“Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.” - George W. Bush

Saturday, April 21, 2018

TRUMP'S UP - BIGLY

  •  NORTH KOREA SHOCKER
  •  KIM IS SMARTER THAN I THOUGHT
  •  CNN STUNNED
  •  DNC OPENS ITSELF UP TO DISCOVERY BY SUING TRUMP & RUSSIA
  •  THIS OPENS UP THE CLINTONS TO DISCOVERY
  •  TOM PEREZ IS EVEN DUMBER THAN I THOUGHT
  •  COMEY FACING CRIMINAL INDICTMENT
  •  COMEY IS WAY DUMBER THAN I THOUGHT
  •  McCABE WILL FLIP
  •  McCABE IS WAY SMARTER THAN COMEY
  •  RUDY TO THE SCENE AND HE IS WAY SMARTER  THAN MUELLER


59 comments:

  1. North Korea No Longer Needs Nuclear Tests, Kim Says
    NYT
    By CHOE SANG-HUN

    Kim Jong-un said North Korea would also close a test site, but he made no mention of dismantling its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.
    “This is very good news for North Korea and the World — big progress! Look forward to our Summit,” President Trump said on Twitter.

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  2. The Democratic National Committee opened a surprise legal assault on President Trump on Friday, filing a lawsuit in federal court alleging that the organization was the victim of a conspiracy by Russian officials, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks to damage Hillary Clinton’s presidential run.

    The 66-page complaint, filed in federal court in New York, uses the publicly known facts of the investigation into Russia’s election meddling to accuse Mr. Trump’s associates of illegally working with Russian intelligence agents to interfere with the outcome of the election. In the document, the committee accuses Republicans and the Russians of “an act of previously unimaginable treachery.”

    The sweeping lawsuit startled Republicans in Washington as well as Democratic leaders, who were only briefed at the last minute about the D.N.C.’s plans to pursue civil litigation. Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic Party, said the committee had alerted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrats in Congress, “when we were about to file.”

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  3. THIS FROM THE GUARDIAN SAYS IT ALL:

    ...Trump is a volatile opponent who telegraphed his impatience even before the two men fixed a place to talk, warning he would walk away if he thought the preparations weren’t going anywhere.

    But this unpredictability is the reason there are talks at all. Trump’s barrage of verbal and Twitter attacks on North Koreans – which have been reported there – led Pyongyang to question if it was, for the first time in a generation, facing a US president willing to attack them, experts say.

    The bluster of decades of North Korean threats against America was based in no small part on the very real threat the regime poses to the people of Seoul. Millions live in the South Korean capital, which is barely 50km from the de facto border with the north. That it is well within range of artillery and other weapons means the city effectively serves as a human shield for Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

    Officials there have long calculated that no US president would risk lives in Seoul with an attack on the North But under Trump that is no longer a safe assumption, says Andrei Lankov, professor of Korean Studies at Kookmin University.

    “[North Korea] is facing a pretty unprecedented situation,” said Lankov, the author of Real North Korea. “A US president who appears willing to initiate a strike against them no matter what damage it will do to Seoul, and sanctions seriously affecting their economy.”

    In Pyongyang, the minders who barred questions from western journalists about the summit were frank about Trump himself. “He is crazy,” said one, referring to Trump’s belligerent speech to the United Nations. “[North Koreans] could not believe it when he actually threatened the annihilation of an entire nation of 25 million people.”

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    1. I'll never drink another cup of their coffee again and advise others to do the same. What restaurant would allow someone to take a table, conduct a meeting, use the bathroom and buy nothing?

      ...They walked into the store, grabbed a table, and then asked to use the restroom. The manager told them that they had to buy something to use it. They declined, and went back to sit at the table without having purchased anything. Now that they had called attention to themselves, the manager was aware of their presence and aware that they were not paying customers. She approached them and offered to get them drinks or anything else they might want. They declined. They were asked to leave and they declined. The police came and asked them to leave and they declined. This is their own version.

