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  • Flashbck: Eric Holder predicts Robert Mueller charges Trump with obstruction of justice

    03/25/2019 10:10:38 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 23 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | March 03, 2018 yes 2018 It's a flashback | Joel Gehrke
    President Trump will face an obstruction of justice charge from special counsel Robert Mueller, former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted. “You technically have an obstruction of justice case that already exists,” Holder, who served under then-President Obama, said on HBO’s "Real Time with Bill Maher." "I've known Bob Mueller for 20, 30 years; my guess is he's just trying to make the case as good as he possibly can. So, I think that we have to be patient in that regard.” Trump’s critics have speculated about an obstruction charge ever since he fired FBI Director James Comey in the midst...
  • Apologies to President Trump

    03/25/2019 9:29:58 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/25/2019 | SHARYL ATTKISSON
    With the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe now known to a significant degree, it seems apologies are in order. However, judging by the recent past, apologies are not likely forthcoming from the responsible parties. In this context, it matters not whether one is a supporter or a critic of President Trump
  • Stephen Moore could inflict more long-term damage than any of Trump’s other nominations

    03/25/2019 8:24:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | March 25 at 7:26 PM | Catherine Rampell
    President Trump has made a lot of ill-advised nominations. But perhaps no single choice could inflict more long-term damage than the one he announced Friday: Stephen Moore, Trump’s pick to join the Federal Reserve Board. Moore’s many economic claims over the years have revealed him to be, shall we say, easily confused. A decade ago, as the Fed was battling deflation (that is, price declines ) during the financial crisis, Moore preposterously fearmongered that hyperinflation (that is, out-of-control price increases ) was nigh: Americans could soon be carting “wheelbarrows full” of cash a la Weimar Germany. Moore has also repeatedly...
  • Washington Post's E.J. Dionne Furiously Spins Mueller Report Conclusions

    03/25/2019 7:05:03 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 25, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    Spin, Spin, Spin! The famous Benny Goodman tune was "Sing, Sing, Sing" but one could be forgiven if the Spin tune title comes to mind along with the tune while reading Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne's furious and often laughable spin on what is obviously for him a very disappointing Mueller Report. His highly entertaining spin control took place on Sunday in "Six takeaways from Barr’s letter about Mueller’s probe":
  • Barbra Streisand, Pedophilia, and the Left's Slippery Slope of Sexual Deviancy

    03/25/2019 8:22:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/25/2019 | John Ellis
    When I saw Barbra Streisand trending on Twitter, I assumed that she had died. Babs, of course, is still alive. It's her career that is dead. The once-revered-but-now-hated pop culture icon made the mistake of expressing culturally unacceptable beliefs about Michael Jackson and his alleged sexual fondness for children. As I read tweet after tweet condemning Streisand, I couldn't help but wonder how the tweets will age. Watching our society slide into moral degradation, few conservative Christians doubt that the day is coming when pedophilia will be a culturally acceptable practice. Because of that, the left may want to hold...
  • If Trump’s Border Wall Becomes Reality, Here’s How He Could Easily Get Private Land for It

    03/25/2019 2:24:58 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 39 replies
    MSN ^ | 25 March 2019 | T. Christian Miller
    It’s a fundamental power, laid out in the Fifth Amendment. The government can take your land to build public works... The federal government rarely loses its bid to take land. Under a special procedure, federal officials can file a Declaration of Taking that results in a court granting immediate title to the land. Bulldozers can roll the next day. The only fight, essentially, is over how much money the property owner will receive.
  • Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Equality Act’ Would Be Disastrous. Here Are 5 Likely Victim Groups.

