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29 March 2019

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Paul Emery

Fox News again goes after Trump

"Fox News host Shepherd Smith on Monday utterly destroyed President Donald Trump’s entire immigration policy, saying his threats to cut aid to Central America, close the border, and build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico were no solution, and calling instead for comprehensive immigration reform.

“Critics say stopping the aid would make things worse back home in Central America and those countries, and create more movement north,” Smith said, reminding viewers that the vast majority of migrants were fleeing violence and poverty. “Closing the border doesn’t stop them.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2019/04/foxs-shep-smith-utterly-destroys-trumps-rationale-for-closing-the-border-and-cutting-central-american-aid/

“Even opponents admit it might be a scare tactic for the Mexicans,” he added. “But closing the border would stop legal movement and jobs and trade and tourism.”

Paul Emery

Todd

Did you bother to read Georges link, yes or no?

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery, yes or no. Did you go down that rabbit hole? Yes or no!

Paul Emery

What rabbit hole Todd? Can you be specific?

AVMan

Good letter in the Union,,,

After his election in 2006, Daniel Ortega polarized the electorate in Nicaragua, demonizing the press and demanding personal loyalty from government workers. All public appearances were turned into campaign rallies for his core base of supporters. Sound familiar? When Ortega rewrote the constitution, he gave himself a third consecutive term as president.


So, let's not be complacent about Dictator Trump. The Framers devised a mechanism for addressing threats such as this. It's called impeachment, and it's time we used it before Donald Trump does any more harm to this republic.

https://www.theunion.com/opinion/letters/linda-schuyler-horning-the-dangers-of-dictator-trump/

Bill Tozer

Scenes,

Your Gal is digging in her heels. Love to see her double down on stupid.

https://news.grabien.com/story-aoc-stands-false-claim-fdr-was-removed-office-22nd-amendment?fbclid=IwAR2lF0L3TCpvoSRRU8_sG8T80Ay2BqjcNYKSTS-L90KzyzSZUVafTIJ-rS4

scenes

BillT@4:00PM

My sweetie doesn't make misstatements, it's a new world of diversity of facts.

Everyone needs to get their heads around the diverse, post-colonial, gender-mobile world where things are whatever you want them to be.

Them Crazy Eyes, you just need to believe.

Don Bessee

Death of a thousand cuts, now they are remembering the plagiarism from his first failed run for prez -

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/joe-bidens-2020-run-is-over-before-it-started-heres-why

;-)

Walt

Yet Dougy and the like can't tell us just what the "dictator" has done to be a "dictator".
And you still can't impeach because you don't like him.
Name the real crime Dougy....

Bill Tozer

Oh the long knives are out for Biden. Has the claw marks of My Gal all over him.

-It was my beloved Mr. X that wrote the speeches for Biden that Creepy Joe got blamed for plagiarism and sunk him. Mr. X put those words in Dumb Joe’s mouth, ROFLMAO. Mr. X got around.

-My, my. Clappper said Obama ordered the Russian probe and knew there was no collusion by March 2017. Good thing the media was leaking like a sieve in March, 2017 to push the narrative along. The Enemy of Peope working hand in hand with the Police State.

https://www.oann.com/clapper-obama-ordered-russia-probe/

Walt

Biden has a hair smelling fetish. Look at all the photos on Drudge!

Scott O

Emery at 1:58 - quoting Shep Smith -"...and calling instead for comprehensive immigration reform."
I hear this phrase constantly, Paul - maybe you can tell us what good is any kind of 'reform' when they are freely pouring across the border.
Take your time, Paul - I'm sure there's a bumper sticker out there somewhere that can provide you with an answer.

