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January 03, 2018

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Threadkiller

"What the hell is happening in this country? Why is an official police site tweeting in Arabic? Do you think it is to appease the barbaric, gang-raping hordes of Muslim men?" wrote Beatrix von Storch, the deputy leader of the AfD's parliamentary group.

https://m.dw.com/en/afd-politician-censored-under-new-german-hate-speech-law-for-anti-muslim-tweet/a-41992679

henry

ISIS is beaten. Send the migrants home at bayonet point.

Frau Herzlich Willkommen

If you live in a virtue signaling, sanctuary neighborhood, all will be well.

Not too many of these in South Central Los Angeles.

Tom R

Assuming everything the WAPO publishes involving the intelligence community is slanted in the favor the Democrats and "Deep State", should this article be interpreted as a sign that the Swamp draining is working?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/the-nsas-top-talent-is-leaving-because-of-low-pay-and-battered-morale/2018/01/02/ff19f0c6-ec04-11e7-9f92-10a2203f6c8d_story.html?utm_term=.399feb398e24

Extraneus
The study recommends refugees have access to language courses, sports, internships and more exposure to women.

That's the ticket.

narciso

the Christian pheiffer referred here:

https://www.rt.com/news/349784-german-migrants-assault-lie/

narciso

he was interviewed here as well:

https://wn.com/german_refugee_crisis#/chat

matt- deplore me if you must

Stating the obvious is now considered hate speech in Deutschland.

Jack is Back!

I had to recalibrate my Surprise Meter because it redlined reading that article.

Frau Herzlich Willkommen

Well done, Greenfield:

"Trump is the media’s star. Without him, CNN would have to go back to chasing missing airliners."

Frau Herzlich Willkommen

matt -contemporary grim fairy tales.

narciso

he does eventually swerve into the truth,


https://www.dw.com/en/study-finds-young-devout-muslims-in-germany-more-prone-to-violence/a-5655554

jimmyk

If you live in a virtue signaling, sanctuary neighborhood, all will be well.

I'm so sick of those "Hate has no home here" signs everywhere. It's basically another version of "You're not allowed to think this."

daddy

Good Morning!
DOW flirting with 24,900!!!

Jack is Back!

All the victims, all the time. Hate, hate, hate. Hate speech versus free speech. No matter the group: Gays, transexuals, aggreived minorities, college women, et.al. Notice the only group excluded is White Males.

Reverse Nazism.

Old Lurker

On the previous thread TC predicted no charges etc for any Clinton-Obama kings and princes, rather just a warning shot in return for a temporary truce.

TC is often right about such things.

The problem is that half the country is now aware and becoming more so of just how downright crooked, illegal, profitable, unconstitutional, traitorous, and coordinated were so so many activities of the government under Clinton and Obama, and those people will never accept that we are a nation of laws if all those bad guys skate and keep all the loot they stole. And once good people accept that, it is hard to see why they should, say, fork over 60% of their income to the State and follow other laws they find inconvenient. In addition, they will fully appreciate that Congress is a fricken joke in its Oversight Duties, the Courts are a joke when the CJ can rewrite a bad law to make it Okey Doke, and when even the POTUS cannot get truth and justice out of his own DoJ and Intel communities.

Again, TC might well be right, but we will rue the day when these crimes were revealed but allowed to go unpunished.

Frau Dolmetscherin

Hoo boy!

. She (Mutti Merkel) said both languages should be taught, highlighting the importance of bilingualism and the integration of immigrants into German society.

"What is unacceptable is for this to be an excuse for Turks living in Germany not to learn the German language. The language of the country one lives in is the precondition for good integration," said Merkel,
stressing that the goal was not assimilation.

"This is about everybody keeping their (sic) roots, their (sic) culture and their(sic) belief, but those of the third and fourth generation living in Germany should be able to participate in our social life."


What could go wrong?
https://www.dw.com/en/merkel-calls-for-bilingualism-and-integration-for-turkish-immigrants/a-5409659

Extraneus

French Police Outraged Over ‘Savage’ ‘Lynching’ Of Female Officer

Ok, great. So why didn't she or her partner/colleague shoot any of the perpetrators? I even read where he pulled his gun but didn't fire. WTF?

Jack is Back!

Bringing this over from last thread for all you folks on the I-95 corridor:

Snowed in Tallahasse. Everything iced up in Live Oak between Jax and Tallahassee. 46F and heavy rain where I am 100 miles south of Jax.

Freezing rain across parts of N. Florida. Calling for 5-8" of snow in Charleston, SC.

