*VIDEO* FBI Director James Comey’s Full Testimony Before House Oversight And Government Reform Committee

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday 06/22/16


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Released Criminal Aliens Committed Nearly 10 Times More Crimes Than Obama Admin. Told Congress – Daily Insider

The Obama Administration “grossly misrepresented” the number of crimes the criminal aliens it released from custody in FY 2014 subsequently committed by nearly tenfold, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) charges.

According to FAIR, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) records the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FIOA) request on FAIR’s behalf reveal that the 30,558 criminal aliens ICE released in FY 2014 committed 13,288 additional crimes.

The number of subsequent convictions contained in FIOA documents is far higher than the 1,423 additional offenses ICE reported to the House Judiciary Committee last July.

The criminal aliens released in FY 2014 who went on to commit those additional crimes had convictions for offenses like homicide, kidnapping, assault, sexual assault, and drunk driving. The new crimes, according to ICE’s report to Congress, included vehicular homicide, domestic violence, sexual assault, DUI, burglary and assault.

“Rather than end dangerous politically-driven policies that have put a total of 85,000 deportable criminal aliens back onto the streets in the last three years, ICE tried to hide them by providing grossly inaccurate information to Congress and the American people,” Dan Stein, the president of FAIR, said in statement.

In April, ICE revealed that it released an additional 19,723 criminal aliens -who had a total of 64,197 convictions among them including 101 homicide convictions, 216 kidnapping convictions, 320 sexual assault convictions, 1,728 assault convictions, and 12,307 driving under the influence of alcohol convictions – from custody in FY 2015…

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Democrat Rep Found Guilty Of All Charges In Racketeering Case – Daily Caller
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Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania was found guilty on 23 charges in a corruption case over an illegal $1 million campaign loan Tuesday.

The House member, who was elected to represent a district covering large portions of Philadelphia in 1995, was convicted of money laundering, fraud and racketeering, the Associated Press reports. The former member of the House Appropriations Committee was routing federal grants and nonprofit funding to pay his debt.

He lost his primary race to retain his seat earlier this year to state Rep. Dwight Evans.

According to the AP, Fattah racked up a large amount of debt during his failed mayoral campaign in 2007…

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Home Intruder Craps Pants, Gets Shot – Washington Free Beacon

A Florida man is recovering in the hospital after breaking into a woman’s home, soiling himself, and getting shot by the homeowner.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office was called to a Ocala, Florida home on Sunday after a break in was reported, according to the Ocala Post. Police said they found Victor Alex Etherington naked, covered in his own feces, and bleeding from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The intruder allegedly began knocking on the home’s kitchen windows demanding to be let in. When the 54-year-old woman inside refused to let him in, police say he kicked in the front door. At that point the victim ran upstairs to her bedroom, called 911, and grabbed her .22 caliber handgun.

“The suspect then followed her upstairs to the bedroom at which time she locked herself in the bedroom closet. The suspect forced entry into the bedroom, took off his shorts, (which he had defecated in) and forced entry into the closet where the victim was hiding,” a police deputy told News13.

“The intruder ended up with no clothes on in her bedroom,” Lauren Lettelier of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office told WFTV.

The woman then shot the intruder once in the abdomen.

Police arrived shortly afterward and found the intruder cowering behind the bedroom door and the woman unharmed. The intruder was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, underwent surgery, and is now is stable condition…

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Hundreds Of Stone-Throwing Migrants Force Calais To Close As They Try To Board Ferries To Britain In Violent Rampage – Daily Mail
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Hundreds of enraged migrants caused chaos in Calais as they tried to board ferries to the UK in a violent rampage.

Police had to use tear gas on the 300-strong mob yesterday as they threw stones and attempted to board lorries.

French authorities were forced to seal off the port as police erected barriers to contain the ferocious crowd which was shouting ‘f*** the UK’.

Witnesses said that migrants blocked traffic on the way to the port so they could break into lorries in a desperate bid to reach Britain.

And people turned to social media to express their shock at the scenes…

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Clinton Foundation “Hacked By Russians”, “Foundation Vulnerabilities” Document Leaked – Zero Hedge

Moments ago the newswires lit up with news that the Clinton Foundation was among the organizations breached by suspected Russian hackers in a dragnet of the U.S. political apparatus ahead of the Nov. election, Bloomberg reports.

As Bloomberg adds, the attacks on the foundation’s network, as well as those of the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, compound concerns about her digital security even as the FBI continues to investigate her use of a personal e-mail server while she was secretary of state.

A spokesman for the foundation, Brian Cookstra, said he wasn’t aware of any breach. The compromise of the foundation’s computers was first identified by government investigators as recently as last week, the people familiar with the matter said. Agents monitor servers used by hackers to communicate with their targets, giving them a back channel view of attacks, often even before the victims detect them.

That’s the official version, and one which accurately focuses on the porous security at both the DNC and Clinton Foundation servers.

What really happened is that earlier today, the infamous hacker Guccifer2 – who as we reported previously, revealed himself as the individual who penetrated the DNC server (which was also blamed on Russian hackers) and revealed to the world the DNC’s “attack files” on Donald Trump, among others, including the Clinton mega donors – released another data dump which he titled as the “Dossier on Hillary Clinton from DNC.”

In the post he says the following:

This’s time to keep my word and here’re the docs I promised you…

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The Insidious Power Of The Media Disinformation Campaign For Hillary Clinton – American Thinker
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The conservative radio personality, Chris Plante (WMAL, Washington, DC) opines that the most insidious power of the media is their power to ignore. While it is certainly true that the chief editor of a major newspaper or the producer of a network newscast has the ability to spike or kill a story, which is essentially their way of “ignoring” the news if you will, what is more subtle, deceitful – and dare I suggest corrupt – is their penchant to frame a story to fit a specific narrative. They no longer report the news, but they do shape a message.

There is not a finer example of the media ignoring the facts and shaping a message than what we are witnessing regarding Hillary Clinton’s email server, the classified material on that server, as well as the case of the missing emails. The media have embraced the Clinton campaign’s narrative that there is “nothing to see here,” that there wasn’t some “mishandling email controversy,” at most, or repeat Secretary Clinton’s own bogus statement, “using a personal e-mail was permissible” as “other Secretaries of State did the same thing.” Other excuses have been thrown against the wall to see if something will stick, such as, she was “trying to protect her privacy” or “she was clueless about how regular emails work on a conventional computer.”…

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DOJ Backtracks And Releases Unredacted Transcript Of Orlando Shooter’s Calls To Police – Business Insider

The FBI and the Department of Justice released an unredacted transcript of the Orlando shooter’s phone conversations with police on the night of the massacre after facing backlash for leaving out the gunman’s references to ISIS in an earlier version of the transcript.

“We have re-issued the complete transcript to include these references in order to provide the highest level of transparency possible under the circumstances,” the DOJ said in a statement released on Monday afternoon.

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NBC’s Chuck Todd on Sunday that the transcript would be “partial” and omit the group’s name.

“What we’re not going to do is further proclaim this man’s pledges of allegiance to terrorist groups, and further his propaganda,” Lynch said. “We are not going to hear him make his assertions of allegiance [to ISIS].”

But critics were quick to accuse the FBI of trying to downplay Mateen’s sympathies for the extremist group by omitting its name from the transcript.

“Selectively editing this transcript is preposterous,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement on Monday. “We know the shooter was a radical Islamist extremist inspired by ISIS. We also know he intentionally targeted the LGBT community. The administration should release the full, unredacted transcript so the public is clear-eyed about who did this, and why.”

The gunman, who has since been identified as 29-year-old Omar Mateen, spoke to a 911 dispatcher and crisis negotiators as he carried out his attack on the Orlando nightclub Pulse on June 12, which left 49 people dead and more than 50 others wounded…

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56 Shot, 13 Killed During Father’s Day Weekend In Chicago – Breitbart
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Another holiday brought another slaughter of innocents in heavily gun-controlled Chicago. Fifty-six people were shot during Father’s Day weekend, and 13 of those shooting victims died.

According to the Chicago Tribune, “The city recorded its 300th homicide this weekend and went on to record six others over a 60-hour period that saw 56 people shot, 13 fatally, from Friday afternoon through early Monday morning.” From Friday into Saturday alone, five people were killed and another nine were wounded.

This brings the number shot in Chicago to “about 1,800 people” year-t0-date, the Tribune reports.

Breitbart News previously reported that May 2016 was the deadliest May that Chicago has witnessed since 1995. The Tribune reported “nearly 400” people shot and 66 killed in May alone…

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British Sniper Takes Out Two ISIS Bombers With One Shot, Saving Hundreds Of Lives – Daily Caller

A British Special Air Service (SAS) sniper took out two Islamic State bombers with a single shot, saving hundreds of lives in the process.

The SAS sniper took his shot from just over half a mile away, killing the terrorist driver in a split second.

But the story doesn’t end there. The bullet passed through the driver’s head and also hit his accomplice in the neck – an incredible feat, given these two targets were moving. The shot was one of the best in SAS history, according to an SAS source who spoke with the Daily Star Sunday.

“If the sniper had missed a lot of people would have lost their lives,” the SAS source said.

The ISIS driver and his passenger were on their way last month to a detonation site in Libya, where they planned to set off a car bomb and kill hundreds at a Tripoli marketplace. A local Libyan intelligence agent passed over information regarding the coming plot to the British, who promptly got their assets in play to put a stop to the massacre.

The SAS sniper took out his 338 Lapua Magnum rifle and fired two shots off-target to help give him an idea of the wind and speed of the car. Then, aiming carefully, he fired a single round, which hit the driver in the head and caused the car to veer off the road and crash. Libyan soldiers stepped in and fired a hail of machine gun fire on the car, detonating the bomb in the vehicle and causing a massive explosion.

Unfortunately, there are up to 20 British fighters in Libya who have declared loyalty to ISIS…

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The Lawyers Who Could Take Down Hillary Clinton’s Campaign – Daily Beast
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In February, a federal judge took the highly unusual step of ruling that State Department officials and aides to Hillary Clinton should be questioned under oath about her use of a private email server, a controversy that has dogged the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee for more than a year.

In comments from the bench, a visibly frustrated Judge Emmet Sullivan complained about the fragmentary way that new revelations about Clinton’s email use have come to light – largely through press reports and leaks and her shifting explanations for why she set up the server in her New York home rather than use an official “.gov” account when she was secretary of state.

“This is a constant drip… That’s what we’re having here, you know, and it needs to stop,” Sullivan said. He ruled that Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group that had brought a lawsuit seeking answers about Clinton’s email server, could question six officials and top Clinton aides about why the email system was set up in the first place and how it was used. Transcripts of those interviews must be made public…

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Activists Plan ‘World’s Largest Fart-In’ During Hillary’s DNC Speech – American Mirror

Far-left activists aren’t going away quietly – or with a pleasant aroma.

Cheri Honkala, head of Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, is organizing the world’s largest ‘fart-in’ to be held on July 28 at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center during Hillary Clinton’s anticipated Democratic nomination acceptance speech.

“We will be holding a massive bean supper for Bernie Sanders delegates on American Street in my Kensington neighborhood on the afternoon of July 28,” Honkala says, TruthDig reports.

“We are setting up a Clintonville there, modeled on the Hoovervilles of the 1930s where the poor and unemployed built shanty towns. The Sanders delegates, their bellies full of beans, will be able to return to the Wells Fargo Center and greet the rhetorical flatulence of Hillary Clinton with the real thing.”

Activists have invited Bernie Sanders to join their bean supper, which Honkala has dubbed “Beans for Hillary.”

“Any remaining beans will be served to the homeless, although we will, of course, be urging Sanders delegates to eat as much as possible,” she says.

Leftist author Chris Hedges will be offering a “nondemoniational” prayer at the dinner.

“I am happy to bless a meal that will be put to such effective political use,” Hedges says, according to TruthDig…

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Liberal Site Becomes Internet Laughingstock After Writing About ‘Grenade Launcher’ Mod To AR-15 – Independent Journal Review
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In the wake of the Orlando shooting, countless media outlets have tried to explain what an AR-15 rifle does and how it works.

Independent Journal Review reporter Joe Perticone recently debunked certain misconceptions about the gun, including the myth that it’s an assault rifle and can fire 700 rounds in a minute, which Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Florida) told a CNN anchor last week.

Now, Vox has attempted to explain the AR-15, still referring to it as an “assault” rifle.

There’s just one problem, Vox obtained the above graphic from the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, an anti-gun group, which identified a 37mm launcher as a “grenade launcher.”…

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Anti-Trump Protester Arrested After Trying To Take Police Officer’s Gun At Vegas Rally – Gateway Pundit

Anti-Trump protester Michael Sandford was arrested Saturday at Donald Trump’s Las Vegas rally at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino.

Sandford said he wanted to get an autograph from the police officer but instead went for the officer’s gun.

FOX News reported:

Authorities in Las Vegas arrested a 19-year-old man after he allegedly tried to disarm a police officer at the Donald Trump presidential rally.

Las Vegas Metro police said Michael Sanford approached a uniformed officer and started a conversation looking to get an autograph. Minutes into the conversation, Sanford attempted to disarm the officer, police said.

Authorities said officers assigned to the rally were able to take Sanford into custody with little disruption at the venue. No other incidents or injuries were reported.

He was handed over the Secret Service where he will face charges…

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Abortionist Hisses At Pro-Lifer: ‘I Love’ Killing Unborn Babies – WorldNetDaily
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An abortionist in California, apparently upset by the presence of a pro-life activists standing outside his clinic, charged through the front doors of the facility while wielding a pair of scissors and proclaimed his “love” of tearing unborn babies apart in the womb.

The bizarre exchange with Dr. Robert Santella outside his Family Planning Associates abortion facility in San Diego was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube, reported LifeSite News.

“Stinky breath!” screamed Santella when the sidewalk counselor told him to repent.

