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ZUCKERBERG ADMITS MISHANDLING CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING LABELING CONSERVATIVE PUNDITS ‘DANGEROUS’

“We mishandled communication with Diamond and Silk for months,” Zuckerberg said in a response to Congress that was released on Monday, two months after his highly publicized congressional testimony. “Their frustration was understandable, and we apologized to them. The message they received on April 5, 2018 that characterized their Page as ‘dangerous’ was incorrect and not reflective of the way we seek to communicate with our community and the people who run Pages on our platform.”

“As part of our commitment to continually improve our products and to minimize risks where human judgment is involved, we are making a number of changes,” Zuckerberg added.

Sad Sack

Trumpkins the New Snowflakes..

PC Keyboard Kommandoes😎

daddy

In the interest of full disclosure, my previous posts were dictated to me directly by DJT himself.

This was right after he used the US constitution to wipe Kim Jong's cum off his ass.

daddy

Sock puppet at 07:41.

Captain Hate

I'm with Tom R on thinking Rosenstein doesn't want those well intentioned boneheads in Congress to interfere with an ongoing investigation. If some of them have been submitted to a grand jury I don't think he can legally release them.

henry

Pre-existing conditions may be the most expensive part of Obamacare, driving premiums through the roof and out of the solar system. So of course the Turtle commits to keeping it. It's only our money. That parasite doesn't contribute a dime to anything. Efemall.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-12/mcconnell-backs-obamacare-s-coverage-of-pre-existing-conditions

Another Bob

Henry, forget premiums. It’s now impossible to buy an individual health insurance policy.

They’re Unobtainium.

Beasts of England

'How many times did you try that trick before they caught on?'

{ { { golf clap } } }

Beasts of England

Thanks, JM Hanes!! I'm caught in a do-loop of having a new email address, so I can't reset the photobucket password I've forgotten because it sends the security key to my old corrupted email address. lol

Maybe I'll just send the photos to daddy so he can upload them... ;)

maryrose

Beasts:
Can’t wait to see the photos.

Beasts of England

Thanks, maryrose - I'm trying my best! Maybe I'll just create new email and photobucket accounts tomorrow. :)

Captain Hate

Trump trolling that mentally ill cooch hound, Mark Sanford, is as funny as Punchy. I hope Sanford's ex and four kids campaign against the louse

maryrose

CH:
Sanford is only 2 percentage points ahead of Arrington right now.

narciso

Since the decision desk want up:


http://abcnews4.com/news/local/south-carolina-primary-election-results-updating

Sad Sack

Trump bonds with birds of a feather

Captain Hate

That might change after the tweet, maryrose.

Captain Hate

Just a reminder that regardless of what the media says Congress does not have a right to every bit of evidence the DOJ might have uncovered.

Exceptions to the rule include any information that is being used in a criminal case or has been presented to a grand jury. There is now proof of what has been pretty obvious for some time now, there is a grand jury empaneled in this case hearing evidence.

Don't know if that's the case here but if you read the article, I know that's a big ask, the Congressional staffer admits deep in the article that Rosenstein was likely reacting to Congressional threats to subpoena him and if so this really is noting more than dueling shots across the bow.

Trump can fire anyone in the Executive branch he wants at any time. He can also declassify any information he wants at any time. He hasn't done either in this case and the story is 6 months old.

IG report will be out on Thursday afternoon. Expect to see more bullshit stories between now and then trying to get people distracted.
Posted by: JackStraw at June 12, 2018 05:48 PM (/tuJf)

narciso

A more sober reading:

http://journal14.com/2018/06/12/so-thats-it

narciso

And the update:


https://mobile.twitter.com/ABCNews4/status/1006696189444677632?p=v

daddy

A bit of transcript from Tucker's Show on Rod Rosenstein threatening to subpoena Senate Aides:

Tucker: ...I have to ask you about this braking news just out.. Katherine Herridge has a story saying that on January 10th (2018) Deputy Atty General Rosenstein went up to the Hill and met with Repub members of the House Intel Committee, had a dispute with them, and threatened them with a Subpoena of their E-Mails and phone records. This is what one of them said: "I read it as a not so veiled threat to unleash the full prosecutorial power of the State against us." DOJ on background has confirmed that that did happen. What is that about?

