Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Borowitz Report: Former Hippies Put in Horrible Position of Rooting for the F.B.I.

Mod: I was going to post something about the ridiculously inane Nunes Memo today, but that fruit basket fell apart so quickly there really is no point. So instead we are turning to the always incisive Borowitz Report for the latest news on one of the stranger political alliances in some time. 

Former Hippies Put in Horrible Position of Rooting for the F.B.I. (The New Yorker link): WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Former hippies across the United States have been put in the unbearable position of rooting for the F.B.I., hippies have confirmed. From Vermont to California, erstwhile hippies bemoaned a nightmare scenario that has forced them to side with a law-enforcement agency they have despised since the Summer of Love.

“I always dreamed I’d spend my retirement surrounded by my grandchildren, telling them that the F.B.I. were fascist pigs,” Carol Foyler, a former hippie who lives in Santa Cruz, said. “That dream has been shot to hell.”

Her husband, Mick, nodded his head in sad agreement. “We were so happy when pot was legalized in California,” he said. “But the fact that we’re now on the same side as the F.B.I. has ruined even that.”

Now in their seventies, the Foylers are spending their days doing things they never dreamed possible when they traipsed through the mud at Woodstock: going door to door in Santa Cruz, asking other former freaks to sign a pro-F.B.I. petition.

Donald Trump has wrecked America’s standing around the world, spread misogyny and bigotry, ravaged the environment, and endorsed a child molester,” Carol said. “But making people like us support the F.B.I. is the most unforgivable thing he’s done.”

Mod: That is far out. But what follows is a really harsh toke.

The Dow plummets 666 points as stock market caps off worst week in two years (New York Daily News link): The Dow Jones took a devilish dive Friday. The index plummeted 666 points, capping off its worst week in two years.

The 2.5% drop — the largest points plunge since the 2008 recession — came after several American business behemoths, including Exxon Mobil and Google's parent company Alphabet, reported weak earnings.

Investors have recently grown concerned that a rapid rise in interest rates, exacerbated by higher inflation, could derail the market's otherwise steady upswing. They have also worried that the Federal Reserve would respond to the rising inflation by hiking interest rates quicker than expected.

Those predictions appeared to materialize Friday, with the 10-year Treasury note, a benchmark for many kinds of loans, including mortgages, climbing to 2.85%, the highest in about four years.

Mod: That could explain the unseasonably warm weather we've been having.

You might want to throw this guy Janz a couple of bucks

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55 comments:

  1. The Memo begins with "The Honorable Devin Nunes."

    Two words in and it's already full of s***.

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  2. Sen. John McCain On Nunes Memo Release: ‘We Are Doing Putin’s Job For Him’
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sen-john-mccain-nunes-memo-putin_us_5a749987e4b06ee97af24494

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    1. The same John McCain who provided the fake dossier paid for by the DNC and the Clinton campaign to the FBI.

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    2. Anyone who dares to criticize Trumplethinskin needs to be smeared, eh 9:22? How pathetic you are.

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    3. Republicans paid for and created the dossier.

      Selective trolling

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  3. @MichaelSteele
    The folks at @TheOnion after reading the #NunesMemo have sent a cease and desist order to the House Intelligence Committee for stealing their material.

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  4. @PalmerReport
    On the day Donald Trump and Devin Nunes released their idiot memo, the stock market crashed by 666 points. Draw your own conclusions.

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    1. Obama’s fault? Hillary’s fault? Hippies’ fault? Immigrants’ fault?

      There’s gotta be an excuse out there.

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    2. Trump's fault. America's first ever traitor POTUS.

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    3. Second. Nixon was first.

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    4. Nixon was a crook. Except when he undermined the Paris Peace Accords to undermine Johnson. That was treason.

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    5. Reagan back-channeled to get Iran to hold the hostages longer so he could beat Carter. Treason.

