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Meet the New Attorney General, Same as the Old Attorney General
DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon

Posted on 12/08/2018 5:25:10 AM PST by EyesOfTX

Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends)

Paris Burning Watch:

Reuters Top News ✔ @Reuters Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots https://reut.rs/2RIwBKn

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Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with thousands of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weeken...

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Very predictable next step for President Emanuel Macron and his globalist government: Shut down the country’s Internet and other communications, as the government continues its goosestep towards outright fascist thuggery.

The government announced on Friday that it has deployed 89,000 (!) riot police throughout the country in preparation for today’s demonstrations by the “yellow vest” demonstrators, who are protesting the government’s planned implementation of a confiscatory carbon tax it claims will help meet France’s emissions goals under the Paris Climate Accords. The yellow vest demonstrations began as peaceful events a few weeks ago but have turned increasingly violent as they have inevitably been infiltrated by radicals from both the left and the right.

As I write this early Saturday in the U.S. there have already been more than 500 arrests made in Paris, as police began the day by using tear gas on the demonstrators around the Arc de Triomphe. As Reuters reports:

“A police spokeswoman told reporters there were about 1,500 protesters on the Champs Elysees boulevard and authorities said 211 people had been arrested after police found weapons such as hammers, baseball bats and metal petanque balls on them.”

Somewhat hilariously, the Reuters report contains this passage a few paragraphs later:

“We will do all we can so that today can be a day without violence, so that the dialogue that we started this week can continue in the best possible circumstances,” Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on French television.

This situation is completely out of hand at this point, deteriorating every day, and Philippe and Macron obviously have not the slightest clue about how to deal effectively with it. Thus, the most likely expectations should be for further efforts to crack down on the movement and the population at large. Because that’s what globalist/socialist governments do.

Ocasio Cortez Watch:

Speaking of things globalist/socialists like to do, this happened on Friday.:

Chuck Callesto ✔ @ChuckCallesto OUCH: Major ETHICS issue RIGHT here...

Ocasio-Cortez Threatens To SUBPOENA Don Jr. over a MEME he posted...https://ilovemyfreedom.org/ocasio-cortez-threatens-to-subpoena-don-jr-over-a-meme-he-posted/?utm_source=star&utm_medium=twitter …

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Ocasio-Cortez Threatens To Subpoena Don Jr. Over A Meme He Posted New York Democratic Rep.-eElect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has once again made headlines for threatening to use congressional power against the president's son for "trolling" her via social media. Help...

ilovemyfreedom.org 4,885 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Yes, it’s true – after Donald Trump Jr. re-tweeted a meme about our intrepid new congresswoman from one of the outer-boroughs of New York City (is it Queens?), the mental midget tweeted a reminder to him that that was all, like, dumb and stuff because she was about to, you know, kinda, like have subpoena power and stuff like that.

Clearly an abuse of power, clearly a violation of congressional ethics and we can count on the Republicans in congress to clearly do absolutely nothing about it. Because that’s who they are, and what they do – or don’t do, in this case.

Right on Cue, Meet our New Bush-ite Attorney General Nominee. – How ironic is it that, the day after late former President George Herbert Walker Bush was laid to rest in College Station, current President Donald Trump names William Barr, who served Bush 41 as Attorney General, as his nominee to become the AG again, 24 years later? Why, it’s almost as if one event led to another this week.

If President Trump’s thought was that the nomination of a man who had served the ex-President who the Democrats and their fake news media agents had praised all week long might be confirmed by the senate in a dignified and orderly process, well, he was kidding himself. All the demented creeps at CNN and MSNBC immediately flew into high character assassination gear, as did Democrat politicians who immediately began calling for Barr to recuse himself from pretty much everything if he is ultimately confirmed.

Despicable Vermont Senator, the relic Pat Leahy, had this to say:

“I have known Bill Barr a long time. He has a long record in both the private sector and public service that needs to be thoroughly vetted by the senate. This includes recent, troubling comments about investigations of keen interest to the President who is nominating him.”

