Thursday, May 25, 2017

APPLE "NEWS" HIRES FAR LEFT EDITOR OF NEW YORK MAGAZINE: Predictable Results Ensue

By NTK Network

Apple News, the tech giant’s foray into the online news space, hired a new editor-in-chief Thursday according to Politico.

The hiring of Lauren Kern, described as “one of New York magazine’s most high-ranking editors and a former deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine,” is raising eyebrows in both Silicon Valley and political circles alike. With the issue of bias in the news media so heated, the hiring of Kern, the editor of a liberal news site, raises questions about Apple’s impartiality when it comes to news.

MARK LEVIN: If I were Sean Hannity...

By Mark Levin

...I would give very serious consideration to suing Media Matters, its board, and its officers, as well as any other entity involved in the organized effort to boycott his TV show, including media outlets contacting his advertisers in a thinly veiled boycott tactic, for the purposeful tortious interference with his employment contract with Fox News and his business relationships with his various advertisers.

[Editor's note: Word.]

Larwyn's Linx: Defend what you believe or lose it

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Nation

Defend what you believe or lose it: Tucker Carlson
Rome is Burning -- and Nero is Worried About Pyrophobia: Ann Coulter
DHS: More than 700K visa overstays in 2016 alone: Hot Air

How the Comey Affair Will Be a Decisive Victory for the President: Conrad Black
Evidence Piling up That Seth Rich Leaked DNC Emails to Wikileaks: Rachel Alexander
What The FBI Should Be Investigating: The Death Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich: CHQ

Obama admin knew MS-13 part of illegal immigrant surge: Whistleblower: Times
Fewer Tears, Fewer Lies, And More Righteous Anger: Kurt Schlichter
Chicago only major U.S. city to lose population from 2015 to 2016: Trib

Clapper and Brennan Leave Comey Holding the Russia Bag; What Now?: Treehouse
OMG: Top Russian Aides Discussed How To Influence Trump Aides!!!: RWN
Can This Millennial Be The Youngest Woman Senator?: Carrie Sheffield

Economy

America’s High Schools Are Creating (Another) Lost Generation: Peter Diekmeyer
Two Simple Charts Explain The Devastating Consequences Of Obamacare: ZH
Great Again: Trump Budget Requires Work for Food Stamps: Margaret Menge

Scandal Central

Are House Democrats being blackmailed by IT staffers, who have collected dirt on politicians?: Alex Christoforou
Wasserman Schultz Obstructs Justice in Congressional Hacking by Threatening Police: Daniel Greenfield
UN health agency spends more on travel than on AIDS and malaria combined: Joe Carter

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Farmer Faces $2.8 Million Fine For Plowing His Own Field: Elizabeth Harrington

Media

Fighting the Politicized, Evidence-Free ‘Collusion with Russia’ Narrative: Andrew C. McCarthy
Best Buds Mueller and Comey Target Trump: Cliff Kincaid
Texas Sheriff Defends Controversial Facebook Post Over Manchester Bombing: WZ

World

Obama's Legacy, a Nuclear Iran?: Emily B. Landau
Abbas Disses Trump: Danielle Avel
Remember When Obama Gifted U.S. Intelligence to Cuban Spies?: Humberto Fontova

Enabling Murder: Bruce Bawer
Manchester's Police and Politicians Have Blood on Their Hands: Daniel Greenfield
Nigel Farage: Accepting terrorism as a way of life is 'appeasement': Pete Kasperowicz

Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized: Fox
Gen. McMaster Squanders Tremendous Capital Trump Earns in Saudi Arabia: Kenneth R. Timmerman
UK Prime Minister to Raise Issue of Manchester Bombing Leaks with President Trump: Steven Herman

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

A classic quantum test could reveal the limits of the human mind: Anil Ananthaswamy
Can Vatican display shed light on the fate of the Menorah?: Times of Israel
Why using AI to sentence criminals is a dangerous idea: ILPC

Cornucopia

Trump sells Vatican to Pope Francis for 2.5 million: Komissar al-Blogunov
We Still Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence.: MOTUS
Outrage After Michelle Obama Does THIS in Cathedral: RWN

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QOTD: "There is only one appropriate reaction to the kind of people who strap on bomb vests packed with nails and wait for smiling, laughing tweens to come along before hitting the detonator and ripping their limbs off and tearing their guts out.

The only appropriate reaction is righteous fury that turns into a grim determination to exact a retribution upon the bomber’s bros so thorough and so comprehensive that in a thousand years the few descendants of the survivors will still terrify their children with the story of the vengeance exacted by the avengers of the West.

