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  • Weiner Cries as He Pleads Guilty: 'I Have a Sickness'

    05/19/2017 9:14:40 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 19, 2017 | Daniel Halper
    Anthony Weiner broke down as he entered a guilty plea in a New York federal court Friday morning. "I have a sickness but I do not have an excuse," the crying former Democratic congressman told the court, ... [Snip] Weiner could face up to 10 years in prison, though, the New York Post reports, he's likely to get less time after striking a plea agreement with prosecutors. The disgraced pol's wife, Huma Abedin, a close confidant of failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, did not appear in court alongside her husband. [Snip] Weiner will now have to register as a...
  • Anthony Weiner sobs to judge: ‘I have a sickness but I do not have an excuse’

    05/19/2017 9:14:22 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 19, 2017 | Kaja Whitehouse and Lia Eustachewich
    Disgraced ex-congressman and serial sexter Anthony Weiner sobbed Friday morning as he admitted to exchanging X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl. “I have a sickness but I do not have an excuse,” Weiner told Manhattan federal court Judge Loretta Preska. Weiner, 52, said he hit “rock bottom” last fall before entering into outpatient therapy for sex addiction. Weiner pleaded guilty to a single count of transferring obscene material to a minor as part of a plea agreement with the US Attorney’s Office in Manhattan. He must register as a sex offender. He also agreed to forfeit his iPhone as part...
  • Wikileaks: FBI Director Mueller Delivered Highly Enriched Stolen Uranium to Russia In 2009

    05/19/2017 9:11:54 AM PDT · by drewh · 16 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 18th, 2017 5:18 pm — | Cristina Laila
    The DOJ appointed former FBI former FBI Director, Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the allegations of Russian interference and rumors of a collusion with the Trump campaign. Wikileaks posted a cable from 2009 showing that then FBI Director, Robert Mueller delivered highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia. Background to the story via Wikileaks cable: “ Background: Over two years ago Russia requested a ten-gram sample of highly enriched uranium (HEU) seized in early 2006 in Georgia during a nuclear smuggling sting operation involving one Russian national and several Georgian accomplices. The seized HEU was transferred to U.S. custody...
  • The Rush Limbaugh Show, M-F, 12-3pm, WOR-AM, Friday, May 19th, 2017.

    05/19/2017 9:06:16 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 9 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | 5/19/2017 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • After ‘Poll Testing’ Impeachment of Trump – Dems Launch Concerted Effort to Backtrack Impeachment

    05/19/2017 9:02:12 AM PDT · by drewh · 51 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 19th, 2017 10:20 am | Jim Hoft
    For months since the election the only topic on the mainstream media (MSM) news outlets has been that President Trump somehow stole the election from Hillary Clinton by working in collusion with Russia. This fallacious argument is played around the clock by the MSM and discussed repeatedly ad nauseam by Democrats every chance they get. On Wednesday the headline of the Drudge Report was that Democrats felt they were finally at the place where they could poll test their efforts to impeach President Trump. Democrats can’t do anything without a poll. The Drudge Report’s headline linked to a report from...
  • Seven Problems With James Comey’s Credibility

    05/19/2017 9:01:23 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 11 replies ^ | 19 May 2017 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump tried during a private meeting to convince then-FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn, who was fired as national security adviser. The charge, strongly denied by the White House, relies on a memo the Times reported was written by Comey shortly after the meeting with Trump, propelling the issue of the fired FBI chief’s credibility to centerstage. Below, in no particular order, are seven significant problems with Comey’s credibility: 1- Comey repeatedly failed to seek the recusal of Attorney General Loretta...
  • Fox News Fires ‘The Five’ Co-Host Bob Beckel Over Racist Comment

