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Hate Hoax Promoters Kamala Harris and Al Sharpton Meet In Harlem Hours After Jussie Smollett Arrested

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 18:06

In politics timing is everything, as the saying goes. And the timing of this meeting was perfect. 2020 Democratic Party presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) met with 2004 Democratic Party presidential candidate and Tawana Brawley race attack hoax promoter the Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem Thursday morning–just hours after accused race attack hoaxer Jussie Smollett, whom Harris had supported, was arrested in Chicago.

.⁦@KamalaHarris⁩ .⁦@TheRevAl⁩ at ⁦

— Rachel Noerdlinger (@rachelnoerd) February 21, 2019

The other view:

Chicken and waffles on one side; toast and bananas on the other

— Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) February 21, 2019

Harris posted a statement with unquestioned support for Smollett when news of his alleged attack broke in late January, promoting it as a “modern day lynching.”

“. is one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know. I’m praying for his quick recovery. This was an attempted modern day lynching. No one should have to fear for their life because of their sexuality or color of their skin. We must confront this hate.

.@JussieSmollett is one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know. I’m praying for his quick recovery.

This was an attempted modern day lynching. No one should have to fear for their life because of their sexuality or color of their skin. We must confront this hate.

— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 29, 2019

Harris, a former prosecutor and state attorney general, stumbled Monday explaining her support for Smollett as the hoax was unraveling, Fox News reported:

“During an appearance at a bookstore in Concord, N.H., a female reporter asked the senator from California if she wanted to amend a tweet from Jan. 29, in which she said Smollett was the victim of “an attempted modern day lynching” and called the actor “one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know.” Harris has also used the Smollett attack to push legislation that would make lynching a federal hate crime.

“Which tweet? What tweet?” Harris asked. As the reporter specified the tweet in question, Harris appeared to look around for a campaign staffer before responding.

“OK, so, I will say this about that case,” she said. “I think that the facts are still unfolding, and, um, I’m very, um, concerned about obviously, the initial, um, allegation that he made about what might have happened.

“And it’s something we should all take seriously whenever anyone, um, alleges that kind of behavior, but there should be an investigation,” Harris added. “And I think that once the investigation has concluded then we can all comment, but I’m not going to comment until I know the outcome of the investigation.”

Sharpton rose to national prominence as a spokesman and adviser for Tawana Brawley, a 15-year-old black girl who, aided by Sharpton, hoaxed the nation in 1987 with a false claim of being raped by several white men.

Excerpt from NY Times 2013 look back:

The news reports at the time, in the late 1980s, were horrific. Tawana Brawley, a 15-year-old African-American girl from the New York City area, was said to have been abducted and repeatedly raped by six white men. She was found with “KKK” written across her chest, a racial epithet on her stomach and her hair smeared with feces. She was so traumatized, according to reports, that at the hospital she answered yes-or-no questions by blinking her eyes. Making the crime even more vile, if that were possible, she and her lawyers later claimed that two of the rapists were law enforcement officials.

Ms. Brawley’s spokesman was the Rev. Al Sharpton — a dapper television personality and political commentator these days, but a fiery street activist back then. At a news conference, he named suspects.

“We have the facts and the evidence that an assistant district attorney and a state trooper did this,” Mr. Sharpton said. He called Gov. Mario M. Cuomo a racist and warned that powerful state officials were complicit. When asked whether Ms. Brawley would speak with the state attorney general, Robert Abrams, Mr. Sharpton said that would be like asking someone in a concentration camp to talk to Hitler.

But, as the meticulously researched Retro Report points out this week, it was all a hoax…”

Sharpton and Harris were accompanied by reporter into Sylvia’s and Sharpton spoke to the media after meeting with Harris, but apparently neither one was asked about their respective support for race attack hoaxers Brawley and Smollett.

Harris rubs pic of Sharpton and Obama at Sylvia’s from ‘08 for luck.

— Dartunorro D. Clark (@DartDClark) February 21, 2019

Sharpton scene after his Sylvia’s lunch with Kamala Harris. He says she had the same thing that Obama when they had their lunch, and mentions that he may endorse in the primary.

— Darren Sands (@darrensands) February 21, 2019

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Chicago Police Superintendent Blasts Democrat Politicians, Celebrities and Fake News Pundits For Pushing Smollett Hoax (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 18:05

Chicago Police held a press conference Thursday morning on the Jussie Smollett hate hoax after the actor’s arrest.

The Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said he’s “offended and angry” over Jussie Smollett’s hate hoax crime while he delivered an emotional press conference.

Mr. Johnson blasted Smollett’s staged attack as “shameful” then ripped into the Democrat politicians, celebrities and fake news pundits who all pushed the Jussie Smollett hoax whilst attacking millions of “racist” Trump supporters — all without any evidence a crime actually occurred.

“This publicity stunt was a scar that Chicago didn’t earn and certainly did not deserve,” Mr. Johnson said, adding, “To make things worse, the accusations within this phony attack received national attention for weeks. Celebrities, news commentators and even presidential candidates weighed in on something that was choreographed by an actor.”

“The stunt was orchestrated by Smollett because he was dissatisfied with his salary,” Superintendent Johnson added.


JUST IN: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson: Jussie Smollett "paid $3,500 to stage this attack…The stunt was orchestrated by Smollett because he was dissatisfied with his salary."

— ABC News (@ABC) February 21, 2019

2020 Dem hopefuls Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Kamala Harris both immediately rushed to judgment after Jussie Smollett claimed white racist Trump supporters ambushed him with bleach and a noose.

