December 3, 2017

Press Ignores Threats to Man Who Revealed Presence of ‘Beyond Classified’ Emails on Hillary’s Server

During the past week, most people who follow center-right news outlets and blogs became familiar with the name of Charles McCullough III. McCullough, the former Intel Community General Inspector who identified 22 “beyond classified” emails present on Hillary Clinton’s home-brew server years after she had left her position as Obama administration Secretary of State, has appeared on several Fox shows revealing that he was harassed and threatened for reporting that finding to his superiors, and that he was promised that he would be fired once Mrs. Clinton won the 2016 general election (oops). Very few establishment press outlets have done anything with the story in the past six days, and the rare exceptions have used McCullough’s revelations as a platform to take shots at President Donald Trump.


Sunday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (120317)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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Positivity: A football physical saved his life. Now Vance Wide Receiver is a star – and could play in college

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Charlotte, North Carolina:

NOVEMBER 30, 2017 06:36 PM

Vance High senior Jaylen Riley, to this day, isn’t sure why his brother kept insisting he take a special physical offered to athletes by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools four years ago.

Riley, now 18, wasn’t sick. He was a rising ninth grader, headed to Independence. He looked healthy and strong.

But for some reason, Markell Riley kept telling his brother that he needed to go see the doctor.

And as it turned out, Markell saved his Jaylen’s life. …

Go here for the rest of the story.