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How the Democrats will stop Donald Trump

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How the Democrats will stop Donald Trump
By Christopher R Rice


All of you are either too young or too stupid to remember this but not too long ago a rogue president named George Wiggly Bush attacked Iraq and millions of protesters clogged the streets. When their protest turned out to be fruitless they ran to the polls and filled both houses with Democrats and demanded an end to an illegal war. The Democrats said no problem, that's what we're here for, then they signed off on Bush's surge. And even more troops were sent to Iraq.

(I wrote about the democrats profiting from war in: Endless War = Endless Profits)

This did not phase voters who were too stupid to realize it was all a con, a shell game. Then Bush bailed out the banks and we dutifully called our congress members and senators against the bailouts a hundred to one, only to find out that they were going to give out even more bailouts to the auto makers. Not to mention QE, QE2, 3, 4 and 5.

So the voters gleefully ma…

Malia Obama spotted at Sundance pipeline protest

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By Jayme Deerwester


If Malia Obama's first week as a former first daughter is anything to go by, the 18-year-old's re-entry into civilian life appears to be going smoothly.

Take, for example, her trip to the Sundance Film Festival. On Monday, she attended an event supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline (which was revived in an executive action signed by President Trump this week) and nobody seemed to notice for days.

In fact, the story only gained traction once actress and anti-DAP activist Shailene Woodley mentioned it in a Wednesday interview with the website DemocracyNow.org.

"It was amazing to see Malia," Woodley said. "To witness a human being and a woman coming into her own outside of her family and outside of the attachments that this country has on her, but someone who's willing to participate in democracy because she chooses to, because she recognizes, regardless of her last name, that if she doesn…

WikiLeaks: 'Trump is wrong' on Chelsea Manning

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WikiLeaks: 'Trump is wrong' on Chelsea Manning
By Rebecca Savransky The Hill


WikiLeaks on Thursday said President Trump was "wrong" to criticize former Army soldier Chelsea Manning as an "ungrateful traitor" who should not have been released from prison.

"Trump is wrong," WikiLeaks tweeted in response to a tweet from the president earlier Thursday morning.

"Manning was found innocent of 'aiding the enemy' & Pentagon admitted under oath no-one harmed."

WikiLeaks in a subsequent post pointed to a tweet from Trump last July when he blasted both former President Obama and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

"Trump denounces Manning for agreeing with him. Compare," WikiLeaks posted.

The president on Thursday ripped Manning, whose prison sentence was commuted by Obama shortly before leaving office.

"Ungrateful TRAITOR Chelsea Manning, who should never have been released from prison, is now callin…

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence

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By Olivier Knox

President Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, setting up the army intelligence analyst turned high-profile leaker to be freed on May 17, the White House announced Tuesday.

Manning was on a list of 209 commutations and 64 pardons, which may not be Obama’s final act of clemency before he leaves office at midday on Jan. 20. Edward Snowden’s name was not on the list.

Manning was convicted after leaking U.S. military incident logs and diplomatic cables, among other secret government documents, in 2010.

In his final scheduled briefing for reporters, White House press secretary Josh Earnest described Manning and Snowden in starkly different terms.

“Chelsea Manning, as a member of the United States armed forces, went through a legal proceeding administered by the United States military under the laws that govern the conduct of members of the United States military, and there was a hearing and a conviction and a sentence,” Earnest said. “It all went …

Condeleeza Rice Caught in Male Prostitution Sting

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Condeleeza Rice Caught in Male Prostitution Sting


Washington, D.C.- former Secretary of State Condeleeza Rice has been identified as a frequent client of an underground male prostitution operation based in Gonzo Heights Housing Projects in Washington, D.C.

A website, Underground America Inc. (http://www.copsrcorrupt.com/) identified by FBI sources, has been been under surveillance for over a year for providing "authentic gang banger services" for top tier clients in the Washington, D.C. area. 

Rice, 62, showed up at the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. to have sex with a group of college students for money, according to charging documents released Tuesday by the Washington D.C. State Attorney's Office.

Washington D.C. deputy sheriffs stopped Rice after she drove away, but she would not speak to them and they did not arrest her, the report states.

According to court documents, Rice texted on Jan. 7, discussed what she wanted and how much she would pay.

No attorney …

It cost 1.7 cents to make a penny this year, and 8 cents to make a nickel

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It cost 1.7 cents to make a penny this year, and 8 cents to make a nickel
By Christopher Ingraham Washington Post


In essence, we're paying $100 million a year to make coins that nobody wants, so that people can take them to a Coinstar kiosk and pay again to get rid of them. Capitalism!

The U.S. Mint has some good news and bad news in its latest biennial report to Congress. The good news is that we're wasting less money on pennies and nickels. The bad news is we're still wasting money on pennies and nickels.

Production costs for all four major coin types fell in fiscal year 2014 due to the falling price of copper, one of the primary metals used to make coins. The Mint estimates it saved $29 million this year compared to last year on account of lower copper prices.

