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October 23, 2019

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jimmyk

Jake Tapper steps in it again. He's really despicable.

https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/1186637497377476609

For once it's good to read the comments, which rake Jake over the coals.

Threadkiller

My money is on the rules of a SCIF meeting being set by the chairman of that meeting. I doubt there is a SCIF commission that would cry "felony!"

jimmyk

@JoeBiden
is either a liar or he’s losing his mind.

May I be the first to suggest you embrace the power of "and."

Marlene

Jack,we love Publix. After shopping in a small grocery store in the Maine woods all summer,we're like kids in a candy store.

Jack is Back!

Mel,

We built the SCIF there and at the Pentagon. It is enabled to sit down any electronic device brought in. It does not work the way you describe. Why design and build a SCIF that can’t protect itself.

There are some SCIFS like in the WH that are triple secure because of the Russian and ChiComm cyber locations, especially the Russians looking right down into the heart of the WH.

Narciso

Assume theyre lying, btw how often does an ambassador really have a clue whats happemning in the country.

Melinda

I'm not disputing the functions of an actual SCIF. What I am disputing that Schiff is actually using it.

Threadkiller

Same here, Mel

MissMarple2

Mark Knoller
@markknoller
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59s
Pres glad US not part of Paris Climate Accord. "What we wont do is punish the American people while enriching foreign polluters. It’s called America First. He says he represents the people of Pittsburgh, not the people of Paris."

Threadkiller

Biden gaffed the Parkland shooting in August. Old news. I can't find any info on the Sandy Hook flub. Did that just happen?

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

"Has anyone ever gone from the House to the White House?"

Gerald Ford?
Not directly, but he was never a Senator or Governor.
Of course, he got in by succession not election.

Jack is Back!

If anyone is curious here are the DNI specs for SCIFs.

Just to design and build the damn thing we had to get TSC/SCIF.

If Pencllneck Is using a SCIF it ain’t to spec.

https://www.dni.gov/files/NCSC/documents/Regulations/Technical-Specifications-SCIF-Construction.pdf

MissMarple2

Big news here:

Car went off the 4th floor of a parking garage by the City Market this morning. Two people in the car, man and woman, were killed.

Weird details:

1. People had no ID.
2. No car registration.
3. Illinois plates which the Illinois police are having trouble running.
4. No rebar in the concrete barrier of the parking garage, car busted right through.

Buckeye

MM

Probably "friends" of Curbdive:)

Jack is Back!

MM,

You need a new City Engineer and check the bank account of the one who approved that design.

Lili-beth

Getting caught up...
Thanks everyone. I heart JOM. I spent hours this a.m waiting to be voie dire-ed in a criminal case. Then the defendant pled and I came home. At least the morning wasn’t a total waste. :)

Threadkiller

Ig, I'm not as fired up about the dopey reporting on the Michigan lug nut case as I was earlier. You covered the main point.

The laywer author had a sad that the attorneys weren't able to squeeze additional cash, for themselves, from the defendants despite the plaintiffs being made whole with a $40,000 reward that the Judge did approve.

This was a mistake on the part of the honest tech that admitted to having not torqued the lug nuts. This shit happens and insurance used to be enough to satisfy all the parties involved. Crooked lawyers have made things worse.

MissMarple2

🚨 BREAKING → My colleagues & I went to confront Schiff face-to-face in his locked room in the Capitol basement to see what he's been hiding.

When we got there he immediately shut down the hearing & fled with the witness.

Republicans won't back down! We demand transparency! pic.twitter.com/4Hp1j4KNUk

— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) October 23, 2019

Video at the link.

Melinda

JiB-

The lot in question is older than one might think.

Threadkiller

4. No rebar in the concrete barrier of the parking garage, car busted right through.

This part of the story will change, IMO.

Melinda

Mid to Late 50s, maybe early 60s.

Parked in it to have lunch one day....

Tom R

I'm not disputing the functions of an actual SCIF. What I am disputing that Schiff is actually using it.

And my point is that if Schiff is indeed using a SCIF, then leaking the classified testimony is a federal crime. He can't have it both ways.

