Sunday, October 13, 2019

California's new gun control measures.

Newsweek: California Just Passed a Slate of New Gun Control Measures, Expanding Red Flag Laws and Tightening Sales.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping package of new gun legislation into law Friday.
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The new laws expand on the state's use of gun violence restraining orders, more tightly regulate firearm parts and restrict sales of semi-automatic weapons.
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One bill sponsored by California Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin expands the maximum length of time a protective order can remain in effect from one year to five. This means that a judge under California law can order the confiscation of a resident's firearm for up to five years if "clear and convincing evidence" shows that the weapon will be used to cause injury.

Residents subject to an order may petition the court for its early termination once a year while the order is in effect if they believe the evidence against them is no longer "clear and convincing."

The constitutionality of these orders, commonly known as "red flag" laws, has not been firmly established.
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Another bill signed by the governor expands the list of people who may petition for a red flag order. Currently, only police officers and family members may, but soon teachers, employees, employers and coworkers will also be able to seek temporary firearm confiscation.
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One of the other prominent reforms that Newsom signed will apply the state's one-handgun-a-month rule to semi-automatic centerfire rifles.
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Saturday, October 12, 2019

I forgot all about it. Didn't send a card.

Hillary Tweets: Happy 44th Anniversary to Bill.

Wedded Bliss. Are they standing in Hell's foyer?

Hillary Clinton is celebrating 44 years of marriage to Bill Clinton, with a romantic post on social media.
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Bill responded just as sweetly, tweeting a retro photo of him and his wife on their wedding day. “And after forty four years I’m still looking up to you, as happy today as I was then,” he wrote.
There's only one way to interpret Bill's words: He's been unhappy for 44 years.

On The Beach of Megan Bay, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands on January 4, 1998.

...Good Times...Good Times...

Berkeley misses electricity. Life without fossil fuels.


Berkeleyside: Berkeley Hills goes dark.
Power went out starting at 11 p.m. Wednesday[.]

Power started to go out around Berkeley around 11 p.m. PG&E’s outage map shows about 3,500 homes and businesses without power, which means many thousand more than that don’t have working electricity.
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[A] resourceful Berkeley resident, Patrick Buechner, couldn’t live without his morning coffee so he set up his camping stove to boil water.
Everyone is, of course, blaming PG&E.

Cali Gov DEM Gavin Newsom is mostly concerned with the wineries. The Sacramento Bee - Newsom ‘outraged’ by PG&E blackouts, but says they’re needed:
Most of the outages are in the hills ringing the Sacramento Valley and the state’s wine country where Newsom, who made his fortune in the wine business, noted that his wineries are in the midst of grape crushing season and desperate for power.

“I’d rather criticize Donald Trump than act like him, talking about my businesses in Northern California, but we’re in the middle of wine crush and folks are running around trying to get generators right now,” he said. “It’s very consequential.”
Desperate for power? What about relying on the wonderful, clean, green solar and wind turbine energy?

Criticizing is easy. Finding solutions to problems? Not as easy.

Californians may find themselves without electricity for extended periods of time, but they can rest well knowing they've solved the problems of plastic straws and little shampoo bottles from hotels. Maybe the rolling power outages are The Revenge of The Plastic Straws and Monster Shampoo Bottles.

Electricity...is soooooo 1980's...
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Friday, October 11, 2019

Parents sue Epic Games, creator of Fortnite, because it's addictive.

Burlington Free Press: Fortnite as addictive as cocaine? Parents sue makers of popular game.
Epic Games, the maker of the third-person shooter game Fortnite, is being sued by parents who claim the game is as addictive and harmful as cocaine.

The Montreal-based law firm Calex Legal is representing parents of 10- and 15-year-old gamers. The parents allege the Fortnite makers did not warn players of the addictive nature of the game.

According to an article in USA Today, the legal action claims that when engaged in playing the game, the brain's pleasure center releases dopamine which creates addiction. It also claims psychologists and statisticians helped design the game over a four year period to "develop the most addictive game possible."

"Gaming Disorder" became a recognized health condition last year by the World Health Organization. It is "characterized by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences."

Epic games has 30 days to respond to the legal action.
It's easier, and potentially more financially rewarding, to blame a third party because parenting is too hard.

O'Rourke would deny tax-exempt status from religious institutions if they don't believe in same-sex marriage.


Beto O’Rourke said he thinks that religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose homosexuality.

While at a CNN candidate forum about gay and transgender issues, moderator Don Lemon asked the 47-year-old former congressman whether he supported revoking the tax-exempt status for religious institutions such as churches, colleges, and charities, if they don't support gay marriage.

Yes,” O’Rourke responded, to much applause.
Guide.DocA marriage in Islam must be between opposite-sex partners who are not too closely related to each other.

By definition, "religious institutions" includes mosques. BOB would remove their tax-exempt status.

Liberals making moral policy. Isn't it rich?
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Friday Morning Music Video.


