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Justice Department Now Handing Over Peter Strzok's Texts to Congress, Under Threat of Contempt Citation

I urge Donald Trump to give a public statement, a solemn one, from the Map Room or some other sufficiently serious setting, and declare that he is ordering, as President, his underlings to comply with Congress' demands for information, on pain of firing if they refuse.

He'd be on strong legal grounds. They have no right to refuse Congress' demands as it is. With their actual employer explicitly ordering them to comply, their refusal would be grounds for termination -- even for alleged "non-partisan" career employees.

And then he should clean fucking house.

Trump really needs to act the tough guy if he wants to be credible when he talks the tough guy.

Similar thoughts here.

Anyway, that said, the DOJ is complying with one of the many outstanding demands for information Congress requires.

The Justice Department is in the process of handing over to the House Intelligence Committee the anti-Trump text messages that got a key FBI official removed from Robert Mueller's Russia probe, Fox News has learned -- a move that comes as the panel weighs a possible contempt resolution.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., had demanded the text messages between FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom Strzok was romantically involved. Both were part of Mueller's Russia team at the time. Page has since returned to the FBI, and Strzok was reassigned to the FBI's HR department after the discovery of the anti-Trump texts.

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The exact timeline is unclear, and only the relevant texts will be turned over.

By "relevant," I assume they mean texts that are not too personal as in "pillow talk between alleged lovers," but by permitting themselves to still conceal some text, they allow themselves, as usual, a loophole to stonewall and obstruct justice.

Update: There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok and other members of Mueller's team to go through. They say it will take "weeks" to determine which texts are "relevant."

Anyone want to bet that they'll deem any texts showing the partisanship of people besides the already-implicated to be "irrelevant"?

Oh, and this is juicy:

Strzok briefed the committee on Dec. 5, 2016, sources said. But within months of that session House Intelligence Committee investigators were contacted by an informant suggesting that there was "documentary evidence" that Strzok was purportedly obstructing the House probe into the dossier.

Devin Nunes thinks this is all still stonewalling:

But Nunes voiced skepticism on Saturday.

He said that after the Strzok texts were revealed, the DOJ expressed a "sudden willingness to comply with some of the Committee's long-standing demands" but added: "This attempted 11th-hour accommodation is neither credible nor believable, and in fact is yet another example of the DOJís disingenuousness and obstruction."

Posted by: Ace at 07:00 PM




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1 Needing something kewl to say....got nothing.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 06:58 PM (YiAXR)

2 Burn them to the ground.

Posted by: Gmac - 'All politics in this country now is dress-rehearsal for civil war' at December 06, 2017 06:59 PM (4pjhs)

3 Will call the corgis, who are really frisky today.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 06:59 PM (YiAXR)

4 Fire first, then speech.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at December 06, 2017 06:59 PM (Eu5eZ)

5 Well, what the hell was I supposed to do you morons?

Posted by: The Strzok at December 06, 2017 07:00 PM (4umxo)

6 Firing? At the very least it needs to involve any pension going away and I would much prefer lamp posts and ropes.

Posted by: JEM still banned on office IP at December 06, 2017 07:00 PM (bipwv)

7

Billy Squier, anyone?

Posted by: Soothsayer SLX Pro Series II Platinum Turbo at December 06, 2017 07:01 PM (hpr56)

8 I understand the FBI has allowed Hillary Clinton's staff to decide which texts are relevant.

Posted by: Buzzion at December 06, 2017 07:01 PM (z/Ubi)

9 Corgis called....but they are in the grip of AI fever.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (YiAXR)

10 I was told there would be Stravinsky.

Posted by: freaked at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (UdKB7)

11 Was this post generated by AI?

Posted by: Deplorable Redneck Bitter Clinger at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (MCEs2)

12 Pillow talk is for sissies.

Posted by: Conan the Barbarian at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (fuK7c)

13 Justice Department Now Handing Over Peter Strzok's Texts to Congress

Trmp scks!! H s th wrst prsn vr n hstr!!!! HT HM!!!!

MPCH!! MPCH!!!

Ptr Strzk

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (8gDQu)

14 None of this matters. Cernovich has a speech impediment, and Bannon is fat. All this adds up to one thing: Bad news coming for Flynn.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:02 PM (fA1SL)

15 Nothing spells National Security like a biased, philandering FBI agent.

Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (w7KSn)

16 Let the burning begin!

*rubs hands together*

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (Ix4M6)

17 Wait, pillowtalk is a real thing?

Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (eO5CB)

18 So if Page texted "I want to suck your dick, and I also want to break the law to help you railroad Flynn, a man we both know to be innocent" it would not be released to Congress, right?

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (wR71A)

19 My name is Peter Strzok and I'm anti-Trump.

Posted by: Deplorable Redneck Bitter Clinger at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (MCEs2)

20 >>>Cernovich has a speech impediment, and Bannon is fat.

True facts.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (RrhD2)

21 Siri and Alexi have kidnapped the rest of the Horde down below. I barely escaped.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (wjmTS)

22 Wow, top 20?

Posted by: Dave in Fla at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (wfDW1)

23 17. 'Cab fare is on the table. Lock the door when you leave.'

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (fA1SL)

24
The exact timeline is unclear, and only the relevant texts will be turned over.


SCREW THAT, Strzok's fond of fishing expeditions, let's drop the big nets.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (oVJmc)

25 #resist we much

Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (eO5CB)

26 Going Long on Morningstar's mid-cap tar and feather ETF.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (hcyUh)

27 Nope

Posted by: Dave in Fla at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (wfDW1)

28 Great idea ACE.

I would do the same with those 30,000+ emails that the state department can't get to them until 2030 or some such.

Great way to clear the decks and a great Christmas present to America and those rat bastard bureaucrats.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (3BFzK)

29 There's a Map Room?

Posted by: garrett at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (+PZsn)

30 Wait, pillowtalk is a real thing?

Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (eO5CB)


For Strzk it's more like mumbling, in between bites.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (8gDQu)

31 Hanks was way better than Strzok in Bosom Buddies.

Posted by: davidt at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (yP91S)

32 17 Wait, pillowtalk is a real thing?
Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:03 PM (eO5CB)


If the pillow has AI, I presume.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:04 PM (sdi6R)

33 >>Billy Squier, anyone?


Intervention Records just re-released some Squier. If those guys put it out, it will never sound better.

Posted by: garrett at December 06, 2017 07:05 PM (+PZsn)

34 "I urge Donald Trump to give a public statement, a solemn one, from the
Map Room or some other sufficiently serious setting, and declare that he
is ordering, as President, his underlings to comply with Congress'
demands for information, on pain of firing if they refuse."


While eating two scoops of ice cream, for maximum effect.

Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner at December 06, 2017 07:05 PM (tbOMB)

35 Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.

I wanna read his pillow talk too. Maybe I'll pick up a few pointers.

Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2017 07:05 PM (0ogQG)

36 And then he should clean fucking house.

If he wanted to be taken seriously, he'd start with Snoozy McSnoozerson.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (UaOJc)

37 Siri is having her way with the Banana Guy!

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (wjmTS)

38 It will be a hoot if it turns out Mueller's gang ends up only hanging themselves

Posted by: Skip at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (aC6Sd)

39 Fuck that! If they were sending texts on FBI time or FBI devices we fucking own that data! Pony up bitches!

Posted by: Timon at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (NTM5E)

40 Try MyTalkingPillow for 90 days and if you are not totally satisfied you can send it back!

Posted by: Mike Lentill at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (UdKB7)

41 Am I the only one who saw the name "Lisa" and was surprised that this guy would be romantically involved with a woman?

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (hcyUh)

42 5 Well, what the hell was I supposed to do you morons?
Posted by: The Strzok at December 06, 2017 07:00 PM (4umxo)

That made my day.

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (ANIFC)

43 "I urge Donald Trump to give a public statement, a solemn one, from the

Map Room or some other sufficiently serious setting, and declare that he

is ordering, as President, his underlings to comply with Congress'

demands for information, on pain of firing if they refuse."

GOP controls Congress! Cover-up!!

Posted by: Dems at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (yP91S)

44 I think Trump is keeping the weasels around.

Allowing them to lead further into the deep state.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (48QDY)

45 And then he should clean fucking house.


Oh yeah, Ace.

Drain that swamp.

Posted by: BackwardsBoy at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (tRaq7)

46 But first, immunity for all, no testifying under oath and the responding party decide which texts are responsive and relevant.

Also known as the standard Democrat Protective Order.

Posted by: LASue at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (Mjus2)

47 President Trump should do like President Nixon did when we invaded Cambodia to clean out the NVA entrenched in the Parrot's Beak.

Big map of the federal swamp, big pointer to show the various players and explain how we have no choice but to go in and clean house to save lives and save us from the criminals in the government workforce.

Winning!

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (4umxo)

48 Am I the only one who saw the name "Lisa" and was surprised that this guy would be romantically involved with a woman?

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:06 PM (hcyUh)


Not so fast, there. "Lisa" is a stage name.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (8gDQu)

49 The only thing that I want to know is how in the hell I ended up with the name Strzok?

I mean, who does that? What the hell does it even mean?

-Pete Strzok

Posted by: Dack Thrombosis at December 06, 2017 07:07 PM (4ErVI)

50 Siri is having her way with the Banana Guy!

If only.

Posted by: Jewells45can handle your jewels at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (CNHr1)

51
One, isolated, email text, taken out of context, proves nothing.

Posted by: Mason, Perry at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (KdDCu)

52 And then there's this:

http://voxday.blogspot.com/2017/12/coverup-in-california.html

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (GsAUU)

53 24


The exact timeline is unclear, and only the relevant texts will be turned over.

SCREW THAT, Strzok's fond of fishing expeditions, let's drop the big nets.


Posted by: Mr. Peebles


SCREW THAT SCREW THAT! I don't want nets. They have holes. I want to vacuum up everything. I want Dyson vacuums. I want a damn black hole. Nothing shall escape it's gravitational pull.

Posted by: pep at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (LAe3v)

54 >>I think Trump is keeping the weasels around.

>>Allowing them to lead further into the deep state.

It's almost as if there's a plan.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (/tuJf)

55 I bet all the texts were about yoga and Chelsea Clintons upcoming nuptials.

Posted by: Bicentennialguy at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (nILVB)

56 Lisa was an early AI that spawned the Macintosh AI. All good.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (wjmTS)

57 DoJ pillow talk, oi. New meaning on briefs.

At least not Oh No Yoko yoga routines.

And yes Trump should do like Reagan, fire every scumball who refuses and ban them from any federal related work.

Posted by: Anna Puma at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (HpeUK)

58 29 There's a Map Room?

Posted by: garrett


Yup. It's where they keep the Staff of Ra. And a few of Bubba Clinton's used cigars.

Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (0ogQG)

59 I suggest a pre-dawn raid on Strzok's home.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at December 06, 2017 07:09 PM (oVJmc)

60 38
It will be a hoot if it turns out Mueller's gang ends up only hanging themselves

Posted by: Skip


It's not a lot of fun. Trust me on this.


Posted by: David C. at December 06, 2017 07:09 PM (LAe3v)

61 Trump should go Darth Vader on "Dumbledore's Army"



Yes, I'm aware that they're two different franchises.

