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  • FLASHBACK: Obama Issues $45 Million To Put Armed Guards In Schools

    02/22/2018 11:47:56 AM PST · by gaggs · 14 replies
    Back in 2013 Obama supposedly shelled out $45 million to put armed guards in schools. Where did this money actually go? Did they shift it to some other DOJ BS or foreign government?Remember when Barack Obama followed the advice of the NRA and conceded that "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun? From The Washington Times:Obama shifts $45 million for armed cops in schools — a la NRA:It’s almost like a page right out of the National Rifle Association playbook: The Obama administration has announced millions of dollars in...
  • Bob Franks in New Jersey (2001 NJ GOPE flashback)

    02/19/2018 4:33:18 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 1 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 22, 2001 | The New York Times
    Republicans in New Jersey face an unambiguous choice in next Tuesday's gubernatorial primary between a Republican moderate and a candidate with strident and untested views. Bob Franks is clearly the better qualified of the two. Mr. Franks has shown himself to be a pragmatist with the experience and temperament to carry the party's banner admirably in the November election. What was expected to be an easy victory for Mr. Franks has turned into a bitter, close race with name-calling that threatens to discourage voters from showing up. That would be a big mistake, especially for moderate Republicans. Mr. Franks, a...
  • Schundler Wins Primary In New Jersey Governor's Race (2nd Amendment Warrior in NJ-Flashback)

    02/19/2018 3:09:26 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 27, 2001 | David M. Halbfinger
    Bret D. Schundler, the crusading conservative mayor of Jersey City, soundly defeated former Representative Bob Franks in the Republican primary for governor today, setting up a sharply drawn November contest with James E. McGreevey, the Democrat. Mr. Schundler, an ardent opponent of abortion and a supporter of the rights of gun owners, who promised to lower taxes, cut government spending and take down the tollbooths on the Garden State Parkway, united both fiscal and social conservatives behind his campaign. His wide margin of victory, despite a Republican establishment united behind his opponent, gave the party's conservative wing the upper hand...
  • 03 November 2016: Source: Weiner Laptop Has Enough Evidence “to Put Hillary ... Away for Life”

    02/10/2018 5:54:57 PM PST · by Bobalu · 128 replies
    thenewamerican ^ | Thursday, 03 November 2016 | Selwyn Duke
    Sex crimes with children, child exploitation, money laundering, perjury, and pay to play, reads the partial list of crimes that, claim New York City Police Department sources, could “put Hillary and her crew away for life.”
  • Fake News Flashback: CNN Declared Trump ‘Bonkers’ for Saying Clinton, Dems Behind Dossier

    02/08/2018 5:08:03 AM PST · by davikkm · 20 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN NOLTE
    Writing for the far-left CNN back in October, Chris Cillizza declared President Donald Trump “bonkers” and “crazy” for suggesting what turned out to be 100 percent true: that the Democrats, Hillary Clinton, the FBI, and Russia, were all behind what is known as the “Russian dossier.” “[I]t is deeply irresponsible for a president of the United States to even flirt with this sort of conspiracy talk,” the overwrought Cillizza wrote, adding, “[T]he idea that the Russians, the Democrats and the FBI co-funded a dossier designed to discredit Trump’s 2016 campaign is totally bonkers.” What set Cillizza off on his fake...
  • Oct. 19, 2017: Donald Trump just suggested the FBI, Democrats and Russia might all be co-conspirator

    02/03/2018 2:29:06 PM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct. 19, 2017 | Chris Cilizza
    This is, of course, somewhat common fare by this point in the arc of Trump's presidency. Faced this week with storylines he doesn't like -- questions about the Niger attack, controversy over a phone call he placed to the widow of one of the soldiers lost in that attack, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill facing questions about Russian meddling in the election -- he aims to change the subject via his Twitter feed. And he often does so by lobbing out a conspiracy theory with only the loosest ties to the factual world.
  • FLASHBACK: Adam Schiff called for FISA transparency — on Russian TV!

