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January 29, 2020

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The Infamous Ignatz

Can trump get Mexico to pay for his geofence?

Porchlight

Could geofencing be used to calculate rally attendance, and drill the data on attendees?

If so, Parscale is on it.

This is all especially satisfying after hearing how unbelievably sophisticated Obama's digital game was, and how bad Romney's was.

clarice

JiB--Hogging Krupin's pickles..outrageous. (Of course, they always gave you more if you asked for them. Ask me how I know. LOL

henry

All those hip young techs? They outsource the coding to Hyderabad and work on their manbuns all day. The working techs preferTrump (as do many other productive people).

John S

Neo, the new votes to have no witnesses are probably Warren, Sanders and Klobuchar.

MissMarple2

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.dcd.191592/gov.uscourts.dcd.191592.162.0.pdf

Thread discussing the above, which is Sidney Powell's filing withdrawing General Flynn's guilty plea, and why:

https://twitter.com/RoscoeBDavis1/status/1222619478955122688

henry

Parscale knows I like beer. It’s the only place besides work or home that I bring the phone with me, and the beer store only because it is on my way home.

anonamom

Well, that is creepy as can be from a personal privacy position, but great news IRT potential POTUS re-election.
Get those Catholics registered.

henry

The Racine newspaper likes the trade deals. (Foxconn Valley is turning the city of Racine from red to blue).

https://journaltimes.com/opinion/editorial/journal-times-editorial-trade-deals-will-have-lasting-positive-impact/article_ca71f875-419b-5011-b0cc-8f58c10989d6.html

DrJ

OL, from the last thread:

why wouldn't lowly underpaid researchers working at the benches in those institutions also "mislead" about their data and research?

Some do, and some at least are caught. NIH each Friday publishes its TOC, which is a summary of policy changes, requests for comments, new proposal solicitations, and the like.

One part is findings of research misconduct. Usually these are at the post doc or higher level, and usually there are one or two per week.

I've found that most I've worked with are very honest and really want to do good science. More disconcerting to me is that often publications show the one experiment that worked, and don't talk about the ten similar ones that did not. This, I think, is a large part of the difficulty in reproducing literature results.

And if real scientists in top institutions can do that, then why in the world would 97% of lesser or fake scientists not fabricate "data" for political purposes (AGW, etc) too?

Again, I've not found this to be the usual case, though I don't work in political areas like AGW. Biological Chemistry and Biophysics just is not that political, though of course there are scientific hot topics that people flock to.

clarice

Henry I think you meant turning the foxcom valley from blue to red.

DrJ

I'll temper the above by saying that all the lawyers with whom I've worked have been fine people. Some are more capable than others, of course, but they really did follow the law and behaved ethically.

I'll except prosecutors, who tend to be the scum of the earth as far as ethics go.

henry

Clarice, thank you. Yes. Chavez Center types now employed and all.

Theo

DrJ —

You should not lump all lawyers into one basket. It’s only 99% of them that give the rest a bad name.

DrJ

Theo,

You mean like Clarice, Mr. Clarice, Jane, Tom Collins, DoT and many others here past and present? I know it was a joke, but honestly I just don't think it is true.

The Avenattis of the world are the exceptions.

Theo

The ones that you mention are clearly in the 1%.

Of course it was a joke but it would not be funny if there were not some truth to it.

As you may know, I am a recovering lawyer myself.

Jack is Back!

Clarice, I knew it would hit home with you.

I would only go to Mel’s when Duke Zieberts would get crowded with wannabes. Which happened often with the OllieNorth hearings.

JM Hanes

Tom R (in re your comment on the last thread):

"If the DOJ does not do any of that then that leads to me conclude there is no Top Secret information in the manuscript."

Notwithstanding the NSC preliminary review?

I'm not letting the question lead me to any place in particular based on actions taken by the previous administration. I believe their desire to boot Petraeus, and humiliate him sufficiently to drive him from politics permanently, figured into how they handled his case in a very big way. Political considerations largely determined how Hillary's infractions were handled, too. So yes, there could certainly be political considerations in play here as well, but the range of players, and of possible conjoining or conflicting objectives is way too extensive to draw any sort of conclusions at this point. It just suggests to me that there is nothing that the DoJ has to do about it one way or another. There may be things they ought to do, but nobody's been doing much of that for awhile, now.

Melinda

TK-

Last thread you mentioned the DoJ can’t talk to Attkisson until the Durham investigation has run its course.

Quick question, which Durham? There are two.

