Two Danish Journalists Wounded By Man Shouting ‘Allah Akbar’ In Gabon Knife Attack

President Trump blamed.

Via France 24:

The two men, who were reporters for the National Geographic magazine, were stabbed while shopping in a popular tourist area, said defence minister Etienne Massard.

“According to the first testimonies at the scene, the assailant, a 53-year-old Nigerian man, shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ (“God is Greatest”) during the attack. He was arrested on the spot,” said Massard.

The man, who has lived in Gabon for 19 years, “in his first statements said he acted in retaliation for US attacks against Muslims and America’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital”.

The two victims were sent to a hospital in the capital Libreville, one in a serious condition, government spokesman Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze told AFP.

Obama’s Ethics Czar: ‘Take The Streets’ If Trump Fires Mueller

Lunatic. And this guy was appointed by Obama to be his ‘ethics czar?’

Via Daily Caller:

The federal government’s former ethics czar says he is “stocking up” on “gear” in order to “take the streets” in the event that President Trump removes Robert Mueller as special counsel.

“I’m concerned the assault on the rule of law is coming over the holidays when we’re distracted. It‘ll be a defining moment for the Republic,” Walter Shaub wrote on Twitter on Friday.

Shaub, an Obama appointee who quit his position earlier this year in protest against Trump, circulated a advertisement for an event sponsored by MoveOn.org, the left-wing activist group.

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Trump Lawyer: Mueller Improperly Obtained Transition Documents In Russia Probe

Was Trump given the opportunity to decide which documents were personal?

Via Fox News:

A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications, privileged communications and thousands of emails.

In a letter obtained by Fox News and sent to House and Senate committees on Saturday, the transition team’s attorney alleges “unlawful conduct” by the career staff at the General Services Administration in handing over transition documents to the special counsel’s office.

The transition legal team argues it could be a violation of the 4th Amendment – which protects against unreasonable searches and seizures.

Kory Langhofer, the counsel to Trump for America, wrote in Saturday’s letter that the GSA “did not own or control the records in question.”

Langhofer said the special counsel’s office received “tens of thousands of emails” from the GSA as well as certain laptops and cell phones containing privileged materials.

The transition attorney said they discovered the “unauthorized disclosures” by the GSA on December 12th and 13th and raised concerns with the special counsel’s office.

“We understand that the special counsel’s office has subsequently made extensive use of the materials it obtained from the GSA, including materials that are susceptible to privilege claims,” Langhofer writes.[…]

Langhofer wrote that some of the records obtained by the special counsel’s office from the GSA “have been leaked to the press by unknown persons.”

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Democrats Are Pushing Rumor That Trump Will Axe Mueller Before Christmas

They’re trying to stoke anger against Trump pre-emptively because they know a really bad IG report is coming that’s going to blow the Mueller investigation up.

Via The Hill:

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said Friday that “rumors” on Capitol Hill suggest President Trump could fire special counsel Robert Mueller before Christmas, after Congress leaves Washington for the winter recess.

“The rumor on the Hill when I left yesterday was that the president was going to make a significant speech at the end of next week. And on Dec. 22, when we are out of D.C., he was going to fire Robert Mueller,” Speier told California’s KQED News.

Speier, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said that Trump was trying to shut down the committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, pointing to the lack of interviews scheduled for the new year.

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Virginia Jury Finds Illegal Alien Maid Guilty Of Stealing Jewelry Worth $5,000, Pool Their Money To Pay Her Fine

  • That will send a message. (Sarcasm)

    Via Daily Mail:

    A jury in Virginia had to convict a maid for felony grand larceny after she stole $5,000 worth of rings from the home she cleaned- but felt badly for the pregnant 19-year-old, so they paid her fine for her.

    Jury foreman Jeffery Memmott says they pooled together $80 for Sandra Mendez Ortega, who is pregnant with her second child, after they convicted her. But while the story seems sweet- the victim, Lisa Copeland, is outraged.

    ‘I just pray that they’re never in my shoes,’ Copeland told the Washington Post. She also says Ortega never accepted responsibility for the theft. ‘If she had accepted accountability, I would be okay with all of this. The fact that she won’t accept accountability makes it wrong.’

    Copeland was also angered by the paltry $60 fine, which equated to one day of services as a maid, and that Ortega made off $20 richer.

    ‘I was outraged,’ Copeland said. ‘I was just flabbergasted. I didn’t think $60 equated to the crime at all.’

    One juror knew that ‘Justice had to be done.’ But the juror, Janice Woolridge said, ‘there’s also got be some compassion somewhere. Young people make bad decisions. We just couldn’t pile on any more.’

