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Saturday, September 22, 2018


'Feinstein refused to read my deposition to independent counsel'

(Washington Times) Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, has championed Brett Kavanaugh’s #MeToo accuser, but Juanita Broaddrick says the senator never showed any interest in her 1999 rape allegation against President Bill Clinton.

Ms. Feinstein was elected in 1992, making her one of the few remaining senators who served during independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s investigation into Mr. Clinton’s affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

“It’s absurd,” Ms. Broaddrick said Wednesday on Fox News. “Not one Democrat would look at my deposition with the independent counsel. Oh my gosh, they did not want to know about it.”


Ireland Plans To Offer Abortions For Free, As Ban Is Officially Repealed

Ireland officially revoked its ban on abortion this week – and its health minister says that under a new law, women won't have to pay for abortion services in the country. The goal is to ensure access and make sure women aren't forced to travel for the procedure, Health Minister Simon Harris says.

Irish President Michael D. Higgins signed the abortion referendum bill into law on Tuesday, striking the Eighth Amendment from the books.

It was "an extraordinarily historic day," Harris said of the repeal, which follows up ona public referendum in May, when an overwhelming majority of voters said more women in Ireland should have access to clinics that perform abortions.

"Yes, it is my intention that the services will be free," Harris said in response to a reporter's question about how Ireland will handle medical expenses for abortions.


Under Armour Is Cutting 400 Jobs as It Restructures

Under Armour cutting about 400 jobs globally as part of its ongoing restructuring effort, the company said Thursday.

The sportswear company said that it was reducing its workforce by about 3%, which a company spokeswoman said comes out to about 400 employees. Under Armourexpects the workforce reduction to be finished by the end of March.
A little over a year ago, Under Armour announced that it was cutting its workforce by about 2%.

Under Armour now expects its pretax restructuring charges for the year to be between about $200 million and $220 million, with the workforce reductions resulting in about $10 million in severance charges. The company had expected charges for the year to be between $190 million and $210 million.


Bayer's Monsanto asks US Court to Toss Roundup verdict

FBN's Ashley Webster on Bayer shares' falling on news a California jury ordering the company's newly acquired Monsanto unit to pay $289 million for not warning of cancer risks from the company's weed-killer Roundup.

Bayer unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer.

The company said the jury's decision was insufficiently supported by the evidence presented at trial by school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, as reported by Reuters.

Johnson's case was fast-tracked for trial due to the severity of his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system.


Michigan Official: Ban Bullet sales by anyone but Police

A commissioner in Wayne County, Michigan, is pushing a bill that would outlaw ammunition purchases from anyone other than police.

The commissioner, Reggie Davis (D), also wants to tax the bullets that police would sell.

Fox 2 quoted Davis saying, “I’m tired of turning on the news every day and watching you report stories over and over again, killing each other. It’s got to stop somewhere.”

His solution is to require gun owners to buy their bullets from police and to pass a “mental health check” before being allowed to complete the purchase. Moreover, he wants to tax the bullets for funds to fight gun violence via education.


Liberal Students admit Trump is helping Economy

Last week, President Obama stirred controversy after giving a speech where he told attendees that credit for the historically strong U.S. economy should go to him, and not President Trump.

After accusing Trump of being a “threat to our democracy,” Obama went on to say “When you hear how great the economy’s doing right now, let’s just remember when this recovery started,” alluding to his own role in the economic upturn.

President Trump responded quickly, telling supporters “He was trying to take credit for this incredible thing that’s happening. It wasn’t him.”

So who deserves credit for how well the economy is performing?

Campus Reform headed to Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan to ask students for their opinions.

“He’s been out long enough now, [the economy] is not on him anymore, it’s more on Donald Trump. I guess he’s a little bit in the wrong,” said one student when asked about former President Obama’s comments.

“I would, unfortunately, side with Trump on this one. I think he has done a lot for the economy that Obama didn’t do such a good job on so I’ll side with Trump on that one,” added another.

Other students added “I feel like once a President’s done they hand it off,” and “in terms of [economic] confidence and changing people’s attitudes, I would say that’s mostly Trump.”


The Committee To Destroy The World: The Federal Reserve

The general belief among average citizens is that the purpose of central banks is to help the economy by fighting inflation and mitigating financial crisis. It’s a fairy tale that politicians like to encourage. If there were any truth to it, however, where was the Federal Reserve during the crisis of 2007? Rather than helping, it was widening the crisis with its easy money policies.

While central banks are not a government entity, their primary purpose is to create money for the benefit of the government.By mindlessly printing fiat currency, central banks create a shaky illusion of financial stability. In reality, each central bank is a monopoly that controls the production of distribution of currency and interest rates. Most importantly, it also controls gold reserves. While paper currency allegedly has the backing of the government, it is the central bank that controls the value of the currency at any specific time.


Keith Ellison domestic violence accuser posts 2017 medical document identifying Democrat as abuser

The woman who accused U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., of domestic abuse released on Wednesday what appeared to be a medical document from 2017 detailing the abuse allegedly caused by the congressman.

