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The Whistleblower could wear a clown mask while testifying to Congress.

By the way, is The Whistleblower a comic book character yet?

 
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  1. WTF???

    Are Democrats now openly calling for trials with secret witnesses?????

    Will cross examination be outlawed as well?

    Seriously, 1984/Communistic government happened so slowly, I didn’t even notice it.

    • Agree: Hail
  2. newrouter says:

    “Somewhere over the Rainbow I sense fear”

  3. anon[305] • Disclaimer says:

    Gonna need a pretty strong curtain, made of something tough. Hey, how about…

    • Replies: @Zoodles
  4. Anonymous[326] • Disclaimer says:

  5. Will cross examination be outlawed as well?

    In a word: Yes.

    Recall the outrage over daring to question Kavanaugh’s accuser.

    • Replies: @Prof. Woland
  6. @R.G. Camara

    Are Democrats now openly calling for trials with secret witnesses?????

    Keep in mind they’ve long since achieved that and more with respect to college sexual assault cases. Accused males aren’t permitted to know the nature of the charges, secret evidence is kept from them, they’re not permitted counsel or the right to cross examine their accusers, etc etc.

    • Replies: @TheMediumIsTheMassage
  7. What’s the point of keeping all this mysterious anonymous witness drama going after the White House released the transcript? Maybe it’s just that important to find out his/her/xir truth, to learn how triggered and traumatized he/she/xhe was to overhear the phone call, which is the real impeachable offense.

    • Replies: @anon
  8. Mr. Anon says:

    Amendment VI

    In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

    • Replies: @Dr. X
    , @Jack D
  9. BenKenobi says:
    @R.G. Camara

    1984/Communistic government happened so slowly, I didn’t even notice it.

    That’s because we were all distracted by Fox gradually becoming a hardcore sex channel.

    • LOL: Unladen Swallow
    • Replies: @Ray Huffman
  10. Anon[210] • Disclaimer says:

    The whole thing seems more complicated than it appears. The Democrats appear to be divided into two factions, namely a Pelosi-Biden faction of more moderate Dems, and a radical fringe of people like Schiff-Nadler. Pelosi originally tried to put the brakes on the whole impeachment thing, then reversed herself in 24 hours and let loose Schiff. Pelosi has a reason for ducking, one which has not really hit the leftist press yet, namely the fact that her son Paul is involved in the same type of business that Biden’s son is, namely the dubious combination of Ukraine Energy and influence peddling:

    https://www.redstate.com/streiff/2019/10/04/amazing-coincidence-nancy-pelosis-son-also-business-connections-ukraine/

    This means Pelosi has every reason to drag the spotlight away from the Ukraine investigation. If Biden’s son is investigated, then Pelosi’s son is likely to be, too. This makes it urgent to stop all Republican probing and questions. Did anyone notice that just the other day, both the NYT and Wapo zinged Schiff and questioned his honesty?

    https://thehill.com/homenews/media/464374-washington-post-fact-checker-gives-schiff-four-pinocchios-for-whistleblower

    These accusations weaken the Democrat’s case. The newspapers sure as heck aren’t trying to protect Trump. They hate Trump. Nor are they getting their orders from the Schiff-Nadler wing. It was Pelosi and Biden who told the NYT and Wapo to attack Schiff, and the two papers obeyed. Both Pelosi and Biden are trying to protect their butts.

    However, the Schiff-Nadler wing has its own agenda. They want a more radical presidential candidate than Biden, so he has to go. It’s also likely they don’t think he can beat Trump. But they would love to overthrow Pelosi, and the corruption of her son is the way for the radicals to destroy her. Once she’s disgraced and kicked out, the new speaker will come from the Schiff-Nadler crowd, and the radicals will control the House. So far, Pelosi is blocking them.

    I’ve always said the Democratic Civil War is going to be a lot worse than any fighting among the right.

  11. bomag says:

    So the “whistleblower” gets to have secrecy.

    Nice if Trump could have some for his phone calls.

  12. Ibound1 says:

    Of course we need a secret trial and witnesses behind curtains. Trump REFUSES to get involved in another middle eastern Muslim war. A man who would do that, who would refuse to get us in a war we have absolutely no interest in, is capable of anything.

  13. istevefan says:

    Here are some observations I’ve picked up from others in perusing the the internet.

    1) What’s the difference between a whistle blower and a leaker? Are these two clowns whistle blowers or leakers, why or why not?

    2) If these people concerning Trump and Ukraine are indeed whistle blowers, then why are they still able to work at their same jobs? Their coworkers and bosses seem A-OK with them. Don’t whistle blowers usually incur the wrath of their coworkers and bosses?

    True Trump is their ultimate boss and probably would like to fire them, but can he actually do that? I did not know if the president can make those types of decisions for the CIA. I know he can appoint the head, but he doesn’t really make personnel decisions. So once again, doesn’t it seem odd that the whistle blowers are apparently held in high regard by their co-workers and immediate bosses?

    3) These whistle blower/leakers appear to be CIA agents. Why didn’t we get whistle blowers in regards to major CIA mess ups like 9-11, Iraqi WMD, etc.? Of all things you could blow a whistle on, this Trump/Ukraine issue seems pretty lame. Either you are on one side and believe Trump has a right to figure out if other Americans were involved in shenanigans, or you think Trump is wrong to enlist the Ukraine to “get dirt” on Biden. But is that really as serious as the mess ups the CIA has committed in just this century? Yet, no whistle blowers for the things that actually had huge, negative consequences.