"Paralyzer" (2007) by Canada's Finger Eleven. The Lyrics.

Finger Eleven's drummer (years 1998-2013), the talented and underrated Rich Beddoe. Read more here.

Rich Beddoe: Watch The Stick.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The OK hand gesture. Give him one of these.

(1982)

U.N. chief warns may not have enough money to pay staff next month.

Jan. 13, 2018; U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. 
Why, is he making the White Supremacist "OK" hand gesture?

Shocker...the UN needs money.

[U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday] told the 193-member U.N. General Assembly’s budget committee that if he had not worked since January to cut spending then “we would not have had the liquidity to support” the annual gathering of world leaders last month. “This month, we will reach the deepest deficit of the decade. We risk … entering November without enough cash to cover payrolls,” said Guterres. (Those three periods after risk "...", I wonder if he was literally gasping...for Teh...Drama. Maybe he played an ominous ringtone before continuing with, "...entering November... ." - DD)
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Washington owes some $381 million for prior regular budgets and $674 million for the 2019 regular budget. The U.S. mission to the United Nations confirmed the figures. It did not immediately respond to a request for comment on when it might pay.

U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington is shouldering an unfair burden of the cost of the United Nations and has pushed for reforms of the world body. Guterres has been working to improve U.N. operations and cut costs.
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The United States is responsible for nearly 28 percent of the peacekeeping budget but has pledged to pay only 25 percent – as required by U.S. law.
The UN could save a lot of money - and help Teh Climate - by ceasing all air travel. There's this thing called Web Conferencing. Most of the UN's actual business needn't be conducted in-person.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

U.S. Attorney John Durham expanding scope of his investigation; probing wider timeline.


Twitchy: John Durham has expanded his investigation, probing a wider timeline than previously known.
Here’s a quick exclusive Tuesday night from Fox News’ Jake Gibson, who says multiple sources tell him that U.S. Attorney John Durham, who is tasked with investigating the origins of the 2016 Russian collusion hoax and the intelligence community’s role in it, is expanding his investigation and widening his timeline.

    1/2 EXCLUSIVE- John Durham, the US Attorney reviewing the origins of the 2016 counterintelligence investigation into Russia and the Trump campaign is probing a wider timeline than previously known, multiple senior administration officials tell @BretBaier and myself.

    — Jake Gibson (@JakeBGibson) October 8, 2019

    2/2 Durham has expanded his investigation according to multiple senior administration officials. The timeline has grown from the beginning of the probe through the election and now includes a post-election timeline through the Spring of 2017

    — Jake Gibson (@JakeBGibson) October 8, 2019

    JUST IN: John Durham, the US Attorney reviewing the origins of the 2016 counterintelligence investigation into Russia and the Trump campaign is probing a wider timeline than previously known, according to multiple senior administration officials – via @BretBaier & @JakeBGibson

    — Sean Langille (@SeanLangille) October 8, 2019
This must please the DEMS, huh? They always favor expanding and widening the scope of never-ending investigations, especially when it's directed at their political opponents. And since No One Is Above The Law, The DEMS will fully cooperate, and be as transparent as they demand from others, with Durham and Company. Right?

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Hillary 2020! See Cankles! See Cankles Run! Run, Cankles, Run!

Cankles Clinton

"Family Guy", Bill Clinton judges cankles contest.

Cankles @ Twitter threatens 2020 run for president:


Trump tweeted Tuesday that “Crooked Hillary Clinton” should join the race “to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren.” He added that she could only re-enter after explaining “her high crimes and misdemeanors,” including “how & why she deleted 33,000 Email AFTER getting ‘C’ Subpoena!”

Clinton responded to Trump’s invite on Twitter later in the day, writing “Don’t tempt me.”

Cankles needs to figure out a way to flush Liz Warren's candidacy down the drain. Then, she's In. She's already given Bernie a heart attack. And who do you think is behind the dirt-dump on the Bidens and Ukraine? The Clintons. They spent decades collecting dirt on everyone. They didn't do this for all those years and just decide to now stop and step out of the limelight.

We'll hear nothing about her history of profane rants on people of a certain faith and people of a certain race. More here. And here.

The MSM won't bring up her mental health instability of throwing ash trays and plates at Bill. Or her abusive and violent behavior of her staff.

She's a True Masochist. Please Run, Cankles...RUN!

HILLARY 2020!
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Pepe In Hong Kong!


Via The Speaker 2018 @ Twitter, the Tweet...


...and the Video:

The Speaker 2018 @ Twitter

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Ginger Baker, Legendary Cream drummer, dies age 80.


Ginger Baker, one of the most innovative and influential drummers in rock music, has died at the age of 80.

A co-founder of Cream, he also played with Blind Faith, Hawkwind and Fela Kuti in a long and varied career.