(I didn’t know that til Monday, btw.)

Melinda

@paulsperry

BREAKING: Schiff claims he cannot talk about who among his staff met with the "whistleblower," because they have received "threats" online. He says he must "protect" them, along with the whistleblower's identity

https://twitter.com/paulsperry_/status/1222646784633208832?s=21

Captain Hate

henry, speaking of beer do you have this by you?

https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/140/88880/

The reason I ask is because I found it here in an unexpected location, but couldn't find anything listed by the beer locator in Santa Cruz, San Diego or Durham, NC, two states where Sierra Nevada is brewed.

DrJ

Theo, I didn't know that you are a recovering lawyer! As an addendum, most of the lawyers with whom I've dealt are the corporate and patent ones, not the med/mal or more far-out civil litigators.

Still, my experience is that the worst of the bunch are the prosecutors or those who serve in that function.

Jack is Back!

BTW,

It was Jimmy the Greek eating lunch at Duke Ziebert’s when he made his famous comments about race that got him fired.

If didn’t history made at Dukes the you weren’t paying attention.

Tom R

JMH @ 5:55

I think you are missing my point. I am saying you can determine the truth here by how the Feds act.

There are two possible options to choose from: 1) Bolton included Top Secret classified information in his manuscript or 2) Bolton did NOT include Top Secret classified information in his manuscript.

If #1 is the truth then the government by law is required to confiscate Bolton's computer. That is SOP whenever a classified spill occurs. If the Feds don't confiscate Bolton's computer then that is a clear signal #2 is almost certainly the truth. If #2 is the truth then that has 4D Chess implications.

AFAIK there have been no reports that Bolton's computer was confiscated nor report of the DOJ initiating an investigation into the security violation.

Another Bob

Tom, do you understand the number of suppositions you just made to “determine the truth”?

SMH

Tom R

Melinda @ 6:04

That was me who made that point not TK. I was referring to the Durham in charge of the Spygate investigation which IMO started long before Trump won the nomination and includes Attkisson's as one of it's many victims.

I'm not aware of another Durham in the DOJ conducting an investigation. Who are you referring to and what are they investigating?

MissMarple2

David M. McIntosh
@DavidMMcintosh

Proud to be wearing my #QuitMitt button today after @club4growth
launched a new ad highlighting @MittRomney
siding with Democrats again, this time on Democrats’ sham impeachment of @realDonaldTrump
.

Tom R

AB @ 6:23

The answer is 1.

MissMarple2

GAME OVER! pic.twitter.com/yvMa6bPqfy

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2020

Video of Bolton at link.

Jack is Back!

Okay. Let’s get ahead of Sunday.

I am going with KC. To me Mahomes is one of those once in a lifetime athletes. Garapollo not. Sure the Niners are bulls on defense but Mahomes has already beat big, bad defenses. There is something about him that says, make me lose.

henry

CH, had that on Saturday as it turns out. One store with a huge selection that Melinda knows about where I found the Narwhal and the Take the Fifth, plus another small place that has Three Floyds and other wonders at times. There was good beer here once craft brews became a thing (even Walgreens carries New Glarus, Lakefront, Goose Island) and the gas station has Lienies and Sierra Nevada, but the Foxconn thing embiggened the selection.

henry

The big store has a nice selection of Belgian (and other) imports too. But I haven’t really gotten to that aisle yet.

Melinda

One is doing fun things in CT, the other has the MS-13/Sinaloa/Hezb’Allah national portfolio.

Melinda

Had the Dark Horse, as they have other nice IPAs as well. Not the Narwhal, will look for that.

henry

Melinda, awans had both the regular six pack and the aged Narwahl last weekend. Didn’t look for those today, but found the Dark Horse.

MissMarple2

.@Rasmussen_Poll reports Total Black Voter Approval of @realDonaldTrump has doubled from 1 yr ago to 42% from 21% @BlackVoices4DJT #BlackVoicesForTrump #Boom pic.twitter.com/MXb1XbVjaj

— Deneen Borelli (@deneenborelli) January 29, 2020

Link goes to Rasmussen chart with breakdown.

Another Bob

I counted at least four.

Melinda

@paulsperry

BREAKING: Schiff just confirmed he did in fact classify & seal ICIG Atkinson's testimony transcript, but he maintains he did so to protect "sensitive" info. Republicans say he is trying to hide revelation ICIG never investigated prior contacts b/t "whistleblower" & Schiff's staff

https://twitter.com/paulsperry_/status/1222657666729807874?s=21

Captain Hate

henry rocks the Traitor Roberts thread

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=385524

Glad to hear about the BA Narwhal. For some reason the Midwest is doing better than the home states.