    PS. We might have had leakers like Snowden, but then again he is on the run and is not being coddled by the US Congress.

  14. JohnnyD says:

    It would be hilarious if the whistle-blower said politically incorrect, and all of a sudden, you see the guy’s face, along with his phone number and home address.

    • LOL: El Dato
  15. How long before we get a Joker reality sequel where Joaquin Phoenix literally severs Trump’s head on camera? Adam Schiff could plan it to be PPV.

  16. Steve when is your Joker review coming?

  17. Kronos says:

    If the whistleblower is a chick should she dress like those from the Handmaiden’s Tale or Hillary Clinton?

    • Replies: @anon
  18. @istevefan

    What’s the difference between a whistle blower and a leaker?

    Whistleblowers are sacred. Have you learned nothing from the story of Emmett Till?

    • LOL: Harry Baldwin
  19. donut says:

    The pen is not mightier than the sword , blood will flow whose will it be ?

  20. MattinLA says:

    I’ve for a great name for the Democrat’s new investigatory body: The Star Chamber.

  21. Have the people who consider it absurd that Trump accuses Biden of corruption heard the tape where Biden is bragging about withholding a billion dollars from the Ukraine unless it fires a certain prosecutor? Is that tape only heard on the Sean Hannity show? If you heard that tape, how is it possible to deny that Biden is corrupt? Do his defenders think there was an uncorrupt reason why it was so important to him to get a prosecutor fired in another country where his son had a lucrative sinecure?

    Have the defenders of Adam Schiff ever heard the tape where he gets pranked by some Russian comedians who claimed to have naked pictures of Trump? Schiff was mighty interested in colluding with those Russians to get those pictures. Hannity plays that tape regularly. Is this also something that the NYT and NPR are completely unaware of, or do they only pretend it doesn’t exist?

  22. @istevefan

    This individual isn’t a whistleblower at all. He or she is a mole still working for Brennan, sent on an errand.

    • Agree: fish, TTSSYF
    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @Alfa158
    , @Mr. Anon
  23. The Whistleblower would be a great addition to the Tick’s companions, or the Mystery Men; in those franchises’ tradition of heroes with unimpressive powers, his would be to wear a whistle around his neck and, whenever he encounters evildoers, he blows it loudly and repeatedly to summon the police.

    • Replies: @TTSSYF
  24. anon[179] • Disclaimer says:
    @WowJustWow

    What’s the point of keeping all this mysterious anonymous witness drama going after the White House released the transcript?

    Low information voters.

    • Agree: Hail
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  25. KunioKun says:

    It would be great to see some whistleblower spill the beans on Hillary’s clearance sale for favors from the state department so the Democrats could demand to see this fiend unmasked while simultaneously expect their CIA operative remain anonymous.

  26. anon[350] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kronos

    If the whistleblower is a chick should she dress like those from the Handmaiden’s Tale or Hillary Clinton?

    Neither.

  27. Hail says: • Website
    @istevefan

    What’s the difference between a whistle blower and a leaker? Are these two clowns whistle blowers or leakers, why or why not?

    If you are part of a sainted class of people referred to with the quasi-honorific “community,” you are a Whistleblower. If not, you are a Leaker.

    Why America Needs Whistle-Blowers
    The New York Times | Oct 6, 2019

    In accusing the intelligence community whistle-blower of partisanship and treason, President Trump has redefined whistle-blowing to serve his private interests…

    the intelligence community whistle-blower

    intelligence community

    So it is a Whistleblower.

    Case closed.

  28. @Anon

    “a radical fringe of people like Schiff-Nadler”

    a radical fringe of people like (Schiff) and (Nadler) you say?

    hard to unsee once you’ve noticed.

    you can see the european democrats reconsidering their political alliances as the jewish democrats and their vibrant allies push further and further left. people who thought they had common goals now reaching a fork in the road.

    “Wait a minute, I didn’t sign up for the total destruction of the United States,” says the working class european democrat from Ohio.

    “That was the plan all along,” replied the scowling jewish politician.

    “Impeach!” screamed the african representative from Georgia.

    “Burn the Republican party to the ground” screeched the asian representative from California.

    “The Constitution can’t survive Donald Trump” stated the muslim politician from Michigan.

    “We’ll all be better off when the Republican Party gets the same treatment as the Confederates did” announces the mexican mayor from Texas, concluding the comments to the baffled Ohio representative.

    • Agree: Autochthon
    • Replies: @Jack D
  29. @Harry Baldwin

    They pretend the Biden tape doesn’t exist, and that the Russian comedian was probably working for Trump.

  30. Whatever happened to the right to confront one’s accuser?

    • Replies: @Hail
  31. eah says:

    “Democrats”, “extreme measures” — fact check: not an oxymoron.

    • Replies: @eah
  32. Hail says: • Website
    @Colin Wright

    the right to confront one’s accuser

    “The time has come to end this possibly-racist legal right, ‘the right to confront one’s accuser,’ for cases of terrorists, extremists, white-racists, and foreign agents.”

    A panel of racism experts and a panel of treason experts both agree: Trump qualifies.

  33. @Mark Raven

    Unless they’re rich, in which case they sue the college for all its worth and then the unconstitutional nature of those secret college tribunals quickly unravels.

