Mueller Investigation

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  1. matthunter

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    How about neither, cunt? I posted 2 hours 41 minutes ago. From CNN live updates:

    I've underlined the bit you should pay attention to, and put highlighter pen on my glans in case you aren't familiar with which part of my cock you should be sucking.
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    Interesting. A foreign corporation, with enough of a US commercial presence to make the threat of fines for contempt of court worth appealing instead of ignoring, connected to the Mueller investigation... DeutscheBank, perhaps, or Alfa (do they have a US presence)? Or whatever bank in Ukraine paid Manafort? Probably not any Russian bank, they're effectively barred from the US anyway.
  4. Ancalagon

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    Are either of those banks state owned?

    I assumed it was some ME sovereign wealth fund.
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    So you went with ignorance? Interesting choice, but at least refreshingly honest.
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    Whoops, completely missed the "owned by". Does Vnesheconombank have much in the way of US operations though?
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    I went with accurately reporting what the judge said and offered no commentary. Unlike when I called you a cunt, although that was accurate as well as opinion.

    Actually, we can skip the oral, I know where those lips have been.
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    Anyhoo, more fun stuff! The Trump Foundation has agreed to make a court settlement to avoid part of a NYC lawsuit, agreeing to dissolve itself and donate its assets to court-approved charities. The Foundation claims this is not a loss as it has been attempting to dissolve since Trump's election, but the city said it shouldn't be allowed to disperse its assets unsupervised whilst still under investigation for fraud and abuse of tax-exempt status.

    Elsewhere, it's been found that Trump signed a letter of intent (together with Russian CEO Andrey Rozov) regarding the Trump Tower Moscow project, despite Guiliani saying on Sunday that "It was a real estate project. There was a letter of intent to go forward, but no one signed it.". Cohen and Trump Jr. had both previously testified to Congress that Trump had signed the letter, so at this point Trump's own lawyer has less credibility than Cohen, who Trump's main defence against is "he's a liar"...

    Wheeeee!!!
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    I don't know, but at one time, Eric Trump (or maybe it was Junior) said that the Russians had an $800 million stake in Trump's operations....
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  11. Quest

    Quest labour in the very fire Staff Member Administrator

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    I've been reading about the history of the FBI lately, including the excellent book by the author of this piece. Just more background about why Mueller is exactly the right person for this formidable job. Those who accuse him of bias or political vendettas really don't know what they're talking about. Those who would impugn his integrity for the sake of propping up a president who has none should be ashamed.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/amph...mps-election-heres-what-he-was-worried-about/
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    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Intelligent people understand that a blog is only as valid as the original sources it cites. If it doesn't cite sources, it's just "IMO," and you know what they say about opinions and assholes...
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    Rudy appears to be getting out ahead of a story of the Trump campaign receiving hacked emails story.
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  19. K.

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    You misspelled 'trough'.
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  20. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Not saying nothing one way or the other.

    Just don’t want someone linking to a baba post going ‘Wordforge says....’

    Not that we have any cred someone would try and bank on, just saying...
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    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    I was the editor/writer/boardmember of a blog that won the Municipal Award for best Civic Journalism in Seattle. Not online journalism. Journalism. We beat the Seattle Times and Seattle P.I. that year. I then worked to leverage that cred to establish a donor base strong enough to support a half time real journalist (20h a week for 35k a year) one of the first transit/land use blogs in the nation to have paid staff.

    Yes, I then sold myself out to the man, but even then it was to first establish and then run the agency’s blog.

    I’ve since been flown to 2.5 cities (Reno is only a .5) to talk about transit blogging in general and specifically what public agencies can do to harness the power of their local transit nerds for positive political action. Freebie version, since if you are on WF you obviously can’t afford shit: Your transit nerds have day jobs and can’t go to your midday meetings like old people or real reporters. Tape and post your meetings online. Post all the documents a reporter would have to do a Public Disclosure Request to get on your Accountabilty page. Oh, you don’t have a Accountability page? Yes, you definitely need to hire me as a consultant b/c you jacked the fuck up.

    Where the fuck was I going with this?

    Oh, yeah, I don’t discount something you say because it is on a blog. I discount it because you are an idiot.
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  23. Faceman

    Faceman Making Wordforge Great Again

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    Tell us more about Reno.
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    Yet every blog I’ve posted had cited sources and you still ignored them.
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    'Multiple' is not the same thing as 'valid'. The point here is simple: blogs are not magic. The same message does not become any more reliable, convincing or powerful because you can link to a blogpost that repeats it.
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    He only counts it as .5 city because he didn't kill a man just to watch him die, so he didn't get the full experience :yes:
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    More validation of the supposedly "dodgy" Steele Dossier... :?:
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    https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/en...ler-investigation_us_5c256ad9e4b08aaf7a8edcaf
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