Alex Berenson: The White House Specifically Demanded That Twitter Ban Me.
And Then Twitter Did.

National Review and the various on-the-take Conservative, Inc. undisclosed Google and FaceBook lobbyists will ignore this.

Biden Administration officials asked Twitter to ban me because of my tweets questioning the Covid vaccines, even as company employees believed I had followed Twitter's rules, internal Twitter communications reveal.

In a White House meeting in April 2021, four months before Twitter suspended my account, the company faced "one really tough question about why Alex Berenson hasn't been kicked off from the platform," a Twitter employee wrote.

The employee recounted the meeting discussion afterwards on Twitter's internal Slack messaging system. The message, and others, make clear that top federal officials targeted me specifically, potentially violating my basic First Amendment right to free speech.

The First Amendment does not apply to private companies like Twitter. But if the companies are acting on behalf of the federal government they can become "state actors" that must allow free speech and debate, just as the government does.

Previous efforts to file state action lawsuits against the government and social media companies for working together to ban users have failed. Courts have universally held that people who have been banned have not shown the specific demands from government officials that are necessary to support state action claims.

In my case, though, federal officials appear to have gone far beyond generically encouraging Twitter to support Covid vaccines or discourage "misinformation" (i.e. information that the government does not like).

Instead, top officials targeted me personally.

Andrew Slavitt, senior advisor to President Biden's Covid response team, complained specifically about me, according to a Twitter employee in another Slack conversation discussing the White House meeting.

"They really wanted to know about Alex Berenson," the employee wrote. "Andy Slavitt suggested they had seen data viz [visualization] that had showed he was the epicenter of disinfo that radiated outwards to the persuadable public."

By the way: Andy Slavitt's idea of "disinformation" is the right-wing claim that monkeypox is primarily spread by gay men having gay sex, a "myth" he was recently attempting to pressure people to stop spreading on social media.

andyslavitt.jpg

So you can see, he's a real Science and Health Nut, and does not permit his politics to influence his scientific analyses whatsoever.

So we should definitely have him in charge of our National State-Imposed Censorship Boards.


According to an interview he gave to the Washington Post in June 2021, Slavitt worked directly with the most powerful officials in the federal government, including Ron Klain, President Biden's chief of staff, and Biden himself.

The Slack conversations also show the pressure Twitter employees felt internally to respond to the government's questions about whether the company was doing enough to suppress "misinformation" about Covid and the vaccines. An employee writes that the questions at the meeting were "pointed" but "mercifully, we had answers."

From Twitter's intracompany Slack channel:

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Meanwhile, via Ed Morrisssey at Hot Air (which I can now link more freely, given that BulwarkPundit is leaving), Twitter -- a monopoly in the business of microblogging -- just coincidentally banned another reporter critical of the administration.

I wonder what conversations the White House might have had with Twitter about Paul Sperry? He's had a lot of embarrassing scoops about them.

Twitter continued to crackdown on dissenting political views this week with the permanent suspension of columnist and commentator Paul Sperry. The suspension came down after Sperry allegedly tweeted about the FBI's raid on Mar-a-Lago. Sperry said that Twitter gave "No warning, no explanation, reason given." That is a signature for the company, which has little transparency or ability to challenge such private censorship.

Twitter has a long and documented history of suspending those with dissenting political, social, or scientific views, particularly before major elections. Sperry says that he tweeted the following:


Funny, don't remember the FBI raiding Chappaqua or Whitehaven to find the 33,000 potential classified documents Hillary Clinton deleted. And she was just a former secretary of state, not a former president.

DEVELOPING: Investigators reportedly met back in June w Trump & his lawyers in Mar-a-Lago storage rm to survey docs & things seemed copasetic but then FBI raids weeks later. Speculation on Hill FBI had PERSONAL stake & searching for classified docs related to its #Spygate scandal.

Sperry went on to note that "the current deputy general counsel at Twitter is also the former general counsel at FBI HQ under Comey. His name as you may know is James Baker, and he was the top attorney who reviewed the fraudulent anti-Trump FISA wiretap warrants for probable cause."

Obviously, all of those points can be -- and have been contested -- by others. However, that is the point. Social media should be a place for the exchange of viewpoints as part of our national dialogue on controversies like the Mar-a-Lago raid. Twitter, however, has long dispensed with any pretense of neutrality in limiting such discussion to fit its own corporate agenda.

Its own corporate agenda -- and also the agenda urged on it by a censorship-crazed government.

The undisclosed Google and FaceBook lobbyists scream bloody murder when Josh Hawley proposes adjusting the Community Decency Act to require political neutrality in moderation for monopoly or near-monopoly-sized platforms only, but when their Silicon Daddies are caught repeatedly taking direct orders from a leftwing White House about which conservatives and which dissenters to ban, the "Muh Corporations" Cartel can't be f***ed to say a thing.

All Green Lights from the National Review MuhCorporations Smart Set on this? You guys don't even want to sound a warning horn to your MuhCorporations buds at Google at FaceBook to stop having these private confabs with the government where they receive their orders as censorship deputies? You don't even want to instruct the White House you supposedly oppose to stop imposing censorship through third-party deputy corporations?

Rich Lowry? AEI "Fellow" Ramesh Ponuru?

You're supporters of this? No problem with it? Weird, National Review has previously been against "public-private partnerships" to accomplish what the government is forbidden from doing, and corporate fascism generally. I guess now you've "evolved" on this issue, as you've evolved on so many other issues.

Do you have any idea how this looks when you all collectively pretend you all "didn't see these stories" each and every time they appear?

Do you know what conclusions people are drawing about your integrity?

And not just the editors -- all of the writers who very conspicuously refuse to cross Google and FaceBook, but then wear National Review's legacy like a skinsut and demand respect.

If you want to defend this, then defend this. Earn your Google money.

But stop pretending "We were absent from work the entire year and a half the Biden Administration was openly pressuring the social media companies to deplatform conservative writers and dissenting covid researchers and scientists."

Start writing The Conservative Case for "Public-Private Partnerships" to Create Compassionate Censorship Codes to Safeguard's America's Purity of Thought.

Posted by: Ace at 03:20 PM




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1 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:21 PM (Zz0t1)

2 LOL. Sarah got willowed.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:21 PM (Zz0t1)

3 phew

didn't get the trifecta.

i woulda been accused of hacking first

Posted by: SturmToddler (WhsXQ) at August 12, 2022 03:22 PM (p03vF)

4 mercifully, Ace has content

rich, girthy content

Posted by: Hands at August 12, 2022 03:22 PM (786Ro)

5 It's probably fine.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:22 PM (pm2hp)

6 man, the Chinese invasion can't come soon enough

Posted by: REDACTED at August 12, 2022 03:23 PM (us2H3)

7 Data visualizations on Slack.

I now think I finally get the phrase "Banality of Evil".

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:23 PM (6FeV1)

8 Ace is going to wear his fingers to a nub.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:23 PM (v0R5T)

9 LOL. Sarah got willowed.
Posted by: Sponge
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lol

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:24 PM (Y/mDV)

10 Meanwhile Elon Musk smokes another bowl and cackles to himself

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:24 PM (Ivdso)

11
Where Are All The Fucking "Libertarians??"

I hate these rotten cocksucking frauds the most.

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (dqzYh)

12 The "persuadable public", eh?

What was the thing in the wiki leaks emails that sounded exactly like that? From one of Hillary's lapdogs. It's too long ago.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (pm2hp)

13 The Mar-a-Lago raid is not a "controversy".

It's an "atrocity".

Vocabulary matters.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (6FeV1)

14 Weird, National Review has previously been against "public-private partnerships" to accomplish what the government is forbidden from doing, and corporate fascism generally. I guess now you've "evolved" on this issue, as you've evolved on so many other issues.

These guys are bought and paid for. What's sad is how little it likely took to buy them. You'd think they'd prefer leaving "journalism" to take honest jobs doing something else, rather than being virtual hookers.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (ppBhU)

15 >>>Hot Air (which I can now link more freely, given that BulwarkPundit is leaving)


I'm holding off on giving Hot Air any clicks until I see who they hire to replace him.

Posted by: Mark1971 at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (xPl2J)

16 “Persuadible public.”

Fuck these guys.

Posted by: CrankyProf at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (W39F5)

17 So sue them, if this is true (and it appears to be from the documents) he has a clear case of 1st amendment rights violations by the federal government.

Posted by: Mister Scott (formerly GWS) at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (bVYXr)

18 'BullWarkPundit"

LOL!!!!

Guy was a dick way back in the early days of Hot Air.

Posted by: BigWyo at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (NZbhV)

19 And this is, of course, flatly illegal - not that law matters anymore. The government is *not* permitted to ask a private entity to do what it itself is not permitted to do. The government cannot ban speech and so asking a private entity to ban speech on its behalf is *also* illegal. You're not allowed to just proxy it through Muh Corporations.

Again, not that law matters.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (WWh8n)

20 >>> 13 The Mar-a-Lago raid is not a "controversy".

It's an "atrocity".

Vocabulary matters.
Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (6FeV1)

This.

September 11th, 2001 wasn't a fcking "tragedy".

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (llON8)

21 "Twitter has a long and documented history of suspending those with dissenting political, social, or scientific views, particularly before major elections. Sperry says that he tweeted the following:"

I can't believe it, but I only saw Mr. Smith Goes To Washington for the first time last Saturday evening. In it, Mr. Taylor (the movie's antagonist) ordered all the media within Sen. Smith's state to embargo any news that reported what he was saying in his filibuster. Taylor's side even hired goons to take out the kids that were spreading news of the truth.

The movie is close to 100 years old, and it must have been thought fanciful that it could really happen.

Good times. Good times.

Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (mfcnR)

22 I'd give a shit if I cared about Twitter, but I don't, so I won't.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (v0R5T)

23 Community Decency Act? That's such a quaint and antiquated term

Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (tQL7r)

24 The way these people talk in jargon that they barely comprehend is almost comical

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (Ivdso)

25 If teachers and coaches can suppress your freedom from religion, then the White House can definitely chill your speech by asking platforms to ban you.

They used to argue that if libraries did not permit soft porn it was "government censorship", even if you could get porn from other vendors.

Wish I would have known decades ago that libs never mean anything they say.

Posted by: Emo at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (krQz2)

26 Rich Lowry? AEI "Fellow" Ramesh Ponuru?

You're supporters of this? No problem with it? Weird, National Review has previously been against "public-private partnerships" to accomplish what the government is forbidden from doing, and corporate fascism generally. I guess now you've "evolved" on this issue, as you've evolved on so many other issues.

Do you have any idea how this looks when you all collectively pretend you all "didn't see these stories" each and every time they appear?

++++
It looks like they're solid company men.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (WWh8n)

27
What's interesting to note is the admission of "Data Viz's."

Indeed, these people are true Experts at figuring out who is the "epicenter" of "misinformation" provided to "persuadable people."

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (dqzYh)

28 I'm guessing Andy Slavitt is a gay man who has had many, many sexual partners, even now Why can't people like this be honest? Isn't that one of the great calling cards of being a gay man-complete sexual license?. (and yes, I understand some men who are in monogamous sexual relationships; I know some. They are IMO, not the norm unless they are much older.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (wvo9L)

29 If i'm persuadable, i'm a rube. If i'm not persuadable, i'm an ideologue.


Howzabout Go Fuck Yourselves, and stop trying to "persuade" people about your asinine bullshit in the first place, you Dilbert-fucking simpletons.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (6FeV1)

30 >>> 21 "Twitter has a long and documented history of suspending those with dissenting political, social, or scientific views, particularly before major elections. Sperry says that he tweeted the following:"

I can't believe it, but I only saw Mr. Smith Goes To Washington for the first time last Saturday evening. In it, Mr. Taylor (the movie's antagonist) ordered all the media within Sen. Smith's state to embargo any news that reported what he was saying in his filibuster. Taylor's side even hired goons to take out the kids that were spreading news of the truth.

The movie is close to 100 years old, and it must have been thought fanciful that it could really happen.

Good times. Good times.
Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (mfcnR)

It's not happening and it's a good thing it's happening.

Posted by: Gabriel Over the White House at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (llON8)

31 BullWarkPundit"

LOL!!!!

Guy was a dick way back in the early days of Hot Air.
Posted by: BigWyo at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (NZbhV)
---
WorkOfBullPundit.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (krQz2)

32 4 mercifully, Ace has content

rich, girthy content


Thick, Meaty......

Posted by: BigWyo at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (NZbhV)

33 BullahPundit.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (krQz2)

34 I'm going to repost a comment from a prior thread.

Berenson and his specific claims aside, there is something in the excerpted Slack transcript that is very, very telling.

How was WH?
Overall, pretty good! they had only one really tough question about why Alex Berenson hasn't been kicked off from the platform; otherwise their questions were pointed but fair - and mercifully we had answers.

