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February 22, 2019

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Neo

It keeps getting better.
Smollett is Kamala Harris' nephew.

henry

I didn't know TM was tracking the Fed statute of limitations on the cabal.

Extraneus

DEMOCRATS TURN ON BERNIE: ‘HE IS NOT GOING TO BE THE NOMINEE’

clarice

Maybe Epstein case was settled because he was an FBI informant:Maybe this is why Epstein walked--He was an FBI informant: https://twitter.com/Techno_Fog

henry

Neo, that is fake news.

GUS

For fux sake it's BERNIE $ANDERS. You be a socialist, not him.

MissMarple2

https://www.wsj.com/articles/kim-jong-un-purges-north-korean-elite-in-violent-crackdown-11550593810

Behind the paywall.

daddy

Good Morning!

Today is the opening Dog Race for our annual Fur Rondy Festival: Last-minute advice for Fur Rendezvous rookie mushers: Be ready to run under your own power

It's a 3 day Race with 23 contestants, and surprisingly they are happy we didn't get too much snow:

Clarke said trail conditions are “beautiful.”

“There were some places on the trail that were a little iffy or bumpier than we’d like, but these last few little snowfalls filled those in,” she said.

A snowstorm predicted to dump several inches Wednesday and Thursday failed to deliver much more than one or two inches, which was a relief for Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association race organizers.

“There’s no way we wanted to be working with eight inches of new snow,” Clarke said.

This is a speed race of 25 miles per day, starting on 4th Ave, our main downtown drag, and the winner get $65,000.

The much more famous 1000 mile Iditarod starts in early March.

henry

Federal regulators on Thursday broke an impasse over approving new projects to export natural gas from the United States, potentially easing the way for a flurry of applications to build the multi-billion dollar facilities.

In doing so, the regulators approved a liquefied natural gas export terminal for the first time in two years, pushing through a disagreement over how they should assess the facilities' contribution to climate change.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/22/regulators-just-removed-a-barrier-to-exporting-more-us-natural-gas.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain

MissMarple2

daddy,

For some reason I have heard of the Iditarod for years, but I never knew it was 1000 miles!

MissMarple2

https://nypost.com/2019/02/22/white-house-responds-to-arrest-of-coast-guard-officer-accused-of-terror-plot/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter&utm_medium=SocialFlow

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/bernie-sanders-once-said-breadlines-are-good-i-grew-up-in-communist-china-and-i-can-tell-you-theyre-not

Dave (in MA)
1000 miles!

You can't spell "Iditarod" without "Idiot".

Not sure what I'm supposed to do with the leftover 'a','r','d', though.

Dave (in MA)

OK, now she's going to put a dog on the Dark Money payroll. https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1098983253376098305

daddy

Let me check the exact mileage Miss M. I did that off the top of my head.

Tom Bowler

You can't spell "Iditarod" without "Idiot".

Not sure what I'm supposed to do with the leftover 'a','r','d', though.

Posted by: Dave (in MA) | February 22, 2019 at 02:00 PM

Coin a new word! Idiotard!

daddy

Via a google search:

How long is the 2018 Iditarod?

It's generally accepted that the Iditarod is a 1,000-mile race; however, the actual GPS measurements of the route show it's slightly shorter. The southern route measures about 998 miles. The northern route measures about 975 miles. The Fairbanks route measures about 979 miles, according to the Iditarod website.Feb 24, 2018

clarice

Neo--I know he's close to Harris, but I don't think the report that they are related is true.

henry

R Kelly nabbed on the perv roundup circuit:

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/r-kelly-charged-multiple-counts-sexual-abuse-minor-n974621

Jane

Daddy,

I had someone here for cocktails last night who has a close friend who trains dogs for the iditarod. I had no idea they were rentals!

jimmyk

VDH, along similar lines as Conrad Black:

https://amgreatness.com/2019/02/17/autopsy-of-a-dead-coup/

Jane

I love that VDH article Jimmy. I think I posted it on Facebook twice.

henry

The Wall Street Journal @WSJ
3m

At least six of the top 15 health and fitness apps in Apple's U.S. store sent potentially sensitive information to Facebook immediately after it was collected on.wsj.com/2E4h8P7

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/trump-administration-moves-to-cut-off-some-planned-parenthood-funding

Dave (in MA)

"Idiot" doesn't really describe it, but I couldn't find "crazy" in those letters.

daddy

a close friend who trains dogs for the iditarod. I had no idea they were rentals!

