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2019-02-17 11:19 by Karl Denninger
in Social Issues , 445 references
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This is outrageous..... and if true must be severely punished.

Chicago (CNN) Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN that Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollet paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month.

Smollet's attorneys claim "he had no role in this attack."  Of course there's no consequence if they either know or should have known they're lying -- this isn't a courtroom and thus perjury does not apply.

CBS in Chicago is reporting that the claim has been made that the entire thing was also rehearsed!

The sources say the red hat was bought at an Uptown beauty supply store and that the attack was supposed to happen before Jan. 29. The brothers told detectives the three men rehearsed the attack days prior to it happening.

Those who claim "hate crimes" that really aren't and do so to smear someone else or some other group, as appears to be the case here, must have hate-crime charges brought against them with the full penalty that would have accrued had the alleged attack actually happened.

In addition, assuming once again that it proves up that this was a hoax, that jackwad must be billed for every penny of law enforcement resource expended -- all salaries and overtime, all equipment, all supplies, all lab time, everything -- that was wasted in pursuit of the false claim.

These sorts of hoaxes are not accidents -- they're intentional and outrageous acts intended to incite race wars, never mind libeling entire populations.

This must not be allowed to stand.

And as for all the journalists that breathlessly reported the "hate crime" that occurred? What about them?

And of course we have AOC who tweeted this:

There is no such thing as “racially charged.” This attack was not “possibly” homophobic. It was a racist and homophobic attack. If you don’t like what is happening to our country, then work to change it. It is no one’s job to water down or sugar-coat the rise of hate crimes.

What "rise" of "hate crimes"?

The hate crime appears to have been perpetrated by Smollet -- so when are you going to resign for stoking racial hatred ginned up by Jussie himself along with you?

Then there's Pelosi -- the perennial fraud -- who needs to be ejected from the House right ****ing now:

The racist, homophobic attack on @JussieSmollett is an affront to our humanity. No one should be attacked for who they are or whom they love. I pray that Jussie has a speedy recovery & that justice is served. May we all commit to ending this hate once & for all.

It certainly appears that AOC and the rest who piled on without evidence are all frauds -- and now it appears it's in the process of being proved since it is being claimed Smollet paid the two "attackers" to stage the hoax.

There was never a reason to believe this garbage from the outset.  In Chicago, particularly in the part of Chicago known for gay bars and similar hangouts, we were supposed to believe that during a huge winter cold snap at 2:00 AM there was out and about a roving gang of thugs hellbent on claiming allegiance to Trump who just happened to have both a noose and bleach to ambush a black, gay man with?  Oh, and said gay black man was allegedly sporting a Subway sandwich when attacked and despite claiming he "fought 'em off successfully" the sandwich was still in the bag, undamaged, caught on video as he emerged from the alley -- which was known to be the case within hours of the original report.  Really?

There was not one bit of skepticism toward Jussie originally nor his story; indeed, it was lapped up and regurgitated as "you're all a bunch of racist hicks all over Chicago just looking to lynch a black dude."

Well folks, it certainly appears it was all a lie, and not just Jussie's lie either -- it was also the media's lie and the politician's lie and if and when that is proved up all of them must be held accountable for it.

Yes, it certainly appears that a hate crime occurred.  The crime appears to have been perpetrated by a gay, black man, his paid accomplices and a multitude of unpaid accomplices in both the media and political sphere, including declared Presidential candidate Kamala Harris.  The crime's intended victims were white, male Trump supporters and but for the efforts of the CPD the perpetrators would have gotten away with it too.


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2019-02-17 08:55 by Karl Denninger
in Editorial , 928 references
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You don't have to worry about intent any more.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday issued a warning to Republicans poised to support President Trump's decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border: the next Democratic president, she said, could do the same on guns.

There it is.

There is no Constitutional Right to enter the nation unlawfully.

There is a Constitutional Right to keep and bear arms.

Indeed, there's a specific place where the Constitution has a provision for executive action to revoke what is otherwise enumerated -- Habeas Corpus -- and habeas corpus is enumerated as a privilege, not a right.

Nancy Pelosi has put into words what many have suspected of the left for a very long time -- they're willing to literally kill you if you do not agree with their "programs", legal or not, Constitutional or not.  They simply do not care what the law -- or Constitution -- says.

They'll literally do anything, including arming drug cartels (ala "Fast - N - Furious") to get what they want and don't give a damn who dies in the process.

I have no idea how many people in this nation would react to a President attempting to void the Constitution en-masse with such a declaration, deciding that the President is serious.  But that Pelosi pulled that out as an example is clear evidence that were she, or others to the left of her in office, to be in power at the time they would not immediately impeach said President to stop him or her from doing so.

And that, friends, makes quite clear that Nancy Pelosi would not only approve of she would support and perhaps even cheer an open declaration of Civil War by a Democrat President.

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Democrats have attacked Kavanaugh replacement Neomi Rao for speaking the truth in a college student paper years ago.

