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All 5 Global Baseline C02 Monitoring Stations Are Suspiciously Sited…Climategate Dejavu?

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Now that we’re all in the mood to question extravagantly funded scientists, perhaps we should take a look at the tomfoolery involved in global carbon dioxide monitoring. C02 is the boogy-man, right? Well, it seems that taking a close look at how the big guy puts up the big numbers is in order right about now.

The U.S. NOAA openly admits to producing a CO2 record which “contains no actual data.” Two of the five NOAA “baseline” stations are downwind from erupting volcanoes. All five are subject to localized or regional CO2 sources. Hmmm.

Climategate collaborator Dr. Andrew Manning worked with Dr. David Keeling, founder of the Mauna Loa Observatory, where atmospheric CO2 is measured. Manning, whose name appears in 37 Climategate emails, tells BBC:

“The goal behind starting the measurements was to see if it was possible to track what at that time was only a suspicion: that atmospheric CO2 levels might be increasing owing to the burning of fossil fuels.”

Mauna Loa has been producing a readout which supports Manning’s “goal” by showing steady growth in atmospheric CO2 concentrations since 1959. This is known as the Keeling Curve, a beloved datapoint of Al Gore’s.

Just thirty miles from the observatory, Kilauea’s Pu`u O`o vent sends 3.3 million metric tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. It has been erupting continuously since 1983. Since 2008 it has been joined by a second eruption even closer to the Observatory — from Halema`uma`u Crater at the top of Kilauea. Pu`u O`o sends the equivalent of the yearly CO2 production from an average city of 660,000 people into the air. Air trajectory charts show that most of the air reaching Mauna Loa Observatory first passes over Pu`u O`o and Halema`uma`u.

What about the other 4 baseline monitoring stations? Surprise, surprise. All of them– The South Pole, American Samoa; Trinidad Head, CA; and Pt. Barrow, AK — are subject to localized, and in some cases regional, CO2 influences. From The American Thinker:

The American Samoa observatory is about 150 miles downwind from where the one-mile wide Nafanua volcano has emerged. The undersea volcano is described by University of Sydney marine scientist Dr. Adele Pile as producing an undersea environment with an acidic pH of 3 (similar to vinegar), carbon dioxide bubbling up “like champagne,” and extremely hot venting water so toxic that “any life swimming into this pit immediately dies, except these amazing scavenging worms.” Woods Hole oceanographers report they “discovered that hot, smoggy water from the crater was spilling over the top or through breaches in the crater rim and billowing outward. It formed a halo around the rim that was hundreds of feet thick and extended more than 4 miles.” In addition, Samoa’s lush tropical vegetation is a big daytime consumer of CO2 thus dropping CO2 levels sharply during the day and raising them sharply at night.

Trinidad Head Observatory
is on a Northern California peninsula jutting into the Pacific about twenty miles north of Eureka, CA. Like Samoa, Trinidad Head is subject to substantial vegetation-driven changes in CO2 levels from the surrounding temperate forests and wetlands. The prevailing winds come in off the Pacific, which are influenced by coal-happy China.

The South Pole Observatory is just yards away from a power plant which burns jet fuel 365 days a year to provide electricity and heat for Amundsen Station. (Researchers claim that prevailing winds come from the opposite direction.) It is also about 800 miles from Antarctica’s Mt. Erebus volcano, which has continuously erupted since 1972. Because the atmosphere’s ability to carry water vapor is cut approximately in half by every ten-degree-C drop in temperature, the extremely low temperatures at the South Pole mean that only trace amounts of water vapor are in the atmosphere. CO2 mixes with water vapor in the atmosphere to form H2CO3 (carbonic acid), giving rainfall a slightly acidic pH and washing CO2 from the air. The uniquely dry and cold conditions of the South Pole prevent this from occurring, thus altering the natural atmospheric carbon elimination process and magnifying the effect of CO2 sources. Amundsen Station personnel and emissions from the 12,000-foot Mt. Erebus volcano are also implicated in the 1990s ozone hole scam.

