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  • #OpenWhineWednesday: Fake News

    03/21/2018 6:50:01 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 3-21-18 | MOTUS
    As far as I can tell Fox is the only cable running wall-to-wall Austin Bomber Blows Himself Up coverage, possibly because they sent both the Deuce and Geraldo on-site to report. CNN and MSNBC are both continuing their non-stop trash talk Trump coverage, today’s emphasis seems to be – in addition to the Stormy Daniels Passes Lie Detector Test! exclusive – Trump having the audacity to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his win. They are in good company, saint-in-waiting John McCain was throwing the same bomb:But back in 2012, when John wasn’t feeling quite as close to earning his angel wings...
  • FLASHBACK: Remember when congratulating Vladimir Putin WASN’T a scandal?

    03/21/2018 12:52:53 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 12 replies ^ | March 20, 2018 | Sarah D.
    Over the weekend, Vladimir Putin handily won re-election to a fourth term as Russian president. And we’re sure the election was totally above-board and not shady at all. Well, anyway, Donald Trump has reportedly called Putin to congratulate him on his big victory. (Snip) TheBlaze ✔ @theblaze Obama Congratulates Putin on Presidential Victory, Praises Russia’s Cooperation on Iran, Afghanistan
  • Flashback: Obama Campaign Bragged About Ingesting Facebook Data

    03/20/2018 3:05:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush ^ | March 20, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want you to hear a couple sound bites from 2015. There was an event called the Personal Democracy Forum, and a woman named Carol Davidsen spoke. She was a high-ranking Obama campaign official in 2012. She was at Rentrak [Corporation], the Vice President of Political Technology. I want you to just listen to this. She is describing what we talked about yesterday. When Obama and the Democrats were basically Hoovering every bit of data Facebook had, they were praised! The New York Times… We had a great caller reminded me of this yesterday. In June of 2013, the...
  • Obama used executive powers to benefit close friends' private investment firms: Book

    03/20/2018 12:24:46 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 16 replies ^ | March 20, 2018 | Katelyn Caralle
    President Obama used his executive powers to attack industries to lower the value of certain companies, allowing his friends in the private sector to swoop in and buy them up at reduced prices, according to Peter Schweizer’s new book Secret Empires: How Our Politicians Hide Corruption and Enrich Their Families and Friends. The book, released Tuesday, said Obama and his administration would deem industries either destructive to the environment or exploitative for the financial and professional gain of his friends, including industries such as coal mining, offshore drilling, cash advance companies, and for-profit colleges.

    03/17/2018 2:25:50 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 62 replies
    Self ^ | 3/17/2018 | Dick Bachert
    Sorry to spoil your St. Patrick's Day week-end, but I believe most of you good folks who read my stuff would want to know that the DEEP STATE (Shadow Government, Swamp, whatever) has been IDENTIFIED in the video at the link. DO NOT be put off by the 1 hour length: The producer put the RED MEAT in the first 10 to 20 minutes! Speaking of "red", that's the color you will see as you watch. This was posted on 3/16/18. Urge you to watch it ASAP before the Google Gestapo finds and scrubs it! You will learn that the...
  • Is Cambridge Analytica Scandal Replacement for Russians-Stole-The-Election Investigation?

    03/20/2018 10:43:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/20/18 | Judi McLeod
    Is Cambridge Analytica going to be left holding the bag for Obama's Data-Mining? Is the Cambridge Analytica alleged scandal—in reality a bombshell dropped out of the blue by the New York Times and The Guardian’s Observer—now dominating the daily news, a desperate replacement for Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s fading ‘Russians-Stole-The-Election’ investigation? It certainly fits the desperate, no-evidence special counsel need like a glove.
  • State Department approved anti-Trump articles by pro-Iran deal official

    03/20/2018 8:02:17 AM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    conservative review ^ | 3/19/2018 | Jordan Schachtel
    ‘Trump’s dangerous shift on Iran’ author received approval from Foggy Bottom.' The U.S. State Department under former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vetted and approved the publication of fiercely anti-Trump news articles written by a current State Department official, Conservative Review has learned. On October 13 in the White House, President Trump announced that he had ordered a complete strategic review concerning the United States’ Iran policy. “Today, I am announcing our strategy, along with several major steps we are taking to confront the Iranian regime’s hostile actions and to ensure that Iran never, and I mean never, acquires a...
  • Diversity Bridge Is Falling Down, My Fair Lady

