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January 09, 2018

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Extraneus

Raid 20 Chinese Immigrant “Birth Hotels” in Los Angeles

Federal agents raided twenty “birth hotels” on Tuesday night in the Los Angeles area.

The plush complexes double as “maternity hotels” for pregnant Chinese women who come to the US to give birth to their anchor babies.

Chinese women pay from $40,000 to $80,000 to come to the US to deliver their anchor babies.

It’s an industry.

Threadkiller

Must have tough Primary!

During the election I took the position that he wouldn't abandon the California voters who selected him.

JohnH

Henry, I see that Paul Soglin is throwing his hat into the WI Governor’s race.

henry

Why not JohnH? Might as well have an honest commie running for that.

Threadkiller

The funny thing about having a US anchor baby in a Chinese birth hotel is that half an hkur later you feel like having another baby.

#JATFI

Threadkiller

hkur=hour

Extraneus

Psychiatrist Who Told Democrats Trump Unstable Backs Away from Claims

Lee is part of a group called “The National Coalition of Concerned Mental Health Experts,” but now claims "we’re really not talking about mental illness here."

Threadkiller

The afterbirthers took the position that multi-citizenship birth hotel babies meet the eligibility requirements to be POTUS.

I disagreed.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
2m2 minutes ago

The single greatest Witch Hunt in American history continues. There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes. Russia & the world is laughing at the stupidity they are witnessing. Republicans should finally take control!

Old Lurker

For SBW when he drops in.

I have long marveled at what headline editors are thinking when they add superfluous words to their headlines.

For Example, why is it always "an SUV ran into..." vs "car"?

OK I might detect an anti-SUV virtue signalling in that one, but please explain why this one on Fox requires "20 year old". Is there an age of consent issue involved?

"Alabama man accused of sexually molesting 20 year old horse"

Janet 🚬

Time to scratch Chuck Ross off the reliable list?

email him & point that out.
He was great with the phony UVA rape story. I emailed him about not using the frat. house picture with those stories anymore because they were innocent.

Anyway, he seemed receptive to input.

Threadkiller

That is to let us know it wasn't Roy Moore, OL.

Sue

I get a judge interfering if POTUS issues an EO that is unconstitutional. But failing to reissue a prior POTUS's EO or not extending it, makes no freaking sense. Someone should be removed from the bench.

narciso

Rush was the one who clued us to the epidemic of roving suvs. It's like the last fast and furious film.

No trump deferred the status with date certain.

henry

This sounds bad. So lets give the FBI a back door to all our encryption:

The FBI has illegally shared raw intelligence about Americans with unauthorized third parties and violated other constitutional privacy protections, according to newly declassified government documents that undercut the bureau’s public assurances about how carefully it handles warrantless spy data to avoid abuses or leaks.


https://www.circa.com/story/2017/05/25/politics/declassified-memos-show-fbi-illegally-shared-spy-data-on-americans-with-private-parties

Threadkiller

Per the conditions of Obama's EO, narciso?

Janet 🚬

Raid 20 Chinese Immigrant “Birth Hotels” in Los Angeles

This has been going on for decades. In the 1950s my mom was a nurse in South Texas & Mexican citizens would come to have their babies here.
It's also popular for citizens of Caribbean countries to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands to give birth.

Old Lurker

Henry, after seeing what Obama & Clintons did ("are doing" until MM&RG prove otherwise) with all her cronies in the Intel/DoJ/FBI arena, why would any sane person give them access based on "trust me"? It brings up all the old jokes about trust. And with FISA's 99% rubber stamp putting the lie to "but a judge said so", again only a fool would trust those criminals in government in the future.

Trust is like that advice mothers have given their daughters for millenia about "once you have lost it..."

Porchlight

If Trump doesn't have the authority to end DACA, then Obama didn't have the authority to impose it.

Threadkiller

This is the Judge that declared a Panamanian citizen to be eligible for POTUS, Porch.

I don't think he will see the obvious as you do.

jimmyk

“The National Coalition of Concerned Mental Health Experts,”

Is there an organization with "Concerned" in its name that shouldn't be ridiculed? "Union of Concerned Scientists" is another one.

Old Lurker

Is there an Organization of Concerned Taxpayers?

Didn't think so.

Extraneus

The judge said it would have been ok for Trump to terminate DACA on policy grounds, but instead he terminated based on a flawed legal premise.

B.S. of course, but that's the story and he's sticking to it.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I'm looking for the website of the National Association of Concerned Trolls.
It's gotta be pretty big in the era of all these nevertrumpers and progs concerned Trump is destroying the GOP.

