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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Ukraine is another Sharpiegate



As vice president and with the permission of Obama, Joe Biden withheld a billion dollars in U.S. aid to Ukraine unless it fired the prosecutor who was investigating Biden's worthless son. Biden bragged about this last year.

Instead of bringing Biden to justice, the media and Democrats want to use this to impeach President Donald John Trump. We live in a land where the media and Democrats have embroidered the truth so much that they reject the truth. They resent the truth because it does not conform to their childish narrative of Orange Man Bad, Democrats Good.

On July 25, President Trump talked to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky by phone for 30 minutes.

Toward the end of the call, President Trump said, "There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it… It sounds horrible to me."

President Zelensky said, "I wanted to tell you about the prosecutor. First of all, I understand and I’m knowledgeable about the situation. Since we have won the absolute majority in our Parliament; the next prosecutor general will be 100% my person, my candidate, who will be approved, by the parliament and will start as a new prosecutor in September. He or she will look into the situation, specifically to the company that you mentioned in this issue. The issue of the investigation of the case is actually the issue of making sure to restore the honesty so we will take care of.that and will work on the investigation of the case."

The whole transcript is here.

Democrats who wanted to impeach President Trump for "obstruction of justice" for tweeting mean things about Mueller now want to impeach him for promotion of justice.

But they may be getting cold feet.
I blame the media.

I am not alone.
Most media accounts exclude Biden bragging that he extorted Ukraine officials.

In 2018, Biden said, "I was supposed to announce that there was another billion dollar loan guarantee and I had gotten a commitment from Poroshenko and from Yatsenyuk that they would take action against the state prosecutor and they didn’t. So they said they had — they were walking out to press conference, I said I’m not going to — we’re not going to give you the billion dollars. They said you have no authority, you’re not the president. The president said. I said, call him. I said, I’m telling you, you’re not getting a billion dollars. I said you’re not getting a billion, I’m going to be leaving here and I think it was about six hours, I look at him and say we’re leaving in six hours, if the prosecutor’s not fired, you’re not getting the money. Oh, son of a bitch."

Obama authorized this. ("They said you have no authority, you’re not the president. The president said. I said, call him.")

The Washington Free Beacon reported, "Joe Biden's family ties to an influence peddling scheme at a Ukrainian gas company could hurt the former vice president's 2020 campaign, political scientist Ian Bremmer told CNN on Tuesday.

"'Biden does have a problem here. I have to say $50,000 a month for Hunter Biden — clearly to be selling influence because otherwise, no one would ever pay him that kind of money — for a company that, frankly, was pretty corrupt and has been before and has been since under investigation,' Bremmer said.

"Bremmer is president of Eurasia Group and Time magazine editor at large. He told CNN's New Day Hunter Biden was named to the board of Burisma, Ukraine's largest private gas company, for his ability to sell influence during the Obama administration."

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Now we cannot impeach Biden or Obama no matter how much they and their secretaries of state raked in actual emoluments from Ukraine, Red China, Russia and elsewhere. Hillary used a Fake Charity. Biden and Kerry used a hedge fund run by their families. Obama likely did it through post-presidential book deals and that Netflix contract.

But we can stop the uneducated mob from destroying our president. We do that by standing by our man just as we did 3 years ago when that Billy Bush tape came out. We stood by Donald Trump then not knowing if he was just another carnival barker or the real deal.

Faith is going to the edge of darkness and taking one more step.

Our faith was rewarded with the best economy in 50 years, 150-plus new judges, and Planned Parenthood de-funding itself.

Gary Abernathy is a retired newspaper publisher in Hillsboro, Ohio, who writes columns for the Washington Post supporting President Trump. His latest piece is about going to the county fair amid  Sharpiegate -- you know, that thing before this that the media said was going to end the presidency of Donald John Trump.

Abernathy wrote, "The Highland County Fair has endured, rain or shine, for more than 70 years, despite occasions of drought, crop failure, trade wars and grain embargoes. 'Like a tree that's planted by the waters,' the old hymn declares, 'I shall not be moved.'

"Next year's fair will be held just two months before the 2020 election. No matter the hardships that might befall farm families, livestock will be exhibited and blue ribbons will be awarded.

