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28 September 2020

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Barry Pruett

The death of journalism would be funny if it wasn’t so serious of an issue related to our democracy. Our local leftists are touting Trump’s tax payments with no evidence. Even the NYT won’t release their “evidence.” It is all fake news and had not been called out as such for years and years. Seems like DJT was about eight years behind our local folk in calling out fake news. 😂

Don Bessee

Speaking of fake news -

Woman plows car into Trump supporters; NY Times omits key detail

NPR managed to figure out that the victims were Trump supporters, while the Times did not

https://www.foxnews.com/media/car-trump-supporters-ny-times

;-)

Show-Me Kid

What we see here is the death of the #metoo movement, which has lost all credibility after womwn's groups attacking of the judicial nominee and the ignoring of sexual assault allegations against Biden. Hypocrites of the highest degree.

scenes

"The death of journalism would be funny if it wasn’t so serious of an issue related to our democracy."

I was thinking about that and it occurred to me that it's simply a return to the newspapers from 100+ years ago. They were incredibly biased in their reporting but even small towns could have multiple papers. Before that you simply had pamphlets written by whoever. I'd say the serious issue is the centralization of media, but there's some chance of that ebbing. Just look at all the 'alternative' sources out there. The insidious thing is Google more than the NYT. Monopolistic search, delivery systems, and single points of failure like registrars are the dangerous folks.

I figure that being as awesomely partisan as Paul is simply a homage to the past and looking forward at the same time. Gotta get them clicks.

Given the population (and age) that journalists draw from, they've ended up being some of the most radically political folks of our time. Dunno how long it'll last as they do a job, especially the editorial writers (mostly all of them at this point) that anyone who can fog a mirror is capable of.

Don Bessee

Yes indeed they rely on the ignorant with kvmr's pony tail of ignorance -

The far-left New York Times claims it obtained copies of President Trump’s tax returns and is counting on ignorance to turn its nothingburger into some kind of scandal.

The only real news in the returns is how they debunk three media conspiracy theories. Although the Times hides the news as though it doesn’t matter, and despite years and years of the media floating the idea, we now know there’s nothing about Russia in Trump’s tax returns. No secret loans. No oligarch connections. No nothing.

Secondly, there’s no record of a secret payoff to Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that would suggest an illicit payment was made to porn star Stormy Daniels to cover up what she says was a one-night stand a dozen years ago. It’s not illegal to pay someone hush money. So this non-scandal has always baffled me. If anything, it’s illegal to blackmail someone for money, which is kinda what the porn star did, no?

Finally, Trump is in fact under audit, which means he’s been telling the truth for five years about that, about why he does not want to release his tax returns.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/nolte-new-york-times-counts-on-public-ignorance-to-push-trump-tax-nothingburger/

;-)

Walt

OH LOOKY!! mugshots of the latest lowlife basement dwellers who thought it was a good idea to attack police.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/portland-mugshots-30-arrested-following-saturdays-protests/

Any one of them would not look out of place in Nevada City.

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DonB: "The only real news in the returns is how they debunk three media conspiracy theories."

Producing 'news' was never the point though.

I'd say that the primary idea is for the New York Times to pull off an illegal act just before the first debate. They may well have had the documents in hand for weeks. As a division of the DNC (convince me otherwise), they are counting on a regime change to make that act go down the memory hole.

It'll allow Joey Fingers to divert any questions about his progeny and blurt out his memorized 'gotcha' bullet items. Whether he pees his pants on stage remains to be seen.

It's a pretty good move. All's fair and all that.

One thing about Trump, and you gotta love the man, he's the most thoroughly vetted poltical figure in history. Every grunt and fart is analyzed, every conversation and memo leaked. It's probably a one off event.

Don Bessee

Not going cryin chucks way and the more they talk about packing the court the more they alienate. Sweet! -

registered, likely voters, found that 62 percent favor the amendment, as opposed to the 18 percent who do not.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/poll-vast-majority-of-voters-favor-keep-nine-amendment-to-prevent-court-packing/

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/poll-plurality-of-voters-want-amy-coney-barrett-confirmed-to-supreme-court/

;-)

scenes

re: Walt@1:16PM September 28, Year Zero.

Probably Andy Ngo images.

Unless they are federal arrests, you'll see zero bail, released on own recognizance, no charges brought by the local DA.

Anyone who stays in Portland is a fool, but it's an interesting experiment in anarcho-tyranny. I can't say that the Presidential election will have any effect there, it's mostly an object lesson in showing law abiding business owners what suckers they are in Blue Mob territory.

Don Bessee

Like the socialist dems -

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/09/28/chinese-state-media-world-rejects-american-values-like-freedom-and-democracy/

;-)

scenes

Portland does give me a good idea though.

There is bound to be a real growth market in the design and construction of mob-proof commercial buildings. It'll be like building bulletproof Burger Kings and homeless-proof park benches (also called 'hostile architecture', check it out). Fireproof exterior, no windows just exterior ads. There's a reason so many cultures have interior courtyards and solid walls on the outside.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGGUHuj9K9U

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/_StxvGTGnDpM/S_aKwQyXCMI/AAAAAAAABG4/WEJH43pMI-M/s1600/mendigo1.jpg

Ya got yer MLK mural. Check! Bullet proof glass? Check! Anti-homeless public areas? Check!

Plenty of room in the Blue Mob America. You can check-out any time you like, but you can never leave.

scenes

As it's Mōnandæg, Kustlerquoteday.

"Just as Regan, the possessed tweenager in the horror movie classic, The Exorcist, vomited streams of green sludge at Father Merrin in the final hours of her extremis, so, in the final weeks of election 2020, the possessed US news media will be boofing “bombshells” against its loathed and detested adversary, the president who attempted to exorcize the demons of the Deep State out of the federal government.

