Impeachment Part Deux

The reason why Pelosi wants an “Impeachment Part Deux” is simple. They are afraid of a Trump campaign in 2024. IFF an impeachment claim is upheld in a trial in the Senate, Trump is then forbidden from holding office again. That’s the only “there there”.

Bongino has a good show on it here:

https://rumble.com/vcoyqb-ep.-1433-a-plan-to-preserve-liberty-the-dan-bongino-show.html

What they don’t seem to understand is that it isn’t really about Trump. We Trump Voters are not going away. WE selected and made Trump a successes. WE can do it again with another populist with some guts.

So I’m pretty sure “part deux” will eventually include attempts to “dirty up” the Trump VOTERS too. It’s standard operating procedure on The Left in specific and politics in general. Throw mud, true or not doesn’t matter. “Dirty up” your opponent. Per the Alinsky Rules For Radicals “Accuse your opponent of what you do.”

Get ready for it. The attack on Trump will continue, and it is an attack on you as well. Even if you voted for Biden and hate Trump. An attack on the validity of the voting process is an attack on your vote, and on us all. Using raw power for personal gain, as Pelosi is doing, is vile and shows you her character.

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82 Responses to Impeachment Part Deux

  1. Tonyb says:

    I wouldn’t claim to know the American scene in detail, but in 2016 there was a weak democrat candidate and an unusual republican one, who came out of the blue. In 2020 we had another terrible democrat candidate up against the same republican one who was no longer an unknown quantity .

    In 2024 the likely democrat will be Harris, assuming she has proved herself.

    I can not see Trump standing in 2024 either because he is barred or he has moved on to other things.

    For the life of me I can not see who will be the polished and populist candidate for the republicans who will be less polarising than Trump and who will take up his mantle. Is there someone in the frame or will they suddenly appear from left field.?

  2. H.R. says:

    Every Uniparty representative in the House and Senate must go. That’s 100 Senators and 400+ in the House.

  3. Jim Masterson says:

    >>
    Using raw power for personal gain, as Pelosi is doing, is vile and shows you her character.
    <<

    Her character was obvious from the start. She’s done nothing to improve her image IMO.

    Jim

  4. E.M.Smith says:

    @TonyB:

    At this point, nobody knows.

    Trump might return as a known quantity, or be barred. It could be one of his kids (personally, I’d like to see Ivanka run). It could be any of the prior RNC candidates who got on board the Trump Train and liked it (and has no RINO taint…). Or it could be an entirely new guy from ‘wherever’.

    THE big question will be just how many RINO Swamp Dwellers sign up for the DNC Diddle Box and what price they pay for it. IF enough do, we never have a real election again anyway. IFF enough work to root out the corruption, we have a small chance of free and fair elections, maybe…

  5. Quail says:

    @ossqss How did you post an image?

  6. pinroot says:

    Biden isn’t even sworn in, and they’re deplatforming lots of people and sites, calling for banning Trump supporters from office and public sector jobs, they want to somehow get rid of all the Republicans who questioned the election and on and on. What’s it going to be like AFTER Biden gets sworn in?

  7. billinoz says:

    Here is the view from Australia of stuff happening in the USA. I doubt many regulars here will like it. But it is what it is. Something to consider.
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-13/us-politics-live-updates-trump-speaks-republican-impeachment/13052332

  8. E.M.Smith says:

    @Quail:

    Just paste in a URL to the location ending in jpeg or jpg or png or similar, then wordpress displays the link as an image. So what quail posted was literally just:

    “https://remnantnewspaper.com/web/images/2019/trump_inthe_way_meme.jpg”

    Minus the quotes….

  9. billinoz says:

    And as my lady comes from the Philippines, I keep an eye on what they are seeing & saying.
    Here is a window into what Filipinos are seeing in the USA :

    https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1382922/trump-supporters-at-u-s-capitol-riot-face-consequences-at-home

  10. E.M.Smith says:

    @BillInOz:

    Important point:

    That is NOT what the Filipinos are seeing. That is what some reporter CLAIMS they are seeing.

