Larry Schweikart is onto this, too:
Not gonna speculate, just observe.— Larry Schweikart (@LarrySchweikart) November 10, 2020
Pres. Trump has just cleaned out the top ranks of the Pentagon.
Barrstool had a visit with Yertle, who suddenly looked like Conan the Barbarian.
Halspel also met with Yertle.
Also--Kash Patel is COS for the acting guy (?) at the Pentagon. Patel was Devin Nunes' top Russia Hoax investigator and most recently was a top guy for John Ratcliffe at ODNI. This stuff can't be coincidence. Some recent comments I've made:
Great comment Charles. Just before I got to enable your comment, I wrote this on another thread: Also, check out how Trump-supportive Lindsey Graham has been. Judiciary is oversight on FBI criminal stuff. And firing Esper and replacing with acting--the new acting chief of staff is Kash Patel, Nunes' top investigator, but moving over now from similar position for Ratcliffe. Smacks of taking control of the military. With Barr talking to McConnell yesterday and turning USAs loose, Lindsey talking up the PA fraud today (and I don't believe Mitch would let Lindsey go out on a limb like that), and Haspel called in to Mitch today ... something big has to be up.
Charles, let me run this past you. You say "We know [Trump] trusts Barr." You know I agree. Think back to that campaign appearance when Trump said that the Dems should be thankful that Barr is such a "nice" and "fair" guy. Trump wasn't savaging Barr. He likes him and trusts him. Is it possible that Trump was giving them a chance to back off? To allow a fair election? Because Trump had the goods already? Spare the country? But they went ahead, crazy as they are, and now ...?
Jen Dyer also thinks something's up. Notice how low key Trump has been, even with Twitter outrageously censoring him. He's golfing. Trump wouldn't be getting the support he's getting from to GOP players, and wouldn't be making the moves he's making, if they thought he was preparing for a golfing retirement. Something big hasta be up.
“I don’t care what state you’re in, this computer voting system is wide open to fraud and intervention.” @LouDobbs True, and wait until you see what’s coming!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 11, 2020
I am hopeful we have the traction going for a change. It seems like there is a LOT of bustle... Please let it be so!!!ReplyDelete
This would be an extreme version of the long play. What better way to find out who your real allies are than to allow a fraud to go forward and then fight back to reveal it all. (paging turncoat Mitt Romney, the prospective Biden cabinet member).ReplyDelete
I would be extremely impressed if Trump actually pulled something like this off. I don't expect that, but it's fun to imagine.
yeah frankly this smacks of trusty planny in the extreme. I very seriously doubt this is what Trump had planned all along and that there is some plot to The Sting part 3 looming.Delete
Even if there is a grand reveal, the issue is the nature of the courts themselves, their reach and scope, and the extremely short time frame that remains.
Maybe when Trump stated, “We got ‘em.” It was more than just the Russian Hoax. I don’t know, but Trump is too sanguine and the GOP too supportive of Trump to not raise eyebrows.ReplyDelete
NC just went into Trump’s column. Alaska will soon go to, but should have been in it long ago.
Is it petty retribution as he walks out? Maybe, but that does not make sense with the support from other Repubs.
I just don’t know. I have warned my liberal friends and family members, though, that Biden is not president elect and that the election is ongoing all the while recognizing that it appears Biden is the winner.
Like the rest of 2020, what next?
With several statements made by Trump attys & close allies I still think it will turn out this has been a stong op to pull the plug on the remaining swamp.Delete
Aside from affidavits consider:
*They have gathered a lot of information in less than a week saying they have evidence to back up the fraud & civil rights violation
*They state the algorithim in the tab machines were changed. No subpoena has been issued & no request has been made to impound the machines for computer forensic examination. The only way they could know about the algorithim issue is if they were able to monitor the changes by tapping into the activity.
*This would also ecplain why they know the # of ballots dumped between a specific timeframe after counting stopped & workers sent home. Also how they know the details of all for Biden & no down ballot selections.
Technology is a wonderful thing, ain't it?
"The only way they could know about the algorithim issue is if they were able to monitor the changes by tapping into the activity."Delete
At this point there is no demonstrated or proven "algorithm issue," there is only an allegation. So talking about it as if it's established fact is a non-starter. And no, "they" were not "tapping into" and monitoring any "activity" across multiple states. Sorry, but you just don't know what you're talking about.
