and a small group of people create fear around it in order to dissuade funders,”...
  • Toronto police report two suicides associated with Ashley Madison hack

    08/24/2015 6:10:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 08/24/2015
    Unconfirmed reports suggest that two people in Toronto have killed themselves over the Ashley Madison hack, local police said in a briefing providing details about the beginning of the leak. “As of this morning, we have two unconfirmed reports of suicides that are associated because of the leak of Ashley Madison customers’ profiles,” Toronto police service staff superintendent Bryce Evans said at a press conference on Monday. Evans said the nature of the dating site for married people was “of no interest to us as the investigative teams”. Security analyst Brian Krebs said last week he feared exactly that outcome....
  • Toronto Police Investigating Possible Ashley Madison Sucides

    After hackers leak info about users of cheating website Toronto police are looking into two suicide reports with possible ties to the Ashley Madison hacking scandal, law enforcement officials said at a news conference Monday. Toronto Police Superintendent Bryce Evans said details about both cases remain sparse. He added that the police’s investigation would be directed at finding the hackers responsible
  • Report: Most Canada Oil Sands Crude Produced At A Loss

    08/23/2015 12:29:40 PM PDT · by thackney · 34 replies
    Reuters via Rig Zone ^ | August 20, 2015 | Nia Williams
    More than three-quarters of Canada's daily output of 2.2 million barrels of crude from oil sands is being produced at a loss at current prices, research from analysts at TD Securities shows, although producers are unlikely to halt operations. Only two mining and upgrading projects - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd's Horizon project and Suncor Energy's Millennium mine - are producing synthetic crude for less than its current outright price around $36 a barrel, analyst Menno Hulshof said on Thursday. Every thermal oil sands player is bleeding cash on every barrel produced with U.S. crude around $41 and the Canadian heavy...
  • Email timeline suggests second server may exist (Hillary may be in a lot more trouble alert)

    08/22/2015 4:51:01 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 97 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 22, 2015 | Sarah Westwood
    Conflicting accounts of when data was removed from Hillary Clinton's private server indicate copies of emails known to contain classified information may reside on a device other than the one presently in FBI custody. She may have printed 55,000 pages of emails for submission to the State Department from a different device than the one presently in FBI custody.
  • Cruz: Jeb is 'Confused' About My Citizenship

    08/21/2015 12:20:42 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 18 replies
    politico.com ^ | 8/21/15 | KATIE GLUECK
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday fired back at Jeb Bush, who a day earlier suggested the senator, who was born in Canada to a son of a Cuban immigrant and American-born mother, was the beneficiary of birthright citizenship. “I appreciate Governor Bush’s concern. I would note it seems he’s having a problem and getting confused between legal immigration and illegal immigration”
  • Cruz: Jeb is 'confused' about my citizenship

    08/21/2015 8:52:17 AM PDT · by maggief · 73 replies
    POLITICO ^ | August 21, 2015 | Katie Glueck
    EXCERPT “I appreciate Governor Bush’s concern. I would note it seems he’s having a problem and getting confused between legal immigration and illegal immigration,” Cruz told reporters here ahead of his soapbox speech at the Iowa State Fair. “With regard to legal citizens, I’m a United States citizen because my mother was a United States citizen, born in Wilmington, Delaware. And it has been the law since the beginning of the country that the children of American citizens born here or abroad are American citizens by birth.”
  • Report: Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin Abuse Secret Service Agents

    08/20/2015 6:44:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/20/2015 | William Bigelow
    Ronald Kessler, writing for The Daily Mail, testifies that Hillary Clinton and her long-time aide Huma Abedin were detested by members of the Secret Service because the two women arrogantly treated the Secret Service agents like dirt. Kessler, the author of The Secrets of the FBI and The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents, dismisses claims by members of the media that the current FBI investigation of Clinton is restricted to a “security investigation.” He attests that the investigation of Clinton means that she violated criminal laws, as the FBI will not launch an investigation...
  • Teen Busted After Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter (Military Technology Video)

