Bizarre Rep. Trent Franks Surrogacy Resignation Story Goes Full Surreal with Claim of $5 Million WRITTEN Offer to Have His Baby


Arizona Representative Trent Franks moved his resignation from January to yesterday–Friday–following reports of a $5 million contract offered to a woman staffer to be a surrogate mother for him and his wife.

I looked it up just now. Typically, the cost of a surrogate mother is $35,000 to $40,000 plus expenses.

The $5 million his accuser says he offered makes no sense. It’s way above market value.

Franks, as you can see above, is a race-mixer married to a woman since 1980 who appears to be either Mexican or Filipina.

The story has gotten so insane that I’m bowing out for now. In capsule form, a guy allegedly offers two of his women employees $5 million so his wife of almost 40 years can have another baby.

Somebody’s crazy. We’ll figure it out later.


The head of a prominent conservative group was present last week when a woman who has accused Rep. Trent Franks of asking her to be a surrogate for his child in exchange for $5 million detailed her allegations to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s staff.

Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional Values Coalition, told CNN that the accuser — a former aide whom she did not name — said that she was asked to look over a contract to carry Franks’ child. If she conceived his child, she would be given $5 million, according to Lafferty.

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Witch Hunt! Christian Congressman Trent Franks Resigns Over Complaints by Women About Surrogate Motherhood Conversation

When you’re working in a relaxed workplace such as I imagine Congress to be, sometimes you become friends with your subordinates. That friendship leads to intimate conversation involving details of your personal life.

Conservative Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona had a conversation with two of his women employees that focused on his wife’s infertility and their desire to have another child.

The women, emboldened by the war on men that is sucking in the innocent man and lumping him with the guilty, claim that to be sexual harassment. I disagree, but I’m a nobody.

CBS News

Arizona Republican Trent Franks on Thursday announced he is resigning from Congress, facing a House Ethics Committee investigation as to whether he engaged in conduct that constitutes sexual harassment.

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White Grandma Who Mistakenly Invited Black Teen to Thanksgiving Dinner Last Year Invites Him Back

A tale of white altruism.

I vaguely recall that when Jamal and Granny were in the news last year I commented that she should count the silverware.

I guess it’s all there. She’s invited Jamal to come back every year into the future.


A grandmother who accidentally invited a stranger to Thanksgiving dinner last year when she texted a wrong number has hosted him again this year.

Wanda Dench, of Mesa, Ariz., contacted 18-year-old Jamal Hinton about a month ago to ask if he’d join her family for the second year in a row.

“How could I say no?” Hinton told “She’s like a second grandma.”

The pair met by chance last year when Dench texted her grandson about the family’s Thanksgiving dinner plans — or so she thought. She’d actually messaged Hinton, who she did not know.

When they realized the mistake, Hilton joked, “Can I still get a plate tho?”

“Of course you can,” she wrote back. “That’s what grandmas do… feed everyone.”

After Hinton shared their exchange on Twitter, it promptly went viral and he decided to take her up on her offer.

News cameras were there as they met, and they snapped a photo together.

This time around — out of the glare of the media — the duo got to know each other better.

“We wanted to get to know him without all the news people in our house,” Dench told “It was so busy and crazy we didn’t get to know him personally.”

But this year, “it was a lot nicer,” she said. “It was more low-key.”

And they’re hoping that this won’t be the last year he joins their family.

“We told him he’s invited every year and I will reach out every time. He said he’d love to come,” Dench said. “He is our extended adopted grandson.”

You can imagine how the commenters at Yahoo love this story.


Am I wrong to think that granny’s husband looks henpecked?

Meghan McCain’s Fairytale Wedding Saw Dad Walk Her Down the Aisle to Wed a Half Puerto-Rican “Conservative”



Allegations of plagiarism and secret shilling for Malaysia for money that are discussed at Wikipedia reveal that Meghan’s new husband is as ethically challenged as her father.

That surely more than makes up for having a half Nog for a son-in-law.

Daily Mail

Photos emerged on social media Wednesday showing a beaming Meghan McCain during her wedding to journalist Ben Domenech at the McCain family compound in Arizona on Tuesday.