    03/25/2019 6:00:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | March 20, 2019 | Monica Burke and Madison Ferguson
    Equality is a central value that unites us as Americans, and is enshrined in our nation’s legal motto, “Equal justice under law.” It is egregious, then, to misuse that term, to use it to divide us and further inequality. But that’s what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has done in naming her new proposal the “Equality Act.” Far from advancing equality, the bill would rob Americans of some of their most cherished liberties. The Equality Act would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protected classes under federal civil rights law. But whereas the original Civil Rights Act of 1964 furthered...
  • Trump moves to weaponize Mueller findings

    03/25/2019 5:51:06 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | 2-25-2019 | Jeremy Diamond
    Washington (CNN)For more than two years, Donald Trump has wanted the investigation into allegations of collusion with Russia to go away. Now that it has, the President isn't prepared to let go. Even as the specter of Robert Mueller's probe has vanished, Trump plans to turn the investigation, Democrats' constant accusations of wrongdoing and the media's coverage of it all into a new foil, half a dozen advisers and aides said. He has already signaled he'll weaponize the results, targeting those who ordered the investigation and Democrats he says waged political warfare. The counteroffensive has some advisers concerned the President...
  • Apologies to President Trump

    03/25/2019 5:29:44 PM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/25/19 | Sharyl Attkisson
    With the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe now known to a significant degree, it seems apologies are in order. However, judging by the recent past, apologies are not likely forthcoming from the responsible parties. In this context, it matters not whether one is a supporter or a critic of President Trump. Whatever his supposed flaws, the rampant accusations and speculation that shrouded Trump’s presidency, even before it began, ultimately have proven unfounded. Just as Trump said all along. Yet, each time Trump said so, some of us in the media lampooned him. We treated any words he spoke...
  • Katie Couric working with Clinton campaign - John Podesta email dump at Wikileaks.

    10/18/2016 7:08:19 PM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 31 replies
    wikileaks ^ | Katie Couric
    ...I wanted to write you about some of the metrics that we are getting and let you know through placement on Facebook we can guarantee 1.5 million views in addition to Yahoo engagement which has been close to 1 million for my political interviews. I'd also like to do a separate piece of business through social media along the lines of "10 things you don't know about Hillary Clinton" that would showcase her personality and has a lot of viral potential.
  • Parliament Grabs Control of Brexit From a Wounded Theresa May

    03/25/2019 5:12:43 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 25, 2019 | Stephen Castle
    LONDON — Britain’s Parliament grabbed control Monday of the government’s efforts to leave the European Union, challenging the country’s political traditions and inflicting on Prime Minister Theresa May a rebuke not suffered by any recent predecessor. By stepping into the process known as Brexit and trying to define an alternative path, lawmakers could create a constitutional showdown in Britain, where the government normally controls the agenda in Parliament, especially on its most pressing issues. Parliament passed an amendment giving itself the power to vote on alternatives to the government’s Brexit plan. Its attempt to take control of the process came...
  • REAL NEWS? Behar Grills Avenatti About His ‘Sexual Fantasies(HANDCUFFS!!!)

    03/25/2019 5:14:38 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 5 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 08/03/2018 | Corinne Weaver
    ---SNIP--- Avenatti continued the cringe fest, announcing, “All of my sexual fantasies involve handcuffs.” There’s nothing like seeing Never Trumper Ana Navarro, who claims to be a serious political commentator for CNN, grill Michael Avenatti about his handcuff obsession: “Wait, wait wait. Are you the one putting on the handcuffs, or are you handcuffed?”
  • Fiercely Heterosexual Cory Booker's Blind Date With Katie Couric, 13 Years His Senior, Ends w/o kiss

    03/25/2019 5:01:38 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 22 replies
    ace of spades blog ^ | March 25, 2019 | Ace
    This is totally not some kind of PR-arranged beard date, this is real! During a Wednesday appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, Katie Couric revealed that "a long time ago" she and the New Jersey politician went on a blind date together at a New York Giants game. "Wow, this just in!" she playfully exclaimed as the audience reacted with surprise. "He was really nice," Couric, 62, said of Booker, 49. "Did we kiss?" she said. "No, we did not kiss." Oh, this "date" happened at a highly public event (a Giants game) which is certain to get photographed and...
  • Attorney Mark Geragos FIRED BY CNN After He Was Named Co-Conspirator in Avenatti Criminal Complaint

