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Levin: 30-Year History of Democrat Tactics to Destroy Judicial Nominees [Video]

Posted by FactReal on September 24, 2018

On yesterday’s special edition of “Life, Liberty & Levin,” Mark Levin presented videos and internal memos showing the tactics Democrats have used in the last 30 years to destroy the judicial confirmation process and Republican nominees, (i.e., Robert Bork, Clarence Thomas, Miguel Estrada, and now, Brett Kavanaugh).

On a memo dated November 7, 2001, Democrats talked about strategies to target and stop judicial nominees. They also described Miguel Estrada “as especially dangerous” because “he is Latino and the [Bush] White House seems to be grooming him for a Supreme Court appointment.”

Levin also explained how Democrats change the rules to advance their left-wing agenda and use smearing campaigns to destroy nominees they don’t like.

Why all these destructive tactics by Democrats? Because the Left wants to secure their power.

Here are the first 14 minutes of today’s program:

FoxNews highlights:

[Levin] said Democrats for decades have attempted to stack state courts and the Supreme Court with “progressive statists,” because they believe in the centralization of government and they want issues nationalized.

“They can talk about people all they want, they can talk about women all they want, they can talk about ‘all white men’ all they want,” Levin said. “What they really want is power and to maintain their power.”

Mark also examined the Brett Kavanaugh case.

NOTES TO PONDER:
On the accusations against Kavanaugh, we ask:

– What happened to: “Presumed innocent until proven guilty”?
– What happened to: “The burden of proving the defendant’s guilt is on the prosecution/the accuser’s team”?
– How do you prove a negative? (How can Kavanaugh prove he didn’t do what he is being accused of?
– Should people be able to destroy someone without providing evidence?

SOURCES:
Mark Levin show – Facebook
FoxNews Insider: Mark Levin: ‘Democrats Have Hijacked the Judicial Confirmation Process’
#http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/09/23/life-liberty-levin-mark-levin-says-democrats-have-hijacked-kavanaugh-confirmation-process

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LIST: Bob Woodward was Attacked by the Left, Remember?

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2018

When Woodward wandered off of the Democratic plantation, the left-leaning media attacked him with quotes like these:

“The latest in a long string of questionable journalistic episodes.”

“It reveals a grotesquely swollen ego fed by 40 years of hero worship.”

“Bob Woodward’s plunge into sheer hackery.”

“Why does Bob Woodward get to lie and still be Bob Woodward?”

“As an analyst, Woodward is a particular kind of awful.”

“He’s the dumb blonde of American journalism.”

“Woodward, despite filing one dubious story after another, retains his position as an eminence grise of DC reporters.”

“It is relentlessly biased against the president.”

“Illuminates his role as an Establishment cipher.”

The Left attacked Woodward because his book about Bush wasn’t destructive enough. Or because Woodward’s writings did not apotheosize Obama enough.

But now, the Left want Trump to keep silent about Woodward’s Trump book.

Continue reading:
https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/bob-woodward-trump-book-media-bias/

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Evelyn Farkas to Obama: Release FBI Info on Trump Dossier (Op-Ed on 1/12/2017)

Posted by FactReal on April 4, 2017

EvelynFarkasSpyNovelTrumpPutinDays before Trump took oath, Evelyn Farkas (Obama’s infamous official) wrote an op-ed in Newsweek urging then-President Obama “to share with the public the information the FBI has to date” on the discredited Trump Dirty Dossier.

HIGHLIGHTS OF FARKAS’ OP-ED:
Besides asking Obama to release FBI intel on Trump:
– Farkas encouraged “journalists and the world” not to dismiss the discredited, salacious Trump dossier published by BuzzFeed.

The Trump dossier is full of uncorroborated allegations. Evelyn Farkas acknowledged that, but at the same time she didn’t want people to dismiss it:

“Whether the information is partly true, all true, partly false or all false, the dossier, compiled by a former British intelligence officer as part of opposition political research on Donald Trump, cannot simply be dismissed.”

– Since Trump team had not disavowed the dossier, Farkas jumped to the conclusion that “[t]heir silence, for now, could indicate there is something to it.”

– She also wanted Trump “to explain the full extent of his ties with the Kremlin and influential Russians” based on the dossier.

– Farkas revealed that reporters had been using the fake dossier since last summer:

“Leaving aside the most salacious parts of the report on Trump, since the summer reporters have been writing about and investigating links between Trump’s staff, the Kremlin and Russia’s sharing of hacked American documents with WikiLeaks. They are seeking to find the truth on behalf of the rest of us.”

Yes, we want the TRUTH. If we want fiction, we rather read a spy novel.

