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    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/u...-indicted.html

    Indicted Missouri Governor Resists Pressure to Resign


    Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri, who is charged with invasion of privacy in connection with an extramarital affair, faced a revolt by week’s end from many fellow Republicans who demanded that he resign and prepared to take steps that could lead to impeachment.

    Mr. Greitens, just over a year into his first term, showed no sign of stepping down after his arrest on Thursday, but pressure was mounting and the implications were being felt beyond Missouri.

    On Friday, officials from the Republican Governors Association announced that Mr. Greitens was giving up a leadership position with the group. Mr. Greitens abruptly canceled a weekend trip to a meeting of governors in the Washington, D.C. area, where he had planned to visit the Pentagon and give a speech about veterans issues. And Missouri Republicans worried aloud that the scandal would hurt their party’s chances this fall in the battle to defeat Claire McCaskill, a Democrat whose United States Senate seat is seen as one of the most contested in the nation.

    Around the state on Friday, lawmakers from both parties urged Mr. Greitens to quit and lamented what they said was a lurid, time-consuming distraction from the business of governing Missouri.

    “This stuff is going to get worse before it gets better, and it’s going to get really, really, really bad,” said State Representative Nate Walker, a Republican who was once a supporter of Mr. Greitens but now says he should resign.

    With his police booking photo plastered across the front pages of Missouri newspapers on Friday, Mr. Greitens sought to portray the indictment as a politically motivated miscarriage of justice orchestrated by Kimberly M. Gardner, the Democratic prosecutor in St. Louis who brought the case before a grand jury. A contingent of allies of Mr. Greitens in the State Republican Party remained supportive on Friday, or stayed silent on the matter.
    Mr. Greitens, a first-time politician, had clashed with Republican lawmakers since taking office in January 2017. Mr. Greitens, a married father of two thought to have ambitions for higher office, admitted last month that he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected. But the governor has repeatedly denied reports that he took a compromising photo of the woman without permission and blackmailed her.

    The felony indictment handed up Thursday by a St. Louis grand jury accused Mr. Greitens, 43, of photographing a nude or partially nude person in 2015 without consent, a charge that carries up to four years in prison if he is convicted. The governor’s lawyers said that he violated no laws and that they were seeking to have the case dismissed.

    But Missouri lawmakers could begin deciding whether to impeach Mr. Greitens even before he appears in court, on March 16, in the criminal case. Lawmakers are expected to file resolutions asking for an investigation of the invasion of privacy allegations as early as Monday, when they return to Jefferson City, the capital. Such resolutions are required to start an impeachment process under Missouri law.


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    that's what makes him crazy? I thought it was the chips.

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    https://www.tennessean.com/story/new...ing/398440002/

    Nashville Mayor to be removed on Corruption charges

    https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/pol...yguard-n854031

    Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard.

    The rising Democratic star had been an extremely popular mayor with an ambitious agenda to transform the city into a major urban center when she stunned residents earlier this year by admitting to the affair. Her downfall was swift and she will be replaced Tuesday by the city's vice mayor.

    "While my time today as your mayor concludes, my unwavering love and sincere affection for this wonderful city and its great people will never come to an end," she said at a news conference shortly after she appeared before a judge.

    In court, Barry didn't say how she stole money from the city, but an investigation found that she was engaged in her relationship with her bodyguard while on city-paid trips. Authorities also found a nude photo and partially nude photo of a woman that were taken by the phone of her bodyguard, Sgt. Robert Forrest, while was on duty.

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation did not identify the woman in the photos and Barry has said that if the photos are of her, they were taken without her knowledge or permission.


    The nude and partially nude photos were shot last May and October, on days that Barry's travel schedule shows she was on separate Washington trips.

    The investigation into the mayor's affair came as the national outcry to call out sexual misconduct led to high-profile resignations from prominent elected officials and executives. Barry has said she doesn't want the affair to muddy the "Me Too" women's movement, since her affair was about middle-aged, consenting adults who had feelings for each other.

    Shortly after the mayor's resignation, Forrest pleaded guilty to the same felony theft charge and agreed to reimburse the city $45,000 that was paid to him as salary or overtime when he was not performing his duties as the mayor's security detail.