    05/19/2017 8:54:54 AM PDT · by DFG · 96 replies
    Variety ^ | 05/19/2017 | Brian Steinberg
    Fox News Channel is parting ways – again – with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, “The Five.” “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a statement. The dismissal opens – or perhaps closes – another chapter in an off-and-on relationship Beckel has had with the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news outlet over the years. Beckel, a longtime political consultant as well as a former campaign manager for Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale, joined Fox News in 2000, and had a years-long tenure on “The Five” when it...
  • About Those 18 Undisclosed Meetings The Trump Campaign Had With The Russians

    05/19/2017 8:52:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies ^ | May 18, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Here we go again. We have found more undisclosed meetings with the Russians. That means more mouths will foam. More accusations will fly, though Democrats are about to get rabid again over nothing again, which is always entertaining. The New York Times reported that Trump associates had contact with Russian intelligence officials a year before the election, but there was no evidence of collusion. Some associates, like Paul Manafort, have done business in the country and running into Russian intelligence isnÂ’t unusual. So, nothing came of that. The infamous Russian dossier that was published in full on BuzzFeed was...
  • Sally Yates misquoted the law to Ted Cruz

    05/19/2017 8:52:15 AM PDT · by AJFavish · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 16, 2017 | Allan J. Favish
    In testimony on May 8, 2017 before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, former deputy attorney general Sally Yates briefly discussed an issue that is part of the ongoing litigation over President Donald Trump's Executive Order No. 13769 of January 27, 2017 and Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 limiting entry of refugees from some of the countries that are openly hostile to the United States and/or are incapable of helping us adequately vet the refugees. (Section 1[i] of the latter executive order revoked the earlier executive order.) In her discussion about the issue with Senator Ted...
  • NETCOM inducts Soldier into Signal Cove of Remembrance

    05/19/2017 8:52:15 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Sharon K. Shulsky, NETCOM Public Affairs Office
    FORT HUACHUCA – Signal Soldiers of the Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca honored their own during a memorial ceremony for the Signal Cove of Remembrance, Wednesday, at the NETCOM headquarters, Greely Hall. The Cove is dedicated to the more than 100 Signal Soldiers and civilians who have died since the 9-11 terrorist attack. During the solemn ceremony May 17, the name and image of Sgt. 1st Class Allen E. Brown, formerly of the Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, was added to the NETCOM Signal Cove of Remembrance memorial. Brown,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Judge dismisses 'clock boy' lawsuit...

    05/19/2017 8:50:49 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 16 replies
    Dailymail.Com ^ | 05/19/2017 | Kaileen Gaul For
    A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Ahmed Mohamed's father, saying the family will not get a payout from the city of Irving, Texas or the school district for the 'clock boy' scandal, has learned. On September 14, 2015, 14-year-old Ahmed gained national attention when his high school teacher suspected he brought a bomb to school. Ahmed was surprised and showed the teacher it was actually a homemade alarm clock. She told the Muslim teen she would keep it behind her desk for the rest of the day. Later that day, the teacher called the police who arrested...
  • Donald Trump Talked Michael Flynn Into White House Job—and Wants Him Back in the Administration

    05/19/2017 8:50:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Yahoo News via the Daily Beast ^ | 05/19/2017 | by Lachlan Markay
    President Donald Trump pressured a “reluctant” Michael Flynn into accepting a job as the White House’s top national security official even after Flynn warned the president that he was under investigation over undisclosed lobbying on behalf of a foreign government, The Daily Beast has learned. The president's continued loyalty to his ousted former aide is so strong, in fact, that the two have remained in touch despite the potential that their communication could be portrayed as White House interference in a federal investigation. “He did not want to be National Security Adviser,” Michael Ledeen, a friend of the retired Army...
  • WaPo: A necessary moment for Anthony Weiner

    05/19/2017 8:46:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 19, 2017 | Amber Phillips
    He was a congressman, he was a sexter. He was a mayoral candidate, he was a sexter. He was the subject of a cringing documentary, he was a sexter. He was ultimately the owner of a computer, seized by the FBI for sexting, that ended up playing a massive role in the 2016 presidential election. He was the husband of one of Hillary Clinton's trusted aides, now he's her ex-husband. And now, Anthony Weiner will officially have a criminal record. The New York Times, citing an unnamed source, reported that Weiner will plead guilty Friday for a single charge of...
  • BBC Question Time from Norwich[Video](Barf Alert)

