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13 December 2019



From the always invaluable Instapundit…

A SHIFT OR A BACKPEDAL? In a rhetorical shift, Elizabeth Warren emphasizes ‘choice’ on health care.

Meanwhile, a freshman congresscritter who can’t figure out her own health coverage choices wants to make yours for you.

Just another day in progressivism.



Bill Tozer

Oh, I love it when Punchy and Queen Nan of Nunnery get that old time religion going. Rather Victorianish I would say.

Rudy, Rudy, Rudy. Repost. Mean o’ Trump fired the Ukraine Ambassador, a dedicated public servant!

Keep digging ye Unhinged It’s working like a charm. Couldn’t have done it without you and Amy Goodman. Thank you berry berry much.


Bill Tozer

Fish @ 8:16 am, second link

Dec 16
Replying to @AOC
How on earth were you able to pick a cellular plan?

Plasma Gasket

Donald Trump won Politifact's 'Lie of the Year' award for the third time breaking his own record. He is the only person to have ever been the liar of the year more than once. He really must be the chosen one, the anti-Christ, don't you think?

Bill Tozer

Maybe Punchy is right. We cannot impeach Trump because of what he done, but rather what he might do!



Futurecrime is hard to find. Past crime is easier.


George Rebane

Trump winning another 'Lie of the Year' award from Politifact. Now why are we all not surprised?


Posted by: Bill Tozer | 17 December 2019 at 08:35 AM

How on earth were you able to pick a cellular plan?


Robert Cross

George 9:41 --How can one be surprised when trumpler is the biggest liar in American history to sit in the Whitehouse. The surprise is why people like you still support him.


Posted by: Roberta Cross | 17 December 2019 at 09:52 AM

How can one be surprised when trumpler is the biggest liar in American history to sit in the Whitehouse.

I'm sure Clinton the First still holds the record…….but thank you for playing…..and please enjoy these lovely parting gifts!


Rx @ 9:52 Have you ever taken a look at our alternative choice? ...I thought not.


,,,Elle,,,Walsh, Weld, Sanford et al.??? Which of your alternatives are you referring to???

Todd Juvinall

I just don't recall a daily tally of Clinton lies. Or Obama. I do recall a daily tally on GW Bush and war deaths in Iraq etal. But not Obama. Why is that?

Justin Hoffman

Rebane "Trump winning another 'Lie of the Year' award from Politifact. Now why are we all not surprised?"

Are you surprised? Because he won it fair and square. Usually the guy with the highest lie count wins. Can you make up some fancy algorithm (with a graph) that shows otherwise?

Robert Cross

fishwich--"I'm sure Clinton the First still holds the record"..... oh really.. prove it or is this just more fish bait?

Toad -- Obama did win "lie of the year award' but only once, not three times

Don Bessee

Its funny that the Dark Lord of Liberal Lament Land shows and then the sock puppet army immediately follows???

Thanks schiff for brains -



Todd Juvinall

Well, Hillary Clinton won California by 4,269,978 votes. Trump on the popular vote in the rest of America by 1,401,292 votes. And now we see the voters who applied at the DMV and placed an R for their party got changed to NP. Software glitch? I say intentional and that explains the voter fraud for Hillary here in 2016.

Todd Juvinall

Robert Cross | 17 December 2019 at 10:48 AM

BoobieC give us the link to O winning the big lies. I never saw that.


Posted by: Roberta Cross | 17 December 2019 at 10:48 AM

oh really.. prove it or is this just more fish bait?

Not sure Roberta……at first glance my claim appears every bit as well vetted as yours!


,,,lie of the year,,,



,,,Dear Leader is a pathological liar,,,

But as a krill sandwich for the likes of '''Fish'''

,,,Clinton scorecard,,,


,,,Trump scorecard,,,



Posted by: Castaneda | 17 December 2019 at 11:22 AM

Not impressed by your propaganda dugsKKKi……you should know that by now!

Sheesh……shouldn't you be out getting ready for the new Star Wars movie or sumpin?


,,,woohoo!!! House spends $1.4 Trillion of your money!!!

Mx Plank

Castanada 11:29

Just WHAT does the Republican party stand for any more? Not family values of fiscal responsibility, that's for sure.

Don Bessee

Looks like the trolls did not get a civics course at any point. Its botox nancy's congress not the republicans. LOL


Robert Cross

Toad 11:01. -https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2019/dec/16/look-back-lie-year-2009-2018/

fishwich -- "at first glance my claim appears every bit as well vetted as yours!" that's correct at FIRST GLANCE. That is about all you give any piece of information.. a glance with little thought to the actual truth of the matter.


