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El Chapo's wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, arrested on drug trafficking charges
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Home Front: Politix
Mittens Swings over to Oppose OMB Nominee
[Townhall] President Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Neera Tanden, saw another setback to her confirmation on Monday. GOP Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) will oppose Tanden's nomination, which already faced a steep approval challenge. Romney joins GOP Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Democrat Senator Joe Manchin (R-WV), all of whom are viewed as "swing votes," in opposing her confirmation. Tanden's nomination is plagued by her past statements about GOP lawmakers on Twitter, which she has since deleted, despite committing to civility and transparency.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/24/2021 00:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6515 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Democrat Senator Joe Manchin (R-WV)

I see what you did there Bobby.
Posted by: Secret Master || 02/24/2021 1:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, thanks, but it was Townhall that deserved the credit. I read it, but it didn't even register!
Posted by: Bobby || 02/24/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#3  You get RINOs like Pierre and Collins together with a sometimes, somewhat centrist Democrat like Manchin and they call it bipartisanship.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 02/24/2021 11:32 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Why gridlock is better than a handful of "thoughtful moderates."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/24/2021 13:17 Comments || Top||

#5  who gives a shtt about romney?
Posted by: irish rage boy || 02/24/2021 16:02 Comments || Top||


Mitch McConnell Supports Merrick Garland for Attorney General
[Breitbart] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will back Merrick Garland’s nomination to run President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice.

“I do,” McConnell replied when asked by Politico whether he supports Garland for attorney general.

McConnell opted against considering Garland’s 2016 nomination by then-President Barack Obama for the U.S. Supreme Court following the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Posted by: Ebbereger Unainter6303 || 02/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6527 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Was John McCain and Mitch McConnell butt buddies??
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 02/24/2021 0:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Hey Mitch? FUCK YOU. You're done. We need non-RINOS in 2022 to knock him out of the leadership if/when the GOP regains the Senate.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 5:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Not surprising. Mitch knows who holds the power now and he goes along with whoever does to keep feeding at the trough.

Swam man through and through.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/24/2021 10:31 Comments || Top||

#4  swamp man even...
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/24/2021 10:31 Comments || Top||

#5  McConnell is the High Priest of Bureaucracy™ and only wants a clean desk.
Posted by: magpie || 02/24/2021 11:48 Comments || Top||

#6  Modern version of vicar of bray.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 02/24/2021 17:39 Comments || Top||

#7  UniParty UniParty Rah-rah-rah!
We'll beat your team, any old time!
Posted by: Thock Chusomble8285 || 02/24/2021 22:12 Comments || Top||


‘There’s the door,’ ex-RNC chairman says to Republicans joining Trump party
Yes, Michael Steele was chairman of the RNC a decade ago, but in recent years he has become a political analyst for MSNBC, advertising spokesman for the infamous Lincoln Project, and endorsed Joe Biden for president. He hasn’t been anywhere near the Republican Party’s door for a long time.
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
I thought President Trump gave up the idea of a third party, setting his sights on replacing NeverTrumpers with his kind of fighters instead.
Posted by: Fred || 02/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6545 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Nice of him to point out the door we should throw him and his like out of...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/24/2021 1:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Nice of the Establishment Token to Hee-Haw his Donkey loving ass at this time.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 5:08 Comments || Top||

#3 
PREDICTION
The year is now 2022 and Michael Steele was chairman of the RNC. Because the RNC figured out that 76 million REAL Votes really do matter.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 02/24/2021 5:57 Comments || Top||

#4  I stopped supporting the Republican party as a whole during this asshat's tenure. He is everything that is wrong with the eGOP uniparty.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/24/2021 10:03 Comments || Top||

#5  Word is Perdue reversed course on running for Senate again (after filing paperwork to run) after an "unsatisfactory" phone call with Trump. So I guess the caterwauling about the GOP "moving on" from Trump is just so much noise and wishful thinking by some.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/24/2021 12:11 Comments || Top||

#6  Steele is pointing at the streetside of the door.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/24/2021 13:13 Comments || Top||

#7  The year is now 2022 and Michael Steele was chairman of the RNC.

Mr. Steele was RNC chairman 2009-2011. It has been a decade since Republicans were interested in what he had to say, but the propagandists at Iran PressTV can’t be expected to know that.

