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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Cher Wishes Trump ‘Was Locked In a Hot Cage with Dirty Water’
[BREITBART] Left-wing pop singer Cher is once again on the attack against President Donald Trump
...Oh, noze!...
over immigration policy as she reacts to the newest reports of ICE detentions.

Cher jumped to her Twitter account to bemoan the renewed reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is holding children of illegal aliens who tried to sneak across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cher was apparently so incensed that she said she wished the president was "Locked In Hot Cage, With Dirty Water."

Cher went on with a series of unsupported accusations:

"Our President At Work.
Saw Video Of Baby In
Custody. Theres Breakout of Chickenpox, Measles, Children Live outdoors in Texas heat,
Bad food, Dirty Water, unsanitary Conditions, Physical, Emotional,
Sexual Abuse.
Trumps a psychotic Ass.
Wish He Was Locked In Hot Cage, With Dirty Water."
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6590 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Even from third world terrorists, that's not a particularly clever wish. Maybe she should watch Batman and see how Bane was treated. Or something. No imagination points. No mind, no imagination. Cherorroism - all hyperbolic attacks with no brain engaged.
Posted by: Beau || 06/16/2019 3:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Cher sharing, her glass softly rattling,
Though nobody cares what she's battling...
But surely some Bono
Is missing his Ono,
And somewhere some cannon needs straddling?
Posted by: Neville Thitch7274 || 06/16/2019 4:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Good thing they come in threes because one would be a loose fit.
Posted by: gorb || 06/16/2019 5:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Who?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 06/16/2019 9:17 Comments || Top||

#5  I thought this was about Flint, Michigan water, but wait, that was Dims fault so never mind.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/16/2019 11:53 Comments || Top||

#6  I wish Cher was with Sonny.
Posted by: Bobby || 06/16/2019 11:55 Comments || Top||

#7  #4 Richard Aubrey, thank you for exactly the right comment!

All Cher wants is attention, which at her age and competing against much younger starlets is increasingly hard to come by. Ignoring her is the right response.
Posted by: Tom || 06/16/2019 14:16 Comments || Top||

#8  She must be watching the MSM; that stuff will make you a little crazy.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:44 Comments || Top||

#9  Who?

A singer of some note but wouldn't cross the street to see her perform today, let alone drive to Las Vegas.

Used to be very pretty.

Never was very smart.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 15:48 Comments || Top||

#10  Who?

A singer of some note but wouldn't cross the street to see her perform today, let alone drive to Las Vegas.

Used to be very pretty.

Never was very smart.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 15:48 Comments || Top||

#11  Dang. Accidentally double clicked the Submit button.

Used to have better control than that.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 15:50 Comments || Top||

#12  Nobody should be in a tiger cage.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/16/2019 19:10 Comments || Top||

#13  Used to have better control than that.

Stray gamma rays. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2019 19:41 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after Pro-Life voting record draws outrage
[Fox] Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues.

Hurd, a former undercover CIA officer and an advocate for cybersecurity on Capitol Hill, was invited to speak at Black Hat, one of biggest cyber security conferences in the country, being held in Las Vegas in August. But Tech Crunch security editor Zach Whittaker highlighted on Thursday what he described was Hurd's "terrible voting record on women's rights." It includes voting against funding for Planned Parenthood, programs supporting women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields, and his support on restricting late-term abortions.
But Hillary "wipe it? like with a cloth?" is still speaking
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2019 06:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6509 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Obviously, if he'd been a pedophile, he'd have been welcomed with open arms.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/16/2019 7:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Political purity first. Experience, competence and ability - not so much.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/16/2019 8:14 Comments || Top||

#3  A lot of hackers are anti-SJW (and anti-nanny in general) and pissing them off before a hacking convention seems like a really, really dumb move.
Posted by: DarthVader || 06/16/2019 8:45 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, then I'm crossing that event off my calendar.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/16/2019 12:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Maybe they can bring in Bernie Sanders as a substitute speaker and he can deliver a lecture on surrendering all the private keys to your bitcoin to the state.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/16/2019 12:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Be a shame if all their servers went haywire in the middle of the conference.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 15:53 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
POTUS - NYT article claiming 'US targeting Russian Power Grid' is fake news, total bullshi*
[Breitbart] President Donald Trump on Saturday denied a New York Times report claiming the U.S. is ramping up cyber attacks against Russia, calling the decision to run the article a "virtual act of treason."

