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Ocasio-Cortez Supporters Love Socialism So Much That They Have Absolutely No Idea How It Works

Reported By Ben Marquis | July 30, 2018 at 2:41pm

Democratic socialism, a sort of mythical utopian form of government halfway between a capitalist democratic society and a socialistic communist one, is all the rage on the left these days following the surprising primary victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th Congressional District.

Ocasio-Cortez makes no secret of her passion for a more socialist society in America, one where every individual’s basic needs are provided by the government. And that passion is apparently shared by a growing number of American citizens, as was recently revealed by Campus Reform.

Campus Reform’s media director Cabot Phillips took to the streets of Ocasio-Cortez’s district and asked random people about the potential congresswoman and her desire for the government to provide things like “free health care,” “free college tuition,” “a minimum living wage” and “housing as a human right,” none of which should be denied to anybody in her view.

Incredibly, most of those Phillips spoke with were in favor of such policies and government “freebies,” even as they had no idea how it would all be paid for. Watch right here:

Asked where the money would come from, one couple paused and replied, “Oh God … us, I guess.”

Another woman said some of the “free things” should be paid for with taxes and the rest picked up by government, apparently not making the connection that government is funded entirely by taxes on people like her.

“I don’t know where the money would come from, but they can figure it out,” said one man with a laugh.

Phillips suggested more taxes on rich people and the man replied, “For sure man, like, they can afford it.”

Another man suggested we “tax corporations, tax the one percent and find a way to support a living wage,” while yet another maintained that “people with a good idea, and a good reason to spend their tax money, people wouldn’t actually mind paying more taxes.”

Many of the people pointed to “other countries” that have implemented socialist ideas and appeared to be doing well, but were more or less rendered speechless when Phillips asked if they thought Venezuela’s utter failure of a socialist government was one such example.

In the end, all of the people featured in Campus Reform’s video were absolutely clueless about what “democratic socialism” even is, much less how all of the “free” goodies promised by socialists like Ocasio-Cortez would be paid for. Phillips was only too happy to discuss his findings in an appearance on “Fox & Friends Weekend.”

Phillips noted that even though the responses he received were “laughable” to hear, the rise of a favorable view of socialism among millennials was “not a joking matter” as the consistent failure of socialism was a rather serious issue that young people don’t seem to understand.

“It seems like all these students don’t have a grip on history… They’re not being taught history and economics courses … so many students — it’s hard to blame them — they don’t have a context of history, they don’t know that socialism has failed every time its been implemented,” Phillips said.

“I think a lot of this also stems from how we have demonized success in America,” he continued. “Many people are taught that if you are wealthy, you only got that way because you stole it from someone less fortunate or less privileged.

“And I think after eight years of class warfare under President Obama, young people are now coming of age thinking ‘If someone else is rich it must be because they did something wrong,’and so instead of teaching people to emulate success, we’ve taught them now to try and drag successful people down, and that’s the wrong way of doing things,” Phillips added.

Sadly, Phillips is absolutely correct in that our nation’s liberal education system hasn’t taught the latest generations about the complete failures and abject horrors of true socialism. That’s why so many folks today seem absolutely clueless about the utter impossibility of a government providing “free” everything while remaining a prosperous nation where citizens enjoy liberty and freedom.

It’s why there are so many Democrats.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Under Wraps

Mainstream media and the Democrats continue trying to hide what most people have already figured out, that they are socialist leaning toward Communism.

Democrats are Socialist

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Crackdown: ICE Agents Break Up Massive Fraud Scheme Aimed at American Taxpayers

Reported By Benjamin Arie | July 29, 2018 at 5:27pm

The left frequently pushes narratives about immigration that don’t seem to match reality. Two of them are that Immigration and Customs Enforcement should be disbanded, and that illegal aliens don’t try to take advantage of the country. Both of those claims were debunked Friday after the U.S. Justice Department announced that more than two dozen people have been arrested for trying to fraudulently obtain government benefits and vote in American elections.

Townhall reports that “22 of the 25 charged were illegal aliens, many with records of drug dealing, violent crimes, and some previously deported.”

According to the DOJ, the criminals stole the identities of Puerto Ricans, who hold U.S. citizenship, to defraud American taxpayers.

“This kind of fraud is a theft from our seniors, a theft from our taxpayers, and a theft from the needy, theft from America,” declared Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a press briefing about the arrests.

“These government programs are intended to help the poor, the elderly, American citizens. Not those that are trespassing in the country,” he added.Sessions made a strong point that is frequently overlooked by the left: When the nation’s immigration laws are broken, it is law-abiding Americans — including legal immigrants — who are impacted.

“Across this city and across America, teachers, truck drivers, construction workers are going to work and paying taxes that are being stolen from the public treasury by fraudsters and criminals,” Sessions said.

The criminal syndicate was largely comprised of Dominican Republic migrants who focused on stealing the identities of Puerto Ricans because of the similarity of Hispanic last names. Officials pointed to revolving-door policies that allow illegal immigrants to receive only slaps on the wrist as one of the root causes of the widespread fraud.

“(State governments) need to work more closely with state police and not let offenders walk out the door,” said Massachusetts Rep. Shaunna O’Connell. “They also need to be more proactive in mining their own database to look for people who have stolen identifications.”

The level of fraud was eye-opening. For example, one of the arrested criminals named Jose Lopez Rosado was a convicted murderer who escaped prison in Puerto Rico. Despite his past offenses, he was able to take another man’s identity and receive over $25,000 in taxpayer-funded benefits from the state.

“Federal court records show that 24 of the 25 obtained a driver’s license or state ID, 19 applied for MassHealth benefits, one received $51,270 in rent subsidies from the Boston Housing Authorities and two pocketed more than $25,000 in unemployment benefits,” reported WCBV TV.

“At least two registered to vote when they applied for their license or ID,” the station said.

This bust occurred at the same the that many Democrats are actively campaigning for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to be dismantled, despite the obvious role it plays in enforcing America’s laws. The vast majority of immigrants — certainly the legal ones — are good people who seek a better life. The problem is the ones who have much less noble intentions. We need to face that reality, and not ignore the issue.

Trump Supporters Score Huge Federal Win After Being Attacked in Sanctuary City

Reported By Cillian Zeal | July 30, 2018 at 8:50am

A lawsuit by Donald Trump supporters attacked after a campaign event in San Jose, California, back in the summer of 2016 can proceed with a lawsuit against the city, under a ruling by a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the lawsuit alleges that police officers in the sanctuary city deliberately exposed the Trump backers to danger as they were filing out of the building where the June 2016 rally was held.

“After the rally at the McEnery Convention Center, police directed those in attendance to leave from a single exit. There, according to the lawsuit, they were ordered to head out onto a street where hundreds of anti-Trump protesters were waiting, even though a safer route and other exits were available,” the Chronicle reported.

“Twenty plaintiffs in the suit said they were beaten or struck by objects thrown by the protesters, and one plaintiff said an officer told her that police had been instructed not to intervene. The plaintiffs said police arrested three people for allegedly assaulting officers, but no one for attacking Trump supporters.”

The judges ruled that if what the supporters allege in the lawsuit is accurate, “the officers acted with deliberate indifference to a known and obvious danger” and “violated the Trump supporters’ constitutional rights.”

San Jose’s lawyers tried to argue that police weren’t responsible for the danger created by the protesters and that police shouldn’t be second-guessed. The judges didn’t exactly buy that the case should be dismissed based on that, as evidenced by the panel’s unanimous, 3-0 ruling.

“The attendees allege the officers shepherded them into a violent crowd of protesters and actively prevented them from reaching safety,” Judge Dorothy Nelson wrote in the decision.

“The officers continued to implement this plan even while witnessing the violence firsthand” and even though they knew about the earlier attacks outside the convention center, the Chronicle reported. She also noted that if the allegations in the lawsuit were proved, it would show police bore responsibility for the attacks.

Harmeet Dhillon, the lawyer for the plaintiffs and a Republican national committeewoman, said she was happy the 9th Circuit “agreed with us that, where police put citizens into harm’s way, they can be held liable for the consequences.”

She added that the suit “seeks to vindicate important civil rights of all Americans.” San Jose City Attorney Richard Doyle, predictably, said he would be looking into an appeal and that the city disagreed with both the court’s view on police liability and “the plaintiffs’ view of the facts.”

The rally was controversial even at the time; after his officers failed to protect the rally attendees, San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia praised his force “for both their effectiveness and their restraint” and posited that “additional force can incite more violence in the crowd.”

Meanwhile, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo decided to put the blame elsewhere, noting: “At some point Donald Trump needs to take responsibility for the irresponsible behavior of his campaign.”

While the habit of blaming Trump for everything from racism and inequality to the War of 1812 and that really awful final Creedence Clearwater Revival album may work in the media, that doesn’t quite fly in court (and indeed, the defendants didn’t exactly fall back upon it).

Neither, however, does the argument that deliberate police negligence and inaction in the face of attacks is merely a matter of discretion. Officials in San Jose need to answer some very important questions.

Trump Will Shut Down Government Over Border Wall Funding

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President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government in September if Democratic lawmakers continue their obstruction and “do not give us the votes for Border Security [and] … the Wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border.

“I would be willing to ‘shut down’ government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, which includes the Wall! Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc. and finally go to system of Immigration based on MERIT! We need great people coming into our Country!”Trump tweeted Sunday.

“Build the Wall” on the U.S. border with Mexico was among Trump’s signature promises during his 2016 presidential bid, as he campaigned heavily on tighter immigration enforcement. But the nominally Republican Congress has struggled to reach any consensus on funding the border wall and implementing other key items on Trump’s immigration agenda.

Although Trump demanded action on immigration as part of Congress’ $1.3 trillion spending package, passed in March, he signed the bill without those measures to avoid a government shutdown. He warned at the time that he would never sign “another bill like this”again.

“There are a lot of things we shouldn’t have had in this bill, but we were, in a sense, forced if we want to build our military, we were forced to have,” Trump said in March. “There are some things we should have in the bill. But I say to Congress, I will never sign another bill like this again.”

With the federal fiscal year ending September 30, the president warned that he would accept nothing less than wall funding and the other three tough immigration reforms he has repeatedly asked Congress to enact. Trump also doubled down Sunday on defending his administration’s tough immigration enforcement policies amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the since-scrapped zero tolerance policy, which separated illegal immigrant children from their parents at the border.