MissMarple2

Jack,

Radio reporter noticed the absence of rebar. "Investigating" has been going on all day.

MY investigation would include building codes for parking garages and who the city inspector was.

henry

Leaking a felony? When has that stopped Schiff in the past?

Jack is Back!

TomR,

Agree. However, the recovery is the House unless POTUS or AG press the charges. He is under congressional protection fo now.

Ask yourself, who is going to step up?

MissMarple2

Human scum. pic.twitter.com/HBaZT7ZV6u

— Rep. Steven Smith 🇺🇸 (@RepStevenSmith) October 23, 2019

Picture at link. LOL!

Jack is Back!

Mel,

What lot? Explain.

Buckeye

TK

I think somebody that changes tires all the time can get to know by "feel" if the lug nuts are properly tightened.

I used to rotate tires pretty frequently at home and could usually get within +/- 10 foot-pounds by "feel" and then just do the final bit with a torque wrench.

+/- 10 foot-pounds isn't likely to effect safety.

Of course I have seen some real mouth breathers at the tire shop, so who knows.

Another Bob

They have large conference room-sized SCIFs, no?

Jack is Back!

MM,

You would think they would give it away in Canada instead of charging twice as much in the USA.

Porchlight

The pic at MM's 4:42 got a legit audible laugh out of me.

MissMarple2

David Martosko
@dmartosko
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28m
Protesters interrupt Trump's Pittsburgh speech. "Don't pay attention. Don't pay attention," he says. Then "Don't hurt them, please. They don't know they're dealing with very tough people in this room...Go home to mom! Explain to mom that you tried to take on very powerful people"

MissMarple2

Dina B
@DinaBartello
· 35m
Replying to @catturd2 and @jwidner_47
Rob Reiner is NOT the President of the United States! The President* needs to be held to a higher standard. Your not seeing that and making excuses for his ignorant behavior makes you part of the problem.
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Catturd responds:

🇺🇸
BuT mUh LynCHinG
😠
and Gianna
♥️
Covfefe
⭐️
⭐️
⭐️
liked
Catturd
@catturd2
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34m
*you’re.

Enjoy the Trump 2020 landslide.

MissMarple2

BNL NEWS
@BreakingNLive

JUST IN: House GOP members who stormed Adam Schiff’s secret hearing room are now ordering Chick-fil-A to be delivered to the committee room for their lunch
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Brenden Dilley
@SirHublife
·
34m
You don't think President Trump isn't teaching Republicans how to fight... and troll?

James D.

And my point is that if Schiff is indeed using a SCIF, then leaking the classified testimony is a federal crime. He can't have it both ways.

And who’s going to prosecute him for it?

Buckeye

Update on Poogan.

The pathology report on the removed toe came back as squamous cell carcinoma, as expected. Clean margins on the surgery suggest that they got everything.

So far things are healing well, I have been taking him back for bandage changes every three days.

Sutures will likely be removed next week sometime.

He is getting around fine, no limp or any behavior to suggest he is in pain.

Appetite is normal, and he is doing his "business" like clockwork.

Fingers crossed, looks like he will be fine.

Jack is Back!

Off to dinner. In replace to Clarice, behave:)

Narciso

Great new buckeye.

MissMarple2

https://nypost.com/2019/10/22/the-state-departments-been-fighting-presidents-since-long-before-trump/

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Quite a few of the officer class have joined with the Swamp.
https://www.amgreatness.com/2019/10/19/who-the-hell-do-they-think-they-are/
Already linked but I'll give an additional recommendation

"... thousands of Americans have been killed and maimed in Iraq and Afghanistan because senior officers did not object to the ruling class’s desire to use U.S. forces to settle foreign quarrels by operating in constantly replenished minefields. Living in minefields violates basic military common sense and ethics. But senior officers have prospered. Intertwined with the ruling class, they end their careers on defense contractors’ corporate boards and in villas on the golf course. ....
This ex-draftee is inclined to salute them with the middle finger."