Melinda

I don’t think the Classification Schiff uses is exclusive to him and potentially could be declassified by the sole final arbiter, as in could be Trumped.

Jane

I’m going with KC too.

clarice

https://pjmedia.com/election/bellwether-to-blowout-texas-house-district-gets-redder-to-lead-off-2020-elections/

anonamom

Schiff claims he cannot talk about who among his staff met with the "whistleblower," because they have received "threats" online. He says he must "protect" them, along with the whistleblower's identity.


Just tell us when they met with him then---every single time.

Another Bob

I’d like KC to win, but think SF will.

The Infamous Ignatz

--BREAKING: Schiff claims he cannot talk about who among his staff met with the "whistleblower," because they have received "threats" online. He says he must "protect" them, along with the whistleblower's identity--

Oh brother.
Is there a person in Congress who hasn't received a threat online?
If so, tell me who so I can threaten them.
For that matter is there a person online who hasn't received a threat online?

henry

So the whistleblower was Epstein?

Narciso

We know who his staff was, they met im mid august as part of the atlantic council

henry

Which pair of imbeciles is in the broadcast booth for the super bowl? Which set of incompetents is officiating on the field and which Vegas oddsmakers refs in the replay booth?

The teams are incidental to the half time show and sports book.

anonamom

Impeachment down 25% in W Va, 15 in AZ---looks like a few D Senators
will have cover/need to vote to acquit.

Another Bob

Henry, game is a Fox, so Joe and Troy. (rolls eyes)

henry

My TV just made a run for the canoe.

peter

For you gamblers out there, I have a can't miss sign that the Chiefs will win: I am rooting for the 49ers. Biggest jinx ever.

My reasons? 49ers have a BC alum and a Virginia alum on their roster. No other, I know very little about the NFL

JM Hanes

Tom R:

No, I think you completely missed my point, which is surprising considering just how much non-standard operating procedure is continually being exposed.

MissMarple2

Just received a briefing on the Coronavirus in China from all of our GREAT agencies, who are also working closely with China. We will continue to monitor the ongoing developments. We have the best experts anywhere in the world, and they are on top of it 24/7! pic.twitter.com/rrtF1Stk78

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 30, 2020

Link goes to 4 photos.

GUS

We as the collective JOM "we", need to understand that even some of our heretofore "hero's" are SWAMP CREATURES. Being a lifelong GUBMINT TEAT SUCKER, does that to virtually every GUBMINT lifer employee. Some, not many, joined government "service" in the hopes of making a difference, and helping our country. VERY VERY VERY FEW. Most realized that working for government in it's many forms, PAID WELL, offered AWESOME BENNIES and offered paid retirement at a relatively young age.
Biden et al, found ways to enrich themselves their families, and a source of STATUS, and EXTREME EGO GRATIFICATION. POWER intoxicates as well. Unfortunately, the LEFT slathered these lifers with exactly what they sought. These lifers IN TURN, supported anything and everything that increased their power and their ability to SPEND our TAX PAYING regular peeps, into oblivion. Soon enough, the gubmint employees came to believe that their numbers and fellow teat suckers were in charge. HERE WE ARE.

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
19m
With Votes in the House tomorrow, Democrats want to make it harder for Presidents to defend America, and stand up to, as an example, Iran. Protect our GREAT COUNTRY!

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
20m
Nancy Pelosi wants Congress to take away authority Presidents use to stand up to other countries and defend AMERICANS. Stand with your Commander in Chiefs!

GUS

So his staff DID meet with the PRETEND WHISTLEBLOWER once or twice removed???

Was it BALLSEY-FORD......again???

I'm not suggesting that BALLSEY-FORD blows, but you all can make up your own minds about that.

Porchlight

How could anyone root for SF? West Coast lib Pelosi shithole former home of Kaepernick and the other original kneelers versus Midwestern red state salt of the earth river town underdogs who haven't won a Super Bowl since Nixon was president.

No brainer. :)

The Infamous Ignatz

Tesla Explodes Higher After Crushing Expectations, Guiding Above 500,000 Deliveries In 2020
"In kneejerk response to the earnings, primarily the company's profit and cash flow boost, and the news that production on the Model Y has begun, TSLA stock exploded 7% higher, rising to a new all time high, and trading at $620 per share last, its market cap now nearing $110 billion, $10 billion more than Volkswagen.

