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February 11, 2020

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Captain Hate

Rand Paul will almost always be a disappointment on defense issues.

KevlarKid

"Are you implying Mueller conducted a thorough investigation and allowed the facts and evidence to dictate what his findings would be?"

Posted by: Tom R | February 12, 2020 at 06:08 PM

There's no point in going down that rabbit hole so you can spin that propeller on your Internet Sloof Beanie and drown us in the bilge about the MR.

What did Mueller himself conclude about their process and findings? I'm not interested.


Captain Hate

off

henry

. Avrnatti jury went home at 4:30. So we wait.

KevlarKid

thanks!

Tom R

TK @ 6:23

Once again, no evidence that occurred. Mueller and Weissman could have scored a PR victory by claiming the investigation was still in progress but Barr was forcing them to wrap it up. Didn't happen.

Threadkiller

Mel, thanks for the comment on Sinclair.

Captain Hate

How many individual charges are the Avenatti jurors evaluating?

Threadkiller

I didn’t know that “deception” required evidence? I even used your vaunted Barr/Mueller/ChurchBros factoid.

I don’t understand your “PR victory” theory. Barr was privy to the tangled mess that Mueller and Weismann weaved. They couldn’t have gone full Comey at the point he stopped them without suffering an even bigger embarrassment.

Captain Hate

Rosenstein was supervising Mueller and his goons; he surely knew what they'd scrutinized and if they were at the end of the evidence road.

henry

CH, three charges as I recall.

Tom R

KK @ 6:18

Who thwarted Weissman is the basis for the white hat award?

Mueller thwarting Weissman is a dot connected to an earlier dot that Rosenstein knew the 14 Angry Democrats were corrupt and he wanted them removed from their regular job in the DOJ while the Horowitz IG investigation was going on.

This is a point where CH and I disagree on when it comes to Rosenstein and Mueller. IMO either Rosenstein and Mueller are both good guys working for Team Trump or they are both bad guys part of the Deep State/Swamp trying to destroy Trump. IMO Rosenstein can't be a good guy on Team Trump and Mueller a bad guy part of the Deep State/Swamp.

That is why I mentioned Rosenstein's heroic sendoff at the DOJ when he retired. Seems fairly obvious to me the reason he got a heroic sendoff is because AG Sessions and AG Barr thought he deserved it for some reason. There is no way in hell Rosenstein gets that kind of heroic treatment if he was part of the Obama criminal cabal trying to destroy Trump.

henry

Three counts per Fox.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/michael-avenatti-verdict-deliberations-begin-in-nike-case

Extraneus

How can people still stand to argue about the idea that Comey, Mueller and Rosenstein were all great patriots in league with Trump (and Flynn!) on a complex and deeply clever op?

To me it's so silly that I can't give it ten seconds of thought anymore. Even if I live to be 100, there's just not enough time to waste on it.

Captain Hate

Thank God traffic court judge Napolitano didn't write that article. If I was the jury foreman I'd be openly ridiculing any considerations of acquittal.

lyle

not enough time to waste on it.

Ding ding ding

My right index finger is getting into ripped shape with all the S’ingOB. Ripped, I tell ya. 😎

KevlarKid

Just read the Kaine bill on war with Iran.

Didnt the WH already legally act to kill Salemeini according to the WP ascribed to the WH for fighting in Iraq? The HoR resolution past in Jan was about a declaration of war by POTUS which those pussies were afraid Trump might do becquse heez Hitler or something.

Kaine thinks Trump's withdrawal fr the "deal" with Iran was proof that Trump the barbarian was lumbering into war with Iran.

Okay. Congressional vigilance over it's declaratory war powers. But they will not succeed in limiting the POTUS' power to execute his legal duties as CIC--- which killling that psychotic sumbitch Salameini was perfectly in line with our war policy in Iraq.

anonamom

Roger Simon's not buying that 'moderate' stuff about mayor Pete :

https://www.theepochtimes.com/could-mayor-pete-secretly-be-more-radical-than-bernie_3236329.html

Extraneus

Didn't Trump veto a similar war powers thing last year?

https://ahtribune.com/us/trump-at-war/3070-war-powers-resolution.html

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/16/politics/trump-vetoes-yemen-war-powers-resolution/index.html

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-vetoes-resolution-calling-on-us-to-pull-support-of-saudi-led-yemen-war

D

Only Collins is running for re-election .
It doesn’t matter because President Trump can veto it.

D

Extraneous:
Excellent comment summing it up nicely.Life is too short to keep indulging TomR.