Kamala Harris called Smollett’s hate hoax a “modern-day lynching.”

Celebrities such as Alyssa Milano jumped into the mix and slammed Trump supporters following the hate hoax.

The Democrats and media have fallen for two huge hoaxes this year, Covington and now Smollett —  and it’s only February.

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VIDEO: Leftist at UC Berkeley Violently Attacks Turning Point USA Member, Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 17:13

A violent leftist attacked a Turning Point USA activist who was out recruiting for their chapter at UC Berkeley on Tuesday afternoon in Upper Sproul Plaza.

The assault was captured on video and posted to Twitter by Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk.


While recruiting for our @TPUSA group at UC Berkeley a leftist thug comes & assaults our activists punching him in the face & hitting him repeatedly

Imagine if the attacker was wearing MAGA hat, would be national news!

This is the violent left!


— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) February 21, 2019

The victim had been passing out information about the conservative student group when he was approached by two angry men. After a verbal altercation ensued, he pulled out his phone to begin filming.

“One of the two men slapped the phone out of the victim’s hand and proceeded to knock over the table, the victim further alleged. While he and the suspect struggled for the phone, the suspect punched the victim several times, causing injury to the victim’s eye and nose, the alert said,” the Daily Californian reports.

Kirk confirmed to The Gateway Pundit that the student reported the assault to the police.

The attacker left the scene before police arrived. Anyone with information about his identity is being asked to call (510) 642-6760.

The attacker.

Earlier this week, conservative activist Scott Presler reported that he was hit with projectiles and had gay slurs shouted at him while out holding a pro-Trump sign and advocating for the president’s policies.

The same morning, a woman locked her Twitter account after posting a video of herself harassing an elderly man in a thrift store over his Make America Great Again hat.

On Saturday, a couple had a gun pulled on them while shopping at Sam’s Club because they were wearing MAGA hats.

None of these incidents have received mainstream media coverage.

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MUST SEE VIDEO: Tucker Carlson EXPLODES On Leftist Hack Rutger Bregman – “Go F**K Yourself!”

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 16:47

Tucker Carlson exploded on one of his guests after suffering through a segment of bitter personal attacks launched by the guest against Carlson.

Tucker invited leftist and historian, Rutger Bregman on his show to talk about his recent appearance in Davos that went viral. Bregman called out the elites for flying their private jets to Davos to talk about the climate. He also blasted them for not talking about the need for greater taxation:

Always with a keen nose for ratings, Tucker invited Bregman on to talk about what he said in Davos. What did Bregman do with this opportunity to open Fox viewers minds to his ideas? He crapped all over Tucker through the entire interview.

What the family – what the Murdochs basically want you to do

You are a millionaire funded by billionaires, that’s what you are.

is to scapegoat immigrants

instead of taking about tax avoidance.

And I’m taking order from the Murdochs?

Well, it works by you taking their dirty money.

But, I mean, you’ve been a part of the Cato Institute, right?

You’ve been a senior fellow there for years?

They’re funded by by Koch billionaires, you know?

I wanna say to you, why don’t you go f*ck yourself,

because you’re a moron.

I tried to give you a hearing

Tucker was completely correct to call this hack out for his rude and moronic behavior.

Predictably, Twitter is portraying this as a big win for Bregman.

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President Trump Lashes Out at Jussie Smollett – Sticks Up For Millions of MAGA Supporters

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 16:27

Thank you, President Trump!

President Trump lashed out at Jussie Smollett Thursday morning shortly after the ‘Empire’ actor was arrested for filing a false police report.

The President stuck up for his millions of supporters and accused Jussie of making ‘racist and dangerous comments.’

TRUMP: Jussie Smollett – what about MAGA and the tens of millions of people you insulted with your racist and dangerous comments!? #MAGA

.@JussieSmollett – what about MAGA and the tens of millions of people you insulted with your racist and dangerous comments!? #MAGA

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 21, 2019

Chicago Police on Thursday held a press conference on the Jussie Smollett hate hoax after the actor’s arrest.

Chicago Police admitted Smollett sent himself the racist, homophobic letter to the “Empire” studio.

Jussie Smollett’s bruises and scratches were self-inflicted.

It was also revealed that he wrote the brothers a check to help him stage the fake MAGA attack. Genius!

Wednesday evening, a Cook County grand jury indicted Jussie Smollett on one felony charge for disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.

Jussie Smollett’s legal team released a statement Wednesday night after a Cook County grand jury indicted their client on a felony charge, stating they will “mount an aggressive defense.”

Thank you President Trump for sticking up for your millions of supporters — Trump supporters wearing MAGA hats are on the receiving end of harassment and violence on a near daily basis.

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JUSSIE CRAY-CRAY… Chicago Police: Smollett Wrote the two Brothers a Personal Check — SCRATCHES WERE SELF-INFLICTED! (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 15:55

Chicago Police on Thursday held a press conference on the Jussie Smollett hate hoax and the actor’s arrest.

Jussie Smollett turned himself in around 5 AM on Thursday.
Here is his mugshot.

Chicago Police Superintendent told reporters Jussie Smollett wrote the brothers a check!

WATCH: Police say 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett wrote a $3500 check to two men in the orchestrated attack. Mug shot released.

— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) February 21, 2019

And Jussie Smollett’s scratches and bruises were self-inflicted!

CPD Superintendent says Jussie Smollett paid the 2 brothers by check:

"The brothers had on gloves…they punched him a little bit, but as far as we can tell, the scratches and bruising that you saw on his face was most likely self-inflicted."

— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) February 21, 2019

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CONFIRMED… CHICAGO POLICE: Jussie Smollett Sent Himself the Racist Homophobic Letter (Video)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 15:35

Chicago Police on Thursday held a press conference on the Jussie Smollett hate hoax and the actor’s arrest.

Jussie Smollett turned himself in around 5 AM on Thursday.
Here is his mugshot.

Chicago Police admitted Smollett sent himself the racist, homophobic letter to the “Empire” set.

Chicago Police say Smollett sent himself a racist and homophobic letter and was dissatisfied with his salary on the show "Empire."

— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) February 21, 2019

The letter was hoax too!

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SWEET JUSTICE! Police Post Mugshot of Chicago Hoaxer Jussie Smollett

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 15:09

Jussie Smollett cried on “Good Morning America” last week.
He told Robin Roberts he wanted justice.

And this right here is why all the liberal media outlets are just #FakeNews. It’s absolutely sickening.

— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) February 21, 2019

Today he got justice.

Jussie Smollett turned himself in around 5 AM.
Here is his mugshot.

Here is Jussie Smollett’s mugshot taken this morning.

— Rob Elgas (@RobElgasABC7) February 21, 2019

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Al Gore: Ralph Northam Can Atone for Blackface-KKK Scandal by Opposing a Gas Pipeline

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 15:06

Al Gore told a group of Virginia activists that KKK Governor Ralph Northam can atone for his blackface-KKK scandal by opposing a pipeline.

Every single global warming prediction by Al Gore  turned out to be false.

The Daily Caller reported:

Former Vice President Al Gore said Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam can fulfill his “racial reconciliation” pledge by opposing the Atlantic Coast pipeline, which he called a “racist rip-off.”

“This is an ideal opportunity for him to say, ‘I’ve seen the light,’” Gore said at an anti-pipeline town hall in a historically black part of Buckingham County, Virginia, as part of an “Environmental Justice Tour,” the AP reported.

Gore appeared on stage with his daughter Karenna Gore, Rev. Dr. William Barber II, environmental activists and residents of Union Hill, a historically black neighborhood, who oppose the Atlantic Coast pipeline.

I'm so glad Al Gore gets to make these decisions for Black people and all Northam has to do is oppose a gas pipeline.

— Charles V Payne (@cvpayne) February 20, 2019

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Ted Malloch: Car Wars

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 14:17

Ted Malloch is the author of Common Sense Business

“The European Union doesn’t take a lot of what we have, and yet they send Mercedes in to us, they send BMWs in to us, by the millions,” President Trump lamented.

“It’s very unfair, and it’s very unfair to our workers and I’m going to straighten it out.”

The US Commerce Department under a Section 232 investigation has just issued a report that would result in the unleashing of steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.

Watch Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross comment here.

This is all about unfair trade.

It poses a national security risk to the United States.

Is Trump right: are there just too many German cars in America?

Add your comment below…

Now some facts.

The German auto industry sold 1.35 million vehicles in 2017 to US buyers.

That is 8 per cent of all our car sales.

The large German carmakers are, Mercedes, BMW and VW Group, which includes Audi and Porsche as well as VW’s.

Of all those German cars some are actually produced in the US. That total is about 800,000, of which half are then exported elsewhere.

BMW has a huge factory in Spartanburg; SC. Mercedes products are made in Alabama; and VW’s largely in Tennessee and Pennsylvania.

Make no mistake; Germany is most at risk in the entire EU from any car war. The French and Italians do not send many units to America at all.

New US tariffs would move up to 25 per cent.
They are presently at just 2.5 per cent.

EU tariffs on all auto imports are presently 10.5 per cent.

You can see the structural imbalance and lack of reciprocity.

Is America stupid?

New US tariffs would add approximately $11,500 to the sticker price of the average German car sold in the US, according to industry estimates.

The effect would likely be a 50 per cent drop in these exports, according to one German economic forecast.

In other words, the $226 billion trade surplus Germany now realizes could quickly vanish.

Look, we are proud of our cars,” Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Deutschland said last week. “We are allowed to be. And these cars are built in the United States of America.”
“If these cars, which are no less a threat than those built in Bavaria, are suddenly a national security threat to the U.S., then that’s a shock to us,”
Yet President Trump seems adamant.
And Germany still refuses to pay its 2 per cent of GDP to the NATO budget so Americans pick up their defense tab.
Trump’s response was, “I love tariffs, but I also love them to negotiate.”
Watch for the coming car wars at a dealership near you.
Common sense dictates reciprocity — at a minimum.

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WTH? Don Lemon Distraught – Doesn’t Think It’s Jussie Smollett’s Fault that He’s Already Lost in the ‘Court of Public Opinion’ (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:55

CNN jumped on the Jussie Smollett hate hoax without any concern that the bizarre story was some weird stunt by an unhinged attention-seeking actor.

Last night after police announced charges against Jussie Smollett CNN host Don Lemon was totally distraught.

Lemon told his guests he doesn’t think it’s Jussie Smollett’s fault that he already lost in the “court of public opinion.”

Lemon then went on to praise Robin Roberts for her fluff interview with the Hollywood hoaxer.

This was another strange segment on CNN.

.@donlemon doesn't think it's @JussieSmollett's fault he's already lost in the "court of public opinion." Thinks maybe he got bad advice. He also says @RobinRoberts did a "terrific" job interviewing Smollett.

I wish, I wish to God, I was making this up.

