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April 09, 2019


Tom R

Addendum to my 3:58

Brennan, Clapper, and Strzok are three of the people I believe are certain to be on Nunes list of people accused of committed perjury during Congressional testimony. Another name expected to be on the list is Comey's. If Comey's name isn't on Nunes list then that raises a huge question of why not? I'm going to wait until Nunes list of names become public before going any further.


my son surprised hubby with a certificate for a p-51 ride as a christmas present. He knew he had always wanted to do it, but then kept balking at the price.

Would it be too obvious if I sent this to Jr.?


Happy Birthday Stephanie!!

You are my favorite.....joke teller that is:)

Jim Eagle

Is that Nunes list only names of people who have testified before the Nunes Chaired committee, or all testimonies before all communities?

Captain Hate

I just saw the ultimate Super-Convergence of Insanity - all the memes are running together, I think the writers have completely lost control of the script.

Actual Headline: R. Kelly's Lawyer seeks Communications between Kim Foxx and Indicted Attorney Michael Avenatti.

its from a couple days ago, but still...
Posted by: Tom Servo at April 10, 2019 04:07 PM (Kpl3J)


Ok that will open the hellmouth

Jim Eagle

...communities s/b committees. But you all know that, right:)

Dave (in MA)
Watching the NASA Event Horizon Telescope presentation of our first captured image of a black hole. I screenshot it and is below:

Posted by: Jack is Back! | April 10, 2019 at 09:16 AM

Iowahawk's take:


Tom R

JIB @ 4:11

Five of the eight referrals focus on people accused of lying to Congress and illegal leaking of classified material.

The other three referrals focus on FISA abuse/lying to the FISA court, a conspiracy to manipulate intelligence, and what Nunes referred to as a global leak.

If Rosenstein is implicated my guess it would likely be as part of the FISA abuse referral.


Jim Eagle


Iowahawk needs to stick to the science of hot rods. No camera's used, only radio telescope digital imaging. Probably too scientific for Burge.


Porchlight Re. your April 10, 2019 at 03:58 PM
Regarding the "...link between cities and psychosis"

Oregon Muse has an alternate viewpoint listed on The Morning Rant on Ace:


"If I could express all of our country's problems into one word, I'd say that word is sh*t. We've got sh*tty schools filling students' heads full of progressive sh*t, and when the sh*theads graduate, they start voting for sh*tbird politicians who implement sh*t policies that turn their cities and states into sh*tty sh*tholes.

And then, after a few years, when their sh*thole cities get so completely filled with sh*t that it flows through the streets, the sh*theads say, 'hey, I can't live here any more, it's a sh*thole.'

So then the sh*theads move to some other part of the country that's not a sh*thole, but then, because they're sh*theads, and not well-versed on the whole cause-and-effect thing, they vote for the same sh*tbirds who implement the same sh*t policies that have turned the places they came from into sh*tholes and their new homes gradually turn into sh*tholes that look just like the old sh*tholes, and they never seem to figure out why. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why our country is turning into sh*t."


Happy Birthday Stephanie

Get rid of Coats.

Chuck Ross

Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows want updates on transcript reviews of 53 interviews given in House Intel investigation. (link: https://republicans-oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-04-10-JDJ-MM-to-Coats-ODNI-re-HPSCI-Transcripts.pdf) republicans-oversight.house.gov/wp-content/upl…


Oregon Muse nails it.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

Three sisters, ages 92, 94 and 96, live in a house together.

One night the 96-year-old draws a bath.

She puts her foot in and pauses.

She yells to the other sisters, 'Was I getting in or out of the bath?'

The 94-year-old yells back, 'I don't know. I'll come up and see.'

She starts up the stairs and pauses 'Was I going up the stairs or down?

The 92-year-old is sitting at the kitchen table having tea listening to her sisters, she shakes her head and says, 'I sure hope I never get that forgetful, knock on wood...'

She then yells, 'I'll come up and help both of you as soon as I see who's at the door.'


Don't bring that sh*t to my 'hood.


Yep, Davod, that's pretty much the size of it. Or should I say the size of sh*t.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

The funny part of Iowahawk's tweet are the sooper genious progs correcting his satire.

