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May 31, 2019

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Threadkiller

Trump, Don Jr, Eric, Parscale, Giuliani, the 2020 Trump campaign chair, etc have been bashing Mueller, fdcol63.

They all are creating a credibility problem if Mueller was part of their own plan.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

TK, indeed.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

A new bit of NewSpeak for sbw to watch out for.
Noted at BJG blog

"Today the NY Times began describing the heartbeats of infants in the womb as “Embryonic Pulsing”
I am NOT making that up."
https://www.lifenews.com/2019/05/31/new-york-times-tries-to-dehumanize-unborn-babies-calls-babys-heartbeat-embryonic-pulsing/

Threadkiller

Note the quotes where Barr talks about how Rosenstein collaborated with him on questioning Mueller.

Thanks for the link, CH. I'll check it out when I get back.

henry

Jim, I call the NYT's future "failing to learn to code"

Tom R

fdcol @ 2:40

I go with #2. IMO Trump Jr is part of Team Trump and helping to promote the narrative that Pelosi is desperately trying to stop.

Think about it. The more Team Trump tries to destroy Mueller's credibility, the more rabid the Progtards/SJWs demand impeachment. The Progtard/SJWs incorrectly interpret the actions of Team Trump as a sign of guilt and that Trump obstructed the Mueller SC. They are too stupid to realize that if the House Democrats actually impeach Trump the only thing it accomplishes is to help him get re-elected.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

BARR: "... I'm not suggesting that people did what they did necessarily because of conscious, nefarious motives. Sometimes people can convince themselves that what they're doing is in the higher interest, the better good ..."

And sometimes, I think good, well-meaning people can see hidden motives and grand 4D scheming in everyday, routine events and reactions to the machinations of others as part of wishful thinking to convince themselves that everything is under control and the future will be fine.

But this negates Occam's Razor, and Murphy's Law usually reigns supreme.

Tom R

Note the quotes where Barr talks about how Rosenstein collaborated with him on questioning Mueller.

Are you referring to the part where Barr said he and Rosenstein were surprised when they found out Mueller was not going to make a formal conclusion on the OOJ issue?

clarice

And I think Barr was being generous..I'd rewrite this as "I think some people confuse self-interest with public interest".

fdcol63 🇺🇸

clarice, indeed!

Captain Hate

Partially but in general how Barr communicated that he and Rosenstein were acting as two members of the same team.

Captain Hate

I think Barr was being generous too but I'm pretty sure that doesn't mean he won't drop the hammer when appropriate.

Tom R

CH @ 3:10

100% agree on that. Barr probably knows Rosenstein's character better than anyone and one reason I think Rosenstein is one of the few legit adherents in recent DOJ history to the concept of Constitutional rule of law.

matt - deplore me if you must

Buckeye, somebody had to buy all of that Greek and Portuguese and Italian debt!

What? Me worry????

matt - deplore me if you must

fdcol;

Wasn't that also known as the Nuremberg defense?

matt - deplore me if you must

Nurnburg! dam you autocorrect.

Tom R

How much of the Mueller report do people think Mueller himself actually wrote? My experience with executive types and high ranking military officers causes me to assume his staff wrote the entire report, he reviewed it, told them to make changes if there was something he didn't agree with, and then just signed off on it.

For the Part 2 OOJ 200+ page section I am fairly certain Weissman was the lead author for that. Any disagreements on that?

Davod

"I agree fdcol, Barr said Hillary Clinton. He didn't mention the FOUNDATION, BILL or CHELSEA."

Isn't that being worked by the FEDS in Little Rock?

henry

Tom R, I don't know how Mueller handles life (except corruptly in general). As an executive, I write my own things and on occasion go with my staff "suggestions" to change it. Overgeneralizing isn't helpful here.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

matt,

Still got it wrong! It's Nürnberg.
Gotta have the umlauts! LOL

I know because I was stationed there for 2 years. Loved it.

Used to pass by the Palace of Justice every time I hiked up to Kaiserburg, the old Franconian castle on the hill.

Pinandpuller

Can trade goods apply for amnesty?

Melinda

matt-

Don't forget, the ECB accepted all the PIIGS debt at 100% face value for collateral purposes at the ECB, a k a SooperMarioBux!!

