Culberson: Sanctuary Cities Change Your Policy Or Write Us A Refund Check

Published on Nov 23, 2016

Rep. John Culberson (R-TX-7):
“The Department of Justice notified all these cities that unless you change your sanctuary policy, comply with federal law 100 percent of the time, you are no longer eligible. So they will lose all their money on January 20th. And if you continue to defy and refuse to get rid of your sanctuary policy, New York City, Chicago, California, Connecticut, and all these others, will owe a refund of every dollar they’ve ever received from the federal government under these Department of Justice programs.

And these are minimum figures, Eric. The State of California. if they will not change their law, will owe us, U.S. taxpayers $1.2 billion. City of Chicago will have to write a refund check to American taxpayers for $91 million. And Mayor de Blasio, you get to choose between protecting criminal illegal aliens in your custody, Mr. Mayor, or refunding, if you continue to protect illegal aliens, Mr. Mayor. He owes a refund.

If the Mayor of New York, the Mayor of Chicago, the Governor of California want to protect criminal illegal aliens in their jurisdictions, that’s their decision. But don’t ask for federal money. The new policy that I instituted, as new chairman of the Commerce, Justice, and Science Sub-Committee, is if you want federal money, follow federal law. And President Trump and Attorney General Sessions, I’m confident they’re going to do the same thing. And everything is now prepositioned for New York, Chicago, California to lose their federal money. But it’s their decision. If you want to protect criminal aliens, don’t ask for federal money. Those days are over. When you can collect a check from the Federal Government and ignore federal requests for information to deport criminal aliens, those days are over. If you don’t change your policy you’re going to have to write us a refund check.”

Gump Worsley

Adios Amigos….
Darius Stevenson

I think Trump will be a great president. Goodbye Obamanation.


common sense
Ken Bridgers

now no more food stamps , Medicaid , housing on the tax payer dime and go home were you belong

RUSH: Liberals, Democrats Are ‘GENUINELY MENTALLY ILL’

Published on Nov 23, 2016

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Raechel Dossa

It’s mass media brainwashing. I’ve gotten to the point that I can’t even talk to people who watch mainstream news. They’re delusional & are too lazy or dumb to research the facts for themselves.
Rea Ality

This Rush Limbaugh guy sees things the way they really are as well as anybody I have ever heard.

Leftism is a mental illness; always has been.
Yudi Mandel

Wow, using Dr. Savage’s words. Interesting….
kevin sullivan

Michael Savage has been saying this since Al Gore ran for president (1st time I heard him). It is a mental disorder but I DON’T WANT TO PAY FOR THEIR HEALTH CARE on this disorder.
Toph Lawton

#IfYouStandForNothing …. you’ll fall for anything America’s new #tag
hyperspace0 fka Jeffrey S. Geist

As the MSM continues to try to push their false narrative, more people will wake up and turn against them.
Judy Gagnon

I’ve been saying that for years Rush. It’s worse then even I thought though. The left destroyed an entire generation

FLASHBACK: Trump-Trashing Journalists Oozed Over Obama ’08 Transition…


By Rich Noyes | November 23, 2016 | 10:15 AM EST

During the campaign, the liberal news media did everything they could to prevent Donald Trump’s election — including 91% negative coverage from the broadcast networks — but he won anyway. Now, journalists are trashing the way Trump is handling his transition, as well as his early Cabinet picks.

But eight years ago, viewers heard a very different tone coming from the media, as journalists celebrated the election of Barack Obama, cheered the “brain power” of the “team of geniuses” he was assembling for his Cabinet, and tingled over how “cool” Obama seemed as he assumed the responsibilities of office.

With Trump, the media are touting the “continuing turmoil” in his transition, as ABC’s Tom Llamas claimed on the November 16 Good Morning America. “No one really knows who’s in charge,” correspondent Hallie Jackson echoed that evening on NBC’s Nightly News. The selection of Steve Bannon on November 13 as a top White House advisor was greeted by the broadcast networks with phrases such as “white nationalist,” “white supremacist,” “extremist,” “racist” and “anti-Semitic.”

Over on CNN, contributor David Gregory (a onetime rising star at NBC) on November 18 slapped Trump’s pick for National Security advisor, General Michael Flynn, for his allegedly “short-sighted, ignorant thinking.” Two days later, on NBC’s Sunday Today, Bloomberg’s John Heilemann said Trump’s Cabinet was shaping up to be a “really, really old white group of old white men.”

Trump’s election itself was cause for mourning. New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, on HBO’s Real Time on November 11, equated it with the bloodiest day in U.S. history since the Battle of Antietam: “This is a moral 9/11. Only 9/11 was done to us from the outside and we did this to ourselves.”