I have to take a ThermaFlu because I feel like one coming on. Even Valdosta getting up to 1".

What they call a "bomb" because of how fast and how deep the barometric pressue inside the cyclone falls.

Savannah 5-8" also. Southampton is getting 6-12" of global warming according to the Patch.

Stay warm along I-95 and do not drive.

Old Lurker

Jimmy "I'm so sick of those "Hate has no home here" signs everywhere."

It started back in the early 70's when Tacoma Park, MD officially declared itself to be a "Nuclear Free Zone".

Frau Kein Witz

jimmyk - years ago as a joke, I made a stamp that said "This item has been reported to the Thought Police."
Not a joke today.

jimmyk on iPhone

"Nuclear Free Zone"

I'm at a loss as to what that even means. No nuclear weapons in Tacoma Park? Who'd have guessed?

Davod

Jimmyk. I am shocked that you did not understand the sign. The Soviets would never use nuclear weapons on one of the communist enclaves.

art in newport

I'm not sure the crimes will go unpunished, OL.

There were "take it to the bank" predictions of no tax bill, no Al Franken resignation, and so on.

It wouldn't happen in the world that we grew up in, but this is Trump .. who knows what he can do?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

In case there is any doubt about President Trump's feelings about Bannon, here is why I said Bannon was a FOOL to go against Don Jr., Jared and Ivanka. You do not mess with President Trump's kids.

The President has released a statement:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DSov1wzUMAUJtuH.jpg:large

I would say that Mr. Bammpm has made a ery powerful enemy.

Threadkiller

That came from Trump?

Frau Atomenergie

This item has been reported to the Thought Police-

exdemocrat

Adams is much better in print than on video:

https://blog.dilbert.com/2017/12/28/the-demolition-president/

Extraneus

Doesn't seem wise to throw down with Bannon over some Guardian quotes.

Tom R

The Bannon vs Trump kerfuffle has me baffled. It fails every common sense test possible for Bannon to try and damage the Trump presidency since they are both trying to achieve the same end state.

Seeing a lot of people on Twitter, The Donald subreddit saying this is all fake news however Trump made an official statement on the matter so there must be some substance to Bannon attacking Trump.

Jane

It's freezing here, lots of rain that will undoubtedly turn to snow tonite - and my car is gone but it's still under "limited" warranty I found out, which is a very good thing.


(I'm sort of kidding about the snow but it's supposed to go to 32 degrees.)

Threadkiller

I see where a ton of the MFM is quoting that statement as from the Whitehouse but no link to the source.

It isn't at Trump's Twitter or the POTUS Twitter. I didn't see it at Whitehouse.gov's website either.

Maybe they are lagging behind the media scoop?

daddy

Huma Abedin forwarded a trove of sensitive emails to her personal Yahoo account, including passwords to government systems - before every single Yahoo account was affected by a massive hack conducted by a Russian security expert employed by the same Moscow bank former President Bill Clinton gave a $500,000 speech to in 2010, according to Luke Rosiak of the Daily Caller.

Why in the hell would anyone with a brain forward passwords over the Internet?

What with Podesta using the password "Password" and Huma doing this, I am again amazed at the unserious dumbassery of our Dem elites.

When I think back through it all, I wonder if there was some particular point in time, some event, when the Lefties in the cabal popped the champaign corks at their collective awareness that there was no way Hillary would ever lose the Election, and since they would rule us forever they could do whatever they wanted without any legal consequences from that time on? If so, what would that point, that event, have been?

Extraneus

No link here either.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-03/trump-blasts-former-advisor-bannon-he-has-lost-his-mind

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Threadkiller,

I will double check. It was presented on Twitter as coming from the White House.

Threadkiller

What was quoted to have come from Bannon wasn't all that bad, IMO.

If it is true that he said essentially what the author portrayed then it sounds like he was ticked off that the Jr League of politicians latched onto Manafort's criminal teet and went to an off the books meeting with Boris and Natasha with zero protection of the campaign's legal team.

I would agree with Bannon that the Our Gang approach to politics is stupid and reckless.

narciso

yes, they cropped it, it's like that trek episode where they were waging a simulated battle for 500 years.

Tom R

Here is the Bloomberg article on Trump's statement.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-03/trump-says-bannon-lost-his-mind-after-leaving-white-house

Extraneus

Here's someone who said that the statement was sent by SHS to the WH press.

https://twitter.com/jeneps/status/948619422805217280

Threadkiller

Does it link to the source of that statement, Tom?

