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Fewer Muslim refugees entering U.S. since President Trump inaugurated

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:34pm

Pew Research Center has done some useful number crunching using the data available to you as well at Wrapsnet.

DR Congo tops the list!

Here are their findings in two simple graphs.  Readers should know that the flood of refugees coming in from the DR Congo are part of a five year plan agreed to during the Obama Administration to clean out the UN camps housing ‘refugees’ from the DR Congo. We reported this news in June 2013, here.

We agreed to take 50,000 over five years!  As of today we have admitted 40,204!

The group contains many women with mental health issues and children (very costly to the US taxpayer). And, if other UN camp clean outs are any indication, we won’t stop at 50,000!

Last fall we showed you where 33,000 from the DR Congo were placed in America. Most from the DR Congo are not Muslims.

From Pew Research:

I have two categories that might be useful to readers wanting to dig in to data. One is entitled ‘refugee statistics’and the other is Where to find information,‘ but I warn you both are huge.  This post is archived in both.

Source:  @Dr.RichSwier.com

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Hillary, Russia and the news media: The real collusion

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:30pm

Russia didn’t have to leak information about Hillary Clinton’s character or the Clinton Foundation swamp; they chose not to reveal details of their uranium deal and Bill’s speaking fees. The fake news is ignoring the real collusion.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump meet while attending the G-20 summit in Germany.

You can’t blame the Russians for poking a little fun at hyperventilating Democrats and mainstream media over supposed collusion between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

According to Pravda, Russia didn’t need “to tell Donald Trump’s campaign that Hillary [Clinton] was a dangerous candidate, with an unlikable personality, that the use of the Clinton Foundation charity in the presidential campaign was a topic spread across the social media. In fact, it was not necessary for anyone to spread any dirt on Hillary Clinton’s campaign because she was perfectly capable of doing all that damage herself.”

In all the hoopla over Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with “Kremlin connected” lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, it appears the topic of Clinton dirt never came up.

Donald Trump Jr

Instead, the lawyer lobbied for the U.S. to rescind the 2012 Magnitsky Act, which targets certain Russian officials with economic sanctions for their role in the beating death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Moscow lawyer and fraud investigator.

During the 2016 presidential campaign, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on more than one occasion that dark revelations concerning Hillary Clinton were in the offing. What was revealed, however, had little to do with Clinton’s Russia collusion to bring husband Bill enormous speaking fees or to secure for Putin’s Russia a massive uranium concession in North America.

Former President Bill Clinton visits with Vladimir Putin while on a lucrative speaking engagement in Russia.

WikiLeaks did release emails proving collusion between fake news outlets and the Clinton presidential campaign.

John Podesta.

One email from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta to underlings concerned a dinner meeting to be held between members of the media elite and the Democratic presidential candidate. Among the attendees were:

  • ABC: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanoplous and David Muir.
  • CBS: Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell.
  • CNN: Gloria Borger, John Berman, Jeff Zucker and Kate Bouldan.
  • MSNBC: Jonathan Alter, Alex Wagner, Ed Schultz, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.
  • NBC: Savannah Guthrie.
  • New York Times: Amy Chozik, Pat Healey, Jonathan Martin, Gail Collins
  • Politico: Glenn Thrush

This list includes only a few of the journalists who attended the “off-the-record” meeting.

Nothing ever leaked concerning the topics discussed between Hillary and her media admirers, although America’s omnipresent deep state—the NSA, CIA, et al—undoubtedly listened in.

North Korean missile test.

As North Korea’s intercontinental missiles threaten Alaska and Hawaii with nuclear annihilation, you can partially thank Russia. According to the Voice of America:

“In spite of international sanctions on North Korea’s communist regime, Russia has been increasing fuel exports to Pyongyang and filling in the supply gap created by China halting trade.”

Temple University’s associate professor in international relations, James Brown, told the VOA, “Moscow has always been worried that the defensive missiles systems that the U.S. is deploying in the region—the THADD anti-missile system in South Korea and now Japan—are more directed at its interest than North Korea.”

Focusing on the “nothing burger” of Trump-Russia collusion is designed to distract from the clear and demonstrable collusion between Hillary Clinton, fake news, Russia and its radioactive ally, North Korea.

During his recent state visit to Poland, Trump announced the U.S. will sell the former Soviet slave state our Patriot anti-missile system, reestablishing a pledge made by the administration of President George W. Bush to protect Poland against Putin’s Russia. That commitment was rescinded by President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton.

While Clinton signed off on a major uranium deal for Putin’s Russia, President Trump takes steps to counteract the Russian and North Korean nuclear threats to America and her allies through a strong anti-missile defense policy.

The Trump-Russia narrative, therefore, only serves to bolster the interests of America’s enemies while threatening the safety of her people.

Courtesy Stephen Z. Nemo @CommDigiNews.com

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New fears Drudge, InfoWars, Breitbart could face Dem FEC ‘inquisition’

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 3:02am

A revived bid by a top Federal Election Commission Democrat could lead to an “inquisition” against conservative media outlets like the Drudge Report, InfoWars, and Breitbart that take political advertising and are overseen by right-leaning owners or editors, according to critics.

The plan, set for discussion at Thursday’s FEC meeting, could open the door to political subpoenas targeting the websites, their editorial news decisions, and their owners, maybe even Matt Drudge and Alex Jones, according to an expert analysis.

In her effort targeting foreign influence in federal and state elections, Commissioner Ellen Weintraub would probe spending by overseas sources and even partially-foreign-owned U.S. firms on campaigns, including their media buys. Foreign influence is illegal in elections.

She said that tackling foreign influence in elections could be the FEC’s finest hour, adding, “I believe that this Commission can indeed rise to the challenge of understanding what happened in the 2016 election and plugging any legal or procedural holes that could allow foreign actors to interfere with our future elections.”

Politico recently reported that “Weintraub’s interest was piqued by an article published last week by Time magazine that revealed intelligence officials had evidence that Russian agents bought Facebook ads to disseminate election-themed stories. It also indicated that congressional investigators were examining whether Russian efforts to spread such content were boosted by two U.S. companies with deep ties to Trump — Breitbart News and Cambridge Analytica.”

Weintraub told Politico, “if there are U.S. citizens involved in any way in spending foreign money to influence a U.S. election, then that would be something that we could and should pursue.”

#netneutrality protestors want to ban @BreitbartNews @infowars @DRUDGE_REPORT @DRUDGE #fcclive pic.twitter.com/1dxcxQ4ig5

— Sean Moran (@SeanMoran3) May 18, 2017

In her proposal, she cited the Time report of Russian ad buys on Facebook, drawing that enormous social media site into her focus. Several conservative sites like Drudge, InfoWars and Breitbart, take political ads.

That report also pointed to Russian ties to conservative ownership and funding as a potential target of investigators. Citing a McClatchy report, Time said, “FBI counterintelligence investigators were probing whether far-right sites like Breitbart News and Infowars had coordinated with Russian botnets to blitz social media with anti-Clinton stories, mixing fact and fiction when Trump was doing poorly in the campaign.”

Liberal groups have also cited Drudge as a “peddler” of Russian propaganda, likely putting him in the bull’s eye of an expanded FEC investigative authority.

A legal group endorsed her effort, explaining, “the FEC has broad investigative powers to subpoena witnesses and documents, and compel testimony under oath.”

Weintraub has been fighting the Citizens United decision expanding corporate political spending and foreign ownership in politically active U.S. firms. And she has recently put a new focus on reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election. It is not clear that the FEC has any jurisdiction to join the probe of Russian influence.

But in her plan, which was shelved at last month’s meeting due to last minute changes, she proposed increased spending for expanded enforcement.

An elections laws expert and critic of the Weintraub bid said, “It’s pretty easy to see how this quickly becomes an inquisition into conservative media outlets.”

He added, “Commissioner Weintraub appears to be laying the groundwork to subpoena people at Breitbart, Drudge, and Infowars – maybe even Matt Drudge and Alex Jones themselves.”

In the past, she has dismissed claims of targeting or regulating the media or internet sites. In her proposal, she wrote, “the American public is justifiably alarmed by the reports of foreign attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.” She added, “This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for our democracy.”

Republicans on the FEC, led by Commissioner Lee Goodman, have raised several red flags about Democratic efforts to target Drudge and other conservative media in broad probes of political spending on the internet.

