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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Madison Avenue shop sues Governor Andrew Cuomo over looting
[PageSix] The Gov’s being thrown a fat lawsuit. The thrower’s lawyer Sal Strazzullo.

The damages? He estimates $100 million. Co-defendants: the NYPD, Commissioner Dermot Shea, NYC, Comrade Bill de Blasio
...cryptocommie mayor of New York and for some reason a Dem candidate for president in 2020. Corrupt and incompetent, his qualifications for office seem to consist of being married to a black woman, with whom he honeymooned in Cuba. He has a preppy-looking son named Dante, whose Divine Comedy involved getting his back hair up when a police car drove past him slowly. New Yorkers voted for him, so they deserve him...
, the state of New York and others. I’m told that an official Notice of Claim has been filed with the Court of Claims. The claimant? Domus Design Center aka DDC, 134 Madison Ave. The issue deals with May 29’s frightening night when looters, rioters and thieves terrorized our city, vandalized our streets, burglarized our shops.

Strazzullo: Cuomo should have worried about hospital reform instead of bail reform. Getting a free pass, some criminals were not able to be detained pending trial and now we have looters. Who’d have imagined we’d have to board up our stores? We’re not in Afghanistan. Places like Saks Fifth, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Rolex being bombed out?

"Where are our tax dollars going? Rocks, bricks thrown? Glass smashed? Merchandise stolen? Thrown out? People hurt? Millions lost? Businesses destroyed? Lives crushed? Not protecting commercial properties is negligence of duty. It’s looters against New York City and state.

"Paying taxes that help pay the salary of the NYPD, we expect protection in return. Where was the city? The state? Officials failing to protect their residents? Government is responsible to protect its citizens and businesses against criminals who want to do bad.

"Not every lawsuit is for money. This type of suit — about the city’s acts and omissions in failing to control or otherwise restrain violent mostly peaceful protesters, which caused destruction to claimant’s retail store — is for a point.

"This will be a class-action lawsuit. Costly. Because the others will come on board."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under:

#1  take their money like the did Flynn.
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  "No duty for them to protect, only a duty for you to pay".
Posted by: charger || 07/09/2020 17:49 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Racist, anti-gay threat signed by "America" that was sent to an Oregon politician was actually written by himself as a Hate Hoax
[PUBLISH.TWITTER] They usually are, aren't they? Can you think of the last one that wasn't? I thought not.
Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [238 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Can't blame a fella for trying to make his Gay Hispanic Progressive Oregon Politician bones.
Posted by: Chunky Ebbanter9368 || 07/09/2020 0:24 Comments || Top||

#2  just another play in the shitheads playbook that nothin will be done about and never heard about except somewhere like Rantburg.
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:02 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm beginning to wonder if the Emmet Till thing was real.

And did America really hold African slaves?

Can any living person claim to be an eyewitness to that fact?

Hmmm...
Posted by: charger || 07/09/2020 14:27 Comments || Top||

#4  no way is he gay. you could blow me over with a feather.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/09/2020 16:15 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: Frank G || 07/09/2020 16:19 Comments || Top||

#6  Hang him for a hate crime. That is what the left wants after all.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/09/2020 17:28 Comments || Top||

#7  Is gay a protected class now? I thought when their last demand the Trans folks got their place in line.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/09/2020 22:20 Comments || Top||

#8  I guess these hoaxsters can't find enough real hate crimes, so they have to invent them.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/09/2020 22:46 Comments || Top||

#9  Muh narrative! Wardrobe Malfunction:
Exposure at Petticoat Junction!
"That story"s got legs!"
Gazette roundtable begs
For more skirts, and for form over function.

Primitive, aren't they? Positively Victorian.
Posted by: Injun Shuque2147 || 07/09/2020 23:58 Comments || Top||


Government
List Of UK Sanctions Targets. Even Cayman Islands will be honoring it.
[Twitter]
List at article title link.


