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I keep wondering just how damned stupid Dems can get, and especially a few who already have IQs in the low 2-digit range. Along comes Maxine Waters... again, to prove she can get much worse!

Maxine Waters Claims Trump Supporters Training "In the Hills" for Massive Attack!

California sure has a way of finding the worst possible candidates to represent them in Congress.

Many are the most extreme kind of leftists who saw Donald Trump’s presidency as the second coming of Adolf Hitler.

Like, Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, who, in a recent interview on MSNBC, spouted an unhinged conspiracy theory about evil Trump supporters.

As seen in a clip shared to the social media platform X by RNC Research, Waters spoke to Jonathan Capehart on his show, “The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart.”

Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters floats a completely unhinged conspiracy theory that “right-wing organizations” are “training up in the hills somewhere” pic.twitter.com/EIDQgoeA9h

According to Mediaite, Waters’ unhinged rant was prompted by a question from Capehart regarding Trump’s recent Time interview.

In that interview, according to Capehart, Trump said, “He would not seek to overturn or ignore the Constitution’s prohibition on a third term.”

“Should the American people believe that? Do you believe that?” Capehart asked.

Waters answered, “No! Absolutely not. As I said, you can’t believe anything that Donald Trump has to say. Donald Trump will do any and everything that he can possibly get away with.”

Not a promising start, but, as seen in the video, it got worse.

Waters continued her fear-mongering, saying, “This is a man who we better be careful about. And I tell you what I’m going to do, I’m going to ask the Justice Department, and I’m going to ask the president, to tell us what they are going to do protect this country against violence if he loses.”

Considering the violence of the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 and the violence of the protests currently raging on college campuses against Jewish students, perhaps Waters should be more concerned about violence coming from her own party.

Regardless, Waters pressed forward, apparently getting carried away by her imagination the more she allowed herself to spout this shameless, panic-inducing rhetoric.

She told Capehart, “I want to know about all of those right-wing organizations that he’s connected with, who are training up in the hills somewhere and targeting … what communities they are going to attack.”

Once upon a time, Waters’ delusions might have landed her in an asylum.

First off, training camps up in the hills? Where did she get that idea?

Second, in accusing the right of threatening violence if they didn’t get their way, Waters had absolutely no place to talk.

As The Daily Wire reminded their readers, Waters herself has been guilty of encouraging violence and harassment against members of the former president’s cabinet.

Back in 2018, Waters, spreading the false claim that Trump was inciting violence, said, “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up and if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”

Finally, there was absolutely no proof for what Waters’ said, in any context.

Trump has always condemned violence against his political opponents.

Even with the whole Jan. 6 insurrection, no honest observer could truly say he incited violence or anything remotely resembling a coup.

Waters, ignoring her own history of encouraging harassment, was merely engaged in a baseless attempt to whip up voters against Trump.

That said, there was probably no amount of proof that could be presented to Waters that would make her change her mind.

Like the rest of the liberal establishment, she has decided that Trump and his supporters are a bunch of feral monsters.

Waters and her Democrat friends know they can’t convince voters to vote for Biden on his merits, so they must dissuade them from voting for Trump with lies and fear.


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Can Waters be sued for slander or something? There needs to be a line somewhere. Dems shouldn't get carte blanche to say whatever their delusional minds desire.




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Judge indefinitely postpones Mar-a-Lago classified docs trial date

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U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon on Tuesday indefinitely postponed the May 20 trial date in special counsel Jack Smith's classified documents case against former President Donald Trump.

Smith has charged Trump in connection with his alleged mishandling of classified materials at his Mar-a-Lago estate. He pleaded not guilty in June of 2023 but Smith later brought a superseding indictment in July of that year.

Several pre-trial motions remains before the court and are scheduled for after the initial trail date, the last of which is currently scheduled for July 22.

"The Court also determines that finalization of a trial date at this juncture—before resolution of the myriad and interconnected pre-trial and CIPA [Classified Information Procedures Act] issues remaining and forthcoming—would be imprudent and inconsistent with the Court’s duty to fully and fairly consider the various pending pre-trial motions before the Court, critical CIPA issues, and additional pretrial and trial preparations necessary to present this case to a jury," she wrote.

"The Court therefore vacates the current May 20, 2024, trial date (and associated calendar call), to be reset by separate order following resolution of the matters before the Court, consistent with Defendants’ right to due process and the public’s interest in the fair and efficient administration of justice," she continued.

The decision is potentially a major win for Trump, who has sought to push the case beyond the November presidential election.

Cannon denied Trump's bid to dismiss the case in early April over claims that the documents recovered from his estate were personal records. In February, he filed several motions for dismissal using different arguments, including claims to enjoy presidential immunity and an assertion that Smith was illegitimately appointed.

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments over Trump's immunity claims on April 25, but has not yet issued a decision on the matter.


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It is the picture that launched a thousand pearl-clutching articles.

A few weeks after the armed FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago in August 2022, the Department of Justice released a stunning photograph depicting alleged contraband seized from Donald Trump’s Palm Beach estate that day; the image showed colored sheets representing scary classification levels attached to files purportedly discovered in Trump’s private office.