      ... We may reasonably believe, for example, that Starbucks will devise “a customer bill of rights,” for when has the company been willing to draw a line so far? Of what shall those rights consist? Recall: we are all customers, whether we purchase something or not. Has, then, a homeless man a right to camp out all day while clipping his toe nails and picking his nose? By Starbucks’ singularly absurd lights, the only answer can be a resounding yes.

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  5. from Frank Natoli • 16 hours ago

    For the truth is that in Philadelphia, when blacks are upset people are quick to conform.
    Philadelphia? How about Atlantic to Pacific, 49th Parallel to the Rio Grande?
    But, to be fair to American blacks, it's not just them.

    When a woman screams patriarchal oppression, people are quick to conform. Ask James Damore.

    When Latinos and Latinas give the finger to border enforcement, people are quick to conform.

    When Cory Booker asks if anal sodomy is perverted, the matter being of primary import to the U.S. Secretary of State, people are quick to conform. Ask Mike Pompeo.

    Cut to the chase. Ask ANY Democrat victims group. People are quick to conform.

    Because half the country agrees with the "victims", and most of the other half is scared of its shadow.

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    1. We need take back Main street America.
      We've put up with the parades of minority and special interest groups.
      With just a percentage of the gun owners, it could be done.

      Fuck the thugs and lowlife lawyers/politicians that protect them in the court of public opinion.
      If we meet them on their 'turf', there will be no protection for them.

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    2. To be clear, I ("Doug") am not associated with Doug Saxum in any way, never have been, nor do I plan to be.

      My opinions on these matters are mine and mine alone, and have never be expressed in public, nor will they ever be in the future.

      Other than for 2 years in the Army, I have never used a gun for anything other than target shooting.

      The only Starbucks I have been in is associated with the Safeway Supermarket where I shop.

      The Black man there with his laptop never accessed my records via their Wi-Fi.
      (to the best of my knowledge)
      Nor did he ever explicitly threaten me in any way.
      Explicitly, that is.
      I no longer use their Wi-Fi.

      That is all.

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    3. "...have never BEEN expressed..."

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    4. Ivory towers won't protect you forever, quirk.
      Just as you don't recognize the enemy in islam.

      Scoff all you want, but at the end of the day you hide yourself away.

      Nutz? Maybe, but a coward I will never be.

      When is the last time you were in the 'hood'?

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  6. .

    You almost had me until this...

    RUDY TO THE SCENE AND HE IS WAY SMARTER THAN MUELLER

    :o)

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  7. THIS OPENS UP THE CLINTONS TO DISCOVERY

    Maybe.

    On some things.

    And, the Judge may not accept the case.

    TOM PEREZ IS EVEN DUMBER THAN I THOUGHT

    Tom Perez is brain dead.

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  8. Comey is a Pink-Hatted Women's-Marcher

    Brian C. Joondeph

    If Comey hadn't been FBI director at the time, he surely would have marched along with his family – complete with the requisite pink hat. More


    https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/04/comey_is_a_pinkhatted_womensmarcher.html

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  9. .

    TRUMP'S UP - BIGLY

    NORTH KOREA SHOCKER
    KIM IS SMARTER THAN I THOUGHT



    All credit to Trump for electing to talk to Kim. Negotiating is always better than fighting.

    That said, Kim is hardly a loser in this deal. He won when Trump decided to sit down face to face with him. The prestige it gives Kim is something NK has been trying to get for decades. If the meeting actually goes off, he will have won bigly.

    IMO, the recent concessions he has made are designed to assure that the meeting does come off. The testing he has done already shows he has the ability to produce powerful (perhaps even thermonuclear) bombs and has miniaturized them to the point they can be affixed to ICBM's. India is now considered a legitimate nuclear power and they achieved it with only six tests total. While Kim might be giving up testing, he hasn't agreed to give up development.

    As for giving up missile launches, the same applies. His biggest need right now is for launchers and he has not agreed to stop building them.

    Kim has agreed to dismantle one of his facilities; however, it could quickly be rebuilt.

    South Korea has said NK has agreed to give up their nuclear program. Kim hasn't agreed to give up their nuclear program.

    As for Kim's promises and assurances, well, we can count on them about as much as we can count on Trump's.

    Still, hope for the best.

