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  1. Come to Sunny Cuba, Leave With a Mysterious Illness
    January 30, 2018
    Daniel Greenfield

    Could this finally be the unified field theory that explains Michael Moore? Come to think of it, Sean Penn spent time in Cuba. Cognitive difficulties are part of the packaged tour as the attacks that caused mysterious symptoms in American diplomats have spread to the civilian population. Come to sunny Cuba and you may just leave with more than you bargained.

    Nineteen American citizens have reported symptoms similar to those suffered by U.S. diplomats who had been identified as victims of alleged attacks in Cuba.

    “Since September 29, the Department of State has been contacted by 19 U.S. citizens who reported experiencing symptoms similar to those listed in the Travel Warning after visiting Cuba,” a spokesperson for the State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs told the Miami Herald in an email.

    “We continue to urge U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Cuba,” she added.

    But it’s got socialized medicine, child prostitution and cholera. What more could you ask for except life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/point/269171/come-sunny-cuba-leave-mysterious-illness-daniel-greenfield

  2. Congressional Black Caucus Members Will Wear #MeToo Pins to Protest Themselves
    January 30, 2018
    Daniel Greenfield

    And the worst dressed hypocrites award goes to…

    Chad Pergram
    ?
    @ChadPergram

    CBC memo requests mbrs to wear Kente Cloth to State of the Union to protest Trump’s “sh*thole” comment. Memo says this includes ties, scarfs, earrings, skirts & blazers. Also, a flag pin to protest. And a black outfit “Standing in Solidarity with the #MeTo & #TimesUp

    That’s the Congressional Black Caucus really putting on the tacky virtue signaling Ritz. Kente cloth and black outfits don’t really go together. But the #MeToo solidarity stuff is the best pa

  3. Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”
    A look at the 17th worst nation wherein to be Christian.
    January 30, 2018
    Raymond Ibrahim

    eprinted from Coptic Solidarity.

    For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts. According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of nearly 200) wherein to be Christian; there, Christians experience “very high” level of “persecution.”[1]

    “Islamic oppression” is the premiere driving force of this persecution. As the report explains:

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/269154/egypts-christians-suffer-very-high-persecution-raymond-ibrahim

  4. ANTI-SEMITISM WITHIN BRITAIN’S LABOUR PARTY
    The new home of British Jew-hatred.
    January 30, 2018
    Joseph Puder

    A new report on anti-Semitism reveals a huge jump in anti-Jewish incidents throughout Britain. The primary reasons for the sharp rise are found to be the Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, as well as the influx of refugees from Arab countries into Britain. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reported (January 22, 2018) that “The national chair of the Jewish Labour Movement in Britain, Jeremy Newmark, accused the Labour Party leadership of failing to deal with ‘a vast backlog’ of complaints about anti-Semitism in the party’s ranks.” Newmark told the Guardian newspaper that in some cases, the backlog is over a year long. The fact that a Labour Party aficionado and advocate, Jeremy Newmark, complained about his own party leadership is indicative of the dire situation the Jewish community in Britain is going through.

    The situation in Britain coincides with a report on anti-Semitism issued by the Israeli government Office of Diaspora Affairs. It shows that in 2017, Britain reached a peak in anti-Semitic incidents, a 78% rise in physical violence against Jews, and a 30% rise in overall anti-Semitic incidents in Britain. The Office of the Diaspora Affairs annually prepares a report on anti-Semitism in advance of the Annual International Holocaust Observance Day, on January 27. (The day was picked because that was when the Red army forces liberated the Auschwitz Death Camp). The BBC reported (July 27, 2017) that “anti-Semitic incidents have hit record levels in the first six months of 2017. The Community Security Trust (CST) said 767 reports were made to them between January and June – a rise of 30% from the same period last year.”

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/269152/anti-semitism-within-britains-labour-party-joseph-puder

  5. Releasing the Memo is the First Step to Obama’s Watergate
    January 29, 2018
    Daniel Greenfield

    #ReleasetheMemo won. And the campaign to sabotage it has failed.

    It took us a while to get here. The road ran through the unmasking requests and the investigation of the Steele dossier. The vote to the release the memo is an important step because it helps connect the dots between the Steele dossier based on Clinton opposition research and the surveillance of Trump officials.

