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Even if the ratings have been mediocre, Nancy Pelosi’s January 6 show trial has had its arresting moments, as you might expect from a made-for-TV drama produced by a former ABC News president.

Video of former Attorney General Bill Barr saying he always thought election-fraud claims by then-President Donald Trump were “bulls–t” was a highlight.

“I thought, ‘Boy if [Trump] really believes this stuff . . . he’s become detached from reality,” Barr told the committee in a snippet of recorded testimony played at Monday’s hearing.

Barr’s declaration in December 2020, four weeks after the election, that the Justice Department had found no evidence to support allegations of widespread voter fraud was the death blow to efforts to change the result.

If Trump had stopped then and understood that winning the two Senate runoffs in Georgia the following month were crucial to his legacy, the country would have been spared a lot of suffering and Joe Biden’s adventurism would have been kept in check. 

Trump was the most damaged by the January 6 riot. It handed his enemies a gift, discredited future revelations of election rigging and overshadowed the achievements of his presidency.

But there are so many jarring ­hypocrisies and disconnects in the partisan J6 committee, and its grand narrative of a conspiracy orchestrated by Trump and assorted Proud Boys to overturn the election, that we all have to be detached from reality to believe it.

A video clip is displayed of former Attorney General Bill Barr as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its first public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2022.
During the hearing, a video of former Attorney General Bill Barr saying he always thought election-fraud claims by then-President Donald Trump were “bulls–t” was played.
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Dems are delusional if they think hysterically dramatizing the events of that sad day will help them in the midterms or move the dial one iota on public perception of the Biden administration’s failures.

Our memories don’t lie. A two-tier system of justice that offers benign forbearance to violent Democratic allies who break the law and punitive zero tolerance toward nonviolent Trump supporters has destroyed any concept of accountability.

Antifa reign of terror

We can’t forget the far more lethal BLM/Antifa riots in the months leading up to the 2020 election, which have gone largely unpunished. Just as the J6 rioters were Trump allies, the Antifa rioters were Democratic allies. One group rots in jail; the other continues its reign of terror unmolested.

An NYPD officer monitors the crowd as an NYPD van burns in the background that was set on fire during a chaotic protest over the death of George Floyd in New York, NY on May 30, 2020.
On May 30, 2020, an NYPD officer monitors the crowd as a police van burns in the background after it was set on fire during a chaotic protest over the death of George Floyd.
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We can’t forget that the whole of Midtown was boarded up in anticipation of the violent riots everyone knew would greet a Trump win. That was the instinct of most people, that the riots were in concert with the Democrats.

We can’t forget the lives lost, the $2 billion of property damage, the cops demoralized, and the lawlessness that persists in our cities as a result.

We can’t forget the violent armed insurrection outside the White House in May 2020, to use the language of Pelosi’s J6 committee. Domestic terrorists, breaking down barriers, firebombing the historic St. John’s Church, injuring police in an attempt to storm the White House. This was The Washington Post’s idea of “mostly peaceful protests.”

We can’t forget that the president and his family had to be whisked into an underground bunker that night for their safety. Yet few were brought to account. Felony rioting charges brought by police against more than 100 people were almost all dropped.

We can’t forget the way Biden gave a wink and a nod to the Defund the Police movement during his campaign. The candidate who once styled himself as a law-and-order guy but then refused to condemn violent anarchists torching our cities was happy to slime cops as “systemically racist.”

Nor has he condemned the current violence of pro-abortion activists, the attempted assassination of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the continuing harassment of judges outside their homes and attacks on pro-life centers across the country since the leak last month of a draft opinion suggesting the court would overturn Roe v. Wade.

Protesters march past Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home on June 8, 2022 in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Pro-choice protesters march past Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home on June 8 following the leak of a draft opinion that suggested Roe v. Wade would be overturned.
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Those abortion enthusiasts parading and picketing outside Justice Kavanaugh’s house are breaking federal criminal law every bit as much as J6 defendants parading and picketing at the Capitol were. But they get to do it day after day.

The FBI conspicuously sent 15 agents to investigate a fake racist noose in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage, but the agency is invisible when it comes to the terrorist campaign on pro-life centers by an Antifa-linked group calling itself “Jane’s Revenge.”

The FBI field office in Milwaukee told The Federalist that the Madison Police Department “remains the lead agency . . . on the investigation” into the firebombing and vandalism of the Wisconsin Family Action building last month.