Jeff Sessions: Well I don't know that they confirmed that exactly. In fact the FBI Director, the senior Ethics Attorney who was in the room says that that is a mischaracterization of what occurred, and it also I think indicates that there's been a breakdown of relationships when in fact since January a great deal of progress has been made. We understand in this Department that we are accountable to the President, we are accountable to Congress, and we need to be cooperative with them to produce as many documents as rationally and legally and properly as can be produced. and we've made tremendous progress in that regard, really.

Tucker: Did the Deputy Attorney General threaten to subpoena the E-Mail and phone records of members of the House Intel Committee?

Session: Well I was not in the room and I can't speak to what occurred. All I can say is that Chris Wray, the Director of the FBI and the Senior Ethics Attorney of the FBI was there and others and they did not see it in that same fashion.

Tucker: So as a factual matter you don't think that that happened?

Sessions: I'm confident that deputy Rosenstein, 28 years in the Department of Justice, did not improperly threaten anyone on that occasion, but we do believe that we have tried to be cooperative with them and have made progress as the months have gone by, and in fact have had some good relationships with the Members of Congress.

Tucker: OK.
=====================

Boy, I buy that from Sessions as much as Tucker bought it from Sessions.

Kevlar Kid

Isn't the issue in contention about national security concerns re the identity of somebody named in the docs Nunes has subpoenaed?

The DOJ hasn't cited any commitments under law re grand jury testimony etc as the reason for refusing to comply.

"The Justice Department has refused to provide the documents. Intelligence officials say the material could jeopardize the source, a U.S. citizen who has aided the special counsel investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign."

But what does Rosita say? Does anyone have access to a link featuring DOJ's official reply?

"Nope. And you can't make me!" is not an official reply.

This US citizen: is it likely to be the disappeared Stevie Halper?

Nunes has been clear he's not interested in the identity of any person the DOJ seeks to protect from being exposed by the subpoena.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-nunes-subpoena-justice-department-20180509-story.html

narciso

Senior bureau ethics atty, is the same as jumbo shrimp, sadly and you know wrays part of the play.

Kevlar Kid

"Rosenstein was likely reacting to Congressional threats to subpoena him and if so this really is noting more than dueling shots across the bow."

I posted earlier that the two sides of this compliance tete-a-tete between Rosita and Nunes was merely rope-a-dope before the bell tolls ahead of the release of the IG report.

And i agree. This story is very old in terms of how many news cycles have chewed on it since last year.

Captain Hate

You're being played, guys; this is old news.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
14m14 minutes ago

The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe! No more rocket launches, nuclear testing or research! The hostages are back home with their families. Thank you to Chairman Kim, our day together was historic!

Jack is Back!

Late to the party, catching up. Mnuchin and family pulled up to Le Charlot tonight and marched inside. Mrs. JiB and I were outside having our aperitif. We had noticed a guy in a golf cap, secret service kind of ear plug walking around and checking out the alley where the Chevy Suburbans pulled up and let out the group. 2 nights in a row, so he must like it just like we do.

When is TM going to take care of this sewer overflow we have had here lately?