Jim Eagle

Funny, Steph.

That Sh*t is already in Florida, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, and other parts of the South where Sh*t from the Upper midwest and Northeast seems to flow. Don't know how to stem it outside of political conversion by constantly reminding them why they escaped. But some, if not all, are just plain un-educatable. I see it every day here. They hear FREE and rush to the source right away.

A nation of leeches will not survive long.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Uh, JiB...

Tom R

Trump is taking advantage of Barr’s bombshell.


Sidenote: The Krassenstein twins are once again the first responses to Trumps tweet.


It’s so cute to watch the “twitter sleuths“ claim Barr is not opening a new investigation into things separate from Horowitz and the amazing invisible Huber. Any non 4D fact bounces off their blubber filled heads.

And now a “Q” drop adds Halper as a patriot?

If they keep up with this I may fall off the ledge early from late thing to hard at our doom.


Meanwhile, my deck is now covered with snow. Once more in May would be normal.


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
56m56 minutes ago

So, it has now been determined, by 18 people that truly hate President Trump, that there was No Collusion with Russia. In fact, it was an illegal investigation that should never have been allowed to start. I fought back hard against this Phony & Treasonous Hoax!


There it is. The T-word.

Tom R

Henry @ 4:46

Do you really believe Barr is starting from scratch investigating the crimes of the Obama administration?


JiB, Iowahawk was kidding.


Gonna be 78 here tomorrow:)

Golf course has been busy for last week.

Sprinkler systems now activated, guess no more freezes are anticipated.

Tom R

A Jeff Carlson tweet for Henry to ponder.



Tom R, Barr testified he was starting anew. Who am I to argue with him?


Brad Parscale
‏Verified account @parscale
5h5 hours ago

Now the investigation has flipped. This can never happen again. This attempted coup needs to be fully investigated!

Tom R


Yesterday Barr testified that the Horowitz/Huber investigations would be complete by May/June timeframe. Why would Barr start a new investigation from scratch when the OIG that reports to him is about to finish an investigation on the same subject matter? That makes zero sense.

IMO the new team Barr is referring to is going to be reviewing the evidence from the Horowitz OIG report as well as the criminal referrals coming from Nunes and then making a decision on who all gets indicted.


Meanwhile, the Turtle is moving along:

TRUMP JUDGES - Hark the sound. @senatemajldr "#CocaineMitch" has secured confirmation of 4 district judges nominated by @realDonaldTrump. After defeating D obstruction there would have been more had it not been necessary to confirm Trump's new Interior Sec



Charlie Spiering
‏Verified account @charliespiering

“This is the only Bush that likes me!” Trump says about @georgepbush at an event in Texas. “This is the only one. … Truly, this is the Bush that got it right."


Barr would start anew if he suspected the current Horowitz IG thing was contaminated by conflict of interest. RR involvement in any fashion is a conflict (he signed a FISA warrant, was in conspirator meetings, etc... the are conflicts regardless of hat color). Thus Barr has to start over to get anything that sticks in court.

JM Hanes

Tom R:

"when Nunes releases the names of the people he is criminally referring to the DOJ and Rosenstein's name isn't on the list I imagine the Sundance's of the pro-Trump crowd will be scratching their heads trying to figure out how they got it so wrong."

Well don't hold your breath. I don't expect Rosenstein to be on the referral list, in the first place. He's probably cooperating with Atty. Gen. Barr right now. You jump from "if" to your preferred "then" even faster than you change your goalposts. I sometimes wonder if you take the time to really think it through. I'm not convinced we're even going get a look at Nunes' list, especially if DoJ declines to investigate, or already has something underway.

JM Hanes

Be careful out there, Beasts!


And Huber? No conflict there.


D, I too was thinking that "the worm has turned," and that led me to Omar Khayyam, who is dead right in his beautiful expression of what we all know:

The moving finger writes, and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall turn it back to cancel half a line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

Cabal, take that! You are screwed! Sorry to be jubilant, but if ever a crew of self-righteous malevolent fools deserved it, this one does.


