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Impeaching Trump to deny the stupid voters the chance to choose him

Whatever you do, don’t give the voters a choice

It seems a major reason for impeaching Donald Trump “no matter what” is to make sure that even if the majority of American voters wanted to get him back in office, they will not get that choice. After all, if Trump incited a violent coup against a legitimately elected government, and it was broadcast every night on prime time sympathetic news for the next four years, how could he ever win again? What population would be insane enough to vote for that?

Hypothetically, though, imagine a government was elected through late night vote dumps, fake ballots, dead votes and electronic flipping? That same government would surely be vulnerable and possibly afraid that if word were to spread,  protests would mount and State legislatures might be forced to fix the gaping holes in the system – at least in some states. All of which might give the cheated leader a chance to be re-elected.

David Catron had the same thought, and notes Rep. Al Green (A democrat from Texas)  explained why they tried the first impeachment:

I’m concerned if we don’t impeach this president, he will get re-elected. If we don’t impeach him, he will say he’s been vindicated. He will say the Democrats had an overwhelming majority in the House and they didn’t take up impeachment. He will say that we had a constitutional duty to do it if it was there, and we didn’t. He will say he’s been vindicated … Here’s what I say, we’re confronting a constitutional crisis as I speak to you…. We must impeach him.

No hiding that there then.

Though there are other advantages. The Democrats can pretend there is a reason, sort of, for keeping tens of thousands of the National Guard on site in Washington long after the inauguration riots that never happened. A deployment that has cost more than $500 million. Was the real reason the National Guard was there to deter any protests at the 40 Executive Orders signed in sweeping reforms, or the purge of the military to remove wrongthink?

Don’t let the stupid voters hear dangerous points of view either

Ouch: Tucker Carlson on the personality type that wins power and gets more violent.

But it’s not censorship, “it’s harm reduction”.

“When they come for you they will talk like social workers”

 

Apparently the last thing Democrats want is to give the voters democracy.

 

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188 comments to Impeaching Trump to deny the stupid voters the chance to choose him

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    Yonniestone

    A certain psychological profile is both a bad loser and winner, these types can be very clever and hyper emotional when things don’t or even look like not going to their plans, they have infested politics, activism, agencies, charities, councils, education, unions, bureaucracies, and any other public funded institution you can think of.

    The sooner normal people realise there is no amount of compensating that will make them stop the better our lives will be.

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      OldOzzie

      Impeachment-crazed Dems fight like hell against their favorite phrase

      “Fight like hell.”

      According to Democrat impeachment managers trying Donald J. Trump, these three words are the smoking gun that should propel the Senate to convict the former president of “incitement of insurrection” before the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot.

      House Democrats invoked that phrase 23 times during Wednesday’s arguments, as The Congressional Record indicates. Lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin of Maryland used “fight like hell” twice in his opening statement against the man he named “the Inciter-in-Chief.” California’s Eric Swalwell said that Trump issued “a call to arms…march to the Capitol and ‘fight like hell.”’

      “We fight like hell,” Trump told that afternoon’s Save America Rally on Washington’s Ellipse. “And if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore.”

      If these were rare words uttered by Trump and Trump alone, Democrats might have a leg on which to stand.

      Oops! They just fell over sideways.

      As these recent examples confirm, “fight like hell” is standard political rhetoric that Democrats use more promiscuously than sailors on shore leave.

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      OldOzzie

      Big Brother comes to America

      Experts in the US are calling for the creation of a Reality Czar. They mean a Ministry of Truth.

      At first I couldn’t believe what I was reading. A writer for the New York Times was enthusiastically supporting a call made by ‘several experts’ around the Biden administration to create a Reality Czar. Apparently, a Reality Czar is needed to counter the campaign of disinformation being pushed by bitter conservatives.

      The NYT commentator concedes that giving someone the authority to pronounce on what is and isn’t real ‘sounds a little dystopian’, but suggests it is warranted by the threat of ‘disinformation and domestic extremism’. The experts promoting the enthronement of a Reality Czar are unapologetic advocates of giving the government the power to decide what is true, what is real. They hope that the establishment of a reality task force ‘could become the tip of the spear for the federal government’s response to the reality crisis’.

      The NYT is not alone in demanding that the government take an active role in determining what is true. Recently, New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights published an alarmist report about the allegedly distorted perceptions held by millions of conservatives. Apparently, huge numbers of conservatives wrongly believe that their views are suppressed by digital platforms on partisan grounds. To prevent this view from gaining greater influence, the authors of the report call on the government to set up a ‘new Digital Regulatory Agency’. No doubt this agency would become another tip of a spear to be hurled at anyone who accuses the giant social-media companies of showing bias against the political right.

      The principal aim of the Stern Center’s report is to restore trust in the moral authority of the mainstream media in the US. It fears that millions of Americans no longer trust the media as a reliable source of information because they have bought into the belief that it is biased. It argues that people’s distrust of the media and their ‘wrong’ belief that social media are biased against conservatives will escalate in coming years, especially as social-media companies increase their ‘fact-checking’ operations.

      One of the experts cited by the NYT suggests the Biden administration should set up a Truth Commission. No doubt anyone who questioned the biases of a Biden-led Truth Commission would be written off as a dangerous extremist peddling disinformation.

      This all raises a very important question – who gets to decide what is real?

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        OriginalSteve

        And if you believe sonething thats not “true” , you are “insane” and should be incarcerated….for your own good of course.

        This is exactly what the Soviets used to do.

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        Harry Passfield

        When the left stand behind a lie and call it Truth they have a most insubstantial barricade.
        [the author]

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      OriginalSteve

      I think thecword may be psychopath, or at the least narsistic sociopath…..

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      OldOzzie

      Dems’ Next Plot Against Trump

      If Senate impeachment trial fails.

      With the Senate impeachment trial underway that is virtually certain to end in acquittal, the Democrats are already planning their next move against Donald Trump. They are looking to use an obscure clause in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution, written in the aftermath of the Civil War and aimed at disqualifying ex-Confederate rebels from public office, to bar Trump from holding any future public office. Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment allows for the disqualification of individuals from holding federal or state office who both previously (1) took an oath to support the U.S. Constitution as a federal or state government legislator or officer, and (2) then “shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.”

      The Democrats leading the charge on the Fourteenth Amendment gambit include Senators Tim Kaine of Virginia, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, and Dick Durbin of Illinois, along with Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Steve Cohen of Tennessee. They are being advised by leftist academics who believe that Congress has the unilateral power to pass a joint resolution invoking the Fourteenth Amendment’s disqualification provision against Trump. As far as the Trump-haters are concerned, it is perfectly all right to put aside due process and fundamental fairness, so long as Trump is barred from holding public office ever again.

      The Democrats’ unconstitutional Senate show trial is bad enough. The House’s lead impeachment manager has even gone so far as to suggest that Trump’s refusal to testify be used as an inference of guilt – precisely the opposite of the presumption of innocence and the Fifth Amendment’s protection against self-incrimination. But even that is not enough for the Trump-haters. Assuming the likely outcome of acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial on the incitement of insurrection charge, the Democrats want to further upend the Constitution by taking another bite at the apple. This time they want to do so by majority vote of both Democrat-controlled chambers under a perverted reading of the Fourteenth Amendment. They have one insurmountable problem. The Constitution includes a specific provision prohibiting bills of attainder (Article I, Section 9, paragraph 3).

      Bills of attainder have been described by the Supreme Court as legislative acts, “no matter what their form, that apply either to named individuals or to easily ascertainable members of a group in such a way as to inflict punishment on them without a judicial trial. . . .” The Court explained the rationale for prohibiting such bills of attainder in a case that dealt specifically with a statute barring certain individuals Congress deemed guilty of “subversive activities” from ever engaging in any federal government work, except as jurors or soldiers:

      There is a fundamental principle at stake here. The Democrats plotting yet another way to bar Donald Trump from holding any future public office are seeking retribution against Trump by any means they consider necessary. They believe that the end justifies the means. But that is not how the U.S. Constitution works. It has guardrails against abuses of power that trample on the rights of individuals. The Trump-haters’ obsession with the former president is so intense that they would first abuse the constitutional impeachment process and then twist the Fourteenth Amendment to prevent Trump from ever holding federal office again.

      This is an affront to the Constitution and to the right of voters to cast their votes for the candidate of their choice.

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        David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

        I suggest they be very careful in advertising, let alone activating, that part of the constitution. It just might come back and bite them where it hurts.
        I hope.
        Cheers
        Dave D

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        David Wojick

        Excellent analysis, OO.

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        truth

        If they have their way no one will know what’s real ever again….it will be like chasing a mirage.

        That’s what the education system is all about now…ensuring the next generation has no tools…knowledge …objective fact and ability to think for itself …or even the disequilibrium and curiosity required to want to know……because only with them crippled and nobbled … can the crimes of the journalist profession over recent decades and especially the last five years…be expunged from history….short of mass violent retribution against people who still have enough language facility to think …and discern.

        It’s easy to see how the Democrats and the Left worldwide were so insanely desperate to get rid of Trump…..since he was about to give parents ‘school choice’…which would have knocked many of the evil indoctrinators out of the ball park.

        But journalists and other Left wing pundits don’t want to wait for the education system to do its worst anyway…they want results now…so they’ll probably succeed in getting China’s sock puppet POTUS to do it for them…in conjunction with his Tech Tyrants.

        Like every Fabian strategy it will be ‘cloaked’ though….amongst other sheep’s clothing, in the Democrats’ ‘great love’ for the Constitution….even as they trash it 24/7 in the most fundamental ways.

