Monday February 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Scandal’ Category

World leaders duped by manipulated global warming data

A high-level whistleblower has revealed astonishing new evidence that the world’s leading source of climate data exaggerated global warming and was timed to influence the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. The NOAA has now decided that the sea dataset will have to be replaced and substantially revised just 18 months after it was issued, because it used unreliable methods which overstated the speed of warming.  More…

Merkel Takes on Starbucks in Bashing Over Unfair Tax Practices

Chancellor Angela Merkel decried unfair tax advantages for multinational corporations, singling out U.S. coffee chain Starbucks Corp. as a tax rogue that exploits global arrangements at the expense of German chains. “Coffee-house operators from Germany have to pay their taxes, while it’s not at all clear with Starbucks whether they pay taxes anywhere,” Merkel said.  More…

Chelsea Manning slams Obama for being a weak leader

Former President Barack Obama may have spared intelligence leaker Chelsea Manning more than a quarter-century of jail time, but the disgraced Army private sounds less than grateful. In her first published column since Obama commuted her 35-year sentence, Manning slammed him as a weak leader with ‘few permanent accomplishments.’  More…

GOP rages over Obama’s surprise Manning commutation

President Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning Tuesday in an 11th-hour surprise, allowing the convicted leaker of US Army secrets to leave prison nearly three decades early. Despite the damage he/she did to the US, Manning’s gender transition surgery was paid for by American taxpayers.  More…

Jennifer Holliday Got Death Threats Over Possible Inauguration Performance

Singer Jennifer Holliday was reportedly in talks to perform at the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump, but then backed out and apologized to her fans for even considering it. Holliday announced Saturday that it was a "lapse of judgement" for her to consider performing at Friday’s swearing-in of the nation’s 45th President.  More…

Trump labels CNN as ‘fake news’ in fiery press conference tirade

Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of abuse on two media outlets Wednesday, calling CNN “fake news” and BuzzFeed a “failing piece of garbage” in a fiery diatribe during his first news conference since Election Day. The attacks came a day after CNN reported the president-elect was given a two-page intelligence briefing Friday on dirt the Russian government supposedly had on him.  More…

Yahoo laughs off hack disaster with lavish office bash

A billion e-mail accounts got hacked, you say? Break out the bubbly! Yahoo employees filled a bathtub with ice and champagne at a cup-runneth-over office Christmas party Thursday night — despite the fact that the tech giant had just disclosed it was the victim of the biggest cyber-attack in history.  More…

What did Stein gain from recount flop?

Jill Stein’s rowdy recount push ended with a whimper overnight, giving Donald Trump even more votes than he started with after final certification – but it wasn’t a total wash for the Green Party candidate, who brought in millions and put herself in a position to redistribute the leftover cash. Stein raised about $7.3 million in three weeks to fund recount efforts, more than double what she raised for her failed presidential campaign.  More…

Snopes Writers Deciding What’s Fake On Facebook Are Leftists

Snopes, which will now have the power to declare what news is or is not legitimate on the world’s largest online platform, almost exclusively employs leftists. Facebook announced Thursday that mythbusting website Snopes will be one of a few fact-checking organizations allowed to label stories as “fake news.”  More…

New York Times Will Vacate 8 Floors In Its HQ To Generate “Significant Rental Revenue”

Remember when The New York Times reported that its ad hoc campaign to boost revenue by selling subscriptions in response to the vicious back and forth with Donald Trump, was said to be a smashing success? Perhaps it was subscriptions for the crossword puzzle because it appears the monetary success was not smashing enough.  More…

Michigan recount reveals error, but not the one Jill Stein wanted

Green Party nominee Jill Stein’s presidential vote recount in Michigan turned up massive voter irregularities. Now many wonder why a third of the Detroit’s voting machines registered more ballots than actual voters. Either way, the recount did not change Donald Trump’s victory in Michigan, which he won by more than 10,000 votes. The money-wasting fresh tally of 2.1 million ballots turned up a net difference of 102 votes.  More…

Mika Brzezinski says Clinton camp tried to pull her off the air

Hillary Clinton’s campaign tried to remove an MSNBC personality from the air after she aired criticisms of the Democratic presidential candidate. Mika Brzezinski, a co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” said NBC was pressured to get her pulled during the campaign. Past Clinton campaigns have been successful at muscling NBC to remove talent after on-air criticisms, but NBC didn’t budge this time.  More…

Orange Coast College Student Threatened With Expulsion After Recording Professor’s Anti-Trump Tirade

“Our nation is divided. We have been assaulted. It is an act of terrorism,” she told the students. She added, “One of the most frightening things for me, and most people in my life, is that the people who are committing the assault are among us.” That was part of the teacher’s rant about Trump.  More…

Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign cost a record $1.2 billion

Hillary Clinton and her supporters spent a record $1.2 billion for her losing presidential campaign — twice as much as the winner, Donald Trump, according to the latest records. The president-elect, who confounded critics during the campaign by saying there was no need to raise or spend $1 billion or more, ended up making do with $600 million.  More…

A Bergdahl pardon would be Obama’s final military betrayal

Will President Obama betray our military one last time by pardoning Bowe Bergdahl? He’s already imposed rules of engagement that protect our enemies, kill our soldiers and deny us victory. He’s targeted the US Armed Forces for social engineering, undermining combat effectiveness. He dishonored our dead by throwing away our success in Iraq.  More…