    05/19/2017 8:41:49 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 2 replies
    BBC Question Time ^ | 19th May 2017 | The Politics Hub David Dimbleby chairs topical debate from Norwich, with Priti Patel, Angela Rayner, Vince Cable, Jonathan Bartley and former Daily Telegraph editor Charles Moore.
  • Love bite? Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it

    05/19/2017 8:41:31 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 29 replies
    Authorities say a Florida man leaned in to kiss a rattlesnake — but got bitten instead. News outlets report the unidentified man was bitten on the tongue Tuesday in the Bostwick area and had to be airlifted to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. WTLV in Jacksonville quoted a friend of the victim as saying that he had been drinking while handling the seemingly calm eastern diamondback. But when he moved toward the reptile as if to kiss it, the snake bit him.
  • Vanity: Seth Rich Murder Developments

    05/19/2017 8:35:19 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 186 replies
    Vanity (various)
    Seth Rich was last seen alive by restaurant/bar owner Joe Capone. Capone visited the White House four days before Rich was murdered (shot in the back and nothing stolen). I'll post additional information to this thread that developed while FR was down.
  • Sheriff Ordered to Remove “Blessed are the Peacemakers” Decals

    05/19/2017 8:30:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | May 19, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    The peacemakers are not allowed to be blessed in Montgomery County, Virginia. The sheriff was ordered on May 17 to remove decals bearing a portion of a well-known Bible verse from patrol cars. The decal, which had been posted on vehicles in March, bore the words, “Blessed are the peacemakers…Matthew 5:9.” “Our intent was, and still is, to honor our fellow brothers and sisters in law enforcement,” Sheriff C.H. Partin wrote in a statement to Fox News. The sheriff said the decals were removed at the request of the county’s board of supervisors. “In the midst of National Police Week,...
  • California Battles Trump as Gov. Brown Seeks Federal Help for Bullet Train

    05/19/2017 8:22:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/19/2017 | Rod Kackley
    While the California attorney general pleads for more state funding to battle the Trump administration in court and the legislature extends a $25,000 monthly contract to bring the top legal minds of Eric Holder’s law firm to bear against the White House; Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is asking President Trump for help with California’s high-speed train project. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) told a Senate Budget Subcommittee on May 4 his office needs more money to continue fighting Trump’s executive orders. Becerra, who took office in January, has already filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an Interior...

    05/19/2017 8:22:01 AM PDT · by shortstop · 16 replies ^ | 05/19/17 | Bob Lonsberry
    I'm unsure what to make of the retirement of Congressman Jason Chaffetz, because I don't know if it's a furlough or a desertion. I don't know if he is thinking about his wallet or his country. And only time will tell if this move is fateful or feckless. The chairman of the House Oversight Committee, a representative from Utah, Chaffetz says he's had a "midlife crisis," and he's tired of nights away from home and family. So he's going a new direction. My initial reaction was contempt. Because I hate quitters, and because the battle isn't over, and because many...
  • Anthony Weiner pleading guilty to obscenity charge, report says (Putz alert!)

    05/19/2017 8:21:00 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 15 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 05/19/17 | Lia Eustachewich
    Anthony Weiner is expected to plead guilty Friday to charges he sexted with a minor last year, according to a report. The scandal-scarred former congressman will cop to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor as part of a plea agreement with the US Attorney’s Office in Manhattan, The New York Times reported. Feds have been investigating claims that Weiner, then 51, sent a 15-year-old North Carolina girl inappropriate messages starting in January 2016. The charge carries a potential sentence of 0 to 10 years in prison. A likely result of his plea is that Weiner will...