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The Left Is Setting The Stage
For A Coup If Trump Wins

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 9/12/2020 4:58:23 AM

It’s been hard to miss the steady drumbeat of articles and think-pieces over the past few months about Election Day war games and post-election planning underway on the left, rooted in obsessive fears that President Trump will refuse to accept an electoral loss, triggering a constitutional crisis and maybe even widespread civic unrest, all in a desperate attempt to cling to power. “The Left Secretly Preps for MAGA Violence After Election Day,” reads a recent headline at The Daily Beast. “Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?” asks another recent piece at The Nation. “Is America in the Early Stages of Armed Insurgency?” frets Slate.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL 9/12/2020 5:27:05 AM (No. 538149)
All I can say is, a coup better not happen. People in this country are at the end of our patients with the riots, destruction, crude behavior, etc. A small group of people that are being funnel millions of dollars by corporations, media, actor/actresses, billionaires, foreign countries at the direction of the democrat party will pay the price if they come after us or our president. I pray they are not stupid enough to try something like this but........
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 9/12/2020 5:35:21 AM (No. 538153)
I stand with Our President and the Constitution of this Country. To those who wish to distort or destroy it, watch out...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley 9/12/2020 6:00:30 AM (No. 538165)
Seems unlikely. Despite the saber rattling and bluster, they would have no backing from the military or police, and certainly none from the portion of the country that owns the guns and knows how to use them. They are nothing more than city blowhards flailing their arms around and talking big while backing up.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rinktum 9/12/2020 6:12:00 AM (No. 538169)
All this talk of violence should the President be re-elected is a pathetic attempt to suppress the vote. The vast majority of Americans do not want violence and would not allow the demented democrats and their comrades in the media along with these violent prone groups to take from them their right to choose who will lead this country. There are some who would think twice about voting for the President if they believed their cities and towns would turn into Portland or Seattle. These are who this rhetoric is directed. We must never allow intimidation to be used as a reason to make such an important decision. The left are bullies and right now they believe they have the upper hand because of the defiant statement they are making with this violence. However, reasonable Americans are fed up and they will do whatever is necessary to protect their vote. Count on it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: anniebc 9/12/2020 6:13:14 AM (No. 538170)
It's nothing more than attempted voter intimidation, just like the riots.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: F15 Gork 9/12/2020 7:19:22 AM (No. 538210)
Martial Law - arrest and charge with sedition.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Strike3 9/12/2020 7:33:24 AM (No. 538219)
They have been failing completely in an ongoing four-year coup attempt. What makes them think they can accomplish another one in a few months? The American people will finally do that housecleaning that is long overdue and will not hesitate to sweep out all of the trash with our semi-automatic brooms. Maybe we should call their hand and invite them to try.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: dst4life 9/12/2020 7:38:15 AM (No. 538223)
FTA: "In that scenario, California, Oregon, and Washington then threatened to secede from the United States if Mr. Trump took office as planned,” writes Smith," Interesting. You mean the three states that are on fire? Gee, you can't make this stuff up.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TCloud 9/12/2020 7:58:14 AM (No. 538251)
Not one AR on the shelves said the Manager. I pointed to an object behind him and behold a lone black rifle with price tag. A Colt M4 LE on consignment and I immediately wanted and purchased. Like NIB! I am a little older now, retired and live with comfort and still not satisfied that I am not over prepped! Hell Raisers get no respect from me and mine. Been like that since Cain and Able!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: BarryNo 9/12/2020 8:05:22 AM (No. 538258)
And the rest of us are preparing for war. And we'll win. Even against the entire world.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 9/12/2020 8:36:26 AM (No. 538287)
This article outlines the despiration and insanity of the Left. THEY are correct, no matter what, and NO Trump victory, no matter how vast, can ever be accepted. If Trump had overwhelming victories in popular and Electoral college votes, the Left would declare the outcome was unacceptable because they didn't win. Period. Then they go into war game strategy to fight the awful things Trump might do to enforce his illegal victory; remember, per the dems, ANY Trump victory is illegal. Yet, THEY are the ones rioting. THEY are the ones with the fake Russian meme for 3 years. THEY are ones that ginned up a fraudulent impeachment vote. THEY are the ones that use DEEP STATE resources to manipulate and lie. THEIR media is the one that is relentlessly negative and provides nonstop lies provided by "anonymous" sources. Meanwhile, Trump has gone to extraordinary efforts to stay within the law. The despiration and craziness of the Left is PROOF that Trump is doing the right things and IS effective. The dems KNOW if Trump is in office another 4 years that much of the progressive agenda accomplished in the last few decades will be rolled back and replaced with a Conservative and successful agenda by Trump. The success will be obvious to the voters, especially minorities, who will now KNOW what the American Dream promises and CAN provide. Socialist/Communist dems have nothing to offer to successful Americans. Therefore the only way for the dems to grab power is to destroy the Country, something they appear more and more willing to do by any means possible.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Daisymay 9/12/2020 8:52:02 AM (No. 538311)
