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Discussion in 'Politics Forum (Local/National/World)' started by Irons, Dec 14, 2016.



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    What Trump sees in Arpaio
    • By DANA MILBANK
    • 7 hrs ago

    President Trump has united us, after all.

    He brought together the Rev. Al Sharpton and the Jews.

    This modern-day miracle was on display Monday, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the Mall, 54 years to the day after the great man gave his greatest speech. There, clergy of all varieties, but mostly rabbis and black ministers, came together in common cause against the despicable anti-Semitism and racism Trump has unleashed, most conspicuously in Charlottesville.

    Sharpton has been a controversial figure in the Jewish community for decades, earning criticism during the Crown Heights riot in Brooklyn in 1991 and when he called a Jewish landlord in Harlem a "white interloper" before a deadly attack on the man's store in 1995.

    But that was long ago, and a rehabilitated Sharpton, who has privately expressed regrets to Jewish leaders for his past actions, made Jews the centerpiece of his Thousand Minister March for Justice on Monday. The civil rights leader, joined by Martin Luther King III, stopped in at a pre-march prayer session held by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and addressed the assembly of 300 rabbis, cantors and lay leaders.

    Sharpton told the Jews that "we could not commemorate this day and face the challenges today without standing together as Dr. King stood 54 years ago." Invoking those murdered in the Freedom Summer of 1964, he went on: "We should never forget that it was Goodman, Chaney and Schwerner that died together -- two Jews and a black -- to give us the right to vote."

    Sharpton spoke of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, who marched with King at Selma, and he addressed the more recent ill feelings. "We have had days good and bad, but from this day forward ... we're going to make sure we do our part to keep this family together," he said. "When we can see people in 2017 with torches in their hands, talking about 'Jews will not replace us,' it's time for us to stop praying to the cheap seats and come together."

    Some of the rabbis shouted "amen."

    Jewish leaders applauding Al Sharpton? Who knew? "Miracles out of a mess," proclaimed Reconstructionist Rabbi Malka Binah Klein of Philadelphia. It's tragic that it took Trump's bigotry and the spectacle of Charlottesville to remind Jews and African-Americans of their shared vulnerabilities. But it played out movingly at Monday's march, which was in planning long before the violence in Charlottesville.

    Rather than 1 million men, Sharpton asked for 1,000 ministers, and got somewhat more than that among the 3,000 who assembled. Rabbis swayed and clapped to hip-hop and gospel music. There were skullcaps of every color and size, mainline Protestant ministers in white collars and colorful shawls, black evangelicals in bright choir robes, black-robed monks, Buddhists in saffron, a Sikh in a yellow turban. There were Black Lives Matter signs and posters with verses of scripture.

    As if by way of greeting, a white-and-green chopper from the Marine One fleet buzzed low over the crowd during the opening prayer. Speaker after speaker, regardless of color or creed, denounced the person who rides in that helicopter, and more than one faulted Jerry Falwell Jr. and other white evangelicals for the "sin of silence" in the face of the hatred Trump has stirred.

    A cantor led the crowd in the Hebrew song "Hine Ma Tov" -- how good it is for brothers to live as one. A black Jewish woman in a tallit -- a Jewish prayer shawl -- spoke, and a rabbi blew a shofar. A black Catholic nun spoke.

    "God's majestic creation," observed Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, head of the Religious Action Center. From the Nazis in Charlottesville, Pesner said, "we learned that anti-Semitism and white supremacism are intertwined. They are dual threats that call us to act and confront them together and directly."

    African-Americans responded with cries of "Yes!" and "All right!" to the rabbi's preaching.

    Jonah Geffen, a conservative rabbi from New York, in white robe and tallit, liked what he heard from Sharpton. He pronounced him "a totally different man" from the Sharpton of old.

    Joining Sharpton's march was Jesse Jackson, of "Hymietown" fame. But there is no time to dwell on old slights when neo-Nazis are at the door. "We don't have a person to lose," King told the Jews at their prayer meeting Monday morning. "We are brothers and sisters."

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    This one reminds me of a tune................

     
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    Flying the Confederate flag a racist act
    • By Robert West
    • 8 hrs ago
    Some have defended flying the Confederate battle flag as not necessarily racist. What is the purpose of a flag?

    Flags were invented as a visual means to identify one as a member of a group: a military formation, a nation or a cause. Displaying a flag, other than as a war trophy, has always shown membership in or at least support for that nation or cause. That has not changed.

    If one displays the Rainbow Flag, one is showing support for a certain vision of LGBT rights. If one displays the Nazi flag, one shows quite the opposite. Often people speak of theatrical "exceptions" (performances, historical re-enactment, for example), but these actually illustrate the point. By carrying flags and displaying insignia, the characters display their allegiance clearly and immediately. The fact that the performer may have contrary allegiances is simply the nature of theater.

    Does proudly displaying a flag show unconditional support for everything that the nation or group has done? Of course not. Patriotic Americans oppose particular policies every day. Does it show support for the core values of that group or nation? Undoubtedly, that is the normal and natural way to read it. If there is an exception, the burden is on the person displaying the flag to make their true intention clear. And if the flag has controversial associations, then any reasonable person should expect skepticism. To do otherwise is to emulate the teenager who adopts extreme attire to “make a statement,” and then expresses indignation when potential employers don’t like that statement.