Thus, Democratic Party legal imp, Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, Jr., or someone on his staff, leaked (illegally) years of Mr. Trump’s tax information to The New York Times as a counterweight to last week’s Senate report on the international grifting exploits of Joe Biden & Family. The difference is that Mr. Trump’s doings represent compliance with the US tax codes while the Biden activities represent payoffs from shady figures in foreign lands for services rendered. The Times and its DNC patrons are calculating that the public will not understand the difference.

It’s whispered that The Times was hoping to unload the tax story much later in the campaign but needed desperately to provide some ammunition for Mr. Biden’s turn in the debating ring with the president on Tuesday night, when both these matters are sure to come up for review.
...
If Joe Biden does show up at Tuesday’s debate, it will be under at least one severe disadvantage: the contest happens at night. Through the preceding weeks, Mr. Biden’s handlers have “put a lid” on his campaign activities at ten o’clock in the morning more days than not, and sometimes at eight-thirty a.m., before the press pool has even digested its oat-milk honey lattes. “A lid” means the candidate makes no appearances nor is available to the media that day. You have to wonder whether Ol’ White Joe can even function after sundown. Senile dementia typically presents more vividly in the evening. The Biden team may seek to counter that with doses of Adderall, an amphetamine. The side-effects are interesting: “mental / mood changes (such as agitation, aggression, mood swings, abnormal thoughts) uncontrolled movements, continuous chewing / teeth grinding, outbursts of words / sounds, prolonged erections (in males).” Watch for these."

https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/seeing-through-pea-soup/

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One of the KunstlerResponses:

"I am shocked, horrified, numb that the NYT would stoop so low as to obtain private documents possibly illegally.

I am more shocked to learn rich people pay little or no income tax.

I was even more shocked to learn that Armstrong discovered the moon isn’t actually a cheese ball.

My PTSD will only get worse. I’ll be drinking early today.

-RB"

Amen brotha.

Bill Tozer

Handmaiden’s tails.

THE HANDWRINGING TALE
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/the-handwringing-tale.php

https://i1.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/09/Screen-Shot-2020-09-28-at-8.59.35-AM.png?w=1122&ssl=1

“And of course the Babylon Bee has shown up for duty:”

https://i0.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/09/Screen-Shot-2020-09-28-at-8.51.01-AM.png?w=1160&ssl=1

And who can forget the man before his time, the trendsetter, the savage who is always ahead of the curve.....

https://www.facebook.com/drmichaelsavage/photos/a.127889846847/10155958837766848/?

The Estonian Fox

From the AP today: WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes...

If he or his accountants did something illegal on his taxes, then he will be charged & prosecuted. I suspect he followed the financial rules and decided that charity begins to his home, not to his government. I want to know who his tax people are - I want to hire those guys/girls. I always pay my home charity first before my money goes anywhere else, especially to my government. I know how to spend my cash better than they know how to spend my cash.

paul emery

Wow

this shows the type of unstable people Trump hired to run his campaign

"Just hours after the worst story about President Donald Trump dropped from the New York Times, former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale barricaded himself in a Florida home with a gun threatening to harm himself.

Local 10 News reported Parscale was in one of his many homes when police were called. Officers arrived and spoke with Parscale’s wife, who said that he was armed with multiple firearms and was threatening to harm himself."

this guy that Trump hired is a true Grifter and a real piece of work. Here's a brief history of Parscale and his involvement with Trump:

On February 27, 2018, President Trump named Parscale his 2020 re-election campaign manager.[34]

On March 2, 2018, Parscale founded "firewall company" Red State Data and Digital to allow working with the America First super PAC during the midterm elections, which Parscale claimed does not violate election rules prohibiting coordination between a campaign and a super PAC. Red State received more than $900,000 in business from America First Action.
On August 30, 2019, CNN reported that a pro-Trump super PAC paid thousands to a company owned by Parscale's wife.
In March 2020, The New York Times reported that Parscale was paying $15,000 a month to Lara Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle, the wife and girlfriend respectively of Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., for campaign work.


On April 29, 2020, CNN reported that Trump was angry with Parscale about low poll numbers.
In June 2020, while working to get supporters to an upcoming campaign rally with President Trump in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Parscale reported that he had received over 800,000 requests for tickets to the event, according to The Washington Times.[40] Despite this claim, many seats remained empty at the 19,000-seat arena. The Tulsa fire marshal estimated that fewer than 6,200 attended.

On July 15, 2020, Trump tweeted that Parscale would be replaced in the role of campaign manager by Bill Stepien, but that Parscale would continue to advise the campaign.
Parscale's spending decisions for the Trump campaign were questioned after his departure as campaign manager. By that time, more than $800,000 had been spent by the Trump campaign on boosting Parscale's social media pages, and $39 million was given to two companies owned by Parscale. The campaign also purchased ads which appeared to be intended to please Trump himself, including more than $1 million in ads for Washington, D.C. media market. According to The New York Times, many of the Trump campaign's spending specifics were "opaque."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Parscale

Walt

Hummm.. Maybe that's why he isn't a campaign manager anymore.

Swing and a miss Emery. Better luck trying to sell your *fabricated* tax records at half price. Have any real proof they are even Trump's? Photoshopping Trump's name to the title page requires no effort.

But HEY!! You took the bait!!

scenes

lol. So basically Trump fired a crazy guy.

Sounds pretty bad to me.

It would be cool if Paul ever wanted to bring up a Trump policy instead of some trivial outrage of the day.

My guess is that his handful of carefully curated 'news' sources never bring that up either.

If it ain't on the Drudge Report it ain't on the Paul Report.

Gregory

Wow indeed.

The guy had a breakdown, punch... and his role in the campaign had been lessened.

It's not like Vince Foster, is it?

