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-Obits-
Bill Clinton's special advisor who let Jeffrey Epstein into the White House seven times and flew on the Lolita Express dies at 59 – the latest associate of the former President to suffer an early demise
[MAIL] One of Bill Clinton's former special advisors who helped cement his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein has died at the age of 59, becoming the latest associate of the former President to die young.

Mark Middleton's family said that he passed away on Saturday in a statement which did not reveal the cause of death.

The father-of-two lived in Little Rock, Arkansas, and local law enforcement and the county coroner told DailyMail.com that they were not investigating the death and did not respond to it.

The Middleton family did not reply to requests for comment.

Middleton had for decades run an air conditioning business in Little Rock but in the 1990s he was a special advisor to Clinton and finance director on his Presidential campaign.

During that time Middleton admitted Epstein to the Clinton White House on seven of the at least 17 times the late pedophile visited.

Middleton also flew on Epstein's plane and appears to have acted as a conduit between the two men.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/12/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

If I were an Insurance Underwriter, any Clinton associate under review would be denied a policy.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 05/12/2022 8:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Any causes of death other than Arkancide?
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/12/2022 8:45 Comments || Top||

#3  "Special"
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 05/12/2022 10:55 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
American Infants Go Hungry While Biden Sends Baby Formula to Illegals
[PJMEDIA] In a Facebook video, Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) made a blood-boiling accusation: Even as American parents face the prospect of being unable to feed their infant children adequately amid a worsening baby formula shortage, the Biden administration has been shipping pallets of formula to the Mexican border to hand out free of charge to foreign nationals who enter the country illegally.

“Something that I absolutely have to share with you right now is the craziness of the Bare-Shelves Biden movement and the fact that they are sending pallets — pallets — of baby formula to the border. Meanwhile, in our own district, at home, we cannot find baby formula,” said Cammack. She held up two photos, one of alleged bare shelves in a Target store. The second photo, says Cammack, was sent to her by a Border Patrol agent and showed plentiful stocks of baby formula at Ursula Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.

Immigration detention centers have long stocked supplies to tend to the needs of the illegals who sneak over the U.S. border on a regular basis. Once a starving infant or sick child is on its soil, no civilized nation can refuse him or her the food and care he or she needs. But with the massively increased influx of aliens lured across the border by Biden’s lax policies, the demand for supplies has ballooned. The situation, coupled with the Democrats’ destructive policies that have crippled the supply chain, has placed even higher demand on dwindling provisions. Now, American parents are placed in the harrowing situation of being forced to compete with foreign nationals for the most basic nourishment their children need to survive and thrive.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/12/2022 13:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If all women who could breast feed did so, there would be no shortage for the rest. (One daughter needed to supplement, the other became a lactation consultant.)
Posted by: Glenmore || 05/12/2022 14:41 Comments || Top||

#2  See - wet nurse [not available in CA which outlawed 'gig' jobs]
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/12/2022 15:58 Comments || Top||

#3  I sure had a tough time breast feeding the kids. So did momma when she wasn't available for any of a hundred reasons.

In fact, if someone were to come into the room this night and play a recording of a baby crying, I could have the bottle, formula temperature correct, on mouth in 10 minutes. For bonus points I will wake up in time to do a proper burping and bed-tuck.

And it has been xx years since last rep.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 16:25 Comments || Top||

#4  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/washington-secrets/illegal-migrants-first-to-get-pallets-of-hard-to-find-baby-formula
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 05/12/2022 16:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Because there are severe food allergies in Mr. Wife’s family, I exclusively breastfed the trailing daughters until they were ready to begin learning to eat solid food. I can therefore report from personal experience that not only does breast milk freeze beautifully, but in the heat of summer an infant not trained to demand body temperature bottles will very happily cool off with a breast milk slushy, that is a partially defrosted portion in a bottle.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/12/2022 20:16 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
9th circuit Shoots Down California's Latest Attempt to Limit Gun Rights
[PJMEDIA]
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/12/2022 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [118 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Title X USC

(a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied males at least 17 years of age and, except as provided in section 313 of title 32, under 45 years of age who are, or who have made a declaration of intention to become, citizens of the United States...


States can not preempt federal statute implementing Constitutional authority. In this case Art I, Powers of Congress to organize and regulate the militia.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/12/2022 10:31 Comments || Top||

#2  It seems that Trump and McConnell managed to cooperate on a few things and so today we have a more reasonable 9th Circuit.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/12/2022 11:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Paywall
Posted by: KBK || 05/12/2022 11:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Sorry KBK, didn't notice until after I posted. Here is a rundown:

California is certainly no fan of gun rights, especially when it comes to young adults.

The state is finally getting a taste of its own medicine in the judicial system, which thankfully is holding it accountable for some of its barricades to freedom.

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 2-1 on Wednesday that the California law which banned those under 21 from purchasing semiautomatic weapons is unconstitutional, the Associated Press reported. The court also said that a lower court in San Diego should have shot down the law sooner.