Buckeye

This has been going on for decades. In the 1950s my mom was a nurse in South Texas & Mexican citizens would come to have their babies here.
It's also popular for citizens of Caribbean countries to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands to give birth.

Right you are Janet.

If the US is such a crappy place, why does everyone want to come here??

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Trey Gowdy
‏Verified account @TGowdySC
23h23 hours ago

Who within the FBI is authorized to talk to the media? We have serious concerns about people with the Bureau talking to various media outlets who weren't authorized to speak on behalf of the Bureau.

henry

If the US is such a crappy place, why does everyone want to come here??

plunder

matt - deplore me if you must

"a yellow-scaled wingless dragonkin' and 'an expansive ornate building' presented a talk entitled 'Living as a Plural Being' at an internal company event.'"

Okay, who hired this being? Di they come out as dragonkin before or after they were hired? Does the law cover dragonkin weddings? Are there other colored scaled dragonkins that we should be aware of? Did the dragonkin come here legally or illegally? Is it an anchor dragonkin, or was it chain dragonkin migration? Should they all be packed off to the set of Game of Thrones?

The DSM V cannot be revised fast enough. We really are into serious delusion and disassociative behavior.

Old Lurker

My eyes glaze over and my mind wanders when I hear Trey Gowdy express serious concerns.

Buckeye

why would any sane person give them access based on "trust me"?

A Jewish buddy once told me that "trust me" was Yiddish for FU:)

Old Lurker

:-)

Threadkiller

Does anyone remember the crazy sovereign citizen that shot the police chief's son when pulled over for bulshit plates on his Caravan?

Matt's post on the dragonkin possibilities made think of that whole movement.

henry

Issa to retire

Threadkiller

Issa announces his retirement in just enough time to not have a conservative replacement groomed for the primary.

#Issahole

Old Lurker

Another big talker low deliverer.

Old Lurker

TK said it better.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Old Lurker,

It occurred to me that Gowdy was a little late on noticing things.

narciso

Issa had his scorpion, kurt bardella who unburdened himself to leibovich of the times, then was hired by breitbart guess what happened next.

Threadkiller

Issa has been subjected to the heckler's veto at his local offices for ove a year now. A small group of dragonkins march around with signs and the media, through low camera angles, make it look like an army.

Issa took the GWB approach and didn't defend himself.

Marlene

Happy Birthday Caro! The best people have January birthdays! :)

Old Lurker

MM "It occurred to me that Gowdy was a little late on noticing things."

You are too kind. Perhaps these days he is late to notice things, but back when he could have done things, he preached and pontificated and promised about things he HAD noticed but then did nuthin.

Nuthin.

Buckeye

Issa took the GWB approach and didn't defend himself.

You would think the incoming would get some training in CongressCritter 101 to avoid that mistake.

Must only be taught in Democrat Caucus.

Threadkiller

If David Koresh was a dragonkin, would the feds have left him alone?

Old Lurker

Worse, Buckeye, I think GOPe requires attendance at a re-education camp to erase such instincts for all who hope to run on their ticket. Otherwise the party will give the money you need to your opponent.

Sue

The judge said a nationwide injunction was "appropriate" because "our country has a strong interest in the uniform application of immigration law and policy."

What the holy hell? Uniform application of immigration law and policy? Except for sanctuary cities/states. Then it doesn't apply.

Jim Eagle

12 Strong starts showing January 19 at a theater near you.

https://taskandpurpose.com/12-strong-isnt-the-afghan-war-movie-we-deserve-but-its-the-one-we-want/?bsft_eid=42c8dda2-c8cd-495f-ba7e-130d69a2f0b8&utm_campaign=tp_daily_wednesday&utm_source=blueshift&utm_medium=email&utm_content=tp_daily&bsft_pid=472a58cf-2518-4c04-b3c5-a03d38fd3644&bsft_clkid=e2e3da30-61fd-4702-88ae-8f1333e7db6e&bsft_uid=12224174-715b-4df0-bae5-12d7d89554fd&bsft_mid=c212a38e-fc8f-4acf-8025-15d3de43bf45&bsft_pp=1

Threadkiller

Wimpy Shapiro is on the radio explaining the Andrew Brietbart had no intention of his efforts being shifted into the political machine that Bannon created. "Bannon turned it into the personal arsenal of a charlatan."

He clarifies for all the JOMers in exile. "Trump is the charlatan."

