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Kavanuagh Rape Accuser Confesses She Lied, Was Never Raped, Never Even Met The Man

The sh*t show the Democrats staged at the confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, was a disgusting group denigration of the high office Democrats have been entrusted with.

This was borne out again yesterday when Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley made a third criminal referral, this one against a second Kavanaugh accuser, Judy Munro-Leighton.

Here is Grassley’s letter of referral to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray:



New Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations Revealed in Secret Sundance Doc

A surprise, last-minute addition to the Sundance lineup, the rage-inducing film “Justice” features new on-the-record allegations of Kavanaugh assaulting women at Yale.

Brett Kavanaugh’s 2018 confirmation to the Supreme Court was embroiled in controversy when multiple women accused him of sexual assault. One of them, Christine Blasey Ford, testified before Congress about the alleged attempted rape she suffered at his hands in high school. Justice is a horrifying and infuriating inquiry into those claims, told in large part by friends of Ford, lawyers and medical experts, and another of Kavanaugh’s alleged victims: Deborah Ramirez, a classmate of his at Yale.

Most damning of all, it features a never-heard-before audio recording made by one of Kavanaugh’s Yale colleagues—Partnership for Public Service president and CEO Max Stier—that not only corroborates Ramirez’s charges, but suggests that Kavanaugh violated another unnamed woman as well.

A last-minute addition to this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Justice is the first feature documentary helmed by Doug Liman, a director best known for Hollywood hits like Swingers, Go, The Bourne Identity, and Edge of Tomorrow. His latest is far removed from those fictional mainstream efforts, caustically censuring Kavanaugh and the political process that elevated him to the nation’s highest judicial bench, and casting a sympathetic eye on Ford, Ramirez ,and their fellow accusers.

Liman’s film may not deliver many new bombshells, but he and writer/producer Amy Herdy makes up for a relative dearth of explosive revelations by lucidly recounting this ugly chapter in recent American history, as well as by giving voice to women whose allegations were picked apart, mocked and, ultimately, ignored.

The biggest eye-opener in Justice comes more than midway through its compact and efficient 85-minute runtime, when Liman receives a tip that leads him to an anonymous individual who provides a tape made by Stier shortly after the FBI—compelled by Ford’s courageous and heartrending testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee—briefly reopened its investigation into embattled then-nominee Kavanaugh.

In it, Stier relays that he lived in the same Yale dorm as Kavanaugh and, one evening, wound up in a room where he saw a severely inebriated Kavanaugh with his pants down, at which point a group of rowdy soccer players forced a drunk female freshman to hold Kavanaugh’s penis. Stier states that he knows this tale “first-hand,” and that the young woman in question did not subsequently remember the incident, nor did she want to come forward after she’d seen the vile treatment that Ford and Ramirez were subjected to by the public, the media, and the government. The Daily Beast has reached out to Justice Kavanaugh for comment about the fresh allegations.

Stier goes on to explain that, though he didn’t know Ramirez, he had heard from classmates about her separate, eerily similar encounter with Kavanaugh, which she personally describes in Justice. According to Ramirez, an intoxicated Kavanaugh exposed himself right in front of her face in college, and that she suppressed memories of certain aspects of this trauma until she was contacted by The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow.

As Ramirez narrates in a trembling tone that seems on the perpetual verge of cracking, she suffered this indignity quietly, convinced that she was to blame for it (because she too was under the influence) and humiliated by the guffaws of the other men in the room. Her account is convincing in its specificity, and moving in its anguish.

Ramirez confesses that some of Farrow’s questions made her worried that she still wasn’t recalling everything about that fateful night, and it’s Stier’s recording that appears to fill in a crucial blank. Stier says he was told that, after Kavanaugh stuck his naked member in Ramirez’s face, he went to the bathroom and was egged on by classmates to make himself erect; once he’d succeeded in that task, he returned to harass Ramirez some more.

It's an additional bit of nastiness in a story drowning in grotesqueness, and Liman lays it all out with the sort of no-nonsense clarity that only amplifies one’s shock, revulsion and dismay—emotions that go hand-in-hand with outrage, which is stoked by the numerous clips of Kavanaugh refuting these accusations with unconvincing fury and falsehoods.

Through juxtapositions of Kavanaugh’s on-the-record statements and various pieces of evidence, Justice reveals the many lies advanced by the judge in order to both sway public opinion and to give Republicans enough reasonable-doubt cover to vote in favor of his confirmation.