Karen Monahan, an ex-girlfriend of Ellison, published the document on social media just days after saying the Democratic Party “smeared” her and threatened to isolate her over her allegations against the deputy of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

A doctor wrote in the medical document that Monahan “states that she was in a very stressful environment for years, emotional and physical abuse by a partner with whom she is now separated.


Breaking News: The Trump administration is aiming to sharply restrict new green cards for those who legally use public benefits. The move could affect millions.

Immigrants who legally use public benefits like food assistance and Section 8 housing vouchers could be denied green cards under new rules.

The proposal, aimed at keeping out people the administration deems a drain on the economy, could affect millions of poor immigrants.

When You've Lost the San Francisco Chronicle...

The Leftmedia rag rebukes Dianne Feinstein for her despicable play on Kavanaugh.

As the media circus surrounding Brett Kavanaugh continues, remember two things: For the mainstream media, the 24/7 churn is all about advertising dollars. For Democrats, this fight is all about duping women voters, regardless of the dubious merits of the allegationsagainst Kavanaugh.

That said, we turn to the editorial board of a Leftmedia bastion — the San Francisco Chronicle — for a rebuke of California Democrat Dianne Feinstein’s despicably dirty play of a #MeToo dog whistle:

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s treatment of a more than 3-decade-old sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was unfair all around. It was unfair to Kavanaugh, unfair to his accuser and unfair to Feinstein’s colleagues — Democrats and Republicans alike — on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Feinstein, a California Democrat, took the worst possible course by waiting until almost a week after Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing was completed to ominously announce that she had turned over “information from an individual” about Kavanaugh to the FBI, and adding that she would be honoring the woman’s “strongly requested” confidentiality.

Feinstein has been around Washington long enough to know that her opaque statement guaranteed that the contents of the letter, sent by a Stanford law professor on behalf of the accuser, would be pursued and publicized in short order. And they were. …

In concealing the accusation she had received in July, according to reports, Feinstein did a disservice to her Judiciary Committee colleagues, who might have wanted to determine if corroborating accounts were available, or at least question Kavanaugh about the accusation in a closed session.

Instead, Feinstein’s colleagues were left in the dark.


Dem Rep Garamendi: 'Women Across This Nation Should Be Outraged at What These White Men Senators Are Doing to This Woman'

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) said women should “be outraged at what these white men senators are doing to this woman,” referring to Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford by insisting that she testify by Monday.

Garamendi said, “Women for decades have faced this situation. They have always when they come forward with an accusation of assault or rape. They become the victim in the hearing. And we have to put a stop to that. Women across this nation should be outraged at what these white men senators are doing to this woman. This woman needs a fair hearing, as every woman does who brings forth a charge such as Professor Ford is bringing forth.”


Third Veritas Video Reveals Socialist GAO Employee Admitting "I Break Rules Every Day"

Update: Project Veritas reports: "we just received breaking news from the GAO that Subramanian “has been removed from any ongoing GAO work and cut off from access to GAO equipment.""


The third installment of Project Veritas' undercover series on socialists within government features an auditor for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) admitting to breaking rules "every day" in order to conduct business for the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).

The first two undercover videos in the series revealed a DSA member within the State Department who is "engaged in radical socialist political activity on the taxpayer's dime," and a DOJ employee pursuing the same goals - who said there is "a lot of talk about how we can, like, resist from the inside."

The DOJ is investigating.

Thursday's video features Natarajan Subramanian - a GAO accountant and self-proclaimed Communist who admits to actively working for the DSA.

“No one knows I spent six hours yesterday doing social media for DSA.” -Natarajan Subramanian

He adds: "Do I care more about having this job, or do I care more about the [DSA] movement, and I was like… obviously the movement."


Immigration to U.S. from Third World, Islamic Nations Skyrockets Since 2010

Census Bureau data reveals that America has greatly increased immigration from the third world and Islamic regions within the last seven years

Legal immigration from the third world and Islamic nations has skyrocketed the most since 2010, a new analysis finds.

Census Bureau data analyzed by researchers at the Center for Immigration Studies reveals that America has greatly increased immigration from the third world and Islamic regions within the last seven years.

Since 2010, foreign countries with the largest percentage increases based on the number of legal immigrants they are sending to the U.S. include:


"Serious Public Health Crisis" Developing As Lagoons Of Pig Waste Overflow After Florence

As the flooding from Hurricane Florence dissipates, North Carolina residents could face significant public-health and environmental crisis after at least 17 animal waste pits, coal ash facilities, and human sewage plants across the state released millions of gallons of toxic liquid into nearby communities.

On an aerial tour Monday of pig country, housing the nation's largest hog producing counties, many anaerobic lagoons or manure lagoons, a human-made outdoor earthen basin filled with animal waste, survived the devastating hurricane, but some were badly damaged with breaches flowing into local water systems, said Bloomberg.