That's an interesting statement. They "mercifully had answers." That isn't the way someone talks about meeting an outsider unless it's something like a criminal or regulatory investigation. This is the way corporate people talk about having to stand and deliver to the boss on a controversial topic or when he has to defend himself and his department to the higher execs.

That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

Or I'm reading way too much into it. Regardless, the whole thing is clearly rotten to its core.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (WWh8n)

35 "Persuadible public.”

Fuck these guys.
Posted by: CrankyProf at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (W39F5)


I did a double-take on that too. What a horrific notion! People might weigh evidence for themselves!

Posted by: spindrift at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (h5TKJ)

36 If only there was a name for when private companies act in concert with a government to target citizens for unpersoning.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (Bd6X8)

37 Someone should invent a single word for "Public, private partnerships" that promote party political goals by leveraging the power of private business.

Posted by: Fascism at August 12, 2022 03:28 PM (EwTaA)

38 As I've long said, most things that happen, almost everything you are exposed to - comes down to persuasion. All the "news", all the tweets, all the lies. I call it the Mental Mindfuckening.

The fact that talk of "persuasion" and "manipulation" is always on their filthy mouths and blowjob lips when discussing matters in private is just confirmation that my theory is sound.

Once you start looking at everything through the persuasion lens, it all falls very neatly into place. You never look at anything the same again. And you certainly never have to ask "why".

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (pm2hp)

39
Please make mental note of this when your hear Anything from Fake News or social media:

"epicenter"
"misinformation"
"persuadable people"

This is how they do it.

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (dqzYh)

40 BullWarkPundit"

I read that as BullWankPundit.

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (eGTCV)

41 It's amazing to me the hills that leftists are willing to die on, gay orgies, killing babies, and mutilating kids genitals.

These are the things they actually fight for.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (UuD2k)

42 This is how they do it.

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (dqzYh)

Like a room full of parrots, but smellier.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (6FeV1)

43 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.
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That's exactly what's going on, thus the difficulty Musk is having with Twitter.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (Y/mDV)

44 I would go to the Joe Scarborough show if he had a penis.

Posted by: shaved money aficionado at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (OiVR8)

45 What's interesting to note is the admission of "Data Viz's."

Indeed, these people are true Experts at figuring out who is the "epicenter" of "misinformation" provided to "persuadable people."
Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:27 PM (dqzYh)
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They're common, both within the social networks and when run from outside the networks. Charting connections and activity is high-value work if you can process and visualize those data accurately and competently.

It is the same kind of analysis that identifies that Twitter has a hell of a lot bigger bot problem than 5%.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (WWh8n)

46 >>> 41 It's amazing to me the hills that leftists are willing to die on, gay orgies, killing babies, and mutilating kids genitals.

These are the things they actually fight for.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (UuD2k)

Amazing? No, just revealing. As in, who is their daddy.

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (llON8)

47 >>>I'd give a shit if I cared about Twitter, but I don't, so I won't.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (v0R5T)

Yeah, I mean, who cares about the Executive Branch actively and illegally colluding with corporations to trample a Citizen's First Amendment (I mean, it's the first one!)? No big deal. Amiright?

/sarc

Posted by: In Reel Life (yes, dummy, on purpose) at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (QYPq3)

48 Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (WWh8n)
........

Where's the busty bikini brunette that thinks Twitter is a cesspool and social media rots everyone's brain?

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (v0R5T)

49 These are the things they actually fight for.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:29 PM (UuD2k)

Just teeth on a ratchet. They don't actually give a damn about anything other than debauching the morality of others.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (6FeV1)

50 I poo poo the theory that schlong covid is primarily spread thru gay sex.

Posted by: A Slavitt at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (36mDg)

51 Amazing? No, just revealing. As in, who is their daddy.
Posted by: Helena Handbasket
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Yep.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (Y/mDV)

52 1: The myth that sexual activity is
the cause of monkeypox & that
reducing it is a valid strategy for
managing a disease does not, on its
face, make any sense.
If this isn't clear, imagine this being
said about you.

This is an intention mis statement. Nobody says sex causes monkeypox.

Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (hwoGt)

53 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

Or I'm reading way too much into it.


In the absence of any other information, I might give them the benefit of the doubt. Knowing what we know about their behavior over the last 10 years?

GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY!!!

Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (/NCI4)

54 A phrase from the Slack...

"...persuadable public."

All you need to know.

Posted by: Golfman at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (rhXTS)

55 Liars gonna keep on doin' what they do best.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (Xrfse)

56 Twitter does so love science sexually.

Posted by: Bulgaroctonus at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (ID+dV)

57 >>>Guy was a dick way back in the early days of Hot Air.

Posted by: BigWyo at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (NZbhV)

Suck dick? I think you meant "Guy sucked dick..."

Posted by: In Reel Life (yes, dummy, on purpose) at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (QYPq3)

58 It's amazing to me the hills that leftists are willing to die on, gay orgies, killing babies, and mutilating kids genitals.

These are the things they actually fight for.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe

And the GOPe still hasn't found a single one.

Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (MGB5H)

59 The movie is close to 100 years old, and it must have been thought fanciful that it could really happen.

Good times. Good times.
Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:26 PM (mfcnR)


1939, so 83 years.

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM Guy at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (ZSK0i)

60 This is an intention mis statement. Nobody says sex causes monkeypox.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (hwoGt)
++++
That's how I read it, too. It *spreads* Monkeypox quite easily though it doesn't *cause* it. It also isn't the only way to spread it, but it is definitely the best way.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (WWh8n)

61 "The Conservative Case for "Public-Private Partnerships" to Create Compassionate Censorship Codes to Safeguard's America's Purity of Thought."

That sounds fine, but change "conservative" to "desperately seeking funding" for better accuracy.

Posted by: BeckoningChasm at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (p+1gI)

62 "Sure, we'll go against the Wall Street cabal and not only get out salaries slashed to zero, but get all the blackmail on us triggered by our 'journalist' buddies. We'll get right on that."

- Nordlinger/ Kristol/ Shapiro/ Charen/ Frum

Posted by: trev006 at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (W/B1B)

63 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

Which is why Musk couldn't be allowed to buy them. I'm sure there were some back-channel threats regarding environmental permits for his launches (hell, there've already been some public ones).

Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (ZGrMX)

64 That sounds fine, but change "conservative" to "desperately seeking funding" for better accuracy.
Posted by: BeckoningChasm at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (p+1gI)

Those are what we call "synonyms".

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (6FeV1)

65
This is an intention mis statement. Nobody says sex causes monkeypox.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy


Yep. Good pickup.

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (dqzYh)

66 1939, so 83 years.
Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM Guy at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (ZSK0i)

A/K/A arguably the greatest single year in movie history.

Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (mfcnR)

67 Andy Enslaveyou.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (krQz2)

68 Where Are All The Fucking "Libertarians??"

I hate these rotten cocksucking frauds the most.

Posted by: Soothsayer, the #1 most trusted name in news at August 12, 2022 03:25 PM (dqzYh)

taco bell, stoned out of their minds.

they got what they were after, the rest of the libertarian shit is just that, shit. all they wanted was leftist policies with drugs.

Posted by: SturmToddler (WhsXQ) at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (p03vF)

69
Her Majesty was at PetSmart a couple of days ago and said they were unloading a huge amount of Purina bags. I went in this morning and there wasn't any to be found of the variety we get. Went to another about 15 minutes away and they didn’t have any either. Had to buy two 41 pound bags of ProPlan at $86 a bag.

Thanks, Joe! And Secretary GayDad!

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (1Nxff)

70 Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (v0R5T)

LOL. It's comforting to know that every bikini is a conservative even if the busty women who sometimes wear them are not,

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:34 PM (wvo9L)

71 ASlavitt
2. We should be more careful with kids. They should circulate less or will become vectors. Like mosquitos carrying a tropical disease. Of course they can become sick themselves this way.

Posted by: rhennigantx at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (BRHaw)

72 This is why Lizard Cheney says "I'm ashamed in blah".

Its classic emotional manipulation. She didn't wake up today and think of that, I guarandamntee it.

Her statement is prefaced with that to make women and the rest of the "persuadable public" perk up and *feel* they can't associate with a certain thought pattern or they will be castigated and shamed.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (pm2hp)

73 I would go to the Joe Scarborough show if he had a penis was going to drop dead on stage.
Posted by: shaved money aficionado at August 12, 2022 03:30 PM (OiVR

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (v0R5T)

74 I saw somewhere that the FIB'bies and the Biden-Brandonistas will be targeting 'right wing' 'thought leaders'

Ace, have you been targeted in any way?

Posted by: Sphynx at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (P6qMv)

75
Where Are All The Fucking "Libertarians??"

__________

Getting high and trying to pick up underaged girls.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (1Nxff)

76 Where's the busty bikini brunette that thinks Twitter is a cesspool and social media rots everyone's brain?

Off posting hot takes on TikTok.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (Bd6X8)

77 This is an intention mis statement. Nobody says sex causes monkeypox.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy
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They have pre-emptively changed the meaning of what you are about to say.

It is misinformation to dispute that you are saying these things.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (krQz2)

78 A third grader could puncture that asshole's logic. Monkeypox is not caused by sexual activity, monkeypox is *spread* thru sexual activity.

Posted by: mr tmz at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (rJ48h)

79 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions...Or I'm reading way too much into it.
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I don't think you're reading too much into it. That was my impression as well.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (sWM8x)

80 Where's the busty bikini brunette that thinks Twitter is a cesspool and social media rots everyone's brain?

She's doing a live stream on her OnlyFans.

Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (ZGrMX)

81 Slavitt

Make your college kids sleep in the garage over Thanksgiving!

https://tinyurl.com/3chmm7rr

Posted by: rhennigantx at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (BRHaw)

82 Har Har - now NBC is revealing it has received info on the documents that were retrieved from MAL - a "trove" of classified documents, 11 sets! some heavily (whatever that means) classified...some sets were even, TOP SECRET!!!

Wait, so NBC doofus reporters are saying that they got access to Trump's illegal top secret info documents? The ones that the FBI thought were soooo top secret they raided a former President and rifled through his wife's panty drawers? And they now know all about the "heavily classified" documents? Why aren't NBC's offices being raided right by Garland's goon squads?

Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (+Cgut)

83
Monkeypox is not caused by sexual activity, monkeypox is *spread* thru sexual activity.
Posted by: mr tmz at August 12, 2022 03:36 PM (rJ48h)

_______

A particular kind of sexual activity, not of the PIV variety.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (1Nxff)

84 Dear ignorant leftists who don't know what words means.

This is what fascism looks like.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (ZLI7S)

85 I have noticed that the headlines, at least, of Morrissey's articles look more conservative lately. Maybe the fact that Allahpinhead is on the way out has concentrated his mind, so he doesn't want to go further left.

Posted by: Eeyore at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (TgBWG)

86
Her statement is prefaced with that to make women and the rest of the "persuadable public" perk up and *feel* they can't associate with a certain thought pattern or they will be castigated and shamed.
Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:35 PM (pm2hp)



She's not content with just going out. She's going to go out in a big fireball of crashing airplane.


https://youtu.be/x6PCUzHkraw?t=13

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (Zz0t1)

87 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (+Cgut)

I saw Goody Trump with the Documents.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (6FeV1)

88 Alex Berenson thanked Tucker and Laura Ingraham for giving him a platform. He had tears in his eyes because he was so grateful to them. They were instrumental in getting his message out.

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (NpAcC)

89 >>>Where Are All The Fucking "Libertarians??"

Getting high and trying to pick up underaged girls.


There was a Bee story not long ago that was something like "Libertarians! Here's what to do if you meet a girl!".

Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (ZGrMX)

90 63 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

Which is why Musk couldn't be allowed to buy them. I'm sure there were some back-channel threats regarding environmental permits for his launches (hell, there've already been some public ones).
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (ZGrMX)

Ironically, TWTR actually wants Musk to buy them. They want one last payday (54 billion USD; the co is worth half that, right now, at best) before the company goes into the toilet. They think he's a sucker.

Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (mfcnR)

91 This is an intention mis statement. Nobody says sex causes monkeypox.
Posted by: Cat Ass Trophy at August 12, 2022 03:31 PM (hwoGt)
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It's what you call a strawman.

I, for one, stand against all those people saying all human beings should be brutally murdered.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (krQz2)

92 And now you know who decided that Trump would be banned in the run up to the election.

Hint: It wasn't Twitter.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (pm2hp)

93 Which is why Musk couldn't be allowed to buy them. I'm sure there were some back-channel threats regarding environmental permits for his launches (hell, there've already been some public ones).
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:33 PM (ZGrMX)

I figured Twitter was going to be burned down as the investors/ celebs/ woke techies jumped screaming from the ship. Elon's whole thing is not caring: if he makes a legit investment, he expects to recognize some profit.

