Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ratcliffe: Trump didn't get caught, Schiff got caught with the whistlebl...



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Sacramento State College Republicans ex president attacked | The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento State College Republicans ex president attacked | The Sacramento Bee: A student who is Sacramento State College Republicans’ president emeritus was repeatedly slapped by a fellow political science student in a video that caught the attention of far-right activists on the internet.

The assault is being investigated by Sacramento State police, but no charges had been filed Saturday.

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Criminal Immigrant, Who Avoided Deportation, was Found Guilty for Killing Two South Boston Doctors

Criminal Immigrant, Who Avoided Deportation, was Found Guilty for Killing Two South Boston Doctors: Plot twist, this guy wasn’t here illegally. This convicted killer had a green card, and actually avoided deportation for an earlier crime (a bank heist) thanks to a sweet legal deal. Kind of those lawyers, as it gave Bampumim Teixeira, a 33-year-old migrant from West Africa, even more time to murder two doctors. Ah, America. Land of opportunity, second chances, leniency, and two dead doctors who didn’t need to be. Lest you think Bampy here isn’t guilty, here he is threatening to kill the ADA’s wife, should Bampumim break out of the clink.

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Sheriff: Clifton Springs man accused of promoting sexual performance by child released due to new NYS guidelines – FingerLakes1.com

Sheriff: Clifton Springs man accused of promoting sexual performance by child released due to new NYS guidelines – FingerLakes1.com: Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a 24-year-old Clifton Springs man at the center of a FBI investigation has been released after being charged with promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child.

Christopher Cole, 24, of Clifton Springs was arrested at the conclusion of an investigation by the FBI Child Exploitation Human Trafficking Task Force, which consists of a member of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.

Henderson says the task force investigation revealed that on April 8th Cole was a member of a private group on the chat application KIK, at which time he shared a nude photo of a female child between the ages of 10 and 12.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A Reminder Of How Climate Change Hoax Undermined Reputable, Legitimate Science - The Washington Standard

A Reminder Of How Climate Change Hoax Undermined Reputable, Legitimate Science - The Washington Standard: It’s Wayback Wednesday and time to continue to look at the 10-year-old scandal of Climategate. In the previous article, a look was taken at how Climategate exposed the UN IPCC as engaging in fraudulent science, unethical practices, bullying and intimidation of reputable scientists exposing the fraud, and the role of the lamestream entertainment government-controlled enemedia who reported on the issue and took a “nothing to see here, move along” stance. Climategate also exposed the US Department of Energy as compliant with data being hidden and falsified to promote a global agenda and global government under the scandalous usurper Hussein Soetoro.

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IG REPORT: FBI Relied “ENTIRELY” On The Steele Dossier To Target Trump



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Impeachment FINALLY Flips In Trump's Favor, New Poll Shows Even DEMOCRAT...



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Trooper shoots, kills man who attacked him with hatchet in Adirondacks: cops - syracuse.com

Trooper shoots, kills man who attacked him with hatchet in Adirondacks: cops - syracuse.com: A trooper shot and killed a man who attacked him with a hatchet in the Adirondacks, state police said.

The deadly shooting happened Tuesday evening in Arietta, Hamilton County.

Trooper Ryan Mousaw was sent to a home on Old Piseco Road at 8:48 p.m. for a mental illness call, the New York State Police said. At the home, Mousaw spoke with Daniel E. Condon, who lived in the home. Condon, 55, was “exhibiting signs of instability," troopers said.

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Bloomberg Hit With FEC Complaint Over Partisan Media Blackout | Zero Hedge

Bloomberg Hit With FEC Complaint Over Partisan Media Blackout | Zero Hedge: Mike Bloomberg, his company, and his 2020 presidential campaign have been hit with a Federal Elections Commission (FEC) complaint over a partisan media blackout preventing Bloomberg journalists from covering Democratic presidential candidates, while continuing to cover President Trump.

Filed by the Media Research Center (MRC), the complaint asserts that omitting coverage of Democratic presidential candidates may constitute an improper contribution to Bloomberg's campaign under FEC regulations.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Threatens Lawsuit Over Portrayal of Media Failings and Behavior in Clint Eastwood’s Upcoming “Richard Jewell” Bio Pic - Bounding Into Comics

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Threatens Lawsuit Over Portrayal of Media Failings and Behavior in Clint Eastwood’s Upcoming “Richard Jewell” Bio Pic - Bounding Into Comics: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the largest and only daily newspaper serving metropolitan Atlanta, GA, has hired Hollywood attorney Martin D. Singer to threaten Clint Eastwood over the potential release of his upcoming film, Richard Jewell, due to the accurate portrayals of sloppy, hysteria-fueled journalism that fueled Jewell’s story.