    So, returning to the flags and emblems of the Confederacy, what were the core values? Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, set these out most clearly and eloquently in the famous "Cornerstone speech", March 21, 1861. Praising the Constitution of the Confederate States of America, he says:

    "The new Constitution has put at rest forever all the agitating questions relating to our peculiar institutions — African slavery as it exists among us — the proper status of the negro in our form of civilization. This was the immediate cause of the late rupture and present revolution... The prevailing ideas entertained by him [Jefferson] and most of the leading statesmen at the time of the formation of the old Constitution were, that the enslavement of the African was in violation of the laws of nature. ...Those ideas, however, were fundamentally wrong. They rested upon the assumption of the equality of races. This was an error. It was a sandy foundation, and the government built upon it fell when the 'storm came and the wind blew'.

    “Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests upon the great truth, that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery -- subordination to the superior race -- is his natural and normal condition. [the speech was interrupted by applause at this point] This, our new government, is the first, in the history of the world, based upon this great physical, philosophical, and moral truth.”

    The foregoing ought to be sufficient to dispel any illusion about for what the Confederacy was principally fighting, but if one can stomach more, Stephens goes on to celebrate theories of racial inferiority that would not have been out of place at Nuremberg, and one can find similar sentiments in the speeches supporting secession in the various states. It is also often objected that the North was not, as a whole, fighting for emancipation until late in the War. This is a distraction: war aims need not be symmetric, and if the South’s fear of imminent emancipation was overblown, it was still a fear.

    Since 2009, if you fly a Gadsden Flag, people reasonably conclude you are sympathetic to the Tea Party’s agenda. If you fly the Israeli flag people infer you wish Israel well. Not absolutely certain in either case, of course, but it is the message people will hear.

    So, if you fly a Confederate flag, or have it on your car, or otherwise display it publicly for all to see, it is a reasonable conclusion that you stand with the central ideals of the Confederacy as espoused by its founders. Which means you might as well sign your name to Stephens’ speech. What else do you expect people to conclude? And what evidence, other than your own internal conviction that you are a nice person, do you give them for any other conclusion?

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    Jews and negro thugs like Sharpton are why we can't have nice things!
     
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    Yale offers a tutorial in social descent
    • By GEORGE F. WILL
    • 8 hrs ago

    Summer brings no respite for academics committed to campus purifications, particularly at the institution that is the leader in the silliness sweepstakes, Yale. Its Committee on Art in Public Spaces has discovered that a stone carving that has adorned an entrance to Sterling Memorial Library since it opened 86 years ago has become "not appropriate."

    The carving, according to Yale Alumni Magazine, depicts "a hostile encounter: a Puritan pointing a musket at a Native American." Actually, the Native American and the Puritan are looking not hostilely at each other but into the distance. Still, one can't be too careful, so the musket has been covered with stone. This is unilateral disarmament: The Native American's weapon, a bow, has not been covered up. Perhaps Yale thinks that armed white men are more "triggering" (this academic-speak means "upsetting to the emotionally brittle") than armed people of color. National Review Online's Kyle Smith drolly worries that Yale might be perpetuating harmful stereotypes.

    If such campus folderols merely added to what Samuel Johnson called "the public stock of harmless pleasure," Americans could welcome a new academic year the way they once welcomed new burlesque acts. Unfortunately, the descent of institutions of learning into ludicrousness is symptomatic of larger social distempers that Frank Furedi has diagnosed abroad as well as in America.

    Furedi is a professor emeritus in England and author of "What's Happened to the University?: A Sociological Exploration of Its Infantilization." Writing in The American Interest, he cites a warning issued to Oxford University postgraduate students about the danger of "vicarious trauma," which supposedly results from "hearing about and engaging with the traumatic experiences of others." This, Furedi says, is symptomatic of the "medicalization" of almost everything in universities that strive to be "therapeutic." Universities are "promoting theories and practices that encourage people to interpret their anxieties, distress and disappointment through the language of psychological deficits." This generates self-fulfilling diagnoses of emotionally fragile students. They demand mental-health services on campuses that are replete with "trigger warnings" and "safe spaces" to insulate students from discomforts, such as the depiction of a musket. What academics perceive as "an expanded set of problems tracks right along with the exponential growth of the 'Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.'"

    The socialization of children, which prepares them to enter the wider world, has been shifted from parents to primary and secondary schools, and now to higher education, which has embraced the task that Furedi calls "re-socialization through altering the norms that undergraduates grew up with." This is done by using speech codes and indoctrination to raise "awareness" about defects students acquired before coming to campuses that are determined to purify undergraduates.

    Often, however, students arrive with little moral ballast bequeathed by parents who thought their role was, Furedi says, less to transmit values than to validate their children's feelings and attitudes: "This emphasis on validation runs in tandem with a risk-averse regime of child-rearing, the (unintended) consequence of which has been to limit opportunities for the cultivation of independence and to extend the phase of dependence of young people on adult society."

    The therapeutic university's language -- students are "vulnerable" to routine stresses and difficulties that are defined as "traumas" -- also becomes self-fulfilling. As a result, students experience a diminished sense of capacity for moral agency -- for self-determination. This can make them simultaneously passive, immersing themselves into groupthink, and volatile, like the mobs at Middlebury College, Claremont McKenna College, University of California, Berkeley and other schools that disrupt uncongenial speakers. Hence universities provide "trigger warnings" that facilitate flights into "safe spaces." Furedi quotes an Oberlin College student who says: "There's something to be said about exposing yourself to ideas other than your own," but "I've had enough of that."