And yet, for all its ridiculously slow start and the fact I can't access it? Truth Social is a going concern. More than I can say for Parler, even if President Trump really should have gotten Gab.

Posted by: trev006 at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (yJWaZ)

94 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

////

No, you're absolutely right. Their boss is the WH. Because all the social media companies were stood by DARPA.

Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (tQL7r)

95 Speculation abounds as to the possible mole in MAL.

Confirmed: Trump Legal Team Believes FBI Informant Is Ex-Trump White House Staffer Who Relocated To Mar-a-Lago Post Presidency

https://tinyurl.com/3csfe72z

Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (/NCI4)

96 I hate to break the news, but fascistbook, goolag, twatter, and most of the tech firms were funded by the government, and were designed to track people and to shape information.

Selling your data to advertisers is just a perk.

Posted by: Thomas Paine at August 12, 2022 03:39 PM (lTGtQ)

97 They were instrumental in getting his message out.
Posted by: redridinghood

He was a more than regular guest on clay and buck as well.

Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (MGB5H)

98 The Daily Daddario has a co-host today. A very good co-host.

https://tinyurl.com/2p9br8nx

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (LvTSG)

99 87 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?


It's so Top secret that the DOJ and the FIB leaked it to all the "right" media

Posted by: It's me donna at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (bs+z0)

100 Dear ignorant leftists who don't know what words means.

This is what fascism looks like.
Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (ZLI7S)

Yes, they absolutely would have cheered on the Nazis just from peer pressure, never mind anything else! And those motherless fucks keep calling themselves the Resistance! The only thing they resist is a diet plan!

Posted by: trev006 at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (yJWaZ)

101 Hint: It wasn't Twitter.
Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (pm2hp)
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Of course it was twitter. They told us they would when we asked.

Posted by: Biden Junta Press Team at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (WDS6+)

102 @JackPosobiec 41m
Guess who just got a copy of the warrant

Posted by: weft cut-loop at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (IEa8U)

103 88 Alex Berenson thanked Tucker and Laura Ingraham for giving him a platform. He had tears in his eyes because he was so grateful to them. They were instrumental in getting his message out.
Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (NpAcC)

A Moron did post some controversial item about Berenson a while ago. Berenson raised $$ to fight TWTR in court, then ultimately settled with the company. The poster was wondering what happened to the money he raised from the public.

Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (mfcnR)

104 There was a Bee story not long ago that was something like "Libertarians! Here's what to do if you meet a girl!".
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (ZGrMX)


IIRC that was actually written by a girl who is an open libertarian. Which makes it even funnier.

Posted by: Colorado Alex in Exile at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (wmDcS)

105 Not even 24 hours after Garland the Imp stated that the professionalism and integrity of the FBI and DOJ is beyond reproach, it's leakapaloozza.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (UuD2k)

106 Muhnopolies!

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (krQz2)

107 100 Yes, they absolutely would have cheered on the Nazis just from peer pressure, never mind anything else! And those motherless fucks keep calling themselves the Resistance! The only thing they resist is a diet plan!
Posted by: trev006 at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (yJWaZ)

=========

How did normies go along with the Nazis?

Because it felt good to.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (LvTSG)

108 105 Not even 24 hours after Garland the Imp stated that the professionalism and integrity of the FBI and DOJ is beyond reproach, it's leakapaloozza.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (UuD2k)

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Leaking to WaPo is standard procedure.

Leaking to Jim Hoft is treason.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (LvTSG)

109 There is still some hope Elon will buy the Twatters.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (OalnH)

110 There was a Bee story not long ago that was something like "Libertarians! Here's what to do if you meet a girl!".
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (ZGrMX)

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"Shower" was one of the steps, wasn't it?

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (krQz2)

111 "crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1"

Is that how Slack renders emojis, or is it a weird nic, or is it maybe a sneaky piece of CSS that escaped?

Posted by: gp's Electro-Tonic Tension at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (qpX6U)

112 111 "crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1"

Is that how Slack renders emojis, or is it a weird nic, or is it maybe a sneaky piece of CSS that escaped?
Posted by: gp's Electro-Tonic Tension at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (qpX6U)

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Probably the plain text version of the emoji.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:42 PM (LvTSG)

113 This all reminds me a lot of Gamergate, though King Barry's influence wasn't quite as direct (his crew wasn't quite as stoopid as Slow Joe's). Tech, media, and government collude to shape opinion and silence critics, get called on it, clumsily attempt to cover their tracks but people still find records proving that it was being coordinated. The failed purge of a big chunk of Jon Stewart's audience turned out to be a mass red pill event; perhaps history will repeat itself.

Posted by: CppThis at August 12, 2022 03:42 PM (UewuT)

114 They are IMO, not the norm unless they are much older.
==
No, even the old queens are out of control. They have the money to pay for it. Only the poor old ones are sexually continent.

Posted by: The More You Know at August 12, 2022 03:42 PM (NhZdC)

115 @JackPosobiec 41m
Guess who just got a copy of the warrant

Posted by: weft cut-loop at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (IEa8U)
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Hitler??

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (krQz2)

116 Not even 24 hours after Garland the Imp stated that the professionalism and integrity of the FBI and DOJ is beyond reproach, it's leakapaloozza.

Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM


At this point they are just throwing $hit against the wall to see if anything will stick.

Posted by: Mister Scott (formerly GWS) at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (bVYXr)

117 Not even 24 hours after Garland the Imp stated that the professionalism and integrity of the FBI and DOJ is beyond reproach, it's leakapaloozza.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (UuD2k)
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Of course. And it is intentional and it is a good bet that at least 85% - if not 100% - of the leaks are lies. They're going to flood the zone with "sources say" speculation. Some will be contradictory, some will be fanciful, some will be absurd - but all will be covered. Let it stew for a bit, let everyone start infighting and defending their own favorite "sources say" version of events, and let the reality get lost in the noise as the story fades out of the mainstream because everyone's annoyed at the inconsistency and throws up their hands in disgust.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (WWh8n)

118 102 @JackPosobiec 41m
Guess who just got a copy of the warrant



I’ll guess Taylor Swift.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (OalnH)

119 ---
Hitler??
Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (krQz2)



POOTIN!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (Zz0t1)

