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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy

He blew his mind out in a car
He hadn't noticed that the light had changed

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New Text Messages PROVE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE Was Involved in Early Stages of Trump-Russia Investigation (VIDEO)

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Putin Says US Intelligence Helped Move $400,000,000 to HILLARY Campaign!!


Putin: For instance, we can bring up Mr. Browder, in this particular case. Business associates of Mr. Browder have earned over $1.5 billion in Russia and never paid any taxes neither in Russia or the United States and yet the money escaped the country. They were transferred to the United States. They sent [a] huge amount of money, $400,000,000, as a contribution to the campaign of Hillary Clinton. Well that’s their personal case. It might have been legal, the contribution itself but the way the money was earned was illegal. So we have solid reason to believe that some [US] intelligence offers accompanied and guided these transactions. So we have an interest in questioning them.
Browder does SEEM like the kind of guy who would facilitate a $400,000,000 transfer to Hillary Clinton. If anyone was going to do such a thing, it would be Browder.

Don't know if we can necessarily believe all this about Browder. Putin and he have some history:

Hermitage Capital Management is an investment fund and asset management company specializing in Russian markets founded by Bill Browder and Edmond Safra. Hermitage Capital Management headquarters are in Guernsey, whilst it also maintains offices in the Cayman IslandsLondon and Moscow, Russia.
Its main investment fund, the Hermitage Fund created in 1996, has been extremely successful, earning 2,697% between 1996 and December 2007. It has been ranked the World’s Best Performing Emerging Markets Fund over the 1996-2001 five-year period by Nelsons.
Bill Browder is the grandchild of the former HEAD of the Communist Party of the USA.OK? When the USSR came apart and we all sent up a cheer, Browder and Safra jumped in under Yeltsin as soon as the USSR giant companies were being privatized. Hermitage got involved to the tune of MANY MANY of millions of dollars in part ownership of many Russian entities. They must have had sway. By leverage they probably had some measurable influence at the national economic level.
Now maybe Safra had a lot of money, access to it, and Browder well at Boston Consulting group, but at THAT level? Maybe. Or maybe an interested entity with a 3 letter abbreviation had interest in the grandchild of the CPUSA chief grabbing influence in the emerging Russia.
They are both Jewish, Safra was Arab jew whose family is from Aleppo.
Browder grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and attended the University of Chicago where he studied economics. He received an MBA from Stanford Business School in 1989. In 1998, Browder gave up his US citizenship and became a British citizen. Prior to setting up Hermitage, Browder worked in the Eastern European practice of the Boston Consulting Group in London and managed the Russian proprietary investments desk at Salomon Brothers.
He died in a fire that attracted wide media interest and was judicially determined to be due to arson, IOW, he was murdered. Remember this(?)
Hermitage is an activist fund. One of its main tactics is to expose corporate corruption in the companies it is holding, in the hope of improving managerial behaviour and lessen the significant discount that corruption has on share prices. Most famously, Hermitage has helped to expose several high-profile cases of corruption in Russia’s largest company Gazprom between 1998 and 2000. In October 2000, Hermitage reported that “investors are valuing this company as if 99 percent of its assets have been stolen. The real figure is around 10 percent so that’s good news.”

AND THEN THERE'S THIS:

Crooked Hillary Desperately Tries to Deflect After Putin Drops Bombshell ‘US Intel Helped Move $400,000,000 to Clinton Campaign’

AND THIS:

Ex-CIA Chief John Brennan Unhinged: Trump’s Press Conference ‘Exceeds High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Nothing Short of Treasonous’

AND THIS:

Comey Lashes Out at Trump After Putin Drops Bombshell Claiming ‘US Intel Helped Move $400,000,000 to Hillary Campaign’


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Jamey Johnson
Willin'



Friend Of The Devil


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Monday, July 16, 2018

Ocasio Cortez admits she has no idea what she is talking about

and this is a shocker to whom, exactly?