    08/20/2015 10:46:06 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    Live Leak ^ | 08/18/15
    Vaughan, ON - On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 1:30 a.m., Air2 was in the area of Highway 7 and Pine Valley Drive assisting uniform officers on the ground, who were responding to a weapons call. While searching for a suspect from the air, the pilot and tactical flight officer were struck by an unrelated bright light source that originated in the area of Jenna Court. The strikes continued as the crew engaged in safety measures. The tactical flight officer used the camera system on Air2 to observe three men standing next to a vehicle at the end of Jenna...
  • New claims of peacekeeper sexual abuse in C. Africa ( United Nations )

    08/19/2015 10:15:52 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    AFP ^ | 8-19-2015
    United Nations officials have received new disturbing allegations that peacekeepers in the Central African Republic sexually abused three young women -- the latest claims targeting the scandal-tainted UN mission. UN spokeswoman Vannina Maestracci told reporters on Wednesday that the events took place in recent weeks.. These new allegations concern a report that three young females were raped by three members of a MINUSCA military contingent.. One of the alleged victims is a minor. Maestracci declined to name the nationality of the troops, but sources said they were from the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week...
  • Stabbing for Sodomy [A Christian man was stabbed simply for disapproving of sodomy]

    08/18/2015 5:33:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 8/18/15 | Ryan Fitzgerald
    A Christian man was stabbed in the back by a pro-gay woman last Friday after telling her he doesn't believe sodomy is okay. The man, a 26-year-old Mennonite missionary from Drayton, Ontario, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital and has already been released. He was part of a group that traveled to Ottawa to preach, sing and share the Gospel in the streets. According to Eric Brubacher, a witness and member of the Mennonite group the victim was part of, "The confrontation was about the idea of homosexuality ... if that's OK, if that's acceptable, and whether...
  • Letter From Newfoundland: Homing In On The Red Paint People

    05/09/2006 5:10:45 PM PDT · by blam · 57 replies · 4,003+ views
    Archaeology Magazine ^ | 6-2000 | Angela M.H. Schuster
    Letter from Newfoundland: Homing in on the Red Paint People Volume 53 Number 3, May/June 2000 by Angela M.H. Schuster (Lynda D'Amico) Port au Choix, Newfoundland-- More than 5,000 years ago, this barren, sea-lashed coast was home to the Maritime Archaic Indians (MAI), who hunted and fished the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland for more than 2,000 years. The first evidence of the Maritime Archaic culture was discovered more than 30 years ago when James A. Tuck of Memorial University of Newfoundland excavated 56 elaborate burials exposed during housing construction on a small promontory at Port au Choix, on the...
  • Bar fight breaks out at fundraiser to cover costs of funeral of man killed breaking up a bar fight

    08/18/2015 8:49:01 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 27 replies
    24News.ca ^ | August 17, 2015
    At a fundraiser to help cover the funeral costs of a friend who died trying to stop a fight outside a Saskatoon bar, a group of young men ended up embroiled in a fight that led to two of them facing assault charges. It was a sad set of circumstances that concluded in Saskatoon provincial court on Thursday, with Christopher Godlien pleading guilty to assault causing bodily harm. The second accused, Robbie Watier, previously pleaded guilty to assault in relation to the same incident. They were at Tequila Nightclub on the night of March 8, 2014, at a fundraiser for...
  • Single-Payer Healthcare System Works in Canada? [Really Donald?]

    08/15/2015 6:48:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/15/2015 | Mark Skousen
    “As far as single payer, it works in Canada, it works incredibly well in Scotland.” — Donald Trump I was criticized for inviting Donald Trump to speak at FreedomFest this year because “he’s not a libertarian.” True enough, but we’re a big tent in the freedom movement, and our 2,500 attendees wanted to hear what he had to say, whether they agreed with him or not. I invite you to watch the full speech. In that speech, Trump adopted his typical stance about preventing other countries’ criminals from entering the United States illegally across the Mexican border. I agree with...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Bribery Scandal (Did she forward classified info for loot?)