None of the others do.

Threadkiller

Trump blasts everyone on Twitter and now he has Sanders hand deliver his fighting words to the press corp a couple of hours prior to her press conference?

I'm not getting the multi dimensional chess move if this pans out to be true.

Davod

More Takoma Park trivia for a cold day.

The story of Roscoe the Rooster.

https://blogs.weta.org/boundarystones/2013/12/10/takoma-parks-emblematic-rooster

Threadkiller

It makes more sense if it is bullshit.

Davod

The temperature has gone from 8 to 33. Time for a swim.

James D.

And once good people accept that, it is hard to see why they should, say, fork over 60% of their income to the State and follow other laws they find inconvenient.

That's a huge danger, and clearly one that our so-called "elite" doesn't begin to appreciate.

Once the majority of the populace loses that basic idea of trust, the society is screwed. And so, sooner or later, are the leaders who lost that trust. Sometimes those leaders even meet their ends hanging from lampposts, or in front of a firing squad on Christmas morning.

daddy

BERLIN (AP) — A study funded by the German government has found that the recent influx of mostly young, male migrants has led to an increase in violent crime...

...It notes that young, mostly male refugees traveling alone are more likely to commit crimes if they feel they have no hope about their future, and that most come from Muslim countries "characterized by male dominance.

TM,

Since 1990 "Disaffected Muslim Yute's" in France have been setting fire to hundreds and hundreds of Citroen's every New Years Eve. Why am I not surprised that next door neighbor Germany would be stupid enough to think that bringing in a million "Disaffected Muslim Yute's" would produce any different results in their country?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

There is also a statement from the Forst Lady, as the book says Trump didn't want to win and was going to use his candidacy as a launching point for a media empire, and that the First Lady was heartbroken and crying that he won. (I just saw an excerpt in New York magazine but didn't read the whole thing, as it was such a hit piece that it disgusted me.)

The First Lady denied being sad and said, in fact, she encouraged him to run because she thought he would win.

Another poster on Twitter says that this is because Bannon backs CRUZ and this is the opening salvo in causing trouble for Trump so he can be primaried, as the Mercers (who back Cruz) want.

Tom R

Trump's presidency so far has adopted the stage magician's tactic to trick the audience. His tweets and comments keep people focused on what he is doing with one hand while the real work is getting done behind the scenes with the other hand.

The Bannon kerfuffle makes zero sense unless this is a designed and intended distraction to keep the media and Trump haters fixated on Bannon's comments while something big is going on behind the scenes.

Threadkiller

Bannon knows that Cruz is ineligible.

This stinks of first-to-market-itus.

daddy

From Narciso's 12:58 Social Justice rape victim moron in Germany:

...she was assaulted and raped in January by three men of foreign origin, who spoke Arabic as well as Kurdish or Farsi...

...she went straight to police but instead of filing a complaint about a sex attack, she only reported being robbed. She also lied about the ethnicity of her attackers, claiming that she was robbed by a “mixed group of Germans and foreigners alike, who spoke German to each other.”

About 12 hours later, her friend persuaded her to go to police and tell the officers the real story by saying that her attackers could also assault other people and adding that another woman had been sexually assaulted in the neighborhood shortly beforehand.

I'm surprised they haven't charged her friend yet with a Hate Crime.

Threadkiller

This site aggregates the daily pool reports handed out by the Whitehouse:

https://publicpool.kinja.com/

Looks like the statement is legit as far as the sourcing is concerned.

Geez.

I can't wait for the press briefing.

Bori

Tom R,

I agree, to me its like good cop, bad cop. It frees Trump to take a more moderate stand, while Bannon pushes a hard line.

On the thread topic, trying to compare the former Yugoslav Muslims, a group of Europeanized people with a similar culture and expecting the same results with Syrians, Afghans, Somalis, etc. just because they are Muslims is idiotic. The cultures are different, and so are the results.

narciso

actually no, tk, the original statement isn't in it at all,

Threadkiller

Actually yes, narciso.

Threadkiller

From:* Gillman, Todd [mailto:xxx@dallasnews.com]
*Sent:* Wednesday, January 3, 2018 1:20 PM
*Subject:* pool report #2/statement on Bannon

From press secretary Sarah Sanders:

_Statement from the President of the United States_

Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already won the nomination by defeating seventeen candidates, often described as the most talented field ever assembled in the Republican party.

