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Old 09-10-2019, 03:41 PM
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I'm sure Wayne La K suit can recommend a suitable candidate.
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Old 09-10-2019, 03:55 PM
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John Bolton canned for not worshiping the Chosen One.

A bad choice, a botched firing.

Only the best.
How awful do you have to be to make a shit brick like Bolton a semi-sympathetic figure?
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Old 09-13-2019, 03:56 PM
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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/13/u...s-lawsuit.html


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A federal appeals court in New York on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging that President Trump is illegally profiting from his hotels and restaurants in New York and Washington in violation of the Constitution’s anti-corruption, or emoluments, clauses.

In a two-to-one decision, a panel of judges for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that a lower court had wrongly dismissed the lawsuit accusing Mr. Trump of violating the Constitution’s bans on accepting financial benefits from foreign or state governments. The appeals court judge sent the lawsuit back to the lower court, ordering it be allowed to proceed.

The decision comes nearly two years after the lower court judge dismissed the lawsuit. The case is one of three that have been ping-ponging back and forth between district and appeals courts as judges struggle with the novel legal questions raised by Mr. Trump’s decision not to divorce himself from his business empire while in office.
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Old 09-13-2019, 05:42 PM
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While we're talking about legal matters...

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Just in: Andrew McCabe’s legal team says in a new letter to Jesse Liu that based on their conversations with the US Attorney’s office in DC yesterday, “it is clear that no indictment has been returned” against McCabe by the grand jury.

Now, they’re asking whether the grand jury indeed declined to bring charges, and argue that if it did, “the justice manual compels you not to resubmit the case to the same or a different grand jury.”
https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/...552699392?s=20

I had the unfortunate experience of taking a Lyft home from the airport on Thursday afternoon where the driver had Rush Limbaugh on and he was droning on about how the DOJ was recommending that McCabe be indicted and how indictments of supposed "coup" participants like McCabe are going to be the turning point of the 2020 election cycle. Most observers noted that when the DOJ recommends indictment something like 98% of the time the grand jury votes to indict because of the lower burden to indict and the implicit trust people seem to have in DOJ attorneys.

So, the fact a grand jury refused to indict McCabe, if that's the case, is significant. It shows how flimsy Barr's DOJ's case must've been and that this is a politically motivated hit job designed to gin up the frothing DubDub base.

It also underscores the terrifying, authoritarian pivot of the DOJ since Trump installed his boot lick Barr as AG. They're abusing the department for political purposes in order to punish law enforcement officials who dared to investigate a corrupt president and manipulate public opinion. And the really hilarious thing is, the thing that McCabe got in trouble for was leaking information about the Clinton e-mail case that was derogatory to Clinton and helpful to the Republicans. So, people like Rush trying to conflate McCabe's transgressions as being part of some sort of anti-Trump crusade is laughably inaccurate (not that the frothing DubDub crowd cares). And, if leaking to the media about an ongoing investigation really was a crime, Justice Kavanaugh would be wearing an orange jumpsuit and not judge's robes for his role in the Starr Report, btw.

Either way, keep this in mind as an ever more desperate Trump administration looks to use the DOJ in an even more blatantly political way. Next up:

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Attorney General Barr has received the draft report from the IG on allegations of FISA abuses and will begin the process of reviewing it, according to a source familiar with the situation.
https://twitter.com/JakeBGibson/stat...642752000?s=20

Expect the same kind of misleading "summary" out of Barr that we got for the Mueller Report as the president's sycophants attempt to manufacture more red meat for the DubDub base.

It's all leading up to the coup de grace, which will be when Trump orders the Democratic nominee for president to be publicly investigated during the campaign cycle and Barr gleefully complies. Jeffrey Toobin said over a year ago that's the clear direction this is all going in, and given Trump's deep and abiding love for the world's worst authoritarians and their jackboot tactics, of course he's likely to ask Barr to treat the Democratic nominee exactly like Putin treats Alexei Navalny.

The more desperate these pieces of shit get, the more dangerous this is going to get for our democracy. And given that Trump's disapproval is now just shy of 54% in the FiveThirtyEight model, trust and believe these rat bastards are already getting very desperate.

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com...ex_cid=rrpromo

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I doubt this is over.

Barr has orders, and he'll run McCabe to ground if it breaks every law, precedent, and DOJ procedure.

They need a scalp for the Trump/Fox/QAnon crowd.
https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/st...957879298?s=20

This kind of Banana Republic type bullshit coupled with overt racist demagoguery is just about all these bastards have left. That and hoping for outright cyber theft of the election by hostile foreign powers.
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Old 09-13-2019, 07:20 PM
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McClintoCk (R-CA) was saying on Fox this morning that McCabe was all but indicted/guilty of "lying" to FBI investigators about Strozk/Page activities etc etc. He said it was a legal fact, and I'm sure all the Foxers believe it 100% and cements the "deep state" BS.
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Old 09-13-2019, 09:20 PM
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Searching a room for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at last month's G7 summit in France, the WSJ reports, President Trump called out: “Where’s my favorite dictator?”
https://www.axios.com/trump-egypt-el...m_content=1100

All the other dictators he's sucked up to will be so butthurt to find out they're silver medalists, at best.
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:56 PM
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You know, if that wasn't so pathetic and disturbing, it'd be damn funny..Imagine Vlad taking a backseat to elSisi. Priceless..
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Old 09-14-2019, 07:45 AM
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This is interesting...