— David Rutz (@DavidRutz) February 21, 2019

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BREAKING: Hate Hoax Actor Jussie Smollett is UNDER ARREST – In Custody of Chicago Police

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:36

Hate hoax actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in custody of Chicago police.

Smollett turned himself in at 5 AM this morning.

You just gotta love the image in the Chicago police tweet.

Press Briefing: Jussie Smollet is under arrest and in custody of detectives. At 9am at #ChicagoPolice Headquarters, Supt Eddie Johnson, Commander of Area Central Detectives Edward Wodnicki will brief reporters on the investigation prior to the defendants appearance in court.

— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 21, 2019

In a few hours he will be transferred to appear before a judge.

FOX News reported:

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in the “custody of detectives” Thursday morning, Chicago police Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said.

Smollett, who had felony criminal charges approved against him Wednesday, turned himself in to police, authorities said.

Smollett was charged just hours after he was “officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation” for allegedly “filing a false police report” in connection with his Jan. 29 attack claims, police said. The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the “Disorderly Conduct / Filing a False Police Report” charges.

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Gateway Pundit Exclusive: Inside the AGT Juggernaut – FBI/DOJ Coverup of Clinton Foundation and Russian/China Related Crimes – PART II

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:00

Guest post by Joe Hoft

A 2016 DOJ criminal investigation was suppressed and buried by the DOJ/FBI that involved a major NY Democratic power broker, Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.

The investigation revolved around the illegal sale of US technology that was ITAR/EAR controlled and US State Department regulated.  This included advanced intelligence systems, surveillance, thermal cameras, sensors, radar, C4I and cyber warfare systems that were sold to Russia and China in the years before the 2016 election.

The DOJ terminated its internal investigation despite clear and irrefutable evidence of criminal activity and hid it from the public!

This story begins with the Clintons and their Clinton Foundation. It includes Russia and China, and ends with another FBI/DOJ cover-up of Clinton crimes. 

In our first post we discussed the Clinton Foundation and the Clintons’ efforts in assisting their friends’ business venture.  Marty Edelman and Mati Kochavi created the family of companies under the AGT International umbrella and then donated heavily to the Clintons and in turn the Clintons helped them promote their business.  This was a typical ‘pay to play’ arrangement with the Clintons – donate to the Clintons and the Clintons will help you get what you want.

Today we discuss the firm AGT International.  This firm that the Clintons helped create did all it could to generate revenues, even if it meant flagrantly breaking US law.  In 2014, AGT described itself on its website as the following –

Today’s world has more devices and sources of information than ever before, but are they truly interconnected? AGT International is revolutionizing public safety and security by connecting previously unlinked devices and data, making relevant information accessible and actionable for decision-makers and citizens alike.

We use our deep domain expertise to collect, analyze and identify the most relevant data; and our solutions provide enhanced visibility to empower people, governments and businesses to predict, visualize and manage cities and other complex environments.

Since its launch in 2007, AGT ($1B annual revenues) has been a pioneer, making the world safer by leading the integration of devices and new information sources. In the last five years we have connected a greater variety of sensors than anyone else in our industry while successfully delivering some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated public safety and security projects.

AGT International leverages three of the most compelling current technology trends to revolutionize public safety and security: the Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics and Cloud Computing. Our advanced proprietary software powers cloud-based knowledge solutions that make connected sensors and data accessible and delivers services that aid complex problem solving.

AGT is privately held with headquarters in Switzerland. The company is proud of its diversity: more than 50 nationalities are represented among its 2,400 employees.

AGT’s International Management Team –

The Clintons were compensated for their support and endorsement by Kochavi and Edelman through payments to the Clinton Foundation. These payments totaled millions of dollars.

AGT Statistics from company presentations –

AGT Introduction – slide detailing company offering and experience

Edelman and Kochavi were both involved in running the day to day business. For example, an AGT Management Meeting that includes executives from all of its business units, included Martin Edelman at the top of the list –

AGT’s flagship platform had multiple names such as “Wisdom” and “Urban Shield”.  This platform was a C4I (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence) system.  Some of the other derivatives technologies that came with it were ITAR regulated.

ITAR refers to “International Traffic in Arms Regulations“. These regulations authorize the President to control the export and import of defense articles and defense services. To put it simply, if a company’s articles and services are related to national defense, there are certain things that must happen. For example, the individuals dealing in these items must undergo and maintain training regarding US laws and the nature of items prohibited for sale under these laws.  US law also prohibits the sale of ITAR products and services to certain foreign countries, like China and Russia.

AGT and 4D Security Solutions were fully aware of this and even stated this in writing in internal communications and mandated from all employees ITAR training and certification. Wisdom as well as some of the technologies that it used (such as thermal cameras, optics, radar and communications) were also fully ITAR regulated.

Below is a look at the 4D Security Solutions internal ITAR and EAR compliance information page. It indicates that 4D products are fully regulated by ITAR –

AGT sold the Wisdom platform under different names and configurations to various clients in the US. AGT’s platform was purchased and used in the Philadelphia Real Time Crime Center, by the Memphis Police, and the Tuscan Police.  In order to circumvent the ITAR and export controls, the products were relabeled and sold by different companies under the same AGT umbrella.

For example, in Tuscan, AGT sold its product under its company named 3i-MIND, which was based in Fort Lee New Jersey and called the product “OpenMIND” and “UrbanShield”. In Philadelphia the product was sold by 4D Security Solutions where it was packaged as a Real Time Crime Center and was deployed in the DVIC (Delaware Valley Intelligence Center).

