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March 16, 2019

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Narciso

Just one if the Asia society players
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.weeklystandard.com/stephen-f-hayes/meet-the-dozoretzes-1799%3f_amp=true

Along with a Rockefeller legacy and a Lazard freres one (rohatyn)

Threadkiller

200 federal agents worked for over a year on the College admissions scandal.

Posted by: MissMarple2 | March 16, 2019 at 10:52 AM

That would certainly explain all the sealed indictments that 4D Beanzzzz, Draw and Strikeout, and Undiscovered Huber pushed as relevant.

I wonder if they will post an update?

Threadkiller

Sorry, TM. I thought I was on the old thread. :-/

Narciso

Well those happened some time later, but is striking how quickly they whitewashed a known swindler like tobin.

peter

That sound of someone hurling? The Slimes dead tree edition has naked pictures of Amy Schumer; ugh

MissMarple2

Just ran across this:


John Cardillo
‏Verified account @johncardillo
14h14 hours ago

History will show that John McCain was a catalyst for this soft coup.

MissMarple2

Threadkiller,

It certainly would explain a lot of those sealed indictments.

I also ran across a thread (will try to find it later) which showed how many of the think tanks receive money from the Chinese.

Talk about a mess! The longer we delve into all of this stuff, we find corruption and foreign influence everywhere.

henry

Peter, that sounds like a ploy to reduce readership to zero.

peter

Fair warning to anyone daring to look it up...have a paper bag on your knee.

Captain Hate

The Slimes dead tree edition has naked pictures of Amy Schumer; ugh

The airport channel failed miserably to make that fat slob appear glamorous.

Porchlight

I think the college admissions scandal has the potential to snowball. There can't have been only 50 clients and this can't have been the only scheme of its kind in operation.

I wonder if it could end up being the Lehman Brothers of the higher ed bubble.

Old Lurker

Sandy, previous thread.

All one needs to know about the state of affairs in our trillion dollar navy is that within just a few months they drove two perfectly good highest of high tech super-costly warships right into slow moving cargo ships that were minding their own business, killing many sailors.

One does not even have to read about the actual recent war game simulations to know that this is not the Navy that won the war in the Pacific after spotting the enemy Pearl Harbor.

Just add it to the list of hollowed out institutions that are not anything like the taxpayers think they are for all the treasure spent on them.

peter

I'd rather watch the autopsy channel

matt - deplore me if you must

Can't wait for the next Guardians pic, especially now. As the Trash Panda would say,

"What if I see something that I wanna take and it belongs to someone else?"

"Then you will be arrested."

"But what if I want it more than the person who has it?"

"Still illegal."

"That doesn't follow. No, I want it more, sir. Do you understand me? What are you laughing at? What? I can't have a discussion with this gentleman?"

His honest venality is far preferable to say, William H. Macy's.

Porchlight

There's an autopsy channel?

Old Lurker

"200 federal agents worked for over a year on the College admissions scandal."

Welp between that and Sleepy Jeff looking high and low for bad doctors and drug companies, no wonder they never found even the hint of federal crimes from the Obama-Clinton antics.

MissMarple2

“Obama declared emergencies to help the people of Ukraine, Burundi, Venezuela, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Yemen, and Libya, among other countries. President Trump signed this declaration to protect Americans. Think about that a while.”—AG Bill Barr

MissMarple2

Old Lurker,

Before you go down the Path of Pessimism, we don't know who else is going to be indicted.

Given the numbers of Ivy graduates in the government, and given Bill and Hillary and Obama's degrees, we might see a few surprises.

After all, until they announced the arrests none of us knew this scam was going on nor that it was being investigated.

Would you be surprised if the Clinton Foundation was involved in Collegegate? I wouldn't. They skim money off of everything.

Old Lurker

Porch "I think the college admissions scandal has the potential to snowball. There can't have been only 50 clients and this can't have been the only scheme of its kind in operation."

Agree 100%.

And they could do that Monday morning simply by asking the IRS for a list of contributors from the last ten years to the tax exempt charity that was being used to run the enterprise. Like Al Capone, one need not look any further than a person paying a crook to break a law and then have the balls to write the bribe off as a charitable deduction on the tax return.

Old Lurker

I know everybody loves to make fun of Ann Coulter, but is this story right or not?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6811259/Trumps-border-agency-admits-built-ZERO-new-walls.html

Threadkiller

The Path of Pessimism is paved with good intentions.

