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25 January 2018

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fish

Steven Frisch says:

January 27, 2018 at 8:16 am

BTW, if you look at that chart in the Axios link the Obama increase started almost 15% below the 0% line in March while Trump started at the 0% line, so in reality Obama’s increase was 50% or twice as ‘big’ as Trumps. I wonder if he has that chart on the wall of his sterile work free Oval Office

Still worshiping the crease in Obama’s trousers eh Steve? You and David Brooks take turns?

Anyway the future spent 10 Trillion in conjured money to make President Chair Warmer look like an economic genius! That probably has something to do with it! No skin off the childless atheists ass....he and his won’t be around to pick up the tab!

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 27 January 2018 at 03:12 PM


Hey look ......the Senior Anti-Sex League is here.....oh thank god!

Robert Cross

And here I thought Don Rickles was dead.

fish

Posted by: Robert Cross | 27 January 2018 at 03:26 PM


Not nearly enough plaintive whining for me to believe this is really little bobby Cross.

Paul Emery

So sad how low the conservative movement has fallen. Can you imagine Reagan supporting someone like Trump?

Walt

WOW Paul, you taking notes from Dougy? Your not up to the TROLL standards he has set.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 27 January 2018 at 03:50 PM

Faux concern about your political opponents.....the last refuge of the crypto-progressive democrat.

You should consider coming out of the closet Punch....!

Scenes

re: Paul Emery and the book he hasn't read, although I might check it out @3:12PM

A quote:

"A momentum has started among conservative Evangelicals, and the Trump presidency has given renewed strength and support to a growing Christian resistance movement. The struggle no longer consists of Republican versus Democrat, left versus right, or conservative versus liberal but as…an even more critical and widely recognized area of conflict, nationalism versus globalism…evangelical resistance to the trendy but toxic globalist agenda has become an even greater area of focus for many believers."

That strikes me as exactly right and probably something I've harped on (mea culpa). The Christians are smart enough to sense something is up. Something larger than a smattering of Puritan ethics is at stake.

I can't speak for God, but it seems to me that the Logos is demanding Donald Trump.

Walt

You can bet our Leftys don't hate Trump that much. I really doubt their disdain outways refusing to take the tax cuts and bonuses from employers.
I practice what I preach. No Obamaphone for me, no matter how hard they push it. I also refused those "free upgrades" for my house. Like windows, insulation, refrigerators, or anything else that came at someone else's expense. (usually taxpayers)

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery | 27 January 2018 at 03:50 PM
Yes

jon smith

"It would disturb me if there was a wedding between religious fundamentalists and the political right. The hard right has no interest in religion except to manipulate it."
Rev. Billy Graham, 1981

Forbes magazine has a pretty good review of "God and Donald Trump" if you don't feel like reading the whole shebang. I think I get the drift already.

Todd Juvinall

Looks to me that the real problems of the last century were the combining of extreme leftists/secularists who murdered a hundred million humans. I can't recall the Pope or all those Christian "angels" who helped save many Jews, standing anyone up against the wall. If you have some proof of real-world acts, let us know. Otherwise, you are simply a hysterical non-believer.

Don Bessee

One handed clap for the po' ol' party parrots 350 comic stylings. Considering what you have said about Saint Ronnie you are in no position to say any such thing. Here is something make to all you lefties cross-

https://www.indy100.com/article/conservatives-republicans-more-attractive-left-wing-lefties-hotter-rolfe-daus-peterson-carl-palmaer-8181196

;-)

Don Bessee

That's why they hid the picture for so long stupid!

http://www.breitbart.com/video/2018/01/27/dershowitz-wouldnt-campaigned-obama-knew-farrakhan-photo/

;-)

jon smith

Todd, you are not only out there, you are feeble minded at best. Describing Nazis as leftists/secularists is so Strasser and so outdated and so forgotten. Bone up on your history you nit wit. I'm sure we all agree that you are an embarrassment to the contemporary and sharp minded folk on this blog.

Account Deleted

"Bone up on your history you nit wit."
Nationalist Socialist Party. Socialized govt control of society and commerce. Educate yourself, jonnie boy.
In other news - the reality of the law of supply and demand upends the sweet dreams of the California MaryWanna crowd.
http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-business/high-taxes-spark-sticker-shock-cannabis-customers-california/
"The wholesale price of cannabis has been collapsing in states that have legalized marijuana."
Well - of course it has. Once you add the large amount of taxes on top of the 'legit' price of weed - why not just buy it from the local kid like you always did?
Sorry. Those wild tales of big money flowing to Nevada County due to legal MJ just isn't going to happen.
It just boils down to efficiency. Much cheaper to grow the stuff out in the valley than in NC. Same THC content. Because SCIENCE.