“Please understand, there are consequences when people cross our Border illegally, whether they have children or not — and many are just using children for their own sinister purposes. Congress must act on fixing the DUMBEST & WORST immigration laws anywhere in the world! Vote ‘R,’” Trump tweeted, referring to the 2018 midterm elections and the GOP’s need to hold its congressional majority.

The president’s renewed call for border wall funding, immigration reform, and strict enforcement measures came as Democrats appeared to be looking for a different campaign centerpiece from their recent calls to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.

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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

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Socialism is the path to communism and Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is leading the way this 2018 election. It’s not your parents’ democrat party.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Inflation to Hit 1 Million Percent in Collapsing, Socialist Venezuela

Venezuela’s currency is radically devaluing as the country becomes a humanitarian disaster. (Photo: Miguel Gutiérrez/EFE/Newscom)

Venezuela’s inflation may hit 1 million percent by the end of the year, the International Monetary Fund announced on Monday.

This incredible hyperinflation is reminiscent of Weimar Germany during the years immediately after World War I, in which wheelbarrows full of cash were required to buy bare essential items, like a loaf of bread.

To counter the hyperinflation problem, Venezuela’s answer is to lop off five zeros from its currency value and launch a state-backed cryptocurrency.

It wasn’t that long ago that the left praised socialist Venezuela as a model country, a good comparison to the mean, ruthless system of the United States.

“Since the [Hugo] Chávez government got control over the national oil industry, poverty has been cut by half, and extreme poverty by 70 percent,” wrote New York Times contributor Mark Weisbrot in the wake of socialist President Hugo Chavez’s re-election in 2012. “College enrollment has more than doubled, millions of people have access to health care for the first time and the number of people eligible for public pensions has quadrupled.”

Just six years later and the country is a catastrophe. It seems 21st-century socialism hasn’t worked any better than 20th-century socialism, or any other kind of socialism for that matter.

Venezuela’s dire state is not for lack of resources. It is the most oil-rich country in the world and used to be one of the wealthiest nations in South America. Now, it’s teetering on the edge of economic oblivion. The scale of Venezuela’s collapse is staggering. The economy has halved since 2013 and unemployment has now reached 30 percent. Basic items like baby formula and toilet paper can’t be found on store shelves.

People have turned to “car cannibalism” (or mass carpooling) to minimize the number of vehicles running. Public transportation has ground to a halt.

Hunger strikes by workers in the country’s nationalized electricity company have led to widespread power outages and water shortages.

Venezuela now struggles to pump oil out of the ground as its nationalized oil company is, according to CNN, “forced to import light crude from the United States to dilute the heavy oil it drills in Venezuela.”

Ironically, the policy of nationalization—purportedly to give back to the people—has left those very people destitute.

No country has fallen farther and faster on The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom than Venezuela.

“In 1995, the first year of the index, Venezuela scored 59.8 on its 0-to-100 scale, more than two points above the world average,” wrote Heritage Foundation Research Coordinator Patrick Tyrrell. “That prosperity did not last. Under [Presidents Hugo] Chavez and [Nicolas] Maduro, economic freedom has evaporated, and Venezuela is now one of the most economically repressed countries in the world, second only to North Korea.”

With the loss of economic freedom has come the loss of political freedom. Elections have become a sham as the once democratic country has turned into strongman dictatorship under Maduro, where opposition to the regime is quickly and ruthlessly crushed.

Criminality and corruption are rampant. The country is now ruled by a cartel of connected drug kingpins and other thugs who use government power to enrich themselves and their families.

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled the country in a humanitarian crisis that mirrors that of Syria—except this one was not forced by a civil war.

Venezuela is now a country where millionaires are poor,”as a Venezuelan nurse said recently in an interview with The Guardian.

What’s remarkable is that while this tragedy plays out, the American left continues to flirt with socialism and strains to explain why it would be a good thing for the American people. Millennials in particular have been susceptible to embracing it, at least in theory.

Socialism is a philosophy that, at best, has proven to be ideologically bankrupt, having failed to produce anything close to a free-market system. At worst, it is a weapon for petty thug-tyrants to prop themselves up while strangling the nation’s economy and stomping on the rights of citizens with impunity, as has been the case in Venezuela.

It’s increasingly popular on the left to rebrand socialism as “democratic socialism,” perhaps to distinguish their own ideology from the statist and obviously destructive form of socialism practiced in Venezuela. They see their own socialism as a happier, gentler version of the creed. But this distinction is evasive.

Venezuela’s socialism at least started out as “democratic” before it failed and ultimately led to tyranny. That’s an easy flip to make without constitutional norms, institutional protections, and a cultural creed of limited government.

American leftists often point to Nordic countries as examples of socialism that “works.” The problem is that while some of those countries provide generous social safety programs, they are not quite socialist.

All of them rank highly on The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom. Denmark and Sweden even rate above the United States. In 2015, Denmark’s president insisted that his country was not socialist, but had a “market economy.”

Most of the Nordic countries had thriving economies before they grew their welfare programs, and some have even trimmed those programs in recent years. Finland, for example, which experimented with a universal basic income program, ended it after just two years.

Nordic countries mostly avoided the kinds of government overregulation and intervention that annihilated the economies of Venezuela and other countries in the past century.

So, mission accomplished?

Not quite. Even in these alleged Scandinavian utopias, broad social safety nets and high taxes have produced a country with much lower standards of living than the United States as a whole. For instance, Americans of Danish descent have a drastically higher income than Danes living in Denmark, as well as lower rates of poverty.

“A common misconception is that the Nordic countries became socially and economically successful by introducing universal welfare states funded by high taxes,” wrote Nima Sanandaji, the author of Debunking Utopia: Exposing the Myth of Nordic Socialism.”“In fact, their economic and social success had already materialized during a period when these countries combined a small public sector with free-market policies. The welfare state was introduced afterward. That the Nordic countries are so successful is due to an exceptional culture that emphasizes social cohesion, hard work, and individual responsibility.”

Socialist policies erode these cultural norms, undermine individual responsibility and the rule of law, and create a destructive race to the bottom to prove that one is most in need.

Regardless of the distinctions, real or imagined, socialism has proved to be a failure wherever it is tried. Its proponents claim to want to lift up the poor, but all it does is drag down everyone, creating economic misery for rich and poor alike.

The “end of history”–as Marxists call it–for Venezuela, is collapse. A fate that may soon befall its socialist neighbors, like Nicaragua.

It’s a good lesson for Americans, especially those with the delusion that we can make it work here.

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Why didn’t FBI tell court about Christopher Steele bias?

Reported by Byron York  | July 26, 2018 09:49 PM

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., set off the argument last February, with the release of the so-called Nunes memo. In the memo, Nunes wrote, “Neither the initial application in October 2016, nor any of the renewals, disclose or reference the role of the DNC, Clinton campaign, or any party/campaign in funding Steele’s efforts.”


In another passage, Isikoff and Corn wrote: “As FBI officials saw it, Steele seemed more interested in getting the story out rather than quietly working with them on the investigation. ‘There was clearly an agenda on his part,’ one senior FBI official later said.”

So to conclude: The FBI based a substantial part of its warrant application on Steele’s work. Steele had a strong and clear anti-Trump bias. The FBI knew about it. The bureau should have informed the court. And it did not.

Trump Didn’t Ask North Korea’s Permission, Sent Plane Immediately To Save Otto Warmbier

Reported By Rebekah Baker | July 25, 2018 at 12:29pm

Donald Trump serves many roles as president of the United States — chief executive, chief administrator, chief diplomat — but when he learned of the dire medical condition of North Korean prisoner and American college student Otto Warmbier, he adopted the role of a father and fought for Otto like he would for his own son.

According to a recent report from GQ, the U.S. special representative for North Korea policy Joseph Yun learned in early June 2017 that Warmbier — who was arrested in January 2016 and sentenced to hard labor in the communist nation — was unconscious.

“I was completely shocked,” Yun said. “I came back immediately, and I told Secretary Tillerson … and we determined at the time that we needed to get him and the other prisoners out as soon as possible, and I should contact Pyongyang and say I wanted to come right away.”

When Trump heard the news, he acted immediately. The “strategic patience” methods implemented under the Obama administration were over.

“When Trump learned of Otto’s condition, he doubled down on the order for Yun to rush to Pyongyang and bring Otto home,” the GQ report states.

And he didn’t ask for North Korea’s permission, either.

“The North Koreans were unilaterally informed that an American plane would soon land in Pyongyang and that United States diplomats and doctors would get off,” the report continues.

According to an anonymous State Department official, Trump sounded more like a dad than the president of a country when he heard the news of Otto’s condition.

“The president was very invested in bringing Otto home,” the official told GQ. “Listening to him deliberate on this, he sounded to me a lot more like a dad.”

“We were very scared,” the official continued, explaining that no one knew what kind of reception they would receive from North Korea when they arrived.

“The North Koreans said we could send a delegation to see Otto, but that we would have to discuss some of the conditions of getting him out once we got there,” he explained.

When Yun and the rest of the rescue team arrived in North Korea and they were finally allowed to see Warmbier, he was beyond recognition.

“In an isolated second-floor ICU room, Flueckiger was presented with a pale, inert man with a feeding tube threaded through his nostrils,” the report continues. “Could this really be Otto? Flueckiger wondered, for the body looked so different from the pictures he had seen of the homecoming king.”

Although the team was able to secure Warmbier’s release, he was barely alive. He was reunited with his family and died that June.

Warmbier’s father Fred Warmbier has publicly criticized the Obama administration for failing to take action to rescue his son.

“When Otto was first taken, we were advised by the past administration to take a low profile while they worked to obtain his release,” Warmbier said.

“We did so without result. Earlier this year, Cindy and I decided the time for strategic patience was over. … It is my understanding that (Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Y. Yun) and his team, at the direction of the president, aggressively pursued resolution of the situation.”

Asked if the Obama administration could have done more to save his son, he replied, “I think the results speak for themselves.”

Kids Caught on Camera at Stranger’s Doorstep After Finding Wallet with $700 Inside

Reported By Amanda Thomason | July 27, 2018 at 8:25am

Nigel Drake got home from work and was carrying some things from his car to his house in Aurora, Colorado on July 18. He must have had his hands full because he didn’t notice that he’d dropped something rather important.

“I was carrying stuff in, I guess I dropped my wallet outside, and I didn’t know about it,” he later recalled.

His wallet. It was lying in the driveway, abandoned, waiting for somebody to notice it.

At some point, three kids were biking by, and the oldest one spotted the lonely wallet. She paused, set down her bike and went over to it.

Maybe she opened it, maybe she didn’t. Maybe she had a brief moment of indecision, but it seems like she did not.

