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Sadly true.

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It occurs to me that maybe the reason the committee has lost track of its whistleblowers is the've been looking for them in places that don't exist. For instance, Pizza parlor basements in New Jersey.

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I have to say it's mighty white of Senator Tupperware to stand up for white nationalists no matter how embarrassingly obvious it shows him to be mentally and morally negligible.

But as to the mystery of missing whistleblowers, Oscar Wilde said it best -- to mislay one whistleblower is a misfortune; to lose track of more, begins to look like carelessness.

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Although the media haven't explained anything very well, I think he may be worried that McCarthy will challenge a 14th amendment move by asking for a stay (rather than "suing") - which could cause the debt limit to be breached while judges somewhere dither around. McCarthy would still be responsible for the breach because he asked for the stay, but it's not as clean (e.g., he could blame the judges). Biden is trying to "work" with McCarthy -that's his mistake.

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The sad thing is that this preposterous scenario is now typical of the sort of bad fiction that we regularly get from these cretins. Someone, somewhere, needs to do a series about these wankers and their tall tales. Steve Martin and Martin Short should definitely star. Not sure who could pull off a convincing MTG. 🤔

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Current politics on the GOP side, is ongoing theatrical satire.

I am old enough to remember Congressmen and Senators who were expected to be smarter, more connected to creating useful legislation. While there were some nefarious deals cuts between Dems and GOP in the late 20th century...at least they were on the same page to have citizen well-being top-most, while ensuring the fat cats got their milk.

I have no idea who are the recipients of the GOP's "potential" legislation when they are stupid (Bobert and Tuberville), ignorant (Madge "Dude Looks Like a Lady' Greene and Tuberville), venal (Gosar, Gaetz, and Cruz), narcissistic (Gaetz, Cruz and Hawley), celebrity wannabes (All of the above).

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What this reminds me of is a couple of stories in the "Sunday Sport", the most tabloid of tabloids in the UK a long time ago. I remember reading the front-page article "WWII bomber found on the moon". A week or two later, after it was proven that there was no WWII bomber on the moon, the headline, completely unabashed, was "WWII bomber on the moon disappears". And here we are again.

Ouch. Just found a link. 1988.

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"Siberian national"? That means Russian, right? One of their "sources" is a Russian spy? That doesn't pass the smell test.

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Maybe he meant Serbian national? Or Syrian national?

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Or Sirian national - like from the Sirius star system 😁

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If from Sirius, the witness could be hiding in plain site in the lizard display at some local zoo. <tongue flick>

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Have these people gone "missing"? Or has the Committee misplaced them on purpose, like I do when I have a cake making failure?

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I know you are not supposed to feel sorry for the "MAGA Mob" - but it does make me feel kinda sad when I rad articles like this, which seem to appear everyday.

Their "leaders" are such a bunch of losers, misfits, loonies and incompetents that my feelings towards the people who voted them in sometimes verge on the "Oh! Poor puppy! Ain't you got no-one to look after you?"

Because their "leaders for damn sure ain't capable of it. . .

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Wouldn’t it be nice if some of these idiotic members of Congress could “go missing”.

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George Santos might fulfill your wish any day now!

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TT: "I look at a white nationalist as a Trump Republican."

Also TT: "I agree that we should not be characterizing Trump supporters as white nationalists."

I notice that these statements aren't actually contradictory - if we assume that white nationalists are a *subset* of Trump supporters.

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Harvey the 6' white rabbit left the committee room?

I love it that some 'whistleblowers' are said to be in prison, but no one knows where to find them.

Gotta give Trump credit when due: he's far better at creating plausibility out of nothingness for his lies. No congressional Republican comes anywhere close. No, not even Santos, who only proves it's possible to fool enough of the people on election day.

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Do we know the names of the WBs that are in jail? In court? How the heck many are there?

Also, I find it odd that people who allegedly have access to deeply buried FBI and DOJ reports are in jail. Is the assumption that the Biden's had those particular WBs arrested instead of killed?

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A "whistleblower" without proof is called a gossip.

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I believe the technical term for this is hearsay.

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If your informants are in jail or in court, then why can’t you find them? I’m so confused

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Jails are very strict about visiting hours, and to make an appointment you have to be able to tell time.

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And how many hours can a person spend in court? Seems like they'd go home after court, and could probably be found there.

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