The Morning Report 1/23/24

Good morning, kids. So, Nikki Haley won Dixville Notch, NH at midnight. That’s it folks. All over by the shouting. Might as well not even have a convention and just proclaim her the nominee. What a farce. Not even so much something that’s the moral equivalent of throwing out a first pitch at the World Series but the whole election in general. I don’t mean to mock the traditional midnight vote in that tiny hamlet let alone the World Series, because of what they represent. Or to be more accurate, what they once represented.

I’ve been saying for quite a while that I get the sense that America as founded or as it more or less was operating since the end of the Second World War until about 9/11/01 is indeed dead and we’re still going about our business in a zombie-like state. We have the illusion of regular order despite the incontestable and massive amount of evidence to the contrary.

The slow motion coup against the republic which started around 1913 with Woodrow Wilson, or perhaps in the aftermath of the Civil War (please let’s not waste pixels, time and space on that moot argument) went pedal to the metal when the Twin Towers came down and, aside for a brief oasis of a pause between 2017 and 2020, vanished like the mirage it was. Even sudden revolutions aren’t as sudden and spontaneous as they seem. Conditions on the ground fester for a protracted period and then the “people” (or likely a relatively small band of miscreants) storm the gates of the presidium and take over. 

Yet still we persist because even with everything seemingly crashing in around us, we still go to work, take care of our families, pay our taxes (!!!), and try to live as moral, God-fearing, decent people while trying to find what joy we can in our lives. Like life itself, the ability to do all of these things depends upon societal stability and the unspoken contract between ourselves, our neighbors and our fellow citizens. It’s a contract based upon mutual respect, mutual recognition, despite even stark geographic, ethnic and cultural differences, of a shared national identity and heritage. 

That’s out the window. You know it and I know it. There can be no more pussyfooting around and playing kabuki theater. 

A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed Border Patrol agents to cut razor wire that Texas installed on the U.S.-Mexico border, while a lawsuit over the wire continues.

The justices, by a 5-4 vote, granted an emergency appeal from the Biden administration, which has been in an escalating standoff at the border with Texas and had objected to an appellate ruling in favor of the state. . . 

. . . Abbott also has authorized installing floating barriers in the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass and allowed troopers to arrest and jail thousands of migrants on trespassing charges. The administration also is challenging those actions in federal court.

A federal appeals court last month forced federal agents to stop cutting the concertina wire. Large numbers of migrants have crossed at Eagle Pass in recent months.

In court papers, the administration said the wire impedes Border Patrol agents from reaching migrants as they cross the river and that, in any case, federal immigration law trumps Texas’ own efforts to stem the flow of migrants into the country.

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor sided with the administration. Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas voted with Texas. No one provided any explanation for their vote.

If I want to be charitable, I’d say that Roberts and Coney Island are still operating under the delusion that everything his hunky dory, business as usual and Greg Abbott was a naughty boy by doing what he did. Of course, there is some considerable legal argumentation that a state (and in particular Texas) indeed has precedence over the federal government over aspects of immigration policy and borders, the particulars that going back nearly 200 years themselves. In fact, I would think that someone who sits on SCOTUS or any bench for that matter would know this, but we live in the era of Claudine Gay and Kentanji Brown-25.

And that era is post-America. We know that the other three hacks-in-black on the court are Marxist rubber stamps who could care fuck all about the document they are there to allegedly defend, except when they can use it or more likely distort it like a funhouse mirror if political expediency to advance Marxism dictates. As for Roberts and Coney Island, I think their main concern is maintaining status on the D.C. cocktail party circuit.

The country is gone. What’s going on at the border is just a prime example of not merely this illegitimate junta abandoning its responsibility to defend it, but actively engaging in the border’s destruction, the intentional jettisoning of any kind of sane immigration policy and allowing what amounts to a massive invasion of unvetted foreigners into the country. The most benign of which will destabilize our economy and burden the tax-paying citizenry. Many others will endanger the latter via violent crime – and with the non-prosecution via Soros DAs, this is anarcho-terrorism – while a not insignificant subset of those are hell-bent on committing acts of terrorism, perhaps resulting in mass casualty events similar to if not potentially greater than 9/11/01 itself.

