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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Joe Biden Goes Golfing While Americans Left Behind in Afghanistan
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Joe you are Ernie on the Golf Course,
America is Bert,
You are a Political Monkey
Have a Banana.

Posted by: Vinegar Wheasing2554 || 09/14/2021 3:10 Comments || Top||

#2  this is a bellwether of the media's attitude towards a President.

once they start attacking him when he plays golf, he has lost the media. Biden has last his favor. Who made the call?
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/14/2021 7:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Golf: Good when Bath House or Bidet do it. Bad when Trump does it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2021 8:00 Comments || Top||

#4  I'm suprised Joey's handlers will allow him to hold something as potentially dangerous as a golf club. What if, as he was going up to tee off, somebody heckled him from the gallery. You have secret service agents diving in front of the driver to stop the ensuing calamity.
Oh the humanity...
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/14/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#5  I believe that he rode around in a golf cart, maybe took a swipe at a couple of balls. I don't imagine that Senator Kaufman had very high expectations.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/14/2021 11:59 Comments || Top||


Biden's federal vaccine mandate does NOT apply to Congress because it is only for the executive branch
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Biden's executive order requiring all federal workers to be vaccinated does not extend to members of Congress, their staff or the federal courts
    And also the unions, we are told.
  • The president on Thursday signed sweeping executive orders, one of which required all federal workers to be vaccinated
    How many do not belong to unions?
  • Another forced companies with over 100 employees to require vaccination or ask workers to take a Covid test once a week
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What a shock - another 'law' that doesn't apply to Congress. Rules are indeed for the little people.
Posted by: Raj || 09/14/2021 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  ..nor the Judiciary, its a separation of powers issue. Each branch very protective of their own interests and power.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/14/2021 7:32 Comments || Top||

#3  What about all the so called "fourth branch?" (i.e. all the regulatory agencies?) Together they probably make up most of the government employees.

Posted by: Woozle Panda2676 || 09/14/2021 11:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Executive Order only effects 'Executive Branch' and serfs citizens
Posted by: magpie || 09/14/2021 11:49 Comments || Top||

#5  Does it apply to whitehouse employees? The CDC? NIH? FDA?
Posted by: Angstrom || 09/14/2021 13:55 Comments || Top||

#6  Ain't it funny how "progressives" are always wetting themselves over "equity" and "equality" but in reality have so many tiers and exceptions in their rulez?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2021 15:08 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
HR5717 - If you like where OZ is now, you'll love this bill
[Congress.gov]

§ 932. License to own firearms and ammunition

"(a) In General.—Except otherwise provided in this section, it shall be unlawful for any individual who is not licensed under this section to knowingly purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition.

"(v) (1) It shall be unlawful for a person to import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, a semiautomatic assault weapon.

"(cc) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), it shall be unlawful for a person to import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, a firearm silencer or firearm muffler.



Posted by: Mercutio || 09/14/2021 08:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Another reason why I reload.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/14/2021 9:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Sponsor: Rep. "Guam will tip over" Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 01/30/2020)
Committees: House - Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/10/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)
Posted by: Frank G || 09/14/2021 10:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Case #987: You don't need an ID to vote, but....
Posted by: magpie || 09/14/2021 11:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Latest Action: House - 03/10/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee

They tried, but Land of the Free indeed. Smart move by pragmatic committee heads, Democrats though they are.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/14/2021 14:17 Comments || Top||

#5 

So if calling fir VOTER ID is Racist...
Then isn't HR-5717 Racist?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/14/2021 15:59 Comments || Top||

#6  ...pretty much. Justice Thomas wrote a long opinion on how 'gun laws' in the south were used to disarm a particular community.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/14/2021 17:53 Comments || Top||


Economy
Banks escalate fight over IRS reporting in Biden budget plan
[AMERICANBANKER] The financial services sector is girding for an extended battle over a legislative proposal requiring banks and other institutions to report customer account data meant to bring in more federal tax dollars.The measure is being considered by politicians as a source of revenue in 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...
's proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan. It could result in banks having to report transaction data for any account with at least $600 of inflows or outflows annually.