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
41m41 minutes ago

I want to thank Chairman Kim for taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people. Our unprecedented meeting – the first between an American President and a leader of North Korea – proves that real change is possible!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dfh7rrhU8AEUUYw.jpg

Captain Hate

The real story which the MFM is trying to ignore is how Mueller doesn't want to comply with discovery requests from the target of his sham indictment. Put up or go away, Bob.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
54m54 minutes ago

There is no limit to what NoKo can achieve when it gives up its nuclear weapons and embraces commerce & engagement w/ the world. Chairman Kim has before him the opportunity to be remembered as the leader who ushered in a glorious new era of security & prosperity for his citizens!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dfh5gjBVQAAh_Y9.jpg

Kevlar Kid

Saying somebody present didn't see things the same way as those alleging there was a threat made by that pencil-necked DOJ Saint Rosita: is that a no or a down the middle veteran of the senate LOIA deflection.

Ya, it's not a lie. But it smacks of hearsay since AG Sessions wasn't in the room.

Also, the point the AG makes about relationships improving and "progress" on releasing documents.... is that some kind of pat on the head?

Ya ya ya. Be cautious if we want to get the real bad guys. Doesn't mean the would-be White Hats have to speak and act like complete and utter squishes.

Jack is Back!

When Trump goes to the UK he should make a similar video of how the UK could look if it curtailed muzzie immigration and the resultant epidemic of grooming young English girls.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
1h1 hour ago

It's time for another #MAGA rally. Join me in Duluth, Minnesota on Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30pm!
Tickets➜http://donaldjtrump.com/rallies/duluth-mn-june-2018

Kevlar Kid

The epidemic is actually the raping of young girls.

narciso

Yes kev but we've seen this rodeo before, in 2004, march 10, to be exact:

https://www.commentarymagazine.com/politics-ideas/qatar-al-jazeera-columbia-journalism-review/

How was enoch Powell so dusturbingly prescient in 1967?

Kevlar Kid

"Join me in Duluth, Minnesota "

Will be interesting to see what the crowd's like at that one--- and what the rally attracts from Minne-Saint Paul liberalie land.

narciso

And is cool half million jeffersons own for counsel who told Mueller he must present witnesses.

maryrose

Hey , how come the channels don’t have election results scrolling at the bottom?
When do the polls close in Maine?

narciso

That would be judge Amy berman Jackson.

GUS

Yes Session Von Four D said.... {{ I'm confident that deputy Rosenstein, 28 years in the Department of Justice}}

How many years as a Senate Security dude did LOVER BOY WOLFE have in Mister Sessions.

The swamp is more than 28 years old.

jimmyk on iPhone

Not sure if it’s meaningful, but Arrington is building a bit of a lead over Sanford. 5150-4730 at last count, 15% of precincts. Could be interesting.

narciso

Who came up with this ridiculous system:


Http://wmtw.com/article/commitment-2018-get-total-maine-primary-results-reaction/21083518

clarice feldman

ext, I have the thermopen. My husband never uses it though. He claims he just knows when the meat's done.

Pinandpuller

GUS

I know, I know. But I do get a small MST3K amusement from talking to a bad movie.

Reminds me of a crazy woman I encountered downtown. Like a parrot she squawked "Gimme a dollar!" Which I did . So she said "Gimme another dollar!"

GUS

Sanford is off wandering the Appalachian trail.

narciso

Ben witless is trying for even more sanctimony than queasy:
https://mobile.twitter.com/benjaminwittes/status/1006315934439624704

He is the weakest link

clarice feldman

CH, I agree with you. DC sometimes hyperbolizes.

GUS

Narciso, good lord that dude and his followers are VIRTUE SIGNALERS not so anonymous.
They care, and they even sign up the kiddies for the libraries summer reading program.

Wow.

Pinandpuller

What Rosenstein gets from Sessions is a benefit of a doubt that demands a verdict.

Jack is Back!

This Latin phrase sums up the media, Dems and #NeverTrumpers reaction to his meeting with Kim:

Damnant quod non intellegunt.

Its like Boston feels when the Yankees sweep them or vice versa.

narciso

As opposed to haberman listening to the signals in her teeth, yes the daily caller has sometimes jumped the megalodon

narciso

Yes, but they think themselves wise, as with Romans 1, when at best they are reacting to an ergot driven hallucination

Threadkiller
We mishandled communication with Diamond and Silk for months,” Zuckerberg said in a response to Congress that was released on Monday, two months after his highly publicized congressional testimony.