    The investigation found the photos in Forrest's work email and said they had been taken by his phone. There were also 260 deleted chats between Forrest's phone and Barry's phone number as well as 35 deleted call logs, an affidavit said.

    The mayor agreed to reimburse the city $11,000. Both Barry and Forrest were sentenced to three years of probation.

    "If you do what you're supposed to do you can have this matter dismissed and expunged," the judge told Barry.

    Barry, 54, was riding high when news broke in late January that she had been having an affair with Forrest, whose wife filed for divorce soon after the affair became public. Barry acknowledged the affair but denied any wrongdoing and rebuffed calls for her resignation.

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    https://www.vox.com/world/2018/3/8/1...chelles-russia
    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...t-we-know.html



    Donald Trump and Scandals. Yes as usual DOnald Trump is in Multiple scandals at the same time.

    One is the Stormy Daniels Scandal and the other a secret meeting with Russian backed people.

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    Here is Scandal 1 for Trump

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    Despite their insistence that there was “no collusion” with the Kremlin, Trump associates had plenty of secretive interactions with Russians. The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has evidence that a meeting in the Seychelles days before Donald Trump’s inauguration was an effort to set up a back channel between the Kremlin and the incoming administration. As you may recall, Jared Kushner previously admitted that he discussed the possibility of communicating privately with Moscow during the transition — though he said his goals were innocent, and the link was never established.

    The true nature and purpose of these efforts remain a mystery, but recent reports have shed more light on the push establish a link between Team Trump and the Russians in the months before the president was sworn in. Here’s what we know so far.

    Kushner, Flynn, and Kislyak Discuss Back Channel
    • There were several calls between Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., and Trump campaign officials Jared Kushner and Michael Flynn prior to Election Day, according to Reuters. In a statement before his closed-door appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee in July, Kushner said he had no recollection of these calls. Kushner initially failed to list dozens of contacts with foreign officials on his security-clearance form, and was recently stripped of his temporary top-secret clearance.

    • Kushner and Flynn secretly met with Kislyak in Trump Tower on December 1, 2016. Last spring the Washington Post reported that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities in the U.S. to establish a back channel for communication between the Trump transition and the Russian government. U.S. intelligence intercepted Kislyak describing the request to his superiors.

    Kushner told Congress that Kislyak raised the idea, saying he wanted to convey information from his “generals” about the Syrian civil war, but needed a secure line. Kushner said he suggested going through the Russian embassy, but nothing came of it:

    I believed developing a thoughtful approach on Syria was a very high priority given the ongoing humanitarian crisis, and I asked if they had an existing communications channel at his embassy we could use where they would be comfortable transmitting the information they wanted to relay to General Flynn. The Ambassador said that would not be possible and so we all agreed that we would receive this information after the Inauguration.

    • On December 1, Kushner, Flynn, and Kislyak also talked about setting up a meeting between a Trump associate and a Russian contact, according to the Post:

    In addition to their discussion about setting up the communications channel, Kushner, Flynn and Kislyak also talked about arranging a meeting between a representative of Trump and a “Russian contact” in a third country whose name was not identified, according to the anonymous letter.

    • Flynn resigned as Trump’s national-security adviser on February 13, 2017, saying he gave fellow administration officials “incomplete information” on his discussions with Kislyak regarding sanctions. On December 1, 2017, he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about those discussions during the transition, and he’s now working with Mueller.

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    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...say/406607002/

    Here is Scandal 2 for Trump

    WASHINGTON – The salacious details of Stormy Daniels' alleged affair with Donald Trump more than a decade ago have seeped out to the public, but the porn-star-turned-household-name has been barred from telling the story herself.

    That might soon change, according to legal experts, despite a temporary restraining order the president's legal team won last week against Daniels, who is fighting in court to tell her story about their alleged tryst.

    A legal document referred to as a "hush agreement" that she said she signed weeks before the 2016 presidential election keeps her from dishing on Trump, but it could paint the president in a corner, said Imre Szalai, a national expert on arbitration law with the Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.

    Trump and his legal team can try to keep Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, silent through arbitration — and his lawyers indicated that’s the preferred course.

