Acosta Press Conference; Livestream Added

He will offer context for his decision to give Jeffrey Epstein the lightest of slaps on the wrist.

The rep billed the appearance as a "general press conference," without elaborating and answering questions about Epstein.

Acosta is not expected to resign, an administration official told CNN, but he will further explain the circumstances surrounding the Epstein case.

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, also told reporters at the White House that Acosta "will probably be sharing more information with you all."

"And as you heard Alex say yesterday, we welcome the fact that there's additional evidence that can be prosecuted, the crimes and atrocities, and certainly should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law," he added, according to CNN.

People are wondering: Was Epstein blackmailing the DC power elite?

It strikes me as quite unlikely that Jeffrey Epstein's motive for allegedly inviting powerful figures from the U.S. and Europe aboard the Lolita Express on a trip to Orgy Island was mere fellowship -- as if they were playing a round of golf together. My dominant hypothesis is that he was video-recording highly illegal and morally reprehensible rapes for use as blackmail material.

Or was it all just a matter of having money and influence and the shady "friends" that buys you?

Some questions are obvious -- and demand answers. The most compelling one about the 2008 case is 'why did Epstein get such kid gloves treatment?' The most obvious one about the 2019 case is 'why the hell did it take so long?' Wasn't it common knowledge among Manhattan's rich and famous that Epstein was constantly flying young women (some allegedly underage) to his mansion in Palm Beach and his island hideaway? Didn’t people call the Caribbean estate 'orgy island'? Wasn’t his private jet known as 'The Lolita Express'? I'm not saying these should have been hints, but...

As blogger David Burge put it, 'It's always the billionaire convicted pedo with private Lolita Express jets to his own orgy island that you least expect'’ Droll but accurate. How did the Department of Justice manage to miss this ongoing scandal for years?

The likely answer is that Epstein has lots of rich and powerful friends. As we say in Chicago, 'He knows a guy who knows a guy.' He must have known lots of guys. They were passengers on his planes, visitors at his estates.

Was Epstein some kind of asset of US intelligence, gathering blackmail video on foreign leaders?

Or maybe US leaders too? I wouldn't put that past the Brennan and Clapper types.

"Is the Epstein case going to cause a problem [for confirmation hearings]?" Acosta had been asked. Acosta had explained, breezily, apparently, that back in the day he'd had just one meeting on the Epstein case. He'd cut the non-prosecution deal with one of Epstein's attorneys because he had "been told" to back off, that Epstein was above his pay grade. "I was told Epstein 'belonged to intelligence' and to leave it alone"” he told his interviewers in the Trump transition, who evidently thought that was a sufficient answer and went ahead and hired Acosta. (The Labor Department had no comment when asked about this.)

I don't expect anything like that to be mentioned in this press conference, even if it were true.

Video stream below.

Update: Acosta said something like, when I came onto the case, there was already a deal in place to let Epstein off with no jail time whatsoever and no admission of having committed any sexual offenses; I and my prosecutors pushed to at least get some jail and a plea to soliciting an underage girl.

He now says that most of the witnesses against him didn't want to testify against him, because they didn't want to be identified. He's saying that this sort of plea arrangement is common, as prosecutors have to weigh seeking real justice against a sex offender, versus protecting his victims from further humiliation and pain.

He's stressing that at least his team got Epstein to admit to a crime that would force him to register as a sex criminal.

He now stresses that it's highly unusual that a federal prosecutor would intervene in a state case -- and remember, he's saying the state had already given Epstein a complete pass -- and pointing out that it's big deal that he even got involved at all to get something harsher. Without naming Harvey Weinstein, he points out that some sex offenders are let off with no charges at all.

He's pointing out that the female career prosecutor who handled this worked out an odd concession from Epstein: That any victim who came forward to sue him civilly would have her lawyer paid for by Epstein, and that he would have to plead no contest to the suit, agreeing to pay restitution. That career prosecutor did not want to notify potential victims, because Epstein could use knowledge of this deal to say, if they had to go to trial, "The DOJ is basically recruiting witnesses against me via this I-must-pay-restitution agreement. These 'victims' are just coming forward due to the smell of money in the air." So they decided to not notify victims until after Epstein agreed to plead guilty.


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1 Eh, the Donald should let him go on general principles.

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (RD7QR)

2 I am going to get some writing done.

Hopefulyl Acosta commits sepukku on live TV.

Posted by: Anna Puma at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (VFi6u)

3 First?

Posted by: BunkerInTheBurbs, still needs a new Nic! at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (6b6MO)

4 Hola amigos.

Posted by: Duke Lowell at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (gC2IV)

5 The story about what the feds found in Epstein's townhouse is super creepy. Good thing he didn't know about human centipedes.

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (8/DeP)

6 too slow!

Posted by: BunkerInTheBurbs, still needs a new Nic! at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (6b6MO)

7 Oh, and SPONGE!

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (RD7QR)

8 >>People are wondering: Was Epstein blackmailing the DC power elite?


He must've really, really hoped Hillary had won.

Posted by: Roy at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (Gvpa/)

9 Hmm.

Posted by: Brother Cavil, Conservapunk at July 10, 2019 02:27 PM (P83tS)

10 I wish he'd get up and say that he was afraid the Clintons would have him killed.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (xfb67)

11 Epstien was foreign intel. Foreign intel captured domestic intel decades ago. Just sayin....
And
DynCorp.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (13dPG)

12 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (Zz0t1)

13 I see " Acosta", cannot help thinking of the Other One..... unfortunate name, it is.....

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (bCLt0)

14 I really really really really hope that it comes around that Acosta backed off of Epstein because he was pressured to by someone like Comey, Mueller, or Brennan.

Posted by: Bill Krystol at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (KUaJL)

15 Another question...where were the damned parents?

Posted by: Diogenes at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (axyOa)

16 So "Intelligence" was just fine with 14 year old girls being used as honeypots for their HUMIT op?

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (VpIIl)

17 Hopefulyl Acosta commits sepukku on live TV.


Harsh, man. Harsh.

Posted by: J. Budd Dwyer at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (fuK7c)

18 Who knew that Chief "Justice" Roberts liked boinking 15-year-old girls and that he would get caught on camera?

Posted by: Furious George at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (9vQJW)

19 Just doing what investigator Mueller suggested to him??

Posted by: andycanuck at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (Dh1wo)

20 Oh and thanks for the 5 mins notice!

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (xfb67)

21 11 Epstien was foreign intel. Foreign intel captured domestic intel decades ago. Just sayin....
And
DynCorp.
Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:28 PM (13dPG)

So Epstein was leveraging his synergistic paradigm?

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (RD7QR)

22 Woman fatally killed by metal straw in freak accident.

A plastic straw would've saved her life.

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (Zz0t1)

23 Or maybe US leaders too? I wouldn't put that past the Brennan and Clapper types.

How many times in just the past two weeks have people here expressed their opinion that McCain and Romney both threw their respective elections.

Posted by: moon_over_vermont at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (kUmUV)

24 Let's just get all the names and bring back the guillotine.

Posted by: Mr. Peebles at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (oVJmc)

25 >>It strikes me as quite unlikely that Jeffrey Epstein's motive for allegedly inviting powerful figures from the U.S. and Europe aboard the Lolita Express on a trip to Orgy Island was mere fellowship -- as if they were playing a round of golf together.


'How'd you shoot today, Bill?'

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (aiRAB)

26 22 Woman fatally killed by metal straw in freak accident.

A plastic straw would've saved her life.
Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (Zz0t1)



We need Sensible Straw Control in this country.... how long must this bloodbath continue??????

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (bCLt0)

27 Why so upset about pedophiles? Get out and talk to Democrats on the street and you'll see how out of touch you are with kiddy love these days.

Posted by: Online Angry Alert at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (6iF5R)

28 Epstein continued to operate as a sexual predator with the imprimatur of "intelligence"?

So now are the Federal Government agencies involved in this now going to be named as co-conspirators?

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (VpIIl)

29
Remember this happened just as the 2008 primaries were kicking off and Hillary Clinton was still the odds on favorite for the dem nomination.

Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (TAmPV)

30 15 Another question...where were the damned parents?
Posted by: Diogenes at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (axyOa)

Predators find and exploit vulnerable kids, chaotic home life, no supervision due to drugs, etc.

Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (bM37c)

31 Rumor has it, Acosta did what he felt was necessary because had the case gone to trial, there was a strong possibility he wouldn't be able to convict on the charges and the dirtbag would've gone free as a bird.

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (Zz0t1)

32 *strikes China off the list. Also Russia*

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (13dPG)

33 >>Woman fatally killed by metal straw in freak accident.




If it saves just one life...

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (aiRAB)

34 15 Another question...where were the damned parents?
Posted by: Diogenes at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (axyOa)

Counting their money?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (NWiLs)

35 21 . . . So Epstein was leveraging his synergistic paradigm?

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to
________

That's the view from 30,000 feet, but then the cheese moved.

Posted by: Furious George at July 10, 2019 02:31 PM (9vQJW)

36 Some number or other.

Posted by: FrodoB at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (mnNV7)

37 There's a noticeable absence of "celebrities" and other assorted famous people tweeting that Trump is going to lose in 2020....

Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (5mVeG)

38 A plastic straw would've saved her life.

+++

In the gas tank?

Posted by: Total Control Racist at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (8Fp/U)

39 *strikes Bussels off the list.*

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (13dPG)

40

Such bullshit. Acosta is a moral cward, and cut a deal with someone who was going to make his life unpleasant.

Quick story: When Epstein was being sued civilly, the asshole would call up the girls' lawyer directly on the phone (despite the fact that lawyers can't talk to represented parties) dozens of times, and ask what it would take to make the case go away. Not money to the victims, but a payoff to the lawyer.

Epstein is the king of sleaze. He thinks money makes him untouchable, and it is plausible that he may have made some sort of similar back channel deal to the surprisingly ill-suited new Secretary of whatever branch of useless government.


By the same token, it was testified that Billy Jeff always had SS backgrounds run on the girls entertaining him to make sure they were of age. BJC is no one's fool.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (w+Z9D)

41 Another question...where were the damned parents?
=====

My thoughts too.

Posted by: Bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (zwbVA)

42 What astounds me is that Epstein went right back to the same thing afterwards. Did he really believe he couldn't be touched? Agents described the exact same massage table/sex toy tableau that Epstein's victims described 10 years ago.

As far as a posiible IC connection to this? Yeah, I can see it happening. Compromised foreign officials come in right handy in a pinch. US officials, too.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (w5jr9)

43 You guys are saying mean things about people I have an unhealthy emotional attachment to!

Posted by: Online Butthurt Alert at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (xfb67)

44

Dumb.

This is ridiculous.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (vEIlU)

45 16 So "Intelligence" was just fine with 14 year old girls being used as honeypots for their HUMIT op?
Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 02:29 PM (VpIIl)

Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)

46 Who is this Epstein guy, anyway? [shrugs]

Posted by: Charles Gibson at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (r0YGN)

47 I have no idea what was going on with the Acosta situation at the time. Epstein was a protected man and the DOJ apparently wanted what he new about organized crime thugs more than they wanted to shut down a perverted child molester.

But there was really more to it than that, right? Clinton was still St. Bill back then, and Hillary still had a perceived political future of her own. So naturally the press swept all this under the rug at the time because it was hitting to close to home for their venerated icons and a presidential aspirant.

This basically looks like a preview of the Dem-friendly DOJ we've come to know and despise over the past few years.

And now Epstein is going to be prosecuted by James Comey's daughter?! Am I understanding this correctly? What in the effin-eff is going on around here?

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (8/DeP)

48 Another question...where were the damned parents?


One of the girls who said she started at 15 said that after a while Epstein asked her to recruit other girls from the strip club where she worked.

So I'm not thinking wholesome environments.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (fuK7c)

49 Going after Acosta is just trying to tie this to Trump and let the Democrats skate yet again. I say jail everyone.

Posted by: Vic at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (mpXpK)

50 Wow that Epstein guy is getting some bad press!

Posted by: Michael Jackson at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (MAstk)

51 So if you become and Intelligence Asset you can commit horrendous crimes in the interest of intelligence gathering?

I missed this when it was mentioned in the college job fair..,,damn.

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (8lGpb)

52 I am not sure what the MSM expects by pursuing the Acosta angle. Yes, he is Trump's Sec. of Labor, but when all of this went down Trump wasn't in government. The people that this would effect are Democrats and GOPe types. It just looks like they've all climbed aboard the submarine Boomerang and decided to fire all of the torpedoes.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - The Outrage Outlet for Your Clown Car Goat Rodeo Dumpster Fire Needs! at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (hLRSq)

53 42 Another question...where were the damned parents?
=====

My thoughts too.
Posted by: Bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (zwbVA)


You wanna bet there will never ever ever be even a HINT about the demographics ????

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (bCLt0)

54 Like I said earlier, we have reached the point where yesterday's wacko conspiracy theories are tomorrow's headlines.

Posted by: rickl at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (xjiRE)

55 I want Epstien given a surgical vagina and placed in the general population of a state prison with the 21-49 year old violent crimes offenders.

Posted by: BifBewalskiBot - from my we todd did phone at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (pcsDr)

56 What astounds me is that Epstein went right back to the same thing afterwards. Did he really believe he couldn't be touched? Agents described the exact same massage table/sex toy tableau that Epstein's victims described 10 years ago.
=====

Why wouldn't he? It's not like he got a horrible punishment the first time.

Posted by: Bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (zwbVA)

57 The MFM are busily readying the "Everybody Does It!" meme.

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (TQyCa)

58 He's on now...

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (cF8AT)

59 Has Roberts been on the Pedo Plane?

Posted by: Confess, Fletch at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (P/aDH)

60 Another question...where were the damned parents?
Posted by: Diogenes


A lot of these kids are runaways and some might even be trafficked as in sex slavery.

Parents may not even know.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (HDCbD)

61 What astounds me is that Epstein went right back to the same thing afterwards.

+++

People declare bankruptcy and do the same thing all over again

Posted by: Total Control Racist at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (8Fp/U)

62 Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)


I say this to my wife every time she asks me to make breakfast.

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (Zz0t1)

63 >> Was Epstein some kind of asset of US intelligence, gathering blackmail video on foreign leaders?


Epstein....
Perhaps Israel ?

Posted by: McCool at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (lWCRE)

64 This all depends on what the meaning of "pussy" is.

Posted by: Billy Bob Clinton at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (hjaPQ)

65 Almost certainly blackmail. No one in the NYC high finance community knows how Epstein actually made his money. Ransoms + pay for play sex trafficking make a pretty penny.

Posted by: Broseidon Czar of the Brocean at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (84wAH)

66 geez, he's creepy looking

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (vEIlU)

67 A guy on Fox just made a good point.. how come no one is talking about Epstein's actions against all these girls??? This is all about Acosta.

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (so+oy)

68 How did the Department of Justice manage to miss this ongoing scandal for years?


__________


"Now that right there is funny!" -- The Clinton Crime Syndicate

Posted by: ShainS -- There are but two Parties now: Traitors and Patriots at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (7Z+0v)

69 Another day ending in "y".

Posted by: mrp at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (Pqytn)

70 >> I want Epstien given a surgical vagina


I think you can buy a tachtical vagina on late night TV...

but, I don't know where you get a surgical one?

