Independent Journal Review
Pelosi on Harris: ‘The Best Possible Person’ Biden Could Have Chosen

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is weighing in on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden"s decision to tap Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his vice presidential pick. During an interview on MSNBC, the top Democratic lawmaker praised Biden for his selection. According to Pelosi, the selection is significant not only because of Harris" gender and race but also because of her professional experience and career qualifications. "Kamala Harris is not only the choice as a woman of color, she is the best person Joe Biden could name," Pelosi said. "There are many people who would d

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Obama knew. Clinton knew. Biden knew. Comey knew. Brennan knew. McCabe knew. Strzok knew. Clapper knew. Rosenstein… https://t.co/QW8qeAWIrT

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The Denver Post
How Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

WASHINGTON - Gretchen Whitmer wanted out. The Michigan governor had caught the interest of Joe Biden and his vice presidential vetting committee, who were drawn to her prominence in a crucial battleground state and her aggressive response to the coronavirus outbreak there. But by late spring, the nation was in the midst of a reckoning over race and inequality following the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes. Whitmer sent word to Biden’s team that while she was flattered, she no longer wanted to be cons

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Independent Journal Review
Biden’s Camp Suggests Trump Is ‘Dumbfounded’ After Harris Clinches VP Spot

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden"s campaign is hitting back at President Donald Trump"s critique of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) after Joe Biden picked her as his running mate. The former vice president made known on Tuesday that he chose Harris for the position, as he called her "a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants." If Biden is elected president in the 2020 presidential election, Harris would become the first Black woman serving as vice president. In response to Trump"s comments where he called Harris "nast

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I’m old enough to remember all the years the GOP and Fox News spent obsessing about 4 American lives lost in Bengha… https://t.co/trU9wRMyOV

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Independent Journal Review
Klobuchar Criticizes Trump for ‘Nasty’ Remarks About Kamala Harris

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is not pleased with President Donald Trump"s immediate criticism of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris . During an appearance on Fox News" "Special Report with Bret Baier," Klobuchar explained "what leaders do," as she criticized the president"s public bashing of Harris. "For the president to go before the country like he just did and not just say, ‘I congratulate her, we welcome her to the race," that"s what leaders do," Klobuchar said on Tuesday. She continued, "Instead, what did he do? He called her angry, he called her nasty, he we

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Am learning that some of the CIA guys who started “bumping” into me in London and Athens have been interviewed by D… https://t.co/8r77co3sLJ

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Independent Journal Review
Trump: Americans, Russia, China Will All Be Grabbing ‘Batches’ of Mail-In Ballots

President Donald Trump is continuing to cry out that expanded mail-in voting will lead to a "rigged" election in November. "This whole thing with this mail-in ballot, that"s a rigged election waiting to happen," the president said during an interview on Fox News "Hannity" Tuesday evening. He continued, "It"s rigged, and everyone knows it because you can"t send out 60 million mail-in ballots to everybody in the - ; who knows who"s getting them?" Trump then went on to answer his own question about "who knows who"s getting them." He said the mailmen will get the ballots and suggested "peopl

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Obama knew. Clinton knew. Biden knew. Comey knew. Brennan knew. McCabe knew. Strzok knew. Clapper knew. Rosenstein… https://t.co/HHWAewPmb3

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NY Daily News
Connecticut voters choose Trump, Biden in final 2020 primary

Connecticut's contest marked the final presidential primary of the 2020 election season.

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Next week is the first time that the CIA’s role under Brennan becomes explicitly exposed for interfering in the 201… https://t.co/R7HVSc20jH

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Independent Journal Review
McConnell Admits Senate Control Could Swing ‘Either Way’ in the November Election

Senate Majority Leader  Mitch McConnell  (R-Ky.) is warning that either party could take control of the Senate when the election takes place in November. During an interview with Fox News" Bill Hemmer, McConnell was asked how he plans to tilt the battle for the Senate in Republican lawmakers" favor. The Senate leader admitted that Republicans are facing a "tough" challenge to maintain Senate control. McConnell noted approximately eight battles for Senate seats that he compared to "a knife fight in an alley. They are tough challenges." He said, "What I"d tell you is this is a tough fight

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Independent Journal Review
Why Kamala Harris May Prove an Elusive Target for Trump

Joe Biden’s selection of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate provides a brand-new target for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that has struggled to find an effective line of attack against his Democratic rival. But going after Harris comes with its own risks and challenges. Within minutes of Biden’s announcement on Tuesday, Trump had called Harris “nasty,” “horrible” and “disrespectful," while his campaign painted her as an extremist who would yank the moderate Biden to the left. But there is little evidence at the moment that suggests that the public views Harris, a form

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Counter Punch
Trump’s War On Arms Control and Disarmament

Workers cut launch tubes for nuclear missiles as part of the Cooperative Threat Reduction program - Public Domain Seventy-five years ago, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 Japanese and injuring another 100,000.  The great fires that raged in each city consumed many of the bodies.  If ever there was a visceral force for promoting a world free of nuclear arms, it should be the memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In view of Donald Trump’s ignorance and indifference, it is no surprise that the White House made no mention on August 6th an

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Counter Punch
Kamala Harris? Really? Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

Photograph Source: Office of the Attorney General of California - Public Domain Kamala Harris might be the perfect lens to reveal who the Democrats really are.  A good run-down on her track record highlights her assertion that "It is not progressive to be soft on crime."  As a San Francisco social worker, I sat on the school district committee that met with families of chronically truant students.  Once, when we asked a student why he didn"t go to school, he said there was too much police tape and shootings at his school bus stop.  Harris, as CA Attorney General, was putting parents/care

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This latest unhinged tweet by Obama's CIA director explains how Obama was able to so easily use Mr. Brennan, the CI… https://t.co/tiS5LkoOIK

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Counter Punch
The US Contracts Out Its Regime Change Operation in Nicaragua

Masaya, Nicaragua. An extraordinary leaked document gives a glimpse of the breadth and complexity of the US government’s plan to interfere in Nicaragua’s internal affairs up to and after its presidential election in 2021. The plan , [1] a 14-page extract from a much longer document, dates from March-April this year and sets the terms for a contract to be awarded by USAID (a “Request for Task Order Proposal”). It was revealed by reporter William Grigsby from Nicaragua’s independent Radio La Primerisima [2] and describes the task  of creating what the document calls “the environment

