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Iraqi premier rejects resignation of seven ministers, Baghdad governor steps down
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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Cory Booker: 'If You Come After Joe Biden, You're Going to Have to Deal with Me'
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/07/2019 14:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [440 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/07/2019 14:15 Comments || Top||

#2  And dealing with Cory means having to deal with T-bone?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 14:34 Comments || Top||

#3 
Posted by: Thirt Flomose2863 || 10/07/2019 14:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Corey Booker - the wet paper bag of Democratic presidential candidates.
Posted by: Raj || 10/07/2019 16:25 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm sure Trump will lay off Biden now. He's been threatened by Spartacus!
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 10/07/2019 16:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Booker wants a VP spot with Biden.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/07/2019 16:59 Comments || Top||

#7  Great. Two bird-brains with one stone.
Posted by: Iblis || 10/07/2019 18:16 Comments || Top||

#8  Booker wants a VP spot with Biden.

Yup, but he's betting on the wrong Comanche.
Posted by: Raj || 10/07/2019 18:27 Comments || Top||

#9  Quiet down Spartacus, you are getting way too worked up.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:59 Comments || Top||

#10  Hambone has been dealt with. He ran for President and was kicked to the curb.
Posted by: Grunter || 10/07/2019 19:04 Comments || Top||

#11  These maroons either totally misunderstand Trump, or else they're on his payroll.
Unbelievable.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 19:28 Comments || Top||

#12  "This IS Spartacus! I mean ... I AM Sparta!"
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/07/2019 20:33 Comments || Top||

#13  With the jaw bone of an ass?
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 10/07/2019 20:52 Comments || Top||

#14  That would mean Joe is Spartacus and Corey is Tony Curtis. Ima so confused.
Posted by: Spirt Glans1838 || 10/07/2019 23:50 Comments || Top||


Britain
Boris Johnson to sabotage EU if forced to delay Brexit
h/t Instapundit
[Telegraph] Boris Johnson would veto the EU’s seven-year budget and send a Eurosceptic commissioner to Brussels to "disrupt" the bloc’s workings if he were forced into a Brexit delay, under plans being discussed by ministers.

Senior Government figures are considering a series of proposals to "sabotage" the EU’s structures if Brussels refuses to agree a new deal or let Mr Johnson deliver Brexit without one.

Two Cabinet ministers told this newspaper that they were among those backing a more "aggressive" approach towards Brussels.

It is understood that plans under discussion include blocking the EU’s 2021-27 budget, which is due to be agreed early next year, and nominating a British commissioner who would...
LET MY PEOPLE GO!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 00:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under:

#1  EU Ambassador Nigel Farage. I like the sound of that.
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 5:02 Comments || Top||

#2  The original charter said all had to agree to join to form. When Denmark and Ireland refused, they made them do over till they got the results they wanted. EU from the birth was illegitimate.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/07/2019 8:37 Comments || Top||

#3  The EU is absolutely furious that they're losing an important member and most of their military. Don't look for them to act like adults, they will lash out with all the righteous anger of a 3 year old who had her lollipop taken away.
Posted by: Glotch Ebbusons2137 || 10/07/2019 10:05 Comments || Top||

#4  The 10 plagues approach. Get 'em, Boris!
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/07/2019 10:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Hell Glotch, If one goes, all the rest will follow - nobody loves the EU except Germans who own it and French (who are French).
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 16:41 Comments || Top||

#6  EU Ambassador Nigel Farage. I like the sound of that.

Same here, and I bet he's had plenty of time to figure out 200 ways to throw spanners into their gearbox. That said, I'd rather see Brexit happen than for flamethrowing Farage speeches.
Posted by: Raj || 10/07/2019 16:46 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Ratcliffe: DOJ Inspector General's Report On FISA Abuse Will Be Released Within Next "Week Or Two"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 13:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I eagerly await with halted breath the information and the indictments that come from this!!! /sarc

Prediction:
There will be plenty of wrong doing by the deep state with lots of hints it goes all the way to Obama.
DOJ declines to prosecute.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/07/2019 13:52 Comments || Top||

#2  "Mistakes were made. You'll have this..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 15:44 Comments || Top||

#3  #1 Darth V: "DOJ declines to prosecute."

