New York Times Trump-Russia Dry-Hole

New York Times Executive Editor admits the paper’s myopic coverage of Trump-Russia and how they handle to scramble when it came up empty.

from the Washington Examiner:

New York Times chief outlines coverage shift: From Trump-Russia to Trump racism

Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, said recently that, after the Mueller report, the paper has to shift the focus of its coverage from the Trump-Russia affair to the president’s alleged racism.

“We built our newsroom to cover one story, and we did it truly well,” Baquet said. “Now we have to regroup, and shift resources and emphasis to take on a different story.” read more

Castro Outs Trump Donors

This is absolutely despicable. Castro has to know of the potential for violence by the likes of Antifa thugs against these donors, but still, like the leftist radical he is, Castro just doesn’t care. Like all radical leftists, they want to shut down any speech, opinion, or even support for anything or anyone with whom they don’t agree.

from the Washington Examiner:

‘Fueling a campaign of hate’: Joaquin Castro tweets names and employers of 44 Trump donors

The Twitter account operated by Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro’s reelection campaign listed 44 residents of San Antonio who donated the maximum amount to President Trump’s campaign for reelection so far this year. read more

Justice Finally Served for SEAL Chief Gallagher

Well it’s about damn time! To me, this smelled like a set-up for the get go and that Chief Gallagher was being railroaded. You don’t get to spend as many years on the teams as did Gallagher by being an impetuous dumb-ass. For nine long months the Chief was locked away, treated as if he was already found guilty. But justice finally prevailed.


from the Washington Examiner:

Jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes

The jury assigned to the case of accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher has found the decorated Navy SEAL not guilty of murder and attempted murder after a whirlwind trial that included bombshell revelations and twists.
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New DHS Chief Undermines Trump

What’s that old saying? “Sometimes it’s better to stick with the devil you, than choose the one you don’t.”

Well, it’s been proven yet again, as it has many times just in the recent past.

Trump got rid of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen because he thought her ineffective. Maybe so, but at least she was loyal. She’s the devil he knew.

Her replacement, acting Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, is the devil Trump evidently did not know.

Kirstjen Nielsen isn’t looking so bad at this time.

from Zero Hedge:

Acting DHS Chief ‘Sabotaged’ ICE Raids By Leaking Plan To Washington Post

Since the Washington Post spoiled the surprise and published a report about the Trump Administration’s plan to arrest thousands of migrant families who have been denied asylum – prompting the administration to cancel the raids – many have probably been wondering why somebody inside would break President Trump’s longstanding policy of not telegraphing your moves in advance.
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What a Surprise – Companies Get Caught Cheating on Government Contracts

Yes, it’s the fault of the companies for cheating the government and us, the taxpayers. But this is what happens a lot when you start throwing around millions and billions of dollars in government contracts. There will always be fraudsters that use the system of big, slow moving government – not to mention payoffs of public officials. Frankly I find it miraculous that the companies got caught. I guess they just didn’t pay off the right people.

from the Washington Examiner:

FBI: Company cheated taxpayers out of millions of dollars meant for Puerto Rico aid

Two sister companies contracted to do recovery work for Puerto Rico are accused of pocketing millions of dollars without fulfilling the terms of their government contracts. read more

DC Residents had Better see Through the New Vision Zero Bill

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

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The goal of the omnibus Vision Zero bill, from council member Charles Allen of Ward 6, is to decrease the number of traffic accidents with pedestrians and cyclists,” writes the Washington Examiner.

At first blush, it may appear to be a “traffic safety bill,” but reading further, the additional proposals make obvious what this really is. The “Vision Zero bill” is a government command and control / Green New Deal style bill, disguised as a traffic safety bill.

The main takeaway of the bill, that many conservative chronicles gleaned, is that neighbors will be allowed to effectively write their own parking tickets – turning otherwise harmless busy-bodies into traffic cops.

Now, knowing that the police can’t be everywhere, the aforementioned D.C. council member Charles Allen of Ward 6 proposes that, “certain residents,” be given the authority, “to write out parking tickets to their neighbors.” read more

Leftist Piranhas Begin to Eat Themselves

Even the threat of a tightening noose sends leftists into a feeding frenzy. As Attorney General Bill Barr commences with the task of investigating the investigators regarding the Russiagate hoax, the left is already feeling the heat. And so begins the blame game of, it’s not my fault – he made me do it!

from the Washington Examiner:

Blame game pits John Brennan against James Comey over support for Steele dossier

A debate is heating up over whether it was former CIA Director John Brennan or former FBI Director James Comey who attempted to include the unverified Trump dossier in the high-profile Intelligence Community Assessment of January 2017 that focused on Russian interference. read more

Supreme Court May Side with Trump Administration on Census

I guess we’ll find out in June. Heaven knows why it takes a month and a half to deliberate. Aren’t these 9 Justices supposed to know the Constitution back to front? And I take a bit of umbrage to calling them supreme Court “conservatives,” as if it’s just another political appointment.

from the Washington Examiner:

Supreme Court conservatives appear poised to support Trump administration in census dispute

An ideologically divided Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed likely to back the Trump administration’s efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

For roughly 80 minutes, the justices heard arguments in a challenge to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to include a question about citizenship on the census form, which lower court judges have found to be a violation of federal law and the Constitution.

But the court’s five conservative justices appeared poised to allow the question to remain on the census and seemed sympathetic to the Trump administration’s argument that a citizenship question was needed to bolster enforcement of the Voting Rights Act read more

Comey, McCabe, Lambasted by Former FBI Agent

from the Washington Examiner:

Mueller report is another embarrassment for James Comey and Andrew McCabe

I’m angry. I’m furious over how much damage has been wreaked upon my beloved FBI by supposedly impartial, unbiased, and honorable public servants.

Thursday’s release of the 448-page, partially redacted Mueller report was supposed to conclude our long national nightmare. But here we are, with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., subpoenaing the unredacted report and calling for Robert Mueller to testify on May 23.

Many media headlines ignored the report’s central findings and instead focused on the sordid details of a corrupt White House seemingly in chaos, a press secretary forced to admit to investigators her fabrication of particular events, and a president who escaped prosecution only due to long-standing Justice Department protocols and his own ineptitude to obstruct justice. read more

The Border Wall Can be Built on the Cheap

from the Washington Examiner:

Company offers to build 234 miles of border wall for $1.4 billion

A U.S. company is offering to build 234 miles of President Trump’s border wall for just $1.4 billion, a fraction of the $8 billion the Trump administration is hoping to use for that project.

Fisher Sand and Gravel Company’s President and CEO Tommy Fisher said the government is overpaying and said that for $4.31 billion, he can build the wall and incorporate paved roads and border technology plus warranty. read more