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (aiRAB)

71 Some of the victims go on to groom the kids. See Rachel Chandler.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (13dPG)

72 For crying out loud! My browser has kept a list of all the sock puppets I have used.

That's not something I need to see.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (xfb67)

73 Epstein is probably STILL my favorite Sweathog. Barbarino was good too

Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (flINI)

74 So.... Acosta is the one on trial now.... starting to see how all of this works...

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (bCLt0)

75 One of the girls who said she started at 15 said that after a while Epstein asked her to recruit other girls from the strip club where she worked.

So I'm not thinking wholesome environments.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (fuK7c)

We'll see thats why iI need to start a strip club. They'll be birthday celebrations every month with cake and ice cream!

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (8lGpb)

76 guy on Fox just made a good point.. how come no one is talking about Epstein's actions against all these girls??? This is all about Acosta.
=====

Democrats and leftists don't care about victims. Especially victims of rape or pedophilia. Unless it would garner them power.

It's all about the power.

Posted by: Bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (zwbVA)

77 I believe this guy

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (NFEMn)

78 Anthony Weiner?

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (l385S)

79 How did the Department of Justice manage to miss this ongoing scandal for years?

---------

Look, we got that Full House chick for bribing her daughter into prep school.

What more do you want?

- DOJ


Posted by: SH at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (sX1BW)

80 Saying that the Palm Beach SA's office was ready to let Epstein walk...no jail time, no registration.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (cF8AT)

81 repost

Interesting... from VanityFair piece

"HE SAID NOT TO TELL ANYONE": HOW TRUMP KEPT TABS ON JEFFREY EPSTEIN

...Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, who would later go to prison in part for his role in these hush money schemes, was in the room when Pecker sat down. Pecker, he later told me, used to send him articles and issues before they were published so that he and Trump could read them. After the meeting Trump called in Sam Nunberg, then a Trump Organization employee, who saw Pecker leaving Trump's office. "Michael was sitting in there when I came in, and the issue of the National Enquirer with the pictures of Prince Andrew was on his desk," Nunberg recalled. "He said not to tell anyone, but that Pecker had just been there and had brought the issue with him. Trump said that Pecker had told him that the pictures of Clinton that Epstein had from his island were worse." (Cohen, speaking by phone from the Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville, corroborated Nunberg's version of the events, though he declined to add any additional information about the meeting.)


he was recording everyone

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 02:36 PM (vEIlU)

82 Reminder: The lack of a border promotes sex slave trafficking

This isn't a subject the Left wants to dwell too long on.

Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (5mVeG)

83 73 For crying out loud! My browser has kept a list of all the sock puppets I have used.

That's not something I need to see.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:35 PM (xfb67)


Are you feeling a bit like Dorian Gray???

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (bCLt0)

84
Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)


Can't make an ice cream sundae without busting a few nuts.

Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (TAmPV)

85 If Bill offers to give up Hillary, and Hillary offers to give up Bill, who gets the deal?

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (elfAG)

86 Then the Feds stepped in.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (cF8AT)

87

Clay frogman.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (vEIlU)

88 68 A guy on Fox just made a good point.. how come no one is talking about Epstein's actions against all these girls??? This is all about Acosta.
Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (so+oy)

The only real victims are the women who get their feelings hurt online.

Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (bM37c)

89 I want Epstien given a surgical vagina


I think you can buy a tachtical vagina on late night TV...


but, I don't know where you get a surgical one?

Posted by: garrett >>Semi-auto?

Posted by: FrodoB at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (mnNV7)

90 68 A guy on Fox just made a good point.. how come no one is talking about Epstein's actions against all these girls??? This is all about Acosta.
Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at July 10, 2019 02:34 PM (so+oy)

Because the MSM (Derp State actors) NEED this to be about Trump. Trump is a pedo and a rapist so impeach. This is life and death for these people. They will self deport when the dam breaks on the normies.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (13dPG)

91 There was a very good account of how Epstein's initial prosecution went down in the WSJ today. Frankly, he cut the best deal under the circumstances and there was heavy consideration to not putting the victims through a lot more potential trauma. It's a pretty defensible deal and contextually sound. This bullshit about people second guessing it now is pure politics

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (VpIIl)

92 who saw Pecker leaving Trump's office.

No way there's a guy named Pecker in this drama.

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (elfAG)

93

Acosta deserves every last bite of this shit sandwich. Epstein will hold for another week. Once the details come out about his "friends" and his guests at "Little St. Jeffs" (what he renamed his island to), we will see the Dem dominoes start to fall. For now, let them burn Acosta.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (w+Z9D)

94 Can't make an ice cream sundae without busting a few nuts.

Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (TAmPV)

*writes that down for strip club birthday celebrations*

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (8lGpb)

95 People are wondering: Was Epstein blackmailing the DC power elite?

Its almost certain that he didn't HAVE to blackmail them. They all understood the situation. Its part of all one big corrupt system.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (39g3+)

96 In terms of investigating or prosecuting Epstein, not one thing is different today than was the case every single day between the 2008 plea agreement and now.

Part of the Bush, all of the Obama, and part of the Trump administration passed without anyone doing anything. We are supposed to believe that no one in FLA picked up the phone and called anyone in NY or DC and said: "we can't prosecute anything because of this agreement, but you can."

And who would they have called? Well, one of them was named James Comey, and one of them was named Bob Mueller.

Posted by: jc at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (PuMKG)

97 Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)


Can't make an ice cream sundae without busting a few nuts.
Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (TAmPV)

_______

Can't make the pancakes without the baby batter

Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (flINI)

98 The porous border enables sex trafficking

Dem policies and 9th circuit decisions PROMOTE sex trafficking

Posted by: McCool at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (lWCRE)

99 I'd love to know if Sleepy Jeff officially passed on Epstein. It seems like Trump has had it in for the guy since 2009 at least, when he banned him from Mar A Lago.

Posted by: TexasDan at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (yL25O)

100 NXIVM?

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at July 10, 2019 02:39 PM (l385S)

101 So if you become and Intelligence Asset you can commit horrendous crimes in the interest of intelligence gathering?

I missed this when it was mentioned in the college job fair..,,damn.
Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (8lGpb)

The civilian side of the IC can and does do some funky things. When I was on the MI side of the IC we were told even running a background on your kid's newest squeeze would get your balls hanging from the JAG's rearview mirror and your ass in Leavenworth.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:39 PM (w5jr9)

102 >>The likely answer is that Epstein has lots of rich and powerful friends. As we say in Chicago, 'He knows a guy who knows a guy.' He must have known lots of guys. They were passengers on his planes, visitors at his estates.

He knew Bob Mueller, who also infamously protected Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger.

Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:39 PM (bDqIh)

103 Sessions opened the investigation into Epstien. Also the Weiner laptop. Also Weiner laptop is literally evidence in a federal case against Carlos Danger. Also NXIVM.
Yes, the MSM has been silent. Wonder why?

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:39 PM (13dPG)

104 who saw Pecker leaving Trump's office.

No way there's a guy named Pecker in this drama.
Posted by: t-bird



Peter Pecker.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 02:39 PM (HDCbD)

105 Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)


Can't make an ice cream sundae without busting a few nuts.
Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (TAmPV)

_______

Can't make the pancakes without the baby batter
Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (flINI)

______

Can't grease the cookie sheet without the man butter

Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (flINI)

106 How did the Department of Justice manage to miss this ongoing scandal for years?

Who says we missed it? I mean, we miss it now..

Posted by: DOJ at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (elfAG)

107 Wasn't Acosta the only one who even tried to get at Epstein at the time?

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (8lGpb)

108 To me the two tier justice system is in play, anyone with a lot less money would have been thrown in jail for years.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (BbGew)

109 >>The porous border enables sex trafficking


Gee, you don't think that might have been a driver behind Obama's "unaccompanied minor" policy do you... ?

/sarc

Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (bDqIh)

110 86 Then the Feds stepped in.
Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (cF8AT)

Every. Time.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (13dPG)

111

Wasn't Acosta the only one who even tried to get at Epstein at the time?
Posted by: Cannibal Bob


No.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (w+Z9D)

112 86 If Bill offers to give up Hillary, and Hillary offers to give up Bill, who gets the deal?
Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (elfAG)

Bill. Hillary is the big fish now and nobody is going to prosecute an ex-President.

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (RD7QR)

113 We need to see a list of the sexual predators in Congress who used taxpayer money to pay off their victims. And then find out how many took a ride on the Lolita Express.

Posted by: abbynormal at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (I849g)

114 To me the two tier justice system is in play, anyone with a lot less money would have been thrown in jail for years.
Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (BbGew)


HI!!!!

Posted by: Jared Fogle at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (Zz0t1)

115 88 . . . So Epstein was leveraging his synergistic paradigm?



That's the view from 30,000 feet, but then the cheese moved.


Need to right-size the template and create a mission statement.

Posted by: mikeyG
_________

Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

Posted by: Furious George at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (9vQJW)

116 Acosta is a dead man walking. The fun part will be when Trump names Scott Walker as his replacement.

Posted by: Mr. D at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (1sNHT)

117 Aren't NY State Democrats proposing to decriminalize prostitution?

Jeff, Anthony and Slick Willy agree.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (l385S)

118 Hmm, how's this for a scenario? Pressure was put on Acosta because Epstein was owned intelligence, and intelligence figured they had Epstein controlled because they had the sleaze on Epstein.

However, intelligence, being not very smart, allowed Epstein to get the goods on the predilections of very powerful people in Washington, people whom intelligence has to answer to, so, Epstein was able to turn the tables and continue on his merry way.

Posted by: Blake - my preferred pronoun is: Pronoun! at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (qC1Sy)

119 OT, actual headline I just read. 'Grandma's dementia made her forget about her homophobia ' could not help but laugh

Posted by: A dude in MI at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (HQx/J)

120 What really amazes me is that it's coming out that NO ONE knows (officially) how Epstein made his money. He's always claimed "trading", but now it looks nobody has any evidence of him actually doing that at all.

Best speculation I've seen - Epstein played Pervy Pimp to the Powerful in NYC, and using his photos and info, he'd get them to give him a few million or more to "manage", which meant he parked it in some bank while he took regular cuts off it. Do that for a couple hundred New York millionaires and you can easily afford his lifestyle.

If this is true, he's never had any legitimate income at all - he's never been anything than a high end pimp, operating right out in the open.

and to go back to another theme of mine - I believe that the FBI has ALWAYS known this.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (Kpl3J)

121 Re: the last thread--I think I should point out that I'm equally disinterested in watching Fabulous Gay Football. Or even Hunky Gay Football.

Posted by: TexasDan at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (yL25O)

122 Sessions did more than you think. Lots more. Just because the MSM and Consrevative Inc ignored it, doesn't mean it wasn't happening.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (13dPG)

123 News break on Rush's show a woman came forward who was 15 at the time claiming Epstein raped her.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (BbGew)

124

Remember when hospitals had bendy glass straws?

Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (aKsyK)

125


Good god, but Acosta looks terrible. Like squidward fucked a bullfrog. DC is not agreeing with him.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (w+Z9D)

126 First question is about Trump

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (NFEMn)

127 i've digested his statement in the post, at the end.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (PbpT7)

128 What an awful group of politicians and elites we have. Buncha pervs

Posted by: zeera My tomatos are doing GREAT at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (T9rmq)

129 No.
Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (w+Z9D)

Ok thanks.

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (8lGpb)

130 >>We need to see a list of the sexual predators in Congress who used taxpayer money to pay off their victims. And then find out how many took a ride on the Lolita Express.


Yes, we do!

Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (bDqIh)

131 >>>107 Wasn't Acosta the only one who even tried to get at Epstein at the time?
Posted by: Cannibal Bob

that's what Acosta just said.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (PbpT7)

132 116 Acosta is a dead man walking. The fun part will be when Trump names Scott Walker as his replacement.
Posted by: Mr. D at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (1sNHT)

Roy Moore.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (Kpl3J)

133 Because the MSM (Derp State actors) NEED this to be about Trump. Trump is a pedo and a rapist so impeach. This is life and death for these people. They will self deport when the dam breaks on the normies.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (13dPG)


The thing is that this water is full of Democrat hulls and there they go, randomly launching torpedoes from the submarine Boomerang.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - The Outrage Outlet for Your Clown Car Goat Rodeo Dumpster Fire Needs! at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (hLRSq)

134 and to go back to another theme of mine - I believe that the FBI has ALWAYS known this.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (Kpl3J)

...

HA! We don't tell those guys anything.

Posted by: Secret Service at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (yL25O)

135 A plastic straw would've saved her life.



+++



In the gas tank?

Posted by: Total Control Racist at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (8Fp/U)


Ahhh, man, just don't. I still wake up squeaking, just from reading about that the first time.

Posted by: The Gas Tank Dolphin at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (hu22E)

136 I can see the CIA doing this. May have to contact Hercules to clean out that stable.

If this tracks back to MI6, however, well, that is going to blow up real good.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (e1mEI)

137 Next leftist issue: Registering as a sex offender is racist.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:44 PM (xfb67)

138

Reporters - dumb

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 02:44 PM (vEIlU)

139 130 >>We need to see a list of the sexual predators in Congress who used taxpayer money to pay off their victims. And then find out how many took a ride on the Lolita Express.


Yes, we do!
Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:43 PM (bDqIh)

And no, it will never happen.... people get disappeared for attempting stuff like that.....

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:44 PM (bCLt0)

140 117: I doubt they'll legalize pedo crimes...yet. But if anyplace will its NYC

Posted by: CN at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (U7k5w)

141 Is "imp" an old timer who just doesn't comment that often? I ask because he sure is certain and passionate about the storyline the press is pushing, and apparently militantly against considering amy alternatives.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (cApiC)

142 Reminder: The lack of a border promotes sex slave trafficking

This isn't a subject the Left wants to dwell too long on.
Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (5mVeG)


Also a reminder: Old Moammar Ghaddafi had begun cracking down on the slave trade out of Libya with a view to stopping it altogether. With in months the Obama Admin (with the cackling Hildabeast) was bombing Libya to get rid of him.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (w5jr9)

143 So the dude pretty much *has* to go to prison for life at this point, right?

On the other hand, why accept any plea bargain that lands you in the slammer for decades when you're already 66?

Also, if they cut him loose on bail and he runs to a no-extradition country there will be hell to pay. I wouldn't want to be that judge right now.

I guess if I were him I would take what is left of my un-seized money and assemble a OJ-like super team to defend against the charges, while promising to make the entire debacle look like an episode of America's Got Corruption if they don' reduce the charges to something that offers freedom.

Dude is messed up. He was handed a gift deal and somehow was arrogant enough to screw his life up even more.

No more Indo, gin and juice .....

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (8/DeP)

144 140 117: I doubt they'll legalize pedo crimes...yet. But if anyplace will its NYC
Posted by: CN at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (U7k5w)

Sharia Law .... so, Michigan???

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (bCLt0)

145 I don't understand why this guy is taking the heat.

He seems knowledgeable about the case and comes across as believable.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (NFEMn)

146 Apparently the Manhattan DA, Cyrus Vance, pushed for Epstein to be labeled the lowest level on the sex offender registry.

Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (bM37c)

147 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.

Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (9cXhV)

148 136: Oh please shit on MI6, and disgrace Andrew

Posted by: CN at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (U7k5w)

149

107 Wasn't Acosta the only one who even tried to get at Epstein at the time?
Posted by: Cannibal Bob

that's what Acosta just said.
Posted by: ace


Palm Beach sheriffs were shut out, lawyers for the victims shut out, and everyone else excluded from the "deal" who might have made it have any teeth. Epstein was dead to rights with about 4 girls all claiming the same things, and one with pictures of her with Prince Andrew, after Epstein "gifted" her to the prince. It was not a "tough case" in any sense of the word.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (w+Z9D)

150 Next leftist issue: Registering as a sex offender is racist.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:44 PM (xfb67)

====
Of course it is as it is mostly hispanics and muzzies.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (pw+jk)

151 So is this connected to Spirit Cooking or Comet Pizza?

Posted by: torabora at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (Y274z)

152 He's stressing that at least his team got Epstein to admit to a crime that would force him to register as a sex criminal.

But I thought he said that Epstein was some sort of "perverted James Bond". You can't make James Bond register as a sex offender and go door to door informing all of his neighbors that he's a twisted scumbag.

"8 year olds, Dude ..."

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (bOCwl)

153 Wonder where all our elites go when Epstein isn't around?

Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (5mVeG)

154 Re: the last thread--I think I should point out that I'm equally disinterested in watching Fabulous Gay Football.


Disinterested does not mean uninterested. It means not having a vested stake in a dispute.

Posted by: AoS Pedant at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (fuK7c)

155 Posted by: DOJ at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (elfAG)

This hash is about me, isn't it.

Posted by: Legolas at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (sZRzw)

156 Epstein is probably STILL my favorite Sweathog. Barbarino was good too
Posted by: Truck Monkey


Remember when I replaced Barbarino's character with my character Beauregarde "Beau" De LaBarre way back before Jumping the Shark was a thing?

Posted by: Stephen Shortridge, living in a tent in LA at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (uGKH7)

157 144: and Minnesomalia

Posted by: CN at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (U7k5w)

158 122 Sessions did more than you think. Lots more. Just because the MSM and Consrevative Inc ignored it, doesn't mean it wasn't happening.
Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:42 PM (13dPG)

Well I gotta admit, if Sessions got up and tied his own shoes in the morning, he did more than I think he did.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:47 PM (Kpl3J)

159 Acosta needs to say Mueller and Comey wanted to protect Epstein. Whose asset was he?

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 02:47 PM (jUVms)

160 " I don't understand why this guy is taking the heat.

He seems knowledgeable about the case and comes across as believable."

He's the only possible way to tie it to Trump.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at July 10, 2019 02:47 PM (cApiC)

161 95 People are wondering: Was Epstein blackmailing the DC power elite?

Its almost certain that he didn't HAVE to blackmail them. They all understood the situation. Its part of all one big corrupt system.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (39g3+)

...

I think this is probably true.

It's more of a lot of open secrets and everyone goes along, and close ranks to defend when necessary.

I don't think any of those people really, really wanted to turn Epstein in but were too afraid to do it.

Even when Cory Feldman told his story and dropped huge hints its not like anyone from that world supported his story. No one comes forward about stuff like this.

Posted by: TexasDan at July 10, 2019 02:47 PM (yL25O)

162 Wonder where all our elites go when Epstein isn't around?
Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (5mVeG)


I'l bet it's Epsteins all the way down.

Posted by: DR.WTF at July 10, 2019 02:47 PM (aS1PU)

163 As a flurry of bills to lower the age of consent flood Congress...

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:48 PM (Zo1XC)

164

Is "imp" an old timer who just doesn't comment that often? I ask because he sure is certain and passionate about the storyline the press is pushing, and apparently militantly against considering amy alternatives.
Posted by: Rob Crawford


This story pisses me off to high hell.

Been here since ace's "squadron" post about his junk, back when it wasn't even on mu.nu. Lots of different nicks over the last 15 years.


Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:48 PM (w+Z9D)

165 147 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (9cXhV)
******************
Bingo!
That was too easy.

Posted by: torabora at July 10, 2019 02:48 PM (Y274z)

166 Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (w5jr9)

I didn't know that. Thank you.

Posted by: ... at July 10, 2019 02:48 PM (5mVeG)

167 151 So is this connected to Spirit Cooking or Comet Pizza?
Posted by: torabora at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (Y274z)

In a sense, yes. It's all the same depraved spirit at work.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:48 PM (NWiLs)

168 145 I don't understand why this guy is taking the heat.

He seems knowledgeable about the case and comes across as believable.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (NFEMn)

I agree. The media created this shit storm about Acosta to deflect from 'you-know-who'.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (cF8AT)

169 Wasn't it common knowledge among Manhattan's rich and famous that Epstein was constantly flying young women (some allegedly underage) to his mansion in Palm Beach and his island hideaway? Didn’t people call the Caribbean estate 'orgy island'? Wasn’t his private jet known as 'The Lolita Express'? I'm not saying these should have been hints, but...


From a socialite quote at Dm. Cafe' society doesn't care if people are getting massages from a fifteen year old.

Him being spook friendly is a new take.
If only there were a lot of Russians, Chinese, and Arabs on the manifests.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (3XdZI)

170 For being stupid, deplorable, hicks at least we're not pedophiles and federal level thieves.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (jUVms)

171 Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)

172 Wonder where all our elites go when Epstein isn't around?

Hollywood. Maybe Bill set up his own Haitian program, who knows.

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (Zo1XC)

173
The civilian side of the IC can and does do some funky things. When I was on the MI side of the IC we were told even running a background on your kid's newest squeeze would get your balls hanging from the JAG's rearview mirror and your ass in Leavenworth.
Posted by: AZ Hi Desert
--------

Same for me, but, that was some while back.

One commenter here, who did some contract work for a military branch (or claimed so), returned after a while from a gig with the comment, essentially, 'Burn your cellphone, get off of the internet', mentioning that hacking into people's stuff was in fact a competitive game in some gov't circles, just for the fun of it.

He hasn't been around for along time.

Posted by: Not Me at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (uzfy0)

174 By the same token, it was testified that Billy Jeff always had SS backgrounds run on the girls entertaining him to make sure they were of age. BJC is no one's fool.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:32 PM (w+Z9D)


______


Your whole comment was interesting and informative. I suppose if it is true that Epstein was working for an intelligence agency, they might have been able to provide fake identifications for those under age girls so they appeared of age in whatever databases were checked. But then that would be entrapment ...

Posted by: ShainS -- There are but two Parties now: Traitors and Patriots at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (7Z+0v)

175 Now is a good time to revisit the Erik Prince interview with Breitbart that occurred on November 4, 2016:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XCp9sD9Uj4

To refresh your memories, the NYPD was pushing to have the evidence they'd found on Anthony Weiner's laptop computer made public, or at least investigated. Evidence of heinous crimes involving the Clintons was alleged to be found thereon. This is why Comey had to reopen the investigation.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch threatened to bring additional charges against additional police officers in the NYPD related to the Eric Garner scandal/death if they didn't shut up about the laptop evidence. They did.

Then Comey covered all that evidence up, and closed the reopened investigation.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (NoKAc)

176 The reporter asking the questions about rolling the dice is an asshole.

Posted by: TheHoser at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (IDjUx)

177 Dude has a skull of a red headed Peruvian nephilim.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (13dPG)

178 Did you see who Epstein's defense counsel included?

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (B1ik8)

179 141 Is "imp" an old timer who just doesn't comment that often? I ask because he sure is certain and passionate about the storyline the press is pushing, and apparently militantly against considering amy alternatives.
Posted by: Rob Crawford at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (cApiC)

There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (bcbK8)

180 " This story pisses me off to high hell."

Yet you seem angry only at the guy who actually got jail time for Epstein, in line with the press push to go after Trump.

*shrug*

Just sayin' what I'm seeing.

Posted by: Rob Crawford at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (cApiC)

181 Wonder where all our elites go when Epstein isn't around?

Hollywood"

That and NYC.

Seriously. It's a racket.

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (6qErC)

182 Imagine being put in jail for what you love to do.

Posted by: Roland THTG at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (88+cf)

183 170 For being stupid, deplorable, hicks at least we're not pedophiles and federal level thieves.Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (jUVms)

To the evil, good is evil

Posted by: Shit Confucius Said at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (5mVeG)

184 I'm just not seeing a problem here.

Posted by: Kim Foxx at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (hjaPQ)

185 Yeah, this deal was already cooked up and smoothed over. Epstein had high cover. He knew he did and that's why he joked openly about the Lolita express. (Transporting minor females across state lines for prostitution is a federal charge btw). And Acosta is only telling you a little of the story. The deal was done so nicely before he got involved -- why? He knows why and can't say.

Now you might say it was just that he was blackmailing people in power. Or you might say he was a CIA asset or your might say he was a Mossad asset or you might embrace the power or "and" because up to now, he's gotten away with a horror movie of a life.

This, former high school math teacher, billionaire out of nowhere.


Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (akjeo)

186 I can't even begin to relate to the world that created this. If I had that kind of money and power, I wouldn't even consider putting it at risk for some lame sexual thing.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (xfb67)

187 Tami, if you're around, pls see your email.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (NWiLs)

188 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
----------------------
Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.

Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (5NMZN)

189 rh negative blood type confirmed?

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (13dPG)

190 R. Kelly should be asked to comment...

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (bCLt0)

191 I agree. The media created this shit storm about Acosta to deflect from 'you-know-who'.

And it's backfiring splendidly.

Posted by: t-bird at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (dzJ3R)

192 He was referring to the Jussie Smollett case earlier..m I'm pretty sure of it..

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (so+oy)

193 I don't think there is any question that blackmail is going on, just as I am convinced that there is plenty of human trafficking done for members of congress, and that drug cartels are paying bribes to members of congress.

Occam's razor.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (YslsA)

194 15 Another question...where were the damned parents?
________________

Trying to get Michael Jackson to invite their young sons for a sleep-over at Neverland?

Posted by: TrivialPursuer at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (k4dH2)

195

read Popehat's article about the deal. It's enlightening.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/ jeffrey-epstein-indictment-hes-out-luck/593512/

Remove space.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (w+Z9D)

196 Apropos of nothing, but you could print a Mercator map of the entire world on Acosta's forehead.

Holy shit.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (NoKAc)

197 For being stupid, deplorable, hicks at least we're not pedophiles and federal level thieves.
Posted by: Seems Legit
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Cis-normies, of good character and integrity, are the natural enemy of the Left/Progs/Lib/Dems.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (U2TY5)

198 Epstein is probably STILL my favorite Sweathog. Barbarino was good too
Posted by: Truck Monkey


Freddy "Boom Boom" Washington.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (HDCbD)

199 So this Epstein guy ran a hedge fund?

Anyone see the 13F on that?

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (2BgZB)

200 There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (bcbK


I think he's a little guy though, right?

Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (8lGpb)

201 > Epstein....

> Perhaps Israel ?
His gal pal, Ghislane Maxwell, is the daughter of organized crime figure and Mossad operative Robert Maxwell, who was found floating in the Atlantic Ocean under questionable circumstances.


Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (JUUk1)

202 I wouldn't even consider putting it at risk for some lame sexual thing."

Hookers and blow. Men (and women) have been on that track for, well... ever.

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (6qErC)

203 "The DOJ is basically recruiting witnesses against me via this I-must-pay-restitution agreement. These 'victims' are just coming forward due to the smell of money in the air."


Can you imagine?
I've never heard of such a thing.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (3XdZI)

204 194 15 Another question...where were the damned parents?
________________

Trying to get Michael Jackson to invite their young sons for a sleep-over at Neverland?
Posted by: TrivialPursuer at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (k4dH2)

That always enraged me. It's like telling the kids to play on the interstate.

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (RD7QR)

205 188 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
----------------------
Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.
Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (5NMZN)

First we need to touch base with our stakeholders. Interface on a one-to-one level.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (NWiLs)

206 To refresh your memories, the NYPD was pushing to have the evidence they'd found on Anthony Weiner's laptop computer made public, or at least investigated. Evidence of heinous crimes involving the Clintons was alleged to be found thereon. This is why Comey had to reopen the investigation.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch threatened to bring additional charges against additional police officers in the NYPD related to the Eric Garner scandal/death if they didn't shut up about the laptop evidence. They did.

Then Comey covered all that evidence up, and closed the reopened investigation.
Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (NoKAc)

Is there any truth to the story that the two high ranking NYPD officers who committed suicide recently were connected to the Weiner investigation?

Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (bM37c)

207 I remember imp being here when I arrived well over 10 years ago.

*waves at imp*

Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (flINI)

208 171 Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)

I don't like Acosta for other reasons (even before this, I thought he was Deep State) but on this issue, it looks like he's got his bases covered. He's doing a good job defending his actions, but i think his real defense is that he was doing what he was told to do by people much higher than him in the chain of command.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (Kpl3J)

209 You would have to have the world's most inept intelligence agency if Epstein was one of their assets. The guy was too public, too weird, and too close to being blown out of the water top have been a serious working asset for any agency. That story is just ridiculous. You don't use a public clown like Epstein for spy shit that you can do with any of a number of under-the-radar scumbags.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (bOCwl)

210 Your honor, as the son of a serial pedophile and a Jewess from Brooklyn I can only say may the schwartz be with you!

zay gezunt!

Posted by: Juan Epstein Jr. at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (xqfqx)

211 200 There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (bcbK


I think he's a little guy though, right?
Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (8lGpb)

Drinks. Knows things.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (NWiLs)

212 Obviously this is the kind of DeepState Billy Krystol knows and loves.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (DrqHq)

213 188 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
----------------------
Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.
Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (5NMZN)

First we need to touch base with our stakeholders. Interface on a one-to-one level.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM


When do we start leveraging our core competencies?

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (2BgZB)

214 'How'd you shoot today, Bill?'

Posted by: garrett at July 10, 2019 02:30 PM (aiRAB)

______


'Oh you know me, with that natural left hook and all ...'

Posted by: ShainS -- There are but two Parties now: Traitors and Patriots at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (4IY/k)

215 So this Epstein guy ran a hedge fund?



Anyone see the 13F on that?


You don't need to file those when your "hedge fund" is just a euphemism for extortion and blackmail.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - Not scanning your email for ad targetting at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (0bu2O)

216
> Epstein is probably STILL my favorite Sweathog. Barbarino was good too

> Posted by: Truck Monkey





> Freddy "Boom Boom" Washington.
> Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (HDCbD)


Hotsy Totsy.



Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (JUUk1)

217 WELL I DON'T CARE ABOUT THIS THEORIZING TELL ME HOW DONALD DRUMPF IS GUILTY!

Posted by: Dack Thrombosis at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (j3npP)

218 Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.
Posted by: G
--------

No drilling of the refuge!

Posted by: ANWR at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (/dN1M)

219 The shape of that golova.

Who's in this cat's family tree, Admiral Ackbar?!?

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (iys0/)

220 146 Apparently the Manhattan DA, Cyrus Vance, pushed for Epstein to be labeled the lowest level on the sex offender registry.
Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (bM37c)



As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?

Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (ujg0T)

221 170 For being stupid, deplorable, hicks at least we're not pedophiles and federal level thieves.
Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (jUVms)

Putting this on my letterhead.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (bcbK8)

222 A lot of these kids are runaways and some might even be trafficked as in sex slavery.

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Nobody wants to deal with the fact that a lot of these kids are wards of the state.

State as parents. Suuuuuure.

