Sunday, May 28, 2017

23,000 Jihadis

By James Simpson

About 23,000 jihadis — potential terrorists — are living in Great Britain today, British intelligence recently revealed.

Approximately 3,000 of these are considered active threats and are being monitored or investigated, the Times of London is reporting. The remaining 20,000 either have been monitored and dropped from the list or cannot be monitored for lack of law enforcement resources. Salman Abedi, the Manchester bomber, was among the latter group. He had been investigated, but was no longer considered a threat. The same is true of Khalid Masood, the terrorist who killed five people and injured 49 in an attack on the Westminster Bridge earlier this year.

Larwyn's Linx: The Case for Evil

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Nation

The Case for Evil: Captain Capitalism
The Last American Presidential Election (Repost): Christian Mercenary
Trump lands in US, ending first overseas trip as president: Daniel Chaitin

Report: Leakers identified, referred to proper authorities, to be fired soon: Matthew Boyle
Constitutional Carry is Breaking Out Across America: Bearing Arms
Concealed Carry Soars 214%, Violent Crime Drops 21%: David Lombardo

Wake up, liberals: no 2018 "blue wave," no Democratic majority, no impeachment: Salon
NY: Shenendehowa High School sets aside classrooms for Muslim prayer: Creeping
Muslim Man Sues Little Caesars For $100M Over Pork Pepperoni: CBS Detroit

Hillary chokes as she coughs up lies: Howie Carr
Half of Dem Luis Gutierrez’s Q1 Campaign Expenditures Went to Wife: Joe Schoffstall
Hillary commencement address filled with Trump-bashing and coughs: Leslie Eastman

Economy

Are You Zucked?: KausFiles
Legislative Malpractice: the CBO Scores the American Health Care Act: Michael F. Cannon
Democrats warm up to new — and riskier — economic ideas: John Harwood

Scandal Central

Report: Comey Acted On Clinton Email Probe Based On Russian Intel That He Knew Was Fake: Insider
Ellison Accused of Violating Congressional Rules in Bid for Leadership Role: Adam Kredo
Federal judge drops lawsuit against Clinton over Benghazi : TheHill

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Trump Supposedly Ready To Pull Out Of Worthless Paris Climate Agreement: RWN

Media

Nicholas Kristof/New York Times Lie Through Omission: BattleSwarm
USAA To Stop Running Ads On Rachel Maddow’s Show: Peter Hasson
Donald Rumsfeld on The View: RWN

Hannity Goes 'Underground' to Decide If He Will Return to Fox News, Source Says: IJR
A familiar punching bag emerges in Montana, Georgia races: Nancy Pelosi: Tamar Hallerman
Here’s What Hillary Clinton Thought About James Comey’s Firing: Mollie Reilly

Liberal Philosopher Argues Self-Defense Deprives Assailants of Their Rights: Aaron Simms
New $80M Anti-Trump Network is Soros-Funded Org With Former ACORN Employees: Joe Schoffstall
Cuomo Appears to Take Payments from Fox News Corp As They Lobby Him for Legislation: Sara Noble

World

The First Terrorist War: American Digest
Salman Abedi called teacher ‘Islamophobic’ for condemning jihad suicide bombings: JihadWatch
‘The hell you can’t…’ WWll vet’s awesome response to ‘you can’t kill ISIS because they’re an ideology’: BPR

Pakistan sees no role for the U.S. in the future of Afghanistan: WFP
Manchester, Muslims, Migrants and the Middle East.: Elephant
Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead: Townhall

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer: Walt Mossberg
The Secret Pyramid In North Dakota You Probably Never Heard Of: Ancient Code
How chatbots can settle an insurance claim in 3 seconds: Alex Sun

Cornucopia

Color Psychology In Branding: Industry Colors Explained [Infographic]: Irfan Ahmad
Sir Roger Moore’s Rolexes: Beyond the “Buzz Saw” Submariner: Paul Altieri
Caution: No Reality Ahead: MOTUS

Image: The First Terrorist War
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QOTD: "Langley vets say [Obama CIA head John] Brennan was the most politicized director in the agency’s history. Former CIA field-operations officer Gene Coyle said Brennan was “known as the greatest sycophant in the history of the CIA, and a supporter of Hillary Clinton before the election. I find it hard to put any real credence in anything that the man says.”

Coyle noted that Brennan broke with his predecessors who stayed out of elections. Several weeks before the vote, he made it very clear he was pulling for Hillary. His deputy Mike Morell even came out and publicly endorsed her in The New York Times, claiming Trump was an “unwitting agent” of Moscow.