Bill Tozer

My my. Nice to come home to all the incoherent liberals. They always act like Trump just flushed their punch bowl...once again. Man, the Lefties are a downer for sure. Wet blanket. Standing back and looking at the disgruntled Dems, I confess I really can’t blame them. I would be one unhappy camper as well if I had to put up with what they are stuck with. Not much to work with, I must say. Garbage in, garbage out

There are things worse than coming home to all that negativity they spew on RR. . Much worse. I sure would hate to walk a mile in their shoes.. But, my all means Dems, have at it. Whatever floats your boat.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=800112166847931&set=p.800112166847931&type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.254420818025296.63999.217926015008110/1245523802248321/?type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343.55586.217926015008110/1245800495553985/?type=3&theater


Don Bessee

OH dude what a truthful buzzkill@ 652. ;-)

Todd Juvinall

jon smith | 27 January 2018 at 06:14 PM
Looks like you are the one that does not know sh** jonnie boy. National Socialism is not religion. Nor is rightwing. It is socialism. My goodness, I bet you are so dumb you think a Pepsi is a coke. Mao and Stalin killed 200 million. Your pal Hitler only murdered forty. Jonnie, you are a testament to you secular ilk. Keep up the good work.

Russ

IT WOULD BE PERFECTLY LEGAL. AND I WANT ONE.

Could Elon Musk Actually Start Selling Flamethrowers? I mean, they’re a little unsafe for home defense in general, but they say “get off of my lawn” better than even a Garand.

Bill Tozer

Bobbie.

I am pleased you know your history. Well, 3/5 of history, but it is still a good sign. Warms the cockles of me heart.

https://www.facebook.com/lastamericapatriots/photos/a.235087906641439.1073741826.235086849974878/989518124531743/?type=3&theater

Bill Tozer

Gotta watch out for them faith advisors. They will come back to bite ya.

http://www.oann.com/hillary-clinton-responds-to-reports-of-aides-sexual-misconduct/

Gregory

Dan Walters on the upcoming SCOTUS case Janus v. an alphabet soup of an Illinois public employee union, and the recent amicus filing by Becerra,

"...unions are worried that overall membership would decline sharply – especially among lower-paid workers to whom dues are significant costs.

That would not only deprive unions of the fee money from non-members, which is small potatoes, but the much larger stream of revenue from members to support political operations, such as electing allies to office and lobbying for better benefits outside of the collective bargaining process.

By extension, it would also deprive California’s Democratic Party of the political funds it has used to acquire and maintain its dominance in the state."

https://calmatters.org/articles/commentary/commentary-supreme-court-case-threatens-union-political-power/

We'll see.

... this sandbox reminds me, I need to scoop out the box Her Kittyness uses down the hall...

Todd Juvinall

Thank Jerry Brown for allowing those "civil Service" protected employees to have the additional level of "never getting fired". I hope the SCOTUS sends a clear and precise message of law that public sector unions are unconstitutional. Local 39 always favored and supported my opponents as I was opposed to them.

ArchieBunker

While waiting to pick up a package over the holidays I noticed many of the packages in the back sorting room had Amazon labels.
The Postal Service never seems to have money and Jeff Bezos has plenty so I said maybe Bezos should just buy the Postal Service. The reply was that he would get rid of the union and employees would lose out.

Paul Emery

Ignorant Trumpsters make headlines in Arizona

"Supporters of President Donald Trump used racist language against dark-skinned public servants while rallying against immigration, the Arizona Capitol Times reported Saturday.
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“Supporters of President Donald Trump singled out dark-skinned lawmakers, legislative staffers and children at the Capitol on Jan. 25 as they protested congressional efforts to pass immigration reform, according to staffers of the Arizona Legislature and two Democratic legislators, AZ Capitol Times reported. “Waving large flags in support of Trump while standing between the House and Senate buildings, the protesters, who were also armed, asked just about anyone who crossed their path if they ‘support illegal immigration.’”

One dark-skinned Arizonian who was asked if he was in the country “illegally” was Rep. Eric Descheenie (D-Chinle).

Rep. Descheenie is a Navajo lawmaker.

“I’m indigenous to these lands,” Rep. Descheenie said. “My ancestors fought and died on these lands. I just told them, ‘Don’t ask me that question.’”

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/28/trump-fbi-intelligence-memo-marc-short-373802?lo=ap_a1

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 28 January 2018 at 11:21 AM

Is there a point to your story Punch? Bad manners aside is this your endorsement of illegal immigration?

ArchieBunker

Found on Facebook. Author is Martin Webb, KVMR host on Energy Report and Cannabis Crusades. Enjoy.

Okay, folks. I'd like to chime in about this solar panel tariff thing. I'm seeing a LOT of anti-Trump social media sharing about this, and it is actually very much unwarranted.

As a 20-yr veteran of the solar industry, who owned and operated my own solar company for 12 of those years, and as a 13-yr veteran of hosting a monthly radio show called The Energy Report, I keep an EXTREMELY CLOSE EYE on these types of things, and have for a very long time. I've seen the ups and downs in solar from political interference, starting my career back when Bill Clinton was in office, and have been in the industry through multiple presidents and state governors, and understand the nuances of policy-making in regards to renewable energy and solar in particular.

I also, as a proud decline-to-state voter, would like to believe that when someone on the "right/conservative" side of things gets something totally wrong about a president, say Obama for example, that people close to them step up and correct the inaccurate lambasting, to tamp down the emotional hatred. I'd like to think the same is true for the "left/progressive" side. So I'm stepping in here to call bullshit on all this anti-Trump hysteria over this solar tariff and ask everyone to calm the f*ck down.

