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Presidentin' Is...The Thing...You Know...The Thing!
Sunoverbeach Offline
#651 Posted:
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Why did the child have trouble with the law when refusing to nap?
He was resisting arrest
DrMaddVibe Offline
#652 Posted:
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Speaking of resisting...this clip shows an old man resisting reality!

https://rumble.com/embed/vqvuwm/?pub=4

Why is he so mad...he raised prices with one of his executive orders!
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#653 Posted:
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DrMaddVibe wrote:



Buffoon King Bidas turns Breyer's big announcement into a not ready for primetime amateur Henny Young man act.


Joe said he’s really gonna miss his ice cream. It was really good.
RayR Online
#654 Posted:
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DrMaddVibe wrote:
Speaking of resisting...this clip shows an old man resisting reality!

https://rumble.com/embed/vqvuwm/?pub=4

Why is he so mad...he raised prices with one of his executive orders!


He's MAD...PERIOD!
Sunoverbeach Offline
#655 Posted:
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Sex is like air. It doesn't matter until you're not getting any
frankj1 Offline
#656 Posted:
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Gasp!
DrMaddVibe Offline
#657 Posted:
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After being caught with their pants down providing cover for the DNC again...they decide to sober up for an hour and do this???

New York Times Sues To Get Hunter Biden Information



We have repeatedly discussed the virtual news blackout on the influence peddling by the Biden family, particularly Hunter Biden.

Despite overwhelming evidence of millions given by foreign companies and officials, the media has preferred to cover literal scoops over a story of breathtaking levels of self-dealing and corruption by the Bidens.

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Now, however, the New York Times has sued to force the Biden Administration to turn over information on Hunter Biden’s Romanian dealings.

The lawsuit comes after another report that, in 2019, the FBI subpoenaed JP Morgan for records on Hunter Biden’s Chinese dealings.

In a new lawsuit on Monday, the Times sued the State Department to obtain emails from Romanian embassy officials sent between 2015 and 2019 mentioning a number of international business figures, including the president’s son and his former business associate Tony Bobulinski.

While the request was sent in December 2021, the Biden Administration told the Times that the soonest that it could possibly turn over the information is April 15, 2023. That is after the mid-term elections.

This story could be a bit awkward for the White House staff.

When the New York Times Ken Vogel wrote about Hunter Biden’s dealings as a potential “significant liability,” Biden officials viciously attacked him while others suggested that he was a pawn of Russian or Trump disinformation.

Of course, the allegations proved to be true and the infamous laptop is now considered authentic.

One of the most outspoken aides denying the entire story was Kate Bedingfield, who is now the director of White House Communications. She denounced the story as an “egregious act of journalistic malpractice.”

Andrew Bates, who is now deputy director, tweeted “SCOOP from Philadelphia: KEN VOGEL (@kenvogel ) is a COWARD.”

They will now handle questions on this story as White House officials. That includes why President Biden repeatedly said that no one had accused Hunter or his family of “doing anything wrong” when he was presumably aware of the FBI subpoena and the seizure of the laptop. Given these investigations, there is also the question of why a special counsel has not been appointed given President Biden’s past comments that have been contradicted by witnesses (as well as references to his own financial accounts in these emails).

The media and FBI investigations now cover transactions ranging from China, Ukraine, Russia, Romania, and other countries. Millions flowed to the Biden family while Joe Biden was Vice President and later as he prepared for a presidential run. Biden is still running out for ice cream and the media is dutifully covering it. The question however remains whether this will remain just desserts . . . or whether Hunter and others will receive their just deserts for influencing peddling.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/new-york-times-sues-get-hunter-biden-information


Why, imagine of America had been informed of how compromised Hunter was with almost any foreign government...kicking back payments to his uncle and his dad...paying his dad's bills...the current AG is a bigger dumbass than the President and isn't going to last in that position once the GOP take back the House and Senate. Expect investigations into all the Biden shady dealings, his ineptness with his plandemic, and his violations to his oath of office for allowing illegals to flow unfettered with government assistance all over the land.Frying pan Frying pan Frying pan

But Trump...yeah...sure...okay...funny thing is, the DNC were actually doing all of the things they accused him of!
Speyside2 Offline
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How does saying Trump is a criminal mean Biden isn't a criminal?
DrMaddVibe Offline
#659 Posted:
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Speyside2 wrote:
How does saying Trump is a criminal mean Biden isn't a criminal?


Nobody but Lefty calls Trump a criminal.

But Trump is a slogan we all had to hear for 4+ years. The DNC was his proverbial doormat when they were cashing his checks. Now, it's wha wha wha...But Trump...etc. The dog doesn't hunt. The dictator is Biden. Look at the shape the World is in now. The media provided cover, Big Tech financed it and the FBI ran static while it went on. The saddest part of it all is that the SCOTUS refused to hear multiple cases that were slam dunks for voter/election fraud. Cases being one as of yesterday.
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What award did the door knocker inventor win?
The no bell prize
DrMaddVibe Offline
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It's more worse than we were lead to believe!


​Leaked document reveals Biden’s Afghan failures



Leaked notes from a White House Situation Room meeting the day before Kabul fell shed new light on just how unprepared the Biden administration was to evacuate Afghan nationals who'd helped the United States in its 20-year war against the Taliban.

