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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Squad member Rep. Cori Bush quotes MLK to defend PRISON RIOT as language of the UNHEARD. But…
[Right Scoop] Member (but not FOUNDING member) of "The Squad" Rep. Cori Bush out of Missouri defended a riot that took place on Saturday. Shocker, I know. It was a prison riot, described by corrections officers as "extremely violent" and lasting over eight hours, and Bush protectively referred to them as her constituents and said they need her protection, quoting Martin Luther King Jr. to suggest they are victims who are "unheard."

"I want to talk to my constituents in the window," she said, referring to the photo in the tweet she was retweeting showing violent criminals making gang signs through the broken glass of the windows they’d busted out in their violent riot and battles with officers of the law at a jail in St. Louis.

"Their lives and their rights must be protected," she said of those constituents but not the law enforcement risking their lives, "My team and I are working to ensure that the urgent needs of people who are incarcerated are not ignored."
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/08/2021 07:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6567 views] Top|| File under:

Scotland Shuts Down ‘Political’ Investigation into Trump Golf Courses
Soloist 1 (tenor): “That Trump fellow must be punished for what he tried to do to our brothers across the ocean in America, even if we have to twist our laws to breaking as we pile on!”

Chorus (triumphantly): “Yes! Yes! We must pile on, pile on, piii-ii-iii-iiiile onnnnn!”

Soloist 2 (bass preferred, otherwise bass-baritone and transpose to his range): “Wait, brothers, wait — that horrible Trump is gone, he’s gone for-eee-ee-ver — we’ll look right fools if we punish him noooooooow!” (let soloist hold low note until he smiles in pure happiness)
[Breitbart] The devolved parliament in Scotland has rejected calls to investigate the finances of former President Trump’s golf courses after the left-separatist Scottish National Party (SNP) and the Conservative Party joined forces to block the "political" investigation.

On Wednesday, MSPs voted down a Scottish Greens motion to launch a so-called ’McMafia’ probe into the finances of The Trump Organization’s golf resorts in Scotland, but nevertheless, the investigation may still go ahead if pushed by prosecutors.

Stunningly, the motion was blocked by a bipartisan group comprised of Conservatives and members of the ruling SNP party.

The leftist SNP justice secretary, Humza Yousaf, said that launching an investigation into the former American leader from the Scottish parliament would represent an "abuse of power", according to Scotland’s Daily Record.

An amendment tabled by Mr Yousaf — which was backed by both Conservative and SNP politicians — said that there "must not be political interference in the enforcement of the law".

Yousaf went on to say that any Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) investigations should be carried out by the Civil Recovery Unit, a branch of the Crown Office, the independent public prosecution service.

The rejected motion was introduced by Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie earlier this week. Harvie claimed that there are "serious concerns about how he financed the cash purchases of [Trump’s] Scottish golf courses".

Following the defeat in the parliament, Harvie said: "Unfortunately, today’s debate confirmed the Scottish Government remains unwilling to investigate Trump’s golf courses.

"Scotland cannot be a country where anyone with the money can buy whatever land and property they want, no questions asked, and the Scottish Greens will continue to challenge vested interests that protect people like Trump rather than our communities."

The leader of the Scottish Green Party went on to launch attacks on the character of President Trump, saying: "Even before Trump’s candidacy, or presidency, he was known around the world to be an untrustworthy, dishonest, racist, conspiracy theorist."

"This was never someone we should have wanted to associate Scotland’s good name with," Harvie exclaimed.

Prior to the debate, a statement from The Trump Organization, issued by executive vice president Eric Trump said: "At a critical time when politicians should be focused on saving lives and reopening businesses in Scotland, they are focused on advancing their personal agendas.

"Patrick Harvie is nothing more than a national embarrassment with his pathetic antics that only serve himself and his political agenda.

"If Harvie and the rest of the Scottish Government continue to treat overseas investors like this, it will deter future investors from conducting business in Scotland, ultimately crushing their economy, tourism and hospitality industries."