You wanna know the truth? Here's the scoop:
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- This tariff did not just come out of nowhere. Trump did not just wake up Monday and decide to raise the price of panels, hoping to harm renewable energy and/or the solar industry. It was not even his idea. He was basically forced into it, and he actually could've made things worse, or announced a tariff 2 months ago, if he really wanted to be churlish about it.
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- No, it is not a major blow to renewable energy. And no, Time, it is not even the "biggest blow he's dealt to the renewable energy industry."
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- No, it will not "kill" the solar industry, as other hysterical media outlets have claimed. We have made it through much worse, and come out fine. We will continue to do fine, especially those of us that have been in the industry long enough and know how to prepare for the vagaries of having an industry tied so closely to political whims that shift and blow.
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- The job loss is unknown. The solar industry associations ran some numbers to show the worst-case scary scenario, in order to stop the tariff process that was unfolding over the past year, but I believe it won't be as bad as they say.
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- Yes, there will be solar projects that might have been on the cusp of economically panning out, that will not get built so soon, they may wait 4-5 years. However, for many, the economics of solar will still be fantastic. For example, just a few years ago, 51% of ALL the installed solar power in the entire country was located in just one utility company's territory: PG&E of Northern CA. That's where I do most of my work. Their prices are so freaking high, that even 15 years ago, when their rates were much lower and solar cost three times as much as today (it used to cost $9/W…now I sell systems for $3/W), that the economics even THEN made sense. Now that solar is so much cheaper and their rates have skyrocketed, even a tariff will not make it still a better choice…all of CA is like that, and CA is still the overwhelming leader in solar. We won't be affected that greatly, we'll just have a few less deals to close.
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- The 30% tariff only applies to the wholesale cost of panels, and the panels are only part of the cost of installing solar. It's not a 30% increase on the overall price of going solar. The real net impact to consumers is a price increase of around 5-10% for your system installation…likely a single digit net cost increase. But wait…theres more...
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- The 30% federal tax credit is still in place and that gets rid of 30% of any price hike, so a $1,000 increase in contract price, is a net increase of $700, since your tax credit will go up by $300. A higher price means a higher tax credit. A 10% increase in contract price, means a 7% net increase due to the tax credit.
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- Most importantly, we all knew this was coming in the solar industry, because all of this started early last year, when two majority-foreign-owned solar panel manufacturers that had factories in the US, were going out of business. One is called Suniva, a China-backed manufacturer with a factory in GA that filed for bankruptcy last year, and the other is called SolarWorld, a German-owned manufacturer with a factory in OR, whose German parent company filed for insolvency last year as well. Good riddance if you ask me. If you ask the rest of the industry, they both filed for insolvency because of poor mgmt, bad business practices, questionable production issues, etc. If you have a choice of installing SolarWorld panels, and there are still local companies selling them, just SAY NO! Their OR factory is still limping along and hasn't completely closed…yet.
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- When these two foreign-owned/foreign-backed companies went bankrupt last year, they decided to kick the rest of the industry in the balls as they went out the door, so they filed a very rare and unique trade case with a somewhat obscure US govt agency called the International Trade Commission (ITC), under a little known provision called Section 201. THAT started the whole process of where we are today. These two manufacturers claimed that the only reason they went out of business is because the price of solar panels was too cheap, and therefore the US govt should increase the price by adding a tariff to all panels that come into the US from outside our borders.
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- After filing this rare trade case with the ITC, these two bankrupt companies triggered a very specific process that had to be followed by law, and then played out all last year:
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- First, the ITC had to analyze the solar panel manufacturing market and decide if any harm was done to the US solar panel manufacturing industry as a result of non-US panel prices being so low. They didn't have to decide whether it was unfair or just part of the global market, or even decide why…it could just be market forces…it's cheaper to make panels elsewhere, so US factories closed, since no one wants to pay those made in the US prices. Everyone wants panels to be as cheap as possible, so overseas the factories went. It may not be unfair, it may just be business following the cheapest route. At any rate, we all knew that OF COURSE the ITC would be forced to conclude the the US solar panel manufacturing industry was harmed by low prices. There were multiple public hearings in DC about this all last summer, with both sides arguing their case…the entire solar industry on one side, arguing against tariffs, and these two bankrupt companies on the other side, begging for a price hike. (You didn't hear about that in the news, did you? This is probably all new news to you NOW, but it's been a year long process that had nothing to do with Trump and he had no involvement until now.)
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- Once the ITC decided in Sept that yes, there was harm, then by law they were forced to come up with recommendations for how to "remedy the harm." The ITC is made up of 4 commissioners, some Rs and some Ds. They had more public hearings about what the remedies should be. Suniva and SolarWorld still argued for huge tariffs, bigger than what was announced this week.
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- In Nov, after much anticipation industrywide, the ITC finally released their recommendations to the president. The 4 commissioners couldn't agree, but they all recommended lower tariffs than Suniva or SolarWorld. One R-commissioner said "add a govt-mandated 35% tariff price increase on all imported panels," while another D-commissioner recommended no blanket tariffs on all imports and instead adopt a quota system, where imported panels were tariff-free up until a certain amount of total imports was hit, and then once that point was reached, tariffs would kick in. The two remaining commissioners actually did agree on a plan together, one was an R and one was a D, so they jointly recommended a 30% price hike. These 3 different recomms were given to the president in Nov.
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- Now here's where Trump comes in. Under the rules with this rare Section 201 ITC trade case, after the ITC gives their recomms to the president, he has sole authority to decide what to do…he can adopt one of the recomms, ignore all of them altogether and come up with something even higher and harsher, or he can ignore all the recomms and adopt something lesser. He could literally do whatever he wants. He has cart blanche to ignore everything they say and make up his own tariffs. Scary right? AND the Section 201 rules say he HAD until Jan 26th (this Friday) to decide. He's given a hard deadline that's out of his hands. It's then in his court with the clock ticking.
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- So we've been on pins and needles for 2 1/2 months. We worried Trump would decide right away after he rec'd the Nov recomms from the ITC, and not wait until the last minute of the deadline. I mean, if he wanted to really screw solar, he should've done it months ago, and not waited at all. He could've announced tariffs in Nov, or Dec, or anytime on the past two weeks to get the pain started ASAP…but he HAD to decide by Friday. In the end, he waited almost as long as possible and didn't do the dick move and raise prices earlier.
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- So you see, he was forced to make a decision this week on this, as president, and he took the middle ground of recomms. He didn't ask for this. He didn't make it up out of thin air. Two shitty companies started the whole thing last year, and if he really wanted to screw us, he would've announced a worse tariff 2 months ago. Or a worse tariff on Monday. But he didn't.
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So cut it out. Blame Suniva and SolarWorld. Trump was put in an awkward position. He's not killing the industry or RE. The tariffs go down 5% per year and end after 4 years, so next year they drop to a 25% tariff, then a 20% tariff, then a 15% tariff, then they disappear. I told you all to go solar already and stop waiting, but would you listen? Nooo! Note: some manufacturers are absorbing some or all of the tariff, so if you go SunPower for your home with the company I work for, CA Solar Electric Co, there is no price hike, and you get the best panels in the world, made by a CA-based US company with a factory in Mexico (a world-class factory that wins awards for cleanliness, water re-use, zero-waste, and good treatment of workers).
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Most of the reporting on this is anti-Trump hyperbole. Trump didn't wake up and decide to mess with solar. This is the end of a year long process that we all knew was coming. Wow, can't believe I'm defending Trump. He's mostly been a policy disaster, but this isn't one of his. I'm glad he waited, it helped me give better pricing to a real estate office in Sacramento, and the Chicago Park Fire Dept, both of who were my last contracts before his announcement. So the truth needs to be heard, and everyone needs to adopt more integrity around this issue. Thanks for listening.