Why it matters: Hours before the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan's capital on Aug. 15, 2021, senior Biden administration officials were still discussing and assigning basic actions involved in a mass civilian evacuation.

Outsiders were frustrated and suspicious the administration was having plenty of meetings but was stuck in bureaucratic inertia and lacked urgency until the last minute.While the word "immediately" peppers the document, it's clear officials were still scrambling to finalize their plans — on the afternoon of Aug. 14.For example, they'd just decided they needed to notify local Afghan staff "to begin to register their interest in relocation to the United States," the document says.And they were still determining which countries could serve as transit points for evacuees.

The big picture: President Biden was determined to end the country's involvement in its longest war, and last April he announced his plans to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021.

President Trump had previously cut a deal for a U.S. withdrawal by May 2021.

Biden's approval ratings still haven't recovered from the chaotic scenes of those final moments, with Afghans falling to their death from military transports and a suicide blast that killed 13 U.S. service members and scores of Afghans outside the gates of Hamid Karzai airport.The Atlantic reported this week that thousands of vulnerable Afghans remain stuck in bureaucratic hell, terrified the Taliban they fought for years will hunt them down.Later this month, Congress will name members to a bipartisan, 12-person commission that will study the war and issue a report similar to the 9/11 Commission.

The details: Axios obtained the NSC's "summary of conclusions" for a meeting of the so-called Deputies Small Group.

It assembles top aides to various Cabinet members, and usually lays the groundwork for Deputies' or Principals' sessions, or works out practical details for executing decisions already made by their bosses.

The document regarded "Relocations out of Afghanistan," and the meeting was held from 3:30-4:30pm on the afternoon of Aug. 14, Washington time.At that moment, Taliban fighters were descending upon Kabul.The meeting was chaired by National Security Council official Liz Sherwood-Randall and included senior officials across multiple agencies, including Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Between the lines: The meeting notes highlight how many crucial actions the Biden administration was deciding at the last minute — just hours before Kabul would fall and former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani would flee his palace in a helicopter.

Action items decided in meeting included:

"State will work to identify as many countries as possible to serve as transit points. Transit points need to be able to accommodate U.S. citizens, Afghan nationals, third country nationals, and other evacuees. (Action: State, immediately)""Embassy Kabul will notify LES [locally employed staff] to begin to register their interest in relocation to the United States and begin to prepare immediately for departure... (Action: Embassy Kabul, immediately)"

What they're saying: "While we're not going to comment on leaked internal documents, cherry-picked notes from one meeting do not reflect the months of work that were already underway," NSC spokesperson Emily Horne told Axios.

"Earlier that summer, we launched Operation Allies Refuge and had worked with Congress to pass legislation that gave us greater flexibility to quickly relocate Afghan partners," Horne said."It was because of this type of planning and other efforts that we were able to facilitate the evacuation of more than 120,000 Americans, legal permanent residents, vulnerable Afghans and other partners."

Behind the scenes: By the time the Saturday afternoon meeting happened, senior Biden officials across the government had been meeting around the clock to deal with the high-speed unraveling of Afghanistan.

The administration had taken some measures that would help them ultimately evacuate more than 120,000 people out of Kabul airport by Aug. 31 — the president's revised withdrawal deadline.Amid chaos and death, the effort to remove both U.S. citizens and cooperative Afghan nationals was executed in partnership with allies and many desperate improvised efforts from the private sector and veterans groups.Troops were pre-positioned in the region so they could get quickly to Kabul airport to run the evacuation. The administration had accelerated the Special Immigrant Visa [SIV] approvals. And Biden officials had explored with other countries the possibilities of them serving as transit points for evacuees — which ultimately led to a network that hosted tens of thousands of Afghans waiting for processing.Nonetheless, many of the key decisions hadn't been made on the eve of Kabul's fall.

The president himself — and his intelligence community — overestimated the ability of the Afghan military to defend their territory against the Taliban.

And complicating the situation further, Ghani had personally pleaded with Biden not to do mass evacuations of Afghans earlier in the year.He feared it would signal a loss of faith in his government.

The bottom line: Many outside advisers were sounding the alarm as the Taliban swept through provincial capitals heading into August.

"I kept being told by people in the [White House] the thing they were most concerned about was the optics of a chaotic evacuation," said Matt Zeller, a former CIA officer who contacted administration officials in February 2021 about protecting Afghans who worked with the Americans. "They treated us like we were Chicken Little. They didn’t believe the sky was falling.""On the 13th of July, we offered to work with them to help evacuate our partners," Zeller added. "We all saw this disaster coming before the inevitable occurred. They didn’t get back to us until Aug 15, the day Kabul fell."

Mark Jacobson, deputy NATO representative in Afghanistan during the Obama administration, told Axios: "That so much planning, prioritizing and addressing of key questions had not been completed, even as Kabul was about to fall, underscores the absence of adequate interagency planning."

"This is especially surprising given the depth of experience on Afghanistan and contingency operations at that table."

https://www.axios.com/leaked-document-reveals-bidens-afghan-failures-c27d790c-3a50-4734-8543-7db710898bb2.html
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"Never underestimate Joe's ability to f*ck things up"... something someone said.
DrMaddVibe Offline
#663 Posted:
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Yeah...people were warned.

