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  • My Family Story Of Love, The Mob, And Government Surveillance
    by Jack Goldsmith on November 1, 2019 at 09:30

    Image credit: istockFeaturedvia The AtlanticThe whole truth took me decades to learn.

  • Time For A New Liberation?
    by Timothy Garton Ash on October 24, 2019 at 09:29

    Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia The New York Review of BooksPrague, July 2019. I’m sitting with Ivan Havel in a cozy alcove of the Austro-Hungarian–themed Monarchie restaurant when Monika Pajerová arrives. A student leader in the Velvet Revolution and still bubbling with energy thirty years later, blond, bespectacled Monika takes a smartphone out of her handbag and scans the barcode on my bottle of mineral water. The phone buzzes and displays a green-ink caricature of Andrej Babiš, the agribusiness oligarch and former secret police informer who is now the Czech prime minister. Beneath his frowning face are the words “Bez Andreje” (loosely translatable as “does not contain Andrej”), indicating that this bottled water is not a product of any of his companies. “It’s all right,” says Monika, “you can drink it!&rdquo

  • ‘Way Up High’ Hiller Aviation Benefit Gala 2019: San Carlos
    on October 19, 2019 at 21:07

    Image credit: istockIn the News mentioning Admiral James O. Ellis Jr.via PatchA spectacular evening of interactive Museum activities, fabulous food and drink, and exciting live and silent auctions. Featuring keynote by Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., USN (Ret.), Annenberg Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, and Chair of the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group.

  • Hoover Institution Fellow Tim Kane. A New Global Alliance: A Proposition For A 21st Century Political Order
    on October 17, 2019 at 10:28

    Image credit: istockIn the News featuring Timothy Kanevia Henry Jackson SocietyVibrant international engagement has often been suggested to have gone out of the proverbial window in modern nation-state geopolitics. Indeed, the US in its position as global superpower can seem to be battening down the hatches.

  • Trump campaign flies ‘socialism destroys Ohio jobs’ banner over Dem debate site
    by admin on October 16, 2019 at 18:50

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio — President Trump’s re-election campaign is once again taking to the skies over a Democratic presidential debate site to highlight the Democratic presidential candidates’ “socialist policies.” The campaign started flying an aerial advertising banner over Otterbein University in this suburban Columbus, Ohio town, which is the site of Tuesday night’s fourth-round Democratic nomination debate. “SOCIALISM DESTROYS OHIO JOBS. VOTE… The post Trump campaign flies ‘socialism destroys Ohio jobs’ banner over Dem debate site appeared first on True Pundit.

  • Schiff Tried To Get Volker to Give Him the Answer He Wanted
    by Keith Koffler on October 16, 2019 at 20:36

    This is why you should not impeach a president in secret. Look at these tactics. With a less strong-spited witness, this kinds of questioning, which one expects on a police state, would not occur. According to Byron York in the Washington Examiner: In a secret interview, Rep. Adam Schiff, leader of the House Democratic effort

  • U.S. Responded to Attack on Saudi Oilfield with Secret Cyber Op Against Iran
    by Keith Koffler on October 16, 2019 at 18:10

    It’s just the opposite of how President Trump gets portrayed, you know? People figured he’d be a bloodthirsty warmonger. But it turns out he’s been very measured, if direct, in some of his responses to world events. He genuinely sees military operations as a last resort. Turns out that while many were demanding we blow

  • Trump Schedule || Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    by Keith Koffler on October 16, 2019 at 13:12

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:25 am || Holds a joint press conference with the Italian president; East RoomNoon || Lunch with Vice President Pence12:45 pm || Lunch with Secretary of State Pompeo3:00 pm || Meets with the congressional leadership; Cabinet Room6:30 pm || Delivers remarks at a reception in honor of Italy; East Room All times Eastern

  • Trump Schedule || Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    by Keith Koffler on October 15, 2019 at 03:52

    11:45 am || Receives his intelligence briefing12:30 pm || Lunch with Vice President Pence3:10 pm || Welcomes the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues; Rose Garden All times Eastern

  • Trump Schedule || Sunday, October 13, 2019
    by Keith Koffler on October 13, 2019 at 02:52

    The president is in Washington. He has no public schedule.

  • Another Man Is Arrested in Probe of Giuliani Associates
    by AP News on October 16, 2019 at 15:42

    A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody after flying to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in.

  • BAT BOY PICKS BIGFOOT FOR RUNNING MATE!
    by Frank Lake on October 16, 2019 at 15:26

    ANCHORAGE, AL – Bat Boy has decided on his 2020 running mate. After careful consideration, he has chosen Bigfoot to join him in his independent run for The White House! Bat Boy/Bigfoot 2020! After weeks of discussions with some of today’s biggest political consultants -David Axelrod, Karl Rove, Steve Bannon, Van Jones and Bill Clinton … READ MOREBAT BOY PICKS BIGFOOT FOR RUNNING MATE! The post BAT BOY PICKS BIGFOOT FOR RUNNING MATE! appeared first on Weekly World News.