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    1. Kim has agreed to dismantle one of his facilities; however, it could quickly be rebuilt.

      If you are referring to the nuclear test facility, he isn't giving up much as it is now inoperable anyway. Just read another 200 Norks were buried there when the unstable mountain collapsed again.

      Negotiating is always better than fighting.

      Prime Minister Chamberlain proves this is not always so, regardless of what Churchill once said.

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      You could be right. However, it's situational. Neither Chamberlain nor Hitler had nuclear weapons. Their war took 4 years. This one would be lucky to last 4 hours.

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  10. .

    Will John McCain scuttle the Haspel nomination?

    Haspel should be judged by the people who support her...

    "She is a true intelligence professional who brings care, integrity and a commitment to the rule of law to her work every day," the letter said. Among the signatories were former CIA Directors John Brennan, Leon E. Panetta, Michael Hayden and George Tenet, as well as Michael Morell, who served twice as acting director.

    Nuff said.

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  11. Nice church in Houston where they are putting Barbara Bush to rest.

    Episcopal I believe, biggest one of that denomination in USA.

    And, today, is actually filled with people.

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    1. The Episcopal pastor is an oaf.

      Trying to make a joke, he tells a story about Barbara, with the punch line being something about someone asking "Why did George W. turn out to be like he is ?"

      The pastor continues:

      "Barbara spoke up and loudly said - "I drank and smoked when I was pregnant with George."

      May well be true, and there was laughter, but how do George and Laura feel ?

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    2. Reminded Laura of when she killed that guy with her car.

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    3. The guy enjoys publicity more than Caitlyn Jenner.

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  12. Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-doesnt-think-personal-lawyer-flip-130412431--politics.html

    What a dumb thing to say. It's admitting there is something about which to flip.

    What you say is:

    "How can he flip ? Neither he nor I have done anything wrong."

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  13. Rocket Man Redux

    JAZZ SHAWPosted at 12:01 pm on April 21, 2018


    When John covered the big announcement out of North Korea last night he hit on many of the positive (or at least potentially positive) aspects of Kim Jong-un’s stated plans. And to be clear, there are definite possibilities for improvement in a very troubled region of the world. Just putting an end to Kim’s bothersome habit of regularly detonating nukes underground (and threatening to do so over the open ocean) while threatening to use them on the west would probably lower the planet’s collective blood pressure by several points. Closing down the nuclear test facilities in North Korea (and possibly even their reactors) would be an important first step toward restoring at least some semblance of normality to the Korean Peninsula.

    But with all of that said, I wanted to at least urge a bit of caution on the part of everyone preparing to take a victory lap here. I’m willing to give full credit to President Trump and his rather, shall we say… unorthodox method of conducting international diplomacy for potentially bringing Kim to the table. But even if the proposed summit between the two leaders takes place (and they haven’t even decided on a location yet by all reports), these are only the first steps along a long, rocky road which is probably cluttered with IEDs.

    The first thing to remember is that Kim and his entire family have a well-established history of being liars. If he’s making promises, he almost certainly has his fingers crossed behind his back. The ongoing sanctions have hit North Korea so hard that even the well-off are starving at this point. Kim is probably desperate for a deal which will allow more cash, food and goods to begin flowing in and out of his country. But once they’re in a bit better shape, that maniac will almost certainly take any perceived slight or imagined offense as just cause for canceling any progress made to date and returning to his old ways.

    Let’s just say for the moment that the offer is genuine, however. This summit could still go entirely pear-shaped because of what North Korea is offering (or more critically, what they’re not offering) and what they’ll be demanding in return. So far all we’re hearing is that the weapons testing and new missile construction will end, along with shuttering their nuclear testing facility. That’s a nice starting point, but there’s no mention of dismantling the weapons they’ve already built nor are we hearing anything about Kim being willing to allow IAEA inspectors to freely access their facilities. Without any sort of trusted verification, these promises are relatively worthless. And there’s zero indication that he’s ready to reduce his massive stockpile of shorter-range, conventional weapons currently pointed at South Korea, Japan and the rest of his neighbors.

