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-Land of the Free
Trump Ending Obama-Biden Regulation to Rezone Neighborhoods That Would Effectively Abolish Suburbs
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2020 12:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336078 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A state law in California is already doing this and Trump can't do anything about it. We have massive apartment buildings going up all over the place. The local municipalities have lost all control over zoning. Newsom is calling all the shots and his plan is to turn the whole state into a slum. That's the only way the illegal aliens can afford to live here.

The effect on existing suburban neighborhoods can be devastating. We don't have enough schools, roads, hospitals, etc. Just wait until the next drought and watch them ration water. It will happen.

And if Biden wants to open the border and make the entire United States a sanctuary country, he will need housing for the hundreds of millions of people he wants to come here and he will reinstate this regulation. This is coming to a suburb near you if Biden gets elected.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2020 16:17 Comments || Top||

#2  If the dam breaks, you will need to house even more Chinese.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 22:23 Comments || Top||

#3  If the dam breaks, you will need to house even more Chinese.

Maybe we could build a railroad or something. See if they still got it in 'em.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2020 22:43 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
DHS's Ken Cuccinelli: 'It's terrorism' in Portland, 'not peaceful protests'
[WashingtonExaminer] Brushing aside Democratic charges that federal agents are at fault in the Portland, Oregon, clashes, the No. 2 DHS official on Monday said that homegrown “terrorists” are to blame for the 53rd straight night of violence in the City of Roses.

Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli, describing brutal assaults on federal police and agents, ripped reports that the department and other agencies are acting outside the law.

“These are not peaceful protests. This is violent, criminal activity. And when they show up directed at law enforcement, it’s terrorism. Law enforcement officers and agents have been targeted in the attacks,” said Cuccinelli.

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 14:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's been exactly that for 4 years now. Better late than never.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/21/2020 15:30 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Trump: Wearing A Mask Is Patriotic
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 05:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336068 views] Top|| File under:

#1  One swallow doesn't make a spring, but maybe - just maybe - the Don stopped being diverted by distractions, and is ready to concentrate on what's important.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 5:30 Comments || Top||

#2  ...like wearing a mask? Really?
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2020 8:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Allahpundit, using and quoting New York Times, to make hay of a suspicious quote which at any rate is, 'If you want or need to wear a mask, that's ok too.'
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2020 9:51 Comments || Top||

#5  We are United in our effort to defeat the Invisible China Virus, and many people say that it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can’t socially distance. There is nobody more Patriotic than me, your favorite President.

Many different interpretations of that statement are possible. Pick yours, and pontificate!
Posted by: Bobby || 07/21/2020 10:31 Comments || Top||

Kasich Expected To Speak At Democratic Convention
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336065 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Substituting for the Vegetable, the Mailman's Son. Let's get ready to rumble!
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/21/2020 2:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Look, mom, no hands!
Posted by: Clem || 07/21/2020 3:17 Comments || Top||

#3  The nice thing about the Trump era is the dropping of masks that so many hide behind. It's sort of like when the wall fell for the Germans and they got to see all the Stasi files.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 4:43 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ As you probably know, not all the "Stasi files" were seen. Same will happen here.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2020 4:45 Comments || Top||

#5  Kacisch should just join the Dem Party and be done with it. They'd rather support incompetent doofus Joe Biden. John Kacich is a part of the Never-Trump contingency and has links with the Lincoln Project (formed by George Conway and others to get rid of Trump). They all want to dump Trump. Lincoln would turn over in his grave about his name being associated with the Lincoln Project.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2020 8:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Of course he would. And count the cutlery before he leaves.

more like, The Log Project.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2020 9:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Kasich Expected To Speak At Democratic Convention

Well, what other choice did he have?
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 11:22 Comments || Top||

#8  So he's out of the closet.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2020 12:13 Comments || Top||

Biden snags support from prominent Muslim American officials

[Al Ahram] Several prominent Moslem American elected officials endorsed Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...I'm not working for you. Don't be such a horse's ass....
for president in a letter organized by Emgage Action ahead of an online summit that starts Monday and features the presumptive Democratic nominee.

Among those signing the letter, obtained by The News Agency that Dare Not be Named, are Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336088 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well that clinches it. Joe, or is it Moe, has my vote.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/21/2020 2:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Biden the globalist pledges to end any border control.

Vote biden if you want America to end.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/21/2020 4:38 Comments || Top||

#3  He's got Bin Laden's vote.

Of course, the Dems have had it since 2011.
Posted by: charger || 07/21/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#4  The contrarian indicator has spoken.
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 11:29 Comments || Top||

#5  He would.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2020 12:14 Comments || Top||

Sharpton calls Trump a 'bigot' after he joked that he would rename Fort Bragg after him
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Reverend Al Sharpton has hit back at President Donald Trump's comments

  • Trump questioned efforts of those trying to rename the military base Fort Bragg

  • He also declined to say the Confederate flag was offensive during an interview

  • Sharpton said only way Trump could be comfortable with flag was if he was a 'bigot'
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336082 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The text of this resolution, sponsored by Joe Scarborough, was introduced 03/08/2000.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/21/2020 2:40 Comments || Top||

#2  What is a "sharpton"?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/21/2020 8:31 Comments || Top||

#3  As a compromise the fort could be named after a 19th century slaver despot who's viewed as a role model by the left: Samory Toure.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/21/2020 8:52 Comments || Top||

#4  What is a "sharpton"?

