Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Election Post: The Misdemeanor From Hell

Da Wire, Steve Bannon Surrenders After Being Indicted On Contempt Of Congress Charges Matt Margolis, PJ Media, Steve Bannon Surrenders to FBI After Contempt of Congress Indictment,

On Monday, former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon surrendered himself to the FBI on charges of criminal contempt of Congress for his refusal to cooperate with the partisan House select committee on the January 6 Capitol riot. Bannon was indicted by a grand jury on Saturday.

Bannon is accused of failing to appear for an October 14 deposition before the panel, and for refusing to provide documents to the committee. He faces a minimum of 30 days in jail, with a maximum of one year if convicted, as well as up to a $1,000 fine for each charge.

PM,  MISDEMEANOR FROM HELL: Defiant Bannon Tells Biden He Picked The Wrong Target in Fiery Courthouse Speech.

“I’m telling you right now, this is going to the misdemeanor from hell for Merrick Garland, Nancy Pelosi, and Joe Biden.

“Joe Biden ordered Merrick Garland to prosecute me, from the White House lawn, when he got off Marine One,” Bannon alleged, alluding to a politically-motivated prosecution the likes of which America has never seen.

“We’re going to go on the offense,” he added. “We’re tired of playing defense.”

Star News,  Steve Bannon Released from Custody, Calls Contempt of Congress Charge ‘Misdemeanor from Hell’ "During his hearing, U.S. Magistrate Robin Meriweather agreed to release Bannon until he faces trial. However, he will be required to submit his passport and abide with a weekly check-in with law enforcement officials. Furthermore, Meriweather set arraignment for Thursday before U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols." Sundance at CTH has the video, Steve Bannon Speaks After Court Hearing: “This is going to be the misdemeanor from hell” for Democrats. Discovery could prove amusing. News Thud reports ex-Republican Kinzinger says he hopes Bannon indictment sends “chilling message”, because that's what he wants, Democrats sending chilling messages to Republicans. 

PM reveals Jan 6 Commission Chairman Bennie Thompson Backed Extremist, Secessionist Group Seeking Violent U.S. Takeover. But it's OK when it's a Democrats. And, seeking news instructions on how to destroy America faster, Rep. Adam Schiff Met With Former Chairman Of Chinese Communist Party’s Foreign Influence Operations.

At the Independent, Proud Boys leaders asks for release from ‘inhumane’ DC jail, "Far-right group chairman Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio says his cell is flooded with dirty toilet water" Political prisoners. At NYPo, McConnell a ‘broken-down crow,’ Trump says amid report Mitch tried to bar him from Biden inaugural. No love lost there. 

From the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 11.15.21, Twitchy: Lefty Activist With “Over One Thousand Soldiers Ready To Go” Threatens To Come To Next School Board Meeting “Locked & Loaded”, American Power: The Problem Of Loudoun County Schools and BattleSwarm: Did CRT-Pushing Ariz. School Board Prez Break Federal Law? 

At Haut Hair John Sexton observes, This NY Times' story on Loudoun County is pretty slanted. Why would you expect an exception? Across da pond at Da Mail, Loudoun County official brands concerned parents 'alt-right' to the fury of the black and Jewish mums and dads who organized petition to replace board members

Sundance, Scottsdale Arizona School Board Votes to Remove President After Moms Discover Secret Surveillance of Parents and Children. Demoted to ordinary board member. It probably will take an election to remove him, unless he goes to jail for spying. 

At Da Caller, Texas School Board Meeting Erupts After Pro-CRT Speaker Warns Parents He’s Got 1,000 Soldiers ‘Locked And Loaded’. At Da Blaze, CRT supporter allegedly threatens parents, says he's got '1,000 soldiers ready to go ... locked and loaded' 

At HE, Missouri Teachers Told ‘White Supremacy’ Includes ‘All Lives Matter’ & Calling Police on Black Suspects, Front Page, Compulsory Racist Training and  From the Daley Gator, Yes, Communists lie

Summit News, Video: Rhode Island Teacher Warns CRT ‘Absolutely Everywhere’ In Schools

Capt. Ed at Haut Hair, WaPo: Dems suddenly realizing that Biden's tanking, too, but YaHoo! says Don't trust the polls: Pollsters are increasingly unable to predict American thought. Probably true, but not the way they want you to think. 

At Haut Hair, AllahPundit whines about Mike Flynn: We must have one nation under God -- and one religion under God. I'm reasonably certain he wasn't talking about forced conversions like the Taliban. From Mediaite, Jim Clyburn Lambasts ‘Sunshine Patriot’ Michael Flynn as ‘Being Patriotic to This Country Only When the Weather Is Pleasant’

Capt. Ed, BREAKING: Leahy announces retirement in 2022, and Sundance, Vermont Democrat Senator Patrick Leahy, The Longest Serving Senator, Will Not Seek Reelection. I'm sure the Democrats can find somebody crazy to replace him. The state elected Bernie, after all.

AP whines Wyoming GOP votes to stop recognizing Cheney as a Republican and Da Mail, Wyoming GOP votes to stop recognizing Rep. Liz Cheney as a Republican following her vote to impeach Trump earlier this year in recognition of the facts on the ground. Meanwhile, at JTN, Nick Ballasay documents the Trump revenge tour: 13 GOP incumbents targeted for party challenge in 2022 congressional races "There are three additional races that the former president might target by endorsing challengers to Republican incumbents." If you strike at the king . . . 

CNN's Brian Stelter aka "puddin" says a New book alleges Fox's Maria Bartiromo shouted at Bill Barr about imagined voter fraud. If so, good, he needed yelling at. 

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