And then our enemies would fear us. Which they don’t today. Today, they laugh at us. And they should, because we are ridiculous." --Kurt Schlichter

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

REAL OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE: Wasserman Schultz Threatened Cops for Pursuing Her IT Staff Hackers

By Luke Rosiak

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz threatened the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police with “consequences” for holding equipment that she says belongs to her in order to build a criminal case against a Pakistani staffer suspected of massive cybersecurity breaches involving funneling sensitive congressional data offsite.

The Florida lawmaker used her position on the committee that sets the police force’s budget to press its chief to relinquish the piece of evidence Thursday, in what could be considered using her authority to attempt to interfere with a criminal investigation.

MANCHESTER OUTRAGE: The Faces of the Innocent

The latest atrocity undertaken under the banner of, I believe, Militant Buddhism (new to this, I could be wrong) was a real humdinger.

The term humdinger also being roughly analogous to the cacaphony of nails and other steel shrapnel that was explicitly designed to eviscerate children, women and men -- in that order.

Before reading about candlelight vigils, COEXIST bumper stickers, and the scourge of certain "phobias", please revisit the faces.

The faces of the innocent, people who meant no harm to anyone, killed based upon clerical edicts that polite society in Europe is still to frightened to name.

Larwyn's Linx: Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years

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Nation

Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years: Circa
Oops: Brennan Completely Contradicts Comey on Congressional Notification: Treehouse
Republican Senator Floats Back-Door Amnesty Proposal: Brendan Kirby

In Wake Of Manchester, NY Times Calls For Respecting Hardcore Islamists: RWN
Manchester Attack Prompts U.S. Law Enforcement Reaction: John Rossomando
Almost 740,000 visa overstays in 2016: NUSA

Democrats Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion: ACC
John Brennan: Hostility between Putin, Clintons drove Russia's actions: Todd Shepherd
Another Look Inside That Parked Car: Scott Johnson

Toolkit: How to Talk with Your Neighbor About Free Market Health Care: Beverly Hallberg
The People Must Regain the Consent of the Governed: Brent Smith
Yeeesh: Nancy Pelosi Refers to NRA as Part of Intelligence Community: David Rutz

Economy

Financialization: The Z Man
Trump's budget draws comparisons to Reagan: W. James Antle III
The Trump budget is just telling the truth—and you can’t handle the truth!: Jake Novak

Scandal Central

How John Brennan's CIA became a big consumer of unmasked intelligence on Americans: Circa
Brennan: As CIA Head, I Regularly Shared Classified Information With The Russians: Katie Pavlich
Trey Gowdy grills Brennan on evidence of Trump collusion with Russia: Scoop

Media

JK Rowling Attacks Journalists for Reporting on Manchester Bombing: Jack Posobiec
Dershowitz sees positives in Mueller appointment: Chad Groening
Where are the Moderate Muslims?: PragerU

World

"Dangerous Woman" Meets Dangerous Man: Mark Steyn
Manchester homeless cradled dying women and pulled nails from children's faces: The Sun
Potential terrorists in UK swells to 3,500 - but powers to monitor used LESS than in 2015: Express

Manchester Bombing: How did ISIS strike again?: Lisa Daftari
First Photo of Manchester Terrorist Emerges as Military Deployed To The Streets of UK: Breaking 911
The jihad playbook: Why terrorists attack children: Nate Madden

Trump In Israel: A Day of Historic Firsts-A Repudiation of Obama : Jeff Dunetz
Manchester Ariana Grande Concert Bomber is Yet Another 'Known Wolf' Terrorist: Patrick Poole
Yet Another Jihad Massacre in Britain: Robert Spencer

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Firm headquartered in Dayton leading charge in Artificial Intelligence work: Thomas Gnau
New Australian radio telescope finds mysterious 'fast radio burst': DailyMail
Google starts tracking offline shopping — what you buy at stores in person: LAT

Cornucopia

Kim Dotcom Issues Statement on Seth Rich’s Involvement in Wikileaks: Cernovich
Why The Civilized World Is Losing The War On Islamic Jihad: A Final Solution: MOTUS
Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage: Janie Har

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QOTD: "All of us have gotten things wrong since 9/11. But few of us have gotten things as disastrously wrong as May and Merkel and Hollande and an entire generation of European political leaders who insist that remorseless incremental Islamization is both unstoppable and manageable. It is neither - and, for the sake of the dead of last night's carnage and for those of the next one, it is necessary to face that honestly. Theresa May's statement in Downing Street is said by my old friends at The Spectator to be "defiant", but what she is defying is not terrorism but reality. So too for all the exhausted accessories of defiance chic: candles, teddy bears, hashtags, the pitiful passive rote gestures that acknowledge atrocity without addressing it - like the Eloi in H G Wells' Time Machine, too evolved to resist the Morlocks.

