DEAR MAGA: TGIF Open Thread 20240209

Attitude Adjustment


Makes 1

½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)

¼ oz. Green Chartreuse

¾ oz. lime juice

1½ oz. Matusalem Clasico Rum

Miller High Life to bottom (and as a side sipper)

Lime wheel, to garnish

  1. Step 1Build in the shaker tin—first the simple syrup, then the lime, Chartreuse, and rum. Taste. Miller High Life is deceptively sweet, so before the cocktail gets strained into your glass, it needs to be on the dry side. 
  2. Step 2Grab your Collins glass and add 4 ice cubes, then bottom with some of the beer; set aside. Add 3 ice cubes to the shaking tin and Collins shake. Taste again. Does it feel a little too hot and boozy right now? That’s okay! It’s going to mingle with the beer, which will stretch out the dilution. Strain into the prepared Collins glass. We serve the beer remaining in the pony bottle alongside the cocktail. Garnish with the lime wheel.

Badlands News Brief – February 9, 2024

Catturd Republicans Vs. Taylor Swift Democrats

Democrat Lawyer Admits At Supreme Court That Only One Party Can Be Allowed To Rig Elections

Justice Jackson Shuts Down After Trump Lawyer Explains Why ‘Insurrection’ Mania Is A Stupid Talking Point

The Vladimir Putin Interview

The CDC Is BIG Mad at Their Own Scientists for Proving Masks (Even N95) Don’t Work

Tweets & Stuff From X

Don’t really trust Patrick Byrne at all, but he has a point.

The reason this post is cutting it close to the wire of Midnight EST is because I was on the phone with a friend who was complaining to me about these very things.

They’re ready to give him the exit stage left hook.

Memes & Other Fun Stuff

And now for the business portion of the post borrowed from Tuesday:

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Fellow tree dweller the late Wheatie gave us some good reminders on the basics of civility in political discourse:

  1. No food fights.
  2. No running with scissors.
  3. If you bring snacks, bring enough for everyone.

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If you see something has not been posted, do us all a favor, and post it. Please, do not complain that it has not been done yet.

The scroll wheel on your mouse can be your friend. As mature adults, please use it here in the same manner you would in avoiding online porn.


PSALMS 81:10-15

9There shall be no strange god among you; you shall not bow down to a foreign god. 10I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it. 11“But my people did not listen to my voice; Israel would have none of me. 12So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own counsels. 13O that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways! 14I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn my hand against their foes.


Not funny.

Again, not really funny.

Have a good weekend!

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Thank you, De Pat, for another week of superb content.


Oh, and a quick visit to The Huntington….

This first video purports to show the Rose Garden, Herb Garden, and Japanese Garden. Oddly, you only catch a glimpse of the Japanese Garden (the brown building way off behind the wisteria is the tea pavilion)…..but spend considerable time in the Chinese Garden (which is comparatively new). You catch a bit of a glimpse of the Shakespeare Garden (plants mentioned in Shakespeare) with the pomegranate.

This second video shows off some of the Desert Garden — at one time, the world’s largest.

You catch glimpses of the adjacent Palm Garden from the Desert Garden, and then there is the Bamboo Garden behind that, then the Jungle Garden (which shows up in a lot of TV and movies). Beyond the “normal” Japanese Garden, there is a raked-gravel Zen Garden and bonsai collection. In addition to these, there is a Camellia Garden, an Australian Garden, and a Conservatory.


I hope to meet you there one day and have you show me around.


Another garden you might want to feature sometime, Coothie, is Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina. “It was founded by Archer Milton Huntington, stepson of railroad magnate Collis Potter Huntington, and Anna Hyatt Huntington, his wife, to feature sculptures by Anna and her sister Harriet Randolph Hyatt Mayor, along with other American sculptors.” –


I’m listening to the Putin interview and I can say that he is so far above the level of our leaders that it makes me want to cry. Only DJT has what it takes to deal with him.


but does he ever actually answer a question.

he’s definitely mentally fit, no doubt about it.

and polite, poised, engaging…informative…like a history professor.

but he’s KGB.



My feelings exactly – and I haven’t watched it yet.

I’m reticent to do so until I can really concentrate and discern what is propaganda and what is truth.

Right now, I’m overloaded because Sally Q being immediately post surgery.

Valerie Curren

Hope you & Sally will be doing well & getting some much needed rest soon.





the word wily also comes to mind.

rather enigmatic, that sly Putin smirk.

Putin’s nobody’s fool.

and he’s loyal….to Russia.

maybe that’s why PDJT admires him…and maybe Putin admires Trump for the very same reasons.

in a world of lies deception and compromised fools on parade, loyalty is scarce.

Putin knows full well why Tucker is there.

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Not certain why Tucker is there yet pretty much certain why PDT and Putin got together. IMHO.


Catch the tid bit of Tucker’s CI.a connection?




Interesting in today’s climate. Is TC who we want him to be?
TC’s facial expression had an element of surprise.

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Gail Combs

Yes, however Tucker (supposedly) did not join the CIA.


Uh, yea… Wonder if CIA contacted Tucker before he went to Russia. Or DoS…

  • I think so. My comment to Smiley, slightly up. (I think.)

TC’s father has a wild bio. Have posted before. Even Wikipoo cannot hide it.


I took it as Putin trolling him (cryptic remark ?) or trying to be cute, actually referring to USA when he said “you” to Tucker…

I’m not enjoying Tucker’s clueless expressions, BTW…he comes off as confused, bewildered.

not a good look.



All too often, I felt Tucker appeared lost, confused, frustrated, even an occasional smart ass smirk.

The interview had no time limits, that we know of. So, Putin can engage with long answers if he wished to do so. Americans, at least this one, benefited from Putins long answers AND how he answers with facts. The listener is required to, listen. Connect dots.

  • Tucker ended the interview.

The interviewee has the prerogative to answer as he pleases. Not required to answer, as Americans are accustomed.

Tucker never expected the history lesson, nor answers, that required listening AND comprehension ,of what was stated.

Putin numerous times restated what he’d said. Which DID answer questions, over and over.

I thought it Cheap, when Tucker asked Putin to release some goof. Then Tucker doubled down. Tripled down. Putin was clear, with each answer. NO. The charges are serious. Deception was involved.

  • ^^^ Smacks of CIA or USG putting Tucker up to this nonsense.
Robert Baker

I agree I thought that last question attempting to instigate some prisoner exchange was an odd ending to an otherwise good interview. Tucker may have wanted a little more credit for his bravery than was strictly needed. Tucker was a little self indulgent at that point. It is very difficult to stay humble when you are on top of your world. He will have to continue to work on that.

