The New Spotlight On Americans #17

 

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Internet Research Psychologist: Google Search Results Can Sway US Elections by Millions of Voters by Pushing Fake News for the Left

Internet Research Psychologist: Google Search Results Can Sway US Elections by Millions of Voters by Pushing Fake News for the Left



Most HHS Regulations Unconstitutional, Report Says



Arkancide? Murder of Arkansas Senator Linda Collins-Smith linked to Epstein pedophilia and sex trafficking scandal

New information is surfacing to suggest that the unsolved murder of Arkansas Senator Linda Collins-Smith may be connected to the public unveiling of pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and his child sex trafficking ring.

While the details are still forthcoming, CD Media is reporting that a “confidential source that has been accurate consistently” recently came forward with proof tying Collins-Smith’s mysterious death to her involvement with blowing the lid off an alleged child sex trafficking ring in Arkansas.

Collins-Smith, a Republican, had also been working to expose “massive corruption in the local and state government” in Arkansas, which suggests that she may have been “Arkancided” for getting a little bit too close to the truth.

According to CD Media‘s “confidential source,” the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently investigating this alleged link, which potentially also implicates Bill and Hillary Clinton, after which the term “Arkancide” was first coined.

Is it possible that Collins-Smith is simply the latest casualty of the “Clinton Body Count” phenomenon, in which individuals who are on the verge of blowing the lid on some Clinton crime suddenly end up “suicided?” It certainly is, and this would seem to be where the FBI probe could be headed.

As it turns out, Collins-Smith had been in the process of investigating corruption within her state’s Department of Human Services, or Child Protective Services, just prior to her death, which only adds to its suspicious circumstances.



House Votes Top Trump Officials Barr and Ross in Contempt in Census Dispute, Ross Calls It ‘Political Theater’

July 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials, Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, in contempt of Congress for not complying with subpoenas related to the administration’s attempts to include a citizenship question in the U.S. 2020 census.

Ross called it “political theater.”

The move comes within an hour of the House voting to kill a resolution to impeach the president.

The House passed the vote at 230-198. The move is likely to be little more than symbolic because the Justice Department is unlikely to prosecute; the House Oversight and Reform Committee had decided to proceed with the contempt vote before scheduled interviews to address the Committee’s concerns, the Department of Commerce explained.

Four Democrats voted against the contempt measure: Reps. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, Anthony Brindisi of New York, Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania, and Jared Golden of Maine. All but Lamb are in their first term and all represent swing districts. Independent Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, who quit the Republican Party earlier this month, voted in favor of the contempt measure.

The move to hold Barr and Ross in contempt was a response to their not releasing privileged documents that were requested by House Democrats as part of a Democrat-led investigation into the Trump administration attempts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The question would read: “Is this person a citizen of the United States?”

“Holding any cabinet secretary in criminal contempt of Congress is a serious and somber matter—one that I have done everything in my power to avoid,” said Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which is conducting the census investigation.

Elijah Cummings

Chairman Elijah Cummings, (D-Md.), gives opening remarks before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

“But in this case, the attorney general and Secretary Ross have blatantly obstructed our ability to do congressional oversight into the real reason Secretary Ross was trying—for the first time in 70 years—to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census,” he added.

The citizenship question was once included in the decennial census on a different form that was in use from 1820 until 1950. The question at the time was: “If foreign-born, is the person naturalized?”

A ‘PR Stunt’

The White House called the vote “ridiculous” and “yet another lawless attempt to harass the president and his administration,” the Associated Press reported.

“Today’s vote to hold AG Barr and Secretary Ross in contempt made it clear that House Dems will stop at nothing to harass the President and his Administration,” White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham wrote in a statement on Twitter.

“The Departments made good-faith efforts to accommodate their requests. They provided more than 31,000 pages of records—but the Dems only keep asking for documents they have no legal right to access.

“Their shameful and cynical politics know no bounds.”



Michael Cohen Campaign Finance Probe Over, Judge Clears Way to Unseal Related Records

July 18, 2019

Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by convicted felon Michael Cohen who was also President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney.

U.S. District Judge William Pauley confirmed the end of the investigation and ordered the remaining documents related to Cohen’s three-year prison term to be unsealed on Thursday, July 18, at 11 a.m., declaring the issue of “national importance.”