On MSNBC the day after the election, host Lawrence O’Donnell bitterly griped: “There is the stench of the Trumpian vulgarity in the air now. Half the country is reeling under the hard to accept realization that they’re going be hearing that voice every day for four years.”

But when liberal icon Barack Obama was preparing to assume power, the media took a very different approach. Here are a few examples, from the archives of the Media Research Center:


Signing Up for Obama’s Revolution

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: “You know what? I want to do everything I can to make this thing work, this new presidency work, and I think that-”
Host Joe Scarborough: “Is that your job? You just talked about being a journalist.”
Matthews: “Yeah, it is my job. My job is to help this country….This country needs a successful presidency more than anything right now.”
— Exchange on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, November 6, 2008.


We Just Can’t Wait One Minute More

“If I had my druthers right now, we would convene a special session of Congress, amend the Constitution and move up the inauguration from Jan. 20 to Thanksgiving Day….Just get me a Supreme Court justice and a Bible, and let’s swear in Barack Obama right now — by choice — with the same haste we did — by necessity — with L.B.J. in the back of Air Force One. “
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, November 23, 2008.

Obama’s Cabinet: Excellence, Brain Power, a “Team of Geniuses”

Host Keith Olbermann: “Is there going to be an overarching theme in the appointments? We discussed this last night, competency, bipartisanship, diversity, newness, where are they going?”
Newsweek’s Howard Fineman: “Well, it’s going to be all of those. But I think, if you had to pick one, it would be excellence.”
— MSNBC’s Countdown, November 5, 2008.


Co-host Robin Roberts: “Some would say it’s a team of rivals, a la President Lincoln, or is a better comparison a team of geniuses as FDR did?”
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos: “Well, one Obama advisor told me what they like is a combination of team of rivals and The Best and the Brightest, which is the David Halberstam book about the incoming Kennedy administration…. We have not seen this kind of combination of star power and brain power and political muscle this early in a cabinet in our lifetimes.”
— ABC’s Good Morning America, November 24, 2008.

“It’s also a meritocracy. These are superstars, not afraid of strong personalities — Larry Summers inside the White House — but people with so much brain power, and so much education, and a combination of talents here.”
— NBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Obama’s cabinet, December 21, 2008 Meet the Press.

…But Not a Liberal in Sight

CBS’s Bob Schieffer: “A lot of people said this is going to be a very extremist President and all that, that he’s a very liberal Democrat, but as we have seen in appointment after appointment, he’s hewing to the center. He’s picking a bunch of flaming moderates here….”
Co-host Harry Smith: “Yeah, Bob, I would guess that the only people who really feel like they have their feathers ruffled are, maybe, the liberal Democrats.”
— CBS’s The Early Show, December 4, 2008.

“What happened to the victory of ‘change’ and — I hate to use the phrase — ‘the Left’?…Why do we have no lefties in this cabinet?…Why no lefties? Why nobody that talks like Barack Obama talked when he got elected?…I’m waiting for change.”
— MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on Hardball, December 8, 2008.

“President-elect Barack Obama wrapped up his Cabinet appointments yesterday, meeting his ambitious holiday deadline by assembling a team full of outsize personalities with overlapping jurisdictions and nominees who are known more for pragmatism than for strong leanings on the issues they will oversee….[Many of Obama’s] picks reflect his apparent preference for practical-minded centrists who have straddled big policy debates rather than staking out the strongest pro-reform positions.”
The Washington Post’s Alec MacGillis in a December 20, 2008 front-page article, “For Obama Cabinet, A Team of Moderates.”

He’s Just So Cool


“Arriving in the nation’s capital, he was the President-elect in shades — the Obama cool on display, a sign of the low-key way he played his first visit to Washington after his election. But how could anyone be cool about this?”
— ABC’s Terry Moran on Nightline, November 10, 2008.

“President-elect Barack Obama has been named one of GQ magazine’s Men of the Year….Why was he a good choice? …Can a guy who’s cool be President of the United States?”
— CBS’s Harry Smith on The Early Show, November 17, 2008.

Co-host Tracy Smith: “We’re talking about being cool.”
Co-host Harry Smith: “Mmm-hmm.”
Tracy Smith: “I mean, you’re cool, but we’re actually talking about how a lot of people think that President-elect Barack Obama is the epitome of cool. Look at that guy. Everything, I mean, even in a baseball cap.”
— Exchange on CBS’s The Early Show, December 26, 2008.