Jane’s Revenge claimed credit for this and other attacks, declaring “open season” on pro-lifers and promising to escalate the violence, in a statement Tuesday warning of “increasingly drastic measures” that may not be “so easily cleaned up as fire and graffiti.” 

But the Department of Homeland Security’s reaction to this paroxysm of unhinged violence has been bizarrely obtuse. In a confused intelligence bulletin titled “Potential for Threats to Public Safety in Response to Abortion Debate,” it warned of vague abortion-related extremism across “the broader ideological spectrum,” without specifying whether the threat was from pro- or anti-abortion activists.

Kowtowing to the left

If you were in any doubt that this was a kowtow to the left, in the next breath the bulletin describes years-old, even decades-old, “historic . . . violent acts . . . primarily committed by abortion-related violent extremists that opposed abortion rights.”

In this Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, photo Republican congressional candidate Mayra Flores speaks at a Cameron County Conservatives event in Brownsville, Texas.
Republican Mayra Flores defeated the leading Democratic candidate for an open congressional seat in a historically blue region of South Texas in a Tuesday special election.
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But the current threat is from one side, the side that is in a frenzy at the prospect that Roe v. Wade could be overturned. 

This false-equivalence gambit by the DHS is just another smokescreen to divert blame from the main cause of mayhem in the country: left-wing anarchist violence, which is allowed to continue unchecked because it suits Democrats.

So forgive us if we don’t get worked up about the J6 committee’s case against Trump.

The country has bigger fish to fry, like surviving the next two years of Biden. 

On Tuesday, the people spoke when a mostly Hispanic community in the Rio Grande Valley elected a Republican to a Texas seat considered permanently Democrat. Mexican-born Mayra Flores wore a “Border Patrol” hat to defeat Democrat Dan Sanchez in the middle of Pelosi’s show trial.

We’ve moved on.


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Kourtney Kardashian uses Kopari Coconut Melt to ‘look good naked’

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Kourtney Kardashian’s no stranger to showing skin.

Whether the reality star’s modeling lingerie, baring it all in a bikini or packing on PDA with husband Travis Barker, she’s clearly confident about her body — and relies on a selection of tried-and-true products to keep her skin in tip-top shape.

In one of her first-ever Poosh stories, fittingly titled “How to Look Good Naked,” the 43-year-old outlines some of her body care essentials, including La Mer The Body Crème ($300), Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Aging Body Cream ($95) and Le Labo’s Pin 12 Candle ($82) — the latter because “lighting is everything.”

But not everything on Kardashian’s list will bust your budget. She also swears by Kopari Organic Coconut Melt, which will set you back just $29 for a full-sized jar or $18 for a mini version.

“In order to achieve glowy skin, it’s important to moisturize everything — everywhere — at least once a day,” the Poosh piece reads. “Don’t forget to care for your hands and feet as well; we recommend focusing on these areas at night.”

Billed as “a deep conditioner for your bod,” the product is comprised of 100% organic, unrefined coconut oil, and Kopari suggests applying it “as soon as you step out of the shower and at the end of the day.”

What’s more, the multitasking product also works well as a hair mask, dry shave oil, bath mix-in and belly balm, per the brand.

Snag a tub for yourself below — and get ready to look fabulous in your birthday suit, too.

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Carlos Carrasco’s gem, three homers propel Mets past Marlins

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MIAMI — He’s one tough Cookie these days.

Carlos Carrasco isn’t going to win any contests blowing away hitters, but the right-hander’s offspeed pitches and command — and most importantly, his health — have converged this season to give the Mets an invaluable rotation piece.

On Saturday, he gave his team 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in a 4-0 victory over the Marlins at loanDepot park. Carrasco extended his scoreless streak over his past three starts to 18 ²/₃ innings.

The win was No. 100 in Carrasco’s career, making the 35-year-old the eighth Venezuelan-born pitcher to reach the milestone. Carrasco last surrendered a run on July 9 against the Marlins at Citi Field.

The Mets (63-37) won their fifth straight and reached the 100-game mark with the franchise’s most victories since 1986.

Overall, Carrasco allowed four hits and struck out seven with two walks. Seth Lugo replaced Carrasco in the eighth inning after Charles Leblanc had doubled with two outs. But Leblanc was picked off second base by Tomas Nido, ensuring Carrasco’s scoreless streak continued.

