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-Lurid Crime Tales-
GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy says 'all Americans are culpable for Capitol riot', not just him
[Independent] Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tried to deflect the blame for the US Capitol off of himself and onto the general populace as Trump supporters stormed the seat of Congress.

"As a nation, I know we sit back and we’re appalled by what we’re seeing," Mr McCarthy said. "But I want everybody to take a deep breath and understand: We all have some responsibility here."

The Washington Post reported on Mr McCarthy's comments.

He made the comments to ABC News on 6 January while Trump supporters fought against US Capitol police officers to gain access to the Congress.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 08:46 || Comments || Link || [336080 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Little wonder the US Congress enjoys a job approval rating of less than 15% by the American people.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 8:51 Comments || Top||

#2  We're all culpable for something we didn't do? Spoken like a true leftist swamp rat.
Posted by: Raj || 01/26/2021 9:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Why does he need to "deflect the blame" in the first place?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/26/2021 9:47 Comments || Top||

#4  I ain't culpable for shit, asshole. Shut your bullshit spewer before you get in real trouble.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/26/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#5  Imo, Mr. McCarthy has forgotten the first rule of holes.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/26/2021 10:11 Comments || Top||

#6  to bad they didn't burn the fucker down with them in it.
Posted by: Chris || 01/26/2021 10:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Actually I went around with a grin on my face all day after watching the establishment chased out of the building and into spider holes tunnels, and hiding under desks.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/26/2021 10:56 Comments || Top||

#8  After reading the headline I seriously expected the Bee.

Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 01/26/2021 11:15 Comments || Top||

#9  Another vessel to carry guilty before trial.

Person who told me they were there, if to be believed, said it was all cool until two buses full of village people showed up.

I am convinced Dances with Dumbear, Satan's Beard, Confederate Honeybun, and Aussie Emo Rancher are for sure props. Taking the Stand is a bit corny too.

For the gathering of nearly the entire political caste of the USA there is a surprising, or not surprising, lack of straight video to show timeline, context, and scale.

But we got plenty of raging disgust, memes, and the promise that there were so many violators that 'not everyone can or will be charged' which I translate to The Village People and the prop handlers.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/26/2021 12:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Anyone who doesn't laugh at the spectacle of our fearless shitheads legislators cowering behind their sofas before the onslaught of Duck Dynasty tryouts and the Water Buffalo Shaman must have a heart of stone
Posted by: Slaiting Spating4098 || 01/26/2021 12:15 Comments || Top||

#11  You guys are too hard on poor Minor Leader McCarthy. He's simply calling for 'unity', like St. Anthony - "We're all in this together."

Maybe Joe' Minions might take a hint?
Posted by: Bobby || 01/26/2021 12:17 Comments || Top||

#12  Yes, yes, this is of a piece with how I owe "reparations" to people who can't even prove they are descendants of slaves even though I can prove none of my ancestors came here until half a century after slavery was abolished. And I'm a crank for seeing it that way, morons like K. McCarthy would argue...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 13:54 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Gerthudion Johnson6452 || 01/26/2021 16:36 Comments || Top||

#14  A DWIT is a haplessperson who's caught between being a dweeb and a twit. A total loserwith no hope of ever changing. A DWIT is more of a put down than either of its words of origin.


The used car salesman SENATOR attempted to sell sold his constituency that they are DWITs a Yugo. if they don't believe they are responsible for all acts of others, all the time, anywhere, no matter the facts of the event.

This DWIT must be forced into retirement.
Posted by: Gerthudion Johnson6452 || 01/26/2021 16:47 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Vaccine can wait - Plugs to ‘Speed Up' Efforts to Place Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
[National Review] The Biden administration is hoping to "speed up" efforts to place Harriet Tubman’s image on the $20 bill after the Obama-era initiative came to a standstill under the Trump administration.

"The Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put Harriett Tubman on the front of the $20 notes," White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters during a briefing on Monday.

"It’s important that our notes, our money ... reflect the history and diversity of our country, and Harriet Tubman’s image gracing the new $20 note would certainly reflect that," she said. "So we’re exploring ways to speed up that effort."