  34. @Anon

    Watching the latest House Dem antics, it seems to me the party is descending into irrationality and hysteria, what would be called a nervous breakdown were it occurring in an individual.

    The shrill predictions of the collapse of the Republic, the frantic casting about for some pretext, any pretext for impeachment combined with the wailing and gnashing of teeth by their public relations people in the MSM, all these are signs of imminent descent into madness.

    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @anon
    , @Alfa158
  35. El Dato says:

    OT:

    Updates on the GNU Meltdown (no news about the triggered afro-asian mechanical engineering hair lady)

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/07/gnu_stallman_protest/

    On Monday, a group of maintainers of the GNU Project, the free operating system created by Richard Stallman, questioned Stallman’s leadership and emitted a joint statement for rethinking how the project should be managed going forward.

    Late last month, after resigning as president of the Free Foundation in the wake of catastrophically insensitive statements posted to an MIT mailing list, and a social media backlash, Stallman also appeared to resign as the head of the GNU Project.

    And in response to a query from The Register, Stallman reiterated that he is not going anywhere. “I don’t intend to step down as head of the GNU Project,” he said. “I could agree to incremental changes in how some decisions are made if I am confident that won’t lead to unbounded radical changes.”

    The 22 make statement! https://guix.gnu.org/blog/2019/joint-statement-on-the-gnu-project/

    Yet, we must also acknowledge that Stallman’s behavior over the years has undermined a core value of the GNU project: the empowerment of all computer users. GNU is not fulfilling its mission when the behavior of its leader alienates a large part of those we want to reach out to.

    The “a large part of” trope is being questioned in the comment section.

    Got any figures to back that up? And I mean more than three anecdotes about how RMS creeped you out by having a mattress in his office (he lived there). I mean actual figures. What percentage, exactly, constitutes “a large part”? What percentage is currently being alienated? Where did you get these figures? Can you show any work, or are you just making blanket assertions?

    • Replies: @sayless
  36. @anon

    What’s the point of keeping all this mysterious anonymous witness drama going after the White House released the transcript?

    Low information voters.

    Low-information voters in denial. LIVID, for short.

    • Replies: @res
  37. El Dato says:
    @Anonymous

    “The world order is collapsing in front of our eyes”

  38. Kronos says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    It’s a classic “(Biden) is a bastard but he’s our bastard” editorial choice. I don’t think Biden is going to get as much media support as Hillary (He doesn’t need it as badly) buts it’s going to very slanted for sure.

    (You’d think politicians would come up with better ways to transfer money then via hiring my stupid kid for a extremely cushy/unqualified position.)

    But the Democrats are in a cold Civil War. Many genuine liberals/progressives understand Biden is a sleazy guy and will vote for Bernie like last time. The paper that was every really able to critique Biden at all was “The Onion” during the Obama years.

    https://www.theonion.com/tag/joseph-biden

    Still my favorite!

    https://politics.theonion.com/biden-receives-lifetime-ban-from-dave-busters-1819571443

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  39. @Kronos

    Joe Biden has lost two children to death. Hunter Biden seems to be the Bad Seed of the family.

  40. Jack D says:
    @prime noticer

    Not to mention the American Indian Elizabeth Warren. White Europeans will surely all flee the Democrat Party in horror. They are leaving any day now, any day…

    • LOL: Johann Ricke
  41. El Dato says:
    @Steve in Greensboro

    It’s the frenzy of a monkey who has passed the hand through a small gap in the wall to grab an apple and is now stuck because he can’t retrieve the apple but cannot let go either.

    Weather predictions: Attacks out of Lefteros and Jussos will be increasing.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  42. J.Ross says:

    NPR this morning gibbering about The Ukraine Affair … wait, I don’t need to describe it, this is all just like the whole Russia thing. Just like it. Breathless speculation about what someone is probably thinking. This must be awful for Democrats, it’s like a victim having to recount abuse at a trial.
    Susan Rice admitting that interference in the 2016 election came directly from Obama: “I ran upstairs [to immediately tell Obama].” And then she admits that Russian interference was a nothingburger.

  43. El Dato says:
    @eah

    Better than being fired for being invisibly pregnant, that’s for sure.

    Making shit up because means justify ends and no-one will question the truthiness of your wokestory is the new standard.

  44. El Dato says:
    @Ray Huffman

    Did she get targeted by a tanning salon?

    • Replies: @Ray Huffman
  45. @Jack D

    Trolls should ask Elizabeth Warren: “Will you be proud to be the first American Indian President?”

  46. TTSSYF says:
    @Autochthon

    Yes, that’s the perfect politically correct action hero for today’s Lefties. In fact, I wouldn’t be at all surprised if we start seeing rallies of Lefties wearing whistles around their necks. After all — these are the same people who proudly wore pink female genitalia hats in public with zero sense of embarrassment as to how stupid they looked. In fact, maybe they’ll do both at the same time, for added impact.

  47. bomag says:
    @istevefan

    These whistle blower/leakers appear to be CIA agents. Why didn’t we get whistle blowers in regards to major CIA mess ups like 9-11, Iraqi WMD, etc.?

    Yes; whistle blowers are insiders spilling the goods on their own departments.

    As noted elsewhere, this is a political hatchet job.

  48. @Patrick in SC

    The American public is becoming Red Pilled. One reason we have seen the recent grousing against now Justice Kavanaugh is that it will be 10 X harder to pull another stunt like that the next time around. And with Ginsburg’s failing health, the left will have to gear up for another fight very soon and they will need something to rally around which will be hard to do if Trump nominates a woman for the SCOTUS.