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  5. Democrats reveal Devin Nunes is under criminal investigation in Trump-Russia scandal
    http://www.palmerreport.com/news/democrats-devin-nunes-russia/7714/

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  6. Normally inquisitive Tattler shows disinterest in the ramifications of the memo. Here's a summary. Deep state, leaders in FBI, Justice Dept don't want Trump to win and need to sabatage his campaign. Use pretext of going after Carter Page and use fake dossier funded by DNC and Clinton campaign using information from the Russians of all ironies as the basis for the FISA warrant. Result is they are wiretapping the Trump campaign. FBI knew the origins of the dossier but never mentioned it to the FISA court. Comey signs off on it despite testifying that it was salacious and unverified. The warrant is renewed four times based on the same knowingly false information. There's much more of course including FBI agent Bruce Ohrs wife helping to create the dossier while working at Fusion GPS. It doesn't get any worse than this and all good Americans should demand a second special prosecutor so that all involved need to go to jail. Cover the real story Tattler!

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    1. Why would people entrusted to protect America from its foreign enemies want this badly compromised and treasonous buffoon to become President? America's Federal law enforcement agencies were doing what they are paid to do. Why do you hate America, 7:15?

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    2. This is the second investigator. It started under Attorney General Jeff Sessions who recused himself after acknowledging he had FAILED to disclose meetings he had with the Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergey I. Kislyak, when Mr. Sessions was an adviser to the Trump campaign.

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    3. 7:15's problem with the FBI is they were right about the Traitor President. Fortunately he is going to be removed from office soon. America is far stronger than better than fools like Nunes.

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    4. 7:23 just summed everything up. If certain people in the FBI and Justice department don't like the candidate they should be able to rig the election. That's KGB and Stazi thinking. Thats also the thinking of the progressive left. The end justifies any means.

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    5. Oh quit whining for God's sake. Somebody says something bad about the Orange Prom Queen and you equate it with overthrowing democracy? Trump is a jackass. And in America everyone is free to say it. Even government employees.

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  7. 7:15am. Thanks for keeping it real.
    The Tattler falls into the coma of a majoriety of many opinion writers, regurgitating un vetted sources and passing it off as news, a common practice of the left. Although I do think the submitted photo in todays piece of Bill and Hillary was a honest effort on the Moderator's part in submitting this column today.

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    1. Typical low literacy Trump supporter.

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    2. That’s that alt-word again- ‘majoriety’...

      So, what country are you from?

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  8. Devin Nunes is a reject and needs to be replaced with a real American and not some Commie loving d.j.t. supporter to lie for his boss and attack America's Legal and law enforcement agency's, if these commie suckers don't like America that much then send them packing along with their family's and friends in 2018.

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  9. Carter Page had been under investigation since 2013, long before the REPUBLICANS hired Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Trump. The Democrats simply picked up the Fusion GPS ball abandoned by Republicans. The FISA judge had more than enough evidence to authorize surveillance--evidence not mentioned in the Nunes memo--and there had to be new evidence of criminal activity for FISA renewals.

    Nunez wrote the memo without seeing the intelligence. The memo reads like an extremely poorly written motion to quash a subpoena or motion to suppress evidence. Sorry fools, but MOTION DENIED.

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  10. Even Trey-Benghazi Gowdy had the last minute sense to distance himself from Nunes.

    Sorry Trey-bag, you're a bit late. You already participated in obstructing justice. Not running again won't insulate you. Hopefully, you'll share a cell with Nunes, though that may have 8th Amendment implications.

    How long before Trump begins berating his useful idiot Nunez and calls him the useless idiot he really is?

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  11. The Bottom Line. Russia has been at war with the United States since WWII. Russia will and have done everything modern science is capable of doing in WAR. At this time, Russia is being successful in this attatck on the US. The question remains, how do we stop this and how do we maintain our level of life?

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  12. You want bottom line, then just say it "Trump The Traitor"

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  13. They so hated America, they sold out to our enemy. That is a Trump supporter, that is the Trump administration.

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  14. People who stick their heads in the sand will get their butts kicked. Unfortunately, America as a country, is the victim.

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  15. 8:51am. Spoken as a true Russian.

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    1. Why lie, dude? Oh, that's right. You're a Trumpy.

