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Yosemito's Journal
Yosemito's Journal
January 18, 2019

If it wasn't McGahn who helped Trump/Cohen lie

Which lawyer is screwed?
In today's Buzzfeed article he denied involvement.
Speculate please.

January 17, 2019

Stop believing Rasmussen when it's convenient.

Several people have touted the fact that Trump's approval is down in Rasmussen.
Here's the problem with that
When Rasmussen decides to pretend Trump is recovering, you will have to whine about how the Rasmussen poll is unreliable and biased (which it is).

Very soon, Rasmussen will receive angry email from its predominantly conservative subscribers, demanding that the pollster "get it right".
Rasmussen will not wish to lose revenue and will bring Trump back up to 50%.
Just don't make Rasmussen famous.

January 16, 2019

David Duke on the "beautiful and wonderful" Tulsi Gabbard: "We wish her luck in her campaign"

Tulsi Gabbard nets her first endorsement, from the former Grand Wizard of the KKK:

"Today Dr. Duke and Dr. Slattery responded to the uproar over their on-going support for the beautiful and wonderful Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

The Zio-media and neocon establishments of both parties (yes, the Democrats are now thoroughly neocon) are attacking Gabbard over her pro-peace positions, and in particular are trying to “smear” her with an association with Dr. Duke. We promote Tulsi Gabbard because she is pro-peace, a position that Democrat voters have traditionally favored, but because Dr. Duke is pro-peace it must now be repudiated.

January 16, 2019

Daily Beast: Why Conservative Media and the Far Right Love Tulsi Gabbard for President

This new explosive article reveals a mutual love affair between Gabbard and right wing media that is more extensive than we thought:

Gabbard first became an in-demand Fox News guest in 2015 after she criticized Barack Obama’s unwillingness to use the label “radical Islamic terrorism.” Her media tour explaining that position earned her positively-tilted coverage in right-wing outlets like Breitbart and The Daily Caller—a trend that continued when she later expressed skepticism of Obama’s Iran nuclear deal.

One person with direct knowledge told The Daily Beast that in the wake of her Obama criticism of Obama, Gabbard became an increasingly requested guest for Fox News hosts and producers to appear on-air. They weren’t the only ones in television news who took notice: senior executives at Sinclair Broadcasting made appeals for Gabbard to appear on their networks after she rebuked Obama.

And her emergence as a left-wing Obama critic further put Gabbard on the map in conservative media.

In May 2015, the National Review implored readers to “Meet the Beautiful, Tough Young Democrat Who’s Turning Heads by Challenging Obama’s Foreign Policy.” The conservative outlet touted Gabbard as having “endeared herself to right-wing hawks” by challenging Obama’s “rudderless” foreign policy. “I like her thinking a lot,” American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks was quoted as saying.

Gabbard has also maintained friendly relationships with high-profile, right-leaning television personalities, including Carlson and Fox News colleague Neil Cavuto, a long-time anchor and Trump skeptic who leans conservative on business issues.

January 15, 2019

Leak: Shutdown will shrink GDP by 0.1% every week

The estimate was not intended to become public. It was just leaked.
Their previous estimate was 0.1% every two weeks.

"The Trump administration now estimates that the cost of the government shutdown will be twice as steep as originally forecast.
The original estimate that the partial shutdown would subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth every two weeks has now been doubled to a 0.1 percentage point subtraction every week, according to an official who asked not to be named."


January 15, 2019

RT: "impeccable" Tulsi Gabbard is being smeared

It’s not only Tucker Carlson heaping praise on the Assad-loving Tulsi Gabbard.
Here is the government-owned and controlled Russia Today:

With Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) entering the 2020 presidential fray, establishment figures on both Right and Left are scrambling to smear the anti-war congresswoman with impeccable identity-politics bona fides.
Ever since her 2017 visit to Syria, Gabbard has been condemned for daring to seek firsthand accounts rather than blindly trusting the MSM narrative, so on Friday the pundits were again off to the races, with fresh accusations of Assad-sympathizing.


Note that Russia today lies about the right wing attacking Gabbard. In general, the right wing has been mostly silent or happy about her, as in the case of Tucker.
January 12, 2019

Trump personally took possession of interpreter notes after meeting Putin

Mr. Trump swore his interpreter to secrecy and went as far as personally taking possession of his notes, because he had nothing to hide.

Please post on LBN someone.

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