DarthV, based on recent past history, odds would be that you'd be right. Maybe truth and lady justice will surprise us.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:41 Comments || Top||

#4  If they don’t prosecute no future President will be safe from the Deep State
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 10/07/2019 19:21 Comments || Top||

#5  I fear Darth is optimistic...
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/07/2019 20:01 Comments || Top||

#6  ig report is important (assuming it forthrightly states that the FISA requests were illegal and clearly states why that is so) but more important is that it allows the DOJ to move forward on follow up investigations
Posted by: lord garth || 10/07/2019 20:12 Comments || Top||


Brennan: US 'no longer a democracy' under 'autocrat' Trump
[Washington Examiner] Former CIA Director John Brennan declared that the United States is "no longer a democracy" under the leadership of President Trump.

Brennan, who has been sharply critical of Trump since leaving office in January of 2017, appeared Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd to give analysis on the current state of intelligence affairs as the House of Representatives launches an impeachment inquiry into the president.

Asked to assess the U.S. as he would a foreign government from the perspective of the CIA, Brennan said, "We would look at it as a very corrupt government that is under the sway right now of this powerful individual, who has been able to just corrupt the institutions and the laws of that country."

"I think it's no longer a democracy if an autocrat has it in his hands," Brennan said. "The democratic principles upon which this country are founded are eroding right now."

Brennan has also been the target of ongoing broadsides from Trump, particularly during the Mueller investigation and amid allegations of collusion with the Russian government. Trump attempted to revoke the former CIA head's security clearance in August 2018.

Former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova referred to Brennan as the "father of all leaks" in regard to CIA information close to the Kremlin.

Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 07:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Asked to assess the U.S. as he would a foreign government from the perspective of the CIA, Brennan said, "We would look at it as a very corrupt government that is under the sway right now of this powerful individual

And attempt to overthrow it.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, 1) it's not a democracy. It's a republic. 2) The problem is unelected detritus like yourself, Johnny.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 7:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Classic misdirection - accuse the opponent of the crime you committed (Goebbels). When will Brennan be arrested?
Posted by: Ulurt Jones8687 || 10/07/2019 8:04 Comments || Top||

#4  You know, there probably won't ever be a arrest. And then all the intermediate steps won't lead to justice.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 8:12 Comments || Top||

#5  You know, there probably won't ever be a arrest. And then all the intermediate steps won't lead to justice.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 8:12 Comments || Top||

#6  a pure democracy was already argued and found wanting by the founding fathers.

just more red meat for the dimwits who were never taught anything (by design). so now they can 'wake up' and agitate for 'democracy'
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 10/07/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#7  A Deep State Leader.
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 10/07/2019 9:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Redirect yes. Using the media as his Goebbels/megaphone.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 9:58 Comments || Top||

#9  Upset is he? He is probably going to jail when this is over...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 10/07/2019 10:22 Comments || Top||

#10  What did Zero know, and when did Zero know it?
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 12:11 Comments || Top||

#11  #10 He knew nothing still doesn't know anything
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 10/07/2019 12:24 Comments || Top||

#12  Since he was a commie and became a Muslim, does he mean "People's Democracy" or "Islamic Democracy"?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 12:50 Comments || Top||

#13  "Somebody keeps on yelling, 'executive order,'" Obama said. "I'm going to actually pause on this issue because a lot of people have been saying this lately on every problem, which is just, 'Sign an executive order and we can pretty much do anything and basically nullify Congress.'" When people started applauding, Obama said, "Wait, wait, wait. Before everybody starts clapping, that's not how it works. We've got this Constitution, we've got this whole thing about separation of powers. So there is no short-cut to politics, and there's no short-cut to democracy. We have to win on the merits of the argument with the American people, as laborious as it seems sometimes."

Critics online immediately pounced on Obama's claims of political impotence, pointing out that he has indeed repeatedly used executive orders to bypass the will of Congress, something he now says is unconstitutional.

http://zombietime.com/sf_protesters_to_obama_please_be_a_dictator/

http://twitchy.com/2013/11/25/classic-obama-claims-law-prevents-him-from-doing-something-he-just-did-last-year/

Posted by: Herb McCoy || 10/07/2019 13:02 Comments || Top||

#14  Brennan is a disgrace to this country. Another lefty who is worth about as much as what he has to say. How he has avoided prison this long is beyond me.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:32 Comments || Top||


Rolling Stone: The ‘Whistleblower’ Probably Isn’t
When you’ve lost the Rolling Stone...
[RollingStone] It’s an insult to real whistleblowers to use the term with the Ukrainegate protagonist.