Worst of all, the junta in DC is even admitting that “it’s only a matter of time” until this happens! 

That now puts the floating barricade directly in Governor Greg Abbott’s court. Tucker Carlson had some thoughts on this:

Carlson took to Twitter to claim “everyone in power” has allegedly “decided to destroy the country” in regards to allowing the border crisis to continue. Carlson additionally questioned where the “men of Texas” were, asking why they were not “protecting their state and nation.” 

“So it’s unanimous: everyone in power, from the White House, to the hedge fund managers, to the Supreme Court of the United States has decided to destroy the country by allowing it to be invaded. That leaves the population to defend itself. Where are the men of Texas? Why aren’t they protecting their state and the nation?” Carlson tweeted out. . . .

. . . Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has since responded to the ruling on Twitter, saying the legal battle “is not over.” He added that he will “continue to defend Texas’ constitutional authority to secure the border and prevent the Biden [junta] from destroying our property.” The Texas governor emphasized that the razor wire is “an effective deterrent to the illegal crossings” seen at the border.

Governor Abbott, there is no legal battle. The Federal government has obviously, deliberately and intentionally abrogated it’s duty and responsibility to protect the citizenry of your state and the entire nation. They have absolutely shattered the social contract between the citizenry and the people who supposedly elected them (the 2020 stolen election notwithstanding). 

The time is now, the place is Texas and the spotlight is on you. There is only one correct, justified and righteous response to the Supreme Court:


By acquiescing to this decision, you will be endangering the lives of your constituents and the American people. You will also send a signal that will embolden the junta to impose whatever other insane tyrannical edicts they want without any consequences. 

The line in the sand has got to be drawn here. We may be in a zombie state but very soon now, everything is going to go. For sure if you allow them to flood the country with even more foreign invaders who will do this nation grave harm, whether the invaders intend it or not. 

This is it. Do or die. And the NH primary is today, or something.


  • Michael Walsh: “Dismantling the Surveillance State and its bureaucratic accretions like Homeland Security is, alas, the work of years, decades — if it even can be done. The guiding principle of all toxic amoebas, even those as gargantuan as a federal department, is self-preservation. Once birthed, they aspire to immortality. The western Roman Empire maintained the fiction of consuls right to the end. But we have to start somewhere, and the noxious TSA is as good as place as any.” To Save America, Abolish the TSA
  • Margot Cleveland: “Since the quorum clause requires the physical presence of elected lawmakers, does that make the entire $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill unconstitutional?”Congress’s $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill and Unconstitutional Proxy Voting Go On Trial in Texas
  • “The fertility industry is handing designer babies over to men with zero vetting or scrutiny of their mental fitness or criminal history.” Meet 5 Accused Pedophiles Who Bought Kids Through Surrogacy



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  • “A lot of people on Wall Street have been living in this pipe dream of Trump not getting the nomination. People were in the first stage of [grief], denial,” a private equity firm executive told CNBC anonymously. “Now they’re trying to get their heads around the fact that Trump could be the nominee.” Trump’s 2024 Prospects Prompt Wall Street Execs to Stop Opposing Him as Some Mull Support: Report
  • “Biden’s insistence that everything is fine cuts against voters’ actual daily experiences.” It’s the Economy Again, Stupid
  • “Fain noted that the UAW would hold a formal discussion on who it will endorse at a later point, according to Reuters. The lack of an endorsement flies in the face of efforts by the Democrats, namely Biden, who showed strong support for the UAW during its six-week-long strike that occurred last year and has vocally supported calls for unionization at automakers like Tesla.” (Meh. They’ll endorse Biden sooner or later – jjs) Major Union Continues to Withhold Endorsement of Biden Despite Dem Efforts