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I watched the magats do this with obama gate, so. #TrumpGate #TrumpGate #TrumpGate #TrumpGate #TrumpGate #TrumpGate… https://t.co/ChqdkKiofW

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Counter Punch
Which Way for Today’s Mass Radicalization? Capitalism’s Impending Catastrophe…or a Socialist Future

Predatory capitalism is facing its greatest crises ever. The gap between the exploiting few, who rule by guile and deceit – and brute force whexn necessary – and the vast majority, who are compelled to sell their labor to survive, has never been greater. A stunning half of the working-age population stand unemployed or subjected to a low-wage, part-time, gig economy wherein unprecedented numbers live paycheck to paycheck in fear of eviction or foreclosure. One in five families are unable to provide food for their children. 27 million Americans and their family members have lost health insuranc

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How a USC sorority girl ended up fighting terrorists for the CIA https://t.co/tR1rh107De

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Counter Punch
It Could Have Been Different

Let me be blunt. This wasn’t the world I imagined for my denouement. Not faintly. Of course, I can’t claim I ever really imagined such a place. Who, in their youth, considers their death and the world that might accompany it, the one you might leave behind for younger generations? I’m 76 now. True, if I were lucky (or perhaps unlucky), I could live another 20 years and see yet a newer world born. But for the moment at least, it seems logical enough to consider this pandemic nightmare of a place as the country of my old age, the one that I and my generation (including a guy named Donald J. Trum

11 hours ago.

WND
Joe Biden's awful vice presidential pick

For well over a year, former Vice President Joe Biden has carried forth a simple strategy: Be nonthreatening. Facing a volatile, mistake-prone incumbent, Biden merely had to mimic vital signs, stay out of the spotlight and avoid looking off-putting or radical. And he accomplished those objectives, to great effect. He barely stumbled his way through the Democratic primaries, representing the nonradical voting repository for those alienated by the extremism of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren; he refused to kowtow to the Twitter blue checkmarks calling for him to endorse rioting and loo

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WND
Is Biden-loving Comcast meddling in Loomer's campaign?

There's bad blood between President Donald Trump and Comcast. It's no secret. The commander in chief nicknamed the telecom giant "Concast" for presiding over incessantly skewed media coverage of his campaign and administration. Comcast is the parent company of NBC News and MSNBC, whose notorious fake news media execs are "trying to poison the mind of the American voter" in President Trump's view. On Twitter, he has called on supporters to drop the cable conglomerate for its "terrible service" and "go to a good provider" instead. For their part, top Comcast execs and employees have forked ove

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The Daily Stormer
Kamala Harris Weighs in on the Most Important Issue Facing Americans in 2020

Kill me pic.twitter.com/rJXz8SnUfW — Secular Talk (@KyleKulinski) August 11, 2020 We know where our brutal new Lady Cop leader stands on the very most important issues of our time: she stands unequivocally with the people of Israel against the entire Islamic world. If Kamala Harris wins the presidential election, Israel can be certain that they have even more support than they had under Donald Trump. Kamala Harris, being a brutal cop, will not hesitate to send in the military to protect Israel in the way Donald Trump hesitated. If the Arabs start threatening the sweet little

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The Denver Post
Coloradans react to Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s pick for VP

Colorado Democrats, along with some Republicans and plenty of nonpolitical folks, weighed in Tuesday on presidential candidate Joe Biden"s pick of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Not surprisingly, fellow Democrats largely hailed Harris" selection as the ticket"s vice presidential candidate - though some took issue with her prosecutorial background. The Colorado Republican Party portrayed her as a liberal "extremist" as the Democrats take on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the November election. State Rep. Leslie Herod, an early Harris supporter in Col

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WND
Democrats turn the civil rights movement on its head

By the time you read this, Joe Biden may have already announced selection of his vice presidential running mate. From everything we read, it is certain that it will be a woman, and a good chance that woman will be black. But why, when so much of what dominates our national discussion today is the alleged importance of elimination of racism and sexism, is there open and unabashed talk about how sexism and racism must be the basis for choosing the candidate for the nation's second-highest office? Can anyone imagine what would happen if a presidential candidate were to announce that his runnin

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Washington Free Beacon
Pro-Lifers Rip Biden for Picking ‘Abortion Extremist’ Harris

Pro-life activists criticized presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday for choosing Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) as his running mate because of Harris's ardent support of abortion. Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, pointed to Harris's  ongoing legal conflict with undercover journalist David Daleiden as evidence of her abortion "extremism." When Daleiden publicly exposed that abortionists sold harvested body parts from babies, then-state attorney general Harris launched an investigation into the journalists. Dannenfelser said the move was mo

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WND
Will style trump truth and seduce the female vote?

News wonks say that President Trump may lose the female vote, especially soccer moms who are now pandemic moms living in flux. As a soccer mom emeritus I know that overall family stability often plays out in the voting booth. "If Momma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy." This year family health, finances and children's educational situations have been up for grabs. That does not bode well for the president. According to The Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, 9.9 million more women than men voted in 2016. But before COVID-19 was loosed on our unsuspecting psyches, many women

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The Grist
Kamala Harris is Biden’s VP pick. What does that mean for the climate?

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked Senator Kamala Harris of California to be his running mate . Harris beat out a long list of qualified women for the spot - Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, former national security adviser Susan Rice, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer, and others were in the running. Biden’s decision to pick a woman of color sends the signal that the former vice president is serious about issues of racial and gender inequity - ; and about energizing voters who care deeply about representation. What does his decision mean for climat

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Independent Journal Review
In Georgia and Wisconsin, Smoother Elections This Time – With a Few Glitches

After messy primaries marred by long lines and chaos earlier this year, Wisconsin and Georgia held another round of elections on Tuesday with fewer reported problems - but enough glitches to raise warning flags for the real test in November. Both states made adjustments after the earlier contests, and neither Georgia nor Wisconsin saw a widespread repeat of the long voter lines and multi-hour waits that were prevalent earlier in the year. But in relatively low turnout primaries for congressional, state and local offices, there were enough problems to sow doubts about the hurdles voters mig

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Independent Journal Review
Democrats Praise Biden’s Decision to Choose Harris as His VP