Conservative media have also been targeted at the Federal Communications Commission. During a recent discussion on “net neutrality,” there were protests against conservative media and signs targeting both Drudge and Breitbart.

Source: Paul Bedard @WashingtonExaminer.com

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Russian Lawyer: Obama TRIED TO SET UP Donald Trump Jr.

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 6:02pm

The Russian lawyer story was just a little too convenient.
Just when the Russian collusion story was dying, suddenly we get knowledge of the Donald Trump Jr meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya.

The media declared, “He should have TOLD US!”

As we’ve seen, the story holds no merit, then we get the latest revelations. No surprise that the New York Times lied about the connection of the Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya to the Kremlin. Next, Donald Trump Jr. released emails proving that his key motivation for the meeting was to discuss Russian adoptions in the US.

In either case, Trump Jr. thought he was dealing with a legitimate Russian lawyer on legit business. However, the law firm where Veselnitskaya supposedly practices doesn’t have a website. One would think any of the major media would have noted Veselnitskaya’s office at Kamerton Consulting doesn’t even have a working phone.

The Kremlin claims no knowledge of Veselnitskaya. And according to Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin has no knowledge of any meeting between Veselnitskaya and Trump Jr.

Peskov added,

“No, we don’t know who that is and obviously we can’t monitor all meetings Russian lawyers hold both in Russia and abroad.”

So who is Natalia Veselnitskaya?
Only eight days after contacting Donald Trump Jr, Veselnitskaya sits front and center at a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.

At about 5:14 in the video, you can clearly see Veselnitskaya sitting behind Obama’s Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul. That’s a prominent seat in political circles, and you don’t get that seat by being first in line at the door.

It’s reported that Veselnitskaya also appeared in the June 14, 2016 Congressional hearing on Russia and Ukraine.

How does one get this level of access in a Congressional hearing? I can’t answer this, but I do have a few ideas.

Rumors persist that Veselnitskaya may have involvement in the now discredited Trump Dossier, though we have nothing firm on this. What we do have is what we always have with leftists. Lots of circumstantial evidence.

There is a saying, “If one buzzard circles, something may be dead. If 100 buzzards circle, something’s definitely dead.” There are 100 buzzards circling around the Russians and their involvement being a creation of Democrats at the highest level of the previous administration.

Yet again, the truth crushes the bony necks of the Left.

Source: TheBlacksphere.net

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Exposing the Liberal Media Cartel

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 2:17pm

Recent revelations by the last investigative reporter in America, James O’Keefe the founder of Project Veritas, expose the Corporations Once Known as the Mainstream Media; the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCPBSNPR Cartel for what it is. A conglomeration of private and publicly sponsored corporations dedicated to leading us from America to Amerika.

Courtesy of Project Veritas

When Project Veritas released a fourth secretly recorded video episode in its CNN series.  In this episode, the presstitutes’ worst nightmare of reality TV, a Project Veritas reporter spoke with CNN associate producer Jimmy Carr who according to his LinkedIn page has been with CNN since 2013 as a production assistant and associate producer.  In the video, Carr doesn’t appear to know he’s being recorded.  The Veritas reporter asks if it “would be fair to question the intellect of the American voter.

“Oh, no. They’re stupid as s—,” replied the CNN “New Day” associate producer.

Carr went on, “On the inside, we all recognize he is a clown, that he is hilariously unqualified for this, he’s really bad at this, and that he does not have America’s best interests,” said Carr.

“We recognize he’s just f—ing crazy.”

“Here’s the deal: This is a man who’s not actually a Republican,” Carr continued. “He just adopted that because that was the party he thought he could win in. He doesn’t believe anything that these people believe.”

“Ninety percent of us are on board with just the fact that he’s crazy,” he added.

Project Veritas also released a video of a medical producer at CNN saying that while he believes the Trump-Russia narrative is “bulls—,” CEO Jeff Zucker has instructed his employees to focus on it to help boost the network’s ratings.

According to Washington Free Beacon, in the video, CNN producer John Bonifield said the network’s focus on potential ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia is based on ratings.  The pull quotes are amazing.

“I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now. Like, we don’t have any big giant proof,” Bonifield said of the Russia story. It is unclear when he made the statement.

“And so I think the president is right to say, like, ‘Look, you are witch-hunting me. You have no smoking gun. You have no real proof,'” Bonifield said.

Once again according to Washington Free Beacon, Bonfield explained that ratings motivate CNN’s focus on the Russia story. Asked why the network aired so much Russia coverage, Bonifield said, “It’s ratings.”

“Our ratings are incredible right now,” he added.

Bonifield also said that the emphasis on Russia came from upper management. He detailed a meeting in which President Jeff Zucker advised staff to focus on the Paris climate accord for a day and a half before returning to Russia.

“The CEO of CNN said in our internal meeting, he said, ‘Good job everybody covering the climate accords, but we’re done with it. Let’s get back to Russia,'” Bonifield said.

Bonifield described a jaded business culture at CNN and in cable news generally.

“All the nice cutesy little ethics that used to get talked about in journalism school, you’re just like, ‘That’s adorable, that’s adorable. This is a business,'” he said.

“They gotta do what they gotta do to make their money,” Bonifield added. “And so I love the news business, but I am very cynical about it. At the same time, so are most of my colleagues.”

Bonifield said that CNN would have turned off its liberal viewers if the network strongly scrutinized former President Barack Obama, but Trump is “good for business.”

In Part Two of the current series of O’Keefe videos Van Jones the professional leftist and former Obama Administration official is stopped on the street and filmed.  Here is how the conversation between the Project Veritas journalist and Jones progressed:

PV Journalist: “Hey man, we met in Palm Springs a few years back.”

Van Jones: “Hey good to see you man, you good?”

PV Journalist: “What do you think is going to happen this week with the whole Russia thing?”

Van Jones: “The Russia thing is just a big nothing burger.”

PV Journalist: “Really?”

Van Jones: “Yeah.”

So what does all this fake news and political propaganda add up to?

We now have a Special Counselor investigating obstruction of justice when there was no underlying crime to begin with.  How can that fail to bring justice for the American people?  My prediction: They will convict someone of something.

We all know that there were people working day and night to corrupt our electoral process in 2016.  It was Clinton and the DNC Ratpack out to stack the deck against socialist Bernie Sanders.  And there was obstruction of justice too in the deleting of email evidence.

However, the truth doesn’t fit the playbook of the left.  They’re determined to reverse the results of the 2016 election because they didn’t win.

The presstitutes tell us that O’Keefe is not to be believed.  That he is disreputable and underhanded.  A tactic right out of their guru Saul Alinsky, attack the messenger.  They can’t deny what they’ve said because we can see and hear them as they speak.  So just like the hacked emails, they want us to look at how the information was gathered so we won’t realize the information exposes them for what they are, the media megaphone for the Democrat Party, the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBCPBSNPR Cartel.

Dr. Owens teaches History, Political Science, and Religion.  He is the Historian of the Future @ http://drrobertowens.com © 2017 Contact Dr. Owens [email protected]  Follow Dr. Robert Owens on Facebook or Twitter @ Drrobertowens / Edited by Dr. Rosalie Owens

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Tech firms unite for ‘net neutrality’ protest

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 2:37am

A host of internet giants – from social networks to dating apps to porn sites – will join a protest Wednesday against plans to roll back rules protecting “net neutrality”

The sites will display a variety of messages, or simulate the potential effects of losing the basic principle of all internet traffic being treated equally.
The US communications regulator earlier this year voted to remove an Obama-era rule that would prevent the prioritization – or “throttling” – of data, as well as other measures campaigners, consider to be detrimental to the internet.
Opponents to net neutrality say it stifles innovation and discourages investment in telecoms infrastructure.
Among the companies protesting, the headliners include Google, Facebook, Amazon, Reddit, AirBnB, Twitter, and Snapchat.
Crowdfunding site Kickstarter will be involved, as will craft-selling site Etsy and dating app OkCupid. PornHub, one of the world’s most visited sites, will also be taking part.

Google will be among those protesting

“Internet service providers could create special fast lanes for content providers willing to pay more,” said Corey Price, vice president of PornHub.

“That means slow streaming, which, especially in regards to online porn, is quite problematic as you can imagine.”

Campaigners told the BBC around 80,000 websites and services in all are taking part in the co-ordinated action that is designed to draw attention to a public consultation about the proposed rule reversal.