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com...eptember-poll/

The last debate didn't really move the needle all that much and support for Biden and Sanders remains remarkably stable, but in so much as it did move the needle in favorability, the three biggest gainers were Warren, Buttigieg, and O'Rourke, each gaining ~7% in favorability.

I mention it because if Warren does indeed become the nominee, I think you could make a case for Buttigieg or O'Rourke being her VP pick. Buttigieg moreso, as I dig around numbers, given his strength in the Midwest with his Indiana background.
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WW, here is a timeline showing why your defense of Dear Leader is so wrong.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/06/polit...sco/index.html

Sorry, it’s from a far left media source, CNN, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get something right.

A NOAA spokesman issues a statement that backs Trump overruling it’s own scientists. Science and facts mean nothing to the Republican Party.
Who cares Donnie. As someone you has been around for these storms you should know that if the storm had entered the Gulf any of the states on the Gulf were at risk.

Be honest. This is only an issue to you and the others because of your hatred.
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While we're talking about legal matters...



https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/...552699392?s=20

I had the unfortunate experience of taking a Lyft home from the airport on Thursday afternoon where the driver had Rush Limbaugh on and he was droning on about how the DOJ was recommending that McCabe be indicted and how indictments of supposed "coup" participants like McCabe are going to be the turning point of the 2020 election cycle. Most observers noted that when the DOJ recommends indictment something like 98% of the time the grand jury votes to indict because of the lower burden to indict and the implicit trust people seem to have in DOJ attorneys.

So, the fact a grand jury refused to indict McCabe, if that's the case, is significant. It shows how flimsy Barr's DOJ's case must've been and that this is a politically motivated hit job designed to gin up the frothing DubDub base.

It also underscores the terrifying, authoritarian pivot of the DOJ since Trump installed his boot lick Barr as AG. They're abusing the department for political purposes in order to punish law enforcement officials who dared to investigate a corrupt president and manipulate public opinion. And the really hilarious thing is, the thing that McCabe got in trouble for was leaking information about the Clinton e-mail case that was derogatory to Clinton and helpful to the Republicans. So, people like Rush trying to conflate McCabe's transgressions as being part of some sort of anti-Trump crusade is laughably inaccurate (not that the frothing DubDub crowd cares). And, if leaking to the media about an ongoing investigation really was a crime, Justice Kavanaugh would be wearing an orange jumpsuit and not judge's robes for his role in the Starr Report, btw.

Either way, keep this in mind as an ever more desperate Trump administration looks to use the DOJ in an even more blatantly political way. Next up:



https://twitter.com/JakeBGibson/stat...642752000?s=20

Expect the same kind of misleading "summary" out of Barr that we got for the Mueller Report as the president's sycophants attempt to manufacture more red meat for the DubDub base.

It's all leading up to the coup de grace, which will be when Trump orders the Democratic nominee for president to be publicly investigated during the campaign cycle and Barr gleefully complies. Jeffrey Toobin said over a year ago that's the clear direction this is all going in, and given Trump's deep and abiding love for the world's worst authoritarians and their jackboot tactics, of course he's likely to ask Barr to treat the Democratic nominee exactly like Putin treats Alexei Navalny.

The more desperate these pieces of shit get, the more dangerous this is going to get for our democracy. And given that Trump's disapproval is now just shy of 54% in the FiveThirtyEight model, trust and believe these rat bastards are already getting very desperate.

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com...ex_cid=rrpromo



https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/st...957879298?s=20

This kind of Banana Republic type bullshit coupled with overt racist demagoguery is just about all these bastards have left. That and hoping for outright cyber theft of the election by hostile foreign powers.
WOW. I see you could not wait for all the facts to be out. I guess your master has send out the talking points and like a puppet you will follow them to a "T".

Ever think that what is happening with McCabe and the FISA application may very well be real?

Some of the things that are coming out, which we should wait to see if true or not is that the DOJ had ruled that Flynn had been cleared of any Russian connection 4 days prior to Comey and Trump having their meeting in the WH and Comey via a memo from the DOJ knew that.

So tell me if this is true how can Trump interfere in that investigation if that investigation had been closed 4 days earlier?

Like I have said in the past......the FISA issue will be the biggest problem. And now we have a rumor floating that England had sent a letter to the FBI warning them that Steele could not be trusted.

But go right ahead pete and keep those talking points of your master in the news as that is your right.

If any of what is coming out is true I would expect that the DOJ will try and flip McCabe in order to learn how far up this went. And if that happens I am sure that pete will have some logical reason to call it BS.
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