    I am awed by the resources that the left has at its disposal but it is very hard to coordinate Lawfare political attacks now using the media, the deep state, and the Democrats in the age of the internet where information gets out instantaneously. Witness Schiff’s monologue at the impeachment inquiry hearing where he implied Trump’s conversation with Zelinsky was like a mafia shakedown. That would have been effective except for the fact that Trump declassified the conversation between the two Presidents before the hearing rendering his version of the story as bad parody. Had the conversation not been declassified, the ‘whistle-blower’s’ comments would have been unimpeachable furthering the narrative but were instead neutered.

    In spite of the insistence that we have to believe all women, I don’t there is anyone alive right or left, that believes Christine Blasey Ford wasn’t lying and after this behind closed door hearing with the ‘whistle-blower’, the same will go for whistle-blowers.

    • Replies: @jill
    , @Jack D
  49. Zoodles says:
    @anon

    The Iron Curtain is sooooo 20th century. Our Curtain is a Rainbow Curtain.

  50. @Steve Sailer

    Especially, if he killed the two siblings.

    • Replies: @Kronos
  51. El Dato says:

    obscuring his or her voice

    Then it turns xe is of the 36th gender.

    OT: http://scienceandglobalsecurity.org/ gets cold feet about an article de-implicating Assad in Chemo Attacks (none of this is new)

    Questions have been asked [by whom?] of this journal and its editors about a decision to consider for publication an article “Computational Forensic Analysis for the Chemical Weapons Attack at Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April 2017” by Goong Chen, Cong Gu, Theodore A. Postol, Alexey Sergeev, Sanyang Liu, Pengfei Yao, and Marlan O. Scully. These questions included concerns about the technical merits of the analysis in this article [that’s why letters to the editors exist] as well as the value of publishing the article given the sensitive and contested issue of the use of chemical weapons in Syria [because truthiness shall not be discussed]. The editors take these matters very seriously. [“HELP ME, I’M AN EDITOR WORKING AT A PRESTIGIOUS JOURNAL AND I’M BEING ATTACKED BY THE BELLINGCAT MOB. SEND SPINES!!”]

    To ensure the high standards of editorial control, integrity, and rigor that this journal has always sought to maintain, we conducted an independent internal review of the editorial process for this manuscript. [Yeah, verifying the “editorial process” instead of what the paper says indicates something, not sure what]

    Not unexpectedly, RT is on the case: https://www.rt.com/news/470395-khan-sheikhoun-postol-bellingcat/

  52. Ano says:

    Yes, I want to see the CIA leaker, sorry whistleblower, appear in a clown mask.

    Less scarily bonkers than an Adam Schiff mask.
    Less physically-revolting than a Jerry Nadler mask.
    Less grotesquely undead than a Nancy Pelosi mask.

  53. Ano says:
    @Daniel H

    Is one of those masked individuals John Bolton (sorry, I mean whistleblower No.2) before he turned grey?

  54. jill says:

    Pelosi’s primer on impeachment contains a very chilling statement, p. 4, paragraph 1: “The Senate could also separately decide to disqualify an officer from holding future federal office. Disqualification requires ONLY A MAJORITY VOTE.”

    https://www.scribd.com/document/429229553/Pelosi-116th-Congress-Impeachment-Rules

  55. Anonymous[253] • Disclaimer says:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7546369/How-CIA-agent-carried-newborn-baby-sling-undercover-missions.html

    EXCLUSIVE: CIA agent tells how she carried her newborn in a sling on mission to stop al Qaeda from getting nuclear weapons and reveals how she thwarted a bombing by bonding with terror leader over medication for his baby’s asthma

    Amaryllis Fox was an agent for the CIA for eight years, tracking down Soviet era nuclear bombs hidden in suitcases and stopped al Qaeda from getting them

    Fox, who now lives in California, details her time in her memoir, Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA, which is being turned into a series by Apple

    While stationed in Shanghai, Fox, who posed as an art dealer, gave birth to her daughter Zoe and brought her along to undercover missions

    The 38-year-old was so committed to her job that she put the child in a sling while meeting with arms dealers turned informants

    She even persuaded an al Qaeda leader to call off a bombing in Pakistan, which would’ve killed civilians, by bonding over medication for his baby’s asthma

    In her book, she reveals secret spying techniques from the agency and details her year of training, which could be breaking the CIA’s nondisclosure rule  

    Amaryllis Fox? Where have I heard that stripper-esque name before? Oh yeah…

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5929603/Robert-F-Kennedy-III-former-CIA-operative-Amaryllis-Fox-say-beachfront-wedding.html

    EXCLUSIVE: Robert F Kennedy III and former CIA operative Amaryllis Fox say ‘I do’ at beachfront wedding in front of star-packed crowd of family and friends

    The CIA went from killing Kennedys to marrying them.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    , @El Dato
    , @Alden
  56. Dr. X says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Yes… but impeachment is NOT a “criminal prosecution.” It’s a political prosecution.

  57. peterike says:

    The me the most amazing thing about this whole Ukraine nonsense is the logic used by Democrats: Trump is now not allowed to ask a foreign nation to investigate a “political opponent.” The Dems are quite literally saying that Biden (and by extension, ANY opponent of Trump) is above the law, simply because Biden is running against Trump in an election. Even though Biden isn’t even the nominee yet.

