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-Lurid Crime Tales-
COVID Lockdowns Should Have Been Lifted With Children Committing Suicide and ODs
[California Globe] The hundreds of thousands of CA teachers and millions of CA students are stuck working from home on computers

Comparing the Coronavirus restrictions in the 50 states and District of Columbia, California is the most restrictive state, listed at #51, the Globe reported last week.

Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all public schools closed, and they remain closed, since last Spring. The SAT exam was cancelled. High schoolers have lost college opportunities, academic scholarships, and sports scholarships.

While other states have allowed athletics to return, California high school and club sports teams remain benched.

This is cruel and abusive to California’s children.

California’s school kids are now seriously behind their counterparts in other states. And they are hurting because they aren’t allowed to attend school, participate in team sports, clubs, band, dances, graduations, classroom learning, and the social life that goes with attending school in person.

A group of concerned parents in Sonoma County have been demanding answers from their county health officials to questions of why their kids aren’t back in school. They created the above billboard to very visibly make their point.

The most restrictive lockdowns are in states and cities run by Democrats, and the most restrictive lockdowns within those states are in cities run by Democrats. In California, Gov. Newsom never has produced any science or medical data/statistics showing that lockdowns and stay-at-home orders have helped curb the coronavirus. Rather, many doctors have publicly said the lockdowns only exacerbated the spread, and is not the way to address a contagious virus.

Remember when "experts" insisted that parents limit the "screen time" of their children because of the negative effects staring at a computer or television game too long has on kids?

It became very clear early on that the governor really wanted to exert totalitarian control over the state and its people once he had everyone locked down.

According to the California Department of Education, there are 6,163,001 students in California’s 10,588 public schools. There are 675,374 students in California’s 1,303 charter schools. There are 319,004 teachers in California’s public schools.

These hundreds of thousands of California teachers and millions of California students are stuck working from home on computers.

One of the largest school public school systems in the country, the Los Angeles Unified School District, has 1,302 schools, 734,641 students, and 26,556 teachers. Those 734,641 students are stuck at home "distance learning," on computers 6-8 hours a day because the teachers union doesn’t want teachers to return to the classrooms without first extorting more money from the governor and the state budget.

A California psychologist told the Globe there is a 63% increase in overdose deaths for 2020, compared to the average of 2017-2019. She said as she understand it, suicides will cumulatively grow over the next 10 years, but overdoses are out of control right now.
Posted by: Coining Clones2181 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6543 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Bastards. So predictable. Those COVID lockdown fanatics have a lot of blood on their hands.
Posted by: Percy Unomonter8416 || 02/19/2021 2:47 Comments || Top||

#2  "Yawn"
Posted by: Betty Snineng6775 || 02/19/2021 9:45 Comments || Top||

#3  An entire generation of joyless, vindictive, uneducated.

How do we measure that cost?

What could possibly go wrong?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/19/2021 17:48 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Biden's Cheap Words Have Implications
[AMAC - Association of Mature American Citizens] - Not AARP

No one should be surprised Joe Biden called for unity, with 17 highly offensive, partisan, economically damaging executive orders on his desk. No one is surprised Biden bashed Trump for COVID, then admitted no plan. No one should be surprised Biden is crippling American energy independence, outlawing pipelines, drilling, and fracking after promising jobs. Words are cheap, especially Bidens.

No one should be surprised Biden pledged to "fire on the spot" White House staff who disrespected others — yet keeps a foul-mouthed staffer who berated a female reporter with profanity, threatened to "destroy" her, if she reported on a conflict of interest. If that story is a "one day wonder," the bigger story is this: Biden seems to mean nothing he says.

The issue of duplicitous politicians is not new, but extreme forms invite scrutiny — and danger. In short, as wide as the margins are these days for tolerating hypocrisy, Biden pushes the limits. This has real implications, and they go beyond the obvious.

Americans have just been lectured by congressional Democrats to ignore the Constitution’s text, caselaw and history, put aside the iconic pledge of due process and tolerate a legal standard that aims to impeach a president on a free speech standard that would convict half of Congress for "incitement," and criminalizes citizen free speech.

The spectacle of chasing a former president, was objectively embarrassing. It struck the world as a classic political "show trial," the sort of "gotcha" politics Americans were supposed to be above, the sort we tell others not to conduct, yet conducted in violation of our Constitution.