,,,Bipartisan vote Dumbass Donnie,,,


,,,to a mush brain like FishEmulsion,,,any Trump-negative truths are ‘’’propaganda’’’...

The baitfish complains that he couldn’t give his so called ‘’’independent’’’ vote to Hillary so it is the Dems fault we got Dear Leader...

,,,but he will not accept that Dear Leader has ever done anything wrong,,,and he will not vote to impeach and remove Dear Leader so someone more like baitfish can finish Trump’s term...

Bill Tozer

Hmmm. Looks like our deranged Addicted to Outrage friends are not accepting the enviable outcome of the impeachment farce very well....or the 2020 election. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem...rather large big problems. No worries, you will get plenty more chances to impeach Trump in his 2nd term. What ever you guys are doing, please please keep it up. I am begging you. Thanks in advance. I know you just cannot not help yourselves.

Daily Quotes and Affirmations

Political futures: “Here’s what we do know. First, no president since World War II has failed to be reelected when the unemployment rate was below 7.4 percent. Second, the unemployment rate in November 2020 is almost certain to be well below 7.4 percent.” —Paul Mirengoff

A Republic — if you can keep it: “We are exactly where the Framers hoped we would never be when they added the impeachment clauses to the Constitution: in a governing system in which impeachment has been trivialized into a partisan weapon for straitjacketing the incumbent administration, rather than being reserved as a nuclear option for misconduct so egregious that Congress must act, transcending partisan, factional, or ideological considerations.” —Andrew McCarthy

For the record: “The two articles of impeachment [have] no basis in the Constitution. They were a reflection of the comparative voting power of the two parties, precisely what one of the founders, Alexander Hamilton, warned would be the ‘greatest danger’ of an impeachment.” —Alan Dershowitz

What’s your definition of “full and fair”? “To engage a trial without the facts coming out is to engage in a coverup. To conduct a trial without the facts is saying, ‘We’re afraid. We have something to hide.’ To conduct a trial without relevant witnesses who haven’t been heard from, to just rehash the evidence presented in the House, just doesn’t make any sense. If Leader McConnell doesn’t hold a full and fair trial, the American people will rightly ask, ‘What are you, Leader McConnell, and what is President Trump hiding?’” —Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

A blast from the past: “[Republicans] know that these allegations do not meet the test of the Constitution. They know that there are not impeachable offenses, but they pressed forward because it is really a coup d'état where … they are trying to do with this impeachment what they were unable to do at the ballot box.” —Rep. Maxine Waters during Bill Clinton’s impeachment ordeal — except that Clinton actually committed impeachable offenses

Braying jackass I: “I’m absolutely confident that for two years if every nation on earth was run by women, you would see a significant improvement across the board on just about everything.” —Barack Obama, who prevented Hillary Clinton from winning in 2008

Braying jackass II: “If you look at the world and look at the problems it’s usually old people, usually old men, not getting out of the way.” —Barack Obama, who seems to be working to prevent Joe Biden from winning in 2020

Non sequitur: “The US needs to become an advanced society. That includes establishing healthcare as a right to all people.” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who seems to think “rights” are things other people are forced to provide you

And last… “Democrats continue to make the case that if Trump isn’t impeached, he’ll steal the election of 2020. How isn’t that a statement of deep concern over their 2020 candidates?” —Ben Shapiro

Bill Tozer

NY Times Can’t Handle the Truth: ‘Trump Has Weaponized Inspector General’
New Yorker Writer Horrified 'Reasonable People Can Disagree' on Trump Impeachment
CNN's Toobin in Denial Over Poll Showing Drop in Democrat Support for Impeachment

Denial is not a river in Egypt

Todd Juvinall

BoobieC looks to me like a bunch of hooey on h link you supplied. They said "death panels" was a lie. No it was true. And some other things they called a lie were also true. So try harder robertaC.


,,,Newsbusters Twinkie Toez???


Bill Tozer

Trumps Big Lie: They spied on Trump Tower!!!

Policofact: lie. Big Lie.


Posted by: Robert Cross | 17 December 2019 at 12:07 PM

Wow Bertie……you sure got me there! Powerful feminine logic…..mmm….bad juju!

Bill Tozer

Trump lied. He said it was the lowest in our history.

Politofact: lie. It is not the lowest in our history, only since they started keeping records. Trump lied.

Bill Tozer

Breaking news!

In a rare public order Tuesday, the chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court strongly criticized the FBI over its surveillance-application process, giving the bureau until Jan. 10 to come up with solutions, in the wake of findings from Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz.



Posted by: Castaneda | 17 December 2019 at 12:19 PM

,,,to a mush brain like FishEmulsion,,,any Trump-negative truths are ‘’’propaganda’’’...

