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June 02, 2019

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Momto2

Facebook has a "warning" about this statement "this photo may show graphic or violent content" and it makes you click on a separate link to open it.

Very Dangerous Statement!

clarice

My fave kids toy included a bit of uranium:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld9XPPjVeS0

We used to love it when a thermomter broke and we'd push the mercury around.

Tom R

Ex-FBI Director James Comey never used a grand jury to investigate the Russian interference/collusion "crimes" he said he was investigating..

Sperry should know the FBI doesn't convene federal grand juries. The DOJ is who does that.

MissMarple2

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1135362182223400962.html

This thread is based on information from Breitbart, the New York Times, and Red State.

It's a very interesting discussion of who was in on the plot at the beginning, how it expanded, and why you can know that.

Buckeye

I had an old break action 410 hand-me-down also.

Don't think I ever hit anything (live) with that gun.

Pattern was about the size of a softball as I recall:)

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Highly recommend Jane's 10:43 Human Events link on Barr and Mueller.

jimmyk

Bows and arrows, BB/pellet guns, firecrackers...

Don't forget lawn darts.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

"Don't think I ever hit anything (live) with that gun."

Buckeye, picking shot out of squirrels became tedious, so I started plinking them with .22's. LOL

clarice

The fact that COmey never tried to convene a gj--which he could do by requesting the US Atty to do so--meant he never was investing a crime--only spying on people which did not require a gj.

Tom R

Everything everyone said is true and yet at the bottom of it all is the left has not only revealed their true colors in the last few years but those colors are the bright red blood of infanticide and severed penises to manufacture front hole "women" and the rest is the baby poop brown of the bat shit crazy temper tantrum they're throwing to turn the US into a combo Frankfurt School Romper Room -n- Drive Through Abattoir.

The fact that the Lefitsts have exposed their true colors (aided significantly by Trump) is IMO an inflection point. Going back to the 1950s McCarthy era the Communists have largely been successful in concealing their true nature to the masses. Obama got elected because the Communists were able to conceal his true leftist radical nature and con leftwing voters into believing his lie that he was a centrist. Those days are over.

What you are seeing from Team Trump is an organized messaging strategy (political gaslighting) covering multiple issues that intentionally triggers Progtard/SJWs into continuously displaying their true nature day after day, week after week all the way up to the 2020 election.

Captain Hate

--The business cycle has been transformed since the corporate tax and regulatory cuts. --

I hope so Mel. I remember saying a year or so ago that either the economy was coming to the end of its cycle or possibly there was so much pent up activity that had been deferred by Barry's 8 years of stagnation that maybe it would be different this time.
We'll certainly find out soon enough.

The most pro growth administration since Reagan can't eliminate cycles but it can change the shape of them, particularly after 8 years of the most stifling administrative state in recent domestic history. I don't think it's unrealistic optimism to have higher than usual expectations for the current one.

MissMarple2

Our local radio host recommended this article:

https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2019/05/against-david-french-ism

Jack is Back!

JohnH,

He didn't make it to the last concert (Sunday). They postponed the opening until 6:35 pm but that is when it started to rain. Frederick and friends hung around Times Square and Penn Station, then he took a late Jitney home and woke me around 0015hrs. Mrs. JiB already submitting a claim to AMEX for the ticket and ferry costs.

Everything I did as a kid was dangerous and life-threatening if you listened to my Mother:)That included playing catcher in pickup baseball games without a mask, racing bikes on the street instead of the sidewalk, plinking cans with a BB gun, and seeing how far up a tree you can climb.

Captain Hate

The left has never fully revealed their true colors because the propaganda press camouflages them and continues to do so; aided by a phony "opposition party" that refused to point that out.

MissMarple2

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2019/06/03/narrative-busted-anti-immigrant-trump-just-broke-another-record-and-no-wonder-the-media-isnt-covering-it/

henry

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https://twitter.com/YaleAthletics/status/1135250866431320064

Narciso79

The thing about soros, is his shtick is nothing new, hes like blofeld in the way he coopts non profits for his own dark deeds, but he learned this skill when he was operating his open society projects in eastern Europe, ironically this is around the time he cultivated victor urban, whi has turned out to be one of hiz strongest foe.
The bluepeint was gramsci.

