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December 04, 2019

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anonamom

That slam dunk was like this one the Ds thought they had, hmmm?

Pinandpuller

I‘m working on the Seven Words Pamela Karlan can’t say. It should be an iconic bit.

anonamom

My brother spent three hours driving north today, so listened to the entire morning's worth of whatever that was. He's an interested but not fanatical follower of the issues. (JOM commenters are at the fanatic end of the bell curve.) His background is labor relations, but he is not an attorney.
His thoughts:


Democrats look a tad inept today. I do not think they moved the needle in their direction at all unless we have the OJ Simpson jury hearing the case.
The Democrats and liberal groups such as the NAACP would be the first to complain if this type of testimony is considered fact as to proof.
They need to go through court to try to enforce their subpoenas to get the required witnesses instead of trying to do a bum rush on an artificial timeline
The Democrats may not end up making more Trump fans but me thinks they are going to definitely make more people who will never be Democrats. Time for a new Party.

anonamom

Professor Althouse was extremely disappointed in her colleagues performance today. Well, three out of the four of them.

https://althouse.blogspot.com/2019/12/i-thought-law-professors-would-give.html

Threadkiller

I think the winners today are the Founding Fathers and The Constitution.

The Dems today, both the legal experts and the Representatives, extolled the virtues of these brilliant men and their forward thinking unique document that stands the test of time in its fairness and accountability. Many of them quoted the early patriots as examples of thier brilliance and dedication to the future republic.

I guess they are no longer a bunch of old white racist plantation owning mouthbreathers that scrawled out a reparations worthy document.

Threadkiller

If "above the law" was the drinking game trigger quote, I would need a backup liver.

Dave (in MA)

+2 pts for the basket
-2 pts for unnecessary showboating

Dave (in MA)

Make Basketball Watchable Again

Raise the rim 2'.

MissMarple2

Somebody must have given the Professor Karlan hell:

CSPAN
@cspan
·
1m
Pamela Karlan: "I want to apologize for what I said earlier about the president's son. It was wrong of me to do that. I wish the president would apologize, obviously, for the things that he's done that's wrong, but I do regret having said that."

Tom R

I was thinking of George Tenet today when I read former CIA official Sue Gordon was critical of Trump for not believing everything the CIA briefed him on.

History plays out a lot different if Bush Jr didn't believe Tenet's "slam dunk".

Dave (in MA)

Professor Pam couldn't resist taking a shot at Trump even in her (forced) apology.

MissMarple2

Matt Wolking (Text TRUMP to 88022)
@MattWolking
·
9m
In case you were wondering how Democrats' latest #ImpeachmentHearing is going, Chairman Jerry Nadler dozed off and the unhinged liberal professor who attacked the president's 13-year-old child was forced to apologize.

😄

Dave (in MA)

MM, what a heartfelt apology. She's so sincere, she only managed to take one shot at Trump in her two sentence apology.

Marlene

Too late,Prof.Karlan. Isn't it interesting that the left can talk about the 13 year old Barron, but the 50 year old drug addled,"kid" Hunter Biden is off limits?

Melinda

And make it out of a real peach basket again, none of this net stuff.

MissMarple2

I know we don't consider that a sincere apology, but think how humiliated the professor must be to have had to post it!

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
45m
.@NATO
has now recognized SPACE as an operational domain and the alliance is STRONGER for it. U.S. leadership ensures peace through strength and we must continue to show strength and WIN on all fronts – land, air, sea, and SPACE!

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

TMs link is to a NYT sports story.
If you're not an NBA fan, no need to click

Threadkiller

A "humiliated" liberal? No such animal exists. They are rubber and sane people are glue...

henry

Mel, they could enforce traveling and palming.... but most of the NBA would lack the fundamentals necessary to do anything.

MissMarple2

TK.

They DO get humiliated from losing, loss of face, caught in lies, etc.

Threadkiller

We will disagree to agree, MM.

Captain Hate

The zebras blew that call. The ball went completely through the hoop and anything after that is meaningless.

lurkersusie

From don’t call me Fredo

Christopher C. Cuomo
@ChrisCuomo
Two obvious points: Going after kids is rightly a nono in politics; and this first point would have more weight here, if not for the obvious: the husband of Melania who rightly calls for us to #BeBest, is too often at his absolute worst, disrespecting everyone and anyone.

henry

Nice brushback pitch. Shumie, it’s bring your own lube time.

