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Judicial Watch Files Mandatory Discovery Plan That Includes Depositions From Key Witnesses

Judicial Watch (JW) is at it again. They are doing the heavy lifting that the Congress was unable or unwilling to do. They are investigating the Hillary Clinton server scandal and the FBI and DOJ handling of their investigation, which led to no indictments despite a mountain of evidence. They are requesting that many people be deposed including Obama inner-circle denizens, Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes. The judge handling the case has been sympathetic to JW’s demands and angered by FBI and DOJ stonewalling and is likely to approve JW’s plan in its entirety.

Via Judicial Watch:

The plan for discovery is the latest development in Judicial Watch’s July 2014 FOIA lawsuit filed after the U.S. Department of State failed to respond to a May 13, 2014 FOIA request (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01242)). Judicial Watch seeks:

  • Copies of any updates and/or talking points given to Ambassador Rice by the White House or any federal agency concerning, regarding, or related to the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
  • Any and all records or communications concerning, regarding, or relating to talking points or updates on the Benghazi attack given to Ambassador Rice by the White House or any federal agency.

Judicial Watch seeks the depositions of former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice and former White House Deputy Strategic Communications Adviser Ben Rhodes about the creation and dissemination of the infamous Benghazi talking points because: “No one other than these individuals know better who they were communicating with and where records might be located.”

Judicial Watch also argues for “direct, unfiltered access to [additional] key witnesses with firsthand knowledge and the opportunity to ask follow-up questions” about the illicit Clinton email system. In its pursuit of answers as to whether former Secretary Clinton’s use of a private email server was intended to stymie FOIA, Judicial Watch seeks to conduct the following depositions:

  • Jacob Sullivan, Senior advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff throughout Secretary Clinton’s tenure.
  • Clarence Finney (Deputy Director, Executive Secretariat Staff)” the principal advisor and records management expert in the Office of the Secretary who was responsible for control of all correspondence and records for Clinton and other State Department officials.” Finney is also among the State Department officials in the emails discussing the processing of the CREW FOIA request and other requests concerning the former Secretary’s email account.
  • Jonathon Wasser, who worked for Finney and who actually conducted searches for records in response to FOIA requests …”
  • FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence E.W. Priestap, “who supervised the Clinton email investigation.” Priestap has not explained “the nature or extent of the FBI’s efforts, such as who the FBI attempted to contact, who the FBI actually talked to, who the FBI requested records from, who actually provided records, and whether the FBI believes those that they requested records from actually returned all of the requested records.”
  • Justin Cooper (employee of President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation). Cooper created and managed the clintonemail.com server. His testimony to Congress also appears to contradict portions of testimony provided by former Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
  • Eric Boswell (Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security). On March 6, 2009, Boswell wrote in an Information Memo to Cheryl Mills that he “cannot stress too strongly … that any unclassified BlackBerry is highly vulnerable in any setting to remotely and covertly monitoring conversations, retrieving email, and exploiting calendars.” A March 11, 2009 email states that, in a management meeting with the assistant secretaries, Secretary Clinton approached Boswell and mentioned she had read the IM and that she “got it.”
  • Heather Samuelson (Senior Advisor & White House Liaison). Until her tenure at the State Department ended in March 2013, Samuelson was tasked with tracking the FOIA request served by CREW. Samuelson subsequently served as one of Secretary Clinton’s personal attorneys and, in 2014, reviewed the clintonemail.com account to identify federal records. The records returned by Clinton in December 2014 were records identified by Samuelson.

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The ‘Equality Act’ Seeks To Destroy Equality

Democrats and the Left have really outdone themselves this time.  The highest duty of the federal government, after protecting the people from enemies foreign and domestic, at least according to our Founders, is to protect and expand individual liberty.

We don’t even talk about liberty anymore.  When was the last time you heard a congressman or senator talk about protecting liberty when debating a bill?

While Donald Trump and Republicans are fighting for individual freedoms by getting the government off the people’s backs, Democrats are fighting for a tyrannical government leviathan to take away individual freedoms and liberty from the majority for the sake of specific voting blocks, that lead to the ultimate goal of destroying the American system and replacing it with a utopian heaven on earth.

In the recently Democrat-sponsored bill that passed the House on Friday, called the “Equality Act,” the government would treat any recognition of the differences between the sexes, and/or any desire to live under traditional American sexual morality, as a hate crime.

“It is the most dangerous bill to freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion that has ever been proposed on a national level,” said Houston Baptist University Prof. Robert Gagnon, an expert in biblical sexual morality.  “It will codify into law that you are a bigot, the moral equivalent of a racist, tantamount to being a member of the Klu Klux Klan, who must be shut out of society and, wherever possible, harassed and persecuted for your beliefs.”

This bill would criminalize Judeo-Christian values, which would finally put the God haters over the top in their quest to stamp out religion, a mission that started after the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling on same-sex marriage.

The bill also means that if a man with a permanent five o’clock shadow who is wearing a dress and misapplied makeup applies for a receptionist job, and is turned away, he/she/zie/they could sue the company for discrimination, even though the private business has the right to determine who the first person customers greet looks like.

This is where we’re at in Washington.  The vote for this oppressive bill in the House was 236-173.  Eight Republicans joined 228 Democrats.  Those 8 Republicans need to be outed and challenged with primaries.

The Left has worked very hard to make it seem like the “special rights” they seek for transgendered people are a demand for equal rights, and anyone who debates them on it is automatically considered a bigot.

This bill would put the final nail in the marriage-and-family coffin if you will, by destroying the moral order of America.  Those who make that claim aren’t being hyperbolic.  The lawyers would have a field day if this bill were to become law, seven field days a week.  They would destroy millions of American lives based on senseless legislation that targets the moral fabric of our society.  America is only as strong as its families.

