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Van Jones: Russia is “Nothing burger”—American Pravda: CNN Part 2

(NEW YORK)—Project Veritas’ American Pravda: CNN continues today with a video of left-leaning political commentator Van Jones caught on camera plainly stating that “the Russia thing is just a big nothing burger.”

This follows the release of a video of CNN Producer John Bonifield, who was caught touting the Russia narrative as “bullsh*t.”—More…

By News on the Net -- Project Veritas- Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

Siri Plans to Stop Taking Orders and Start Giving Them

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced the company is going to focus on developing self–driving car “systems” instead of the car itself. In an interview with Bloomberg Television he explained this qualifies as an “MOA” effort as in “The Mother Of All AI projects.”

The decision to concentrate on software, rather than both hardware and software is a new one for Apple. Normally the company designs the hardware along with the operating software and then ships the entire package off to China for manufacturing and intellectual property theft.

By Michael R. Shannon - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

McConnell delays Senate health care vote until after July 4 recess

The good news is the Senate health care bill isn’t going to fail this week. The bad news is that’s only because Mitch McConnell recognized the car was heading for a cliff and had the good sense to hit the brakes. For now. With three Republicans and one libertarian having announced their refusal to back the bill in its present form, there’s more work to do, and McConnell isn’t going to get it done before the July 4 recess.

So the vote will have to wait until everyone returns on July 10, or later:

The delay came after efforts stalled to tweak the legislation and garner support from the nine Republican senators who now oppose the bill. The Republican opposition was significant enough that even a routine procedural motion allowing the vote to proceed faced potential defeat.

By Dan Calabrese - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

Sarah Palin sues New York Times over editorial linking her to Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Well, well, well.  It looks like Sarah Palin has finally had enough of the Gray Lady’s lies. News broke last night that she is going to sue the New York Times for defamation - a claim stemming from the Times Editorial Board’s decision to once again portray her as the inspiration for the Gabrielle Giffords shooting.  I previously discussed the story here, but in case you missed it, here’s the short version.

Back in 2011, the website for Sarah Palin’s PAC ran an image featuring stylized crosshairs hovering over “targeted” political districts. One of those districts was held by Gabrielle Giffords who was gravely injured when Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot. Ghoulish Democrats began using the website in their fundraising, despite the fact that we know - with 100% certainty - that Loughner’s sick plan had been gestating for years before the website even existed.

By Robert Laurie - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

CNN producer admits witch hunt against Trump

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CNN’s relentlessly biased coverage of the Left’s baseless Russian electoral collusion conspiracy theory against President Trump is “mostly bullshit,” a senior CNN producer was caught revealing on sensational hidden camera video footage.

President Trump promptly agreed with the producer on Twitter.

“So they caught Fake News CNN cold, but what about NBC, CBS & ABC?” the president tweeted at 8:47 a.m. yesterday. “What about the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost? They are all Fake News!”

Liberty Counsel Defends FL County for Ten Commandments Monument

LEVY COUNTY, FL - Late yesterday Liberty Counsel filed a Motion for Summary Judgement in American Atheists, Inc. v. Levy County, where a local atheist and an atheist group claim that the Ten Commandments monument next to the county courthouse violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

In 2009, Levy County created neutral guidelines for local residents and groups to place their own monuments in an area next to the courthouse, commemorating people, events or ideas that have significantly influenced American or Florida law, or Levy County. These monuments would join a veterans monument placed by a local veterans group in 1996. After the guidelines were in place, a local crisis pregnancy center applied to place the Ten Commandments monument in the forum. Given the long-recognized influence of the Ten Commandments in the development of American law, the County approved the monument under the guidelines, and it was placed in early 2010.

By Liberty Counsel - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

Judicial Watch Files Second Lawsuit Against Veterans Affairs for Information on Non-Veteran Use of M

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) for information regarding non-veteran use of prime real estate in West Los Angeles set aside nearly 130 years ago to serve as a home for disabled veterans. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (No. 1:17-cv- 01078)).