        As far as your ‘majority vote in both chambers is concerned’..[ which sounds like our Double Dissolution so that our Senate and Reps can vote as one]….I think Mitch McConnell might have deliberately foreshadowed that or something similar today …when he suggested there were other ways for his Dem pals and others to stop Trump….and of course he would then give it his tick of approval because he has his own money funnel from Communist China to protect.

        No doubt he’s in a huddle with the rest of the China mob as we speak devising a plan.

        Having lost the first with the ‘insurrection’ vote…the Democrats may want to try the second of the 14th Amendment crimes against the Constitution’…..ie re an official ’who has given aid and comfort to the enemies thereof’.

        In a normal world that attempt wouldn’t even get to first base and would indict the Democrats themselves…individually and collectively…..as their money funnel connections to Communist China and the CCP and their ceding of control of 20% of America’s uranium reserves to Russia were revealed in detail in evidence…etc etc.

        Likewise their collusion with Russian and British spies to breach the Constitution by conspiring to spy not only on a new duly-elected President Trump….but to spy on innocent American citizens…..plus their blatant breach of the Constitution in making un-Constitutional changes to electoral laws that can only have been to facilitate fraud.

        The mysterious Seth Rich case might even be inconveniently canvassed.

        But in this post-normal … post freedom world …the junta that’s owned and controlled by…and beholden to the new rulers of America….the Tech and ‘too big-to-fail’ big money behemoths….and through those rulers now controls almost 100% of the means of communication of information and the fate of America’s wealth…will by its quid pro quo compliance become exponentially richer and more powerful every day that it’s in government.

        Consider the Trump organisation’s snowball’s chance of funding its core business …let alone anything political.

        On a smaller scale …..but big for us…..it’s exactly the same here in Australia…with our now apparently Socialist banks …..backed by the Greta-groveling Socialists at the Reserve Bank…all of them trawling through their books to find anyone with connections to the demon coal…so they can piously cut them loose.

        Likewise all of the Insurance industry without which investment in just about anything …is impossible.

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      OldOzzie

      Situation Update, Feb. 12 – America’s corporations transform into TERRORISTS against the people

      With the criminal tech giants now maliciously de-platforming James O’Keefe (Project Veritas), Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (Children’s Health Defense), Wayne Allen Root and anyone else who questions the false narratives of the totalitarian Left, we’ve entered a new, dark era where corporations now consider the American people to be their enemies.

      This also happens to be the same posture of the Biden regime, which also sees the American people as the enemy, since most Americans didn’t vote for Biden and know the election was rigged.

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      OldOzzie

      Nancy Pelosi Accused Of Corruption After Husband Caught In ‘Insider Trading’ Scheme

      The husband of Nancy Pelosi was caught buying up a million dollars in shares of electric car manufacturers just days before the Biden admiration announced that it would replace the federal government’s fleet with all electric vehicles.

      From Fox News:

      “Paul Pelosi bought 25 call options costing between $500,000 and $1 million, according to a financial disclosure dated Jan. 21 reviewed by FOX Business. The options, which were purchased on Dec. 22, give Paul Pelosi the right, but not the obligation, to purchase up to 2,500 Tesla shares at a price of $500 apiece before they expire on Mar. 18, 2022.”

      According to Reuters, Biden vowed to “replace the U.S. government’s fleet of roughly 650,000 vehicles with electric models” just 4 DAYS LATER!

      Coincidence? I think not.

      And this isn’t the first time the House Speaker has come under scrutiny for investment corruption. Back in 2008 she pulled the same sort of scam with Visa.

      CNN reports:

      “Pelosi bought stocks around the same time legislation involving those investments was being discussed…Pelosi and her husband participated in an initial public offering of Visa in 2008, according to CBS. They bought 5,000 shares at the initial price of $44; two days later, shares were trading at $64”

      Sounds like she’s an old hat at this game!

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        OldOzzie
        One of the oldest tricks in the book – and I believe its illegal.

        Why are so many politicians so rich – your example shows how.

        Pity that the electric vehicle caper will only end in tears. Lack of charging stations and range issues are just the start. Then we will have a huge loss as they devalue massively. But for the Dems who cares. They make out like bandits, claim they are helping the environment to boot, but its all a scam on the US public.

        Trump was many things but he never pulled such blatant stunts. He was already rich and did not need the money…

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        Hanrahan

        The husband of Nancy Pelosi was caught buying up a million dollars in shares of electric car manufacturers ….

        He actually bought options, magnifying profits and risks. But in this case, no risk, it’s all gravy.

        Until Burr was accused a year or so ago, insider trading was considered a perk of office: Everyone did it even if it was blatant. No one ratted on anyone else. How else are there so many millionaires in office? Some were rich, or married wealth before taking elected office but there is still the question – Why?

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      Richard Jenkins

      Disappointing this did not go to witnesses.
      Some apathetic people and rusted on Socialists may have seen facts the MSM ignore or misrepresent.
      The BLM and ANTIFA plans and emails before 6th are interesting.
      Police removing barricades.
      The whole process only achieved avoiding debate on 7 states.

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    David Maddison

    https://gellerreport.com/2021/02/capitol-break-in-preplanned.html/

    Evidence Shows Capitol Breach Was Pre-Planned, Proving Trump Did Not “Incite” and Congress Leadership Knew of Capitol Riot Days Before

    More to the point, it was leftist rioters who were behind the break in.

    Further, evidence seems to indicate Congress leadership knew of Capitol riot days before

    “Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) said that from the evidence coming out about the Capitol riot, it appears that congressional leadership had been aware of the planned attack ahead of time, but “did nothing” about it.”

    (SEE LINK FOR REST)

    Sounds almost like a rerun of the Reichstag fire.

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      Nadia bin Du Natan

      “Evidence Shows Capitol Breach Was Pre-Planned, Proving Trump Did Not “Incite” and Congress Leadership Knew of Capitol Riot Days Before

      More to the point, it was leftist rioters who were behind the break in.”

      Leftists sure? Though its kind of hard to prove a state of mind. But we can show the crisis actors. This can be demonstrated. They are easy to identify as crisis actors because they are not great actors, don’t have much of a script to work with, and yet the cameras keep rolling. They have nowhere to hide with their unrealism. I am greatly relieved to see that the lady who was supposed to have been shot in the neck was only acting on the day (note my choice of words. The bad guys are at liberty to hurt her at any future time.) The story of a policeman who was supposed to have been hit by fire extinguisher …. So far they look to have a body. But without those kind of injuries. That news is via Bannon with his friends at revolver. So pretty good sourcing. But then again the whole controversy can be produced just by a team of writers if that is what is wanted. Bannon repeats “there are no conspiracies but there are no coincidences” … Clever boy. He’s talking nonsense of course. But its quite valuable nonsense from a tactical point of view.

      He also repeats the line “Sorry …….. Not Sorry” I think we can take that inspiration back to a Cheech and Chong movie involving Pee Wee Herman.

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      Klem

      In his speech, House impeachment manager Jamie Raskin said that they knew violence was coming on Jan 6th but they did nothing about it. Wow what a stupid thing to say, it pretty much blew their case.

      but not surprising since he was a Law professor for 25 years, he has little real world legal experience. You know what they say: those who can’t, teach.

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    LisaGinNZ

    Joebama was not “legally elected”. He was illegally installed. I do not submit.

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      David Maddison

      There is President Imposter Biden/Jobama and President-in-Exile Trump.

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      RicDre

      I would take this with a large grain of salt, but if true, the civil war that several posters here have predicted may start in Florida:

      …Citing concerns over the widespread proliferation of Covid-19 variants, Biden said he might have to prohibit vehicle and air traffic [to Florida] until the CDC and NIH were confident that currently available vaccinations had a proven efficacy against emerging strains…

      …Moreover, Biden claimed he had unilateral and constitutional authority to protect the nation’s health from “rogue politicians” acting in contravention of established health guidelines…

      …[Florida Governor Ron] DeSantis’s initial reply was brief and blunt: “I will not comply,” he said, and then cited the CDC’s own statistics showing a nationwide decline in active Covid-19 cases…

      …Biden then tacitly threatened to withhold federal funding and to deny Florida access to Covid-19 vaccinations.

      “C’mon, man, Florida needs our help, and you need vaccines, which are hard to come by, isn’t that right, Dr. Fauci,” Biden said…

      …And, Joe, if you continue with this course of action, I will authorize the state National Guard to protect the movement of Floridians,” DeSantis said.

      “Address me as Mr. President or President Biden,” Biden said.

      “I will not, and you can go f*** yourself,” DeSantis said before hanging up….

      The link is attached below but since it contains an inappropriate word (as does the title of the article) I changed the last three letters to ***. You will need to copy link, change the *** to the appropriate three letters then past it into your browser to get the link to work.

      https://realrawnews.com/2021/02/gov-desantis-tells-biden-go-f***-yourself/

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        Kalm Keith

        He put OBiden and Fa£$chi in their places.
        More please.
        🙂 🙂

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        OriginalSteve

        I was listening to a podcast from a Florida resident. He was quite clear it could be local National Guard vs the Feds…maybe even “fisticuffs”…

        If a lock down of Florida is seen as punative, its hypothetically the equivelent of all of Florida being illegally held as a political prisoners/blockaded.

        Many states dont regeard Bidet as legitimate, so it will become states vs Feds. When asked about what happens if the Feds bring in UN troops, this guy just laughed and suggested “I could get in some target practice”.

        It appears many mormal Americans are just spoling to thrown out Bidet, who they see as an ursurper and illigitimate president.

