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October 30, 2017

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-peter

Just saw those Kendall Jenner photos about three threads back. Funny!

Porchlight

Muellermas looks to be a bust for the left. What a surprise. But keep hope alive! Low level nobody was trying to get a meeting!

Porchlight

Meanwhile, Tony P. knocked back some Chardonnay with Curb Dive just yesterday.

 narcisoyea

That story already bores me, I linked the piece from powerline about the apparatchik than enabled Mueller:

I don't which one is Al imam

https://mobile.twitter.com/watchful1/status/925121379493543936/photo/1

henry

At what point does a distant volunteer really matter? That Carter Page guy was similar.

 narcisoyea

Very near beer,
https://qz.com/1115591/the-professor-in-the-george-papadopoulos-case-who-tried-to-connect-trump-to-kremlin-is-probably-joseph-mifsud/

Perhaps 5th degree Kevin bacon

Catsmeat

Near beer--like PBR. Narcisoyea, said prof looks like a tool.

mockmook


The indictments (and rectal exams) have served one major purpose already:

People have to think twice about whether they want to work for Trump (or any GOP nominee) because who wants their whole life history under an FBI/Justice microscope?

In this sense, the Dems/GOPe have already won.

 narcisoyea

As stein has pointed out many times, 'the punishment is the process'

mockmook

And, I hate that people are pooh-poohing this Manafort thing.

A rogue prosecutor on an endless fishing expedition (enabled by Sessions) created a process crime to punish someone who had the audacity to work for Trump -- it is an egregious abuse of our legal system AND THERE IS NO END IN SITE.

mockmook

SIGHT

 narcisoyea

Clarice could gel you how vekakte this process has always been, and I can fill you in on how high procurators like weissman can rise.

Kaiser Derden

anyone who speaks to the FBI is an idiot that digs their own grave ...

Threadkiller

I am ok with Manafort getting it square in the groin. He was playing Two Americas and lost. Sorry pal but your scheme was criminal and you got busted despite what club you belonged to.

As far as Sessions, here is how I see it. When Trump sacked Manafort the story was "Campaign in Chaos!!" What Sessions has done is showed that a Trump's instincts on who to shitcan are impeccable. Even Mueller couldn't find fault with Trump's course of action.

Manafort gets less than zero sympathy from me.

Thomas Collins

Hold the presses! The hell with indictments, NoKo nukes, taxes, health care and trade agreements! Garoppolo to the 49ers for a second round draft pick.

Kevlar Kid

Did Clinton's experience with indie counsel or GWB's in the Pflim Pflam Pflame Pflambe deter people from working in successive administrations?

I'm taking a different view that Deep State wins by intimidation on this deal.

Agreed, the fishing expedition could do some damage--- but lethal damage? I doubt it.

The important difference between indie counsels of the recent past and the one of today, there are real crimes and extreme instances of corruption by an Executive Branch cabinet officer doing the bidding of a corrupt President in the pockets of foreign powers (The Rat).

Real crimes are going to get prosecuted. But it's going to take a while to get the cases constructed let alone prosecuted. In the meantime, POTUS is abiding by Napoleon's adage--- "When you see your enemies making mistakes, do not interrupt them."

Further, what happens once names become known with regards to the rank-and-file deep staters who are holding their secret meetings to conspire against the President and the government itself?

Pressure is mounting on the rotting heads and now the fungus in the feet and the deteriorating musculature of the legs is going to be revealed (release of Klein's next haymaker won't be pretty).... this bodes well for the "undecided" who are uncommitted to either the Deep State or the President.

We've been told that people have chosen sides. But I think the meaningful side-choosing has yet to happen. Now that it's investigation and indictment time, the stakes are much more prounounced and defined than they were at election time.

So so many people dint think Hildo was going to lose. And then she did. And then the Deep State staged their coup, as lame and frustrating as it has been (because they were hubristic and smug failing to plan).