“What we want the FCC to hear, and we want members of Congress to hear, is that net neutrality is wildly popular, which it is, and we want them to stop trying to murder it,” said Sean Vitka, a lawyer for pro-net neutrality groups Demand Progress and Fight for the Future.

“It stops large companies, like Internet service providers, from controlling who wins or loses on the internet. There’d be nothing to stop your ISP stopping the next Facebook, the next Google, from accessing customers equally.

“If a new company can’t access companies on the same terms as the incumbent’s they’re not going to have the chance to thrive.”

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed reversing net neutrality rules for internet service providers

This kind of protest technique has been effective in the past.

When numerous firms went “dark” in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act, which they argued was a threat to free speech, it led to the bill being withdrawn.

But protest groups face a tougher battle in convincing the Republican-controlled FCC headed by new commissioner Ajit Pai.

Earlier this year the department described President Obama’s rule as risking “online investment and innovation, threatening the very open internet it purported to preserve”.

It added: “Requiring ISPs to divert resources to comply with unnecessary and broad new regulatory requirements threatens to take away from their ability to make investments that benefit consumers.”

Promoting investment in infrastructure is the strongest of the anti-net neutrality arguments, with major telecoms companies arguing that the Googles and Facebooks of the world would not be able to run, were it not for the high-speed internet connections offered by internet service providers.

Campaigners have countered this by suggesting it is the lure of enticing premium services like Netflix that tempt users into paying more for better internet access.

AT&T role

A more curious position came from mobile carrier AT&T which said it was supporting the protest – despite in the past being a vocal opponent of net neutrality.

“We agree that no company should be allowed to block content or throttle the download speeds of content in a discriminatory manner,” the firm said.

“So, we are joining this effort because it’s consistent with AT&T’s proud history of championing our customers’ right to an open internet and access to the Internet content, applications, and devices of their choosing.”

Campaign groups gave the company little credit, pointing out that it has sought to put in place data prioritization, which would allow web companies to pay AT&T in order to get priority – i.e. quicker – access to their users.

“AT&T is lying when they say they support net neutrality, while actively opposing it,” said Evan Greer, director of Fight for the Future, in an interview with tech news site Ars Technica.

Source  @ BBC.com

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Smugglers leave Mexican woman dangling from border fence

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 2:09am

NOGALES, Ariz. – Smugglers left a 37-year-old Mexican woman hanging from the border fence near Nogales on Saturday night, authorities said.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said agents spotted the woman “precariously dangling from the international border fence,” according to KTVK-TV.

#CBP #USBP agents call @NogalesFDepart1 for assistance after smugglers leave woman dangling from border fence https://t.co/jitrucIR0g pic.twitter.com/iG5YoIcLvs

— CBP Arizona (@CBPArizona) July 11, 2017

“Agents patrolling the border east of Nogales witnessed two smugglers attempting to lower the woman into the United States from Mexico using a harness and hoist rope,” CBP said in a news release. “When agents approached, the woman attempted to climb back over the fence into Mexico but the smugglers left her hanging.”

The Nogales Fire Department was called in to get the woman down.

She was uninjured and is now facing immigration violations.

Source Fox2News.com

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What you need to know about the ‘Jayden K Smith’ Facebook message

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:58am

Did you get a message warning to not accept friend requests from someone named Jayden K Smith? The Telegraph reports that the message is a hoax. Well meaning users are sharing the warning but there is no evidence of hacking. The issues is that you can’t break into someone’s account by simply becoming their friend.

The message looks like this: “Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K. Smith friendship request. He is a hacker and has the system connected to your Facebook account. If one of your contacts accepts it, you will also be hacked, so make sure that all your friends know it. Thanks. ”

Mass friend requests are flagged by Facebook as spam. So it is unlikely that anyone using a single account would use this as a method to hack millions of people. It is also against the social network’s terms and conditions so the offending account would be easily dealt with.

The Independent reports that you shouldn’t just accept all friend requests.  A hacker can’t access your password by simply becoming your friend but they can get a lot of information about you.  Be careful who you accept as a friend because they can potentially see your personal information like address, date of birth or phone number.

You should ignore the request to share this warning. Messages like this get recycled from time to time. They often contain elements like sensational warnings with devastating consequences and a prompt to share the message with everyone. Past warnings include names like Bobby Roberts, Anwar Jitou, and Tanner Dwyer.

Source:  Fox2News.com

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Oregon bill will reduce punishments for possession of heroin, cocaine other drugs

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:32pm

First-time offenders caught with small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines and other illegal drugs will face less jail time and smaller fines under a new bill approved by the Oregon legislature that aims to curb mass incarceration.

The Oregon legislature passed a bill late last week that reclassifies possession of several drugs from a felony to a misdemeanor, reducing the punishments and expanding access to drug treatment for people without prior felonies or convictions for drug possession. Oregon lawmakers hope to encourage drug users to seek help rather than filling up the state’s prisons as an epidemic of abuse spreads.

We are trying to move policy toward treatment rather than prison beds,” said state Sen. Jackie Winters, R, co-chair of the public safety committee and a supporter of the bill. “We can’t continue on the path of building more prisons when often the underlying root cause of the crime is substance use.”

The bill also attempts to reduce racial profiling via data collection and analysis to help police departments understand when their policies or procedures result in disparities.

If signed into law, Oregon would be among just a few states that have reduced punishments for possession of small amounts of some illicit drugs, what some call the “decriminalization” of drug possession. Proponents say the bill marks a significant step toward addressing racial disparities in incarceration that developed as a result of the “war on drugs” approach to crime. The bill reflects a wider trend in which many states struggling to manage the opioid addiction crisis are working to treat drug abuse more as a public health concern than a criminal matter.

In Oregon, several law enforcement agencies worked with lawmakers to craft portions of the bill.

“Too often, individuals with addiction issues find their way to the doorstep of the criminal justice system when they are arrested for possession of a controlled substance,” Kevin Campbell, executive director of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police, wrote in a letter of support for the bill. “Unfortunately, felony convictions in these cases also include unintended and collateral consequences including barriers to housing and employment and a disparate impact on minority communities.”

Despite garnering support from law enforcement agencies and advocacy groups, the majority of Republicans in both the House and Senate voted against the bill, as did some Democrats.

“I fully support the collection of data to monitor racial profiling, but I am opposed to reducing drug classification,” state Rep. Alan Olson, R, wrote in a recent newsletter to his constituents. His attitude toward the bill was shared among many in the legislature, including some Democrats.

State Sen. Betsy Johnson, D, who voted against the bill, argues that downgrading drug possession is misguided and represents a “hug-a-thug policy” in which legislatures are soft of crime in an effort to reform the prison system.

Read More: Oregonlive.com

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An Enemy’s Call to ‘Push Back’

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:09pm

“Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance…”
– Barack HUSSEIN Obama’s 2009 words when giving his first selling out of America speech in Cairo, Egypt, repeated again when Imam Khalid Latif and muslima Linda Sarsour welcomed him to their mosque

Tolerance…a word that in today’s world seems to come in degrees for what one group of people deems tolerable another group of people deems not to be societal norms. And such is the case with the islamic concept of jihad for while the muslim world deems jihad an act they are commanded to do as laid down in the (un)holy qur’an…an act sometimes referred to as the ‘sixth pillar of islam’…the civilized world rightfully deems jihad an act of violence, savagery, and barbarism committed in the name of the false god known as allah.

And while to muslims the concept of jihad is both a physical struggle against the tangible here and now enemies of islam while at the same time being a spiritual struggle within oneself against sin, unfortunately, as now witnessed almost on a daily basis, the spiritual struggle within oneself more times than not manifests itself as a bloody fight against all who do not believe. In fact, fundamentalists, terrorists, so-called ‘lone wolves’ and those too cowardly to actually bloody their hands but who love to instigate those that do, have all adopted the term ‘jihad’ as the blanket under which their murderous intentions lie.

So the now-called ‘jihadis’ relish in using muhammed’s philosophies and the tenets of islam itself to justify what amounts to a holy war…a clash of civilizations…as well as being their excuse to target innocent civilians…for the very words of the qur’an make it clear that self-defense against islam’s enemies and nonbelievers coupled with the always ongoing command to perpetrate islam comes before any and everything except for complete subjugation to allah that is.