In April 2016 the Treasury Department announced that Tubman, who escaped slavery and helped lead more than 300 others to freedom, would be placed on the front of the $20 bill, while former President Andrew Jackson, a slaveholder, would be moved to the bill’s reverse side.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 06:13 || Comments || Link || [336099 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wait 'til they remember she was a Republican with a more than passing familiarity with firearms.
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/26/2021 8:05 Comments || Top||

#2  So why is it OK to have a Black woman on a piece of currency, but not on a syrup bottle label?
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 01/26/2021 9:00 Comments || Top||

#3  the important stuff first, fuckin idiot
Posted by: Chris || 01/26/2021 10:18 Comments || Top||

#4  Makes sense if the plan is to make the $20 bill the new $1 bill.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/26/2021 11:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Print 10 trillion of them just to make sure it gets into circulation. Stack 'em up on pallets and send 'em to Iran.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/26/2021 12:01 Comments || Top||

#6  Primer on Length of Service for USA Currency :

Banks and individuals will hand over "mutilated" bills and coins to these agencies. They then validate its authenticity and issue a Treasury check in return. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing receives around 25,000 mutilated currency redemption claims annually. Each bill is shredded and sent to waste energy facilities for disposal.

The Federal Reserve

The great regulator of money distributes currency through its 30 Federal Reserve Bank Cash Offices, after receiving it from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. But it also destroys currency that it wants taken out of circulation and replaced with fresh money.

The Fed is diligent about keeping our currency fit since a torn or mangled bill can't go through an ATM, a vending machine, or another electronic reader. As a result, the average life of each bill is surprisingly short:

$1 bills: 3.7 years
$5 bills: 3.4 years
$10 bills: 3.4 years
$20 bills: 5.1 years
$50 bills: 12.6 years
$100 bills: 8.9 years
Overall the average life for all bills is about five years.The Fed occasionally has some reason for accelerating the rate at which money is taken out of the system, like when a new bill design is introduced. But generally, a banknote's fitness determines how long it remains in the financial system.
So how does the Fed know if a bill is fit for commerce? It processes currency submitted to its Federal Reserve banks by the public to check for fitness. The cash offices uses a sophisticated high-speed sorting machine called the "Banknote processing system 3000," manufactured by German firm Giesecke & Devrient. The BPS 3000 has sophisticated sensors that check bills for authenticity and defects like graffiti, dog ears, tears, excessive soiling, and limpness. If a bill is counterfeit, it is sent to the Secret Service. But if it's merely unfit by the Fed's standards, then the machine shreds it. Those shredded notes are sent to landfills or packaged and provided as souvenirs to the public on Federal Reserve Bank tours.

How much money does the Fed destroy? In 2010, its cash offices destroyed 5.95 billion notes. In 2009, that number was even larger at 6.05 billion notes. A large proportion of those notes were $1 and $20 bills, which are the workhorses of the American economy. In 2010, 2.6 billion $1 bills were destroyed.

Posted by: Sheba Sforza9849 || 01/26/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Sheba Sforza9849 || 01/26/2021 18:22 Comments || Top||

#8  The vaccine won't be made/distributed any faster with Congress involved. And the more time they spend on posturing and trivia, the better off we are.
Posted by: james || 01/26/2021 22:22 Comments || Top||

#9  how about a Joe Biden $3.00 bill
Posted by: 746 || 01/26/2021 22:33 Comments || Top||

#10  Put his HHS Secretary's tranny visage on the $3 bill
Posted by: Wharong Snore3597 || 01/26/2021 23:27 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Biden says he's open to negotiating income limits for stimulus checks
[The Hill] President Biden said Monday that he's open to negotiating the income limits for a new round of stimulus payments as he seeks to enact a coronavirus relief package early in his presidency.

"This is all a bit of a moving target in terms of the precision with which this goes," he said at an event where he signed an executive order aimed at increasing federal procurement of American-made goods.

Biden earlier this month released a $1.9 trillion relief proposal that included direct payments of $1,400 per person. He said he included that item in his proposed package because it has bipartisan support and because he thought its inclusion could increase the odds of his proposal passing.

However, some lawmakers have expressed concerns that the payments might not be targeted enough to those most in need and could go to some high-income families.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 05:25 || Comments || Link || [336089 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The slippery slope toward the desired reparations end-state.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes we have to limit it to only those who don’t work anyway and didn’t really lose anything. /sarc
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/26/2021 10:05 Comments || Top||

#3  I don’t need an extra $600. I don’t want it if it means extra national debt for my children to pay off. Let mine go to someone for whom it will make a difference

As it happens, though, there were income limits for the first round of stimulus checks, and more stringent limits for the current $600. So I was happy not to receive a check either time, and expected not to receive one again, if the Biden proposal passed.

