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PHOTOS: Top Democrat Donor Ed Buck With His Democrat Pals and His Black Male Prostitutes — 2 Dead Now


Top Democrat donor Ed Buck with: Governor Jerry Brown, Rep. Ted Lieu, In a T-shirt, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Rep. Adam Schiff, and Hillary Clinton.

The body of another young black gay escort was found at the West Hollywood home of Ed Buck, a top Democrat donor and and political activist.

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after an African-American male was found dead early Monday morning at the Laurel Avenue apartment belonging to one of Hillary Clinton’s donors, Ed Buck.

There will be a rally tonight at the home of Ed Buck to call on LAPD to arrest Buck, according to WEHOVille,

Jasmyne Cannick, a communications and public affairs strategist who has worked with Gemmel Moore’s family, has announced that there will be a rally at 7 p.m. tonight at 1234 Laurel Ave., the home of Ed Buck, to call on the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department to arrest Buck and for District Attorney Jackie Lacey to “prosecute him for murder after another young Black gay man was found dead in his West Hollywood apartment of an apparent overdose.”

As previously reported, a black gay escort named Gemmel Moore died of a meth overdose at Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home in July of 2017.


https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/photos-top-democrat-donor-ed-buck-with-his-democrat-pals-and-his-black-male-prostitutes-2-dead-now/
 

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Israel defense aid bill snared in shutdown showdown

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate was poised to take up legislation to impose new sanctions on Syria, boost security assistance to Israel and reauthorize defense cooperation with Jordan.

But Senate Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., hope to block it on a procedural vote Tuesday, arguing the chamber should not consider any bills until it votes on House-passed legislation to end the partial government shutdown.

The impasse is fueled by a partisan dispute over border wall funding sought by President Donald Trump.

Called the “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act,” the bill promises to be a boon to Israel and potentially to American precision-guided munitions manufacturers. It rolls together four bills Democrats and Republicans supported in the last Congress but weren’t enacted before that Congress ended.

For Israel, the legislation would authorize the $3.3 billion in U.S. security assistance under the two nations’ 2016 memorandum of understanding—and authorize new U.S.-Israel cooperation in anti-drone technologies, cybersecurity and space.

The legislation would extend authorization for the U.S. War Reserve Stockpile in Israel by five years, authorizing an additional $1 billion in stocks. It would also authorize the president to add precision-guided munitions to the stockpile for potential Israeli use in a conflict with Hezbollah.

The bill would authorize a joint assessment of the quantity and type of precision-guided munitions necessary for Israel to defend itself against Hezbollah, Hamas and other terrorist groups, and the bill would support rapid acquisition and deployment procedures for such munitions.

The legislation would also press the Trump administration to expedite export licensing for Israel by adding it to the list of nations eligible for the Strategic Trade Authorization Exception, according to a summary published by American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Outside of the Israel provisions, the bill would reauthorize the U.S.-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 and impose new sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government in response to alleged human rights violations.

“It is in America’s national security interests to ensure that our allies in the Middle East like Israel and Jordan remain secure amid the region’s growing destabilizing threats posed by Iran and Syria’s Assad regime,” Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, who introduced the bill, said in a statement.

https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2019/01/07/israel-defense-aid-bill-snared-in-shutdown-showdown/
 

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Liang withdraws nomination for Fed board seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang said on Monday she had withdrawn her nomination for a seat on the Fed's Board of Governors, citing concern over a lengthy Senate confirmation process. "I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration to be a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve because the likelihood of a prolonged process could have left me in professional limbo for too long," Liang said in a statement. President Donald Trump, who has criticized the central bank for raising interest rates, nominated Liang in September.

Liang, who established the Fed's Division of Financial Stability in 2010, left the central bank two years ago to join the Brookings Institution think tank. "We supported her nomination and believe she would have made a good Governor," White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said in a statement. As head of the Fed's increasingly influential financial stability office, she helped develop the policies put in place after the 2008 financial crisis that many Republicans have hoped to lighten. At the time of the nomination, two White House officials told Reuters that Liang had a strong background on financial and monetary stability, including crisis response, and was considered a good fit for the Fed board.


