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Fifth Column
Heh Heh Heh.. Karma strikes...
Cory Booker's Secret Twitter Messages With Stripper Revealed

The Newark mayor -- backed by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and other Hollywood heavyweights in his Senate campaign -- was outed by 26-year-old Lynsie Lee, who posted her flirtatious correspondence with him online.
Is Newark Mayor Cory Booker taking a page out of Anthony Weiner's playbook?

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Posted by: 3dc || 09/06/2018 13:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Here's a 2016 shot of the li'l darlin' with SNL Actor Tim Meadows:



Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 09/06/2018 13:47 Comments || Top||

#2  BTW even more fun that article was: 9/25/2013
Posted by: 3dc || 09/06/2018 13:51 Comments || Top||

#3  Black rectangles. Why do they hate us?
Posted by: gorb || 09/06/2018 15:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Was T-Bone included?
Posted by: Frank G || 09/06/2018 18:20 Comments || Top||

#5  Soooo...what'ya gotta do to earn the Portland Trailblazers tat?

The gun on the hip; pure class.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/06/2018 19:02 Comments || Top||

#6  Awful that there’s so much White expropriation unaddressed.
Posted by: Jack Salami || 09/06/2018 21:02 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Sloppy redaction shows large deposit into candidate's account. Reason: Pay the bills.
h/t Instapundit
When Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum released some records Tuesday related to two trips he took with a lobbyist in 2016, he was trying to clear the air around an FBI investigation that has clouded his campaign since before he became the Democratic nominee for Florida governor.

But the campaign, which uploaded several documents after Gillum met with a state ethics investigator Tuesday, released a poorly redacted printout of his bank statement among some invoices and receipts for Gillum’s trips to New York City and Costa Rica that year. The bank statement included a $15,000 deposit into his personal checking account. On the same page and not redacted was an entry showing a $400 cash withdrawal that the campaign says was cash used to pay for lodging in Costa Rica.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/06/2018 12:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under:


Missouri Auctuioneer Congressman Shuts Down Kavanough House Hearing Protester
[Dailly Caller] A protester interrupted a hearing on social media censorship in the House of Representatives Wednesday by standing up and shouting about Twitter and President Trump.

The woman shouted over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was testifying about censoring conservatives and other political voices on the platform, as well as congressmen and others testifying, while she filmed herself. The chairman of the committee, Rep. Greg Walden, called for police to remove the protester. But one member of congress had another idea.

Missouri Congressman Billy Long, who also happens to be a former auctioneer, began spitting fire, giving a fast-talking auction and pointing at the audience. When the protester was finally removed and Long finished his expertly delivered auction, the audience erupted in applause.

WATCH:
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/06/2018 01:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [224 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well played, pretty good too.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/06/2018 16:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Except it was not Kavanaugh, but Social Media Censorship hearing
Posted by: Frank G || 09/06/2018 18:31 Comments || Top||


Judicial Watch: New FBI Records Reveal Strzok Authored Initial Draft of Comey Letter to Congress about Clinton Emails on Weiner Laptop
Judicial Watch today released 424 pages of FBI records, including an email revealing that recently fired FBI official Peter Strzok created the initial draft of the October 2016 letter then-FBI director James Comey sent to Congress notifying lawmakers of the discovery of Hillary Clinton emails on the laptop of disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Another email suggests that the FBI had not yet completed its review of Clinton’s emails by the time Comey sent a second letter to Congress on November 6, 2016, reconfirming his belief that Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be charged with a crime.

The documents reveal that on October 27, 2016, Peter Strzok emailed other senior FBI officials a draft notice letter from Comey to Congress about the Weiner laptop discovery and the reopening of the Clinton investigation. The emails indicated that Strzok and another official Jon (Last Name Unknown) authored the notification to Congress. The notification, according the DOJ IG, came a full month after the emails were discovered by the FBI on the Weiner laptop.



According to the documents, at 11:04 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016, FBI Chief of Staff James Rybicki sent Comey an email containing a redacted draft document which he referred to as a "New Proposal" saying: "Folks, Per our 1000pm conversation, below is a revised straw man for discussion. Again, we could use this if the review when completed supports our conclusions. My comments again in ALL CAPS and bold italics."