A metric ton minus some baggage.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 9:01 Comments || Top||

#5  You never want to get between Sharpton and a TV camera. You might get hurt. He is a media wh0re.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2020 11:12 Comments || Top||

#6  What is a "sharpton"?

Any attention-whore freeloader who for some magical reason doesn't have to pay his taxes.
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 11:28 Comments || Top||

#7  A Sharpton is someone with a large Federal tax bill.
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2020 12:31 Comments || Top||

#8  What is a "sharpton"?

A metric ton plus some baggage.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/21/2020 13:28 Comments || Top||

#9  That grifter still alive? A couple shocks to his system would fix that.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2020 15:15 Comments || Top||

#10  Lighten up, Francis.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/21/2020 21:59 Comments || Top||

#11  "After his schemes fell thru, he owed the Feds, like, a sharpton of taxes."
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2020 22:40 Comments || Top||

Allen West elected chairman of Texas GOP, vows no more 'watered down conservatism'
[WASHINGTONTIMES] The nation’s largest state Republican Party has a new leader. Allen West was elected chairman of the Republican Party of Texas in the early hours of Monday during a virtual vote among the organization’s membership.The retired U.S. Army officer and former presidential hopeful has already taken on the responsibilities of the role and begin to "implement his strategy to hold Texas," according to his campaign — which means a return to traditional conservatism for Lone Star Republicans.

"I am honored and privileged that Republicans of Texas have selected me to Chair their party and to be at the helm during this coming election cycle. We need to focus on maintaining the conservative policies that made Texas strong and drive voter outreach across the state," Mr. West said in a statement.
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336067 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Thank goodness!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/21/2020 3:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Where are the write-in ballots?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich expected to speak at Democratic National Convention for Joe Biden
The realignment of the political parties continues. Remember when the Democrats claimed to be the party of the common man, standing strong against the ruling class?
[Ay Pee via Cincinnati.com] In the four months since Joe Biden effectively won the Democratic presidential nomination, he has focused on consolidating the party's divergent and often warring factions. As the closing stretch of the campaign nears, that effort will expand to include Republicans disaffected with President Donald Trump.
Plugs thinks this guy can help him ?
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican Narcissistic RINO and frequent Trump critic, has been approached and is expected to speak at the Democratic National Convention on Biden's behalf next month, according to a person with direct knowledge of the plans who insisted on anonymity to discuss strategy. Kasich is among a handful of high-profile Republicans likely to become more active in supporting Biden in the fall.

Trump, meanwhile, is doing virtually nothing to expand his appeal beyond his most loyal supporters. Some GOP operatives believe the suburbs are lost while a contingent of high-profile Republicans are openly questioning the president's reelection message. In an acknowledgment of the mounting challenges, Trump named a new campaign manager last week.

With about 100 days until Election Day, there's time for sudden developments that could shift the trajectory of the campaign. The Friday announcement that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's cancer has returned was a reminder of the potential volatility ahead. In 2016 Trump effectively used the prospect of Supreme Court appointments to win over conservatives who otherwise found him distasteful.
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336080 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Charitable, speaking for those that can't.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 9:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Uniparty closing ranks?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2020 14:23 Comments || Top||

#3  ...Fortunately Kasich isn't a Republican.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/21/2020 17:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Romney must have had a prior engagement.
Posted by: Airandee || 07/21/2020 21:04 Comments || Top||

#5  Biden v2.0?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2020 22:20 Comments || Top||

-PC Follies
St L files charges against the McCloskeys
[PostMillennial] St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner
...one of the many recipients of the Soros-led Progressive district attorney placement project, for which they clearly chose the most like-minded instead of the brightest or cleverest....
filed the charges of unlawful use of a weapon/flourishing according to Channel 5 in St. Louis.

Channel 5 reports that the "unlawful use of a weapon charge is a class D felony and could result in one to four years in prison as well as fines up to $5,000" and that "Gardner's office will be issuing a summons for the couple to appear in court."

Prosecutors File Charges Against McCloskeys But Their 'Case' May Have Already Fallen Apart

[PJMedia] Gardner simply never mentions the Second Amendment or the state’s Castle Doctrine, both of which are relevant.

Also relevant: The pistol Patricia McCloskey is seen holding in the video may not be real.

(Former McCloskey defense attorney Al) Watkins told reporters the pistol Patricia McCloskey used was only a prop from a federal trial that the couple used in a case. Both of them are attorneys.

