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January 29, 2020

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Tom R

JMH @ 8:34

Have you ever had a security clearance before? If you have then you should know what happens if there is a classified spillage.

KevlarKid

Super Bowl? rooting for the 9ers since 60. same with Raiders. THEREFORE fuck the Chiefs.

Chiefs are 26th against the run and 9ers are 1st against the pass. the 9ers can compete in a shootout and win (Saints).

Mahomes is a good qb. 9ers will keep him off the field. Sherman and the 9ers linebackers will school him.

shootout with 9ers taking it by 2. blowouts are always a possibility (Packers) fr the get go but this will be a game for the ages.

George Kittle 9er tight end is a WI boy. he is the 9ers edge on offense. just givin our WI contingent their props.

PS: Pelosi is not San Francisco. so fuck her too.

Narciso

Its not the real james woods.

Dave (in MA)

He isn't. AFAIK he hasn't been allowed to tweet since April.

Buckeye

I’m fine with “Cover Up!” and “Putin Hacks US Election Again!”.

bubarooni

I use Chrome to access this site.

The last few times I've had to login, I get a pop up that says:

Change your password

A data breach on a site or app exposed your password. Chrome recommends changing your password on www.typepad.com now.

Anyone else seen that?

Googled it and got:

https://support.google.com/chrome/thread/23534509?hl=en

MissMarple2

JM Hanes,

The Woods account is a parody. Daggone it, I wish people wouldn't make those!

Captain Hate

As the unofficial blog pedant, with a concentration on spelling names correctly, those clowns are doing it wrong. Typical federal wankers.

MissMarple2

pic.twitter.com/pXexddCGtT

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

Video at link, I believe from the Senate Republicans.

DrJ

bub,

I use Chrome too, and have not seen the message you describe. Sounds like a virus to me.

Narciso

So this turning film is based on some ghost stories from henry james.

Dave (in MA)

I'll be rooting for SF mainly because of Jimmy G. and because of KC's record of putting up with wife beaters.

bubarooni

DrJ,

Only happens if I have to login.

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection and Malywarebytes realtime.

I'm an IT guy and watch security pretty closely, though that's no protection against anything.

The link says it's a google thing watching for breaches.

Dave (in MA)

bubarooni, I got that once and it listed over 80 sites where my pwd could have been exposed, so I changed it at a bunch of them, including all sites where there could financial impact.

Theo

KK @ 8:42 —

“Pelosi is not San Francisco, so fuck her too.”

Um, no thank you.

D

Take it to the bank , just like the Packers San Fran 49 ers will lose because Kansas City wants it more.

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/got-milk-gop-pols-drink-dairy-senate-floor-strict-impeachment-rules

DrJ

bub,

I've logged every now and again, including some recent ones. I've not seen it. Then again, I keep most of my important (like financial) stuff on a different browser. Maybe that matters.

Who knows??

We have a new wireless router (Fortinet) after our old one was getting unreliable. Initially it worked great. Slowly the wireless connection to the Internet became less so, until finally over the weekend it stopped working entirely.

A couple of days later it started working again, and it has been fine ever since.

My wife thinks the house has poltergeists. I think the same thing happens with software every now and again.

MissMarple2

https://news4sanantonio.com/news/nation-world/netanyahu-says-israel-never-had-a-greater-friend-in-the-white-house-than-president-trump

Interview with James Rosen. Video and transcript.

Dave (in MA)

Will Chamberlain 🇺🇸@willchamberlain
·

Lisa Murkowski asked a savage question

"Why didn't you re-issue the subpoenas when you finally AUTHORIZED the hearing?"

And Sylvia Garcia answers the question in the most insulting way possible by suggesting it's a red herring

They just lost her vote

#ImpeachmentTrial

I'll believe it when I see it.

Captain Hate

LOLGF

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2020/01/29/democrats-latest-star-just-got-ejected-from-the-senate-n2560339

James D.

I’m rooting for the Chiefs because I loathe the 49ers.

But if I had to put money on the game, I think I’d have to put it on San Fran.

D

Schiff lies again about not knowing the whistleblower and that his staff had any contact with Ciamarella.
Release the IG testimony the 18 th witness then.

Captain Hate

Although I'll continue my boycott it sounds like an intriguing matchup.