Reactions to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden"s  vice presidential announcement are pouring in.  On Tuesday afternoon, Biden revealed that he had selected Sen.  Kamala Harris  (D-Calif.) to be his running mate, as  IJR reported . "I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked [Kamala Harris] — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate," Biden said in a tweet announcing his decision. He added, "Back when Kamala was Attorney General, she worked closely with Beau. I watched as they took on the big ban

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Washington Free Beacon
Prominent Colombian Socialist and Former Guerrilla Endorses Joe Biden

Prominent Colombian socialist and former guerrilla fighter Gustavo Petro announced his endorsement of Joe Biden. Petro declared his support for Biden Monday on CNN En Español. "If I could vote in the United States, in the interest of my Latin American people, I would vote for Biden, without a doubt," Petro said, doubling down on a tweet endorsement he issued last week. Recent Stories in 2020 Election Pro-Lifers Rip Biden for Picking ‘Abortion Extremist' Harris Pennsylvania Dem Illegally Used Funds to Boost Congressional Bid, Complaint Says Prominent Col

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Washington Free Beacon
Just 3 Percent of Hispanics Call Themselves ‘Latinx’

Only 23 percent of self-identified Hispanic or Latino adults have heard the progressive neologism "Latinx," a newly released Pew Research poll reveals , while just 3 percent actually describe themselves with the word. The term, which proponents employ as a gender-neutral variant of "Latino" and "Latina," has gained widespread currency in recent years among corporations, universities, and progressive politicians. But, Pew finds, few Latino adults themselves either use it or even recognize it. Recent Stories in Culture Just 3 Percent of Hispanics Call Themselves ‘Latinx'

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Washington Free Beacon
Harris Locks Up VP Nom: Willie Brown’s Ex-Girlfriend Spurns His Advice

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California as his choice for vice president, his campaign told supporters in a text message. Harris, 55, becomes the first Black woman on a major presidential ticket in U.S. history and providing him with a partner well suited to go on the attack against Republican President Donald Trump. Recent Stories in 2020 Election Pro-Lifers Rip Biden for Picking ‘Abortion Extremist' Harris Pennsylvania Dem Illegally Used Funds to Boost Congressional Bid, Complaint Says

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The Denver Post
Joe Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

WILMINGTON, Del. - Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump. In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigor of a national campaign. Harris, a 55-year-old first-term senator, is also one of the party’s most prominent figures and quickly became a top contender for the No. 2 spot after her

23 hours ago.

Independent Journal Review
Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Has Selected Running Mate

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden has chosen his running mate for the Nov. 3 election and could announce his pick as soon as Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. The finalists for the job have been informed of Biden"s decision, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The news that Biden has made his selection was first reported by CNN. A Biden campaign spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Biden, who served as vice president under President Barack Obama, has pledged to choose a woman as a running mate. His short list

1 day ago.

WND
'Extreme election interference': Comcast goes to war with Laura Loomer

Citizen journalist-activist Laura Loomer sets up a demonstration at the Napa Valley estate of Nancy Pelosi on Jan. 14, 2019 (Video screenshot) Guerrilla journalist Laura Loomer, now a frontrunner for Florida's 21st District congressional seat, already has been battling political opponents. She took on social-media companies because they were censoring her while allowing her opposition to continue to make statements. Now she's going after Xfinity, the internet and cable TV company owned by Comcast, which she contends is censoring her political messages. Her video explaining the move :

1 day ago.

Independent Journal Review
Trump: Order on Pre-Existing Conditions a ‘Double Safety Net’ Despite Obamacare Law

President Donald Trump said on Monday an executive order requiring health insurance companies to cover patients with pre-existing conditions would emphasize Republican support for the practice even though it is already part of existing law. Trump said on Friday he planned to pursue such an order in the coming weeks. The Affordable Care Act, Democratic President Barack Obama"s signature healthcare law, prohibited insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. Trump, a Republican, has sought to dismantle that law, known as Obamacare. Asked on Monday why he

1 day ago.

Independent Journal Review
US Appeals Court to Rehear Ex-Trump Aide Flynn’s Bid to End Criminal Case

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday will consider whether a federal judge is obligated to honor the Trump administration"s request to drop the criminal case against President Donald Trump"s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. The hearing is the latest skirmish between the Justice Department, which has sought to abandon a politically charged case against the Trump ally, and U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who says he cannot act as a "rubber stamp" for the highly unusual move. Ten judges sitting on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hold an oral ar

1 day ago.

Independent Journal Review
Factbox: Why North Carolina and Wisconsin, US Political Convention Hosts Matter for Trump and Biden

Democrats and Republicans chose Wisconsin and North Carolina, two battleground states that will help decide the Nov. 3 presidential election, to host their nominating conventions before the coronavirus forced them to scale back the events. Here is a look at how Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are faring in each of the politically important states. WISCONSIN Before the pandemic upended its plans, the Democratic Party"s decision to hold its Aug. 17-20 convention in Milwaukee highlighted the party"s aim to take back the swing state Trump narrowly won in 20

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The Daily Stormer
“Deeply Concerned” US Government Urges Belarus to Refrain from Force Against Rioters – While America Burns

You gotta have some nerve. The Hill : The Trump administration and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are expressing deep concern over the presidential election in Belarus , where security forces are responding with violent force and mass detention against peaceful protesters demonstrating against the results. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday told reporters that the administration is “ deeply concerned ” about an election process “marred” by restrictions and intimidation against candidates, the blocking of independent election observers, “and the detention

1 day ago.

Counter Punch
Defund Fascism, Blue and Orange

The American ruling class says it is opposed to “big government.” It isn’t. The wealthy Few are only against what the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu called “the left hand of the state” – those parts of government that reflect the victories of past and ongoing social movements by serving the common good, regulating Big Business, and offering support, protection, inclusion and empowerment to the lower and working classes. That is the “big government” the rich and powerful don’t like. That is the big bad State they want to “starve” and “drown.” Things are different when it comes to

1 day ago.

Counter Punch
Trump and Biden, Two Ignoble Minds Here O’erthrown

At the presidential level and perhaps down-ticket too, this year’s electoral circus will be a spectacle well calculated to cause disgust and despair – thanks mainly to Donald Trump’s unprecedented machinations, but also because, at least in the presidential contest, the main contenders, both of them, are embarrassingly unfit to serve. For kindness sake, one of them, Joe Biden, should be put back out to pasture; for the sake of justice, the other, Trump, should be put behind bars. Biden at least means well; meaning well is beyond Trump’s ken. The man has no moral compass and no capacity for e

1 day ago.