    That’s why Fusion GPS fought to keep the identity of their backer secret. It’s why the media has waged a ruthless war of smears and lies against the #ReleasetheMemo campaign.

    But this is only a first step. The memo should provide concrete evidence that Clinton opposition research was used to spy on Trump officials. But pulling back the curtain on the full scope of the malfeasance is a much bigger project.

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/point/269166/releasing-memo-first-step-obamas-watergate-daniel-greenfield

  6. NATIONAL REVIEW – Hillary’s ‘Sure’ Victory Explains Most Everything

    V. D. Hanson

    Stretching or breaking the law on her behalf would have been rewarded by a President Clinton.

    […]Another, more helpful, exegesis, however, is to understand that if we’d seen a Hillary Clinton victory in November 2016, which was supposed to be a sure thing, there would now be no scandals at all.

    […]Hillary Clinton’s sure victory certainly also explains the likely warping of the FISA courts by FBI careerists seeking to use a suspect dossier to surveille Trump associates — and the apparent requests by Samantha Power, Susan Rice, and others to read surveilled transcripts of Trump associates, unmask names, and leak them to pet reporters. Again, all these insiders were playing the careerist odds. What we view as reprehensible behavior, they at the time considered wise investments that would earn rewards with an ascendant President Hillary Clinton.

    Did Cheryl Mills, Huma Abedin, or Debbie Wasserman Shultz worry about their fabrications, unethical behavior, and various conspiratorial efforts to ensure that Hillary Clinton would be exempt from criminal liability in her email shenanigans, and that she would win the Democratic nomination and general election? Not when their equally unethical and conspiratorial boss would appreciate her subordinate soul mates. For a deep-state careerist without ethical bearings, one of the advantages of a Clinton sure-thing presidency would be that the Clintons are known to reward loyalty more highly than morality.

    […]And Barack Obama? We now know that he himself used an alias to communicate at least 20 times with Hillary on her private, non-secure gmail account. But Obama lied on national TV, saying he learned of Hillary’s illegal server only when the rest of the nation did, by reading the news. Would he have dared to lie so publicly if he’d assumed that Trump’s presidency was imminent? Would he ever have allowed his subordinates to use the dossier to obtain FISA warrants and pass around and unmask the resulting surveillance transcripts if he’d seen Trump as the likely winner and a potentially angered president with powers to reinvestigate all these illegal acts?

    We sometimes forget that Barack Obama, not candidate Hillary Clinton, was president when the FBI conducted the lax investigation of the email scandal, when Loretta Lynch outsourced her prosecutorial prerogatives to James Comey, when the FBI trafficked with the Clinton-funded Fusion GPS dossier, when various DOJ and FBI lawyers requested FISA-approved surveillance largely on the basis of a fraudulent document, and when administration officials unmasked and leaked the names of American citizens.

    […]What now appears clearly unethical and probably illegal would have passed as normal in a likely 16-year Obama-Clinton progressive continuum.

    http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455885/expected-clinton-victory-explains-federal-employee-wrongdoing

      • Excellent article.

        Too right, Johhnyu!

        Hanson is one of the most articulate Conservative writers there is. Full stop.

        We sometimes forget that Barack Obama, not candidate Hillary Clinton, was president when the FBI conducted the lax investigation of the email scandal, when Loretta Lynch outsourced her prosecutorial prerogatives to James Comey, when the FBI trafficked with the Clinton-funded Fusion GPS dossier, when various DOJ and FBI lawyers requested FISA-approved surveillance largely on the basis of a fraudulent document, and when administration officials unmasked and leaked the names of American citizens.

        Most tragic of all is that 0bama will likely never face the hard-time, penitentiary sentence that he most certainly deserves. Thankfully, Hillary Clinton enjoys no such ostensible immunity and (in many ways) is almost more deserving of a booking at the “gray bar hotel” than even BHO himself.

        This entire deep state, Liberal freak show of (political or moral) contortionists and perverts needs a deep cycle cleansing that only a political outsider like Trump has the ostiones to drive. Let us all hope so.

  7. Andrew McCabe’s strange meeting with Reince Priebus, and the leak that followed it
    By J.E. Dyer January 30, 2018

    We don’t know exactly what led to Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe suddenly resigning on Monday, rather than remaining in his post until his announced retirement date a few weeks from now (reportedly in March 2018).