Tom R

A French blue check mark says Shokin has filed a lawsuit against Biden.

https://twitter.com/oberruyer/status/1222573505306341376?s=21

clarice

In the papers filed by Flynn today he specifically avers the SC threatened to indict his son--for those of you still claiming there was no evidence of such a threat:https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2020/01/29/flynn-case-update-flynn-files-motion-to-dismiss-declaration-of-plea-reversal-doj-files-revised-sentence-recommendation-for-probation-only/

clarice

https://theconservativetreehouse.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/flynn-plea-explanation.jpg

Narciso


If this story got any stranger

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.dailycaller.com/2020/01/29/lev-parnas-phon

Rocco

Sessions and Cooper have a long history advocating for the MAGA agenda long before Trump announced his candidacy. Are you willing to admit your opinion on their character might be based on misinformation?

That's a GREAT question TomR.

While they both grew up in Alabama, Cooper and Sessions did not meet until the 1980s, when they both worked for the Reagan administration. They have remained friends since. Cooper contributed financially to Sessions’ political ambitions, and over the years he has served as a sounding board for Sessions, as they share a deeply conservative ideology.

But the two found themselves on opposite sides of the 2016 Republican primary.

“I was pleading with [Sessions] to support Ted [Cruz] and not endorse Trump, and I failed to persuade him, unfortunately,” Cooper told TPM. He unsuccessfully lobbied Sessions over a few phone calls and texts not long after Trump’s August 2015 rally in Alabama.

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/chuck-cooper-jeff-sessions-trump-mueller

Sessions Bestie, Chuck Cooper is a NeverTrumper and a big part of the reason I still don't trust Sessions.

Dave (in MA)

Full, working URL:

https://dailycaller.com/2020/01/29/lev-parnas-phone-sex-porn/

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

After that fact free comment it's hard to believe Kasporov could ever even play 2D chess.
Gonna be a quick game if he takes on Trump in 4D.

Narciso

Btw justina pelletier is finally testifying after that travesmickasham

GUS

Schiff is bat shit crazy. AND evil.

Captain Hate

I know what you're doing, Iggy.

Narciso


See if this one works


https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.wbur.org/commonhealth/2020/01/28/justina-pelletier-boston-childrens-hospital-medical-malpractice-lawsuit-hearing

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Glad someone does Cap, cuz I don't.

Another Bob

Already posted?

Farage takes a victory lap at the EU. The Euros were a bit bitchy...

https://twitter.com/ndbook96/status/1222660729972482054?s=21

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

OK, Porch 7:24, I'll go with KC.
Only because I truly don't care LOL

D

Clarice:
Thank you.
Sara Carter just covered Flynn on Hannity’s show.
Sara said Mueller ( black hat) threatened to go after Flynn’s son.We were right all along and CH was correct in being concerned how this was bankrupting Flynn.

Narciso

So this wuhan whatsits is like something out of james rollins omega force with a touch of crichton.

Narciso

What is urdu for chutzpah imran awan is suing the daily caller (ht the basilisk)

peter

Should I order wine on line or should I patronize my local liquor store?

JM Hanes

Shoot, sorry to hear that Woods is not back after all, but thanks for the correction.

bubarooni

روزانہ کال کرنے والے کے خلاف مقدمہ چلا رہا ہے

DrJ

peter,

That's difficult to answer in general. Does the local store have what you want? Do they give you helpful advice? What is the price difference? Do they have other items that would make you like to keep them around?

We usually buy from local chain-store booze shops, such as Total Wine. We do belong to a few wine clubs, which pretty much is on line but probably not what you have in mind.

If you know what you want, and can save significantly on line, and the shipping doesn't damage it, I'd buy it on line.

Dungeness crab is in season. We had a couple tonight. They were great!

MissMarple2

clarice,

Went to that Treehouse posting and after skimming the documents and reading the account, I went down through the comments and ran across this:

"Don’t forget, an FBI Agent was found dead last week after discovering Hags moving of resources into the Clinton Crime Foundation. That was a definite message that Hill and Bill will still kill."

Do you know about this? I vaguely remember an agent found dead but I didn't know about money being moved into the Clinton Foundation.

GUS

The sophisticated Dawn Le Moan. Went to LSU.
His achievements are EPIC.

Potus DJT, went to PENN. WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS.