AGT described their RTCC offering in the following way:

Law enforcement agencies use AGT International’s Connected City solution for crime prevention, crime response, criminal investigation, command and control (C2) centers and real-time crime centers.

Because our Urban Shield platform was specifically designed by leading edge software engineers working with law enforcement professionals to suit critical operational needs, investigation and analysis starts at a much more advanced level, with significantly more information.

By using powerful analytic algorithms that automatically convert data into decision-quality intelligence and embedding operational expertise, Urban Shield provides actionable information that empowers an entire organization – including less experienced personnel – to instantly take advantage of best practices.

Urban Shield makes people more effective and efficient by helping jump-start investigations and potentially disrupting criminal activity before it happens through early identification of leads, links, trends, patterns and suspicious activities. It also automates ongoing data capture and analysis, freeing personnel to focus on where the biggest impact can be realized – drawing conclusions and recommending action.

AGT was selling its product around the world to countries like India, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan. AGT also began selling its ITAR controlled product in China and Russia. This would be OK if its product did not have to comply with ITAR and other defense regulations, but it did.

AGT’s success formula was based on using the Clinton political capital muscle and also ‘special inducements’ for foreign leaders to allow AGT to enter these domestic markets and compete against companies like IBM.  As can be seen from the Malaysian RTTC project details below, Dato Sri Najib, the Malaysian prime minister, who in 2018 was arrested and charged with corruption and embezzlement of tens of millions of dollars, paid a key role in pushing through AGT’s multi-million USD RTCC project intuitive.

Malaysia Police RTCC Project – Part I –

Malaysia Police RTCC Project – Part 2 –

Malaysia Police RTCC Project – Part 3 –

Malaysia Police RTCC Project – Part 4 –

Per a review of AGT’s Malaysian project it is clear that AGT in an attempt to win this project utilized methods like:
⦁ Demanding and obtaining political support from Prime Minister Dato Sri Najib
⦁ Demanding and obtaining political support from Minister of Home: Dato Hishamuddin
⦁ Working to “influence” the PM during his upcoming New York visit
⦁ Using the UAE/ Mubadala (Foreign investors) to pressure the PM
⦁ Using impending general elections to accelerate procurement

These tactics and strategies fit squarely within the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act which prohibit US companies from using bribes or large gifts to solicit business worldwide. No doubt that actions like these were never reported to the US government by AGT.

AGT circumvented the ITAR and other limitations on exporting Wisdom and many of its derivative technologies to places like China and Russia, by marketing the solution using the names “Urban Shield”, “CityMind”, “OpenMind”, and claiming that it was not a US based or a regulated product. However, this was not the case.

AGT’s iAGT Access Portal shows that companies under the AGT umbrella were using the same email, file depository, and messaging systems –

AGT also utilized US based shell companies and holding companies such as Star Management Services as the worldwide headquarters of AGT International, where the CEO Mati Kochavi was located. This location also included other top executives such as the CFO, COO, CIO, Legal, Operations, HR, IT, Product, Sales and Marketing.

This was done at least in part to circumvent the enormous tax liability AGT had because it conducted all of these operations from New York. As can be seen below Star Management was located in New York on Park Avenue –

AGT firm 4D Security Sources was also located in New York at the same location on Park Avenue –

In addition, companies under the AGT umbrella, such as 3i-MIND and others, provided their employees with fake aliases and identities. It’s believed that this was done to prevent the US government from locating these individuals and tracking them as they came to the US or when they traveled internationally in case ITAR crimes were investigated. Another potential reason why this elaborate disguise method was used was to bypass Visa travel restrictions and limitations that the US imposes on individuals who deal in intelligence and defense systems. Any Internet research would have yielded no matches for such individuals because they were using aliases for all of their work communications.

One illustration of this wide practice at AGT was identified in the corporate portal announcing that a new SVP Business Operations was joining the team and his name was “Neo Burton”. The posting then provided the following details about his CV and work history –

However, the same individual, Nithai Barzam, is listed on LinkedIn with a different name than the one he used at the AGT related company.


In his profile Barzam claims he was the SVP at AGT –

The companies under the AGT umbrella didn’t have real financial, compliance, regulatory, and governance boundaries.  All financing, legal, and management directives came from the management team that was located at the Star Management offices in NYC.

In the invoice below for example, we can see that 3i-MIND purchased some “Consulting Services” for a Fusion Center project.  The request for payment was then routed and paid by AGT International from a Swiss bank in Zurich. This is despite the fact that 3i-MIND was incorporated in the US and was registered and operated from New Jersey

One of the most alarming characteristics of AGT’s management culture was its complete disregard for classified information, despite the fact that it’s employees and executives signed strict project secrecy requirements and NDAs. Often times, the company provided presentations to clients using classified information. Considering that many of clients of AGT were in places like China and Russia, it is certain that most of the foreign clients were never cleared for this information.

The family of AGT companies did business at multiple locations in China, Russia, FSU (the Former Soviet Union), and throughout the Middle East, often knowingly and willingly dealing directly with the host country’s teams likely connected with their local intelligence services.

For example, AGT released a corporate portal publication of a Safe City project launch in China (based on the Wisdom intelligence platform). Also, note that on the left side ‘Recent Comments’ section, the company is advertising that 4D Security Solutions was awarded the NYC’s Penn Station Surveillance project –

One company presentation detailed some of the features offered to the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs –

Below is a slide detailing some of the features offered to the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs – Part 2 –

Below is a slide detailing some of the features Offered to the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs – Part 3

In summary it can’t be overstated the amount of defense technology and state secrets that were illegally exported to Russia, China and elsewhere by AGT and its host companies as a result of these sales!

