Month: January 2018

Populist.TV Morning Report | SOTU & CAATSA

News Roundup SOTU The speech was 1 hour and 20 minutes long, making it the third-longest in history behind Bill Clinton’s second and final addresses Immediately after the speech ended, Trump told Rep. Jeff Duncan ‘don’t worry, 100 percent’ he’d release the FISA memo Gitmo staying open on executive order Trump announced during his State of the Union that he would be keeping the controversial U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay open, and signed an executive order soon after You can read that executive order at Populist.TV Man who sent out Hawaii alert thought attack was genuine, not a drill The emergency management services worker who sent out the false alert missile warning earlier this month has been fired as news comes out that he thought a real attack was underway, instead of merely pressing a wrong button as had been previously reported The supervisor responsible for the drill said “Exercise, exercise, exercise” – the cue indicating this is just a drill – while also erroneously saying “this is not a drill” The administrator of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency also resigned yesterday List of Russian businessmen and political figures released as part of CAATSA The US Treasury released a list of 96 Russian business and 114 political figures as an implementation of the “Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” law designed to punish Russia for purported election meddling Not...

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GUANTANAMO EXECUTIVE ORDER

GUANTANAMO EXECUTIVE ORDER: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2018 EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – PROTECTING AMERICA THROUGH LAWFUL DETENTION OF TERRORISTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Findings. (a) Consistent with long-standing law of war principles and applicable law, the United States may detain certain persons captured in connection with an armed conflict for the duration of the conflict. (b) Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and other authorities authorized the United States to detain certain persons who were a part of or substantially supported al-Qa’ida, the Taliban, or associated forces engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners. Today, the United States remains engaged in an armed conflict with al Qa’ida, the Taliban, and associated forces, including with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. (c) The detention operations at the U.S. Naval Station Guantánamo Bay are legal, safe, humane, and conducted consistent with United States and international law. (d) Those operations are continuing given that a number of the remaining individuals at the detention facility are being prosecuted in military commissions, while others must be detained to protect against...

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Changelog – 01/30/18

Added changelog Added ‘Deep Dive’ category Added Red Pill Overdose as post and to homepage Fixed footer by removing generic text and adding copyright for Populist.TV Added contact forms to our two Links and Resources posts Added banner to Populist.TV homepage on...

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Populist.TV Morning Report | SOTU Boycott

What’s New This morning on Fault Lines we went over several contradictions in Bill Browder’s testimony, which you can watch for yourself just below. Browder Point-by-Point Browder not knowing about Magnitsky having a law degree or going to law school. Browder contradicting himself on who drafted the complaint that led to the Prevezon case – early in the deposition he says he would imagine that the US attorney drafted the complaint, whereas later in the deposition he says “I provided to the New York District Attorney’s office a Complaint” Browder says the investigation into him was closed in 2005 but can’t remember who told him this or whether they were in a position to know if it was true. News Roundup State of the Union The theme is building a safe, strong America Some congressional and justice officials will be boycotting the event, in eluding Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and members of the Congressional Black Caucus House Republicans vote to release controversial FISA memo Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee voted Monday evening to release a four-page memo written by its chairman Rep. Devin Nunes The Assistant Attorney General called the move to release it “extraordinarily reckless” Trump has five days to review the memo before deciding on its release, and was reported by the WaPo on Sunday as being in favor of its release Deputy FBI...

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