Sponsored Content
« The Morning Rant: Buck Shots (8/26/2022) | Main | PodcastMovement Conference: We Sold Convention Space to Daily Wire, But We Never Expected Ben Shapiro Would Dare Show Up. We Are Deeply Sorry For the "Harm Done By His Presence." »
August 26, 2022

Waiting For the Affidavit

The affidavit is set to be released at noon. It was already a one-sided affair containing no evidence, just assertions by FBI agents. We all know how trustworthy the assertions they made in their FISA warrant application were.

This will be redacted, to make it even more one-sided, if that's possible.

If they don't release this within 10 or 20 minutes, I'll put up a different post.

The Deep State bullshit, via the Deep State stenographers at the NYT:

-The Justice Department asked to search President Donald J. Trump's Florida residence after retrieving an initial batch of highly classified national security documents, out of concern that their disclosure could compromise "clandestine human sources" used in intelligence gathering, according to a redacted version of the affidavit used to obtain the warrant.

So their evidence for the warrant was based on... the documents Trump gave them voluntarily.

That's what necessitated a raid on a President's home.

The affidavit -- including more than three dozen pages of evidence and legal arguments presented by the Justice Department's national security division plus supporting documents --

Couldn't just say "37 pages long." Had to say "more than three dozen pages," to make it sound as damning and dramatic as possible.

.. describes the government's monthslong push to recover highly classified materials taken from the White House by a former president who viewed state documents as his private property.

Most if not all of them are his private property.

The affidavit lays out a timeline starting with a Feb. 9, 2022, criminal referral by the National Archives after it had retrieved 15 boxes from Mar-a-Lago. The affidavit quotes the referral as indicating that the boxes contained "newspapers, magazines, printed news articles, photos, miscellaneous print-outs, notes, presidential correspondence, personal and post-presidential records, and 'a lot of classified records.' Of most significant concern was that highly classified records were unfoldered, intermixed with other records, and otherwise unproperly [sic] identified."

Weird that I don't see anything about NUCLEAR CODES in there.

Oh, I know why -- because that was another Deep State lie, fed to a propaganda press whose main stock-in-trade is lies.

@seanmdav Sean Davis

DOJ and FBI are so corrupt that they're redacting their reasons for redactions in their justification for raiding a U.S. president's home.

However much contempt you have for these lawless agencies, it's not nearly enough.

An actual page of the release:


Go fuck yourself, US Government.

digg this
posted by Ace at 12:13 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
RedMindBlueState[/i][/b][/s][/u]: "[i]Except when it comes to Democratic strongholds, ..."

Archimedes: "Ace is up. ..."

Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden: "NOODlum. ..."

Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden: "FIRST!!!!! ..."

The ARC of History!: "[i]Whatever the Grand Jury decides, its considerat ..."

Moonbeam : "Good afternoon Ace! ..."

Mister Scott (Formerly GWS): "I personally think the leaks of trump's pending ar ..."

sockamster, gator: "oh yeah, aside from the statute of limitations hav ..."

Pudinhead: "335 What gaudy part of Trump's persona do blacks l ..."

Anna Puma: "Thousand Millimeter Reich Don't you have a step ..."

Rodrigo Borgia: "> Paul Krugman and Robert Reich made a baby. Anth ..."

Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden: "[i]Article at American Thinker today showed voters ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64