His style combined the lyricism of jazz with the crude power of rock. One critic said watching him was like witnessing "a human combine harvester".
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His early ambition was to ride in the Tour de France but he was forced to quit the sport when, aged 16, his bicycle got "caught up" with a taxi. Instead, he took up drumming.

"I was always banging on the desks at school," he recalled. "So all the kids kept saying, 'Go on, go and play the drums', and I just sat down and I could play.

"It's a gift from God. You've either got it or you haven't. And I've got it: time. Natural time."
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"Cream came and went almost in the blink of an eye, but left an indelible mark on rock music," wrote Colin Larkin in the Encyclopaedia of Popular Music.

Bands who built on their template included Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin - not that Baker was impressed.

"I don't think Led Zeppelin filled the void that Cream left, but they made a lot of money," he told Forbes.
More on the phenomenal Ginger Baker at Consequence of Sound.

Wiki: Ginger Baker, Aug 19, 1939 - Oct 06, 2019

Interpretations of the lyrics of 'Pressed Rat and Warthog' at Song Meanings, (scroll down to the comments section).

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Stockholm’s begging ban narrowly passed in ELITE district of Lidingö.

RT: ‘Never been so ashamed’: Stockholm’s begging ban narrowly passed in ELITE district has Swedes arguing over welcoming vs. security.
Lidingö, a tony area whose residents include ABBA and other celebrities, has become the first in Stockholm to ban begging. Seemingly flying in the face of the Swedish identity, the move, passed by one vote, has divided the city.

With its elite residents including ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus, Lidingö is only the seventh municipality in all of Sweden to ban begging, and the idea still makes many Swedes uncomfortable.

In a country whose very identity is tied up with its robust universal welfare state and which for years had what was considered Europe’s most welcoming attitude to outsiders, the decision came as a bit of shock. Some outraged locals have called it a violation of human rights. Others, however, said it’s necessary to keep the well-heeled residents safe.

“The begging is a big problem and makes many Lidingö people feel insecure,” Daniel Källenfors, chairman of the municipal council, told Dagens Nyheter on Monday, after the measure was passed.

Opponents of the ban say it merely pushes the problem into other municipalities and scoff at the idea that moneyed locals feel threatened by beggars. “I have not so far found any Lidingö residents who say they are insecure,” Patrik Buddgård of the Center Party told DN. His party joined the Liberals to oppose the ban, which squeaked by with a vote of 26 for to 25 against.

“I’m afraid of this development,” Anna Larsdotter Persson, who watched the vote from the audience, told Mitti.se, adding that she “does not buy” the idea that the ban will improve the lives of beggars and believes it is a “populist policy” masquerading as something else.

“I have never been so ashamed of Lidingö as I am now,” Anita Dorazio, a representative for the Stockholm Asylum Committee and refugee advocate, told the outlet.
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...[T]he beggars, in many cases that attracted publicity, are not locals. Six Bulgarians were arrested in December for trafficking nine of their countrymen to southern Sweden and forcing them to beg. The victims, including a pregnant woman who miscarried after she was assaulted by the traffickers, were fined, beaten, or starved by their “employers” if they did not bring in enough cash, according to Växjö District Court’s ruling.

Nor are beggars the only ones feeling the chill as the famously welcoming Swedish attitude begins to curdle after years of abuse. Faced with the reality that over 418,431 asylum-seekers – and a total of 920,206 immigrants – have made their way to Sweden since the Syrian war kicked the migrant crisis into high gear, Sweden, with a population of less than 10 million, has belatedly realized that being a migration capital of Europe isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Bengtsfors, a municipality in southern Sweden, was forced to beg the government for economic help earlier this year after taking in more migrants than it could afford.
We can't have the Elite Well-Heeled Society feeling unsafe and insecure by the presence of beggars.

Mittens, stick a D beind your name and be done with it.


"It's time for Republicans to start acting like Republicans," says Mittens:

Mittens for President Campaign Ad, 2012.

October 5, 2019 - Published 2 hours ago

President Donald Trump on Saturday called U.S. Senator Mitt Romney a “pompous ass” after his sharp critique of the president’s push for other nations to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic political rival.

Mitt Romney never knew how to win. He is a pompous ‘ass’ who has been fighting me from the beginning,” Trump wrote of his fellow Republican on Twitter.

Trump once again defended as “appropriate” a July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which has triggered a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, and said his call for China to investigate Biden and his son Hunter was linked to corruption, not politics.

If Mitt worked this hard on Obama, he could have won. Sadly, he choked!” Trump wrote. “He is so bad for R’s.”
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SPERM unites to counter Greta Thunberg's climate alarmism.


Newly formed conservative activist group SPERM targets Australians turned-off by Greata Thunberg-style youth climate activism.

A new conservative action group has emerged, aimed at countering the rising tide of increasingly effective climate activism from children, most vividly demonstrated by Greta Thunberg at the recent UN Climate Summit

The newly formed Society of Pale Elderly Rightwing Males (SPERM) said in a statement today that their aim is counter what they say is the “hysterical” and “uppity” tone taken by child activists in recent times.

