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-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Question for travellers
Ladies and gentlemen of Rantburg, charger would like to know:
The Trump defense team is currently being aired on CNN. Is it being shown in airports or have they switched over the HLN?
Posted by: jpal || 01/25/2020 10:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under:


-Land of the Free
All is Proceeding According to Plan

First we do the 2nd, then the 1st then we can ignore the rest of that pesky "Constitution" thingy.

[Bongino] It's another day, another crazy proposed bill in Virginia. While the state has been making headlines for their assault on the Second Amendment, that's hardly the only bullet point on their agenda.

The state doesn't have much respect for the Second Amendment, and we're about to see if their attitude is the same towards the First. Bill HB 1627 is titled "Threats and harassment of certain officials and property; venue," and was introduced by Democrat Jeffrey M. Bourne on January 16th.

[The bill] Provides that certain crimes relating to threats and harassment may be prosecuted in the City of Richmond if the victim is the Governor, Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant Governor-elect, Attorney General, or Attorney General-elect, a member or employee of the General Assembly, a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, or a judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia. In addition, threats to damage property may be prosecuted in the City of Richmond if the property is owned by the Commonwealth and located in the Capitol District.
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/25/2020 06:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [126 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  Consider the fact that Va. went blue because of all the Fedgov craparatchiks who live in NoVa.

Then contemplate the implications for this country when these people are allowed to give full, free rein to their impulses on a nationwide scale by the next Democrat in the White House.
Posted by: charger || 01/25/2020 14:21 Comments || Top||


Government in the Shadows
VDH
[National Review] Goodbye to the peaceful transfer of power.

The frenetic opposition to Donald Trump by the Washington establishment, the new progressive, hard-left Democratic party, and in particular the veterans of the Obama administration has led to the ruination of a number of hallowed protocols and customs.

Impeachment has been redefined as a mere vote of no confidence and will become a rank political ploy for years to come once an opposition party gains a majority in the House. It is taking on the flavor of a preemptory device, a vaccination, rather than a medicine, as if to prevent future hypothetical crimes in the absence of current impeachable offenses.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: 746 || 01/25/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sharyl Attkisson; the deliberate nullification of the constitutional treaty-making prerogative of the Senate during the Iran deal, whose secrete accords were never disclosed to the American people; and the warping of the CIA, DOJ, FBI, and National Security Council

Warping? Don't be confused by the natural curvature. It's the way they roll.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 2:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Serious revamping of both the educational system & civil service are in order - but, is it possible?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 3:09 Comments || Top||

#3  /\ No.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 3:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Hope you're wrong, Visitor.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 3:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Bloody civil war has a tendency to clean out a lot of institutions that thought themselves centers of power and beyond accountability. Humans seem to have a reaction to alter behaviors in such circumstances.
Posted by: Procopius2K || 01/25/2020 7:07 Comments || Top||

#6  Can I get my ticket now for the next Dem impeachment?
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 10:09 Comments || Top||

#7  Conservative verbosity regarding civil war is becoming the embarrassing war cry of the eunuchs. The only way to stop this madness is a swift and arrogantly (Democrats Party Style) Justice Department decisive elimination of the seditious bastards.
Posted by: Ichnusa || 01/25/2020 11:05 Comments || Top||

#8  "War cry of the eunuchs" - Nice.

There is no "civil war" looming.

90% of this is just theatrics: a buffoonish show that has zero connection to reality.

"Impeachment" that has zero chance of succeeding.

"Resistance" against "Russian aggression" by a party whose leader spent most of 2012 disparaging as "warmongers" and "Cold war fossils" anyone who criticized his "flexibility" re Russia.

It's like listening to Weinstein and Billy Jeff posture as feminists. Oh wait...
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 11:12 Comments || Top||

#9  Sure, #6 JohnQC - might at well beat the non-rush. ;-)
Posted by: Barbara || 01/25/2020 11:32 Comments || Top||

#10  #6 Can I get my ticket now for the next Dem impeachment?

"Can I get my ticket now for impeachment of the next Dem POTUS" would have been a better, less confusing way to state this.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 12:01 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Nadler Says Trump Is a 'Dictator' Because He Would Rather Go to Court Than Turn Over Documents
[PJ Media] Lovely Pic
Posted by: Frank G || 01/25/2020 11:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The expression of the woman behind him says it all.... LOL....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/25/2020 15:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Nadler seems to be a dictator wannabe without the brains to do it.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 01/25/2020 17:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Someone should subpoena a bunch of documents from Nads, and see how quick he runs to court.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/25/2020 17:31 Comments || Top||

#4  The blather emitted from their mouths. I can't believe a sentient being would utter such nonsense.
Posted by: Clem || 01/25/2020 20:17 Comments || Top||


It looks like New York's getting the crime uptick politicians have been asking for
h/t Instapundit
[NYP] - Robbery is up almost 30% in New York City since the first of the year. Is this a statistical blip, a trend ‐ or a New Year’s bail-reform gift from Albany, robbery now largely being a revolving-door offense in the Empire State?

