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  • Making a federal issue out of the Obama Center lawsuit (Jackson Park)

    05/28/2020 5:29:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Chicago Reader ^ | 5/27/20 | Deanna Isaacs
    **SNIP** Thanks to the pandemic, this hearing, before a three-judge federal appeals court panel, took place in part via telephone. It was recorded, which means you can still listen in, on the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit website. If you do, you’ll catch University of Chicago (and NYU) law professor Richard Epstein asking for a reversal of last year’s decision by District Court judge John Robert Blakey to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the activist group Protect Our Parks that sought to keep the Obama Presidential Center out of Jackson Park. And you’ll hear city attorney Benna Ruth...
  • How Obama just endorsed Trump

    05/28/2020 8:18:15 AM PDT · by Zenyatta · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/28/2020 | Adam Goodman
    Just when we thought we’d seen it all, heard it all, we are hit with another surreal shocker certain to wend its way into the narrative, and onto paid media as the 2020 presidential derby charges forward. In two recent virtual commencement addresses, former President Barack Obama took aim at Trump by questioning his willingness, much less his ability, to lead. Predictably, the left roared in delight while the right howled in protest. Yet lost in the partisan noise was a more telling passage of prose Obama uttered that day, words that may have eluded vetting by his political handlers...
  • Voice of America, or Voice of the ‘Mullahs in Iran’?

    05/28/2020 6:01:24 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 28 May, 2020 | Jamshid Chalangi
    …..However, with the advent of the Obama administration and the start of a policy of appeasement towards the Iranian regime, there was a general change of atmosphere at the VOA and as such, entry into the Persian section for those with known affiliations to the Islamic republic were facilitated. This approach was justified on the grounds that it would help attain the compromise needed with Iran to secure a nuclear agreement with the ‘5+1’. These developments took a disturbing turn when the annual task of assessing ‘News Talk’ and other programs of the VOA Persian was assigned to Mr. Hooman...
  • RNC Releases Ad Showing Scandals From Obama-Biden Admin After Biden Said There Weren’t Any

    05/27/2020 1:44:22 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 11 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 5/27/2020 | Damjan Tutarkov
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Tuesday released a new ad highlighting some of the biggest controversies of the Obama-Biden administration. Not a “single hint of a scandal” Both Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate, and former President Obama have insisted that their administration was scandal-free. “Know what I was most proud of? For eight years, there wasn’t one single hint of a scandal or a lie,” Biden said during the rally in Iowa last year.
  • How Susan Rice’s Role in the Rwandan Genocide Predicted Obamagate - Greenfield

    05/26/2020 6:33:28 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 29 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Mon May 26, 2020 | Daniel
    How Susan Rice’s Role in the Rwandan Genocide Predicted Obamagate A woman who can turn her back on genocide would hardly blink at spying on Republicans. Tue May 26, 2020 Daniel Greenfield 84 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. When Hillary Clinton stepped down as Secretary of State to prep for a presidential run, her boss had an obvious replacement in mind. His close political ally, Susan Rice. But while Obama had won nearly all of his appointment battles, moving Rice into...
  • Did Obama illegally spy on Trump? Here's what a new poll shows Americans think

    05/26/2020 6:10:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies
    justthenews.com ^ | 5/26/2020 | john Solomon
    Republicans and men are far more likely than Democrats or women to believe Obama improperly spied on Trump. Americans are fairly evenly split along partisan lines when it comes to the question of whether senior Obama administration officials illegally spied on President Trump's campaign and transition, a new poll showed Monday. Results from the latest Just the News poll with Scott Rasmussen show 45 precent of Americans believe it was very or somewhat likely that the prior administration improperly spied on Trump, compared to 43 percent who did not. Thirteen-percent said they were unsure. With recent revelations that 39 separate...
  • The Remains of an Administration