SPERM spokesperson Hector Daily said membership of his group has been burgeoning after a recent recruiting drive in retirement villages and nursing homes in Sydney, rural Queensland and several other places Alan Jones is broadcast.

Mr Daily said he wants to take this country back to a golden and more respectful time in our national history.

Back in the old days,” remarked Mr Daily, “young whippersnappers knew that if they carried on with any of that bloody Thornbird [sic] palaver, they’d get a clip around the ears quick smart, by jingo, by crikey!”

“Carbon is bad, is it? Heavens to Betsy! Back in my day, all we had were horse-drawn drays. Breathing in carbon monoxide from a motor vehicle or diesel generator was like Christmas to us!”

“Kids these days don't even know they’ve been born,” lamented Mr Daily.

SPERM have been joined by the Carbon Appreciation Coalition of Australia (CACA) to launch a petition objecting to what it describes as 'all that silly nonsense and carry on'.
This story may be satire.
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Friday, October 4, 2019

Nancy Pelosi's son Paul visits Ukraine to talk about oil soccer business soccer in 2017.

Paul Pelosi, Jr., son of Speakeress of The House, Nancy Pelosi, visited Ukraine in 2017 to talk about oil soccer self-enrichment. All things being equal, I never really trust someone who, when talking to you or answering a question, can't or won't make eye contact. Watch Paul for yourself.

Via The American Mirror.


Copy and RT/publish this clip. It's being yanked down at YTube. Use the code at The American Mirror link.

Blunt Force Truth News (2017): Nancy Pelosi's son in Ukaraine to talk about soccer?
Why does Nancy Pelosi’s son care about the state of soccer in Ukraine?

Paul Pelosi, Jr., a San Francisco-based investor, recently appeared on Ukrainian television to talk about his business in the country.

[Paul] Pelosi, executive director of the Corporate Governance Initiative, was asked why he was in Kiev.

Today we’re here to talk about soccer,” Pelosi said.
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The House Minority Leader’s son’s work there is curious, given the Democrats’ attempts to collaborate with Ukraine to attack Donald Trump.
InfoWarsNancy Pelosi’s Son Was Exec At Gas Company That Did Business In Ukraine.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s son Paul Pelosi Jr. visited Ukraine in 2017 to meet with government officials in connection to a business initiative.

Now, unearthed records reveal that Paul Pelosi Jr. was an executive of a gas industry company that did business in Ukraine – and his mother Nancy Pelosi was featured in one of the company’s promotional videos.

Journalist Patrick Howley broke the story Thursday[.]
Patrick Howley @ Twitter.
Patrick Howley @HowleyReporter

BOOM: Nancy Pelosi's son Paul Pelosi Jr. (who went to Ukraine in 2017) was a board member of Viscoil and executive at its related company NRGLab, which DID ENERGY Business in UKRAINE!

And Nancy Pelosi appeared in a promotional video for the company!

- 3:59 PM - 3 Oct 2019

Patrick Howley @HowleyReporter
Oct 3, [2019]

Here's another video NRGLab posted the SAME DAY confirming in the Youtube text description they did energy business in Ukraine: "For example, Mika Newton helped to secure the rights to build a plant for the production of SH-boxes in Ukraine."
And this (embedded in Patrick Howley's Tweet), a fundraiser for Adam Schiff in 2013 at the home of alleged arm-dealer Igor Pasternak.


DEMS doing what they do best, accusing others, (in this case, their manufacturing of criminal activities by President Trump and Ukraine), of doing what they themselves are guilty.
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Rood Math. Math problem upsets student and parent.

A representative from Merriam-Webster, speaking on behalf of the words 'Write' and 'Its', said, "We would like people to stop thinking we all look the same and have the same meaning."

A fourth-grader at a Utah elementary school says a problem on her math homework was offensive.

The math problem compared girls' weights, KSTU reports.

I didn’t like that because girls shouldn’t be comparing each other. I know it was a math problem … but I don’t think that was really OK," 9-year-old Rhythm told KSTU.

The question read as follows: "The table to the right shows the weight of three Grade 4 students. How much heavier is Isabell than the lightest student?"

I was shocked … I was shocked, honestly,” Naomi Pacheco, Rhythm's mother, said about the assignment.

Rhythm did not answer the question. Instead, she circled the question and explained why she would not answer it.

"What! This is offensive! Sorry I won’t write this it’s rude!" Rhythm wrote in response to the math problem.

{Snip, - blah blah, feelings validated, etc etc - }

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“I can certainly see if a fourth-grade student did misconstrue that question. However, in math curriculum, wasn’t about body image — the question was about moving kilograms to pounds,” Melissa Hamilton, director of elementary teaching and learning, said.

"Eat the Babies" was a prank because LaRouche Tweet says "it was us."