“By now we are all accustomed to that Obi-Wan Kenobi calm….He hit the American scene like a thunderclap, upended our politics, shattered decades of conventional wisdom and overcame centuries of the social pecking order….[But] what now seems most salient about Obama is the opposite of flashy, the antithesis of rhetoric: he gets things done. He is a man about his business — a Mr. Fix It going to Washington….Spare us the dead-or-alive bravado, the gates-of-hell bluster, the melodrama of the 3 a.m. phone call. A door swung open for a candidate who would merely stand and deliver….In the land of the hapless, the competent man is king.”
— Editor-at-large David von Drehle in his cover story announcing Obama as Time’s “Man of the Year,” December 29, 2008 issue.


Politico Editor RESIGNS After Publishing Home Addresses Of Alt-Right Icon Richard Spencer, Advocating For ‘Baseball Bats’



National editor at Politico Michael Hirsh resigned after publishing the home addresses of alt-right figurehead Richard Spencer Tuesday morning and advocating for serious violence.

Politico confirmed his resignation following requests for comment from The Daily Caller News Foundation.

“Stop whining about Richard B. Spencer, Nazi, and exercise your rights as decent Americans,” Hirsh wrote in a public Facebook post. “Here are his two addresses.”

The Daily Caller News Foundation redacted the home addresses.


“These posts were clearly outside the bounds of acceptable discourse, and POLITICO editors regard them as a serious lapse of newsroom standards,” Politico Editor-In-Chief John Harris and Editor Carrie Budoff Brown told TheDCNF. “They crossed a line in ways that the publication will not defend, and editors are taking steps to ensure that such a lapse does not occur again.”

While Hirsh’s initial post could have been charitably interpreted to imply advocacy of a non-violent protest outside of Spencer’s home or other similar non-violent actions, a subsequent question and answer clarified Hirsh’s intentions.

“Completely agree we should mobilize against his hateful ideas, but what does knowing his home addresses do?” one Facebook user asked Hirsh. “Send a letter? Confront him in person? Seems like counter-speech is the main thing we can do. You can call it ‘whining’ but I’m not sure that’s fair or constructive. Side note: Apparently the GSA-owned Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in DC felt obligated to host his organization’s event because it can’t discriminate against speech under the First Amendment, so there’s that problem, too.”

Hirsh responded in an unhinged manner: “I wasn’t thinking of a fucking letter, Doug. He lives part of the time next door to me in Arlington. Our grandfathers brought baseball bats to Bund meetings. Want to join me?”

Perhaps knowing it wasn’t such a good idea to advocate openly for serious violence against Spencer in a public format, Hirsh deleted the post, but not before TheDCNF grabbed a screenshot.

Hirsh’s mention of Bund meetings is a reference to the German-American Bund, a Nazi organization in the United States active in the mid-to-late 1930s, which promoted National Socialist ideology and was often subject to violent attacks by Jewish mobsters in New York City and Newark, New Jersey, using baseball bats.

Hirsh’s post comes just days after Spencer’s alt-right organization, the National Policy Institute, held a conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., to celebrate GOP President-elect Donald Trump’s electoral victory as a “step towards identity politics” and remind the audiencethat “The alt-right is here, the alt-right is not going anywhere, the alt-right is going to change the world.”

The NPI conference has attracted considerable controversy after numerous conference-goers threw up the Nazi salute following a rousing speech. Spencer also referred to the press using the German word “Lügenpresse,” which translates to “lying press.” The National Socialist German Workers’ Party often employed the term to attack critics in the press.

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FBI hacked into 8k computers in 120 countries using single disputed warrant – report

The FBI hacked into more than 8,000 computers in 120 countries during an investigation into a child pornography website with just one warrant, a court hearing transcript has shown. It represents the largest known law enforcement hacking campaign to date.


The hacking centers around an FBI investigation in February 2015, in which the bureau seized the Playpen child pornography website and ran it from a government server for 13 days. It used a piece of malware known as a network investigative technique (NIT) to break into the computer of anyone who visited certain child pornography threads on the website. It then sent the suspects’ IP addresses back to the FBI.

Over the past year, Motherboard has found that the FBI hacked computers in Australia, Austria, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Greece, and likely the UK, Turkey, and Norway during the investigation.


However, the new transcript from a related case shows that the bureau’s campaign was far larger than previously believed, and that the FBI actually hacked into more than 8,000 computers in 120 different countries.

“The fact that a single magistrate judge could authorize the FBI to hack 8,000 people in 120 countries is truly terrifying,” Christopher Soghoian, a principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) who has testified for the defense in Playpen cases, told Motherboard.

The hacking campaign is believed to be the largest ever to be conducted by law enforcement officials.

“We have never, in our nation’s history as far as I can tell, seen a warrant so utterly sweeping,” federal public defender Colin Fieman said in a hearing at the end of October, according to the transcript. The attorney is representing several defendants connected to the child pornography investigation.