        I hope nothing gets ugly, violence isnt the answer…

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        Hanrahan

        Goto my post #22 for odds on a civil war.

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        Tarquin Wombat-Carruthers

        Watch out, Governor DeSantis! Joe sacked all those wall-builders, and has taken heat over the firings in relation to the Keystone Pipeline cancellation. He could offer jobs to both groups via the opportunity to build a wall along the northern border of Florida! He’s sufficiently dumb to contemplate it, and would have the backing of that vindictive harpy P-lousy, AOC and her rabble squad, not to mention Naddles the garden gnome, and Chucky Cheese Schemer!

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    David Maddison

    Corona had take over as the Left’s weapon of choice to control and destroy Western societies but Biden’s handlers are putting “climate change” firmly back on the agenda.

    In the US the Left now have the trio of weapons to destroy the US, corona, climate change and the unpersoning, silencing and disqualification from future office of President-in-Exile Trump.

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/biden-pushes-u-s-and-the-world-to-help-climate-migrants/

    Biden Pushes U.S.—and the World—to Help Climate Migrants

    He has ordered a government study of climate change’s impact on migration, including options for refugee resettlement

    A growing number of migrants are forced from their homes each day by climate change, and President Biden signaled last week that he wants the United States and the world to pay more attention to the problem.

    His first step in that effort was the approval of an executive order Thursday that directs administration officials to undertake a six-month study of climate change’s impact on migration, including “options for protection and resettlement.”

    The changes under consideration could far surpass current international practices, experts said—potentially vaulting the United States to global climate leadership after President Trump spent four years dismantling the United States’ capacity for both climate action and refugee resettlement.

    Climate migrants lack protections under international refugee laws, despite their ballooning numbers.

    “Those of us who have been working in this space have been waiting for this kind of development—and at the highest levels—for years,” said Maxine Burkett, a professor of international and climate change law at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

    Originally designed for people fleeing armed conflict or persecution, the international refugee system is unequipped to help people displaced by climate impacts. It struggles even to define them, because climate change is often an indirect or contributing factor to the proximate causes of migration, such as famine or floods.

    Extreme weather is the world’s leading cause of forced displacement. Droughts, wildfires and other weather events have displaced an average of 21.5 million people every year for the past decade, according to a Center for Strategic and International Studies analysis of Internal Displacement Monitoring Center data.

    That means extreme weather displaces nearly three times more people than conflict and nearly nine times more than fear of persecution, according to the CSIS analysis.

    See link for rest.

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      Gary Simpson

      Where the hell are these ‘climate refugees’? Not from Europe, not from Asia, not from the Americas, not from Australasia, not from Asia, not from Africa, not from Antarctica. Doesn’t leave much does it? Any refugees are fleeing WEATHER events – drought, floods, storms, etc. which are not becoming more frequent or more severe, just more reported.

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      Dennis

      You might recall the United Nations Compact on Migration?

      President Trump refused to allow the US to sign it, Australian PM Morrison did the same here despite the Turnbull Party plan to allow the UN HCR to effectively control Immigration, to choose who will be allowed to enter our country.

      President Biden, therefore, is picking up the agenda.

      But consider what illegal immigration has done to EU nations and imagine how much worse it is when foreigners are permitted to enter and if there were no borders.

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        Kalm Keith

        Europe has been stuffed for twenty years.

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          OldOzzie

          While Europe Slept, 15 Years Later

          A new preface.

          Note: My book While Europe Slept was first published by Doubleday in 2006. Now the Stapis publishing house has put out a Polish edition, translated by Tadeusz Skrzyszowski. Given that the book is fifteen years old, Stapis asked for a new preface. Here it is.

          When I wrote this book, I lived in Oslo; I now live in a small town in the mountains of Norway, a two-hour drive from the capital. If you had told me in 2006 that the M*slim population of Oslo would increase dramatically by the year 2020 (as it has), I’d have believed you; if you had told me that by 2020 women in hijab and even niqab – which covers everything but the eyes – would be a familiar sight in the small town where I now live (which it is), I’d have been surprised.

          The subject of this book, then, is more urgent than ever. Yet there is nothing new under the sun; despite everything that has happened on the Isl*m front in the years since this book was published, all of these developments come under the heading of “more of the same.” Hence, I believe, this book continues to be, as it was in 2006, a useful introduction and overview of its subject – a subject about which every responsible citizen of a free country, and every loving parent of a free child, should be seriously knowledgeable.

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            OldOzzie

            Biden Takes ‘Death to America’ Terrorists Off Terror List, Replaces Them With Republicans

            Democrats say M*slim terrorists aren’t terrorists, but their political opponents are.

            The Biden administration responded to protests against its stolen election by embedding a domestic extremism office into the National Security Council. The man in charge of making it happen, Joshua Geltzer, had previously denied that Black Lives Matter was a terrorist threat and had attacked the Trump administration’s response to Antifa and BLM violence in Portland.

            That means that the only domestic extremists the NSC will be fighting are Republicans.

            Even while the Biden administration is preparing to double down on Obama’s abuse of the national security state to target his political opponents, it’s also giving real terrorists a pass.

            Joe Biden, whose biggest bundlers included the Iran Lobby, announced he was ending support for American allies fighting the Houthis, and then went even further by preparing to remove the terrorist organization whose motto is, “Death to America”, which took American hostages and tried to kill American sailors, from the list of designated foreign terrorist organizations.

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    Susan Fraser

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/02/larry-johnson-hammer-scorecard-real/

    Slightly off topic Jo. Re Mike Lindell Absolute Proof video, seems your query of the data presented in the Mary Fanning section at the end with the animation was spot on.

    Gateway Pundit has the story of the questionable source behind it and analysis of just what is wrong with it.

    I guess it is a watch this space story.

    Good work Jo.

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    Harry Passfield

    Jo, take a look at Michael Van de Veen’s defence statement in the Senate. He absolutely owned the Managers. Brilliant!

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      OldOzzie

      Trump Legal Team Plays Scorching Montage Of Democrats ‘Inciting’ And Challenging Past Elections

      Update (1540ET): Trump’s legal team wrapped up their case in just over three of the allotted 16 hours.

      The next phase will consist of up to four hours of questions from senators to both the House managers and Trump’s legal team – though several senators have said they don’t think it will take that long.

      “Our country needs to get back to work. I know that you know that. But instead we are here. The majority party promised to unify and deliver more Covid relief. But instead, they did this,” said Trump attorney Bruce Castor in closing remarks.

      Castor called Trump “the most pro-police, anti-mob president’ in US history – suggesting that Democratic lawmakers turned a blind eye to BLM protests. He also said that the attack on the Capitol was in no way an “insurrection.”

      “Insurrection is a term of art. It’s defined in the law,” argued Castor. “It involves taking over a country, a shadow government, taking the TV stations over and having some plan on what you’re going to do when you finally take power. Clearly this is not that.”

      Update (1410ET): After spending much of the morning laying out their case for why the impeachment is a sham, former President Trump’s legal team proceeded to play several montages of Democrats doing the exact same thing they’ve impeached Trump over – namely, calling for violence against Republicans. Interspersed throughout are clips of leftists committing violence against conservatives following the ‘incitement.

      Watch:

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      RicDre

      Watch: Trump Lawyers Present Video of Democrats Condoning Violence

      Former President Trump’s lawyers on Friday presented a montage showing Trump’s high profile critics promoting and condoning violence, featuring President Joe Biden, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and more.

      https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/02/12/watch-trump-lawyers-present-video-of-democrats-condoning-violence/

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      OldOzzie

      Schoen Argues: Why Didn’t the Democrats Release This ‘Never-Before-Seen’ Footage Before?

      The Democratic impeachment managers kept teasing that they had “never before seen” footage they were going to present in their case against Donald Trump. They predicted that the video would be compelling enough to perhaps change a few Republicans’ minds and vote to convict former President Trump for inciting the January 6 Capitol riots.

      But defense lawyer David Schoen presented a few questions about that new footage.

      On the fourth day of the impeachment trial on Friday, Schoen asked the prosecution, “Why was this footage never seen before?”

      “Shouldn’t the subject of an impeachment trial, this impeachment trial, President Trump, have the right to see the so-called new evidence against him?”

      “More importantly, the riot and attack on this very building was a major event that shocked and impacted all Americans? Shouldn’t the American people have seen this footage as soon as it was available?”

      He suggested a few answers to his own questions. The Democrats may have held on to those videos for “political gain without due process,” Schoen said. Or the result of the rush of a snap impeachment?

      How did they get” the footage? Schoen asked. “How are they the ones releasing it?”

      There are still hundreds of open criminal cases related to the riots, he continued. Why was the footage not released by law enforcement?

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      House Impeachment Managers Manipulated Evidence and Created Fake Tweets

      Posted on February 12, 2021 by Sundance

      During the defense segment of the impeachment testimony today President Trump’s attorney David Schoen exposed the House Managers creating false evidence and manufacturing false witness. Obviously they were able to do this because there was no due process in the House impeachment assembly. It was/is pure Alinsky politics.

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      The Democrat Precedent for Impeaching Trump Comes From a Racist Senator Who Wanted to Kill All Black People

      Democrats say you can impeach a president after leaving office. Where did they get that idea?

      The Framers of the Constitution wanted impeachment to be taken seriously.

      Impeachment was meant to keep the government clean, instead the government is hopelessly dirty, and impeachment has become a tool for making it even dirtier and keeping it dirty.

      The Democrats are turning America into Venezuela, endlessly borrowing and spending money that doesn’t exist, while keeping the streets full of soldiers, and using security powers against political opponents, while their Big Tech oligarchy suppresses opposition political speech.