120 A Moron did post some controversial item about Berenson a while ago. Berenson raised $$ to fight TWTR in court, then ultimately settled with the company. The poster was wondering what happened to the money he raised from the public.
Posted by: Darrell Harris at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (mfcnR)
~~~~~

The case dragged on for a year and a half. I'm sure it cost Berenson a pretty penny.

Posted by: IrishEi at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (3ImbR)

121 I apologize. Andy Slavitt may not be a overly sexuallly active gay man. He's just a wealthy left wing idiot.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (wvo9L)

122 >>A Moron did post some controversial item about Berenson a while ago. Berenson raised $$ to fight TWTR in court, then ultimately settled with the company. The poster was wondering what happened to the money he raised from the public.


Berenson runs hot and cold. He routinely employed a McCarthy-like smear that anybody that had reservations about aiding the Ukraine was a Putin stooge.


Posted by: mr tmz at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (rJ48h)

123 58 It's amazing to me the hills that leftists are willing to die on, gay orgies, killing babies, and mutilating kids genitals.

These are the things they actually fight for.
Posted by: sniffybigtoe

And the GOPe still hasn't found a single one.
Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (MGB5H)
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What do you mean? They will fight to the death for the right of private companies to silence, fire, and refuse to do business with enemies of the regime. That's one.

Posted by: Eeyore at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (TgBWG)

124 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 03:37 PM (+Cgut)

pretty sure it's against the law to read people who aren't cleared into classified documents...

i mean, i'm pretty sure i heard that briefing more than once...

Posted by: SturmToddler (WhsXQ) at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (p03vF)

125 Confirmed: Trump Legal Team Believes FBI Informant Is Ex-Trump White House Staffer Who Relocated To Mar-a-Lago Post Presidency

https://tinyurl.com/3csfe72z
Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (/NCI4)
---------

It better not be that Madison Whatever who testified at Jan 6 hearing.

Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (G0vdT)

126 Of course. And it is intentional and it is a good bet that at least 85% - if not 100% - of the leaks are lies. They're going to flood the zone with "sources say" speculation. Some will be contradictory, some will be fanciful, some will be absurd - but all will be covered. Let it stew for a bit, let everyone start infighting and defending their own favorite "sources say" version of events, and let the reality get lost in the noise as the story fades out of the mainstream because everyone's annoyed at the inconsistency and throws up their hands in disgust.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (WWh8n)

'Stray voltage'. Heh

Posted by: Slick Willie at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (mfcnR)

127 I apologize. Andy Slavitt may not be a overly sexuallly active gay man. He's just a wealthy left wing idiot.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:43 PM (wvo9L)



I fail to see any difference here.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (Zz0t1)

128 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

Posted by: Boswell


////


No. And no.

Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (tQL7r)

129 Going to guess that Slavitt was a lockdown queen.

Just a wild guess.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (KbCG3)

130 Who was "directing" Twitter while Trump was President? Who was getting "data vizzes" about the "persuadable public"?

Was it "the WH"?

Was it "the government"?

I'd say *far* more likely it was the same people who are doing it now... except at that time they would have been known aa the "Biden Campaign". Or the DNC. Or if you will, the "shadow government".

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (pm2hp)

131 the fuck you sue me political strategy

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (PRDNR)

132 Imagine this being said about you.

Is he kidding? For the last three years it was non-stop "said about us" that by breathing in and out we were killing grandma.

Posted by: 29Victor at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (BJKQV)

133 I'm so old I remember when leftists whined constantly about the weaponization of the DOJ under Trump.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (ZLI7S)

134 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

They all think they're The Brain, but they're all Pinky.

Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (/NCI4)

135 "Probably the plain text version of the emoji."

I like that. Removes any possible ambiguity of what the pictorial emoji is supposed to be. Deconstructs its visual text.

Posted by: gp's Electro-Tonic Tension at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (qpX6U)

136 "crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1"

Is that how Slack renders emojis, or is it a weird nic, or is it maybe a sneaky piece of CSS that escaped?
Posted by: gp's Electro-Tonic Tension at August 12, 2022 03:41 PM (qpX6U)
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It's a description of the emoji, which is normal when Slack is accessed via plaintext (or a log, like this one).

The emoji is the "crossed fingers" icon (exactly what it sounds like) and the "skin tone" was "3" which, IIRC, is "generic white guy skin." You see, all of the body-part emojis (thumbs-up, smile, frown, etc.) weren't equitable enough and making a Persons of Color use the default yellow color that all these emoticons used to be was racist, so they added color to them and you can specify the skin tone you want so that you can feel represented with your emoji use.

Solving the world's pressing problems, in other words.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (WWh8n)

137

And the GOPe still hasn't found a single one.
Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:32 PM (MGB5H)

—-

If someone earning $72M a year pays a nickel over 15% capital gains tax the terrorists have won!! No sir, we will never let THAT happen.
- GOP

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (OalnH)

138 Speculation abounds as to the possible mole in MAL.

Gaslighting is 24x7. Get used to it.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (Xrfse)

139 132 Imagine this being said about you.

Is he kidding? For the last three years it was non-stop "said about us" that by breathing in and out we were killing grandma.
Posted by: 29Victor at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (BJKQV)

=========

"If you hug your grandma, you're trying to kill mine."
-On repeat for 2 years

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (LvTSG)

140 This gets dumber and dumber.

Take a look at the "Property Receipt" the Fibbies gave to Trump's people when the Stasi raid was over.

WTF? "Photos" "Handwritten note"...where are the nuclear codes? C'mon Levrenty Garland...

https://tinyurl.com/2mtyjnjt

Posted by: Biden Junta Press Team at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (WLchC)

141 Going to guess that Slavitt was a lockdown queen.

Just a wild guess.
Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer

Well he made his college kid sleep in the garage and said you should too....

Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (MGB5H)

142 sock switcheroo

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (WLchC)

143 It's so Top secret that the DOJ and the FIB leaked it to all the "right" media
Posted by: It's me donna at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (bs+z0)

Its fine for NBC/WSJ 24 year old reporters who hang out at the local Weiner Pup DC lunch wagon everyday to have access to a secret court list of documents supplied to them by the very same DOJ/FBI that wanted them guarded...supposedly "heavily" classified documents.

Buts its a criminal offense for Trump to have access to them...well, okay then.

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (+Cgut)

144 A few hours on "Trump is a security, nuclear arms race madman, risk" and now we're onto "Espionage!!1!"

Posted by: micky at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (3byMq)

145 Oh, and for the FBI/DOJ/IC being so professional like Garland says, they're sure a leaking like a sieve to get out in front of this story.


Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (G0vdT)

146 Dear ignorant leftists who don't know what words means.

This is what fascism looks like.
Posted by: JackStraw


////

You're right, of course. But since this almost the textbook definition -- they'll just change the definition of fascism.

Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (tQL7r)

147 Yeah, this is pretty bad, but we also knew this.

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (diceA)

148 Leftism ( that's Marxists to Communists) are all in a criminal enterprise together

Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (k8B25)

149 I'm so old I remember when leftists whined constantly about the weaponization of the DOJ under Trump.
Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (ZLI7S)

I wish Trump had done 10% of what he was accused of.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (OalnH)

150 That language makes it pretty clear to me that the government is directing Twitter pretty routinely, and expects answers from Twitter about its directions. This is Twitter going to talk to the boss.

Which is precisely against the 1st amendment.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (Ivdso)

151 I just released and upper decker in the ocean - Hello South Carolina!

Posted by: Sponge Brain Shits Pants at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (gmo/4)

152 It better not be that Madison Whatever who testified at Jan 6 hearing.

Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (G0vdT)
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She didn't make it to Mar-a-Lago, but something like this could be the reason she wanted to be hired on there.

Now's the time for all the people who would have been better presidents to blame Trump that he still has moles in his organization.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (krQz2)

153 89 There was a Bee story not long ago that was something like "Libertarians! Here's what to do if you meet a girl!".
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (ZGrMX)


So far on my quest I have not encountered one of those strange and fell beasts, but if I ever do I trust the protection of my +3 Shield Of Rand Quotations!

Posted by: CppThis at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (UewuT)

154 >>> 140 This gets dumber and dumber.

Take a look at the "Property Receipt" the Fibbies gave to Trump's people when the Stasi raid was over.

WTF? "Photos" "Handwritten note"...where are the nuclear codes? C'mon Levrenty Garland...

https://tinyurl.com/2mtyjnjt
Posted by: Biden Junta Press Team at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (WLchC)

Hi, have we met?

Posted by: 302 Forms at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (llON8)

155 "Solving the world's pressing problems, in other words."

If it's good enough for Slack, it's good enough fer me.

Posted by: gp:crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1 at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (qpX6U)

156 I fail to see any difference here.
Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (Zz0t1)

Because not every male left wing lunatic is humping 20 men every night at drug filled rave orgies.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (wvo9L)

157
So far on my quest I have not encountered one of those strange and fell beasts, but if I ever do I trust the protection of my +3 Shield Of Rand Quotations!
Posted by: CppThis at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (UewuT)



I don't smoke weed, so the odds on me running into one is slim.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (Zz0t1)

158 146 You're right, of course. But since this almost the textbook definition -- they'll just change the definition of fascism.
Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (tQL7r)

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"Nu-uh...there are no Jews in ovens. That's fascism."

"Also disagreeing on single payer medical care?"

"Oh, yeah! I forgot about that! That's also fascism!"

"So...the Nazis, who had single payer medical care as part of their party platform, were antifascists?"

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (LvTSG)

159
Because not every male left wing lunatic is humping 20 men every night at drug filled rave orgies.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (wvo9L)



It's 2022. I believe they do. Its up to them to prove they don't.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (Zz0t1)

160 82 Har Har - now NBC is revealing it has received info on the documents that were retrieved from MAL - a "trove" of classified documents, 11 sets! some heavily (whatever that means) classified...some sets were even, TOP SECRET!!!
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All the usual media suspects seem to be on this trope today. They're stating as a matter of fact that classified documents were retrieved, when no one has produced ANY evidence of that.

Posted by: Meade Lux Lewis, Domestic Terrorist at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (sWM8x)

161 Confirmed: Trump Legal Team Believes FBI Informant Is Ex-Trump White House Staffer Who Relocated To Mar-a-Lago Post Presidency

https://tinyurl.com/3csfe72z
Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (/NCI4)
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It better not be that Madison Whatever who testified at Jan 6 hearing.
Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (G0vdT)
********
Good friend of Madison Cornbread (aka Cassidy Hutchinson).... probably.

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (NpAcC)

162 >>> 156 I fail to see any difference here.
Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:44 PM (Zz0t1)

Because not every male left wing lunatic is humping 20 men every night at drug filled rave orgies.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (wvo9L)

She's right, you know.

Posted by: Jeffrey Toobin at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (llON8)

163 Breaking News:
City tells New Yorkers: don't panic about 'splooting' squirrels.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (v0R5T)

164 Dear ignorant leftists who don't know what words means.

Posted by: JackStraw
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Redundant, and quite redundant.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (krQz2)

165 No surprise Sperry got banned. Since the raid the left has been saying that criticizing the FBI is "putting agent's lives at risk." That line is going to be used to censor critics of the FBI the same way it is used to censor criticism of trannies.

Posted by: 29Victor at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (BJKQV)

166 Deconstructs its visual text.
Posted by: gp's Electro-Tonic Tension at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (qpX6U)

:smiling_chocolate_soft_serve:

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (S7OC1)

167 Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and other top Republicans made it clear this week that they are committed to an immediate investigation into the “weaponization” of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI in targeting former President Donald Trump following the recent raid of his Mar-a-Lago home.
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More kabuki theater.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (/hCMk)

168
Looks like the NPCs have gotten their programming patch. Trump flushed documents down the toilet!!1!

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (1Nxff)

169 Take a look at the "Property Receipt" the Fibbies gave to Trump's people when the Stasi raid was over.

WTF? "Photos" "Handwritten note"...where are the nuclear codes? C'mon Levrenty Garland...

https://tinyurl.com/2mtyjnjt
Posted by: Biden Junta Press Team at August 12, 2022 03:46 PM (WLchC)
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We'll that surely clears things up.

Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (G0vdT)

170 It's 2022. I believe they do. Its up to them to prove they don't.
Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (Zz0t1)
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Works for me. Level the accusation without evidence and make them defend it, repeatedly, for years if not decades. It's how they operate.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (WWh8n)

171 It will take years to root out all of the corruption that infiltrated government, education, the military, the media, and corporations. Assuming we take back the House and Senate; if we don't, it will take forever.

Posted by: IanDeal at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (MGjjz)

172 167 Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and other top Republicans made it clear this week that they are committed to an immediate investigation into the “weaponization” of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI in targeting former President Donald Trump following the recent raid of his Mar-a-Lago home.
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More kabuki theater.
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (/hCMk)

=========

Defund the DOJ. Day 1.

They can do it. Just say no to Continuing Resolutions.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (LvTSG)

173 Does anyone at NBC even think when they write this stuff - don't they see what absolute fools they make themselves out to be?

They all think they're The Brain, but they're all Pinky.
Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:45 PM (/NCI4)

you take that back, narf.

that's unfair

Posted by: SturmToddler (WhsXQ) at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (p03vF)

174 Berenson and El Gato Malo are both worth subscribing to on Substack. If Trump is the 2024 nominee I will have to ignore Berenson (he's not a fan), but he's done important work on the Covid stuff.

El Gato Malo is wicked smart and also wicked funny, especially if you like cat memes (I'm not a cat person per se but he does some great memes to illustrate his posts).

Posted by: bluebell at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (aeePL)

175 Well he made his college kid sleep in the garage and said you should too..