Tom R

Highly recommend Jane's 10:43 Human Events link on Barr and Mueller.

It's a very good article that we discussed here when it was first published.

And how, exactly, did Bill Barr know that that § 1512(c)(2) was central to Mueller’s obstruction theory – in June 2018, when he was still in private practice at Kirkland?
On June 8, 2018, Bill Barr wrote a detailed memorandum to Rod Rosenstein about what he believed was Mueller’s interpretation of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(c)(2). While Barr professed to be “in the dark about many facts,” in light of the Mueller Report, it’s clear he knew *exactly* what Mueller was up to.

Now, it’s possible that Barr simply heard some extremely accurate scuttlebutt from some old DOJ pals about the exact statute Mueller was relying on to investigate obstruction of justice. It’s also possible that he was so incensed that he decided, on his own initiative, to draft a very thorough memorandum to Rod Rosenstein about his concerns, appropriating some expensive Kirkland associates for the task.

But that’s improbable. A more likely explanation (and my first novel thesis) is that Trump’s legal team sought out Bill Barr, gave him inside information about Mueller and Weissmann’s interpretation of § 1512(c)(2), and asked him to write the memorandum to Rosenstein.

It's plausible speculation but there is also the possibility that Mueller or Rosenstein is who gave Barr the information on Weissman's interpretation of § 1512(c)(2). Both of them knew what Weissman was trying to do so they possessed the same inside knowledge that Trump's lawyers did.


Narciso79

Blueprint was gramsci also some of Sam robins projects like ips, Christic predated Soros and did David Fenton nrdc. But eastern Europe was like Afghanistan was for bin laden it helped him identify node of contact propaganda targets of financing.

the sheikh took from most of the Peshawar circle, largely hekmatyar raisul Sayyaf jounis khalis and the haqqanis, he didnt bring anything new to the game except the target.

Narciso79

Some of the past details here:

https://archive.triblive.com/news/inside-americas-future-now/?printerfriendly=true

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Heh. Deplorable Don can be counted on to turn a phrase!

https://donsurber.blogspot.com/2019/06/democrats-stuck-with-russiagate.html
Democrats made a strategic mistake in not simply accepting their defeat, regrouping and moving on. A peaceful transition of power serves the losing party as well as the winner.
After refusing to accept the results of the 1860 election, Democrats were out of power for 24 years.

Narciso79

The us and Canada institute was a favorite of sid vicious,

Narciso79

Well that's true up to a point thanks to the terror campaign of 1876, they ended up in charge of the south for about 80 year monopoly.

Narciso79

This is just slice of the rotten pie:

https://web.archive.org/web/20090326062522/http://www.knology.net/~bilrum/PeaceGrpGloss.htm">http://www.knology.net/~bilrum/PeaceGrpGloss.htm">https://web.archive.org/web/20090326062522/http://www.knology.net/~bilrum/PeaceGrpGloss.htm

Townsend hopes for instance influenced the narrative about forreatal as recent as diuglas brinkley.

Jane

I've heard nothing but phenomenal reviews about Chernobyl from multiple sources. I don't have HBO but if you do, I'd put it on the list.

Manuel Transmission

By the time I was six, my dad knew I would be getting my hands on his only pistol, a S&W 32-20 that he only used to shoot the heads off our about to be Sunday chicken dinner, so he swapped it for a fancy new ‘camp gun’. A Stevens .410-.22 over/under, which I still have. I was issued one box of ammo a year, so I learned to shoot it like a rifle, particularly because it had rifle sights. Took a long time to learn pointing vs aiming with a shotgun. I’m still stingy with ammo in spite of my shop not floating away due to all the lead ballast. :)

henry

Now, due to continuing refugee placements as well as chain migration there are an estimated 80,000 Somalis living in the Twin Cities metro area, or more like 79,000 if you subtract those who’ve left the country to join terrorist organizations like ISIS.