Walt

And some fresh food for "no voter fraud" Emery.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/report-new-york-city-voters-wrongly-receive-mail-in-ballots-labeled-for-military-use/

paul emery

Scenes

It reflects on the type of person that hired to manage his campaign until recently. It certainly manifests itself in the pathetic poll numbers Trump has accumulated to date.

Another day gone by and still no movement towards Trump. Even the dearly loved Rasmussen has him in the skids with new numbers showing Trump down by 11 in the latest poll. On Sept 11 he had an job approval of +4. Now three weeks later he's down by 11. that's a drop of 15 in two weeks. The end is near

https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history

Gregory

Punchy, you ignorant slut.

The raspy approval index isn't what you're portraying.

Gregory

Sept 11th, Trump's approval was 48%.
Today, it's 46%.
That's down 2%.

I guess reading charts are not your forte.

Paul Emery

Here you go Gregory-Rasmussen job approval index

28-Sep-20 -11 37% 48% 46% 53%
25-Sep-20 -2 42% 44% 52% 48%
24-Sep-20 -1 42% 43% 52% 48%
23-Sep-20 -4 40% 44% 50% 49%
22-Sep-20 -2 41% 43% 50% 49%
21-Sep-20 0 42% 42% 51% 48%
18-Sep-20 +4 44% 40% 53% 46%

Anything else you might need? Here's even the link
https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history

The Estonian Fox

Boy, am I out of touch on the Handmaid's Tale. I thought the white cap was an IFR practice hood. And the red flight suit meant she was an active pilot in China (red's a lucky color there). I guess I go to the back of the line.

Paul Emery

Here's the rest

17-Sep-20 -3 39% 42% 51% 48%
16-Sep-20 -1 40% 41% 52% 46%
15-Sep-20 -4 38% 42% 51% 48%
14-Sep-20 -3 40% 43% 51% 48%
11-Sep-20 -7 38% 45% 48% 51%

Paul Emery

My mistake Gregory. thanks for correcting me. the date of comparison was Sept 18 when it was +4 now it's -11. thanks for catching my error. 14 point drop in 10 days. what a dive!!! Worse than I thought. Pretty grim.

Gregory

Punchy, you ignorant shut.

The "index" is not a job approval number... it is a measure of how many strong supporters he has vs strong detractors.

The 4th number in the row is the job approval of the day.

scenes

Paul: "It reflects on the type of person that hired to manage his campaign until recently."

So basically people should not hire employees with depression problems? or any kind of mild mental illness?

Perhaps what we could do in Paul Land is to give thorough tests for such things and make sure none of these people ever get a job. It probably explains all the new homeless folks you see around. All of the potential bosses think like Mr. Emery.

As usual, the empathy of the radical Left is lacking. It goes no further than what is required to attain and keep power.

Don Bessee

He ain't the pony tail of ignorance for nothing -LOL
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For example on the tax issue and the woke media lies - Read and get educated crack kvmr news guy -

A headline in the Associated Press summary of the Times story declares: “TRUMP PAID JUST $750 IN TAXES IN BOTH 2016 and 2017.”

But that’s not true. According to the Times, Trump initially paid $1 million to the Treasury in 2016 and $4.2 million in 2017.

According to the New York Times, Trump paid millions when he filed for an extension in those years and later used business investment tax credits to reduce his tax bills to just $750. The paper says the president did not get a refund for the overpayment. Instead, the extra money will get applied to future tax bills. So the real story here is Trump apparently overpaid his taxes in his first years in the White House.

By the way, Trump has been donating his entire presidential salary back to the government. And this does not reduce his taxes for that income. So Trump is taxed on income he sends back to the government. But he had tax credits in 2016 and 2017 that essentially reduce his tax liability to zero.

According to the New York Times, Trump paid millions when he filed for an extension in those years and later used business investment tax credits to reduce his tax bills to just $750. The paper says the president did not get a refund for the overpayment. Instead, the extra money will get applied to future tax bills. So the real story here is Trump apparently overpaid his taxes in his first years in the White House.

By the way, Trump has been donating his entire presidential salary back to the government. And this does not reduce his taxes for that income. So Trump is taxed on income he sends back to the government. But he had tax credits in 2016 and 2017 that essentially reduce his tax liability to zero.

To begin with, investing more money into a business than is taken out is not a sign of a lack of business acumen. If it were, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos would be regarded as the world’s biggest business failure. Amazon lost money in the first 17 quarters—four and one-quarter years—after it went public. In 2017 and 2018, Amazon paid no taxes because it had so many loss carry-forwards and other tax credits.

As well, it is not unusual for a successful commercial real estate developer to have a very low tax bill. The tax code grants developers enormous write-offs for interest payments on debt used to finance the acquisition or construction of commercial buildings and the ability to carry-forward losses to offset future income. Developers are also allowed to reduce their income by the amount of depreciation of their properties for decades after they are purchased, creating paper losses that reduce taxes owed but do not have a real financial cost.

Under our tax code, ordinary business expenses can be deducted in the year they are incurred. But when a business pays for a long-lasting item expected to produce income–like machinery, vehicles, or an apartment building–it is considered a capital investment. Instead of getting to write-off the cost all at once, the business is required to write it off over the course of decades. After the 1986 tax reforms, this was set at 27.5 years for residential real estate. In tax lingo, this is called “depreciation.”

Importantly, an asset is not necessarily losing value just because it is “depreciating.” The depreciation gets recorded as a reduction to income but this is just a time-delayed recouping of the original price paid for a business asset, not an indication of an economic loss.

But the Times’ story does indicate that Trump made enough money between 1995 and 2005 to have “burned through” $1 billion of tax-loss carry-forwards stemming from the New York City real-estate crash. Those losses could have been applied to reduce income for up to 18 years, but Trump made so much money that they were exhausted in just a decade.