Brennan isn’t just a Democrat. He’s a radical leftist who in 1980 — during the height of the Cold War — voted for a Communist Party candidate for president." --Paul Sperry

Saturday, May 27, 2017

THE DEMOCRATS SECEDE FOR A SECOND TIME: Is a New Civil War Brewing?

By David Horowitz

Senator Kamala Harris is a rising star in the Democratic Party, frequently mentioned on the short-list of contenders for the next presidential race. In a recent commencement speech at Howard University Harris issued a call to arms, urging her audience to rally behind the Democrats’ resistance to the Trump administration: “Graduates, indeed we have a fight ahead. This is a fight to define what kind of country we are, and it’s a fight to determine what country we will be.”

Ignore for a moment the impropriety of addressing a class of students as though they were Democratic Party operatives. Focus instead on the statement itself. The call “to define what kind of country we are” is an ominous agenda for America. Compared to other nations, America is absolutely unique in one regard: it is a country defined in its creation. Normally, nations have been formed on the basis of common origins, ethnicities, and languages – a modern form of tribalism. In contrast, America was created by peoples of diverse origins and ethnicities and on principles that were universal. The American union was forged in a set of founding documents that insisted on the equality of citizens – regardless of origins. The idea that creates the identity “American” is summarized in America’s official motto: e pluribus unum – out of many, one.

It took a Civil War and two hundred years of sacrifice and struggle to achieve a polity that approached this ideal.

Larwyn's Linx: How Team Obama tried to hack the election

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How Team Obama tried to hack the election: Paul Sperry
FBI illegally shared spy data on Americans with private parties: John Solomon, Sara Carter
Why did Trump say that Obama spied on him? Because he did: Jack Hellner

Dershowitz: Special Counsel Probe ‘Backwards,’ Like Stalin’s Secret Police: PPD
Steve Bannon to head Trump's Russia war room of legal 'A-Team' of street fighters: Fox
Trump's Allies, Convicted of High Crimes Without a Trial: Eli Lake

The Fourth Circuit Distorts the Law to Defeat Trump’s Travel Ban : David French
DHS chief: If you knew what I knew about terror, you’d ‘never leave the house’: Mark Hensch
Growing Concern Over Brothers Arrested With Guns, Bomb-Making Materials: Esme Murphy

Intelligence Leaks and a Duplicitous Press: RWN
Former Durham, NC Illegal Alien Deported, Trump Blamed: RWN
Bay Area college professor used U-shaped bike lock in beating, police say: George Kelly

Economy

The Best Budget Since Reagan: Stephen Moore
Mark Zuckerberg calls for universal basic income at Harvard speech: CNBC

Scandal Central

Report: Jared Kushner asked Russian ambassador to create secret communications channel: Anna Giaritelli
De Blasio Aide, President of Manhattan Young Democrats, Arrested for Horrifying Child Porn: JWF
OANN Releases Report On Seth Rich Murder, Raises Questions About Chinese Corruption: Disobedient

Media

Russians Hack Hillary Speech, Cause Coughing Fit!: EIB
Former Navy Seal To Katy Perry: 'Go To Hell... Hold One Of Your Concerts In Syria And See How It Goes': ZH
Good lapdogs! NY Times takes blame for Hillary Clinton’s bogus history lesson to grads: Doug Powers

How Liberal Short-Term Thinking Is Destroying America: John Hawkins
Washington Post: The House Shouldn’t Tolerate Greg Gianforte Or Something: RWN
Wall around Obama’s DC home complete!: Kyle Olson

World

Manchester suicide bomber used student loan and benefits to fund terror plot: Telegraph
Censoring You to 'Protect' You: Douglas Murray
Mark Levin’s Interviews from Israel: Mark Levin

Brandenburg Barack Reprimands Donald Trump: Jeannie DeAngelis
Huge scale of terror threat revealed: UK home to 23,000 jihadists: TheTimesUK
Epic Trump – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner….: Treehouse

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World: Futurism
Venezuela increases internet censorship and surveillance in crisis: The Register
Shocker: Study Shows Physically Weak Men Tend To Be Liberal: Teri Christoph

Cornucopia

Jeep Goes Airborne, Slams Into Man's 2nd-Floor Living Room, Shocking Video Shows: NBC-NY
Who put the Ram in the Ramadamadingdong?: MOTUS
Idiot Picks Fight With a Retired Boxer Named ‘Champ’: RWN

Image: Egypt shooting: ISIS claims massacre of 29
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QOTD: "Trumplaw [is] the assertion by the federal judiciary of the legal authority to stop Trump. But don’t think Trumplaw will end when Trump himself leaves office. The principle is now established: When a judge doesn’t like a politician’s campaign statements, those statements can taint even actions that clearly contradict those statements. In other words, Trump can even change his mind — as he so plainly did — and not even his changed mind can be cleansed of its original sin." --David French

Friday, May 26, 2017

SHOCKER: Trump Aide Sought Private Communication Channel With Russia to Stop Obama Illegal Surveillance

The latest faux news, leaked all over legacy media, is that President-Elect Trump's son-in-law sought to set up a private communication channel with Russian diplomatic officials.

