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Another Chumph Lackey Bites the Dust – Devin Nunes Off House Intelligence Committee

Unbelievable the number of bodies hitting the floor during just the first three months of the Chumph regime.

Next in line, Devin Nunes, former Chair of the House Intelligence Committee – now under investigation for releasing classified intelligence material. Were Mr Nunes an ordinary citizen, and not protected by fellow Republicans to whom Party is more important than the Constitution or Patriotism…

He’s be looking out from a jail cell, dressed in the “Oh so stylish”…Orange jumpsuit. Nunes worked desperately to cover-up the Putin’s Bitch Treason, and to submarine the House investigation into collusion with the Russians. He got caught.

Devin Nunes – Should be doing the perp walk out of Congress…

Devin Nunes Steps Aside; Ethics Committee Investigating for Spilling Secrets

The Republican is now officially being probed for what he was so worked up about: allegedly disclosing classified intelligence.

Rep. Devin Nunes said Thursday he is stepping aside as chairman of the House intelligence committee because he is under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly disclosing intelligence without proper authorization.

“The charges are entirely false and politically motivated, and are being leveled just as the American people are beginning to learn the truth about the improper unmasking of the identities of U.S. citizens and other abuses of power,” Nunes said in a statement, adding that the allegations against him are “baseless.”

Nunes said in a hastily-arranged press conference last month he had come into possession of classified information showing Trump transition team members were “incidentally collected” by U.S. intelligence agencies during their surveillance of foreign targets and improperly “unmasked.” Nunes made his claim following a late-night trip to the White House where he reportedly met with senior administration officials who played a role in giving him classified information. (Nunes maintains they were not his original source.)

Rep. Mike Conaway, a Republican, will take Nunes’s position as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as the Ethics Committee begins its probe.

The Ethics Committee is truly bipartisan, with an equal number of Democrats and Republicans. The 18a investigation, as its known, has subpoena power and may also look into what Nunes told Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump when he briefed them following his March 22 press conference.

Ryan said Nunes staying on would be a “distraction” for the investigation into Russia’s interference in the election and possible collusion with Trump’s team. Ryan earlier expressed support for Nunes.

“He continues to have that trust, and I know he is eager to demonstrate to the Ethics Committee that he has followed all proper guidelines and laws,” Ryan said in a statement. “In the meantime, it is clear that this process would be a distraction for the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in our election. Chairman Nunes has offered to step aside as the lead Republican on this probe, and I fully support this decision.”

Nunes had not briefed Rep. Adam Schiff, his Democratic counterpart on the committee, before running to Ryan and Trump. That decision blew up an already strained committee, leading to recriminations from Democrats that Nunes was acting like a presidential pawn. The committee’s downward spiral led to suspended hearings on the Russia probe, putting the onus on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

 

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Another Gun Nut White Boy…Another Mass Shooting

White racist gun freaks like to quote numbers about “black on black” crime. It is a disingenuous argument for several reasons. In so called, black on black crime in terms of shooting, in vast majority occur within a limited geographic region of less than 10 miles form a major urban center. The suicide rate in almost  every part of the country is 3-8 times higher than the homicide rate. (see data from CDC, and Freakonomics here.)  In 2013 (the most recent year for which full data are available), 41,149 suicides were reported, of which over 70% were white males. That is a rate nearly four times higher than the country’s homicide rate, 7 times the black on black homicide rate, and 98 times the possibility of a white person being murdered by a black person. In 2010, the gun suicide rate was 6.3 per 100,000 people, compared with 3.6 per 100,000 for gun homicides. Any of my readers who are familiar with the science and engineering behind security, knows that the first thing you do in creating a security system is what is called a “Threat Analysis”. Ergo it is rather stupid to plan for a Tsunami if your house is in Kansas, but it would be real smart to plan for a tornado.

Making the “black on black” crime argument a shell game.

The second part of that is an analysis of what  is more likely to cause a danger or threat. Blank gangbangers quite simply rarely if ever shoot up groups of students on a suburban college campus. Recent studies reveal that most school shooters are White males, with 97 percent being male and 79 percent White. Over the last three decades, 90 percent of high school or elementary school shootings were the result of White, often upper-middle class, perpetrators.

So…If I were setting up security for a major University or suburban/rural college – or primary and secondary school, then my Threat Index is going to be off the charts for disaffected white boys with guns, and real low for black inner city drug dealers.

Indeed, I am going to raise red flags for guys who look just like the following…

The fact that almost nobody does, is an indication of just how deep in denial America is.

Northern Arizona University student opens fire during campus fight, kills 1, wounds 3

One Northern Arizona University student was killed and three more were wounded when a student fight ended with gunfire — rocking the nation again before an Oregon college had time to bury the victims of its own gun massacre.

Police took suspected gunman Steven Jones, an 18-year-old NAU freshman, into custody after he killed fellow student Colin Brough and wounded Nicholas Prato, Kyle Zientek and Nicholas Piring, police said.

Two separate groups of students were arguing in a parking lot next to Mountain View Hall when Jones pulled out a gun and started shooting, NAU Police Chief Greg Fowler said at a Friday morning press conference.

A glitch in the university’s emergency alert system meant only a limited number of students got the first message reporting the shooting, the school said in a statement. The entire campus got a later alert after Jones was in custody that said the campus was all clear.

Fowler said Arizona school protocol prohibits anyone from carrying a gun on campus, however, students are allowed keep weapons in locked compartments of their cars parked on campus.

The injured students’ conditions and their relationship to the gunman are unclear.

The Arizona shooting came just hours before President Obama is set to visit Roseburg, Ore., where nine people were slaughtered on the Umpqua Community College campus on Oct. 1.

Funerals for the Oregon victims started Thursday. More are planned for the weekend and next week.

Arizona students heard sirens echoing across campus about 1:30 a.m. Friday and learned about the shooting from Mountain View residents who reported shots fired on social media, NAU freshman Mackenzie Cutrone told the Daily News. Thanks to the alert glitch, she didn’t get the university’s messages about the attack until after the gunman was already in custody.

 

White Privilege in America is being able to post pictures of yourself armed to the teeth on Facebook, and nobody getting “worried”.

 

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2015 in American Genocide, Domestic terrorism

 

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