Aside from the usual suspects — credit cards, IDs and the like — the wallet contained $700 cash. Even adults would be tempted by that. But not this girl.

She went up to the front door with a friend and her little brother trailing behind her and rang the doorbell, which triggered a message and recording.

“Hi, we can’t answer the door right now but the camera is recording,” a voice said. “So, please just leave us a message. Thanks for coming by.”

“We found your wallet outside of your car and we just thought we’d give it back to you. So, I don’t know,” she said as she looked around at the porch.

“I’m going to put it over here, so no one takes any money.” She set it down in a discreet spot, and the three raced off, hopping on their bikes and disappearing.

That would have been the end of the interaction, except that Nigel Drake’s dad saw the footage and showed his son. Drake was impressed.

“I watched the video, and it was just these nice three kids that just decided to do the nice thing,” he said. “It was very heartening to feel.”

Wanting to recognize these stand-up kids, Drake’s father posted the video on Facebook with a plea to help him get in touch with the young good Samaritans.

A relative of the kids recognized them and contacted them. The girl who’d returned the wallet, Haylie Wenke, and her little brother, Reagan Wenke, had been located!

“It wasn’t our money, and we didn’t really need it, so we just gave it back,” Haylie said as if the matter were plain as day. “If you see something that someone left or dropped, to always give it back and do the right thing,”

Drake was certainly touched by their honesty, and many people who have seen the clip have been impressed with the actions of the kids — it’s nice to see a video about kids doing something positive these days.

“It gives you faith in humanity a little bit that there are good kids out there,” he reflected. “These kids’ parents are raising them the right way.”

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– S.F.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

To Russia with Love

The Media and the Democrats continue with the narrative that Trump is “Putin’s puppet” although he’s been tougher on Putin than any previous President.

Trump as Putin Puppet

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California Bans Plastic Straws, Fines Violators

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We were just recovering from our guffaw over Starbucks’ attempt to appease Mother Earth by implementing strawless lids, which actually require more plastic, and then California decided to ante up. Santa Barbara has decided that plastic straws may very well bring about the end of the world, and city leaders are aiming to save humanity. According to new city regulations, a violator (i.e., someone using a straw) could be fined up to a grand or even imprisoned for six months. Meanwhile, back in Russia . . .

Here’s more from Fox News…

Sippers, beware.

A California coastal city has become the latest municipality to ban plastic straws, enacting what is potentially the strictest plastic prohibition in the country.

Santa Barbara earlier this month passed the ordinance authorizing hefty fines and even a possible jail sentence for violators who dole out plastic straws at restaurants, bars and other food establishments.

According to the ordinance, violators on their first offense will be given a written warning notice. But the second time a purveyor of plastic straws defies the ban is when the heavy hand of the law could clamp down.

In that case, the ordinance cites penalties from the city’s municipal code for a “fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), imprisonment for a term not exceeding six (6) months.”

In comparison, Seattle, which in the beginning of July became the first major city in the U.S. to ban plastic straws, only fines businesses $250 per offense.

This Weel’s Ann Coulter Letter: “Central Park Rapists: Trump Was Right”

Commentary by Ann Coulter  

The city of New York released thousands of documents from the 1989 Central Park rape case last week, provoking more weeping and gnashing of teeth over Donald Trump’s full-page ads in four New York newspapers taken out soon after that attack with the headline:



His ad never mentioned the Central Park rape, but talked about New York families — “White, Black, Hispanic and Asian” — unable to enjoy walks through the park at dusk. Of muggers and murderers, he said, “I no longer want to understand their anger. I want them to understand our anger. … They should be forced to suffer and, when they kill, they should be executed for their crimes.”

According to the media, the five convicted boys were INNOCENT — and Trump would have executed the poor lads! Apart from the “innocent” moniker, the rape victim miraculously survived, there was no murder, so this is nonsense.

But let’s look at how “innocent” they were.

On April 19, 1989, investment banker Trisha Meili went for a run through Central Park around 9 p.m., whereupon she was attacked by a wolf pack looking for a “white girl,” dragged 100 yards into the woods, stripped, beaten with a pipe and a brick, raped and left for dead. By the time the police found Meili, she’d lost three-quarters of her blood. Her case was initially assigned to the homicide unit of the D.A.’s office because none of her doctors thought she would make it through the night.

Of the 37 youths brought in for questioning about the multiple violent attacks in the park that night, only 10 were charged with a crime and only five for the rape of the jogger: Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise. All five confessed — four on videotape with adult relatives present and one with a parent present, but not on videotape.

Two unanimous, multicultural juries convicted them, despite aggressive defense lawyers putting on their best case. But the media have a different method of judging guilt and innocence. They don’t look at irrelevant factors, such as evidence, but at relevant factors such as the race of the accused and the victim.

Unfortunately for Meili, she was guilty of white privilege, while her attackers belonged to the “people of color” Brahmin caste. So, after waiting an interminable 13 years, the media proclaimed that the five convicts had been “exonerated” by DNA evidence!

DNA evidence didn’t convict them, so it couldn’t exonerate them. This was a gang attack. It was always known that another rapist “got away,” as the prosecutor told the jury, and that none of the defendants’ DNA was found in the jogger’s cervix or on her sock — the only samples that were taken.

While it blows most people away to find out that none of the suspects’ DNA was found on Meili, the whole trick is that they’re looking at it through a modern lens. Today, these kids’ DNA would have been found all over the crime scene. But in 1989, DNA was a primitive science. The cops wouldn’t have even looked for such evidence back then.

The case was solved with other evidence — and there was a lot of it.

On the drive to the precinct, Raymond Santana blurted out, “I had nothing to do with the rape. All I did was feel the woman’s t–s.” The cops didn’t even know about a rape yet.

Yusef Salaam announced to the detective interviewing him, “I was there, but I didn’t rape her.” Even if true, under the law, anyone who participated in the attack on Meili is guilty of her rape.

Two of Korey Wise’s friends said that when they ran into him on the street the day after the attack, he told them the cops were after him. “You heard about that woman that was beat up and raped in the park last night? That was us!”

Taken to the scene of the crime by a detective and a prosecutor, he said, “Damn, damn, that’s a lot of blood. … I knew she was bleeding, but I didn’t know how bad she was. It was dark. I couldn’t see how much blood there was at night.”

Wise also told a detective that someone he thought was named “Rudy” stole the jogger’s Walkman and belt pouch. The jogger was still in a coma. The police did not know yet that a Walkman had been stolen from her.

Wise told a friend’s sister, Melody Jackson, that he didn’t rape the jogger; he “only held her legs down while Kevin (Richardson) f—ed her.” Jackson volunteered this information to the police, thinking it would help Wise.

The night of the attack, Richardson told an acquaintance, “We just raped somebody.” The crotch of his underwear was suspiciously stained with semen, grass stains, dirt and debris. Walking near the crime scene with a detective the next day, Richardson said, “This is where we got her … where the raping occurred.”

Santana and Richardson independently brought investigators to the precise location of the attack on the jogger.

Recall that, when all these statements were made, no one — not the police, the witnesses, the suspects, or their friends and acquaintances — knew whether Meili would emerge from her coma and be able to identify her attackers.

Sarah Burns, who co-wrote and co-directed the propaganda film “The Central Park Five” with her father (whose reputation she has now destroyed), waved away the defendants’ confessions — forget all the other evidence — in a 2016 New York Times op-ed, explaining: “The power imbalance in an interrogation room is extreme, especially when the suspects are young teenagers, afraid of the police and unfamiliar with the justice system or their rights.”

Burns has studied the trial transcripts so closely that she called the prosecutor by the wrong name in her op-ed. Far from trembling and afraid, as Burns imagines, the suspects were singing the rap song “Wild Thing” for hours in the precinct house, laughing and joking about raping the jogger. One of the attackers said, “It was fun.”

When a cop told Santana that he should have been out with a girlfriend rather than mugging people in Central Park, Santana responded, “I already got mines,” and laughed with another boy from the park. One of the youths arrested that night stated on videotape that he heard Santana and another boy laughing about “how they ‘made a woman bleed.’”

But none of that matters. Again, the victim was a privileged white woman (BAD!) and the perpetrators were youths of color (GOOD!). So the media lied and claimed the DNA evidence “exonerated” them.

This allegation was based on Matias Reyes’ confession to the attack. His DNA matched the unidentified DNA on the jogger — proving nothing, other than that he was the one who “got away.” He is also the “Rudy” who stole her Walkman, as Wise said at the time. Reyes admitted he took it. How did Wise know that?

A cellmate of Reyes claims he said that he heard a woman screaming in the park that night and ran to join in the rape.

The “exoneration” comes down to Reyes’ unsubstantiated claim that he acted alone. Years of careful investigation, videotaped confessions, witness statements, assembling evidence, trial by jury and repeated appeals — all that is nothing compared to the word of an upstanding citizen like Reyes, a violent psychopath who sexually assaulted his own mother and raped and murdered a pregnant woman while her children heard the attack through the bedroom door.

That’s the sum total of the “exoneration”: the word of a psycho.

Noticeably, Reyes faced absolutely no penalty for his confession — the statute of limitations had run out years earlier. Before he confessed, Reyes had been moved to Korey Wise’s cellblock. He requested a transfer on the grounds that he feared retaliation from Wise’s gang. All he had to do was confess — with no penalty — and announce that he acted alone. The Social Justice Warriors would take it from there.

Not even a monster’s self-serving “confession” can explain away the five attackers’ other crimes that night — vicious beatings that left one parkgoer unconscious and another permanently injured.

The SJW’s verdict: Award the criminals $41 million. Trump’s idea: Punish them. And you still can’t figure out how he became president.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F.Branco

This Really Sucks

Where’s the compassion for Children separated from their parents when arrested over having plastic straws?

Kids Separated from Parents

Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018.

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FISA Documents Released, Prove Fraudulent Dossier Report Was ‘Source 1’ for Page Wiretap

Reported By Cillian Zeal | July 22, 2018 at 9:55am

Christopher Steele, the ex-British intelligence agent who got paid by the Hillary Clinton campaign to come up with dirt on Donald Trump was apparently “Source #1” in the FBI’s court application to surveil Trump campaign official Carter Page, documents released Saturday reveal. The full 412-page application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and its subsequent renewals were made public after a Freedom of Information Act request by The New York Times and other outlets.