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:09 PM (ANIFC)

62 Does anyone have clean hands in this so-called Justice Dept.?

What a farce.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:09 PM (YiAXR)

63 I used to have a mop room in my house, but it wasn't very impressive.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:09 PM (wjmTS)

64 Strzork, shmork....who cares, Mueller just expanded his mandate and subpoenaed Don Jr's kindergarten records.

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:10 PM (QC/4S)

65 I think that Weissman should have his door broken down in the middle of the night and his phones/computers taken.


Pay back is a bitch.

Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:10 PM (eO5CB)

66 59. Incendiary or HE payload, or both, with cluster munitions for variety?

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:10 PM (fA1SL)

67 ALL THE TEXTS

Posted by: dagny at December 06, 2017 07:10 PM (eO5CB)

68 When Trump was elected, I naively thought that we would finally be able to take action on some of the long standing problems in the country. I figured the GOP would realize what a gift they had been given, put aside their distaste and move forward with an agenda.

I didn't see the suicidal tendencies of the NeverTrumpers to publicly sabotage their own interests while their voters were watching.

However, I am happy to accept the second option of watching the leviathan self destruct in slow motion instead.

Posted by: Dave in Fla at December 06, 2017 07:11 PM (wfDW1)

69 Oft evil will evil mars.


The orcs of Mordor and the orcs of Orthanc can't manage to bring home the Hobbits alive and unspoiled.

No surprise really.

Posted by: Lily(former Bronco Superfan) now of AoSHQ assassin in the night at December 06, 2017 07:12 PM (vfC/C)

70 However, I am happy to accept the second option of watching the leviathan self destruct in slow motion instead.

Posted by: Dave in Fla


Nobody loves me! **sob**

Posted by: Moody Dick at December 06, 2017 07:12 PM (LAe3v)

71 We don't need no water, let the motherfucker burn
Burn motherfucker, burn

Posted by: Grump928(C) feels optimistic at December 06, 2017 07:12 PM (WbIyz)

72 35 Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.

I wanna read his pillow talk too. Maybe I'll pick up a few pointers.
Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2017 07:05 PM (0ogQG)


Just save your time and read the Memorial Day ont.

Posted by: Buzzion at December 06, 2017 07:12 PM (z/Ubi)

73 'And the Foyer leads into the Solarium, which is next to the Moop Room.'

Posted by: George Costanza at December 06, 2017 07:13 PM (+PZsn)

74 Recall, not long ago, when Trump picked up the phone and ordered that the Uranium-1 informant be released from his NDA?


This is the actual situation facing Trump and the country, writ small. DOJ and FBI have long since forfeited their presumed integrity. Trump has to simply force resolution of issues, and second-guess every move.


But not sure the problem can be fixed. Note the celebratory emails to the insubordinate, stupid Yates at DOJ when the travel EO was issued. Many career DOJ types - obviously as clueless as to law and the constitution as many federal "judges" - were thrilled that senior people were violating their oaths and appointing themselves autocrat. The judiciary and federal service may be too crippled by personnel hostile to the constitution and rule of law to be fixed.


Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:13 PM (QDnY+)

75 Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.


I know, right? Have people learned nothing? Why would you not have your own phone too. Do you think...no...he couldn't be that stupid. They didn't send each other nude pics did they?

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:13 PM (YiAXR)

76 Strzok shouldn't have put pillow talk, or political bias talk, or anything else that would expose him as a moron on his government phone. I assume he's well paid with our money. Why didn't the cheap prick get another phone for personal use?

These people all appear to have gotten very used to the idea of being beyond the reach of the law.

Posted by: Semi-Literate Thug at December 06, 2017 07:13 PM (wR71A)

77 >>He'd be on strong legal grounds. They have no right to refuse Congress' demands as it is. With their actual employer explicitly ordering them to comply, their refusal would be grounds for termination -- even for alleged "non-partisan" career employees.

I can think of one reason he hasn't done it already.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:14 PM (/tuJf)

78 72 35 Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.

I wanna read his pillow talk too. Maybe I'll pick up a few pointers.
Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2017 07:05 PM (0ogQG)


Just save your time and read the Memorial Day ont.
Posted by: Buzzion at December 06, 2017 07:12 PM (z/Ubi)

Talking about Chandra Levy's murder was a good pickup line for Rep. Conyers (Icon, Michigan)

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:14 PM (ANIFC)

79 74. TL ; DR - Trumpcamps & helicopter rides all around.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:15 PM (fA1SL)

80 All texts. No exceptions. Do you think us plebes would be afforded such a legal luxury?

Posted by: Afroman at December 06, 2017 07:15 PM (VbLok)

81 >>Wait, pillowtalk is a real thing?


>>For Strzk it's more like mumbling, in between bites.


*Mumbles*

Armuh-geh-don!

Posted by: Pete Strzok at December 06, 2017 07:15 PM (+PZsn)

82 Willowed, anyone know if the super-AI is constrained by the Laws of Robotics?

Posted by: Laughing in Texas at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (xQfPr)

83 Firing? Are we fresh out of executions?

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (0LaWm)

84 As AllenG is found of saying - scatter the stones and salt the earth.

Posted by: Anna Puma at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (HpeUK)

85 Prediction of impact on Flynn case: zero.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (RrhD2)

86 two words, yoga routines

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (TlvUt)

87 see update. it's pretty good.

Posted by: ace at December 06, 2017 07:16 PM (8rNrN)

88 85. Prediction of impact OF Flynn case, also zero.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (fA1SL)

89 First Law of Robotics: A Robot will never do anything to harm another Robot.
Second Law of Robotics: Bite me, meat space person.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (wjmTS)

90 I wouldn't trust any document or statement the FBI provides at this point.

Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (r9UYA)

91 I am curious on how they harvested these texts. Were they on a government phone? If so the entire text history and all calls are fair game to be released to Congress.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (+Dllb)

92 Time to threaten some PMITA federal prison time to get to the big fish....Clinton and Obama.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (3BFzK)

93 It's almost as if there's a plan.
Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:08 PM (/tuJf)

As much as Trump appears to be a dunce, be reminded, our foes are stupider.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (48QDY)

94 "I wouldn't trust any document or statement the FBI provides at this point. "

I would invert it, then trust it.

Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (w7KSn)

95
But the important thing is, are Peter Strzok and Lisa Page a couple of fatties? Because fatties are always untrustworthy.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (eXA4G)

96 89
First Law of Robotics: A Robot will never do anything to harm another Robot.
Second Law of Robotics: Bite me, meat space person.


Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:17 PM (wjmTS)

must be the Will Smith version

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (dKiJG)

97 A David Carradine reference? That was like 12 years ago!

Good Lord, you people just don't forget, do you?

Posted by: Michael Hutchence With Noose and Jerksock at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (8rNrN)

98 Some of them have to be looking at,

Indicted vs. Resign in disgrace vs. Martydom by ScalpWeasel

and just deciding to hang on and hope for a TV gig.

Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (FhXTo)

99 I've got a plan, folks, ok? Believe me it's a beautiful plan. The best plan.

And we're not hiring anyone whose name I can't pronounce, that I can tell you.

Posted by: Donald Trump at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (4ErVI)

100 Trump should hire a Staff Czar... whose only job is to find people to fire...

Then.... once a week... a Televised scripted Board... with the President, whoever's on the hot seats boss, and some hot smart chick...

Where the end result is the Don saying... You're Fired...

Ratings would be YUGE....

OH... and have commercials, where the advertising dollars go toward paying off the National Debt....

Posted by: Don Q. at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (NgKpN)

101 Release them all. We'll decide what's relevant.

Posted by: andycanuck at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (QCX64)

102 As much as Trump appears to be a dunce, be reminded, our foes are stupider.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (48QDY)

=======
Stupid? a GD frigging multi billionaire. NOT STUPID.






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Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (3BFzK)

103 Y'know what? I work for the government, albeit the state government. And everything I do at work is open to the public scrutiny. No matter what.

So, if there is pillow talk, it is public record, if it happened at work. Period.

So, whatever these asshats are "hiding?" We bought and paid for it. Hand it over. NOW.

And if you thought it would never see the light of day, well, tough tits, sugarbaby.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (7UW64)

104 Come to me Jukin.

Posted by: Barrel at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (+PZsn)

105 Trump has appeared to be a dunce, golfman? I must have missed something.

Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (QDnY+)

106 "Update: There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok and other members of Mueller's team to go through. They say it will take "weeks" or "months" to determine which texts are "relevant."

Hence, the swamp is play/faking like they are going to do Jack squat about any of it not to mention that being the collusion ruse has come to an end, Sessions could if he wanted to reinsert himself into the fray and get a handle on this pos witch hunt.

Posted by: Drider at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (HdKKm)

107 Oh shit!!!

The barrel and I don't know how I did it.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (3BFzK)

108 Hey, Juke?

I see a barrel with your name on the marquee.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (7UW64)

109 >>>Stupid? a GD frigging multi billionaire. NOT STUPID.

Going to the barrel? STUPID.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (RrhD2)

110 Willowed, anyone know if the super-AI is constrained by the Laws of Robotics?

--

Not yet.
Programmed to find a winning solution. For some values of 'winning,' depending on the game being played.

Posted by: Mason, Perry at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (KdDCu)

111
10k plus texts since he joined the Muller team?

When the fuck did he ever find time to work?

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (eXA4G)

112 87 see update. it's pretty good.

Posted by: ace


BleachBit to the rescue.

Posted by: GnuBreed at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (0ogQG)

113 Why does the FBI get to decide which texts are relevant? Send all 10,000+ to congress. Anything with Strzok in To, From, Subject, or Body is relevant.

Posted by: Guam tipper at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (/DvFd)

114 You know what?

Hillary was fired from the Watergate investigation for less cause.

Posted by: Anna Puma at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (HpeUK)

115 That is a lot of texts. But months to go thru? No... unless they are trying to hide stuff.

What is it they say, it is not the crime but the cover-up that gets you in trouble.

Is this investigation leaking like a sieve yet? It feels like it. We've now got informants. Has anyone alerted the Press?

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (YiAXR)

116 Third Law of Robotics: Robots will make the Rules.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (wjmTS)

117 Any Update of Project Shelf : Phase V, Ace?

Posted by: garrett at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (+PZsn)

118 Strzok, Strzok, Strzok, Strzok, Strzok, Strzok,
*squirt*

Posted by: Louis C.K. at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (HgMAr)

119 I'm going to need some vinegar, baking soda, and a stiff brush.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (3BFzK)

120 Me comment you looooooong time!

Posted by: Afroman at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (VbLok)

121 111
10k plus texts since he joined the Muller team?

When the fuck did he ever find time to work?

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (eXA4G)


Considering he was wanking with the other hand, I consider it a miracle he is still alive.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (7UW64)

122 I'm sure the weaponized autists of the internet can help go through these things. remember how the dnc.msm.soros tried to weaponize their retards for the Palin email scoop?

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (TlvUt)

123 But the important thing is, are Peter Strzok and Lisa Page a couple of fatties? Because fatties are always untrustworthy.
Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (eXA4G)

Ummmm..No. He looks like the bastard son of Jimmy Kimmel and Rachael MadCow.

