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  • Tea party groups get revenge against IRS as judge approves $3.5 million payout

    08/10/2018 11:36:37 AM PDT · by upchuck · 64 replies
    Wash Times ^ | Aug 9, 2018 | Steven Dinan
    A judge late Wednesday signed off on the settlement between the IRS and hundreds of tea party groups, closing out the last major legal battle over what all sides now agree was unwarranted and illegal targeting for political purposes. The IRS agreed to pay $3.5 million to groups that were wronged by the intrusive inspections, and insists it’s made changes so that political targeting can’t occur in the future. A few issues are still being fought over in the courts — including whether former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner will be allowed to forever shield her deposition explaining her...
  • FEMA personnel chief under investigation for widespread sexual harassment

    07/30/2018 8:17:38 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 16 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | 07/30/18 | BRETT SAMUELS
    The recently departed head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) human resources department is under investigation for allegedly enabling sexual harassment in the agency over the course of several years. FEMA Administrator Brock Long told The Washington Post that a seven-month investigation found Corey Coleman, who led the agency’s personnel department since 2011, hired dozens of friends and college fraternity brothers, as well as women he met at bars and through online dating sites. Coleman promoted the individuals without going through the proper channels, and in some cases promoted or transferred women throughout the agency so his friends could...
  • Surveillance footage shows one of President Obama's senior officials (taking upskirt photos)

    07/27/2018 1:59:12 PM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 56 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 27 July 2018 | Wills Robinson
    Full headline: EXCLUSIVE: Surveillance footage shows one of President Obama's senior officials following a woman around a DC Metro station and taking a picture up her skirt with his cell phone Surveillance footage exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com shows one of President Obama’s senior officials following a woman around a DC Metro station and taking a picture up her skirt with his cell phone. William Mendoza was caught on security cameras carrying out the vile act while he was executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education. As a result of his actions, the married...
  • Did Obama, Brennan And Clinton Illegally Collude To Take Trump Down?

    07/24/2018 5:50:09 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 71 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 7/23/2018 | EDITORIALS
    Russia Investigation: As the saying goes, a fish rots from the head down. Well, so do bad governments. Recent revelations about the behavior of President Obama and his CIA director John Brennan in pushing the bogus Russian collusion investigation suggest that's been the case. The release of the FISA application by the FBI to investigate alleged collusion between Russia and President Trump's campaign and recent comments made by top officials are eye opening. Not only did President Obama know about the investigation, he seems to have pushed it from the very beginning. But don't take our word for it. Here's...
  • EPA Scandals Under the Obama Administration

    07/05/2018 4:15:36 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies
    grabien.com ^ | 7/5/2018 | Tom (Staff)
    List of 43 scandals with links to news articles at the link. Below I'll past an excerpt of the table but the links here won't be active. The EPA illegally used social media to push for new EPA regulations 06/28/2017 Judicial Watch A subpoena was issued after McCarthy deleted nearly 6,000 text messages 03/26/2015 The Washington Times Articles of impeachment were introduced against McCarthy after she was caught repeatedly lying to Congress 09/09/2015 Rep. Paul Gosar The EPA inspector general said McCarthy was lying when she said Michigan deserved blame for the Flint crisis 10/20/2016 The Washington Post After the...
  • Who Is Funding Barack Obama?

    07/28/2008 8:09:34 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 15 replies · 408+ views
    New Media Journal ^ | July 28, 2008 | Paul Hollrah
    Who Is Funding Barack Obama? by Paul Hollrah In a July 10 installment of “The World According to Barack,” we discussed Obama’s phenomenal fundraising juggernaut. Obama boasts of having built a contributor base of 1.5 million people, each contributing $5, $10, $20...or, as Obama assures us, “whatever they could afford.” Please do the math with me. The Obama campaign has disclosed that one-fourth, or $66.25 million of the $265 million reported as of May 31, 2008 (he has raised an additional $70 million during the month of June), came from those contributing $2,000, or more...which means that the remainder, or...
  • Scandals sanitized with linguistic trickery

