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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Corrupt Democratic Senators Took Ukraine Cash
[American Thinker] While Democrats are pushing the bogus Trump-Ukraine quid pro quo story invented by that great storyteller, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, two groups of Democratic senators have been colluding with Ukrainian interests to advance their own agenda and political careers.

Kudos to Steve Hilton for pointing out the corruption of the first group on the Oct. 13 edition of his Fox show "The Next Revolution" ‐ a group of Democratic senators took cash from a Ukraine lobbyist to push Ukrainian gas interests at the same time the Democrats are pushing the Trump-Ukraine yarn. As Hilton states in a transcript of his show available on Fox Opinion:
Remember Devon Archer, Hunter Biden's business partner? He had previously been a top fundraiser for John Kerry, who was Secretary of State at the time. And soon after Devon and Hunter joined the Burisma Board, the company channeled $90,000 to a lobbying firm called ML Strategies, which was headed by none other than David Leiter, John Kerry's former chief of staff.

That's handy because then-Secretary of State John Kerry himself has visited Ukraine with promises of U.S. aid and assistance. Well, Leiter registered as a Burisma lobbyist in mid-2014. But in the year leading up to that, he gave close to $60,000 to Democrats, including a select group of U.S. senators who would later be instrumental in pushing cash towards Ukraine's energy sector, directly in line with Burisma's interests.

He donated to Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., four times and to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., three times. A month after the last of those donations, both Markey and Shaheen were among four senators who wrote a letter to President Obama that said, "We should leverage the full resources and expertise of the U.S. government to assist Ukraine in improving its energy efficiency, increasing its domestic production and reforming its energy markets."
This was at a time when Democrats were waging a war on fossil fuels, opposing fracking, and trying to shut down U.S. energy production. American natural gas was bad for the environment, but Ukrainian natural gas was good for the campaign coffers when it involves Hunter Biden’s business interests and John Kerry’s former chief of staff. As Hilton points out, Sen. Markey’s hypocrisy runs particularly deep:
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/16/2019 01:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lets make some fun of Latin-American politics.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 2:07 Comments || Top||

#2  These Dems provide almost too much election and debate ammo to keep up with it.

No wonder Dems are squealing so hard against Trump and Giuliani and other Pubs for turning the light on them for their Ukraine quid pro quo dealings. I always wondered how so many went into government with modest incomes and came out fantabously wealthy.

Maybe Trump could get 400 electoral votes.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/16/2019 9:29 Comments || Top||

#3  I believe that a lot of republicans not running for election were caused to quit by information collected by spying on their communications. I believe that some democrats could also be chased out this year for the same thing. It all depends on who has FISA and spying control.
Posted by: Zebulon2133 || 10/16/2019 11:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Yeah, not who's in office, but who's in control.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/16/2019 18:30 Comments || Top||

#5  Shitshow Pt.133
Posted by: Lex || 10/16/2019 18:45 Comments || Top||

#7  Haha, nice one, Victor E!
Shitshow does an encore.
Posted by: Lex || 10/16/2019 21:21 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
James Comey is swimming in cash between six-figure speaking fees, writing contracts, and his book deal
[Business Insider] Losing a job and having your career go up in flames can be scarring. But the smoldering embers sometimes give forth to fertile new soil from which to start anew.

Few have had a more public and dramatic firing than former-FBI director James Comey, who President Donald Trump infamously and suddenly ousted in 2017 amid inquiries into Russian meddling and suspicions that he did not have Comey's loyalty.

That fateful decision sent Comey's law-enforcement career up in smoke ‐ and precipitated the special-counsel investigation by Robert Mueller ‐ but also laid the groundwork to launch a lucrative second-act in media, including six-figure speaking fees, prestigious writing contracts, a TV series, and a multimillion dollar book deal.

In a profile of his post-FBI life by Matt Flegenheimer in The New York Times, Comey asserts his primary preoccupation now, as a self-described "unemployed celebrity," is stopping Trump.

This vocation, while lacking the official powers of his former post in the FBI, appears well-suited for raking in piles of cash.

Comey may have lost a roughly $170,000 annual salary as FBI director, but now he earns as much in a single speaking engagement.

