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October 19, 2020

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Thomas Collins

Nothing much is happening. After all, "it's Russian disinformation and election meddling" has been an oligarch theme for over four years now.

Thomas Collins

Unlike TM, I count hockey. Thus, whoever wins the World Serious, one city will have at least two major sports crowns this year. If the Giselle'stoolsters and Rays come through, it could be three!

Thomas Collins

Apparently, never assuming that the camera is off is not a practice among our elite.

https://www.vice.com/en/article/epdgm4/new-yorker-suspends-jeffrey-toobin-for-zoom-dick-incident

Thomas Collins

Bit why would a site with the name Vice suspend a contributor who is acting in accordance with the moniker?

Thomas Collins

OK, it's the New Yorker, not Vice, that suspended Toob for flashing the tube.

henry

TC, inappropriate to display signs of the patriarchy.

hrtshpdbox

Dems wound up with a slight lead in early votes in Florida in 2016:

https://heavy.com/news/2016/11/florida-early-voting-results-turnout-2016-election-final-end-hillary-clinton-donald-trump-democratic-republican/

Not to worry, Cubans don't trust no steenking mail-in votes, Florida is safe.

Jim Eagle

Bringing over from the dead thread:

"Sorry, Porchlight but Republicans traditionally dominate early voting in Florida. To make my point, from Politico:

"For the first time ever at this stage of a general election, Democrats here are outvoting Republicans — and by a mammoth 384,000-vote margin through Tuesday."

hrtshpdbox

Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" returns to Billboard's Top 10, thanks to some viral TikTok video.

https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/chart-beat/9468090/fleetwood-mac-rumours-returns-billboard-200/

hrtshpdbox

For the first time ever at this stage of a general election, Democrats here are outvoting Republicans..

Politico fake news, I'm stunned.

Jim Eagle

box,

On what basis do you call it fake news? I live and vote in Florida and for now it is accurate that the Dems hold an early voting advantage. It will disappear soon and Trump will prevail but it is what it is for now.

Tom R

This seems fairly significant. Gallup currently has the electorate at R+1. That is a 6 point swing from this point in 2016.

https://news.gallup.com/poll/15370/Party-Affiliation.aspx

hrtshpdbox

On what basis do you call it fake news?

JiB, from my 2:58 above, about the 2016 early vote:

A total of 2,558,000 votes were cast by registered Democrats, and 2,471,000 votes were cast by registered Republicans.

MissMarple2

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/united-states-unseals-superseding-indictment-charging-nationwide-money-laundering-network

Six Chinese laundering Mexican drug cartel money. Five are in custody, the sixth is a fugitive.

Jim Eagle

Box,

It's 2020 and that is what I am reporting. Its not 2016. But in the end Trump will prevail.

hrtshpdbox

JiB, you said Republicans traditionally beat out Dems in early voting, the article shows that that's not the case, and it also shows that Politico's statement that I quoted is incorrect.

Tom R

JMH from last thread:

Is the US Atty in Delaware the one in possession of the Hunter Biden computer? Did the subpoena issue from his office?

According to shipwreckedcrew, a former Assistant US Attorney, the FBI is the custodian for all evidence used in DOJ investigations. In other words, the FBI is responsible for storing/protecting the evidence. I assume SWC has the professional background to know that for a fact.

The original NY Post article had a photograph of the DOJ grand jury subpoena. It was signed by DOJ Assistant US Attorney for Delaware Leslie Wolf.

JM Hanes

From JiB's last post on the previous thread:

"For the first time ever at this stage of a general election, Democrats here are outvoting Republicans — and by a mammoth 384,000-vote margin through Tuesday."

Call me a cockeyed optimist, but I find myself recalling stats from Trump rallies, which sometimes almost seem to include more Democrats than Republicans. Can you register as an Independent in Fla?

For myself, I don't even really try to read the tea leaves. I've always thought all the "historical" numbers people assert to be meaningful, rarely extend very far back, and don't include much in the way of identifiable cause & effect. Almost any of us could come up plausible-sounding reasons a stat like that could be significant or inconsequential, good news or bad.