    03/20/2018 7:54:10 AM PDT · by libstripper · 13 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | Mar.. 20, 2018 | David Cole
    Well, that is damned inconvenient. A state-of-the-art pedestrian bridge hailed as the inevitably wondrous result of diversity in engineering has collapsed within days of being paraded before the media. Did I say inconvenient? I should have said symbolic. “Diversity Bridge” (that’s not the structure’s official name, but I think it fits) was designed to connect Florida International University to the city of Sweetwater, where many FIU students and staff reside. The bridge, installed (though not yet opened to the public) a mere four days before its failure, spanned a busy Miami highway, and the collapse crushed cars and people underneath....
  • Obama Campaign Staffer Facebook Allowed Them To Harvest Masses Of Data (Facebook "On Our Side")

    03/20/2018 7:16:59 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-201-2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Facebook representatives told Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign that they had been allowed to use the platform in ways that would have otherwise been prohibited, because Facebook was “on our side,” according to explosive claims from Obama’s former director for media analytics, Carol Davidsen. In a series of tweets, Davidsen that Facebook was “surprised” that the Obama campaign was able to “suck out the entire social graph” (the “social graph” is an individual’s network of friends on Facebook), but did nothing to stop them once they found out. Davidsen also linked to a talk from 2015 in which she explained how...
  • #TransformationTuesday - In Which We Learn About Transmogrification

    03/20/2018 7:07:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 3-20-18 | MOTUS
    First Generation Transmogrifier Question: How do you transform an absolutely brilliant political strategy into a venous scheme of astronomical proportion?Answer: Allow it to fall into the wrong hands. Case in point: Remember when Obama and his frat boy campaign squad were lauded as “brilliant” for their “innovative” use of data mining? Of course you do, everybody was talking about it( here, here, here, here, here, here and here – I could go on but you get the point). Even Congressional brain trust Maxine Waters got in on the crowing, despite not having a clue what she was talking about: "The President...
  • Funny, When Obama Harvested Facebook Data On Millions Of Users To Win In 2012, Everyone Cheered

    03/20/2018 4:07:04 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 36 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 3/20/2018 | IBD Editorial Board
    Privacy: Facebook faces what some are calling an "existential crisis" over revelations that its user data fell into the hands of the Trump campaign. Whether or not the attacks on the social media giant are justified, the fact is that the Obama campaign used Facebook (FB) data in the same way in 2012. But the reaction from the pundits and press back then was, shall we say, somewhat different. According to various news accounts, a professor at Cambridge University built a Facebook app around 2014 that involved a personality quiz. About 270,000 users of the app agreed to share some...
  • Rare Interview Kim Dotcom Says Obama-Jarrett are Directing Deep State From Their Bunker (VIDEO)

    03/19/2018 7:36:42 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/18/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Kim DotCom believes Barack Obama and Valerie Jarrett are running a shadow government against the Trump administration from their DC bunker. Kim DotCom: what’s obvious here is there is a hidden agenda there’s somebody driving the Senior Executive Service and it appears at this time that that’s parked about two miles down from the White House in that bunker that Barack Obama built with Valerie Jarrett… The Senior Executive Service seems to have been put in place to stop any kind of effectiveness within the elected group of people that the people put in place. And it’s apparent with the...
  • ​Sessions Chases Obama’s Legacy to Canada

    03/19/2018 2:02:19 PM PDT · by lward99 · 10 replies
    Constitional Rights PAC ^ | 3/18/2018 | The Seed Investor
    Obama’s real legacy was, well, weed. Obama backed the Fed’s off states that wanted to legalize medical or recreational marijuana. Obama’s America was on a path to legalize and profit on the massive marijuana marketplace. That was until Jeff Sessions became Attorney General. It is no secret that Sessions is no friend of the budding marijuana industry in the United States. Sessions’ recently released a one-page memo declaring that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would rescind Barack Obama’s Cole Memo which outlined a relaxed set of "rules" for states legalizing marijuana to follow in order to avoid federal interference. Fearing...
  • Ex-Obama Campaign Director Drops Bombshell Claim On Facebook: 'They Were On Our Side'