Then he made even more money.

“For 2005 through 2007, cash from licensing deals and endorsements filled Mr. Trump’s bank accounts with $120 million in pure profit. With no prior-year losses left to reduce his taxable income, he paid substantial federal income taxes for the first time in his life: a total of $70.1 million,” the Times‘ wrote.

According to the Times, however, most of Trump’s income comes from his “fame” rather than his business skills. The fame money includes income from his 50 percent share of The Apprentice and income from contractors who pay to use Trump’s name. Why this doesn’t count as evidence of “financial acumen” is never really explained. But it allows the Times to focus on “chronic losses,” even as Trump reported fame income of $427.4 million through 2018. (The Times also reports “$176.5 million in profit came to him through his investment in two highly successful office buildings.”)

The Times reports that Trump initially paid $95 million in taxes over the 18 years of tax returns it reviewed.

He poured a lot of that income back into his real estate business – building his collection of golf courses from just four back in 2004 to 15 – and turning the Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C., into the Trump International Hotel, according to the New York Times. These investments would generate considerable non-cash depreciation deductions as well as deductions for actual cash expenses for mortgage payments and operational expenses.

The Times‘ story said that Trump has earned enough to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into his properties. The Times wrote:

Consider the results at his largest golf resort, Trump National Doral, near Miami. Mr. Trump bought the resort for $150 million in 2012; through 2018, his losses have totaled $162.3 million. He has pumped $213 million of fresh cash into Doral, tax records show, and has a $125 million mortgage balance coming due in three years.

https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2020/09/28/carney-the-new-york-times-attack-on-trumps-financial-acumen-is-nonsense/

;-)

Gregory

scenes, just don't test for iq. Can't do it, legally.

scenes

Uh oh.
"Authorities in WI are now taking measures to prepare for an announcement in Kenosha"
https://mobile.twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1310695360508166145

Should the Broad Street businesses board up? Paul?

Gregory: "scenes, just don't test for iq. Can't do it, legally."

Is there a workplace law version of that? I thought it was just for black children in California. There's that racist cultural component thing to pictures of triangles and boxes and whatnot.

Gregory

It used to be common to give job applicants "aptitude tests" similar to IQ... but they were quashed...you can only test for knowledge pertaining to the job you're hiring for.

Don Bessee

So oh great pony tail of ignorance have you educated yourself with my 510???

Emery,
Emery,
Emery,

;-)

Paul Emery

Agreed Gregory. 4:55

Why do you think he has had such a dramatic loss of strong support in just a few days?

Paul Emery

Thought trump was a multi billionaire, at least that’s what he said. What happened or was that a lie?

Gregory

No dramatic losses to be seen, Punch. It's just ups and downs, as usual.

Take off your asshat and look outside. It's a lovely day.

George Rebane

Wait for it people; PaulE is going to tell us all what was illegal and illegitimate about Trump's taxes as reported by the NYT, a fake news outfit that will not substantiate the source of its claims, nor give anyone else enough information to do an independent audit of same. That used to be known as a journalistic lynching, and I guess it still is. But never fear, Paul will explain it all. (cue the crickets)

Don Bessee

More bad news for the TDS set to ignore -

In late June, Biden held a double-digit advantage, besting Trump 52 percent to 39 percent. His lead reduced to ten points in August (51 percent to 41 percent) and nine percent in early September (51 percent to 42 percent).

Biden’s lead narrows even further among likely voters, 50 percent to 45 percent, down from a seven-point advantage the former vice president held earlier in the month.

Trump enjoys a slight advantage among independent voters, specifically, leading his challenger 43 percent to 41 percent. He also has an edge in key swing counties, as Monmouth reported:

Geographically, Biden has also lost his advantage among voters living in swing counties – the counties where either Trump or Hillary Clinton won the vote by less than 10 points in 2016. Voter preferences in these counties now stands at 47% Trump and 46% Biden, whereas the challenger held a 47% to 40% edge earlier this month. Other demographic trends are fairly stable.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/monmouth-university-poll-biden-50-trump-44/

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/wisconsin-poll-biden-lead-narrows-as-trump-gains-in-badger-state/

;-)

Don Bessee

Coordinated attack? -

The Minneapolis Police Department said 911 lines "are not operational nationwide" but provided few other details. The issues extended to departments in many states, including Minnesota, Delaware, Arizona, Indiana, Colorado and Pennsylvania.

“ATTENTION: The 911 lines are not operational nationwide. This is for phone calls and text messaging. If you need police, fire or emergency medical assistance in Minneapolis, please call 612-348-2345. We will advise when this issue is fixed," the department said.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/police-report-911-emergency-call-service-outages-in-multiple-states

;-)

Don Bessee

Tru dat! -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/exclusive-kayleigh-mcenany-media-desperately-trying-to-smear-trump-who-has-already-donated-1-4-million-of-salary-to-government/

;-)

Bill Tozer

Coordinated attack? -

Release the racoons.

Aggressive Raccoon Attacks ‘Multiple News Crews’ Outside White House

https://www.dailywire.com/news/aggressive-raccoon-attacks-multiple-news-crews-outside-white-house

I love feel good.stories. Mother Natur is very angry at the lamestream media, the Enemy of the People

D

Now we know why Trump kisses up to Erdowan, Duterte,MBS, et Al. Money,money,money. Going to be a fun debate. For every bullshit statement Trump makes, Biden just has to respond, "How about those taxes?" Hunter Biden got paid by a foreign company? Trump gets paid by shithole foreign leaders- game over.
Impeach!

Scott O

So Paul - you said Trump was 'busted' on his taxes per the release by the NYTs.
Do you still stand by that and why?
Waiting.