The conservative co-host of The View, 33, wed her conservative pundit beau Domenech, 35, in Sedona on Tuesday evening.

Among the guests at the intimate wedding were actress Barret Swatek and broadcast journalist SE Cupp.


The guests posted photos of the happy couple on Instagram – including the special moment where they shared a dance.

Another guest at the wedding was Meghan McCain’s former Fox News colleague Katherine Timpf.

The bride and groom kept the affair under wraps.

‘Meghan McCain and Ben Domenech were married today at the McCain family lodge in Sedona, Arizona,’ a McCain representative told PEOPLE on Tuesday.

‘The bride’s father, Senator John McCain, gave her away and they were married by John Dickerson. Following the ceremony, McCain and Domenech celebrated with dinner and dancing surrounded by their family and close friends.’


On November 2, Meghan revealed on The View that she had been engaged to The Federalist publisher for a while and chose to keep it a secret.

‘We have been together for years and we have been engaged for a while and it was a secret,’ she shared with her co-hosts.

She revealed that the pair decided to get married after her father was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive stage 4 brain cancer, over the summer.

In his own appearance on the ABC talk show earlier this month, Senator McCain gave his own stamp of approval.

The 81-year-old Arizona Senator joked on The View earlier this month: ‘He’s a jerk.

‘Actually, he’s a very fine man. I’m very proud and very happy that they’re so happy together.’

Meghan previously described Domenech as ‘the most conservative guy in the history of the world’ and said she would tell other single women to never settle.

‘Wait for people who love strong women,’ she said.

‘The men who love strong, independent women, they’re out there. Don’t settle for anything else.’

It’s best to be suspicions of the conservatives around Meghan. Are they in favor of amnesty, abortion, or anal marriage? Are they as conservative as Senator John McCain.

If so, they’re not conservative at all.

Meghan’s tiresome feminist bull feathers about strong women, blah, blah, blah, is not anything a truly conservative woman would say.

Meghan has always been an airhead who’s full of herself.

I suspect Ben Domenech married her to get his meathooks on some McCain family money when the Senator has mercy on us and finally dies.

Traitor John McCain Kills Tax Reform

U.S. Senator John McCain hurt himself. Aren’t you sad?

It’s his Achilles tendon that’s injured. Add that to his brain tumor and he’s hurting from top to bottom.

Unless …

the story of the brain tumor and the foot injury are psy ops. I’m not sure why the Deep State would produce false medical reports on McCain, but I wouldn’t rule it out.

As to tax reform, if McCain is against it, then on principle I’m for it.

McCain’s hatred of Donald Trump is so intense that he’d rather collapse the economy than help Americans, just so that Trump would get the blame.

Excerpt from Zerohedge

It’s official: The Republican tax reform bill is dead on arrival in the Senate now that John McCain has become the third Republican senator to confirm that he plans to vote against it.

What’s worse for the Trump administration, McCain reportedly wants the bill to receive input from both parties – a criticism that he cited as his reason for voting against the Trump administration’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. This is particularly problematic because there’s approximately zero chance that any Democratic lawmakers will break ranks to vote with Republicans, despite President Donald Trump repeatedly saying that he expects to win a modicum of bipartisan support

.In recent weeks, John McCain has reiterated his demand that Republicans pass their tax plan through a bipartisan process. McCain voted down his party’s Obamacare repeal bill precisely because it failed to meet this standard. And it will be impossible to pass the House plan – or anything close to it – through anything but a secretive, partisan process.

On Monday, Susan Collins declared her opposition to repealing the tax on multimillion-dollar estates. The current bill includes such a repeal, and many House conservatives seem deeply attached to repealing what Republicans have successfully tagged as “the death tax.” And for months now, Bob Corker has also insisted that he wouldn’t vote for any tax plan that adds even a penny to the debt, even during the first ten years, where Congress would legally be allowed to do so. As it stands, the House plan would increase the deficit by a total of $1.5 trillion over ten years.

And at this rate, it’s unclear if the plan in its current form will even pass the House. Republican lawmakers from blue states hammered Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady about measures in the bill to repeal deductions for state and local taxes, while lowering the cap on the mortgage interest-rate deduction to $500,000. It would also eliminate deductions for student-loan interest. Controversially, it will also add an excise tax for corporations involved in cross-border payments that has drawn the ire of the US business community and its army of lobbyists.