      Washington D.C. is full of razor wire and military checkpoints through impeachment. Impeachment may be doomed, but it provides another justification for extending a manufactured state of emergency. And if any violence does take place, that will extend the D.C. occupation.

      Even Chief Justice Roberts, no friend of the Trump administration, has refused to preside over what he clearly doesn’t think is a legal presidential impeachment process. The same Democrats who universally voted for an unconstitutional 25th Amendment coup couldn’t care less. When you’ve got troops in the streets and control over the government, the law is what you make of it.

      Those are high crimes and misdemeanors. Maybe the impeachers should impeach themselves.

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      Impeachment snoozer: What kind of trial is this?

      For Democrats, their impeachment and trial of President Trump is a bust.

      All their their pious — “democracy is an extremely rare and fragile and precarious and transitory thing” flapdoodle — and hopes for a grande finale Getting Trump … isn’t drawing an audience. It’s a dud. A re-run. And almost nobody’s watching.

      Voice of America, citing Nielsen, noted how bad it was, citing the House-side 3-million viewer fiasco:

      The Senate trial isn’t much better. Day one drew 12 million viewers, with the bulk concentrated on left-wing CNN and MSNBC. Fox News roped in just 1.4 million.

      In contrast, James Comey in 2017 drew 19.5 million viewers. Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 packed in 21 million. A non-entity, Michael Cohen, in 2019 got 13.8 million watchers.

      These guys? 12 million at best. For sure it’s a bust. Even Joe Biden is trying to distance himself from this bloviating crap, claiming: “I have a job.”

      The lack of public interest is a bad sign for Democrats, who against all common sense as a new administration comes in, wanted this as their apex moment.

      One expert, cited by Voice of America, said it was likely because the public already knew the outcome it.

      It’s a tired old re-run.

      Which is true enough. But it’s like the sheer dishonesty displayed is a turn-off, too. Members of the public have told the press it’s coming off as a Democrat informercial.

      Bottom line here is that this is one helluva low-grade trial.

      It’s not fair, it’s completely rigged, pretty much like the 2020 election, which Trump complained so bitterly about. It’s very likely to backfire, too, but for now, it ought to concentrate their hate-filled minds that voters are tuning them out, bored at their re-run, and not interested in listening to selectively edited, invented and presented rounds of spin and lies.

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    Clyde Spencer

    Jo,
    Speaking on behalf of all us ‘dumb Yanks,’ I don’t think it is the place of our elected representatives to be deciding for us who we can vote for.

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      OldOzzie

      Clyde – your US DenmoCrap Representatives at work

      Cuomo Aide Admits to Hiding Nursing Home COVID Death Toll to Avoid Legal Scrutiny

      Posted on February 11, 2021 by Sundance

      An interesting article within the New York Post outlines a phone call by an aide to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo who admitted to covering-up the statistics of deaths from nursing homes.

      Why Are Democrat Controlled Cities Such Cesspools of Police Brutality, Violence, and Disease?

      or

      https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/how-decades-of-democratic-rule-ruined-some-of-our-finest-cities/

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        DemoCraps at Work

        Report: Biden Aide T.J. Ducklo Threatened to ‘Destroy’ Politico Reporter for Story on His Relationship With Axios Journalist

        T.J. Ducklo, President Joe Biden’s deputy press secretary, is accused of threatening Politico reporter Tara Palmeri for working on a story regarding his relationship with Axios journalist Alexi McCammond, according to a Friday report.

        Vanity Fair reports:

        From the Comments

        – Politburo is alive and well in the White House.
        – If a Republican did the every outlet would be covering it. If your a Dem In good standing there is nothing you can do to get fired.
        – It would be on headlines till the guy would be fired, with weeks of analysis on how Trump enabled him.
        – More projection. Always accuse your enemy of what you yourself do. It’s meant to deflect attention away from you and also to change the narrative back to being under your control.

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        Bad Education

        In a Philadelphia elementary school, teachers are putting a premium on radicalism, not reading.

        According to whistleblower documents and a source within the school, a fifth-grade teacher at the inner-city William D. Kelley School designed a social studies curriculum to celebrate Davis, praising the “black communist” for her fight against “injustice and inequality.” As part of the lesson, the teacher asked students to “describe Davis’ early life,” reflect on her vision of social change, and “define communist”—presumably in favorable terms.

        At the conclusion of the unit, the teacher led the ten- and eleven-year-old students into the school auditorium to “simulate” a Black Power rally to “free Angela Davis” from prison, where she had once been held while awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy, kidnapping, and murder. The students marched on the stage, holding signs that read “Black Power,” “Jail Trump,” “Free Angela,” and “Black Power Matters.” They chanted about Africa and ancestral power, then shouted “Free Angela! Free Angela!” as they stood at the front of the stage.

        The William D. Kelley School has long been one of the most troubled in the district. The school’s student population is 94 percent black and 100 percent “economically disadvantaged.” Academically, it is one of the worst-performing schools in Pennsylvania. By sixth grade, only 3 percent of students are proficient in math, and 9 percent are proficient in reading. By graduation, only 13 percent of Kelley students will have achieved basic literacy.

        Despite this abysmal academic performance, teachers and administrators at William Kelley have gradually abandoned traditional pedagogy in favor of political radicalism.

        One teacher at William Kelley, who requested anonymity out of fear of reprisals, expressed deep pessimism about the future of public education: “I’ve come to realize that no policy hurts African-Americans more than the public school system and the teachers’ union.” The teacher is right. In absolute terms, the numbers are demoralizing. The School District of Philadelphia has 18,000 employees and a $3.4 billion annual budget—and fails, year after year, to teach the basics of “reading, writing, and arithmetic.” As it turns out, education is hard; political fantasy is a useful diversion.

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        Cuomo Unmasked

        The New York governor’s long-running media celebration was largely based on a fiction—his dramatic understatement of Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes.

        In good news for Cuomo, however, it turns out the Biden Justice Department is not planning to pursue the matter. So thank the governor for another lesson in public education: sometimes it pays to bury evidence of your guilt.

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        He may not have phoned New Zealand either. Isn’t that funny where we expect everyone to phone Israel? I don’t think we need to worry here. I think Israels influence over Washington remains intact.

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          We know the answer to that. Alleged representatives will be sucking up to Israel like they always do. Despite the fact that Israel is a mortal enemy of the Americans. I am reminded of when Netanyahu gave the greatest speech in the history of mankind to the Congress. It must have been the greatest speech ever, on the grounds of the fantastically enthusiastic standing ovations. Forget about the rhetorical power of Ronald Reagan. Forget Cicero. Netanyahu is the all-time champion.

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            Klem

            Nadia, with that comment you’ve revealed your inner flaw, your mental Achilles Heel if you will. Well done.

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              Nadia bin Du Natan

              What do you mean by that Klem? Don’t you think there is something strange going on there? What with dual citizens running their central bank, their treasury, their media which was part of the coup? Nothing going on hey Klem? Nothing to see there? Its nothing to do with me. Though I was born on a Thursday, it wasn’t last Thursday, and somehow I can see that the relationship between those two countries is rather different than the relationship between the Americans and the New Zealanders.

              You are not picking up on that champ? Not the sharpest tool in the shed Klem?

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            John

            Why would representatives feel the need to suck up to Israel? How so are they the mortal enemy of Americans?

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        Chris

        Old Aussie , we have systemic racism in The West Australian Education Dept. Recently the woman from the Education Dept. who is responsible for aboriginal education on tribal lands, gave a talk at UWA ( University of Western Australia on education of children living in the outback. These children speak either pidgin English and /or their native language. THEY DO NOT TEACH THEM ENGLISH. Why?? The answer is they never leave their traditional homes therefore they don’t need it. Which means of course that they can’t leave if they wish to do so.
        Keeping people locked into a primitive way of life with no opportunities or the means to participate with modern society is racist and cruel. I don’t understand how they see this as enlightened.

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      OldOzzie

      BIDEN’S BOLSHEVIKS DECLARE WAR ON AMERICA

      A perverse union of globalist billionaires, Marxists, and violent thugs target the middle class to destroy America

      Even Karl Marx might be apoplectic.

      People richer than entire nations have merged efforts with corrupt politicians and violent Marxist thugs to destroy what makes America great – its middle class.

      Step One – Destroy the best paying jobs
      Step Two – Kill entry level jobs with $15/hr minimum wage
      Step Three – Flood the borders with cheap labour and stop the deportations of violent criminal aliens

      Step Four – Grant America’s enemies access to power grid and education – to steal technology, indoctrinate & destroy

      Perhaps worse, Trump’s policy forbidding CCP companies being imbedded in America’s power-grid infrastructure were also reversed – but not by Executive Order this time.

      It was done by sleight of hand. As Megan Fox of PJ Media reports, “Press Secretary Dodges on Why Biden Revoked Rule Protecting U.S. Power Grid From China.”

      The hapless Biden Press Secretary, Jen Psaki was stumped by the question and promised to “circle back on that,” but won’t. The question itself shocked even the Leftwing press pool – as they did not know about it.

      What will the press corps do without their Starbucks lattes and Twitter when the CCP puts out the lights? Now it’s getting serious!

      But the danger is very real. One Electromagnetic Pulse weapon inserted into the grid by a Chinese contractor or supplier could completely disable most of America’s energy network, shutting down the nation for months.

      Why Beijing ☭ Biden and his new Energy Czar – former presidential rival, Pete Buttigieg – reversed that policy, leaving the nation vulnerable to an EMP – or worse, remains unanswered, but there is only one explanation.

