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  • Will Melania Trump let Barron keep Vladimir Putin’s soccer ball? Can she?

    07/17/2018 11:10:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Mercury News ^ | July 17, 2018 | Martha Ross
    Under normal circumstances, the gift would delight any 12-year-old soccer fan: A ball used in the recent World Cup final. But these were not normal circumstances. And the ball in question was presented by Russian President Vladimir Putin to President Donald Trump during a bizarre moment in what has been widely condemned as an embarrassing and diplomatically disastrous moment for Trump’s White House and for the United States. Following a high-stakes summit in Helsinki Monday, Putin brought out a special red-and-white ball at his joint press conference with Trump. Putin handed the ball to his American counterpart, seemingly as a...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/17/2018 7:45:09 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/17/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump told the mainstream media today that he agrees with the notion of the intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections. He responded to the media frenzy over comments he made after his meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Tonight Trump tweeted that 'the meeting between President Putin and myself was a great success, except in the Fake News Media!" In Nicaragua today government police and paramilitaries assaulted an opposition controlled neighborhood in the city of Masaya. Three were reported killed, dozens wounded with opposition youth being hauled away by the government forces..... The government of...
  • Kim Jong Un 'extremely enraged,' berates North Korean officials for unfinished projects

    07/17/2018 7:25:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un launched -- not a missile -- but an unusual public attack on his own officials during inspections of several ongoing projects in the Hermit Kingdom, visits he said that left him “appalled” and “speechless” due to a lack of progress and attention to detail. Kim’s statements, released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency on Tuesday, were made during his “field guidance” visits at construction sites in the country. The despot’s disappointment was reportedly visible during a visit to the Orangchon Power Station construction site in the northeast. After officials briefed him about the...
  • My sad mind about America

    07/17/2018 5:57:43 PM PDT · by HiTech RedNeck · 76 replies
    Jul 17, 2018 | Htrn
    I am sad for America
  • North Korea is said to be poised to return bodies of some 50 US vets soon: report

    07/17/2018 5:26:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17, 2018 | Paulina Dedaj and Lucas Tomlinson
    North Korea will return the remains of about 50 Americans killed during the Korean War over the next two weeks, the first set of repatriations since the recent summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, a report says. A senior U.S. defense official said on Tuesday that the move will take place within two weeks, though the exact timing and number of those being returned remain uncertain, according to a Reuters report. The development comes after a two-day meeting between U.S. and North Korean officials at the Demilitarized Zone. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the beginning of...
  • WHOA:Peter Strzok Grew Up In Iran & His Father Supported The 1979 Iranian Revolution

    07/17/2018 4:46:36 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 61 replies ^ | July 17, 2018 | Arnie Hoffman
    The Deep State rabbit hole just got a little deeper. Did you know anti-Trump FBI official Peter Strzok grew up in Iran and Saudi Arabia? Strzok’s father, Peter Strzok Sr. was in Iran when Muslim hardliners stormed the U.S. embassy, took hostages, and overthrew the U.S. friendly government. Since that time Iran has been a “death to America” fixture in the Middle East. Strzok Sr. was supportive of the Iranian revolution. Fast forward several decades later and you want to know who headed the Obama-era outreach to Iran where hundreds of millions of dollars were given to the radical Islamic...
  • Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One

    07/17/2018 3:53:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | July 17, 2018 | Jamie Ehrlich and Jeff Zeleny
    President Donald Trump says the new Air Force One planes will be red, white and blue, a shift away from the classic "baby blue" design that they have had for decades. "Air Force One is going to be incredible," Trump told CBS in an interview over the weekend that aired on Tuesday. "It's going to be the top of the line, the top in the world. And it's going to be red, white and blue, which I think is appropriate." A source familiar with the redesign told CNN last week that Trump was deeply involved in the conversation about a...
  • Former NSA technical director debunks Mueller indictment against 12 Russians

    07/17/2018 3:50:30 PM PDT · by davikkm · 15 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    Does Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for allegedly hacking Hillary’s emails and interfering in the US election have any purpose other than to throw a monkey wrench in President Trump’s upcoming summit with Putin? Don’t forget that Rosenstein is implicated in the orchestration of Russiagate as a weapon against Trump, a weapon that serves the interests of the Democratic Party and the military/security complex about which President Eisenhower warned us 56 years ago to no avail. Rosenstein’s indictment of 12 Russians for allegedly hacking computers is a political indictment aimed at President Trump....
  • Personal: TN. Senate Race Maracha Blackburn lead over Phil Bredesen