Scott O

Walt 4:47 - Trump is a dictator, don't 'cha know. So it follows that whatever he does is what a dictator does.
It's the same as "Trump is a racist". No use in asking what he has said or done to earn that title. He is a racist, so whatever he says is racist.
It's called the 'big lie' technique. Just say he "colluded with the Russian govt" a few billion times and that makes it so. The fact that Mueller can't find the evidence shows the whole thing was rigged.
Don't worry - the Dems in the House will get to the bottom of this. They obviously have nothing else to do.
Paul has put down the hammer down and declared that Trump is finished. Now how many times has the KVMR news guy claimed that?
Meanwhile our racist dictator has just saved the nation (at least for now) from an out of control left wing judicial system.

Don Bessee

How many days since the election? Multiply that by 30 and you will have your answer Scott@554!

;-)

Bill Tozer

@ 5:00 pm

He is biden his time......

Well, looks like those righties are gloating and making moving pictures. That should make most unassuming. One thing about Trump is he delights in flushing the Leftes’ punch bowl.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ8MZrH2nwU&time_continue=117

Don Bessee

Will creepy grampa joe even announce a run??

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/01/charlie-kirk-joe-biden-is-being-eaten-by-his-own-monster/

;-)

Paul Emery

One more for tonight

Stephen Moore, Trumps nominee for the Fed is a piece of work but is consistent with Trumps affection for cheats and crooks.

"Moore is laden with personal baggage. In 2012, he was held in contempt of court for not paying $300,000 in spousal and child support. Two years later, the IRS accused him of trying to claim too much of his payments to his ex-wife. The agency says it is still owed more than $75,000 in back taxes and penalties."

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/04/01/trump-adviser-stephen-moore-doesnt-belong-federal-reserve-editorials-debates/3331683002/

Bill Tozer

8:22 pm. That was a rather link you posted. Yum yum. Want more. Igor want more.
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Oh my. He broke her. Sounds serious. He really did break her. After Uncle Eskimo Kiss Joe, we have the daily bonus. First 60 seconds tells me she has a hard road to hoe.
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/04/01/kamala_harris_a_lot_of_us_have_yelled_at_the_tv_or_gone_to_therapy_because_of_donald_trump.html
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Fact is stranger than fiction. How about adding one Valerie Plume for Senate, NM. to
the mix. Wow. The band is getting back together. Ya know, Livingston is Comey’s lawyer representing James on his upcoming legal troubles. Criminal law stuff. Lying to Congress, Obstruction of Justice, abuse of power, and boot licking My Gal. Anyway, it’s a small world.
“And Joe Wilson? Apparently, he was unavailable for comment on Plame’s potential bid. The two quietly divorced in 2017.”

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/04/valerie-plame-for-senate-anyone.php

Hubba hubba. She’s available.

Don Bessee

They were too busy towing the 0 party line and spewing rancid Russian dressing to the koolaide guzzlers. Its starting to look like their virtue signaling in a circular firing squad.

https://www.thecut.com/2019/04/what-was-the-washington-post-afraid-of.html

;-)

scenes

PaulEmery@9:06 sez: some stuff.

Hey! Remember Russian collusion????

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/04/01/noam_chomsky_trump-russia_collusion_claims_a_joke.html

"NOAM CHOMSKY: I think it is so farcical that I barely even read the reports. It's a joke.

If there was any interference by the Russians, it is essentially undetectable. There are careful analyses of what happened in the election, you can see how it changed, how the money poured in, other things. There is no sign of any Russian effect.

Furthermore, it is almost incredible from the beginning. What happened in the Senate and the House in 2016? Did the Russians interfere in the Senate elections? They went exactly the same ways.

The whole thing is a bad joke for all sorts of reasons. For one thing, there are countries that do interfere in American elections, openly and publicly and forcefully. One of them even sent its Prime Minister to address a joint session of Congress to attack the initiative being taken by the sitting president. Is that interference? That was Benjamin Netanyahu. That's only part of it, there was large scale massive interference. Any other country did that, we'd have a huge scandal.

Furthermore, does the U.S. interfere in elections? In Russia for example, yes, and proudly. In 1996, Clinton took pride in the fact that large scale U.S. interference in the Russian election swung it to the favor of Boris Yeltsin. The U.S. goes far beyond interfering in elections, it overthrows governments. "
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Who knew that the KVMR news crew would be opposed to Noam Chomsky and in bed with the 17 intelligence agencies? We live in strange times.