    This is an astounding new development in legal thinking. So if, let’s say, Kamala Harris goes to China and kills someone there, we can’t expect the United States to “investigate” the murder because that would be an outside nation “interfering” in our elections. Or something like that.

    Some suggest the Democrats are in panic mode because Trump is closing in on them, so the Dems are throwing anything against the wall to see what sticks. I can only hope this is true, but Trump’s had years now to go after these people and he’s done nothing. If only the QAnon crowd is right. If only.

    “Activate Sessions!”

    Uh huh.

    • Agree: El Dato
  58. jill says:
    @Prof. Woland

    VICTOR DAVIS HANSON:

    “‘Groundbreaking’ disclosures fall apart, hoaxes are exposed, the media are discredited, over and over and over again.

    What do the Kavanaugh hearings, Jussie Smollett, the Covington kids, the Mueller investigation, and now the Trump phone call all have in common?

    Staged melodrama, media collusion hysteria, progressive demands that justice be served immediately, promises of walls-are-closing-in blockbuster revelations from new witnesses, supposed surprise revelatory documents, fusions between Democratic politicians and Washington bureaucrats — and then bust, nada, and teeth-gnashing as the truth catches up to various rumor-mongers.”

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/10/trump-impeachment-inquiry-anti-trump-psychodrama/

  59. @Anonymous

    “a European intel source”. That seals it, I’m convinced.

  60. Jack D says:
    @Mr. Anon

    The usual rules of evidence, etc. don’t apply in an impeachment trial. Congress can make up whatever rules it wants for itself.

    Any hearings, etc. are political theater anyway at this point because it appears that the Dems have already decided to impeach. They could have the vote tomorrow and the results would not change. The point of the hearings is not to persuade them but for them to persuade the public and (they hope) some Republican Senators and to drag Trump thru the mud to damage his reelection chances. These are all political goals and have nothing to do with fact finding. I am shocked, shocked to learn that there is politics going on in Washington.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  61. Jack D says:
    @Prof. Woland

    it will be 10 X harder to pull another stunt like that the next time around.

    Nevertheless, despite the difficulties I am confident that they will find people to come forward and tell us about something horrible the next Trump nominee once did. They are doing opposition research right now on all the plausible nominees.

    I don’t there is anyone alive right or left, that believes Christine Blasey Ford wasn’t lying

    You give the left far to much credit. There are plenty of leftist (women) who believe Chrissy to this day. Remember that leftism is really a form of religion. The usual standards of credibility don’t apply any more than they do to the events that are described in the New (and Old) Testament. “Believe women!” is a religious and emotional injunction, not a recipe for rational thought.

    • Replies: @res
  62. anon[316] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve in Greensboro

    Looks like Ataques de nervios , really it does. We need those smelling salts and fainting couch up thread! Plus some babies to eat!

    • Replies: @Alden
  63. Alfa158 says:
    @Bragadocious

    I don’t see how they are moles. It is almost certain that the story was planted by the CIA as an act of policy, and the whistleblowers are simply the CIA employees who were assigned to contact the press and pass the story on to them. A mole is someone who has secretly burrowed into a group, you can’t be one if the management knows who you are and told you do what you are doing.

  64. Alfa158 says:
    @Steve in Greensboro

    Is it your implication that irrationality, hysteria and madness are bugs rather than features to the Left? To the Democrats these are all viable tools that have worked for them.
    As I sometimes say, people often underestimate the utility of blind rage and savage brute force where it is appropriate. The Democrats seem to be all on board with that.

  65. Semi-Hemi says:
    @R.G. Camara

    I am completely fed up with this whole charade. Who the hell do these dems think they are? If not for their media handlers, spinning like crazy on their behalf, I’m sure none of this would be succeeding.

  66. Kronos says:
    @Whitey Whiteman III

    I remember one died from cancer.

  67. res says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Low-information voters in denial. LIVID, for short.

    That’s a good one. Seems like someone could get mileage out of things like:

    (observing a group of protesters shouting about impeachment)

    They’re LIVID–Low Information Voters In Denial.

    Would that work from someone like Tucker Carlson?

  68. res says:
    @Jack D

    They are doing opposition research right now on all the plausible nominees.

    That’s the downside of Trump giving a list: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Trump_Supreme_Court_candidates

    I wonder if any future presidents will ever do that.

    P.S. I also wonder if that list was part of a quid pro quo with anyone.

  69. Corvinus says:

    “The Whistleblower could wear a clown mask while testifying to Congress. By the way, is The Whistleblower a comic book character yet?”

    More clickbait by Mr. Sailer. He has to cater to the crowd. Of course, had Obama been the same exact situation, and efforts were made by his administration to out patriotic Americans doing their due diligence as a constitutional check to executive overreach, Mr. Sailer would open up the floodgates to a torrent of calls to protect those men or women.

    Some food for thought, Mr. Sailer. Stay cagey!

    “The Republican Party has got to get a grip on itself,” Former Secretary. of State Colin Powell on the state of the current GOP. “Republican leaders and members of the Congress…are holding back because they’re terrified of what will happen [to] any one of them if they speak out…I see things that are happening that are hard to understand. The president put a circle around Southeast Alabama, saying it would get hit by a hurricane, and put it on a [weather] map. In my time, one of us would go the president and say you screwed up. You know what they [the White House] did? They ordered the Commerce Department to go out and back up what the President just said [even though he was clearly wrong]. This is not how the way the country is suppose to run. And Congress is one of the institutions that should be doing something about it.”

