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Trump Mo Powaful Than 2000 DOJ US Constitution is for Pussies

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trump rules

https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/16/politics/prosecutors-doj-officials-barr-resign/index.html

More than 2,000 former Justice Department officials who served in Republican as well as Democratic administrations have signed a statement posted Sunday calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign.
"Mr. Barr's actions in doing the President's personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice's reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign. But because we have little expectation he will do so, it falls to the Department's career officials to take appropriate action to uphold their oaths of office and defend nonpartisan, apolitical justice," the officials wrote in a statement.
The statement's signatures, which numbered 1,100 when the post was initially published, had risen to 2,003 signatures as of Monday afternoon.
The rare statement from the officials -- mostly former career prosecutors, but also some former political appointees -- came in the wake of an extraordinary week at the Justice Department. In just one week, career prosecutors withdrew from a case after Barr overruled their sentencing recommendation, the attorney general pushed back against the President in an unusual interview and separately ordered an examination of politically charged cases involving those close to President Donald Trump.

The statement went on to say career attorneys should report any troubling actions they see to the department's Inspector General.
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BLOOMBERG SAYS CRAZY DUMB STUFF AT DEM NV DEBATE

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OTHER CANDIDATES EQUALLY STUPID AND UNTRUSTWORTHY
Bloomberg Downplays Chinese Pollution: ‘It’s India That Is Even a Bigger Problem’
>DEMOCRATS DEBATED AGAIN & NOBODY CARES AGAIN
>big dem debate all over the MSM media
>nobody on /news/ even watched lol
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/democratic-debate-michael-bloomberg-downplays-chinese-pollution-says-india-is-even-bigger-problem/
Former New York city mayor Mike Bloomberg downplayed China’s contribution to climate change during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, arguing that the rapidly industrializing superpower has “slowed down” its pollution in recent years.

“Well you’re not going to go to war with them. You have to negotiate with them, and we’ve seen how well that works, with tariffs that are hurting us” Bloomberg said. “What we have to do is convince the Chinese that it is in their interest as well — their people are going to die, just as our people are going to die, and we’ll work together. In all fairness, the Chinese have slowed down, it’s India that is even a bigger problem.”

While China has made progress in curbing emissions in recent years, it remains the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide due to its massive population and commensurate manufacturing base.

Bloomberg has repeatedly defended the Chinese Communist Party in the past, and said in September that “Xi Jinping is not a dictator,” when asked a similar question on PBS’s Firing Line on how to limit China’s greenhouse emissions.
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A Nevada Culinary Union Member on Why She Supports Bernie Sanders

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http://inthesetimes.com/article/22317/medicare-for-all-nevada-culinary-union-bernie-sanders-healthcare/

Bernie Sanders is leading in the Nevada polls, but he faces a major obstacle: One of the most powerful actors in state politics has come out swinging against his signature proposal—Medicare for All.

The 60,000-member Culinary Workers Union announced last Thursday that it will remain neutral in the Democratic primary this year. But in the past week, the union has sent out a series of communications to members warning, both directly and indirectly, that Sanders’ plan threatens its hard-won healthcare benefits.

One flyer circulated by the union read, “Some politicians promise … ‘You will get more money for wages from the company if you give up Culinary Health Insurance.’ These politicians have never sat at our bargaining table … We will not hand over our healthcare for promises.”

Sanders’ opponents have seized on the opening to double down on arguments for preserving private health insurance—a position the union shares.

“There are 14 million union workers in America who have fought hard for strong, employer-provided health benefits,” tweeted former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “Medicare for All Who Want It protects their plans and union members' freedom to choose the coverage that's best for them.”

Billionaire Tom Steyer, meanwhile, has started airing an ad in Nevada telling voters that “unions don’t like” Sanders’ healthcare plan.

Known nationally as a standard-bearer for militant workplace organizing, the Culinary Union hasn’t just won healthcare benefits—it runs its own 24-hour healthcare center and pharmacy, exclusively for members.