    Times do, however, change, as the Yale Alumni Magazine delicately intimated when it said the stone now obscuring the Puritan's musket "can be removed in the future without damaging the original carving." And the future has come with strange speed to New Haven.

    In a peculiar letter in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal, a Yale official says the university is removing the stone "that a construction project team had placed on the stonework." By clearly suggesting, implausibly, that this "team" acted on its own, the letter contradicts the magazine's report that the covering up was done because the Committee on Art in Public Spaces deemed the carving "not appropriate." The letter, which says the uncovered carving will be moved to where it can be studied and "contextualized," speaks volumes about Yale's context.

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    Does anyone remember this level of hate for Obama in the media? I certainly don't! What is the definition of treason and sedition? Anyone know?
     
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    Better question is why were they not tearing down monuments & denouncing Nazi's back then?
    Any of this new fad, spring up out of nowhere crap is all staged fake news.
     
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    I remember this level of hate and vitriol among members of Tea Party groups that hosted lectures I attended. However, they confined their anger to exercising their free speech rights at these and a few other venues. They expressed views more quietly but they were no less adamant. "Obama is the Anti-Christ", "Obama will destroy the Constitution" and so on.
     
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    I don't see where they were exaggerating at all. Hussein tried to destroy not only the constitution we are still suffering from 8 years of his total degradation of law and order within our entire legal system.
    As for being the anti christ the fucker is a muslim and one doesn't get much further from God than that.

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    The Left is Dangerously Insane

    I agree with the thread title and the many examples over these 61 pages. However, I can kind of understand why they are insane over the situation they find themselves in. For example, today I was driving down the road and there in the right lane was some beater old Kia or something with a Hilary 2016 bumper sticker. My immediate impulse was to jam the gas pedal to the floor and swerve right smashing into the bumper sticker. Thank the Lord I am a mature adult who is far to the right of the John Birch Society, I have some impulse control and was able to stop myself. Now if I was 20 years old and a irrational leftist, I don't think I could stop myself if it was, let us say a Trump 2016 sticker.


    Just a thought.
     
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    None of that compares to the daily hate filled threats from everyone from the news anchors to the movie stars...all calling for Trump to be impeached, incarcerated and even assassinated. They attempt to invalidate everything he says and does. They out and out lie, are exposed in their lies, yet still maintain the same lies. I don't remember seeing this stuff being said against the Kenyan Bastard in any of those 8 long years.
     
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    Arkancides ramping up.....................

    Federal Security Agent Found Dead – Body Pulled from Potomac – Media Silent
    by Jim Hoft 249 Comments
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    Federal agent Kurt Smolek was found dead after going missing on Monday.
    His body was pulled from the Potomac River on Wednesday.

    Smolek was a Diplomatic Security Special Agent.

    Via Reddit:
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    Here he is with Hillary Clinton.

    LOOK WHAT I FOUND! Kurt Smolek and Hillary Clinton – He's the State Dept Employee just found dead!
    @RealAlexJones @realDonaldTrump@LouDobbs pic.twitter.com/mydtzga3Ki

    — Deplorable Cathy A (@Dollfinish) August 31, 2017
     
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    No, it doesn't. But many people I know have harbored a slow, quiet, simmering hatred of the left to the point of "Obama Derangement Syndrome" and are now euphoric in the election of Trump. No, they are not White Supremacists and No they are not Anti Everything Left Zealots. They are the Trump voters who felt ignored for years. They have become braver by having a voice and they are giddy. I am so much more pragmatic that I have to distance myself somewhat so as not to call attention to me. I'll just be quiet.
     
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    Nobama was a globalist puppet. All the mainstream media would refer to his legacy. None would show the emperors real clothing. The media has been unrepentantly pushing the same narrative. Only because the media wears the same clothing.
     
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    Yet, still insane

    In this example, despite the secret service clearing the streets and commenter saying they tack welded manhole covers...

    They apparently missed the deranged leftist parked in the woods who planned to ram her car into the Presidential motorcade

    Except for that pesky cement drain she had a shot at it

     
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    https://theintercept.com/2014/02/24/jtrig-manipulation/
    How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

    One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents.

    Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in the English-speaking “Five Eyes” alliance. Today, we at the Intercept are publishing another new JTRIG document, in full, entitled “The Art of Deception: Training for Online Covert Operations.”

    By publishing these stories one by one, our NBC reporting highlighted some of the key, discrete revelations: the monitoring of YouTube and Blogger, the targeting of Anonymous with the very same DDoS attacks they accuse “hacktivists” of using, the use of “honey traps” (luring people into compromising situations using sex) and destructive viruses. But, here, I want to focus and elaborate on the overarching point revealed by all of these documents: namely, that these agencies are attempting to control, infiltrate, manipulate, and warp online discourse, and in doing so, are compromising the integrity of the internet itself.