The Observatory at Point Barrow, Alaska
is about 170 miles downwind from the Prudhoe Bay headquarters of the North Slope oil industry. It is therefore subject to a localized increase in man-made air pollution, including CO2 emissions. Coincidentally, of course, the Barrow Observatory was established in 1973 — just before construction began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Barrow is also annually subject to several months of “Arctic haze,” which University of Alaska Geophysicist Ned Rozell indicates is from ex-Soviet and new Chinese “iron, nickel and copper smelters and inefficient coal-burning plants.”

CO2 produced by China is being used to justify carbon-caps on the U.S. and Europe. The Pacific bias of these five “baseline” locations is hard to miss. If one were seeking CO2 increases, downwind of China would be the place to find them, no?

NOAA states:

“GLOBALVIEW-CO2 is derived from measurements but contains no actual data. To facilitate use with carbon cycle modeling studies, the measurements have been processed (smoothed, interpolated, and extrapolated) resulting in extended records that are evenly incremented in time.”

Wow. That sounds an awful lot like University Of East Anglia-speak to me.

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Obama’s Safe-Schools Czar Promoting Porn In The Classroom


Via Gateway Pundit this morning is some more VERY disturbing news about Kevin Jennings, the radical homosexual who is Obama’s “Safe Schools Czar”, and the books he’s promoting for public school kids to read.

Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings was the founder, and for many years, Executive Director of an organization called the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). GLSEN started essentially as Jennings’ personal project and grew to become the culmination of his life’s work. And he was chosen by President Obama to be the nation’s Safe Schools Czar primarily because he had founded and led GLSEN (scroll for bio).

GLSEN’s stated mission is to empower gay youth in the schools and to stop harassment by other students. It encourages the formation of Gay Student Alliances and condemns the use of hateful words. GLSEN also strives to influence the educational curriculum to include materials which the group believes will increase tolerance of gay students and decrease bullying. To that end, GLSEN maintains a recommended reading list of books that it claims “furthers our mission to ensure safe schools for all students.” In other words, these are the books that GLSEN’s directors think all kids should be reading: gay kids should read them to raise their self-esteem, and straight kids should read them in order to become more aware and tolerant and stop bullying gay kids. Through GLSEN’s online ordering system, called “GLSEN BookLink,” featured prominently on their Web site, teachers can buy the books to use as required classroom assignments, or students can buy them to read on their own.

According to GLSEN’s own press releases from the period during which its recommended reading list was developed, the organization’s three areas of focus were creating “educational resources, public policy agenda, [and] student organizing programs”; in other words, the reading list (chief among its “educational resources”) was of prime importance in GLSEN’s efforts to influence the American educational system.

The list is divided into three main categories: books recommended for grades K-6; books recommended for grades 7-12; and books for teachers. (The books on the list span all genres: fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, even poetry.)

Out of curiosity to see exactly what kind of books Kevin Jennings and his organization think American students should be reading in school, our team chose a handful at random from the over 100 titles on GLSEN’s grades 7-12 list, and began reading through.

What we discovered shocked us. We were flabbergasted. Rendered speechless.We were unprepared for what we encountered. Book after book after book contained stories and anecdotes that weren’t merely X-rated and pornographic, but which featured explicit descriptions of sex acts between pre-schoolers; stories that seemed to promote and recommend child-adult sexual relationships; stories of public masturbation, anal sex in restrooms, affairs between students and teachers, five-year-olds playing sex games, semen flying through the air. One memoir even praised becoming a prostitute as a way to increase one’s self-esteem. Above all, the books seemed to have less to do with promoting tolerance than with an unabashed attempt to indoctrinate students into a hyper-sexualized worldview.

Some of the books GP read were: Queer 13, Being Different, The Full Spectrum, Revolutionary Voices, Reflections of a Rock Lobster, Passages of Pride, Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian, The Order of the Poison Oak, In Your Face, Mama’s Boy, Preacher’s Son, Love & Sex: Ten Stories of Truth.