The Trump Organization went on to say the company has "invested hundreds of millions of dollars into the Scottish economy" creating "thousands of jobs".

The statement vowed to continue to invest in the country, saying they intend to keep on rebuilding the Trump Turnberry golf course into "one of the finest resorts anywhere in the world".
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/08/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6540 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Back to Business,
Why not ?
Was "Terminated" from his last position,
the World goes on,
like it or not.

Posted by: Pliny Forkbeard4081 || 02/08/2021 3:52 Comments || Top||

About That Whole ‘Manchin is Our Only Hope’ Thing
[TTAG] Senator Joe Manchin, whom you may recall from his star turn promoting the failed Manchin-Toomey universal background check push after Sandy Hook, is still busy in the Senate. He’s the "centrist" West Virginia Democrat who, in a 50-50 world, is described by many as the upper chamber’s most powerful Senator. But if those on the right are looking to Manchin as a safeguard against some of the left’s most ambitious attacks on individual freedoms, a bill he just introduced should be cause for concern.

His S. 27 is described as a bill to require reporting of "suspicious transmissions" in order to assist in criminal investigations and counterintelligence activities relating to international terrorism, and "for other purposes." It promises to do for free speech what Manchin-Toomey would have done to the Second Amendment.
What part of "He's still a Democrat” didn't you understand?
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/08/2021 05:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6519 views] Top|| File under:

For those who believe Joe Manchin is a ‘centrist’; and yet another Section 230 ‘reform’ proposal
[The Truth About Guns] Senator Joe Manchin, whom you may recall from his star turn promoting the failed Manchin-Toomey universal background check push after Sandy Hook, is still busy in the Senate. He’s the "centrist" West Virginia Democrat who, in a 50-50 world, is described by many as the upper chamber’s most powerful Senator. But if those on the right are looking to Manchin as a safeguard against some of the left’s most ambitious attacks on individual freedoms, a bill he just introduced should be cause for concern.

His S. 27 is described as a bill to require reporting of "suspicious transmissions" in order to assist in criminal investigations and counterintelligence activities relating to international terrorism, and "for other purposes." It promises to do for free speech what Manchin-Toomey would have done to the Second Amendment.

The text of the bill is here, but I’ll give you the basics. If enacted, any "interactive computer service" will be required to report wrongthink questionable posts or comments by a user, content referred to here as "suspicious transmissions."

The term ’’suspicious transmission’’ means any public or private post, message, comment, tag, transaction, or any other user-generated content or transmission that commits, facilitates, incites, promotes, or otherwise assists the commission of a major crime.

That definition is broad enough to encompass just about anything a government bureaucrat wants it to.

Failure to report such "transmissions" would result in the loss of the computer service company’s CDA Section 230 protection against liability for third parties’ speech. To be clear, the speech that Senator Manchin wants to know about here includes commenting on articles such as this one, or even on smaller, personal, noncommercial blogs.

Democrats Seek to Make Big Tech More Accountable in Section 230 Reform Bill

[EpochTimes] Democrat politicians have introduced a bill to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, seeking to make big tech companies more accountable and force them to police their content more stringently.

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), and Amy Klobuchar
Senatrix from Minnesota, candidate for the Dem presidential 2020 nomination. You can tell the kind of husband a boy will make by the way he treats his mother. You can tell the kind of leader a politician will make by the way he treats his staff. Klobuchar is reportedly overbearing, snide, and dictatorial with her people. She see this as merely getting the best from them. Her name spelled backward in the Russian alphabet would be "Rachubolk," which sounds pretty daggone suspicious...
(D-Minn.) on Feb. 5 introduced the Safeguarding Against Fraud, Exploitation, Threats, Extremism and Consumer Harms (SAFE TECH) Act to reform Section 230 and "allow social media companies to be held accountable for enabling cyber-stalking, targeted harassment, and discrimination on their platforms."

The Democrats’ proposal creates a series of carve-outs to Section 230 protections, including by making the liability shield inapplicable to ads or other paid content, to instances where content and services delivered via the platforms are discriminatory, "likely to cause irreparable harm," "may have directly contributed to a loss of life," or where they "directly enable harmful activity."