But some members are disillusioned that the union is flexing its muscle against a healthcare policy they believe could deliver a windfall to unions by freeing them to focus on other issues at the bargaining table.
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Indian students forced to remove underpants to prove they weren't menstruating

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More than 60 young women at a school in India have said they were forced to strip and show their underpants to teachers in order to prove that they were not on their period.

Some 68 female students were told to undress after a used sanitary napkin was found in the garden of Sahjanand Girls Institute in the city of Bhuj.

"The principal abused and insulted us, asking which of us were having our periods. Two of us who were menstruating stepped aside," said one of the students, as quoted by the Hindustan Times.

"Despite this, we were all taken to the washroom. There, female teachers asked us to individually remove our undergarments so they could check if we were menstruating."

The college, located in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat, is run by the conservative Swaminarayan Hindu sect.

"The girls were informed about the hostel rules before they took admission," college trustee Pravin Pindoria told the AFP news agency.

"I have called a meeting of the administrative committee, which will take action against the responsible persons."


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-17/indian-students-forced-to-remove-underpants-menstruation/11972342
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Conservatives suddenly don't care about states rights

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https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/482620-states-sue-trump-administration-at-record-pace?amp

State attorneys general have filed an unprecedented number of lawsuits against the Trump administration, as Democratic-led states exercise new levers of power to block some of President Trump's most controversial initiatives.

States have formed coalitions to file 103 multi-state suits against the administration in its first three years, according to data compiled by Paul Nolette, a political scientist at Marquette University. The vast majority of those suits, 96, have been led by Democratic attorneys general.

By contrast, states filed 78 multi-state suits in the eight years of President Obama's administration, and 76 multi-state suits during President George W. Bush's eight years in office. Democratic attorneys general sued Trump 40 times in his first year in office alone, more lawsuits than have ever been filed against an administration in a single year.

"Every time this guy breaks the law, we take him to court," said Xavier Becerra (D), California's attorney general who has led 31 suits and been party to 25 others. Joining with other states to file suit "adds strength, it certainly adds value, and it shows unity. It demonstrates that the unlawful action that the Trump administration is looking to take impacts more than just one state.
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JEWS BAN NICK FUENTES FROM YOUTUBE

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"White nationalist" Nick Fuentes’ YouTube channel banned for hate speech
>Fuentes leads Groyper Army, group of young far-right activists who want to push mainstream conservatism towards white nationalism; vows to continue broadcasting on DLive
https://www.timesofisrael.com/white-nationalist-nick-fuentes-youtube-channel-banned-for-hate-speech/
The You Tube channel of white nationalist Nick Fuentes has been banned for hate speech.

Fuentes leads the Groyper Army, a group of young far-right activists who want to push mainstream conservatism towards white nationalism. He has questioned the number of Jews who were killed in the Holocaust and believes that Israel has a malicious influence on US policy.

Fuentes revealed the news about his channel to his 86,600 Twitter followers on Saturday.

He announced that his YouTube show will continue next week on DLive, a live streaming website on blockchain.

In 2018, Fuentes said he avoids the term “white nationalist” for purely tactical reasons.

“The reason I wouldn’t call myself a white nationalist — it’s not because I don’t see the necessity for white people to have a homeland and for white people to have a country,” Fuentes said. “It’s because I think that kind of terminology is used almost exclusively by the left to defame and I think the terminology and the labels that we use — I don’t think that we can look at them outside of the context of their connotations in America.”
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Negro nrags

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https://www.foxnews.com/us/new-york-bail-reform-law-nyc-subway-thief-thanks-democrats-139th-arrest

A New York City man who’s now been arrested 139 times thanked Democrats for guaranteeing his immediate release despite repeatedly swiping hundreds of dollars from unsuspecting subway commuters since the state’s new bail reform law went into effect Jan. 1.


Charles Barry, 56, has been arrested six times since the start of this year. He’s been released each time without having to post bail under New York’s new bail reform law since his alleged offenses were nonviolent, the New York Daily News reported. In the past, Barry’s served several stints in state prison and has a lengthy record, including six felonies, 87 misdemeanors and 21 missed court hearings, the newspaper reported, citing court records.