Read the rest of this shocking story including excerpts from the books at Gateway Pundit.

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White House Invokes Executive Privilege In Party-Crasher Probe

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Watch the Homeland Security Committee’s hearings on Crashergate live here.

Now you didn’t really think Valerie Jarrett was going to stand down while her buddy, White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, got thrown under the bus, did you? Rogers is another in the long line of Obama Chicago fundraisers who bagged a job in the White House, and she’s trying to remain mum about Crashergate.

Nobody’s gonna mess with The First Galpal clique, which includes Rogers, Valerie Jarrett and Michelle Obama’s chief of staff, Susan Sher, who not only work at the White House, but also live in the same apartment complex. A source who knows the women says they frequently get together after hours to share a glass of wine, chat and kvetch. “It’s almost like a pajama party.”

The White House has invoked the executive privilege clause to block Congress from forcing Rogers to testify on the major security breach caused by Mr. and Mrs. Salahi. Valerie Jarrett defended Rogers’ refusal to appear, telling ABC’s “Good Morning America” that there was no need for Rogers to attend the hearing and answer questions because “we think we’ve really answered the questions fully.” Jarrett kept a straight face when she said the administration was keeping faith with Obama’s promise of transparency in government.

Executive privilege for a social secretary? Congress doesn’t seem to want to let this one go. It is subpoenaing the Salahis and may do the same for Rogers. As Right Soup readers know, Tariq Salahi has ties to Hamas terrorists, and the Salahis pressed their friend in the Department of Defense, Michele Jones, to score tickets to the big event. There is more to this story than party-crashing. Will Michele Jones be subpoenaed also? Obviously, from the looks of the picture above…the Salahis are no strangers to the Pentagon.

Never forget Rahm Emanuel’s razor: “never let a crisis go to waste.”

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Right Sightings

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Obama On Afghanistan- Never Has A Speech Felt So False: Spiegel

Cash Banned In North Korea:
Times Online

Smuggler: Iran Preparing For War With U.S. : CBS

Bloomington, IN Newspaper To Publish Names, Addresses Of Gun Owners: NRA

UK No Longer A Sovereign State:

Australia Rejects Climate-Change Bill: AP

Yahoo, Verizon–“Our Spy Capabilities Would ‘Shock’, ‘Confuse’ Customers”
: Wired

Big Warning On U.S. Municipal Bond Market: Financial Times

Washington Cop-Killer Converted To Islam In Prison: Conservative Monster

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Lord Monckton’s Summary Of Climategate And It’s Issues

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As promised, climate-fraud crusader Lord Monckton has published his piece on Climategate for the Science and Public Policy Institute (SPPI). He summarizes what happened with Climategate and highlights the key issues involved in the political and scientific scandal of the century. I’ve excerpted part of the piece here, and linked the entire paper at the bottom. It is a must-read!

by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley | November 30, 2009

The whistleblower deep in the basement of one of the ugly, modern tower-blocks of the dismal, windswept University of East Anglia could scarcely have timed it better.
In less than three weeks, the world’s governing class – its classe politique – would meet in Copenhagen, Denmark, to discuss a treaty to inflict an unelected and tyrannical global government on us, with vast and unprecedented powers to control all once-free world markets and to tax and regulate the world’s wealthier nations for its own enrichment: in short, to bring freedom, democracy, and prosperity to an instant end worldwide, at the stroke of a pen, on the pretext of addressing what is now known to be the non-problem of manmade “global warming”.

The unnamed hero of ‘Climategate’, after months of work gathering emails, computer code, and data, quietly sent a 61-megabyte compressed file from one of the university’s servers to an obscure public message-board on the internet, with a short covering note to the effect that the climate was too important to keep the material secret, and that the data from the University would be available for a short time only.

