AntiWar.com: Was Trump Junior Framed?

Some people do not understand why we believe informed citizens should be very weary of the “official” narrative coming out of Washington with regard to Trump and Russia. The often brilliant Justin Raimondo, lays out an excellent case for skepticism below.

Are Trump and Putin buddies? We don’t know. Did they collude? We don’t know. Are there many people in the establishment who want anything BUT peace with Russia? Yes. Do the neocons want to expand NATO and generally support a German dominated European Union (that is hostile to Russia for historical reasons)?

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(Obama) DOJ let Russian lawyer into US before she met with Trump team

“That’s a discretionary act that the statute allows the attorney general to do in extraordinary circumstances. In this case, we did that so that Mr. Katsyv could testify. And we made the further accommodation of allowing his Russian lawyer into the country to assist,” he added.

This is why I don’t watch House of Cards anymore. Real Washington provides more than enough twists and turns.

Excellent job The Hill.

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Here’s the List: More Than a Dozen Proven Victims of Obama’s Many Wiretaps

Whether it was “wire tapping” or computer surveillance is immaterial. Let’s open this up because things have gotten out of hand. This is an opportunity for the American people to peel back some of the layers of the deep state and to learn more of what went on during the Obama administration.

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Daughter of Valarie Jarrett, Obama confidant and crony extraordinaire will cover Trump DOJ for CNN

This article is from just before the inauguration but Drudge resurrected it.

Think about this. CNN tries to make the case that it’s not “fake news” or at least inclined toward fake news but then hires the daughter of Varlarie Jarrett to cover Department of Justice issues in the Trump administration?

Please.

We have issues with Trump but his critique of the #oldmedia is entirely appropriate, and frankly needed.

It should be noted also that Valarie Jarrett has moved into the Obama’s new home in Washington DC.

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While America worries about Trillary, Germany preparing Deutsche Bank bailout plan, reports claim

Yes, yes, everything is fine economically. So what if the largest FOREX trader in the world and the globe’s 11th largest bank is teetering because after all this time the DOJ in America finally decided to levy a fine of consequence against a major bank.

My question is why is the US trying to break Deutsche Bank? If it wrote fraudulent mortgages and packaged fraudulent mortgage backed securities it deserves to feel pain. But other banks got off with wrist slaps.

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Did the Supreme Court just quietly give the DOJ massive new powers to snoop through your computer? Yes, but Congress can stop it (Video from Sen. Mike Lee)

Good on Democratic Senator Wyden too. (Who is part of the coalition opposing this new rule.) The guy is wrong on many things but on tech and privacy stuff he has often been very good.

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Justice Dept.: Firing migrant workers with expired papers is discrimination

The goal ultimately is to make it harder and harder for companies to fire anyone.

Sounds good for workers right? Well, it’s a double edged sword. If it’s harder to fire it’s much harder to hire. Companies fearing being stuck with poor performers will choose to not hire or to automate.

And check this video out. This is the sort of thing employers have to concern themselves with these days. Good luck keeping all the rules straight.

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Lynch pressured to recuse herself after Clinton tarmac meeting

It seems the clear thing to do was for Ms. Lynch to exit the plane and at most shake hands with the former president. Also she should have made sure the meeting was on camera if she was blindsided (if). But she and Clinton clearly didn’t want the meeting made public. The only reason the public knows the meeting happened was because of the fine work done by a local Phoenix reporter. As such this incident appears to be a very serious issue.

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Are climate change skeptics criminals? Should holding contrary opinions draw the attention of the Attorney General in the “Land of the Free”? (VIDEO)

Free speech. Free speech. A thousand times, free speech!

This video isn’t really about climate change. It’s about free speech.

One may not like the opinion of another but in this country one is allowed to express unpopular opinions. Even if you think someone’s opinion or group is backward, hurtful, bigoted, uninformed, whatever, that person or group has the right to express that opinion. Unpopular speech is what the 1st Amendment is all about after all. One would think that Mr.

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The Government Netted $4.5 Billion in Cash, Cars, and Houses Taken From Americans Last Year

That seems reasonable in the “land of the free.”

(From The Daily Signal)

In 2014, the Institute for Justice found that net assets, or what’s left over after expenditures, into the agencies’ forfeiture funds reached $4.5 billion—an increase of more than 4,600 percent from 1986, when the Justice Department’s fund was first created. Net assets in the Justice Department’s and Treasury Department’s forfeiture funds first topped $1 billion in 2007 and have moved upward steadily over the last seven years.

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