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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Pres. Trump says he's considering a commutation for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blago: ‘I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly'
[Chicago Tribune] President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Wednesday night that he is "very strongly" considering commuting the federal corruption sentence of disgraced and imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Speaking to reporters after making visits to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, following mass-shootings in those cities over the weekend, Trump said he thought the former Democratic governor had been mistreated. Blagojevich had been a fired contestant on Trump’s former NBC show, "The Celebrity Apprentice."

"I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly; he was given close to 18 years in prison," Trump, a Republican, said. "And a lot of people thought it was unfair, like a lot of other things ‐ and it was the same gang, the Comey gang and all these sleazebags that did it."

The president’s reference to "Comey" involves former FBI Director James Comey whom Trump has repeatedly criticized, contending he sought to politicize the nation’s top law enforcement agency in the 2016 election in which Trump faced Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. After taking office, Trump fired Comey amid an investigation into his campaign’s alleged contacts during the election with Russian emissaries.

Blagojevich, who served as Illinois governor from 2003 until his impeachment and removal from office in 2009, was sentenced to 14 years on federal corruption charges after his December 2011 conviction.

Blagojevich was convicted of attempting to use his office to personally benefit, offering the former U.S. Senate seat of then-President-elect Barack Obama for barter, but also for trying to use his official office to gain a prosperous job or gain campaign funds in exchange for his actions.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/08/2019 07:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I have to wonder if the Orange Man is getting a thumbs-up from Bob on this one.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/08/2019 7:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Blagojevich was convicted of attempting to use his office to personally benefit, also to gain a prosperous job or gain campaign funds in exchange for his actions.

Sounds like a lot of other politicians. Why was Rod singled out for punishment? Whose parade did he rain upon?
Posted by: Bobby || 08/08/2019 8:22 Comments || Top||

#3  He probably "knows where some bodies are buries" and he has nothing to lose at this point. The Bath House / Rhambo cartel doesn't play the same brand of hardball as the Clintons.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/08/2019 8:25 Comments || Top||

#4  ^^ Grant the commutation in exchange for some, um, information. Should be interesting.
Posted by: Raj || 08/08/2019 9:00 Comments || Top||

#5  "I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly; he was given close to 18 years in prison,"

After all one of the perks of being a politician is all the graft. This was like punishing a dog for licking its balls....
Posted by: Mercutio || 08/08/2019 15:35 Comments || Top||

Trump arrives in El Paso on heels of Walmart mass shooting
[NYPOST] President Trump has arrived in El Paso to visit the Texas city as it reels from Saturday’s mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 people dead.

Touching down just before 2:40 p.m. local time, the president and first lady Melania Trump were greeted on the tarmac by Republican Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, Gov. Greg Abbott
... governor of Texas. Abbott is a Republican. His 2014 Dem opponent, state senatrix Wendy Davis, thought the absolute, most pressing, most important issue facing the state was abortion. Abbott beat the pantyhose off her. His 2018 opponent, Lupe Valdez didn't dwell too heavily on abortion, but she lost too...
and El Paso Mayor Dee Margo.

Trump’s visit was met with a reception divided between support and protests, as was his stop earlier Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio.

Both cities are recovering from horrific mass shootings over the weekend, which left a cumulative 31 people dead.

In the El Paso attack, Patrick Crusius, 21 ‐ armed with an AK-47-style rifle and a hatred of Hispanic immigrants colonists ‐ allegedly bumped off back-to-school shoppers at a packed Walmart.

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-Short Attention Span Theater-
ESPN Pulls Trailer for Movie Where Liberals Hunt ‘Deplorables’ for Sport
These people are vile.
[BREITBART] The film, which has been described as a gory satire featuring actresses Hilary Swank and Betty Gilpin, follows a group of elites who stalk and murder conservatives in red states. The hunters are fueled by their hatred of the “MAGA-type” characters and their right-leaning positions. While the term “deplorables” may not be explicitly stated in the trailer, Daily Mail notes that the “hunted” were, in fact, described as “deplorables” in the screenplay.
Posted by: Fred || 08/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  review of the screenplay is here

Somehow this movie cost almost $20M to produce.

The producer is a notorious lefty so it seems crazy for him to create a movie that makes the viewer see right leaning characters sympathetically. But there may be some sort of plot twist that is not now evident or the producer may simply be demented.

