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Steve Bannon: Donald Trump Wouldn’t Be President if Not for the Death of Brian Terry

Breitbart News Executive Chairman and former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon honored slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry  Saturday, recounting that not only did Terry lay down his life that night in December 2010, but his legacy shaped the central issue that saw Donald Trump elected in 2016: southern border security. “Greater love


Russia-Gate Spreads To Europe

Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, Ever since the U.S. government dangled $160 million last December to combat Russian propaganda and disinformation, obscure academics and eager think tanks have been lining up for a shot at the loot, an unseemly rush to profit that is spreading the Russia-gate hysteria beyond the United States to Europe… British Prime


The Market Ticker – The ‘Harass Your Sexatary Act Of 1995’

Recall the caterwauling from various Senators related to Moore, candidate for Jeff Session’s seat from Alabama.The allegations against Moore have become ever-more salacious and ever-thinner in terms of evidence, however.  It even appears that one of the pieces of alleged “evidence” was intentionally tampered with — that is, manufactured, and what’s even worse is that one of the people making the allegations seems to have a personal reason to go after the guy.But let’s put that singular incident aside for a minute to discuss sexual…


America’s Righteous Russia-gate Censorship

Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, Arriving behind the anti-Trump “resistance” and the Russia-gate “scandal” is a troubling readiness to silence dissent in the U.S., shutting down information that challenges Official Narratives… A stark difference between today’s Washington and when I was here as a young Associated Press correspondent in the late 1970s and the


EXCLUSIVE – Roy Moore: Gloria Allred’s Refusal to Release Yearbook Proves Allegations Are ‘Completely Untrue’

Birmingham, ALABAMA — Attorney and activist Gloria Allred’s repeated refusal to immediately release to the custody of an independent examiner the original copy of a yearbook at the center of national controversy proves that “what they have alleged is completely untrue,” senatorial candidate Roy Moore stated in an interview. The yearbook in question contains the

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The Roy Moore Case Has Become The Focal Point In The Republican Civil War

Even before the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore became public a week ago, his campaign was taking on the dimensions of a clash between two wings of the Republican Party. On one side, we had the base of the party representing the people who strongly supported Donald Trump during the Republican Presidential


Abolish the CFPB

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Elon Musk Is The Master of Yelling “Squirrel”

It is hard not to be conflicted about Elon Musk.  On the good side, he is pursuing fabulous and exciting goals  – space travel, high speed transportation, cheap tunnels, ubiquitous electric cars.  Listening to Musk is like riding through Disney’s various Tomorrowland visions.  As a consumer, I love him. As a taxpayer, I am not […] …


Here’s What the Bulls are Buying [3 Must-See Charts]

This post Here’s What the Bulls are Buying [3 Must-See Charts] appeared first on Daily Reckoning.
Dip buyers go crazy! Today, Greg Geunthner explains how to fight through the noise and discover exactly what the dip buyers are gobbling up as the trading week ends.
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Worker Mobility and Exploitation

The other day I commented on an interview with an author who felt that seniors living in RV’s and “work camping” were somehow more vulnerable to exploitation. Imagine a person in a small town with a home and she works in the local factory, really the only major employer in that small town.  If she […] …


Impeachment Theater, 2017 Edition

As US president Donald Trump returned to the White House after a 12-day trip to Asia, he might be forgiven for wishing he’d spent more time seeing the sights of the Far East. Back home he faces a Republican Party torn by scandalous allegations against its candidate for US Senate from Alabama, a likely bruising … Continue reading Impeachment Theater, 2017 Edition → …


Yale’s Endowment CIO Has Some Really Bad News For Public Pensions…

Public pensions all around the country like to play a clever little game that allows them to drastically understate the current value of their future liabilities and therefore pretend that their ponzi schemes are something other than insolvent frauds.  Of course, we’re talking about the artificially high discount rates that pension boards consistently use to

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Celebs Call On Al Franken to Resign Over Groping Allegations

Celebrities took to social media Thursday to condemn Senator Al Franken (D-MN) over a photo of him groping journalist and talk radio anchor Leeann Tweeden while she was sleeping, with some stars, like actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano, calling on the Democratic lawmaker to resign from office. Tweeden posted a 2006 photo to Twitter Thursday showing Franken


The Market Ticker – HomeDaemon-MCP Functionality Extended

HomeDaemon-MCP has now had added to it’s bag of tricks an interface to Amcrest IP cameras.It can now “sense” motion or other events (as defined on the camera) and trigger events on HomeDaemon.  Among other things Amcrest is nice enough to expose a simple HTTP-based API that allows you to move the camera to a given preset and take pictures.This makes trivial interfacing and extending HomeDaemon’s existing capabilities in providing an “alarm” service to include taking of pictures, using the…


Federal Proposal to Regulate Electric Power Rates Largely Unconstitutional

A proposal to expand federal regulation of electric power rates is largely unconstitutional. On Sept. 28, 2017, the U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz proposed new rulemaking to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Under the authority granted the secretary under the Department of Energy Organization Act, RM18-1-000, he proposes that the FERC should use… …


Hacking the Nazis

Some resisters fought the Nazis in the streets while others fought them from within by hacking some of the world’s first information technology systems. Ava Ex Machina has a fascinating post discussing some of these unheralded hackers. Here is one: René Carmille — was a punch card computer expert and comptroller general of the French Army, who […]
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Trump’s Border Wall Is No Match For Mexican Drug-Shooting Bazooka

While everyone salivates over the board game, ‘Cards Against Humanity’s’ latest political stunt in buying a small piece of border land in attempt prevent President Trump from erecting his proposed Mexican wall, there is a greater crisis lurking that no wall will stop: a Mexican drug-shooting Bazooka. By:  Tyler Durden This article first appeared at ZeroHedge New evidence


A Sheriff Just Threatened Charges Over ‘Fuck Trump’ Sticker — and the Internet Is Destroying Him

A Texas sheriff is under fire for making a Facebook post about his intention to take punitive measures against a truck driver displaying a bumper sticker declaring “FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” By:  Carey Wedler This article first appeared at ANTIMEDIA On Wednesday morning, Sheriff Troy E. Nehls of Fort Bend County, Texas,

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