Moreover, in a lengthy segment about text conversations between Kavanaugh’s college buddies and Ramirez’s Yale classmate Kerry Berchem, the film persuasively suggests that Kavanaugh and his team were aware of Ford and Ramirez’s charges before they became public, and sought to preemptively counter them by planting alternate-narrative seeds with friends and acquaintances.

While Liman relies a bit too heavily on graphical text to convey some of this, the idea that Kavanaugh (or those closest to him) conspired to keep his apparent crimes secret—along with his general reputation as a boozing party-hard menace—nonetheless comes through loud and clear.

Surprisingly, although Ford is seen speaking to Liman just off-camera at the beginning of Justice, she otherwise doesn’t appear except in archival footage. Still, her presence is ubiquitous throughout the documentary, which generates further anger by noting that the FBI ignored Stier’s tip, along with the majority of the 4,500 others they received regarding Kavanaugh. The Bureau instead chose to send along any “relevant” reports to the very Trump-administration White House that was committed to getting their nominee approved.

The effect is to paint the entire affair as a charade and a rigged game in which accusatory women were unfairly and maliciously put on the defensive, and powerful men were allowed to skate by on suspect evasions and flimsy denials.

Justice is more of a stinging, straightforward recap than a formally daring non-fiction work, but its direct approach allows its speakers to make their case with precision and passion. Of that group, Ramirez proves the memorable standout, her commentary as thorough and consistent as it is distressed.

In her remarks about Kavanaugh’s laughter as he perpetrated his misconduct—chortling that Ford also mentions to Congress—she provides an unforgettable detail that encapsulates the arrogant, entitled cruelty of her abuser, as well as the unjust system that saw fit to place him on the nation’s highest legal pedestal.

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Tucker Carlson’s airing of security footage spills into January 6 criminal court cases


A lawyer representing one of five Proud Boys members on trial for seditious conspiracy asked a federal judge to throw out the case Thursday, saying that federal prosecutors hid “plainly exculpatory” US Capitol security footage played on Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show.

Carlson aired selective pieces of footage this week in an attempt to downplay the violence and defend the pro-Trump mob. According to the US Capitol Police, 140 officers from various departments were assaulted on January 6, 2021.

The court filing is the most recent of several requests for a mistrial from attorneys representing the five Proud Boys, who have repeatedly alleged government wrongdoing. All of the previous requests have been denied by the judge.

On Tuesday, prosecutors said that “nearly all” of the Capitol security footage Carlson played was previously available to attorneys representing riot defendants.

Roger Roots, an attorney for New York Proud Boy Dominic Pezzola, wrote that the video Carlson played of the “QAnon Shaman,” Jacob Chansley, proves protesters went into the Senate Chamber on the invitation of US Capitol Police. Roots alleged that prosecutors “withheld” the footage from his client.

“This footage is plainly exculpatory; as it establishes that the Senate chamber was never violently breached, and – in fact – was treated respectfully by January 6 protestors,” Roots wrote. “To the extent protestors entered the chamber, they did so under the supervision of Capitol Police. The Senators on January 6 could have continued proceedings.”



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If you cut out all the cannibalism, necrophilia, torture, chainsaw, and razor stuff, Texas Chainsaw Massacre turns into a nice travelogue about some nice Texas kids visiting their grandpa's old place and having lunch.

Oh, and with some trimming, Deliverance is just a neat canoe trip and a banjo concert.

Tucker Carlson treats his audience like idiots for a very good reason. It's what they are. Case in fucking point.

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I'm sure it's upsetting to see something that isn't DNC approved. But withholding exculpatory evidence from defendants is a crime and a civil rights violation. While you can refuse to believe your own eyes and ears... the justice system can not.

"The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command." ― George Orwell, 1984



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Someone trying to use Orwell quotes to defend Tucker's attempt to whitewash January 6th is peak irony and lack of self-awareness. lol! I can't even make fun of this dumbfuck anymore, he's so far into self-parody that there's just nothing to work with. Laughing Laughing Laughing

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[quote="PkrBum"]I'm sure it's upsetting to see something that isn't DNC approved. But withholding exculpatory evidence from defendants is a crime and a civil rights violation. While you can refuse to believe your own eyes and ears... the justice system can not.

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Don't y'all ever ger tired of being wrong?

