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May 25, 2019

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The Infamous Ignatz

If satire isn't dead yet, our Silicon Valley overturds will see that it is.

henry

Can’t let the truth out. That would be obstruction.

Captain Hate

Pelosi is as dumb as a doorknob. Not sure why video manipulation was needed to illustrate that.

Jane

Boy the plot keeps thickening for Obama:

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/05/exclusive-rumors-swirling-that-fired-italian-spies-were-connected-in-plot-to-eliminate-trump/

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Could be photoshopped? ;)

MissMarple2

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— M3thods (@M2Madness) May 25, 2019

Video at link.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Sorry for the sizing.

First image: the poor unwanted marginalized deserve dignity respect.
Second: OK to kill babies who would otherwise grow up poor unwanted marginalized

MissMarple2

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7070041/Donald-Trump-NEVER-sleeps-long-haul-Air-Force-One-journeys.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailus

Rehash of snarky gossip from CNN, but there are some nice shots of the interior of the plane.

Beasts of England

Althouse has a comparative video link, re: Pelosi.

https://althouse.blogspot.com/2019/05/that-video-that-made-nancy-pelosis.html?m=1

Jack is Back!

I don't know why Althouse posts, no one on her site ever agrees with her.

Buckeye

"He has to be erased from the history books. "

Or we could try him for treason followed by a public execution. That could work.

Mrs. Buckeye has ridiculed me for saying that Zero might be the first Prez to get whacked after leaving office.

Course I was thinking some whacko would come unglued and just get a shot off before being tackled by SS guys.

If a tribunal at Gitmo wants to take care of bidness, fine by me.

clarice

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/rein-in-politicized-judges-and-their-injunctions

MissMarple2

Friend just texted me from the 500 Festival Parade. They had 2 Blackhawk helicopters comoe down Meridian Street in a flyover. Very cool.

Now she texts me that some guy passed with a sign that says "Fix Potholes!" (I have pointed out that our democrat mayor does nothing except appear for photo ops.) Our 2-block long street has about 15 huge ones. It looks like a plane dropped bombs on it.

JM Hanes

Jane:

Pardon me for pointing out the real headline suggested by your 11:28 link:

Gateway Pundit Quotes Sleuther!

Back to our regularly scheduled programming....

JM Hanes

Make that your 11:18 link.

MissMarple2

https://therightscoop.com/dan-crenshaw-just-dropped-a-truth-bomb-on-elizabeth-warren-like-a-boss/

Crenshaw also has his photo from when he was in action in the Washington Examiner, and for the first person who identifies the weapon he is holding he will send an autographed copy of the magazine.

You know, we might do well that after President Trump we have a candidate who has killed people. Just thinking.

Captain Hate

In all, Barr said, district judges have issued at least 37 nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in barely more than two years. They issued such injunctions only 27 times in the entire 20th century, he said.

This is absurd and we have a spineless Chief Justice, who can't guarantee one of his court can fog a mirror and is up to his fat ass in FISA complicity, more upset that the President, who received 63 million more votes than he did, is identifying these black robed hacks by the President who nominated them than smacking down this judicial usurpation.

Jane

Not quite sure what your point was JMH, but don't worry, I got the insult.

Tom R

Another postive trend under Trump that won’t get much media coverage.

https://twitter.com/saywhenla/status/1132312303595139072?s=21

Captain Hate

Those are incredible stats, Tom. I think it's time to go full frontal assault on the MFM for excusing underaged sex trafficking by ignoring the statistics.

Tom R

A great observation on something Barr said back in 2017.

https://twitter.com/roscoebdavis1/status/1132288113626238977?s=21

A week or so back someone on Twitter. I think Jeff Carlson, said that John Huber was finishing up his investigation into the Clinton Foundation. I’m hoping he was conducting a parallel investigation into Uranium One as well and both hammers get dropped at the same time.

Narciso79

Day ending in y:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/un-jerusalem-trump-vote-result-decision-general-assembly-null-void-a8123106.html?fbclid=IwAR39vhGmndU6dm48nFZqDrp5Mw323COBdCSr2Ops68GsqilSNSexoqp2--g

mike in houston

funny

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61391086_10210947251115771_3567550640949297152_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-2.xx&oh=0220a2cd8dee9ea2d245a1fc26a73e67&oe=5D9C6D79

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Narciso79

Does anybody in the govt do this analysis:

https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/05/analysis-john-walker-lindh-fought-for-al-qaedas-pro-taliban-force.php

I think althouse does have a socratic style similar to our host,

Rocco

Well isn't this interesting, the first lawyer Mueller hired developed the legal theory of obstruction of justice without intent.

https://jonathanturley.org/2017/06/12/mueller-hires-justice-official-with-history-of-arguing-for-expansive-interpretation-of-obstruction-of-justice/

Since Mueller knew from the start there was no collusion, he planned an obstruction case from the get go....imo!

lyle

From TWIP:

Warren/Harris 2020: The SquawSkank Redemption.