    08/15/2015 1:29:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 4/24/15 | Peter Wehner
    Earlier this week I referred to Hillary Clinton’s “tangle of corruption.” It turns out I was being generous. As the politically explosive story in the New York Times demonstrates, the depths of the Clintons’ corruption and avarice is stunning. The facts in the Times story are utterly damning and prima facie evidence of a conflict of interest. If foreign governments, including adversarial ones like Russia, paid the Clinton Foundation and/or Bill Clinton huge sums of money, they assured themselves favorable treatment. (Mr. Clinton received $500,000 for a Moscow speech from a Russian investment bank with links to the Kremlin that...
  • I'm Running for Parliament!

    08/14/2015 2:14:52 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | Wyatt Scott
    My name is Wyatt Scott and I'm running for parliament as an independent candidate for Mission Matsqui Fraser Canyon. We all know politics are corrupt so lets do something about it. Put an independent in the house.
  • Report: Top secret Clinton emails covered drones

    08/14/2015 6:26:53 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 14, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    The two “top secret" emails under review from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private server include discussion of an article about a U.S. drone operation, the Associated Press reported Friday. While the U.S. drone program has been widely reported on, the article references classified information and a Clinton adviser follows up "in a way that could possibly be inferred as confirmation," the AP said, citing intelligence officials. Officials offered the AP different accounts of the second email, saying it could improperly acknowledge classified information or merely show that different individuals separately got the same information. Clinton, now a Democratic...
  • IPhone 6 Gun Case Gets People In Trouble

    08/13/2015 2:49:26 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 27 replies
    SourceFed.com ^ | 13AUG2015 | ANDREW FAHEY
    These iPhones are dressed to kill. [UPDATE – August 13, 10:00 AM] In Manitoba, Canada, a man attended a crowded beach with the iPhone 6 gun case mentioned in this article tucked into his bathing suit. Forced to assume that the handle sticking out of the man’s pants was a real handgun, multiple police officers, armed with rifles and tasers, were sent to the beach to address the situation. When it became clear that the man was armed with merely a cell phone case, the frustrated officers let the man go after destroying the case. Sgt. Bert Paquet of the...
  • No Really: Hillary Wanted a Book With Advice About How To Delete Emails That "Stay Deleted"

    08/13/2015 2:37:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Now why in the world would Hillary Clinton want a book about how to permanently delete emails? According to a new report from ABC's Jon Karl, the former Secretary of State requested a book about how to delete email before leaving her position in early 2013. Bolding below is mine. The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. Clinton has not said why she requested the book, but it includes...
  • Tips on Deleting Emails From Email Book Hillary Clinton Wanted to Read

    08/13/2015 2:38:56 PM PDT · by Nep Nep · 22 replies
    ABC News THIS WEEK ^ | Aug 12, 2015, 7:03 PM ET | JONATHAN KARL and SUMMER FIELDS
    The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. Clinton has not said why she requested the book, but it includes some advice that is particularly interesting in light of the controversy over her unconventional email arrangement at the State Department and her decision to delete tens of thousands of emails she deemed to be purely personal. The copy that ABC downloaded for $9.99 had some interesting revelations. Take,...
  • Atheist minister fighting United Church’s effort to fire her (WTF?!?!?)