He's been traveling the country giving six-figure paid speeches on leadership, as well as gratis appearances at universities, according to the NYT.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/16/2019 06:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lawyer fees tend to eat up a lot. Go ask Flynn.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/16/2019 8:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Got your free copy of Comey's book courtesy of the DNC yet?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/16/2019 10:22 Comments || Top||

#3  Shitshow, Part 131.

Again, the show part of Shitshow is primarily about the money.

Not politics, not ideology. Ultimately these people it's an exhibition-- a game.
Posted by: Lex || 10/16/2019 12:03 Comments || Top||

#4  Rent-seeking gains purchases a lot of corruption.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/16/2019 12:49 Comments || Top||

Beto Promises ‘Other Consequences' for Those Who Don't Turn In Guns
[Free Beacon] Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke promised "other consequences" for Americans who choose not to turn in their firearms under his gun confiscation plan.

O'Rourke was pressed by CNN debate moderator Anderson Cooper on how he planned to "take away weapons from people who do not want to give them up." He hinted at "other consequences" for individuals unwilling to voluntarily turn their weapons in

"If someone does not turn in an AR-15, or an AK-47, one of these weapons of war, or brings it out in public and brandishes it in an attempt to intimidate‐as we saw in Kent State recently‐then that weapon will be taken from them," Beto said. "If they persist, there will be other consequences from law enforcement."

O'Rourke did not elaborate on what those consequences would be.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/16/2019 01:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He's right, there will be consequences.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 10/16/2019 7:56 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh there will be. And a lot of your people will die with those consequences, bub. So let's not poke the tiger, shall we?
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/16/2019 8:37 Comments || Top||

#3  This guy Beto is not too bright. He missed the meaning of the 2nd Amendment about tyrannical and corrupted governments. IMO, the oversteps, abuses of power, tyranny, and corruption have come from the left.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/16/2019 8:53 Comments || Top||

#4  I begin to wonder if that 'ere Tree of Liberty isn't looking a might peak-ed.
Posted by: Cesare || 10/16/2019 9:40 Comments || Top||

#5  Threats of government violence at Kent State.


Give this guy a pen and a phone.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/16/2019 11:50 Comments || Top||

#6  [raises eyebrow].. ayuh?
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/16/2019 12:25 Comments || Top||

#7  Were the debate participants drug-tested?

This guy is tripping on something.
Posted by: Lex || 10/16/2019 12:31 Comments || Top||

#8  his dick
Posted by: Frank G || 10/16/2019 13:01 Comments || Top||

#9  After all this is over and this dips*it is just another twit on the street I sure hope people in Texas remember these sentiments...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 10/16/2019 13:42 Comments || Top||

#10  After all this is over and this dips*it is just another twit on the street

With his wife's money, not bloody likely.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 13:44 Comments || Top||

Hunter Biden hits back at Trump taunt in exclusive ABC News interview
[GOODMORNINGAMERICA] As President Donald Trump
...dictatorial for repealing some (but not all) of the diktats of his predecessor, misogynistic because he likes pretty girls, homophobic because he doesn't think gender bending should be mandatory, truly a man for all seasons......
continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice president's son defended the ethical implications of his private ventures in an interview with ABC News, but conceded taking a misstep in failing to foresee the political implications on his father's career.

"In retrospect, look, I think that it was poor judgment on my part. Is that I think that it was poor judgment because I don't believe now, when I look back on it -- I know that there was -- did nothing wrong at all," Hunter Biden told ABC News in an exclusive interview. "However,
there's no worse danger than telling a mother her baby is ugly...
was it poor judgment to be in the middle of something that is...a swamp in ‐ in ‐ in many ways? Yeah."

"I gave a hook to some very unethical people to act in illegal ways to try to do some harm to my father. That's where I made the mistake," said Biden. "So I take full responsibility for that. Did I do anything improper? No, not in any way. Not in any way whatsoever."

Posted by: Fred || 10/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Did I do anything improper? No, not in any way. Not in any way whatsoever."

So that should be the end of it, Hunter? Would that apply to other people, as well? You know who I'm thinking about, don't you?