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    1. And what will Kim want in exchange for this new, dawning era of love and peace? Politico checked in with some South Korean analysts who seem to have a handle on what he’s looking for and President Trump’s not going to be wild about it if they’re correct.

      But now comes the hard part, according to a number of leading North Korea and arms control experts.

      They agreed that Pyongyang is likely to seek historic concessions in return for its promises – including some that may be difficult for the Trump administration to swallow.

      Some likely demands include a peace treaty with the United States to replace the fragile armistice still in place from the Korean War, full diplomatic relations with Washington, and major commitments on trade and investment that Kim is seeking to resurrect the communist nation’s failing economy.

      The most difficult hurdle will be determining how North Korea’s full disarmament would be achieved — and that it can be trusted to stick to an agreement given its long history of breaking its word.

      That sounds about right. In addition to massive levels of aid and trade (which shouldn’t be entirely out of the question if the Dear Leader is bargaining in good faith), Kim Jong-un will be looking for a seat at the table as a fully recognized leader of a nation which has joined the nuclear weapons club. It’s what his family has been fighting to achieve for three generations now and he’s unlikely to walk away from that goal. If he’s not promising full disarmament, but only a cessation of new construction, it’s a safe bet that he thinks he’s got enough of a stockpile of nukes and missiles to force the rest of the world to respect him.

      If that’s the deal Kim is looking for and he actually got it, then he wins and the west has lost the battle. The new normal will be a North Korea with nukes. Their leader will still be an unstable crackpot. His people will probably still live inside a hermit kingdom, cut off from news and access to the rest of the world. The peasants will simply have a bit more rice in their dinner bowls.

      Does that mean Trump shouldn’t even try? Of course not. Even in a worst-case scenario, this could calm the waters for a few years and give us more time to focus our attention on other parts of the world that are falling apart, particularly places like Turkey and Venezuela. But returning to a Lord of the Rings metaphor for a moment, a deal such as the one I outlined above won’t be the equivalent of tearing down Sauron’s tower. We’re just locking him up in Mordor, and that problem will come back to haunt the west sooner or later.

      https://hotair.com/archives/2018/04/21/rocket-man-redux/

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  14. I'm disappointed in these little scooby-do hearses even the rich are using these days.

    What's happening to our once great country ?

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    1. That's just shameful. A little compact 2 door Cadillac hearse.

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    2. El Blanco got an ostentatious black-and-chrome stretch Hummer

      https://thetequilafiles.com/2015/05/26/mexico-denies-massacre-at-ranch-as-families-bury-the-accused-cartel-dead-in-jalisco/

      (Tequila Files)

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    3. The funeral procession for one of the victims featured a chrome-and-black stretch Hummer hearse.

      Now THAT's more like it !

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    4. ‘One last time’: Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own

      Good advice ignored:

      The doctor's advice was to tell no one, go home, forget that Robin was sick, make her as comfortable as we could, love her — and let her gently slip away,” Bush wrote in her 1994 memoir.
      “She said this would happen very quickly.”

      But the Bushes had means and determination...

      https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2018/04/17/one-last-time-barbara-bush-has-already-faced-a-death-more-painful-than-her-own/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.521a827539ef

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  15. Here's a good little legal argument -

    Dershowitz v. Toobin

    VIDEO

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2018/04/19/dershowitz_vs_toobin_toobin_now_agrees_with_me_on_what_he_previously_called_a_terrible_idea.html

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  16. Google has replaced Barbara with Earth Day.

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  17. Why are the USA flags at half mast today ?

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    Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Only vaguely familiar with Cohen except for the generally negative aura surrounding his name.

    However, we have seen these things play out before. If I was forced to bet on it, I think I'd bet on him flipping like a hooked tuna.

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    1. Mueller will pressure New York to catch and release.

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    2. Cohen can't 'flip'.

      He'd have to start making things up.

      Too risky.

      The Donald being as innocent as a newborn babe all his entire life....

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    3. Yes, yes, Like a hooked tuna is an excellent image.

      Be certain you don't wear it out.

      Suggestion: you might add the word gasping in there.

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    4. like a doomed and gasping hooked tuna

      There, use that.