Reince Priebus took over in January 2011, running things until 2017 and starting outreach programs to young people and minorities. In 2017 Ronna Romney McDaniel (yes, she is Senator Mitt’s niece, which must lend spice to his bitterness) led the RNC into its current Trump-support territory, aided since 2019 by co-chair Thomas Hicks Jr., who came over from the Trump campaign.

I looked it up, so now we all know. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/24/2021 15:47 Comments || Top||

#8  Oh, the RNC knows who is the Leader of the Party and its not Mittens, or Cruz, or even DeSantis. Some old retread RE magnet from Manhattan.
Posted by: Jack is Back! || 02/24/2021 17:13 Comments || Top||

#9  Oh, the RNC knows who is the Leader of the Party and its not Mittens, or Cruz, or even DeSantis. Some old retread RE magnet from Manhattan.
Posted by: Jack is Back! || 02/24/2021 17:14 Comments || Top||

#10  Steele brought us Candidate McCain. That's enough to sink him.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 18:39 Comments || Top||

#11  Amd Steele has the door reversed - Trump has the majority of GOP voters behind him, not the Bush/McCain/McConnel wing of do-nothing Republicans.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 18:41 Comments || Top||

#12  Someone should ask him about his qualifications to judge anything or anybody, being a member of the Lincoln Project and all.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 02/24/2021 21:15 Comments || Top||


-PC Follies
Fauci Under Fire
[Fox News] BLUF Fauci on Sunday declined to say on CNN that grandparents who are fully vaccinated could see their grandchildren, saying "I don't want to be making a recommendation now on public TV. I would want to sit down with the team, take a look at that."
A measured, scientific response.
That prompted a rant from Meghan McCain on "The View."

"I was very frustrated when I saw this clip," she said. "The fact that Dr. Fauci is going on CNN and he can't tell me if I get the vaccine, I'll be able to have dinner with my family... It's terribly inconsistent messaging and it continues to be inconsistent messaging."
Meggie Moo is frustrated because St. Fauci is not living up to her personal expectations.
Fauci answered some of that criticism on CNN Tuesday.
Meggie was previously a full-throated fan of St. Fauci. Screw her too
"If I'm fully vaccinated and my daughter comes in the house and she's fully vaccinated ... common sense tells you that in fact you don't have to be as stringent," Fauci said. But, he added, "we want to get firm recommendations from the CDC" on what people can and cannot do when they are vaccinated.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/24/2021 00:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6535 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Simon Fauci Says...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/24/2021 1:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Wife and I canceled our appointment for the vaccine. She can't possibly pass the requirements
outlined in the "Prevaccination checklist for Covid-19 Vaccines" issued by the CDC.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 02/24/2021 1:48 Comments || Top||

#3  Another controversy unanswered
Posted by: Seville Haynes5249 || 02/24/2021 3:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Should have been fired long ago. He's a hack who is trading on his rep from decades ago.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 5:06 Comments || Top||

#5  The cadres on The View Spew, who clapped like monkeys whenever meggie Moo slandered Donald Trump, now want her fired, exiled, cancelled for saying "mean things" about St. Fauxi.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/24/2021 6:02 Comments || Top||

#6 

Every time I look at him in a photo, its like he's
smirking at us...

I'd bet even money I am not the only one thinking Fauci could be saying to his buddies:

"I bet I could get this bunch of idiots to wear 3 masks and bend over for a C-19 Test."


Posted by: NN2N1 || 02/24/2021 6:05 Comments || Top||

#7  AIDS activists wanted him fired 35 years ago because of his foot dragging on testing new treatments.
Posted by: Woozle Theamble4130 || 02/24/2021 8:21 Comments || Top||

#8  #6 - Highest paid Federal employee
Posted by: Frank G || 02/24/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#9  That pig is just as much a swamp rat rodent as anybody in Northern Virginia.
Posted by: Clem || 02/24/2021 8:59 Comments || Top||

#10  Re:#9: and then there's Fauci....
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 02/24/2021 9:04 Comments || Top||