According to the Times, the U.S. is increasingly targeting Russia’s electric power grid and has even gone as far as to install debilitating code inside it. The operation is the first of its kind, according to the newspaper, which also claimed two administration officials said President Donald Trump is believed not to have been briefed on the mission.

Reacting to the report in a pair of tweets, President Trump wrote: "Do you believe that the Failing New York Times just did a story stating that the United States is substantially increasing Cyber Attacks on Russia. This is a virtual act of Treason by a once great paper so desperate for a story, any story, even if bad for our Country."

The president went on to deny the report’s veracity, stating it was "NOT TRUE!"

"Anything goes with our Corrupt News Media today. They will do, or say, whatever it takes, with not even the slightest thought of consequence! These are true cowards and without doubt, THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!" he concluded.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2019 04:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6529 views] Top|| File under:

#1  To a large segment of the population Trump’s denial is virtually proof the claim is true. (I have no doubt such plans are in the game stage in the Pentagon.)
Posted by: Glenmore || 06/16/2019 12:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Glenmore, you are most likely right. Why wouldn't we develop that capability. There seems to be evidence that Russia is targeting our grid and the Saudis oil industry. Russia's targeting of the U.S. grid. See Xenotime malware article yesterday.

If could be that it is as POTUS said. It could also be the industry crying wolf to direct more money their way to update and harden the grid.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 15:06 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Durham has questions for Brennan, NSA’s Mike Rogers has the answers
[COMMDIGINEWS] US Attorney John Durham is looking at the Intelligence Community Assessment from October 2016. And Durham is asking CIA officials some pointed questions. About how it came to its discredited, partisan conclusions? Who was involved? How did they manipulate the process? Who is part of the origins of the Russia hoax conspiracy? Does Mike Rogers have the answers?

You remember John Brennan
...director of the CIA under the Obama administration. One of the deeper dwelling denizens of the Deep State, possibly even the guy who lit the match that launched the Russiagate coup attempt...
’s Intelligence Community Assessment. This is the document where 17 US intelligence agencies all "unanimously" concluded that Vladimir Putin
...President-for-Life of Russia. He gets along well with other presidents for life. He is credited with bringing political stability and re-establishing something like the rule of law, which occasionally results in somebody dropping dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substance. Under Putin, a new group of business magnates controlling significant swathes of Russia's economy has emerged, all of whom have close personal ties to him. The old bunch, without close personal ties to Putin, are in jail or in exile or dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substances...
personally authorized FSB operations designed to favor Donald Trump
...The tack in the backside of the Democratic Party...
and harm Perennial Presidential Campaigner Hillary Crooked Hillary Clinton
... former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
in the 2016 election.

The implication was, of course, that Trump was possibly a Russian agent.

Except it wasn’t 17 agencies as only four were involved in making the actual assessment. The CIA, DNI, DOJ, and NSA. Only three people were part of formulating the document. John Brennan, James Clapper, and the infamous Peter Strzok.

Strzok keeps popping up at every phase of the Russia hoax. The Mifsud, Downer, Halper frame job of George Papadopoulos. Launching the counterintelligence investigation against Donald Trump.

Strzok was reportedly JamesThe spine of the FBI is the rule of law Comey
The disgraced, except in his own mind, former head of the FBI...
’s ongoing liaison with John Brennan. He apparently is the principal author of the Intelligence Community Assessment, with input from Brennan and Clapper. How convenient.

The report was never circulated to the other 13 intelligence agencies for comment. Most significantly the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and the State Department intelligence services were all excluded from the review process.