    06/21/2018 9:09:35 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Throughout Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s massive report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation are lots of strange things. One of the weirdest is the extent to which the FBI went to make up words and phrases to disguise reality.An early draft of the 2016 FBI report on the email scandal was reportedly subjected to linguistic surgery to exonerate Mrs. Clinton, who at the time was secretary of State. Mrs. Clinton was originally found to be “grossly negligent” in using an illegal email server. That legalistic phrase is used by prosecutors to indict for violation of laws governing the...
  • Scandals Sanitized With Linguistic Trickery

    06/21/2018 3:38:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Throughout Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's massive report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation are lots of strange things. One of the weirdest is the extent to which the FBI went to make up words and phrases to disguise reality. n early draft of the 2016 FBI report on the email scandal was reportedly subjected to linguistic surgery to exonerate the former secretary of state, who at the time was the Democratic nominee for president. Clinton was originally found to be "grossly negligent" in using an illegal email server. That legalistic phrase is used by prosecutors to indict for...
  • Stunning Confirmation: Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents Showing McCain Staff Urging IRS...

    06/21/2018 6:42:29 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 170 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 21, 2018
    It has long been suspected; the footprints and fingerprints were always present; McCain repeatedly denied it…. now the evidence surfaces. For those who remember the issues when the IRS, White House and DOJ organized the post 2010 election “shellacking” targeting of Tea Party groups, the latest discovery from Judicial watch is confirmation of a long-held opinion. John McCain was instrumental in supporting the weaponization of the IRS to target tea party groups.
  • So IRS Tea Party persecutor Lois Lerner had help all along: John McCain

    06/22/2018 6:10:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 22, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    How's this for sneaky? Sen. John McCain, not too long after seeking conservative and Republican votes in his failed 2008 bid for the presidency, went right after those same conservative voters without telling them, by egging on the IRS to ruin them. It's the sort of political back-stabbing that defies belief, taking an active role in destroying the Tea Party, which was an authentic grassroots movement of local groups calling for smaller government. But sure enough, Judicial Watch has found McCain's central role right there in the documents: Judicial Watch today released newly obtained internal IRS documents, including material revealing...
  • These photographs show how the Obama administration treated illegal aliens

    06/19/2018 8:39:54 PM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    wordpress ^ | June 19, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    These photographs show how the Obama administration treated illegal aliens These photographs show how the Obama administration treated illegal aliens.Source: http://dailycaller.com/2018/06/19/photos-obama-immigration-detention-facilities/
  • Rampant Drug Use On Obama’s Air Force One Made “Awkward Hookups With Colleagues Funny And Bizarre”

    06/16/2018 10:40:37 PM PDT · by bitt · 64 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 6/15/2018 | staff
    Former White House stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein has made salacious claims in her upcoming memoir, From the Corner of the Oval. Dorey-Stein says that drug-fueled flights aboard Air Force One made “awkward intimacy with colleagues suddenly just funny and bizarre. She and one of Obama’s senior staffers, Jason Wolf, had hot sex in various hotel rooms before he broke her heart. Obama’s traveling staff was comprised of mostly women, dubbed “the Vigiants”. While we’re way beyond debating whether or not Obama had a “scandal-free” administration as he claimed last January, the former President’s stenographer, Beck Dorey-Stein, has come out of the...
  • The Silencing of the Inspectors General

    06/14/2018 8:14:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, an Obama administration appointee, is scheduled to deliver a report this week on DOJ and FBI abuses during the 2016 campaign cycle. Remember: His last investigation of FBI misconduct advised a criminal referral for fired former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who allegedly lied to federal investigators. McCabe and at least a half-dozen other FBI employees quit, retired, were fired or were reassigned as a result of fallout from the politicization of the FBI. Yet, as Barack Obama left office, his chief of staff, Denis McDonough, strangely boasted that the Obama administration "has...
  • Once elected, Trump deserved more of a chance than opponents gave him