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/332241/

Jane

Howie Carr us GREAT!

https://howiecarrshow.com/2019/06/03/elizabeth-warren-campaigns-in-so-so-much-trouble/?fbclid=IwAR209umo0wVMdzU_VPtSzwjLDxYkDYcnHhO4IXOFjmYCo3ZuUtvH9i0MoZU

Captain Hate

I thought The Nation was a prog rag. But then I found this there:
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Rational (if politically innocent) observers may have thought that when the Mueller report found no “collusion” or other conspiracy between Trump and Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin, only possible “obstruction” by Trump—nothing Mueller said in his May 29 press statement altered that conclusion—Russiagate would fade away. If so, they were badly mistaken. Evidently infuriated that Mueller did not liberate the White House from Trump, Russiagate promoters—liberal Democrats and progressives foremost among them—have only redoubled their unverified collusion allegations, even in once-respectable media outlets. Whether out of political ambition or impassioned faith, the damage wrought by these Russiagaters continues to mount, with no end in sight.
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Posted by: Axeman at June 03, 2019 12:19 PM (vDqXW)

clarice

My husband loved Chernobyl. Having spent several weeks there that seemed like years, I couldn't bear to go back and see the horrid living there.

Melinda

Speaking of Rome:

https://twitter.com/g_occhionero/status/1135461026776981504

Narciso79

Well they were Soviet ophiles, Putin is a rissian nationalist which still appeals to Stephen cohem, Aaron mates is more straight up xontrarian.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Yes, that Nation article is the same one Surber wrote about (link up a few comments from here). Surber writes quite a long piece about it.

JM Hanes

I haven't read any of the commentary myself, but after seeing the pix, I just assumed that the "My Fair Lady" observation was a reference to the famous scene (but maybe not so famous after all!) from the movie in which all the costumes were black and white.

henry

if my search is correct, it is now 6:52 in Italy. What did the guy announce at 6:15?

Tom R

I thought The Nation was a prog rag. But then I found this there

AFAIK they have been the most pro-Communist leaning media organization in the country for decades. My guess is they realize Team Trump is successfully gaslighting Progtards into displaying their true nature and destroying all the "progress" the Communists have made in destroying the country for the past few decades. IMO The Nation is trying to get fellow Progtards to STFU about impeachment just like Pelosi is.

Narciso79

Cohen really dismisses the Russian sourced components of the predicate, having reas the kavalec memo, I dont blame him.

Melinda

Like most officious Italians, it's coming over now, late.

Threadkiller

REMEMBER, REMEMBER THE 9TH OF NOVEMBER…

The day after the midterms, Jeff Sessions was asked for his resignation. Less than a month later, Bill Barr was nominated as his replacement. Everyone talked about how he was the “consensus choice” in the administration. No other candidate was ever seriously floated.

That leads to my second novel thesis: After it became clear that Rosenstein was not persuaded by the Barr memorandum, Dowd and Sekulow persuaded President Trump to fire Sessions and make Barr the Attorney General.

Why fire Sessions? As discussed, it was on Trump’s lawyers to solve the problem posed by Mueller’s interpretation of § 1512(c)(2). One can’t imagine they were too happy in July 2018, having realized that they had no means of stopping this investigation, save for one.

The timeframe is key here. The Barr Memorandum was written on June 8, 2018.  It probably wouldn’t have been obvious to Barr or Trump’s lawyers that their effort to persuade Rosenstein had failed until July.
The problem for Trump’s lawyers is that Rosenstein had either adopted Mueller’s obstruction theory, or was letting him run wild with it despite his reservations. But who decides what the Department of Justice’s position on the proper interpretation of a criminal statute is? Usually, the attorney general would decide. In this case, however, it was the Deputy Attorney General, since Sessions was recused.

But what if Sessions wasn’t the Attorney General?

The timeframe is key here. The Barr Memorandum was written on June 8, 2018. It probably wouldn’t have been obvious to Barr or Trump’s lawyers that their effort to persuade Rosenstein had failed until July.

And Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement in late June.

If Trump’s legal team thought that Sessions needed to go, they probably would have been reluctant to advise Trump to fire him right away, with a bruising Supreme Court confirmation battle coming up, followed by the midterm elections.

Narciso79

Black rock stiffed him on a buyout of a falling bank, all deep staters hang together, considering his success in the EU elections he should have more leeway and opposed to the five star.

Melinda

And since my Italian is a bit rusty, I'm relying on translate to get to where Conte is basically saying. "Ignore the electoral results, follow the EU's Rules."

