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  • Obama DHS Awards $400,000 to Crazed Trump-Bashing Organizer 3 Days Before Leaving Office

    02/02/2017 7:27:49 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 14 replies
    GP ^ | 02/02/17 | Jim Hoft
    On January 13, 2017, Homeland Security announced grants made by the outgoing Homeland administration in an effort to focus its efforts on countering Radical Islam. One of the grantee groups, Life After Hate was awarded $400,000 from the outgoing Obama administration. The chairman of Life After Hate, Christian Picciolini, has published tweets for months calling for the Trump administration to be overthrown. In light of his group receiving $400,000 this year from Homeland and the current Homeland administration reevaluating such grants, these treasonous tweets by Mr. Picciolini are significant. Why are our tax dollars going to this Trump-bashing organizer?
  • Obama DHS Awarded $400,000 to Group Whose Leader Called for Overthrowing Trump

    02/02/2017 10:14:07 AM PST · by ColdOne · 27 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 2/2/17 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    A week before Barack Obama left the White House, the Department of Homeland Security gave a $400,000 grant to an organization whose leader has called for President Trump to be overthrown. The department on Jan. 13 announced grants it was giving out as part of an effort to fight radical Islam. One of the groups to receive money was Life After Hate, which received $400,000, according to the Gateway Pundit. The co-founder and chairman of the group is Christian Picciolini, who has implied on social media that Trump is a Nazi and called for his overthrow. OK, America. Time to...
  • Revealed: Who Obama Gave $400K Grant To In Last Week of Presidency

    02/02/2017 10:42:32 PM PST · by Robert DeLong · 24 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | February 2, 2017 | Dean Daniels
    Revealed: Who Obama Gave $400K Grant To In Last Week of Presidency by Dean Daniels/ February 2, 2017/ POLITICS It’s been unveiled that President Obama and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded a $400,000 grant to a radical anti-Trump organization just a week before the transition of presidencies. On Jan. 13, Obama and the DHS handed out $400K to the ‘Life After Hate’ group, claiming it was a grant designed to fight the concept of radical Islam. Christian Picciolini, co-founder and chairman of the organization, has been more than just a vocal opponent of the current president, Donald...
  • Climate scientists adjust as Trump builds team of oil allies

    12/17/2016 9:03:34 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 66 replies
    OANN ^ | December 15, 2016 | Peter Henderson
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Climate scientists worried that President-elect Donald Trump will slash their budgets and sideline their research... [snip] “I think it is maybe really necessary to refocus what you are doing and how you are labeling it,” [snip] Federal funding for climate change research, technology and international assistance hit $11.6 billion in 2014, from $2.4 billion in 1993, [snip] ...replaced the politically charged term “climate change” with “global change”... [snip] Climate scientist Ben Sanderson, also at NCAR, told Reuters he is applying to renew funding for assessing uncertainty in climate change. “Now the proposal would have to be...
  • The Trial of Susan B. Anthony For Illegal Voting (Great Story: Tea Party Like!)

    02/16/2011 2:25:36 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 5 replies
    Jurist Law @ Pitt ^ | February 2001 | Douglas Linder
    The Anthony trial of 1873 helped answer the important question of whether women as "citizens" under the recently adopted Fourteenth Amendment were entitled, as one of the "privileges and immunities" that came with citizenship, to vote. The answer given by prim and conservative Justice Ward Hunt will surprise few, but the trial also shows Hunt with his hands full, not quite knowing how to shut up his feisty defendant. Read now about what "Aunt Susan" described in her diary as "the greatest outrage in judicial history!"
  • College Football lawsuit over sex "assault"

    04/25/2016 1:39:12 PM PDT · by mad puppy · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 23, 2016 | Editorial
    Grant Neal is suing Colorado State University-Pueblo for kicking him out over sex that the woman agrees was fully consensual. More important, he’s also suing the federal Education Department for virtually ordering the school to deprive him of his due-process rights.
  • Grant Theft Obamacare

    10/19/2015 5:22:25 AM PDT · by rootin tootin · 9 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 10/19/2015 | David Catron
    Between 2010 and 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded $4.6 billion in Obamacare start-up grants to 16 Democrat-controlled states and the District of Columbia. $1.4 billion of this taxpayer largesse was spent on exchanges, many of which imploded upon launch or operated so inefficiently that enrollees have been left to the tender mercies of Obamacare.gov. The rest of these states also appear likely to abandon their exchanges in favor of federal “marketplaces.” Yet, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), they have kept all but $1 million of the grants. Where’s the rest of our money?...
  • Ulysses S. Grant Died 130 Years Ago. Racists Hate Him, But Historians No Longer Do.

