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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Schiff Hits Panic Button as Demands For Second Special Counsel to Investigate Obama's FISA Abuse Escalates
[GP] On Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) demanded the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate FISA abuses

Last week, GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin sent a letter to AWOL Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to appoint a Special Counsel to investigate FISA abuses and how/why Hillary’s probe ended and Trump’s Russia probe began.

At the time of this publication, thirteen GOP Reps. have signed Zeldin’s letter.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Fox News’ Shannon Bream Wednesday evening in an exclusive interview he has appointed someone outside of Washington to investigate allegations the House Judiciary Committee sent the DOJ.

The much-anticipated report from IG Michael Horowitz will also be released within the next few weeks.

The noose is tightening.

As previously reported, dirty cop Robert Mueller is now investigating if founder of the security firm Blackwater, Erik Prince misled the House Intel Panel over a meeting he had in the Seychelles islands in January of 2017.

Erik Prince is being accused of trying to set up a secret back channel with Russia during this meeting in the Seychelles.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [397 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Erik Prince has nothing to do with the price of doughnuts.

This Mueller is a piece of shit dirt grader and has found NOTHING after a year. Fuck him and his entire legal crew for any future anything. They are all worthless as I have the whole and short of this investigation from some hacker years ago.

Fuck this whole inquiry = it is a sham to keep Trump under a cloud and anyone who allows this has now surpassed my respect for their Legal chops.

Erik Prince is on the good team by the way. Did more than any democrat has personally for this world.

Schiff is a criminal. The entire democrat party is criminal money. It is all stolen or ill gotten. I want them to have a come to Jesus moment.

I demand it.
Posted by: newc || 03/09/2018 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Keep up the skeer!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/09/2018 0:53 Comments || Top||

#3  So, What's in it for Schiffless??

Is he just a Zero operative trying to run for the malfeasance of the previous administration or does he really have a dog in the fight because most of this FISA nastiness was conducted with his participation and possible criminal involvement.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 03/09/2018 9:44 Comments || Top||

#4  On Thursday, desperate leaker Adam Schiff once again floated the idea Trump obstructed justice by talking to his lawyer about firing Mueller.

1. Schiff is way too invested in trying to take Trump down. Makes me think he is at risk for some criminality.
2. Attorney-client confidentiality is protected. How would Schiff know what he talked about with his attorney. Either he is making things up or he received info via snooping on Trump.

All the more reasons to add Schiff's name as a "person of interest" for the 2nd Special Counsel.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/09/2018 10:20 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Dem Rep Flip-Flops on Farrakhan
[Washington Free Beacon] Rep. Danny Davis (D., Ill.) released a statement Thursday evening denouncing anti-Semitic Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after J Street, a liberal Jewish group, said it was reevaluating its endorsement of him after a weak statement Monday.

A month early, The Forward reports, Davis called Farrakhan an "outstanding human being."

The congressman had also downplayed the importance of Farrakhan's anti-Semitism by saying "The world is so much bigger than Farrakhan and the Jewish question and his position on that and so forth."
Posted by: Bobby || 03/09/2018 10:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This is just his statement for now. Will change back after November.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/09/2018 11:12 Comments || Top||

#2  "These are my bedrock principles. If you don't like them I can get others"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2018 14:48 Comments || Top||


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ATF investigating after VA congressional candidate cut AR-15 barrel (video)
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is investigating congressional candidate Karen Mallard after she posted a video on Facebook that shows her cutting apart an AR-15 rifle.

The school teacher and Democrat is running for Virginia's 2nd Congressional District, hoping to oust Republican Congressman Scott Taylor.

Skipping down to the stupid paragraph.

Many of those comments were negative. Some people accused Mallard of political grandstanding.

