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Botany's Journal
Botany's Journal
December 1, 2022

Elmer Rhodes might very well die in prison or he is going to be very old when he gets out.

WASHINGTON — Stewart Rhodes, founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was found guilty on Tuesday, Nov. 29, of seditious conspiracy for last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol in a failed bid to overturn then-President Donald
Trump's 2020 election loss — an important victory for the Justice Department.


Four other Oath Keepers members charged with seditious conspiracy are due to go to trial in December. Members of another right-wing group called the Proud Boys, including its former chairman Enrique Tarrio, also are due to head to trial on seditious conspiracy charges in December.


Seditious conspiracy is up to 20 years, he is facing another 40 years on his other convictions, and since I THINK
this was in a federal court you have to do much of your time before you are up for parole. I hope U.S. District
Judge Amit Mehta thinks of Officer Sicknick when sentencing Elmer.

Elmer and Alex Jones

December 1, 2022

Happy thought.

So Elmer Rhodes is in prison tonight and will be for many years.

20 years for seditious conspiracy and up to 40 years for his other crimes.

Will Rhodes now give up Stone and Trump to try to cut a deal?

November 30, 2022

Simple Questions. Will he (TFG) die in prison? Or will he even be sent to prison?

These documents alone should be enough to send him to the US Super Max in Colorado.
He was either selling or trading this top secret information to Russia, Saudi Arabia, and I
have little doubt that this information went to China too.

November 29, 2022

So the media and the Republicans are just now learning about Trump's racism and antisemitism?

Oh please what a dose of codswallop. His bigotry has always been there to see. On Oct. 12, 2018 TFG went to
Lebanon, OH for a rally and during that rally he stood up in front of God, all of those slack jawed MAGA people,
and the TV cameras and praised good old Gen. Robert E Lee for his skills and blamed rich internationalists aka
"the Jews" for paying for a caravan of migrants coming up through Mexico to the Texas border.

Trump's praise of Bobby Lee in Lebanon, OH was no accident because that area of OH is home to the Klan in OH
and all kinds of right wing racist thoughts and people. You used to be able to see a barn off of I-71 north bound
side that had a barn with the confederate flag on its roof and that was 100% KKK. Also many of the people
arrested for violence at the "Unite the Right" white power/neo nazi rally in Charlottesville, VA in 2017 were from
or had connections to that area of S.W. OH including the person who ran over and killed that young lady. Also
the idiot who shot @ the FBI office in Cincinnati after the raid on Merde a Logo was from that area too. Trump
and his people were well aware of that and they were playing up to American racism with his speech in Lebanon, OH.

As per TFG's antisemitism during that same speech where he blamed rich internationalists (the Jews) for paying
for "dark people" to come to America and that talk helped to fuel the sick mind of a domestic terrorist to attack on
The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, PA shortly there after.

These dark forces are what Trump sees as his real base, his playing up to them did not just start start with last
weekend's dinner @ Merde a Logo with those 3 loathsome shits, and Trump has every intention on trying to start
some violence with his racist, antisemitic, and Christo Fascist followers when he is hopefully brought to justice for
his countless crimes against the American people and the world.

sorry to

Trump in Lebanon, OH Oct. 12, 2018

November 25, 2022

Is Cheetos and Riesling a complete meal?

just asking.

November 22, 2022

What a real hero does and says. Richard M. Fierro, protect your people

“These kids want to live that way, want to have a good time, have at it,” “I’m happy about it because that is what I fought for, ..."

COLORADO SPRINGS — Richard M. Fierro was at a table in Club Q with his wife, daughter and friends on Saturday, watching a drag show, when the sudden flash of gunfire ripped across the nightclub and instincts forged during four combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan instantly kicked in. Fight back, he told himself, protect your people.


“I don’t know exactly what I did, I just went into combat mode,” Mr. Fierro said, shaking his head as he stood in his driveway, an American flag hanging limp in the freezing air. “I just know I have to kill this guy before he kills us.”


It was Mr. Fierro’s first time at a drag show, and he was digging it. He had spent 15 years in the Army, and now relished his role as a civilian and a father, watching one of his daughter’s old high-school friends perform.

“These kids want to live that way, want to have a good time, have at it,” he said as he described the night. “I’m happy about it because that is what I fought for, so they can do whatever they hell they want.”

Mr. Fierro was trying to get better at going out. In Iraq and Afghanistan he’d been shot at, seen roadside bombs shred trucks in his platoon, and lost friends. He was twice awarded the Bronze Star.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/us/colorado-springs-shooting-club-q-hero.html no paywall


And even after this senseless shooting triggered by hate speech Mike Pompeo was out there fanning the flames of hatred
against a women who has never bothered him one time. The most dangerous person in the world is Randi Weingarten,”
Pompeo said.

November 21, 2022

This has to be from the Onion. McCarthy Plans Special Committee on China

thanx to DUer discocrisco01 for posting


The House already has a committee that deals with China: The House Foreign Affairs Committee*

Good God in Butter what a fucking idiot. Any doubt that the House thanx to gerrymandering and SCOTUS
will become a shit show is now gone.

The House Intelligence Committee deals with these issues too.

* Been around since 1822

November 21, 2022

I'm going to starve

This cold snap has finished off my sugar snap peas
that was still growing a few days ago but it was too late for the pollinators.

Well, maybe l can live on my dried Joe's Long red peppers, horse radish, and red skin potatoes.

November 18, 2022

E. Musk, "Anyone who actually writes software, please report to the 10th floor at 2 p.m. today."

BTW a question for the smart I.T. / DU people. What will happen to Twitter if it has no real time
human type support people ready to go 24/7? Can Twitter "run on its own" through A.I. and the
programs that "run things" which are already installed? Any "moving parts" than need to be oil?

thanx to DUer PSBS


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