It appears, however, that the magistrate judge did not actually have jurisdiction to issue such a sweeping warrant. According to a filing from the Department of Justice, 14 court decisions have found that the warrant granted by Judge Theresa C. Buchanan in the Eastern District of Virginia was not properly issued under Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, which determines how search warrants can be authorized.

Courts in four cases have decided to throw out all evidence obtained by malware in the operation due to the violation.

‘New normal’

Despite the hurdles being faced by the FBI in the Playpen investigation, the bureau could soon have undisputed freedom when it comes to using single warrants to conduct similar probes. Changes to Rule 41 are likely to take effect on December 1, meaning judges will be given more power to issue warrants exactly as Judge Buchanan did.


Many have expressed concern that the changes will give law enforcement too much power to hack internet users both inside and outside the US, with Soghoian saying the technique is “probably the new normal.”

“We should expect to see future operations of this scale conducted not just by the FBI, but by other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, and we should expect to see foreign law enforcement agencies hacking individuals in the United States, too,” he added.

The Department of Justice defended the changes to Rule 41 in a Monday blog post.

“We believe technology should not create a lawless zone merely because a procedural rule has not kept up with the times,” Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Criminal Division wrote in the post.

Although such mass hacking techniques are believed to have so far been limited to child pornography investigations, critics are concerned US authorities will use the changes to Rule 41 to expand the practice to other crimes.

Hampshire College Decides Not to Fly American Flag After Trump Election Dispute


Hampshire College has decided not to fly the American flag or any other flag on its campus after a flag was burned the night before Veterans’ Day.

The school’s decision comes after it received harsh criticism from veterans and community members over the lowering of the flag to half-staff following president-elect Donald Trump’s victory at the polls, WWLP reported. Days after the school lowered the flag, a vandal set it on fire.

“They can be upset, but, they don’t have a lot to worry about,” local resident Christopher Benedetto said to 22 News. “They’re going to a pretty nice school. I’m sure things are pretty good for them. They need to show it a different way, basically.”

Shamtum Jha, of Amherst College said the flag shouldn’t have been touched in the first place.

“Well to be honest, the flag should not have been lowered in the first place, because that just shows outright intolerance for what has happened,” Jha said.

Hampshire College is not the only college that has had a brush with flag-burning because of the election.

Students at American University in Washington, D.C. burned the American flag in protestof Trump’s victory.

A high school in South Carolina also banned the American flag from football gamesbecause they thought it would offend Hispanic students.

Toni Morrison: White Voters ‘Eagerly Embraced’ Trump Out of Fear of a ‘Collapse of White Privilege’


Iconic author Toni Morrison says white Americans overwhelmingly supported President-elect Donald Trump due to fears that “their natural superiority is being lost.”

“Unlike any nation in Europe, the United States holds whiteness as the unifying force,” Morrison writes in an essay for the New Yorkerentitled “Mourning for Whiteness.”

Morrison catalogues an apparent list of concerns held by white Trump voters: “There are ‘people of color’  everywhere, threatening to erase this long-understood definition of America. And what then? Another black President? A predominantly black Senate? Three black Supreme Court Justices? The threat is frightening.”

The Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author also explains the lengths white Americans have gone to “restore whiteness to its former status as a marker of national identity”:

Much as they may hate their behavior, and know full well how craven it is, they are willing to kill small children attending Sunday school and slaughter churchgoers who invite a white boy to pray. Embarrassing as the obvious display of cowardice must be, they are willing to set fire to churches, and to start firing in them while the members are at prayer. And, shameful as such demonstrations of weakness are, they are willing to shoot black children in the street.

Morrison says, “To keep alive the perception of white superiority, these white Americans tuck their heads under cone-shaped hats” and train “their guns on the unarmed, the innocent, the scared, on subjects who are running away, exposing their unthreatening backs to bullets.”

The 85-year-old says, “So scary are the consequences of a collapse of white privilege that many Americans have flocked to a political platform that supports and translates violence against the defenseless as strength.”

Morrison blames the election of Trump on eager “white voters” who “embraced the shame and fear sowed” by the President-elect:

On Election Day, how eagerly so many white voters—both the poorly educated and the well educated—embraced the shame and fear sowed by Donald Trump. The candidate whose company has been sued by the Justice Department for not renting apartments to black people. The candidate who questioned whether Barack Obama was born in the United States, and who seemed to condone the beating of a Black Lives Matter protester at a campaign rally. The candidate who kept black workers off the floors of his casinos. The candidate who is beloved by David Duke and endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan.

Morrison’s is one of sixteen such post-election essays on “Trump’s America” appearing in the November 21 print edition of the New Yorker.

Read Morrison’s entire essay here.