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Barack And Michelle Purchase Fourth Palatial Estate, & This One Cost Nearly $15 Million
[Flag & Cross] Barack Obama: the every man.

Because average Americans can afford homes in Washington DC, Chicago, California, and Martha’s Vineyard, right?

How is it that Dems like Barry and Bernie Sanders "fight for" the poorest Americans while knowing they have multiple millions in the bank?

Mercury News:

The 6,892-square-foot property sits on 29 acres across from the Edgartown Great Pond. Built in 2001, it boasts seven bedrooms and nine baths and a bathhouse. There are two wings with a private deck off the master suite. It also features a pool, sprawling lawn and a beach, among many other amenities.

Thomas E. Leclair with LandVest MV is the current listing agent.

The Obamas apparently rented the home over the summer and are purchasing it from Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck, according to the report.

Former first couple Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a mansion in Edgartown, Mass. for $14.8 million, reports Realtor.com.

Martha’s Vineyard has been a longtime favorite vacation spot for the former president and first lady, and now the Obamas will have a permanent home there.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/24/2019 05:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [351 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I am certain the neighbors be delighted when they drive up to their first Secret Service traffic divert, road block, or vehicle search.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/24/2019 6:20 Comments || Top||

#2  The bright side is maybe they will move away from the house only a few blocks from the White House. Apparently the last two years of trying to impeach Trump, they've finnaly given up.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 08/24/2019 6:31 Comments || Top||

#3  So, all that global warming and rising seas thingy was just another con job, right? Why would you buy expensive coastal property if you really believe that crap? /rhetorical question
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 6:40 Comments || Top||

#4  Anyone know how they afforded all that?

Thought Presidential salary was 400,000 per year...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 7:23 Comments || Top||

#5  ...from the US Treasury, yeah. It's the part time jobs on the outside that is where the real money is.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 7:48 Comments || Top||

#6  Joe Biden campaign speaking engagements ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/24/2019 8:26 Comments || Top||

#7  But, as Moochelle pointed out, your slice of the pie is already big enough, or maybe even too big...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/24/2019 8:52 Comments || Top||

#8  I read another article where it said that Wyc (Celtics owner) sold the property to the Obamas at a discount. A bit late on the poorly disguised in-kind campaign contribution.
Posted by: || 08/24/2019 9:45 Comments || Top||

#9  # 8 was my comment.
Posted by: Raj || 08/24/2019 9:50 Comments || Top||

#10  Property in exchange for graft is more apparent now thanks to Epstein.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/24/2019 9:57 Comments || Top||

#11  Bee: Obamas Promise To Spread Their Wealth Around New $15 Million Estate
Posted by: Frank G || 08/24/2019 10:59 Comments || Top||

#12  ....This is clearly Fake News and unpossible. Obama and his buddies have warned us for years that we are just around the corner from a climate disaster, which specifically includes rising sea levels. According to them, that place is going to be underwater in a couple of years - how could someone as brilliant as the Lightbringer make a mistake like that?

sarc/OFF, of course.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 08/24/2019 11:23 Comments || Top||

#13  Sounds like a good place to drop off all the illegal aliens and cartel we regularly arrest along the mexican border. Oh and allow them to keep their Obama supplied weapons.
I'm sure the estate doesn't have anything as devisive as walls or locks on the doors.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 08/24/2019 12:19 Comments || Top||

#14  If Trump announced the National Illegal immigrant holding and processing centre was in Martha's vineyard he'd get 100% get re-elected
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 13:26 Comments || Top||

#15  When the DOJ finally gets around to investigating Google for its many abuses of our competition laws - let alone its manipulation of our public debate and its interventions into the information dissemination that's part of our electoral process - this corrupt buffoon's revolving door with Google execs will be Exhibit A.

No one's been paying attention, but this coziness between Silicon Valley and Obama - and the payoffs now accruing to his bank account from the likes of Netflix - is the worst DC corruption scam since Teapot Dome.

Only corruption can explain the unconscionable, baffling refusal of our competition authorities to investigate and crack down on the many flagrant abuses of its market power that this company has engaged in, for more than a decade, as a standard operating procedure.