Scott O

Paul - "Thought trump was a multi billionaire, at least that’s what he said."
Where is your proof he isn't?

paul emery

What is a "credible" news service scenes in your opinion?

Show-Me Kid

Will Paul Emery release his tax returns to the public? And how many gigs did he get paid for in cash that he did not report to the IRS?

Show-Me Kid

And just for fun, let's see Hunter Biden's tax returns for all that money he was paid by the Chinese...

Don Bessee

I dont know but it looks like d@757 is giving the pony tail of ignorance a run for his money!!

;-)

Bill Tozer

"We should be angry at the journos for many reasons, but forcing us to talk about this boring, worthless Trump taxes story for 24 hours is top of the list today"

https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1310679860130570251?

Bill Tozer

The walls are really closing in on Trump this time!


@BuckSexton

"That liberal journos have been so catastrophically wrong about Trump on so many different issues for 4 years without ever having any embarrassment or remorse is really almost a superpower"

https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1310393785160028161?

paul emery

Why whould I respond to anyone that won;t even reveal their real name.
Show Me why I should.

Don Bessee

Or a group think sociopathic affliction @ 844 LOL

;-)

paul emery

Scott

Same question to you. What do you consider to be a credible news source?

Don Bessee

Not you @917!!! ROFLOL!

;-)

Don Bessee

Why the socialist dems and criminals have a lot in common, they just think they are so special and above all the stupid deplorables -

Cops found a number for the suspect and notified Edwards about the lost wallet.

Edwards agreed to meet at a Winter Haven 7-Eleven gas station, and told cops he would be arriving by white motorcycle.

Officers in a helicopter tracked Edwards above, and cops arrested him in the parking lot.

“We may have forgot to mention we were deputies though. Silly us,” said PCSO in a Facebook post on Sunday regarding the arrest.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/good-samaritan-turns-in-wallet-leading-to-arrest-of-central-florida-man-for-meth-trafficking

;-)

paul emery

Here's the grim details .

Trump is now in the win column in 270towin's compilation of state polling sources. Trump has to win all tossups plus flip a Biden State to win. Looks worse by the day for Trump. Time is running out.

https://www.270towin.com/maps/biden-trump-polling-map

Walt

Enjoy, "No voter fraud Emery.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/28/project-veritas-releases-another-ilhan-omar-video-showing-cash-for-votes-harvesting-scheme/
"The video then shows the ballot harvester instructing the voter on how to fill out the form, and then offering him money for his pocket.

On screen on the video released by Project Veritas, text appears and then says that another ballot harvester on another tape admitted to getting $800 for his ballot. Then the video plays the tape of a person identified as Osman Ali Dahquane saying he does not care if it is “illegal,” and claiming to have gotten $800 for his ballot."

But you stay in your corner and fondle your poll.

Don Bessee

Bidens blue mob is coming to town board up the windows! -

Cleveland businesses boarding up to prepare for rioters ahead of presidential debate

https://www.foxnews.com/us/cleveland-rioters-debate

;-)

Gregory

Four years ago Paul was saying, with the big shit eating grin, that Trump was dead meat and the GOP needed to change candidates and begin the long road back to relevancy.
Give up, the election would be a disaster.

Paul is as resistant to reality now as he was then.

Walt

Does our resident BLM supporter have anything to say?
https://www.foxnews.com/media/car-trump-supporters-ny-times
"Tatiana Turner was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after she allegedly tried to plow through a group of pro-Trump demonstrators."

Emery sure wa upset that some BLM cardboard was accosted and damaged.

Don Bessee

Hey look, the UK is doing its own 1776 project to deny the schools to leftist revisionist history! Its good to neuter the socialist fascists' thought police!

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/09/28/uk-ban-teaching-anti-capitalism-schools/

;-)

Scott O

So it looks like Paul is still pure BS. Shows up here throwing rocks and refuses to back up what he claims to be true.
He claims Trump is 'busted' but can't say what for or why.

Bill Tozer

Money quote:

“There is actually no instance of Project Veritas using “selectively edited video,” but that is the Democratic Party line, faithfully parroted by a Democratic Party news outlet.”

LOCAL PRESS RUNS INTERFERENCE ON VOTER FRAUD IN MINNESOTA

The Star Tribune reluctantly reports on Project Veritas’s explosive video on voter fraud in Minnesota. Mostly, the Strib runs interference for its party, starting with the headline: “Trump seizes on conservative group’s claim of fraud in Minneapolis election.” When Republicans “seize” or “pounce,” you know Democrats are short on answers.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/local-press-runs-interference-on-voter-fraud-in-minnesota.php


Bill Tozer

‘Rallying to Protect Admissions Standards at America’s Best Public High School’

“As in so many policy areas, the battle over TJ has been affected by the culture-war fallout from the May 25th killing of George Floyd and the weeks of protests and violence that followed. Social-justice advocates argue that pursuing equitable outcomes in all areas is now more urgent than ever. But even before this year’s tumult, K-12 students across the United States have had their curricula diluted by the injection of materials promoting concepts such as white privilege, systemic racism, structural inequity, and white supremacy. The battle unfolding around TJ—as with similarly selective institutions in New York City and elsewhere—shows how these ideological trends pose a special threat to the integrity and quality of America’s best public schools. Their survival as citadels of excellence now rests largely with hastily organized groups of amateur activists—such as the ones I stood with this week in Alexandria, holding American flags and home-made signs with slogans such as “Individual merit, not group identity,” “Reward hard work,” and “Don’t gamble with childrens’ futures! Save STEM Education at TJ.”

https://quillette.com/2020/09/23/rallying-to-protect-admissions-standards-at-americas-best-public-high-school/


Bill Tozer

This whole tax thang seems so eerily familiar. Wasn’t there once a businessman running for Prez who had yet to release his taxes when the Senate Majority leader stood on the Senate floor and declared that the filthy rich nominee hadn’t paid any taxes in ten years. Ten years! And that’s why he won’t release his taxes!