The baitfish complains that he couldn’t give his so called ‘’’independent’’’ vote to Hillary so it is the Dems fault we got Dear Leader...

,,,but he will not accept that Dear Leader has ever done anything wrong,,,and he will not vote to impeach and remove Dear Leader so someone more like baitfish can finish Trump’s term…

Wow dugsKKKi…….your word salad is nearly as incomprehensible and delicious as Robertas!


,,,The Twinkie Toez defense,,,because some errors/screwups were made means Trump is complete innocent!!!



,,,like I said baitbucket,,,mush...

Bill Tozer

Oh Dougski,

,,,The Twinkie Toez defense,,,because some errors/screwups were made means Trump is complete innocent!!!
Posted by: Castanardo | 17 December 2019 at 01:22 PM

Love how you minimize your grievous outrageous errors and exaggerate the tiny errors of others. But, yes, Trump has been proven 100% exonerated from colluding with Russia. Not ifs, ands, or fuzznardos about it. And it wasn’t because errors and screwups were made. As you would say, “Trump is complete innocent!!!” Nice.

Susan Rice is getting lawyered up. Sally Yeats already has.

Knock knock on Heaven’s door

Bill Tozer

or perhaps the new job for Jared is a feeble attempt to provide some kind of immunity or the curtain of national security to hide behind for Jared's up and coming testimony on whether or not the Russians and Trump's colluded to try and swing the election.

Russ: do you know what nepotism is? Hiring political allies is common, but family members? come on.. that reeks.

So Todd, if huffpost is such a propaganda outlet what is Breitbart, the Washington Examiner, New York Post,


Posted by: Robert Cross | 27 March 2017 at 06:37 PM

BTW: if you read the link Jared is not getting paid Russ so your Obama Czar quip does not apply. Besides, Obama isn't president any more, Kushner is. He's just going to run the gov't for his lazy father-in-law because trump trusts no one except family and Bannon. like I said, how may people voted for Jared Kushner?

Posted by: Robert Croww | 27 March 2017 at 06:51 PM
Wow. My, my. He got so wound up he spelled his name Robert Croww. Well, w is close to s when you have been drinking.

Let us know when you get one thing right, Robert Crowwwwww. Meanwhile, best to look into those Daddy issues, Bobbie Sue.

Bill Tozer

Another scandal! Oh, the horror, the horror.

Yes, I know, CNN beclowns itself hourly, and as such is usually not worth noticing or commenting on, but sometimes they make it so easy that it becomes necessary as a reminder of their colossal ignorance and bias. Anchor Brian Stelter raised his eyebrow this morning that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has appeared on TV to promote his book. OMG! Will the republic survive this breach of decorum?


It’s a threat to our democracy.

George Rebane

re Castaneda 108pm - Had this sackhead any standing, he'd refute the 'newsbusters' report instead of the reporter. But since that's not possible, you go for what you can get - the leftover dregs.

Paul Emery

For your reading pleasure... Pressure mounting to allow testimony from Trump aides.

"Roughly 7 in 10 Americans said in a new poll that President Trump should allow top administration aides to testify in a Senate impeachment trial.

The survey, conducted by ABC News and The Washington Post, found that 71 percent of respondents said Trump should allow his aides to testify while 22 percent disagreed.

Almost 8 in 10 Democrats — 79 percent — said that Trump should allow aides to testify in a Senate trial, compared to 72 percent of independents and 64 percent of Republicans.

The new poll also found that 62 percent of Americans expect Trump to have a fair trial in the Senate. Sixty-one percent of Republicans, 62 percent of Democrats and 64 percent of independents agreed.

Several Trump administration aides and officials have defied subpoenas for documents and testimony throughout the ongoing impeachment inquiry, which House Democrats launched against Trump earlier this year."



Well, punch, the prosecution will have rested (the House) and I doubt the defense will want to follow the same playbook.

Had the house persecution wanted to talk to folks covered by executive privledge they should have taken it to court. They chose not to.


Posted by: Paul Emery | 17 December 2019 at 02:52 PM

For your reading pleasure... Pressure mounting to allow testimony from Trump aides.

Pressure mounting….? From whom?