As I asked around Europe all last year: What's the happy ending here? In a decade it will be worse, and in two decades worse still, and then in three decades people will barely recall how it used to be..." --Mark Steyn

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SALIM VIRANI: Top 9 Reasons to Stop Using Facebook... Now.

After reading Facebook's newly updated "Terms of Service" in 2015, entrepreneur Salim Virani wrote a warning for friends and family. He recently updated the article, and it's well worth revisiting (note: I am unable to view the entire article in the Chrome browser, hopefully you have better luck).

Facebook doesn’t keep any of your data safe or anonymous, no matter how much you lock down your privacy settings. Those are all a decoy. There are very serious privacy breaches, like selling your product endorsement to advertisers and politicians, tracking everything you read on the internet, or using data from your friends to learn private things about you - none of these privacy breaches have an off switch. Worse yet, Facebook does these things without ever letting you know, or revealing the damage to you if you ask.

#REALNEWS: Fears Mount That Democrats in Congress Are Being Blackmailed by Former IT Staffers

By Luke Rosiak

Congressional technology aides are baffled that data-theft allegations against four former House IT workers — who were banned from the congressional network — have largely been ignored, and they fear the integrity of sensitive high-level information.

Imran Awan and three relatives were colleagues until police banned them from computer networks at the House of Representatives after suspicion the brothers accessed congressional computers without permission.

Five Capitol Hill technology aides told The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group that members of Congress have displayed an inexplicable and intense loyalty towards the suspects who police say victimized them. The baffled aides wonder if the suspects are blackmailing representatives based on the contents of their emails and files, to which they had full access.

BUMBLING JOHN BRENNAN: Still Unable to Explain Why the Russians Prefered Trump Over Uranium Girl

By Daniel John Sobieski

John Brennan defended his thesis that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win before the Hoiuse Intelligence Committee. He did nothing to disabuse Congressional Democrats or the mainstream media of the notion that Team Trump colluded with Moscow to change the results of the 2016 election.

Brennan  didn’t explain why he thought that the Russians didn’t want Hillary Clinton to win. Perhaps Clapper could explain why they didn’t prefer Hillary who was Secretary of State when President Obama let Russia violate the INF Missile Treaty and colluded with the Russians to kill missile defense in Europe, telling Then Russian President Dimitri Medvedev to tell Putin he would have more “flexibility” after his reelection.

Larwyn's Linx: Surrender or fight - our country is at stake

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Nation

Surrender or fight - our country is at stake: Newt Gingrich
Saudi Prince Defends Travel Ban, Calls Trump a ‘True Friend of Muslims’: Keely Sharp
Manchester: The Chilling Sound of Terror: David French

#RealNews: Who Betrayed the CIA Agents in China?: Mary Chastain
Republicans Go to Jail, Democrats Run Free: AmSpec
China Blocks Businessman From Revealing Spying Secrets on VOA: Bill Gertz

Sheer Lunacy on Campus: Walter Williams
Report: 3 WH Staffers Identified as Leakers, Multiple Firings Soon: Sentinel
At Least 22 Dead In Manchester Terrorist Bombing: RWN

Why was Maxine Waters cut off during state convention speech?: Jazmine Ulloa
Justice Clarence Thomas Takes On Civil Asset Forfeiture: Brett Heinisch
That Awkward Moment When Saudi Arabia Is More Pro-America Than California: V the K

Economy

Trump to call for 2 percent cuts annually to non-defense spending: Joseph Lawler
Estimated cost of single-payer system in California: $400 billion a year: RWN
Chicago Teachers Pension fund paid out $1.5 billion in '16, earned $7.8 million: CityWire

Scandal Central

A Seth Rich Chronology, Part 1: Diana West
Breaking: ‘Complete Panic’ at Highest Levels of DNC Over Kim DotCom’s Seth Rich Announcement: WorldTrib
Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Tweets Out Cryptic Message on Seth Rich: GWP

Seth Rich’s Cousin Suspects He Was Killed For Talking To Wikileaks: Cassandra Fairbanks
Kim Dotcom: 'I Knew Seth Rich. I Know He Was the Wikileaks Source': Debra Heine
What The FBI Should Be Investigating: The Death Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich: CHQ

Media

Harvard Proves Bannon’s Right: Mainstream Media is Currently the Opposition Party: Carrie Sheffield
The rise in the use of the anonymous source: LI
CBS Reporter Jokes About UK Bombing ‘Last Time I Listened to Ariana Grande I almost Died Too’: GWP

World

British PM May says cops know the identity of dead attacker: Fox
'Several' killed and many injured in UK after two explosions in Manchester Arena: Daily Mail
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Terror Attack: JPost