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Wells Fargo customers to be compensated under 50-state settlement

Under a settlement filed Dec. 28, 2018, with 50 states and the Washington, D.C., over violations of state consumer protection laws, Wells Fargo Bank will create a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not been made whole through other restitution programs already in place can seek review of their inquiry or complaint by a bank escalation team for possible relief. The settlement resolves allegations by Delaware and other state attorney general offices that Wells Fargo violated state consumer protection laws by opening millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolling customers into online banking services without their knowledge or consent; improperly referring customers for enrollment in third-party renters and life insurance policies; improperly charging auto loan customers for force-placed and unnecessary collateral protection insurance; failing to ensure that customers received refunds of unearned premiums on certain optional auto finance products; and incorrectly charging customers for mortgage rate lock extension fees.


The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit, which joined in the investigation and settlement, said any Delawarean who was or currently is a customer of Wells Fargo and experienced any of the above issues, will be able to utilize a dedicated website that will go live in late February 2019 to take steps to be compensated. Delaware DOJ will provide an update for consumers once more information concerning consumer redress is made available. The consumer redress process will be overseen by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The settlement represents the most significant engagement involving a national bank by state attorneys general acting without a federal law enforcement partner. In addition to the consumer restitution, as part of the settlement, Wells Fargo will pay a total of $575 million to the states and Washington, D.C.


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Far-Left California Governor Gavin Newsom Vows “Sanctuary to All Who Seek it” In Inauguration Speech (VIDEO)

California just swapped out one radical left-wing Governor for another.

On Monday, Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown stepped down from his post and far-left radical Gavin Newsom took his place as the 40th Governor of California.

Gavin Newsom came out swinging in his inauguration speech, slammed President Trump’s immigration policies and vowed to give sanctuary to “all who seek it.”

Newsom says this just days after Police Corporal Ronil Singh was murdered by an illegal alien from Mexico — and Newsom denied Singh’s death had anything to do with sanctuary city laws.

Newsom’s 2-year-old son, Dutch walked onto the stage so he picked up and held his son then proceeded to rip into the Trump administration and said children should not be “ripped away from their parents” at the southern border.

Obama separated illegal alien children from their parents yet Dems and media never said a word.

Newsom also said Trump’s border wall “should never be built.”

Thanks to illegal aliens voting and “ballot harvesting,” California took a hard left turn and lost several Congressional seats to far left radical Democrats in the 2018 midterms.

People are fleeing California in droves because of stifling taxes and dangerous Democrat policies allowing illegal aliens from Mexico to flood into the state.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/far-left-california-governor-gavin-newsom-vows-sanctuary-to-all-who-seek-it-in-inauguration-speech-video/
 

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World Bank President Kim Unexpectedly Resigns

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-07/world-bank-president-kim-unexpectedly-resigns

"Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, abruptly announced that he will be leaving his post on February 1, more than three years ahead of the end of his term as the development lender grapples with turbulence in emerging markets and U.S. doubts about the usefulness of multilateral institutions.

“It has been a great honor to serve as President of this remarkable institution, full of passionate individuals dedicated to the mission of ending extreme poverty in our lifetime,” Kim said in a statement on Monday.

“The work of the World Bank Group is more important now than ever as the aspirations of the poor rise all over the world, and problems like climate change, pandemics, famine and refugees continue to grow in both their scale and complexity,” he added.

Kim has been at the helm of the World Bank since 2012, and was re-elected for a second five-year term that began in 2017."

muh refugees. muh climate change.

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Good Leaders Should Love the People They Lead

When I was a teenager, my grandfather, a captain in the Marines, told me a story about a general he met during the Vietnam War. When my grandfather went to meet this general, he found him making calls to save a group of Marines, after a rescue mission had turned into a full-scale battle.