He had caught the world’s politico-scientific establishment green-handed. Yet his first attempts to reveal the highly-profitable fraud and systematic corruption at the very heart of the UN’s climate panel and among the scientists most prominent in influencing it’s prejudiced and absurdly doom-laden reports had failed. He had made the mistake of sending the data-file to the mainstream news media, which had also profited for decades by fostering the “global warming” scare, and by generally denying anyone who disagreed with the official viewpoint any platform.

The whistleblower’s data file revealed, for the first time, the innermost workings of the tiny international clique of climate scientists, centered on the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia, that has been the prime mover in telling the world that it is warming at an unprecedented rate, and that humankind is responsible.

The gallant whistleblower now faces a police investigation at the instigation of the University authorities desperate to look after their own and to divert allegations of criminality elsewhere. His crime? He had revealed what many had long suspected:

– A tiny clique of politicized scientists, paid by unscientific politicians with whom they were financially and politically linked, were responsible for gathering and reporting data on temperatures from the palaeoclimate to today’s climate. The “Team”, as they called themselves, were bending and distorting scientific data to fit a nakedly political story-line profitable to themselves and congenial to the governments that, these days, pay the bills for 99% of all scientific research.

* The Climate Research Unit at East Anglia had profited to the tune of at least $20 million in “research” grants from the Team’s activities.
* The Team had tampered with the complex, bureaucratic processes of the UN’s climate panel, the IPCC, so as to exclude inconvenient scientific results from its four Assessment Reports, and to influence the panel’s conclusions for political rather than scientific reasons.
* The Team had conspired in an attempt to redefine what is and is not peer-reviewed science for the sake of excluding results that did not fit what they and the politicians with whom they were closely linked wanted the UN’s climate panel to report.
* They had tampered with their own data so as to conceal inconsistencies and errors.
* They had emailed one another about using a “trick” for the sake of concealing a “decline” in temperatures in the paleoclimate.
* They had expressed dismay at the fact that, contrary to all of their predictions, global temperatures had not risen in any statistically-significant sense for 15 years, and had been falling for nine years. They had admitted that their inability to explain it was “a travesty”. This internal doubt was in contrast to their public statements that the present decade is the warmest ever, and that “global warming” science is settled.
* They had interfered with the process of peer-review itself by leaning on journals to get their friends rather than independent scientists to review their papers.
* They had successfully leaned on friendly journal editors to reject papers reporting results inconsistent with their political viewpoint.
* They had campaigned for the removal of a learned journal’s editor, solely because he did not share their willingness to debase and corrupt science for political purposes.
* They had mounted a venomous public campaign of disinformation and denigration of their scientific opponents via a website that they had expensively created.
* Contrary to all the rules of open, verifiable science, the Team had committed the criminal offense of conspiracy to conceal and then to destroy computer codes and data that had been legitimately requested by an external researcher who had very good reason to doubt that their “research” was either honest or competent.

Among the most revealing of the emails released to the world by the whistleblower was one dated November 1999. In that email, Professor “Phil” Jones of the CRU wrote to Michael Mann, Raymond Bradley and Malcolm Hughes, the authors of the infamous “hockey stick” graph that falsely abolished the medieval warm period:
Almost immediately after the news of Climategate broke, Professor Jones told Investigative Magazine’s TGIF Edition that he “had no idea” what he might have meant by the words “hide the decline”. He said:

“They’re talking about the instrumental data which is unaltered – but they’re talking about proxy data going further back in time, a thousand years, and it’s just about how you add on the last few years, because when you get proxy data you sample things like tree rings and ice cores, and they don’t always have the last few years. So one way is to add on the instrumental data for the last few years.”