It's all too much of a roller coaster for me, and at this point, we'll know the answer soon enough, or #two weeks.

Jim Eagle

Box,

I meant to add that your 3:01 was final result. Today is the first day of early voting in Florida. Those stats are from mail ins. Numbers are correct. You can interpret them any way you want.

MissMarple2

https://twitter.com/CrPaulsen/status/1318249316759240708/photo/1

Link to chart of Biden's CPC contacts. This has everyone from Obama and Kerry to Chinese guys. I linked it because if I post it it will be too small to read.

hrtshpdbox

"For the first time ever at this stage of a general election, Democrats here are outvoting Republicans"

Which is false, JMH; in 2016 Dems outvoted Republicans.

hrtshpdbox

I meant to add that your 3:01 was final result.

Crikey. Alright.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

it was a small mistake.

LOL

JM Hanes

Tom R:

Thanks! Does a subpoena have to state a basis for essentially confiscating evidence, i.e. property? Or are such takings just supported by generic legalese?

Jim Eagle

Box,

At 3:14. Do you have a cite for that. We are discussing 1st day of early voting not the final result.

Captain Hate

LOL at this pervert

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=390867

MissMarple2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCE0TyMl-pM

Big crowd in Prescott, Arizona.

Captain Hate

Shit, sorry for the Neo

Jim Eagle

JMH,

Enthusiasm is one thing but who shows up at the polls is the real thing.

Tom R

JMH @ 3:17

IANAL so that is a Clarice question.

The point I have been trying to make is that the DOJ has been involved with the Hunter Biden computer story from the outset. If the Feds engaged in a coverup to protect Biden then the DOJ was complicit as well.

MJW

"Can someone please clarify what the issue is with the lawyer asking (or not asking) for the laptop? How does that affect the validity of the story or the legality of what the computer repair guy did?"

My issue is this: Lots of people are saying Hunter's lawyer sent an email asking that the computer be returned; in fact, the email is not nearly that specific -- it thanks the owner for reviewing some records. The email is consistent with the belief that the lawyer at some earlier point asked for computer's return, but it doesn't prove it. I don't think people should overplay their hand by claiming the email proves more than it does.

Tom R

The AoS comments at CH's 3:19 are hilarious.

Dave (in MA)

Too bad Toobin isn't a female, then they could call it the Boob Toob.

Tom R

LOL "Zoom Dick" is trending #1 on Twitter right now.

hrtshpdbox

JiB, I'll just take exceptions to italicized part of the conversation below, and note that the proof for my stance is contained in my link at 2:58.

Sorry, Porchlight but Republicans traditionally dominate early voting in Florida.

Jim Eagle

The best comment for me at AOS: Catsmeat will be impressed.

"Toobin's dagger is unsheathed?
Posted by: Archer at October 19, 2020

*
*

"Is this a dagger that I see before me,
The handle toward my hand?"

"Nay, good lady. 'Tis but an illusion, a shimmer before the eye."

MJW

Now is the time for Republicans to try get Democrats on the record on the question: If the kickback emails are genuine, would that disqualify Biden from being president?

How could anyone say it wouldn't? The only other reasonable answer is the non-answer dodge of refusing to answer a hypothetical question. But evasion like that looks bad.

Dave (in MA)

Did he Check Into Rehab yet, or is that too last decade?

Jim Eagle

MJW,

Since the media has been bought in years ago, your answe is Russia, Russial,Russia.

With them it never gets old.

Putin with a Stoly in hand is smiling.

Captain Hate

I've received a few messages, including from one of my California daughters, asking if Teddy is ok because someone on a Shaker Heights NextDoor posted about a missing Airedale.

Captain Hate

If looking at Toobin doesn't creep you out, your pervdar needs calibration.

Jim Eagle

CH,

I take it it wasn't him. Pretty rare breed in these parts but I have always loved them.

lyle

https://www.redstate.com/kiradavis/2020/10/19/whitmer-tired-of-masks-vote-biden/

So the choice is clear, comrade.

