Posted onMay 26, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on Trump Budget Kills Nixon-Era Affirmative Action Corporate Welfare Agency
The Trump administration’s first budget would shutter the fifty year old Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
The MBDA hands out grants and runs federally funded “management consulting operations” around the country. It has long been targeted by conservatives as a form of corporate welfare.
The agency has also been criticized for encouraging a “flight from white.” Since it offers aid only to business owned by officially recognized minorities, it creates an incentive for Americans to seek to have themselves recognized as non-white minorities. In 1977, Americans Indians successfully had their classification changed from white to Asian. More recently, some Americans of Middle Eastern descent have been lobbying to be recognized as minorities as well.
One effect of designating more Americans as officially recognized minorities has been to dilute the benefits of affirmative action and the MBDA to the originally intended recipients, African Americans.
The MBDA was created by Richard Nixon with a 1969 executive order under its original name of the Office of Minority Business Enterprise. The idea was that the agency would work to remedy the effects of past discrimination. It was a precursor to a series of programs that what would later be labeled “affirmative action” policies.
Posted onMay 16, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on ‘Friends – It did not work’ Netherlands faces another election as coalition talks COLLAPSE (Video)
Talks to form the next Dutch government have unexpectedly broken down after the four political parties failed to agree on what to do about migration.
Dutch lawmakers will now have to decide how to press ahead with forming a new coalition government after the collapse of negotiations between Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the Christian Democrats, the centrist D66 party and the Greens.
Edith Schippers, the Liberal health minister, said: “Dear friends, it did not work.
“The substantive differences proved too great.
Mr Rutte described the failure of talks as “unfortunate.”
Green Left leader Jesse Klaver added: “I’m not going to work out who was on which side of the gap in migration. I’d love to form a government, unfortunately it did not work.
Posted onMay 16, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on How Leftism And The U.S. Government Corrupted American Art
In the last century, few crafts have changed as radically as the visual arts. Painting and sculpture was transformed by a radical shift in style. Traditionalism and aestheticism disappeared, replaced by abstract expressionism and postmodernity. But this didn’t happen by accident, or even organically: it was, at least in part, the deliberate product of social engineering.
In 1947, the U.S. State Department organised an international modern art exhibition titled, “Advancing American Art.” The purpose was to disprove Soviet claims that America was culturally inferior. One such Soviet claim was the phrase, “??????????? ?????” which meant, “rotting West” and was used to describe the moral and social decline of the United States in particular.
The State Department’s efforts achieved precisely the opposite effect to the one intended. “If that’s art, I’m a Hottentot,” declared President Harry S. Truman. One congressman publicly denounced the show: “I am just a dumb American who pays taxes for this kind of trash.” The tour was cancelled. Humiliated, the U.S. Government devised a plan; the State Department was kicked off the project and the CIA was brought in.
Under normal conditions the CIA is supposed to be responsible for obtaining information from internal and external threats and deliver them to the U.S. President and his cabinet. Apparently Truman’s administration felt either embarrassed enough, or considered this matter enough of a national security risk, to involve the agency. Now the goals were to promote modern and abstract art, in order to make America seem more sophisticated and cosmopolitan and to make the Soviets look out of touch.
Posted onMay 9, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, according to a statement from the White House.
In a statement from the press office, the White House said Trump acted on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Borenstein.
“The FBI is one of our Nation’s most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement,” Trump said in a statement announcing Comey’s termination.
In a letter to the president Tuesday, Sessions wrote that after an evaluation, he had concluded that “a fresh start is needed at the leadership of the FBI.”
“It is essential that this Department of Justice clearly reaffirm its commitment to longstanding principles that ensure the integrity and fairness of federal investigations and prosecutions,” Sessions wrote. “The Director of the FBI must be someone who follows faithfully the rules and principles of the Department of Justice and who sets the right example for our law enforcement officials and others in the Department.”
In his own memorandum to the Attorney General Tuesday, Borenstein said the reputation and credibility of the FBI had “suffered substantial damage” in the last year. The deputy attorney general cited Comey’s handling of the investigation into former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private email server as a “textbook example of what federal prosecutors and agents are taught not to do.”
The U.S. government created a disinformation program to propagandize, to embarrass, to frame, and to discredit its enemies — everyday Americans, not criminals and terrorists.
“The [Obama] administration’s war on leaks and other efforts to control information are the most aggressive I’ve seen since the Nixon administration, when I was one of the editors involved in The Washington Post’s investigation of Watergate. The 30 experienced Washington journalists at a variety of news organizations whom I interviewed for this report could not remember any precedent.”
The quotation above is taken from a special investigative report published in 2013 by the Committee to Protect Journalists entitled The Obama Administration and the Press. The author of the report, Leonard Downie, Jr., a former executive editor of the Washington Post, lamented the fact that President Obama had repeatedly broken his “promise that his administration would be the most open and transparent in American history.”
“In the Obama administration’s Washington, government officials are increasingly afraid to talk to the press,” Downie said, pointing to the administration’s “Insider Threat Program” that greatly stepped up the use of lie-detector tests and scrutiny of federal employee telephone and e-mail records. The program, he reported, “requires all federal employees to help” by “monitoring the behavior of their colleagues.”