The Marines have a creed to never abandon a fellow Marine, dead or alive. A group of Marines had been ambushed while trying to recover the bodies of another unit, and the next group that was sent in as reinforcements was also ambushed.

The general was desperately trying to save these young men. He turned to my grandfather with tears running down his cheeks and said, “My boys are dying out there.”

When my grandfather spoke of good leaders, this was often the anecdote he used.

A core trait of a good leader is to love the people you’re in charge of. The Han Dynasty text “Guiguzi” states, “One with talent but no kindness cannot command an army.”

How a leader regarded those in his charge was among the key traits that separated sage kings from tyrants. It was the virtue that determined whether a military leader cared about how his choices affected the well-being of his men, and whether a ruler cared about how a policy affected the everyday lives of his people.

In this same light, a boss can run an efficient and well-ordered company and still be hated by his employees. A man can have a well-ordered home and still be despised by his wife.

The reason is that being able to lead does not necessarily make someone a good leader. Efficiency, order, and even tangible results are not always the mark of a good leader. History is filled with great leaders who weren’t necessarily good men, and while their accomplishments might have been far-reaching, they left tainted legacies.

https://www.theepochtimes.com/good-leaders-should-love-the-people-they-lead_2742533.html
 

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Brazil's environmental chief resigns after Bolsonaro criticism

The head of Brazil's environmental protection agency has resigned following criticism from the country's newly inaugurated far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.

A spokesperson for the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) confirmed on Monday that Suely de Araujo stepped down after Bolsonaro suggested there were irregularities in Ibama's budget, Reuters news agency reported. Araujo had led the agency since 2016.

The Environment Ministry, which oversees Ibama, told Reuters in an emailed statement that it had been planning to replace Araujo and that a new head of the agency would be named within days.

Bolsonaro, a former army captain who swept to power in a tumultuous October election, has routinely attacked Ibama, which is tasked with policing the Amazon rainforest to stop deforestation and illegal mining.

On Sunday, the 63-year-old retweeted a Tweet published by Brazil's environment minister, Ricardo Salles, highlighting an alleged 28.7 million reais ($7.73m) spend by the agency on rental vehicles this year.

"We've had a system created mainly to financially violate Brazilians without the slightest care," Bolsonaro, who has toyed with yanking Brazil out of the Paris climate accord, said.

Araujo released a written statement on Sunday saying Bolsonaro and Salles, who has previously called climate change a "secondary issue" and alleged many environmental fines are "ideological", had made "baseless accusations."

She said the cost was for the rental of 393 four-wheel drive trucks used by Ibama's armed agents across Brazil, and that the contract's amount also included all fuel costs and maintenance.


https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/brazil-environmental-chief-resigns-criticism-190107161353404.html
 

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Shocking footage shows how police officers get attacked by ‘Arabs’ in Berlin

“Shoot them (the police), shoot! Go, boys (comrades)! shoot him there (at one policeman)!” Shocking footage made by the German police during New Year’s Eve shows how officers were attacked.

According to the source of the footage it was recorded in Berlin and Arab men with with Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese dialects can be heard.

The video clearly shows the attackers had the intention to attack the police officers and some are instructed to do so:

“Sons of bitches! Shoot them those sons of bitches! Sons of bitches! Shoot them (the police), shoot! Sons of bitches! Okay Samieh, let him go, he’s had enough, he’s had enough, let him go.”

https://voiceofeurope.com/2019/01/watch-shocking-footage-shows-how-police-officers-get-attacked-by-arabs-in-berlin/
 

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NYT hit piece on Trump. Talk about panic in DC

The presidential oath of office contains 35 words and one core promise: to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” Since virtually the moment Donald J. Trump took that oath two years ago, he has been violating it.

He has repeatedly put his own interests above those of the country. He has used the presidency to promote his businesses. He has accepted financial gifts from foreign countries. He has lied to the American people about his relationship with a hostile foreign government. He has tolerated cabinet officials who use their position to enrich themselves.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/05/opinion/sunday/trump-impeachment.html

And then it gets worse. It's so full of lies I bet this person gets a Journalist Award of some kind.
 