Captain Hate

No, Jack. Even Mrs H said "is Teddy here" and I said I haven't trusted him with a house key yet. There's another Airedale named Teddy, slightly older, and he might have been mentioned by name.

Airedales aren't a rare breed per se but you don't see a lot of them.

clarice

JMH:My question is why the FBI needed to subpoena the computer(s)/hard drive(s) when the repair shop owner was apparently trying to give it to them.

Look at the subpoena--they're trying to get ALL electronic communication records at his disposal.


Pedo porn?Apparently it's young girls on the tapes --they don't have their ages stamped on their foreheads. The issue is not that he's a pervert. The issue is that he seems to have done this in CHINA where the state sees and records it making his dad super prime blackmail target--as if the pelf they gave him were insufficient for this purpose.

Marlene

Hubby early voted this afternoon at the Sarasota County office building. He left the house at one o'clock and returned at three. He said the line was wrapped around the building. I'm voting on election day.
Hubby kayaked earlier this morning and said every boat dock was flying a Trump flag.

JM Hanes

JiB:

I wasn't talking about the enthusiasm at Trump rallies, I was talking about the breakdown, by Dem. Rep, Ind etc.

Captain Hate

Trandrea putting that noggin to good use again. I hope Greenspan is totally deaf.

NBC's Andrea Mitchell: Hunter Biden Scandal Must Be a Russian Plot!

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So is Toobin's trouser escape!
Posted by: Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler at October 19, 2020 03:41 PM (+y/Ru)

lyle
This is a gravely serious moment for all of us and if you’re tired of wearing masks or you wish you were in church this morning or watching college football or wish your kids were in school in person, it is time for change in the this country and that’s why we’ve got to elect Joe Biden.

And just like that, *poof*, the commie flu is no more! How about that? Why, it’s almost like the whole thing has been politicized to get rid of Hombre Naranja Malo since March!

Dave (in MA)

Nonredundant Toobin dick pic:

click

JM Hanes

You can say that again, Dave.

Captain Hate

Statement from CNN: "Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he deals with a personal issue, which we have granted."

I thought that the go to excuse for perv behavior was having a "sex addiction", or "I was hacked". Could they see his face, then the hacked excuse wouldn't work.
Posted by: nerdygirl at October 19, 2020 03:39 PM (+lVUW)

hrtshpdbox

Maybe Toobin had Anthony Weiner over the house for a visit, during the Zoom call.

Dave (in MA)
    time off while he deals with a personal issue
If he was waving the salami on the subway he'd get arrested. Why is this so different?
Dave (in MA)

There'll have to be a rock band named Zoom Dick or Zoom Dick Incident by the end of the week.

Momto2

MJW I don't think people should overplay their hand by claiming the email proves more than it does.


If it isn't Hunter's computer then why would his lawyer be asking for records from the repair shop. I have zero doubts it's his computer for several other reasons.

1 - It has personal photos in unflattering circumstances.

2 - It has emails with dates that match up with known visits.

3 - It fits his MO - reckless disregard for incriminating evidence such as he left in the rental car.

4 - A *long* history of drug use and irresponsible behavior of all kinds.


Finally - does anyone believe if this were Donald Trump, Jr. that the media wouldn't be parked outside of his residence and hounding his every move? Where is Hunter and why isn't he being asked on camera about the laptop?

Dave (in MA)

I sense hostility, Captain.

    Marina Sirtis@Marina_Sirtis
    · Oct 18
    You are now dead to me.

    Kirstie Alley@kirstiealley
    · Oct 17
    I’m voting for @realDonaldTrump because he’s NOT a politician. I voted for him 4 years ago for this reason and shall vote for him again for this reason. He gets things done quickly and he will turn the economy around quickly. There you have it folks there you have it🙄

hrtshpdbox

if this were Donald Trump, Jr.

What's Next For Donald Trump Jr, Guillotine or Quartering?