Bill Tozer

Rep. Doug LaMalfa
17 mins ·
Today I voted in favor of a government funding package that makes a significant down payment on border wall construction, invests in building more water infrastructure - specifically Sites Reservoir - and eliminates ill-conceived taxes on medical devices. While I’m not happy with the overall spending level of the bill, there is more good than bad in this package of bills.
Importantly for Northern California, this package includes additional benefits to Camp and Carr Fire disaster areas through additional low income housing tax credits as well as extending several important tax benefits. It also fully funds Secure Rural Schools and Payment- In-Lieu of Taxes (PILT) that our rural counties need in order to provide for transportation and law enforcement.
Domestic, International and Tax Extenders (H.R. 1865)
Funding Highlights:
-Provides $134 million in new funding for WIIN Act water storage projects, specifically including Sites Reservoir
-Payment in Lieu of Taxes fully funded through FY20
-Fully funds Secure Rural Schools for FY20, and backfills funding for FY19
-Permanently repeals Obamacare taxes on medical devices, health insurers, and high-quality health insurance plans
-Increases funding for apprenticeship programs to $175 million
-Fully funds community care programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, including an additional appropriation of $1.5 billion for the creation of an electronic health record system that can be used in tandem with the Department of Defense
-$2.8 billion for Alzheimer’s disease research at the National Institutes of Health
-Funds the Trump Administration’s childhood cancer initiative at $50 million
-Provides additional Low-Income Housing Tax Credits for the Carr and Camp Fire, and all areas affected by the 2017 and 2018 California wildfires
-Extends several tax benefits to the areas devastated by disasters in 2018 and 2019
Policy Provisions:
Hyde Amendment, Weldon Amendment, and embryo research prohibitions maintained
Prohibits commercial consumption of horse meat
Blocks Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions provisions against Israel
National Security (H.R. 1159)
Funding Highlights:
-Fully funds the defense programs passed by the House last week, including $738 billion in defense programs, a 3.1% pay raise for our troops, and the establishment of Space Force
-Provides $1.4 billion for the border wall, and other infrastructure needed to get control of our borders
-$50 million for the Defense Community Infrastructure Program that could be used to assist communities surrounding military facilities, like Sierra Army Depot


,,,Gentleman George,,, I must have more in common with Dear Leader than you!!!

When Dear Leader does not like a Fox News poll he stomps his feet and badmouths them just like the CNN guy in the Newsbuster article Twinkle Toez referenced.

But Newsbuster won’t report that!!! Why, because it is totally biased!!!

Have you written Dear Leader about this flaw in his character???

Paul emery

64% of republicans desire it. Fish. 71% of all polled


Chuck Schumer claims he will be impartial...
And Dougy is moving back to Berkeley, and deeding his land to Bill Tozer.

Bill Tozer

And the Dems never issued a subpoena for Bolton. And Bolton kept waiting for it. Odd.

Bill Tozer


Maxine Waters Claims Trump Agreed to Lift Sanctions in Exchange for Putin’s Election Help, Admits She ‘Doesn’t Have the Facts to Prove It’


Man, you could put a herd of elephants in that mouth. And yes, that is James Brown’s wig.



A poll by WaPo/ABC News has what authority, compared to what the Senate decides?

We have a republic, not a mob-ocracy.


,,,Twinkle Toez,,,no collusion??? What are you Trumpy parrot???

,,,No obstruction???


,,,See, that's how you use an unbiased link

Don Bessee

Who says the trolls have no sense of humor @519, the American bar association is unbiased! That's rich! LOL



Posted by: Paul emery | 17 December 2019 at 04:35 PM

64% of republicans desire it. Fish. 71% of all polled

Really.....will 64% of Republicans and 71% of all polled be voting in the Senate Punch?


LOve it.. The LIBS in the Senate are whining, and demand a say in how the trial will work... Tough shit.

Todd Juvinall

Looks like the USA poll is making Paul Emery comatose. Trump beats all PE's pals.

Bill Tozer

Walt @ 6:04 pm

Spot on. Now the Dems are crying foul because they don’t get to write the rules in the Senate. Have they forgotten so quickly that impeachment is a political process, not a criminal proceeding, lol.

They demand “fairness”, yet when they are in the majority, they withhold “fairness” and tell the minority to go pound sand. They are a tyrannical bunch and now beg that the Republicans do not do to them that which they are currently doing to the minority. Strike that. They are so arrogant they demand that the R’s follow their rules in the Senate and that the Dems get to write the rules which the majority must follow, ROFLMAO.

Bet your last dollar that when Trump is acquired in the Senate, the Dems will cry “unfair, unfair!” all the way to the voting booth in Nov. 2020. Then they will cry unfair again.
“The Senate Democrats mantra can be summed up in a comment by Chuck Schumer. He said:”To engage in a trial without the facts coming out is to engage in a cover-up.”

“This statement can be turned around as follows: “To impeach a president before the facts have come out is a disgrace........