And these self-perceived holy warriors of sorts have now embedded themselves within the populace of our country as well with some laying low while waiting for their call to jihad and with others now being vocal… stirring the pot for what will come next. Such is the case with American muslima Linda Sarsour, a so vile excuse of a woman who has called for both jihad against President Trump and his administration, and for muslims everywhere not to assimilate into the society of any of their host countries for to do so, as per her extremist beliefs, goes against everything the qur’an stands for, mandates, and expects of those who believe.

“To those against whom war is made, permission is given (to fight), because they are wronged; and verily, Allah is most powerful for their aid.” – qur’an 22:39

Linda Sarsour is a Brooklyn born Palestinian-American self-proclaimed political and civil rights activist and community organizer; an active member of C.A.I.R and the former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York; and a Muslim Brotherhood foot-soldier if you will.

Linda Sarsour is a Jew-hating supporter of the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement against the State of Israel; was the controversial CUNY graduation speaker with terrorist ties; remains a supporter of convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh who was deported from the U.S. for immigration fraud and who was convicted by Israeli courts for her role in the murder of two students in the 1969 Jerusalem supermarket bombing; and is a vocal in your face faux-feminist proponent of sharia law (wonder if this muslima supports FGM).

Linda Sarsour loves nothing better than to play the victim…and was the woman who co-chaired the 2017 Women’s March in Washington D.C…a march held not to promote women’s rights but to actually protest against the election of Donald Trump…a march replete with pink p**** cat ears and clueless liberal women dressed up as vaginas.

And if that is not enough to expose Linda Sarsour as the ultimate attention craving, self-promoting, muslima publicity whore that she is, two weekends ago Sarsour spoke at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention in Chicago, where she called for outright jihad against President Trump and his administration.

Saying, “I hope that we when we stand up to those who oppress our communities that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad. That we are struggling against tyrants and rulers not only abroad in the Middle East or in the other side of the world, but here in these United States of America where you have fascists and white supremacists and Islamophobes reigning in the White House,” Sarsour went on to say, “Our number one and top priority is to protect and defend our community, it is not to assimilate and please any other people and authority,” and that “Our obligation is to our young people, is to our women, to make sure our women are protected in our community.”

Finishing this part of her speech with the words, “Our top priority and even higher than all those other priorities is to please Allah and only Allah,” Linda Sarsour removed any remaining doubts as to who she is and what she stands for…a true jihadi hell-bent on doing all she can to help implode our nation from within by stirring up muslims and their kumbaya liberal cohorts to help move the islamic agenda and caliphate building forward.

“Do not criticize me when I say that we as a Muslim community in these United States of America have to be perpetually outraged,” Sarsour said later on in her speech, but there is a huge difference between simply being “outraged” over something and calling for “jihad” against the President of these United States, especially when one calls for America’s muslim communities to “push back” against what she calls both the anti-muslim policies of the Trump administration and the (I believe rightful) rise in anti-muslim sentiment around the country.

See Linda Sarsour’s entire speech including her call to jihad here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0tr0CFik2k

“Push back”…true tangible fighting words for sure… words spoken for all to hear and then digest even as Sarsour is now trying to claim that she was speaking but metaphorically against both a man and an administration she deems “relentless, persistent and consistent” in their goal to oppress muslims in the U.S.

And while some on the left will say that Sarsour’s words were just that…metaphorical words…said for attention and sensationalism to help paint muslims in role of hapless victims, but if truth be told words once spoken no matter their intent cannot be called back neither can past actions taken for together they show Linda Sarsour’s true attempt to mainstream violence as the new accepted norm…to mainstream both the concept and acceptance of jihad into becoming part of the fabric of our everyday American society. And sadly while we watch her scenario unfold, lost to many is the fact that Sarsour is doing so by using our own Constitution against us as.

Let me explain. In Sarsour’s calling for “jihad” against President Trump…in Sarsour’s calling for a muslim “push back”…she forgets the all-important words of the First Amendment…“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances…”

And she also forgets or willingly ignores the words of 18 U.S. Code § 2385 – Advocating Overthrow of Government...”Whoever knowingly or willfully advocates, abets, advises, or teaches the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying the government of the United States or the government… Whoever organizes or helps or attempts to organize any society, group, or assembly of persons who teach, advocate, or encourage the overthrow or destruction of any such government by force or violence…”

Need I go on…I think not for when one calls for “jihad” against the president and his administration (and that muslima meant every word she said in the context she said it in) the fact remains that Sarsour’s now media-driven ‘metaphorical’ talking points nonsense is but taqiyya in action. And when one calls for an organized “push back” against those perceived to have committed a wrong or a slight that never was…one is in violation of both the Constitution and the above stated U.S. Code, and one must be called to task for it.

And such is the case with Linda Sarsour…whose last name she freely admits means ‘cockroach’ in Arabic which, by the way, I find very apropos…the women who just now is starting to find out that the very anti-American, anti-Trump hate speech and rhetoric she so loves to spew out does come with consequences as it is not protected under the ‘free speech’ clause in the Constitution for nowhere in the Constitution does it allow speech that espouses the use of jihad for anything.

In fact, the First Amendment does not protect all types of speech contrary to what many believe for the concept of free speech does not mean that individuals are free to say anything that they want to say. For example, Sarsour’s ‘so-called’ fighting words…as in “jihad” and “push back”…spoken in the very context of which they were said…are not protected speech as the language used was meant to incite a specific group of people (in this case muslims) towards violence…towards sedition…no matter that some…both muslims and Westerners…still continue to debate the semantics of the word ‘jihad.’

But as far as I’m concerned the meaning of ‘jihad’ is obvious as per the bloody killing fields of the Middle East and to a lesser extend of Europe…killing fields littered with over a half a million dead bodies.

Also not protected is speech that constitutes a threat towards another person or persons for it places a figurative bullseye of bodily harm or death upon said persons. And ISIS-supporting Linda Sarsour’s very call for jihad against both President Trump himself and his administration was indeed intended to commit violence against his person, and surely is the epitome of speech not legally protected under the First Amendment or protected under anything else for that matter.

And so Linda Sarsour…a repugnant and ever so vile muslima and jihadi…must be stopped before her call to jihad is indeed carried out…carried out not by her cowardly self of course…but by one of her brainwashed followers or leftist liberal groupies if you will. But even with all I have said, we all know that if you or I were to say the words Sarsour said we would be in jail by now. However, in the name of political correctness, islamic appeasement and condoning…all things Barack HUSSEIN Obama set in motion…there now exists a double standard of sorts in regards to what muslims in our country can or cannot say or do…a double standard where the enemy is not to be feared and where those once thought of as friends become the purveyors of hate.

But the indisputable fact is that muslima Linda Sarsour spoke the words “jihad” and “push back” willingly, deliberately, and with malice with one goal in mind…to try to divide her American-muslin audience into two camps…those standing with her extremist views and ways vs those against her extremist views and ways. And that very goal can be witnessed by her words, “You can count on me to use my voice to stand up, not only to people outside our community who are repressing our communities but those inside our communities who aid and abet the oppressors outside our community.”

In other words, anything Linda Sarsour, who less than a year ago was someone no one had ever heard of, has now through calculatingly clever self-promotion grown strong enough to threaten both Islam’s followers and condoners to either stand with her against President Trump and his administration or else face the consequences of her all-consuming hate…tolerance be damned. And know as fact that Linda Sarsour is trying to build her own private army of sorts…an army to rival Hillary’s resistance brigade of snowflakes and sore-losers, and that the Obama loyalists and mainstream media are helping her every step of the way.

Copyright © 2017 Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor

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Illinois Leftist Democrat Petitions Congress With a Rifle

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:34pm

In all the discussion of the shooting during Republican practice for the Congressional baseball game, I was struck by the fact no one thought it odd that none of the other participants tried to help seriously wounded Rep. Steve Scalise to safety.

They knew he was hurt. They saw the trail of blood as he tried to drag himself off the field. But no one went to his aid. Like a herd of wildebeest fleeing a lion attack, the wounded and slow were left behind.

Now that the coast is clear, members of Congress are leaping out of the dugout and discussing ways taxpayers can protect them in the future.

Certainly this unprovoked attack was cowardly, but the fact the victims were politicians doesn’t require mobilizing the nation. I’d feel equally outraged if the Bernie Bro had shot up a gathering of Jaycees — that notorious hatchery of young capitalists.

What I’m trying to do is put the incident in perspective.

Fact is if you were offered a choice between being the cashier in a tow truck facility and a member of Congress, people interested in personal safety should choose Congress. The last member to be killed in an individual attack was Leo Ryan in 1978. Before Scalise was shot, the last member attacked was Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011. Prior to that it was John Stennis in 1973.

