[NYPOST] Freshman Rep. Alexandria Boom Boom Ocasio-Cortez Dem represntative from da Bronx in Noo Yawk and leader of the Mean Girl Caucus. She is known as much for her innaleck as for her dance moves. She is all in favor of socialism, even though she's fuzzy on the details.. livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington, DC, on Thursday afternoon. Occasional Cortex
The Bronx Democrat shared video of a downpour shot from her House office in Capitol Hill.
"Guys, they just issued a tornado watch in D.C.," she says in the video.
She then pans over and shows the rain and a few people who were caught in the deluge.
"Oh no, there’s people stuck outside. We need to get them out," she says in the livestream.
The video then shows alarms going off in the House building.
She also used the powerful storm to bring attention to climate change, the cause she’s focused on the most during her freshman year in congress.
"The climate crisis is real y’all ... guess we’re at casual tornadoes in growing regions of the country," she wrote in her Instagram story.
Had it been a power blackout or a mugging she would have handled it with equanimity. But they don’t have tornadoes or earthquakes in New Yawk, so the poor dear got overexcited. It won’t be long before she is as sophisticated about such things as those with more worldly experience than this sheltered young miss.
Out here we just shoot at the tornado until it goes away.
And if it gets too close, we throw liquor bottles at it.
Did you know that if you take a empty 12 pack of cans, run some fishing string through them, and hang it from the mail box....when its blowing sideways, there is a tornado in the area? Y'all from the cities don't laugh, because sometimes they hide behind trees.
It didn't use to be this way. Used to be a tornado would land, walk a bit, and take off. Since climate change, tornadoes have become very aggressive, and like graboids, tend to charge portable structures like mobile homes. What we do is get together with our neighbors and we each place a mobile home in the same area to steer a tornado away from the crops. Obviously in a food desert like Jefferson City, there is not enough room to do this trick, mostly because of gentrification and colonialism; there is absolutely zero evidence of any tornadoes during the Cahokian culture until Christianity was introduced.
Now if for some reason you find yourself trying to get through Kansas as fast as you can, but run into a storm or take the 'wrong exit' and end up i a saloon, y'all want to try to blend in cause we can smell soap from across the street. Don't order a tornado shot; sambuca is something we only say round here when we bang against the trailer hitch. Order a turkey 101 with a hot sauce backer, curz lite chaser. Say it like that or you are a dead givaway for a loafer wearin' yawrker.
[FoxNews] A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration's plan to spend billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with Defense Department funds.
U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam's ruling applies to wall construction in specific areas in El Paso, Texas and Yuma, Arizona. Trump declared a national emergency in February to redirect funding from the Department of Defense to begin construction of his long-promised border wall.
"In short, the position that when Congress declines the Executive's request to appropriate funds, the Executive nonetheless may simply find a way to spend those funds "without Congress" Billions in cash to fund Iran's nuke program?
does not square with fundamental separation of powers principles dating back to the earliest days of our Republic," wrote Gilliam, who was appointed to the bench by former President Barack Bin Obama.
I would think the Executive is free to redirect funds WITHIN the Defense Department - building a border wall (even without an 'emergency') would seem as valid a Defense use as building an aircraft carrier or paying soldiers, and I don't think it is smart for Congress to micromanage distribution of those internal funds.
No more life appointments and term limit for the Judiciary would go a long way to alter behaviors. If you want to assume powers not Constitutionally granted then be treated like the politician you act like.
What would be cool is if they'd fight each other. On video, like those bum fight vids from a few years back. Yeah, I can see it - 2 old geezers in black robes throwing punches by the dumpster back behind the courthouse.
I like to collect obscure words: the sort of fight you speak of, when it's between two clerics, is called hieromachy. I'd imagine there is or could be a similar word for battlin' judges.
Posted by: M. Murcek ||
05/25/2019 12:23 Comments ||
How the hell does a district judge in California stop walls being built in Texas, well outside is area? Some Oakland judge doesn't know Jack squat about the border situation Texas is facing, and should not be able to override the president nationally.
This shit needs to stop! There in ONE court with national reach, the supreme court. These others need to be slapped down hard and limited to their jurisdictir.
[Hot Air] Transparency is un-American? Donald Trump’s executive order granting William Barr the authority to declassify evidence and documents related to the origins of Operation Crossfire Hurricane might present opportunities for reasonable criticism. A lack of patriotism would not be among those issues, and yet that’s where House Intelligence chair Adam Schiff immediately went:
Posted by: Frank G ||
05/25/2019 12:51 Comments ||
I am confident that this will lead back to the White House and the circle immediately surrounding Champ and ValJar. Does anyone honestly think it ends well if it points directly at the first black president and the cranial parasite that directs most of his complex behaviors amidst the fawning and self-adoration. Think about the LA riots writ nationwide in every major city.
[BREITBART] Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), chairman of the House Intelligences Committee, is lashing out at 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... for directing Attorney General William Barr to declassify documents regarding the origins of the Obama Administration’s Russia investigation, claiming the order was "un-American."
"While Trump stonewalls the public from learning the truth about his obstruction of justice, Trump and Barr conspire to weaponize law enforcement and classified information against their political enemies," Schiff wrote on Twitter Thursday evening.
"The coverup has entered a new and dangerous phase. This is un-American," he added.
Being a top coup leader, Schiff knows all about unAmerican.
Rep. Mark Meadows on The Hannity Show: “There is information coming that will curl your hair. I can tell you that the reason why it is so visceral, the response from the Democrats is so visceral right now, is because they know, they've seen documents. Adam Schiff has seen documents that he knows will actually put the finger pointing back at him and his Democrat colleagues, not the president of the United States.”
Oh dear. That doesn’t sound good for his presidential aspirations.
[BREITBART] Former Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden The former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body... was reportedly one of the few B.O. regime officials who participated in secretive meetings during the early stages of the Obama-era intelligence community’s initial operations regarding suspected Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.
That tidbit was contained deep inside a 7,700-plus word Washington Post article published June 23, 2017 in which the newspaper also detailed the highly compartmentalized nature of the original Russia interference investigation and the manner in which other U.S. intelligence agencies were deliberately kept in the dark. Part of the efforts eventually involved unsubstantiated and ultimately discredited charges made by the Remington Christopher Steele dossier that Trump campaign officials were colluding with Russia.
Biden’s largely unreported role in the initial B.O. regime meetings on the matter of Russian interference could spark further questions now that Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia collusion claims.
Only last week, Barr commented that the intelligence community’s early handling of the Russia investigation may itself raise questions. He noted that it was first handled at a "very senior level" and then by a "small group."
In an interview on Fox News, Barr stated:
The thing that’s interesting about this is that this was handled at a very senior level of these departments. It wasn’t handled in the ordinary way that investigations or counterintelligence activities are conducted. It was sort of an ad hoc, small group ‐ and most of these people are no longer with the FBI or the CIA or the other agencies involved. I think there’s a misconception out there that we know a lot about what happened. The fact of the matter is, Bob Mueller did not look at the government’s activities.
[DAILYCALLER] A federal judge expressed deep skepticism over a lawsuit by House Democrats that seeks to cut funding for 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 border wall.
U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden questioned, during a three-hour court hearing Thursday, the legitimacy of a lawsuit that challenges the White House’s funding of border wall construction without explicit permission from Congress, The Wall Street Journal reported.
McFadden said the question of whether the House has legal standing in this case "is a significant issue." Has the House "used all the tools at its disposal before rushing to court?" he said.
"There are other tools in your arsenal here, right?" McFadden asked.
The federal judge, a Trump appointee of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said the judiciary should exercise prudence about wading into a fight between the two other branches of government.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.