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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Alabama Businessman Running for President Arrested on Felony Charges
[NewsBreakingLive] A businessman from Fairhope, Alabama, who had publicly announced he was running for president in July, has been arrested on two felony charges, WKRG-TV reports.

Jacob Daniel Dyas was reportedly arrested after he turned himself in in connection to an incident that took place in November. Dyas has been charged with willful abuse of child and domestic violence strangulation.

Dyas announced that he was running for president on July 4th from Mount Rushmore. He is the owner of Dyas Construction Management LLC in Fairhope.

Dyas was also arrested on domestic violence-charges in 2010. In the past, he has also run for Congress and the Baldwin County Commission
Posted by: KBK || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gee, I wonder what his party affiliation is?
Posted by: Raj || 12/06/2019 10:35 Comments || Top||

Pa. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, charged with stealing more than $500,000 from her own charity, will resign
[INQUIRER] State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, a West Philadelphia Democrat, said Wednesday that she would resign after prosecutors charged her with stealing more than $500,000 from her own nonprofit and spending it on family vacations, designer clothing, furs, personal bills — and her bid for the legislature.

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Johnson-Harrell engaged in “brazen corruption” and systematically tried to cover up her crimes by falsifying records and financial statements.

Related: First Muslim PA state rep, who was offended by Christian prayer, is charged with stealing from children's charity
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good riddance. She (Democratic Pennsylvania State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, the first female Muslim representative in the state’s legislature) forgot the first rule of government graft: launder the money through a relative's "business" or "charity".
Posted by: Snusotle the Lesser4227 || 12/06/2019 1:42 Comments || Top||

#2  If Kammalla had a sister
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 5:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Another member of the Adam Clayton Powell fan club.
Posted by: Mercutio || 12/06/2019 7:36 Comments || Top||

#4  The Peoples Democrapic Republic of PeeAye...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 7:49 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm surprised they disclosed her party affiliation so early in the column; that guy's gonna get shitcanned for sure.
Posted by: Raj || 12/06/2019 10:37 Comments || Top||

#6  I'm surprised they disclosed her party affiliation

But it took a reporter from The Blaze to reveal that she is the first Muslim elected to the Pennsylvania legislature. I wouldn’t even have wondered, except for the curiously hijab-like head wrap in the photo.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 11:09 Comments || Top||

#7  Somali?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 11:18 Comments || Top||

#8  I thought Movita was an over the counter treatment for constipation?
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 11:35 Comments || Top||

#9  curiously hijab-like head wrap in the photo.

Pwerhaps its her interpretation of what a circumcision is supposed to look like...
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 12/06/2019 14:58 Comments || Top||

#10  I see a situation where an abaya makes great sense.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 18:19 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Conservative Dan Bongino launches alternative to the Drudge Report
[THEHILL] Fox News contributor and podcaster Dan Bongino launched a news aggregation website on Wednesday designed to rival the Drudge Report.

The Bongino Report comes as some Trump supporters have grown increasingly agitated with the direction of the Drudge Report, which has taken a noticeable turn against President Trump in recent months after being staunchly in the former real estate mogul's corner leading up to and after the 2016 presidential election.

Bongino began teasing his project last month. He previously revealed on social media that the new media platform will feature "exclusively conservative and libertarian content." In promoting his new platform, Bongino accused Drudge of abandoning the conservative movement and added that he "never will."

"Drudge has abandoned you. I NEVER will. Check out, and bookmark, the Bongino Report today," he wrote to his 1.3 million followers.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Drudge continued to look like MSNBC until late this evening when his content seemed to return to being a lot more conservative.

However, I like BonginoReport.com's more colorful and categorical format.
Posted by: Goober Tingle7365 || 12/06/2019 2:11 Comments || Top||

#2  ...try Whatfinger as well.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/06/2019 6:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Whatfinger sucks, it’s mostly links to videos from what I can tell.
Posted by: Fat Bob Javish1936 || 12/06/2019 6:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Rantingly.com
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 7:04 Comments || Top||

#5  Well Drudge still has an annoying format and links to National Enquirer type stories to keep it going.
Posted by: Mercutio || 12/06/2019 7:45 Comments || Top||

#6  #2 ...try Whatfinger as well. Ditto. An especially useful aspect is the front page of a dozen newspapers.
Posted by: b || 12/06/2019 9:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Wait... People go to other places besides Rantburg?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 12/06/2019 10:09 Comments || Top||

#8  I've told a couple of my friends that I can stay updated on all that concerns me with only 3 sites: Rantburg, Instapundit, and Ace of Spades.

