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France supermarket hostage-taking: At least two killed by Trebes known wolf gunman claiming allegiance to ISIS
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
'Russian uranium informant says FBI sought new information from him about the Clintons
[The Hill] An undercover informant who helped the FBI prove Russia’s uranium industry engaged in criminal activity says congressional Democrats’ recent attacks on his credibility were insulting to his medical disability and ignored the fact that agents recently asked him for fresh testimony about former President Clinton and Hillary Clinton.

In his first on-camera interview, William Douglas Campbell told The Hill he was interviewed for about five hours in December by FBI agents from Little Rock, Ark., who were investigating whether donations to the Clintons’s charitable empire were used to influence U.S. nuclear policy during the Obama years.

Campbell said he was asked specifically about whether donations to the Clintons charitable efforts were used to influence U.S. nuclear policy during the Obama year, and that agents questioned him extensively about claims the Russians made to him that they had routed millions of dollars to an American lobbying firm in 2010 and 2011 with the expectation it would be used to help President Clinton's charitable global initiative while major uranium decisions were pending before Hillary Clinton's State Department.

"They were looking into the Clintons, and the information that I provided to them about the Clintons and about what was said and confirmed by Russian leadership seemed to be very important to them," Campbell said, appearing in shadow during the interview to protect his identity.

Spokesmen for the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton did not return calls Thursday seeking comment. The Clintons have long denied donations influenced any policies.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/23/2018 02:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [285 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "They were looking into the Clintons, and the information that I provided to them about the Clintons and about what was said and confirmed by Russian leadership seemed to be very important to them," Campbell said, appearing in shadow during the interview to protect his identity.

"Appearing in shadow"..... could provide a clue as to the content of his responses.

Bottom line however.... 'What happens in Little Rock, stays in Little Rock. Some things, they simply never change.

Posted by: Besoeker || 03/23/2018 3:32 Comments || Top||

#2  The Dems are hoping Campbell will die before anything happens with U1. Awhile back Campbell claimed that someone was trying to help the Dems achieve this goal early.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/23/2018 8:18 Comments || Top||

#3  The Dems are hoping Campbell will die before anything happens with U1

Why not poison him with nerve agent and blame it on Putin (not intended as a comment on what happened in Londonistan)?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/23/2018 8:59 Comments || Top||


#5  Has Penn met Huma?
Posted by: Frank G || 03/23/2018 13:59 Comments || Top||


Government
'Who Elected John Brennan?
[LI] The battle isn’t over Trump, it’s over whether our normal democratic and constitutional politics which elected Trump will prevail over the deep state.

The pace of media frenzy and #TheResistance howling has picked up lately, particularly in the wake of the firing of Andrew McCabe.

But this frenzy is just a variation on a theme.

That theme is that the 2016 election was invalid, Donald Trump is an illegitimate president, and Trump must be removed from office one way or another. One of those ways is through the Mueller investigation.

None of this is new. It’s been a rolling anti-Trump thunder at least since election night.

With all the outrage over Trump’s tweets or statements or actions, I’ve yet to see a single Trump personality trait or modus operandi that was not fully exposed and litigated during the campaign. Trump won the election with full personality disclosure. So when people claim outrage over this Trump tweet or that, I mostly don’t care.

I also don’t care about the continued smoke blowing about supposed Russia collusion. At such point as someone shows me the fire, I’ll worry about it, but the smoke is just part of the attempt to delegitimize the election.

What I do care about is the intense anti-democratic (small "d") nature of The Resistance in favor of a permanent espionage state which exploits its information for political purposes.

There were multiple chilling examples after McCabe was fired.

