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  • Nets Ignore New Bribery Indictment in Uranium One-Clinton Scandal

    01/16/2018 7:43:00 PM PST · by Enterprise · 18 replies ^ | January 15, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    In an official statement on Friday, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of former Maryland executive Mark Lambert on “11 counts related to foreign bribery, fraud and money laundering scheme.” The indictment effectively tied Lambert to the Uranium One scandal because his alleged illicit activity involved JSC Techsnabexport (TENEX), an arm of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation which now owns both TENEX and Uranium One. Despite the importance of the new indictment, the major three networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) had been dead silent.

    01/16/2018 7:15:29 PM PST · by Enterprise · 37 replies ^ | January 10 2018 | Kate Aronoff
    ON SATURDAY, A day after becoming aware of a massive store of rebuilding materials being held by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the U.S. federal government — the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with their security detail — entered a Palo Seco warehouse owned by the public utility to claim and distribute the equipment, according to a spokesperson for the Corps. Rumors of a tense standoff had been circulating on the island, but the encounter was confirmed to The Intercept in a statement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Asked if the...
  • Cost climbs by $2.8 billion for California bullet train

    01/16/2018 3:22:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 16, 2018 5:21 PM EST | Kathleen Ronayne
    Officials increased the cost estimate for the first phase of California’s high speed rail project by 35 percent on Tuesday, to $10.6 billion. That would put the entire cost of the train from San Francisco to Los Angeles at roughly $67 billion, although officials said they hope to recover the newly announced costs later. […] The $2.8 billion price jump is for a 119-mile (191-kilometer) segment in the Central Valley, which is partially under construction. The fresh costs are due to trouble acquiring rights of way for the track, the need to build more barriers along the tracks and other...
  • Horsepucky, Narratives, Political Suppositions and The ATOMIC HAMMER OF TRUTH: Occam’s Razor

    01/15/2018 5:08:44 PM PST · by randita · 35 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/15/18 | Sundance
    As most readers are aware the current wagon-circling Clinton defense strategy (to avoid the toxic legal ebola present through the Christopher Steele dossier contagion) is to claim Team Clinton was duped by a Russian disinformation campaign. This approach attempts to create distance between: Clinton and Fusion-GPS; the intensely false political intelligence assertions within the Steele Dossier; the DOJ/FBI using the dossier as underlying evidence to gain FISA approval; and the outcome of the FBI spying operation on the Trump campaign in 2016. Unfortunately for them, as we have pointed out, Hillary Clinton -writ large- cannot say they were duped by...
  • ALERT: Trump’s National Security Advisor Just Busted In Treasonous Plot To Take Trump Out

    01/14/2018 1:19:39 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 79 replies
    Veteran AF ^ | 1/14/2018 | Prissy Holly
    President Trump has been careful in recent months to properly vet members of his inner- circle after being repeatedly stabbed in the back, but he had no idea that his very own National Security Adviser and top military General, H.R. McMaster has been an Obama plant this entire time. McMaster has been working secretly with Obama for months, even authorizing illegal surveillance on President Trump. Just when we think the level of treachery involving this man couldn’t get any worse, this Obama-era military general has just done something absolutely unbelievable to not only Trump, but our entire country. Anyone with...
  • Interesting Segment With Shannon Bream…

    01/13/2018 3:31:21 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 20 replies ^ | 1/13/18 | sundance
    Last night on Fox News at Night with Shannon Bream, there was an interesting segment with a relatively unfamiliar face. Policy Advisor and Author, Sidney Powell, appeared on the show to discuss the concluding DOJ Inspector General, Michael Horowitz, aspects to the current congressional investigations.
  • Amazing. @BillClinton Comes Out Swinging re Haiti CF Corruption

    01/13/2018 2:23:58 PM PST · by Be Careful · 83 replies
    @BillClinton | 1/13/17 | Bill Clinton
    No Clinton Foundation funds—dedicated to Haiti or otherwise—were used to pay for Chelsea’s wedding. It’s not only untrue, it’s a personal insult to me, to Hillary, and to Chelsea and Marc.................
  • Democrats Are All about Winning, Not Governing