    08/06/2015 5:49:28 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 52 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 8/6/2015 | COLIN PERKEL
    An ordained United Church of Canada minister who believes in neither God nor Bible said Wednesday she is prepared to fight an unprecedented attempt to boot her from the pulpit for her beliefs. In an interview at her West Hill church, Rev. Gretta Vosper said congregants support her view that how you live is more important than what you believe in. “I don’t believe in...the god called God,” Vosper said. “Using the word gets in the way of sharing what I want to share.”
  • She Watched Netflix with Her Boyfriend. Then She Got a Creepy Message from a Hacker About it…

    08/13/2015 1:27:02 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 46 replies
    IJReview ^ | 8-13-2015 | Kara Pendleton
    Toronto woman Chelsea Clark recently got a creepy surprise from a stranger on Facebook after watching Netflix with her boyfriend, reports Good Housekeeping. The message contained pictures from her boyfriend’s laptop webcam of the pair in bed watching the streaming service together. There was only a short message from the hacker, using the name, “Mahmoud Abdo.” The pair had no idea at the time they were being watched: “We obviously had no idea it was taking place in the moment, but retroactively it was like a really, really deeply creepy feeling,” the 27-year-old told Newstalk1010. “It was very unnerving. I...
  • HILLARY CLINTON REQUESTED BOOK WITH TIPS ON ‘HOW TO DELETE SOMETHING SO IT STAYS DELETED’

    08/13/2015 10:47:13 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 44 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | John Nolte
    According to ABC News, the latest dump of Hillary Clinton’s emails released by the State Department reveals that the Democrat presidential frontrunner asked to borrow a book that contained tips on how to permanently delete your emails: The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. … Take, for example, Chapter Six: “The Email That Can Land You In Jail.” The chapter includes a section entitled “How to Delete...
  • Hillary's Private Emails: The Vise Slowly Tightens

    08/13/2015 12:03:56 PM PDT · by Mariner · 64 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 13th, 2015 | By Charles Lipson
    The political class is seriously underestimating the impact of Hillary Clinton’s email controversy. They see it mainly as a problem of public opinion and electoral politics, where it has been increasingly costly but not yet fatal. The political damage—the drip, drip, drip of revelations—has been bad, but there is worse to come. Hillary Clinton’s big problem now is legal, and it could well be insurmountable politically. Here’s why. Once a “political” issue finally moves into the legal system, as the Clinton email server has, it moves forward with an independent logic. That logic will slowly ensnare Secretary Clinton. You can...
  • Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma

    08/13/2015 11:19:00 AM PDT · by Mariner · 89 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/13/15 5:05 AM EDT | By Rachael Bade
    Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s most trusted confidante, is increasingly becoming a central figure in the email scandal that’s haunting her boss on the campaign trail, as Republicans and federal judges seek information about Clinton’s communications while she was running the State Department. The 2016 Democratic front-runner on Monday told a federal judge that Abedin — long considered her boss’s keeper and even dubbed her “shadow” — had her own email account on Clinton’s now infamous home-brewed server, “which was used at times for government business,” Clinton acknowledged. That’s an unusual arrangement, even for top brass at the State Department. Abedin...
  • ‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides

    08/11/2015 2:49:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 126 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | 08/11/2015 | BY ANITA KUMAR, MARISA TAYLOR AND GREG GORDON McClatchy Washington Bureau
    As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as “Top Secret.” The inspector general for the Intelligence Community notified senior members of Congress that two of four classified emails discovered on the server Clinton maintained at her New York home contained material deemed to be in one of the highest security classifications - more sensitive than previously known....
  • Here it is > IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them

    08/11/2015 7:35:52 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 231 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/11/2015 | John Schindler
    BREAKING//BOOM: Here it is ====> IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them
  • Violent U.S. neo-Nazi group loses appeal to inherit estate of Canadian white supremacist

    08/11/2015 11:55:02 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 23 replies
    National Post ^ | July 30, 2015 | Laura Hensley
    The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has barred a neo-Nazi group from inheriting the estate of a white supremacist Canadian man. Thursday, the court confirmed the decision to prevent the National Alliance, a violent West Virginia-based neo-Nazi group, from receiving a collection of coins and artifacts worth about $250,000. Harry Robert McCorkill, a retired professor from Saint John, N.B., left his valuable possessions to the hate group in his will before he died in 2004. They included Greek and Roman coins that have been displayed at museums, Nazi memorabilia and a human skull. McCorkill’s sister contested the will in 2013...
  • TransCanada could sue to recoup $2.4 billion spent on Keystone XL [Using NAFTA Trade Agreement]