“We don’t think it’s a good idea for people to be swimming around in poop,” said John Rumpler, clean water program director for Environment America, a Colorado-based advocacy group. “It’s a pretty serious public-health risk that people should be concerned about.”

Five days after Hurricane Florence made landfall, much of North Carolina's low-lying eastern region remains flooded and effectively shut down.


Grassley Asks Feinstein Again For Unredacted Accuser’s Letter

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley again asked Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein to share the unredacted letter Christine Blasey Ford gave to California Democratic lawmakers that contains her allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Senate Judiciary Republicans are preparing for testimony from Kavanaugh and attempting to persuade Ford to give her testimony on Monday. Ford’s attorney Debra Katz initially claimed Ford was willing to testify, but now says her client wants a law enforcement investigation into the matter before she testifies. The bureau has declined to do so.

Ford accused Kavanaugh of an attempted sexual assault more than 35 years ago at a Montgomery County residence she is unable to identify. Kavanaugh has denied this allegation ever took place and is ready to testify in his defense next week.

Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley sent a letter Wednesday to the Committee’s Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein asking for a copy.


Louisiana Attorney General Encourages Jeff Sessions to Break Up Google, Facebook

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry will reportedly encourage Attorney General Jeff Sessions to break up Big Tech companies like Google and Facebook during a meeting next week.

“My opinion is you are not going to fix this legislatively,” declared Landry during a radio interview with News Radio 710 KEEL, in Shreveport. “You are going to have fix this like we always fix monopolies in this country. You are going to have to take an antitrust suit.”

“I think it’s an antitrust issue,” he continued. “I think the companies are too big and they need to be broken up.”


Evacuation Entitlements if the Military Tells You to Go

When and what the military will pay if it tells your base or command to evacuate?

With hurricane season in full swing, it's a perfect time to talk about when and how the military may pay travel expenses if you are instructed to evacuate.

Many folks have questions about when and how the military might reimburse for evacuations. I've pulled together information from the Joint Travel Regulations (it has a whole chapter on evacuations), the Defense Travel website, various service instructions, plus interviewed a few folks who have been ordered to evacuate for past situations. I learned a lot -- hopefully you will, too!

Note: This article speaks specifically to evacuations from locations within the continental United States (CONUS) for limited-duration events like a storm.

First things first: The military will not pay for any expenses unless the evacuation is ordered by the appropriate military authorities. If you choose to leave without a military order, you will not be reimbursed for any expenses incurred until such an order is given.


NFL and tolerance of free speech?

NFL "Refresher"  NFL History...history not often reported or leaked to the ticket holders.

* In 2012 the NFL had an issue with Tim Tebow kneeling before each game to pray,
they also had an issue with Tebow wearing John 3:16 as part of his eye-black to avoid
glare, and made him take it off.

* In 2013 the NFL fined Brandon Marshall for wearing green cleats to raise awareness
for people with mental health disorders.

* In 2014 Robert Griffin III (RG3) entered a post-game press conference wearing a shirt
that said "Know Jesus Know Peace" but was forced to turn it inside out by an NFL uniform
inspector before speaking at the podium.

* In 2015 DeAngelo Williams was fined for wearing "Find the Cure" eye black for breast
cancer awareness.

* In 2015 William Gay was fined for wearing purple cleats to raise awareness for domestic
violence. (Not that the NFL has a domestic violence problem...).

*In 2016 the NFL prevented the Dallas Cowboys from wearing a decal on their helmet in honor
of 5 Dallas Police officers killed in the line of duty.

* 2016 the NFL threatened to fine players who wanted to wear cleats to commemorate the
15th anniversary of 9/11.

So tell me again how the NFL supports free speech and expression. It seems quite clear
based on these facts that the NFL has taken a position against any action by NFL players
demonstrating RESPECT for any issue: For God, social causes such as mental health,
cancer, domestic violence, for cops killed arbitrarily for being cops, or for the Memory of 9/11...

BUT they will allow demonstrations of DISRESPECT for our National Flag, our National
Anthem, for America , and for the American People, if it will help mollify a particular Group
and its supporters. That is who and what the NFL now has shown itself to be.

Obama 2012 Campaign Manager: Embracing Socialist Label Is 'Harmful to Democrats'

Jim Messina, President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign manager, said on Wednesday that it is "harmful" to the party when Democrats embrace the socialist label.

"I think it's really bad politics and harmful to Democrats," Messina said. "Democrats need to focus on bread and basket issues to make the economy better, not labeling ourselves socialists or communists or anything else. We've got to stay focused on what makes people's lives better, and this is a side show."

Axios reporter Alexi McCammond said Republicans weaponize the move by some Democrats to embrace the socialist movement.

"I think they are, though. The Democratic leaders here in Washington are pushing for the people, which is a pretty run-of-the-mill, you know, kitchen table issues thing," McCammond said. "I think we are seeing how Republicans are weaponizing this democratic socialist movement, to your point. That is something Democrats will be worried about."