In other words, Barr has expressed thoughts about the Mueller investigation, and thus must recuse himself if he wants any Democrat votes in favor of his confirmation. Apparently, only a person who is basically a blind, deaf mute where Mueller’s Witch Hunt is concerned is any longer qualified to serve in the eyes of Senate Democrats.

Barr has a reputation in Washington as an upright and honorable man. As a reminder, so did Robert Mueller when he was nominated, and we now see clearly what that means and doesn’t mean. Barr is not someone who is going to come into the AG job and immediately restart investigations into Uranium One and all the myriad other Clinton/Obama wrongdoing.

On the other hand, assuming DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz and Utah U.S. Attorney John Huber really have been conducting real investigations of their own, Barr is also not someone who is going to come into the AG job and shut those down.

And the reality about Mueller and his evil minions is this: They have nothing real where President Trump is concerned and are systematically winding their fake investigation down and preparing their final report, which they intend to be a roadmap for impeachment by the new Democrat majority in the House. That’s all the Mueller effort ever was, and it becomes more and more obvious with each passing day. President Trump has no intention of interfering with Mueller and never did, something the Democrats and fake news media appear incapable of comprehending.

What Barr represents to President Trump is an extremely well-qualified and safe pick for the job. In the end, when all the posturing by creeps like Leahy is said and done, Barr will end up with the support of all 53 Republicans in next year’s U.S. Senate, and support from just enough Democrats to get over the 60 vote bar needed to be confirmed to the job.

One other key thing to keep in mind about William Barr is that he served in a Bush Administration that built many miles of steel wall along our Southern border, and paid for it from the Defense budget, which is perfectly legal and proper once a president makes a finding that it is necessary for national security. Why President Trump has failed to go this route is anyone’s guess – perhaps he just wanted to give Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell every opportunity possible to get their jobs done – but assuming Barr is confirmed, Trump will have an AG who understands the President has full authority to go down that road.

Just food for thought.

That is all.

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1 posted on 12/08/2018 5:25:11 AM PST by EyesOfTX
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To: EyesOfTX

We’ll see.

I remember Barr from back in the day.

Leaky Lahey needs to head back to Vermont.


2 posted on 12/08/2018 5:32:07 AM PST by sauropod (Yield to sin, and experience chastening and sorrow; yield to God, and experience joy and blessing.)
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To: EyesOfTX
Trump makes another disasterous pick .

Sessions Part 2 .

He may not survive this choice .

Who the Hell Recommend these enemy agents and why Trump falls for them ?

3 posted on 12/08/2018 5:45:22 AM PST by ncalburt (Gop DC Globalists out themselves)
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To: EyesOfTX
Clearly an abuse of power, clearly a violation of congressional ethics and we can count on the Republicans in congress to clearly do absolutely nothing about it.

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THEY WILL NOT FIGHT! A pathetic excuse for a party.

4 posted on 12/08/2018 6:13:43 AM PST by Starboard
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To: ncalburt

Trump is strong on lots of things, but he is weak on the personnel mnagement side. The consequences of this are starting to pile up on him.


5 posted on 12/08/2018 6:15:39 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Starboard
Gregg Jarrett warned this One is Pure Deep State .
He does not need another Bush Bot Deep state set up .
Who set up Trump with this DC insider .
The Dems mean business .
This guy will set him for impeachment .
The Dems love this guy .

This pick is insane .
Worse than Sessions .
It such a bad pick it makes you wonder.

6 posted on 12/08/2018 6:28:49 AM PST by ncalburt (Gop DC Globalists out themselves)
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To: ncalburt

The Dems mean business .

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Unlike Republicans, the Dems play to win.


7 posted on 12/08/2018 6:30:21 AM PST by Starboard
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To: EyesOfTX

The lack of quality hiring with few exceptions is totally leading to underachieving outcomes of MAGA.


8 posted on 12/08/2018 6:34:29 AM PST by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: Starboard

Another disasterious pick. I f’n give up.


