Wednesday, August 23, 2017

YAF EXCLUSIVE: Conservative Student Attacked For Wearing YAF Hat At Vigil For Charlottesville

Vanguard Group is America's new landlord

The Philadelphia Inquirer

CONGRATS! Of 30 top performing elementary schools in NY, 14 are Success Academy Charter Schools in NYC!

Report: IRS Assumes All Individuals With Offshore Accounts Are Suspect of Fraudulent Activity. National Taxpayer Advocate says agency burdens taxpayers.

The Washington Free Beacon

Varying strategies emerge for countering right-wing rallies in SF, Berkeley

The San Francisco Chronicle

Illinois Gov. Rauner will sign immigration bill, aide says

The Chicago Tribune

Angry Professor Eric Alterman: How Conservatives Manipulated the Mainstream Media to Give Us President Trump

Professor Eric Alterman reports:
What’s going on here is that conservatives are winning a war that liberals, centrists and, indeed, anyone who believes that politics should be tethered to recognizable reality don’t even know they are fighting. Racism and Islamophobia from outlets like Breitbart and the lunatic ravings of Infowars’ Alex Jones — which somehow make even Breitbart appear relatively reasonable — drove the news coverage of the election even in our most prestigious outlets. Twitter and Facebook were dominated by phony stories designed to discredit Clinton, and cable news, in its ceaseless quest for ratings and the advertising dollars that follow them, reinforced these priorities, allowing Trump surrogates to lie with impunity and without correction.
Who knew conservatives could manipulate the New York Times and CNN?

Axelrod warns: Talk of removing Trump a 'very dangerous road'

The Hill

Ordinary Libertarian Fired After Antifa Tweets "Nazi!" at Employer

Self-driving cars could mean "greater productivity and better working conditions" for millions of workers

Maxine Waters scorches Trump: "Not only will we resist you, we will impeach you"

Federal judge throws out Texas' voter ID law

The Dallas News

Smashing Myths and Restoring Sound Money | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

California’s Top Judge Tells ICE To Leave Courthouses As State Readies Sanctuary Law

The Daily Caller

School health clinics are growing in number in St. Louis region

St. Louis Today

Trudeau Cracks Down on Illegal Immigration

White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon

FBI File : JFK Worried Nancy Pelosi's Father Was Tied In With The Mob.

Friend of Ours reports:
Nancy Pelosi's father Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. allegedly was a "constant companion" of notorious mobster Benjamin "Benny Trotta" Magliano and other underworld figures during his political years in Baltimore, MD. D'Alesandro was a Congressman for five terms from 1938 to 1947, and Baltimore mayor for three terms from 1947 to 1959. Magliano was identified by the FBI as one of Baltimore's "top hoodlums," and he widely was acknowledged as the representative for New York's Frankie Carbo who made his bones with Murder, Inc. and later became a made guy in the Lucchese family. The allegations are included in D'Alesandro's recently-released FBI files which Friends of Ours has obtained pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.

In 1947 the FBI investigated Magliano for securing a draft exemption from Selective Service for himself and prize fighters he controlled by falsely representing they had essential employment at American Ship Cleaning Company which was operated by John Cataneo. In fact, Magliano and his boxers had no such employment, and they were convicted with Cataneo in federal court for their unpatriotic draft-dodging scam. Peter Galiano, one of the convicted boxers, told the FBI in January 1947 that "Thomas D'Alesandro was a constant companion of John Cataneo; Benjamin Magliano . . . and [redacted]"
There's more:
Meanwhile, the allegations against D'Alesandro continued to pile up. Finally, in January 1961 President John F. Kennedy requested the G-men to address "allegations of D'Alesando's involvement with Baltimore hoodlums; with favoritism in awarding city contracts; [and] protection for political contributors and the prosecution of local cases." President Kennedy wanted to appoint D'Alesandro to the United States Renegotiation Board which was a government watchdog against profit gouging by defense contractors. A February 6, 1961 memo from Hoover to the Baltimore and Washington Field Offices cautiously advises: "The White House has requested that we proceed with a special inquiry investigation but that if substantial derogatory information were developed, we should report this and discontinue any further inquiries because substantiation of any of the allegations would eliminate D'Alesandro."
Much more:
D'Alesandro also was accused by highly-credible police officers of providing protection to Baltimore hoodlums. For example, "in 1945, Captain JOHN R. ROLLMAN, Western District, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland, furnished information to the Baltimore Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning one CHARLES F. CAMMARATA, who until a short time previously had operated a tavern at 641 West Baltimore Street." According to Captain Rollman "CAMMARATA had gotten away with all sorts of criminal activities in the Western District due to the protection of Maryland United States Representative THOMAS D'ALESANDRO," and "CAMMARATA was alleged to be gambling in various crap and card games in Baltimore." Once again, the FBI never did anything about these allegations at the time they were made, and in 1961 when the G-men finally got around to taking a look into them Captain Rollman since had died and "CAMMARATA's current whereabouts are unknown." A March 15, 1961 FBI memo reports that Cammarata may have been last seen in Havana, Cuba in the mid-1950s where he allegedly "had some connection with Clark's Tropicana Night Club," and may now be residing in Miami, FL where he "reportedly owned apartment houses"; however, perhaps content to let sleeping dogs lie, the FBI never followed up on these tips in an attempt to reach Cammarata about the alleged protection he received from D'Alesandro while operating in Baltimore in the 1940s.