More Yale Freshmen Identify As LGBTQ Than Conservative, Survey Finds

Queer freshmen greatly outnumber conservatives at the university, according to a survey

A Yale Daily News survey of freshmen students at that university found that more students of the class of 2022 identify on the LGBTQ spectrum than as conservative, and that queer freshmen even outnumber other sizable demographics in the class, such as Protestants and Catholics.

The paper’s survey, the results of which are composed of 864 respondents, or just over one-half of the freshman class, found that only nine percent of respondents identified as “somewhat conservative,” with one percent identifying as “very conservative.” LGBTQ respondents, on the other hand, greatly outnumberd conservatives in total: According to the survey, “nearly 5 percent [of respondents] identify as gay and just over 9 percent as bisexual or transsexual. Three percent opted not to answer, and the remaining 8 percent identified as asexual, ace spectrum or questioning their sexual orientation.”

This combined demographic outnumbers even Protestants and Catholics, whom the survey identified as 16 percent and 15 percent of the incoming class, respectively.

A 2018 Gallup poll estimated that 4.5 percent of all Americans identified as LGBTQ.

Liberal students in the class of 2022 also greatly outnumber conservatives on campus, according to The Daily News‘s findings.


Andrew Gillum Heavily Bankrolled by ‘Black Political Power’ Group Complaining Too Many ‘White Men’ Hold Office

NEW YORK — One of the primary donors central to funding Andrew Gillum’s recent meteoric rise is The Collective, a little-known but increasingly influential political organization seeking to build a “black political power” movement while complaining that there are too many “white men” holding public office.

The organization runs a “Black Campaign School” where The Collective’s co-founder says they train people on how to build a political movement in America’s “heightened, almost racist environment.” He charged that this environment has spiraled into “white supremacy” under the tenure of President Trump.

The Collective PAC, based in Washington, D.C., reportedly spent nearly $2 million to aid Gillum, Tallahassee’s mayor, in his successful primary fight for Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial nomination. The money reportedly went to fund television and radio ads and get-out-the-vote drives, playing a key role in helping Gillum defeat his contenders, some of whom were better-funded and had more statewide name recognition.


Rosenstein reportedly discussed wearing 'wire,' invoking 25th Amendment against Trump

The Trump administration was rocked Friday afternoon by a bombshell report saying Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last year suggested secretly recording President Trump to expose chaos in the White House and enlisting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.

Rosenstein adamantly denied the accusations.

“The New York Times’s story is inaccurate and factually incorrect,” he said in a statement to Fox News. “I will not further comment on a story based on anonymous sources who are obviously biased against the department and are advancing their own personal agenda. But let me clear about this: Based on my personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment.”

In another statement, he said emphatically, “I never pursued or authorized recording the president, and any suggestion that I
have ever advocated for the removal of the president is absolutely false."

But the Times report is sure to roil a White House already suspicious of some elements within the DOJ and FBI, as Trump complains regularly about the Russia probe he calls a "witch hunt." Rosenstein oversees that probe.


Pelosi: Dems Will Win House Because Some Republicans Aren’t ‘Going to Fight Us’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) revealed on Monday evening that she thinks Democrats will take back the House this year in part because there are some establishment Republicans who are not interested in fighting Democrats to keep control of Congress.

When Christiane Amanpour asked Pelosi in an interview that aired on PBS about whether Democrats can take back the House of Representatives, Pelosi said that Democrats “would win overwhelmingly” if the election were held today.

“But I do think that there are Republicans out there who… I’m not saying they support us, but I’m saying they’re not going to fight us,” Pelosi added after predicting that “so many excellent women candidates across the country” are leading the way for Democrats.


Democrats accused of trying to bury Ellison abuse allegations with sluggish probe

Democrats taking to the airwaves to denounce Judge Brett Kavanaugh have been considerably less focused on their own abuse investigation into Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison.

The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party said a month ago it would investigate after a former girlfriend accused Mr. Ellison of emotional and physical abuse, but since then the party has said nothing as the probe fades largely from view.

That’s undoubtedly by design, said Larry Jacobs, professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, who characterized the investigation as an exercise in damage control aimed at providing the party with political cover if more allegations erupt.

“I think of this not as an investigation to uncover facts and make a public release that would hurt the Democratic Party before the election,” Mr. Jacobs said. “That’s not what this is. This is closer to political insurance in case there are revelations that become a kind of October surprise for Ellison and then hurt the entire DFL ticket.”

Karen Monahan, the Sierra Club organizer who levied the abuse allegations Aug. 12, weighed in Friday by accusing state Democrats, including DFL chairman Ken Martin, of working behind the scenes to squelch support for her.


President Trump Supporters Line Rt. 50 In Ocean City Maryland Today

If you were heading into Ocean City today for Sunfest, you couldn't miss this large group of people supporting President Trump. The horns were honking like crazy in support of this group and President. Worcester County has the greatest group of Republicans I've ever seen. Cool stuff and great job!