    Don’t swallow claims as fact…

  11. Quail says:

    From Disclose TV: “NEW – DC is preparing for January 20th: “Worst-case scenarios include snipers targeting inauguration dignitaries, ‘suicide-type aircraft’ entering Washington’s restricted airspace and even remote-powered drones attacking the crowd,” says a Defense Department official (NYT)”

    Like Joe could draw a crowd.

    Re images- So no drag and drop of memes? I’ll try to remember to save the link when I make them. Thanks.

  12. Bruce Ryan says:

    The Dershow is Allan Dershowitz and it is my choice for clear thinking on what the law is.

  13. Ed Forbes says:

    It keeps on getting better. Twitter is digging a hole and climbing in.
    .
    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/01/12/twitter-strongly-condemns-internet-shutdowns-in-uganda/
    .
    Ahead of the Ugandan election, we’re hearing reports that Internet service providers are being ordered to block social media and messaging apps.
    .
    We strongly condemn internet shutdowns – they are hugely harmful, violate basic human rights and the principles of the #OpenInternet.
    .
    — Twitter Public Policy (@Policy) January 12, 2021
    .
    Access to information and freedom of expression, including the public conversation on Twitter, is never more important than during democratic processes, particularly elections.#UgandaDecides2021 #KeepItOn https://t.co/Q2SJfsFUiD
    .
    — Twitter Public Policy (@Policy) January 12, 2021
    ………
    The other side on banning Twitter & Facebook
    .
    “That social channel you are talking about, if it is going to operate in Uganda, it should be used equitably by everybody who wants to use it,” Museveni said of Twitter and Facebook. “If you want to take sides against the National Resistance Movement, then that group will not operate in Uganda.”

    .

  14. E.M.Smith says:

    @Pinroot:

    It is just what Progressives and Socialists always do. Purges and mass murder are their norm. It starts off small with banning, social attacks and “reducation”, then grows….

  15. pinroot says:

    @EM – Yeah, I’ve read enough history to know how this works… Eventually the ‘struggle sessions’ will start, they already exist in some universities. At least I’m not a registered Republican, so I can stay off their radar a while longer. I also do very little social media, mostly lurking, so there’s that. I’ll also be getting ‘retired’ in October, so I don’t have to worry about my job much longer. On the other hand, I’m a boomer, and nearly everybody thinks of them as expendable, so as usual, I can hope for the best, and try to prepare for the worst.

  16. Nancy & John Hultquist says:

    Tonyb
    Perhaps NY Rep. Elise Stefanik

  17. pinroot says:

    Twitter is getting a little heavy handed. I had this open in a browser tab, to look at at a later time. Looks like I waited too long. Just scroll and see for yourselves:

    https://twitter.com/SnarkishDanno/status/1300143891866214400

  18. pinroot says:

    Never mind, I wasn’t thinking, that won’t work. Basically every single tweet in the thread is from a now banned account, about two screenfuls (I got a partial screenshot, but have to host it somewhere to post it). They’re apparently banning everybody! Oh, while simultaneously complaining about Uganda blocking them because of an upcoming election. Probably the smartest thing Uganda could do, ban social media to prevent them from influencing their election.

  19. E.M.Smith says:

    Yeah, the dissonance of simultaneously griping about being banned while banning was something to see…

    Not being a twit, nor twitting, I find it all amusing.

  20. billinoz says:

    @ EM, the story for the link to the Manila Enquirer was sourced from Reuters…

    The Manilla Enquirer is one of the major daily newspapers in the Philippines with a massive print & online audience. You could argue that Reuters is biassed but that story is indeed what Filipinos are reading about the USA …

  21. billinoz says:

    PS I’ve just read that Youtube has now banned Trump on it’s platform…
    Are there any mainstream social media platforms left that have not banned him ?

  22. Ossqss says:

    Troll alert!

    Judith was right in her decision evedently. He has found a new home to substitute.

    I give up.

  23. David A says:

    A Troll is often one who makes repeated assertions, and is perpetually non-responsive to the vast majority of information contrary to their ideology. Also their is a tendency to mass insult the majority of a particular blogs participants, as in calling everyone who supports President Trump a cult.
    So yes, he fits the bill.

