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11 January 2017


Bill Tozer

Paul Emery

Wow!these are the latest Polls on Donald Trump and his handling of being President Elect

Not exactly a reining endorsement.

Quinnipiac University. Jan. 5-9, 2017. N=899 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.3.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his responsibilities as president-elect?"

Disapprove 51% Approve 37% Unsure 12%

Approve Disapprove Unsure/

37 51 12

76 12 12

10 85 5

32 54 14

Paul Emery

ringing endorsement typo


Posted by: Paul Emery | 11 January 2017 at 07:24 PM

Yeah....he hasn't been particularly dazzling the past few days.... but hey every president exists primarily to burnish the reputation of his predecessor and it's going to take a shit ton of serious Deep Dish Chicago Style fuck-uppery to make Sugar Frosted Barry O's look good to history!

Maybe god sent Trump for just this purpose!

Bill Tozer

Well, I ain't dumb enough to get near 200,000 worked up women, nor say a disparaging word about the mega yoga pants gathering. You go girl!

Nice to see the changing of the guard. Kick him to the back of the bus! Them women are brutal.

Et tu, Brute?

Paul Emery

This is the one to watch between Rubio and Tillerson where he denies calling Putin a war criminal. Watch this before you express an opinion.

George Rebane

PaulE 751pm - Posted this in the last sandbox in response to you -

In my mind if T Rex allowed himself to be goaded into calling the head of state a war criminal after which he had to negotiate with that state, then he would not be a fit SecState for us. Take a moment to think about it.

Bill Tozer

"Now that’s ‘tendentious’ like in ‘having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose’."

Dr Rebane @ 8:40 pm. Thankyou for pointing out a splendid example of tendentious.

Another piece of the Obama Legacy:

Bill Tozer

The Obama Legacy. Where to begin?

1)We started with our lovely First Lady saying this was the first time in her life she was proud to be an American and ended the Obama Presidency by saying her lost her hope. Translation: She was proud because her husband won and lost hope when America rejected her husband's policies. It was all about the Obamas in a nutshell. Perfect bookends to a failed Presidency.

2). Obamacare: Obama's crown jewel is unraveling under its own weight. The treats were front loaded and the biggest jacked up taxes to pay for it do not kick in until 2018-2020 after Obama is long gone from office. The Cadillac Tax, the employer mandate, the employer penalties will kick in, throwing workers off employer sponsored health insurance and making the perk of having good benefits very expensive for the employee. The entire Affordable Care Act is headed to insolvency without immediate action (money) from Congress to keep it afloat as written. The ACA was written with the projected GDP growth rate of 4-5% now and 6% plus in outlier years.

3) President Obama has become the first and only President in US history for preside over an economy that never had one single year of GDP of at least 3%. That is a span over two centuries plus two score and includes 43 Presidents.

4) Perhaps Obama's greatest accomplishment was providing the catalyst for the election of Donald J Trump.

5) Another achievement of Obama's legacy came in the final weeks in office when Russia was declared such a threat to democracy that Obama's party sought to overturn a free and fair election to prove it.

Scott Obermuller

Oh wow - the poodle has shown up to let us know that some folks don't like Trump.
Say Paul - tell us what has Trump actually done that people don't like.
How about a poll of productive folks not on the govt dole that like or dislike Trump.
Paul - like a lot of folks - is having a hard time adjusting to the fact that Donald Trump is the new president.
Paul can't bring anything to the table to show us that Trump is anywhere near as corrupt as any other POTUS or would be POTUS, but he just doesn't like Trump.
So Paul yips and yaps about any small little thing he can bring here.
An amusing little whine.

Don Bessee

Poor ol' PE's poll post is just as relevant and just as valuable as all his poll posts in the last year and a half! President elect madam liar liar pantsuits on fire they all prognosticated, oh wait that never happened! ;-)

Bill Tozer

Nice speech. Very inspirational. Obama is a good father and husband. It's ok to have your head in the clouds as long as you keep both feet on the ground.

Paul Emery

You ask why don't people like trump ? Good grief Scott The man is a serial liar he's a pompous asshole he's a narcissistic egomaniac he's a sexist he's the inventor of fake news where do I stop ?

George Rebane

PaulE 831am - Wow! Trump invented all those things? Then where does that leave the 'accomplishments' of presidents like JFK, Lyndon, Bubba, and the Big O?