The lawsuit was filed after the VA failed to respond to an April 14, 2017, FOIA request concerning the Veterans’ Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS):

By Judicial Watch - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

AIM Editor on Cavuto about Trump, and Faith in the Media

Accuracy in Media Editor Roger Aronoff was a guest on “Cavuto Coast to Coast” on June 26 on the Fox Business Network to discuss reasons for the public’s lack of faith in the press.

Kyle Courtney, a Donald Trump supporter from Texas, placed an ad on a billboard criticizing ABC News for its slanted reporting on alleged Russia collusion. “Kyle Courtney is speaking for a lot of people,” said Aronoff on Cavuto’s show. “Accuracy in Media has been around nearly 50 years talking about the liberal bias in the media. So we’re very familiar with it.”

“And recently this Harvard Shorenstein study that shows the first hundred days or so of the Trump administration, how the coverage has been—particularly CNN and NBC—93 percent negative,” said Aronoff, who questioned those results because he still hasn’t “seen seven percent positive coverage on either network.”

By Roger Aronoff - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

VIDEO: White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders goes off on CNN’s fakery during press briefing

The war between the White House and the press corps continues. And it needs to. To watch these people react as deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads them the riot act is utterly astonishing. They simply have no concept of the harm they’ve done - not just to the Trump Administration but to the nation - with their constant spewing of unreliably sourced, false garbage. It’s not just the Russia nonsense. It’s everything. Much of it is trivial, but that doesn’t excuse them in the slightest because they play it up like it’s important.

And the old-line thinking that you don’t start a fight with these people is gone, as it needs to be. Sanders absolutely lets them have it here, and they don’t take it well:

By Dan Calabrese - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - Full Story

Response to a Trump Hater

Not long ago, an old friend texted me her thoughts on President Trump.  She felt that he should immediately be impeached for the following reasons: he was a dictator, he colluded with Russia, that he tampered with the FBI investigation, he has practiced gross misconduct and that he is a “dumba”. Furthermore, Obama put stuff in place during his administration for the good of our country and now we are spending tax dollars undoing these things, which proves President Trump thinks it’s his country not everyone else’s.  Finally she felt Trump is grossly inappropriate, short tempered, off the wall, unrealistic, unreliable, untruthful, uncouth, a big baby, racist and stupid.  She felt that if only I would watch “The Real News” (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Headline News, MSNBC, etc.), I would know the “truth”.

Although my friend is well meaning, she has been swept into nothing less than an attempted soft coup of a duly elected president by the very swamp he has promised to drain.  Aside from the fact that most of these charges are not impeachable and, the rest have little or no proof, that level of hate is tremendously common among Liberals and is extremely dangerous.  Why is it so terribly dangerous?  This level of hate is used to justify crimes such as the 30 GOP Congressmen that have been attacked or threatened since May or the shooting of the GOP whip Steve Scalise, which would even bring our republic to its knees.

By Roger King - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Ripping off taxpayers to finance America’s destruction

While being investigated for things that never happened and facing Antifa thugs and other lunatic leftists crawling out from under rocks nationwide while the true criminals in the Democratic Party get a free pass, the Trump administration has managed to accomplish, in these few short months, more than George W. Bush accomplished (i.e. things that actually helped America out) in his first term.

Trump is already rolling back big parts of Obama’s train wreck of an agenda and pulling our nation back from the brink and toward some semblance of sanity and the rule of law. One of the latest major changes, and one with significant potential impact on the Left’s ability to wage war against America, is Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s recent announcement that the Department of Justice is ending payments to radical leftist organizations from the multi-billion dollar slush fund amassed by the Obama DoJ’s various industry shakedowns.

Peter Schweizer‘s Government Accountability Institute issued a report in October 2016, “Follow the Money: How the Department of Justice Funds Progressive Activists,” that detailed the stunning amount of money the DoJ has been awarding to left-wing groups. Under Eric Holder’s DoJ, financial institutions paid an unprecedented $110 billion in fines, much of which came in through out-of-court settlements.