Start with the initial headline, in the story the Washington Post “broke” on September 18th:

TRUMP’S COMMUNICATIONS WITH FOREIGN LEADER ARE PART OF WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT THAT SPURRED STANDOFF BETWEEN SPY CHIEF AND CONGRESS, FORMER OFFICIALS SAY
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: 3dc || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [506 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Taibbi is a bad lefty trying to remake himself ahead of the media Gotterdammerung that's coming. He doesn't believe in the things he writes about now but he hopes to still be standing among the smoking ruins of journalism
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 0:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Or possibly he is bright enough to realize that this Tactic will boomerang on the next Democratic President. Too late, unfortunately.
Posted by: magpie || 10/07/2019 0:24 Comments || Top||

#3  He would fellate any Democrat, male or female or other gender, regardless of the mechanics, even though he does not need an abortion. He's just born that way.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 0:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Taibbi has a disdain for any authority.
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 10/07/2019 3:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Matt Taibbi may be a stinking turd, but he is right this time.
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 5:16 Comments || Top||

#6  Taibbi is a punk preppie son of a wealthy TV reporter, a nasty little piece of work with one talent--for sarcasm. He's a spoiled brat who never grew up.

However, this sarcastic one-trick punk has one huge advantage over the rest of our idiot reporters: he knows Russia first-hand.

Taibbi spent several years in Russia, where he edited a pr0nographic little newspaper, and as a result he Russian society well enough to recognize, immediately, that Russiagate was an absurd pack of lies wrapped around an attempted coup.

Everyone who knows Russia-- left, center, far-left, apolitical
--knew instantly that the Steele doc was garbage, a pastiche of bull$hit cobbled together from tall tales and internet gossip.

Masha Gessen, left-wing emigre Russian journalist famous for her exposes on and opposition to Putin, called BS on Russiagate immediately--in The New Yorker.

Stephen F. Cohen, left-wing historian of Soviet Russia, expert on Bukharin, personal friend of Gorbachev, called bullshit on Russiagate immediately--in The Nation.

Others with extensive backgrounds in Russian business or Russian journalism, like Taibbi and Matt Bivens, the former editor if the excellent independent publication, The Moscow Times, called BS on these ridiculous fairytales.

It was obvious from the start that this man whom no one in Russia has ever heard of, the man whose administration has brought us closer to an actual war with Russia than since Woodrow Wilson's, that thus buffoon was not remotely responsible for any of the absurd crimes he was accused of.

Shame on this country's "journalists."
Shame on Obama and his clownshow spy and DOJ apparatus.

What an absolute circus is our political class.
Damn them all. Time for a new political class in this country.
Posted by: Snusotch Shique1675 || 10/07/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#7  #1--MM: Drudge seems to be heading in that direction as well.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:51 Comments || Top||

#8  Goodness, Snusotch Shique1675! That is a rant in the grand Rantburg tradition.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/07/2019 20:39 Comments || Top||

#9  Dat's why dey call it da 'burg
Posted by: Snusotch Shique1675 || 10/07/2019 21:14 Comments || Top||

#10  #6 - FTW!
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 23:41 Comments || Top||


'I Love The Smell Of Malfeasance In The Morning'
[Zero Hedge] Sometimes, if you open up a big enough gate and stand in the void, the gate will swing back and slap you on the ass ‐ which is where serial bungler and arch-schlemiel Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) finds himself at the end of an exhausting week’s dissembling in the WhistleGate matter. Long about now, his reluctant partner in the latest impeachment gambit, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, must feel date-raped just a little bit as every unraveling thread in the story leads back to another exposed deception by Schiff, the Inspector Clouseau of impeachment politics.

Maybe reading an alt-reality version of the Trump-Zelensky phone transcript wasn’t such a hot idea after all, since he read into the record evidence of his own bad faith. What was at issue, of course, were the President’s words, and in substituting something demonstrably other than that, and placing it on the record, Rep. Schiff set up a prima facie case for dismissal of his own case against Mr. Trump. Any way you slice the stunt, it smells like malfeasance.

Then there is the alleged "Whistleblower." The identity of this shadowy figure can’t be concealed indefinitely. The Whistleblower may not even exist, and if he or she does, the classification of whistleblower may not apply to the actions taken by him/her and his/her managers. He/she has been officially described as a CIA agent detailed for some time in the White House during the Obama years, who may have been rotated back into the Trump White House on the pretext of some special expertise, say Ukrainian affairs. That suggests his/her origin as a John Brennan tool. That is, the former CIA chief now nervously awaiting the legal disposition of his intrigues in the RussiaGate matter. WhistleGate may be Mr. Brennan’s last desperate ploy to ward off prosecution, a gate too far.