What does this mean? When did Zuck answer this question? Was is before D&S were attacked by Dem congress dickheads? The "release" date of his answer doesn't necessarily indicate the actual answer date.

I will read the link now and see if it is clarified.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
17m17 minutes ago

A year ago the pundits & talking heads, people that couldn’t do the job before, were begging for conciliation and peace - “please meet, don’t go to war.” Now that we meet and have a great relationship with Kim Jong Un, the same haters shout out, “you shouldn’t meet, do not meet!”

GUS

TK, It's in the all gone machine. Nothing more to discuss. Zuckerberg isn't a lying hack, and c'mon, he sort of apologized.

Threadkiller

Ok. The link, at 7:29, has a link to the Zuckerberg pdf response. The 200 plus page response. The date at the link suggests that congress wasn't aware of Zuck's BS answers when they grilled D&S.

Jack is Back!

There is more blue on blue action than #nevertrump action that makes a big difference. The Seattle backdown is a harbinger of things to come, in my opinion. How do liberals become conservatives? From a mugging on policy and economic issues. Seattle and San Francisco are models of over the top progressive communities that are killing their anchor commerce.

Watch and see.

Threadkiller

Good point, GUS.

Marlene

narciso @ 9:12...yes,the primary today is an experiment with ranked choice voting,which is *interesting.* Right now,the only person over 50% is Shawn Moody (R) who is a candidate for governor. I doubt if any of the seven Dem candidates for governor get over 50%,but we'll see.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

52% now reporting and the 7 point spread is consistently maintaining.

SC state election website --> https://t.co/qNXan17ugA pic.twitter.com/T0U89MQVml

— TheLastRefuge (@TheLastRefuge2) June 13, 2018

At the link it's currently Arrington 52 and Sanford 45.

lurkersusie

Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸
The federal agent who questioned Ali Watkins about her sources is now being investigated.

The actions of a Customs and Border Protection agent who allegedly confronted a reporter covering national security issues about her confidential sources are being examined by the CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility, the agency said in a statement Tuesday.

The agent, Jeffrey A. Rambo, contacted journalist Ali Watkins last June as the Trump administration was ramping up its investigations of unauthorized leaks to reporters, and he identified himself as a government agent.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/world/national-security/customs-and-border-protection-examining-agents-questioning-of-national-security-reporter/2018/06/12/05dac696-6e74-11e8-afd5-778aca903bbe_story.html?__twitter_impression=true

narciso

This is the same fellow who defaulted on his agreement with the vinklevossi, (btw what happened with bitcoin?) who diluted savarin the partner that believed in him from the beginning, and look him off the masthead of Facebook, that Zuckerberg?

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Dan Scavino Jr.
‏Verified account @Scavino45
10m10 minutes ago

Just refueled at Hickman Air Force Base in Hawaii — next stop, Joint Base Andrews (9 hours.)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfiOUOgVQAAm3q1.jpg

GUS

Ali Watkins was banging RAMBO too??? NO WAY.

narciso

Why would a cbp agent be investigating 'single female reporter, seems suspicious.

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Secretary Pompeo
‏Verified account @SecPompeo
14m14 minutes ago

Without this terrific team at Embassy Singapore, a successful #singaporesummit would not have been possible. Thank you, @RedWhiteBlueDot

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfiN4xXX4AIKgYO.jpg

===================
Pompeo is really trying hard to install a team spirit in the State Department.

Janet 🚬

Virginia Republican primary...

Corey Stewart has won the Republican primary for Senate, setting up a November showdown with incumbent Tim Kaine.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/election-results/virginia/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3a37784dad08

Stewart
Freitas
E.W. Jackson

All were good & all support President Trump

Jack is Back!