MissMarple2

The situation right now at the #ChampsElysees - the Boulevard is absolutely not to inaccessible - not clear what's going on for #ActeXVIII in #PARIS #YellowVests #16mars #Revolution #RESISTANCEpic.twitter.com/7l4Y5cKP0x

— Partisan FB (@PartisanDE) March 16, 2019

Video at link. Looks pretty bad. ChiTown says it looks like Antifa types have infiltrated.

Old Lurker

MM "OL, Before you go down the Path of Pessimism..."

Ha Ha. I am so far down that path I need new tires for my car.

Porchlight

Hot blue-on-blue action report.

Please enjoy Chelsea Clinton being harassed by activists blaming her for the New Zealand shooting:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6815797/Chelsea-Clinton-berated-Muslim-students-blame-New-Zealand-mosques-attack.html

It is Chelsea's fault because she called out Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitic comments, in their view.

MissMarple2

Old Lurker,

If all that was there before was a brokem down 4-foot fence, putting up a wall gets lumped into a "replacement."

In effect, there was NO barrier, but if you want to make Trump sound bad you can act like it is simply a replacement.

I am sticking with Trump.

Old Lurker

"After all, until they announced the arrests none of us knew this scam was going on nor that it was being investigated."

LOOK! Squirrel!

peter

On the other hand it is cheaper than ipecac. Actually, there is no autopsy channel, and I wonder why not.

MissMarple2

pic.twitter.com/B6NgsZuJdy

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2019

Video at the link.

Porchlight

From prior thread - I believe the Trump purchase of the option on the Penn Central rail yards eventually resulted in the building of the Javits Center.

How great is that? :)

Threadkiller

The story is both right and wrong, OL. That is because both the press and the President are playing technical word games to keep their concert goers in their seats begging for an encore.

What has been constructed in San Diego is a new wall system to replace the old landing mat system. So it is new. Does it cover and new land, no.

Is it more effective and closer to what local agents want? A huge "yes."

Trump has had a tough road on what should have been far more simple had Paul Ryan been helpful. At the same time I am not bothered by Coulter's relentless hammering on the fact that the concert goers are losing their voice screaming "build the wall" while never actually hearing the tune.

Threadkiller

...cover any...

Old Lurker

"I am sticking with Trump."

Me too since there is literally no alternative.

But you gloss over what is reported in that story about the action image Trump has been selling of miles and miles of beautiful new wall going up v what the story reports. Just as you glossed over the post the other day showing the erection of spiffy new 18' climbable walls where others were expecting 30'.

Are the stories right or wrong?

Just because we stick with Trump doesn't mean we have to parrot things that might not be accurate.

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/03/11/exclusive-pentagon-investigating-army-two-star-general-for-retaliation-against-green-berets/amp/

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Sandy's Commander Salamander blog had an interesting story recently noted here at JOM.

It was about the Argentine Coast Guard sinking a Chinese fishing boat caught in local waters which as I recall tried to ram the Argentine.

"Finally, I'll close with an indispensable blog for Navy stuff:
http://cdrsalamander.blogspot.com"

Captain Hate

I know everybody loves to make fun of Ann Coulter, but is this story right or not?

I don't know but Coulter's still a backstabbing whore.

The explanation that the Bush Crime Family hates Ted Cruz for beating their buddy Dewhurst is the best reason I've heard for why he got so many fewer votes than Abbott in November.

Porchlight

The explanation that the Bush Crime Family hates Ted Cruz for beating their buddy Dewhurst is the best reason I've heard for why he got so many fewer votes than Abbott in November.

It's true about the Bushes hating Cruz because of Dewhurst but the Bushes don't carry much influence among Texas voters anymore. Cruz just isn't that likeable and Texas Republicans didn't think Beto was a serious threat, so they didn't turn out.

Captain Hate

Trump has had a tough road on what should have been far more simple had Paul Ryan been helpful.

Not who we are *rawk* Not who we are...

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

"The explanation that the Bush Crime Family hates Ted Cruz for beating their buddy Dewhurst is the best reason I've heard for why he got so many fewer votes than Abbott in November."

Yeah, it's plausible. The only other method I can imagine is ballot fraud where Beto could afford the shenanigans whereas the TX Dem Gov candidate didn't have the resources to pay for "miscounted" votes.

Porchlight

Actually I think Jim is right. My explanation about low turnout doesn't make sense.

Extraneus

Is the 11:43 an actual quote from Barr? He called him "Obama" without the honorific?

Threadkiller

Google "Cruz convention boos" for one thing that, IMO, rocked his reelection campaign.

Abbot has always been gracious of and supportive to Trump.

Captain Hate

We had a similar situation in Ohio where voters chose Mike DeWine for governor but didn't go for Jim Renacci for the Senate. In both cases lots of money bought ads for the D candidate but, unlike Renacci, Cruz had the incumbency advantage. You'll never figure out the real reason for the ballot splits unless you asked every single voter but somethings caused the disconnect.