During that travesty, now settling, Biden said nothing. Graduating at the bottom of his law class, not practicing for 50 years, he may not remember free speech. But it remains real in law and — to most Americans — in practice, as does the public expectation that words matter.

Moving beyond free speech, here is the issue. If a president repeatedly says he will do something, means something, stands for something, pledges to act in a certain way — and does not do so, and in fact does the opposite from expedience or duplicity, two things happen.

First, the American people begin to see that he is a paper tiger, a man without convictions, someone who - whether you like or hate his promises - does not deliver with fidelity, predictability, or integrity. Many who did not like Trump, saw his resolve to deliver, a commitment to make real what he promised — border wall and military spending to reduced regulation and taxes, record economic growth, wages, and employment to calling out China.

Here is the second implication — and it matters. Anyone who promises and does not deliver, despite being able to, to his own people is a pushover. He is a paper tiger, weak player on the world stage. Joining things, issuing memos, hyping long term goals is well and good. But a president who will not honor pledges he makes to his own people, who will not even fire a White House staffer who makes a fool of him, is a weak link.
Posted by: Shotguns Unsmiling7915 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6586 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Graduating at the bottom of his law class, not practicing for 50 years, he may not remember free speech

A third-rate law school that canexwithin an inch of expelling this pathological liar for cheating after a plagiarized an entire jaw article on a paper. He begged the Dean to reinstate him and just barely scraped by with his buttwipe J.D. diploma -- that he never used.

He's been lying and slandering and plagiarizing ever since.
Posted by: Churt Turkeyneck1635 || 02/19/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#2  He just a part of a massively corrupt leftist political machine.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 02/19/2021 16:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Biden is part of that group of the uneducated trying to get the unwilling to do the unnecessary.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 02/19/2021 21:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Biden seems to mean nothing he says.

That's because he can't remember what he says. Biden is about to make Obama look like Eisenhower.
Posted by: Raj || 02/19/2021 22:01 Comments || Top||

America is Really Lost: Maskless, Normal Americans Go Grocery Store, Brainwashed Owners Freak!
[Patriot Liberty News]

A group of Americans citizens showed up to a Trader Joes grocery store in Santa Cruz, California and they proceeded to buy some groceries, the brainwashed managers and associates treated these people like Biblical lepers.
Is this way, Americans treat other Americans, If so, we are lost.

If ever a video needed to go viral, this is the one!

Posted by: Thanksgiving Really2021 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6562 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Meh...
Posted by: Clem || 02/19/2021 2:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Its shits like you that make my day, come on, you see your maker... in 3 seconds
Posted by: Percy tse Tung9794 || 02/19/2021 2:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Think of it as evolution in action.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/19/2021 4:34 Comments || Top||

#4  Apparently Trader Joes doest want my business. Ever.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 02/19/2021 5:18 Comments || Top||

#5  rabbit, I wouldn't give my money to those hippies if it was the only store in town.
Posted by: Chris || 02/19/2021 8:28 Comments || Top||

#6  Trader Joes in Santa Cruz? This is like the gays activists picking out the Christian Bakery because they knew they'd see the effect they hoped for.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 02/19/2021 8:47 Comments || Top||

#7  I have some sympathy for business owners. The government can and will shut them down.
Posted by: Angstrom || 02/19/2021 9:39 Comments || Top||

#8  At the barber shop this morning, 20+ patrons and employees. Two masks.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/19/2021 11:41 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ was this a "blood letting session" or did you get one of your 80K+* hairs cut ?

Posted by: Wheresing Stalin7241 || 02/19/2021 12:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Startin to look like Rantburg needs to add a California Man section. Prob alphabetical before Florida Man.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/19/2021 16:22 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Survey Shocker: Majority Now Says It'll Take A Pass On This Rushed #Covid Vaccine
[Hot Air] I got a Covid-19 vaccination the other day. Even though I displayed remarkable courage, I was not awarded a lollipop.

Turns out, it appears federal and state public officials are gonna need more than a simple sweet or urgent urgings to get many Americans to take the new needle.

Media and Faucistas are fussing over a chaotic delivery system reminiscent of that botched Obama-BidenCare rollout that fed the historic 2010 midterm rout of Democrats in the House plus about 1,000 elected Dems in state legislatures across the country.

