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The Left’s playbook revealed

A confidential “Plan for Action” detailing the strategy behind the Leftist smear artist David Brock’s strategy has leaked to the media. The plan reveals his intention to influence every level of government in the United States during the presidency of Donald Trump with the hope to turn the U.S. solidly progressive by 2020.

The playbook lays out a four-pronged approach to remove President Trump, either through impeachment or at the ballot box, by undermining his support among voters – delivering overwhelming electoral victory to the Democratic Party by 2020. The strategy assigns specific tasks to four Leftist organizations which are all funded by liberal billionaire George Soros, with the overarching goal of morally discrediting any voice on the American Right:

By BombThrowers -- Jacob Grandstaff- Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Well: Federal judge orders IRS to name employees who targeted conservative groups

You probably thought the IRS scandal was a thing of the past. Obama’s gone and Lois Lerner is retired with full benefits. No one was held accountable but this sordid affair seems to be in our past now, does it not?

Not even close. Aside from the fact that lawsuits are ongoing and the Trump Justice Department is maintaining nearly the same stance as its Obama predecessors (if only because it’s largely the same people), there’s still the matter of discovery, in which lawyers for targeted Tea Party groups are asking for the details on just who ordered the targeting.

By Dan Calabrese - Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Trump on new Afghanistan strategy: We are no longer nation-building, we’re killing terrorists

President Trump has apparently been doing more behind the scenes than approving of Nazis. (Right, he’s not doing that at all, contrary to what you’ve been led to believe.) In recent months, the president has been huddling with his top military and foreign policy advisors trying to determine a way forward on Afghanistan.

It’s about time. We’ve been there nearly 16 years and we still haven’t won. It’s the longest war in U.S. history, and while our total number of war deaths is remarkably low for a conflict that long (less than 2,500), it’s unacceptable that a single one of those deaths would have occurred in the execution of a battle we can’t win, or don’t know how to win.

So after months of studying the situation and considering options, President Trump (who openly acknowledged his first instinct was to simply get out), addressed the nation last night with a new way forward. It’s hard to find a single decision he announced last night that isn’t a good one:

By Dan Calabrese - Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Claire McCaskill: Democratic Party won’t have a ‘true leader’ until they have a 2020 nominee

The Democratic Party is currently rudderless.  It has no idea what it believes, can’t decide between its base and electability, can’t win, and can’t seem to figure out how to move forward. So, of course, rank and file Dems are looking for a new leader. Who that person turns out to be will tell us a lot about what kind of opposition party the constitution will face in the future.

If they pick someone like Keith Ellison, for example, you can count on continued efforts to mainstream their most radical ideas. If they were to shock the world and choose someone like Jim Webb, they’d be a much more centrist, and viable, threat.

By Robert Laurie - Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Full Story

Morning Joe notices the DNC can’t raise any money - ‘what does that say about the Democratic Party?’

You would think, if President Trump is as despised as Democrats claim, they’d be enjoying a resurgence. The faithful should be extremely energized, and the money should be pouring in as they build up a war chest designed to support their party’s efforts in 2018 and 2020.  That’s not happening.  The DNC is running on fumes and they’re having a hard time convincing anyone to donate.

As Morning Joe pointed out today, Republicans have nearly $50 million cash on hand - a number that stands in stark contrast to the Dems $6.9 million. The GOP is also crushing their opponents in terms of fundraising.  In 2017, they’ve raised a little more than $86 million.  That’s over twice what the Dems have brought in. Trump should be the ultimate fundraising tool, but it’s simply not working.

By Robert Laurie - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

NYPost: Looks like Wasserman Schultz’s jailed IT staffers were selling sensitive and classified stol

You’re probably aware that, on Thursday, a federal Grand Jury indicted former Wasserman Schultz IT aide Imran Awan on four felony counts.  Most agree that the charges - which include bank fraud, making false statements, and conspiracy - are just a placeholder.  The investigation into a much larger set of crimes is ongoing and it’s virtually impossible to find anyone who thinks these few meager charges will be the end of the story.

According to the New York Post, the probe is ‘widening’ and their sources indicate that investigators now suspect that Imran Awan and his allies were stealing government info, including classified material, and selling it to both Pakistani and - wait for it - Russian intel agencies.

By Robert Laurie - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Mat Staver Responds to “Hate Labels”

ORLANDO, FL—Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty, responds to the recent “hate label” from the Southern Poverty Law Center and calls for prayer and healing in a country divided.

By Liberty Counsel - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Way Past Time to Let Congress Enjoy Obamacare

Every presidential administration reaches a pivot point. Many observers thought Trump’s came when Anthony Scaramucci walked in the White House door. Others thought it came 10 days later when Scaramucci walked out the door.

For me the Scaramucci Saga was just part of the excitement when the circus comes to town.

The pivot point I’m looking for is when President Trump finally learns he has only enemies and bystanders among the Republican leadership on Capitol Hill.

By Michael R. Shannon - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Entire nation now residing in weird alternate universe where president uttered horrible, racist stat

Let’s start by stating two facts:

  1. President Trump has said nothing in support of white supremacists, and has specifically condemned them in the harshest terms several times over the past week.
  2. An awful lot of people think the opposite is true. They think Trump has excused white supremacists and can’t bring himself to condemn them.

Now, why do people think this when the opposite is true? They think this because the media keeps telling them this. Repeat a lie often enough and people will believe it’s true. Who said that? Hitler, right? Yep. Trump is supposed to be a Nazi sympathizer, but the people learning from and practicing Hitler’s techniques reside in the newsrooms at CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post.

