A month ago, Virgina governor Terry McAuliffe signed a controversial order into law which restored voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia. At the time we noted McAuliffe's close relationship with Hillary, and opposition comments that his action "doesn't speak of mercy. Rather, it speaks of political opportunism," and African American support in the state. All of which is by way of background as CNN reports today that McAuliffe is now being probed over questionable donations made to his campaign (from a Chinese businessman) during his time as a board member of The Clinton Global Initiative. We have three simple words: quid pro quo?
Anthony Wiener Calls Trump "F**kface Von Clownstick" As Bush Says Trump Supporters "Not A Bunch Of Idiots"Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/23/2016 11:37 -0400
In a one-two punch that will likely only end up boosting Trump's approval rating as has been the case every time a member of the establishment, especially one as disgraced as Anthony Wiener, disparages the presumptive republican presidential nominee, yesterday morning Former Rep. Anthony Weiner also known as Carlos Danger, took a page from comedian Jon Stewart’s joke book, when the husband of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin lashed out at Donald Trump calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee "Fuckface Von Clownstick."
ABC, Fox News, and Rasmussen now have polls suggesting Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton nationally and for the first time during this campaign RealClearPolitics 'tracker' has Trump with a 0.2pt lead - the unofficial "death cross" of Clinton's campaign as Wayne Allyn Root right remarks "Hillary is sinking faster than the Titanic." Voters are putting their money where their polls are too as bookies odds of a Hillary victory in November are tumbling.
In Operation Stampede, what is being called the largest food-stamp trafficking takedown in history in terms of financial loss, law enforcement agencies filed federal charges last week against 22 Florida store owners or operators, including one convenience-store owner, in connection with schemes to illegally redeem food-stamp benefits for cash. the defendants fraudulently obtained more than $13 million dollars in EBT deposits for transactions in which the stores did not provide food.
"The bread shops are empty...I'm close to robbing. This man [Maduro] has to fix things or he should go... It's best that others step in to govern -- but not those squalid bastards, not them either,"
"We're becoming like a third-world country. This is how it feels to be sold out by your country. We’re going to have nothing left but fast food... Fast food and hedge funds. That's where we're going."
The classified 28-pages of the 9/11 report have made global headlines lately as a handful of lawmakers battle to release them to the public. Those pages are believed by activists and members of Congress — who have seen them — to expose the role of Saudi Arabia, including government officials, in the terrorist attacks. But according to a new report based on years of investigative journalism, it turns out there are far more than 28 classified pages on Saudi Arabia and 9/11 — there are 80,000 kept secret by the FBI.
Scenes From The Venezuela Apocalypse: "Countless Wounded" After 5,000 Loot Supermarket Looking For FoodSubmitted by Tyler Durden on 05/15/2016 19:57 -0400
Is the future of government automated toll and tax collector robots? Welcome to the new world order of robotic rule.
A hacker in Florida exposed security vulnerabilities in one county’s elections web domains so officials could fix the problem - but, instead, he ended up behind bars.
If the nationalists get their way, this November might be the last time Texans vote for a US president. On Wednesday, the Platform Committee of the Texas Republican Party voted to put a Texas independence resolution up for a vote at this week's GOP convention, according to a press release from the pro-secession Texas Nationalist Movement. The resolution calls for allowing voters to decide whether the Lone Star State should become an independent nation.
The Militarization Of America's Police: Despite Obama Promises, War-Weapon Spending Soared In 2014/15Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/11/2016 18:30 -0400
The militarization of America's police has been a topic of concern for years (most openly since The Boston Marathon bombing in 2013) but reached a crescendo in 2014 amid Ferguson's riots when the average joe was exposed to MRAPs up close and personal. In October 2014, President Obama began planning to increase funding for military equipment transfers to the police, but then in May 2015, he flip-flopped - proclaiming his goal to de-militarize the police. However, this was another lie. As Forbes reports, despite Obama's pledge to demilitarize the police new federal data shows that 2014 and 2015 were peak years for shipments of surplus military gear to local police departments across America.
"Those who got Donald Trump totally wrong in the nomination process, still have not figured out why. Thus, it’s no surprise they are still wrong now. I propose, that instead of being the demise of the Republican party, Donald Trump will be its savior."
It's not just "angry blue collar white men," that are supporting Donald Trump. Having received a record number of votes in a Republican nomination campaign and winning in some of the richest and best-educated counties in the country adding to victories in his more traditional strongholds of white working-class neighborhoods, statistician Nate Silver found - after reviewing exit poll data in 23 states - that Trump voters' median household income was higher than the median in every state, sometimes by a wide margin; and that 44% of Trump voters have college undergraduate degrees, compared to 29% of US adults.