The Europeans fined them again and again for their serial abuses. They're in plain sight, known to everyone in the ad industry. And yet NOTHING has been done - NOTHING - by our Justice Department.

Disgusting.
Posted by: Lex || 08/24/2019 19:58 Comments || Top||

#16  @varmint - unlikely, they won't tolerate the weather and isolation in a MV February. Besides, the last net worth I saw was 135 million. The DC house is just another investment.
Posted by: KBK || 08/24/2019 22:52 Comments || Top||


NBC News: ‘Heterosexuality Is Just Not Working’
Ugh. But that does mean there will be less competition for my descendants.
[BREITBART] Women are increasingly opting out of heterosexuality because it is "the bedrock of their global oppression," NBC News asserted in a bizarre opinion piece this week.

"Men need heterosexuality to maintain their societal dominance over women," writes Marcie Bianco for the NBC News website. "Women, on the other hand, are increasingly realizing not only that they don’t need heterosexuality, but that it also is often the bedrock of their global oppression."

Ms. Bianco lumps together a series of recent news stories, "from Jeffrey Want Some Candy, Little Girl? Epstein
...A high class pimp financier who was alleged to maintain a stable of underage whores sex slaves who were paid big bucks to entertain the rich and/or famous. He is a registered sex offender and made att least 17 out-of-court settlements with former members of his stable, with some cases still ongoing. 2011 court docs reveal that 21 email addresses and phone numbers for Bill Clinton and an aide were found in Epstein's electronic black book, and that Clinton frequently flew with Epstein on his private plane between 2002 to 2005. But really, they were probably just discussing finance or politix or something. While getting massaged. Then things got serious, Jeff was tossed in the slammer in New York and then he killed himself. Really. That's what happened...
to the Dayton and El Paso mass shooters, to Miley Cyrus’s separation and Julianne Hough’s declaration that she’s ’not straight,’" which, she says, "together have laid bare the strictures of an American patriarchy on the edge of a nervous breakdown."

"As the status quo, heterosexuality is just not working," she concludes, before explaining just how evil men are and how women are learning to live without them.

"As a snapshot of 2019 America, these stories present a startling picture: Men continue to coerce, harass, rape and kill girls and women ‐ and go to extreme lengths to avoid responsibility for their actions," she states. "On the other side of the issue, girls and women are challenging heterosexuality, and even absconding from it altogether."

"Patriarchy is at its most potent when oppression doesn’t feel like oppression, or when it is packaged in terms of biology, religion, or basic social needs like security comfort, acceptance and success," Ms. Bianco declares.

"Heterosexuality offers women all these things as selling points to their consensual subjection," she concludes, in a painful piece of contorted logic that reveals far more about the writer than it does about society and its institutions.

"Historically, women have been conditioned to believe that heterosexuality is natural or innate, just as they have been conditioned to believe that their main purpose is to make babies ‐ and if they fail to do so, they are condemned as not ’real,’ or as bad, women," she pronounces.
Posted by: Fred || 08/24/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like Ms. Bianco could use a tube of Katalax right about now.
Posted by: gorb || 08/24/2019 5:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Dopes like this lesb mutt shouldn't reproduce
Posted by: Frank G || 08/24/2019 5:39 Comments || Top||

#3  The urbanist die off of the 21st century. Go for it.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 6:41 Comments || Top||

#4  Please don't reproduce. We don't need your toxic genes in the pool.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/24/2019 9:03 Comments || Top||

#5  It's little wonder a half-unattractive woman wrote this article.
Posted by: Raj || 08/24/2019 9:49 Comments || Top||

#6  It’s working for me. Except the part where your wife keeps calling...,
Posted by: Thaise Guelph8492 || 08/24/2019 12:53 Comments || Top||

#7  Feminism seems to age women by decades.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 13:27 Comments || Top||

#8  they are so busy bitching and being mad is why it ages them
Posted by: chris || 08/24/2019 13:43 Comments || Top||

#9  There are books and movies about a world without children. Only female humans can produce the next generation so maybe Ms. Bianco should think about human extinction in one (1) generation if her wishes are fulfilled.
Posted by: magpie || 08/24/2019 16:46 Comments || Top||

#10  Alright, Thaise, I was going to say, "Works for me."

