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Home Front: Politix
Schiff's Own Ties to Ukraine Raise Questions
h/t Instapundit
...Schiff's ties to a wealthy Russian-American businessman doing business in Ukraine have recently come to light. Igor Pasternak is CEO of Worldwide Aeros Corp., a company that makes blimps for the military and commercial sectors. The company also makes a modified version of the M4 and M16 rifles that are manufactured in Ukraine. His connection to Pasternak, who is doing business with the Ukrainian government, could be construed as being a conflict of interest in his committee's investigation.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 13:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under:


Fake Indian Fires National Organizing Director Over "Inappropriate Behavior"
I.e., sexual harassment; the only question left is 'did he hit on guys or gals?'
[Zero Hedge] - The Elizabeth Warren campaign has fired its national organizing director, Rich McDaniel, over allegations of "inappropriate behavior," according to Politico.

"Over the past two weeks, senior campaign leadership received multiple complaints regarding inappropriate behavior by Rich McDaniel," said Warren spokesperson Kristen Orthman.

"Over the same time period, the campaign retained outside counsel to conduct an investigation. Based on the results of the investigation, the campaign determined that his reported conduct was inconsistent with its values and that he could not be a part of the campaign moving forward."
Posted by: Raj || 10/05/2019 08:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [255 views] Top|| File under:

#1  multiple complaints regarding inappropriate behavior by Rich McDaniel

What'd he do, used the term "illegal alien"?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 9:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Said he was heap big chief. Was actually baby Squanto.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 10:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Indian giver
Posted by: Frank G || 10/05/2019 10:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Frank, Indian Giver was D.C. ! It wasn't Indians giving it was "giving" to Indians.
So since the D.C. Indian princess is involved it's more complicated. Perhaps cheating herself?
Posted by: 3dc || 10/05/2019 12:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Spoke with forked tongue. Or licked with same?
Posted by: Jiggs tse Tung8982 || 10/05/2019 12:35 Comments || Top||

#6  "With socialist blankets I'll smother
My last redskin sister and brother:
Drink, trinkets and treaties,
Fried bread, diabetes, and terrible schools!"
- Great White Mother
Posted by: Angerert Grumble4096 || 10/05/2019 14:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Blackface?
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 10/05/2019 14:59 Comments || Top||

#8  Epstein?
Posted by: Lex || 10/05/2019 16:27 Comments || Top||


FLASHBACK, 2018: Joe Biden Brags At CFR Meeting About Withholding Aid To Ukraine To Force Firing Of Prosecutor
[Real Clear Politics] In this clip from a January 2018 appearance at the Council on Foreign Relations, former Vice President Joe Biden seems to brag about threatening to withhold military aid to Ukraine as a pressure tactic to force the firing of a prosecutor he did not like.

In September 2019, House Democrats launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump over a whistleblower's accusation that he threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine as a pressure tactic to force the Ukrainian government to investigate allegations that Joe Biden's son Hunter benefited financially from the firing of that same Ukrainian prosecutor.
"Well SOB, he was fired."
~ Joe Biden

Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 06:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under:

#1  His strength is the strength of 10 because his heart is pure.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 6:36 Comments || Top||

#2  "That is different. Because, shut up!" (c)Instapundit
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/05/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||

#3  seems?
Posted by: The peanut gallery || 10/05/2019 12:48 Comments || Top||

#4  "Well, son of a putz!"
And don't forget the putz.

Step aside, Joe. If ya know what's good fer ya.
Posted by: Lex || 10/05/2019 14:19 Comments || Top||


Pres. Trump mocks Schiff with Pinocchio-themed video
[The Hill] President Trump on Friday mocked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) by posting a video using clips from the Disney movie "Pinocchio" to imply that the House Intelligence chairman had been lying about a whistleblower who filed a complaint relating to Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

The clip uses footage of statements Schiff has made about the whistleblower interspersed with footage of Pinocchio's nose growing. It ends with the Blue Fairy, a character in the film, saying to Pinocchio "perhaps you haven't been telling the truth."