Not that Barack Obama cares, but his party has still not recovered from that electoral catastrophe. And, oh, look, here comes another congressional redistricting.

Millions of doses of the new vaccines have gone missing. Millions of people who want the inoculations haven’t a clue if they qualify, where to go, how to sign up. And somehow some foreign nationals have cut in line ahead of Americans.

Now, comes a national survey revealing that a surprising number of Americans have no intention of submitting their upper arm to the vaccine. Intriguingly, the resistance appears to have a base in one political party.

So much for the much-discussed goal of developing a nationwide herd immunity to the deadly virus that requires upwards of 70 percent inoculations.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/19/2021 03:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6553 views] Top|| File under:

#1  RNA and DNA forever changed. Suppressed immune system forever. Might as well be an AIDS person. No long term studies but current herd will show the tale. A friend Virologist said he will have to get it to keep his family off his back about getting it. Zombie apocalypse here we come.
Posted by: Dale || 02/19/2021 3:44 Comments || Top||

#2  The key is that the most susceptible to getting a dangerous infection are getting inoculated.

Dale, I will bet you a $100 donation to Rantburg a year from now that what you said about DNA/RNA/immune system/AIDS/zombie apocalypse will turn out to be wrong, though I don’t blame you for believing Democratic anti-Trump propaganda. They worked hard to spread it in the months leading up to the election, and have only themselves to blame that it’s causing problems now.

Millions of doses of the new vaccines have gone missing.

I checked at the link and there isn’t a link to that claim, nor have I noticed any reporting about millions of doses missing, but I haven’t been paying close attention beyond the Bidenistas fussing that they can’t find a vaccine stockpile that’s been going into arms as fast as it’s been shipped from the factories, and concern that some doses are going to people coming over the Mexican border for the purpose — does anyone have a link on that?
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/19/2021 8:52 Comments || Top||

#3  I will bet you a $100 donation to Rantburg a year from now that what you said about DNA/RNA/immune system/AIDS/zombie apocalypse will turn out to be wrong,

How will we know? The MSM is burying adverse reactions now.
Posted by: Angstrom || 02/19/2021 9:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Biden's COVID team is still trying to find 20M missing vaccine doses
Posted by: Jeremiah Jumble1891 || 02/19/2021 10:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Biden's COVID team is still trying to find 20M missing vaccine doses

Thank you, Jeremiah Jumble1891. Didn’t that number oddly match the number of inoculations actually given during that time period? As I recall, the Biden team expected to find the doses stashed in a warehouse somewhere against a future mass inoculation day in front of cameras, when instead they were being sent out and used as fast as they were produced, because President Trump preferred to get the country out of state-mandated quarantines as fast as possible rather than create Your Government Is Wonderful propaganda.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/19/2021 12:40 Comments || Top||

#6  How will we know? The MSM is burying adverse reactions now.

Given the tens of millions who have already received at least one jab, Angstrom, a zombie apocalypse or those same tens of millions taking to their beds because they have a condition that resembles chronic fatigue syndrome would be impossible to ignore.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/19/2021 12:47 Comments || Top||

#7  #4 Black market value?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/19/2021 12:57 Comments || Top||

#8  Given the tens of millions who have already received at least one jab, Angstrom, a zombie apocalypse or those same tens of millions taking to their beds because they have a condition that resembles chronic fatigue syndrome would be impossible to ignore.

Impossible to ignore just like Hunter Biden's activities?

I don't think there will be a zombie apocalypse. I do think there will be long term unintended consequences, especially in this demographic. And it will be easy to cover up because they are elderly with multiple chronic conditions already.
Posted by: Angstrom || 02/19/2021 13:22 Comments || Top||

#9  TW one of many;
Posted by: Dale || 02/19/2021 13:30 Comments || Top||

#10  Another some time ago;
Posted by: Dale || 02/19/2021 13:36 Comments || Top||

#11  Maybe they still remember getting sick from their shots for the sandbox.

Maybe 'or else' makes people a bit hesitant.

Maybe because on this hand herd immunity is a real thing to work for, but tomorrow it doesn't exist so eternal shots.

Maybe its a credibility issue.