      Shutting down America appears to be their goal – or at least giving the nation’s enemies leverage to seek a peaceful surrender.

      Meanwhile, this doddering old fool, Biden, is giving his handler Xi all the tools needed to take down America from within by indoctrinating its youth on the wonders of Communism – starting in kindergarten – while ending my home-nation’s self reliance.

      Beijing ☭ Biden and the Bolsheviks are not only turning off the spigot to America’s energy and independence, they are taking my home nation into their Dark Winter without consent of the populace.

      That so far, is the only promise these sick people appear willing to keep.

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        Nadia bin Du Natan

        “A perverse union of globalist billionaires, Marxists, and violent thugs target the middle class to destroy America

        Even Karl Marx might be apoplectic.

        People richer than entire nations have merged efforts with corrupt politicians and violent Marxist thugs to destroy what makes America great – its middle class.”

        It was rich guys who sponsored the Bolsheviks the last time around as well. Pretty much the same thing all over again but this time the Deep States reach is greater.

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    https://www.breitbart.com/radio/2021/02/11/andy-ngo-antifa-blm-are-funded-protected-by-media-politicians-biden-administration/

    Exclusive — Andy Ngo: Antifa/BLM Are Funded, Protected by Media, Politicians, Biden Administration

    Andy Ngo, journalist and author of Unmasked: Inside Antifa’s Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy, told Breitbart News on Thursday that Antifa and Black Lives Matter receive political and financial support from allies in the news media, politicians, and Biden administration officials.

    “As the riots became more sophisticated and more entrenched in the right … they started to have really large sources of funding,” Ngo said on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “[Antifa and Black Lives Matter received] hundreds of thousands of dollars that supplied not just the basics like food and accommodation and travel, but things like riot gear, weapons, bail fund money, legal aid money.”

    The combination of financial and political support from government and media facilitated an escalation in criminal violence perpetrated by left-wing organizations, Ngo explained.

    SEE LINK FOR rest.

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    Susan Fraser

    The whole story of the cyber attack on the Election will come out. If I was to guess, perhaps US Military Space Force…

    There is already the Bitchute video Afidavit Italian Professor Alfio D’Urso a Supreme Court of Italy Counsel telling about
    the use of Leonardo Satellites to steal votes from President Trump in the 2020 US Election

    Anyone could easily find the video using Professor Alfio D’Urso as the search term

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    David Maddison

    Short of a Second American Revolution lead by General Trump, can anything be done now?

    The election fraud was obvious to President Trump abd the rest of us on the night of the election.

    But the election fraud is so obvious now that Leftist magazine TIME even boasts about it.

    There is no question that a coup de’état has occurred and that the present action to:

    impeach Trump to prevent him from running for office,

    or other moves like weakening election procedures,

    legalizing illegal immigrants because they’ll be Democrat voters,

    or firing military personnel because they are “suspected” of being loyal to Trump and the Constitution

    Are designed to entrench their illegal takeover of the US Government.

    If even SCOTUS doesn’t care, WHAT CAN BE DONE TO SAVE AMERICA?

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      David Maddison

      D’état, somehow the spelling checker altered it and I didn’t notice.

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      Hanrahan

      SCOTUS is the problem, not the solution.

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      el gordo

      ‘WHAT CAN BE DONE TO SAVE AMERICA?’

      The Democrats went to a lot of trouble to fortify US democracy by encouraging people to vote, US democracy is healthy. These conspiracy theories may have some merit, but I think Donald went out of his way to incite the masses and is now being reprimanded.

      I don’t see any repercussions on the ground from the Democrats win, along the talking points you mention, that would be un-American.

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    Dave in the States

    Not exactly off topic as it applies to both the climate scam and the fight for freedom:

    https://www.cfact.org/2021/02/12/massachusetts-climate-official-resigns-after-admitting-plans-to-break-your-will/

    It’s about breaking the will of the people.

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      OriginalSteve

      Correct.

      Communists push people to the extreme so they lash out in frustration.

      Then the Left, which appears to love violence, would go full martial law.

      Dont forget Communism is anti-human. It appeas to be just Godless Satanism dressed up as politics. It appears to be inherently evil…..

      Communists are religious -it appears they follow the Black Arts. People dont realize this. Their level of cruelty cant be explained any other way.

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        el gordo

        The only communists left are in North Korea.

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          OriginalSteve

          “How do you tell a Communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin.

          “And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin

          Ronald Reagan

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    Dennis

    After an election in which voting was carried out honestly why would the winners seek to cancel their political opponent who was defeated at the ballot box?

    Then again, of there was cheating and vote manipulation ……

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    Rick

    Speaking of censorship – which is what this piece is all about – there was a nice piece of censorship during Tucker Carlson’s monologue. Did anyone else see it?
    It was when he was talking about Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff.
    What he said; “… imagine how they treat their staff when no one else is around…”
    What we heard; “… imagine how they treat their staff when (skip skip) … restaurant. How would they tip?”
    Censorship is all pervasive – even on Joanne’s page. (note, I’m not suggesting she censored this piece)

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    Trump will be able to run in 2024.
    The impeachment vote in the House won’t stop that.
    The expected not guilty vote in the Senate won’t stop that.

    Democrats have attacked Trump from the day he announced he was a candidate.
    This Trump Derangement Syndrome never stopped.
    The kangaroo court in the Senate is just another opportunity to insult Trump and his followers.

    But Trump foolishly created that opportunity all by himself.

    Republicans will be smeared as rioters for the next few years, and Republican Senators who vote to acquit will be attacked by their Democrat opponents in the 2022 election, for failing to punish Trump.

    In the US, if you never listened to Fox News in the past five years, you would have to think Trump was the worst, or one of the worst, presidents in American history.
    And you’d think the Biden family are all honest people, who got rich from hard work alone.

    Trump made a fool of himself on january 6, 2021. He ended his political career by claiming he won the election, with no proof, and calling for a protest at the Capitol … several weeks AFTER the election was decided, on December 16, 2020. Of course Trump called for a peaceful protest, but there was a riot, and he will be blamed by more than half of Americans forever after.

    Nothing could happen on January 6, 2020 to keep Joe Biden out of the oval office.
    It was the wrong time, and wrong location, for a “they stole the election speech”. That kind of speech was needed in several key states, where their legislatures could have decided not to certify state electors, BEFORE December 16, 2020.

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      OriginalSteve

      Even if impeachment trial succeeds, it still has to pass both houses I believe…which it likely wont.

      But – you cant impeach a private citizen…ergo …Trump is still President.. and they know it.

      But…the left have lost. Everyone knows the impeachments arent about trump, but keeping power.

      Ergo, the left are illigitimate and everyone knows it.

      Game over.

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        el gordo

        ‘Ergo, the left are illigitimate and everyone knows it.’

        Not me, I’ll keep an open mind until the international election observers (OSCE) tell us what they really think.

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        Trump has been impeached twice. He was never even accused of violating a specific federal or state statute, so I suppose that does not matter ?

        He was acquitted after the first impeachment, and I expect he will be acquitted again as soon as the current kangaroo court is over.

        Of course an impeachment trial of a private citizen is not constitutional, but the Constitution was written by slave owners, so it does not matter?

        What a waste of taxpayer’s money to use a process intended to remove a politician from office AFTER he is out of office … especially when you know with high confidence he will be acquitted.

        Because 45 Republican Senators voted against having the “show trial” in the first place, so I can’t imagine a two thirds vote to convict, or whatever you call a guilty verdict in a “trial” led by a “judge” who is member of the prosecutor’s team.

        When you are a leftist, every crisis is an opportunity to ramp up government power. Even a fake crisis, like the fake “climate emergency”, works if enough people believe it.

        And every opportunity to insult Trump and his supporters (I voted for him in 2020) is an opportunity for Democrat ‘drama queens’ to practice their appeals to emotion.

        I hear the “Dumbocrats” are now going to call “witnesses”, to extend the time available for insulting Trump.

        Perhaps they will call AOC, and have her testify that she feared imminent death in her office building, which was far away from the rioting?

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      Nadia bin Du Natan

      You need to have a lot of money to run. Trumps former sponsors are unlikely to help him next time around. They got everything they could possibly get from him. Sheldon Adelson has died and gone to hell. Netanyahu was about the first person to betray Trump after the coup. Trump was already too old to be President but he must be made of sterner stuff than most of us because he really did make an impact. But surely that anomalous stamina can’t hold out that much longer. I think the bad guys have won this one.

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      Graeme No.3

      Whether Trump is able to run in 2024 or not, I don’t think he will do so.
      For a start he will be as old then as Biden is now.
      Secondly it is unlikely he would be running against Biden. The contrast in ages would count against him.
      Thirdly, sections of the Republican party are against him.
      And lastly, without electoral reform the result of the 2024 election is obvious.

      What is needed is a long fight to get various States to introduce fair elections, and then the Republicans would have a chance.

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      TdeF

      What has been done is to expose the anti Trump senators and congressmen, never Trumpers who voted to impeach a Republican President. No one is happy with them on either sides of politics.

      The real tragedy of the crippled Trump Presidency was Paul Ryan when the Republicans had control of all three levels of power and Trump had to fight his own party to keep his promises. Flake was a flake. McCain and Romney were bitter losers against Obama. And Trump was not supposed to win when they could not. Hilary was promised the job. And the real story of the Never Trump “Lincoln Project” only only came out now after Trump was removed. How convenient. How many other stories of Republican insider, FBI and CIA betrayal were hidden? And you could count McConnell in their number. And a lot of judges.