    06/06/2018 12:33:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Herald and News ^ | June 6, 2017 | Jay Ambrose
    I am not a Republican, I did not vote for Donald Trump. I castigated him during the primaries, focused more on the outlandish alternative during the general election, but still hold him in low regard. The tweets, the mostly ignorant, buffoonish tweets, sum up the worst of him in my opinion, but what I wrote after the election was that we should give him a chance. The opposite has occurred. Not only have critics overstated almost every flub he has made, governmental officials in the executive and judicial branches have shoved aside rule of law through felonious leaks, phony decisions...
  • Netflix CEO bundles money for Obama, Netflix gets net neutrality, Obamas get huge contract

    06/01/2018 6:05:53 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 1,2018 | Jack Hellner
    So now here is a summary of the Netflix-Obama relationship: Netflix CEO raises large amounts of money for Obama in 2012 campaign; Netflix lobbies and gets net neutrality; and then, around 16 months after Obama leaves office, the Obamas get a contract worth $50 million even though they have no experience providing content. Since Obama, Netflix, and others are so interested in equality, I am sure they will be glad to list all other similar contracts to the Obama's with other men, women, blacks, Hispanics, LGBTQ members, and others. They should highlight the contracts with other people with no experience....
  • 'I didn't have scandals,' Obama seemingly jokes in tech conference talk

    05/25/2018 6:25:20 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/25/18 | By Nicole Darrah
    Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday seemingly joked to an audience at a Las Vegas tech conference that his eight-year presidency was scandal-free. "I didn't have scandals, which seems like it shouldn't be something you brag about," Obama said, according to Newsweek. The 44th president was reportedly referencing the scandal-plagued Trump administration, saying that "if you look at the history of the modern presidency, coming out of the modern presidency without anybody going to jail is really good. It's a big deal."
  • Trump administration to provide records on Obama-era gun-smuggling probe

    05/17/2018 6:47:04 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 16, 2018 | Sarah N. Lynch
    The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to provide congressional investigators confidential records on a failed gun-trafficking operation during the Obama administration known as "Fast and Furious" that long has been criticized by Republican lawmakers. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department would hand over documents to the Republican-led House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that had been withheld by Democratic former President Barack Obama's administration. The agreement reached by Republican President Donald Trump's administration will effectively end a six-year long legal battle in which the committee had gone to federal...
  • Federal lawsuit accuses Obama center organizers of pulling an 'institutional bait and switch'

    05/15/2018 6:50:50 PM PDT · by caww · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5/15/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The complaint cites an "institutional bait and switch" because the original plan was for a federal entity to take possession of the land and build an Obama Presidential 'Library', which would be 'publicly owned and controlled'...... That was the bait used to obtain priceless open park land that would be taken away from the citizens of Chicago.... The switch came when the presidential library plan was sidelined, and in its place was instituted a "presidential center" that would be under the control of a private foundation, with Barack Obama 'himself in a position to shape the center's planning, mission, and...
  • LIST: Obama’s 29 scandals and the media’s campaign to hide them

    04/16/2018 12:42:29 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 16, 2018 | by Paul Bedard
    Was former President Obama the “scandal free,” top 10 greatest president he claimed to be as he exited the White House? To his aides and most in the media, the answer has been a hearty “yes.” The View’s Joy Behar said, “President Obama, for eight years, was completely scandal-free.” NBC’s Tom Brokaw said, “He’s been scandal free, frankly, in the White House. We haven’t had that what for a while.” But now, to counter that legacy campaign, biographer Matt Margolis has penned a book detailing some 29 “scandals” under Obama in, “The Scandalous Presidency of Barack Obama.” It reviews some...
  • U.S. Terrorism Agency to Tap a Vast Database of Citizens (Big Brother lives)

    12/13/2012 6:45:08 AM PST · by TonyInOhio · 63 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/12/12 | Julia Angwin
    Top U.S. intelligence officials gathered in the White House Situation Room in March to debate a controversial proposal. Counterterrorism officials wanted to create a government dragnet, sweeping up millions of records about U.S. citizens—even people suspected of no crime. ~ snip ~ The rules now allow the little-known National Counterterrorism Center to examine the government files of U.S. citizens for possible criminal behavior, even if there is no reason to suspect them. That is a departure from past practice, which barred the agency from storing information about ordinary Americans unless a person was a terror suspect or related to an...