Donald Trump has building on several continents that he and his company built. Dozens of sky scrapes.

Dawn Le Moan????? Affirmative Action rube.

Dave (in MA)

The JamesWoodsStanAccount on Twitter is someone who apparently "stans" Woods. Those of us who are hep to all the current way-out beatnik lingo these days know that "stan" means an obsessive fan. The rest of us looked it up.

Narciso


Theres a telltale twitch at the end:


https://www.takimag.com/article/youth-is-wasted-on-the-dumb/

Another Bob

“ looked it up”

As I had to do when Marshawn Lynch said “take care of y’all chicken”.

Theo

I remain unconvinced about this “threat” against Flynn’s son. There is as far as I know any documentation of such a threat nor was Flynn promised that his son would NOT be indicted if Flynn Sr pled guilty. In prior iterations of this “threat” even Flynn’s lawyer was ambiguous about the existence of this threat. I think I’ve had previously reached a consensus here that any such “threat” was a veiled one. The feds were snooping around his son and Flynn came to believe rather than being told explicitly that whether his son was prosecuted depended on Flynn’s plea.

In any event, I find it incredible that a Lieutenant General would cave under the pressure of a veiled threat like this and plead guilty to something that he did not do. Was protecting his son part of his thinking in cutting a deal o plead to the least damaging crime of which he had been accused? Quite possibly. But to confess to something of which he was innocent in response to a veiled threat - I would want sterner military leaders than that.

Plus, Flynn himself said that even taking this “threat” into account, he STILL would not have pled guilty if he had gotten better advice from his lawyer.

I am still not buying that there was an express threat or that it caused him to plead guilty to an offense of which he was innocent.

Dave (in MA)
🇺🇸Eric Carmen🇺🇸@RealEricCarmen · I honestly can't stand these Democrats anymore. We're all sick of you. We see you for what you are...soulless, corrupt, do-nothing politicians who hate our country and our extraordinary president because he's not one of you, and you can't control him. It's over. Just go away.
Go away. Go All The Way away.
GUS

Theo. Did the FBI agents who manipulated FLYNN believe that FLYNN was honest or NOT.

D

Theo:
He said it himself today according to Sara Carter, unless he is lying?...

D

Agree with Eric Carmen.

GUS

Dave, Eric Carmen is one of my all time favorite lead singers. PLEASE....GO ALL THE WAY...etc etc.......
The Raspberries.....CLEVELAND OHIO.

Dave (in MA)
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DaveinMass:
Post of the day! Love it!

Tom R

Clarice @ 9:22

You misstated my position. My point was that if the reason Flynn plead guilty was because Mueller was threatening to indict his son, then why didn’t he withdraw his guilty plea as soon as Mueller turned the case over to the DOJ. That is still an unanswered question.

Here is a direct link to the document.

https://www.scribd.com/document/444791080/Flynn-Declaration

One thing that is fairly obvious when reading the entire document is that the real crimes that Flynn was facing prison time for involved his lobbying for Turkey and had little to nothing to do with his phone conversation with the Russian ambassador. Whatever crime Flynn was accused of committing involving Turkey carried up to a 15 year prison sentence. Perhaps this is what the judge was referring to when he mentioned Flynn’s actions were treasonous?

Point 34 IMO does not reflect well on Flynn. Despite claiming Mueller was threatening his son, Flynn says he would not have plead guilty if he had known the FBI believed he was telling the truth. WTF? If you know you didn’t lie about your conversation with the Russian ambassador then what difference does it make what the FBI believed about that one interview? There is still something we don’t know about yet involving Turkey.

BTW if I take this document at face value it severely weakens the theory that Flynn was running a 4D Chess sting operation against the Deep State. If there was no sting then overall this document IMO points the needle in the direction Flynn committed a serious crime.

MissMarple2

Tom Fitton
@TomFitton
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I attended Senate trial today and witnessed outrageous abuse and smears of @realDonaldTrump
. I decided to leave after Schiff alleged those who wanted to question the whistleblower/leaker sought to endanger his life. Senate must end Schiff's assault on our constitutional republic.

lurkersusie

I apologize for posting a James Wood parody account.