I think POTUS is going to destroy his enemies. And that's why people will have to choose sides. They are either going to help by kicking in some timely and telling intel on the Deep State "dignitaries" who were counting on profiting from a Clinton coronation; or, they are going to slink off in the night to a non-extradition country with their ill-gotten insider trading loot.

Buckeye

Way OT

For the fans of Michael Hedges.

https://youtu.be/2w7khl1lixQ

A tribute by Calum Graham. Some really fine fingerstyle guitar.

Kevlar Kid

BellyChick cashes in on Jimmy G. Second round pick is likely going to be an early pick coming from the lowly niners. Smooth move. Jimmy G will be screaming to get out of Santa Clara in two years. The owners are pin-dicked know nothings, hemmorhaging cash in a ridiculously expensive and underfunctioning stadium.

mockmook

Oh BS

These are two separate issues, two separate investigations. One is actually damaging people, the other is completely theoretical and likely will never happen (not in a meaningful sense, not with prosecutions).

Sure, its easy to be blase about people being prosecuted for the horrible crime of not filling out some paperwork -- that is unless you are the one being targeted.

Dave (in MA)

0-8ers

Kevlar Kid

Whatever.

daddy

Beats the heck out of me whats going on, but these words from 'der Bingle I'm trying to keep in mind:

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

Bing Crosby

You've got to accentuate the positive
Eliminate the negative
Latch on to the affirmative
Don't mess with Mister In-Between

You've got to spread joy up to the maximum
Bring gloom down to the minimum
Have faith or pandemonium
Liable to walk upon the scene...

Kevlar Kid

I'll buy into that, el d.

Momto2

Smug quiet stares. Like goats. This is going to fall on their heads.

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/07/08/485153844/what-does-it-mean-when-a-goat-gazes-into-your-eyes

Conclusion: "When a goat gazes into your eyes, it may be issuing a silent plea for help."

Dave (in MA)

Help, I'm a goat.

Another Bob

I've Seen The Future of Fake News and It's Terrifying

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=372276

Jack is Back!

If McRino was so honorable, he'd resign. But finishing second to last he understands he can survive but barely. And isn't appropriate to have this liar, thief (S&L crisis) and seditionist (Dossier) that he would address the United States Naval Academy of Diversity, Social Justice and Navigational Malfeascence.

windansea

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Spacey's father was 'Nazi child rapist' who hated Jews and sexually abused his own son for years - and their mother knew, claims actor's brother

Yes that's a real headline, all's forgiven Kev

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5032809/Kevin-Spacey-s-father-Nazi-child-rapist-brother-says.html#ixzz4x2yUCFNP
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

The Infamous Ignatz

China's Record Yield Curve Inversion "Spells Disaster"

Jack is Back!

G.O.A.T. Greatest of All Time:)

Off to bed. Slaap lekker, tot morgen.

daddy

An Hispanic University of Nevada, Reno Police Officer getting hammered for wearing this costume to the annual Halloween Party:

Nobody in America can take a joke anymore.

Catsmeat

Hi, JiB, check last thread for answer--short answer, you are being silly! (Good for you).

The Infamous Ignatz

Another pinko billionaire calls Trump a threat to democracy.
It's only a matter of time before they tell us they had to destroy democracy to save it.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

My daughter made a pig nose out of foam, and will wrap a blanket around her. Thus - pig in a blanket.

 narcisoyea

Kevin spaceys dad was a Nazi rod stewart?

Catsmeat

JiB, if you know what I mean re Cuban Fire, let me know!

 narcisoyea

The band or the meal, I had never heard of eiter before.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Think I will head to bed, too. My brain is worn out with trying to keep track of all of this stuff.

Nytol!

Catsmeat

Nytol, also--have faith!

 narcisoyea

He seemed ok at the beginning

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2017/03/07/barry-sternlicht-animal-spirits-revived-under-trump.html

Clarice Feldman

Nytol, too--behave.