This suggests to me that his mainly pork proposal is in trouble, and he hopes this will make the Republicans want to help him get it passed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/26/2021 11:25 Comments || Top||

#4  Whoops! An extra $1400 is what I don’t need, though we’re retired, so I didn’t need help replacing lost income previously, either.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/26/2021 11:26 Comments || Top||

#5  If another check arrives, I'll be, again, turning it around to a non-eGOP candidate.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/26/2021 11:58 Comments || Top||

#6  This time instead of sending it out in debit cards, send it all out in Harriet Tubman $20 bills. BTW, how much did those cards cost over and above the money on them?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/26/2021 12:05 Comments || Top||

#7  In other words, wealth redistribution. Lets put another $1.7 trillion on the backs of the middle class.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/26/2021 12:52 Comments || Top||

#8  BTW, did anyone see/hear Xiden actually say the words?
Posted by: Bobby || 01/26/2021 14:13 Comments || Top||

#9  I gave my $1,200 check to the Trump campaign at 800% matching, telling my Lib friends about that was a gratifying experience
Posted by: 746 || 01/26/2021 22:35 Comments || Top||

#10  Ouch, 746. That’s no scalpel, that’s a sledgehammer!
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/26/2021 23:12 Comments || Top||

Swalwell: We Can't Give Trump a Chance to Do This Again, He Must Be Disqualified from Office
[BREITBART] Representative Eric I farted on national television Swalwell
... U.S. Representative-for-Life from Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,'s 15th congressional district since 2013. Naturally he's a Dem. His district covers most of eastern Alameda County and part of central Contra Costa County. He was rapidly eliminated from the 2020 Dem nomination pool. He looks a lot like Greg Marmelard, and has the distinction of being one of the few politicians to ever fart on national teevee...
(D-CA) Monday on MSNBC’s "Live" said that Democrats were impeaching former President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
, so he is convicted in the Senate, which includes a penalty of disqualification from office.

Jackson asked, "Do you plan to address the constitutional authority as has been raised by some of these Republicans for the House to bring an impeachment against somebody and for the Senate to convict somebody who is no longer serving?"

Swalwell said, "It’s constitutional. The Senate is steeped in tradition and custom, and I think it would be persuasive to them that they have actually done this before. They have held a trial for somebody who was no longer in office."

Jackson said, "You’re talking about the secretary of war?"

Swalwell said, "That’s right, Secretary of War, Belknap, we will all hear that name more than we probably want, but it’s because the Founders put as one of the penalties disqualification from office and because Donald Trump we know will do this again, has such a disdain for democracy and a disdain for public safety, we can’t afford as a country to give him a chance to come close to doing this again."
We shouldn't give whiny bitches who (allegedly) passed information to Chinese spies the opportunity to serve in Congress, either, but here we are...
He continued, "Our president invited and assembled this mob, he told this big betrayal of a lie, a betrayal of the Constitution that his supporters could stop a steal, and then he inflamed them and then sent them to the Capitol. I think just as powerful as what he did is what he didn’t do once they arrived, once they beat, spit on, stampeded over coppers, he said nothing for over two hours."

He added, "We’re confident that we can persuade the jury to convict with whatever amount of time they give us. I will leave it to the senate to set the rules. we’ve got the evidence."
Posted by: Fred || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336102 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I like the part where he talks about Trump betraying the Constitution. Democrat hypocrisy is simply breath taking.
Posted by: One Eyed Tsar || 01/26/2021 5:52 Comments || Top||

#2  A national security risk who got caught in a CCCP honey trap is going around lecturing us on who belongs in office? Breathtaking, indeed.
Posted by: Raj || 01/26/2021 9:11 Comments || Top||

#3  I still don't get what they think Trump did.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/26/2021 9:12 Comments || Top||

#4  The smirking SOB should be in Terre Haute Federal Prison awaiting trial.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 9:14 Comments || Top||

#5  The best case they can make is that it took four years of Trump to incite whoever planned the riot, days before the speech.

Go ahead, get yer head around that!
Posted by: Bobby || 01/26/2021 10:39 Comments || Top||

#6  Can't let the voters decide that sort of thing. They keep voting wrongly.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/26/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#7  If Trump had really called for the people to rise up and start decorating lampposts, what makes this idiot think he'd still be breathing.