“That’s pretty evil of you,” the counselor responds…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update – Muslim Massacre Edition


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Obama Calls For More Gun Control, Doesn’t Link Orlando Terror Attack To Islam – Daily Mail
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President Obama furthered his gun control message today when addressing the massacre in Orlando that killed 50 people, making it the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

‘Although it’s still early in the investigation we know enough to say that this was an act of terror and an act of hate,’ Obama said, making no reference to ISIS or Islamic terror in his brief remarks.

Obama called the shooting spree, at the gay nightclub Pulse during Pride month in the United States, a reminder of how easy it is for someone to get a hold of a weapon that could kill people in a ‘school, or a house of worship, or a movie theater, or in a nightclub.’

‘And we have to decide if that’s the kind of country we want to be,’ Obama said…

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Omar Mateen Pledged Allegiance To ISIS, Official Says – CNN

The gunman who killed 50 people at an Orlando nightclub pledged allegiance to ISIS and mentioned the Boston bombing in a 911 call, according to a U.S. official.

Suspect Omar Mateen made the call more than 20 minutes into the attack, a law enforcement official said.

Authorities haven’t officially released the gunman’s name, but several law enforcement officials have identified him to CNN as Mateen.

The 29-year-old, who was killed by police, is from Fort Pierce, Florida, the officials said.

Local and federal bomb squad teams entered Mateen’s apartment there Sunday afternoon as authorities tried to piece together details about the attack. Investigators haven’t revealed what they found there.

The gunman was born in New York, a U.S. official said, and his parents are originally from Afghanistan.

Authorities haven’t said what led Mateen to attack the Pulse nightclub, which bills itself as “the hottest gay bar in Orlando.”…

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ISIS Officially Claims Responsibility For Orlando Massacre – Vocativ
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ISIS Amaq News Agency has officially claimed responsibility for the deadly shooting in Orlando, saying that “a soldier of the Islamic State has carried out the attack.”

Suspected gunman Omar Mateen killed 50 people inside a gay nightclub early Sunday morning; shortly beforehand, he called 911 to pledge his allegiance to the Islamic State. Long before ISIS issued its response, users on one of the main ISIS forums praised the violence.

“Oh America, you will not sleep and shut an eye as long as there are Mujahedeen. May God will bless you my brother and grant you with heaven,” wrote one supporter. Said another, “Allah Akbar, the target is a place for deviant people, who also known as homosexuals.”…

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Another Planned Attack? Suspect With Explosives, Camo Outfit, Assault Weapons Arrested In West Hollywood – Zero Hedge

While initial reports are scarce and there is no confirmation yet, moments ago a ProPublica reporter wrote that according to LA law enforcement, a suspect dressed in a camouflage outfit and wearing a security badge, transporting explosives and assault weapons, was arrested in West Hollywood, a popular neighborhood among the Los Angeles gay community, just as the local gay pride Parade was set to begin.

As a reminder, tens of thousands of people were expected to flood West Hollywood on Sunday for the annual L.A. Pride Parade. The festival celebrating the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community kicked off Friday with a musical lineup that features more than 40 artists, headlined by pop stars Charli XCX and Carly Rae Jepsen. Held in West Hollywood Park, festival hours are 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday and noon to 11 p.m. on Sunday.

If confirmed, this may suggest some coordination in attacks targeting gay events across the US.

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Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as assault rifles and ammunition in the car of a man who told them he was in town for the L.A. Pride festival in West Hollywood, a law enforcement source said.

Early Sunday, there was a call to Santa Monica police of a suspected prowler near Olympic Boulevard and 11th Street. Patrol officers responded and encountered an individual who told officers he was waiting for a friend. That led officers to inspect the car and find several weapons and a lot of ammunition as well as tannerite, an ingredient that could be used to create a pipe bomb…

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Donald Trump Reacts To Florida Nightclub Shooting – Breitbart
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Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump reacted early this morning to the news of the mass shooting at a club in Orlando, Florida.

“Really bad shooting in Orlando,” he wrote at 8:07 a.m. “Police investigating possible terrorism. Many people dead and wounded.”

Later Trump updated his response, calling for renewed vigilance against terrorism.

“Horrific incident in FL. Praying for all the victims & their families,” he wrote. “When will this stop? When will we get tough, smart & vigilant?”…

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Muslim Mass Murderer Omar Mateen Had Been Investigated By FBI, Tied To Islamic Terror Groups – Pamela Gellar

The jihadi who slaughtered at least 50 at a gay nightclub in Florida last night was known to law enforcement. More of their “Muslim outreach,” I’m sure.

“Omar Mateen, Terrorist Who Attacked Orlando Gay Club, Had Been Investigated by FBI,” Daily Beast:

Mateen was a ‘known quantity’ to federal law enforcement before he killed 53 people in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Mateen came to the attention of federal authorities twice prior to being identified as the gunman in the Orlando nightclub mass shooting, a senior law enforcement source told The Daily Beast.

The source reports that Mateen became a person of interest in 2013 and again in 2014. The Federal Bureau of Investigation at one point opened an investigation of him, but subsequently closed the case when it produced nothing that appeared to warrant further investigation.

“He’s a known quantity,” the source said. “He’s been on the radar before.”

The gunman is said by the source to have been born in New York and to have been married for a time to a woman from New Jersey…

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FBI: Suspect Bragged About Ties To ‘Terrorist Organizations’ – Daily Caller
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FBI Special Agent Ron Hopper, who’s in charge of Orlando’s FBI office, says that the individual who attacked an Orlando nightclub Sunday morning bragged about “having ties to terrorist organizations.”

The shooter is reportedly Omar Mateen, a U.S. citizen from Port Saint Lucie, Fla., according to CBS News.

Hopper said, “The history that we know of this individual so far is that he may have made threats that he was tied to” islamic terror.

In an interview on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends Sunday,” Hopper said, “There’s allegations that the individual has made threats in the past to having ties to terrorist organizations…

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Top Florida Imam Says “Do Not Sensationalize” Pulse Massacre, Calls For More Gun Control – Gateway Pundit

Orlando authorities held their first news conference Sunday morning on the #Pulse nightclub massacre.

50 people were slaughtered by Islamist Omar Mateen at the gay nightclub early Sunday morning.

Islamist Omar Mateen was identified as #Pulse Nightclub killer. Omar has Afghan parents and is registered as a Democrat.

Orlando officials invited Imam Muhammad Musri, the president and senior imam of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, to speak to reporters. This was the first press conference held by Orlando officials after the massacre. No Christian or Jewish leaders were invited to speak to reporters.

Imam Musri blamed the Islamist attack on lax gun laws. WOW!…
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NYC-Born Islamic Extremist Omar Mateen Shoots Dead 50, Injures 53 In Orlando Gay Club Massacre –
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The gunman who slaughtered at least 50 people inside a gay club in Orlando called 911 and swore allegiance to the leader of Islamic State shortly before the massacre, according to law enforcement officials.

Shooter Omar Mateen, 29, from Port St. Lucie in Florida, opened fire at Pulse night club in the early hours of this morning.

At least 50 people were killed and 53 others were injured in the shooting in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. A surgeon at Orlando Regional Medical Center said the death toll was likely to climb.

But shortly before the attack, Mateen, who was born in New York to Afghan parents, called emergency services and pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, law enforcement officials told NBC News…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Friday 06/10/16


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The Obama Admin Blocked An Iranian-American Judge From Hearing Iranian Immigration Cases – Daily Caller

In 2015, immigration Judge A. Ashley Tabaddor sued the United States Department of Justice after it forced her to recuse herself from “all immigration cases involving Iranians.”

According to reporting from NPR, Obama’s DOJ first became “concerned with the appearance of impropriety” after Tabaddor – who is of Iranian descent – attended a 2012 White House meeting with other high-profile Iranian-Americans.

NPR states that before signing off on her attending the meeting, Tabaddor’s DOJ superiors recommended she recuse herself from any future cases involving Iranian nationals, yet when she returned to Los Angeles after the summit, that recommendation “became an official order.”

National Association of Immigration Judges president Dana Leigh Marks confirmed to NPR that the DOJ’s demands of Tabaddor “[appeared] to be discriminatory based on her Iranian heritage.”

NPR’s Richard Gonzales noted that although immigration cases are assigned at random, “sometimes the parties will ask that a judge recuse him or herself if they suspect a conflict of interest or bias.”…

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Report: Hillary’s Email Scheme Probably Compromised Covert CIA Identities – Hot Air
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A report from the Associated Press reveals how Hillary Clinton’s private, unsecured email scheme is likely responsible for revealing names of covert CIA agents referred to in the former Secretary of State’s redacted correspondence.

“Start with the entirely plausible view that foreign intelligence services discovered and rifled Hillary Clinton’s server,” said Stewart Baker, a Washington lawyer who spent more than three years as an assistant secretary of the Homeland Security Department and is former legal counsel for the National Security Agency.

If so, those infiltrators would have copies of all her emails with the names not flagged as being linked to the agency…

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Forget Manipulative Editing, Katie Couric’s Team Likely Violated Federal Law – National Review

The plot thickens. A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that Stephanie Soechtig, the director of a Katie Couric-fronted gun-control infomercial titled Under the Gun, had selectively edited her interviewees’ testimony in order to make them look dumb. Now, it seems that Soechtig and her team may have bigger problems than having been caught in a lie: One or more among them may be heading toward a felony charge.

During a recent television interview, Soechtig claimed indignantly that she had sent a co-producer from Colorado into the state of Arizona, where he made contact with a private gun seller and purchased three handguns and a “Bushmaster” rifle. According to Soechtig, that these transactions were “perfectly legal” demonstrates that the laws need changing.

The problem for Soechtig – and for her broader argument – is that these transactions weren’t in fact legal. Not even close. Under existing federal law, one may obtain firearms outside of one’s state of residence only from a federally licensed firearms dealer. Moreover, at least until Mance v. Lynch is resolved, one may legally obtain a handgun only in one’s own state of residence. If, as Soechtig claims, a Colorado resident purchased three handguns and a rifle from a private seller in another state, he broke federal law at least four times.

Tellingly, Soechtig has changed her story. On June 6, she posted the following message to Facebook:

While it may seem hard to believe that one could buy these types of guns this easily, all purchases in the film were made completely legally. Arizona law allows out-of-state residents to buy long guns (i.e. rifles, shotguns, military style assault rifles) from a private seller without a background check…

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Mexican Drug Cartel Kidnaps 150 People, Horrifically Tortures And Slaughters Them – Shoebat
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The Mexican drug cartel, Las Zetas, conducted the mass slaughtering of 150 people in a death camp. The victims were kidnapped and brought to a major prison which they used as a human slaughterhouse; they were tortured and butchered. According to one report:

Members of the notorious Zetas drug cartel turned the prison where they were being held in northern Mexico into a death camp where they tortured and killed around 150 people, and then incinerated the bodies or dissolved them in acid, the authorities say.

José Ángel Herrera, the chief prosecutor for cases of disappeared people in the state of Coahuila, made the allegations on Wednesday while announcing warrants to arrest five of the prisoners allegedly involved – at least some of whom are still behind bars…

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Venezuela Opposition Leader Hit On The Face With Metal Pipe As Police Watch – Zero Hedge

Following the recent tragic stories of mass looting by the country’s starving population, which has resulted in at least one death, and even people resorting to killing animals for food, little can shock us anymore as we follow Venezuela’s total social disintegration. Which is why we took today’s news that the leader of Venezuela’s congressional opposition bloc was hit in the face with a pipe, and bloodied as he attempted to make his way into a government building, with hardly any surprise at all.

As photographs circulating online show, government supporters attacked Congressman Julio Borges with a pipe.

He spoke at a press conference after the attack with blood streaming down from his nose and mouth, and bloody stains on his button-down shirt.

Borges had been attempting to enter the headquarters of the country’s electoral body in downtown Caracas with other opposition figures. The area was heavily militarized, with lines of police looking on.

Borges accused police of pushing him toward gangs loyal to President Nicolas Maduro.

“Government supporters beat us with total impunity with pipes, stones, and explosives that went off in the middle of a group of lawmakers,” Borges said. “Maduro, what we want is to vote.”…

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Liberal Journalist Asks Hispanics On The Border About The Trump Wall… Gets Shocking Answer – 100PercentFedUp
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A “liberal Reporter” for Esquire got a dose of reality when he went along the border and asked “anyone he saw” to weigh in on what needs to be done on the border to stop illegals. What he got was a very surprising result! Most everyone he asked wanted a border wall but most shocking to the journalist was the positive hispanic response.

Esquire sent a journalist to Texas with orders to survey the people living along the border and ask them what they think needs to be done to stop the flow of illegal immigrants.

The magazine’s editor-in-chief, Jay Fielden, recently appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to explain what happened when Esquire sent what host Joe Scarborough referred to as a “liberal journalist” to the Texas-Mexico border. Fielden said he instructed the reporter to “go down there with no preconceived notions, just an empty notebook.”…

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Trump Support With Latinos Now At 37%, Black Support At 26% – Gateway Pundit

Donald Trump is currently running only 4 points behind Hillary Clinton with Latino voters. He also has 26% support from black voters. This is devastating news for Democrats.

Fox News Latino reported:

It is evident that Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of political campaigning, leaving the so-called experts, analysts, journalists and even the GOP itself puzzled by the power and effectiveness of his approach.

Latino advocacy groups and some celebrities have launched powerful videos, protests and campaigns against Trump. Recognized conservative voices like Marco Rubio, Susana Martinez, the Bush family, and even Pope Francis himself have made their discontent clear with the candidate, but could it be possible he is actually gaining support among Hispanics?

Numerous articles and Op-Eds have discounted his so-called “rise” among Latinos by pointing out the flawed nature of polls. Back in February, after claiming a win with 46 percent of the Hispanic vote in Nevada, critics quickly challenged the full sample size of voters captured to disregard the number. Most recently, Latino-Decisions published an article called “Why Polls On Latinos Get It Wrong,” confirming that current ways of polling are under-representing Latinos’ voice…

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Hillary’s Campaign Chair Acknowledges Private Email Use Could Be ‘Disqualifying’ – Daily Caller
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Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta acknowledged that Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and account while secretary of state has “definitely hurt her” and that some may consider it “disqualifying.”

