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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Here’s What the Feds Found in Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan Mansion
[THEDAILYBEAST] Federal authorities revealed Monday that a raid on Jeffrey 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 has so far made 17 out-of-court settlements with former members of his stable, and some cases are 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 But really, they were probably just discussing finance or politix or something. While getting massaged.....
’s Manhattan mansion turned up hundreds of nude photos of girls and young women; notes and messages that allegedly back up new sex-trafficking charges against him; and a massage table with sex toys.

The details were disclosed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan as it laid out its reasons for asking the court to hold the billionaire financier without bail until trial.

It said Epstein’s vast wealth and international holdings make him an "extreme flight risk"‐and noted that he is in serious jeopardy of spending the rest of his life behind bars because of the evidence against him.

To that end, prosecutors outlined some of the material it has gathered to corroborate allegations that Epstein paid underage girls for sex acts and then turned some of them into recruiters to bring him more victims.

A raid on his Upper East Side residence, which is said to be worth $77 million, yielded "an extraordinary volume of photographs of nude and partially-nude young women or girls," a court filing states.

It said Epstein, a registered sex offender had "hundreds‐and perhaps thousands‐of sexually suggestive photographs of fully- or partially-nude females," and some of them appear to be of underage girls.

Some were in a locked safe that contained CDs labeled "Misc nudes 1," and "Girl pics nude," or even individual names, prosecutors said.

Photos of nude girls were also found during a 2005 raid on Epstein’s Palm Beach, Florida, mansion‐but he never went to trial then. Instead, federal prosecutors in Miami allowed him to plead guilty to a state prostitution charge‐a deal that is now under investigation.

The evidence, however, is not limited to the photos.

One of the rooms in the mansion matches descriptions provided by victims, prosecutors said in court‐complete with a massage table, sex toys, and lubricant.

"Even the room where abuses occurred is set up the way it was," Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex Rossmiller said.

The prosecution’s memo said corroborating evidence "also includes documents and other materials, such as contemporaneous notes, messages recovered from the defendant’s residence that include names and contact information for certain victims, and call records that confirm the defendant and his agents were repeatedly in contact with various victims during the charged period."
Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under:

#1  maybe some receipts and thank you notes from the Clinton Global Initiative
Posted by: lord garth || 07/10/2019 7:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Unless the photos are of underaged kids, they found nothing.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/10/2019 10:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Show us the flight logs and their passenger lists. Supposedly those are filed with the FAA.
Posted by: Lex || 07/10/2019 11:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Epstein is a threat to the DS because of what and who he knows and the threat he presents to them. I read this a.m. Epstein (thru his lawyer) offered to exchange names, dates and info in exchange for 5 yrs. in the slammer. This could just be internet chatter though.

I'm thinking the Feds better sequester and protect Epstein from Arkanside if they want to find out anything.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/10/2019 11:23 Comments || Top||

#5  What's the over-under on Epstein being found titzup, Q-sign, in the bathtub of one of his mansions in coming weeks?
Posted by: Lex || 07/10/2019 11:29 Comments || Top||

#6  In the months before he ran for president, Donald Trump was in conversation with National Enquirer owner David Pecker about his old acquaintance, Jeffrey Epstein, and how his sexual abuse scandal might affect the Clintons. “Trump said that Pecker had told him that the pictures of Clinton that Epstein had from his island were worse,” recalls a former Trump Organization employee.

Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, who would later go to prison in part for his role in these hush money schemes, was in the room when Pecker sat down. Pecker, he later told me, used to send him articles and issues before they were published so that he and Trump could read them. After the meeting Trump called in Sam Nunberg, then a Trump Organization employee, who saw Pecker leaving Trump’s office. “Michael was sitting in there when I came in, and the issue of the National Enquirer with the pictures of Prince Andrew was on his desk,” Nunberg recalled. “He said not to tell anyone, but that Pecker had just been there and had brought the issue with him. Trump said that Pecker had told him that the pictures of Clinton that Epstein had from his island were worse.” (Cohen, speaking by phone from the Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville, corroborated Nunberg’s version of the events, though he declined to add any additional information about the meeting.)
Posted by: Enver Big Foot2115 || 07/10/2019 15:26 Comments || Top||


-Obits-
Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89
[NYPOST]
Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [273 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He was right about deficits & debt, NAFTA and special interest corruption in DC.