What for? How about using the CIA to spy domestically on American citizens on US soil, which it is expressly forbidden to do by law, and pretty bad news if authorized by the guy who ran the whole shop, not just some schwantz section leader at a rogue operations desk. The FBI can do it with proper warrants, but not the CIA. Perhaps more troubling is who may have authorized Mr. Brennan to do that. Does the name Barack Obama ring a bell? He has kept so deeply out of sight in recent months that he’s becoming as obscure as James Knox Polk in the public’s memory. Many may forget he played a role in RussiaGate.
Shocking to some possibly! All roads appear to lead back to Brennan and Obama. Hardly a 'riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma.' What's to be done with them.... or with us ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [384 views] Top|| File under:

#1  All roads appear to lead back to Brennan and Obama

Eh?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 0:31 Comments || Top||

#2  0 must be sweating now.
It's all coming apart.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 0:38 Comments || Top||

#3  I remember a comment the German Generals made about Hitler when Hitler would make one of his insane decisions micromanaging the war effort : " He is living in "Cloud Cuckoo Land." Obama is even worse when it comes to reality. No matter what he does he doesn't believe he'll ever have to answer for it.
Posted by: Clyde Dribble8052 || 10/07/2019 3:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Ref #3: No matter what he does he doesn't believe he'll ever have to answer for it.

His Klingon handlers have trained him well. He has never been held to account for anything. Why should he think things will change.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 4:02 Comments || Top||

#5  IMO, Obama WAS a fundamental transformation: "If we can elects somebody like that POTUS, we can do anything!".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 4:07 Comments || Top||

#6  The identity of this shadowy figure can’t be concealed indefinitely.

Well, they've been throwing out old 'norms' for a while now. The right to face one's accuser is just one more Anglo-American (racist!) tradition that they have no more use for. The return of Star Chamber next!
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/07/2019 4:42 Comments || Top||


#8  WhistleGate. That seems to be a better sobriquet than RussiaGate 2.0 or is it 3.0? A person needs a scorecard to keep up with the ongoing anti-Trump coup. Gotta say, Trump's got grit.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:24 Comments || Top||


‘I beat you like a drum’ in 2020 election: Biden to Trump
[PRESSTV] US Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Failed seeker of the Democratic presidential nomination on multiple occasions, vice president under Barack Obama, giving it a last try in his dotage for 2020...
has lashed out at President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
for his efforts to "destroy" the former vice president and his family, vowing to beat the US president "like a drum" in the 2020 election.

Biden accused Trump on Sunday of "abusing the power of the presidency" by asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a phone call to investigate him and his son, Hunter, over their financial dealings.

The 76-year-old said Trump has "corrupted the agencies of his administration ‐ including the State Department, the National Security Council staff, the Justice Department and the office of the vice president" in his pursuit to do so.

"Enough is enough," Biden wrote in a Washington Post op-ed. "Every day ‐ every few hours, seemingly ‐ more evidence is uncovered revealing that President Trump is abusing the power of the presidency and is wholly unfit to be president. He is using the highest office in the land to advance his personal political interests instead of the national interest."

The former US vice president said Trump's action showed that "he considers the presidency a free pass to do whatever he wants, with no accountability."

"Our first president, George Washington, famously could not tell a lie. President Trump seemingly cannot tell the truth ‐ about anything," Biden noted. "He slanders anyone he sees as a threat. That is why is he is frantically pushing flat-out lies, debunked conspiracy theories and smears against me and my family, no doubt hoping to undermine my candidacy for the presidency."

The 2020 presidential candidate, however, underscored that he would not allow Trump to intimidate him despite a push to tarnish his reputation.

"To Trump and those who facilitate his abuses of power, and all the special interests funding his attacks against me: Please know that I’m not going anywhere," Biden concludes in his op-ed. "You won’t destroy me, and you won’t destroy my family. And come November 2020, I intend to beat you like a drum."

Posted by: Fred || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [413 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Joe won't be the dumbocrap nominee. Maybe Master Beto can teach him how to spend his spare time.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Curtains.
Drop out now, Joe, before you put your family through even more pain. It's over.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 0:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Look we're dealing here with a man who was Obama's anti-assassination insurance (no matter how they hate me, they won't do anything that might make Joe POTUS)
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 0:42 Comments || Top||

#4  First Biden is not Trump's rival in the 2020 election. He is the rival of about 20 others to become that rival, and his chances of becoming Trump's rival have been falling steadily for a variety of reasons.
Second, Trump, in the famous phone call merely expressed his opinion that Biden's public brag that he forced the Ukraine government to fire its head prosecutor was horrible, and he hoped Zelensky would find out the truth about it. Trump did not mention the apparent corrupt dealings of Hunter Biden with a Ukrainian gas magnate who was a big time donor to the Clinton foundation.

