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R3publicans: Brennan and Clapper: Elder Statesmen or Serial Fabricators?

MIKE WHITNEY • NOVEMBER 17, 2017

On Sunday, Former CIA Director John Brennan and Former National Intelligence Director (NID) James Clapper appeared on CNN’s morning talk show, State of the Union, to discuss Donald Trump’s brief meeting with Vladimir Putin in Vietnam. The two ex-Intel chiefs were sharply critical of Trump and wondered why the president did not “not acknowledge and embrace” the idea that Russia meddled in the 2016 elections. According to Brennan, Russia not only “poses a national security problem” for the US, but also “Putin is committed to undermining our system, our democracy, and our whole process.”

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http://www.unz.com/mwhitney/brennan-and-clapper-elder-states men-or-serial-fabricators/

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R3publicans: Ryan Bundy’s Opening Statement Is Something Every Red-Blooded American Should Hear

November 25, 2017

by Tim Brown, Freedom Outpost:

Sometimes, in the process of covering so many things and in the attempt to provide as much information and commentary as possible, we simply are not able to provide all that we wish to do so to the public.

However, that does not mean other stories and commentary are not important. In fact, many things coming out of alternatives media today are vitally important for those coming off the government-controlled media.

One of those items that didn’t hit the mainstream media, and sadly didn’t hit much of the alternative media, was the opening statement of Cliven Bundy’s son, Ryan, as the trial of the century began nearly two weeks ago.

In light of that, I’ve been meaning to post his opening statement because it is certainly on that Americans should familiarize themselves with and quite possibly, should a fair history book be written, may go down in a Patrick Henry-esque fashion.

So, without further ado, here’s Ryan Bundy’s opening statement (H/T Gary Hunt)that was delivered to the jury in the Bundy Ranch trials on November 15, 2017. Read and remember.

read more at https://www.sgtreport.com/articles/2017/11/25/ryan-bundys-opening-statement-is-something-every-red-blooded-american-should-hear

also linked here: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-26/ryan-bundys-opening-statement-not-what-america-supposed-be

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R3publicans: How Black Friday Got to Be Such a Downer

Grateful folk to crazed discount hunters in 24 hours? Blame the perversion of Christmas.

By Gracy OlmsteadNovember 24, 2017

If Thanksgiving is America’s celebration of virtue, centered as it is around gratitude and hospitality, Black Friday is its evil twin. Originally given its bleak name in the 1950s by Philadelphia policemen dealing with post-holiday shoppers ahead of the big Army-Navy football game, the commercial extravaganza has always been characterized by chaos, greed, and confusion.

read more at http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/how-black-friday-got-to-be-such-a-downer-cyber-monday-saturday-christmas-thanksgiving/

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R3publicans: The Cardinal Sin of International Finance

by Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor

As Doug Casey has correctly noted, the prime directive of any organism—whether it’s an amoeba or a person or a corporation or a government—is to survive.

That’s why the US government protects the petrodollar so zealously. It needs the system to survive.

World leaders who have challenged the petrodollar recently have ended up dead…

read more at http://www.internationalman.com/articles/the-cardinal-sin-of-international-finance

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R3publicans: The Medical Police State is Out of Control…

Home gardening, health coaching and child protection all CRIMINALIZED in the name of “public safety”

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by: Jayson Veley

(Natural News) The late Ronald Reagan once argued that as government expands, liberty contracts. This idea is perhaps more relevant today than it ever has been, considering the fact that on virtually every level of American society, the peoples’ individual freedoms are being crushed by an army of politicized judges, power hungry lawmakers and unelected bureaucrats. Incredibly, it is now more difficult to identify institutions that the federal government doesn’t have its dirty hands on than it is to identify institutions that are truly free. From the Internet to college campuses, gun manufacturers to the automobile industry and even the food that we eat, the government really is everywhere.

read more at https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-21-medical-police-state-is-out-of-control-home-gardening-health-coaching-and-child-protection-all-criminalized.html

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Patrick J. Buchanan: A Disunited, Unserious Nation, Squabbling About Trivialities

Patrick J. Buchanan
November 20, 2017

How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving?

How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”?

To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic.

Today’s great question seems to be whether our 45th president is as serious a sexual predator as our 42nd was proven to be, and whether the confessed sins of Sen. Al Franken are as great as the alleged sins of Judge Roy Moore.

read more at http://www.vdare.com/articles/patrick-j-buchanan-a-disunited-unserious-nation-squabbling-about-trivialities

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Happy Thanksgiving!

O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.

Isaiah 25:1 KJV

h/t Rachael J. Tapp (featured image) and Nancy Humphrey (graphic of verse) for graphics shared on Facebook

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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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