So, the charge was leveled by the Majority leader knowing he had zero proof of what he was saying, zero evidence presented, and knew it was a big fat lie. It was about the exact same time Mitt overtook Obama in the polls. What a coincidence.
——
Headline: Harry Reid on Attacking Koch Brothers, Romney's Tax Record: No Regrets; "Romney Didn't Win, Did He?"

BASH (on camera): So no regrets about Mitt Romney, about the Koch brothers? Because some people have even called it McCarthy-ite.

REID: Well, they can call it whatever they want. Romney didn't win, did he?

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/03/31/harry_reid_on_attacking_koch_brothers_romneys_tax_record_no_regrets_romney_didnt_win_did_he.html

And that my friends is politics. As the Ragin Cajun said, “Politics is bare knuckle sport.

scenes

re: Bill@3:56AM (Good Lord!) and Project Veritas.

The first phrase in their Wikipedia entry:

"Project Veritas is an American right-wing activist group founded by James O'Keefe in 2010.[1][2][3][4] The group uses undercover techniques to reveal supposed liberal bias and corruption[1] and is known for producing deceptively edited videos about media organizations and left-leaning groups"

'supposed', 'deceptively'. lol. Change it and I bet the changes are backed out within minutes. The Ministry of Truth is forever watchful.

It would be an interesting exercise to have a website that picked up MSM articles and rewrote them without the editorializing. Some would utterly disappear but a person could probably pick up enough to do a decent news summary. That just leaves the purposefully left-out news, but the same could be done with the altnews sources.

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This is enough reason to vote for Trump. Biden would slam the craziness back into place again in a New York minute.

"Tomorrow I was supposed to present a keynote, Unapologetically Black: Afro-Latinx Culture and Identity to the National Credit Union Administration, a federal agency. Today less than 24 hours, due to the executive order that 45 signed 10 days ago my gig was canceled...."

https://twitter.com/rosaclemente/status/1310723656260243458

and it isn't just that these people are grifters. We're on a crux where things could fall either way.

Gregory

Toes o' dark 30

Melatonin and maybe diphenhydramine (Benadryl) might help.

Walt

It's about time Emery tris to back up his dogma from his goto site "Rawsewage".com It's still early .

Paul Emery

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What do you consider to be a credible news service?

Paul Emery

Penn. is one of the states Trump needs to flip. Newest poll has Biden up by 9. Pretty sad situation for you Trumpers.

"Former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a 9-point lead over President Donald Trump in the critical battleground of Pennsylvania, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll released ahead of Tuesday night’s presidential debate.

The poll shows the president with 45 percent support compared with Biden’s 54 percent among likely voters polled, a sizable advantage for the Democratic nominee in a state Trump won in 2016 by less than a single percentage point. The survey comes five weeks out from Election Day, and hours before the two candidates are set to square off for the first time on a debate stage.

Pennsylvania was one of a trio of Rust Belt states that, after voting for Democratic presidential nominees for years, flipped for Trump in 2016 thanks at least in part to his strength with working-class voters. But Biden, who grew up in Scranton, Pa., has consistently polled well in the state, making its 20 electoral votes a top target for his campaign."

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/29/poll-joe-biden-pennsylvania-422844

Bill Tozer

Little Piglet speaks, and more hogwash. Yep, he was referring only to the white looters, not violence committed by BIPOC.

David Hogg Apologizes For Condemning Violence By Non-White People: ‘It’s Not My Place’

https://www.dailywire.com/news/david-hogg-apologizes-for-condemning-violence

Todd Juvinall

The GOP internals will make Paul Emery once agfian look like a fool as he did in 2016. Tonight we are going to the debate with others to cheer on the man.

Paul Emery

That's good ol' Todd folks who predicted a Red Wave in the House in '18. Dems won over 30 seats.

Robert Cross

I just love watching you 'tightie-righties' squirm to defend the most corrupt president in American history. The fake news excuse is really getting stale especially when you use propaganda sites like Breitbart and Fox for support. Why not just cut to the chase. You need something new like 'who cares if he is a crook, I just like his $70k hair-do and he is dumber than a box of rocks, and that's enough for me. Party is more important than country anyway.'

I will respond to your rebuttals in advance, "squirm squirm squirm.. goombah goombah goombah." You people just get funnier by the minute.

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Paul Emery: "What do you consider to be a credible news service?"

I'll actually respond to one of your many questions.

No doubt, mostly from Democracy Now! (I keed, I keed). Of course, if you guys dropped your syndicated 'news' show, the spice would quit flowing to the station.

It depends on the thing. When possible, I make an effort to go to original documents and raw footage. You won't learn a thing about the Blue Mob riots in Portland, etc. by watching the news, it's all on youtube and twitter from individuals. The best riot footage is skipping through the long-form (5+ hours!) of multi-stream raw footage on youtube from some users. So...raw video, original documents or leaks, actual video of political figures without the editing.

National news, usually from the 'world news' section of foreign newspapers. Not only do they avoid the editorializing but they also don't fixate on Trump (like, well, you do). You'd hardly know that there was a fooferaw going on in Armenia right now unless you go to page 12 of US sources. Singapore isn't a bad source given English language and a lack of a dog in the fight.

For editorials, the privately produced youtube videos by reasonable left-wing folks like Bret Weinstein. Libertarian short-takes by someone like styxhexenhammer. Traditionalist talk by someone like Carl Benjamin (Sargon). The more radical right wingers are too repetitive plus they've all been kicked off of the communications monopolies in any case. Free speech is an illusion these days. The Right talks about the state of the world and how it sucks, the Left talks about Trump Trump Trump. It's just like here.

