Wednesday, July 31, 2019

China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to "Sinicize" its Muslim population. 
Employees at 11 restaurants and shops in Beijing selling halal products and visited by Reuters in recent days said officials had told them to remove images associated with Islam, such as the crescent moon and the word "halal" written in Arabic, from signs. 
Government workers from various offices told one manager of a Beijing noodle shop to cover up the "halal" in Arabic on his shop's sign, and then watched him do it. 
"They said this is foreign culture and you should use more Chinese culture," said the manager, who, like all restaurant owners and employees who spoke to Reuters, declined to give his name due to the sensitivity of the issue. 
The campaign against Arabic script and Islamic images marks a new phase of a drive that has gained momentum since 2016, aimed at ensuring religions conform with mainstream Chinese culture.   
The campaign has included the removal of Middle Eastern-style domes on many mosques around the country in favor of Chinese-style pagodas.

Dubai ruler's wife seeks UK forced marriage protection order for children

London (AFP) - The estranged wife of the ruler of Dubai has applied for a UK forced marriage protection order relating to their children, a London court heard Tuesday.  
Princess Haya, 45, a wife of 70-year-old United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, has applied for the order, as well as for wardship of their children, and a non-molestation order relating to herself, the High Court heard. 
The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children. At a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, judge Andrew McFarlane allowed media to report that Princess Haya, a Jordanian royal, had made the applications. T 
he court also heard that Sheikh Mohammed has applied to the High Court for the summary return of the children to Dubai. 
Distinct from arranged marriages, forced marriages, in UK law, are those without the full and free consent of both parties. 
A forced marriage protection order can be used to help someone who is being forced into marriage or who has been subjected to one, according to the government's official leaflet on the orders.

Trump Sends Hostage Crisis Envoy To A$AP Rocky Trial In Sweden

This is an example of Trump calling things what they are, while the whole rest of the world pretends things are not what they are:
As the trial of American rapper A$AP Rocky kicked off Tuesday in Sweden, Robert O’Brien, a presidential envoy used in hostage crises, was spotted in the courtroom, according to The Associated Press. 
The diplomat’s appearance is another indication of President Donald Trump’s ongoing involvement in Rocky’s case after he was charged with assault following a confrontation in Stockholm last month. 
“The president asked me to come here and support these American citizens,” O’Brien told The New York Times. “I’ll be here until they come home.” 
Ruth Newman, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, told Swedish news outlet TT that O’Brien was there “to look after the well-being of American citizens, which is always our top priority,” the AP reported. 
Rocky, 30, whose legal name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested on July 3 and is accused of assaulting Mustafa Jafari, 19, during a June 30 altercation. 
The rapper has pleaded not guilty. The case has prompted an outcry from certain Democratic lawmakers and celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Trump has demanded Rocky’s release. 
Less than two weeks ago, Trump spoke with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, tweeting that they had a “very good call” and that he was personally assured that Rocky “will be treated fairly.” 
Trump said he even offered to vouch for Rocky’s bail but there is no such system in Sweden. Making clear that the rapper would receive no special treatment, Löfven’s spokesperson said the prime minister “made sure to point out that the Swedish judicial system, prosecutors and courts, are completely independent.” 
On Thursday, Trump tweeted that he was “very disappointed” that Löfven was unable to help, stating his country had “let our African American Community down in the United States.” 
“I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers,” he wrote.  
The Lefties, as per usual, as criticizing Trump for what he has done. What a joke. Trump tries to help an American citizen whose Human Rights are being stolen from him, and Leftists are saying Trump is out of line:
Donald Trump has been condemned for sending the US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs to Sweden for A$AP Rocky‘s trial. Dan Baer, a former US ambassador to the Organisation for Security & Cooperation in Europe, called the move a “shameful abuse of a serious office.” 
“Imagine how seriously O’Brien will be taken by other actors now that he has made a mockery of himself by allowing his office to be instrumentalized thus,” he said on Twitter. 
“Trump’s clown like behaviour makes us weaker.” 
Suzanne Maloney, the deputy director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, described the situation as “ridiculous”. 
The president had demanded that Sweden release the rapper in a series of tweets published earlier this month. 
“Sweden has let our African American community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers,” he said. 
“Treat Americans fairly!”

AOC Agrees With Host There Are ‘White Supremacist’ Jews, Suggests Palestinians ‘Have No Choice But to Riot’ Against Israel

Boy, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is really doing wonders to prove that she’s not anti-Semitic. Take this, for example. AOC was recently a guest on NYC radio show “Ebro in the Morning,” where she weighed in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 
And by “weighed in,” we mean, of course, that she agreed with his characterization of Israel as “very criminal.” 
To be clear, the “white supremacist Jews” the host is referring to are people like Stephen Miller and not the Israeli government. The Israeli government is just “criminal.”

Muslim Politician Ibraheem Samirah, Who Screamed at Trump About His Deported Father – Forgets to Mention His Ties to Hamas

I'm so sick of these Muslim-victim pieces of shit. They're like fucking Cinderella losing their god damned slippers every five fucking minutes.