Four attacks in 44 years isn’t exactly the definition of danger.

If you’re looking for a “public servant” that’s actually in danger while doing his job, talk to a mailman not a politician.

An intelligent, as opposed to hysterical, response to the shooting confronts taxpayers with a paradox: most individual members of Congress are eminently replaceable mediocrities. It’s only in clumps that congressmen are valuable. I wouldn’t go so far to say the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, but you get the idea.

Losing members in bunches of 20 or 30 would convulse the country and subject the remaining members to crippling workloads. Mitch McConnell might have to establish the four–day workweek in the Senate.

So I reluctantly support the security state measures taxpayers are subject to when they enter the Capitol and House or Senate office buildings. Off–Capitol gatherings that attract 20 or more members — say two lobbyists having lunch with an open seat at the table — also deserve enhanced security. But I draw the line at individually assigned protective details.

Naturally that’s exactly what big–government politicians and Democrats too passive to be responsible for their own safety are talking about. Many of the politicians who promise to “fight for you” are seriously considering protective details for every member of Congress. An extravagance Politico calculates would cost over $1 billion.

Instead, I support Rep. Thomas Massie (R–Don’t Tread on Me) who introduced a bill that would require gun–phobic Washington, DC to honor concealed carry permits from other states. This would let DC politicians defend themselves.

Massie explains, “After the horrific shooting at the Republican Congressional Baseball practice, there will likely be calls for special privileges to protect politicians. I do not want to extend a special privilege to politicians, because the right to keep and bear arms is not a privilege, it is a God–given right protected by our Constitution.”

I’d support Massie if the bill only applied to politicians, particularly if the alternative is taxpayer–paid bodyguards. Those micro–potentates don’t need anything else to feed their egos. Why can’t they take their chances with everyday life just like the rest of us?

A Washington Post reporter described an encounter Sen. Orrin Hatch (R–Methuselah). Hatch invaded an elevator with three members of his security detail. The Postie asked whether more of his colleagues should receive security details. Displaying the noblesse oblige that’s made him a byword for the common touch, Hatch replied, “I think all of you deserve protection, too. I think we have to protect everybody.”

No word on whether he offered to detail one of his three bodyguards to accompany the reporter.

Individual security details will soon become 535 mini–motorcades clogging up the nation’s streets in the name of “national security.”

Taxpayers don’t need to harden the DC bubble. Let politicians experience life like the rest of us. The argument is made that these indispensible marshmallows are the nation’s leadership. They get death threats, suffer road rage incidents and people say mean things about them. My response is, so what? I’ve been on the receiving end of all three offenses and I’m not looking for a taxpayer–paid Praetorian Guard.

Harry Truman said if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. My advice to politicians is if you won’t carry the heat, don’t get out of the office.

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In The Beginning

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:21am

This is the first in a series of articles defining the steps that brought us to our current political situation.

 

In The Beginning in order that we may more closely examine the condition of our current political state of affairs, a brief examination of how things came to be the way they are is merited. First, history tells us that localized anarchy cannot persist for long in areas where resources encourage population density to levels much greater than what those resources will support. In other words, if the area will support a certain number of people, but provide little or no surplus, government need involve little more than informal agreements between neighbors. It is when surpluses arise that certain changes involving more formal agreements, as well as additional arrangements which value, distribute, and defend local resources must be made. Leadership, as well as processes identifying such leadership must be agreed upon and formalized. Needless to say, such agreements have not always been made to the satisfaction of all parties; a condition which persists to this very day. The upshot of these seemingly axiomatic conditions is that the authority to govern requires legitimacy. It is a strange conundrum at first glance. In modern times it is always thought that legitimacy precedes authority, and for good reason, for even as each must wear the mantle of the other, they are not the same, and should authority precede legitimacy, it means that civilization has been lost. Any peace brought about by an authority perceived to be illegitimate will be constantly undermined, and will bear bitter fruit.

 

In the west, as it was in the east, authority was originally established by force of arms. The first group to establish martial supremacy was the Assyrians, who, coming upon the Phoenician coastal cities were paid tribute. The Phoenicians, who were traders conducted their trade by means of building and sailing ships, neither of which was of any interest to the Assyrians, whose main interest was war. For a time anyway. As Assyrian interest in just how lucrative trade was increased however, a strain of the legitimate authority in the Phoenician city state wisely relocated in Africa founding the city state of Carthage. The Phoenicians had acquired the concept of legitimacy through the ideology of divine right during their trading in Greece, Africa, and the Italian peninsula over time, and by the time they had founded Carthage there was a royal succession that, although precarious at times through the ineptitude of governance, provided the stability necessary to provide both peace and commerce, founded on just such a divine right. Meanwhile, in Greece, the religion of the Olympian pantheon had produced Hercules. Like Jesus, Hercules was the son of a god whose mother was human. Unlike Jesus, Hercules was prolific in reproduction, spawning innumerable demigods, a myth that came in handy where force of arms was required to precede or replace legitimate authority, bestowing kinship to the Gods was all that was needed to legitimize the new authority. History soon became rife with refinements of this process of control over legitimacy falling more, and more completely under control of whatever church held sway over the people, ending, insofar as Roman rule was concerned, with the line of Caesar, who had been seen ascending into the heavens after his murder in the forum, thereby guaranteeing his descendants the divine right of rule until A.D. 312 when Constantine founded Christianity as a means of creating a new source of legitimacy with which to justify his martial authority.

 

Fast forward to 1536 when Henry the eighth found his throne to be precarious due to machinations involving the Catholic Church, and powerful factions within England and France. When Henry was faced with the possibility of a debilitating war, or submitting entirely to the will of the church, he simply dissolved the catholic monasteries in England, and strengthened the position of the Anglican Church, a separate religion with its own apostolic succession, and thereby legitimate authority. The Anglican Church, providing a new legitimacy for his authority. The truth is, that outside of religions which rely on concepts of human decency, honor, and concern for the future sustainability of mankind, as well as a set of principles which justify the innate legitimacy of the individual, all modern religions of any importance rely on the legitimacy of the same God. Whatever name He goes by, Islam and Christianity, with their many diverse branches rely on the Jewish God Yahweh to provide real, live, dyed in the wool legitimacy to any ruling authority worth the definition. All other ruling authorities live in the shadow of revolt, or failure of the state over which their authority extends.

 

When we next examine this subject, we shal do so from the perspective of constitutional legitimacy.

The Butcher Shop

 

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Trump’s Middle East doctrine by Admiral James A. Lyons, USN (ret.)

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:31am

Trump’s Middle East doctrine

A key objective is the isolation of Iran

by Admiral James A. Lyons, USN (ret.)

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

President Trump’s historic visit last month to Saudi Arabia, where he met with the heads of more than 50 mostly Sunni heads of state, dramatically marked the end of eight years of Barack Obama’s appeasement of Iran. It signaled to all the Muslim leaders that the United States as the “strong horse” is back. There was no doubt in any of the Muslim leaders’ minds that Mr. Trump is a man of action and a leader who will keep his word.

Mr. Trump’s goal of establishing a coalition of nations that share the objective of defeating terrorist groups and providing for a stable and hopeful future made it clear that the assembled nations cannot be indifferent to the presence of evil. That evil is represented not only by the Islamic State (ISIS), al Qaeda et al., but also by Iran, the recognized world leader of state-sponsored terrorism. In that sense, one of the key objectives of the summit was to isolate Iran, a goal embraced by the coalition, as well as their shared disdain for the Obama administration’s atrocious failed nuclear agreement with Iran.

Mr. Trump also made it clear that this coalition of nations must adopt a policy of “sovereign responsibility,” which means that they cannot wait for American power to defeat the enemy for them. They must be directly involved, with our assistance.

Nonetheless, the Trump doctrine must be driven by our core vital interests, which are:

  • Eliminating ISIS as a functioning entity.
  • Preventing Iran from achieving a nuclear weapon capability.
  • Preventing Iranian hegemony throughout the Middle East.
  • Removing the Iranian theocracy from power.
  • Re-establishing and strengthening our relations with our traditional allies.
  • Ensuring the survival of Israel.
  • Establishing a sovereign Kurdistan.
  • Maintaining freedom of navigation throughout the Persian Gulf and Red Sea, including strategic choke points, e.g., the Suez Canal, the Bab el-Mandeb Strait and the Strait of Hormuz.