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    OldOzzie

    HOW DUMB ARE REPORTERS? [UPDATED]

    I have been off that beat for a while, but our reporters’ educational deficiencies continue to amaze. Thus we have NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, who tried to one-up Ted Cruz. Bad decision. Cruz described the Democrats’ farcical impeachment proceeding as “like Shakespeare, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” Mitchell sought to correct Cruz:

    Andrea Mitchell
    @mitchellreports

    [email protected] says #ImpeachmentTrial is like Shakespeare full of sound and fury signifying nothing. No, that’s Faulkner

    Heh. Cruz and many others explained that Faulkner got the line from Shakespeare, a writer of whom Mitchell apparently is unaware. Mitchell tried to retire from the field with her ego intact:

    UPDATE:

    I am sorry to report that Andrea Mitchell (who is allegedly noteworthy only because she is married to Alan Greenspan, maybe we should return to describing her that way) majored in English literature at Penn. So she has no excuse for being ignorant of both Shakespeare and Faulkner. Maybe she skipped class a lot, I don’t know. But one way or another, she failed to get the most basic education. And now she is trying to export her ignorance to the rest of us.

    That is pretty much the story of the 21st century.

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    Cynic of A

    It’s common to slur and denigrate the Democrats for being liars and thieves. That’s like denigrating dogs because they bark.
    That is the Democrat Party of today. It’s become natural and the normal for them. But, that’s not their fault. That’s just the way they are.
    The real blame – the heart of the USA’s problems – are by four main agencies:
    The Mainstream media, (incl Big Tech) who will lie and cheat in complete opposition to the morality of their profession, as it once was;
    The FBI, who do not investigate crime, as they once did. Crimes are selectively investigated or hidden, as Political leanings require;
    The DOJ – the Department of Justice, with the statue of the lady with the scales – does now, as the FBI does now.
    The Judiciary. It is an open declaration in the USA that a Judge is either a Democrat or a Republican. It is expected, if not demanded, that Judges make decisions based on politics, and not on law. The USA cannot hold itself up as a Country of Law, when this is the normal, expected and accepted practice.
    The really laughable situation is when a case goes to the Supreme Court, and the decision is already predictable based on the politics of the Judges.
    IF, those for did the job they were paid for, and agreed to do, impartially, all this turmoil would have been avoided.
    Once, the people made a choice, and everyone got on with it. Not now. Along came a feller with a desire to expose the whole stinking cesspool to the people’s eyes, and what was once secret corruption, became open corruption.
    Is there a solution? I don’t see one, unless there is another Donald Trump, and more than 80 million support him.

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    John R Smith

    The last impeachment was an embarrassing failure.
    This one is more embarrassing, and presumed a failure.
    At some point even the MSM won’t be able cover for these fools.
    After winning (fortifying) they run farther down the rabbit hole, now branding their opposition “enemies”.
    At what point do we take them at their word?

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      Clyde Spencer

      The word “shame” is not in the vocabulary of the MSM or liberals in general. They will continue to “cover for these fools” until such time as they are prevented from lying by omission and putting a spin on reality.

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    Curious George

    Where is a death certificate of Officer Brian Sicknick, the only victim of the “deadly insurrection”? Did he die of a hit by a fire extinguisher? Does Joe Biden forbid the sale of assault fire extinguishers?

    I realize that the impeachment is a political tool, not a legal tool. Then, who cares about a due process? The way Democrats are using it, it is a kangaroo court.

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      Nadia bin Du Natan

      Well he didn’t die of a fire extinguisher blow. That much is known. But when the deep state gets together and lies like this then its almost pointless wondering if he existed at all, if its his body, if there is a body, if he’s had an identity change. Once it goes so far you may as well forget about it. Because the same people will already be planning their next lot of fakery. It used to be you could rely on people who kept up with these events. No-one can bothered any more. Its good enough to note that its all subject to fakery and leave it at that.

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    OldOzzie

    Politics

    Inside the Lincoln Project’s ‘toxic’ workplace

    Interviews with nearly two dozen people with knowledge of the group’s workings reveal a culture of infighting, sexist language and disparate treatment.

    The Lincoln Project’s launch in late 2019 was designed to make a splash.

    “We are Republicans, and we want Trump defeated,” four of its co-founders wrote in the New York Times of the organization that would go on to raise nearly $90 million for its stated mission of defeating Donald Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box in 2020.

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    OldOzzie

    Disney Silent on Revelations of Abuses in China’s Concentration Camps

    Disney has taken political stances against Donald Trump, the state of Georgia, and Republican members of Congress. But when it comes to China and its human rights atrocities, the Magic Kingdom sides with the Middle Kingdom every time.

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    Hanrahan

    According to Huckabee a poll by Zogby Analytics says 46% of Americans think a civil war is likely, 43% say unlikely. That’s scary.

    You can apply any argument you like to say it isn’t likely but if the poll is a true reflection of sentiment there is no argument. If the dems were pro-America they would ramp down the hateful rhetoric. What they are doing is worse than pulling scabs of old wounds, they are inflicting new ones to the fabric of society.

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    OriginalSteve

    The Brits have Brexited, mocked the globalists rules about lockdowns and railed against what appears to be dangerous vaccines…all this over a virus that appears not much worse than a flu.

    So…they bash anyone who dares question the Big Lie with massive fines.

    Smells like panic and desperation by the globalists, as people realize it appears to be just a huge con….

    Lets not forget the globalists appear to be evil and appear to like inflicting pain on people…

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1393857/uk-lockdown-rules-coronavirus-fines-self-isolating-lockdown-test-and-trace

    “Britons face £10,000 fine for ignoring Covid isolation rule– alert as Boris loses patience

    “BRITONS could face fines of up to £10,000 if they are found to be breaking coronavirus rules, it has emerged.

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    another ian

    ““In Mail-In Impeachment Vote, Senate Convicts Trump 8275 To 3”

    “”Our holy democracy has spoken,” said Senator Chuck Schumer. “Do not ask any questions or you are a blasphemer against the sacred sacredness of our vote. Everyone can go home now!”

    A couple of troublemaking Senators attempted to overthrow the Constitution by bringing up the point that there are only 100 Senators, making it impossible to arrive at a tally of 8275 to 3, but they were quickly removed from the Senate Chambers and condemned for “attempting to suppress the votes of people of color.””

    https://babylonbee.com/news/cnn-praises-mail-in-ballots-for-impeachment-4642-out-of-200-senators-vote-to-convict-trump

    Via

    http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/2021/02/12/red-pills-in-washington/#comment-1409988

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    Ross

    It really doesn’t matter what this show trial or impeachment proves or not. Doesn’t really matter if the Senate finds for Trump impeachment. The media (legacy and social) have already effectively impeached Trump in their minds and that’s all that matters.

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      Clyde Spencer

      And at that same time it doesn’t matter whether election fraud happened or not because a sufficiently large number of people believe that it did. Therefore, a cloud hangs over the legitimacy of the election, and the Left has done nothing to try to remove it. I can think of only one good reason why Democrats haven’t made a good faith effort to dispel the cloud.

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    another ian

    “Video Massachusetts Climate Official: “People on Fixed Income … We Have to Break Your Will” ”

    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2021/02/12/video-massachusetts-climate-official-people-on-fixed-income-we-have-to-break-their-will/

    Now would a bloke in a position like that just happen to be on a fixed income? Well – up until he had to resign,

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    another ian

    “Gateway Pundit Video”

    “We have a video of a vehicle which is timed with the large Michigan vote drop in Wayne county. I don’t have time to expand on it but as I previously discussed and showed, this is the single most statistically anomalous event in the country. ”

    More at

    https://noconsensus.wordpress.com/2021/02/09/gateway-pundit-video/

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    Tarquin Wombat-Carruthers

    Here we are, saddled with Joe/Kamala! Or should it be, more correctly, Joke Armala?

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    PeterS

    If they want to impeach Trump how about they first put him back as the POTUS and remove Biden so that Trump can be impeached properly according to the Constitution. To be honest, if Trump is impeached as a citizen and Americans don’t rise up and march en mass in the streets peacefully demanding that Biden be impeached, and continue to do so until he is, then as far as I’m concerned the US can go to hell for refusing to stand up for the Constitution of the US.

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    Tilba Tilba

    I think the Democrats are wrong on several points:

    1. It is very hard to maintain the conceit that Trump is so bad (dangerous, corrupt, compromised, incompetent, whatever) that anything that is done to prevent his presidency is justified (it might be totally true, but it is fatal to a democracy, and further empowers the “deep state”).

    2. Being scared that the deplorables will re-elect Orange Man should spur the Democrats to greater efforts – sensible and popular policies (such as $15.00 minimum wage, sorting out health care, “dealing” with illegal immigrants, etc) should work in their favour.

    3. Impeachment without 67 votes in the Senate has some theatrical quality for sure – but only for the political devotees and those inside the Beltway – and there is always the danger of blowback, with Trump claiming victimhood.

    4. But most critically – I think it’s madness to try to bar Trump, for two reasons: (a) it keeps all other ambitious Republicans on a hot tin roof, and with lots of chaos, and (b) I think Trump has blown his brand – he just won by a fluke in 2016, he did worse in 2020, and I think he would do worse again in 2024.

    But anyway – I think it’s all moot – I don’t think Trump will be physically or mentally fit enough to run in 2024, and he is going to face a number of critical financial and legal challenges in the next couple of years.

    If there are 70 million out there who believe in a Second Coming, it is quite a potent force, but I don’t think Trump is going to personally benefit, and it is unclear at this stage what a post-Trump Republican Party will look like.

    Any talk of a viable third party is just talk – if it happens to serve Trump’s ego, that’s all very well, however it would guarantee a Democrat victory by splitting the conservative side.