    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @Alden
  70. @Anonymous

    Excellent…everything is proceeding precisely as I had foreseen….

  71. @bomag

    Yes; whistle blowers are insiders spilling the goods on their own departments.

    This is a vital point. Whistleblower protections are available for insiders who witness illegal or corrupt acts in the department in which they’re employed.

    The CIA does not (well, is not supposed to) exercise oversight over the President of the United States.

    This guy isn’t blowing a whistle, he’s informing on the Executive branch (with fanciful fictive elements) to the Executive’s political adversaries in the Legislative branch.

    • Agree: ben tillman
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  72. Kronos says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Yes, Beau Biden was to be the heir apparent but died from a brain tumor back in 2015.

    But many children of politicians play the foreign corporate board member game.

    *This is the same author who wrote “Clinton Cash.”

  73. @Daniel H

    Mrs. Starkwell is kinda hot. Heavy eyebrows on a chick…..sexy.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  74. @El Dato

    It’s the frenzy of a monkey who has passed the hand through a small gap in the wall to grab an apple and is now stuck because he can’t retrieve the apple but cannot let go either.

    Washington as Cumbuca-reșt.

  75. @Anonymous

    They don’t make Amaryllises (Amaryllii? Amaryllides?) like they used to.

  76. Back in 2008, the Onion ran a story with the headline:Recession-Plagued Nation Demands New Bubble To Invest In. (https://www.theonion.com/recession-plagued-nation-demands-new-bubble-to-invest-i-1819569940)

    You could rewrite the whole thing in today’s context:

    Trump-Deranged Media Demands New Scandal-Hoax to Report On Nonstop.

    WASHINGTON—A panel of top media leaders testified before Congress about the worsening electoral prospects for the Democratic party Monday, demanding that intelligence agencies provide Americans with a new irresponsible and largely illusory Trump scandal in which to believe.

    “What the Democrats need right now is not more talk and long-term strategy, but a concrete way to create more distrust in the president,” said Thomas Jenkins, CFO of the Boston-area Jenkins Media Group, a hoax-based fake news outlet. “We are in a crisis, and that crisis demands an unviable short-term solution.”

    The current Democratic woes, brought on by the collapse of the so-called “Russia collusion hoax,” are considered the worst to hit progressives since the equally untenable Stormy Daniels fake news story burst in 2018. According to fake news experts, now that the option of swaying millions of voters in a short time with imaginary stories from unreliable sources has disappeared, the need for another spontaneous make-believe source of scandal has never been more urgent….

  77. @Twodees Partain

    Mrs. Starkwell is kinda hot. Heavy eyebrows on a chick…..sexy.

    She needs a Guyanese wax– like a Brazilian, but somewhat farther north.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  78. El Dato says:
    @Anonymous

    Amaryllis Fox was an agent for the CIA for eight years, tracking down Soviet era nuclear bombs hidden in suitcases and stopped al Qaeda from getting them

    What bullshit.

    Is there a new Bond coming out soon or something?

  79. El Dato says:
    @Corvinus

    Of course, had Obama been the same exact situation, and efforts were made by his administration to out patriotic Americans doing their due diligence as a constitutional check to executive overreach,

    You twat!

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/05/no_author/trump-continues-obamas-war-on-whistleblowers-arrests-another-alleged-intercept-source/

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  80. Corvinus says:
    @R.G. Camara

    “Are Democrats now openly calling for trials with secret witnesses????? Will cross examination be outlawed as well?”

    It’s not a trial, it’s a hearing held by a Congressional committee. The witness is a secret only to the public. Cross examination still applies, as Republican members are allowed to ask questions.

    Here is a virtual brown paper bag for your hyperventilating.

    https://www.uline.com/Product/Detail/S-13237/Retail-Bags-Paper/Paper-Grocery-Bags-4-1-16-x-2-5-8-x-7-7-8-2-Kraft?pricode=WB0474&gadtype=pla&id=S-13237&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjZy4wLmN5QIVdBh9Ch1O7gT6EAQYAyABEgLHw_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    • Replies: @anon
    , @R.G. Camara
  81. Corvinus says:
    @Alec Leamas (hard at work)

    “The CIA does not (well, is not supposed to) exercise oversight over the President of the United States.”

    Actually, the law affords members of our institutions, in this case an independent federal agency, to come forward with information if a crime against the Constitution is being committed. Congress is then exercising its due diligence to determine if the claim is valid.

    “This guy isn’t blowing a whistle, he’s informing on the Executive branch (with fanciful fictive elements) to the Executive’s political adversaries in the Legislative branch.”

    No, he or she is informing Congress of alleged illegal activities. Would you have the same complaint if the president was a Democrat?

    • Troll: Alden
  82. Alden says:
    @Anonymous

    It’s actually very very common for smugglers spies and informers, especially women, to bring their own or borrowed children along. Standard procedure for centuries. Big deal

    A major British Cold War coup involved the wife of a British spy stationed in Moscow. Contact with the Russian spy working for the British was made at playgrounds. Russian traitor passed information to British wife at playgrounds with their children along.

    SOP

  83. Alden says:
    @Corvinus

    So what?? The weather service over estimated how far north west the hurricane would go. The president used the existing weather service map.

    A few hours later the hurricane stopped south east of estimated. OMG!!!!! The president used a weather service map that wasn’t totally accurate.