Another Bob

“My right index finger is getting into ripped shape with all the S’ingOB. Ripped, I tell ya.”

LOL Lyle, mine too...

Captain Hate

I guess this means everyone hates him

Max Boot beclowns himself by trying to advise the Democrats. Turns out by the comments they don't want his advice.

@MaxBoot
Please, Democrats, do the smart thing and coalesce quickly around one of the three moderates-Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, or Michael Bloomberg- who are still standing after the first two contests. The future of our democracy may depend on it.
Posted by: redridinghood at February 12, 2020 07:04 PM (wiXsO)

Porchlight

Three House Repubs voted for the resolution too. Gaetz, Massie, and someone else. Trump already complimented Gaetz last Thursday at the victory lap ceremony so I guess there's some forgiveness there.

Porchlight

If y'all are SOBing can you do it quietly so we don't have more comments to SOB. TIA

D

Some people just don’t want foreign involvement.
President should have the power to act quickly.
I myself am an isolationist.
Decrease the money and end the Afghanistan war involvement.

henry

Vid at link, I assume Evers plans to help.

@bryansteil

The Governor of Illinois says he is “excited” about helping to bring in BUS LOADS of liberal activists from Illinois to Wisconsin to defeat @realDonaldTrump. We are ready to take them on!

WATCH HERE:

https://twitter.com/bryansteil/status/1227718430129868800?s=21

D

Porch:
I like how you say y’all. Do you have a Texas drawl?

lyle

::hangdog::

Yes, ma’am...

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
2h
.@JayObernolte
of California is running for Congress in 2020. Jay will help me to continue securing the Southern Border, he Loves our GREAT Law Enforcement Officers, Military, Vets, and he will protect your #2A. Jay has my Complete and Total Endorsement!

https://secure.winred.com/JayObernolte/donate

D

Henry:
Next election in Wisconsin, the Republicans must defeat that whacko Evers.
I was so disappointed when he won.
Every time a Dem governor takes over disaster strikes.
Look at Pennsylvania, Virginia and now Wisconsin

lyle

You heard the gal. Straighten up and fly right, AB! 😉

MissMarple2

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
5h
It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani....

....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!

MissMarple2

.@BethVanDuyne did Great things as Mayor of Irving, Texas, with my Administration. She is a Strong Conservative who supports Border Security, Loves our Military, Vets, and supports your #2A. Beth has my Full Endorsement for Congress! https://t.co/0cUYANBzj0

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020


Photo at the link.

Another Bob

I’m afraid to make another comment to SOB...

OH, DAMN...

MissMarple2

.@AugustPfluger is a Great Veteran and Strong Leader for Texas where he is running for Congress. He will protect your #2A, fight for our Farmers, Oil/Gas Workers, and he supports our #MAGA & #KAG Agenda. August has my Complete and Total Endorsement! https://t.co/aodsb5LWJz

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Photo at the link. Texas-11

The Infamous Ignatz

--If y'all are SOBing can you do it quietly so we don't have more comments to SOB.--

Not to make a comment to SOB but shouldn't SOBing be SingOB?

MissMarple2

.@WesleyHuntTX is running for Congress in the Great State of Texas. He will help us accomplish our America First policies. Wesley is strong on Crime, the Border, our 2nd Amendment, Trade, Military and Vets. Wesley has my Complete and Total Endorsement! https://t.co/tdnO5Uh5Sa

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Graphic and donation information at link.

henry

Evers is not up for re-election until 2022

MissMarple2

.@MattForMontana Rosendale is a Strong & Conservative fighter for Montana. Matt stands w/ our Brave Veterans, Loves our Military, and he will continue working to Secure our Border. Matt will NEVER let our #2A go unprotected. Matt has my Total Endorsement! https://t.co/sJqJPVBhVu

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Graphic, photo, and donation information at the link.

MissMarple2

.@NMalliotakis is running for Congress in NY, I know her well, we need her to defeat Max Rose, who voted for Impeachment! Nicole is Strong on Crime & Borders, #2A, Cutting Taxes, & she Loves our Military & Vets. Nicole has my Complete & Total Endorsement! https://t.co/N0FIGeyjaw

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Photo and donation information at the link.

D

I think it is a sin to spend this much money on political campaigns when there is homelessness and hunger in our country.
New election rules.
3 months to campaign.
4 regional primary 12 states each in The North, South, East and West.Alaska and Hawaii can go on one of those days
Every 4 years rotate which region goes first.
Then vote.
Use money for conventions to support medical research and promote charitable causes.