Biden's COVID team is still trying to find 20M missing vaccine doses

Anybody check that warehouse outside of San Juan?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/19/2021 13:44 Comments || Top||

#12  Likely shipped it to North Korea, similar to "protection money"
Posted by: Joluter Gurly-Brown6316 || 02/19/2021 15:21 Comments || Top||

Thousands of Aussies DELETE Facebook Profiles!!!


★★★ THE POPULIST REVOLT HAS JUST BEGUN ★★★ Australia STOMPS on BIG TECH as Thousands DELETE their Facebook Profiles! In this video, we're going to look at the clash that has arisen between Big Tech and the Australian government, how Facebook’s retaliation has resulted in a massive campaign to delete the tech giant's app, and how more and more nations around the world are striking back against Big Tech oligarchs once and for all; you are NOT going to want to miss this!

None of these pontificaters look at the Venture Capitalists involved in these firms like Facebook. It's a big mistake that they don't. Consider, for instance, Peter Theil. Thiel became Facebook's first outside investor when he acquired a 10.2% stake for $500,000 in August 2004. He sold the majority of his shares in Facebook for over $1 billion in 2012, but remains on the board of directors. Peter was and is a very strong supporter of Trump and much of the right. If he is on the board of Facebook (Wikipedia says so but might be wrong) why didn't he do something about the attack on the right and Trump by Facebook? That becomes a more interesting question. One sees similar dichotomies by VCs from the left. Perhaps they are just modulating the rubes in a way that somehow earns them a lot of money? Maybe all the conflict just helps them data mine the rubes into more salable groups?

Posted by: Slavish Gleaner8387 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6579 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's not like Facebook exists to let people talk. It exists to data mine people talking and their photos and their videos and their cats... or dogs..
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 0:15 Comments || Top||

#2  The VC's are best viewed as the old rich guys in the Larry Niven Science Fiction Universe who finance anything to get out of aging.

Left or right doesn't matter. Getting out of aging to enjoy their money forever does.

Left right or center they all invest in attempts to work around aging and having instant control.
So modified DNA- Yes, brain implants for instant data access - Yes, Aging research Yes..


all this takes gobs and gobs of money... so...

So we now live in a SciFi world... sigh..

Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 0:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Why else would one need to develop bio-quantum computers on your DNA or RNA? Seriously!
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 0:39 Comments || Top||

#4  The aging war requires nano-tech also.
Think about that.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 1:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Stem cells too. And they are best harvested how?..... (paging planned parenthood ...)
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 1:03 Comments || Top||

#6  And Instagram (owned by Farcebook) angered members by changing the terms and will sell your info.

But if only more & more...millions more...would dump that FB garbage.
Posted by: Clem || 02/19/2021 1:58 Comments || Top||

#7  I think its the reverse as Facebook is busy now deleting Australian facebook pages that they think are fake.
Posted by: BernardZ || 02/19/2021 2:35 Comments || Top||

#8  FB = freedom-robbing bastids. Dump it for something else (or nothing).
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/19/2021 9:14 Comments || Top||

#9  Sadly our neighborhood uses it so I use it for that but nothing else.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 02/19/2021 10:09 Comments || Top||

#10  If he is on the board of Facebook (Wikipedia says so but might be wrong) why didn't he do something about the attack on the right and Trump by Facebook?

Is this a serious question? He is just one person and probably outnumbered. He's a board member, not an executive.
Posted by: Elmenter Ulerenter5192 || 02/19/2021 12:58 Comments || Top||

#11  Elmenter -SO?
You stand up for right and wrong or you belong in the trash as a human.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 20:27 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Larry Correia on the Wapo
An excerpt:
[MonsterHunterNation] Because you guys don’t tell the truth. You twist reality to suit your whims. You’re the masters of “so what you are saying is (insert complete nonsense here)” and fucking over whoever you want with near total impunity. You’re utterly fucking useless and getting worse at an accelerating rate. Just when America thinks you can’t get any lower, you keep digging.

I do however love how you keep saying “politicians” like we’re gullible enough to think that you treat them all the same. The only democrats you bring the heat on are the ones who have strayed from the narrative and need to be punished, or the ones who have used up their usefulness who can be safely tossed under the bus. The rest of the democrats you cover for the most flagrant crimes so hard it would make Joseph Goebbels blush.

