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  • Did a Twitter User Scam MAGA Fans Out of Thousands of Dollars?

    11/07/2018 3:16:48 PM PST · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | November 5, 2018 | Brian Feldman
    There are few things the MAGA crowd loves more than a black Republican. The meteoric rise of Candace Owens and the embrace of Kanye West, despite his Hollywood A-list status, are symptomatic of a group desperate to prove it isn’t racist. Over the past few months, the conservative sections of social media have become fixated on the #WalkAway campaign, urging Democrats and minorities to take off their blinders and join the Republican party. Late last month, it seemed that the Republican party had added a black college student named Quran to its ranks. She tweeted, “I will not hide any...
  • IRS Scam Called me

    11/02/2018 1:23:40 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 100 replies
    Nov.2, 2018 | Vanity
    I got a message that the IRS was investigating me for tax evasion. I put in the number in my search engine and others said that Indians were on the other side of the line. I hope it is a scam. I am ignoring the robo call. Here is the number: 240-345-1406. Does anyone have any info on this or had this occurred to them?
  • Mark Zuckerberg Just Stole $315,000 From A Triple-Amputee Vet

    10/14/2018 6:16:58 PM PDT · by Theo · 131 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | October 14, 2018 | Jeff Rainforth
    Mark Zuckerberg must need money because he just robbed a triple-amputee Iraq War vet blind. Brian Kolfage joined the Air Force just before 3000 Americans were killed in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks that also destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City. He wanted to serve. He wanted to keep what had happened to thousands of his fellow Americans from happening again. It was his duty, he believed. During Brian's second tour in the Middle East, he volunteered for a dangerous mission in Iraq. On September 11th, 2004, exactly 3 years to the day since the 9/11/01 attacks,...
  • Vanity: what are the odds Swetnick is made up by 4chan?

    09/26/2018 10:15:18 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 81 replies
    9/26/18 | me
    What are the odds that this lady isn't even real? If 4chan was telling the truth, that they punked Avanetti, then couldn't this just be a fake photo and fake person?
  • Blasey-Ford's $210K Reward for Sabotaging Supreme Court Appointment Proceedings (FRAUD)

    09/20/2018 12:32:44 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies
    Vanity /GoFundMe ^ | September 20, 2018 | Beau T. fulgraciousskies
    A decades old unverified sexual allegation made by Christine Blasely-Ford has generated over $135,000 of spending money in less than 48 hours. Despite Blasely refusing to provide any evidence of truth, GofundMe donors have generously compensated Blasely for 'her troubles.' What a Fraud! A last minute appeal to torpedo the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's to the Supreme Court has apparently resulted in some backlash for the accuser. One has to wonder if this convenient 'charity' reimbursement plan was part of the democrats' scheme from the get-go. Those wishing to donate through GofundMe would be encouraged to donate to actual...
  • Chicago pension fiasco: $54M lost on deal with Daley nephew, ex-Obama boss

    09/14/2018 8:32:22 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 14, 2018 | Tim Novak
    Vanecko and Davis. Their firm made millions in fees even as retirement plans for teachers, cops, other Chicago city workers suffered big losses. A dozen years ago, five financially strapped city of Chicago pension funds invested $68 million in a shaky real estate deal put together by a former boss of resident Barack Obama and a nephew of Mayor Richard M. Daley. It was a high-risk investment. Allison S. Davis — who once headed a small Chicago law firm that gave Obama his first job out of Harvard Law School — and Daley nephew Robert G. Vanecko even warned in...
  • Three-year-old Girl Detained In Hospital Over Hospital Bill

    09/11/2018 9:33:24 AM PDT · by kenstellu · 53 replies
    FP NEWS ^ | 11/09/2018 | fpnews
    Three-year-old Joy Blessing. She has been detained at Kenyatta National Hospital over hospital bill. “I am grateful that my daughter has recovered, but I cannot leave the hospital. She is very playful and I am afraid she will contract more diseases, ”Ms Mmochi said, noting that patients with different diseases are forced to share beds at the patient detention centre. “Sharing of bed is not good for those whose wounds have not healed. I am appealing to the hospital to release my daughter as I look for money to pay them,” said the 24-year-old mother. “I am a single mother...
  • NY Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon: Pass Medicare For All, Figure Out How To Pay For It Later