“Bail reform, it’s lit!” Barry yelled to reporters Thursday outside the NYPD Transit District 1 headquarters in the Columbus Circle station before officers transported him to Manhattan Central Booking. “It’s the Democrats! The Democrats know me and the Republicans fear me. You can’t touch me! I can’t be stopped!”
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Woman claims man kidnapped her, forced her to watch ‘Roots’ to ‘understand her racism’

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Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots,” a 1977 TV miniseries about slavery in the United States.

Cedar Rapids newspaper The Gazette reports Robert Lee Noye, 52, was arrested Monday.

A criminal complaint stated Noye forced the victim to watch the show, which is a nine-hour historical miniseries about slavery in the U.S. through the post-Civil War era, “so she could better understand her racism.”

The complaint also stated the suspect told the victim he would “kill her and spread her body parts across Interstate 380 on the way to Chicago” if she did not sit and watch the show.

The Gazette reports Noye is charged with first-degree harassment and false imprisonment.

https://www.wave3.com/2020/02/17/woman-claims-man-kidnapped-her-forced-her-watch-roots-understand-her-racism/
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HARVARD AND YALE BUSTED WITH MILLIONS OF ILLEGAL CHINESE CASH

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>Harvard, Yale under investigation for failing to report foreign funding
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/482834-harvard-yale-under-investigation-for-failing-to-report-foreign-funding
The Education Department has launched a probe into Harvard and Yale, after it claims to have discovered that U.S. universities have failed to report billions of dollars in funding from China.

The U.S. universities were described by in Education Department documents as “multi-billion dollar, multi-national enterprises using opaque foundations, foreign campuses, and other sophisticated legal structures to generate revenue," The Wall Street Journal reports.

Officials within the department suspect the pair of Ivy League schools of soliciting money from the foreign companies and governments that are openly at odds with the U.S. government.

Education Department documents obtained by the Journal state that the money that is received by the universities "apparently does not reduce or otherwise offset American students’ tuition costs."

U.S. officials have said that China has used a variety of methods to go after American academic institutions. Last month, Harvard's Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department chairman was arrested and charged with lying in federal court about receiving millions in funding for the department while the U.S. also gave millions of dollars in funding.

Both universities reportedly received letters from the Education Department on Feb. 11, in which they were asked to turn over any and all documentation pertaining to gifts and donations received from foreign donors in countries including China, Iran, Qatar, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

If the institutions refuse to hand over the documents, the Education Department can send its request to the Justice Department to pursue either civil or criminal action.

Harvard confirmed in an email to The Hill that the university has received the notice from the government department.

The Hill has reached out Yale for comment.
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Anti-Gun “Expert” Is An Idiot

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https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/anti-gun-expert-says-how-you-hold-the-gun-makes-it-an-assault-weapon
January 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlimCLccxpQ&frags=pl%2Cwn

Anti-gun ‘expert’ says ‘how you hold the gun makes it’ an assault weapon

Pro-Second Amendment groups fighting gun control efforts in Virginia have seized on a video showing the author of a sweeping ban fumbling over defining the “assault weapons" he wants to outlaw.

In the video, Democratic Virginia Del. Mark Levine said the biggest difference between hunting rifles and “assault weapons” is “how you hold the gun.”

Speaking at a public meeting, the author of legislation to ban AR-style guns and large, bullet-holding magazines used in semi-automatic weapons also said shooters could use several fingers to pull the trigger and that deer know the sound of a bullet shot through a “silencer” better than humans.

As audience members were heard chuckling in the background, Levine said: “In terms of the differences of the guns, the heart of the difference is how you hold the gun. It makes it a semi-automatic.” He showed his trigger finger moving, and added, “Meaning you can shoot with each finger, not like a bolt-action” rifle typically used in hunting.

“Basically, the difference between guns that go like this,” he said, extending one arm long, presumably to show holding a long barrel. “These are rifles, you use them to shoot an animal, and you can shoot very precisely.”

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