Heh, heh. ZH is looking out for us. Will Goldman get what it wants? Of course, both parties are bought and paid for. There’s only one party–the uniparty, with different wings. One problem for us is that tax law is so complicated that we can’t realistically follow the provisions and how they benefit the oligarchs.

Getting back to McCain …

ZH commenters noticed a couple of things. One is the purple tie. Purple is the color sign of the resistance. The second is that McCain is holding his cane in the wrong hand.

Many of the commenters just wish he would die. That’s the voice of the people.


Partial lobomoty so he can’t testify?

Or new Google beta implant?

Never under estimate the healing power of young virgin blood for the vampire class.

Too bad the phony boot is hiding the tracking device on his leg.

Arizona RINO Senator Jeff Flake Declines to Seek Reelection, Slams Trump on Senate Floor to Standing Ovation

Excerpt from AP News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Tuesday he would not seek re-election next year, delivering a forceful condemnation of the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” and bemoaning political complicity in a Senate speech clearly directed at President Donald Trump.

The liars are not Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, and (((Stephen Miller,))) all of whom are finally getting out the message of truth about the swamp and the border-jumping invaders.

No, the liars are people like RINO (Republican in Name Only) Jeff Flake, John McCain, Lindsay Graham, and most of the rest of them.

Speaking to a rapt audience of other senators, the first-term Arizona lawmaker spelled out his frustration and disappointment in a floor speech before relaying the news that he would not be on the ballot in 2018.

“There are times we must risk our careers,” Flake said. “Now is such a time.”

Flake, you ***hole, you are risking NOTHING. Once out of the Senate you’ll be put into a million dollar a year law firm where you’ll do nothing to earn a legitimate living.

Stop, lying, you dumbass. No one with an ounce of brains is buying what you’re selling.

Flake, who has criticized the path that the Republican Party has taken under Trump, said the impulse “to threaten and scapegoat” could turn America and the GOP into a “fearful, backward-looking people” and a “fearful, backward-looking party.” Flake didn’t mention Trump by name, but clearly was directing his remarks at the president and his administration.

Some fears are justified, you POS. Anyone who would deny that globalism and the New World Order isn’t something to fear is a shill for the globalists.

That’s you, Flake, and most of those who gave you a standing ovation.

Flake, a former House member, is a conservative who favors limited government and free markets but one known to work on bipartisan legislation. Most notably, he has worked on immigration legislation aimed at finding a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally.

Conservative? Conservatives have conserved nothing. Cuckservative is a better word.

“A political career does not mean much if we are complicit in undermining these values,” he said. He received applause at the conclusion of his remarks.

His extraordinary speech came shortly after Trump had joined Senate Republicans at their weekly policy luncheon, and came a few hours after the president had engaged in a war of words with another retiring Republican senator, Bob Corker of Tennessee.

Republicans and Democrats were upset with the news.

“It is one of the most depressing things that has happened during my time in the Senate,” said Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., who called Flake a man of great integrity and principle.

Moderate Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said she was “extraordinarily disappointed” and called Flake a “person of utmost integrity.”

After bucking Trump in a state the president won, Flake is bottoming out in polls. Republicans may be left with a hard-core conservative challenger that might win the primary but lose in the general election.

Flake was facing a challenge from former state Sen. Kelli Ward, who failed in her effort to take out Sen. John McCain last year but has gained some traction this year. Last week, former Trump strategist Steve Bannon attended a fundraiser for her.

Flake was going to lose. So he bailed. He’s no hero, although the Trump-hating media are portraying him as one.

Kudos to Rand Paul, who has apparently decided to side with the populists over the globalists. He’s a bit of a hero today:

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Judge Susan Bolton Screws Sheriff Joe Arpaio One More Time–Denies Conviction Erasure

In Texas a person convicted of certain crimes can have his conviction expunged if he stays out of trouble and pays the state a hefty fee.

I’m not sure about Arizona, where Sheriff Joe is based. But he’s looking to have his conviction erased.