Gail Combs

It may have been strategic. By getting into prisoner exchange he looks less like a Putin puppet.


Totally agree that it was highly inappropriate to ask Putin about the prisoner. But doubling down was insulting to Putin but VP maintained his cool and simply restated the official Russian position.

For a short time period, Tucker seemed to forget he was in Russia not America.


The answers are there.

Putin didn’t play gotcha games, the West favors.


way too pedantic, imo.

we don’t need to be lectured to.

we were expecting all sorts of truth bombs with this interview and, frankly, it was more like Putin was interviewing Tucker and, while endlessly talking about Russian history, evading a few questions.


Never-the-less, questions were answered.


The US, AND West need to understand why Russia Special Military Operation is happening in Ukraine.

  • My guesstimate is history IS the foundation.
  • Recent piss poor actions by the US, the West over the past thirty or forty years, have pushed Russia into Action.
  • The history lesson was mostly new to me. AND, appreciated.
  • Much of the past thirty or forty years, has been posted numerous times QTree.
  • BUT, Most of America WAS clueless. May STILL be clueless. Minsk I. Minsk II… Coup in Ukraine. Nuland… CIA…

Is there a corollary of sorts in America? (Rhetorical.)


Ben Hardwell [from warroom] calls Nuland the Angel of Death.

Gail Combs

She is, where she goes a Color Revolution follows.

Robert Baker

I don’t see it as pedantic at all. Putin knew he was talking to an American audience who had no historical context at all for the Ukraine-Russia conflict. I will make two observations: 1) Putin was trying to be diplomatic and, at the same time, seriously address the questions. Such answers require context for an audience that does not pay attention to international relations. 2) The fact that Putin would pause after questions to organize his answers indicated that he was thoughtful but also indicated that he did not know the questions before hand as is common in some town hall events with American politicians. That told me the guy has a sharp and logical mind.


Very perceptive of you to notice the pauses, and good on you to describe why they were significant.


B I N G O.


Actually, a lot of us DO need lectures. The Ugly American is still alive and well. Putin knows this — hence the lectures on history.

Barb Meier

To me, Putin sharing Russian history wasn’t a lecture as much as it was sharing the perspective of Russians with Americans (including me) who have too little knowledge about Russia. I was interested in the context of what he was explaining. Putin was telling us Russia’s story.

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Barb Meier

When they talked about genetics, I took that as referring to biolabs. Tucker asked about Elon’s brain chip implant and Putin did respond to that saying the world needs to define rules about what should be allowed. We have agreements on biological weapons and it is the US and China ignoring those.


Nothing says this has to be the only interview of TC and VP.

Gail Combs

Putin nicely set-up his position starting with the historical background. He knows most Americans would be completely ignorant of that history. Witness those college students who are incapable of naming three other countries outside if the USA. (Yesterday’s open thread)

Without the historic background you can not actually understand the situation.

It is one reason I like Breaking History even though I do not always agree.


The history is for people who are able to think and reason on things that need more explanation than a 10 second sound bite.


this is why I love the Amish with horses & buggies, no phones, no static….no mixed-reality headsets. 🤖

Society One Step Closer To Dystopia : Vision- Pro Early Adopters Spotted In Wild

article link…


Apple’s mixed-reality headset

👉 Apple Vision Pro

hit the shelves a week ago and already the early adopters of same have been seen walking around, stumbling around and even operating vehicles while wearing the freaking things.


bizarro world

weirdness in videos, at the link.

this can’t end well.

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Gail Combs

When the assholes driving with those on have and accident and the injured SUE APPLE as well as the asshole, things may return to at least a little bit of sanity.


>>> I am the furthest person, from an Apple fan.

  :wpds_arrow:  The asshole operator caused the accident. Not Apple. Think Glock, S&W…

pat frederick

i wonder if there is a warning in the instructions to indemnify themselves in case idiots use their products.
for instance on every curling iron i have bought in the last 10 years–there is a warning to NOT use the device INTERNALLY while plugged in.
it boggles the mind that such a warning was necessary.

Gail Combs

That is there to prevent lawsuits.


But not to prevent using it as a sex toy.

That’s fine as long as you don’t plug it in.

Valerie Curren


Cuppa Covfefe

RIght up there with the peanuts or mixed nut packages with the label:

“Warning: might contain nuts”….

Well, that’s reassuring. Nuts is what I’m paying for in that package…. and the “two-foot toaster cord” rule caused a lot of house fires when it was enacted, as people rushed to use lamp extension (No. 18) extension cords for their bright, shiny, line-cord-impaired 1200-watt toasters… funny how hot those little wires get when overloaded…

[I just took the thing apart and soldered in a longer “heater” cord… that’s probably illegal to do now…]…..

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Gail Combs

Hey you gotta have a warning for the dumb Sheeple who can’t even read now don’t you?

…According to a Gallup analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education, there are about 130 million adults in the U.S. who have low literacy skills. This indicates that 54% of Americans between the ages of 16 and 74 read at a level below that of the sixth grade.

pat frederick

Darwin had a theory about weeding out those people

Gail Combs


Just as long as they do not also take out innocent bystanders I am good with that.

Gail Combs

Doesn’t prevent a lawsuit against Apple.

Remember they just convicted the mom of a mass shooter of Manslaughter.

I think it would depend on Apple’s advertising and warnings


Surroundings. Always remain aware of your environment and body posture during use. Apple Vision Pro is designed for use in controlled areas that are safe, on a level surface. Do not use it around stairs, balconies, railings, glass, mirrors, sharp objects, sources of excessive heat, windows, or other hazards. Never use Apple Vision Pro while operating a moving vehicle, bicycle, heavy machinery, or in any other situations requiring attention to safety. Using the device in low light conditions may increase the risk of collision with objects in your environment.


Yes. There are differences.

Sticking with, The asshole operator caused the accident. Not Apple.


Not the same.

The Glock does not interact with you nor does it cause visual fakery.


Wow, that Molech meme really hits the nail right on the head.

Cuppa Covfefe

Remember to thank your English teachers 🙂
(H/T Filly over at Marica’s)

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It’s ba-ack.


if you’re sick to bleeding death of Joe Biden, please raise your hand.


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Can you say President Harris?

I knew you could. [h/t Mr Rogers]




This is the full text of the Dr. David Cartland X post from the open:


Sent anonymously shared with permission:

I’m private messaging you from a friends phone! With her permission of course.