D

Iggy:
You and I are on the same blog, we just view things differently.
In group counseling class we call what you attempted with TomR as Red Crossing.
You intervene to help save the person , when ultimately they need to take action to save themselves.
TomR has given JOM an ultimatum as to how he will respond to future comments directed toward him.
Your comment to me and others enabled him to play the victim.
The worst I stated about him was that I thought he was engaging in magical thinking.
I have decided my future course will be to disengage from the discussion because it lacks the honesty I am looking for and life is too short.
The most important news of the day, is of course the recovery of Desmond!
I will continue my prayers for him.
JIB:
Possible compromise on concert.
He attends just the concert and returns home with you or Mrs JIB after.
I once did this with my daughter and a JAY-Z concert.
The police man on duty joked”I bet you wish you would have taken a pass on this one”

henry

Jim Bridenstine @JimBridenstine
2h

We are going to the Moon — to stay.

Today, I am revealing the American companies who will deliver science & technology to the lunar surface. Congratulations to @astrobotic, @Int_Machines & @OrbitBeyond! Learn more about @NASA’s #Moon2024 plans: go.nasa.gov/2HOOZ1Q

https://twitter.com/JimBridenstine/status/1134504932709687299

Another Bob

“Hopefully, the Clinton investigation is "winding down" ... and the Clinton PROSECUTION is about to begin.”

Personally, I’m not holding my breath for that.

henry

NASA going full inhouse... can't be reducing spending by using off the shelf stuff. No sireebob.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Speaking of the moon:

Mysterious flashes of light observed on the moon’s surface

https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/31/mysterious-unexplained-flashes-light-spotted-moon-9768936/

Melinda

Also, in case anyone hears the Financial Porn Channels start yammering about CDS pricing, please keep in mind it's really a "pump and dump" move not made for the general public, because not one of those contracts has ever, I repeat, ever, been honored. Only traded and swapped collateral.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Another Bob, I'm not holding MY breath, either.

Pinandpuller

Now, the state is looking to curb production.

Posted by: Neo | May 31, 2019 at 11:07 AM

Seeing as how tobacco allotments are New Deal era the price controls on marijuana should be addressed by AOC’s Dream On NGD egislation.

Pinandpuller

Jim, Sunnyvale

When is the fetus receptive to Mozart and Drag Story Time?

Marlene

Good afternoon. Howie Carr is discussing the fake Indian's comments from Ext's 12 noon comment. Oh,the mockery is wonderful and funny.

henry

I'm looking forward to ordering the Huber's bio, "when broom meets rug."

Buckeye

What? Me worry????

Roger that Matt:)

fdcol63 🇺🇸

I keep reading articles about "sex robot brothels" and that people will have more "relationships" with sex robots than with other people.

And I despair. I used to pity Hugh Hefner, because I don't think he ever had a mature relationship with someone who was really his "peer" ... except for maybe Barbi Benton.

But at least the beautiful bimbos were human!

Davod

MM2. Re Barr's aircraft ride. If he was traveling between different meetings in Alaska, a military aircraft is probably the only efficient way of doing it.

D

Fdcol63:
I also will believe it when I see it.
Why appoint Huber, get our hopes up and put him on idle for months as we once again wait for someone else’s report to wrap up?
All I know is it is another Friday night, the end of May and we have had no arrests or revelations against the deep state perps.
Another weekend of justice denied.
Barr seems to want to give some the benefit of the doubt as to motive.
I am not feeling that generous.
Overthrowing a duly elected president is not who we are.

Pinandpuller

If Nuremberg is the Victor prosecuting the Vanquished then what do you call Hillary’s defeated army prosecuting PDJT and writing the history books, Sadie Hawkins Day?

D

Pin:
Good analogy!

Davod

I used to wonder what the Russians could ever have achieved, Vodka being the scourge it was.

https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fa8d51c66ddba0ca57e9e229b16cfa904d48714fb53c8be8e3ca7facffd00d4d.jpg

What will the world be saying about the USA in twenty years time after pot has been legalized for many years?

Extraneus

Paints Comey as a hack. Maybe an unintentional hack, but a hack nonetheless.

So a witting or unwitting hack?

Threadkiller

He wears a Hack Hat, Ext.