The DIA has enormous expertise in Russia and cyber warfare. Presumably the focus of the Intelligence Community Assessment. Brennan and Strzok clearly didn’t want anyone messing with his special partisan garden party. Or contradicting their strident and deliberately defamatory conclusions.

But there were enormous flies in the ointment that were overlooked when the "unanimous" estimate was leaked to the press in October of 2016. It wasn’t "unanimous" at all.

Brennan, Clapper, Comey, and Strzok, on behalf of the CIA, DNI and DOJ, had "high confidence" in the extremely volatile and partisan conclusions. But Admiral Mike Rogers at the NSA had only "moderate confidence" in the conclusions. He had good reason to doubt the Intelligence Community Assessment.

Mike Rogers knew that Brennan, Clapper, and Comey had been illegally accessing NSA programs to spy on American citizens on behalf of the Obama White House since 2012.

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6543 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Mike Rogers knew that Brennan, Clapper, and Comey had been illegally accessing NSA programs to spy on American citizens on behalf of the Obama White House since 2012.

Precisely why no one in Congress is calling for Admiral Rogers to testify about anything.

In other July 2014 news that is no longer widely discussed: CIA admits spying on Senators Feistein, Udall, staffers.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2019 5:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Spying on Feinstein? Surely that's how her driver was revealed.
Posted by: gorb || 06/16/2019 6:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Messrs. Imram and Abid Awan to the white courtesy phone please, Imram and Abid Awan.

Link to yet another story involving Dems, which is no longer discussed.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2019 6:34 Comments || Top||

#4  I was struck by the comment about Admiral Rogers being invisible in all the last years of brouhaha over Russia and the dossier. Powerful proof that the public noises of the Democrats are about avoiding the truth, not seeking it. A genuine hero and true public servant.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/16/2019 13:16 Comments || Top||

#5  I love that allahu akhbar Brennan photo with his upside down smile.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 06/16/2019 13:25 Comments || Top||

#6  CIA Director John Brennan voted for the Communist Party candidate in the 1976 presidential election. Brennan told a congressional panel last week that he “froze” while taking a CIA polygraph test four years later when the questioner asked him if he had ever worked with or for a group that was “dedicated to overthrowing the U.S.,” CNN reported.

Before CNN was the Communist News Network and still resembled a news organization. Brennan was more likely to be the one who was turned by Putin. Hmmmn, A Communist-Muslim as head of the CIA--a scary thought.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:33 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
O’Rourke: President O’Rourke Will Take Executive Action to End New Oil and Gas Leases on Federal Lands
[BREITBART] Former Democrat Congressman and presidential hopeful Robert "Beto" O’Rourke;
...Kennedyeque businessman, musician, skateboard artiste, and politician who represented Texas' 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019. Beto is a Latino nickname for people whose names end in "erto," like "Roberto" or "Alberto." He is seeking the Dem nomination for President in 2020 because he has nice hair and lots of teeth. He was born into a local political family in El Paso, Texas and is a graduate of Woodberry Forrest School and Columbia University. In 2005, he was elected to the El Paso City Council. He was elected to Congress in 2012 after defeating eight-term incumbent Silvestre Reyes in the Democratic primary. He declined to seek re-election in 2018, running for the Senate against Republican Ted Cruz, running a competitive campaign that drew national attention because of his skateboarding skills. A few months after he lost, he announced his campaign for President...
will fight climate change through executive action "when" he is elected by ending new leases for oil and gas production on federal lands.

O’Rourke made the remarks in an interview on Thursday with taxpayer-funded National Public Radio, which pushed the candidate on climate change policy and left out most of what he said about it in the published transcript on NPR’s website, only citing his comment that we need to "free ourselves from fossil fuel" and make the same kind of investments that took man to the moon.

Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep asked O’Rourke if he would ask Americans to make sacrifices.

Inskeep said:

When you talk to scientists about what would be necessary to get to zero carbon emissions, they often talk about people having to change their daily behaviors ‐ drive an electric car; that’s not such a bad change. Live in a smaller house. People might feel uncomfortable with that. Have fewer children. Eat less meat. Are you not going to demand any kind of sacrifice from anyone in order to get to zero carbon emissions?