I have a detached non heated garage. It might be a little chilly in there when he comes home for TG break.

Andy was that much of a weenie about Covid?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (wvo9L)

176 This sounds impeachable! Ha Ha, I crack myself up. That's not who we are.

Posted by: OrangeEnt at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (7bRMQ)

177 No surprise Sperry got banned. Since the raid the left has been saying that criticizing the FBI is "putting agent's lives at risk."

I hope that irony isn't lost on the "whatever it takes for that brave officer to make it home to his family at night" crowd.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (9SiaC)

178 More kabuki theater.
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (/hCMk)

Commit in one hand and shit in the other, then shake her hand with the one you didn't commit in.

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (S7OC1)

179 There is still some hope Elon will buy the Twatters.

Some still hope that, its true.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (Ivdso)

180 So while nobody was looking here are the e most recent Brandon approval numbers.

45 Ras
42 Politico
42 Fox

Granted still pretty low. But a big improvement of the mid 30s of just a few weeks ago.

The red wave keeps slip sliding away.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (OalnH)

181 :poo_emoji::clown_face::hand_jerking_motion:

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (Zz0t1)

182 I can't wait for President Trump's White House to demand that everyone in the leftist media at any level be banned from Twitter for breaking their rules about hateful comments.

Posted by: Mr Gaga at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (YrT+t)

183 Because not every male left wing lunatic is humping 20 men every night at drug filled rave orgies.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:48 PM (wvo9L)
.........

Just most of them. The rest are humping kids.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (v0R5T)

184 @JackPosobiec 41m
Guess who just got a copy of the warrant
Posted by: weft cut-loop
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Don't leave us hanging, bro

Posted by: Prime Sister at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (tQL7r)

185 Jack Posobiec has also published a copy of the warrant.

It does not include the probable cause sworn statement the DOJ would have used to get the warrant.

Has Trump's staff even seen that affidavit?

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (WLchC)

186
Are 'TPS Report Covers' on the receipt list?

Posted by: Sphynx at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (P6qMv)

187 Informant my ass. You can't have an informant where there is no crime. That would just be a "liar". Or if you will, a "Misinformant".

It's like how they had a "whistle-blower" for shampeachment. He wasn't a whistle-blower. He was just a lying POS.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (pm2hp)

188 45 Ras
42 Politico
42 Fox

Granted still pretty low. But a big improvement of the mid 30s of just a few weeks ago.

I believe no polls

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (wvo9L)

189 :poo_emoji::clown_face::hand_jerking_motion:
Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (Zz0t1)
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Sadly, there is no "sarcastic jerkoff motion" emoji as far as I know. It's definitely a gap in the character set.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (WWh8n)

190 Defund the DOJ. Day 1.

They can do it. Just say no to Continuing Resolutions.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:50 PM (LvTSG)

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That's not who we are.

Posted by: Your GOPe Betters at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (TNyrE)

191 The Warrant.

https://tinyurl.com/2w73snwa

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (WLchC)

192 Andy was that much of a weenie about Covid?
Posted by: FenelonSpoke

'Twas.

Posted by: BruceWayne at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (MGB5H)

193 190 That's not who we are.
Posted by: Your GOPe Betters at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (TNyrE)

=========

"Will no one think of our generational wealth?!"
-The new MAGA congressmen, quickly turned GOPe scum

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (LvTSG)

194 "Sadly, there is no "sarcastic jerkoff motion" emoji as far as I know. It's definitely a gap in the character set."

It's a candidate for Unicode.

Posted by: gp:crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1 at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (qpX6U)

195 The Daily Daddario has a co-host today. A very good co-host.

https://tinyurl.com/2p9br8nx
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:40 PM (LvTSG)

Mmmmmm, glimpse of delicious thighs...

Posted by: Robert at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (h4ya0)

196 Has Trump's staff even seen that affidavit?
Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:51 PM (WLchC)
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I don't think so. I think that is sealed. I hope they are suing to see it, and suing for a lot of other things as well.

Posted by: bluebell at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (aeePL)

197 Looks like the NPCs have gotten their programming patch. Trump flushed documents down the toilet!!1!
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (1Nxff)
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A suspicious lack of documents!

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (krQz2)

198 Has Trump's staff even seen that affidavit?

Until there's a trial I do not believe the police have to even hand that stuff over.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (Ivdso)

199 So, is Slavitt gay, or just homosexual adjacent? He seems to know a lot about Monkeypox transmission. Maybe he's just into transmissions.

Posted by: OrangeEnt at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (7bRMQ)

200 wow so we're going full blown commie now.
Oh ok this IS Burger King.
Me no likey getting backed into a corner.
I drank at Vito's Black and Blue Bar and Grill in Jersey for years. Never sit with you back to the door....

Posted by: Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (kkKmS)

201 It's a candidate for Unicode.
Posted by: gp:crossed_fingers::skin-tone-3:1 at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (qpX6U)
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I dunno. Does the Unicode governing body have a sense of humor?

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (WWh8n)

202 Sadly, there is no "sarcastic jerkoff motion" emoji as far as I know. It's definitely a gap in the character set.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (WWh8n)

A little cartoon picture of me....

Posted by: Warai-otoko at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (S7OC1)

203 I'm pulling for a shark getting Joe in South Carolina. At this point, I think Kamalala is an improvement. At lease it would be comedy gold, Jerry.

Posted by: Archer at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (gmo/4)

204 197 Looks like the NPCs have gotten their programming patch. Trump flushed documents down the toilet!!1!
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (1Nxff)
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A suspicious lack of documents!
Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (krQz2)

Wait, I thought there were a bunch of super secret nuclear docs?

Posted by: Aetius451AD Work Laptop at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (diceA)

205 Sadly, there is no "sarcastic jerkoff motion" emoji as far as I know. It's definitely a gap in the character set.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (WWh8n)
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I would use that directed at all the people who would be better presidents than Trump.

Posted by: Axeman at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (krQz2)

206 least

Posted by: Archer at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (gmo/4)

207 So the Junta is going to use the Espionage in the Tailpipe trick against a President of The United States.


Remember, according to Sally Yate, it was The Meat Puppet who suggested going after Flynn using the Logan Act.


Yep, The Meat Puppet was totally out of the loop on this one.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (oX2px)

208 Has Trump's staff even seen that affidavit?




Lol

Posted by: runner at August 12, 2022 03:54 PM (2igD3)

209 Berenson runs hot and cold. He routinely employed a McCarthy-like smear that anybody that had reservations about aiding the Ukraine was a Putin stooge.

I don't know squat about him, and never will, because I don't care. But I'm perfectly happy to use him as a human crowbar for prying up Twitter's floorboards.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (ppBhU)

210 Funny, I don't see any mention of rifling through Melania's wardrobe on that warrant.

Posted by: bluebell at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (aeePL)

211 Alexandra Daddario and Kate Upton together

https://tinyurl.com/mwew2f8r

The movie was The Layover and apparently it was godawful but they sure look nice

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (Ivdso)

212 >>> 200 wow so we're going full blown commie now.
Oh ok this IS Burger King.
Me no likey getting backed into a corner.
I drank at Vito's Black and Blue Bar and Grill in Jersey for years. Never sit with you back to the door....
Posted by: Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 03:53 PM (kkKmS)

Is this one of those bars where you might have a "now youse can't leave" incident?

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (llON8)

213 affidavit schmaffidavit.

Posted by: Mervyn Garlique at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (v0R5T)

214 406 This is a HIGHLY coordinated movement. This movement is fluid and well ahead of traditional (Christian mindsets)
There are NO rules except confuse and confound. A movement this size has to have back channels to communicate and coordinate.. My hypothesis is it comes from the top Soros, Obama, The Chicago Crew:
tinyurl.com/2b3t9d3v Not to mention College Professors and the Media.
But how are they disseminating the information? Why are they sooo uptight about devulging ANY documents,emails,DO)J,FBI info ??? Just like a magician's trick when you see how they do it . It is a very easy thing for one person with subordinates that have thousands of followers on social media of phone contacts to text,email "marching orders" We are getting out asses kicked by college weirdo wienies that now have control of OUR military..

Posted by: Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (kkKmS)

215 Wait, I thought there were a bunch of super secret nuclear docs?


That was yesterday's lie.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (Bd6X8)

216 210 Funny, I don't see any mention of rifling through Melania's wardrobe on that warrant.
Posted by: bluebell at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (aeePL)

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Her closet was a storage location accessible by Trump and his staff that could store documents.

So, totally fair game.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (LvTSG)

217 "Does the Unicode governing body have a sense of humor?"

Fuck around and find out.

Posted by: Unicode Consortium at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (qpX6U)

218 Holy fuck - even *Elise Stefanik* refers to him as Donald Trump and President Trump in her statement.

Kristi Noem, that conservative stalwart, put "former president" in hers.

It's called a tell. As if anyone even needed one. How embarrassing for us.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (pm2hp)

219 This busty bikini blonde has spent the last few years having her assertion that "fascism really sucks" confirmed over and over and over and over again:
https://is.gd/iEt28j

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (WWh8n)

220
That's not who we are.
Posted by: Your GOPe Betters at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM (TNyrE)

____________

Piss on that noise. Various levels of government were eager to lock the country down for however long it took. No mind was given to the damage that inflicted. I'm willing to shut the Federal government down for however long it takes to have a Constitutional budget process again. And no back pay.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (1Nxff)

221 Funny, I don't see any mention of rifling through Melania's wardrobe on that warrant.

I know almost nothing about the actual facts but what I do know makes me suspect that Trump has a pretty good case of them overstepping the warrant and going after more than they were allowed even by the rubber stamp magistrate.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (Ivdso)

222 This should be a very enlightening moment in DC. Trump has the absolute power to declassify any document he wants. I guess an argument can be made about releasing some but as far as declassifying them that has been settled law for a long time.

Any Republican who doesn't condemn this and demand Garland resign or be impeached is worthless and on the other side.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (ZLI7S)

223 This busty bikini blonde has spent the last few years having her assertion that "fascism really sucks" confirmed over and over and over and over again:
https://is.gd/iEt28j
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (WWh8n)



Mind the gap.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:57 PM (Zz0t1)

224 according to the left, criticism ALWAYS leads to violence. Therefore criticism is now banned.

Posted by: Lemmiwinks at August 12, 2022 03:57 PM (h1jJh)

225 Works for me. Level the accusation without evidence and make them defend it, repeatedly, for years if not decades. It's how they operate.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (WWh8n)

"But President Johnson, he doesn't fuck pigs."
"Well, I wanna hear him announce that he doesn't fuck pigs."

Posted by: Mr Aspirin Factory at August 12, 2022 03:57 PM (W/9Bb)

226 The Warrant.

https://tinyurl.com/2w73snwa

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM


So a fishing expedition. That warrant is garbage and will be tossed out.

Posted by: Mister Scott (formerly GWS) at August 12, 2022 03:57 PM (bVYXr)

227 Because not every male left wing lunatic is humping 20 men every night at drug filled rave orgies.
==

EVERY.

But if you are looking a statistical averages, those who do have close to that number of multiple partners tend to be gay male left wingers. Heterosexuals can't keep up with their pace. And conservatives don't care to. Even the gay ones.

Posted by: The More You Know at August 12, 2022 03:57 PM (+MMTC)

228 Funny, I don't see any mention of rifling through Melania's wardrobe on that warrant.
Posted by: bluebell at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (aeePL)
++++
I wonder if anyone in the press will have poor enough sense to justify it because Sandy Burglar one stuffed documents into his trousers, so we know it can happen and thus searching the clothing was legitimate.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (WWh8n)

229 223 This busty bikini blonde has spent the last few years having her assertion that "fascism really sucks" confirmed over and over and over and over again:
https://is.gd/iEt28j
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (WWh8n)

==========

Her right elbow is slightly too creased.

3/10.

Would not bang.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (LvTSG)

230 The Warrant.

https://tinyurl.com/2w73snwa

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 03:52 PM



Maybe my scriptblocker is messing with me, but that thing seems awfully blank.....

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (Zz0t1)

231 Bill Pitman, Wrecking Crew Guitarist, Dead at 102

Posted by: Mark1971 at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (xPl2J)

232 Mind the gap.

Those are the opposite of birthin' hips

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (Ivdso)

233 I wish Trump had done 10% of what he was accused of.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 03:47 PM (OalnH)

Fuck me there's the Statement of the Day

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (pm2hp)

234 The warrant is so generic and overreaching it could include a box of White House pens.

Posted by: WisRich at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (G0vdT)

235 She needs to free those puppies.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (v0R5T)

236 This busty bikini blonde has spent the last few years having her assertion that "fascism really sucks" confirmed over and over and over and over again:
https://is.gd/iEt28j

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM


Again, your definition of "blonde" and mine are totally different but nice picture.

Posted by: Mister Scott (formerly GWS) at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (bVYXr)

237 So a fishing expedition. That warrant is garbage and will be tossed out.
==
The warrant was signed in Fla. But the Judge is going to be on the DC circuit. If there is a grand Jury, and there may be.

Posted by: tossed out - yeah right at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (+MMTC)

238 Bill Pitman, Wrecking Crew Guitarist, Dead at 102

Posted by: Mark1971 at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (xPl2J)


102? Wow......only 96 years left to catch Keith Richards, too.

Sad.

Posted by: Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (Zz0t1)

239 Nuclear MAGA Poso
@JackPosobiec

The warrant shows the Biden DOJ is investigating Trump for removal or destruction of records, obstruction of an investigation, and violating the Espionage Act

A grand jury has been empaneled in DC

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (NpAcC)

240 Gonna' buy a boat, a barge like boat with solar panels and stuff. Speed boat tied to the side. Call DoorDash and have groceries delivered to the pier.

Watch the city burn from afar.

Posted by: Braenyard says badger your Rep if you want Nuremberg trials at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (xlA0I)

241 Remember they can LOCK YOU DOWN completely because COVID is a communicable disease.

But they won't close down gay bath houses even though that IS where monkeypox is being spread.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (ESjRY)

242 @JackPosobiec

The warrant shows the Biden DOJ is investigating Trump for removal or destruction of records, obstruction of an investigation, and violating the Espionage Act

A grand jury has been empaneled in DC
Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (NpAcC)
++++
Countdown to indictment, I guess.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (WWh8n)

243 239 Nuclear MAGA Poso
@JackPosobiec

The warrant shows the Biden DOJ is investigating Trump for removal or destruction of records, obstruction of an investigation, and violating the Espionage Act

A grand jury has been empaneled in DC
Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (NpAcC)

=========

So...not the emoluments clause, huh?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (LvTSG)

244 This busty bikini blonde has spent the last few years having her assertion that "fascism really sucks" confirmed over and over and over and over again:
https://is.gd/iEt28j
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 03:56 PM (WWh8n)

Id like to do something with her over and over and over again.

Damn, Mannix, you are on *fire* today.

Posted by: Robert at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (5slmI)

245 C'mon, raw dogging other guys is totes normal and liberating. To suggest its not is heresy. We live in religious times. Any moment some gay Greek God will spear you.

Posted by: Puddinhead at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (ifUkZ)

246
Countdown to indictment, I guess.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (WWh8n)

__________

The Walls Are Closing In, Act VI.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (1Nxff)

247 https://tinyurl.com/2w73snwa

Okay - these were boxes that were shipped to Trump by the GSA or some other Gov - note the markings or labels for each which are specific to the shipping manifest you would get from the US Gov - I know - I was a supply officer in the Navy.

They shipped him the documents, he probably has no idea yet what is in them, probably suggested to the NARA he'll be happy to take a look in them and give them anything back they missent not associated with his declassifications - and Garland got too much pressure to wait...its all about clerks and records - the whole fucking thing.

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (+Cgut)

248
A grand jury has been empaneled in DC


So they plan in imprisoning President Trump.

Third world here we are.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (ESjRY)

249 They banned Berenson during Pride Month???

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (pm2hp)

250 Bigger bans were Naomi Wolf, Robert Malone and a whole host of others. YMMV

Posted by: thathalfrican - The One at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (2w3sc)

251 Sorry guys... got distracted by Eva Vlaardingerbroek on someone's video twitter.

Posted by: In Reel Life (yes, dummy, on purpose) at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (QYPq3)

252 Remember they can LOCK YOU DOWN completely because COVID is a communicable disease.

But they won't close down gay bath houses even though that IS where monkeypox is being spread.
==
work that down to bumper sticker size, trademark it and you'll be richer than the "No Fear" guy.

Posted by: Seriously at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (+MMTC)

253 A grand jury has been empaneled in DC
Posted by: redridinghood
___

They're doing everything in their power to imprison him.

And a huge chunk of the population is okay with that.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (/hCMk)

254 Oh, good another modest. conservative bikini doing photo shoots to raise money for her "dowry" before she enters the contemplative religious order.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (wvo9L)

255 Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also it will be in the days of the Son of Man.

Posted by: Hairpin Turn Concrete Truck Collision Take Me Now at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (1Wyoh)

256 Going around catching up on news this afternoon and NewNeo writes Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times while giving a speech in NY

Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (k8B25)

257 Remember the Australian prime minister who took a walk into the ocean and never came back? Why can't Joe do that?

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (eGTCV)

258 248 So they plan in imprisoning President Trump.

Third world here we are.
Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (ESjRY)

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"A records disagreement is perfectly acceptable for imprisoning the former president. Also, going after Hillary Clinton for deleting 30,000 emails after she had been ordered to hand them over would be fascism."
-Mitch McConnell

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (LvTSG)

259 167 Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and other top Republicans made it clear this week that they are committed to an immediate investigation into the “weaponization” of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI in targeting former President Donald Trump following the recent raid of his Mar-a-Lago home.
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More kabuki theater.
Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 03:49 PM (/hCMk)

I'll believe this when I see how much of my donation they're willing to match. Anything less than a 1000% MATCH! shows they're unserious.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (KbCG3)

260 I gotta give a Zoom lecture tonight, and I'm planting some disinformation in there to see if the Chinese pick it up and fall for it. Other than that, I'm winging the rest of the content. If nothing else, it might inspire the creation of a new emoji.

Posted by: gp Declines 2024 Nomination at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (qpX6U)

261 Hearing Allahpundit is leaving HotAir made my day! I might get their VIP pass now.

Posted by: lkreinitz at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (ZFhHe)

262 >>>A grand jury has been empaneled in DC

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM (NpAcC)

See, no election in Nov. War it is.

Posted by: In Reel Life (yes, dummy, on purpose) at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (QYPq3)

263 Dem Rep. Pramila Jayapal reminds us that inflation is just ‘a theoretical word that economists use’

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So it's all in your mind.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (FVME7)

264 I want to see the affidavit.

Let's see the justification the Stasi used to raid the personal home of the leading candidate for President of the United States. Screw the "process"; the American people have the supreme right to know, and the lousy little DOJ rules can go suck pig gravy in a sty.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (5uOtq)

265 So they plan in imprisoning President Trump.

Third world here we are.
Posted by: 18-1
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Yep.

So excuse me if I'm a bit jaded in regards to congressional "investigations" into FBI wrongdoing.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (/hCMk)

266 For the sake of argument, let's just assume that the Demofascists are successful in preventing Trump from running in '24. Can they really believe that a President DeSantis isn't going to go scorched earth on them for this?

The question is really whether their behavior is Trump-specific or applies to any potentially effective conservative? Yes, they want to stay in power, but I can't help wondering if they fear Trump the most because he's seen things, and knows where the bodies are buried.

Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (/NCI4)

267 @242

>>Countdown to indictment, I guess.

Looks like it, or they could just hold it out there indefinitely like a Sword of Damocles.


They pretty much can move at their own pace right now.

There's nothing really to stop them.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (oX2px)

268 A grand jury has been empaneled in DC
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Of course. The case should be heard in Florida. But the DNC controls juries in DC, so. . . .

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (lf83v)

269 Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (LvTSG)

Plus she clearly can’t shop for herself. That bikini top is way too small. She’s practically falling out!

Posted by: thathalfrican - The One at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (2w3sc)

270 Confirmed!!! *hic* Stay safe.

Posted by: Suburban Wine Moms at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (Xrfse)

271 I still say it was just a pissing match between the deep state and President Trump, with them wanting documents and Trump saying to go climb a rope and they went nuts to get the documents.

I mean they had to justify the raid somehow, so they lard it up with ridiculous crap they cannot prove like usual, trying to get a target to make a deal.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (Ivdso)

272 Nothing to see here. Just a bunch of For Profit private industry companies performing as a state actor for the Federal Crime Family. Move. Along. Or we shall audit and kill you.
- #86,431 new hire IRS employee with a gun

Posted by: BifBewalski's Phone at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (MrZQl)

273 269 Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (LvTSG)

Plus she clearly can’t shop for herself. That bikini top is way too small. She’s practically falling out!
Posted by: thathalfrican - The One at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (2w3sc)

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I know...right? Just, ew.

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (LvTSG)

274 The correct response to the FBI raid would be to first sever any relationships with the FBI each red state has. Have any of them done so?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (ESjRY)

275 Also remember that for the FBI "interfering with an investigation" means "failure to go along and help us out"

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (Ivdso)

276 Is this one of those bars where you might have a "now youse can't leave" incident?
Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 03:55 PM (llON

Yeah kind of if a social norm was ignored it could result in a beating. The Now youse cant leave was our home that was ruled by my Sicilian father, heh One Christmas Eve my sisters estranded husband stopped by with his partner they just graduated the police academy. When leavi9ng the strapped on and disregarding my fathers no guns policy. My brothewas a knockout artist and had on in corner with a bloodied face . My father throat punched the husband outside. All while Burl Ives 'Havea Holly Jolly Christmas ' was playing HA good times

Posted by: Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (kkKmS)

277 256 Going around catching up on news this afternoon and NewNeo writes Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times while giving a speech in NY
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Well, he was in NY. What fuck did he expect?

Posted by: Puddinhead at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (ifUkZ)

278 Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also it will be in the days of the Son of Man.
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Amen.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (/hCMk)

279 C'mon, raw dogging other guys is totes normal and liberating. To suggest its not is heresy. We live in religious times. Any moment some gay Greek God will spear you.

Posted by: Puddinhead at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (ifUkZ)

I'm betting on Apollo....

Posted by: OrangeEnt at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (7bRMQ)

280 Posted by: Skip at August 12, 2022 04:02 PM (k8B25)

It wasn't even NYC. It was way upstate NY at a lake where people go to lectures. Somebody knew he was going to be there.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (wvo9L)

281 So the Epstein magistrate signed off on the raid. Trump is really paying the price for not getting to the root of the Epstein organization.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (ESjRY)

282 A grand jury? Nothing moves this fast in Washington.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (pm2hp)

283 The Walls Are Closing In, Act VI.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (1Nxff)
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It has no more legitimacy than the prior versions, but I wasn't being sarcastic. The got the grand jury ready before unsealing it and I suspect they're going to get their indictment and the courts in Washington will make the outcome fairly predictable.

It doesn't matter how illegitimate and weak and stupid it is, it would not surprise me if they're actually going to make their move.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (WWh8n)

284 A grand jury? Nothing moves this fast in Washington.
Posted by: ...
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This has been in the works for more than a minute.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (/hCMk)

285 Bill Pitman, Wrecking Crew Guitarist, Dead at 102
____________________

All that crazy living finally caught up to him and snuffed him out in the prime of his life.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (lf83v)

286 283 It doesn't matter how illegitimate and weak and stupid it is, it would not surprise me if they're actually going to make their move.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (WWh8n)

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Continue to make Trump a martyr while convincing the rest of the country that there really is a two-tiered justice system?

Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (LvTSG)

287 >235 She needs to free those puppies.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM (v0R5T)


That's a cause I could get behind.


Ahem.

Posted by: Muad'dib at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (sjdRT)

288 Will getting stabbed boost your book sales?

Posted by: Puddinhead at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (ifUkZ)

289 The left often goes off on how homosexuality was considered normal in ancient greek society.

Which is true in some cities and times. But it was specifically men with boys which we would now call pedophilia.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (ESjRY)

290 "So they plan in imprisoning President Trump.

Third world here we are.

Posted by: 18-1"


Yep. Listing to the radio propaganda it sounds like like the regime is really going for full tyranny. They are going to arrest Trump before the elections based on nothing and hoping for riots.

Posted by: Ripley at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (MxEKc)

291 This has been in the works for more than a minute.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (/hCMk)

Are you my translator now?

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (pm2hp)

292 Looks like it, or they could just hold it out there indefinitely like a Sword of Damocles.

They pretty much can move at their own pace right now.

There's nothing really to stop them.
Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 12, 2022 04:03 PM (oX2px)
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Nope. I just wonder if they indict before or after November.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (WWh8n)

293 1. The myth that sexual activity is the cause of monkeypox and that reducing it is a valid strategy for managing a disease, does not, on its face, make any sense.

*******

Heh. On its face. Heh heh.

Guess he's not particular about phrasing.

Posted by: Muldoon at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (kXYt5)

294 Another really nice day for the stock market.

Posted by: Hmmm at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (9FBGz)

295 I mean, its not like it would take more than five minutes to get a DC grand jury to indict Trump. All they have to do is swear them in and they'll get a nod.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (Ivdso)

296 Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (ESjRY)


I mean who knew it was THIS deep and bad?

*puts another nickel in the Alex Jones was right jar*

Posted by: thathalfrican - The One at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (2w3sc)

297 EXCLUSIVE!!! COPY OF THE AFFIDAVIT EFFBEEEYE USED TO BREAK INTO TRUMP'S HOME!

https://binged.it/3C3DgJ9

Posted by: runner at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (2igD3)

298 Countdown to indictment, I guess.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:00 PM (WWh8n)
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The Walls Are Closing In, Act VI.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 04:01 PM (1Nxff)


Dunno'. But any Grand Jury out of DC will indict Trump. That is a given.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (9SiaC)

299 Continue to make Trump a martyr while convincing the rest of the country that there really is a two-tiered justice system?
Posted by: TheJamesMadison, navigating the destiny machine with Fritz Lang at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (LvTSG)
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It would be on-brand for them.

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:06 PM (WWh8n)

300 I was reasonably convinced this morning that there weren't going to be charges or an indictment. Guess that's out the window. Wow.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (pm2hp)

301 Speaking of which, if there was an opposition party they wouldn't just be talking about defunding the FBI if they took congress - that would be a given.

They'd be talking about impeaching Biden and everyone involved with this decision.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (ESjRY)

302 By monday, the MSM will convince 60% of the population that Trump is still president and all their troubles are his fault

Posted by: REDACTED at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (us2H3)

303 Sidebar says MSDNC is sponsoring a drag show and "Joe" Scarborough is getting his guitar all tuned up.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (5uOtq)

304 IMO, imprisoning President Trump over this would be a bridge too far and the go signal for CW 2.0.


But what do I know.

Posted by: Archer at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (gmo/4)

305 The myth that sexual activity is the cause of monkeypox and that reducing it is a valid strategy for managing a disease, does not, on its face, make any sense.

I wonder why he thinks this is so transparently obvious? I mean his argument is that you don't even have to think about it, you just look at it and know its nonsensical. Based on what? The idea that homosexuals cannot possibly restrain themselves from wanton promiscuity?