    07/24/2015 2:30:32 PM PDT · by the scotsman · 117 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 23rd July 2015 | Nick Baumann
    'After Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died 130 years ago today, a million and a half Americans watched his funeral procession. His mausoleum was a popular tourist attraction in New York City for decades. But for most of the 20th Century, historians and non-historians alike believed Grant was corrupt, drunken and incompetent, that he was one of the country's worst presidents, and that as a general, he was more lucky than good. A generation of historians, led by Columbia's William A. Dunning, criticized Grant for backing Reconstruction, the federal government's attempt to protect the rights...
  • Dire costs of easy Fed now and later: Jim Grant

    04/08/2015 4:14:03 PM PDT · by 9thLife · 7 replies
    cnbc ^ | Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 8:38 AM ET | Matthew J. Belvedere | @Matt_Belvedere
    Closely followed market watcher Jim Grant disputes the argument that there's no harm in the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates near zero percent—calling for the cost of borrowing money to be determined by the free market. He said Tuesday the price of the central bank's persistent easy money policies is on display currently in the form of stifling American enterprise and sending millions of people from the workforce "more or less permanently." "The prospective cost is the unmasking of the misallocations of capital that will have come about through the levitation of asset prices," including real estate, Grant said. "If...
  • Feds Spent $148,379 to Create ‘Diet Choker’ That Monitors Eating Habits

    03/11/2015 4:48:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 11, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The federal government helped finance the creation of a so-called “diet choker” that monitors the eating habits of the wearer.WearSens, created by engineers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), is a necklace that can automatically detect when a person is eating or smoking, and can send alerts to a smart phone telling the user to stop.The invention received a $148,379 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2013 to create a sensory necklace to “fill the need of automatically detecting swallows and eating patterns.”Researchers at UCLA, led by Majid Sarrafzadeh, the director of the Embedded and Reconfigurable...
  • Feds Spend $499,880 to Teach Doctors How to Talk to Fat Kids

    01/17/2015 12:12:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 16, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    A new project from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is using computer simulated training sessions to teach doctors in Minnesota how to talk to fat kids.The nearly $500,000 study using “virtual role play” to coach doctors is the latest attempt by the federal government to combat obesity.“Obesity in the United States is at historically high levels and is an important health problem,” the grant for the project states. “Interventions targeting children are a high priority because children bear the greatest lifetime health risk from overweight and obesity.”“Health professionals in primary care settings are influential in the lives of families,”...
  • Government Studies Sexual Habits Of Obese Girls

    11/29/2014 11:55:43 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 131 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 29, 2014 | Casey Harper
    While most Americans put on a few pounds for Thanksgiving, the federal government has been spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars researching why obese girls don’t have sex.The National Institute for Health grant allocated $466,642 to the Magee-Women’s Research Institute to study the sexual habits of obese girls, including how often they have sex and why they are less likely to use protection when they do.“Obese girls consistently report having fewer dating and sexual experiences, but more sexual risk behaviors [i.e., condom nonuse] once they are sexually active,” the study abstract states.Money from the 2014 study will also be...
  • Disgrace for 'Lawrence of Afghanistan': Decorated Green Beret Major lived in Afghan village

    06/29/2014 3:43:17 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 06/24/14 | James Nye
    Major Jim Gant was thrown out the military unceremoniously in March 2012 after his secret affair was discovered Had been living with former Washington Post reporter Ann Scott Tyson for a year The pair had 'gone native' with the Pashtun tribe living in Magwel, in the north of Afghanistan Gant and Tyson both were married with four children when they become involved Green Beret Gant had been serving continuously for 22-months Was respected and praised by then General David Petraeus - US commander in Afghanistan The former general encouraged Gant's unconventional tactics and called him 'Lawrence of Afghanistan' Gant was...
  • The Establishment GOP has endorsed an Open Borders Lobbyist over a Combat Vet in New York CD-3