Extraneus

Btw, having read the whole thing, I thought the Barr interviewer, Jan Crawford, was excellent. Her questions were on the money and elicited important information. She let Barr speak when he wanted to speak, say what he wanted to say, and I couldn't detect her political orientation at all. Great job.

I just looked her up and she's from CBS and ABC, which is surprising.

Threadkiller

From the Ace link


On Mueller's dereliction of duty to decide, and on Rod Rosenstein being "surprised" to learn that Mueller would punt on this question.

A sharp-eyed friend points out that Rod Rosenstein was supposedly Mueller's boss and supervisor through this process, and yet was surprised by Mueller's decision not to decide.

What the fuck was he doing for two years? Did Mueller not check in with him? Did Rosenstein never ask what the initial findings were?


Melinda

Ext-

Yes, she got big thanks from many for playing it straight.

Tom R

Ext @ 4:13

Agree on Crawford's professionalism. I had never heard of her until today.

GUS

Barr isn't going to let the criminals off the hook.
The FBI lying and conspiring because they thought they were doing "the right thing" is nonsense.

None of the criminals who FRAMED TRUMP have the right to take the law into their own hands.
Tell that to Manafort, Page, Papadoplous, Stone, Flynn and many others whom the 7TH floor of the FBI Building destroyed. They even involved the LATE GREAT JOHNNY McSTAIN in this. NO ONE, has told the truth yet, and Rodham has skated.

Barr is going to bring home SOME of the bacon.

henry

TK, classic bureaucrat: "i'm not the affiant."

The buck stops somewhere else in all things for RR. what a worm.

Threadkiller

Donald Trump Jr.

@DonaldJTrumpJr

2h

WATCH: Rand Paul Smashes Robert Mueller Over Trump Investigation, Amash On Impeachment Talk | Daily Wire dailywire.com/news/47900/wat…

https://www.dailywire.com/news/47900/watch-rand-paul-smashes-robert-mueller-over-trump-hank-berrien

8-D

Dave (in MA)
Why take a military transport?
And why is the ramp down as though he's going to do a HALO jump?
Threadkiller

Fox News @ Night 

@foxnewsnight

"Mueller might have done Trump a favor..." @BuckSexton says any notion that the Special Counsel was not partisan has been put to rest. pic.twitter.com/qLs5jQaRlB

-----------------

Donald Trump Jr. 

@DonaldJTrumpJr

True, but I really thought that was settled early on when by choice he assembled a team that consisted entirely of Hillary donors. Give me a break, not one bit of this hoax isn’t 100% partisan. twitter.com/foxnewsnight/s…

11:49 AM - 31 May 2019

Threadkiller

After RR's plane ride with Trump and the shitcanning of Sessions, henry, he definitely improved his go-along-to-get-along attitude. But he still didn't want to be accountable for his failed cover-up scheme.

Neo

NOT SATIRE

Post-EmailGate Hillary Clinton to Speak at Cybersecurity Conference
https://pjmedia.com/trending/not-the-onion-post-emailgate-hillary-clinton-to-speak-at-cybersecurity-conference/

Extraneus

The most jovial dimension.

Tom R

"Mueller might have done Trump a favor..."

100% agree

Melinda

Hah!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D76FpkvU8AQkLqt.jpg

boris

"Iggy:
... we call what you attempted with TomR as Red Crossing. You intervene to help save the person , when ultimately they need to take action to save themselves"

Actually Iggy did not intervene, he made an observation and offered advice.

The observation was that some here at JOM, finally rid of obnoxious trolls, were making the blog something less than a pleasant diversion.

The advice was that the subject should refrain from responding in kind.

Extraneus

Schiff Sends Letter to DNI Coats Demanding Oversight of AG Barr Declassification of Trump Investigation Docs

The three page letter from Schiff demands: a meeting with Coats to be told what Barr has asked for and what has been provideded so far; copies of everything the intelligence agencies turn over to Barr; prior notification of any declassification by Barr; and any declassification made or about to be made by Barr over intel community objections along with assessments of potential harm to national security.
Melinda

More headline gamesmanship:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-spending/u-s-inflation-perks-ups-slowing-economy-may-limit-gains-idUSKCN1T11IU

Tom R

Laffer to get Presidential Medal of Freedom. I assume the Progressives will be outraged.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-award-medal-freedom/

Extraneus

Twitter Suspends Erick Erickson for Joke About Elizabeth Warren’s Heritage

Radio host and blogger Erick Erickson was suspended on May 31 for cracking a joke about Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren. In a tweet from May 30, Erickson wrote, “Elizabeth Warren set to introduce the Wrecking American Prosperity Under Marxism, or WAMPUM Act, wherein she gives away everything for free.”