  24. gallopingcamel says:

    @pinroot,
    You have been banned Twitter. That is a badge of honor.
    Twitter has not banned me yet which makes me feel dirty and inadequate.

  25. David A says:

    Thus particular troll takes delight in posting the media and internet blackout of President Trump, and any conservative non socialist perspective. It is really pitiful small behaviour of a disturbed immature child.

  26. gallopingcamel says:

    If any of you took the time to look at the link “billinoz” provided you will find this gem that can be traced back to Reuters (mostly Fake News):
    “Trump has claimed, without evidence, that he won the election.”

    To anyone who is not brain dead it is obvious that Trump won the election in a landslide of Reagan like proportions. Democrat cheating on an unprecedented scale stole the election and there is a mountain of evidence showing that.

  27. billinoz says:

    I’m 73. I first met the word “Troll” back in the late 1960’s when I read Tolkien’s The Hobbit”.
    And in the Hobbit a Troll is an evil murderous creature of limited intelligence who can only walk about in the world at night, It spends the daylight hours in dark caves. If a troll cannot get back to a cave before dawn the sun’s light turns into stone and stone dead.

    On the blog I see my roll lately as being a mirror shining the light of factual information into the dark cave like places where some some of you wish to live – hiding from the rest of the human world. Some folks will be able to see the light an become free. But others are blind and in darkness and see the light as a threat.

    Such is life.

  28. llanfar says:

    @billinoz technically they could ban Trump‘s account, but an account is not necessary to use YouTube if not streaming (live or otherwise). So a Pyrrhic victory.

  29. Nancy and John

    She will be 40 by the time of the next election but will have had lots of experience. Looks a good choice but I have never heard her speak and do not know how well she could construct a power base.

    Also her support of Trump might disqualify her in the eyes of the GOP who might be seeking a new direction, but on paper she could do the business.

  30. billinoz says:

    the USA joint Chiefs of Staff have expressed their view of the rioeters last Wednesday at the Capitol :
    “The senior officers of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff condemned the deadly riot at the Capitol last week, saying it was a “direct assault” on the constitutional process and illegal, according to a memo sent to the entire military.

    “We witnessed actions inside the Capitol building that were inconsistent with the rule of law. The rights of freedom of speech and assembly do not give anyone the right to resort to violence, sedition and insurrection,” according to the one-page undated memorandum.

    The rest of their memo and other details can be found here :
    https://en.mercopress.com/2021/01/13/the-us-joint-chiefs-of-staff-condemn-the-deadly-riot-on-capitol-defined-as-sedition-and-insurrection

    This link, in the interests of offering a balance global view, is from the media in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

  31. A C Osborn says:

    billinoz says: 13 January 2021 at 6:26 am
    “On the blog I see my roll lately as being a mirror shining the light of factual information into the dark cave like places where some some of you wish to live”

    Makes you sound so altuistic, when in fact you are just a WUM, there is no “factual” content to the majority of your posts, merely mass media propoganda.

  32. billinoz says:

    PS More from that memo:
    “Any act to disrupt the constitutional process is not only against our traditions, values, and oath; it is against the law……”
    And
    “On January 20, 2021, in accordance with the Constitution, confirmed by the states and the courts, and certified by Congress, President-elect Biden will be inaugurated and will become our 46th commander in chief,” memo reads.
    By the way, I note a certain reluctance to air much news on this issue in the Argentine press,, Almost ‘Ho Hum’ to use a phrase..

    But then the Argentines have a bloody, rich and deep history of coups and major demonstrations against government to compare things with. I guess for them attack on the Capitol was all a bit of . a damp squib compared to what they have endured.

  33. A C Osborn says:

    Listening to him talk and based on his experience I think Pompeo would make a good President.

  34. billinoz says:

    @ AC Osborn, I doubt any light I reflect will ever reach your heart,,,Too much ‘stone’ in the way !
    :-(

    And as for what I post being propaganda ? Well it does come from across the planet : The UK, Europe, Australia, Asia, South America etc And it is universal in expressing the view that the people wo tried to occupy the Capitol were knaves or terrorists.
    NOWHERE HAS THERE BEEN PUBLISHED AN ARTICLE PRAISING THE ATTACK ON THE CAPITOL
    Surely that should make you think a little.