This, my friends, is yet another attempt at a cover-up. The real scandal, yet unreported by legacy media, is the pervasive and illegal surveillance of scores of Americans by the Obama administration.

It gets worse:

Larwyn's Linx: Something Is Deeply Wrong in the U.S. Intelligence Community

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Something Is Deeply Wrong in the U.S. Intelligence Community: AmInt
The Left’s Road Leads to Manchester: Robert Spencer
Sessions to take travel ban fight to Supreme Court: Ryan Lovelace

Russians Tricked Comey Into Letting Hillary Off the Hook: Jeff Dunetz
Gowdy Threatens to Stop Surveillance Funding Until ‘Unmasking’ is Answered: TPI
Some Seem Rather Upset That Trump Wants NATO Members To Pay Fair Share: RWN

Why CAIR Leader Fears a Terror Designation for Muslim Brotherhood: Joe Kaufman
RAIDS CONTINUE: ICE Nabs 188 In LA During 5-Day Operation: Breaking911
Two Things the CBO Got Very, Very, Very Wrong About Obamacare: NTK

Greg Gianforte Still Wins Montana Special Election: RWN
Ex-DNC Official: DNC ‘Decimated’, in ‘Really, Really Bad Shape’: Cameron Cawthorne
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub Continues Pushing Partisan Agendas: GOP

Economy

Public pensions in some ways mirror Madoff’s Ponzi scheme: Dan McCaleb
No Debt Ceiling Increase Without Spending Cuts: Jason Pye
Chicago math: CPS has 378K students and $9 billion in debt: Marathon

Scandal Central

Investigator: Cops hid evidence, halted Seth Rich probe: Liz Crokin
Horrific Undercover Planned Parenthood Video Released: David Closson
Pelosi Dodges On Dem IT Staffers Under Investigation Keeping Their Jobs: NTK

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Sea level rise hysteria can be cured by looking at tide gauge data: JoNova

Media

Advertisers Bow to Activist Left, Begin Pulling Ads from Hannity: Ben Kew
Trump Visits 14 Year Old Cancer Patient In Israel - MSM Refuses To Cover: ZH
‘That’s patently false!’ Seth Rich family spokesman denies DNC is paying him: Alicia Powe

Fox Backs Hannity Amid Advertiser Flight And Snap Vacation: TruNews
Obama lectures ‘we can’t hide behind a wall’ — from behind a wall!: Kyle Olson
Ex-Navy SEAL Tells Katy Perry: 'Hold One of Your Concerts in Syria': Craig Bannister

World

Manchester Bomber Attended 'Jihadi’ Mosque Accused of Funding al-Qaeda: Breitbart
President Trump Defends American Taxpayers To NATO Leaders: Katie Pavlich
Manchester attack: CCTV photos show suspect shopping for backpack used to carry bomb: News Au

In North Korea, the US Advertises Its Intentions: George Friedman
How Obama’s ‘smart power’ helped seed the Manchester attack: Post
China has a huge debt problem. How bad is it?: Alec Macfarlane

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Morgan Stanley's latest prediction about the future of self-driving cars should terrify automakers: Matthew DeBord
‘Space Aggressors’ Train US Forces for Extraterrestrial Conflict: Greg Walters
After being caught spying on viewers through their TVs, creepy Samsung unveils...: Glitch

Cornucopia

'Breaking Bad' Pop-Up Bar Rolls into NYC in Walter White-Like RV This Summer: NBC-4
California's 'Big One' IS going to happen no matter how much people deny it, warns earthquake expert: DailyMail
Fighting Our Way to Victory - One Body-Slam At a Time: MOTUS

Image: RAIDS CONTINUE: ICE Nabs 188 In LA During 5-Day Operation
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QOTD: "The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence community.

More than 5 percent, or one out of every 20 searches seeking upstream Internet data on Americans inside the NSA’s so-called Section 702 database violated the safeguards Obama and his intelligence chiefs vowed to follow in 2011, according to one classified internal report reviewed by Circa.

The Obama administration self-disclosed the problems at a closed-door hearing Oct. 26 before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that set off alarm. Trump was elected less than two weeks later." -- John Solomon and Sara Carter

Thursday, May 25, 2017

APPLE "NEWS" HIRES FAR LEFT EDITOR OF NEW YORK MAGAZINE: Predictable Results Ensue

By NTK Network

Apple News, the tech giant’s foray into the online news space, hired a new editor-in-chief Thursday according to Politico.