Twitter seemed to take a side with Warren by grouping her as a protected minority. Erickson was suspended for “promoting violence against, threatening or harassing other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability or serious disease.”

fdcol63 🇺🇸

As I said before, I think RR is an opportunistic Black Hat weasel.

And Mueller is a Deep State Black Hat weasel.

sbwaters

The three page letter from Schiff demands

Schiff can demand all he wants.

sbwaters

Erickson was suspended for “promoting violence against, threatening or harassing other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability or serious disease.”

Isn’t humor a protected minority?

sbwaters

Humor is certainly a minority.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Commenter at BJG:
"More winning: NBA Game 1 playoff ratings hit historic lows"
https://deadline.com/2019/05/raptors-win-nba-finals-game-1-ratings-fall-pascal-siakam-steph-curry-abc-1202624872/

Glad to see the intolerant elites suffer a bit.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

Schiff in one hand, Shit in the other. LOL

Threadkiller


Video of the Butter Sexton interview:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gY8R-laOSLA

I agree with him, Mueller did a favor to those who couldn't decide whether Mueller was partisan.

lyle

Humor is extinct. Or at least should be placed on the Endangered Species Act.

Tom R

WILLIAM BARR: So he has not been active on this front in recent months and so Durham is taking over that role. The other issues he's been working on relate to Hillary Clinton. Those are winding down and hopefully we'll be in a position to bring those to fruition.

Define "recent months".

https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/380915-sessions-reveals-federal-prosecutor-investigating-fbi-allegations

Sessions first identified Huber as the prosecutor working with Horowitz in March 2018. That is a time period of 14-15 months. If you want to parse words, Huber did what he needed to do the first part of those 14-15 months and in the recent months Horowitz has not needed him.

What else was covered in that March 2018 article?

Huber has also been looking at whether the FBI should have more thoroughly probed Hillary Clinton’s ties to Uranium One, a Russian nuclear energy agency.


Buckeye

And why is the ramp down as though he's going to do a HALO jump?

Best view of the mountains in Alaska.

I didn't see if he had a G & T in his hand:)

Threadkiller

The advice was that the subject should refrain from responding in kind.

And having taken that advice I no longer respond in kind. I just scroll by his comments. It is working out well, IMO.

Melinda

Barr's Spox said the military transport was necessary for an unscheduled trip. That's who took the pic of him as well.

GUS

Rodham had a SERVER that she used for OFFICIAL STATE DEPT bidness. She diseminated CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS via that server and e-mail. RODHAM CHOSE TO MAKE THAT SERVER A STATE DEPT/ASSET.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/doj-reached-agreement-with-clinton-lawyers-to-block-fbi-access-to-clinton-foundation-emails-strzok-says.

Who needs a longer prison term..STRZOK or RODHAM.

ANSWER: YES.

Threadkiller

Everyone should click on Mel:s 4:35.

LOL

lyle

So, who can identify the artist from whom Ramirez is borrowing from in Mel’s 4:35 link?

Too easy?

Buckeye

Escher of course.

Buckeye

Not bad for a hillbilly "regular guy" from Ahia:)

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Too easy, lyle.
I saw that one a few days ago. Was it in Saturday's Week In Pictures?
Or maybe Tito posted it to Gab

Dave (in MA)

About 10 years ago I designed a T-shirt so that I could order one for myself. I just went to the site for the first time in years, and they now show the items being worn by a model instead of just the item itself. https://www.cafepress.com/cp/customize/product.aspx?number=289770485

I think it was a great choice for a model.

lyle

One too many “from.” 😬

Tom R

Jeff Carlson on Barr’s choice of words:

https://twitter.com/themarketswork/status/1134566913835536384?s=21

Porchlight

Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all.

Now, the state is looking to curb production.