After ripping on the trustworthiness of Bannon, Wimpy then states that you can trust the Bannon parts of the book that make Trump out to be a manic.

jimmyk on iPhone

Shapiro is another one like Kristol who acknowledges all the good things Trump has accomplished, and then says he's anti-Trump anyway.

Threadkiller

Issa had a tough time winning in 2016. I think a redistricting took place.

He is jumping ship because the internal polling must suck, IMO.

When he gasses out, San Diego will have one Republican Representative.

DUHcan Hunter.

Ugh..

Jim Eagle

Testing.

Threadkiller

Republicanish Brian Bilbray did the same thing. He quit at a time that guaranteed that Scott Peters(D-bag) would have the seat for life.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--The best people have January birthdays! :)--

Like my brother? :[

Jim Eagle

🎶Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday, Caro🎶

❤️❤️❤️

narciso

I assume it's a small dragon, not more than two meters.

When did you're a Looney stopped being a generalized descriptor.

Extraneus

Is this why people are fainting over Trump's committment to support whatever Congress passes?

“I think my positions are going to be what the people in this room come up with,” Trump said during a Cabinet Room meeting with a bipartisan group of nearly two dozen lawmakers.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/01/10/judge-rules-against-trump-administration-on-rescinding-daca.html

Jim Eagle

Usually, it's the first thing taught about submarines: Don't leave a hatch open:)

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ins-arihant-left-crippled-after-accident-10-months-ago/article22392049.ece

jimmyk on iPhone

@KimStrassel
Short summary of the Simpson testimony/release:
Committee: Please explain why we should believe the 3rd-hand gossip that makes up the Steele "dossier"?
Simpson: Here is a bunch more 3rd-hand gossip to corroborate the 3rd-hand gossip!
Media: Simpson proves dossier is true!

Extraneus

I mean what some say was Trump's commitment. 'Cause that sentence ain't one.

Threadkiller

Wimpy Shapiro equated what he saw in the Trump immigration presser to pen and a phone-ism.

"Did Trump just admit that he'll sign anything?!?!"

Extraneus

Dueling headlines:

MarketWatch: California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa to retire

ZeroHedge: The Richest Member Of Congress, Republican Darrell Issa, Announces Retirement

jimmyk on iPhone

Moar winning (from Clarice on FB):

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/trump-budget-chief-shuts-down-consumer-protection-bureau-slush-fund/article/2645385

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Shapiro is what Wictor calls a "perma-talker." They yap and yap about conservatism but never DO anything.

They hate Trump because he's a doer. He doesn't waste time with carefully-crafted phrases, and just does stuff.

In the process, guys like Shapiro look wimpy and ineffective, which they are.

henry

Remaining evil John Doe GAB/Prosecutors blame Francis Schmitz for all John Doe problems. He just got tossed under the bus. (AG Schimmel's new investigation must make them nervous).

http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2018/01/ethics-commission-chairman-blames-john-doe-special-prosecutor-for-documents-drama/

sbw

OL: 20 year old horse

That fact that it’s the equivalent of a human 60-year-old makes the out-of-the-ordinary even further out of the ordinary.

But, as Ruth Buzzi said of kiss-and-tell at her age, “I need all the advertising I can get.”

Marlene

I guess except your brother,Iggy! I spent yesterday the same way the the Duchess of Cambridge did,very quietly. But I'm not a Duchess or 36 or pregnant. :)

Miss Marple the Deplorable

My daughter has a January birthday. She is the sweetest person I know.

Chris Stirewalt is on Outnumbered so I am going to get some stuff done. I can't stand that guy.

Extraneus

Transgender Student Gets $800,000 After Bathroom Lawsuit

A born-female transgender student won $800,000 from her Wisconsin high school Tuesday after reaching a settlement in a lawsuit alleging staff had monitored her trips to the boys’ bathroom.

Ash Whitaker, who identifies as male, graduated from Tremper High School in June, but not before leveling a lawsuit and unsubstantiated claims that teachers had accompanied her to the boys’ bathroom and forced her to wear an identifying bracelet to single her out from other students, Kenosha News reported Wednesday. The Kenosha school board voted 5-2 Tuesday night to grant the $800,000 settlement.

“Winning this case was so empowering and made me feel like I can actually do something to help other trans youths live authentically,” Whitaker said. “My message to other trans kids is to respect themselves and accept themselves and love themselves. If someone’s telling you that you don’t deserve that, prove them wrong.”

