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December 22, 2022

Cynthia McKinney was involved in a security checkpoint incident

while trying to enter the Capitol building. Oddly enough, Capitol Police did not allow her to "blow through" without being stopped. They physically stopped her. She was accused of assault for touching the officer after he grabbed her, and didn't handle the fallout all that well. She eventually apologized, but there was no reason for the altercation in the first place. No Dem stepped up to support her when it happened, and it was all over not wearing her congressional pin so she could be recognized as a representative, in spite of the fact that she showed her ID badge at the time.

Did anyone physically stop either one of them? Is anyone asking either these clowns to apologize? No? Figures.

December 14, 2022

Fox News Having One Million Rage-Gasms Over Drag Queens At White House...


Finally, here is Sean Hannity bitching for some reason that he was required to watch Cyndi Lauper perform.

u201cHannity: Iu2019m not exactly sure why we are forced to endure a live performance from Cyndi Lauperu201d
— Acyn (@Acyn) 1670984934

Sorry, Cyndi Lauper. The Lou Costello lookalike from hell isn't a fan of yours.

Those are his true colors. You are required by law to accept them now.

I just happened to run across it while reading the hilarious Fox idiocy about drag queens at the WH. Cheers.
December 14, 2022

The Miller Memo


Memo image included at linked page.

On January 5, Miller issued orders which prohibited deploying D.C. Guard members with weapons, helmets, body armor or riot control agents without his personal approval.[45] On January 5, Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy issued a memo placing limits on the District of Columbia National Guard.[45] Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, the commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, later explained: "All military commanders normally have immediate response authority to protect property, life, and in my case, federal functions — federal property and life. But in this instance I did not have that authority."[45]

Miller's actions on January 6 faced scrutiny.[46] After rioters breached the Capitol Police perimeter, Miller waited more than three hours before authorizing the deployment of the National Guard.[13][46] Miller didn't provide that permission until 4:32 pm, after assets from Virginia had already entered the District, and Trump had instructed rioters to "go home".[47][13][46] Miller testified that he was trying to avoid a repeat of the Kent State shootings.[13] [snip]

According to Miller’s testimony, he did not speak with Trump at any time during the Capitol attack: "I didn’t need to. I had all the authority I needed and I knew what had to happen," he said.[13] Miller rejects the notion that the Pentagon dragged their feet protecting the Capitol, calling that notion “complete horseshit”, and he insists they “had their game together”.[49] After reassessing what happened on January 6, Miller acknowledged something they were unaware of beforehand: “It seems clear there was an organized conspiracy with assault elements”.[13] Aside from whether that unawareness affected the Pentagon’s response, Miller says the conspiracy was organized and set in motion before Trump spoke on January 6, and thus should not be attributed solely to what Trump said on that date.[13]

Oh, there was definitely some horseshit involved. It still reeks to this day.
December 14, 2022

Is this even legal? (No paywall link)


It seems like an astounding government overreach and violation of privacy, at the very least. Paxton & co. got blocked from going after the kids, so now they're going after the adults? Here's hoping the ACLU and Lamba Legal will be all over this issue as well.

Skeen called the attorney general’s inquiry into driver’s license records “a gross violation of privacy” intended to “target one group of people to fire up their base while transgender people are just trying to live their lives.”

The constitutional issues that this raises are equal protection and due process under the 14th Amendment as well as discrimination based on sex,” Skeen said.

Some Texas judges seal or restrict access to court records of gender changes for privacy reasons, but also because transgender individuals have been harassed online and faced threats of violence, Skeen said.
December 8, 2022

What a sour puss.

Gosar Tweets – And Quickly Deletes – Support For Trump Call To Terminate Parts Of Constitution

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce his support for former President Donald Trump’s unhinged call to terminate parts of the Constitution and “rescind” the 2020 election.

“I support and agree with the former President,” Gosar wrote in a Twitter post that included a screenshot of Trump’s Truth Social rant. “Unprecedented fraud requires unprecedented cure.”

Shortly after, he deleted the post.

This comes days after Trump posted the bizarre and unheard of claims on his bootleg Twitter platform Truth Social calling for certain parts of the Constitution to be terminated so he can be reinstated as president. [more]

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