    01/13/2018 9:49:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    American ^ | January 13, 2018 | Steve Feinstein
    It's been said that we have two major governing parties in this country: the Democrats and the Republicans. Each party has a different, broad-based approach to managing the country: the Democrats believe that government-created, taxpayer-funded programs – implemented from D.C. – are the best way to guide the country's fortunes, while Republicans feel that market-based, individually oriented solutions work to the best advantage of the nation. That's a 30,000-ft generalized look at things, but it is widely accepted as true. But it's not true. Just the opposite: It's fundamentally false. The Democrats are concerned primarily with winning political battles first...
  • Starving mob beat cattle to death with rocks in desperate search for food... [Venezuela]

    01/12/2018 6:51:43 PM PST · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/12/18 | Iain Burns
    A shocking video showing a starving Venezuelan mob beating a cow to death with stones has gone viral amid violent protests that have left four people dead.Dozens of men shout 'we are hungry' and 'people are suffering' as they surround the cow in the field, throwing stones at it and beating it with a stick.The helpless animal was slaughtered at the Hacienda Miraflores, in the fishing village of Palmarito in Merida, during a day deadly of civil unrest and looting in the state.
  • Cheating governor accused of blackmailing mistress with racy pic

    01/11/2018 12:34:46 AM PST · by SMGFan · 24 replies
    NYPost ^ | January 11, 2018
    The married governor of Missouri was accused in a news report Wednesday of using a half-naked, S&M photo to pressure a woman he was cheating with into keeping quiet about the affair. Hours after the report on local KMOV Gov. Eric Greitens and wife Sheena issued a statement admitting to an extramarital fling, saying “Eric took responsibility and we dealt with this together honestly and privately.” The statement did not address a bombshell claim that he squeezed the woman with the photo, quoting her ex-husband saying the fling happened in March 2015 and that the future governor wanted to keep...
  • DOJ “Small Group Official” Bruce Ohr Demoted Again – Removed From Drug Enforcement Task Force

    01/08/2018 5:13:10 PM PST · by randita · 37 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/8/18 | Sundance
    The walls continue closing in. The STORY IS GETTING OUT. The Bigger media voices will eventually catch up to the story. Right now the scale of the story is so large, and the consequences so damaging to the Republic, they are scared to call it out… but that won’t last too much longer. They can’t ignore it much longer. As OIG (Michael Horowitz) and Congressional Investigators (Nunes, Goodlatte, Grassley) begin assembling the evidence against the corrupt DOJ and FBI officials, the current DOJ/FBI leadership begin working in concert to position the corrupt. Former FBI Counterintelligence #2, Peter Strzok, is now...
  • Joe DiGenova on WMAL 1/8/2018 - "Bootstrapped FISA Warrents based on Political Data"

    01/08/2018 3:07:07 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    Joe Puts the Whole Story Together - "Bootstrapped FISA Warrents based on Political Data": Third Podcast down (12:23) - starts at 2:45 mark
  • Grassley Calls For Corrective Action On Abuses In Herpes Vaccine Research

    01/08/2018 8:59:53 AM PST · by azkathy · 6 replies
    Kaiser Health News ^ | 1-5-2018 | Marisa Taylor
    WASHINGTON — A Republican senator is demanding that the Trump administration and a university scrutinize how a researcher was able to inject an experimental herpes vaccine into human subjects without routine safety oversight. In letters sent out Thursday, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley also told the administration and Southern Illinois University that he wanted to be reassured that “corrective action" was being taken to prevent similar research abuses. Southern Illinois University professor William Halford tested his experimental herpes vaccine on participants in the Caribbean and in U.S. hotel rooms without Food and Drug Administration or institutional review board oversight. After Halford...
  • The Silence of The Shams…

    01/06/2018 9:58:46 PM PST · by bitt · 29 replies
    Notice something missing recently? “Leaks”. The House Intelligence Committee now has the bank records of Fusion-GPS. They were turned over Friday after a federal judge on Thursday shot-down a last-ditch effort by attorneys from Fusion to get an emergency injunction. Chairman Devin Nunes and the House Intelligence Committee now have the records of payments made by Fusion-GPS to “journalists and media companies” during 2016 and early 2017 when Glenn Simpson, Mary Jacoby and Peter Fritsch were shopping the Christopher Steele ‘Russian dossier’ to enhance the “Insurance Policy”. Perhaps we will find out which journalists and media companies were paid by...
  • Restoring the Rule of Law to the Protection of Classified Information