BREAKING NEWS: QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley is freed from prison 14 months early after his lawyer said Jan. 6 footage showing him being escorted into Senate by cops was exculpatory

Federal guidelines allow for reduced prison time due to good behavior, but under those guidelines Chansley would have expected to serve at least 35 months and 22 days of his 41-month sentence.

Instead, he was transferred to the halfway house after just 27 months in prison, including the time served prior to his sentencing.

A BOP spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment from

Earlier this month, Watkins argued that Chansley should be freed after Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired previously unseen footage from the riot.

Chansley appears to be escorted through the building by Capitol Police officers, while other officers allow the chest-baring, horn-wearing Trump supporter to pass. Carlson used the footage to argue that the rioters were 'sightseers', and 'mostly peaceful'.

Jacob Chansley's Former Attorney Albert Watkins says exculpatory evidence was withheld from his client.


Conservatives will full-on swallow whatever narrative's been cooked up for 'em, then try to laugh at you for being "wrong" while they're being suckers.

Idiots.  Laughing

The Real Reason the Jan. 6 'QAnon Shaman' Was Released From Prison Early

Nik Popli
Thu, March 30, 2023 at 4:17 PM CDT·5 min read
In this article:

Jacob Chansley, also known as the "QAnon Shaman," screams "Freedom" inside the U.S. Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Credit - Win McNamee–Getty Images

Jacob Chansley, the convicted Jan. 6 rioter who was dubbed the “QAnon Shaman” thanks to viral photographs of his outlandish getup, has been released from prison and transferred to a halfway house more than a year before he was initially set to be released.

His former attorney and legal experts say it has nothing to do with Tucker Carlson, or the Fox News host’s broadcast of footage of Chansley seemingly being led through the hallways of the U.S. Capitol by police.

Federal prison records indicate that Chansley, a self-described shaman and a follower of the QAnon conspiracy theory, entered a “residential reentry management” facility in Phoenix, Ariz. on Tuesday with a release date of May 25—around 14 months ahead of his scheduled release.

The Bureau of Prisons has not commented on the reason for his early release, but noted that recent changes to the First Step Act allows inmates to earn “up to 54 days of good conduct time for each year of the sentence imposed by the court.” Federal and state prison inmates often earn sentence reductions over the course of their time behind bars.

Chansley, 35, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one felony count of obstruction of an official proceeding and was sentenced to 41 months in prison. He was perhaps the most visible rioter to storm the Capitol, carrying a spear and wearing a horned fur hat and face paint on Jan. 6. He was also one of a small number of rioters to make it to the floor of the Senate Chamber, where he used a bullhorn to rile up the mob, calling former Vice President Mike Pence a “f—ing traitor.” Chansley also left a note on paper that read “It’s Only A Matter of Time. Justice Is Coming!” The imposing images of him on the Senate floor were broadcast around the world, becoming a symbol of the Jan. 6 attack.

Chansley’s case recently regained national attention this month when Carlson aired previously unseen video surveillance footage of Chansley walking through the Capitol hallways accompanied by police officers, who at some moments appeared to be escorting him—even opening a Senate-wing door. But the four-minute clip provided no context about his interactions with law enforcement and omitted the most incriminating aspects of his conduct.

Albert Watkins, the attorney who handled Chansley’s plea and sentencing, tells TIME that the new footage did not play any role in his former client’s release. “Absolutely no,” he says. “I have seen no indication of any filings related to the new footage. There are no docket entries indicating the same.”

He notes that the plea agreement and sentencing imposed by the court permitted reduced time if Chansley undertook certain programs and behaved well while confined. The early release, he says, is most likely “based on a host of factors routinely taken into consideration by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.”

Erica Zunkel, a law professor and associate director of the University of Chicago’s Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, tells TIME that the early release seems to be the product of routine federal prison policy rather than a decision based on the potential new evidence. “It would be completely inappropriate if the Tucker Carlson video played a role in his early release,” she says. “They don’t have the authority to consider things that happen after someone is sentenced except in very limited circumstances.”

“This is what the Bureau of Prisons does when people are being released. They calculate good time credit,” she adds.

At Chansley’s sentencing hearing in 2021, he described his own actions as “indefensible” and said he had “no excuse.” “I am in no way shape or form a dangerous criminal. I am not a violent man. I am not an insurrectionist. I am certainly not a domestic terrorist,” Chansley told the judge. “I am nothing like these criminals that I have been incarcerated with.”