"Regardless of how hot or cold it might be or how much rain might fall, the tractor pulls will be held into the wee hours of the morning. And despite the outrages and scandals that will be relayed from that galaxy far, far away called Washington, for most fairgoers Trump will still be their man.

"They shall not be moved."

Michael Goodwin of the New York Post wrote Nancy Pelosi blew it by authorizing an impeachment inquiry over this.

He wrote, "Because of what she said and did, if the House doesn’t go all the way, it will be a political disaster. Either failing to take a vote on articles of impeachment, or failing to get enough votes among her majority to pass any articles, would be seen as a political exoneration for Trump, likely leading to his re-election.

"If all that weren’t risky enough, consider another scenario. If House Dems do impeach Trump on grounds that much of the public sees as flimsy and concocted, they could win the battle and lose the war. Indeed, no matter what the House does, there is a next-to-zero chance the GOP controlled Senate would convict the president absent clear and convincing high crimes and misdemeanors."

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Smart money bets against the removal of the president.

John Normand, head of cross-asset fundamental strategy at JPMorgan Chase, wrote, "Despite the drama this process will inject into the rest of the President's first term, there is little justification for altering asset allocation now, unless one thinks that this issue is the decisive one that tips the US economy into sub-trend growth and/or a profits recession.

"To us, impeachment more seems yet another constraint on returns over the next year, given the newer uncertainties created around international and domestic policy."

Pelosi may have been throwing a bone to the Squad by authorizing this inquiry but she foolishly raised public expectations to an impeachment, as Goodwin pointed out.

Impeachment is easy. Removal from office is not. And an impeachment without removal from office is a failure, and no one votes for failure.

Which leads back to the Highland County Fair. Trump voters will not be moved. This will keep Republican senators largely in check. You dance with the one who brung you.

To remove from President Trump from office, Democrats will need 20 Republican senators.

Who will cross the line? Romney, Murkowski, um, ah, Collins (?), Amash (no, he's a congressman), Dopey, Sneezy?

Newt Gingrich tried this in 1998 and lost his House speakership.

Pelosi was there.

21 years later she made the same mistake.

The most self-owning words in English are, "This time it's different."

It seldom is.

53 comments:

  1. No, Ukraine is another Democrat Dotardgate.

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  2. This time IS different. We have no crimes, we have no cover up. All we have is people believing a few loose badly made up lies.
    This is like imagining the fortyish hooker is really a virgin. Nonny does.

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    1. Hey!!!

      Don't be talkin' 'bout my mommy!!!!

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    2. Nonny has a sense of humour! And a self deprecating one at that, well done.

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    3. The wonderfulness of anonymous is that there can be so many and yet all are seen, by those who do not read, as the same.

      Much as some fancy to think, merely presumng from fake post name the content of any anonymous comment does not equal reading the comment, which provides true knowing of the commenter's intent.

      Awareness is hard.

      Presumptions are soft and easy.

      Some like things soft and easy.

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  3. More Democrat Hypocrisy: It' OK to falsely accuse and endlessly investigate Trump but NO ONE may investigate Democrat criminal activity even when the main character brags about it in public.

    "Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) delivered a pointed message to Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

    While choosing his words carefully, Murphy made clear — by his own account — that Ukraine currently enjoyed bipartisan support for its U.S. aid but that could be jeopardized if the new president acquiesced to requests by President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate past corruption allegations involving Americans, including former Vice President Joe Biden’s family."

    John Solomon, the Hill https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/462658-lets-get-real-democrats-were-first-to-enlist-ukraine-in-us-elections

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    1. The democrats.

      Just gotta graft.

      And to graft, ya gotta apply leverage.

      Leverage by bribe or bully.

      It is the grafter, aka democrat, way.

      Not merely "What's in it for me", the democrats are "We know what we want and we want more, always more!!!".

      Fuck them, jail them.

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  4. If, after all this Democrat crap dating to before the Inauguration, some heads don't roll, I'm not sure anyone would vote for a Republican again. I'll vote for Trump this upcoming time, but down ticket can forget it.

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    1. Oh danny boy.

      You're being retarded.

      Are you so retarded that you do not know you are being retarded?

      "Republican" is merely a political party designation, one of two and two only which can be selected from with any effect upon the outcome of any election.

      That is what a dominant two political party system does.