In truth I still check ESPN for the boxscores of the NFL, NBA, and MLB games, but I'm not fond of giving ESPN any publicity.
Posted by: Crusader || 12/06/2019 11:30 Comments || Top||

#9  sometimes realclearpolitics.com has good opinion pieces & features/analyses.

No real straight reportage though. And much of its polling data is just noise.
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 12:43 Comments || Top||

#10  "You have commented 0 times on Rantburg." Third time I've seen this in a week. You guys don't like my sense of humor? I make myself laugh. Is it the bumper stickers? Anyway.

For me it's Insty, Lucianne, AoSHQ, and Rantburg. That's it. Since maybe around 9/11 or so, but can't really remember dates.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 12/06/2019 15:59 Comments || Top||

#11  You have commented 0 times on Rantburg.

Are you clearing your cookies or anonymizing your IP, Whiskey Mike? Otherwise, it’s possible you found a bug in Fred’s latest update. Because I remember you from the early years — I always look to see what you have to say.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 16:57 Comments || Top||

#12  I got the Munchkins this time. :)

Rantburg is whitelisted here. I do not anonymize. (I tried Nord VPN but they got hacked, and were slooooow anyway. So, no.)

Early years, yes. Plus you and I exchanged emails recently. Caught in a web it appears.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 12/06/2019 17:39 Comments || Top||

#13  Wait... People go to other places besides Rantburg?

I go to Peoples Cube and Babylon Bee to get tomorrow's news today.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 17:47 Comments || Top||

#14  Rantburg is a great site. Just avoid the juvenile comments.
Posted by: b || 12/06/2019 19:36 Comments || Top||

#15  Plus you and I exchanged emails recently.

Yes, indeed. I know who you are and will vouch for you, dear Whiskey Mike, even if Fred’s latest upgrade is being a little silly.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 23:28 Comments || Top||

#16  Just avoid the juvenile comments.

Every site has ‘em, b, and ours aren’t as bad as many.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 23:30 Comments || Top||

#17  Juvenile comments? I resemble that remark!
Posted by: SteveS || 12/06/2019 23:54 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Adam Schiff's Report Cites No ‘Bribery' or ‘High Crimes'; Only Tweets
[Breitbart] The House Intelligence Committee report released by chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Tuesday cites no constitutionally permissible grounds for impeachment against President Donald Trump ‐ other than tweets.

Article II, Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution provides that impeachment shall be for "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." Notably, the Framers of the Constitution ruled out "maladministration" as a reason.

In Schiff’s 300-page report, Democrats failed to cite any specific grounds for impeaching the president.

Notably, though Schiff and others attempted to argue that the president had possibly committed "bribery" by allegedly asking the president of Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden in exchange for U.S. aid, there is no discussion of bribery whatsoever in the report ‐ other than references to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s claims that Biden might be guilty of bribery because his son was on the payroll of Ukrainian gas giant Burisma.

The only references to any "crimes" allegedly committed by the president is a discussion of "witness intimidation."

Schiff and his Democrat majority attempt to argue that President Trump committed that crime by tweeting criticism of several witnesses against him, including calling them "Never Trumpers" and drawing attention to their testimony.

The report also cites Trump’s tweets criticizing former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during her testimony, which clearly did not obstruct her testimony and which she would not have known about had Schiff not read them ‐ partially ‐ to her in the middle of the hearing. (Among Trump’s criticisms was that "the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him," which Yovanovitch could not explain.)

Posted by: Besoeker || 12/06/2019 03:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Deep state are desperate to cover up their ukraine scams!

It's as obvious as Epstein was and similarly ignored by the MSM.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 6:17 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 Deep state are desperate to cover up their ukraine scams! It's as obvious as Epstein was and similarly ignored by the MSM.

