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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Was Lynch coordinating with Comey in the Clinton investigation?
[The Hill] Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch knew well in advance of FBI Director James Comey's 2016 press conference that he would recommend against charging Hillary Clinton, according to information turned over to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Friday.

The revelation was included in 384 pages of text messages exchanged between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, and it significantly diminishes the credibility of Lynch's earlier commitment to accept Comey's recommendation ‐ a commitment she made under the pretense that the two were not coordinating with each other.

And it gets worse. Comey and Lynch reportedly knew that Clinton would never face charges even before the FBI conducted its three-hour interview with Clinton, which was supposedly meant to gather more information into her mishandling of classified information.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 03:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6497 views] Top|| File under:

#1  diminishes the credibility of Lynch's earlier commitment

What does not exist, cannot be diminished.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 4:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Neh, neh, old rooineck: you can go from 0 to negative number.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/22/2018 4:45 Comments || Top||

#3  If the Beast had won, we'd have Supreme Court Justice Lynch
Posted by: Frank G || 01/22/2018 7:37 Comments || Top||

#4  If the Beast had won, we'd have Supreme Court Justice Lynch. Posted by Frank G

I have always suspected that was the topic of conversation at the Sky Harbor Airport meeting. Think of the political dividends such an appointment would have made for the Beest.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 7:42 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: gorb || 01/22/2018 9:32 Comments || Top||

#6  #4 - Milking the soft power dividend, so to speak?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/22/2018 10:00 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/22/2018 10:24 Comments || Top||

#8  Abu Uluque

:-bd
Posted by: F. Clunk7196 || 01/22/2018 17:53 Comments || Top||

#9  Was Lynch coordinating with Comey in the Clinton investigation?

What #7 Abu Uluque said.

I'd like to see what the House Intelligence memo has to say. I'd also like to see the "unredacted" FBI notes on the Lynch-WJC tarmac meeting as well. They really did expect Hildabeast to win--most likely, because they thought they had it rigged.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/22/2018 18:05 Comments || Top||

#10  Imagine, will you:

The democrats with their willing useful idiots in the media, the FBI, DoJ, NSA, and the Obuma White House, did everything possible, including trying to hack state electronic voting (remember the hacking attempt in Georgia where the traced IP address was inside DHS?) and Trump STILL won.

Even with the millions of illegal aliens voting, with the dead, felons, and double voters, he won.

My good gracious, what were they trying to do?

Was the militarized IRS, et al., going to turn the US into a new Soviet after Hillary's election?

No wonder they are so angry.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 01/22/2018 22:41 Comments || Top||

#11  "
Was the militarized IRS, et al., going to turn the US into a new Soviet after Hillary's election?"


Double down and triple tap. There are always three ways to prove they do not govern in Your interests and you have more than three.

Lynch was lubrication.
Posted by: newc || 01/22/2018 23:40 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
CNN: Government ShutDown - Asteroids Could Hit the Earth
ASTERIOD INCOMING THREAT
TO HAWAII. SEEK SHELTER
THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

[Breitbart] Two CNN correspondents claimed during an episode of The Lead with Jake Tapper that an asteroid could potentially threaten the Earth if the government shutdown continues.

CNN correspondent Tom Foreman recalled the time NASA could not monitor "potentially dangerous asteroids" for over two weeks, implying that NASA would not be able to prevent an asteroid attack if it hit Earth while the government shut down.

"In space, that same year, for more than two weeks, NASA reportedly stopped monitoring potentially dangerous asteroids. A big one, by the way, is expected to brush by Earth on February 4th," Foreman noted.
Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 01/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What is worse is people like You dominate the news here in this wormhole, you dumb worms.
Find a new career or something that makes you happy like a blow up doll or a doughnut because you are both.
Posted by: newc || 01/22/2018 0:39 Comments || Top||

#2  The democrats shut down the government because they discount the threat from illegal aliens then CNN says alien objects are a threat!

Get your story straight dems...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/22/2018 1:01 Comments || Top||

#3  "We're all doomed! Dooooooomed!"
Posted by: PBMcL || 01/22/2018 1:20 Comments || Top||

#4  I am still hoping for a solid gold asteroid to wipe out a joint session of Congress, with enough impact to clean house and enough gold to retire the national debt.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/22/2018 1:28 Comments || Top||

#5  The democrats shut down the government because they discount the threat from illegal aliens then CNN says alien objects are a threat!

