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The public has recognized that Corporate, Chamber of Commerce Republicans,
and Wall Street Democrats
are the same party, and serve the same constituency,
and it’s NOT THEM.


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Defenders of free speech have a new prophet

A controversial Channel 4 interview highlighted how zealots want to crush rational thinking

From Melanie Phillips:
If you want to know what the culture war is about, look no farther than the spectacular eruption in Britain during the past few days over Jordan Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto. 
Peterson came to prominence in 2016 when he refused to adhere to a proposed new Canadian anti-discrimination law, under which it was claimed that personal pronouns would have to be replaced by preferred transgender activist terms such as ze or zir. 
The issue for him was liberty. No one, he declared, had the right to dictate what language people should use. 
For this stand, he was compared to Hitler... 
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Shock Poll: Americans Want Massive Cuts to Legal Immigration

A Harvard-Harris poll taken in the run-up to the shutdown found Americans strongly support granting citizenship rights to illegal immigrant Dreamers. 
But they also back Mr. Trump’s three demands for a border wall, limits to the chain of family migration and an end to the Diversity Visa Lottery. 
Most striking of all is the public’s demand for lower overall legal immigration — a position that has little traction on Capitol Hill but one that is overwhelmingly popular across the country. 
The poll found that most Americans want annual legal immigration capped at 500,000 a year or less — far lower than the current annual rate of 1.3 million. 
Those findings challenge what many lawmakers say is the bipartisan consensus on Capitol Hill that while illegal immigration is to be discouraged, high levels of legal immigration are necessary for the nation’s image and its economy. 
That is one of the positions likely to be tested as Congress begins a sprint to find an immigration compromise, potentially by Feb. 8 — the deadline for spending set Monday — but definitely by March 5, which is when Dreamers could begin losing legal protections in large numbers. 
The public may see the issue differently, according to the Harvard-Harris poll of American adults, taken Jan. 17-19. The survey asked respondents what level of overall legal immigration they would like to see. 
A stunning 35 percent said the level should be fewer than 250,000 a year, while another 19 percent said it should be 250,000 to 500,000. Combined, they make up a majority looking for a cut of at least 50 percent over current annual levels. 
Another 18 percent said they want to see 500,000 to 1 million. Just 19 percent of respondents said they want an increase over 1 million. 
Mr. Trump hasn’t said recently what legal immigration number he wants to see, but he has been vocal on changing the way the U.S. picks immigrants. He said skills and ability to assimilate in the U.S. should be weighted over extended family ties. 
The poll says voters agree by a 79 percent to 21 percent margin. 
That is even bigger than the 77 percent to 23 percent margin that supports legalization for Dreamers. 
More than 60 percent of voters said current border security is inadequate, and 54 percent said they support “building a combination of physical and electronic barriers across the U.S.-Mexico border.” 
That could boost Mr. Trump’s call for a border wall system, which according to a proposal sent to Capitol Hill this month would build or revamp 722 miles of fencing along the border.
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Jordan Peterson Responds to Channel 4 Interview Controversy

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Trump attorney Jay Sekulow discusses stunning timeline of what Strzok & Page discussed in ‘missing’ text messages from 12/14/16-5/17/17

During this period when Strzok's/Page's texts were "lost" (deliberately), December 2016 to May 2017, many important things happened in the RUSSIA investigation, which the texts could have shed light on: 
Conversations between Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. 
The completion and publication of the intelligence community assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 election. 
The briefing in which FBI director James Comey told President-elect Donald Trump about the Trump dossier. 
This is a huge one, as many suspect, for very good reason, that this briefing was not a briefing of the president but of the press -- the press had passed on reporting on the Pee-Pee Party dossier, so Clapper and Comey decided to "brief the president" about it, for the express purpose of then immediately leaking news of the "briefing" to the press, for the express purpose of making the otherwise-unreportable dossier now reportable. 
After all, the dossier had been "briefed" to the president. Doesn't that now make it something that the public should know about (via an illegal leak)? 
Other things that happened during the period of the "lost" email: 
The president's inauguration. 
The nomination and confirmation of new Justice Department leadership. 
Flynn's interview with the FBI (conducted by Strzok). 
Comey's assurances to Trump that he, Trump, was not under investigation. 
A variety of revelations, mostly in the Washington Post and New York Times, about various Trump figures under investigation. 
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Russia probe. 
Would there have been texts discussing this? Maybe speaking about it in a way that suggested this was a set-up for the exact purpose of getting the more-pliable Ron Rosenstein in charge of making decisions about a special prosecutor? 
The firing of top Obama Justice Department holdover Sally Yates. 
Trump's tweet alleging he was wiretapped. Trump's firing of Comey. 
And, finally, on May 17, 2017 — the final day of the missing texts — the appointment of Trump-Russia special prosecutor Robert Mueller. 
"Strzok and Page had a lot to talk about," Byron York dryly comments. BTW, York also notes a real hmmmdinger of a new text which the FBI didn't "lose" but is now disclosing. It involves Strzok and Page saying that now that Trump would be the nominee (after Cruz dropped out), the "pressure" to conclude the investigation into Hillary's emails was now even more urgent.
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Thousands of New Strzok-Page Text Messages Indicate There Was a Cabal of Anti-Trump Agents Within The FBI, Working To Bring Down Our Duly Elected President