I did not know they were rentals either, Jane. I know my buddy's wife who ran the Iditarod had her dogs boarded at some place that is designed/set up to train and care for Iditarod dogs, but I did not think that counted as renting. Maybe it does.

I do know a lot of the regulars have their own teams as that's pretty much their full time occupation.

daddy

Haven'r started catch-up, but just did a quick internet search for a mug shot of indicted IRS Leaker John C Fry, and once again I fail to find one.
They sure do protect their own at all these Federal Agencies. I recall that it took us quite a while to find a legitimate pic of that psycho Peter Strzok, and the first glimpse we had of horse-teeth Lisa Page came via the UK Daily, before she finally cleaned up and started looking fairly hot about 2 months later.

Any odds on if the Brit Tabloids beat our domestic Press in publicizing the first pics on-line of this latest Government criminal?

D

States like Vermont and Oregon do whatever they want the people be damned.
That is why state elections are so important.
Some states are just going their own way on social issues, like marijuana and abortion.
The federal government is largely impotent once the states let loose.
In Ohio , we are limiting abortion.

pagar

No Decent Americans need apply.

Why are we permitting this?

hefederalist.com/2019/02/22/democrats-take-another-judicial-nominee-simply-hes-christian/?fbclid=IwAR2j06RRsw8TmtFVA6qQTeDV-#.XHAuTXp_PH8.facebook

"While senatorial prerogatives are well and good, they ought not to shield religious exclusion. All Americans—Catholic and otherwise—need to demand more from the nation’s representatives, lest the religious test that was applied to Giampietro become a normal part of the vetting for every job in public service, and the country’s promise of religious liberty fade into nothing."

pagar

http://thefederalist.com/2019/02/22/democrats-take-another-judicial-nominee-simply-hes-christian/?fbclid=IwAR2j06RRsw8TmtFVA6qQTeDV-y8Rua5YoT

henry

Wow: infighting is getting brutal-- NYT takes knife to Klobuchar.

https://twitter.com/gideonresnick/status/1099027590340378626?s=12

daddy

Loved, loved, loved Charles Barkley mocking Smollett to Shaq's great delight, and also worth noticing how the tall White guy tries hard to get Chuck off the topic unsuccessfully. My question is why is he so concerned about trying to stop Barkley's mockery? For the last decade these sports shows have been mocking political figures on the Conservative side 24/7, so why try to shut Chuck up, especially when he was on such a humorous and honest roll?

jimmyk

How can Democrats block a judge appointment? I thought the Senate got rid of that 'blue slip' BS.

henry

CNBC Now @CNBCnow
5m

BREAKING: Mnuchin says U.S. and China have reached deal on currency issues, Chinese negotiators to extend D.C. trip by 2 days cnb.cx/2Iti9pv

Captain Hate

My question is why is he so concerned about trying to stop Barkley's mockery? For the last decade these sports shows have been mocking political figures on the Conservative side 24/7, so why try to shut Chuck up, especially when he was on such a humorous and honest roll?

It was a halftime show of an NBA game and Ernie Johnson's job is to try to keep them talking about the game. Obviously Charles talks about whatever he wants to but if Ernie didn't at least make an effort to focus attention on the game he'd be in hot water.

MissMarple2

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/r-kelly-accusers-allege-statutory-rape-797476/

Pictured between the two alleged victims is their attorney, GLORIA ALLRED!

pagar

Apparently Lindsey Graham bought it back. who knows why?

daddy

I was wondering if Chicago Rapper R Kelly was sexually abusing men or women. FOX just said he was abusing women, at least one only 14 years old. Too bad he can't be an FBI Informer---he'd get off with hand slap.

How odd that we now live in a world where I am surprised to learn that a celebrity is actually having sex with the opposite sex.

PDinDetroit

James D, sorry for your loss, grateful for Heaven's gain.

MissMarple2


ffe3301
‏ @ffe3301

Schiff to republicans on Trump, "𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘢𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳. 𝘠𝘰𝘶 (republicans) 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘬 𝘰𝘶𝘵."