But you've clearly set a higher bar.
Posted by: KBK || 08/24/2019 22:57 Comments || Top||


Down Under
'Randy' Prince Andy, the paedophile and the Australian ex-PM's daughter
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 13:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
Was former AOC Chief of Staff Chakrabarti really the master mind behind the lunacy ?
[Red State] Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been oddly mute the past few weeks. This comes on the heels of her Chief of Staff being pushed aside to do other work for the Justice Democrats group (which kind of suggests that AOC was illegally coordinating with them, doesn’t it?).
Nancy might have pulled aside and said, 'get rid of that crazy SOB!'
While Saikat Chakrabarti was running the show, AOC was on social media daily to rant and rave about whatever seemingly came to mind. From pushing disasterous policies, to lying about conditions on the border, you could always count on her chiming in on nearly every issue.

Suddenly, that all stopped.

WAPO - A bit more on the son of immigrants from India, Chakrabarti
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/24/2019 08:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Keeping in mind of course, 'diversity is our strength.'
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/24/2019 9:06 Comments || Top||

#2  He left to get more of the AOC mold into congress. He is the guy to watch and whatever district he has moved to, we need to focus on. His plan is good, get three elected, one might survive the next elect. Move on after a year and get three more elected. This process seems to work and is like cancer.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 08/24/2019 10:15 Comments || Top||

#3  This guy is already dirty. Unfortunately, dirty does not seem to bother federal law enforcement very much if you are a dem...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/24/2019 10:18 Comments || Top||

#4  Was former AOC Chief of Staff Chakrabarti really the master mind behind the lunacy ?

Yes. Next question?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 08/24/2019 11:10 Comments || Top||


Sanders Calls for Nationalization of Energy Production
[BREITBART] On Thursday’s "All In" on MSNBC, Sen. Bernie Sanders
...The only first openly Socialist member of the U.S. Senate. Sanders was Representative-for-Life from Vermont until moving to the Senate for the rest of his life in 2006, assuming the seat vacated by Jim Jeffords. He ran for the 2016 nomination for president, to be cheated out of it by Hillary Clinton, then went back to being a socialist, waiting for 2020 to roll around...
(I-VT) outright admitted to host Chris Hayes a federal government takeover of energy production would be required by his plan to combat climate change.

Hayes raised the possibility of an extension of some form of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Sanders responded by saying it would require government-manufactured electricity "from solar and from wind and from other sustainable energies."
Posted by: Fred || 08/24/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [277 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He had no idea how stupid he is.
Posted by: gorb || 08/24/2019 5:19 Comments || Top||

#2  ...to the degree he should be red flagged and unable to buy a gun.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 6:42 Comments || Top||

#3  It's worked so well for Venezuela ...
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 08/24/2019 7:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Chernobyl was a how-to guide for him.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 7:20 Comments || Top||

#5  He used to drop by for the free coffee and doughnuts. We put it out for the State Troopers (and employees). Even had a sign. Entitled fuck.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 08/24/2019 9:06 Comments || Top||

#6  At least he is more honest than Obama was... Not that that is saying much.
Posted by: magpie || 08/24/2019 12:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Worked really well in Puerto Rico too, BR.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/24/2019 14:49 Comments || Top||

#8  At least he is more honest than Obama was... Not that that is saying much

But he's still no Paul Wellstone.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/24/2019 14:52 Comments || Top||

#9  "Nationalization" is a political gang's way of stealing Exxon-Mobil. And the Dim party is a huge US criminal organization. So, when is Hillary going to jail???
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 08/24/2019 19:08 Comments || Top||

#10  I'm convinced that Vermont spends way too little a price for surviving winter after winter.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 08/24/2019 21:46 Comments || Top||


Pete Buttigieg Warns of Spike in ‘Unplanned Parenthood’ Under Trump
I can’t remember if the gentleman is gay or straght, but in either case he has surely heard of c0nd0ms.
[BREITBART] Mayor Pete Buttigieg
...the testicleless mayor of South Bend, Indiana, since 2012. Buttigieg graduated from Harvard College and, on a Rhodes Scholarship, from Pembroke College, Oxford. From 2007 to 2010, he worked at McKinsey and Company, a consulting firm. From 2009 to 2017 Buttigieg served as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve, attaining the rank of lieutenant and deploying to Afghanistan in 2014. Buttigieg was first elected mayor of South Bend in 2011 and was reelected in 2015. During his second term, he announced he was gay. Buttigieg also campaigned for Indiana state treasurer in 2010 and for chair of the Democratic National Committee in 2017, losing both elections. He is running for the Dem nomination in 2020 on the theory that being mayor of a nondescript medium sized city is qualification to run the country...
warned Americans in Maine Thursday of a spike in unplanned pregnancies under President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
’s administration.