    09/10/2018 1:43:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/09/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    It’s four more days until the big Democratic primary in New York, and gubernatorial candidate (and actress) Cynthia Nixon is pulling out all the stops. In an interview this week, she returned to one of the favorite talking points of Democratic socialists these days, Medicare for all. Speaking with the New York Daily News, Nixon was adamant that lawmakers should move forward and pass “her plan” rather than listening to Governor Andrew Cuomo who has managed to resist the idea so far. And how will New York pay for this massive show of generosity to its residents? Nixon openly...
  • Will the next mayor get Chicago its cut of a booming economy? (Rahm was the greatest!)

    09/09/2018 9:22:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9/09/18 | Editorial Board
    **SNIP** What keeps the city afloat, and allows it to maintain a robust jobs-based economy, is the ability to borrow money and deliver services. Only cities that manage their finances responsibly can hope to woo the bond market, and that’s what Emanuel has done. In municipal bond circles, he’s seen as a trusted partner whose departure is unsettling. “I’ve been pretty impressed with the mayor,” Howard Cure of Evercore Wealth Management told The Bond Buyer, an industry publication. “He inherited a very structurally weak budget and I think he’s made a lot of improvements and is striving to achieve structural...
  • Q Anon: 09/01/18 Trust Trump's Plan

    09/01/2018 9:49:15 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,207 replies
    qmap.pub ^ | 09/1/18 | FReepers, vanity
    “Trust The Plan” YouTube President Trump This Video Will Get Donald Trump Elected (The Plan) - 6 min YouTube Joe Masepoes Q - The Plan To Save The World - 13 min - popular introduction Threadreader Jason Wright Q Anon Is Real - Oct, Nov 2017 Q drops + commentary Threadreader ImperatorRex A thread on how Team Trump is preparing the normies for what is coming: major Swamp Draining. - overview Twitter Paul Serran What is Q? - 31 point introduction Article Sundance Imagine You are Not a Politician, Yet You are Running For The Presidency - overview Thread...
  • Homeless Veteran Back on Street After Fundraisers Keep Money

    08/24/2018 3:04:01 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 31 replies
    Breitbart - Big Government ^ | 8-24-2018 | Nate Church
    Johnny Bobbitt is back under a bridge just months after a couple raised $400,000 for him — and then reportedly kept it. It seemed like an American Cinderella story: when New Jersey resident Kate McClure ran out of gas in a “sketchy” neighborhood in Philadelphia, 35-year-old homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt offered her his last $20 dollars for gas, which he went and fetched for her himself. McClure and her boyfriend Mark D’Amico respondedraised more than $400,000 in Bobbitt’s name. This, however, is where the story gets ugly. (snip) ...The couple claims to have already spent half the money on him...
  • Cohen launches GoFundMe with $500,000 goal

    08/22/2018 7:29:39 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/22/18 | Brett Samuels
    A GoFundMe page to cover the legal expenses for former Trump attorney Michael Cohen was launched on Wednesday with a goal of raising $500,000. Lanny Davis, Cohen's lawyer, is listed as the administrator of the page, titled the "Michael Cohen Truth Fund." The page had racked up more than $20,000 in donations as of 9:20 a.m. Wednesday. "Michael decided to put his family and his country first. Now Michael needs your financial help — to pay his legal fees," the page description states. The donations will help Cohen "as he goes forward on his journey to tell the truth about...
  • THE BILLION DOLLAR HOMELESS SCAM: The More We Spend, The Worse It Gets

    08/16/2018 9:34:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 08/16/2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    New York City will be spending $2.06 billion on its Department of Homeless Services. There are 61,421 homeless people in the city which is spending $33,539 per homeless person.   That’s only a little short of the starting salary of an FDNY firefighter at $39,000.  More money will be spent on the homeless than on the firefighters who save New Yorkers from burning buildings. The FDNY will have to make do with $2.04 billion, and the health department with $1.6 billion. That’s impressive for DHS, a department that was only created in 1993 by the disgraced Dinkins administration and is now burning through more cash than...
  • The Russian “Treasure Ship” Was Likely a Fraud Meant to Boost a Cryptocurrency Scam