      And, say 'thank you'.

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    5. See here:

      Images of Gasping Tunas

      https://www.google.com/search?q=pics+of+gasping+tunas&sa=X&rlz=1CAACAY_enUS780US780&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ved=0ahUKEwiS07W4wszaAhUB-GMKHQlxCIEQ7AkIQg&biw=911&bih=468

      If that tuna second row down on the left ain't gasping well then I don't know what words mean.

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    6. Mr. Magoo is a gasping tuna.

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  19. So how do you suppose James Comey knew that CNN was about to run the salacious anti-Trump dossier?

    And who could have been pressuring leaker James Comey with the discredited dossier?

    Guess who started working at CNN covering the DOJ around this time?

    Valerie Jarrett’s daughter Laura!

    Laura Jarrett was hired by CNN in the fall of 2016 to cover the Justice Department.

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/04/guess-who-was-cnn-doj-reporter-when-comey-told-trump-he-was-being-pressured-about-dossier/

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  20. Mauna Kea, April 20, 2018

    https://scontent.fhnl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31069040_1651135401622998_6123290174517122635_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=0b88d1dc5f06428d221c679ff682c6fb&oe=5B65F1DA

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  21. April 22, 2018
    Is Mueller Done?
    By William L. Gensert

    ....Trump’s pardon of Libby was brilliant. It sent Cohen a message that he wasn’t going to go to jail. If the president was willing to pardon someone who worked for Dick Cheney, probably the man most hated by those on the left and the media, at least until Donald Trump came along, he would pardon Cohen as well.

    The Libby pardon took all the air out of Mueller’s attempt to “turn” Cohen. I would have loved to be in the room when Mueller got the news -- time to hit the Johnny Walker Black heavy or beat his dog or something.

    If anything, it shows Mueller that Donald Trump is a different kind of Republican. I like Mitt Romney and I think he would have made a decent president, certainly better than Barack Obama, who admittedly set the bar low. Yet, does anyone believe Romney would play dirty like Mueller plays? Or would he fold his hand and accept impeachment rather than fight?

    Then something else happened. Rudy Giuliani joined Team Trump.

    Trump and Giuliani together are an entirely different animal; they won’t give up; they will fight to the death. Throw in Inspector General Horowitz’s investigation (the report will drop in May) and U.S. Attorney John Huber’s criminal investigation of the FBI (with grand jury power), as well as the public tiring of his witch-hunt, and Mueller must realize he is not on the winning side and unless he has evidence of something criminal on Trump -- and after almost a year that doesn’t seem likely -- he can’t possibly win. In fact, he must be wondering whether many of his witnesses are about to be charged with crimes themselves.

    I think Mueller realizes this and has had enough. He’s a smart guy and I think he understands it is time to cut his losses and salvage whatever is left of his reputation.




    https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/04/is_mueller_done.html#ixzz5DPhbYEhJ

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    1. Heh heh heh

      April 22, 2018
      Comey and McCabe will now destroy each other
      By Silvio Canto, Jr.

      It was an amazing week. It started with an ABC interview, and now Mr. Comey faces a DOJ investigation. We also learned that Mr. McCabe is facing his own problems.

      It won't be long before McCabe and Comey turn on each other, as Natasha Bertrand wrote:


      The growing tension between two frequent targets of President Trump, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and his old boss, former FBI Director James Comey, was laid bare Friday morning.

      "Andy is upset and disappointed in some of the things Comey has said," McCabe's lawyer Michael Bromwich said at a briefing for reporters Friday morning. Comey told the Justice Department's internal watchdog that McCabe never alerted him to disclosures he planned to authorize to The Wall Street Journal in October 2016.

      McCabe, who was fired last month after the Justice Department Inspector General determined that he lied about those disclosures, insists that Comey knew – and that there are email and phone records that prove it.

      The IG has referred McCabe for possible prosecution to the U.S. Attorney for Washington, D.C.

      The open conflict between the two former associates reveals the stark reality of McCabe's defense strategy, and its unlikely intersection with Trump's: Both McCabe and Trump's efforts to defend themselves against allegations that they acted improperly – McCabe through self-serving leaks, Trump through attempts to influence the FBI investigation into his former national-security adviser – now depend in large part on their ability to impeach Comey's credibility.

