Sunday, April 5, 2020

MixedTimes - Edwin Mora

Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama

Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama

U.S. federal government officials reportedly warned the administrations of former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama multiple times between 2003 and 2015 that a viral outbreak like the one currently afflicting the United States would prompt a shortage of ventilators and other critical lifesaving medical supplies in hospitals across the country.

Imperial College Doctor: Prevention Measures Will Keep Death Rate Low

Imperial College Doctor: Prevention Measures Will Keep Death Rate Low

The doctor behind a U.K. college study on the impact of the coronavirus that predicted a doomsday scenario absent any prevention measures and prompted the U.S. government to take action against the deadly disease is now painting a more optimistic picture that is in line with President Donald Trump's plan to open the American economy by Easter.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 156 Million People in 17 U.S. States in Lockdown 

Coronavirus Outbreak: 156 Million People in 17 U.S. States in Lockdown 

Four more states in the U.S. issued stay at home orders this week for non-essential workers in a bid to combat the accelerating spread of the deadly and highly contagious novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 17, where nearly half of the American population resides.

DOJ IG: FBI Missed Opportunities to Avert Terror Attacks Under Obama-Comey

DOJ IG: FBI Missed Opportunities to Avert Terror Attacks Under Obama-Comey

The FBI missed opportunities to stop homegrown jihadis from killing and injuring Americans betweenNovember 2009 and January 2017,under the Obama administration and the leadership of the agency’s former director James Comey, an audit released this week by the inspector general (IG) at theDepartment of Justice (DOJ) revealed.

Obama DHS Whistleblower Found Dead with 'Gunshot Wound' to the Chest

Obama DHS Whistleblower Found Dead with 'Gunshot Wound' to the Chest

Philip Haney, a former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official during the Obama administration who blew the whistle on shortcomings within his own agency, was found dead in California on Friday with a "gunshot wound" to the chest, several news outlets report, citing a statement from the law enforcement.

Report: FBI Raids Company Linked to Joe Biden's Brother

Report: FBI Raids Company Linked to Joe Biden's Brother

FBI agents recently raided a business linked to Joe Biden's brother, James, who allegedly promised to "exploit" his sibling's position as vice president to bring in international investors, Real Clear Investigations reported this week.

Pete Buttigieg Caught Overselling Black Support Again

Pete Buttigieg Caught Overselling Black Support Again

Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg "demonstrates the most consistent racial ignorance among his cohort," the Washington Post reported this week, days before another article noted that the former Indiana mayor got caught exaggerating his black support once again.

Chuck Schumer Demands Investigations of Trump Firing NSC Staff

Chuck Schumer Demands Investigations of Trump Firing NSC Staff

Chuck Schumer called on the nation's 74 federal inspectors general (IGs) to protect whistleblowers from retaliation as President Donald Trump began purging Obama-era holdovers and other officials from his National Security Council (NSC).

House Continues Inquiry After Pelosi Transmits Articles to Senate

House Continues Inquiry After Pelosi Transmits Articles to Senate

House Democrat leaders pursuing the removal of President Donald Trump from office appear reluctant to let go of their investigation after voting to impeach him last month, even after Speaker Nancy Pelosi transmitted the articles of impeachment to the Senate this week.

Hezbollah Chief: Trump's Head Worth Soleimani's Shoe

Hezbollah Chief: Trump's Head Worth Soleimani's Shoe

The head of Tehran's narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah on Sunday reportedly vowed to take revenge for the U.S. killing of Iranian terrorist Gen. Qasem Soleimani, stating, "the shoe of Soleimani is worth the head of Trump and all American leaders.

Attack on U.S. Embassy in Iraq Prompts Pompeo to Postpone Trip to Ukraine

Attack on U.S. Embassy in Iraq Prompts Pompeo to Postpone Trip to Ukraine

Tensions in Iraq this week forced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to delay a scheduled trip on Friday to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose July 25 phone call with his American counterpart Donald Trump triggered the ongoing impeachment.

Report: Hunter Biden Accused of Multi-Million 'Counterfeiting Scheme' Linked to Burisma

Report: Hunter Biden Accused of Multi-Million 'Counterfeiting Scheme' Linked to Burisma

A private investigation firm, hired by a woman in Arkansas seeking to resolve an ongoing child-custody dispute with the alleged father, Hunter Biden, has "lawfully" obtained documents that claim to confirm the former vice president's son's involvement in "a massive, $156 million 'counterfeiting scheme,'" Fox News reported Monday.

Watchdog Sues Feds over Impeachment ‘Whistleblower’ Communications with ‘Spygate’ Stars

Watchdog Sues Feds over Impeachment ‘Whistleblower’ Communications with ‘Spygate’ Stars

Conservative watchdog Judicial Watchthis week filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits suggesting a "deep state" effort to remove President Donald Trump attempted by U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials, particularly from the FBI, in collaboration with the alleged CIA officer "whistleblower" Eric Ciaramella, who triggered the stalled impeachment proceeding to remove the American commander-in-chief.