Several others said Mallard broke federal law by taking a legal firearm and altering it, making it into an illegal one. Many of them referred to details contained within the Sawed-Off Shotgun and Sawed-Off Rifle Act which, in part, prohibits people (except for those permitted by the act) from having a rifle that has been "modified to an overall length of less than 26 inches."
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 07:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [310 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wouldn't it be funny if defending this activity "because free speech" wound up in front of SCOTUS and they had to rule "Well, yeah, but then that means everyone..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/09/2018 7:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Perhaps Rep Congressman Scott Taylor can send her a case of 'Break Free CLP' lubricant for her new shoulder stock pistol or SBR.

Rantburg U. offers the following link:

How to legally own an SBR (Short Barreled Rifle).

When you own and operate a firearm of any type, it's best to know the law and WTF you are doing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 7:44 Comments || Top||

#3  ...it's best to know the law and WTF you are doing.

The irony applied to the gun grabbers, Donk Inc.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/09/2018 8:06 Comments || Top||

#4  I am not a lawyer, nor a gun expert, but couldn't she have destroyed the gun, and not made it illegal by cutting it in half? Closer to the receiver? That would render the gun inoperable, without making it a short barreled rifle.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 03/09/2018 9:17 Comments || Top||

#5  Rambler__ you're applying logic here.. are you sure that's appropriate to ATF rules?
Posted by: Shish Forkbeard9742 || 03/09/2018 10:24 Comments || Top||

#6  She should be arrested for doing such a thing to a fine firearm. It's criminal I tell you.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/09/2018 10:25 Comments || Top||

#7  Actually, the way politicians work, there could be quite a can of worms here. Where'd she get that gun? LEO evidence room, perhaps? If so, was that a legitimate transfer? Was it actually even a gun?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/09/2018 11:36 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
California Governor: DOJ, Sessions's Lawsuit Is An Act Of War
[Townhall] Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown had some very strong words for the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the latter’s lawsuit against the state’s sanctuary state law. The law went into effect this year, which the DOJ says interferes with the enforcement of federal immigration laws. He said that this motion was pretty much an act of war against California (via ABC 7 San Francisco):
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 02:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So how soon can we expect to see the California National Guard attempt to seize US Naval Station San Diego ?

Please President Trump, skip the senseless legal maneuvering and send the 82nd Airborne into Sacramento. These people are headed toward the abyss.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 2:12 Comments || Top||

#2  So how soon can we expect to see the California National Guard attempt to seize US Naval Station San Diego ?

The California Military Department is a diverse, community-based organization
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/09/2018 4:05 Comments || Top||

#3  What's Gov. Brown going to do when all the illegal vatos and cholos go home when the US feds show up?
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 03/09/2018 7:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Defiance of federal law is not? /rhet question.

As Arkansas found out earlier in the Eisenhower administration, you can mobilize the state's National Guard only to see it 'federalized' the next day.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/09/2018 7:22 Comments || Top||

#5  As Arkansas found out earlier in the Eisenhower administration, you can mobilize the state's National Guard only to see it 'federalized' the next day. Posted by Procopius2k

Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe Ike sent in officers from the 82nd Airborne to assume senior leadership roles of the newly federalized national guard.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2018 7:29 Comments || Top||

#6  When does free speech become sedition?

THE TERROR CONSPIRACY: THE CHARGES; A Gamble Pays Off as the Prosecution Uses an Obscure 19th-Century Law
Posted by: Titus Fleter8116 || 03/09/2018 8:35 Comments || Top||

#7  The California government has gone well past sedition by this point. Time to pull the plug on their statehood and throw their governments into jail. Maybe some treason and hanging for the bigwigs.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/09/2018 10:36 Comments || Top||

#8  Who's gonna run Jer's war room? The school teacher who hates military members? Good luck with that...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/09/2018 10:45 Comments || Top||

#9  Enforcement of U.S. immigration laws is a war? There would really be a $hitstorm if Sessions tried to enforce Federal pot laws.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/09/2018 10:50 Comments || Top||

#10  Besoeker, they'll do that after they get through the Marines at Camp Pendalton and Marine Air station Mirimar. Navy will have to wait their turn.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/09/2018 10:57 Comments || Top||

#11  What's Gov. Brown going to do when all the illegal vatos and cholos go home when the US feds show up?