A key feature of The Shitshow is the Redirect: taking an obvious flaw or failure of one's own party, group, office or institution and attempting to assign this failure to one's opponents.

So top Democrats' family members' widespread pilfering of corrupt Ukrainian and Chinese companies while Biden and John Kerry were VP and Sec-State magically redirects the public to ... phantom corruption on the part of OrangeMan.

So the exploitation of foreign intelligence officers and foreign prosecutors, and manipulation or outright fabrication of "dirt" by paid campaign operatives working on behalf of the Clinton campaign in Russia, Ukraine, Malta, London, and Rome in order to influence a presidential election, magically redirects to .... ridiculous "collusion" charges and now, no clear accusation at all against OrangeMan.

We see you, folks.

We know you're lying and making sh!t up.

We recognize a Shitshow when it's staged before us.
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 7:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Somehow they missed the truly impeachable offense - having two schools of one cream!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 12/06/2019 8:48 Comments || Top||

#4  ... Scoops of ice cream. (dam autocorret)
Posted by: CrazyFool || 12/06/2019 8:49 Comments || Top||

#5  The demoncrats will be very stupid to actually vote to impeach. Schiff WILL be brought in front of the Senate to testify. So will all his cronies, the documents they are hiding, the Bidens, the Clintons, etc. The whole house of cards could come crumbling down.

And I have never accused the demoncrats of being smart.
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/06/2019 9:10 Comments || Top||

#6  Yeah, this excursion is kind of a Tar Baby for them.

Can I still say that?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 12/06/2019 11:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Looks like we need to amend the Constitution to read "High Tweets and Nasty Manners"
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 12:42 Comments || Top||

#8  #6 - yes, you can
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 12:43 Comments || Top||

#9  Biden is the one with the "High Tweets Son".
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 14:46 Comments || Top||

Trump's Approval Jumps to 52% Same Day Pelosi Announces Impeachment Will Proceed
h/t Instapundit
[CNSNews] On Thursday ‐ the same day House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Democrats will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump ‐ the president’s approval jumped to 52%, its highest level in more than two months.

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 52% of likely U.S. voters approve of President Trump’s job performance, while 47% disapprove. This represents a three percentage point improvement from the previous day, when 49% approved and 50% disapproved.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 01:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wyle E. Pelosi
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 12:45 Comments || Top||

Ilhan Omar: Trump Deserves to Be Jailed Like Mobster Al Capone
[MENREC] Rep. Ilhan Omar
...Somali-American Dem representative from Minnesota. She is apparently married to her brother and may be her own grandmaw on her mother's side...
compared President Trump to notorious mob boss Al Capone, suggesting he, like the noted gangster, should “get to serve time.”

Capone, once dubbed by the American media as “Public Enemy No. 1,” is known for a variety of high-level and violent crimes, including the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, in which seven gang rivals were murdered in broad daylight.

Omar sees a striking similarity between Trump and Capone.

“I’ve used examples where you’ve had mob bosses who have committed atrocity after atrocity, have violated our criminal codes of conduct, and we got them on one narrow case,” she told MSNBC’s Ari Melber, “but they get to serve time.”

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#1  For winning an election.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 12/06/2019 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  and tweeting
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 6:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Spoken by a women who got into USA via fraud, fraudulently married her own brother, suspected of election funding irregularities, and has ties to Muslim Brotherhood.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 6:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Best not raise the issue of just desserts, Cookie.
Posted by: Mercutio || 12/06/2019 7:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Don't tempt fate, you seditious and fraudulent bitch.
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/06/2019 8:36 Comments || Top||

#6  Given her 'liberal' use of campaign monies, she should be the last to invite the IRS to do a Capone.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/06/2019 9:26 Comments || Top||

#7  Redirect alert.