Warner said in a statement that, "Section 230 has provided a ’Get Out of Jail Free’ card to the largest platform companies even as their sites are used by scam artists, harassers, and violent mostly peaceful gunnies to cause damage and injury."

Section 230, which was passed in 1996 to help online platforms develop without fear of litigation over user-generated content, shields them from liability for content posted by users while giving them the leeway to moderate it if they consider it harmful by, in turn, protecting them from lawsuits over moderation.

The law has come under fire from both sides of the aisle, with Democrats generally calling for tighter policing of content, seeking to curb "hate speech," harassment, and calls for violence, while Republicans and conservatives more broadly have taken aim at the liability shields for enabling what they say is suppression of conservative voices and stifling of free speech.

At a recent hearing on domestic terrorism, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) warned tech companies to police content more tightly or face more stringent government intervention.

Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/08/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6524 views] Top|| File under:

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Peter Navarro: Joe Biden's executive orders are a 'deep state coup' by Bill Barr
[Raw Story] Peter Navarro, a former White House economic adviser under President Donald Trump, on Sunday suggested that former Attorney General Bill Barr took part in a "deep state coup" to help President Joe Biden.

During a segment with Navarro on Fox News, host Maria Bartiromo implied that there is something nefarious about the speed in which Biden signed executive orders after taking office.

"How were 17 of these executive orders ready to go and waiting for President Biden to sign minutes after inauguration?" Bartiromo wondered.

For his part, Navarro blamed Trump's former attorney general for Biden's initial executive orders.

"Here's the news behind the news," Navarro said. "Bill Barr, President Trump's attorney general, actually turns out to be also Joe Biden's first attorney general."

According to Navarro, Barr's Justice Department put up "hurdles" to slow walk 30 executive orders that the Trump administration wanted to put into place before leaving office.

"Bill Barr's office of legal counsel was fast-tracking all of these Biden EOs and basically it was a deep state coup," he opined.

Navarro singled out one of Biden's executive orders involving China, which he called "an abomination."

Watch the video below from Fox News.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/08/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6926 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Trump gets 100% of the blame on that hiring decision.

Posted by: Clem || 02/08/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Welcome to Washington DC - Where Freedom Use to Be Free

Posted by: Choluse tse Tung6385 || 02/08/2021 3:26 Comments || Top||

Pelosi's Rules Don't Apply to Her
[Fox News] Republicans are promising a "huge push" to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to pay the fine she imposed for bypassing magnetometers installed after the Capitol riot to enter the House floor.

Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., detailed to Fox News his firsthand account of watching the speaker enter the House floor from a forbidden entrance on Thursday.

"She opened the session on the floor, she came through what is known as the Speaker’s lobby," Davis said. "We are all told, one Republican was fined for doing this just yesterday, that you cannot walk through those entrances unless you are disabled."

Pelosi’s office has not yet denied the account, despite requests for comment.

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, was slapped with a $5,000 fine Friday for bypassing metal detectors when he said he’d left the House floor to use the bathroom.

Davis called Pelosi’s actions part of a "typical good for thee, not for me type of attitude that comes out of San Francisco."

"Pay the fine Speaker Pelosi," Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, wrote on Twitter.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/08/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6535 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  She'll probably charge it to the 'Entering thru the wrong door / Sexual Assault Payoff. Slush fund'.

Unless she already blew thru her entitlement.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/08/2021 0:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Pelosi is a scoundrel and a disgusting, senile pig.
Posted by: Clem || 02/08/2021 1:02 Comments || Top||

#3  ^--- And those are her good points!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/08/2021 1:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Rancid senile c*nt
Posted by: Thrailing Omerens7124 || 02/08/2021 1:08 Comments || Top||

#5  AOC Claims She Was Killed In The Capitol Riots And Is Now A Ghost
Posted by: Pliny Glinetch1735 || 02/08/2021 5:40 Comments || Top||

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