Posted by: lord garth || 08/08/2019 2:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Bee?
Getting harder and harder to tell...
Posted by: Lex || 08/08/2019 7:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Hey, the Left is just keeping up its traditions. Hate and envy is all they have to sell.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Did these elites score points by throwing soy lattes at the prey? How did they kill them? Asking for a conservative friend.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 08/08/2019 10:59 Comments || Top||

#5  The film, which has been described as a gory satire featuring actresses Hilary Swank and Betty Gilpin, follows a group of elites who stalk and murder conservatives in red states.

The Hunt? Should have been called Leftwing Hollywood Wet Dreams.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 11:00 Comments || Top||

#6  Deplorables should point laser pointers at the cast whenever they see them out.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/08/2019 13:36 Comments || Top||

NYC Businesses Cut Staff, Raise Prices Due to $15 Minimum Wage
[BREITBART] The $15 minimum wage has forced some business owners in New York City to cut staff and raise their prices.

Susannah Koteen, the owner of Lido Restaurant in Harlem, said the minimum wage has directly impacted her business, and she worries that it could get worse as time goes by.

"What it really forces you to do is make sure that nobody works more than 40 hours," Koteen told news hounds. "You can only cut back so many people before the service starts to suffer."

Thomas Grech, president of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, said he has seen an increase in small-business closures since the $15 minimum wage was implemented at the beginning of the year.

"They’re cutting their staff. They’re cutting their hours. They’re shutting down," he commented. "It’s not just the rent."

ars longa, vita brevis...
2020 presidential hopeful and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg
...the testicleless mayor of South Bend, Indiana, since 2012. Buttigieg graduated from Harvard College and, on a Rhodes Scholarship, from Pembroke College, Oxford. From 2007 to 2010, he worked at McKinsey and Company, a consulting firm. From 2009 to 2017 Buttigieg served as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve, attaining the rank of lieutenant and deploying to Afghanistan in 2014. Buttigieg was first elected mayor of South Bend in 2011 and was reelected in 2015. During his second term, he announced he was gay. Buttigieg also campaigned for Indiana state treasurer in 2010 and for chair of the Democratic National Committee in 2017, losing both elections. He is running for the Dem nomination in 2020 on the theory that being mayor of a nondescript medium sized city is qualification to run the country...
criticized Christian Republicans for opposing a guaranteed $15 minimum wage.

"The minimum wage is just too low, and so-called conservative Christian senators right now in the Senate are blocking a bill to raise the minimum wage, when Scripture says that whoever oppresses the poor taunts their maker," he said during the Democrat debate on July 30.

On July 18, Breitbart News reported that the House approved a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by the year 2025.

House Majority Leader the mealy-mouthed Steny StinkyHoyer
... Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi's second banana, or plaintain, or mango, or whatever he is...
(D-MD) praised the bill, calling it "direct help" for working Americans.

"This is direct help. Not indirect. Not trickle down. Direct. It says to those who make the least we think what you do is important," he commented.

Posted by: Fred || 08/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Command directed economy aka Soviet Central Planning (done by people who believe in the magic money tree, not Adam Smith). Hey, its not their money, why should they care if people lose jobs and business shut down, it's all about virtue!
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:24 Comments || Top||

#2  The True Minimum Wage is Zero, as in the employer sees no reason to hire you and pay anything for your labor. Something beyond the understanding of a democratic socialist presidential candidate.
Posted by: magpie || 08/08/2019 11:12 Comments || Top||

#3  ...well even slave owners had to cover their workers' food, clothes, and housing.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 12:43 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Ann Coulter: It’s an Invasion! ...of Moronic Arguments
Posted by: Fred || 08/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Turns out the Dems are hypocrites. But Colter has several, specific examples.
Posted by: Bobby || 08/08/2019 8:19 Comments || Top||

Democrats, the time to work with Trump is now
[NYPOST] Over nearly two decades, several Israeli leaders offered peace terms that included a Paleostinian state. The offers were rejected, a rain of Arab rockets and terror attacks followed and across the Israeli political spectrum, there was one reaction: We don’t have a partner for peace.

President Trump knows the feeling.

His remarks following the horrific attacks in El Paso and Dayton hit all the right notes. He forcefully condemned bigotry and white supremacy and touted measures aimed at flagging potential mass murderers before they get guns.
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MSNBC Contributor Frank Figliuzzi Discovers Hidden Nazi Message In White House Statement
[MSNBC] MSNBC contributor Frank Figliuzzi, a former FBI counterintelligence official, floated a conspiracy theory about the president issuing secret Nazi messages on "The 11th Hour With Brian Williams" on Monday night.