Gregory

Oh noooooo!

I have just learned that we only have a 3 week supply of avocados if the Mexico border is closed. Tequila is also in short supply. Damn, I'll have to stock up on both.

And for another thing... today is my first day as an official ward of the state. April Fool's Day is the first day I'm a valid Mediscare card holder. Those of you who say it's Socialist are correct, it is socialism with an American face, like it's evil twin, Social Security, where we (and our employers) pay in when we're young, and pretend that's the money that is propping us up now.

In the bad old days, old folk down on their luck became burdens on their children but in today's world, that doesn't happen anymore.

I am now a burden on everyone else's kids. Thanks, guys! Keep them dollars flowing, and keep of my lawn!

Bill Tozer

Good job Gregory. Suck up all that whiteman’s money while it is still available. And for bonus for you today, they revisited Biden’s earlier run when Pat ripped off Bobbie and JFK’s speechs, threw in some British orators and fed it to a youngerJoe Biden...and Little Joe got run out of race right then and there. Revenge for Bork. And guess who wrote the legal opinion for Office of Legal Counsel which confirmed and cemented the constitutional tgrounds that a sitting President cannot be indicted. Yep, Bork Revenge #2. Enjoy OPM.

Bill Tozer

Oh my. I never thought I would post Stephen Colbert in this lifetime, but it’s geting weird out there. Must be The Reckoning. First time for everything.

COLBERT ON JOE BIDEN SNIFFING WOMEN’S HAIR: THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO DO THAT ARE ‘DEAD HUSBANDS TEACHING YOU POTTERY’
‘But I can see why someone might find that inappropriate’

https://news.grabien.com/story-colbert-joe-biden-sniffing-womens-hair-only-people-who-do-ar?fbclid=IwAR3tOoOV1eKzvlt7wg0gAPKjFkrP6_nWGkL5w3ud-7mMDEhogJPavgjGXPM

Todd Juvinall

Steve Moore is a treasure. He has had some personal problems but he and his ex-wife resolved their issues. And he is in negotiations with the IRS on the tax issues as he and his accountant disagree with them. So maybe we should look at Paul Emery's personal life and see if we can trash him for some things? You libs are too ready to destroy before all the facts. And now you are doing it too each other. I want to thank you for doing the vetting of all your candidates. Just like Al Gore did to Dukakis. Thanks.

Paul Emery

What a deal

Scenes is now a Noam Chomsky fan. People do change, I'm thrilled at y9our evolution scenes. Try reading Manufacturing Consent by Noam for a starter. I guess my crusading is having an effect.

"Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media is a 1988 book by Edward S. Herman (1925-2017) and Noam Chomsky, in which the authors propose that the mass communication media of the U.S. "are effective and powerful ideological institutions that carry out a system-supportive propaganda function, by reliance on market forces, internalized assumptions, and self-censorship, and without overt coercion", by means of the propaganda model of communication."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manufacturing_Consent

Walt

Well Paul has "claimed" to be a lot of things.
He's been busted for cultural misappropriation. A REAL sin for Proggys. Not sure which religion he's following this month.

Walt

Love it.. Blood in the water. Now Hawaii citizens are fed up with their anti gun LIB overlords.
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/04/02/gun-owners-federal-suit-hawaii-open-carry-law-amounts-an-outright-ban/

By Rick Daysog | April 1, 2019 at 5:35 PM HST - Updated April 1 at 8:43 PM
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Gun owners are taking aim at Hawaii’s open carry law, saying it’s unconstitutional.

A federal court lawsuit was filed last week on behalf of four owners who said they applied for but were denied open carry permits.

“Hawaii’s de facto ban on all manner of carry by ordinary citizens both implicates and violates the Second Amendment,” attorney Jim Hochberg wrote.

Under Hawaii law, a resident can carry a firearm in public only if he or she can prove that they have an urgent need for one or if they have an exceptional circumstance.