Damn fine American.
Posted by: Airandee || 07/10/2019 5:48 Comments || Top||

#2  "I don't have any experience in running up a $4 trillion debt. I don't have any experience in gridlock government, where nobody takes responsibility for anything and everybody blames everybody else."
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/10/2019 7:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Ross was a Capitalist who grabbed Freedom by both horns and made himself a billionaire.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 07/10/2019 8:36 Comments || Top||

#4  His ego run gave the world the Clintons. Roast in hell, Ross.
Posted by: Regular joe || 07/10/2019 9:00 Comments || Top||

#5  clinton just like obama was picked too win, not Ross' fault
Posted by: chris || 07/10/2019 9:54 Comments || Top||

#6  #4 hear, hear
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/10/2019 11:01 Comments || Top||

#7  And here I thought it was Bush (No New Taxes) I that took Perot's chances away from winning the White House.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/10/2019 12:09 Comments || Top||

#8  I recall that Ross Perot gave a speech (several actually) where he mentioned "never quit, never ever quit" and made that one of the central feature of his presidential campaign. He then quit!

I lost interest in him after that.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/10/2019 14:35 Comments || Top||

#9  Did some work for him back in '82. Interesting man.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/10/2019 15:20 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
‘New York Times’ Wants Ban on ‘Sexist’ Air Conditioning
No. It clearly hasn’t occurred to the clever lads and lasses at the New York Times that air conditioning is what keeps all those old folks and kiddies from dying of the heat like they used to in the old days before air conditioning was invented.
[BREITBART] Air conditioning is a sexist and unnecessary luxury that’s killing the planet, according to the New York Times

...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...

This is what a Luddite looks like. This is what a backwards, anti-science, anti-progress, spoiled, imperialist, bullying bigot of a Luddite looks like. This, right here.
Lead by example. Turn off the A/C in the NYT building
You know, we always laugh at this whackery; we always dismiss it and write it off to left-wing lunacy that no sane country will ever allow ... and then the next thing you know men are marrying men, mentally ill men in skirts are sharing restrooms with our daughters, and we’re all being forced to bake their goddamned wedding cakes as the next Democrat nominee for the president promises to open the borders and confiscate our guns.

The left ‐ and by the left I include the media ‐ are already coming for our guns, our health insurance, our private schools, our churches, our automobiles, our backyard grills, and now they want to take away our cooled air.

So this is nothing to laugh at. Yesterday’s insanity almost always becomes tomorrow’s reality. The Luddites are dead serious. And this is not the first time the far-Left Times has come for our A/C, and it won’t be the last.

You see, per the pro-science New York Times, were we to rid ourselves of air conditioning, over time we would not miss it, we wouldn’t even notice it’s gone because we are pampered Americans who have become acclimated:

People in countries with lower G.D.P.s, said David Lehrer, the communications director and a researcher there, are more comfortable with a wider range of temperatures. It appears that first world discomfort is a learned behavior.

Besides, air conditioning is sexist:

There is an oft-cited study published in Nature.com that notes how building temperatures, once set to the comfort preferences of 1960s-era men in suits, disregard the "thermal comfort" of female staffers.

Come summer, Twitter invariably lights up with charges that air-conditioning is sexist, an engine of the patriarchy, in threads that in turn fire up conservative commentators eager to prove the daftness of the opposition.

Building temperatures are largely controlled by building managers, to industry standards that aim for the thermal comfort of 80 percent of a building’s occupants ‐ which means, of course, that 20 percent will be uncomfortable, if not miserable.

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [385 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Periodic influence 'flexing' or classic Pavlovian trickery ? They're just trying to get 'woke' businesses to shut down their ACs, so the workers therein can be more susceptible to the suggestions of Climate Change fanatics. Nothing reinforces repeated verbal suggestion like discomfortsensory stimuli.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/10/2019 3:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Based on the times I've visited NYC, there are many places (hotels, museums) that are overheated in the winter and over cooled in the summer.

If true, this may have something to do with the type of HVAC that was installed (in many cases retrofitted) into the buildings.
Posted by: lord garth || 07/10/2019 4:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Bad Aircon is a massive blight on a building...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/10/2019 6:42 Comments || Top||

#4  I spent a summer in Las Vegas with no AC.
In the pool, on my back, on a floatee,
with a margarita pitcher beside me.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/10/2019 7:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Let the Times be the first to turn it off in their offices.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/10/2019 7:50 Comments || Top||

#6  In Texas, the men don't wear suits, but the A/C is too cold for the ladies. So they have little space heaters under their desks. Now that's a double waste of energy.