FRANK FIGLIUZZI: And I'll give you an example of that. We have to understand the adversary and the threat we're dealing with. And if we don't understand how they think, we'll never understand how to counter them. So, it's little things and language and messaging that matters. The President said that we will fly our flags at half-mast until August 8th. That's 8/8.

Now, I'm not going to imply that he did this deliberately but I am using it as an example of the ignorance of the adversary that's being demonstrated by the White House. The numbers "88" are very significant in neo-Nazi and white supremacy movement. Why? Because the letter "H" is the eighth letter of the alphabet and, to them, the numbers "88" together stand for "Heil Hitler." So, we're going to be raising the flag back up at dusk on 8/8. No one is thinking about this. No one is giving him the advice or he's rejecting the advice. So understand your adversary to counter the adversary.
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#1  More proof there is acid in the water coolers at MSLSD...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/08/2019 6:33 Comments || Top||

#2  And 888 = 666 + 222, the Great Satan and the Little Satan. Say no more.
Posted by: Butch Thating8912 || 08/08/2019 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  111!!!11!!1 x 6 too...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/08/2019 8:26 Comments || Top||

#4  Imagine being the sort of person who wastes his / her time and brainpower on this crap.
Posted by: Raj || 08/08/2019 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  Does the FBI do any, you know, actual counterintelligence or is it sedition and lunacy all day long?
Posted by: Classical_Liberal || 08/08/2019 9:27 Comments || Top||

#6  So MSNBC and its contributors are nut jobs? Big surprise.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 10:54 Comments || Top||

#7  When the ♫ dog whistle ♫ is only inside your head... Time for psychiatric intervention.
Posted by: magpie || 08/08/2019 11:24 Comments || Top||

#8  Funny that only the radical left hears the dog whistles.

Most likely because they are the racist fucks.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 11:27 Comments || Top||

#9  Daft!
Posted by: SR-71 || 08/08/2019 14:31 Comments || Top||

#10  Guys, this has to be read to be believed.

Figliuzzi - the Sherlock
Posted by: Dron66046 || 08/08/2019 14:43 Comments || Top||

Trump Goes After O'Rourke: Beto Is 'a Phony Name to Indicate Hispanic Heritage'
Posted by: Fred || 08/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Maybe Beta is another Rachel Dolezal, he thinks he is Hispanic.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 10:56 Comments || Top||

#2  "Lame people blame people." Blame Trump for all the worlds problems, but never ever offer a solution? "Lame people blame people."
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 08/08/2019 19:15 Comments || Top||

MSNBC host apologizes after guest said 'natural conclusion' of Trump's rhetoric could lead to an 'extermination' of Latinos
[FOXNEWS] MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace issued an apology Tuesday evening over remarks made during a panel discussion stemming from a guest's suggestion that President Trump has been "talking about exterminating Latinos."

On Monday, Wallace led a conversation where USA Today opinion columnist Raul Reyes slammed Trump's remarks condemning white supremacy since he had "basically declared open season on Latinos" during his entire presidency.

He then listed examples of Trump's rhetoric towards Latinos and illegal immigrants colonists like describing the caravan that was heading to the U.S. southern border as an "infestation."

"What do you do with an infestation? With an infestation, the natural conclusion is to attempt an extermination," Reyes said. "So, to me, there’s very little distinction between his inciting this violence and the fact it’s now happening."
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#1  Freaks them out that his rating among Hispanics is as high as it is despite their parsing his comments to make him sound anti-Meixcan.
Posted by: ruprecht || 08/08/2019 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Correct. They're running scared.
They know the Dem presidential nomination is a complete shitshow.
They're terrified that the eventual left-wing clown nominee will blow it in 2020 just as Hillary did in 2016.
Posted by: Lex || 08/08/2019 6:38 Comments || Top||

#3  They know the situation they're in. It's scorched earth time. You know the businessman who reads the numbers and knows its bankruptcy time, thus tries to solve the 'problem' with a gallon of gasoline and hope the insurance company pays off.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:18 Comments || Top||

#4  They are desperate.

Expect the rhetoric, lies and violence to ratchet up into 2020.

Then war.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 9:12 Comments || Top||

#5  # 5 yes, that's all they have to offer. If subsidized perhaps more violence. Most have turned of all the media. They will crow and squawk but to an audience that no longer hears. As the Democratic cities burn. Businesses close in their areas. They will wine and complain and will be given no help. They will then leave for areas more suitable to human life. Then their blight will infest the peaceful ares for at one time, their home areas were good areas to live.
Posted by: Dale || 08/08/2019 10:40 Comments || Top||

14 FBI Officials Leaked to the Media, Only Four Were Fired, Judicial Watch Reveals
[PJMEDIA] On Tuesday, Judicial Watch announced it had received records showing that the FBI referred 14 employees to the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) for leaking sensitive or classified information. Of those 14 employees, only four were fired.

