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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Judge Reprimands, Gags, And Warns Roger Stone After Threat

Roger Stone really stepped in it this time.

Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson reprimanded Stone, Trump’s longtime pal and 2016 campaign adviser, for posting a photo to Instagram on Monday that featured a photo of Jackson with a crosshair superimposed over it.

“Through legal trickery Deep State hitman Robert Mueller has guaranteed that my upcoming show trial is before Judge Amy Berman Jackson, an Obama appointed Judge who dismissed the Benghazi charges against Hillary Clinton and incarcerated Paul Manafort prior to his conviction for any crime . #fixisin,” Stone wrote below the image.

Jackson took this to be a dangerous threat — and issued a total gag order on Stone that bans him from talking about his pending case.…

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Trump Adviser Compares Climate Scientists To Nazis, ISIS

Trump is preparing a panel to attack climate science headed by William Happer, who has compared climate scientists to Nazis, mass murderers, and members of the terrorist group ISIS.

The Washington Post reports that Happer, who is already a senior director in Trump’s National Security Council, is preparing the panel to attack research that has determined climate change is a national security threat.

“The initiative represents the Trump administration’s most recent attempt to question the findings of federal scientists,” the Post notes.

For years, military leaders have been saying that climate change is a threat to American security.

Happer is not a climate scientist but has previously complained about the “demonization of CO2” by those attempting to limit emissions.…

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Prosecutors: Arrested Coast Guard Officer Is A White Supremacist Terrorist

Reprinted with permission from Alternet.

Federal prosecutors alleged Wednesday that Lt. Christopher Hasson, a member of the Coast Guard arrested last week on drug and gun charges, was, in fact, a terrorist with a long list of major Democratic politicians and media personalities from MSNBC and CNN that he wanted to target.

“The defendant is a domestic terrorist bent on committing acts dangerous to human life,” prosecutors said in a new court filing.

The case was pointed out by Seamus Hughes with the Program on Extremism at George Washington University on Twitter.

According to the filing, Hasson had a large stash of guns and a list of people he wanted to kill, including MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, CNN’s Don Lemon, Sen.…

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