The hiring of Lauren Kern, described as “one of New York magazine’s most high-ranking editors and a former deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine,” is raising eyebrows in both Silicon Valley and political circles alike. With the issue of bias in the news media so heated, the hiring of Kern, the editor of a liberal news site, raises questions about Apple’s impartiality when it comes to news.

MARK LEVIN: If I were Sean Hannity...

By Mark Levin

...I would give very serious consideration to suing Media Matters, its board, and its officers, as well as any other entity involved in the organized effort to boycott his TV show, including media outlets contacting his advertisers in a thinly veiled boycott tactic, for the purposeful tortious interference with his employment contract with Fox News and his business relationships with his various advertisers.

[Editor's note: Word.]

Larwyn's Linx: Defend what you believe or lose it

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Defend what you believe or lose it: Tucker Carlson
Rome is Burning -- and Nero is Worried About Pyrophobia: Ann Coulter
DHS: More than 700K visa overstays in 2016 alone: Hot Air

How the Comey Affair Will Be a Decisive Victory for the President: Conrad Black
Evidence Piling up That Seth Rich Leaked DNC Emails to Wikileaks: Rachel Alexander
What The FBI Should Be Investigating: The Death Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich: CHQ

Obama admin knew MS-13 part of illegal immigrant surge: Whistleblower: Times
Fewer Tears, Fewer Lies, And More Righteous Anger: Kurt Schlichter
Chicago only major U.S. city to lose population from 2015 to 2016: Trib

Clapper and Brennan Leave Comey Holding the Russia Bag; What Now?: Treehouse
OMG: Top Russian Aides Discussed How To Influence Trump Aides!!!: RWN
Can This Millennial Be The Youngest Woman Senator?: Carrie Sheffield

Economy

America’s High Schools Are Creating (Another) Lost Generation: Peter Diekmeyer
Two Simple Charts Explain The Devastating Consequences Of Obamacare: ZH
Great Again: Trump Budget Requires Work for Food Stamps: Margaret Menge

Scandal Central

Are House Democrats being blackmailed by IT staffers, who have collected dirt on politicians?: Alex Christoforou
Wasserman Schultz Obstructs Justice in Congressional Hacking by Threatening Police: Daniel Greenfield
UN health agency spends more on travel than on AIDS and malaria combined: Joe Carter

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Farmer Faces $2.8 Million Fine For Plowing His Own Field: Elizabeth Harrington

Media

Fighting the Politicized, Evidence-Free ‘Collusion with Russia’ Narrative: Andrew C. McCarthy
Best Buds Mueller and Comey Target Trump: Cliff Kincaid
Texas Sheriff Defends Controversial Facebook Post Over Manchester Bombing: WZ

World

Obama's Legacy, a Nuclear Iran?: Emily B. Landau
Abbas Disses Trump: Danielle Avel
Remember When Obama Gifted U.S. Intelligence to Cuban Spies?: Humberto Fontova

Enabling Murder: Bruce Bawer
Manchester's Police and Politicians Have Blood on Their Hands: Daniel Greenfield
Nigel Farage: Accepting terrorism as a way of life is 'appeasement': Pete Kasperowicz

Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized: Fox
Gen. McMaster Squanders Tremendous Capital Trump Earns in Saudi Arabia: Kenneth R. Timmerman
UK Prime Minister to Raise Issue of Manchester Bombing Leaks with President Trump: Steven Herman

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

A classic quantum test could reveal the limits of the human mind: Anil Ananthaswamy
Can Vatican display shed light on the fate of the Menorah?: Times of Israel
Why using AI to sentence criminals is a dangerous idea: ILPC

Cornucopia

Trump sells Vatican to Pope Francis for 2.5 million: Komissar al-Blogunov
We Still Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence.: MOTUS
Outrage After Michelle Obama Does THIS in Cathedral: RWN

Image: Manchester Bombing, Screws, Backpack and Battery Photos Surface
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QOTD: "There is only one appropriate reaction to the kind of people who strap on bomb vests packed with nails and wait for smiling, laughing tweens to come along before hitting the detonator and ripping their limbs off and tearing their guts out.

The only appropriate reaction is righteous fury that turns into a grim determination to exact a retribution upon the bomber’s bros so thorough and so comprehensive that in a thousand years the few descendants of the survivors will still terrify their children with the story of the vengeance exacted by the avengers of the West.