“Thus, Senate Democrats undercut the House Dems and their primary impeachment article by moaning that they need more facts. What they want is a smoking gun, something that might turn public opinion around. (They wouldn’t get it from the witnesses they want to have testify at trial or from Mueller grand jury testimony).

Mitch McConnell dismissed the whining of Schumer and other Senate Democrats with this comment: “The Senate is meant to act as judge and jury, to hear a trial, not to re-run the entire fact-finding investigation because angry partisans rush sloppily through it.”


Don Bessee

The traitor gets a lump of coal in his stocking. Who is going to pay for his dacha and vodka now? -




We all now know the meaning of "malarkey", when LIBs claim to want a fair and impartial trial.

No matter how Trump gets aquitted, the LIBS will cry foul and the trial was rigged.

Now.. just IF, Trump gets removed, that nullifies his first term in office. Experts say, that Trump can be elected again, and in theory be elected to three terms.
Now that would REALLY piss of the Commicrats.

Don Bessee

Those old, angry liberals who run the fakenews are getting good at pissing off the public -

YouTube's top creator PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, is criticizing media coverage that misrepresented his announcement that he'd be taking a short break from posting videos in early 2020.

Multiple outlets ran headlines that said 30-year-old Kjellberg was quitting YouTube, distorting the nature of his announcement and his audience's reaction in the process.

Indie YouTube journalist Josh Pescatore, who runs the Pescatore News Network, told Insider that the coverage damages the credibility of the mainstream media to Kjellberg's massive, young fanbase.

Other YouTubers like Philip DeFranco, who is known for explaining YouTuber news, characterized the coverage as a credibility "crisis," and noted that bringing up Kjellberg's past controversies in unrelated articles comes across as "biased and predatory."

Felix Kjellberg, the 30-year-old known online as PewDiePie, used his humorous "Pew News" video on Tuesday to criticize some of the coverage he has received this week in mainstream media.

Specifically, he questioned the outlets that ran stories about him "quitting" YouTube, when he really just made a quick announcement that he would be taking a short break from his daily uploading cycle in early 2020.

"That's all I said, early next year I'll be away for a little while," Kjellberg said in his video. "I never said I'm quitting. [...] I didn't want to make a big deal out of it. And then out of all people, news media blows it up."

The outlets Kjellberg highlighted as publishing "fake news" about his break included CNN, the Daily Mail, and Mirror. He criticized CNN specifically for tying in his past controversies, described as "allegations of racism and anti-Semitism," which Kjellberg suggested made it sound like he was quitting because he was racist.

Kjellberg also blamed the framing on "boomers" who were angry that he amassed a $25 million net worth from making YouTube videos, and said none of his fans were "heartbroken" over the news because "they understand it's normal to take a break."



Don Bessee

Man those discrimination laws suck don't they girls? -

This lack of official paperwork garnered the attention of the New York City Commission on Human Rights in 2018, which opened an investigation into the company. The Wing’s large membership — more than 11,000 worldwide, according to reps — meant it couldn’t pass as a “social club,” and therefore can’t discriminate based on gender.

Phillips says that she thinks the problem is new members — who may not be as familiar with the original purpose of the space — bringing in men as their guests.

“I think they’re just losers,” she says of the male plus-ones. “Or cucked boyfriends. It’s a legal fluke.”

Up until about a year or so ago, when the space was truly a women-only sanctuary, members said they could comfortably walk around braless in a robe after a shower. Now, they say, they’re constantly looking over their shoulders wondering who the loud dude is chewing his lunch.
Numerous California members tell The Post that the phenomenon is getting out of hand.

“It’s just annoying,” says Caitlin White, a 31-year-old West Hollywood member who sees at least one man working in the space each day. “Why do men need to be there? Why can’t they respect the spirit of the place? Men have to have everything.”

The San Francisco location, numerous members tell The Post, “is really bad — like, filled with tech bros.”

“I usually see about five men coming in throughout the day,” says a 31-year-old San Francisco member who asked to remain anonymous. “I think it’s members bringing in men for investor meetings."

According to its web site, the Wing is a “growing community of women” who gather to “work, connect, and thrive.”

When she first joined, she says, she made the mistake of bringing in her cis male boss for a meeting, something that she now regrets.

“I’ll never do that again,” she says. “He didn’t respect the space, acting like we were in a coffee shop or something. I was getting looks from other members.”

In New York, of course, the stares are no less subtle.
“I glare at the men and I glare at the members who bring them,” says the anonymous New York member.




WOW.. Plenty of "takers" bitching, while the "makers" are busy working.

Who else would be out on a Tuesday barking at cars?