So far, more than 1,000 people have been arrested for storming the Capitol, with charges ranging from obstruction of an official proceeding to assault. But 27 months after the attempted insurrection, a significant number of rioters are still awaiting their sentencing. Around 42% of those arrested—420 individuals—have received criminal sentences, while the rest are waiting for their trials or haven’t yet reached plea agreements.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, 220 defendants were sentenced to periods of incarceration, with longer prison terms for those who engaged in violence or threats. So far, the median prison sentence for the Jan. 6 rioters is 60 days, according to TIME’s calculation of the public records.

An additional 100 rioters have been sentenced to periods of home detention, while most sentences have included fines, community service and probation for low-level offenses like illegally parading or demonstrating in the Capitol, which is a misdemeanor.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office declined to comment for this story. Chansley’s current lawyers—John Pierce and William Shipley—did not respond to TIME’s request for comment.

Watkins says his former client served 11 months in solitary confinement before being sentenced. He called Chansley a “gentle and intelligence young man,” and says he believes Chansley will lead a law-abiding life after release. He adds: “I applaud the decision of the U.S. Bureau of Prison in this regard.”

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Just wow... straight out of 1984.

2 + 2 = White Supremacy: How Woke Ideologues Corrupted Canada’s Math Curriculum

Two plus two no longer equals four, according to members of the Ontario Mathematics Coordinators Association (OMCA), who consider the equation to be a white-supremacist dog whistle instead of a basic mathematical truth.

According to a webinar created by OMCA president Jason To, proponents of math’s political neutrality who use the phrasing “2 + 2 = 4” are engaged in an act of “Covert White Supremacy.”

To’s presentation, released in September of last year, features a pyramid of “White Supremacy in Math Education.” The apex of the pyramid features examples of “overt white supremacy” — classroom offenses any reasonable person would consider racist — while the base includes more nebulous examples of what To calls “covert white supremacy.” The covert forms of white supremacy allegedly plaguing mathematical education include “Eurocentric math curriculum,” “Standardized testing,” and exhortations such as “Just stick to math,” “I don’t see colour in my math class,” and “Of course math is neutral because 2+2=4.”

Former OMCA president Heather Theijsmeijer, who originally publicized the webinar, lives on picturesque Manitoulin Island, in Georgian Bay, and serves as the program coordinator for middle- and high-school math students in the Rainbow District School Board, the largest district in northern Ontario. Her social-media history conveys a deep support for OMCA’s view of mathematics as a potentially malign force. In one tweet, Theijsmeijer pointed her followers to commentary by Laurie Rubel, an associate professor of mathematics education, explaining that proponents of “2 + 2 = 4” are grounded “in white, Western mathematics that marginalizes other possible values.”

Rubel argued that supporters of math’s political neutrality were oblivious to a deeper point: “It’s about truth: who holds the truth, who decides what is true, and how open we are as a society to multiple truths.” Although Rubel acknowledged the equation “literally” equals four, the statement is “used as a kind of basic truth & way to ridicule many critiques of mathematics as white and as western and as exclusionary.”

Rubel’s beliefs are becoming widespread among Ontario’s leading mathematics bodies, senior administrators, and a compliant academic establishment, according to several teachers whose accounts were substantiated by educational materials reviewed by National Review.

As math has become hyper-politicized, test scores have continued to plummet.

Not even half of sixth-grade students meet provincial math standards at present; 52 percent of ninth-graders met the bar during the 2021–2022 school year, down from 75 percent just three years prior, according to provincial standardized testing administered by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). Woke Math advocates have doubled down in the face of falling performance, seeking to incorporate so-called Indigenous Knowledge Systems and anti-racism.


Republicans, once again, allowing their "leaders" to take away their rights and put leashes on them to "own the libs."

Fucking IDIOTS.

Tennessee, and North Carolina, are currently being used as experimental laboratories to see just how much oppressive authoritarian rule Republican voters will accept.  This should piss off Libertarians worse than anyone, but today's Libertarians have become the worst bootlickers imaginable.  They're proving to be the stupidest, most self-deluding segment of the population now, all because, for some reason, the gaming the Republicans are playing finds the most fertile ground in them.  It looks like their ideals were always just a scam.