A little back up to my point.

https://lidblog.com/almost-half-of-san-fransisco-bay-area-residents-want-to-leave/

GUS

Jack, they backed down for fear of losing their jobs.
A lot of BIG MONEY was pissed off. I told MRS. G., that the owner of STARBUCKS was willing to lose MILLIONS and MILLIONS and MILLIONS in order to be a true RED FULL COMMIE VIRTUE SIGNALLER. He's going to be just fine with the hundreds of millions left.
His franchisees????? Their stuck with the GUESTS who chase half their business and investment away.
Do not EVER underestimate the hypocrisy of the FULL COMMIE LEFT. POVERTY FOR THEE, BUT NOT FOR ME!!!!

narciso

From the folks that brought you quantico, glynco the exciting story of law enforcement trainees at work and play, what could go wrong?

narciso

And Tim drapers California carve up, went on the ballot,

GUS

Dang, I remember when Oblahblah flew back from the BEEEEEEG Iran deal, he had JAMES TAYLOR flying wing man. And man did Obama and Kerry get the job done.

FULL COMMIES have a huge disconnect with HONESTY and REALITY.

Jack is Back!

Uh oh! Mike Pence has competition. Pompeo making bigger splashes off the diving board to the roars of the crowd. Something to watch more closely. I think Trump understands this kind of rivalry but maybe not since his kids run the empire and not hired help.

It will be interesting to see how this shapes up in the next few years.

Jack is Back!

Off to bed. Slaap lekker, tot morgen.

Threadkiller

I don't think Pence wants to be President. Just my opinion. Trump keeps this up until 2024 and he and Pence get to strut off stage as winners. Big League Winners. The 2024 election will be nasty and the winning Republican will have to have take a beating for two. One for them and one for Trump.

If I had an 8 year run of walkoff bases loaded home runs, I would retire.

GUS

Jack, Pompeo's rise has been faster than virtually any politician in history.
Except for the JEMF'er Of course, OBAMA was 13th boy on a 12man roster at Punahue, the ALL BLACK prep school in Hawaii, while Pompeo was 1st in his class at WEST POINT.

GUS

Pompeo/Haley. Kansas/SC.

Threadkiller

Haley needs to clear up her eligibility problems.

jimmyk on iPhone

Still 52-45 Arrington over Sanford, 65% reporting. This seems big—how is the MSM going to handle an anti-Trump incumbent R going down in a primary?

GUS

Damn TK, you caught me.

GUS

Jimmyk.....here's how......STORMY DANIELS....something something....

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I have one fault to find with Pompeo. He does NOT have a poker face! Every time I saw him he looked like the cat that swallowed the canary.. HA!

Nikki Haley has been surprisingly good at the UN. I mean REALLY good.

Captain Hate

I agree with TK; Pence is a good guy but I don't think is ready to be the big dog. Being the next guy for eight years might be all of DC he wants.

Captain Hate

Sanford losing tonight would be outstanding. The guy has been a fraud ever since he cheated on his wife. What the hell is wrong with South Carolina?

Another Bob

Has Trump given Pence any particular portfolio? If so, I missed it.

narciso

Space council among other things, he was liason to the north Koreans at the olympics:


www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2018/06/12/glum-msnbc-hosts-just-because-it-hasnt-happene

narciso

Cutting like a knife:


http://theguardian.com/world/2018/jun/12/us-de-facto-embassy-in-taiwan-reopens-as-symbol-of-strength-of-

jim nj

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/the-dollar14-trillion-us-surplus-that-trump-is-not-talking-about/ar-AAywgA5?li=BBnbfcN

This a truly stupid article, but I expect someone is going to use this kind of thinking to obscure trade statistics.

Some whacko economist has totaled up US exports, then added to that all foreign production of American multi-national companies, to come up with a number that shows that the US has huge trade surplus with the rest of the world.