Bill Tozer


Democrats Demand More Witnesses In Senate; McConnell Responds With Brutal Reminder, Pelosi Quote



Nothing can be kept secret for long on the interwebs.


Don Bessee

Insert 0 instead of Blair before thanksgiving 2020, same story. I would expect they will put on a better show than antifa London -

At a private meeting of its surviving members of parliament on Tuesday evening, leader Jeremy Corbyn was heavily criticized for leading the party to its worst result since 1935. According to his office, he told them he was “very sorry” but that the election was “ultimately about Brexit.”

Blair, now the only person to lead Labour to an election victory in 45 years, will tell an audience in central London that the party cannot simply carry on with Corbyn’s policies under a new leader. “Labour needs not just a different driver, but a different bus,” he’ll say, according to advance extracts.

Tuesday night’s meeting lasted more than two hours. One of the MPs present, Margaret Hodge, described the mood. “It was fury, despair, miserable,” she told reporters. She described Corbyn’s position as “denial and corporate amnesia.”



Bill Tozer

How A Satirist Hoaxed The ‘Woke’ Mainstream Media

“It doesn’t actually matter” if Titania wrote the letter or not, Doyle argued. “The point is that a major publication is happy to publish any old nonsense so long as it is sufficiently ‘woke.’ The social justice ideology has infected our mainstream media and irrevocably degraded its standards. That’s what theses hoaxes reveal.”

“What has happened to our media?” Doyle continued. “Why is a respected national newspaper publishing drivel by a writer that no one has ever heard of because it’s pushing a ‘woke’ agenda? What does that tell us?”



,,,Dear Nancy,,,

You lied about praying for me

Donny Jonny Trump

,,,could be the most un-Presidential Presidential letter ever written...


,,,While Batboy Rudy is lurking around Ukraine and Romania trying to dig up dirt on Bidens,,,and Hunter received compensation for sitting on a board of directors (((The Shame!!!)))...

Rudy buddy and fellow goon received One Million Dollars! from Ukraine oligarch...

Will Rudy be investigating Lev Parnas now??? That should be simple since they are business partners!!!



Paul Emery


Trump says " "Then I have an Article 2, where I have the right to do whatever I want as president."

Do you agree with Trump on that statement?


George Rebane

Castaneda 859am - You miss the point again. No one has claimed that Hunter did anything wrong or criminal - his board seat was obvious evidence of Burisma trying to get something for hiring a Biden. And assuming that those Ukrainians weren't double dummies, it makes sense for Rudy to continue poking around what ol' Joe was up to besides his already bragging about having Burisma's prosecutor fired. Remember, Obama put Joe in charge Ukrainian affairs.

Bill Tozer

This ruling by a NY judge seems correct. Double jeopardy and all that stuff. Justice must be blind, no matter who the defendant is.

Republicans Have Added 600,000 More Donors, $10 Million During Impeachment

“The Republican National Committee’s (RNC) deputy chief of staff, Mike Reed, told Axios that “voters are consistently expressing how they want Washington to focus on real issues,” claiming that more than 600,000 new voters have been added since impeachment began.

And in the past week, the Trump campaign and RNC took in a combined $10 million in small-dollar donations as the House Judiciary Committee passed two articles of impeachment, the report said, which added that that in late September, in the three days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the initial impeachment inquiry into Trump, about $15 million was raised.

****Money quote*** An official also said that about a quarter of Trump rally registrants are self-described Democrats or independents since the inquiry started.”

Now, send in the clowns. Happy Impeachment Day!

Paul Emery

George writes

"No one has claimed that Hunter did anything wrong or criminal "

We agree on that George.

What we had was good old fashioned Nepotism. Are you concluding that should be illegal?

Scott O

The ambulance chasers think they have a good case...
The most interesting part of the article is a new term - “ultra-hazardous product”! Merely 'hazardous' just won't cut it anymore.
Best quote - “If you have a product that can harm people – you’re obligated to fix that,” said Ruby. “And we know these guns have caused widespread harm over the years – and will continue to do so.”
Sell fire arms with no bore in the barrel?
But wait - You could still pistol-whip or use the rifle butt to club someone. Make all fire arms out of foam rubber? What about knives, motor vehicles, axes, chainsaws, hammers, baseball bats, hockey sticks?
Don't forget human hands...
Well - I guess they wouldn't be considered a 'commercial' product.
Now about all those sticks and rocks out in the woods...
If you wave enough money in front of a human, they'll talk themselves into all sorts of nonsense.