I work in a NHS hospital. It’s evident we are seeing patients presenting with turbo cancers, strokes, Guillian Barre ! They are all

So young with aggressive stage 4 ovarian/lung/liver metastasis and although Dr’s are passing comment nobody is really raising concern!

We were pushed to take the vaccine and declined! Our jobs threatened and all colleagues turned their back on us !

We were moments from loosing our jobs until the mandatory vaccines withdrawn !

They are still moving around the hospital trying to give the vaccine !

Everyone so frightened to discuss it because most have had the jab ! Others don’t want to start the conversation and are scared of the consequences!

So frightened for the future

This does not bode well for the state of the medical profession in the coming years. That they are still pushing the vax is a crime. Those who took the vax are afraid for their health now, and those who didn’t are afraid to talk.


It’s not just the doctors – it’s the hospital corporations, health agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and everything medical, scientific and all their sponsors (Bill Gates et al) and politicians too.


When people choose (yes, choose) to stay employed in death factories in the medical industry I have difficulty finding sympathy. Leave. Walk out the door and never go back. Take a job in a grocery store or driving a truck or picking up garbage or whatever. Take bankruptcy if you must. Just don’t work in a death factory. Quit letting fear and death control your life.

Then tell everybody you know and love the truth about what you have experienced. Remove the guilt and confess. Be happy you made it out and encourage others to do likewise.

Gail Combs

If you wish to stay employed in the medical field QUIT and take a pay cut to work with a real doctor. AAPS has a listing of doctors. As others are saying, if we wish to survive as a country we must form a parallel economy. These guys are part of that.

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons – AAPS – is a non-partisan professional association of physicians in all types of practices and specialties across the country.

Since 1943, AAPS has been dedicated to the highest ethical standards of the Oath of Hippocrates and to preserving the sanctity of the patient-physician relationship and the practice of private medicine.

Our motto, “omnia pro aegroto” means “all for the patient.”

Mailing Address: AAPS | 1601 N. Tucson Blvd. #9 | Tucson, AZ 85716

Phone: 1-800-635-1196

Fax: 1-520-325-4230 or 1-520-326-3529


𝗧𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲? 𝗢𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀?

𝗧𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗴𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗽𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗻𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗻𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀. 𝗜 𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀—𝗺𝘆 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹𝘁𝘆 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆, 𝗺𝘆 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗺𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱—𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗜 𝗮𝗱𝗺𝗶𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀—𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗠𝗔. 𝗕𝘂𝘁 𝗜 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗜 𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗱 𝗱𝗲𝗮𝗿—𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗱𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗹𝗶𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘁𝘆, 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆, 𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗴𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗽𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗺𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗛𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗰𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀….


^^^ This.

Do anything that does not make you an accessory to murder and harming others.

Help people, do not harm them. Somebody important once said to love God and treat others the way you want to be treated. The whole world changes if you do.




Quitting could remove the one person that is truly caring for the poor schmucks who are stuck in that facility.

Gail Combs

We are talking about quitting BEFORE taking the Clot Shot. It does no one any good if you are forced to take the Clot Shot and boosters and then become very ill or die.


My point is that quitting means the patients have lesser care.

I probably should have added that a group walkout would have been more likely to achieve a repeal of the mandate.

Barb Meier

That logic is how I decided not to risk taking an emergency use authorization shot. What good could I do dead?


IMO, the time is coming closer and closer that “un-vaccinated” persons who have “vaccinated” medical professionals in their family will have to cast off all fear of “being shunned”, “being ostracized”, “not being invited to their house” — and tell them the brutal facts about the COVID-19 “vaccine” poisons they allowed into their bodies.
God help them if “vaccinated” medical professionals don’t wise up NOW and do what they need to do to save themselves (and their “vaccinated” family and friends.)

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I guess this all works to the advantage of my brother-in-law. He’s one of those chiropractic naturopaths.


We need more who will think and not be afraid to act ethically.


That describes my brother in law. He is firmly convinced that Big Pharma is the biggest cause of sick people not getting better.

Gail Combs

He is correct. Look at all the shots given to newborns when they KNOW the shots are worse than useless.


Perhaps Dr. Cartland needs to read this:

In fact, every country on Earth that has any COVID-19 “vaccinated” people needs to be truly concerned.

Because the illnesses, injuries, disabilities, and deaths induced by the COVID-19 “vaccines” are just now starting to show up everywhere.

Because, IMO, this entire scenario was planned years ago. It was a plan crafted to, first, “cull the herd” in terms of world population; then, second, to dominate / enslave the remaining population. IMO, COVID-19 was created years ago, then unleashed in the late fall of 2019 in order to, first, “hobble”, then, second, to stop, the efforts of then-U.S. President Donald Trump in standing in the way of this plan.


The non-funny ones from the Babylon Bee illustrates how hard it is to make good satire. With time, satire decays, sometimes through conspiracy theory to spoiler warning, other times direct to spoiler warning, then after that, mainstream news that everybody knows.

The cracks in the various narratives are ever widening. All one can do is stand aside, stand behind the yellow line on the platform, and watch them fall apart.




Jonathan Turley:

The argument is now over. The disqualification advocates may have expected a cold reception, but this was perfectly glacial. Notably, some of the toughest and most skeptical questions came from the left of the Court.

All of his tweets X posts from Thursday are at this link. (I notice that it contains “nitter” in the URL.)

Here are a few of them:

…Kagan just asked “why a single state could decide who is president of the United States… if you were not from Colorado … that seems quite extraordinary, doesn’t it.”

…Kavanaugh just agreed with Roberts that there is “no historical evidence” to support this interpretation of Section 3 in terms of state power.

…Chief Justice Roberts asked a deadly question of why the 14th Amendment (which is designed to limit the power of states) would be used to enhance this power of the states. He suggested that Murray’s arguments are “ahistorical.

Gail Combs

First, you do not want to go after Bidden while he is president.

Second the evidence that he was CONTINUOUSLY REMOVING CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS for 40 years = RICO.

The question then becomes WHO was Bidden’s handler all that time. Because Biden did not do this in a vacuum.



The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) is a federal law (codified at 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961-68) targeting organized criminal activity and racketeering. RICO enhances existing criminal punishments and creates new causes of action for acts done as a part of an organized criminal enterprise

The law was originally passed in 1970 as a part of a larger movement to curb organized crime and to allow victims of organized crime to recover….