Posted by: mustbequantum at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (MIKMs)

223 new theory (which I just made up) ... evidence comes out ... and Trump gets to appoint 6 new Supremes, as kompromat controlling SCOTUS is revealed. Last 148 judgements under review for new SCOTUS. heh

Posted by: illiniwek at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (Cus5s)

224 I'm hiding behind the drapes.

Posted by: Bob Menendez at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (pw+jk)

225

Yet you seem angry only at the guy who actually got jail time for Epstein, in line with the press push to go after Trump.

*shrug*

Just sayin' what I'm seeing.
Posted by: Rob Crawford


I'm not worried about Trump. He cooperated against Epstein more than anyone. He's not threatened by this. Right now the knives are out for someone who well deserves it, and I'm not one to care about partisanship where true evil is being punished.

As for "jail" time, that's laughable. Epstein built his own wing at the PB jail, and was only there to sleep. It was not jail in any sense of the term.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (w+Z9D)

226 171
Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.





Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)

As I said the Democrats and the MFM (BIRM) are trying to shift blame for a Democrat crime spree to Trump. Until this shit blows over they will continue blaming Trump.

Posted by: Vic at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (mpXpK)

227 Is there any truth to the story that the two high ranking NYPD officers who committed suicide recently were connected to the Weiner investigation?
Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (bM37c)

It's just a coincidence that one was code-named Oscar and the other was Mayer.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (Kpl3J)

228 212 Obviously this is the kind of DeepState Billy Krystol knows and loves.
Posted by: weft cut-loop at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (DrqHq)

He'd be making 40k a year without it. Like the rest of them.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (13dPG)

229 Dershowitz and Starr were on Epstein's defense team???

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (jUVms)

230 This Epstein business once again confirms why Mike Pence's policy on women who are not his wife makes the Lefies so angry, huh?

How do you set up a guy with a child sex slave if he insist on bringing his Evangelical Christian wife along?

Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (bDqIh)

231 All I know is that I'm getting the Acostas mixed up.

Or are they both assholes?

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (2BgZB)

232 Wonder who put this all in motion again. Could it be Barr? If so, he is truly a glorious bastard. If it's Deep State I'm not done being concerned yet.

Thank God Trump kept his dick in his pants for once (or so it seems). Then again, by that time he was banging Melania so why bother with anyone else?

This really curious timing ....

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (8/DeP)

233 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
----------------------
Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.
Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (5NMZN)

First we need to touch base with our stakeholders. Interface on a one-to-one level.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM

When do we start leveraging our core competencies?
Posted by: WitchDoktor
----------

We must strive for a seamless transition.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (/dN1M)

234 171

Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.









Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)

As I said
the Democrats and the MFM (BIRM) are trying to shift blame for a
Democrat crime spree to Trump. Until this shit blows over they will
continue blaming Trump.


Posted by: Vic at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (mpXpK)

====
The old Russian collusion ploy.

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (pw+jk)

235 227 Is there any truth to the story that the two high ranking NYPD officers who committed suicide recently were connected to the Weiner investigation?
Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (bM37c)

It's just a coincidence that one was code-named Oscar and the other was Mayer.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (Kpl3J)

Sounds like baloney to me.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (NWiLs)

236 Trump cooperating with the FBI against Epstein means nothing to the Deep State. Look at what they did with Carter Page.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (xfb67)

237 He's doing a good job defending his actions, but i think his real defense is that he was doing what he was told to do by people much higher than him in the chain of command.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (Kpl3J)


Question I had earlier today but could not find the answer. Who exactly higher up in the chain. Any so-called reporters asking that perchance?

Posted by: moon_over_vermont at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (kUmUV)

238 There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

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I am an imp with a limp but that is neither my nic nor do I need a dimp.

Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (5NMZN)

239 226 171
Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.





Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)

As I said the Democrats and the MFM (BIRM) are trying to shift blame for a Democrat crime spree to Trump. Until this shit blows over they will continue blaming Trump.
Posted by: Vic at July 10, 2019 02:55 PM (mpXpK)

==========

Trump still needs to get rid of Acosta, who's super labor friendly and has slow walked conservative labor reforms.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (FbLDL)

240 So, it seems JP Morgan is in the drug smuggling business.
https://tinyurl.com/y3z2l2bx

Posted by: Xipe Totec at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (OG7NC)

241 He now says that most of the witnesses against him didn't want to testify against him, because they didn't want to be identified. He's saying that this sort of plea arrangement is common, as prosecutors have to weigh seeking real justice against a sex offender, versus protecting his victims from further humiliation and pain.

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Sounds credible. The environment may have shifted too on this sort of issue where they feel more protected.

Posted by: SH at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (sX1BW)

242 As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?
Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (ujg0T)


It's his son or something.

Posted by: DR.WTF at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (aS1PU)

243 As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?
Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (ujg0T)

This one is Cyrus Vance Jr., the son. But don't say that there's nepotism in the Dem Party.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (Kpl3J)

244 187 Tami, if you're around, pls see your email.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (NWiLs)

Got it...responded. Thank you!

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (cF8AT)

245 > As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?
His grandson, I think.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (JUUk1)

246 Um, Popehat is a NeverTrump lunatic, LUNATIC, who is also a shitty lawyer and makes up Whatever to justify his SJW and NeverTrump obsessions.

I would never read anything he writes.

Anything he says about the law is only accidentally true, at best.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (PbpT7)

247 Epstein guy ran a hedge fund"

Turns out, perhaps not really...

FWIW, any chance all of these fools get outed if Pantsuit had won?

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (6qErC)

248 200 There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:50 PM (bcbK


I think he's a little guy though, right?
Posted by: Cannibal Bob at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (8lGpb)

Full of mischief

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (bcbK8)

249 zay gezunt!

Posted by: Juan Epstein Jr. at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (xqfqx)



Huh. I would have sworn that would be Sefton.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (fuK7c)

250 One commenter here, who did some contract work for a military branch (or claimed so), returned after a while from a gig with the comment, essentially, 'Burn your cellphone, get off of the internet', mentioning that hacking into people's stuff was in fact a competitive game in some gov't circles, just for the fun of it.

He hasn't been around for along time.

Posted by: Not Me at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (uzfy0)


Bob must have had a weak moment.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (3XdZI)

251 244 187 Tami, if you're around, pls see your email.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (NWiLs)

Got it...responded. Thank you!
Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (cF8AT)

No no no... Thank YOU!

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (NWiLs)

252 Trump still needs to get rid of Acosta, who's super labor friendly and has slow walked conservative labor reforms.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (FbLDL)



Perhaps, but do remember how Trump won--by courting those union rank and file, if not their union bosses.

Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (ujg0T)

253 Epstein got drunk on beer and tried to feel up my boobs when I was in high school. I had to get a second door on my house because of Epstein.

Posted by: Christine Balsy Ford at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (pw+jk)

254 So this Epstein guy ran a hedge fund?

Anyone see the 13F on that?
Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 02:52 PM (2BgZB)


Supposedly the minimum buy-in to Epstein's fund was a billion dollars. His take was 0.5% annually, with his total fund being 15 billion. That gives him a cool $75 mil a year to play with. His hedge fund is also supposedly staffed by a couple hundred model quality secretaries. Epstein (who is reportedly a mathmatical genius) does all the investing work himself.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (w5jr9)

255 Trump still needs to get rid of Acosta, who's super labor friendly and has slow walked conservative labor reforms.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (FbLDL)

Not now though.
Schumer wants this guy's head on a platter. Fuck him.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (NFEMn)

256 232 Wonder who put this all in motion again. Could it be Barr? If so, he is truly a glorious bastard. If it's Deep State I'm not done being concerned yet.

Thank God Trump kept his dick in his pants for once (or so it seems). Then again, by that time he was banging Melania so why bother with anyone else?

This really curious timing ....
Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (8/DeP)

=========

He was banging Melania when he banged Stormy.

He just seems to have a thing for, you know, women, not little girls.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (FbLDL)

257 If the IC was running honey pots via Epstein with these numerous victims, those fuckers responsible - looking at you, Mueller - should hang.

Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (t6MX/)

258

{I}I remember imp being here when I arrived well over 10 years ago.

*waves at imp*
Posted by: Truck Monkey

Hi Truck monkey!

hobgoblin, malphonse, a few diff nics.

Seriously, the deal Acosta did for Epstein was full of poison pills for the victims, little treats for himself, and let him go about his merry way getting poor girls from PBC to hook for him around the world. He just had to run his fetid empire from his island instead of WPB.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (w+Z9D)

259 238 There was an 'Imp' back in the day. But I have a hard time keeping track of nics

---------------------
I am an imp with a limp but that is neither my nic nor do I need a dimp.
Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:56 PM (5NMZN)

What a Gimp

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (bcbK8)

260 This place is a refuge?
geez, if you have to seek refuge with any group that includes me, you are in deep doo doo. Not that you aren't welcome. But there's the basic friendly advice: "I wouldn't join any club that would have me..."

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (CPk08)

261 Epstein guy ran a hedge fund"

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You misspelled "bush."

Posted by: Jukin the Deplorable and Profoundly Unserious at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (pw+jk)

262 FWIW, any chance all of these fools get outed if Pantsuit had won?
Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (6qErC)


No chance. Zip. Zero. Nada. And they were banking on her win.

Posted by: DR.WTF at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (aS1PU)

263 Here's a question for the Horde: who here had ever heard of Acosta before this?

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (YqDXo)

264 He was banging Melania when he banged Stormy.
======

Which I don't believe ever happened.

Posted by: bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (vg8iE)

265 >>He hasn't been around for along time.

Tangonine?

Posted by: Lizzy at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (bDqIh)

266 it seems JP Morgan is in the drug smuggling business."

Yesterday's news. And yes, she unbuttoned her shirt on The Gong Show...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (6qErC)

267 well I don't know what kind of a lawyer popehat is in real life -- I just know that he makes up whatever "law" and "constitutional principles" he needs for Twitter arguments, when he's playing a lawyer on Twitter.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (PbpT7)

268 255 Trump still needs to get rid of Acosta, who's super labor friendly and has slow walked conservative labor reforms.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (FbLDL)

Not now though.
Schumer wants this guy's head on a platter. Fuck him.
Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (NFEMn)

==========

This is probably going to be Acosta's weakest moment in his tenure as SoL. If and when he gets through this moment, he'll be in a stronger position to stay in his seat despite the policy disagreements that have existed since Trump first took office.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (FbLDL)

269 My entire adult life democrat politicians have called me a nazi with no pushback from my party, that's why I vote Trump. And I'm not alone.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (PYsJF)

270 263 Here's a question for the Horde: who here had ever heard of Acosta before this?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (YqDXo)



Before this when I heard "Acosta" I just thought of that whiny CNN creep.

Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (ujg0T)

271 Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (NWiLs)

272 240 So, it seems JP Morgan is in the drug smuggling business.
https://tinyurl.com/y3z2l2bx
Posted by: Xipe Totec at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (OG7NC)

that story reminds me of the old not-so-funny joke:
Q) what's the easiest way to smuggle a nuke into the US?
A) Hide it inside a bale of marijuana.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (Kpl3J)

273 well I don't know what kind of a lawyer popehat is in real life -- I just know that he makes up whatever "law" and "constitutional principles" he needs for Twitter arguments, when he's playing a lawyer on Twitter.

Thanks for that - I see him quoted every so often but I never know whether to take him seriously or not.

Now I know.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (2BgZB)

274 Les Wexner, limited brands, Victoria's Secret and Epstein are deeply connected.

Wexner has issues perhaps . . . and he certainly has money.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (Z4tPb)

275

Full of mischief
Posted by Mark Andrew Edwards


Somebody had to make fun of downtown lad and seattle slough.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (w+Z9D)

276 246
Um, Popehat is a NeverTrump lunatic, LUNATIC, who is also a shitty
lawyer and makes up Whatever to justify his SJW and NeverTrump
obsessions.



I would never read anything he writes.



Anything he says about the law is only accidentally true, at best.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:57 PM (PbpT7)

I only read a bit of his stuff, pre-TDS days, and I cannot ever remember being particularly compelled by anything he had to say.

Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (t6MX/)

277 And they were banking on her win."

BINGO. That's why this is such a freaki'n win.

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (6qErC)

278 I wonder how many backups Epstein has of his "elite" customers molesting little girls.

It seems to me that unless he's not only a creepy perv but super arrogant and stupid, that he would have several copies in trusted hands.

It wouldn't surprise me at all to see a mysterious release of video or pictures of someone high up bu-u-u-u-ut not too high up of pols from both parties suddenly appear on multiple news desks at the same time.

Or simply on the internet.

I can't say I care who's exposed if they're raping little girls but I want all of them exposed, shamed, and punished.

Posted by: naturalfake at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (r1/AF)

279 Um, Popehat is a NeverTrump lunatic, LUNATIC, who is also a shitty lawyer and makes up Whatever to justify his SJW and NeverTrump obsessions.

-------------

He really did go nuts with TDS.

Posted by: SH at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (sX1BW)

280 The only *facts* that I have read are that one of the girls had saks with a man and Jeffrey gave her a $10,000. bonus.

The other is that the girls came from life circumstances that did not indicate a wholesome future.

As someone said the other day, it's not the girls it's who they were with.

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (3XdZI)

281 271 Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?
Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (NWiLs)

Let's just put a pin in that idea for now.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (Kpl3J)

282 Before this when I heard "Acosta" I just thought of that whiny CNN creep.
Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (ujg0T)


Me too.

Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (YqDXo)

283 I wonder why the Feds didn't raid Epstein's other houses/mansions? Or maybe they did.

Posted by: Jolo at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (WrMOC)

284 And they were banking on her win.

That's what it all comes down to. They got a president who's not part of this corruption and blackmail scheme, he's out of their control and now they are all panicking.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (39g3+)

285 Acosta is coming off as credible and not as a guy who's worried about criminal wrongdoing of his own being exposed.



Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 02:49 PM (PbpT7)


Everything was documented and signed off on by his superiors before he signed. That's how these things go. I don't know why the press is asking lots of questions about this because I am already seeing where the torpedoes are headed, and they aren't towards then-private-citizen Trump.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - The Outrage Outlet for Your Clown Car Goat Rodeo Dumpster Fire Needs! at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (hLRSq)

286 260 This place is a refuge?
geez, if you have to seek refuge with any group that includes me, you are in deep doo doo. Not that you aren't welcome. But there's the basic friendly advice: "I wouldn't join any club that would have me..."
Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (CPk0

As much as breaking people's bones and killing get talked about, I'm not sure I'd call it a refuge.

Posted by: Hikaru at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (sm6Pk)

287 271
Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (NWiLs)

When we synergise our human infrastructure, wellbe granular enough to commoditize our expertise or shit like that.

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (CPk08)

288 I think Melania was knocked up and out of commission when he banged Stormy but I get your point. He clearly prefers grown women.

In any event, this business of getting it on with vulnerable underage teens should be punished as harshly as legally possible. Truly horrific. He gets the center of the centipede.

Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (8/DeP)

289 I prolly need to invest in some sympathetic media. Get me Stuffalottapus on the phone.

Posted by: Billy Bob Clinton at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (hjaPQ)

290 Which I don't believe ever happened.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (vg8iE)

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Stormy said they never had sex. Trump is a good, loyal friend wonder if he was covering for Kraft. It's something he would do.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (jUVms)

291 279 Um, Popehat is a NeverTrump lunatic, LUNATIC, who is also a shitty lawyer and makes up Whatever to justify his SJW and NeverTrump obsessions.