How much of a fucking pussy do you have to have your public persona be to constantly play the victim?

And then, when we turn our backs, they're supporting Hamas.

"You hurt my wittle feewings. You hurt my feewinigs. You are mean to me. You kicked my Daddy out."

What a pussy.

Stop helping Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Anyone who does should be kicked out of the country. They are terrorist organizations bent on the overthrow of the Western world.

We'd have to be fools to allow such people in.

Oh yeah, they're already here.
Ibraheem interrupted the president to scream about his deported Palestinian father. 
Here’s the rest of the story… 
Ibraheem’s father Sabri Samirah was refused entry into the United States after he left America to visit his parents in 2002. 
At the time Samirah was affiliated with several Islamic organizations in the south Chicago suburbs and was outspoken critic of Israel. 
And Sabri Samirah worked with Islamic organizations that laundered money for Hamas terrorists. 
Via The Chicago Tribune: 
Samirah was a leader in the local Muslim community and worked with the now-defunct Islamic Association for Palestine and American Middle Eastern League for Palestine, which federal investigators alleged laundered money for Hamas. 
He also was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. 
He applied for legal residency several times under various provisions of immigration law, and an attempt at a green card was pending in December 2002 when he traveled to Jordan to see his parents. 
For that journey, Samirah was granted “advance parole,” or permission given to an immigrant to leave the country. 
While on his way back from Jordan in January 2003, he was stopped at a pre-inspection station in Ireland and told he had been deemed a “national security risk” by the United States and that his advance parole had been revoked. 
He was put in an Irish jail overnight, sent back to Jordan and told he was not allowed to re-enter the U.S. 
The Obama administration let Ibraheem back in the US in 2014.

The Supremes
Baby Love

You Can't Hurry Love

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Democrats Nightmare: First It Was Kanye, Now It's Wacka Flacka

Wacka Flacka makes a cameo in Kingface's Periscope video.

Germany: Gay Jewish Conservative attacked by Muslims at Potsdam Train Station – Spit in the Face

25-year old Jewish Potsdam resident Marvin F. was attacked by two Syrians at the train station in Potsdam, as mainstream media reported internationally. What they didn’t know: Marvin is gay and a member of the conservative “Alternative for Germany” (AfD) party. 
“I’m just sick of what’s happening to Germany, that’s why I decided to go public with my story”, the 25-year-old told us one day after the incident, still agitated. “I’ve worn my yarmulke every day for ten years our of respect for my religion, but now you experience incidents like this every week. Two weeks ago in Giessen, my yarmulke was torn from my head.” 
Marvin F. said he was “deeply disgusted” by Saturday’s altercation: “I got out at the Potsdam train station, but I wasn’t wearing anything to identify myself as an AfD member.” (AfD members are attacked twice as often as all other political parties in Germany put together, a parliamentary query revealed in May.) 
“I was only wearing my yarmulke. Two young Muslims came by, shouted “Filthy Jew!” at me, bumped into me and both spit in my face. I wanted to fight back, but they ran off. They were too cowardly to fight me. I was in shock. 
A witness urged Marvin F. to call the police, who were “very nice, very helpful”, he said. Together with the police officers, he found the two culprits still lingering in the train station, seeming to be in no hurry to flee. The culprits were arrested and found to be carrying knives. 
Both are allegedly “Syrian refugees”, although it is hard to be certain since so many migrants threw away their passports and claimed to be Syrians after the Merkel government announced it would accept all Syrians starting in September 2015. 
“I’m stunned, I’m speechless, I’m shaking all over,” Marvin F. said after the incident. “To have a thing like this happen in Germany, where you can’t feel safe as a Jew on the streets anymore, is terrible.” 
Marvin F. is gay and lives with his partner in Potsdam outside Berlin. He joined the AfD in 2017, “because no other party cares about the threat to Jewish and gay life posed by mass Muslim immigration”, he said.

Meanwhile In Iran: Security Forces Attack and Drag Women Into Custody For Playing With a Water Gun

Life as a North Korean Elite: The Story of a Former North Korean Ambassador Who Defected

The American Center for Law and Justice obtained the Justice Department’s immunity agreements with Hillary Clinton’s lawyers and it showed they were allowed to ‘dispose of evidence and refuse to comply with federal law.’ 
The immunity agreements were drawn up for Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson. While the existence of these immunity agreements was already public knowledge, the ACLJ obtained the actual documents for the first time. 
There were two separate agreements. First, Mills and Samuelson were granted immunity from prosecution under multiple felony statutes for anything found on their laptops. The second agreement, which was originally withheld, showed the DOJ/FBI agreed to evade FOIA and to dispose of the “culling laptops.” 
The ACLJ, which is run by one of Trump’s personal lawyers Jay Sekulow, stated that Hillary Clinton’s aids-turned-lawyers violated multiple felony criminal statutes. 
The ACLJ has just obtained previously unreleased documents related to the Clinton investigation and immunity agreements given to top Clinton aids. 
These agreements reveal that James Comey’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Loretta Lynch’s Department of Justice (DOJ) granted immunity to Hillary Clinton’s aids and lawyers, Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson, from prosecution for anything found on their laptops violating multiple felony criminal statutes governing the mishandling of classified information and/or the removal or destruction of records, including Espionage Act provisions. 
Further, the DOJ and FBI also agreed to evade the statutory requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by purporting to deem the contents of the laptops as not under DOJ or FBI “custody or control.”
Oh, there's A LOT MORE. GO READ IT.