"Yeah, we’re going to have to make an investment as a country," O’Rourke said. "It is not going to necessarily be easy."

"Here is the opportunity to meet a true existential threat of this moment, and I’m confident that it’s going to bring out the absolute best in us," O’Rourke said. "It’s nothing to be afraid of ‐ something to meet head on and to overcome and to do it together."
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6492 views] Top|| File under:

#1  President O'Rourke will happen as soon as I beat these climbs up Alpe D'Huez.
Posted by: Raj || 06/16/2019 0:49 Comments || Top||

#2  The Micksican
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2019 9:30 Comments || Top||

#3  Get rid of cruise ships. The pollute worse than anything else.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/16/2019 12:46 Comments || Top||

#4  He spent Jeb!-range money trying, and failing, to unseat Ted Cruz. I suspect "donor fatigue" has set in. Even the MFM has noticed that he's a no-trick pony, and (mostly) moved on. Someone should take a clip from Titanic and add Beto skateboarding around the deck as it slips beneath the waves.
Posted by: PBMcL || 06/16/2019 12:46 Comments || Top||

#5  So basically he'll destroy the oil and gas industry everywhere it relies on drilling on federal property.

Which is basically everywhere except Texas.

All socialism-lite/environmentalism is eventually old style middle-ages merchantilism and rent-seeking in disguise.

Pay your taxes straight to Elon Musk and pretend it's Private Enterprise and you're just a failure at capitalism.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 06/16/2019 13:11 Comments || Top||

#6  End New Oil and Gas Leases

Now, There's a winning message (sarc). He has a penchant for finding winning messages and slogans.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:49 Comments || Top||

Black Leaders Respond to Gillibrand: Abortion Is ‘Racist,’ Not Pro-Life Judges
[BREITBART] Black leaders responded to the statement by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
...Machine non-entity selected to become the successor to Hillary Clinton as Senatrix-for-Life from Noo Yawk. She is running for the Dem presidential nomination in 2020. She has no observable principles, will apparently say anything to anyone, and seemingly lacks any personality of her own....
that judges who would not uphold Roe v. Wade are akin to being "racist" by reminding the 2020 Democrat hopeful it is her party that has embraced abortion, which has ended the lives of more black babies than those of any other race.

Evangelist Alveda King, director of Civil Rights for The Unborn for Priests for Life, said she is "up in arms" after hearing Gillibrand’s comments during an interview with the Des Moines Register, in which the senator from New York compared pro-life beliefs to racism.

"Abortion is racist," King said on a Priests for Life podcast. "It takes the lives of the most vulnerable part of the human population ‐ that is an innocent human being in the womb, with no representation legally."

In a press statement, King called on Gillibrand to "apologize" for comparing pro-life individuals to "racists."
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6607 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Never stop reminding the Left that the USA is missing 2 million black people because of abortions.

And Planned Parenthood disproportionately locates its clinics in black neighborhoods. In order to keep down the population of undesirables. Just like the founder of PP started the organization to do.

They're vulnerable on this point, it needs to be trumpeted from the skies.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 06/16/2019 3:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Personally I think of how many more prisons we would have had to build if those 2 million hadn’t been aborted.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/16/2019 6:51 Comments || Top||

#3  Agree with Herb. When I worked at public hospitals, TAB's were a big program and the clients were uniformly poor, black or to a lesser degree Hispanic... oh, and the occasional middle class white hippy chick who was too stoned to match birth control pills to the calendar. One interesting phenomenon was repeat customers who used abortion as their primary form of birth control.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/16/2019 8:19 Comments || Top||

#4  2 million? That must be near Holocaust levels.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:47 Comments || Top||

#5  the USA is missing 2 million black people because of abortions.