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Nancy Pelosi And House Dems Introduce Bill That Would Immediately Restore Voting Rights For Convicted Felons Nationwide



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats unveiled a bill Friday that would immediately restore voting rights to convicted felons nationwide.

Convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences would have their voting rights restored, but those incarcerated at the time of an election would still be barred from voting.

The bill would also mandate automatic voter registration nationwide.


House Democrats unveiled details of a sweeping federal elections reform package Friday that, if enacted, would immediately restore voting rights to convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences nationwide.


The bill, titled the “For the People Act,” would also mandate automatic voter registration nationwide for eligible voters that provide information to state government agencies such as the DMV.


The act “makes automatic voter registration a mandate nationwide — not just in certain states or in certain counties — but nationwide,” Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia said at a press conference announcing the bill Friday. “We must get there, and we will get there, as Democrats.”

“It restores voting rights to felons who paid their debt to society,” Lewis added.


The bill, also known as House Resolution 1, or H.R. 1, includes dozens of measures from House Democrats including election security, campaign finance and anti-corruption reforms. The package was introduced Thursday by Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes of Maryland and co-sponsored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.


It also includes a measure that would require sitting presidents and vice presidents, in addition to presidential and vice presidential candidates, to release 10 years of personal tax returns.


The bill will “strengthen our democracy and return political power to the people by making it easier, not harder, to vote, ending the dominance of big money in our politics and ensuring that public officials actually serve the public,” Sarbanes said Thursday.


The bill holds that “the right of an individual who is a citizen of the United States to vote in any election for Federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a criminal offense.”

https://thepoliticalinsider.com/felon-voting-rights/?utm_campaign=TPI_Morning_Newsletter_1_7_2019&utm_source=criticalimpact&utm_medium=email&utm_content=1d09840caddec138a6473c7b9fa19141&source=CI
 

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Texas Border County Bailiff Pleads Guilty to Working with Gulf Cartel-Connected Gang

MCALLEN, Texas – An ex-bailiff for a Texas county judge pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy charges for his role in helping a violent gang with ties to Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. The Texas lawman is facing a possible sentence of life in prison for his role in forging court documents and leaking sensitive law enforcement information to the criminal organization.


Last week, former Hidalgo County Court #6 bailiff Oscar De La Cruz pleaded guilty to one count of drug conspiracy before U.S. District Judge Dorina Ramos. His sentencing hearing is set for March 20 and remains out on bond. As Breitbart News reported in May 2018, Oscar De La Cruz was initially arrested by FBI agents following an investigation into claims from an informant about paying a cop for fake police documents regarding drug seizures. De La Cruz will be sentenced by the same judge whose signature he forged for cartel-linked gang members. In South Texas, drug smugglers and corrupt cops previously staged fake seizures or used forged documents to fool cartels into believing that their drug loads were seized when in fact, they were stolen.


De La Cruz was one of the more than 20 men named in a multi-count indictment targeting a drug trafficking organization. According to information first published by Dave Hendricks from the Progress Times, De La Cruz worked for a gang called “Los Mickys,” a group with deep ties to the Gulf Cartel. Los Mickys was led by Jose Miguel “El Mickey” Montemayor and the two brothers, Macrin “El Filtro” Marin Cerda and Miguel “El Tigre” Marin Cerda. The various members of the gang were tied to the Gulf Cartel but also worked as a rip-crew by stealing drugs from other smugglers in order to sell them on the side.


