Friday, November 23, 2018

France says that it has imposed sanctions, including travel bans, on 18 Saudi citizens linked to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and says more could follow depending on results of an investigation, according to Reuters

“Let’s be clear, this is no “witch hunt,” as the president has falsely tried to claim. This is a methodical, professional, unbiased criminal investigation.” —Senator @MarkWarner on the Mueller Investigation

Jamal Khashoggi's daughters write for The Post: We promise his light will never fade.

Aetna, Pfizer, and AT&T just joined multiple companies in pulling their support for Cindy Hyde-Smith. Watch our new ad about how Hyde-Smith would a disaster for Mississippi's economy.

Cindy Hyde-Smith is WRONG for Mississippi.

Facebook’s P.R. oppo shop Defamers (ooops I mean Definers) made a fake presidential campaign for Tim Cook to harm Apple in Trump’s eyes for client Qualcomm…and other diabolical tricks emerging from Silicon Valley’s embrace of the dirty influence business

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects request to testify in front of seven countries’ lawmakers — but a lower-level official will appear

Murdochs’ Fox will pay $7M over this yr and next to Trump’s White House Comms director and deputy chief of staff - Ex Fox News pres Bill Shine. (He left Fox 1.5 yrs ago.) Naturally, disclosed over holiday weekend.

Denmark suspending weapons exports to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

Analysis: Trump’s assessment of himself (based on his Thanksgiving message) is quite different from how Americans feel about him

Trump administration's first report on climate change impacts on U.S. sees damages ‘intensifying across the country’

The Ecuadorian government has removed its ambassador to the UK, sparking speculation over Julian Assange's future at the diplomatic mission there

#BREAKING: The New York State Supreme Court just denied the motion to dismiss our lawsuit against the Trump Foundation and its directors: @realDonaldTrump, Donald J. Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump.

JUST IN: Michael Hayden, a former director of the CIA and National Security Agency, suffered a stroke earlier this week, his family said

“...Corsi said he had spoken to prosecutors for 40 hours and feared that he could spend much of the remainder of his life in prison.” He feared right. Yet another one who’s come to the painful realization that #MuellerKnowsEverything...

U.S. natural disasters are worsening and their impacts are intensifying due to climate change, a federal report finds

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to immediately take up transgender military ban

Former FBI Director Comey resists closed-door Congress interview: "Let's have a hearing and invite everyone to see."

A massive federal climate change report that was due next month is out today. It warns of devastating health and economic costs to the US

Bet you didn’t know that ForAmerica was pitched a “psychographic behavioral microtargeting” platform by Cambridge Analytica in 2014, presumably using stolen Facebook profiles, according to documents supplied by whistleblowers to UK parliament

Stone associate Jerome Corsi is in plea negotiations with special counsel, according to a person with knowledge of the talks

Jared Kushner made a secret visit to Saudi Arabia last week

REMINDER: Based on Cold War intelligence files, KGB & Friends seem to have placed an elite deep-cover Illegal spy (think @TheAmericansFX) close to Donald Trump almost 40 years ago. What's up with that? Seems important. Mueller may want to ask....

MI6 chiefs are secretly battling Trump to stop him publishing classified info linked to the Russia probe.

Today's Washpost editorial explains why Trump's obeisance to Saudi Arabia is not just a misjudgment based on falsehoods; it reflects a view of the world that will do enormous damage to America's real interests.

Per pool, Trump has arrived at Trump International Golf Club in FL. This is Trump's 164th day at a Trump golf club and 216th day at a Trump property as president.

The federal government will release a major climate change report – Volume II of the National Climate Assessment – on #BlackFriday, typically one of the slowest news days of the year.

Lennys Molina, a Puerto Rican woman, went out to eat in Phoenix & asked a white woman if she would mind that she sat next to her. That’s when this racist woman told her that she preferred whites & that she “would be wiped out.”


BREAKING: All 49 Senate Democrats are now opposed to the Thomas Farr nomination. With Senator Flake opposed, we need one more Republican to defeat this nominee.

Little Known Fact: Shares of Stock can be forfeited to the government upon RICO conviction. Zuck owns about $70B in FB shares.

"Papadopoulos’ counter-narratives underscore how easy it is to bring misinformation, disinformation, conspiracy theory into the public sphere"

Judge in Mueller Case Upholds Legal Theory that Makes Collusion a Crime

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the census citizenship case. Here’s why that matters.

One of these is not like the other

My son has had 3 active shooter drills at school since August. He's in kindergarten.

One person conspicuously missing from today’s Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago: Jared Kushner

Ohhhh...Putin & his oligarchs are NOT going to be happy about this...yet tickle my toes I find myself marveling in the exhalation that SALGUERO wasn’t missing, he was cooperating: FOR THREE YEARS

Judge Jeanine Ghosted on Old Campaign Debt and Ignored Feds’ Demands for Financial Records

This is a blatant lie! No evidence whatsoever to support this claim. The man is a pathetic racist, and a would be dictator if he could con enough fools into believing his nonsense. But his alarmism show is getting old, for he cries wolf too often.