“That failing, I would probably come back to my own members and say, ‘OK, can 51 of us agree [on] how we’re going to handle this?’” McConnell said.

https://hotair.com/archives/ed-morrissey/2019/12/04/mcconnells-warning-shot-senate-dems-better-cooperate-impeachment-rules-else/

Threadkiller

https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/472749-rosenstein-sessions-discussed-firing-comey-in-late-2016-or-early

Captain Hate

Loon prosecutor trigger event

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=384601

Another Bob

Officiating in pro sports sucks more by the day. Every damn sport.

And NBA officials are the worst, nearly all with the slicked-down hair and arrogant attitudes.

MissMarple2

I have been gone today, so I am going to have to assume that everyone knows that one of the three prosecutors on the dem side of the panel today, Noah Feldman, is Jeffrey Epstein's nephew.

Just a coincidence, I'm sure.

henry

TK, that sure paints Rosenstein as a self important jackass. He interviewed potentialmConey replacements on his own initiative? Who elected him dog catcher?

Threadkiller

Sounds like BS, MM.

Pinandpuller


I have been gone today, so I am going to have to assume that everyone knows that one of the three prosecutors on the dem side of the panel today, Noah Feldman, is Jeffrey Epstein's nephew.

Just a coincidence, I'm sure.

Posted by: MissMarple2 | December 04, 2019 at 07:08 PM.

🤔

henry

Miss M, Epstein never married, so no in-laws. He has a brother, so nephews are possible... but the last name would be Epstein. I have not seen any report that he had a sister. So that appears to me to be fake news.

Barbara

Mel, they could enforce traveling and palming.... but most of the NBA would lack the fundamentals necessary to do anything.

Posted by: henry | December 04, 2019 at 06:29 PM

henry,

Thank you for that comment. I can't watch basketball anymore because of that and other fouls that seem to be ignored by the refs.

As for the dunked basket that didn't count, it really doesn't bother me. I don't know what the rules are today, but they had a time frame within which they could protest. Without the slow motion video, it would be difficult to tell whether the ball went through the net.

I miss the elegance of the game in the past.

Threadkiller

He was shuffling the new players into their 4D roles, henry. Simple.

henry

TK, all while his white hat was at the haberdashery getting bleached.

Threadkiller

;-)

The Infamous Ignatz

Re Gus's foot, never forget how dangerous ladders are.
Have a friend who fell off one and broke his lower leg. He has a condition that can be a precursor to leukemia. Ended up having it amputated because it never healed.
Have another friend with a mild, so far, case of Parkinsons. Fell off his ladder [that he should never have been on] couple of weeks ago. Compound fracture of one ankle and shattered the other one. His wife just had a knee replacement a couple of months ago and now she has to take care of a husband who can't even walk.
That injury prompted another friend to tell me about the guy he was talking to at his yard sale last week. Working on his deck. Fell off his ladder. Compound fracture of his femur. The compound was his femur...COMING OUT HIS BACK! Been six months and he's thinking of amputation too it hurts so much. His foot however doesn't hurt. It's so numb he accidentally hit with a sledge hammer and didn't even know it until he noticed his shoe was full of blood.

Ladders are a form of intelligence test. Failure does NOT result in a dunce cap. If only.

Captain Hate

Officiating in pro sports sucks more by the day. Every damn sport.

MLB seems ok and if they go to electronic ball and strike calls, that should eliminate the major area of complaint.

Another Bob

Capt., you’ve surely heard the term “Umpshow”?

MissMarple2

Well, regarding Feldman, I will accept that it is fake news.

Gosh darn it, I wish people wouldn't inject that type of stuff into the story!

Bah!

Threadkiller

Lies, damned lies, and statistics Twitter , MM.

:-)

Captain Hate

Oh I know there are some showboat umps that can turn things into a clown show. And the umps definitely screwed up a normal run to first in the Series. But I think they're head and shoulders above the NBA and the sport Goodell ruined.

jimmyk

Pamela Karlan: "I want to apologize for what I said earlier about the president's son. It was wrong of me to do that. I wish the president would apologize, obviously, for the things that he's done that's wrong, but I do regret having said that."

Talk about a non-apology apology. She just dug herself in deeper.