As they often do with nominees with impeccable professional qualifications, Democrats have resorted to sifting through past writings -- even back to college. While at Yale, Rao chose to write a column for the student paper that expressed her opinion at that moment on gender politics and rape. Senate Democrats have latched onto the old opinion piece in which Rao suggested excessive alcohol use by both men and women made young women less safe from sexual assault. She wrote:

"I've been to a lot of fraternity parties on this campus. It has always seemed self-evident to me that even if I drank a lot, I would still be responsible for my actions. A man who rapes a drunk girl should be prosecuted. At the same time, a good way to avoid a potential date******is to stay reasonably sober."

Fox claims that this was "cringe-worthy" and "written without perspective, sensitivity and nuance."


Perpetrators are, well, perpetrators.

Getting blind drunk on purpose is not consent to sex but it is an intentional act of surrendering your consciousness and physical ability to fight back if it becomes necessary and if you choose to do that voluntarily in a circumstance where you are less than 100% certain of your personal safety then you have reduced the margin of safety in your life.

That doesn't make you the subject of "shame" or "to blame" if someone attacks you (whether sexually or not) but it is a voluntary decision and may have grave consequences.

In other words what Neomi wrote is 100% accurate -- and something that every young women should hear and understand, especially young women who are prone to attend frat parties where extreme amounts of alcohol are often consumed and the peer pressure to do so may be significant.

Indeed my daughter got the same speech a few times, especially in the latter phases of High School where the same sort of "drink yourself blind" behavior might take place. I got the rolled eyes response too -- but along with that speech was the companion one, which was that if she had consumed alcohol or anything else she was free to call me for a ride from wherever she might be at any hour of the day or night and so long as she did so rather than get into someone's car where safety was in question it was "no questions asked and no retribution or punishment" for having made the wise choice.

Yeah, I'd be annoyed at being woken up at 3:00 AM to come pick her up from some place.  But I'd be a lot less annoyed doing that then having the Sheriff come bang on my door at 3:00 AM to inform me that she was dead because she'd gotten into a car wreck and her brains were splattered all over Hwy 20.

While sexual assault is certainly one potential outcome of drinking oneself blind so is death and that's even more-final than being attacked.  The trashed sense of danger and willingness to take risk that comes with intoxication is also associated with doing things like getting into a car with an intoxicated driver, which is one of the leading ways young people die.

Neomi was excoriated, in short, for not only offering wise words that might reduce the risk of being sexually assaulted she was also offering wise words that reduce the risk of being dead.

For this Democrats wish to attack her?

Well, I guess so.  And you want to know why?  Because they're responsible for admitting tens if not hundreds of thousands of animals like this to our nation:

Three men and a teenage boy are in custody after police say they sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman earlier this month.

Elias Lupango, 19, Rashidi Mulanga, 18 and Swedi Iyombelo, 18, all of Boise, were arrested on felony******charges and booked into the Ada County Jail Thursday. The juvenile suspect, a 16-year-old boy whose name has not been released, was arrested Friday morning, and is held in Ada County’s Juvenile Detention facility.

Of course telling your daughter that hanging out with imported animals from foreign lands that share nothing of American values with us is "bigoted" and "racist."

Uh huh.

The left puts political correctness ahead of not just safety but life itself and do not deserve to be in any government position, ever.


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2019-02-15 13:04 by Karl Denninger
in POTD , 148 references

See that on the left?  It's washing toward us..... it's the fire, coming from the invasion that Donald Trump just stoked ever-higher with a gallon of gasoline and his insane amnesty bill signed today.


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2019-02-15 09:32 by Karl Denninger
in Corruption , 1102 references
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The "spending" bill, which Trump is going to sign at 1000 ET today and announce his "emergency" guarantees a flood of 50 million new invaders -- and permanently protects all 20+ million here now.


Any "asylum seeker" or other person "desiring entry" who names as a potential or actual sponsor someone here, and unlike for existing other legal immigration said person does NOT have to be a citizen, results in said "named" sponsor or prospective sponsor being permanently barred from detainment or deportation.

The only exceptions are if the named "sponsor" has been convicted of or is under indictment for a short list of felonies (which do include murder, thankfully) or a handful of child labor and exploitation violations.

Every single illegal invader currently here in the United States will, upon signing this bill, instantly get in touch with all of their relatives who are not in the United States and urge them to come here immediately.  Not only will those people get in the named illegal already here will be permanently protected from being detained or deported by that act.

This is not only amnesty it's worse -- it will flood this nation with 50 million unskilled additional invaders who will all, along with those already here, be deemed legal with exactly zero protection against all of them becoming immediate and permanent public charges.

That's what's in there folks -- and that's just the first screwing.  Another is a permanent bar on any border structure in any of the land designated by Obama on the border as a "national park."

Another 1,000+ page bill that wasn't read before being voted on, passed and signed by the President.

President Trump just sold out the entire United States to the illegals and he's doing it on purpose.

All the strum and furor over his "emergency" declaration and "avoiding" a shutdown is a diversion from what's actually in the law he is signing.

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