If you knew that you were able to prove Biden "won" by massive voter fraud, and he wasn't headed to the Oval, and that all hell was going to break loose from the left, wouldn't you want people you felt you could trust at DoD?ReplyDelete
Yes. But alternatively...Delete
If you knew you were probably on your way out, wouldn't you want people you could trust to do the one final act that your supporters have wanted for years: declass everything on your way out?
Remember, Nunes was one of the first to go big time public about the Russian Hoax. He was removed from his chairmanship of the House Intelligence Committee on the Russian Hoax based on bogus charges. He got it back after being cleared. That was, what, 3 years ago or so?ReplyDelete
Acting SECDEF Chris Miller is a former Army SF combat vet who was Acting Director at NCTC.ReplyDelete
This is all fun to fantasize about but it's too "trust the plan" like for me to believe that Trump's team had a honeypot waiting for them to take advantage of in the Presidential election. Way too much to risk. I hope I'm wrongReplyDelete
I don't buy the "sting" stuff at all. But it's entirely plausible that enough evidence is being collected sufficient to prove widespread election fraud.Delete
We don't know the reason for the AG's meeting with McConnell.
Results have not been certified nor has Biden officially been declared the winner or "President-elect".
Even if that evidence is being built I have to question the nature of a court analyzing it. Almost every single one is going to demand evidence of each individual ballot, and then throw out that individual ballot. times thousands or even millions at this point, and the clock will have long ago run out.Delete
And the SC, no matter which way it leans, will be VERY hesitant to blanket rule on redo's, recounts, discards, etc. The conservatives specifically will do everything in their power to rule as narrowly as possible. That likely means, at best, a few narrow recounts over disenfranchisement or other general rules. They are not going to wade into the cesspool of anecdotal evidence, leaving that to criminal matters that will take months or years -assuming they even proceed at all.
The issue before the SCOTUS is whether a state (PA) court can dictate rules for an election when the the legislature is explicitly empowered to do so--and has done so--by the US Constitution. The remedy that would come from that would be an order for the counting to be done in accordance with the rules already established by the state. No wading through cesspools.Delete
Agreed. it is my understanding that the most impactful rule they could reinstate (and thus overrule the PA SC) is that ballots that ARRIVED LATE not be counted. That is very different than saying you cannot count ballots after the close of voting.Delete
With what we know so far, that likely only applies to about 10K ballots. Not even remotely close enough to overturn the results.
Individual ballots are one thing. Solid proof of orchestrated systemic cyber monkeyshines will have an altogether different impact on the court.Delete
Tom S to what end? The SC is not a criminal court, and they are unlikely to evaluate the evidence that crime has occurred. Until it has been proven and resolved in a criminal court, what standing do they have to presume anyone has been disenfranchised?Delete
Anon, why are you presuming criminal per se? The complaint is speaking of equal protection violations. Evidence of 'monkeyshines' can be synergistic in reinforcing conclusions.Delete
I'm looking up "Monkeyshines" under Title 18...Delete
As Ken Dalanian would say...ReplyDelete
Mark, another coincidence. You may recall the name Ezra-Cohen Watnick, an aide to Flynn at the NSC who Roscoe Davis asserted was the guy who alerted Trump to the spying, not Mike Rogers. Ezra was just named Undersecretary for Intelligence at the Defense Dept. along with the other changes pointed out. Some very strange developments for an administration heading out the door.ReplyDelete
Yes--I emailed that to a friend just a few minutes ago. That's not the action of a guy heading out the door, as you say.Delete
Funny, I interpreted as EXACTLY someone headed out the door... put people in charge last minute who will drop the declass bombs left and right as you are exiting.Delete
Why would Trump wait to the last minute to declass anything? Is there a problem with doing it ASAP?Delete
Obviously just speculating like everyone else... but I have to assume he's been told left and right the last few years not to rock certain boats because it might ruin investigations, institutions he needs, etc.Delete
If you now have reason to believe there is no future for those prosecutions (and indeed, Bi/Har will certainly kill all of it off for good), there is no longer a barrier to stop you. Carpet bomb and leave the lights on as you exit.