Third braggarts are not generally reputed to be tellers of truth. Quite possibly Biden's brag was a product of his own insecurities and his wish to appear as a big shot rather than an insignificant Vice-President. Zelensky investigation of the brag might actually prove it false thus releaving some of the horribleness that Trump referred to and thereby improving Biden's reputation.
Posted by: Daniel || 10/07/2019 1:12 Comments || Top||

#5  "You won’t destroy me, and you won’t destroy my family..."

Right, Trump won't destroy you Joe, you and your family is doing a fine job of destroying yourselves without Trumps help!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 10/07/2019 1:27 Comments || Top||

#6  Yet another "out behind the barn" punk moment. Joe, devoid of Soetoro, is nothing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 4:14 Comments || Top||

#7  He's Delaware Tough!
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 4:56 Comments || Top||

#8  He's Delaware Tough!

Snark o' the day material.
Posted by: BA || 10/07/2019 8:36 Comments || Top||

#9  Shades of Jimmy Carter and his faux-hardboy act vs Kennedy in 1980: "I'm gon' whip his ass."
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 9:16 Comments || Top||

#10  Someone should ask Biden if Trump was ever caught plagiarizing a speech.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/07/2019 10:58 Comments || Top||

#11  Joke from the 1980s:

Nixon, Carter, Ted Kennedy, and Joe Biden are sitting on the deck of a cruise ship. Over the PA system the captain announces that the vessel is taking on water, and that passengers need to immediately head for the lifeboats.

Carter tells Dick, Teddy and Joe: "As good Christians, we should let the women and children go first."

Nixon mutters, "F--- the women!"
Kennedy: "Do we have time?"
Biden: "Do we have time?"
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 12:19 Comments || Top||

#12  I like the joke that ends "the smartest black man of all time just jumped out of the plane with a rucksack..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 15:47 Comments || Top||

#13  Joe, "the blue-collar champion of the people" (sarc on) is not going to be the front runner for the 2010 race. Probably Pocahontas I'm guessing.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:04 Comments || Top||

#14  Even Wall Street is getting the willies about Warren
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 18:12 Comments || Top||

#15  Who else do they have that's viable? I don't see anyone who can beat Trump.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:25 Comments || Top||

#16  Oprah?
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 19:34 Comments || Top||


AL Guardian Slams the Bidens??? WTF??
[TheGuardian] The growing scandal around Ukraine shows a Biden nomination would be a big gamble – one Democrats would be foolish to make.
Took me a while to figure out why the Commie rag would slam a Donk. After a nanosec of reflection it's obviously a tactic to eliminate the front-runner so Hillary Sanders can swoop in at the last minute.

Related from the New Yorker in July: Will Hunter Biden Jeopardize His Father’s Campaign?
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/07/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [385 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Swillary will not run. The dem talking point going forward will be any election she's not part of is not legitimate.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Joe is no longer useful - he actually harms the Cause.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 3:36 Comments || Top||

#3  He's old party. Not of the current Jacobin stock.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/07/2019 4:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Swillary will not run.

She will be reincarnated in Elizabeth Warren's body.
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 4:52 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm still half of the opinion that denial notwithstanding, Big Mike will 'reluctantly' throw her pelt in the ring.
It would be the easiest way to get the deepest of the deep state back to the true levers of power, there would be a litany of 'firsts' checked off, and the Os could get back to doing what they do best: lecturing everyone else while spending taxpayer money.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 10/07/2019 8:41 Comments || Top||

#6  Bob is on to something.
Big Mike is the perfect beard for the Deep State. She'll bring back ValJar and the whole creepy crew.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 9:31 Comments || Top||

#7  Soetoro and the CBC will back her within the first 3 minutes of her announcement. Don't count the Hildebeest out until she and Slick are both vertical.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 9:36 Comments || Top||

#8  ....horizontal, duhhh.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/07/2019 9:37 Comments || Top||

#9  By now Trump, Giuliani, Barr and Durham must be closing in on the origins of Russia Gate. Trump will have a big enough war chest in 2020 to buy all the ads he needs to tell us all about it in spite of the MSM's attempts to bury it. Hildebeast could still end up wearing orange.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/07/2019 11:05 Comments || Top||

#10  Old Bolsheviks have got to go.