-------------

He really did go nuts with TDS.

Posted by: SH at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (sX1BW)

=========

Remember Patterico?

I don't.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (FbLDL)

292 As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?
Posted by: Curmudgeon


That guy is dead. This is his son.

Incompetent hack.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....lost in America at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (vcOmj)

293 270 263 Here's a question for the Horde: who here had ever heard of Acosta before this?
Posted by: Deplorable Jay Guevara at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (YqDXo)

I've been bitching about Acosta for months, because he's slow-walking badly needed reforms at the Dep't of Labor.

I still want him fired, because I think he's a deep state dem.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (Kpl3J)

294 and to go back to another theme of mine - I believe that the FBI has ALWAYS known this.
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 02:41 PM (Kpl3J

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Miami Herald, Feb. 21:

"Marra, in a 33-page opinion, said prosecutors not only violated the Crime Victims' Rights Act by not informing the victims, they also misled the girls into believing that the FBI's sex trafficking case against Epstein was still ongoing - when in fact, prosecutors had secretly closed it after sealing the plea bargain from the public record... Epstein's victims were not told the case was closed until it was too late for them to appear at his sentencing and possibly upend the deal. "

FBI helped sweep this under the rug... Mueller's FBI, to be specific.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (5aX2M)

295 Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (w+Z9D)

After 13 months in jail and registering as a sex offender. It was a plea deal negotiated by his defense attorneys that included Alan Dershowitz, Roy Black, Gerald Lefcourt, Jay Lefkowitz, jack Goldberger, Guy Lewis and Kennth Starr.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (B1ik8)

296 He hasn't been around for along time.

Tangonine?
Posted by: Lizzy
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Good ID, yes.

Posted by: Not Me at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (Eokhf)

297 289 I think Melania was knocked up and out of commission when he banged Stormy but I get your point. He clearly prefers grown women.

In any event, this business of getting it on with vulnerable underage teens should be punished as harshly as legally possible. Truly horrific. He gets the center of the centipede.
Posted by: Blacksheep at July 10, 2019 03:02 PM (8/DeP)

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I think he might be a boob man.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (FbLDL)

298 Remember, if you were kind enough to purchase a copy of Crystal Embers, I'm hoping for reviews (mostly on Amazon).

Yes, this. If you buy a book, leave a review. It doesn't matter if you can't write "good" reviews just write something about it. "I liked this book" 4 stars. "Fun read" whatever. Its a huge help for authors.

This cannot be emphasized enough, consider how you shop the reviews are critical for sales. If you like a book, do the author a solid and review it. Please.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (39g3+)

299 Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?

Their bandwidth is maxed with new customer experience initiatives and driving disruptive technologies.

Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (9cXhV)

300 You know the movie where the guy wakes up with the horses head?


Epsein debacle exposing Clinton milieu as sexual preditors
Seized ship owned by J.P. Morgan
Trump meeting with Social Media pubahs
Eliminating extra-terratorial jurisdiction of judges on Barr's plate

Coincidence?

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (3XdZI)

301 281
271 Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (NWiLs)



Let's just put a pin in that idea for now.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (Kpl3J0

Would it violate community standards to hope that everyone on earth who talks like that should get shot in the head?

Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (CPk08)

302 As much as breaking people's bones and killing get talked about, I'm not sure I'd call it a refuge.

Posted by: Hikaru


More of an asylum...

Posted by: Grand Inquisitor Cavil at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (AM1GF)

303 294 FBI helped sweep this under the rug... Mueller's FBI, to be specific.
Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (5aX2M)

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Man of Impeccable Honor, Robert Mueller? Gasp!

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (FbLDL)

304 Heads should roll, I want decapitations and heads on pikes on the national mall. I don't give a rats ass who is guilty what party they belong to. Pedo sex rings are fucking sick shit. That goes for the "priests" in my church. Teachers politicians ect. All of them. Heads on pikes.

Posted by: USNtakim profoundly deplorable. at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (0OmEj)

305 Is there any truth to the story that the two high ranking NYPD officers who committed suicide recently were connected to the Weiner investigation?

Posted by: annem


I do not know.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (NoKAc)

306

And Billy Barty as the imp

Posted by: Undead credits at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (aKsyK)

307 Even BAD reviews help, because if you see a book with 54 reviews, that one that says "this book was worse than watching Helen Thomas strip" is just one of the overall total. and if the total is positive, it helps sales.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (39g3+)

308

well I don't know what kind of a lawyer popehat is in real life -- I just know that he makes up whatever "law" and "constitutional principles" he needs for Twitter arguments, when he's playing a lawyer on Twitter.
Posted by: ace



The kind without clients. So that shoud say enough. The point is the details of the plea agreement. Acosta's rationale is simply not credible, as Ken White notes. The evidence was overwhelming and damning. The problem was that Epstein was playing hardball. Going after prosecutors and their families to dig up dirt, full court press on discovery, etc. Rich asshole tactics. Acosta folded like a cheap suit because he didn't like the pressure.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (w+Z9D)

309 This whole aspect of the Epstein matter ..... sorry, fell asleep there for a moment ..... has been discussed for a looong time by various specialists on the twatters. Oops, dozed off again.

Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (QDnY+)

310 God, the press is completely disgusting.

I couldn't be in the same room with them for 5 mins. without feeling a need for a shower.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (cF8AT)

311 I'd like to see videos pop up of all of Epstein's "friends" and members of congress. Let's clean this shit out.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (jUVms)

312 298 Remember, if you were kind enough to purchase a copy of Crystal Embers, I'm hoping for reviews (mostly on Amazon).

Yes, this. If you buy a book, leave a review. It doesn't matter if you can't write "good" reviews just write something about it. "I liked this book" 4 stars. "Fun read" whatever. Its a huge help for authors.

This cannot be emphasized enough, consider how you shop the reviews are critical for sales. If you like a book, do the author a solid and review it. Please.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (39g3+)

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I'll take dishonestly positive reviews, by the way. Just throwing it out there.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (FbLDL)

313 Which I don't believe ever happened.
Posted by: bicentennialguy at July 10, 2019 02:59 PM (vg8iE)

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Stormy said they never had sex. Trump is a good, loyal friend wonder if he was covering for Kraft. It's something he would do.
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Its possible, but a stretch. I mean that's what he had Cohen on retainer for right? If he was talking to her directly in person, it's curious. I ain't changing my vote over that - that's for damn sure.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (Z4tPb)

314 Epstein (who is reportedly a mathmatical genius) does all the investing work himself.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (w5jr9)


LOL.

Epstein is no math genius. He's not even a plain, ol' mathematician.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (bOCwl)

315 Even BAD reviews help, because if you see a book with 54 reviews, that one that says "this book was worse than watching Helen Thomas strip" is just one of the overall total. and if the total is positive, it helps sales.

It also gets you hate mail.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (2BgZB)

316 291 279 Um, Popehat is a NeverTrump lunatic, LUNATIC, who is also a shitty lawyer and makes up Whatever to justify his SJW and NeverTrump obsessions.

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He really did go nuts with TDS.

Posted by: SH at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (sX1BW)

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Remember Patterico?

I don't.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:03 PM (FbLDL)

Is he still in the blog roll sidebar ?

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (bcbK8)

317 "reportedly"

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (13dPG)

318 314 Epstein (who is reportedly a mathmatical genius) does all the investing work himself.

Posted by: AZ Hi Desert (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum) at July 10, 2019 02:58 PM (w5jr9)

LOL.

Epstein is no math genius. He's not even a plain, ol' mathematician.
Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (bOCwl)

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He did the thing where he threw out a bunch of numbers and some operations coming up with solutions without referencing a calculator.

Of course, no one checked his work...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (FbLDL)

319 Again, Ken Starr and Alan Derschowitz were on Epstein's legal team. Wow.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (jUVms)

320 105 Can't make an omelette without spreading some legs.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:33 PM (NWiLs)


Can't make an ice cream sundae without busting a few nuts.
Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 02:37 PM (TAmPV)

_______

Can't make the pancakes without the baby batter
Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:38 PM (flINI)

______

Can't grease the cookie sheet without the man butter
Posted by: Truck Monkey at July 10, 2019 02:40 PM (flINI)

You can't have a party without a boatload of semen.

Posted by: David French at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (FTPVM)

321 OAN asks question about Mueller's involvement.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (cF8AT)

322 Again, Ken Starr and Alan Derschowitz were on Epstein's legal team. Wow.
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What's so strange about that?

Posted by: Klaus von Bulow at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (vg8iE)

323 315 Even BAD reviews help, because if you see a book with 54 reviews, that one that says "this book was worse than watching Helen Thomas strip" is just one of the overall total. and if the total is positive, it helps sales.

It also gets you hate mail.
Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (2BgZB)

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I'm pure cuck. I thanked you for your negative review.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (FbLDL)

324 OAN asks question about Mueller's involvement.
Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (cF8AT)

The follow-up should ask specific questions about Bill Clinton

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (NFEMn)

325 Sharia Law .... so, Michigan???
Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (bCLt0)

Uhhhhhhh no.

Posted by: clutch at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (5mhAf)

326 325 Sharia Law .... so, Michigan???
Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (bCLt0)

Uhhhhhhh no.
Posted by: clutch at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (5mhAf)

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Minneapolis?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (FbLDL)

327 302 As much as breaking people's bones and killing get talked about, I'm not sure I'd call it a refuge.

Posted by: Hikaru

More of an asylum...
Posted by: Grand Inquisitor Cavil at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (AM1GF)
---------------

Tomato - Tohmahto

Posted by: Blake - my preferred pronoun is: Pronoun! at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (qC1Sy)

328
What's so strange about that?
Posted by: Klaus von Bulow at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (vg8iE)

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Heh, I get it. However, I guess the defense team was rough on the prosecutor's families.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (jUVms)

329 I'm pure cuck. I thanked you for your negative review.

You didn't write me hate mail. I didn't get any from that review.

I'm mostly referencing a few other Indies who had no problem siccing people on me because their stupid kids book was stupid. Got to the point where Amazon stopped disclosing emails in reviewer profiles.

Again, not talking about you. You've been class.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (2BgZB)

330 315 Even BAD reviews help, because if you see a book with 54 reviews, that one that says "this book was worse than watching Helen Thomas strip" is just one of the overall total. and if the total is positive, it helps sales.

It also gets you hate mail.
Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:06 PM (2BgZB)

Yeah...that does happen.

I have a hard time as a result reviewing books by people I like.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (bcbK8)

331 This press conference is putting me to sleep

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (BbGew)

332 > That guy is dead. This is his son.


Yep, you're right. I was thinking grandson for some reason, but it's his son.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (JUUk1)

333 "The documents were public and could have been pulled up by anyone in this room".


I'm only half listening but it sounds like he works for a troll master.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (fuK7c)

334 "The documents I've shared today are a matter of public record and any one of them could have been accessed by anyone in this room."

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (cF8AT)

335 I doubt they'll legalize pedo crimes...yet. But if anyplace will its NYC

Posted by: CN at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM (U7k5w)



Sharia Law .... so, Michigan???

Posted by: kraken at July 10, 2019 02:45 PM


Nah, that sort of thing is Up Our Alley, so to speak.

Posted by: San Francisco at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (tOP4K)

336 329 I'm pure cuck. I thanked you for your negative review.

You didn't write me hate mail. I didn't get any from that review.

I'm mostly referencing a few other Indies who had no problem siccing people on me because their stupid kids book was stupid. Got to the point where Amazon stopped disclosing emails in reviewer profiles.

Again, not talking about you. You've been class.
Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:08 PM (2BgZB)

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I thanked you here. Thanks again, by the way. I ended up kind of agreeing with parts of your review.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (FbLDL)

337 I'll take dishonestly positive reviews, by the way. Just throwing it out there.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (FbLDL)

so you're saying you don't want comparisons to watching Helen Thomas strip?

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (Kpl3J)

338 Les Wexner, limited brands, Victoria's Secret and Epstein are deeply connected.

Wexner has issues perhaps . . . and he certainly has money.
Posted by: simplemind


Les was always rumored to be gay. He married his wife Abigail relatively late in life.
We guess he is a bi-man.
Abigail is heavily involved with charity work, etc.
Les is also a big Republican donor. Hosts big moneyraising shindigs at his mansion.

He does have "grown" children (early 20's now). My son used to run around with a crowd that included his son (about the same age....22) at times.

Posted by: Bozo Conservative....lost in America at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (vcOmj)

339 The follow-up should ask specific questions about Bill Clinton

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (NFEMn)



Let the haters hate. We need to move this country FORWARD.

Posted by: It's Chelsea! at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (CPk08)

340 337 I'll take dishonestly positive reviews, by the way. Just throwing it out there.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:05 PM (FbLDL)

so you're saying you don't want comparisons to watching Helen Thomas strip?
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (Kpl3J)

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Contrasts on that will do.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (FbLDL)

341 Zoe Tillman @ZoeTillman
4h
BREAKING: The 4th Circuit has ordered the dismissal of DC and Maryland's emoluments clause case against Trump, finding they lack standing

Posted by: Deep State is in DEEP SHIT at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (BqBId)

342 Swamp Dwellers

Posted by: wth at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (v0R5T)

343 OAN asks question about Mueller's involvement.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (cF8AT)


And another torpedo heads to a Democrat hull. This water is full of Democrat hulls.

Posted by: Mikey NTH - The Outrage Outlet for Your Clown Car Goat Rodeo Dumpster Fire Needs! at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (hLRSq)

344 As in the Jimmuh Carter Administration Cyrus Vance? How old is he now?

Posted by: Curmudgeon at July 10, 2019 02:54 PM (ujg0T)


Not a day older than he was on 01/12/2002.

Posted by: The Gas Tank Dolphin at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (hu22E)

345 I think we need to pull every case file from every Democrat that was a former attorney. Either in office or running for office,

Let the scrutinizing begin and start with Kamala.

Posted by: redridinghood at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (RBOtF)

346 If Epstein was a British immigrant and Muslim this wouldn't even be happening.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (BbGew)

347
I think he might be a boob man

***

Good heavens! A boob man!

Posted by: Thurston Howell III at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (SzcBF)

348 so you're saying you don't want comparisons to watching Helen Thomas strip?
Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (Kpl3J)


Well, shit, there goes two of my paragraphs.

Posted by: WitchDoktor, as if anyone gives a shit at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (2BgZB)

349 Then we'll have to drill down to unpack how we can obtain the low-hanging fruit and advance our value proposition.

On a go-forward basis.
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Please stop it. I use this as a refuge.
Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 02:51 PM (5NMZN)

First we need to touch base with our stakeholders. Interface on a one-to-one level.
Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM

When do we start leveraging our core competencies?
Posted by: WitchDoktor
----------

We must strive for a seamless transition.
Posted by: Mike Hammer


The subject matter requires deep dialoguing, stretching our minds to encounter and overcome the hidden prejudices that are cock-blocking efficacious resolutions to our underlying vexations.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (NoKAc)

350 It would be really, really nice to see an in-dpeth accounting of:
1) What went on with the previous "deal", including why the hell his associates got off scot free,
2) What went on with all of these flights to orgy island and the other locations where these bastards committed atrocities,3) Who the fuck were involved with helping this fucker, and4) The names of all of the people who joined in these atrocities.
IS THAT TOO FUCKING MUCH TO ASK???

Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (wtvvX)

351 343 OAN asks question about Mueller's involvement.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:07 PM (cF8AT)


And another torpedo heads to a Democrat hull. This water is full of Democrat hulls.
Posted by: Mikey NTH - The Outrage Outlet for Your Clown Car Goat Rodeo Dumpster Fire Needs! at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (hLRSq)

=========

So many are rusty but have terrified certain cruise ships for a very long time.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (FbLDL)

352 341 Zoe Tillman @ZoeTillman
4h
BREAKING: The 4th Circuit has ordered the dismissal of DC and Maryland's emoluments clause case against Trump, finding they lack standing
Posted by: Deep State is in DEEP SHIT at July 10, 2019 03:10 PM (BqBId)

Overruled!

Posted by: Random Hawaiian Judge #7 at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (Izzlo)

353 No way there's a guy named Pecker in this drama.
Posted by: t-bird
~~~~~

I believe Pecker is the owner or editor of the Enquirer.

Posted by: IrishEi at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (NtglE)

354 If this Epstein crisis doesn't show to the Trumpsters that Trump is an uncouth unpresidential man,I don't know what will bring them out of their psychosis.

Posted by: Jonah Goldberg at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (pw+jk)

355 301 281
271 Has anyone tasked the tiger team with drilling down on this issue?

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:00 PM (NWiLs)



Let's just put a pin in that idea for now.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:01 PM (Kpl3J0
Would it violate community standards to hope that everyone on earth who talks like that should get shot in the head?
Posted by: Alcoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:04 PM (CPk0

We'll develop a robust, interactive, best in class dashboard so you can monitor deliverables in real time.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (NWiLs)

356 Les is also a big Republican donor. Hosts big moneyraising shindigs at his mansion.
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Les was interviewed in late 2016 and said publicly that he was leaving the republican party because of what it was becoming (he saw trump)

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (K2RLk)

357 "We thought the plea would mean 18 months IN JAIL.
Plea deal was a state court plea...so the terms of that were under the state."

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (cF8AT)

358 Shep breaks in so we cant hear him speak Spanish....

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (NFEMn)

359 Oh fuck you Shep I want to hear if his Spanish is good!

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (fuK7c)

360 I'm only half listening but it sounds like he works for a troll master.
Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (fuK7c)

You've got to pay the toll toll. If you want to get to the boy's soul.

Posted by: joe, living dangerously at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (KUaJL)

361

The subject matter requires deep dialoguing, stretching our minds to encounter and overcome the hidden prejudices that are cock-blocking efficacious resolutions to our underlying vexations.
Posted by: Sharkman


-1 for failing to use "in this space" somewhere.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (w+Z9D)

362 350
It would be really, really nice to see an in-dpeth accounting of:
1) What went on with the previous "deal", including why the hell his associates got off scot free,
2)
What went on with all of these flights to orgy island and the other
locations where these bastards committed atrocities,3) Who the fuck were
involved with helping this fucker, and4) The names of all of the people
who joined in these atrocities.
IS THAT TOO FUCKING MUCH TO ASK???


Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (wtvvX)


This administration has spent a lot of time and money pursuing petty vendettas and distractions. Let's focus on getting Americans back to WORK!

Posted by: It's Chelsea! at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (CPk08)

363 >>>He really did go nuts with TDS.


he was already shit before that.

So, he was passionately in favor of SJWs contacting their victims' employers, trying the pressure employers to fire the person judged guilty of Wrongspeak. He said they had every legal right to do that -- which, they do.

But a legal right shouldn't always be exercised.

Anyway, I said, 'yes, they have a right to do that, and we also have a right to call THEIR employers and get THEM fired, pointing out that they are lunatic troublemakers who will almost certainly cause huge problems at their company."

And then popehat tells me, no way, no one should do that.

I asked, "Why," as one does, when speaking with someone who just said that leftwing SJWs have the right and DUTY to try to get Wrongspeakers they don't like fired, and yet now objects when I suggest using the same tactic -- calling employers to pressure them to fire the witch-chunters -- and now he's telling me that that is deeply corrosive our social cohesion and destructive of free speech rights.

This is of course absurd, especially for a lawyer. You cannot announce one principle for your SJW allies and then say "but you can't use that same tactic against my SJW allies." People do this all the time, of course, but this nonsense is supposed to be trained out of you as a lawyer. Even though lawyers ALSO do this all the tme -- they always argue for inconsistent application of rules on behalf of a client -- they're at least supposed to dress it up and DISTINGUISH this case from the other, and pretend they're not aruging for a different rule depending on personal allegiance.

But he didn't dress it up. He just kept flatly asserting that it was NOT a destructive of free speech for SJWs to try to get their enemies fired, but that it WAS destructive of free speech for me (or anyone else) to call up SJWs' bosses and get them fired.

I repeatedly pointed out that he was just applying different rules according to whether he liked the witch-hunters in either case, and he just kept repeating the same thing. He pretty much just said, "But we need these good liberals to silence you evil conservatives, and you just have to accept it."

I was flabberghasted. I can only repeat: I expect this sort of twitter stupidity from twitter users, but LAWYERS are supposed to have this trained out of them by halfway through their first year.

He wasn't even dressing it up! He just believes SJWs Uber Alles and he will not HEAR of using SJW tactics against them.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (PbpT7)

364 Acosta expected the MSM to read public records? yeah right.

Posted by: Cannibal Bob 'invite a friend for dinner!' at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (8lGpb)

365 He's now answering questions in Spanish.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (cF8AT)

366 Oh fuck you Shep I want to hear if his Spanish is good!
Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (fuK7c)

Sounds perfect

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (NFEMn)

367 Oh and Rip Torn is dead, dunno if that was discussed or not

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (bcbK8)

368 No way there's a guy named Pecker in this drama.
Posted by: t-bird
~~~~~

I believe Pecker is the owner or editor of the Enquirer.

Posted by: IrishEi



Peter Pecker?

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (HDCbD)

369 338 Les Wexner, limited brands, Victoria's Secret and Epstein are deeply connected.

Wexner has issues perhaps . . . and he certainly has money.
Posted by: simplemind


Les was always rumored to be gay. He married his wife Abigail relatively late in life.
We guess he is a bi-man.
Abigail is heavily involved with charity work, etc.
Les is also a big Republican donor. Hosts big moneyraising shindigs at his mansion.

He does have "grown" children (early 20's now). My son used to run around with a crowd that included his son (about the same age....22) at times.
Posted by: Bozo Conservative....lost in America at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (vcOmj)

The Rumors were that yes he was gay and got married to make his mom happy.

I was invited to his House or Party Barn when then Gov Bush was testing the waters.

Posted by: Patrick From Ohio at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (TJqzB)

370 CNN stayed with it. Acosta speaks real Spanish.

*cough* Beto *cough*

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (fuK7c)

371 I believe Pecker is the owner or editor of the Enquirer.

Posted by: IrishEi at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (NtglE)



I saw Hole open for The Enquiring Pecker at the Cow Palace in 2000.

Posted by: naturalfake at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (r1/AF)

372 Damn Shep, do you hate Hispanics?

Posted by: redridinghood at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (RBOtF)

373 Wow, I'd never actually seen a picture of Acosta. Dude has fivehead. Maybe even a sixhead.

Posted by: joe, living dangerously at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (KUaJL)

374 Somewhere in New York, he watches every detail on the tv like a hawk. Once a president, the sick, depraved old man, lies naked and greasy on a massage table, awaiting the return of the tiny Indonesian's magic hands. He lights a cigar...

Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (9cXhV)

375 206
Is there any truth to the story that the two high ranking NYPD officers who committed suicide recently were connected to the Weiner investigation?
Posted by: annem at July 10, 2019 02:53 PM (bM37c)


Two shots to the back of the head before or after they fell out a window?

Posted by: rickl at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (xjiRE)

376 I think Acosta did a spectacular job. He looked like a cool, calm, rational person with right on his side. The press looked like the pack of syphilitic jackals they are.

Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (T6t7i)

377 Watching Hang em High, my favorite Clint Eastwood movie.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (PYsJF)

378 I have a hard time as a result reviewing books by people I like.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (bcbK

Lawyers put a lot of thought and effort into resolving Ethical Issues like that, and State Bars have finally settled on one overall solution - Money makes all those pesky ethical problems go away.

Posted by: Tom Servo at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (Kpl3J)

379 ffs
reporter makes him speak in spanish

so Shep cuts away, which is hilarious

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (vEIlU)

380 363 He wasn't even dressing it up! He just believes SJWs Uber Alles and he will not HEAR of using SJW tactics against them.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (PbpT7)

========

I guess your not on his Christmas Card list anymore.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (FbLDL)

381 CNN stayed with it. Acosta speaks real Spanish.
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I don't speak Spanish, but it sounded good.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (NFEMn)

382 I want to hear if his Spanish is good!

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (fuK7c)

Oooh...a polyglot. I thought you just spoke Krautish!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (wYseH)

383 He really did go nuts with TDS.

Popehat was nuts long before Trump. This is the ass who brays on and on about the First Amendment, but thinks the state ought to be able to ruin bakers and photographers who refuse to do what they are told.

There's very little daylight between his legal opinions and his policy preferences, which tells you what you need to know about his "expertise." The law often constrains, requires outcomes one doesn't like. So if someone is always explaining how the law supports their preferences, you're getting advocacy, not sober advice.

He's also a shit writer, whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (iys0/)

384 376 I think Acosta did a spectacular job. He looked like a cool, calm, rational person with right on his side. The press looked like the pack of syphilitic jackals they are.

Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (T6t7i)

Completely agree. He handled this very well.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (cF8AT)

385 Let's see, his close associate is the daughter of Robert Maxwell who was a Mossad asset. So, good chance he's a Mossad asset.

Posted by: WOPR - Ewoks, it's like Chuck Norris went to Build-A-Bear and built a super army at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (J70i0)

386

IS THAT TOO FUCKING MUCH TO ASK???
Posted by: Tex Lovera


Nope. And once the flight manifests are entered into evidence and no longer under seal, we will see exactly who was involved, since ALL manifests must have ALL passengers' names. No pilot was going to get dinged so some VIP could get smuggled to Little St Jeffs.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:14 PM (w+Z9D)