Not that the republicans don’t suck too, but we’ve all seen how you only praise them when they’re convenient to your goals, but then trash them when they’re not. Like squishy Mitt Romney is a principled statesman when he’s screwing over his fellow republicans, but he was a woman and dog hating maniac who was gonna put us all back in chains right before that. And the problem is that republicans like that are gullible enough to keep kissing your ass in the hopes that the media will say nice things about them.
Posted by: badanov || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6551 views] Top|| File under:

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russia Calls On The United States To Observe Human Rights
[NationalFile] The Russian Foreign Ministry has issued a statement lambasting the United States government under Joe Biden for the “ongoing persecution campaign” taking place “against anybody at all who does not agree with the results of the latest presidential election.”

In the statement, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova delivered a scathing assessment of the human rights situation in the United States under President Joe Biden.
Posted by: Offered Crapes2020 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6549 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If G*d is dead, Devil has to take his place?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/19/2021 7:04 Comments || Top||

#2  /\ He's not dead, he's just gotten frustrated with us and moved on, but not without repeated warnings.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/19/2021 7:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Russians offended that Democrats copying their schtick.
Posted by: Ulolump Grumble1426 || 02/19/2021 7:08 Comments || Top||

#4  It's not the Bee? I'm down a dollar.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/19/2021 7:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Here's my dollar too.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/19/2021 13:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Not Bee™ ? Dang, down 1$.
Posted by: magpie || 02/19/2021 21:23 Comments || Top||

#7  $1 lighter here
Posted by: Deadeye McGurque8186 || 02/19/2021 22:27 Comments || Top||

#8  A righteous old woman of Kovna --
And never more pious a dav'ner
E'er prayed in the Pale...
Though to whom did she wail? --
Was Maria, um, Vladimirovna!
Posted by: Ho Chi Shusogum5632 || 02/19/2021 23:50 Comments || Top||

#9  Brilliant, Zenobia F.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/19/2021 23:59 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Antifa BLM Terrorists Caught On Camera Changing into Trump Supporter Outfits
[Rumble] Antifa BLM Terrorist Caught On Camera Changing into Trump Supporter Outfit outside the U.S. Capitol moments before they storm the builiding- Jan 6th.
Posted by: Offered Crapes2020 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6584 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What's going to be done about it? Another frigging governmental committee that sanitizes what happened and never really gets at anything?

Who knew what about this riot prior to the riot? False flag operation?
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/19/2021 9:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Pelosi has much to answer for...that temper tantrum was a dead give away.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 02/19/2021 22:31 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
After acquittal, Trump 2024? Maybe not so fast
[keprtv.com] Former President Donald Trump's acquittal by the Senate in his impeachment trial may not be the end of the line for efforts to keep him from seeking the presidency again.

If Trump chooses to run for the White House in 2024, opponents are likely to call on a constitutional provision adopted after the Civil War to try to stop him. The Supreme Court could have the final say.

The Constitution's 14th Amendment disqualifies from future office any former elected officials and military officers who "shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion" against the United States. Ratified in 1868, the language in Section 3 of the amendment was aimed at former Confederate civilian and military leaders.

It could be applied to people who incited or took part in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, legal scholars said, noting that a congressional commission to investigate the attack and lawsuits against Trump could help make clearer his role in the deadly violence that day.
Much more at link

I'm thinking this could also apply to all those who took part in the election fraud
Many of those arrested are Antifa/BLM, and related Black Bloc groups, so that could prove amusing. But given that President Trump was acquitted by the Senate on the single charge brought by the House of insurrection, it seems to me that the 14th Amendment cannot possibly apply to him. These people will keep throwing things agains the wall until something sticks.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6573 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Insurrection?
"You keep using that word. I don't think it means what you think it means."
Posted by: magpie || 02/19/2021 1:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Idiots. Keep pushing, and you'll get to see a real insurrection. HINT: about a hundred QANON jug heads LARPing at the behest of Antifa agitators is not what it looks like.

Insurrection is when all 200,000 of the people at the rally pour into the Capitol and take it over, and take Congress as prisoners.

Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/19/2021 1:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Hence ^^^^^ the reasoning behind this:

To repel American citizens from regaining their government by force.