RICO imposes a maximum criminal penalty of 20 years in prison for violations of the statute. If sentenced the defendant must also forfeit all proceeds obtained while engaging in racketeering activity to the government. To be convicted under RICO, a pattern of racketeering activity is necessary. This means that at least 2 separate activities that can be classified as racketeering must have occurred within 10 years of each other…

Interesting that “…federal law (codified at 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961-68)…” Is NOT FOUND and the Wayback does not have it archived…

Going to Yandex:

As used in this chapter—

(1)racketeering activity” means (A) any act or threat involving murder, kidnapping, gambling, arson, robbery, bribery, extortion…

(B) any act which is indictable under any of the following provisions of title 18, United States Code: Section 201 (relating to bribery),…  and 1832 (relating to economic espionage and theft of trade secrets)…  sections 175–178 (relating to biological weapons)…

There is a whole page of various crimes listed, that is just a few.

This is where it gets good. Think of the BIDEN CRIME FAMILY…

👉(a)It shall be unlawful for any person who has received any income derived, directly or indirectly, from a pattern of racketeering activity or through collection of an unlawful debt in which such person has participated as a principal within the meaning of section 2, title 18, United States Code, to use or invest, directly or indirectly, any part of such income, or the proceeds of such income, in acquisition of any interest in, or the establishment or operation of, any enterprise which is engaged in, or the activities of which affect, interstate or foreign commerce.

A purchase of securities on the open market for purposes of investment, and without the intention of controlling or participating in the control of the issuer, or of assisting another to do so, shall not be unlawful under this subsection if the securities of the issuer held by the purchaser, the members of his immediate family, and his or their accomplices in any pattern or racketeering activity or the collection of an unlawful debt after such purchase do not amount in the aggregate to one percent of the outstanding securities of any one class, and do not confer, either in law or in fact, the power to elect one or more directors of the issuer….

If you are interested, under the title towards the right are tabs for previous and next that let you step thru 1961 to 1968.

Gail Combs

And then there is the statue of limitations problem. All the old references I used to cite VANISHED… Imagine that.

Seeing the Forest: A Holistic View of the Rico Statute of Limitations — Notre Dame Review

1. The Last Predicate Act Rule and Klehr v. A. 0. Smith Corp.

Initially, some district courts adopted the last predicate act rule a rule unique to RICO that takes into account the continuing nature of a RICO violation. This rule was borrowed from criminal RICO 👉48 and under it a claim accrues when the last predicate act of racketeering occurs. 4 9 Thus, so long as the defendant commits a predicate act within the four-year limitations period, the plaintiff can recover for all injuries he sustained due to the defendant’s pattern of racketeering regardless of when the injuries occurred or when the plaintiff discovered his injuries…


48 A criminal violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c) (operating an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity) is a continuing offense,👉 so the statute of limitations runs from the last act of racketeering in the pattern. 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c); see United States v. Yashar, 166 F.3d 873, 879 (7th Cir. 1999).

Gail Combs


Michael Yashar was indicted for a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 666, which makes it a federal crime for an agent of a local government or agency to embezzle, steal, obtain by fraud, or otherwise misapply property of that government or agency that is valued at more than $5,000…

An offense is deemed “continuing” for statute of limitations purposes only when (a) “the explicit language of the substantive criminal statute compels such a conclusion,” or (b) “the nature of the crime involved is such that Congress must assuredly have intended that it be treated as a continuing one.” Toussie, 397 U.S. at 115, 90 S.Ct. 858. The classic example of a continuing offense is a conspiracy, but other offenses such as escape or kidnapping also may fall within those definitions. See, e.g., McGoff, 831 F.2d at 1078; United States v. Garcia, 854 F.2d 340, 343-44 (9th Cir.1988); see also Toussie, 397 U.S. at 134-35, 90 S.Ct. 858 (White, J., dissenting) (listing offenses traditionally considered continuing offenses). 👉The hallmark of the continuing offense is that it perdures beyond the initial illegal act, and that “𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘄𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁” even after the elements necessary to establish the crime have occurred. 397 U.S. at 122, 90 S.Ct. 858. For those crimes, the statute of limitations does not begin to run when all elements are first present, but rather begins when the offense expires. Therefore, for a conspiracy offense, the statute of limitations would not run from the time of the first overt acts, but instead would run from the occurrence of the last act in furtherance.1  Because the continuing offense doctrine extends the statute of limitations, we are admonished to construe that term narrowly. See Toussie, 397 U.S. at 115, 90 S.Ct. 858…..


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Hi George. You’re about to be important again.

People will want to know how you decided to leave the money with a lawyer. IOW, how you outfoxed the FIB.

I’m looking forward to hearing it.


Shawn Farash (not a Trump impersonation):

NO MERCY! They told us Biden was ok. Now they’re stuck with him. DO NOT BAIL THEM OUT.


Biden was never a legitimately elected president.




Like a Viceroy, Installed. 🙂

Gail Combs



Puddy responded to me with this tonight over at CTH.


Yup. The entire world now sees if they did not at the time that the puppet was Brandon and the puppet master is Soetoro, who has his own puppet masters.

Valerie Curren

I pretty much said this exact thing to a Trump supporter I ran into today & he agreed.


Republican Presidential Caucuses: Nevada 26 delegates
Donald Trump99.2% – 30,740 votes
Ryan Binkley0.8% – 238 votes

I have no idea who Ryan Binkley is.

Former President Donald Trump thanked Nevada Republicans at his campaign’s watch party in Las Vegas after he was projected the winner of the Nevada caucuses.

His brief remarks did not weigh in on special counsel Robert Hur’s decision to not recommend charges against President Joe Biden over the leader’s handling of classified documents.  

Trump described watching Supreme Court arguments after the nation’s highest court signaled it was poised to back Trump and fend off a challenge to his eligibility to appear on Colorado’s ballot.

“The Supreme Court hopefully will be doing something in terms of helping our country and preserving democracy. We have to preserve our democracy and I think they had a very, very interesting day and a very beautiful day, perhaps I think it was really a beautiful sight to watch,” Trump said. 

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can’t help but wonder how Mark Steyn might feel about Robert Hur’s decision.

by way of comparison..

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Where is Mark Steyn?


TY. He is not voicing much these days. Court


He has had numerous health issues.


I would think so, exhausted.
and heart issues ?

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I had no idea.

Gail Combs

Covid shot…


Mr. Steyn has several serious health issues going on — IMO, either induced by, or already-existing issues aggravated by, the COVID-19 ‘vaccines” that he took.


have things gone too far ?

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Millions of Hacked Toothbrushes Could Be Used In CYBER ATTACK, Researchers Say.

non-satirical link…


those whacky researchers !

internet connected toothbrushes could be linked together in something known as a botnet which would allow them to perform a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that overloads websites & servers with huge amounts of web traffic…websites could be knocked off-line…

Swiss newspaper Aargauer Zeitung first reported this “threat” as an actual event but no it wasn’t so its just a threat.

a very very very real threat.

are you maybe wondering WTH is an internet connected toothbrush ?

example…read here…

is toilet paper next ???