Trump Admin Declares Jerusalem Part of Israel in Major Policy Shift: Adam Kredo
Trump In Israel: A Day of Historic Firsts-A Repudiation of Obama: Jeff Dunetz
Historic – President Trump and Family Visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall: Treehouse

Terror in UK: Explosion in Manchester leaves mass fatalities: CR
Joint Press Briefing – President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu: Treehouse
Three Years Ago This Week: A Symbol of a Failed Presidency: TTB

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Facebook Won’t Say If It Will Use Your Brain Activity for Advertisements: Sam Biddle
Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using Wi-Fi: Dave Mosher
“Robots In The Sewers”: Go Inside President Trump’s Suite At Iconic Jerusalem Hotel: Breaking911

Cornucopia

Todaze Boring Grown-Ups Talking: Sondrakistan
SHE SHALL PERSIST: Here’s How Hillary Clinton Will Become President In 2017: Andrew Stiles
“Network” Money Speech Updated: MOTUS

Image: Historic – President Trump and Family Visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall
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QOTD: "Mr. President, we are happy to see that America is back in the area. America is back again." --Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Monday, May 22, 2017

OOPS: Looks like Robert Mueller has a major conflict-of-interest issue as special counsel

Jenna Greene, writing at Litigation Daily (subscription required), describes a significant hurdle faced by former FBI director Robert Mueller in serving as special counsel in the nonsensical "Russian collusion" investigation.

...until last week, Mueller was a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr—where his colleague in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, a fellow member of both the strategic response and regulatory and government affairs groups, was Jamie Gorelick.

Larwyn's Linx: Obama Holdouts In Trump Administration Hiding Hillary Emails

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Obama Holdouts In Trump Administration Hiding Hillary Emails: Ginni Thomas
Seth Rich, Craig Murray and the Sinister Stewards of the Deep State: Mike Whitney
Text Of President Trump’s 5/21/17 Speech In Saudi Arabia: Jeff Dunetz

The Russian Obsession Goes Back Decades: Jacob G. Hornberger
Could Elon Musk Be Trump’s Infrastructure Savior?: AmLiberty
Trump Should Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: Star Parker

The Great American Pension Swindle: John Ruberry
The Obama Cult: Richard Terrell
Comey & the Clintons: A Perspective: FedObserver

There’s Something Fundamentally Wrong With Liberals: Derek Hunter
MSM Began To Mention Trump’s Impeachment During His First Week In Office: Jeff Dunetz
‘Media hate us but the people love us, like you,’ Sara Netanyahu tells Trumps: Times of Israel

Economy

Dodd-Frank Has Crippled Our Economic Recovery. This Bill Will Change That.: Sondra Clark
How Food Stamps Subverted Democracy, Part 2: James Bovard
Report: Trump leaning towards ending ObamaCare’s cost-sharing subsidies: Hot Air

Scandal Central

Obama Holdover Colluded With Unions To Pressure Congress On Budget Cuts: Michael Bastasch
Jeffrey Epstein’s Runaway Procurer: Conchita Sarnoff
ICE Forced to Release 600 Sex Offenders in One Year: Edmund Kozak

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Rollback of EPA rules already benefiting one gas company: Seattle Times
Trump's 2018 budget would slash EPA spending by 30 percent: report: Max Greenwood

Media

CNN Host To Bob Schieffer: You’re ‘Normalizing’ Trump by Praising Saudi Speech: LI
How the Associated Press Cooperated with the Nazis: Maayan Meir
‘He did it to himself’: Anthony Weiner faces prison, exile: Post

Net Neutrality Supporters Want to ‘Ban Drudge’: Elizabeth Harrington
CNN Fudges The Numbers To Cast Fox News In A Poor Light [VIDEO]: Hrand Tookman
SNL Cast Members ‘Sobbed’ Over Trump Victory, Had No Idea What to Write: David Rutz

World

Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia reassures foreign policy critics: David M. Drucker
Why Trump May Escalate in Yemen: AmInt
Trump Ends First Foreign Speech: ‘God Bless The USA’: DC

Tillerson: Foreign Leaders Don’t Care About D.C. #FakeNews Drama: Kathryn Blackhurst
Tillerson: 'The wall is part of Jerusalem': Rebecca Savransky
Sweden races to totalitarianism (and they are winning): Vlad Tepes

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

First legal manual for space warfare drafted: Daily Mail
WikiLeaks Reveals 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targeting All Versions of Windows: Mohit Kumar
Which Side Of The Road Do You Drive On?: Niall McCarthy

Cornucopia

The Nation Thinks They Find a Way To Impeach Trump, And It's Not Russia: RWN
John Oliver Dashes Trump Impeachment Hopes: Marlow Stern
The Apology Tour 2017: MOTUS