"No wonder the FBI was leaking so profusely. Collectively, these documents show a show lenient treatment for evident criminal activity. Only four of the 14 employees found to have made an unauthorized disclosure were dismissed from the FBI," Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement. "And even though Andrew McCabe was fired and referred for a criminal investigation for his leak, no prosecution has taken place."

During the early years after President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
was inaugurated, The New York Times

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

and The Washington Post would have stories seemingly every other day citing anonymous sources from within the FBI. Last September, a high-ranking official published an op-ed in the Times detailing a deep state or "resistance" effort to sabotage Trump from within.

The fact that leakers were treated leniently helps to explain why officials continued to leak sensitive information to the press, often involving the Trump-Russia collusion angle. Leaking this information is a crime, but it appears the FBI did not hold its staff accountable as it could or should have.

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Biden Says As President He Would Come For 'Assault Weapons'
[TOWNHALL] Democrats want to come for your guns and they aren’t hiding it anymore. Former Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Failed seeker of the Democratic presidential nomination on multiple occasions, vice president under Barack Obama, giving it a last try in his dotage for 2020...
said as much on CNN Monday with Anderson Cooper.

Discussing his support for a national buyback program of "assault weapons," the Democratic presidential candidate said that if elected, he is "going to come" for them.

"So to gun owners out there who say well, a Biden administration means they’re going to come for my guns," Cooper said to Biden, who interjected: "Bingo. You’re right if you have an assault weapon."

"The fact of the matter is they should be illegal, period," he added. "Look, the Second Amendment doesn’t say you can’t restrict the kinds of weapons people can own. You can’t buy a bazooka. You can’t have a flame thrower. The guys who make these arguments are the people who say, ’The tree of liberty is watered with the blood of patriots. We need the protection against the government.’"

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#1  "Come and take it."
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 08/08/2019 0:36 Comments || Top||

#2  So he admits he would violate the constitution and try to become a tyrant. Be sure to mention it every time he comes up. Good ol' Nazi Joe.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 08/08/2019 0:53 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Silentbrick || 08/08/2019 0:59 Comments || Top||

#4  joe the DILDO!
Posted by: ranture || 08/08/2019 5:52 Comments || Top||

#5  Please do it personally Joe.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 08/08/2019 6:37 Comments || Top||

#6  A king and his army tried that once.

[That was before there was a Constitution. In the aftermath thousands of 'loyalists' were chased out of the new country. Cleansing the nest of the vipers.]

BTW, how many arms have they collected in Connecticut and New Zealand with their grabs?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:21 Comments || Top||

#7  Joe, come and get them. I'm sure you can have mine, one bullet at a time. That work for you?
Posted by: AlanC || 08/08/2019 8:27 Comments || Top||

#8  The nice things about Joe are a) he's a liar, and b) he's so senile, he'd forget
Posted by: Mercutio || 08/08/2019 8:45 Comments || Top||

Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 9:15 Comments || Top||

#10  Bring it!
Posted by: SR-71 || 08/08/2019 14:33 Comments || Top||

#11  the people who say, ’The tree of liberty is watered with the blood of patriots.

I believe patriots alone can say such a thing.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 08/08/2019 15:02 Comments || Top||

#12  GaWD ! I was 'refreshed by the blood...' ! Goddamn, this idiot ! 'Watered by the blood... ' ! Fucking fool.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 08/08/2019 15:03 Comments || Top||

Marianne Williamson details plan to pay up to $500 billion in other people's money as reparations for slavery
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson
...Dem presidential candidate for 2020, campaigning on a platform of Hope and Change™, massage therapy, feng shueh, incense, Love©, and half a trillion bucks in reparations to black folk...
on Wednesday laid out more details in her plan to pay out financial reparations for slavery in the U.S., saying a council made up of black leaders should oversee a payout of between $200 billion and $500 billion.

"When it comes to paying reparations for slavery, on an emotional, psychological and spiritual level, we cannot afford not to," said Ms. Williamson, an author and self-help expert. "Until we do, this cycle of violence that began in the 1600s and continues to this day will continue to haunt our psyche."

