FBI Refuses To Hand Over “Comey Memos” To Congress

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News Story Source: http://www.zerohedge.com
House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said today that the FBI had decided to withhold documents, including memos, notes, summaries, and recordings, requested by his committee in regards to the ongoing Russia probe. This was revealed in a letter sent by Chaffetz to the FBI responding to the agency's decision to withhold documents requested by the Committee on May 16, 2017.

The FBI's denial to cooperate is presented below:

According to a statement by the Oversight Committee, "Chaffetz requested memos, notes, summaries, and recordings to assist in the Committee's investigation of the FBI's independence, and which are outside the scope of the Special Counsel's investigation."

The documents are due June 8, 2017, but that may not happen as it appears the FBI is suddenly unwilling to cooperate.  

As Chaffetz elaborates, after a New York Times report that former Federal Bureau of  Investigation Director James Corney memorializ
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Totalitarian Iconography and the Great War

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News Story Source: http://zerogov.com, by Bill Buppert
The predictability of the Deep State in its chess game for maintenance and expansion of power is readily predictable by the dimmest of bulbs. They are simply continuing to weave the western tapestry of leviathan government into the fabric of every facet of human life. They employ a totalitarian iconography that in its most recent manifestation is born of WWI.

There may be no greater and more honest symbol of government than mountains of human bones and skulls. It should adorn every flag. The one freedom the state always grants is your decision to be maimed or killed for them. They'll never limit that option.

Any Frenchman born in 1892 stood an even chance of being killed or wounded during the coming conflict in WWI.

As the late Ralph Raico points out, where would Communism and National Socialism be on the world stage if it weren't for the Great War?

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Freedom's Phoenix Top Stories 2017-05-26 12:14:22

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News Story Source: https://www.corbettreport.com
Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. In this week's episode:

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Trump Slams “Very Bad” Germans For Selling Millions Of Cars In US: “We Will Stop This

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News Story Source: http://www.zerohedge.com
A day after Trump stunned his fellow NATO leaders, shoving one of them out of the way for a photo-op and demanding that they "must do more" to offset defense costs which are mostly borne by the US, Trump lobbed another bomb at the European center-right consensus by renewing his attacks on the German auto industry during a closed door meeting with two high-ranking European Union officials, according to a report in German magazine Der Spiegel, that was picked up by Bloomberg and CNBC.

Citing unidentified attendees, Spiegel quoted Trump as saying that "the Germans are bad, very bad" and adding "look at the millions of cars that they sell in the U.S. Terrible. We're going to stop that." The comments were said to have been made during a closed-door meeting with the EU President Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Council President Donald Tusk, who reportedly both stood up for Germany, according to CNBC.

Trump administration officials immediately
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News Story Source: https://www.youtube.com
Andrew Kerr for Western Journalism reports, A friend of James Comey said President Donald Trump ought to be afraid of the former FBI director's public testimony to lawmakers next month. "This guy has a story to tell," Benjamin Wittes said of Comey in an interview Tuesday with CNN's Anderson Cooper. "If I were Donald Trump, that would scare me a lot."

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Google's AlphaGo Continues Dominance With Second Win in China

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News Story Source: Wired by Cade Metz
Time and again, he pinched the short strands between his thumb and index fingers, twisting the hair around one and then the other. His opponent, AlphaGo, the machine built by researchers at Google's DeepMind lab, merely played the game. And in the end, as seemed inevitable, it won.

With the win, AlphaGo claimed victory in its three-game match in with Ke Jie in Wuzhen, China, taking a 2-0 lead. The win confirmed that modern AI techniques have already exceeded the talents of even the best humans when playing the ancient game of Go—something that didn't seem possible just a few years ago.

Last year, AlphaGo became the first machine to beat a leading Go professional when it topped the Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol.

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Literary Magazines for Socialists Funded by the CIA, Ranked

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News Story Source: https://www.lewrockwell.com, By Patrick Iber
Braden confirmed what journalists had begun to uncover over the previous year or so: The CIA had been responsible for secretly financing a large number of "civil society" groups, such as the National Student Association and many socialist European unions, in order to counter the efforts of parallel pro-Soviet organizations. "[I]n much of Europe in the 1950's," wrote Braden, "socialists, people who called themselves 'left' — the very people whom many Americans thought no better than Communists — were about the only people who gave a damn about fighting Communism."

The centerpiece of the CIA's effort to organize the efforts of anti-Communist artists and intellectuals was the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Established in 1950 and headquartered in Paris, the CCF brought together prominent thinkers under the rubric of anti-totalitarianism.

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Is this how US soldiers will be flying into battle?

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News Story Source: dailymail.co.uk By Kelly Mclaughlin


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Sources: Hatch considering retiring in 2018;

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News Story Source: utahpolicy.com by Bob Bernick
UtahPolicy.com has been told by various sources that U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is leaning against running for re-election in 2018, and will likely retire. The second part of the rumor is that Mitt Romney is very likely to seek Hatch's seat.

Of course, it can always be the case that Hatch could change his mind and seek re-election, UtahPolicy is told.

He clearly is waiting out the field – by not announcing his intentions, by not actually starting a campaign – he is keeping other legitimate GOP candidates from announcing, or starting a campaign. Some prospective candidates are becoming impatient and a little irritated that Hatch hasn't announced his plans.

UtahPolicy is hearing that Hatch will announce in the fall, perhaps as early as August, that he intends to retire and devote his efforts to the Hatch Foundation – which UtahPolicy.com has discussed previously.

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Merkel Delivers Ultimatum to Erdogan Over Incirlik Airbase in Turkey

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News Story Source: https://sputniknews.com
Merkel told reporters Thursday after arriving at the NATO summit in Brussels that she is set to discuss the dispute over Bundestag members' visit to the airbase in Turkey where German military is stationed.

"I will clearly indicate in the conversation with the Turkish president that, since we have a parliamentary army, members of the German Bundestag should be able to visit our soldiers. Otherwise we will have to leave Incirlik," Merkel said.

On Wednesday, when commenting on the issue, Erdogan wished Germany a "happy journey" if Berlin decides to withdraw its forces from Incirlik.

Turkey blocked a group of German lawmakers from visiting the servicemen earlier in May prompting Chancellor Angela Merkel to suggest that Berlin may consider moving some 250 troops stationed at Incirlik to one of the neighboring countries.

In 2016, Berlin prolo
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