    ‘The general sentiment was she was a victim, too,’ Memmott said. ‘Two of the women [jurors] were crying because of how bad they felt. One lady pulled out a $20 bill, and just about everybody chipped in.'[…]

    Copeland says it was not revealed to the benevolent jury that Ortega is in America illegally.

    Copeland says she was told her citizen status was not relevant to the crime, but she disagrees.

    ‘I think it’s relevant to the case,’ Copeland said, adding that being convicted of a felony has less implications for an illegal immigrant who can’t vote or buy a gun anyway- as those are rights that are taken away from felons.

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  • ‘Bows’ And ‘Wrapped Gifts’ Now Offensive On University Of Minnesota Campus

    The bows represent the chains of slavery and the wrapping represents the KKK. (Sarcasm)

    Via Campus Reform:

    An academic department at the University of Minnesota declared that “bows/wrapped gifts” are “not appropriate for gatherings and displays at this time of year.”

    According a copy of the guidelines obtained by Campus Reform, UMN’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) encouraged its employees “to recognize holidays in ways that are respectful of the diversity of our community,” recommending a series of steps to take.

    “Consider neutral-themed parties such as ‘winter celebration,’” the flyer suggests, adding that “decorations, music, and food should be general and not specific to any one religion.”

    The guidelines go on to say that individuals “may display expressions of their religious faith in their own personal space if it does not have a meaningful public function,” and not “in public areas,” such as “reception areas” or “kitchens.”

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    Adam Schiff Left Room Several Times During Trump, Jr. Testimony, As Leaks Came Out Of Hearing

    Just an active bladder right? And CNN says that whoever leaked Trump, Jr’s testimony they relied on because they’d leaked to them in the past.

    Then Schiff appeared on the Sunday programs a couple of days later where they’d likely planned to further spread the story if it hadn’t exploded on them.

    And now Schiff is flipping out on Twitter, trying to shift blame to the Republicans, claiming they want to shut down the investigation, because he’s afraid of what is going to come out on his leaking and from the Inspector General’s investigation on the bias of the FBI, DOJ and Mueller team.

    Ryan: Congress Will Stop Using Taxpayer Dollars To Settle Harassment Claims

    Not enough, release the names.

    Via The Hill:

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Wednesday that Congress plans to stop using taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment cases against lawmakers.

    On Wisconsin’s WISN Radio’s “The Jay Weber Show,” Ryan said that congressional committees are currently at work on a “wholesale reform package” for sexual misconduct procedures.

    When asked whether Congress would stop using taxpayer dollars to settle these cases, Ryan replied, “Yes, that’s among the things we’re working on right now.”

    Ryan added that he agrees with Weber’s assertion that using taxpayer dollars to settle harassment claims is “indefensible.”

    The House and Senate have both voted to mandate sexual harassment training for members and staff, and both bodies are pushing for reforms in how Congress deals with sexual harassment.

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    Celebrity Chef Mario Batali: Sorry For My ‘Mistakes,’ Here’s A Pizza Dough Cinnamon Roll Recipe

    Showing off his cinnamon roll is what got him in the trouble. Update to this story.

    Via NY Daily News:

    This is a recipe for disaster.

    Celebrity chef Mario Batali addressed allegations of sexual assault and harassment in a tone-deaf newsletter that included a recipe for “pizza dough cinnamon rolls.”

    “I have made many mistakes and I am so very sorry…My behavior was wrong and there are no excuses. I take full responsibility,” Batali wrote.

    The chef went on to thank his fans and promised to “work every day to regain your respect and trust.”

    The clincher then came in the form of a postscript that read, “In case you’re searching for a holiday-inspired breakfast, these Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls are a fan favorite.”

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    Clinton Sec. Of State Albright Calls On Congress To Overrule Trump On Foreign Policy Powers

    Calling for a soft coup. This is the crazy they are stoking.

    Via Biz Pac Review:

    President Trump has a knack for getting long-forgotten political actors to act like they’re still relevant.

    The President’s foreign policy has been one of the most common targets of his detractors. Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State under Bill Clinton, co-wrote a scathing CNN op-ed calling on Congress to circumvent President Trump by asserting greater foreign policy powers.

    Albright’s article, titled “It’s time for Congress to override Trump’s foreign policy powers,” was co-written by Rep. David E. Price (D-NC), who is the ranking member of the House Democracy Partnership.

    The former Clinton official evoked history, describing moments in which Congress put a check on the Executive Branch’s foreign policy.

    “Senate hearings on the Vietnam War played a decisive role in turning public opinion against the conflict and accelerating the US troop withdrawal. During Ronald Reagan’s administration, Congress uncovered and reversed the President’s policy of covert support for anti-leftist militias in Central America, and delivered a bipartisan rebuke of his policy toward apartheid South Africa.”