That's all I have.

Why the hell are you reading this far?

jon smith

Fish - turn the tables and a group of non whites starting harassing blue eyed blondes and demanding to know if they were here legally, perhaps had over stayed their visas? Would you change your tune. Oh well, of course you would but you would never admit it.

Scenes

re: Saint Paul: "“I’m indigenous to these lands,” Rep. Descheenie said."

He might try telling that to the Hopi, but I honestly don't see the problem in asking a state legislator whether they are for or against national borders.

It tends to simplify matters when the argument breaks out.

It's as laughable as the concept of the Lakota springing forth from the ground in the area they now live rather than being a form of expansionist power in their day.

fish

Posted by: jon smith | 28 January 2018 at 12:24 PM


Something very similar happened during Trump Rally’s leading up to the election.....no outcry, no calls for civility from Mr. Indignant! This is merely the most recent shiny object to catch Punchies eye and start the old feeb on another of his endlessly embarrassing rants trying to link bad behavior in a small group of people to Trump.

So my question stands....rude behavior of Arizonans notwithstanding does he favor illegal immigration and an uncontrolled border?

Don Bessee

This POS speaks for himself-

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/01/28/california-teacher-slams-military-members-as-lowest-low-in-classroom-rant-caught-on-video.html

;-)

Scenes

re: Fish@12:37PM

"This is merely the most recent shiny object to catch Punchies eye"

I can't say that it takes much work. You get a little bored at the KVMR news complex (or the spare bedroom), break out the ol' fifi from the dresser drawer and look at one of the outrage porn sites.

Share here. Everyone responds. The feed clogs up with BS. Wash, rinse, repeat.

If someone wanted to argue, I'd vastly prefer something involving healthcare or immigration law details, but there's so little intellectual horsepower on the ground from the Green Libertarians that I've given up hope on that.

In the meantime, check out the small civil war that is going on at Google. Three sides. A bunch of crazy SJW's, (probably) a few silent conservatives, and management that just wants everyone to shut up and go to work. No doubt there's some Milo, Vox Day, plus the odd, side-taking magazine article.

https://www.wired.com/story/the-dirty-war-over-diversity-inside-google/

MAGA CoVfefe!

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/500x/57708860/what-if-i-told-you-outrage-porn-was-created-by-big-pharma.jpg

Walt

Doug is nutting up.

Scenes

re: Mr. Maga@12:59PM

https://imgflip.com/i/23imdk

jon smith

Maga- Outrage porn. Never heard the term before, but the second I read your link I instantly thought of a certain female (with some qualifications) member of the NC Council who is "outraged" at about anything she doesn't agree with and if you don't share her outrage you are simply one of the sheeple. I went to Wikipedia to look up what outrage porn really meant and lo and behold, she could have had her picture there.