Some just have to stick a fork into a wall outlet because...well, they're not going to believe you.
Sunoverbeach Offline
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Why'd the singer have a bucket?
So she could carry a tune
DrMaddVibe Offline
#665 Posted:
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Want to hear a song?

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/03/biden-afghanistan-exit-american-allies-abandoned/621307/

The Atlantic.
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Yeah...just like a righteous strike?


US Commandos Take Out Top ISIS Leader In Daring Raid Into Syria's Idlib


A major special forces raid believed part of a mission to kill or capture terrorists happened overnight in al-Qaeda held Idlib province of northwest Syria. Eyewitnesses observed helicopter gunships and jets active in the area of the village of Atmeh near the Turkish border for over two hours, including gunfire on the ground, in what's being called the biggest such raid since the 2019 killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Despite Pentagon spokesman John Kirby hailing the mission as "successful" in an early Thursday statement, citing "no US casualties" - already international reports are saying multiple civilians were killed in what's already looking like a botched raid.

"U.S. special forces carried out what the Pentagon said was a large-scale counterterrorism raid in northwestern Syria early Thursday. First responders at the scene reported 13 people were killed, including six children and four women," The Associated Press reports.

"Residents said helicopters flew overhead and U.S. forces clashed with gunmen for more than two hours around a two-story house surrounded by olive trees," AP detailes. "They described continuous gunfire and explosions that jolted the sleepy village of Atmeh near the Turkish border, an area dotted with camps for internally displaced people from Syria’s civil war."

Initially there was speculation that it could be connected with last month's large-scale ISIS prison break from a Kurdish SDF guarded facility in northeast Hasakeh province. It led to over 120 US-backed SDF members killed after two weeks of running battles in the area of the prison, with possibly a few hundred ISIS terrorists having escaped.

As soon as last night's Idlib operation commenced, it involved overwhelming American firepower, but with reports of resistance from militants on the ground. "A journalist on assignment for The Associated Press and several residents said they saw body parts scattered near the site of the raid, a house in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province," AP continues.

Further, some sources suggest that US commandos were after Baghdadi's successor:

An Iraqi intelligence official in contact with the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday’s target was a high-ranking militant leader whose identity will be released by the White House later in the day. Information suggests he may be al-Baghdadi’s successor, the current IS leader known as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, the official added. He spoke on condition of anonymity to divulge sensitive information.

A subsequent White House statement early Thursday confirmed the target was the head of ISIS, namly the aforementioned Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi:

Biden's statement says the Islamic State commander has been "taken off the battlefield" - presumably killed. But that many civilians were slaughtered in the process will be a major area of scrutiny as the administration attempts to cast this as a "successful mission".

It proves further embarrassing for Turkey, given it directly backs the main Islamist factions in Idlib, which has become a terror safe-haven. It must also be recalled that the CIA and allied intelligence services actually helped Islamic fighters - included al-Qaeda in Syria - capture Idlib from Syrian government forces in the first place in 2015.

Video began emerging in the overnight hours confirming that a major US operation was underway, reportedly involving elite Delta Force commandos...

Local journalists and monitors who reportedly visited the location of the raid observed the following: "The top floor of the house was almost totally destroyed in Thursday’s raid, with the ceiling and walls knocked out." Some photographs of the aftermath have been published to Al Jazeera.

"Blood could be seen on the walls and floor of the remaining structure, which contained a wrecked bedroom with a child’s wooden crib on the floor," the AP report notes. "On one damaged wall, a blue plastic children’s swing was still hanging. The kitchen was blackened with fire damage."

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/us-commandos-take-out-top-isis-leader-daring-raid-syrias-idlib



More civilian blood on King Bidas' hands. Ya know, there's a war crime in there somewhere...is it going to be Russia or China that point that out to the UN?
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Feature request:
Hide all posts started by "x user"
bgz Offline
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Well... just blocking DMV made the rest of the thread easier to read (the stuff that's actually worth reading).

I think I'll just keep him blocked out of convenience. I think he's got me blocked anyway.
RayR Online
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What's da matter Ben? You don't like reading about your incompetent president?
bgz Offline
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It's not that Ray... it's if I'm participating on a forum, I would rather read original thoughts. It wouldn't be so bad if it was once in a while, but it's incessant.

It's about how much of my time do I want to put into reading long azz articles that aren't in my news feed (filled with sciency nerdy sh*t, and maybe a small percentage of politics).
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Ben, I think Ray simply is incapable of original thoughts, critical thinking. It really isn't his fault. He is like an organ grinders monkey. The monkey does what it is repetitively shown to do. He can only do so much with the genetics he was born with.
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Pro tip: if the wife asks what you'd like to do with her body, "Identify it" is the wrong answer
DrMaddVibe Offline
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Anyone remember when we had a President that could rapid fire with no notes or assistance handle pressers and reporters questions? Would stay on the podium and talk until it got to the point that they only wanted "Gotcha" moments that weren't a productive use of time and energy?

Pepperidge Farm remembers...