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

GOOD NEWS: Arctic Doom Pushed Off Till 2040

By William Teach

Isn’t it funny how the Doomy Goal Posts Of Doom are constantly moved? Now we have the World Economic Forum, a hotbed of Warmists and extreme Socialists who love to redistribute Other People’s money making a prognostication:

The Arctic is now expected to be ice-free by 2040

10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories That Became Conspiracy Facts

By Jake Anderson

Generally speaking, conspiracy theories form where there is a vacuum of verifiable facts associated with a controversial, usually tragic event. The concept has evolved over the years and is a part of our popular culture. There are legions of conspiracy theorists and “truthers” who have devoted their lives to certain theories, and there are legions of skeptics who have devoted their lives to debunking those theories. All the while, conspiracy theories of every stripe and variety festoon the footnotes of history. Even the origin of the phrase itself is subject to conspiracy theory, as some researchers have argued that the CIA invented and promulgated the term in order to marginalize fringe thinkers and neutralize investigations.

Larwyn's Linx: Comey, Mueller bungled big anthrax case together

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Comey, Mueller bungled big anthrax case together: Carl M. Cannon
Nancy Pelosi wants an ethics rule waiver for Robert Mueller: Joel Gehrke
How the Clintons Sold Out U.S. National Interests to the Putin Regime : Deroy Murdock

I am fed up!: James Simpson
Gallup: ‘Democratic Party Image Dips, GOP Ratings Stable’: Susan Jones
Spicer, Bannon Critics Okay with Anti-Semitic Sharpton and Ellison: Daniel John Sobieski

Trump Attempts To Galvanize Muslims To Fight Extremist Islam: RWN
Samantha Power gets brutal lesson after criticizing Trump’s Saudi arms deal: Blaze
Why Does America Need Aircraft Carriers? Ask Hitler and Mussolini: Michael Peck

This Week in Quotes: John Hawkins
De Blasio: It’s ‘Distressing’ ICE Is Arresting ‘Law-Abiding’ Illegal Immigrants: WZ
Six-year-old executed by 3 teens after they stole mom’s car and discovered him in it: BPR

Economy

Unsayable Truths About a Failing High School: Kay S. Hymowitz
A Tale of Two Modern-Day Liberals: David Robertson
Robots could wipe out another 6 million retail jobs: Chris Isidore

Scandal Central

Someone Just Edited Seth Rich’s Reddit Posts: Caitlin Johnston
Soros/Media Matters Manifesto to Destroy the Right Is Alarmingly Successful: Sara Noble
A Long, Hard Look at Weiner’s Sentence: BattleSwarm

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Bill Nye The Genocide Guy: Daniel John Sobieski

Media

The press forfeited its power: Don Surber
Louise Mensch Says ‘Marshal of the Supreme Court’ Told Trump About Impeachment: Mediaite
The News Is Propaganda: PolitcallyShort (2015)

World

During Obama's first term, China 'crippled CIA operations, killed informants': New York Times: DW
Trump and Israel: Enemies of the System: Caroline Glick
Merkel: UK Will 'Pay A Price' If It Curbs Immigration: DC

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

These are the arguments against net neutrality — and why they’re wrong: Devin Coldewey
Personal Camera Drones Don’t Need to Be Registered with the FAA Anymore: Michael Zhang
4 Ways the Average Person can Avoid Ransomware: NextGov

Cornucopia

Spreading ‘Lies of Omission’ Can Be a Good Thing: OathKeepers
STARSHIP TROOPERS Turns 20: VDARE
The Irregular Summer Sabbatical: MOTUS

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

The 5 Best Political Cartoons This Week

Steven Hayward at Power Line does an excellent job aggregating a whole swarm of political cartoons. My favorites?

5. #FakeNews

YOU WANT LEAKS? Let’s Give Them Leaks

The nonstop (and completely fraudulent) accusations leveled against the Donald Trump since his candidacy was announced have now reached a crescendo.

We're more than 100 days in to the new administration and we're still waiting for evidence that a single person in the Trump camp "colluded" with the Russians on a topic more serious than the best brand of vodka.

In fact, thanks to the liberal authors of the new bestseller Shattered, we now know that the Clinton camp invented the collusion tale to help explain their devastating loss. The media, despite the progressive provenance of the story,

The New York Times and The Washington Post continue to publish coordinated leaks by "unnamed sources" intended to wound the president. Their efforts have set the Beltway establishment all atwitter.

They sing a siren song of impeachment and criminal charges, twin aspirations as delusional as they are unachievable.