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FISA Report Reveals Clinton Meddled In 2016 Election | Zero Hedge

FISA Report Reveals Clinton Meddled In 2016 Election | Zero Hedge: If Russia spending $100,000 on Facebook ads constitutes election interference, and Donald Trump asking Ukraine to investigate the Bidens is too - then Hillary Clinton takes the cake when it comes to influence campaigns designed to harm a political opponent.

Contained within Monday's FISA report by the DOJ Inspector General is the revelation that Fusion GPS, the firm paid by the Clinton campaign to produce the Steele dossier, "was paying Steele to discuss his reporting with the media." (P. 369 and elsewhere)

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No Insurance Policy? Lisa Page Sues FBI, DOJ For "Unlawful" Disclosure Of Strzok Texts | Zero Hedge

No Insurance Policy? Lisa Page Sues FBI, DOJ For "Unlawful" Disclosure Of Strzok Texts | Zero Hedge: Remember Lisa Page? She was the never-Trumping partisan FBI lawyer who, together with her lover Peter Strzok, was among the first FBI agents fired for "bias" on the job as part of their probe of Trump's "collusion" with Russia. She was also the one whose nearly 400 text messages with Strzok disclosed the presence of an "insurance policy" to prevent a Trump presidency.

Unfortunately for Lisa, she never came up with an insurance policy should Trump win the election and all her scheming come to light and grace the front pages of the world's newspaper. Except to sue that is.

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Despite Blowing Millions, Latest Poll Finds Billionaire Bloomberg "Wildly Unpopular" | Zero Hedge

Despite Blowing Millions, Latest Poll Finds Billionaire Bloomberg "Wildly Unpopular" | Zero Hedge: It turns out that Americans don't want to "be like Mike" after all... the other Mike...

A Monmouth University poll found about twice as many registered voters rated Bloomberg negatively as positively -- 54% unfavorable, 26% favorable. That margin was significantly worse than for five other Democratic candidates, as well as for President Trump, and as StamfordAdvocate.com reports, that same measure hampered Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2016.

And while Bloomberg garnered 5% support nationally for the Democratic nomination, narrowly higher than some other recent polls, the odds of him getting the nomination have been tumbling in the last two weeks...

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Bolsonaro Blasts "Bratty" Greta After Comments Over Indigenous Murders | Zero Hedge

Bolsonaro Blasts "Bratty" Greta After Comments Over Indigenous Murders | Zero Hedge: Childhood thief and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called autistic environmentalist Greta Thunberg a "brat" after she highlighted the killing of two indigenous leaders on her Facebook page.

"Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon," Bolsonaro told reporters in Brasilia on Tuesday, adding "it is staggering the amount of coverage the press gives that brat" - using the Portuguese word 'pirralha.'

Shortly after the insult, Thunberg changed her Twitter profile to say 'Pirralha.'

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Two gunmen open fire on cops at bodega in Jersey City sending nearby school into lockdown | Daily Mail Online

Two gunmen open fire on cops at bodega in Jersey City sending nearby school into lockdown | Daily Mail Online: The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office confirmed that one police officer was fatally shot and two others were wounded along with a civilian in the hail of gunfire outside a Jersey City supermarket on Tuesday
An unnamed federal law enforcement source told Fox News that two juvenile suspects - one male and one female - were also shot in the standoff, along with three others inside the supermarket
A third suspect, described by the source as a black male wearing all black, is still at large
Gunfire erupted outside the JC Kosher Supermarket at 223 Martin Luther King Drive just after 12pm Tuesday
Police officers reported over radio that two suspects armed with long guns had barricaded themselves inside and were shooting at anyone who approached
Witnesses said the gunshots continued for the next two hours as law enforcement flocked to the scene

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'Catch-and-Release is Done,' Says CBP Acting Commissioner

'Catch-and-Release is Done,' Says CBP Acting Commissioner: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters Monday that “Catch-and-Release is done.” He explained that temporary policies to close loopholes in U.S. immigration and asylum laws led to a 70 percent decrease from the peak levels experienced earlier this year.

Commissioner Morgan said the apprehension of illegal immigrants crossing the southwest border fell for the sixth straight month. He noted a six percent decrease from October to November and a drop of more than 100,000 enforcement actions from the peak in May 2019.