(I’m still laughing over several of the them. Pro tip: don’t miss the comments section, either!)

Narciso79

What could go wrong
https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/24/bill-would-give-congress-oversight-trump-north-kor/

MissMarple2

Good meme.

rich

what did he even mean by collusion? some minor functionaries talking to russians?

MissMarple2

Jane,

I just finished reading the article by Neonrevolt on which the Gateway Pundit article was based. Here it is:

https://www.neonrevolt.com/2019/05/24/operation-charlemagne-the-silent-ones-and-eyepyramid-italys-role-in-framing-trump-spygate-qanon-greatawakening-neonrevolt/

He seems to have lots of documentation as well as an actual live contact. Ut's a little hard for me to get through because of all of the italian names and the fact that their security agencies are organized differently than ours.

It's something to keep an eye out for, just in case he's on the right track.

rich

Posted by: Narciso79 | May 25, 2019 at 01:17 PM

good grief where was congress when Zero was selling out to Iran?

Beasts of England

Did you see my Jerry Reed video at the end of the last thread, lyle? It's worth a listen...

JM Hanes

Jane:

So sorry, Jane! My comment was not aimed at you at all! Mea culpa, you were an innocent bystander.

Tom R

Rocco,

That article is from June 2017. We learned a few days ago that it was Weissman who did all the hiring, not Mueller. I do agree with you that Mueller knew there was no collusion from Day 1 of his appointment. Also, immediately after Comey was fired the Democrats started howling about obstruction of justice. The Mueller SC had to conduct a thorough investigation into that allegation because a thorough investigation prevented the Democrats from being able to claim Mueller covered up anything or overlooked anything. I have no doubt everyone here is correct in their negative perception of Weissman. Because he is a biased leftwing partisan I have no doubt Weissman wanted to ignore the facts and formally conclude Trump was guilty of OOJ. Fortunately around 5 March 2019 timeframe Mueller thwarted Weissman and did not allow him to do what he wanted. IMO that is why in the second week of March Weissman announced he was leaving the Mueller SC team. That’s when Weissman realized he had been played.

BTW Mueller is still officially employed by the DOJ reporting to Barr. Not certain what he is doing but my guess is working with Durham, Horowitz, Huber and other US Attorneys to provide them with the evidence he uncovered.

lyle

I missed it, Beasts. I’ll check it out.

peter

Thanks to our esteemed blog host for starting a fresh thread when he's out with the family.Now to go outside and get some fresh air and sunshine on a gorgeous day. Play nice

lyle

That was awesome, Beasts. Thanks.

lyle

We’re in SV. Cool with intermittent storms but we got the dogs on a hike out Trail Creek this morning. The super fresh air and the water gushing by makes for a quite peaceful outing.

lyle

Still TONS of snow above ~9,000 feet.

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James D.

good grief where was congress when Zero was selling out to Iran?

Aiding and abetting him.

Beasts of England

You're welcome, lyle! It's cool here, as well - only 92°... 😎

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lyle

That effing cracks me up, Ext!!

lyle

Tears of laughter running down my cheeks.

Beasts of England

The two peeps who always link photos in the week in pictures comment section often have better material than the original post.

Narciso79

That is a fascinating story, and if one recalls Italian deep state history, trying to get info on such lodges can prove fatal, for one journalist, who Andretti was accused of ordering a hit

Jane

Oh good JMH, apparently I'm not as dumb as I thought.

Jack is Back!

Just back from Citarella on an absolutely beautiful start to the most crowded little village in America:) Unbelievable, but got a spot right away in the parking lot behind the store.

Hell of a Lacrosse semi-final between #2 Duke and #3 Virginia. Duke up +1 11=10 on Cavs with 6+ minutes to go. Virginia came back from 3 down early in the 1st half. I think Duke is a little winded.

That spygate sweater is coming bare one thread at a time but not enough to move me off The Ledge.

Rocco

TomR, I was simply trying to point out that one of Muellers 13 angry democrats argued and lost before the SC his obstruction without intent made up loony legal theory. He specializes in finding obstruction when no crime has been committed. Just more evidence that Mueller was out to get the president from the start. As far as blaming Weissmann, the buck stops with Mueller, again imo. Off to my Mil's 80th, later.

Jane

That Turley article is quite telling.

BTW, this morning I visited the liberal website I used to post on. They are all still pushing collusion with Russia.