Los Mickys are tied to numerous armed home invasions, searching for drugs and cash to steal. The group was linked to a June 2017 break-in in McAllen where they raided the wrong house and held an innocent family at gunpoint. The gang was also connected to a 2010 case in Edinburg that led to a high-speed chase when a gunman from Los Mickys crashed against another vehicle–killing three innocent victims.


https://www.breitbart.com/border/2019/01/07/texas-border-county-bailiff-pleads-guilty-to-working-with-gulf-cartel-connected-gang/
 

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Video Exposes the Absolute Hypocrisy of Chuck Schumer So Great, One Wonders if Chuck Has Been Reprogrammed or Bodysnatched


 

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Wave of undocumented Africans arrive in Mexico


Migrants ask for political asylum in the United States of America.

06 January 2019, Piedras Negras, Coahuila.- A wave of undocumented immigrants coming from the other side of the world; Africa, surprised Piedras Negras, Coahuila.

This border town, accustomed to a steady stream of Mexican and Central American migrants, was surprised by the wave of migrants who ask for political asylum in the United States.

Hundreds of citizens of Congo, Cameroon, and Angola, among other countries, arrived in the last months of 2018 to this and other border cities of Coahuila and Tamaulipas.

Only in Piedras Negras there were about 200 of them, including several entire families.

They joined other hundreds of undocumented immigrants, saturating the available shelters, so there were those who had to live in squares or next to the international crossings waiting to be able to cross to ask for asylum.

According to the Africans, they chose that border because they were told by their acquaintances in the United States.

“My country has war,” said Serge Lukau Kimbuabua, who left the Democratic Republic of the Congo with his eight-year-old son.

“Thank God that, after three months (of travel), we are already here,” added the African, who took shelter in a shelter provided in the Fire Station.

https://themazatlanpost.com/2019/01/06/wave-of-undocumented-africans-arrive-in-mexico/
 

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Russian Lawyer From Trump Tower Meeting Charged In Money Laundering Case


A Russian lawyer and Fusion GPS associate who attended the infamous Trump Tower meeting has been charged with obstructing justice by making a "misleading declaration" in a separate money laundering case, according to the Washington Post.


Natalia Veselnitskaya - a Trump-hating fan of the late John McCain - was initially denied entry into the United States, only to be allowed into the country by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch under "extraordinary circumstances" so she could represent Fusion GPS client Prevezon Holdings in a civil case brought by the US attorney's office in Manhattan.


Prevezon is owned by Russian and Israeli businessman Denis Katsyv, who settled the case for $5.9 million in fines after he was busted in a $230 million embezzlement and money laundering scheme reportedly sanctioned by Russian Officials, in which large sums of money were stolen from the Russian government and invested in New York real estate. Some of the missing funds were traced to Prevezon.


The department had alleged in a civil complaint that a Russian criminal organization ran an elaborate tax refund scheme, stealing the identities of targeted companies and filing sham lawsuits to incur fake losses for refund purposes.


Those involved made about $230 million in tax refunds, prosecutors said, and filtered the money through shell companies and eventually into Prevezon, a Cyprus-based real estate corporation. Prevezon, prosecutors said, laundered the funds into real estate, including by investing in high end commercial property and luxury apartments in Manhattan. -Washington Post


The alleged fraud was uncovered by attorneys hired by the victim firms to investigate, one of whom was deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in custody.

Veselnitskaya was also a central figure in the Trump Tower meeting arranged by Fusion GPS associate Rob Goldstone - who admits "it appeared to me to have been a bait and switch of somebody who appeared to be lobbying for what I now understood to be the Magnitsky act," which sanctions Russian officials thought to be involved in the Magnitsky death.


https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-08/trump-hating-russian-lawyer-trump-tower-meeting-charged-money-laundering-case
 

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PROTESTER Interrupts Dem Governor Newsom’s Inauguration – FILMS IT – “I Object! Cpl Ronil Singh’s Blood Is On Your Hands!” (VIDEO)


Jim Hoft by Jim Hoft January 8, 2019 99 Comments

Democrat Gavin Newsom was sworn in as governor of the nation’s most populous state on Monday night.

Newsom, 51, will succeed term-limited Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown.

In his speech Newsom slammed President Trump’s immigration policies and vowed to give sanctuary to “all who seek it.”