By James Simpson - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Is Team Jihad here to stay?

(first posted at The Daily Caller)

When Amor Ftouhi stabbed a Flint police officer June 21, Americans feared the worst: Terrorism. When media reports revealed that Ftouhi yelled “Allahu Akbar” while doing it, the news came as no surprise.

Paris. San Bernardino. Brussels. Orlando. London. The Flint stabbing joins a long list of recent terrorist attacks on the West, heightening our anxieties to levels not seen since the 9/11 hijackings.

According to a Gallup poll conducted before the 2016 election, Americans name terrorism as the top problem facing the United States, ahead of the economy. Roughly one-third of Americans are worried that they or someone in their family will become a victim of terrorism. The response eerily resembles the night of September 11th, when 35 percent of Americans expressed the same concern.

Never-Trumps Infected By Fake News

Watching MSNBC, I heard Chris Hayes list several bogus excuses for Ossoff losing in Georgia. Hayes placed Karen Handel receiving outside funds high on his list. I thought, Are you kidding me? Fake news media are committed 24/7 to deceiving Americans. Blocking Trump from implementing his and our agenda and impeaching him has become their sole reason for existence.

Ninety-five percent of Ossoff’s $23-million campaign funds came from outside of Georgia.  Ossoff is the candidate who was overwhelmingly funded by outsiders, not Handel. Handel’s campaign spent a fraction of what Ossoff’s campaign spent. Chris Hayes clearly lied, dispensing more fake news.

The bottom of the screen on MSNBC read something like CBC: Trump hurts black communities. In a letter rejecting Trump’s invite to meet with them, the Congressional Black Caucus wrote, “...we have in fact witnessed steps that will affirmatively hurt black communities.

By Lloyd Marcus - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Bernie Sanders: Capitalist Pig

When Bernie Sanders first came to Vermont, he bought a shack with a dirt floor with unemployment money. Last year, Bernie joined the company of Vermont’s 1% and bought his third home.

The money that Bernie used his way to break the $1 million mark and buy his way into the 1% came from the $27 donors he touted during his campaign. Other campaigns were funded by billionaires. But the folks paying for Bernie’s private Delta 767 with its menu of herb crusted lamb loin, chocolate ganache, fine cheeses and white wine were ordinary people who would never be allowed to fly on it.

Bernie could live large on their donations, but he couldn’t directly pocket their money. Not unless he figured out how to sell them something of his own. And that’s how Bernie joined the 1%.

By Daniel Greenfield - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Shocking Media Lies

In a story about the Women’s March on Washington, Time magazine published various “Portraits of Dissent” that included the views of a 17-year-old Calvert County, Maryland, high school senior with the words “Nasty, Queer, #,” marked on her cheeks and forehead. She was quoted as saying rights were in danger because of the Trump presidency and that Vice President Mike Pence “is someone that supports electroshocking people like me to turn us into people we aren’t.”

Pence never said any such thing. But where did this fictional and irrational claim come from? And why did Time publish this lie?

A new report from the National Task Force for Therapy Equality to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) identifies precisely where many of the false claims are originating. The report, entitled, “Lies, Deception, and Fraud,” accuses the Southern Poverty Law Center, Human Rights Campaign, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights of a hate campaign designed to ban psychotherapy for individuals with sexual and gender identity conflicts.

By Cliff Kincaid - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

5 THINGS CONSERVATIVES MUST DO TO CRUSH THE LEFT

Democrats are losers. They spent an estimated $24 million and got trounced in another election.

Republican Karen Handel whupped Liberal Democrat Jon Ossoff (a.k.a. “Pajama Boy”) in Georgia’s special House election. Democrats have now lost four special congressional elections. As a result, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats are panicking. Younger Democrats blame Pelosi, and the long knives are out.