Mac Donald: Students Taught ‘Absurd Ideas,’ Bombarded with ‘White Privilege, Toxic Masculinity’

Heather Mac Donald — the New York Times bestselling author, Manhattan Institute fellow, and City Journal contributing editor — joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday to discuss American academia and society at large’s “diversity delusion.”

The concept lends its name to Mac Donald’s new book, The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture.

“From the moment a student steps on campus, he’s being bombarded with seminars in white privilege, toxic masculinity. Students are taught these absurd ideas that the enlightenment is somehow a source of oppression for minorities,” she told Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House.

House started the interview by listing current events showcasing the overriding focus on “racism” and “sexism” as a driving force in American society.

“It’s completely delusional, Amanda. And you can add to that the idea that one of Judge Kavanaugh’s former clerks was flashing a white supremacist hand signal during last week’s confirmation hearings,” Mac Donald explained, laying out her thesis. “This is all a product of academic identity politics. From the moment a student steps on a college campus today, he is inundated with the idea that America is profoundly racist and sexist.”

“It’s that lunatic idea that is fueling the campus free speech crisis, and it’s now jumped the boundaries and is pervading American society in general, leading to racial tensions, gender tensions, and a massive assault on meritocracy,” Mac Donald said of the idea that women and minority students are victims of “lethal bigotry.”


Four Characteristics of the Liberal Mind that Are Destroying Society

Conservatives often blame liberals for the breakdown in society today. After all, liberals challenged an order that existed and replaced it with a situation that is now unraveling.

This unraveling can be traced to the efforts of liberal activists to influence legislation and elections and to liberal control of the media that shape the debate.

The fragmented and polarized state of society is proof that something has gone terribly wrong.

However, it is not only the activism that has caused the social decay of institutions, manners and communities. It is a mindset that determines the course of their action. Understanding the characteristics of the liberal mind helps people grasp the nature of the crisis.

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"Leaking Like Mad": FBI-DOJ-MSM Collusion Went Far Deeper Than Previously Known

The FBI's coordination with the mainstream media surrounding the 2016 US election - a "media leak strategy" which was first first revealed Tuesday, goes far deeper than first reported, according to Fox News, which obtained "new communications between the former lovers."

A December 15, 2016 email appears to discuss a "political" leaking operation, in which others were "leaking like mad" amid the Trump-Russia probe.

“Oh, remind me to tell you tomorrow about the times doing a story about the rnc hacks,” Page texted Strzok.

“And more than they already did? I told you Quinn told me they pulling out all the stops on some story…” Strzok replied.

A source told Fox News “Quinn” could be referring to Richard Quinn, who served as the chief of the Media and Investigative Publicity Section in the Office of Public Affairs. Quinn could not be reached for comment.

Strzok again replied: “Think our sisters have begun leaking like mad. Scorned and worried, and political, they’re kicking into overdrive.”

In one passage, Strzok apparently misreads a reference to "rnc" as "mc," and then, realizing his error, blames "old man eyes."

It is unclear at this point to whom Strzok was referring when he used the term “sisters.” -Fox News


Scientific studies behind Michelle Obama school lunch program retracted

We all know that the nutrition industry has more than its share of fakes, charlatans, and snake oil salesmen. But it was thought that scientific studies published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) had the advantage of being peer-reviewed and critiqued by objective experts.

That may be so. But the scandal involving one of the most popular – and most published – nutrition researchers in the world should make us question everything we've been told about how to eat healthy.

JAMA announced that it is retracting (removing from publication) six studies on nutrition by Cornell University food scientist Brian Wansink. That brings the total number of studies by Wansink that have been pulled to 13. And there are 15 other studies by the good doctor that are under review.

Cornell announced that Wansink is resigning his post at the end of the term. But the damage he has done to the credibility of the nutrition industry – and the social sciences in general – is only beginning to be understood.

It isn't so much that Wansink's conclusions are wildly off base. It's that he fudged the stats to achieve the result he wanted.


Manafort Indictment Also Implicates Tony Podesta, The Clinton-Connected Superlobbyist

Two lobbying firms, including one owned by Democratic superlobbyist Tony Podesta, knowingly worked with Paul Manafort at the direction of the Ukrainian government, according to an indictment released Friday by the special counsel’s office.

The indictment, which was released ahead of an expected plea deal for Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, says that as a part of his “lobbying scheme,” Manafort solicited two lobbying firms in February 2012 to lobby on behalf of then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

“Various employees of Companies A and B understood that they were receiving direction from MANAFORT and President Yanukovych, not the Centre, which was not even operational when Companies A and B began lobbying for Ukraine,” reads the indictment. The Centre is a reference to the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine, a Brussels-based non-profit that the government says was used to support Yanukovych.

Company A has been identified as Mercury Public Affairs, a lobbying shop operated by former Minnesota Republican Rep. Vin Weber. Company B has been identified as Podesta Group, the firm that Tony Podesta founded with his brother, John, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign.