If an asteroid could vote, it would be welcome.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/22/2018 2:04 Comments || Top||

#6  Is that Feb 4th near miss an asteroid or Superbowl pass.
Either way I will not let it interrupt my Superbowl viewing fun.
Posted by: boomerc || 01/22/2018 3:26 Comments || Top||

#7  Statement: “Due to the shutdown removing key members of the civilian workforce, the 45th Space Wing will not be able to support commercial static fires taking place on KSC.”
Posted by: 3dc || 01/22/2018 6:55 Comments || Top||

#8  Not we could do a damn thing about an impact now anaway. Earth has been hit in the past. It will get hit in the future. There are rocks out there with our name on them. Maybe at some point we can move them out of the way. But it requires a pretty long lead time. But don't ask NASA to get involved. Prioroties will shift. Administraions change and new emergencies crop up. Besides, NASA is the poster child for politicians that love to bitch about government waste while voting pork for their districts
Posted by: Cheaderhead || 01/22/2018 8:23 Comments || Top||

#9  CNN: Government ShutDown - Asteroids Could Hit the Earth

Don't worry, I'm sure if this happens that we'll find out. Somehow.
Posted by: gorb || 01/22/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#10  If an asteroid could vote vote Democrat, it would be welcome.

FIFY g(r)om
Posted by: Warthog || 01/22/2018 10:15 Comments || Top||

#11  Due to the shutdown removing key members of the civilian workforce, the 45th Space Wing will not be able to support commercial static fires taking place on KSC.”

A reminder that "commercial" space activities - looking at you, Musk - are not exactly exercises in Mieses School capitalism...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2018 10:20 Comments || Top||

#12  A reminder that "commercial" space activities - looking at you, Musk - are not exactly exercises in Mieses School capitalism...
Posted by M. Murcek


Sometimes it's cheaper to lease than to own.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 10:51 Comments || Top||

#13  Elon Musk takes that to heart with his private life too.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/22/2018 11:31 Comments || Top||


#15  I could be wrong but I do not think Nasa has ever stopped anything from hitting the Earth, not even man-made stuff like Mir and Skylab let alone an asteroid.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/22/2018 14:00 Comments || Top||

#16  rjschwarz - kind of late and problematic near Earth. The place to divert them is months or years in the past.
Posted by: 3dc || 01/22/2018 14:17 Comments || Top||

#17  an asteroid could potentially threaten the Earth if the government shutdown continues

No chance of it impacting Atlanta?
Posted by: Pappy || 01/22/2018 14:35 Comments || Top||

#18  It's more likely to happen than a ratings return.
Posted by: newc || 01/22/2018 14:37 Comments || Top||

#19  Only thing that could possibly change ATL politics Pappy.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 15:53 Comments || Top||

#20  Someone could make a decent movie out of this!
Posted by: Raj || 01/22/2018 16:10 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Gingrich: ‘Schumer Shutdown' a ‘Major Mistake' ‐ Dems Pitted 700k Illegals Against Men, Women of U.S. Military
[Breitbart] Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and the Democrats made a "major mistake" by shutting down the government.

According to Gingrich, the shutdown is "not what the Democrats hoped for."

"[T]he Democrats made a huge mistake because what they should have done was pass the defense appropriations bill for the whole year ‐ get it off the table, don’t threaten the men and women in uniform and their families,’ Gingrich told John Catsimatidis, host New York AM 970 radio’s "The Cats Roundtable." "Instead, they stumbled into a situation where the Schumer shutdown cuts off funding for the American military on behalf of trying to get a deal for 700,000 people who entered the U.S. illegally."

He added, "I am totally opposed to holding up as hostage the families and the men and women in uniform who are risking their lives to protect this country."
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 07:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6524 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I hope POTUS and Newt talk often. At least once or twice per day would be fine.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 7:45 Comments || Top||

#2  700k? Fine. Let's cap the DACA agreement at 800k and see who squeals.
Posted by: gorb || 01/22/2018 9:30 Comments || Top||

#3  700,000? BS, it's more than million
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/22/2018 9:31 Comments || Top||

#4  3.6 Million future democrat voters Dreamers is the current estimate
Posted by: Frank G || 01/22/2018 9:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Gingrich is part of the problem, posing as the voice of reason.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/22/2018 11:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Dems just folded.