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You try to imagine something more ridiculous than internet-connected toothbrushes. As you suggest, internet-connected toilet paper….or internet-connected armpits….or internet-connected assholes….

…..but then you realize, millions of them are already online!!!


How about tooth fillings? Then we are all cursed, I think.


At least tooth fillings would likely be quiet.


yeah they’re not too smart.



OMG, not if they are part of the chip movement…no?

Cuppa Covfefe

Times were that some “lucky” people would pick up radio on their fillings (like with the old crystal detector radio kits)… now, with the death of AM radio, those days seem to be gone…


Your age is showing.  😆 

Cuppa Covfefe

Could you talk a little louder, sonny 😀

Cuppa Covfefe

So goes the “Internet of Things”…. just one of the many “wonderful” things IPv6 brings… every possible device in the known (and unknown) universe with its own IP address, or, in reality, BillyGhoulGates’s GUID for everyone and everything.

Just couple those toothbrushes with triangulation from dense forests of 5G towers, and you’ll be able to track people as they wander from room to room inside their own houses…

WTH needs smart toothbrushes anyway… it’s probably the base unit that’s the real problem… geesh… All of this added tech just to make people even dumber…


AI… <<< The P R O B L E M.

Cuppa Covfefe

The IoT isn’t AI…

Consider IoT as inputs or data points… AI is just a meta-program to correlate and/or analyze them, but at the bottom of all that lie programmers and system architects… and they’re both human, and fallible, and, most likely, paid-off…


Somehow I’d guess none of it is innocent. Somehow, AI IS OR Will Be used with this and crap like it, to manipulate, control people.

Remains a problem. IoT, AI, combination, remains a problem.


Apple. AppleInsider. Internet connected toothbrush. <<< Fucking Idiots.   :wpds_evil: 

Barb Meier



have things gone too far ?

IMO, they had gone too far a while ago: People should be smart and appliances should be dumb. Not that there’s anything wrong with advances in technology; it’s what people with bad intentions will do with them that is the problem. Some people are giving trust where it has not been earned.


Why do toothbrushes need to be on the Internet?


that’s a good question.

podcasts are bad enuff !

some ppl I know carry the podcasts around w/ them 24/7, drives me nuts.

I can’t imagine having to be so connected to the internet that a person uses a smart toothbrush, crying out loud.


To brush up on the latest dental news?  😂 

Cuppa Covfefe

And hear lectures on trance and dental medication 😀


A word of encouragement from Transfigurations

Do you question that God’s hand is sculpting the challenges we face today? If so, it is never too late to “awaken” to God’s truth and, through His truth, to find implacable strength. As one of the most popular Christian hymns ever written ebulliently declares: “Amazing grace! How sweet the sound / That saved a wretch like me! / I once was lost, but now am found; / Was blind, but now I see.” John Newton, an English slave-trader turned evangelical cleric and abolitionist, wrote that stanza, coincidentally enough, around the same time that Americans were declaring their independence from Great Britain. Throughout history, spiritual awakenings have consistently provided the timely foundations for every great struggle for human liberty. Ours is not at all different.

Enlightenments are messy. Social and political revolutions are fraught with unpleasant moments. Every quest for human emancipation is filled with heartaches, setbacks, and miseries. Yet it is what we do with the obstacles before us that changes the course of history. We are not expected to pick up the weight of history, heave it over our shoulders, and carry it to the place it belongs. We are nudgers. We push and pull at the current and help shape its path. You feel that impulse in your soul, don’t you? That’s because God is nudging each one of us, too.  Read it all!

h/t –


Art and music are often born in a crucible of pain. Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranguez posted by Garrison at CTH open thread today is an example of that.

Rodrigo was born in Sagunto (Valencia). At the age of three, he lost his sight completely after contracting diphtheria. At the age of eight he began to study solfège, piano, and violin and from the age of 16 he studied harmony and composition. Although distinguished by having raised the Spanish guitar to dignity as a universal concert instrument and that he is best known for his guitar music, he never mastered playing the instrument. He wrote his compositions in Brailleand they were transcribed for publication.”

“His most famous work, Concierto de Aranjuez, was composed in 1939 in Paris for the guitarist Regino Sainz de la Maza. In later life, he and his wife, Victoria, declared that the work was written as a response to the miscarriage of their first child.  The composition is a concerto for guitar and orchestra.” –


Art and music are often born in a crucible of pain.  Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranguez posted by Garrison at CTH open thread today is an example of that.

“Rodrigo was born in Sagunto (Valencia). At the age of three, he lost his sight completely after contracting diphtheria. At the age of eight he began to study solfège, piano, and violin and from the age of 16 he studied harmony and composition. Although distinguished by having raised the Spanish guitar to dignity as a universal concert instrument and that he is best known for his guitar music, he never mastered playing the instrument. He wrote his compositions in Brailleand they were transcribed for publication.”

“His most famous work, Concierto de Aranjuez, was composed in 1939 in Paris for the guitarist Regino Sainz de la Maza. In later life, he and his wife, Victoria, declared that the work was written as a response to the miscarriage of their first child. The composition is a concerto for guitar and orchestra.” –

Cuppa Covfefe

Here’s a great performance of that concerto by Paco De Lucia. He caused a bit of a stir performing this, as he was a noted Flamenco guitarist, straying over into the classical realm, yet Rodrigo was really impressed by his performance…

The second movement is really moving, one could say battling almost insurmountable problems/opposition, yet succeeding… (hope I have it queued up correctly, it starts at 6:19, if not). The whole piece is well worth a listen…


Count me in full agreement with that Swiss cardiologist.

Gail Combs

Justice Jackson Shuts Down After Trump Lawyer Explains Why ‘Insurrection’ Mania Is A Stupid Talking Point

“…. Mitchell concluded. “The events were shameful criminal violence, all of those things, but did not qualify as insurrection as that term is used in Section Three.”….”


It has NOTHING TO DO WITH Section three!! That is a very dead red herring that died in 1898.

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I wish these lawyers would DO THERE HOMEWORK!!!

Gail Combs

I was listening to other sound bites by the ‘Conservative’ Justices.

It seems to me they were leading that Colorado lawyer into a trap. They kept bringing up Article 14 sec 3. which as I have shown is DOA and even cited laws and cases. BUT they completely skipped over the 1898 law negating Sec 3.