A few hours later, the science hate-crime website created by the Team cobbled together a jumbled, snivelingly self-serving, and entirely different pretext:

“The paper in question is the Mann, Bradley and Hughes (1998) Nature paper on the original multiproxy temperature reconstruction [the ‘hockey-stick’ graph of pre-instrumental temperatures over the past 1000 years in the Northern Hemisphere], and the ‘trick’ is just to plot the instrumental records along with reconstruction so that the context of the recent warming is clear. Scientists often use the term “trick” to refer to “a good way to deal with a problem”, rather than something that is “secret”, and so there is nothing problematic in this at all. As for the ‘decline’, it is well known that Keith Briffa’s [another prominent member of the Team] maximum latewood tree ring density proxy diverges from the temperature records after 1960 (this is more commonly known as the “divergence problem” … and has been discussed in the literature since Briffa et al. in Nature in 1998 (Nature, 391, 678-682). Those authors have always recommend not using the post-1960 part of their reconstruction, and so, while ‘hiding’ is probably a poor choice of words (since it is ‘hidden’ in plain sight), not using the data in the plot is completely appropriate, as is further research to understand why this happens.”

Enter Steve McIntyre, the one who had first realized that the UN’s climate panel in 2001 had used a corrupt graph that had falsely abolished the medieval warm period with the aim of pretending that today’s global temperatures are unprecedented in at least 1000 years. Later that day his website, Climate Audit , revealed the truth about the conspirators’ “trick”.

In order to smooth a data series over a given time period, one must pad it with artificial data beyond the endpoint of the real series. However, when Mann, Bradley, and Hughes plotted instrumental data against their reconstructions based on the varying widths of tree-rings from ancient trees, their favourite form of proxy or pre-instrumental reconstructed temperature, no smoothing method could conceal the fact that after 1960 the tree-ring data series trended downward, while the instrumental series trended upward. This was the Team’s “divergence”:

“So Mann’s solution [‘Mike’s Nature trick’] was to use the instrumental record for padding [both the proxy and the instrumental data series], which changes the smoothed series to point upwards.”

Accordingly, though the author of the original email had said that the “trick” was to add instrumental measurements for years beyond available proxy data, his conspirators at the science-hate website admitted it was actually a replacement of proxy data owing to a known but unexplained post-1960 “divergence” between the proxy data and the instrumental data. In fact, it was a fabrication.
The next day, in a statement issued by the University of East Anglia’s press office, Professor Jones fumblingly tried to recover the position: Click Here to Continue Reading »

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Breaking! Climategate’s Phil Jones Stepping Down From CRU

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Well. It’s about time. Embattled director of the Climate Research Unit–better known for his revealing emailsPhil Jones is stepping down today from his job. In a statement posted to its Web site, the University of East Anglia says Jones will relinquish his position until the completion of an independent review into allegations that he worked to alter the way in which global temperature data was presented.

Matt Dempsey, spokesman for Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., thinks more is still to come from Climategate. “It certainly shows that there’s more to the investigation and there’s more to come, and we’re only at the beginning stages of learning about Climategate.” Inhofe is traveling to Copenhagen to act as a “one-man truth patrol” at the meeting of the elite globalists hellbent on ending our liberties via the carbon scam.

Meanwhile, a little-publicized bit of “controversial” info came out of NASA right before Climategate blew. Hmmm.

More to come on this breaking story.

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Obama Administration: Almost Nobody With Private Sector Experience

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This should come as no surprise, but the graphic above IS pretty startling. Only about 8 percent of members of the Obama administration have had previous experience in the private sector. Is it any wonder we’re in the shape we’re in?! At best, the engine of the American economy is an exercise in academia to these folks. How can we trust a Chief Executive to know how to fix the private sector or “create competition” in health care when there is hardly a person near him who knows anything about job creation?

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Video: Al Gore Gets Confronted In Chicago With Climategate


Al Gore has been jetting around the country increasing his carbon footprint– because he has a new scary book to promote, complete with photoshopped cover. Don’t worry, he’ll just buy some carbon-offsets from himself to cover his C02 tracks. (REALLY don’t worry, because we all know manmade global warming is a ginormous scam.) Climategate was unfortunately timed for Al…a few more months and he would have sucked up a whole lot more dough for his unscientific tome. Protesters have been showing up everywhere Al is schlepping his book, making him look like the Emperor With No Clothes. They already knew the carbon footprint from his house in Nashville looks like it was made by The Jolly Green Giant. Hey look! A new nickname for Al!