"But I have, every single word," replied the puppet, whose nose had grown significantly.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 06:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [173 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If the left is intent on telling me this is not my country they could back it up by agreeing to stop taking my money via taxation. Yeah, I know....
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 7:33 Comments || Top||

#2  The clip uses footage of statements Schiff has made about the whistleblower interspersed with footage of Pinocchio's nose growing.

I understand its a skill that has been popular in Burbank and West Hollywood. Probably why they keep electing him.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/05/2019 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  In 3,2,1... Disney calls for the post to be taken down for copyright infringement. It isn't Disney being leftist, no sirree, this is purely an IP issue.
Posted by: magpie || 10/05/2019 11:37 Comments || Top||


Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) warned Ukraine 's Zelensky to back off Biden's
Projection alert !
[The Hill] While choosing his words carefully, Murphy made clear ‐ by his own account ‐ that Ukraine currently enjoyed bipartisan support for its U.S. aid but that could be jeopardized if the new president acquiesced to requests by President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate past corruption allegations involving Americans, including former Vice President Joe Biden’s family.

Murphy boasted after the meeting that he told the new Ukrainian leader that U.S. aid was his country’s "most important asset" and it would be viewed as election meddling and "disastrous for long-term U.S.-Ukraine relations" to bend to the wishes of Trump and Giuliani.

"I told Zelensky that he should not insert himself or his government into American politics. I cautioned him that complying with the demands of the President's campaign representatives to investigate a political rival of the President would gravely damage the U.S.-Ukraine relationship. There are few things that Republicans and Democrats agree on in Washington these days, and support for Ukraine is one of them," Murphy told me today, confirming what he told Ukraine's leader.

The implied message did not require an interpreter for Zelensky to understand: Investigate the Ukraine dealings of Joe Biden and his son Hunter, and you jeopardize Democrats' support for future U.S. aid to Kiev.

The Murphy anecdote is a powerful reminder that, since at least 2016, Democrats repeatedly have exerted pressure on Ukraine, a key U.S. ally for buffering Russia, to meddle in U.S. politics and elections.
Emphasis added.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 05:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If the eminent Murphy was told he's going full Taras Bulba, would he even get the reference?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 6:20 Comments || Top||

#2  but, but I'm not bald.....
Posted by: Hon. Moiphy || 10/05/2019 8:26 Comments || Top||


Secret 'show trial': Nunes charges Democrats using intel panel to cloak process
[Washington Examiner] Rep. Devin Nunes of California charged that Democrats are conducting impeachment in secret in order to hide their paucity of evidence against President Trump.

"I call it faux impeachment," Nunes told the Washington Examiner on Friday. "By running it in the House Intelligence Committee, they’re trying to keep all of the information from the American public. And I understand why, because every witness we have that comes in bombs out for them.

Nunes is calling the Democrat-driven impeachment inquiry illegitimate, insisting that Trump’s attempt to push the Ukraine government to investigate political rival Joe Biden was unequivocally appropriate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving the impeachment inquiry through the Intelligence Committee, where Nunes, a close Trump ally, serves as the top Republican. In an interview, the congressman sounded confident the inquiry would flop, even amid fresh indications the president might have sought to use U.S. foreign policy levers to affect an agreement from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to target Biden, the former vice president and a Democrat Trump could face in 2020.

"The House has to take a vote in order for them to really start the impeachment process, to give us subpoena power ‐ the Democrats subpoena power, so that you can have a real investigation and then members of Congress can decide whether or not impeachment is appropriate," Nunes said. However, even if a majority of the House votes to support opening an impeachment inquiry, Nunes said he would defer to the White House on whether it should honor subpoenas.

The impeachment inquiry centers around a July telephone call, revealed by a whistleblower complaint, in which Trump asked Zelensky to investigate Biden and his son, Hunter. According to a summary transcript that Trump says is accurate, the president asked Zelensky to work with his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, and Attorney General William Barr to investigate the Bidens and the origins of the Russia probe overseen by Robert Mueller.

Related: Right Scoop - BREAKING: ‘Whistleblower’ NEVER told Inspector General about meeting with Schiff committee

Related: Right Scoop - BREAKING: Volker’s testimony LEAKED and it destroys Democrat impeachment narrative…
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 00:12 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Alleged "whistle blowers" appear to be from the intelligence community. Shocking, simply shocking.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 0:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Yah. Shocking. They have their own agenda.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 10/05/2019 0:22 Comments || Top||

#3  'I have received information'
In his written complaint, the CIA officer who became the whistleblower framed his allegations this way: "I have received information from multiple U.S. government officials that the President of the United States is using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 election."