Tuesday on the podcast Recode Replay, Podesta acknowledged that it was “a mistake” to combine work and personal emails.

He added, “But the question is, given the stakes of this election, is that, you know, is that a mistake that you would judge as disqualifying. Maybe some people will.”…

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Trump To Hold Summit With 900 Religious Leaders – Breitbart

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to hold an event with hundreds of religious leaders on June 21st in New York City.

Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance is a co-sponsor for the event with Trump, where close to 900 religious leaders will meet.

“We wanted to bring together hundreds of the nation’s top evangelical and social conservative leaders so he could make his pitch for their support,” Nance stated. “There is still a question about whether or not evangelicals can unify behind his candidacy.”

The event titled, “A Conversation about America’s Future” will feature both Trump and Dr. Ben Carson.

The invitation lists several groups hosting the event, including United in Purpose, My Faith Votes, Global Fund Group, FCCI, Charles W. Herbster, Vision America Action, AFA Action, and Family Research Council…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Friday 06/03/16


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‘Hillary Clinton Has To Go To Jail’: Donald Trump Goes Into Full Attack Mode After Clinton’s Scorching Speech – Business Insider

Donald Trump hit back at Hillary Clinton at a rally in San Jose Thursday evening, declaring that the Democratic frontrunner “has to go to jail” and is “guilty as hell.”

“Hillary Clinton has to go to jail. Alright I said it. She has to go to jail,” he said.

“The fact that they even allow her to participate in this race is a disgrace to the United States, is a disgrace to our nation.”

Trump’s shots at Clinton came after a fiery foreign policy speech she gave earlier the same day, during which she denounced Trump’s policy proposals as “as a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds, and outright lies” and declared that electing him would be a “historic mistake.”

While Trump didn’t go into detail about the arguments Clinton made in her speech, he called it “phony” and a “Donald Trump hit job,” and lambasted her for her ongoing email scandal.

He also suggested Clinton only supports President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran because she’s worried about facing jail time.

He said he’s confident the FBI will indict her, and said if he wins the presidency, his attorney general will “take a very good look into it.”

“The only reason she’s behaving like this, and the only reason she’s been dragged so far left, believe me, is she doesn’t want to go to jail over the emails.”…

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Anti-Trump Protesters Riot In The Streets Of San Jose – Daily Wire
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I’ve never seen anything like that in America before,” said one man who witnessed the violent mob of Donald Trump protesters who assaulted his supporters and San Jose police officers, throwing eggs, bottles, and punches, vandalizing vehicles and lighting stolen property on fire. Following the chaos, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, a Hillary Clinton supporter, excused the rioters, blaming Trump for the violence.

Despite the mainstream media’s desperate hope to somehow spin or downplay the appalling violence carried out by anti-Trump thugs in San Jose Thursday, there’s simply no way to mask the outrageous actions of the Leftist mob, which included protesters burning Americans flags, chanting “Make California Mexico Again,” covering their faces with bandanas to hide their identities, and throwing up gang signs as they terrorized Trump supporters, destroyed private property, and wreaked havoc.

“The protesters chased and taunted Trump’s supporters outside the San Jose Convention Center. They surrounded one woman and threw eggs and bottles at her,” reports NBC Los Angeles. One rally attendee, Steve Tong, described the scene as “unbelievable,” adding that he’d “never seen anything like that in America before.”…

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10-Year-Old Raped By Refugee Asks Liberal For Help, Their Response Is Worse – Mad World News

A little girl was lured into a migrant man’s room at an asylum center and brutally raped while her screams for help went ignored. When he was finished, she ran to the liberal worker and told them what had happened. However, instead of calling the police and helping the injured and traumatized child, they had just one concern.

In an effort to expose the sickening leftist agenda behind the Swedish Migration Board, TV4 introduced a segment called Cold Facts, which highlights the levels of depravity leftists will stoop in order to salvage their failed policies. Understanding the corruption and scandal that takes place in the immigration offices and asylum centers, even the investigative reporters were shocked by a little girl’s horrific testimony.

Fria Tider reports that while many women and children have been brutally assaulted during their stay in asylum centers, one brave little girl’s harrowing story gives a much-needed look into the ugly side of the refugee crisis. The child’s words prove not only the inhumanity within the refugee centers but that it’s also being perpetuated by the leftists in charge.

“I was scared. I screamed but no one was there. It felt like he was going to take me again and do the same. I think about it every night. I think of what he did to me,” says the girl in the program.

When the child went to center workers for help, they refused to report the rape and attempted to cover it up instead. Several other women and children came forward with complaints that the Swedish Migration Board has ignored their abuse reports and even worked with asylum centers to hide assault, sexual assault, and child molestation. In fact, one employee was caught waving off an attempted rape in the center as “small stuff.”…

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Clinton, Aides Tried To Use Wireless Devices In Secure Areas – Washington Times
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her aides tried to use personal hand-held electronic devices inside areas used to store classified information, according to the just-released State Department inspector general report.

The Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the State Department’s security arm, told the inspector general that in March 2009 Mrs. Clinton rejected an offer from security officials to provide her with a secure government smartphone. “DS was informed that Secretary Clinton’s staff had been asking to use BlackBerry devices inside classified areas,” said the report, released late last month.

Another portion of the inspector general’s report states that Mrs. Clinton sought in late January 2009 to bring her BlackBerry into a secure area. Instead, State Department officials offered to set up a computer near her office desk to check emails, although the report says the stand-alone computer was never installed…

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Obama Taps Yet Another Muslim Brotherhood-Linked Official To Prominent WH Role – Truth Revolt

For nearly eight years, President Obama has appointed a range of Muslim officials with terror-links to influential positions within the administration. The latest in a long line is Zaki Barzinji, whom Obama just tapped as the new associate director of public engagement for the White House.

The Clarion Project notes that Barzinji worked for the Islamic Society of North American (ISNA), an organization targeted by the U.S. Justice Department as a Muslim Brotherhood affiliate and was named an unindicted co-conspirator in a major Hamas-funding trial.

Oh, and Barzinji’s grandfather was also a Muslim Brotherhood terror suspect.

Oh, and according to Clarion Project, Barzinji previously served as the deputy director of intergovernmental affairs for Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who is currently under investigation for “possible political corruption.”

​Of the Obama appointee’s grandfather, Clarion notes that Jamal Barzinji, deceased as of last year, “was a founder and/or senior official in virtually every group identified as a Muslim Brotherhood front in America.”

Mysteriously, the Obama Justice Department dropped a planned indictment of the elder Barzinji and in 2013, Zaki accepted an award on his grandfather’s behalf at “the Hamas/Brotherhood-linked Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Virginia, which the late Barzinji helped found.”…

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UC Irvine College Republicans To Distribute Baby Pacifiers To Campus Liberals Ahead Of Milo Event – Breitbart
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Students at the University of California, Irvine, are planning to distribute baby pacifiers to a liberal student group who is planning a “safe space” event ahead of Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ upcoming visit to campus.

According to a press release by the UCI College Republicans, the student group has plans to combat political correctness by distributing pacifiers at a safe space event that was organized by the administration in response to Yiannopoulos’ upcoming stop of “The Dangerous Faggot Tour” which is scheduled for Thursday, June 2.

The statement from the UCI College Republicans cited President Obama’s 2015 criticism of campus coddling culture in which he condemned students for rejecting texts and speaker that they find offensive. “I don’t agree that you, when you become students at colleges, have to be coddled and protected from different points of views,” Obama said in a town hall event in Des Moines, Iowa in 2015…

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DOJ Defies Federal Judge To Protect White House’s Amnesty – Daily Caller

The U.S. Department of Justice is refusing an order from a federal judge to release details of benefits provided to over 100,000 illegal immigrants under President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

U.S. District Court Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered the Justice Department to produce a list of individuals who received deportation deferrals from the 2014 DHS directive in a decision made May 19. The decision was made after learning DoJ had not disclosed that approximately 100,000 illegal immigrants had received three-year deferrals from deportation between November 20, 2014 and March 3, 2015. The Justice Department urged Hanen to stay his order in a brief released late Tuesday.

The 2014 DHS directive expanded a program that allowed individuals who immigrated illegally to the United States as children to obtain work permits and renewable two-year deferrals from deportation. The 2014 directive expanded this program, allowing the parents of such individuals to obtain work permits. It also increased the deferral period from two years to three.

Judge Hanen says the Justice Department assured him the 2014 program would not be implemented until February 2015, affording him time to evaluate the case. However, the federal government began issuing deferrals months earlier, in November 2014.

“They knowingly continued to hide this conduct for months and only admitted it once they realized the number of violations exceeded 100,000,” Judge Hanen wrote in his order. He also ordered Justice Department attorneys to attend a legal ethics course…

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Obama Tries to Trash Trump… Turns Into A Stuttering Mess Instead – Right News
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Poor Barack. He wanted to sound more powerful. He really did!

After the White House announced Obama was going to “take down” Trump on the campaign trail, the lame duck president went to Indiana today to hold a rally and trash-talk the GOP nominee.

Unfortunately, it didn’t go as planned… he turned into a stuttering mess.

Barack Obama: If we turn against each other based on division of race or religion. If-if-if-if-if-if-if-if-if-if-if we fall for, you know, a bunch of okie-doke, just because, you know it-it-it. You know, it-it-it-it-it-it sounds funny or the tweets are provocative.

The Teleprompter-in-Chief had a major malfunction…

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White House Secretly Squashed IRS Resistance To ObamaCare’s Illegal Subsidies – Breitbart

The New York Times reports on a secret meeting from 2014, exposed thanks to sworn testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee, at which a vanload of IRS officials were told to stifle their complaints about billions of dollars in flagrantly illegal ObamaCare funding.

Upon arrival, the I.R.S. officials, some of whom had expressed doubts that the Obama administration had the proper authority to spend billions of dollars on a crucial element of its [Obamacare] health care law, were ushered into a conference room.

There, they were presented with an Office of Management and Budget memo laying out the administration’s justification for spending $3.9 billion on consumer health insurance subsidies. They were told they could read it but could not take notes or make copies.

The O.M.B. officials left the room to allow their visitors a moment to absorb the document, and then returned to answer a few questions and note that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. had been briefed and signed off on the legal rationale.

“It was not a common practice in my 10 years in government at the three agencies where I worked,” said David Fisher, a former I.R.S. financial risk officer, recounting the odd meeting during a deposition on May 11 conducted by investigators for the House Ways and Means Committee…

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Black Lives Matter Leader Charged With Sex Trafficking Is Also An Alleged Charity ‘Scammer’ – Daily Caller
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In addition to being an accused child sex trafficker, Black Lives Matter activist Charles Wade is a financial “scammer,” says a lawyer for a St. Louis real estate developer who lost more than $10,000 after Wade skipped town last year without paying rent.

By some estimates, Wade, a former stylist for Beyonce Knowles’ sister Solange, took in hundreds of thousands of dollars in online donations for a group called Operation Help or Hush (OHOH) that he co-founded in the wake of the Aug. 9, 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown. The group’s stated mission was to provide temporary housing for protesters in the St. Louis area.

Wade, 33, drew national attention earlier this month after The Daily Caller reported that he was arrested on April 25 on sex trafficking charges. Police in College Park, Md. say that Wade pimped out a 17-year-old girl using the website backpage.com…

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Trump Hatin’ “Mexican Judge” Awarded Scholarships To Illegal Immigrants – GotNews

The Trump hating “Mexican” judge once stressed his Mexican heritage as being essential to relationship he built with Mexican government, saluted his own “immigrant” origins, and repeatedly worked with anti-white activist group La Raza.

Judge Gonzalo Curiel even awarded scholarships to illegal immigrants in San Diego in 2014.

While nearly all of the scholarship winners were born in another country Ricardo Elorza bragged about his accomplishments as an illegal.

Mr. Elorza immigration to the United States when he was 11 years old. In college, he led worships at high schools, non-profit organizations, colleges and parks where he talked about the DREAM ACT… Mr. Elorza wishes to someday tell any student struggling with higher education, “Look, a boy from Oaxaca, who did not know English and is undocumented has now graduated from law school and is an attorney.”

The media attacked Trump for pointing out that the anti-Trump judge who had allowed a class action lawsuit to proceed against him was a Trump hater.

Is he Mexican?

You bet he’s Mexican. The judge’s obsessed with letting you know how Mexican he is.

“We were working without the disconnect of interpreters and barriers of culture,” Curiel told the New York Times in 2002. “When it comes down to it this [drug dealing across the border] involves the country of our parents.” (Tim Weiner, “New Web of Trust Topples a Mighty Mexican Cartel,” New York Times, April 26, 2002)…

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Woman Shocked To Find Neighbor’s Frozen Mother In $30 Used Freezer –
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A North Carolina woman who bought her neighbor’s used standalone freezer thought she got a steal for only $30. But upon opening it, her delight turned to shock when she discovered her neighbor’s mother dead and frozen solid inside.

When a woman from Goldsboro, North Carolina, discovered her neighbor was preparing to move away, the $30 deal for the freezer was struck. She moved the freezer into her home, plugged it in, but left it for three weeks unopened.

When she was finally ready to use the freezer, she was shocked by what she found inside.

“My heart was in my throat and I ran outside, called 911,” the neighbor said.

The freezer’s new owner said her recently moved neighbor insisted that the unit stay closed for several weeks because inside was a “church project” in the form of a “time capsule” that must stay undisturbed…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday 06/01/15


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Trump University Lawsuit Brought By Firm Who Paid $675,000 To Bill And Hillary Clinton – Conservative Treehouse

Research by Lawnewz has discovered the legal firm behind the Trump civil action lawsuit paid Bill and Hillary Clinton massive amounts of money for speeches and advocacy during and after Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State:

Donald Trump has undoubtedly made the class action lawsuit against Trump University a prime campaign issue. For the last several days, he has been on a tear against federal Judge Gonzolo Curiel who is overseeing one of the class action lawsuits against Trump University. In the lawsuit, former students claim that the University and Trump violated federal law by luring them to sign up with false promises and then defrauded them once they handed over their checks.