Counter Punch
Trump’s Presidency is a Death Cult

Photograph Source: Zachary McGee - CC BY 2.0 When President Donald Trump was challenged by Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan to respond to the fact that, “a thousand Americans are dying a day” due to COVID-19, the president responded as though the grim tally was perfectly acceptable, saying, “They are dying, that’s true. And it is what it is.” While observers were aghast at the callousness of his statement, it should not have surprised us. Trump had warned that the death toll would be high, and he had asked us months ago to get used to the idea. In late March, the Wh

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Counter Punch
Trump Launches Attack on Social Security and Medicare

Watch out! Uncle Donald is coming for your and all your relatives’ Social Security and your Medicare! The all-out attack on Social Security and Medicare, those two remaining standing edifices of the legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal and Lyndon Johnson’s New Society, has begun in earnest with President Trump’s latest executive order calling for the postponement, until year’s end, of the payroll taxes by employees and employers that finance those critically important social programs. Trump, in a public signing of his executive order, vowed, “If I’m re-elected,” to not just waive repaymen

1 day ago.

Counter Punch
The “Election Interference” Fearmongers Think You’re Stupid

Xi Jinping and Ali Khamenei prefer Joe Biden to Donald Trump. Vladimir Putin prefers Donald Trump to Joe Biden. That"s according to William Evanina, Director of the US National Counterintelligence and Security Center. "Many foreign actors," he says, "have a preference for who wins the election, which they express through a range of overt and private statements; covert influence efforts are rarer." I don"t have the words to express how un-surprised I am to learn that foreign governments take an interest in, and have opinions on, who gets to run the most powerful regime in the planet"s history

1 day ago.

The Grist
Post-COVID, should countries rethink their obsession with economic growth?

In 1968, a small group of elite academics, industrialists, and government officials gathered at a Roman villa to discuss “the predicament of mankind.” They called themselves the Club of Rome, and, in a largely impenetrable document filled with bizarre flow charts and words like “problematique,” they laid out a plan to analyze the major issues facing humanity with the new technology of computer modeling. “We proceed from the belief that problems have ‘solutions,’” they wrote. Their goal was to find them. The result, a 200-page book called The Limits to Growth published in 1972, forever ch

1 day ago.

WND
'Unmasking Obama' also unmasks ... 'the corrupt media'

Joe Biden, right, and Barack Obama (Pixabay) [ Editor's note: This story originally was published by Real Clear Politics . ] By Frank Miele Real Clear Politics A slew of political books will be hitting bookshelves between now and Election Day, covering everything on the spectrum from communist propaganda to Trump hagiography. Many of those books, such as Sean Hannity’s “Live Free or Die,” will make millions of dollars for their authors and publishers. Some have the potential to influence the election, such as disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok’s attempt at reputation rehabilitation title

1 day ago.

WND
Federal elections chief warns of 'substantial chance' of no results on Election Night

Americans might not know the winner of major races by the end of Election Day, Federal Elections Commission Commissioner Ellen Weintraub  said Monday. “Let me just tell everybody, we’re all going to need to take a deep breath and be patient this year because there’s a substantial chance we are not going to know on election night what the results are,” Weintraub said Monday on CNN’s “New Day.” “Possibly for the presidency but maybe for many other races that are important to people, and that's OK. If it takes a little bit longer to count all the votes accurately, that's what we need to do in

1 day ago.

WND
HOW DEMOCRATS PLAN TO STEAL THE 2020 ELECTION

"It's my greatest concern, my single greatest concern,” warns Joe Biden: “This president is going to try to steal this election." Biden isn’t alone among Democrats and their media allies suddenly warning with great excitement that Republicans are going to lie, cheat, steal and collude with foreign powers to win in November. They’re all saying it. "How Trump Will Try to Steal the Election” headlines a Washington Monthly story, saying “If voter suppression and foreign influence don’t work, he’ll contest the results." The Atlantic’s “How Donald Trump Could Steal the Election” contends “The pres

1 day ago.

WND
8 ways Antifa and the Dems are fascist to the core

President Trump accurately labeled the rise of Antifa as "a new far-left fascism" during his July speech at Mt. Rushmore. Antifa has arisen at an appropriate time, when the far left in America is taking on the characteristics of fascism. No doubt they named themselves Antifa (Anti-Fascist) in order to dissuade people from thinking they were actual fascists. Give yourself a name that everyone agrees with, and you can hide your real agenda. Black Lives Matter has done it successfully; they have an approval rating over 70%, but their real agenda is Marxism. As Catholic teacher Timothy Gordon put

1 day ago.

WND
7 prophetic insights for a pivotal 2020 election

Recently, in the Nashville area, five senior leaders gathered together to celebrate prophetic leader James Goll's 122nd birthday (just kidding, James!). Our evening was extremely exhilarating as we reminisced and revealed things God was saying to us in these turbulent times prior to the upcoming presidential election in 90 days. "Friends first, leaders second" is a mantra I personally have tried to live out with fellow servant leaders. When Paul addressed the elders in Ephesus he told them to "take heed to yourselves and to the entire flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers,

1 day ago.

Washington Free Beacon
Washington Condemns ‘Concerning’ Presidential Election in Belarus

Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus since 1994, won a landslide victory Sunday to secure another term in a contest that the United States described as "not free or fair." Lukashenko’s victory triggered sweeping protests across both Belarus and Russia for what was seemingly a corrupt and fraudulent round of voting. Exit polls showed the incumbent defeating Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the opposition candidate, by over 70 points, a result Tikhanovskaya has rejected. Recent Stories in National Security U.S. Pushes New Resolution to Extend Iran Arms Embargo Congress Probes

1 day ago.

Washington Free Beacon
FLASHBACK: Bad Carter Page Takes by Democrats

Congressional Democrats repeatedly defended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications against Donald Trump adviser Carter Page, but former deputy attorney general Sally Yates said last week she would not have signed the warrants with her knowledge now of the errors and omissions made in obtaining them. Department of Justice inspector general Michael Horowitz outlined numerous abuses in the FISA process to surveil Page in a watchdog report last year, particularly its heavy reliance on the discredited Christopher Steele dossier and the concealment of the Hillary Clinton campaign's

1 day ago.