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/20...pl-ronil-singhs-blood-is-on-your-hands-video/
 

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Israel defense aid bill snared in shutdown showdown

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate was poised to take up legislation to impose new sanctions on Syria, boost security assistance to Israel and reauthorize defense cooperation with Jordan.

But Senate Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., hope to block it on a procedural vote Tuesday, arguing the chamber should not consider any bills until it votes on House-passed legislation to end the partial government shutdown.

The impasse is fueled by a partisan dispute over border wall funding sought by President Donald Trump.

Called the “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act,” the bill promises to be a boon to Israel and potentially to American precision-guided munitions manufacturers. It rolls together four bills Democrats and Republicans supported in the last Congress but weren’t enacted before that Congress ended.

For Israel, the legislation would authorize the $3.3 billion in U.S. security assistance under the two nations’ 2016 memorandum of understanding—and authorize new U.S.-Israel cooperation in anti-drone technologies, cybersecurity and space.

The legislation would extend authorization for the U.S. War Reserve Stockpile in Israel by five years, authorizing an additional $1 billion in stocks. It would also authorize the president to add precision-guided munitions to the stockpile for potential Israeli use in a conflict with Hezbollah.

The bill would authorize a joint assessment of the quantity and type of precision-guided munitions necessary for Israel to defend itself against Hezbollah, Hamas and other terrorist groups, and the bill would support rapid acquisition and deployment procedures for such munitions.

The legislation would also press the Trump administration to expedite export licensing for Israel by adding it to the list of nations eligible for the Strategic Trade Authorization Exception, according to a summary published by American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Outside of the Israel provisions, the bill would reauthorize the U.S.-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 and impose new sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government in response to alleged human rights violations.

“It is in America’s national security interests to ensure that our allies in the Middle East like Israel and Jordan remain secure amid the region’s growing destabilizing threats posed by Iran and Syria’s Assad regime,” Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, who introduced the bill, said in a statement.

https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2019/01/07/israel-defense-aid-bill-snared-in-shutdown-showdown/
Good, we shouldn't be giving them a dime!! We can build a nice wall for $38B!
 

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It also includes a measure that would require sitting presidents and vice presidents, in addition to presidential and vice presidential candidates, to release 10 years of personal tax returns.
Yea like mike or oprah are going to do that. Why not include congress in that little ditty......
 

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Former Law Enforcement Official: Benghazi Coverup Was to Protect Clinton Foundation - General Flynn Attacked Because He Knew Too Much

A former Law Enforcement Officer named Roscoe B. Davis unveiled a number or tweets over the weekend tying the attack in Benghazi to the Clinton Foundation. The foundation reportedly made millions gun running and General Flynn was allegedly attacked because he knew too much.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/former-law-enforcement-official-benghazi-coverup-was-to-protect-clinton-foundation-general-flynn-attacked-because-he-knew-too-much/
 

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China unveils its first STEALTH SPY DRONE that can fly 40 hours without refuelling and scout ground targets from 9,800ft

'''China has unveiled its first stealth spy drone that is invisible to radar and can fly 40 hours without refuelling.

The 'Sky Hawk' warplane is capable of taking a clear picture of a car's number plate while flying at the altitude of 3,000 metres (9,800 feet), according to its developer. '''

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been kept as a top secret by Beijing, and this is the first time any footage of it has been released.

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EXCLUSIVE: Sun, sea, sand and sex cults:

Inside the $47 million Fijian island paradise bought by billionaire Seagrams heiress Clare Bronfman while she oversaw branding cult

'''This is the stunning Fijian island paradise that Seagram's liquor heiress Clare Bronfman, stepdaughter of Nigel Havers, bought using her family's fortune while allegedly financing Keith Rainere's sex cult NXIVM.

Bronfman, who pleaded not guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges on Tuesday, owns 80 per cent of Wakaya - a 3.1 square mile private island off the coast of Fiji - after acquiring the land for a staggering $47 million in 2016.'''