    If the president admits being a party to an agreement that paid Daniels to stay quiet, the Federal Election Commission would probably view it as a violation of campaign finance law, Szalai wrote on his Outsourcing Justice blog.


    If Trump doesn't contest Daniels' ability to go public, she could embarrass the president, who's been accused of sexual harassment by several women and was recorded on a Hollywood Access tape boasting about grabbing women sexually.

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    Note I expect Donald Trump to create a new scandal to cover up the other 2 scandals mentioned here. Damn Trump is like Alex Jones the more somebody says they are in a scandal the more Alex Jones and Trump will come up with some new scandal that the public has not seen yet.

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    http://www.kmbc.com/article/missouri...esign/19755510

    Update on the Eric Greitens Scandal

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    https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/16/opini...tes/index.html

    http://money.cnn.com/2018/04/17/medi...fox/index.html

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/watc...yer-cohen.html

    Donald Trump Scandal Updates the Michael Cohen Scandal


    Not even Fox News knew that conservative commentator Sean Hannity was a client of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, until it was revealed in court Monday — and media ethics experts across the political spectrum are calling foul.

    Hannity is the host of a primetime opinion show on Fox News, as well as a conservative talk radio show. He regularly discusses the president's legal affairs, and has often defended Cohen amid his mounting legal conflicts, particularly in the wake of an April 9 raid on the lawyer's office and residence.

    Hannity, an outspoken Trump supporter who has a warm relationship with the president, never disclosed on air that he received legal services from Cohen.

    Samuel Freedman, a professor at Columbia Journalism School specializing in media ethics, said Hannity's omission was "clearly an ethical violation."

    "It's so blatant, it's not even a hard call," Freedman said, adding that he thinks Fox should cut ties with Hannity over the potential conflict of interest.

    "I don't think they'll do it, but I think they should fire him," Freedman said. "This is a major breach. This isn't even a hard call."

    It appeared to be a moot point Tuesday, however. Fox News said it still backed Hannity despite learning about his dealings with Cohen on Monday.

    "While Fox News was unaware of Sean Hannity's informal relationship with Michael Cohen and was surprised by the announcement in court yesterday, we have reviewed the matter and spoken to Sean and he continues to have our full support," the cable channel said in a statement.

    The mystery client
    The connection between Hannity and Cohen was uncovered at a federal court hearing on Monday, in which Cohen's lawyer was forced to reveal a recent Cohen client who had not been identified in an earlier court filing.

    Cohen had three clients between 2017 and 2018, according to the filing, but only two were named. One was Trump, whose lawyer, Joanna Hendon, also attended the hearing. The other was Elliott Broidy, a former Republican National Committee official who resigned following reports that Cohen brokered a nondisclosure deal worth $1.6 million with an ex-Playboy model who said she was impregnated by Broidy.

    Lawyers for Cohen were unable to provide a list of Cohen's clients in a hearing on Friday, but refused to name a third client in the Monday filing, saying it was "likely to be embarrassing or detrimental to the client."

    Judge Kimba Wood ordered Cohen's lawyer, Stephen Ryan, to disclose the name in court on Monday. Ryan reportedly drew audible gasps from the courtroom audience when he revealed that the third client was Hannity.

    It remains unclear whether Fox or iHeartMedia, which broadcasts Hannity's radio show, were aware that Hannity was Cohen's client prior to the courtroom admission. Representatives of iHeartMedia declined to comment on the news.

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    Shantel Krebs is the SD Secretary of State. She's running for the house. She's having a campaign event at the "Smoking Gun Shooting Range"

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    lol at Nestle being some vicious smiter, she's the nicest person on this site besides probably puzzld. Or at least the last person to resort to smiting.
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    Why on earth would I smite you when I can ban you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzld View Post
    Shantel Krebs is the SD Secretary of State. She's running for the house. She's having a campaign event at the "Smoking Gun Shooting Range"

    Shit like this is exactly why other countries think we're all crazy cowboys.
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    Ron was the best part, hands down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron_NYC View Post
    Shit like this is exactly why other countries think we're all crazy cowboys.
    They may not be wrong...
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    lol at Nestle being some vicious smiter, she's the nicest person on this site besides probably puzzld. Or at least the last person to resort to smiting.
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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...&noredirect=on

    Update a doctor who in the process to run the VA has a questionable record.