But wearing slacks and a sweater? "Well, I shouldn't have to do that." [wipes tear]

Show us how it's done, Slimes.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/10/2019 7:58 Comments || Top||

#7  Move their offices to Yumma with no AC.

Enjoy.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/10/2019 9:16 Comments || Top||

#8  You're not gonna get much work done if the simple act of turning on your computer makes you break out in a sweat. And nobody's forcing young ladies to wear sleeveless tops with mini-skirts. If the AC is too chilly for you, put on a sweater.

Of course, the big advantage of living in coastal California is that we don't need AC.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/10/2019 10:51 Comments || Top||

#9  Anti-Air Conditioning ‘New York Times’ Enjoys 6250-Ton Cooling System
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/10/2019 10:56 Comments || Top||

#10  If Trump really wanted to drain the swamp in DC, he could order govt agencies to turn off the AC. People would be begging to move somewhere else.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 07/10/2019 11:13 Comments || Top||


#12  The fundamental problem is not A/C, but that they are using electricity which, as we all know, was invented by a dead white man.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/10/2019 12:30 Comments || Top||

#13  #4 I spent a summer in Las Vegas with no AC.
In the pool, on my back, on a floatee,
with a margarita pitcher beside me.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-07-10 07:23


Got you beat I spent a summer in Macon,Ga with no AC. It was the summer in 1969 when man first set foot on the moon but they hadn't heard if air conditioning. Except in the movie theaters which helps explain their popularity.
Posted by: jpal || 07/10/2019 19:49 Comments || Top||

#14  summer in macon with no ac is pretty tough dude
Posted by: chris || 07/10/2019 20:54 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Absolute Stupidity: 200,000 plan to storm Area 51
[DiscussGlobal] Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us

The event was most likely started as a joke seeing as the creators are “Shitposting cause im in shambles” and “SmyleeKun.” However, now that the event has gone viral there is a very likely chance that people will show up to the area that has long been a subject of discussion for UFO enthusiasts.

The event is scheduled for September 20, 2019, at 3:00 am. The about section reads, “We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry. If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens.” As the event continues to spread across the Web, the chances continue to grow that UFO enthusiasts will show up at Area 51 on the event day. Whether or not anybody will actually storm Area 51 will be another story, as chances are security will be increased around the area the day of the event. The event page suggests using the “Naruto run” as a main strategy.
Posted by: 3dc || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [436 views] Top|| File under:



#3  Last I recall, the security force Blackhawks are armed.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/10/2019 8:22 Comments || Top||

#4  What the heck is "naruto run"? Someone's going to be surprised that life does not imitate anime...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/10/2019 8:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Ma Deuce to the white courtesy phone, Ma Deuce please.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/10/2019 8:53 Comments || Top||

#6  If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets.

Apparently a grasp of physics you have not.

Also a mini-gun would fuck up all of your shit.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/10/2019 9:20 Comments || Top||

#7  Area 51 in September is a bit....balmy hotter than F
Posted by: Frank G || 07/10/2019 9:32 Comments || Top||

#8  Naruto Run

Sounds like someone instigated a lot of retarded individuals to put up some uncivil disturbance at a military site. The words they use like, "They can't shoot all of us", and "Storm" sound rather similar to what we've been hearing on the news lately by other people. Just saying.



Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/10/2019 10:46 Comments || Top||

#9  If the bullets don't get 'em the space aliens will.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/10/2019 10:55 Comments || Top||

#10  They better hope security doesnt have a working version of the Illudium Q-36 Space Modulator.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 07/10/2019 11:18 Comments || Top||

#11  "They can't shoot all of us"

I believe the British and French tried that tactic from 1914-17 and found out 'yes, they can'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/10/2019 12:06 Comments || Top||

#12  ...You know, a couple decades ago a protester at the USN'S Bremerton WA Trident missile sub base lay down on the railroad tracks in front of a train that he (and others) believed my have been carrying nuclear warheads. His feeling - and that of every other protester there - was that there was no way the train would continue; that it would have to stop for the virtuous soul athwart the tracks.