This is a crucial watch:

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Biden faces broad negative ratings at start of campaign, Post-ABC poll finds

The president’s approval ratings slip to a new low, more Americans than not doubt his mental acuity, and his support against leading GOP challengers is far shakier than at this point four years ago.



Screw the polls. If the polls were right, Hillary would be president instead of Orange Cancer in 2016. Twisted Evil

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Oh the irony. How to find out your ideas suck when you have absolutely no common sense:


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Well, well, well... the people setting up the whole "Hunter Biden was corrupt" thing? They were working for Russian intelligence.

Conservatives got duped again. But then when do they ever not get duped? Complete fucking idiots.

KYIV — Ukrainian law enforcement officials on Tuesday jailed Oleksandr Dubinsky, a member of parliament who four years ago helped Rudy Giuliani in his failed attempts to dig up dirt on Joe Biden on behalf of then-President Donald Trump.

Dubinsky is accused of treason for allegedly working to help Russia in its war against Ukraine. His arrest restores a spotlight on the efforts by Trump and his associates to gain political advantage by discrediting Biden and his son Hunter Biden. Trump, despite facing numerous legal prosecutions, is the overwhelming Republican favorite to challenge Biden in next year’s election.

Authorities from the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, and the State Bureau of Investigation informed Dubinsky on Monday that a criminal case had been opened against him on charges of state treason, the agencies said in statements posted on the Telegram messaging platform.

People keep saying "every Republican projection is a confession." Know why they keep saying it? 'Cuz it's true.

And they have no credibility at all anymore, still trying to get a mobster like Trump back to the reins of power.

Next time you see one of your conservative friends, hand 'em a balloon and an apple and pat them on the head and let them babble their bullshit. Pity them, it's the best they can do.

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Comer Releases Direct Monthly Payments to Joe Biden from Hunter Biden’s Business Entity

WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) released subpoenaed bank records revealing Hunter Biden’s business entity, Owasco PC, made direct monthly payments to Joe Biden. Hunter Biden is currently under an investigation by the Department of Justice for using the Owasco PC corporate account for tax evasion and other serious crimes.

Following subpoenas to obtain Biden family associates’ bank records, Chairman Comer issued subpoenas for Hunter and James Biden’s personal and business bank records. The House Oversight Committee has identified over 20 shell companies and uncovered how the Bidens and their associates raked in over $24 million dollars between 2015 and 2019 by selling Joe Biden as “the brand.” Financial records obtained show Hunter Biden’s business account, Owasco PC, received payments from Chinese-state linked companies and other foreign nationals and companies.

Payments to Joe Biden from Hunter’s Owasco PC corporate account are part of a pattern revealing Joe Biden knew about, participated in, and benefited from his family’s influence peddling schemes. As the Bidens received millions from foreign nationals and companies in China, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and Kazakhstan, Joe Biden dined with his family’s foreign associates, spoke to them by speakerphone, had coffee, attended meetings, and ultimately received payments that were funded by his family’s business dealings.

Chairman Comer today released a video outlining the direct payments Joe Biden received from Hunter’s Owasco PC bank account and stated the House Oversight Committee will continue to follow the money to ensure accountability for President Biden’s involvement in his family’s corrupt domestic and international business schemes.

Below are Chairman Comer’s remarks:

President Joe Biden claimed there was an “absolute wall” between his official government duties and his family’s influence peddling schemes.

This was a lie.

President Joe Biden claimed his family didn’t receive money from China.

This was a lie.

President Joe Biden claimed he never spoke to his son, Hunter Biden, about the Biden family’s shady business dealings.

This was a lie.

Now, Hunter Biden’s legal team and the White House’s media allies claim Hunter’s corporate entities never made payments directly to Joe Biden.

We can officially add this latest talking point to the list of lies.

Today, the House Oversight Committee is releasing subpoenaed bank records that show Hunter Biden’s business entity, Owasco PC, made direct monthly payments to Joe Biden.

This wasn’t a payment from Hunter Biden’s personal account but an account for his corporation  that received payments from China and other shady corners of the world.

At this moment, Hunter Biden is under an investigation by the Department of Justice for using Owasco PC for tax evasion and other serious crimes.

And based on whistleblower testimony, we know the Justice Department made a concerted effort to prevent investigators from asking questions about Joe Biden.

I wonder why?

The more we learn, it appears the Justice Department was trying to cover up for the Bidens – until brave IRS whistleblowers came forward and a federal judge rejected the sweetheart plea deal.

