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Sasha and Malia Obama’s Tennis Instructor Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Huffman and Loughlin weren’t the only big names involved in this heinous scandal.

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A former Georgetown University tennis coach who once taught the Obama family was one of the school officials ensnared in this week’s college admissions scandal, a report says.

Gordon Ernst, former head tennis coach at Georgetown, was one of the school officials charged in connection with the Department of Justice investigation known as “Operation Varsity Blue,” according to the Daily Mail.

Ernst, who has also been a tennis trainer for the Obama family, is alleged to have taken $2.7 million in bribes to falsely identify about a dozen students as recruits for the Georgetown tennis team in order to help the students get into the school.

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Despite his designation, investigators say that the students Ernst identified as tennis players never played the sport while attending the school.

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“The money came from charitable accounts set up by the accused mastermind of the scheme, William Rick Singer, who founded the college consulting business Edge College & Career Network, also known as The Key, in Newport Beach, California,” the Mail reported.

The tennis master worked for Georgetown for 12 years ending his employment last year when he left the DC-based school to become the women’s tennis coach at the University of Rhode Island. He also gave private lessons to Michelle Obama and her daughters.

Ernst was indicted Tuesday on a charge with conspiracy to commit racketeering. Eight other college coaches were also caught up in the investigation.

The indictments were made public in explosive reports on Tuesday. Two of those arrested were Hollywood actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin.

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Dems and Trump Agree: Release As Much of The Mueller Report as Possible

When Trump and the democrats agree on something, but Mitch McConnell doesn’t, where do we go from here?

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It isn’t very often that you’ll find Donald Trump and  a majority of the democratic party on the same page…especially in regard to the Russian “collusion” conspiracy theory. For nearly two years the democrats, along with their lapdogs in the “infotainment” industry, had already precluded that Donald Trump was some sort of Russian double agent, handpicked by the Kremlin to rise to the highest office in the land in order to do Vladimir Putin’s bidding. Yes, it was absurd, and yes, we’re glad that Robert Mueller sorted that out for us. Now, the democrats, the American people, and Donald Trump all seem to agree:  Show us the report. The republicans, on the other hand, seem hesitant. House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia investigation . President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller’s probe of “treasonous things against our country” and said they “certainly will be looked into.” Trump said the release of Mueller’s full report “wouldn’t bother me at all,” and Democrats quickly put that statement to the test, demanding that his administration hand over the entire document and not just Sunday’s four-page summary from Attorney General William Barr. The President has said on several occasions that releasing the entire report would be amenable to him, as he maintains his innocence in the matter. Mitch McConnell yesterday struck down an attempt to make the entire report public – a move that has raised some eyebrows among Trump supporters and other conservatives.      

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Wikipedia Joins Censorship Racket with ‘Paid Protection’ Posts

As if it weren’t enough to have the mainstream media’s infotainment imbecility on our doorstep, Wikipedia is now coming under fire for malfeasance as well.

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In society today, there is an embarrassing reality that we must face, in which information is so readily available that entire cottage industries have sprung up around the idea of herding and hoarding such knowledge. Of course, it all began with the mainstream media; an “infotainment” complex of well-paid and ostensibly attractive people telling you what happened today, in their own words.  Where are these exorbitant salaries generated?  During the commercial breaks that these television personalities are tasked with leading you in and out of. So, of course, a grain of salt is necessary when getting any information from these wealthy pundits. In our modern day, however, there is a new realm in which we can find ourselves bamboozled by “facts” and the gatekeepers that control them.  I’m speaking, of course, about the internet – a place whose ideas about free speech certainly don’t line up with the reality on the ground. While most of the discussion about internet censorship and far-left fascism revolve around entities such as Facebook and Google, a new tidbit of information has Wikipedia coming under fire as well. A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, among other clients. Other conduct by Sussman not covered by the Huffington Post shows him authoring fluff pieces for NBC executives and getting his proposed changes approved by another paid Wikipedia editor. Just how sleazy are the adjustments? In one example Feinberg cited, Sussman requested changes to the page of Axios journalist Jonathan Swan regarding a false report he made last September claiming…

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