Posted onApril 15, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on California’s Tax Collection Agency Engulfed in Scandal
California Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the state Department of Justice to investigate alleged corruption at the state’s Board of Equalization, the agency that collects $60 billion in tax revenues in one of the highest-taxed states in the nation.
The Sacramento Bee reports:
In a letter sent to the board’s five elected members, The Democratic governor announced the tax agency will not be able to hire key personnel or issue most contracts without approval from other state departments he controls.
His letter also announced his intent to ask the Human Resources Department and Attorney General Xavier Becerra to investigate complaints from civil servants as well as an alleged misuse of public resources.
Brown’s letter follows a recent audit from the Department of Finance that found the Board of Equalization had allowed its elected members to “redirect” staff for promotional events. The audit found the agency could not explain how it corrected accounting failures identified in a 2015 audit.
It described reports from employees who feared they’d lose their jobs if they displeased elected officials. The report also suggested that board members inappropriately “intervened” in administrative decisions, creating inconsistencies that are “contrary to state law.”
Posted onMarch 29, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on GOP Rep to NC Sec. of State: Resign or Face Impeachment Over Illegal Alien Notaries
North Carolina State Rep. Chris Mills is calling for the state’s Democratic Secretary of State to resign amid a growing scandal about her office granting the legal power of notary public to hundreds of illegals, potentially enabling them to approve absentee ballots requests by illegal aliens.
“If you choose not to resign, please know that I will proceed with all legislative actions, including a resolution of impeachment,” Mills said in a March 27 letter to Secretary of State Elaine Marshall.
Mills’ letter Marshall allowed aliens, including illegal aliens covered by former President Barack Obama’s 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals quasi-amnesty, to be commissioned as legal notaries in North Carolina.
Marshall’s office has been issuing the notary commissions, despite federal and state law, to people with no green card or other proof of legal residence other than the documents they received under DACA, Mills said. Her office also incorrectly characterized an “advisory letter” from the state’s Department of Justice to justify the policy, he said. “Given the abundance, preponderance, and details of this evidence, it is clear that you have commissioned to many types of aliens (including illegal aliens) the authority as notaries public over the last nine years. You and your office have failed to properly qualify these individuals before granting commissions,” Mills concludes in his letter.
Posted onMarch 25, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on Mayors of sanctuary cities should be thrown in jail (Video)
How many more Americans must be killed by illegals? How many more school girls must be raped before our elected leaders secure our borders?
Moms and dads in Montgomery County, Maryland are terrified and angry — and with good reason.
They don’t know how many more illegal immigrant predators might be living among them — waiting to brutally rape another 14-year-old American school girl.
The Washington Post reports the two men accused of raping a ninth-grader on March 16 at Rockville High School came into this country illegally.
Jose Montano, 17, and Henry Sanchez Milian, 18, were among tens of thousands of young people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in 2016, the Post reported.
In other words, former President Obama let them into the country.
Both men were apprehended by federal border agents and were targeted for deportation proceedings but were eventually set free and turned over to relatives living in Maryland, the newspaper further reported.
They were caught and they were released. And last Thursday they allegedly took turns raping a teenage girl in a public high school bathroom.
Posted onMarch 16, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on ‘Deport the Illegal Aliens’: GOP Congressman Presents Solution to Make Healthcare More Affordable (Video)
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) made some waves last week when he likened the GOP healthcare bill to a “lump of coal” as he complained that the proposed Obamacare replacement would be the largest Republican welfare bill in history.
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Posted onMarch 10, 2017byifnm|Comments Off on ‘CIA created ISIS’, says Julian Assange as Wikileaks releases 500k US cables (Video)
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today said the CIA was responsible for paving the way for ISIS as the whistle blowing organisation released more than half a million formerly confidential US diplomatic cables dating back to 1979.
On the sixth anniversary of the first infamous “Cablegate” by WikiLeaks, when it releases its first batch of sensitive US files, on November 28 2010, it has expanded its Public Library of US Diplomacy (PLUSD) with 531,525 new diplomatic cables from 1979.
In a statement to coincide with the release of the cables, known as “Carter Cables III”, Mr Assange explained how events which unfolded in 1979, had begun a series of events that led to the rise of ISIS.
He said: “If any year could be said to be the “year zero” of our modern era, 1979 is it.”
Mr Assange said a decision by the CIA, together with Saudi Arabia, to plough billions of dollars into arming the Mujahideen fighters in Afghanistan to tackle the Soviet Union, had led to the creation of terror group al-Qaeda.
This, in turn, he said led to the 9/11 terror strikes, the invasion of Afghanhistan and Iraq by the US, and the creation of ISIS.
I watch Hollywood awards ceremonies where a supposed artist screams out for punching people in the face for political disagreements, and the entire horde of Botoxed brain zombies leaps to their feet in an ungodly and unholy howl of rampant bloodlust approval.
“We can call it Cultural Marxism, but at the end of the day, we experience it on a day to day basis, by that I mean a minute by minute, second by second basis. It’s political correctness and it’s multiculturalism.” – Andrew Breitbart