The train did not stop, and the Virtuous Soul lost both legs. I have worked closely with many of the men and women who keep the weapons moving from point A to point B, and I assure you they will run down their sainted grandmothers if need be. Interestingly - and I am sure there is no connection at all - I am unaware of any other attempts to stop the weapons trains.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/10/2019 12:34 Comments || Top||

#13  I suppose when they all disappear, it won't help put the alien abduction theories to rest. On the other hand, they seem to be volunteering for a probe. Any guesses on how many are from California?
Posted by: Luigi Prince of the P*ssed8114 || 07/10/2019 13:41 Comments || Top||

#14  Sounds like a self-selecting gene pool cleanup to me.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/10/2019 16:47 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
100 GOP Reps Back Fast-Track Citizenship for Chinese Investors
[BREITBART] The House will vote as early as Tuesday on a bill that would give wealthy Chinese lenders a fast-track to American green cards and citizenship.
All part of Trump's plot to make America white again.
The important question is whether the Senate will agree. If not, this is all posturing.
Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s bill ‐ The Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants colonists Act of 2019 ‐ is co-sponsored by more than 100 GOP politicians, and it helps Chinese lenders by eliminating the pro-diversity rules in the EB-5 "Golden Visa" program.

The EB-5 program awards almost 10,000 green cards each year to foreigners who lend money to U.S. investors. Once the lenders get green cards a few years later, they can get their money back, apply for citizenship, and then import their relatives via the chain-migration rules.

The Lofgren bill also puts at least 300,000 Indian contract-workers on a fast track to citizenship via the EB1, EB-2, and EB-3 green card lines, and it also helps companies import even more Indian contract-workers to take white-collar jobs from young American graduates, via the H-1B and "Optional Practical Training" programs.

Lofgren is a former immigration lawyer whose district includes much of Silicon Valley. She is trying to get the HR.1044 "country caps" bill passed without hearing or committee votes by sending it through a fast-track process. But that process requires 290 voters for a win, ensuring that the GOP leaders can stop her bill by reducing GOP support below 50 votes.

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [343 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yas, let's import a raft of Chinese spies, because we don't have enough yet.
Posted by: Victor Emmanuel Whitch9165 || 07/10/2019 7:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Crony capitalism at its finest, I see.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/10/2019 9:21 Comments || Top||

#3  This had better be vetoed if it doesn't die in the Senate.
Posted by: charger || 07/10/2019 9:45 Comments || Top||

#4  They don't have to be citizens to send us their money.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/10/2019 10:57 Comments || Top||

#5  Crony capitalism at its finest, I see.

Forget it, Jake. It's the UniParty.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/10/2019 11:10 Comments || Top||

#6  They really hate us, don't they?
Posted by: Lex || 07/10/2019 11:32 Comments || Top||


Alyssa Milano: Jeb! Should ‘Seriously’ Consider Challenging Trump
The Great Brain strikes again.
[BREITBART] Left-wing actress turned activist Alyssa Milano thinks former Florida governor and failed Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush should "seriously" consider launching a presidential bid against President Trump.

"If [I] were @JebBush, I’d seriously be considering a run," Milano said to her 3.6 million Twitter followers.
endorsement by the Kiss Of Death™ Alyssa "Mint" Milano
The tweet could signal hesitancy among Democrats. While over 20 candidates are vying to challenge Trump in 2020, some Democrats ‐ such as Milano ‐ are actively hoping for a Republican to successfully primary the president as well.

Noted Never Trumper and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich
...political has-been Republican governor of Ohio...
(R) teased the possibility of challenging President Trump last year into early 2019.

"Be careful what you wish for," Kaisch front man John Weaver said in response to Trump’s comments during an interview with Fox News’ Harris Faulkner last year, welcoming the potential challenge.

"All of my options remain on the table," Kasich said during a CNN interview in April. "I don’t wake up every day looking at polls or thinking about me and my political future bullshit. I just want to be a good voice."

However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
Kasich ultimately conceded in May, admitting that no viable path to victory existed.

"There is no path right now for me. I don’t see a way to get there," the Never Trumper told CNN.

"Ninety percent of the Republican Party supports him," he continued, adding that he could not get involved in a political race, knowing he would lose. "It may be a shrinking Republican Party, but nevertheless. Maybe somebody wants to run and make a statement and that’s fine, but I’ve never gotten involved in a political race where I didn’t think I could win."

