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Joe Biden exposes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for lying about his record

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Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) on Tuesday pushed back against criticism of his forthcoming climate plan by socialists who have characterized it as a "middle ground" approach to addressing global warming.

"You never heard me say middle of the road. I've never been middle of the road on the environment," Biden told reporters in New Hampshire. "Tell her to check the statement that I made and look at my record."

"I don't think she was talking about me," Biden added.

Biden told reporters Tuesday that no one has been more serious about a green revolution than he has.

When asked if Ocasio-Cortez wanted to comment on Biden's remarks, a spokesperson for her congressional office said, "Nah."

Reuters first reported on Friday that Biden's campaign was drafting a climate policy plan that would include recommitting to the Paris climate agreement, which President Trump has said he intends to pull the U.S. out of in 2020, and investing in carbon capture technology for fossil fuel emissions.

Biden's approach, according to two sources cited by Reuters, is meant to appeal to working-class voters who may be reluctant to back initiatives like like the Green New Deal, which aims to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to net zero over a 10-year period.

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/443600-biden-responds-to-ocasio-cortez-criticism-tell-her-to-check-my
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Kamala Harris flips script when asked about becoming Joe Biden’s running mate

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Sen. Kamala Harris took the reported frustration within her presidential campaign over speculation that she’s running to play second fiddle, perhaps to Joe Biden, as much as for the No. 1 slot on the Democratic ticket, and flipped the script. Asked at a press availability in Nashua, N.H., on Wednesday whether she was sick of such talk, Harris, said no, suggesting that, in fact, she encouraged it.

>‘I think that Joe Biden would be a great running mate — as vice president. He’s proven that he knows how to do the job. And there are certainly a lot of other candidates who would make, for me, a very viable and interesting vice president.’
>Sen. Kamala Harris

Watch the exchange here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkyT2W5X7gs

Biden, vice president for eight years under President Barack Obama, only formally declared himself a presidential candidate late last month but swiftly emerged as a front runner for the Democratic nomination. The Real Clear Politics aggregated polling average has Biden with nearly 40% of the prospective primary vote to Harris’s 7.7%; South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg’s 6.8%; and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke’s 4.2%. The Democratic field features scores of other recognizable names including Sens. Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar. Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York became on Thursday the latest entrant to the race.

Polls also show Biden ahead of incumbent Donald Trump.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/kamala-harris-flips-script-when-asked-about-becoming-joe-bidens-running-mate-2019-05-16

Students walk out when vigil turns political

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/05/09/colorado-school-shooting-vigil-students-walk-out-protest/1150282001/

Synopsis:
>a tranny and gay person shoot up a high school's STEM department >>393545
>a student was killed trying to stop the faguettes
>his name was Kendrick Castillo
>2k person candlelight vigil
>multiple speakers, mostly democratic politicians
>politicians begin preaching about gun control
>politicians continue preaching about gun control
>30 minutes into preaching STEM students get mad and leave
>STEM yell "this is not for us!", "political stunt" and "we are people, not a statement." as leaving
>outside they continually chant "mental health, mental health!"
>did I mention the shooters were faguettes?
>students refuse to speak to journalists
>students outside chanting push and scream at journalists
This is why im a STEM major.
Because STEM is based. and liberal arts is.. well, liberal
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Husband kills wife, then himself in what family calls 'mercy shooting'

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https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/jacksonville/family-husband-kills-wife-then-himself-in-mercy-shooting-

The sister of a man who killed his wife and then himself in a San Souci home Wednesday night said he did it because he couldn't stand to see his wife suffer any longer.
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I'm new! Welcome me to this site...now.

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Be polite. Say hello or hi or "hey, what's up Big Jim!" Don't be nasty or hate me because of my Jewish background and African American wife along with my adoptive Mexicans and one Canadian (the black sheep.)

https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/15/world/change4-far-side-of-moon-mission-scn/index.html

Soviet Sanders also wants to stifle technological innovation

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday expressed support for breaking up Facebook, as several other 2020 presidential candidates have also done.

When asked by Politico whether anti-trust action should be taken against the social media giant, Sanders said, "The answer is yes of course."

He did not answer the news outlet's question as to whether he also supported breaking up Amazon and Google.

The Hill has reached out to Sanders' campaign and Facebook for comment.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in March called for the break up of Facebook, Amazon and Google.

When asked about such an idea, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said that he believes corporate consolidation is a big problem, but took issue with the idea of calling to break up specific companies "without any kind of process."

Sanders is among more than 20 people vying for the Democratic Party's 2020 nomination.

https://thehill.com/policy/443966-sanders-voices-support-for-breaking-up-facebook
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CAIR Somali FBI translator to shut down terror database obstructed terror investigation

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https://www.theblaze.com/news/cair-sued-trump-admin-on-behalf-of-fmr-fbi-translator-locked-up-monday

Former FBI translator — who joined CAIR in an attempt to shut down terror screening database — charged with obstructing terror investigation
Abdirizak Haji Raghe Wehelie has been charged with misleading investigators and obstructing a probe into Al-Shabaab terror.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
JORDAN SCHACHTEL
Last year, a Somali-American man was listed as a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by the terror-tied Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) against the Trump administration, as part of a concerted, transparent campaign to have a federal judge declare the U.S. government's terrorist screening database as unconstitutional.

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Today, that man, Abdirizak Haji Raghe Wehelie, who served as an FBI translator from 2012-15, was charged on multiple counts related to his alleged interference with a federal terrorism investigation.