A source familiar with the investigation told 5 On Your Side that police did not find any ammunition at the McCloskeys’ home and the rifle was not loaded when they seized it.

If it’s not a real gun, it’s no more weapon than a small club. If the rifle was never loaded, then the McCloskeys were bluffing the protesters at the most.

If one “gun” was a prop and the other wasn’t loaded, neither were capable of meeting the definition of flourishing as described in Missouri state law above. Neither was “readily capable of lethal use.”

UDPATE: Missouri’s Attorney General has moved to drop the charges, Fox News reports:

Within hours of the ruling, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a brief seeking to dismiss Gardner’s charges against the McCloskeys on the grounds that their Second Amendment rights are being violated.

“The right to keep and bear arms is given the highest level of protection in our constitution and our laws, including the Castle Doctrine, which provides broad rights to Missourians who are protecting their property and lives from those who wish to do them harm,” Schmitt said in a prepared statement provided to Fox News.

“Despite this, Circuit Attorney Gardner filed suit against the McCloskeys, who, according to published reports, were defending their property and safety. As Missouri’s Chief law enforcement officer, I won’t stand by while Missouri law is being ignored,” Schmitt said.
Posted by: lord garth || 07/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336073 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  I think some St L officials need to be charged for this.
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 1:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Recently received an additional $78,000 from a Soro funded organization
Posted by: Sherry || 07/21/2020 3:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Have the right-of-center political players held demonstrations in front of Gardner's house yet?

Why doesn't the governor immediately pardon the McCloseys for precisely the crimes they're being charged with?

The legal issues concerning a preemptive pardon aside, this would be a strong political statement against a systematical politically motivated violation of civil rights under the color of law.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/21/2020 4:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Both of them (McCloskey's) are attorneys.

Before it's all over, the McCloskey's will be multi-millionaires at the expense of the taxpayers of St. Louis County. They knew exactly what they were doing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2020 4:30 Comments || Top||

#5  The pistol Patricia McCloskey is seen holding in the video may not be real.

Not a valid argument. Already established is that if anyone felt it was a 'gun' it was a gun by its consequences. How many real criminals have used replicas in hold ups and been prosecuted as though it was a real gun. Those criminals were not operating under the protection of the 2d Amendment of defending life and property.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2020 4:46 Comments || Top||

#6  State AG is already filing in court against the local DA on the grounds that this is a violation of their rights under the Missouri Constitution and the US 2nd Amendment. State AG wull be in court demanding dismissal, and possibly sanctions against the DA
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 07/21/2020 5:09 Comments || Top||

#7  FYI the local DA is a Soros funded DA implant.
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 07/21/2020 5:10 Comments || Top||

#8  Lawfare at work against the McCloskeys. The McCloskeys ought to counter sue St. Louis and Gardner for any number of issues. (Gardner's 2016 campaign was funded in large part by George Soros.)
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2020 7:58 Comments || Top||

#9  Ms. Gardner has a lot of other way more serious cases (homicides, kidnappings, rapes, etc.) she could be attending to. Instead she picked this one.

Trolling for the 'National Stage' à la Marilyn Mosby.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2020 8:01 Comments || Top||

#10  I remember something about DA Gardner's case conviction rate being near 20% - that's minor league at best.
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2020 8:26 Comments || Top||

#11  If she was actively colluding with the rioters what would she do differently?
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/21/2020 8:44 Comments || Top||

#12  I have seen it written that their handling of their firearms in that incident pretty clearly met the definition of brandishing, and thus 'improper use.' Elsewhere I have seen it written that, like warning shots, brandishing/threatening with a firearm implies the person was not in fear for their life, which is the legal hurdle for showing the firearm in some jurisdictions, so if you show it, shoot it to kill...
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/21/2020 9:16 Comments || Top||

#13  Typically self defense is considered a defense against brandishing and what I saw would not be considered brandishing given they stand on their property telling people to go away.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 07/21/2020 9:48 Comments || Top||

#14  brandishing/threatening with a firearm implies the person was not in fear for their life

I have a hard time with this logic. Situations like this don't normally go from 0-100 instantly, and invoking a serious threat to the perps' health can make the situation go from 50-0 very quickly whereas otherwise the victims could very well end up dead. How many lives could have been saved over the years if brandishing were to have been allowed if they were actually being threatened?
Posted by: gorb || 07/21/2020 11:27 Comments || Top||

#15  For reference here's another example of BLM related brandishing that so far hasn't had significant MSM news coverage.

Granted it's another state but BLM has turned into an international disgrace.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 07/21/2020 12:09 Comments || Top||

#16  The wife positioned herself closer to the percieved threat and proceeded to threaten people by randomly waving a gun.
That is textbook brandishing.
Posted by: DepotGuy || 07/21/2020 14:08 Comments || Top||

#17  If there was just a few people, maybe. When there's a mob, no.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 07/21/2020 17:13 Comments || Top||

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