      This dominance of two does provide clarity to the electorate, much greater clarity than any multiple party system does.

      Witness all these parlimentary systems, with therir multiple political parties resulting in a mishmash mush of conflicts.

      Witness the "non party" jungle elections where the dominant political party eliminates any threat to their rule by flooding their elections with shill candidates, nullifying any actual competition. Think Chicago, Illinois.

      So, danny boy, are you retarded?

      Or merely duplicitous?

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    2. Hey Danny:

      "Down ticket can forget it." Is that wise?
      How much can PDJT do without the support of the House and Senate? Don't you think you should find and support MAGA candidates?

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    3. Wait,, did I hear someone say retarded?



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  5. What is amusing to look for is what's NOT being reported. All those democrat media whores who are doing their very best to be invisible right now. Since they live for getting in front of a camera, it's got to be tearing them up knowing they have nothing.

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  6. Trump is now admitting he took actions that he vehemently denied last week.

    The lies are nonstop, and you're the fool who has allowed Trump to paint you into a corner with his tongue.

    This time next week you'll be contradicting yourself with a new set of lies. You're a puppet, awaiting further instructions.

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    1. What actions would those be, Nonny? Could you please clarify?

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    2. He He He. I must admit your posts are a good giggle. They also show how far advanced your TDS has progressed.

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    3. Anonymous does not read the post. Self-owned.

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    4. And when these "puppets" reelect MAGA, what difference do you make?

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    5. He never denied what was said just what the Dems thought he said-I say Trump laid the trap and the Dems went in..

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  7. These tears are so sweet.

    Of course this is quid pro quo. You might as well release anyone convicted under RICO if the standard for conviction is 'Party A agrees to give Party B Y but only if Party Z does Z in return'?

    Oh but the context? You mean the context of Trump holding up payment?

    Adam Schiff nails it as a "classic mob shakedown":


    "– We do a lot for Ukraine
    – There’s not much reciprocity
    – I have a favor to ask
    – Investigate my opponent
    – My people will be in touch

    Nice country you got there.

    It would be a shame if something happened to her."

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    1. Anonymous does not read the post. Self-owned.

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    2. Was Trump supposed to NOT investigate political extortion at the highest level? It sounds like you think he should just accept something he termed "horrible".

      This could have big benefits in draining the swamp if other leaders want to come forward with their tales of extortion.
      Chollaman

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    3. Hey dere.

      Chinkcommie.

      Yeah.

      You, ya mutt.

      You tink you know sumthin bout da mob, do ya???

      Ha.

      Ya fuckin mutt.

      Ya know nuthin.

      Yeah.

      You knows about commie shit.

      Dat aint nuttin to know about.

      But the mob??

      You know nothing.

      Now, go get yur fuckin shine box, ya commie fuck.

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  8. ...and the White House just accidentally emailed ALL of their Ukraine talking points to the House Democrats.

    Hahahahaha!

    This is what happens when you hire a washed up game show host and put him in charge of national security.

    These idiots couldn't organize their way out of a paper bag.

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    1. Only the best people.....

      Wait, it must be a classic Sun Tzu move....

      Oh wait, it must be legendary "ropadope"....

      Trump is fine. It's only a flesh wound.

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    2. Mueller hasn't released his report.

      Michael Avenatti has another hooker.

      The AMS said.

      Joe will beat him like a drum.

      Sure.

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    3. (Jeopardy theme continues playing......)

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    4. Don Surber's trolls seem drunk today.

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    5. What do you expect from a bunch of people who put the suicide hotline number on speed dial almost 3 years ago?
      JimN

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    6. We got our monthly stipend of fermented salva brew!!!!

      Being as it is made from the collective spitoon accumulatins, each month presents us all with a always changing variety of tastes, aromas, textures and effects!!!!

      Eat your hearts out, you capitalist pigs!!!

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    7. *saliva!!!!

      Hic!!!

      Burp!!!


      Belch!!!!!


      Uhhhhhhhhhhhhh...........

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  9. Market's up 176 and counting today.

    Now we cannot impeach Biden of Obama no matter how much they and their secretaries of state raked in actual emoluments from Ukraine, Red China, Russia and elsewhere.

    But they can be prosecuted..