The documents were those used by federal prosecutors to obtain a search warrant for Cohen’s home and office last year as a result of the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Pauley had ordered some search warrant materials released March 19, but he kept the documents on the campaign finance charges under seal because they were related to the investigation that was still active at the time.

Pauley said that because all investigations into Cohen are now over, the documents can be released to the public.

“The campaign finance violations discussed in the materials are a matter of national importance,” the judge said in his ruling. “Now that the government’s investigation into those violations has concluded, it is time that every American has an opportunity to scrutinize the materials.”



Times Investigation: Homeland Security has gutted programs aimed at detecting weapons of mass destruction

Hazmat team on Capitol Hill
A hazardous materials worker is hosed off on Capitol Hill in October 2001 after anthrax-laced letters were sent to two senators. The Department of Homeland Security has cut back multiple programs created after the Sept. 11 attacks to help detect and prevent terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction.

The Trump administration has quietly dismantled or cut back multiple programs that were created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to help detect and prevent terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction, a Times investigation has found.

The retreat has taken place over the last two years at the Department of Homeland Security, which has primary domestic responsibility for helping authorities identify and block potential chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.

The changes, not previously reported, were made without rigorous review of potential security vulnerabilities, The Times found, undermining government-wide efforts aimed at countering terrorist attacks involving unconventional weapons, known as WMD.

More than 30 current and former Homeland Security employees and contractors voiced concern that the changes — including the cancellation of dozens of training exercises and the departure of scores of scientists and policy experts — have put Americans at greater risk.

“What we had done in the past was analytically based: Where are the threats? Where can we get the most return on the taxpayers’ investment for security?” said Paul Ryan, who until mid-2017 helped lead Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, which was merged with another office last year.

“We’re not as secure as we were 18 months ago,” said Ryan, a retired Navy rear admiral.

The cutbacks and shifts have been directed by James F. McDonnell, who has been appointed by President Trump to successive posts at Homeland Security, a long-troubled department that has seen waves of leadership changes and policy upheaval since 2017.

McDonnell declined through a Homeland Security spokeswoman to be interviewed for this report, and the department did not answer written questions submitted on June 27.



Nolte: Trump’s Bold Truth-Telling About ‘The Squad’ Makes Free Speech Great Again



Trump Says Progressive Freshman Congresswomen Can ‘Go Wherever They Want’ or ‘Stay’ but Has One Condition

July 17, 2019

President Donald Trump continued to defend his remarks during a cabinet meeting on July 16, saying that the progressive congresswomen he has been publicly feuding with can “go wherever they want” or “stay” but “should love our country.”

“It’s up to them. Go wherever they want, or they can stay. But they should love our country. They shouldn’t hate our country.  I have clips right here. The most vile, horrible statements about our country, about Israel, about others,” Trump said when a reporter asked him where the congresswomen should go. “It’s up to them. They can do what they want. They can leave they can stay but they should love our country and they should work for the good of our country.”

His comments come amid a fiery feud between him and four far-left members of the Democratic party—Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashia Tlaib (D-Mich.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.).

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) speak at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019. (Holly Kellum/NTD)

Trump has accused the four freshman congresswomen of being anti-semitic and anti-American in a series of posts between July 14 and 16, where he most notably called on “‘progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen” to “go back” to their countries to help fix the “totally broken and crime-infested places” before returning to the United States to “show us how it is done.” Apart from Omar, who was born in Somalia, the other three far-left congresswomen were born in the United States.



“Can Somebody Impeach this Motherf*cker…?” – Twitter Exec Caught Cursing Trump, Dan Scavino and WH Advisor Stephen Miller

President Trump speaks at Social Media Summit at the White House, July 11, 2019, by Jim Hoft.

Republican Senator and outspoken critic of social media bias Josh Hawley (MO) was also invited to speak at the White House event.







 



 

US President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he was considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported on Monday.Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases.The 81-year-old commerce… …



Trump Administration Wins Sanctuary Cities Case in Appeals Court

July 13, 2019

The Department of Justice under the Trump administration secured a victory in a federal appeals court on a sanctuary cities-related case, which concerns how the DOJ awards a specific type of grant money to cities to hire more police officers.