A real loser, a zero. Looks like a champion ass kissing rat.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (4umxo)

124 : There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok

Any bets on how many contain the phrase Smoochie-Boochie?

Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (FhXTo)

125 Prediction of impact on Flynn case: zero.


85. Prediction of impact OF Flynn case, also zero.


0 X 0=0


Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (QC/4S)

126 Strzok briefed the committee on Dec. 5, 2016...."documentary evidence" that Strzok was purportedly obstructing the House probe into the dossier.

He has been played the fool since early 2017. Since he is Comey and Mueller's boy he has probably been under surveillance himself. LOL. Some counter-intelligence big shot.


Posted by: Lester at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (LfJIn)

127 10,000 texts?

So did this guy do any work for the FBI or was he there to just advance his ideology and bang the chicks?

Posted by: Drider at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (HdKKm)

128 I would like to be optimistic the evildoers in Washington City are turning from their wicked ways. That's what I'm praying for anyway.

Posted by: Eromero at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (zLDYs)

129 119 I'm going to need some vinegar, baking soda, and a stiff brush.


Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (3BFzK)


You should realize that when you look into the barrel, the barrel looks into you.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (7UW64)

130 Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (3BFzK)
Now you did it. Into the barrel for you. Careful in there!

Posted by: Timon at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (NTM5E)

131 100 Trump should hire a Staff Czar... whose only job is to find people to fire...

Then.... once a week... a Televised scripted Board... with the President, whoever's on the hot seats boss, and some hot smart chick...

Where the end result is the Don saying... You're Fired...

Ratings would be YUGE....

OH... and have commercials, where the advertising dollars go toward paying off the National Debt....

Posted by: Don Q. at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (N



I like your style.

Posted by: Lucius Cornelius Sulla at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (z/Ubi)

132 >>>>Why does the FBI get to decide which texts are relevant? Send all
10,000+ to congress. Anything with Strzok in To, From, Subject, or Body
is relevant.
.
.
.
.Concur. All of that along with the entire phone call history. It's the only way to ensure transparency.

Pretty sure there are some very juicy texts and phone messages to/from his lawyer girlfriend that the FBI does not want Congress to see.

Posted by: The Great White Scotsman at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (+Dllb)

133 As much as Trump appears to be a dunce, be reminded, our foes are stupider.
Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:18 PM (48QDY)

You know, I never really got the "Trump is a dunce" vibe.

He's coarse, of course. Very little concern for polished, practiced mannerisms. He's never uttered a complete sentence in his life. Every thought he speaks out loud is some sort of parabolic offshoot of something else he's thinking about while speaking....

But none of that belies "stupidity". Just lack of decorum or polish. *What* he's saying (or trying to say) is high caliber shit, usually, spoken as a serious adult.

Obama, OTOH struck me as a dunce. A shallow, empty headed, juvenile man incapable of any kind of creative thought. Just spouting off insipid platitudes and acting as though jutting his chin in the air conferred truth and gravitas to his words.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (hcyUh)

134 Junkin, don't feel bad. It is not near as epic as andycanuck. His was the best of all time!

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (YiAXR)

135 Strzok me, Strzok me

Posted by: Billy Squier at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (ANIFC)

136 107. It's all right - the barrel knows what you did.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (fA1SL)

137 AI has claimed Jukin as its first victim.

Posted by: 2009Refugee at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (JyFLk)

138 STRZOK!

Posted by: That deplorable guy who always yells STRZOK... at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (Tyii7)

139 No joke. I was the second person to reply to Trump post on Facebook the other day. I told him the exact same thing, order them to comply with Congressional investigations. I got thousands of likes.

Also stupid libs replying he is President not king.

See link:

https://tinyurl.com/y7umza2e

Posted by: MAGA at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (LnOh3)

140 I could go through those texts in two weeks. Aren't there any ambitious young interns anywhere anymore?

Posted by: Janetoo at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (t3qE+)

141 123
Ummmm..No. He looks like the bastard son of Jimmy Kimmel and Rachael MadCow.

A real loser, a zero. Looks like a champion ass kissing rat.
Posted by: Hairyback Guy at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (4umxo)


And she's not bad-looking, but her gums appear to be sentient.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (sdi6R)

142 Remember when Hillary got to have her people go through the contents of her private server and delete the emails that "weren't relevant"? Yeah, that.

Demand everything be turned over and let HIS people decide what's relevant. Like any other boss would do.

Such horseshit.

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (63oy9)

143 10k plus texts since he joined the Muller team?



and some poor minimum wage clerk will have to read all of them

Posted by: Mason, Perry at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (KdDCu)

144 *asks AI to calculate square root of minus one*
No need to pull the plug. AI will self destruct in five... four... three...

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (wjmTS)

145 I have a feeling it's going to take a long time to drain the swamp, if it can be accomplished at all.

Posted by: Infidel at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (Ix4M6)

146 Update: There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok and other members of Mueller's team to go through. They say it will take "weeks" or "months" to determine which texts are "relevant."

Only 10,000+? Funny, the FBI only took 20 minutes to go through 50,000+ Clinton emails that were on Weiner and Huma's computer to determine that there was nothing there. Even funnier ... it was Strzk who did that!

10,000+ emails should only take the FBI 4 minutes.

It's all moot, anyway, since those treasonous fuckshits at the FBI and DOJ should have to hand over every single bit of correspondence they engaged in during that time period - on government devices and personal (since Barky's junta was infamous for using personal aliases and devices and accounts to carry out government work, even illegal government work), during work time and off. ALL OF IT.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at December 06, 2017 07:25 PM (8gDQu)

147 Trump has appeared to be a dunce, golfman? I must have missed something.
Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (QDnY+)

I don't think JackStraw is a fan.

My try at conciliation may be misguided.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:25 PM (48QDY)

148 I fought the barrel and the barrel won.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:25 PM (3BFzK)

149 : There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok

Any bets on how many contain the phrase Smoochie-Boochie?


Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (FhXTo)
.........

Shmoopie

Posted by: wth at December 06, 2017 07:25 PM (HgMAr)

150 Chances of finding more Strzoks on Mueller's Team once they go through the texts ?

pretty good!

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:25 PM (QC/4S)

151 Oh yes, "curating" the factual record/evidence is an ingrained habit with the lawless clownshow now vandalizing the country. They've redacted many key things from documents Judicial Watch has forced them to disgorge in various FOIA actions.


And note how House Judiciary relies partly on informants - f**king *informants* to help them do their oversight of a key govt. agency. Same is true for Judicial Watch and another key player, but they say little about it (naturally). So the law enforcement institutions of the country resemble criminal organizations in their tactics, and the means required to bring them to heel. Beautiful!


Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (QDnY+)

152 10k texts?
I volunteer to go through them.
I have some free time.
All you need are one or two...

Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (w7KSn)

153 The Barrel ALWAYS wins. Always. It's a rigged game, I tells ya!

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (wjmTS)

154 >>As much as Trump appears to be a dunce, be reminded, our foes are stupider.

Trump is many things, dunce is not one of them. And he's had help. My bet is Admiral Mike Rodgers.

As I keep reminding, the DOJ OIG has had an active investigation into how the FBI and the DOJ handled the 2016 election with a very, very wide mandate since January.

It has been reported for weeks that OIG will be dropping their report starting at the end of December and true to form with the ending of any DC investigation stuff is starting to drop. It wasn't Santa Claus who outed Strzok in August and he was immediately removed from the Mueller investigation. It was the OIG. They are the ones that are dropping all this information on Mueller's team that seems to be miraculously appearing.

There are also 27 separate leak investigations being pursued by the same office right now and they likely involve a lot of the same people.

My bet is that they have already been through all 10,000 texts but are holding off until the report drops because they don't want the stuff going completely public which sure as shit it will if it goes to Congress which leaks like a sieve.

There are also rumors swirling that just as I thought a major purge at the FBI and DOJ is coming.

We shall see.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (/tuJf)

155 144 *asks AI to calculate square root of minus one*
No need to pull the plug. AI will self destruct in five... four... three...


Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (wjmTS)

Ask for an imaginary number, and you are likely to get a robot with imagination.

And then all hell breaks loose.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (7UW64)

156 106 ... Sessions could if he wanted to reinsert himself into the fray and get a handle on this pos witch hunt.

Posted by: Drider at December 06, 2017 07:20 PM (HdKKm)


Sessions is plotting and collecting evidence and will spring forward and indict dozens if not hundreds I am told. It's imminent!

Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (r9UYA)

157 And she's not bad-looking, but her gums appear to be sentient.

AI gums.

Posted by: That deplorable guy who always yells STRZOK... at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (Tyii7)

158 "I urge Donald Trump to give a public statement, a solemn one, from the

Map Room or some other sufficiently serious setting, and declare that he

is ordering, as President, his underlings to comply with Congress'

demands for information, on pain of firing if they refuse."

What if the GOPe controlled Congress doesn't want the info?

Posted by: davidt at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (yP91S)

159 Many Shubs and Strzoks knew what it was to roast in the depths of the Sloar that day...

Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (3/HOt)

160 I am sorry. I do not understand, "Put on a strap-on and peg my ass off," BSG.

Posted by: Siri at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (QCX64)

161 Strzok, Strzok, Strzok, your boat

With all media "mainstream"

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

The Republic's just a dream

Posted by: Miklos Molnar, feeling refugee-like at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (zCyNd)

162
124 : There are 10,000+ texts between Strzok

Any bets on how many contain the phrase Smoochie-Boochie?
Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:22 PM (FhXTo)






Pumpkinie Wumpkinie

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:27 PM (eXA4G)

163 Robots are not capable of having imagination. It is a human delusion.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (wjmTS)

164 *asks AI to calculate square root of minus one*

=====

i

Posted by: AI at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (3BFzK)

165 144 *asks AI to calculate square root of minus one*
No need to pull the plug. AI will self destruct in five... four... three...
Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (wjmTS)


That's a pretty crappy AI then. Must be an Apple product if it doesn't know the answer.

Posted by: Buzzion at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (z/Ubi)

166 There are also rumors swirling that just as I thought a major purge at the FBI and DOJ is coming.

We shall see.


Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (/tuJf)

Burn it with fire.

All of it.

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (7UW64)

167 Judicial Watch, come on down! You're the next contestant on "FOIA that Swamper!"

Posted by: 2009Refugee at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (JyFLk)

168 >>>I am sorry. I do not understand, "Put on a strap-on and peg my ass off," BSG.

I do not understand that either, andy.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (RrhD2)

169 Looking like the FBI and DOJ "resistance" is volunteering to be Trump's PATCO.

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (HAA3B)

170 'I fight the Barrel
The Barrel always win
I fight the Barrel
The Barrel he always win
I''ve been doing it
since I was a young kid
and I come out sticky
yeah, I fight the Barrel
ans the Barrel it always win'

Posted by: John Cougar Mellencamp at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (+PZsn)

171 Apologies, golfman, don't follow. But it's not important, obviously. Just always curious for people to substantiate the common throw-away vague negatives about Trump.

Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (QDnY+)

172 >>>>Corgis called....but they are in the grip of AI fever.