Frau Schiessgewehr

"Mueller has fired first shots in Russian investigation..."

 narcisoyea

This was unexpected:
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/saudi-arabia-extract-uranium-self-sufficient-nuclear-program

Manuel Transmission

Re the MS13 thugs, I posted a rant about that some time ago only slightly tongue in cheek:

The Pee Wee Herman rule - every gang dude who is easily recognizable by his gang tats is fair game to have his head blown off by any citizen without worry of reprisal by the constabulary. The only recourse for the thugs is showing up at the bodega wearing a Pee Wee outfit. Bow tie, pants up under the armpits cuffs up near the top of their socks. No hat. No facial hair. No posturing.

How long would that take before they decide that Central America isn't really all that bad afterall.

Frau zum Kotzen

Queasy Comey is too smug and arrogant in his reaction to Manafort's indictment.

Following Monday's revelations, Comey shared a quote from American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr on his private Twitter account.

"Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary," he wrote.


Why didn't *his* FBI take care of the crimes listed? they happened on Queasy's watch. Did Eric "My People" Holder or Loretta Lynch tell him not to deal with the matter?

 narcisoyea

Well he was the credit

 narcisoyea

Monitor for HSBC till last year.

2 minute duda

"OK, the guy was nobody, sitting off in London trying to promote himself by writing emails no one seems to have read"


A nobody who sat in on meetings with Trump and his national security team during the 2016 campaign.

You have to tenderize the meat before you begin to feast upon it.

derwill

Maybe it's just me, but I don't view laundering money and failing to report millions of dollars in income to the IRS "process crimes."

JimNorCal

Buckeye: re-Michael Hedges
I saw this disciple of his play live a couple of times at Yoshi's in Oakland.
http://mikedawes.co.uk/bio/
It's not a style that moves me but there's talent on display, clearly

GUS

That $145,000,0000.00 , what was it FOR.

Do they make STRIPED MAO PANTS SUITS for inmates??

 narcisoyea

Let see what they can actually prove, once we get past the reliance on fisa for at least some of the targeting info.

GUS

I don't know about "process crimes", but, Manafort and his dealings with Ukraine, were before DJT ran for President.
The $145,000,000.00 in the CRIME FAMILY VAULT was during RODHAMS' time as Secretary of State.
When did The Rapist get paid $500,000.00 for a PUTIN speech??? While RODHAM was Sec State.

derwill

I don't think it's penetrated the Libs' bubble yet that the crimes Manafort got arrested for happened long before he worked for Trump and with the knowledge (and possibly on behalf) of the people he was working for--namely, The Podesta Group.

And who are the Podesta Group duda might ask. Why only the most powerful Democrat lobby and bundler group in DC.

And who was Hillary's campaign manager duda might ask? Why, John Podesta!


 narcisoyea

And before they, they were the garden slugs who took after Thomas and bork, the other brother was high up in sores center for America an progress while the main brother lobbied for Egypt, the kingdom swell as Ukraine.

 narcisoyea

They worked maNy of the same corners as manafort


http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/207177-lobbyists-egypt-part-ways-plm-group

 narcisoyea

He does have a way wi

http://dailytelegraph.com.au/blogs/tim-blair/hillarys-howlers/news-story/b31731136cf9240fe0054c0f66f8aed9

2 minute duda

"I don't think it's penetrated the Libs' bubble yet that the crimes Manafort got arrested for happened long before he worked for Trump and with the knowledge (and possibly on behalf) of the people he was working for--namely, The Podesta Group.
And who are the Podesta Group duda might ask. Why only the most powerful Democrat lobby and bundler group in DC.And who was Hillary's campaign manager duda might ask? Why, John Podesta"

Sssssshhhhhhhh.


Don't struggle.


It'll all be over soon.

 narcisoyea

Clearly he was the last person in London, using dsl

derwill

At this point the only person who is acting panicked is Democrat Party bundler and lobbyist Tony Podesta.

Dave (in MA)

I'm seeing Dana Rohrbacher on the Carlson rerun.