    Among the core self-identified purposes of JTRIG are two tactics: (1) to inject all sorts of false material onto the internet in order to destroy the reputation of its targets; and (2) to use social sciences and other techniques to manipulate online discourse and activism to generate outcomes it considers desirable. To see how extremist these programs are, just consider the tactics they boast of using to achieve those ends: “false flag operations” (posting material to the internet and falsely attributing it to someone else), fake victim blog posts (pretending to be a victim of the individual whose reputation they want to destroy), and posting “negative information” on various forums. Here is one illustrative list of tactics from the latest GCHQ document we’re publishing today:

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    Other tactics aimed at individuals are listed here, under the revealing title “discredit a target”:

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    Then there are the tactics used to destroy companies the agency targets:

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    GCHQ describes the purpose of JTRIG in starkly clear terms: “using online techniques to make something happen in the real or cyber world,” including “information ops (influence or disruption).”

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    Critically, the “targets” for this deceit and reputation-destruction extend far beyond the customary roster of normal spycraft: hostile nations and their leaders, military agencies, and intelligence services. In fact, the discussion of many of these techniques occurs in the context of using them in lieu of “traditional law enforcement” against people suspected (but not charged or convicted) of ordinary crimes or, more broadly still, “hacktivism”, meaning those who use online protest activity for political ends.

    The title page of one of these documents reflects the agency’s own awareness that it is “pushing the boundaries” by using “cyber offensive” techniques against people who have nothing to do with terrorism or national security threats, and indeed, centrally involves law enforcement agents who investigate ordinary crimes:

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    No matter your views on Anonymous, “hacktivists” or garden-variety criminals, it is not difficult to see how dangerous it is to have secret government agencies being able to target any individuals they want – who have never been charged with, let alone convicted of, any crimes – with these sorts of online, deception-based tactics of reputation destruction and disruption. There is a strong argument to make, as Jay Leiderman demonstrated in the Guardian in the context of the Paypal 14 hacktivist persecution, that the “denial of service” tactics used by hacktivists result in (at most) trivial damage (far less than the cyber-warfare tactics favored by the US and UK) and are far more akin to the type of political protest protected by the First Amendment.

    The broader point is that, far beyond hacktivists, these surveillance agencies have vested themselves with the power to deliberately ruin people’s reputations and disrupt their online political activity even though they’ve been charged with no crimes, and even though their actions have no conceivable connection to terrorism or even national security threats. As Anonymous expert Gabriella Coleman of McGill University told me, “targeting Anonymous and hacktivists amounts to targeting citizens for expressing their political beliefs, resulting in the stifling of legitimate dissent.” Pointing to this study she published, Professor Coleman vehemently contested the assertion that “there is anything terrorist/violent in their actions.”

    Government plans to monitor and influence internet communications, and covertly infiltrate online communities in order to sow dissension and disseminate false information, have long been the source of speculation. Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein, a close Obama adviser and the White House’s former head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, wrote a controversial paper in 2008 proposing that the US government employ teams of covert agents and pseudo-”independent” advocates to “cognitively infiltrate” online groups and websites, as well as other activist groups.

    Sunstein also proposed sending covert agents into “chat rooms, online social networks, or even real-space groups” which spread what he views as false and damaging “conspiracy theories” about the government. Ironically, the very same Sunstein was recently named by Obama to serve as a member of the NSA review panel created by the White House, one that – while disputing key NSA claims – proceeded to propose many cosmetic reforms to the agency’s powers (most of which were ignored by the President who appointed them).

    But these GCHQ documents are the first to prove that a major western government is using some of the most controversial techniques to disseminate deception online and harm the reputations of targets. Under the tactics they use, the state is deliberately spreading lies on the internet about whichever individuals it targets, including the use of what GCHQ itself calls “false flag operations” and emails to people’s families and friends. Who would possibly trust a government to exercise these powers at all, let alone do so in secret, with virtually no oversight, and outside of any cognizable legal framework?

    Then there is the use of psychology and other social sciences to not only understand, but shape and control, how online activism and discourse unfolds. Today’s newly published document touts the work of GCHQ’s “Human Science Operations Cell,” devoted to “online human intelligence” and “strategic influence and disruption”:

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    Under the title “Online Covert Action”, the document details a variety of means to engage in “influence and info ops” as well as “disruption and computer net attack,” while dissecting how human beings can be manipulated using “leaders,” “trust,” “obedience” and “compliance”:

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    The documents lay out theories of how humans interact with one another, particularly online, and then attempt to identify ways to influence the outcomes – or “game” it:
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    We submitted numerous questions to GCHQ, including: (1) Does GCHQ in fact engage in “false flag operations” where material is posted to the Internet and falsely attributed to someone else?; (2) Does GCHQ engage in efforts to influence or manipulate political discourse online?; and (3) Does GCHQ’s mandate include targeting common criminals (such as boiler room operators), or only foreign threats?

    As usual, they ignored those questions and opted instead to send their vague and nonresponsive boilerplate: “It is a longstanding policy that we do not comment on intelligence matters. Furthermore, all of GCHQ’s work is carried out in accordance with a strict legal and policy framework which ensures that our activities are authorised, necessary and proportionate, and that there is rigorous oversight, including from the Secretary of State, the Interception and Intelligence Services Commissioners and the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee. All our operational processes rigorously support this position.”

    These agencies’ refusal to “comment on intelligence matters” – meaning: talk at all about anything and everything they do – is precisely why whistleblowing is so urgent, the journalism that supports it so clearly in the public interest, and the increasingly unhinged attacks by these agencies so easy to understand. Claims that government agencies are infiltrating online communities and engaging in “false flag operations” to discredit targets are often dismissed as conspiracy theories, but these documents leave no doubt they are doing precisely that.