Watch: Biden Exhibits Symptom of Dementia, Speaks Complete Gibberish for 11 Seconds



An embarrassing clip of President Joe Biden is making the rounds on social media after he lapsed into a series of nonsensical broken phrases on camera.

Not that that’s new, or anything…

Sigh.

This time around, Biden appears to have been trying to wrap up his remarks at Ironworkers Local 5 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, when he went off on the random tangent.

“I don’t want to get going because I’d keep you here too long because you know all what I’m about to, what I’ve said, and you know what I’ve done, and you know what we’re doing, and I know what you’re doing,” he said.

https://tinyurl.com/yvtwvm3u

Um…what?

As you can imagine, Twitter was terribly inspired:

https://tinyurl.com/ycknzuv2

https://tinyurl.com/324f8veb

https://tinyurl.com/ykjjenjj

https://tinyurl.com/yyhw4sex

Another day, another disturbing Biden gaffe raises questions about his cognitive function.

Of course, the frequency with which these things keep happening is just as concerning as the incidents themselves.

Is anyone ever going to do anything about it?

As long as President Biden has been in office, and even dating back to the campaign, questions have arisen as to just how mentally fit the elderly president is.

In the early days of the Democratic primary, Biden forgot where he was on more than one occasion, and when his team sequestered him in his basement amid the pandemic, his haphazard cable news appearances were often marred by angry outbursts as it was suspected he was using teleprompters for interviews.

Since assuming office — the oldest man ever to do so — he put off giving solo news conferences for so long that he set a new record. When he finally made the plunge, he appeared agitated, confused and was armed with notes and handy placards to help him navigate reporters’ questions.

Nonetheless, although questions about former President Donald Trump’s cognitive health were raised so frequently due to his mean tweets that he underwent a cognitive test while in office to prove he wasn’t bonkers (which he was very pleased to tell us he passed with “flying colors”), such a test was conspicuously absent from President Biden’s first full physical since taking office.

This only gets more conspicuous as time goes on and as incidents of his incoherent ramblings keep occurring.

After he awkwardly began yelling during a speech in late January, conservative commentator Candace Owens called out First Lady Jill Biden and the Democratic establishment as a whole for what appears to be a very irresponsible choice to allow this man to serve in office:

https://tinyurl.com/8cusw4vs

Over the summer, psychiatrist Tanveer Ahmed said that one gets the feeling Biden is “just hanging on,” something which can be a “feature of dementia.”

As a report by The Western Journal has detailed, Biden’s consistencies with a Mayo Clinic list of possible symptoms of dementia points to the very urgent need for the president to get checked out.

Biden is surrounded by a team that, rumor has it, goes to great lengths to shield him from invasive press questions. They have been seen on more than one occasion ushering the slow-moving POTUS away from reporters even when he appears game to field questions.

Yet, since he’s forced to give public comments as president, it seems to be getting harder and harder to hide his failing verbal skills — and very possibly failing cognitive health, as well.

One certainly can’t diagnose the president without an exam by a medical professional, of course, but this is precisely why it’s growing more urgent by the day that the American people deserve, at the very least, to know he is being appropriately examined.

But do we have that?

Hardly.

So until we see those tests, there’s no doubt that questions about his cognitive health will continue to be raised.

https://www.westernjournal.com/watch-biden-exhibits-symptom-dementia-speaks-complete-gibberish-11-seconds/



Hail to the...yeah...whatever this mish mash nonsensical meat puppet is. Salute!
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And yet - we all know that Joe Biden is the only one that can fix the terrible, terrible problems with this once great country.
Everyone says.
He is going to fight like hell, or we won't have a county anymore.
He alone can make the Jewish Space Lasers work for us...
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Is this one of Kameltoes ideas?

Biden Admin To Fund Crack Pipe Distribution To Advance ‘Racial Equity’


$30 million program will provide 'smoking kits' to vulnerable communities

The Biden administration is set to fund the distribution of crack pipes to drug addicts as part of its plan to advance "racial equity."

The $30 million grant program, which closed applications Monday and will begin in May, will provide funds to nonprofits and local governments to help make drug use safer for addicts. Included in the grant, which is overseen by the Department of Health and Human Services, are funds for "smoking kits/supplies." A spokesman for the agency told the Washington Free Beacon that these kits will provide pipes for users to smoke crack cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, and "any illicit substance."

HHS said the kits aim to reduce the risk of infection when smoking substances with glass pipes, which can lead to infections through cuts and sores. Applicants for the grants are prioritized if they treat a majority of "underserved communities," including African Americans and "LGBTQ+ persons," as established under President Joe Biden's executive order on "advancing racial equity."

Democratic-run cities such as San Francisco and Seattle have distributed smoking kits to residents. Some local governments, however, have in recent years backed away from their smoking kit programs over concerns they enable drug abuse. Louisville, Ky., for example, allowed convenience stores to sell smoking kits but later banned them. Legislators in Maryland ditched their distribution plan after facing backlash from local law enforcement and African-American leaders.

Sgt. Clyde Boatwright, president of the Maryland Fraternal Order of Police, said government resources are better spent on preventing drug abuse rather than making it safer.

"If we look at more of a preventive campaign as opposed to an enabling campaign, I think it will offer an opportunity to have safer communities with fewer people who are dependable on these substances," Boatwright told the Free Beacon.

