Friday, March 01, 2024

Blaze Investigator Asked to Self-Surrender to the FBI over his January 6 Reporting

In the wake of his Blaze Media reporting on The Truth About January 6th, such as Proof of Perjury, Steve Baker has now been notified that he is due to be arrested over his January 6 reporting or, to be more specific, that the FBI wants him to self-surrender to the agency in the morning in Dallas. 

Hopefully, friends and allies (VIPs?) will be present to film and record the scenes…

Instapundit's Ed Driscoll has more… (And many thanks to Sarah Hoyt…)

Just for the record, here are three incontrovertible truths about January 6 written over the past three years:

The January 6 Protest Summarized in One Single Sentence

Please stand to attention for a one-single-sentence summary of the January 6 protest, or the January 6 riot, or the January 6 mêlée, or the January 6 controversy, or the January 6 committee — or whatever you choose to call it:

The critical date is not January 6;
the critical date is November 3.
It is not January 6 (2021) — repeated (quite deliberately) ad nauseam by the Democrats and the mainstream media alike (it is no accident that that date is the name of the committee that could just as well have been called, say, the Congress Breach Committee) — that is the significant date; no, the historical date is November 3 (2020).

The Central Absurd Inconsistency of the Ray Epps Conundrum Described in Two Sentences

Well, Leftists, which is it?

EITHER the January 6 protests were so wicked that the fiendish scoundrels who participated — all of them (not least the ringleaders) — should be persecuted to the full extent of the law. 

OR ELSE, insofar as we accept that one of the protesters — and a ringleader, at that — is no more than a "poor schmuck" who should be left alone (as the man most visible in urging the masses to march on the capitol was described by one irate Democrat member of the Jan. 6 Committee), then all (or at least the majority) of the other protesters should be left off the hook, exactly like Ray Epps, no more and no less.

American Thinker: Let's Stop Using the Words "Trump Tried to Overturn the 2020 Election"; It's Unprofessional Journalism 

It is easier for the world to accept
a simple lie than a complex truth

— Alexis de Tocqueville

After almost three years — and as Democrats in Colorado and Maine ban Donald Trump from the Centennial State's ballot — it is beyond time for the media to stop "reporting" that "Trump tried to overturn a presidential election" and to quit referring matter-of-factly: to "the election that Trump lost"; to "Trump's defeat" and his "baseless" "false claims"; and to "Trump is challenging the results" of "Biden's victory (in, say, Georgia)" and to "swing the election in his favor".

 … This is not a neutral, objective, and non-partisan view of of the facts of the 2020 election. Far from it. No. It is the (self-serving) DNC version. It is akin to asking "When did you stop beating your wife?" 

Phrases like “baseless fraud claims”, “sham election investigations”, and “false claims of election fraud” come straight from the Democratic Party. At a minimum, readers and viewers are used to circumspect "allegedlys," to prudent "reportedlys," and to cautious "accused ofs". What happened to them?

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Jixie and the Catman at CPAC 2024

I got tagged the Catman at CPAC 2024 and for what I admit is a very good reason: since my 19-year-old cat needs daily medication, the only way that I could provide for Jixie Juny was to bring her over the Atlantic Ocean (the cat handled the 8 hour 10 minute flight quite well). 

Having her as an "emotional support animal" (or as I have to admit that I cheekily called her — only to designated #CPAC members — an "emotional support pussy") lead to a bevy of photo shoots (Zuma's Dominic Gwinn plus NurPhoto) and interviews at the Gaylord Convention Center, including with Sky News and of the Washington Times

Erik Svane flew nearly 9 hours from Paris with his cat to attend CPAC. Mr. Svane, who is in his mid-50s, has worked on a conservative political blog in France for two decades. He believed that the Supreme Court would intervene on Mr. Trump’s behalf, and not allow “kangaroo courts” to decide who runs for office and who doesn’t. 

“I see that as show trials and can’t believe this is happening in America,” Mr. Svane said. “I’m hoping it’ll wake more people up to what a rotten system we have right now.”

Internationally, a couple ofand Mandel Ngan of La Provence and AFP (reproduced by La Croix, MSN, TV5, and Boursorama, merci à Aléric Flair).

Erik Svane, un Américain qui vit à Paris venu spécialement depuis la capitale pour voir Donald Trump, tranche : "Il faut continuer à aider l’Ukraine mais le problème c’est que Joe Biden et les démocrates n’expliquent jamais rien. Ils disent simplement +il faut envoyer de l’argent+. Alors que si on explique pourquoi, ce serait plus simple."

Sur son épaule trône son chat, baptisé "Jixie Juny", qui fait l’attraction dans les couloirs de la convention. "Un vrai trumpiste", rigole le Parisien d’adoption. "Mais lui, il n’aura pas le droit de voter" le 5 novembre pour élire le prochain président.

Update: I have been searching the internet for more photos/videos. If any reader finds any others, I wouldn't mind getting the hyperlinks… (Thanks for the Instalink, fellow cat-lover…)

Related: • Jixie Juny Is Only Cat or Household Pet to Attend Trump's Speech Finale 

• CPAC: Phoenix Airport Shocker — Vast Number of Illegal Immigrants Being Outfitted for Plane Trip