Jimmyk, Huber (along with Rosenstein and Horowitz) were recommended as keepers by whom? Was that person compromised?

Tom R


I enjoy reading your attempts to discredit my points. Once the facts come out about Rosenstein will you admit you were wrong? I certainly will if it turns out I am wrong about him. BTW my goalposts in regards to Rosenstein haven't moved one inch since I took a position on him. Nice try to put me on the defensive.


If I were Barr, I would not take others’ word for who is or is not conflicted. Too damn important. He seems straight forward enough to get clear of all shenanigans before lowering a cosmic boom on the entire mess.


Who is Musfud?

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I suspect Barr is appreciative of whatever he gets from Huber et al, but also expect he has little confidence they plowed that ground as he would want it plowed.


Has Barr uttered Huber's name in public?



John Solomon.


THANK YOU Texas, I love you! pic.twitter.com/24D4K9ILFd

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 10, 2019

45 second video at link of crowds along the road in Texas.


For some reason, this embedded tweet will not post like the one above. I have tried twice and it disappears. Here is the link of the tweet to the President giving remarks and signing the 2 executive orders in front of a bunch of enthusiastic union members:



Unforgettable to see the bullet-riddled walls of the #Warsaw bank where my father valiantly fought the #Nazis #WW2 & the actual sewer entrance he used to escape underground. This is where #POTUS #Trump chose to address the world from #Poland! @Fundacja_PFN #ProudToBePolish 🇵🇱⭐️🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/UPea6YgMjS

— Rita Cosby (@RitaCosby) April 9, 2019

Pictures at the link.




Fear is setting in.

AG Barr ‘Is a Republican Hatchet Man,’ Flunky for Trump



Example: Brad Parscale will take ZERO percent of digital ad buys. People like Rick Wilson will hate him even more.


Crying Democrats

The Hill
· 40m
JUST IN: Senate Dems call for Barr to walk back allegation Trump's campaign was spied on by FBI (link: http://hill.cm/UghIAdF) hill.cm/UghIAdF


Sex, love and the hippies

Former Pope Benedict blames church’s scandals partly on the ‘60s



Enemies of the Obama State

Attorney General William Barr says the government spied on the Trump campaign in 2016.



Tom R: Assuming my perception is correct, when Nunes releases the names of the people he is criminally referring to the DOJ and Rosenstein's name isn't on the list I imagine the Sundance's of the pro-Trump crowd will be scratching their heads trying to figure out how they got it so wrong.

You seem to suppose that if Nunes doesn't refer Rosenstein for prosecution, it proves he's not a black hat; as though he couldn't possibly act unethically against Trump without doing anything provably illegal.

(I'm not claiming he's a black hat. Rosenstein is one of the few players in this matter who I don't have a definite opinion about where he stands.)

JM Hanes


That's exactly what's happening in Montana, as folks moving there from California immediately seek to exercise complete control over every aspect of their environment. Owners associations proliferate, and where my daughter lives, there are less restrictions on what you can and can't do with your property in town than there are outside the city limits, where the Californians are settling.

Captain Hate

Nicole Wallace should worry more about wearing turtlenecks than "workplace violence"


Manuel Transmission

Air pollution. Yeah right. Beijing has maybe 10,000 times the crap to breathe than about anywhere in this country. Porch, I’m assuming you tongue was firmly in your cheek. :)


Well, this is interesting. Apparently Amazon and Google came out swinging against this Illinois bill saying a company is not allowed to remotely turn on a microphone without the owner’s permission.


Do Google and Amazon think they already have authority to remotely turn on an owner's microphone?


GOP trolls ‘Georgia’ Dem over residency claims, gets her to accept gift basket at ‘real home’ in Tennessee



Twitter and Facebook Deny ‘Shadowbanning’ in Senate Hearing

“Does Twitter or Facebook engage in shadowbans?” asked Sen. Cruz, during today’s Senate judiciary committee hearing on technological censorship.

Turning to Twitter’s representative, Sen. Cruz said “you testified before, or you acknowledged that Twitter will downgrade a comment to make it less visible. Does Twitter notify a person if their comment has been downgraded?”