Scott Obermuller

Paul 8:31 - Oh, don't stop. Goodness knows you need an outlet. I'm sure the amount of bile and hatred inside you would cause a stroke if not vented. So spew it here. We can take it. Donald Trump is a ... (fill in the blank) because we say he is over and over. That's proof enough for the haters.
"... he's the inventor of fake news..."
Oh, now there's a new one. Now, being a smart businessman, I would have though the Donald would have patent on that.
Good grief.

Paul Emery


The question was why don't people like Trump. He is the least liked incoming President elect in recorded history and Obama is the most liked President leaving office even greater than Reagan yet Trump won the election. That is a an enigma that I don't have a grasp on. How do you explain that?

Paul Emery

Okay not the inventor of fake news but certainly the master of it. Claiming Obama was not a legal citizen and that he is a Muslim was one of his masterworks. He is a pathological liar and will say anything to get in the press then completely change his story a week later. Kellyane Conway herself says don't believe what he he says. He will say anything to get in the media. He denied the Russians were involved in the hacks then changes his story completly a week later. I can go on and on but you get the idea.

Todd Juvinall

Trump is well liked by those that were not polled. Paul Emery, you are so funny. And Byron York had a great piece today in the Union about the "hacking". I reviewed Trump's response to did the Russians hack and he said yes and so did others. Not a sure thing there Paul Emery.

Trump is kicking ass with the fake news people of which I include you. It is going to be a great ride.

Todd Juvinall

Oh and just to remind all about the polls. Remember who they all had winning the Presidency? enough said.

Paul Emery

The polls had her winning the popular vote by around 2% which she did.


Posted by: Paul Emery | 12 January 2017 at 09:32 AM

Yes......she did capture the prized "Miss Non-Congenialty" award!!

Good for her!

Paul Emery


No doubt

If she would've have won the Presidency she would have also been the least liked President Elect in modern history.


Paul. As your buddy "jon" loved to say,, " Electoral college!,,Electoral college!! popular vote be damned!"


Back to the birther stuff Paul? I see you forgot Hillary started that.
Yup I still say he's a Mussy. He gave the radical Mussys as much cover as possible.
HELL!! he gave the Muslim Brohood all sorts of praise. Miss that? Then the fact "O" said " the call to prayer is the most beautiful thing he has ever heard." Never mind his admission of his Muslim "feelings" to Rev."chickens come home to roost".


Posted by: Walt | 12 January 2017 at 10:19 AM

Yup I still say he's a Mussy.

Nah! I'm not seeing it Walt......and frankly I find that possibility less offensive than the reality of Obama being little more than a greasy Chicago Ward Heeler writ large!

Of course his presence did help a certain contingent work through their "white people" issues there's that.


Well,,, Pops was "of the faith". So is his Uncle. "O" played the Christian out of political convenience. Think the LIB press would get to the bottom of it? Fat chance.
The same press that is giving Trump so much grief, gave "O" a pass, and protected his happy ass. Ask our "news guy" about that.


Posted by: Walt | 12 January 2017 at 10:57 AM

Kids always fall from their faith.....sometimes they come back! Obamas faith is democrat machine politics......he has never abandoned it and it has redeemed him!

To the tune of about 25 million. More later I imagine!

Remember the poor Clintons were "dirt poor" when they decamped from the White House and look what devotion to the Church of the DNC did for them!

Bill Tozer

Trump plays the media and the haters' heads like no one else. He is the master at that, no doubt. Yep, Trump did say he thinks the Russians and other governments and others also did some hacking. He it Mr Trump. Yep, high confidence, (CIA) likely (NYT) thinks(Trump) ..."allegedly" is what the press calls the Russian hacks even today, lol.

When Trump plays the feeble minded like a finely tuned Stradivari, its like a dog whistle to them and they start hyperventilating before howling at the moon. Hey, look over, over, over yonder. Like watching the monkeys writing a novel. Priceless.

Play that fiddle Mr. Trump, play it all night long.

Bill Tozer


George Rebane

PaulE 902am - I don't think I was asked a question in the above. But to answer yours - IMHO, and it is only that, Trump is disliked by people ignorant of comparative history (abetted by the lamestream) and for his abrasive mannerisms that include a tendency for 'Ready, fire, aim' against his enemies.