Buttigieg criticized Trump’s new restrictions on federal Title X funding, prompting Planned Parenthood
...has received federal funding since 1970, when President Richard Nixon signed into law the Family Planning Services and Population Research Act. It is sometimes described as the gynecololgical wing of the Democratic party...
to withdraw from the program entirely.

"These people who are attacking Planned Parenthood, I wonder if they’ve thought about how much unplanned parenthood they’re going to create if we let them," he said at an event for supporters in Maine.
The party of eugenics: "All those black people being born...ICK!"
Planned Parenthood still receives more than $500 million in taxpayer funding annually, despite Trump’s restrictions on Title X funding.

Buttigieg, who described himself as a "feminist," urged other men to join him by defending a woman’s unrestricted right to child sacrifice abortion.
Posted by: Fred || 08/24/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gayer than a Village People concert in San Francisco during Pride Week.
Posted by: badanov || 08/24/2019 1:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Given the inner city has never concerned itself with such an issue and the pols and 'community' leadership never cared, why should the rest of us?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 6:43 Comments || Top||

#3  That's right, Pete, you communist bastard. And just like your abortions, we don't wanna pay for the pregnancies either.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 08/24/2019 10:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Pete's not gonna get any women preggers.

Isn't it hetero appropriation for him to comment?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 13:30 Comments || Top||

#5  Won't happen to you, Bum-a-roo.
Posted by: Lex || 08/24/2019 23:42 Comments || Top||


Joe Walsh is considering challenging Trump in 2020 Republican primary. Trump’s critics want Romney, Flake and Kasich
[DESERET] Former Illinois Republican Rep. Joe Walsh said Thursday that he is mulling over a 2020 presidential run, saying he is "strongly, strongly considering" in an interview with CNN.
NOT the great guitarist from the Eagles
Walsh would run as a Republican primary challenger to Trump.

"I’m strongly, strongly considering it. That’s ‐ again, I’m not trying to be cute or coy. I’ve told you before ‐ if somebody’s going to get in there and go after him ... it’s got to be done soon," Walsh said on CNN. "You’re running out of time. But more importantly, these are not conventional times. Look at the guy in the White House. These are urgent times."
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 08/24/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [253 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yeah... they are all retard RINO globalists.

That will go over soooo well.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/24/2019 1:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Hopefully Trump stays true to form if/when they step in the ring with him.
Posted by: gorb || 08/24/2019 5:23 Comments || Top||

#3  Romney runs as an independent. Fractures the Republican vote. Democrat elected. Uniparty globalists rejoice.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 08/24/2019 6:00 Comments || Top||

#4  Romney is DOA. However, there are still classical and old FDR liberals who would be far more interested in the RINO if the Donks fielded a neo-commie. Trump has the fortitude to so label the commies as commies than any other president. It will be interesting.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/24/2019 6:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Have to give something for all the loser NeverTrumpers to write about so they can keep their phoney baloney jobs.

They will alternate between supporting the challengers and 'Why I Am Leaving The Republican Party' articles
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 08/24/2019 8:33 Comments || Top||

#6  They all need to go away, this is their last gasp. They will fail.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 08/24/2019 10:17 Comments || Top||

#7  But if it does, I think that spells doom long-term for the Republican Party," he said.


Yeah, but not in the way you mean, Flakey.
Posted by: charger || 08/24/2019 11:51 Comments || Top||

#8  The GOPe goes or the GOP goes.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/24/2019 13:31 Comments || Top||

#9  Herb finally gets one right,
Posted by: Glenmore || 08/24/2019 17:08 Comments || Top||



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