Don Bessee

Oh so its now a misdemeanor to steal a gun and also going to be for giving someone a straw!

http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/01/26/california-bill-would-jail-and-fine-waiters-who-offer-unsolicited-plastic-straws/

;-)

MAGA Covfefe!

https://imgflip.com/i/23inh6

Don Bessee

Fauxcahants will never get out from under the cloud-

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/01/28/cherokee-woman-blasts-elizabeth-warren-claiming-native-american-ancestry

;-)

Don Bessee

Is anyone surprised what team 0 funded?

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/28/iran-spends-billions-on-weapons-programs-terrorism-while-ignoring-iranians-basic-needs-report-finds.html

;-)

Walt

Paul is all worried about the FBI. I guess he missed the news
how the FBI obstructed justice in the Rancher Bundy trial.
https://idahostatejournal.com/opinion/columns/dismissal-of-charges-in-bundy-case-a-huge-win-judge/article_2bcfb9d1-a894-5a62-a82b-a48112b5ef05.html
And more lies. "The investigation also found that an FBI agent at the scene failed to disclose that he fired two rounds that missed Finicum. The agent, W. Joseph Astarita, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of making false statements and obstruction of justice. He is listed as a defendant in the lawsuit."

"The wrongful-death lawsuit filed in Portland on the second anniversary of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum's death seeks at least $5 million in damages for his widow and each of their 12 children. The United States is listed as a defendant, along with the FBI, Oregon State Police, Gov. Kate Brown and others."

And Paul is taking the side of the FBI?????
"O"and Co. used them as toy soldiers.

Don Bessee

So the Chinese knew about the exploitable flaw that was in the latest computers long before the US government did. I wonder how long they had to get into the latest government computers before the US got to fix it?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/intel-told-chinese-firms-meltdown-010300786.html

;-)

Bill Tozer

Didn’t read Archie’s comment besides skimming a few random paragraphs. Seems to me the short answer is the Chicoms are dumping Chinese subsidized solar panels on our shores cheaper than it costs them to make. Unfair.

Trump slapped the Chicoms to protect American solar panel manufactures and American jobs. And it the Chinese make some panels in Mexico or Vietnam, those solar panels will met President Trump’s faceslap as well. It’s all because Trump supports domestic green jobs. He took great political risk and none of the Greenies nor loose lid Lefties didn’t even say, “Thank you Mr. President. That was awesome.”

Scenes

Well now, this should get the NC city council up in arms.

https://www.axios.com/trump-team-debates-nationalizing-5g-network-f1e92a49-60f2-4e3e-acd4-f3eb03d910ff.html

Walt

Yup,, have plenty of ICE on hand for the party.
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/01/28/if-pelosi-brings-dreamers-to-state-union-trump-should-bring-ice-agents.html

Don Bessee

Thank God we have the Trump team in place to check their game that 0 empowered and kowtowed to. Thus empowering fat lil' kim! Toss in a side of front loading the iran fiasco too.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/command-and-control-chinas-communist-party-extends-reach-into-foreign-companies/2018/01/28/cd49ffa6-fc57-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_story.html?utm_term=.1d3b9962de43

;-)

Bill Tozer

Herding cats

https://www.facebook.com/PatriotPost/photos/a.82108390913.80726.51560645913/10155373033955914/?type=3&theater

The taxpayers have a choice.

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343.55586.217926015008110/1247380882062613/?type=3&theater

Gregory

Wow! Nevada City blessed with an NPR national report this morning!

"It's playtime for the kids of the provocatively named Facebook group "Pot Smoking Moms Who Cuss Sometimes."

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/01/29/580535951/is-smoking-pot-while-pregnant-safe-for-the-baby

MAGA CoVfefe!

Black employment lowest in HISTORY says Trumpski,,,thanks Obama!!!

https://twitter.com/joenbc

MAGA CoVfefe!

Robert Mueller—Republican
'''Rod Rosenstein—Republican
Jeff Sessions—Republican
Don McGahn—Republican
Senate—Republican
House—Republican
POTUS—Republican

Some conspiracy you got there, boys. (Did I mention the FBI letter that helped elect Trump?)'''

MAGA!!!

MAGA CoVfefe!

G.O.Ps bonfire of the sanities!!!

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/26/opinion/republicans-paranoia-mueller-trump.html

MAGA CoVfefe!

Drain that swamp boys!!!

Scenes

re: MAGA something or other@9:05AM

I find it hard to give credit to anybody, it's just political handwaving.

https://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2012/recession/images/cps_unemp_1948.png

I do have to wonder how the incarceration rate changes the unemployment numbers, I assume that they are considered out of the market.

fish

Posted by: MAGA CoVfefe! | 29 January 2018 at 09:09 AM

rain that swamp boys!

Nominate somebody who can win Diaper Boy !

Todd Juvinall

McCabe is out. And a reporter went to NYU to find opinions on Trump's State of the Union Speech (which has not occurred yet) and those brainiacs made their parents cringe as they tore the speech apart. My GOD the schools have failed the people.

MAGA CoVfefe!

"rain (sic) that swamp boys!"

Freudian slip there Fishy???