It's got to be hard to be dumb as a plug.

lyle

That kind of thinking is WAY too 1D, Rocco. 😉

Jack is Back!

Virginia comes from behind with 45 seconds remaining and tie it up, but blow a chance to win with 6 seconds to go. One of the best Lacrosse games I have seen in years.

Narciso79

So is it crazy, you decide:
https://www.chroniclesmagazine.org/giulio-andreotti-a-career-full-article/

The journalist he was accused to ordering a hit on was picorelli

Beasts of England

'He specializes in finding obstruction when no crime has been committed.'

Good thing Mueller hired him first!! :)

Extraneus

Keep your enemies closer, Beasts.

Jack is Back!

Virginia wins. peter is ecstatic, I imagine:) OL is making a Grey Goose martini on The Ledge. Who else is a Hoo?

Narciso79

Have you read the AP take, they see the investigation as the crime
https://donsurber.blogspot.com/2019/05/he-likely-spied-on-mitt-too.html?

Beasts of England

That's gotta be it, Extraneus...

Narciso79

Is it true?
https://www.foxnews.com/world/iran-cash-terror-hamas-austerity-declassified-intelligence?fbclid=IwAR2MhIoWSiJkHkA1Rmz7KvDlaApp5D_ux4Ihb-klubPTO6lH4ahFWwH75QU

Jack is Back!

Well, if you believe Trump is into revenge then Andrew Weismann may want to lawyer up.

henry

Narciso, that puts Obama’s skids of cash in perspective.

Tom R

Rocco @ 2:13

Just more evidence that Mueller was out to get the president from the start.

I know most people here believe that to be the case. Lets stipulate you are correct. I still can't figure out why Mueller did not go ahead and allow Weissman and Dreeben to invoke that bogus legal theory and formally conclude Trump committed OOJ despite there being no underlying crime nor evidence to support the charge. That's the very nature of a "witch hunt".

It still makes no sense to me that someone who is corrupt as Mueller is made out to be would not engage in one more act of corruption in order to destroy Trump. What stopped Mueller from allowing Weissman and Dreeben to do what they wanted to do? I haven't seen a logical answer to that question that passes the smell test yet.

henry

Perhaps they got oversight advice from Barr.

Beasts of England

Spying on Mitt would have been much more fruitful than Trump. Donnie's foibles were baked into the cake. Any unearthed transgression by St. Rombley would have cratered his campaign. And likely did - if you believe, like me, that Mittster was on a very short leash by the second debate. One held by the Obama Cabal.

JM Hanes

TomR:

The whole Mueller-thwarted-Weissmann storyline is total make-believe. Its sole fantastical raison d'etre is that if Mueller & Weissman agreed on how Volume II should be handled, your entire house-of-cards collapses.

Mueller was certainly familiar with Weismann's controversial position on thought crime obstructions when he hired him, a construction he would need to sell in a case with no underlying crime. They'd known each other, and worked together at the FBI, for years. It makes far more sense to assume Mueller hired Weismann because of his views, not despite them. If they fundamentally disagreed on that central issue, it would be more than foolhardy not only to make Weissmann his right hand man, but also to task him with choosing the rest of the team -- over all of whose eyes the wool would also need pulling! There's a much better looking set of dots to be connected, in the idea that they agreed to leave the actual take-down of the President to Congress, and just tried to give them all the ammunition they could.

Weismann left when his work on Manafort and Volume II were done, not because he thought he had been played. It wasn't even particularly early. His upcoming departure was announced mere days before Mueller handed in his report to Barr.

Narciso79

Look who the first dissenter is on the thread:

https://mobile.twitter.com/alimhaider/status/1132268641783832576

Jack is Back!

Yale v. Penn State coming up. I want a Yale v. Virginia final on Monday.

Narciso79

Sorry it was on air fleischers thread, John weaver, newly minted Russian lobbyist.

Beasts of England

'The whole Mueller-thwarted-Weissmann storyline is total make-believe.'

May I have 10,000 marbles, please?

Narciso79

That's what a deep state is really like, throw out half of the story, you're still left wotn a lot of skulduggery

Jack is Back!

The most disappointing thing for me about spygate is how journalism has been tarnished for my lifetime. I am having a hard time believing the ones I want to believe like Sheryl Attkinson, John Solomon and Maggie Hemingway. And it is all self-inflicted.

The WH press corp has done nothing to elevate the status of journalism. It is all promoted narrative and opinion.

Captain Hate

Love the Romney bashing in the Surber comments. It makes me more confident that the lessons of post Reagan have been learned.

GUS

I got your e-mail Beasts.

MissMarple2

I ran out for a minute and the radio station is rebroadcasting the 1959 500m complete with old commercials! Talk about a time warp!