    According to Fox News, the abrupt action is described by a source as a “removal.” Other news outlets, including NBC and the New York Times, agree that McCabe was forced out: offered the alternative of accepting removal from his position, or resigning immediately and starting his terminal leave. He chose to make his resignation effective immediately.

    Speculation on why he had to do this is divided. Some are suggesting the timing is about FBI Director Christopher Wray having gone on Sunday to review the House memo on the FBI’s use of FISA authority against the Trump campaign.

    https://libertyunyielding.com/2018/01/30/andrew-mccabes-strange-meeting-reince-priebus-leak-followed/

  8. DOJ: Illegals Committing Twice the Crime of American Citizens
    Posted On 28 Jan 2018
    By : shawn
    101 Comments

    The left would have you believe that illegal immigrants commit no crime, contribute nothing but positive economic growth to America, and can heal cancer with their tears. Then again, they would also have us believe that voter fraud is a myth, polar bears are dying by the tens of thousands, and that there is no downside to unlimited amounts of welfare and abortion, so you have to consider the source. When you trade their fantasyland for the facts, the picture of these issues comes into astounding focus. And that’s when you understand that as much as the Democrats like to talk about illegal immigrants as if they’re God’s gift to America, this is one gift we would be wise to return.

    Thankfully, we have an administration now that is doing its best to clear away the cobweb of confusion that the Democrats have been weaving for the last decade or two.

    In a statement on Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that a new report confirms that illegal immigrants in Arizona commit twice as much crime as the rest of the state’s population. The report, which is from the Crime Prevention Research Center and based on conviction rates in the state, found that illegal immigrants between the ages of 15 and 35 comprise nearly 8% of the Arizona prison population. This despite the fact that they only comprise 3% of Arizona’s total population

    http://unfilteredpatriot.com/doj-illegals-committing-twice-the-crime-of-american-citizens/

    • The Chinese do NOT have to laugh at the UK recruitment videos as ALL Asians are already laughing their heads off at the GUTLESS west generally and its attempt to appease muslims. They ALL have contempt for the west and it is richly deserved.

      • They’d despise us even if we were spit-&-polished.
        We’re round-eyed devils, we’re beneath contempt.
        That’s truly how most Chinese regard us. The Western left can pack their ‘racisss’ kit and head East. See how that works for them.

        • They’d despise us even if we were spit-&-polished.

          Too right, yucki!

          The Chinese (along with Hindus) are some of the most racist people on earth. Just look at intermarriage statistics per capita.

          To pretend that we Westerners (somehow) don’t “measure up” is a suicide mission.

          And I don’t give a damn about how “ancient” (or revered) their respective cultures are. Just look at how much of Western Civilization’s features that both of these groups have “appropriated” (essay to follow), and it’ll will tell you exactly who fecking who it is that’s driving positive change in this world.

          ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN!!!

          [/rant]

  9. France terror threat: Police to guard SCHOOLS in security crackdown (express, Jan 30, 2018)
    https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/912215/France-terror-threat-police-guard-schools-Nice-security-crackdown

    “UNARMED police will be stationed outside schools in Nice amid an ongoing terror threat, the French education minister has confirmed.

    Police trade unions have denounced the new measure, saying that publicising the fact that the officers will not be able to carry a weapon will turn them into prime terror targets.

    The conservative mayor of the French Riviera town of Nice on Saturday confirmed that unarmed police officers would soon be stationed in local schools to protect children from intruders and future terrorist attacks.

    Right-winger Christian Estrosi told French media on the sidelines of a meeting with education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer to discuss the new security measure: “It’s a first in France.”

    Mr Blanquer told France Inter radio on Sunday that the “experimental” measure would be rolled out in September, and would only affect a “handful” of local schools pre-selected by the government and Nice authorities…”

    • UNARMED police will be stationed outside schools in Nice amid an ongoing terror threat, the French education minister has confirmed.

      When you have to guard your children against people who think nothing of strapping bomb vests to their own spawn … what does that tell you?!?

      Face the question squarely.

  10. ‘Our EMS won’t come’
    In a body-cam video of the incident, police can be heard talking about getting an ambulance.
    But they ran into a problem. All ambulances from Euclid emergency medical services were tied up with other calls, so they would need to wait for an ambulance from a city farther away. And Cleveland EMS refused to send an ambulance because the man, although he was shot in the city, drove into Euclid.
    “Our EMS won’t come,” says one of the Cleveland officers in the video. “They won’t come because it’s in your city. Even though it’s our victim, they won’t come.”
    All the while, Newberry pleads with the officers for help.