    Whatever else is true, no government should be able to engage in these tactics: what justification is there for having government agencies target people – who have been charged with no crime – for reputation-destruction, infiltrate online political communities, and develop techniques for manipulating online discourse? But to allow those actions with no public knowledge or accountability is particularly unjustifiable.

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    The above rhymes with the initial iteration of GIM. If you think back, to the days when Gkhan was running the show, the forum had been over run with new bashing. In nearly every post there was something written about the Jews being at fault. I'm not opposed to free speech, but at the time it had gotten rediculous and we lost a lot of quality posters during the time frame. Sky Vike went to task with the ban hammer and the other, now defunct forum came into being. The other forum never ever had the quality of poster GIM had. Was this a devide and conquer move played out by .gov? I'm not saying the mods were involved!

    A) infiltrate with jew haters
    B) chase away posters who don't want to see it in every post
    C)create alternative forum
    D) scatter alternative forum to the winds

    I'm not saying that's how it went down, I'm saying it isn't beyond imagination.
     
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    Woman of the People=> Hillary to Charge Toronto Residents $2400 to Meet Her on Her Book Tour
    by Cristina Laila 6 Comments

    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proves once again that she truly is the woman of the people while she charges Toronto residents $2400 each to meet her on her book tour.

    Hillary has been busy promoting her new book What Happened which of course is her version of her crushing election loss (lies). She shamelessly promoted it during Hurricane Harvey while barely mentioning the poor people affected by the storm.




    The Daily Caller:

    The former first lady is hitting 15 cities on her upcoming book tour, and those north of the border will have to pay up to $2,400 to meet the failed Democratic presidential candidate.

    The opportunity to meet Clinton on her book tour is something that best-selling conservative author, radio host and political humorist Mark Steyn called “a hell of a steal” during a Wednesday appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight.

    Carlson, one of The Daily Caller’s co-founders, introduced the segment by saying, “Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail; she’s not trying to get votes this time; instead, she’s trying to sell her new book, it’s called What Happened….This is the amazing thing: in NYC, tickets are $125 a piece; in Toronto, for $2,400 you can meet Hillary Clinton.”

    Steyn called that modest compared to what others have had to cough up.

    Hillary also announced that she would FINALLY be visiting Wisconsin, a state she ignored during the Presidential election and ultimately lost to Donald Trump-to promote her new book. Hillary has no shame. She’ll travel to places to collect money and peddle her book, but didn’t care enough to talk to the American people face to face during the election.

    One thing is for sure, Hillary Clinton has been consistent about one thing her entire life–her insatiable greed.

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    EXCLUSIVE: 'Why should I resign?' Recently elected secretary of Florida GOP was charged in a savage 2007 claw hammer beating of his former female classmate from a posh Los Angeles prep school - but refuses to step down
    • Rupert Tarsey, 28, was elected secretary of the Republican Party of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in May
    • Over the Labor Day weekend, Tarsey's real identity was discovered by a member who alerted local GOP Chairman Bob Sutton
    • Tarsey, who was born Rupert Ditsworth, began using his mother's maiden name two years after he was charged with attempted murder
    • In 2007 he was arrested after hitting his Harvard-Westlake School classmate Elizabeth Barcay over the head with a hammer at least 40 times
    • Florida Republicans, concerned over the image of their party, are now asking for his resignation
    • 'I did nothing wrong and I was elected. This is just party politics,' Tarsey told DailyMail.com
    • Ultimately, Tarsey pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor which explains why his voting rights were not taken away


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4855008/Florida-Republican-refuses-resign-criminal-record.html#ixzz4rqOnQG9v
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    'Keep your eyes open b****': Cher shocks Twitter with verbal assault on woman who mocked her tweet about DACA and her promise to let Dreamers stay at her home
    • Cher took to Twitter to share her disappointment in the decision to end DACA
    • She said she will be bringing a Dreamer into her home, and urged others to do the same
    • A woman who didn't believe her responded saying 'I'll believe it when I see it'
    • Cher, not amused, responded 'Then keep your eyes open b****'
    • President Trump used his attorney general to announce the decision to end DACA on Tuesday afternoon


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    Just an impression of the reaction to the DACA issue. We all know here the policy is unconstitutional and was soon to be heard in court due to several states suing the FedGov. Congress refused to act on the issue either way up until this point.

    NPR yesterday had a guest, tuned in late did not get the name, who stated "Repealing DACA is discriminatory".
    So repealing an unconstitutional policy [unlawful] is discriminatory?
    I personally think DACA is discriminatory.
    DACA discriminates against those who follow the immigration laws of this country, putting illegal aliens who have sucked up our tax dollars ahead of those who immigrate or seek work permits legally. Lawbreakers before law abiding people.

    Local news only showed protests against the repeal, never mentioned the policy was unconstitutional, nothing in favor of the repeal was mentioned. Here in Kentucky they "highlighted" a protest in Louisville they claimed "about" 100 people participated in. Looked like a handful to me, and some curious onlookers. They claimed about 3.5k people in Kentucky are on the DACA program, many more in Indiana [10K?]. Louisville mayor said these people are the future of our country.