Lately, I have heard the word Insurrection bandied around. I think Trump probably already knows what he will do if there is an uprising against the government if he is re-elected. The President has the right to call up the "Militia". If the BLM and Antifa decided to start RIOTS, I think they are going to meet a whole difference resistance! No more Mayors or governors telling the Police to stand down, don't use any force or anything else to deter the Rioters. No more catch and release by the lawyers. No! This time it will be the Military. They will come prepared to use anything they need to stop the Riot! They will catch and let the Government detain, try and Jail those Rioters. They are in for a Big surprise if they think they are going to continue burning buildings. Not this time, guys, not going to happen!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/12/2020 8:54:42 AM (No. 538314)
FTA - "Now, 160 years later, we face what could be a similar crisis. There’s a rich irony in the elite assumption that post-election violence will come from “right-wing militias” or “vigilante groups,” when the last three months of rioting and looting by Antifa and Black Lives Matter activists have in some ways been a dress rehearsal for what the left is planning in November. You don’t need to read between the lines to understand this, you just need to take these people at their word." The corporate and billionaire funders of these groups will be rounded up and put away. Don't be stupid, lefties.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 4freedom 9/12/2020 8:57:16 AM (No. 538319)
ANTIFA, BLM are being armed up at an alarming rate, they are gearing up for war basically. An arms shipment to BLM was recently busted coming from the Chinese. Their tactic is to run around at night, kill as many whites as possible then disperse into the night. Bongino spoke of this recently. You can bet Soros is involved.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: smokincol 9/12/2020 8:59:29 AM (No. 538321)
they can't even wipe their collective noses if there is no democrat majority in the House and Senate. the main thing for each of us is to get to the polls, in person, and vote non-democrat. let's try to salvage this country that our historic President has begun to make great again. TRUMP 2020 and beyond (if not him, his policies)
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Reply 16 - Posted by: gone2pot 9/12/2020 9:10:27 AM (No. 538333)
FTA; "At that point in the scenario, the nation stopped looking to the media for cues, and waited to see what the military would do.” The media will never LET the nation stop looking for cues and will by design, help the Marxists force the military to force Trump out of office. FTA; "the day after the election, they might contest the results and trigger lengthy litigations and ballot recounts, working in the meantime to come up with enough absentee ballots to put Biden over the edge." The author's been listening to Glenn Beck and his guests for the past three months. FTA; " The left simply cannot imagine an election in which Trump doesn’t win by cheating, " Hellloooo? Can you say transference? The Marxists have only been accusing Trump of doing exactly what they have done or are what they are in the process of doing EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. for four years. FTA"There’s a rich irony in the elite assumption that post-election violence will come from “right-wing militias” or “vigilante groups,” when the last three months of rioting and looting by Antifa and Black Lives Matter activists have in some ways been a dress rehearsal for what the left is planning in November." Thanks Captain Obvious. Sure glad no one knew the Marxists were going to do this the day after the fifteenth day of masks and lock downs back in March just like the GOP had no idea how to get their hands on the full Steele dossier over one year after the pdf was downloadable from several sites, starting with ZeroHedge in January, 2017. NOW, the issue isn't the ridiculously obvious Howie Kurtz points about TIP in this article. The issue is where in the hell are the Republicans who all KNOW and have known since March that the Marxists are going to commit sedition out in the open and illegally try to remove Trump from office after he wins? Their whimpers are drowning out the crickets.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: little guy 9/12/2020 9:13:42 AM (No. 538335)
As John Paul Jones once said, before he captured the British ship that demanded HIS surrender: "I have not yet begun to fight!". We are quietly sitting here hoping the police are allowed to do their jobs. If they can't --- we will gladly help them out. Like the Minutemen of 1776, we haven't been called to arms ... yet. But if needed, many will respond and be there. The Left will find out what Crazy Horse discovered circa 1877 about "white privilege". You're pushing us too far.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: franq 9/12/2020 9:28:20 AM (No. 538357)
Shoot, we're at war now. Wife made mention of a Facebook post relating to how states are closing their borders to travel. When does that ever happen? Hmmm....
