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-Great Cultural Revolution
Chairman of Joint Chiefs General Milley Blames White Rage For The Capitol Breach.
[CitizenFreePress]
Posted by: Thring Hupavirong4453 || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [297 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So I listened to Milley 4x's. Never did he say White Rage. But he wants to know why Protesters entered "this House".
Try Stolen Election Gemeral Dumbass.
Never
Forget
Stolen
Election
Ashli Babbit Murdered
Posted by: Spoter B || 06/24/2021 1:10 Comments || Top||

#2  ^From your mouth to the ear of G*D, generalissimos.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 2:59 Comments || Top||

#3  "this House"

It is not the temple of Democracy. It's a whorehouse where money and privilege are the commodities.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/24/2021 7:44 Comments || Top||

#4  The Palestinians have Rachel Corrie, the Q folks now have Ashli Babbit. You guys called Rachel Corrie Saint Pancake, shall we call Ashli Saint Throat Shot?
Posted by: Horseshoe Politics || 06/24/2021 8:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Maybe General Lardass should stop the navel-gazing and figure out (1) Why the U.S. no longer wins military "entanglements"; and (2) How to fix this.

The U.S. civilian population may soon find itself up against a military that cannot prevail elsewhere.
Posted by: Marilyn Hupase6044 || 06/24/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#6  @#4: Rachael Correy planted her a$$ in front of a bulldozer. Any damn fool can figure out when one of those things start up, engage the transmission and begin to move forward. Ms. Babbit was merely part of a crowd and was fired upon by one of "America's Best" without warning.

gfy.
Posted by: Marilyn Hupase6044 || 06/24/2021 8:43 Comments || Top||

#7  #6 What crap. Thanks for proving my point. The same stupid logic the Palestinians use to beatify St. Pancake is the same you are using for St. Throatshot. They both were extremist nuts who deserved what they got. In my opinion the cops didn't shoot enough of the idiots that day.



Posted by: Horseshoe Politics || 06/24/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

#8  If you were there Horse$hit I'd agree with you

/done feeding trolls
Posted by: Warthog || 06/24/2021 9:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Cop-hating leftists are now in favor of cops killing innocent people.

You leftists really got lost somewhere. Your hate drove you mad.
Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/24/2021 9:58 Comments || Top||

#10  Meh, this site could use a troll or two to spice it up. Just wish he had a brain.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 06/24/2021 10:17 Comments || Top||

#11  Coming up on 20 years of Rantburg this place has gone from a patriotic place to a home for looney tunes. I hate you Q Anon fuckheads as much as I hate the commie anti americans. You both are two sides of the same coin.
Posted by: Horseshoe Politics || 06/24/2021 10:34 Comments || Top||

#12  I think what it comes down to, after years decadesof declining capability against smaller powers, the pentagon has identified an (imaginary) foe that they feel they can fight.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/24/2021 10:45 Comments || Top||

#13  Where have all the good trolls gone?
Posted by: SteveS || 06/24/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#14  Now everyone is pining for Murat to come back.
Posted by: Penguin_of_the_Desert || 06/24/2021 11:03 Comments || Top||

#15  M.Murcek has hit the 10-ring out at #13.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/24/2021 11:11 Comments || Top||

#16  I liked reading Murat. He seemed to have an honestly different take on events and trends. I thought he was wrong more often than not--for example on the EU. Within living memory Greece had nasty dictators--Greeks could easily have a more relatively benign view of Belgian rulers than somebody from France would.

Maybe he deteriorated before he left--I wasn't reading the site for a while. (It can take a bit of time.)
Posted by: james || 06/24/2021 11:48 Comments || Top||

#17 
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/24/2021 12:04 Comments || Top||

#18  ^ That's precious.

And Horseshoe, you speak with the eloquence of a true Democrat.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 13:18 Comments || Top||

#19  I never voted Democrat in my life.

I was commenting only on those who think Ashli Babbit is some saint. She got what she deserved.

