47111. arkymalarky - 8/20/2017 10:02:02 PM
Another thing that's irritating the hell out of me is the low poll numbers reflected in the three states Trump won that Hillary was favored to win, people are saying well he had low numbers when he won. Number one low 40s is not the same as mid-thirties. Two, he's not running against Hillary anymore; his poll numbers he's getting all on his lonesome. Hillary's poll numbers were low too and that's what made her so squishy at the end and then Comey just thumped her over the edge.
47112. Trillium - 8/23/2017 2:46:29 AM
In case anybody who is interested in "Russian Collusion" from Washington missed the news:
August 19, 2017 -- NY POST: IT Staffers May Have Compromised Sensitive Data to Foreign Intelligence
"Federal authorities are investigating whether sensitive data was stolen from congressional offices by several Pakistani-American tech staffers and sold to Pakistani or Russian intelligence, knowledgeable sources say.
"...Investigators now suspect that sensitive US government data — possibly including classified information — could have been compromised and may have been sold to hostile foreign governments that could use it to blackmail members of Congress or even put their lives at risk.
“This is a massive, massive scandal,” a senior US official familiar with the widening probe told The Post."
47113. Ms. No - 8/23/2017 3:44:57 AM
Yeah, nope. That reporter is foaming-at-the-mouth Dem-Hillary-Muslim conspiracy theorist. He has a consistent practice of naming no sources, laying thick the innuendo, and glossing over facts that don't support his narrative.
There's a reason the front of the NY Post looks like the National Enquirer.
47114. arkymalarky - 8/23/2017 4:13:19 AM
I knew I caught a whiff of desperation. Breathing it in, so refreshing!
47115. Trillium - 8/24/2017 11:31:57 PM
Daily Mail on Imran Awan investigation
"Imran also had exclusive password access to the iPhone and iPad used by Wasserman Schultz last May while she was running the Democratic National Committee, according to internal emails.
"Thousands of these private DNC emails were published by Wikileaks last summer. The DNC and U.S. intelligence agencies believe the emails were stolen by Russian hackers, but Wikileaks claims it received them from an inside leaker...
"...There are possibilities that [Imran] or them might have been selling this information to anybody who is not authorized to have them. For the sake of money they would have done anything,' he added."
47116. Trillium - 8/24/2017 11:33:43 PM
"Imran, a naturalized citizen who was born in Faisalabad and raised in the U.S., started working as a computer administrator on Capitol Hill in 2005 after getting hired by Reps. Robert Wexler and Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
"He later helped his wife Hina Alvi; his brothers Abid and Jamal; his friend Rao Abbas; and Abid's wife Natalia Sova all get IT jobs for members of congress.
"It was a lucrative enterprise: public records show that between 2009 and 2017 the Awans took home a total of over $4 million from taxpayers.
"They also had access to emails and computer files from Democratic members of Congress and their staffers, including three members of the House Intelligence Committee and five members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee."
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4803884/Pictured-Dem-aide-charged-fraud-hacking-probe.html#ixzz4qiMrzNH3
47117. winstonsmith - 8/26/2017 7:19:22 AM
47118. arkymalarky - 8/26/2017 4:20:35 PM
Hey trill, don't you have a link from the National Enquirer too? So desperate and pathetic. So sad.
The trifecta will be complete with Stephen Miller, and then they will hem Trump in until Mueller gets him. And that's moving faster than I think pretty much anyone expected. Now that Trump knows that he can pardon a criminal pretty easily, he needs to think of ramifications, one of which is that pardoned people can't plead the fifth when they testify.
It's going to be interesting to see how Republicans handle him between now and 2018, because the power he holds over them is the power to primary, which he's already using, and with what's left of the Republican party will probably work. If Democrats can't capitalize on this, they can't capitalize on anything. The Nut Job who's primarying Flake is quite the piece of work. It says a lot that McConnell is spending his pac money to run ads against these crazies.
47119. arkymalarky - 8/26/2017 4:33:43 PM
Come on, let's see an Enquirer link. Inquiring minds Arky and Msno want to know!
47120. Trillium - 8/26/2017 8:01:42 PM
Nothing from the Enquirer (and wasn't the Enquirer the only outfit to report on Gary Hart's issues? but never mind, you wouldn't want to know about that kind of tacky stuff :)
How about NBC?
Seeking Grand Jury Testimony from PR execs who worked with Manafort, including Podesta Group
"...six firms participated in the public relations effort that Manafort coordinated, paid for by a Brussels-based non-profit called the European Center for a Modern Ukraine. The stated goal was to build support for Ukraine's entry into the European Union. ....Two of the firms, Podesta Group and Mercury LLC, worked in Washington with Manafort partner Rick Gates, according to lobbying disclosure records. Three other firms worked in Europe, the executive said. NBC News could not confirm the identity of those three....
"...At the time, neither Manafort nor the firms had registered as foreign agents. The executive told NBC News that was because the non-profit said that it was not funded by a government or a political party.
"In recent months, the Justice Department told the Mercury and Podesta firms that they should have registered as foreign agents, and they did so."