BREAKING: Thousands of New Strzok-Page Text Messages Reference “SECRET SOCIETY” Within DOJ and FBI WORKING AGAINST TRUMP 

These are the ones they are allowing us to see.

Imagine how bad the texts are that have been disappeared.

Rep. Ratcliffe and Trey Gowdy spoke with Fox News after the news broke about the 50,000 new text messages. Ratcliffe said,
“What we learned today in the thousands of text messages that we’ve reviewed that perhaps they may not have done that (checked their bias at the door). There’s certainly a factual basis to question whether or not they acted on that bias. We know about this insurance policy that was referenced in trying to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president.” 
“We learned today from information that in the immediate aftermath of his election that there may have been a ‘secret society’ of folks within the Department of Justice and the FBI to include Page and Strzok to be working against him.”
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Pence Makes HUGE Announcement in Israel: US Will No Longer Certify Iran's Compliance With Obama's Dirty Deal

I love President Trump.

And, it is very obvious he and Pence work together.

Ace of Spades.

And, the US would be opening the embassy in Jerusalem next year.

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Imelda May
Johnny Got A Boom Boom

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Monday, January 22, 2018

A little truth from the German town that voted to stop killing itself

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Time to Let the PEOPLE Govern thru Their Elected Representative-KILL 60 vote CLOTURE and Make Parties ACCOUNTABLE

But back when men like Sen. Everett Dirksen and others could be depended upon to (usually) work for the benefit of the nation, and not MERELY party, or its substitute of some kind of ideology, which perforce must now be opposed by evildoers, racists, Nazis, or some other progressive equivalent of self appointed commissars of elite autocracy, this might have been workable.

But not really.
Instead, now we have committed ideologues who USE the 60 vote rule to prevent governance on one hand and find it a convenient excuse to explain why nothing can be achieved and no act committed, thus avoiding the worst possible situation – COMMITTING AN ACT AND ACTUALLY BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMITTING ACTS, LATER.
Both parties right now are hostage to their extremist elements which most Americans find revolting. This is not new. There was a time when BOTH radical abolitionists and slaveholders were held in contempt by those whose ideal was to hold the Union together (most Americans) SOMEHOW.
Thus it is now impossible to see ANY ISSUE except through the lens of ‘the other guys are evil’.
By the time this filters back to a vote we SELDOM get a Senate in which 60 votes can be built, and NEVER get one where 67 voted can be found (thus we get Obamacare, and see the executive act in favor of multiple canards to enact a JCPOA which CANNOT LAST because it could NEVER have gotten 67 votes).
So let’s make each party as they achieve a majority in the Senate and House ACCOUNTABLE immediately, especially if the prez is of the same party, and if they cannot act then, GET RID OF THEM, and if they enact stupid legislation VOTE THEM OUT.
We would probably NOT have a shutdown now (the HOUSE which requires a simple majority, and limits debate, HAS ACTED).
If we get a series of rash and unacceptable mobocracy actions I have CONFIDENCE we will ultimately restore cloture, just as I had FULL confidence that electing someone non white to the presidency was bound to occur.
In the end we ARE fair, idealistic, and VIGILANT in this place, because we WANT to believe in the ideals that sprang out of those men in that lucky time.
So let’s make the parties BOTH accountable, and see if that moderates the extremes, and causes them to enact laws which make sense and GOVERN as we voted them to do, because, JUST LIKE EXTREME MUTATIONS, laws which follow extreme ideas are bound to fail and are NON SURVIVAL actions for lawmakers.