    08/11/2015 2:53:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Columbus Telegram ^ | 08/11/2015 | By Nicholas Bergin / Lincoln Journal Star
    The Canadian company that has spent the past seven years on a quest to build the Keystone XL pipeline through America’s heartland says it has spent $2.4 billion even before the first shovel has broken ground. If TransCanada fails in its attempt to build the pipeline, it could use a Clinton-era trade agreement to try to recoup some of that cost. The North American Free Trade Agreement signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico in 1994 lets corporations sue the members to seek payback for violations of international law. Known as a Chapter 11 claim, the suit would be...
  • Grizzly Bear Pawed Through The Wrong Canadian’s Cupboards

    08/11/2015 8:09:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/11/2015 | Jonah Bennett
    After a harrowing encounter with a grizzly bear that broke into their home, one woman is glad her husband is a skilled hunter. Early Sunday morning, Niki Traverse’s dog wouldn’t stop barking like mad, prompting her to wake up and check to see what was wrong. The Traverses live in British Columbia, Canada, in a mountain region, CBC reports. As soon as she entered into the kitchen, she saw a male grizzly bear feasting on cat and dog food in a cupboard after it had climbed through a window left open because of the heat. Niki immediately ran back to...
  • Senior US official: China has accessed Obama administration private emails since 2010

    08/10/2015 8:33:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/09/2015 | NATASHA BERTRAND
    Chinese cyberspies have been reading the private emails of Obama administration officials and "all top national security and trade officials" since 2010, according to a senior administration official and a top secret NSA document obtained by NBC. The email espionage — codenamed "Dancing Panda" by the US before being dubbed "Legion Amethyst" — was detected in April 2010. "The intrusion into personal emails was still active at the time of the briefing and, according to the senior official, is still going on," NBC reported. "Dancing Panda" has successfully attacked at least 600 targets over the last five years, according to...
  • Hillary Clinton, Top Aides Ignore Court Request to Produce Assurances about Federal Records......

    08/09/2015 10:42:33 AM PDT · by yoe · 26 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 7, 2015 | Staff
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that the State Department today provided a status report as required by a July 31 federal court order requiring the State Department to request that Hillary Clinton and her top State Department aides Human Abedin and Cheryl Mills confirm, under penalty of perjury, that they have produced all government records in their possession, return any other government records immediately, and describe their use of Hillary Clinton’s email server to conduct government business. The State Department filing shows that the agency sent the former officials the request and a copy of Judge Sullivan’s order but...
  • Jewish Schindler’ Saves Dozens of Yazidis and Christians from Islamic State

    08/09/2015 5:22:48 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 8, 2015 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    A Canadian Jewish businessman has spearheaded efforts to rescue Iraqi Yazidi and Christian girls from slavery after the girls were captured by ISIS troops, using money donated privately by business contacts. The businessman has cited Oskar Schindler, who rescued Jewish children from the holocaust, as his inspiration. Last summer the world looked on in horror as ISIS swept through north Iraq, home to Assyrian and Chaldean Christians, and Yazidis. Hundreds of thousands fled before them, but thousands more starved to death in the desert, or were captured by Islamic forces. Girls in particular were bartered for in the markets, standing...
  • Clinton Hedging in her response to Judicial Watch FOIA suit

    08/09/2015 8:02:16 AM PDT · by glabbe · 3 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/8/2015 | Josh Gerstein
    Acting in response to a request from a federal judge, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday submitted her first official, formal certification under penalty of perjury that she had all her work-related email turned over to the State Department. Clinton's formal declaration may not satisfy her critics because while she has said she directed that all potential federal records in her private email account be turned over to her former agency, she can't personally certify that the handover was complete because she left the actual sorting process to her attorneys.
  • Clinton aide, Huma Abedin, may have 'delivered favors' for friends, IG finds (grabbed tax dollars)