But the suit alleges that police departments have only issued one such permit since 2013.

“You can go back before that and you can see that one was not given for many, many years," Hochberg said.

The suit comes after three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals last year ruled in favor of a Hilo man, who said he twice applied for an open carry permit but was denied

But that decision was set aside until the entire 9th Circuit hears the Hawaii Attorney General’s appeal.

Hawaii lawmakers believe that loosening the law is a bad idea.

Paul Emery

Walt writes that I've been " busted for cultural misappropriation."

Hun???? What's that???

Walt

Neither Celt nor Druid.,,, Emery. Your Greek.

Paul Emery

Greek I am from my mothers side. The rest is North England Scotch Irish.

I'm done with Todd for now. All of you know of his sad demise so I don't need to repeat it.

Walt

No your not.. Your own words, "Dad was from England".
Post your DNA results.
Men get most of "who they are" from the Mother.
At BEST you may be 18% English.
I'm 20% Irish/ Scott. I gave taken the tests. I know where the family bones are buried.
Even the Cornish are considered Celtic. So boost my % to 45%.

Paul Emery

Who cares Walt

All for now.

Gregory

"Scenes is now a Noam Chomsky fan. People do change, I'm thrilled at y9our evolution scenes. Try reading Manufacturing Consent by Noam for a starter. I guess my crusading is having an effect."


What a fine example of a tu quoque pivot. By claiming to be thrilled at an apparent hypocrisy on Scenes' part, you completely ignore the obvious and solid punch Scenes landed to your midsection: Chomsky, with impeccable leftist cred, refuses the stampede of the Russia! crazies to point out the silliness of it.

It's likely not a single vote was changed by Russian "meddling".

Bill Tozer

Scenes’s Gal puts on stetson, educates ranchers on cow grains.

https://mobile.twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1111798840250687488?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1111798840250687488&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F45359%2Fwatch-ocasio-cortez-doubles-down-cow-farts-makes-ryan-saavedra

Outrage of the morning: Special Olympics funding cut.

https://www.dailywire.com/news/45411/new-york-state-cuts-special-olympics-funding-gives-ryan-saavedra

Russ
Russ

Test Test Test

For some reason, text captured from the Sac Bee will not post, if the URL is included.

Jessica Morse’s underdog campaign to oust Rep. Tom McClintock from Congress in 2018 was unsuccessful, but it helped land her a new job — in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration at $160K a year.

Bill Tozer

Roy Moore defends “affectionate” Joe Biden.

https://news.grabien.com/story-montage-media-defend-biden-manhandling-women-just-affectiona

Ozz
Ozz

Seems all Sacbee links are blocked when adblock is on.

Don Bessee

Its getting too easy -

In response to Ocasio-Cortez’s remarks, Cheney tweeted: “We knew the Democrats let dead people vote. According to AOC, they can run for president too.”

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-and-liz-cheney-disagree-on-twitter-over-knowledge-of-22nd-amendment-constitution

;-)

Paul Emery

Gosh and Golly Gregory, Noam has a mind of his own and his own opinions. Imagine that. Have you read Manufacturing Consent? You should read it before expressing an opinion on Chomsky.

George Rebane

SacBee test - "Two Dixon teenagers died of apparent electrocution Monday, reportedly after trying to rescue a dog from an irrigation canal that afternoon, according to reports by California Highway Patrol, the Dixon Fire Department and a local news outlet." Apparently their text does copy/paste.

https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article228724129.html
And so do their links.

Don Bessee

Eric Holder killed a rapper?!?

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore says Sunday's fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle was the outcome of a personal dispute with suspect Eric Holder, and not part of the wave of gang violence that swept through the city’s South Central region in March

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2019/04/01/nipsey-hussle-violence-breaks-out-rappers-memorial/3338854002/

;-)

Gregory

"Gosh and Golly Gregory, Noam has a mind of his own and his own opinions. Imagine that. Have you read Manufacturing Consent? You should read it before expressing an opinion on Chomsky."