    02/03/2018 1:17:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 2/3/18 | Kyle Olson
    House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff had a very different message for Russians in 2013 than he has for Americans today.Then, he was advocating for more transparency when it came to the U.S. government spying on Americans and foreigners.Today, not so much.During a 2013 appearance on RT, which is controlled by the Russian government, Schiff said we wanted more transparency, which RT characterized as efforts to “inject more oversight into the NSA’s surveillance programs and the top secret FISA court.”The RT anchor introduced Schiff as “one of those members of Congress leading the effort.”In July 2013, Schiff told the...
  • March 5. 2017: Four Pinocchios? Trump’s ‘evidence’ for Obama wiretap claims sketchy, anonymously sou

    02/03/2018 3:07:38 PM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 54 replies
    WaPo ^ | March 5. 2017 | Glenn Kessler
    President Trump’s explosive allegation that former president Barack Obama wiretapped him is based on — what? We’re still waiting for the evidence. In the meantime, Trump earns Four Pinocchios
  • Strobe Talbott's Fifth Estate (5th Column, more like)

    02/03/2018 10:35:39 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 14 replies
    "To have found himself in such high clover -- Friend of Bill Clinton, Keeper of the Secrets, Defender of the Middle Path -- is surely to feel a little giddy, a little wonderful. In 22 years of diplomatic reporting for Time magazine he had allowed himself only one Walter Mitty fantasy, and that was to be ambassador to Moscow. Now he is the number two man at State. Now there is not only Russia to deal with, but Bosnia and Haiti. Already he has learned to strike the note of cautious optimism ("We have faced up to Bosnia in a...
  • Judicial Watch: New Docs Reveal DOJ, IRS, FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents

    01/31/2018 10:51:23 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 80 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 2015 | Staff
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Department of Justice (DOJ) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents that include an official “DOJ Recap” report detailing an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations for alleged illegal political activity. The newly obtained records also reveal that the Obama DOJ wanted IRS employees who were going to testify to Congress to turn over documents to the DOJ before giving them to Congress. Records also detail how the Obama IRS gave the FBI 21 computer disks, containing...
  • Meet the Men Behind Hillary Clinton's Private 'Spy Network' (2015 flashback)

    01/30/2018 12:09:13 PM PST · by detective · 16 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Mar 30, 2015 | Mark Hemingway
    wo big Clinton stories landed last week. The first is that Hillary Clinton destroyed the electronic copies of her State Department emails on her private server after the State Department subpoenaed her emails. The second is that Hillary Clinton had an aide running a "secret spy network" that was, among other things, feeding her information on Benghazi, according to a report by Pro Publica and Gawker. Earlier this month, I noted the myriad ways that Clinton running her own private email server breathes new life into the Benghazi investigation, but this last revelation takes things to a whole new level....
  • FLASHBACK: Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims

    01/29/2018 10:10:32 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano is being kept off the air indefinitely amid the controversy over his unverified claims that British intelligence wiretapped Trump Tower at the behest of former President Obama. Fox News did not respond to inquiries about Napolitano’s status Monday. Napolitano was conspicuously missing from the network’s coverage of the confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch — an event in which he typically would have played a significant role. He has not been on the air since Thursday.
  • Ted Cruz confronts Trump supporters

    01/01/2018 10:53:17 AM PST · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    May 2, 2016 ^ | May 2, 2016 | Fox News
    Republican presidential candidate debates heckler in Indiana
  • FBI clears Clinton -- again (flashback)

    12/31/2017 3:34:41 PM PST · by MNDude · 22 replies
    New emails were mostly personal and duplicates of what had already been seen AG backed Comey's move Sunday (CNN) FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Sunday the agency hasn't changed its opinion that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges after a review of new emails. "Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July," Comey wrote in the new letter to congressional committee chairmen. Comey dropped a bombshell on the presidential race last month when he sent a letter to Congress saying the FBI had discovered emails in a separate investigation that could...
  • Reno Decides Against Probe of Gore (Flashback)