It seems the discredited, fictional Trump dossier has become the springboard for liberals to do their fishing expedition against the Trump team. Where is the evidence? Insinuations, conjectures and wishful thinking are not evidence.

PARTS OF FARKAS’ OP-ED:

DOES PUTIN HAVE SOMETHING ON TRUMP? OBAMA SHOULD TELL US
BY EVELYN FARKAS ON 1/12/17 AT 4:43 PM

The mainstream press is correct to be cautious about the private sector opposition campaign research dossier posted on the internet by BuzzFeed.

However, journalists and the world should not dismiss it entirely of hand. There are some things in it that are plausible — the internal Kremlin debate about their intelligence operation, why Putin’s chief of staff was suddenly fired and other items that ring true to those of us who have read intelligence reports on Russia.

[…]

They [Trump’s staff people] have resorted to claiming that since the Russian operation has had no proven effect on the actual vote tally, we should move along, leaving aside the fact that the information from the hacks did contribute to the presidential campaign debates and political environment.

The U.S. intelligence officials—no jokers—decided that the matter was serious enough to warn Trump. Whether the information is partly true, all true, partly false or all false, the dossier, compiled by a former British intelligence officer as part of opposition political research on Donald Trump, cannot simply be dismissed. Indeed, it seems unlikely that is was entirely fabricated, because the intelligence community chose to forward it to Donald Trump and we haven’t heard a disavowal of it from them.

Their silence, for now, could indicate there is something to it.

Leaving aside the most salacious parts of the report on Trump, since the summer reporters have been writing about and investigating links between Trump’s staff, the Kremlin and Russia’s sharing of hacked American documents with WikiLeaks. They are seeking to find the truth on behalf of the rest of us.

So, I will repeat what I have written elsewhere: We need President Obama to share with the public the information the FBI has to date on this issue, and we need President-elect Trump to explain the full extent of his ties with the Kremlin and influential Russians.

SOURCE:
#http://www.newsweek.com/does-putin-have-something-trump-we-need-know-obama-should-tell-us-542047

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2016 Evelyn Farkas: Trump and Putin – Two Liars Separated at Birth
2016 Evelyn Farkas wrote: Intel Agencies Must Release Trump Info before Inauguration
Evelyn Farkas, Obama’s Official, Urged Others to Collect Intel on Trump (video)

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Flashback: Susan Rice on 5 Sunday Shows Blaming Benghazi Attack on a YouTube Video

Posted by FactReal on April 3, 2017

Susan Rice, then Obama’s Ambassador to the United Nations, went on five separate Sunday television news shows on September 16, 2012, and falsely claimed that the Islamic Benghazi attack was not pre-planned but a “spontaneous” reaction to a Mohammed YouTube video, which at the time was mostly obscure and unwatched.

On September 11, 2012, Islamic terrorists attacked the American compound in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans were killed, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.

After the attack, Susan Rice and the Obama administration went out of their way to give the Islamic terrorists an excuse for the attack. The pretext: an obscure, low-budget YouTube video about Mohammed.

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9/16/2012 TRANSCRIPTS & VIDEO LINKS:
Here is Susan Rice on 5 Sunday TV shows blaming the obscure YouTube video for the Islamic attack on our consulate in Benghazi.
‘Fox News Sunday’ with Chris Wallace

WALLACE: Joining us now our ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice. Ambassador, welcome back to “Fox News Sunday.”

AMB. SUSAN RICE, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS: Thank you.

WALLACE: This week, there have been anti-American protests in two dozen countries across the Islamic world. The White House says it has nothing to do with the president’s policies.

Let’s watch.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

JAY CARNEY, WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY: This is not a case of protests directed at the United States writ large or at U.S. policy. This is in response to a video that is offensive.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

WALLACE: You don’t really believe that?

RICE: Chris, absolutely I believe that. In fact, it is the case. We had the evolution of the Arab spring over the last many months. But what sparked the recent violence was the airing on the Internet of a very hateful very offensive video that has offended many people around the world.

[…]

RICE: …Obviously, the last couple of days have been some what better. But we are vigilant and we are of the view that is not an expression of hospitality in the broadest sense towards the United States or U.S. policy. It’s approximately a reaction to this video and it’s a hateful video that had nothing to do with the United States and which we find disgusting and reprehensible.

CBS’s Sunday Show ‘Face the Nation’ with Bob Schieffer

SUSAN RICE: …So we’ll want to see the results of that investigation to draw any definitive conclusions. But based on the best information we have to date, what our assessment is as of the present is in fact what began spontaneously in Benghazi as a reaction to what had transpired some hours earlier in Cairo where, of course, as you know, there was a violent protest outside of our embassy–

BOB SCHIEFFER: Mm-Hm.