    Oh BTW, a man confronted a person who knocked down his parked motorcycle with a pickup truck in front of a restaurant, end state the driver hit him and dragged him down the street for about 300 yards, the man is now in intensive care with life threatening injuries. Yesterday the police caught the perp, he worked next door, they used security camera footage to identify the man from his passport photo. Hispanic name. Zero report if he was dreamer or what his nationality or legal status in this country.

    When will American citizens come first for these traitors in the media and politics?
     
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    Cher has been a wack job for literally decades, look at the weirdo child she raised if you need any proof.
     
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    lol

    She is a pretty good singer.

    As for her opening her house to "dreamers" - simply not gonna happen. She probably just needs a cause to champion and jumed on this. The only "dreamers" in her home are her servants.
     
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    Making America great again? When is enough enough?
    • By Joseph Spinelli
    • 8 hrs ago

    When is enough enough? I have been at a loss from day one to understand the attraction other than, “He is not Hillary”. And I get that, I truly do. But when you cast your vote is this what you really had in mind? If the events in Charlottesville and Trump’s response to things have not made you wish you had your vote back, then I fear nothing will.

    Let’s recap what took place. First, white supremacists/Neo-Nazis marched through an American city in the dark carrying torches and chanting hate? If you have not seen video of it please google the “Vice News” video. Your president had not one word or Tweet to say about this? Would your president have been silent if torch carrying Muslims chanting support for ISIS marched through an American city?

    Next, a white supremacist/Neo-Nazi plowed his car into counter protestors killing one and injuring many more. Your president responded by decrying the hatred and bigotry on “many sides”. Not one word condemning those white supremacists/Neo-Nazis or offering condolence for the victims. He then launched into a list of his supposed accomplishments about how he was making America so great. You see, even in the most solemn of moments your president can’t go more than a few seconds without telling you how wonderful he is.

    Your president’s comments led to the following. First, the popular white supremacist site “The Daily Stormer” put out a statement that said in part, “He said he loves us all. Also refused to answer a question about White Nationalists supporting him. No condemnation at all. When asked to condemn, he just walked out of the room. Really, really good. God bless him.”

    Your president’s response to this, silence. Then, Merck chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier said he was leaving Trump's American Manufacturing Council, arguing U.S. leaders must "clearly reject expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy." Within minutes your president took to Twitter saying, “Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!”

    Why the different reactions? It is because your president has one interest and one interest only, himself. And if you like him or say nice things about him you are all good. By way of example see former KKK grand wizard David Duke or Vladimir Putin. People can spew hate, kill journalists, interfere in our election and it does not matter to your president. Because as long as those people like your president, he likes them.

    A few days later, your president finally “read verbatim” a prepared statement condemning the white/supremacists and Neo-Nazis. He looked like he was being held hostage and forced to make the statement. But at least he finally said it. That lasted one whole day before your president reverted to his true feelings that the white supremacists/Neo-Nazis and those who would oppose them are equally to blame. A reversion which led David Duke to say, “Thank you, President Trump for your honesty and courage to tell the truth about Charlottesville.”

    For the first time in American history we have a president who has no goal other than himself. This is not about your politics or your beliefs because your president has none. He has zero interest in helping you or anyone else. He just wants to tell you how wonderful he is, or even better have you tell him.

    This entire episode reminds me of something that took place in my neighborhood a few days before the election. Two older women came to my front door with Hilary materials. In the course of our conversation they described what had happened to them at a neighbor’s house one street over a few minutes earlier. Upon knocking on the door they were greeted by two teenage boys. They asked for the boys’ mother. Those boys, in my neighborhood, responded with a profanity laced verbal berating that ended with, “Get the bleep off our property.”

    This is the environment your president continues to create. Is this what you envisioned for “Making America Great Again”? Is this what you voted for? For all of our sakes I sincerely hope that it is not.

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    Joseph Spinelli, Churchville, is a math specialist teacher at Makefield Elementary School in the Pennsbury School District.

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    Impeaching Trump a long shot, but there's another way to protect the country
    • By Robert Kagan
    • 8 hrs ago

    With the impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump a long shot at best, there is another way to provide the country some protection from our unfit president: congressional government. The idea may seem far-fetched in this era of the "imperial presidency," but there have been times in the nation's history, especially in the decades after the Civil War but also to a lesser extent during the 1920s, when Congress ran the show on many critical matters and the president dared take no action without the approval of powerful committee chairmen.

    The clearest example of this, and the one most relevant to the current situation, was in 1865, when a Republican Congress seized control of federal administration of the defeated South from then-President Andrew Johnson. A Tennessean who saw himself as the defender of Southern white supremacy, Johnson refused to pursue the agenda of the Radical Republicans who wanted to break the power of the white ruling class in order to ensure the rights and the physical safety of newly freed blacks. When Johnson refused to compromise, Congress took charge. For some months, Congress wielded control not only over national policy but also over its implementation by the military.

    Congressional power even reached into the Cabinet. The secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, shared Congress's aims and carried out congressional policies in the South, not Johnson's. When Johnson fired Stanton, the House voted to impeach him. Johnson escaped conviction in the Senate by one vote -- thus showing the difficulty of removing a president even in extreme circumstances -- but for some months Congress controlled the most important national policies and during that time prevented the president from undermining the achievements of the war.