But it continues to lose money on pennies and nickels. It now costs $1.62 to make a dollar's worth of nickels, and $1.66 to make a dollar's worth of pennies. By contrast it costs only 36 cents to make a do…

Just Gimme Money

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Just Gimme Money
By Christopher R Rice


Here at the Underground we try to give you a different perspective. A different world view than you can find anywhere else. Usually this means that we are exposing some huge horrible crime that's taking place but being ignored. This article is not about any crime being committed by my own government. Here at the Underground we see the whole world differently from the rest of you. Here's the Undergrounds version of an old Beatles song. (Don't tell Google I'm doing this, or well you already know what happened to YouTube after Google got ahold of them.)

Your pussy gives me a thrill, why not take it out on the corner and pay my bills! Now gimme money. That's what I want! That's what I want! And if you ain't made no money bitch, stay out on the track and don't come back. Where's my money bitch? That's what I want! Put on your shortest skirt and your highest heels you're goin out tonight and every night. Now…

FBI Helps Shut Down Seattle Sex-Work Review Board

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FBI Helps Shut Down Seattle Sex-Work Review Board
By  Reason


On Wednesday, visitors to TheReviewBoard.net were greeted not by the site's usual array of forums but a series of law-enforcement badge photos displayed prominently above the following message: "This website has been seized pursuant to a Promoting Prostitution investigation conducted by the King County Sheriff's Office, the Bellevue Police Department, the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation."

The site, which The Stranger's Sydney Brownstone describes as "an online mainstay of the Seattle sex industry," previously provided a space for clients and sex workers to dish on one another in the interest of lust and safety, as well offered a free-advertising venue. But like so many tools that make life easier for those in the sex trade, this one runs afoul of our government's new mission to "end demand" for prostitut…

Backpage execs refuse to testify at sex-trafficking hearing

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Backpage execs refuse to testify at sex-trafficking hearing
By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press


WASHINGTON — Executives at the advertising website Backpage.com refused to testify before Congress Tuesday following a Senate report that accuses the site of systematically editing its "adult" ads to remove words that indicate sex trafficking.

Four top executives and the company's lawyer told a Senate subcommittee they were invoking their Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

The Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report Monday charging that Backpage has created a lucrative marketplace that makes child sex trafficking easier. The report cites internal documents showing that up to 80 percent of the site's ads are edited to conceal the true nature of the underlying transaction.

Backpage has denied the allegations, and the site shuttered its "adult" section in the U.S. Monday night to protest what it calls government censorsh…

Backpage Escorts Censored by US Senate

Backpage Escorts Censored by US Senate Press Release: Backpage.com Removes Adult Content Due to Unconstitutional Government Censorship....Vows to Fight First Amendment Battles
January 9, 2017
Washington, D.C. - As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For years, the legal system protecting freedom of speech prevailed, but new government tactics, including pressuring credit card companies to cease doing business with Backpage, have left the company with no other choice but to remove the content in the United States.

As federal appeals court Judge Richard Posner has described, the goal is either to “suffocate” Backpage out of existence or use the awesome powers of the government to force Backpage to follow in the footsteps of Craigslist and abandon its Adult advertising section. Judge Posner described such tactics as “a formula for permitting unauth…

Why Part II

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Why Part II
By Christopher R Rice


In America a woman is raped every 2 minutes, every 6 minutes that victim is a child. So, why is it that good Christian Americans are outside of Planned Parenthood protesting abortion but have nothing to say about rape?

Over 20 % of female cadets are raped in the U.S. military and its not just females getting raped.

Every city council in America has spent time and tax payer money to keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of our communities but no money or time spent to keep pedophiles out of our communities. Why is that?

America's political leaders are calling for another tax cut for the already Super Rich while we are $20 trillion in debt. Their solution to the debt is to eliminate Social Security and other social services. In other words they want to throw retirees out on the streets just like Reagan did to crazy people, 35 years ago. With all of the mass shootings going on, I think we all know how well that has worked out.

Before Ronald Reagan, ther…

the Truth about Russian hacks

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the Truth about Russian hacks
By Christopher R Rice

Intelligent citizens know that these leaks were not "hacked" by Russia, they were delivered via a disgruntled DNC employee who had access to all of this information. This is a no-brainer and it is obvious that our government thinks that we have no brains.

With the evidence of hacking, that makes Trump's presidency as legitimate as Sarah Palin's grandchildren.

Trump was the one who kept saying the election was rigged before November...like the kid who stole the cokies and then tells mom it looks like someone stole the cookies.

Middle east meddling, media meddling, corporate meddling, Russian meddling, I must have meddled by casting my vote and voicing my opinion. It was all meddling and some meddled better than others. In the end only one person gets elected just as it has been in the past. Dem's are very sore losers exhibiting all of the character flaws that they accuse others of having and instigating civil unrest…