IF that lawyer is using Article 14 sec 3 as the legal reason for disqualifying POTUS Trump AND the article has been rendered moot by the Act of June 6, 1898, THEN THE ASSHOLE HAS NO CASE! Esp since Trump was never tried and convicted under 18 U.S. Code § 2383 – Rebellion or insurrection


It is so thoroughly moot that the Colorado lawyer should be sanctioned for wasting the Court’s time.

Gail Combs

He should lose his law licence permanently and also be SUED by POTUS Trump.


Govt attys have no say in choosing the cases they must handle.


I’ve wondered why the State of Colorado sent a 38-year-old lawyer to argue before SCOTUS. He has a good reputation and is reportedly very smart, but he was out of his league. Since the case has no merit, though, maybe anyone would have been.


A better lawyer wouldn’t have taken the case, and instructed his client that their case was a stupid waste of time and money.

But this clown doesn’t care.

He’s like all the other corrupt people, he’ll do anything for a buck.


There’s always the short straw possibility.


You have made the same point a number of times over the last few days so how does a STATUTE overrule or change an AMENDMENT?

Article V of the Constitution REQUIRES a 2/3 vote of both the House and Senate PLUS 3/4 of the state legislatures to ratify before an Amendment can be changed. The only other method is via a constitutional convention. Neither of these happened with regard to the Act of 1898. 

Any part of a statute that is in conflict with an Amendment is null and void because it is unconstitutional.

Maybe the Supreme Court Justices kept bring up Article 14 sec. 3 is because it IS NOT moot or at least not for that reason.

Gail Combs

I bring it up because I can actually READ!

So here it is again.

The Amendment says point blank that
  :wpds_arrow: Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability.


Act of June 6, 1898, ch. 389, 30 Stat. 432 does exactly that in one simple sentence.

  :wpds_arrow: An Act To remove the disability imposed by section three of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States .


Here is the research I presented several times already:

Amdt14.S3.1 Overview of Disqualification Clause

Fourteenth Amendment, Section 3:

No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. 👉But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability.

👉The right to remove disabilities imposed by this Section was exercised by Congress at different times on behalf of enumerated individuals.1 In 1872, the disabilities were removed, by a blanket act, from all persons “except Senators and Representatives of the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses, officers in the judicial, military and naval service of the United States, heads of departments, and foreign ministers of the United States.” 2 Twenty-six years later, Congress enacted that “the disability imposed by section 3 . . . incurred heretofore, is hereby removed.” 3

I had to use Yandex to actually find the law referenced!

 Act of June 6, 1898, ch. 389, 30 Stat. 432

Bottom of page 432

  :wpds_arrow: June 6,1898 . CHAP. 389.-An Act To remove the disability imposed by section three of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States .


Thank you [again!] for your efforts to educate the readers of this blog.  😍 

Gail Combs

You are very welcome. Cornell law is a really good source.


Technically, the justices are limited to the issues/arguments presented by the parties. However when the opinion comes out, Gail’s [and my] view may well be determinative of the issue.

An example of a hidden but determinative issue was in the opinion discussed at

Most striking of this case is the assumption by all parties [and all the judges as well] during all the phases of litigation that Newdow had Article 3 standing. SCOTUS ruled that the entire case was worthless.

SteveInCO · Thermonuclear MAGA

Or to put it more briefly than Gail, the Amendment actually allows Congress to undo section 3…and Congress did.

So yes the amendment is supreme. And it gave congress the power to overrule it.

Valerie Curren

I haven’t been around the Q-Tree much in the last few days, but I don’t recognize your name/avatar, so welcome!


A perfect pic showing the true value of that response.

pat frederick

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Gail Combs

The Deep State needs a ‘Monster under the bed’ to keep the Sheeple’s attention away from THEM. That is what all these CIA created terrorists and wars have been about since the CIA was created just after WWII.

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Wondering how many views Tucker Putin interview will have.

Looking forward to Pravda News spinning lies about Putin’s answers.

Uniparty will be comical, as they try to paint Putin as evil.

Sometime today, Chuckie and Turtle will push Ukraine money bill, cuz Putin Evil.

Hope Tucker has another Putin interview.

Barb Meier

Another Tucker 9-minute video just dropped of Tucker after the interview with Putin.

Barb Meier

I just watched this and encourage you to give it a look too. Tucker said he will be spending a year thinking about the interview, but gave his initial take aways. My impression of what Tucker shares is that the OBiden administration is full of buffoons and idiots who mean the world harm.


I might guess the reality is  the OBiden administration is full of buffoons and idiots being controlled behind the scenes by very smart men in the shadows, who mean the world harm.


OBiden administration is full of buffoons and idiots who mean the world harm.

^^^ Applies to hussein administration, Baby Bush administration. Clinton administration. Pappy Bush…

Sadly. Likely applies to some in Trump’s administration, that were rogue. Acting without Trump’s approval.


Why a year?


It says it requires a subscription.


100,000,000 views early this morning.

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Brave and Free

That too,

Gail Combs

AND the UN and the very profitable Forever Wars.


Trump gets in.

Slaying WHO, NATO and hopefully the UN will be high on his agenda.

Gail Combs

The other nations will have his back on that too,


CDC, FDA, NIH….all them fuckers are going to get cut down to size.

Well, hell, The Entire Administrative State needs to be butchered. Many simply Go The Fuck Away.

Gail Combs


Way back when I connected Rod Rosenstein’s sister, “..Nancy Messonnier, the award-winning director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases…” to the World Health Organization. IIRC she was coordinating with the WHO and worked with them. Of course all that has been wiped.

Why Did Dr. Nancy Messonnier Leave the CDC?


^^^ Early lessons that stuck. 🙂

pat frederick

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Valerie Curren

A couple images you shared are not/no longer showing 🙁 Wish I knew what they were for you consistently share the good ones!

pat frederick

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Americans need to reconcile with this reality.


Too many Americans are not intelligent enough, observant enough, or open-minded enough to see.


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pat frederick

good one!

Gail Combs

Actually, most Americans are clued in on Election Fraud.

December 12, 2023 Heartland/Rasmussen Poll: One-in-Five Mail-In Voters Admit to Committing at Least One Kind of Voter Fraud During 2020 Election Yahoo News

The results of these survey questions appear to show that voter fraud was widespread in the 2020 election, especially among those who cast mail-in ballots.

When asked, “During the 2020 election, did you fill out a ballot, in part or in full, on behalf of a friend or family member, such as a spouse or child?”, 21% of respondents who said they voted by mail answered “yes.” (Filling out a ballot for someone else is illegal in all states, although many states allow people to assist others with voting.)