See also, USSR in 1936 and PRC in 1966.
Posted by: charger || 10/07/2019 11:20 Comments || Top||


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Bro-Fo Ilhan Omar files for divorce
A regular little lying/cheating strumpet. How ...Islamic
[Wash Examiner h/t Weasel Zippers] Rep. Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce amid rumors that she was having an extramarital affair.

Omar filed to end her marriage to Ahmed Hirsi on Friday, TMZ reported Monday. A court filing was later uncovered that confirmed the news.

Omar is accused of having an affair with Tim Mynett, a prominent Democratic political consultant, whose estranged wife alleged in a divorce filing that he had been in a months-long relationship with the Minnesota Democrat.

The allegation of the affair brought added scrutiny to Omar's own marriage. She has faced repeated questions over her marital history after allegations surfaced that she married her brother and committed immigration fraud.

The freshman congresswoman married Hirsi in 2002 during a faith ceremony but did not legally marry until years later. Omar and Hirsi had two children before they separated in 2008. The next year, Omar legally married Ahmed Nur Said Elmi. The two split in 2011, the same year Omar and Hirsi reconciled, but did not legally divorce until 2017. Meanwhile, Omar and Hirsi had a third child in 2012 and legally married in early 2018.

Omar, 37, has denied that she was in a relationship with anyone else. When asked in August whether she had separated from Hirsi or was dating anyone else, Omar said, "No I am not."

"I have no interest in allowing the conversation about my personal life to continue, and so I have no desire to discuss it," she said.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 11:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [351 views] Top|| File under:

#1  NY Post has another angle:
In August, The Post was first to report that DC-based doctor Beth Mynett had filed for divorce from her husband, Tim Mynett, alleging that he was carrying on an affair with Omar.

All the while, Omar’s campaign fund was paying Tim Mynett’s firm for work, including for travel.
Conservative watchdog groups have filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission over this money transfer.

In early September, Tim Mynett filed a response with the D.C. court denying he had an affair.
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 12:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Parliament of Whores.
Posted by: Lex || 10/07/2019 12:10 Comments || Top||

#3  For traditional Muslims, as the Congresswoman affects to be, doesn’t divorce have to come from the husband? Really, to be unfaithful in this as well as to her twice over marriage vows (both traditional and legal) is outside of too much.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/07/2019 12:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Soomali woman stoned to death for multiple husbands !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 15:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Dron, that woman had 11 husbands. Ilhan only has two. Or maybe three. I can't keep track.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 10/07/2019 16:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Could be that Ms. Omar's 15 minutes are up.
Posted by: San Fran Nan || 10/07/2019 16:45 Comments || Top||

#7  OK, Rambler. So stone her to within an inch of her life.☻
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/07/2019 16:56 Comments || Top||

#8  This woman says a lot of things. To make it easy on myself, I'll assume that if her lips are moving it is taqiyya and that she's not fit for the House.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/07/2019 18:58 Comments || Top||


New York Times anti-Kavanaugh Book Deemed an ‘Epic Bomb;' Only 3,120 Sold
[AmGreatness] ...Released last month, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation by New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly was expected to sell at least 10,000-12,000 in the first two weeks, according to the Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard.

...A publishing source provided the latest BookScan numbers, which can account for about 80% of sales. That number is 3,120. "If you add in ebooks ‐ they may have sold a total of 4,000. That’s one of the most epic bombs in political publishing over the past decade," said the source.
And here I assumed that every high school library in the land, and some abroad, are going to get a copy
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/07/2019 05:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [252 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How many of the 3K sales where bought in bulk for NYT coffee tables?
Posted by: Elmavimp Glinegum6967 || 10/07/2019 5:19 Comments || Top||

#2  They will always be able to say "I worked at the New York Times. I wrote a book..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 7:29 Comments || Top||

#3  and this even after I wager some true believers bookstore employees (yes they still exist) strategically arranged them in pyramids near the front door
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 10/07/2019 8:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Guess these two girls won't be believed when they say "I'm on the pill..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/07/2019 9:29 Comments || Top||

#5  "Buy a popular book and we'll throw this one in free"
Posted by: Frank G || 10/07/2019 10:02 Comments || Top||

#6  And here I assumed that every high school library in the land, and some abroad, are going to get a copy

They've been publishing an awful lot of this kind of crap lately and those high school libraries have limited budgets.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/07/2019 10:46 Comments || Top||

#7  They've trown out tom soyer to make space
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 10/07/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||



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