In our first post we discussed how the Clintons helped build the family of companies known as AGT International.  They promoted the company in return for ‘donations’ to their Foundation.

Today we’ve discussed the many actions that AGT International took to increase sales worldwide.  It didn’t matter which country customers were located in or if it was legal to provide the customers in these countries sensitive defense and intelligence related technology.  A sale was a sale and ethics were out the window.

In our next post we’ll discuss how the FBI/DOJ got involved but then suppressed and eventually terminated their investigation of AGT shortly before the 2016 Presidential election.

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Barack Obama Lectures Minority Youth ‘You Don’t Need Eight Women Around You Twerking’ (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 06:21

What did we just watch?

On Tuesday, Barack Obama spoke at an event in Oakland, California to mark the 5th anniversary of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, an organization that focuses on helping minority youth.

The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is part of the Obama Foundation and was founded after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin that sparked protests across the nation, Newsweek reported .

Obama joined NBA star Stephen Curry to encourage young minority males to be good examples in their communities.

Obama’s advice to the youth? Don’t wear 8-pound chains around your neck and surround yourselves with “twerking women.”

“If you are really confident about your financial situation, you’re probably not going to be wearing an 8-pound chain around your neck. If you’re very confident about your sexuality, you don’t have to have eight women around you twerking.”

Twerking women and gold chains — things we never thought we’d hear an ex-president talk about, but here we are in 2019.


Barack Obama: 'If you're confident about your sexuality, you don't need eight women around you twerking

— Newsweek (@Newsweek) February 20, 2019

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Covington Student’s Attorney Lin Wood: HUNDREDS OF MORE LAWSUITS… We Have Two Years To File More Charges for Nick Sandmann (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:09

Lin Wood, the high-profile attorney representing Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann, filed a $250 million lawsuit against the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday.

The lawsuit claims that the paper “vilified” the student that was seen in a viral video being confronted by far-left activist Nathan Phillips because of the fact that he is white.

Filed in the U.S. District Court in Kentucky, the 38-page complaint says that “the Post wrongfully targeted and bullied Nicholas because he was the white, Catholic student wearing a red ‘Make America Great Again’ souvenir cap on a school field trip to the January 18 March for Life in Washington, D.C. when he was unexpectedly and suddenly confronted by Nathan Phillips (‘Phillips’), a known Native American activist, who beat a drum and sang loudly within inches of his face (‘the January 18 incident’).”

When asked by Gateway Pundit how this compares to the lawsuit Hulk Hogan filed against Gawker, Wood explained that his client has justification for a bigger claim.

“The Gawker case was an invasion of privacy claim. I believe Nick’s defamation case justifies an award much greater than the $150M awarded to Hulk Hogan. Nick is a minor. The media attacks on him are inexcusable,” Wood told TGP.

On Wednesday Lin Wood joined Sean Hannity to discuss his case against the Washington Post and his plans to file more charges.

Sean Hannity: Lin I’ve got to imagine if you add up all of media outlets in this day and age, and include Hollywood actors and actresses, the fame behind and the power of the pulpit that they have, hundreds, thousands of potential lawsuits here?

Lin Wood: Certainly hundreds. The good news is we have two-and-a-half years to identify and file lawsuits against the wrongdoers. Because he’s a minor. Nick will turn 18 in July of 2020. We’ve got two-and-a-half years we got a lot of work to do.

Via Hannity:

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Woof: Warren a distant fourth in Dem primary poll of New Hampshire, which borders her home state

Hot Air - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 03:41

This campaign may end up being one of the more spectacular flame-outs by a “strong” candidate in modern American electoral history.

If she can’t win in her own backyard, where can she win?

A University of Massachusetts Amherst survey released Wednesday found that more than a quarter, or 28 percent, of likely Democratic voters [in New Hampshire] said they would support Biden if New Hampshire’s primary were held today.

Twenty percent, in turn, said they’d vote for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who won New Hampshire’s Democratic primary in 2016 and formally entered the 2020 contest on Tuesday, according to poll results.

Likely New Hampshire Democratic voters were more split on U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris, D-California, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, with a respective 14 percent and 9 percent saying they’d support them if the state’s primary occurred today.

Well, at least Warren is most New Hampshirites’ second choice, right? Wrong: She’s fourth in that category too behind Harris, Biden, and Cory Booker and just a point ahead of Bernie Sanders. The only category where she leads is … candidates whom you definitely *wouldn’t* support. She’s got 26 percent there, tops in the field.

Again, this is New Hampshire, right across the border. You can attribute Biden’s and Sanders’s good showing to the national name recognition they earned in previous campaigns, but that should be less of a disadvantage for Warren in a state where voters are well aware of who she is due to their proximity. As it is, she’s even trailing comparatively little-known Kamala Harris. New Hampshire Dems know Warren. They just don’t like her.

And it’s not just them. Looking back on the primary polls that have already been taken this year, Warren has performed poorly in many of them. The one exception is the Daily Kos straw poll, where she briefly led in early January after announcing her candidacy but has since fallen 10 points behind Kamala Harris and will likely slip further to third place now that Bernie Sanders has announced. She’s a non-starter in the South Carolina primary given the strength of the black vote there and she’ll have a tough time winning Iowa given how the caucuses reward grassroots organization, which favor candidates like Bernie with more enthusiastic followings. It may be New Hampshire or bust given her home-field advantage there.

