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Bill Barr’s latest anti-Trump diatribe
explodes the myth that he’s a wise man

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Posted By: sagman, 11/20/2022 6:11:15 PM

The Bible holds that “Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise…” (Proverbs 17:28.) In the modern era, with attribution to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or others, that’s been reworked as “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.” Former Attorney General Bill Barr’s latest embittered statements about the documents the FBI stole from Mar-a-Lago place him squarely within that quotation. In the government, where it’s almost impossible to get fired, those who stick around long enough become respected, even revered. That’s especially true for attorneys who work in the Department of Justice.


Ms. Widburg obliterates Barr and his weaselly comments on the Trump Special Counsel. She fact checks him up the wazoo, to be somewhat indelicate.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scribelus 11/20/2022 7:15:39 PM (No. 1338793)
Barr, a great disappointment, is not a wise man. But he surely is a wise guy!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rich323 11/20/2022 7:33:11 PM (No. 1338801)
He’s a wise ass not anything close to intelligent. Remember this, very few, if any leadership positions in DC are filled with smart people. They are filled with family, political friends and acquaintances. None have the experience or knowledge to do their jobs. They rely on the peons, which they crap on and discard, to be their brains.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TCloud 11/20/2022 7:40:23 PM (No. 1338809)
When the Country needed an Iron Fisted AG we got instead a weenie limp wristed sucker!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/20/2022 7:48:01 PM (No. 1338818)
I have never met, or seen anyone refer to Barr as "wise". I have heard many negative things about him. The only thing he can claim is that he has the only foot wide face in the DC crowd---but he is broader front to back at the waist, than side to side - a phenomena.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 11/20/2022 8:10:32 PM (No. 1338828)
I caught that part of his diatribe mentioned in the article. I felt like stuffing his bagpipes up where the sun don’t shine! He has some axe to grind. What bitterness towards Trump. It’s probably because Trump didn’t listen to him for advice or any of the other career fools on the swamp because he’s smarter than all of them.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: nwcudagal 11/20/2022 8:23:40 PM (No. 1338833)
Fat Man Dum-dum
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Reply 7 - Posted by: chumley 11/20/2022 8:24:04 PM (No. 1338835)
I wish he would go away. Every time he opens his yap it is a reminder of one of Trump's Achille's heels; he makes horrible personnel choices.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: 3XALADY 11/20/2022 8:54:13 PM (No. 1338845)
At least the Tubby Tooter played a mean bagpipe. He didn't do so well in his other job.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 11/20/2022 8:54:16 PM (No. 1338846)
This pompous fool sure had me fooled. For a while.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 11/20/2022 8:58:30 PM (No. 1338848)
Don’t beat yourself up, #9. He had 99% of us fooled. (And good to see you, Sagman)
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Reply 11 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 11/20/2022 10:20:15 PM (No. 1338880)
Given his stupid logic, the sink emporer should be prosecuted for giving the public access to the GPS bands (read, "accuracy") that had been reserved for the military. Pretty sensitive stuff.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum 11/21/2022 12:17:36 AM (No. 1338919)
Barr is doing the bidding of the Deep State. It’s his job to pontificate on this issue with all the gravitas his former office affords him in an attempt to use his opinion as fact. If Barr says it, it must be true. Trump is guilty. This is just more political theater. Barr’s opinion does not matter a bit as the author perfectly points out. This is a legal matter with precedent well documented. Nice try, Ralphie. No cigar.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Sully 11/21/2022 4:45:25 AM (No. 1338959)
Barr should be answering 3:questions: 1) how did Epstein kill himself while in a secure federal joint under Barr's protection? 2) why did he tell the AG of a swing state to stop investing the 2020? 3) why did he say mail in balloting was Playing with Fire then unplug all the smoke alarms? 4) why can't he shut his extremely overworked pie hole? Ok 4 questions
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 5 handicap 11/21/2022 6:04:48 AM (No. 1338973)
When ones best friend is a "Dirty Cop", it screams Idiot! So it is with Bill Barr whose best friend is Robert Mueller. The very same dirty cop who worked fro the Irish mob in Boston by putting innocent men in prison for murders they didn't commit. Mueller has a litany of abuses during his entire career well before the Russia Fiasco.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ToryWhite 11/21/2022 6:07:41 AM (No. 1338974)
Barr is worried about his hide.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/21/2022 6:39:59 AM (No. 1338988)
I knew when he started prancing around in kilt that he was simply a swell who was part of the D.C. show.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: philsner 11/21/2022 7:34:28 AM (No. 1339009)
Give misinformation to a leftist propaganda outlet, then off to dinner.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/21/2022 7:41:48 AM (No. 1339015)
Only a two-faced pig would take a job offered to him by someone he hates. Barr fits the description. I must conclude that Barr took the AG job for some nefarious purpose. PS. A lot of people can pass the bar because they can memorize case law, not because they can understand it.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/21/2022 8:02:48 AM (No. 1339036)
Then using his logic it's amazing that he didn't raid the Presidential Library "stashes" of Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in search of "sensitive" information. This would be especially salient after Sandy Berger STOLE God-knows-what out of the National Archives just before Clinton's 9-11 Testimony, while security staff and cameras were in "idle mode."
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/21/2022 8:35:18 AM (No. 1339067)
Barr, you really and truly disgust me. Also, seems to me, Barr, that the homes where Obie, W, BJ, and Jimmah live should, too, be raided and they, too, should be investigated for having "sensitive" documents in their possession.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: lana720 11/21/2022 10:23:36 AM (No. 1339149)
Too many “probablies” to make that a valid interview. It’s a prime weasel word. Dodging the facts, principles and the LAW!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 11/21/2022 10:24:03 AM (No. 1339151)
I have a sorta of a reason why Barr would go off on President Trump since 2020. Barr has had a series of mini strokes and that unleased a torrent of bile from his soul. That happened to my father. He was holding it together before his mini strokes, but then, the poison from within was released, and out of his mouth, came hatred and lashing out to and for everyone. The filter was off! Think about it. Barr went from a reasonable AG to a vicious, nasty, mean person.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Zigrid 11/21/2022 11:25:59 AM (No. 1339196)
WE conservatives know all WE need to know about Barr ...he's a weasel that kept his daughters secure in their positions with the government...with failing to do his job...he and pence are Washington DC toads that sold out our country to the oligarchs in this world....and now the pentagon's war in the Ukraine has provided money to arms dealings and the people suffer at their amount of hiding the facts changes anything....
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Reply 24 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable 11/21/2022 7:42:44 PM (No. 1339523)
“Bill” has morphed into an apologist for the Deepers and the members of the Jihad Junta who staged a coup d’etat of the United States Government. It is truly sickening.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Heraclitus 11/21/2022 10:35:59 PM (No. 1339574)
I agree with #1. Barr gave some speeches characterized by soaring rhetoric, a high regard for our Constitution and even some praise for President Trump. But then, he turned, he turned against the Constitutional order he seemed to praise, and became a pestiferous nag, a "meddlesome busybody" one of the most obnoxious hectoring boobs in our tumultuous times. He could not, in the end, bring a calm, methodical environment of truth. When we have needed someone to stand against the rush of lies --a word almost losing its meaning because of the profusion of them-- Barr sputtered and petered out, a flickering blob of narcissism and egotism. Let' s face it, all of DC is the Mother Blob, in its core Democrats, but some Rinos absorbed, which creeps and oozes and fills the nooks and crannies with all its corrupting contagion. I do not see a way out of the miasma.
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