But when he first passed on his concerns, they were not so specific, officials said. He first complained at his own agency, sending word through a colleague to a CIA lawyer. The complaint eventually reached the spy agency's top lawyer, Elwood, officials said.

She was told there were concerns about the president's conduct on a call with a foreign leader, but not which leader, officials said.


Link to NBC story.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 0:44 Comments || Top||

#4  I call it faux impeachment

= a Shitshow's shitshow.
Posted by: Lex || 10/05/2019 1:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Fake news, fake evidence, fake allegations, fake impeachment - I'm sensing a theme here...
Posted by: Raj || 10/05/2019 7:10 Comments || Top||


Fresh proof Dems’ ‘impeachment inquiry’ is just a kangaroo court
[NYPOST] House Democrats’ "impeachment inquiry" is looking more and more like a kangaroo court ‐ a rush to make President Trump look as bad as possible, as quickly as possible, rather than an effort to get all the facts on the public record. Case in point: Their handling of this week’s hearing with former US Ukraine envoy Kurt Volker.

Democrats rushed out of the closed-door sitdown to claim Volker’s testimony was damning to President Trump. But Republicans claimed the reverse ‐ and, tellingly, they’re the ones calling for the transcript to be made public.

Equally important, the texts that Volker shared with the committee (leaked to ABC News) indicate the president wasn’t using military aid to blackmail Ukraine’s leaders.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 10/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Democrats rushed out of the closed-door sitdown to claim Volker’s testimony was damning to President Trump. But Republicans claimed the reverse ‐ and, tellingly, they’re the ones calling for the transcript to be made public.

When the exact same evidence yields diametrically opposed interpretations, there is no possibility of a conviction.

This is truly a shitshow.
Posted by: Lex || 10/05/2019 1:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Every person involved in this attempted coup needs to be convicted of attempting to overthrow the US government and put in jail or stuck in a glass jar in death valley so we can watch on pay per view.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 10/05/2019 9:24 Comments || Top||

#3  300 quatloos to the first person who shows up at one of these hearings with an actual kangaroo.
"It's my service animal, bitches. Now back off!"
Posted by: SteveS || 10/05/2019 12:32 Comments || Top||


Sanders had heart attack, doctors confirm as he released
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Doctors confirmed on Friday that US Senator 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...
suffered a heart attack three days ago, as they announced that he had been released from hospital in Las Vegas.

Sanders, 78, said he felt "great", according to a statement from his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

"Senator Sanders was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction," his doctors said in the statement, using the medical term for heart attack.

"Two stents were placed in a blocked coronary artery in a timely fashion. All other arteries were normal.

"His hospital course was uneventful with good expected progress."

Sanders put his bid for the White House on hold after experiencing chest discomfort while on the stump in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

Sanders is the oldest candidate vying to take on President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
, 73, and is third in the Democratic nominee polls behind Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Failed seeker of the Democratic presidential nomination on multiple occasions, vice president under Barack Obama, giving it a last try in his dotage for 2020...
, 76, and Elizabeth Being Native American has been part of my story since the day I was born Warren
...Dem Senatrix from Massachussetts, who traces her noble lineage all the way back to Big Chief Spouting Bull. It has been alleged that she speaks with forked tongue but she denies that. She had a DNA test to prove her lineage and it turns out she's colorless...
, 70.

Sanders’ health has generally been good and it has been Biden who has had to bat away questions about his stamina and mental sharpness.

In March, Sanders gashed his head on a shower door and had seven stitches, but quickly returned to the campaign trail.