Ocasio-Cortez Attacks Israel, Pleads Ignorance



Ryan Saavedra  Verified account @RealSaavedra 19 hours ago
By Stephen Green

In her own words, Ocasio-Cortez describes the "occupation of Palestine" as: "Oh, um... [long pause] I think it, what I meant is, the settlements that are increasing in some of these areas... where, um, Palestinians are experiencing, uh, difficulty in accessing to, um, their housing and homes." She added, "I am not the expert on geopolitics on this issue."
Not ready for prime-time player, is what she is.
You don't know whether to laugh at Ocasio-Cortez for embarrassing herself so badly, or to cry for the Democratic primary voters of New York District 14 for saddling themselves with this pretentious know-nothing. Or maybe it's the other way around. Or both.
This clip of Ocasio-Cortez is revealing in two ways. The obvious, even superficial reveal is either "See what she really thinks of Israel" or "Look at how ignorant she is." And I suspect both are true.
But put the two together you get the Big Reveal.
It isn't just that Ocasio-Cortez hates Israel, or that she's dangerously uninformed -- it's that she's dangerously uninformed about an important issue. Reflexively so.
All Ocasio-Cortez really seems to know is that the Progressive Left sides with the Palestinians -- and so she does, too. I suspect that's as deep as her commitment to "Democratic" Socialism goes. All the Smart Pretty People believe in Nice Things like high-paying jobs for low-skilled work, Medicare For All, and the Palestinian Authority. And she's one of the Smart Pretty People, so she buys into all that stuff without the prerequisite of, you know, actual knowledge about any of that stuff.
Ocasio-Cortez has a bachelor's in economics and international relations from Boston University, yet was working as a bartender seven years after graduating -- how much did she really learn, and did Boston teach her anything of value? These are fair questions to ask of a graduate in economics and international relations who peddles starry-eyed (and discredited) economic theory, and who admits to such ignorance about one of our thorniest foreign affairs issues.

 
And while it might be unfair to millions of sharp millennials, Ocasio-Cortez fits perfectly the generational stereotype of being pretentious and smugly certain about issues of which she's comically ignorant.
I fear she'll go far.

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Bombshell Bourdain interview is published one month after his suicide: Celebrity chef unloads on 'rapey, gropey and disgusting Bill Clinton and hopes Weinstein is 'beaten to death in jail'


Anthony Bourdain gave a lengthy, wide ranging interview to journalist Maria Bustillos for her recently launched magazine Popula 
In the interview, conducted in February and published Sunday, Bourdain slammed Bill Clinton's handling of his sexual misconduct allegations 
He also condemned Clinton's wife Hillary for her role in 'destroying' the women 
Bourdain, one of the most outspoken male supporters of the #MeToo movement, said he would have liked to see the producer 'beaten to death in his cell' 
He also touched on politics in the Trump-era saying he would compromise his principles for some 'f**king competency' 
'Bill Clinton, look, the bimbo eruptions - it was f***king monstrous,' Bourdain said, before describing the former presidents as 'a piece of s**t, entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting'. 
Bourdain went on to condemn the way Clinton and wife Hillary 'destroyed these women' who came forward with the allegations. 
'He is a very charming man, I met him, he's f**king magnetic. As is (Hillary). When you're in the room, you think wow, she's really warm and nice and funny. But the way they efficiently dismantled, destroyed, and shamelessly discredited these women for speaking their truth.'
AND NOW, HE'S DEAD.
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Las Vegas Shooting Rooftop Security Video With Audio (WARNING GRAPHIC)

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Play Pretends He's a Human Rights Supporter


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Hélène Grimaud
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 Emperor


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Illegal Alien Charged With Beheading 13 Year Old Special Needs Girl, Killing Her Grandmother

The Illegal Aliens Are Restless
Alabama law enforcement officials say that an illegal immigrant and an immigrant in the United States on a green card are responsible for the brutal murders of a grandmother and her 13-year-old special needs granddaughter in what investigators say is violence related to Mexican drug cartels. 
AL.com reports: A 13-year-old Huntsville girl was beheaded after she witnessed her grandmother assaulted with a knife and left to die on the ground in a cemetery, court testimony revealed. 
The grandmother, 49-year-old Oralia Mendoza, was allegedly connected to the Sinaloa Mexican drug cartel which is widely considered to be the largest and most powerful drug trafficking organization in the world.
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Sunday, July 15, 2018

NeverTrumpers and Anti-Trumpers Who Are So Worried About Trump's Etiquette, and His Tweets, are ALWAYS The Ones Threatening Death, and Speaking in Apocalyptic Terms


I mean, am I wrong?

From Twitchy:
A group of Yale Law students were not as pleased with the selection of Kavanaugh and responded with a letter warning of the horrors that confirming Kavanaugh would confer onto the American people. 
The final paragraph of the letter is what stands out most, particularly the fourth sentence. 
“Now is the time for moral courage — which for Yale Law School comes at so little cost. Perhaps you, as an institution and as individuals, will benefit less from Judge Kavanaugh’s ascendent power if you withhold your support. Perhaps Judge Kavanaugh will be less likely to hire your favorite students. But people will die if he is confirmed. We hope you agree your sacrifice would be worth it. Please use your authority and platform to expose the stakes of this moment and the threat that Judge Kavanaugh poses.” 
For Yale Law School students to disagree with many of Kavanaugh’s decisions is not unexpected, but to state that people “will die” if he is confirmed is unconscionable and inappropriate. Furthermore, it needlessly feeds the already overly hyperbolic tendencies of many Americans. 
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe also voiced his opposition. And citing no reference, said Kavanaugh’s confirmation will threaten the lives of millions of Americans for decades to come.
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Criminal Illegal Alien Deported 11 Times Attacked Woman With Chainsaw, ICE Says


