Trump Dismisses Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh as ‘Highly Unsubstantiated,’ ‘Totally Political’
“Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person, and I am with him all the way,” Trump told reporters after arriving at the United Nations Monday.
The leftist abuse of process in the Kavanaugh confirmation undermines the rule of law and the Constitution. The Kavanaugh confirmation process should proceed without a public circus of a hearing. Enough is enough.
Hundreds of active links that take you to the indictable evidence needed to put her and her criminal cabal away forever. Or will she continue to rule the world from her lawless perch, keeping every citizen in PRISON PLANET? Read the report and pass it wide and far into every corner of the world.
Not His First Rodeo: Francis Commissioned Report to Attack Sex Abuse Victims While Archbishop of Buenos Aires
Pope Francis commissioned a four-book study in 2010 as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires attacking sexual abuse victims and defending a priest convicted of molesting a teenage boy.
Trump To Sign Executive Order Sanctioning Foreigners Who “Meddle” In US Elections
In his ongoing quest to prove to Robert Mueller that he is not an agent of the Kremlin, Reuters reports that President Trump will sign an executive order as soon as Wednesday that will slap sanctions on any foreign companies or people who interfere in U.S. elections, based on intelligence agency findings. The sanction targets could include “individual people or entire companies accused of interfering in U.S. elections by cyber attacks or other means,” an official told Reuters. It was not clear if entire countries would also be subject to the order.
And in what appears to be an olive branch from the White House to the US intelligence community, the order will put a range of agencies in charge of deciding if meddling occurred, led by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and including the CIA, the National Security Agency and the Homeland Security Department, the sources said.
Election interference will be defined in the order as hacking attempts against “election infrastructure,” and efforts to sway public opinion through coordinated digital propaganda or systematic leaks of private political information. Which, with the Republicans reportedly set to lose control of the House according to various analysts and pundits, could come in handy now that the table are about to be turned, and it will be the republicans who will be blaming the Russians for the upcoming GOP loss in the midterms.
Reuters also notes that based on a recent draft of the order, it will require any federal agency aware of election interference by foreigners to take the information to the office of Director of National Intelligence.
“The administration is keen to set a new norm in cyberspace,” the official said. “This is a first step in stating boundaries and publicly announcing our response for bad behavior.”
The order represents the latest in a series of Trump administration efforts to look tough on election security before voting in November that will decide whether Trump’s Republican Party can keep its majorities in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.
Meanwhile, Congress has been purposefully left out of the executive order drafting process, because the administration wants to preempt legislation being considered in the House and Senate that addresses similar issues.
U.S. lawmakers have introduced various pieces of Russia-related legislation, including the “Deter Act,” to set out punishments for election meddling, and what one lawmaker called a sanctions bill “from hell” to punish Moscow for cyber crime and its activities in Syria, Ukraine and elsewhere.
More than a year ago, Congress passed a Russia sanctions bill however some lawmakers – including some Republicans as well as Democrats – were peeved at what they saw as the administration’s reluctance to implement it. Trump signed the bill only after Congress passed it with huge majorities.
It was in accordance with that law, that the U.S. Treasury imposed major sanctions against 24 Russians, striking at allies of Putin in one of Washington’s most aggressive moves to punish Moscow.
Trump’s decision coincides with intelligence agencies, as well as military and law enforcement set to defend the Nov. 6 congressional elections from predicted foreign attacks even as Trump mocks the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
Today, Emery is currently developing new devices and protocols to help facilitate a more ethical surgical diagnosis; this will stop the unnecessary medical treatments being used only as a cash flow and not for actual medical necessity. You will also find him publicly speaking about his experiences in hopes of further educating the public on the truth of these classified projects in an effort to spread awareness and potentially bring out the many suppressed technologies for the world’s benefit. In short, Emery is a scientist, inventor and a humanitarian looking to join forces with like minds to cure the planet of planeticide.
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A.I. is a bigger concern than terrorism or climate change, according to the new head of the British Science Association.
“Until maybe a couple of years ago had I been asked what is the most pressing and important conversation we should be having about our future, I might have said climate change or one of the other big challenges facing humanity, such as terrorism, antimicrobial resistance, the threat of pandemics or world poverty,” declared Professor Jim Al-Khalili during a briefing. “But today I am certain the most important conversation we should be having is about the future of AI. It will dominate what happens with all of these other issues for better or for worse.”
A cultural tragedy’: Flames engulf the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro as dozens of firefighters battle to save priceless relics from the 200-year-old building
- A massive fire raced through Brazil’s National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night and Monday morning
- The 200-year-old museum houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and the first fossils found in Brazil
- There is no word yet of the possible cause, nor the extent of damage, but images show devastation
- Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, described the destruction of the building as ‘incalculable’
A huge fire ravaged Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum Sunday night, destroying most of its collection of 20 million historical items and invaluable artefacts.