The updated 179-page list can be accessed here in a variety of formats, including broken out by country.
Posted by: 3dc || 07/09/2020 01:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,


Home Front: Politix
Stacey Abrams: U.S. Constitution ‘Began the Practice of Voter Suppression’
[BREITBART] Failed Georgia Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams
...sour grapes lo-o-o-o-o-ser (Loser! Loser! Loser!) of the 2018 Georgia governor's race. Now she wants to be somebody's vice president so she can sour grape about that too...
is now blaming the Constitution for what she claimed was the beginning of "the practice of voter suppression" in the United States as the left-winger continues to push for vote-by-mail options in elections nationwide.

"Voter suppression was baked into the notion of America," Abrams recently told Vanity Fair. "It was embedded not in our Declaration, which was a glorious document, but the Constitution began the practice of voter suppression." She added:

We are reaffirming the experiment now, but we are also seeing some terrible examples of the original flaw in our design, which is that we have delegated to the states the ability to determine not eligibility, but access. Luckily, we have 34 states that already have some version of vote-by-mail with no excuses. We have 16 states that do it to a lesser degree.

Abrams’ assertion comes after she claimed that "voter fraud is not real" and "does not affect the outcome of elections" in the wake of President Donald Trump
...Oh, noze! Not him!...
’s repeated criticism of voting via mail. Abrams stated:

We know that, but we cannot allow them to frame voter fraud and treat it as an equivalence to voter suppression. Voter suppression denies the right to vote to millions. Voter fraud over 20 years, at best, occurred 1,300 times. Millions every year versus thousands over twenty years. There is no comparison.

Delegitimization of elections happens when the numbers are close and one of the ways that those who engage in voter suppression can claim victory, either in reality or putatively, is that they can shave the margins like anyone who tries to steal.

"We’re not going to destroy this country by allowing things like that to happen. We’re not destroying our country," the president has said. "This has more to do with fairness and honesty and, really, our country itself."
Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under:

#1  when is this fatass bitch gonna have a heart a terminal hear attack?
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  I've two theories about African - American politicians.
(1) They are all secret agents for KKK.
(2) The other theory is racist.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/09/2020 3:30 Comments || Top||

#3  Seed spitting snarks are racist, but if she would consider learning to whistle Dixie through '8 & 9' I might think about voting for her.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2020 6:42 Comments || Top||

#4  ah she's going to be the perennial candidate of the South, quickly figuring out, a la Bernie, that's there's way more money to grift being a candidate rather than winning the office.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/09/2020 6:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Obviously didn't suppress enough if she was able to get elected to any office at all.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/09/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#6  M1a....2 stupid to understand such a complex document. SHARP AS A BOWLING BALL tank is!
Posted by: ranture || 07/09/2020 8:02 Comments || Top||

#7  The Constitution began as a contract among states for a national government. It was ratified by the states not the people. The 'Bill of Rights' was tacked on afterwards. At the start the people who had skin in the game (those obligated for militia duty - aka give the last full measure of devotion) had the votes. Ever since then, those with no skin in the game have been suppressing the rights of those who do have skin in the game.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/09/2020 8:53 Comments || Top||

#8  She's a giant in her own mind!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/09/2020 10:14 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ and shadow...
Posted by: Warthog || 07/09/2020 10:29 Comments || Top||

#10  lol
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 12:00 Comments || Top||

#11  Flunked Civics 101, did she? (Assuming they teach that course these days...)
Posted by: magpie || 07/09/2020 14:24 Comments || Top||


CNN’s Lemon: The Way to Fix Mount Rushmore Is Add Obama
[BREITBART] Tuesday on CNN
...formerly the Cable News Network, now who know what it might stand for...
, host Don Lemon said President Barack Obama
How much damage could he do in four years?... Eight, then...
should be added to the Mount Rushmore sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

While discussing a Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, couple charged for painting over a "Black Lives Matter" mural, Lemon said, "You see the right-wing machine kick in, media kick in and see Trump’s poll numbers go south. They kick in with Democratic cities are in chaos right now. Is this what you want from Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'...
? And they are taking your country away sand they are going to take down statues. Crime is rising. It’s so bad. Oh my, defund police. And the people who you saw there for the most part —not specifically, as a whole, fall for it. They fall for it. That’s why they do things like that. They want to paint over signs and think it’s our country. This is the country that we built. Even though a rich diversity of people helped build the country, and many of us, meaning ancestors, for free — did not get paid for it, could not get an education, could not build wealth, are not on statues, Confederate or otherwise, are not on Mount Rushmore. I think, listen ... if they are going to put someone on Mount Rushmore, considering the history of the country, the first black president should be front and center."