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    Rudy Giuliani is on the list today

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    https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/06/polit...ons/index.html

    How Giuliani is handling the Trump fiascos.

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    https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/22/polit...ion/index.html

    Candidate criticized for saying displaced Puerto Ricans shouldn't be able to vote in Florida

    A Republican congressional candidate is facing a backlash after saying that Puerto Ricans who moved to Florida in the wake of Hurricane Maria last year should not be able to register to vote in the state.
    Ward replied by saying, "First of all, I don't think they should be allowed to register to vote. It's not lost on me that, I think, the Democrat party's really hoping that they can change the voting registers in a lot of counties and districts, and I don't think they should be allowed to do that."

    The candidate went on to say that "we should be looking to put the Puerto Ricans back in their homes. The idea that they can come to the mainland United States, I don't necessarily have a problem with that, but I think we should be thinking about it in terms of getting them back home and providing the capital and resources to rebuild Puerto Rico, which is, I honestly think, is where they belong."
    So....you didn't want to help them rebuild after the hurricane, but now you are worried that they were going to vote against you in their new home in Florida.


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    He left an apology note? Ok he's crazy.
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    that's what makes him crazy? I thought it was the chips.

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    https://www.npr.org/2018/05/23/61365...-spygate-brand

    Update spygate conspiracy theory is being pushed by President Trump

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    Update on Donald Trump and Twitter.

    President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for the political views they have expressed, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday.

    Blocking users from viewing his Twitter account — a feature offered by the social media platform — is unconstitutional and a violation of the First Amendment, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald wrote in her ruling.

    "While we must recognize, and are sensitive to, the President's personal First Amendment rights, he cannot exercise those rights in a way that infringes the corresponding First Amendment rights of those who have criticized him," Buchwald wrote.

    The government had argued that blocked individuals could still access the president's tweets. The judge agreed, but she said the impact of preventing them from interacting directly with Trump's tweets represented a "real, albeit narrow, slice of speech."

    The case had been brought by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.

    They argued that the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account is a "public forum" under the First Amendment.

    The institute represented seven individuals who had been blocked by account.

    There was no immediate response from the White House to the ruling

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    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...y-theory-about

    Update now Donald Trump Jr. Is running with this conspiracy theory that got Roseanne Fired.

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    Update on Greitens he has resigned.


    Gov. Greitens announced his resignation at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Greitens, who faced possible impeachment over an extramarital affair and allegations of misuse of a charity donor list for political purpose, said he will resign effective this Friday at 5 p.m. local time.

    He was involved in an affair with his former hairdresser that led to a broader investigation by prosecutors and state legislators.

    "I came to office to fight for the people of Missouri ... I am thankful to all those who have worked beside me, who sweated beside me, those who gave their time, their energy and their precious resources, so that we could pursue our mission of taking Missouri in a new and better direction," he said. "The last few months have been incredibly difficult for me, for my family, for my team, for my friends and for many, many people ... This ordeal has been designed to cause an incredible amount of strain on my family ... endless personal attacks designed to cause maximum damage to family and friends."

    "We must -- as we have always done -- work to improve the lives around us ... I will always be a fighter for the people of Missouri. The time has come to tend to those who have been wounded, and to care for those who need us most," Greitens said emotionally.

    Greitens, 44, didn't take any questions from reporters after his brief statement. He took the oath as Missouri's chief executive nearly 17 months ago with a pledge to root out "corrupt career politicians."


    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says Greitens "has done the right thing" by announcing his resignation.

    Republican leaders in the Missouri House say GOP Gov. Eric Greitens has "put the best interest" of the state's residents first in deciding to resign.

    House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and Majority Leader Rob Vescovo issued a joint statement Tuesday, moments after Greitens announced he was stepping down Friday.

    They said as public servants, their duty is to put the best interests of the people first and, "The Governor's decision today honors that duty and allows Missouri to move forward."

