Monthly Archives: July 2018

Mayor de Blasio Hosts a Rally to Preserve and Expand the City’s Speed Camera Program

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Mayor de Blasio, Chancellor Carranza, Commissioner Trottenberg and elected officials will host a rally urging the State Senate to return to Albany to preserve and expand the City’s speed camera program.

PS 78 100 Tompkins Avenue Staten Island July 24, 2018 De Blasio NYC Mayor’s Office official video

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Was Former CIA Director John Brennan once a member of the Communist Party?

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John Brennan has acknowledged voting for a communist presidential candidate in 1976. That does not mean he was a member of the Communist Party.

Long before his appointment as CIA director in 2013, Brennan took a required polygraph test before entering the agency.

Brennan discussed the test at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual conference in September 2016, CNN reported. He was a panelist in a discussionabout diversity in the intelligence community. Brennan was asked about whether past activism would create a barrier for diverse candidates seeking to enter the intelligence community later in life.

According to Brennan, the polygrapher asked him, “Have you ever worked with or for a group that was dedicated to overthrowing the U.S.?”

Brennan said he was apprehensive — he had voted for Gus Hall for president in 1976, which was while the Cold War was underway.

Politifact.com

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