I against all mob violence and do not tolerate saying it is okay because you like the politics of certain rioters.
Posted by: Horseshoe Politics || 06/24/2021 14:36 Comments || Top||

#20  The problem with Ashli Babbit is the hypocrisy of those who flipped out when George Floyd died but say nothing about Ashli Babbit. Seems to be a double standard. The problem with you is you are an unreasonable h8ter.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 14:51 Comments || Top||

#21  Actually 'this house' as he puts it is OUR house, the Peoples' house which coincidentally is full of...public servants. We are their masters not the wrong way round and none of us needs an invitation from the butler or the footman.
Posted by: Cesare || 06/24/2021 16:18 Comments || Top||

#22  20 years or Rantburg? So Horseshoe have you always gone by this handle? I've been around a few years, just a few and this name is rather new to me? And where is .com when we need him
Posted by: 49 Pan || 06/24/2021 17:11 Comments || Top||

#23  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs says Critical Race Theory is important, blames Capitol Riot on ‘White Rage

What, no mention of Antifa and the nutjobs and their roles? Millie has become a poque and a tool for pushing this leftwing narrative crap. Many of the videos of Jan. 6th show that capital police and others LEs seemed to be inviting protesters into the House. LE also appeared to way undermanned on the 6th.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 17:19 Comments || Top||

#24  I've been reading Rantburg for about 15 years. Today is the first time I've heard of 'Horseshoe'. Have you had another name in the past?

As for the General. He spoke of 'White Rage'. I saw no rage there with people wandering around the capitol building (after being invited in). There were a few (but not thousands). And if he doesn't know what the people were upset (but not raging) about then he's must be pretty ignorant - or stupid enough to believe CNN.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/24/2021 19:41 Comments || Top||

#25  Horseshit, go fuck yourself. You are a commie, and not American. Prove otherwise.
Posted by: Shiva Protector of the Hohlraums || 06/24/2021 21:42 Comments || Top||

#26  We inherit the consequences of Obama's purge of the military.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 06/24/2021 22:35 Comments || Top||


Raucous Virginia school board meeting on transgender rights cut short
[NYPOST] Two people were arrested during a fiery
...a single two-syllable word carrying connotations of both incoherence and viciousness. A fiery delivery implies an audience of rubes and yokels, preferably forming up into a mob...
public meeting Tuesday night of an embattled Virginia school board, which cut off public comments when a fight erupted during discussions on a proposal on transgender rights, according to reports.

More than 300 people attended the raucous meeting — many voicing opposition to the proposed Policy 8040, which would require teachers to use a child’s preferred gender pronouns, Loudoun Now reported.

Former state Sen. Dick Black also assailed the board for its push to include Critical Race Theory

...teaches that skin color is the most important characteristic of any person, which translates to separate but equal with a different bunch in charge. All whites and Asians are born racist and racism permeates every aspect of society, which should be dismantled and the remains turned over to the kind of dipshit who pushes this nonsense...
in the curriculum, claiming that it teaches kids to hate others because of their skin color.

The crowd repeatedly cheered public speakers who slammed school board members and denounced the plan that would provide bathroom and locker room access based on students’ gender identities.

Transgender student-athletes would be allowed to participate on teams based on their gender identity, and teachers and staff would be required to use students’ preferred pronouns.


Posted by: Fred || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Most parents are so busy working and taking care of their families that it never occurs to them to run for school board. But they better start thinking about it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 13:21 Comments || Top||

#2  ^No. They better start looking for good private tutors.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 13:26 Comments || Top||

#3  It costs money to hire a tutor or to pay for a private school and then you're still stuck paying taxes for the public schools. It's cheaper to fix the schools.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 14:53 Comments || Top||

#4  ^You can't fix public schools.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 15:03 Comments || Top||

#5  No you can't fix public schools, at least not in America. I suspect the system will evolve into go your own way with periodic testing for credentials for those who want to pursue them.
Posted by: Cesare || 06/24/2021 16:21 Comments || Top||

#6  ^Except, they'll not give up without a fight - neither the teachers' unions nor the institutions of "higher learning".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 16:33 Comments || Top||

#7  ^ They need to be brought to heel.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 16:40 Comments || Top||

#8  ^Good luck - but they're fighting for their lives.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 16:47 Comments || Top||

#9  The parents are fighting for their children.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 17:36 Comments || Top||

#10  #4 You can't fix public schools.