    01/06/2018 2:46:47 PM PST · by randita · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/6/18 | Andrew C McCarthy
    In the Clinton-email case, her intent, regardless of her motive, was clearly criminal. The Justice Department is reviving investigations involving Hillary Clinton’s emails and the degree to which the State Department during Mrs. Clinton’s tenure as secretary was put in the service of the Clinton Foundation. Good. Indeed, it is long overdue. It underscores a point we’ve tried to make repeatedly here: You don’t need a special counsel for this kind of thing; such investigations are what we have a Justice Department full of career prosecutors for. The perverse institution of the independent prosecutor should be shunned whenever possible —...
  • [AUDIO] Joe Digenova Reveals The Questions No One Is Asking About The Mueller Investigation

    01/06/2018 10:02:24 AM PST · by advance_copy · 88 replies
    WMAL ^ | 1/2/2018
    INTERVIEW – JOE DIGENOVA – legal analyst and former U.S. Attorney to the District of Columbia – discussed the latest on the Huma emails, dossier and Mueller probe on WMAL’s morning show.
  • Former Secret Service Agent Spills How Clinton’s Sex Trysts Endangered Lives

    A just published tell-all book from a former Secret Service officer details how former President Bill Clinton’s allegedly obsessive out-of-marriage relationships endangered the lives of Secret Service officers. Gary J. Byrne, who was assigned to protect Clinton during his White House years, wonders whether “Clinton’s sordid personal affairs worth and officer’s life” as the president often tried to visit his “well-known and lesser-known mistresses.” During one of Clinton’s trysts, another Secret Service agent almost lost his life in a motorcade crash, the Washington Examiner notes. Byrne writes in “Secrets of the Secret Service: The History and Uncertain Future of the...
  • Operation Condor – How NSA Director Mike Rogers Saved The U.S. From a Massive Constitutional Crisis…

    01/05/2018 6:32:54 PM PST · by randita · 181 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/5/18 | Sundance
    Operation Condor – How NSA Director Mike Rogers Saved The U.S. From a Massive Constitutional Crisis… Posted on January 5, 2018 by sundance This outline is the stunning backstory to how the FBI Counterintelligence Division and DOJ National Security Division were weaponized. This outline is the full story of what House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes is currently working to expose. This outline exposes the biggest political scandal in U.S. history. This outline is also the story of how one man’s action likely saved our constitutional republic. His name is Admiral Mike Rogers. I’m calling the back-story to the 2016 FISA...
  • QANON DECODE Message Jan 4 2018 #238914 Who is Matlock Vers 11.0

    01/05/2018 8:56:14 AM PST · by Bobalu · 71 replies
    SCRIBID ^ | Jan 4 2018 | Jerome Corsi
    QAnon Jan. 4, 2018 Post #238914 >>>[J-Go_dX)-2-8 J = Julian Assange Extraction of Julian Assange from London is a “Go.” This confirms QAnon post on Christmas Day signaling the Operational Window for Assange’s leaving London is Jan. 5-6, 2018. dX = Assange is ready to drop the next cache of documents believed to be about the “Deep State” operations of the Obama administration DOJ and FBI, as well as Clinton State Department. 2-8 = First drop of documents will be in Vaults 2-8, probably with one vault released in each of eight days in sequence. >>>Everything has meaning. This is...
  • Can Blockchain Bring An End To Corruption?

    01/04/2018 5:29:54 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 19 replies
    The Roman historian Tacitus once famously quipped “the more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws”. Every year, roughly 2 percent of global GDP is lost to public sector corruption alone – at a hefty $2 trillion this equals to Italy’s GDP. The total cost of corruption stands even higher, at 4-5 percent of global GDP. Countries across all continents lose substantial parts of their budgets to corruption. Some African nations see up to a third of their budgets go down the corruption drain. After thousands of years of fighting against corruption, blockchain might just be the answer everyone...