Firefighters worked to put out the blaze at the esteemed National Museum in Rio de Janeiro overnight, which houses artifacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil.
There is no word yet of the possible cause, nor the exact extent of damage, however a Roman fresco which survived Pompeii is believed to be among the items destroyed in the fire.
Images broadcast on Monday shows firefighters still working on putting out the flames inside the smoking shell of the building.
Incalculable damage: Firefighters were still working to put the fire out as the sun rose over Rio de Janeiro this morning
U.S. Shouldn’t Have to ‘Buy’ Allies with ‘Bad’ Deals
Trump took aim at unfair trade practices in a series of tweets after the U.S. and Canada failed to reach Friday’s deadline to replace NAFTA.
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Xi Jinping demanded his officials “reject the vulgar, the base and the kitsch” on the internet, government media reported Wednesday.
Russia Prepares For New Batch Of Stealth Fighter Jets
In a series of reports from the Russian News Agency TASS, Russia’s fifth-generation Su-57 stealth fighter jet could be entering service sometime in 2019. The aircraft has huge potential to modernize the Russian military for at least “fifty years,” exclaimeda senior Russian lawmaker, as it has proven its worth during the combat missions in Syria.
It is possible that Moscow will deploy these stealth fighters in the Eurasia region to ensure a geopolitical power shift away from Washington to defend the economic development projects currently underway.
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President Yuri Slyusar told Deistvuyushchiye Litsa (Political Actors) program on the Rossiya-1 television channel that a major contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation would be finalized by the end of summer for the first batch of Su-57 fighters.
“By the end of the summer, I think probably at the Patriot Park (in Moscow’s region, the venue for the 2018 Army forum on August 21-26 – TASS), we will sign contracts for the first batch with the defense ministry. Regular supplies will start next year”.
In a separate interview, Viktor Bondarev, chairman of the defense and security committee of Russia’s Federation Council upper parliament house, explained to TASS Sunday that the stealth jets had performed exceptionally well during its combat deployment in Syria.
Video: Russia Deploys Two Brand New Su-57 Stealth Fighters To Syria
“The Su-57 has successfully accomplished the first stage of state trials and proved all of its designated flight characteristics. It proved its worth not only on testing grounds but also in real combat operations,” Bondarev told TASS.
He said that Su-57 pilot prototypes were delivered to Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Syria in the first half of the year for live fire testing.
The jet “has a huge potential for modernization that will be enough for fifty years,” he said, adding that the plane’s onboard radionics is built on the principles of open architecture.
“As a matter of fact, this fighter jet has everything necessary to be later developed into a fully automatic unmanned warplane,” Bondarev said.
“The Russian fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet features stealth technology with the broad use of composite materials, is capable of maintaining supersonic cruising speed and is furnished with the most advanced onboard radio-electronic equipment, including a powerful onboard computer (the so-called electronic second pilot), the radar system spread across its body and some other innovations, in particular, armament placed inside its fuselage. The plane’s onboard control system is capable of following up to 60 targets and opening fire at 16 of them concurrently. These planes are expected to arrive for the troops in 2019. The pilot batch will comprise 12 Su-57 planes,” said TASS.
In the decades ahead, the reports did not mention what Russia wanted to defend with these advanced jets. However, it is becoming quite evident that they will be used as a new deterrence system against Washington’s advanced aircraft to protect and keep peace in the Eurasian region as the Belt and Road Initiative comes online and challenges America’s dollar system.
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BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTION PROGRESSES IN NEW MEXICO
New Mexico is progressing on its 20-mile border wall construction west of Santa Teresa, replacing old posts and rail barriers as part of President Donald Trump’s initiative to halt illegal immigration and drug trafficking.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said more than 8,100 panels stretching over 11 miles were built as of Aug. 8, according to the Associated Press Friday.
“It’s going to be harder to get over, harder to get through, harder to get underneath,” Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Hull of the El Paso sector told the Albuquerque Journal on April 9. “It’s going to have a five-foot, anti-scaling plate at the top.”
The barrier will be as tall as 18 feet in some areas, depending on the location. The “wall of steel” was approved in 2017 and construction of the $73.3 million project began April 9, the Journal reported.
Environmentalists sued over the construction because they said the wall would block migration patterns of wildlife, the AP reported March 22. Mexican gray wolves, Aplomado falcons and kit foxes are among the wildlife creatures that inhabit the area.
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President Donald Trump Friday confirmed rumors that the U.S. is nearing a trade deal with Mexico but is still far from reaching an agreement with Canada.
WASHINGTON — Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military war-fighting service by 2020.
The proposal taps into the American public’s long fascination with space but with a military focus, and it faces daunting hurdles. It requires congressional approval and has been met with skepticism from military leaders and experts who question the wisdom of creating an expensive, bureaucratic new service branch.