There you go again, Punch. One, even Chomsky doesn't claim major authorship of Manufacturing Consent, giving the nod to most of it to his co-author. Second, it doesn't take believing all of Chomsky's work to take him as an honest broker when it comes to manufactured delusions such as Russia!Russia!Russia! stampede.

Chomsky is super competent in linguistics, but I don't think you're particularly up on that.

Gregory

The Ozz fumblefingers is a classic Keachie brain fart. Reminds me of this scene with comedian Emo Philips, with Weird Al in his movie debut and finale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uK9ZFhPodZ8

Walt

I care Emery. Greeks are not known for telling the truth... Remember? You know,, some of that "dirt digging" as referenced before. Then again,, your Greek side DID invade back in the good ol' days. Some of your Roman kin may have left a "deposit".

Russ

Bidenfreude

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/04/mid-week-in-pictures-bidenfreude-edition.php

Put down your coffee before watching these pictures, it will save your keyboard.

Russ

Don Bessee

Chi coms will be chi coms -

U.S. Secret Service agents said they seized four cell phones, a laptop computer, an external hard drive and one thumb drive from Zhang. An examination of the thumb drive showed it contained malicious malware, agents said.

At about noon on Saturday, Zhang approached secret service agents at a checkpoint in a parking lot across from the club just north of Southern Boulevard along the Intracoastal Waterway. She said she wanted to use the pool at the club, agents wrote. She presented the agents with two Republic of China passports to confirm her identity, they said.
A manager at the club initially thought Zhang was related to a member who shared the same last name and cleared her to come in. But when Zhang got to the reception desk, she changed her story, agents said.

Instead of visiting the pool, Zhang said she had come to the club to attend a United Nations Chinese American Association event. Knowing there was no such event planned, the receptionist contacted federal agents.

Zhang insisted she had come to the club to attend a “United Nations Friendship Event” between China and the United States, agents said. She explained she arrived early to familiarize herself with the grounds and to snap some pictures, agents said.
Recognizing that her story had changed several times, agents took Zhang into custody after they said she became “verbally aggressive.”

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20190402/chinese-woman-arrested-at-mar-a-lago-while-trump-was-in-town

;-)

Walt

Before Emery can complain,, Trump has put his healthcare plan on hold. Let's just say I already called that one. Nancy and the gang would NEVER put Trump's plan up for a vote. No matter how good for the people it is. The LIBS will never pass anything to puts Trump in a good light.

Don Bessee

Blue mob eating its own in full effect -

https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/04/02/alyssa-milano-slammed-by-fans-after-defending-warm-generous-joe-biden/

;-)

Ozz

George 11:50
My Sacbee C&P work fine when adblock is off. When it is enabled, the links and text paste blank.

Gregory

"Ozz", I'd suggest leaving your adblock on and living with not being able to copy and paste here. Most if not all folks who are not you would like that best.

Don Bessee

WATER FOR THE PEOPLE!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 2, 2019 – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today conducted the fourth Phillips Station snow survey of 2019. The manual survey recorded 106.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 51 inches, which is 200 percent of average for this location.

Statewide, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is 162 percent of average. California has experienced more than 30 atmospheric rivers since the start of the water year, with six in February alone, and statewide snow water equivalent has nearly tripled since February 1. Snow water equivalent is the depth of water that theoretically would result if the entire snowpack melted instantaneously. It is an important tool used by water managers across the state to estimate anticipated spring runoff.

;-)

Walt

Well,, so far, so good,,
http://www.parks.ca.gov/live/lakeorovillesra_spillway
http://www.parks.ca.gov/live/lakeorovillesra_spillwaytop

Walt

I good birthday present for your friendly neighborhood gun lover.
Well.. If you don't keep it for yourself.
https://www.xproducts.com/product/50-round-sr25-high-capacity-magazine-ar-308-sr-25/

50 rounds of 30 cal. Just put wheels on the bi-pod.

Don Bessee

HAHA!