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  16. Be afraid, be very afraid. Your leftist hero's #44 and his deplorable nasty gal pal are about to fall.
    A special notation in history awaits them; America's first high ranking treasonous pair. They rolled the dice and the dice came up snake eyes.
    Clinton and Obama are the serpents in the garden.

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    1. 10:57, the ability to reason and evaluate facts is worth fighting for. Get help.

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    2. 10:57 apparently longs for the political show trials of the Stalin era.

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    3. Earlier than that my friend- the US invaded Siberia in WWI- trying to rig their government

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    4. Man, I wish Obama was a leftist. He proved to be quite moderate.

      Only extremist zealots would consider him anything but centrist.

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  17. "Very unfair." Donald J. Trump, June 5, 2016 on the judge presiding over the fraud lawsuit filed against Trump University.

    "Very unfair." Donald J. Trump, November 10, 2016 on nationwide protests against him.

    "Very unfair." Donald J. Trump, July 2017 on Sessions's recusal from the investigation of Trump collusion with Russians.

    "Very unfair." Donald J. Trump, December 2017 on Flynn's guilty plea for lying to the FBI.

    "Very unfair." Donald J. Trump, November 15, 2019 on entering the courtroom for post-conviction forfeiture proceedings filed against the Trump/Kushner Syndicate.

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  18. The notion that the always Republican dominated FBI preferred Hillary is facially absurd and laughable..

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  19. I used to fall back on "my least favorite president" Ronald Reagan when these types of discussions came up but old Ronnie boy has been surpassed. Why? When the World Health Organization was getting together a statement to condemn Nestlé products for breast milk substitute (known commercially as formula) he would not sign the document (we were the only country no to sign), saying it would interfer with the free enterprise system. Hundreds of thousands of infants world-wide were starving to death as their mothers were connived into using a first free tin of Nestlé formula. Their breastmilk dried up. A replacement tin was a month's salary or more. They thinned it down with contaminated water so it just looked milky, not nearly the proportions to feed their babies. Did I mention their breastmilk dried up? Their babies starved. Free enterprise--what a farce!

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  20. Absurd is not believing the facts in front of you.
    Hitler called your type "useful idiots".
    Hillary paid for the Dossier, the FISA Court was given false information from the DNC and some in the FBI and DOJ.
    The resounding words of "Lock her up" will be called for again.
    The Obama WH was not an innocent bystander, he's written his bio, Nixon scandal pales in comparison.

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    1. Your sad lack of credibility is due to the ridiculous rubbish you post.

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    2. Comrade 12:57 are you referring to the hearty cheers of "lock her up" from Flynn? How'd that work out?

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    3. Nice try fool, but the Republicans first hired Fusion GPS for dirt on Trump. Dems just picked up the baton and ran with it.

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    4. Troll is riled up today! Smoke and mirrors. Rubber vs. glue...

      Poor kid is squirming

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  21. The Dossier was bought and paid for by Hillary and the DNC, the FBI paid Chris Steele for his bogus memo information about Trump, The agents who showed the dossier to the FISA Courts lied! The whole Russia Investigation is a Lie and a Sham, its not real liberals, Obama and his FBI deep state cronies tried to help hillary win and they failed and now they tried to push the whole Russia collusion Lie and now its All Blowing Up In the Democrats faces.

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    1. Trump cultist jabbering like a loon.

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    2. Nice try fool, but the Republicans first hired Fusion GPS for dirt on Trump. Dems just picked up the baton and ran with it.

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    3. Troll keeps forgetting that four of trumps men already indicted for lying under oath.

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    4. Troll is smoking way more than six plants.

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  22. Just imagine how berserk Trump will be when Jr is charged.

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    1. He will flip his wig.

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  23. Rep Jerry Nadler, ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, has seen the materials underlying the Nunes memo, which he calls "deliberately misleading." Nadler published his own memo today:

    http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/TODAY/z_Creative/inline-headers/FINAL%20DRAFT%20--%20Dear%20Colleague%20on%20Nunes%20Memo.pdf

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  24. She just let her facial hair grow!

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  25. To call Devin Nunes Donald Trump's lap dog would be an insult to dogs. And laps.

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