“If we have signals indicating that a person is being a spammy, meaning they are using multiple accounts to do the same, if they are doing automated activity but we’re not 100 percent sure that they are breaking our rules, if they’re abusive then what we will do is make it harder for that content to be found in a couple of different places – one is in search results, and the other is in conversations — the replies.”

Twitter’s spokesman would not reply on whether the platform notifies users when their comments are downgraded, instead promising to get back to Sen. Cruz on the topic.

“I believe the answer is ‘no’, and if the answer is ‘no, that, as far as I can tell, is all but indistinguishable from shadowbanning” said Sen. Cruz.

“At no point, sir, is a person’s followers unable to find what that person has tweeted,” said the Twitter spokesman.

“But if it’s downgraded so far fewer people see it, that is exactly what is being alleged on shadowbanning” responded the Senator.


More details on the Chinese woman at Mar-a-Lago.



Cruz calling the Twitter guy out on shadowbanning lets these goofs know that we are onto their censorship.
Agree completely with Henry, MJW,
JMH and Jimmyk wrt TomR’s comments.
Rosenstein is currently helping out Barr to keep his name off a potential list because he can’t unsign the FISA warrant he put his signature to back on the day when he thought it was funny to talk about wearing a wire.


I think Rosenstein is trying very hard to work on both sides of the fence. I hope he gets nailed.


I love when you quote from great literature.
I so wish I could take a course from you.

JM Hanes


Which "facts" are those? If you really understood my position on Rosenstein, you'd already know that the absence of his name on Nunes' list will not somehow prove me wrong. It sure seems like you spend a lot of time dreaming up scenarios in which other folks will be forced to admit they were wrong and you were right, but that's not why I spend time here.


Chad Pergram
‏Verified account @ChadPergram
18m18 minutes ago

Senate votes to halt debate on nomination of David Bernhardt to be Secretary of the Interio 56–41. Confirmation vote likely tomorrow


Florida Dem Senate Leader Stands by Opposition to Anti-Semitism Bill

The Democratic senate minority leader in Florida's state legislature defended against claims she is anti-Semitic after she opposed a bill that would mandate schools to deal with allegations of anti-Semitism in the same way they address racism.

State senator Audrey Gibson argued she is being mischaracterized by the media and said she is "a champion for all people, all races and all religions," the Tampa Bay Times reports.

"I am not that person that the media is trying to make me out to be," Gibson said. "There’s a lot of misinformation and seemingly deliberate efforts to try and paint me into a corner and paint me as someone that I am not."

The bill in question was brought up in a senate judiciary committee hearing on Monday. It defines anti-Semitic behavior as "accusing Jewish citizens of being more loyal to Israel, or the alleged priorities of Jews worldwide, than to the interest of their own nations."

Gibson was the only "no" vote on the bill and called it "an intentional piece of legislation to divide." She later said the bill is well intentioned but "fights the wrong battle."


Mark Meadows
‏Verified account @RepMarkMeadows
7h7 hours ago

Attorney General Barr, asked if spying on the Trump campaign occurred: "I think spying did occur, yes."

We've seen 2 years' worth of evidence that intelligence community executives did this. The AG's willingness to investigate it is massive. Accountability is around the corner.


Damn. Never want to be on the side of this guy. But stopped clocks...


Barr just nuked Qanon. He announced his spying investigation publicly. There was never any secret investigation, nor ever a reason for one to be kept secret. No secret Huber grand jury. Mueller wasnt a "white hat." There are no sealed indictments. Barr begins now.


I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Rosenstein is a firmly entrenched bureaucratic windsock. That is all.

We managed to avoid the snow here. Temp hung around 40 and we got sporadic rain.


Got a nice coating of snow (half an inch), now drizzle / freezing rain overnight.

Another Bob

Ext, should be pointed out that State senator Audrey Gibson is black.

Another Bob

Of course most may have presumed that.




Huber surely had a PowerPoint presentation for Barr that justified his investigation. He also probably turned over a lot of evidence.

He may not have had the guts to do anything with what he found, but who could possibly do nothing after Sessions' identification?

Nobody would accept a head-fake position without doing the due diligence that someone else might bury.