And just a few minutes later it is already $40 higher as the furious short squeeze decimates shorts, the stock rising above $660, now up 13% after hours."

GUS

Porch, Colleen KeptHerDick was born in Milwaukee, and adopted by a white couple from Fond du Lac.
He is the worst kind of slime. He would have NOTHING without his White parents. NOTHING.
And I've pointed out once or twice. WISCONSIN lost over 12 THOUSAND soldiers to win the CIVIL WAR and defeat the SLAVE HOLDERS. KeptHerDick doesn't know, nor care.
My Dad was from Liberty Missouri, KANSAS CITY BABY.

Another Bob

Tesla is utter nonsense.

lurkersusie

Of course he did

Sean Davis
@seanmdav
·
Schiff once said Bolton has 'lack of credibility,' now wants ex-national security adviser to testify https://fxn.ws/36yIcCh #FoxNews

Jack is Back!

GUS,

You and I are on the save wave length. God bless your patriotism and steadfast support for our POTUS.

They are doing irreparable damage to our country and the media, progs, Dems are just enjoying their perceived collapse. Ain’t going to happen as long as we have Rick Wilson denigrating half of the population. Maybe around 60% by now.

Thanks, Rick, you perfectly formed asshole.

GUS

A-B. Elon Musk is a dysfunctional CON-MAN.
My Son, is now at UNIVERSITY, and the KIDDEE'S love SPACE-X etc. They have ZERO CONCEPT of the GOVT largess Musk has sucked up. My Son gets rankled at me telling him about it.

The Infamous Ignatz

I honestly thought this was a Baylon Bee kinda thing;
Quebec Politician Praises the Chinese Corona Virus: “Wuhan will Meet its GHG Targets”
He was serious.

Narciso


For those conspiracy minded this was probably ground zero

https://www.nature.com/news/inside-the-chinese-lab-poised-to-study-world-s-most-dangerous-pathogens-1.21487

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/race-relations-position-of-minorities-better-under-trump-than-obama

More improvement figures, these from Gallup.

GUS

Jack, right back at you. You served, your family served, you are of UK extraction as I am.
You've known me for a long time. I shall not waver.
This is serious shyte, and there needs to be repercussions for the FULL COMMIES attacks.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

"Well, (geofencing) is creepy as can be from a personal privacy position"

Funny how it was non existent till Repubs started using it. Then ... suddenly ... the MSM started to queue up the spooky Halloween music.

Reminds me of the Dem/MSM launch of the "OMG, undoc'ed families split up and put in CAGES!!" Issue. When the photo they used was revealed to be from 2015 ... when it turned out the Obama Admin had been doing this for ages with NO MEDIA OUTCRY ... well, there was a pause to regroup and explain how "it's diff when HE does it"

henry

Gus, if we are going to blow tax dollars, reusable rockets out of sci-fi are as good a place as any.

The Infamous Ignatz

Cryin Chucky's cryin again;
Schumer: It looks unlikely that we’ll have enough Republican votes to call witnesses.

Dave (in MA)

The only mention of Rand Paul today that I can find at any news sites is about how the big meanie tweeted about Fauxcahontas during the trial.

Narciso

It will be fine:
https://mobile.twitter.com/DrTedros/status/1222543539587964930?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%

Jack is Back!

Going to bed but for everyone’s amusement, here is my friend Mel Krupin on being Mel in DC with Duke.

https://ourtowndc.com/mel-krupin-dc-restaurateur/

Don’t know outside of Clarice who can relate to this but he and Duke were an institution.

Dave (in MA)

Garry Kasparov@Kasparov63 ·
Is John Roberts just going to shuffle papers during this farce? He is the presiding authority and the Chief Justice. He must call and subpoena the witnesses necessary to make this the real trial that justice demands, not this GOP sideshow.

henry

@ptrsvab

Also today, the prosecutors filed a reply to #Flynn's previous sentencing memo. The government "agrees with the defendant that a sentence of probation is a reasonable
sentence and does not oppose the imposition of a sentence of probation."

https://twitter.com/petrsvab/status/1222668358522429441?s=21

Another Bob

GUS, I’m not even talking about gubbmint subsidies.

Musk has announced vehicles they never delivered, is basically lying about full-self-driving, but that hasn’t kept him from charging - in advance and non refundable - upwards of $10k for a software update that likely won’t come. They’re playing accounting games ringing up warranty repairs as “goodwill”. And that’s when owners can get service. There’s much more.