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [285 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good thing she's not Jeb Bush.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/10/2019 7:52 Comments || Top||

#2  He didn't even present a serious threat last time and people like him even less now.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/10/2019 8:37 Comments || Top||

#3  I remember ¡Yeb! 's brilliant strategy of winning the nom by alienating the base and thereby showing he was more electable in the general.

#SooperGenius!
Posted by: charger || 07/10/2019 16:53 Comments || Top||

#4  He'll think about it after his nap.
Posted by: gorb || 07/10/2019 21:53 Comments || Top||


Tom Steyer Enters 2020 Presidential Race
[BREITBART] Billionaire Democrat donor and climate change crusader Tom Steyer entered the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday.

Steyer, 62, is one of the most visible and deep-pocketed liberals advocating for President Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
’s impeachment. He surprised many Democrats in January when he traveled to Iowa, home to the nation’s first presidential caucus, to declare that he would focus entirely on the impeachment effort instead of seeking the White House.

Despite becoming a national voice on the impeachment issue, Steyer made no mention of it in his campaign announcement. Instead, he said his campaign will focus on reducing the influence of corporations in politics. He also plans to target climate change, which is the focus of the Steyer-backed advocacy group NextGen America.

"Americans are deeply disappointed and hurt by the way they’re treated by what they see as the power elite in Washington, D.C., and that goes across party lines and it goes across democracy," Steyer said in a video his campaign was releasing Tuesday. "We’ve got to take the corporate control out of our politics."
Said the elitist braying enviro-Lib
Steyer will step down from NextGen America and Need to Impeach.

Last week, Steyer held a conference call with supporters, telling them he planned to launch a bid for the White House, according to Politico.
Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [241 views] Top|| File under:

#1  at least a dozen of the existing democrat candidates have about the same policies and talking points
Posted by: lord garth || 07/10/2019 2:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Soros wannabe
Posted by: Tarzan Johnson3297 || 07/10/2019 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  My own personal opinion is the man's insane but then, people on the left think Trump's insane. I've seen this guy flood California with TV ads. If he can do that here, just think what he could do in states like Iowa and New Hampshire. He's not as old or stupid as Biden, not as daffy as Bernie and he's not Fauxchahontas. This could get ugly.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/10/2019 11:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Tom Steyer the ultimate rent-seeker.

How does a guy get to be a billionaire in California?
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/10/2019 11:30 Comments || Top||

#5  The ultimate hypocrite, just like Soros.

Soros made his first billion by trashing the treasury of a major democratic nation - and then he preened and postured as the champion of democracy.

Steyer made a billion off of investments in fossil fuel companies - and now he preens and postures as the sworn enemy of fossil fuels.

Clowns, both of 'em.
Posted by: Lex || 07/10/2019 11:35 Comments || Top||

#6  In April 2015, Steyer testified before the California Legislature in favor of a greenhouse-gas reduction bill Wikipedia

Oh, another 'climate scientist'?
Posted by: Bobby || 07/10/2019 12:11 Comments || Top||

#7  Only if you think clowns are homicidal maniacs, Lex.
Posted by: Caesar Noodleman8253 || 07/10/2019 13:36 Comments || Top||


Pelosi says Trump is trying to ‘Make America White Again’ with census question
[NYPOST] House Speaker Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi
Congresswoman-for-Life from the San Francisco Bay Area, born into a family of professional politicians. On-again-off-again Speaker of the House. It's not her fault when they lose, but it's her accomplishment when they win. Noted for her heavily botoxed grimace and occasional senior... uhhh... moments...
on Monday blasted President Trump’s push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census as an effort to "Make America White Again" ‐ claiming, "it’s not what our founders had in mind."

"They want to make sure that people, certain people, are counted," Pelosi said at a presser in the Socialist paradise of San Francisco
...where God struck dead Anton LaVey, home of the Sydney Ducks, ruled by Vigilance Committee from 1859 through 1867, reliably and volubly Democrat since 1964...
that focused on election security.

"Just their people vote and not the general population," said the Democratic politician. "That’s why they’re fighting the census."

White House officials did not immediately return requests for comment from The Post on the statements.

Pelosi, who was visiting her home district Monday, repeatedly called the idea of adding a citizenship question to next year’s survey "disgraceful."