    05/19/2014 3:49:29 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    RedState ^ | donnylatenight
    The New York RINO GOP party bosses that brought us Dede Scozzafava, and who backstab GrassRoot conservatives at every junction, have totally outdone themselves this time. The time has never been more ripe to defeat the race baiting head of the DCCC and Congressman from New York’s 3rd Congressional District, Steve Israel. And who do the party bosses choose to endorse? A radical open borders, pro-amnesty lobbyist, Grant Lally. We all know too well that the Democrats and House GOP leadership are scheming to try and ram through amnesty and continue the abject anarchy on our open borders.
  • May 12th, 1864, General Hancock attacks the Muleshoe at Spotsylvania

    05/12/2014 6:39:29 AM PDT · by abishai · 1 replies
    civilwar.org ^ | Curtis Crockett
    On May 12, General Grant ordered II Corps commander Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock to lead the attack on the Muleshoe, this time from the north, near its tip, where in theory it should have been most vulnerable... ..During the night Confederate pickets heard a rumbling that sounded like troops moving, and Maj. Gen. Edward Johnson alerted his brigade commanders... Within the works Rebels got the order to fire, but in the damp morning air many powder charges failed to ignite. The Yankees poured over the Confederate works by the hundreds, fighting hand-to-hand with bayonets and clubbed muskets. The Federals...
  • Ex-Country Club Hills police chief gets 5 years in prison

    05/04/2014 5:23:05 AM PDT · by csvset · 33 replies
    Chicag Sun-Times ^ | 05/01/2014 | Dave McKinney
    SPRINGFIELD — Described by the prosecution as a “scourge” on Chicago, ex-Country Clubs Hills Police Chief Regina Evans was sentenced late Thursday to five years in prison for stealing more than $900,000 in state grant money. Opting against the 10-year, one-month sentence that federal prosecutors sought, U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough nonetheless told Evans that she “broke the law in magnificent fashion with a magnificent fraud.” The heart of the government’s fraud case against Evans centered on her misuse of a $1.25 million state work-training grant that was part of her effort to revive the Regal Theater on the South...
  • Thom Tillis reaches 3-1 fundraising edge over GOP rivals in N.C. Senate race

    04/24/2014 6:54:55 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 22 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | Jim Morrill
    Political action committees representing U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Koch Brothers helped Republican Thom Tillis to a 3-1 fundraising edge over his GOP rivals heading into the final month of their U.S. Senate campaign. Donations from McCain’s “Country First” PAC and the Koch Industries PAC contributed to Tillis’ total fundraising of $3.1 million, according to a report posted Thursday by the Federal Election Commission.
  • Minn. health exchange seeks $55M federal grant

    08/08/2013 5:08:57 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 8-8-13 | Administration Propaganda(AP)
    ST. PAUL, Minn.—Minnesota's health insurance exchange is seeking a $55 million federal grant to pay for its operations next year. The board of directors of MNsure met Wednesday to review the grant request. Five previous federal grants to Minnesota's exchange added up to $110 million. The $55 million request would cover salaries for about 166 full-time employees who would work on MNsure operations, and would also cover spending on technology, marketing, customer service, administration and other items. The director of MNsure says that by 2015, the exchange is expected to be able to cover its own operating costs through a...
  • Who Is Sarah Hall Ingram?

    05/17/2013 8:34:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Jackie Wellfonder ^ | 5/17/13 | Jackie Wellfonder
    **Welcome Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion readers! Thanks Prof. Jacobson for making this your ‘post of the day’!** **Updated–see below** The IRS scandal is a very tangled web and I think it will be a while before we realize the depths of the issue. Just how many IRS officials are involved and how many organizations were targeted? The President is feigning ignorance while Steven Miller, the acting IRS commissioner, resigned earlier this week. For critics of this administration, this means little, as Miller was apparently resigning next month anyway. Today we learned of a second resignation. An internal IRS memo says Joseph Grant,...
  • Bud Grant Honored By Pro Football HOF At His High School

    05/01/2013 2:11:17 PM PDT · by OneVike · 31 replies
    Vikings.com ^ | 5/1/13 | Mike Wobschall
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame is in the process of honoring each of its members by placing a plaque at each Hall of Famer's high school.The Hall of Fame's project made a stop at Superior (WI) High School on Wednesday to honor legendary Vikings Head Coach Bud Grant as well as fellow Hall of Fame members Alphonse "Tuffy" Leemans and Ernie Nevers.Grant is the most revered figure in Vikings lore. He was head coach of the Vikings for 18 seasons (1967-83, 1985) and in that time compiled a regular season record of 158-96-5 while guiding the Vikings to...