    12/18/2017 6:13:58 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 23, 2000 | Associated Press/Washington Post
    NEW YORK –– Attorney General Janet Reno has decided not to name a special prosecutor to investigate the 1996 fund-raising activities of Vice President Al Gore, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Reno has rejected the recommendation of the head of the Justice Department's campaign finance unit, Robert J. Conrad Jr., which marks the third time that Reno has rejected such a recommendation to investigate Gore, the newspaper said. The Times reported that Conrad was the only prosecutor in the department who thought there would be a need for an independent counsel. The vice president has repeatedly maintained that he...
  • Dustin Hoffman: ‘I was an outsider. I came to New York and I was cleaning toilets’

    12/14/2017 11:48:48 PM PST · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    Guardian ^ | Sunday 6 March 2016 07.41 EST | Alex Needham
    Hoffman agrees that The Graduate’s success is a salutary reminder to the film industry of today that it takes bold creative decisions to bust apart conventional wisdom and make films that reflect real people’s lives. However, he’s sceptical about the movies’ ability to tackle racism. “I don’t think that’s ever going to go away,” he says. “I think there’s always going to be some kind of bigotry or some kind of racism. There has to be, because people can’t feel that they have any hero qualities unless there’s someone beneath them.” He laughs. Does that account for the rise of...
  • Donald Trump is done (Garrison Keillor)

    11/29/2017 5:53:15 PM PST · by hiho hiho · 78 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 30, 2017 | Garrison Keillor
    It's so sad. Donald Trump is done. He couldn't get elected dogcatcher in New York, his hometown. There are 14 recorded instances of him kicking small dogs, and I have documentary proof of all but two of them. Plus many other instances of him running around grabbing women's cats. Knocked on the door, grabbed the cat, walked away. Just to show that a famous rich guy could get away with it. Where is the apology? No, the man couldn't even get a job as a school crossing guard in New York. Look at him leading his grandchildren toward the helicopter...
  • [FLASHBACK]. Five Clinton aides received immunity deals in FBI probe

    11/14/2017 4:35:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 23, 2016 | By Sarah Westeood
    Cheryl Mills, Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, received an immunity deal from the Justice Department during the year-long FBI investigation of Clinton's server. Two other State Department staffers, John Bentel and Heather Samuelson, were also given immunity agreements, bringing the total number of witnesses who were protected by deals to five. Bryan Pagliano, Clinton's former IT aide, and Paul Combetta, an employee at the firm hired to manage her server after she left the State Department, received such protection through deals that were reported previously. The immunity agreements given to Mills and Samuelson covered the evidence recovered from their...
  • THE BUSH CANDIDACY; G.O.P. Leaders Fret at Lapses In Bush's Race (Flashback)

    11/04/2017 11:01:41 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | September 7, 2000 | Richard L. Berke and Frank Bruni
    Prominent Republicans around the country, including several who advise Gov. George W. Bush, say they are worried that his candidacy has floundered in recent weeks, allowing Vice President Al Gore to build on his velocity from the Democratic convention in a way that they never expected. While none of these Republicans expressed panic and all said that Mr. Bush could reverse the trend, they acknowledged puzzlement, frustration and even some distress about the strides that Mr. Gore has made, a degree of progress that they said went beyond an inevitable tightening in polls. ''There's no doubt about it: There's real...
  • [April 2015] Firm Co-Founded By Hillary’s Campaign Chair Lobbies For Russia’s Uranium One

    10/26/2017 1:18:28 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 29, 2015 | by Chuck Ross
    Chalk it up to a small world or to a tangled web, but Uranium One, the Russian-owned uranium mining company at the center of a recent scandal involving the Clintons and a close Canadian business partner, has lobbied the State Department through a firm co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman. Senate records show that The Podesta Group has lobbied the State Department on behalf of Uranium One — once in 2012, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, and once in 2015. Uranium One paid The Podesta Group $40,000 to lobby the State Department, the Senate, the National...