47121. Trillium - 8/26/2017 8:10:10 PM
Oh, and wabbit, about Christopher Cantwell? Apparently there are people in the small town of Keene, where Cantwell once lived, who suspect that he is a government agent getting paid to do shit.
The Curious Case of Christopher Cantwell
"Others believe Chris is actually an undercover agent or confidential informant for the federal government. While I don’t personally believe that about him, having known him pretty well for several years, I understand why they believe that. He fits the bill for an agent provocateur. The advocates of this theory say that Chris came into the libertarian movement advocating for violence against police, but when that didn’t work, he got reassigned to advocate for violence in the white supremacy movement. It wouldn’t be the first time the federal government had a radio host working for them inside the white supremacists.
"Regardless of whatever the truth is about Chris and his motivations, his racist views are despicable and I think I can speak for all the bloggers here (if not, they can reply with their own blog) when I say we don’t support racism or hating people because of their religion or gender. Individuals should be judged on their actions and words, not the circumstances of their birth."
47122. arkymalarky - 8/27/2017 12:23:20 AM
Haha! Chris Cantwell the false-flag! Why you a-r trolls sure like to try that stupid shit out when you're losing a debate. And you're losing everything. White nationalist Trolls turning into snowflakes is a common scene and a funny one here lately.
As for consensual Affairs and gossip including gossip about the current occupant of the White House, I couldn't care less. The tactic white nationalist used to gain support of stupid people just doesn't work on the general population. Thank goodness.
47123. arkymalarky - 8/27/2017 12:33:13 AM
More about the frea keene group and their buddy Chris Cantwell.
47124. arkymalarky - 8/27/2017 12:34:32 AM
Haha! My voice to text said freaking, and I fixed the second word without fixing the first. Probably shoulda just left it is it originally was
47125. Trillium - 9/8/2017 2:06:14 AM
Chris Cantwell wasn't the only government-issue "white supremacist" at Charlottesville. Why here's yet another bogus platform, "League of the South"
"Garon Archer, a native of Johnson City, was the protester on Aug. 26 who repeatedly screamed, "The Southern nation is a white nation."
"He said he came to... represent the League of the South, an Alabama-based white supremacist group ...
"But just a few years ago, Archer appeared in a 2012 YouTube video of an Occupy movement demonstration ...In the video, Archer – who was himself 17 at the time – chants slogans against racism and burns a Confederate flag bandanna."
So either the guy's mentally unstable, or he's one of many paid plants, or you are naive... or all three could be true at the same time
47126. arkymalarky - 9/8/2017 6:25:39 PM
Oh I'm sorry honey! Did Zuckerberg kick you off of Facebook for your fake news stories? Surely you can find a bigger forum than this to trot them out.
47127. wabbit - 9/24/2017 9:36:38 PM
The Donald needs a remedial Jr. High American History class, and a tutor to explain it to him. Cliff Notes for the Constitution might help, if they can deliver it in tweets.
Nah, too hopeful. He is never going to wrap his tiny brain around what his job is, nor read the Constitution, nevermind understand it past whatever bullet points he has invented for himself. Freedom of speech and the right to peacefully express yourself eludes him entirely when you aren't in lockstep agreement with his selfish and ignorant POV, or when you are a member of a club that didn't want him.
I admit I wasn't unhappy that Hillary lost, but Cheeto has turned out to be less than what I hoped for, a lot less. Having known his NY and NJ reputation, I should have known better.
47128. wabbit - 9/24/2017 9:49:49 PM
While I'm on this, can someone explain to me how bragging about not being "politically correct" became cool? Near as I can tell, it's an excuse for being a racist, or a misogynist, or a homophobe, or just an asshole in general.
I have a cousin who brags about not being PC and her two years in the Air Force like that makes her something really special. I don't get it. Not being PC means you're ignorant and not interested in anyone else's situation. She claims to be one of those who thinks you shouldn't judge until you've walked in the other person's shoes, but then she spouts crap about those commie raping terrorist illegal immigrants who are stealing her taxpayer dollars, while she collects disability (her disability is a memory issue, she hasn't worked for years). No amount of showing her the numbers will sway her, she is firmly in the base and thinks everyone else is an idiot who just hates Trump and wants to take away her guns.
But what do I know. Consideration for others (including her, but she misses that every time) makes me a butt-fuck liberal who should just shut up. So much for the Constitution...again.
47129. wabbit - 9/24/2017 10:55:56 PM
...Kushner reportedly uses his personal email as well as his official White House email to not only communicate with White House officials, but also to talk with outside advisers...
LOCK HIM UP! LOCK HIM UP!
LOL, just thought I'd try it on for size...doesn't fit, I prefer not feeling like a complete moron.
47130. wabbit - 9/24/2017 11:39:28 PM
And just in case anyone thought I was done...
When did taking a knee become a statement against the flag, or the military, or the country??
Note to the shitheads who didn't get the memo - this is about obvious and pervasive POLICE discrimination, nothing whatsoever to do with the military. Jeez Louise, get a f'ing clue, huh?