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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Joe diGenova: ‘John Brennan Is the Mastermind' of ‘Conspiracy to Frame Donald Trump'
[Breitbart] DiGenova said, "It’s very important for people to realize this was not some little idea that popped into Brennan’s head. There was a brazen plot that started before the election, and the plot was to illegally exonerate Hillary Clinton so that she could become president, and then if she lost, there was an insurance policy to frame Donald Trump so he could be prevented from taking office or removed from office after inauguration."

"John Brennan is at the core of this conspiracy," added diGenova. "His handymen and acolytes were Clapper and Comey and the senior FBI officials who worked with Comey. Let’s not forget that all of the people in senior levels of the Department of Justice under Obama were involved in this plot."

"Loretta Lynch was too dumb to be allowed to lead it," speculated diGenova.

"This is Brennan Inc. It’s a Brennan special," concluded diGenova.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/16/2019 05:14 || Comments || Link || [336084 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Mastermind? That's giving Brennan a lot. The term imparts some super intelligence to a guy who should never have been in the job of CIA director. Conniving, lying and evil. Yes.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/16/2019 10:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Who appointed him, and do you really think Champ had the intellectual ability to craft what follows. So, look for the spider behind him, her past family history and allegiance and where she hides/resides today. Taking down Brennan opens that can of worms...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 05/16/2019 12:52 Comments || Top||

#3  If he was behind it a fire squad should be a possibility. We've sent the wrong message by failing to shoot traitors these days.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 05/16/2019 14:01 Comments || Top||

#4  I think I'd be OK with Conniving, lying and evil as long as he was on our side. But he voted for the Commies, fer cripes sake. That should have been a red (heh) flag!
Posted by: SteveS || 05/16/2019 14:46 Comments || Top||

#5  Who appointed him?

Who could have fired him years earlier? Boosh!
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/16/2019 15:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Maybe but Osama bin Obama had to have known the whole f-ing time. Drag his sorry ass before a grand jury.
Posted by: Woodrow || 05/16/2019 17:50 Comments || Top||

#7  ValJar > Lightbringer > Brennan
Posted by: charger || 05/16/2019 19:25 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Something for the Ladies: The Best Kentucky Derby Hats of 2019
[G&G] There may have been controversy on the track at the 2019 Kentucky Derby, but there was no disputing spectators’ style at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby Day races. From floral fascinators to head-to-toe looks, fashion was the undisputed winner. Photographer Nerissa Sparkman captured some of the weekend’s best looks. Scroll through for some of our favorites.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/16/2019 05:43 || Comments || Link || [336116 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No MAGA hats?
Posted by: gorb || 05/16/2019 6:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Most of those look like someone lost a bet.
Posted by: Mercutio || 05/16/2019 7:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Worse are the men's fashions.

What is it about events like this which make the guys think it is ok to wear any of that crap, never mind in combination and not matching.

I have seen my three year old daughter put together a better outfit by herself for Halloween. Ever seen a princess pirate unicorn? Better than that horseshoe rose travesty.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/16/2019 10:37 Comments || Top||

#4  They look like they’re having fun. I like that.
Posted by: Angeng Whomose3161 || 05/16/2019 23:16 Comments || Top||

Iraq may stand to benefit from heightened US-Iran tensions
Posted without comment because I lack the vocabulary.
[Rudaw] Iraq could stand to benefit from "gigantic" economic deals with US companies if it capitalises on elevated tension as Baghdad tries to maintain a balancing act, suggested American analyst David Pollock in Rudaw's most recent episode of The Washington Perspective.

Pollock is the Bernstein Fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on regional political dynamics and related issues. He is also the director of Project Fikra, the Institute's think-tank aimed at countering the spread of extremism in the Middle East.

Pollock's comments come amid a period of "deliberate heightened tension" between the two countries. The United States' application of "maximum pressure" in the form of hardline policies like its withdrawal from the JCPOA (more widely known as the Iran nuclear deal) last year, the re-imposition of ever-growing sanctions since November, the designation of the 120,000-strong Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization, and the deployment of warships to the Persian Gulf have sparked fury in Iran. Iran has retaliated by setting a 60-day deadline for new terms for its nuclear deal on May 8.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 05/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336064 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

Home Front: Culture Wars
K–12: Educrats Are Parasites
[American Thinker] Parents in American K‐12 often see that their children are unhappy and not learning much. But parents for the most part tolerate this abuse. Why?

Teachers accept danger, disrespect, and the constant prospect of burnout. The autonomous activity that teachers traditionally engaged in is effectively prohibited. Why do they accept this?

Meanwhile, unnecessary administrators swarm through the system, and superintendents are notoriously overpaid, many above $200,000 a year. Principals and administrators hardly deign to negotiate with the community except to say, "No, you can't." The Education Establishment has changed public education into a lucrative private business. Why do taxpayers tolerate this underperforming but overcharging colossus?

For all of these questions, one obvious answer is parasitic mind control. John Dewey and his true believers wanted to use the school system for social engineering. They had to rewire, intellectually speaking, the system so it would pursue new goals in new ways. Dewey's plot has been successful.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/16/2019 05:47 || Comments || Link || [336073 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Someone pointed out to me what Bill Bennett said: "If you want to know what's wrong with schools in America, screw an ElEd major..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/16/2019 6:31 Comments || Top||

#2  M. Murcek - NO! Dated one once for awhile. NO NO NO!
And when given a choice of three textbooks for her science course chose the one with the pretty pictures even though it was dead wrong on most of it's science.
Posted by: 3dc || 05/16/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Reason #4,563 to homeschool your kids.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/16/2019 11:55 Comments || Top||

#4  And the Department of Education(?) and Congress with all of their mandated reports require school districts to have dedicated staff for the preparation of the report...when it is only an annual submittal requirement.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 05/16/2019 15:30 Comments || Top||

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