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      TdeF

      And if Trump recommends another man, like Ted Cruz? Trump will always carry great influence and it is likely the Republicans will win back the Congress in two years and the tables are turned.

      The sheer effrontery of the Democrats in their visceral hatred of Trump, his wife, friends and children will backfire.
      The head of the FBI wearing a wire into the White House. Jailing his friends on fake charges. Using repeated lies to the FISA court to leagalize spying on the President. So many crimes ignored by the press. And it is hard to imagine someone with the severed head of Joe Biden presented as acceptable humour, but there were no rules with attacking Trump.

      A successor though, endorsed by Trump, would be a huge threat to the Democrats. And why were bombers sent to Norway to threaten Russia when it is China threatening the world, having already unleased a bioweapon on everyone to soften them up? It is hard to see Biden standing up to North Korea, China and Iran while pretending the enemies of world peace are Russia and Israel.

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        Tilba Tilba

        Trump will always carry great influence and it is likely the Republicans will win back the Congress in two years and the tables are turned.

        I’m not sure on either score … my crystal ball is a bit fuzzy. But no-one knows at this stage whether Trump and Trumpism will fade with the absence of the man, his loss of Twitter, and the rise of a younger breed. But forget Ted Cruz – everybody in the Senate hates him, let alone the public.

        Trump has financial and legal challenges ahead ass well.

        It’s quite possible the Mid-Term elections will be critical – and presumably the hard-heads in the Democratic Party are going to do everything possible to run a competent admin, and do popular things for the next 20 months.

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        Tilba Tilba

        The sheer effrontery of the Democrats in their visceral hatred of Trump, his wife, friends and children will backfire.

        Reminiscent of the vicious personal attacks on Barack Obama and family, from the day he was elected until the day he left.

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          TdeF

          So which comedian produced a severed bloodied head of Obama as a joke? Vicious and personal? The only attack on Obama was to question whether he was really born in Honolulu and and not entitled to be sit as President. It was a fair question.

          How much more personal were the endless attack Melania and Trump’s children, even young Barron? And vicious is almost inadequate a description. So what greater personal attack is it to try to impeach a man who is no longer in office? That is completely unprecedented and utterly pointless. Washington has stopped governing completely for a second time to take time to destroy Trump. The work of the Congress and the Senate are on hold for this. Why? And when did Congress and the Senate try Obama in a kangaroo court with a presumption of guilt, once again?

          There was no visceral hatred of Barack Obama or Michelle anyone else. Please don’t just make it up.

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      Hanrahan

      Tilba, I know you could never accept this but you are in the minority.

      The left believed their “orange man bad” poison had all but a few hold out deplorables on their side. It wasn’t so in Nov and is even less so now. Trump in gaining in popularity.

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        Tilba Tilba

        Trump in gaining in popularity.

        Interesting … I’ve only read stuff that says his brand and popularity have declined since 3 Nov, but especially since 6 Jan. Some of his real estate assets have fallen by 50%. Storming the US Capitol was a disaster for him.

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          Nadia bin Du Natan

          Tilba. He didn’t storm the capital. Nor could he. Nor did Trump supporters. Nor would they have been able to had they wanted to. [SNIP Insults] Try storming the Kremlin some time to see how implausible your fantasies are.

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          Hanrahan

          I’ve only read stuff that says his brand and popularity have declined since 3 Nov,

          If you think this is true you need to publish your sources. If they are limited to MSM then I don’t need to rebut, they are truly fake news.

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            Tilba Tilba

            If they are limited to MSM then I don’t need to rebut, they are truly fake news.

            I just love the open-mindedness and the spirit of scientific enquiry. It makes “fakes news” anything you don’t want to hear from media sources you don’t want to hear from.

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      Harves

      In 2020 Trump won millions more votes than he did in 2016. He won mire black votes, more Latino votes. It was just that Joe Biden’s campaign was so dynamic and engaging that all those Democrat voters who refused to show up to his rallies (live and dead) miraculously mailed in 100s of 10000s of late postal votes.

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        Tilba Tilba

        In 2020 Trump won millions more votes than he did in 2016. He won mire black votes, more Latino votes.

        Yeah well … one can cherry-pick all day to make a particular point. The fact is that Trump was also deeply unpopular outside his base – and I expect a lot of people were motivated to go vote against him – so it looks like a pro-Biden vote but it was really a protest vote.

        All ancient history now.

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          Nadia bin Du Natan

          No a lot of people were not motivated to go and vote against Trump as we know because Trump won by a landslide.

          [SNIP Insults]

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          TdeF

          “deeply unpopular outside his base”. Did you watch the election? 74,000,000 votes, 10,000,000 more than in 2016. The question is how he was beaten by someone who did not campaign and hid in his basement.

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            TdeF

            And the obvious answer is that he wasn’t.

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            Tilba Tilba

            My own cherry-picking:

            2016 Election

            Trump 46.09%, Clinton 48.18%

            2020 Election

            Trump 46.90%, Biden 51.30%

            Donald Trump did not increase his vote in any meaningful way between 2016 and 2020. The increase in votes for both 2020 candidates resulted from a very good turnout in spite of the pandemic, and the increased accessibility to mail-in voting.

            BTW I’ll no longer responding to claims that the election was rigged or fraudulent … we’ve covered all the possible ground, and Joe Biden is the President. End of story really.

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          Hanrahan

          The fact is that Trump was also deeply unpopular outside his base…..

          True, but he has a MASSIVE base.

          Got any videos of enthusiastic Biden supporters overflowing the circles in the car park?

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            Tilba Tilba

            There is a hard-core 40-45% there, for sure, but Trump made the mistake of only preaching to the choir, and not expanding his support to the 50% he required.

            Trump supporters love to get in their pick-ups with a few slabs of beer and roar off to a rally somewhere near Podunk Indiana, and make a lot of noise. Meanwhile Democrat supporters are at home sipping lattes, checking their share portfolios, and swapping virtuous vegan recipes with their best friends, and getting in touch with themselves.

            It will be interesting to see whether Trumpism outlives the fading of Trump – which is also depends on how active he remains, and what legal trouble he gets into.

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              robert rosicka

              Now I recall seeing signs and people from the following groups in support of Trump .

              Gays for Trump
              Latino’s for Trump
              Farmers for Trump
              Police for Trump
              Blacks for Trump
              Democrats for Trump
              Women for Trump
              To name but a few of the diverse groups who were stretching his base , the fact Trump was big in middle America and the forgotten rust belt states is an indictment on the Democrats .
              During the election there were thousands at Trump rallies and tens of people at Biden rallies .

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    another ian

    Borrowed from Pointman

    “Relax everyone. Government health experts are here”

    https://media.gab.com/system/media_attachments/files/064/399/351/original/29ccfba0099bc636.jpg

    So why is world wide government health in such a parlous state?

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      Nadia bin Du Natan

      “Is this so? There are a lot of countries where their long-running national health services are doing fine – or certainly not going backwards.”

      Yes from the Flexner report onwards John D Rockefeller and his parasitical offspring developed a form of medicine based around the science of emptying your wallet and keeping you sick and dependent. In that context, as bad as socialist business does tend to be, communist health care can be more cost effective than the American system of value extraction and sickness maintenance. But thats not a natural thing right? Its not natural for socialist undertakings to be more cost-effective than free enterprise. Or if it is becoming natural its not a long-standing thing for it to be so. Now with the financialised economy you’ve got all these insurance hangers on, and getting rid of these people can cut costs. Everyone seems to want to wet their beak when it comes to medicine.

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      another ian

      “So why is world wide government health in such a parlous state?”

      I’ll rephrase that then

      “So why is the health of governments world wide in such a parlous state?

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    Tilba Tilba

    So why is world wide government health in such a parlous state?

    Is this so? There are a lot of countries where their long-running national health services are doing fine – or certainly not going backwards.

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      Hanrahan

      Name them. Australia is the poster child of public health but it bleeds our budget so badly all our pollies can do is talk about major projects. Off hand I cannot think of one in the last 20 years in spite of high taxes.

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        Tilba Tilba

        In many advanced Western nations, you can get excellent health care where it is not based on your wealth, income, insurance, or capacity to pay. But no-one said it was cheap – but far cheaper than the whole US hospital industry racket.

        The USA is the total outlier here, in terms of quality of health services in OECD countries.

        I don’t know how old you are, but 20 years ago we did not have the freeway system we have now, and 40 years ago the highway from Melbourne to Cairns was dreadful.

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          Hanrahan

          You didn’t name them. The NHS has fared no better with the pandemic than the US and some Canadians go south for medical treatment and Yanks go north to buy their drugs.

          Why did one of Biden’s EOs reverse the Trump order that drug companies must sell, in the US, at the lowest price offered elsewhere? I may not have that quite right but Biden DID reverse a cheap drug policy of Trump.

          If Obama Care is no good why is it defended so staunchly? He had eight years.

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            Tilba Tilba

            You didn’t name them.

            Here’s an idea to get used to … I never demand anyone else write something or answer something, and I never respond if anyone else tries to demand something. Works well for me.

            You could check the OECD members who have a national health system.

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          robert rosicka

          Tilba when was the last time you drove Melbourne to Cairns ? I’m thinking never going by that statement.

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    nb

    Voters might want prosperity and independence. They might look for self-respect. None of these align with the ambitions of the aspiring architects of our future.

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    Hanrahan

    NOT a scientific sample but 95.5% of Breitbart readers are not watching the impeachment proceedings. [Or say they aren’t, no difference]

    If the aim was to scrape off some rusted on believers it ain’t working, it’s preaching to the choir.