This is correct. Even with supposed "local control," a parent or group of parents is up against a leviathan. You can't override the teachers unions. Better to leave the public schools entirely
Posted by: Herb Thalet6454 || 06/24/2021 19:34 Comments || Top||


Biden announces crackdown on guns and will let states and cities seeing crime surges use $350 billion in COVID relief to hire MORE cops after defund the police gutted forces across the US
[Daily Mail, wenre America gets its news]
  • President Biden said summer spike in violence would worsen as U.S. reopensHe said no-one needed weapons firing 100 rounds, unless they thought 'the deer are wearing Kevlar vests'

  • Homicides rose 30% and shootings spiked by 8% in large cities last year

  • President laid blame squarely on the proliferation of guns on Wednesday

  • He promised a 'zero tolerance' policy for gun sellers found breaking the law

  • Biden, 78, is carefully straddling his opposition for the extreme 'defund the police' movement and fulfilling his promise to deliver concrete judicial reform

  • Republican AGs warned last year the summer riots would lead to a crime surge

  • Gun rights advocates have criticized Biden for pointing the finger at gun dealers rather than criminals

Posted by: Skidmark || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yes, once again, the Donks use everyone else's money to cover their Foxtrot Uniform.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/24/2021 8:22 Comments || Top||

#2  He won't do anything. Back when Joe was Obama's boy a couple were killed on the Texas side of the border by gunmen who retreated back into Mexico. Obama said they were going to get them. Nothing was done after that. Nothing. Ever.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/24/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Why, its almost like the goal is to federalize law enforcement.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/24/2021 10:38 Comments || Top||

#4  we have seen this movie before

a huge number of people illegally possess guns but these people are frequently, probably mostly, gang members, tightly or loosely affiliated, typically black or hispanic. If the police start taking on this crime, the convictions will more heavily lean black and hispanic and the libs will scream
Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/24/2021 11:14 Comments || Top||

#5  After hours basketball? CRT scholarships? Graft for (D)em politicians?
Posted by: magpie || 06/24/2021 18:29 Comments || Top||

#6  The left creates the problem and then say they need more money to solve the problem. Usually, that money goes into efforts to consoldate or obtain more power.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 23:31 Comments || Top||

#7  Midnight Reparations
Posted by: Herb Tojo6317 || 06/24/2021 23:33 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Biden': 'If you think you need to have weapons to take on the government, you need F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons.''
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
"And after President Joe Biden nuked the suburbs of Columbus, Omaha, San Angelo. Natchidotches, Louisiana and Senatobia, Mississippi, there was peace throughout the land as a docile population pooled their remaining money for reparations, Spanish lessons, and the construction of new mosques in every city, town, and village"

This is the perfect illustration of the difference between being ruled and being governed. Obama was "ready to rule from day one" and the Tea Party is no more. (Oh? You thought it died a natural death?) Trump attempted to govern as a mediator between equal parties. He argued, he called names, he pointed fingers, but Think Progress and Move0n keep ticking right along. The French, Russian, Italian, and even German resistances all operated under the assumption that even if you don't have artillery, you can quietly kill the artillerist. There are consequences, of course. Just ask Lidice. I consider killing Heydrich to be Right, nuking Omaha to be Wrong.
Posted by: Fred || 06/24/2021 10:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under:

#1  They did that to Afghanistan for 20 years and still couldn't win.
Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 06/24/2021 10:47 Comments || Top||

#2  I had an NPA general tell me once, we cant fight against tanks and fighter planes. But all tanks need gas and all planes have to land...
Posted by: 49 Pan || 06/24/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Challenge accepted
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/24/2021 11:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Boots (or maybe Dr Scholls) on the ground, Joey-boi.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/24/2021 14:49 Comments || Top||

#5  Actually, no. We just have to make sure that the ones you have don't work when you want them. Considering the folks you have managing things, this shouldn't be too difficult.
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/24/2021 15:17 Comments || Top||

#6  Somebody ought remind this joker he's a public servant, you work for US, Joey-boy.
Posted by: Cesare || 06/24/2021 16:13 Comments || Top||

#7  "Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.--Abraham Lincoln"

This has gotten perverted by these clowns.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 16:59 Comments || Top||


POTUS: you need F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons.
Yes, the dems are really that stoopid.