Larwyn's Linx: A Coup Attempt, Not a Constitutional Crisis

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A Coup Attempt, Not a Constitutional Crisis: Spengler
When Does All That Evidence of Collusion Arrive?: Jim Geraghty
Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands By His Memo: TruNews

Democrats Desperately Searching For Evidence That Doesn’t Seem To Exist: RWN
No Way to Lieberman as FBI Chief: CHQ
Fire Chief Dismissed After Applying For Ground Zero Health Benefits: Stan Wicks

Thanks to deregulation, Trump is starting to drain the swamp: Adam Brandon
Trump: border wall will stop drug cartels that have ‘taken over towns and cities’: Times
Healthcare reform: Mission possible: Paul Howard

We Are Watching A Slow-Motion Coup D’etat: James Downton
Witch-Hunting for Trump: Ben Stein
George Soros Still Quietly Buying District Attorneys’ Seats, One at a Time: Instapundit

Audio Analysis: Erdogan Goons Were Told To ‘Attack’ Protesters: Chuck Ross
Authoritarian Moonbattery in Action: Cuomo’s Closing of Indian Point: RWN
Biden Reportedly Slams Clinton: ‘I Never Thought She Was The Correct Candidate’: Ed Mazza

Economy

Illinois loses 7,200 jobs in April, workforce shrinks by 17,800: Michael Lucci
Foreign-born workers now account for 17 percent of U.S. labor force: DallasNews
N&O: Deporting Illegal Aliens Could Affect The Economy Or Something: RWN

Scandal Central

Our Insanely Corrupt Congress: Mark Hemingway
Illegal Immigrant Drunk Driver Faces Deportation for 7th Time: Breitbart
Top House Democrat Back In The Headlines With New Campaign Finance Outrage: ARP

Media

Harvard study puts anti-Trump media bias in bold relief: WorldTrib
Former DNC Stooge Andrew Therriault Mocks Seth Rich Murder on Twitter: Ethan Ralph
Weiner's Bad Day: Huma Files For Divorce After Disgraced Dem Pleads Guilty To Sexting A Minor: ZH

Lawsplainer: The Remarkable Anthony Weiner Guilty Plea: Ken White
The Ziegfeld of Political Theater, Roger Ailes, 1940-2017: Andrew Ferguson
When Judges Legislate and Legislators Judge: Mark Steyn

World

Trump-ordered tactics have left ISIS 'no escape,' Jim Mattis says: Jamie McIntyre
The Pope’s Marxist Head of the Jesuits: George Neumayr
Venezuela rises up: Forty-four days and nights of relentless protest: David Papadopoulos

Russian money is a bipartisan problem: Michael Rubin
Russian Embassy tweets meme connecting Hillary Clinton to Seth Rich’s murder: John Sexton
S. 1060 PLO Accountability Act of 2017: U.S. Senate

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Russia’s ‘Killer Satellites’ Re-Awaken: David Axe
Artificial intelligence is getting more powerful, and it's about to be everywhere: Timothy B. Lee
DevOps Has Reached “Escape Velocity”: Robert Stroud, Forrester

Cornucopia

Bitchy and Scratchy: MOTUS
The PicoBrew Pico: Getting closer to a counter-top beer-making machine: Megan Geuss
What I Saw at the Coup: Matt Bracken (2012 - WRSA)

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QOTD: "Here’s what Trump is alleged to have done here vis-a-vis the Comey memo. Comey memo says that Trump asked him to let it go. Let the Flynn investigation go. I can hope you see your way to let this go. He didn’t do anything. The guy… I love the guy, honest guy. Comey said, “Yeah, I can tell you honest guy, good guy.” And what Trump is alleged to have done is actually no different than what Barack Obama did in April last year when he made it known that he didn’t want Hillary prosecuted.

In fact, the Obama situation is actually worse. While Trump indicated he didn’t want Flynn charged, he did not order the case dropped, because it’s still going on. Trump indicated that he wanted Flynn not to be charged, but he did not order the case to be dropped. And the case continues. Grand juries have been impaneled now. In contrast, the FBI and the Department of Justice dropped the Hillary investigation just as Obama wanted them to, and they used exactly the rationales Obama used when he made his public statements.

Well, Obama, was saying there was no intent to harm the U.S., the degree of classified emails that Mrs. Clinton was trafficking in is very exaggerated. Obama went public with all this! He went public with his own exoneration and thought that the investigation should be brought to a screeching halt. And it was! Comey got together and they stopped the investigation, and that allowed them and Hillary — for the rest of the campaign — to say she had been cleared. That’s why they got so mad at Comey when he did the July 5th press conference, because back in April, Obama thought he’d taken care of this." --Rush Limbaugh

Friday, May 19, 2017

RUH ROH: Trey Gowdy Hints At a Much Bigger Scandal Involving the Clintons and Obama’s DOJ

By Rusty Weiss

We’ve all seen reports on the famous tarmac meeting between former attorney general Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton. It was a meeting between an AG charged with finding the truth on the Hillary Clinton email scandal, and a man married to the main suspect in that scandal.