    Just watch NPR CNN the newspapers and the quality press. Whatever they claim is a lie. Just assume the opposite is true.

  84. peterike says:

    Hey kids! Let’s put on a show trial!

    • LOL: R.G. Camara
    • Replies: @R.G. Camara
  85. Alden says:
    @Corvinus

    What is illegal about the president of the USA speaking with the President of another country about a corruption investigation an American is involved in?

    Nothing is “ unconstitutional “ about that. Or illegal or contrary to the presidents job description. The US President is in charge of foreign affairs and communications with foreign leaders. Not the commie Jews of NPR and NYTimes. Or you.

    3 years of unproven obstruction of justice charges now another year of improper phone call charges.

    Can’t wait till November 2020 to see the liberals explode as they did after the 2016 election.

    The more the White hating Jews of the media hurl insane accusations against Trump, the more votes he’ll get next November.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  86. Alden says:
    @anon

    That’s a great movie

  87. @Corvinus

    Actually, what this supposed “whistle-blower” is doing is making an unsubstantiated accusation that has just enough plausibility that the Democratically controlled House of Representatives can entangle the President in a Congressional investigation that will divert his attention from running the country and more importantly, prosecuting the deep state for the Russian-Hooker-Pee-Dossier-Hoax. What the Lawfare scum really wants as they tried and failed with the Russian-Hooker-Pee-Dossier-Hoax and the Christine-Blassey-Ford-Hoax is to get President Trump to somehow obstruct the process so they can hit him with some type of procedural charges. Barring any real crimes, they will make them up. It does not matter at this point. When all you have is a hammer, the rest of the world begins to look like a nail.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  88. @Harry Baldwin

    Of course they haven’t. It’s all a conspiracy theory™. Until it becomes widely known how the CIA uses that phrase it serves as the perfect cover.

    What they haven’t accounted for is the Lori Loughlin angle of the politics behind Biden giving his son an unfair advantage at the expense of the country. People want to know about that and Trump is all over it.

  89. @Jack D

    “White Europeans will surely all flee the Democrat Party in horror. They are leaving any day now, any day”

    aren’t they steadily leaving now? every election cycle another 1 or 2 percent of the vote shifts from democrats to republicans.

    not enough to save GOP, but it’s happening.

    the only europeans who will be left in the democrat party are the ancient old line democrats – Biden, Warren, and Sanders are all in their 70s. and wine moms. that will pretty much be it starting in the 2020s. hard to see anything but vibrant democrats from 2020 forward.

    those midwestern middle class representatives from Ohio and so on will be fewer and farther between, getting the Jim Webb treatment. only the ultra cucks, fags, and kooky weirdos like Tim Kaine will remain.

  90. Olorin says:
    @R.G. Camara

    Are Democrats now openly calling for trials with secret witnesses?????

    No. That implies actual witnesses. Which we already know the Dems don’t have in the present case, for if they did, it wouldn’t have been necessary to change the rules so that “whistle-blowing” was redefined as “hearsay” or “gossip” or “this week’s narrative memes designed to capture headlines, fill narrative empty space, and keep diverting attention from actual experience, expressed in speech or writing.”

    interviewing the person behind a curtain & obscuring his or her voice.

    My guess is that “interviewing behind a curtain” is like “bleaching” a hard drive. In this case a move toward Deep Fakery. Counterfeiting the oral, as well as the recorded, elements of due process.

  91. anon[253] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    It’s not a trial, it’s a hearing held by a Congressional committee.

    But not an actual impeachment. Because that would allow the Repubs to have subpoena powers to call people to testify. People like Hunter Biden and Joe Corn Pop. Lemon-face Pelosi does not want her own family called to talk about “money” and “Ukraine” in the same sentence, either.

    It’s all just this:

  92. @Corvinus

    lol. So I see Mr. Soros’s check cleared for the month, and you’re back to posting your disinformation. I do so love your low-IQ posts, little Soros bot.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  93. @peterike

    Impeachment Finds Andy Hardy

    One of his best.

    N.B. Gotta respect Mickey Rooney. Got to bang a young, fresh Ava Gardner and (likely) Judge Garland before she became the haggard mess of later years.

    N.B. 2: Alternate title: Vshinksy Finds Andy Hardy

  94. sayless says:
    @El Dato

    I like “catastrophically insensitive”. Meaning not run-of-the-mill, happens-to-all-of-us, my-feelings -got-hurt-but-it-don’t-matter-it’s-alright.

    Because: Genuine feelings and deeply held, pertaining to serious people, were hurt. Think of the values!

    So the injury is catastrophic (for the perpetrator).

    I don’t know what Stallman said, don’t care.

    Off to Chet Atkins.

    • Replies: @anon
  95. @Reg Cæsar

    No way. Next you’ll claim she needs a nose job. Oy.

  96. Corvinus says:
    @Prof. Woland

    “Actually, what this supposed “whistle-blower” is doing is making an unsubstantiated accusation…”

    Actually, the whistle-blower is making an accusation, one that requires corroboration and substantiation. You ASSUME that this accusation lacks merit.

    “that has just enough plausibility that the Democratically controlled House of Representatives can entangle the President in a Congressional investigation that will divert his attention from running the country”

    Trump and his cronies put himself in this position.

    “Russian-Hooker-Pee-Dossier-Hoax”

    That would be Fake News on your part.

    “Barring any real crimes, they will make them up.”