And then our enemies would fear us. Which they don’t today. Today, they laugh at us. And they should, because we are ridiculous." --Kurt Schlichter

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

REAL OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE: Wasserman Schultz Threatened Cops for Pursuing Her IT Staff Hackers

By Luke Rosiak

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz threatened the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police with “consequences” for holding equipment that she says belongs to her in order to build a criminal case against a Pakistani staffer suspected of massive cybersecurity breaches involving funneling sensitive congressional data offsite.

The Florida lawmaker used her position on the committee that sets the police force’s budget to press its chief to relinquish the piece of evidence Thursday, in what could be considered using her authority to attempt to interfere with a criminal investigation.

MANCHESTER OUTRAGE: The Faces of the Innocent

The latest atrocity undertaken under the banner of, I believe, Militant Buddhism (new to this, I could be wrong) was a real humdinger.

The term humdinger also being roughly analogous to the cacaphony of nails and other steel shrapnel that was explicitly designed to eviscerate children, women and men -- in that order.

Before reading about candlelight vigils, COEXIST bumper stickers, and the scourge of certain "phobias", please revisit the faces.

The faces of the innocent, people who meant no harm to anyone, killed based upon clerical edicts that polite society in Europe is still to frightened to name.

Larwyn's Linx: Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years

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Nation

Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years: Circa
Oops: Brennan Completely Contradicts Comey on Congressional Notification: Treehouse
Republican Senator Floats Back-Door Amnesty Proposal: Brendan Kirby

In Wake Of Manchester, NY Times Calls For Respecting Hardcore Islamists: RWN
Manchester Attack Prompts U.S. Law Enforcement Reaction: John Rossomando
Almost 740,000 visa overstays in 2016: NUSA

Democrats Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion: ACC
John Brennan: Hostility between Putin, Clintons drove Russia's actions: Todd Shepherd
Another Look Inside That Parked Car: Scott Johnson

Toolkit: How to Talk with Your Neighbor About Free Market Health Care: Beverly Hallberg
The People Must Regain the Consent of the Governed: Brent Smith
Yeeesh: Nancy Pelosi Refers to NRA as Part of Intelligence Community: David Rutz

Economy

Financialization: The Z Man
Trump's budget draws comparisons to Reagan: W. James Antle III
The Trump budget is just telling the truth—and you can’t handle the truth!: Jake Novak

Scandal Central

How John Brennan's CIA became a big consumer of unmasked intelligence on Americans: Circa
Brennan: As CIA Head, I Regularly Shared Classified Information With The Russians: Katie Pavlich
Trey Gowdy grills Brennan on evidence of Trump collusion with Russia: Scoop

Media

JK Rowling Attacks Journalists for Reporting on Manchester Bombing: Jack Posobiec
Dershowitz sees positives in Mueller appointment: Chad Groening
Where are the Moderate Muslims?: PragerU

World

"Dangerous Woman" Meets Dangerous Man: Mark Steyn
Manchester homeless cradled dying women and pulled nails from children's faces: The Sun
Potential terrorists in UK swells to 3,500 - but powers to monitor used LESS than in 2015: Express

Manchester Bombing: How did ISIS strike again?: Lisa Daftari
First Photo of Manchester Terrorist Emerges as Military Deployed To The Streets of UK: Breaking 911
The jihad playbook: Why terrorists attack children: Nate Madden

Trump In Israel: A Day of Historic Firsts-A Repudiation of Obama : Jeff Dunetz
Manchester Ariana Grande Concert Bomber is Yet Another 'Known Wolf' Terrorist: Patrick Poole
Yet Another Jihad Massacre in Britain: Robert Spencer

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Firm headquartered in Dayton leading charge in Artificial Intelligence work: Thomas Gnau
New Australian radio telescope finds mysterious 'fast radio burst': DailyMail
Google starts tracking offline shopping — what you buy at stores in person: LAT

Cornucopia

Kim Dotcom Issues Statement on Seth Rich’s Involvement in Wikileaks: Cernovich
Why The Civilized World Is Losing The War On Islamic Jihad: A Final Solution: MOTUS
Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage: Janie Har

Image: Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage
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QOTD: "All of us have gotten things wrong since 9/11. But few of us have gotten things as disastrously wrong as May and Merkel and Hollande and an entire generation of European political leaders who insist that remorseless incremental Islamization is both unstoppable and manageable. It is neither - and, for the sake of the dead of last night's carnage and for those of the next one, it is necessary to face that honestly. Theresa May's statement in Downing Street is said by my old friends at The Spectator to be "defiant", but what she is defying is not terrorism but reality. So too for all the exhausted accessories of defiance chic: candles, teddy bears, hashtags, the pitiful passive rote gestures that acknowledge atrocity without addressing it - like the Eloi in H G Wells' Time Machine, too evolved to resist the Morlocks.