Another serious allegation against D'Alesandro was that he had received kickbacks from building developer Dominic Piracci on city contracts. Piracci's account ledger included several payments totaling $11,000 to D'Alesandro which he later erased to keep the information from investigators. The developer later explained that the payments were legitimate loans to Mrs. D'Alesandro to finance her cosmetics business which since had been fully repaid, and he doctored the documents only "to save" the D'Alesandro family "from embarrassment and from further trouble" given a criminal investigation into his business practices. In April 1954 Piracci "was found guilty of conspiracy to defraud the city of $42,996 in connection with the construction of an off-street parking garage in Baltimore," and also found guilty for "obstruction of justice in that he submitted to a Baltimore City Grand Jury a 'completely phony' ledger to conceal $35,000 in weekly payments to the Peoples Holding Corporation" whose officers "were also charged with conspiracy to defraud Baltimore City in an off-street parking garage contract." Mrs. D'Alesandro testified on Piracci's behalf at his criminal trial, and although she insisted the "loans" from Piracci were repaid there was no documentary evidence to corroborate that testimony. The supposed repayments were made in cash rather than by check. Mrs. D'Alesandro's testimony may have saved her husband's sorry ass from criminal liability but could not save his then-bid to become Maryland's governor. The D'Alesandro's son Thomas III later married Piracci's daughter Margaret.
Here's part 1 of Nancy Pelosi's father's FBI file and here's part 2.

Math is 'unjust and grounded in discrimination,' educators moan

Campus Reform

REVEALED: Nancy Pelosi’s Father Dedicated Confederate Statues to Robert E. Lee & ‘Stonewall’ Jackson (VIDEO)

The Gateway Pundit

Exxon says Harvard researchers were digging for money, not truth, after latest climate change report

Flashback: Democrat Party Operative, With TV Show At MSNBC, Joy Reid Shows How Great She Is At Making Predictions

She's an expert. She's so good at her job she predicted Hillary winning with 340 electoral votes. She's Joy "340" Reid and she tries so hard. The proud moments of MSNBC.

Woman Who Destroyed Durham Confederate Statue Is A Pro-North Korea Marxist

Millennials are spending big on trendy places to sweat

The L.A. Times reports:
Boutique fitness studios have become the only growth segment in an otherwise stagnant gym industry, according to separate research reports from the Assn. of Fitness Studios, fitness technology firm Netpulse and financial services firm Stephens.

“When it comes to the younger generation, consumer items like car and home purchases are at an all-time low,” said Greg Skloot, vice president for growth at Netpulse, a San Francisco company that creates mobile apps for health clubs.

“They don’t want an annual gym membership commitment and a contract,” said Skloot, who co-wrote a recent report on fitness industry changes titled “The Club of 2020.” “They want to be able to make physical fitness choices on demand, and they are willing to pay for it.”
Fitness news.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban considering 2020 presidential run

Sporting News

Astonishing infographic showing historic gridlock and obstruction of @POTUS @realDonaldTrump judicial nominees.

George Foreman Blasts Colin Kaepernick And Kevin Durant For Lack Of Patriotism

MO Lt. Governor Calls for Special Session to Remove Democrat Chappelle Nadal from Office

President Trump : If Republican Senate doesn't get rid of the Filibuster Rule & go to a simple majority, which the Dems would do, they are just wasting time!