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Guitar Quartet
Tico Tico Fortissimo

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Why Arabs and Muslims Will Not Accept Israel as the Jewish State

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital aroused massive outrage in the Arab and Islamic world. This was for two main reasons — one religious and one nationalist. 
The religious reason is rooted in Islam’s conception of itself as a faith whose mission is to bring both Judaism and Christianity to an end, and inherit all that was once Jewish or Christian: land, places of worship, and people. 
In Islam’s worldview, Palestine in its entirety belongs to Muslims alone, because both Jews and Christians betrayed Allah when they refused to become followers of the prophet Muhammad. Their punishment is to be expulsion from their lands and the forfeiture of all rights to them. 
Throughout the history of Islam, Muslims turned churches into mosques, including the Great Mosque of Ramle, the Bani Omaya Mosque in Damascus, the Hagia Sofia of Istanbul, and many Spanish churches. The reason is their belief that Christianity, like Judaism, is nullified by Islam, making churches unnecessary. 
According to Islamic tenets, the prophets revered by these obsolete religions are Muslims. These include Adam, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses and Aaron. And according to Islam, King Solomon built a mosque, not a Temple, in Jerusalem. (The 1,500-year gap between the king’s reign and the birth of Islam is irrelevant to true believers.) 
Jews and Christians can be protected under Muslim rule by becoming subservient to Islam in what is known as dhimmi status, which means that they are legally deprived of many rights, including the right to own land and bear arms. Dhimmis are forced to pay a head tax (jyzia) and are to be kept in a downtrodden state, as is mandated by the Koran. 
In Islam’s view, Jews are not a nation but a collection of religious communities to be found in various countries: a Jew in Poland is a “Pole of the Mosaic religion” and a Jew in Morocco is a “Moroccan Arab of the Mosaic religion.” 
Suddenly, towards the end of the 19th century, everything changed. Jews began coming to Palestine in ever-growing numbers. The Zionists “invented” a new nation — the “Jewish people” — and decided that a certain part of the House of Islam was their homeland, known as Eretz Israel. 
They built communities and a protective fighting force even though, as dhimmis, they were not supposed to be allowed to bear arms and were subjected to Islam’s protection. 
In 1948, the Jews actually declared a state, despite the fact that they did not deserve sovereignty. 
Then, in 1967, they “conquered” the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Jews now attempt to pray on the Temple Mount, suggesting that Judaism has returned to being an active, living and even dynamic religion. 
This brings the very raison d’être of Islam into question. After all, Islam came into the world in order to make Judaism obsolete. 
Muslims loyal to their religion and aware of this danger cannot possibly accept the existence of a Jewish state, not even a tiny one on the Tel Aviv coast. 
To them, Israel as the state of the Jewish people is a theological threat to Islam and only secondarily, a national, political, judicial or territorial threat.
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Pro-migrant, pro-"refugee" and "warm-hearted", American male libtard, and Swedish left-feminist, went to Africa to help Africans, only to get executed by local patriots

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SPY vs SPY: Mueller Yanks Comey’s Immunity Deal; Falling Out Between Former FBI Bosses Puts Comey in Danger

Mueller's trying to use Comey as a pawn; sacrificing him to try to save his own ass.
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BREAKING: FIVE MONTHS Worth of Peter Strzok Text Messages GO MISSING – FBI Cites Mystery “Glitch”

These people don't realize how dead they are yet.


But the department also said in a letter to lawmakers that its record of messages sent to and from the agent, Peter Strzok, was incomplete because the FBI, for technical reasons, had been unable to preserve and retrieve about five months’ worth of communications. 
New text messages highlighted in a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Republican chairman of the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, are from the spring and summer of 2016 and involve discussion of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. 
They reference Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s decision to accept the FBI’s conclusion in that case and a draft statement that former FBI Director James Comey had prepared in anticipation of closing out the Clinton investigation without criminal charges.  
But, according to the letter, the FBI told the department that its system for retaining text messages sent and received on bureau phones had failed to preserve communications between Strzok and Page over a five-month period between Dec. 14, 2016, and May 7, 2017. 
The explanation for the gap was “misconfiguration issues related to rollouts, provisioning, and software upgrades that conflicted with the FBI’s collection capabilities.”
Go read the whole thing.

If these people do not go to prison, then we are not living by our Constitution.

If these people do not go to prison, then, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,
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We'll See About That

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