    07/17/2018 11:56:41 AM PDT · by RedMonqey · 28 replies
    Nashville Tennessean | 3 hours ago | Me, Redmonkey
    This is good news for those who believe Tennessee's senate seat that Bob Corker is currently defiling. Marsha Blackburn poll numbers from the commissioned by the Committee to Defend the President, which plans to spend heavily in an effort to help Blackburn — found 38 percent of those surveyed supported the Republican congressman while 35 percent favored Bredesen. It continues to narrow from her high lead of 9 In a December poll but given Tennessee's history of narrow elections, this is to be expected. Barring the unforeseen, this is good news for Marasha, President Trump and the Senate increasing it's...
  • Did Clinton & Obama's use of private email, open a door to Chinese intelligence?

    07/17/2018 11:08:14 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 40 replies
    Twitter via Thread Reader App ^ | 7/15/2018 | REX @_ImperatorRex_
    Full Title - Did Clinton & Obama's use of private email, and her routing of govt comms illegally through an unsecured server in her home, open a door to Chinese intelligence? 1. IMPORTANT. Did Clinton & Obama's use of private email, and her routing of govt comms illegally through an unsecured server in her home, open a door to Chinese intelligence? I think the probability is HIGH. If so, we are in uncharted territory.
  • Why should Trump trust the assessment of the IC heads who wanted to take him down? Give me a reason

    07/17/2018 10:53:58 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 15 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-17-18 | DrJohn
    There is much hand-wringing and consternation over the Trump-Putin presser. No response was more over the top than that of John Brennan: have told over and over and over that the Russians were trying to hack the election. Today Ezra Klein wrote that the 2016 election was "sabotaged." But who has seen the proof? Have you? We were told over and over that 17 agencies agreed on the assessment. That was a lie. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper does not know what caused the now-debunked claim that all 17 intelligence agencies backed an assessment that Russia interfered in the...
  • Air Force Admits to Spending $10,000, a Piece on TOILET SEAT COVERS for a Cargo Plane

    07/17/2018 10:18:01 AM PDT · by davikkm · 57 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    When there isn’t anyone counting the free tax dollars flowing in, its easy to see how the Pentagon has gone from $2.3 trillion to over $9 trillion U.S. tax dollars. Lost, can’t find, don’t know where it went? Looks like some in up in the toilet and the rest in a bank account somewhere? Why is the U.S. having debt problems? Wasted and unaccounted spending by the military industrial complex, for anything and everything. Easy to spend other peoples money. The Air Force has admitted to spending a whopping $10,000, a piece, to replace toilet seat covers, in an expense...
  • The Arabian Nightmare of the West

    07/17/2018 9:18:31 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/17/18 | Alex Maistrovoy
    Terror as curiosity: countless sufferings without the realization of such... In 1983, Robert Irwin wrote a fantasy novel titled ‘The Arabian Nightmare’ about a young Englishman who was dragged into a whirlwind of sinister events in Cairo. The Arabian nightmare he learned was like a disease or a curse. It was terrible and obscene, monotonous, but yet fearful. It brought countless sufferings without the realization of such… The Arabian nightmare has come to the West. It has come invisibly and struck it like an evil curse. It subdued Western people gradually - through arsons, sexual violence, “Salafi” vice squad and...
  • Cavuto Bought into Russia-Stole-Election Conspiracy and Now DISGUSTED Trump Won't?

