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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Rogue congressional staffers took $100,000 from an Iraqi politician while they had administrator-level access to the House of Representatives' computer network, according to court documents examined by The Daily Caller News Foundation's Investigative Group.

The money was a loan from Dr. Ali al-Attar, an Iraqi political figure, and was funneled through a company with "impossible"-to-decipher financial transactions that the congressional information technology (IT) staffers controlled.

Imran Awan, ringleader of the group that includes his brothers Abid and Jamal, has provided IT services since 2005 for Florida Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman. The brothers are from Pakistan.

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Last week, The Wall Street Journal revealed that members of the intelligence community -- part of the deep state, the unseen government within the government that does not change with elections -- now have acquired so much data on everyone in America that they can selectively reveal it to reward their friends and harm their foes. Their principal foe today is the president of the United States. read more

Saturday, January 28, 2017

New commercial satellite imagery indicates North Korea has resumed operation of a reactor at its main nuclear site used to produce plutonium for its nuclear weapons programme, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.

Washington's 38 North North Korea monitoring project said previous analysis from Jan. 18 showed signs that North Korea was preparing to restart the reactor at Yongbyon, having unloaded spent fuel rods for reprocessing to produce additional plutonium for its nuclear weapons stockpile. read more

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

During the unveiling ceremony at a waxwork museum in Madrid this week, a Femen activist pushed her way through the security ropes and grabbed the crotch of a life-size Donald Trump statue. Grab patriarchy by the balls, she screamed, in reference to the leaked audio tape in which the president-elect talks of grabbing women by the pussy.

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The US Air Force just spent $387,000 making the lobby outside a three-star general's office look really nice.

The space right outside Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson's office now has new ceiling tiles, nicer chairs, and energy efficient lighting -- which came at a bargain price of $261 per square foot, nearly 2.5 times more than the going rate for commercial renovation in the Colorado Springs area, according to BuildingJournal.com.

Yes, in case you couldn't tell, that was sarcasm. read more


Correction for link in #33


"Donald Trump made his confusing remarks about immigration in Sweden at his Florida rally on Saturday"

His remark regarding "last night" may have been confusing but I have no doubt that the situation in Sweden is critical. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to come to that conclusion just knowing what they have been doing. I just read THIS article and am not surprised. I don't know what happened or didn't happen regarding a riot in Stockholm but the link below is probably right on if you have two brain cells to rub together.

"The Swedish economist Tino Sanandaji, who himself has an Iranian-Kurdish background, recently described what's happening in Sweden as 'quite disastrous'. He said: 'This is an irreversible social experiment that no wealthy state has ever attempted. There are almost no ideas or visions over how this can be solved.
'You can't combine open borders with a welfare state. If you offer generous benefits, and anyone can come and use these benefits, a very large number of people will try to do that. It's just mathematically impossible for a small country like Sweden to fund that.'"

"This week, the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven admitted that his country faced a crisis. On Thursday, it reinstated border controls, carrying out identity checks on passengers travelling by train across the strait from Denmark, and those arriving at ferry terminals in the south, to 'maintain public order'.
Concerns are growing over security, amid fears Sweden could pay a terrible price for its indiscriminate welcome of people whose identities and backgrounds have not been adequately checked."



"The congress of the united states is the origin of those rules."

All the Congress does is allocate funds to the Department of Defense which are then dedicated down the stream to units and operations. I can give you an example for how it's wasted all throughout the system. A squadron will be issued a quarterly OPTAR for aviation fuel based upon it's projected mission. When it gets close to the end of the quarter, the schedule will have many hours for "training." The aviators will spend hours doing touch-and-goes and taking "training" flights to other places to pick up cheap shrimp and lobsters, spending a weekend in New Orleans and many other flights we called "boondockers." All of it is to use up the entire OPTER allowance to prevent it being decreased.
That's just ONE small example. I've been told to order unneeded tools and equipment at the end of the quarter which are later pilfered and taken home by some people. You've probably seen cases where somebody built a complete aircraft this way. Of course that usually ends up with someone being jailed but with minor pilfering it's seldom prosecuted but it can be rampant. The money never comes back anyway
Often, higher ranking officers like this admiral will use funds the way he did and agree to pay that exorbitant price looking at a nice cushy job at retirement. Those jobs CAN be put up for bids and many times have to be. In short, there are billions stolen, wasted, and "lost" every year and it's not congress doing that. Understand, I'm not in love with congress so spare me all the vitriol.

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