As I asked around Europe all last year: What's the happy ending here? In a decade it will be worse, and in two decades worse still, and then in three decades people will barely recall how it used to be..." --Mark Steyn

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SALIM VIRANI: Top 9 Reasons to Stop Using Facebook... Now.

After reading Facebook's newly updated "Terms of Service" in 2015, entrepreneur Salim Virani wrote a warning for friends and family. He recently updated the article, and it's well worth revisiting (note: I am unable to view the entire article in the Chrome browser, hopefully you have better luck).

Facebook doesn’t keep any of your data safe or anonymous, no matter how much you lock down your privacy settings. Those are all a decoy. There are very serious privacy breaches, like selling your product endorsement to advertisers and politicians, tracking everything you read on the internet, or using data from your friends to learn private things about you - none of these privacy breaches have an off switch. Worse yet, Facebook does these things without ever letting you know, or revealing the damage to you if you ask.

#REALNEWS: Fears Mount That Democrats in Congress Are Being Blackmailed by Former IT Staffers

By Luke Rosiak

Congressional technology aides are baffled that data-theft allegations against four former House IT workers — who were banned from the congressional network — have largely been ignored, and they fear the integrity of sensitive high-level information.

Imran Awan and three relatives were colleagues until police banned them from computer networks at the House of Representatives after suspicion the brothers accessed congressional computers without permission.

Five Capitol Hill technology aides told The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group that members of Congress have displayed an inexplicable and intense loyalty towards the suspects who police say victimized them. The baffled aides wonder if the suspects are blackmailing representatives based on the contents of their emails and files, to which they had full access.

BUMBLING JOHN BRENNAN: Still Unable to Explain Why the Russians Prefered Trump Over Uranium Girl

By Daniel John Sobieski

John Brennan defended his thesis that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win before the Hoiuse Intelligence Committee. He did nothing to disabuse Congressional Democrats or the mainstream media of the notion that Team Trump colluded with Moscow to change the results of the 2016 election.

Brennan  didn’t explain why he thought that the Russians didn’t want Hillary Clinton to win. Perhaps Clapper could explain why they didn’t prefer Hillary who was Secretary of State when President Obama let Russia violate the INF Missile Treaty and colluded with the Russians to kill missile defense in Europe, telling Then Russian President Dimitri Medvedev to tell Putin he would have more “flexibility” after his reelection.

Larwyn's Linx: Surrender or fight - our country is at stake

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Surrender or fight - our country is at stake: Newt Gingrich
Saudi Prince Defends Travel Ban, Calls Trump a ‘True Friend of Muslims’: Keely Sharp
Manchester: The Chilling Sound of Terror: David French

#RealNews: Who Betrayed the CIA Agents in China?: Mary Chastain
Republicans Go to Jail, Democrats Run Free: AmSpec
China Blocks Businessman From Revealing Spying Secrets on VOA: Bill Gertz

Sheer Lunacy on Campus: Walter Williams
Report: 3 WH Staffers Identified as Leakers, Multiple Firings Soon: Sentinel
At Least 22 Dead In Manchester Terrorist Bombing: RWN

Why was Maxine Waters cut off during state convention speech?: Jazmine Ulloa
Justice Clarence Thomas Takes On Civil Asset Forfeiture: Brett Heinisch
That Awkward Moment When Saudi Arabia Is More Pro-America Than California: V the K

Economy

Trump to call for 2 percent cuts annually to non-defense spending: Joseph Lawler
Estimated cost of single-payer system in California: $400 billion a year: RWN
Chicago Teachers Pension fund paid out $1.5 billion in '16, earned $7.8 million: CityWire

Scandal Central

A Seth Rich Chronology, Part 1: Diana West
Breaking: ‘Complete Panic’ at Highest Levels of DNC Over Kim DotCom’s Seth Rich Announcement: WorldTrib
Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Tweets Out Cryptic Message on Seth Rich: GWP

Seth Rich’s Cousin Suspects He Was Killed For Talking To Wikileaks: Cassandra Fairbanks
Kim Dotcom: 'I Knew Seth Rich. I Know He Was the Wikileaks Source': Debra Heine
What The FBI Should Be Investigating: The Death Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich: CHQ

Media

Harvard Proves Bannon’s Right: Mainstream Media is Currently the Opposition Party: Carrie Sheffield
The rise in the use of the anonymous source: LI
CBS Reporter Jokes About UK Bombing ‘Last Time I Listened to Ariana Grande I almost Died Too’: GWP

World

British PM May says cops know the identity of dead attacker: Fox
'Several' killed and many injured in UK after two explosions in Manchester Arena: Daily Mail
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Terror Attack: JPost