Stossel: Private School Success Around the World

Don Lemon Meltdown After Trump Phoenix Rally Last Night

Did You Know Social Security Is Just Another Welfare Program That Can Be Changed At Any Time?


Missouri senator who urged Trump assassination booted from committees

Fox News reports:
Sorry might not cut it for the Missouri lawmaker who called for President Trump’s assassination.

Missouri Senate leaders announced Tuesday that Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has been stripped of her committee assignments, just two days after she tried to calm the controversy with a public apology.

Meanwhile, the state’s Republican lieutenant governor, Mike Parson, on Tuesday called for the Senate to go into special session to expel Chappelle-Nadal from the body.

“I do not make this request of you lightly, but you and I know it is the right course of action to take for the people of Missouri,” Parson wrote in a letter to members of the Missouri Senate.
Missouri in the news.

Student seduced by teacher at ‘Horndog High’ awarded $750K

The New York Post

Trump says his border wall WILL be built even 'if we have to close down our government' as pressure builds in Congress to provide funding

The Daily Mail reports:
President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday night that he might shut down the federal government unless Congress provides funding for his promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

'Now the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it,' the president said during a rally speech in Phoenix, Arizona.

'But believe me: If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall.'

Trump also accused congressional Democrats of putting American security at risk for not supporting the proposal, which was one of his marquee campaign pledges.

'We are building a wall on the southern border, which is absolutely necessary,' he said.

'Let me be very clear to Democrats in Congress who oppose a border wall and stand in the way of border security,' Trump continued: 'You are putting all of Americans' safety at risk.'
Will the wall be built?

Dakota Access Pipeline developer sues Greenpeace over ‘eco-terrorist’ campaign

Hot Air

Clinton Calls Trump a ‘Creep’ for Debate Behavior in Election Memoir

The Washington Free Beacon

"I apologize for my post on social media," Louise Linton said in a statement

Illinoisans getting Foxconn jobs? Not likely, Scott Walker aide says

ESPN: We Regret.....

DOXXED! – List Of Every Single Antifa Member Released By 8chan

Breaking: Trump Threatens Government Shutdown

Acting Homeland Security chief: Yuma, Arizona shows that "border walls work"

Frustrated by lack of progress on #diversity, some law firms are going #backtoschool

Antifa Mistake Fellow Protester for a Nazi. Beat the Crap Out of Him

FBI Suspects Members of Congress Leaked Grand Jury Indictment to the Awans; DOJ Officials Possibly Implicated Too

Trump supporters in Phoenix blocked from leaving rally before being assaulted by left-wing rioters

PJ O'Rourke, MSNBC Conservative: Trump Will Go to Arizona Rally in KKK Bed Sheet

Trump Attacks Media

Black Trump supporter repeatedly punched in the face outside Trump event.

Why You've Never Heard of the Great Depression of 1920 | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Federal judge says Arizona's ban on Mexican American studies is racially discriminatory

The L.A. Times reports:
A federal judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that the state’s controversial ban on ethnic studies was motivated by racial discrimination.

The decision from Judge A. Wallace Tashima, a federal appeals court judge sitting in the district court in Arizona, came in a lawsuit brought by students against the state's top education official. It is a major blow to a state law that resulted in the closure of a Mexican American studies program in Tucson.

Proponents of the program have argued that the 2010 law, which in part banned courses designed primarily for students of a particular ethnic group, was effectively racist and targeted Mexican Americans and other minority groups.

Tucson dropped its Mexican American studies program in 2012 under threat of losing state funding.

“Both enactment and enforcement were motivated by racial animus,” Tashima wrote in his decision Tuesday. He said that the law violated the equal protection clause of the Constitution by discriminating against Latinos. He also said the law violated students’ 1st Amendment “right to receive information and ideas.”

Arizona’s law in general banned classes promoting “resentment toward a race or class of people.”

It was all the more controversial because it was passed the same year the state passed the widely protested SB 1070 law, which required police to determine the immigration status of someone arrested or detained when there was “reasonable suspicion” they were not in the U.S. legally.

In his decision, Tashima railed against former Arizona state superintendents of public instruction who pushed to pass the ban, John Huppenthal and Tom Horne.
A left-wing judge decides he doesn't like Arizona voters. No wonder why many people don't vote. The ever expanding 14th amendment gets used again by an un-elected federal judge.

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