    And finally, Not even the genuinely conservative American military have any time for what happened… .

  35. H.R. says:

    @A C Osborn re Pompeo – He has come up through the swamp. He headed the CIA for a bit. He’s not to be trusted with the reins of power, IMO.

    In my opinion, it’s up to 70 – 80 million Americans to clean out the swamp. That is our job to do. Then we need to find another outsider.

    A third party has been suggested. Normally, third parties fail and just serve as a splitter. However, with so many traditional Dem voters waking up and walking away and Repub voters realizing that their party is just the right wing of the Uniparty bird, I think there may be enough voters for a third party to overwhelm both wings (D & R) of the Uniparty.

    The 3rd party votes are there. The problem of who counts the votes still remains.

  36. billinoz says:

    HR, And if there in the USA you had preferential voting a third arty might have an impact.
    But until then I doubt any change will happen.

  37. E.M.Smith says:

    @Billinoz:

    Your faith in mass media is naive. Do you really think Argentine or Manila newspapers have staff at thousands of cities around the world? The reality is that a few organizations create the news reports. Reuters, United Press International, Associated Press.

    There are a few non-English language services and wanna-bees, but the big ones pretty much control what is global “news”.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wire_services

    The Editors & owners of papers tell the staff how to spin stories. The job of the reporter is no longer to go find and report. It is to craft and spin an edit of a wire story to please the owners and editors. For most out of area stories, the reporter gets a copy of an AP, UPI, or Reuters story, makes some edits and very occasionally some spin adjustments, and turns it in.

    How do I know this? Stories often have the same source marked (look for the little AP or UPI at the top). Comparing across a few papers, you will find versions of the same text. Usually just different bits cut out for size. You get the same biased spun story regardless of which paper.

    BTW, if you see your roll as Light Bringer, be aware of your predecessors:

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

    from the Latin Vulgate, which translated הֵילֵל by the Latin word lucifer (uncapitalized), “the morning star, the planet Venus”, or, as an adjective, “light-bringing”

    But you self identify as Lucifer, I’m OK with that.

    (See how spin works?)

    I suggest you consider getting your own blog if you wish to proselytize your positions. This one is my journal where I put my notes and observations. Folks visiting here are free to comment on the articles, politely, but not write there own articles in comments, nor proselytize / SPAM. Certainly not fight with me over editorial content.

    (See how editorial control works?)

    So you are welcome here as you have generally been polite, but don’t go all Crusader Changing The Heathens on me, ok? I don’t need flame wars to police, or cat fights to hose down.

  38. A C Osborn says:

    billinoz says: 13 January 2021 at 9:58 am

    You seem to forget that I am in the UK.
    I have watched the mass media here distort the truth for the last 5 years.
    I have also watched the Australian press do exactly the same.
    Absolutley nothing in the US press is as it seems, the way to tell is watch and learn the original data and not the propoganda sound bytes that the press puts out.
    You seem very reluctant to do so, preferring to spout lies, half truths and distortions, but I cannot imagine why, unless it is only about the USA & President Trump, which would explain it.
    You are a classic Wind Up Merchant (WUM) going on to various forums and deliberatley taking the opposing view to that of it’s denizens.
    I will not intereact with from this point forward.

  39. David A says:

    A part of the voter fraud was when a portion (state precincts) of the military vote came in , I think it was 95 percent pro Biden. Completely unprecedented and highly unlikely.

    As to any statements from the military, one must remember Obama replaced hundreds of Generals.
    Also, as to any general criticism of violence at the Capitol protest, well President Trump also criticised said violence.

    I am curious if anyone is so foolish to say the Capitol protest is undemocratic, would insist that voter fraud is democratic.

    So then it becomes a question of if voter fraud occured. And then, if so, of how much.

    Those who place their thumbs on their ears and blindfolds on their eyes, and mindlessly say, “there was no voter fraud”hundreds of times, are ridiculous.