Lefty plotting led to Jan 6th. That's all it was. No different than every night in Portland or Seattle.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/26/2021 11:42 Comments || Top||

#8  #3 I still don't get what they think Trump did.

He defeated Hillary Clinton. They have never forgiven him for that, and they never will.
Posted by: Tom || 01/26/2021 12:37 Comments || Top||

#9  He is admitting that the post election “impeachment “ is all about political motives to block a future Trump run. The precedent becomes that the legislature can remove an elected President whenever it has the political will to do so. No actual crime need be proven, merely power and propaganda.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 01/26/2021 12:39 Comments || Top||

#10  You mean actually represent the people and not the party? The Russians would be proud...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/26/2021 12:54 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Gerthudion Johnson6452 || 01/26/2021 16:26 Comments || Top||

#12  Don't be too hard on Eric SmallBalls He's our biggest exporter of natural gas...the country needs him..
Posted by: Warthog || 01/26/2021 18:08 Comments || Top||

Leahy, not Roberts, to preside over impeachment trial
[The Hill] Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will not preside over former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, which is scheduled to begin in earnest on Feb. 8.

Instead, Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy (Vt.), the most senior member of the Senate Democratic Conference, will preside over the trial.

Leahy on Monday confirmed he would wield the gavel and promised to administer "impartial justice."

"The president pro tempore has historically presided over Senate impeachment trials of non-presidents. When presiding over an impeachment trial, the president pro tempore takes an additional special oath to do impartial justice according to the Constitution and its laws. It is an oath that I take extraordinarily seriously," he said in a statement.
then he burst into flames
Leahy vowed he would "not waver from my constitutional and sworn obligations to administer the trial with fairness, in accordance with the Constitution and the laws."

A spokesman for Leahy said the decision on presiding over the trial is up to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
Related: Trump Impeachment DOA in Senate
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336100 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Meanwhile someone will steer Xiden around via his ear mic.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 01/26/2021 1:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Pat "Leaky" Leahy, *Spit!*. Partisan hack who has been leaking confidential committee to the Press since the Reagan Presidency -- but only if an (R) is in the White House.
Posted by: magpie || 01/26/2021 1:55 Comments || Top||

#3  If he was truly impartial this Senate trail would last less than 2 minutes with immediate dismissal.
Posted by: Airandee || 01/26/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#4  That's not what the Constitution says. It's dead Jim.

Soviet show trials are here.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/26/2021 7:37 Comments || Top||

#5  You can't impeach and convict a private citizen -- impeachment is solely about removal from office.

At this point, this is a bill of attainder. I'm honestly surprised they haven't tried to bad Trump's descendants from holding office -- they may as well clear the board on Constitutionally forbidden acts.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/26/2021 8:05 Comments || Top||

#6  Trump and the fight against him by the establishment was the Republic's death rattle. It is truly dead now and is up to the states that still want to keep it to leave.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/26/2021 8:16 Comments || Top||

#7  Howie Carr had someone on his show yesterday who pointed out the following about Leahy - he's 80 years old and in his most recent public hearings / pressers, he makes Biden sound like Churchill - slurring & mumbling like all get out.

Is this why the Dems are keeping otherwise retirement home bound pols around, just to rubber stamp everything?
Posted by: Raj || 01/26/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#8  Raj, the Democrat party is half "Weekend at Bernie's", half "1984".
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/26/2021 9:45 Comments || Top||

#9  You can't impeach and convict a private citizen -- impeachment is solely about removal from office.

This is an impeachment of the 1st Amendment right to protest and rally in D.C. and thus an impeachment of the People, whose rights are recognized by the Constitution.

They want to create a chilling effect precluding any form of post-Trump grassroots movement gaining political traction.

The People, not Trump have been impeached and will be tried because the People haven't left office on 20/1/21.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 01/26/2021 11:14 Comments || Top||

#10  Do the Democrats have standing?
Posted by: || 01/26/2021 11:50 Comments || Top||

#11  It doesn't dawn on these clowns, that if they show they're not bound by the Constitution, everyone else isn't either.

Your power then is not dependent upon the consent of the governed, but by those willing to give the last full measure of devotion.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/26/2021 12:34 Comments || Top||

#12  He needs a full court to weigh the legality of this.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/26/2021 12:55 Comments || Top||

#13  So another asterisk for the Bidet* era...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 13:04 Comments || Top||

#14  When people elected Leahy, did they know who his secretary would be--the one who gives him his day's agenda?
Posted by: james || 01/26/2021 14:50 Comments || Top||

#15  Word is that 80 year old Leahy has just been taken to the hospital.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/26/2021 20:35 Comments || Top||

#16  Karma for Leahy?