Cindy Hyde-Smith has embraced Confederate history more than once. My dive into her long political career and how it impacts her US Senate bid

Most of the donors to a dark money group tied to Mitch McConnell, which could include special interests with business before the Senate, remain secret except to the operatives behind the group and, perhaps, the politicians who help it raise money

I’m confident you don’t have to be Albert Einstein to know you don’t need to hold the receiver when it’s on speakerphone

We are Mad Dog. We are committed to ending Fascism in America. This is #RatTruck at Saudi Embassy. Join us.

Flip a few bucks for rat truck gas if you some swag too.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects request to testify in front of seven countries’ lawmakers — but a lower-level official will appear

Trump’s acting attorney general incorrectly says New York City bomber had help

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has begun his first tour abroad since facing international pressure over the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

So you want to go shopping...

National Enquirer editor writing book about ‘Trump and his women’

"Bonesaws & Friends"

A delegation of US evangelicals met with the Saudi Crown Prince. Michele Bachmann and her delegation are soliciting prayers for the Crown Prince who recently had a journalist tortured,murdered and dissolved in acid.

What committee deals with violations of the Emoluments clause?

I have to wonder if @ChuckGrassley will eventually regret attacking the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on Twitter.

Asia’s largest buyer of Iranian oil is said to have resumed purchases from the Persian Gulf state following a one-month hiatus

It's Black Friday! Stay home! Make some covfefe. Let your fingers do the shopping at All Cyber Weekend long get free shipping on orders of $100 or more. Thru Monday midnight. Fight Fascisn. Stop Trump.

Sandra Parks: Anti-gun student, 13, killed by stray bullet

Donald Trump Just Invented Another 100,000 Deleted Hillary Clinton Emails to Defend Ivanka Trump

“A country that can’t be trusted with a bone saw shouldn’t be trusted with nuclear weapons.”

Cindy Hyde-Smith has embraced Confederate history more than once in her political career

Two Years Taking It's Toll

Here's how Trump's trade war could reshape Black Friday

WHAT A brilliant Video on Trump LIES

Hillary Clinton says Europe must deal more decisively with the issue of immigration, or face an ever-stronger right-wing populist movement.

US asks allies to shun Huawei equipment over espionage fears

Grateful for everyone who welcomed us into their lives over the past two years. Everyone who bridged the divisions to unite as Texans, as Americans, as human beings. Everyone still committed to, still working towards, still fighting for a more perfect union. Happy Thanksgiving

Three suicide attackers storm Chinese consulate in Pakistan, insurgent group says

A Swedish air-conditioning firm is opening a plant in Mexico in response to Trump's trade war

Chief Justice Roberts Rebukes Trump. It’s a Warning Shot About Mueller.

Experts lament underfunding of EU task force countering Russian disinformation

Comey lawyer: "Mr. Comey embraces and welcomes a hearing open to the public, but the subpoena issued yesterday represents an abuse of process, a divergence from House rules and its presumption of transparency. Accordingly, Mr. Comey will resist in Court this abuse of process."

Finland Suspends Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia, UAE over Conflict in Yemen

Member of white supremacist group pleads guilty to assaults at 2017 rally in Huntington Beach, California

Harvard student becomes first DACA recipient to be awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Thanking the troops.

The UAE says it is considering a clemency plea for Matthew Hedges, the British PhD student who was given a life sentence for spying

Senate's Russia Probe to Extend Deep Into 2019, Chairman Says

This is what Thanksgiving looks like for many of our deployed troops. I took this picture in Afghanistan. We didn’t have an outpost or dining facility to go to. We didn’t even have tables and chairs. A Chinook flew in the food and Soldiers loaded it on the trailer in the cold.

DHS and Kirstjen Nielsen violated the law by failing to create records linking immigrant children to their parents, according to a lawsuit filed by CREW

Nation Seated for Thanksgiving Dinner Next to Crazy Uncle

Federal authorities have accused a former Justice Department official and two others of taking part in a conspiracy tied to tens of millions of dollars in foreign money. However, details about the case remain secret.

The Secret Service needs to rent as many as 84 golf carts for president Donald Trump’s upcoming stays at four of his Florida properties, according to federal acquisitions data.

Statistics tell us how women are faring around the world. They also hide some important realities

Classic mob tactic: blame the police for "causing distress" when...had she not been working FOR A MOB COMPANY that does MOB THINGS, she never would have been questioned. Leviev diamond company urges AG to probe police role in employee’s suicide

Turkey says Trump comments on Khashoggi show he will turn blind eye to killing

Donald Trump says he's most thankful for himself on Thanksgiving

Fox to launch streaming service with Saudi media group

Bracing from @johnfkirby63 about Trumps’s sorry political talk to troops: “Let me be blunt. The United States military is not a voting bloc. It's not a MAGA rally crowd. It's not a plaything, and it's most certainly not an arm of the Republican Party.”