This may not be too good a route to go, given the current sentiments.

Threadkiller

The above is from the Human events link from earlier.

It so closely matches something I wrote here several months ago it, it is eerie.

Sessions was shitcanned for a good reason, and it wasn't because he was Stealthy.

Melinda

Also, live action shot at ridiculous frames per second:

https://twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/status/1135500522876743681

Jack is Back!

Clarice,

When were you at Chernobyl? Before or after, and why? My old firm has been there since cleanup began. We designed and installed the first Sarcophagus to cover the plant site. I went in 1999, when in London. In two days I reached my health-physics count for a full quarter. Still radio-active filthy.

clarice

Russia, not Chernobyl--

Threadkiller

Here is that link again:

https://humanevents.com/2019/05/01/checkmate

Narciso79

Who knows about Italian politics.

Melinda

Fire Sale!!

Oh, wait, who's was that originally? Ummm, nevermind, I'll pass..https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/03/huawei_to_sell_subsea_cable_biz/

Jane

It's the 3rd thesis that makes the most sense IMO, TK.

Jack is Back!

Russia, Ukraine, they all look alike:) I thought maybe you were there representing those Finnish reindeer herders who got over 50K micro-sieverts. That's a full year's worth for those working in a hot zone nuke.

Narciso79

That north Korean official may not be Norwegian blue after all. Ap doesn't explain which.

Melinda

narc-

Apparently a pic popped up of him with Kim on Saturday. Also, the original source for that story has a decidedly worse reputation than News Of The World.

Threadkiller

He ties all three together very nicely, Jane.

MissMarple2

https://reason.com/2019/06/03/fisher-price-rock-n-play-recall-safety/

This happened to pop up on my Twitter feed after all of our discussion this morning about unsafe toys of our childhood.

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Photo at the link.

The President and Mrs Trump stand with The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as the US and UK national anthems are played at the start of the #USStateVisit 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/BCUjwIpTk2

— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 3, 2019
Narciso79

Chisun ibo or KCNA who to trust?

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Short video clip at the link.

The President and The Prince of Wales inspect a Guard of Honour formed by Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards. #USStateVisit pic.twitter.com/RwxRdLhm77

— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 3, 2019
MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Short video clip at the link.

The Queen, President Trump and the First Lady view a display of items from the Royal Collection illustrating the enduring relationship between the US and the UK. #USStateVisit pic.twitter.com/gPuI5Ziab6

— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 3, 2019
Melinda

Chosun.

Totally random in its accuracy.

Narciso79

So one might be dead another reeducated, they could just in person him to make it easier.

Melinda

Or steppping out for coffee.

Propaganda was an art for them at one time, so my salt intake goes up with some of this stuff.

JM Hanes

JiB:

"From that photo at 10:05 it appears that the Queen is fascinated with Trump"

I wouldn't be surprised if she quite likes him. After all, Prince Philip was never one to shy away from frank, if not controversial, public comments! I'm sure the royals also have a love/hate relationship with the press. She probably doesn't mind having an excuse to shun the London mayor, either. I understand she likes a good joke. She & the Trumps may have more in common than people might think. I do admire her good sense in refusing to abdicate in favor of Charles! Hopefully she'll live a great deal longer, thus making his reign as short as possible.

Momto2

JMH I just assumed that the "My Fair Lady" observation was a reference to the famous scene (but maybe not so famous after all!) from the movie in which all the costumes were black and white.

You are giving them more of the benefit of the doubt than I am. First of all, it's The Today website. The title "Melania Trump is giving us 'My Fair Lady' vibes as she meets the queen" omits all of the other references in the article (Lady Di, Camilla wearing white, etc.) and emphasizes the Eliza Doolittle angle.

I saw it as a sly but not so disguised dig at comparing her to Eliza and implying her outfit was ostentatious and ridiculous. But that's just my humble opinion :)

For those who didn't read the article - these photos were not side by side but were included.

Melinda

Also, that she's really, underneath it all, just a Cockney spewing, street girl selling flowers, and all that implies.