Err... maybe we ought to look at things differently. Why not make up a Black Women Can Choose kinda thing and have a dem appointed judge allow 'em that ? No, seriously. Without abortions ... would we really want that ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2019 15:47 Comments || Top||

#6  Democrats favor abortion and open borders. There is a connection. Abortion obviously results in fewer black people. It's connection to open borders is the way hard narcotics that are smuggled across the border flood black communities and also result in fewer black people. So yeah, Democrats are genocidal racists.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 16:13 Comments || Top||

#7  about 900k abortions per year kately which is down from 1.1M about 10 years ago

black women about at about 3 times the rate of white women

Posted by: lord garth || 06/16/2019 17:33 Comments || Top||

#8  Hey, Herb! Nice to see you feeling agreeable and happy.

From Wikipedia:

Alveda Celeste King (born January 22, 1951) is an American activist, author, and former state representative for the 28th District in the Georgia House of Representatives.

She is a niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and daughter of civil rights activist the Rev. A. D. King and his wife, Naomi Barber King. She is a Fox News Channel contributor. She once served as a senior fellow at the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, a conservative Washington, D.C., think tank. She is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and the founder of Alveda King Ministries.

They are longstanding foes, she and that lot.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/16/2019 18:49 Comments || Top||

#9  Abortion may have been encouraged by racists for racist reasons, but it is not a racist act. It is something that has touched all the races of the United States and all of the Western world and beyond, one of the firmest ways to see our moral decay as we turn our backs on the unborn. Everyone who doesn't hate life (that is, leftists) loses with abortion commonly available.
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 06/16/2019 22:20 Comments || Top||

Spartacus: I Can’t ‘Stand Idly By’ as Trump ‘Wants to Step Towards Authoritarianism’
[BREITBART] On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s "AM Joy," 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Spartacus Booker
U.S. Senator-for-Life from Noo Joisey, formerly the mayor of Newark. Booker is a candidate for president in 2020, running on a platform of Make America Newark. He once wrote an essay on how to grope babes. He is noted for having an imaginary friend named T-Bone...
(D-NJ) expressed support for beginning an impeachment inquiry against President Trump and stated that he can’t "stand idly by as the president trashes that Constitution and wants to step towards authoritarianism."
Ferociously heterosexual Cory Booker
Booker said, "I can’t sit here, having sworn an oath, as a United States senator, to uphold the Constitution, to stand idly by as the president trashes that Constitution and wants to step towards authoritarianism. So, I know the politics may be very difficult, the politics might not be right for the Democratic Party right now. But in the long arc of history, I swore this oath, I got involved to do what is right, and the right thing is to do is when someone wants to violate our Constitution and not subject themselves to the checks and balances, that we must hold them accountable."
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6575 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I wish I could read minds and make statements without providing any evidence except my own Opinion about how other people walk. Sound so "authoritarian". Reading minds. Pushing Opinion as evidence. And clearly Trump walks "funny", he must be another Idi Amine or his steps have to be Cha-cha. or ideological at least against the Constitution, Trump has no "right" to even have feet ,as everyone knows. As anyone who reads Minds Trump knows Trump only wears shoes to hide is cloven hooves.

I am going to really enjoy Election Morning. This Clown can dive head first into the Toilet. He is going to waste a lot of ,money blowing a Tuba inserted in his nether regions and no one will remember him.
Posted by: Sholuck Barnsmell2714 || 06/16/2019 8:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Sholuck: "Fleischer to the max... no, to eleven!"
Posted by: Betty Gleper6852 || 06/16/2019 9:15 Comments || Top||

#3  I'll take "Outspoken Dimwits" for $100, Alex.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/16/2019 11:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Give the poor guy a break. RCP has him at 2.4% in the polls. So he is truly desperate.
Posted by: Tom || 06/16/2019 14:20 Comments || Top||

#5  The fool has "idle bystander" practically written on him by God.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2019 15:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Apparently he's only OK when socialists like him act like authoritarians.
Posted by: gorb || 06/16/2019 20:17 Comments || Top||

Court tosses lawsuit from homely woman who claimed Trump ‘forcibly kissed’ her
[NYPOST] A lawsuit filed against President Trump by a former campaign staffer who claimed that he "forcibly kissed" her in 2016 has been thrown out of a Florida federal court.