    PS The Beast tried to do with Ukraine what they said Trump did with Russia,

    Love to see a threefer.

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    1. Yup Ed, and down early, before the transcript was released. Roll Train Roll! Shit, I’m gonna wind up on Bernie’s List here soon!

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  10. Are these the Democorrupts my mama warned me about so long ago? She was a smart 'un.

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  11. This is about protecting Jerry Nadler and Eliot Engel, both of NY, from the wrath of the Bernie Bro. They have decided, as has the Speaker, that neither would like to be the Joe Crowley of 2020. Well, I would not be so sure that AOC survives a primary challenge. As I understand it, there are those who live in the district who are irate that she delivers NO constituent services.

    The real lesson is that you cannot put in public office someone whose income doubles or triples from what it had been before accession to public office. Such people are, for the most part, as stupid as the day is long.

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    1. Stupid as the day is long applies to most democrats. The rest are crooked. If you doubt me, just read nonny's comments for today.

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    2. Did I post comments today???

      I can't remember.

      I don't recall.

      I did not have sex with that goat!!!!

      Tho, that goat may have had sex with me......

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  12. Why all this Trump talk?!?!? What about ME!!!

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    1. “Who wants yesterday’s papers?
      Who wants yesterday’s girl?
      Who wants yesterday’s papers?
      Nobody in the wor-r-r-rld”

      A little Stones for ya Grets, from Between the Buttons. Congrats! You’re Number 7,842 under the LibCommie bus.

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  13. It says Biden of Obama. Should be Biden or Obama.

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  14. Technically, Biden could still be impeached because the punishment includes disqualification from holding any future office.

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  15. A person can be impeached after they leave office because one of the sentences from impeachment can be a prohibition from holding future office.

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  16. "The whole transcript is here."

    Nice try. Not even close. An excerpt from a memorandum of a much longer call is hardly "The whole transcript".

    At what point in the con are the marks so willingly complicit?

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    1. At what point after MAGA is reelected do you make a difference?

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  17. There is a lot of competition in Congress but Adam Schiff for Brains must be the most shameless person in the world.

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  18. BAM! There it is--CrowdStrike. Hillary's spies warned her the president was talking about CrowdStrike, so she throws Biden under the bus to make it about him and not her. I knew there would be a Clinton pony under all this horse manure.

    CrowdStrike had to say--without proof--that Russia was responsible for the DNC leaks. Because if Russia didn't hack them, it was Seth Rich.

    He was assassinated 13 days after the Tarmac Meeting, btw.

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    1. Full spectrum of stupid on display from the Trump crowd. Is "Crowdstrike" just a trigger word for the conspiracy morons, or do you suppose they have any knowledge of their products?

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    2. He he he.

      The Trump "crowd".

      Followed by "crowdstrike".

      That is the trigger word for the clintons, the obamas, the entire democrat party of grifters!!!


      Could their pucker holes be any more clenched?

      Could it be that choosing biden as vp is coming back to bite their asses?

      Can they possibly believe that biden won't flip like a pancake once he is dumped off the list of possible democrat party candidates?

      Ya know, sorry joe, you gots ta go!!!

      Poor biden.

      Been biden his time, grifting his share and then, wham bam no thank you gramps, barry told you not to run, but you did it anyway!!!

      Now you're in it.

      Up to your chinny chin chin!!!

      Yes, joe, hillary is coming to get you!!!

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  19. "we are almost ready to buy more Javelins from the United States for defense purposes."

    Trump: "I would like you to do us a favor though...."

    Whoever claims there is no quid pro quo in the conversation is a liar or stupid. You can decide which.

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    1. No

      One

      Gives

      A

      Fuck.

      MAGA is that sweet.

      Cry yourself a river, as you sit there, in the street, surrounded by your comrades, with only each other to eat.

      Oh.

      What is that you say?

      You and your comrades will raise hell all night and day???

      Don't cock tease MAGA.

      You won't like MAGA when MAGA is cock teased.

      But, hey, you be you!!!

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  20. This is funny: President Trump was properly following the investigation and prosecution treaty we have with Ukraine.

    Joe Briben voted for it.

    Bill Clinton signed it.

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    1. Joe Briden??? Joe BriBe-im. Maybe Joe Bribery would be a great nickname. Sure beats creepy Joe.

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