PIECE OF SHIT
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials say that a criminal illegal alien who had been deported 11 times from the United States attacked his wife with a chainsaw in front of their children. Police arrested 32-year-old Alejandro Alvarez Villegas in Chula Vista, California on charges related to the alleged attempted murder of his wife at the couple's home, NBC San Diego reported. Police found Alvarez Villegas' wife suffering from serious injuries to her chest on Wednesday after her husband allegedly attacked her with a chainsaw. Officials say that the attack happened in front of the couple's three children – ages 5, 8, and 10 – who have now been placed into protective custody.
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NSC Official Who Fought Trump Admin for More Refugee Admissions Just Sent Packing


Bye Felicia
A former White House staffer said she was asked to leave and escorted off the premises, but it's currently unclear if she resigned or was fired. 
Her departure is among many that have occurred since President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton as national security advisor in March. Arangio was known for clashing with administration higher-ups on refugee and immigration issues  ...
After this point in the article, the rest is a writer trying to justify a rebellious staffers anti-Trump policies.

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Canada: Student whose throat was slashed by Muslim who believed Qur’an wanted him to kill sues school

“Almestadi’s trial heard he knocked on the 19-year-old’s door, slit her throat and started choking her before other students pulled him off. A court found the teen not criminally responsible because he was suffering from a psychotic episode in which he believed the Qur’an had sent him a message to kill Her.”
Did he really need a “psychotic episode” to get the idea that the Qur’an wanted him to slit the throat of a non-Muslim? “When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks” (Qur’an 47:4). 
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Trump the Unpredictable, "A Phenomenon That Foreign Countries Haven't Seen"

Veni, vidi, vici. That’s what Trump would have tweeted en route to a weekend of golf at his courses in Scotland had he not forgotten his high school Latin. Traditional diplomat Nicholas Burns, former U.S. ambassador to NATO, says “The president treated the NATO allies almost with contempt.” 
Delete “almost” and Burns has it right. But the tone of Trump’s tweets and comments are best understood as the exasperation of this American president who wants to succeed where his predecessors failed—ending that part of the post-World War II settlement that disadvantages America. And if that means abandoning traditional diplomacy in favour of ill-concealed contempt, so be it. 
Start with NATO. Other than the United States, only 3 of the 29 NATO members (Estonia, Greece, the United Kingdom) spend 2 percent of their GDP (or a bit more) on defense. Germany, a rich country, manages to find only 1.22 percent that it does not need for its generous welfare state. Worse still: Chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to raise that figure to only 1.5 percent, and that not until 2024. The 2 percent promised by all members for 2025 will be reached, in Germany’s case, only at a distant, unspecified date yet to be determined. 
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary general, drily remarked that 1.5 percent is not 2 percent, while Trump prefers “IMMEDIATELY” to a date that is in fact “never.” But Merkel’s coalition relies on the continued support of the Social Democrats (SDP), who are opposed to the 2 percent target, preferring as they do to use the money to extend the welfare state. 
Which leaves Trump in a bit of a spot should he ease the pressure on Germany to meet its commitment: how to explain to American taxpayers that it is in their interest to spend money to defend a country that refuses to defend itself. Indeed, one that is strengthening the finances of the country that poses the greatest threat to NATO members. 
Trump differs from his predecessors. He is “a phenomenon that foreign countries haven’t seen,” as Henry Kissinger describes him. First, he is unpredictable, a feature on which terrorists rely for their effectiveness. It was safe for Obama’s fellow leaders to rely on their favorite American president not to do anything if they would only listen politely to his elegant prose and then go about ignoring him. But Trump, as he proved by ratcheting up his trade war, means what he says—mostly. 
Second, the president believes in what former British Prime Minister Tony Blair called “joined-up policy making and delivery.” Security, trade, energy policy, and, of course, the degree of respect shown him, personally, are all related. 
In the case of Germany, the charge sheet includes Merkel’s NATO cash shortfall; her dangerous reliance on Russia for a large portion of her country’s energy supply; and her willingness to shovel billions into Vladimir Putin’s sanctions-depleted treasury. 
In the case of the EU, some members are not only short-changing NATO, burdening American taxpayers, but erecting barriers to American imports, burdening American consumers. 
Trump, who insists he persuaded Kim Jong-un to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, also claims that his NATO tactics are working. He claims that members have agreed to increase their previously-set contributions. 
But Italy’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte says he has no intention of increasing military spending. Neither does Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, who has “recommitted” to his existing spend. 
French president Emmanuel Macron has merely “reaffirmed a credible budget strategy that meets our needs.” Not exactly a bankable promise. Besides, when the bills come due in 2024, most of these leaders will be traveling the world flogging their memoirs.
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Trump is unpredictable, a phenomenon they haven't seen. And if they think they're going to get away with lying to him to his face, and then doing whatever the fuck they please, they've got another unpredictable thing coming.
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