MissMarple2

Just read the best Maureen Dowd column, in the New York Times, EVER (although she treated me great before politics), but it was written by her brother, Kevin. Someone in the News Media should hire her wonderful, talented, and very smart brother! https://t.co/lO9s1qLK8A

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 5, 2019

I don't have a subscription, so haven't read the column. Anyone who does may want to check it out.

Barbara

Get well quickly, GUS!

Rocco

Speaking of Rosenstein, how does the white hat crowd spin the Oct 20th scope memo that he signed, giving Mueller authority to go after Flynn's son.

In combination with the October timing, the addition of Flynn Jr to the target list relates to the ongoing 2016/2017 investigation of his father, General Michael Flynn, for: (1) possible conspiracy with a foreign government; (2) unregistered lobbying; (3) materially false statements and omissions on 2017 FARA documents; and (4) lying to the FBI.

This October 20th, 2017, request from Weissmann and Mueller aligns with the time-frame were special counsel team lawyers Brandon L. Van Grack and Zainab N. Ahmad were prosecuting Michael Flynn and attempting to force him into a guilty plea.

Getting Rosenstein to authorize adding Mike Flynn Jr. to the target list (scope memo) meant the special counsel could threaten General Flynn with the indictment of his son as a co-conspirator tied to the Turkish lobbying issue (which they did) if he doesn’t agree to a plea. Remember: “jointly undertaken activity“.

The October 20th, 2017, expanded scope memo authorized Mueller to start demanding records, phones, electronic devices and other evidence from Mike Flynn Jr, and provided the leverage Weissmann wanted. After all, Mike Flynn Jr. had a four month old baby.

The amount of twisted pressure from this corrupt team of prosecutors is sickening. A month later, General Flynn was signing a plea agreement:

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/11/28/200-days-where-are-rosensteins-scope-memos-to-robert-mueller-or-is-one-impeachment-a-small-price-to-pay-to-preserve-the-institutions/

peter

Iggy, now I am too scared to hang the Christmas wreaths.

Threadkiller

She just dug herself in deeper

I'm wondering if I am an outlier here. I'm not sure where an aspiring Bill Maher goes to be deeper in whatever shit they are already covered with.

My opinion is that it doesn't make a bit of difference to her personally.

Threadkiller

Yes, get well Gus.

lurkersusie

Here we go

Tom Winter
@Tom_Winter
NEW: A source familiar with the draft of the IG's report has confirmed to
@PeteWilliamsNBC
that John Durham has found nothing to indicate that Joseph Mifsud was a U.S. intelligence plant used to kickoff the Trump 2016 campaign investigation.

First reported by
@washingtonpost
7:04 PM · Dec 4, 2019·TweetDeck

MissMarple2

I went to check, and it's NOT behind the paywall!

Here's the link:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/28/opinion/trump-kevin-dowd.html

Title: Kevin Talks Turkey

lurkersusie

A little clarification from my 7:40 post

Sean Davis
@seanmdav
·
58m
More strawman slaying from the paper that did more than any other to peddle the Russia hoax. Russia hoaxers, not conservatives, falsely claimed Mifsud was a Russian spy. In reality, Mifsud was a Western intel asset, not specifically a U.S./FBI one.

MissMarple2

lurkersusie,

I believe nothing by the Washington Post or NBC.

matt - deplore me if you must

Umps used to have known strike zones. Refs used to miss calls. But now the all seeing eye of Sauron is really delaying the games, which is what sucks.

We have two good teams in LA now, so it is rather fun watching them again. And Golden State's run has ended.

Unless a travel or palm is egregious, it's all a part of the game. Have found myself back watching a lot of sports now that I'm single again.

She was sort of flighty. She actually had a license plate frame at one point that said Clipper Diva and we went to a lot of games and then one day she was no longer interested. There was a core of us back from the early '00's who loved our sad sacks. I was ecumenical as I was a Laker fan at 10. Started following the Clippers in San Diego with Walton and World B. Free. I even have a "World" T shirt. And I love the game they're playing now. Tough, smart ball.

All it is is entertainment with little real meaning. Can't get into a bunch of millionaires playing for a bunch of billionaires. My HS faves got knocked out by the #2 team in the country on Saturday night so Mater Dei may have had the best team in the country but they ain't going to the state finals. Them's the breaks. Good luck to St. John Bosco.