Every time gun control devolves into taunts about men with rifles against a government with jet fighters and nukes, I explain that Chechens fought the Russian Army to a standstill, twice.

And history, recent history, is replete with similar examples of men with guns fighting a modern military to a standstill.

In a fight between an insurgency and a government, my money is on the insurgents.

[Twitter]

Kurt Schlichter gives journalists some questions to ask the president after his comments about needing F-15s and nukes to fight the government
Twitchy has the Twitter series (thread?), which gets pretty technical. I now know what BCTs are. Also tweets from a few others on the subject, like Dana Loesch.
Posted by: badanov || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [264 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not Bee™ ... Unfortunately.
Posted by: magpie || 06/24/2021 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2 
Arrogantly the usurper president speaks, as if throwing down 👇 the gauntlet to 'We the People'...

"Come get us"...he says... fight us with your military...

Really... Tell us where any other president in American history, challenged his nation, his people, to fight the government with their military weapons...

I'll wait for the answer mr. dementia
Posted by: Dopey Panda5669 || 06/24/2021 0:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Some years back, there was an article in the local paper about how, based on the number of permits sold, Michigan deer hunters were the 5th largest army in the world. Deer hunters - guys whose hobby is lurking unseen in the woods, shooting man-sized animals who have no idea they are there.

It saddens me that we are having this discussion.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/24/2021 0:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Be careful what you ask for asshole.
Posted by: Spoter B || 06/24/2021 0:51 Comments || Top||

#5  ^^^^

I would have said that but I was at a loss for the words... ☺
Posted by: Dopey Panda5669 || 06/24/2021 1:06 Comments || Top||

#6  The expected words from someone who comes to power in a putsch. They think they've taken everything because they own the election machinery and feds. History tells us these things are only strong until a population decides to put up with a constitution. The day they realize it doesn't mean jack shit anymore...

As for fighting in urban environments, unless the Leftist Government is willing to raze its own substructures of power, paint themselves the scum of the earth, it will be Ceaușescu-ed with hunting rifles, baseball bats and dynamite. If inbred pashtuns with 80s gear and low tech tactics can force the American military to the arm-wrestling tables, I have much greater faith in Bubba with his S&W3000 and Todd with his military XP.

What's more, the deepState itself will prevent the crazy Left leadership once a physical clash begins to ramp up.

A considerable use of militant force could actually bring the real deepState to its senses and force it to negotiate terms, cutting out the Dems and entrenched globalists. Not to mention, erect a real checks & balances edifice more in character with the ideal of a Republic. For bureaucrats and professional pols, after all everything is about money and the perpetuation of power to make money, right? Only some elitist loons in the Democrat party and a black marxist minority believe it's about re-making America. Cut them out and they're insignificant. Tie them off later, with the blessing of Washington 2.0 and consolidate control as a majoritarian Republic.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/24/2021 3:07 Comments || Top||

#7  Somebody forgot to take their meds?

I mean, even if he's right about the balance of power* - why taunt the opposition?

*Not going to argue about it, that's not the point.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 5:25 Comments || Top||

#8  We've been in Afghanistan for 20 years now. The Taliban doesn't have F15s or nukes. Guess who looks like the winner. It's right there in front of everyone's face but the Left is absolutely blind to it.

Meanwhile back at the base, most of the personnel these days live off post. Got to ask yourself, why the Mexican cops are so ineffective against the cartels. Cause the cartels know where they and their families live.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/24/2021 7:20 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ We don't have to look as far as Afghanistan. The gangs in Chicago don't have nukes or F-15's, but do have thousands of members, use guns routinely, and have yet to be suppressed by the authorities. If Biden wants gun control, let's see him start small: disarm the Vice Lords.
Posted by: Matt || 06/24/2021 8:52 Comments || Top||

#10  Well, what fresh holy hell is in the news today?