,,,George,,,who is paying Rudy's expenses,,,

and,,,doesn't it make sense for Demos to wonder why Rudy's goon associate also got paid a million bucks

and,,, Doesn't it make sense for Demos to keep poking around in Ukraine to find out why Rudy had Trump fire Yovanovitch???

and,,, Why Trump won't let Pompeo, Pence, Mulvaney et al. testify,,,

and,,, Why Magoo McConnell does not plan to call any witnesses in the upcoming trial of the century when all the Conservos did during the House hearings whine and wail about not being able to call witnesses,,,

and,,, When the Conservos were asked which witnesses they wanted to testify they only wanted to interrogate Schiff ???

Scott O

Paul 9:30 - "What we had was good old fashioned Nepotism..."
Could some one in Nevada County send over an English Dictionary to KVMR?
No Paul - that's not 'nepotism'.
It's called 'buying access'.
Or good ol' 'payola'.
Why would a foreign company (under criminal investigation) want to pay the son of the VPOTUS that kind of money when said son has no value to the company other than being the son of the VPOTUS?

Don Bessee

Thanks schiff for brains -




Nobody cares about Hunter Biden, except for his various baby-mamas.

Here's yer basic problem.


Is it illegal? Probably not if Saint Obama was involved in any way. Is it worth thinking about when you vote. Of course.

Happy to clear it up.

I mean, it's not Stormy Daniels and all, but then, I'm not a crack newsman.

Paul Emery

Scott do you disagree with our host George Rebane when he wrote?

George writes

"No one has claimed that Hunter did anything wrong or criminal "
today 9:33


"Nobody cares about Hunter Biden, except for his various baby-mamas."

I just thought of an exception. I can see where Baby Biden may well have violated a bunch of Ukrainian law.

I wonder what the extradition situation is between the US and UKR.

Honestly, if you wanted to go after Crazy Uncle Joe, the Senator from Delaware (a famous corporate haven) was bound to be up to his eyeballs in sketchy doings aside from looking out for the fruit of his loins.

an op-ed:


The thought that Trump is uniquely corrupt enough, and you know that any big deal property developer has had to pass around envelopes of cash, to deserve astroturf sign wielding harpies in Brunswick Basic is laughable.

Whether it's more moral to pay bribes vs. receiving them is a matter for everyone to decide for themselves.

Todd Juvinall

PAUL EMERY is there a law that allows a sitting Vice President who is tasked by the President to oversee our policies in another country while his son is hired by a corrupt and under investigation company in that same country? And then tell that country to fire the prosecutor of that company his son is on the board of?

Todd Juvinall

Looks good for the President today. Impeachment in the polls down 7 points. Approval of the Prez at 50-50.

Bill Tozer

Scenes @ 10:06 am

Well, Rudy better come up with the goods on corruption in Ukraine or he will look like a fool. Senator Graham said Rudy can present his findings to his committee after the impeachment trial.
We have given Ukraine a billion dollars a year for three straight years and a good hunk of that disappeared.

What Rudy claims remains to be confirmed. He says he has e-mails that prove fired Ambassador lied in the Schifflipps hearings, evidence of money laundering, etc. There is quite a few politician's sons who have business relations with Ukraine, including Biden, John Kerry, Mitt Romney to name a few. Does Pelosi have any sons? :)

John Solomon is indeed a good reporter and in his humility is the first to say he is not a lawyer. “Here is what I found, here are the documents and e-mails and sworn depositions (with supporting documents) and make what you will of it.

WHAT do we know so far? A Ukrainian oligarch had his home raided by the anti-corruption division of the Prosecutor General. That oligarch owns Burisma and the bank. A billion or so done gone missing. A great mystery. The raid was a week or two before Biden’s infamous visit, giving the near insolvent Ukrainian government 6 hours to fire the Prosecutor General or no US aid or money to keep the government afloat. During the time between the raid and Biden’s visit, Burisma’s US lawyers e-mailed the State Department for help, using Hunter Biden’s name. That is not a crime in and of itself. It’s called lobbying and access.

We do know some funny things were happening in the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington and the US Embassy in Kiev. Like refusing to issue visas to whistleblowers in Ukraine to come to the US and talk to government agencies.

Lost in all this is the Inspector General was investigating a George Soros funded group in Ukraine ironically called The Anti-Corruption Group or something like that. The State Department raised the flag on USAID, the State Department’s funding mechanism to groups in Ukraine (like Soros) which was frozen by US hold over bureaucrats from the Obama Administration. That came out in the Schifflips hearings.

Bring in the clowns

George Rebane

Castaneda 942am - You must be desperately trying to make some points. Why don't you take them one at a time and make your point, then readers can see if you're really connecting some meaningful dots or just continuing to flail.

Paul Emery

What poll are you referring to Todd?

re "Impeachment in the polls down 7 points."

you write " Approval of the Prez at 50-50."