Additionally, 17% of mail-in voters said they voted “in a state where you were no longer a permanent resident.” Seventeen percent of mail-in voters also admitted to signing a “ballot or ballot envelope on behalf of a friend or family member.” (Both voting in a state where you are no longer a permanent resident and forging a signature on a ballot or ballot envelope are fraudulent activities that invalidate votes, when caught by election officials.)….

Taken together, the results of these survey questions appear to show that voter fraud was widespread in the 2020 election, especially among those who cast mail-in ballots.

The poll of 1,085 likely voters was conducted from November 30 to December 6, 2023. Among those surveyed in the poll, 33% were Republicans, 36% were Democrats, and 31% were “other”; 32% were 18-39 years old, 46% were 40-64 years old, and 22% were 65 or older….

June 14, 2023 Rasmussen: 54 Percent Expect Cheating, Voter Fraud in 2024 Election Red State

…The pollster’s most recent survey, published on Wednesday, found that 56 percent of respondents believe officials have dismissed allegations of cheating and voter fraud that could have influenced electoral outcomes. This sentiment was shared by 44 percent of Democrats and 74 percent of Republicans.

The survey also found that 52 percent of likely voters think that fraudulent activities influenced the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections, which resulted in a far less successful night for Republicans than most pollsters had anticipated. Notably, this view was also shared by 41 percent of self-identified Democrats.

Meanwhile, many fear that the problem is likely to persist,  particularly as the country’s focus shifts to the 2024 elections and the Democratic Party’s attempts to block and overturn election integrity reforms implemented by Republican state legislatures….

pat frederick


Uniparty Does Nothing To Stop the Invasion.

r-Cons control the House.

  • Power Of The Purse.
  • Impeachments.

  :wpds_arrow:  Someone please explain why republicans are pushed as the answer.

  :wpds_arrow:  America First, is the only answer.

Gail Combs

And it is up to us to look at the candidates in the ongoing primaries and VOTE FOR the America First people instead of the RINOs


Gosh, that sounds like … work.

Gail Combs

  :wpds_cry: yup!

Gail Combs

This needs to be a bumper sticker and on billboards across the USA

𝗚𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘁𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗲𝘅𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗻𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀.  

𝗚𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘁𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗗𝗢 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗲𝘅𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆.

Axiomatic Enemy of the State @DeTocqueville14

pat frederick

too long…
how about


Gail Combs

That too..

pat frederick

just thinking that the attention spans of young people these days is very limited…lol


Not just the young. Americans want everything in 30 second sound bites.

We’ll see how many listen in to the Tucker Putin interview.

Putin delivered an education.

Even Tucker was schooled, IMO.

  • Tucker thought he was being filibustered. He wasn’t.
  • Understanding Russia perspective is important. It is also reasonable.
  • Closer to truth than anything the USG has served up regrading, Russia, Ukraine, Putin…

The 30 minute Russia history lesson was important, critical, as Russia is not the Soviet Union.

Cuppa Covfefe

The sound bite cr@p started out with MTV and the Billary Klint00n pResidency… I think it went down to 10-second chunks… no wonder people have such short attention spans.

Add to that the fantasy world of television, where all problems are solved in 30 minutes (or less, counting commercial breaks).
😡 😡 😡 😡

Gail Combs

TV today, the few times I have seen it, drives me nutz because the camera flashes from one image to another WAY TOO FAST.


You do realize that you, as an official Old Person, are not the target audience.  😂 

SteveInCO · Thermonuclear MAGA

Occasionally I am at someone’s house when NFL football is on, and there’s so much zap-zap-zap around replays it’s hard to follow.

On the plus side they do use CGI to draw the line where first down is, so it’s easier to follow then.

Commercials are so plentiful it is painful to watch from that alone.

Cuppa Covfefe

That’s because they have to move the chains backward so many times on Denver 😆

[There was one game where IIRC the Oakland Traitors were playing Cleveland and Tony Cline sacked the Browns’ quarterback (who was stupidly and clumsily scrambling) and they ended up 4th and 74… 😮 It was really entertaining hearing Bill King describe it…]…..

Gail Combs

This is really glorious. Justice Gorsuch got this asshole to admit that DemonRats do not think trials are necessary and POTUS Trump has NO RIGHT TO A TRIAL…

 You are saying He [Trump] is disqualified FROM THE MOMENT IT HAPPENS [NO TRIAL REQUIRED???]

 at 0.40 seconds, person receiving direction from that president, former president in your view ….what forces that individual to OBEY?

pat frederick

February 9, 2024 6:55 am

President Trump will headline the NRA Presidential Forum, part of the organization’s Great American Outdoor Show, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
RSBN will have full coverage of Trump’s remarks. Stay tuned for the official start time.
The normal excellent coverage by RSBNETWORK.COM

pat frederick

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Cuppa Covfefe

Need to delete another 7000-8000 of the SES as well….

Gail Combs

Most of DC up to the icebergs in the Arctic to serve as Poley bear feed.

SteveInCO · Thermonuclear MAGA

No, I want them in the incinerator.

Cuppa Covfefe

How about the Insinkerator first, then the incinerator…


DEW proof of concept. Live on the Internet.

pat frederick

this would prove interesting if true

February 9, 2024 9:16 am

Not familiar with this site, so don’t know if this is true:
Feb 8, 2024
Tucker Carlson met Edward Snowden in Moscow
Tucker Carlson has kept a busy agenda in Moscow, meeting with two key American figures living in exile there.
The former Fox News host met for hours Thursday with the NSA leaker Edward Snowden, Semafor has learned. While the former NSA whistleblower was a regular figure in the press in the years after he fled to Russia, he has largely receded from public appearances in recent years, citing the desire for wanted greater privacy for his family.
The Snowden interview was not for Carlson’s video program, but he did tape an interview with Tara Reade, a former junior Senate aide who decades later accused President Joe Biden of sexual assault (an allegation he denied). Reade moved to Russia last year after several years of increasingly speaking out in support of pro-Russian policies. In 2022, the Russian delegation to the United Nations called her to speak in 2022 on “weapons diversion,” and hosted Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations on her YouTube channel. When she made her allegations in 2020, Carlson stood out on the right for his skepticism.


This is as far as I got in the “Catturd vs. Taylor Swift” article linked up above:

“Choosing Catturd as your avatar signals you stand for crudeness and downward mobility. Taylor Swift as your poster girl says something different. Swift is clean-cut, relatively wholesome, and aspirational. It’s a far cry from a MAGA turd who talks shit.”