So much for investigative journalism. Because the LaDouche LaRouche PAC Tweets "it was us ", some sites hopped on the bandwagon that the lady at the Cortez townhall who said, "Eat the babies", was prank.

This is all it takes to debunk something? Some Tweet from a Twitter account "claims responsibility" and boom - we have the Truth. What if ISIS had claimed responsibility for the, "We need to eat babies," lady? Would the MSM have reported it as breathlessly and truthfully as they report this alleged fact attributed to the LaDouchers? How do we know the LaDouchers "it was us" is accurate or factual? Because they said so?

Admittedly, "'Eat the babies' lady" is so far-fetched that it should be something instantly recognized as being questionable. With social media being falsely relied upon as a foundation for accuracy in reporting news, the blur between what is actual, and what isn't, is no longer easily distinguished. Because The Left has gone beyond the Lunatic Fringe, there is no longer room in doubting what they say or do.

The Virginia girl who claimed that three white boys held her down and cut her dreadlocks was swallowed by the media hook, line and sinker. When first reported, the media swung into their Oh The Humanity mode. Blatant, inexcusable racism, it was for these white boys to forcefully cut the dreadlocks of a black girl. We can place this despicable act on the shoulders of our Racist President.

Except, the dreadlock-cutting story was false. A complete and total lie.


Today's Stamford Advocate was eager in reporting that the outburst from "Eat the babies" lady was staged by a Pro-Trump group.

The fine folks at LaRouche are a "pro-Trump group." Who knew? They threw their whole-hearted support to DEM Martin O'Malley in 2016. Yeah, a bunch of pro-Tumpers at the LaDouche organization. Uh-huh...

I don't have any issue with the LaDouche crowd, but their political beliefs - to me - falls somewhere between the Dennis Kucinich UFO crowd and those who say they witnessed firsthand Bigfoot and to prove it, they produce a blurry picture of a distant figure lurking around some trees. Nice potato-cam you have there. Time for an upgrade.

You can give Lyndon LaRouche's politics whatever pretend spin you want, but to define them as Republican is no different than stating that Michael Moore is anorexic.

Liberals have been telling us for decades that just because something lacks factual basis doesn't mean it's not true. Applying that same standard to "Eat the babies" lady allows us to interpret her words as nothing other than a sincere and factual statement.

I'm the King of England and I successfully built the world's bestest quantum computer in my garage last night. How do you know this is true? Well - I just wrote that I did.

Did you know that Lyndon LaRouche and L. Ron Hubbard were the same person? It's true. My empirical evidence is that I never personally witnessed the two of them together in the same room. And, since I wrote it here on social media, it must be true.

I'll wait for the Stamford Advocate to reprint my claims.
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Thursday, October 3, 2019

"We need to eat babies," Cortez is told at Townhall meeting. (VIDEO)


The video. Watch all of it: 


Read more at The Daily Wire:
"I love that you support the Green Deal, but it’s not getting rid of fossil fuel, it’s not going to solve the problem fast enough,” the woman continued. “A Swedish professor [said] we can eat dead people but that’s not fast enough. So I think your next campaign slogan has to be this: 'We got to start eating babies'! We don’t have enough time! There is too much CO2," [said the yet-to-be-identified woman].

Twitter Removes Viral Biden Meme Posted By Trump. Here it is.

Video Via Ted Bracewell:


Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News[.]

Twitter removed a viral meme posted by President Trump which highlighted Joe Biden’s duplicity on his son’s business dealings in response to a claim by the copyright owner.

The meme showed Biden denying that he had ever spoken to his son Hunter about the latter’s overseas business dealings.

The clip then cuts to a Nickelback video with the lyrics, “Look at this photograph, every time I do it makes me laugh.”

A photograph of Biden, his son Hunter, and a man identified as a “Ukraine gas exec” on a golf course together appears on screen with hearts drawn around their heads.

Looks like Nickelback killed the meme! pic.twitter.com/v28wzTQCi3

— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) October 3, 2019

The meme was removed by Twitter this morning in response to a request from the copyright owner.

Warner Media Group owns the rights to Nickelback’s music and it is likely they who asked Twitter to take it down.

The copyright claim is completely without merit as the meme is clearly transformative and therefore fair use.

This clearly seems like a political move to prevent more people from seeing the meme and uncovering Biden’s duplicity.

An alternate version appears below.

pic.twitter.com/liNane5wGr

— Ted Bracewell 🎃👻💀👻🎃👻💀👻🎃 (@Tedakin) October 3, 2019
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thousand Oaks Police Chief Tim Hagel successful in canceling fundraiser for family of slain officer due to partisan politics.

Deputy Sgt. Ron Helus, killed while on duty. Police and Fire: Fallen Heroes; Ron Helus.

A charity flag football game meant to raise money for the family of fallen Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Ron Helus was canceled because a local police chief did not want Republican speakers invited to the event.