Captain Hate

I understand the need to use subterfuge to bring down the derp state but Flynn allowing fund raising in his name for nonexistent or grossly overstated expenses would've been a step too far. Legal representation in front of a special counsel isn't something you get a public defender for. Add getting lots of data from international travel and the meter spins even more rapidly.

Tom R

Sessions Bestie, Chuck Cooper is a NeverTrumper

Rocco @ 9:27

Using that logic, every JOM poster who supported Cruz before they switched over to Trump is a NeverTrumper. How many people here were Cruz supporters first?

GUS

Hakeem Jeffries, is as dumb as dirt. But he's also dark skinndeded, so he can't be criticized.
It's comical. Do the FULL COMMIES have any TRANNIES to trot out???

Captain Hate

Don't sweat it lurkersusie.

MissMarple2

https://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2020/01/29/unreal-biden-campaign-tweets-that-we-need-a-president-who-respects-religious-freedom/

lurkersusie

Appalling behavior by the Chief Justice

Sean Davis
@seanmdav
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28m
Earlier today, Chief Justice John Roberts refused to read a question from Sen. Rand Paul that named the anti-Trump whistleblower. Sources say Roberts, at Democrats' urging, had previously vowed to ban any questions about the whistleblower whatsoever
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Sources say Roberts was told an attempt to censor any questions about the whistleblower in general would be rebuked by recorded Senate vote, at which point Roberts retreated and communicated that he would instead censor any mention of the whistleblower's name.

Roberts' arbitrary and unilateral censorship of senators and Senate business raises serious questions about whether he would similarly ban any and all motions to subpoena by name the whistleblower, whom
@RCI has identified as Eric Ciaramella, to compel his testimony.

Narciso

If you cant figure out how teckless and unaccountable doj prosecutors are at this point i cant help you.

The next time there is some popular political or military figure they may not as be as compliant with the federal
authorities

GUS

Is this "TRIAL" part of the 4-D plan???

Captain Hate

I supported Cruz first.

MissMarple2

pic.twitter.com/66006PDuKf

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

Link goes to a video made for his last campaign, and I just love it.

Dave (in MA)

lurkersusie, It wasn't a parody account, just a fan.

Another Bob

Why would Roberts do that?

Dave (in MA)

An example of a parody account would be Sean Spicier, from which I've posted tweets many times.

Narciso

He wouldnt earn markos name for him as Dread Pirate Roberts otherwise.

Dave (in MA)
Sean Spicier@sean_spicier
I'm not him but @YahooStyle @BillKristol @WashTimes @HuffPost @JonahNRO @kurteichenwald @Toure @mollyjongfast @gtconway3d & @CharlesPPierce think I am
KevlarKid

The Senate must end Schiff. FIFY.

GUS

Roberts acts regarding this phony WHISTLE BLOWER is his m.o.. Virtue signaling. How would ROBERTS know who IS and WHO ISN'T this PRETEND Whistle Blower.
Roberts believes being seen as a GOOD GUY has value.
It merely makes Roberts appear unable to recognize that he's being played.

Ciaramella is nor was a WHISTLE BLOWER. Any reference to a WHISTLE BLOWER ought to be advised by the STATUTORY definition of what a WHISTLE BLOWER is.

lurkersusie

Dave, I get it. I was just happy to think The James Woods retuned
to Twitter.

JM Hanes

No need to apologize lurkersusie. I noticed that there was something different about the name, but didn't slow down enough to really look at it myself. We're lucky that you post so many great links here!

MissMarple2

I should have said that video was made from a speech his campaign. The video is obviously full of scenes from his presidency.

I still love it.

Narciso

Thats a chimp ouroboros.

Tom R

Narciso @ 10:38

Since your post is giving me the impression you think you understand how the DOJ operates better than I do, please explain to me why AG Barr did not drop the charges against Flynn once Mueller gave Flynn’s case back to the DOJ.

Theo

GUS @ 10:17

The answer of course is that I do not know.

My understanding of the situation is that the FBI treated Flynn very shabbily and in a manner for which they should be ashamed. They KNEW exactly what Flynn had said to the ambassador — they had it on tape. They caught wind of the fact that Flynn was telling colleagues (and/or Pence) an inaccurate version of that call. Top people at the FBI then raced into overdrive to concoct a plan to have Flynn repeat the inaccurate version to FBI agents, going to great lengths to make it seem a casual conversation, all for the purpose of getting him to “lie” to a federal agent. They asked him the question for no other purpose than to prosecute him for his answer. Terrible.

