The attorney general distanced himself from one controversial media snooping case. But according to NBC, he’s deeply tied to another one.
The growing furor over the Obama administration’s secret investigation of journalists took a sharp turn Thursday with the revelation that Attorney General Eric Holder had personally authorized a controversial search warrant targeting a Fox News reporter.
Holder signed off on the search warrant for James Rosen, Fox’s chief Washington correspondent, that [...]
The Smoking Gun on IRS Scandal?
President met with anti-Tea Party IRS union chief the day before agency targeted Tea Party.
“For me, it’s about collaboration.” — National Treasury Employees Union President Colleen Kelley on the relationship between the anti-Tea Party IRS union and the Obama White House
Is President Obama directly implicated in the IRS scandal?
Is the White House Visitors Log the trail to the smoking gun?
The stunning questions are raised by the following set of new [...]
News reports from the time indicate the now-chief counsel of the IRS, William Wilkins, helped a church connected to President Barack Obama’s friend Rev. Jeremiah Wright get out of an IRS probe in 2008 while working as a private attorney.
“Lawyers from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr have won the dismissal of an IRS case against United Church of Christ, Sen. Barack Obama’s denomination,” The American Lawyer’s Zach Lowe wrote on May 22, 2008.
Editor’s note: This post is a developing story first reported by The Smoking Gun andRT. The author will be reaching out to Clinton’s and Blumenthal’s offices for comment and will update the post as necessary.
Confidential emails purportedly from former political adviser Sidney Blumenthal to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been hacked and widely distributed to politicians and news sources. Included in the hacker “Guccifer’s” distribution list are Russian news services such as Pravda, Moscow [...]
FEBRUARY 15–After demanding that the mother of a crying toddler “shut that nigger baby up,” a male passenger allegedly slapped the 19-month-old across the face as a flight prepared to land in Atlanta last Friday evening, The Smoking Gun has learned.
The shocking February 8 incident aboard Delta Airlines Flight 721 resulted in Joe Rickey Hundley, 60, being charged with simple assault, according to a U.S. District Court affidavit. Hundley, seen at right, is [...]
FEBRUARY 7–The apparent hack of several e-mail accounts has exposed personal photos and sensitive correspondence from members of the Bush family, including both former U.S. presidents, The Smoking Gun has learned.
The photos and e-mails were uploaded yesterday to an online account that appears to have been hacked for the purpose of hosting the material.
In e-mail exchanges with the person who claimed responsibility for the hack, the individual claimed to have [...]
(NaturalNews) A team of researchers from Washington state had a giant “Oops!” moment recently when it accidentally uncovered the deadly truth about chemotherapy while investigating why prostate cancer cells are so difficult to eradicate using conventional treatment methods. As it turns out, chemotherapy does not actually treat or cure cancer at all, according to the study’s findings, but rather fuels the growth and spread of cancer cells, making them much harder [...]
I see all these people that really believe that (and are wishing that) Obama is out to punish the “1%”…
It began to dawn on a few of them on Jan 2, 2013 when their taxes withdrawn from their paychecks went up 2% (which is a bigger tax increase than 99% of the 1% will ever see) that maybe they had been sold out…
Well if you were looking for smoking gun [...]
DECEMBER 26–A convicted felon who traveled to Newtown, Connecticut and masqueraded as the uncle of Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza has been arrested on a federal probation violation charge, The Smoking Gun has learned.
Jonathan Lee Riches was busted late last week and booked into the Chester County jail. Riches, 35, has been living in West Chester, Pennsylvania since his release earlier this year from federal prison, where he spent a decade [...]
In a move certain to fuel the debate over Obama’s qualifications for the presidency, the group “Americans for Freedom of Information” has Released copies of President Obama’s college transcripts from Occidental College …
Released today, the transcript school indicates that Obama, under the name Barry Soetoro, received financial aid as a foreign student from Indonesia as an undergraduate.
The transcript was released by Occidental College in compliance with a court order in [...]