Other "harm reduction" equipment that qualifies for funding include syringes, vaccinations, disease screenings, condoms, and fentanyl strips. The grant program will last three years and includes 25 awards of up to $400,000.

An HHS spokesman declined to specify what is included in the smoking kits. Similar distribution efforts provide mouthpieces to prevent glass cuts, rubber bands to prevent burns, and filters to minimize the risk of disease.

It is against federal law to distribute or sell drug paraphernalia unless authorized by the government.

President Biden's son Hunter is a longtime user of crack cocaine.

https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/biden-admin-to-fund-crack-pipe-distribution-to-advance-racial-equity/
RayR Online
#676 Posted:
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^ Considering the sinking approval ratings, in their desperation they'll do anything to try to buy votes including giving away drug paraphernalia to and prioritizing the "underserved communities," including African Americans and "LGBTQ+ persons"
DrMaddVibe Offline
#677 Posted:
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Still a big fat nothing for the Rez.horse
Sunoverbeach Offline
#678 Posted:
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I intend to live forever or die trying.
- Groucho Marx
frankj1 Offline
#679 Posted:
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should that be live forever or die trying?
Sunoverbeach Offline
#680 Posted:
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Should be. Oopsie

All better now
DrMaddVibe Offline
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And so it begins...someone had to be first!

Biden's Top Science Advisor Forced Out Over Harsh Treatment Of Subordinates



President Joe Biden's top advisor on science and technology policy - two areas that have become extremely important to the White House over the past two years - has just been fired for demeaning and mistreating his subordinates following an internal White House probe.

Recordings and documents obtained by Politico exposed how Eric Lander bullied his former general counsel, and how he spoke to White House Office of Science and Technology Policy staff in "a disrespectful or demeaning way," which he acknowledged in his apology.

"I am devastated that I caused hurt to past and present colleagues by the way in which I have spoken to them," Lander wrote in a resignation letter to his boss. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday night that the president had accepted Lander’s resignation from his cabinet-level position (which technically put him in the line of succession)

This could create serious problems for the president as he tries to shift the public's attention to his cancer moonshot. Biden appeared alongside Dr. Lander during an event last week where the White House re-launched an initiative to cut the death rate from cancer by at least 50% over the next 25 years. The president said Dr. Lander would take a lead role in implementing the initiative. Dr. Lander had already recused himself from all COVID vaccine-related issues, but he has still played an important role in shaping the White House's response to the pandemic.

Dr. Lander

Biden now finds himself in a difficult spot: he has repeatedly promised to fire anybody in his administration who "talks down to someone...on the spot".

One former subordinate of Dr. Lander's complained that his behavior was downright "shocking".

Rachel Wallace, a career civil servant who works at OSTP, filed a complaint about Dr. Lander’s behavior to the White House, according to people familiar with the matter. A person who has spoken to OSTP staff said other people who worked in the office had similar concerns about Dr. Lander’s behavior.

"Dr. Lander’s behavior is shocking, to say the least, and I’m concerned that this kind of misconduct may adversely affect science policy," said David Seide, senior counsel at the Government Accountability Project, which is representing Ms. Wallace.

However, Lander's transgressions are much bigger than all that. While his behavior offered a convenient excuse for the White House to get rid of him, Lander has an employment record fraught with potential controversies. For one: before joining the White House, he was the founding director of the Broad Institute, a biotech outfit whose genomics work has touched upon eugenics - specifically the role that genetics plays in same-sex attraction, the development of PTSD and other issues, according to a report from the Organic Consumers Association.

Lander also helped cover up evidence showing that "gain-of-function" research financed in part by the US had helped a team of Chinese scientists create the highly infectious SARS-CoV-2, before the virus escaped from the lab and set off the global pandemic

Here's more on that from the OCA:

In January 2020, when scientists examined the genome of SARS-CoV-2 it was immediately clear that the unique feature that made it “100 to 1,000 times” more infectious than the first SARS was something that couldn’t have been achieved through natural recombination. In fact, the virus’s genetic code bore a tell-tale sign that it had been engineered in the lab. This was obvious to every scientist who looked at the virus, even those who later published articles claiming the virus wasn’t engineered.

The US government engaged in a coordinated cover-up that has been revealed in emails obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, but one aspect of the cover-up hasn’t been explored before now: A January 2020 analysis conducted by Eric Lander’s Broad Institute for the Director of National Intelligence that falsely claimed that the virus wasn’t genetically engineered.

Fortunately for Lander, he doesn't even need this job: He is already among the richest members of President Biden's cabinet, with a personal net worth of $45 million.

The top Democrat and Republican on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee demanded that the White House turn over its report on Landers' behavior - for which he issued a formal apology to staffers on Friday - as soon as possible.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/bidens-top-science-advisor-forced-out-over-harsh-treatment-subordinates


You sir, are the weakest link...goodbye.

He ain't the Science...Pope Fauci is.

https://youtu.be/crmvHJpCkfM
Sunoverbeach Offline
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Cats have 9 lives. Makes them ideal for experimentation.
- Jimmy Carr
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkgxgrWFRDY

^^That is hilarious!!
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MACS wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkgxgrWFRDY

^^That is hilarious!!