Payments from Hunter’s business entity to Joe Biden are now part of a pattern revealing Joe Biden knew about, participated in, and benefited from his family’s influence peddling schemes.

When Joe Biden was Vice President, he spoke by phone, attended dinners, and had coffee with his son’s foreign business associates.

He allowed his son to catch a ride on Air Force Two at least a dozen times to sell the “Biden Brand” around the world.

Hunter Biden requested office keys to be made for his “office mate” Joe Biden in space he planned to share with a Chinese energy company.

We’ve revealed how Joe Biden received checks from his family that were funded by the Bidens’ influence peddling schemes – with China no less.

The House Oversight Committee continues to investigate Joe Biden’s involvement in his family’s domestic and international business schemes at a rapid pace.

We will continue to uncover the facts and provide transparency about the findings of our investigation.

President Biden and his family must be held accountable for this blatant corruption.

The American people expect no less.


Funny how the guy with supposedly nothin' to hide... keeps hidin' shit.

A binder full of Russian intelligence went missing during Trump's final days in office, CNN reports. And his allies are looking for it, too.
Paul Squire
Fri, December 15, 2023 at 11:30 AM CST·2 min read

More classified intel — this time about Russia — went missing during Trump's final days, CNN reports.

The binder of intelligence about election interference disappeared, according to a CNN investigation.

Trump's allies are still looking for the binder and hope to make it public, the outlet reported.

Even more classified intelligence went missing as Donald Trump was leaving the White House in 2021, a CNN investigation found.

A binder full of intelligence about Russia's interference in the 2016 election vanished during Trump's final days in office, CNN reported on Friday, citing more than a dozen anonymous sources. A representative for Trump didn't immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment about the CNN report.

That binder apparently had a lot of information. A court filing from Trump-friendly journalist John Solomon said the binder was "about 2,700 pages and was approximately ten inches thick."

The material inside the binder was so classified, it was kept at CIA headquarters in Virginia and analysis of the intel was kept in a locked safe, CNN reported.

That is, until Trump was leaving office.

On January 19, 2021 — two days before his presidency ended — Trump declassified portions of the binder as part of a flurry of last-minute declassifications and pardons for his allies.

The binder has since gone missing.

This binder isn't referenced in special counsel Jack Smith's sprawling indictment against Trump that accuses him of taking classified intel to Mar-A-Lago and trying to keep the government from getting it back.

Trump's own allies are searching for the binder since they want to make it public, thinking it'll exonerate Trump and help defend his criminal cases, CNN reported.

In his court filing, Solomon writes that he went to the White House in those final hours of Trump's presidency to review the intelligence and plan how to release it with then-Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

The White House even gave Solomon the records "in a paper bag" to scan and prepare to release them on his website, according to the court document.

But that night, Solomon said in the filing, the administration asked for the documents back, so he returned them to the White House.

They've been missing since then, CNN reported.

Months later, Trump named Solomon as one of his representatives to the National Archives. Solomon has since been waging a battle in the courts to get the documents, arguing that the Department of Justice has them.

First, they listened to Bill Barr that Trump was "proven innocent" -- although if you actually read the Mueller report that's not what it said, it just said there wasn't sufficient evidence to indict (there wasn't sufficient evidence to indict O. J. Simpson, either, but whatcha think?). Not the same as "innocent," and Mueller was clear about that. But, you'd never know it to hear a FOX junkie talk about it.

Then, for some reason, they "disappear" info that's related. Hmm. Again, that's not enough to indict, but... it doesn't look good.

Anyway, that's not the main thing that bugs me about it. What bugs me is, Trump likely shared this stuff around with Putin's folks, or at least left it exposed to them finding out about it... and that imperils our information-gathering apparatus. If you let the enemy know what intel you have, they can often dope out who might've been in a position to be privy to getting that info in the first place. Then you end up with dead agents, or agents fed bullshit when they're known to be agents, etc. LOTS of problems with doing that shit.

They wanted to "lock her up" when Hillary didn't take strong enough precautions with her server, but they defend Trump scatting top secret info around like comic books on a dorm room floor. I don't get how people who consider themselves "patriots" don't turn on this guy when he's leaving America so vulnerable, all for the sake of his ego. But then I don't get why "patriots" keep siding with authoritarian bastards like Putin or Orban, anyway. Ronald Reagan must be whirling in his grave...

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