By decrees, members of the goverment have extended the quartering of troops, building a wall with barbed wire, manning the barrier with armed state militia, not federal troops, restricted movement of citizens without "proper papers" from the center of their national government, arrested people attempting enter the borders of Washington, District of Columbia, a federal property formerly "open to all".

This is not America any more, but quite less.

This is about the tyranny that you may have heard about in school and you laughed.

Laugh no more friend... it here.
Posted by: Percy tse Tung9794 || 02/19/2021 2:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Weren't there riots near the Capitol several months ago when they took President Trump to a secure area and where they set fire to a church?
Posted by: Clem || 02/19/2021 2:11 Comments || Top||

#5  By decrees

This is the most shocking of all these surreal dream-steps. We are treated with such contempt by our elites that they don't even bother to try to pass laws. They just dictate. Why is this accepted?

members of the goverment have extended the quartering of troops, building a wall with barbed wire

Razor wire. F---ING RAZOR WIRE surrounding the people's buildings. Like in East Berlin, or the Korean DMZ, or Guantanamo. Why do we tolerate this?

manning the barrier with armed state militia, not federal troops, restricted movement of citizens without "proper papers" from the center of their national government, arrested people attempting enter the borders of Washington, District of Columbia, a federal property formerly "open to all".

Arresting on what grounds? Under what authority? How the hell do they get away with this shit?

Thisis not America any more, but quite less.

This is a slow-motion descent into Putinism: oligarchy combined with pervasive corruption, guarded by an out-of-control security apparatus that is a law unto itself.

How much longer will we sleepwalk in the fog?

When will we rise up and shut down this sick, twisted, totally un-American circus?
Posted by: Croting Angager3311 || 02/19/2021 2:39 Comments || Top||

#6  This will not turn out as they expect.
By the time this gets any momentum they'll be unable to hide the facts of who/what happened on Jan 6.

* 1 rioter dead, everyone else died of health reasons
* 1 rioter was a lefty agitator that BLM considered too radical
* FBI knew 3 days ahead of time about trouble
* Trump offered National Guard and Pelosi said no

By all means, go ahead. Discovery will be fun and might get the news out beyond the MSM firewall of ignorance.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 02/19/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#7  I think a significant reason the American public tolerates the security theater in DC is the fact the we know on some level they are immaterial. Whether you've given it deep thought or simply intuit it, the conclusion remains the same.

Congress certainly makes enough noise and they compete with one another to make outrageous claims and statements. All while some long suffering straight man solemnly declares 'Who's on first'.

But it doesn't rise to the level of a comedy routine or even theater. It's the magician's distraction. 'Quickly every one, THIS is really important so pay close attention. And while you're all here, why not let the moths out those slender wallets and please help!'.

The Republic is gone alright, the only question now is if we can get it back.
Posted by: Cesare || 02/19/2021 9:56 Comments || Top||

#8  It is a leaderless moment, as we watch the relentless pummeling of Trump by the Democrat Congress in every way possible, and fhe career-ending plight of all fhe senior members of his administration. They have so overblown the events of Jan 6, because it shocked them to their core that the right could be mobilized and seize their hallowed halls of power and privilege. The only peaceful remedy for where we are is a Constitutional Convention, with all the structural danger that poses, because we are close to an Imperial Era that will be fatally flawed and doomed to catastrophic failure. . I hope i am wrong but fear i am not.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 02/19/2021 11:25 Comments || Top||

#9  A new short constitution may help.
. make no laws restricting religion.
. make no laws restricting speech
. make no laws restricting assembly
. make no regulations without a vote
. all elections must use paper ballots.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 02/19/2021 11:30 Comments || Top||

#10  They have so overblown the events of Jan 6,

Not so. We've seen the photos. They're horrifying. The man's feet were on. Pelosi's. desk.
Posted by: Crusomble Bonaparte6953 || 02/19/2021 11:39 Comments || Top||


Und der Komputor war kaput also!
Posted by: Wheresing Stalin7241 || 02/19/2021 12:24 Comments || Top||

#12  New addition to constitutional convention? Easy.

One CITIZEN, one Vote.
Posted by: Greater the Anonymous5721 || 02/19/2021 14:15 Comments || Top||

#13  And no birthright citizenship
And last but not least...No restriction on arms for American citizens aside from actual WMD's. Wanna own a battleship, cough up the money.

