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Arkansas Granny

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March 2, 2020

Well, look at this. Now Republicans are interested in Burisma again.

GOP chairman plans first subpoena in Burisma, Biden probe

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is planning to force a vote on the first subpoena related to his probe involving Burisma and former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden.

Johnson sent a letter to members of his committee on Sunday saying that it is his "intention to schedule a business meeting to consider a committee subpoena" to a former consultant for Blue Star Strategies, which Johnson noted worked as a U.S. representative for Ukraine gas company Burisma Holdings.

"As part of the committee's ongoing investigation, it has received U.S. government records indicating that Blue Star sought to leverage Hunter Biden's role as a board member of Burisma to gain access to, and potentially influence matters at, the State Department," Johnson wrote in the letter to committee members.

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), the top Democrat on the committee, has notified Johnson that he objects to issuing the subpoena over concerns that it could bolster Russian disinformation efforts. Without Peters's support, Johnson will need a simple majority of the GOP-controlled panel to vote to issue the subpoena.


(Mods - if this should go in Primaries forum, I will repost)
February 29, 2020

Does anyone have experience cooking wild (feral) hogs?

My boss has some property out in the woods that has been invaded by wild hogs. A friend has been hunting them and having them processed into ground meat or sausage. Some is donated to the Hunters Feeding the Hungry and some is shared at work. I've done a bit of cooking with that and it's quite tasty.

The last hog he killed has been cut up into chops, steaks and roasts as well as ground. I want to do some playing around with some of it and I'm wondering if anyone else has cooked with wild hog and has any advice.

February 28, 2020

Media Covering Coronavirus to 'Bring Down the President,' Mulvaney Claims

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, on Friday blamed the media for exaggerating the seriousness of coronavirus because “they think this will bring down the president, that’s what this is all about.”

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering of conservative activists, Mr. Mulvaney played down concerns about the virus that is spreading around the globe and panicking investors.

Mr. Mulvaney said the administration took “extraordinary steps four or five weeks ago,” to prevent the spread of the virus when it declared a rare public health emergency and barred entry by most foreign nationals who had recently visited China.

“Why didn’t you hear about it?” Mr. Mulvaney said of travel restrictions that were widely covered in the news media. “What was still going on four or five weeks ago? Impeachment, that’s all the press wanted to talk about.”


This is pathetic. Trump and his cohorts are using this disease as a political tool.
February 22, 2020

Trump has severely compromised our national security.


Stephanie Kennedy
“By the end of the day, almost all of the roles created after 9/11 literally to prevent the next 9/11 will be either vacant or lack permanent appointees.”

Trump has successfully hollowed out US national security. ISIS knows it. Russia knows and loves it. https://www.wired.com/story/trump-hollowed-out-us-national-security-vacancies-acting/

How Trump Hollowed Out US National Security
Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell is just the latest in a cascade of temporary or vacant personnel in critical government positions.

February 22, 2020

Harry Turtledove certainly can turn a phrase.


Harry Turtledove
If gasoline were brains, @DevinNunes wouldn't have enough to drive a pissant's go-cart around the inside of a motherfucking Cheerio. https://twitter.com/Hope012015/status/1231031023548485635

GOP Rep. Nunes asks if Russians only like Republicans, why did they let them lose the House https://www.newsweek.com/gop-rep-devin-nunes-wonders-if-russians-only-like-republicans-why-did-they-let-them-lose-house-1488447

7:44 PM - Feb 21, 2020
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