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Are You Serious 9/12/2020 9:29:26 AM (No. 538359)
It appears that is it time for America-loving people to arm themselves for the coming civil war....and remember....take no prisoners.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: BarryNo 9/12/2020 9:34:30 AM (No. 538367)
Let me get this straight: the Democrats are threatening, if Trump wins, to destroy those cities and parts of the country they control? Have they already conceded then?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Kafka2 9/12/2020 9:51:52 AM (No. 538384)
FTA: “Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?” ... “Is America in the Early Stages of Armed Insurgency?” It is amazing to me how consistent the Democrats are in accusing the Republicans of being guilty of what the Democrats are doing. The Democrats claim that President Trump and the Republicans are responsible for thousands of deaths from Covid-19. Yet it was the Democrats that forced Covid-19 patients into elder care facilities resulting in the deaths of thousands and encouraged people to party in large groups and ignore safety measures suggested by the Trump administration, thus, increasing the spread of Covid-19 infections.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: earlybird 9/12/2020 10:11:17 AM (No. 538410)
Various articles on this have been circulating here for days. The most detailed was this one. which included their plan. Posted a few days ago at LCom. ""Bipartisan" Washington Insiders Reveal Their Plan For Chaos If Trump Wins The Election” A group of Democratic Party insiders and former Obama and Clinton era officials as well as a cadre of “Never Trump” neoconservative Republicans have spent the past few months conducting simulations and “war games” regarding different 2020 election “doomsday” scenarios. Per several media reports on the group, called the Transition Integrity Project (TIP), they justify these exercises as specifically preparing for a scenario where President Trump loses the 2020 election and refuses to leave office, potentially resulting in a constitutional crisis. However, according to TIP’s own documents, even their simulations involving a “clear win” for Trump in the upcoming election resulted in a constitutional crisis, as they predicted that the Biden campaign would make bold moves aimed at securing the presidency, regardless of the election result. This is particularly troubling given that TIP has considerable ties to the Obama administration, where Biden served as Vice President, as well as several groups that are adamantly pro-Biden in addition to the Biden campaign itself. More here:a
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Trapper 9/12/2020 10:32:09 AM (No. 538437)
Click bait. It's why I don't follow the Federalist.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Chuzzles 9/12/2020 10:44:27 AM (No. 538452)
They are trying desperately to set it up so they can hold the nation hostage again post election. We need to crush them absolutely in any way we can. Vote like your life and the life of this nation depends on it. Because it truly does.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: StrikingViking 9/12/2020 10:51:10 AM (No. 538459)
As always, the Democrats accuse Republicans of doing what the Democrats are doing. It's called "projection" and they are the poster children of the phenomenon. Gore conceded to Bush and then reneged and spent the next several weeks in court and the next 8 years claiming Bush was not a legitimate President. Hillary fought the 2016 results in court and by trying to subvert the Electoral College and then spent the next 4 years claiming Trump was not a legitimate President. Now they are painting a Trump win as a "red mirage" (i.e. Trump got more votes but if we can extend the voting deadline a few weeks we can always scrape up enough "votes" to give us power.)