How's that investigation of her campaign finances coming?
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 9:35 Comments || Top||

#8  How goes the divorce, not to mention the local Somali-American community living in fear of catching her unbenign attention?
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 10:22 Comments || Top||

#9  Doesn't she mean something like Mohamad Siad Barre?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 19:26 Comments || Top||

Chris Wallace Criticizes Dems for Refusing to Call on Republican Impeachment Witness
[NATIONALREVIEW] Fox News commentator Chris Wallace criticized Democrats on Wednesday for refusing to question the lone witness brought by Republicans during the day’s impeachment hearings.

Republicans called on Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, to be their witness opposite three professors summoned by Democrats. Turley has previously testified in the 1998 impeachment hearings against Bill Clinton
...former Democratic president of the U.S. Bill was the second U.S. president to be impeached, the first to deny that oral sex was sex, the first to have difficulty with the definition of the word is...
, giving background on the impeachment process.

During the 45 minute hearing on Wednesday morning, "only once did [the Democratic counsel] ask Jonathan Turley any questions," Wallace told Fox News.

"Why is he talking to the three and not [Turley]? Because the Democrats, who have the majority, called three Democratic, pro-Trump-impeachment law professors and they wanted to focus on them, and they didn’t want to hear anything from Jonathan Turley," Wallace went on. "This was not a search for justice or wisdom; this was a search for trying to make a case."

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#1  Chris Wallace Criticizes Dems

This really is a cold day in hell !
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/06/2019 8:17 Comments || Top||

#2  "Do I have to do everything for you guys?"
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 8:22 Comments || Top||

#3  Sometimes folks like Wallace need to shore up their bonifieds as a Conservative before returning to Trump bashing. This was as good an opportunity as any.
Posted by: ruprecht || 12/06/2019 8:39 Comments || Top||

#4  I haven't wasted time on FauxNews in a couple years, but from what I read, they need to get Napolitano to breathe into a paper bag for a while too.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 9:10 Comments || Top||

Rep. Al Green slams committee over impeachment experts: 'not one person of color'
[FOXNEWS] A Texas congressman slammed his fellow Democrats Wednesday after "not one person of color" was called as an expert to testify during the first day of impeachment hearings conducted by the House Judiciary Committee.

Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, rebuked his colleagues in a speech on the House floor before the committee hearing began. Three legal scholars later testified at the request of Democrats in the first Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry hearing. Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University Law School, was the sole witness called by the GOP.

"I rise because I love my country, but I also rise today with heartfelt regrets. It hurts my heart, Mr. Speaker, to see the Judiciary Committee hearing experts on the topic of impeachment — one of the seminal issues of this Congress — hearing experts... and not one person of color among the experts," Green told the House floor.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No persons of color, no LGBT persons, nobody to testify about Trump's connection to AGW.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 1:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Poss because they don't want their own behavior inspected.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 5:05 Comments || Top||

#3  HT AOS
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

Convicted Pedophile Used In Mueller Investigation Indicted For Funneling Millions In Illegal Contributions to Hillary
[DAILYWIRE] George Nader, a convicted pedophile that special counsel Robert Mueller used in his Russia investigation, was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly concealing millions of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to then-Democratic presidential candidate Crooked Hillary Clinton
...former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
"The Justice Department refers only to an unidentified 2016 presidential candidate, but campaign finance records make clear that the candidate was Clinton," Politico reported.

In a statement, the U.S. Department of Justice wrote:

According to the indictment, from March 2016 through January 2017, Khawaja conspired with Nader to conceal the source of more than $3.5 million in campaign contributions, directed to political committees associated with a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 election. By design, these contributions appeared to be in the names of Khawaja, his wife, and his company. In reality, they allegedly were funded by Nader. Khawaja and Nader allegedly made these contributions in an effort to gain influence with high-level political figures, including the candidate. As Khawaja and Nader arranged these payments, Nader allegedly reported to an official from a foreign government about his efforts to gain influence.