Bankers and even some consumer advocates have blasted the idea, which first garnered attention this past spring as part of the administration's American Families Plan, as a compliance headache and a privacy nightmare for customers. Financial institutions say they already report reams of data to the Internal Revenue Service.



Posted by: Fred || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under:


Government Corruption
California Republicans told they already voted due to something 'wonky' with computers, KTLA reports
So the Republicans have already voted in the system. But, hey, you can have a provisional ballot, which, if approved by your Dem-controlled local authorities, can be accepted, but since your ballot's already in, it's just negating this one, so it's like you never voted either way. Really slick.
[BIZPACREVIEW]Reports of voting issues are coming out of Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, in advance of Tuesday’s special recall election when the fate of embattled Governor Gavin can't be Bee'd Newsom
...the Mitt Romneyesque mayor of San Francisco as it transformed itself into Poopville, currently governor of California as it transforms itself into Cinderland...
will be decided, leading to confusion and suspicion among some voters.

According to a local news report, residents who went to cast their votes at a Woodland Hills high school were shocked when they were told that they had already voted according to computers.

The problems occurred at an early voting site at El Camino Real Charter High School where several people were informed by staffers that they wouldn’t be able to cast their ballots and were given provisional ballots instead.

Those who were turned away appear to have one thing in common — they are Republicans.

KTLA reports that something "wonky" may be going on in the San Fernando Valley.

Estelle Bender, an 88-year-old West Hills resident told a news hound, "I got there at 10:30, gave her this and she scanned it, and said you voted."

"I said, no I haven’t, and she said this has been happening all morning. The man next to me was arguing the same thing," she said.

She added, "So as I left — I did the provisional ballot — I was really angry, and I saw two women walking toward me as I left and I said don’t be surprised if they tell you you’ve already voted, and she said, they’ve already done that."

When asked by the news hound who she voted for, Bender responded, "well I asked the couple, the young women who I talked to and I said, are you by any chance Republicans?"

"She said yes, and I said so am I, and so are the two friends who had the problem at VFW," she said.

Some Twitter users smelled a rat.

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder responded: "The voters who experienced this issue were offered and provided a provisional ballot — the failsafe option to ensure no one is turned away from voting. Provisional ballots are regular ballots and once the eligibility of the voter is verified, they are processed and counted. After troubleshooting the issue, the equipment at the locations was replaced and voting continued."

Republicans have good reason to be skeptical following the controversy over the 2020 presidential election, one that former President Donald J. Trump continues to contend was rigged, and if there are more voting problems in California, public faith in fair elections will almost certainly be adversely affected.

Governor Newsom is pulling out all the stops as he fights for his political life in an election that is too close to call and will be bringing in President Joe The Big Guy Biden
...46th president of the U.S., father of Hunter. He blames Trump for losing Afghanistan....
hoping that he will be able to close the deal with the party faithful.

Posted by: Fred || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [302 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The fix is in, already. And Biden totally got 81 million legit votes.
Posted by: Raj || 09/14/2021 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  If he wins by theft and corruption which obviously is occuring, it is time remove these tyrants by any means necessary.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 09/14/2021 5:19 Comments || Top||

#3  if there's one word I can't wait to see dead, it is 'wonky'

that and 'thoughts?' are the bane of my email inbox
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/14/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Why is the 'wonkiness' always happening to those in one party?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/14/2021 7:29 Comments || Top||

#5  the mail in ballots were sent to voters in June

it is possible that Bender, age 88, voted by mail and forgot that she had done it

also possible that someone intercepted the mail in ballot and voted for her

I'm not sure if CA requires a drivers license or similar ID with the mail in ballot
Posted by: Lord Garth || 09/14/2021 7:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Any guess who they already voted for?