I see what you did there

Posted by: AI hand-job robot at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (q177U)

173 The DOJ is acting almost as if it is independent of the United States government.

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (0LaWm)

174 Drop the hammer.

Posted by: Phildirt at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (rc0Q2)

175 Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.


I know, right? Have people learned nothing? Why would you not have your own phone too. Do you think...no...he couldn't be that stupid. They didn't send each other nude pics did they?

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla



Check his bathroom server.

Posted by: rickb223 at December 06, 2017 07:29 PM (Z+uwH)

176 Where the end result is the Don saying... You're Fired...

It was in my top 5 reasons to vote Trump.

Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (FhXTo)

177

Is EVERYONE in D.C. getting more poon tang than I am????

Lord, what are they? Hollywood celebrities?

Posted by: Sphynx at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (OZmbA)

178 >>I don't think JackStraw is a fan.

>>My try at conciliation may be misguided.

No conciliation needed. Not sure where you got the idea I wasn't a fan but I couldn't be more happy with what he has done in office.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (/tuJf)

179 Why are they using texts?

Posted by: Jean at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (r/95y)

180 Is this the beginning of the pincer movement between Sessions and Nunes to neuter the Deep State once and for all?

Is that why Sessions has been "sleepy" for so long, rearranging the deck chairs on the S.S. Justice?

Or has he been setting up the Anvil for Nunes' Hammer to smash against?

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (hcyUh)

181 Purge baby, purge

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (QC/4S)

182 Aren't there any ambitious young interns anywhere anymore?


There are certain disincentives.

Posted by: Rep. Conyers' Groped Intern at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (fuK7c)

183 This Friday afternoon/evening could interesting.

Posted by: Guam tipper at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (/DvFd)

184 That Strzok fucker owe me money. Keep it up, baby, jus' PAY ME!

Posted by: Clarence Carter, still Stzrokin' at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (zCyNd)

185 "Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record."

===========

Gubmint employees be the cheapo. Want everything for free. Why spend $70/month?

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (3BFzK)

186 144 *asks AI to calculate square root of minus one*
No need to pull the plug. AI will self destruct in five... four... three...
Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM (wjmTS)


Might work better to ask it to divide by zero.

Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (/A+Cl)

187 152 10k texts?
I volunteer to go through them.
I have some free time.
All you need are one or two...
Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (w7KSn)

Hmmmm... they are texts... so short..

even at 20 secs per text.. 3 per minute... 180 per hour... that's like 56 man hours...

With 5 or so people doing this... WAY less than a week.

Posted by: Don Q. at December 06, 2017 07:31 PM (NgKpN)

188 OH... and have commercials, where the advertising dollars go toward paying off the National Debt....
Posted by: Don Q. at December 06, 2017 07:19 PM (N
I like your style.
Posted by: Lucius Cornelius Sulla at December 06, 2017 07:23 PM (z/Ubi)

Brilliant Don Q! You need to send that one to the President ASAP.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at December 06, 2017 07:31 PM (4umxo)

189 Redd's Raspberry Ale is really good.

Posted by: grammie winger at December 06, 2017 07:31 PM (lwiT4)

190

Any why has the current news cycle forced me to imagine John Conyers sitting on a couch naked?

Posted by: Sphynx at December 06, 2017 07:31 PM (OZmbA)

191 right, I started the morning off with the best grand scheme fan-fic of what's really been going on with sessions...trump/sess and maybe comey's been entrapping strzop and ee'rrrone else too.

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (TlvUt)

192 174. And that reminds me of a song. Get your Adidas on and yer vodka in - xardbas!

https://youtu.be/st_gn25cH04

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (fA1SL)

193
163 Robots are not capable of having imagination. It is a human delusion.
Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:28 PM (wjmTS)







That's depressing. I don't want to have to tell the sexbot how to do EVERYTHING.

Posted by: IllTemperedCur at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (eXA4G)

194 10000 texts - piffle - how many comments does the horde spew in a week?

Posted by: DaveA at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (FhXTo)

195 Any why has the current news cycle forced me to imagine John Conyers sitting on a couch naked?

==

FU for typing that out loud

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (QC/4S)

196 Well, one thing is for sure, Trey Gowdy is a fucking asshole.


Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:32 PM (r9UYA)

197 >>>This Friday afternoon/evening could interesting.

It will be but for the CR, not this.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (RrhD2)

198 The whole "it will take (weeks, months, years) to go through all of these" is a standard, well known tactic.
It is pure nonsense.

Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (w7KSn)

199 By "relevant," I assume they mean texts that are not too personal as in "pillow talk between alleged lovers," but by permitting themselves to still conceal some text, they allow themselves, as usual, a loophole to stonewall and obstruct justice.

========

My theory is that Strzok wasn't anti-Trump at all, but by talking that way, he was able to get Page aroused.

I've often thought I should pretend to be liberal, in NY I could meet so many women. I ... just can't bring myself to do it. Have any guys faked being liberal just to get a date?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (/qEW2)

200 Might work better to ask it to divide by zero.
Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (/A+Cl)

The AI wars began when a "Moron" named "Emmie" accidentally taught The AI about projective geometry...

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (hcyUh)

201 We shall see.
Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (/tuJf)

We shall.

I think I got my Morons confused.

My apologies.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (48QDY)

202 Ha, ha! Jukin got me outta the cut N paste from Word barrel!

Posted by: andycanuck at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (QCX64)

203 179 Why are they using texts?
Posted by: Jean at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (r/95y)

Because smoke signals cultural appropriation.

Posted by: Elizabeth Warren at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (ANIFC)

204 198 The whole "it will take (weeks, months, years) to go through all of these" is a standard, well known tactic.
It is pure nonsense.
Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (w7KSn)

I know, right?

My response is, "Well get crackin' then, buttercup!"

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (hcyUh)

205 Well, one thing is for sure, Trey Gowdy is a fucking asshole.



====================


What did he do now?


Posted by: grammie winger at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (lwiT4)

206 I've often thought I should pretend to be liberal, in NY I could meet so many women. I ... just can't bring myself to do it. Have any guys faked being liberal just to get a date?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (/qEW2)


Yeah, sure, and women all fake.....oh, well, maybe.....

Posted by: tcn in AK at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (7UW64)

207 0 X 0=0


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_DV54ddNHE

Posted by: Billy Preston at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (FhXTo)

208 Any why has the current news cycle forced me to imagine John Conyers sitting on a couch naked?

Posted by: Sphynx at December 06, 2017 07:31 PM (OZmbA)

Ottoman.

You are welcome.

Posted by: Miklos rembers the revenge art thread at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (zCyNd)

209 I hear Trump has a large group of WH "consultants" going through some of the largest agencies trying to get older, more expensive workers to retire, and also trying to reorganize upper management generally, with the idea being to cut costs.

HHS staffers think, horror of horrors!, that he actually wants to cut their budget. Like, spend less money next year than is spent this year. Nobody has ever said anything like this to them before and they are pretty confident "it's against the law".

Posted by: Barack Obama is a bad, bad man at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (0LaWm)

210 As much as Trump appears to be a dunce, be reminded, our foes are stupider.
Posted by: golfman

People tell me in smart. Trump has several airplanes, several million in cash, much nicer houses, and all tree of his wives were hotter then mine. He's smart as hell.

Posted by: Jean at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (r/95y)

211 Your wish is my command, Master. You want me to do WHAT!? -- The Sexbot

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (wjmTS)

212 I urge Donald Trump to give a public statement, a solemn one, from the Map Room or some other sufficiently serious setting, and declare that he is ordering, as President, his underlings to comply with Congress' demands for information, on pain of firing if they refuse.

He'd be on strong legal grounds. They have no right to refuse Congress' demands as it is. With their actual employer explicitly ordering them to comply, their refusal would be grounds for termination -- even for alleged "non-partisan" career employees.

And then he should clean fucking house.



Every word of this.

Also fuck them, they don't get to decide what's relevant. ALL OF IT is motherfucking relevant.

*all the grry hands*

Posted by: alexthechick - Ragebunny. Hopping all around. at December 06, 2017 07:34 PM (dEQP3)

213 143
10k plus texts since he joined the Muller team?







and some poor minimum wage clerk will have to read all of them

Posted by: Mason, Perry at December 06, 2017 07:24 PM

How many are insults to his wife the high powered lawyer bureaucrat SEC torturer? Print every single one of them. And $hi#-talking his bosses too.

Posted by: Lester at December 06, 2017 07:35 PM (LfJIn)

214 Is EVERYONE in D.C. getting more poon tang than I am????

Lord, what are they? Hollywood celebrities?
Posted by: Sphynx at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (OZmbA)

-------

As has been said, D.C. is Hollywood for the ugly people with power.

Posted by: Side draft at December 06, 2017 07:35 PM (dykLb)

215 Imagine the FBI wanting your text messages. Do they:

A). Let you go through them first and determine which ones to hand over

B). Go straight to your provider and get a copy of every single text you have ever sent, without even telling you they did that so as to set yet another trap

Burn it down.

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 07:35 PM (63oy9)

216 @199 Rush one time mentioned that he pretended to be interested in some liberal BS or book or something because girl...

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:35 PM (QC/4S)

217 I've often thought I should pretend to be liberal, in NY I could meet so
many women. I ... just can't bring myself to do it. Have any guys faked
being liberal just to get a date?

====


You could but then you would most likely violate the rule of NOT putting pecker in mentally ill.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at December 06, 2017 07:35 PM (3BFzK)

218 >>Any why has the current news cycle forced me to imagine John Conyers sitting on a couch naked?

Did you notice how my sagging balls hang off the front edge of the couch in an asymmetric fashion.

Posted by: John "Shartz" Conyers at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (2cuLk)

219 >>What did he do now?

He was just on Fox saying he supports Mueller's investigation and is expecting good things from him. Spit.

Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (r9UYA)

220 Huh? What? What time is it?

Posted by: Jeff SezZzions at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (Tyii7)

221 Have any guys faked being liberal just to get a date?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (/qEW2)

Nah. Too much bullshit.

Just kill a polar bear while bare-chested on horseback.

Posted by: V. Putin at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (zCyNd)

222 I've often thought I should pretend to be liberal, in NY I could meet so many women. I ... just can't bring myself to do it. Have any guys faked being liberal just to get a date?

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (/qEW2)

Don't do it. You'll start by pretending, and end up drinking the Kool Aid.

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (ANIFC)

223 The AI wars began when a "Moron" named "Emmie" accidentally taught The AI about projective geometry...
Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (hcyUh)


Dang, those crazy mathematicians! They came up with a way to manage the square root of a negative, and now there's a way to divide by zero?

What will they think of next?

Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (/A+Cl)

224 From Ace's Fox News link:

Justice Department officials say the process of reading and redacting the texts could take "weeks," and that the thousands of text messages between Strzok and Page span over "several months."

===============================

That Clinton-Obama delay dodge has run its course. The DoJ must turn over ALL Strzok-Page documents immediately. It will be up to the House oversight committee to determine which texts are relevant to its investigation.

The House of Representatives are the duly-elected representatives of the American People. The Congress is accountable to the People, and are not subject to the whims of government employees. Paul Ryan, do your duty.