  • “The apparent self-inflicted gunshot death of 23-year-old Romeo Nance in Texas followed a manhunt by multiple law enforcement agencies. At a news conference, Joliet police Chief Bill Evans said at 12:04 p.m. Monday, his officers were notified by the Will County Sheriff’s office about several people found dead in two separate houses in the 2200 block of West Acres Road, near Madison Street.” (Name that melanin content! – jjs) Suspect Dead in Texas After 8 People are Killed at 3 Locations in Joliet, Illinois
  • “…our top priority must be the safety and wellbeing of our Customers and Associates – we cannot ask them to visit or work in an unsafe environment.” Oakland Losing Its Only In-N-Out Restaurant Due to Crime






  • “While some hold other theories surrounding Epstein’s death, his brother Mark believes another prisoner was able to sneak into Jeffrey’s cell and murder him. According to the brother, not all of the cells on the tier that housed Jeffrey Epstein had been locked that night — giving potential opportunity to other inmates. Mark Epstein does still acknowledge, however, that someone may have had his brother killed on that night in August of 2017.”Epstein’s Brother Says He Didn’t Kill Himself, Blasting “Bullshit” DOJ Report
  • “The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) filed the complaint to the Office of Congressional Ethics against Reps. Cori Bush (D-MO), Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), Sean Casten (D-IL), Greg Casar (D-TX), Maxwell Frost (D-FL), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Ritchie Torres (D-NY). They are all accused of linking official government resources to their campaign accounts, a violation of federal law and House ethics rules regulating the social media activity of Congress.”
 Malig-Nancy Pelosi, Titty-Caca AOC Accused of Abusing Official Government Resources in Watchdog Complaint
  • “Elias’ work for Menendez is the latest example of the campaign lawyer’s hypocrisy. Elias portrays himself as a staunch defender of democracy—he runs an organization called ‘Democracy Docket’—but has been a major player in the Democratic Party’s attempts to influence elections through propaganda and disinformation.” Bob Menendez Spent Thousands To Retain Dem Super Lawyer Marc Elias and Hunter Biden’s Firm


  • . . . Trump invited entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, Gov. Doug Burgum (R-ND), and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) to join him on stage at the rally, which was broadcasted by Rightside Broadcasting. All three former 2024 presidential candidates have endorsed the 45th president in the past eight days, as has Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), who exited the race on Sunday after placing second in Iowa. Trump lauded DeSantis on Monday as “a very good competitor” who “fought hard and … fought well.” Trump Brings in Big Guns for New Hampshire Rally Finale
  • “Haley is getting good numbers with independents, but she’s gonna have to get out of this world numbers with them, and she’s gonna have to do better than these polls are indicating with core Republicans. The numbers just aren’t gonna add up for her in New Hampshire, and if they don’t add up for her in New Hampshire, it’s hard to find a state where they possibly could.” Trump is Defying “Modern Rule” in New Hampshire. It Could Spell Disaster for Haley.
  • “The poll involved 2,348 likely Republican voters, canvassed from January 16-19, a few days before DeSantis suspended his campaign.” Most New Hampshire DeSantis Voters Back Trump Over Haley
  • “Trump support among the college-educated is growing.” College Grads for Trump
  • “Trump’s victory was one of retribution and rejection towards the old Republican Party and an embrace of a new brand of firebrand conservatism that the country needs.” Trump’s Iowa Caucus Win Blew the Establishment Away
  • “The J.P. Morgan Chase CEO had liberals clutching at their pearls when he copped to a simple but (in some circles) unutterable truth: Former President Donald Trump — or the GOP in general — was right about a lot. . . Democrats continue to ignore these issues, and to treat Trump supporters with contempt, at their own peril.” (Dimon is a two-faced globalist. All this is is Clinton-style triangulation until his side can once again get the upper hand – jjs)Jamie Dimon’s MAGA Warning to Dems is Right On Target