The Ninth Circuit of Appeals court, in a 2-1 decision on July 12 (pdf), ruled that the DOJ can put more priority toward approving applications for grant money that’s under the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program to cities that are willing to cooperate with federal efforts to remove illegal immigrants from the country.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement that the ruling “reverses a lawless decision that enabled sanctuary city policies,” referring to a nationwide injunction (pdf) that a federal judge issued in April 2018. The injunction was issued after Los Angeles, widely recognized as a sanctuary city, sued the DOJ.

“Sanctuary cities knowingly release criminal aliens out of their jails and back into our communities, instead of cooperating with ICE to ensure they are kept in custody and safely removed from the United States,” Grisham said in her statement. “Many innocent Americans are injured, maimed, or killed as a result of sanctuary city policies.”

“This ruling upholds the right of the Department of Justice to ensure discretionary grants under its control are not being used to subsidize these jurisdictions’ open assault on law-abiding Americans and their loved ones,” she said.

Sanctuary cities are locales that have enacted measures to prevent local officials from cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Eight states and hundreds of cities across the United States are recognized as sanctuaries for illegal immigrants.

In a statement following the ruling, the DOJ wrote: “The department is pleased that the court recognized the lawful authority of the administration to provide favorable treatment when awarding discretionary law enforcement grants to jurisdictions that assist in enforcing federal immigration laws.”

President Donald Trump is a firm critic of sanctuary cities. He had earlier said that he was considering a plan to transport illegal immigrants who are apprehended after illegally crossing the southwest border exclusively to sanctuary cities.

The Trump administration proposed a new rule in April that would prevent illegal immigrants from being granted public housing financial assistance, and ensure that U.S. citizens are first in line to review housing subsidies.





 

 

Paul Craig Roberts Rages “Government Can Know Everything About Us Except Our Citizenship?!”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,

The US Supreme Court has done next to nothing to enforce the Constitution and stop the government’s spying on the population.  

Phone calls, text messages, emails, credit card purchases, state driver’s license databases, literally everything about our lives is collected as privacy-violating information.



Tropical Storm Barry’s Wind and Rain Hit Louisiana Coast

July 12, 2019

NEW ORLEANS—Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain began hitting parts of Louisiana Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what could be the season’s first hurricane.

A hurricane warning was in effect along the Louisiana coast, with forecasters predicting landfall as a hurricane by early Saturday.

The storm’s rains are expected to pose a severe test of New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses. Barry is forecast to bring more than a foot and a half of rain to parts of the state as it moves slowly inland.

“There are three ways that Louisiana can flood: storm surge, high rivers and rain,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said. “We’re going to have all three.”

Edwards warned of a dangerous combination with the already-high Mississippi River, which has been swelled by heavy rain and snowmelt upriver this spring. He said authorities do not expect the river to spill over its levees, but cautioned that a change in the storm’s direction or intensity could alter that.







Alan Dershowitz: Left Is Tying Me to Epstein Crimes Because Iâ??ve Defended Trump

Alan Dershowitz: Left Is Tying Me to Epstein Crimes Because I’ve Defended Trump


HUGE!… Pilot Logs Reveal ALMOST EVERY TIME Bill Clinton Flew on Epstein’s Lolita Express — UNDERAGE GIRLS WERE ON THE PLANE! (VIDEO)

HUGE!… Pilot Logs Reveal ALMOST EVERY TIME Bill Clinton Flew on Epstein’s Lolita Express — UNDERAGE GIRLS WERE ON THE PLANE! (VIDEO)



Department of Homeland Security Requests 1,000 Additional National Guard Troops to Help Secure Southern Border

Department of Homeland Security Requests 1,000 Additional National Guard Troops to Help Secure Southern Border



CORRUPT WIKIPEDIA Deletes Jeffrey Epstein’s Links to Frequent Flyer Bill Clinton — Adds Link to Donald Trump

CORRUPT WIKIPEDIA Deletes Jeffrey Epstein’s Links to Frequent Flyer Bill Clinton — Adds Link to Donald Trump



De Blasio, Cuomo Skip 9/11 Hero Luis Alvarez’s Funeral

Disgraceful leadership in the New York State governors office and New York City mayors office

De Blasio, Cuomo Skip 9/11 Hero Luis Alvarez’s Funeral 1 Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo both skipped Wednesday’s funeral for retired NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez, who spent his dying days fighting for fellow first responders sickened by the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

The absences come a little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort according to The New York Post.