“‘The FBI believes that Page has been collaborating and conspiring with the Russian Government,’ the surveillance application filed in October 2016 said,” The Times reported. “The documents released include applications and renewal warrants filed in 2017 after Trump took office. Page has denied being an agent of the Russian government and has not been charged with any crime.”

“The documents released said ‘the FBI believes that the Russian Government’s efforts are being coordinated with Page and perhaps other individuals associated with’ Trump’s campaign. It added Page ‘has established relationships with Russian Government officials, including Russian intelligence officers.’”

The Times’ story prominently mentions 12 apparently unrelated indictments of Russian figures and a quote by Nancy Pelosi that “these documents provide clear evidence of ‘Russia’s coordination with Carter Page,’ a high-ranking Trump campaign official, ‘to undermine and improperly and illegally influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.’”

As The Times points out, Page remains uncharged, so there’s still that — but thanks for stepping in for the jury, Rep. Pelosi.

Twelve angry men and women (and doubtless some non-binary individuals) are grateful that you’ve bestowed upon us the unequivocal truth about Carter Page before the criminal justice system has even seen fit to make him an indicted man.

I point this all out because it’s curiously unmentioned where the FBI got the idea “that Page has been collaborating and conspiring with the Russian Government.”

At the end of the story, there’s this profoundly weak-sauce coda that kind of explains it: “Republicans have claimed that the FBI used in part a dossier compiled by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele to justify the warrant, and failed to disclose to the court that Steele was employed by a firm funded by Democrats to do opposition research on Trump’s business dealings.”

Less widely mentioned in the story: Steele and his DNC/Hillary-funded dossier were pretty clearly “Source #1” in the document.

“Source #1,” in the application, claims he has knowledge of Page meeting with Kremlin insiders in Moscow during the campaign. These are charges that Page has vigorously denied and nobody in the American intelligence services seems able to prove, which makes the whole thing difficult to believe when the only source hawking it has been funded by the DNC and the Hillary campaign and was known to use third-hand sources and paid information.

The Daily Wire pointed out a few footnotes in the third FISA renewal application that might be of interest. In one, the FBI announces it has “suspended its relationship” with “Source #1” due to the fact the source had disclosed information to the media. Here’s how the Daily Wire presented it:

“Subsequently, the FBI closed (Steele) as an FBI source,” the application read. It still contended that his information had been “corroborated and used in criminal proceedings” and that the “incident that led the FBI to terminate its relationship with (Steele) occurred after (Steele) provided the reporting that is described herein.”

Another footnote contends that Steele had only shared information with a business associate and not with the media. Steele’s dossier had already been “the basis for a Sept. 23, 2016, Yahoo! News article about Page’s surveillance,” the Daily Wire noted, and he would go to the media in October of 2016 because he was “frustrated” regarding James Comey’s decision to reopen the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Neither Steele nor his dossier were reliable sources. The FBI knew at the time that the dossier was a paid political document and that Steele had expressed an animus toward Donald Trump. Very little in the dossier has been proved to be accurate and Steele’s actions with the media should have proved to all parties they were dealing with someone more concerned with a political outcome than the truth.

And he was “Source #1.”

Yet, all we get from The Times is one awkward sentence tacked on at the end of the story which states that “Republicans have claimed that the FBI used in part a dossier…” (oh, what delights William Safire would have taken in that gem) and a story beefed up with innuendoes and quotes directly from the House minority leader opining on the guilt of an individual who hasn’t even been charged with anything.

“I’m having trouble finding any small bit of this document that rises above completely ignorance and/or insanity,” Carter Page told The Daily Caller after the documents were released.

That may be an overstatement, but not by much.

Considering one of the main reasons for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court it created was to protect Americans from unwarranted surveillance by government iuntellitence agencies, the Page example should frighten every one of us who believes FISA warrants against campaign officials shouldn’t be given out based on the farcical claims of a paid political document.

Dear CNN: This Woman Kidnapped And Killed This Baby – Is That A ‘Hate Crime?’

Ninety minutes after the abduction, the kid was found abandoned on the tracks, sadistically injured and barely clinging to life. There was a social media connection, too…

It’s not quite clear whether the accused and the grieving mother knew each other in real life, but they were connected by Facebook. Which makes what follows all the more sickening.

The mom, Hanna Barker, answered her door, where she was met by two women who sprayed something (Mace, probably) into her eyes. After getting hit with the mace, Barker fled from her attackers. She returned to find her 6-month-old boy missing. Frantic, she started a search and called authorities.

Her baby boy was found, clinging to life, but the damage was already done. He had been set on fire and abandoned by the railroad tracks.


And left for dead.

It was only the fact that someone noticed the flames, and reported them to 9/11 that the burning baby was even discovered so quickly.

What kind of a twisted person even IMAGINES burning a baby alive, let alone ACTS on it? For those still wondering how people can believe a good God could possibly condemn anyone to Hell, stories like this one can help put that position into perspective.

Here is a photo of the baby whose life was thrown away so callously:

The accused is 25 years old Felicia Marie-Nicole Smith, pictured here:

This happened in Louisiana.

We don’t know the motive, or even whether they knew each other in real life.

But one thing is for certain. If the attacker and the victim had been switched, especially due to the sadistic nature of the attack, there would be a national outcry demanding the woman be charged with a ‘hate crime’.

In light of the sadistic violence, should we have a national outcry that Felicia Marie-Nicole Smith is charged with a hate crime? Or should we rethink our use of ‘hate crimes’ altogether?

We often ask the question: if justice is supposed to be blind, shouldn’t the criteria of ‘hate crime’ be the same whether the aggressor is male or female, gay or straight,  white black or something else entirely? Or should we discard the term ‘hate crime’ altogether, and go back to charging people for measurable criminal acts that either Did or Did Not happen?

Trump’s Walk of Fame Star Destroyed By Leftist Lunatic

Written by Wes Walker on July 25, 2018

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The ‘rational’ left has bubbled over in outrage. Again. They’ve attacked Trump’s Walk of Fame star… again. This time, they destroyed it. This was no mere emotional outburst where some unbalanced gasbag, already entrenched in team #resist flipped out and vented emotions on it with whatever means they had on hand. After all, who ‘just happens’ to walk the streets with a pickaxe… concealed in a guitar case?

This was pre-planned and malicious property destruction. And they did it because they really, REALLY hate Trump.

It was a stunt, just like when low-life-Lopez waited for the cameras and lighting to get into place before he pretended to urinate on that same star.


President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed Wednesday morning by a man with a pickax that witnesses say he concealed in a guitar case, police said.

Officers were called around 3:30 a.m. to the star’s location on Hollywood Boulevard near Highland Avenue, where they found a small pile of rubble in place of the star that Trump received in January 2007 for his role in the NBC show “The Apprentice.”

The star-smashing suspect, who reported the crime to police, later turned himself in to Beverly Hills police, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The pickax was left at the scene.


Witness David Palmer […] was surprised to see the Walk of Fame vandalism.

“I’m like, ‘Why are you hitting that star? What did Donald Trump do to you?’” Palmer told NBC4. “Then he went around the corner and I think he left.

Source: NBCLosAngeles

It’s not the first time it’s been damaged, either. The last person to take a pickaxe to it received a $4k fine, 3 years probation, and 20 days of community service.

Other people have found other ways to dishonor it that stopped short of destroying it, from getting a photo of themselves giving the ‘one finger salute’ to Trump’s spot on the sidewalk, to fouling it with spit (or worse).

It is worth noting that other ‘Walk of Fame’ celebrities who have made the news for the wrong sorts of reasons — Kevin Spacey and Bill Cosby, for example — do not seem to have had their stars targeted in any similar manner.

If you watch the video clip, you’ll see that accused sex offender Kevin Spacey’s star is surprisingly close to Donald Trump’s. But his star managed to survive the night undamaged, even with a pickaxe left on the scene.

Trump Derangement Syndrome was a joke name for people who become irrationally emotional over the mere mention of Donald Trump.

If this trend keeps up, TDS may warrant further study as a legitimate diagnosis.

The Clarion Project Newsletter for Wednesday July 25, 2018

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Today’s TWO Politically INCORRECT Cartoons by A.F. Branco

Turn Up the Heat

It appears the angrier and more hateful the mainstream media and the Democrats get the higher Trumps poll numbers.

Trump Derangement Syndrome

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What A Gas

Whoopi Goldberg has turned out to be a classless hot air gag gift to their conservative guest like Jeanine Pirro.

Whoopi Goldberg on The View

Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Liar, Leaker and Liberal

The Saturday Document dump proves Comey lied under oath in regard to the dossier.

Comey Lied Under Oath

Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018.

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Dear CNN: There’s A White Genocide Going On In South Africa – Is That ‘News?’

Reported By: Jim Kouri | ClashDaily Guest Contributor

| Published on July 23, 2018

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While former President Barack Obama waxes eloquent in South Africa during the celebration of iconic leader Nelson Mandala’s 100th birthday, Obama as usual was careful to only address those issues and sentiments that he believes are important for left-wing blacks or those easily swayed by progressive pronouncements.

What was missing from his speech was any message regarding the rampant killings of South African whites condoned by South African black officials. In fact, during the coverage of Obama’s visit to the impoverished country, the U.S. news media ignored the “open season on white South Africans,” which has reach the level of genocide, according to Lyle Presserman, a former member of the Israeli special forces and Israel’s national police service.

“The state-sponsored terrorism is currently directed at white citizens by the black majority population and South Africa’s Neo-Marxist African National Congress (ANC). In addition, a group known as the Economic Freedom Fighters has commandeered farms and businesses owned by whites,” according to Presserman.

It’s believed that the openly harsh language and displays of racial hatred by South Africa’s leaders have fed a bloody tide of pent up rage, that has basically nullified Mandela’s pledge to both black and white citizens.for a peaceful transition with the end of the state-enforced apartheid policy.

Today in South Africa, white people — men, women and children — are being forced to flee or to prepare for an eventual civil war. And not one major news organization in the United States is covering the bloodshed and injustice in a once-prosperous nation.

Although Nelson Mandela is held up as an iconic peacemaker, much in the same mold as America’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mandala was a communist who did not share MLK’s hope for a racially-blind America. According to freelance newsman Justin Smith, Mandala allowed three-quarters of a million people to be slaughtered during his weak regime. Since his death, the violence against whites has become worse.

In Johannesburg specifically, close to 60,000 white people have been reported murdered, since Mandela fell from power, along with an estimated half a million more who have vanished without a trace, and while many human rights groups are calling this a “white genocide”, the mainstream media seems not to notice, claims Smith.