Occasionally someones blog, but mostly for entertainment.

When something happened in the last half hour, it's hard to beat 4chan. They're always looking for something to mock. Same with zerohedge.

What I don't think is worth the time, although I get tricked now and again, NYT, the smoking remnants of the news/life magazines (compare a Harpers from 1970 to a current one), TV of any kind. The combination of modern MSM journalists' insane politics with their age, likely a side effect of declining budgets, makes reading their work rather useless.

For instance, compare the tone of these two:

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/democrats-attack-trump-on-taxes-ahead-of-first-debate-with-biden

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/28/us/donald-trump-taxes-apprentice.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

You're blind if you can't see the difference.

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Robert Cross@9:28AM

Thanks for your input.

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery | 29 September 2020 at 09:02 AM
Oh my I think Paul Emery has dementia. He predicted a Trump and Republican wipeout in 2016 and he was totally wrong. As far as 2018 I was happy to see the R's retain the Senate and now we get to appoint another conservative on the SCOTUS giving us a 6-3 wipeout of Paul Emery.

Robert Cross | 29 September 2020 at 09:28 AM
Thanks for admitting Obama was the most corrupt President in American history. And his consigliere, Biden is now in the position of second worst. I recall Obama's babe spending millions to go to Spain and all those days her hubby was frolicking with Hillary on September 11, 2012.

Walt

Bobby Sue? Is that really you? That's "jon" puke you just spewed forth.

Biden has something to hide. Refuses to be checked for electronic "help". Demands a break every 30 minutes. Trump can go the full 90, and not break a sweat.

And Emery back to his TROLL questions. "credible news"? Well, you sure don't fit the bill.

George Rebane

We note again that those of the Left denigrate messengers, but have nothing to say about the veracity of any given message, something that might give substance to their snark. Twas ever thus.

Don Bessee

The first campaign to hide in the basement and refuse to answer question or do a real press conference. Well it could be they have no defense of their platform and stated positions. Snowflakes? Scaredie cats? Cowards? OR fill in your own. -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-doesnt-take-questions-raleigh-speech-supreme-court

;-)

Don Bessee

This is what keeps team lefty up at night and why they look so nervous in public, note that Trump us up 15 points in african american likely voters. So creepy grampa joe only has 65% to srillary's 80%. Thats going to have a big down ticket impact. -

Trump’s ‘secret voters’ may give him an edge: analysts
Analysts suggest Trump may be leading Biden in SCOTUS nomination, gun ownership and the African American vote

In addition, the firm believes that lead will shrink further ahead of Election Day. The analysts also think Trump’s “secret voters” are not accounted for, meaning the race is already tighter than it appears.

Investors looking to position for a Trump win should look at financials, metals, energy and industrials, the analysts said. Meanwhile, a Biden win could benefit growth and tech stocks.

Trump in 2016 outperformed the Sept. 20 RealClearPolitics average in the six battleground states of Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin by 4 points. He won all six states despite the average showing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tied or leading in five.

A 2016 exit poll conducted by CNN found 70% of voters thought the Supreme Court was a key issue and those who said so favored Trump 49 to 47.

A separate CNN exit poll from 2018 found 46% of voters lived in a household that owned at least one gun and voted Republican by a 61%-to-36% margin, according to the analysts. Of the 5 million Americans that became first-time gun owners during the first seven months of this year, 40% were women.

Additionally, the polls show Biden leading among African American voters by 65 points, down from Clinton’s 80-point margin in 2016.

The analysts also see off-campus learning due to COVID-19, a smaller independent vote and voter registration trends favoring Trump.

https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/trump-secret-voters-edge-stock-market-wells-fargo

;-)

Don Bessee

The turks are getting out of hand -

Armenia says one of its fighter jets was shot down by a Turkish jet in a major escalation of the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The Armenian foreign ministry said the pilot of the Soviet-made SU-25 died after being hit by the Turkish F-16 in Armenian air space.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54345622

;-)

Walt

Emery was/is so giddy about Trump's(supposed) tax records being leaked.. So Emery supports criminal activity?
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-tax-history-scalise
"Democrats “don’t care” that “somebody clearly must have broken the law” to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, GOP House Minority Whip Steve Scalise told “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Tuesday."

Any comment Emery? No one bad thing to say about ANTIFA and their criminal behavior, to this.

Don Bessee

Flip flop on allowing inspection for an ear piece and ALSO WANTS BREAKS! WTF! -

Joe Biden’s (D) team has reportedly rejected the Trump campaign’s request to have the former vice president’s ears inspected for an electronic device prior to Tuesday night’s debate despite agreeing to the proposal just days ago.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/29/joe-biden-reverses-course-declines-to-have-ears-inspected-pre-debate-despite-agreeing-days-ago/

;-)

Walt

Ya Don,, Gotta have a voice in his ear coaching.
"Get back on track Joe,, your wondering off!" " It's Tue. night, and your running for President... NOT the Senate.."

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"Joe Biden’s (D) team has reportedly rejected the Trump campaign’s request to have the former vice president’s ears inspected"

Aha, that's what Joey Fingers was doing to all of those wimmen.

The stakes are large enough, I wonder what kind of device they might invent? Subcutaneous? Encrypted signals on some odd frequency?

Truth is you'd have to go back to Nixon to find someone who can speak intelligently on policy for any length of time, but Trump really is remarkable at speaking without notes. Even his detractors should admit that.

Seriously, a Joe Rogan interview with the two of them would have been a far superior answer, but the political folks want Rock'em Sock'em Spambots up there with the occasional knock out gotcha. I'm afraid the format is better suited to the KVMR Action News Team than it is to me. I'm sure I'll hear all about it later.