    There is overwhelming evidence of fraud, thousands of witnesses, and tremendous statistical evidence of unprecedented fraud. What very little forensic investigation was allowed, showed the Dominion system was built for fraud.

    Court after court refused to hear the witnesses, and refused to allow audits of the ballots, or of the machines. Blanket statements of no real meaningful fraud, void of addressing these very specific charges ( which encompass hundreds of pages of evidence) are nothing but rank propoganda.

    Anyone posting the same mindless drivel over and over, and being non responsive to the specific evidence, is not a serious person, unworthy of engagement, as there is no exchange of information. So, if such a person wishes to have a dialogue, they can actually answer questions.

    So, if an election is fradulantly stolen is that democratic?

    Is civil disobedience a respected aspect of democracy?

    Is it conceivable that opposition groups can infiltrate President Trump supporters and behave in violent illegal actions to cast President Trump supporters in a negative light?

    Is there evidence this occured?
    How do you refute this evidence?

    If modern technology and international corporations, and world political organizations have shrunk the world through their growth, is it possible that corruption has likewise grown to global proportions?

    What is the evidence for voter fraud that someone who says there was none of, or very little, refutes?

  40. YMMV says:

    Trolls, pick one …
    https://www.dreamstime.com/photos-images/norwegian-troll.html

    If trollinoz wonders where Tolkien found that mythology,

  41. H.R. says:

    Buh-Bye, Bill.

    I’d written earlier that either you are naïve or you are not, and I was trying to make up my mind.

    I have made up my mind. You are not naïve.

    Adios. Sayonara, Toodles.

  42. Nancy & John Hultquist says:

    Demonizing any one that has associated with DJT, his family, businesses, appointees, and so on is beneath my idea of America.
    Being from an unknown family, it was never assumed that a call would come from the USA President to serve in the Executive Branch of the government.
    Still, it was a common refrain on the western slopes of the Appalachian Mountains that if that call ever came – you go.

  43. pinroot says:

    @gallopingcamel – Re: Twitter ban. Looking back, it was probably the best thing that could happen. It was a major time sink at times, I was constantly amazed at some of the stuff people there would say/believe. The double standards and hypocrisy there are mind numbing. On the other hand, I’ve managed to find a few sites that don’t censor and allow conservatives to speak their minds, yet aren’t just echo chambers, so that’s been nice. And most of the ones I’ve found are decentralized, so it’s not as easy to just shut them down, the way they did Parler.

  44. DonM says:

    RE: NY Rep. Elise Stefanik

    The few times I saw her I was impressed. She is smart enough that she can wing it while speaking if she needs to. As a VP candidate she would be a great draw.

    With respect to Trump associations, all a person needs to do is say that they “agree with majority of his (implemented) policies, but at times, was (very) disappointed in his manner of communication & his exaggerations. Policy should be the most important thing, but conflicting & biased coverage sometimes don’t allow for a clear focus on policy. It would be nice if we could focus policy over personality and let the people that we serve decide. (A major difference between myself and Trump is that I won’t try belittle specific opposition by pointing out that they slept their way into their initial positions of power … I mean, you won’t see me saying heels up about anyone.)
    Let us just focus on policy.”

  45. philjourdan says:

    Constitutionally – they have no leg to stand on. The constitution is not vague about impeachment. It specifically says a “sitting president”. As of next Wednesday, he will no longer be sitting. Pelousi is just over reaching. As are the democrats and Lynn Cheney. She will not be re-elected.

  46. The True Nolan says:

    Interesting commentary on the use of political violence.

    Barring some last minute miracle, the US has now reached the “Badges?! We don’t need no stinking badges!” stage of political abuse. The pretense of reasonable legal justification is over. They have guns and the will to dominate.

  47. philjourdan says:

    @billinoz says:
    13 January 2021 at 6:26 am

    That’s ok. The internet version is a person that posts lies, and adds nothing of substance to a discussion. They do not have to live under bridges and eat Hobbits.

    So you still qualify! Be careful of sunlight.

  48. Compu Gator says:

    A quickish heads-up!