The rapid rise of this tragic situation can be largely attributed to the passage of the Expropriation Bill of 2008, which empowered the ANC and “any organ of state at any level of government” to take ownership and possession of property “simply by giving notice to the expropriated owner”. However, the most unjust and economically unstable bill was passed (241 to 83) just this year in March 2018 by legislators in the South African Parliament. The new law allows the seizure of land from white farmers without any payment or compensation.

In order to achieve this Soviet-style injustice, they changed their constitution and used their majority to legalize state theft from the politically powerless South African white minority.

In the wake of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s and the ANC’s tyrannical change to the constitution, the black majority has interpreted this move to mean “We have permission to kill white people”. And the violence has been further stoked by Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, who regularly leads crowds to chant “Kill the Boer, kill the white man”.

Nearly 50 murders are committed each day in South Africa. In the year there were 17,068 murders and the murder rate was 32.2 per 100,000 – about five times higher than the global average of 6 per 100,000. The private security industry in South Africa is the largest in the world, with nearly 9,000 registered companies and 400,000 registered private security agents and uniformed guards, more than the South African police and army combined. Many emigrants from South Africa also state that crime was a major factor in their decision to leave. Crime against the farming community has continued to be a major problem.

Julius Malema, head of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) claims his violent rhetoric is not really intended to move his followers to murder whites, when he shouts “hit them hard — go after the white man … We are cutting the throat of whiteness.”

“His followers didn’t get the memo and have taken his message to heart, as black gangs are roaming the countryside slaughtering entire white families,” said Justin Smith.

Lauren Southern, a freelance correspondent, was in South Africa writing a motion picture documentary on the “crisis of humanity, this white genocide.” Upon her recent return Ms. Southern offered the following condemnation: “It’s being covered up. The government has stopped collecting all data based on race … so they can’t even show these brutal murders are happening disproportionately to whites. They are covering up all these murders as burglaries gone wrong … That is what’s being reported by the government and by the media.”

In addition, white South Africans were made helpless when the government began to strictly enforce the Firearms Control Act of 2000. If an applicant for a gun license isn’t black or a member of the ANC or the EFF, the applicant is often denied a firearms license, which out of necessity leads whites to arm themselves “illegally”; and if they even minimally defend themselves, they are regularly punished, since self-defense itself verges on an offense, under the Marxists’ “constitution.”

White South African farmers are enrolling in specially designed self-defense courses based on fears that they’ll be attacked by black South Africans. An Israeli security firm has been the only outsiders to provide help to white South Africans A number of white farmers have contracted Idan Abolnik, a former soldier with the Israeli special forces, to help them protect themselves. This follows the South African Parliament’s move earlier this year to redistribute land from white South African farmers to black workers, raising fears among those white farmers of violent attacks. Pro-Life News Report Monday, July 23, 2018

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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Leap of Faith

To their own possible detriment, Democrat party appears to be lurching hard left into socialism if not all out communism.

Democrats Are Socialist

Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018.

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Gallup Poll Disaster for Media: Concern Over Russia Ranked 33rd

Reported By Benjamin Arie | July 19, 2018 at 2:07pm

The mainstream media is horribly out of touch with the American people.

That’s the best conclusion that can be drawn after a new poll from the well-respected Gallup organization revealed that despite wall-to-wall coverage and liberal hand-wringing over Trump and Russia, voters just aren’t that bothered.

Over the last week, much ink was spilled over President Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin, the controversial leader of Russia.

Both mainstream and left-leaning outlets — can anybody tell them apart? — tried desperately to paint the diplomatic visit as a blunder for Trump, and tried to tie it to a larger narrative of Russia influencing the 2016 election while controlling Trump.

That claim is not proven, and is flimsy at best. Still, the old guard media flew into a tizzy. Time Magazine morphed the faces of Putin and Trump into one on its latest cover, not-so-subtly implying that the former KGB agent and New York billionaire were one and the same.

Other voices implied that Trump was a traitor who needed to resign or be forcibly removed from office for, er, acting as the chief diplomat and meeting with a powerful country on neutral ground.

The media hysteria over phantom Trump-Russia connections goes back to the 2016 election, but there’s one big problem: Americans just aren’t accepting the narrative.

Despite mainstream outlets hammering the Russia angle almost endlessly, voters have basically shrugged and turned their focus to other things.

A recent Gallup poll tells the story. The research group asked a broad sample of Americans what they thought was the “most important problem” facing America today. To the chagrin of liberals, the results are good for Donald Trump, and appallingly bad for the Russian boogeyman narrative.

As of June 2018, the vast majority of citizens named non-economic problems as the most important issues facing the nation. Of those, “dissatisfaction with government” ranked the highest, while “immigration / illegal aliens” was a close second.

Both of those issues potentially bode well for Trump and conservatives in the 2018 and 2020 elections.

And the Russian narrative? It barely made the list. Less than 0.5 percent of respondents to the Gallup poll named “the situation with Russia” as their top concern. A staggering 32 issues, ranging from unemployment to crime, all ranked higher on the list of concerns than Russia.

Now, it should be noted that the recent meeting between Trump and Putin happened after the latest Gallup results were collected. If the Helsinki summit influenced the public’s concern over Russia, it would be reflected on next month’s polling.

With that said, one look at how Americans viewed the Russian problem over the last seven months reveals that they have been largely apathetic to the media narrative and even hysteria on the issue.

Between December 2017 and June 2018, at no point did “the situation with Russia” rise above one percent of responses for the most important issue. Barring some kind of smoking gun evidence linking Trump to the Putin regime, it’s a safe bet that a diplomatic meeting with the Russian president did not suddenly change the minds of voters.

What this shows is that the mainstream media is living in a bubble, and it seems to be getting further removed from reality every day. While they’re wailing about Russia and openly implying that Trump is a traitor to the nation, heartland Americans are seeing through the façade.

In the end, that could be what drives the leftist media most crazy: They’re just not relevant anymore. The American people are doing something much more powerful than fighting the one-sided media narrative. They’re simply ignoring it.

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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Hot Air Balloons

Seeing the protest balloons in Britain I think Trump would have them beat with all the hot air going after him here in America.

Trump Protest balloons

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Clinton Insider: To Keep Hillary from Losing, DNC Quietly Let Russia Hack DNC, Steal Data

Reported By Cillian Zeal | July 16, 2018 at 7:35am

I’ve often heard conspiracy theories bandied about, mostly on the more feverish corners of the internet, that the Clinton family has ways to get those who would talk ill about them to, um, stop talking. I personally don’t buy into these theories, if for no other reason than that Donna Brazile is still hale, hearty and still hurting the Clintons.

Brazile, astute readers will remember, was the former Clinton insider and interim DNC head after Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned in the summer of 2016 for, well, reasons. Brazile also shepherded Hillary and her party through through the election. And, when Disasterfest: 2016 was over, Brazile turned around threw Clinton not so much under the bus as under every departure from the Washington, D.C., Greyhound depot.

First, there was an excerpt last year from her then-forthcoming book “Hacks” that let everyone know that the entire apparatus of the DNC was backing Clinton in order to help quash Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign. That was bad enough.

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That book, released in November, continues to haunt Clinton. Just last week, 12 Russians were indicted for breaking into the DNC’s servers in order to steal email, including Hillary Clinton’s. Yet, according to “Hacks,” the DNC knew it was being hacked but kept its servers up anyway because it didn’t want to disrupt the primary process.

“In May, when CrowdStrike recommended that we take down our system and rebuild it, the DNC told them to wait a month, because the state primaries for the presidential election were still underway, and the party and the staff needed to be at their computers to manage these efforts,” Brazile wrote, according to The Daily Caller.

“For a whole month, CrowdStrike watched Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear operating. Cozy Bear was the hacking force that had been in the DNC system for nearly a year.”

Both Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear were cyber-security firms with extensive ties to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

Brazile wasn’t at the helm during this period; the primaries ended in June and Wasserman Schultz was still the chairwoman of the DNC until July, when she resigned over the hacks. In other words, top Democrats had been given due warning about being hacked and continued to use the servers for roughly a month or two.

This was all to keep the primaries running apace — and given that this was the DNC, the organization that Brazile has openly admitted did everything in its power to keep Bernie Sanders from winning, it was done so that Hillary Clinton didn’t suffer any more embarrassing primary defeats.

Now, we don’t know what data was stolen between May and June that wouldn’t have been had the servers been disassembled. For all we know, the Russians had everything they needed by the time they were even discovered inside the system. We’ll certainly learn more about that in the coming months.

Or perhaps not: The United States, pursuant to constitutional considerations, doesn’t practice trial in absentia if defendants aren’t available at the beginning of the process. And it seems unlikely Moscow is going to turn over anyone indicted last week.

However, what we do know from Brazile’s book — inasmuch as it can be trusted, given that these sorts of books are given over to self-acquittal and glorification — is that the DNC was flagrantly bad about protecting its data and that it was compromised by foreign actors. We also know that it was used as a de facto arm of the Clinton campaign before she was even nominated.

And now we know how bad things were at the DNC, thanks to Donna Brazile.

Just saying.

Today’s Ann Coulter Letter: “Putin Is Killing Millions Of Americans”

Commentary by Ann Coulter  | 

I don’t know what Trump said during that two hours when he met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but like so many in the media, I know what I hope he said: Mr. Putin, I need you to publicly admit your complicity in our illegal alien problem.Only if Putin owns up to deploying a vast network of Russian assets to personally direct the movements of millions of illegal aliens across the Sonoran Desert, through dozens of checkpoints and into our country, in fulfillment of his master plan to attack America’s financial viability, national security and future prospects, will the media, the Democratic Party and corporate Republicans ever emerge from their stupor and admit that we have a huge problem on our southern border.

Illegal immigrants have killed multiple times more Americans than Russia has in its entire history — or could ever hope to kill, even with a well-placed nuclear bomb. But nothing will be done, unless we can prove Putin is behind it.

Our media and government want you to fixate on Russia’s annexation of Crimea as the big problem facing our country, hoping you’ll forget about the gaping hole on our border.

I haven’t counted to see how many Americans died as a result of Putin’s reacquiring Crimea — yes, I have! ZERO. Meanwhile, Mexican drug couriers kill more Americans every week than the Communist Soviet Union did when it shot down Korean flight 007 for flying into its airspace, almost starting a nuclear war.

Obsessing over irrelevant, unsolvable problems in remote parts of the globe is how liberals prove they are intellectuals. North Korea, Syria, Russia — that’s what you’re supposed to care about. Not your own country. Only Walmart shoppers care about their own country.