LawNewz.com discovered that when it comes to politics, Robbins Gellar Rudman & Dowd, the law firm behind the class action lawsuit, is not exactly neutral either. Our analysis, using data compiled by The Washington Post, found that Robbins Gellar Rudman & Dowd paid the Clintons a total of $675,000 in fees for speeches since 2009. Hillary Clinton gave a speech for the law firm as recently as September 4, 2014.

Bill Clinton also gave a speech for the same fee back in 2014, and another one in 2009 before the firm had been renamed (they used to be called Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP). In fact, of the five law firms that paid for Clintons to speak in the last few years, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd paid out the most money.

In addition GotNews is reporting on the Open Borders immigration position of the judge overseeing the Trump civil case.

Donald Trump has accused Judge Gonzalo Curiel as having a bias, a specific agenda bias, to the benefit of the plaintiffs in the case; and it appears he is correct…

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Mitch McConnell: I Have ‘No Trouble’ Backing Donald Trump, But He Should Be More ‘Boring’ – Yahoo News
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that while he “vigorously” disagreed with Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on certain policy measures, he would still support him in an effort to defeat Hillary Clinton.

In a sit-down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, McConnell said he had “no trouble supporting” Trump in November. But he also noted that he encouraged Trump to paint himself as more “studious” and to rely less on off-the-cuff speeches. He spoke with Yahoo while promoting his new memoir, “The Long Game.”

“I think he needs to now portray a more studious, thoughtful approach to the biggest job in the country,” McConnell said. “He’s at a crossroads, it seems to me. Does he conclude that since the way he’s been operating has gotten him this far, that’s the way to operate until the finish? Or does he need to pivot? My advice to him is to pivot.”…

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Huffington Post Writer: Editors Deleted My Article On Hillary’s Imminent Indictment, Disabled Me From Writing – Breitbart

A writer for The Huffington Post is still waiting for an explanation as to why editors deleted his piece reporting that the FBI will pursue an indictment against Hillary Clinton.

Huffington Post freelance contributor Frank Huguenard, a scientist and public speaker, wrote a report for the liberal site Sunday entitled “Hillary Clinton to be Indicted On Federal Racketeering Charges.” But the piece was not up for long before the Huffington Post pulled it down and replaced it with a “404” Error screen.

“Huffpo has yet to respond to my request for an explanation,” Huguenard tweeted at this Breitbart News reporter Monday morning. “I’ve got my sources, they never asked.”

Huguenard later told Breitbart News, “I want to do another story but my HuffPo account has been temporarily disabled. Not sure what’s happening with them.”

Huffington Post Politics senior editor Sam Stein told Breitbart News that he doesn’t know why the piece was pulled.

“Sorry. I don’t know. I’d direct your question to a blog editor,” Stein said.

Pressed to provide contact information for the blog editor in question, Stein did not respond further…

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Brits “Appalled, Disgusted” At Brexit Postal Ballot ‘Fraud’ – Zero Hedge
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“I am appalled by it. It should be neutral,” exclaimed one angry Brit after seeing that Brexit voters are being sent postal ballots with a guide that strongly suggests they should vote for Britain to remain in the European Union.

The “How to vote by post” forms were sent out last week.

And, as The Telegraph reports, this has prompted furious complaints from anti-EU campaigners, as the step-by-step guide includes advice to “read the instructions carefully, then complete your ballot paper” above an image showing a pencil in a hand ticking a box to “remain a member of the European Union.”

“When i first saw these instructions I was disgusted. The Electoral Commission should never have allowed this to be sent.”…

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Pro-Refugee Activist Takes In Afghan Refugee And Then This Horror Happens – 100PercentFedUp

Americans should take notes on what’s happening in Europe because it’s heading our way soon if we don’t act now. In Germany, bleeding heart liberals are being raped and robbed by the economic opportunists and thugs coming to get all the freebies that Germany offers. Germany is known for its great benefits as is America. Because of this, America has become a global magnet for economic opportunists who aren’t true refugees. You should remember that YOU are paying for this which is why many of our mayors, governors and city council members across America are very secretive about refugee resettlement. Ask questions and shine a light on refugee resettlement!

One of the most curious facts about American refugees who’ve come this year is that only 1% are Christian and the other 99% are Muslim.

A 26-year-old Afghan man was last Thursday sentenced to two and a half years in prison for rape. The sentence was given by the court in Cologne, writes the local news outlet Kölner Rundschau.

The news outlet describes how the victim, a 20-year-old woman, had let the Afghan refugee stay with her in her apartment.

The Afghan man came to Germany two years ago, and the contact with the woman came through internet, in the group ‘Flüchtlinge Wilkommen’ (Refugees Welcome).

The rape happened during the night of October 25 last year, when the man sneaked into the 20-year-old woman’s room while she was sleeping.

The woman eventually managed to flee, and then ran into another room in the apartment, where her brother lives…

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Animal Rights Protesters Rush Stage At Bernie Sanders Rally In California – ABC News
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Five animal rights protesters jumped over barricades and rushed the podium at a Bernie Sanders rally in East Oakland, California, on Monday night, prompting the Vermont senator’s Secret Service detail to intervene.

One of the protesters appeared to be hit by one of the security member’s baton, while another was carried out of the venue by his arms and legs.

For his part, Sanders did not seem rattled.

“We don’t get intimidated easily,” he said, after the protesters had been removed.

Sanders’ campaign spokesperson, Michael Briggs, said he thought security handled the episode “professionally,” although a media spokesperson for the group organizing the protest said one of its members was “assaulted.”…

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Quran Scholar: Martyrs Get Raisins, Not Virgins – WorldNetDaily

Note to jihadists: It’s raisins you’ll get in heaven for acts of martyrdom – not virgins. That’s according to at least one scholar who studied the Quran’s original text and found the word that’s been commonly translated to mean “virgin” in times of late actually means “raisin.”

The revelation came to light during a recent showing of CNN’s “Why They Hate Us” special with host Fareed Zakaria aimed at trying to discern just why radical Islamists seek to bomb, kill and destroy those in the West, including Americans.

As CNN’s blogged promo of the show stated: “‘Why do they hate us?’ [This] has been the question asked since the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago – and again in the wake of terrorist attacks in Boston, Brussels, Beirut, Paris, Mumbai, [Fort] Hood, San Bernardino, and beyond. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explores what is fueling the rage – and challenges intelligence experts, religious scholars, policy influencers, and even the very men who want o kill us – for answers to whether America and the rest of the West can do anything to stop the bloodshed.”

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A Twitchy review of the broadcast found Zakaria furthered a more moderate view of Islam, one that put forth the view that terrorists hate “all things modern,” rather than just Israel, the West and America.

But one surprising element to emerge: A Canadian author and scholar named Irshad Manji broke commonly held ranks to say Islamists might want to double check the truthfulness of their supposed receipt of 72 virgins in heaven for acts of martyrdom. The word “virgin” in the Quran actually means “raisin,” he said…

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SiriusXM Announces Suspension Of Glenn Beck Over Brad Thor Interview Comments – Breitbart
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SiriusXM hosts Stephen K. Bannon and David Webb announced on Breitbart News Daily that SiriusXM has suspended Glenn Beck and Webb will temporarily take over Beck’s 9AM to noon Eastern time slot on SiriusXM’s Patriot Channel 125.

SiriusXM issued the following statement:

SiriusXM encourages a diversity of discourse and opinion on our talk programs. However, comments recently made by a guest on the independently produced Glenn Beck Program, in our judgement, may be reasonably construed by some to have been advocating harm against an individual currently running for office, which we cannot and will not condone. For that reason, we have suspended The Glenn Beck Program from our Patriot channel for the coming week and are evaluating its place in our lineup going forward…

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White McDonald’s Manager Doused With Gasoline By Black Man At Drive Thru – Inquisitr

A McDonald’s employee in Elkhart, Indiana, was the victim of a cruel prank when an unidentified black male threw a cup of gasoline in her face while advancing through the drive thru.

The assailants recorded the incident on their cellular phones and uploaded it to social media. The video was quickly removed, as it may be linked to a hate crime, but ABC 57 News was able to obtain the video before it was removed.

The victim is Kayla Prater, of Elkhart, and works at the McDonald’s location as a manager. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, May 2o. It seemed like any other late night at the location that she manages when the car of three black males pulled into the drive thru and placed their order. As many late night customers are, the three males were a bit rambunctious inside the car. However, as the car started to drive away, the black male in the back seat revealed a 7-11 cup full of gasoline and tossed it into the window, where it doused Prater.

CBS 58 revealed that Prater believes the attack was random, and she just happened to be the victim of the night. She does not believe it was a race-related crime, but will not completely rule it out.

Prater was shocked and surprised that the gasoline was thrown in her face. She was unsure happened at first, but felt the burning as soon as the liquid hit her. She did not know if it was gasoline, acid, or some other substance…

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Dad Pulls Sons Out Of School After Officials Allow Girl To Use Boys’ Bathroom – Daily Caller
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A father of three in small-town Michigan has pulled his three children – all sons – out of the local public schools after one of the sons told him that school officials are allowing a girl to use the boys’ bathroom because she really wants to be a boy.

The scene of the transgender fracas is Howell, Mich. (pop: 9,489) – about an hour west of Detroit, reports local ABC affiliate WXYZ.

“My son informed me there was a girl in the bathroom with him and the other kids in his class,” the dad, Matt Stewart, told the station.

After the conversation, Stewart and his wife opted to keep their kids home…

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Katie Couric Cooks The Facts, Burns Her Reputation – Washington Examiner

“If there are no background checks for gun purchasers, how do you prevent felons or terrorists from purchasing a gun?”

In “Under the Gun,” her new documentary film on gun violence, Yahoo’s Katie Couric poses this reasonable question to a members of a gun rights organization known as the Virginia Citizens Defense League.

And in the movie, they seem to react with an awkward silence lasting eight seconds. They look clueless about how to answer the most basic and obvious inquiry. The viewer is led to conclude that these people not only hold indefensible views, but cannot even make an attempt to defend them.

Thanks to a complete audio recording, however, we know that this depiction is a lie. When asked the question about background checks, members of the group launched without hesitation into their answers.

One of them discussed due process rights. Another brought up the numerous laws that already limit gun ownership. A third talked about the practical problems of relying on law to prevent crime in advance, as opposed to punishing it after the fact. At no point was there a pause longer than a second.

Swift and reasonable answers were, however, not what Couric needed. To make her case for more gun regulation she decided to transition from journalism to falsification and propaganda. Instead of showing the interview question and answer as they actually happened, she edited in an eight-second clip of the group sitting silently and slightly uncomfortably waiting to be interviewed…

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Gorilla Shot: Angry Blacks Claim White Privilege, Turns Out The Boy Is Black – The Examiner
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Reporter James Delingpole of the British edition of the Breitbart.com news portal notes on 30 May, 2016, that there is quite an outrage brewing on social media concerning the shooting of Harambe the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. As it turns out while enjoying a week-end visit to the local menagerie, 4-year-old Isaiah managed to slip away for his mother, Michelle Gregg, which resulted in a series of terrifying events that led to Harambe being shot to death by local officials.

As it turns out, prior to Isaiah’s name finally bubbling to the surface, he was simply known on social media simply as “gorilla boy.” However, young Isaiah’s mother went by a number of very different names, none of them complimentary or print-worthy.

As Delingpole cites, a number of individuals have taken to Twitter claiming the shooting of Harambe to ostensibly save the life of Isaiah was yet another example what some have labeled “white privilege.” Examples of the outraged include the following:

Isa Ibn ‎@IsaIbnOfficial – That gorilla was taken from it’s homeland, put in captivity, and then killed to preserve White life. That sounds familiar…

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Ed’s Cabinet/Agency Leadership Suggestions For A Potential Trump Administration


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EXECUTIVE OFFICES
President: Donald Trump – Real Estate Tycoon
Vice President: Newt Gingrich – Former Speaker Of The U.S. House Of Representatives

CABINET/OTHER KEY OFFICES
Chief Of Staff: Jeffrey Lord – Former Associate Political Director For The Reagan Administration
Secretary Of State: John Bolton – Former U.S. Ambassador To The United Nations
Attorney General: Trey Gowdy – U.S. Congressman
Secretary Of Defense: James Mattis – Retired 4-Star Marine Corps General
Secretary Of Homeland Security: Frank Gaffney – Founder And President Of The Center For Security Policy
Secretary Of Treasury: Thomas Sowell – Senior Fellow At The Hoover Institution
Secretary Of Education: Ron Clark – Founder Of The Ron Clark Academy
Secretary Of Health And Human Services: Ben Carson – Former Director Of Pediatric Neurosurgery At Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Director Of National Intelligence: Keith Alexander – Retired 4-Star Army General
Secretary Of Veterans Affairs: Allen West – Former U.S. Congressman
Secretary Of Transportation: Ted Houghton – Former Chairman Of The Texas Transportation Commission
Secretary Of Energy: Tom Tanton – Executive Director Of The American Tradition Institute
Secretary Of The Interior: Sarah Palin – Former Governor Of Alaska
Director Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement: Joe Arpaio – Sheriff Of Maricopa County, Arizona
Chairman Of The Federal Reserve: Mark Thornton – Senior Fellow At The Ludwig Von Mises Institute
Director Of The Office Of Management And Budget: Romina Boccia – Grover M. Hermann Fellow In Federal Budgetary Affairs For The Heritage Foundation
U.S. Trade Representative: Carl Icahn – Business Magnate
Press Secretary: Lou Dobbs – Television News Commentator

