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Trump Residency at Mar-a-Lago Backed by Palm Beach Town Attorney
Set ‘em up and knock ‘em down.
[EpochTimes] The town attorney for Palm Beach, Florida, said in a memo this week that Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
can continue to live full time at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago resort.

John Randolph said in the document that Trump can be considered a bona fide employee of the resort; employees are defined in the town’s code as including business owners and partners.

"If he is a bona fide employee of the club, absent a specific restriction prohibiting former President Trump from residing at the club, it appears the Zoning Code permits him to reside at the club," Randolph wrote.

The memo was obtained by news outlets and published by NPR.

Trump turned Mar-a-Lago into a private club in 1993. During a Town Council meeting that year, Trump’s attorney at the time said that Trump wouldn’t "continue to live" on the property, "except that he will be a member of the club and would be entitled to use the guest rooms."

Some have suggested the statement means Trump may only use the club as a member. Members are barred from residing at Mar-a-Lago for more than three non-consecutive seven-day periods per year.

But the final rules dictating the use of Mar-a-Lago didn’t include a direct prohibition on Trump residing there, Randolph said in his memo, prompting the need for the town to review its zoning code.

Trump lawyer John Marion said in a letter to the town last month that Trump "has the right to reside there."

"Importantly, while the town could have specifically provided in the agreement that the owner could not reside on the property, it did not," he wrote.

Since Trump lived at Mar-a-Lago prior to its conversion to a club, his residency was grandfathered in, his attorney suggested. Trump is, under the town’s zoning, a bona fide employee, his representatives believe.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6553 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I hope Trump gets to live at his property. I think he has tried to uphold the bargain he made back at a different era in time, but life has changed, 2021 is not 1993.

I also noted during his Presidency, an undercurrent of basic decency which America has misplaced and misdirected since 1993.

That is reflected in the following:

Memorize His laws 7 and tell them to your children over and over again. Talk about them all the time, whether you're at home or walking along the road or going to bed at night, or getting up in the morning. 8 Write down copies and tie them to your wrists and foreheads to help you obey them. 9 Write these laws on the door frames of your homes and on your town gates.
Posted by: Moses Deuteronomy6:789 || 02/05/2021 2:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Moses Deuteronomy6, what is this "law 7" you speak of?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 02/05/2021 4:16 Comments || Top||

#3  Context of & within Deuteronomy6 #7-9

Posted by: Moses Deuteronomy6:789 || 02/05/2021 4:35 Comments || Top||

#4 
Take special note as to the extent that the Democrats are going to cause personal security problems for Trump.

Here they were trying to get him removed from his Private Secured Residence. A location that has limited access, armed well trained private security and a well designed security system to protect him, his family and Staff.

A System & Staff that has been tested and found to successfully worked a number of times in the last 4 years, when tested by Violent Peaceful persons.

Posted by: Just Asking Why || 02/05/2021 4:35 Comments || Top||

#5  An unusual Jew of Azusa
Enthuses within his mezuzah,
"Kahuna! This place,
Keep it great with Your grace
As we praise You with tuneage from Sousa."
Posted by: Percy Poodle1433 || 02/05/2021 4:58 Comments || Top||

#6  #1 And here I thought you're talking about Slovotsky' Laws:

A hero's work is never done. Which is one of the minor reasons I don't recommend the profession.

When it comes to throwing a fit, it's better to give than to receive -- and much better to avoid the whole thing entirely.

It's easier to ask forgiveness than to get permission.

Boldness is like a condom. If you depend on it all the time, no matter how good it is, and no matter how good you are, eventually it will break.

I always have a fallback position whenever I take a risk. If all else fails, I'll die horribly, at great length, and in great pain. Mind you, it's not a good fallback position...

Relax, the universe is out to get you.