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Adam Schiff: Congress Must Impeach Trump to Stop Him in 2020

Adam Schiff: Congress Must Impeach Trump to Stop Him in 2020: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Tuesday indicated that Democrats must impeach President Trump quickly in order to stop him from prevailing in the 2020 presidential election.

Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against the president: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Notably, neither allege a high crime or misdemeanor. Noticeably absent was the Democrats’ longheld appeal to bribery, extortion, or treason.

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FISA Expert: Comey 'Asleep at the Switch or Politically Biased Against' Trump | Breitbart

FISA Expert: Comey 'Asleep at the Switch or Politically Biased Against' Trump | Breitbart: Former FBI Director James Comey was either “asleep at the switch or politically biased against” Donald Trump, determined Charles “Cully” Stimson, a senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, in a Tuesday interview with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily.

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Steve Scalise on FBI's FISA Abuse: 'Some People Should Go to Jail' | Breitbart

Steve Scalise on FBI's FISA Abuse: 'Some People Should Go to Jail' | Breitbart: “Some people should go to jail,” said Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) of FBI officials’ misconduct in obtaining FISA court authorizations for surveillance warrants against persons involved with President Donald Trump’s 2016 White House campaign, offering his remarks in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

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Nonprofit Pays Bail For Accused Child Molester, Weeks Later He Strikes Again

Nonprofit Pays Bail For Accused Child Molester, Weeks Later He Strikes Again: Bronx Freedom Fund Director Elena Weissmann's group bonded Luis Olivo out of jail on Nov. 4.

Queens, NY – An accused child molester was bailed out of jail by a nonprofit group, only to be arrested for allegedly molesting another child while he was out on the pending charge.

Luis Olivo, 63, was originally arrested on Oct. 19, after security footage inside a Woodhaven laundromat captured him sitting in front of a table with an array of candy, the New York Post reported.

Olivo began chatting up a three-year-old boy, and passed a balloon back and forth with him before he suddenly grabbed the toddler’s head and shoved it into his crotch.

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Alleged child molester 'strikes again' after charity bails him out

Alleged child molester 'strikes again' after charity bails him out: A controversial nonprofit group bailed out a creep who was allegedly caught on camera abusing a 3-year-old boy in Queens — freeing him to get busted again in the groping of an 8-year-old girl, The Post has learned.

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Climate change hoax COLLAPSES as new science finds human activity has virtually zero impact on global temperatures – NaturalNews.com

Climate change hoax COLLAPSES as new science finds human activity has virtually zero impact on global temperatures – NaturalNews.com: The climate change hoax has collapsed. A devastating series of research papers has just been published, revealing that human activity can account for no more than a .01°C rise in global temperatures, meaning that all the human activity targeted by radical climate change alarmists — combustion engines, airplane flights, diesel tractors — has virtually no measurable impact on the temperature of the planet.

Finnish scientists spearheaded the research, releasing a paper entitled, “No Experimental Evidence for the Significant Anthropogenic Climate Change.”

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More officers have been killed this year than soldiers in Iraq in 7 years

More officers have been killed this year than soldiers in Iraq in 7 years: Perspective. It’s something that’s so easy to lose when you become numb to the seemingly regular murders of police officers.

So here’s a little perspective.

So far this year, we’ve lost 115 officers in the line of duty.

Between 2012 and 2019, we lost 81 U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

The numbers aren’t meant to downplay the tremendous sacrifice of those who serve overseas. Just the opposite, actually. We share the numbers as an important reminder that those who choose to protect and serve are fighting on battlefields both outside of our country… and within it.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

VIDEO: Mayor Pete defends abortion to NH 7-year-old - Blunt Force Truth

VIDEO: Mayor Pete defends abortion to NH 7-year-old - Blunt Force Truth: South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg recently took a question about abortion from a 7-year-old in New Hampshire, where he made it clear a mother’s “choice” is more important to him than a human life.

In Henniker, NH, a 7-year-old girl asked Pete Buttigieg about a women’s right to choose. “I believe that you make your decision whether you're going to have a child and then your decision is made and the abortion is not part of it. What do you think about that?” That exchange: pic.twitter.com/MobueFzJyg

— Priscilla Thompson (@PriscillaWT) December 5, 2019

“I believe that you make your decision of whether you’re going to have a child and then your decision is made and abortion is not a part of it,” the 7-year-old girl asked the Democratic presidential candidate in Henniker, New Hampshire on Thursday. “What do you think about that?”