The company is basically a scam. But has market cap larger than Volkswagen that makes ten times as many cars and actually supports them?

Dave (in MA)

Dan Bongino@dbongino ·
Ponder this for a moment:
Imagine the face-plant this impeachment hoax will be if it results in Joe Biden’s campaign imploding, unelectable Bernie Sanders becoming the Dem nominee, Pres. Trump getting re-elected, and the Democrats’ Ukrainian collusion being exposed?

lurkersusie

He’s back...

JamesWoodsStanAccount on Twitter: "no, stupid liberals, you can't impeach a president for grammar mistakes like Commanders in Chief. I am sure you have nothing else going for you so this is what you bitterly cling to." / Twitter

https://twitter.com/woods_account/status/1222676234728984576

henry

Musk must have Epstein’s private film collection to keep the SEC at bay— especially since they smacked his knuckles once already.

Narciso

Is everyone on that board on pot, or bought off, that eps of .58 cents and the 4th quarter nos are just crazy.

Narciso

Just contact the marahall of the Supreme Court mensch has the no

Jane

Well it is sounding like this impeachment hoax is coming to an end —although ala Les Miserable we’ve got ~One more day...~

I’ve heard an awful lot of lies from the left. I find it pretty shocking they have no problem lying over and over.

I PROBABLY shouldn’t. (Damn caps button)

henry

Narciso, maybe. They had to add Ellison (Oracle*) and a gal from Walgreens as “adult supervision “ in the last SEC settlement. Elon’sbrother and James Murdoch are on the board too.

https://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-board-of-directors-full-list-elon-musk-chairman-replacement-2018-8

* Oracle has its own creative accounting issues related to claims on “cloud” sales

Another Bob

“keep the SEC at bay”

Seriously.

NHTSA just now is taking up the issues with Tesla Autopilot. (The feature responsible for the videos of people “driving” while reading the newspaper, napping, etc. A feature that has killed people.)

Another Bob

Hey Kasparov? Shut up and play chess.

Narciso

Its like we're in star city.

Dave (in MA)

What is the JamesWoodsStanAccount tweet in reference to?

Tom R

AB @ 6:38

You miscounted. In regard to the NSC letter today that said the manuscript contained Top Secret info, all you need to know to determine what is going is knowing whether or not Bolton’s computer was confiscated.

clarice

great story, JiB.

Narciso

Doesnt he have something to do

https://mobile.twitter.com/derekahunter/status/1222534279

Dave (in MA)

Never mind, I guess it was in ref. to MM's 7:20.

Bela1

Jane
I’ve been watching this Q&A session for over an hour and I’m already yelling back at the television

Captain Hate

Kasparov seems to be going the Full Fischer!

JM Hanes

Tom R:

It was a preliminary review. As usual you're jumping the gun. There's a difference between all you "need to know" before jumping to conclusions and what most other people think is persuasive evidence.

Theo

The Dems remind me of the great scene in Citizen Kane where Kane is running for Governor. On election night, his newspaper has two headlines prepared. One is “Kane Elected.” The other is “Fraud At Polls.”

Their peach mint headline will either be “Bolton Proves Quid Pro Quo” or “Cover Up!”

I wonder if the GOP should not let them call Bolton. His “testimony “ is already out there and it’s not that bad. The public might be more gulled by the coverup change than by any parsing of Bolton’s testimony.

Of course the Dems will have two headlines ready for November — their preferred one being “Trump Defeated!” but they will go with the alternative if needed - “Putin Hacks US Election Again!”

Narciso


This is the resume of dr. Peng zhu

received his PhD in Wuhan Virus Research Institute in 2010 and has worked on bat virus and immunology in Australia and Singapore. In 2009 , he took the lead in starting the research on the immune mechanism of bat long-term carrying and transmitting virus in the world. So far, he has published more than 30 SCI articles, including the first and corresponding author's Nature , Cell Host Microbe and PNAS . At present, research on bat virus and immunology is continuing, and it has received support from the National "You Qing" Fund, the pilot project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the

Buckeye

Some rube hillbilly music for your enjoyment.

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL-vp6_RucI

JM Hanes

Glad to see that James Wood is back iin business. I'm not sure why people assumed that saying Commanders-in-Chief was a mistake, instead of an intentional plural. Like saying, "America, support your Presidents," because Congress is trying to tie not just his hands but those of all future presidents as well.

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