Anchor Chris Cuomo said, "Add to Mount Rushmore. I think that’s first of all, it’s a more salable idea than the idea of taking away Founding Fathers."

Lemon said, "So what’s wrong with all of us together thinking or reshaping our country so that more people rethink our country in the way we think and where priorities are so the country it belongs to everyone."

Cuomo said, "Nothing is wrong with it."

Lemon said, "Maybe some of the people up there on Mount Rushmore, who knows? The name shouldn’t be Mount Rushmore if you talk to Native Americans. It is stolen land. It was only Mount Rushmore 40 years before they started to carve presidents’ faces in it. No one got any money for that."
Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under:

#1  There's already one of the Red Diaper Baby on Mount Russia.
Posted by: Chunky Ebbanter9368 || 07/09/2020 0:13 Comments || Top||

#2  the men on mount rushmore actually did something, go fuck yourself Lemon
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 0:54 Comments || Top||

#3  That space is reserved for Trump.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/09/2020 3:31 Comments || Top||

#4  he can be getting the others coffee, just like Bill Clinton noted.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/09/2020 6:37 Comments || Top||

#5  The law or ultimate syzygy: If you put a drop of wine in a barrel of sewage, you get sewage. If you put a drop sewage in a barrel of wine, you get sewage.

The latter scenario is what Lemon is suggesting.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/09/2020 7:22 Comments || Top||

#6  As soon as I heard Tucker mention this on his show last night, I was there saying 'come on, Lemon - nominate RuPaul for Mt. Rushmore!'
Posted by: Raj || 07/09/2020 7:42 Comments || Top||

#7  How bout just put Teddy in blackface?
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 07/09/2020 9:06 Comments || Top||

#8  Obama, Clinton, and Nixon can be added to the backside of the mountain.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/09/2020 10:46 Comments || Top||

#9  How will they do the tails?
Posted by: gorb || 07/09/2020 10:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Start carving, Don. Here’s a banana to practice on.
Posted by: Regular joe || 07/09/2020 11:14 Comments || Top||

#11 
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/09/2020 11:53 Comments || Top||

#12  Sure. Make it life size. Put it in the men's room. Maybe have the mouth open and attached to the plumbing.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/09/2020 11:57 Comments || Top||


Kanye West: Removing God and Prayer from Schools Meant More Drugs, Murders, Suicide
[BREITBART] Removing prayer from schools has led to "more drugs, more murders, more suicide," said rap megastar and fashion mogul Kanye West, who unveiled his unfiltered thoughts on President Trump, God, and politics in an interview with Forbes just days after tweeting about his presidential bid."Reinstate in God’s state, in God’s country, the fear and love of God in all schools and organizations and you chill the fear and love of everything else, so that was a plan by the Devil to have our kids committing suicide at an all-time high by removing God to have murders 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...
at an all-time high because the human beings working for the Devil removed God and prayer from the schools," the "Follow God" rapper said. "That means more drugs, more murders, more suicide."

West, who has teased a presidential run for years, formally announced his bid on Independence Day, writing, "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States ! #2020VISION"



Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [224 views] Top|| File under:

#1  gotta agree wit him on this one
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:02 Comments || Top||


#3  /\ That makes Kanye different from Plugs how ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2020 6:36 Comments || Top||

#4  Kenny can remember it.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/09/2020 6:40 Comments || Top||


#6  sometimes bipolar people can channel episodes into results. just sayin
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/09/2020 6:48 Comments || Top||

#7  Says his White House would run like Wakanda. I kid you not. I'd check his lithium levels.
Posted by: Chunky Ebbanter9368 || 07/09/2020 8:12 Comments || Top||

#8  Don't follow super hero comics or movies. Know what Wakanda is but I don't know anything about its government structure.