    07/17/2018 9:13:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 30 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/17/18 | Judi McLeod
    Are Cavuto and Fox News trying to outdo Fake News King CNN? If anyone can play the part of shocked, stunned and “disgusted” that President Donald Trump didn’t go after Russian President Vladimir Putin for stealing the election from Hillary Rodham Clinton, it’s Fox News Business Network Host Neil Cavuto. Most folk fully expected the mainstream and social media to pile on Trump for not upsetting Putin’s apple cart in Helsinki, they just didn’t know that a thoroughly “disgusted” Cavuto would be the one bringing up the rear.
  • No Russian Election Collusion—No Matter How The MSM Spin It

    07/17/2018 9:09:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/17/18 | Judi McLeod
    Russia STOLE THE ELECTION from Hillary Rodham Clinton who’s still living in a fantasy world that says she’s America’s duly elected 45th. The mainstream and social media’s take on the President Donald Trump/President Vladimir Putin Helsinki meeting makes no sense for a number of glaring reasons. The same media who condemn Trump for not confronting Putin, have NEVER confronted Putin one-on-one—not even even during the many years before Trump was president. Tell us the name of the journalist and the news site that hired him/her who confronted Putin with the question: Who on your side was involved when former Secretary...
  • House Testimony; Bureau Bosses Covered Up Evidence China Hacked Hillary’s Top Secret Emails

    07/17/2018 9:00:42 AM PDT · by bitt · 60 replies
    TRUEPUNDIT ^ | 7/17/2018 | ADMIN
    Former top FBI lawyer Lisa Page testified during two days of closed-door House hearings, revealing shocking new Intel against her old bosses at the Bureau, according the well-placed FBI sources. Alarming new details on allegations of a bureau-wide cover up. Or should we say another bureau-wide cover up. The embattled Page tossed James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok and Bill Priestap among others under the Congressional bus, alleging the upper echelon of the FBI concealed intelligence confirming Chinese state-backed ‘assets’ had illegally acquired former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 30,000+ “missing” emails, federal sources said. The Russians didn’t do it....
  • Why Are Democrats, Their Media Lapdogs Seriously Overplaying Summit Criticism?

    07/17/2018 8:38:33 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 55 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 7/17/18 | Mr. K the KnowItAll
    The Democrats and their media lapdogs are seriously overplaying this. It is so blatantly stupid that I have to wonder if it is DELIBERATELY stupid. I mean - comparing this to the bombing of Pearl Harbor??? Krystalnacht???? Ridiculous is too tame of a word... so, is it meant to distract from something else? Something pretty huge? Like the BOMBSHELL (Boom!!!) that Putin tossed about HilLIARy getting $400 million in illegal funds? I mean he announced it to the entire world- and none of them are talking about it because, you know... Trump is like Hitler killing Jews and all.
  • The Failure of Progressivism Seen in Negative Migration From SF and Other Liberal Strongholds

    07/17/2018 7:12:44 AM PDT · by davikkm · 7 replies
    IWB ^ | Bob Shanahan
    San Francisco’s homeless problem, drug epidemic, and lawlessness proves how liberal progressive politicians and big government fix to all problems only exacerbates existing issues. The blue model has failed spectacularly in the liberal bastion of San Francisco. In one of the most beautiful cities in the world, residents and tourists alike are disgusted by what the city has become. Conventions, most recently a Chicago-based medical association, are deciding to not go to the city by the bay due to aggressive panhandlers, human waste on the street, used needles on city sidewalks, and drug use in broad daylight. More than $500...
  • Oregon Standoff: The Political Machine And The Hammond Pardons

    07/17/2018 2:41:24 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/14/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "Its all about who you know and all the money behind it. It's unfortunate, but we'll take it. Ruthie Danielson, friend of the Hammonds speaks with "OregonLive" Even before Dwight Hammond headed back to prison early in 2016, forced by a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, to serve a mandatory minimum five year sentence as a terrorist for lighting a backfire to protect his land (The Bureau of Land Management admitted it was an improvement to the land) oil millionaire Forrest Lucas of Lucas Oil was talking to him. Lucas, who is a big donor to politicians of the...
  • Man caught filming women in bikinis at Dongmak Beach

    07/16/2018 10:29:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Korea Herald ^ | July 17, 2018 | Catherine Chung
    A man in his 40s was caught secretly filming women in bikinis by an officer on patrol duty at a beach in Ganghwa-gun, Incheon, police said Tuesday. According to Incheon authorities, the 44-year-old was booked without physical detention for violating the Criminal Act on Special Cases Concerning the Punishment of Sexual Crimes. The man is accused of secretly filming two women at Dongmak Beach using his smartphone around 1:40 p.m. Sunday. During interrogation, he admitted to using a silent camera app to film the victims without being noticed, according to reports. Police said they found some 60 snapshots and two...