Washington Free Beacon
VP Hopeful Karen Bass Headlined Socialist Conferences

Vice presidential hopeful and congresswoman Karen Bass (D., Calif.) headlined two socialist conferences in the '80s and '90s, the New York Post reported Monday. Bass spoke at two Democratic Socialists of America conferences—one on policing in 1988 and another on "socialism and empowerment" in 1993. This comes just one week after the congresswoman denied having socialist or communist sympathies in an NBC interview. Bass has come under fire in recent weeks—most notably for favorable comments she made about communist dictator Fidel Castro—as presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden closes in

1 day ago.

Washington Free Beacon
DNI Report: China, Iran Trying to Sabotage Trump Campaign

A  report released last Friday by the Director of National Intelligence indicates that Russia, China, and Iran are engaged in sabotage efforts to influence the 2020 presidential election. China and Iran are attempting to hurt President Donald Trump's reelection efforts, while Russia hopes to spread allegations that Joe Biden is corrupt, the report said. The report underscores that while none of the three countries can meaningfully interfere with ballots or results, they are taking aim at information American voters receive. All three may attempt to throw into question the results of the upco

2 days ago.

Washington Free Beacon
GOP Aides: Trump Nom for German Ambassador ‘Dead on Arrival’

The Trump administration's nominee to assume a critical ambassadorship in Germany is "dead on arrival," according to three senior Republican congressional aides who pointed to Douglas Macgregor's insinuation that a cadre of American Jews are manipulating U.S. foreign policy. President Trump tapped the retired Army colonel to fill the vacant ambassador position in July. Macgregor has since come under fire for his suggestion in 2012 during an interview with the Daily Bell that "neocons" are "making decisions in Washington that in their minds are beneficial to a foreign power and are not neces

2 days ago.

Independent Journal Review
Over a Hundred Black Public Figures Urge Biden to Pick Black VP or Else ‘You Will Lose the Election’

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a choice to make: pick a Black woman as his running mate or "lose the election," several Black public figures are saying. The letter is signed by over a hundred male public figures including radio host Charlamagne tha God and comedian Nick Cannon. The letter reads, "For too long Black women have been asked to do everything from rally the troops to risk their lives for the Democratic Party with no acknowledgment, no respect, no visibility, and certainly not enough support." The letter continues to read: "Failing to select a Black

2 days ago.

Washington Free Beacon
Gulf States Join Calls for Iran Arms Embargo Extension

In a rare joint statement, the six-country Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) submitted a plea to the U.N. Security Council to extend the contested Iran arms embargo set to expire in October, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. The letter from the gulf states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates charges that Iran has "not ceased or desisted from armed interventions in neighboring countries, directly and through organizations and movements armed and trained by Iran." Recent Stories in National Security Iran Claims Arrest of American and Israeli S

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Washington Free Beacon
As Potential Veep, Susan Rice and Husband Stepped Up Contributions to Biden Campaign

Susan Rice and her multimillionaire husband have poured thousands of dollars into Joe Biden's presidential campaign, substantially increasing their contributions as the former national security adviser was floated as a potential running mate. Rice and her husband, the former ABC News producer Ian Cameron, increased their contributions to Biden as Rice's name moved to the top of his list of vice presidential options, campaign finance records show, funneling $24,000 to Biden in the month of June alone.  The sum marks a vast increase over their previous giving: Prior to that time, the couple had

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WND
'Chaos' hits Chicago after officer-involved shooting sparks massive looting

Chicago devolved into chaos overnight Sunday into Monday as crowds descended upon downtown stores in a mass frenzy of looting. “We have lost control of our streets, and I don’t know how we will get them back,” Alderman Brian Hopkin said early Monday, according to WBBM-TV . “This was no accident. This wasn’t random,” said WBBM news anchor Ryan Baker, describing the looting. The station quoted a man it identified as the owner of Wabash Jewelers on Jewelers Row who insisted the looting was a coordinated effort. “There was no anger. They politely told me that were going inside,” he said. L

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WND
'Crossfire Hurricane' suddenly gets serious: Senators want 'all records' on 'Obamagate'

The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee has subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray, demanding he release all documents related to Crossfire Hurricane, the Obama administration's probe of now-debunked Trump-Russia collusion. Fox News reported the FBI must provide by Aug. 20  "all records provided or made available to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice for its review." The chairman, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., also wants "all records related to requests" to the General Services Administration or the Office of the Inspector General for the GSA for "presiden

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Independent Journal Review
Former San Francisco Mayor Suggests Kamala Harris ‘Politely Decline’ If Asked to Be Biden’s VP

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is receiving some advice from a former leader in the state she serves. As many are waiting to know who presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden chooses as his running mate, several names of potential contenders have circulated — including Harris . Instead of saying yes to the job if Biden asks her to be his vice presidential pick, former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (D) is suggesting she "politely decline." "Harris is a tested and proven campaigner who will work her backside off to get Biden elected. That said, the vice presidency is not t

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The Denver Post
Why choice of running mate matters more than usual this year

NEW YORK - For all the secrecy and speculation that typically surrounds the search for a vice presidential candidate, the decision rarely sways an election. But ahead of Joe Biden’s imminent announcement, this year could be different. At a minimum, the decision will shift the force of the campaign - at least temporarily - away from Donald Trump’s turbulent presidency onto Biden himself. That’s not a place many Democrats are comfortable given Biden’s proclivity for gaffes and the persistent lack of excitement behind his candidacy. More fundamentally, the choice offers Biden an unusual o

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Washington Free Beacon
Willie Brown Advises Ex-Girlfriend Harris to Reject VP Slot

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown says ex-girlfriend Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) should decline Joe Biden's offer to be his running mate if it is offered, calling the position a political "dead end." "Being picked for the vice presidency is obviously a huge honor, and if Biden wins, Harris would make history by being the first woman to hold the job. But the glory would be short-lived, and historically, the vice presidency has often ended up being a dead end," Brown wrote in the  San Francisco Chronicle . Recent Stories in 2020 Election VP Hopeful Karen Bass Headlined Soc

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Independent Journal Review
‘The Loser Is You’: Trump and Anthony Scaramucci Butt Heads

President Donald Trump and Anthony Scaramucci are not holding back in sharing how they feel about one another. The president took aim at Scaramucci as he said Scaramucci "made a fool of himself" during a Fox News interview with Steve Hilton. "Only lasted 11 days in his favorite of all time Administration, before being fired for, again, making a fool of himself," Trump tweeted late Sunday. "Anthony is a loser who begged to come back. I said ‘No Thanks"." Scaramucci — hired by Trump — had a brief tenure as the White House communications director. He has since been critical of th