Rybicki’s "New Proposal ... straw man" apparently refers to a draft of Comey’s letter to Congress concerning the FBI’s review of the 650,000 Clinton emails found Weiner’s laptop. At the time of the Rybicki email, Comey was preparing his letter informing Congress of the FBI’s findings, and according to page 390 of the June 2018 report from the DOJ Office of the Inspector General, the deliberations regarding the letter began on the afternoon of November 3 and concluded "very early on November 6."

Despite Rybicki’s email suggesting late on November 5 that the review of the new emails had not been completed, Comey’s November 6 letter to Congress stated, "[W]e reviewed all of the communications that were to or from Hillary Clinton while she was Secretary of State. Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton."
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Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 09/06/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [398 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wow...Huma.
Posted by: jvalentour || 09/06/2018 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Does anyone ever try to understand why Huma stored all these communications on Weiner's laptop, or allowed him to do it?
It violated numerous laws, since many classified communications were among these; and keeping all Clinton communications on a private unauthorized server apparently without permission from anyone seems a strange thing to do.
There are a number of possible motives:
1. she hoped to sell this information
2. she hoped to use it in writing a book
3. she held it as protection against a rift with Ms. Clinton, to be used for blackmail if necessary.
4. She just liked breaking security laws for the fun of it.
Can you think of anything else?
On another matter, there have been reports that the entire FBI investigation of the 650,000 items was done by several people within a 12 hour time span. That they found nothing sufficient to overturn Comey's decision to exonerate Ms. Clinton. a decision made long before any investigation of anything, is not surprising.
I believe Comey made his first message to Congress to prevent some loose cannon in the NY FBI making it public. This was just like Lois Lerner revealing the campaign against pro-Republican organizations by the IRS which was done so she could control what was said, and be the go to person for further information, rather than this being some Republican.
Posted by: Daniel || 09/06/2018 2:59 Comments || Top||

#3  Does anyone ever try to understand why Huma stored all these communications on Weiner's laptop, or allowed him to do it?

How do I replicate my server email folder to my local HD using MS Outlook 2010???

I assume some client replication rule was in effect to maintain an offline cache which then synchronized when the Outlook client found it's server. Technology strikes again.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/06/2018 5:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Does anyone ever try to understand why Huma stored all these communications on Weiner's laptop, or allowed him to do it?

Yea, his laptop but who was the designated operator? Thumb drive library no doubt. The stuff from Foggy Bottom had to be migrated to something. I doubt any unauthorized distro mas made from inside the State Dept.

That's how I would do it anyway. Just my guess.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/06/2018 7:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Daniel's #3 or Skidmark's OST/PST backup scenario would be my guess.

The backup to something other than a external drive or thumb drive would be pretty stupid.

But then these folks are in politics.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/06/2018 8:19 Comments || Top||

#6  Garden hose - golf ball graphic.
Posted by: Heriberto B. Hayes5829 || 09/06/2018 10:24 Comments || Top||

#7  The FBI did a sloppy, half-arsed job of examining HRC's records. The process was corrupted. HRC had many classified documents on this computer inter-mixed with Weiner's pron. The FBI exonerated Hillary, thus obstructing justice via an elaborate cover-up.

The question is "What is to be done with HRC, the DOJ and FBI higher-ups?" So far, not much has happened except a few deck chair shufflings and a few firings. If there are no consequences, such things are likely to happen again.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/06/2018 11:22 Comments || Top||

#8  At the price of laptops - why the fixation on using Weiner's?
Posted by: 3dc || 09/06/2018 14:48 Comments || Top||

#9  Her drive was getting full. I understand her pain.
Posted by: KBK || 09/06/2018 22:07 Comments || Top||

#10  Does anyone ever try to understand why Huma stored all these communications on Weiner's laptop, or allowed him to do it?

She passed the documents along to her Iranian handlers.
Posted by: ruprecht || 09/06/2018 22:32 Comments || Top||



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  Two major Syrian Army divisions head toward Hama for upcoming offensive
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Tue 2018-09-04
  Jalaluddin Haqqani joins the Choir Eternal
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  Dutch police shoot suspect after he stabs two people at an Amsterdam train station
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