MissMarple2

.@ClaudiaTenney is a fantastic candidate running in New York, where she was a Great member of Congress. She is Strong on Crime, Borders, Cutting Taxes, your #2A, and she Loves our Military and Vets. Claudia has my Complete and Total Endorsement! https://t.co/pU36bNWR3t

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Photo and donation information at the link. Upstate New York.

Another Bob

“it is a sin to spend this much money on political campaigns when there is homelessness and hunger in our country”

If only there were an S&H Green Stamp redemption center where one could trade...

lyle

No SOBbing! 🤨

henry

Chip in. She thinks she’s at her tribal casino.

@ewarren

A third of delegates aren't decided until Super Tuesday. What we do now matters.

Our campaign needs critical funds to reach voters and caucus-goers, so we’ve set an ambitious goal: $7 million before the Nevada caucuses.

Will you chip in $5 or more now? ewar.ren/Nevada-Goal

MissMarple2

GREAT NEWS! #KAG2020🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/QA6Bpl4ETv

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020

Link goes to chart showing closing numbers of Dow, NASDAQ, etc.

Extraneus

I lost a potentially great comment, but I still want to go on record as concluding that Sessions is a deep state NeverTrumper.

Huber lauds Rosenstein for siccing Mueller on Trump, then Sessions appoints Huber to an obviously - in retrospect - bogus investigation?

Meanwhile, Sessions refuses to resign, even after Trump lambasted him on Twitter as being compromised.

I don't see the slightest ethical basis for Sessions' actions unless he was in league with McCabe and Rosenstein on the Article 25 caper.

henry

Ext, agree entirely. Barr arriving was adult supervision on Rosenstein.

lyle

FWIW, I agree, Ext.

MissMarple2

Extraneus,

I reluctantly am coming around to your way of thinking.

Why did he DEMAND the AG spot when Trump had someone else in mind, and why when the Conflict of Interest problem came up, didn't he ask to move to another position or go back to the Senate?

Something fishy there.

MissMarple2

This is a newly-pinned tweet on the President's page:

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump

It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani....

....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!
============================================
I think I posted a variation of this tweet earlier today. When President Trump pins a tweet, it emphasizes its' importance.

Robin

Read this and the comments:

https://medium.com/p/c69ddaaf6d07/responses/show

A knitter and Democrat who found her way to the Trump rally in NH the other night.

Robin

Sorry - here's the proper link:

https://medium.com/@karlyn/ive-been-a-democrat-for-20-years-here-s-what-i-experienced-at-trump-s-rally-in-new-hampshire-c69ddaaf6d07

KevlarKid

Barr's confirmation as AG had what impact on Team Mueller?

Posted by: KevlarKid | February 12, 2020 at 06:06 P

Y'all answered my question.

henry

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The Infamous Ignatz

--I think it is a sin to spend this much money on political campaigns when there is homelessness and hunger in our country.--

The Federal government should not, and in a properly functioning republic, could not, spend one thin dime on hunger or homelessness...or even a thick one.

Elliott

In search of aphorism, likely at the expense of elucidation...

The problem with Pontifex Pete is not that he's gay, it's that his priggish plonk is pressed from the same sour grapes scythed for all the wine vats of Wokendom. He has trampled out a venomous vintage of jazz-handsy Christianity and has loosed the Army of the Constant Whine on the Milvian Bridge under their new token: a cross of scolds.

DrJ

Use money for conventions to support medical research...

Waves hand! :)

anonamom

Lengthy Codevilla arguement --Abolish the CIA

https://americanmind.org/essays/abolish-the-cia/

Jane

Just heard onLou Dobbs, Romney is positioning himself to be VP on the democrat ticket.

The Infamous Ignatz

Whether that's true about Romney IDK, but the conceit of traitors that they'll be admired by their erstwhile enemies for their betrayal of erstwhile friends seems almost universal and is universally wrong.

Porchlight

I like how you say y’all. Do you have a Texas drawl?

I don't, because I'm a Yankee, but I use y'all a lot. :)

sbwaters

To AP:

The Associated Press might want to add this to the proposed Nadler/Barr hearing article:

"Nadler says in his letter: ‘we have repeatedly warned you and your predecessors that the misuse of our criminal justice system for political purposes is both dangerous to our democracy and unacceptable to the House Judiciary Committee.’

"At issue in the hearing will be whether Trump’s associates used the criminal justice system for political purposes or stepped in to stop misuse of the criminal justice system for political purposes."

It offers readers a perspective to better understand the issue at hand.

Thank you.

Jim,SunnyvaleCA,USA

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