    05/26/2020 11:10:00 AM PDT · by SJackson · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | May 26, 2020 | VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
    <p>Each day that the Obama administration fades into the past, its wrongdoings manage to wander back into the present.</p> <p>After years of suppression, all sorts of strange events keep popping up to remind us of what little is left of the Obama years — the Susan Rice memo, Christopher Steele deleting his computer records, FBI-doctored and lost 302s, text messages wiped clean, the bizarre Obama January 5, 2017, Oval Office meeting, the ambush interview of Michael Flynn, the unmasking and leaking of redacted names swept up in reverse-targeting surveillance operations, the administration fraud perpetrated on the FISA courts. The list is so overwhelming and bizarre that it ensures that anything at any time can now appear. And the result keeps reminding Americans of how corrupt were the years between 2009 and 2017 and how untruthful was the coverage of such institutionalized wrongdoing.</p>
  • The Obama Legacy Deserves To Be Destroyed

    05/26/2020 10:46:32 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 23 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MAY 10, 2018 | By David Harsany
    t’s strange that a president who had such a transformative effect on our national discourse will leave such a negligible policy legacy. But Barack Obama, whose imperial term changed the way Americans interact and in some ways paved the way for the Trump presidency, is now watching his much-celebrated and mythologized two-term legacy be systematically demolished. This, in many ways, tells us that American governance still works. When Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Iran deal, he could do so without much difficulty because the agreement hinged on presidential fiat rather than national consensus. But...
  • Barack Obama Forgets That Bill Clinton Got Away With Perjury

    05/10/2020 5:21:13 AM PDT · by gattaca · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 9, 2020 | David Marcus
    Barack Obama says there is no precedent for anyone getting away with perjury. He forgot about his buddy Bill Clinton. As we get closer and closer to November’s election, a ghost of presidential past is beginning to haunt the political discourse. Barack Obama is back. Beginning last month on Twitter, he started attacking president Trump directly. Now audio of a phone conversation has been “leaked” in which Obama has more to say about what he views as Trump’s failures. In the remarks, one thing stood out: his remarkable take on the exoneration of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Here’s what the...
  • Save Your Big Little Lies For the Next Pandemic

    05/24/2020 6:36:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 5-24-20 | MOTUS
           Ooh, ooh, ooh…do Obama next! Ooh, ooh ooh – do Obama next! So cherish that one moment in time when the Fact Checkers told the truth themselves. And as for the WaPo’s Big Little Book of Lies, save it for the next Chinese-incubated toilet paper shortage. From MOTUS A.D.
  • Obama was Islam's Manchurian candidate, Biden is China's

    05/23/2020 8:53:27 AM PDT · by yoe · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 22, 2020 | L. Todd Wood
    We’ve written extensively here about the absolute corruption and dual loyalties of the Obama administration. Our main point has been that to analyze Barack Obama’s record, you cannot listen to his eloquent words, but have to discern the malign consequences of his actions, an Islamic caliphate flourishing in the Middle East being in the forefront. When you combine these consequences with the criminal lawlessness being exposed as we write, enabled from the top, along with the intentional racial division that permeated the Obama presidency, the only conclusion possible is that Obama’s agenda was to destroy the United States, not save...
  • Flynn was set up by obama: sanctions were the bait

    05/23/2020 10:35:39 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-23-20 | DrJohn
    Barack Obama learned of the coming plans for Russian election meddling in 2014: The Obama administration received multiple warnings from national security officials between 2014 and 2016 that the Kremlin was ramping up its intelligence operations and building disinformation networks it could use to disrupt the U.S. political system, according to more than half a dozen current and former officials. As early as 2014, the administration received a report that quoted a well-connected Russian source as saying that the Kremlin was building a disinformation arm that could be used to interfere in Western democracies. The report, according to an official familiar...
  • Will the Swamp EVER Get Drained? (VIDEO)

    05/22/2020 11:02:32 AM PDT · by rebuildus · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5/22/20 | Patrick Rooney
    Patrick Rooney, Founder of Old School™ (Natural Health / Success / Freedom) asks the question that must be asked, essentially, "Will the rubber ever meet the road?" Will justice ever be served for the American People? Patrick discusses the John Durham investigation, and just how far he expects it to reach. And will Barack Obama be investigated? Where is the Republican Party? And what is OUR role?
  • Major Russian Espionage Involving Obama's DOJ