She's nowhere as attractive as I'd expected based on what I heard from Chelsea Whatshername.

 narcisoyea

And then there's this:

https://mobile.twitter.com/ramielobeidi/status/925128110743441408?p=v

 narcisoyea

He may not be the mist reliable source, but we have little to go on.

Exdemocrat

No idea about that source either, narc, but I must admit that given the timing it occurred to me he might have been turned over rather than captured.
Which would be just fine by me.

 narcisoyea

He appears sensible from thus:
speedydeletion.wikia.com/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Articles_for_creation/Rami_El_Obeidi

But caveat lector

Dave (in MA)

derwill, more pixels have been used to form exclamation points in the past 24 hours than ever before, all because the moonbatosphere found out today that some guy they never heard of before got arrested 3 months ago.

Maybe this Papodopolopolopolopoulos guy was just going to see if he could get the uranium back.

Dave (in MA)

http://lileks.com/bleats/archive/17/1017/103117.html

Perhaps Spacey could do a Halloween Special.

cheerleader

I'd be very disappointed if the president pardoned Manafort. The monetary cheating he did with offshore proceeds was super sleazy and he should pay a price for that.

I'm sure he supports Trump's idea to make offshore money easier to repatriate.

Miss Marple

Cheerleader,

The indictment is always written to make things sound as bad as possible.

Also, repatriation of corporate money legally held off shore is not the same as concealing foreign bank accounts.

Ack! 4 AM! Back to bed for me!"

cheerleader

Nitey nite.

I was thinking more of the laundering aspect, money brought into the U.S. illegally.

cheerleader

"Sssssshhhhhhhh....Don't struggle.....It'll all be over soon...."

...said Democrats to each other on election night, as they waited with bated breath for Hillary's big win.

The Infamous Ignatz

Assuming what they have accused Manafort of is true, it's not a process crime but a fairly major felony.
However that is a large assumption.
Not as large as the task facing poor Weedavey of trying to sound convincing that he's excited about the phantom meatgrinder that cometh, but pretty large nonetheless.

Now, I'm not sure where I stand on whether foreign income should be taxed but it is, so he's likely got a problem. The question I have is why he would take such a high profile job knowing he's got something like that sitting out there and knowing as a Republican he has no possible recourse to Dem prosecutorial immunity.

The Infamous Ignatz

When Lileks affectionately ridicules old, kitschy stuff he's funny.
When he's snotty, not so much.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Well, made coffee instead as sleep was not going to return.

Iggy,

Agree about Lileks. That made me laugh because I can almost remember watching that original Lynde show. I will have to show that to my son, who was 8 years old in 76. He might get a kick out of it.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

In case you were under the impression that Michael Beschloss is a nonpartisan historian, I give you this tweet which is accompanied by a vintage photo, which I won't bother to post:

Michael Beschloss‏Verified account @BeschlossDC 6h6 hours ago

Spiro Agnew in 1971 with George Papadopoulos, Greek dictator charged during Watergate with making illegal donations to Nixon-Agnew campaign:

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/manafort-faces-rare-charge-of-failing-to-file-as-a-foreign-agent/article/2638976

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Ed Klein on Fox talking about his new book:

1. Antifa and other radical left groups traveled to Europe and got training from ISIS and Al Qaeda affiliates in bomb-making and toxic chemicals, per FBI.

2. There is an organized anti-Trump group (Deep State) within the government and FBI has infiltrated them.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-kelly/white-house-chief-of-staff-calls-for-special-counsel-to-probe-democrats-idUSKBN1D00BJ

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/30/californias-clean-energy-future-a-medieval-society/?utm_campaign=atdailycaller&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5018141/ISIS-connection-anarchists-revealed-Ed-Klein-book.html

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5034777/200-dead-North-Korean-nuke-test-site-tunnel-collapse.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

They sure do seem to have a lot of tunnel collapses.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

https://www.apnews.com/d04e97fd08e14e4284ac0113e35e306c/Officials:-US-captures-key-militant-key-in-Benghazi-attack?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP_Politics