MissMarple2

Extraneus,

I think the Twitter guy who posted that dropped the "President" title before Obama.

I posted a link to the actual video on the last thread.

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/STUinSD/status/1106951826375667713

My Twitter friend Stu ranks the 6 worst presidents.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
19m19 minutes ago

On the recent non-binding vote (420-0) in Congress about releasing the Mueller Report, I told leadership to let all Republicans vote for transparency. Makes us all look good and doesn’t matter. Play along with the game!

Captain Hate

Twitter is a terrible tool for moderately long lists.

Captain Hate

Does anyone have a link for Mueller requesting an extension? I can't find anything on Bing.

MissMarple2

pic.twitter.com/oCPqP4v1fH

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2019

Video at link.

Threadkiller

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/senate-judiciary-to-investigate-alleged-25th-amendment-discussion-with-rosenstein-mccabe

MissMarple2

Veto Message to the House of Representatives for H.J. Res. 46: https://t.co/9Z5JHAUv6N pic.twitter.com/lA4RSYTZo0

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2019

Video at link.

Threadkiller

Does anyone have a link for Mueller requesting an extension?

I can't find anything about it.

henry

CH:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-03-15/mueller-asks-for-60-day-postponement-to-file-gates-report

Tom R

Does anyone have a link for Mueller requesting an extension?

The MSM is just assuming that the request for extending Gates sentencing means Mueller is requesting an extension for the investigation. The real question is what investigation is Gates cooperating with? If it’s the case against Podesta, Craig and Weber that SDNY is in charge of, then it’s possible the stuff Mueller is looking into is over. If it’s something Mueller himself is investigating then there is really no need for him to request an extension to the SC since there never was a deadline.

Another question I would like to know is who is leaking to the media that the Mueller SC is about to wrap up? This is like the fourth or fifth time there have been reports that the end of the Mueller SC was imminent. Is it someone from Trump’s team leaking to the media or is it someone from the Deep State Swamp leakIng?

Captain Hate

Thanks, henry: and of course it will be granted because that's what Deep State black robed tyrants do. Meanwhile even more worthless codgers can be dispatched to Hell with additional torments of not having seen their hero's finding of nothing.

Captain Hate

Tom,

I think Weissmann leaving is driving the speculation.

Captain Hate

And didn't someone else exit the team?

MissMarple2

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/rallies/mar-grandrap-mi-2019

Trump rally, Grand Rapids, Michigan March 28.

I absolutely encourage going if you are able to! They are electric!

Link goes to sign-up form and details.

Buckeye

CH

Poogan is 87 pounds, so a bit bigger, but has a very similar build.

He is an F1 Labradoodle, mix of pure Lab to pure Standard poodle, which is less common.

He doesn't look like most Labradoodles in that he is broader through the shoulders and butt, but equally as tall.

Looks more like a Giant Schnauzer with a long tail and floppy ears.

Gentlejim

Re the 2018 TX Senate election: Repukes cast 180,000 feeer votes versus 2012 and Demotards cast 850,705 more votes versus 2012, which makes a 1.3 mil vote difference. Was it fraud, low energy for Ted, excitement for Beto or a combo? I’ll let someone else sort that out. What matters is that Cruz is Senator and Beto will soon be forgotten.

Gentlejim

Leaving Tucson soon.

Back much later.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Don't forget to scan the comments in TWIP for more memes. As Iggy noted last week, there are more in the comments than the article these days.

Also, TitoPuraw is on Gab.ai. His Gab stream is lots of fun!
Several JOMsters are there but we don't post much. I'm happy to connect to anyone @JimNorCal if you have a Gab account.

Jane

Anyone here from Nebraska? It appears to be underwater.

Jack is Back!

Wales wins its 3rd 6 Nations Grand Slam under Warren Gatland. Only coach to have racked up that many Grand Slams. Ireland was shut-out until the last minute.

We don't have coyotes but we do have a resident Bobcat aka Lynx Lupus. Here he is opposite the house walking up the cart path for the 18th hole. Bit of a daring rascal.

Buckeye

From a WSJ article (behind the paywall) about NZ shooter:

Brenton Tarrant was charged with one count of murder, and police said further charges will follow as they piece together how the 28 year old was able to travel across Christchurch in a car containing five guns, including semiautomatic rifles.

Seriously?

How about he put them in the trunk?

How about they were on the back seat under a blanket?

Effing retards.

Captain Hate

Catsmeat's from Nebraska, no?

