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February 06, 2020



Low Dem turnout in Iowa (Repub turnout, in a meaningless election, hit a record)
2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONPublished 8 hours ago
MSNBC's Maddow presses DNC chair Tom Perez over low Dem turnout in Iowa: 'They didn't turn out in droves!'



Oh no, it doesn't end at executives. This one has legs and is going to the heart of TBTFs.



I knew you'd have more on that. What else ya got?


AP Politics

BREAKING: The Associated Press is unable to declare a winner of Iowa’s Democratic caucuses because of irregularities in this year's process and the tight margin between Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders.
Donald J. Trump
I think they should blame RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA again! If they can’t count votes properly, how are they going to run U.S. HealthCare?


The Daily Wire

· 9h
James Woods Finally Returns To Twitter, Immediately Begins Trolling http://dlvr.it/RPY80H
Donald J. Trump
Welcome back James!


Senator Ted Cruz

.@McClatchyDC: "Texas’ U.S. senators never wavered as they fought for Trump’s acquittal"
Donald J. Trump
Very true, thank you Ted & John. I love Texas!


James Woods

I was on vacation awhile, avoiding the news. How’d the #Mueller thing work out? The #impeachment scam? Who won the #Iowa caucuses? Is #MichaelAvenatti still a contender for the Democratic nomination for President? How’s #JeffreyEpstein doing?

10:39 PM · Feb 6, 2020


MiniMike hardest hit.

Tim Crawford

A new study from Harvard just proved that open plan offices are one of the dumbest ideas of all time.



Dems, clinging to ever penny of tax collections when not asking for more.

Governor Tony Evers

I am disappointed to hear that both @SpeakerVos and @SenFitzgerald oppose my plan to provide $130M to help reduce property taxes while also investing $120M in our schools. Our schools and our taxpayers--especially in rural communities--need this support and they need it now.

Scott Fitzgerald @SenFitzgerald

It’s clear that the governor is just trying to come up with an excuse to veto any tax cut the Republican Legislature sends him.


Must Watch Tucker Carlson Monologue

Tucker Exposing America Last Immigration Bill (New Way Forward Act) Supported By Ilhan Omar & AOC

Maybe The Most Insane Immigration Bill Ever

Tucker: "An entirely new country, in which resistance is crushed, & they’re in charge forever." pic.twitter.com/8FSsNOownL

— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) February 7, 2020

Video at link. Important monologue by Tucker Carlson. Listen to it; this bill is like something out of a nightmare.


jimmyk@8:09. Predicting the future is hard. I remember a book I found at a used book sale for about 10 cents written by Jeane Dixon. (I've since lost it.) Jeane had a whole career as a fortune teller because supposedly she predicted JFK's death. She saw something dark happening to JFK in November, or something vague like that.

Anyway this book was written in 1968 and predicted that Teddy Kennedy would be President in 1972.

Her crystal ball was cloudy that day.



Virginia passes sweeping gay rights law.


Retweeted by the President:

Tom Elliott
· 12h
Sen. @ewarren blames America’s “legacy” of “racism and oppression” for her campaign staff creating a “toxic work environment” for their minority staff
Ted Cruz
One would think a Native American woman would be more welcoming.


The modern equivalent of catapulting a diseased cow over the walls of a besieged town?

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship that has 12 passengers quarantined over fears of coronavirus has docked in Bayonne, New Jersey, this morning with ambulances on the scene.

Apparently all passengers are Chinese.



Jesse Kelly
I distinctly remember mocking Trump during the primary when he’d constantly say he was gonna be the “best jobs president ever”.


Job growth surged in January. The U.S. added 225,000 jobs last month, well above Wall Street expectations. https://t.co/UT5yTyHDB8 pic.twitter.com/ZwjXSk9S55

— CNBC (@CNBC) February 7, 2020

Video at the link.


moar winning:

U.S. productivity rebounded in the final three months of last year, helping to boost productivity growth for the year to the best showing in nearly a decade.



I blame climate change.

Her crystal ball was cloudy that day.



— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 7, 2020

Video at link. Ed Rollins on Lou Dobbs discussing State of the Union speech.


Had to create a new Typepad account this morning.

Typepad has a serious database integrity problem.

Somebody needs to learn how to code:)


Denise McAllister
In every presidential race since 1988, Democrats have nominated the person who won the Iowa Caucus.
And, we still don't know who won it yet.


To The Associated Press on its reporting of Donald Trump’s noontime East Room talk.

It reads:

This was not the worst of AP’s recent articles, but it certainly was unprofessional.

Unprofessional. Seriously:

Does the Associated Press edit for excess and inappropriate adjectives and verbs? — exulting, defiant, scorched-earth, unleashing, triumphantly, emboldened, barrels, stark, venting, rambling, dramatic, shattered, jarring, gloating.