Any Dem senators from states with GOP govs? All it takes is one to drop dead, GOP Gov appoints a Republican for temporary replacement, and the Dems majority goes away.
Posted by: Knuckles Hatfield5208 || 01/26/2021 22:12 Comments || Top||

Supreme Court will not hear ex-politician Sheldon Silver's appeal
[NYPOST] The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal by crooked former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a more than six-year federal prison sentence after being convicted on corruption charges. Silver’s Supreme Court appeal was a last-ditch effort by the former Albany powerbroker, who was twice convicted by New York juries on all counts related to kickback schemes he ran while in office.

The Lower East Side Democrat was passed over for a pardon by President Trump after several news reports stated Trump was considering the move during his last hours in office.

Silver had remained free from prison while waging a years-long battle to overturn his convictions on the corruption charges.

In 2017, a New York appeals court fully overturned his first conviction after it ruled the jury had been given improper instructions about the definition of corruption.

At his sentencing last year, Silver finally admitted wrongdoing and apologized for using his office to profit financially.

"My use of my office for personal gain was improper, selfish and ethically indefensible," he said in Manhattan federal court.
Posted by: Fred || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336085 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "I got caught. Now let me off the hook..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 13:27 Comments || Top||

Hawaii GOP official resigns after tweeting on party account that QAnon followers are just 'patriots'
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] The tweets were posted through the @gophawaii Twitter handle Saturday

  • The tweet threat was then deleted without explanation on Sunday morning

  • Hawaii GOP vice Chair of communications Edwin Boyette resigned Sunday

  • He said that his 'discussion of the Q-Conspiracy was an error of judgement'
Posted by: Fred || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336074 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Biden says Antifa is just a concept.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/26/2021 7:39 Comments || Top||

#2  Seems half the GOP is born with their tail between their legs...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 14:13 Comments || Top||

Obama, Biden, and Trump - Facts, Figures, and Statistics (video)
[YouTube] Why the 2020 Election Doesn't Make Any Sense: The Numbers Don't Add Up.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336092 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hysterical Data.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 01/26/2021 1:52 Comments || Top||

Impeaching a person that no longer holds office for fear he is so popular that the voters will re-elect him. To me is proof enough there are a lot of Political Elites worried they will be exposed for felony level crimes, foreign $M affiliations/deals, questionable elections and pocketing Millions/Billions of Taxpayers money using backdoor payoffs. (eg.BIDEN, Hillary, Nancy, Chuck and others)

So I look at the 2020 Election as nothing more than a thin veiled shroud with a number factually proven holes pointing to a Political Coup.

Thus making the latest Impeachment Sham is nothing more that a desperate attempt to make sure the DC Guilty are outed and their TREASONOUS ACTS are never are released and Criminally acted on.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/26/2021 5:16 Comments || Top||

#3  Since we're doing maff: Curse of Tippecanoe
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/26/2021 11:56 Comments || Top||

#4  Maf be rayciss
Posted by: Grampaw Phomomble2237 || 01/26/2021 12:11 Comments || Top||

#5  Trumps Pardons and Commutations were about 15% as many as Obama's.

Obama also prosecuted 10 people for disclosing info. I think Trump only prosecuted 3 but I can't find the final tally number.

Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/26/2021 12:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Odds of a Democratic nominee winning a presidential election w/out fraud while losing 18 out of 19 bellwether counties + all 3 bellwether states (incl OH by 8 points) + a reduced share of the black and Hispanic and working class votes
= ~1 in 10,000

Odds of fraud = ~ 9,999 in 10,000
Posted by: Elmusonter Omineling5823 || 01/26/2021 14:32 Comments || Top||

#7  you know what else doesn't make sense

wholesale vote fraud involving hundreds or thousands of people with no one confessing and no one tweeting 'we fooled the evil republicans'

Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/26/2021 15:56 Comments || Top||

#8  #7 Hear, hear.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/26/2021 15:59 Comments || Top||