Want to buy a Patriot battery, cough up the money.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 02/19/2021 17:23 Comments || Top||

#14  good news, just checked my couch, plenty of change, who do I see to purchase the USS Iowa ?
Posted by: George Spawn of the French2527 || 02/19/2021 17:37 Comments || Top||

#15  If you can impeach a federal judge and then be elected as a representative in Congress, they have no grounds to enact a bill of attainder.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/19/2021 18:01 Comments || Top||

#16  Crusomble Bonaparte6953 the horror, the horror. His feet on her desk. Can I get you a fainting couch?
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 02/19/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||

#17  Deacon - methinks CrusombleB was being a mite bit sarcastic
Posted by: Ebbigum Angaitle9626 || 02/19/2021 19:41 Comments || Top||

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California School Board Members Mock Worried Parents, ‘I'm Gonna F**k You Up'
[NationalFile] Members of a school board in California were caught on camera mocking parents who want to reopen schools, claiming they just "want their babysitters back."

During a regular meeting of the Oakley Union Elementary School District, members of the School Board, not knowing that their meeting was open to the general public, began attacking parents who were concerned about the school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The insults began flying after Superintendent Greg Hetrick mentioned that a local district changed how they performed public comment, with citizens only allowed to send in 3 minute voicemails. The board members concurred that they should follow their lead, and began complaining about annoyed parents writing into them.

"It’s easy to hide behind a screen, but when you’re face to face with people, it's a whole different ball game," said Richie Masadas. Kim Beede, a previous President of the School Board, referred to being attacked on social media by parents.

Beede claimed that she wasn't "doing anything bad," and then asked if they were alone, before launching into a tirade.

"Bitch, if you're gonna call me out, I'm gonna f**k you up!" Beede said, and laughed along with many of the members. "Sorry, that’s just me!" she added.

Posted by: Bandana Republics2021 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6611 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,

#1  Behold America's educational leaders, in their own inimitable words:

Bitch, if you’re going to call me out, I’m going to f*** you up!”

There's respect for you. Of the people, by the people, for the people.

Another adds, “They want their babysitters back.”

Freudian slip. Yes, you and your teachers are as clueless as teenaged baby-sitters.
Posted by: Bubba Dingle7738 || 02/19/2021 2:58 Comments || Top||

#2  Just think of what they say when they are truly alone.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/19/2021 4:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Or grading and teaching the students.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/19/2021 5:26 Comments || Top||

#4  School board member is one step below a dog catcher animal control office or garbage man refuse engineer. But they make the clowns in DC look like pikers when it comes to wasting the taxpayer dollar and lacking understanding of their proper role in a republic.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/19/2021 7:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Kids working minimum wage jobs at a grocery store are far, far, braver than the nations teachers.

I just hope the move to home schooling and charter schooling and all that gains momentum out of this.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 02/19/2021 8:45 Comments || Top||

#6  Home schooling's share is now at about 10% of school age kids, up from 4% pre-COVID and less than 1% in 2000.

Prolly get to 20% if this insane shutdown continues next school year.

Re performance the homeschoolers are pulling away from the Zoom-bie industrial-model schoolkids.

No wonder the educrats and Wokesters are demanding an end to the SATs and other standardized tests. If those are ever restored, the homeschooled kids will be two standard deviations above the wretched public school kids' mean score
Posted by: Oscar Ghibelline3486 || 02/19/2021 11:33 Comments || Top||

#7  "Bitch, if you're gonna call me out, I'm gonna f**k you up!"

Must be one of those New Math teachers.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/19/2021 15:56 Comments || Top||

#8  Kim Beede from The DailyMail.UK
Board members Kim Beede and Richie Masadas were also caught on the call making disparaging comments

Posted by: Angoluter Thaviting2571 || 02/19/2021 16:10 Comments || Top||

#9  When you see them on the street

(after they are fired and become homeless)

just say, "You should have bitten your tongue and lips"

and oh, "Hi"
Posted by: Angoluter Thaviting2571 || 02/19/2021 16:15 Comments || Top||

Cartoon Network Urges Kids To View Each Other By Skin Color
Posted by: Ordered Chorales1010 || 02/19/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6511 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  In conflict with the ADA directives about blindness.
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/19/2021 16:24 Comments || Top||

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