Soviet-Created Pedophilia Rings Designed To Subvert The West By Controlling Politicians and Business Leaders

All The Right People Are Sweating After John Ratcliffe Is Nominated For DNI

As I wrote on yesterday, Dan Coats is done as Director of National Intelligence. He leaves behind him a wake of questionable actions and stonewalling in the face of legitimate investigative requests. 
While I’m sure Coats himself is a perfectly nice guy, he wasn’t the right person for that job. The intel agencies did not need a protector to sweep corruption under the rug via strained claims of classification. 
Now that Coats is moving on, his replacement has been announced as Rep. John Ratcliffe and that has all the right people gnashing their teeth. 
John Ratcliffe, by one measure the second most conservative member of Congress, appears to believe that the Russia investigation was cooked up by Democrats who “committed crimes.” Now Trump reportedly is considering placing atop the US intelligence community. — Ken Dilanian (@KenDilanianNBC) July 28, 2019 
That’s “Fusion Ken,” who’s made a living shilling for the CIA, including helping push stories to cover for their misdeeds. He gained his nickname by relentlessly parroting Fusion GPS talking points (which were obviously being fed to him) for the last three years. 
Under Obama, he was exposed for working with CIA officials in order to help spin the former President’s drone program, which was famous for it’s collateral damage. We are just getting started though. There are plenty more of the expected reactions making the rounds.

Tuscon, Arizona: Two Somali Refugees Arrested After Buying a Flight to Join ISIS

Fuck Islam:
The Department of Justice announced the indictment of two Somali refugees Monday night, Ahmed Mahad Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein, for attempting to join the Islamic State in Egypt. 
“According to the criminal complaint, the defendants had been in communication with an FBI undercover employee whom they believed was a supporter of ISIS ideology. These communications revealed the defendants’ desire to travel overseas in order to fight on behalf of ISIS or to conduct an attack within the United States if they were unable to travel,” DOJ released in a statement. 
“Ultimately, the defendants purchased airline tickets to travel to Egypt, with the intention to travel on to Sinai and join ISIS. FBI agents arrested Mohamed and Hussein after they checked in for their flight at the Tucson International Airport in Arizona.”

Garlic Festival Shooter Was Iranian/Italian Who Hated White People

Legan, Who Identifies as Being of Italian & Iranian Descent, Posted on Instagram Before the Shooting. The Account Was Removed, but Heavy Obtained Screenshots 
Santino Legan had an Instagram page with just three posts, including one post made days before the shooting and two posted on Sunday. The one most disturbing appears to have been posted shortly before the shooting. “Ayyy garlic festival time. Come get wasted on overpriced shit.”  ‌ 
Legan also posted about a fringe white supremacist book written in 1890. Noted indivualist anarchist, revisionist historian and Holocaust denier James J. Martin called, the book, “…one of the most incendiary works ever to be published anywhere.” 
Legan quoted from the book in a post accompanied by a Smokey the Bear sign about fire danger. Legan wrote: 
“Read Might Is Right by Ragnar Redbeard. Why overcrowd towns and pave more open space to make room for hordes of mestizos and Silicon Valley white twats?” 
Mestizos is a term used to describe someone of mixed descent, but specifically white and Hispanic and/or white and Native Indian. He appeared to have used it in a derogatory manner.  ‌ 
According to the book Modern Satanism: Anatomy of a Subculture, Might Is Right by Ragnar Redbeard was authored under a pseudonym. It is purported to expand on Friedrich Nietzsche’s “theories of master–slave morality and herd mentality …” 
The book is described as being akin to Social Darwinism and includes misogynistic and racist principles “claiming that the woman and the family as a whole is the property of the man and proclaiming the innate superiority of the Anglo-Saxon race. The book also contains many strong anti-Semitic statements.”
The Drifters
Under The Boardwalk

Up On The Roof

Bitch Who Said 12 "Israelis" Raped Her Proves Herself To Be a Lying Sack of Shit


On July 18th, we reported this:

BBC Claims 12 "Israelis" Gang Raped Woman

As you can tell by the way I phrased the headline, I did not believe 12 "Israelis" Gang Raped a woman.