Included as a government exhibit to oppose Trump’s lawsuit requesting a special master to vet the 13,000 items taken from his residence, the crime scene pic immediately went viral—just as Attorney General Merrick Garland, who authorized the unprecedented raid, intended.

The photo was staged precisely to create this outrage. Proof positive that Trump was a Russian spy or something. It is the Steele Dossier reborn.

The photo was staged.

Jay Bratt, who was the lead DOJ prosecutor on the investigation at the time and now is assigned to Smith’s team, described the photo this way in his August 30, 2022 response to Trump’s special master lawsuit:

“[Thirteen] boxes or containers contained documents with classification markings, and in all, over one hundred unique documents with classification markings…were seized. Certain of the documents had colored cover sheets indicating their classification status. (Emphasis added.) See, e.g., Attachment F (redacted FBI photograph of certain documents and classified cover sheets recovered from a container in the ‘45 office’).”

The DOJ’s clever wordsmithing, however, did not accurately describe the origin of the cover sheets. In what must be considered not only an act of doctoring evidence but willfully misleading the American people into believing the former president is a criminal and threat to national security, agents involved in the raid attached the cover sheets to at least seven files to stage the photo.

Classified cover sheets were not “recovered” in the container, contrary to Bratt’s declaration to the court. In fact, after being busted recently by defense attorneys for mishandling evidence in the case, Bratt had to fess up about how the cover sheets actually ended up on the documents.

Here is Bratt’s new version of the story, where he finally admits a critical detail that he failed to disclose in his August 2022 filing:

“[If] the investigative team found a document with classification markings, it removed the document, segregated it, and replaced it with a placeholder sheet. The investigative team used classified cover sheets for that purpose.”

 
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Georgia appeals court agrees to hear Trump's appeal in Fani Willis case

The appeals process is likely to cause further delays in the Georgia case against the former president.

https://justthenews.com/govern..._campaign=newsletter


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Can Waters be sued for slander or something? There needs to be a line somewhere. Dems shouldn't get carte blanche to say whatever their delusional minds desire.


DISCLAIMER: The following post is meant to be read in the context of humor with just a bit of insightful thought.

Well, technically, a lot of us have been training for a while;

1. Zombie Apocalypse
2. Large Asteroid
3. The End Of The World As We Know It
4. Without Rule of Law
5. Civil War
6. Protests/Riots/Burning/looting/Mayhem & Murder
7. Foreign Invasion

Damn, looking over that list and I realized I have to put check marks by #1 (have you seen some of the people they have arrested at these Protests??? Two words Personal Hygiene), #4, #6, and #7...with a question mark by #3 and #5.

See you guys, I am heading for the hills!
 
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It is the picture that launched a thousand pearl-clutching articles.

A few weeks after the armed FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago in August 2022, the Department of Justice released a stunning photograph depicting alleged contraband seized from Donald Trump’s Palm Beach estate that day; the image showed colored sheets representing scary classification levels attached to files purportedly discovered in Trump’s private office.

Included as a government exhibit to oppose Trump’s lawsuit requesting a special master to vet the 13,000 items taken from his residence, the crime scene pic immediately went viral—just as Attorney General Merrick Garland, who authorized the unprecedented raid, intended.

The photo was staged precisely to create this outrage. Proof positive that Trump was a Russian spy or something. It is the Steele Dossier reborn.

The photo was staged.



Wow. Whenever I think the FBI has hit rock bottom they go lower. If they’ll do this to a former POTUS with the resources to uncover their tricks, what have they been doing to us normal folks who are at their mercy? The whole organization needs to be disbanded, no honor and no credibility.
 
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CNN Raises Alarm after Stormy Daniels Admits She ‘Hates’ Trump during Testimony: ‘Her Responses Were Disastrous!’

https://slaynews.com/news/cnn-...ign=daily-newsletter


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It is the picture that launched a thousand pearl-clutching articles.


So basically, the DOJ/FBI manufactured "evidence" at Mar A Lago.



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So basically, the DOJ/FBI manufactured "evidence" at Mar A Lago.

Seems pretty obvious, and not the least bit surprising anymore...


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So basically, the DOJ/FBI manufactured "evidence" at Mar A Lago.

Seems pretty obvious, and not the least bit surprising anymore...


The DOJ/FBI are claiming the bullshit cover sheets were for the DOJ/FBI's organizational purposes, all printed up, looking official and camera friendly. Plausible deniability, wink wink, nudge nudge.




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Trump attorneys highlight key reason why Cohen payments were labeled ‘legal expenses’

https://www.washingtonexaminer...eled-legal-expenses/

Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York for allegedly falsifying records of a hush money payment, but his defense attorneys made the case in court this week that the way the Trump Organization recorded the expense was aboveboard.

Jeffrey McConney, a former controller who oversaw accounting at Trump’s company, testified this week about the process of recording the $420,000 that Trump paid his ex-attorney Michael Cohen in 2017. The payment is now at the heart of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s charges against the former president.