Extraneus

Democrats Abrams, Gillum question legitimacy of 2018 election defeats

Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee who lost to now-Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the state’s gubernatorial race in November, hinted on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” that both he and Abrams got enough votes to win their races, and that Abrams' may have been influenced by her opponent already being in office.

“Stacey juiced as many Dems as she could out of the state of Georgia and you also had the guy who was the referee also being the player on the field, right?” he said, in reference to that fact that now-Gov. Brian Kemp was the state’s secretary of state when he ran for office.

“Guess what, had we been able to legally count every one of those votes not just in Florida but also in Georgia, I wonder what the outcome may be,” Gillum he later said to applause. His comments were first picked up by the Florida Politics blog.

Gillum also agreed with Maher that an amendment to allow ex-felons to vote would make Florida “a different ball game” for Democrats next time: “That’s right,” Gillum said.

Meanwhile Abrams, who has never conceded the Georgia governor race, reportedly said on Thursday that she won her election and didn’t plan on conceding.

She also says she may run for President in 2020 because she has a lot to offer.

MissMarple2

pic.twitter.com/WQThgHWcg4

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2019

Video at link discussing bias in the FBI.

Jack is Back!

I can see the bumper sticker already:

"Vote Democrat, Party 4 Convicted Felons"

MissMarple2

She also says she may run for President in 2020 because she has a lot to offer.

Well, there certainly is a LOT of her.

Meow.

MissMarple2

Meanwhile, on this tweet I discovered that Valerie Jarrett is on a speaking tour. There is a screen cap of cities where she will appear.

https://twitter.com/RichardDaJones2/status/1106956991195463680

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

A sensible essay on history and the duration of empires.
I'm only part way through. The author was born British but eventually served MidEast nations at quite high levels.
He had clear insight into how lazy and parochial our current history classes were and how that held back our understanding of common themes.

Via BeJohnGalt.
"For your reading pleasure — http://people.uncw.edu/kozloffm/glubb.pdf — a history lesson."

MissMarple2

https://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2019/03/seal-spotted-on-hudson-river-ice-just-south-of-albany.html

D

“Could it be the case against Podesta?”...
Wishful thinking.
I don’t believe anyone until I see the declassified documents, the Bad FISA warrants, the Rosenstein/McCabe discussionof Article 25, the unmasking, who did them and why, and all congressional testimony and s summary of who lied and then the indictments and following them at , the arrests.
Then and only then will I believe.
None of this is Zkabuki.
People have the information and are withholding it.
Mueller is stalling because he has nothing and just wasted 30 million dollars of taxpayer money.
His legacy will be one of disgrace for missing the obviousClinton/ Lynch/Obama collusion to overturn and election and initially trying to rig one.

D

and should be an election.

Buckeye

His legacy will be one of disgrace for missing the obvious Clinton/Lynch/Obama collusion to overturn and election an initially trying to rig one.

He didn't miss that collusion Maryrose. He is from the same cabal.

He job is to create a distraction, for as long as possible.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
16m16 minutes ago

Mark Morgan, Former Border Patrol Chief with great experience in Law Enforcement, really understands the subjects of Immigration and the Border. Thank you Mark! @foxandfriends

D

Gillum and Abrams have taken on the victim mantle and like Hillary will not accept their defeat.
Their sense of entitlement is outrageous.
I am sure Hillary was promised the presidency by Obama, Brennan, Lynch, Jarrett and all the other rotten players.
These 3 along with the 3 fools in Virginia have no character and no honor.
They are a disgrace and should not be on a position of power over others.
There is no conscience or true sense of right or wrong.

henry

Thread. Disability is a huge scam tied to the admissions bribes.

@wesyang

As many as 50 percent of children in certain affluent neighborhoods have been classified as disabled and are thus eligible to take the SAT untimed slate.com/technology/200…

https://twitter.com/wesyang/status/1106937752833146880?s=21

matt - deplore me if you must

Th Dems will litigate and litigate until they win and when they lose they refuse to concede.

When my daughters tried to pull that it was time out.

MissMarple2

Thomas Wictor has posted a video with his take on the New Zealand mass murder. It's very interesting, and about 3 minutes long.

I am afraid he is right and we will see more of this stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOikrDPgTyM

Jack is Back!

henry,

They are called Individual Education Programs, and 504 plans. Basically, all you need to do is get the child tested, have the psychologist or Social Worker write a letter to the local school district, voila, you get special dispensation for testing.

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services/504-plan/the-difference-between-ieps-and-504-plans

Any kid with ADHD or ADD or even mild distractions can get it. At Frederick's former High School, not only extra time but you can ask the proctor questions that normally result in the answers being given.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

There was an article earlier this week that quoted Singer as saying he 'assisted' 750-800 families get those fraudulent admissions. I can't find it now. But, yes, it seems the first 50 were just the tip of the iceburg, and he is cooperating.