Turns out I was right:

‘False rape accuser’ is bundled into court for lying about being attacked
A British woman has been remanded in custody after she appeared in court accused of lying that she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli teenagers. The woman, 19, was pictured being bundled into court in Cyprus this morning where she faces a public nuisance charge. 
Her hearing was postponed today because her Cypriot lawyer is currently abroad having surgery. Paralimni court judge Tonia Antoniou ordered the one-day postponement after a lawyer standing in for the woman’s attorney said more time is needed to pour through the police’s extensive case. The woman will remain in police custody until Tuesday’s court appearance because she poses a flight risk, the state-run Cyprus News Agency reported. 
On Sunday, the remaining seven of 12 teenagers were released from prison after being cleared of rape. They were seen outside of court jumping for joy. They hugged relatives after their release from police cells in Ayia Napa, where they had been held for attacking the woman at the hotel she was staying in. 
She claimed that 12 Israelis had raped her in her hotel room but after she allegedly changed her story and following DNA tests, the suspects were freed. The British woman needs to answer questions about making false allegations, a lawyer for teenagers said. Yiannis Habaris, who represents two of the seven Israelis, said that the British woman had been arrested and faces a public nuisance charge.He said investigators questioning the teenager had concluded that her allegations ‘didn’t stand to reason’. 
Mr Habaris said police had earlier provided DNA samples to Israeli authorities to locate three individuals who may have been implicated in the case but, with the case collapsing, that assistance is no longer necessary. Cypriot authorities initially arrested 12 Israelis on July 17 following the rape allegation. Five of them were released on Thursday. 
The state-run Cyprus News Agency reported that the woman allegedly told investigators she filed a rape report because she was ‘angry and insulted’ that some of the Israelis allegedly recorded video of her having consensual sex with a number of them. The 12 Israelis had come to Cyprus in three separate groups, some for a vacation before being inducted into the army, and did not know each other.

FISA Documents Will Be Declassified This Wednesday, July 31st?

No, Really! 
Transparency, Yay!
This tracks with John Solomon's reporting that the documents will be released this week, but it could be that they both have the same source, and that the same source is wrong. 
A little tease: 
Additionally, Mr. diGenova states confidently that U.S. Attorney John Durham is not conducting a "review", but is conducting a full criminal investigation with a grand jury empaneled and currently receiving testimony from witnesses.


DOJ Focusing on "Smoking Gun" in FISAGate Investigation, Which Seems to Involve Josef Misfud

The Justice Department’s internal review of the Russia investigation is zeroing in on transcripts of recordings made by at least one government source who met with former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos overseas in 2016, specifically looking at why certain "exculpatory" material from them was not presented in subsequent applications for surveillance warrants, according to two sources familiar with the review. 
The sources also said the review is taking a closer look at the actual start date of the original FBI investigation into potential collusion between members of the Trump campaign and the Russians, as some allege the probe began earlier than thought. 
Both components are considered key in the review currently being led by Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Attorney from Connecticut John Durham -- an effort sure to draw more attention in the coming weeks and months now that Robert Mueller's testimony is in the rearview. 
The recordings in question pertain to conversations between government sources and Papadopoulos, which were memorialized in transcripts. 
One source told Fox News that Barr and Durham are reviewing why the material was left out of applications to surveil another former Trump campaign aide, Carter Page. 
"I think it's the smoking gun," the source said.

Monday, July 29, 2019

EU Dragging Hungary to Euro Court over Anti-Illegal Migration ‘Stop Soros’ Laws

The European Commission has begun a process that will see the Hungarian government taken to the Court of Justice of the European Union over its tough laws against illegal immigration. 
The “Stop Soros” law, a reference to pro-migration billionaire plutocrat George Soros, was put forth last year and is aimed at punishing NGOs and other non-government actors who engage in facilitating illegal migration. 
The European Commission, an unelected body which serves as the EU’s major source of EU-level law as well as its executive, began infringement procedures against Hungary last August. 
A report from Hungary Today states that the Commission has now referred the case to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU, or ECJ). 
Hungarian MP István Hollik, a member of the Christian Democratic People’s Party (KDNP), the sister party of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz, said that the government was prepared for the procedure.

Britain: "The Goal" of LGBTQ Education Is "To Completely Smash Heteronormativity"

I don't doubt that the goal of the American LGBTQ movement is exactly the same thing.

New NUS president has said that she wanted to ‘oppress white people’ and have an ‘Islamic takeover’

From The Telegraph:
The incoming president of the National Union of Students has said that she wanted to “oppress white people” and have an “Islamic takeover”. 
Zamzam Ibrahim, 24, from Greater Manchester, also described the Government’s counter-extremism strategy as “disastrous” and “racist”. 
Using the hastag #IfIWasPresident, she wrote on Twitter in 2012: “I’d oppress white people just to give them a taste of what they put us through!” She signed off the message by writing “LMFAO”, which in urban slang is short for “Laughing My F***ing Arse Off”. 
Responding to questions online about what book everyone should read, she said: “The Quraan. We would have an Islamic takeover!”

France: Muslim City Official Celebrates His Birthday With a Nazi Swastika Cake

An official in the French town of Montpelier celebrated his birthday with a cake decorated with a swastika, which he described as “a gift from my SS friend.” 
Djamel Boumaaz posted an image of the cake on his Facebook page, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Thursday. 
The full text of the post celebrating his 40th birthday read: “I spent a beautiful day with my family, music, food in the home of my SS friend, then my birthday cake arrived, a gift from my SS friend.”… 
The post later appeared to have been removed from Boumaaz’s Facebook page. His Twitter account was suspended….