Captain Hate

Yay Poogan

lurkersusie

Same stuff, different day

John Solomon
@jsolomonReports
·

Breaking: State Dept sent debunked Russia conspiracy theory to FBI after Steele visit, memo shows
https://johnsolomonreports.com/steele-state-and-the-alfa-bank-conspiracy-theory-exposed/

Momto2

So glad you caught it while it was just a toe removal, Buckeye! Give him a hug and a treat.

Coming home today, I stopped to get the mail at the same time my daughter just happened to be letting the dogs out for a potty break. Darby took off down our long driveway and sat down in front of my car, refusing to move. I had to get out and pick her up and drive her back up the driveway...spoiled little nut!

MissMarple2

Buckeye,

So happy for Poogan!

The Infamous Ignatz

Another Charlie Brown at PJM takes a crack at Lucy Pelosi's football;
Michael Van Der Galien; UkraineGate Just Became Serious: Top Diplomat Says Trump Demanded Biden Investigation.

Marlene

Yay Poogan! Scout has an appointment with his Florida vet tomorrow. He's doing fine,adjusting to the heat,but he needs to be cleared for boarding. We might have an emergency call to travel north for either elderly mom,so Scout is the first priority.Of course! :)

MissMarple2

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/navy-lt-wife-charged-conspiracy-defraud-united-states/story

Chinese naturalized citizens selling to the People's Republic of China.

henry

The Bathroom Towel guy at Foggy Bottom is a “Top Diplomat.” Stupid civil service.

lurkersusie

What a crybaby!

Tony Shaffer
@T_S_P_O_O_K_Y
LOL - Kirstjen Nielsen left the administration because she was fired, despite her new story: Nielsen says she left DHS because 'saying no' wasn't enough

https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/22/politics/kirstjen-nielsen-speech/index.html

henry

Bad link Miss M.

Melinda

MM’s parking lot in Indy.

Narciso

Ah michaels dutch and excitable, ive communicated with him many moons ago, using babelfish.

D

Lurkersusie:
Wonderful post with updated information on the background of how the agencies had their own agenda to manufacture information against Trump.
Must read for everyone. Very helpful to encouraging a substantial discussion here at JOM.

D

Tlaib wants Zuckerberg to censor political speech.

MissMarple2

Odd about that link. I wonder if Xi's people leaned on ABC to kill it.

MissMarple2

PROMISES MADE, PROMISES KEPT! #SHALEINSIGHT2019 pic.twitter.com/kCkw3K8k5o

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 23, 2019

25-second video at link.

MissMarple2

The entire speech in Pennsylvania is on this link.

It was wonderful to be back in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the incredible Patriots who fuel our factories, light up our homes, power our industries and fill our hearts with true American Pride! #SHALEINSIGHT2019 https://t.co/hWmN7zNud3

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 23, 2019
mockmook

Hold the presses -- there are some people who disagree with the President -- Shocking!!!!

MissMarple2

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/22/flashback-left-thinks-lynching-okay-description-republicans/

A list of lefties using the word "lynch".

Tom R

Can anyone spot the obvious Fake News by the NY Times propagandists?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/contradicting-trump-ukraine-knew-of-aid-freeze-before-it-became-public/ar-AAJekrT


Melinda

Not through at NBC, yet:

https://twitter.com/sil_lai/status/1186246971658510336?s=21

mockmook

Hmmmm -- I was referring to the post by TM, specifically the part about people not being thrilled with Doral and Ukraine. But, somehow the quoted material in my comment went away.

Tom R

Hint for my previous post:

But in fact, word of the aid freeze had gotten to high-level Ukrainian officials by the first week in August, according to interviews and documents obtained by The New York Times.

If that doesn't trigger your Bullshit Detector then you need to get it recalibrated.

Melinda

But Noah Oppenheim’s all set!!

https://twitter.com/comfortablysmug/status/1187119144258473989?s=21

lurkersusie

Plugging along

Donna Willett on Twitter: "Breaking Italian news. Italian PM testified to Parliament that he set up the Barr meeting with Italian officials. And that meeting expanded the Durham probe https://t.co/kF9Ptfo8iX" / Twitter

Porchlight

Someone linked this earlier, or I found it on FB, can't remember:

Anxious Democrat Establishment Asks: "Is There Anybody Else?"

https://www.yahoo.com/news/anxious-democratic-establishment-asks-anybody-185542522.html

So, a curious person might ask, if all the polls have all the Dems beating Trump no problem, why are Democrats anxious?