  • Video: FactChecking October Debate Claims
    by Eugene Kiely on October 16, 2019 at 15:18

    In this video, we highlight several claims made by some of the candidates in the Oct.15 Democratic presidential debate. The post Video: FactChecking October Debate Claims appeared first on FactCheck.org.

  • Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty on the similarities between country music and Broadway
    by Cameron Scheetz on October 16, 2019 at 14:30

    Lifetime’s upcoming dual biopic Patsy And Loretta focuses on the career-changing friendship between country legends Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. And, in a casting coup, the film brings together two modern-day Broadway legends, Megan Hilty (Wicked, 9 To 5, Noises Off) and Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King…Read more…

  • Probe Uncovers High-Level Unease Over Trump, Giuliani Moves
    by AP News on October 16, 2019 at 14:06

    The House impeachment inquiry is exposing new details about unease in the State Department and White House about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine and those of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

  • Save $$ By Using Lake City 5.56x45mm Once-Fired GI Brass
    by Editor on October 16, 2019 at 15:02

    Each Wednesday, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit publishes a reloading “how-to” article on the USAMU Facebook page. A recent “Handloading Hump Day” post covered preparation of once-fired 5.56x45mm brass. This article, the first in a 3-part series, has many useful tips. If you shoot a rifle chambered in .223 Rem or 5.56x45mm, this article is

  • Save $$ By Using Lake City 5.56x45mm Once-Fired GI Brass
    by Editor on October 16, 2019 at 15:02

    Each Wednesday, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit publishes a reloading “how-to” article on the USAMU Facebook page. A recent “Handloading Hump Day” post covered preparation of once-fired 5.56x45mm brass. This article, the first in a 3-part series, has many useful tips. If you shoot a rifle chambered in .223 Rem or 5.56x45mm, this article is

  • Save $$ By Using Lake City 5.56x45mm Once-Fired GI Brass
    by Editor on October 16, 2019 at 15:02

    Each Wednesday, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit publishes a reloading “how-to” article on the USAMU Facebook page. A recent “Handloading Hump Day” post covered preparation of once-fired 5.56x45mm brass. This article, the first in a 3-part series, has many useful tips. If you shoot a rifle chambered in .223 Rem or 5.56x45mm, this article is

  • Homemade Firearms Used In Halle Attack
    by ImproGuns on October 16, 2019 at 15:00

    Several improvised / homemade weapons were employed in an attempted attack on a synagogue in Halle, Germany on Wednesday during Yom Kippur. The whole event was live-streamed via a GoPro to the video game streaming website Twitch. Luckily the attacker’s inability to breech a door prevented him from entering into the building where 70 to […] Read More … The post Homemade Firearms Used In Halle Attack appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

  • SIG SAUER ProForce M17 Airsoft Pistol Now Shipping
    by News Wire on October 16, 2019 at 14:42

    SIG SAUER, Inc. is now shipping the semi-automatic SIG AIR ProForce M17 airsoft pistol. The post SIG SAUER ProForce M17 Airsoft Pistol Now Shipping appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest.

  • Pelosi Says Trump Had a Meltdown In Their Meeting
    by Taegan Goddard on October 16, 2019 at 20:32

    Talking to reporters after a White House meeting on Syria, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump was having a “meltdown,” CNBC reports. Said Pelosi: “What we just witnessed on the part of the President was a meltdown.” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the meeting wasn’t a “dialog” it was a “diatribe.&rdquo

  • Trump: Kurds Are No Angels
    by Kevin Drum on October 16, 2019 at 20:31

    President Trump gives himself an A+ for his handling of Syria: “That has nothing to do with us,” Mr. Trump said, all but washing his hands of the Kurdish fighters who have fought alongside American troops against the Islamic State for years but have now been left to fend for themselves. “The Kurds know how

  • New Ad Calls Romney a ‘Democrat Secret Asset’
    by Taegan Goddard on October 16, 2019 at 20:24

    “The Club for Growth, a conservative advocacy group, is going up with TV ads attacking Sen. Mitt Romney — a preemptive warning shot against fellow Republicans who are considering getting behind impeachment,” Politico reports. “The 30-second commercial, which will begin running Thursday digitally and on Fox News stations in Utah, portrays Romney as a sunglasses-wearing

  • Ex-Kansas Republican Shakes Up Senate Race
    by Taegan Goddard on October 16, 2019 at 20:20

    State Sen. Barbara Bollier (D), one of four Kansas legislators who made headlines last year by defecting from the Republican Party, is running for the U.S. Senate as a “pragmatic” Democrat, CBS News reports.

  • Buttigieg Dismisses Concerns Over ‘Joker’
    by Taegan Goddard on October 16, 2019 at 19:53

    Pete Buttigieg dismissed concerns that the new movie, Joker, might encourage real world acts of terror, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Said Buttigieg: “I think it’s a cop-out to blame pop culture for violence… What I will say is that the culture we produce, reflects us. And if you see a dark dystopian film doing

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