#11  I go once a week to this bar here in Mario's estate ..if you are entering, leaving, standing talking to someone that's sitting or going to the john, you have to wear your mask..yet, when you are sitting down at the bar, or small tables, you could be tonguing whoever is next to you and the inspectors won't say anything..there are dividers but sometimes there are 4 customers in a row without one...bartender told me last week that they have come a few times already..bar is still open..now, where is the logic in that?
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 02/24/2021 9:56 Comments || Top||

#12  ^ not about logic..it's about compliance. Wear your yellow Star of David Juden!
Posted by: Warthog || 02/24/2021 10:16 Comments || Top||


Biden State Department nominee claimed Israel controls American politics, says Jews have dual loyalty
[PostMillennial] Uzra Zeya,
...first generation Indian-American and yet another Obama administration retread...
who formerly worked for the Washington Reporter on Middle East Affairs, compiled research for the book Stealth PACs: How Israel's American Lobby Took Control of U.S. Middle East Policy, which the book credits her for.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6499 views] Top|| File under:

#1  old is new again
Posted by: Wheel Squanto4853 || 02/24/2021 2:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Same old antisemitism as before.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/24/2021 10:01 Comments || Top||


US President Biden says N-word Live on CNN, Leftists Scramble to Defend Him
[EUTimes] Incumbent US president was previously the one who said during the August 2019 town hall meeting in Iowa that "poor kids" were just as intelligent as "white kids" — the phrase that has sparked a lot of questions among observers.

It was probably just a gaffe when Joe Biden used a slur during his video appearance at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. But many who analysed his speech were left uncomfortable after hearing a problematic N-word from the Democrat president.

Toward the end of Biden’s 18-minute speech viewers heard:

"Look, the range of challenges Europe and the United States must take on together is broad and complex. I am eager to hear, nig*er here next from my good friends and outstanding leaders such as [the German Chancellor Angela] Merkel about her thoughts and the way forward."

As the moment was pointed out by journalists, a lot of media users felt awkward. Some suggested that the gaffe was a result of Biden’s unfortunate attempt to repeat "eager to hear" one more time or simply a "mental typo" of which he has had many in the past.

But others were pretty confident that the lapse was unpardonable: after all, what would happen if it had been ex-Republican president Donald Trump who made the mistake?

Encore performance - Senate Transcripts: Joe Biden Quoted N-Word 13 Times in 1985 Hearings
Posted by: Ebbereger Unainter6303 || 02/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6542 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Kamala! Kamala! Escort him back to the basement!
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 02/24/2021 0:54 Comments || Top||

#2  NY Times would fire him for that.
Posted by: Deadeye Jaiting7534 || 02/24/2021 5:09 Comments || Top||

#3 

To say anything would be to call into question his senility and/or his many previous racist actions and comments on record.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 02/24/2021 5:54 Comments || Top||

#4  it's ok, he called Angela Merkel a ni**er

no harm, no foul
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 02/24/2021 6:42 Comments || Top||

#5  yeah, but is she Clean and Articulate™?
Posted by: Frank G || 02/24/2021 7:28 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ Snark O'The Day
Posted by: Daffy Jeremp7376 || 02/24/2021 7:58 Comments || Top||

#7  The GOP should make a 30 second ad with him repeating that.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 02/24/2021 11:09 Comments || Top||

#8  Racism or dementia? I know, embrace the power of and.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 02/24/2021 11:29 Comments || Top||

#9  waiting to have someone ask FPOTUS to sing her favorite Tupac lyrics
Posted by: Lord Garth || 02/24/2021 11:30 Comments || Top||

#10  Tape is inconclusive of what is said. Which is bad enough.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 02/24/2021 12:18 Comments || Top||

#11  /\ "Inconclusive" when one of their people says something...
Posted by: magpie || 02/24/2021 19:05 Comments || Top||



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Wed 2021-02-24
  El Chapo's wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, arrested on drug trafficking charges
Tue 2021-02-23
  Cleverness: U.S. Says Will Hold Iran 'Responsible' in Iraq but Won't 'Lash Out'
Mon 2021-02-22
  'Inexplicable': Alito and Thomas Dissent as Supreme Court Strikes Down Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit
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  Algeria Sentences Jihadist in French Beheading Trial to Death
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  ISCAP has secured its enclave in Mozambique
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  Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70
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  Senate Votes - 57 - 43; Trump Acquitted
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