Does AP edit out unnecessary and irrelevant clauses? — Clinton admitted he had done things that proved illegal. Trump was not shown to have done things that were illegal. AP did not mention the difference.

Does AP include necessary context? — AP, as it always has, and despite being repeatedly asked to stop the practice, repeats Democrat impeachment charges without presenting legitimate defense to those accusations.

At the least, AP should reconsider running AP’s analysis as the lead paragraph of its articles, restricting itself to reporting relevant facts at hand the way professional journalism used to do years ago.

AP opines that Trump conceded nothing, as if he had to. The editorial premise of AP was that Trump was guilty of unspecified criminal action but got off on a technicality.

The inclusion of Bill Clinton’s impeachment did not belong in the article. There was no comparison in impeachment articles, nor should there have been.

Equally irrelevant was the mention of Rudy Giuliani who played no part in the impeachment defense. AP’s extraneous mention of him seems designed to reinforce the dismissed articles of impeachment, not report the verdict.

AP needs to look up the word replete. AP’s use of the words suggests that Trump’s speech was laced with multiple profanities. That is, in the single word Trump used at the outset, best described as bullshit.

AP can’t even recognize a joke, calling his potential impeachment for jaywalking a “prediction”.

AP’s lack of craftsmanship suggests that Trump apologized for something he had brought on his family when it was clear he was sorry that others had brought the family into their pursuit of him.

And, finally, how dare AP misuse Trump’s comments to needlessly repeat " the special counsel's investigation of Russian interference to help Trump in the 2016 election" without stating the final result that clearly vindicated Trump. This kind of repetition, as with repetition of the Democrats’ impeachment charges, is a premeditated and nasty assault on accurate journalism.


sbw, does AP route your letters to the guy in the basement with a red stapler? Do you publish them in your paper so people can be aware of what AP has become?


Just think of "Russians" as code for Democrats, and it all makes sense


Buckeye, maybe TYPEPAD could hire "SHADOW", I hear they could use the business.


SBW, you among all of us should recognize that REPORTING is being done by propagandized PAJAMA BOYS and GIRLS today. Missouri and Columbia are not putting out educated Journalists, they are passing through idiots who dress, grow little beards and wear plastic glasses in lock step.
I find in "un" possible, that all of these idiots just write crap as purposefully part of their biases. They believe the CARP they are writing, because that is all they've been taught.


41 minutes of Saul Montes-Bradley and Thomas Wictor in "Beard Blather 1":



Using high end labels to smuggle drugs? The deuce you say!



Oh my. Contesting the local plantation monopoly? How dare you!!!!!

Community activists, like Lowe, question the GOP's motives as well: Is this to get a win in November, or to address issues in the community?




Julie Kelly recaps the week for Presideint Trump, starting with the pre-Super Bowl interview.


Imagine if the Dems really do nominate Bernie? Someone who will get absolutely wiped out and have spectacular negative coattails as well? It will mean that one of DJT's greatest qualities, perhaps his greatest quality of all, is driving his opponents nuts. The opposition party, instead of putting together some sort of platform after making gains in 2018, has no platform at all except Orange Man Bad. Democrats are being laughed at, by younger voters, by minorities, by suburban women. You'd think it can't possibly get worse for Democrats, but it incrementally does anyway, every day. Good times!


I just heard that BERNIE picked his running mate!!

Mutt the Maverick Rumbley.


More bankers arrested for tax fraud:


(Sorry, this part is where I have fun.)


Devin Nunes
Tired of left wing censorship by big tech? ⁦Join Parler with ⁦@JackPosobiec⁩ ⁦@dbongino


Bernie/AOC for 2020!

Tom R

From the Surber article:

Court Filing Shows Hunter Biden Earned $156 Million From Ukraine Corruption."

Now do John Kerry's stepson. Chelsea. Democrats have a pay-to-play foreign policy. Ukraine may have laundered the kickbacks from Obama giving Iran $150 billion.

I always assumed the money laundering and kickbacks with the former corrupt Ukrainian government was using the foreign aid sent to Ukraine, which was significantly a lower amount than the $150 billion sent to Iran.

Hopefully there is a money trail from Obama to Iran to Ukraine and back to multiple Democrats and Team Trump can prove it.


The current pace of redevelopment in our cities is unprecedented under, @realDonaldTrump.

First time in fifty years from Des Moines to Pittsburgh for scaffolding, fencing, new windows going in as a national trend.

A truly stunning rebirth - all for a better dream tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/xZtWFryZ9E

— Scott Ford (@ScottFordTVGuy) February 7, 2020

Video at the link.


Maybe Joe could have at least found him a good paying job?