    The three leaders also pledged to help ensure a smooth transition to power for Lt. Gov. Mike Parson as he takes over for Greitens.

    They also thanked members of a special House investigatory committee and said for their "serious and professional" manner.

    Hawley, like Greitens a Republican, said in a brief statement that he wished Parson well as he prepares to make the transition to governor. Hawley says he stands ready to assist in the transition. Hawley is running to unseat Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.

    A former Missouri governor says the state's next chief executive "will be worthy of this new responsibility."

    Ex-Republican Gov. Matt Blunt issued a statement Tuesday praising Parson.

    Blunt said Parson will be dedicated to working with the Republican-controlled Legislature to move the state forward. Greitens has had a sometimes rocky relationship with lawmakers. Blunt also noted that Parson is a former county sheriff and called Parson a "law and order leader." Blunt served one term as Missouri's governor, from 2005 to 2009.

    U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' resignation was "the best decision for his family and the state."

    The Republican senator also said Tuesday that he looks forward to working with soon-to-be GOP Gov. Mike Parson and "will do everything I can to be helpful." Blunt previously resisted calling for Greitens' resignation, saying legal and legislative processes should run their course.

    Greitens' indictment and charges
    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Greitens on Feb. 22 on one felony count of invasion of privacy for allegedly taking a photo of a woman without her consent at his home in 2015, before he was elected governor. The charge was dismissed during jury selection, but a special prosecutor was considering whether to refile charges.

    In April, the local St. Louis prosecutor's office charged Greitens with another felony, alleging that he improperly used the donor list for a charity that he'd founded to raise money for his 2016 campaign.

    Less than two weeks ago, the Missouri Legislature began meeting in special session to consider whether to pursue impeachment proceedings to try to oust Greitens from office.

    A special House investigatory committee had subpoenaed Greitens to testify next Monday.

    Greitens' brashness alienated some GOP legislators even before his affair became public in January.

    The woman's then-husband released a secretly recorded conversation in which she described the alleged incident. The woman later told a Missouri House investigative committee that Greitens restrained, slapped, shoved and threatened her during a series of sexual encounters that at times left her crying and afraid.

    Greitens said the allegations amounted to a "political witch hunt," and vowed to stay in office. But the report's release created a firestorm, with both Republicans and Democrats calling for his resignation.

    His departure elevates fellow Republican Lt. Gov. Mike Parson to the governor's office.

    Greitens' administration was thrown into chaos the night of Jan. 10, when a St. Louis TV station aired a report about Greitens allegedly taking the compromising photo and threatening to blackmail the woman if she ever spoke of their encounter. The report aired shortly after Greitens delivered his State of the State address to lawmakers.

    Greitens admitted to having an affair but denied any criminal wrongdoing. He said the criminal case was politically motivated and called St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, a Democrat, a "reckless liberal prosecutor."

    Lawmakers from both parties immediately began questioning whether Greitens could continue to lead the state in the wake of the scandal. The House authorized the legislative investigation a week after the indictment.

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley also launched an inquiry into a veterans charity Greitens founded. Federal law bars 501(c)(3) charities such as The Mission Continues from intervening in political campaigns on behalf of candidates.

    The Associated Press first reported in October 2016 that Greitens' campaign had obtained a list of individuals, corporations and other nonprofits that had given at least $1,000 to The Mission Continues. The AP reported that Greitens raised about $2 million from those who had previously given significant amounts to the charity.

    Hawley, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, turned evidence over to Gardner, saying April 17 that he believed Greitens had broken the law. Her office charged him with tampering with computer data for allegedly disclosing the donor list without the charity's permission.

    A May 2 report from a special House investigatory committee indicated that Greitens himself received the donor list and later directed aides to work off it to raise money for his gubernatorial campaign. A former campaign aide testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the campaign tried to explain how it had gotten the list.

    The invasion-of-privacy indictment stated that on March 21, 2015, Greitens photographed the woman and transmitted the photo "in a manner that allowed access to that image via a computer."

    During her testimony to the House investigative committee, the woman said Greitens invited her to his home and offered to show her "how to do a proper pull-up." The woman said she initially thought "this is going to be some sort of sexy workout." But once in his basement, Greitens taped her hands to pull-up rings, blindfolded her, and started kissing and disrobing her without her consent, according to her testimony.