10 Years After The Crisis... They're Doing The Same Thing & Expecting Different Results

“Holy Crap– turn on your TV! This is crazy!”

It was Sunday, September 14, 2008. Exactly 10 years ago to the day.

My friend Jeff called me and told me to turn on the television - where I saw dozens of people on the streets of Manhattan filing out of a skyscraper carrying boxes full of their office junk.

They were all employees of Lehman Brothers, one of the largest investment banks in the world.

Lehman was hours away from filing bankruptcy in what would go down as THE biggest bankruptcy in US history.

The next day the US stock market tanked. And for most of the next several weeks, all global financial markets were a roller coaster of surreal panic and chaos.

I don’t know if you can remember the general mood back then. I can. It was fear.

People were terrified of what was happening in the economy. The real estate market had dried up. The stock market had crashed. Some of the most hallowed financial institutions in the world went bust in the blink of an eye.


David Stockman Exposes The "$20 Trillion Elephant In The Room"

That US stocks returned to record highs last month - picking up steam even as the world teetered on the bring of another debt crisis - has prompted even the most tenacious bears to recalibrate their forecasts, an effort, we think, to appease investors and clients who are luxuriating in the seemingly unstoppable gains of what is now the longest bull market in US history.

But while the wash of record returns (on paper, at least) has helped assuage the nagging doubts of many a "rational" investor, others are clinging ever-tighter to a pragmatic - if uncomfortable - realism. And one of the most strident voices among this group has been David Stockman, formerly the director of the OMB under Ronald Reagan and now the author of Stockman'sContra Corner.

In a recent interview with Sprott Media in Vancouver, Stockman reiterated that he remains a skeptic, particularly in an era where central banks (thanks to their $20-trillion-plus aggregate balance sheet) have destroyed price discovery and contributed to the blowing of a debt bubble that - when it finally pops - will make the aftermath of the financial crisis appear tame by comparison.


Eric Holder rips White House 'occupant' Trump, says MAGA slogan 'rooted in fear'

Former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. gave a scathing speech Saturday at the Human Rights Campaign dinner in Washington, calling President Trump an “occupant” of the White House whose administration is guilty of “rampant corruption,” “stunning incompetence” and “shameful intolerance.”

Mr. Holder, a Democrat who served under former President Barack Obama, said the Republican Party is “shamefully complicit” for not holding the Trump administration accountable for its purported misdeeds, joking that “perhaps they are just too busy figuring out how to make America great again,” referring to Mr. Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan.

“Every time I hear that phrase I wonder when exactly do they have in mind?” Mr. Holder said. “What time do they want to wind the clock back to? What century? What decade? What year? Certainly it was not when people were enslaved. Certainly, it was not when segregation was the law of the land. Certainly, it was not when women were disenfranchised. Certainly, it was not when the LGBT community was routinely stigmatized.

“This sort of thinking, this ‘Make America Great’ mindset is not only flawed, it’s rooted in fear,” he said. “And it favors an imagined past over a realistic future.”


Sen. Lindsey Graham Questions Validity Of Sexual Assault Allegations

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham questioned the Democrats’ motives in regards to the recent allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sean Hannity’s show Monday night.


Ocean City Plans First Storm Drain Cleaning Project In 30 Years

OCEAN CITY — Some of Ocean City’s chronic flooding issues could be soon relieved with an extensive project to clean the town’s vast storm drain system on tap.

The debate on the storm-drain cleaning project began last week during the Coastal Resources Legislative Committee, or Green Team, meeting and carried over to Monday’s Mayor and Council meetings. During those two sessions, it was learned the town’s drainage system had not been thoroughly cleaned since September 1985 following Hurricane Gloria.

In the three decades since, the town’s storm drains have steadily clogged to the point they are contributing somewhat to the town’s chronic flooding problem in some areas. Public Works Director Hal Adkins said this week the town’s storm drain system is vast with about 46 miles of pipe, 2,400 catch basins planted in the roadways throughout the town and 330 outfalls into the coastal bays.

“The last time we did any extensive storm drain and catch basin cleaning was in September 1985 right after Hurricane Gloria,” Adkins said. “We did it that time out of necessity. After the storm, some areas of Baltimore Avenue downtown were under two feet of sand. That’s how much sand ended up in the drainage system during that storm.”


Largest City in Area in the United States

Although New York City is the most populous city in the United States, Yakutat, Alaska, is the largest city in area. Yakutat includes a whopping 9,459.28 square miles (24,499 sq km) of area, composed of 1,808.82 square miles of water area and 7,650.46 square miles of land area (4,684.8 sq km and 19,814.6 sq km, respectively). The city is larger than the state of New Hampshire (the country's fourth smallest state). Yakutat had been founded in 1948, but in 1992 the city government was dissolved and it combined with the Yakutat Borough to become the country's largest city. It's now officially known as the City and Borough of Yakutat.


The city lies on the Gulf of Alaska near the Hubbard Glacier and is surrounded by or is nearby the Tongass National Forests, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Yakutat's skyline is dominated by Mount St. Elias, the United States' second tallest peak.