Keep filling that swamp boys!!!

Paul Emery

More from the Strang book about the divinity of our pussy grabbin' porn star bonking President

“Millions of Americans,” declared Jeffress at a July 2017 event his First Baptist Church of Dallas sponsored in Washington, D.C., “believe the election of President Trump represented God giving us another chance—perhaps our last chance to truly make America great again.”


https://books.google.com/books?id=zHg2DwAAQBAJ&pg=PA176&lpg=PA176&dq=%E2%80%9Cbelieve+the+election+of+President+Trump+represented+God+giving+us+another+chance%E2%80%94perhaps+our+last+chance+to+truly+make+America+great+again.%E2%80%9D&source=bl&ots=GGhPEs2Pwk&sig=7YJIHC9TYp5ih1TPo-F3mGt8KDE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi1pJyx-_3YAhVn54MKHSbyDnIQ6AEILzAB#v=onepage&q=%E2%80%9Cbelieve%20the%20election%20of%20President%20Trump%20represented%20God%20giving%20us%20another%20chance%E2%80%94perhaps%20our%20last%20chance%20to%20truly%20make%20America%20great%20again.%E2%80%9D&f=false

fish

Posted by: MAGA CoVfefe! | 29 January 2018 at 09:54 AM

"rain (sic) that swamp boys!"

Freudian slip there Fishy???

Keep filling that swamp boys!!!


Keep changing those Depends™ Dougy......

Scenes

Saint Paul quotes:

"the election of President Trump represented God giving us another chance—perhaps our last chance to truly make America great again.”"

I'm not particularly religious, but I wonder sometimes if that isn't the case. The fix has been in for so many years that it's shocking to see a little pushback. Whether this movement has legs or not remains to be seen.

If the occasional pussy has to be grabbed, even Paul's, then so be it.

Don Bessee

Here is a lunch snack for the po' ol' pollhead-

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/28/poll-black-americans-most-supportive-dramatically-reducing-legal-immigration-levels/

;-)

George Rebane

Black Unemployment Rate at historic low - I guess it took nine years for all those Obama collectivist economic policies to finally kick in. Good thing Trump didn't get in the way of those progressive policies.

Bill Tozer

12:40 pm

“A total of 30 percent of Hispanic Americans, likewise, said they wanted to see one to 250,000 legal immigrants admitted a year, a far drop from the more than 1 million legal immigrants who are imported every year.”

Not only to they want controlled immigration, they want the total numbers of immigrants slashed by 75%.

https://www.facebook.com/lastamericapatriots/photos/a.235087906641439.1073741826.235086849974878/990577604425795/?type=3&theater


Don Bessee

Resisting themselves into irrelevance-

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/grammy-awards-ratings-down-sharply-145639576.html

;-)

Bill Tozer

“We are always told by advocates of open borders that the reason we have illegal immigration is because there is not enough legal immigration. Yet, Mexico, which is the largest source of illegal immigration, is also the largest source of legal immigration. More than twice as many green cards and citizenship papers are handed out to Mexican nationals every year as to immigrants from the second and third largest groups (China and India). And this trend has persisted for several decades. There is no room for complaint.”

https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/5-shocking-immigration-trends-ignored-by-the-political-class/

George Rebane

BillT 544pm - Correct Mr Tozer, it's good now and then to remind the liberals as to what the real numbers are from Mexico. We have been saving their collective butts from revolution forever by taking pressure off their limping and corrupt economy that counts the desperately unemployed, criminals, and drugs among their main exports. Imagine what Mexico would be like if those tens of millions of unemployed had stayed home. And did I mention the reciprocity of Mexico's immigration laws?

Todd Juvinall

Maxine "dirty waters" will have her own personal response to Trump's SOTU. So with more blacks working than heading to lockup, maybe she will acknowledge Trump is doing great for black people? Probably not. She will double down and hopefully alienate another huge section of American voters from the demoncrat party.

Bill Tozer

Don’t forget to write home.

Brown, who served 24 years in Congress before her defeat in 2016, was sentenced last month for using about $800,000 meant for poor students to pay for Bahama vacations and a Beyoncé concert and to pad her own bank accounts.

“I was locked up with politicians — they have entitlement issues; they think they’re entitled to things, and people resent that,” he said. “They’re going to think she’s rich — she can claim she doesn’t have any money.”

Brown will wake at 6 a.m. on weekdays to wait in line for the bathroom and then for breakfast. Afterward, she will tidy her room and the small locker “that is her existence,” where she keeps all her possessions, said Levine of Los Angeles.
Brown likely will do clerical or janitorial work during her days at the prison camp, where she will be held with 391 other female inmates.
When they get high-profile inmates like her, they like to treat them like [expletive],” said Levine...... “Seriously, she’s got a rough road ahead of her.”
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/crime/os-corrine-brown-reports-federal-prison-20180129-story.html

Ah just desserts. Stealing money earmarked for poor students is low. First, Michelle makes them eat crap at school, then Corrine takes their money. Makes me feel sorry for our youth.


Paul Emery

Payback time for Trump to the Russians to keep their mouth shut. Can you believe this lame excuse

The Trump administration informed lawmakers Monday that new Russia sanctions called for in a bipartisan bill passed last year are not necessary yet because the measure is already "serving as a deterrent."