Alva Johnson, 43, an outreach director for Trump in Alabama and Florida, said that the then-candidate went for a lip-lock outside one of his rallies in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 24, 2016.

"I immediately felt violated because I wasn’t expecting it or wanting it," she told the Washington Post in February, when she filed suit. "I can still see his lips coming straight for my face."

Johnson said she turned her head to avoid the smooch, which landed on her cheek, instead.

But witnesses including then-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said the incident never happened.

Johnson, who is African American, also made allegations of pay discrimination in her filing.
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6524 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The same fugly gal who accused O'Reilly of calling her hot chocolate maybe?
Posted by: gorb || 06/16/2019 5:59 Comments || Top||

#2  The judge had to reconvene thrice due to laughing fits.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2019 15:59 Comments || Top||

Klobuchar says she supports Trump impeachment proceedings 'beginning now'
[KSTP] Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar
Senatrix from Minnesota, candidate for the Dem presidential 2020 nomination. You can tell the kind of husband a boy will make by the way he treats his mother. You can tell the kind of leader a politician will make by the way he treats his staff. Klobuchar is reportedly overbearing, snide, and dictatorial with her people. She see this as merely getting the best from them. Her name spelled backward in the Russian alphabet would be "Rachubolk," which sounds pretty daggone suspicious...
says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
"beginning now."

The Minnesota senator's comment to CNN Friday followed Trump's statement this week that he'd take information from a foreign power that offered dirt on an opponent.
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#1  AOC defined the 'inflamed face', it might even be trademarked by now. She needs to get an original face. 'Screaming banshee' has already been used in Ulysses
Posted by: Beau || 06/16/2019 3:54 Comments || Top||

#2  IIRC there is an election in 17 months. Why would you Dems need to impeach him?
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/16/2019 6:56 Comments || Top||

#3  She's the face of the voters who elected her. Glad I don't have to look at all of them at once. Oh, and I don't trade with them either.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/16/2019 7:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Minnesota has given us Ellison, Franken, Omar, and this bitch. I'm thinking they might not really be that "nice"
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2019 8:20 Comments || Top||

#5  Hey. MM, don't bad-mouth my senator. That's my job, the friggin' harpy.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/16/2019 8:22 Comments || Top||

#6  She and Corey Booger got the same pose as Mussolini.

Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 10:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Amy who?
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:35 Comments || Top||

#8  IIRC there is an election in 17 months. Why would you Dems need to impeach him?

Exactly. They're afraid if they can't impeach him he'll win re-election.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/16/2019 16:22 Comments || Top||

#9  You really have to understand the Moscow on the Mississippi Pravda twin cities media.
Their refusal to report on any of the scandalous by klobuchar, Ellison, Omar what are the obvious telling. without our fraudulent media in Minnesota there is no way in hell any of these leftist, Sharia Muslims would ever have been elected.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/16/2019 18:12 Comments || Top||

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers
[MSN] As a college student, Kámala Harris
Former Oakland mayor Willie Brown's former mistress, now a senatrix from California and 2020 Dem presidential hopeful, indistinguishable from the others...
worked at McDonald's.

On Friday afternoon, she visited a Las Vegas location of her former workplace to push for a $15 minimum wage ‐ all while campaigning for a new job: President of the United States.

"I did the french fries and I did the ice cream,"
and I did the manager
said the Democratic senator from Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,, surrounded by workers of the fast-food franchise as they rallied around the country demanding higher pay and the right to a union. "There was not a family relying on me to pay the rent, put food on table, and keep the bills paid by the end of the month ‐ but the reality of McDonald's is that a majority of the folks who are working there today are relying on that income to sustain a household and a family."

Harris is among the majority of Democratic presidential candidates who support raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from $7.25.

"If we want to talk about these golden arches being a symbol of the best of America, well, the arches are falling short," Harris said. "We have got to recognize that working people deserved livable wages."