Ms. Williamson called for setting up a council made up of between 30 and 50 members who are descents of slaves who have a scholarly, cultural or political connection to the issue of reparations.

The plan dictates that the council, not the U.S. government, would determine how the money would be doled out, and that it should be "for purposes of economic and educational renewal."

The $200 billion to $500 billion figure, an amount she had floated during last week’s presidential debate, would go toward education, infrastructure, and other projects for black communities.

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#1  education, infrastructure, and other projects for black communities

"Holy mackerel! And she was soundin' so presidential there, tooooo." "More like, 'residential,' huh, Kingfish?" "You said it, Andy! I'm afraid I got me some serious reservations now." "Well, it is a pretty big meal." "That it is, my boy. And as long as they puts plenty of parkin' in them projects for our brand new automobiles..." "To tell you the truth, Kingfish, I kinda had my eye on one of them Indian motorcycles." "Well, I guess we'll be all right, then."
Posted by: Jetle Snease2277 || 08/08/2019 1:54 Comments || Top||

#2  a $500B slush fund

very spiritual for those who get big chunks of it
Posted by: lord garth || 08/08/2019 5:38 Comments || Top||

#3  When they burn it all down, at least we can refuse to honor the indentured level of debt they've tried to chain us to. Tell the debt holders to go collect directly from these pols.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:26 Comments || Top||

#4  Obama got an extra $1 trillion/year for 8 years. Did blacks become any better off during that time or did their economic prospects decline?

Contrast and compare w/ the 2 years under Pres. Trump.
Posted by: Butch Thating8912 || 08/08/2019 7:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Do the Democrats really think Americans are going to stand for paying for this cockamamie notion of reparations? That's a non-starter for any ideas of fairness and civility. Just another thumb in the eye for people they don't like. Trying to solve any past problems of racism are not solved by current racism against some other non-black group.

The population of the Union was 18.5 million. In the Confederacy, the population was listed as 5.5 million free and 3.5 million enslaved. In the Border States there were 2.5 million free inhabitants and 500,000 enslaved people.

Are all the people who came after the Civil War expected to pay reparations? Silliness.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 10:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Just what America needs - a Manic Pixie Dream Girl President.
Posted by: SteveS || 08/08/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||

#7  Will Barack Obama be entitled to reparations? He is not a descendant of slaves - his father grew up in Kenya. Most slaves in the US came from western Africa.
I'm sure that people like Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, etc. will be able to "prove" they are descended from slaves.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 08/08/2019 17:51 Comments || Top||

#8  K. Harris's dad recently disclosed that his family were slaveowners in Jamaica.

Her Mom's a Brahmin - not a figurative one but an actual member of the Brahmin caste, ie the very definition of privilege.

These people are not only stupid, they're shameless liars.
Posted by: Lex || 08/08/2019 19:08 Comments || Top||

Chi Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Ivanka Trump’s comments about Chicago’s deadly weekend
[MSN] Before her inauguration as reliably Democrat Chicago, aka The Windy City or Mobtown
...home of Al Capone, the Chicago Black Sox, a succession of Daleys, Barak Obama, and Rahm Emmanuel...
's mayor, Lori Lightfoot visited the White House to meet with Ivanka Trump and begin building a relationship that she hoped could lead to help in solving some of the city's deepest problems.

But this week, Lightfoot engaged in a public battle of words with the president's powerful daughter, who in a series of tweets on Tuesday drew attention to the city's gun violence and provoked an angry response from Chicago's mayor.

Early Tuesday, Ivanka Trump drew renewed national attention to Chicago's problems with gun violence by writing, "As we grieve over the evil mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, let us not overlook that Chicago experienced its deadliest weekend of the year."

"With 7 dead and 52 maimed near a playground in the Windy City -- and little national outrage or media coverage -- we mustn't become numb to the violence faced by inner city communities every day," she tweeted.

Lightfoot took exception to the remarks and made her feelings known during a news conference after her so-called Accountability Tuesday meeting with Chicago police brass to review the city's police strategies and response to violence.

A livid Lightfoot said Trump got key facts wrong in her online comments and falsely implied that all the injuries happened in one incident. If Ivanka Trump cared, Lightfoot said, she should have reached out to city officials.

"It wasn't a playground, it was a park. It wasn't seven dead. It wasn't 52 maimed in one incident, which is what this suggests. It's misleading," Lightfoot said. "It's important when we're talking about people's lives to actually get the facts correct, which one can easily do if you actually cared about getting it right."