JMH, Montana has the slogan, “The last best place.” Maybe not for long. My parents are buried in Kalispell. The sign in the cemetery reads, “The best last place.”

Love it.


This is a local story of a mother who is doing something positive after her son's death:




I just talked to Buckeyette. I asked about the weather today.

"It sucked"


So this guest at mar a lagoon was 20 years old, wasnt apparently a student when he received her 10 year Visa what strings were pulled on her behalf


Buckeye, it hit them all morning. Just flurries here until 3. I blame Pritzger


Mifsud the Maltese diplomat with contacts in the east and west.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I really, really hate to sound like OL but, regardless of Barr's resemblance to a bearr, I'd be surprised if anyone gets mauled besides McCabe and maybe Strozk. Pleasantly surprised but still surprised.

And just to get totally Eeyorey, oil is in its fourth month of heading in a direction that is not economically helpful.



Good article. Glad to see appreciation in print for Candace Owens.

Captain Hate


Why do people think it's outside the realm of possibility this happened?

The FBI and DOJ framed Ted Stevens.

The FBI and DOJ and BLM and I forget who all else had motherfucking snipers on the Bundy ranch and then told the court it was all fantasies and ludicrous until a whistleblower gave over the actual documents.

This FBI has been caught red handed having "experts" provide wholly false testimony for 20 odd years, including in death penalty cases.

This is par for the course.

Burn those fuckers to the ground and then dance in the flames.
Posted by: alexthechick - Superelite Ragebunny. Hopping all around. at April 10, 2019 08:09 PM (GbPPJ)



Mo named sources, but she says she has multiple ones and I have found her to be reliable.


Captain Hate,

I want to know why interviews aren't videotaped and why 302's (written "recollections" of interviews) are accepted as evidence.

I want 302's banned.


Yes its contango tango the Caracas maracas but what else is driving this apike.

Jim Eagle

Outside. 75F. No wind, just a Zephyr of a breeze.

Catsmeat let’s teach. You recommend a book and challenges us to report on it as you would one of your classes,




The problem with Sundance is he sees the configuration of the deep state quite clearly, but then extrapolates incorrectly


I think Horowitz will expose Brennan and Clapper and Comey and then it will be up to Barr to decide wether to indict, and I think he may. Also Rice and Powers and perhaps Yates .


And now it's time to call on the FISC to explain their procedures and how this happened.

Jim Eagle

With Barr's testimony and the specific words he used, I am prepared to wait.

No one yet has been that pointed and specific. Big time lawyers like him do not use words like this without a purpose.



What about McCabe, Strzok, and Page?


Unseen1 summarizes the political battlefield as no one in the #MSM has.

1. People are noticing a chance of pace when it comes to Trump and his admin. For example, over the last several days Trump has cleaned out the upper levels of DHS and declared Iran's revolutionary guards, terrorists. These type of things have been promised for years.

Tom R

Henry @7:57

Jack Posobiec appears to be completely ignorant of the fact Barr confirmed the Horowitz OIG investigation is real and wrapping up in May/June.


Oh, McCabe and Strzok for sure. Don't know about Page--she came clean .


OK, Jack. Because I would need to learn from this exercise, I'm going to pick something I don't know everything about (e.g., no Austen). Given the sci-fic/Gothic interest of the crew, let's read Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It's short, a great piece of writing (a really GREAT piece of writing), and full of interest. All I'd point to going in is to point to the historically-important role of gin (for you, MM) and wine (Beasts, lyle, Jack and others). It's a very male-dominated story--look for the few females (I'm afraid this means looking for a feminized moon, because the women are thin on the ground). Those of you who only know RLS's work through The Muppets' Treasure Island, do be aware that the original not only had no women, it didn't feature Miss Piggy.

Another thing, it's called Strange Case (no "The") because RLS wanted the story to seem like something grabbed from a sensational newspaper, with an appropriate headline.


It occurs to me I should give you a prompt of some sort: (in honor of daddy)--that this story is a response to Darwin is obvious--but what kind of response? Show your work! No grades, or, as at Harvard, only a series of A minuses!

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