McDonald’s Corp. has said it recognizes workers’ rights to join labor unions. The company also says it doesn’t control wages in their franchise restaurants but that the average starting wage at corporate-owned restaurants exceeds $10 an hour.
Posted by: Fred || 06/16/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6564 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hobnobbing with the deplorables? WTF the democrats don't represent them!
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 06/16/2019 4:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Since Kamala couldn't hold a job at McD's she was left with two choices to make money. She apparently chose the low road.
Posted by: gorb || 06/16/2019 6:03 Comments || Top||

#3  ..oh, come on now. NY is trying to legalize it. CA should follow to show it cares about real equality, not something reserved for members of the Inner Party.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2019 8:38 Comments || Top||

#4  The golden arch... Wha ?! A politician can't do without rhetoric but 'golden arches... symbol of best of America' ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/16/2019 9:59 Comments || Top||

#5  She is polling 3rd in her own state of California.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/16/2019 10:14 Comments || Top||

#6  Actually 4th
Posted by: Frank G || 06/16/2019 10:58 Comments || Top||

#7  You are right. Hopefully the poll is an accurate representation of the electorate.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 06/16/2019 11:41 Comments || Top||

#8  Kamala, the workers need j*bs, not bl*wj*bs.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/16/2019 11:50 Comments || Top||

#9  Willie’s girlfriend can’t use her record to carry her and lord knows there are plenty of political tramps of both genders already in the field so that’s not a feature for the feminist wing. She just losing momentum and it’s showing in her public positions.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 06/16/2019 13:23 Comments || Top||

#10  RCP has her at 6.6%, so she's at least in better shape than Booker.

But she is still in single digits, and the media have moved on to more fashionable candidates. Sorry, Kamala, you are yesterday's stale bread to them now.
Posted by: Tom || 06/16/2019 14:23 Comments || Top||

#11  Kamala Harris, "Rebel Without a Cause."
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 14:35 Comments || Top||

#12  Most McDonalds are franchises owned by small corporations or individuals. Raising the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour would soon put them out of business creating a minimum wage for the former employees at $0.00
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 06/16/2019 15:00 Comments || Top||

#13  Heck, in California, especially around LA and SF, you can't live on $15/hr. You might get by on $50-75/hr, but even then it would be touch and go.

Of course, a Big Mac would probably cost about $25, and a Quarter Pounder about $30... but still
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 06/16/2019 20:57 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Black Community Leaders Points to NFL Millionaires to Prove Slavery Reparations Idea is 'Fools Gold'
[Daily Caller] Woodson Center founder and president Bob Woodson criticized the concept of slavery reparations, calling it "fools gold" that will do nothing to help the black community in the long run.
Hear, hear!
During a Friday night appearance on Fox News’ "Tucker Carlson Tonight," Woodson bolstered his point by bringing up an uncomfortable fact about once-rich NFL players, that the vast majority are broke within three years after ending their football careers.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson began the segment by pointing to several Democratic presidential candidates this Spring falling over themselves to pander to Al Sharpton at his National Action Network (NAN) conference.
If they don’t bring home the bacon, why would anyone pay any attention?
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/16/2019 05:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6605 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm all for reparations, but conditionally:
1. The checks are to be distributed only in ancestral homelands; and
2. Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is a binding part of the endorsement.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 06/16/2019 10:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Any statement from the Irish community on getting in on any of this proposed reparations loot?
Posted by: DooDahMan || 06/16/2019 13:10 Comments || Top||

#3  Blazing Saddles: "...but No Irish."

Posted by: Sgt.D.T. || 06/16/2019 14:24 Comments || Top||

#4  There seem to be many fool's chasing that gold.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/16/2019 15:09 Comments || Top||

#5  ...the usual Free Stuff brigade that follows the Socialist "Let's rob those with the stuff" program.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/16/2019 17:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Funny how this tends to come up around election time as politicians have one more freebie to dangle in front of voters.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/16/2019 21:03 Comments || Top||

#7  http://www.cc.com/video-clips/vih2zg/chappelle-s-show-reparations-2003-follow-up
Posted by: rjschwarz || 06/16/2019 21:05 Comments || Top||

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