So what are Pelosi and left-wing Democrats doing to resurrect their party? They’re bringing back Barack Obama! According to reports, Obama will start campaigning for Democrats in the fall. The left are so blinded by their hatred for Trump and the good that he represents that all they can do is reach to the past. The fact that Trump is impervious to their lies and grows stronger under stress is infuriating them even more.

By Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Pelosi the survivor

On Thursday, after a highly touted Democrat lost a special election in Georgia, it finally began to dawn on Democrat congressmen that maybe, just maybe, Nancy Pelosi’s continuing 15-year reign as Democratic House Leader was past its expiration date and should be cut short. Many were concerned that the Republicans were able to successfully feature her in a majority of the political ads attacking Democrat Jon Ossoff in the Georgia congressional race, which he lost by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent. This was even with Ossoff managing to outspend the Republican, Karen Handel, about $24 million to $5 million (although outside spending narrowed the Democrat advantage somewhat).

Several Democrats were so incensed that they even spoke out publicly. “If you were talking about a company that was posting losing numbers, if you were talking about any sports team that was losing time and time again, changes would be made, right? The CEO out. The coach would be out and there would be a new strategy put in place,” Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) said. “We need a vision, right? Where do we want to go as a party? And we need a message. How are we going to get there?”

By BombThrowers -- Eli David- Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Watch as newly ‘lawyered-up’ Bernie Sanders dodges question about FBI bank fraud investigation

Over the weekend, you may have seen Chuck Todd worm his way through an utterly worthless 7-minute interview with Bernie Sanders. Bernie’s wife is at the center of an FBI investigation into alleged bank fraud, and Senator Sanders may also be implicated because there’s some indication that he used his position to pressure the bank into approving a bad loan.  The couple have “lawyered-up” by hiring a pair of high profile attorneys - one of which made a name for himself in the Scooter Libby case.

As the National Review reports:

During Mrs. Sanders’s seven-year tenure as president of Burlington College, a now-defunct liberal-arts college, the college sought to expand its campus by purchasing 33 acres of land near Lake Champlain for $10 million. But Burlington College had nowhere near $10 million to spend; its total annual budget was less than $4 million. As a result, Vermont’s Educational and Health Buildings Finance Agency offered Burlington College $6.5 million in tax-exempt bonds, and People’s United Bank agreed to give Burlington College a $6.5 million loan to purchase the bonds. That bank loan was contingent on Sanders’s promising that she had secured $5 million in donations and $2.4 million in confirmed pledges (i.e., donations that Burlington College officials had not yet received but that would be coming soon).

By Robert Laurie - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Static analysts at CBO predictably claim Senate health bill will throw 22 million off insurance

The Congressional Budget Office is the media’s go-to source for analysis of all proposed bill in Congress. Why? Because the CBO is populated by Keynesian liberals who have no understanding at all of the dynamics of markets - just like virtually everyone in the media. That’s why the media loves the CBO’s “scores” of proposed tax cuts. They always assume the tax rate cuts will devastate revenue to the Treasury and have no other impact on anything.

So it’s no surprise that the CBO’s analysis of the Republican health care bills have been along the same lines. The media are pretty excited today because the CBO has declared that the latest Senate bill will cause 22 million people to lose their health insurance:

Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the healthcare bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans, a nonpartisan congressional office said on Monday, likely making it more difficult for the already-fraught legislation to win support for speedy passage.

By Dan Calabrese - Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story

Guidestar drops SPLC’s fake ‘hate group’ label

Guidestar, the nonprofit whose website provides a massive database of information on other nonprofits, has backed down and announced it will no longer flag nonprofits on its site that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) claims are “hate groups.” (Although as of this morning, the flags are still on Guidestar.org entries.)

The SPLC is a radical group that uses its infamous “hate groups” list to lump together genuine racists like the KKK with mainstream conservative groups. Many ordinary Americans consult the Guidestar site before giving donations, so when it recently began plastering “Hate Group” at the top of charities’ entries, it strongly reinforced SPLC’s smear campaign and potentially endangered the revenues of groups SPLC has attacked.

By BombThrowers -- Scott Walker- Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Full Story