SEPTEMBER 6–A North Carolina man was arrested yesterday for threatening to kill President Barack Obama in a series of Twitter messages, one of which warned that, “Ima hit president Obama with that Lee Harvey Oswald swag,” The Smoking Gun has learned.
Donte Jamar Sims, 21, is charged in a felony criminal complaint accusing him of threatening the president’s life in five tweets published September 3. Sims, pictured in the adjacent mug [...]
SEPTEMBER 6–A North Carolina man was arrested yesterday for threatening to kill President Barack Obama in a series of Twitter messages, one of which warned that, “Ima hitpresident Obama with that Lee Harvey Oswald swag,” The Smoking Gun has learned.
Donte Jamar Sims, 21, is charged in a felony criminal complaint accusing him of threatening the president’s life in five tweets published September 3. Sims, pictured in the adjacent mug shot, [...]
He saw his picture on her Facebook page…
A Tennessee man suspected his live-in girlfriend was planning an affair after he found a picture of a man he didn’t recognize on her Facebook page.
Enraged, Lowell Turpin, 40, confronted his girlfriend and “angrily demanded to know who the male was,” according to a police reportobtained by the Smoking Gun.
She answered her boyfriend truthfully and said: It’s Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. But Turpin [...]
July 31, 2012
Note: More of our look back at the AIG bailout, this time with a Bernanke focus.
Sen. Jim Bunning on Squawk Box.
Liesman gets torched. Details on the Fed mole. Evidence of substantial conflict within the Fed over the decision to bailout AIG. Kernen and the Senator laugh it up. Beginning at the 7:20 mark, Bunning makes reference to internal Fed emails:
“Bernanke’s staff did not agree with him on [...]
Zerohedge has uncovered the ‘Smoking Gun’ on gold manipulation- a ‘Strictly Confidential’ 1975 memo from then Fed Chairman Arthur Burns to the POTUS.
The declassified document indicates Burns informed the President that ‘The broad question at issue is whether central banks and governments should be free to buy gold, from one-another or from the private market, at market-related prices. The Treasury is willing to accept a large measure of freedom for [...]
Since when have the authorities NOT TAKEN LIBERTIES with private
cell phone records to PLACE PEOPLE AT THE SCENE OF A CRIME?
Sadly, This has become THE GO TO practice for Police Investigations.
This LAZY Police State Tactic IS NOT BEING USED in this case…
and YOU WANT TO KNOW WHY?
A Phone Record Examination of James Holmes cell phone records
will indicate his phone WAS NOT used in the “person taking a cell phone”
ruse played out in the MSM and backed up by “witness Testimony.”
The FBI has launched an investigation into allegations that a top Chinese maker of phone equipment supplied Iran with U.S.-made hardware and software, including a powerful surveillance system, in violation of federal laws and a trade embargo, according to The Smoking Gun.
Investigators, who began their probe earlier this year, have also found evidence that the company planned to obstruct a Department of Commerce inquiry into the contract behind the sales.
In an article published in 1985 warning about potential health dangers posed by the methanol from aspartame, I stated that the scientific literature contained no studies addressing the critical question as to whether aspartame or methanol would cause birth defects. I was incorrect in saying that, but only because I was purposefully prevented from seeing a key FDA memo dated September 11, 1978 describing the details of birth defects and [...]
An Arkansas woman accused in a hit and run gave a bizarre excuse to police officers.
After being picked up Flora Burkhart told them she fled the scene because she was worried that the tub of ice cream she had in her car would melt.
The 58-year-old was driving home at around 6pm on Sunday night when she crashed into the back of a Nissan pickup truck, being driven Derek Parker.
Priorities: Burkhart said she [...]
JULY 2—The largest wildfire burning in Arizona was started during a bachelor party when one shotgun-toting celebrant fired a shell that promises to shoot “100 feet of fire, setting everything in its path ablaze,” The Smoking Gun has learned.
The Sunflower Fire–which has burned nearly 18,000 acres of the Tonto National Forest and is not fully contained–began in mid-May after five Arizona men gathered to celebrate the upcoming May 19 nuptials of [...]
A single internal Department of Justice email could be the smoking-gun document in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal — if it turns out to contain what congressional investigators have said it does.