Vice President Mike Pence announced the new force during a Pentagon speech, fleshing out an idea that President Donald Trump has flagged in recent months as he vowed to ensure American dominance in space. Pence described space as a domain that was once peaceful and uncontested but has now become crowded and adversarial.
“Now the time has come to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces, to prepare for the next battlefield where America’s best and bravest will be called to deter and defeat a new generation of threats to our people, to our nation,” said Pence.
Trump marked Pence’s announcement with a tweet: “Space Force all the way!”
Pence portrayed the change as a response to foes’ potential aggression rather than any offensive U.S. military effort.
Citing Russia and China, he said that for years U.S. adversaries have “pursued weapons to jam, blind and disable our navigation and communication satellites via electronic attacks from the ground.”
“As their actions make clear, our adversaries have transformed space into a war-fighting domain already, and the United States will not shrink from this challenge,” he said.
In June, the president directed the Pentagon to create a “separate but equal” space force, a complicated and expensive move that could take years to gain Congress’ approval and become operational. On Thursday, Pence said the administration will work with Congress on the plan, and will outline a budget next year. The last time the U.S. created a new uniformed military service was in 1947, when the Air Force was organized after World War II. It joined the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
Defense Secretary James Mattis has endorsed steps to reorganize the military’s space war-fighting forces and create a new command, but has previously opposed forming an expensive new service. A new branch of the military would require layers of bureaucracy, military and civilian leaders, uniforms, equipment and an expansive support structure.
Deborah James, who served as Air Force secretary for the final three years of President Barack Obama’s administration, estimated it would be five to 10 years before a separate service would be fully formed.
The military’s role in space has been under scrutiny because the United States is increasingly reliant on orbiting satellites that are difficult to protect. Satellites provide communications, navigation, intelligence and other services vital to the military and the national economy.
U.S. intelligence agencies reported earlier this year that Russia and China were pursuing “nondestructive and destructive” anti-satellite weapons for use during a future war. And there are growing worries about cyberattacks that could target satellite technology, potentially leaving troops in combat without electronic communications or navigation abilities.
The Pentagon proposal delivered to Congress on Thursday lays out plans to consolidate U.S. war-fighting space forces and make organizational changes to boost the acquisition and development of technologies.
It says the department will establish a Space Command to develop war-fighting operations, a Space Development Agency to more quickly identify and develop new technologies, a Space Operations Force of leaders and fighters and a new support structure. In the second phase the Pentagon would combine all the components into the new sixth branch of service.
Information for this article was contributed by Sagar Meghani and Dan Elliott of The Associated Press.
FOREIGN MINISTER SERGEY LAVROV: RUSSIA IN POSSESSION OF US WAR PLANS
The “Magnitsky Trio” Pushes For War With Russia with New Sanctions
August 3, 2018 / Tom Luongo
If half of what I have come to understand about the Curious Case of Bill Browder is true, then the “Magnitsky Trio” of Senators John McCain, Lindsay Graham and Ben Cardin are guilty of espionage, at a minimum.
Why? Because they know that Browder’s story about Sergei Magnitsky is a lie. And that means that when you tie in the Trump Dossier, Christopher Steele, Fusion GPS, the Skripal poisoning and the rest of this mess, these men are consorting with foreign governments and agencies against the sitting President.
As Lee Stranahan pointed out recently on Fault Lines, Cardin invited Browder to testify to Congress in 2017 to push through last year’s sanctions bill, a more stringent version of the expiring Magnitsky Act of 2011, which has since been used to ratchet up pressure on Russia.
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Cardin knew there were problems with Browder’s story about Magnitsky’s death and yet brought him into Congress to testify to secure the vote.
That’s suborning perjury, as Lee points out.
Just the holes in Browder’s story about Magnitsky’s death are alone enough to warrant a perjury charge on him. If you haven’t read Luck Komisar’s detailed breakdown of Browder’s dealings then you owe it to yourself to do so.
I’d read it a few times, because it’s about as murky as The Swamp gets. And, still my eyes glaze over.
The Magnitsky Act and its sequel have been used to support aggressive policy actions by the U.S. against Russia and destroy the relationship between the world’s most prominent militaries and nuclear powers.
The new bill is said to want to put ‘crushing sanctions’ on Russia to make ‘Putin feel the heat.’ In effect, what this bill wants to do is force President Trump to enforce sanctions against the entire Russian state for attempting to do business anywhere in the world.
Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, Indian-American Runs for Congress to Take On Cult of Corporate
Gupta, who till recently was a successful entrepreneur, is running for the US House of Representative from the 11th Congressional District of Michigan.