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      Tilba Tilba

      95.5% of Breitbart readers are not watching the impeachment proceedings.

      Sesame Street on at the same time?

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        Nadia bin Du Natan

        Its just an idiotic charade since Trump won the election and it was absolutely evident by the scoreboard on the night.
        [SNIP personal insults. Chill please. – Jo]

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        TdeF

        The plot would be better and the actors far more credible. It might even be educational, not a boring vindictive farce. And a complete waste of time and the taxpayers’ money. No one was elected to do this with their time.

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        Nadia bin Du Natan

        Whenever there is a usurpation or a coup in history, there is this persecution and doubling down process that goes with it. Nobody sane wants to go in for that sort of grubby spectacle. I’ve seen videos of lip-readers who try to sort out what the Senate is saying when they don’t think they are being monitored. And its a horrible thing to watch what a cess-pool Washington has become. If you’ve got the mentality of those school kids who turned on their teachers during Mao’s cultural revolution you might like to see this sort of thing. But I’ve got no interest in it. Trump showing up in Washington to make these people look ridiculous would have been nice. But he has a very serious assassination risk at the hands of the coup-plotters. So the last place he would want to go to is Washington. He needs to be running his act from the turf he can control. He needs to stay safe and try and get in good physical shape.

        You might try looking at the videos from “The Gunners Wife” to show how scary the Democrat Leadership has become.

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          Hanrahan

          JFK was naive, he trusted his SS, they planned a route where his motorcade slowed down. Trump has hired his own security for decades and I’m sure there are trusted agents keeping those less trustworthy honest or out the door.

          I honestly think he is a brave man. He has put everything on the line with nothing to gain, everything to lose. And his family is as much at risk as he is.

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            Nadia bin Du Natan

            Yeah you might be right. Thats part of the reason they hate him so much because he shows up with some New York heavies as part of his security. Old cops who know what they are doing. Plus he has a network of hotels. He’s harder to kill than your average politician. People might think its all fun and games after a coup, but attitudes within the coup participants, and those who agree with them, will harden into hysterical nastiness over time. People think that history doesn’t apply. But the same sorts of rules apply. Its just that now we have the one media Pravda to present things differently.

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          Dave in the States

          What we have seen the last five years have been in place of assassination. Because of Trump’s popularity, despite all their best efforts, if they had simply assassinated him they would have made him a great martyr. Their attempts to counter him have made him a martyr- nonetheless. Assassinating him now will only cement in history his greatness.

          Their big problem now is the 80 million who really voted for Trump. The movement is not abating. They can’t really put the Genie back in the bottle and reset back to 2015.

          He really doesn’t need to run for office again, his influence will always be there. But in the name of justice he deserves a second term. The Dem’s lies and Russian hoaxes robbed him of his full first term. Despite that he accomplished much good. The most since Reagan.

          Trump destroyed the ability of the Dems to destroy by character assassination anybody who threatened their kingdom. Their relentless campaign to get rid of Trump has revealed who they are and what they are all about. Nobody believes them anymore. Nobody believes their media narratives anymore. The fact that had to resort to election fraud proves it. The fact they have to press their policies by diktat confirms it. The fact that they have revealed that they are tyrants means they must decline and their place in history will be one of infamy. The Lizzes and Mitts chose badly and are on the wrong side of history. They are done.

          Now, Ted Cruz, or Rand Paul, or Nikki Haley, and others can run for office and not be destroyed by the media. Trump did that for us.

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            Nadia bin Du Natan

            You had a potential coup with Harding. A probable coup with Roosevelt. A definite coup with Kennedy. A pre-emptive coup with Bobby. A strategic shooting with George Wallace. Now from the Kennedy hit onwards every President had some sort of minor association with the Kennedy hit until Carter. This is very much like the slew of Soviet leaders who for a long time were all killers for Stalin. They all had to share in Stalin’s crimes. Okay back to the coups. So you had the coup of Nixon known as Watergate. Coup plotters with names like Woodward, Bernstein, Mark Felt, the New York times and the mainstream media more generally. Then you had the attempted coup very early on of Reagan with the decoy shooter a friend of the Bush family. Bush was a return to form since he was a supervisor at Dealy Plaza.

            So what we are talking about here is the mainstream media and the deep state never allowing democracy in the United States. I think democracy can work. But you’ve got to get your money, banking, and media policy right. Because these people will turn a democracy into a dictatorship when they can. This is where all the bad policy is coming from. All the Keynesianism, global warming, bankster paradise policies and destruction of small business. Every distraction scam these guys have going (like destroying girls sports by making them compete against boys.) Its all coming from the same source.

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            Dave in the States

            Nikki Haley

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    Richard Jenkins

    At 78 you are too old to be president. Even Trump would slow physically and mentally.
    Trump will be agreat camaign supporting speaker at rallies.
    Many of his family could be candidates.
    Whoever he supports will have an incredibl role model and mentor.

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      Hanrahan

      I’m 78 and I’m pretty hopeless in the morning.

      But if Joe can do it, so could I. 😀

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        Richard Jenkins

        Joe can’t do it.
        Joe does as he is told and still gets confused. Saying, “Salute the marines!” was clearly confusion between an instruction and what to say. He did not salute the marines. Biden is hidden. Imagine a 2 hour call with China Considering translation, explanation, advisers debates and the teleprompter it was probably about 5 minutes of business.
        Joe has trouble reading the teleprompter and often his mannerisms indicate he does not understand what ‘he’ is saying.
        Trump would be better but I know that things slow from 50 to 60, 60 to 70, 70 to 80 and observe 80 to 90.
        Trump will be good for rallies in 2024. He will help a good candidate to defeat America’s first unelected female President Harris.

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    PeterS

    Get over it, Trump or no Trump, the US is going to crash and burn along with the rest of the West. The Great Reset will make sure of that.
    “The pandemic represents a rare but narrow window of opportunity to reflect, reimagine, and reset our world to create a healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous future” — Klaus Schwab, WEF

    The elites said for many years they wanted a global reset of the economy. They actually role-played what would happen if a pandemic were to occur years ago. Now they’re saying that the great reset ideology is the solution to the pandemic, and it must be enacted quickly. Trump is no longer around to slow them down. Let the games begin.

    The great reset is a means to an end.

    Next on the agenda is a complete makeover of society under a technocratic regime of un-elected bureaucrats who want to dictate how the world is run from the top down, leveraging invasive technologies to track and trace your every move while censoring and silencing anyone who dares not comply.

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    Harry Passfield

    As one of Trump’s lawyers said (Van der Veen? – a great man), what is apparent and unsettling is that the Democrats actually HATE Trump – with a vengeance never before seen. (I paraphrase)

    Well, it’s their hate that will be their downfall. (says me)

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    CHRIS

    Question is…who are the “elites” in this Brave New World? The Left? the Right? No, sorry…it is the “New Capitalism” of Bezos, Soros etc etc etc. Their coupling with the MSM means that the future (YOUR future) is controlled by them (and not by politicians or governments). Even the CCP will, eventually, kowtow to this evil.

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      Nadia bin Du Natan

      The deep state picks the winners now. They shuffle them as much cheap credit as long as it takes to get these people insurmountable network advantages. They ensure there is just one or two big winners since that justifies their conjured loans. The winners picked get into a position where they almost cannot make a loss. And its clear now that these alleged entrepreneurs take on obligations in this process. This even now works on the local level with our own bankers. They give Coles and Woolworths all this cheap credit, which when combined with tax deductibility of interest, and inflation, becomes an active subsidy. These guys are then able to grab too much of the profits of the supply chain leaving PRODUCTION in a weak state. So they get to a place where they really cannot go broke, the executives start paying themselves obscene salaries and they start buying up everything. Thats the basics of post Bretton Woods economics but now in the US, since the death of Steve Jobs, its developed to where the big guys are all servants to one master network.

      Sane politics cannot be restored without anti-trust and banking reform.

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    another ian

    Adding a new term

    “Wuhan Flu: The Expendables”

    http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/2021/02/13/wuhan-flu-the-expendables/

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    another ian

    “Ted Cruz Reveals Submitted Questions Not Asked: ‘Can We Build Keystone Pipeline if We Add Hunter Biden to the Board?’ ”

    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/02/13/ted-cruz-reveals-submitted-questions-not-asked-can-we-build-keystone-pipeline-if-we-add-hunter-biden-board/

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      Lucky

      This is really worth reading. A quote –

      Trump figured out one big thing:
      The people of our country are suffering because elites sold them out. The people can look at what has happened over the last 30 – 40 years, and know they have been sold out. They correctly understand that when they look at Trump they are not looking at an “elite” but one who wants to stand up (however coarsely) against the elites on their behalf.

      Follow up with, how, why, what comes next, if you have a strong stomach.

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    Tilba Tilba

    Notwithstanding all the hoopla inside the Beltway – and all the discussion over whether the Democrats should have called more witnesses or not – the one huge takeaway, the one that will resonate for years with most thinking Americans, is Mitch McConnell standing there stating absolutely that Donald Trump is morally and practically responsible for sedition, AFTER having voted to acquit him.

    Cynicism and disgust at Washington DC has always been high, but this takes it to new astronomic levels. And the Democrats will play that clip over and over – in any context where Trump or any Republican tries to claim it was a Dem stitch-up.

    The Dems win hands-down – even with the acquittal.

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    another ian

    Should the stupid voters that vote democrat mount a class action over something here?

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    another ian

    Trump’s lawyer on tv. Link at

    “To the Woodshed…”

    http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/2021/02/14/to-the-woodshed/

    And comments

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