Trump Admin Declares Jerusalem Part of Israel in Major Policy Shift: Adam Kredo
Trump In Israel: A Day of Historic Firsts-A Repudiation of Obama: Jeff Dunetz
Historic – President Trump and Family Visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall: Treehouse

Terror in UK: Explosion in Manchester leaves mass fatalities: CR
Joint Press Briefing – President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu: Treehouse
Three Years Ago This Week: A Symbol of a Failed Presidency: TTB

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Facebook Won’t Say If It Will Use Your Brain Activity for Advertisements: Sam Biddle
Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using Wi-Fi: Dave Mosher
“Robots In The Sewers”: Go Inside President Trump’s Suite At Iconic Jerusalem Hotel: Breaking911

Cornucopia

Todaze Boring Grown-Ups Talking: Sondrakistan
SHE SHALL PERSIST: Here’s How Hillary Clinton Will Become President In 2017: Andrew Stiles
“Network” Money Speech Updated: MOTUS

Image: Historic – President Trump and Family Visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall
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QOTD: "Mr. President, we are happy to see that America is back in the area. America is back again." --Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Monday, May 22, 2017

OOPS: Looks like Robert Mueller has a major conflict-of-interest issue as special counsel

Jenna Greene, writing at Litigation Daily (subscription required), describes a significant hurdle faced by former FBI director Robert Mueller in serving as special counsel in the nonsensical "Russian collusion" investigation.

...until last week, Mueller was a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr—where his colleague in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, a fellow member of both the strategic response and regulatory and government affairs groups, was Jamie Gorelick.

Larwyn's Linx: Obama Holdouts In Trump Administration Hiding Hillary Emails

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Obama Holdouts In Trump Administration Hiding Hillary Emails: Ginni Thomas
Seth Rich, Craig Murray and the Sinister Stewards of the Deep State: Mike Whitney
Text Of President Trump’s 5/21/17 Speech In Saudi Arabia: Jeff Dunetz

The Russian Obsession Goes Back Decades: Jacob G. Hornberger
Could Elon Musk Be Trump’s Infrastructure Savior?: AmLiberty
Trump Should Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: Star Parker

The Great American Pension Swindle: John Ruberry
The Obama Cult: Richard Terrell
Comey & the Clintons: A Perspective: FedObserver

There’s Something Fundamentally Wrong With Liberals: Derek Hunter
MSM Began To Mention Trump’s Impeachment During His First Week In Office: Jeff Dunetz
‘Media hate us but the people love us, like you,’ Sara Netanyahu tells Trumps: Times of Israel

Economy

Dodd-Frank Has Crippled Our Economic Recovery. This Bill Will Change That.: Sondra Clark
How Food Stamps Subverted Democracy, Part 2: James Bovard
Report: Trump leaning towards ending ObamaCare’s cost-sharing subsidies: Hot Air

Scandal Central

Obama Holdover Colluded With Unions To Pressure Congress On Budget Cuts: Michael Bastasch
Jeffrey Epstein’s Runaway Procurer: Conchita Sarnoff
ICE Forced to Release 600 Sex Offenders in One Year: Edmund Kozak

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Rollback of EPA rules already benefiting one gas company: Seattle Times
Trump's 2018 budget would slash EPA spending by 30 percent: report: Max Greenwood

Media

CNN Host To Bob Schieffer: You’re ‘Normalizing’ Trump by Praising Saudi Speech: LI
How the Associated Press Cooperated with the Nazis: Maayan Meir
‘He did it to himself’: Anthony Weiner faces prison, exile: Post

Net Neutrality Supporters Want to ‘Ban Drudge’: Elizabeth Harrington
CNN Fudges The Numbers To Cast Fox News In A Poor Light [VIDEO]: Hrand Tookman
SNL Cast Members ‘Sobbed’ Over Trump Victory, Had No Idea What to Write: David Rutz

World

Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia reassures foreign policy critics: David M. Drucker
Why Trump May Escalate in Yemen: AmInt
Trump Ends First Foreign Speech: ‘God Bless The USA’: DC

Tillerson: Foreign Leaders Don’t Care About D.C. #FakeNews Drama: Kathryn Blackhurst
Tillerson: 'The wall is part of Jerusalem': Rebecca Savransky
Sweden races to totalitarianism (and they are winning): Vlad Tepes

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

First legal manual for space warfare drafted: Daily Mail
WikiLeaks Reveals 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targeting All Versions of Windows: Mohit Kumar
Which Side Of The Road Do You Drive On?: Niall McCarthy

Cornucopia

The Nation Thinks They Find a Way To Impeach Trump, And It's Not Russia: RWN
John Oliver Dashes Trump Impeachment Hopes: Marlow Stern
The Apology Tour 2017: MOTUS

