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Posted by: 3dc || 10/28/2021 17:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [18 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,


Government Corruption
The Insanity Accelerates
Los Angeles ports will fine cargo ships waiting to unload their goods in an attempt to relieve congestion that is as desperate as it is gobsmackingly stupid.
It’s a fine so pointless and wrong that, of course, Presidentish Joe Biden has chimed in with his support for it.
According to CNBC, the White House is "hopeful" that fines will "ease the intensifying logjam of cargo ships" waiting to unload at Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles. Together, the two account for 40% of the country’s seaborne imports.
Carriers will have to pay "$100 per day for each container lingering past a given timeline" starting on the first of the month. Containers moved by truck will have nine days before they’ll start paying, and containers moved by rail will have just three days.
To show you just how wrong that is, allow me to use a down-home example.
My sons, ages 15 and 11, like to play a familiar game. The older, bigger one will hold the younger, shorter one at arm’s length by his forehead. The shorter one will then try to hit the taller one — to no avail because his shorter arms just can’t get there.
Now imagine that the older boy fined the younger one $100 for each missed punch because that’s pretty much what Los Angeles ports are doing to carriers.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 10/28/2021 13:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [208 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What everybody with solutions never said.

If this happens it will be an absolute disaster. In fact, I'd say it is designed to chase off the cargo ships.

Things I follow decided about a month ago they would go East Coast. What a Boss Call.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 14:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Six weeks in to two weeks to spend with the twins.

Honestly though, as soon as Peter Buttgig finishes up his wine woman show circuit, probably make things even worse, like environment fines for extended anchoring, back paid.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/28/2021 14:26 Comments || Top||

#3  Texas and Louisiana will happily unload those ships now and in the future. Green tree sprouts don't run our ports. I'm fast approaching the idea that Texas should Tax California for existing. If it comes to a fight, I know which state wins.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 10/28/2021 14:28 Comments || Top||

#4  More surreal with each passing day
Please tell me this a bad dream
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 14:57 Comments || Top||

#5  SpaceX had a lot of rockets to launch from Vandy this year. It's looking like CA really really sees undisturbed seal sex as more important...
Posted by: 3dc || 10/28/2021 17:25 Comments || Top||

#6  Mexico is stupid for not having built a container port. So many jobs, so many grift and smuggling opportunities and the shipping companies would be happy to pay the breakage costs to get their ships unloaded and returning for another load.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/28/2021 17:26 Comments || Top||

#7  The USA may be committing slow suicide, but California is leading the way.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/28/2021 18:12 Comments || Top||


CORRUPTION: Hunter Biden's "Art" Costs $100,000 MORE Than Signed Picasso Paintings
[Trending Politics] On Tuesday night, NY Post columnist Miranda Devine sounded the alarm on the shady "business" of Hunter Biden’s paintings. During an appearance on Tucker Carlson, Devine revealed that some of Hunter’s paintings cost $100,000 MORE than signed pieces by Picasso. (Nothing weird about that, right?)

"In the end, I went across the road to another art gallery, very high end art gallery called the Martin Lawrence gallery. And they have beautiful paintings by Picasso and Marc Chagall and Roy Lichtenstein and so on, and they are cheaper. You can buy a signed Picasso for $400,000 which is cheaper than Hunter Biden’s $500,000 paintings," she said.

"So I think that the people who are paying insane prices for Hunter Biden paintings are not really doing it for the art," she concluded.

Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How much for NFT stills taken from his live-streamed pr0n videos? Bueller? Brandon?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 0:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh ick, MF.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/28/2021 1:38 Comments || Top||

#3  [seriously] Corruption in plain sight.
Access to the president of the US, for sale by his disgusting deranged depraved son. Not even shy about it. $500k per shtuka.

And our media ignore it, because y'know OrangeMan.

Truly we are through the looking glass now.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 6:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Yes but can Picasso get you a no bid contract with the US Government?