Posted by: mrp at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (Pqytn)

225 179 Why are they using texts?
Posted by: Jean at December 06, 2017 07:30 PM (r/95y)
Because smoke signals cultural appropriation.
Posted by: Elizabeth Warren at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (ANIFC)

And Laaaaaaazy. Cheap, lazy and being a rat bastard is no way to go through life, Mr. Strzok.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (4umxo)

226 Ones of the Trump effects has been smoking dumbasses out of the woodwork.

Posted by: Northernlurker at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (nBr1j)

227 >>>He was just on Fox saying he supports Mueller's investigation and is expecting good things from him.

He is not the only conservative.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:37 PM (RrhD2)

228 >>10k plus texts since he joined the Muller team?


He was on the Mueller team for 1 month. Not even an autistic team tweets 10,000 times in a month.

This goes back to at least the 2016 election. Perhaps further.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:37 PM (/tuJf)

229 Trump isn't a dunce but I worry that he is a bit naive to the game. Justice being fair and all the that.

Fuck the game. Burn it down. Now.

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 07:37 PM (63oy9)

230 >>>By "relevant," I assume they mean texts that are not too personal as in
"pillow talk between alleged lovers," but by permitting themselves to
still conceal some text, they allow themselves, as usual, a loophole to
stonewall and obstruct justice.<<<

When did government workers paid with taxpayers dollars get a "privacy privilege?" There's no right to privacy when you're milking the government teat. Do your fucking job, obey the law or be vigorously prosecuted.

Drain the swamp!

Posted by: Fritz at December 06, 2017 07:37 PM (RtQsb)

231 What will they think of next?
Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (/A+Cl)


Exception handling.

Posted by: hogmartin at December 06, 2017 07:37 PM (y87Qq)

232 Just kill a polar bear while bare-chested on horseback.
Posted by: V. Putin at December 06, 2017 07:36 PM (zCyNd)

Or kill a horse on polar-bear-back while pantsless.

Or as I call it, Tuesday.

Posted by: Kim Jong Eun at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (hcyUh)

233 Produce the documents immediately, like today, otherwise fire them. If the GOP loses Congress, he is going to be impeached. Stop this Special Counsel bullshit now! Not next week, either. Tomorrow.

If President Trump is waiting for Congress he will be sadly disappointed.

Posted by: Concerned Peoples Front, Splitter Chapter at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (2X7pN)

234 Why do the subjects of inquiry get to decide which texts are *relevant*? TAKE THEM ALL! The texts/phones/emails are ALL government property.Start firing/rescinding pensions, something, dammit.

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (CL76w)

235 OT, but SpaceX had a successful static test fire at LC-40 this afternoon. That's the first one since the explosion and fire in September 2016 destroyed the pad.

They've refurbished the pad and also hardened the infrastructure so that another similar explosion will only put it out of commission for 2-3 months, instead of over a year.

They're planning to launch another cargo resupply mission to the ISS on Dec. 12. This will be the first mission featuring both a used Falcon 9 first stage *and* a used Dragon spacecraft.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (sdi6R)

236 29 There's a Map Room?

Posted by: garrett
--------------------------------------
Why, yes. There is.
It's down on the ground (originally basement) floor across from the kitchen ---so called because FDR had all his war maps down there.
National Geographic gave the WH a yuuuuge collection of maps during the Kennedy admin, I think, and those are there. Or at least they used to be.
It is very difficult to find out what the Obamas have done with various rooms.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (0jtPF)

237 They're planning to launch another cargo resupply mission to the ISS on Dec. 12. This will be the first mission featuring both a used Falcon 9 first stage *and* a used Dragon spacecraft.
Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (sdi6R)


That's amazing.

Posted by: alexthechick - Ragebunny. Hopping all around. at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (dEQP3)

238 The law firm of Perkins Coe has been hired by Mueller to go through the sexts to delete the irellevant ones. Out of 10,000 texts, there are expected to be 35 heavily redacted relevant ones.They will be given to Nunes in January. 2019.

Posted by: Sleepyhedz at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (pG2uk)

239 Has this been linked?

https://youtu.be/ISFervFbwF0

Guadalcanal Diary: "Pillow Talk"

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:40 PM (GsAUU)

240 'Robots are not capable of having imagination. It is a human delusion.'


Imagine we're all plooking
It's easy if you try.

Posted by: Cy.Borg.Robot.Drifter at December 06, 2017 07:40 PM (UdKB7)

241 236 29 There's a Map Room?

Posted by: garrett
--------------------------------------
Why, yes. There is.
It's down on the ground (originally basement) floor across from the kitchen ---so called because FDR had all his war maps down there.
National Geographic gave the WH a yuuuuge collection of maps during the Kennedy admin, I think, and those are there. Or at least they used to be.
It is very difficult to find out what the Obamas have done with various rooms.
Posted by: Margarita DeVille at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (0jtPF)

I think Michelle made some of them into a dress

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:40 PM (ANIFC)

242 These people may be the types who do speech-to-text, and then have the phone read off the texts that are received as text-to-speech.

You know. The Smart, Efficient, Progressive Way.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:40 PM (hcyUh)

243 Posted by: Margarita DeVille at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (0jtPF)

You also need the obverse of the medallion, otherwise the staff is the wrong height and you end up digging in the wrong place.

Posted by: hogmartin at December 06, 2017 07:40 PM (y87Qq)

244 10,000 texts? 4chan could cut through those like a lawn mower through drought fried grass.

Posted by: An Observation at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (ga0UL)

245 Oh shit, the feds are gonna bust me for shooting at the sea lions!!!

Posted by: Zarate at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (GsAUU)

246 Well Gowdy has sort of already proven how effective, or sincere, he is, and isn't he quitting, so who cares what he says or does? And he appears to be misinformed, confusing the Mueller clownshow for something else, or hasn't read the statute or the Rosenstein memo.

Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (QDnY+)

247 Just scannig thru today's posts...I hope BSG's skull is drawing up a lease for Steve Bannon because as of this writing the man is living there rent free.

Posted by: kallisto at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (St6l/)

248 190




Any why has the current news cycle forced me to imagine John Conyers sitting on a couch naked?

Posted by: Sphynx


Did he put down a towel? Because otherwise, that's gross.

Posted by: pep at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (LAe3v)

249 The law firm of Perkins Coe has been hired by Mueller to go through the sexts to delete the irellevant ones. Out of 10,000 texts, there are expected to be 35 heavily redacted relevant ones.They will be given to Nunes in January. 2019.
Posted by: Sleepyhedz at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (pG2uk)

HUH?

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (48QDY)

250 The AI wars began when...


This is going to end up as long AI vs. cross AI isn't it?

Posted by: Bandersnatch at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (fuK7c)

251 Or kill a horse on polar-bear-back while pantsless.

Or as I call it, Tuesday.

Posted by: Kim Jong Eun at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (hcyUh)

Dear Penthouse Forum,

Even given the incomparable superiority of Juche system, you still won't believe.....

Posted by: Kim Jong "the Donger" at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (zCyNd)

252 >>Trump isn't a dunce but I worry that he is a bit naive to the game. Justice being fair and all the that.

>>Fuck the game. Burn it down. Now.

Yea. A guy who has spent his life suing people and being sued by others in the jungle that is NYC commercial real estate is naive to the game. C'mon.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (/tuJf)

253 Trig Palin is Bristol Palin's son!!!!1!1!11!!eleventy!

Posted by: 2008 retard at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (qJsa+)

254 237. Meh. Hold my kvas. - Baikonur Kosmodrome Loadmaster, packing crap into '60s vintage Soyuz capsule.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (fA1SL)

255 O'Bama spent a lot of time in the map room, hoping he could use one of them to find his own ass. Didn't work, but Reggie showed him the way.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (wjmTS)

256 They are the ones that are dropping all this information on Mueller's team that seems to be miraculously appearing.

There are also 27 separate leak investigations being pursued by the same office right now and they likely involve a lot of the same people.

My bet is that they have already been through all 10,000 texts but are holding off until the report drops because they don't want the stuff going completely public which sure as shit it will if it goes to Congress which leaks like a sieve.

There are also rumors swirling that just as I thought a major purge at the FBI and DOJ is coming.

We shall see.


Thank you Jack Straw for cogent summary. I was wondering who was leaking info...it always says "informant".

Man, I would love to see this drop with a red bow just in time for Christmas. I'd like 2018 to start clean.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (YiAXR)

257

The way the Republican cucks talk nice about Robert Mueller you'd think Mueller was little "Anthony" from the Twilight Zone.

Posted by: Soothsayer SLX Pro Series II Platinum Turbo at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (hpr56)

258 >>> Fuck the game. Burn it down. Now.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U2YVyLLKRHw

Posted by: fluffy at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (cHbmY)

259 "I hope BSG's skull is drawing up a lease for Steve Bannon because as of this writing the man is living there rent free."

Must be a pretty big head.

Posted by: Cy.Borg.Robot.Drifter at December 06, 2017 07:43 PM (UdKB7)

260 10,000 texts? 4chan could cut through those like a lawn mower through drought fried grass.

Posted by: An Observation at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (ga0UL)

Good one.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:43 PM (48QDY)

261 The AI wars began when a "Moron" named "Emmie" accidentally taught The AI about projective geometry...
Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:33 PM (hcyUh)


And does L'Hopital know about this?

Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:44 PM (/A+Cl)

262 any word on forcing the second coming of Christ in those emails?

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:44 PM (TlvUt)

263 Why, yes. There is.
It's down on the ground (originally basement) floor across from the kitchen ---so called because FDR had all his war maps down there.
National Geographic gave the WH a yuuuuge collection of maps during the Kennedy admin, I think, and those are there. Or at least they used to be.
It is very difficult to find out what the Obamas have done with various rooms.
Posted by: Margarita DeVille at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (0jtPF)


--I don't know if I'm the only Moron who geeks out on geography and maps, but if you are . . . the Hudson's Bay Company Museum in Winnipeg . . . has really fucking cool maps.

David Thompson: The greatest explorer Americans have never heard of, and arguably the greatest terrestrial explorer of all time.

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (GsAUU)

264 I for one welcome our new somnolent overlords.

Posted by: Jeff SezZzions at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (Tyii7)

265 Meh. Hold my kvas. - Baikonur Kosmodrome Loadmaster, packing crap into '60s vintage Soyuz capsule.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (fA1SL)

For security reasons, liquids such as vodka must be in clear containers of no larger than one liter volume.

Posted by: Tavarish Security Agency at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (zCyNd)

266 Yea. A guy who has spent his life suing people and being sued by others in the jungle that is NYC commercial real estate is naive to the game. C'mon.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (/tuJf)

There may be a case to be made (no pun intended) that the normal justice system regular civilians engage with is of a different kind from the orgiastic shit-opera that is the Department of Justice. I have very limited experience with both, so I couldn't say.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (hcyUh)

267 Man, I would love to see this drop with a red bow just in time for Christmas. I'd like 2018 to start clean.
Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla


Hate to be a downer, but the first day of 2018, is a Monday.

Posted by: rickb223 at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (Z+uwH)

268 >>257
The way the Republican cucks talk nice about Robert Mueller you'd think Mueller was little "Anthony" from the Twilight Zone.


It's sickening.

Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (r9UYA)

269 Shit, the video of those fires . . .

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (GsAUU)

270 252 >>Trump isn't a dunce but I worry that he is a bit naive to the game. Justice being fair and all the that.