"The indictment noted that political committees that received funding unwittingly submitted false disclosure reports and were presumably victims of the plot," The Washington Post reported. "Still, Clinton apparently attended numerous events, including small gatherings, with Nader, who on July 19, 2016, messaged the foreign official a photograph of him with Candidate 1’s spouse ‐ an apparent reference to Bill Clinton
...former Democratic president of the U.S. Bill was the second U.S. president to be impeached, the first to deny that oral sex was sex, the first to have difficulty with the definition of the word is...
‐ at Khawaja’s home.”
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under:

#1  When's he going to hang himself?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 1:25 Comments || Top||

#2  he doesnt know yet, it hasnt been arranged wuth anyone guarding him.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 5:31 Comments || Top||

Posted by: jpal || 12/06/2019 9:07 Comments || Top||

Nunes Not Aware of Any Previous Time HPSCI Subpoenaed Phone Records
[AMGREATNESS] Rep Devin Nunes (R-CA) explained on Fox News Wednesday night how House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff
...Showboating U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Schiff has served in Congress since 2001. He currently serves as the chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In a manner reminiscent of Joe McCarthy, on March 22, 2017, in a interview with Chuck Todd on MSNBC Schiff claimed there was “more than circumstantial evidence now” that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia." Todd followed up by asking if he had seen direct evidence of collusion and Schiff responded that there was "evidence that is not circumstantial and is very much worthy of investigation...
(D-CA) obtained the phone records of President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani. Nunes told host Tucker Carlson that as far as he knew, the action the Democrats took to spy on the president’s allies was unprecedented and that he was considering "legal remedies" to protect his civil rights. Democrats obtained the phone records as part of their impeachment inquiry and according to critics, in possible violation of basic civil liberties.

"When Democrats gained control, they had subpoena power," Nunes, the ranking Republican on the Intel Committee, said. He explained that Schiff had informed the minority that he had subpoenaed some telephone numbers, but did not disclose who the numbers belonged to, and because everything was being done secretly in the congressional SCIF (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility), no one was allowed to talk about it.

When asked who was subpoenaed, Nunes explained that Democrats subpoenaed AT&T, which handed over the records without a fight.

"Why would AT&T give those up?" Carlson asked in horror.

"That’s a good question," Nunes replied. "AT&T should have at least gone to court to try to see if what they were going to do was the right thing."

"Could they do that with my phone records or your phone records?" Carlson wondered.

"It appears like they could," Nunes replied. "If Adam Schiff wants to go out and subpoena ... they’ve now set a precedent." He explained that Schiff could try it again with any other number, "send it to AT&T, and AT&T is going to comply."
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No FISA warrant required.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 5:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Shows the need to pull the plug on these Swamp critters--in the courts and criminal justice system, in the voting booths, in Congress and in the media (sunlight is a good disinfectant).
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/06/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#3  When the shoe is on the other foot, I don't want to hear one single G*d D*mn GOPe congress thumb-sucker saying "We can't just sink to their level..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 17:07 Comments || Top||

#4  ^You'll (IMO) have to buy earplugs.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 17:08 Comments || Top||

#5  IIUC the 2 hops rule permitted this
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 17:12 Comments || Top||

Elderly Iowa voter who Joe Biden slammed as a 'damn liar' during extraordinary exchange over his son Hunter is revealed to be a Marine veteran, 83
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Marine vet and retired farmer, Merle Gorman, 83, confronted Joe Biden, 77, during a campaign stop in Iowa on Thursday

  • Gorman claimed Biden sold access to the Presidency by allowing his son Hunter to serve on the the board of a Ukranian gas company while he was vice president

  • Biden reacted in rage after the accusation, describing Gorman as a 'damned liar'

  • Gorman has since told reporters he was not satisfied with Biden's response

  • 'The exchange speaks for itself... He didn't have the guts to explain the situation, and that's what I wanted' Gorman told The News York Post

The New York Post adds.
Gorman, who said he voted for Barack Obama, said he liked Elizabeth Warren and would also gladly see Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker or Andrew Yang on the ticket.

“I would love any of them except Joe Biden,” he said. “He’s been there all his life …”

“I don’t have any ill feelings toward Joe Biden,” he continued. “But he’s had his day in there and I’m not fond of lifetime politicians.”

Gorman stressed he wasn’t a supporter of President Trump.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  To paraphrase a comment, Biden has been grumpy because he just found out about perdo island.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 17:40 Comments || Top||

#2  "Touch these golden leg hairs and then call me a Liar"
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 18:28 Comments || Top||

Kiss of Death: John Kerry endorses Joe Biden for president
[WASHINGTONEXAMINER] Former Secretary of State John F. Kerry endorsed former Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...The former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body...
's presidential candidacy on Thursday.