-sips coffee, presses play-

Fucking Christ Really?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/24/2021 9:58 Comments || Top||

#11  Says the regime whose picked mast head talks like a dog with peanut butter on its balls.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 06/24/2021 11:14 Comments || Top||

#12  @#8: Not to worry. The ROE will be changed when the destruction turns inwards against "white oppressors."
Posted by: Marilyn Hupase6044 || 06/24/2021 11:39 Comments || Top||

#13  It's the kind of thing a ruler says when he knows the people do not support him.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 13:59 Comments || Top||

#14  I mean, if he's gonna say shit like this, he might as well admit that the 2020 election results were illegitimate.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 14:10 Comments || Top||

#15  Careful. Horrible as it is to say, his replacement will be worse
Buckle your seatbelts
Posted by: Angavique Bourbon3372 || 06/24/2021 15:35 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Biden suddenly OUSTS Border Patrol chief who supported the wall two days before Kamala's trip: White House prepares for immigration leadership overhaul - as 21 Republicans move to censure the president over migration crisis
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott announced in a Facebook post on Wednesday that he was told by President Biden to relocate, resign or retire

  • The announcement comes as the administration prepares to overhaul the agency amid a prevailing migration crisis

  • It also comes just two days before Vice President Kamala Harris plans to head to the U.S.-Mexico border

  • At the same time, 21 House Republicans introduced a bill on Wednesday to censure Biden over his failure to secure the U.S. border

  • Biden put Harris in charge of dealing with the migration crisis in March

  • The announcement of a trip comes after Trump already said last week he will visit the border on Wednesday, June 30 – Harris will beat him there by five days

  • Trump released a statement Wednesday claiming Harris is only going to the border now because he decided to go to the border

  • He wrote: 'If Governor Abbott and I weren't going there next week, she would have never gone!'
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/24/2021 09:12 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [71 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Making room for a criminal replacement.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 06/24/2021 21:35 Comments || Top||

#2  The Dems didn't like him saying the wall worked.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 23:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Beyond criminal. This is dereliction of duties under the Constitution. Grounds for impeaching the shithead.
Posted by: Blinky Spawn of the Ostrogoths5062 || 06/24/2021 23:38 Comments || Top||


Stacey Abrams Makes Millions Running Local Elections in Fulton County
[DJHJMedia] Stacey Abrams has found it to be extremely profitable to supply temporary workers for election in Fulton County elections. She owns a temporary agency, Happy Faces, that supplies the people who counted the votes in Fulton County, Georgia. How confident would you be in an election where Abrams decides who counts the votes? Sure, there is no conflict of interest there. And she got rich doing it.

From The Gateway Pundit

Evidence presented at this morning’s public meeting of the Fulton County Commission shows former Democrat gubernatorial candidate and State Rep Stacey Abrams controlled and financed the main contractor used in Fulton County elections during the Nov 3rd poll and the Jan 5th U.S. Senate runoff.

Evidence showed direct financial underwriting of the staffing service Happy Faces Personnel Group, by groups controlled by Abrams. In other words, a highly partisan Democrat political operative controlled the elections in Fulton County, which also involved a Nigerian national.

And make money, she did. She provided temps for elections in Georgia amounting to $3,198,798.04! She also somehow managed to receive two Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PPE):
Posted by: Thring Hupavirong4453 || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Have you seen her food bills?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 2:21 Comments || Top||

#2  ^^
No, I haven't seen her food bills, but I have seen the double ender semitrucks', that deliver her food twice a week.. Why do you ask ?
Posted by: Crereger Fliper7224 || 06/24/2021 2:57 Comments || Top||

#3  ^She needs these millions.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 06/24/2021 2:58 Comments || Top||

#4 
Yup. about $400,000.00 a week, if she don't want to wither off to nothing... 120 to 185 pounds for normal people.
Posted by: Crereger Fliper7224 || 06/24/2021 3:05 Comments || Top||