“America would not exist without the heroism of the young adults who fought and died in our revolutionary army,” Judge Ryan Nelson said, according to the outlet.

“Today we reaffirm that our Constitution still protects the right that enabled their sacrifice: the right of young adults to keep and bear arms.”
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/12/2022 13:42 Comments || Top||

#5  The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 2-1 on Wednesday

God bless President Trump and even Senator Mitch McConnell for making federal court judges a priority.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/12/2022 15:10 Comments || Top||


Economy
Biden administration cancels oil and gas lease sales in Alaska, Gulf of Mexico
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/12/2022 08:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Given up controlling oil prices and any hope of avoiding a mid-term wipe-out?
Posted by: ruprecht || 05/12/2022 10:00 Comments || Top||

#2  He's doubling down on helping his Butt-Buddy Vladimir Putin.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 05/12/2022 10:09 Comments || Top||

#3  Big oil's fault, says Yahoo News, not the fact that Brandon canceled leases, or judges keep shutting them down. Oh, and the inflated gas prices are mostly on Putin, certainly not Brandon.

The truth is in there someplace; I'm quite sure!
Posted by: Bobby || 05/12/2022 11:12 Comments || Top||

#4  It's almost as if he already knows how the election will go.

The fix is in folks.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/12/2022 11:27 Comments || Top||

#5  The easiest, most logical thing he could do to ease inflation and he won't do it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/12/2022 11:40 Comments || Top||

#6  Garrrdanged Ole' Russians!
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 11:45 Comments || Top||

#7  The leftists are feeding him into the wood chipper. His replacement will just have to hold the line as all the destructive moves will already be done by disposable Joe.
Posted by: Super Hose || 05/12/2022 12:19 Comments || Top||

#8  Makes you wonder if this isn't designed to make his replacement look good.
Posted by: ruprecht || 05/12/2022 15:45 Comments || Top||

#9  Don't forget the Feds are also interfering with, or even threatening, banks who lend money to the existing drillers/refiners who use the credit for start-up and production costs.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 05/12/2022 17:44 Comments || Top||

#10  That was one of the heavily bet theories; let all the damage happen under Brandon then bring in the replacement which would be credited with "improvements", and when questioned, Befuddled Joe would only be able to answer, "Cherry Garica".
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 22:30 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
FBI Whistleblowers Claim Agents Investigated Parents Accused of Threatening School Boards over Mask Policies
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/12/2022 08:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [32 views] Top|| File under:


Biden's SEC to investigate Musk for buying Twitter.
[DailyWire]
Just head to the title link at the Daily Wire.
Posted by: 3dc || 05/12/2022 00:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [131 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Fascism - when government and business collude to run everyone's life. Life in the Inner Party is good and restricted.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/12/2022 7:34 Comments || Top||

#2  But, but, but what about Hunter's laptop ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/12/2022 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Folks should make a big noise about who in hte SEC gave the orders on this little fascist control exercise. Make it clear that if they break laws they will be held accountable, even if Biden gave the orders.
Posted by: ruprecht || 05/12/2022 10:01 Comments || Top||

#4  The only real power that any bureaucrat has is to say "no". If they say "yes" they open themselves up to scrutiny and the chance of being a scapegoat. Saying "no" makes them feel like they are "protecting the public" and makes them feel powerful. The curse of unionized, GS level, permanent-hire bureaucrats.
Fire 90% of them !
America needs to impose austerity pay reductions cuts on federal employees pensions and wages.
Posted by: Acapulco Joe || 05/12/2022 10:33 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Biden starts SCREAMING about food shortages... which are currently happening under his administra
Posted by: Fred || 05/12/2022 00:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [313 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Saboteurs and Wreckers! Death to the Kulaks!"
Posted by: magpie || 05/12/2022 0:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Loud, scary talk to the big, scary union.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/12/2022 2:11 Comments || Top||


#4 
We decided to play it safe back in late 2020 and have been buying extra COTS storage food each month.

Doing so, we have noticed when stocking our pantry shelves, that some major name brand Can Good item sizes have been trimmed a few OZ's here and there
likely for pricing appearances.

We also noted Best By Dates are now running only about 11 to 14 months out. As compared to same brand Items we purchased over a year ago that still have longer Best By Dates than the new purchased stuff.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 05/12/2022 8:16 Comments || Top||

#5  Who in the hell does he think caused these shortages. Is he listening to the voices in his head? If "Yes", we are in trouble. Dems and fellow-travelers have just about destroyed this country in just over a year.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/12/2022 8:48 Comments || Top||

#6  Next he'll be endorsing Soylent Green
Posted by: Warthog || 05/12/2022 8:57 Comments || Top||

#7  Maybe he is remembering the lines of COVID-unemployed folks waiting for donated food in the first few months of 'flatten the curve.' Private churches and individuals were contributing; the govt not so much.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/12/2022 9:03 Comments || Top||