By Dan Calabrese - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Steve Bannon Leaves the White House

Front Page Mag

After helping to elect Donald Trump and pilot his White House through the turbulence of its first seven months, Stephen K. Bannon has left the administration and returned to Breitbart News, the conservative online news giant he captained before joining Trump a year ago.

What distinguishes Steve Bannon from other GOP operatives and conservative politicians are two things: vision and guts. The left in this country, the progressive and Democratic Party left is now organized around the anti-American creed of “identity politics.” This is the idea that “people of color” in America are oppressed by white supremacists – by people who are not “of color” and only a general purge of white racists and suppression of their free speech will rectify the injustice. This is the new racism, which serves as the principal weapon in Democrat attacks not only on the Trump White House but on all Republicans and patriots who oppose them.

By Matthew Vadum -- David Horowitz- Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Historically black newspaper from Ben Carson’s hometown: He’s just a ‘House Negro’

Liberals show you who they really are when they think the environment will permit it. The Michigan Chronicle is a historically black Detroit-based newspaper that has not always been down-the-line pro-Democrat. But I guess there are certain things you have to believe if you’re going to qualify as authentically black these days, and one the most accomplished black men ever to grow up in the city of Detroit appears to no longer qualify:

Being appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and being a House Negro are two different things. It now appears HUD Secretary Ben Carson is imminently qualified to be a House Negro, but remains as unqualified as ever to lead HUD.

By Dan Calabrese - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

Stop Smearing Sebastian Gorka

White House counterterrorism advisor Sebastian Gorka has been the subject of severe criticism in recent months. With the departure of Steve Bannon from the administration, many are calling for Gorka to be fired next. A recent piece in Rolling Stone questioned the validity of his Ph.D. and labeled him something of a neophyte and an extremist. The Forward tied Gorka to a right-wing Hungarian secret society called Vitezi Rend.

These stories make for great political attacks, but are they valid? And, perhaps more importantly, setting aside all of the charges against him, are Gorka’s views on terrorism and how our nation should combat it prudent?

By Gregg Roman - Monday, August 21, 2017 - Full Story

The Technology of Yesteryear

The world around us is changing vertiginously. It’s not that I am getting older and my perspective has slowed down; technology and the way we live are being fundamentally transformed under our own eyes, but we are too busy to notice.

We seldom ponder how far and how fast technology has forever altered our lives and who we are as people because of it. We have become the automatons we’ve been warned about decades ago when we thought it was just science fiction designed to entertain us. But here we are.

In my six decades on earth, my life went from riding a rickety, smoke-spewing Diesel bus with holes in the floorboard, a bus that took one hour to transport us six miles to grandma’s house, a wagon full of grain or hay pulled by oxen which took me and grandpa to the corn and wheat grinding mill, a pink Pegasus bicycle with a white banana-shaped seat and a basket, and a soot-smelling train that stopped in every little village and took all day to go 100 miles, to fast-speed trains, supersonic airplanes, fast boats, trucks, SUVs, eighteen-wheelers, and fast cars.

By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

From eclipse to the apocalyptic

The following may be a shock to urban centrists who think everything revolves around large population centers.

For some reason beyond my ken, I seem to end up in the epicenter of cultural change and, in some instances, chaos.

This is my third cycle in Northeast Oregon where landowners fight a pitched battle with environmentalists and their allies, state and federal government entities hiding behind protected wildlife to steal property rights and real estate.

By A. Dru Kristenev - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

My fellow blacks, please: Stop wasting time on statues and solve today’s problems

Atlanta’s Bishop Jerome Dukes was quoted widely in the media last week explaining why he thinks we should be spending time protesting statues of people from the Confederacy, and ultimately having them taken down.

He explains that some of our nation’s founders may have seemed like visionaries and trailblazers to some, but to African-Americans all that matters is that they owned hundreds of slaves.

By Herman Cain - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Looking for a new Career?

With the current “War on Monuments” just getting underway, new and lucrative jobs will be coming up soon, for example, for good stone masons and foundry workers.

After all, what is going to replace all the well-crafted monuments in the public squares of nearly every town in the country that may soon get torn down? Surely, these century-old town squares can’t be left empty, devoid of any visible memorials to the new age of revisionist thinking!

How about novel monuments extolling the virtues and inventors of modern windmills, solar panels, electric cars, computer chips, cell-phones, “alternative energy,” and so on?

Clearly, the modern version of the “Bildersturm” also needs novel icons of its own.

By Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

TRUMP’S ENEMIES ARE A CONFEDERACY OF COWARDS

A funny thing happened on the way to the Trump impeachment, the Russia story has vanished. Despite months of hyperventilating about the President being involved in nefarious “Russian collusion,” no evidence was actually produced. Despite a biased media, a biased special counsel and a legal team selected from the donor roll of the Democratic Party, Donald Trump is still President and still claiming that the whole campaign is a “witch hunt.”

With the Russian story going nowhere, the anti-Trump media, along with their deep state and political establishment colleagues, have found a new “cause celebre,” the President’s response to the Charlottesville, Virginia riots of last Saturday.

By Jeff Crouere - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

The Individual vs. Globalism

“Global solution” means the individual is cut out of the equation, he doesn’t count, he doesn’t mean anything in the larger scheme of things, he’s just another pawn and cipher to move around on the board.

This is purposeful.

This is the script for the future: create problems whose only solution appears to be collective.

By Jon Rappoport - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story

Answering Trump’s question: “Where does it stop?”

In a recent press conference held in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York City, President Trump asked the gathered reporters, rhetorically, “Where does it stop?”

“It” is the attack on monuments.


The only sure answer to Trump’s question is that it stops when protest reaches the point of diminishing - on the cusp of negative—returns to the protesters.

How far might things go before reaching that point?

By Lee Cary - Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Full Story