SUSAN RICE: –sparked by this hateful video. But soon after that spontaneous protest began outside of our consulate in Benghazi …

ABC’s ‘This Week’ with Jake Tapper

RICE: Well, Jake, first of all, it’s important to know that there’s an FBI investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. That will tell us with certainty what transpired.

But our current best assessment, based on the information that we have at present, is that, in fact, what this began as, it was a spontaneous — not a premeditated — response to what had transpired in Cairo. In Cairo, as you know, a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated.

[…]

RICE: It’s actually the opposite. First of all, let’s be clear about what transpired here. What happened this week in Cairo, in Benghazi, in many other parts of the region…

TAPPER: Tunisia, Khartoum…

RICE: … was a result — a direct result of a heinous and offensive video that was widely disseminated, that the U.S. government had nothing to do with, which we have made clear is reprehensible and disgusting. We have also been very clear in saying that there is no excuse for violence, there is — that we have condemned it in the strongest possible terms.

NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ with David Gregory

MS. RICE: Well, David, we can’t predict with any certainty. But let’s remember what has transpired over the last several days. This is a response to a hateful and offensive video that was widely disseminated throughout the Arab and Muslim world. Obviously, our view is that there is absolutely no excuse for violence and that– what has happened is condemnable, but this is a– a spontaneous reaction to a video

CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ with Candy Crowley

RICE: Well, Candy, first of all, let’s recall what has happened in the last several days. There was a hateful video that was disseminated on the internet. It had nothing to do with the United States government and it’s one that we find disgusting and reprehensible. It’s been offensive to many, many people around the world.

That sparked violence in various parts of the world, including violence directed against western facilities including our embassies and consulates. That violence is absolutely unacceptable, it’s not a response that one can ever condone when it comes to such a video. And we have been working very closely and, indeed, effectively with the governments in the region and around the world to secure our personnel, secure our embassy, condemn the violent response to this video.

SUSAN RICE: NO REGRETS
Of course, Susan Rice has no regrets for lying to America on Benghazi:

THE VIDEO-MAKER NOW HOMELESS:
Blamed for Benghazi: Filmmaker jailed after attack now lives in poverty, fear

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the Coptic Christian whose short video “The Innocence of Muslims” was initially faulted for sparking the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack at U.S. diplomatic compounds in Libya, is now living in a homeless shelter run by First Southern Baptist Church in Buena Park, Calif. He has served time in prison, been shamed publicly by the White House and threatened with death.

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2016 Evelyn Farkas wrote: Intel Agencies Must Release Trump Info before Inauguration

Posted by FactReal on April 2, 2017

In December 2016, Evelyn Farkas, Obama’s Pentagon expert on Russia, wrote an article for Politico urging the intelligence community to release more information on the alleged Trump-Russia connection before Trump’s Inauguration.

This is the same Evelyn Farkas, who confessed March 2 on MSNBC how she and others collected and disseminated intelligence on Trump’s team.

HIGHLIGHTS OF FARKAS’ ARTICLE:
– “Before the president-elect takes the oath, the American people deserve to know what the intelligence community knows about his business history and entanglements with Russians and Russia,” Farkas wrote.
– “The information needs to be made public,” she urged the intel agencies, “before January 20,” because the “American public doesn’t have access to the data the intelligence community — all 16 agencies combined — have on the Russian government, its banks and oligarchs, and their relationships with Trump’s campaign, his business ventures, and the president-elect himself.”
– She claimed that the Trump team “would be motivated to eliminate means of collection and analysis.”
– “The intelligence community and policy officials should also begin disclosing what they know about whether Trump’s associates have been in contact with Russian officials, and what they’ve been discussing,” Farkas wrote.
– Farkas included of a list of questions as a roadmap of what the intelligence community had to release before Trump took oath:
— What we don’t know is how much Russian money is involved, and what Russian money.
— How did Trump get out of debt?
— To whom does he owe money?
— Who provides the collateral for his loans?
— Is he beholden to Russian oligarchs and banks who are under the thumb of the Kremlin and Russian security services?
— What did Russia do to interfere in U.S. elections?
— Did any American citizens collude with Russia to assist in the Kremlin’s efforts to interfere in elections? If so how, and were Trump associates, or Trump himself, aware?
— Have Russians given or loaned Trump and/or his businesses money, or provided collateral or other financial assistance to him?