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/30/us/cleveland-no-ambulance-trnd/index.html

    Note: This is what things were like on the other side of the iron curtain. I actually experienced it first hand.

    As a kid, I got ill at my grandma’s house, but no doctor would treat me because I lived in a different city and was not their problem. It took so long to find a bribeable doctor to see me that I was, for a while, pronounced dead and then spent 7 weeks (of my summer holidays) in a hospital (but only after I got back to my home town) before I was able to go home, ended up missing 1/2 the school year. This all would have been avoided had I been given antibiotics first off…

    So, I know exactly what this is and how it feels.

    • Note: This is what things were like on the other side of the iron curtain. I actually experienced it first hand.

      Thank you, Xanthippa, for your first-hand account of reality.

      Far too many Westerners do not have even a slight appreciation for the massive (and supportive) infrastructure that shelters them from the hell that greets most other people in this world.

      In my overseas travel, I’ve been places where God is on vacation.

      Let’s try the Roxas Boulevard thoroughfare in Manila, capitol of the Philippines.

      In the greensward that brackets this mainline avenue there are people living in cardboard boxes who have planted vegetable gardens in the soil at the roadway’s edge!!!

      This was just one part of my many eye-openers while traveling the world.

  11. The new Education Secretary will push ahead with plans to require LGBT-inclusive sex and relationship education to be taught in schools, the government has confirmed.

    Former Education Secretary Justine Greening had last year launched a consultation on new guidance for sex and relationship education (SRE) in schools, which will look at compulsory provisions in the subject.

    The consultation was aimed at “inviting views on age-appropriate content” that may form part of sex ed guidance – including on LGBT issues, mental wellbeing and staying safe online.

    http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/01/30/uk-government-will-push-ahead-with-lgbt-inclusive-sex-ed/amp/

    Will they enforce this in Mosque schools?

    • Will they enforce this in Mosque schools?

      They’d damn well better. Otherwise, how else are we going to rid ourselves of these effing rainbow unicorn snowflake sexualists?!?

      We all know that the soccer moms ain’t gonna do sh!t.

  12. NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Three people were killed and two others were injured Tuesday when an Orange County-based tour and flight-training helicopter crashed into a home about a mile away from John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

    helicopt 3 People Dead, 2 Injured After Helicopter Crashes Into OC Homeheli5 3 People Dead, 2 Injured After Helicopter Crashes Into OC Home

    Officials responded to reports of a small helicopter down at around 2 p.m. on Shearwater Place in the Baycrest neighborhood of Newport Beach.

    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/01/30/helicopter-crash-oc-newport-beach/

    • …a small helicopter down at around 2 p.m. on Shearwater Place…

      Sheer irony. An all-too abundant commodity in this modern age.

  13. Report: IG investigates McCabe’s role in Clinton email probe

    Federal law enforcement sources have complained to Fox News that FBI headquarters appeared to slow roll a review of classified Clinton emails found on the laptop computer shared by Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin;

    chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.

  14. jihad watch – Philadelphia: Driver who tried to hit pedestrian, then attacked officer identified as Muslim named Khalil Lawal

    he driver was “Khalil Lawal, 31, of Arlington, Virginia.” Khalil Lawal of Arlington, Virginia, 31, has a Facebook page (doubtless it will soon be taken down). He is a member of the group Jannah Al-Firdaus, which says: “Jannah [Paradise] is my Goal My happiness is my Imaan [faith] and my Imaan [faith] is in my heart and my heart doesn’t belong to anyone but Allaah In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful Alsalam Alaykum…”

    “Investigators say Lawal apparently tried to use his black Honda hit a person who had just gotten out of a car. Then, on foot, Lawal chased another person who had tried to detain him, and then charged at the off-duty officer after he approached, leading to a violent struggle.”[…]

    https://www.jihadwatch.org/2018/01/philadelphia-driver-who-tried-to-hit-pedestrian-then-attacked-officer-identified-as-muslim-named-khalil-lawal

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    Driver shot, killed by off-duty officer in South Philadelphia ID’d

    SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia police have released the name of the driver who was shot and killed by an off-duty officer on Monday in South Philadelphia.