OFFICES THAT SHOULD BE ABOLISHED
Department Of Agriculture
Department Of Commerce
Department Of Labor
Department Of Housing And Urban Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

NEW OFFICES THAT SHOULD BE CREATED
Secretary Of Free Market Capitalism: Arthur Brooks – President Of The American Enterprise Institute
Director Of Government Downsizing: Thomas Schatz – President Of Citizens Against Government Waste

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE NOMINEE
Ted Cruz – U.S. Senator

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Your Daley Gator NFL Draft 2016 Update (Rounds 4 – 7)


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ROUND FOUR (2015 PLAYOFF TEAMS ONLY)

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – PARKER EHINGER – OG – 6’6″ – 310 LBS – CINCINNATI BEARCATS

GRADE: C

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – ERIC MURRAY – CB – 5’11” – 199 LBS – MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS

GRADE: C-

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – MALCOLM MITCHELL – WR – 6’0″ – 198 LBS – GEORGIA BULLDOGS

GRADE: B

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HOUSTON TEXANS – TYLER ERVIN – RB – 5’10” – 192 LBS – SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS

GRADE: C

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – WILLIE BEAVERS – OT – 6’5″ – 321 LBS – WESTERN MICHIGAN BRONCOS

GRADE: B-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – ANDREW BILLINGS – DT – 6’1″ – 311 LBS – BAYLOR BEARS

GRADE: A+

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – JERALD HAWKINS – OT – 6’6″ – 305 LBS – LSU TIGERS

GRADE: B-

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – DEMARCUS ROBINSON – WR – 6’1″ – 203 LBS – FLORIDA GATORS

GRADE: B-

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ARIZONA CARDINALS – EVAN BOEHM – C – 6’2″ – 302 LBS – MISSOURI TIGERS

GRADE: A-

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – BLAKE MARTINEZ – ILB – 6’2″ – 237 LBS – STANFORD CARDINAL

GRADE: B+

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DENVER BRONCOS – DEVONTAE BOOKER – RB – 5’11” – 219 LBS – UTAH UTES

GRADE: A-

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – DEAN LOWRY – DE – 6’6″ – 296 LBS – NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

GRADE: C

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ROUND FIVE (2015 PLAYOFF TEAMS ONLY)

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CAROLINA PANTHERS – ZACK SANCHEZ – CB – 5’11” – 185 LBS – OKLAHOMA SOONERS

GRADE: C-

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DENVER BRONCOS – CONNOR MCGOVERN – OG – 6’4″ – 306 LBS – MISSOURI TIGERS

GRADE: B+

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – QUINTON JEFFERSON – DT – 6’4″ – 291 LBS – MARYLAND TERRAPINS

GRADE: C-

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – MATT LOANNIDIS – DT – 6’3″ – 299 LBS – TEMPLE OWLS

GRADE: A-

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HOUSTON TEXANS – K.J. DILLON – SS – 6’0″ – 210 LBS – WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS

GRADE: A-

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – KENTRELL BROTHERS – ILB – 6’0″ – 245 LBS – MISSOURI TIGERS

GRADE: A-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – CHRISTIAN WESTERMAN – OG – 6’3″ – 298 LBS – ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

GRADE: A-

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – KEVIN HOGAN – QB – 6’3″ – 218 LBS – STANFORD CARDINAL

GRADE: D

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – TREVOR DAVIS – WR – 6’1″ – 188 LBS – CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS

GRADE: C

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – TYREEK HILL – WR – 5’8″ – 185 LBS – WEST ALABAMA TIGERS

GRADE: F

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HOUSTON TEXANS – D.J. READER – DT – 6’3″ – 327 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: B+

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ARIZONA CARDINALS – MARQUI CHRISTIAN – SS – 6’1″ – 200 LBS – MIDWESTERN STATE MUSTANGS

GRADE: C-

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ARIZONA CARDINALS – COLE TONER – OT – 6’5″ – 306 LBS – HARVARD CRIMSON

GRADE: C

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – ALEX COLLINS – RB – 5’10” – 217 LBS – ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS

GRADE: C-

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ROUND SIX (2015 PLAYOFF TEAMS ONLY)

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DENVER BRONCOS – ANDY JANOVICH – RB – 6’1″ – 238 LBS – NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS

GRADE: B-

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – D.J. WHITE – CB – 5’11” – 193 LBS – GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS

GRADE: C+

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – MORITZ BOEHRINGER – WR – 6’4″ – 227 LBS – SCHWABISCH HALL UNICORNS

GRADE: C

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – NATE SUDFELD – QB – 6’6″ – 234 LBS – INDIANA HOOSIERS

GRADE: C-

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – DAVID MORGAN II – TE – 6’4″ – 262 LBS – UTSA ROADRUNNERS

GRADE: B-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – CODY CORE – WR – 6’3″ – 205 LBS – OLE MISS REBELS

GRADE: C-

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – KYLE MURPHY – OT – 6’7″ – 295 LBS – STANFORD CARDINAL

GRADE: B

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – DADI LHOMME NICOLAS – OLB – 6’3″ – 235 LBS – VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES

GRADE: B+

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ARIZONA CARDINALS – HARLAN MILLER – CB – 6’0″ – 182 LBS – SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS

GRADE: B

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – JAMU GRUGIER-HILL – SS – 6’2″ – 208 LBS – EASTERN ILLINOIS PANTHERS

GRADE: D

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – ELANDON ROBERTS – ILB – 5’11” – 234 LBS – HOUSTON COUGARS

GRADE: B

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – JOEY HUNT – C – 6’3″ – 295 LBS – TCU HORNED FROGS

GRADE: B

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DENVER BRONCOS – WILL PARKS – SS – 6’0″ – 204 LBS – ARIZONA WILDCATS

GRADE: C+

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – TRAVIS FEENEY – OLB – 6’4″ – 230 LBS – WASHINGTON HUSKIES

GRADE: B+

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – TED KARRAS – OG – 6’4″ – 307 LBS – ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI

GRADE: C

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ROUND SEVEN (2015 PLAYOFF TEAMS ONLY)

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – DEVIN LUCIEN – WR – 6’2″ – 195 LBS – ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

GRADE: B

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – STEPHEN WEATHERLY – DE – 6’4″ – 267 LBS – VANDERBILT COMMODORES

GRADE: C

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DENVER BRONCOS – RILEY DIXON – P – 6’4″ – 221 LBS – SYRACUSE ORANGE

GRADE: C-

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – DEMARCUS AYERS – WR – 5’9″ – 182 LBS – HOUSTON COUGARS

GRADE: C

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – STEVEN DANIELS – ILB – 5’11” – 243 LBS – BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES

GRADE: B-

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – KEITH MARSHALL – RB – 5’11” – 219 LBS – GEORGIA BULLDOGS

GRADE: C

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – KENNY LAWLER – WR – 6’2″ – 203 LBS – CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS

GRADE: C+

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – JAYRON KEARSE – SS – 6’4″ – 216 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: B-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – CLAYTON FEJEDELEM – SS – 6’0″ – 204 LBS – ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI

GRADE: C+

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – TYLER MATAKEVICH – ILB – 6’0″ – 238 LBS – TEMPLE OWLS

GRADE: A

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – ZAC BROOKS – RB – 6’0″ – 199 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: D

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CAROLINA PANTHERS – BEAU SANDLAND – TE – 6’4″ – 253 LBS – MONTANA STATE BOBCATS

GRADE: C

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Your Daley Gator NFL Draft 2016 Update (Rounds 2 & 3)


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ROUND TWO

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CLEVELAND BROWNS – EMMANUEL OGBAH – DE – 6’4″ – 273 LBS – OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS

GRADE: B

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TENNESSEE TITANS – KEVIN DODD – DE – 6’5″ – 277 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: C

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DALLAS COWBOYS – JAYLON SMITH -OLB – 6’2″ – 223 LBS – NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

GRADE: C

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SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – HUNTER HENRY – TE – 6’5″ – 250 LBS – ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS

GRADE: B+

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JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – MYLES JACK – OLB – 6’1″ – 245 LBS – UCLA BRUINS

GRADE: A

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – CHRIS JONES – DT – 6’6″ – 310 LBS – MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLSDOGS

GRADE: A

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MIAMI DOLPHINS – XAVIEN HOWARD – CB – 6’0″ – 201 LBS – BAYLOR BEARS

GRADE: B-

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TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – NOAH SPENCE – DE – 6’2″ – 251 LBS – EASTERN KENTUCKY COLONELS

GRADE: A-

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NEW YORK GIANTS – STERLING SHEPARD – WR – 5’10” – 194 LBS – OKLAHOMA SOONERS

GRADE: A

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BUFFALO BILLS – REGGIE RAGLAND – ILB – 6’1″ – 247 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: B

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BALTIMORE RAVENS – KAMALEI CORREA – OLB – 6’3″ – 243 LBS – BOISE STATE BRONCOS

GRADE: B-

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TENNESSEE TITANS – AUSTIN JOHNSON – DT – 6’4″ – 314 LBS – PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS

GRADE: C+

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OAKLAND RAIDERS – JIHAD WARD – DT – 6’5″ – 297 LBS – ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI

GRADE: B-

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TENNESSEE TITANS – DERRICK HENRY – RB – 6’3″ – 247 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: C

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DETROIT LIONS – A’SHAWN ROBINSON – DT – 6’4″ – 307 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: A-

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NEW ORLEAN SAINTS – MICHAEL THOMAS – WR – 6’3″ – 212 LBS – OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

GRADE: C

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – JASON SPRIGGS – OT – 6’6″ – 301 LBS – INDIANA HOOSIERS

GRADE: A

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – JARRAN REED – DT – 6’3″ – 307 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: B

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HOUSTON TEXANS – NICK MARTIN – C – 6’4″ – 299 LBS – NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

GRADE: B+

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NEW YORK JETS – CHRISTIAN HACKENBERG – QB – 6’4″ – 223 LBS – PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS

GRADE: C

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ATLANTA FALCONS – DEION JONES – OLB – 6’1″ – 222 LBS – LSU TIGERS

GRADE: B+

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – SU’A CRAVENS – OLB – 6’1″ – 226 LBS – USC TROJANS

GRADE: A-

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MINNESOTA VIKINGS – MACKENSIE ALEXANDER – CB – 5’10” – 190 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: A-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – TYLER BOYD – WR – 6’1″ – 197 LBS – PITTSBURGH PANTHERS

GRADE: B-

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CHICAGO BEARS – CODY WHITEHAIR – OG – 6’4″ – 301 LBS – KANSAS STATE WILDCATS

GRADE: B+

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – T.J. GREEN – FS – 6’3″ – 205 LBS – CLEMSON TIGERS

GRADE: B-

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – SEAN DAVIS – CB – 6’1″ – 201 LBS – MARYLAND TERRAPINS

GRADE: A

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TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – ROBERTO AGUAYO – K – 6’0″ – 207 LBS – FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES

GRADE: F

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – CYRUS JONES – CB – 5’10” – 197 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: B+

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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – VONN BELL – SS – 5’11” – 199 LBS – OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

GRADE: B

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CAROLINA PANTHERS – JAMES BRADBERRY – CB – 6’1″ – 211 LBS – SAMFORD BULLDOGS

GRADE: C+

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DENVER BRONCOS – ADAM GOTSIS – DT – 6’4″ – 287 LBS – GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS

GRADE: C

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ROUND THREE

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TENNESSEE TITANS – KEVIN BYARD – SS – 5’11” – 216 LBS – MIDDLE TENNESSEE BLUE RAIDERS

GRADE: B-

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CLEVELAND BROWNS – CARL NASSIB – DE – 6’7″ – 277 LBS – PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS

GRADE: B+

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SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – MAX TUERK – C – 6’5″ – 298 LBS – USC TROJANS

GRADE: B+

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DALLAS COWBOYS – MALIEK COLLINS – DT – 6’2″ – 311 LBS – NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS

GRADE: B

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SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – WILL REDMOND – CB – 5’11” – 182 LBS – MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS

GRADE: C

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JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – YANNICK NGAKOUE – OLB – 6’2″ – 252 LBS – MARYLAND TERRAPINS

GRADE: B-

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BALTIMORE RAVENS – BRONSON KAUFUSI – DE – 6’6″ – 285 LBS – BYU COUGARS

GRADE: A-

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NEW YORK GIANTS – DARIAN THOMPSON – FS – 6’2″ – 208 LBS – BOISE STATE BRONCOS

GRADE: B+

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CHICAGO BEARS – JONATHAN BULLARD – DE – 6’3″ – 285 LBS – FLORIDA GATORS

GRADE: A

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MIAMI DOLPHINS – KENYAN DRAKE – RB – 6’1″ – 210 LBS – ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

GRADE: A-

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KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – KEIVARAE RUSSELL – CB – 5’11” – 192 LBS – NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

GRADE: B-

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OAKLAND RAIDERS – SHILIQUE CALHOUN – DE – 6’4″ – 251 LBS – MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS

GRADE: B+

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CLEVELAND BROWNS – SHON COLEMAN – OT – 6’5″ – 307 LBS – AUBURN TIGERS

GRADE: A-

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CAROLINA PANTHERS – DARYL WORLEY – CB – 6’1″ – 204 LBS – WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS

GRADE: C

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – JOE THUNEY – OG – 6’5″ – 304 LBS – NC STATE WOLFPACK

GRADE: C+

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PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – ISAAC SEUMALO – OG – 6’4″ – 303 LBS – OREGON STATE BEAVERS

GRADE: B

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BUFFALO BILLS – ADOLPHUS WASHINGTON – DT – 6’3″ – 301 LBS – OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

GRADE: C+

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ATLANTA FALCONS – AUSTIN HOOPER – TE – 6’4″ – 254 LBS – STANFORD CARDINAL

GRADE: B

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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – LE’RAVEN CLARK – OT – 6’5″ – 316 LBS – TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS

GRADE: B

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NEW YORK JETS – JORDAN JENKINS – OLB – 6’3″ – 259 LBS – GEORGIA BULLDOGS