McConney explained how the Trump Organization, like many companies, used a computer program to maintain its ledger of expenses and revenue. Entries on the ledger corresponded to various accounting categories, such as utility bills or real estate taxes, and users were limited to the choices available in the computer program.

“Legal expense” was one of these categories in the Trump Organization’s accounting system, according to evidence presented during the trial. McConney instructed an accountant to categorize the payments to Cohen as legal expenses “because we were paying a lawyer,” he testified.

“[Legal expense] was basically part of a dropdown menu?” Trump’s attorney Emil Bove asked during his cross-examination of McConney.

“Yes,” McConney replied.

“These categories, there was a level of rigidity to them, right?” Bove asked, observing how the accounting computer program was a product of the 1990s.

“Yes,” McConney said.

“If you are talking about payments to an attorney, legal expenses, that was the account [category] that was used, right?” Bove asked.

“Yes, sir,” McConney said.

McConney also explained how then-CFO Allen Weisselberg approached him in January 2017 about the plan to reimburse Cohen after Cohen paid porn star Stormy Daniels’s lawyer $130,000 to silence her days ahead of the 2016 election.

McConney testified that he was not aware of the reason for the reimbursement and only followed the payment structure Weisselberg presented to him. The plan involved paying Cohen back for the $130,000, as well as paying him for an unrelated technology service, a bonus payment, and enough to cover taxes on the payment.

The amount totaled $420,000, and it was paid in 11 installments to Cohen in 2017, according to evidence.

The payments began in 2017 at a chaotic transition time for Trump’s accounting team, as it had to adjust to Trump taking office in January of that year, McConney said. He also said Cohen had left the Trump Organization’s payroll at that time and was instead functioning as an independent vendor whom Trump used as a personal attorney. This changed how payments were directed to Cohen, McConney said, noting how the payments to Cohen could not be categorized as payroll expenses.

In 2017, Cohen submitted invoices to Trump’s company, McConney approved the payments, and an accountant categorized them in the computer program as “legal expenses” with a description that the expenses were for a retainer.

Bragg, an elected Democrat, alleged in a statement of facts that categorizing the payments as “legal expenses” was fraudulent and designed to avoid taxes.

“In truth, there was no retainer agreement, and [Cohen] was not being paid for legal services rendered in 2017,” Bragg wrote.

Bove made the point during his examination of McConney that retainers can be verbal agreements.

Bragg has argued that the payments made to Cohen did not reflect, as they should have, that they were covering an outstanding debt. Bragg has alleged that this would have changed how taxes were handled on the payment, though Cohen’s receipt of $420,000 was still reported to the IRS on 1099 forms, according to evidence.

It is unclear how Bragg would have categorized the payments in a computer system that is limited by a dropdown menu of ways users can categorize payments.

Trump echoed Bove’s and McConney’s sentiments to reporters on Tuesday, doubling down on the validity of paying Cohen for legal expenses.

“We paid a lawyer expense payments,” Trump said. “We didn’t put it down as construction costs, the purchase of Sheetrock, the electrical cost. The legal expense that we paid was put down as ‘legal expense.’ There’s nothing else you could say.”


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^^ Ha

Who is guy in the suit?



 
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That's crybaby Adam Kinzinger

 
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Some TDS mess I came across. These people are going to need straight jackets if Trump wins

https://www.reddit.com/r/Boome...boomers_you_know_in/


How do you think the MAGA boomers you know in your life are going to react when Trump passes away?



The title speaks for itself. The millions of Americans who support Trump as a cult leader. The people who adhere to the 14 characteristics of fascism to a tee. The people who would replace my oxygen with hydrogen cyanide if they could get away with it. I'm honestly worried for the day Trump goes away, even though I will be so happy. I think there collectively there will be millions of people having a mental breakdown simultaneously, which will lead to psychosis, which can lead to violence. When I get that notification that Trump is no longer with us, I'm planning to get as far away from anyone I know who is MAGA for the next few days. It's just going to be an insane day when it inevitably happens. The contrast between people dancing in the streets and crying tears of happiness, and people who are (genuinely, mind you) having an emotional response identical to finding out their child has been murdered... It's scary to think about that day. What do you all think?

Edit: Anyone who thinks I'm overreacting, just simply haven't witnessed just how completely far gone some of his



 
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So basically, the DOJ/FBI manufactured "evidence" at Mar A Lago.

Seems pretty obvious, and not the least bit surprising anymore...


The DOJ/FBI are claiming the bullshit cover sheets were for the DOJ/FBI's organizational purposes, all printed up, looking official and camera friendly. Plausible deniability, wink wink, nudge nudge.


Somebody tell those guys they used the wrong cover sheets.

 
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Some TDS mess I came across. These people are going to need straight jackets if Trump wins



Reddit is a world unto its own when it comes to Trump hate and leftist mania.

Straight jackets? Yeah. Yeah, you're probably right about that.


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So if it is confirmed that Daniels was blackmailing Trump, why isn’t she being charged?
 
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