The problem wasn't that these people 'already voted'. But that they were informed that they had. I suspect elsewhere the 'second vote' would be simply ignored. It's not like they have a chain of custody or anything.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/14/2021 8:59 Comments || Top||


#8  None of you will do anything about it.
Posted by: Saltie Fork || 09/14/2021 10:48 Comments || Top||

#9  The word "wonky" doesn't seem to apply here.

wonky: preoccupied with arcane details or procedures in a specialized field

No, that's not quite right. Of course it's just like Democrats to mangle the language. But I'd like to suggest a more appropriate term.

hinky:

1. slang : NERVOUS, JITTERY
2. slang : SUSPICIOUS
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/14/2021 12:11 Comments || Top||

#10  And, Saltie Fork, you gonna lead the charge for us?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/14/2021 12:11 Comments || Top||

#11  Democracy is Dead;
Died November 2020.
Posted by: Flusoth Bumble8598 || 09/14/2021 12:18 Comments || Top||

#12  Just voted on the Dominion machine so I'm quite certain the CCP is aware of my preference by now.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/14/2021 14:37 Comments || Top||

#13  The Dems wouldn't have trotted out their "superstars" if they weren't absolutely sure the steal was gonna work.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 09/14/2021 15:49 Comments || Top||

#14  The Dems wouldn't have trotted out their "superstars" if they weren't absolutely sure the steal was gonna work.

And Team Joe Kamela is probably looking for anything resembling a win.

Imagine the polling if they are trying to ride Newsom's coattails.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/14/2021 18:43 Comments || Top||

#15  One thing is certain: He was on the easy ride to Senator/possible POTUS. No more
Posted by: Frank G || 09/14/2021 20:34 Comments || Top||

#16  Should Larry Elders win, he would possibly be a position to appoint a replacement Senator should Feinstein retire or kick the bucket. Dems are going all out to stop Elders. Doesn't appear that Newsom has done much to address California's problems.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/14/2021 22:57 Comments || Top||


Book Reveals Biden Family Corruption, ‘We've Got People All Around the World Who Want to Invest in Joe Biden'
[Breitbart] A new book released Monday indicates Biden family corruption schemes sought to enrich son Hunter and brother Jim Biden while Joe Biden was the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Author of The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power, Ben Schreckinger, was told by one of Jim’s former business partners, "Jim’s job is to ensure the lifestyle is good for the family." The method of doing so reportedly entailed Hunter and Jim acquiring a hedge fund, Paradigm Global Advisors, which was founded and run by cocaine addict James Park.

"Jim and Hunter offered to buy the firm out for $21 million," an offer inspired by Joe Biden’s plan to run for the Democrat "presidential nomination, and his son’s work for a Washington lobbying firm would be a problem." Hunter was at that time employed at a lobbying firm that would present a conflict of interest for Joe Biden’s campaign.

"Hunter would have his new job, CEO of Paradigm, with a starting salary of $1.2 million," Schreckinger wrote in the New York Post. "His experience in the financial sector amounted to a few years on the payroll of a credit-card issuer."
Son of The senator From MBNA™
The position as a hedge fund manager reportedly enabled the Biden family to "tap the global demand for business partnerships with the relatives of a powerful American official," Joe Biden.

In order to capitalize on the hedge fund with cash to make profitable acquisitions, Jim reportedly told one of his partners, Anthony Lotito, that he should not worry over raising money.

"Don’t worry about investors," Jim reportedly told Lotito. "We’ve got people all around the world who want to invest in Joe Biden." "We’ve got investors lined up in a line of 747s filled with cash ready to invest in this company," Jim reportedly added.
...
The hedge fund was still unsuccessful, despite the appearances Joe Biden helped create to encourage investments, for example, by sending firefighters who wanted to invest, literally into the firm. Ultimately, "Paradigm’s executives searched in vain to find an overseas bank or other foreign buyer to take the business off their hands, including in the banking haven of Switzerland."

In the end, no entity would buy the fund from the Biden family, ending the hedge fund’s hopes of success.
Not only greedy and corrupt but stupid too.
Posted by: Greager Angeash7687 || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under:

#1  To You and Your Cult, Joe Biden, A Salute From America.