Thousands of dollars raised for the Blue Bowl, scheduled to take place last Sunday, is being returned to donors because Thousand Oaks Police Chief Tim Hagel convinced organizers to withdraw support for the event, KTTV-TV reported.

Hagel reportedly complained to Mike Randall, vice president of the Fallen Officers Foundation, which organized the event, that Republicans speaking at the event was a "serious problem."

"He basically said over and over in the conversation this is not Trump country, that slogan 'Make America Great' is not favorable, popular, within 1,200 square miles, that we don't want Republicans here, I could not believe it," Randal told KTTV. "We were totally floored by this comment, 'the only thing,' and I quote, 'the only thing you coulda made [sic] this worse, Mike, was to invite Dick Cheney and Sarah Huckabee Sanders,' and I went...wow are you kidding me?"

However, the speaker schedule was bipartisan and included Trump-supporting Republicans, like actor Scott Baio and singer Joy Villa, as well Democrats, like Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's public safety liaison, KTTV reported.

Hagel told Randall to remove the Republican speakers or else he would convince local organizations, politicians, and other law enforcement agencies to withdraw support. When Randall refused, Hagel made good on his threat.

Now the charity event has been indefinitely postponed.
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[Chairty-supporter and singer Joy Villa said], "I was gonna come up from Hollywood to support this, this is not okay, this is prejudice, hello?" she said. "You're shutting down an event because of the way conservatives think, because I support the president? This is disgusting, I'm appalled, and in all my years being an out conservative, I've never seen something so despicable like this."

Randall said, "Ron Helus was a true hero, he saved lives that night, did he run in and go 'Are you Republican or Democrat or independent, I need to know before I help you?' No they don't. ... You've messed with the wrong person, you've messed with the wrong founder, you've messed with the wrong foundation."

Helus, a 29-year-veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, was killed during a horrific mass murder in November 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California.
 Tim Hagel, Fillmore Gazette.

How could someone actively and successfully campaign against a fundraiser for the family of a slain fellow officer, based only on partisan politics? Had the political ideology in this been reversed, we are well aware of what would be endless, hysterical shrieking from The Political Left and their water-carrying MSM.

CNN: Sgt. Helus was about one year from retiring
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Bernie Sanders hospitalized in Vegas. Blockage in an artery.


Sen. Bernie Sanders, 78, was hospitalized Tuesday night in Las Vegas.

 "During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted," said Sanders’ senior adviser Jeff Weaver on Wednesday in a statement.

"Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. He will be resting up over the next few days," Weaver said. "We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates."
It is curious why Sanders sought medical treatment in the U.S., a country with the most deplorable and atrocious health care, instead of being treated in Cuba or Canada. He must have that Platinum Level ACA Health Coverage that only rich people can afford.

Get well Bernie. Your comedic value in the campaign can't be replaced by any of the other candidates.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Greta Thunberg called a "Whore" on Facebook post by a soccer coach. He was fired.


Italian Serie D club Grosseto has fired youth coach Tommaso Casalini after a Facebook rant that labeled teenage eco-activist Greta Thunberg a “wh**e,” and added further offensive remarks that prompted the club to dismiss him.

The 16-year-old Swedish eco-warrior garnered global attention after her emotional speech at the United Nations in which she accused international leaders and politicians of “stealing her childhood.”
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Italian coach Casalini decided to weigh in on the issue by calling the Swedish activist a “wh**e,” in a Facebook post and seemed to defend his attack on her by saying that as a 16-year-old, she was “at the right age.”

    "Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up - and change is coming."

    -- @GretaThunberg addresses world leaders at UN #ClimateAction Summit. https://t.co/g4uXzT9aRMpic.twitter.com/4nEpUF65Lj
    — United Nations (@UN) September 24, 2019

“This wh**e! [sic] A 16-year-old can take a pounding, she’s at the right age,” he wrote on Facebook.

The club immediately reacted to Casalini’s social media post, announcing that they had parted ways with him as he was not “acting in line with the club, who focus on moral values even more than technical values.”

Casalini later issued an apology, admitting that the offensive post was written in an outburst of anger.

I’d like to publicly apologise to everyone, starting with Greta Thunberg, for the post I wrote on Facebook last week. It was an outburst written in a moment of anger against the young Swedish activist with absolutely the wrong language and content I regret,” he said.
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Post title updated and changed to reflect "Facebook Post" rather than "Twitter".

Stop The Madness. Latest GOP Ad.


CBS News: Trump Campaign and RNC raise $125 Million.

Amount raised by DEMS...CBS News: Not so much.

Joe and Hunter Biden golf with Ukraine gas company exec in 2014.


A 2014 photo has emerged of Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, golfing with a Ukraine gas company executive in the Hamptons.

The photo, which was obtained by Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight shows Biden and Hunter posing alongside Devon Archer, who served on the board of Burisma Holdings with Hunter.

It's believed the photo was taken at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, New York.

In 2014, then-Vice President Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine's fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption.