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REVEALED: China & ANC Communists to Split White Land in South Africa

Globalists ready to pillage the country

Simon Roche,, gives an update on land theft and white genocide by the BLF (Black First, Land First), EFF & ANC in South Africa and plans by corrupt politicians to sell stolen land to the communist Chinese government.

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Jeff Sessions: ‘Listen To The ACLU, Antifa, Black Lives Matter’ If You Want More Chicago Shootings

Attorney General Jeff Sessions drew a parallel between a recent increase in Chicago violence and groups like the ACLU, Antifa, and Black Lives Matter.

During remarks at the Valor Survive and Thrive Conference in Waukegan, IL on Wednesday, Sessions quoted a study by University of Utah researchers that showed a link between the decline of stop-and-frisk policing and violent homicides.

“After the consent decree pushed by the ACLU went into effect in 2016, these stops declined by 75 percent,” Sessions said. “Chicago police made 24 percent fewer arrests in 2016 than they made in 2015, and about half as many arrests as they made in 2011.”

The dangers, Sessions noted, were “immediately obvious,” but not “to the politicians, the media, or the activists.”


Main St. Gym Event In Ocean City

Ocean City MD….…       
                                     Who IS  the Baddest Son-O-The Beach?…Maybe, the better question is, Who is the baddest  “Daughter of the Beach”?  Either way those questions will be answered  Friday Oct 12th at the O.C Convention Center when fighters from Main St. Gym,  Baltimore Boxing, Ocean City Fight Club, Mack Lewis’s Gym of Baltimore and more, lace up the gloves and let the leather fly in the Baddest Son -O-The Beach, Fight Fest. 
                 Sponsored by Pohanka of Salisbury  and sanctioned by  USA Boxing, the night  boasts a lineup that includes a bout with former Baltimore Raven’s Running Back, hard hitting Walter “Duke” Sanders, as well as the much anticipated ladies battle between OC. Fight Clubs Lupe  Ayalaaldana  and Marine Sargent, Lisa Bodenberg, of Baltimore Boxing.  Other local fighters that will be rumbling in the ring include,  Main St Gym Heavyweight Thomas Mottinger, a 3 time Golden Gloves Champion,  lightning quick  rising star, Erick  Acosta, a student of Bennett High school and 152 lb. Markeese Hines.  Ocean City will also be well represented with O.C Fight Club’s own, Omar Serrano and Simone Serrano. 
              Don’t miss this, edge of the seat, action packed event, jammed with power punching, blazing speed and fighters with the heart of a gladiators.
     A full cash bar will be on hand and open for the event as well as snack foods. 
       As an added special treat, arrangements are being worked on to bring in 5 time World Champion Vinny Paz, subject of the movie ‘ Bleed For This. Vinny was in attendance last week in Glen Burnie and is working to rearrange his schedule to attend this event as well.   

              When the last punch is thrown everyone is heading down to Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon at 28th St. for the “After Fight Party” and to meet the fighters.   
  Other sponsors include: D.W. Burt Concrete, Yard Designs, Atlantic Physical Therapy,  Charm City Boxing &Promotions, Rices Pest Control, Robinson’s Family of Businesses,  Chesapeake Paving, Peninsula Printing Inc.  R.E.W Materials, Snowden Lane Partners Investments. Salty Dog Saloon. 

  V.I.P.Tables of 8 persons are available for $400 and  general tables for $300 as well as theater seating for  $50 Ringside, $35 Prime, and $25 Gen Admission
Call the O C Box Office at 410-289-2800 for Ticket information

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Illegal Aliens Arrested in Slaughterhouse ICE Raid to be Deported, Owner Faces Jail

At least four illegal alien workers at a Tennessee slaughterhouse will likely be deported after they were sentenced, while their employer is set to face jail time.

Illegal aliens Evelio Alejandro Bravo-Arreaga, Fidel Silva-Silva, Antonio Garcia-Martin, and Mateo Gomez-Pablo were sentenced this week following an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid at Southeastern Provision in April, as Breitbart News reported.

Each of the illegal aliens is likely to be deported, as they were sentenced to time served and given a year of court-ordered supervision, WATE ABC6 reported.


The Real Story of Orthomolecular Medicine in the White House

(OMNS Sept 19 2018) In the fall of 1960, shortly before the first debate with Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Senator John F. Kennedy grew so exhausted from campaigning that he was slurring his speech. Life magazine photographer Mark Shaw suggested an appointment with Max Jacobson, MD. At the appointed time, Kennedy slipped away from the Secret Service at the Carlyle Hotel and took a cab to Jacobson's office.

Upon hearing his medical history and what medications he was taking, Dr. Jacobson gave Kennedy his first treatment, an intramuscular injection of vitamin B-complex, A, E, D, B-12, plus 10 mg. of amphetamine to counter the fatigue brought on by his hectic campaign schedule and adrenal condition, as well as an intravenous injection of calcium and vitamin C. Kennedy responded that his muscle weakness had disappeared and he felt calm, cool and very alert.