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Reply 26 - Posted by: curious1 9/12/2020 11:24:28 AM (No. 538491)
If they truly are stupid enough to go all-in on their civil war drama, they forget the leftard media types will be priority targets. Along with the globalist funders behind the scenes such as soros, steyer, bloomberg, et al. That might cool their ardor for a civil insurrection event, if the talking heads and their fellow travelers and funders start getting their hair mussed.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: incbrm 9/12/2020 11:46:30 AM (No. 538522)
President Trump has never said or done one thing to indicate a reluctance to comply with a peaceful transition of government [which I hope is not necessary!]. This is the steady drumbeat of liberals trying, once again, to fabricate a narrative that has no basis in fact.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: BillW. 9/12/2020 12:46:28 PM (No. 538576)
The so-called "Democrat Party" has so corrupted our entire system of governance and law by their vile, seditious acts, it is no longer legitimate. It has attempted to take over our country in a coup, revolution (or whatever we want to call it), and should not be allowed to continue its lawlessness (criminal impeachment, riots, arson, murder, lying propaganda media) and intended electoral fraud. Mr. President: Declare Martial Law, cancel the 2020 election and end all efforts at dealing with an opposition led by anti-American Marxists. --Veterans for Trump ”
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Reply 29 - Posted by: starboard 9/12/2020 2:06:30 PM (No. 538645)
President Trump should it make it perfectly clear if mayors and governors get in the way, the Federal government will not pay for their destruction. People have to get organized like we did with the Tea Party. This will require competent leadership to step up in a big way like they did on Flight 93. We need to be strong and fearless in the face of evil.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Mike6 9/12/2020 2:11:13 PM (No. 538649)
Obama/Bernie Democrats are Lenin Bolsheviks. My Russian Grandfather was executed in 1926 in the Moscow Lubliana Prison, after a fake Show Trail. He was hard working railroad engineer and nothing more. He had worked on the TransSiberian Rialroad. The Biden, Harris, Obama, Big Mike and Hillary bums are accusing US of "Systemic Racism" Will they send US DEPLORABLES to DemocRat Show Trails in New York and Los Angeles? Kamala Harris slept her way to the top with her legs up. If she is chosen to be our chief judge and jury, will she decide to send US to re-location camps in the Mohave desert?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: mc squared 9/12/2020 2:46:04 PM (No. 538676)
During the Civil War, Lincoln had the support of the Union military. I haven't seen anything that makes me believe the Pentagon or top Military brass would follow their oaths if directed by DJT.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 9/12/2020 2:52:29 PM (No. 538679)
Reading more chest thumping and endless saber rattling here yet again. Time to come to Jesus as the saying goes... I know, and all of you know.... not one of us will lift a single finger if the is a coup, not one finger. A year ago if an article had been posted that for the better part of 2020 we would be locked in our homes, not allowed out to shop or socialize, forced upon pain of arrest and a fine to wear a face mask...rioting in cities for months, lawlessness with out end, destruction on an unimaginable scale.... There would have been ENDLESS postings of outrage, fighting back, try me, not in the America I know!!! And yet, here we are. Believe me when I tell you that if there is a coup we will all quietly submit. The proof is in the pudding. We have submitted already. You cannot argue with cold hard facts.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Italiano 9/12/2020 2:59:28 PM (No. 538682)
For decades now the left has been convinced that they own the streets and the violence option, because historically they have. We have allowed it. In recent months, we have also seen the impotence of complicit elected officials, the active encouragement of the Democrat party and the restraints placed on law enforcement, who can preserve and protect no one. When that changes, and it is going to, game over.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: garyhope 9/12/2020 3:46:56 PM (No. 538725)
After the election that Trump will probably win by a great margin, the left will go ape poop and the lefties will be out in the streets "protesting" (rioting, looting, trashing things, setting fires) before the real Americans come out with lots and lots of guns and ammo and shoot the crap out of the "protestors", rioters, thugs, criminals, traitors etc. They will be joined by the police and National guard and I hope the 101st and 82nd Airborne with tanks, armored vehicle and automatic weapons. I don't care if every leftist in the country suffers the consequences of their treason.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Luke21 9/12/2020 4:41:48 PM (No. 538766)
This is fear porn. The people are against them. They are bleeding support and voters every day. The fires in California are representative of the Green New Deal and one party rule. I have to think that the president has several plans of action when the Democrats launch their coup. In the past, the Dems have kept their plans secret. This time, they are in the open. They want the element of surprise, and this is the opposite. People are sick of them. They are running a clown and a prostitute, with a campaign of chattering media crows.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: geoguy 9/12/2020 9:41:32 PM (No. 538943)
If it's a civil war who do we go after? Democrats? All Democrats? Our neighbors? What does it mean to "go after?" Do we wait for the wilding to run through our neighborhoods before we defend ourselves? These are the questions I keep asking myself.
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Senate Republicans hoping to go on offense this week found themselves instead playing defense once again because of controversial remarks by President Trump — this time to Watergate reporter Bob Woodward. It was a familiar dilemma for GOP senators used to being chased by reporters over their thoughts on Trump’s latest furor, but in this case it came with terrible timing — eight weeks before an election in which the Senate is on the line and as they hoped to call attention to Democrats blocking a coronavirus relief bill Thursday on a procedural motion.