Besides, you're small potatoes. It's your Father's self-proclaimed extortion we're interested in. (or, "in which we are interested", TW?)
Posted by: Bobby || 10/16/2019 16:58 Comments || Top||

#2  Channeling his inner Al Gore: "My counsel Daddy Biden tells me there is no controlling legal authority that says that is any violation of any law" ...?
Posted by: magpie || 10/16/2019 17:36 Comments || Top||

#3  (or, "in which we are interested", TW?)

Both work, depending on whether one wants the tone to be formal or colloquial. As well you know, Bobby dear.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/16/2019 23:46 Comments || Top||

New Moody Analytics Show Trump Might SWEEP With Nearly 400 Electoral Votes In 2020
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Don't get cocky kid.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 2:09 Comments || Top||

#2  What the heck, I can dream. Imagine the sounds of all the anti-Trump groups, " But,But,But." a broken out board motor of despair, and der lamentations of der women.
Posted by: Clyde Dribble8052 || 10/16/2019 4:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Try selling that to the media, Moody.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/16/2019 8:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Has the voter fraud and illegal voting been shut down?

Ronald Reagan received 525 electoral votes, winning 49 states and making him the president who received the most electoral votes ever.

Is it possible today?

I dunno. From Moody Analytics to God's ears.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/16/2019 9:11 Comments || Top||

#5  Should anything close to this happen, you will see:

Calls to impeach Trump for cheating

Calls for the GOP to be dissolved as a threat to "democracy" in the US

Media thumbsuckers about how "democracy" is broken, the USA is "ungovernable," the democrats need to move (further!) left, etc.

A huge surge in Hollyweird types claiming they are moving to Canada, OZ, Eurineland, and then not following thru.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/16/2019 10:07 Comments || Top||

#6  i.e no different from last time?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/16/2019 10:13 Comments || Top||

#7  I just hope all the Holly-weirds and lefty loons read this this month so they can lie awake nights for the next 13 months.

And the Dem candidates. And the talking heads of their minions. Sleep well, suckers!
Posted by: Bobby || 10/16/2019 11:08 Comments || Top||

#8  They don't read real news. hence why they always have some far out shit too say.
Posted by: chris || 10/16/2019 11:58 Comments || Top||

#9  You have to remember that the polls are BS.

No one in his right mind today would admit to any stranger that he supports Trump-- especially not an anonymous caller whose job is to record your preference in a data base whose contents will, in all likelihood, be syndicated to data exchanges comprising hundreds of entities which will build a profile of you that now contains the behavioral label-- take your pick-- DEPLORABLE, WH-SUPREMACIST, TRUMPIAN, etc.

The only people responding to pollsters' calls these days are the in minority of rabid, open partisans whose preferences were already known. The swing voters -- ie the ones on whom the election will turn -- are overwhelmingly unlikely to be represented in anything like their true numbers in these polls.

The polls are BS.
Posted by: Lex || 10/16/2019 13:04 Comments || Top||

#10  It's not an actual poll but an analysis of different types of data.

Hopefully more accurate than a poll because I agree with Lex on the trustworthiness of most polls.

Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/16/2019 14:08 Comments || Top||

#11  Might be an attempt to get conservatives to stay home, since he's an apparent shoe in...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/16/2019 14:11 Comments || Top||

#12  ...attempt to get conservatives to stay home...

Not bloody likely with Trump running. See Louisiana for the latest example.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/16/2019 14:17 Comments || Top||

#13  No one in his right mind today would admit to any stranger that he supports Trump

In India, public opinion about world events and people is largely dominated by hollywood and journalists, who invariably lean leftward. Even some govt servants will often just feel the pulse by what the PM or senior foreign officials think and extrapolate their worldview from that.

People ask me about Trump, I tell them he's an uncouth braggart who trounces public opinion, gives zero fucks for other countries, and is committed to cleaning up America by removing lazy louts and dark-skinned professional rebels.

When they ask me, 'So we must root for Warren or Kamala ? Or maybe Tulsi ? ' ; I tell them 'Absolutely not, you duffers. Trump. Trump all the way.'
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/16/2019 14:30 Comments || Top||

#14  Might get a lot of lefties to stay home figuring the election is lost already.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/16/2019 14:47 Comments || Top||

#15  Not with media whipping them into froth.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 14:50 Comments || Top||

#16  Let's not go kissing each others' mouths just yet.