It would be as if in 1939, as the Nazi threat was looming, British newspapers discussed nothing but the bushfires in Victoria, Australia. How many died? Do they need our help? What shall we do? Where does the prime minister stand?

With Russia, liberals get an extra bonus of bludgeoning Trump over his nonexistent collusion with Russia — our greatest enemy since very, very recently.

At least no Democratic president ever publicly embraced a Russian dictator, while handing him all of Eastern Europe at Yalta, so the left’s conscience is clear!

Actually, no. Until all the Roosevelt statues come down, liberals need to settle down about Russia. At least Trump isn’t calling Putin “Uncle Vlad” and giving him one-third of Europe, as he is being advised by two Russian spies.

While I’m sure Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea were a grave threat to every man, woman and child in America, Putin should also be held to account for the rape and murder of thousands of Americans on our own soil every year, as a result of apparently unstoppable illegal immigration. (Who knew a wall was such an inconceivable engineering feat?)

Where else to lay the blame for this monstrous attack but on Putin, the most evil man since Hitler?

True, liberals have spent decades lobbying for a never-ending flow of illegal aliens. But that shouldn’t be a problem. They also spent decades defending Russian dictators. Abandoning every position they’ve ever held to attack Trump is standard operating procedure these days.

In addition to Trump’s not challenging Putin to a fistfight in Helsinki, the media have gone bananas over the fact that he cited the findings of our intelligence agencies — but then added that Putin denied the charges.

HE’S BELIEVING PUTIN OVER OUR OWN INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES? Moral equivalence! Treason! High crimes and misdemeanors! Kristallnacht! Trump might as well have trampled on a portrait of George Washington. (Or, since we’re talking about liberals, Stalin.)

But the way I remember it, elected Democrats — even Democratic candidates for president — have criticized our intelligence agencies pretty ferociously, particularly regarding the Iraq War.

The media turned that clown Joe Wilson into a national hero for ridiculing the findings of our intelligence agencies.

At the inception of the war, U.S. intelligence, British intelligence and the Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that Saddam Hussein had been seeking massive quantities of uranium from Niger.

But Joe Wilson was sent by his wife, a non-covert, paper-pushing CIA agent, on a trip to Niger, where he looked government officials directly in the eye and asked them: Did Saddam send envoys to this godforsaken country that has nothing to sell but uranium in order to buy uranium? Be honest! I have absolutely no way of knowing if you are lying, and powerful, nuclear-armed nations will be really mad at you if you say “yes.”

It was on the basis of this conversation that Wilson concluded, as he wrote in The New York Times: “I have little choice but to conclude that some of the intelligence related to Iraq’s nuclear weapons program was twisted to exaggerate the Iraqi threat.”

Far from condemning this unpatriotic lout for crapping on our intelligence agencies, the media made him a star! Only a fool like George W. Bush would believe our inept intelligence agencies over the word of a government official from Niger.

So doing an about-face on a previous, long-held position is no problem for liberals, provided it serves the larger purpose of getting Trump. I don’t know if liberals have noticed, but trying to work the public into a white-hot rage over Putin’s annexation of Crimea hasn’t been wildly successful. Apart from the fact that who owns Crimea is of absolutely no conceivable national security interest to the United States, Crimea has been a part of Russia since forever. (Technically, since 1783 — when they took it from the Muslims, bless them.)

Google “Potemkin village.” The story is that an aide to Russian Empress Catherine II, Grigory Potemkin, tried to impress her with her newest territorial possession by setting up fake villages along their route through it. Dateline: Crimea, 1787.

The left needs something a little more consequential to make us mad at Russia — and illegal immigration is just the ticket! The only thing liberals care about is Russia, but the only thing most Americans care about is their own country.

The solution is staring us right in the face. Convince Putin to admit that he is responsible for the millions of foreign invaders sneaking into our country, depressing wages on a good day, and raping little girls and committing sickening murders on the bad days. In exchange, we’ll give Putin Bill Browder and George Soros. Pro-Life News Report Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Not So Cheap Seats

The very people who gave us eight years of a weak and corrupt President Obama are now criticizing President Trump for his Helsinki Summit performance with Putin.

Helsinki Summit Trump Putin

Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018.

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National Guard Deployment Nets Arrest of 10,000 ‘Deportable Aliens’


Reported By Jack Davis | July 17, 2018 at 8:40am

The deployment of National Guard members along the United States’ southern border has led to more than 10,000 arrests, Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday.

About 1,600 Guard members have been deployed along the border since April, assisting Border Patrol agents with a variety of duties. Their presence has led to 10,805 “deportable alien arrests,” said CBP press secretary Corry Schiermeyer, according to the Washington Examiner.

Guard members cannot make arrests because they are members of America’s military, but they can both lead agents to places where illegal immigrants have crossed and perform duties that free up agents to patrol the front lines. More than 3,300 attempted border crossers were turned back because the Guard was on duty, Schiermeyer said. Further, 11,686 pounds of marijuana has been seized due to the presence of Guard units.

Guard troops providing support include those performing surveillance duties and those playing support roles to maintain equipment.

“From the get-go, our goal has been to return agents back to the border. Not all soldiers are directly replacing an agent, but every soldier contributes to the overall mission,” Assistant Chief Alfredo Lozano told Stars and Stripes last week.

Guard units are deployed through the end of September.

Despite the efforts of multiple law enforcement and military units, illegal immigrants still make it across the border.

On Friday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 18 smugglers and 117 illegal immigrants in southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, Fox News reported.

“We remain steadfast in our commitment to vigorously pursue members of transnational criminal networks that exploit and endanger people they smuggle into our country,” Jack P. Staton, special agent in charge of ICE Homeland Security Investigations in El Paso, said in a statement.

The Washington Post  has reported that the Trump administration is considering a financial agreement with Mexico in which Mexico would help reduce the numbers of illegal immigrants coming across the border.

“We believe the flows would drop dramatically and fairly immediately” if such a deal took place, the Post quoted an unnamed senior Department of Homeland Security official as saying.

The way the plan would work is that illegal immigrants coming from Central America through Mexico would apply for protection there. Then, the U.S. can return anyone crossing the border illegally to Mexico. Mexico would be paid, the Post reported.

“Look at the amount of money spent on border security, on courts, on detention and immigration enforcement,” the senior DHS official said, according to the Post.

“It’d be pennies on the dollar to support Mexico in this area.”


Jack Davis is a free-lance writer. Writing as “Rusty” Davis, he is a Spur Award-nominated writer whose first two novels, “Wyoming Showdown” and “Black Wind Pass” were published by Five Star Publishing. His next novel, “Rakeheart,” will be published in 2018. Jack can be reached at

Congressman: Lisa Page Admits Her Texts ‘Mean Exactly What They Say’

Reported By Randy DeSoto | July 18, 2018 at 4:58am

Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe told reporters this week that former FBI attorney Lisa Page testified behind closed doors that the anti-Trump text messages between herself and FBI agent Peter Strzok “mean exactly what they say.”

“In many cases she admits that the text messages mean exactly what they say as opposed to Agent Strzok, who thinks we’ve all misinterpreted his own words on any message that might be negative,” said Ratcliffe, who is a member of the House Judiciary Committee.

Ratcliffe further stated in an interview with Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday that Page gave the members of Congress attending the hearing “new information that Strzok wouldn’t or couldn’t that confirmed some of the concerns we have about these investigations and about the people running them.”

Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report released last month concerning the Hillary Clinton email investigation found Strzok’s anti-Trump texts with his then-mistress Page “deeply” troubling.

“We were deeply troubled by text messages sent by Strzok and Page that potentially indicated or created the appearance that investigative decisions were impacted by bias or improper considerations,” the report stated.

Further, one particular Strzok text promising Page “we’ll stop” Trump “is not only indicative of a biased state of mind but, even more seriously, implies a willingness to take official action to impact the presidential candidate’s electoral prospects,” the report stated.

In August 2016, Page texted Strzok, Trump’s “not ever going to become president, right? Right?!”

“No. No he won’t. We’ll stop it,” Strzok responded.

Strzok testified before the combined House Oversight and Judiciary committees last week that he did not remember writing the text, but he meant the “American people” would stop Trump by not voting for him.

“What I can tell you is that text in no way suggested that I or the FBI would take any action to influence the candidacy,” Strzok stated.

In texts released by the inspector general in December, Strzok described Trump during the campaign as a “loathsome human” and an “idiot,” and found the prospect of him being president “terrifying.”

Page wrote Strzok in August 2016, “There is no way (Trump) gets elected.”

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Strzok responded, “I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office …that there’s no way he gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk. It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40.”

Andy” apparently referred to then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who stepped down from the position in January to go on administrative leave. He was fired in March, two days before he was due to retire.

Mueller All but Ignores the Other Russian Hack Target: the GOP

Reported by By Paul Sperry | RealClearInvestigations | 

Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election wasn’t as one-sided as Special Counsel Robert Mueller charges in his latest indictment. The Russian military spy agency that Mueller says hacked the Democratic National Committee also penetrated the computer systems of the Republican National Committee using fake emails in a phishing scheme, U.S. officials say. 

This evidence challenges the narrative, now reinforced by Mueller’s indictments, that Russia’s scheme was solely aimed at damaging Hillary Clinton.  

“RNC emails were stolen through the same spear phishing scams used against Democrats,” a senior U.S. intelligence official familiar with the investigation told RealClearInvestigations. “In fact, prominent Republicans were targeted and similarly victimized by the disclosure of sensitive emails during the campaign.” 

The indictment acknowledges this on page 13: “The Conspirators also released documents they had stolen in other spear phishing operations, including those they had conducted in 2015 that collected emails from individuals affiliated with the Republican Party.” 

John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman.

But that is the only mention of Russian attacks against Republicans in the 29-page indictment that focuses on the targeting and victimization of key Democrats, including the chairman of the Clinton campaign, John Podesta, as well as Democratic institutions, such as the DNC and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. 

Unlike information detailing attacks on Democrats, the indictment does not detail the “manner and means” by which the Russian conspirators allegedly carried out the theft against Republicans. Nor does it name the defendants said to be directly involved in those crimes as it does in the case of the various Democratic breaches. 

Moreover, the reference makes it seem as if only individual Republicans, not the GOP’s headquarters in Washington, were targeted and that those attacks occurred before the 2016 election campaign. 