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    Hillary Honored After Moonbat SNL Cast Member Gets A Tattoo Of Her Face

    Dude, what happened?

    Via The Hill:

    Hillary Clinton responded to a “Saturday Night Live” cast member who recently got a tattoo of the former Democratic presidential candidate, saying she was “honored” by the gesture.

    “Thanks @petedavidson,” Clinton said in a comment on cast member Pete Davidson’s Instagram of the tattoo. “This makes it significantly less awkward that I’ve had a Pete Davidson tattoo for years.”

    “But seriously, I’m honored. Merry Christmas, my friend,” she continued.

    Davidson posted a comment replying to Clinton, saying, “OMG WHAAAAAAAAT!!!!”

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    Russell Simmons Now Accused Of Raping Or Harassing 12 Different Women, Police Involved

    Via Daily Mail:

    The Canadian DJ A-Trak on Friday is calling on hip hop mogul Russell Simmons, who is accused of raping or harassing 12 different women, to ‘be a man, dude.’

    A-Trak criticized Simmons for his #NotMe post on Instagram on Thursday, where he vehemently denied the allegations against him and promised to prove his accusers wrong.

    Simmons has said the results of a lie detector test show that he did not sexually assault model Keri Claussen Khalighi.
    An image obtained by TMZ purports to show taking the polygraph Wednesday in the Los Angeles area which Russell’s camp says was administered by a national leader in the field of polygraphing.

    ‘The thought of Russell Simmons taking a polygraph is so wack. He is more concerned with preserving his reputation than acknowledging and inspecting the hurt that he brought to many women,’ A-Trak wrote on Twitter.

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    Indiana Residents Oppose Planned ICE Detention Center, May Drive Away A Large Portion Of The Population Who Are ‘Immigrants’

    Legal immigrants can apply for jobs at the center.

    Via Washington Times:

    Hundreds of people gathered at a public meeting in opposition to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility proposed in northern Indiana.

    More than 300 people attended the meeting Thursday in Elkhart to voice their concerns of the potential 1,240-bed facility. The meeting follows a November protest in Goshen.

    Residents said the ICE detainee center will drive away a large portion of the population. They also said it could increase county’s workforce shortage.

    “I know I’ve talked to family in Mexico and they come here with a visa and they are like, wow, you are going to have immigration there when we told them. They are scared of it too,” said Rafael Correa, who attended the meeting.

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    Trump Saves Taxpayers $3,000,000 By Getting Rid Of Obama-Designed Website

    So symbolic. This is the stuff that people should be paying attention to and recognizing.

    Via Washington Examiner:

    The official White House website is getting a facelift – one that could save American taxpayers as much $3 million annually.

    A newly designed WhiteHouse.gov will launch early Friday, ending a months-long reconstruction process that aimed to bring the Trump administration’s digital presence up to current standards, a White House official said Thursday.

    “The old site was a good temporary measure that allowed us to use what the previous administration had built, but it wasn’t where it needed to be in terms of providing people with content they can easily access,” the official said.

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    Police Seek Person Of Interest In Racist Bernie Sanders Fliers At Temple University

    Another fake hate crime?

    Via Penn Live:

    Campus police identified a person of interest Friday who may be responsible for racist fliers that appeared across Temple University’s Philadelphia campus.

    “These fliers were disgusting, intimidating and hateful, and they have no place on our campus,” said university President Richard Englert, in a written statement. “They do not represent the Temple community that I have known and loved during the last 40 years.”

    The fliers, which used a racial slur to criticize African-Americans for not supporting Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, showed up at three locations across the campus.

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    Dem. Rep. Adam Schiff Panics Over Possible End Of Russia Probe

    This is the guy that many suspect of being the leaker. And he’s afraid they’re going to lose their opportunity to flay Trump with an investigation with no evidence

    Via Legal Insurrection:

    When it comes to the Russia collusion narrative, the Democrats have got nothing. The investigation has been going on for months and we always seem to be just a few days away from the bombshell that will finally allow Democrats to declare the 2016 election null and void.

    Now that the political bias of so many members of Mueller’s team has been made public, people are quickly losing patience with the entire affair. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, who has become a darling of liberal cable news throughout the investigation, is sounding the alarm.

    Sophie Tatum reports at CNN:

    Schiff concerned Republicans are working to end the Russia investigation

    Rep. Adam Schiff said Thursday he’s concerned Republicans are working to end the Russia investigation.

    “I think they view shutting us down as a prerequisite to shutting Bob Mueller down,” Schiff said on CNN’s “The Situation Room.” “And we see some very disturbing signs that that’s what they intend to do.”