Yes that's the Rasmussen poll and the only that shows Trump even. The RCP consensus poll shows Trump down by 7.5

Scott O

Hey, Paul - do you constantly duck questions while at the same time badgering others to answer yours because you haven't got a clue or is it just because you're a childish asshole?

Bill Tozer

" My fear...is if all the Republican voters...rush to the polls...the Democrat party will...CAPSIZE!!! "Rep Hank Johnson (D-GA)

Don Bessee

Outside the beltway swamp people are already voting with their cash. Its the economy stupid's! -

The U.S. stock market shrugged off the impending impeachment vote Wednesday morning, pushing major U.S. stock indexes to record highs.



Don Bessee

So were the NYT and WAPO willfully complicant in spreading chi com propaganda against the interests of our country? -

China routinely broke federal law by not disclosing how much it spent to publish regime propaganda in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other newspapers, an expert review of foreign agent registration filings concluded.

China Daily, an official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, has published hundreds of propaganda articles designed to look like ordinary news stories in some of America's most influential newspapers. While foreign agents may place ads in the United States, the propaganda outlet has repeatedly violated the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) by failing to provide full disclosures about its purchases.

China Daily has published propaganda in mainstream outlets for decades, but did not disclose its purchases of space in American newspapers to the Department of Justice until 2012. Even after it began acknowledging its relationship with the papers, the regime mouthpiece continued to violate federal disclosure requirements. China Daily has failed to provide breakdowns of spending activities and withheld copies of online ads, among other omissions that violate federal law, according to experts who reviewed years of its FARA filings.




,,,I am sorry Donnie,,,

that you cannot tell an ad from an article,,,'splians alot

Don Bessee

Interesting that the troll has the same comprehension problems as the pony tail of ignorance? The article is about the chi coms failure to report under the law.


Bill Tozer

Daily Quotes

Upright: “Journalists cannot serve two masters. To the extent that they take on the task of suppressing information or biting their tongue for the sake of some political agenda, they are betraying the trust of the public and corrupting their own profession.” —Thomas Sowell

Observations: “We arrive at Impeachment Day, the day everyone who has always opposed the President and wanted him impeached finally impeach without having persuaded anyone else and then decided all those people are racists. Instead of persuading, they ran a campaign of shame and yelling louder.” —Erick Erickson

For the record: “Do we know enough, have we learned enough after listening to all this that we want to vote on the two very weak articles of impeachment? Or, do we want to have a show trial in which both sides try to embarrass the other and put on an embarrassing scene, frankly, for the American people? … Obviously, I think we’ve heard enough. And, after we’ve heard the arguments we ought to vote and move on… We know how it’s going to end. The president is not going to be removed from office.” —Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Demo-gogues: “Anyone in America watching this would draw the same logical conclusion — that the president has something to hide and Republican senators, too many of them, are intent in helping him hide it. It appears Leader McConnell … has already made up his mind about the Senate impeachment trial. It’s clear that Senator McConnell wants to use the Senate to help participate in a coverup.” —Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

A blast from the past I: “What began 25 years ago with Watergate as a solemn and necessary process to force the president to adhere to the rule of law has grown beyond our control, so that now we are routinely using criminal accusations and scandal to win the political battles and ideological differences we cannot settle at the ballot box.” —Chuck Schumer during Bill Clinton’s impeachment ordeal — except that Clinton actually committed impeachable offenses

A blast from the past II: “There must never be a narrowly voted impeachment or an impeachment supported by one of our major political parties and opposed by the other.” —Rep. Jerry Nadler exactly 21 years ago

And last… “Election tampering is treasonous sedition, unless done by Democrats impeaching a GOP president over hurt feelings with 3.5% unemployment months before the citizenry votes.” —Twitter satirist @hale_razor
And bonus: Should Cocaine Mitch recuse himself?



,,,Donnie Donnie Donnie,,,you know darn well that Chi Com reporting failures are Trump's responsibility. Just more corruption???


,,,yes Bill,,,McConnell has been doing nothing in the Senate,,,except turning the Senate into a mill installing as many judges as possible. He is a total ass clown. Not a class act.


,,,Who is paying Giuliani,,,Putin???



,,,Giuliani has made almost as much as Hunter Biden from shady Ukrainians...let the investigations begin!!!



,,,This guy is a lot like Trump,,,corrupt and full of conspiracy theories,,,


Scott O

Poor, poor Carloada!
"...except turning the Senate into a mill installing as many judges as possible. He is a total ass clown. Not a class act."
Total ass clown? Not from where I sit. We need lots of good conservative judges who follow the Constitution!

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