It's weird because now, a lot of the top performers seem to be migrating to the SEC and elsewhere. Amon Ra and Osiris St. Brown are tearing it up at USC. Good kids. Great names. But this year's QB is going to "Bama.

In Texas they get 35,000 for league games. I think the Southern Section Championship had maybe 8,000 the other night.

Narciso

The link campus was a key intel center foe intelligence services from morocco to pakistan, from what chris blackburm turned up.

Narciso

Regardness noah is meshugwnah is that the right term?

Jack is Back!

Read Maureen Down’s bothers guest column at 7:42. A sneaky way for her to support Trump.

Very interesting but she has always been a shadow Trumper.

Barbara

from Kevin Dowd's column:

Adam Schiff has pursued the president with the obsessive zeal of Inspector Javert in “Les Misérables,” but his results have looked more like Inspector Clouseau’s.

I like that.😊

Barbara

Boy, is it raining here!

Great for the garden.

MissMarple2

ALX
🇺🇸
@alx

BREAKING: In a letter sent today, Rep. Jim Banks has asked Sen. Lindsey Graham to subpoena AT&T for the call records of Rep. Adam Schiff, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, as well as the attorney for the Ukraine whistleblower, Mark Zaid
3:44 PM · Dec 4, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

lurkersusie

Will always be corrupt

Ukraine Fires Prosecutor Investigating Burisma And Hunter Biden, Transfers Cases To Soros-Controlled NABU For Closure - CD Media

https://creativedestructionmedia.com/investigations/2019/12/04/ukraine-fires-prosecutor-investigating-burisma-and-hunter-biden-transfers-cases-to-soros-controlled-nabu-for-closure/

jim nj

I love maps.

https://www.businessinsider.com/the-11-nations-of-the-united-states-2015-7#first-nation-most-of-whose-people-live-in-the-northern-part-of-the-country-is-made-up-of-native-americans-11

This map shows how the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

https://www.businessinsider.com/50-maps-that-explain-how-america-lives-spends-and-believes-2019-6

Narciso

What about the preceding three years

https://mobile.twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1202277082585280514

Narciso

Oh yes the times wa on kulyks case because he provided some of thr memos on burisma, its pripyat swamp all around.

Narciso

The pretext was he boxed with one of his fmr associates who are nos with the other side,

Melinda

FJ
@Natsecjeff
NEW: Active shooter being reported at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Multiple gunshot victims being reported. The base is on lockdown and a PA system is urging people to take cover. Witnesses say that the shooting happened at Drydock 2. Developing story

https://twitter.com/Natsecjeff/status/1202393180471201792

VIDEO via KITV. #PearlHarbor

pic.twitter.com/Ez2BItSJCS


Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
@JointBasePHH
JBPHH security forces have responded to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. Due to the ongoing security incident, access/gates to #JBPHH are closed. We will update when we have further information.

Dave (in MA)
Jim Banks has asked Sen. Lindsey Graham to subpoena AT&T for the call records
I home Banks isn't holding his breath waiting for Miss Lindsey to do something useful.
Narciso


No youd turm blu like yondu.


https://mobile.twitter.com/ArthurSchwartz/status/1202392623283093505

MissMarple2

Here's the Bongino Report:

https://bonginoreport.com/

Barbara

Good grief! Prof. Karlan began by yelling we have to arm [our allies] to fight the enemy over there so we don't have to fight them here, and ended with a shining city on a hill.

Amazing.

Dave (in MA)

I figured out who that Noah Feldman bozo reminded me of. The guy who frequently played secondary characters in the Three Stooges. Emil Sitka.
Maybe he can tell Lisa and Strzok to "hold hands, you lovebirds".

Pinandpuller

henry

Muslims call older males “uncle”. Indians call older females “aunties”. Jeff Epstein never married but at the very least he had a hundred “nieces”.

Narciso

The brainslugs have dug in for some:

https://mobile.twitter.com/jamestaranto/status/1202394677527355392

Captain Hate

We have an honest to God fashion model as First Lady
and I can't remember seeing her face anywhere on a magazine at the
grocery store in the last three years.

For eight years you couldn't walk ten feet in a store without seeing
Gigantor lumbering toward you on several different magazines. She
wears clothes marginally better than a sawhorse would.