Its actually better than the real thing. The real thing needs to be hauled off the podium by Dr. Jill or reminded by his Secret Service detail where the doors are in the White House...remember he was there for 8 years with his BFF, Barry Hussein.
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I come from a stupid family. During the Civil War my great uncle fought for the west!
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Biden and his Magik Pen

https://youtu.be/Scw5Q_G2tqM

Biden Orders Seizure Of $7 Billion In Afghan Funds, With Half Going To 9/11 Victims



President Biden on Friday signed a hugely controversial executive order which effectively steals $7 billion in assets from Afghanistan's central bank held in the US, which had previously been frozen by the administration.

The new Biden action is intended to make half of the $7 billion available as compensation for families of 9/11 victims, with the other half going to humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan. This comes as both international human rights bodies and activists have called for the unfreezing of the assets to help stave off Afghanistan's total economic collapse under the Taliban, which is leading to starvation and widespread malnutrition, particularly impacting already impoverished families and children in the war-torn country.

The White House has said the action will ensure the funds stay out of the hands of the Taliban and "malicious actors". The statement described it's "designed to provide a path for the funds to reach the people of Afghanistan while keeping them out of the hands of the Taliban and malicious actors."

Specifically the order will force all American financial institutions holding Afghan central bank assets to transfer the funds to a consolidated account at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York. As The Hill observes, "The effort is unusual, as it involves money held by a foreign government on U.S. soil. It is likely to be the subject of complex litigation."

As for the $3.5 billion to be set aside for humanitarian aid for the Afghan population, there will still likely be strings attached determining whether it actually gets released. The Hill cites an admin official as follows:

The senior administration official said the Biden administration will spend the coming months setting up a third-party trust fund to administer the $3.5 billion in funds to support Afghanistan, as officials await a court ruling.

A senior administration official cautioned that the signing of the executive order is "a step in a process that might lead to the unlocking of these funds for the benefit of the Afghan people,' noting that the situation involves complex litigation.


Previously Washington set as a condition for the release of funds that the Taliban undertake specific urgent reforms, including in women's rights and education, eradicating terrorism, and allowing US passport holders to freely and safely leave the country.

Recently the United Nations warned that one million children under the age of five could die from severe acute malnutrition if the current dire food and medicines shortage in the country persists. Critics have warned that the US sanctions and assets seizure regimen is greatly exacerbating the crisis, and that ultimately it will be the common populace that bears the brunt of the punitive US measures.

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/biden-orders-seizure-7-billion-afghan-funds-half-going-911-victims


Any guesses where this is headed now?

The DNC is a terrorist organization.
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THIS is prolly the reason Biden is lying against the Pentagon brass right now. HE HAS TO!


Biden Admin Already Backtracking On ISIS Leader Raid Story Details



US military officials told reporters on Thursday that there could have been more civilian casualties than initially thought in the recent special operations forces raid in northwest Syria that targeted an ISIS leader.

When the raid first happened, President Biden and the Pentagon said ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi blew up himself, his wife, and two children on the third floor of a building once US forces arrived. But other sources said at least 13 people were killed. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said among the 13 killed were four children and three women.

The military officials admitted Thursday that they don’t know for certain if al-Qurayshi detonated the bomb that caused the explosion. They insist the blast was caused by someone in the building and wasn’t the fault of the US, but they admitted there is no video footage of the raid.

The officials also said they couldn’t rule out that more people than al-Qurayshi and his family died. They noted that "multiple bodies" ended up under rubble, and the US forces didn’t have time to count them.


The officials said a lower-level ISIS member was on the second floor of the building with five children. The US forces killed the ISIS fighter and his wife in a gun battle and were able to evacuate four of the children, but a toddler was found dead, and the cause of death was not clear.

The raid came amid heightened scrutiny over the high number of civilian casualties caused by US operations in the Middle East. Thursday’s briefing shows that the White House was not being truthful about the raid on al-Qurayshi right after it happened.

On the day the raid was announced, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said it was "confirmed" that al-Qurayshi blew himself up and scoffed at a reporter who asked for evidence. The reporter mentioned that some people are 'skeptical" about US claims when it comes to civilian casualties. Psaki fired back and asked if the skeptics thought ISIS was providing more accurate information than the US military.

"Well, not ISIS, but, I mean, the US has not always been straightforward about what happens with civilians. And, I mean, that is a fact," the reporter responded.

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/biden-amid-already-backtracking-isis-leader-raid-story-details


Just like the drone strike in Afghanistan that took out the aid worker...King Bidas called it a "Righteous strike". I call it a feeble attempt by a feeble man to reach into the playbook and pull out the VHS copy of "Wag The Dog"!
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#688 Posted:
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My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet.
- RD
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Only 38???

"Something Isn't Right" - 38 Lawmakers Demand Biden Undergo Cognitive Testing As Soon As Possible



In a letter, signed by 37 of his Republican colleagues in Congress, Texas Rep. Dr. Ronny Jackson warns that President Biden's "mental decline and forgetfulness have become more apparent over the past two years," and urges the 79-year-old to take a cognitive aptitude test (just as former President Trump did).

“My colleagues and I are again asking President Biden to immediately undergo a formal cognitive screening exam, such as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment,” Jackson said.