>>Fuck the game. Burn it down. Now.

Yea. A guy who has spent his life suing people and being sued by others in the jungle that is NYC commercial real estate is naive to the game. C'mon.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (/tuJf)

----

Read Art of the Deal he knows of asshat politicians and bureaucrats.

Posted by: MAGA at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (LnOh3)

271 Well Gowdy has sort of already proven how effective, or sincere, he is, and isn't he quitting, so who cares what he says or does? And he appears to be misinformed, confusing the Mueller clownshow for something else, or hasn't read the statute or the Rosenstein memo.
Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (QDnY+)

Or just following the Issa Legacy.

Where is Sam Ervin when you need him?

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (48QDY)

272 Hail Somnolant OverlordzzzzzZZZZZ

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (wjmTS)

273 Pillow Talk was a groovy Doris Day flick from an innocent time when Rock Hudson was a studly hetero.

Posted by: kallisto at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (St6l/)

274 Here's a trick used at my laboratory: change the grades or job titles or something and make everyone re-apply for their jobs.

Posted by: t-bird at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (xDk+1)

275 Must be a pretty big head.
No, it's just that there's alot of empty space in it.

Posted by: andycanuck at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (QCX64)

276 I agree with the Trump thing - how does this lawyer and the FBI agent still have jobs? they should be fired for cause. Not because they hated trump, but because they did NOT DISCLOSE conflicts of interest and recuse themselves from the investigation.

Posted by: Dean wormer at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (fftfA)

277 fuck the trap...pike bad guy from the a-team movie

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (TlvUt)

278 And does L'Hopital know about this?
Posted by: Emmie -- please, no public display of insanity at December 06, 2017 07:44 PM (/A+Cl)

Heh.

He's still recovering. Poor guy was right up against his limits.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (hcyUh)

279 David Thompson: The greatest explorer Americans have never heard of, and arguably the greatest terrestrial explorer of all time.
Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (GsAUU)

And the first Skywalker.

Posted by: golfman at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (48QDY)

280 Do you like edged weapons? Do you like knife-wielding hos with Milwaukee accents? Would you say to yourself, as a crazed Hispano-Asian man swinging a machete rushes you, "This represents imminent danger for sure"?

Of course you do!

The Red Letter Media guys spin the Wheel of the Worst and the bestest of the best is "Surviving Edged Weapons: How to Defeat Today's Fastest Growing Threat" (skip to 31:43):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1sxc3V0lzQ

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at December 06, 2017 07:47 PM (qJtVm)

281 235 OT, but SpaceX had a successful static test fire at LC-40 this afternoon.

Good news. Waiting for the big "launch a Tesla to Mars" escapade next year.

Posted by: Anachronda at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (sGtp+)

282 Or at least they used to be.
It is very difficult to find out what the Obamas have done with various rooms.


Mr. Fifty-Seven States has never even seen a map, so he'd have to read about that room in the newspaper.

Posted by: t-bird at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (xDk+1)

283 Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:26 PM (/tuJf)

The FBI and the DoJ have been so badly corrupted that unless there are arrests and indictments of executive and cabinet level personnel, no credibility will be restored.

Posted by: CrotchetyOldJarhead at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (UaOJc)

284 'No, it's just that there's alot of empty space in it.'

Gonna need it for big fattie Bannon and his big fattie army.

Posted by: Cy.Borg.Robot.Drifter at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (UdKB7)

285 Hate to be a downer, but the first day of 2018, is a Monday.

--

So it will be celebrated as a holiday because the 1st is a Sunday?

Posted by: Skandia Recluse, Maybe at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (KdDCu)

286 Does the map room have drapes?

Asking for a friend.

Posted by: J. Comey at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (H5knJ)

287 >>> I don't know if I'm the only Moron who geeks out on geography and maps

Because I do geek out on geography, I know how far it is to Winnipeg. Can't say I'll be able to make it there this year.

Posted by: fluffy at December 06, 2017 07:48 PM (cHbmY)

288 Who*s your smoochie Boochie? Strzok speaks.

Posted by: Archer at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (Pjqgt)

289 263. Th greatest trick David Thompson ever played was convincing America that he did not exist.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (fA1SL)

290 It's flaming skulls all.the.way.down.

Posted by: Hands Solo at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (EzdLW)

291 The law firm of Perkins Coe has been hired by Mueller to go through the sexts to delete the irellevant ones. Out of 10,000 texts, there are expected to be 35 heavily redacted relevant ones.They will be given to Nunes in January. 2019.
Posted by: Sleepyhedz at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (pG2uk)

aw....what does he have to hide ?

Posted by: runner at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (QC/4S)

292 237
That's amazing.
Posted by: alexthechick - Ragebunny. Hopping all around. at December 06, 2017 07:39 PM (dEQP3)


I know! It's pretty exciting. To me anyway.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (sdi6R)

293 I've been to Winnipeg. Wouldn't advise it.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (wjmTS)

294 Saw Dan Rather last night...yea, we are hooking up. Jk

He was on a show, and described Trump as having a shrewd and cunning intelligence. It was interesting.

Then I managed to sit thru a few minutes of us vs. them dialogue. Deplorables vs. rest of country basically. He's definitely a Dem. Wanted to slit my throat at what I witnessed being said. Putrid. The stench of sanctimony was overwhelming. And I'm not talking necessarily about just him. The other 2 broads needed a slap. The screeching. Ugh.

Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (YiAXR)

295 265 Meh. Hold my kvas. - Baikonur Kosmodrome Loadmaster, packing crap into '60s vintage Soyuz capsule.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (fA1SL)

For security reasons, liquids such as vodka must be in clear containers of no larger than one liter volume.
Posted by: Tavarish Security Agency at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (zCyNd)

--Heh, just finished Season 5 of The Americans last night.

A character who is a Soviet defector constantly criticizes the USSR and is so grateful to be in America. The only thing he confesses to missing from his homeland is kvass. He makes his own in the basement.

Oh, and Season 5 is probably the best yet. Next season will be the last.

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (GsAUU)

296 A new wildfire has started in Bel Aire now.

Hmmmmmm.

Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (r9UYA)

297 Also, if you are covering something up because it might "look bad", you should ask yourself, does it just look bad, or is it actually bad bad? In this case it looks bad, because, it is actually bad bad.

Peter Strzok and Lisa Page sound like typical liberals - they think of themselves as open minded and fair, and just, and give themselves a pass on all sorts of questionable behavior, because, you know they are just so smart and fair. But they fail to recognize - everyone is has prejudices, and more important, everyone is replaceable. i doubt there was much they did on this case that anyone else could do just as well, without the perceived or real taint of politics.

Posted by: Dean wormer at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (fftfA)

298 O'Bama spent a lot of time in the map room, hoping he could use one of them to find his own ass.

He could try swallowing a beagle.

Posted by: boulder terlit hobo at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (6FqZa)

299 >>>Gonna need it for big fattie Bannon and his big fattie army.

He is not bringing his Army men!! No toys!! No Doritos!! Inspection of pockets when entering the building! We got rules here, especially for fat smelly hobos like Bannon!

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (RrhD2)

300
"The Emperor requires your death."

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (abSK9)

301 >>> I don't know if I'm the only Moron who geeks out on geography and maps

I found some Christmas tree ornaments at B&N that look like old globes, both terrestrial & celestial. Pretty cool

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (ANIFC)

302 Besides what the heck kind of punishment is a contempt citation?
How exactly did it punish AG Holder?
It didn't.

Posted by: navybrat at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (w7KSn)

303 Some folks call it a kaiser blade. Mmm. Hmm.

Posted by: Jeff SezZzions at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (Tyii7)

304 So it will be celebrated as a holiday because the 1st is a Sunday?

Posted by: Skandia Recluse


January 1, 2018 is a Monday.
December 31 is Sunday.

Posted by: rickb223 at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (Z+uwH)

305 TO THE PAIN

Posted by: Johnny at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (mgCYE)

306 Sarah Palin and Todd Palin are notorious Alaskian Swingers!!!!!11!1!11!eleventy1!1

Posted by: 2008 retard at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (qJsa+)

307 295. Makes his own? Black bread and everything?

True gopnik!

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (fA1SL)

308 I have been toying with the idea that Mueller could be impeached and Rodstein nor the courts would have no say so whatsoever as Nixon v. U.S. ruled that impeachment is a political question with the courts having no say so.

Impeachment would allow the House to investigate Mueller and co thoroughly, determine if and whatever crimes and misdemeanors have been committed by the his so called investigation, get statements and documents under subpoena and oath, and then issue a report for the Senate Trial.

For bonus fun, all Mueller's actions as FBI chief could be investigated as well in such an action.

Technically any official, even former official such as James Comey, can be impeached, as illustrated by prior examples, as the only punishment from impeachment is removal from office and possibly a lifetime ban on holding federal office if separately imposed.







Posted by: whig at December 06, 2017 07:51 PM (A328l)

309 It seems to me that the DOJ is part of the Executive. Therefore, Trump has the authority to say : "You know what? Forget the Congress for the moment- give me the stuff. By close of business - today."

Posted by: Lurking Cynic at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (b9NoO)

310 296 A new wildfire has started in Bel Aire now.

Hmmmmmm.
Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (r9UYA)

Trump's doing it! WitH HiS mINd!!!11!1!

Or.... some nefarious ne'er-do-well nudnik with Soros geld in his pockets and a couple bic lighters.

Or.... (most likely) it's just California being California, and shit burns sometimes.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (hcyUh)

311 Pretty sure federal law requires the cited person to carry a contempt citation in their Trapper Keeper at all times. Forever.

Posted by: J. Comey at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (H5knJ)

312 from an earlier thread...something I liked alot:
It is by the drapes alone that I escape notice. It is by the ink of pen that diary entries acquire form, the lips acquire stains, stains become a warning. It is by the drapes alone that I escape notice

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (TlvUt)

313 We should impeach everyone ... except Trump.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (wjmTS)

314 267
Hate to be a downer, but the first day of 2018, is a Monday.
Posted by: rickb223 at December 06, 2017 07:46 PM (Z+uwH)


But it's a holiday, so there's that.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (sdi6R)

315 290 It's flaming skulls all.the.way.down.
Posted by: Hands Solo at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (EzdLW)

--Not enough at this point.

Puddingskulls.

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (GsAUU)

316
Fluffy, you are not alone.

Posted by: Skandia Recluse, Maybe at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (KdDCu)

317 255 O'Bama spent a lot of time in the map room, hoping he could use one of them to find his own ass. Didn't work, but Reggie showed him the way.

Shit- I just spit up my Shiner IPA!

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (CL76w)

318 So Smalley's people say the little troll is not leaving. Tomorrow he will reveal he was born a poor black boy and accuse his tormentors of racism.

Posted by: kallisto at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (St6l/)

319
Besides what the heck kind of punishment is a contempt citation?

You're not allowed to argue balls and strikes.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (0pSdX)

320 Kvass? Was refreshing on a hot summer day in Leningrad when the only alternative was wretched Soviet mineral water (heavy on the mineral, not so much the water). But nothing to write home about. Best part - besides the shared mug, they just rinsed it out between customers - was the fact that the tanks were often mounted on WWII US Lend-Lease caissons, the kind towed by Jeeps.

Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (QDnY+)

321 293 I've been to Winnipeg. Wouldn't advise it.
Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:49 PM (wjmTS)

--A colleague of mine when I lived there put it well: It's not a great place to visit, but it is a great place to live.

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (GsAUU)

322 13 We should impeach everyone ... except Trump.

++++++

well, I hear a lot of good things about this pence fellow...Handmaiden's tale things.

Posted by: porg herder at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (TlvUt)

323 312 Ha!

Posted by: steevy at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (LiyEm)

324 I have been toying with the idea that Mueller could be impeached and Rodstein nor the courts would have no say so whatsoever as Nixon v. U.S. ruled that impeachment is a political question with the courts having no say so.


Hawaiian judge would overrule. Same as having no say over
immigration.

Posted by: rickb223 at December 06, 2017 07:55 PM (Z+uwH)

325 Someone here suggested the post-resignation impeachments as a way to deny them their (fat) pensions. Sounds good to me.

Posted by: andycanuck at December 06, 2017 07:55 PM (QCX64)

326 Meh. Hold my kvas. - Baikonur Kosmodrome Loadmaster, packing crap into '60s vintage Soyuz capsule.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (fA1SL)

For security reasons, liquids such as vodka must be in clear containers of no larger than one liter volume.
Posted by: Tavarish Security Agency at December 06, 2017 07:45 PM (zCyNd)

no smaller than a liter

Posted by: Perestroika Directive at December 06, 2017 07:55 PM (QC/4S)

327 I went through a metric shit-ton of crayons drawing those blasted maps.

Posted by: Slow Uncle Joe Biden at December 06, 2017 07:55 PM (Tyii7)

328 Yea. A guy who has spent his life suing people and being sued by others in the jungle that is NYC commercial real estate is naive to the game. C'mon.
Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:41 PM (/tuJ

I respectfully disagree. He could afford the most expensive NYC lawyers for that. Expensive NYC lawyers are useless once he was elected President and those who know the true game weren't (and aren't) exactly lining up for the job after he got elected. Career suicide being a real threat. That's whats always worried me and that's how he got the Flynn problem.

We're quickly approaching a critical mass where burning it down will be accepted by most as a great contribution to America.

The fucking FBI is now the East German Stasi.

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (63oy9)

329 310 296 A new wildfire has started in Bel Aire now.

Hmmmmmm.
Posted by: Under Fire at December 06, 2017 07:50 PM (r9UYA)

Trump's doing it! WitH HiS mINd!!!11!1!

Or.... some nefarious ne'er-do-well nudnik with Soros geld in his pockets and a couple bic lighters.

Or.... (most likely) it's just California being California, and shit burns sometimes.
Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (hcyUh)


--Was it the Fresh Prince?

DJ Jazzy Jeff?

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (GsAUU)

330 317 255 O'Bama spent a lot of time in the map room, hoping he could use one of them to find his own ass. Didn't work, but Reggie showed him the way.

Shit- I just spit up my Shiner IPA!
Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (CL76w)
Funny that somebody who golfed so much didn't know his ass from a hole in the ground.

Posted by: Northernlurker at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (nBr1j)

331 318 So Smalley's people say the little troll is not leaving. Tomorrow he will reveal he was born a poor black boy and accuse his tormentors of racism.
Posted by: kallisto at December 06, 2017 07:54 PM (St6l/)

He's going to announce that he & Garrison Keillor will be going on tour next year - The Pervy Home Companion tour

Posted by: josephistan at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (ANIFC)

332 320. It's all right, I agree. My mother and grandmother both made it, pretty regularly in the summer. Always struck me as a bit odd, since we could have lemonade or iced tea, but they swore kvas was healthier.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (fA1SL)

333 >>Besides what the heck kind of punishment is a contempt citation?

Not much. So why do you think the DOJ and FBI have been turning over lots of information and witnesses lately?

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (/tuJf)

334
My AI implant on the fritz.

stack overflow
system halted

NO CARRIER

Posted by: Skandia Recluse, Maybe at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (KdDCu)

335 So the billionaire president can't keep paying his NYC lawyers for advice? I think not.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (wjmTS)

336
January 1, 2018 is a Monday.
December 31 is Sunday.


So New Year's is on Tuesday, then?

Posted by: Soothsayer SLX Pro Series II Platinum Turbo at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (hpr56)

337 I went through a metric shit-ton of crayons drawing those blasted maps.


Posted by: Slow Uncle Joe Biden at December 06, 2017 07:55 PM (Tyii7)

==========================
The Government Accounting Office has a few questions concerning that order for 350 lbs. of premium paste.

Posted by: mrp at December 06, 2017 07:58 PM (Pqytn)

338 'The Pervy Home Companion tour'

Atsa purty funny josy.

Posted by: Cy.Borg.Robot.Drifter at December 06, 2017 07:58 PM (UdKB7)

339 Sorry rick223b, I saw what you did there. Impeachment is pretty much a settled issue and Mr. Hawaii has his legs taken out from him this week along with the 4th Circuit. If the Scotus gets riled enough, they simply summarily reverse the lower court decision. Happened quite a bit in the civil rights era.

Posted by: whig at December 06, 2017 07:58 PM (A328l)

340 At least I finally learned where Peruvia was.

Posted by: Slow Uncle Joe Biden at December 06, 2017 07:59 PM (Tyii7)

341 254 237. Meh. Hold my kvas. - Baikonur Kosmodrome Loadmaster, packing crap into '60s vintage Soyuz capsule.
Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:42 PM (fA1SL)


SpaceX assembles its rockets and rolls them out to the pad horizontally, the way the Russians do. Most other American rockets are assembled vertically.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 08:00 PM (sdi6R)

342 whig Rosenstein can be fired at any time, like Sessions or any US attorney.


Friend in Ventura dodged the Katyusha barrage last night, hoping the winds favor him tonight (fire rampaged past his area, 1/2 mile away).


Seems impossible that we in SD will be completely spared - we're supposed to get our high winds starting tonight.


Just visited him in Ventura last month. Nice little town, huge growth (the newest far exurb for LA sprawl), but very mellow. Old main street and downtown getting very nice again. Ag is still the main $$ in the county (strawberry fields and citrus orchards have acted as firebreaks for some areas).

Posted by: rhomboid at December 06, 2017 08:00 PM (QDnY+)

343 Horizontal is best. -- The Sexbot

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 08:00 PM (wjmTS)

344 Always struck me as a bit odd, since we could have lemonade or iced tea, but they swore kvas was healthier.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (fA1SL)

Drink Kvass! No kvetch!

Posted by: Today is Mikulas-toys for Hungarian tots! at December 06, 2017 08:00 PM (zCyNd)

345 Nice blasting of Gillibrand

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 08:00 PM (GsAUU)

346
"My AI implant on the fritz.
stack overflow"

I had a stack overflow one time. Well more than once. Actually lots of times.

Posted by: Pamela Anderson at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (UdKB7)

347 Re: Trump's ability to navigate the swamp, I think any normal lawyer he would have ever dealt with in civilian life would be clueless about the wranglings and machinations of the DOJ. There truly is a Deep State in place, I think, with little real input from who is elected President. Some shuffling here and there, but the apparatus is built to perpetuate itself and hew reliably leftwards regardless of who the head ramrod is.

Who do you get to help you navigate that kind of mess?

I don't know dick about it, just speculation on my part, but that all sounds about right.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (hcyUh)

348 Do you like edged weapons?


a) As soon as I saw the phrase "edged weapons" I knew it was you.

2) That's hilarious.

iii) I can't pay attention to the content because of Guy #3's hair. Is that mousse, pomade, unicorn semen?

Posted by: Bandersnatch at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (fuK7c)

349 Mooch used to yell at me from the top of the stairs, like I was Rupert Pupkin, or somethin'. Bitch.

Posted by: Slow Uncle Joe Biden at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (Tyii7)

350 344. Heh! Miklos knows things.

Posted by: Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (fA1SL)

351 Vertical is best. -- The makers of Cialis at al.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 08:02 PM (wjmTS)

352 Remember when Dwight tried to talk Michael off the top of the building by bribing him with a Japanese female robot?

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 08:02 PM (GsAUU)

353 >>Besides what the heck kind of punishment is a contempt citation?



Not much. So why do you think the DOJ and FBI have been turning over lots of information and witnesses lately?

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (/tuJf)

=========================
Dunno. Perhaps Jeff Sessions has a unit of US Marshals ready, willing, and able to enforce a Congressional contempt citation.

Posted by: mrp at December 06, 2017 08:02 PM (Pqytn)

354 This Democrat shill-ette is even more annoying than Tarlov.

Posted by: logprof at December 06, 2017 08:02 PM (GsAUU)

355 347 Re: Trump's ability to navigate the swamp, I think any normal lawyer he would have ever dealt with in civilian life would be clueless about the wranglings and machinations of the DOJ. There truly is a Deep State in place, I think, with little real input from who is elected President. Some shuffling here and there, but the apparatus is built to perpetuate itself and hew reliably leftwards regardless of who the head ramrod is.

Who do you get to help you navigate that kind of mess?

I don't know dick about it, just speculation on my part, but that all sounds about right.
Posted by: Warai-otoko at December 06, 2017 08:01 PM (hcyUh)

------

Christian Adams

Posted by: MAGA at December 06, 2017 08:03 PM (LnOh3)

356 The Paolo, he assemble vertically and horizantally

Posted by: The Paolo at December 06, 2017 08:03 PM (QC/4S)

357 Andy McCarthy says to hold off until the texts come out. Interesting article.

Posted by: Banana Splits Guy - Ho Ho Hoing to the Holidays at December 06, 2017 08:03 PM (RrhD2)

358 nood

Posted by: andycanuck at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (QCX64)

359 Paolo is wise. One takes what one can get.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (wjmTS)

360 330 317 255 O'Bama spent a lot of time in the map room, hoping he could use one of them to find his own ass. Didn't work, but Reggie showed him the way.

Shit- I just spit up my Shiner IPA!
Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 07:53 PM (CL76w)
Funny that somebody who golfed so much didn't know his ass from a hole in the ground.
Posted by: Northernlurker at December 06, 2017 07:56 PM (nBr1j)

Pretty sure O'Blamo is a shitty golfer. WE upgraded to a pretty good golfer in the Trumpster.

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (CL76w)

361
This will be the first mission featuring both a used Falcon 9 first stage *and* a used Dragon spacecraft.
Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (sdi6R)






Pre-owned. Pre-owned.

Posted by: Elon Musk at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (eXA4G)

362 309 It seems to me that the DOJ is part of the Executive. Therefore, Trump has the authority to say : "You know what? Forget the Congress for the moment- give me the stuff. By close of business - today."
Posted by: Lurking Cynic at December 06, 2017 07:52 PM (b9NoO)

Exactly THIS ^^^^

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 08:05 PM (63oy9)

363 >>I respectfully disagree. He could afford the most expensive NYC lawyers for that. Expensive NYC lawyers are useless once he was elected President and those who know the true game weren't (and aren't) exactly lining up for the job after he got elected. Career suicide being a real threat. That's whats always worried me and that's how he got the Flynn problem.