SO if Apple manufactures a phone in China, using Chinese labor and sells that to a Chinese citizen, it should be included in the above equation. It's not imported into China, but should be included in "US sales abroad."

That's just silly.

GUS

Why would ANY AMERICAN be against AMERICA having at least an equal footing vis a vis foreign trade?

The answer is the same answer for almost all POLITICS in AMERICA now.

THE FULL COMMIE thought they were on the CUSP of a complete takeover. TRUMP FUCKED UP THEIR WET DREAM. And the MUELLER bullshit, will not end well for the LEFTISTS.

narciso


A rare bit of awareness:

http://global.handelsblatt.com/politics/trump-may-point-eu-tariffs

GUS

So TOYOTA'S built and sold to Americans, are JAPANESE SALES?

Another Bob

Narc, IOW, no.

Tom R

This falls under the category of "good riddance".

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/senior-justice-dept-lawyer-resigns-after-shift-on-obamacare/2018/06/12/b3001d7c-6e55-11e8-afd5-778aca903bbe_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.a204a4ba3dc7

narciso

About time:


http://bearingarms.com/tom-k/2018/06/09/orlando-pulse-survivors-sue-p

GUS

This is our strong LEADER Barack Obama. The JUG EARED MF'er was scared out of his boys size 16 slacks, to act in AMERICAN interests. He was too bizzy bowing and trying to gain favor with MUZZZZLIM mullahs and other rogue MUZZ.
North Korea was of no interest. Iran WAS, because of OBAMA'S Daddy/Step Daddy, and because of VAL JARRETT, Obama's step MOMMY. But Obama was TOUGH on RUSSIA....RIGHT?? Not a chance, no MUZZ interest, and OBAMA, being the PHONE AND PEN pansy that he is, was only interested in winning skirmishes, that he was the KING PIN.
So, he was really tough on CHINA too. Right??
WRONG.
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/obama-white-house-blocked-needed-u-s-arms-sale-taiwan/

jim nj

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2018/06/donald-trump-as-goldenhair.php
fun

Dave (in MA)

jim nj, I had that earlier as "12 Diet Cokes, not shaken or stirred". I've watched it 4 times.

narciso

Get back on the trail:


https://mobile.twitter.com/ABCNews4/status/10067268147174318

Miss Marple the Deplorable


Caitlin Byrd
‏Verified account @MaryCaitlinByrd

Mark Sanford concedes, saying he is a realist: “The numbers indicate I am not going to win this race.” #SC01

JimNorCal

One for TK:

According to ancient Hawaiian tradition, the quickest way to appease PELE, the volcano God, and have the lava fires stop is to make a human sacrifice into her fires.
According to tradition, that needs to be a celebrated leader who was born in Hawaii.

Obama quickly announced he was actually born in Kenya, and has the Birth Certificate to prove it.

Kevlar Kid

Say what you will about California, the last 20 years living here have boosted our personal and business balance sheets through the roof.

Every day Mrs Kid and I outrun the fastest sabertooth.

Lotsa people, liberal and conservative, don't get that because they subscribe to the dying economic model of exchanging time for money.

The amount of consumer debt most people carry, adding in student loans for worthless and labor market irrelevant degrees, makes it impossible for those exiting the state to live anywhere gainfully.

Would be interesting to look at the solvency status of the 46% vs the 54% group.

I know a lot of people who left Califas for Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Florida, Alabama, Oregano, Texas and other states only to come back due to the culture shock. I lived in three states while being gone from my native state for 25 years.

It had changed a lot. But my reasons for living here did not. Not one iota. Home is home no matter what Pelosi or Bercerra or Feinstein say or do.

There is a sea change coming. And my money will be invested here amidst the disaster that California allegedly is. Still one of the top 10 economies in the world. If someone supporting a family cannot figure out a way to punch their spigot into THAT, then they deserve to trade time for money the rest of their lives.

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