Portland Mayor Bans Police Use of
Tear Gas After 100 Days of Rioting
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Posted by ConservativeYogini 9/12/2020 6:52:56 PM Post Reply
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has banned the use of tear gas on rioters in the Oregon city. [snip] have used tear gas to quell riots over nearly four months. “We need something different. We need it now,” the mayor wrote, adding: It’s time for everyone to reduce the violence in our community. We all want change. We all have the opportunity and obligation to create change. We all want to focus on the fundamental issue at hand–justice for Black people and all people of color. Wheeler said his administration and Oregon’s Legislature are seeking “safer alternatives” to the nonlethal gas.
Democrat Nancy Pelosi: Trump Securing
Peace Deals In Middle East Is
‘A Distraction’
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Posted by Imright 9/12/2020 1:40:26 AM Post Reply
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) claimed on Friday that President Donald Trump’s recent success in securing peace deals in the Middle East was nothing more than “a distraction.”“How much credit do you give the President of the United States for these peace agreements?” CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked.“Well, hopefully they won’t—hopefully they will beneficial [sic] to the region,” Pelosi said. “We’ve been waiting for a very long time for the president’s proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement that honored the two state solution. It was coming in two weeks, it was coming in two months, it was coming in six months—it still hasn’t come in any way that has
Endorsement: Joe Biden isn’t just ‘anybody
but Trump.’ He’s the right fit for our
polarized time
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Posted by earlybird 9/13/2020 5:25:36 PM Post Reply
This year’s presidential election confronts voters with the most consequential choice they have faced in decades, and for many, their lifetimes: between a divisive, authoritarian-leaning incumbent and a seasoned patriot who brings not only five decades of experience, ability and commitment to American values, but also bold ideas at a time of national crisis. Nothing less than the health of our constitutional democracy is at stake. So stark is the contrast between Donald Trump and Joe Biden that we feel compelled to announce our endorsement of the Democratic nominee and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, now, at what is traditionally the beginning of the fall campaign and before
The Left Is Setting The Stage
For A Coup If Trump Wins
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Posted by Pluperfect 9/12/2020 4:58:23 AM Post Reply
It’s been hard to miss the steady drumbeat of articles and think-pieces over the past few months about Election Day war games and post-election planning underway on the left, rooted in obsessive fears that President Trump will refuse to accept an electoral loss, triggering a constitutional crisis and maybe even widespread civic unrest, all in a desperate attempt to cling to power. “The Left Secretly Preps for MAGA Violence After Election Day,” reads a recent headline at The Daily Beast. “Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?” asks another recent piece at The Nation. “Is America in the Early Stages of Armed Insurgency?” frets Slate.
Startling anonymous post from a claimed
Biden ex-staffer lays out the alleged
depths of his dementia
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Posted by Magnante 9/13/2020 9:52:47 AM Post Reply
Normally, I would spurn the idea of citing an anonymous post that purports to contain inside information on a presidential candidate. But two factors currently weigh on my mind, causing me to make an exception. One is that MSM Trump-haters have no compunction at all over relying exclusively on anonymous sources (snip) But the other factor is more serious and directly relevant to the anonymous post I am about to cite. The Biden campaign clearly is hiding their candidate from exposure to circumstances that might test his mental acuity and vigor on a sustained basis. We now have direct evidence that the campaign has been deceiving the public by using a teleprompter
What Life Is Like In California’s
Post-Apocalyptic Landscape
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Posted by MissMolly 9/13/2020 4:16:51 AM Post Reply
I woke up in the morning wondering about the dark red rays coming from behind the curtain. While I expected the darkened sky, the degree of darkness and the fact that I couldn’t smell fire surprised me. Northern California fires have become increasingly common over the last decade as a consequence of mismanaging the environment. Native Americans staged controlled burns to safeguard their villages and create favorable hunting conditions. We failed to emulate that practice, and, as even Mother Jones concedes, so much fuel accumulated in the wilderness that megafires began burning year after year.
Guy poops in Pelosi’s driveway, live streams it 30 replies
Posted by TipperMart 9/13/2020 1:28:11 PM Post Reply
San Francisco, Calif. -- The Poopalosi protestor live streamed this performance piece from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s residence in the posh Presidio Terrace neighborhood on YouTube. Believe it or not, thanks to District Attorney Chesa Boudin, this act is quasi-legal in San Francisco. When Boudin, a public defender who ran on an anti-police campaign platform, was elected in 2019, he promised not to prosecute so-called “quality of life” crimes, including public urination, defecation and prostitution. Within hours of posting on Friday, Lifes Mavrek, the moniker on YouTube of this Cuban-American vagabond, raised thousands of dollars and generated tens of thousands of views.
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