One More Cup Of Coffee

Bob Dylan

The Crystals
Then He Kissed Me

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Rashida Tlaib Doubles Down: Israel Exists To The "Detriment" of Palestinians

Jake Tapper confronts her with Chuck Schumer’s statement that the BDS movement -which she supports - is anti-Semitic. 
Nancy Pelosi has said that too. 
Sufficed to say, Tlaib adds to her anti-Semitic ways with her statement, not to mention that she lies about “occupation.”

“GOD IS LOVE,” “BUILD THE WALL,” “WALK AWAY,” and “CHOOSE LIFE” knitted hats all banned on Ravelry

“GOD IS LOVE,” “BUILD THE WALL,” “WALK AWAY,” and “CHOOSE LIFE” knitted hats all banned on Ravelry
Following up on my syndicated column this week about the unraveling of the Trump-hating founders of knitting and crocheting website, I have received several tips from conservative crafters who have been censored or banned from the site for the peaceful expression of their political views. As I reported, the purge has been taking place over 10 years. One user, who goes by the handle “Deplorable Knitter,” sent me copies of the pieces that earned her the wrath of Ravelry since the November 2018 midterms:

White police officers are not more likely to shoot minorities

Reports of racially motivated, fatal shootings by police officers have garnered extensive public attention and sparked activism across the nation. 
New research from Michigan State University and University of Maryland reveals findings that flip many of these reports on their heads—white police officers are not more likely to shoot minorities citizens than non-white officers. 
"Until now, there's never been a systematic, nationwide study to determine the characteristics of police involved in fatal officer-involved shootings," said Joseph Cesario, co-author and professor of psychology at MSU. 
"There are so many examples of people saying that when black citizens are shot by police, it's white officers shooting them. In fact, our findings show no support for the idea that white officers are biased in shooting black citizens." 
The findings—published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, or PNAS - are based on an independent database Cesario and his team created that catalogued each police shooting from 2015. 
The team—led also by co-author David Johnson from University of Maryland—contacted every police department that had a fatal police shooting to get the race, sex and years of experience for every officer involved in each incident. 
The team also leveraged data from police shooting databases by The Washington Post and The Guardian. "We found that the race of the officer doesn't matter when it comes to predicting whether black or white citizens are shot," Cesario said. 
"If anything, black officers are more likely to shoot black citizens, but this is because black officers are drawn from the same population that they police. So, the more black citizens in a community, the more black police officers there are." 
The data show that it's not racial bias on behalf of white officers relative to black officers when it comes to fatal shootings, and that's good news. 
The bad news ...

Trump Says "Consideration Is Being Given To Declaring Antifa" A Terrorist Organization

Donald Trump has warned that the antifascist movement Antifa could be labelled as a terrorist organisation. The president said “consideration” was being given to declaring the movement, which is composed of autonomous left wing groups and individuals in the US, a “major organisation of terror”. 
The announcement followed a resolution proposed by senators Ted Cruz and Bill Cassidy earlier this month that condemned the movement and called for its designation as a domestic terrorist organisation. 
While it is unclear how seriously Mr Trump is considering the idea, he appeared to be supportive of the move and said it “would make it easier for police to do their job.” 
“Consideration is being given to declaring ANTIFA, the gutless Radical Left Wack Jobs who go around hitting (only non-fighters) people over the heads with baseball bats,” he wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

Raphael Saadiq
Let's Take A Walk

Saturday, July 27, 2019

New Wolverine anthology story puts him in the middle of 9-11

Almost 2 decades after the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Marvel's written up a story in the 2nd volume of Marvel Comics Presents seemingly tying Wolverine's history to the era of the World Trade Center's destruction:
In The Vigil, Wolverine has been fighting the demon Ron Killings once per decade, every decade since the 1940s. The story, originally ostensibly in continuity though seeming less so considering the major changes made to Wolverine’s history, including getting a bunch of X-Men killed in the 90s and having a daughter (with a woman he met as a child – yuck), not to mention the fact that the stories play out in real time, not Marvel time. In any case, in Marvel Comics Presents #7, The Vigil gets to the 2000s, and since The Truth appears at some of the most terrible moments in human history, it seems natural to assume that this decade’s appearance will be at the World Trade Center attack on September 11th, 2001.
And here's a panel from the interiors:
A followup to an earlier story set during WW2 in this anthology, and I wouldn't be shocked if there was no mention of Islam's role in the modern tragedy, one more reason why this is bound to be as awkward as it was to put the Marvel universe in the middle of 9-11, as J. Michael Straczynski and Joe Quesada did in the notorious Spider-Man issue 36 from late 2001.

As I asked once before, and will again, is the The Truth supposed to represent a leftist idea of what amounts to facts? Quite possibly. Which'll confirm Marvel's still nailed on injection of leftist politics into their books, subtle or otherwise. Something we could do without.

And the idea of Wolvie leading to the deaths of several other mutants and possibly having sex with an underaged girl...ugh. That's not making things any better either.