Had never looked so healthy
After the first debate with Kennedy, Nixon commented that he had never seen Kennedy looking so healthy. The same could not be said for Mr. Nixon. Nixon's mother called to ask if he was feeling all right. On the other hand, JFK responded so well to Jacobson's treatments that he asked the doctor to move to Washington. Max turned him down. The Kennedys wanted Max exclusively to themselves but Max was unwilling to abandon his busy private practice, especially his two hundred multiple sclerosis patients with nowhere else to turn.

Instead, they worked out a deal. Mark Shaw, who piloted his own Cessna, offered to fly Dr. Jacobson to the Kennedys whenever needed. Over the next few years, Shaw would fly Dr. Jacobson to Washington DC, Palm Beach, Hyannis Port, and Glenora (the Kennedy's farm in Virginia). Shaw became part of the Kennedy inner circle, those very few cognizant of the President's serious infirmities who helped keep his need for treatment a secret from the public. For his trips to the Kennedys, Dr. Jacobson had a medical bag disguised as a briefcase.

When Mark Shaw was assigned to photograph the Kennedys for Life magazine, his black and white photographs of Jack and Jackie Kennedy playing with their young children on the windswept lawns and beaches in Hyannis brought a level of intimacy not before seen of a world leader. Shaw dedicated his book, The John F. Kennedys: A Family Album, to his friend, Dr. Max Jacobson. In the copy he personally gave to the doctor, Shaw penned below the inscription: "To Max, who alone understands and time will give perspective."


Children are slashed in Shiite Muslim ceremony for Ashura

Celebrations of the holy Muslim day of Ashura is continuing around the globe, with sacred self-flagellation rituals leaving worshippers covered in blood.

The holiday is celebrated by Shiite Muslims, and mourns the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, on the battlefield in the 7th Century.

The gory ceremonies, which sees males of all ages cut themselves across the scalp, or whip themselves with blades attached to chains, are meant to commemorate Imam Hussein's violent end.


Trump: Iraq & Afghanistan Wars “The Worst Single Mistake Ever Made In The History Of Our Country”

President says middle east quagmire worse that US Civil War

During an interview with The Hill Wednesday, President Trump pinpointed the US invasion of the middle east as more catastrophic even than the US Civil War, calling it “The worst single mistake ever made in the history of our country.”

“The worst single mistake ever made in the history of our country: going into the Middle East, by President Bush,” Trump said.

“Obama may have gotten them (U.S. soldiers) out wrong, but going in is to me the biggest single mistake made in the history of our country.” Trump added.

“Because we spent $7 trillion in the Middle East,” Trump continued.

The President suggested that because of the monumental quagmire of the wars, there has been a knock on effect on every policy proposal.

“Now if you wanna fix a window some place they say, ‘oh gee, let’s not do it. Seven trillion, and millions of lives — you know, ‘cause I like to count both sides. Millions of lives.” Trump declared.

Trump went on to suggest that Bush’s wars in the middle east were worse than the Civil War:


Communist China Moves To Control Billions Through "Social Credit"

In a chilling but unsurprising move, Communist China seeks ultimate control over the population by introducing a scorecard which will supposedly keep the public in check. The big brother system will monitor all citizens 24/7 and keep a “score” of their activities.

The Communist Party’s plan in China is for every one of its 1.4 billion citizens to be at the whim of a dystopian social credit system, and it’s on track to be fully operational by the year 2020.

According to, an active pilot program has already seen millions of people each assigned a score out of 800. Those people will either reap the benefits of having a high score or suffer the consequences of a low social score. Depending on which end of the scale they sit, their behavior could see them punished.

The data is combined with information collected from individuals’ government records, which include medical and educational, along with their financial and internet browsing histories. Overall scores can go up and down in “real time” dependent on the person’s behavior but they can also be affected by people they associate with.

“If your best friend or your dad says something negative about the government, you’ll lose points too,” the ABC reports. The Chinese will be assumed guilty by association and no longer able to speak out about their own oppression.

Participation in the “social credit” system was first announced in 2014 and is mandatory. The government is attempting to control the actions of the public in a bid to reinforce the notion that “keeping trust is glorious and breaking trust is disgraceful,” according to a government document.


Meeting Materials - 9-24-18 - Council Meeting

Attached is the Agenda Packet for Monday’s Council Meeting, which is posted on the website at the link below.

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Dairy-allergic teen died after classmate stuffed cheese down his shirt

A UK teen with a severe dairy allergy died after he was apparently “chased” with cheese by a classmate — who then hurled it down his shirt, a London coroner’s court heard this week.

The 13-year-old boy — Karanbir Cheema, who went by Karan — had the allergic reaction in June last year at the William Perkin Church of England High School in Greenford, the UK’s Telegraph reported.

At the time, paramedics rushed an unconscious Karan to a local hospital, but he never regained consciousness, and ultimately died about two weeks later.