Paul Emery

As far as the way he is dealing with Putin it should read "ready, hug and kiss"


As I recall, Paul got suckered right along with the rest of the Trump haters.
"Trump is open to blackmail from the Russians". (Fake, planted "news")
"O" took it hook, line, and sinker too. That didn't stop "O"....

Scott Obermuller

Epic fail, Paul. You have yet to provide any proof that Trump lied.
Funny how it never bothered you when Clinton or Obama did lie.
Haters gotta hate. Going to be a very long 4 years for you, Paul.

Bill Tozer

Quote of the day:

“Even former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., who confesses proudly to having traduced the reputation of a previous presidential candidate with a clear lie, declined to repeat these latest unverified allegations about Trump, after he, too, saw the document that contained them last year. Think about that. Reid, who famously stooped to slander Mitt Romney, handled the dossier more ethically than BuzzFeed’s editorial team.” —Washington Examiner


The Left Hates Trump Because His Victory Was A Cultural One, Not Just A Political One:

Thomas Lifson:

The left is used to losing political battles. They scream and cry over these but they don’t truly panic, because they know that as long as they maintain their hammerlock on the culture, Republicans can’t really change anything.

Blue Team Progressivism is a church, offering you moral superiority and a path to spiritual enlightenment. As a church it’s got a lot going for it. It runs religious programming on television, all day every day. Every modern primetime program is like a left-wing Andy Griffith show, reinforcing lessons of inclusion, tolerance, feminism, and anti-racism.

Watching a 90-pound Sci-Fi heroine beat up a room full of giant evil men is as satisfying to the left as John Wayne westerns were for the right.

The Blue Church controls the HR department, so even if you don’t go to church, you have to act like a loyal churchgoer in every way that matters while you’re on the clock. And off the clock, on any kind of public social media platform.

Jon Stewart and John Oliver are basically TV preachers. Watching them gives the same sense of quiet superiority your grandma gets from watching The 700 Club. The messages are constantly reinforced, providing that lovely dopamine hit, like an angel’s voice whispering, “You’re right, you’re better, you’re winning.”

Hollywood award shows are like church talent shows – the skits and jokes aren’t really funny, but it’s fun to look at the pretty girls, and you’re all on the same team. . . .

For the first time in decades, voters explicitly rejected the Blue Church, defying hours of daily cultural programming, years of indoctrination from the schools, and dozens of explicit warnings from HR.

We’ve been trained since childhood to obey the pretty people on TV, but for the first time in decades, that didn’t work.

Donald Trump won because flyover America wants their culture back, and Blue Team has not been rejected like that before.

The younger ones have grown up in an environment where Blue Faith assumptions cannot even be questioned, except anonymously by the bad kids on Twitter.

But now the bad kids are getting bolder, posting funny memes that make you laugh even though John Oliver would not approve, like passing crude dirty pictures under the table in Sunday School.

Meryl Streep is panicking because for the first time voters have rejected HER, and everything her faith has taught her to believe.

I have been trying to fathom the huge emotional outburst from the left; the election was only politics which waxes and wanes like the pendulous movement of a grandfather clock. The election of Trump touched a much deeper nerve in the progressive brain, a more in-depth understanding that years of preparation now foiled by an un-Republican enemy that was not even on their horizon. Lifson has provided some valuable insight into why the progressive are acting like wacky loons, as they search for answers that seem to be just beyond their reach.

Bill Tozer

Russ, fantastic post.

A few days ago I heard someone say something like "they feel threatened. They don't know why or can they put their finger on it, but they feel it."

They feel it. They sense it in their very core. It's not a general sense of uneasiness in the air. No, whatever they sense, it is settling down on them individually, each and every one. They feel their walls are tumbling down around them.

Yes, they search for answers beyond their reach. They are trying to catch the wind. Perhaps they sense they are naked and exposed, vulnerable and unarmed and their safe place is no longer safe.
Their instincts tell they to fight or flee, but flee to where? Fight who? Right now they are focused on The Donald, yet cannot fathom how he could of won or who put him over the top. How could this have happened? How? The answers elude them. Perhaps they sense that nagging dread they were born with and have spent their entire lives avoiding and insulationing themselves from......the fear of Judgement Day.

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