Schiff is panicking.
Looking for allies.
He knows what's coming.
===================================

This also looks to me like threats or blackmail. This was retweeted by someone I follow. I have no idea if this is an accurate quote, although it sounds like it.

PDinDetroit

No treatment center can cure Jussie's racism.

D

Pagar:
That is why it was essential to defeat Baldwin in the midterms.
Unfortunately she won and will vote in a partisan manner for the next 6 years.
Evers the same.
We can’t let them win at the state level.

daddy

'Arguments erupt' on Empire set after Jussie Smollett's arrest as 'furious' cast members call for him to be FIRED

Naturally this pertinent story is found in the Brit papers, since our domestic papers have their "protect Jussie narrative" and don't want anything to disturb it.

D

MM:
I don’t think it is blackmail.
I do think Schiff now realizes his goal of getting rid of President Trump is near to impossible after the wonderful SOTU speech and the fact that he is building a wall.
This mission to get his financial records just shows desperation and panic.
Mueller is a nothingburger.
Back to square one for them.
They can’t wiretap anymore and they have run out of dossiers.
They have Horowitz and Huber hanging over their head.

daddy

Will the TV talking heads be making jokes & chuckling about Smollett "liking" prison?
Tapper?....Gergen?...hello.

Great point, Janet.

D

Happy to report only 22 months and 6 days that Dems control the House.
7 weeks have gone by and the Dems have accomplished bupkis.

MissMarple2

https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/22/federal-energy-natural-gas-trump/

Late night agreement paves way for natural gas terminal in Louisiana.

D

Smollett will not go to prison because has attained victim status and has a drug problem.
Slap on the wrist ala Sandy Berger.
But he is a felon and lost airtime on his show,

MissMarple2

Wow, man-o-man President Trump is savage.... In the oval office, in front of Vice Premier Liu, President Trump answers reporter questions about Chinese cyber-security threats and validates those concerns. Vice Premier Liu is seating directly in front of Trump's desk. pic.twitter.com/ab0VcmaYvR

— TheLastRefuge (@TheLastRefuge2) February 22, 2019

Photo at link. When I find video I will post it.

lurkersusie

Surprise

NBC News
@NBCNews
NEW: Senior US Justice Dept. official: Reports that the US attorney general will receive the report from Special Counsel Mueller by the end of next week are incorrect.

MissMarple2

https://amgreatness.com/2019/02/20/how-president-trump-broke-the-left/

Sebastian Gorka.

Old Lurker

Lurkersusie...proving the wisdom of my new found wisdom: Don't believe anything good for us is, in fact, coming until you see it and touch it in front of you, and most of JOM agrees that it is, in fact, good.

Short of that...been there, done that.

Pinandpuller

CNN was actually floating the notion that PDJT's tax reform was a failure because people got smaller than expected REFUNDS???

They got less withholding taken out all year. Does CNN have any idea that a refund means you overpaid?

I miss those days when people I worked with would change their withholding to 10 dependants when OT was rolling. I think they really thought they were gaming the system.


Mark Dice watches CNN so we don't have to: https://youtu.be/ZCQBRZFO91U

Extraneus

"𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘢𝘨𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳. 𝘠𝘰𝘶 (republicans) 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘬 𝘰𝘶𝘵."

I know that was a cut and paste from a tweet, but I wonder how they did that. We never see fonts like that here.

D

No report from Mueller to DOJ next week.

Old Lurker

Including this, Lurkersusie.

While Conrad Black had me until his concluding paragraph, Gorka lost me at the beginning: "Because a brash TV celebrity businessman from Queens broke the media, broke Washington D.C., and broke the self-appointed “elite” on both coasts. The stake he drove through their hearts will endure no matter who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue."

I pray that that might come to be true, but it sure as hell is not in the bag today. I like Sebastian Gorka, but don't do the happy dance until you cross the goal line and the official scores your touchdown.

Extraneus

𝓓𝓸𝓮𝓼 𝓽𝓱𝓲𝓼 𝔀𝓸𝓻𝓴?

Extraneus

𝔸𝕙 𝕙𝕒!!!