387 No way there's a guy named Pecker in this drama.
Posted by: t-bird
~~~~~

I believe Pecker is the owner or editor of the Enquirer.
=======
Agreed to sale April 18 2019 to Hudson News. Had been in bankruptcy chpt 11 for like a decade or so.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (Z4tPb)

388 bear with asymmetrical balls,

YES, thank you, and please check out my own post ten or twenty above on him.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (PbpT7)

389 Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019"

Ewwww

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (6qErC)

390 Somewhere in New York, he watches every detail on the tv like a hawk. Once a president, the sick, depraved old man, lies naked and greasy on a massage table, awaiting the return of the tiny Indonesian's magic hands. He lights a cigar...
Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (9cXhV)

Sounds like Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (NFEMn)

391 He wasn't even dressing it up! He just believes SJWs Uber Alles and he will not HEAR of using SJW tactics against them.

Posted by: ace


Popehat can eat a bag of dicks.

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (HDCbD)

392 89
I want Epstien given a surgical vagina




I think you can buy a tachtical vagina on late night TV...




but, I don't know where you get a surgical one?



Posted by: garrett >>Semi-auto?
Axe

Posted by: TOXIC DASTARDLY DAN at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (URmmV)

393 Let's see, his close associate is the daughter of Robert Maxwell who was a Mossad asset. So, good chance he's a Mossad asset.
====
Which is why I was posting as "Mossad out front should have told you" - yesterday.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (Z4tPb)

394 RIP Rip

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (BbGew)

395 391 He wasn't even dressing it up! He just believes SJWs Uber Alles and he will not HEAR of using SJW tactics against them.

Posted by: ace


Popehat can eat a bag of dicks.
Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (HDCbD)

Can and does

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (bcbK8)

396 We'll develop a robust, interactive, best in class dashboard so you can monitor deliverables in real time.

Posted by: Insomniac at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (NWiLs)


I will find you sleeping, and break your bones one by one with a 5 pound sledge. Your pubic bone will be the first to shatter, and your skull the last.

Nothing personal.

Posted by: It's Chelsea! at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (CPk08)

397 He's also a shit writer, whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.



As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.

Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (T6t7i)

398

I was flabberghasted. I can only repeat: I expect this sort of twitter stupidity from twitter users, but LAWYERS are supposed to have this trained out of them by halfway through their first year.

He wasn't even dressing it up! He just believes SJWs Uber Alles and he will not HEAR of using SJW tactics against them.

Posted by: ace


You expect far, far, FAR too much from the Bar.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (w+Z9D)

399

Why didn't the reporters in the room look up this case and the record before, because it was public.

A: Because orange man bad now.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (vEIlU)

400 Make him speak in Russian!
Make him speak in Russian!

Posted by: redridinghood at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (RBOtF)

401 >>>Can and does


he's so insane on gay issues I wonder sometimes if he sucks dick in solidarity. Not because he's gay, just to Be An Ally.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

402 390 Somewhere in New York, he watches every detail on the tv like a hawk. Once a president, the sick, depraved old man, lies naked and greasy on a massage table, awaiting the return of the tiny Indonesian's magic hands. He lights a cigar...
Posted by: mikeyG at July 10, 2019 03:13 PM (9cXhV)

Sounds like Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:15 PM (NFEMn)

If so, that cigar will end up giving him the massage.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (bcbK8)

403 He's also a shit writer, whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.




--



shifty eyes

Posted by: joe, living dangerously at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (KUaJL)

404 > Oooh...a polyglot. I thought you just spoke Krautish!
Yo soy un Mexi-Fry.

Posted by: Rodrigo Borgia at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (JUUk1)

405 >>>As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.


aw thanks pep. that's nice.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

406

It's amazing how some are trying to slip him up. Trying to corner him.

He's so damn confident and, if I may say, smug. He knows he did nothing wrong and he is talking to the clown show.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (vEIlU)

407 I was flabberghasted. I can only repeat: I expect this sort of twitter stupidity from twitter users, but LAWYERS are supposed to have this trained out of them by halfway through their first year.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:12 PM (PbpT7)


Some of the dumbest people around are lawyers. After Barky, the wise, empathetic latina, and LT Worf showed what the ivies produced as "lawyers" you have to assume that most lawyers are incapable of logical thought. It appears that the left has realized that logical thought is harmful to their goals and they have had it excised from law school curricula. That's why we get all he insane decisions we get. You can't look at those decisions (and they have gotten so much worse) and think that anyone in law has any sort of logical abilities left.

Lawyers were always known to be scum. Now, they're stupid, too.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (bOCwl)

408 Constitutional derailment update: 2nd district court now doing donuts in SCOTUS's front yard on travel EO, claiming "new" issues/questions in play. Thus, Trump's "victory" [upholding a long-mooted by the calendar executive action that was obviously entirely lawful and beyond the jurisdiction of any court] was even emptier and more damaging than it first looked.


But it's pretty clear that Trump and his WH cannot conceive of any course other than complying with lawless judicial tyranny and caprice. Or seem to understand that, having conceded ground without exception, they will get more and more of this.


Winning.



Posted by: rhomboid at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (QDnY+)

409 401 >>>Can and does


he's so insane on gay issues I wonder sometimes if he sucks dick in solidarity. Not because he's gay, just to Be An Ally.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

=========

2025:

The Democrats' newest top issue is forced dating: forcing straight men to date at least one gay man for every woman they date.

On which side of the issue does Popehat fall? Pro or con?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (FbLDL)

410 opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.
Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (T6t7i)

Personally I'm here for the shelf building tips.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (B1ik8)

411 397 He's also a shit writer, whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.



As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.
Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (T6t7i)

I am not submoronic. I'm right down the middle moron, if anything.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (bcbK8)

412 where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults."

Nose color: brown

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (6qErC)

413
As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.

Posted by: pep at July 10, 2019 03:16 PM (T6t7i)

We can't be Morons and submorons at the same time. Checkmate.

Posted by: Someguy at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (p997d)

414

Many of the reporters do not even sound smart enough to understand ANYTHING Acosta is saying. He is talking way over their heads.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (vEIlU)

415 he's so insane on gay issues I wonder sometimes if he sucks dick in solidarity. Not because he's gay, just to Be An Ally.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

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Hahaaaaahhha

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (jUVms)

416 409 401 >>>Can and does


he's so insane on gay issues I wonder sometimes if he sucks dick in solidarity. Not because he's gay, just to Be An Ally.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

=========

2025:

The Democrats' newest top issue is forced dating: forcing straight men to date at least one gay man for every woman they date.

On which side of the issue does Popehat fall? Pro or con?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (FbLDL)

Oral

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (bcbK8)

417 off, grinning creepy sock. Off I say

Posted by: Acoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (CPk08)

418 >>>Personally I'm here for the shelf building tips.


you could do worse. These shelves are nigh graven from the living rock. (Sheet rock, yeah, but that's a rock, sort of.)

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (PbpT7)

419 -1 for failing to use "in this space" somewhere.

Posted by: imp


But +100 for using "cock-blocking" as a verb?

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (NoKAc)

420

>>>As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.


aw thanks pep. that's nice.
Posted by: ace


ace is the poet emeritus of the juvenile insult. Anytime he gets rolling on someone we get a new gem, like "taint remora" the other day. It's gold, Jerry, GOLD!

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (w+Z9D)

421 Just spotted a big fat groundhog in my yard, ducked under the deck when I went out.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (BbGew)

422 The Democrats' newest top issue is forced dating: forcing straight men to date at least one gay man for every woman they date.

-------------------
A forcing gay mean to date trams/trannies/transitioneds.

Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (5NMZN)

423

In summary: Acosta's strange pear shaped head with the large cranium top evidently does hold a much bigger brain then the reporters in the room.

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (vEIlU)

424 Epstein needs to go room temp. I bet he does.

Posted by: nip at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (DfGpI)

425 Can't believe there won't be someone giving up some big names to save their own skin.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (jUVms)

426 420 ace is the poet emeritus of the juvenile insult. Anytime he gets rolling on someone we get a new gem, like "taint remora" the other day. It's gold, Jerry, GOLD!
Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (w+Z9D)

==========

I'm halfway tempted to piss him off, just to see what he comes up with.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (FbLDL)

427 not graven, hewn

hewn is the cliche i meant. i did not mean the other cliched word.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (PbpT7)

428 Oooh...a polyglot. I thought you just spoke Krautish!

Varying degrees of fluency. I can pass for Krautish, but I can play with Froggish, Woppish, and Bullfighterish.

Back in the old days my firm was trying to hire a consultant who claimed to speak Russian. I've got like five sentences of Russian and two of them are lewd. But I said "I don't speak Russian but I have a good ear. Just speak to me".

And he stammered ...ya...gabbaru...ruskaya...umm....

And he didn't get hired.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (fuK7c)

429 422 trams = trans, not trolleys

Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 03:20 PM (5NMZN)

430 I have a hard time as a result reviewing books by people I like.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (bcbK



Hey! Mark Andrew Edwards, you suck!

I mean, re-e-e-eally suck!!!!

There you go. Now write me a review.









And that friends, is what you call the old tipsy-doodle.

Posted by: naturalfake at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (r1/AF)

431 NY Times chick is an asshole

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (NFEMn)

432 Ace's shelves are fraught with leather-bound volumes.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (hjaPQ)

433 432 Ace's shelves are fraught with leather-bound volumes.
Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (hjaPQ)

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

Do they smell of rich mahogany?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (FbLDL)

434 >>>432 Ace's shelves are fraught with leather-bound volumes.

I know this is correct but it sounds totally wrong.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (PbpT7)

435 431 NY Times chick is an asshole
Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (NFEMn)

---------

Don't they have a commercial about Captain Obvious?

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (jUVms)

436 Question -how much longer President Trump will have Acosta serve being at the center of this case.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (BbGew)

437 Wow ace is right about the homoeroticism in his fambase.

Posted by: Someguy at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (p997d)

438

dumb reporter trying to hit trump #4995930

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (vEIlU)

439 If I recall correctly, Epstein helped the Satanic Clintons set up their Global Initiative.

I believe the truth is that Epstein was working for/with the Clintons to collect blackmail material on others. But like all psychopathic pedophiles, he kept some blackmail material on his masters as well, to protect himself.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (NoKAc)

440 439 If I recall correctly, Epstein helped the Satanic Clintons set up their Global Initiative.

I believe the truth is that Epstein was working for/with the Clintons to collect blackmail material on others. But like all psychopathic pedophiles, he kept some blackmail material on his masters as well, to protect himself.
Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (NoKAc)

==========

This honestly wouldn't surprise me.

Of course, little would surprise me other than, "Oopsie! Epstein is 100% innocent!"

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (FbLDL)

441 As long as the shelf isn't holding a much cherished pic of his time on Pedo Island.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (jUVms)

442 you can't use "fraught" with any positive or neutral "load," even though you should be able to.

You can't be fraught with joy. Though, you know, you should be able to be.

Because it's basically a non-word that is only used in one stock phrase -- "fraught with danger."

Or "emotionally fraught."

Okay, a couple of stock phrases.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (PbpT7)

443 409
2025:

The Democrats' newest top issue is forced dating: forcing straight men to date at least one gay man for every woman they date.

On which side of the issue does Popehat fall? Pro or con?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM (FbLDL)

Don't forget, people who don't want to have any sex with anyone period being forced to give it up for "fairness".

Posted by: Hikaru at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (sm6Pk)

444 430 I have a hard time as a result reviewing books by people I like.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:09 PM (bcbK


Hey! Mark Andrew Edwards, you suck!

I mean, re-e-e-eally suck!!!!

There you go. Now write me a review.




And that friends, is what you call the old tipsy-doodle.
Posted by: naturalfake at July 10, 2019 03:21 PM (r1/AF)

You have learned well

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (bcbK8)

445 I expect this sort of twitter stupidity from twitter users, but LAWYERS are supposed to have this trained out of them by halfway through their first year.
====
Let me assure you that this is not the case now, and in general was not so much the case when I came out of law school in the early 90's. Your average personal injury lawyer of any age is using full on playbook of progressivism. Projection, polarization, personal attacks, victim speak, emotionalism etc etc.

its blood crazed ferrets all the way down now

won't be long before lawsuits are settled the old fashioned way again.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (akjeo)

446 We can't be Morons and submorons at the same time. Checkmate.


Posted by: Someguy at July 10, 2019 03:18 PM


This does sort of fit: A bunch of Morons, comprising Surface Morons, SubMorons, and Flying Morons. All flying the Jolly Roger, spitting on hands and slitting throats.

Posted by: Bert G at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (tOP4K)

447 Boy Acosta has the disciplined patient of a saint. I would have started throat punching the press five minutes ago.

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (oh2fB)

448 Do they smell of rich mahogany?"

Rich Corinthian leather

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (6qErC)

449 What is HE supposed to say to the victims?
Tell her to as Clinton.

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (NFEMn)

450

another idiot question - trying to get him to apologize to the women

not his job

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (vEIlU)

451 or dipsy-doodle.

Either or.

Posted by: naturalfake at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (r1/AF)

452 Another question...where were the damned parents?


You are assuming good, decent, normal parents.
Unfortunately.


Posted by: Archer at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (gmo/4)

453 Ace's shelves are fraught with leather-bound volumes.

I know this is correct but it sounds totally wrong.

Posted by: ace


Q. "What is the airspeed velocity of a fully-fraught swallow?"

A. "What do you mean? African, or European?"


Yeah, I like "laden" better.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (NoKAc)

454 Every question by a MSM is on the angle how does this hurt President Trump

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (BbGew)

455

Wow ace is right about the homoeroticism in his fambase.
Posted by: Someguy


Fanbase? Did you forget that ace watched Brokeback Mountain with AllahP (and Carol, to be fair)?

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (w+Z9D)

456 Acosta looks like his head was squeezed in the middle.

Posted by: ALH at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (uLuPn)

457 442
you can't use "fraught" with any positive or neutral "load," even though you should be able to.



You can't be fraught with joy. Though, you know, you should be able to be.



Because it's basically a non-word that is only used in one stock phrase -- "fraught with danger."



Or "emotionally fraught."



Okay, a couple of stock phrases.





Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (PbpT7)


If you use it too much, it's called fraughttage.

Posted by: Acoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (CPk08)

458 Which is why I was posting as "Mossad out front should have told you" - yesterday.

Points awarded.

Posted by: Roland THTG at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (88+cf)

459 It's time for a little:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qPnTyrvAv0

Posted by: Braenyard at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (3XdZI)

460 it just occurred to me that "charged," as in "emotionally charged," almost certainly refers to being loaded with something, and not to electrical charge.

Charge being, I'm pretty sure, a variant of cargo.

And cargo being the burden you carry.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (PbpT7)

461 Acosta answers are completely cogent and the reasons this case was decided the way it was are sound. It would be a mistake to dump him.

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (oh2fB)

462 There's a fantasy book trilogy where the lawyers settle court cases with rapiers.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (bcbK8)

463 >>>Wow ace is right about the homoeroticism in his fambase.


garrett's here?

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (PbpT7)

464 This does sort of fit: A bunch of Morons, comprising
Surface Morons, SubMorons, and Flying Morons. All flying the Jolly
Roger, spitting on hands and slitting throats.
Posted by: Bert G at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (tOP4K)
What about SPACE MORONS???

Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (wtvvX)

465 460 it just occurred to me that "charged," as in "emotionally charged," almost certainly refers to being loaded with something, and not to electrical charge.

Charge being, I'm pretty sure, a variant of cargo.

And cargo being the burden you carry.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (PbpT7)

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I'm beginning to get an odd Ann Althouse feel about this place...

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (FbLDL)

466 Boy Acosta has the disciplined patient of a saint. I would have started throat punching the press five minutes ago.
Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (oh2fB)

Put him in a toga or robes and he LOOKS like a saint, the kind you see on statues....

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (NFEMn)

467 >421
Just spotted a big fat groundhog in my yard, ducked under the deck when I went out.

Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (BbGew)


I'll fix his little red wagon.

Posted by: DeBlasio at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (sjdRT)

468 If I recall correctly, Epstein helped the Satanic Clintons set up their Global Initiative.

I believe the truth is that Epstein was working for/with the Clintons to collect blackmail material on others. But like all psychopathic pedophiles, he kept some blackmail material on his masters as well, to protect himself.
Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (NoKAc)

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This honestly wouldn't surprise me.

Of course, little would surprise me other than, "Oopsie! Epstein is 100% innocent!"
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Epstein is on record in an interview stating that he came up with the idea for CGI and gave it to Bill Clinton and Doug Band.