GRADE: B-

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS – KENDALL FULLER – CB – 5’11” – 187 LBS – VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES

GRADE: A-

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HOUSTON TEXANS – BRAXTON MILLER – WR – 6’1″ – 201 LBS – OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

GRADE: A-

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MIAMI DOLPHINS – LEONTE CARROO – WR – 6’0″ – 211 LBS – RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS

GRADE: B-

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CINCINNATI BENGALS – NICK VIGIL – ILB – 6’2″ – 239 LBS – UTAH STATE AGGIES

GRADE: B

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GREEN BAY PACKERS – KYLER FACKRELL – OLB – 6’5″ – 245 LBS – UTAH STATE AGGIES

GRADE: B+

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PITTSBURGH STEELERS – JAVON HARGRAVE – DT – 6’1″ – 309 LBS – SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BULLDOGS

GRADE: B+

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – C.J. PROSISE – RB – 6’0″ – 220 LBS – NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH

GRADE: B-

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – JACOBY BRISSETT – QB – 6’4″ – 231 LBS – NC STATE WOLFPACK

GRADE: C+

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ARIZONA CARDINALS – BRANDON WILLIAMS – CB – 5’11” – 197 LBS – TEXAS A&M AGGIES

GRADE: C+

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CLEVELAND BROWNS – CODY KESSLER – QB – 6’1″ – 220 LBS – USC TROJANS

GRADE: D

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – NICK VANNETT – TE – 6’6″ – 257 LBS – OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

GRADE: B-

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DETROIT LIONS – GRAHAM GLASGOW – OG – 6’6″ – 307 LBS – MICHIGAN WOLVERINES

GRADE: B

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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – VINCENT VALENTINE – DT – 6’4″ – 329 LBS – NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS

GRADE: B-

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SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – REES ODHIAMBO – OG – 6’4″ – 314 LBS – BOISE STATE BRONCOS

GRADE: B

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DENVER BRONCOS – JUSTIN SIMMONS – FS – 6’2″ – 202 LBS – BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES

GRADE: B-

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Nation’s Largest Health Insurer Will No Longer Participate In Several Obamacare Exchanges Following $1B In Losses

Obamacare Meltdown: Health Insurers Suffer Massive Losses – WorldNetDaily

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The nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, announced Tuesday it has lost at least $1 billion under Obamacare’s insurance exchanges, and it can no longer afford to participate in a number of states, including Arkansas, Georgia and Michigan.

UnitedHealth is just one of the many health-insurance companies sounding the alarm that they will have to drastically hike premiums in the coming year or consider exiting the individual health-care marketplace in the wake of massive losses sustained over the first couple of years under the rules of President Obama’s signature health-care law.

A report in the Hill newspaper quotes Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini as well as multiple policy experts concluding the current track is unsustainable for the private sector insurance. Furthermore, a report from McKinsey & Company shows insurers lost money in the individual market in 41 of 50 states in 2014.

Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner told WND and Radio America she hears the very same thing from health insurance providers.

“I have talked with insurance company CEOs. I’ve talked with people in professional associations,” Turner said. “They’re very worried because they were virtually assured by the Obama administration that the market would have stabilized by now.”

She said this is not only a distress call to policy makers but a warning to consumers that much higher premiums are on the horizon.

“These reports and these announcements and these news stories are really warnings from the insurance industry, ‘Get ready because our premiums are going to have to be much higher if we’re going to continue to participate in the market. And if you tell us that you’re not going to approve those premium increases, we will drop out,’” Turner said.

Turner said insurance companies bought the Obama promise “that there would be enough young, healthy people in the markets to be able to offset the sicker, older people.” But something happened on the way to huge profits guaranteed through the individual mandate.

“The escape hatches [the health-care law] created, the weakness of the individual mandate has meant that they wind up with many more people who are sicker and using many more health care services than anticipated, and the premiums were not set to adjust to that,” Turner explained.

She said the bad financial ideas underpinning the law are being exposed.

“They also thought they were going to get this other money through a lot of risk corridor reinsurance payments as well as the tax credits that people get to purchase premiums,” she said. “So they thought all of those were going to make this a stable market. It’s only a stable market in the sense that the government is propping it up artificially with all these other funds and it’s not enough.”

“The escape hatches [the health-care law] created, the weakness of the individual mandate has meant that they wind up with many more people who are sicker and using many more health care services than anticipated, and the premiums were not set to adjust to that,” Turner explained.

She said the bad financial ideas underpinning the law are being exposed.

“They also thought they were going to get this other money through a lot of risk corridor reinsurance payments as well as the tax credits that people get to purchase premiums,” she said. “So they thought all of those were going to make this a stable market. It’s only a stable market in the sense that the government is propping it up artificially with all these other funds and it’s not enough.”

Turner said insurance companies are also getting crushed by people gaming the system. She said people sign up for coverage, get a lot of expensive health care right away and then cancel their coverage, only to sign up at the same government-guaranteed rate in the next open enrollment period.

She said this whole sea of red ink exposes the fundamental flaws with the law.

“It’s not a sustainable market,” Turner said. “You cannot have government dictating how a market works. Only the market can do that and we’re seeing the failure of government-controlled health care.”

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The insurance industry is likely to elicit few tears from opponents of the Obama health-care law as conservative activists implored companies not to get on board the Obama bandwagon. The industry didn’t listen, but Turner said watching them leave the marketplace is not an option, either.

“We need the private health insurance companies to continue to participate and to offer insurance if we are going to have a private market,” she said. “You don’t want them to fail.”

Turner is hopeful that the issue will get a lot of attention in the 2016 election season. She is confident that despite the rhetoric of some Democratic Party candidates, the American people do not want government-run health care.

“The support for single payer among the American people is as low now as it has ever been in decades,” said Turner, who advocates health competition in the private sector regulated by the states.

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Hey, Trumpians, Stop Saying That Cruz STOLE Colorado – And Cruzites, Stop Celebrating An Establishment Victory

It’s ridiculous to assert that Ted Cruz has stolen delegates in Colorado. All the candidates knew that the Colorado GOP had blocked average people from participating in that state’s caucus system many months ago. Indeed, it’s not the Cruz camp I have a problem with when it comes to the Colorado scenario, it’s the Republican party elite with whom I’ve a bone to pick. You see, by choosing to turn the state’s delegate allocation over to the will of establishment insiders and political hacks instead of the will of the voter base, party leaders are sending a clear message to millions of primary election voters nationwide that it doesn’t matter who you campaign for, organize for, or even cast your ballots for – when we allow it – because in the end WE are going to decide who gets the nomination. My only question is: why is anyone still pretending that the deck wasn’t stacked in the house’s favor from the start?

Tell me, could there be a more glaring example of contempt for democratic processes than this? Sure, the GOP is a private institution and its leaders are free to make up any rules they want to whenever they feel like it. Nobody with an above-room-temperature IQ is disputing that fact. What one needs to ask oneself is this: of all the ways the party big-wigs could have chosen to run their nomination process, why did they pick this incoherent mishmosh of primary/caucus/neither systems that dole out delegates in such variable and often confusing ways? I mean, even among states which allow for direct primary voting, there’s widely differing rules with respect to delegate allocation. Some states are winner-take-all, while others are winner-might-take-all if he or she wins up to a certain percentage of the vote. Other states are purely proportional in their delegate disbursements, while still others don’t seem to follow any rational course at all. Where’s the homogeneity here? …the consistency?

And why have party bosses waited until so late in the primary season to consider changes to the rules by which the convention will be run? Shouldn’t they have made those decisions before the primaries even started, if only for the purpose of appearing fair and equitable to the voting public? What possible excuse could they have for waltzing in after most of the primary votes have been cast and diddling with this process, other than they desire to further burden the frontrunner with obstacles that did not exist before the race started?

I have long complained that primary elections are largely rigged affairs, but rarely do I have the opportunity to point to such clear illustrations of said rigging as I do today. It may well please many of my fellow Cruzites to learn that our favored candidate has just been handed the entirety of Colorado’s delegates for no discernable reason whatsoever, but it doesn’t put a smile on my face. I only consider myself a winner when I’ve actually faced someone in competition and beaten them fair and square. I don’t accept participation trophies, nor do I feel like breaking into a victory dance merely for showing up on time.

If it hasn’t become painfully obvious to you people by now that this entire primary election season is turning into one gigantic sham, then I feel sorry for you. Yes, fellow Cruzites and Cruzoids, don’t delude yourselves into thinking that just because the party’s insiders seem to be leaning in Cruz’s direction for the time being, that they won’t turn on him like a pack of rabid weasels in Cleveland this summer. You see, once you’ve cast your lot with the likes of Reince Priebus, Paul Ryan and all the other unprincipled assclowns currently running the GOP, you don’t get to complain when they stab you in the back further on down the road. That’s the nature of “party rules”, and they have nothing to do with the concepts of right and wrong.

Edward L. Daley

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*VIDEO* Accused Serial Rapist/Former President Bill Clinton Clashes With ‘Black Lives Matter’ Racists

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*VIDEO* Bill Whittle: American Fascists

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Signs Religious Freedom Bill HB 1523 Into Law – ACLU Hardest Hit

Mississippi Passes Religious Freedom Bill, ACLU Livid – WorldNetDaily

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Mississippi’s faith-based communities were given a legal victory on Tuesday when the state’s new religious freedom bill passed.

Gov. Phil Bryant’s signature on HB 1523 provides legal cover to individuals who refuse to provide services when their religious principles are jeopardized.

“I have signed HB 1523 into law to protect sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions of individuals, organizations and private associations from discriminatory action by state government or its political subdivisions, which would include counties, cities and institutions of higher learning,” Bryant said in a statement released Tuesday. “This bill merely reinforces the rights which currently exist to the exercise of religious freedom as stated in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.”

The governor went on to say the bill does not limit constitutionally protected rights of any citizen under federal or state laws. The legislation takes effect July 1.

Kellie Fiedorek, legal counsel for the religious rights organization Alliance Defending Freedom, cheered the bill’s passage.

“We commend the governor for signing into law protections for schools, churches, businesses, and public employees so that they won’t face government discrimination. After all, you’re not free if your beliefs are confined to your mind. What makes America unique is our freedom to peacefully live out those beliefs, and the Constitution protects that freedom,” Fiedorek said.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant issued a statement after the passage of the state’s religious freedom bill, April 5, 2016 (Photo: Facebook, Phil Bryant)

The ACLU did not share Fiedorek’s joy, saying on Twitter that HB 1523 “just made discrimination a part of state law.”

Some companies that denounced the law include MGM Resorts International, Nissan, Toyota, Tyson Foods, AT&T, IBM and Levi Strauss & Co., CNN reported Tuesday.

Mississippi’s business community merely needs to look at North Carolina to gauge the kind of economic consequences that are likely to follow. The Tar Heel State passed the North Carolina Public Facilities and Security Act on March 23 and was immediately threatened with financial repercussions.

North Carolina’s law prohibits local governments from passing ‘anti-discrimination’ ordinances and requires transgender people to use the public restrooms that align with their biological gender, WND reported Jan. 31.

PayPal, which vowed to cancel plans to open a facility in the state, followed through on its threat Tuesday.

“Becoming an employer in North Carolina, where members of our teams will not have equal rights under the law, is simply untenable,” PayPal CEO Dan Schulman said in a statement, CNN Money reported. “The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal’s mission and culture.”

Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing religious liberties, says otherwise.

“Those who criticize this law probably have either failed to read and understand it, or they intentionally misrepresent it,” Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, said in a statement released Tuesday.

Liberty Counsel has volunteered to defend the state’s law at no charge since N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper has refused to issue a defense.

“I think the attorney general is a national embarrassment, quite frankly,” Staver told WND on Jan. 31. “Does Mr. Cooper really, honestly, want to open up women’s public bathrooms and showers to men and put the privacy of women and young girls at risk? Is that really what he wants?”

The nonprofit organization called the bill a “commonsense law” that protects the privacy and safety of women and girls in a statement released Tuesday.

“Bathroom bills that allow men to use the women’s restrooms and locker rooms are nonsense. A biological man should use the men’s restroom. How simple can that concept be?” Staver said. “The North Carolina law did not address employment in the private sector. The relationship between private employers and employees remains free of local government interference, and remains regulated by the state. If private companies want to provide additional policies, they are free to do so. People should read the law and stop the histrionics.”

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How A Biased Press Tried To Ignore The Hitlery Email Scandal

Clinton Email Scandal: How A Biased Press Tried To Ignore It – Investor’s Business Daily

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Media Bias: The Washington Post led its Monday paper with a story titled “How Clinton’s Email Scandal Took Root.” What it revealed was that, left to the mainstream press, the story might never have hit the ground.

No one reading the Post’s 5,000-word account can come away thinking that the Clinton email scandal is unimportant.

The FBI now has 147 agents chasing down leads. A key person involved in the scandal has been granted immunity. Hillary Clinton – who has already been caught in several lies – might be questioned by federal agents. There are fairly obvious violations of the law, even if it’s just those governing record-keeping. And there were, and continue to be, concerns that national security secrets were compromised, or at least casually disregarded.

The story details, for example, the many high-level security concerns that officials had about her use of a private BlackBerry to do her emailing, to say nothing of her homebrew email server.

Clinton got a warning from a State Department security official in March 2009 that “any unclassified BlackBerry is highly vulnerable in any setting to remotely and covertly monitoring conversations, retrieving emails, and exploiting calendars.”

Clinton responded that she “gets it,” but as the Post reports, she “kept using her private BlackBerry – and the basement server.”

The Post deserves credit for devoting so much space to summing the entire saga up. And for exposing something the reporter and his editors probably never intended: The media’s negligence as the scandal unfolded.

While the New York Times was the first national media outlet to write about Clinton’s use of a private email account last March, the Post summation makes clear that the mainstream press had almost nothing to do with uncovering the truth or advancing the story.

