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  • GABBARD TO PRESIDENT: 'We Are Not Your Prostitutes. You Are Not Our Pimp

    09/17/2019 9:13:47 AM PDT · by Hurricane · 99 replies
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) launched a profane attack on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy on Monday evening, denouncing the idea of defending Saudi Arabia: “We are not your prostitutes. You are not our pimp.
  • Hirono: FBI investigation on Kavanaugh was a 'sham'

    09/16/2019 2:33:28 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 67 replies
    KITV 4 Honolulu ^ | Sept 16 , 2016 | AP/KITV
    “Brett Kavanaugh should never have been confirmed to the Supreme Court. It was plain to me and many others at the time that the FBI ‘investigation’ into the serious, corroborated allegations of sexual assault by Justice Kavanaugh was a sham. New reporting from the New York Times further proves it. “In normal times, I would call on the Department of Justice’s Inspector General to fully investigate the FBI’s failures in this matter. But these are not normal times. The House Judiciary Committee should immediately begin an impeachment inquiry to determine whether Justice Kavanaugh lied to Congress and why the FBI...
  • 12 Things To Know About The Strikes On Saudi Arabia’s Oil Infrastructure

    09/16/2019 11:47:43 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 21 replies
    Forbes ^ | September 16, 2019 | David Blackmon
    The Houthis, a rebel army fighting against Saudi-led interests in Yemen, claimed credit for launching the attacks on Saturday. However, the U.S. government now says it believes the assault was launched from Iran, and that it may have involved cruise missiles rather than drones.The strikes centered on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq refinery. Abqaiq is the world’s largest oil refinery, processing about two-thirds of the total Saudi supply each day. Saudi Arabia is the world’s second-largest producer of crude oil behind the United States.Several large Saudi oil fields were also attacked. Those attacks, along with the disruption of the Abqaiq refinery...
  • Biden's Brain Is Swiss Cheese And It's Creepy That We're Not Talking About It

    I didn’t watch the last Democratic presidential primary debates because I figured that without Tulsi Gabbard in there shaking things up it would be a boring, vapid parade of insubstantial verbal foam, and I love myself too much to go through such a horrible ordeal. By all accounts my prediction was correct, but I did miss one thing that’s been making the rounds in video clips for the last couple of days which I find absolutely bizarre. [Snip] Most of you have probably heard about Biden’s infamous "record player" comment by now, but for those of you who missed it,...
  • Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey

    09/16/2019 4:19:07 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 16, 2019 / 12:28 PM | Jeff Mason, Phil Stewart
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is “not fair” to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a Russian air defense system. Turkey started taking delivery of Russia’s S-400 air defense system last week in defiance of U.S. warnings that the Pentagon would kick it out of the F-35 stealth fighter program Washington’s concern is that deploying the S-400 with the F-35 would allow Russia to gain too much inside information of the stealth system. Thomas Karako, an analyst at...
  • Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Wipe Out 5% of Global Oil Supply

    09/16/2019 6:06:10 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    Summit News ^ | 09/16/19 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Drone attacks on two critical production facilities in Saudi Arabia wiped out over 5% of the world’s oil supply in one go, eliminating the spare capacity of the entire globe. The attacks, which targeted an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field knocked out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production, a whopping 50% of Saudi Arabia’s entire oil output. “This incident effectively eliminates the world’s spare capacity,” said Sarah Cottle, global head of market insight at S&P Global Platts. The attacks led at one point to oil prices spiking by 19%, the biggest leap since...
  • Rand Paul Warns Trump Against “Needless Escalation” Of War

    09/16/2019 6:11:42 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Summit News ^ | 09/16/19
    President says he’s ‘locked and loaded’ to attack Iran As President Trump warned that the US is “locked and loaded” to respond to the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply this past weekend, Senator Rand Paul warned that hitting Iran would be a “big mistake.” Appearing on CNN, Paul warned that any attack on Iran would constitute a “needless escalation” of war. “The Iraq War, President Trump has said, was the biggest geopolitical blunder of the last generation,” Paul said. “It destabilized the Middle East and increased the strength of Iran and tipped the balance toward Iran,” the Senator...
  • Kamala Harris Calls for Brett Kavanaugh to Be Impeached

    09/15/2019 11:40:02 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Sep 2019
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) called for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to be impeached on Sunday, following a New York Times article that reported a new allegation of sexual misconduct from his college days. Harris did not mention, or did not know, that the authors’ own book refutes the allegation, which the alleged victim reportedly does not recall. The accuser — not the victim — also represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment.
  • New DCCC Chief Wants to Cancel Male Candidates

    09/15/2019 9:44:33 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 59 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 13, 2019 | Collin Anderson
    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's newly appointed executive director wants to cancel male political candidates. Lucinda Guinn, a former executive at pro-abortion fundraising giant EMILY's List, was named executive director of the embattled Democratic elections organization. The news comes as a blow to male Democrats, as Guinn has indicated on social media that she does not want men to run for office. In a February tweet, Guinn appeared to agree with another user's proposal that "we shouldn't let boys run for office anymore." The idea was initially raised by liberal think tank Third Way's senior vice president, Lanae Erickson, who...
  • Carrie Severino calls out New York Times' 'shameful attempt to reignite smears' against Kavanaugh

    09/16/2019 9:44:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 16, 2019 | David Montanaro
    The short-lived new "allegations" against Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh were so weak that Senate investigators didn't follow up on them during the confirmation process, author Carrie Severino said Monday. "This is the weakest of the weak type of allegations. It's really a shameful attempt to reignite these smears against Judge Kavanaugh that are utterly baseless," said Severino, the founder of the Judicial Crisis Network, on "Fox & Friends." Late Sunday, the New York Times walked back an explosive report about a resurfaced allegation of sexual assault by Kavanaugh from his college days. The Times piece by Robin Pogrebin...
  • NYT updates Kavanaugh 'bombshell' to note accuser doesn't recall alleged assault