Which if that was Donald Trump instead of Clinton you'd be seeing that quote for the 20,000 time already.

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (akjeo)

469

another idiot question - trying to get him to apologize to the women

not his job
Posted by: artisanal 'ette


Bullshit. Acosta absolutely does need to apologize to them. He got his plea deal through because he failed to inform the victims about the sentencing hearing as required by federal law. Acosta shut them out on purpose so the judge would approve the deal.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (w+Z9D)

470 Because it's basically a non-word that is only used in one stock phrase -- "fraught with danger."

Or "emotionally fraught."

Okay, a couple of stock phrases.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (PbpT7)


"Fraught Pellifodine"

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (bOCwl)

471 Or "emotionally fraught."



Okay, a couple of stock phrases.





Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (PbpT7)

If you use it too much, it's called fraughttage.
Posted by: Acoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (CPk0

That explains the Brokeback Mountain viewing party

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (bcbK8)

472 I'm beginning to get an odd Ann Althouse feel about this place.."

Insults now?

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (6qErC)

473 457 If you use it too much, it's called fraughttage.
Posted by: Acoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (CPk0

437 Wow ace is right about the homoeroticism in his fambase.
Posted by: Someguy at July 10, 2019 03:22 PM (p997d)

Posted by: Hikaru at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (sm6Pk)

474 Ken White is a joke. Quite literally. When I see a tweet (storm) from him, I just read it for laughs. IANAL, and I can tell his bullshit would never hold water IRL.

Anyone who retains that yokel as an attorney should go ahead and file suit against him for negligence on the same day, just to get it over with.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (5aX2M)

475 >You can't be fraught with joy.

So you're saying one ought naught be fraught with joy?

Posted by: all doubt removed at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (S2eH9)

476 Ace's shelves are fraught with leather-bound volumes.


I take that to mean the potential to collapse as a result.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (B1ik8)

477 >garrett's here?

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (PbpT7)


LMAO

Posted by: Muad'dib at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (sjdRT)

478 472 I'm beginning to get an odd Ann Althouse feel about this place.."

Insults now?
Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (6qErC)

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Half of the woman's blog is her talking about phrases she read in some random article that she does a deep dive into the history of.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (FbLDL)

479

run the clock to get Shep off the air

Posted by: artisanal 'ette at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (vEIlU)

480 garrett's here?

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (PbpT7)

rekt

Posted by: joe, living dangerously at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (KUaJL)

481 What about SPACE MORONS???
Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM (wtvvX)

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Heh, reminds me of that meme where the reporter is asking the hick (like me) why we should have a Space Force and he answered, "Space Isis?"

Gets me every time.

Posted by: Seems Legit at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (jUVms)

482 "Now I'm just a simple Hyperchicken lawyer..."

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (bcbK8)

483 I am fraught with throat-punchiness At some of the ignorant comments in this thread.

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (oh2fB)

484 you can't use "fraught" with any positive or neutral "load," even though you should be able to.

Fraught is one of those very curious words like wrought. They sound like they should be past participles. OK, what hath God wrought is past for what did he wreak, but you don't wreak iron.

And it bothers me because there's a straight line through (durch) almost all of our silent "gh" words -- night (Nacht), eight (acht), freight (Fracht), slaughter (Schlacht) -- and German, but I can't come up with anything for fraught or wrought.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (fuK7c)

485 What about SPACE MORONS???


Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:25 PM


That's comprised of Flying Morons.

Posted by: Bert G at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (tOP4K)

486 405 >>>As opposed to here, where the host is a very good writer whose submoronic fanbase loves him principally for sophomoric insults.


aw thanks pep. that's nice.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:17 PM (PbpT7)

AoS: Come for the deathless prose, stay for the dick jokes.

Posted by: joncelli, because somebody had to at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (RD7QR)

487 So you're saying one ought naught be fraught with joy?"

I fraught the law...

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (6qErC)

488 478 472 I'm beginning to get an odd Ann Althouse feel about this place.."

Insults now?
Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (6qErC)

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Half of the woman's blog is her talking about phrases she read in some random article that she does a deep dive into the history of.
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:27 PM (FbLDL)

Remember when Instapundit would post links to her and to Ace?

Days gone by...

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (bcbK8)

489 If "sought" is the past tense of "seek", then shouldn't "fraught" be the past tense of "freak"?

Posted by: Tex Lovera at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (wtvvX)

490 >>>So you're saying one ought naught be fraught with joy?


I was always taught naught ought be fraught.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (PbpT7)

491 2016-2018: Trump is a Russian spy! He's going to be arrested any day now!

2019-2020: Trump's Secretary of Labor was the US Attorney in Miami 10 years ago and he intervened in a state case against pedophile Democrat Jeffrey Epstein because the Florida prosecutors were going to broom the case and, instead, he made sure Epstein was charged with a felony and did jail time and registered as a sex offender even though the case probably wouldn't have resulted in a conviction if it went to trial because the victims didn't want to testify! Trump is totally done now!

Posted by: Our Corrupt Media at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (4Eo4+)

492 154 Re: the last thread--I think I should point out that I'm equally disinterested in watching Fabulous Gay Football.


Disinterested does not mean uninterested. It means not having a vested stake in a dispute.
Posted by: AoS Pedant at July 10, 2019 02:46 PM (fuK7c)

...

whooops.

Thanks for the correction Bander.

Posted by: TexasDan at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (yL25O)

493 Posted by: Skip at July 10, 2019 03:19 PM (BbGew)
*****
I have one in my yard too, Lives under the neighbors deck, Also have a skunk & at 5 AM it made its Presence or should I say Scent know UGH

Posted by: Deep State is in DEEP SHIT at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (BqBId)

494

Insta still posts lts of links t ace. 1-2 a week at least.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (w+Z9D)

495 Is Fraught the past tense of Fright?

Posted by: ALH at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (uLuPn)

496 I think he might be a boob man

***

Good heavens! A boob man!
Posted by: Thurston Howell III at July 10, 2019 03:11 PM (SzcBF)


Drink Small - Titty Man

https://youtu.be/eMW8Q9e3udM

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (Zz0t1)

497 You ought to be fraught. If not, you're naught.

Posted by: Marcus T at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (oh2fB)

498 Shep's on, TV's now
(grabs remote)

Off

Posted by: JoeF. at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (NFEMn)

499 What about SPACE MORONS???
Posted by: Tex Lovera



I wanna be a Space Time Ranger
I wanna live a life of danger

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (HDCbD)

500 488
Remember when Instapundit would post links to her and to Ace?

Days gone by...
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (bcbK

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He still does.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (FbLDL)

501 There's a fantasy book trilogy where the lawyers settle court cases with rapiers.
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Go you a better one.

The Count to the Eschaton Sequence is a six-novel series written by John C. Wright. It has elements of both space opera and hard science fiction, touching on themes of transhumanism, eternity, immortality, fidelity, and honor. The story stretches from Texas, Earth in the near future to the end of space and time.

Turns out a duel between two main parties lasts hundreds of thousands of years, if you can imagine that ... wonder what that's a meta for . . .

Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (BdeAL)

502 it just occurred to me that "charged," as in "emotionally charged," almost certainly refers to being loaded with something, and not to electrical charge.

Charge being, I'm pretty sure, a variant of cargo.

And cargo being the burden you carry.

Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (PbpT7)


PEREGRUZKA!!




... okay ... okay ... that's "(over)load(ed)", not "charge" .. but same thing, really.




BTW, "charge" in electricity means "load" or ... "cargo", as it were.

Posted by: ThePrimordialOrderedPair at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (bOCwl)

503 shouldn't "fraught" be the past tense of "freak"?"

"I got my fraught on"?

Posted by: Anon a mouse at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (6qErC)

504 Nood movie review

Posted by: rickb223 at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (HDCbD)

505 501 There's a fantasy book trilogy where the lawyers settle court cases with rapiers.
-----
Go you a better one.

The Count to the Eschaton Sequence is a six-novel series written by John C. Wright. It has elements of both space opera and hard science fiction, touching on themes of transhumanism, eternity, immortality, fidelity, and honor. The story stretches from Texas, Earth in the near future to the end of space and time.

Turns out a duel between two main parties lasts hundreds of thousands of years, if you can imagine that ... wonder what that's a meta for . . .
Posted by: simplemind at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (BdeAL)

John Wright is a damn fine writer. I know the series you're talking about but haven't dipped my toe into that series yet.

Sigh.

My 'to be read' pile is way, way too long.

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (bcbK8)

506 touching on themes of transhumanism
----------That should be trendy these days...

Posted by: G at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (5NMZN)

507 I'd pick a simple, backwoods hyperchicken for an attorney before Ken White.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (5aX2M)

508 Fraught is one of those very curious words like
wrought. They sound like they should be past participles. OK, what
hath God wrought is past for what did he wreak, but you don't wreak
iron.


And it bothers me because there's a straight line through (durch)
almost all of our silent "gh" words -- night (Nacht), eight (acht),
freight (Fracht), slaughter (Schlacht) -- and German, but I can't come
up with anything for fraught or wrought.

Posted by: Bandersnatch at July 10, 2019 03:28 PM (fuK7c)

hm? I always thought it was freaks that got all fraught.

Posted by: Acoholic Asshole Shut In at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (CPk08)

509 505 John Wright is a damn fine writer. I know the series you're talking about but haven't dipped my toe into that series yet.

Sigh.

My 'to be read' pile is way, way too long.
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Angry, Radical, Anti-Liberal, and Dangerous Lion: buy ammo at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (bcbK

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Gotcha! Piles are high, not long!

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, Read some Movie Thoughts and Buy Crystal Embers Today! at July 10, 2019 03:31 PM (FbLDL)

510

Posted by: Our Corrupt Media

Oh, hi Alex (or Alex's PR agency)!

Those girls wanted to testify, and it would have torpedoed the deal if they did. Prosecutors are such pussies about their "win" record.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:32 PM (w+Z9D)

511 Some people call me the Space Moron,

Some call me the gangster of love.

Some people walking round calling me Maurice

Cause I speak the pompitus of love.

Posted by: ALH at July 10, 2019 03:32 PM (uLuPn)

512 Acosta looks like his head was squeezed in the middle.

Posted by: ALH at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (uLuPn)
......

Seems all these DC rats have some type of physical or mental deformity.

Posted by: wth at July 10, 2019 03:33 PM (v0R5T)

513 His nick is PopeHat. He thinks he's Godly.

He's not. He's an egomaniac that believes his shit doesn't stink, but emanates an order that you REALLY want to smell.

Posted by: Sponge at July 10, 2019 03:33 PM (Zz0t1)

514 Is it just me or did Acosta perform above expectations?

I thought he killed it.....metaphorically speaking, of course.

Posted by: SpectoVia at July 10, 2019 03:33 PM (tVukY)

515

Didn't Pedo Island Mansion burn down a year or so ago?

Posted by: Truth Hurts at July 10, 2019 03:33 PM (p8Tfs)

516 I'm sexually fraught with seed potential.

Posted by: Puddin Head at July 10, 2019 03:34 PM (2LelM)

517 Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:32 PM (w+Z9D)

Did you watch his press conference? Doesn't appear that you did.

Posted by: Can't resist temptation at July 10, 2019 03:35 PM (B1ik8)

518 •What difference at this point does it make?

•Mistakes were made.

Posted by: Axeman at July 10, 2019 03:38 PM (DuZls)

519 Imagine NOT commenting here when you take a dump.

Posted by: counter intel triple agent at July 10, 2019 03:38 PM (13dPG)

520 Yeah, I like "laden" better.

Posted by: Sharkman at July 10, 2019 03:23 PM (NoKAc)

Laden has real meaning unlike 'fraught'. Its from two Latin words. Lad-'to make heavy'. and Den for 'cave'. Lad-den. Make heavy cave.

Now i need to see the ettes tits.

Posted by: Billy Blaze at July 10, 2019 03:39 PM (8lGpb)

521 I've got nuttin'!

Posted by: annie althouse at July 10, 2019 03:39 PM (Dh1wo)

522 519 Imagine NOT commenting here when you take a dump.
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Nothing pleases me more than taking a dump at work. The pleasure of knowing you're getting paid for taking a dump is truly uplifting.

Posted by: Puddin Head at July 10, 2019 03:40 PM (2LelM)

523 Bullshit. Acosta absolutely does need to apologize to them. He got his plea deal through because he failed to inform the victims about the sentencing hearing as required by federal law. Acosta shut them out on purpose so the judge would approve the deal.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (w+Z9D)

Did you listen at all? He specifically addressed this.

Posted by: Tami at July 10, 2019 03:40 PM (cF8AT)

524 Imagine NOT commenting here when you take a dump.
--------
I usually save that for commenting at LGF.

Posted by: zombie LBJ at July 10, 2019 03:42 PM (Dh1wo)

525

Did you listen at all? He specifically addressed this.
Posted by: Tami


While I can read and type, I can't listen, so no. What exactly did he say?

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:44 PM (w+Z9D)

526
Trump's Secretary of Labor was the US Attorney in Miami 10 years ago and he intervened in a state case against pedophile Democrat Jeffrey Epstein because the Florida prosecutors were going to broom the case and, instead, he made sure Epstein was charged with a felony and did jail time and registered as a sex offender even though the case probably wouldn't have resulted in a conviction if it went to trial because the victims didn't want to testify! Trump is totally done now!

Posted by: Our Corrupt Media at July 10, 2019 03:29 PM (4Eo4+)


WE MUST IMPEACH TRUMP TO PUNISH THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION!!!

Posted by: Flawless Male Logic at July 10, 2019 03:46 PM (TAmPV)

527

He's pointing out that the female career prosecutor who handled this worked out an odd concession from Epstein: That any victim who came forward to sue him civilly would have her lawyer paid for by Epstein, and that he would have to plead no contest to the suit, agreeing to pay restitution. That career prosecutor did not want to notify potential victims, because Epstein could use knowledge of this deal to say, if they had to go to trial, "The DOJ is basically recruiting witnesses against me via this I-must-pay-restitution agreement. These 'victims' are just coming forward due to the smell of money in the air." So they decided to not notify victims until after Epstein agreed to plead guilty.

Oh, I see now. That's utter horseshit. The "paid for by Epstein" garbage fails to note how the "deal" was limited in value and meant the lawyer inherently had a conflict in the case. There's a reason lawyers do this kind of work on contingency. That "deal" was more of Epstein trying to control his victoims, nothing more.

Garbage, top to bottom.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:47 PM (w+Z9D)

528 Remember when Instapundit would post links to her and to Ace?

Days gone by...
Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards

He's linked AC within the last month, I believe.

Althouse, I'm not sure. Watching her bitch about Obama, and then how she kept voting for him is a bit wearing.

Posted by: Mr. Helpful at July 10, 2019 03:50 PM (Z04f8)

529

And failing to notify the victims is a violation of federal law, period. So Acosta is saying that this prosecutor knowingly violated federal statute protecting crime victims to secure this deal. A criminal and ethical offense.

Classy.

Posted by: imp at July 10, 2019 03:50 PM (w+Z9D)

530 "Times have changed, and coverage of this case has certainly changed since that article..."

This guy's a baller. HE KNOWS. If you still say he needs to be fired, it's because you didn't listen to the conference, or because you're cucking for pedos, which is un fucking forgivable.

Now I do want to read the affadavit from the career prosecutor that he talked about.

Posted by: trev006 at July 10, 2019 03:51 PM (LR3Y8)

531 Get back to me when this guy enables Epstein, or keeps bullshit handwritten notes, or uses political opp dreck as evidence for obtaining warrants.

Posted by: Mr. Helpful at July 10, 2019 03:52 PM (Z04f8)

532 Anyone who retains that yokel as an attorney should go ahead and file suit against him for negligence on the same day, just to get it over with.

Posted by: Yudhishthira's Dice at July 10, 2019 03:26 PM (5aX2M)

That's beautiful, man. Kenny boy has huge issues, and could probably be cracked in a courtroom if he faces enough pressure.

Posted by: trev006 at July 10, 2019 03:53 PM (LR3Y8)

533 I got a 3 star review on Goodreads on one of my books, they later, like a year or two later changed it to 2 stars. For... reasons, I guess.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at July 10, 2019 04:08 PM (39g3+)

534 Althouse, I'm not sure. Watching her bitch about Obama, and then how she kept voting for him is a bit wearing.

AoS links still show up on Insty.

Haven't seen an Althouse link lately, her writing is often rational but...Godalmighty, Stockholm Syndrome on the political.

Posted by: JEM at July 10, 2019 04:10 PM (8erNz)

535 One of the Power Line guys noted a while back that Acosta has wanted to be a federal district judge.

This plea was negotiated in late 2007 and the first half of 2008, when it was still likely Hillary would get the nomination, and probably win an election against a GOP nominee in a country with Bush fatigue.

So taking care of a Friend of Bill (and Bubba himself) would have been rewarded with a judgeship by a grateful President Hillary.

Posted by: Wethal at July 10, 2019 04:11 PM (3RspO)

536 482 "Now I'm just a simple Hyperchicken lawyer..."

Stop hyperfucking me.

Posted by: The Hyperchicken at July 10, 2019 04:12 PM (8erNz)

537 So taking care of a Friend of Bill (and Bubba himself) would have been rewarded with a judgeship by a grateful President Hillary. 

Posted by: Wethal at July 10, 2019 04:11 PM (3RspO)

I'm actually a bit floored by Acosta's point that a guilty plea and any jail time was better than nothing. Considering how the Weinstein and Spacey trial are going, I can't say I'm surprised anymore. Anything short of "charges dropped, saul good, maaaan" is better than what was at the state level, and won't exactly win brownie points with the Clintons.

Posted by: trev006 at July 10, 2019 04:21 PM (LR3Y8)

538 Charge being, I'm pretty sure, a variant of cargo.

And cargo being the burden you carry.
Posted by: ace at July 10, 2019 03:24 PM (PbpT7)

A charge is also the powder in a gun, so a loaded gun is charged.

Posted by: Oldcat at July 10, 2019 04:39 PM (FTPn0)

539 Acosta 'was told'

Who? Who told Acosta that? He can't pawn off the responsibility for that evil plea deal onto the passive tense, if he wants out of his responsibility, he has to put a bigger name on the hook.

Posted by: Rather Not at July 10, 2019 04:59 PM (oPogG)

540 Question from the audience - who was Acosta working for when these deals were made? Obama. And who in the Obama administration might have an interest in shutting this up and shutting it down? For example, a future presidential candidate who's husband was all over this shit?

When the press doesn't hold democrats accountable, it bits them in the ass.

I find it funny that trump hires an Obama guy, and when this comes up, it is trump's fault.

Posted by: Inspector Kemp at July 10, 2019 05:02 PM (VPvxh)

541 Well a billion here, a billion there, and hey Epstein gets the same justice as everyone else, right?

Posted by: I am not corey Booker at July 10, 2019 11:44 PM (nRj4F)

542 Fish nood.

Posted by: Flyguy at July 13, 2019 07:36 PM (v30M8)

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