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (Ivdso)

306 They are going to arrest Trump before the elections based on nothing and hoping for riots.

Posted by: Ripley at August 12, 2022 04:05 PM (MxEKc)


And if there are not riots, they'll enjoy how easy it was to take power.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (9SiaC)

307 Joe Scarborough looks like a supercilious meatball.

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (eGTCV)

308 *puts another nickel in the Alex Jones was right jar*

Note he was right on the gay frogs thing too

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (ESjRY)

309
Bill Pitman, Wrecking Crew Guitarist, Dead at 102

Posted by: Mark1971 at August 12, 2022 03:58 PM


another grim milestone for the biden administration

Posted by: AltonJackson at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (ENBF0)

310 Nope. I just wonder if they indict before or after November.

They'll go for before, to try and suppress R turnout.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (Bd6X8)

311 ooks like it, or they could just hold it out there indefinitely like a Sword of Damocles.


They pretty much can move at their own pace right now.

There's nothing really to stop them.
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Except his election.

It does more damage hanging out there (except it doesn't they are stupid. there are no more undecideds) they think. They will announce the indictment in September. They will flak the whole thing for a year. They will say after he wins, that he can't fire Garland, because of the ongoing investigation the president is conflicted. They will use DOJ to hound him again for 4 years. The Desantis people will go nuts now. They should shut up. His turn is after Trump.

Posted by: Seriously at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (+MMTC)

312 So they plan in imprisoning President Trump.

Third world here we are.
Posted by: 18-1

In his book The Spanish Civil War, Stanley Payne concludes that the reason Franco rose was that he decided that it was more dangerous to do nothing than to do something. We may be reaching that point.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (FVME7)

313 Odds that Ace is putting lighter fluid on the skulls right now: 3:1.

Posted by: gp Declines 2024 Nomination at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (qpX6U)

314

Is gratuitous wounding of these people permissible?

Posted by: Connor L. at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (+CGHI)

315 It doesn't matter how illegitimate and weak and stupid it is, it would not surprise me if they're actually going to make their move.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (WWh8n)

I think they are going to arrest the former president of the United States over his de-classification of his own records.

It's insane. But it's all they have at this stage. They can't back track now. Otherwise, in their eyes, everyone will know they made the whole thing up. So, its press forward and use Fed LE as intimidation...

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (+Cgut)

316 It doesn't matter how illegitimate and weak and stupid it is, it would not surprise me if they're actually going to make their move.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (WWh8n)


yeah they will make there move Trump's platform is to dismantle the deep state and find me the man find me the crime and they were never going to quiet into the night the founders foresaw this there's only one right enshrined in that bill that can't be removed with the stroke of a pen

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (PRDNR)

317 I was reasonably convinced this morning that there weren't going to be charges or an indictment.

I don't think he will be. I don't think One Time has a case, here.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (Ivdso)

318 Wow- the blowback from Congressional leaders against the Biden Junta and Garland, specifically, over the Stasi raid is mind blowing. A crazed mob. So mad. Especially the Republican leadership.. Wow, tone it down guys.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (5uOtq)

319 Joe Scarborough looks like a supercilious meatball.
Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:08 PM (eGTCV)
........

Thinks he's Buddy Holly or something.

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (v0R5T)

320 >314

Is gratuitous wounding of these people permissible?

Posted by: Connor L. at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (+CGHI)


Like in the heart with monotonous languor?

Posted by: Muad'dib at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (sjdRT)

321 Joe Scarborough looks like a supercilious meatball.
Posted by: NLurker

Butthead of Beaver and Butthead.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (FVME7)

322 >>> 304 IMO, imprisoning President Trump over this would be a bridge too far and the go signal for CW 2.0.


But what do I know.

Posted by: Archer at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (gmo/4)

Never works that way.

Maybe it *should* be a trigger, but there needs to be a lot more hunger (and the psychos are pushing that). When something finally breaks everyone will say "over THAT?!"

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (llON8)

323 even our beloved Fox is biting down hard on this BS

economy, no

Brandon, no

Hunter, no

31 trillion in debt, no

Posted by: REDACTED at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (us2H3)

324 S&P500 is up 12% in the past month and almost 20% from the 2022 low.

The crash is long behind us. The recession is turning into kinda meh. And gas is under $4 again.

Biden is a lucky muthafucka.

Posted by: Joe Xiden at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (OalnH)

325 Arrest Trump.
Increase Dem turnout.
Decrease Rep turnout.

That's their math.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (/hCMk)

326 If the Gop was real. If they get majorities in both houses they should impeach garland and defund FBI and kick the shit out of the DOJ until the leftists leave for greener pastures.

Posted by: Seriously at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (RwoH4)

327 500 quatloos says the Rushdie attacker:

1. Is known to law enforcement.

2. Is an illegal alien who stopped at the Southern Border and released by DHS.

3. Is not a White Supremist.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (lf83v)

328 Google (or whatever you're comfortable using, LOL), for example:

Google contracts with the federal government
Facebook contracts with the federal government
Twitter and government contracts

Also, there's an interesting Vice article from 9/9/21 - Big Tech has made Billions off the 20-year War on Terror

Lastly, who do you think might take many of the direct hire jobs for the IRS and other federal agencies? If the tech companies are "hitting the brakes" on hiring and/or laying off, there's a very good chance... (And for many of those jobs, they won't have to be armed, etc. with more than credentials and gov laptop & phone.)

Posted by: Lola at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (NIYa7)

329 And if there are not riots, they'll enjoy how easy it was to take power.

They already saw that in November 2020

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (Ivdso)

330 Wow- the blowback from Congressional leaders against the Biden Junta and Garland, specifically, over the Stasi raid is mind blowing.

Need any more evidence that the current GOP Leadership wants Trump gone just as badly as the DNC ?

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (9SiaC)

331 >>>IMO, imprisoning President Trump over this would be a bridge too far and the go signal for CW 2.0.


But what do I know.

Posted by: Archer at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (gmo/4)

Um yeah, that is the intention. Is it really not obvious to everyone else?

Posted by: In Reel Life (yes, dummy, on purpose) at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (QYPq3)

332 They grabbed boxes of declassified stuff, and went through Melania's wardrobe ( whichbwa the main purpose of effbeeeyyyy "visit"). Top men !

Posted by: runner at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (2igD3)

333
In his book The Spanish Civil War, Stanley Payne concludes that the reason Franco rose was that he decided that it was more dangerous to do nothing than to do something


Yes, it is often ignored by leftwing historians - but the leftwing Spanish government decided to take advantage of its close fought election victory by murdering and imprisoning opposition figures.

If the "Republican Spain" weren't led by a bunch of murderous commies there would have been no civil war.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (ESjRY)

334 Is gratuitous wounding of these people permissible?
Posted by: Connor L.
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#teamheadsonpikes

Posted by: Linn Ridge at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (CloRl)

335 I don't think he will be. I don't think One Time has a case, here.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:09 PM (Ivdso)

I don't know why you have confidence in this. these document disputes seem to come down to a matter of opinion and that's why it's a routine with all outgoing executives. at the same time its felony level stuff. this is the perfect pretext. documents about nUkeS!

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (PRDNR)

336 Biden is a lucky muthafucka.
Posted by: Joe Xiden
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When you have every single institution at your beck and call, that's not luck.

It's tyranny.

Posted by: SMH at what's coming at August 12, 2022 04:11 PM (/hCMk)

337 National Review was trash long before Trump. It just took Trump and their reaction to him to rip the mask off "the flagship of conservativism." National Review's conservativism is just corporate libertarianism coupled with lip service to social conservativism and fealty to the military industrial complex. They were publishing article after article how we were winning the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq even as those situations got worse and worse. They have spilled barrels of ink over issues almost no one has heard of such as the carried interest deduction, double taxation of dividends, and how jobs would come back if we just eliminated the corporate tax rate. They will defend to the death a bank's right to charge you fees for paying off a loan early while publishing Andy McCarthy writing how the Mar a Lago raid was legal.

Posted by: Eric at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (IaKR4)

338 The crash is long behind us. The recession is turning into kinda meh. And gas is under $4 again.
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What color is the sky in your world?

Posted by: really? at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (RwoH4)

339 Nuclear MAGA Poso
@JackPosobiec

The warrant shows the Biden DOJ is investigating Trump for removal or destruction of records, obstruction of an investigation, and violating the Espionage Act

A grand jury has been empaneled in DC

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 03:59 PM


If true they have mad Trump the hands down presidential election winner in 2024. blue states can keep him off the ballot all they want he wasn't going to win them anyways.

Posted by: Mister Scott (formerly GWS) at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (bVYXr)

340 Is there anything the Biden administration could do that would cause a neverTrumper to raise an eyebrow?

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (eGTCV)

341 3. Is not a White Supremist.

Pretty sure he is one of those Muslim Arab multi-racial white supremacist types.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (ESjRY)

342 I was reasonably convinced this morning that there weren't going to be charges or an indictment. Guess that's out the window. Wow.
Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (pm2hp)


I actually got a very bad feeling about all this yesterday.

Posted by: Jordan61 at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (DgWEj)

343 Need any more evidence that the current GOP Leadership wants Trump gone just as badly as the DNC ?

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (9SiaC)

It's us they want gone.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (pm2hp)

344 That's because the layoffs are happening now. They didn't celebrate the uptick in unemployment claims or the increase in food costs.

Posted by: Notsothoreau at August 12, 2022 04:12 PM (9WSy4)

345 And gas is under $4 again.

Not in this town.

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (Bd6X8)

346 Yes, it is often ignored by leftwing historians - but the leftwing Spanish government decided to take advantage of its close fought election victory by murdering and imprisoning opposition figures.

I've said many times, you put me in the middle of 1930s Spain ? I'd have to back Franco.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (9SiaC)

347
The idea that homosexuals cannot possibly restrain themselves from wanton promiscuity?
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:07 PM (Ivdso)

_________

They couldn't restrain themselves when the disease spread by their wanton promiscuity could kill them horribly.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (1Nxff)

348 It's us they want gone.

What was Kevin Williamson's advice? FOAD Heritage America or something to that effect?

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (ESjRY)

349 I don't know why you have confidence in this. these document disputes seem to come down to a matter of opinion

I covered it above, but in summary: president can declassify whatever he wants, ex presidents have enormous classified clearance, and to put a cherry on top, look at how the FBI took 3 days of panicking and blame shifting when they got home: someone screwed the pooch and now they are in CYA mode.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (Ivdso)

350 next step will be inditing sitting congress people find me the man I'll find you the crime for justice!

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (PRDNR)

351 @311

>>Except his election.

I'm pretty sure they believe indicating him will tie him up and prevent him from effectively running for President, it might not stop him but it will complicate running.

Well, we've been in unchartered waters since 2015, what's a couple more years.

Posted by: Thomas Bender at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (oX2px)

352 NOW: Judge unseals Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant

Posted by: Lola at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (NIYa7)

353 If Trump is imprisoned, I can guarantee that not a single city will burn.

Posted by: The Central Scrutinizer at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (KbCG3)

354 500 quatloos says the Rushdie attacker:

1. Is known to law enforcement.

2. Is an illegal alien who stopped at the Southern Border and released by DHS.

3. Is not a White Supremist.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:10 PM (lf83v)

Haven't read the news about it. He's still under a death sentence from khomeini, isn't he?

Posted by: OrangeEnt at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (7bRMQ)

355 And yet, for all its ridiculously slow start and the fact I can't access it? Truth Social is a going concern. More than I can say for Parler, even if President Trump really should have gotten Gab.

Yeah, Truth's actually pretty active. I've started regularly reading my feed there and enjoying it, which is more than I can say for Parler or Gab.

Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ZGrMX)

356
They couldn't restrain themselves when the disease spread by their wanton promiscuity could kill them horribly.


One study I was looking at found that 41% of those with monkeypox also had AIDS.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ESjRY)

357 I covered it above, but in summary: president can declassify whatever he wants, ex presidents have enormous classified clearance, and to put a cherry on top, look at how the FBI took 3 days of panicking and blame shifting when they got home: someone screwed the pooch and now they are in CYA mode.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:13 PM (Ivdso)

Well I hope you're right. I'll go with that then

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (PRDNR)

358 What color is the sky in your world?

Heh. My thoughts, as well.

Posted by: Notorious BFD at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (Xrfse)

359 >>That's their math.

Seems like pretty bad math.

Posted by: JackStraw at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ZLI7S)

360 281 So the Epstein magistrate signed off on the raid. Trump is really paying the price for not getting to the root of the Epstein organization.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (ESjRY)

Barr said it was a suicide and the fib got hold of all the videos. Amazing how Maxwell is in jail for pimping girls but not one client was prosecuted

Posted by: 7man at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (qwO6y)

361 NOW: Judge unseals Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant

It turns out Biden signed the warrant and it says he wants "some of Melania's hair".

Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ZGrMX)

362 The idea that homosexuals cannot possibly restrain themselves from wanton promiscuity?
___________

We've been told by the liberals that black people cannot possibly restrain themselves from smoking marijuana, which is the social justice reason for legalizing marijuana.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (lf83v)

363 the leftwing Spanish government decided to take advantage of its close fought election victory by murdering and imprisoning opposition figures.
=
Lotta religious were murdered in cold blood. Just because.

Posted by: a word to the wise at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (n+zRT)

364 They couldn't restrain themselves when the disease spread by their wanton promiscuity could kill them horribly.

Yeah but is that really want he wants to argue??

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (Ivdso)

365 It doesn't matter how illegitimate and weak and stupid it is, it would not surprise me if they're actually going to make their move.
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:04 PM (WWh8n)

Sniff Sniff I can always tell a Hillary Clinton OP cause it smells like Walmart

Posted by: Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (kkKmS)

366 Alexandra Daddario and Kate Upton together

https://tinyurl.com/mwew2f8r

The movie was The Layover