So why should we follow it?
Posted by: AlanC || 07/09/2020 9:08 Comments || Top||

#9  It's too late to get on the ballot isn't it?
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 07/09/2020 10:00 Comments || Top||

#10  I still think he'd be better than Newsom if he ran for governor of California.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/09/2020 12:45 Comments || Top||


New York Times columnist: Biden should agree to debate Trump only if two conditions met
They all know he's damaged goods that ain't getting better. "Hide him!"
[Wash Examiner] Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should only agree to debate President Trump if two conditions are met , the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman said.

"I worry about Joe Biden debating Donald Trump," Friedman wrote in his column on Tuesday. "He should do it only under two conditions. Otherwise, he's giving Trump unfair advantages."

"First, Biden should declare that he will take part in a debate only if Trump releases his tax returns for 2016 through 2018," Friedman said. Second, Biden "should insist that a real-time fact-checking team approved by both candidates be hired by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates."

"Debates always have ground rules," Friedman wrote. "Why can't telling the truth and equal transparency on taxes be conditions for this one?"Trump's reelection campaign is reportedly pushing for four debates before the November general election. Biden's campaign has agreed to three debates. They are currently scheduled for September 29, October 15, and October 22.

"Our position is straightforward and clear: Joe Biden will accept the Commission's debates, on the Commission's dates, under the Commission's established format and the Commission's independent choice of moderators," Biden's campaign manager wrote in a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates. "Donald Trump and Mike Pence should do the same. That is what every candidate for President and Vice President have done in modern times, Democrat and Republican alike."

The president, however, has attempted to paint the soon-to-be Democratic nominee as scared of going toe-to-toe with him on the debate stage.

"Now, he's already saying that he can't do debates because of COVID. Do you believe it? 'I can't do the debates because of COVID.' That was ‐ I just heard a little inkling of it two days ago. I said, 'Watch this one,'" Trump said during a Fox News town hall last month.

The University of Michigan, which was slated to host the October debate, announced on June 22 it would no longer host the event because of public health concerns.

"In consideration of the public health guidelines in our state as well as advice from our own experts ‐ we feel it is not feasible for us to safely host the presidential debate as planned," university president Mark Schlissel said in a statement.

Similarly, several pundits in conservative media and other critics of the former vice president have mocked him for "hiding in his basement" and not holding any in-person campaign events during the coronavirus pandemic.

Friedman praised Biden as a "role model" for staying inside his house during recent months as millions of people do the same to slow the spread of the virus.

"And with the coronavirus now spreading further, and Biden being a responsible individual and role model, it's likely that he won't be able to engage with any large groups of voters before Election Day. Therefore, the three scheduled televised debates, which will garner huge audiences, will carry more weight for him than ever," Friedman wrote. "Only if leading into the debate, American voters have a clear picture of Trump's tax returns alongside Biden's, and only if, coming out of the debate, they have a clear picture of who was telling the truth and who was not, will they be able to make a fair judgment between the two candidates."

Otherwise, the veteran journalist wrote, "Joe, stay in your basement."
Posted by: Frank G || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I don't guess Trump should have any terms though , right?
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:05 Comments || Top||

#2  lol, negotiating from a position of weakness, how's that working for you?
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/09/2020 6:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Perhaps Plugs could use Thamsanqa Jantjie style sign language during the debates and Soetoro could provide the audio translation ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2020 6:54 Comments || Top||

#4  lol, negotiating from a position of weakness, how's that working for you?