    A Central Fla. affiliate of ABC Radio News (but otherwise carrying some conservative content) reports that 10 Republican members of Congress voted with the shameless Democrat lynch mob in favor of impeaching President Trump yet again. It’s difficult to imagine what kind of congressional districts any Republican could be representing for which that vote provides a political advantage. I suppose the offenders will turn out to be notorious raging RINOs–but still!

    The only mitigating news is that according to the U.S. Senate calendar as presently construed, it would be unable to convene the necessary trial until 1&#p.m. on Inauguration Day for the Usurper-in-Cheat  -Chief.

  49. cdquarles says:

    Yes, 10 “Republicans” did so vote. I saw a list of them (in my state, it was 6 no and 1 yes, with the one yes being CD7; and 6R no and 1D yes). What districts they represent, I do not know and am not that motivated to find out.

  50. Compu Gator says:

    I’ve just lifted my New Year-purchased drinking mug in a toast to the the U.S. House of Representatives:

    You have finally brought an end to the Constitutional republic of the United States of America. May all you who conspired in massive election fraud, or voted to impeach Pres. Donald Trump for a 2nd time, be condemned to Hell.

    For the many atheists & agnostics among you, I believe that you’ll learn to your horror that it’s a real place, not merely an ancient Christian fantasy that you can ignore without consequence. And it’ll be your home for eternity.

    What!?  Some readers concluded that I have strong feelings about the situation?  What have I written that would give them such an idea?

  51. Quail says:

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/the-problem-with-insurrection-in-the-impeachment-article/?taid=5fffc27c8844f300011af5ee&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
    “…top Democrats and influential progressive legal scholars contend that President Trump, and perhaps other Republicans and Trump supporters who can be tied to the events that led to the siege on the Capitol last Wednesday, could be disqualified from holding public office under Section 3. The ban is triggered if a person is found to “have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against [the United States], or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.”

    The main attraction of Section 3 to Democrats is that it takes just a simple majority vote of both houses to disqualify a person. This makes it easier to accomplish than the disqualification from future public office that can flow from impeachment, which requires a two-thirds-supermajority vote for conviction in the Senate. Moreover, as Dan further explains, progressive scholars

    also aim at finding a way to run the Section 3 machinery around Senate Republicans, and potentially use it to give judges or other unspecified actors the power to disqualify en masse[.]… Their idea is plainly to use an expansive definition to have party-line votes of Democrats target a lot of Republicans, potentially including everybody who objected to counting electors….”

  52. pinroot says:

    Just saw this, sorry if it doesn’t format properly, I’m still learning apparently:

    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) just promised Newsmax to introduce articles of impeachment against Joe Biden on Jan. 21.— Jack Shafer (@jackshafer) January 14, 2021

    https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

    And then there’s this:
    Democratic Member Accuses Colleagues Of Conducting Surveillance For Capitol Rioters
    (Hope I did that right lol)

  53. another ian says:

    David A and ACO

    There is a saying up this way that “you can tell a Victorian but you can’t tell them very much”

  54. H.R. says:

    @pinroot – Impeach Biden the day after he is sworn in?

    Consider that Gropin’ Joe was a paper cutout for the steal and Comma-La was intended to be President from the get-go. Then the Dems would be more than happy to have a (R) take the heat for impeachment as they throw Sniffin’ Joe under the bus.

    If the Articles have anything to do with Joe’s pay-to-play schemes, then it won’t happen. All but a handful of the members of the House and Senate are in on the same get-rich formula and some of that would leak out if they went after Barmy Biden on the corruption angle.

  55. billinoz says:

    @Another Ian, Re Victoria :
    Victoria recorded no new coronavirus infections in the community or in hotel quarantine on Wednesday, the eighth straight day without locally acquired cases in the state.

    No bad ehhh ? Especially compared with last July when it was 7-800 a day becoming infected with Covid in Victoria.
    so maybe there is not much that anyone can really tell Victorians.
    A link to help your ponderings :
    recorded no new coronavirus infections in the community or in hotel quarantine on Wednesday, the eighth straight day without locally acquired cases in the state.