Judging from this, it’s “bust.”

It goes without saying that no one was hurt more by Sanders’s entry into the race than Warren. Without him, she had a credible claim to being the staunchest economic populist in the field. With him, she’s probably relegated to “pale imitation” status by democratic socialists. As things now stand, she has no “lane” in the primary: She’s not the leading class warrior, she’s not an identity-politics candidate, she’s certainly not a centrist, she’s only one of several women running. There’s no good case for her except, I guess, among that segment of Berniebros who’ve reluctantly concluded that Sanders is too old to get elected at this point.

None of which should imply that she’s disliked within her party. On the contrary, her net favorable rating is higher than anyone’s except Harris. There’s little evidence that Democratic voters are holding the “Fauxcahontas” nonsense against her. She seems acceptable enough to them. She’s just not anyone’s first, or even second, choice.

Chart me a path for how she builds momentum and somehow edges past Sanders and Harris. She’s trying to get people’s attention by rolling out flashy policy proposals like a fat new tax on the rich and universal child care, but Bernie has a Medicare-for-all plan to trump those. If I strain I can imagine the race deadlocking among various candidates and Warren emerging as a compromise choice — she’s progressive, a woman, not super-old — but to contend for “compromise choice” status you need to win a few states and hang around the primaries for awhile. If Warren crashes in New Hampshire, she’s probably done right then and there. So what’s the strategy here?

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ISIS Bride NOT SORRY for Joining Islamic State — “I Had a Good Time” — Wants Back in the UK (VIDEO)

GatewayPundit - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 03:07

ISIS bride Shamima Begum left Great Britain to join the Islamic State in Syria at age 15.

Now she is 19 and wants to return ‘home’ to the UK. She is not sorry for joining the terror cult and is only wanting to return to Great Britain because ISIS was defeated in Syria.

Shamima Begum spoke with reporters this week.
She has no sense of shame and no regret..

Shamima Begum: I think a lot of people should have like sympathy towards me for everything I’ve been through. They don’t really have proof that I did anything that is dangerous.

Reporter: They had beheaded people. There were executions.

Shamima Begum: Yeah, I know about those things and I was OK with it. I did have a good time while I was there. It was just at the end that things got harder.

Via Hannity:

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Obama: If you’re confident about your sexuality, you don’t need eight women twerking around you

Hot Air - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 03:01

What if you want eight women twerking around you, though? “Need” and “want” are very different things.

I don’t “want” 13 beers a day to cope with current events in the Trump era. You see what I’m saying here?

To cleanse the palate, if you had “former president implies that the dudes in hip-hop videos are closeted” on today’s 2019 news-bingo card, congratulations. I appreciate his family-oriented message here but (a) if there’s a problem with men prone to having multiple women twerk in close proximity, it’s clearly that they’re a little too confident in their sexuality, and (b) his tribute to Michelle is cloying even within the uxorious parameters of this whole riff.

“We need to provide for those unwilling to twerk,” says Alex Griswold, reimagining how this debate might sound in classic Obama-ese. To which I’d add, “I do think at a certain point you have enough women twerking around you.”

Barack Obama praises Michelle Obama in discussion about 'being a man'

— TIME (@TIME) February 20, 2019

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Roger Waters says there’s no dictatorship in Venezuela

Hot Air - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 02:21

This clip is a couple days old already but I didn’t see it until last night. This is Roger Waters of Pink Floyd demanding that everyone leave Venezuela alone. He says it’s okay to do that because things are apparently going fine down there. Here’s the clip. It’s not long but you’ll want to at least watch the 2nd half:

The Red Cross and the UN, unequivocally agree, don’t politicize aid. Leave the Venezuelan people alone to exercise their legal right to self determination.

— Roger Waters (@rogerwaters) February 18, 2019

“I have friends who are in Caracas right now,” Waters said. “There is, so far, no civil war, no mayhem, no murder, no apparent dictatorship, no mass imprisonment of opposition, no suppression of the press—none of that is going on even though that is the narrative that is being sold to the rest of us,” he added.

Let’s just step through this. He’s correct that there’s no civil war. How about mayhem and murder? Well, Reuters reported two weeks ago that a special forces group controlled by Maduro was raiding the slums and murdering people, especially those who had protested the government.

What about mass imprisonment of the opposition? Today, Reuters reports that Amnesty International (note: not a right-wing organization) claims dozens of people were murdered last month and many more were imprisoned:

In a report titled “Hunger, punishment and fear, the formula for repression in Venezuela,” Amnesty said dozens died during five days of protests from Jan 21 to Jan 25, almost all from gunshot wounds, and 900 people were arrested.

Amnesty called on the U.N. Human Rights Council to take action to address the “total impunity that prevails in Venezuela” by creating an independent investigative body to report on the human rights situation…

“The authorities under Nicolas Maduro are trying to use fear and punishment to impose a repulsive strategy of social control against those who demand change,” said Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty.

“His government is attacking the most impoverished people that it claims to defend, but instead it murders, detains and threatens them.”

What happens to political prisoners in Venezuela? I’m glad you asked. Just before Maduro’s most recent (bogus) election, prisoners in Caracas’ most notorious jail revolted because they said they were tired of being tortured by the secret police. This comes from the Guardian (note: not a right-wing paper):

Roderick Navarro, an exiled Venezuelan activist who said he was in touch with the rebelling inmates, told the Guardian they had taken control of the facility at about 2pm after being enraged by the alleged beating and torture of an incarcerated activist called Gregory Sanabria. “The prisoners got angry and [decided] to stop the situation,” said Navarro, from the group Rumbo Libertad. “They are asking for freedom … they are asking for health care … they are asking for human rights … they want the aggression and the torture to stop.”