So it raised eyebrows when his son Hunter was hired to sit on the board of a Ukrainian gas company, a windfall moment that was part of a lucrative multi-nation consulting business.
VideoTucker Carlson on Biden-Ukraine golfing controversy.
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Monday, September 30, 2019

Hillary CBS Sunday Morning; still obsessed with Trump. She can't get over her loss. And other hits.

NY Post: Hillary Clinton needs to get over the 2016 election.
All that matters is Hillary’s vindication.

Three years after the historic election of 2016, she is still grappling with defeat,” intoned Jane Pauley on “CBS Sunday Morning” by way of introducing the failed presidential candidate.

How are you doing now?” Pauley asked Hillary, her voice oozing with compassion. “And what are the metrics by which you know how you’re doing on any given day?”

It was as if she were talking to a cancer patient.
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This is the great Hillary psychodrama that has consumed the Democratic Party for almost three years. No one is willing to come out and declare that she screwed up all by herself, so they are forever doomed to repeat her mistakes. She is the real human tornado — an F5 of rage, indignation, spite and pain.

Full interview on CBS Sunday Morning here, if you feel like self-inflicting pain.

Al Franken, Serial Groper. Another new accuser in FrankenGroperGate.


I was just out of college in my first job, working for U.S. senator Patty Murray. Al Franken was the guest speaker at an event in 2006. I was working the photo line, and he pulled me in. Murray said, “Let’s take the picture.” And he puts his hand on my ass. He’s telling the photographer, “Take another one. I think I blinked. Take another one.” And I’m just frozen. It’s so violating. And then he gives me a little squeeze on my buttock, and I am bright red. I don’t say anything at the time, but I felt deeply, deeply uncomfortable.
KSTP News 5New unwanted touching allegation raised against former Senator Al Franken.
An anonymous woman alleged Al Franken groped her buttocks in 2006, while she posed for a picture with him at an event two-years before he was elected to the U.S. Senate in Minnesota, according to an article published Monday in New York Magazine.

5 EYEWITNESS News reached out to Franken’s spokesperson for comment on Monday but have yet to hear back.

“Two years ago, I would have sworn that I’d never done anything to make anyone feel uncomfortable, but it’s clear that I must have been doing something. As I’ve said before, I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad,” Franken said in the New York article about the recent allegation.

In the article, the unnamed woman who now works at a major progressive organization, said 14 years ago, she was just out of college and working for a U.S. senator Patty Murray at an event when the alleged incident took place in a photo line.

This is the ninth woman to come forward alleging unwanted contact by Franken.

The previous allegations led Franken to resign his U.S. Senate seat in 2017
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Last week, Franken appeared on the Conan O'Brien Show making some of his most public comments to date about resigning from Congress after other unwanted touching allegations surfaced.

"People who know me know I'm not that guy that 36 of my colleagues demanded I go and put pressure on me that in no uncertain terms that I had to go," Franken said.

Carlton College political science professor Steven Schier said the new allegation doesn’t help Franken convince voters for a second chance if he decides to run again.

"I think it's a problem for him," Schier said. “I think Minnesota Democrats who have a strong feminist orientation --many of them---are not going to be happy about Al Franken becoming the public face of the party with these allegations still surfacing."

Franken over the weekend launched a new radio show on SirusXM radio.

"If he truly believes in his own innocence, I'm guessing this latest allegation won't do much to dampen his future ambitions," said Dr. Julie Dolan, Macalester College professor. "But for voters, I think it's a different story, especially for Democratic women. He'll have an uphill battle convincing them that he's the best candidate for the job."
Actual photo.

Leeann Tweeden, a journalist who anchors the morning news at TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles, California, is accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of fondling her while asleep and shoving his tongue down her throat without her consent.
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Saturday, September 28, 2019

O'Rourke jokes about threatening to kill a kitten in fundraising email and at Texas TribFest.


Beto O'Rourke made fun of urgent, sky-is-falling, end-of-quarter fundraising pitches from his fellow 2020 Democrats by joking about threatening the life of a kitten.

"I am starting to run out of ways to show how important this deadline is," the former Texas congressman wrote in an email to supporters on Saturday with the subject line "Miss Whiskers." "Maybe I could do a Facebook live stream with a kitten in hand and say, 'You know, we wouldn’t want anything to happen to this kitten now would weSend your $5 now and Miss Whiskers will be fine.'

"To be clear, we’re not planning on harming any kittens," O'Rourke clarified. "But we do need your help."

O'Rourke bought up the same joke hypothetical at the Texas Tribune's TribFest in Austin on Saturday[.]
Where are all the couch-psychiatrists and media pundits questioning the mental health and wellness of BOB O'Rourke? The same group who, with such pious sanctimony, opined to the public a baseless couch analysis that President Donald Trump is mentally unstable and psychologically unfit to hold office.

BOB O'Rourke...who...