As well as negotiating against Trump, which means it ain't working well at all.
Posted by: Raj || 07/09/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Financial transparency? from Biden?? I thought Friedman couldn't sink any lower than his slimy groveling before the none too bright Emperor Xi. Perhaps proof that for the socialist there simply is no igneous level, they just keep going down.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/09/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

#6  Trump’s two conditions must be for a Biden to 1) identify Hunter’s Ukraine Intelligence handler, 2) identify Hunter’s Chinese Intelligence handler.
Posted by: Jack Salami || 07/09/2020 8:51 Comments || Top||

#7  I think Hunters tax records would be much more interesting.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/09/2020 9:16 Comments || Top||

#8  Let's re-open the rape investigation against Biden.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/09/2020 10:12 Comments || Top||

#9  Hiding works for Biden.
This is just a gambit to allow him to hide with a fig leaf of coverage. If Trump gives in they 'hope' they'll have something to bash him on, but knowing Trump I think he might have very clean tax records, in fact he might have even paid a bit more than required and is just waiting the right time to pounce.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/09/2020 10:46 Comments || Top||

#10  IRS has had Trump's tax returns all this time and never said boo. What do these people expect to find?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/09/2020 12:48 Comments || Top||

#11  What do these people expect to find?

Nothing. They expect to find nothing. They expect to create a temporary, just before elections, public impression of quite a bit of something.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/09/2020 12:51 Comments || Top||

#12  Yeah, and Trump should demand at least one live, in-depth debate lasting at least 3-4 hours with honest unbiased questioners and honest fact-checkers too.

In lieu of not being able to find honest questioners and fact checkers, have at least one 3-4 hour live debate and let it rip. Voters will sort it out for themselves.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/09/2020 13:57 Comments || Top||

#13  Trump should require Rush Limbaugh as the moderator for one of the "debates". Biden can keep his supporters, er, "journalists", for the other two.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/09/2020 17:37 Comments || Top||


LTC Vindman to retire.....
More on this story from yesterday.
...I think the 24 hour rule should apply here, but if true then I would have given anything to be a fly on the wall when it was explained to him how many of his brother officers, missing their promotions because of SEN Duckworth's political grandstanding, would be perfectly willing to accept his head on a silver platter.

The statement from his lawyer is a marvel of blame shifting. Read it, and be amazed.

Mike

[LawAndCrime] After more than 21 years of military service,
...at least three years longer than he deserved...
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is retiring today after it has been made clear that his future within the institution he has dutifully served will forever be limited.
Thank goodness for that.
Over the last months, LTC Vindman has been guided by a very simple and very American principle: ’here, right matters.’ He has spoken publicly once,
...and privately entirely too often...
and only pursuant to a subpoena from the United States Congress. Compelled to testify, this decorated soldier was thrust into a conversation that goes to the heart of our country’s values, and its future.

Through a campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation, the President of the UnitedStates attempted to force LTC Vindman to choose: Between adhering to the law or pleasing a President. Between honoring his oath or protecting his career. Between protecting his promotion or the promotion of his fellow soldiers. these are choices that no one in the United States should confront, especially one who has dedicated his life to serving it.
Actually, President Trump succeeded in forcing him to choose: between fighting a losing battle and not fighting a losing battle. The retired LTC chose wisely.
LTC Vindman did what the law compelled him to do; and for that he was bullied by the President and his proxies. And yet, LTC Vindman would not be intimidated and will not be corrupted. He did what he always done: put the interests of his county ahead of his own.

LTC Vindman’s patriotic
...he means patriotism, or possibly patriotic duty — it’s not clear from the text. Hopefully he isn’t one of those expensive attorneys...
has cost him his career. Today our country loses a devoted soldier but it is incumbent upon all of us to ensure it does not lose the values he represents.
Please, let us throw away the values he represents.
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [309 views] Top|| File under:

#1  My guess (and only a guess) is that Vindman was the subject of a highly classified Article-32 investigation. The preliminary findings of the investigation may have led him to "retire for the good of the service."

His previously predicted retirement diffuses the Duckworth 'promotion freeze' action and likely terminates any additional investigation and unpleasantness (examination of his actual duties and connections). Look for him to land a GG-15 (06 equivalent) position in local D.C. government within 90 days.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2020 0:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Wikipedia:

An article 32 hearing is required before a defendant can be referred to a general court-martial, in order to determine whether there is enough evidence to merit a general court-martial. Offenders in the US military may face non-judicial punishment, a summary court-martial, special court-martial, general court-martial, or administrative separation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2020 0:33 Comments || Top||

#3  him suriving Obamas purge should tell all.
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Anyone subject to the code (Uniform Code of Military Justice) can bring charges against anyone else subject to the code.