Former CIA Director John Brennan, who is as anti-Trump as they come, suggested that he knew information about Trump that was not yet public. Information, of course, he would have learned in his role at the CIA or through his connections:
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/23/2018 02:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [258 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What else should one expect regarding a man who voted CPUSA?
Posted by: 3dc || 03/23/2018 7:01 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 What else should one expect regarding a man who voted CPUSA and is reported to be a Muslim convert.
Posted by: JohnQC || 03/23/2018 8:03 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Fired Tillerson says farewell to ‘a very mean-spirited town’
[ARABNEWS]
If you want a friend in Washington, buy a dog. Thank you for your service, sir.
Posted by: Fred || 03/23/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [263 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Curious that a billionaire, multinational corp CEO doesn't have grit.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/23/2018 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Referring to the boss as a 'moron' really isn't the key to the retirement program.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/23/2018 1:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Bronx cheer
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/23/2018 9:28 Comments || Top||


Example of ominbus budget compromises
[Twitter]
Note how in most entries the Ominbus value is >> than the President's request, the House voted or the Senate voted. A cynical person would expect these Omnibus private conference committee meetings were filled with lobbyists.



Posted by: 3dc || 03/23/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [402 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Another one is the 2 large expensive military communications satellites that NOBODY in the military wanted added to the Military part of the omnibus bill.
Posted by: 3dc || 03/23/2018 6:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, the Inspector General was a little less than the FY18 request, but still more than the House and Senate wanted.

Strange, no?
Posted by: Bobby || 03/23/2018 10:41 Comments || Top||

#3  It's like the Republicans don't understand the forces that brought Trump to power and are just playing the same old game. Very sad, and now we have to hear the old blackmail nonsense about a shutdown.

Someone should put forth a law/constitutional amendment or whatever that divides the budget into parts. Essentials such as military spending and social security can be in one (just to show how massive that one is); and other crap in the other. That way politicians can't threaten seniors and defense every time they want to force some garbage into the budget.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/23/2018 10:55 Comments || Top||

#4  the 2 large expensive military communications satellites

Sometimes the R&D elements of products like this really don't get launched.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/23/2018 13:00 Comments || Top||

#5  The swamp just swallowed Trump.

Pelosi can’t remember yesterday but she just got her budget objectives funded.
Posted by: airandee || 03/23/2018 14:43 Comments || Top||

#6  I was terribly disappointed to see President Trump sign this pig into law. Downright dispirited, actually.

But now I'm over it. When Mr. Trump won, I told an Obama-supporter friend that he, President Trump, would do things I did not like. And now he has.


Setbacks are time for reflection, not sorrow. Mr. Trump is our President. He will recover from this, or die trying (morbid as it may sound, if literally, we get President Pence. And a whole lot of exploding Prog heads.).

In for a penny, in for a pound. I'm still glad I voted for Mr. Trump and shall not let a piece of crap like this bill get in the way. Once.

Should something as unconservative as this offal reoccur, I'll be getting up 1/2 hour later this upcoming election day than I normally do.

If Mr. Trump can't get this done, let it burn. Having been shown that the Prog-way is, in reality, the only way, I'll have had enough.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 03/23/2018 22:45 Comments || Top||



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Fri 2018-03-23
  France supermarket hostage-taking: At least two killed by Trebes known wolf gunman claiming allegiance to ISIS
Thu 2018-03-22
  Jordan jails two for planning Daesh embassy attacks
Wed 2018-03-21
  Bodies of 39 Indian workers kidnapped by IS militants found in Iraq: minister
Tue 2018-03-20
  36 takfiris killed, 345 arrested in last five days of Operation Sinai 2018: Egypt Armed Forces
Mon 2018-03-19
  Turkey's Erdogan says Afrin city centre under 'total' control
Sun 2018-03-18
  KP government seals offices of Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF; seizes mosques, seminaries
Sat 2018-03-17
  Greek court rejects Turkey’s request for extradition of eight soldiers
Fri 2018-03-16
  German prosecutors indict Syrian migrant over alleged bomb plot
Thu 2018-03-15
  Anbar antics: 7 turbans permanently unwound, tribal types get frisky
Wed 2018-03-14
  Al-Qaeda operative born in Texas sentenced to 45 years for conspiring to murder Americans, supporting terrorism
Tue 2018-03-13
  Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and replaces him with CIA boss Mike Pompeo
Mon 2018-03-12
  Syrian Army surrounds Jaysh Al-Islam stronghold in East Ghouta
Sun 2018-03-11
  First group of militants surrender arms & leave East Ghouta after Russia-brokered talks
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   Tuareg militias again clash with Islamic State-loyal militants in northern Mali
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  Mullah Fazlullah's kid killed in drone strike in Afghanistan
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