Posted by: Azathoth at December 04, 2019 08:01 PM (JuYjk)

Dave (in MA)

The google links that I can find about the guy being Epstein(who didn't kill himself)'s nephew point back to a now deleted tweet, so I'm calling BS on that one.

Narciso

The black widow trailer seems interesting, the new bomd film with whar we noe know seems not.

Threadkiller

My last outlier question before I disappear until the Dec 9th Horror-owitz Report.

Am I the only one who doesn't click on Twitter links that lack any description as to why they were linked here?

"Balthazar says 'Simon'," and similar obscurities don't peak my curiosity. I don't write the rules, but I do remember a day when the JOM Report had quotes to go with links that weren't self-explanatory by the link language itself.

/rant

Narciso

Gesundheit, i try to provide some contexts to mcintyre and other links

Narciso


Musket morgan has a point


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7756013/PIERS-MORGAN-makes-Mean-Girls-think-theyve-got-right-mock-President-Trump.html

Re the zimmerman suit doesnt it make more sense to sue the times the crump lawfirm abc

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

Azathoth is exactly right.

If Melania were a Democrat, the fashion mags would be ecstatic and we would be seeing her on every cover every month.

Instead, nada.

It's disgusting.

My sister, who worked in fashion retail all of her career, hates Trump and snubs Melania. When I was working selling furniture and she was in fashion retail, she told me to watch "The Apprentice" because Donald Trump was so smart and I could learn a lot of tips from his show!

Now if he comes on the TV she runs away like he has a voodoo curse!

Captain Hate

Awesome rant by musket!

MissMarple2

Threadkiller,

That is why I try to provide a bit of description with Twitter links, because I don't want to waste anyone's time.

Threadkiller

I appreciate it, MM.

Narciso

As i stated at the horde, johnsons behavior was the most inexplicable. Because hes in the same boat

MissMarple2

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/12/here-we-go-democrat-media-moves-on-to-new-line-of-attack-trumps-mental-state-is-deteriorating-dangerously-due-to-impeachment/

What they are doing is aiming towards President Trump being removed. By hook or by crook.

I m SO sick of them!!

jim nj

https://nypost.com/2019/12/04/eli-manning-needed-his-giants-farewell-to-happen-like-this/

He is expected to start the MNF game. Jones has a high ankle sprain.

Captain Hate

My sister, who worked in fashion retail all of her career, hates Trump and snubs Melania.

How can you work in fashion and snub Melania? That just doesn't compute. She's gorgeous by any standard of feminine attractiveness. If she was a Kennedy I'd say the same thing provided the bruises weren't obvious. I think I even described Big Mike as "pleasant" looking who unfortunately had atrocious taste in clothes and had the gait of a hobbled mule.

Narciso


Oh this giy;

https://saraacarter.com/feldman-who-argued-islamists-never-got-a-chance-to-govern-is-certain-trump-should-be-impeached/

Narciso

Because people in the arts and media, believe a dozen ridiculous things a day.

The latest claptrap was some carp that kate bennett of rupert pupkin came up with which follows the path of ioffe and burleigh.

MissMarple2

I thought we should all get in the Christmas Spirit:

Pinandpuller

Pamela Kaplan is bisexual? It’s hard to believe that didn’t come up.

henry

Pin, I was called “Henry uncle” by my colleagues’ kids back in grad school. Sadly I was immune to learning Hindi from them.

Narciso

One thing i noted with the rebroadcast of the equalizer which followed the plot of the last taken film somewhat, the villain ivchenko is heavily inked which is incongruos considering his spetnaz history, thats the result of some long prison time.

MissMarple2

Captain Hate,

1. Her oldest son is gay, so she thinks she has to hate Trump.

2. All of her friends from when she worked are democrats.

3. She watches nothing for news but MSNBC, CNN, and NBC.

I simply cannot talk politics to her.

Another Bob

“Big Mike”. LOLOL

Don’t you dare change CH...

Narciso

So gus russo chicago outfit expery and hoffa expert moldea (of whom i have mixed feelings) both told denito five years ago parts of the story wete carp.

Narciso

Oh never mind:

https://mobile.twitter.com/AmichaiStein1/status/1202382554537562112

Narciso


Boray not alright;


https://mobile.twitter.com/SachaBaronCohen/status/1201632968336433154

Buckeye

Pamela Kaplan is bisexual? It’s hard to believe that didn’t come up.

Even harder to believe any guy would tap that.

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