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Senate Debate On Health Care Starts: Watch Live

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The Senate debate on the socialization of our health-care system is starting in a few minutes at 3pm ET. Watch live here, and plug your zip in here to contact your Senators via email, phone and hand-delivered letter. Blow up the servers and melt the phone lines. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) is one to watch in this whole frenzy…she’s on the fence (although she allowed the bill to come to the floor for debate.) The public option, abortion and coverage for illegal immigrants are all opposed by many Senators. Yes, despite what they’ve told you, illegals will still be able to get coverage under this bill.

I’m not convinced that the bill won’t be rammed through via reconciliation with a simple-majority of 51 votes. The fight is on, folks- please remain awake and engaged. We’re learning fast.

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Busted! Obama Knows Party-Crashers…And They Have Terrorist Ties


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Caption from Polo Contacts Worldwide: From Left to Right is: Randy Jackson, better known as a Judge on American Idol – his previous life he was a bass player for the Rock band JOURNEY, which also performed at the America’s Polo Cup. Others pictured are Black Eyed Peas Rock Band, Tareq Salahi the President of the America’s Polo Cup, President Elect Obama, Fergie from Black Eyed Peas and Michaele Salahi a former Miss USA and SuperModel

No wonder the couple who crashed Obama’s State dinner last week keep insisting they were invited guests…they know Barry from way back when he was still an Illinois Senator. Is Obama trying to throw the Secret Service under the bus?

Tareq and Michaele Salahi snapped the pic above with Obama at a “Rock The Vote” event on June 9, 2005 (also attended by John McCain…whom the Salahi’s also took a pic with). McCain won an award for his work on campaign finance reform”. “Just call me Funk Master McCain,” he told the audience of 1,000 in accepting his award. Obama won an award for “forming a multiracial coalition in winning his seat”.

Michaele Salahi is getting quite a ribbing in the press for lying about being a Redskins cheerleader, but Tareq is the more interesting of the two to me. He has ties to Palestinian terrorists.

Tareq is a board member of the ATFP– American Task Force on Palestine, which has quickly scrubbed it’s site of the fact. Thank the Lord for Google cache. Here’s the site last night with Tariq as a board member. Today…no Tariq. Now why is that? And just who are the ATFP?

The ATFP has ties to Chicago, ties to Muslim radicals, ties to Hamas, and ties to Saudi Wahhabists. It is arguably the American wing of Hamas. The group’s co-founder is Rashid Khalidi, the guy purported to have helped finance Obama’s Harvard education and who was also instrumental in getting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to speak at Columbia University. During the Beruit war, Khalidi was a PLO spokesperson. After the war, he came back to teach at the University of Chicago. He is a virulent critic of Israel, and a strong supporter of Fatah terrorist Yassar Arafat. Obama has referred to Khalidi as someone who challenges his “own biases.”

Why do the same dubious tentacles seem to continually surround Obama? The fact that the ATFP is scrubbing information on Salahi from their website suggests possible damage control coordination between the ATFP and the White House. If the ATFP was acting independently, there would be no reason to scrub Salahi’s name from their site. It looks like Salahi was an invited guest to the dinner, that he was “outed” and the administration had to come up with a rational excuse for his presence.

Now the Salahis want to sell their story
…they’re a little broke these days, but they still live VERY high on the hog. AND get to go to the Department of Defense! (Picture below.) The Secret Service has already apologized for the incident, but they may clear their names if the Salahis start singing. If someone with ties to the American wing of Hamas can get face to face with the President without the Secret Service realizing it, that is a major security lapse. However, if Obama’s people knowingly allowed Salahi in and are now throwing the Secret Service under the bus to cover themselves, that would be a major scandal. Some in Congress are calling for an investigation…I say BRING IT. Something is VERY fishy in the White House.

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