Dave (in MA)
Schiff is panicking.
He's got a doppelganger, President Logan on 24, who ended up shooting himself in the head when his conspiracies failed.
daddy

BREAKING: Jussie Smollett has been cut from the final two episodes of Empire still in production, due to his arrest for felony disorderly conduct

I'm so cynical nowadays that I bet there's a push on amongst the Show's writers to see if they can have his character beaten up by some homophobic White Racists in MAGA Hats, and have his character's absence explained by being in the hospital indefinitely, either recovering or dying, depending on how Jussie's Court Case in real life plays out. If I was a Lefty writer of TV scripts that's how I'd fight for the cause.

Old Lurker

Why would Schiff be panicking, and what does he think is coming that he should worry about?

daddy

My transcript.

Howie Carr: ...There are new developments. He was fired this morning from the rotten TV Show that he was on, and that of course is "Empire." There are now reports too that uhh yesterday they were saying that perhaps he was making $65,000 per episode. They shoot 18 episodes...and so do the math. 18 x $65,000 works out to just under $1.2 Million per year. So now, today there are stories he may have ben receiving up to $125,000 per episode, which basically doubles it, so $2.4 Million. So did he really do this preposterously stupid and hateful exercise to get a raise from $2.4 Million?...

I hope Jussie's broken ribs are healing.

Extraneus

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Narciso79

Other news:

https://www.caracaschronicles.com/2019/02/22/obstacle-road/

jimmyk

Maybe something related to this, OL?

https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/15/adam-schiff-fusion-gps-glenn-simpson/

Not that Dems ever face consequences.

Old Lurker

Don't you just hate it when Ext gets a new toy?

:-)

Old Lurker

Jimmy "Not that Dems ever face consequences."

My point exactly. And they cannot be embarrassed.

hoyden

The special report from Special Counsel is getting as elusive as Big Foot. There he is! Oh, he's gone now.

Jane

OL,

I think the real problem is the news/commentary we hear is never heard by the left. They have no idea that there is no Russian collusion, they don't have any understanding of Trump's accomplishments and they are completely sure that "socialism" is great.

How we change that with the media, the education system or the prejudice of social media is beyond me.

Dave (in MA)

Amy Klobuchar eats with a comb.

Captain Hate

7 weeks have gone by and the Dems have accomplished bupkis.

It's like Paul Ryan never left.

daddy

Howie Caller: Bob Kraft is living proof there is no such thing as White Privilege anymore.

henry

Dave, the part I found odd was she waited until after eating to wash the comb! That is bad executive function in a brain,

Narciso79

Yes theh were planning that law for automatic registration, there was some official who was in favor of that but its gone nowhere, maybe the green deal was the beginning.

Old Lurker

Hoyden, maybe not Big Foot. But we can compare it to that report Horowitz was going to issue that would end the Left for the crimes he was going to reveal.

ho hum.

Jane, it is beyond me too but you are right on the target.

daddy

How we change that with the media, the education system or the prejudice of social media is beyond me.

Jane,

That is the exact question Bill Ayers asked himself in about 1970 after he got off from that bombing incident that killed his girlfriend and for which he ought to have been hung.

Old Lurker

Tru dat, Daddy, but Ayers had the benefit of knowing that it is so so much easier to tear something down than to build something up.

jimmyk

If Klobuchar stays in the campaign, the R's top priority should be to find a way to provoke Amy into an explosion, preferably on camera. She's obviously an accident waiting to happen.

henry

Gloves are off:

@pzf

BREAKING: New York, California, and Washington are threatening to sue the Trump administration over new rules restricting abortion referrals

- The Hill

MissMarple2

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/22/twitter-co-founder-ev-williams-leaving-board.html

Narciso79

So that DC cop who joined Islamic state got his convictions reversed

daddy

"Mr. Smollett is a young man of impeccable character and integrity who fiercely and solemnly maintains his innocence betrayed by a system that apparently wants to skip due process and proceed directly to sentencing.”

What did we as a Society do to make this good young man feel he had to resort to such a sad episode to highlight the pain he felt for Gay Black men in Trump's America? We must turn the microscope from Mr Smollett and instead focus it upon ourselves in order to understand the reasons for this anguished and long overdue 'cri de coeur' from Jussie's broken heart for this nation:(

henry

Daddy, or we could .... have a beer. Oh yes. Beer is much better than Smellitt.