#5  ^^

I exaggerate more like a mere $7K a week... but really its crooked money..she is a crook.
Posted by: Crereger Fliper7224 || 06/24/2021 3:09 Comments || Top||

#6 

Wakandans know how to extort...
Posted by: Crereger Fliper7224 || 06/24/2021 3:10 Comments || Top||

#7  It's not often you see the words 'Stacey Abrams' and 'run' in the same sentence.
Posted by: Raj || 06/24/2021 8:53 Comments || Top||

#8  Another day, another Wakandan Shakedown
Posted by: Glomons Lumplump9500 || 06/24/2021 9:00 Comments || Top||

#9  did she supply counters when she run for governor? That must be when they learnt their lessons.
Posted by: Chris || 06/24/2021 9:02 Comments || Top||

#10  “Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.” ― Joseph Stalin

Her size and weight aside...

How the hell did a Democratic Party hack get to decide who counts the votes? Didn't anyone notice?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 06/24/2021 9:38 Comments || Top||

#11  /\ Two things make this ole world go around.... and the other one is money. Something tells me neither Kemp or Raffensperger view Abrams as a sexual trophy. Of course, I could again be wrong.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/24/2021 9:42 Comments || Top||

#12  You do not earn that type of money without getting the desired outcome expected from the person writing the checks.
Posted by: Airandee || 06/24/2021 11:27 Comments || Top||

#13  How the hell did a Democratic Party hack get to decide who counts the votes? Didn't anyone notice?

My guess is a fella named Soros gave her the idea and the seed money for Happy Faces. Hard for me to believe she could come up with either on her own.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 13:33 Comments || Top||

#14  TonzAFun (or, more likely, the entity running her show) parlayed her sex and skin color into a taxpayer-funded money machine? Say it ain't so!
Posted by: Ghost of George H.W. Bush || 06/24/2021 22:49 Comments || Top||

#15  Soros, or Zuckerbloomberg
Posted by: Kofi McCoy9155 || 06/24/2021 23:31 Comments || Top||


Socialist Wins Dem Primary in Buffalo, NY
Thank goodness I grew up in one of the very Republican suburbs despite it being where the University of Buffalo professors lived.
[NYPost] In a stunning upstate upset, Democratic-Socialist insurgent India Walton toppled four-term incumbent Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, an ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Tuesday's primary election.
Brown refused to debate Walton and didn't campaign much. There were only about 15% turnout. Other Socialists picked up city council seats.
Walton, a 38-year-old mother of four and staunch union supporter, was propelled to victory, in part, through strong backing by the leftist Working Families Party; and will likely become the first female mayor in Buffalo's history.

"I became a mother at 14. The majority of my campaign's leadership team is working mothers. People like us often get told we don't belong in politics. But WFP [Working Families Party] believed in us and invested in us," she said in a statement Wednesday.

A self-described socialist, Walton was backed by the Buffalo chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not to worry, Buffalo will show how to do Socialism correctly.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 06/24/2021 11:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah, if ever there was a place where they can afford socialism, it's Buffalo...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/24/2021 12:24 Comments || Top||

#3  I expect Niagara Falls to run out of water shortly...
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/24/2021 15:19 Comments || Top||

#4  How many Democrats are not Socialists now?
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 06/24/2021 18:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Marxism seems strong in the young black community.

It must be stopped.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 06/24/2021 23:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Seems like one of those devil's choices: Crony of Cuomo vs. Dem Socialist. Pubs have also offered up a few of such choices to voters. As a citizen, you end up losing either way. The difficulty is trying to figure out how to lose the least.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 23:21 Comments || Top||

#7  Just leave. Get out and let the Dems rot in their Wakandan-Woke, third-world anarchic shitholes
Posted by: Ulavimp Johnson7219 || 06/24/2021 23:40 Comments || Top||


Ballot count underway in NYC mayoral primary: Eric Adams has 10-point lead as Wiley, Garcia battle for second
[NYPOST] Eric Adams commanded a formidable 10-point lead of the first-choice votes in New York City’s hotly contested Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday. Late returns showed the Brooklyn borough president well ahead of the pack — but it will be a couple of weeks before a winner can actually be declared.