My point of order would be, is Colorado part of that bloc of states whose delegates go to the popular vote winner? If so, it should be the same color as that bloc.

If that bloc does make the difference, and we start hearing about 105% turnouts and straight D choices, what is the legal challenge? And you know certain peoples will lose their shit so bad as to make the Gore-a-thon look like tea and bridge.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/16/2019 16:51 Comments || Top||

125 House members want to censure Adam Schiff
[WND] At least 125 Republicans have co-sponsored a resolution to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff for his "parody" of the phone call between President Trump and the Ukrainian president that triggered the Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

In a hearing last month, Schiff characterized "the essence" of Trump's message to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as: "We've been very good to your country. Very good. No other country has done as much as we have. But you know what, I don't see much reciprocity here.

"I hear what you want. I have a favor I want from you, though and I'm gonna say this only seven times, so you better listen good," Schiff continued. "I want you to make up dirt on my political opponent, understand? Lots of it ... on this and on that."

After criticism from colleagues, Schiff later claimed his version of the call was a "parody."

Fox News reports 125 lawmakers support a censure resolution proposed by U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus.

Several key leaders are cosponsors, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

"Schiff simply does not have the gravitas that a weighty procedure such as impeachment requires," Biggs wrote in an opinion piece published by FoxNews.com. "He has repeatedly shown incredibly poor judgment. He has persistently and consistently demonstrated that he has such a tremendous bias and animus against Trump that he will say anything and accept any proffer of even bogus evidence to try to remove the president from office."

Schiff claimed his version of the transcript was "the message that the Ukraine president was receiving."

McCarthy charged Schiff, who claimed for two years to have evidence of Trump-Russia collusion, "has been lying to the American people for years."

"Now he is so desperate to damage the president that he literally made up a false version of a phone call," McCarthy said. "Enough is enough."

President Trump, who calls the congressman "Shifty Schiff," urged him to resign, saying he "lied to Congress and attempted to defraud the American public."

Democrats accuse Trump of using the power of his office to persuade a foreign nation to influence the 2020 presidential election. According to a transcript of the July phone call, Trump asked Zelensky to "look into" Hunter Biden's profiting from the Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma while his father was Obama's point man for Ukraine policy.

The White House argues the subsequently released transcript shows there was no quid pro quo and points out the president has the authority to discuss with a foreign leader a case of alleged corruption that could impact national security.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6481 views] Top|| File under:

#1  All of the House members ought to want to censure him for lying, keeping the country in a turmoil, obstructing justice and trying to kneecap POTUS by any means. Censured? How about trying Schiff for sedition or treason?

Vote out all those who don't think this ought to happen.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/16/2019 9:18 Comments || Top||

#2  The paraody? Is that all? How about concocting a whistleblower complaint out of thin air?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/16/2019 14:36 Comments || Top||

#3  The problem is that Schiff is the House Intelligence Committee Chairman while acting like a clown.
Posted by: magpie || 10/16/2019 15:10 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Project Veritas Part 2 - CNN Leadership Picks Winners and Losers on Eve of Debate.
I’m glad somebody’s out here doing real journalism with real evidence. Please share this as widely as possible.

Let's not forget CNN President Zucker’s ex-wife is good friends with Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's pimp.
The "daycare" Joe Biden comments were hilarious. And true.

Posted by: Herb McCoy || 10/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6488 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So does Democratic party owns the mass media, or is it the other way around?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 1:19 Comments || Top||

#2  You can tell the difference?
Posted by: magpie || 10/16/2019 2:23 Comments || Top||

#3  Sure - media personalities are better looking.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/16/2019 2:26 Comments || Top||

#4  The MSM and the Dem Party are a part of the DS or the Swamp. Any means are used by them to achieve their ends. Their means and ends are antithetical to America.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/16/2019 9:01 Comments || Top||

#5  The Dems and the media have been mild-melded, withut Vulcan interference.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/16/2019 11:05 Comments || Top||

#6  Coincidence that Nurse Ratchet got the most time?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 10/16/2019 13:25 Comments || Top||

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