Trump Reveals He Gave Attorney General Bill Barr Authority to Release Declassified Spygate Documents to Devin Nunes

Trump Reveals He Gave Attorney General Bill Barr Authority to Release Declassified Spygate Documents to Devin Nunes

Trump praised Bill Barr and said he has given him all of the documents he needs to investigate the origins of Spygate. 
The president revealed that he also gave Barr the authority to release the declassified Spygate documents to whoever else needs them, including Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee. 
“I’ve also given him [Barr] authority to release it to whoever he wants, whether it’s his people or frankly perhaps people like Devin Nunes who is a star,” Trump said pointing out how badly Nunes has been attacked by the rabid Democrats for being a brave warrior fighting to get to the bottom of Spygate.
Watch at 14:25

Rashida Tlaib: ‘We Didn’t Have ICE Years Ago Before 9/11 … We Were Fine’

From the Gaily Baller:
Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib unpacked her anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stance and said the U.S. was “fine” without ICE pre-9/11 during a podcast released Tuesday. 
“It needs to be completely dismantled. We didn’t have ICE years ago before 9/11, and I can tell you we were fine,” Tlaib said on an episode of “Authentically Detroit.” 
ICE was created in 2003 after the now-defunct Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) was dissolved and its duties transferred to three entities, including ICE, under the newly created Department of Homeland Security (DHS). INS conducted raids. 
“We had Border Patrol. We had all those. I want people to appreciate between that, unpackage that. This is a new agency that came about afterwards. It’s important to know that. This is not the border patrol in the field. … This is a different agency that is very, in some cases, rogue,” said Tlaib, who is the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress.

Pelosi Looks FREAKED: Her Meeting With AOC Ends with Pelosi Pledging Devotion to AOC and Refusing to Acknowledge Trump as President, Only Calling Him "Current Occupant of the White House"

PELOSI LOOKS FREAKED in Meeting with ‘Squad’ Leader Ocasio-Cortez on Democrat Party Dumpster Fire

On Thursday Socialist Ocasio-Cortez told reporters the goal is “just to open a line of communication and making sure that we’re all on the same page on everything.” just to open a line of communication and making sure that we’re all on the same page on everything.”
Pelosi said after the sit-down that it went "very well." And when asked during her weekly press conference if the meeting served to "bury the hatchet," Pelosi scoffed: "There was no hatchet. We are in the political arena." ... 
She added: "I feel ... it's like you're in a family. In a family, you have your differences, but you're still family. We just had a meeting to clear the air." 
Her office even provided photographic evidence afterward of the two lawmakers smiling beside each other. 
"Today, Congresswoman @RepAOC and I sat down to discuss working together to meet the needs of our districts and our country, fairness in our economy and diversity in our country," Pelosi tweeted, with a photo of her and Ocasio-Cortez.

So what's going on?

WTF happened between AOC and Pelosi today? Why did Pelosi come out of this meeting looking like she was the one who lost control, and backed down, while AOC is the one who comes away looking victorious and statesmanlike?

My guess?

Maybe it has something to do with that Qatar thing that Imam Tawhidi talked about:
Imam Tawhidi is claiming that there is an unspecified "Congresswoman" who is part of the group that rebelled against Pelosi. 
He might mean Ilhan Omar, but he never specifies. 
He says there's an "investigation" going badly for this unnamed "Congresswoman," and that she has enlisted the help of the Qataris, who will ride to her rescue by planting false stories that various people accusing/criticizing her -- including Donald Trump Jr. -- are paid agents of either the Saudis or the UAE. 
In order to rescue her, I guess, by discrediting her critics as paid foreign operatives?
Tawhidi said that Qatar is backing Ilhan Omar, and any one who attacks here is going to find themselves under an onslaught of shit in coming weeks.

Maybe AOC delivered a message to Pelosi today?

Her message: "Shut the fuck up, because here's what Qatar has on you. Do what I, and the rest of The Squad say from now on."

What do you think?

Supreme Court Backs Trump on Using Pentagon Funds to Build Border Wall

Supreme Court Backs Trump on Using Pentagon Funds to Build Border Wall


$250 Million Nick Sandmann Lawsuit Against Washington Post For Defamation Dismissed by Federal Judge


From Ace of Spades:
And the Washington Post, furthermore, wasn't even required to view a 20 minute video which would have proven that Chief Lieawatha was lying. 
It's an "opinion" -- publish all the lies you want without any fact-checking required to maintain your immunity to lawsuit. 

He didn't say that last part, but that's what the judge must have found when he typed up this very short dismissal order which did not mention that simple viewing of the full video, available to everyone, and only 20 minutes long, would have shown the Post that they were publishing a lie, but apparently they don't have to even bother watching a 20 minute video as the most minor of fact-checking before slandering a child. 
Let me just say that my experience in the federal courts, before an Obama appointee, by the way, also fighting for the right for free speech, and with the additional consideration that anonymous speech was long-recognized as a core part of the First Amendment, was not met with the same eagerness to dismiss, 
In my case, a conservative being sued by a leftist instead of a liberal billion dollar corporation being sued by a presumably-conservative child, the court really wanted to go through two and a half years of very expensive motions and orders and really wanted to make sure that the leftist had not had any avenues of justice closed off to him prematurely. 
In my case, the right of the press to report freely without being overly fearful of lawsuits was.... how do I put this? Not even on the docket, as they say. 
Let me just point out that I have been very, very fearful about what I write since that lawsuit, and have in fact been very, very inhibited in seeking and writing what I believe to be the truth. 
See, but that doesn't matter; I'm a conservative. I should be fearful. My rights to free speech must take not just second place but possibly seventh or eight place to anyone who claims to have been harmed by my speech. 
But the Washington Post is a leftwing billion dollar media corporation, you see. Its free speech rights are ABSOLUTELY PARAMOUNT, and greater in fact than that of a child to not be defamed in national media, and in fact so ABSOLUTE is this right of a leftwing corporation to destroy people that it must not be encumbered even by the requirement of having to watch a 20 minute video, available to everyone on the internet, before rushing out with a defamatory lie about a child. 
See, it's just "opinion."