Shortly after that meeting, Barack Obama’s Department of Justice opted not to pursue charges against Clinton, setting off a stench of collusion between the two parties.

Congressman Trey Gowdy recently claimed it may have been worse.

SCANDAL-FREE: Massive Medicare Fraud Tied to Top Obama Appointee

By Richard Pollock

Federal prosecutors slapped a multi-billion dollar Medicare fraud charge against United Health Group (UHG) and a key subsidiary President Barack Obama’s former top insurance official once headed, according to an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

It was the third time health fraud charges have been filed against United and its two major subsidiaries, Optum and OptumInsight.

Larwyn's Linx: This Is A Coup Against Our Right To Govern Ourselves

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This Is A Coup Against Our Right To Govern Ourselves: Kurt Schlichter
Time for Grandpa Crawford's Lesson: Enough!
Special Counsel Mueller Conspired With Radical Islamic Groups During FBI Tenure: GWP

Mark Levin recites the tough questions he’d grill Comey with if he could: Scoop
Comey 'Friend' Benjamin Wittes Outs Himself As Source of NYT Memo Story: Treehouse
Report: Trump’s Deputy NatSec Advisor Leaked to The New York Times: Cristina Laila

Levin gets down to the real crisis exposed by the media's leaks: Chris Pandolfo
Will a new FBI director re-open the Clinton email investigation?: David E. Weisberg
Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 120 Percent: Breitbart

Bummer: Maxine Waters Forced To Again Admit There’s No Evidence: RWN
DNC funds 'Resistance Summer' in the hopes of harnessing Trump opposition: Fox
Do-Gooder Students Assist Invaders as They Pour Across Border: Dave Blount

Economy

The housing bubble must go on: 5,497,000 properties are still underwater.: DHB
Trump KOs State-Run Retirement Accounts for Private Sector Workers: Bill McMorris

Scandal Central

12 Ways The Southern Poverty Law Center Is A Scam To Profit From Hate-Mongering: Federalist
American Islam's Most Extreme Conference: Samuel Westrop
Obama’s Justice Department Refused To Hire Veterans For Jobs: WZ

Climate, Energy & Regulations

U.N.'s Global Warming Fraudsters Are More Interested In Climate Cash Than Climate Change: IBD
Obama's regulatory tailspin has been repealed: Paul Ryan
Surprise: Warmists Want More Redistributed Money For Their Climate Scam: Cove

Media

Levin gets down to the real crisis exposed by the media's leaks: Chris Pandolfo
Media Reach Peak Meltdown Over Comey Memo, Russian Disclosure: Jim Stinson
Banker: "10 Million Will March On Washington If They Impeach Trump. They Will Be Armed": ZH

World

Venezuela: Where’s Francis?: Fausta
What's Different About North Korea's Latest Missile Launch (And Why We Should Worry): Bruce Klingner
France: The Ideology of Islamic Victimization: Yves Mamou

Erdogan May Have Directed Attack Against D.C. Protesters And Watched It Unfold: WZ
What Happened to Trump’s Undying Support of Israel?: Brent Smith
Human Rights Watch Offers Brutal Assessment On Obama Deportation Record: RWN

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

If we're living in a simulation, this UK startup probably built it: Oliver Franklin-Wallis
I.G.'s Report Shows Section 702 Isn't The Only Thing Being Abused By The NSA: Tim Cushing
New NIST guidelines banish periodic password changes: Bob Covello

Cornucopia

“That Would Be a Big F***ing Deal”: MOTUS
Photo goes viral of panhandle man consoling cow after losing calf: Newschannel 10
Guy Ritchie Films, Ranked: Sonny Bunch

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QOTD:

Thursday, May 18, 2017

COMEY UNDER OATH: I Have Never Been Pressured to Close an Investigation

By Tyler Durden

Next week's James Comey hearing is certainly setting up as a 'grab yr popcorn' moment with Democrats lining up for their 5 minutes of fame to ask the question that 'proves' Trump deserves impeachment. However, it appears there is no need for the hearing as Mr. Comey already confirmed - under oath - that "he has not been pressured to close an investigation for political purposes."

DEMOCRACKPOTS: Impeachment Propaganda Started Before Trump was Even Nominated

By William Teach

Really, the Democrats plans regarding Trump are going the way they wanted from a year ago. Certainly, Trump is helping them with their talking points by being a loose cannon and not staying on message, but, this was the Democrats playbook from the get-go.