The announcement came as lawmakers in both parties nudged the administration to implement a sanctions legislation that passed overwhelmingly in July — with only five no votes in both the House and Senate. The sanctions bill requires the imposition of penalties by Monday against entities doing "significant" business with Moscow's defense and intelligence sectors, unless Congress is notified that prospective targets are "substantially reducing" that business.

later in the news piece:

"In addition to the sanctions on entities doing business with Moscow's defense and intelligence sectors, the sanctions law also calls for the administration to produce by Monday a list of oligarchs linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin and a report on the consequences of sanctioning Russia's sovereign debt. The sanctions law was crafted partially in response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

It remains unclear whether the administration has already released or plans to release the oligarchs or sovereign debt reports that were due Monday, both of which are likely to contain classified information. The State Department spokesperson added: "Further details are contained in a classified report we have submitted to Congress."

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/29/russia-sanctions-white-house-congress-376813

Don Bessee

Rancid Russian dressing from the po' ol' fakenewsman. He knows no one goes to any of his links so he has to cut and paste the article. ;-)

Don Bessee

Here is what happens when you have stupid lefties so called green agendas. LET THEM EAT SNOW!

http://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/371145-cold-winters-are-testing-the-limits-of-us-energy-grid

;-)

Scenes

essay by Blue State Democrat, James Howard Kunstler.

"For those of us who are not admirers of President Trump, it’s even more painful to see the Democratic opposition descend into the stupendous dishonesty of the Russian Collusion story. When the intelligentsia of the nation looses its ability to think — when it becomes a dis-intelligentsia — then there are no stewards of reality left. Trump is crazy enough, but the “resistance” is dragging the country into dangerous madness."

http://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/stormy-weather/

Paul Emery

George

Mesico's main export is drugs to Americans. We have only ourselves to blame for the commodity that makes the crooks rich.

Bill Tozer

Howie Kurtz:

“Priebus was stunned by the implication that he was pressuring law enforcement. Had he been set up? Why was the FBI leaking this information when one of its top officials had initiated the conversation?”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/01/29/fbis-mccabe-now-stepping-down-suspected-in-leak-against-white-house.html

Bill Tozer

More McCabe

The FBI recently denied a watchdog request to turn over text messages sent by the deputy director, which may expose further bias of senior leaders and investigators within the bureau.

During an interview on Sunday, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said the FBI refused to hand over text messages sent by McCabe after the watchdog filed a lawsuit last year.

http://www.oann.com/breaking-fbi-deputy-director-andrew-mccabe-resigns/

Scenes

re: BillT 5:44PM

On a related note:

"The illegal immigration debate has come to a head once again. Congress remains at an impasse over a temporary spending bill that Senate Democrats refuse to support unless it includes a provision that would allow several hundred thousand illegal aliens to remain in the United States without fear of deportation. It’s a tiresome ploy by the Democrats, abetted by their allies in the media, using deceptive language to paint a false picture that blurs the distinction between legal and illegal, citizen and foreigner, justice and injustice."

http://victorhanson.com/wordpress/mythologies-of-illegal-immigration/

Paul Emery

To clarify my 10:10 the demand drives the market pure and simple.

Scenes

re: Saint Paul @ 7:19 with all the talk about Russian disclosures and sanctions.

If all you've got to run a coup d'etat is some Russian Facebook ads and the small (and unprovable) whiff that a Russian state-sponsored group let loose a tiny bit of the HRC criminal and moral conspiracies, I'd suggest everyone keep fishing.

The US, of course, is far more guilty of this kind of thing than any of the accused countries. It comes from having a lot more money and the expansionist policies of the Bush/Obama regime. Thank goodness you didn't vote for Obama the second time.

Please save the crocodile tears for something real.

In the interest of veering the blog away from it's All-About-Paul tendency, here's a nice little story.

https://mobile.twitter.com/DavidWohl/status/958117911998095361

Walt

Paul. Then you agree that drug pushers should be shot on sight?
Which demographic is real lenient on drug crime and use?
Rejoice! You helped legalize one of those drugs.
Now don't forget that Moonbat and the Ca. Left decriminalized drug crimes.

Walt

1911 update
The CMP has been authorized to receive 8,000 1911 type pistols from the United States Army.

The 1911s have been received by the CMP. A complete inventory will be conducted over the course of this week. The pistols will then be securely stored until the Army-approved 1911 building and armory infrastructure is completed. That completion is anticipated to be approximately 60 days from now. Once the 1911 armory is completed, inspection, grading, repair, and ultimately test firing of the pistols will begin. (Please be aware that the CMP was led to believe that we were ready to move forward, but three weeks ago facility requirements were changed, and we are now fulfilling those requirements.)

fish

“Modern Journalism is about deciding which facts the public shouldn’t know because they will reflect badly on the Democrats.”

-Jim Treacher

George Rebane

PaulE 1010pm - I disagree vehemetly. Mexico's biggest, and most valuable from its own perspective, export to the US and elsewhere is its redundant people - those who would foment revolution and bring down the ruling class were they to stay home with no hope and nowhere to go. That is why Mexico promotes one-way open borders without which the country would collapse in short order with blood in the streets, and why it has such stringent immigration laws and how it deals with illegal aliens.