Time will tell, but consider this as well: According to the latest NYPD stats, the number of shooting victims in the city is up 31% since New Year’s Day ‐ so at the very least Gotham appears to be off to a rocky 2020 compared to last year.

Which should not surprise: Not only does government usually get more of what it encourages, when it comes to crime, it also gets more of what it fails to discourage.

Sad to say, New York falls down on both counts.

Albany’s bail-reform initiative got off to an ominously comical start. When the feds had to take custody of alleged serial bank-robber Gerod Woodberry because local judges had to keep turning him loose ‐ well, what else was there to do but laugh?

But consider this: Robbery in the third degree became a revolving-door offense Jan. 1, and this was followed by a dramatic, 29% spike in reported robberies, according to the most recent ‐ albeit very short-term ‐ CompStat numbers.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 03:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Some might call this related:

Subway graffiti is making a resurgence in NYC.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 6:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Paging Paul Kersey, paging Mr. Paul Kersey...
Posted by: Raj || 01/25/2020 7:39 Comments || Top||

#3  This is due to the far left's obsession with harm reduction.

They only have two values, justice and harm reduction. And since justice will always lose to harm reduction, they really only have one value. That's what this is. They can't see anything but black men in prison. They must act to right this great wrong.

That it's going to result in tremendous harm to innocent people? Yeah, their brains don't work that way. Nice try though.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 01/25/2020 8:50 Comments || Top||

#4  The model is to create chaos and then expand the bureaucracy to solve the problem.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 10:49 Comments || Top||

#5  "The model is to create chaos and then expand the bureaucracy to solve make the problem worse."

FTFY - no charge, #4 JohnQC.

Posted by: Barbara || 01/25/2020 11:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Thanx.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 12:03 Comments || Top||

#7  Maybe some do, but most of the supporters of this "harm reduction" philosophy are true believers. And they hunt heretics; even those who have been in contact with the heretics are unclean.

We're looking at a new religion.
Posted by: James || 01/25/2020 19:14 Comments || Top||


Lindsey Graham Says He Would Oppose Effort to Compel Hunter Biden Testimony
[NR] Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Friday said if Republican colleagues attempt to compel Hunter Biden to testify in the impeachment trial of President Trump, he will vote against the subpoena.

"I don’t want to call Hunter Biden. I don’t want to call Joe Biden. I want someone to look at this when this is done," Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill.

"I don’t think it’s wrong for us to look at the Biden connection in the Ukraine, the $3 million given to the vice president’s son by the most corrupt company in the Ukraine," Graham said. However, he added, "To my Republican friends, you may be upset about what happened in the Ukraine with the Bidens but this is not the venue to litigate that."

Republicans such as Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) have repeatedly threatened to subpoena Hunter Biden if Democrats follow through on their intention to summon former White House national security adviser John Bolton. Paul and colleague Ted Cruz (R., Texas) have suggested the idea of "witness reciprocity," allowing Democrats to call a witness to testify in exchange for a Republican witness.

Graham acknowledged he will need several Republican senators to vote with him to prevent a subpoena of Hunter Biden and that he doesn’t yet know of other senators who would join him.

The fate of possible votes regarding Bolton and other possible Democratic witnesses was still unclear. A group of moderate GOP senators, including Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah, have signaled support in the past for allowing witnesses at the trial.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 02:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The worthless SOB can't seem to get behind the Speaker and the party. Did Maverick come to him in a dream ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 2:17 Comments || Top||

#2  It's Joe you need to question. Even if you know he'll plead the 5th or play dumb it'll make him look terrible to voters.
Posted by: ruprecht || 01/25/2020 3:18 Comments || Top||

#3  What on earth is his reasoning?
Does he have his own Ukrainian slush?
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 3:20 Comments || Top||

#4  ^I'll take Does he have his own Ukrainian slush? for 100 NIS.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 3:22 Comments || Top||

#5  Compel?