  56. David A says:

    So, if such a person wishes to have a dialogue, they can actually answer questions.

    So, if an election is fraudlantly stolen, is that democratic?

    Is civil disobedience a respected aspect of democracy?

    Is it conceivable that opposition groups can infiltrate President Trump supporters and behave in violent illegal actions to cast President Trump supporters in a negative light?

    Is there evidence this occured?

    How do you refute this evidence?

    If modern technology and international corporations, and world political organizations have shrunk the world through their growth, is it possible that corruption has likewise grown to global proportions?

    What is the evidence for voter fraud that someone who says there was very little of, refutes?

    Were the many BLM riots far more numerous, violent and destructive then the clearly “mostly peaceful protest” at the Capitol?

    In the dozens of President Trump conventions, with many tens of thousands of supporters in dozens of states, were they not very peaceful?

    Has there been a pattern of violence against President Trump supporters?

    Have the democrats absurdly defended the hate mongering violent BLM and ANTIFA?

  57. another ian says:

    “Tennis stars Covid+ can jet in, while Victorians can’t get home. The clown-led state.”

    https://www.michaelsmithnews.com/2021/01/tennis-stars-covid-can-jet-in-while-victorians-cant-get-home-the-clown-led-state.html

  58. pinroot says:

    @HR I hadn’t really thought of it that way. This plays right into the Dem’s hands, they won’t have to use the 25th amendment against Joe, and it would put Harris in as the first “female of color” president. Yeah, she’s the one they wanted, that’s why Joe ‘picked’ her. I don’t know what her (Marjorie Taylor Greene) reasons are, I’ll have to look into that. But I think you’re right, if it’s Joe’s pay-to-play scheme, yeah, that’s not going anywhere. It’s going to be interesting.

  59. M Simon says:

    A C Osborn says:
    13 January 2021 at 9:50 am

    Pompeo has the disadvantage of once being the head of the BHZ or DJB if you prefer.

  60. M Simon says:

    billinoz says:
    13 January 2021 at 9:58 am
    Not even the genuinely conservative American military have any time for what happened… .

    Of course. Now is it what the MSM paints or what conservatives paint?

    Conservatives are showing that BLM and antifafa attacked the Capitol while the Trump crowd was otherwise occupied. Suppose that is the interpretation the Military had in mind?

  61. M Simon says:

    E.M.Smith says:
    13 January 2021 at 2:27 pm

    In radio we used to have rip and read. Take (rip was the actual effort – the TTY had a ripping bar) the copy off the TTY pick a few interesting stories the DJ reads for 5 minutes plus a commercial. As Chief Engineer at WTAO I was the news dept. when on shift. About ’72 or ’73 IIRC

    BTW WKRP was a fair rendition of our station.

  62. M Simon says:

    philjourdan says:
    13 January 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Now consider the alternate view. Suppose she thinks he will still be President on the 21st?

  63. jlue says:

    I heard a Conservative say, “Well, at least Democrats have shown us how to do it.” Im not sure if they meant how to steal an election or impeach a president. Here is my view on the impeachment… https://jlue.wordpress.com/2021/01/14/impeachment-really/

  64. E.M.Smith says:

    @M.Simon:

    “Rip and read”… good one!

    @The True Nolan:

    The guy in that video has nailed it.

  65. E.M.Smith says:

    I’ve lost track of who / where pointed me at this link:
    https://www.simonparkes.org/post/yesterday

    but in it, we find out why Parler was so suddenly nuked. A message from Trump:

    Note at the bottom he says he is on Parler and to spread his address…

    So of course the Communists In Charge decided to nuke Parler…

    Somebody needs to set up a Mastodon account on his own server for POTUS.

  66. p.g.sharrow says:

    President Trump is also leaving messages on”Telegram”

  67. another ian says:

    “The Big Shift Continues, Narrative Now: ‘Lockdowns Have No Benefit’”

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2021/01/15/the-big-shift-continues-narrative-now-lockdowns-have-no-benefit/

    Victoria?