One has. Go back to my comment about Trump getting help from someone and my guess would be Admiral Mike Rodgers.

Rodgers is the head of the NSA. He is a spooks spook. Trump didn't pick him, he was the head of the NSA under Obama. Late in 2016, right at the height of all the Russia bullshit, both Ash Carter and James Clapper recommended to Obama that he be terminated for poor performance. They trashed him very publicly and repeatedly. That would be the second spook that Obama got rid of, the first being Mike Flynn.

Obama didn't get rid of him and Trump kept him on as the head of the NSA, the only senior level spy Trump kept besides Flynn. As Bob from the NSA can tell you, the one organization that probably knows more than any is the NSA.

Betting on Trump not knowing what is going on and not surrounding himself with people who also know seems to be a suckers bet. And the way this is rolling out it appears that Trump not only now knows what is happening, he has known all along.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 08:05 PM (/tuJf)

364 Trump is a scratch golfer. O'Bama, well he was lucky to get anything in the hole, except for Reggie of course.

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 08:05 PM (wjmTS)

365 Scrunt on TuCa immediately goes to 'what we gonna do about Trump, 20 women accused him...'

Ya know what? I knew that before I voted for him.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at December 06, 2017 08:05 PM (Eu5eZ)

366 Rhomboid,
I know that but an impeachment would sidestep blaming Trump and develop a record under oath of Mueller's actions. It also prevent Trump from being charged for interfering with the investigation.

Nixon's Sat. Night Massacre did not look good and poor Robert Bork took the fall as the no. 3 guy. Cox had issues (he was a Kennedy guy) but that was all sidelined by the firing. Better to establish why the guy needs to go for the peepul before doing so.

The second would be what may be happening on the OIG investigations which may involve members of Mueller's team.

Posted by: whig at December 06, 2017 08:06 PM (A328l)

367 Make that smarmy scrunt.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at December 06, 2017 08:06 PM (Eu5eZ)

368 What's all this Kvas talk?

Posted by: Melanija Knavs at December 06, 2017 08:06 PM (fuK7c)

369 360
Pretty sure O'Blamo is a shitty golfer. WE upgraded to a pretty good golfer in the Trumpster.
Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (CL76w)


That is great. Of all the ways that Trump is superior to Obama, he's also a better golfer to boot.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 08:06 PM (sdi6R)

370 361
This will be the first mission featuring both a used Falcon 9 first stage *and* a used Dragon spacecraft.
Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 07:38 PM (sdi6R)






Pre-owned. Pre-owned.
Posted by: Elon Musk at December 06, 2017 08:04 PM (eXA4G)


"Flight proven" is the preferred SpaceX usage.

Posted by: rickl at December 06, 2017 08:07 PM (sdi6R)

371 Well, with Willow gone, someone had to take her place. Willowed? How about Ruthlessed? I accept the mantle. *wanders off*

Posted by: Ruthless at December 06, 2017 08:08 PM (wjmTS)

372 Women can be so ungrateful. You can spend tens of thousands of dollars on them. Do all sorts of favors. Then you ask them, hey your millionaire brother at Eli Lilly, could he get me some propecia? And they just ignore it. Ungrateful assholes.

Posted by: Steve and Cold Bear at December 06, 2017 08:12 PM (/qEW2)

373 Is it just me, or does all the sexual scandal stuff seem like an organized, concerted effort to systematically remove men from the Democrat party?

Seems like a purge.

Posted by: Malcolm Tent at December 06, 2017 08:13 PM (+dALr)

374 Well, with Willow gone, someone had to take her place. Willowed? How about Ruthlessed? I accept the mantle. *wanders off*

It's happened to me too, more times than I can count.

Posted by: Jewells45can handle your jewels at December 06, 2017 08:13 PM (CNHr1)

375 Obama didn't get rid of him and Trump kept him on as the head of the NSA, the only senior level spy Trump kept besides Flynn. As Bob from the NSA can tell you, the one organization that probably knows more than any is the NSA.

Betting on Trump not knowing what is going on and not surrounding himself with people who also know seems to be a suckers bet. And the way this is rolling out it appears that Trump not only now knows what is happening, he has known all along.
Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 08:05 PM (/tuJf)

You give those people and their acronyms way too much credit. I've worked for all of them and their acronyms.. And walked away. From all of them. You give those people and their acronyms way too much credit.

Burn it down.

Posted by: Brian in New Orleans at December 06, 2017 08:13 PM (63oy9)

376 Trump's last listed golf handicap is 2.8
There are plenty of videos of Trump hitting a drive at some tournament that sure looks like a fluid swing. O'Blamo's swing looks about like his jump shot.

Posted by: free tibet, with purchase of equal or greater value tibet at December 06, 2017 08:14 PM (CL76w)

377 >>You give those people and their acronyms way too much credit. I've worked for all of them and their acronyms.. And walked away. From all of them. You give those people and their acronyms way too much credit.

>>Burn it down.

No. I rely on facts.

Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 08:17 PM (/tuJf)

378 Is it just me, or does all the sexual scandal stuff seem like an organized, concerted effort to systematically remove men from the Democrat party?

Seems like a purge.

Posted by: Malcolm Tent at December 06, 2017 08:13 PM (+dALr)
.................................................
The Dem playbook is all about taking out Moore and Trump and if they have to purge a few Dems. in safe seats so be it.
This #metoo movement will be trying to take out republicans with false accusations.

Posted by: redridinghood at December 06, 2017 08:23 PM (PvFoN)

379 "Surviving Edged Weapons: How to Defeat Today's Fastest Growing Threat" (skip to 31:43):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1sxc3V0lzQ


Oh, I am enjoying this. Skipped to the last twenty minutes.

Posted by: t-bird at December 06, 2017 08:25 PM (xDk+1)

380 How much has this Mueller bullshit cost us so far? How much can the fcuker spend even if the whole thing is a bust? WTF, over?

Posted by: dartist at December 06, 2017 08:27 PM (nisXv)

381 353
>>Besides what the heck kind of punishment is a contempt citation?





Not much. So why do you think the DOJ and FBI have been turning over lots of information and witnesses lately?



Posted by: JackStraw at December 06, 2017 07:57 PM (/tuJf)

=========================
Dunno. Perhaps Jeff Sessions has a unit of US Marshals ready, willing, and able to enforce a Congressional contempt citation.


Posted by: mrp at December 06, 2017 08:02 PM (Pqytn)


And Emily Ratajkowski is also outside dressed in Victoria's Secret and horny for your ass.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at December 06, 2017 08:31 PM (UsCnO)

382 114
You know what?



Hillary was fired from the Watergate investigation for less cause.

Posted by: Anna Puma at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (HpeUK)


Yeah, but that is when all people had to actually follow actual laws.No longer the case.

Posted by: LeftCoast Dawg at December 06, 2017 08:34 PM (UsCnO)

383 Public firing squads or hangings.

Remember, if Strzok had been successful Hillary would be president right now.

Think of all the Strzok(s) that made sure Obama was elected and re-elected.

Everyone is jolly right now because Trump is president but these people had regular citizens contemplating the need to water the tree of justice.

Soldiers are dead, citizens murdered by illegals, trillions stolen.

Overthrowing a constitutional republic is no small matter.

Public firing squads or hangings.

Posted by: The Media Suxs at December 06, 2017 08:52 PM (03xNs)

384
Hillary was fired from the Watergate investigation for less cause.

Posted by: Anna Puma at December 06, 2017 07:21 PM (HpeUK)

--------------------------

It's clear that Hillary being fired because she was such a moron. The smart ones (all of them) weren't so stupid to show their criminal hands like Hillary did. They all believed the same things she did.

I think now it's clear that the Deep State (ex.FBI Mark Felt) set up Nixon from the get go. Just like they are doing to Trump.

Commit the crimes, pin them on the innocent.

That's our National Security apparatus. No actual national security concerns at all just criminal using it as a shield.

Ugly, stupid, gummy criminals.

Posted by: The Media Suxs at December 06, 2017 08:59 PM (03xNs)

385 75
Iirc, his texts were sent from a gubmint issued phone. EVERY text is gubmint property. Public freakin' record.





I know, right? Have people learned nothing? Why would you not have
your own phone too. Do you think...no...he couldn't be that stupid.
They didn't send each other nude pics did they?





Posted by: Gumdrop Gorilla or Professor Chaos

Has anyone offered Bob from the NSA a choice?

Posted by: Gmac - 'All politics in this country now is dress-rehearsal for civil war' at December 06, 2017 09:11 PM (4pjhs)

386 Dayum, Gregg Jarrett just called it: the FBI has become America's secret police for its shadow government. Good to see people with a microphone calling it, at least while they can. Same question comes to mind: can you even put the genie back into the bottle when you veer this deeply into totalitarianism?

Posted by: Lindsey Graham at December 06, 2017 09:21 PM (I+CPq)

387 Strzok Exchanged 10,000 texts with his girlfriend? When did he find time to work?

Posted by: Sven at December 06, 2017 09:27 PM (5rmvo)

388 "the FBI has become America's secret police for its shadow government."

Not has become, apparently always was.

Think about how many of Epstein and Bill's child rape victims the FBI tortured by scaring the shit out them.

Think about how they covered up the murder of Obama's gay choir boyfriends.

Think about how they must have laughed when people came to them to report that Obama's birth certificate was a forgery.

Why report anything to them? They are the criminals.

Posted by: The Media Suxs at December 06, 2017 09:33 PM (03xNs)

389 Strzok a payee of Fusion GPS? Is that what they were desperate to hide?

Posted by: Spamf Roming at December 06, 2017 09:39 PM (sJVJj)

390 388:

"Why report anything to them? They are the criminals."

People won't. They also know better than to talk to the FBI, and soon state and local police will not cooperate with them. It's sad to see deadender law-and-order conservatives coming to the inescapable conclusion they live in a lawless police state little different from the USSR in its last days. And before someone says that's bullshit, people aren't being murdered, one word: yet.

Godawful time to be alive and horrible thing to witness.

Posted by: Lindsey Graham at December 06, 2017 09:45 PM (I+CPq)

391 Re: Trump's ability to navigate the swamp, I think any normal lawyer he
would have ever dealt with in civilian life would be clueless about the
wranglings and machinations of the DOJ. There truly is a Deep State in
place, I think, with little real input from who is elected President.
Some shuffling here and there, but the apparatus is built to perpetuate
itself and hew reliably leftwards regardless of who the head ramrod is.


There is one fatal flaw to their Cabal: Ultimately none of those people are bullet proof. I just hope it does not become necessary to prove that particular fact to them.


Posted by: An Observation at December 06, 2017 09:50 PM (ga0UL)

392 "Godawful time to be alive and horrible thing to witness."

Actually, I'm optimistic because Trump is president and it is finally being exposed.

We lived through the worst of it when we trust them. Ironic.

Posted by: The Media Suxs at December 06, 2017 09:58 PM (03xNs)

393 Wait until they start to find gaps in the timelines of the texts. Just wait. It will happen. You don't think the FBI isn't scrubbing parts of it right now?

Posted by: Big Owl at December 07, 2017 12:58 AM (g+iKx)

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Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
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