Gregory

Db 1127am

Interesting numbers in the article... I've been adding 4% to trump's polling as a wild ass guess to account for shy responders. 4.0% it is, or at least was in '16.

Don Bessee

Good estimate G. The idea that a republican is tracking at 35% likely african american voters would have been unthinkable not that long ago but it shows the impact of of policy over socialist dem racist charges.

;-)

Don Bessee

Lookie there the hat trick -

President Trump received his third 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination in September, this time from a group of Australian law professors.

“What he has done with the Trump Doctrine is that he has decided he would no longer have America involved in endless wars, wars which achieve nothing but the killing of thousands of young Americans and enormous debts imposed on America," Australian legal scholar David Flint told Sky News Australia on Sunday. "He's reducing America's tendency to get involved in any and every war."

TRUMP GETS A SECOND NOBEL PEACE PRIZE NOMINATION AFTER SERBIA-KOSOVO DEAL

Flint praised the president's role in brokering a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

"What Trump did is he went ahead and negotiated against all advice, but he did it with common sense," Flint told the outlet. "He negotiated directly with the Arab states concerned and Israel and brought them together."

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-third-nobel-nomination-doctrine

;-)

Bill Tozer

Daily Quotes and maybe a meme

Upright: “If you’ve always had your income tax withheld by your employer, and you normally get a refund, you probably don’t hate the IRS nearly as much as you should. This is by design.” —Matt Walsh

For the record: “[Amy Coney Barrett’s] very existence repudiates the left’s binary thinking about womanhood, that women have to deny what makes women different from men to achieve professionally. And that’s why they hate her.” —Joy Pullmann

Braying jackass: “Just about everything that America believes in and stands for when it comes to issues like health care and labor rights and LBGTQ rights and women’s rights, Judge Barrett stands against all of that. … Justice Ginsburg must be turning over in her grave up in heaven to see that the person they chose seems to be intent on undoing all the things that Ginsburg did. I will strongly, strongly, strongly oppose this nomination.” —Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

Demo-gogue: “Already the president and his party have decided to ignore Justice Ginsburg’s final wish.” —Senator Kamala Harris

Political theater: “Clarence Thomas should recuse himself if the Supreme Court has to decide the election.” —Washington Post columnist Colbert I. King, who implies Justice Thomas has a vendetta stemming from Joe Biden’s character assassination of him in 1991

The smoking gun! “Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has close ties to a charismatic Christian group that holds men are divinely ordained as the ‘head’ of the family.” —Associated Press (“For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.” —Ephesians 5:23)

Non compos mentis: “This president appears to have over $400 million in debt. To whom? Different countries? What is the leverage they have? So, for me, this is a national security question.” —House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Trump’s taxes

And last… “I wonder if Hunter Biden ever paid taxes on the $3.5 Million he got from the Mayor of Moscow’s wife?” —Charlie Kirk

https://patriotpost.us/memes/73764-good-luck-with-that-2020-09-28?

Bill Tozet

Addendum

“Justice Ginsburg must be turning over in her grave up in heaven to see that the person they chose seems to be intent on undoing all the things that Ginsburg did. I will strongly, strongly, strongly oppose this nomination.” —Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

They have graves up in heaven?

Walt

Those camera guys are pretty good.
As Joementia wonders the stage, it sure won't be hard to
get a good look inside those ears in high def.

Bill Tozer

‘US intel referred Clinton campaign to FBI, alleging it concocted Russia collusion story’

US intelligence believed Clinton plot to 'stir up a scandal' was a 'means of distracting the public from her use of a private mail server.'

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/us-intel-referred-clinton-campaign-fbi-alleging-it
—————
Found it! The Smoking Gun.

https://patriotpost.us/articles/73768-the-nyts-misfire-on-trumps-taxes-2020-09-28

Trump may owe 73 million or a 100 million fine, or after 10 years of audits, Trump may owe nothing and keep the Obama check for 73 million.

There may be improprieties in Trump’s tax returns and there may not be. After 10 years of a deep drive audit by the IRS into Trump’s returns, maybe something, anything, might emerge.

Don Bessee

Whos the cheep skate? -

Joe Biden Gave 1.5% of Income to Charity in 2019; Trump Gave Entire Salary to Government

The Times noted that Trump had paid millions to the U.S. Treasury but rolled that forward to future tax years.

The Bidens have been criticized in the past for paltry giving, though they gave more in recent years. In 2008, ABC News reported that they had given only $369 per year, on average, for the previous decade. They had never given more than $995 in any given year.

President Trump has donated his entire salary to the U.S. since taking office. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told Breitbart News that Trump has given $1.4 million in salary to the federal government.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/29/joe-biden-gave-1-5-of-income-to-charity-in-2019-trump-gave-entire-salary-to-government/

;-)

George Rebane

re BillT 1244pm - NancyP has again shown that she is innumerate and a blithering idiot to boot. Anything that departs from cynical leftwing political machinations is foreign to her. Someone worth over $10B owing $400M to various creditors is inconsequential; most consumers carry a larger percentage of debt to net worth than that. And for Trump to be accused of being a national security risk because of that is beyond ludicrous. What is more worrisome is all the millions of Democrat voters who are also dumb enough to take Pelosi's words seriously - now those guys in a voting booth are a real national security threat.

Bill Tozer

Biden’s Texas Political Director Implicated in Massive Mail-In Ballot Harvesting Scheme in Harris County

https://amgreatness.com/2020/09/28/bidens-texas-political-director-implicated-in-massive-mail-in-ballot-harvesting-scheme-in-harris-county/

Don Bessee

Whos got the mo? We do! I know its too much detail for the TDS set but if they do read the details it will curdle their lunch! -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/29/trumps-four-tiered-pathway-back-into-white-house-with-electoral-college-victory-widens/

;-)

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