Carlos Carrasco didn't allow a run in the Mets' 4-0 win over the Marlins.
Carlos Carrasco didn’t allow a run in the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Marlins.
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Lugo remained in the game to pitch a scoreless ninth inning, allowing Edwin Diaz a day off following a 10-pitch outing Friday in which he struck out the side.

The Mets will try for a three-game sweep of the reeling Marlins on Sunday with Taijuan Walker on the mound.

After scuffling at the plate for seven innings, the Mets gave Carrasco breathing room in the eighth when Francisco Lindor and J.D. Davis each blasted a solo homer to give the Mets a 4-0 lead. Davis’ homer, in a pinch-hitting appearance, came as the Mets are searching on the trade market for a right-handed bat to solidify the DH spot.

The Mets have traded for two lefty bats in the last week-plus to bolster the other half of the DH equation. One of those additions, Tyler Naquin, debuted for the Mets on Saturday in left field and went 0-for-4. Daniel Vogelbach started at DH and drew a walk in four plate appearances.

Carrasco’s gem was the latest strong performance by a Mets starting pitcher. Entering play, the Mets had a 2.45 ERA from the starting rotation in July, which ranked second in the major leagues. Chris Bassitt had a rare flat start for the Mets a night earlier, when he allowed four earned runs over six innings.

Jeff McNeil hit a solo homer in the third against rookie Nick Neidert to give the Mets their first run. The homer was the first since June 14 for McNeil, who entered the day with a .162/.240/.191 slash line in July.

The Mets weren’t finished in the inning: Nido, Brandon Nimmo and Lindor all singled. Lindor’s hit extended the Mets’ lead to 2-0 and gave the shortstop 68 RBIs for the season before he reached 69 with his blast later.

Carrasco was challenged in the first inning, when he allowed a single to Miguel Rojas and walk to Jesus Aguilar before retiring JJ Bleday for the final out. In the fourth, Carrasco surrendered a leadoff single, but he escaped the inning when he got Bleday to ground into a double-play.


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A brazen career criminal with more than 50 arrests on his rap sheet, including rape, was busted for trying to steal a moped from outside a lower Manhattan police station.

Jon Matos was caught red-handed approaching the $1,200 bike outside the 5th Precinct, sources said.

He was allegedly using a set of burglary tools Friday to try to bust the lock of the bike, which was vouchered property, cops and sources said.

Matos, a homeless father of three, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of attempted grand larceny and possession of burglary tools.

The proceeding was delayed for hours, sources said, after Matos allegedly became angry with a cellmate who used the facilities — but didn’t courtesy flush.

“I was just f–king with it. It’s not my tools,” he allegedly told an NYPD detective, said Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Megan Mers during the court proceeding.

Judge Valentina Morales Saturday agreed to give Matos supervised release in the moped case.

“Thank you, your honor,” Matos told Morales.

But instead of hitting the streets once again, Matos was held on outstanding charges from the 23rd Precinct in an unrelated case, authorities said.

It was his second appearance before a judge in a week: Matos was in court days earlier, charged with grand larceny, petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property and was released in yet another incident.

Matos has racked up dozens of busts for burglary, robbery, fare evasion — including the 1999 rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Crime is up in six of the seven major crimes measured by the department contributed to the increase — though the seventh category, murders, dropped a noticeable 31.6% last month in comparison to numbers compiled in June 2021, according to the NYPD’s preliminary statistics.

Grand larceny spiked 41%, robbery rose 36.1% and burglary went up 33.8%.

When addressing the crime spike last month, NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said the department was arresting the same people for crimes “over and over again.”

Other recent and brazen repeat offenders include veteran shoplifter Isaac “Man of Steal” Rodriguez, who was finally locked up in January after dozens of arrests for stealing to support his drug habit.

Laron Mack, whose catchphrase is “I steal for a living,” has been arrested more than 50 times. Another serial stealer, James Connelly, was busted in December for involvement in 28 separate incidents over three months.

Last month, accused serial shoplifter Lorenzo McLucas, 34, was nabbed for stealing from the cosmetics counter at a Duane Reade on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, according to cops and court documents.

McLucas, who was released on his own recognizance, has notched 122 prior arrests.


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