Another Bob

Jane, “Chernobyl” may be a good movie but isn’t great history.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2019/05/09/the-reason-they-fictionalize-nuclear-disasters-like-chernobyl-is-because-they-kill-so-few-people/

henry


Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump

London part of trip is going really well. The Queen and the entire Royal family have been fantastic. The relationship with the United Kingdom is very strong. Tremendous crowds of well wishers and people that love our Country. Haven’t seen any protests yet, but I’m sure the....

....Fake News will be working hard to find them. Great love all around. Also, big Trade Deal is possible once U.K. gets rid of the shackles. Already starting to talk!

fdcol63 🇺🇸

"I’m still stingy with ammo in spite of my shop not floating away due to all the lead ballast. :)"

Posted by: Manuel Transmission | June 03, 2019 at 12:36 PM

Me, too! But because I have too much fun pulling the trigger and usually drop more than $300 every range trip. LOL

JM Hanes

Momto2:

"Very Dangerous Statement!"

I've forgotten whose Twitter account I dropped in on (something linked from here I'm sure) only to find all the videos marked as sensitive, requiring an extra click as you described. I was wondering how Facebook could get so granular about their censoring, and I ended up thinking they just block anything anybody complains about, with perhaps a glance to make sure they're not tying up anyone on the left. There was absolutely no reason for any of the videos to be fire-walled like that, unless someone just went down the whole Twitter page reporting every video. Since that's an emblematic lefty tactic, Facebook can count on expanding their own seek and destroy operations exponentially.

It's my impression that folks on the right just don't make the same kind of concerted attacks when it comes to media manipulation, while a lot of SJW's make it their life's work. To get a video restored to open viewing, you basically have to go through the same sort of process as you would if your whole account had been closed down, so most people probably decide to just live the results.

Threadkiller

One last thought before heading out. The very believable hypothesis laid out in that Human Events link ties in to a conversation here from a couple days ago.

There would be no reason to send Mueller's homework back to him so he could re-do it within DoJ guidelines. Mueller already proved to be impervious to legal advice.

Barr had to release release it as-is and he had to do it quickly, IMO.

JM Hanes

Can't believe I'm the first one to notice a new thread...

D

Have watched all of Chernobyl and it is a frightening depiction of all the events.
Excellent depiction of what radiation poisoning is like and the frantic PR campaign to minimize what actually happened.
TK:
Your posted theories make sense to me.
TomR:
Mueller giving Trump the information—No way.
They are adversaries in this process.
All the evidence underscores that aspect of this phony hoax of an investigation.
Melanie looks lovely and any attempt to denigrate just shows those writers as jealous, petty people with no sense of what is fashionable.
On their best day they could never lol that good.

James D.

It's my impression that folks on the right just don't make the same kind of concerted attacks when it comes to media manipulation, while a lot of SJW's make it their life's work.

A lot of SJW's actually get paid to do that kind of thing. That's one of the biggest problems our side has.

They get paid to attack us (often by us, either indirectly thanks to working for nonprofits, or doing their dirty work while on the clock at government jobs; or directly by grants).

We have to work for our own living, pay taxes to support the people attacking us, and then, in our spare time after work, fight back against the SJW's on our own dime.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

"... It's my impression that folks on the right just don't make the same kind of concerted attacks when it comes to media manipulation, while a lot of SJW's make it their life's work. ..."

Posted by: JM Hanes | June 03, 2019 at 02:07 PM

Lefties are all about collectivism and the herd mentality, groupthink, mobs, central government and global citizenship.

Conservatives are more prone to be individualists and to respect the rights of individuals, personal responsibility, State's rights, and sovereignty of nation-states.

That's why they're better at organizing, protests and riots, and circling the wagons, than we on the Right are.

fdcol63 🇺🇸

And what James D. said.

MJW

It's plausible speculation but there is also the possibility that Mueller or Rosenstein is who gave Barr the information on Weissman's interpretation of § 1512(c)(2). Both of them knew what Weissman was trying to do so they possessed the same inside knowledge that Trump's lawyers did.

You are aware, I assume, that Weissman worked under Mueller and Rosenstein, not the other way around, so if they wanted to shut him down, then didn't need to go behind his back to do it.

MJW

... they didn't need to ...

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

New.

Dang, TM is spinning them up rapidly!

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