Posted by: Fred || 10/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [315 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yep, been there done that.
Had a heart attack in Hawaii and was flown by air ambulance to big island from Kauai. Two stents and three days later, was back in Kauai finishing my vacation.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/05/2019 2:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Ha ha ha ! The heading.. !

doctors confirm as he released

"Smell that, Dr. George. You think wot I think ?"
"Hmmm...that gas is from a coronary."
"Mr. Sanders ! You are an incredibly lucky man."
Posted by: Dron66046 || 10/05/2019 4:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Yep #1, but you arr a horse/stallion, Bernue is an old ass.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 10/05/2019 6:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Blocked arteries, two stents - basically a replay of my first heart attack last year.
Posted by: Raj || 10/05/2019 7:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Bless you guys for surviving. Thanks so much for the glimpse of what I probably have to look forward to.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 7:21 Comments || Top||

#6  well I guess the media hasn't gone full Pravda, it only takes them a week to admit what everyone already knew.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 10/05/2019 7:42 Comments || Top||

#7  I smell another Congressional inquiry "Were Bernie's doctors pressured to announce hear attack by the Orange Man?".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 8:08 Comments || Top||

#8  Thanks so much for the glimpse of what I probably have to look forward to.

There are things out there that remove / dissolve blockages in the arteries. I've been taking one of them for a year now and I've even noticed the improved circulation in my feet, which has always been a bad area for me, as my feet used to be the first thing to get really cold when I'm skiing (no more) and when I ride my bike. My feet did not get cold when I did a one hour ride in early spring (temp. was about 55 degrees); before that it would be a sure thing after 40 minutes.
Posted by: Raj || 10/05/2019 9:44 Comments || Top||

#9  So give us a product endorsement, Raj...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 10:22 Comments || Top||

#10  Used to wear gloves in the spring while riding the tractor because BP meds opened my capillaries and made my hands cold
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 10:24 Comments || Top||

#11  I'm using something called Ningxia Red; the main / basic ingredient is goji berries / wolfberries as well as pomegranate juice, whose attributes include, among others, being a massive antioxidant. It contains a lot of other minerals and is an additional source of protein.

I go through this company called Young Living, but you can probably find something like it at the hippy health food store. I found goji berry extract at the Asian food market here in Quincy, so I have that as well.

Basically I drank 4 oz's of this stuff for two months (the recommendation is three) in order to insure you just clear everything out, then you can reduce it from there, as I cut my daily intake in half.
Posted by: Raj || 10/05/2019 11:48 Comments || Top||

#12  the main / basic ingredient is goji berries / wolfberries as well as pomegranate juice

Interesting. I wonder if gin & pomegranate juice would be good for you, what with all the antioxidant stuff and some ethanol as a solvent.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/05/2019 12:27 Comments || Top||

#13  had been released from hospital in Las Vegas.

Not Cuba or Venerealzuela?
Posted by: charger || 10/05/2019 13:31 Comments || Top||

#14  #5 Get on a "fasting diet" by eating every other day...drop weight and you will be fine...
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/05/2019 13:41 Comments || Top||

#15  My fork, why does it hate me ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/05/2019 15:19 Comments || Top||

#16  The fork is an "honest broker." It's what's on the tines that hates you. Sort of like a gun...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/05/2019 17:42 Comments || Top||


BOOM: Nancy Pelosi's son DID ENERGY Business in UKRAINE!
BOOM: Nancy Pelosi's son Paul Pelosi Jr. (who went to Ukraine in 2017) was a board member of Viscoil and executive at its related company NRGLab, which DID ENERGY Business in UKRAINE!

And Nancy Pelosi appeared in a promotional video for the company!
Posted by: Harry Angomoque6080 || 10/05/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [328 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Boom indeed. Now will any MSM mention this?
I am up too late.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 10/05/2019 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  My wife sez it is no wonder that Pelosi's eyes dart around and she gets dry mouth (as you can see how she licks her teeth all the time).
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/05/2019 2:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Well, that explains why Nancy went along with "impeachment".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/05/2019 2:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Dims have been attacking Trump or anyone else on the right because they are so deep in corruption it was do or die.
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 10/05/2019 3:27 Comments || Top||

#5  Ukraine is a large pool of dark money 💰 available for Dem use.set up by Obama.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 10/05/2019 6:54 Comments || Top||

#6  Tons of demoncrat corruption is in the Ukraine. Bad for them to spotlight that country.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/05/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

#7  Shitshow, Part 114.
Posted by: Lex || 10/05/2019 14:16 Comments || Top||



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