    03/19/2018 12:07:53 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    IJR ^ | 03/19/18 | JASON HOWERTON
    A former Obama campaign official is claiming that Facebook knowingly allowed them to mine massive amounts of Facebook data — more than they would’ve allowed someone else to do — because they were supportive of the campaign. In a Sunday tweet thread, Carol Davidson, former director of integration and media analytics for Obama for America, said the 2012 campaign led Facebook to “suck out the whole social graph” and target potential voters. They would then use that data to do things like append their email lists. When Facebook found out what they were doing, they were “surprised,” she said. But...
  • America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

    03/19/2018 10:08:27 AM PDT · by GregNH · 75 replies
    Wallbulders ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out Catholics, he has equally targeted traditional Protestant beliefs over the past four years. So since he has attacked Catholics and Protestants, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Christian. But that, too, would be inaccurate. He has been equally disrespectful in his appalling treatment of religious Jews in general...

    03/19/2018 8:38:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 18 replies
    powerline ^ | MARCH 18, 2018 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    In 2014, the Obama administration promulgated a “guidance” to America’s public schools that threatened federal investigations and litigation against schools where black students are disciplined (e.g., by suspension) more often, on a pro rata basis, than white students, on the ground that such numerical discrepancy is evidence of discrimination. Many schools responded by adopting discipline quotas, which meant in practice that after a certain number of students of a particular race had been suspended, teachers and administrators were helpless to enforce any kind of discipline in classrooms. The Obama administration is gone, thankfully, but its “guidance” has not been revoked....
  • Father of Collapsed Florida Bridge was Obama ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015

    03/18/2018 4:58:46 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 58 replies
    CFP ^ | 3/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    Celebrated leading visionary bridge engineer Atorod Azizinamini, whose ABC (Accelerated Bridge Construction) technology was used to build the bridge that collapsed yesterday on Florida International University’s campus, was named an Obama era Department of Transportation ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015. The event in which Azizinamini was awarded ‘Champion of Change’ status was webcast live at, no longer online. Much will be made in coming days that FIGG Bridge Group designed the bridge and that it was constructed by MCM Construction, in the aftermath of the bridge’s collapse. But it was Azizinamini bridge technology all the way: “This project is...
  • Obama Increases SES Performance Award Spending Cap

    03/18/2018 4:43:55 PM PDT · by ptsal · 22 replies
    Government Executive ^ | 12-15-2015 | Charles S. Clark
    Okay this is from Dec. 15, 2015 but it sure is relevant. President Obama on Tuesday signed a long-awaited executive order on strengthening the Senior Executive Service that streamlines recruiting and hiring while raising the aggregate spending cap on executive performance awards from the current 4.8 percent cap to 7.5 percent.**snip**The impetus for the hike, the order said, is to “retain and reward more top performers” among SES and senior level/scientific or professional employees. “The heads of agencies with SES positions that supervise General Schedule employees will implement policies for initial pay setting and pay adjustments, as appropriate, for career...
  • Blue Ivy bids $19,000 at art auction

    03/18/2018 11:19:03 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | Taylor March 18, 2018 | Derrick Bryson
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z have taught their daughter, Blue Ivy, the importance of investing in art. On Saturday night, the 6-year-old made several bids on art while sitting between her mega-star parents at the Wearable Art Gala in Los Angeles. The second annual event, put on by Tina Knowles and husband Richard Lawson, benefits the WACO Theater Center. During the swanky event, little Blue Ivy, who was wearing a matching gold dress like her mother, bid $17,000 on an acyclic painting of Sidney Poitier, reports Vanity Fair. Excited to make another bid, she lifted her paddle again raising the bar to...
  • China warns Donald Trump against Taiwan military ties

    03/18/2018 9:36:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 03.18.2018 | shs/jlw (AFP, Reuters)
    US President Donald Trump’s “Taiwan Travel Act” continues to draw ire from Chinese authorities. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Saturday the bill “severely violates” the “one China” principle and sends “very wrong signals to the ‘pro-independence’ separatist forces in Taiwan.” “China is strongly opposed to [the bill],” Lu said in a statement. “We urge the US side to correct its mistake, stop pursuing any official ties with Taiwan or improving its current relations with Taiwan in any substantive way,” he added. In a separate statement, Chinese defense ministry spokesman Wu Qian said the act “interferes in China’s internal...