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

GOOD NEWS: Arctic Doom Pushed Off Till 2040

By William Teach

Isn’t it funny how the Doomy Goal Posts Of Doom are constantly moved? Now we have the World Economic Forum, a hotbed of Warmists and extreme Socialists who love to redistribute Other People’s money making a prognostication:

The Arctic is now expected to be ice-free by 2040

10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories That Became Conspiracy Facts

By Jake Anderson

Generally speaking, conspiracy theories form where there is a vacuum of verifiable facts associated with a controversial, usually tragic event. The concept has evolved over the years and is a part of our popular culture. There are legions of conspiracy theorists and “truthers” who have devoted their lives to certain theories, and there are legions of skeptics who have devoted their lives to debunking those theories. All the while, conspiracy theories of every stripe and variety festoon the footnotes of history. Even the origin of the phrase itself is subject to conspiracy theory, as some researchers have argued that the CIA invented and promulgated the term in order to marginalize fringe thinkers and neutralize investigations.

Larwyn's Linx: Comey, Mueller bungled big anthrax case together

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Nation

Comey, Mueller bungled big anthrax case together: Carl M. Cannon
Nancy Pelosi wants an ethics rule waiver for Robert Mueller: Joel Gehrke
How the Clintons Sold Out U.S. National Interests to the Putin Regime : Deroy Murdock

I am fed up!: James Simpson
Gallup: ‘Democratic Party Image Dips, GOP Ratings Stable’: Susan Jones
Spicer, Bannon Critics Okay with Anti-Semitic Sharpton and Ellison: Daniel John Sobieski

Trump Attempts To Galvanize Muslims To Fight Extremist Islam: RWN
Samantha Power gets brutal lesson after criticizing Trump’s Saudi arms deal: Blaze
Why Does America Need Aircraft Carriers? Ask Hitler and Mussolini: Michael Peck

This Week in Quotes: John Hawkins
De Blasio: It’s ‘Distressing’ ICE Is Arresting ‘Law-Abiding’ Illegal Immigrants: WZ
Six-year-old executed by 3 teens after they stole mom’s car and discovered him in it: BPR

Economy

Unsayable Truths About a Failing High School: Kay S. Hymowitz
A Tale of Two Modern-Day Liberals: David Robertson
Robots could wipe out another 6 million retail jobs: Chris Isidore

Scandal Central

Someone Just Edited Seth Rich’s Reddit Posts: Caitlin Johnston
Soros/Media Matters Manifesto to Destroy the Right Is Alarmingly Successful: Sara Noble
A Long, Hard Look at Weiner’s Sentence: BattleSwarm

Climate, Energy & Regulations

Bill Nye The Genocide Guy: Daniel John Sobieski

Media

The press forfeited its power: Don Surber
Louise Mensch Says ‘Marshal of the Supreme Court’ Told Trump About Impeachment: Mediaite
The News Is Propaganda: PolitcallyShort (2015)

World

During Obama's first term, China 'crippled CIA operations, killed informants': New York Times: DW
Trump and Israel: Enemies of the System: Caroline Glick
Merkel: UK Will 'Pay A Price' If It Curbs Immigration: DC

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

These are the arguments against net neutrality — and why they’re wrong: Devin Coldewey
Personal Camera Drones Don’t Need to Be Registered with the FAA Anymore: Michael Zhang
4 Ways the Average Person can Avoid Ransomware: NextGov

Cornucopia

Spreading ‘Lies of Omission’ Can Be a Good Thing: OathKeepers
STARSHIP TROOPERS Turns 20: VDARE
The Irregular Summer Sabbatical: MOTUS

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

The 5 Best Political Cartoons This Week

Steven Hayward at Power Line does an excellent job aggregating a whole swarm of political cartoons. My favorites?

5. #FakeNews

YOU WANT LEAKS? Let’s Give Them Leaks

The nonstop (and completely fraudulent) accusations leveled against the Donald Trump since his candidacy was announced have now reached a crescendo.

We're more than 100 days in to the new administration and we're still waiting for evidence that a single person in the Trump camp "colluded" with the Russians on a topic more serious than the best brand of vodka.

In fact, thanks to the liberal authors of the new bestseller Shattered, we now know that the Clinton camp invented the collusion tale to help explain their devastating loss. The media, despite the progressive provenance of the story,

The New York Times and The Washington Post continue to publish coordinated leaks by "unnamed sources" intended to wound the president. Their efforts have set the Beltway establishment all atwitter.

They sing a siren song of impeachment and criminal charges, twin aspirations as delusional as they are unachievable.