    In the interview, Schiff noted several Republicans who were critical of special counsel Robert Mueller during a hearing on Wednesday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    And when CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked the Democrat from California if he feared Republicans were attempting to pave the way to shut down the investigation, Schiff replied: “I do.”

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    Saints Season-Ticket Holder Sues For Refund Over Player Protests: ‘One Way Or Another They’ll Pay’

    He bought football tickets not social justice tickets.

    Via New Orleans Advocate:

    A Morgan City man is suing the New Orleans Saints for a refund on his season tickets because some players have disrespected the national anthem before games this season.

    Lee Dragna filed a lawsuit Monday in 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna seeking a refund for the tickets as well as attorney’s fees, claiming the protest by some players against police brutality and racial injustice has prevented him and his family from enjoying the games.

    Dragna said he hasn’t attended a game since the first home game of the 2017 season against the New England Patriots, on Sept. 17, when he said some of the players did not come out for the singing of the national anthem.

    When they did come out, the suit says, “They passed directly in front of where the petitioner and his guests were seated. Many of the fans in that area booed and cursed at the Saints players.”

    “Apparently, these players were following the lead of (former San Francisco 49ers quarterback) Colin Kaepernick by disrespecting the flag, the anthem, the USA and those who have served and are serving the USA in our military,” the suit says.

    Dragna, a businessman in Morgan City, said Tuesday that the rowdy, angry reaction of the people around his seats has made the tickets unusable by him and his family, as well as customers he would otherwise give the tickets to.

    He said the behavior of some fans upset by the protests — cursing, spilling beer — is “borderline dangerous,” though he said he thinks the responsibility for that behavior ultimately rests not with the fans but with owner Tom Benson.

    “The Saints created that behavior by condoning it,” he said.

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    Franken Watch: Al Franken Still Has Not Left, Despite His ‘Resignation’ Two Weeks Ago

    If the reason he’s supposed to resign is because the accusations are so unbearable to have him stay, why is he still there?

    Via Fox News:

    Democratic Sen. Al Franken resigned from Congress two weeks ago amid continuing sexual misconduct allegations. However, despite his replacement being appointed earlier this week, he’s yet to say when he’ll empty his Capitol Hill office and return to Minnesota, as he vowed after his Dec.7 resignation speech on the Senate floor.

    “Tina Smith will make an excellent United States Senator. … I look forward to working with her on ensuring a speedy and seamless transition,” Franken said in a statement after the Minnesota lieutenant governor was appointed, with no mention of when he’ll leave.

    In his resignation speech, Franken said only that he’ll be leaving in the “coming weeks.”

    And multiple people on Capitol Hill, including those in Senate leadership, told Fox News that they doesn’t know when he’ll leave.

    “I’ll be coming home,” was Franken’s only response to a Fox News question after his speech about future plans.

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    Wisconsin Tattoo Company Is Helping Human Trafficking Survivors As Only They Could

    Good job, covering up and changing brands put on them by human traffickers.

    Via News Channel 5:

    A Kenosha, Wisconsin tattoo shop owner has dedicated himself to helping victims of human trafficking.

    Free of charge, the Kenosha Tattoo Company covers up human trafficking tattoos for victims. It’s their way of standing up against an issue affecting the whole nation.

    Owner Jon Principe said he is doing what he can to help through art, but the problem is more than skin deep.

    “Whether it’s down the street or middle America, it’s everywhere. It’s not localized, it’s a national problem that we need to address,” said Principe. “It’s like a new beginning for them.”

    Principe and his artist’s help victim’s of human trafficking reclaim their body back.

    The tattoos cover up branding tattoos from the victims’ former pimps.

    “They no longer have to look at this and get a daily reminder of what they went through, now they can look at it and see a beautiful piece of artwork,” Principe said.[…]

    To be eligible to receive the free tattoo all victims must be referred to the shop by a local police department or organization helping the victim transition from Trafficking.

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    Trump Visits FBI Academy, Talks About Concern For Law Enforcement, Is Met With Great Applause

    Via Daily Caller:

    President Trump is often fighting with the old-guard of the FBI. The president fired FBI director James Comey and has been deeply critical of Robert Mueller’s special investigation into campaign collusion with Russia. Recently, texts were released from former Muller investigator Peter Strzok indicating a deep criticism of Trump during the campaign.

    The war between Trump and the FBI seems to only be heightened by the day.

    The current atmosphere made Trump’s visit to FBI National Academy all the more interesting Friday morning. The FBI National Academy is located in Quantico Virginia. The academy is run by the FBI and exists to train law enforcement around the country according to their webpage:

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