Friday, July 26, 2019

Ben E, King
Stand By Me

Kamala Harris Criticizes Trump's Attempts To Help Get ASAP Rocky Out of Jail

Kamala Harris: Trump’s Attempt to Free Imprisoned Rapper Is ‘Misuse of Power’ 
Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) said President Donald Trump’s role in the case of imprisoned rapper A$AP Rocky case is a misuse of power which “has to end” while speaking at the NAACP Convention’s presidential candidate forum on Wednesday. 
A$AP Rocky has been imprisoned in Sweden since July 3 after a June 30 altercation and Trump has called for his release, as have Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. 
The president has pursued additional measures to pressure the Swedish government to release the artist, including speaking with the Swedish prime minister about the case and sending a State Department official to monitor the developing case—but Harris appeared unaware of any of those facts. 
“As president, how would you handle the A$AP Rocky case in Sweden?” asked moderator April Ryan. “How will you use your power to make sure misuse of power doesn’t happen in cases like this, and that this case would stay in the State Department and not go to the White House?” 
“There’s no question that this White House is, has been playing politics with his role of leadership, and it has to end. This president, I just want to back up for a second, so you know I have fought predators,” Harris began, before spending a few minutes going after the president. 
The exchange was first reported by Mediaite. "So you’re saying this is another piece on the rap sheet of Donald Trump, this misuse of power in the A$AP Rocky case?" Ryan asked. 
"Yes," Harris said. 
Her response seems to indicate an unfamiliarity with the situation involving the Harlem-born rapper as President Trump has been actively involved in securing the release of the imprisoned rapper. 
Later on in the interview, Harris appeared to try and pump up the audience with lines from a famous James Brown song. 
"All right, say it loud," Ryan said to Harris. 
"Yes," Harris said again, then adding, "And I’m black and I’m proud!" 
"Wait say that again, I didn’t hear you. What did you say?" Ryan asked. 
"Say it loud, I’m black and I’m proud!" Harris responded.
What a dumb bitch.

CNN editor praised murder of ‘Jewish pigs’ in terrorist attack on Israeli bus

Social media posts from years ago by a CNN photo editor and writer reveal that he called Jews "pigs" and praised their deaths. 
In a 2011 tweet, Mohammed Elshamy, 25, wrote, "More than 4 jewish pigs killed in #Jerusalem today by the Palestinian bomb explode. #Israel #Gaza." Elshamy joined CNN in January 2019. 
The tweet was an apparent reference to the March 23, 2011 bombing of a crowded Jerusalem bus stop that injured 39 people and killed two, not four. 
Among them was a 14-year-old girl who remained unconscious in the hospital for six years until her death in 2017. 
The terrorist attack, which took place after a bomb in a bag hidden behind a telephone booth exploded, was the first to strike the Israeli capital since 2008. 
In another tweet from 2011, Elshamy said, "Israel is the main enemy for the people of Egypt and shall always remain rulers who lick Jewish legs."


CNN photo editor resigns over anti-Semitic tweets
Sam Cooke
What A Wonderful World

Thursday, July 25, 2019

PIERS MORGAN: Shambolic Mueller’s train wreck testimony has left his reputation trashed, the dumbstruck Democrats dead as dodos and President Trump laughing all the way to a second term

By the time he’d finished his stumbling, bumbling, obfuscating, dithering appearances before the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee, that reputation lay in tatters. 
Frankly, he was embarrassing. 
He looked old, bleary-eyed, exhausted, and slightly out of it. 
I take no pleasure in saying this because Mueller has served his country with great distinction, as a decorated war hero, highly regarded lawyer and respected FBI director. 
But none of that excuses his dismal performance today, which did a grave disservice to the American national interest. 
This was supposed to be the moment of clarity, the moment when Americans could finally get all remaining questions answered about this whole sorry Russia collusion affair – straight from the horse’s mouth, on live television. 
Instead, they got a political pea-souper so foggy that even Mueller didn’t seem to know what the hell he was talking about. 
In perhaps the single most staggering exchange – one I could barely believe I was watching - Mueller was asked by Republican congressman Doug Collins if ‘collusion’ and ‘conspiracy’ were, in colloquial language, ‘largely synonymous’ terms. 
In other words, to most people’s understanding, they have the same meaning. 
Mueller replied firmly: ‘No.’ 
Yet, as Collins pointed out, in Mueller’s own report and in his May 29 press conference, he said the complete opposite. 
‘So would you change your answer to “yes” then?’ Collins asked, given this complete contradiction. 
Mueller stammered ‘No’, then scrabbled around looking frantically at a piece of paper, before asking Collins to repeat his very simple, unambiguous question. 
Collins read again Mueller’s own words from his own report, stating that ‘collusion’ and conspiracy’ are ‘largely synonymous’ words. 
At which point, Mueller gave up trying to explain his baffling U-turn on this crucial point, and told Collins: ‘I leave it with the report.’ 
Incredibly, he later made things even worse when he forgot the word ‘conspiracy’ altogether. ‘We don’t use the word ‘collusion’,’ he stated in the latter part of the day. ‘We use…’ 
He couldn’t finish the sentence. 
He couldn’t remember what word they use instead. 
He had to be told by his questioner that the word was ‘conspiracy’.

