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January 09, 2023

The Deal The Freedom Caucus Struck Will Guarantee Two Investigative Panels, One on the "Weaponization of Federal Law Enforcement," the Other On the Origins of COVID

A lot of the weakling fake Republicans screamed and screamed that someone was daring to challenge the establishment.

It's a curious thing that people like Bret Baier told his audience every night after the election that people must be patient while they counted the votes for two fucking weeks, but then freaked out over the House voting for Speaker over the course of four days. When the Democrats demanded everyone wait for their vote count, Bret Baier told viewers to wait and be patient. When Democrats told everyone it was "chaos" and that people should freak out, Bret Baier told them it was chaos and they should freak out.

Also astonishing was Bret Baier's incredible flip on Donald Trump. Baier is in inveterate anti-Trumper -- in fact, I think he's just straight-up anti-conservative; I think he's a liberal Democrat -- and yet he interrogated Chip Roy, demanding, essentially, that he vote for Kevin McCarthy for Speaker because Donald Trump told him to, and Donald Trump is apparently our Overlord whose every command must be heeded without question.

The anti-Trumpers and the c*cks -- and I was disappointed to see so many people c*cking out -- were absolutely certain that it didn't matter if the Freedom Caucus extracted guarantees and concessions from McCarthy. All that mattered was that the Establishment should win, because the only important thing is beating "the crazies" and the Tea Party hobbits, otherwise known as the majority of the GOP voting base.

They all insisted -- as they always insist -- that whenever rightists demand something, it's just "political posturing." But when the Establishment wants something, oh baby, that's a real as it comes. That's all about policy and the Good of the Nation, you know.

Again, the only imperative is defeating the actual conservative base of the GOP.

From JustTheNews, here are a couple of "political posturings" the Freedom Caucus got from the lame California liberal Kevin McCarthy and the Establishment.

The deal between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and 20 holdout Republicans created two special investigative panels that will look into two of the most important issues to conservatives: the origins of the COVID-19 virus and the "weaponization" of federal law enforcement agencies like the Justice Department and FBI.

The two subcommittees -- one in the House Judiciary Committee and the other in the House Oversight Committee -- are identified in a draft summary document of the deal between McCarthy and the lawmakers obtained by Just the News. It was confirmed to Just the News by multiple sources who are familiar with the deal.

The House will pass a "resolution establishing a Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary," the document says.

The deal also establishes "the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic of the Committee on Oversight and Accountability to investigate, make findings, and provide legislative recommendations on the origins of the Coronavirus pandemic," the memo states.


Conservative lawmakers have been pressing for a committee modeled after the 1970s Church Committee in the Senate that identified abuses by the FBI and CIA.

Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., told Just the News that McCarthy's support for a sprawling probe of the FBI and DOJ has excited the GOP caucus.

"McCarthy has said that he's creating this Church Committee that's going to investigate the FBI and the DOJ and all these things that were going on," Steube said. "And it is illegal for a person in government to use their position to thwart [speech] for political purposes. And so we're gonna get to the bottom of that.


The focus of the "weaponization" subcommittee will be on the FBI's targeting of conservatives, the treatment of parents as domestic terrorists, and the FBI's use of its powers to pressure social media companies to censor Americans' opinions.

It also will look at a variety of allegations leveled by FBI whistleblowers, many of whom have reached out to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).

The COVID panel will look at the government's "funding of gain-of-function research, the use of taxpayer funds and relief programs to address the pandemic, the effectiveness of laws and regulations to address the Coronavirus pandemic and prepare for future pandemics, the development of vaccines and treatments and the implementation of vaccine mandates for federal employees and the military," the memo states.

The COVID subcommittee will also examine "the economic impact of the pandemic, including state and local government responses, the impact of school closures on American children, Executive Branch decisions and communications related to the pandemic, the protection of whistleblowers who provided information about improper activities, and inter-government cooperation regarding oversight of the preparedness for and response to the pandemic."

It's all just "political posturing," right Bret?

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