Reader Supported News – by Bill Simpich
About 30,000 JFK files were supposed to be fully released yesterday. The American people only got 2800.
As repeatedly advertised in the media and the National Archives, about 3100 of these files had never seen the light of day. (The others had been released in part.)
By using the 2800 figure and comparing it to the touted 3100 figure, Trump’s people apparently hoped that the busy media would not realize how badly he had dropped the ball. I can assure you that The Washington Post and The New York Times completely missed it. Even the well-respected NBC News (and many other outlets) got it wrong, saying “2891 of at least 3140“ were released, falling into Trump’s trap. Continue reading “Trump Promised the JFK Files, but the Big Dogs Ate His Homework”
“They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings; steal a little and they throw you in jail. Steal a lot and then they make you king” -Bob Dylan
Demagogue: An absolute, unmitigated, lying, treasonous scoundrel hiding very effectively behind false patriotism while shifting the approbation to his detractors… the True Patriots to our Constitution. –author unknown
Spero News – by Martin Barilas
A native of Puerto Rico, Pedro A. Cortes, Pennsylvania’s secretary of state, abruptly resigned from on Wednesday, just three weeks after his office came under fire to allowing thousands of ineligible immigrants across the state to vote. The announcement of his departure came in a “personnel update” from Gov. Tom Wolf (D) that did not specify the reasons for the resignation. Cortes also served as secretary of state from 2003 to 2010 under Gov. Ed Rendell (D).
A spokesman for the governor, J.J. Abbott, told the media that he had no explanation for the resignation. Cortes served as the state’s top election official. Continue reading “Pennsylvania SecState mysteriously resigns after revelation of non-citizen voters”
ABC News 7
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — This fall, National Mall visitors might be surprised to find a giant sculpture of a naked woman near the Washington Monument. If the organizers’ permit is approved, the sculpture would become a temporary fixture, allowed to stand there for four months.
For a third year, organizers of Catharsis on the Mall, similar to the Burning Man festival in Nevada, plan to bring music, art and activism to the National Mall over Veteran’s Day weekend. Continue reading “Giant naked woman sculpture planned for National Mall”
One woman was killed and seven other people were hurt after a suspect identified as a Sudanese immigrant opened fire at a Tennessee church Sunday, police said, as federal officials told Fox News the FBI will initiate a civil rights investigation into the shooting.
The suspect, 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, immigrated from Sudan two decades ago, police said. He’s suspected of bringing two pistols and a mask to the predominantly white Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, southeast of Nashville, before opening fire just after 11 a.m. Continue reading “Deadly Tennessee church shooting: Sudanese immigrant arrested, FBI to launch civil rights investigation”
SHTF Plan – by Mac Slavo
Almost half of Florida’s citrus crops were destroyed during the hurricane and when Florida farmers survey the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, and most are saying it’s the worst destruction to their farms that they’ve ever seen.
When the worst of Irma’s fury had passed, Gene McAvoy hit the road to inspect the citrus groves and vegetable fields in Florida. McAvoy is a specialist on vegetable farming at the University of Florida’s extension office in the town of LaBelle. LaBelle is located in the middle of one of the country’s biggest concentrations of vegetable and citrus farms. Continue reading “Florida Farmers Say Irma’s Damage Is The Worst They’ve Ever Seen”
ADL, March 3, 2014
California Investigative Researcher Joanna Mendelson provided a briefing on Sovereign Citizen ideology and criminal activities at the Riverside Federal Courthouse on February 21. The sovereign citizen movement is an extreme anti-government movement whose members believe the government has no authority over them.
Attending the briefing were Federal Bankruptcy Court judges and court staff from throughout the Central District of California. The Central District serves seven California counties. Continue reading “ADL Trains Federal Judges about Sovereign Citizen Movement”
Political Insider – by Rusty
A Pennsylvania man shot his neighbor in the head twice – once while his wife reacted to the scene and witnessed the execution – after a dispute involving lights.
Clayton Carter, whose yard is littered with anti-Trump signs, was arrested for the murder of G. Brooks Jennings.
The two had an ongoing issue which involved police interaction to resolve their differences. Jennings allegedly shined a light into Carter’s eyes however, causing him to apparently snap. Continue reading “Clayton Carter Executes GOP Committeeman G. Brooks Jennings In Front of His Wife”
Northwest Liberty News – by Tim Brown
On Wednesday, two Pennsylvania Democrat mayors were indicted as a result of an FBI pay-to-play corruption probe.
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski (D) was charged with 14 counts relating to running a pay-to-play scheme, and other offenses while former Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer (D) “essentially put up a ‘for sale’ sign in front of their city halls to sell city work to the highest bidder,” according to US Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania Louis Lappen. Continue reading “FBI Indicts 2 Pennsylvania Democrat Mayors in Pay-to-Play Probe”
Business Insider – by Kate Taylor
Ben & Jerry’s — a brand famous for its quality and eco-friendly practices — is under fire after a test uncovered a controversial ingredient in its ice cream.
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) found glyphosate, the main ingredient in weedkillers like Roundup, in 10 out of 11 samples of the company’s ice cream flavors, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
Continue reading “Ben and Jerry’s faces boycott threats after a new study uncovers a major ingredient in weedkillers in ice cream”
Published on May 2, 2017 by FredFlix
There was nothing wrong with these TV ads at the time. But they wouldn’t air in these “Oh, wait, I’m offended” days.