Good. Maybe my BIL can pack up and come home. He went out there just at the wrong time to manage a pot farm for some friends, who will pull their investment if they're smart.

Pinandpuller

Mexican Smarts Off to the Police NSFW

https://youtu.be/HXIv52aN5R0

Threadkiller

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/transcript-of-john-dowds-voicemail-to-michael-flynn-lawyer-released

Porchlight

>I think it was a great choice for a model.

Agree. And a great looking shirt. Do you get any money if someone buys it?

Extraneus

I think it was a great choice for a model.

lol

Tom R

Anyone disagree with the point made in the last sentence?

https://twitter.com/actual_chaos/status/1134517220636266496?s=21

GUS

It seems to me, that Sessions and Rosenstein being gone, has cleared the way for things to actually get DONE. It also appears that there is nothing 4-D about it. Durham and Barr seem to be the center of this. It is somewhat amazing how Barr has been "transparent" and has faced the onslaught from the FULL COMMIE LEFT, without blinking. He doesn't seem the type of man who takes CRAP from Swamp-o-crats. The left is squriming now.

Threadkiller

"Hey, Rob, uhm, this is John again. Uh, maybe, I-I-I-'m-I'm sympathetic; I understand your situation, but let me see if I can't...state it in...starker terms," the message said. "If you have...and it wouldn't surprise me if you've gone on to make a deal with, and, uh, work with the government, uh... I understand that you can't join the joint defense; so that's one thing. If, on the other hand, we have, there's information that...implicates the President, then we've got a national security issue, or maybe a national security issue, I don't know...some issue, we got to-we got to deal with, not only for the President, but for the country. So...uh...you know, then-then, you know, we need some kind of heads up. Um, just for the sake of...protecting all our interests, if we can, without you having to give up any...confidential information. So, uhm, and if it's the former, then, you know, remember what we've always said about the President and his feelings toward Flynn and, that still remains, but--Well, in any event, uhm, let me know, and, uh, I appreciate your listening and taking the time. Thanks, Pal."

The Infamous Ignatz

--Iggy:
You and I are on the same blog, we just view things differently.
In group counseling class we call what you attempted with TomR as Red Crossing.
You intervene to help save the person , when ultimately they need to take action to save themselves.
TomR has given JOM an ultimatum as to how he will respond to future comments directed toward him.
Your comment to me and others enabled him to play the victim.--

From my earlier comment;

Initially, a drama triangle arises when a person takes on the role of a victim or persecutor. This person then feels the need to enlist other players into the conflict.

Nice try. No dice.
Have at it, though.

Tom R

It seems to me, that Sessions and Rosenstein being gone, has cleared the way for things to actually get DONE.

It seems to me that the investigations started under Sessions and Rosenstein and took a very long time to complete due to the complexity and scope of the investigations. If you are going to go after the Clintons and the Obama criminal cabal you make sure you get everything right so you get a conviction instead of an acquittal.

D

Iggy:

My above post says also that I am done with this nonsense.

Dave (in MA)

Porchlight | May 31, 2019 at 05:21 PM, I really have no idea.

GUS

Maryrose, I will no longer involve myself in the drama either. I hope you saw my posts vis a vis, yesterday.

henry

It’s Friday. I’m gonna have a beer.

lyle

Someone finally came up with a retort to Zippy’s claim that you can buy guns—machine guns, no less—off the internet:

“Heck, they can just buy one from my wingman, Eric Holder.”

glasater

Just stopping by to point out what a t@rd Barack Hussein Obama is..

Former Obama Officials Working To Isolate The Trump Administration On Iran

I'm sure he and his cohorts are doing this all over the globe!

Extraneus

Don Lemon Triggered After NYTimes Bans Staff from His ‘Partisan’ CNN Show

MissMarple2

I am back. Dozed off, then the girl from the apartments a couple of blocks away came and I had her help me pull weeds, water, and sort out some stuff in the storage shed. She will be back tomorrow morning.

I had a nice talk with her about setting goalas and college. She wants to get a job at McDonald's when she's old enough and save money for college. She is 12 and black and lives with her mom and sister. She goes to a Christian school.

I talked to her about the Hoosier Scholar program and working hard to get good grades.
She is a really nice kid but needs some good advice. Hope I can help.

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