The establishment of a Global Terrorism Center for Combating Extremism in Riyadh was a manifestation of the shared objective of defeating terrorist groups and isolating Iran, but its effectiveness will depend on results. The same can be said for the establishment of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center, co-chaired by the United States and Saudi Arabia, as well as the United States-United Arab Emirates Center to Counter the Online Spread of Hate. It was clear to all the attendees that a peaceful, stable future can only be achieved by defeating the ideology that drives terrorism. Carrying this out will require some very fundamental and painful changes. For example, mosques and imams that preach hate and urge all Muslims to conduct violent jihad should be closed and the imams removed.

Concrete steps must be taken to stop funds from going to radical mosques and front groups that promote terrorism. Targeting funds being sent to various terrorist groups, e.g., ISIS and al Qaeda, must receive immediate priority. The source of these funds, be it from individuals or states like Qatar, must be identified and interdicted.

Qatar has been a particular problem because of its support of the Muslim Brotherhood and its cozy relationship with Iran. This came to a head on June 5, when Saudi Arabia broke diplomatic and some commercial relations with Qatar over its terrorist financing and its links to the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS, Hamas and the Houthi rebels in Yemen. Qatar’s relationship with Iran was a decisive factor in causing the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain to quickly join with Saudi Arabia in breaking relations. Most land, sea, and air routes to Qatar have been closed. Qatar is an isthmus whose only land route is through Saudi Arabia by which it receives 40 percent of its food. This is a major problem for Qatar, despite Turkey’s offer of food and water delivered by sea.

Another issue that must be addressed is the U.S. Central Command’s forward air base in Qatar, which has been an essential element of our air campaign in the region. As of today, there has been no impact on U.S. air operations, but contingency plans should be made ready for an alternative air base if regional relationships further deteriorate.

An underlying element of the Trump doctrine that cannot be overstated is recognition that 65 percent of the population of the Middle East is under the age of 30, and that those youths must be provided with opportunities for a satisfying life as an attractive option to the lure of terrorist groups. While this is a worthy objective, Muslims don’t commit to jihad because they don’t have jobs. They commit to jihad because they are devout Muslims, many with university degrees. The only way they can be dissuaded from jihad is to see a crushing defeat of jihadis on the battlefield. Once they understand they cannot win, they are obligated by their own doctrine to back off.

Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman is taking the lead for economic and cultural reform in Saudi Arabia, and other members of the coalition should follow. Nevertheless, the indispensable principle for achieving the objectives of the Riyadh summit is the isolation of Iran, the prime mover of instability throughout the region. As a start, sanctions on the mullahs’ ballistic missile programs must be imposed. Further, until the unsigned nuclear weapons deal with Iran is formally canceled, real inspections by the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency must be conducted on all the sites in their nuclear weapon infrastructure.

Finally, an aggressive plan must be developed with the objective of removing the regime of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei from power. That is the first principle of any plan to return stability and peace to the Middle East.

  • James A. Lyons, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, was commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations.

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Raymond Tanter :

Prof. Raymond Tanter (@AmericanCHR) served as a senior member on the Middle East Desk of the National Security Council staff in the Reagan-Bush administration, Personal Representative of the Secretary of Defense to international security and arms control talks in Europe, and is now Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan. Tanter is on the comprehensive list of conservative writers and columnists who appear in The Wall Street Journal, Townhall.com, National Review, The Weekly Standard, Human Events, The American Spectator, and now in Newsmax.

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Brain-eating amoeba found in Louisiana drinking water, officials say

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 4:36am

Traces of a deadly brain-eating amoeba were found in a water system in a parish in Louisiana this month, but officials said the water is safe to consume.

The brain-eating amoeba, called Naegleria fowleri is a “single-celled living organism found in warm freshwater and soil,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The amoeba spawns primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), an infection in the brain that causes the eradication of brain tissue.

The Louisiana Department of Health told water and town officials Thursday that the amoeba was detected in Terrebonne Parish, according to the New York Post. In a statement, the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Water District 1 said the amoeba was found in “our ACR-182, last fire hydrant on Island Road.”

The water district said the organism was found in the same location that also tested positive in Aug. 2015.

“We changed disinfectants on June 12, 2017, to a free chlorine, and will remain on free chlorine until September 1, 2017,” the statement said.

The office confirmed that the water is safe to drink but cautioned residents not to let the water go up their nose.

Source: Foxnews.com

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Not Holding My Breath

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 12:49am

She has agreed to testify before the House Intelligence Committee sometime this month, but she agreed to do so only behind closed doors. And if you believe her claim that it’s because of national security concerns I’ve got some swampland to sell you.

And so the 2016 presidential election is now one for the history books….exciting, intriguing, yet downright dirty and vile…with a cast of characters even the best novelist could not make up. And now with the passage of time helping to prove that the media driven ‘Russia did it’ hacking scenario was nothing but sore losers grasping at straws, certain key players in that election’s cast of characters continue to stand out…that is in addition to Hillary Clinton of course…one of which is former F.B.I. Director James Comey…the very man given the task to find the leakers turned out to be the leaker himself.

James Comey…a key player for sure but not ‘the’ key player no matter his recent testimony before the House Intelligence Committee where he stated that he was “concerned” about preserving the integrity of the F. B.I. But how concerned could Comey really be when it was he who cowardly leaked, via a third party, a certain memo to the New York Times concerning what was a private conversation between himself and President Trump.

“Concerned”…I think not for James Comey knew well that he himself, as a government employee, composed said memo on a government computer and that he did so while on the government time clock. And Comey knew that his actions were violating the Records Act and presidential confidentiality…and he knew that said memo was technically not only the property of the U.S. government but property of ‘We the People’ as well.

The only two things James Comey was concerned about was first, protecting his charge Hillary Clinton from prosecution and second, to protect his own sorry-self by exposing the very person behind what he saw as his prime mistake made… that being last July 5th’s press conference he had no authority to hold…a press conference where he stated that while Hillary herself made numerous “mistakes”…felonies actually…in how she handled and disseminated classified information that “no reliable prosecutor would bring such a case” and that he recommended “no criminal charges are appropriate in this case” due to “lack of intent.” 

See Comey’s entire press conference here:

“Lack of intent” regarding Hillary Clinton I think not for the ‘mother’ of the snowflakes… aka the ‘Butcher of Benghazi’…carefully plans to the nth degree both every calculatingly deceptive move she makes and every cover-up needed to mask said move.

So who is the key player in Hillary Clinton’s cast of characters…who is the one James Comey exposed… simply…none other than Barack HUSSEIN Obama’s former Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Remember, Comey admitted under oath that Lynch pressured him to downplay the Clinton email server investigation… pressured him after, I believe, Obama ordered her to do so. In fact, during his testimony Comey stated that when he asked Lynch if she was going to authorize him to confirm the existence of the Clinton email investigation, her answer was, “Yes, but don’t call it that. Call it a matter,” and that when he asked why the change of words her response was no response at all just that she repeated “Just call it a matter.” 

This in turn led James Comey to also claim that it was not only Lynch’s pressure over wording but pressure to downplay her secret Phoenix, AZ tarmac meeting with Billy-Boy that forced his hand to hold the aforementioned press conference when he did in an effort to again affirm his “concern” about preserving the independence of the F.B.I.

But when all this is added together certain key facts remain, one of which was that the F.B.I. director was more than willing to be the ‘fall guy’ for Loretta Lynch even after Lynch publicly stated that the law does not require the D.O.J. to pursue criminal charges against Hillary even if Comey recommended they do so. But with Comey being her willing patsy, Loretta Lynch knew well that her words publicly stated were just that… words….words the liberal media would twist into words not said if need be.

And the take-away from James Comey’s testimony is that because of pressure from Loretta Lynch not only did he say that there was “no intent” in Hillary’s actions regarding this “matter,” but that he willingly and with malice obstructed justice by not doing what he knew was the right thing to do…as in recommend to the D.O.J. that they do indict Hillary over her disseminating classified and top secret information via her personal emails.

And with his recommendation made to let Hillary off scot-free…a decision he made right from the start…James Comey directly aided Hillary’s presidential campaign…at least at first that recommendtion did but it rightfully backfired on her as the campaign season moved forward. But make no mistake about it, Hillary knew what the outcome of the “matter” would be even before James Comey’s infamous press conference as she probably worked with Loretta Lynch to dot every ‘i’ and cross every ‘t’ regarding the pressure Lynch was to put on this weak and cowardly man.