Can't say I've ever heard Cocaine Mitch referred to as "Yertle".ReplyDelete
So the theories are:
1) China influence in the election causing top level Admin. to prep for some kind of response...
2) Russia Hoax / Spygate details to splattered all over in the next couple of days prepping for protests/riots...
3) Dominion software / Biden / HRC conspiracy to rig election being exposed thereby invalidating mail-in ballots and tossing the election to Trump...
4) Trump's golf game has gotten so awful it's time to call the troops to gang tackle him and wrestle him back to Florida...
I love it when the Pentagon gets plugged from time-to-time. Many rank names that will work if this gets messed up. Major Disaster, Captain Chaos, General Mess, and Colonel collosal.
Here's SWC's theory, which I don't buy--if this were true, Biden woulda been taken out before he got the nomination:Delete
"Gina Haspel goes into McConnell's office today.
Who knows more about Biden and the Chinese than the CIA?
Barr went into McConnell's office yesterday.
Joe Biden--former Senator.
Kamala Harris--current Senator.
Where does the play to force Joe out begin?
"Biden's entanglement with CCP and Chinese military is a FACT. It cannot be ignored. It has to be dealt with. The actors who will raise it are the IC community. Maybe they hated Trump, but that doesn't mean then want a Chinese compromised POTUS either."
Senate certifies election results.Delete
Yertle the turtle, of course :)Delete
What I wonder about, though, is Gina Haspel's role in this and her meeting with Mitch. Unless there is known/suspected foreign interference in the actual vote this time around, I though Haspel was high on the list of people to be pushed out by Trump.
Maybe Biden colluded with China and they hacked the election. Yes, I do believe that's what happened. I'll bet he's even received substantial payments disguised as business loans to third parties! How long has Biden been Beijing's B-otch?!Delete
Just kidding— Wait a second...oh shit...
Yeah I definitely question this sudden "CIA is a white hat" theory where they suddenly come to their senses that Trump is better than a compromised old fart. In their minds, it is almost certainly BETTER as they know and can control him.Delete
"SWC's theory, which I don't buy...."Delete
Do you buy the last part, about
"Biden's entanglement with CCP and Chinese military is a FACT. It cannot be ignored"?
What if the Dems hoped, that they needn't take Joe out, and the Hunter laptop came too late for them to dump Joe in time, so they had no choice but to go nuclear for him?
I do buy that it's a fact. And it was known before the laptop.Delete
Mark, even if it was known before the laptop, doesn't mean that everyone faced the music on it.Delete
I'll still guess, that the laptop rubbed key players' noses in the fact, that Joe is a *brutally* compromised old fart, and that the laptop will make this fact too well-known to keep hidden from the whole world.
For months, I've been arguing here, that moderate liberals are key to so much (e.g. Taibbi, Lieberman).Delete
And, I'll add GOPe-types (e.g. Roberts, Dubya).
I have some hope, that the laptop etc. is getting such folks to *face* music, that Biden would be a pimple on ChiCom ass.
My dream is, for a presser of Barr/ Durham, + Mitch, Haspell, Pompeo, speaking the Truth of all this.
The (of course unlikely) presence of say, Lieberman & Manchin, would be super.
Is it possible we’re going to learn that China has been manipulating our elections for the last 20 years?ReplyDelete
Hunter Biden's sex antics in RussiaReplyDelete
The article's concluding two paragraphs:
... If you think that this is so outrageous that even Tom Clancy on a ton of Ritalin couldn’t make this stuff up, you are correct. The few events mentioned here are just a sampling of Hunter’s never-ending Russian sex and drug marathons. If we consider the fact that everyone knew who he was, that he was a high value intelligence target, and the close links between Russian organized crime and FSB/GRU, it’s almost certain that he and his family were under constant foreign surveillance. Based on the material evidence, it’s highly likely that Hunter was compromised as early as mid 2015 when he started having sex with a female family member and got her addicted to crack cocaine.
So, keeping all of this in mind, when incompetent political hacks like John Brannon, Leon Panetta, Jim Clapper, and Mike Hayden signed a letter stating that the Hunter laptop is a Russian influence operation, they really misspoke. What they should have said was that the Russians have successfully evaded US counter intelligence for several years while compromising the Biden family and were now in a position to control Joe Biden if he got elected.