    08/10/2018 12:59:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    www.popularmechanics.com ^ | Aug 10, 2018 | By Kyle Mizokami
    A South Korean company’s claimed to find $100 billion in treasure or more. A South Korean company that announced it had found more than a hundred billion dollars in gold treasure in a Russian warship is under investigation for possible fraud. The gold apparently does not exist and the company allegedly planned to use news of the treasure to boost a new cryptocurrency. Last month, the news broke that the Shinil Group, a South Korean company, had discovered the 100-year-old wreck of an Imperial Russian Navy cruiser, the Dmitri Donskoi. A survival of the naval battle of Tsushima, the Donskoi...
  • Biden’s Niece Gets Probation for $100,000 Credit Card Scam

    07/29/2018 8:54:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/27/18 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Former Vice President Joe Biden’s niece avoided jail on Thursday after a Manhattan Criminal Court judge sentenced her to two years’ probation for stealing more than $100,000 in a credit card scam. Caroline Biden, 31, accepted the two-year probation sentence after she pleaded guilty in June 2017 to racking up $110,810 worth of charges on a borrowed credit card as she went on a shopping spree. “I not only acknowledge my conduct and take responsibility but deeply regret the harm caused,” Caroline told Justice Curtis Farber at her Thursday sentencing, according to the New York Post. “I can assure you...
  • Students left dangling as Art Institute of Charleston shuts down

    07/23/2018 10:48:13 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 64 replies
    Charleston Post and Courrier ^ | Jul 23, 2018 | Paul Bowers
    The rise and fall of the Art Institute of Charleston took just 11 years, carrying with it the aspirations of hundreds of young artists — and leaving some of them struggling beneath a mountain of debt. The for-profit chain of colleges opened its Market Street location in April 2007 amid fanfare from local political leaders, including then-Mayor Joe Riley, who had invited the school to train workers for the hospitality and restaurant industries.
  • Rosenstein Confirms DNC Server Was Not Hacked – Emails Were Obtained w/“Spear Phishing” Scam

    07/13/2018 4:37:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/13/18 | Cristina Laila
    Another junk indictment? This comes a day before President Trump is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that the DNC server was never actually hacked. **SNIP** “Secondly, the defendants hacked into computer networks and installed malicious software and allowed them to spy on users,” Rosenstein continued. The computer networks Rosenstein was referring to was a Congressional campaign, not the DNC server. “They also hacked into the networks of a Congressional campaign and a national political committee,” Rosenstein continued.
  • Don’t Get Played; Get Woke to the Outrage Scam

    06/21/2018 5:04:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 21, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    So what are we supposed to be outraged about today? There’s always something, and it’s always the worst thing in the history of ever. And it’s almost always a scam designed to manipulate you into obeying the liberal elite.That’s the real outrage.My friend and fellow Townhall columnist Derek Hunter has a new book out designed to help you detect and defeat this shameless grift, Outrage, Inc.: How the Liberal Mob Ruined Science, Journalism, and Hollywood. It’s essential reading because the sooner we can get people woke to the con, the sooner people will stop falling for this nonsense.What's the latest?...
  • 591M went to ECOT over local school districts -- of that nearly $9.6M came from TPS

    06/07/2018 8:05:06 PM PDT · by madison10 · 3 replies
    WTOL ^ | 6/6/2018 | Staff
    OHIO (WTOL) - The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) scandal has grown thanks to new data that shows that $591 million of taxpayer money went to ECOT over local school districts. Innovation Ohio (IO) released new data on Wednesday that showed how much money each Ohio school district lost to the online charter school since 2012...
  • Feds: #Resistance Icons Ran ‘Ponzi Scheme’ Clearinghouse

    05/22/2018 9:15:16 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 12 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 05.22.18 9:43 AM ET | LACHLAN MARKAY
    In late 2016, federal agents showed up at the Fort Myers, Florida, homes of brothers Brian and Edward Krassenstein, seizing computers and financial records, and hauling off with “at least 20 to 30 bundles of stuff.” At the time, the story was just a notable blip on local media’s crime blotter. But in the two years since, the Krassensteins have become more than a pair of local businessmen. They’re now prominent members of the online anti-Trump “resistance.” According to the feds, they also, until recently, ran websites that propped up fraudulent online financial scams. Law-enforcement officials last year seized nearly...