Miss Marple the Deplorable

'GITMO' BAMA ▪️‏ @President1Trump Oct 29

Dennis Kucinich: The entire Russia story was made up to smear Donald Trump..

https://twitter.com/President1Trump/status/924613288683622400

Video at link. Kucinich might be a little flaky (well, a lot), but he's an honest guy. Boy how my thinking has changed over him!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Ly. Michael Walsh (sp_ retired Green Bret on Fox regarding the capture of that Benghazi terrorist:

1. Obama nixed this mission several times.
2. He's puzzled about why he's being brought to the US instead of Gitmo. (I am not - Trump wants a public trial.)

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/book-obama-plot-to-destroy-trump-over-russia-hatched-at-christmas/article/2638930

Davod

This is the link title included on Instapundit:

"Weinstein tells pals scandal happened so he could ‘change the world.’"

I do wonder if the outing of every man/woman and their dog will give the ratbags a free hand to spend most of their time attacking Trump for sexual deviancy.

henry

David, I don't know about Trump in particular. The big risk is the end of the presumption of innocence in sexual allegations from anonymous sources, as the college Title IX processes worked. Simply denounce whomever, and take his stuff. No defense allowed. All men are rapists per SJWs.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

In Hollywood in particular, some women will have figured out that instead of gaining fame by sleeping with a director, they will be able to hit the talk show circuit by making false allegations.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Oh, here's Eric Erickson on Fox defending Trump on the Russia charges.

I guess he discovered there wasn't much money in being a NeverTrumper.

The Infamous Ignatz

Seems to me it will have the opposite effect, Davod.
What prog will bring up some jock talk from 20 years ago that was in fact true when they get 100 worse prog examples thrown back in their face? They may still bring it up but the rest of the wrold will be laughing at them.

As far as henry's concern, there's been very little talk of lawsuits or prosecutions.
Prog bigwigs might not care if some frat kid gets railroaded but they won't allow their own ass to get knocked over by a cowcatcher.

Marlene

Good Morning! The school closure list in Maine this morning sounds like a snow day! The wind storm was intense and caused major outages. Happy Halloween!

The Infamous Ignatz

The reason I was curious about the source of that quote regarding how Mueller would be wrapping things up shortly is because if the source was Trump [and it was, through Sanders] then it is probably true.
As I hope most of us have learned by now, when he or his people say stuff like that it usually turns out to be true down the road, though ignored or ridiculed by progs when first stated.

-peter

that's some powerful coffee you're drinking there, Miss Marple--lots of links

Miss Marple the Deplorable

peter,

I try to put up the overnight stuff to get everyone started. I didn't realize how many I had done until you mentioned it. LOL!

Iggy,

General Kelly also said it on Laura Ingraham's show last night, so I figure it's true.

Marlene

Iggy,are you awake? Your ankle is bothering you? Elevate and ice! :)

Marlene

Oh geez,obviously Iggy is awake! It is early out west!

henry

Papadopolous was part of FusionGPS? This guy thinks the Podesta Group put both Manafort and GP into the Trump campaign. Screws loose? Who knows. One of those Twitter thread things:


https://twitter.com/imperator_rex3/status/925226544393371649

Janet 🚬

I wrote this on the last thread yesterday -

Caught just a bit of PBS Newshour. They were giddy with excitement.
They had a short bit on how Republicans were trying to tangle Hillary in the mess & some guy did his best to debunk that notion.

Insty linked this which looks like the SAME thing on CNN - "CNN raises the Trump Media Conspiracy Theory"

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/mainstream-scream-cnn-raises-the-trump-media-conspiracy-theory/article/2639022

Porchlight

I've heard that theory before, henry. Given the events of 2016 I'd say anything is possible.

Jack is Back!

Big news out here on the indictment is that Manafort could lose his Bridgehampton home if convicted. Don't know the logic there but I guess his defense will wipe him out.

That's how we roll out here, if it isn't real estate in the news then it isn't news.

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