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The Daily Stormer
Lukashenko Says Riots a Foreign Hoax – “They’re Controlling Our Sheep Who Don’t Know What They’re Doing”

Alexander Lukashenko is a gift to the world. Aside from Sweden, Belarus is the only country in Europe that didn"t do this insane lockdown. However, not only did Lukashenko refuse to lock down, he also called out the whole thing a Western plot. Now, with foreign agents rioting in his streets, stirring up the peasants, claiming that somehow - somehow - he should have lost the election (despite the fact that his approval rating is upwards of 80%), he is calling this out in clear terms. RT : The violent protests across Belarus after Sunday’s presidential election were directed from abroa

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Independent Journal Review
As Trump Falters, Democrats and Biden Eye an Elusive Prize: Texas

As polls show Texans increasingly frustrated with President Donald Trump"s response amid a massive resurgence in coronavirus cases, Democrats say they have a real chance to turn a long-held dream into reality: winning the state"s presidential contest for the first time in more than four decades. In recent weeks, Joe Biden"s campaign has aired television ads specifically aimed at Texans – the first time a Democratic presidential candidate has done so in a quarter-century, according to the state party – and made its first hires there. Texas is among the states targeted by a $280 million fall a

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Independent Journal Review
Factbox: Trump and Biden Take Sharply Different Paths on Immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump"s push to crack down on illegal immigration and reshape legal immigration was at the heart of the Republican"s winning 2016 campaign and has remained at the forefront of his White House agenda. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the likely Democratic challenger in this year"s presidential election, promises to rescind many of the policies put in place by Trump"s administration and instead advance his own platform if he wins on Nov. 3. Here is a look at some of their immigration stances. CORONAVIRUS IMMIGRATION RESTRICTIONS Trump has dramatically curtailed immigrat

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Independent Journal Review
Ukraine President Says Kyiv Staying Out of US Internal Politics, Elections

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine"s national security to stay out of U.S. internal politics, particularly its election. "#Ukraine did not and will not allow itself to interfere in the elections and thus harm our trusting and sincere partnership with the #USA," he wrote on Twitter late on Saturday. Zelenskiy, 42, was a comic actor when he won a landslide election last year. But the first year of his presidency was overshadowed by Ukraine"s unwitting involvement in events that led to the impeachment of Republican U.S. President Donald Trum

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Counter Punch
Biden’s Ukrainegate Problem

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair In Danny Boyle’s 2019 movie comedy “Yesterday,” after a global blackout causes the near worldwide memory loss of the existence of the Beatles, an amateur musician from an English coastal town takes advantage of the situation to steal their songs and achieve instant global stardom. In this scenario, it is an accident that causes Beatles amnesia. In the case of the Democrats’ obsession with Russiagate, a propaganda narrative delivered to and amplified by willing accessories in the mainstream media (MSM) through the initiative of the Central Intelligence Agency,

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Counter Punch
Cognitive Without Conscience

President Trump took a cognitive test, and touted his performance as “amazing.” The test: he repeated “Person, Woman, Man, Camera and TV” in that order. It is a dementia test that measures memory, not morality, the capacity to recall, not intelligence. Seventy-four-year-old Trump proposed that his 2020 presidential opponent, seventy-seven-year-old Joe Biden take the test - an effort to paint Biden as cognitively impaired. Trump’s own fear of dementia is believed to be seen in his preoccupation with his own cognitive functioning. He said about his score: “They say. ‘That’s amazing. How did yo

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Counter Punch
Politicizing Fear Through the News Media

News coverage of fear, threat, and violence continues to influence and be manipulated by politicians attuned to network TV criteria for coverage. President Trump sent armed federal agents to several cities, to battle “terrorists” because he says some cities run by Democrats, are out of control. “Look at what’s going on — all run by Democrats, all run by very liberal Democrats. All run, really, by radical left,” Mr. Trump said. He added: “If Biden got in, that would be true for the country. The whole country would go to hell. And we’re not going to let it go to hell.” ( New York Times,  acces

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The Daily Stormer
Joe Biden’s Twitter Account is Still Spreading the Michael Brown Hoax

Joe Biden"s Twitter account - which I think it"s pretty safe to assume is not run by Joe Biden - is spreading the Michael Brown "hands up - don"t shoot" hoax that was debunked over five years ago . Michael Brown, you will recall, robbed a Pakistani store in Ferguson, Missouri. He was then approached by a police officer, who he attacked. He was slamming Officer Darren Wilson"s head into the concrete when he was shot to death in self-defense. Is Joe Biden dredging up this hoax actually even news? Michael Brown was killed because he was engaged in felony assault of a police officer, ac

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WND
'He's really f****d': FBI informant said Flynn was not 'going to be around long'

Michael Flynn (Official photo) By Chuck Ross Daily Caller News Foundation A former Bush administration official has released audio of his conversation from Jan. 10, 2017, with Stefan Halper, a former Cambridge professor who was an FBI source during the Trump-Russia probe. Halper told Steven Schrage that Michael Flynn, the incoming national security adviser, was likely not “going to be around long.” Schrage says he found the comment peculiar because Flynn became the target of intense media scrutiny two days later, after classified details of his conversations with a Russian diplom

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WND
3 battleground states won't say when we can expect election results. A 4th isn't so sure

President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter's question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, North Carolina. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead) By Andrew Trunsky Daily Caller News Foundation Election officials in Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania didn’t respond to repeated inquiries on when the nation could expect the results from the November election. An official in Wisconsin said timing is uncertain. Wisconsin and Michigan have invested millions towards protecti

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The Daily Stormer
Mail-In Voting Failed in New York and It Would be an Unmitigated Disaster on the National Scale

There was a mostly mail-in primary election in New York in June, and the counting just finished last week. The Indian immigrant who was declared the loser is refusing to concede, because of problems in the mail-in process. Fox News : Despite failed attempts for seamless mail-in voting in smaller elections, nationwide voting by mail could still be possible with some alterations, Ali Najmi, attorney to congressional candidate Suraj Patel, told Fox News’ "America’s News Headquarters." Patel lost to Rep. Carolyn Maloney in New York City’s 12th congressional district primary race, which teste

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The Daily Stormer
Real News (Important): China is Meddling in the Election Somehow! Spooky!