* The Post notes that it was a nonprofit group called CREW that first cracked the story open, when the State Department responded to its FOIA request for Clinton’s State Department email addresses by saying “no records responsive to your request.”

* The much-ballyhooed House Select Committee on Benghazi discovered her use of a private email account after demanding copies of her email traffic around the time of the attack on the embassy.

* Private cybersecurity firm Venafi discovered how Clinton’s email server had been unencrypted for months. The company “took it upon itself,” the Post notes, to publish its findings on its own website.

* The public release of all Clinton’s State Department emails resulted not from pressure from NBC News, CNN or the New York Times, but from a FOIA request by a startup online news site called Vice News.

* Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group, has been more aggressive than any media outlet in going after Clinton’s records, and as a result uncovered several damning emails, including a chain of emails showing how her staff was “taking steps that would help her circumvent” Clinton’s own promise of openness and transparency.

* And where has the “telling truth to power” press been during all this time? Sure, they’ve been passively sharing information when it came out – although often grudgingly and dismissively. But there are few elements of it that reporters themselves were responsible for breaking.

Normally, with a scandal this juicy and involving a would-be president, reporters would be falling over themselves to “advance the story.” But “normal” never seems to apply when a scandal involves a Democrat.

The FBI has 147 investigators focused on the Clinton email case. One wonders how many investigative reporters the New York Times, the Post, and all the other big media outlets have.

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Guess Who The Fool Is In The Pic Of Presidents At Nuclear Summit? – Weasel Zippers

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Was his instruction do everything you possible can at every junction to embarrass the United States? Check David Cameron giving him the stink eye.

HT: Daily Mail

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*VIDEOS* Moonbat Takes A Swing At A Trump Supporter – Is Immediately Pepper Sprayed

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Your Daley Gator Cruz/Trump War Of The Wives News Update


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So, some smarmy Cruz supporters decided to attack Donald Trump’s wife over the fact that the former model posed nude in GQ magazine back in 2000. This they did on the eve of Tuesday’s Utah caucus for obvious religious reasons, and Ted – who claims he knew nothing about the smear campaign beforehand – didn’t bother condemning them for it.

Predictably, Donald Trump decided to respond in kind, insinuating that Cruz’s wife is ugly in comparison to his own and threatening to “spill the beans” on Heidi Cruz, whatever that means.

With equal predictability, Ted Cruz hit back, calling The Donald a “sniveling coward”, and warning him to leave his wife “the hell alone.”

Last night, that bastion of journalistic integrity known as the National Enquirer jumped into the mix, releasing a story which claims that Cruz has had five extramarital affairs over the years. So far, two of the women named by the Enquirer, Katrina Pierson and Amanda Carpenter, have denied the allegations, and now Ted Cruz is blaming “sleazy Donald” Trump – who is friends with the Enquirer’s CEO – for planting the story.

This afternoon, Trump posted on his facebook page that he had “absolutely nothing to do with” the National Enquirer story, adding that “unlike Lyin’ Ted Cruz I do not surround myself with political hacks and henchman and then pretend total innocence.”

In the meantime, neither Ted nor Donald is spending much time talking about the fact that the current President of the United States just told a bunch of Argentinians that there’s essentially no difference between Capitalism and Communism. They’ve also neglected to righteously hammer Hillary Clinton for being a provable felon, as well as an habitual liar who should be sitting in a jail cell right now awaiting prosecution for crimes too numerous to enumerate.

Oh well, I guess people have their priorities. After all, it’s not like the country will be irreversibly harmed or anything if the Wicked Witch of Benghazi gets into the Oval Office next January.

Oh wait, YES IT WILL!

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Colorado School District Approves Circulation Of Satanic Literature To Students By Anti-Christian Nutjobs

Colorado School District To Begin Distribution Of Satanic Materials To Children – Big Government

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After coming under fire from atheist groups for the distribution of free Bibles, the Delta County School District (DCSD) has approved the circulation of atheistic, secular and Satanic literature to middle and high school students.

Several atheist organizations, including The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers (WCAF) and the Satanic Temple, applied to distribute their literature as a challenge to the school district’s “open forum” policy that allows any group to distribute non-curricular literature to students, as long as it conforms to policy guidelines.

Kurt Clay, the Assistant Superintendent of the Delta School District, said if they are going to make literature for things such as Boy Scouts, 4H or other organizations available, they have to allow all types of information to be available to students.

“This is the other side of that,” explained Kurt Clay, the Assistant Superintendent. “The policy says we cannot discriminate what is handed out, we just have to follow the process.”

Certain exceptions exist, and the materials can’t advocate criminal behavior, violence or drug use, advertise commercial products, or be pornographic. The School District has appealed to this policy as a justification for distributing Gideon Bibles to students on school grounds during class hours.

In December, 2015, a Delta Middle School student complained about the offering of Gideon Bibles to students and the Western Colorado Atheist and Freethinkers said that the distribution of those bibles prompted their desire to distribute atheist material as well.

The distribution of the atheistic materials will take place on April 1, 2016. The proponents of the new materials say that they are offering Delta students an alternative way of thinking.

Some of the brochures to be offered to students include “Top 10 Public School State-Church Violations and How to Stop Them,” “What’s Wrong with the Ten Commandments?” and “The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities.”

Ann Landman with the Western Colorado Atheist and Freethinkers says the issue in play here is freedom of speech.

“Students are not only getting a lesson about the federal laws and our constitution, but also a different point of view that you can find around the world,” Landman contended.

But Western Colorado Atheist and Freethinkers have said that what they are really after is a change of policy, to separate religion and schools, and believe that by handing out provocative literature they will achieve this end.

The Delta School District has already stated that they are looking into revising their policy to continue providing materials that benefit students, but do not include material on religion or beliefs.

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Your Daley Gator Islamic Terrorism/Leftist Incompetence News Roundup (Videos)

Brussels Bomber Was Deported From Turkey For Terror Offences Last June But Belgian Authorities Let Him Go, Turkish President Sensationally Claims – The Sun

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sensationally claimed that one of the Brussels bombers was arrested for terror offences and deported back to Belgium last June.

Erdogan claimed that Turkish authorities informed Belgium that the arrested man – believed to Ibrahim El-Bakraoui – was “a foreign fighter” but investigators allowed him to walk free because they couldn’t establish terror links.

The news raises yet more questions about the embattled Belgian security forces’ ability to prevent acts of terror being plotted and carried out in jihadi hotbeds in the country.

Speaking this afternoon, Erdogan said that Belgian authorities released the suspect despite Turkish warnings that he was “a foreign fighter” who had been captured on the border with Syria.

Erdogan did not identify the individual but NTV television named him as Ibrahim El Bakraoui, one of the two men who blew themselves up at Brussels airport.

He added that Belgian authorities had failed to confirm the suspect’s links to terrorism “despite our warnings” following his deportation.

Erdogan went on to say Belgian consular authorities were formally notified of his deportation on July 14, 2015. He added that he was then released by the Belgian authorities.

“Despite our warnings that this person was a foreign terrorist fighter, the Belgian authorities could not identify a link to terrorism,” he said at a news conference alongside visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.

Erdogan said that the Netherlands were also implicated in the issue as the man had initially been deported to the Netherlands at his own request and the Dutch authorities informed.

He did not specify how he had been transferred from the Netherlands to Belgium where 31 people died in bomb attacks on Tuesday.

“I believe that we can work this out (the fight against terror) if world leaders form an alliance against terror. For that, we need to redefine global terror and terrorists,” Erdogan added.

Turkey has previously complained that Western countries did not heed warnings of the dangers posed by jihadists it had expelled back to Europe after arresting them on the Syrian border.

European officials have also urged Turkey to improve intelligence sharing and praised an increase in cooperation in recent months.

31 people were killed and 270 injured after a series of blasts in Zaventem airport, and an hour later a Metro station in Maalbeek.

One of the airport suicide bombers was named as Ibrahim El-Bakraoui, while his brother Khalid El-Brakraoui has been confirmed as the Metro attacker.

Both brothers were well known to police before the attacks, with Khalid even being hunted by Interpol.

But despite the international manhunt for the pair due to their links with last November’s Paris attacks, the pair appear to have been freely moving around Brussels.

There are also serious concerns over the ease with which Belgium-based jihadis have been able to escape despite huge manhunts.

Paris attacker Salah Abdesalem vanished during one police raid last before being captured.

And there appears to have been no trace of Najim Laachraoui since his suitcase nail failed to explode at Brussels airport yesterday morning.

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ISIS Trains 400 Fighters To Attack Europe In Wave Of Bloodshed – Associated Press

The Islamic State group has trained at least 400 fighters to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror cells like the ones that struck Brussels and Paris with orders to choose the time, place and method for maximum chaos, officials have told The Associated Press.

The network of agile and semiautonomous cells shows the reach of the extremist group in Europe even as it loses ground in Syria and Iraq.

The officials, including European and Iraqi intelligence officials and a French lawmaker who follows the jihadi networks, described camps in Syria, Iraq and possibly the former Soviet bloc where attackers are trained to target the West. Before being killed in a police raid, the ringleader of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks claimed he had entered Europe in a multinational group of 90 fighters, who scattered “more or less everywhere.”

But the biggest break yet in the Paris attacks investigation – the arrest on Friday of fugitive Salah Abdeslam – did not thwart the multipronged attack just four days later on the Belgian capital’s airport and subway system that left 31 people dead and an estimated 270 wounded. Three suicide bombers also died.

Just as in Paris, Belgian authorities were searching for at least one fugitive in Tuesday’s attacks – this time for a man wearing a white jacket who was seen on airport security footage with the two suicide attackers. The fear is that the man, whose identity Belgian officials say is not known, will follow Abdeslam’s path.

After fleeing Paris immediately after the November attacks, Abdeslam forged a new network back in his childhood neighborhood of Molenbeek, long known as a haven for jihadis, and renewed plotting, according to Belgian officials.

“Not only did he drop out of sight, but he did so to organize another attack, with accomplices everywhere. With suicide belts. Two attacks organized just like in Paris. And his arrest, since they knew he was going to talk, it was a response: ‘So what if he was arrested? We’ll show you that it doesn’t change a thing,'” said French Senator Nathalie Goulet, co-head of a commission tracking jihadi networks.

Estimates range from 400 to 600 Islamic State fighters trained specifically for external attacks, according to the officials, including Goulet. Some 5,000 Europeans have gone to Syria.

“The reality is that if we knew exactly how many there were, it wouldn’t be happening,” she said.

More than four sources with access to tallies of fighters tasked with Europe attacks independently corroborated the numbers of fighters who trained for specific attacks in Europe, including some who have spoken to fighters directly. Others have cross checked information regarding fighters leaving or returning.

Two of the suicide bombers in Tuesday’s attacks, Belgian-born brothers Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui, were known to authorities as common criminals, not anti-Western radicals until an apartment one of them rented was traced to Abdeslam last week, according to Belgian state broadcaster RTBF. Similarly, an Algerian killed inside that apartment on March 15 had nothing but a petty theft record in Sweden – but he’d signed up as an Islamic State suicide bomber for the group in 2014 and returned to Europe as part of the Nov. 13 plot.

In claiming responsibility for Tuesday’s attack, the Islamic State group described a “secret cell of soldiers” dispatched to Brussels for the purpose. The shadowy cells were confirmed by the EU police agency, Europol, which said in a late January report that intelligence officials believed the group had “developed an external action command trained for special forces-style attacks.”

French speakers with links to North Africa, France and Belgium appear to be leading the units and are responsible for developing attack strategies in Europe, said a European security official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss briefing material. He is also familiar with interrogations of former fighters who have returned to Europe. Some were jailed after leaving IS while others were kicked out of the terror group, and they include Muslims and Muslim converts from all across Europe.

Fighters in the units are trained in battleground strategies, explosives, surveillance techniques and counter surveillance, the security official said.

“The difference is that in 2014, some of these IS fighters were only being given a couple weeks of training,” he said. “Now the strategy has changed. Special units have been set up. The training is longer. And the objective appears to no longer be killing as many people as possible but rather to have as many terror operations as possible, so the enemy is forced to spend more money or more in manpower.”

Similar methods had been developed by al-Qaida but IS has taken it to a new level, he said. Another difference is that fighters are being trained to be their own operators – not necessarily to be beholden to orders from the IS stronghold in Raqqa, Syria, or elsewhere.

Several security officials have said there is growing evidence to suggest the bulk of the training is taking place in Syria, Libya and elsewhere in North Africa.

In the case of Tuesday’s attacks, Abdeslam’s arrest may have been a trigger for a plot that was already far along.

“To pull off an attack of this sophistication, you need training, planning, materials and a landscape,” said Shiraz Maher, a senior research fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at Kings College in London, which has one of the largest databases of fighters and their networks.

“Even if they worked flat out, the attackers in Brussels would have needed at least four days,” said Maher, who has conducted extensive interviews with foreign fighters.

The question for many intelligence and security officials is now turning to just how many more fighters have been trained and are ready for more attacks.

A senior Iraqi intelligence official who was not authorized to speak publicly said people from the cell that carried out the Paris attacks are scattered across Germany, Britain, Italy, Denmark and Sweden. Recently, a new group crossed in from Turkey, the official said.

On Wednesday, Turkish authorities said one of the Brussels suicide attackers, Ibrahim El Bakraoui, was caught last June near the Syrian border and deported to the Netherlands, with Ankara warning Dutch and Belgian officials that he was a “foreign terrorist fighter.” But he was released from Dutch custody due to lack of evidence of involvement in extremism.

Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens said Wednesday that authorities had no reason to detain El Bakraoui because he was “not known for terrorist acts but as a common law criminal who was on conditional release.”

The latest new name to surface this week, Najim Laachraoui, turned out to be the bombmaker who made the suicide vests used in the Paris attacks, according to French and Belgian officials. Attackers used an explosive known as Triacetone Triperoxide, or TATP, made from common household chemicals. DNA evidence indicates he died on Tuesday in the suicide attack on the airport, two officials briefed on the investigation told AP.