“Well, um … thanks for speaking up about this, and thanks for being here,” Buttigieg said. “I wish I was as tuned in to big issues when I was seven as you seem to be.

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Moderate House Dem: I'm struggling to see how the evidence here justifies impeachment

Moderate House Dem: I'm struggling to see how the evidence here justifies impeachment: A leftover from Friday via the Examiner. Two weeks ago I wrote here that despite all the reports of “cold feet” by House Dems, they’d have no choice but to follow through and vote for impeachment. And that remains true; there’s no way Pelosi would have proceeded if she didn’t have 218 in the bank. My thought at the time, though, was that she’d want much more than that on the final vote considering that 231 had voted to authorize the inquiry. If anyone switches from yes on the inquiry to no on impeachment it’ll be a terrible humiliation for Democrats, proof that their big pageant not only failed to persuade skeptical Americans watching at home but actually cost them votes within their own caucus.

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Flashback: Joe Biden Calls Group Who Display Confederate Flag ‘Fine People’ « Tammy Bruce

Flashback: Joe Biden Calls Group Who Display Confederate Flag ‘Fine People’ « Tammy Bruce: Remember the vicious lie perpetrated by Biden and the MSM, that President Trump called neo-Nazis “very fine people” ?

Here’s Biden calling a group of Confederate flag-wavers…fine people.

Oops…

Via Daily Wire.

Former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden praised a pro-confederacy group “who continue to display the Confederate flag” as “fine people” in newly resurfaced video highlighted by the Trump campaign.

The video is significant in large part due to the number of times that Biden has engaged in smearing President Donald Trump with the patently false claim that the president said white supremacists and neo-Nazis were “very fine people” in the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy in 2017.

The video of Biden, from 1993, happened during the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg while Biden was representing Delaware in the U.S. Senate….

Joe Biden called the United Daughters Of The Confederacy "an organization made up of many fine people who continue to display the Confederate flag." pic.twitter.com/uWRNUCU4sO

— Trump War Room (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TrumpWarRoom) December 8, 2019

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ABC Defends FBI’s Error-Filled Russia Investigation of Trump’s Campaign

ABC Defends FBI’s Error-Filled Russia Investigation of Trump’s Campaign: The Justice Department’s Inspector General report examining the origins of the Russia investigation was released on Monday. And in spite of “serious management failures” and “no satisfactory explanation” as to why certain actions were taken, the IG suggested there was no anti-Trump bias. Of course, certain members of the liberal media pounced such as ABC chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas.

Yet, CBS senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge (formerly with Fox News) and NBC Justice correspondent Pete Williams seemed skeptical of the conclusion as they focused heavily on the IG’s criticisms of the FBI. It was reporting that said more about them as journalists than it did about their respective networks.

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Statement of U.S. Attorney John H. Durham | USAO-CT | Department of Justice

Statement of U.S. Attorney John H. Durham | USAO-CT | Department of Justice: “I have the utmost respect for the mission of the Office of Inspector General and the comprehensive work that went into the report prepared by Mr. Horowitz and his staff. However, our investigation is not limited to developing information from within component parts of the Justice Department. Our investigation has included developing information from other persons and entities, both in the U.S. and outside of the U.S. Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the report’s conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened.”

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IG report lays out compelling evidence FBI misled FISA court in Russia case, sources say | John Solomon Reports

IG report lays out compelling evidence FBI misled FISA court in Russia case, sources say | John Solomon Reports: The Justice Department inspector general’s report into the Russia collusion investigation lays out incontrovertible evidence that the FBI misled the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court through false information and omissions, according to sources familiar with its findings.

The evidence that the judges were misled is so sweeping that it could provide grounds, if Attorney General William Barr chooses, to withdraw the FBI’s application for the surveillance warrants that began in October 2016 to target ex-Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, the sources added.

Such a move, while mostly legally symbolic since the probe is long since closed, would still amount to a resounding rebuke to an FBI probe that the bureau, Democrats and their media allies relentlessly defended.

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IG excoriates FBI conduct in Russia probe, concludes FISA warrants misled court | John Solomon Reports

IG excoriates FBI conduct in Russia probe, concludes FISA warrants misled court | John Solomon Reports: The FBI’s investigation into alleged Russia-Trump collusion was properly opened without political bias in 2016 but quickly devolved into “serious performance failures” that misled the courts about the flaws with the bureau’s evidence and its star informant Christopher Steele, the Justice Department’s chief watchdog concluded Monday.