"This is about keeping ‐ you know ... his hat ‐ Make America White Again," she said.

The Trump administration has said the proposed citizenship question would help the government enforce the Voting Rights Act, which protects minority voters’ access to the ballot box.

2020 Census may have citizenship question after all
According to Pelosi, what they really want to do "is put a chilling effect so certain populations will not answer the form."

"It’s really disgraceful. And it’s not what our founders had in mind," Pelosi said.

The president has vowed to continue his efforts to get the citizenship question added to next year’s census. The Supreme Court recently rejected the idea, saying the Trump administration needs to provide a further explanation of why it should be included.

Experts at the Census Bureau believe the question would likely discourage immigrants colonists from taking part in the data-collecting survey.

The Justice Department has appointed a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-related cases, including Trump’s push for the census update.
They were going on about this on NPR today. The expert was very concerned that voting districts and state and federal representation would be reorganized to reflect only citizen numbers, leaving non-citizens without political representation. Also, all the various funds for the needy would be reduced to match only the number of citizens in need, shortchanging everyone when the smaller amount was divided among the actual recipient population.

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [286 views] Top|| File under:

#1  IMHO this is a useless question to ask on the census as many will not answer truthfully.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 07/10/2019 6:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Pelosi is trying to make her voters dependent on the state.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/10/2019 6:43 Comments || Top||

#3  I asked a young (27 year old)lady about the soccer team winning and their antics. What about them? was her reply. It seems the young people are turning off all news medias. She had no idea what was going on.
Posted by: Dale || 07/10/2019 7:58 Comments || Top||

#4  If it is already 'white' (75% plus) how can you make it 'again'?

"it’s not what our founders had in mind." Whana bet? The whole concept of a republic is government in the interest of the majority not special interests.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/10/2019 12:11 Comments || Top||

#5  Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi

on Monday blasted President Trump’s push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census as an effort to "Make America White Again" ‐ claiming, "it’s not what our founders had in mind."



Wait a sec...

I thought the Founders were wayciss white slaveowners---now Nan is saying they were integrationists?

Could it be that she's an addled hack who has no qualms about self-contradiction because she knows the press won't call her out on it?


Mmmnah.
Posted by: charger || 07/10/2019 18:33 Comments || Top||

#6  See story above: Burning the American flag is free speech. Burning a ghey pride flag is a hate crime. But no contradiction there, eh?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/10/2019 18:55 Comments || Top||

#7  She seemed particularly feeble in carrying the charge. Age and stoopid happens
Posted by: Frank G || 07/10/2019 19:22 Comments || Top||


Warren Rising: Massachusetts Progressive Announces $19 Million Fundraising Haul
[NPR.ORG] Massachusetts Sen. 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...
spent most of the spring as the Democratic presidential hopeful on the rise.

Her poll numbers steadily ticked up, as she carved out a spot as a policy-focused candidate whose weekly plan rollouts set much of the broader campaign agenda.

The momentum translated to fundraising. Warren took in $19.1 million in April, May and June ‐ more than three times what her campaign raised during the first quarter of 2019, according to her campaign Monday.
Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under:

#1  it's a good bet that Faucahautas had some ancestors who owned slaves
Posted by: lord garth || 07/10/2019 9:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Wait until the donors want the money back, being 'Indian Givers' don't you know.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/10/2019 11:00 Comments || Top||

#3  People spending their money unwisely. I urge them to double down.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/10/2019 16:48 Comments || Top||


'This country was founded on white supremacy': Beetle O'Rourke speaks with Tennessee immigrants
[TENNESSEAN] On his second day of events in Nashville, Democratic presidential candidate 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 a prep school and Columbia University, which is not in Texas. 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, instead running for the Senate against Republican Ted Cruz, running a campaign that drew national attention because of his skateboarding skills. A few months after he lost, he announced his campaign for President...
met with immigrants colonists and refugees living in Tennessee on Monday for a roundtable discussion.

O'Rourke, a former Texas congressman, first held a rally at Marathon Music Works on Sunday, drawing hundreds of supporters to the campaign event where he largely focused on immigration and decried President Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
's policies on detaining migrants colonists at the southern border.