“As a former physician to three Presidents of the United States, I know what it takes mentally and physically to execute the duties of Commander-in-Chief and Head of State,” said Jackson, who served as a White House doctor to former Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump.


Jackson may have a point given this recent appearance...

https://tinyurl.com/54raybf7

“Joe Biden has continually proven to me and to the world that something isn’t right. The American people deserve to have absolute confidence in their president’s cognitive ability,” he said.

He is not alone in his concerns as a recent Politico poll found that 48% of Americans think the president is not "mentally fit" to do the job.

It's not just 'white supremacists' that are worried about the president's cognitive abilities, even Australia's mainstream media is picking up on it...

https://youtu.be/9ssNav3MnBg

Dr. Jackson appeared on Fox News' 'Hannity' to explain his concerns

https://tinyurl.com/4d7zjjht

Read the full letter below...

https://www.scribd.com/document/558489224/2-7-22-Rep-Jackson-Biden-Cognitive-Letter#download&from_embed

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/something-isnt-right-38-lawmakers-demand-biden-undergo-cognitive-testing-soon-possible


Biden talks like he only has an IQ of 38. Maybe they only selected 38 as an homage to his remaining IQ score.
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UPDATE on http://www.cigarbid.com/Forum/c/posts/m/4650163/Presidentin-Is-The-Thing-You-Know-The-Thing#post4650163



After Biden Admin Green-Lights Taxpayer Dollars to Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan, Ernst Leads Colleagues in Calling for Transparency, Accountability



After the Biden administration green-lighted taxpayer dollars meant to support humanitarian and other expansive forms of aid to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan—such as money to go toward “endangered species research” in the country—U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is leading 15 of her colleagues in demanding a full accounting of the money the administration is allowing to flow through the Taliban and Haqqani Network.

In a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen, Ernst and her colleagues write, “We write to express significant concerns over the recent announcement from the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) on the issuance of General Licenses (GLs) authorizing the flow of U.S. taxpayer dollars through the Taliban and the Haqqani network. While we agree widespread famine and denial of rights to Afghan women and girls are immediate problems to address with humanitarian aid and assistance, OFAC’s sweeping authorization risks too much U.S. taxpayer money flowing through the Taliban or the Haqqani network to fund an excessive, ill-fated, or wasteful list of services such as activities to support the rule of law by the Taliban, education exchanges in a country that now devalues education for women and girls, and endangered species research.

They continue, “Furthermore, OFAC does not outline control mechanisms to ensure funds do not end up in the Taliban’s coffers. As these licenses stand, the Administration’s wide latitude and unclear enforcement mechanisms risk the American taxpayer funding the world’s most dangerous foreign terrorist organization.

The senators go on, “We call on this administration to stand by its promise to not remove financial sanctions against the Taliban unless they changed their governing policies, denied safe harbor to terrorists, and guaranteed the fundamental human rights of Afghan women and girls. Clearly, they have not met those conditions.”

In the letter, the senators request detailed responses to the following information by no later than February 11, 2022:

A listing of total funds provided by the U.S. to each GL issued by OFAC related to humanitarian assistance, other support, and trade with Afghanistan.

The total amount and percentage of funds collected by the Taliban and Haqqani network in the form of a tax, fee, or import duty.

The total humanitarian aid funding the U.S. has sent Afghanistan since August 31, 2021.


https://www.ernst.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2022/1/after-biden-admin-green-lights-taxpayer-dollars-to-taliban-controlled-afghanistan-ernst-leads-colleagues-in-calling-for-transparency-accountability


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A hooker once told me she had a headache.
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The other 1/3 works for the DNC, FBI, NY Times, CNN, MSNBC or posts here defending King Bidas and defying reality!

Two-Thirds Of Democrats Want Hillary Spying, Fake Russia Charges Investigated; New Poll Finds



A poll has revealed that a stunning 66 percent of DEMOCRATS want to see a new investigation into Hillary Clinton’s role in spying on the Trump 2016 campaign, and the baseless charges of Russian collusion that followed his victory in the election.

The issue has come back into the spotlight following revelations of the Durham probe into the FBI’s investigation, which found that Clinton operatives paid a tech company to “infiltrate” servers at Trump Towers and the White House, not only to spy on the Trump team and dig up dirt, but also allegedly with the intention to manufacture a “narrative” of Russian collusion.

Now we know. The 2016 Clinton campaign was a criminal enterprise. Paying tech executives to infiltrate Trump servers & the White House. Time for someone to go to jail https://t.co/JmCWI8RrwW
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) February 13, 2022 https://tinyurl.com/226z7sxm

“There was spying going on, and it was worse than we thought because they were spying on the sitting president of the United States, and it goes right to the Clinton campaign.” [email protected]_Jordan

Trump was right! https://t.co/Xq5FxDV6KT
— House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) February 13, 2022 https://tinyurl.com/4x94rmck

Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America pic.twitter.com/K6kDRWl6NA
— RSBN 🇺🇸 (@RSBNetwork) February 13, 2022 https://tinyurl.com/ythwjamf


The poll, conducted by TechnoMetrica Institute of Policy and Politics reveals that almost three quarters of those polled who were following the story want prosecutors to investigate Hillary and members of her campaign team.