When it comes to dealing with the law of averages, it's best to be a habitual offender.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 5:07 Comments || Top||

#7  what is this "law 7"

The text Moses Deuteronomy6 copied from has the Bible verse numbers included to show where each verse begins. It’s from Deuteronomy: chapter 6: verses 5-9, the second part of the Shema, the Jewish profession of faith that traditional Jews recite twice daily and upon their death.

The entire thing goes:

Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord is One.

Blessed is the name of His glorious kingdom for ever and ever.


And then bit from Deuteronomy 6: 5-9:
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Take to heart these instructions with which I charge you this day. Teach them to your children. Speak of them when you stay at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you get up. Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them serve as a symbol on your forehead, inscribe them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

I used to be able to chant this from memory in Hebrew, but it’s been a while. There is also a third section with rewards and punishments that I never bothered memorizing, because I’d already made my choice, and then more as one gets deeper into the readings and prayers of the service. But I was an odd child, preferring to read the prayers afresh each time in order to stimulate fresh pondering on this or that bit as it caught my fancy, once I had enough Hebrew to do so. It was yet more interesting things to learn about — plus the cantor’s glorious voice chanting key bits as we went along, and my mother harmonizing in her lovely mezzo-soprano in the next seat. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/05/2021 6:26 Comments || Top||

#8  What do you suppose the founding fathers would say if you told them by 2021 the country they fought to create would be trying to punish people for their speech and prohibit people from living on their own property? I'm going to bet they would be sharp words indeed...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/05/2021 6:39 Comments || Top||

#9  Their words wouldn't count because they were all rayciss white men, MM.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 02/05/2021 8:08 Comments || Top||

#10  Local Politico(D): "He can't stay here -- it's a resort!"
Posted by: magpie || 02/05/2021 10:51 Comments || Top||

#11  Bottom line. The Marxists (Dims) are in full skortched earth mode against the right.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 02/05/2021 14:50 Comments || Top||

#12  TW you are a very good Rabbi; I am sure Moses Deuteronomy6:789 is pleased with your pleasant and informative illumination of Scripture.

In acknowledgment of your efforts:



And to the House of Rantburg, a belayed Chalking the Door. After all, you were offline at the time.


21tCtMtBt21

A modest tithe was extended to the House of Rantburg just after you came back on line, an acknowledgment of Fred's efforts to provide a place for the exchange of ideas. Thank you Fred.

Peace to you all
Posted by: Salmson || 02/05/2021 15:56 Comments || Top||

#13  Oh my goodness, Salmson, you make me blush!

Definitely we can use the protection, and I’m sure Fred will be encouraged as he undergoes the tortures of rehab by your thoughtful donation. Thank you.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/05/2021 16:27 Comments || Top||

#14  Thanks all for a clear and understandable explanation of the Law 7. It fits nicely with my believes.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 02/05/2021 17:42 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Cuomo, Teacher Unions, And Tax Hikes: McConnell's Top Targets In The Reconciliation Vote-A-Rama
h/t HotAir
Democrats might get to use reconciliation to push Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief/stimulus bill, but it comes with a cost. The same parliamentary procedure that allows the majority to get around the filibuster also allows the minority almost unlimited opportunities to propose amendments, which must receive a floor vote. The process colloquially known as "vote-a-rama" usually takes hours and allows the minority to impose a steep price in terms of taking potentially embarrassing votes.

...To say that the GOP is licking its chops at the prospect might be to engage in understatement. Mitch McConnell’s office sent out this release a few minutes ago highlighting the opening round of amendments, and it’s going to get pretty uncomfortable across the aisle. One amendment takes a direct swipe at Andrew Cuomo and his cover-up of nursing-home deaths, while another takes aim at teachers unions who got ahead of the line for vaccinations and still refuse to show up for work. Plus, McConnell plans to force Senate Democrats to vote for an explicit authorization to send stimulus checks to illegal immigrants
Politics are the art of the possible - McConnell’s playing the cards he's been dealt is, IMO, pure genius.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 06:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [7137 views] Top|| File under:

#1  allows the minority to impose a steep price in terms of taking potentially embarrassing votes.