And dare we not forget that James Comey also succumbed to pressure when he tried to spin Loretta Lynch’s and Billy-Boy’s tarmac meeting…a meeting that just happened to take place right before the public release of the House Benghazi Committee’s report…a meeting he made out to be nothing but harmless chit-chat about grandkids and golf…a meeting now admitted to having been about national security issues. And Comey knew he again was helping the Hillary campaign on direct orders from Lynch no matter that Bill Clinton was then and still is now a private citizen who had no legal right to be privy to national security issues, as well as his being the husband of the very woman who was the target of a still ongoing criminal investigation.

…Mrs. Lynch was either conflicted or working at odds with the Justice Department and in behalf of Mrs. Clinton’s campaign and the DNC when she told them to use different terminology for the investigation.” – Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano

So while James Comey ‘s actions both taken and not taken (remember he ‘conveniently’ forgot to record his all-important F.B.I. interview of Hillary Clinton nor did he put her under oath when interviewing her) border on if not cross over into the criminal. And Loretta Lynch, as the orchestrator and ‘strongman’ of all things concerning obstruction of justice, when appearing before the Intelligence Committee later this month must be called to task for her actions…and called to task means she must not be issued a ‘get out of jail free card’ upon pressure that will surely be put on the committee members by either by Obama himself or by proxy through his Democrat flunkies who sit on said committee..

And know that Loretta Lynch…a puppet of both Obama and the Clinton’s…is a spin-meister extraordinaire in her own right. Remember it was Lynch who was the one who was responsible for the perpetrating on the Sunday morning talk show circuit all the Benghazi lies concerning a YouTube video being the cause of it all… lies of course orchestrated by Obama and Hillary…lies told to protect both…especially to protect Hillary as Loretta Lynch’s history with the Clinton’s goes back decades and her loyalty to them seems to be unyielding.

How so…Loretta Lynch hit the national stage in 1999, when she was appointed U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) in Brooklyn by none other than Billy-Boy himself, and was then reappointed to that position by Obama in 2010 before becoming his Attorney General in 2016. What is of importance here is that when in Brooklyn, Lynch was able to ‘stack’ that office with liberal staffers and attorneys translating into that even today that office is inundated with with attorneys hired, supervised, and indoctrinated by Clinton protector Lynch herself.

Now you can understand why Loretta Lynch helped block…helped obstruct…the F.B.I. looking into possible RICO violations committed by the Clinton Foundation… violations that had the Hillary run State Department showing a definitive pattern of ‘pay-to-play’…as in influence peddling to the highest bidder…and highest bidder means both those who like us as well as those who do not like us very much. And Lynch dared not let the Clinton’s down…I believe she was paid plenty for her services…by letting it be found out that the Clinton Foundation actually tied directly into the email scandal as Hillary sent thousands of what I suspect were Foundation emails…pay-for-play emails now deleted…on the illegal private server in her home…a server outside the government system that captures and saves all official emails going out and coming in.

And let’s also not forget that it was AG Lynch and her Department of Justice who refused to authorize the use of the grand jury that was needed to go forward with the Hillary email investigation…or should I say “matter.” And in her denying the F.B.I. the ability to subpoena both testimony and evidence, Lynch also crossed the line by consulted with defense attorneys representing additional ‘persons of interest’ to the investigation, basically setting the stage for Hillary ultimately (to date) being let off by Comey under the guise of “no intent.”
 
And know it was Loretta Lynch who unethically if not outright illegally allowed Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson to be Hillary’s attorneys…no matter that she knew these were the very two women Hillary told to go through her e-mails and (I believe) delete any that could cause a problem for her, her campaign, or for the Clinton Foundation… the Foundation that was the Clinton’s cash cow..and to do so under the guise of their being personal emails about Chelsea’s upcoming wedding and yoga positions…those were the critical emails that Loretta Lynch by her inactions helped to destroy.

And with Mills and Samuelson being told to delete only certain emails is where the “intent” motive comes into play for intent means a conduct or act perpetrated being knowing, willful, intentional, or grossly negligent …which ordering the deletion of incriminating evidence alone surely was. Lynch knew all this and still allowed these two characters to be Hillary’s attorneys knowing full-well that when needed she would be able to manipulate Clinton loyalist James Comey into saying no such “intent” occurred.

Nice huh…but wait…Lynch’s orchestrating of events goes even further.

As per The National Review, the afore mentioned Mills and Samuelson were then granted immunity from prosecution by the Lynch D.O.J. in exchange for providing the F.B.I. with the very laptops on which they reviewed Clinton’s four years of emails while at the same time the F.B.I. was investigating the Clinton Foundation yet they, the F.B.I., were being denied access to the Clinton emails.

Bottom line…first, these two characters Mills and Samuelson should never have been granted immunity or anything of the sort as they should have been made to turn over the computers by grand jury subpoena alone. And second, not only did Lynch seriously restrict the F.B.I.’s authority to examine Hillary’s computers, but she also agreed to the F.B.I. destroying those very computers after what would be their now limited examination of them.

Nothing like destroying evidence now is there…nothing like ‘dereliction of duty’ in allowing what would have been a breaching of simple classified information laws to morph into a felonious criminal offense…nothing like helping to hide the illegal activities between the Department of State and the Clinton Foundation…nothing like Loretta Lynch’s compromising the integrity of the Department of Justice itself in regards to the investigation into Hillary’s private email server…and nothing like doing it all for a hefty price I’m sure.

And now with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley having recently stated that Loretta Lynch is indeed a focus of their investigation over serious concerns she may have impeded the F.B.I.’s investigation into Hillary’s email scandal, know that if she is found guilty of ‘misconduct in office’ she would face a lengthy prison term.

But I’m not going to hold my breath for that to happen nor for James Comey to formally be called to task as time and events have proven that those loyal to the Clinton’s seem to get away with murder…figuratively speaking of course…and proves British politician Lord Acton’s words written in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton in 1887, “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely”…and that truth has proven to be the saddest thing of all.

By: Diane Sori / The Patriot Factor / Right Side Patriots on American Political Radio

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Black Lives Matter leader accused of punching horse arrested for speeding warrant

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 11:53pm
Shere Dore was taken in on a warrant while on her way to the courthouse.

Shere Dore and her partner were driving to the Harris County courthouse for an appearance in the earlier case when officers pulled the pair over and arrested Dore for warrants stemming from a two-year-old speeding charge.

Local activists were quick to cry foul.

“Law enforcement agencies have decided to set Shere up for coming out against them with her activism and various allyship,” said Ashton Woods of Black Lives Matter Houston.

“They were on their way to court – the officer was literally staked out waiting for them.”

The 41-year-old was taken to the Fort Bend County jail and held pending payment of her outstanding fees, prompting the Harris County court to revoke her bond when she failed to appear.

“It is interesting that this outstanding warrant did not come up when she was arrested in November of 2016 and more interesting that it would come up the morning of her court date,” said Brian Harrison, who has represented her in the Harris County case, along with attorney Jolanda Jones.

It was not immediately clear which law enforcement agency pulled Dore over Thursday.

“I don’t know why they were stopped on the morning of her court date, a date which I know a number of people thought was her trial date,” Harrison said.

Woods agreed that the timing of the arrest was not coincidental.

“This is some clear foul play,” he said. “I think that the law enforcement agencies are colluding with each other.”

Local activists, supporters, and friends rallied around the well-known advocate for the homeless, chipping in funds to secure Dore’s release. But even once she pays the $1,083.10 owed in Fort Bend, she’ll still be held until a Harris County judge can reinstate her bond, Harrison said.

The Harris County felony charge – interfering with a police service animal – stems from a spirited November march through downtown Houston.

During the nighttime protest two days after Trump‘s election, Dore was one of a handful of demonstrators arrested after the gathering spilled out into city streets.

As an officer on a police horse named Astro started to push Dore back onto the sidewalk, Dore allegedly hit the animal with a closed fist, a charge her lawyers have consistently denied.

“I want the world to know that our clients are absolutely innocent. They have a First Amendment right to protest,” Jones said after a November court date.

“I think this is one of the first indications of what’s going to happen with the new president.”