MissMarple2

This is from a crime reporter for a Florida TV station. Link goes to the list. (I don't recognize any of the names except Kraft, but I am not big on celebrities or sports people):

List of those involved in sex trafficking operation out of Jupiter. https://t.co/pR2XN2BtkZ @WPTV @WPTVContact5 pic.twitter.com/tZg9HiXM9p

— Merris Badcock (@MerrisBadcock) February 22, 2019

Thanks to ChiTown Lurker for finding this!


Captain Hate

after he got off from that bombing incident that killed his girlfriend and for which he ought to have been hung.

He wasn't on trial for that.

Extraneus

TRUMP DENIES ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR COAST GUARDSMAN’S TERROR PLOT

“I’m actually getting a very final briefing and a very complete briefing in about two hours,” Trump said in response to a question about the incident. “I think it’s a shame. I think it’s a very sad thing when a thing like that happens.”

“Do you think you bear any responsibility for moderating your language when it comes to that?” NBC’s Hallie Jackson asked the president.

“No,” he replied. “I think my language is very nice.”

Jack is Back!

Think about all the ads that write themselves Parscale already has and it’s only getting better, every time a dem opens their mouth.

Yes run on Trump’s record but negative ads win elections.

daddy

What I am most pleased at is that the Washington Post is not reporting on this salacious episode of Pat's owner and Trump friend Bob Kraft. They are treating him in almost exactly the same way that they refused to engage in any coverage of the sordid affair of Jeff Bezos, owner of the WaPo. I am so glad they are not hypocrites.

---New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in prostitution bust
Washington Post - 4 hours ago

---Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution in Jupiter, Fla.
Washington Post
3 hours ago

---Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting ... - Washington Post
2 hours ago

---Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitute
Washington Post
1 hour ago

---Trump on Robert Kraft: 'He's proclaimed his innocence totally'
Washington Post
1 hour ago

---Misbehaving owners hardly unheard of in pro sports
Washington Post
42 minutes ago

---etc


daddy

Daddy, or we could .... have a beer. Oh yes. Beer is much better than Smellitt.

He who Smollett, dealt it, Henry.

lurkersusie

So now that want Trump to undo something
Obama did.

Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸
@JackPosobiec
#Breaking More information on ISIS bride Hoda Muthana

It was actually the OBAMA ADMINISTRATION that revoked her US passport

https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1098993496072114176

MissMarple2

https://www.oann.com/president-trump-hints-he-will-meet-with-chinese-leader-xi-jinping-very-soon/

daddy

Schiff is panicking.
He's got a doppelganger

Jussie Smollett's got a doppelganger---his twin brother.

Maybe his twin brother did the crime, not Jussie!

MissMarple2

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/431175-south-dakota-governor-state-devastated-by-trump-trade-wars

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Republicans can all come out and speak in front of cameras all the live long day pushing back on all of this and playing up the accomplishments - getting the MSM to air it???? Not likely.

They could be shouting from the rooftops now. How would we know if they are or aren't? If they are, do they just assume it is getting coverage on the networks/cable?

daddy

He wasn't on trial for that.

I know Capt, but he should have been.

daddy

The only thing I can't figure out is why that Coast Guard nutcase didn't have Lisa Murkowski on his hit list?

Dave (in MA)

MissMarple2 | February 22, 2019 at 04:52 PM, rumor has it that there are 175 more names forthcoming, including some prominent ones.

Somebody elsewhere pointed out that if this is some kind of human trafficking ring exploiting women like they claim, why did they spend 6 months gathering a list of johns rather than cracking down immediately?

MissMarple2


Sec. Sonny Perdue
‏Verified account @SecretarySonny
1h1 hour ago

BREAKING: In Oval Office meeting today, the Chinese committed to buy an additional 10 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans. Hats off to @POTUS for bringing China to the table. Strategy is working. Show of good faith by the Chinese. Also indications of more good news to come.

henry

Note, John P Havens, former CEO of Morgan Stanley is on the list.

Narciso79

To be fair it was brinkema, who allowed the prosecutors to present a stupid argument and allow a non sensical statement in a charge.

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