    More Fake News on your part.

  97. Corvinus says:
    @R.G. Camara

    You are still hyperventilating. Breathe in and out. Deep breaths. Use the brown paper bag I gave you.

    • Replies: @R.G. Camara
  98. anon[253] • Disclaimer says:
    @sayless

    I like “catastrophically insensitive”.

    Let’s hold that thought and tie it back to the original posting.

  99. Corvinus says:
    @Alden

    “What is illegal about the president of the USA speaking with the President of another country about a corruption investigation an American is involved in?”

    First, the former Ukrainian prosecutor stated that Hunter Biden did not violate anything. Second, the President did not offer a modicum of evidence that a crime was committed. Third, it is the Ukraine’s responsibility to investigate its own internal matters. Fourth, it appears that a quid pro quo was established by Trump–reopen a closed investigation lest that nation lose American aid.

    “So what?? The weather service over estimated how far north west the hurricane would go. The president used the existing weather service map. A few hours later the hurricane stopped south east of estimated. OMG!!!!! The president used a weather service map that wasn’t totally accurate.”

    Actually, after drawing criticism for inaccurately warning over the weekend that Alabama could get hit by Hurricane Dorian — even after government meteorologists disputed that was the case — President Donald Trump on held up a map that appeared to have a line drawn on it in black making it seem as if he had been right all along. He wasn’t. He engaged in purposeful deception, like yourself.

    “The more the White hating Jews of the media hurl insane accusations against Trump, the more votes he’ll get next November.”

    Are Jews under your bed and in your closet? I also NOTICE that you are neglecting to offer evidence to your claim that you have read hundreds of thousands of books. I wonder why you are clearly avoiding that inquiry…

  100. Corvinus says:
    @El Dato

    LOL, the situation is not an apples to apples comparison. If Obama was in Trump’s shoes–making a pitch to a foreign nation to get dirt on potential political opponent–Republicans would be calling for an investigation and protections for the whistleblower. That is the exact situation I am referring to.

    • Replies: @anon
  101. anon[273] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    making a pitch to a foreign nation to get dirt on potential political opponent

    That’s what outfits like Fusion GPS are for. As you should know, if you pay attention.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  102. @Corvinus

    rofl. poor little Soros-monkey, once called out, can only resort to sad attempts at deflection while he hyperventilates at the idea of letting his paymaster down. Breath into your little brown safety bag, little one. The one Mr. Brock gave you.

  103. @Anonymous

    It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine.

  104. @Harry Baldwin

    Have the people who consider it absurd that Trump accuses Biden of corruption heard the tape where Biden is bragging about withholding a billion dollars from the Ukraine unless it fires a certain prosecutor? Is that tape only heard on the Sean Hannity show? If you heard that tape, how is it possible to deny that Biden is corrupt? Do his defenders think there was an uncorrupt reason why it was so important to him to get a prosecutor fired in another country where his son had a lucrative sinecure?

    Yes, they do.

  105. Mr. Anon says:
    @Jack D

    Yes, thanks for the talmudic hair-splitting. Nothing is what you think it is, etc., etc., etc. It’s boring by now.

    And it is – frankly – bulls**t. What is obviously the point is the Democrats renouncing all those principles they purport to believe in, like the Bill of Rights. Yes, we know they don’t really believe in them. And it’s worth pointing that out.

    And, anyway, if the incorporation doctrine applies to the States, then it damned well ought to apply to Congress too.

  106. Mr. Anon says:
    @Bragadocious

    This individual isn’t a whistleblower at all. He or she is a mole still working for Brennan, sent on an errand.

    I was going to say: he is an errand boy, sent by grocery clerks, to collect a bill. But El Dato meme-blocked me.

  107. El Dato says:

    Talking about whistleblowers…

    “Cybersecurity Awareness” is now no longer

    “Keeping the TLA out of my system (and having TLAs abide by some code, like the law or ethics)”

    but

    “Keeping information about surveillance state/surveillance capitalism shenanigans in and well covered”

    (Did I mention that Twitter has sold your phone number that you gave them to advertisers and labeled this an “accident”? I really think Twitter is a manifestation of the Archfiend on Earth)

  108. Corvinus says:
    @anon

    ‘That’s what outfits like Fusion GPS are for.’

    Which, in September 2015, The Washington Free Beacon, a conservative political website, hired it to do opposition research on Trump and other Republican presidential candidates. In spring 2016 when Trump had emerged as the probable Republican candidate, the Free Beacon stopped funding investigation into Trump.

    As you should know, if you pay attention.

    Furthermore, Trump and his team are directly trying to find dirt on their opposition, which is reportedly to be illegal and is under the purview of Congress to investigate.

    As you should know, if you pay attention.

  109. @Corvinus

    Which statute are you referring to, Soros bot?

    It’s fun to watch you red diaper babies melt down under the weight of your own delusions.

  110. Corvinus says:

    “Which statute are you referring to, Soros bot?”

    Looks like we have sock puppet. Thanks for trolling, R.G. Camera. You had referred me in those exact terms before and act/talk exactly like her.

  111. @Corvinus

    Actually, the law affords members of our institutions, in this case an independent federal agency, to come forward with information if a crime against the Constitution is being committed.

    What law?

    What crime?

  112. Anonymous[190] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    All pols try to find dirt on their enemies. It’s what they do. WHOGAS?

  113. @El Dato

    I think those are tan nylons.

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