EXCLUSIVE: Joe Biden's brother Frank owes dead man's family $1 MILLION for 80mph car crash - but has never paid a cent in 20 years and the Democratic candidate did NOTHING to help




Jim, maybe his nephew Hunter-Gather baby daddy Biden could have helped his Uncle financially.

There are a lot of people who talk about what a good guy Joe Biden is. Nonsense, he's a bloviating hot dog.


Tucker Carlson
· 12h
Lawmakers are trying to make life worse for people across America. The New Way Forward Act protects serious felons from deportation and gives previously deported criminals a “right to come home” at your expense. And that’s not all. https://fxn.ws/2H2DfY8
Donald J. Trump

Don’t worry, it won’t happen!


Mark Meadows
Democrats try to impeach him, corporate media spends all day attacking him, and all President Trump does is keep on fueling the best surging economy in decades. It’s really amazing.



Trump wins appeal in emoluments lawsuit by congressional Democrats



How to return a state to virgin prairie:

Yet a proposed constitutional amendment would take Illinois a step backward. If enacted and passed by ballot measure, House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 37 would incorporate a ban on right-to-work laws directly in the state’s constitution.




The Assistant Secretary of Education visited this high school, 30 minutes south of Indianapolis, because it has a robust vocational and agricultural program and is viewed as a national model.


sbw's 9:25 fills me with despair. Why is there no rich Repub (or group of 'em) who can invest in media and give our side a voice?





NEW: Asked if Huawei is a deal-breaker in possible U.S.-U.K. trade deal, Vice President Mike Pence says "we'll see," adding that it remains a real issue between the two nations. cnb.cx/377MhO0



BIDEN’S BROTHER Frank has made millions off his brother’s influence, as has every Biden. He needs no help in paying that debt. The family needs to take action.



Within the article, this tweet of Byron York's is reproduced, along with a chart:

"AP says it cannot declare winner in Iowa Democratic caucus, based on arcane SDE calculations. But with 99% reporting, Sanders has 6,114-vote (3.5 percentage point) lead in first vote, 2,631-vote (1.6 point) lead in second vote. Neither is too close to call. Sanders won."

It looks to me like AP is in cahoots with the DNC big shots to keep Sanders out of the winner's spot.

One Response to ““Maybe People Should Pay for That”: Witness Against Trump to Be Booted Out of White House”
I almost allowed no comments on this thread, because to be honest I am not particularly interested in hearing from the fucking assholes who will support this. But whatever.

Patterico (115b1f) — 2/7/2020 @ 7:49 am



Thomas Massie @RepThomasMassie

I’d fire him. I listened to his testimony in the SCIF. He’s a leaker, not a whistleblower. Vindman was upset that @realDonaldTrump didn’t follow the script Vindman prepared for the phone call. Current Commander in Chief doesn’t take orders from a Lt. Col.!



Tom Maguire @Tom_Maguire

Shorter @jonathanchait : It's not as bad as it looks for the center-left... it's far worse.

Physicists have theorized on the manner in which some stars collapse inward and then go super-nova. The Dem Party may give us a lab experiment in 2020.



Trump plans retaliation against White House officials who testified during impeachment hearings

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

One day Abe was sitting on a park bench, when he sees his friend Jack coming towards him with another gentleman.
Jack says to Abe "let me introduce you to my friend from the old country, this is Shane Ferguson".
Shane Ferguson Abe wonders, “How did you get a name like that”?
So Shane replied that his name in the old country was Mottle Rosenschwieg.
"My uncle, who was in America 10 years before me, told me to tell immigration that my name was Morris Rose. I practiced saying my new name for the entire trip on the boat. I asked the American sailors to say it for me and learned to pronounce it.
I was standing in line at the immigration for two hours, worrying about everything, when the officer finally asked me my name, I said, "Schane fergessen", which is Yiddish for 'I forgot already'. So that's what the immigration man wrote."


It appears from recent revelations that many people need to be "booted out of the White House!"


Mark Knoller
Tarmac's still wet but skies clearing as storms move out of DC area. Air Force One to soon fly @POTUS to Charlotte to address North Carolina "Opportunity Now" jobs program summit. #NTABP



I agree. These are Obama leftovers who think their opinions are more important than the President's. No.

Vindman was a leaker, plus I do not think an identical twin should have a security clearance, since the other one could sneak in pretending to be the one with the clearance.

Sammy Small

BIDEN’S BROTHER Frank has made millions off his brother’s influence, as has every Biden. He needs no help in paying that debt. The family needs to take action.

Maybe this is the perfect case for civil asset foreiture?


It would be madness for Vindman not to be shown the door, what is Petty-Airs-Co. talking about? Meanwhile, I'm pretty sure Ciaramella is still employed, and not even pushed into a cubicle against the back wall, without a stapler.


OK, I guess.



