Daily review 29/10/2020

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  1. joe90 1

    I guess the dog ate Tuck's October surprise.

    https://twitter.com/NikkiMcR/status/1321608091503366144

    • Andre 1.1

      Obviously the Deep State intercepted the texts and diverted his package through Hillary's email server where all the Hunter dirt was acid-bleached out and turned into fake mail ballots for Senile Joe.

      • ianmac 1.1.1

        Maybe the packet sent was empty before leaving?

        And no one could believe that there is only one copy of these damning documents. Could they?

        • ianmac 1.1.1.1

          Donald Trump's adviser and personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani went on Fox Business today to hype up his allegations against Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.

          It went hopelessly off the rails.

          Giuliani has been pursuing allegations of corruption against the Bidens for a long time – most notably, he travelled to Ukraine last year to search for evidence involving the energy company Burisma.

          He is the one who provided material purportedly from Hunter's laptop to The New York Post, sparking its first story on the matter a couple of weeks ago.

          https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/rudy-giuliani-blows-up-as-interviewer-grills-him-on-hunter-biden-allegations/IHY5W7AHV4QUOM2CBD6IMN6MLY/

          • Andre 1.1.1.1.1

            Did he spend a lot of the interview tucking his shirt in?

          • ianmac 1.1.1.1.2

            And the planned expose of Biden's crime was written and arranged by a team of Trump's men. They were very upset when the Conservative Wall Street Journal refused to publish questioning the veracity. That's where Rudi Guiliana (above) blew up but still didn't produce the proof.

            https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/trump-had-one-last-story-to-sell-the-wall-street-journal-wouldnt-buy-it/H4ZH7GSBW6UBABTBKCVZ6SWCWY/

            • Andre 1.1.1.1.2.1

              But, but, courageous truth-telling real journalists like Johnathan Cook and Matt Taibbi assure that these allegations must be seriously considered and maybe guide our voting choices. And that no mainstream outlet is putting the story all over their front pages is just more proof of how controlled they are by their owners and masters that are conspiring to put Biden in the Oval Office so they can continue their hidden control.

              • Ad

                those guys are just histrionic nut jobs.

                I'm really looking forward to more people from the Trump administration getting indictments. Just like these ones about the Russian undermining of US democratic process:

                https://www.businessinsider.com.au/who-has-been-charged-in-russia-investigation-mueller-trump-2017-12?r=US&IR=T

                • Roger Stone. Mayor Trump political hit-man. Indicted and in jail.
                • Michael Cohen. Trump's personal lawyer. Indicted and in jail.
                • Paul Manafort. Trump's campaign Chairman. Indicted and in jail.
                • Konstantin Kilimnik. Russian intelligence bagman. Indicted.
                • Sam Patten. Republican lobbyist for Trump. Working on behalf of Russia.
                • Rick Gates. Business partner of Paul Manafort. Indicted and guilty.
                • George Papadopoulos. Trump campaign adviser and Russian stooge. Indicted and guilty.
                • Michael Flynn. Trump National Security adviser. Indicted and fired.
                • 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian companies. Indicted.
                • Richard Pinedo. Guilty of essentially assisting all the Russians.
                • Alex van der Zwaan. lawyer assisting Manafort and Gates. Indicted and guilty.
                • 12 Russian intelligence officers. Hacking the Democratic National Committee. indicted and sent home.

                Trump confirmed that Russian meddling deserved the charges after denying it.

                But he and his family will be next. They can all fuck off to jail.

                https://www.businessinsider.com.au/trump-putin-comments-helsinki-walkback-misspoke-2018-7

                There’s still a few godawful fools commenting on this site who deny that all of this has even occurred. They are just fucking idiots.

                And next Wednesday will be the start of ripping off those Denier scabs.

                • Andre

                  those guys are just histrionic nut jobs

                  I think that comment is very unfair. Seems to me they have a very finely calculated sense of exactly what kind of shameless propaganda their target convergence moonbat audience will swallow most easily. That's something different to being nut jobs.

                  Those fucking fools you refer to will forever be fucking fools, no matter how many scabs get ripped off.

                  What kind of route do you see to putting America's Number One Crime Family into the jail they so richly deserve?

                  I can't imagine Biden or Harris being willing to do anything that might possibly connect them to an effort like that, because of its potential for divisiveness, and their brand is all about bringing America back together.