COINCIDENCE? The media published these articles afterwards:
1/10/2017, CNN/Buzzfeed: Released a 35-page “dossier” full of unsubstantiated dirt on Trump (which Al Franken used the same day against Jeff Session during his confirmation hearing.
1/11/2017, The Guardian : “John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI”
1/12/2017, The New York Times: “N.S.A. Gets More Latitude to Share Intercepted Communications”
1/18/2017,  McClatchy: “FBI, 5 other agencies probe possible covert Kremlin aid to Trump”
1/19/2017, The New York Times: “Wiretapped Data Used in Inquiry of Trump Aides” – Examining Russian Ties – Business Dealings of Campaign Advisers Are Investigated.

PART OF FARKAS’ ARTICLE IN POLITICO: [Emphasis added]

2016-12-12 EvelynFargasUrgesIntelligenceToDiscloseTrumpRussia
Here’s What America Needs to Know About Trump and Russia
My time as the Pentagon’s Russia-watcher suggests we need much more disclosure, and soon.

By EVELYN FARKAS December 12, 2016

We are only beginning to process the fact that a foreign country interfered with American democratic elections. But when it comes to Russia and its relationship with Donald Trump, the election hacking may be only the tip of the iceberg. The American public doesn’t have access to the data the intelligence community — all 16 agencies combined — have on the Russian government, its banks and oligarchs, and their relationships with Trump’s campaign, his business ventures, and the president-elect himself. That must change before January 20. The information needs to be made public. […]

Given Russia’s capabilities and its recent patterns, it is not at all far-fetched to ask whether Trump is indeed the “puppet” Secretary Clinton mockingly named him in the second presidential debate. Is he financially and politically beholden to Russians close to the government and to the Kremlin itself? If so, is he prepared to accommodate Putin’s interests? […]

Today, we already have enough clues and too much undisclosed information to warrant worry about the puppet scenario. There are signs the Trump campaign was involved in coordinating this release of hacked information — then-adviser Carter Page’s trips and meetings in Moscow, and Russian statements that they were in touch with the campaign. And of course, Trump publicly called on the Russian government to continue hacking Hillary Clinton’s computers during a televised campaign appearance. His campaign dismissed it as a joke; it’s not clear everyone did. […]

We know, per Donald Trump Jr., that Russia makes up a significant amount of the family business. What we don’t know is how much Russian money is involved, and what Russian money. How did Trump get out of debt? To whom does he owe money? Who provides the collateral for his loans? Is he beholden to Russian oligarchs and banks who are under the thumb of the Kremlin and Russian security services? […]

…So before we even get to interagency debates on Russia, before the president-elect takes the oath, the American people deserve to know what the intelligence community knows about his business history and entanglements with Russians and Russia.

The intelligence community, especially the CIA, will be loath to reveal too much lest their sources and methods are compromised. But if our worst fears are realized, Trump has knowingly benefited from Kremlin help, but those means may be jeopardized by the next administration, anyway. His team would be motivated to eliminate means of collection and analysis and of informing others in the executive branch or Congress. As the public and legislators press for more clarity, there are a handful of specific questions they need to focus on:

1) What did Russia do to interfere in U.S. elections?

2) Did any American citizens collude with Russia to assist in the Kremlin’s efforts to interfere in elections? If so how, and were Trump associates, or Trump himself, aware?

3) Have Russians given or loaned Trump and/or his businesses money, or provided collateral or other financial assistance to him?

If the answers yield further evidence that the president-elect is indebted to the Russian government or individuals with Kremlin ties, the intelligence community and policy officials should also begin disclosing what they know about whether Trump’s associates have been in contact with Russian officials, and what they’ve been discussing.

There are U.S. government officials who know the answers to these questions; the most powerful among them, with the ability to declassify intelligence, will leave when power is transferred to Trump. It is bad enough that Trump has been labeled the biggest “Pinocchio” of all the presidential candidates by the fact-checkers at The Washington Post. But it would be far worse if his Geppetto, the man holding his strings, was Vladimir Putin—and if the people who were in a position to warn Americans did not do so.

RELATED:
Evelyn Farkas to Obama: Release FBI Info on Trump Dossier (Op-Ed on 1/12/2017)
Evelyn Farkas 2016: Trump Would be Impeached Pretty Quickly (Video)
2016 Farkas: Trump and Putin – Two Liars Separated at Birth
Evelyn Farkas, Obama’s Official, Urged Others to Collect Intel on Trump (video)

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Funny: Women Test Joe Biden’s Shotgun vs AR-15 (Video)

Posted by FactReal on February 27, 2013

This video is in response to Joe Biden’s stupid advice to women: ‘Buy a double-barrel shotgun; an AR-15, it’s harder to aim.’

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