Some RINOs are already capitulating to the idea by suggesting “carve-outs” for churches, letting the rest of American Christians and Jews suffocate under the jack-booted weight of a government run by LGBTQ  progressive activists who won’t tolerate any of the “old order” morality system, because the bill rules out any religion-based defenses.  How could any Republican support a violation of the First Amendment’s Freedom of Religion and Free Speech rights?

From The Washington Times:

It’s time to educate the public about this bill’s toxic blend of mad science and totalitarian intent, and it won’t be easy.

“All the principalities and powers will cooperate in giving this cudgel to Leviathan,” writes John Smirak at thestream.org. “And to litigious thugs like [Pennsylvania state] Rep. Brian Sims. Guys who hike their testosterone count by bullying women and kids. Ask [Masterpiece Cakeshop owner] Jack Phillips and other victims of Gay Sharia how it feels. That will be the fate of every faithful Christian if this unjust bill becomes law.”

Unless we reassert the primacy of natural marriage and natural sexuality, “our battle will be a losing one,” Mr. Smirak writes. “Our churches will end up essentially illegal. Sooner or later.”

MassResistance, a parents-rights group, has compiled a list of likely outcomes. Here’s a tweaked version:

1. It will undermine the civil rights movement that black Americans fought for.

2. Churches will be sued or lose tax-exempt status if they don’t accept LGBTQ behaviors.

3. Schoolchildren will be forced to learn how to engage in destructive LGBTQ behaviors [in California, it begins in kindergarten].

4. Parents who oppose this will be charged with discrimination, and could lose custody of their children.

5. Private colleges will lose funding, grants and scholarships.

6. Public accommodations and small businesses will be forced to allow men into women’s bathrooms and vice versa.  This will enable sexual assaults.

7. Business owners will be forced to violate their freedom of conscience.

8. Hospitals, clinics and the armed forces will be forced to offer experimental and harmful transgender treatments — including surgeries.

9. Foster and adoption agencies will be forced to close, as has already happened to Catholic Charities in several liberal cities.

10. Men will displace women in sports events (already happening).

11. It would compel speech.  Teachers would be forced to refer to trans students by their preferred pronouns, and who can ever keep up with that?

12. It would shut down charities.  Foster care, adoption agencies, drug rehabs centers, and homeless shelters already face challenges under state and local policies on gender identity.

Where’s the individual liberty in this bill?  Blair White is a popular non-leftist transgender woman with a large following on YouTube, who sometimes comes out against the transgender community’s crazy, off the wall demands.  Under this bill, White would also be charged with a hate crime.  And that’s just it.  The legislation is written so that there can be no public debate.  That’s what the Left is into these days; silencing the opposition.

We need to get active against this threat to our way of life.  Make no mistake about it, these people are threatening your freedoms and liberty with government force.  Christians and Jews have been tolerant toward transgenders in America up until the point where they are being forced to participate in their lifestyle.  This legislation goes further than ever before, and we shouldn’t be so tolerant as to accept our own demise.  Contact your representatives and let them know you are against the government tyranny that the Equality Act would bring to all Americans.

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Illegals Say France Does Not Belong to the French[VIDEO]

Hundreds of illegal aliens blockaded the airport in Paris for hours, declaring that France belongs to them as much as it does French citizens. If you think that is a legitimate argument, let me just say that big screen TV in your living room belongs to me. OK?

“France does not belong to the French! Everyone has a right to be here!”

If the Nazis had made their case that way, they might own all of Europe and Asia, without ever having to fight a war. The truth is invaders do not own anything. They may ask but they cannot demand. The French should have flooded the terminal with police and soldiers and every one of the demonstrators should have been deported. But this is France.

From The Blaze

In Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport on Sunday, between 300 and 500 self-identified illegal immigrants stormed a terminal and occupied it for about three hours, preventing access to flights, to demand they be given papers to remain in France.

Both the New York Post and blog Heavy.com reported that the protesting illegal immigrants said they would not leave or allow access to the terminal until they were allowed to speak with French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe.

“France does not belong to the French! Everyone has a right to be here!” shouts one occupier.

It is impossible for any American witnessing the events not to think of issues surrounding immigration here in the United States, which could explain why there was so little coverage of the dramatic scenes in the American press. Just last summer, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in an interview with far-left Democracy Now! called for the occupation of American airports over Trump administration immigration policies.

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Gillibrand Says She Will Release all Illegals From Custody Including Child Traffickers

Kirsten Gillibrand says that if she is elected President, she will release all illegals at the border, including the 30% of “family units” that are not related. That means she plans on giving amnesty to child traffickers. Not only that, but with that policy in place, the amount of child sex trafficking would increase, since you would get automatic entrance into the United States. The Border Patrol has determined that 30% of the so called family units are not related, which could mean that they are child traffickers and not legitimate asylum seekers.

From The Gateway Pundit

Democratic senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand has announced that she would not detain any illegal aliens that cross our southern border.

Her promise comes amid reports that DNA testing at the border has found 30% of migrants with children were not actually related to their custodians and were being used as props to aid in their asylum cases. It is unclear where the children are coming from or how the majority of these people are obtaining them.

Speaking to Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Gillibrand said that “as president of the United States, I wouldn’t use the detention system at all.”

“They don’t need to be incarcerated,” Gillibrand added. “If they are given a lawyer and given a process, they will follow it. They can go into the community in the way we used to handle these cases under the Department of Justice.”

“As president of the United States, I wouldn’t use the detention system at all. In fact what I would actually do is fund the border security measures that are anti-terrorism, anti-human trafficking, anti-drug trafficking and anti-gun trafficking.”

She claims that they will show up for their amnesty hearings, but only 16% of those who are released actually show. What would change under a Gillibrand administration? Nothing.

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