BUT SINGLE-PAYER WILL WORK OUT GREAT: VA employee convicted of third DUI returns to work

By Jonah Bennett

An employee at the Memphis, Tenn. Veteran’s Affairs (VA) medical center who was convicted of driving under the influence three times has returned to work as of Monday.

Brittney Lowe, a senior interior designer at the Memphis VA was convicted in 2009, 2013 and most recently in 2017 of driving under the influence and is now back working at the medical center, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

Her most recent conviction took place on March 9, 2017, after which point she served a 60-day sentence.

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Nation

Bush AG On Comey’s Prior Scandals: ‘Jim’s Loyalty Was... To Chuck Schumer’: Sean Davis
Under the Obama Precedent, No Trump Obstruction of Justice : Andrew C. McCarthy
The media hypocrisy over Trump’s intelligence leak: Marc A. Thiessen

Ex-FBI Head Mueller Named Special Counsel for Russia Probe: Charles Fain Lehman
Our Constitutional Crisis Has Nothing to Do with James Comey: William Sullivan
Worried about fallout, Dems poised to poll-test impeachment: Alex Roarty

A Desperation Play is the Democrats’ Strategy Against the Trump Mandate: Conrad Black
Massive LA Raids Take Down MS-13 Gang Members, Murderers: Jack Heretik
Trump to Grads: Never, Never Give Up: TruNews

Cruz and Paul: Don’t let this Senate employee destroy health care: Daniel Horowitz
Three Times Barack Obama Attempted to Obstruct Justice: Keith Koffler
Sheriff David Clarke says he's accepted DHS job: RWN

Economy

Oops, There Goes A Feminist Talking Point: Coyote Blog
Who Has Absolute Health-Care Moral Authority? : Michelle Malkin
Social-Justice Math Class: ‘Math Has Been Used as a Dehumanizing Tool’ : Katherine Timpf

Scandal Central

Let’s Connect the Dots: Robert Gore
All This Impeachment Talk Is Pure Trump Derangement Syndrome: Nick Gillespie
Racial Segregation Promoted at American University: MB

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Sen. Rand Paul's REINS Act Clears Senate Hurdle: Jon Meadows

Media

Dershowitz: Come on, no one’s going to indict Trump for obstruction: Ed Morrissey
CNN’s Unhealthy Obsession With Trump: Kemberlee Kaye
Gorka: It's no longer fake news, it's now dishonest news: Fox

Editor Destroyed for Advocating Writing About People From Other Cultures: Dave Blount
Levin: The Trump Administration Is Within Steps Of Being ‘Destroyed’: Daily Rushbo
Hannity: The swamp wants to stop Trump and stay in power: Fox

World

Erdogan’s Goons Bring Turkish Violence to American Soil: AmInt
Mark Levin: Trump has betrayed Israel: Ed Straker
Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants: Gatestone

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

The Fundamental Flaw in TCP/IP: Connecting Everything: Jeff Hussey
Cryptocurrency-mining malware has been using WannaCry's NSA exploit for weeks: David Bisson
From Virtual Nurses To Drug Discovery: 106 Artificial Intelligence Startups In Healthcare: CB Insights

Cornucopia

A Leak a Day Keeps the Plumbers at Bay: MOTUS
Curtains for Comey: R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
Pentagon Awards Contract To United Airlines To Forcibly Remove Assad: Paul Sharpe

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QOTD: "Had President Donald Trump’s mistake remained a secret known only to our national security establishment (and of course the Russians ), the Islamic State group would probably never have learned of it. (Russia and the Islamic State are not exactly on speaking terms.) The Islamic State group learned about it only because current and former U.S. intelligence agents leaked it to the media, which published it...

...There can be little doubt, therefore, that the leak and publication of the Trump disclosures to the Russians may have caused more damage to our national security than the Trump disclosures alone had they remained secret. This reality raises fundamental questions about the costs and benefits of leaking and publishing leaks." --Alan Dershowitz

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

REMEMBERING EXTORTION 17: When the Media Ignored the Obama Leaks That Doomed SEAL Team Six

By Daniel John Sobieski

In reacting to accusations that President Trump leaked classified information to the Russians in a White House meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lazrov, former defense secretary Leon Panetta suggested Trump needed some adults around him to reign him in. As Yahoo News reported:

MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE REAL WORLD: Immigration Arrests Jump Nearly 40 Percent Under Trump

By Will Racke

Immigration arrests climbed yet again in April as federal agents continued to track down both criminal and non-criminal aliens in far greater numbers over the first 100 days of the Trump administration than they did under former President Obama a year ago.

ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers administratively arrested 41,318 illegal aliens on civil immigration charges between Jan. 22 and April 29, according to agency data released Wednesday. That was a 38 percent jump over the 30,028 arrests made in the same time period in 2016, the final year of the Obama administration.