Sounds like a consolation prize for losers to me.....
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/05/2021 7:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Those contentious votes are good campaign fodder ...IF the Pubs have the balls to ram it down the Donk's throats in rough campaign ads
Posted by: Frank G || 02/05/2021 9:48 Comments || Top||

#3  McConnell is a crafty old RINO.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 02/05/2021 12:07 Comments || Top||

#4  I look forward to reading about the Dems embarrassments. At Rantburg, of course.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/05/2021 13:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Frank - campaigns are worthless if the election result is pre-programmed. As I said, participation prize for losers.
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/05/2021 14:14 Comments || Top||

#6  What bullshit.

Seriously, so what? Robbed and beaten, and they hoo-rah because we got some blood on their boot like some gag in Ash vs. Evil Dead.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/05/2021 18:41 Comments || Top||

#7  if the election result is pre-programmed.

Make ‘em work for it until the cheating is so obvious it’s laughable. And in the meantime they've been ignoring local and state elections, which except for a few states are more Republican than before.

They want us to give up in despair. Don’t.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/05/2021 19:59 Comments || Top||


Smartmatic's Turn: $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Giuliani, Powell, Fox News
h/t HotAir
[HotAir] Twice the money, twice the fun! Smartmatic has filed its anticipated lawsuit against media outlets and Donald Trump’s lawyers for defamation based on their unsupported conspiracy theories about the 2020 election. On air and in legal briefs, the respondents looped Smartmatic into their tales of Dominion Voting Systems’ supposed corruption, even though the two companies compete against each other and Smartmatic only does business in the US in Los Angeles.
Somebody IS NOT afraid of the discovery process?!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 06:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6580 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ooops. Intended this to go into "seedy politicians"

I miss "culture war".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 6:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Hit them with an anti-SLAPP suit in response.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 02/05/2021 6:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Won't it be fun airing Smartmactic's origin stealing the Venezuelan elections for Chavez. When it's over, Smartmatic shouldn't be trusted to count eeny, meeny, miny, mo.
Posted by: Tyranysaurus Untervehr6044 || 02/05/2021 6:32 Comments || Top||

#4 
At the least if anything, despite the numerous attempts by Socialist Media to contain it. It will wake up a lot of people around the world once the discovery motions start to be leaked.

Why have a vote, if the machines are doing for you?

The answer is pretty simple.
Because it allows the Masses to think they have some control of their lives and their leaders answer to them when it is the opposite.

Posted by: Just Asking Why || 02/05/2021 8:05 Comments || Top||

#5  They should have posted their complaints on Yelp! Any business owner who has ever tried to get Yelp! to take down an unfair review can tell you to forget it, not going to happen.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/05/2021 8:06 Comments || Top||

#6  Discovery is a sword that cuts both ways. Ask the briefly famous mattress girl.
Posted by: Cesare || 02/05/2021 8:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Assailing King Cotton at Yale:
Unrest over 'Little White Tale'
"Hey, when will y'all realize
That callin' us 'Elis'
Is racist af?" [picks up bale]
Posted by: Sleretch Barnsmell7156 || 02/05/2021 18:51 Comments || Top||

#8  Seems some folks are still anticipating "a day in court" Those days are gone. The courts have chosen sides - and it ain't us.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 02/05/2021 20:32 Comments || Top||


New Senate intel chief wants to reimagine 'decimated' spy agency
[Politico] Some Democrats may be eager to use their newfound power in Washington to investigate the misdeeds of the Trump era. But Mark Warner isn’t interested in performing an autopsy of the last four years in the U.S. intelligence community.

The Virginia Democrat and newly installed chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee doesn’t believe he would best serve the country by launching probes into the political pressure spy agencies faced under former President Donald Trump, who labeled elements within the intelligence community part of the "deep state" and clashed with them over issues like Russian election interference. Instead, Warner would rather focus on depoliticizing and rebuilding the clandestine organizations.