Because they don't believe the effing polls either, that's why.

A fun one to point your lib friends to when they brag about polls.

Melinda

Katie Hill’s now a runner!!

https://twitter.com/henryrodgersdc/status/1187113125914521600?s=21

Melinda

NYT stealth editing again::

Deplorable D

From Ace's.

Who's still a conservative?

What's left to conserve? The traditional culture is lost. Our way is no longer the default way. Even if we return to something recognizable as an evolution of it, it won't be the same.

We are now the counterculture. We are reformers and rebels.

That means that this time, WE get to drag THEM kicking and screaming into a future they don't want.

Posted by: Cato, Collectivism Delenda Est at October 23, 2019 04:13 PM (J+mig)

MissMarple2

Thread on what Durham is looking at by Jeff Carlson:

https://twitter.com/themarketswork/status/1187121788532117504

Tom R

Some more Fake News, this time from Christopher Wilson courtesy of Yahoo News.

First article:

https://news.yahoo.com/facebook-trump-biden-ukraine-ad-removal-154944386.html

The Biden campaign had requested that the company remove a campaign ad that claimed Biden, as vice president, had threatened to withhold $1 billion in aid to Ukraine to induce the government to stop an investigation into his son Hunter. There is no evidence this occurred...

No evidence at all except for the damning video of Biden bragging that he threatened to withhold the aid money from Ukraine unless they fired the prosecutor investigating his son's company.

Same author at it again today:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/facebooks-zuckerberg-grilled-by-aoc-on-fact-checking-policy-for-political-ads/ar-AAJfYHh?ocid=ientp

On Oct. 9, Facebook said that it wasn’t removing an ad from the Trump campaign that contained lies about former Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine.

Apparently the leftwinger definition of "lie" is any fact that is politically damaging to the Democrats.


MissMarple2

https://www.theepochtimes.com/us-authorities-close-in-on-chinese-espionage_3125374.html

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

re: TMs title "Battle Lines" of course causes all people of our generation to think of the song "For What It's Worth"

I present to KJOM the geekiest cover evah of FWIW.
See if you don't agree. Bonus humor at the end if you stick with it ....
https://youtu.be/MeCu3pm8IxE

Jane

Marlene,

I’ve always wondered who is my congressperson. I stop at national politics. I assume he is an “r’ and you like him.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Bluegrass cover of FWIW
https://youtu.be/lIdfulZ1c5c

MissMarple2

John Skjult
@skjultster
·
43s
I sense Zuckerberg is following the odds and is wagering Trump is winning in 2020. His language and posture has definitely pivoted since Barr has been AG.
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Interesting assessment.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Kid Rock covers FWIW.
I think he's wearing a NIXON T-shirt
https://youtu.be/lIdfulZ1c5c

MissMarple2

Greg Rubini
@GregRubini
·
22h
Trump first met McMaster in February 2017, at a hastily convened interview at Mar-a-Lago, after the ouster of Flynn.

about McMaster, Trump said: “he looks like a beer salesman”
===========================
And Trump was right. LOL!

Jane

I want Schiff tried for treason. I’m not quite sure who can do it. Anyone know?

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Cover of FWIW at the slowest tempo imaginable ...
https://youtu.be/TI0P2AoXsAE

GUS

Saw Brett Helmet Hair Baiers' show for 5 minutes.
Mara Liason and Stevey FULL BEARD BULWARK Hayes.

It has occurred to me, that many people think of themselves as BRILLIANT and actually don't have half a clue. Others are dishonest AND stupid.
I scroll on by a lot now. To chat with a dimwit is a fools errand. SAME SHIT DIFFERENT DAY .
Maryrose has apparently dropped the mask and is showing her disdain for that "UNCOUTH" Donald Trump. She is keeping her "habit" clean.
That logic blows my mind. It's like choosing TED BUNDY as your best dressed mass murderer. Teddy was so much more fashionable than Jeff Dahmer, and TED FUND RAISED FOR THE PARTY!!! The Party's over.