Mueller's Titanic Testimony

Mueller reads statement that he can not answer questions about the FBI's opening of the Russia investigation, nor can he answer questions about the Steele Dossier.

But that's what the entire case if built on. How can he not answer questions about the foundation of the case?

 Wow! Just wow!

Ilhan Omar: Rather Than Being Concerned About Islam, We "Should Be More Fearful of White Men, Because They Are Causing Most of The Deaths Within This Country"

Kafkaesque Totalitarianism In Canada

"I'm being investigated by the government, because I wrote a book about the government."

Humpday Blues

Boz Scaggs
Loan Me A Dime

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Mueller Seems To Be Having a Difficult Time

It seems almost cruel to have this man on a podium testifying about what he thinks, what he knows, and what he does not know.

At the end of the Gohmert video, Gohmert is getting to an important question, when he is cut off. "Let the gentleman answer."

Mueller's answer is: "I take your question."

I don't know what the means; whether it has some sort of legal import, or if it is merely a fragmented sentence from a fragmented mind.

So I looked it up.

The people at Democratic Underground have some thoughts:

What does "I take your question " mean? superpatriotman 55 min ago  
Something like malaise 53 min ago

Basically! BumRushDaShow 52 min ago 
reminded me of "please proceed, governor" fishwax 45 min ago 
It means, literally, "Bye Felicia!"

Muslim Migrant Plotted To Commit Jihad At Pittsburgh Church

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The man suspected of plotting a bomb attack on a Pittsburgh church has been indicted on federal terrorism charges. 
Mustafa Alowemer, 21, is accused of planning to bomb the Legacy International Worship Center on the North Side. U.S. Attorney Scott Brady says a federal grand jury has now returned a three-count indictment against Alowemer. 
The indictment charges him with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS, and two counts of distributing information relating to an explosive, destructive device or weapon of mass destructioN.

Black Trump Supporter: "Am I A Racist, If I Tell Another Black Person To Go Back To Their Shithole?"

Toronto, Canada: Meat Cleaver Murderer Walks Out of Mental Facility On Day Pass, and Flees Country

DOJ Announces Antitrust Probe Into Social Media Companies

The U.S. Government is famous for not finding anything, when it's staring them right in the face. But who knows? Maybe this will amount to something;

Ace of Spades has important stuff on this subject. Go read it.

"It's Time To Decide" Current Sr. Google Engineer Goes Public on Camera With Project Veritas: Tech is "dangerous,"

"I look at (Google) Search, and I look at Google News, and I see what it's doing. And then I see Google executives go to Congress and say it's not manipulated, it's not political. And I'm just so sure that's not true. Are we just going to let the biggest Tech companies decide who wins every election from now on?"

Watch FBI Director Chris Wray Whitewash Antifa Terrorism as Ted Cruz Calls For RICO Investigation

Watch FBI Director Chris Wray Whitewash Antifa Terrorism as Ted Cruz Calls For RICO Investigation 

Senator Cruz just a few days ago introduced a resolution to designate Antifa a domestic terrorist organization and now he’s calling on Wray to open a RICO investigation into the masked terrorists. 
Christopher Wray however looked like a fool as he attempted to whitewash Antifa as if they are an unorganized group of people with anarchist beliefs. Antifa engages in violent protests, Ted Cruz argued. 
“Masked men and women engage in physical violence,” Cruz told Wray referring to the recent violent attack in Portland, Oregon on journalist Andy Ngo. 
“Another Antifa terrorist (Willem Von Spronsen) attacked an ICE center in Tacoma, Washington,” he added arguing Antifa is an organization engaged in masked, anonymous violence. 
Christopher Wray responded to Ted Cruz by saying the FBI doesn’t investigate ideology and lumped Antifa terrorists into what he calls “Anarchist extremists.” 
“We don’t think of Antifa as an organization so much,” Wray added. Senator Ted Cruz pushed back and said the FBI has significant tools to go after criminal enterprises that use masks and anonymity to carry out violence just like the Ku Klux Klan or the mafia. 
“I will be sending a letter to you and the Department of Justice asking the Department to open a RICO investigation into Antifa…”Cruz said.