    09/16/2019 6:19:48 AM PDT · by libstripper · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept. 16, 2019 | Greg Re
    The New York Times suddenly made a major revision to a supposed bombshell piece late Sunday concerning a resurfaced allegation of sexual assault by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh — hours after virtually all 2020 Democratic presidential candidates had cited the original article as a reason to impeach Kavanaugh. The update included the significant detail that several friends of the alleged victim said she did not recall the purported sexual assault in question at all. The Times also stated for the first time that the alleged victim refused to be interviewed, and has made no comment about the episode.
  • Trump: We Don’t Need Middle Eastern Oil And Gas

    09/16/2019 4:50:58 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 100 replies
    Twitter ^ | Sep 16, 2019
    Because we have done so well with Energy over the last few years (thank you, Mr. President!), we are a net Energy Exporter, & now the Number One Energy Producer in the World. We don’t need Middle Eastern Oil & Gas, & in fact have very few tankers there, but will help our Allies!
  • Crude Prices Soar After Saudi Oil Disruption, Threatening Global Growth

    09/15/2019 3:33:13 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 72 replies
    wsj ^ | 9/15/2019 | By Amrith Ramkumar
    Crude prices surged Sunday evening following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure and announcement from President Trump that he has authorized the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. U.S. oil futures advanced about 12% to $61.60 a barrel shortly after trading opened at 6 p.m. ET. Brent crude, the global gauge of oil prices, soared 13% to nearly $69 a barrel. If those moves held, they would mark some of the biggest intraday for crude in years. ...
  • Energy security, the unstable Middle East, and the wisdom of electing Donald Trump

    09/16/2019 7:36:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/16/2019 | Don Sucher
    A wise man once wrote that 'wisdom is vindicated by her children.' (Matthew 11:19) Or, to put it another way, that we can judge who is truly wise by how their actions work out. If we accept that axiom, then the wisdom of electing our president should be becoming increasingly obvious. Undeniable, really. A case in point: Back in the 1970s, the economy of the Western world was held up for ransom by a few relatively unstable Middle Eastern nations. This, because they, by an act of nature, owned much of the energy upon which the modern world depends. Since...
  • Iran seizes another oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

    09/16/2019 7:09:19 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 89 replies
    The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation is reporting another ship has been seized in the gulf. Correspondent Amochai Stein said on Twitter: “Iran has seized another oil vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran's Revolutionary Guard arrests a vessel and 11 crew on 'diesel smuggling charges'."
  • Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

    09/15/2019 6:34:37 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 220 replies
    apnews.com ^ | September 16, 2019 | JON GAMBRELL and ZEKE MILLER
    A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom’s oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the assault amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal. President Donald Trump said the U.S. had reason to believe it knew who was behind the attack — his secretary of state had blamed Iran the previous day — and assured his Twitter followers that “we are ... locked and loaded” depending on verification and were waiting to...
  • Iran Fired Cruise Missiles In Attack On Saudi Oil facility: Senior US Official

    09/16/2019 4:08:00 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 179 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/15/19
    Iran launched nearly a dozen cruise missiles and over 20 drones from its territory in the attack on a key Saudi oil facility Saturday, a senior Trump administration official told ABC News Sunday.It is an extraordinary charge to make, that Iran used missiles and drones to attack its neighbor and rival Saudi Arabia, as the region teeters on the edge of high tensions.President Donald Trump warned the U.S. was "locked and loaded" to respond to the attack on Sunday, waiting for verification of who was responsible and for word from Saudi Arabia on how to proceed.https://abcnews.go.com/International/iran-fired-cruise-missiles-attack-saudi-oil-facility/story?id=65632653  
  • Suspicions Rise That Saudi Oil Attack Came From Outside Yemen

    09/15/2019 4:05:31 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 98 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Updated Sept. 14, 2019 8:10 pm ET | Dion Nissenbaum in Beirut , Summer Said in Dubai and Nancy A. Youssef in Washington
    Saudi and American officials are investigating the possibility that attacks on Saudi oil facilities Saturday involved cruise missiles launched from Iraq or Iran, questioning Yemeni rebel claims of responsibility, people familiar with the matter said. Leaders of the Houthis, the Yemeni rebels whom Saudi Arabia is trying to dislodge from the country’s capital, claimed they sent a squad of drones hundreds of miles into the heart of Saudi Arabia to carry out coordinated attacks on two of the country’s vital energy sites. If true, the attacks marked the most effective and far-reaching drone strikes carried out by outgunned Houthi forces...
  • The Latest: US blames Iran for attacks on Saudi oil sites

    09/14/2019 3:12:10 PM PDT · by McGruff · 64 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sep 14, 2019
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is blaming Iran for drone attacks Saturday against Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure. The attacks, attributed to Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, sparked huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. But in Saturday tweets, Pompeo says "there is no evidence the attacks came from Yemen" and points the finger at Tehran. He adds, "Iran has now launched an unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."
  • Tulsi Gabbard: Trump Is Having America ‘Act As Saudi Arabia’s B****’

    09/16/2019 8:42:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 138 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/16/19 | Ben Whedon
    emocratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard tweeted Sunday that President Donald Trump was making the U.S. act as “Saudi Arabia’s bitch,” addressing Trump’s tweet on drone strikes that hit Saudi oil facilities.The Hawaii representative took issue with Trump’s statement that he would wait for confirmation from the Saudi government before proceeding with a counter-strike.  “There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded depending on verification, but are waiting to hear from the Kingdom as to who they believe was the cause of this attack, and under what terms we would proceed!” Trump tweeted Sunday.Houthi rebels...