"I’ve thought about it, obviously," Warner said when asked about the possible investigations during a nearly hour-long interview in his Senate office this week. But, he added, "I don't know if that's really the best use of the committee's time."

In particular, the government’s top spy agency — the Office of the Director of National Intelligence — emerged "decimated" and "in shambles" from the last four years, he said. Trump frequently targeted the office, whose last two chiefs, Richard Grenell and John Ratcliffe, had little experience in intelligence but were close allies of the former president.

Weeks before last year’s election, Ratcliffe declassified unverified Russian intelligence over the concerns of the CIA and National Security Agency in order to boost Trump’s unsubstantiated claims about the federal government’s efforts to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/05/2021 01:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6554 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like a job for Brennan, Clapper, and Comey. Name a committee and fund it immediately. Hurry, their five year clearance bring-ups are approaching.

"decimated" and "in shambles"

Translation: 'Exposed'
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/05/2021 1:16 Comments || Top||

#2  He's the Man who imagines more than You or I -



Posted by: Dopey Thrusogum2813 || 02/05/2021 1:41 Comments || Top||

#3  Comey, Clapper, Brennan, successors de facto of


Posted by: Phomogum Sforza8505 || 02/05/2021 2:49 Comments || Top||

#4  if the reimagining involves something along the night of the long knives, i'm all in.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 02/05/2021 6:53 Comments || Top||

#5  Does anyone think that Warner is going to investigate himself?
Posted by: b || 02/05/2021 7:33 Comments || Top||

#6  $60 billion/year is decimated? That doesn't count another $20 billion for military intel. That equal to total General Motors US sales. I know which one I'd rather have.
Posted by: Tyranysaurus Untervehr6044 || 02/05/2021 7:39 Comments || Top||

#7  ...in order to boost Trump’s unsubstantiated claims

I saw quite a bit of substantiation over the past four years; what about you guys?

Maybe Politico should go look under some rocks.
Posted by: Raj || 02/05/2021 8:05 Comments || Top||

#8  focus on depoliticizing

and we know which politics would be purged, yes?
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/05/2021 8:14 Comments || Top||

#9  He will build it up to hunt for all those domestic terrorists
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/05/2021 10:03 Comments || Top||


Dems Heap Praise On New Romney Proposal To Send Checks To Families With Children Every Month
[HOT Air] The Romney plan is called the Family Security Act and would make benefits to adults with children both more generous and more easily available than they are currently. Right now there are various obstacles to getting some sugar from Uncle Sam if you’re a parent. For starters, you only qualify if you have income: The current child tax credit is refundable, meaning that you get zippo if you’re not earning anything. It’s also capped at just $2,000 per year. And of course, being a tax credit, it doesn’t arrive in your bank account until tax season.

Romney wants to chuck all of that and start over. No more tax credits. From now on, families get a monthly welfare check depending upon how old their children are. Each child under age six gets $350 per month (or $4,200 per year, higher than Biden’s plan) while each child between the ages of 6 and 17 gets $250 (or $3,000 per year), with a total monthly cap of $1,250 (i.e. $15,000 annually) per family. Importantly, there’s no income requirement anymore. Because it’s not a tax credit, there’s nothing to "refund." If you have a kid and your household is below the very high income cutoff of $400,000 you get a check — even if you’re out of work.

And in fact, Mitt’s plan does compare favorably to Biden’s plan in terms of generosity of benefits:
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/05/2021 00:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6584 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Family Security Act, Guaranteed Income and Reparations by another name.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/05/2021 0:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Their "families'" security => normal families' insecurity
= Tranny story hour
= Dudes in mascara inside the little girls' bathrooms
= failed male jocks proclaiming themselves females so they can clean up in all the girls' athletic events
Posted by: Chesney Squank8870 || 02/05/2021 0:58 Comments || Top||

#3  An avenue for this article or anything else you have in mind... just a thought /sarc

Posted by: Dirty TrixieAngel2021 || 02/05/2021 1:16 Comments || Top||

#4  With this proposal Congressional Swamp Creatures predestined devaluation of US Currency to

Posted by: Phomogum Sforza8505 || 02/05/2021 3:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Biden Money, the new green deal, backed by the full faith and credit of Beijing



Posted by: Phomogum Sforza8505 || 02/05/2021 3:11 Comments || Top||

#6 

Romney - Nominate him for the Jan. 2021 BLUE RHINO of the month Award.

