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1 18 2021 https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahhansen/2021/01/17/nsa-will-install-trump-loyalist-michael-ellis-as-its-general-counsel/?sh=14f0e9f93cfa original story states: CNN noted Saturday that since Ellis’s new position as general counsel is a civil service job, he will be harder for the Biden administration to remove than would a political appointee. today we have this: Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter late yesterday to Acting Department of Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller demanding an immediate halt to the improper process of installing unqualified Trump-loyalist Michael Ellis as the new National Security Agency General Counsel 72 hours prior to the beginning of the new Administration. https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/11821-0 Graham and Turley on impeachment: https://redstate.com/nick-arama/2021/01/17/311567-n311567 Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday penned a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Sunday calling for the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump to be dropped. https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2021/01/17/read-grahams-letter-calling-to-dismiss-the-article-of-impeachment-against-trump-n2583259 letter: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Er8i9PFXEAErha7?format=jpg&name=small https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/01/18/google-funded-groups-urge-congress-avoid-antritrust-action-against-big-tech/ conservative activists” authored a 10-page letter to Republican U.S. Reps. Ken Buck (CO), Matt Gaetz (FL), and Andy Biggs (AZ) A review of Google’s “most substantial contributions” found several of the signatories are also recipients of donations from the company, Continuity of Government https://whitehouse.gov1.info/continuity-plan/ https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/16/how-china-infiltrated-us-classrooms-216327 the chinese infiltration of university campuses Parler, the social network popular among conservatives, could return to Apple's App Store if it changes how it moderates posts on the platform, the tech giant's CEO Tim Cook said Sunday. https://www.ibtimes.com/apples-cook-says-parler-could-return-app-store-reforms-3124208 The Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission is out with a Sunday warning reminding "licensees and operators in the Personal Radio Services, that the Commission prohibits the use of radios in those services to commit or facilitate criminal acts." reference: FCC ENFORCEMENT POLICY posted in previous paste https://www.zerohedge.com/political/feds-warn-amateur-radio-operators-not-commit-criminals-acts-ahead-inauguration Telegram Becomes New Target Of Big Tech https://southfront.org/witch-hunt-telegram-becomes-new-target-of-big-tech/ Did you know you can back up your social media data? https://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2021/01/18/the-great-digital-escape-n1387312 https://www.theepochtimes.com/2000-national-guard-troops-in-dc-sworn-in-as-special-deputy-us-marshals_3661278.html 2,000 National Guard Troops in DC Sworn in as Special Deputy US Marshals Major Responsibilities of the U.S. Marshals Service: Judicial Security Fugitive Operations Witness Security Prisoner Operations Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System Asset Forfeiture Service of Court Process Tactical Operations https://www.usmarshals.gov/duties/ Colin Kahl works at a research center partnered with China's Peking University Joe Biden's pick for a top Pentagon post works at a research center partnered with China's Peking University, a school that has long been eyed as a security risk by western intelligence. https://freebeacon.com/national-security/china-ties-raise-questions-for-bidens-top-defense-post-pick/ Executive Order on Protecting Americans From Overcriminalization Through Regulatory Reform https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-protecting-americans-overcriminalization-regulatory-reform/ President Trump will leave Washington early Wednesday with a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews before President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office, one guest told The Post. https://nypost.com/2021/01/18/trump-will-leave-washington-dc-at-8-a-m-on-inauguration-day The Higher Planning Council (HPC) of the Civil Administration approved today plans to build 780 housing units in settlements, most of them deep in the West Bank (714 units (92%) in settlements that Israel will have to evacuate under a peace agreement, according to the Geneva Initiative model). https://www.globalresearch.ca/780-settlement-housing-units-approved-ahead-us-presidential-transition/5734729 FWIW Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST) AE0446 USAF plane that hauls Foreign Emergency Support Teams (FEST) is up from Ft Campbell https://pasteboard.co/JKhi2lK.png https://twitter.com/amuse/status/1351209455392858115 Democrats are considering dissolving the current federal circuit courts and thereby dismissing all current federal judges. The plan is to create newly revamped circuits filled exclusively with Biden appointed judges. Republicans warned that Democrats would remove the filibuster to give themselves the power to pack the Supreme Court, but they didn’t realize they would ALSO use that power to eliminate every federal judge Trump appointed. https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/facpub/703/ <<< This article will attempt to demonstrate that the premise that Congress may abolish the lower federal courts is false. https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/525236-manchin-shoot-down-chance-that-senate-democrats-nix-filibuster-expand-court Senator Manchin continues to say he’ll block his party’s effort to remove the filibuster, but he’s under tremendous pressure There is no place in the Defense Department for those who espouse extremist views, DOD officials said today. https://www.defense.gov/Explore/News/Article/Article/2472928/no-place-in-dod-for-extremism-white-supremacy-officials-say/ 1 14 2021 https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/339/all-info?r=5&s=4 Democratic Congressman introduces bill H.R.339 to "direct the Architect of the Capitol to design & install an appropriate fence around the perimeter of the United States Capitol".