MissMarple2

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/03/the_senates_dirty_dozen_doing_nothing_about_the_border_except_obstructing_trump.html

Excerpt:

"Loaded with piety, tears, and flapdoodle, 12 GOP senators proudly voted to halt President Trump's declaration of a "state of emergency" at the U.S. border as migrant caravan after migrant caravan after migrant caravan from Central America and beyond prepare to roll into the states through our porous border, and cartel human smugglers prepare for a big cash flow to themselves, the better to wreak havoc on Mexico and Central America."

There are also links to some of the senators' tweets so you can read the reaction of the public to their actions

hoyden

Cooking wisdom from the previous thread:


A chef friend of mine always said:

"Pork fat rules, doesn't get any better than that!"

Posted by: Buckeye | March 16, 2019 at 09:21 AM

MissMarple2

Stephanie,

That is correct. I remember posting that link.

Singer is not the only one, either, so however many "facilitators" there were, multiply each by at least that number.

MissMarple2

Baby giraffe at a New York animal park born today!

https://www.wishtv.com/national/april-the-giraffe-gives-birth-what-to-expect-now-that-the-baby-is-born/1854333323

peter

One of my kids' classmates did that extra time scam due to supposed disability to raise score on SATs--encouraged by his mother to cheat. nice message to send to the kid.

Narciso

Oh yes I mentioned glubb particularly war in the desert about his experiences in Mesopotamia after the main withdrawal.

MissMarple2

Jim, Sunnyvale -

Thanks for the link to that essay. I read it, and it is interesting, but I am hopeful that by having his outline of the stages we are able to break the mold.

MissMarple2

https://yallpolitics.com/2019/03/16/trump-bryant-thompson-wicker-and-hyde-smith-all-played-big-roles-in-evers-monument-designation/

Outline of who did what and some hurt feelings here and there. However, this is the paragraph that popped out at me:

Also notable on the journey to recognize Evers was the Obama administration’s snub of Evers at the end of 2016. Evers was nominated posthumously by the entire Mississippi delegation to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Obama opted instead to honor Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, Ellen DeGeneres, Cicely Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Diana Ross and Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Captain Hate

One of my kids' classmates did that extra time scam due to supposed disability to raise score on SATs--encouraged by his mother to cheat. nice message to send to the kid.

I think this is something boomers have inflicted on the country. Growing up, I can't imagine my or any other parents outwardly asking for special treatment; it would be regarded as lowlife behavior like asking someone what their salary is.

Old Lurker

Pretty soon you are going to tell me a white caucasian can check the box claiming to be an American Indian and then get hired by Harvard College for $300,000 per year, and then imagine herself President of the country which conquered her people.

Nobody would believe that silly story.

Extraneus

I can imagine the conversation, peter.

"Son, you're a white male. If we don't do this, you'll be passed over for someone less qualified anyway."

"Gee, Mom, I hate to cheat, but when you put it that way..."

MissMarple2

Re-tweeted by the President. Video at link.

Attorney General Bill Barr: “The crisis that we’re dealing with today is right on our door step and it presents a real clear and present danger to the American people." pic.twitter.com/9rkOiJsBGh

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 16, 2019
Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Reason 10,000 why I hate the Repub Party.
https://www.bridgemi.com/public-sector/michigan-republicans-push-popular-vote-bills-after-trip-hawaii
LANSING — More than 20 Michigan Republican lawmakers traveled to Hawaii, Puerto Rico and other vacation spots in the past two years where, on one day, they attended a seminar sponsored by a California group pushing to change how Michigan awards its electoral votes for president.

In September, weeks after several flew to Hawaii, GOP lawmakers introduced bills supporting the effort to decide U.S. presidential contests by a national popular vote.

Captain Hate

Obama opted instead to honor Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, Ellen DeGeneres, Cicely Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Diana Ross and Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Rupert Pupkin would approve.

Pinandpuller

Gunn Get In

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Speaking of my birth state ...

CAs AG Becerra is awful and the NY AG is hyper partisan but MIs AG is making a push to join their parade. I remember Soros had a program to target state SoS offices in order to control vote counting but I'm suddenly noticing a lot of fascist AGs as well. I'm guessing WI may be another, judging by the new governor.

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/03/michigans_big_brother_attorney_general_will_crack_down_hard_on_free_speech.html

Narciso

I thought second guardians was a little weak and too dayglo.

GUS

JimNorCal, Stedman is in on that.

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