Brown is no longer concerned for himself. He's termed out. But I suspect a number of his cohorts would then lose their reelection bids.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/09/2018 11:48 Comments || Top||

#12  Its not war Mr. Brown, it is the US government providing adult supervision to your perennially adolescent delusional state government.

How much money is wasted each year on the free ride given to illegal immigrants?

Oh, and let's not talk about your train to nowhere that no one will ever ride that is sucking up money like a vacuum cleaner at the US mint.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 03/09/2018 17:35 Comments || Top||

#13  that spigot was turned off. No mo Fed $
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2018 18:23 Comments || Top||


Mexican presidential hopeful campaigns in California, slams Trump and backs illegal immigrants
[FoxNews] A presidential candidate was barnstorming across Los Angeles over the weekend, reaching out to Mexican migrants, blasting President Trump and calling for protection for illegal immigrants.

The twist: he is running for president of Mexico.

According to Mexican newspaper Excelsior, Ricardo Anaya Cortes met with businessmen and activists in Los Angeles -- which has a large Hispanic population.

Among those he met with was Obama-era Department of Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano, now the president of the University of California.

In a tweet accompanied by a picture with Napolitano, Anaya said they "talked about the importance of supporting the Dreamers and agreed that Mexican migrants deserve respect."

By "Dreamers," he was referring to illegal immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. Trump repealed the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) in September, which gave protection to some of those arrivals, and gave Congress a deadline of March 5 to pass a fix. Court orders have since extended that deadline.

According to Excelsior, Anaya said that "we are one," and reiterated that the Mexican migrant community in the U.S. is not alone. While on American soil, he also took a swipe at President Trump by saying he would not be on the side of "an American president who has dedicated himself to insulting our community."



Relations between Trump and Mexico have been strained since the very beginning of Trump’s campaign when he described the immigrants coming from Mexico in harsh terms.

When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump said in June 2015. "They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems... They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people."

Trump has also clashed with Mexican leaders over his campaign pledge that Mexico would pay for the wall on the southern border.

For Anaya, though, even the cool actions from President Peña Nieto were too positive, with Anaya blasting Nieto for allowing Trump to visit the country in 2016.

"After Donald Trump had been insulting, and revolting at the best that Mexico has in the United States, they dared to roll out a red carpet to receive him in Los Pinos, as if he were a head of state," he said, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

Appealing to the Mexican community, he said that those who have entered the U.S. are "the heroes of the country."

"I want to ask you, with my heart in my hand, that every time you hear an aggressive or denigrating expression, remember that there, in Mexico, you are the heroes of the country, the brave, the enterprising, the generous, those who dared to cross the border to give their family a better future," he said, according to CIS.

A candidate from the conservative National Action Party, Anaya has promised respectful relations with the United States but said his government would not let Washington take advantage.

"At the right time I will say personally to the president of the United States, and I will say it in his language so there will be absolutely no confusion ... Mexico will not pay a single cent for that wall," Anaya said.

The election is July 1. Reuters reported in January that since the last election, seven times as many Mexicans in the U.S. have received voting credentials under new rules that let Mexican citizens sign up at local consulates rather than in Mexico.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 03/09/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [288 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why didn't ICE grab him and escort him to the border?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/09/2018 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Article 33 of the Mexican Constitution -

"The Federal Executive shall have the exclusive power to compel any foreigner whose remaining he may deem inexpedient to abandon the national territory immediately and without the necessity of previous legal action."

"Foreigners may not in any way participate in the political affairs of the country."
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/09/2018 7:26 Comments || Top||

#3  10% of the 11.1 million illegal immigrants who live in the U.S. live in L.A.

Do these 10% also vote for Dem in our elections?
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/09/2018 9:53 Comments || Top||

#4  It would be interesting to see what folks would say if Trump said Illegals could stay but if they vote in US elections they will face felony conviction and be deported after time served.

I suspect the Democrat support would waiver more than a little if they thought they'd lose a voting block.