Posted by: Vinegar Wheasing2554 || 09/14/2021 3:02 Comments || Top||



Home Front: Politix
White House abruptly cuts feed of Biden mid-sentence as he asks question at wildfires briefing
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [248 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why do I suddenly feel the vibes of a


Baloney Sandwich
Posted by: Vinegar Wheasing2554 || 09/14/2021 2:58 Comments || Top||

#2  My neurotransmitters are failing again. Isn't it time for my Serotonin jab and some ice cream ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2021 8:03 Comments || Top||

#3  It is clear Biden is having mental issues that place the USA safety and defense in question.

It a serious challenge for Nancy and Harris and other Socialcrat leadership to deny this and claim they did not know.

A case could be made they have used and abused Biden's mental issue/condition for personal and/or political reasons.

Therefor, they have been usurping the Office of the President.

Come 2022, isn't this grounds for Impeachment and/or Arrest for treason?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/14/2021 9:59 Comments || Top||


#5  We have just learned that the Presidency doesn't matter; General Milley could silently take then-President Trump out of the critical decision loop, so presumably the same is being done with Uncle Zhou Xiden.
Posted by: Glenmore || 09/14/2021 17:10 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ I've wondered about that for several months now. Looks like General Milley has the football.

One thing for certain, Milley isn't acting alone. We may YET discover who is really pulling the strings.


Posted by: Besoeker || 09/14/2021 17:12 Comments || Top||

#7  Obama and Soros
Posted by: 746 || 09/14/2021 17:28 Comments || Top||

#8  The Kalorama Presidium with Susan Rice and minions consulting with Edith Wilson and the Chief of Staff when required. Still wondering where the Cackle-Jackal lands after the dust settles?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/14/2021 20:36 Comments || Top||


Photos: MAGA Kids Troll Clueless Joe Biden At Shanksville, PA — He Doesn't Know What's Going On Again
[DEFIANTAMERICA]
Posted by: Fred || 09/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under:

#1  he was just excited to be surrounded by his favorite scratch-n-sniff toys.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/14/2021 7:20 Comments || Top||

#2  His handlers carried this out with the same aplomb of the Afghanistan withdraw.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/14/2021 7:30 Comments || Top||

#3  You'd think they could have Photoshopped it.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/14/2021 7:59 Comments || Top||

#4  I guess all the Photoshop-ers are busy with the California Ballots.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/14/2021 9:05 Comments || Top||

#5  #1 - Overheard, but not reported: "Ever seen a grown man naked?"
Posted by: Frank G || 09/14/2021 10:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Also overheard, but not reported: "Wow! A 3d menu!"
Posted by: badanov || 09/14/2021 10:20 Comments || Top||



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Tue 2021-09-14
  Taliban seize $6 million and golden bricks from Amrullah Saleh’s residence
Mon 2021-09-13
  Zawahiri, believed dead, appears in video on 9/11 anniversary.
Bin Laden, known dead, doesn't.
Sun 2021-09-12
  National Resistance Front of Panjshir province have retaken three areas of the province from the Taliban
Sat 2021-09-11
  Dozens of Afghan evacuees flagged by DHS as potential security threats
Fri 2021-09-10
  Taliban agreed to allow 200 foreigners to leave Afghanistan
Thu 2021-09-09
  Resistance leaders Massoud, Saleh still in Afghanistan's Panjshir, setting up parallel govt
Wed 2021-09-08
  UN Vows Full Support For The Taliban
Tue 2021-09-07
  Four Americans Leave Afghanistan by Land in First Departures Since US Pullout
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  Pak Taliban claims suicide blast near Afghan border that killed 4
Sun 2021-09-05
  General Milley: ‘What You Saw Unfold' with Afghanistan Evacuation Was One of the Plans'
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  Egypt pumps toxic gas into Gaza tunnel, three Palestinians dead
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  British-born ISIS "Beatle'' due to plead guilty
Thu 2021-09-02
  Taliban confirm that the group’s Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada will be top authority
Wed 2021-09-01
  Six Iraqis on death row executed, three for 'terrorism': medic
Tue 2021-08-31
  Final US evacuation flights leave, ending America’s 20-year Afghanistan war, equipment left behind disabled

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