"New York City said our first choice is Eric Adams," he told a roaring crowd of supporters at his election night party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

"Brothers and sisters, the race is not over but the movement is here," Adams continued. "New Yorkers said the more we know Eric, the more we like Eric."

"Tonight all of us, we are on the precipice of gaining the keys to the prosperity of our city."

The first round of the Democratic mayoral primary voting had Adams (253,234 votes), Maya Wiley (177,722 votes) and Kathryn Garcia (155,812 votes) one, two, three, with 96.62 percent of the precincts reporting.

But Adams, a former NYPD captain, has opened a daunting lead, with 31.66 percent of the 799,827 ballots counted as of 1:48 a.m.

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#1 
With 99% of the precincts reporting, an abrupt stop in the count was noted at 4-5:01 AM this morning. The tally 'reset' with 60% of the 3 candidate exchanging numerical counts by extremely accurate talleys...one candidate received 56 thousand and 3/5th votes with the previous front runner loosing 19 thousand and 2/5th votes, with the 3rd runner upp candidate being disqualified because the district lines were moved in the afternoon of the election day.

As you know, this is New York, in a Democrat primary, anything can happen, you witnessed it so its legitimate according to our rules.
Posted by: Clereger Ulaiting5821 || 06/24/2021 6:24 Comments || Top||


Biden to blame crime wave on guns rather than post-protest tolerance for lawlessness
How clever of him, to be sure.
[NYPOST] President Joe Biden
...... 46th president of the U.S. We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women created ... by the — you know — you know, the thing......
on Wednesday will unveil a "zero tolerance" policy for "rogue" gun dealers accused of violating rules as his administration blames a national crime wave on guns and the COVID-19 pandemic rather than big-city pushes to defund the police and increased tolerance for lawlessness following nationwide police brutality protests.

The zero-tolerance policy will be enforced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — which may soon be led by David Chipman, an anti-gun activist whom gun rights groups are seeking to block from Senate confirmation.

The policy could have a significant impact on federally licensed gun dealers. In fiscal 2020, for example, the ATF performed nearly 6,000 inspections of licensees and found violations in about 44 percent of cases, though most received warnings or no penalty and just 136 of 2,550 violators lost their licenses.

Biden will announce the policy during a Wednesday speech addressing the surge in murders, shootings and certain other forms of violent mostly peaceful crime, such as carjackings. The speech will also underscore that localities can use COVID-19 relief funds approved in March "to hire more officers" for police forces, a senior White House official said.

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#3  Not to mention letting the felons and crackheads out of jail during the "pandemic".
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 06/24/2021 10:25 Comments || Top||

#4  Most blue-run cities have become dangerous. For example, Buckhead used to be safe but gradually this has changed over the years. Residents of Buckhead are trying to have their policing break away from the Atlanta PD.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 17:32 Comments || Top||


Graham calls cartels, Taliban, China 'winners' in Biden administration
[NYPOST] Sen. Lindsey Graham
...soft-spoken senator from South Carolina, former best buddy of John Maverick McCain. Since McCain's demise, Graham has become more outspoken, more Republican and more of a supporter of President Trump. The speech he gave in support of Brett Kavanaugh was downright manly and really cheesed off the Dems...
accused the Biden administration (aka the Wilmington comorra)
...knaves, footpads, and adjusters employed by the Biden Crime Family. They leave a trail of havoc everywhere they turn their attention, be it the nation's borders, the Keystone XL Pipeline, or epidemics, sometimes on purpose, most times through sheer arrogant ineptitude. They learnt this stuff in college, you know...
Tuesday of practicing "incompetent domestic and foreign policy" that is only benefiting criminals and US adversaries.

"All these policies are blowing up in the Biden-Harris administration’s face," Graham (R-SC) told Fox News’ "Hannity." "Six months since they’ve been in charge — let’s name the winners in the past six months.