In fact, U.S. intelligence officials say the attackers penetrated GOP organizations at both the national and state levels, as well as the individual level, and successfully “exfiltrated” Republican emails during the 2016 election cycle. They add that Trump officials themselves were targeted by Russian intelligence late in 2016, often by phishing schemes, in which fraudulent emails seemingly from trusted sources (e.g. the government, banks or Google) are sent to gain access to personal information. 

Mueller’s office would not say whether the criminal breaches of GOP organizations carried out by the same bad Russian actors were investigated by his team with the same level of forensic analysis and scrutiny as the Democrat-related cybercrimes. 

“We’ll decline to comment beyond the indictment,” Special Counsel’s Office spokesman Peter Carr said. 

The Justice Department, which is working with the Mueller investigation, has compelled congressional committees investigating Russian election interference to redact information about Russian intrusions at the RNC and other Republican targets from their reports, claiming it is classified at the highest levels. 

Former FBI Director James Comey.
Open-source reporting corroborates the Republican intrusions. In January 2017 testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, for example, then-FBI Director James Comey offered some scraps of information. 

Responding to Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who asked “Was the Trump campaign hacked by the Russians?” Comey replied, “I want to be thoughtful about what I say in open setting, but there was evidence that there was hacking directed at state-level [Republican] organizations, state-level [Republican] campaigns, and the RNC.” 

Comey added, “There is no doubt that they hit an RNC [email] domain.” However, he testified Russian actors were not able to collect “current” emails, suggesting more valuable RNC data was better protected from such cyberthreats than those secured by the DNC. 

Russian hackers “got far deeper and wider into the DNC than the RNC,” Comey testified, even though they used similar methods of infiltration. “Spear phishing techniques were used in both cases,” he said, “but there’s no doubt they were more successful in [penetrating] the DNC.” 

President Trump said in an interview aired Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation”: “I heard that they were trying, or people were trying, to hack into the RNC too. The Republican National Committee. But we had much better defenses. I’ve been told that by a number of people. We had much better defenses, so they couldn’t.”

Reince Priebus, former RNC chairman and Trump chief of staff.

Reince Priebus, RNC chairman at the time,  said that the Russian efforts against the GOP were less effective because his operatives did a better job of securing their computer networks (although Comey testified that Russians did succeed in stealing and releasing current information from state GOP offices in 2016). 

“It just so happened that the DNC had nearly no defenses on their system, and when they were warned multiple times by the FBI, they didn’t respond,” Priebus said in January 2017.  

Mueller’s indictment alleges that the Russian defendants’ phishing operation to steal victims’ passwords and gain access to their computers “targeted over 300 individuals affiliated with the Clinton Campaign, DCCC and DNC.” The highest ranking was Podesta, who saw more than 50,000 of his personal emails dumped into the public domain after he clicked on a phony security notification from Google. (The alleged Russian spoof instructed him to change his password by clicking the embedded link, thereby opening the door to his account.) 

U.S. officials say Russian efforts went far beyond attacks on party officials. All told, they say, Russia’s cyber espionage operation targeted more than 4,000 other American victims during the 2016 election cycle using the same technique. 

Colin Powell, phishing victim. 

One of them  was  former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who fell for the same “Google” email phishing scam that tricked Podesta and  whose  subsequently leaked emails  contained negative characterizations of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  

The Mueller indictment also states flatly that the hacking entity calling itself Guccifer 2.0 and a website called are both Russian government fronts. But it does not mention that in June 2016, just before the GOP convention in Cleveland, Guccifer 2.0 released 237 pages of damaging information on Trump,  including opposition research accusing the Republican frontrunner of raping his ex-wife.  The hacked research, titled the “Donald Trump Report,”  delved into  Trump’s personal life and portrayed him as a  “misogynist.”

Although the Obama administration’s intelligence report on Russian interference in the 2016 election asserted that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally  ordered the hacking operations “with the goal of hurting Clinton’s candidacy and ultimately helping to elect Trump,”  it also acknowledged in passing that Republicans were likewise targeted. 

The Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) published in January 2017 found that Russian hackers targeted “both major US political parties” and collected against both “primary campaigns,” adding, “Russia collected on some Republican-affiliated targets.” 

Led by the FBI and CIA, the Obama administration also assessed that Moscow was targeting the incoming Trump administration for additional hacking. The last page of  its ICA report revealed that Moscow continued its “spear phishing campaign” after Trump won the election by targeting “U.S. government employees” with the likely purpose of gathering intelligence “on the incoming administration’s goals and plans.” 

Details about the Russian targeting of Trump and Republicans have been systematically buried, Hill sources say, even in congressional reports released by Republicans. For instance, the Justice Department classified evidence of GOP intrusions and thereby shielded it from public view in nearly eight fully blacked-out pages of the House Intelligence Committee’s recently released “Report on Russian Active Measures.” The heavily redacted material is contained in the section titled, “Russia Attacks the United States.” 

Hill sources say Rep. Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House intelligence panel, is seeking to declassify the material. They maintain the information is being hidden because “it undermines the key assumption” undergirding the Trump-Russia “collusion” narrative. 

The special counsel appears to be contributing to this “cover-up,” a House investigator for the Republican majority said, speaking only on condition of anonymity. Even as Mueller’s indictment confirms Russian hackers targeted Republican “individuals,” it stops short of saying they attacked the Republican campaign along with the Democratic campaign. 

While focusing on Russian efforts against Democrats,  Muller’s latest indictment does not support the notion promulgated by the Obama administration that Putin sought  “to help Trump win.” Rather, Mueller simply found that “the object of the conspiracy was to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.” 

Officials close to the investigation say that is because Mueller’s office has found no solid evidence to support the notion that Moscow meddled in the election to aid Trump. They note that as in past U.S. elections where Russia ran influence operations — dating back to the 1990s — its aim primarily has been to sow discord and create chaos in the American political system, and not necessarily to favor one candidate over another. 

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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Miss Me Nyet?

Obama’s CIA director claims Trump is treasonous over his comments at Helsinki Summit regarding Russian interference into our election, What are they deflecting?

Brennan Calls Trump Treasonous

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Terror Expert on What He Saw Going into Summit: Media Is Completely Off-Base

Reported By Ben Marquis | July 17, 2018 at 12:28pm

There was great consternation and outrage among the media and Democrats — as well as some Republicans — following President Donald Trump’s summit in Helsinki, Finland, with Russian President Vladimir Putin. While the harsh criticisms and shouts of “treason” from the hard left and NeverTrump right are more than a little disconcerting, they are not the least bit surprising as that sort of reaction has become rather predictable in this day and age.

Indeed, the stage was set ahead of the summit for just such a reaction by the media and Democrats, who displayed their “glaring hypocrisy” with regard to their coverage of Trump’s diplomatic meeting as opposed to the diplomatic meetings held by former President Barack Obama or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

That was the message delivered on “Fox & Friends” on Sunday morning by former U.S. Army Special Forces member and anti-terrorism expert Jim Hanson, who pointed out the disparate ways in which Trump, Obama and Clinton were treated by the establishment and media following their particular dealings with Russia.

Co-host Pete Hegseth began the segment by recalling Clinton’s embarrassing attempt in 2009 to hit the “reset” button with Russia, using a hokey red plastic button that actually had the wrong Russian word printed on it to symbolize the development in U.S./Russian relations.

“And Hillary walks into that meeting asking for nothing with her giant button that actually said ‘overcharge’ in Russian, and she’s telling them, ‘ok, you can have whatever you want from us,’” Hanson said.

“Even a more glaring example was when President Obama was talking to (then-President) Medvedev of the Russian Republic and tells him, ‘after my next election I’ll have more flexibility,‘” he continued.

“Now that is him admitting that he was lying to the American public during that election cycle, and afterwards he would give Russia what they wanted. But yet, where is the outrage? Where is the press saying we should investigate that?” Hanson asked.

Hegseth asked what sort of “flexibility” Obama was referring to in that particular remark, and if it meant allowing Russia to annex Crimea, invade Ukraine or even meddle in our elections.

“All of it, and that’s the problem Pete,” Hanson replied. “You know the entire focus and entire stature of the Obama foreign policy was cringing capitulation, it was ‘America last’ — ‘what do you guys want, what can we give you’ — and it ended up making the world a much more dangerous place.”

“In that case they were actually talking about missile defense, so the security of the entire free world for any attack by any crazed person with missiles — which could have included the Russians — is being put at risk because Obama was willing to go ahead and bow down,” Hanson said.

“And now, the media at that point in time had nothing to say, now President Trump wants to have a less antagonistic relationship with the Russians, maybe get them to stop hurting us with North Korea, stop hurting us in Syria, and all of the sudden it’s the worst thing that ever happened,” he continued.

“It’s glaring hypocrisy,” Hanson concluded, to which Hegseth could only reply, “Absolutely it is, every single day of the week.”

When Obama and Clinton reached out and tried to make nice with Russia, they were applauded by the liberal media and establishment politicians on both sides of the aisle, even as Putin and Russia took full advantage of the naïve good faith extended by Obama and Clinton.

Now Trump is seeking to tone down the harsh rhetoric and smooth out the rough relationship between the U.S. and Russia and he has been attacked and smeared as some sort of Putin puppet that has sold out his own nation by the same folks who cheered similar efforts by Trump’s predecessors.

If that isn’t glaring hypocrisy, nothing is.

Nolte: Gory Trump Throat-Cutting Art Decorates Portland Gallery

Posted By John Nolte | July 17, 2018

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Facebook / One Grand Gallery

A gory illustration of someone slitting the throat of President Trump currently decorates the window of an art gallery in Portland, OR, with the caption “FUCK TRUMP.”

This picture taken on the street outside the One Grand Gallery has been making the rounds on Twitter.

Breitbart News was able to verify this is real via the gallery’s Facebook page (archived here). Also, photos of the gallery on its website reveal the windows facing the street are the same. This means that anyone driving or walking by, including small children, will be exposed, not only to a grisly photo depicting the assassination of a sitting president, but the “FUCK TRUMP” caption.

The event surrounding this particular gallery showing opened on July 13 and is called “Fuck you Mr. President.”

In the era of Trump, this kind of wishful thinking surrounding the grisly assassination of the president is nothing new, unfortunately. As Breitbart News has documented, the same establishment media that spent a week hounding a rodeo clown for wearing an Obama mask has devolved into open apologists — if not advocates — for violence against Trump and his supporters.

Last summer, CNN’s parent company, Time-Warner, was a sponsor of a play depicting the bloody assassination of the president. CNN’s Chris Cillizza has tweeted out video of Trump in crosshairs, and in the lead up to Trump’s inauguration, CNN openly fantasized about Trump’s assassination.

