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So the Israel Defense Force killed 60 Palestinians and wonded almost 3,000 others. When Israel was hauled before the Security Council US UN ambassador Nikki Haley said that there was a double standard for Israel. That is true – every time the Security Council attempts to sanction Israel, the US vetoes the action.

Israel works under a variation of Roger Taney’s opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford: “Palestinians have no rights which the government of Israel is bound to respect…”


Possibly related to the “For Sale” sign he wears around his neck, it is now being reported that Don Jr. met with a Gulf emissary who offered help with the election. Erik Prince, an Israeli, and a representative of the the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the UAE – why doesn’t Junior just see if he can get a plea deal, because anything his soon-to-be ex-wife doesn’t get, the courts will.


There has been a Las Vegas Police witness statement dump about the mass shooting at the country music concert. Buried in it are statements from people who encountered the shooter. He talked about Ruby Ridge, Waco and other alt-reality sore points. Kelly Conway’s “alternate facts” and “unique content” have real world consequences. Some people believe and act on conspiracy “theories”.


1 Kryten42 { 05.25.18 at 3:12 am }

Adam Schiff (CA) tweeted:

“Good news: If you failed to disclose numerous meetings with hostile foreign powers and amended your financial disclosures 40+ times, you too can obtain a security clearance in Trump’s Administration!

*Offer only valid to those married to the President’s daughter or named Jared.”

Because of this:

BREAKING: AP source: Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearance

Kushner given security clearance after background check

2 Bryan { 05.25.18 at 5:30 pm }

I wouldn’t have hired him when I was doing New York Civil Service background checks – too many holes in his CV and too many “errors” on his forms. I wouldn’t give him access to the outhouse, much less the White House.