...Wrote about running over children with his car and killing them. Textfiles:
"Then one day, as I was driving home from work, I noticed two children crossing the street.  They  were happy, happy to be free from their troubles.  I knew, however, that this happiness and sense of freedom were much too overwhelming for them. This happiness was mine by right.  I had earned it in my dreams. As I neared the young ones, I put all my weight on my right foot, keeping the accelerator pedal on the floor until I heard the crashing of the two children on the hood, and then the sharp cry of pain from one of the two.  I was so fascinated for a moment, that when after I had stopped my vehicle, I just sat in a daze, sweet visions filling my head.  My dream was abruptly ended when I heard a loud banging on the front window.  It was an old man, who was using his cane to awaken me.  He might have been a witness to my act of love.  I was not sure, nor did I care. It was simply ecstasy.  As I drove home, I envisioned myself committing more of these 'acts of love', and after a while, I had no trouble carrying them out.

"The more people I killed, the longer my dreams were.  I soon quit my job, and stayed at my house in an almost comatose state.  My dreams grew longer and more vivid.  They kept me alive and proved to be the only thing to live for. I had killed nearly 38 people by the time of my twenty-third birthday, and each one was more fulfilling than the last.

"I was never really surprised at how I evaded the police."
...Drives drunk and attempts a hit-and-run. NY Magazine:
O’Rourke was not only nabbed for driving under the influence; he caused what could have been a catastrophic accident, then tried to flee the scene. Neither detail had previously been made available to the public. The Chronicle reports:

    “State and local police reports obtained by the Chronicle and Express-News show that O’Rourke was driving drunk at what a witness called “a high rate of speed” in a 75 mph zone on Interstate 10 about a mile from the New Mexico border. He lost control and hit a truck, sending his car careening across the center median into oncoming lanes. The witness, who stopped at the scene, later told police that O’Rourke had tried to drive away from the scene.”
...O'Rourke has been Red-Flagged, hasn't he?

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Textfiles "Visions From The Last Crusade" Archived

This would never have happened in an Elk-Free Zone.


"People need to maintain a safe distance from elk, even if they are at a building/facility/golf course or whatever human dwelling," [said spokesman for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife] Jason Clay.

Dexter the lion.

Big cat has a good memory. Make sure you have volume up a bit. View in full screen mode.

Dexter the lion meets the man who raised him in a wildlife sanctuary.
Via:
Cory @ Twitter and The Lay Artiste @ Twitter

Friday, September 27, 2019

It's clear that the DEMS want to steal the 2020 election. Trump: "I am draining the swamp."


"I Am Draining The Swamp": President Donald J. Trump @ Twitter.

$15 Million raised; 50,000 new donors. Eric Trump @ Twitter:

When does Hillary step in and save the DEMS? She's on a listening tour.


In an email to supporters, the 2008 and 2016 [Hillary Clinton, the]  presidential candidate said, “I’d like to hear what you’re thinking.”

While she isn’t talking about running for president a third time, Clinton said that she has been talking to people about key issues, including immigration reform and electing Democrats “at all levels” in 2020.

I’ve been traveling and talking with folks around the world about their plans for the rest of the year. Some members of this team are doubling down on issues from voting rights to immigration reform, while others are focused on electing Democrats at all levels in 2019 and 2020. Like you, they’re all thinking about how we can best work toward making our country a place where the values we share are front and center — in our policy and in the way we treat each other,” she wrote for her group, “Onward Together.”

Clinton has recently been weighing in regularly on President Trump, just this weekend mentioning the reports he asked Ukraine’s president to look into consulting done in the country by Joe Biden’s son.

What’s more, she will soon embark on another national tour, this time to promote a book she and her daughter Chelsea wrote about women titled The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.
There's a decent amount of chatter out there that it's Hillary bringing down Biden. If true, it makes sense. While the DNC claims they want nothing to do with her as a 2020 candidate, why would anyone believe the DNC. Or Hillary. Or that they wouldn't be colluding to take-down the current DEM front-runner candidates and whoosh...in steps The Always-Been A Yankees Fan, saving their party and saving our democracy. Who wouldn't enjoy a second Hillary vs President Donald Trump rematch? Well, I guess the DEMS and Hillary Rodham maybe not so much.

 What parent wouldn't list their child's name first on a book they "wrote"? Only Hillary. Note the resurrected 'Rodham'.

I'll go out on a limb here. Not a word in the book was written by Chelsea or Hillary. Except the Acknowledgment page to all their sycophants and partners in crime. I wonder if they gave a shout out to John Podestaphile?

CBS (via Yahoo): Hillary Rodham Clinton calls President Trump a "corrupt human tornado." (There's a reason 'The Rodham' is back. This is more than optics).

Hillary Tweets Trump is a "clear and present danger."


Hillary is the one who, during the presidential debates, said that anyone not accepting the results of our election is a threat to out democracy.

She needs some Pelosi Spackling Paste. (I'm just trying to help...)