Disgraceful leadership in the New York State governors office and New York City mayors office.

They will show up anywhere at any time to discuss new ways and new timelines for legalizing the murder of children, but they can’t seem to find the time to pay tribute to an American and New York Hero.



1,000 Haitian Migrants Apprehended Since June 10 at Texas Border




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New 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Southern California, Causes Damage, Injuries





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‘This Cannot Go on in America’: Lawyer for Journalist Attacked by Antifa Plans to Take Action Against City Government

July 2, 2019

The attorney representing journalist Andy Ngo, who was assaulted by members of far-left extremist group Antifa during a protest in Portland, Oregon, said on July 2 that she intends to hold the city government and possibly its mayor liable for failing to protect one of its citizens.



Supreme Court Bars Federal Courts From Deciding Gerrymandering Cases





 

“A Race To The Bottom”



$660,000,000,000

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

Providing free health care for all illegal aliens living in the United States could cost American taxpayers an additional $660 billion every decade in expenses.





The Supreme Court of the United States in Washington on June 30, 2018. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times)

Supreme Court Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship on Census

President Donald Trump calls for delaying census in order to give Supreme Court another opportunity to hear case

June 27, 2019

Minutes after the Supreme Court narrowly rejected the administration’s rationale for asking individuals responding to the 2020 Census whether they are U.S. citizens, President Donald Trump criticized the court’s decision and suggested delaying the census to give officials a chance to satisfy the court’s concerns.

The census counts both legal and illegal residents of the United States, and is important because the results are used to allocate federal dollars and determine representation in Congress.

Republicans and Democrats have locked horns for decades over how the census is carried out. Democrats accuse Republicans of scheming to undercount minorities and illegal aliens, while Republicans say Democrats try to inflate the headcount for political advantage.

Democrats and left-leaning activists say the citizenshipquestion would chill respondents and prevent a proper headcount. Critics say the respondents the Democrats are worrying about are illegal aliens.

The Trump administration previously told the court that the issue had to be resolved by the end of June so printing of the census questionnaires could proceed on time, but some say month’s end is not a hard deadline and printing could wait until October, which is when the court begins hearing oral arguments in its new term.



House Passes Senate Version of Border Funding Bill After Pelosi Backs Down on Amendments

June 27, 2019

The House has passed the $4.6 billion emergency border aid package following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) decision to back down on efforts to amend the bill after facing intense pressure to approve it before the weeklong recess.



Twitter To Censor Trump Tweets Ahead Of 2020 Election

The policy will go into effect immediately…



Lou Dobbs Shares Gateway Pundit New Flash – Ties Crowdstrike to Atlantic Council and Obama’s Director of National Intelligence James Clapper

Lou Dobbs Shares Gateway Pundit New Flash – Ties Crowdstrike to Atlantic Council and Obama’s Director of National Intelligence James Clapper



 

Huawei Loses Trade Secrets Case Against US Chip Designer

June 27, 2019

A U.S. jury on June 26 cleared California semiconductor designer CNEX Labs Inc of stealing trade secrets from Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies while awarding CNEX no damages on its own trade theft claims.






YouTube Deletes Exposé on Google’s Stealthily Pushing Its Politics on Users

June 26, 2019

Google’s video sharing platform YouTube has removed a video exposé by Project Veritas that showed Google employees and internal documents describing methods Google uses to infuse its politics into its products in order to surreptitiously push its users toward a worldview preferred by Google.

One employee even appeared to say, when caught on hidden camera, that Google’s goal in some of its efforts was preventing President Donald Trump or anybody like him from getting elected again—an assertion confirmed by another Google employee speaking under the condition of anonymity.

The video was published on the morning of June 24, but by the evening YouTube removed it, citing reports of privacy violations, presumably because the video showed the face and the name of the Google employee caught on camera—Jen Gennai, head of Google’s Responsible Innovation.

The company said the video wouldn’t be in violation of its policies if it had personally identifiable information blurred or removed.