In terms of the assessment of his honesty goes, the FBI agents KNEW that his rendition of the call with the ambassador was inaccurate. They had the tape. But apparently FBI agents think that they can spot by demeanor or some such whether a person is deliberately lying or is confused or has a mistaken recollection. I gather that the agents on the seen using these techniques and maybe a Ouijia board opined that Flynn was being honest but just mistaken. I don’t think such assessment counts for much, but for whatever it is worth it goes in Flynn’s favor.

Narciso

Its a spiral of stupidity i think eichenwald is at the center.

Dave (in MA)

I have to admit that initially I was Cruz, Walker, Perry for my top 3 and Trump was near (but not at) the bottom. Christie was up there, too, but mainly because of the way he deals with the antagonistic media.

MissMarple2

lurkersusie,

I just goofed on a tweet of a video, and if you only knew how many times I post links that are to articles that are months or even YEARS old, you wouldn't feel the need to apologize at all.

And I really shouldn't have used the word parody, either.

It's a shame it isn't the real guy, as he was an excellent poster on Twitter. I wonder if he found somewhere else to go, or if he has appeared under a new account.

Buckeye


Thorough description on the virus, transmission modes, current status, etc.

https://www.livescience.com/new-china-coronavirus-faq.html

lurkersusie

Woah

Paul Sperry
@paulsperry_
BREAKING: Deputy Trump counsel Philbin just told the Senate the "whistleblower" may have had a "conflict of interest" in filing his complaint, because he may have been involved in decisions on Biden & Burisma & may have had a "reason to deep-six" a rekindled Ukraine investigation
10:21 PM · Jan 29, 2020·Twitter Web App

Dave (in MA)

When the Senate votes to end the circus, my image of Schiff is that of Trelane from Star Trek. "I was winnin'! I woulda won. I woulda. I woulda..." and then he fades away, hopefully to the political graveyard with fellow punchable face Alan Grayson.

Dave (in MA)
he was an excellent poster on Twitter
Which explains his absence.
GUS

Theo. The agents said they believed Flynn was being honest.
You know that. Buh bye, you are dismissed.

Dave (in MA)

Ha, someone had a similar idea a year ago.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auM8O7knJi4&feature=youtu.be&t=22

Theo

Maryrose —

I am not saying that anyone is lying about a “threat” against Flynn’s son. As we hashed this out before, Flynn May have sensed a veiled threat.

But absent clear documentation I think an explicit threat is unlikely. Among many other reasons a prosecutor would have to be unscrupulous and risk being exposed as such by making such a threat explicit. But most of all, I refuse to believe that Flynn is an idiot. If there had been an explicit threat only an idiot would cave to it without getting legal assurance that the sin would not be indicted anyway. Once Flynn knows that the prosecution is unscrupulous, why on earth would he accept any vague or oral assurance that they would not pocket the guilty plea AND indict the son? Trust in the word of an unscrupulous prosecutors? No way.

There may have been a veiled threat. If this goes further at some point Flynn will be asked to document this threat.

DrJ

peter,

Not to belabor this, but one thing I like about Total Wine is that they have a HUGE selection. It is great fun to browse the various sections, and try wines that otherwise I would not have.

More often than not I like the "regular" ones better, but without sampling new things, how can one move beyond the "regulars?"

Also, I've found that most wine web sites truly are awful.

JM Hanes

JohnR:

"please explain to me why AG Barr did not drop the charges against Flynn once Mueller gave Flynn’s case back to the DOJ."

I've lost count of how many times you've asked that question and how many times people have provided alternative explanations.

Buckeye

I was a Walker guy, and I initially was not excited about Trump.

Trump won me over, mostly on the strength of his FU attitude, his willingness to take most anything or anyone on, and most of his positions resonated with me.


JM Hanes

Theo:

"As we hashed this out before, Flynn May have sensed a veiled threat."

No, that's not where we ended up, that was simply as far as you were willing to gp.

Theo

GUS —

Apparently you did not read my answer. It makes no difference to me whether you do or not. But your response might make more sense if you did so.

I would never dismiss you. But then again, I am not going anywhere on your say so.

MissMarple2

Heading to bed.

Nytol!

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