However, any investigation (Article 32) or subsequent action is done through the accused's chain of command.

The individual involved has been reassigned and is no longer to be in the cocoon of the Military District of Washington.

Given his rights under Article 138, he and legal advisor had to come to the conclusion that they had no case that could prevail.

Better deal to take retirement and a consulting job with any of the cable propaganda arms of the Global Socialists.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/09/2020 7:52 Comments || Top||

#5  B, we can be sure that any Art 32 investigation will be kept in the same place as Kerry's personnel file.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/09/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

#6  So now we'll have to reassess our global security posture?

"Master Sergeant Jones, LTC Vindman just retired!!"

"That's it. We're toast."
Posted by: Matt || 07/09/2020 9:22 Comments || Top||

#7  Maybe they got him on silent contempt .
Whoops ! Wrong service. That was the Marine Corps.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 07/09/2020 10:34 Comments || Top||

#8  I guess that regimental XO spot in Guam that he was aimed at was less than enticing.
Posted by: ed in texas || 07/09/2020 15:53 Comments || Top||

#9  #8 I guess that regimental XO spot in Guam that he was aimed at was less than enticing.
Posted by: ed in texas 2020-07-09 15:53


...I'd like to think that somebody pointed out to him that since all Colonels want to be Generals, he could expect his combat assignment as soon as he put on his eagles. I suspect that the last thing he'd want is to be out there on the pointy end.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/09/2020 16:43 Comments || Top||

#10  #9 Nobody would let a REMF like Alex actually command people in combat - this ain't WWI.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/09/2020 16:57 Comments || Top||

#11  Ref #5: B, we can be sure that any Art 32 investigation will be kept in the same place as Kerry's personnel file.

His file, ORB, etc are safely tucked away in the Department of The Army Special Roster (DASR). We'll not be hearing much more from him.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/09/2020 17:32 Comments || Top||

#12  It's nice that Vermin can finally let himself go.
Posted by: charger || 07/09/2020 18:41 Comments || Top||

#13  ^Wanna bet he's a very un-poor man?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/09/2020 18:42 Comments || Top||

#14  Check back in 5 years. He'll BE a doughnut
Posted by: Frank G || 07/09/2020 19:40 Comments || Top||


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US Congress drafts bill to prevent Pentagon from spending funds on occupying Syrian, Iraqi oil
[ALMASDARNEWS] A new U.S. Congress bill aims to prevent the Pentagon from spending federal funds for the purposes of imposing control over oil fields in Syria and Iraq.

The project came on the heels of the draft military budget for fiscal year 2021, released on Tuesday by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee.
Golly. They have been flouncing around down there, as if anything they do is meaningful.
The blurb regarding the new draft law states: "It is prohibited to spend money to control oil resources in Syria and Iraq."

This amount, in particular, is estimated at about $700 million, and it is proposed that it be used to provide assistance, and to train foreign security services, gangs, and persons involved in activities aimed at combating the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS).

These funds aim, among other things, to support the Iraqi security forces, the Kurdish Peshmerga and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Members of Congress proposed to allocate $1.14 billion to international security cooperation programs, including $150 million to be used to enhance security in the Baltic states, $160 million for programs in Africa, $130 million to help Central and South American countries, and $105 million for "programs with Jordan."

They are proposing to allocate another $3 billion to help the Afghan cops, provided that they are "under the control of a civilian government that protects human and women’s rights and does not allow holy warriors to use Afghanistan’s territory to threaten the United States and its allies."

Adoption of the bill requires approval by the House of Representatives and the Senate in Congress before it is submitted to the president.
Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [131 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If these "ppl" aren't trained yet, then they can't be trained. Get the fuck out of there and be done with this shit.
Posted by: Chris || 07/09/2020 1:01 Comments || Top||

#2  At the same time, the Senate is making moves to ensure that US troops can't be taken out of Chermany.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/09/2020 7:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Where were they back in 2001?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/09/2020 13:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Gotta do something for their base to justify their phony bologna jobs.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/09/2020 17:27 Comments || Top||



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