Inspector General Michael Horowitz spared few words for the FBI and its chain of command as he concluded the bureau misled the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court with at least 17 errors and omissions that rendered each of four applications for surveillance warrants grossly inaccurate.

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Just how bad was the FBI’s Russia FISA? 51 violations and 9 false statements | John Solomon Reports

Just how bad was the FBI’s Russia FISA? 51 violations and 9 false statements | John Solomon Reports: To understand just how shoddy the FBI’s work was in securing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant targeting the Trump campaign, you only need to read an obscure attachment to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report.

Appendix 1 identifies the total violations by the FBI of the so-called Woods Procedures, the process by which the bureau verifies information and assures the FISA court its evidence is true.

The Appendix identifies a total of 51 Woods procedure violations from the FISA application the FBI submitted to the court authorizing surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page starting in October 2016.

A whopping nine of those violations fell into the category called: “Supporting document shows that the factual assertion is
inaccurate.”

For those who don’t speak IG parlance, it means the FBI made nine false assertions to the FISA court. In short, what the bureau said was contradicted by the evidence in its official file.

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The Comey FBI’s 17 worst failures, inaccuracies and omissions flagged in the Russia FISA report | John Solomon Reports

The Comey FBI’s 17 worst failures, inaccuracies and omissions flagged in the Russia FISA report | John Solomon Reports: Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz identified 17 serious omissions, inaccuracies and failures involving the FBI’s conduct in the Russia collusion investigation and its pursuit of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant targeting the Trump campaign.

The significant failings are laid bare in a report made public Monday that showed the FBI withheld from the FISA court misgivings about its star informant Christopher Steele, as well as evidence of innocence against targets like former Trump campaign advisers Carter Page and George Papadopoulos.

Here is the list of the 17 flagged failures in the FBI’s handling of FISA warrants in 2016 and 2017, as described in Horowitz’s own words.

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Impeachment Hearing: Nadler Calls For A Break, Gaetz Grills Him For Running To Brief The Press - Sara A. Carter

Impeachment Hearing: Nadler Calls For A Break, Gaetz Grills Him For Running To Brief The Press - Sara A. Carter: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler called for a break in Monday’s impeachment hearing, which Republican lawmakers slammed as an opportunity for Democrats to run to a press conference.

While voting on whether to break, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) chimed in with vehement opposition to the proposition. What followed was a tense exchange. “This is so they can have a press conference before Mr. Castor gets the chance to offer rebuttal. Nobody asked for this break,” Gaetz argued.

Nadler immediately interrupted Gaetz denying him the opportunity to speak. Then, House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan chimed in saying, “How long do we anticipate the recess? How long is the recess? I’d just like to know how long.”

“It’s until they’re done with their press conference,” Gaetz said.

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IG report proves whole investigation was as corrupt as Comey: Goodwin

IG report proves whole investigation was as corrupt as Comey: Goodwin: It’s now official: Russia, Russia, Russia really was fake news from the start. There was no factual basis for the FBI to spy on Donald Trump’s campaign.

That means there was no need for the appointment of a special counsel and that Robert Mueller should have stayed in retirement. It means the two years of rumors and accusations and the giant cloud of suspicions over the White House produced by Mueller’s headhunters were unfair and unjustified.

It also means J. Edgar Hoover can finally rest in peace. James Comey is now revealed to be the dirtiest cop ever to run the FBI.

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Durham, Barr reject Justice Department Inspector General findings that tend to clear FBI in Trump-Russia probe - Hartford Courant

Durham, Barr reject Justice Department Inspector General findings that tend to clear FBI in Trump-Russia probe - Hartford Courant: Connecticut U.S. Attorney John H. Durham, who is leading the Justice Department’s criminal investigation of how the FBI opened a Russia-collusion case against President Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign, disputed the central conclusion of the long-awaited inspector general report Monday that the bureau was justified in opening the probe.

"Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the report’s conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened,” Durham said.

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Virginia Sheriff Vows to 'Deputize Thousands' to Defend Gun Rights

Virginia Sheriff Vows to 'Deputize Thousands' to Defend Gun Rights: Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins says he will “deputize thousands” to defend gun rights should incoming Democrats use their legislative positions to enact more gun control in Virginia.