Those figures include two thirds of Democrats who were polled, twenty percent more than supported the move back in October. A total of 91 percent of Republicans want further investigation, with 65 percent of independents demanding a fresh probe.

The poll was even conducted before the very latest expositions, and so the figures are likely now even more damning for Clinton.

The same poll also found that 68 percent of respondents want to see more scrutiny of the Bidens’ business activities, including Hunter Biden’s involvement with his father’s administration.

A total of 71 percent of BOTH Democrats and Republicans said that they believe Biden family business should be kept separate from Biden administration activity.

When asked repeatedly about the unfolding scandal with Clinton, Biden’s deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre refused to answer, stating “That’s something I can’t speak to from this podium so I refer you to the Department of Justice.”

Fox News host Jesse Watters presented a powerful report on the scandal Monday:

https://youtu.be/G0EGI2axxKc

Watters further declared Monday that the failed presidential candidate “should be banished from polite society,” if the allegations are true.

“I’m not comparing her to O.J., because, you know, we have no proof that he ever murdered anybody, but I would like to see Hillary treated the way O.J. is. He’s not really welcome places, he’s kind of a pariah,” Watters stated.

The host added “Right now she is a certified political criminal. Her husband has been #metooed and has been fingered to be on Epstein’s island and you know the Foundation, that’s just like a washed up money laundering operation.”

“She paid people to hack into Trump’s computers and frame him for being a Russian traitor!” Watters asserted, adding “That would be like paying someone to break into Trump Tower at 2:00 in the morning, plant a bunch of guns and drugs and Russian documents and then call the FBI and say hey guys, I got a tip, why don’t you go raid the tower. That’s the same thing,”

He continued “And we now know too that this was happening as far back as 2014. The CIA knew Crooked was trying to frame him, they briefed Obama that Hillary was going to frame him. They briefed the FBI that this was a frame job so Mueller was just a clean-up operation to tee up the impeachment – and it failed.”

Watch:

https://youtu.be/pXTKt1c0PA0

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/two-thirds-democrats-want-hillary-spying-fake-russia-charges-investigated-new-poll-finds


Now, why would so many of Brandon's devoted faithful turn and run now? When's the last time you saw a Biden/Harris bumper sticker on a car or someone wearing a blue hat that says "Uniter" on it? You have a better chance winning big on a scratch off lotto ticket!
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Some dog I got too. We call him Egypt because he leaves a pyramid in every room
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So, we don't need a golf course after all....

White House Spox Can't Confirm If Biden Worked This Week



During a gaggle aboard Air Force One on Thursday, White House Principal Deputy Press Security Karine Jean-Pierre offered an awkward answer to a question about President Biden's search for a Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Breyer.

A reporter asked whether Biden had interviewed any potential SCOTUS nominees, to which Jean-Pierre wouldn't give an answer. "So, has he just not been working for four days, or what's going on?" the reporter interjected.

"I just don't have anything to share or to confirm or not confirm on this," Jean-Pierre answered. Huh? She can't confirm whether President Biden worked this week? Listen for yourself:

https://tinyurl.com/2knyfkkn

"This is something, again, he's reviewing materials," Jean-Pierre added before the reporter chimed in again to ask "Don't the American people deserve to know what the president is doing?"

It's a good question, especially during the current administration in which Biden has often been outside of D.C., even when international and domestic crises are raging. From horrible jobs reports to the fall of Afghanistan to Taliban terrorists, Biden is more likely to be at the beach in Delaware or hid away at Camp David than in the situation room or meeting with his cabinet.


As for Jean-Pierre's answer, it's just another imprecise and poor answer that only raises more questions about what is going on and who's running the show at the White House. As Townhall pointed out earlier in the week after Jean-Pierre filled in for a full White House briefing, she's a bit of a know-nothing when it comes to answering questions about the Biden administration.

https://tinyurl.com/2p8fe54n

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/spencerbrown/2022/02/18/white-house-spox-cant-confirm-if-biden-worked-this-week-n2603490


So, Choco Chocolate Chip it is. Thelma & Louise could run the nation like they did their car off a cliff better than King Bidas is running America!
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Peppermint Patty will have to circle back on this…
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It's hard to blame or credit Biden for any of the country's woes and wins. I'd be surprised if he' s running anything. I mean seriously... does anyone think he's really in charge of anything?

He's just a mumbling puppet. The State of the Union address is typically held in the next couple of weeks or within the next month or so. That should be entertaining... assuming he actually does one.
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BuckyB93 wrote:
It's hard to blame or credit Biden for any of the country's woes and wins. I'd be surprised if he' s running anything. I mean seriously... does anyone think he's really in charge of anything?

He's just a mumbling puppet. The State of the Union address is typically held in the next couple of weeks or within the next month or so. That should be entertaining... assuming he actually does one.

+1

March 1st is the date
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"Bipartisan" usually means that a larger than usual deception is being carried out
- GC
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Ronald Reagan: The great communicator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZmSjlNpfIs
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Sunoverbeach wrote:
"Bipartisan" usually means that a larger than usual deception is being carried out
- GC


There is so much truth to that joke that it's not a joke at all.
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