"I believe Joe Biden is the President our country desperately needs right now, not because I’ve known Joe so long, but because I know Joe so well. I’ve never before seen the world more in need of someone who on day one can begin the incredibly hard work of putting back together the world Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
has smashed apart," Kerry said in a statement, according to the Biden campaign. "There’s never been a time more urgent for leadership at home that can work for the middle class and tackle existential issues like climate change where we are moving dangerously backwards."

Kerry, who served in the Senate for nearly 30 years, also called Biden "uniquely the person running for president who can beat Donald Trump" while also being able to "get to work on day one at home and in the world with no time to waste."

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Partners in paternal graft. See Rosemont-Seneca.
Posted by: Snusotle the Lesser4227 || 12/06/2019 1:37 Comments || Top||

#2  h/t Instapundit
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 7:35 Comments || Top||

#3  his Heinz Stepson is equally corrupt as Hoover Biden
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 8:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Has there ever been a Democrat presidential wannabe who made an honest living? Marrying rich widows doesn't count I'm thinking Jimmy Carter he was an honest down to earth peanut farmer.
Posted by: jpal || 12/06/2019 9:32 Comments || Top||

#5  Harry Truman? Though technically he didn't run for president initially but did run for the full term - judge's ruling?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 18:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Bill Bradley shot hoops.
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 18:43 Comments || Top||

Another prize winner...
[Philly Inquirer] HARRISBURG ‐ State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, a West Philadelphia Democrat, said Wednesday that she would resign after prosecutors charged her with stealing more than $500,000 from her own nonprofit and spending it on family vacations, designer clothing, furs, personal bills ‐ and her bid for the legislature.

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Johnson-Harrell engaged in "brazen corruption" and systematically tried to cover up her crimes by falsifying records and financial statements.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hows that different to what went on at the clinton global slushfund?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 0:33 Comments || Top||

#2  fewer zeroes
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 0:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Clinton Foundation franchises are popping up everywhere. Nip it, Nip it, Nip it !
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/06/2019 6:40 Comments || Top||

#4  I used to think we're being ruled by morons but now I know we're being ruled by grifters. May be too late to nip it in the bud.
Posted by: jpal || 12/06/2019 9:43 Comments || Top||

#5  I wanna Foundation
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 9:44 Comments || Top||

#6  ^The first, or the second?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 10:17 Comments || Top||

#7  Her Wikipedia page. Such a pity — she worked so hard to leave the Welfare plantation, only to overshoot her goal.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 10:33 Comments || Top||

#8  grom

that's the first Asimov reference I've seen in many years
Posted by: lord garth || 12/06/2019 11:05 Comments || Top||

#9  Lex not grom
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 12/06/2019 11:14 Comments || Top||

#10  No I be like a Foundation where de peeps gimme dey money and I be like I'm on' spend it on good causes 'n' shit like you know a Maserati and spa treatments ...
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 11:33 Comments || Top||

#11  Its amazing who people will elect while simultaneously demanding to be taken seriously.
Posted by: Crusader || 12/06/2019 11:38 Comments || Top||

#12  Crooked morons, jpal. Embrace the power of and.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 12/06/2019 12:24 Comments || Top||

#13  She was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 190th district on March 12, 2019 during a special election held after Vanessa Lowery Brown resigned due to her conviction on corruption and bribery charges.
Posted by: Classer || 12/06/2019 17:27 Comments || Top||

#14  Fast work.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 17:30 Comments || Top||

#15  Prison time should be good for her weight loss program
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 18:26 Comments || Top||

#16  Perhaps her campaign can buy her a Peloton? No? Well...
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 18:27 Comments || Top||

#17  I think it would be better off in street clothes, not designer clothes and furs. Some baggy stuff maybe, but please no Calvin Klein!