Now that he is on his own, Steve is learning that winning isnt as easy as I make it look. Steve had very little to do with our historic victory, which was delivered by the forgotten men and women of this country. Yet Steve had everything to do with the loss of a Senate seat in Alabama held for more than thirty years by Republicans. Steve doesnt represent my basehes only in it for himself.

Steve pretends to be at war with the media, which he calls the opposition party, yet he spent his time at the White House leaking false information to the media to make himself seem far more important than he was. It is the only thing he does well. Steve was rarely in a one-on-one meeting with me and only pretends to have had influence to fool a few people with no access and no clue, whom he helped write phony books.

We have many great Republican members of Congress and candidates who are very supportive of the Make America Great Again agenda. Like me, they love the United States of America and are helping to finally take our country back and build it up, rather than simply seeking to burn it all down.

Todd J. Gillman
Washington Bureau Chief
The Dallas Morning News
529 14th Street NW, suite 930
Washington, DC 20045
202/-xxx-xxxx
202/-xxx-xxxx cell
xxx@dallasnews.com

https://publicpool.kinja.com/subject-pool-report-2-statement-on-bannon-1821743287

Threadkiller

Unless you were talking about an earlier link?

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald Trump Jr.
‏Verified account @DonaldJTrumpJr
9m9 minutes ago

Wow, Just looked at the comments section on Breitbart. Wow. When Bannon has lost Breitbart, he’s left with . . . umm, nothing.

Neo

Even candidate Hillary Clinton told the Brookings Institute last year that she would not repeat the way Obama handled the 2009 uprising on Iran.

That said, she’d probably want a donation to the Clinton Foundation before sending them a lifeline.

Threadkiller

The long knives for Bannon?

I didn't see that coming.

jimmyk on iPhone

This is transformation of the media into schoolgirl gossip rags.

Old Lurker

And they wonder how we doubled the debt under Obama?

"Former Treasury Secretary Jack Lew expressed concerns about the new GOP tax law´s impact on the debt, arguing that it is "leaving us broke" and could lead to cuts in social safety net programs. "I fear that the next shoe to drop is going to be an attack on the most vulnerable in our society," Lew said in a Bloomberg interview. "How are we going to pay for the deficit caused by the tax cut? You´re going to see proposals to cut health insurance from poor people, to take basic food support away from poor people, to attack Medicare and Social."

Captain Hate

The main thing I have against Bannon is putting that whiny skirt, Michelle Fields, in a high exposure position.

narciso

it's understandable, that a senior staffer with experience like manafort, would vet the info, there was a similar incident at a hotel, with an Iranian go between involving McFarlane, Richard allen, and Lawrence silberman, the thin reed on which the October surprise figment rests

narciso

she came recommended from the daily caller, so those are the breaks

Captain Hate

And the Horde reports that he used to work for Goldman Showers.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Threadkiller,

I think there was more to Bannon's firing than was released publicly at the time. Scaramucci is on team Trump as is Trump's First Member and both agree that trashing the President's family was the last straw.

(I follow both those guys on Twitter.)

Bannon should have been glad he got fired without public humiliation, and instead he participates in this trash book.

Also, he really thinks he is some sort of political genius and I find his pushing Ted Cruz behind the scenes to be obnoxious and totally misguided. I can tell you I have 2 sisters who will NEVER vote for Cruz, even though they voted for Trump.

Captain Hate

Don't get me started on the Daily Caller. Those embedded videos with just a narrow band visible in the middle are unpossible to watch.

daddy

From Frau's 01:14

Merkel: The language of the country one lives in is the precondition for good integration," said Merkel,
stressing that the goal was not assimilation...

...those of the third and fourth generation living in Germany should be able to participate in our social life."

If the goal is not assimilation, why should the 3rd or 4th generation be expected to be able to participate in German social life?

Jack is Back!

Heh!

Davod

CH. I think those videos were taken with the camera/phone on its side in the portrait position instead of landscape.

Threadkiller

I think there was more to Bannon's firing than was released publicly at the time.

See the Trump statement:

...he spent his time at the White House leaking false information to the media...

He was their dupe, not knowing he was getting false info, or Bannon was lying on his own?

Threadkiller

I find his pushing Ted Cruz behind the scenes...

He is?

daddy

Sarah Huck to have a Press Conference shortly where I am sure the Bannon/Trump divorce will be the topic du jour. Will advise when it starts.

Captain Hate

I'm sure you're right, Davod, but they're still annoying to watch. I'd rather they freeze a still shot where you can take the time to figure out what's going on.

Old Lurker

Either the Bannon thing is a real fight, or else it is scripted theater with a purpose.