    There's no reason Congress could not do the same now. On some issues, it already has. On two important policies -- sanctions on Russia and health care -- a working majority of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate has already thwarted Trump. Another bipartisan majority appears to have formed against Trump's threat to shut down the government unless he gets significant funding for a wall along the Southern border. In fact, on any number of issues, there are enough anti-Trump Republicans in the Senate not only to block the president but also to push their own policies contrary to the president's -- as was the case with Russia sanctions.

    Congressional government would not have to address every question. On matters where Republicans and Democrats sharply disagree, there could be a truce or partisan business as usual. But on matters where they both see a threat to the nation's interests -- from the president's encouragement of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and racist, law-breaking local government officials, to his appeasement of Russian President Vladimir Putin, to his efforts to impede criminal probes -- Congress can wield the power of the purse. It can prevent a secretary of state from destroying the United States' diplomatic corps. It can provide support to officials who refuse to carry out irresponsible and dangerous directives. It can find some compromise on a few fiscal matters to prevent a demagogue from undermining the U.S. economy by defaulting on the debt.

    All this could be done informally, with different majorities naturally emerging on different issues, as has already occurred. But it would be better if it were formal. In 1865, Congress established a bipartisan Joint Committee on Reconstruction to review and formulate policy toward the former Confederate states. Today, one or more joint committees could be formed to oversee those areas necessary to protect the country from the president's most dangerous excesses - a joint national security committee headed by the chairs and ranking members of the foreign relations, armed services and intelligence committees, for instance. The virtue of this arrangement would be that Congress would not merely react anew to each new threat. It would have a body in place that would be ready to respond, one that carried greater weight than individual committees and would therefore be more effective in deterring dangerous presidential actions.

    Could Republicans possibly agree to such an arrangement? The party's leaders should at least think about it. Trump ran against them in 2016 and is now once again firing up his base to attack them. Party leaders do have another option besides being Trump punching bags - depriving him of as much power as possible while they can. It's a risky strategy, but a little bravery in the short term might pay off later. Is there any bravery to be found in Congress? Or as the great Radical Republican congressman Thaddeus Stevens asked in the spring of 1865, "Can't we collect bold men enough to lay the foundation for a party to take the helm of this government and keep it off the rocks?"

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    Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing columnist for The Washington Post.

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    Freedom of speech is one thing, sedition is quite another! When are the laws of the land going to be enforced? The people will stand with Trump against the Bolsheviks! Time to kick some commie ass!
     
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    Deranged Leftists Think Trump is Creating “Racist” Hurricanes
    Just when you thought the hysteria couldn’t get any worse…
    Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com - September 6, 2017

    Trump Derangement Syndrome has worsened to the point where hysterical haters of the president are now seriously claiming that Trump is responsible for creating “racist” hurricanes.

    Yes, really.

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    Another woman called Breanna Danielle went into great detail in a Facebook post.

    “So they say Hurricane Irma is headed for Miami. Did y’all realize 70% of Miami is Latino, Hispanic, or Cuban?? 44% of the Haitian population in the US resides in Miami. Miami is like Houston in which it is FLOURISHING economically. Coincidence? Trump wants them off our land so what better way than to flood them out. Read between the lines people,” she wrote.

    After being completely ridiculed, Danielle subsequently claimed that she had “stated nothing but facts”.

    While some claim the hurricanes are Trump’s fault, others merely accuse him of exploiting them as cover for his “racist” policies.

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    Another accused Trump of planning not to send aid to Puerto Rico, presumably because he hates brown people.

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    Wasn’t life so much better before social media?

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    I am thinking this was a big, big mistake. This person in the comments agrees with me.

    Brutikus32an hour ago
    I wonder if USA Today has enough money to settle a class-action lawsuit from 4500 multimillionaires.


    USA Today Outs 4,500 Club Members at Trump Golf Clubs – Calls It Journalism
    September 6, 2017 by Jim Hoft 52 Comments
    USA Today published a hit piece on the people who are members of Trump golf clubs.
    They want to punish ANYONE who is even remotely associated with the Trump family.

    USA Today doxed them.

    This is stalking.

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    Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to the president. Our investigation: https://usat.ly/2eFzlGA (Getty)

    7:49 AM - Sep 6, 2017
    • If you are associated with Trump they want you dead or punished.

    Susan Page the Washington Bureau Chief at USA Today praised the disgusting tripe disguised as journalism.


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    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …

    8:18 AM - Sep 6, 2017


    Twitter erupted over this abusive journalist tactic.
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    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …


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    You're actually proud of this?

    10:44 AM - Sep 6, 2017
    [​IMG]Susan Page

    ✔@SusanPage

    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …

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    I grew up in the newspaper biz, & watching you exploit and abuse your Constitutional rights is sickening. You wonder why no one reads.

    9:53 AM - Sep 6, 2017


    [​IMG]Susan Page

    ✔@SusanPage

    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …


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    You're using fiction that the club members have some special access to Trump as a club to dox them. Really disgusting.

    11:02 AM - Sep 6, 2017

    [​IMG]Susan Page

    ✔@SusanPage

    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …


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    You apparently missed the presidency of Bill Clinton and the Sec of State pay for play action of Hillary. Watch Clinton Cash for real issues

    10:56 AM - Sep 6, 2017

    [​IMG]Susan Page

    ✔@SusanPage

    USA TODAY ID'ed 4,500 Trump golf-club members through social media & a website golfers use to track handicaps, then researched who they were https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/905397484930961408 …


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    This is really creepy.