Miss Marple the Deplorable


margaret brennan
‏Verified account @margbrennan
3m3 minutes ago

.@POTUS welcomes press to Cabinet meeting with a wry “welcome back to the studio”

henry

Ext, Kenosha is a very strange place. Too close to the border.

jimmyk

As in "borderline" henry?

Jim Eagle

Miss M,

Have friend's who just told me that their son is going away for 2 years to Indiana. Almost in tears. Wouldn't say why, just walked away in grief.

Don't know if its immoral or illegal. Is there a Federal juvinile facility in Indiana? This kid is only 16, I think. Could be older but doubt it.

From what they seem to allude to it was "internet related", which could be anything from sexting to hacking.

Captain Hate

IN defense of Gowdy, Congress has no real ability to prosecute anybody and can only refer entities to the DOJ, which was useless under Stedman and LoLy. What he deserves to be castigated about is being overly solicitous of Cummings who sicced the FBI on True the Vote and then lied about it.

Issa used to be a major blowhard on Rupert's Sunday Infotainment hour, promising things he couldn't deliver.

henry

jimmyk, "borderline"? populated by Illinesian emigres.

Extraneus

Michael Douglas Gets Ahead Of Masturbation Allegations Before They Come Out

Tsk, tsk.

henry

Plus, Kenosha produced Reince. So it has that going for it.

 narcisoyea

Bardella turned on his employer, as scorpions are won't to do.

Old Lurker

Gowdy, knowing full well what his powers were and were not, is guilty of playing to an audience which yearned to say "Finally! Justice will prevail." Remind me how many crimes he actually referred to the DoJ and how publically he then hounded the DoJ to take action? Zactly. Texans say something about hats and cattle?

 narcisoyea

I noted how the Simpson transcript was like pantangeli or Nathan thrum from sctv.

Jane

I just got my new TV with Roku. My neighbor helped me set it up.I have no clue - but it sure seems fun.

henry

ICE raiding workplaces now.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/immigration-agents-raid-dozens-of-7-eleven-stores.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain

At some level there is an issue with the fees the govt charges for automating e-verify as part of the hiring process vs as an annual check. Must be an old Obama reg that set the fees that way. Still winding through that maze for our payroll service.

matt - deplore me if you must

Mr Douglas, did you have sex with that hand?

 narcisoyea


This is the fellow Craig p making too much sense.

https://mobile.twitter.com/streetwiseprof/status/950942121514668032?p=v

Old Lurker

Jane "I have no clue - but it sure seems fun."

Oh where were you when I was a teenage boy?

Ducking.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Jack,

Here are all of the Indiana juvenile facilities:

http://www.in.gov/idoc/2331.htm

The only federal correctional facility is in Terre Haute, on the far west side of central Indiana:

https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/tha/

Culver Military Academy has, in the past, been recommended as a choice for troubled youth who are redeemable:

https://www.culver.org/

I don't know if that is still the case. Do you have any more information than what you revealed?

henry

new thread.

jimmyk

We have a friend who went to Culver and is a huge fan. But I don't get the impression it's a "reform school" sort of place that one gets sent to.

glenda

Happy everything, Caro 🎉...Jane...hope you are recovering easy and enjoy the new TV..
MM..please tell Chitown Lurker , I appreciated the tsunami warning..hope the "comes in 3's" myth ? Re:earthquakes, is bunk !!

If ( please, Lord, hear my prayer)..a big worry of mine has a happy ending...the next project is to try to start 501c?? where the politicians, business, lobbyists, celebrities that push Amnesty, dreamer-schemer, no border security, unfair trade policies, etc. will have 5-50 illegals that get dropped into my city, county, state --Almost DAILY..and drain the deserved benefits of local schools, healthcare facilities, access to therapies --of children of tax paying American citizens, the citizen veteran, the SS benefits of elderly citizens, born or legalized, whom have paid into the system through their lifetime of work, service...

.I will provide a bus ticket, pocket change, and send each with directions to the politician's homes, connect with a local citizen that can contact the local press--join in a new Overland, Overriver, Over-nation Railroad, where the elites pushing the amnesty and free ride for non-citizens can absorb the drain on their ritzy schools, neighborhoods, etc.--Not the struggling middle class they deny choice and opportunity to, but let O'Donahue--Pelosi, Graham. Gutierrez, Schumer, Oprah, Tom Steyer carry the burden.

I figure $250. An illegal to remove them from my area to their benefactors neighborhood will save my city from declining home values, over-crowded, underfunded schools, high crime rates, uninsured welfare seeking, mob-rioters that demand but will never follow the rules, because they don't have to--will be a successful program . Thoughts?

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