His lawyers will have to figure out the next steps to take. The man would never have been convicted were it not for vindictive liberal judge Susan Bolton.


Saying the president can’t erase facts, a federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to have all record of his criminal conviction wiped out.

Susan Bolton said she already dismissed the criminal contempt case against Arpaio following the decision by President Trump to issue a pardon. That saved the former sheriff, who had been found guilty, from the possibility of going to jail for up to six months.

But Bolton rebuffed Arpaio’s claim that the pardon also entitled him to have the entire conviction erased.

“The power to pardon is an executive prerogative of mercy, not of judicial record-keeping,” Bolton wrote, quoting earlier court precedent.

“The pardon undoubtedly spared defendant from any punishment that might otherwise have been imposed,” the judge continued. “It did not, however, revise the historical facts of this case.”

Arpaio, however, is not willing to simply enjoy his freedom.

“It’s not going to be dropped,” he told Capitol Media Services.

Jack Wilenchik, one of his attorneys, said the relief the sheriff is seeking is important.

He said Arpaio intended to appeal his conviction, if for no other reason than Bolton had said he was not entitled to a jury trial. Wilenchik said he believes Arpaio would have won.

But now, with the pardon, there’s no opportunity to appeal, meaning the record of the conviction remains. And that, he said would be something that could be used against the former sheriff in any future criminal or civil case.


The conviction stems from the years’ old case filed against Arpaio and the department he led, accusing the agency of having policies of stopping motorists who look like they might be in the country illegally, whether or not they had violated any state laws. Deputies then would hand the people over to federal immigration officials.

U.S. District Judge Murray Snow found Arpaio and the department guilty of illegal racial profiling and he ordered it to stop. Snow later concluded the department violated his orders and referred Arpaio, two aides and a former attorney for charges of criminal contempt.

The Department of Justice, then under President Obama, decided to pursue only Arpaio. And Bolton, who handled that case, used his own words and press releases to show he intentionally ignored Snow’s orders.

But before he could be sentenced, Trump interceded. And Bolton concluded that ended the case.

Wilenchik, however, said that’s not enough.

He said the conviction should be nullified. And Wilenchik said Bolton is misstating his arguments in asking that any evidence of the case against Arpaio be wiped out.

“We’re not asking to undo facts,” he said.

“We’re not asking for expungement,” Wilenchik continued. “There’s no such thing in federal law.”

What Wilenchik said he does want is a recognition that the case is now legally moot. He said it’s no different than if someone dies before sentencing or having a chance to appeal.

“The whole case gets undone,” he said, with the conviction nullified.

But Bolton said that’s not the way things work. She said the right of the president to pardon the former sheriff is different — and separate from — what actually occurred in court.

More to the point, she said what Arpaio wants ignores the legal nature of a pardon.

First, she said, it must be accepted. At that point, Bolton wrote, the defendant is no longer subject to punishment and all of his or her civil rights are restored.

“It does not erase a judgment of conviction, or its underlying legal and factual findings,” Bolton said. In fact, the judge said there is case law showing that a pardon carries an imputation of guilt — and that acceptance is “a confession of it.”

In this case, Bolton said, Trump issued the pardon and Arpaio accepted it. And as she reads the law, that ends the case, but does not entitle the former sheriff to have his underlying conviction wiped out.

That conviction apparently has not dimmed the former sheriff’s political pull. On Thursday, when contacted by Capitol Media Services, he was in California, campaigning on behalf of congressional candidate Omar Navarro who hopes to unseat incumbent Democrat Maxine Waters.

Saying the president can’t erase facts, a federal judge this afternoon rejected a bid by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to have all records of his criminal conviction wiped out.

Susan Bolton said she already dismissed the criminal contempt case against Arpaio following the decision by President Trump to issue a pardon. That saved the former sheriff, who had been found guilty, from the possibility of going to jail.

But Bolton rebuffed Arpaio’s claim that the pardon also entitled him to have the entire conviction erased.

“The power to pardon is an executive prerogative of mercy, not of judicial record-keeping,” Bolton wrote, quoting earlier court precedent.

“The pardon undoubtedly spared defendant from any punishment that might otherwise have been imposed,” the judge continued. “It did not, however, revise the historical facts of this case.”