    1:11 PM - Sep 6, 2017

    It’s likely this information was fed to USA Today from a liberal “think tank” that is prying into the lives of Trump supporters.
    This is sick.
    Every day the left acts more and more like Brownshirts.
    That’s not a joke. Sadly it’s real.


    For their next piece of investigative journalism USA Today is going to focus on the Imran Awan-Wasserman Schultz scandal Trump real estate deals.


    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/201...ub-members-trump-golf-clubs-calls-journalism/
     
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    I wonder how he got to that private island's whine cellar? Solar powered yacht?
     
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    Traitors to their country and their fellow Americans. These people are
    The Clintonistas spent it all on hookers and blow
     
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    When a red state gets the blues
    • By GARRISON KEILLOR
    • 17 hrs ago

    The Republic of Texas believes in self-reliance and is suspicious of Washington sticking its big nose in your business. "Government is not the answer. You are not doing anyone a favor by creating dependency, destroying individual responsibility." So said Sen. Ted Cruz, though not last week. Sunday on Fox News, Gov. Greg Abbott said Texas would need upward of $150 billion in federal aid for damages inflicted by Harvey. The stories out of Houston have all been about neighborliness and helping hands and people donating to relief funds, but you don't raise $150 billion by holding bake sales. This is almost as much as the annual budget of the U.S. Army. I'm just saying.

    I'm all in favor of pouring money into Texas but I am a bleeding-heart liberal who favors single-payer health care. How is being struck by a hurricane so different from being hit by cancer? I'm only asking.

    Houstonians chose to settle on a swampy flood plain barely 50 feet above sea level. The risks of doing so are fairly clear. If you chose to live in a tree and the branch your hammock was attached to fell down, you wouldn't ask for a government subsidy to hang your hammock in a different tree.

    Ronald Reagan said that government isn't the answer, it is the problem, and conservatives have found that line very resonant over the years. In Sen. Cruz's run for president last year, he called for abolition of the IRS. He did not mention this last week. It would be hard to raise an extra $150 billion without the progressive income tax unless you could persuade Mexico to foot the bill.

    Similarly, if a desert state such as Arizona expects the feds to solve its water shortage, as Sen. Jeff Flake suggested recently, by guaranteeing Arizona first dibs on Lake Mead, this strikes me as a departure from conservative principles. Lake Mead, and Boulder Dam which created it, were not built by Lake Mead, Inc., but by the federal government. The residents of Phoenix decided freely to settle in an arid valley and they have used federal water supplies to keep their lawns green. Why should we Minnesotans, who chose to live near water, subsidize golf courses on the desert? You like sunshine? Fine. Take responsibility for your decision and work out a deal with Perrier to keep yourselves hydrated.

    Arizona is populated by folks who dread winter and hate having to shovel snow. In Minnesota, we recognize that snow is a form of water and it's snowmelt that replenishes the aquifers. So we make a rational decision to live here. A warm dry winter is a sort of disaster for us but we don't apply to Washington for hankies. If we made a decision to live underwater on a coral reef off Hawaii, we wouldn't expect the feds to provide us with Aqua-Lungs. If we chose to fly to the moon and play among the stars and spend spring on Jupiter and Mars and we got lost out there, we wouldn't expect NASA to come rescue us. Get my drift here?

    I was brought up by fundamentalists who believed it was dead wrong to get tangled up in politics. They never voted. Our preachers had no time for that. They knew that we were pilgrims and wayfarers in this world, and we shouldn't expect favors from the powerful. We were redeemed by unfathomable grace and preserved by God's mercy and our citizenship was in heaven. We looked to the Lord to supply our needs.

    This has changed and godly Republicans now believe in the power of the government to change the world in their favor, of the Department of Education to channel public money freely to religious schools, of the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and prohibit Joshua from marrying Jehoshaphat.

    Conservatives blanch at spending additional billions to subsidize health care for the needy, but a truckload of cash for Texas? No problem. It makes me think that we Minnesotans should get a few billion in federal aid for recovery from the upcoming winter. It is going to be cold. This will cause damage to homes. Drive-in movie theaters and golf courses and marinas will suffer loss of revenue. We must salt the highways to prevent accidents and the salt corrodes our cars. And then there is the mental anguish.

    If Minnesota gets billions of dollars for winter recovery, then I am going to seriously consider becoming a conservative. As a philosophy of governing, conservatism is rather sketchy, but if it helps Minnesota, I am all in favor. I have my principles but I can be bought, same as the rest of you.

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    Garrison Keillor is an author and radio humorist whose Post columns began in 2016, after he left his radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion". The column, he says, aims to be “funny, cheerful, firmly set in the present, written in American.” He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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    And that, my friends, is why I'm a monarchist. Even those who believe they have principles can be bought .... At least a monarchy is honest about it.
     
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    I'll bet one of his private jet flights from Europe to his private island causes more "climate change" than I have in my entire life.
     
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    All that "insurance money" that will be paid out in claims by all the insurnance companies is now sitting in the big bubble stock market right?
    They will HAVE to liquidate to pay claims....... and who will step in to support the deflating bubble?.......................
     

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