Maybe we could even hold a annual award E-event pointing out RNC Traitors to the US Conservative cause and Bill of Rights.

What should we call it?

The Blue Rhino award
or
The McCain Award
?

Posted by: Just Asking Why || 02/05/2021 4:09 Comments || Top||

#7  Welcome to Caracas!

How about this, the government only sells watermarked paper to you to print your own money at home at the denomination indicated on the watermark. Think of the saving to the government in printing the trash stuff.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/05/2021 6:51 Comments || Top||

#8  Come on guys; another couple hundred billion in new debt never hurt anybody!
Posted by: Raj || 02/05/2021 8:51 Comments || Top||

#9  wasn't this tried before?
Posted by: Chris || 02/05/2021 9:12 Comments || Top||

#10  Mr Kornbluth. Mr Cyril M. Kornbluth. Come to the white courtesy phone please.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 9:57 Comments || Top||

#11  I'll buy that for a quarter dollar very large denomination fiat banknote...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/05/2021 10:51 Comments || Top||

#12  And in fact, Mitt’s plan does compare favorably to Biden’s plan in terms of generosity of benefits

And that's where I won my round of allahpundit/not allahpundit.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/05/2021 12:02 Comments || Top||

#13  Maybe Mittens is gunning for a spot in the (D) mob.
Posted by: Bobby || 02/05/2021 13:28 Comments || Top||

#14  Mittens wants to retire to the lucrative role of pet "former Republican" (who evidently was a RINO from the beginning but will never admit it)?
Posted by: magpie || 02/05/2021 17:58 Comments || Top||

#15  "Friends and countrymen. Our great nation has created much wealth in the past century and on the aching backs of our working class, we have built a truly prosperous and sturdy economy. But time has come at last to give it all away!"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/05/2021 18:29 Comments || Top||

#16  Mitt's still feeling the burn from Trump kicking him to the curb by not making him Secretary of State. He's a never Trump hater for sure.
Posted by: jpal || 02/05/2021 20:06 Comments || Top||

#17  And who will pay for this generosity?

Or will they just print the money - so we all pay?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/05/2021 20:09 Comments || Top||


House Votes to Strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of Committee Assignments
[PJ] On Thursday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) of her committee assignments over her previous comments supporting conspiracy theories like QAnon, 9/11 "truth," Jewish space lasers, and the idea that school shootings were "false flags." Greene had expressed regret for the statements and explicitly disavowed some of the more noxious conspiracy theories.

The House voted, 230-199, in favor of H.Res. 72, striking Greene from her assignments on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on the Budget. Eleven Republicans joined 219 Democrats in voting for the resolution.

Before the vote, Greene herself said she regrets the statements she made. She also explicitly disavowed some of the conspiracies, declaring that "school shootings are absolutely real," and adding, "I also want to tell you, 9/11 absolutely happened."

"I decided to run for Congress because I want to help our country," Greene added. "I never once said, during my entire campaign, ’QAnon.’ ... I never said any of these things since I had been elected to Congress. These were words of the past and these things do not represent me, they do not represent my district, and they do not represent my values."

She transitioned to discuss the gospel, saying "none of us are perfect."

"And if this Congress is to tolerate members that condone riots that have hurt American people, attacked police officers, occupied federal property, burned businesses in cities, but yet wants to condemn me and crucify me in the public square for words that I said and I regret a few years ago, then I think we are in a real big problem, a very big problem," Greene warned.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/05/2021 00:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6521 views] Top|| File under:

#1  comments supporting conspiracy theories like QAnon, 9/11 "truth," Jewish space lasers, and the idea that school shootings were "false flags."