Not tired of winning.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/22/2018 13:08 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/22/2018 13:12 Comments || Top||

#8  How many more days until the entire House of Representatives is up for re-election? Huh?
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/22/2018 13:50 Comments || Top||

#9  Bernie Sanders blames the Koch Brothers for the shutdown. He is a good example of comic relief.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 01/22/2018 13:51 Comments || Top||

#10  If I ran a cable news station i'd ad a laugh track when the Dems spoke blatant lies. Could be a lot of fun.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/22/2018 13:58 Comments || Top||

#11  Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich seems to have some memory about Congress vs the President on shutdowns (and what internal polls say).
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/22/2018 15:10 Comments || Top||

#12  Pulling stunts like this to maintain bad illegal policy.
Posted by: newc || 01/22/2018 18:01 Comments || Top||

#13  Excellent kill shot there BP
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/22/2018 18:10 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
David Kupelian reflects on cosmic madness of sanitized baby-killing on Roe v Wade's 45th birthday
[WND] For most of us, the death of a child is our worst nightmare.

The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was so singularly gut-wrenching because the victims were mostly young children. Likewise, news reports about the Boston Marathon bombing emphasized the fact that, of the three people killed, one was an 8-year-old boy ‐ as if to highlight the uniquely great loss of a child.

In the world of crime, one of the most incomprehensible acts is baby murder. We’re outraged at the widespread sex-selective infanticide of newborn girls in China. And news headlines like "Georgia boys face murder charges after cold-blooded killing of infant being strolled by mother" and "Black teens murder white baby for the fun of it" cause us to shake our heads and wonder, How could anyone possibly sink so low?

Many murders of babies ‐ almost half, according to the Justice Department’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service ‐ occur within the first 24 hours after birth, so-called "neonaticide."

Of course, appalling crimes like these have always have been a part of life in this fallen world ‐ a world of good and evil, of decent and indecent people, where moral outrage is kindled within all good souls by the murder of the innocent.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 04:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ....where moral outrage is kindled

In some possibly.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/22/2018 6:57 Comments || Top||


The Imaginary Hispanic
There are two statistics that explain the Democrat obsession with illegal immigration and open borders.

97% of immigrants in the appropriate grouping identify themselves as Hispanic, but by the fourth generation that number falls to half. Only 7% of immigrants describe themselves as Americans, but 56% in the third generation call themselves Americans. Even the use of Spanish is slowly declining.

If a minority stops existing after a few generations, did it ever actually exist?

The Democrats had abandoned their working class base to chase what they pretended was a racial group when what they were actually chasing was the momentum of unlimited migration.

In the economics of identity politics, Hispanics, unlike African-Americans, are not an enduring group. And that is a serious challenge for Democrats and their leftist allies who treat politics as a game of demographic Risk played with minorities across the states and cities of the United States.

...Democrats have pinned their hopes for a national majority on a European origin group whose minority status is cultural and linguistic. And even without the old melting pot, foreign languages and cultural affinities decline across generations as immigrants become Americans. What Democrats really want aren’t a lot of Hispanics, but an endless firehose of first generation immigrants.

...The Democrats don’t value the DACA illegal aliens who benefited from Obama’s equally illegal amnesty because, as they claim, they’re really Americans. They only care about them to the extent that they aren’t. And even they’re useful only as a wedge issue for open borders and unlimited migration.

...The Democrats need to maintain higher percentages of immigrants relative to the immigrants of previous generations. It’s a demographic Ponzi scheme that like all such schemes can only end in disaster. But the Democrats have embraced it out of greed and have no choice now but to keep the scam going even if it bankrupts cities and states, and eventually tears the entire country apart.

...When the Democrats bet everything on illegal migration, they alienated millions of voters who went on to help elect President Trump. The alienated working class vote forced them to double down even harder on illegal aliens. Losing traditional constituencies to identity politics has always radicalized Dems. And 2016 was no different. Instead of political accommodation, the Dems embraced #resistance.

But their new majority depends on open borders. A wall doesn’t just cut off the pathway of illegal aliens into this country; it cuts off the pathway of the Democrats to their new majority. And then their political Ponzi scheme falls apart, as such schemes usually do, when the momentum feeding it fails.

That’s why a border wall is a threat to the political survival of the Democrats. And it’s why they will do everything they can to stop it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/22/2018 01:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They irony is that birth control has taken hold south of the border, resulting in fewer immigrants to enter illegally.

Therefore their insane interest in Arab Muslim immigrants (but NOT Arab Christians).

In addition, more Black babies end in (subsidized) abortions than are born, so the Black base will be shrinking very soon.
Posted by: Frozen Al || 01/22/2018 12:11 Comments || Top||



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  Tunisian forces kill top aide of Al Qaeda leader in Maghreb
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