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  • “Only around 10 percent of Germans currently support leaving the European Union. Even among AfD voters, it is presently a minority position, with 45 percent support. Nevertheless, Weidel’s anti-mass migration, anti-net zero party looks poised to make significant gains in regional elections and elections to the European Parliament in 2024, topping polls in the areas that used to comprise East Germany.” German Populist Leader Wants Brexit-Style Referendum on Leaving EU
  • “Klaus and his globalist dandies are terrified that you know the emperor wears no clothes and that they are standing in front of the world ideologically naked. That’s a reason for optimism in 2024.” The Jig is Up for the World Economic Forum
  • “The elites’ legacy policy of demonizing and grinding down the middle class is running into internal opposition. This is actually a healthy and encouraging sign.” Ruling Class Disturbance
  • “For a gathering of people that gets excited about mass surveillance and brain chips, the WEF was surprisingly easy to get into without any credentials.” What Happened When I Showed Up to Davos Uninvited


  • “The United States Navy identified the two Navy SEALs who were killed in action during a mission earlier this month off the coast of Africa. Spain and Japan assisted the U.S. in searching for Navy Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Christopher J. Chambers, 37, and Navy Special Warfare Operator 2nd Class Nathan Gage Ingram, 27, after they went missing on January 11.” (RIP – jjs) U.S. Navy Identifies Two SEALs Killed in Action
  • “The FDA’s proposed rule to ban menthol cigarettes would allow terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah to rake in millions from black market menthol cigarettes and use the profits to finance their terrorist activities, and therefore represents a national security threat to the United States,” Cotton wrote, according to a copy of the letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. How Biden’s Menthol Cigarette Ban Could Line Terrorists’ Pockets
  • “US government officials failed to keep tabs on developers from China, Russia, Iran, and other American adversaries, who were allowed to purchase acreage near areas vital to nation’ security.” New GAO Report: Foreign Developers Own 40 Million Acres of U.S. Land Near Military Bases




  • “Davidson, a Scottish-born man whose real name is James Scott Davidson, claims to have transitioned to a woman in 2015 and was given permission by the LPGA to compete as a woman starting in 2021. Since then, he has won numerous women’s tournaments and is on track to earning his professional golf card with the league.” (I am sick of these psychos and the fiends using them as weapons to dismantle normalcy for political gain – jjs)“Misinformed Hatred”: Trans Golfer Cries Discrimination After Backlash over LPGA Bid
  • During his sentencing, presiding judge Lord Arthurson called out Miller’s “intentions” in wearing women’s clothing while approaching his victim “wicked and predatory, and clearly involved a substantial component of planning.” Miller’s defense attorney Victoria Dow argued to the appeal court in Edinburgh on January 19 that “Too much weight has been attached to that factor,” adding that “It is clear the appellant has experienced psychological difficulties throughout his life.” Scottish Trans Pedo Who Kidnapped, Sexually Abused 11-Year-Old Girl Seeks Reduction of 20-Year Prison Sentence
  • “Pro-trans activists accuse a critical organization of being an ‘agent of uncertainty.’” Doubt As a Badge of Honor



  • The King Center confirmed his death in a statement Monday. The organization said his wife, Leah Weber King, was with him at the time of his death and noted that he quietly battled prostate cancer behind the scenes. “He transitioned peacefully in his sleep at home with me in Malibu,” Leah said, according to TMZ. Martin Luther King’s Youngest Son, Dexter Scott King, Dead at 62
  • “As a grandfather of little girls and tweens, I found it disconcerting that kids that age were shopping for makeup. Actually, it looked like they were running around the store, causing havoc. So I went out and sat on a bench and listened to a mother trying to calm a screaming baby. It was much more soothing.” Kids Storm Sephora, Influencers Panic

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