    Then she saw a flash and heard a click, like a cellphone picture, she said. The woman testified that Greitens told her: "Don't even mention my name to anybody at all, because if you do, I'm going to take these pictures, and I'm going to put them everywhere I can. They are going to be everywhere, and then everyone will know what a little whore you are."

    Greitens, a married father of two young boys, repeatedly denied blackmailing the woman. He declined to say whether he took a photo.

    Greitens, who had also served as a White House fellow and written a best-selling book, entered the 2016 gubernatorial race as a brash outsider. He won an expensive Republican primary, then defeated Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster in the general election to give Republicans control of the governor's mansion for the first time in eight years. Some considered him a potential future presidential contender.

    Republicans also controlled the Missouri House and Senate, but there were frequent clashes between lawmakers and Greitens, who compared them to third-graders and labeled them "career politicians."

    He confronted criticism from some educators and lawmakers for working to pack the State Board of Education with members who would fire the education commissioner. Greitens' use of a secretive app that deletes messages after they're read also sparked a review by Hawley.

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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.50284fe58f92

    Yes you know Donald Trump is a shitty politician when even Fox News managed to disprove the Spygate conspiracy.

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/congressi...011921211.html

    Damn!!!

    athan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Virginia, is running for Congress as an independent candidate in his native state. He is also a pedophile, as he admitted to HuffPost on Thursday, who has bragged in website posts about raping his late ex-wife.

    In a phone call, Larson confirmed that he created the now-defunct websites suiped.org and incelocalypse.today ― chat rooms that served as gathering places for pedophiles and violence-minded misogynists like himself. HuffPost contacted Larson after confirming that his campaign website shared an IP address with these forums, among others. His sites were terminated by their domain host on Tuesday.

    On the phone, he was open about his pedophilia and seemingly unfazed about his long odds of attaining government office.

    ?A lot of people are tired of political correctness and being constrained by it,? he said. ?People prefer when there?s an outsider who doesn?t have anything to lose and is willing to say what?s on a lot of people?s minds.?

    When asked whether he?s a pedophile or just writes about pedophilia, he said, ?It?s a mix of both. When people go over the top there?s a grain of truth to what they say.?

    Asked whether there was a ?grain of truth? in his essay about father-daughter incest and another about raping his ex-wife repeatedly, he said yes, offering that plenty of women have rape fantasies.

    According to Larson?s campaign manifesto, his platform as a ?quasi-neoreactionary libertarian? candidate includes protecting gun ownership rights, establishing free trade and protecting ?benevolent white supremacy,? as well as legalizing incestuous marriage and child pornography.

    In the manifesto, Larson called Nazi leader Adolf Hitler a ?white supremacist hero.? He urged Congress to repeal the Violence Against Women Act, adding, ?We need to switch to a system that classifies women as property, initially of their fathers and later of their husbands.? He also showed sympathy for men who identify as involuntary celibates, or incels, suggesting it is unfair that they ?are forced to pay taxes for schools, welfare, and other support for other men?s children.?

    Using the pseudonyms Leucosticte and Lysander, Larson frequently participated in conversations on his own message boards, he confirmed to HuffPost.

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    Update Nathan Larson a rapist and racist is running for congress in Virginia.

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    A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week.

    Bon Homme County Sheriff Lenny Gramkow fired deputy sheriff Mark Maggs after Maggs defeated him by a vote of 878-331 in Tuesday?s Republican primary election. Maggs posted his time-stamped termination notice signed by Gramkow on Facebook after polls closed.

    Gramkow didn?t give a reason for the firing. South Dakota is a right-to-work state where employees can be fired without cause and the state?s sheriffs have the authority to hire and fire personnel.

    Gramkow declined to comment about the firing. Maggs planned to meet with the county commission on Thursday.
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    lol at Nestle being some vicious smiter, she's the nicest person on this site besides probably puzzld. Or at least the last person to resort to smiting.
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    Why on earth would I smite you when I can ban you?

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    What a sore fucking loser.

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