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#1  Lightfoot is not the mayor of Chicago. Satan is the mayor. Lightfoot is just satan's communications director. But Dem(on) Lightfoot will not mention approximately 93 people over 8 days were shot in Chicago.
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 08/08/2019 1:10 Comments || Top||

#2  "It's important when we're talking about people's lives to actually get the facts correct

It's not as murdery if you spread it out a bit, which is of great consolation to the dead.
Posted by: SteveS || 08/08/2019 1:36 Comments || Top||

#3  I hope Ivanka tweets a weekly running tally of Chicago's unending violence.
Posted by: Butch Thating8912 || 08/08/2019 7:51 Comments || Top||

#4  A daily running tally of Chicago's unending violence
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/08/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm guessing Mayor Lightfoot doesn't follow HeyJackass or read Rantburg.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 10:38 Comments || Top||

#6  "It is just so Racist to point out what a bad job I'm doing!" - Every Democrat for the past 50 years.

And they wonder why people don't give a crap about being called racists anymore...
Posted by: Vernal Hatrick || 08/08/2019 11:08 Comments || Top||

#7  In this era of nicknames, may I suggest "Mayor Lightloafers."
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 12:00 Comments || Top||

#8  SCC calls her Groot
Posted by: Frank G || 08/08/2019 12:59 Comments || Top||

Rep. Castro says it is not his intention for Texas Trump supporters to be harassed
[WASHINGTONEXAMINER] Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, the brother of 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro, defended his decision to post the names of San Antonio residents who donated the maximum amount allowed to President Trump on his campaign's Twitter account.

The maximum donation is $2,800 each for federal primary and general election campaigns. Election law states individuals who donate over $200 to these campaigns report to the Federal Election Commission.

Castro told MSNBC it is not his intention for the Trump supporters to be harassed or their businesses be boycotted.
"Like I said, my post was actually as a San Antonian, my family has been here since 1922. It was a lament," Castro said. "It wasn’t meant as a boycott. It wasn’t meant to target these people. It was meant to draw attention to the fact we’ve got a lot of people in our community who are respected by San Antonio, who are contributing to this guy that’s using their money to fuel hate."

Morning Joe host Willie Giest pressed Castro, saying that despite the information be available to the public, putting their names on social media increases the risk of harassment.

"Look that ... that was not my intention," Castro replied. "These things are public. What I would like for them to do is think twice about supporting a guy who is fueling hate in this country."

Posted by: Fred || 08/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Then what were your intentions Mr Funny Face Latino?
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 08/08/2019 6:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Fuck off, lowlife.

Maybe someone should come to your house and harass you and your family so that you understand why what you're doing in orders on criminal.
Posted by: Lex || 08/08/2019 7:19 Comments || Top||

#3  "I didn't think the gun was loaded" defense?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 7:28 Comments || Top||

#5  Deport this separatist La Raza family.
Posted by: Butch Thating8912 || 08/08/2019 7:55 Comments || Top||

#6  Bullshit.

This was political intimidation. Full stop.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 10:07 Comments || Top||

#7  Aren't there anti-DOXXing laws that would make what Castro did prosecutable?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/08/2019 10:25 Comments || Top||

#8  In the category of "Unintended Consequences", Castro bros doxxed people that had contributed to both campaigners in the past. Not so much in the future.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 08/08/2019 11:50 Comments || Top||

#9  They guy is trying to gain traction for his campaign. He is totally without scruples and will stoop to anything. But it still isn't working.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 08/08/2019 13:51 Comments || Top||

#10  Does anyone remember Tar and Feathers?
Posted by: SR-71 || 08/08/2019 14:35 Comments || Top||

#11  Kristallnacht. Article needs a graphic of a SA stormtrooper standing by a business with Nazi slogans painted on the glass.
Posted by: magpie || 08/08/2019 15:41 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Twitter Suspends Mitch McConnell's Campaign Account for Calling Out BLM Death Threats Against Him
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 11:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But they allow death threats against him, Trump and the right just fine.

Twitter needs to be destroyed.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/08/2019 11:52 Comments || Top||

#2  One day they'll wake up to the 404

[I take it so many on the Left who are throwing gasoline on the fire don't image they'll lose in the civil war, otherwise they might make other choices when dealing out behaviors like this]
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/08/2019 12:40 Comments || Top||

#3  No one can screech "That's not fair!" faster louder or more often than a leftist. And with no sense of irony at all.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/08/2019 14:16 Comments || Top||

#4  Fair is an abstraction
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 08/08/2019 16:35 Comments || Top||

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