This entire TRUMP thing is the FULL COMMIE. IT IS THE FULL COMMIE. And we are seeing people we once thought we intelligent falling for it. Bend over, here it comes.

But then again, PT BARNUM counted on $ucker$.

D

Portman , senator from Ohio came out today absolutely against impeachment.
One of 7 Repub senators to do so.
Where are the others?
CH:
Please take note.

D

Everyone should know who their congressperson and should campaign against them if they are Dems!
That is how we do it in Ohio.

Threadkiller

I remember the Muppet version, Jim:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Oq0aB0LQw

Threadkiller

Your 7:14 and 7:17 links are identical, BTW.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

The "Money Men" are more realistic than the journos.
https://donsurber.blogspot.com/2019/10/they-dont-have-anybody-who-can-win.html
John Coale, a major donor to both Bill and Hillary Clinton, was more blunt. 'They don’t have anybody who can win the general,' he said.

MissMarple2

Robert Barnes
@Barnes_Law
·
1h
Buried in @CNNPolitics
poll today: extraordinary boost in enthusiasm amongst Trump supporters for voting in 2020, with a double digit edge over anti-Trump voters. Extraordinary enthusiasm by working class Trump supporters especially. This is the #impeachment effect on #2020

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Thanks TK
Kid Rock:
https://youtu.be/Dm_y1C512fM

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Shockingly, the Muppet version of FWIW is anti hunting and anti gun.

Deplorable D

Gus, what do you have against Ted Bundy? He was just a washed-up high school football player shoe salesman in a difficult marriage.

Narciso

Quinn hilyer is very upset, guess at who though?

MissMarple2

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-campaign-scoops-bidens-latino-voter-web-address/story?id=66483595

Brad Parscale is a genius!

henry

@daphnehk

Here we go. Now India is ordering platforms to take down information globally based on Indian laws. Which seems perfectly reasonable, since France, Austria, and Canada all get to do it. But that's exactly the problem: every court in every country will want to do the same thing.

https://twitter.com/daphnehk/status/1187077388925952001?s=21

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Why do laws of India (or EU, or California) affect me? Fuck them.

Buckeye

Portman , senator from Ohio came out today absolutely against impeachment.

Well, Mrs. Buckeye did send him a scathing email today:)

henry

@JeffPassan

Major league umpire Rob Drake tweeted “I will be buying an AR-15 tomorrow, because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020”, according to a copy of the tweet obtained by ESPN. MLB says it is aware of it. News:

https://twitter.com/jeffpassan/status/1187132247217856512?s=21

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Baseball just went Woke!!!!eleventy!!!

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

henry: "CIVAL" war?

MissMarple2

https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2019/10/23/the-presidents-syria-speech-is-the-reason-he-was-elected/

Rush reviewed the President's speech. Also includes a transcript.

This jumped out at Rush, as it did at me:

THE PRESIDENT: There were some political pundits who responded to Turkey’s offensive in Syria by calling for yet another American military intervention. They are the ones that got us into the Middle East mess but never had the vision or courage to get us out. They just talk. How many Americans must die in the Middle East in the midst of these ancient sectarian and tribal conflicts?

After all of the precious blood and treasure America has poured into the deserts of the Middle East, I am committed to pursuing a different course. The same people pushing for these wars are often the ones demanding America open its doors to unlimited migration from war-torn regions, importing the terrorism and the threat of terrorism right to our own shores. But not anymore.
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I bet Bill Kristol's head exploded when he heard that.

henry

Jim, MLB made him an umpire. I didn’t.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

Perhaps this umpire watches MSM.
Bad for your mental balance and bad for your spelling ...

If things did get a bit chaotic and you lived in a relatively dense area would you find having an AR better or prefer a more easily concealed handgun?
If you were standing pat, defending your home you might choose one option. If you had to venture out regularly you might choose another.

I'm guessing most will embrace the power of "and"

Captain Hate

Holy shit, Nats!

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