On December 4, 2019, Jenkins used a Facebook post to thank the Culpeper County Board of Supervisors for standing with the dozens of other counties that have declared their intention to defend the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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'A Clear Abuse': Barr, Durham Object To IG FISA Probe Findings In Stunning Statements | Zero Hedge

'A Clear Abuse': Barr, Durham Object To IG FISA Probe Findings In Stunning Statements | Zero Hedge: Following the highly anticipated release of the DOJ Inspector General's so-called FISA report, Attorney General Bill Barr and his hand-picked US Attorney, John Durham, have issued statements disagreeing with the IG's conclusions.

The report found that while the FBI made serious errors investigating the Trump campaign, and relied heavily on the discredited Steele dossier, that the agency was ultimately justified in launching a counterintelligence operation, dubbed Crossfire Hurricane.

"The Inspector General’s report now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a U.S. presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken," Barr said in a statement released shortly after the FISA report.

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Bannon Says Hillary Will Run In 2020 To 'Save Democratic Party From Michael Bloomberg' | Zero Hedge

Bannon Says Hillary Will Run In 2020 To 'Save Democratic Party From Michael Bloomberg' | Zero Hedge: Steve Bannon thinks that Hillary Clinton is waiting for just the right moment to enter the 2020 race and "save the Democratic Party" from billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

According to Bannon, Clinton's recent interview with Howard Stern - under the guise of promoting her book - signals that she's absolutely running.

"Hillary Clinton is waiting for her shot to come in and say, 'I’m going to save the Democratic Party,' that Michael Bloomberg is a liberal or moderate Republican. He’s not a Democrat," Bannon told Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures."

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Never-Trumper Rick Wilson Suggests Putting Anti-Vaxxers In "Re-Education Camps" | Zero Hedge

Never-Trumper Rick Wilson Suggests Putting Anti-Vaxxers In "Re-Education Camps" | Zero Hedge: Neo-Con Republican strategist and Never Trumper Rick Wilson has suggested that anti-vaxxers should be put in re-education camps and have their children taken away.

Yes, really.

Wilson was responding to an NBC News story about how people who question the safety of vaccines are now taking their fight “offline” due to mass censorship by the likes of Facebook and are “harassing doctors and private citizens.”

“Anti-vaxxers are a scourge and a strong argument for re-education camps, the immediate seizure of their property, and putting their children into protective custody,” responded Wilson.

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"Undeniable Evidence": Explosive Classified Docs Reveal Afghan War Mass Deception | Zero Hedge

"Undeniable Evidence": Explosive Classified Docs Reveal Afghan War Mass Deception | Zero Hedge: In what's already being hailed as a defining and explosive "Pentagon papers" moment, a cache of previously classified documents obtained by The Washington Post show top Pentagon leaders continuously lied to the public about the "progress" of the now eighteen-year long Afghan war.

The some 2,000 pages of notes from interviews of senior officials who have shaped US strategy in Afghanistan confirm that “senior US officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy pronouncements they knew to be false... hiding unmistakable evidence the war had become unwinnable," according to the bombshell Post report.

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"This Was An Attempted Overthrow": Trump Slams FBI After FISA Report Release | Zero Hedge

"This Was An Attempted Overthrow": Trump Slams FBI After FISA Report Release | Zero Hedge: President Trump says Monday's Inspector General report on FISA abuse proves that the FBI "fabricated evidence" and "lied to the courts."

"It’s a disgrace what’s happened with the things that were done to our country," Trump said in comments to Republican Senators and state officials who were meeting at the White House.

"It’s incredible, far worse than what I ever thought possible."

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Fusion GPS Knew Russia Suspected Steele Was MI6 Agent yet Dossier Relied on His Russian ‘Sources’ | Breitbart

Fusion GPS Knew Russia Suspected Steele Was MI6 Agent yet Dossier Relied on His Russian ‘Sources’ | Breitbart: Christopher Steele, the author of the infamous anti-Trump dossier, was unable to travel to Russia because the Russian government had reason to suspect he was an MI6 intelligence officer, a book by the co-founders of Fusion GPS relates.

The information raises immediate questions about the credibility of any supposed information on Trump that could be obtained by Steele from alleged Russian sources given that Russia had already suspected his ties to British intelligence.

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Full Doc: Read the IG Report on FBI's Surveillance of the Trump Campaign

Full Doc: Read the IG Report on FBI's Surveillance of the Trump Campaign: The Justice Department’s inspector general (IG) report states the FBI possessed an “authorized purpose” to investigate the 2016 Trump campaign, but says the bureau committed a series of wrongdoings in its handling of the operation.

The over 400-page report by Inspector General Michael Horowitz criticizes the FBI for “significant inaccuracies and omissions” in the bureau’s applications to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, stating agents “failed to meet the basic obligation” to make sure their applications were accurate.