Either way, I DO NOT CARE.

JimNorCal

One of these is not like the other.
Poland

Jack is Back!

Hey, first period of sunshine in 3 days. Weather has passed us and heading north with the snow bomb.

Also, moar winning!

https://stopthesethings.com/2018/01/03/americas-wind-industry-squeals-as-republicans-slash-massive-wind-power-subsidies/#comments

tonto has some contact with the commercial fishermen in Easthampton and Montauk who are going to be real happy when they read this.

narciso

Well Chatsworth Osborne shop has performed some legitimate journalism re fast and furious when everyone else was chasing their tails, but they also trawl clickbait.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Snow just started here.

I have the Sanders press briefing on a live feed.

Manafort has filed a lawsuit against Mueller, Rosenstein and the US Justice Department.

Boy, when people tell me politics and government are boring, I just laugh.

henry

Manafort sued Mueller and Rosenstein per CNBC. So far, they haven't said what the suit was about.

JimNorCal

Arkancide meme.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Old Lurker,

ChiTown and I were discussing this aas a distraction from something else. I told him it would have to be something really big, like arresting Hillary. LOL!

We will see. Could be Bannon just went off the rails and got too full of himself.

Jack is Back!

Andrew Coma (aka Coumo) is suing the Federal government over the tax plan saying it discriminates against high tax states.

BaaaaWhaaaaa! No shit Dick Tracy!

Extraneus

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Clinton sought 'solace' in Monica Lewinsky because he could 'no longer trust' depressed Hillary after her humiliating healthcare reform failure, new book reveals

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Reuters Politics
‏Verified account @ReutersPolitics
5m5 minutes ago

MORE: Manafort lawsuit alleges that Rosenstein exceeded his authority by giving Mueller 'carte blanche' to investigate alleged crimes

daddy

Who is Chatsworth Osborne again?

Jack is Back!

Tucker Carlson? I think, daddy.

What's your 20?

Rocco

Apologies to Wolff, it appears Steve Bannon has sought his revenge for being fired. Trump will survive without Kushner and Jr if it comes to that but Bitter Bannon has no where to go. Where does he go now, the left, NeverTrumpers, President Trump's base? He's toast and on my list!

daddy

Bill Clinton sought 'solace' in Monica Lewinsky

If Bill had shot his semen into a different Monica orifice their love child would be 23 years old today.

henry

Now reports of a fire at Clinton house in Chappaqua.

Hillary must be burning emails.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Gov. Mike Huckabee
‏Verified account @GovMikeHuckabee
5m5 minutes ago

I guess that book launch party the White House was planning for Steve Bannon is off?

Jack is Back!

Well, Rocco, we know who Bannon pissed off. Don, Jr.

He saw himself as a "kingmaker" but when you make a king you also have to respect the full royal family.

Remember the guy, ex-head of Georgia-Pacific, who was W's treasury or commerce secy who wrote a tell all that was supposed to bring down the POTUS but got him re-elected instead.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I tell you guys, this is better than any mini-series!!!

daddy

Jack,

28 F up here currently in a light snowfall. It was 46 F on landing yesterday due to the Williwaw winds roaring in and melting everything.

Tucker works for me as the proper explanation.

My internet is terrible today. I feel like I'm back in China:(

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Woulldn't it be something if the Clintons got arrested for arson?

Jane

It seems like everyone mentioned in Bannon's book (that has come out) is saying Bannon lied. Even Jack Fowler (publisher of that dreaded mag here) says he lied about him.

So what is Bannon's motive? Is it to get the press in a frenzy? If he is lying about everybody it's a lot bigger than Trump.

daddy

Sara's Presser has started.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Gov. Mike Huckabee‏Verified account @GovMikeHuckabee

I'll be on @FoxBusiness at 5:15pm ET where I will be toasting marshmallows on the South Lawn of the @WhiteHouse off what's left of Steve Bannon's torched and scorched remains.

jimmyk on iPhone

Someone needs to sit Cuomo down and explain that ending a system that discriminated in favor of high-tax states does not amount to discrimination against them. That's like saying ending Jim Crow discriminated against whites.

daddy

1st Question: Bannon.

Follow up: Bannon

2nd Question: (April Ryan) Bannon

follow up: Bannon

2nd follow up: Bannon

3rd follow up: Bannon

3rd Question: Did Donald Trump Jr commit treason?

Follow up: Should Americans be concerned about Trump's mental fitness?

4th Question: Bannon

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