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Iranian Defense Minister hopes for more Syrian battlefield victories in 2019

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:40 P.M.) – The Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami told the Syrian Deputy Defense Minister on Monday that he hopes for more victories for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in 2019.

According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the minister made these comments on the sidelines of the International Conference on Defense and Security in West Asia.

During the meeting, Hatami expressed his happiness over Syria’s recent victories and hoped that the chain of victories will go on for Syria.

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been one of Syria’s most important allies as they provided the necessary support for the government to continue their fight against the opposition and Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) groups.

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Congressman calls on Justice Department to halt federal funding for Nation of Islam

In a letter to the Justice Department obtained by the Washington Examiner, Buchanan called the report “disturbing” and said the government’s funding of the openly anti-Semitic black separatist group was “downright immoral.”

“As you may know, the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center have designated the Nation of Islam as a hate group for its racist and anti-Semitic beliefs,” Buchanan wrote in the letter to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

“The federal government should not use taxpayer dollars to subsidize one of the most infamous hate groups in the United States,” Buchanan added. “That’s why I’m demanding your department immediately cease all contracts with the Nation of Islam and prohibit it from receiving any contracts in the future.”

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Bernie Sanders under siege at critical 2020 moment: ‘The problem has to be dealt with’

MANCHESTER, N.H. – As Bernie Sanders gears up for a likely second run at the Democratic presidential nomination, the Vermont senator finds himself facing a much higher level of scrutiny than he ever endured in 2016.

And while the 77-year-old Democratic socialist popularized Medicare-for-all and other big-government programs since espoused by a host of 2020 hopefuls, he is now one of many like-minded candidates – no longer the lone torch-bearer for the progressive cause. Perhaps the most ideologically aligned of the lot, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, got the jump on the field by launching her presidential exploratory committee last week and then promptly barnstorming Iowa.

But making matters worse, Sanders has been forced to grapple with lingering fallout from a sexual harassment controversy tied to his 2016 campaign. The allegations of harassment and sexism in Sanders’ 2016 campaign – which emerged in reports last week by The New York Times and Politico – are raising new questions even among some of Sanders' strongest supporters.

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Golden Globes Ratings Down From 2018; Four-Year Low In Early Numbers

by Dominic Patten

January 7, 2019 6:32am

Last night’s 76th Golden Globe Awards saw big surprises like Bohemian Rhapsody’s big win for Best Motion Picture — Drama, a big send-off for FX’s The Americans, flu shots, a trio of victories for Green Book, some history made by co-host Sandra Oh, and a Saturday Night Live alum mock marriage proposal.

Clocking in at around 3 hours and 20 minutes and coming right after a NFL Wild Card playoff game that threatened to run long, the ceremony fronted by Oh and Andy Samberg was a bit more traditional than usual and never even mentioned Donald Trump once. Kicking off the awards season, the omission of the often Hollywood-reviled former Celebrity Apprentice host came despite pointed political remarks by Vice star Christian Bale, Roma director Alfonso Cuarón, and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story executive producer Brad Simpson.

The 76th Golden Globes snared a 12.7/21 rating in metered market results. That’s down 5% from the early metrics of 75th Golden Globes of January 7, 2018, which were basically even with the 2017 Jimmy Fallon-hosted ceremony. Tracking across the years, last night’s Globes were the lowest in metered markets since the 2015 ceremony, when Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were co-hosts for their third and final stint.

While the 5% decline is relatively modest, it is worth noting that the Golden Globes’ lead-in this year was several times bigger than the last two years when the NFL Wild Card game aired on Fox, and NBC ran a Globes red carpet special from 7-8 PM. The Globes also faced higher-rated, football-boosted Fox lineup, led by The Simpsons, in 2017 and 2018.

https://deadline.com/2019/01/2019-golden-globe-awards-ratings-bohemian-rhapsody-sandra-oh-andy-samberg-nbc-1202530431/
 

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Democrats Caught Running SECOND FALSE FLAG Internet Campaign during Alabama Senate Race

Corrupt Democrats ran a Facebook smear campaign against Judge Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race in 2017 and Facebook allowed it.