#8  Next he'll be endorsing Soylent Green

To be fair, there are a number of socioeconomic problems that go away under a Soylent Green(tm) scenario. And after all, protein is protein, amirite?
Posted by: SteveS || 05/12/2022 9:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Soylant Green would drastically increase the number of Vegans.
Posted by: ruprecht || 05/12/2022 10:06 Comments || Top||

#10  i would rather die than here any more vegans talk about how they are vegan.
Posted by: Chris || 05/12/2022 10:10 Comments || Top||

#11  That's the worst I've seen. Senile sundowner, yelling into the wind as we wanders aimlessly behind the backdrop. Every day is a new low - every new low is a fresh outrage. We're in total free fall now.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/12/2022 10:14 Comments || Top||

#12  That was because Protocols of Covid and Travel Restrictions.

Remember..remember when Gretchen and the Democrats would have you turned in by the Karenwachen for wanting to be seeds?

Or when the Karenwachen would have a grocery store or restaurant closed and the utilities shut off by the Gesundheitswesen if they were 1 person over 1/4 capacity or someone took their mask off, like when the NYPD send five armed officers to secure a six year old eating cake because if they didn't call that restaurant would be shuttered?

Shuttered Ports in California and all West Coast because transport regulations? Factories at 1/4 capacity with threats of confiscating food production facilities using National Guards? Our fucking Democrat Governor threatened not only those production facilities but also the farmers and ranchers for "traveling further than 1/4 mile in a day." You fucking putz, and your put a seed in the ground cover it with dirt and voila food! sonsabitches.

One of the first things Team Brandon did was try to bag the transport sector. Unless those were plates from Oaxaca, that truck is fine with dragging chains, bald tires, and a drunk operator, and...gasp...UnVaxxed!

But OK. I say go for it. People who see they are making $0.75 to last year's dollar, can't get what they used to at the grocery store even if it is in stock, and don't want their kids figuratively and literally fucked by public school workers are weirdos. Great messaging. Louder please.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 11:05 Comments || Top||

#13  i'm stealing karenwachen
Posted by: Chris || 05/12/2022 12:26 Comments || Top||

#14  It should also be pointed out, that each and every one of the border crossers needs three meals a day.

Except babies. Babies need like 6 or more. If mom can't produce or the baby isn't the woman's baby but a prop then guess what, and who gets first dibs. I'd bet a teething ring there is a stocked warehouse of formula set aside 'just in case', going bad in the summertime heat.

Guess who absolutely owns The Southern Border.

Another question. This recent photo shoot Band Aid for Ukraine, could we ask, how much food/baby formula was included with that? Just curious, in these Covid Protocol induced production shortages, is The Democrat Fed elbowing its way to the front of the line to take finite products from USA distribution or else the factory gets closed because "two babies got the barfs from ?something?"
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 12:45 Comments || Top||

#15  Ref #4, NN2N1, the packaging and Best-by-Date tactics have become ubiquitous now, especially the tactic of only selling the larger-sized packaging with less net content, thus saving on packaging costs per unit of measure. But its everywhere, smaller portions in frozen food, significantly small candy bar sizes. I even encountered the reduction in size for Irish Spring and Dial soap bars. But the ultimate insult, was the Guinness Stout Can content down from the traditional 1 pint to 14.9 oz!
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 05/12/2022 12:54 Comments || Top||

#16  Boddington’s as well
Posted by: Beavis || 05/12/2022 12:56 Comments || Top||

#17  "It comes in pints?!"

"Not anymore, Master Pippin. Oh, and you owe another Guilder."

My $10 laundry soap is half the size it was year and half ago.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 14:22 Comments || Top||

#18  I've read reports today, don't know if they are true or not, that baby formula has been going to illegals. If so Biden's folks may have really done what it takes to convince America the border needs to be secured.
Posted by: ruprecht || 05/12/2022 15:47 Comments || Top||

#19  Think its been on the tips of tongues for a while now. Now that it has gone from 'theory is, decreased limited supplies plus an increase in demand especially locally leads to higher prices, but higher prices sponsored by the government lead to scarcity' to 'where the fuck is it?'; its a bit more concrete.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 15:56 Comments || Top||

#20  #Ref 18
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/washington-secrets/illegal-migrants-first-to-get-pallets-of-hard-to-find-baby-formula
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 05/12/2022 16:49 Comments || Top||

#21  Oh no. Dated yesterday.

Starving American Babies Disguise Selves As Ukrainian Soldiers In Hopes Of Getting $40 Billion In Federal Aid
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/12/2022 16:54 Comments || Top||

#22 

Seriously, IF DC did do a Soylant Green type scenario. All they would have to do, is call it "Protein Biscuits", a 100% Vegan meat substitute/meat alternative that is high in protein and low in carbs.

Then Generation Weird would jump on it.

However, 1 thing in the movie we could use at BLM/ANTIFA peaceful protests.


BTW: 2022 is the year that Soylent Green the movie is based in.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 05/12/2022 18:36 Comments || Top||



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