..cause you don't want to be compared to an Arkansas divorce judge with the success you'll have?
Posted by: Procopius2K || 01/25/2020 6:58 Comments || Top||

#6  One might be almost tempted to think that Lindsey has some Ukraine investments.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 10:27 Comments || Top||

#7  The path goes _through_ Ukraine, but it doesn't stop there. IMHO if you were on Burisma's payroll you were on Putin's. And the Obama Administration was way too protective of a corporation set up by Putin's cronies when they were in power.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/25/2020 11:00 Comments || Top||

#8  And now we find out that Graham is being protective of Burisma too.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/25/2020 11:00 Comments || Top||

#9  Occam would agree.
Sharpen yer razor!
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 11:06 Comments || Top||

#10  Meet the new Lindsey, same as the old Lindsey.
Posted by: charger || 01/25/2020 13:20 Comments || Top||

#11  If I understand correctly, the Republican party here in SC has canceled our primary...which means no challenger for Lindsey. I would happily vote for any primary challenger. But NEVER for a Democrat to replace him (No Doug Jones in SC!)...so he is safe for another 6 years.
Posted by: Tom || 01/25/2020 17:11 Comments || Top||

#12  Having gone from naive trusting youth to cynical curmudgeon in only a few short years, I'm skeptical. Maybe Lindsey is a typical congressional weasel, maybe he is playing good cop/bad cop: Gentlemen, let's not get bogged down calling witnesses. Let us quickly bring this circus to its inevitable conclusion.

The Dems buy this because the last thing they want is Bidens of any flavor in the witness stand. The 'Pubs go for it because they can do a full Ukraine investigation later.

Or he may just be a weasel.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/25/2020 18:28 Comments || Top||


Adam Schiff Closing Argument: Russia Carried out ‘Coup’ Against U.S. By Manipulating Trump
[BREITBART] Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff
...Showboating U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Schiff has served in Congress since 2001. He currently serves as the chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In a manner reminiscent of Joe McCarthy, on March 22, 2017, in a interview with Chuck Todd on MSNBC Schiff claimed there was “more than circumstantial evidence now” that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia." Todd followed up by asking if he had seen direct evidence of collusion and Schiff responded that there was "evidence that is not circumstantial and is very much worthy of investigation"...
(D-CA) claimed on the Senate floor Friday afternoon that Russia had carried out a propaganda "coup" by manipulating President Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
Schiff, delivering the closing address on the third day of House Democrats’ opening argument on the first article of impeachment, claimed that Russia had done a "psychological profile" of Trump and manipulated him into believing Russian intelligence.

Drawing selectively from the president’s past statements, Schiff claimed that Trump believed Russia’s claims that Ukraine had interfered with the 2016 presidential election, ignoring U.S. intelligence agencies’ assessments.

In fact, Trump has acknowledged for years that Russia "meddled" in the last presidential election, explicitly saying that he accepted the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies, though he says he did not think Russia’s intervention affected the outcome, and he also has long believed that "others" also attempted to influence the outcome.

Schiff portrayed Trump as a puppet being controlled by Russia: "It’s not just a propaganda coup, it’s not just the undermining of our agencies. It’s also that the buy-in to that propaganda meant that Ukraine wasn’t going to get money to fight the Russians. I mean, that’s one hell of a Russian intelligence coup. ... Has there ever been such a coup? I would submit to you that in the entire length of the Cold War, the Soviet Union had no such success."

In fact, Trump provided, and has continued to provide lethal military aid to Ukraine, unlike President Barack Obama
If you like your coverage you can keep it...
Going further, Schiff accused Trump of "betrayal" of his country, playing a debunked video clip of then-candidate Trump allegedly inviting Russia to interfere in the presidential election (Trump was joking at a presser).

Schiff urged the Senate to remove Trump from office because of the risk of having a president so easily manipulated, and who would "coerce an ally" to investigate a political opponent.

"You cannot leave a man like that in office."

Posted by: Fred || 01/25/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [307 views] Top|| File under:

#1  OH WELL! Look is in charge now, Shiffty.

Posted by: Goober Tingle7365 || 01/25/2020 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  He's so controlled by the Russians that he has thwarted them at every opportunity!

Pencil-neck lives in an alternate reality.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/25/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||

#3  He's so controlled by the Russians that he has thwarted them at every opportunity!

That just shows you how deep the game is being played. Wheels within wheels, my brother. Now pass me the bong!
Posted by: SteveS || 01/25/2020 0:38 Comments || Top||

#4  the buy-in to that propaganda meant that Ukraine wasn’t going to get money to fight the Russians

You deluded sack of shit. Your president DENIED AID to the UKRAINIANS.

TRUMP PROVIDED JAVELIN ANTI-TANK MISSILES to the Ukrainians.

Schifferbrains' head is so far up his are that he is now accusing OrangeMan of pursuing the Ukrainian arms policy that Zero pursued. He has it exactly backwards.

God protect us from this Mad Hatter and his fellow loons.

We are truly through the Looking Glass with these insufferable assholes.
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 2:22 Comments || Top||

#5  You can laugh all you want. They really believe in this stuff.

Of course we know it's a pile of crap, but they are 100% bought in to this. In their movie, they are the heroes bravely resisting a dictator. A dictator whose decisions are regularly overruled by judges. But it doesn't matter. What matters is that they were right the whole time, Trump is null and void, and Pence needs to appoint Hillary as Secretary of State and then resign after Trump is removed. THAT will bring things to rights.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 01/25/2020 2:24 Comments || Top||

#6  Brennan had the assets and analytical expertise to craft an evil Russian cover story and that is precisely what he did.