A republican AOC?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 5:40 Comments || Top||


#3  It Turns Out AOC Wasn’t Even In The Capitol Building During The Riot
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/05/2021 6:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Schiff was prominent in every form of public venue known to man claiming he had seen evidence of Trump's Russian collusion...but it was too classified to discuss. Not entirely my understanding of classified.

The same for the gastrically challenged Swallwell, he of Intel committee and Chinese spy fame.

Ilhan Omar let us say has brought the best of Somali governance to DC. Of course the joke on her is it was already there. AOC simply says anything to get attention.

The people elected Greene, she doesn't have to toe anybody's ideological line but theirs.
Posted by: Cesare || 02/05/2021 8:46 Comments || Top||

#5  No AOC is a liar. Everyone Knows the Jews have a space laser.
Sheesh.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 02/05/2021 11:49 Comments || Top||

#6  AOC has a victimhood complex. She needs to be pitied to feel useful. Oh poor me! Lied about growing up poor. She is a drama queen who makes stuff up.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 02/05/2021 13:16 Comments || Top||

#7  I would think Schiff's actions (and others) rise to Impeachment levels. Lying to the American people again and again in order to harm the President comes dangerously close to treason, at the very least it should justify a vote and investigation.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 02/05/2021 16:11 Comments || Top||

#8  I really wish people on both sides of the aisle would stop throwing around charges of "treason".
Treason is defined in the Constitution as giving aid and comfort to the enemy in time of war. Anything else is NOT treason. It might be sedition, or some other crime, but it is not treason.

My theory is that the framers put this into the Constitution because they were tired of the king/Parliament charging people with treason if they did something the king didn't like.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 02/05/2021 17:35 Comments || Top||

#9  Hey, a crazy is a crazy.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/05/2021 18:33 Comments || Top||

#10  Everyone Knows the Jews have a space laser.

Just don't mention the Death Ray or the dreaded PeePeeShriveling Device. Those are super secret!
Posted by: Haliburton DeathRay Division || 02/05/2021 18:34 Comments || Top||

#11 
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 02/05/2021 19:12 Comments || Top||



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Seafarious
Pappy
lotp
Scooter McGruder
john frum
tu3031
badanov
sherry
ryuge
GolfBravoUSMC
Bright Pebbles
trailing wife
Gloria
Fred
Besoeker
Glenmore
Frank G
3dc
Skidmark
Alaska Paul

Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2021-02-05
  Border Patrol Agents Arrest 11 Iranians in Arizona Who Illegally Entered US
Thu 2021-02-04
  IS Attack Kills 19 in Hama
Wed 2021-02-03
  Israeli Delhi embassy bomb: National Investigation Agency registers case, police busily following leads
Tue 2021-02-02
  Somali forces end Al-Shabaab siege of Mogadishu hotel; 9 dead
Mon 2021-02-01
  Kidnappers Demand 15,000 Libyan Dinars for Each Egyptian Kidnapped in Tripoli
Sun 2021-01-31
  A busy day in Kabul: Talib assassin toes up, Talib Kabul Number 2 tied up, 2 kabooms kill 1
Sat 2021-01-30
  Lashkar-e-Islam leader killed in an IED explosion
Fri 2021-01-29
  At least 150 Soddies defect to Houthis in Yemen
Thu 2021-01-28
  Turkey announces arrest of 12 foreign ISIS members attempting to enter Syria
Wed 2021-01-27
  100 Jihadists Killed in French-Malian Offensive
Tue 2021-01-26
  Texas Federal Judge Blocks China Joe's Deportation Moratorium
Mon 2021-01-25
  Twitter Suspends Antifa-Linked Accounts Following Inauguration Day Riots
Sun 2021-01-24
   Many of us are concerned....
Sat 2021-01-23
  Rantburg is back, bay-bee!

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