As an aside, is that person male or female? Movita does not ring any gender bells for me. Looks like an NFL player.
Posted by: Beau || 12/06/2019 22:12 Comments || Top||

Black Lives Matter protesters storm Pete Buttigieg event in South Bend with one [white] demonstrator grabbing mic from [black] councilwoman
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Check out the video at the link, dear Reader.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Bird... bird... bird is the word..
M m-m-mm-Mau, m-m-m-Mau
Mau-Mau, m-m-Mau-Mau
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  ... except these Mau-Maus are actually white.
WTF is wrong with these people?
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 0:53 Comments || Top||

#3  except these Mau-Maus are actually white

Garbage has no color.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 1:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Man needs an extended vacation, like Johannesburg, SA.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/06/2019 6:05 Comments || Top||

#5  P2k, do you mean Pete? Cause he's got a husband already.
Posted by: AlanC || 12/06/2019 7:41 Comments || Top||

#6  Mic grabber came off as boocoo effeminate, ya ask me.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 7:55 Comments || Top||

#7  They do need to invent a microphone that can be shut off and send juice through the handle at the push of a button.
Posted by: ruprecht || 12/06/2019 8:38 Comments || Top||

#8  Which season and episode of the Sh!tshow is this?
Posted by: gorb || 12/06/2019 10:33 Comments || Top||

Exploiting Transgenders Part 4: Manufacturing a Reality $$
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 11:15 Comments || Top||

#10  Is the dude a paid agent of the Biden campaign?
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 11:38 Comments || Top||

Israel Equals Jewish ‘Supremacy’: Linda Sarsour Again Stoops To Antisemitism
[THEFEDERALIST] Former Women’s March leader and current Bernie Sanders
...The only first openly Socialist member of the U.S. Senate. Sanders was Representative-for-Life from Vermont until moving to the Senate for the rest of his life in 2006, assuming the seat vacated by Jim Jeffords. He ran for the 2016 nomination for president, to be cheated out of it by Hillary Clinton, then went back to being a socialist, waiting for 2020 to roll around...
campaign surrogate Linda Sarsour attempted to explain controversial comments she made at the 12th Annual Conference for Paleostine, which took place in reliably Democrat Chicago, aka The Windy City or Mobtown
...home of Al Capone, the Chicago Black Sox, a succession of Daleys, Barak Obama, and Rahm Emmanuel...
this past weekend. True to her noxious brand, the Paleostinian-American activist compared Jewish self-determination to white supremacy in a full-throated speech that only a hateful artist of her caliber could manage.

"Ask them this: How can you be against white supremacy in the United States of America and the idea of living in a supremacist state based on race and class but then you support a state like Israel that is built on supremacy; that is built on the idea that Jews are supreme to everybody else?" Sarsour asked. She elaborated, "How do you then not support the caging of children at the U.S.-Mexican border, but then you support the detainment and the detention of Paleostinian children in Paleostine. How does that work, sisters and brothers?"

Sarsour later attempted to clarify her comments, alleging that her critique was directed towards the Israeli government for its recent passage of the Nation State Law, not towards the collective Jewish people. As Jewish Telegraph Agency explains, the relatively new legislation declares "that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital, that national self-determination in the State of Israel is ’unique to the Jewish people,’ and that Hebrew is the state’s language ‐ while Arabic, previously an official language, is now designated as having ’a special status in the state.’"

Given Sarsour invoked a common trope used by famous Ku Klux Klanner David Duke, which compares Zionism to white supremacy, Sarsour’s alleged "clarification" does little to quell concerns that she is not simply a raging antisemite. The abject reality of her current explanation is that it fails to comport with her earlier statement.

Furthermore, for someone supposedly well-versed in critiques of Israel, the conflation of Jews with the Israeli government should not occur with such discomfiting ease. Yet she used the word "built," suggesting the very foundation of Israel is centered upon Jewish supremacy. Intentional or not, the anti-Zionist mask slipped, and what lies beneath is rather ugly.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  For Linda, Antisemitism is actually a step up.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 2:44 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Democrats' Star Impeachment Law Professor Was Too Radical For … Obama
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 16:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Someone here with PhotoShop chops give us this harridan and the one from U of Missouri side by side. They are of a type.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 18:15 Comments || Top||

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