Dave (in MA)

Howie Carr's description of Toobin, a "rabidly anti-Trump Harvard rump-swab".

Narciso

I thiught betazed were more sensitive.

JM Hanes

Thanks, clarice. That would explain a lot.

Chanel Rion of OANN, who apparently saw the laptop (per the American Thinker article someone linked) didn't say she saw any porn, she just noted "underage obsession," which strikes me as pretty weasely wording, and sounds like a far, far cry from the Chinese pedo-porn story in circulation on the web.

I can't vouch for this site, which relies on Business Insider, among others, reports that "Mac Isaac stated he “did not see child pornography” on the laptop in question." I don't have time to run that statement to ground, or more honestly, much enthusiasm for doing so. There sure seem to be a lot of intersecting lines here, so I guess I'll just wait till someone trustworthy lays out an extended timeline. I think the porn stories seem pretty thinly sourced, if sourced they even are.

Momto2

This comment just now from President Trump:


"Bill Barr is a wonderful human being, a very fair man who doesn't want to hurt anyone. Remember that."

JM Hanes

Dave:

"There'll have to be a rock band named Zoom Dick"

Be sure to pass that idea along to KKid for his next family conclave.

clarice

https://www.redstate.com/shipwreckedcrew/2020/10/19/why-is-hunter-biden-not-in-jail-another-look-at-the-oglala-sioux-indian-tribe-securities-fraud-case/

boris

Speaking of SWC here is an UncoverDC article of his:

https://uncoverdc.com/2020/10/19/here-is-how-joe-and-hunter-got-paid/

I think it's dated today.

clarice

https://pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/2020/10/19/exposed-antonia-hernandez-the-democrats-soros-connected-debate-commissioner-n1069381

Marlene

Good afternoon! lyle, we need a poll...will Biden show up at Thursday's debate?

BeastsEngland

(willowed)

’So now the repair guy will be arrested for possession of kiddie porn?’

I laughed out loud when I read that, jimmyk, and then pondered the absurdity that such an event can’t be immediately dismissed.

Extraneus

Hubby kayaked earlier this morning and said every boat dock was flying a Trump flag.

I was at a big marina the other day and one boat was flying a Biden-Harris flag. One.

lyle

[ ] Yes

[ ] No

Here you go: X

😬

lyle

[ ] Yes

[ ] No

Here you go: X

😬

lyle

Dammit

lyle

Dammit

lyle

😎

hrtshpdbox

From Clarice's 4:15:

Cooney has released the emails because he claims that Hunter Biden improperly escaped accountability and responsibility for his role in the fraud for which seven other people have gone to prison.

Cooney must fear that Hunter is no longer going to be able to make good on whatever arrangement they had to reward him for keeping quiet in stir.

Another Bob

Not that I partake of the risky behavior Toobin did, but on principle I attach one of those slider-shutter things on all my laptops. Since I don’t use FaceTime etc, I’ll also use a paper punch to produce a circular piece of electrical tape and put it on the front camera lens.

I wish I had a way to conclusively, electrically cut the microphone.

BeastsEngland

So let’s update the new rules: 1) can’t snort cocaine off of girls asses, and 2) can’t send dick pics.

My calendar is freeing up rapidly...

Another Bob

“ piece of electrical tape and put it on the front camera lens”

Of my phones, that is,

peter

Unfortunately, although 3/5 of my department tested negative, I just was told I had a positive result, so I'm in quarantine, and now my son and wife will have to get tested. Oh boy.

Jane

What happened to Neo ?

Re Toobin; I don’t get it. Does a pervert actually get off exposing himself in a zoom call? How on earth does that work?

Tom R

Another day, another huge Trump crowd.

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1318276008303382529?s=21

peter

Dave in Ma @ 3:46 laughter is the best medicine.

Jane

Trump team has asked that “foreign policy be added to the debate. I’m quite sure it won’t. But if it is, Biden won’t show,

A lot more coming out. How long do we have to vote Lyle? And what’s for dinner?