  68. E.M.Smith says:

    @Another Ian:

    Now that the belief is Trump has been neutralized, there is no longer a reason to make everyone miserable, destroy the economy they desire to milk, and generally accuse Trump of causing the misery.

    Just sayin’… watch for the hard turn…

  69. billinoz says:

    @ Another Ian, In July there were 700+ infections per day in Victoria. And the state government mandated a strict lockdown in the entire city of Melbourne. This brought the disease under control but it took until November to do so. Victoria then emerged from Lockdown for 4-5 weeks with no local transmission for 72 days. (!!!!! ) And the border controls were relaxed all across Australia.

    Just before Xmas the UK variant of Covid somehow escaped from quarantine in Sydney & Brisbane and was then flown to Melbourne by Australian travellers. That lead to border closures again. But no major lockdown in Victoria. But a lot of individuals were instructed to self quarantine. for 14+ days. There has been no local transmission of Covid in Victoria for 9 days. That is a result of the border closure with NSW & Qld.

  70. llanfar says:

    @E.M. Smith I highly doubt that post is POTUS. Likely a LARP.

    The first news I’ve heard that he had settled on a new platform was today – and I’m still skeptical (CloutHub).

  71. llanfar says:

    I can’t find confirmation on CloutHub either… Multiple sources for gab ripping all his content with help, but he hasn’t joined their platform.

  72. E.M.Smith says:

    @illanfar:

    The first casualty of war is truth, and this IS a flat out propaganda / political war.

    I’ll believe POTUS has a new posting home when he or his family is on video saying so AND I can validate the video…

  73. M Simon says:

    Copy and paste from above.

    Note at the bottom he says he is on Parler and to spread his address

  74. M Simon says:

    He was leaving the WH with papers in hand? He wanted them to be seen. He knows what inside pockets are for. More hope pron.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/01/breaking-mike-lindell-visits-trump-white-house-media-captures-pictures-notes-president-referring-crimes-insurrection-act/

  75. p.g.sharrow says:

    President Trump and his family are messaging on “Telegram” and “GAB”

  76. I found Trump on Telegram. I think the GAB account is one that was created by someone in order to basically mirror his Twitter feed. I think they’re trying to get him to actually join, but apparently he’s had other things gong on at the moment. I haven’t looked for the rest of his family, although I did see Jr’s name pop up on Telegram, so I’ll probably give that a follow.

  77. gallopingcamel says:

    Twitter and Apple may have created a new “Social Media” super star.

    I suspect Parler will grow rapidly now that Trump is on board. Whoever is providing the platform should prosper too,

    It amazes me that “Media” supporting free speech and conservative views are not dominant here. Why should anyone support companies that hate the US Constitution while grovelling to the CCP (Chinese Communist Party)?

    I will not spend another dollar to benefit Apple or Amazon. I don’t watch the NBA or the NFL any more. I was a golf fanatic until the PGA allowed political slogans to be displayed by their players on television. Some twit was shown with a “Black Lives Matter” emblem on his golf shoes. What a bunch of clowns trying to “Virtue Signal” to Marxists who burned our cities for 200 days. You can’t compromise with evil; you have to fight it until your last breath. Our corporate “Titans” are cowards who think they will be left alone if they grab their ankles. Their “Eat Me Last” strategy never works.

    Even though I worked for Verizon for several years I have cut all ties. Now I have to figure out how to get rid of my ATT cell phone account. I stopped buying newspapers many years ago but on the positive side now subscribe to the excellent “Epoch Times”.

    I am hoping that people here can start listing companies that deserve my support,

  78. @GallopingCamel – Well, here’s a list of companies that DO NOT deserve your support (it’s fairly long and if you drop them all, I’m not sure how you’ll get by, so you have to decide on a case by case basis):

    https://www.investingadvicewatchdog.com/Liberal-Companies-Boycott.html

  79. E.M.Smith says:

    nice list of companies…

    Even if you can’t dump all of them, a 60% dump still hurts “bigley”…

  80. cdquarles says:

    One thing to note about franchised restaurants: though the main company may be ‘woke’, the local franchises may not. Try to find out and if they are not ‘woke’, support them somewhat.

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