This whole "election hacking" meme is literally the stupidest thing ever created. These people could just as easily be saying, "the National Wizard Agency has found ghosts to be in the bushes, manipulating the shrubs. Ectoplasmic discharge found in the mulch is being examined by a team of psychic rangers." Reuters : Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday, indicating a more active level of alleged Chinese interference. O’Brien’s comment

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The Huffington Post
Belarus Protesters Clash With Riot Police After Fraught Presidential Election

The city of Minsk erupted in protests as critics question exit polls showing a strong victory for Aleksander Lukashenko.

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Independent Journal Review
Clinton Reacts to Reports That Russia Wants to Denigrate Biden Ahead of the Election

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expressing her concern about a new intelligence report that said Russian operatives want to help President Donald Trump"s re-election prospects and hurt the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden . During an interview on MSNBC on Sunday, Clinton was asked what advice she would give to the Biden campaign regarding Russian efforts to meddle in the election. Clinton responded by suggesting that the fact that Trump administration officials are raising the about attempts to meddle in the election, means there must be a widespread ef

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Independent Journal Review
China Targeting US Election Infrastructure With Cyberattacks, Says O’Brien

Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O"Brien said on Sunday, indicating a more active level of alleged Chinese interference. O"Brien"s comments appeared to go beyond a statement released on Friday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence which said China "has been expanding its influence efforts," and that Russia was already trying to undercut Democratic candidate Joe Biden. But did not specifically accuse Beijing of hacking attempts against U.S. el

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Independent Journal Review
Gov. Mike DeWine Claims Mail-In Voting Has ‘Worked Exceedingly Well’ in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) is responding to President Donald Trump"s concerns about mail-in voting ahead of the 2020 presidential election. CNN"s Dana Bash noted reports suggesting Trump is considering executive actions to curb mail-in voting and his claim mail-in voting leads to widespread fraud. She asked DeWine if he agrees with that. "I can only speak to Ohio, and we have long experience in voting by mail. We have no reason; you don"t have to give a reason; for four weeks, you can get an absentee ballot. It"s worked exceedingly well in Ohio," DeWine said. He continued, "People c

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WND
Lindsey Graham: 'Somebody needs to go to jail for this'

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. (Video screenshot) By Chuck Ross Daily Caller News Foundation Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday released an FBI memo from 2018 that he says shows investigators lied to the Senate about statements that the primary source for the Steele dossier told the FBI regarding the salacious document. “This document clearly shows that the FBI was continuing to mislead regarding the reliability of the Steele dossier,” Graham said in a statement announcing the release of an eight-page briefing document that the FBI provided to the Senate Intelligence Committee in February

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WND
Fake licenses flood U.S. ahead of election, sparking voter-fraud concerns

Fake IDs are pouring into America this year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Through the end of June, federal officials had confiscated 19,888 fake driver's licenses at Chicago O'Hare International Airport alone as part of 1,513 shipments, CBP announced in a news release . Officials said the major sources of the fake IDs were China and Hong Kong . "These counterfeit driver's licenses can lead to disastrous consequences," said Ralph Piccirilli, the acting port director in Chicago . "Criminal organizations use these counterfeit IDs to avoid attracting attention to their

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WND
Is this American a target of probe into the origins of Trump-Russia?

John Brennan (Official CIA portrait) By Chuck Ross Daily Caller News Foundation Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to meet with the prosecutor investigating the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, though the Obama-era spy chief has been told he is not a target of the probe, according to reports. NBC News reported this week that John Durham, the U.S. attorney for Connecticut, asked to interview Brennan as part of his investigation. A source familiar with the matter told NBC that Brennan agreed to be interviewed, and the two sides are working out a time to meet. According to NPR ,

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The Daily Stormer
Russia and China Dumping the Dollar as US Implodes Own Economy on Purpose as Part of Satanic Agenda

At this point, dumping the dollar isn"t simply a political act, it is a matter of economic necessity. The US economy has lost trillions due to a hoax lockdown. And yet, the people of the country have felt none of this. They"ve felt nothing because new money was printed to cover the expenses of a very expensive collapse. They had to obviously print double what was lost by shutting the economy down in order to keep the people thinking nothing had happened. And we"re just going to keep doing this, apparently. The economy is still not open and we are still printing money as more and more people

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Independent Journal Review
Trump Signs Coronavirus Relief Orders After Talks With Congress Break Down

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the coronavirus pandemic, as the United States marked a grim milestone of 5 million cases. Negotiations broke down this week between the White House and top Democrats in Congress over how best to help Americans cope with the heavy human and economic toll of the crisis, which has killed more than 160,000 people across the country. Trump said the orders would provide an extra $400 per week in unemployment payments, less than the $600 p

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The Daily Stormer
New York Times Jew David Brooks: Republicans Must Stop “Seeing Themselves as the Party of White People”

With the presidential election in sight, Jews are starting to salivate over the prospect of a post-Trump Republican party. The New York Times has an article on the subject, written by Jew David Brooks (who once admitted that Jews had taken over America, whose son served in the Israeli Defense Force and who sometimes affects to be a Christian convert). Brooks writes for the  Times : The intellectual future of conservatism will be wrestled over at a series of forums at the Center for Social, Cultural and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute that are being organize

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The Grist
COVID-19 canceled mass protests. Here’s what youth climate activists are doing instead.

This story was originally published by The Guardian   and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For young climate activists in the United States, staying home because of the pandemic does not mean staying silent, with plans gathering pace across the country to make their voices heard in November’s elections. It has been nearly a year since an estimated 6 million people across the world joined the youth-led global climate strikes on September 20. In the United States, students from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., skipped school to voice their frustra

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WND
Kanye booted off Illinois ballot amid thousands of invalid signatures

(NEW YORK POST) Yeezy come, Yeezy go. Kanye West won’t be appearing on the presidential ballot for his home state after election officials in Illinois found that 1,900 of the 3,128 signatures West submitted are invalid. That leaves the rapper short of the 2,500 needed to be included on the state’s Presidential ballot. While no reason was given, issues could be fake names or addresses, voters who were not eligible in Illinois, illegible signatures or something else entirely, TMZ notes. Read the full story › The post Kanye booted off Illinois ballot amid thousands of invalid signatures

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WND
Will 'Ramblin' Joe Biden' ramble back into White House?