JM Hanes

What a bummer, peter!

clarice

I'm sure you'll all be fine peter. And then you'll be immune and can go back to living. Dr Satinover says we all should get it now and be done with it as it's weakened and there are fine therapies. If you develop any symptoms at all, get to your doctor for appropriate care.

Barbara

JMH,

Thank you very much for the article and video by Tom Klingenstein at American Greatness that you posted yesterday. I will send it to my sister and two of my nieces. I hope they read it and understand its significance for their sakes and the sake of our country.

Here's the link for those who may not have seen it yesterday.

https://amgreatness.com/2020/10/01/video-tom-klingenstein-on-trump-2020-a-man-vs-a-movement/

Dave (in MA)

Somebody gave my wife an Amazon Echo Show with a camera in it. It sits on my dresser, basically serving as a clock that occasionally gets asked what the weather forecast is. I figure if anybody hacks in and sees me sans britches or something, they can blame Bezos.

Dave (in MA)

Greg Price@greg_price11
·

How is it that Zoom dick killed Jeffrey Toobin's career more than knocking up his co-worker's daughter and pressuring her to get an abortion

Extraneus

Dave, you can turn the camera off in Settings ... Device Options.

Captain Hate

Re Toobin; I don’t get it. Does a pervert actually get off exposing himself in a zoom call?

Some do but he didn't know he was being filmed. As I understand it...

Captain Hate

Chin up, peter; you'll be fine I'm sure.

Dave (in MA)

"CNN, you dumb bastards"
https://twitter.com/justjen1029/status/1318280685166170113

clarice

"But if Mr. Ignatius is suggesting that Hunter Biden’s name served the business purpose of attracting investment, he’s asking readers to believe that energy investors are scouring the globe—not for reserves of natural gas that can be extracted at low cost—but for a partnership with the troubled son of a prominent politician who knows almost nothing about the energy business. Does even Mr. Ignatius believe this?

At least Mr. Ignatius is trying to wrestle with the issue of the Biden family business. Many media outlets prefer to ignore it. And suppressing unwelcome comments from Joe Biden’s opponent is also becoming a media habit. Corinne Weaver and Alec Schemmel at NewsBusters report:

Twitter and Facebook have censored the president’s social media accounts and the accounts belonging to his re-election campaign at least 65 times. In contrast, the companies have not censored former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his campaign accounts. At all.
... The Media Research Center’s Techwatch department analyzed two years of social media posts from Trump, Biden, and their respective campaigns. The analysis did not include any ads from PACs or super PACs that had made ads in favor of either candidate. It also focused on social media posts, not paid advertisements, from the campaigns. These numbers were collected from between May 2018 to October 16, 2020."

https://www.wsj.com/articles/have-the-bidens-denied-the-story-yet-11603139963?mod=djemBestOfTheWeb
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Dave (in MA)

Extraneus, I know.

henry

Peter, sue Fauci for falsely claiming masks work. Plus get better, hope your family avoids Kung Flu, or at least you all have a mild experience.

Porchlight

OMG, just saw the Toobin thing. Hahahahaha couldn't happen to a bigger jerk.

This is the worst possible timing for him as he's supposed to be Prog Expert on SCOTUS.

BeastsEngland

The comments at Ace of Spades, re: Toobin thread may set a new standard. The Horde at their very best.

Porchlight

peter, remember, you may not actually become infected.

The positive test is just for the presence of the virus. You can test positive and never become infected. Not just infected without symptoms - not infected at all.

Kayleigh McEnany never got sick and tested negative just a few days after her positive test. Same with Barron Trump.

Hang in there, all of you, do NOT worry, and keep in touch!

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

--Hunter Biden’s name served the business purpose of attracting investment--

Attracting investment? I think he has that backwards.
Hunter Biden was the investment. The return he was to provide was influence in the frickin White House.

peter

I know I'll be fine, have a great immune system. Keep me laughing, you guys. I took the rapid result test, so not even sure if that is more accurate or less, but whatever.

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