                  Maybe Congress might take it up and appoint some kind of presidential crimes commission and fill it full of old-skool Republicans.

                  Otherwise, it would have to be states that do it, probably New York leading the charge.

                  • Ad

                    Fine. Moonbat nutjobs.

                    We'll talk on Thursday about options for Attorney General.

                    Then the IRS can really start on the Trump family.

    • McFlock 1.2

      It reminds me of some nutbar "documentary" I saw years ago about Noah's Ark. Dude reckoned he'd found it on Mt Ararat, and had taken sooo many photos as proof. His climbing buddy was taking a few last pictures of dude and the ark, when the photographer stepped back too far and fell off a cliff, taking their camera with him. But they had found Noah's Ark, honest!

    • UncookedSelachimorpha 1.3

      The dog ate it. Honest.

  2. joe90 2

    A face eating play with it, rub its belly and take pictures leopard party.

    https://twitter.com/WPLGLocal10/status/1321576587180052482

    • Andre 2.1

      Leopards are a hard nope from me.

      I've given cheetahs a good rub behind the ears and on the cheeks and down the back, and had one flick its head around and give me a play nip on the hand with teeth that looked the size of baby carrots, all while it was purring like my diesel Land Rover idling. I'd do that again anytime.

      Give me an hour of playtime with servals or a lifetime supply of fine chocolate, and I'd take the servals.

      But leopards are so scary fast and strong … nope, not happening.

  3. McFlock 3

    This is really disturbing. In 1976, someone in Australia found a skeleton wearing a wool cardigan and shorts. The cops decided is was Aboriginal, so gave it to a museum. It turned out to have some European elements, so now they're investigating (albeit at glacial pace).

    I mean… fuck…

    • roy cartland 3.1

      What the actual, actual?!?! And the post, on the part of both Stuff and the SMH, makes no suggestion that this is in any way abnormal. "Fuck", is right.

  4. Draco T Bastard 4

    Smart children?

    The ministry said people “working very low hours and earning considerably less than the subsidy rate” were making windfall gains from the payment.

    “An example of a self-employed worker gaining a windfall payment through the scheme is eligible children and young people under 18 and below the tax threshold.

    “MSD has received several subsidy applications of this type from children who deliver newspapers or circulars,” the paper said.

    The paper said these children would “receive an amount through the subsidy far in excess of their usual income before Covid-19 for their self-employed work”.

    Or corrupt parents?

    David Seymore applauds the corruption and blames the victim:

    ACT leader David Seymour said he took his hat off to the children.

    “Hats off to these enterprising kids and the truth is the Government had to get money out the door quickly in an unexpected crisis so these kinds of oversights were inevitable,” Seymour said.

    Proving that he doesn't have the necessary ethical standards to be in government.

    • McFlock 4.1

      It's not corruption.

      The payments were intentionally crude to be fast. If someone lost a third of their income, they were eligible. Kids are earners too, and some of these kids would be bringing much needed money into a struggling household. And that's if we follow the deserving/undeserving worker line.

      Seymour is simply attacking welfare again.

      • Draco T Bastard 4.1.1

        People applying for that which they're not entitled to is corruption and many of those kids weren't entitled to it.

        Considering that the kids probably didn't think of doing so (14 yo doing paper runs?) and so it was probably the parents idea and coaching.

        And Seymore is applauding the corruption.

        • McFlock 4.1.1.1

          If they had a 30% drop in income because covid, they were entitled to it.

          If they weren't entitled to it and falsified the application in order to receive the money, that's fraud.

          But if they met the criteria, no worries.

          • Draco T Bastard 4.1.1.1.1

            The article clearly stated that they weren't entitled to it, that they didn't meet the criteria.

            • McFlock 4.1.1.1.1.1

              No, it said they made "windfall gains", not that they lied about their eligibility to receive the money.

              When you pay out at a flat rate and the eligibility criteria is a proportion ofe previous income, some people will get more than they otherwise would have, and some will get less.

    • PsyclingLeft.Always 4.2

      Hmmm the Parents could very well be ACT voters.

      • Draco T Bastard 4.2.1

        Yeah, that's what I'm thinking. Parents running their own business teaching their kids how to defraud the government.

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