If the establishment media are eagerly shattering every norm regarding the safety of the president, we should not be surprised by the appalling behavior of a local art gallery.

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ICE Agents Take Page from ‘The Walking Dead,’ Begin Using Ruthless Torture Technique on Protesters

Reported By Ben Marquis | July 16, 2018 at 3:56pm

As part of their insanely reflexive opposition to everything said or done by President Donald Trump — specifically with regard to his administration’s enforcement of immigration laws — the left has begun to call for the abolition and disbandment of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Leftist activists calling themselves “Occupy ICE” have put that call into action on the streets of Portland, Oregon, with an ongoing effort to besiege and block off the ICE facility in that city, an effort that has been sustained for several weeks now as the protesters have made camp outside the building.

Federal agents have tangled with the protesters on a few occasions, usually to break up formed lines intended to prevent agents and vehicles from coming and going, which has resulted in arrests and injuries.

But now it appears that ICE has adopted a different tactic to annoy and potentially even disperse the camped protesters — blasting them with tortuous music for hours on end in a bid to drive them mad.

Local alternative media outlet Willamette Week noted that ICE seemingly borrowed a page from the incredibly popular zombie apocalypse TV series “The Walking Dead” and adopted a tactic that had been used by a bad guy character named Negan, head of a group named the “Saviors” that was in conflict with the central group of survivors the series is focused on.

In one episode during the last season, Negan captured and imprisoned the popular character Daryl and forced him to listen repeatedly to a sickeningly over-the-top happy song titled “Easy Street” — by the Collapsible Hearts Club — in a bid to break his will and compel his submission, according to Uproxx.

“It seems to play for a couple minutes and is a continuous loop. It’s been playing for 10+ hours now,” a spokesperson for the Occupy group told Willamette Week via email.

The annoyingly happy music on repeat, in conjunction with triple-digit temperatures, most likely had a deleterious effect on the minds of the encamped protesters, which was pretty much the intent.

In addition, the ICE facility has trained massive generator-powered floodlights on the protesters’ encampment to keep it bathed in bright light all through the night, no doubt preventing some protesters from getting decent, if any at all, sleep in the evenings.

Previously, the federal agents who reside in the ICE facility had similarly blasted Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” at the protesters, though the young protesters had dismissed that effort and song as little more than “threatening dad rock” that had little effect on them.

As odd as the tactic may seem to some, the repeated playing of a particular song has for some time been deemed a “publicly palatable” form of torture — or enhanced interrogation techniques, if you will — that has been used to great effect against confirmed and suspected terrorists detained for questioning, according to a 2014 article by Mic.

Indeed, popular songs played repetitively as a form of torture include Queen’s “We Are The Champions,” Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady,” David Gray’s “Babylon,” the Bee Gee’s “Saturday Night Fever,” Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People,” and a host of other songs ranging from peppy pop music to aggressive heavy metal.

Some of the more hilarious musical selections used to torture terrorists included the “Meow Mix” song from the cat food commercial and the kid-friendly “I Love You” theme song from the “Barney and Friends” TV show.

A spokesperson for ICE declined to respond with a comment to Willamette Week’s inquiry, and it remains unclear at this time if ICE will continue to use music as a weapon against the protesters and how effective that tactic will ultimately prove to be over time.

One thing that is clear is that ICE is not content to allow the protesters to continue their “occupation” outside the Portland facility in perpetuity without some form of pushback, and the protesters would be wise to hightail it out of there before ICE turns their “Easy Street” into an increasingly difficult, painful and mentally exhausting road for them to travel going forward.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

Medal Disorder

Democrats think so little of our brave military and the honorable Purple Heart they even feel that the partisan FBI agent Strzok should get one for lying to Congress.

Purple Heart for Strzok

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Chilling Rush Prediction: The Left Will Try To Stop Elections Before All’s Said & Done

Reported By Cillian Zeal | July 16, 2018 at 11:26am

Free and fair elections have always been a hallmark of American democracy. But will they always be? Rush Limbaugh thinks there’s a very good chance they won’t.

Rush was answering a caller to the show last week who said that the media didn’t understand why Republican voters would stick by President Donald Trump, particularly given his nomination of federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

“I think you’re right — and the media, of course, is missing it,” Limbaugh said. “The media thinks the exact opposite is happening. They think … Like CNN today spent the whole morning bashing Trump as somebody out of place, and doesn’t know what he’s doing, embarrassing the United States on the world stage at NATO, and they think Trump voters are gonna see it the same way and start regretting the way they voted for Trump.

“These people have no idea,” he continued. “It’s amazing to me — and you’re right about this. It’s amazing just from a professional standpoint.

“If you’re a political consultant, political professional at all, and you’re on the losing side of an election that you thought you were gonna win in a landslide, it would seem to me that the first thing that you would want to do is find out who it is that beat you,” Limbaugh said. “’Who are these people that voted for Trump, and how did we miss ’em? How did this happen? Why did our polling not show that Trump was this popular?’

“They haven’t done that at all. They’ve made no effort to understand the Trump voter in whatever state.

“They have made no effort to understand why they can’t break this bond that exists between Trump and his voters. They continue to condescend to these people. They continue. Either on MSNBC or CNN or in the pages of The New York Times or Washington Post, they continue to mock them, make fun of them, provoke them, insult them, what have you. All the while doing news stories in such a way that they really believe that they’re going to separate Trump’s voters from Trump.”

Limbaugh said to the left (and the anti-Trump right), it comes down to “ways have to be found to beat them and overcome them, but not persuade them and talk them, you know, into abandoning Trump. Well, I don’t know, but that just doesn’t seem to make much sense in the world of politics.

“I’ll tell you, folks, I’ve made this prediction once. I’m gonna make it again here. It’s a long, long-term prediction. This is nothing rooted in any particular conspiracy theory I’ve heard, because I don’t ascribe to those. But it is becoming clear … It’s becoming clear to the left that the only thing standing in their way now is elections.”

Limbaugh went on to describe a show on CBS (I’m pretty sure he’s referring to “The Good Fight”) in which a character played by Margo Martindale illustrates his point.

“She was telling everybody about, ‘we have to win 2018. We have to win. We have to win. We have to.’ Now, obviously that’s a mantra. But the way she said it, it made me realize: One of these days these people are gonna realize that the only thing stopping them here is elections.

“If they can find a way around that, then they don’t need to worry about appealing to people or getting out the vote or coming up with ways to convince people to vote,” he continued. “If you look at the way the radical left is going with this intolerant bullying and intimidation of anybody who disagrees with ’em, and the desire to stop any expression of any alternative view or way of thinking?

“But I’m telling you that they’re gonna start thinking this way, because in their perverted worldview, the biggest problem they have right now is they’re losing elections. And their way of thinking is, ‘Well, we got a get rid of elections then.’ If elections are the problem, rather than figuring how to win ’em since that’s becoming problematic for ’em, ‘We just gotta find a way to get rid of ’em.’”

Limbaugh said that you could “(g)o ahead and laugh. Tell everybody I said that someday the left is gonna conclude that elections are the problem, but I’m telling you what. What do you think open borders, mass amnesty is about?

“If American citizens won’t vote for you, then make sure a bunch of people get into the country who will. Don’t doubt me on this, folks. These people have such an entitlement and quest for power that leaving it up to public opinion among a bunch of dolts and uninformed, uneducated hicks?

“That’s not gonna happen,” he concluded. “That’s not gonna be allowed to happen for very long.”

Will this happen? Not tomorrow, and Rush certainly doesn’t believe it’s coming soon. But when the ends justify the means, and when the ends involve winning at all costs, why bother with elections?

And when you think they won’t change the way the game works, just look at the move regarding the Electoral College when they couldn’t win that.

Cillian Zeal is a conservative writer who is currently living abroad. He became a staunch right-winger at the age of three: While watching a clip of Ronald Reagan, he told his mother (to her great horror), “Mom, I’m a Republican.” Except for a brief, scarring and inexplicable late high-school dalliance with Ralph Nader and his ilk, he’s never looked back. Aside from politics, he enjoys spending time with his wife, literature (especially British comic novels and modern Japanese lit), indie rock, coffee, Formula One, and football (of both American and world varieties). He is the proud owner of a very lazy West Highland white terrier and an extraordinary troublesome poodle mix of indeterminate provenance.

SF Mayor Says Her City Is Drowning In Poop: ‘There’s More Feces … Than I’ve Ever Seen’

Reported by Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter |

8:09 PM 07/15/2018

San Francisco Mayor London Breed said the streets of her city are flooded with the excrement of the homeless in an interview Friday. Breed, a Democrat who was inaugurated as San Francisco’s mayor Wednesday, urged homeless advocacy groups that receive money from the city to teach homeless people to “clean up after themselves.”

“There is more feces on the sidewalks than I’ve ever seen growing up here,” Breed told KNTV“That is a huge problem and we are not just talking about from dogs — we’re talking about from humans.”

The streets of San Francisco are littered with a “dangerous mix of drug needles, garbage, and feces”, KNTV’s investigative team reported in February after surveying the city’s streets.

“We see poop, we see pee, we see needles, and we see trash,” preschool teacher Adelita Orellana told KNTV. “Sometimes they ask what is it, and that’s a conversation that’s a little difficult to have with a 2-year old, but we just let them know that those things are full of germs, that they are dangerous, and they should never be touched.”

There are about 7,500 homeless people living in San Francisco according to the city, which will spend nearly $280 million this year on housing services for the homeless. Breed said San Francisco’s high cost of living cast the city’s homeless onto the streets.

“About 70 percent of the people estimated to be homeless in San Francisco were actually housed in San Francisco before they became homeless,” she said. “We have to make sure people who live here, [and] sadly, people who are homeless here, that they are also held accountable for taking care of our streets.”

It’s unclear how Breed will hold public defecators accountable. She said Friday that harsher penalties for offenders are not on the table. Instead, she directed her criticism towards homeless advocacy groups, who she said aren’t doing a good enough job teaching their clients how to keep the streets clean.

“I work hard to make sure your programs are funded for the purposes of trying to get these individuals help, and what I am asking you to do is work with your clients and ask them to at least have respect for the community — at least, clean up after themselves and show respect to one another and people in the neighborhood,” she said.

Breed promised to address the homeless problem in San Francisco, but some residents don’t have faith she can steer the ship in the right direction.

“Watch your backs — nobody else is,” The Fed Up Populace Campaign told the city’s residents in a full-page ad Friday.

The ad was signed by an “anonymous disgusted female San Francisco resident (for now).”

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