Democrat activists took what Russia did on a minute scale in the 2016 election and ramped it up times one thousand.

PLEASE NOTE: Russia’s 2016 disinformation campaign targeted both pro-Trump and pro-Hillary supporters. The liberal mainstream media does not like to mention this in their reporting. Russia spent just $6,000 in the last six weeks of the 2016 election on ads. Russia spent only $4,600 on Google ads in the 2016 campaign. The Russian influence in the 2016 election was minimal and is one of the biggest lies by the left this century.

Democrats took this “Russian model” and ramped it up — times a million!

Facebook allowed this to happen.

LinkedIn billionaire Reid Hoffman was a top funder of this deception.

But it gets better…

The same hacks who ran this deceptive campaign against Judge Roy Moore are the same people who wrote the junk “Russia interference” report for the US Senate!

The SAME PEOPLE!

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/they-cheat-democrats-caught-running-second-false-flag-internet-campaign-during-alabama-senate-race/
 

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US destroyer sails through disputed South China Sea as trade talks kick off in Beijing

A US Navy vessel, USS ‘McCampbell,’ has sailed past disputed islets of the South China Sea in a ‘freedom of navigation’ operation. In response, Beijing sent military ships and aircraft to warn it off, condemning the “provocation.”

The guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands archipelago, the US Pacific fleet said on Monday. The operation was carried out to “to challenge excessive maritime claims,” according to the fleet’s spokeswoman Rachel McMarr.

The voyage of USS ‘McCampbell’ has triggered an angry reaction from Beijing. China’s Foreign Ministry accused the US of entering the waters of the Paracel Islands without permission, adding that it had lodged “stern representations” with Washington.

“We urge the United States to immediately cease this kind of provocation,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, adding that China had sent military ships and aircraft to identify and warn off the rogue ship.

The troubled waters of the South China Sea are disputed by several nations of the region, namely Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Taiwan – which Beijing sees as an integral part of the mainland.

China claims sovereignty over almost of all the waters, which are frequently visited by US military vessels. Washington insists that it has been exercising its “freedom of navigation” right.

The incident coincided with the start of high-level talks on trade between the US and China, which kicked off on Monday in Beijing. The negotiations, led by the deputy trade ministers of the two countries, are expected to go on for two days.

The talks have become the very first official contact on trade rivalry since early December, when US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to try and settle differences during the G20 summit in Argentina. Back then, the two leaders announced a 90-day truce on new tariffs, which is set to expire on March 1. The trade war between Washington and Beijing has been going on for nearly a year already, with the two countries slapping tariffs on $300 billion worth of each other’s goods.

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Approximately 15 acid attacks per week in Britain, with 73% of them taking place in London

The United Kingdom’s surge of the previously unheard of phenomenon of acid attacks has seen an average of 15 a week over the past three years, with the vast majority taking place in the crime-struck capital.

There were 2,602 acid attacks in Britain between January 2015 and May 2018, according to government figures accessed by The Mirror.

Comparing that figure, the newspaper notes that between 2007 and 2011 there were just 100 such attacks, or just one a fortnight over the period.

The paper also reports instances of particular attacks that have taken place in recent years, some of which have child victims and even child perpetrators – one being as young as six years old.

Breitbart London has reported on the rising prominence of acid attacks in the United Kingdom and in London in particular, with the city being crowned the world acid attack capital in 2017, with incidents reaching “epidemic” levels, according to medics working on acid victim care.

While the attacks are often severely debilitating and leave victims with what are euphemistically called “life-changing injuries”, Britain saw its first prosecution for an acid attack killing in 2018. The victim, who had just come from the grave of her daughter, died 11 days later.

In another attack a three-year-old boy was splashed with acid during a “deliberate” attack which police attributed to “community violence”. Five were subsequently arrested, with the case soon going to court.



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