    08/04/2015 3:11:48 AM PDT · by Liz · 50 replies
    WashingtonExaminer.com ^ | 8/3/15 | Sarah Westwood
    An IG probe uncovered evidence that Hillary aide, Huma Abedin, took advantage of her special State Dept employment status that involved potential conflicts of interest, and Abedin pocketing overpayments of tax dollars. In a letter to Secy of State John Kerry, Sen. Chuck Grassley (Rep-Iowa), Senate Judiciary Committee chair, said an IG probe suggested Huma Abedin leveraged her State Department job to benefit her two other employers at the time: the Clinton Foundation and a consulting firm, Teneo Strategies founded by Doug Band longtime aide to Bill Clinton, which boasted the ex-president as a paid board member when launched in...
  • Friendly hitchhiking robot is found DECAPITATED in Philadelphia

    08/03/2015 6:37:58 AM PDT · by Malone LaVeigh · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2 August 2015 | Regina F. Graham
    Only two weeks into an attempt to travel across the United States, the friendly hitchhiking robot's journey has ended in Philadelphia after being beaten to a pulp. HitchBOT, who was created by a team of communication researchers from Ontario, was found damaged beyond repair early Saturday in the city of brotherly love.
  • Harper Launches Campaign for October 19 Election

    08/03/2015 6:30:58 AM PDT · by xp38 · 9 replies
    The Ottawa Citizen ^ | August 2 2015 | Mark Kennedy
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper fired the starting pistol Sunday for an 11-week political marathon that will end Oct. 19, when voters decide whether he deserves a fourth straight mandate. Harper met with Gov. Gen. David Johnston at Rideau Hall Sunday morning and asked for the dissolution of Parliament to make way for the election. Soon after, he emerged to confirm that the race is formally underway.
  • This Is the Email a Former Clinton Aide Sent Hillary On How to Make Netanyahu’s ‘Politics Uneasy’

    08/01/2015 5:59:47 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 31, 2015 8:42pm | Oliver Darcy
    A former national security adviser to President Bill Clinton wrote an email to Hillary Clinton in 2009 advising the then-secretary of state how to deal with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if he continued to “be the obstacle” in negotiations with Palestinians. The email from Samuel Berger advised Clinton on how to navigate the waters with Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Abu Mazen. “Going forward, if Bibi continues to be the obstacle, you will need to find the ground from which you can make his politics uneasy,” the September 22 email said. “I think you can do that even with current...
  • Donald Trump Just Announced His Pick for Attorney General – Hillary’s Worst Nightmare!

    08/01/2015 5:17:58 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 143 replies
    Political Insider ^ | July 27, 2015 | TPIWriter
    Donald Trump is taking the 2016 Presidential campaign by storm! Trump, who would be a bold defender of conservative principles in the White House, announced on Twitter who is pick for Attorney General is. His choice is South Carolina conservative Rep. Trey Gowdy (R), who continues to Chair the U.S. House of Representative’s Select Committee on Benghazi. Gowdy has been a consistent thorn in the side of the Obama administration, exposing the White House’s incompetence on issues ranging from amnesty, IRS abuses, and the illegal deletion of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. As Trump tweeted, “@HillaryClinton’s toast. Dems had...
  • Top Canadian abortion org. encourages women to donate aborted baby tissue

    07/31/2015 9:42:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Steve Weatherbe
    TORONTO, July 29, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Though Planned Parenthood in the United States is reeling from videos showing senior staff selling fetal body parts from its abortion facilities, in Canada the Abortion Rights Coalition (CARC) has responded by blithely encouraging women to donate their own aborted children for research. “If you ever need an abortion and would like to donate your fetal tissue towards research, here's how,” the Canadian Abortion Rights Coalition posted on its Facebook page on July 23, adding, "Canadian clinics do this too. Everything is handled under strict regulations and ethical guidelines.” But when asked to confirm...