A flurry of videos that were posted on social media and could not be immediately verified purported to show El Helicoide’s inmates fleeing their cells and issuing pleas for outside help.

In one clip an inmate tells the camera: “It’s 3.15 in the afternoon and we are in El Helicode – SEBIN’s torture centre. The political prisoners have peacefully taken control of it … We are here because we are tired of being tortured.”

In another video a man with a badly swollen face who is identified as Sanabria vows: “We prefer to die with dignity! We prefer to die with pride!”

What about suppression of the press? That happens too. CNN was kicked out of Venezuela by Maduro in 2014. Last year, Reuters reported that all but one independent paper in the country had closed and the government had also shuttered dozens of radio stations:

Almost three-quarters of Venezuela’s newspapers have closed during five years of recession in the once-prosperous OPEC member country, according to the national journalism association, leaving El Nacional as the last independent national daily…

Venezuela slid six places in Reporters Without Borders’ index of world press freedom to 143 place from 180 countries surveyed.

According to Venezuela’s Press Institute IPYS, the national telecoms regulator also closed 40 radio stations in 2017 citing irregularities in their licenses…

The closures have left coverage increasingly in the hands of state-controlled radio and television outlets and pro-government newspapers like Ultimas Noticias, covering Maduro’s official activities while ignoring rising levels of malnutrition and disease.

By this point the answer to whether or not there is “apparent dictatorship” in Venezuela should be obvious to everyone who isn’t an addled rock star. It’s so obvious that even Vox (note: not a conservative site) has called Maduro’s Venezuela a dictatorship (all the way back in 2017):

Not far from the US, a desperate leader is steering a once-prosperous democracy toward dictatorship.

Nicolás Maduro, the president of Venezuela, is scrambling to cling to power as his country is battered by an unprecedented economic crisis. And in the process, he’s becoming an autocrat.

Maduro is tossing political opponents in prison. He is cracking down on growing street protests with lethal force, with government security forces killing at least 46 demonstrators in recent months. He has repeatedly postponed regional government elections in order to stave off threats to his party’s power. And in July he held a rigged election for a special legislative body that supplanted the country’s parliament — the one branch of government that was controlled by his political opposition. The new superbody has carte blanche to rewrite the country’s constitution and expand his executive powers.

Maduro and his supporters now have total control of the government, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down.

In short, everything Roger Waters said about the situation in Venezuela is wrong. Whoever his friends in Caracas are, they have definitely missed a few things.

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Feds: White nationalist Coast Guard lieutenant planned terror attack, eyed Dem pols and MSNBC stars

Hot Air - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 01:07

Two details make this more frightening than the average “lone wolf interested in mayhem” indictment. One is the suspect’s list of “traitors” inspired by Anders Breivik and brimming with all sorts of familiar names — Nancy Pelosi, Elizabeth Warren, and Cory Booker, among many others, but also Trump antagonists on MSNBC like Chris Hayes, Ari Melber, and Joe Scarborough. A question always asked when charges like this are brought is “How serious was he?” Answer: Allegedly serious enough to have started googling around to find out where “Morning Joe” is broadcast and where the best place in D.C. is to see members of Congress.

The other extra-scary part is the evidence that he was getting close to acting. Breivik’s manifesto includes passages about taking steroids to raise his level of aggression so that he’d actually follow through on mass murder rather than just fantasizing about it. The feds found more than 30 vials of human growth hormone in a locked container owned by the suspect, Christopher Hasson.

Authorities seized 15 firearms, including several long guns and rifles, and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition from his cramped basement apartment after executing a search warrant this month. Over the past two years, he had made nearly two dozen purchases of firearms or related equipment and made thousands of visits to websites selling weapons or tactical gear…

In an email he drafted in June 2017, he contemplated biological attacks and targeting food supplies, according to the court filings. He considered the merits of a “bombing/sniper campaign.” And included a “Things to do” list that included purchasing land “out west or possibly NC mtns” for family and researching tactics used during the civil war in Ukraine…

“I never saw a reason for mass protest or wearing uniforms marching around provoking people with swastikas etc.,” Hasson said in [a] letter [written after the Charlottesville neo-Nazi demonstration] according to court filings. “I was and am a man of action you cannot change minds protesting like that. However you can make change with a little focused violence.”

The indictment is only 15 pages long so read through it. Trump is also mentioned, although not as a potential target. It’s not clear right now how much of a fan Hasson was — obviously he had a well-developed white nationalist fantasy agenda independent of partisan politics — but two of the Google searches he ran were “what if trump illegally impeached” and “civil war if trump impeached”. This story will be covered closely on cable news, including by some of the people on Hasson’s list, and they’re going to point back to tweets like this:


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2019

The New York Times reporting is false. They are a true ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2019

No matter how many times Trump is asked to dial it down for fear of lighting up the homicidal crazies, even though we’ve been down this road before, he keeps pumping the “enemy of the people” point. Should be an extra zesty edition of Scarborough’s show tomorrow.

By the way, if you’re wondering how the feds sniffed out Hasson before he started shooting, the indictment never says. Best guess: They discovered him buying Tramadol illegally (that’s also mentioned in the indictment) and a routine investigation eventually led them to his weapons cache and terror plotting. Imagine if the guy was clean.

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