    03/25/2019 4:40:08 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 39 replies
    Gateway ^ | 3-26-2019 | Christina Laila
    CNN cut ties with celebrity attorney Mark Geragos on Monday after he was named as a co-conspirator in Michael Avenatti’s criminal complaint. Mark Geragos regularly appeared on CNN as a legal analyst, however a spox for the network confirmed on Monday that Geragos is no longer a contributor.
  • The Most Epic Media Failure in U.S. History

    03/25/2019 8:31:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/25/2019 | Rick Moran
    There is a pall hanging over the left side of the internet today. The disappointment is palpable. How is this possible, they're asking? We were so certain that the president of the United States was a traitor — that Hillary Clinton didn't lose the 2016 election because she was the worst candidate in modern history, but because Trump and the Russians worked together to steal it. It's like election night, November 2016, all over again. Once again, leftist delusions have been shattered, this time by a putative ally -- special counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller turned over every rock, looked in...
  • McConnell blocks resolution calling for Mueller report to be released publicly

    03/25/2019 4:08:16 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 25, 2019
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday blocked a resolution calling for special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be released publicly. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) asked for unanimous consent for the nonbinding resolution, which cleared the House 420-0, to be passed by the Senate following Mueller's submission of his final report on Friday. "Whether or not you're a supporter of President Trump ... there is no good reason not to make the report public," Schumer said from the floor. "It's a simple request for transparency. Nothing more, nothing less." But McConnell objected, noting that Attorney General William...
  • Complaint against Avenatti (With superb description of Avenatti's modus operandi)

    03/25/2019 2:08:29 PM PDT · by edwinland · 26 replies
    U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York ^ | March 25, 2019 | U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York
    AVENATTI then laid out again his threat of harm to Nike, adding that “as soon as this becomes public, I am going to receive calls from all over the country from parents and coaches and friends and all kinds of people – this is always what happens – and they are all going to say I’ve got an email or a text message or – now, 90% of that is going to be bullshit because it’s always bullshit 90% of the time, always, whether it’s R. Kelly or Trump, the list goes on and on – but 10% of it...
  • Marines Forced to Cut Readiness to Pay For Hurricane Damage, Unplanned Expenses

    03/25/2019 3:41:46 PM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    USNI News ^ | March 22, 2019 2:42 PM | Megan Eckstein
    Memo: Marines Forced to Cut Readiness to Pay For Hurricane Damage, Unplanned Expenses By: Megan Eckstein Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks with a Marine during an exercise in Bridgeport, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019. Gen. Neller observed mountain warfare cold weather training and discussed ways to optimize training. This post has been updated to include a statement from Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer. The Marine Corps is facing “fiscal challenges without precedent” this year due to unexpected expenses forced on the small service by the Pentagon, the White House and Congress, and the commandant is looking...
  • The Media Have Done Irreparable Damage To The Country

    03/25/2019 3:43:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 3/25/19 | David Harsanyi
    For the past two years, a large swath of the media engaged in a mass act of self-deception and partisan groupthink. Perhaps it was Watergate envy, or bitterness over Donald Trump’s victory, or antagonism towards Republicans in general—or, most likely, a little bit of all the above. But now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report on Russian collusion, it’s clear that political journalists did the bidding of those who wanted to delegitimize and overturn Trump’s election.While bad behavior from partisan sources should be expected, the lack of skepticism from self-appointed unbiased journalists has been unprecedented. Any critical...
  • Trump Administration Sends List of Russian Collusion Liars to TV Producers

    03/25/2019 3:28:04 PM PDT · by markomalley · 57 replies
    Infowars ^ | 3/25/19 | Paul Joseph Watson
    The Trump administration has sent a memo to TV producers which contains a list of Russian collusion liars, advising networks to challenge individuals like Rep. Adam Schiff on their “false claims” in future.The memo, sent by Trump’s Director of Communications Tim Murtaugh, was sent a day after the Mueller investigation’s conclusion which completely vindicated President Trump.It lists Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Rep. Eric Swalwell, DNC Chairman Tom Perez and former CIA director John Brennan.The memo accuses the above of “lying to the American people by vigorously and repeatedly claiming there was evidence of collusion.”“They made...