--
Heh heh heh. You said "lay".

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (FVME7)

367 Selective prosecution is a due process issue.

I know, quit laughing.

Posted by: Biff Pocoroba at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (es0Dj)

368 Sean Davis
@seanmdav

8m
They're going to try and throw a former president in prison for possessing his own records that were sent to him by his own government.

Every single person involved in this monstrosity--Garland, Wray, Reinhart, EVERYONE--should be removed from office immediately.

Posted by: redridinghood at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (NpAcC)

369 Amazing how Maxwell is in jail for pimping girls but not one client was prosecuted

AND a number of the Epstein clients have been sued in civil court and one, Prince Andrew, admitted to it.

So these would be easy convictions if law enforcement were interested in pursuing the case.

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:15 PM (ESjRY)

370 It turns out Biden signed the warrant and it says he wants "some of Melania's hair".
Posted by: Ian S.
==
Ian, you magnificant moron.

*golf clap*

Posted by: All rise at August 12, 2022 04:16 PM (n+zRT)

371 Haven't read the news about it. He's still under a death sentence from khomeini, isn't he?
______________

Yes. $4 million fatwa to kill him.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:16 PM (lf83v)

372 2 things are quaint

that the people think the left will disarm their smear machine when Trump is gone

and that the GOPe thinks Trump voters will fall in line when the norms (JEB!) are restored

Posted by: REDACTED at August 12, 2022 04:16 PM (us2H3)

373 the leftwing Spanish government decided to take advantage of its close fought election victory by murdering and imprisoning opposition figures.
=
Lotta religious were murdered in cold blood. Just because.

Posted by: a word to the wise

Jane's Rsvenge, is that you?

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:16 PM (FVME7)

374 361 NOW: Judge unseals Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant

It turns out Biden signed the warrant and it says he wants "some of Melania's hair".
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ZGrMX)

He ain't Gimli, and she's not Galadriel...

Posted by: zombie JRR Tolkien at August 12, 2022 04:16 PM (BgMrQ)

375 I covered it above, but in summary:

Chris, do you get how off-base it is to argue black-letter law, when discussing what a lawless regime will or won't do ?

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (9SiaC)

376 1. arrest Trump

2. fake ultra MAGA Riots!

3. postpone elections

Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (v0R5T)

377 If Trump is imprisoned, I can guarantee that not a single city will burn.

That's because the right wing does not go burn their own city down over something they didn't like happening in another state.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (Ivdso)

378 A vote for Jeb is a vote for

More H1Bs
More illegals
More trannies
And MORE CORPORATE TAX CUTS!

Wait...why are you people walking away?

Posted by: Jeb Bush talking to voters at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (ESjRY)

379 NOW: Judge unseals Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant

It turns out Biden signed the warrant and it says he wants "some of Melania's hair".
Posted by: Ian S. at August 12, 2022 04:14 PM (ZGrMX)

Leave the hair take the pantollies

Posted by: Bow Biteme/Commentor What Got a Shirt at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (kkKmS)

380 Please clap.

Posted by: Adirondack Patriot at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (lf83v)

381 Posted by: Jeb Bush talking to voters at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (ESjRY)

decency is on the ballot

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (PRDNR)

382 $4 million fatwa to kill him.
Posted by: Adirondack Patriot

Is that just for Muslims or can anybody apply? Asking for a friend.

Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, I Survived the Mar-A-Lago Raid at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (FVME7)

383 Chris, do you get how off-base it is to argue black-letter law, when discussing what a lawless regime will or won't do ?

I guess we'll see what happens but you'll notice they are trying to at least pretend to follow all the right legal steps.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (Ivdso)

384 The FBI is sniffing the first lady's panties and the current President is about to throw the last in prison for LULZ

NORMS RESTORED!

Posted by: 18-1 at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (ESjRY)

385 >>> 376 1. arrest Trump

2. fake ultra MAGA Riots!

3. postpone fortify elections with Eff.Bee.EYE and how about IRS too, why not, observers at selected locations
Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (v0R5T)

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (llON8)

386

Can I incorporate myself so I can take advantage of these great corporate tax cuts?

Posted by: Connor L. at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (+CGHI)

387 Sidebar: Shopping Cart Motorist

On the one hand, that guy's an idiot. On the other hand, it does look like it would fun until everything goes terribly wrong. Which is got to be pretty quickly, I'd think. The average shopping cart cannot possibly be roadworthy.

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (ppBhU)

388 not joining twitter might be the smartest thing I have done in the last decade.

Posted by: Nearsighted Cyclopes at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (PbwT0)

389 I'm sure this is above somewhere but let me jump in by noting that the narrow search that Garland wanted included "B everything trump signed or saw while in office"

everything. that seems like a big deal. something that would be protected by exec priv and not something ped fed pigs should grab at gunpoint without supervision

Posted by: Doctor sockamster-Doom Speaker-EdD Intersectional Dynamics at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (OuH7W)

390 I guess we'll see what happens but you'll notice they are trying to at least pretend to follow all the right legal steps.

I hear. But even Stalin kinda', sorta' followed a process. It was all bullshit, any arguments to the contrary got ignored, but it was a process all the same.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (9SiaC)

391 Can I incorporate myself so I can take advantage of these great corporate tax cuts

Starting rates are a million...err..sorry with all this inflation two million.

Call me.

Posted by: Hunter Biden, Tag Romney, and Whitey Bulger's nephew at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (ESjRY)

392 Lot of cult members whistling past the graveyard right now.

Posted by: JS Blakeley at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (DgRCb)

393 If every member of the FBI were to be fired would the media be able to provides jobs for them all?

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (eGTCV)

394 Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (v0R5T)
Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (llON


Playing with tags again, are ya?

Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM Guy at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (ZSK0i)

395 >>> 390
==
I hear. But even Stalin kinda', sorta' followed a process. It was all bullshit, any arguments to the contrary got ignored, but it was a process all the same.
Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (9SiaC)

My grandfather had a copy of the USSR constitution (or whatever they called it). It seemed nice.

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (llON8)

396 "do you get how off-base it is to argue black-letter law, when discussing what a lawless regime will or won't do ?"

As a layman, I've given up trying to assess what's 'legal' and what's not. I always end up guessing wrong.

Posted by: gp Declines 2024 Nomination at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (qpX6U)

397 Something tells me that this is *not* what the DoJ wanted to have happen. I suspect that they expected to do the raid and then go quiet. By moving it to a grand jury, they now have to commit. If they fail to get an indictment - or, even worse, withdraw the action - their own base and a bunch of the talking heads (the Party guys, not the State guys) are going to go nuts about the "two-tiered standard of justice" and how "Trump is above the law" and start making loud, persistent demands for massive "reform" to make sure no political enemy is ever permitted to escape.

If they proceed and get their indictment and convict and jail Trump, the opposite crowd is going to be pretty pissed, too. Whether that turns into anything is anyone's guess, but it will breed generational bad blood.

Moving it to a grand jury right now strikes me as insane. There's no possibility of a win/win, even the limp-wristed version of it that amounts to "let sleeping dogs lie."

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (WWh8n)

398 393 If every member of the FBI were to be fired would the media be able to provides jobs for them all?
Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (eGTCV)

they're paying them now, so why not ?

Posted by: REDACTED at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (us2H3)

399 > If Trump is imprisoned, I can guarantee that not a single city will burn.

Is true. Burning a city will make things worse not better. If the federal government (aka deeps state) can imprison anyone we might elect to dismantle it, then the only thing to do is to nullify the federal government. Kari Lake talks the good talk (don't know anything else about her) there need to be others.

Posted by: havel at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (PRDNR)

400 >>> 394 Posted by: wth at August 12, 2022 04:17 PM (v0R5T)
Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (llON

Playing with tags again, are ya?
Posted by: Additional Blond Agent, STEM Guy at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (ZSK0i)

*drops matches*

*whistles nonchalantly*

Posted by: Helena Handbasket at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (llON8)

401 NOOD.

Posted by: gp Declines 2024 Nomination at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (qpX6U)

402 Lot of cult members whistling past the graveyard right now.Posted by: JS Blakeley at August 12, 2022 04:19 PM (DgRCb)

Are you related to Boffo the Clown?

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (wvo9L)

403 I guess we'll see what happens but you'll notice they are trying to at least pretend to follow all the right legal steps.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor
==
Bro, you better sit down. This is gonna be hard to hear.

They are doing that because they know they have the Judge and Jury in their back pock. (DC circuit).

Posted by: game over man, game over at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (0So3B)

404 If every member of the FBI were to be fired would the media be able to provides jobs for them all?

Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (eGTCV)

---------------
If the media can't create enough positions, social media can create the remainder needed.

Posted by: Curly Shuffle at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (TNyrE)

405

393 we'd have to invent an entire new type of media just to accommodate them. Perhaps one tachyon or graviton-based...

Posted by: Connor L. at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (+CGHI)

406 I guess we'll see what happens but you'll notice they are trying to at least pretend to follow all the right legal steps.
Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:18 PM (Ivdso)
++++
They always do. It what lends them their veneer of legitimacy. Elections are useful for the same reason. It isn't arbitrary rule by partisans who are above the law, you see - it's all according to legal process!

Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!) at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (WWh8n)

407 After today I think I'll start referring to the current cheat beneficiary as "The Mad Tyrant."

Posted by: Blanco Basura - moronhorde.com - Email for morons. at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (Bd6X8)

408 If every member of the FBI were to be fired would the media be able to provides jobs for them all?
Posted by: NLurker at August 12, 2022 04:20 PM (eGTCV)

The same Corporate Nazis that are paying for the media are paying for Merrick Himmler's Government Gang of Goons...so, yeah, the checks will still flow...

Posted by: Boswell at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (+Cgut)

409 nood WITCH...not in a fun way

Posted by: Mark Andrew Edwards, Buy ammo, food, water at August 12, 2022 04:22 PM (V6f9+)

410 As a layman, I've given up trying to assess what's 'legal' and what's not. I always end up guessing wrong.

Posted by: gp Declines 2024 Nomination at August 12, 2022 04:21 PM (qpX6U)


See, as a certain fellow of low birth and even lower cunning, I've had great luck figuring out what is or is not legal. It's not that hard.

Ignore the rules as written, and pay attention to who has the power and what they want. What they want is legal. What they don't - is not.

Even on matters of politics, I can guess what will be found legal three out of four times. Ignore the rules, they're a distraction anyway. Watch the power.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:23 PM (9SiaC)

411 They are doing that because they know they have the Judge and Jury in their back pock.

Why would they bother following the rules based on that? If they know they get a conviction and have no problems with anyone stopping them why would they even pretend to follow the rules?

I am not saying that they will follow the rules or even heed the repeated clear judicial rulings on this. Its just that you gave a nonsensical argument.

Posted by: Christopher R Taylor at August 12, 2022 04:23 PM (Ivdso)

412 But even Stalin kinda', sorta' followed a process.

"The worse the society, the more law there will be. In hell there will be nothing but law, and due process will be meticulously observed."

-- Grant Gilmore

Posted by: bear with asymmetrical balls at August 12, 2022 04:25 PM (ppBhU)

413 Why is Murdering Joe on the sidebar? Does this have something to do with monkeypox?

Posted by: Dr. Bone at August 12, 2022 04:25 PM (WHt4f)

414 Where's Allahpundit going? I hope Ace doesn't stop his biweekly ritualistic disembowelment here.

Posted by: Dantes at August 12, 2022 04:26 PM (fVKtH)

415 Why would they bother following the rules based on that? If they know they get a conviction and have no problems with anyone stopping them why would they even pretend to follow the rules?

I am not saying that they will follow the rules or even heed the repeated clear judicial rulings on this. Its just that you gave a nonsensical argument.


No Chris. You're giving an nonsensical reply.

They are going through these motions because a minimum is required to get a country of 400 million people to move in any direction. You don't need a majority, but you need enough people to at least accept it.

We live in a nation of idiots. They can't argue black letter law from black tea from black mold. They need to see a process play out, so that they can shrug and go back to whatever they were doing.

Even Stalin needed that much. You're arguing subtleties. This is not a subtle game being played.

Posted by: Once More With Feeling at August 12, 2022 04:27 PM (9SiaC)

416 They are doing that because they know they have the Judge and Jury in their back pock.

Why would they bother following the rules based on that? If they know they get a conviction and have no problems with anyone stopping them why would they even pretend to follow the rules?
==
Slow down. Breath. Its a game. You follow the rules of the game and it gives the outcome what? Legitimacy. Right. But a game is supposed to have an unfixed outcome. This game is fixed. You get the outcome you want, but you also get the appearance of legitimacy.

You know this already. Still at the first stage of grief.

Posted by: game over man, game over at August 12, 2022 04:27 PM (/0+lq)

417 The United States of Sovietized America.

Posted by: Ordinary American at August 12, 2022 04:27 PM (H8QX8)

418 The pettiness of this attempt to imprison Trump is what is so shocking to me.

You'd think they would have found something. But, they've never found anything. Nothing. Most investigated human in history, and ... crickets.

Posted by: Huck Follywood at August 12, 2022 04:30 PM (0hASE)

419 Stealing an election from a guy then imprisoning him.

I guess here we are.

Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:30 PM (pm2hp)

420 The pettiness of this attempt to imprison Trump is what is so shocking to me.

You'd think they would have found something. But, they've never found anything. Nothing. Most investigated human in history, and ... crickets.
==
One of the reasons I like him a shit ton more than i did before all this shit started. I assumed before hand that he had to be a lot dirtier than he really is.

Posted by: game over man, game over at August 12, 2022 04:32 PM (glhFE)

421 419 Stealing an election from a guy then imprisoning him.

I guess here we are.
Posted by: ... at August 12, 2022 04:30 PM (pm2hp)

Going full Soviet.

They will arrest him soon. TGP reporting that they're cooking up an Obstruction of Justice violation of the Espionage Act. The quality of the evidence won't matter; the case trial will go on forever and, they believe, cripple Trump as a candidate.

Posted by: Ordinary American at August 12, 2022 04:35 PM (H8QX8)

422 Speculation abounds as to the possible mole in MAL.

Confirmed: Trump Legal Team Believes FBI Informant Is Ex-Trump White House Staffer Who Relocated To Mar-a-Lago Post Presidency

https://tinyurl.com/3csfe72z
Posted by: Archimedes at August 12, 2022 03:38 PM (/NCI4)

Madison Cornbread?

Posted by: Pork Chops & Bacons at August 12, 2022 04:38 PM (Qhnrt)

423 It isn't arbitrary rule by partisans who are above the law, you see - it's all according to legal process!
Posted by: Joe Mannix (Not a cop!)
______________________

I can't wait to hear Andy McCarthy weigh in on this
/s

Posted by: Chuck Martel at August 12, 2022 04:39 PM (fs1hN)

424 Ace of Spades: "Twitter and everything on it is garbage."
Also AoS: "Here are tweets and links - feed their ad revenue."

Posted by: markedup2 at August 12, 2022 05:42 PM (TD4D6)

425 Clinton+Obama+Biden=Tyranny

Posted by: Tamaa the Drongo Bird at August 12, 2022 06:07 PM (wGqjj)

426 QUESTION? Why is anyone from the government meeting with Twitter to discuss content. Especially, from the WH?

Posted by: hstad at August 14, 2022 02:01 PM (AFant)

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