Wehelie, 66, of St. Burk, Virginia, was arrested over the weekend and charged with seven counts of making false statements to investigators and one count for obstructing a federal investigation. He was scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon in Alexandria, Virginia.

According to the indictment, Wehelie misled investigators when they were scrutinizing a terrorism investigation involving unnamed individuals connected to Al-Shabaab, an Islamic terrorist group that operates in East Africa and controls territory in Somalia.


In August 2018, CAIR sued the Trump administration on behalf of the Wehelie family, which included Hawa Wehelie, which court papers identified as Wehelie's daughter.

CAIR's lawsuit argued that counterterrorism measures imposed by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection amounted to "a kind of second-class citizenship."
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Healthy sane white American IT worker, 23, chops off his penis, testicles in eunuch bid

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https://torontosun.com/news/world/it-worker-23-chops-off-his-penis-testicles-in-eunuch-bid/

IT worker, 23, chops off his penis, testicles in eunuch bid
BY BRAD HUNTER
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MAY 7, 2019

Trent Gates, 23, on the right, did a do-it-yourself castration and now feels freer without his penis and testicles.

A wacky Washington IT worker has hacked off his penis and testicles in a bloody bid to be a eunuch.

Trent Gates, 23, revealed that he used a razor-sharp knife to do the dreadful deed in his pursuit of being a “nullo” in 2016.

Nullos are extreme body modification enthusiasts who remove their genitalia — and often their nipples — for a smooth look.

Photos of a castrated man inspired him to do the same when he was 15.

According to The U.K. Sun, many nullos identify as “eunuchs”, some are asexual or submissive homosexuals.

Trent Gates really didn’t want his penis and testicles. So he cut them off. FACEBOOK
Gates told Metro U.S. he identifies as non-binary, adding that his bait and tackle never felt “like part of me.”

“I have no desire to be a woman. It’s kind of a middle ground in-between the two, an androgynous in-between,” he told the newspaper.

“I saw a photo [of the emasculated man named Gelding] online – it was like, bam, first photo I saw, that’s me, I want to be there someday.”

He cut off his penis at his Washington apartment and then a year later removed his testicles in a North Carolina hotel room. A friend watched to make sure there were no medical complications.

In both instances, he was taken to hospital and stitched up by a doctor. He was also referred to — surprise — mental health workers.


Trent Gates now says sex with his boyfriend has never been better.

Gates used painkiller oxycodone during his do-it-yourself castration.

The headshrinkers apparently declared him sane.

He now uses a catheter to urinate. Gates added that sex with his boyfriend is now “more intense.”
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Qatari and Turkish linked Muslim Brotherhood lobbyist donated to Trump and Clinton

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-donor-faces-a-second-federal-probe-11555523022

Trump Donor Faces a Second Federal Probe
Businessman whose interactions with Trump’s inaugural have been under scrutiny is ensnared in probe examining work with foreign governments

Trump donor Imaad Zuberi accompanied a delegation from Qatar to New York’s Trump Tower in December 2016.

By Byron Tau
April 17, 2019
A Los Angeles businessman whose interactions with President Trump’s inaugural committee have been under scrutiny is now ensnared in another federal probe that is examining his political donations and work with foreign governments, according to people familiar with the inquiry.

Imaad Zuberi, who was a major Democratic donor before he abruptly pivoted to support Mr. Trump after the 2016 presidential election, was first named in a wide-ranging document subpoena issued Feb. 4 to the Trump inaugural committee by prosecutors in New York City. Mr. Zuberi contributed nearly $1 million to the inaugural festivities and hobnobbed at exclusive events for top donors, according to public records and people familiar with the situation.

In recent months, a different team of federal investigators in Los Angeles have asked Mr. Zuberi’s associates for records concerning his business entities and work with other nations, said the people familiar with the inquiry. Prosecutors asked questions about Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Qatar and Turkey, according to one of the people.

Another person familiar with the matter said investigators seem focused on tax issues related to Mr. Zuberi’s companies.

Mr. Zuberi’s political donations also appear to be a focus of the probe, two people familiar with investigators’ questions say. A senior prosecutor in the public corruption section of the Los Angeles U.S. attorneys office is involved in the inquiry, one of the people said.

The U.S. attorneys office declined to comment.
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Islamist Qataris visited S. Carolina, met Senator Lindsey Graham to lobby for spy plane project

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/qatar-finalizing-plans-for-spy-plane-project-in-south-carolina

Qatar Finalizing Plans for Spy Plane Project in South Carolina
Erin Banco,
Adam Rawnsley
05.07.19

The Qatari military is finalizing plans to invest in South Carolina as part of its efforts to develop and produce surveillance aircraft, according to company documents and two sources with knowledge of the project’s timeline.

The project, led by Qatari-owned firm Barzan Aeronautical, has been in the planning stages for the last several years. Qatari officials have visited South Carolina, where the firm is registered, to meet with state and local officials to promote the idea of investment and to garner support for the project.


Barzan’s aircraft initiative corresponds to a new push by the Qatari government to invest massive amounts of cash into the U.S. in various different sectors, including real estate, technology and now, apparently, military aircraft and systems. The leader of the country’s sovereign wealth fund said earlier this year that the Qatar Investment Authority planned to increase its investments in the U.S. to $45 billion over the next two years.

Qatari officials visited South Carolina in 2018 to meet Boeing, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Gov. Henry McMaster to discuss Doha’s interest in investing in the state. Graham and McMaster’s office did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Executives with Barzan Aeronautical did not comment on the record for this story.