"incompetent political hacks like John Brannon"Delete
"Biden woulda been taken out before he got the nomination"ReplyDelete
Maybe, maybe not... The IC does love it's compromised politicians! Or, they let it roll out because here we are.
SWC's "fact" take on compromised seems to hold water by what we've seen of his kid(s).
Or another way of looking at it: Do you live in the world where the NSA absolutely positively has a copy of whatever the hell was on Andrew Weismann's government provided mobile phone or do you live in a world where somehow AW is exempt from their overwatch and data collection prowess? If like me you live in the former then Trump's confidence and Pompeo's pomposity is easily explained -- NSA has overwatch on ALL election systems and captures the keystrokes so to speak and so Big Brother has the goods on any "glicheroos" that went on. Since Ratcliff is now ODNI I'm thinking Trump has at least knowledge of the existence of the goods as well. If there's a enough direct digital evidence of vote switching to switch the electoral vote count (say reverse wisconsin and michigan) then Trump would be fairly confident I would say in proclaiming that he won. Such evidence would be very compelling as to what the "legal" vote count should have been. Probably horse-trading with Obama or Michelle or Podesta or Ben Rhodes or whomever is in charge about how they want this to go down hard or easy. That would explain a very composed and confident Trump and an Oh shit on camera from CIA Dalanian.)ReplyDelete
I live in a world where I've not met a federal agent in 15+ years whom doesn't have at least 1 if not 5 burner phones on hand.
None in the last 5 that didn't use E2E encrypted messaging apps.
Seeing what we have from Lisa, Peter and Andy I'd love to have seen their burner data!
Another thought regarding “clearing the decks” is to make the confirmation process as painful as possible with a Republican led Senate for key Intel and Military appointments.ReplyDelete
Yeah, this. There is no reason that getting rid of bad actors could not serve dual purposes. If the Senate is held by the GOP, they can do to Biden what was done to Trump--make him live with his predecessor's appointments for a year or two. If Trump pulls a rabbit out of his hat and win's the presidency, he's already made the moves he wants to be ready. So win or lose, it's the best move for Trump to clean out the garbage before end of his first term.Delete
Wow Mike on the article on Hunter Biden. Thanks!ReplyDelete
Why am I not surprised this did not come out before the election. The details surprise me. Russian Gangs in the US? And the gangs are intertwined to Russian Intelligence!
This may be related - money laundering...
>ROC activities in the United States include money
>laundering, illegal money transactions, and narcotics
My guess on the family member is his sister in law / brothers widow.
We have no reason to believe from the limited nature of the reports--two officials seen paying an office visit--that the visits had anything to do with one another, that Barr or Haspel was aware of the other's visit, or even that they weren't trying to undermine each other.ReplyDelete
A perfectly plausible theory is the one some lefties have put forward that the Cabinet doesn't think PA will be overturned & is trying to get McConnell to arrange a face saving concession. I don't buy that theory--why would Barr be letting the dogs loose to investigate fraud claims only to fold like a cheap suit? I only present it to illustrate how we shouldn't adopt our enemy's fault of embracing encompassing theories based on very limited data.
My own hunch is that Barr is eager to litigate and wanted to stiffen Senate GOP spines so that no one calls to congratulate Biden until the litigation is complete. That would explain why only Willard, Lisa M., Susan C., have done so, and some Senators have been very in your face when asked by media.
As for Haspel, I can only guess she's still fighting a rear guard action against declassification or being replaced? Maybe trying to refute some claims Dominion machines might have been hacked by foreigners?
Similarly for the Pentagon shakeup. That's clearly been in the works since the Lafayette Park debacle since June if not earlier, and probably was only delayed until after the election on the advice of cooler heads like Barr, Pence, etc. I can only hope and pray, as a man who got home from Afghanistan 10 years ago this very Veterans day, when all of colonels I served under that our generals now knew the war was lost, that our Commander-in-Chief is finally fed up with the General's insubordination and he's determined that if he is to leave office, he's going to leave it with no more American boys in that meat grinder...
Well said, M P. And, God Bless you and thank you for your service. BHReplyDelete