      Trump, whose new nickname for the former FBI director is "Lyin' Comey," has taken this a great deal further than Bromwich, who has attributed the disagreement between McCabe and Comey's version of events to Comey's "fallible memory."

      But Bromwich's suggestion that Comey's recall may be faulty comes at a particularly sensitive time for Comey, who has been trying to convince the public – through the launch of a new book and a whirlwind media tour – that he can be trusted to recall the details of his private conversations with the president.

      So here we are. Trump will benefit greatly from the unfolding Comey vs. McCabe feud.

      My guess is that the dam is about to break, and we will be overwhelmed by several unpleasant stories:

      1. We will learn that the Obama administration was spying on the Trump campaign.

      2. We will confirm that Obama officials were unmasking U.S. citizens for partisan purposes.

      3. We will realize that the Clintons were even worse than we imagined, from the foundation to deleting emails.

      Stay tuned – and it all started this week, with Comey and McCabe out to save their necks! These two guys are about to destroy each other, and a fellow named Trump is going to enjoy it a lot.

      https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/04/comey_and_mccabe_will_now_destroy_each_other.html#ixzz5DPodWe3s

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    2. Heh heh heh heh

      Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls

      By Michael Goodwin April 21, 2018 | 10:20pm | Updated

      Democrats are getting desperate as Mueller stalls
      DNC Chairman Tom Perez Getty Images

      It’s not just Hillary Clinton who can’t quit Russia. The whole Democratic Party keeps going back to 2016.

      In a move that reeks of desperation, the DNC filed a civil suit Friday against President Trump’s campaign, Russia and WikiLeaks, alleging a vast (right wing!) conspiracy to tip the election to Trump.

      The suit’s flamboyant charges made headlines, but that only served to obscure the real meaning. Namely, that top Dems are giving up their fantasies that special counsel Robert Mueller will deliver them from political purgatory by getting the goods on Trump.

      The trashy suit is their way of trying to keep impeachment and Russia, Russia, Russia alive for the midterms in case Mueller’s probe comes up empty.

      Truth be told, party leaders are right to be disheartened by setbacks in the War against Trump. For the second time, the president was told he is not a target of Mueller, this time by Rod Rosenstein, the deputy assistant attorney general who created Mueller.

      While Trump could still become a target, the odds of that happening decline by the day.

      The probe started in the summer of 2016 by the FBI, and was taken over by Mueller nearly a year ago. Despite a large, secret budget and a squad of seasoned gunners, many of them Clinton supporters, Mueller hasn’t produced any evidence of a crime by the president.

      If he had, Trump would be a target.

      In a more reasonable era, Rosenstein would blow the whistle and declare, “Time’s up.” As I wrote two weeks ago, he or Mueller should at least end the guessing game and tell the public where the probe stands, where it is going and when it’s going to get there.

      To keep it going endlessly suggests Mueller and Rosenstein have their jobs backwards. Instead of trying to find who committed a known crime, they put a target on Trump’s back and are going through his entire life with a fine-tooth comb, determined to find him guilty of something.

      That’s why it was refreshing to hear Rudy Giuliani’s remarks when he signed on to the president’s team. “I’m going to join the legal team to try to bring this to a resolution,” Giuliani said. “The country deserves it.”

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    3. A Trump surrogate during the campaign, Giuliani has known Mueller for many years. Before he became New York’s mayor in 1994, Giuliani was the Manhattan federal prosecutor and, before that, served as associate attorney general under President Ronald Reagan.

      His goal of a settlement within weeks seems optimistic, but there is no denying that significant developments are tilting in Trump’s favor. Top among them is that the Justice Department finally seems to be getting serious about misconduct by government officials during the presidential campaign.

      The news that Inspector General Michael Horowitz is probing whether former FBI director James Comey mishandled classified information with memos he wrote and leaked is the second bombshell in two days. It follows the IG recommendation of criminal prosecution against Comey’s former top deputy, Andrew McCabe, on charges that he lied repeatedly to investigators.