The Monday roundtable was organized by TIRRC Votes, the political action committee of the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. O'Rourke's campaignreached out to the organization about holding the meeting, which took place at The Horn Coffee, a shop owned by a family who came to Nashville in 1996 as refugees from Somalia.

"Here we are in Nashville," O'Rourke said as he responded to a question about how, as president, he would combat white supremacy and make the country more welcoming to all people.

"I know this from my home state, Texas, places that formed the Confederacy, that this country was founded on white supremacy. And every single institution and structure that we have in this country still reflects the legacy of slavery and segregation and Jim Crow and suppression, even in our democracy."

O'Rourke addresses immigration, raids, detention centers
First to speak was Martha Pulido a resident of Morristown for more than 20 years who shared in Spanish about being detained during a massive work site raid by Immigration and Customs Enforcement last year at a meat plant Bean Station.

Alberto Librado Chavez, who has lived in the United States 15 years, also shared in Spanish about his experience being detained for weeks after the raid, which resulted in the arrests of 97 factory workers.

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I don’t think the idea of White Supremacy ever occurred to the founders
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 07/10/2019 6:29 Comments || Top||

#2  The USA was founded on escaping some of the poorer principles of inherited ruling (admittedly white) classes.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/10/2019 9:30 Comments || Top||

#3  And the sea is salty.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/10/2019 11:03 Comments || Top||

#4  Man, I'm so old I remember when we called this stuff Western Civilization.

It is a demonstrable fact that the white man has created the most advanced civilization ever seen on this planet. But you have to be a special sort of idiot to think this has anything to do with skin color.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/10/2019 11:19 Comments || Top||

#5  He's still in the race? There can't be that many idiots contributing to his campaign.
Posted by: jpal || 07/10/2019 21:09 Comments || Top||


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D.C. Metro Police Give Antifa What They Deserve
[TOWNHALL] This past weekend The Proud Boys and other right-wing groups organized a rally at Washington D.C.’s Freedom Plaza to protest Big Tech suppressing speech based on conservative ideology. Approximately 250 people attended the rally and Antifa
...the armed wing of the Democratic Party...
brought around 50 members who were dressed in all black and wearing protective equipment such as body armor, helmets, and goggles. The left-wing anarchist group also wore masks just like they did in Portland to cover their identity.

Washington, D.C. Metro Police placed barricades between each side and kept the groups separated. Some Antifa members were able to skirt the barriers and single out a man wearing a MAGA hat. However,
a lie repeated often enough remains a lie...
this time, the police were allowed to do their job and pull the man away from the Antifa agitators without any reported injury to him.

The groups were placed so far apart on purpose they had difficulty hearing one another. At one point, Antifa insurrectionists attempted to break through an area, but the Metro officers quickly shut them down violently.

A few Antifa members attempted to bull rush officers. They were quickly grabbed and forcefully shoved backward, at least one falling on his back.

Metro Police met Antifa with the only thing they understand and the one thing they deserve ‐ aggression. The anarchist group arrives at protests dressed for war in protective equipment and with weapons such as pipes, crowbars, and other blunt objects to shutdown opposing speech with physical violence.

The Portland Police failed, but Metro P.D. treated Antifa appropriately. They are a group that uses their anonymity to injure and shut down the First Amendment. After the anarchists could not do that this weekend in Washington, their response was to attempt to break the line of officers. Traditionally, Antifa’s attempts to use of force are successful. This time they failed.

Posted by: Fred || 07/10/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [325 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ooh, they shoved them back, What steely determination. Howsabout they kick their gutless asses?
Posted by: Albemarle Huperetch2329 || 07/10/2019 7:40 Comments || Top||

#2  A small whiff of grapeshot would also work.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 07/10/2019 11:18 Comments || Top||

#3  How long before one or more of these douches sues Tupperware because their home-made armor didn't help much against a riot baton?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/10/2019 12:34 Comments || Top||

#4  Such aggression. Title should be:

DC METRO POLICE/ANTIFA STANDOFF

Interestingly, Hitler retrospectively stated once that his Reich machine could have been stopped if opposition forces “had from the first day annihilated with the utmost brutality the nucleus of our new movement.

Goebbels too said, “If the enemy had known how weak we were, it would probably have reduced us to jelly…. It would have crushed in blood the very beginning of our work.

Don't depend on the cops, America. You're still a militia... 'necessary to the security of a free State'.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/10/2019 13:04 Comments || Top||



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