 

Pharmaceutical Corps don’t make money from healthy people. They also don’t make money on dead people. They only make money on sick people who go back for more and more.




 




Trump’s acting DHS chief leaked details to the media of ICE’s planned raids to remove illegal aliens from America

The deep state has been aligned against POTUS Donald Trump since before he was inaugurated, as evidenced by the carefully planned and orchestrated “Spygate” scandal that sought to depose him with fake accusations that he “colluded” with Russia to “steal the election” from Hillary Clinton.

While several people associated with that scandal have either quit government service or have been fired, three years into the president’s first term there are still deep state operatives working to undermine his agenda and, by default, the agenda 63 million Americans backed when they elected him.

In particular, one of POTUS Trump’s signature issues was his pledge to enforce all immigration laws, secure the U.S.-Mexico border against human and drug-smuggling, and build a “big, beautiful wall” to keep criminals, terrorists, and smuggled humans out of the country.

At every turn, his immigration enforcement initiatives have been thwarted: By Democrats, RINOs, federal judges, and Left-wing open borders organizations.

And now, he’s being undermined by his own appointees, if a Washington Examinerreport on Saturday is accurate.

You may recall in recent days the president tweeted that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would begin a multi-city operation to round up illegal aliens who have been ordered deported by immigration courts but have refused to leave. 

The president’s tweet did not provide any details about the operation — such as when it would take place, or where, or how. (Related: The part of the U.S.-Mexico deal you haven’t heard about: Trump admin will send migrants BACK to where they came from “full throttle.”)

But those details were leaked to the Washington Post last week, as reported by The National Sentinel:

Now, some have questioned why the president would publicly announce such raids, and the answer is, perhaps our compassionate commander-in-chief wanted to give those in our country illegally a chance to leave on their own. 

Fair enough. But beyond that very public warning, the details of ICE operations would necessarily remain covert so that agents could achieve maximum results for their efforts.

‘It really jeopardized the safety of law enforcement’

The Post, however, reported which cities ICE would target, when the raids were to begin, and additional operational details that so compromised agents’ safety, the president and ICE called them off late Saturday, citing the leak to the Washington Post.

Who could have done that? According to the Washington Examiner, that someone is acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan:

The sources said only a small number of people in the White House, ICE, and DHS were even aware of the plan’s details, including which cities, the date and time, and who would be targeted. 

Two officials said the acting secretary, who was promoted internally in April, had fought for months during closed-door discussions with White House officials, the former acting ICE Director Ronald Vitiello, and the new acting ICE Director Mark Morgan against the plan, which they noted was similar to one the Obama administration carried out in 2015.

Putting two and two together, the Examiner noted further that McAleenan traveled to the border in recent days with, among others, the Washington Post reporter who broke the story. 

“It really jeopardized the safety of law enforcement officers — that’s the part that’s really detrimental,” one official told the news outlet. 

If this story holds up, we’ll know soon enough because it’s very like that McAleenan’s days with the Trump administration are going to be numbered. Beyond that, it’s grotesque to see an administration official entrusted by his oath to not only uphold the law but the policies of the president who appointed him to carry out his objectives.

Enforcing the law isn’t supposed to be this hard. It’s not to be subjected to a vote and it’s not a democratic process. But it must be done if we’re to have a viable, functioning, and vibrant republic. 

Too many deep state trolls continue to thwart this president. Even if he gets another term, it’s likely he’ll never root out all of them.

Google’s meddling in 2020 election exposed by Project Veritas proves Leftist Dems can only win by deception and force

Thanks again to Project Veritas and its founder, James O’Keefe, we now have solid evidence that Google has become a gigantic election meddling operation far exceeding anything that Russia managed to do during the 2016 election.

On Monday, O’Keefe’s organization released details and video of undercover journalists who have ranking Google technology officials on record stating that the company’s primary objective is to prevent POTUS Donald Trump’s reelection next year.

“We all got screwed over in 2016, again it wasn’t just us, it was, the people got screwed over, the news media got screwed over, like, everybody got screwed over so we’ve rapidly been like, what happened there and how do we prevent it from happening again,” said longtime Google employee and head of “Responsible Innovation,” Jen Gennai.