#9  #7 you know what else doesn't make sense: wholesale vote fraud

It was retail fraud, at the precinct and county level. Fulton County GA, Wayne County MI, Philadelphia County etc. 5000 mail-in ballots here, 20,000 mail-in ballots there, rinse-repeat
Posted by: Rupert Thud1585 || 01/26/2021 16:32 Comments || Top||

#10  /\ It was retail fraud, at the precinct and county level. Fulton County GA,

Captured on video. Anything done about it, apparently not.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/26/2021 17:04 Comments || Top||

#11  On video. In the screencaps of the second-by-second live datafeed from Dominion's tabulation machines. In the ludicrous floating-point values outputted by those machines which, stupidly, were connected to the internet. In the boxes of ballots with thousands of identical birth dates -- in 1900. In the box of over 22,000 ballots all marked for one and only one identical candidate, the senile zombie who never left his basement and never inspired anyone to lift a finger to support him.

And this corrupt brain-addled basement-bound senile buffoon, we're told, actually pulled more votes than the man who packed a Pittsburgh-area stadium with ... SIXTY THOUSAND enthusiastic voters who'd stood in line and waited for HOURS to see their hero.

Fuck off. Just fuck off already with these ridiculous, preposterous lies.
Posted by: Shavilet Chineng1220 || 01/26/2021 21:39 Comments || Top||

Supporters are calling for LeBron to run for US Senator in Ohio (Are you kidding me?)
[PopulistPress] Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s (R) retirement announcement is sparking calls for basketball great Lebron James to take a shot at his seat.

Portman said Monday that he wouldn’t seek a third term in 2022, saying partisanship and the “increasingly polarized country” played a role in his decision.

Social media quickly began buzzing following Portman’s announcement, with many users voicing their support for the Los Angeles Laker player to become Sen. James.
The Cincinnati Enquirer adds:
Portman’s seat is expected to remain safe for Republicans, who've been tightening their grip on Ohio for the past decade. Potential GOP candidates for Portman's seat include: Congressman Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman Jane Timken, former state treasurer Josh Mandel and "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance.
Posted by: Clem || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336078 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Kinda hard to run for anything if you are taking a Knee ☻☺.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/26/2021 5:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Huge pipe dream - Jordan will run for the seat and win it going away. For some reason I don't see 'social media' 'buzz' being a harbinger of future voting patterns.
Posted by: Raj || 01/26/2021 9:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Lebron will be a shoo in when Congress replaces voting buttons with baskets.
Posted by: Spike Bucket8181 || 01/26/2021 9:31 Comments || Top||

#4  WTF is the "Populist Press"? Why are they promoting opium dreams?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/26/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#5  As much of a Trump supporter as I am, I'm hoping he won't try to "pict the winner" in Ohio.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 12:55 Comments || Top||

#6  not a Basketball fan but has anyone checked to see if the support for LeBron running for office isn't coming from cities/states of opposing teams?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/26/2021 14:14 Comments || Top||

#7  Plays ball for corporate while wearing BLM face and is a proven and loyal chinese mouth. Quite the asset.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/26/2021 16:05 Comments || Top||

-PC Follies
Paypal says it blocked Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo
January 11. 2020
[FoxBusinessNews] Digital payments processor confirms account closed for event organizer Ali Alexander, report says.

PayPal Holdings Inc said on Monday it has blocked the Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo after it helped raise funds for people who attended last week’s event in Washington when supporters of President Donald Trump
...The tack in the backside of the Democratic Party...
stormed the Capitol.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
PYPL PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC. 247.75 -4.25 -1.69%

The digital payments processor also confirmed to Rooters that it closed an account held by Ali Alexander, one of the organizers of the gathering. The news was reported earlier by Bloomberg, which cited an unnamed source.

Supporters of Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, trying halt the certification by Congress of President-elect Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Candidate for president in 2020. Old, boring, a plagiarist, fond of hair sniffing and grabbing the protruding parts of women, and not whatcha call brilliant...
’s election victory.

Bloomberg reported last week that PayPal had closed an account held by Joy In Liberty, one of the groups that paid for supporters of Trump to travel to Washington where mobs stormed the Capitol.

Representatives of GiveSendGo, which describes itself as "A place to fund hope. A place to work together with the body of Christ around the world to make a difference," could not be reached immediately for comment.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/26/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336090 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I dumped PayPal when their CEO literally snarled about Georgia considering a bathroom law that didn't cater to chicks with d*cks.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/26/2021 13:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Alternatives?
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 01/26/2021 19:48 Comments || Top||

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