9 posted on 12/08/2018 6:39:42 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: EyesOfTX
Right on Cue, Meet our New Bush-ite Attorney General Nominee. – How ironic is it that, the day after late former President George Herbert Walker Bush was laid to rest in College Station, current President Donald Trump names William Barr, who served Bush 41 as Attorney General, as his nominee to become the AG again, 24 years later? Why, it’s almost as if one event led to another this week.

If President Trump’s thought was that the nomination of a man who had served the ex-President who the Democrats and their fake news media agents had praised all week long might be confirmed by the senate in a dignified and orderly process, well, he was kidding himself. All the demented creeps at CNN and MSNBC immediately flew into high character assassination gear, as did Democrat politicians who immediately began calling for Barr to recuse himself from pretty much everything if he is ultimately confirmed.

Despicable Vermont Senator, the relic Pat Leahy, had this to say:

“I have known Bill Barr a long time.  He has a long record in both the private sector and public service that needs to be thoroughly vetted by the senate. This includes recent, troubling comments about investigations of keen interest to the President who is nominating him.”

In other words, Barr has expressed thoughts about the Mueller investigation, and thus must recuse himself if he wants any Democrat votes in favor of his confirmation. Apparently, only a person who is basically a blind, deaf mute where Mueller’s Witch Hunt is concerned is any longer qualified to serve in the eyes of Senate Democrats.

Barr has a reputation in Washington as an upright and honorable man. As a reminder, so did Robert Mueller when he was nominated, and we now see clearly what that means and doesn’t mean. Barr is not someone who is going to come into the AG job and immediately restart investigations into Uranium One and all the myriad other Clinton/Obama wrongdoing.

On the other hand, assuming DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz and Utah U.S. Attorney John Huber really have been conducting real investigations of their own, Barr is also not someone who is going to come into the AG job and shut those down....

10 posted on 12/08/2018 6:41:21 AM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Starboard

And Dems destroy for good .

This Bush Bot insider could destroy Trump .
His law firm is DC K street insider central .


11 posted on 12/08/2018 6:55:19 AM PST by ncalburt (Gop DC Globalists out themselves)
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To: Starboard

Is there much difference between the two?


12 posted on 12/08/2018 6:56:27 AM PST by Leep (we need a Trump like leader for President 2024!)
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To: EyesOfTX

I don’t care anymore to be honest.

The entire situation is going nowhere fast.


13 posted on 12/08/2018 7:47:46 AM PST by chris37
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To: Leep

Is there much difference between the two?

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Good point. The only real difference is that Dems are the leaders and Republicans are the followers. They both love big government, deficit spending, and a concentration of power in Washington. And of course they both lie to and deceive their voters. So yes, there isn’t much daylight between them.

We need a new party that represents conservative interests and one that actually stands for something. The GOP has been a disaster for decades.


14 posted on 12/08/2018 7:48:28 AM PST by Starboard
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To: shanover

The Trump agenda is now dead. There will be no wall, no more tax cuts, no deep state arrests or convictions.


15 posted on 12/08/2018 7:49:37 AM PST by 38special (For real, y'all.)
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To: 38special

And the Republican Party and the Democrat Party breathed a collective sigh of relief.


16 posted on 12/08/2018 7:54:16 AM PST by sport
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To: Starboard

They do fight to win.


17 posted on 12/08/2018 9:20:22 AM PST by sport
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To: EyesOfTX
Cheer up, folks. We're about to see how busy AG Sessions has been, purging bad actors and setting the table for the next attorney general. President Trump is the man we elected; he knows a lot more than we do, and he knows exactly what he is doing.

Trust the president, and pray for him.

18 posted on 12/08/2018 10:04:13 AM PST by Always A Marine ("When you strike at a king, you must kill him" - Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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To: EyesOfTX
Cheer up, folks. We're about to see how busy AG Sessions has been, purging bad actors and setting the table for the next attorney general. President Trump is the man we elected; he knows a lot more than we do, and he knows exactly what he is doing.

Trust the president, and pray for him.

19 posted on 12/08/2018 10:04:13 AM PST by Always A Marine ("When you strike at a king, you must kill him" - Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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