"Drug cartels in Mexico, human traffickers and coyotes in Mexico, the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
in Afghanistan, the Iranian ayatollah, Russia, [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, and China have all been the biggest winners of incompetent domestic and foreign policy," the senator added.

The Department of Homeland Security is set to announce Wednesday that thousands of asylum-seekers whose claims were dismissed due to failure to appear in immigration court will get a chance to come to the US make their case, a move Graham described as another example of the White House being "incompetent and foolish when it comes to managing illegal immigration."

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#1  Graham gets one thing wrong: It's not incompetence. It's the plan.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 06/24/2021 13:38 Comments || Top||

#2  The Taliban were winners against the US from the beginning. Limited wars result in limited success.
Posted by: jpal || 06/24/2021 16:41 Comments || Top||

#3  Graham stated it well except for what Abu added in #1. Are the Pubs going to do anything about this? Too many Pubs are busy being Dems.
Posted by: JohnQC || 06/24/2021 17:26 Comments || Top||


Curtis Sliwa cruises to easy win over Mateo in Republican primary for NYC mayor
[NYPOST] Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa cruised to a big victory as the Republican nominee for mayor, handily defeating rival Fernando Mateo following a feisty and entertaining primary fight, according to Board of Election returns released Tuesday night.

"Curtis won and we want to unite the Republican Party and we hope Fernando Mateo will join us," Sliwa senior campaign adviser Rob Cole told The Post.

It was a rout.

Sliwa captured 68.8 percent or 34,758 of the Republican votes to 27 percent or 13,655 votes for Mateo, a restaurateur who advocates for bodega owners and taxi drivers.

More than 95 percent of the precincts were reporting.

A victorious Sliwa stepped up to the podium at the Empire Steakhouse in Midtown to chants of "Curtis! Curtis!" surrounded by former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and supermarket mogul and 77 WABC owner John Catsimatidis.

"Ladies and gentlemen, we have just won the Republican Party in an overwhelming way," Sliwa said.

"It was a long period of time that took going door to door, street by street, subway station by subway station, and spreading the word. It could never have happened had it not been for John and Margo Catsimatidis. And to Rudy Giuliani, who endorsed me along with other major Republicans all over this city," he said.


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#1  The most popular 'Pub in NYC be like the most popular bunch of broccoli in the patch.
Posted by: Ghost of George H.W. Bush || 06/24/2021 22:46 Comments || Top||


Analysis says Biden's tax plan will effectively cut lower- and middle-class wages
[NYPOST] Here’s something new to worry about when it comes to President Joe Biden
...... 46th president of the U.S. The very model of probity.......
’s tax plan: It could hit you in the paycheck.

A new analysis from the Tax Policy Center shows the White House’s plan to hike the minimum rate on corporate taxes to 28 percent from the current rate of 21 percent will effectively hit the finances of lower- and middle-income taxpayers to the tune of $300 — in the form of lower wages.

Some readers may have understandably been scratching their heads on Monday when the Tax Policy Center’s report got released, as its verbiage framed the hit as an actual tax increase.

"About three-quarters of middle-income households would face a tax increase averaging about $300," according to the paper by Howard Gleckman. "But nearly all would be a result of those higher corporate taxes."

Reached after the report’s publication, Gleckman clarified that the $300 was actually a reference to his projections of lost compensation. In addition to companies cutting wages to offset higher tax bills, Gleckman predicts that anyone with a 401K will likely see their net worth shrink as the tax plan deflates the stock market.

Posted by: Fred || 06/24/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Progressives cheer when Inflation destroys the Bourgeoisie Middle Class.
Posted by: magpie || 06/24/2021 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  They don't count inflation as a tax.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 06/24/2021 7:46 Comments || Top||

#3  SKTSOB
Posted by: Chris || 06/24/2021 9:06 Comments || Top||

#4  The cost accountants long ago figured out that taxes are just an expense like any other expense. If one category of expense goes up, well, some other category of expense has to go down.
Posted by: Tom || 06/24/2021 13:02 Comments || Top||



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