Not that I would support such a move, but a tweet to get heads exploding might be about right.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/09/2018 10:36 Comments || Top||

#5  In a tweet accompanied by a picture with Napolitano, Anaya said they "talked about the importance of supporting the Dreamers and agreed that Mexican migrants deserve respect."

I love the way they always say "migrants" and totally ignore the fact that these people are here in violation of our laws. If they keep saying it often enough people will start to believe it...well, some people will believe anything. But I think the word "invaders" is more appropriate.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/09/2018 12:00 Comments || Top||

#6  Shouldn't the Presidential hopeful be ashamed that his nation can't employ its people and 1/3 of their economy comes from folks sneaking across the border to survive? Fix that shit hombre.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/09/2018 13:40 Comments || Top||


Red on Red: Former Obama aide Kal Penn wants Schumer 'out of office' after pro-Israel speech
[FoxNews] Actor Kal Penn, a former aide in Barack Obama's White House, wants fellow Democrat Chuck Schumer "out of office" after the Senate Democratic Leader delivered a pro-Israel speech in Washington this week.

"New York is a beautiful state with incredible people from so many faiths & backgrounds. Instead of using his office to bring people together & really make a difference, @SenSchumer is making speeches to divide us," the liberal actor tweeted Wednesday. "Looking forward to the day he’s out of office."

Schumer, D-N.Y., blamed the Palestinians for lack of peace in the Middle East during a speech Monday at a conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

"Now, let me tell you why ‐ my view, why we don't have peace," Schumer said. "Because the fact of the matter is that too many Palestinians and too many Arabs do not want any Jewish state in the Middle East. The view of Palestinians is simple, the Europeans treated the Jews badly culminating in the Holocaust and they gave them our land as compensation."



In his speech Schumer, who is Jewish, called on the conference to "never forget what Israel and its freedom mean to the Jewish people and what the friendship of the United States means to securing that freedom."

"As long as HaShem breathes air into my lungs, I will not forget, I know you will not forget and together we will forever fight to protect the Jewish people and the Jewish State of Israel," Schumer said.

Penn, the son of Indian immigrants, was the star of stoner movie "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle." He briefly left acting to join the Obama administration in 2009 as associated director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

Penn frequently offers his opinions on politics on Twitter.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 03/09/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lord, we're so tired of being your canaries in the mine. Can't you pick somebody else for the job?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/09/2018 0:51 Comments || Top||

#2  '[Kal Penn] wants fellow Democrat Chuck Schumer "out of office"

10-4 that.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/09/2018 10:00 Comments || Top||


House Intelligence Committee Investigation Turns to John Kerry, State Department
[SaraACarter] The House Select Committee on Intelligence is now investigating former Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s possible role into the unverified dossier paid for by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton Campaign, this reporter has learned. The dossier, assembled by a former British spy, laid the foundation for the FBI’s investigation into alleged collusion between President Trump and Russia and was the essential piece of evidence used by the FBI to get a warrant to spy on a former volunteer for the Trump campaign.

For more than a month, the committee has been in its second phase of investigations focused on former Obama State Department officials and their role in either transmitting information or using information provided by a former British spy and investigator Christopher Steele. Steele was hired by embattled research firm Fusion GPS, also under several congressional and Senate investigations.

But it was in February when questions surfaced regarding Kerry’s possible involvement or knowledge of the dossier.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 03/09/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [307 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Kerry was not available. He's hiding out vacationing on Easter Island"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2018 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  good pic
Posted by: 746 || 03/09/2018 18:16 Comments || Top||


Sanders’ Stepdaughter Loses Race for Mayor in Vermont’s Largest City
[FREEBEACON]
Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [239 views] Top|| File under:

#1  During the campaign, the former state legislator pitched her experience as a small business owner...

Insufficiently socialist - bye-bye!
Posted by: Raj || 03/09/2018 8:42 Comments || Top||

#2  It's not nice to gloat. But I will anyway...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/09/2018 13:49 Comments || Top||



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