Flowers decorate the fountain Friday, April 3, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House photo by Andrea Hanks) [ Editor's note: This story originally was published by Real Clear Politics . ] By Philip Wegmann Real Clear Politics He needed an easy target, and for his long-awaited return to HBO, the late Robin Williams settled on the incumbent vice president. “We still have great comedy out there,” Williams said on stage at Constitution Hall. “There’s always ramblin’ Joe Biden.” And the riff killed. The crowd just a couple blocks from the White House howled at t

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WND
Social media aiming to impose left-wing version of Hays Code

[ Editor's note: This story originally was published by Real Clear Politics . ] By Kalev Leetaru Real Clear Politics Social media companies continued to assert their power over the political sphere this week, with Twitter temporarily suspending the Trump campaign’s ability to post until it removed a clip of a Fox News interview with the president regarding COVID-19. When the Democratic National Committee reposted the video to debunk it, Twitter similarly banned the DNC from tweeting until it too deleted the footage. With Twitter seemingly unbothered by the implications of suspending

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WND
Republican rookie's 2nd campaign in Michigan 'a lot different'

John James [ Editor's note: This story originally was published by Real Clear Politics . ] By Philip Wegmann Real Clear Politics Republicans know they could not draft a better candidate for a worse time. Luckily for them, John James was such a candidate before a pandemic ravaged its way around the globe, a recession cratered the world economy and racial strife erupted across America. He turned heads when he ran and narrowly lost a race against Sen. Debbie Stabenow last cycle as an untested political rookie, then quietly and quickly started gathering strength for his current challenge

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Independent Journal Review
Maxine Waters: Biden ‘Can’t Go Home Without a Black Woman Being VP’

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has some advice for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ahead of his expected announcement on who will be his running mate. During an Essence Live town hall on Friday, the Democratic lawmaker made it clear she believes Biden should choose a Black woman as his vice president pick. “Let me guarantee you this, based on everything that I know and understand, and the help that [Biden] has already gotten from the Black community… he can’t go home without a Black woman being VP,” Waters said. She added, “We’re going to have a Black woman VP.”

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Independent Journal Review
US Counterspy Chief Warns Russia, China, Iran Trying to Meddle in 2020 Election

The top U.S. counterintelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all try to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already trying to undercut Democratic candidate Joe Biden. In an unusual public statement, William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said the three countries were using online disinformation and other means to try to influence voters, stir up disorder and undermine American voters" confidence in the democratic process. President Donald Trump, asked at a news conference in New Jersey how he woul

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NPR
Why The 2020 Presidential Election Is Not 2016

With Joe Biden leading in the polls, Democrats are haunted by the ghosts of 2016 when Hillary Clinton led, too. But there are a few key factors that make this year's election different. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)

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NPR
In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls. (Image credit: Sonia Moskowitz/Images/Getty Images)

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Washington Free Beacon
For Biden Family, a History of Tax Problems

Hunter Biden was hit with a $450,000 lien in July over delinquent state income taxes, which he paid off in six days despite having no discernible income. Last year, he told the court judge in his paternity case that he was broke and unemployed. The younger Biden owed $238,562.76 in state income taxes from 2017 and $215,328.16 in state income taxes from 2018, according to records from the District of Columbia’s Office of Tax and Revenue. The District of Columbia filed a $453,890 lien against him on July 9. Recent Stories in 2020 Election VP Hopeful Karen Bass Headlined Socialist Conf

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The Daily Stormer
Hackers Flood Reddit with Pro-Trump Messages

Finally, reddit is forced to learn something. Wired : In what appears to be a massive coordinated strike against Reddit, hackers took over dozens of pages on Friday afternoon, using their access to plaster pro-Donald Trump imagery across subreddits with huge followings. Coming just over three weeks after hackers used access to high-profile Twitter accounts to tweet a bitcoin scam, the wave of Reddit compromises has a similarly eye-popping reach. Reddit communities with well over a million members—including r/space, r/food, and r/NFL—were all defaced with Make America Great Again campa

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WND
Bundy wins: Time to prosecute the prosecutors!

The long ordeal for Cliven Bundy his sons, Ryan, Ammon, Mel and Dave, and the peaceful protesters who came to their defense during the successful standoff of government thugs in 2014 at the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada, is over only in so far as the appeal by the Trump Justice Department (DOJ) of the eventual dismissal of their indictment is concerned. Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the case by Obama-appointed federal Judge Gloria Navarro, who, despite her animus toward the Bundys and me, was forced to jettison it after it was revealed

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WND
Try applying 'My Body My Choice' slogan to COVID vaccine

Flu seasons historically begin about week 40 every year. Week 40 in 2020 begins Sept. 28 and ends Oct. 4. Election Day 2020 is Nov. 3, some five weeks into flu season. I'm sure you remember having to mail-in your ballot during the last election in 2018, and certainly the last presidential election in 2016. And in the off-chance they allowed you to go the polls, you were required to mask up. Oh – you don't remember any of that? Funny – neither do I, because it never happened. Despite the average of 40,000 to 80,000 deaths per year, America has never locked down or masked up because of the f

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WND
Durham seen dropping bombshells before Labor Day

[ Editor's note: This story originally was published by Real Clear Investigations . ] By Paul Sperry Real Clear Investigations While much speculation inside the Beltway says U.S. Attorney John Durham will punt the results of his so-called Spygate investigation past the election to avoid charges of political interference, sources who have worked with Durham on past public corruption cases doubt he'll bend to political pressure — and they expect him to drop bombshells before Labor Day. Durham’s boss, Attorney General Bill Barr, also pushed back on the notion his hand-picked investigator w

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Washington Free Beacon
MSNBC Host: Is Ron Johnson ‘In Cahoots’ With Russia?

MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace asked Friday if Republican senator Ron Johnson (Wis.) was in "cahoots" with Russia because of his efforts to "actively denigrate" Democratic nominee Joe Biden. "The intelligence community has reached an assessment, and it says this: Russia is actively working to, quote, denigrate Joe Biden. My question for you is Ron Johnson, senator from Wisconsin, is also actively working to denigrate Joe Biden. Are they in cahoots?" she asked MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash. Recent Stories in Media MSNBC Host: Is Ron Johnson ‘In Cahoots' With Russia? WaPo

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