Beasts of England

Good deal, GUS!

Tom R

JMH,

March 5 is when Mueller told Barr what his findings were going to be. The next week is when Weissman announced he was leaving the SC. Barr did not issue his summary to the public until March 24. The snitty letter Weissman wrote to Barr and leaked to the media indicates to me he realized he had gotten played

I didn't see anything in your reply that explains why Mueller did not let Weissman get away with what they wanted to do. You claim its make believe but you didn't back that up with anything to explain why there were no formal conclusions of OOJ which is clearly what Weissman wanted.

BTW thanks for pointing out Weissman left when his work on the Manafort case was finished. I pointed out several times the Manafort case did not end until the end of February 2019. That helps explain why the Mueller SC lasted as long as it did.

I think Mueller hired Weissman because he was ordered to by Rosenstein in order to get Weissman away from the DOJ while the crackdown on illegal leaking was going on. I wouldn't be surprised at all if Trump signed off on it. Its been very politically beneficial for him to be able to send out tweet after tweet after tweet accusing Mueller of being on a witch hunt. It has been SIGNIFCIANTLY politically beneficial for Trump that he was exonerated of Russian collusion by 18 Angry Democrats. That was the best possible outcome for Trump of them all. A totally different reality plays out if there were Republicans on the SC team.

Captain Hate

I am having a hard time believing the ones I want to believe like Sheryl Attkinson, John Solomon and Maggie Hemingway.

Those are three of the few left standing. Add Kim Strassel, Sarah Carter and a few others and you've got a starting point for whatever emerges from the rubble.

Narciso79

You miss the point coz:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.hotnewhiphop.com/bill-cosby-warns-harvey-weinstein-about-settling-with-accusers-report-news.81226.html%3f_amp

MissMarple2

From Catturd:

MissMarple2

Thread showcasing the Old Guard's dedication to duty at Arlington on Wednesday:

https://twitter.com/DeptofDefense/status/1132268403455078402

MissMarple2


Catturd
‏ @catturd2
6h6 hours ago

President Trump is being treated like a rockstar in Japan.

Apparently ... they don't have virtual signing, brainwashed, elitists snowflakes there.

GUS

Miss M, everyone should visit Arlington if they can.
As many here know, BOTH of my Parents are buried there.

Jack is Back!

MM,

Get Tom Cotton's new book, he explains the Old Guard and their dedication.

Beasts of England

You're gonna need more marbles, JMHanes. ;)

Jack is Back!

Here it is. Terrific read. Bring hankies even if you are a tough guy.

https://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Duty-Soldiers-Arlington-National/dp/0062863150/ref=sr_1_1?crid=PK2KO7W48AE5&keywords=tom+cotton+sacred+duty&qid=1558813358&s=gateway&sprefix=Tom+Cotton%2Caps%2C238&sr=8-1

Old Lurker

Beasts, I placed your marbles right beneath the Strawberries.

Jack is Back!

OL,

Are you on the Island Ledge or the Potomac Ledge? We only have a large 2nd story porch here to qualify as a Ledge but it has copious amounts of Grey Goose.

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/STUinSD/status/1132326643748540416

Stu talaks about President Trump's upcoming visit to the UK, the fact that Churchill didn't like the US, the Deep State machinations in the UK and how they control OUR Deep State, and other things. Fascinating thread. Be sure you
click on the point where you have to add more replies, so you get to the end.

Old Lurker

Nantucket, Jack. Two weeks already.

Wedding seven days and 11 minutes from now.

Boy is it dicey on the weather.

Just last night, Mrs. OL asked if we had enough Grey Goose in the house to last all the events. Without missing a beat, I responded that that we have access to all we store for JiB in the Ledge lockers. She was confused...

The Infamous Ignatz

--The whole Mueller-thwarted-Weissmann storyline is total make-believe.--

OK, but his point is, if Mueller is truly the damage-Trump-as-much-as-possible-Black-Hat as some have alleged then it seems likely he would go ahead and charge him with obstruction. That he didn't doesn't argue that he was Trump's ally but it's a pretty good indicator he isn't a Deep State assassin either.
It does support the Mueller-as-plodding-hack-who-got-where-he-is-because-of-his-junior-G-man-square-jaw-and-little-else idea though.

Beasts of England

10 to 1 in favor of Yale? Dang!!

MissMarple2

Here is the unrolled version of Stu's thread, which is easier to read if you don't mess with Twitter much.

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1132326643748540416.html

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
23m23 minutes ago

Another activist Obama appointed judge has just ruled against us on a section of the Southern Wall that is already under construction. This is a ruling against Border Security and in favor of crime, drugs and human trafficking. We are asking for an expedited appeal!

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