Had Clinton been elected, none of this would be taking place.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 2:32 Comments || Top||

#7  'Erb, I'm NOT LAUGHING. This is an absolute disaster for our Republic and our form of government.

We don't have a parliamentary system. We can't vote "No confidence" and then re-form the government by calling elections. In their moronic zeal, these fools have created a precedent that will bring us to ruin.

It's not funny anymore. Deadly serious.
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 2:32 Comments || Top||

#8  There gotta be consequences, or else.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 3:17 Comments || Top||

#9  Even if the Russian accusation was true; Trump surely double crossed the Russians by making American great again.
Posted by: Airandee || 01/25/2020 6:10 Comments || Top||

#10  You can laugh all you want. They really believe in this stuff.

So did the conspirators who murdered Caesar. It's all self rationalization. They forget how it all came out in the end, them dead, and Augustus operating the place with far more powers than Caesar ever had.
Posted by: Procopius2K || 01/25/2020 7:01 Comments || Top||

#11  ...claimed that Russia had done a "psychological profile" of Trump and manipulated him into believing Russian intelligence.

How pathological of a liar must you be to come up with shit like this?
Posted by: Raj || 01/25/2020 7:43 Comments || Top||

#12  it's not about the truth. it's about what they can get their media allies to report and therefore get a good portion of the public to believe.

it never was about truth.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 01/25/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

#13  Have to go along with Bob at #12 on that one.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/25/2020 9:31 Comments || Top||

#14  First control the MSM and then do away with that pesky Constitution and Bill of Rights on your way to a totalitarian state...

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” -- Joseph Goebbels
Posted by: magpie || 01/25/2020 10:11 Comments || Top||

#15  Listen To Adam Schiff Collude With Russians To Get Dirt On Trump in a comic prank set-up.

Ah, it seems so long ago and just one of so many cooked up attempts by the Dem Skunk Works to take down DJT. Roadrunner cartoon all over again.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/25/2020 10:25 Comments || Top||

#16  Am I losing my mind?

I could swear that there was a multi-year investigation by a Special Prosecutor on just this topic his name was Miller or Muller or Mueller or something like that and couldn't find a single thing to nail Trump on.

I'm starting to get worried that the next step in this power grab aka coup involves triggers being pulled.
Posted by: AlanC || 01/25/2020 10:45 Comments || Top||

#17  #16 AlanC:

(a) "Am I losing my mind?"

No.

(b) "I'm starting to get worried that the next step in this power grab aka coup involves triggers being pulled."

Me, too - keep your powder dry and stock up on ammo.
Posted by: Barbara || 01/25/2020 11:39 Comments || Top||

#18  What's the over/under that his most admired M*A*S*H character was Col. Flagg?
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 01/25/2020 20:33 Comments || Top||


"He is a dictator. This must not stand, and that is ... another reason he must be removed from office."
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 01/25/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [258 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If Trump were really a dictator, the left would be kissing his behind.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/25/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  If Trump were really a dictator, a whole bunch of you chumps would be in unmarked graves and the rest would be too frighting to make a peep.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/25/2020 0:35 Comments || Top||

#3  These people are deranged. They're using words they have no understanding of-- Nadler has almost certainly never met or seen, in the flesh, an actual dictator-- and they are doing so with no regard for evidence or facts.

This is a complete and utter disgrace. They are spreading shit all over the Capitol.

And unlike the rhetoric leading up to the Civil War-- cf Sumner and Brooks, for example-- this is OVER NOTHING. Our nation is not facing some existential crisis over two completely incompatible economic and social systems.

Our policy disputes, such as they are, remain trivial compared to the Fugitive Slave Act.

Every one of our disputes is perfectly amenable to resolution by our standard electoral and legislative/political processes.

There is no looming "civil war"-- no race war, no economic war, no "war on women" to send them into "Gilead". That's utter nonsense.

Schiff, Nadler, Pelousey, Schumer, Warren, Cortez et al: these people are fools and opportunists. Slightly better-educated versions of Avenatti and Kaepernick, every one of them. Shame on these disgusting morons.
Posted by: Lex || 01/25/2020 2:56 Comments || Top||

#4  These people are deranged.

And very, very dangerous.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/25/2020 3:11 Comments || Top||

#5  They have never run into a real full bloodied alpha male before and they have no idea what to do.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 01/25/2020 3:15 Comments || Top||

#6  These little pantie weights NEED an ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT!
Posted by: ranture || 01/25/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

#7  They want a dictator. They love dictators. Therefore, Trump isn't one.

Keep digging your own graves.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/25/2020 9:32 Comments || Top||

#8  He may be a son of a bitch, but he's not OUR son of a bitch.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/25/2020 11:25 Comments || Top||



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