    Khalil Lawal, 31, of Arlington, Virginia, was pronounced dead a few hours after the shooting.

    It all began around 7:30 a.m. Monday near Broad and Bigler streets.

    Chopper 6 was over the scene of an officer-involved shooting in South Philadelphia on January 29, 2018.

    Investigators say Lawal apparently tried to use his black Honda hit a person who had just gotten out of a car.

    Then, on foot, Lawal chased another person who had tried to detain him, and then charged at the off-duty officer after he approached, leading to a violent struggle.

    During the struggle, the officer fired about ten shots, hitting Lawal in the torso, legs, and face.

    The detective suffered minor injuries and has been treated and released from the hospital.

    The struggle between the suspect and the officer was caught on video, Commissioner Richard Ross said during a news conference late Monday.

    However, he said he was concerned about the number of shots the detective fired…

    http://6abc.com/driver-shot-killed-by-off-duty-officer-in-south-philadelphia-idd/3002398/

    • The struggle between the suspect and the officer was caught on video, Commissioner Richard Ross said during a news conference late Monday.

      However, he said he was concerned about the number of shots the detective fired…

      Somehow, I sincerely doubt if his concern dealt with whether the number was enough.

  15. Christopher Steele Gave FBI A Second Dossier From Notorious Clinton ‘Hatchet Man’

    Former British spy Christopher Steele gave the FBI a copy of a second dossier on Donald Trump, this one put together by a Democratic political operative who has been referred to as a “hatchet man” for the Clinton family.

    The Guardian reports that Steele passed the so-called “Shearer memo” — compiled by Cody Shearer — to the FBI in October 2016. Steele, an ex-MI6 officer, had been given the document by an American contact who is unnamed in The Guardian report.

    According to the newspaper, Steele told the FBI that he could not verify the information in the memo, but he said that he gave the bureau a copy because some of the information in it matched up with what he had reported in his own dossier.

    http://dailycaller.com/2018/01/30/christopher-steele-gave-fbi-a-2nd-dossier-from-notorious-clinton-hatchet-man/

  16. Imams Online 2nd Annual Google Digital Summit

    Following on from the success of the Imams Online Digital Summit 2017, we are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 31st January 2018, we will be hosting the 2nd Annual Summit in partnership with Google at the brand new and exclusive YouTube Space.

    […]We are also excited to announce exclusive access to YouTube studios throughout the day. There will be practical workshops on channel creation, production and editing. There will also be an opportunity to ask the experts on increasing subscribers, viewership and influence through YouTube.

  17. Anti-Islam group member attacks Trudeau for making ‘revolting connections’ between organization and Quebec mosque shooter

    MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had no regrets Tuesday for his veiled insult against members of a nationalist, far-right group during a speech in Quebec City in honour of the victims of the 2017 Quebec City mosque shooting.

    Capping off four days of commemorations Monday night for the six men killed last January, Trudeau spoke out against racism as well as people he called “dumdums,” who wear clothing with images of a paw print.

    The paw print is a symbol for La Meute, a member of which replied to Trudeau on the group’s Facebook page Tuesday by hurling insults at the prime minister.

    Sylvain Brouillette, an influential member of La Meute, wrote that the prime minister made “revolting connections” between his group and the gunman who murdered six men after prayers at the Quebec City mosque last January.

    La Meute is a secretive group that is harshly critical toward Islam and denounces “Trudeau’s version of multiculturalism,” according to its public Facebook page that has more than 20,000 followers.

    Its members have protested against the thousands of Haitians who arrived in Canada from the U.S. to claim asylum status in 2017.

    Brouillette also criticized Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard’s speech in honour of the mosque shooting victims.

    Couillard said he didn’t understand why “some people feel they are more Quebecer than others despite the fact their ancestors were also immigrants. … The date you immigrate doesn’t determine your level of citizenship.”

    Trudeau responded to La Meute’s criticism by standing by his comments.

    He told reporters in Ottawa he would “always be there to denounce people who aren’t building a better and more open society for everyone.”

    http://torontosun.com/news/world/anti-islam-group-member-attacks-trudeau-for-making-revolting-connections-between-organization-and-quebec-mosque-shooter/wcm/b269baa0-fc2a-4a25-9210-300d5bf755ff

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