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Hometown: Washington state, for half my life
Home country: USA
Current location: Sw corner of Ala. for the rest of my life
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Happily retired and now enjoy being the "Queen of Everything" in our house in the woods. (Mr. Dixie is the Prince of What's Left) but................ Golden Retrievers RULE!!!

Journal Archives

Separated at birth?????

Ivanka Trump, Shifting Plans, Will Become a Federal Employee


Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of President Trump, is becoming an official government employee, joining her husband in serving as an unpaid adviser to her father in the White House.

Ms. Trump already has an office in the West Wing, and she said last week that she would serve as an informal adviser to her father. But that plan prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to avoid some rules and disclosures.

“I have heard the concerns some have with my advising the president in my personal capacity while voluntarily complying with all ethics rules, and I will instead serve as an unpaid employee in the White House office, subject to all of the same rules as other federal employees,” Ms. Trump said in a statement on Wednesday.

The only good thing is she will now be accountable via Fed. regs.

but will she divest?????
probably not.
Jared has not.
Trump has not.

Opera browser sold to a Chinese consortium for $600 million

After a $1.2 billion deal fell through, Opera has sold most of itself to a Chinese consortium for $600 million. The buyers, led by search and security firm Qihoo 360, are purchasing Opera's browser business, its privacy and performance apps, its tech licensing and, most importantly, its name. The Norwegian company will keep its consumer division, including Opera Apps & Games and Opera TV. The consumer arm has 560 workers, but the company hasn't said what will happen to its other 1,109 employees.

Opera has some privacy features built in, but not sure how trustworthy the new buyers are.

Senate Intel joint press conference with Burr and Warner on NOW..

I am linked to Cspan site, says they are waiting to begin...

The evidence is now clear that the WH and Nunes worked together to halt the Russia investigation:

The evidence is now clear that the White House and Devin Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, have worked together to halt what was previously billed as a sweeping investigation of Russian interference in last year’s election. “We’ve been frozen,” Jim Himes, a Democratic representative from Connecticut who is a member of the Committee, said.

The freeze started after last Monday’s hearing, where James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, revealed that the F.B.I. has been investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia since last July. Comey also said that there was no evidence to support Trump’s tweets about being wiretapped.

Today, the House panel was scheduled to hear from three top officials who had served under the Obama Administration: Sally Yates, the former Deputy Attorney General, who briefly served as acting Attorney General, before being fired by President Trump; John Brennan, the former head of the C.I.A.; and James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence. But last week Nunes cancelled today’s hearing.

“The Monday hearing last week was, I’m sure, not to the White House’s liking,” said Himes. “Since Monday, I’m sorry to say, the chairman has ceased to be the chairman of an investigative committee and has been running interference for the Trump White House, canceling hearings.”

Happily, the MSM now has many pieces of the complicated story, whereas only a couple of weeks ago most of the story was being pushed by independent journalists on social media.

The REAL reason Republicans are against immigrants revealed at MarLego this weekend


Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

The White House Counsel’s Office was informed this month that the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, wanted to question Mr. Kushner about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, according to the government officials. The meetings, which took place during the transition, included a previously unreported sit-down with the head of Russia’s state-owned development bank.

Until now, the White House had acknowledged only an early December meeting between Mr. Kislyak and Mr. Kushner, which occurred at Trump Tower and was also attended by Michael T. Flynn, who would briefly serve as the national security adviser.

Later that month, though, Mr. Kislyak requested a second meeting, which Mr. Kushner asked a deputy to attend in his stead, officials said. At Mr. Kislyak’s request, Mr. Kushner later met with Sergey N. Gorkov, the chief of Vnesheconombank, which the United States placed on its sanctions list after President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia annexed Crimea and began meddling in Ukraine.

Here is full transcript of Comey at House Intell. hearing

I'm gonna save a copy, 'cause, you know.......


Here's why THIS is so important: "Democrats step up calls that Russian hack was act of war"

The legal definition of treason is

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.

U.S. Constitution - Article 3 Section 3
codified via 18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason

You thought they could not double down on FAIL after the bill died? Trust me---they did.

This is why I am starting to believe there is a goddess.

In order to get the Teabagger's vote on the bill, GOP promised to pay for and run a political add in each of their districts.
Same ad, just changed the name of the Congress member of each district, bragging how the member was responsible for the passage of Trumpcare and how good it would be for people.


They forgot to pull the ad after the bill failed!!!
So this is what teabagger/Frredumb Carcase supporters saw thru the smoke of the bill disaster.

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