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Grassley: 'Disgusted and 'Terrified' by FBI Spying on Trump Campaign

Grassley: 'Disgusted and 'Terrified' by FBI Spying on Trump Campaign: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the former Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, said Monday that Americans should be “disgusted” and “terrified” by the FBI’s spying on Americans.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general (IG) released his report, which found that the FBI had an authorized “purpose” to investigate the 2016 Trump campaign; however, the agency committed a series of wrongdoings in the process.

The IG report found that the FBI made “significant inaccuracies and omissions” in the agency’s applications to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, stating agents “failed to meet the basic obligation” to make sure their applications were accurate.

Grassley said that Americans should be disturbed by the FBI’s spying on Americans through the use of FISA warrants.

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Jonathan Turley: DOJ IG Report is Damning for the FBI

Jonathan Turley: DOJ IG Report is Damning for the FBI: George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley writes in an op-ed for The Hill that the Justice Department inspector general report’s criticism of the FBI’s handling of the Trump-Russia probe is “damning” and should concern Americans.

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CIA Called Steele Dossier 'Internet Rumor,' But Included in ICA Appendix

CIA Called Steele Dossier 'Internet Rumor,' But Included in ICA Appendix: A Justice Department inspector general report released Monday revealed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) believed Christopher Steele’s infamous dossier alleging Trump-Russia collusion was “internet rumor,” but it was still included in a January 2017 intelligence community assessment’s appendix that was briefed to President-Elect Donald Trump, triggering its publication by Buzzfeed.

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IG Report: James Comey Admitted Steele Dossier Wasn't Finished Product

IG Report: James Comey Admitted Steele Dossier Wasn't Finished Product: The Justice Department’s inspector general (IG) report states fired FBI Director James Comey conceded that the Steele dossier was “not ripe enough, mature enough,” to be a complete “intelligence product,” yet it was still used by the bureau to obtain a FISA warrant to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

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U.S. Attorney John Durham: 'We Do Not Agree' with Inspector General Conclusion | Breitbart

U.S. Attorney John Durham: 'We Do Not Agree' with Inspector General Conclusion | Breitbart: U.S. Attorney John Durham said Monday that the Department of Justice did not agree with the Inspector General report into the investigation of President Donald Trump’s political campaign.

“Based on the evidence collected to date, and while our investigation is ongoing, last month we advised the Inspector General that we do not agree with some of the report’s conclusions as to predication and how the FBI case was opened,” Durham said in a statement sent to reporters after the release of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report.

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NBC’s Pete Williams: IG Report Found FBI ‘Screwed Up at Every Level’ | Breitbart

NBC’s Pete Williams: IG Report Found FBI ‘Screwed Up at Every Level’ | Breitbart: On Monday, during NBC News breaking new following the release of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report, justice correspondent Pete Williams said Horowitz found that the FBI “screwed up at every level.”

Williams said the inspector general found, “The FBI failed to document to the court assertions in the FISA application that undercut Steele’s credibility.”

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Matt Gaetz Nails 'Non-Partisan' Democrat Impeachment Lawyer for 'Pee Tape' Tweet Against Trump | Breitbart

Matt Gaetz Nails 'Non-Partisan' Democrat Impeachment Lawyer for 'Pee Tape' Tweet Against Trump | Breitbart: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) confronted Daniel Goldman, the Democrat counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, during Monday’s impeachment hearing over a tweet he posted last year attacking President Donald Trump over his so-called “pee tape.”

The tweet (screen-capped below) was a response to President Trump’s criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s impeachment inquiry. Trump had tweeted: “Why aren’t Mueller and the 17 Angry Democrats looking at the meetings concerning the Fake Dossier and all of the lying that went on in the FBI and DOJ? This is the most one sided Witch Hunt in the history of our country. Fortunately, the facts are all coming out, and fast!”

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Matt Gaetz Nails 'Non-Partisan' Democrat Impeachment Lawyer for 'Pee Tape' Tweet Against Trump | Breitbart

Matt Gaetz Nails 'Non-Partisan' Democrat Impeachment Lawyer for 'Pee Tape' Tweet Against Trump | Breitbart: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) confronted Daniel Goldman, the Democrat counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, during Monday’s impeachment hearing over a tweet he posted last year attacking President Donald Trump over his so-called “pee tape.”