Make no mistake: under President Trump, the United States is exercising every means available to strangle the corrupt mullahs’ regime in Tehran that is dedicated to destruction of the United States, as soon it is able to complete the genocide of Jews and the destruction of Israel. With clear eyes focused on the goal of containing and, if possible, overthrowing this evil cabal in control of one of the world’s most ancient and sophisticated civilizations, the Trump administration is overcoming resistance from purported allies who would rather make profits off the mullahs than destroy them.
Writing at Legal Insurrection, Vijeta Uniyal lays out the way that the U.S., especially Steve Mnuchin’s Treasury Department, outmaneuvered Angela Merkel and got the German central bank, the Bundesbank, to revise its regulations and thereby be able to block the Iranians from withdrawing $400 million in cash from a bank it owns in Germany and shipping it to Tehran. Now that Barack Obama is no longer shipping pallets of cash to the mullahs, they must be running out of hard currency to send to Hamas, Hezb’allah, and all the other terror groups they support. Currency denominated in Iranian rials, which are crashing in value, is useless in paying terrorists, so they need hard currency denominated in euros and dollars – exactly like what Obama sent them.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – New details emerged Wednesday about how a mole for the government of communist China managed to stay by Senator Dianne Feinstein’s side for nearly 20 years.
It happened five years ago, but additional information is just surfacing about how the Bay Area senator’s office was infiltrated by a Chinese spy.
The Bay Area is a hotbed for Russian and Chinese espionage. Late last year, the feds shut down the Russian consulate in San Francisco.
You may remember the thick black smoke that billowing from building before Russian diplomats turned it over to authorities, presumably produced by burning documents.
Now, all eyes are on Chinese intelligence in the Bay Area after the website Politico reported last week that a staffer for Senator Feinstein turned out to be a Chinese spy who reported back to the government officials about local politics
ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S DEATH IS NO SUICIDE. IT’S A MOSSAD MURDER
Asia Argento is girlfriend of Anthony Bourdain, who has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of (rape) sexual assault and has since become one of his most vocal victims.
And Harvey Weinstein confessed and Mossad (the infamous state assassin of Israel) apologized for intimidating victims of Weinstein (perhaps also murder attempt?). See https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/harvey-weinsteins-army-of-spies
At the same time, Anthony Bourdain has a remarkable history of criticizing the Zionist regime, meaning he is an enemy of Israel. This leads us to wonder Was Anthony Bourdain Murdered for Humanizing Palestinians? Read more here.
The number of migrant sea arrivals in populist Italy, so far in 2018, is down 80 percent compared to last year, whilst surging by over 350 percent in the same period in socialist Spain.
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Harvard “Face Book” Creator: Zuckerberg is “Threat to National Security”
Aaron Greenspan is the self-proclaimed missing piece from the Facebook story as it has been documented in films like “The Social Network”. He joins me on my podcast to talk about his role in creating the first “Face Book”, why he thinks Mark Zuckerberg is a “sociopath” and “threat to national security”, Facebook’s most recent scandal, the stock’s recent plunge, and why he believes the number of Facebook fake accounts are understated.
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Aaron has an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and is the author of a memoir about his time there, during which he developed the predecessor to The Facebook.
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Gunmen in the tourist resort town of Playa Del Carmen killed the director of an online news site who was previously targeted for reporting on corrupt police officers. The murder comes a month after shooters killed another employee from the same outlet.
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The Democrats and Obama’s Deep State thugs lost their minds over Trump’s meeting with Putin.
During the presser with President Trump, Russian President Putin dropped a bomb on the Deep State members in the intelligence community, the Obama Administration and the Clintons.
“For instance, we can bring up Mr. Browder, in this particular case. Business associates of Mr. Browder have earned over $1.5 billion in Russia and never paid any taxes neither in Russia or the United States and yet the money escaped the country. They were transferred to the United States. They sent [a] huge amount of money, $400,000 as a contribution to the campaign of Hillary Clinton,” Putin said.
The Democrats, the MSM and Deep State are in a complete panic!
….…. WELL, Trump did it again. Antagonizing allies. This time it was Germany that took the main hit, over the fact that it pays Russia billions of dollars for oil and gas while relying on the US for its defense … against Russia. And yes, that is a strange situation. But it’s by no means the only angle to the story. There are many more.
For one thing, The US has by far the largest military industry. So it makes a lot of money off the billions already spent by NATO partners on weaponry. Of course Raytheon, Boeing et al would like to see them spend more. But once they have done that, they would clamor for even more after.
At some point one must ask how much should really be spent. How much is enough, how much is necessary. The military-industrial complex (MIC) has every reason to make the threat posed by ‘enemies’ as big as they possibly can. So knowing that, we must take media reports on this threat with tons of salt.
And that is not easy. Because the MIC has great influence in politics and the media. But we can turn to some numbers. According to GlobalFirePower, the US in 2018 will spend $647 billion on its military, while Russia is to spend a full $600 billion less, at $47 billion. And the US Senate has already voted in a $82 billion boost recently……Read the rest here
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