Scenes

"Then you agree that drug pushers should be shot on sight?"

Now, now. That seems a bit harsh. After all, "We have only ourselves to blame for the commodity " and that would be the end users. Perhaps Saint Paul wants those people shot. I really can't tell.

If you don't want to shoot the drug users, and you don't want to make meth and heroin available at RIte-Aid for a small cost, you are pretty much left with only one moral choice. To make them difficult to make and distribute.

In the case of synthetic drugs, you have to manage supplies of the precursors. In the case of those that are grown (or made in Mexico), you can either occupy Mexico or you can build a wall.

A Wall isn't perfect of course, but vastly improving border security probably is the only thing that works. A tiny percentage of drug smuggling is done via airplanes or boats (look up the numbers, it barely registers in terms of the amount), so blocking the overland route is really the only answer. It's not 100% airtight, but then it doesn't need to be.

Paul Emery

Walt writes

"Paul. Then you agree that drug pushers should be shot on sight?"

My goodness that's a leap Walt!

Who would do the shooting Walt? vigilantes prowling the streets saying "there's one, shoot him!!"
Do you have any details how this would be implemented?
How about a trial? Just spot them and shoot them?

Paul Emery

Just a reminder that our host GR is opposed to this futile war on drugs

Paul Emery

REVEALED: The FBI is assessing a second Trump-Russia dossier

Looks like more evidence is showing up about Trumps "golden showers" escapade in Russia. It is consistent with what we now know about Trumps romp with a Porn Star four months after his wife gave birth.

https://www.rawstory.com/2018/01/revealed-fbi-assessing-second-trump-russia-dossier/

Walt

LOL! Paul and his fake news.. Ya' took the bait. More "unnamed sources".

Paul Emery

How about some details Walt about shooting drug dealers on sight. Do you mean that or is it just bullshit like most everything you write?

Is that your interpretation of the 2nd Amendment?

Everyone carry guns and shoot dealers on sight. No arrests, trials etc. Simple-just shoot em.

Bill Tozer

Tax reform.

Good idea. Take the capital coming home or resulting from the tax bill and invnest in opportunity zones (distressed, low income areas). The longer you keep your money invested in those distressed zones, the less capital gains you will have to pay. Drops to zero cap gains taxes if held for ten years.

https://www.hklaw.com/publications/tax-reforms-new-incentives-for-investments-in-low-income-communities-part-1-01-08-2018/

Walt

Paul. You admitting to be pro "drug dealer"?
I bet there are thousands of parents that would see it my way.

Bill Tozer

Shooting pushers on sight? Well, it depends where, how, and some ifs. For example, if the shooting of pusher men or dope peddler happens in CA, it depends if a stolen gun was used. If the stolen gun has a value of $699 or less, then it is a misdemeanor. A ticket is written and you have to go to court eventually. No instant 3 hots and a cot. Lots of ifs.

There are some budding businesses forming that may show some promise. One is called Low Life Removal Service. Too early to tell how many jobs the sector will create. Green sprouts, if you will.

Sentiment is nothing new. From the wild 60’s...Easy Rider Stuff

“Well, now if I were president of this land
You know, I'd declare total war on the pusher man
I'd cut if he stands,
And I'd shoot him if he'd run
Yes, I'd kill him with my Bible
And my razor and my gun

God damn, the pusher
God damn, the pusher
I said God damn, God damn the pusher man”

https://genius.com/Steppenwolf-the-pusher-lyrics

George Rebane

Is it not interesting how liberals who endorse and want to legitimize the most licentious behavior as the new normative, are now behaving toward Trump as if they were prim and proper Victorian church ladies who are simply shocked, shocked I say, at the man's alleged antics in the sack?

Paul Emery

Walt

are you accusing me of being a drug dealer yes or no...

Todd Juvinall

Oh we all know the porn industry is owned and run by the left and democrats. And they are the producers of all the crap from Hollywood and now are the harassers of those gals. So this new found "Puritanism" is truly hysterical.

Regarding drug dealers. Walt is spot on. My position has always been if you sell to the kids you get the pillory then the wall. Or hung from the lampposts in the town square. But we know all those millions of druggies are democrats and they will fight their demise tooth and nail.

Paul Emery

WAlt writes

"I bet there are thousands of parents that would see it my way."

Are you referring to shooting drug dealers on the spot? Are you saying here are thousands of parents that advocate your position?

still curious about how you would identify drug dealers before you shoot them. How would that work Walt?

Paul Emery

You have a different view Todd I believe. Walt wants them shot on sight. Do you agree with that?

Bill Tozer

Talking about filth, this one is almost too sickening to post. Taking the Social Justice Warrior mantra to its logical conclusion.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/26/man-charged-molesting-girls-9-year-old-trapped-mans-body/

I have heard of lesbians trapped in a man’s body, but......

Paul Emery

So Todd you are supportive of Trumps romp with a Porn Star .

Walt

Jesus H. Christ Paul, that's not what I said and you know it.
Damn dude,, You claim to have not voted for Hillary, yet make excuses for her.
Your PRO dope, yet say you don't use it.
You can be PRO dope pusher without sitting on the stash.

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