The tweet (screen-capped below) was a response to President Trump’s criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s impeachment inquiry. Trump had tweeted: “Why aren’t Mueller and the 17 Angry Democrats looking at the meetings concerning the Fake Dossier and all of the lying that went on in the FBI and DOJ? This is the most one sided Witch Hunt in the history of our country. Fortunately, the facts are all coming out, and fast!”

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DOJ IG: 'At Least 17 Significant Errors or Omissions in Carter Page FISA'

DOJ IG: 'At Least 17 Significant Errors or Omissions in Carter Page FISA': The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) audit on the origins of the Russiam collision hoax released Monday by the inspector general (IG) found “at least 17 significant errors and omissions” in the Carter Page federal surveillance application that enabled the investigation into the Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.

DOJ IG Michael Horowitz’s report indicated the agents in charge of dealing with approving FISA surveillance, particularly the Carter Page one approved by FBI Director James Comey, “did not give appropriate attention or treatment to the facts that cut against probable cause, or reassess the information supporting probable cause as the investigation progressed.”

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IG Report Proves Democrats Were Wrong, and Nunes Right, About FISA Warrant | Breitbart

IG Report Proves Democrats Were Wrong, and Nunes Right, About FISA Warrant | Breitbart: The Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG)’s report Monday on the FBI’s use of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants found that the agency misled the FISA court, though not due to political bias.

It also found that the decision to initiate an investigation into Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was adequately founded — although Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham disagree.

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Jim Jordan: 'Deeply Troubling' that FBI Spied on Trump Campaign

Jim Jordan: 'Deeply Troubling' that FBI Spied on Trump Campaign: House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jim Jordan (R-OH) said Monday that James Comey’s FBI spied on the Donald Trump campaign in 2016.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general (IG) released his report, which found that the FBI had an authorized “purpose” to investigate the 2016 Trump campaign; however, the agency committed a series of wrongdoings in the process.

The IG report found that the FBI made “significant inaccuracies and omissions” in the agency’s applications to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, stating agents “failed to meet the basic obligation” to make sure their applications were accurate.

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You Paid For It: Funds from the Environmental Protection Fund, used to balance budget | WRGB

You Paid For It: Funds from the Environmental Protection Fund, used to balance budget | WRGB: From the Albany County five cent fee on paper bags, two cents of every fee would stay in the county, to get reusable bags in the hands of people who may not be able to afford them.

The other three cents goes to the NYS Environmental Protection Fund, the EPF. The EPF pays for projects through agencies like the Department of Environmental Conservation and Agriculture and Markets.

You'd think the Environm

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Pols still ignoring warnings about New York's botched criminal justice reforms

Pols still ignoring warnings about New York's botched criminal justice reforms: Law enforcement officials rallied Thursday across the Empire State in a fresh round of pleas to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to rethink the sweeping criminal justice reforms that take full effect Jan. 1. That followed Monday’s appeal from the state Conference of Mayors.

The response? Crickets.

The changes could put cities and towns under water fiscally, the mayors warn. They want a six-month pause before the new bail and discovery rules take effect.







We hear that the Legislature’s Democratic leaders are advising members
to resist weighing in on this controversy. In other words, even the
authors of this “reform” are now worried it’s going to bring disaster.






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How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis : NPR

How The Loss Of U.S. Psychiatric Hospitals Led To A Mental Health Crisis : NPR: A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis, as the number of individuals struggling with a range of psychiatric problems continues to rise.

The revelation that the gunman in the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting escaped from a psychiatric hospital in 2012 is renewing concerns about the state of mental health care in this country. A study published in the journal Psychiatric Services estimates 3.4 percent of Americans — more than 8 million people — suffer from serious psychological problems.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Governor Cuomo, Mark A. Knapp is dead because of you! - The Times of Wayne County - Waynetimes.com

Governor Cuomo, Mark A. Knapp is dead because of you! - The Times of Wayne County - Waynetimes.com: All too often, government makes and pushes new laws through without thinking about the consequences. What sounds good on paper, may not pass the smell test in reality.

Such is the case of Heriberto R. Perez- Velasquez. Due to some of the new reforms to the New York State Criminal Justice System, the family of Mark A. Knapp had to bury him last week.

You see, Heriberto R. Perez-Velasquez was driving very drunk at approximately 1:45 PM on Sunday, November 10, on Route 31 in the Village of Weedsport. Knapp’s small tractor was struck from behind by a 2010 Chevy Cobalt being operated by Heriberto R. Perez-Velasquez.

Knapp was ejected and suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Perez-Velasquez fled the scene on foot and was apprehended a short distance away.

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