    05/22/2020 7:36:35 AM PDT · by kathsua · 8 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | May 22, 2020 | Reasonmclucus
    The following is a repost of a discussion about what the Russian hackers were really doing in 2016. Robert Mueller and his staff may be covering up the biggest act of espionage in the United States since the acquisition of atomic secrets by the Russians at the start of the Cold War. Mueller is supposed to be investigating what the Russian hackers called "Fancy Bear" did during the 2016 election. However, he continues to ignore an Associated Press expose indicating Fancy Bear focused on non-partisan email users including defense industry employees and those in the intelligence community. According to the...
  • Sydney Powell Just Dropped “The Hammer” On Fox Business. Reveals That Obama Had A Massive Widespread Secret Surveillance System Called The Hammer

    05/22/2020 5:39:51 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 152 replies
    Sydney Powell just dropped “The Hammer” on Fox Business. Reveals that Obama had a massive widespread secret surveillance system called The Hammer to illegally spy on ALL THE DEMS‘ POLITICAL OPPONENTS. https://youtu.be/hX-n5H-VtDw 
  • Mexico demands the U.S. finally explain Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ fiasco

    05/21/2020 9:16:41 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 24 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 05/21/20 | Steve Pomper
    In the movie “Cliff Hanger,” John Lithgow’s character, Qualen, utters a line that reminds me of how unscrupulous Democrat muckety-mucks like the Clintons and Obama operate. Qualen says, “Kill a few people, they call you a murderer. Kill a million and you’re a conqueror.” Similarly, with the Clintons and Obama, commit a few crimes, they call you a petty criminal. Commit a million and you’re untouchable. Well, maybe not a million—then again. You get the point. We’re now seeing a cascade of unearthed evidence of what seems to be an apparent three-plus-year coup attempt by the Obama administration and media...
  • Sharpton: Trump Attacks Obama Because He’s ‘Upset’ a Black Man Has ‘Everything He Would Have Wanted to Be in Life’

    05/21/2020 1:47:52 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 21 2020 | TRENT BAKER
    In a Thursday appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” network host Al Sharpton accused President Donald Trump of attacking his predecessor former President Barack Obama amid the Department of Justice’s review of the 2016 Russia investigation under Obama’s leadership because “he is so upset that Barack is everything he would have wanted to be in life” while also being black and not having a “rich father.” Sharpton argued Trump is polling poorly among black voters because he goes after Obama and because he does not address black Americans’ issues or concerns, pointing to black unemployment in recent years and the coronavirus...
  • McCaskill: There's 'No HINT of Corruption' in Obama-Biden Days, Trump Will 'Lie'

    05/21/2020 10:02:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 29 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 20, 2020 | Tim Graham
    "He wants to get to the point where they’re chanting “Lock them up” at his rallies about Obama and Biden, who have done nothing illegal. Nothing, nothing, not even close! Not a hint of corruption during eight years of Barack Obama. No wholesale firing of inspector generals. So I really think it’s startling that he’s so panicked that he felt the need to go down there to shore up the Republicans, you guys got to get tougher and lie better because that’s essentially what his message was yesterday.”
  • Obama’s Man in China Now Beijing’s Man in Washington

    05/21/2020 5:56:48 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    freebeacon ^ | MAY 21, 2020 | Yuichiro Kakutani
    Former ambassador Baucus appears regularly on Chinese propaganda outlets As the novel coronavirus wreaks havoc across the world, the Obama administration's ambassador to China has found a second lease on life as a pro-China talking head on regime propaganda outlets. Former ambassador Max Baucus has given at least four different interviews to Chinese propaganda outlets in the last two weeks, repeatedly comparing the U.S. rhetoric about China to both the McCarthy era and Nazi Germany. "Joe McCarthy [and] Adolf Hitler … rallied people up, making people believe things that were really not true," Baucus said during a May 12 interview...
  • BREAKING: Declassified Susan Rice Email Confirms Michael Flynn Was Personally Targeted In Oval Office Meeting

    05/20/2020 4:08:08 PM PDT · by bitt · 50 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 5/19/2020 | SEAN DAVIS
    Newly declassified portions of a key Susan Rice email confirm that Michael Flynn was personally targeted during a January 5 Oval Office meeting with Obama. Michael Flynn was personally targeted during a crucial Jan. 5, 2017 Oval Office meeting arranged by then-President Barack Obama, a newly declassified document shows. On Jan. 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump was being inaugurated, former White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice sent herself a bizarre email detailing the Jan. 5 meeting between her, Obama, then-Vice President Joe Biden, then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and fired former Federal Bureau of Investigations Director James Comey....