Time for some of my own crudeness, so pardon me.

Are you fucking kidding me?

Swift is clean-cut?

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Yeah, totally, as she wears her skin-tight, slutty, half-costume atop her Saturn-worship cube. A perfect role model.

Relatively wholesome?

She’s had TWELVE public relationships, none of which have gone anywhere at all. Who wants that for their daughter?


Yeah, who doesn’t want to be the public punch for twelve guys, enticing young women to devil worship, while singing about the misery of being single yet again?

If we can’t make the case that this is not clean-cut, wholesome, or God-forbid, something to aspire to, we deserve to lose.

Gail Combs

Taylor Swift accused of promoting WITCHCRAFT and SATANISM on “The Eras Tour”

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…In a video circulating online, a conservative woman is seen providing detailed commentary during Swift’s live performance of “Willow,” a song from the Evermore album. The woman accused Swift of performing dark rituals while wearing a witch costume during the entire song.

According to the woman, a fan captured a moment at the concert where one of the audience can be heard encouraging Swift to “summon the demons.” Swift allegedly replied that the phrase “summon the demons” is the new crowd chant in her alleged witchcraft rituals.

The woman goes on to claim that demons react negatively to mentions of God and Jesus….

…Social media platforms, particularly X and TikTok, have become hotbeds for discussions surrounding the live performance of Swift allegedly doing rituals and summoning demons in her concert….

Swift herself associated “Willow” to witchcraft during a YouTube Q&A in 2020. “‘Willow’ is about intrigue, desire and the complexity that goes into wanting someone. I think it sounds like casting a spell to make somebody fall in love with you,” she said….

Cuppa Covfefe has a bunch of articles on her… the “industry” has been setting her up for this for a long time… at least since 2012…


I’m detecting a theme   :wpds_shock: 
Eros – Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, Eros ( UK: / ˈɪərɒs, ˈɛrɒs /, US: / ˈɛrɒs, ˈɛroʊs /; [3] Ancient Greek: Ἔρως, lit. ‘Love, Desire’) is the Greek god of love and sex. His Roman counterpart was Cupid (‘desire’). [4]

Eris (mythology) – WikipediaEris ( / ˈɪərɪs, ˈɛrɪs /; Greek: Ἔρις Éris, “Strife”) is the Greek goddess of strife and discord. Her Roman equivalent is Discordia, which means the same. Eris’s Greek opposite is Harmonia, whose Roman counterpart is Concordia, [3] though she is also described as opposing Nike, counterpart of the Roman Victoria.

Erra (god) – WikipediaErra (sometimes called Irra) is an Akkadian plague god known from an ‘epos’ [1] of the eighth century BCE. Erra is the god of mayhem and pestilence who is responsible for periods of political confusion. He was assimilated to Nergal at some point. [2] Epic of Erra

Cuppa Covfefe

Maybe they could call it the Error Tour… or 404 for short…

Cuppa Covfefe

Remember, the Devil presents himself as an angel of light…

Not-so-Swift’s constant bitching about bad men is just another misandrous attack on men, manhood, and, in point of fact, GOD HIMSELF… but it’s candy-coated (poisonous, no less) so the sheeple don’t see…

The snake outfit fits her to a “T”… as in Teufel…

Cuppa Covfefe

Hmmm. Hand gesture there….  👹  👺  🤖 

pat frederick

he’s finished his cancer treatment and is returning for the impeachment vote on majorjackass



Father God, I now follow your command to put on the full armor of God, because my battle is not against flesh and blood but against rulers, authorities, the powers of this dark world and against spiritual forces of evil in the unseen world.

I first pray on the Belt of Truth that it may be buckled around my waist, may I be centered and encircled by your truth dear Lord. Hem me inside all that is true and right, and may I be protected and held up by the truth of your living word, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Breastplate of righteousness, please protect my vital organs and my inner man, cover my integrity, my spirit, and my soul. Guard my heart for it is the wellspring of life, please strengthen and guard the most vulnerable places in my life with that which is right, good, and noble that I might not receive a fatal blow from the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Gospel Shoes of Peace. I choose to stand in the shoes of your good news, and on the firm foundation of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the solid eternal rock. All other ground is sinking sand, I pray that I will not slip or fall, but that my feet would be firmly fitted on your lordship, my Lord Jesus. I choose to stand on you, so that the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, the eternal Rock of Ages. I receive your holy peace now my Lord, from the sole of my feet to the crown of my head, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray the Shield of Faith into my hand now. As I take up the shield of faith, I ask that you might extinguish every dart and arrow that is launched from the enemy to take me down spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and every attempt of the enemy to destroy my joy. I ask that my faith in you would make it flame out. Extinguish every flaming arrow that would come against me, my life, my family, my home, or my ministry. May my faith always be out in front of me like a shield. Give me the courage to “faith my fears” by choosing to walk by faith and not by sight, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Helmet of Salvation, that you might protect my mind from the thoughts that can lead me astray. I choose to take every thought captive, and arrest all intentioned ideas and motives that would harm others, or distract me from your holy will for me. I submit every captured thought to the Lordship of my Lord Jesus Christ, and ask that you would imprison those thoughts that are not of you my Lord. Transform my mind and renew my thinking that I may think God thoughts, and have a sober mind that is focused on your glory. Please protect me from being double minded that I may allow my mind, I reject to live an earthly life, because I choose to live a holy one, governed by you My Lord Jesus, the prince of peace, please have my mind to be saturated with the holy mind of Christ, in my Lord Jesus name.

Finally, I take up the Sword of the Spirit which is the holy word of God, I pray this powerful offensive weapon into my hand, and ask that your holy word would be fitting for every encounter I face. As the enemy gets close to me, please give me the insight, wisdom, and skill to wield the word of God to drive away the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

May the enemy and his team flee from me, upon hearing the word of God spoken by the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. Give me the sword of the spirit to cut through the wiles of the devil, so that I may discern the schemes of the enemy when he is near.

With all kinds of prayers, supplication, and intercession I pray to you my Lord God as the one who fights my battles. Now that I’m in your holy powerful armor, I walk away covered and ready to face my day as you go before me, and please protect me in the midst of the spiritual warfare in this unseen world, in my Lord Jesus name.

Thank you my Lord, for the spiritual weapons of armor and prayer that you have given me. It is written no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses me. 

Thank you Father God, my Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit, that I am more than a conqueror in my Lord Jesus. I pray all of this in the mighty name of my Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.

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Thank you for these. Prayers ongoing for you here and at Marica’s blog.