      These are not secondary issues. Getting the truth of biased actions against Trump by law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the Obama administration is as critical as the Mueller investigation. To let Comey and others get away with abusing their power for partisan purposes would further damage public trust in law enforcement.

      Comey, of course, is on a book tour that has served a dual function: making him rich while also making him less trustworthy to both Democrats and Republicans. He and McCabe are trading accusations of lying, which is remarkable when you realize how many ordinary Americans they prosecuted for lying to them.

      Comey is also attacking former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who responds by accusing him of making up a conversation.

      Mueller, if he’s the straight arrow he purports to be, can’t be happy that his chief witness against Trump is now the star of a traveling clown show.

      McCabe reportedly has a book deal of his own, which suggests a new career path for disgraced G-men. Dishonor the FBI — and make a killing by bashing the president.

      What a country.

      Alas, the civil war among anti-Trumpers doesn’t stop there. A New York Times reporter who covered the Clinton campaign with kid gloves, Amy Chozick, has a book out in which she accuses male members of the campaign of rampant sexism and harassment. She also confesses to crying after Clinton lost.

      In response, one of the Clinton “boys” she accuses, Philippe Reines, says he’s going to spill the beans about The Times’ lack of ethics. He told a website “there are tapes” to prove his points.

      The crack-up on the left would be fun to watch if the stakes weren’t so high. But as long as Mueller is digging for any and all dirt on Trump, the potential remains that the government will be paralyzed. It would be a tragedy if, say, the chance to denuclearize North Korea were a casualty of Washington dysfunction.

      Yet until the probers give up the ghost — or are ordered to stand down- — America will be haunted by the investigation that won’t die.

      https://nypost.com/2018/04/21/democrats-are-getting-desperate-as-mueller-stalls/

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    4. More heh heh heh heh

      April 21, 2018
      McCabe got the order to shut down Hillary investigation from...Obama?
      By J. Marsolo


      https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/04/mccabe_got_the_order_to_shut_down_hillary_investigation_fromobama.html#ixzz5DPtVPRxS

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  22. .

    The Wish Book

    Since the early 30's, Sears had its 'Wish Book', a catalog of wonders that promised to fulfill the dreams of childish minds.

    The Trumpkins now have the American Thinker that promises the same thing.

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    1. It's hard times for the hate Trump platoon.

      I almost feel sorry for you.

      TDS is tough to beat, a real monkey on the back.

      Sears ?

      Good Grief.

      American Thinker is FREE !

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    2. Just for Quirk....hope he is not taking to the bottle -

      A Very Bad Week for #TheResistance
      By Julie Kelly| April 20th, 2018

      Expect the anti-Trump mob to be drinking heavily this weekend. The week has been filled with lots of bad news for them.

      Sadly for Trump foes, the U.S. economy is thriving: Market indicators this week continued to rise, pointing to a “robust” 2018. Jobless claims are near a 45 year-low, and “job openings are near a record high, and scattered but growing shortages of skilled labor are forcing companies to increase pay or improve benefits to attract or retain employees,” according to an assessment by MarketWatch.


      Several polls this week show the double-digit lead that Democrats had in the generic congressional ballot at the end of last year is nearly gone. Issues such as immigration and gun control are backfiring, while most voters credit Trump—not Obama—with the strong economy: The Democratic Party is bitter, listless, and devoid of any winning message or policy agenda.

      Which brings us to the week’s worst news for the Left and NeverTrump Republicans, who have devoted 100 percent of their energy to taking down the president via Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government before the 2016 election: The credibility of the investigation and the key players involved in the scam is disintegrating.

      Let’s revisit the week’s lowest moments for the anti-Trump mob:....


      https://amgreatness.com/2018/04/20/a-very-bad-week-for-theresistance/

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      So was the Sears catalog, no?


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      I mean back in 1933 did you have to pay for your Sears catalog?

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    5. I wasn't around USA in 1933. I was in Germany helping form the first international underground opposition to Hitler.

      I thought you were referring to the junk for sale in the Sears Catalog.

      I imagine you were working hard creating the ads published in it.

      :)

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