Wow, when you literally have NOTHING ELSE to B!TCH ABOUT, drag some poor woman thru the mud for cleaning her house & making coffee for her husband, you people look like deranged fu€king id!0ts for making this a “news story” -you should be mercilessly dragged for this stupidity. https://t.co/ter8dUX5us

— Redheaded Jenn 🔥 (@Redheaded_Jenn) February 7, 2020

Link goes to tweet and video by The Today Show.


Good thread from Sharyl, from last night:

Sharyl Attkisson🕵️‍♂️
1-I tend to wonder why there's so much organized pushback against looking into Ukraine's role in 2016 as well as Russia's. If there's nothing to it, clear the air. But why work so hard to claim it's all a debunked "conspiracy theory"?



Watch these ambulance workers, with NO PROTECTIVE GEAR or isolation masks/clothing enter @RoyalCaribbean ship, Anthem of the Seas, to pick up suspected #coronaviruS victims!!





The climate movement is overwhelmingly white. So I walked away. bit.ly/31v3a4h



Love it Henry!


Der Spiegel says the coronavirus lives on surfaces for up to 9 days.


If this is correct, seal the borders and ports.


I wish Trump would reassign Vindman to Columbus, Ahia.

I’m sure some “regular guys” would know what to do with him.


Trump talking now. Rush back today at noon.


Appeals Ct thru out the Emoluments lawsuit brought by the Dems.


More -

@RoyalCaribbean scheduled to set off on the Anthem of the seas today. Can we be fully refunded if we decided to cancel? Very scary reports about the Corina virus right now!

Royal Caribbean
Hey, Jo. Before you board, we’ll be conducting enhanced sanitation in the cruise terminal and onboard, as part of our ongoing illness prevention efforts. We're still scheduled to sail and If you choose to cancel regular cancelation penalties would apply. - Michelle


afternoon all. good read at mel's 1120.


Great comment from the Twitter thread at MM's 11:15 am.

Mark Noonan @Mark_E_Noonan · 4h Replying to @TheTodayShow

Feminism asserts that a woman is a slave if she serves her husband but free when she serves her employer.



I believe David Brock's a bit sleep deprived, nowadays.


Chait says it's looking bad for mainstream Dems. He's wrong - it's looking bad for all Dems.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma


Roses are red
Your impeachment blew
Get ready for another 4 years
Of you know who

Love, Donald



Hazmat alert. There's been a napalm spill.


The people who colluded (heh heh) with each other and Schiff etc, to COUP the President are not being RETALIATED against.

TrumpHitler should have them taken away and shot.


Facebook dead silence, I mean.

I don't "do" FB, but my husband is "friends" with a couple of my LIV leftist voting "educator" in laws---

so I checked their posts post Mueller report release.I was very curious as to how they'd respond.

Same thing--these crazed women who'd been calling for Trump's scalp (well, maybe it was his impeachment??) for everything including blizzards--
utter radio silence on anything remotely "political"-- for months.

Wonder how they are taking this acquital.


Der Spiegel says the coronavirus lives on surfaces for up to 9 days.

Buckeyette had a shipment from China sent here. A sweater she bought online. Too much risk of theft at her apartment complex.

Mrs. Buckeye put disposable gloves on to open the package and it has been hanging in the garage for about 2 weeks now.

Figured there might be some risk.


Posted by: Buckeye | February 07, 2020 at 11:35 AM

send him to do a wintered over tour in antarctica.


Donald J. Trump
Iowa and New Hampshire will not be moved from the Primary Schedule as long as I am President. Great tradition!
Not to mention it lets us point and laugh!


Posted by: Melinda | February 07, 2020 at 12:06 PM

him and fusion and a cavalcade of others that have been carefully hidden ... now that we know the vindman wrote up the talking points and all the back channel stuff with ciramilla looks more and more like the whole thing was a set up from the get go.

attkisson looks to be asking the right questions.


We are Rush 24/7 members. I mostly use it for podcasts but today I had to tune into the dittocam to see how he looked. He has a cold coming on but looks good and energetic as usual. Hard to get used to the beard though.


Some interesting material here




They couldn't possibly all be contractors for the same outfit, could they? That would be way too coincident-y...

But back to money laundering, SWIFT system, Fed wire numbers and accounts.


FOIA delivery:



I think Catherine Herridge has all the FISA apps:

Catherine Herridge
POTUS “We were seriously abused by FISA, by what they did, and by what they signed, and who signed, it’s a terrible thing that happened.” Four surveillance warrants from October 2016 through Fall 2017 signed by Comey, McCabe, and for DOJ Yates, Boente, Rosenstein. #Durham



The Wall Street Journal

Douglas Hodge, the former Pimco CEO, was sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to pay a $750,00 fine for his involvement in college admissions case


Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

Another win just in. Nervous Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats in Congress sued me, thrown out. This one unanimous, in the D.C. Circuit.
Witch Hunt!





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