The document would establish that wiretap application documents show senior DOJ officials knew about and approved the gunwalking tactic in Fast and Furious. This is the opposite of what Attorney General Eric Holder and House oversight committee ranking Democratic [...]
This is a MUST READ
Accidentally Released – and Incredibly Embarrassing – Documents Show How Goldman et al Engaged in ‘Naked Short Selling’
It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes God smiles on us. Last week, he smiled on investigative reporters everywhere, when the lawyers for Goldman, Sachs slipped on one whopper of a legal banana peel, inadvertently delivering some of the bank’s darker secrets into the hands of the public.
The lawyers for [...]
Joel B. Pollak
May 17, 2012
Above: Alex Jones analyzes the Breitbart.com bombshell report. Read more below or visit Breitbart.com for their full spectrum series of reports “vetting” President Barack Obama during his re-election bid.
Editor’s note: Breitbart.com has posted crucial information revealing that Obama has indeed violated the Constitution – Section 1 of Article Two – and his presidency is illegitimate. A booklet published by Obama’s literary agency states that Obama was “born in Kenya and [...]
AY 7–In a federal lawsuit that reads like a work of fan fiction, an unnamed masseur claims that John Travolta groped him during an alleged encounter in a bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
In a “John Doe” lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the purported $200-an-hour masseur claims that he met Travolta on January 16 (apparently after the actor responded to an ad placed online). The masseur alleges [...]
May 4, 2012
Police and court records reveal that three of the five suspects entrapped and arrested by the FBI in a supposed plot to blow up a bridge in Ohio suffer from mental health problems, according to a report posted today by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Three of the five “anarchists” arrested by the FBI suffer from mental health issues.
One of the suspects, Brandon Baxter, was talked out of committing suicide [...]
March 25, 2012
Israel is using a permanent base in Iraqi Kurdistan to launch cross-border intelligence missions in an attempt to find “smoking gun” evidence that Iran is building a nuclear warhead, the Sunday Times reported Sunday.
According to Western intelligence sources, Israel has used sensitive equipment during its covert operations to monitor the radioactivity and magnitude of explosives tests. It was also reported that Israeli special forces used Black Hawk helicopters [...]
Bloomberg TV reports on the news that Jon Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd.’s chief executive officer, allegedly gave “direct instructions” to transfer $200 million from a customer fund account to meet an overdraft in one of the brokerage’s JPMorgan Chase & Co. accounts in London, according to an e-mail sent by a firm executive.
As Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart,” “This appears to be the most direct [...]
MARCH 14–The “American Idol” contestant expected to be booted from the show tonight is the subject of five outstanding arrest warrants in New Jersey, The Smoking Gun has learned.
Jermaine Jones, 25, is wanted in three separate counties for failing to appear in court on a variety of criminal charges dating back to 2006, according to court records. His two most recent arrests came last year in Camden County, where he [...]
In fact, they continued, “a number of federal prosecutors have expressed doubts” that MF Global “intentionally misused customer money.” Apparently, the current theory is that it was all just a big accident, the chaos of those final days causing the firm’s executives to tap into customer funds without realizing it.
Excuse me while I roll my eyes. Of course there isn’t a smoking gun. As a general rule, financial professionals tend [...]
FEBRUARY 22–The man who repeatedly yelled “Allah is great” as he was removed yesterday from a plane that was forced to make an emergency landing due to his unruly behavior is a 19-year-old Saudi Arabian who was arrested Sunday night after he led Oregon police on a drunken car chase that saw him ram two cop cars and attempt to run over pedestrians, The Smoking Gun has learned.
According to investigators, [...]
Earlier today, we learned the first stunner of the Greek bailout package, which courtesy of some convoluted transmission mechanisms would result in some, potentially quite many, Greek workers actually paying to retain their jobs: i.e., negative salaries. Now, having looked at the Eurogroup’s statement on the Greek bailout, we find another very creative use of “negative” numbers. And by creative we mean absolutely shocking and scandalous. First, as a reminder, even before the current bailout mechanism [...]