This is a package deal:
$500,050 for contract
-$50 for Hunter's painting at a garage sale.
Posted by: Unemble Oppressor of the Chinese6928 || 10/28/2021 10:22 Comments || Top||

#5  These "paintings" have a good chance of going to $0 value in a little over three years, or even of becoming evidence of involvement in a criminal conspiracy.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 10:52 Comments || Top||

#6  Always thought Picasso was crap... but don't get me started on SloJoe's failed abortion.
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/28/2021 10:55 Comments || Top||


NIH Erases Website's Section on Gain of Function amid Fauci Fallout
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [183 views] Top|| File under:

#1  WHO is doing the same thing with anything contrary to Vaccine worldwide efforts.
Posted by: Dale || 10/28/2021 3:55 Comments || Top||

#2  What, nobody caches websites anymore, for specifically this reason?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 5:19 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Jack Posobiec ‐ ‘Multiple sources confirm Jill Biden has asked about using 25th Amendment to get rid of Kamala Harris'…
Posted yesterday as a comment by our own NoMoreBS
[Citizen Free Press] Video
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [391 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The 25th Amendment? Seriously, don't you guys know anyone over in the Clinton camp? They're old hands at removing pieces from the board.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/28/2021 0:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Biden is easy 25th fodder, but I haven't seen anything yet that would justify dumping Harris. Yet. Besides, then you get Pelosi...
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/28/2021 1:11 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ Yes indeed. She is almost a ghost. Thank goodness because when she finds her voice she will be worse than AOC or the View types.
Posted by: Dale || 10/28/2021 3:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Since Joe is clearly already "gone".
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/28/2021 5:40 Comments || Top||

#5  #2 Biden is easy 25th fodder, but I haven't seen anything yet that would justify dumping Harris. Yet. Besides, then you get Pelosi...
Posted by: Glenmore 2021-10-28 01:11


Glen,

The way it is supposed to work (one can never tell for sure these days) is that if the Vice Presidency is vacant, the President nominates someone, and the Senate confirms. Pelosi is a factor only as long as there is no VP or approved nominee.

Where this gets old-Chinese-saying interesting is if somebody decides to get cute and not nominate a VP. As I've pointed out a couple times, although that makes Pelosi next in line, she doesn't want the job. SotH is arguably a more powerful and influential job than POTUS these days, at least at the domestic level, and if she became POTUS she'd lose her House seat and seniority - you can't hold two Federal-level elected offices at once, and there's no provision for giving her her House seat back after she's done.

As far as a 25A effort to get rid of Harris...the nice folks who made that story up really should read the 25th. No mention of anything even resembling the VP being 'unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office", and that's that. I absolutely see why they would want to get rid of her; she will be a literal drag on the Democratic ticket next year and a flat-out hazard in 2024. Historians will eventually say that Biden crippled himself the minute he locked his campaign into selecting Harris as VP, and we're already seeing the results of that.

Bottom Line: There's no provision for removing a VP simply because you don't like her, and suddenly deciding she's incapable of fulfilling her duties would be a stretch even for the MSM.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 10/28/2021 6:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Spiro Agnew
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/28/2021 6:53 Comments || Top||

#7  #5 Mike: She could always choke to death on something since she's pretty much overcome her gag reflex.

/Yes, Pappy. I'll go to my room now
Posted by: Frank G || 10/28/2021 6:59 Comments || Top||

#8  I do not recall Jill Biden being elected or nominated for any position of authority. She should cannot even manage Joe or Hunter.
Posted by: Airandee || 10/28/2021 7:00 Comments || Top||

#9  Edith Wilson to the courtesy phone please
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 7:02 Comments || Top||

#10  If you are ever in Wytheville, VA, visit Skeeter's for lunch. Edith Wilson was born in one of the apartments above the restaurant.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/28/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#11  /\ If you arriving via I-81, mind the truck traffic.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/28/2021 8:00 Comments || Top||

#12  I absolutely see why they would want to get rid of her

They need to quickly get this underway because Joe is fading fast.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/28/2021 12:02 Comments || Top||

#13  slowly at first...
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 13:46 Comments || Top||

#14  Re #6: Spiro Agnew resigned after he was caught accepting bribes.
The 25th amendment had nothing to do with it. Although he could have been impeached.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 10/28/2021 18:10 Comments || Top||

#15  ^ F'ing nattering nabobs of negativism!!
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||

#16  Careful, Mr. Ferret, you're showing your age! [snicker]
Posted by: Bobby || 10/28/2021 18:15 Comments || Top||

#17  Ah yes, Spiro (and Safire) and I have heard the chimes at midnight...
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/28/2021 21:19 Comments || Top||

#18  I was a precocious '59 child and even I remember the nattering nabobs and Spiro's exit
Posted by: Frank G || 10/28/2021 22:03 Comments || Top||



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