Fifteen kilos of TATP were found in an apartment linked to the Brussels attackers, along with other explosive material.

The unidentified man seen on security footage wearing a white jacket and black hat at the Brussels airport on Tuesday remains at large, a fugitive link in a chain still being forged.

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Brussels Bombers Did Plan To Attack Nuclear Power Station As Police Uncover 12 Hours Of Footage Jihadists Filmed Outside A Plant Director’s Home – Daily Mail

The Brussels terrorists were preparing an attack on a nuclear power plant and had recorded 12 hours of reconnaissance footage, it has been reported.

The ISIS cell were spying on the Belgian’s nuclear power chief, possibly as part of a kidnap plan to force him to let them into an atomic facility, according to newspaper Derniere Heure.

Hours of film of the home of the Research and Development Director of the Belgian Nuclear Programme were discovered in an apartment in Brussels raided by anti-terrorist police following the attack in Paris.

The footage confounded investigators at first – as it showed the entrance to the director’s home in Flanders, an area outside the capital.

But detectives made the chilling deduction that the group was attempting to gain entry to an atomic facility after watching all 12 hours of footage, which included images of a local bus.

Armed troops were sent to defend French and Belgian nuclear facilities following the discovery and both countries nuclear programmes were put on the highest state of alert.

Reports of the plan first emerged as early as February and was at that time linked back to the cell responsible for the Paris attacks.

The footage was discovered ‘as part of seizures made following the Paris attacks,’ a Belgian prosecutor said, refusing to divulge the individual’s identity ‘for obvious security reasons’.

At the time, Belgium’s federal agency for nuclear control stressed the importance of not revealing the name of the person involved so as ‘not to endanger the enquiry or nuclear security’ or indeed the person involved and their family.

The images were captured by a camera hidden in nearby bushes and recovered by two suspects who left the area in a vehicle with the lights off, Derniere Heure reported.

However, reports in February did not publicly name Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui – the brothers we now know are responsible for the Brussels bombings – as the creators of the footage.

The claims give further credence to the links now established, at least publicly, between the Paris and Brussels bombings.

The bombings in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed 31 people are now believed to have been carried out because the authorities were closing in on the fugitive members of the terror cell.

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Belgian Terrorists Can Still Enter U.S. Without A Visa – Washington Free Beacon

Leading lawmakers identified Belgium as a hotspot for terrorism months ago and are warning that many of the radicalized individuals living there are still able to travel to the United States without first obtaining a visa and undergoing thorough security checks.

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told the Washington Free Beacon Tuesday afternoon that current flaws in the U.S. visa waiver program – which facilities travel to the United States from partner nations including Belgium – have created a loophole that could permit radicalized individuals to legally enter the United States with minimal background checks.

DeSantis is warning of these flaws on the heels of deadly mass terrorist attack in Brussels on Tuesday that has killed at least 30 and wounded hundreds more.

“The visa waiver reform, this is something we have been perusing and the [Obama] administration has brushed us off at every turn,” DeSantis said, explaining that current policy does not mandate more strenuous checks on individuals identified as coming from terrorist hotspots, such as the small Belgian town of Molenbeek, which has emerged as a principal training site for jihadists.

“It’s the case that if those folks are citizens of Belgium they qualify for the visa waiver program and can hop on a plane and get here,” he added. “Clearly, that is not adequate given what happened.”

The Obama administration “even takes the position it’s safer to allow someone to come in on a visa waiver than make them get one, it’s kind of crazy,” DeSantis said. You’re not going to be able to have intelligence on everyone there because there are so many potential recruits. It’s a clear vulnerability.”

What is worse, DeSantis said, is that the Obama administration has been lax about deporting individuals who overstay their visas, meaning that a radicalized person could disappear in America as they plan a potential attack.

“There’s no enforcement once they get here,” DeSantis said. “Hundreds of thousands of people come over and then overstay” their visas. “You are not going to be removed under current policy under this administration.”

DeSantis and other lawmakers first labeled Belgium as a hotspot for ISIS terrorists in the aftermath of the 2015 attacks in Paris. At least five of the Paris attackers were French nationals, two of whom had been living in Belgium. Another one of the terrorists was a Belgian national.

Citizens from both countries are still able to freely travel to the United States under the visa waiver program, which facilitates travel between the American and a host of foreign countries.

“At least six of the Paris attackers could have attempted to enter the country under this program,” DeSantis said in December, during a congressional hearing on the visa waiver program’s flaws.

Molenbeek in particular “is a hellhole that is filled with Belgian national Islamic radicals who qualify to travel to the U.S. without a visa under the visa waiver program,” DeSantis warned during the hearing.

DeSantis said on Tuesday that following the attack in Paris, he realized that the United States is vulnerable from threats in Europe, in addition to those from Syria and other terror strongholds.

“The problem was not just people coming from Syria,” he explained. “There was a major vulnerability from places in Europe and this Molenbeeck neighborhood was one of the most egregious that I had seen.”

The Department of Homeland Security acknowledged on Tuesday that Belgium is still a part of the visa waiver program, and that policy has not shifted in the wake of the attack.

“Though we do not require Belgian citizens to have a visa to travel here for business or tourism purposes, both the Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have procedures in place to identify and prevent travel here from Belgium by individuals of suspicion,” Jeh Johnson, DHS secretary, said in in a statement on Tuesday.

“All travelers arriving in the United States are vetted against the U.S. Terrorist Screening Database, regardless of whether they arrive with a visa or an Electronic System for Travel Authorization,” Johnson said. “We continually evaluate whether more screening is necessary, particularly in light of today’s attacks.”

Asked about these screening methods, DeSantis cast doubt on the United States’ ability to thoroughly vet these individuals, explaining that gaps in U.S. intelligence cannot account for the large number of radicalized Europeans.

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Columbia University Op-Ed Claims Belgians Are To Blame For Brussels Attack – Daily Caller

A student at Columbia University has authored an editorial saying Belgians deserve to be blamed for Tuesday’s Islamic terrorist attack in Brussels because their society is a front of “Islamophobia.”

“Columbia’s vigils and memorial services allow us to mourn victims and condemn terrorism,” writes student Brian Min in the Columbia Daily Spectator. “Moving forward, however, they should condemn not only terrorism, but also the specific Islamophobic attitudes and policies that facilitated the recent attacks.”

Min, a freshman planning to study French as well as women, gender, and sexuality studies, argues that the Brussels attack and other terrorist attacks, are “usually not arbitrary events without any justification – they often are responses to institutionalized hate and oppression.”

“Belgium remains the only other country in the world besides France to have a national ban of full-face veils,” Min says. “Employers too often get away with discriminating against Muslim employees. It comes as no surprise that the municipality Molenbeek – the site of one of the explosions – has an unemployment rate of more than 25 percent where the majority of Muslim youths are denied equal access to the labor and housing market.”

Despite his remarks, Min claims he is not condoning terrorism, because “hate should never be used to fight against hate.”

Min then argues in favor of repurposing vigils and other mourning events for political purposes, saying they should be used to denounce specific policies he disagrees with.

“[I]t is not enough for vigils and memorial services to broadly condemn Islamophobia and other forms of hatred that helped breed terrorist attacks,” he says. “They should also verbally denounce the specific forms of Islamophobia and hatred in relation to targeted nations and their policies of institutionalized discrimination, such as Belgium’s ban on full-face veils. In order to fight against Islamophobia and hate crimes that dramatically increase after major tragedies like the Brussels attacks, we must localize the specific Islamophobic policies and attitudes that helped to facilitate such attacks.”

Despite Min’s argument, there’s ample reason to believe Belgium is not a strong center of Islamophobia. For instance, in 2013 a Belgian man was sent to jail for hate speech for tearing up a Quran near some Muslims, and the country’s hate speech legislation has been interpreted as generally restricting any rhetoric that is overly hurtful towards Muslims.

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Enough With The Teddy Bears And Tears: It’s Time To Take Our Civilization Back – Raheem Kassam

Teddy bears, tears, candles, cartoons, murals, mosaics, flowers, flags, projections, hashtags, balloons, wreaths, lights, vigils, scarves, and more. These are the best solutions the Western world seems to come up with every few months when we are slammed by another Islamist terrorist attack. We are our own sickness.

Since the world learned of the dozens dead, hundreds injured, and hundreds of thousands affected by Monday’s attack on the NATO and European Union capital, we have seen an outpouring of what is commonly known as “solidarity”.

This word – most commonly associated with hard-left politics, trades union activism, socialism, and poseur indie rock bands – has come to mean very little in reality. In effect, “standing in solidarity” with someone now means that you have observed the situation, changed your Facebook profile picture accordingly, and patted yourself on the back.

And if like dead bodies Facebook profile pictures lost heat, it would be accurate to say that the Tricolores that adorned the social media profiles of many had hardly become cold before we were all changing the colours of the bands on the flags. From blue to black. From white to yellow. The blood red remains.

Because nowadays, teddy bears are the new resolve. They symbolise everything we have become in response to our way of life being threatened, and our people being slaughtered on our streets: inanimate, squishy, and full of crap.

Our security services and our police, hamstrung by political correctness, are just as interested (or more?) in rounding up Twitter “hate speech” offenders than criminal, rapist, or terrorist migrants. Our borders are as porous as our brains. We refuse to realise that there are now literally millions of people amongst us who hate us. Who hate our way of life, and who will, one day, dominate our public life.

But of course, such statements are dismissed as fear-mongering, alarmist, or “out of touch with reality”. As if the data doesn’t exist, or the demographics aren’t shifting quickly enough to notice.

As if vast parts of our towns and cities haven’t become ghettos, or no-go zones, or hubs of child grooming activity, or terrorism.

As if mosques, schools, prisons, and universities aren’t used as recruiting grounds for radicals.

As if the blood of our countrymen hasn’t even been spilled at all.

Instead, we will now think deeply about how we can “reach out” to these populations. How we can “co-exist” and “be tolerant” of one another. As if toleration – which is actually the permittance of what is not actually approved or desired – is a healthy aspiration for a society.

It is as if we model our countries on the practice of bending over and “taking one for the team”, chastising those who fail to “tolerate” the most barbaric traditions of alien cultures. It is everything this cartoon – obviously branded “racist” – suggests.

“But come on, Raheem, not all immigrants, or Muslims, are criminals, or rapists… you’re not!”

Yeah – and look at me. Excoriated daily by Islamists on Twitter. Why? Because I’ve integrated and I love my country. Because I refuse to believe that an Islamic caliphate is the best thing for Britain, or anywhere, quite frankly. Where is my white (or brown) knight? Where are the voices of the moderate Muslim world defending me?

Not that I need protection, or defence, but some people aren’t as hard headed or resolved as I am.

Thusly, the albeit minority evil amongst British Muslims is thriving because good Muslims are doing nothing. At some point, we have to question why. I’m not sure most people are ready for the answers to that one.

So continue to sit there with your head in your hands. Mourning only to make yourself feel better. Missing people you never knew. Exclaiming, as the most immature of minds does: “Why can’t we all just get along?”

Expressing sympathy is no bad thing. But to be truly sympathetic towards someone under attack, one must be chivalrous, gallant, and unafraid.

Watching someone getting raped, and tweeting your solidarity with them is not enough. Human nature and goodness calls upon us to intervene. To assist. To free someone from their torture, and to save them from their demise.

It is not enough to scrawl “no fear” on a post it note, and stick it onto some £3 flowers.

We must be fearless in electing leaders who we feel will best keep us safe. It is one of the few areas of our lives in which we should be able to feel comfortable. We pay our taxes, you keep us safe.

If not, then we must arm ourselves. If our governments refuse to protect us, or even begin to use the tools with which we empower them against us: surveillance, counter-terror laws, detention, then we will need to take the law back into our own hands. We cannot be afraid of doing so. It is where our societies all sprung from.

The defence of ourselves as individuals. The defence of our families, our properties, our means of production, our communities, and our neighbours.

It is why arms sales to individuals has shot up since the migrant crisis in Europe. Many Germans are losing their faith in their elected leaders to protect them. The same applies in Sweden, and in Austria. Some people refuse to take being wiped out laying down. How quaint.

It is also time to start to make serious, wide-reaching demands of our politicians on the subject of immigration and Islamism.

When U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said what he said about a temporary ban on Muslim immigration, the tolerance lobby went into overdrive: full condemnations across the board from politicians – including presidents and prime ministers, across the media sphere, and you will recall the House of Commons debating a petition to ban the man from the country.

Now even the most politically correct of Hollywood luvvies is asking: is he really that wrong on this?

Because Mr. Trump has thought in a cycle longer than his potential presidency: what does the Western world look like in 20, 30, 50 years? What kind of societies do we leave to our children?

Do we leave cities with soldiers on patrol. With “peace” signs scrawled onto bomb-struck buildings? Or do we leave them safe places, with real promise for the future. Like our parents, or at least our parents’ parents, left us.

In order to confront this question, we have to get to the root cause of the problem. There is too much immigration, or at least, not enough hand-picked immigration, into the Western world today.

People of my age had no choice that our post-war leaders felt the heavy hand of post-colonial guilt on their shoulders, and decided to open up our countries, and flood us with “diversity”.

But we do have a choice to not make the same mistakes again. And we have a duty to correct the ones that were made.

And yes, that does mean exactly what you think it means. It means ending mass migration. It means smashing apart ghettos and no go zones. It means repealing laws that allow for Sharia councils. It means asserting what it means to be British, or European, or American, without fearing a backlash from the political left, or the media classes who scarcely see a face my colour let alone darker.

Let them riot. Let them cry.

I would far rather be subjected to ceaseless “direct action” by the scourges of my own society than import others.

At least if my fellow countrymen are deplorable, I won’t get called a racist for pointing it out.

So put down the teddy bears, burst the balloons, and let’s start demanding again that our countries are safe and civilised. And if we can’t find people who’ll make that happen for us… let’s do it ourselves.

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