BACKGROUND: Trump protester accused of punching police horse taken back into custody

Source: Keri Blakinger @chron.com

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Oregon Becomes First State To Offer ‘Not-Specified’ Gender Option On Driver’s Licenses

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 9:50pm

On July 1, Oregon became the first state to offer a third gender option on its driver’s licenses and identification cards, eliciting immediate concern from conservatives who argue the state has chosen to eschew biological science in favor of catering to a fringe minority.

As a result of a rule approved last month by the Oregon Transportation Commission, the third option on a license application is an “X” that stands for “not specified.” It will allow individuals who are either biologically intersex or those who claim to be transgender or not gender specific to avoid having to choose a gender.

While the term intersex refers to a genuine biological condition “in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male,” according to the Intersex Society of North America, it’s believed the bill is designed to mainly cater to biological males and females who believe themselves to be transgender.

Writing for Red State, Kimberly Ross said the move by Oregon is therefore tantamount to a continuation of “the cultural landslide where we set aside the truth in favor of delusional mindsets and not making anyone feel bad.”

“The state approved recognition of a third gender identity flies right in the face of science, legitimizes mental delusion, and paints those who disagree with it as bigots,” she added.

It has long been maintained by some conservatives that the pursuit of an alternative gender identity stems not from some scientific reality but rather mental illness.

“The idea that gender identity is an innate, fixed property of human beings that is independent of biological sex — that a person might be ‘a man trapped in a woman’s body’ or ‘a woman trapped in a man’s body’ — is not supported by scientific evidence,” wrote David French of National Review in a column last year.

Some doctors agree.

In a strongly worded statement published last year, the American College of Pediatricians argued that “a person’s belief that he or she is something they are not is, at best, a sign of confused thinking.”

“When an otherwise healthy biological boy believes he is a girl, or an otherwise healthy biological girl believes she is a boy, an objective psychological problem exists that lies in the mind not the body, and it should be treated as such.”

Though the statement primarily concerned children as per the college’s focus on pediatrics, the premise may also apply to men such as Jamie Shupe, the Oregon resident responsible for Oregon’s stunning rule change.

Last month, Oregon’s Driver and Motor Vehicle Services division admitted it instituted the new policy in response to a ruling last year by a judge who decreed Shupe had the right to be legally recognized as neither a man or woman but as “gender non-binary.”

Source V. Saxena @WesternJournalism.com

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What It Takes To Be A Writer

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:22pm

In case you haven’t noticed it, I’m prone to melancholy moods. You don’t have to be crazy to be a writer, but it sure helps. To begin with you have to convince people that you are a writer, especially family. I mean all those chowderheads who can’t compose a grocery list, but they have all the advice on how to write a best seller. If you survive that you can move on to phase two.

You’ll never make any money being a writer. It’s not in the cards. The house always wins. The best you can ever hope for is to etch out an existence where you pay the bills and then lie to your family. I hate it when someone asks, “How much MONEY have you made?” Nobody asks a plumber that. Think about it. How much? Since when? This year? Since I got out of high school? To the penny? How much money have YOU made, not counting what you borrowed from me!

So why do we do it? There’s something about expressing yourself that is therapeutic. When you pour your heart into words your heart doesn’t hurt so bad, and just the act of putting it all down explains things to YOU! The public be damned. What to they know. That’s why I edit so much. It’s not that I screw up, it’s that the point I’m trying to make becomes clearer until even I can understand it. Then you publish.

Publish. What a joke. Any thirteen year old school girl can do that now. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, they all hold the promise of instant fame, but the song remains the same; How much MONEY have they made? So, there it is. Why do we do it? We do it because in fifty years, after we stop stinking in the ground, some schoolgirl will read it in some classroom, and while all of her classmates are staring out through the window, waiting on lunch, the muse will land on her shoulders and another writer will be born. She will step quietly into the melancholy world bequeathed to her by those select few cursed to walk with the pen.

 

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Lead With Truth Not Beliefs

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 7:37am

My question is this: “Is there New Testament evidence we should we be speaking more about truth, and less about “believing” or “beliefs”, when we speak to non-believers?”

I found all these citations where the apostles said they spoke truth, or implied they spoke it, and then they remarked about creating or not creating belief.  They never appeared to use “belief” for persuasive effect, only as an observed result.

Scripture Citations of Support

Acts 17:11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. [12] As a result, many of them believed, as did also a number of prominent Greek women and many Greek men.

Acts 13:12  When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord.

Acts 13:12  At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Greeks believed.

Acts 15:7  After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: “Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe.

Acts 19:8-10  Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly there for three months, arguing persuasively about the kingdom of God. 9 But some of them became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way.

Acts 28:23  They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. He witnessed to them from morning till evening, explaining about the kingdom of God, and from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets he tried to persuade them about Jesus. 24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe.

Romans 10:16  But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?”

1 Corinthians 15:11  Whether, then, it is I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.

Ephesians 1:13  And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.

1 Thessalonians 2:13And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe

Reasons for the research

My finding in thousands of political debates was liberals love to engage in belief, opinion, and feelings contests, because they know there is never a winner in such dialogue. “All opinions are equal.” They want a “belief” based world, because their belief is then equal to yours.

Interestingly, in religious or political discussion, liberals were especially anxious to debate beliefs – despite decrying “Conservatives want their beliefs being forced on others.”  They only impugned OTHERS pushing belief.  So I began pointing out their own unconscious, casual use of the word “I believe we should …” in their dialogue.   When I reminded them, they began stumbling all over their words, they had trouble finding a substitute for the words “I believe…”.

Clearly “belief” was casual thought and language to liberal. Comfortable.  They talked as if they were “believers,” as if they were religious – about liberalism.

In my experience, I have also found MORE comfortable discussion with non-believers and liberals about the truth of the Gospels, rather than beliefs.  If you’re not clearly telling someone what is 100% proven as truth, why should they believe you?   You’ll sound like another politician.

Theory

I think Christian leadership has unconsciously, gradually, shifted from a truth-based advocacy to a belief based advocacy based on years of gradual pressure of liberals to a terrain on which they can win arguments with Christians:  Belief contests.

I recommend Christians vastly increase the use of TRUTH in their advocacy, not beliefs.  Here is an article on how to establish the truth of the four Gospels:
http://www.teapartytribune.com/2016/01/20/atheist-lawyer-agrees-the-bible-is-truthful-testimony/

Objection – Objection Your Honor!!!

An objection I hear is we will be more threatening if we speak of truth – but, non-believers surely don’t seem threatened by Islam, a far more confident and confrontation belief system than Christianity.  So why should Christians be wary of claiming to be truthful?   Christians are criticized MORE than Islam, I never hear any complaints about them – only excuses for their bad behavior.

So – telling the truth cannot be considered truly threatening.  It’s a fake protest from the people who read fake news.

Conclusion

The finding above suggest Christians should be less focused on belief discussion with non-believers, and more focused on truth-based discussion with non-believers.

Mainly because it looks like the Apostles surely did.

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13-Yr-Old Says He Wants To Run Away, Then Tells Officer To Go Look In His Room…

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 3:55am

When you’re a police officer you never know what kinds of calls you’re going to get. And you never know when one of those calls will change your life forever.
After 13-year-old Cameron Simmons made a distressed call to the Sumter Police Department, Officer Gaetano Acerra went to check in on him.
When he started talking to Cameron, the boy told him that his mom was yelling at him for playing his older brother’s video games and he wanted to run away from home, but Officer Acerra sensed there was more going on.
That’s when Cameron took the police officer into his bedroom. Officer Acerra couldn’t believe what he found.
The room was completely empty. There was no bed, no dresser – Cameron’s clothes were just thrown in a trash bag on the floor.
Acerra learned that Cameron’s mom had fallen on hard times after making an unexpected move from Texas to South Carolina to care for a sick relative.
Acerra talked to the boy and convinced him not to run away, but little did Cameron know that the officer was planning something much greater.
Unbeknownst to Cameron or his family, Officer Acerra began to gather items for the family. Then one day he surprised them all by dropping off a brand new desk, chair, bed, TV, and Wii gaming system. In addition, he brought a full bedroom set for Cameron’s brother and an air hockey table for them to play together!

The entire family was shocked and Cameron was left in tears when he saw the officer’s generosity.
Officer Acerra said he didn’t do it for praise or recognition.
“I put a smile on this kid’s face, and a friendship,” he said. “I think that’s well worth it.”In a time when things are so tense between people and the police, it is heartening to see one officer go above and beyond the call of duty to help someone in need. The example he set for Cameron and his brother is sure to last a lifetime.

Source: LittleThings.com

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