Sooner Politics: House & Senate Whips Call Out Gov. Fallin For Bad Faith & Incompetence

 The Senate Majority Whip, Nathan Dahm, recently discussed the bad behavior and instability of the current governor, Mary Fallin.  Dahm spoke early Monday morning on Tulsa Talk Radio KFAQ. In that conversation with host Pat Campbell, a clip from the Sunday evening interview with House Majority Whip, Terry O’Donnell was referenced.   Both the Senate & House leaders are navigating their course as we speak.   Senator Dahm suggests a possible call of the House…

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R3publicans: Who Gets to Push the Nuclear Button?

Paul Craig Roberts

William Binney is the former National Security Agency (NSA) official who created NSA’s mass surveillance program for digital information. He says that if the Russian government had conspired with Trump, hacked the Democratic National Committee’s computer, or in any way influenced the outcome of the last US presidential election, the National Security Agency would have the digital evidence. The fact that we have been listening to the unsubstantiated charges that comprise “Russiagate” for more than one year without being presented with a scrap of evidence is complete proof that Russiagate is entirely fake news.

read more at https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2017/11/17/gets-push-nuclear-button/

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R3publicans: Financial Tyranny

by John W. Whitehead November 16, 2017

When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.

― Frédéric Bastiat, French economist

Americans can no longer afford to get sick and there’s a reason why.

read more at https://www.fff.org/explore-freedom/article/financial-tyranny/

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R3publicans: Killing of Green Beret Illuminates Dark Side of Famed Navy SEAL Team Six

by Whitney Webb

Sergeant Melgar’s death is just the latest confirmation that the most celebrated and mysterious group of the U.S. military continues to function with minimal oversight and accountability — producing a climate in which even other members of the U.S. military are not safe.

read more at https://www.mintpressnews.com/killing-green-beret-illuminates-dark-side-famed-navy-seal-team-six/234468/

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R3publicans: The Pentagon Has Avoided Audit For 27 Years

Not sure where your tax dollars are going? Nobody really does.

By MICHAEL D. OSTROLENKNovember 16, 2017

On Tuesday, the U.S. Representatives passed a Pentagon budget that called for $700 billion in defense spending—more than what even the Trump administration had asked for, and tens of billions more than the current defense spending caps. To achieve this budget, which is expected to sail through the Senate after the Thanksgiving break, Congress will have to raise the caps set into place during the Budget Control Act. But if there is a will—which there certainly is, considering the powerful defense industry lobby, coupled with members’ own special interests for their districts—there is a way.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-pentagon-has-avoided-audit-for-27-years/

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Sooner Politics: Protesters At Tulsa Jail Over Deportations

 Pro-life advocates on the right have long insisted that the state should defy federal jurisdiction on selective abortion. They cite the 10th amendment as a basis for resistance.   A group of advocates for ‘sanctuary cities’ is organizing a protest at the Tulsa County Jail, at noon, today.  They are angry with the sheriff for cooperating with the federal govt. to enforce the federal laws pertaining to lawful entry […]

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R3publicans: Do you think his assessment is accurate?

Paul Craig Roberts has been uniquely visionary in his search for reality in a “post-factual” age.

by The SakerThe Saker November 9, 2017,

This article was written for the Unz Review

“Do you think his assessment is accurate?” was the subject line of an email I got from a good friend recently. The email referred to the article by Paul Craig Roberts “One Day Tomorrow Won’t Arrive” which claimed that “the US military is now second class compared to the Russian military“. The article then went on to list a number of Russian weapons systems which were clearly superior to their US counterparts (when those even existed). My reply was short “Basically yes. The USA definitely has the quantitative advantage, but in terms of quality and training, Russia is way ahead. It all depends on on specific scenarios, but yes, PCR is basically spot on“. This email exchange took place after an interesting meeting I had with a very well informed American friend who, in total contrast to PCR, insisted that the USA had total military supremacy over any other country and that the only thing keeping the USA from using this overwhelming military might was that US leaders did not believe in the “brutal, unconstrained, use of force”. So what is going on here? Why do otherwise very well informed people have such totally contradictory views?

read more at http://theduran.com/do-you-think-his-assessment-is-accurate/

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ROPE2.0: PLEASE TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION - Privacy Threat Imminent

These Three Data Collection Bills Could Ruin Your Life

Though I’ve been remiss in my blogging life of late, information on several new bills coming up for votes in Congress this week (11.13.17), could have immense consequences on the ability of parents to control the personal data being shared pertaining to their children, and older students to control the amount of data being collected on themselves in relation to their college and work habits, and you need to share this information and contact your Congressman IMMEDIATELY ((202) 224-3121) to stop them.Read more »