Comedian Tracy Morgan voiced his extreme skepticism over Jussie Smollett's alleged Chicago attack this week by cracking a few jokes at the "Empire" actor's expense.

“Racist people don’t be jumping nobody in the polar vortex,” Morgan said during an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night. “It’s too cold. They’ll be racist in the spring.”

At the beginning of the segment, host Jimmy Fallon had asked the “30 Rock” star about a new job.
“They gave me a role on ‘Empire,’” Morgan told the late-night host, as the audience applauded. “They gave me millions of dollars. Contractually, all I got to do is not fake a hate crime ... Jussie. That's all I have to do."

Fallon then asked Morgan if he "buys" Smollett's story.
"No, man! Come on ...racists don't be watching Empire, man," the actor-comedian replied.

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/tracy-morgan-jabs-jussie-smollett-over-alleged-attack-racists-dont-watch-empire

;-)

Bill Tozer

The 2020 Socialcrats are something else. Beto, the 4th generation Texan of Irish decent wants to be a Latinx. Elizabeth Warren, who looks she landed at Plymouth Rock, wants to be a Native American. Kamala Harris, who is Black and Indian, wants to be an African American. Corey Booker, an African-American wants to be a Thracian named Spartacus.

And if you think that is confusing, you should see who they have chairing the Select Kntelligencecommittee

https://www.facebook.com/PatriotPost/photos/a.82108390913/10156294500220914/?type=3&theater

Paul Emery

Trump says the Repubs will win back the House-good luck on that. History shows that around 90% of incumbents are re-elected. One of the reasons the Dems won in '18 is that there were so many Repubs that did not run for re-election. Trump is delusional which is nothing new. The percentage of incumbents who win reelection after seeking it in the U.S. House of Representatives has been over 80% for more than 50 years, and is often over 90%.

Paul Emery

Walt writes "Trump has put his healthcare plan on hold."
Another Trump lie. Here's a Trump promise made during the last campaign:

"The GOP nominee called Obamacare a “disastrous law” and told supporters his first presidential act would be to repeal. "You're going to have such great healthcare at a tiny fraction of the cost, and it is going to be so easy,"

does that qualify as a Trump lie George?

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2016/10/25/trump_repealing_obamacare_is_going_to_be_so_easy.html

Walt

Yet Emery can't tell us what his LIBS are running on, or just what they plan to do. Oh.. Raise taxes, and fuck up health care worse than they did before. Let every illegal in that wants to come?
Who pays for the free stuff Emery?
The crickets will tell all.

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery | 02 April 2019 at 02:57 PM

So you once again admit you are a democrat and a partisan one too. Democrats are your gig. Trump might just get the support he needs. If 40 plus R's had not retired, the House might still be in the R hands. But it is all "what ifs"

Don Bessee

WAT?

https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2019/04/02/cnns-christiane-amanpour-lock-her-up-was-hate-speech-fbi-could-have-shut-down/

;-)

Paul Emery

It looks like Trumps little winning streak didn't amount to much. Here's the latest from Nate Silver

"The completion of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election was widely portrayed as a turning point in Trump’s presidency. But so far it’s had little effect on his approval rating.

As of Monday night, Trump’s approval rating was 42.1 percent and his disapproval rating was 52.8 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight’s approval rating tracker, which is based on data all publicly-available polls. Those numbers are little changed from where they were – 41.9 percent approval and 52.9 percent disapproval – on Saturday, March 23, the day before Attorney General William Barr issued a four-page letter on the Mueller report to Congress. (The Mueller report itself has not yet been released to the public or to Congress, although Barr has pledged to release a redacted version of it by mid-April.)

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-end-of-the-mueller-probe-hasnt-been-a-game-changer-for-trump/

Don Bessee

Do you have a wake for a dead campaign if you never really announced a campaign?

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/tina-brown-i-suspect-time-is-up-for-joe-biden/

;-)

Walt

Emery has to go to another "never heard of" site to find his "needs".
The report will be out when it's ready.
Like your going to find the dirt that sinks Trump.. Now isn't that what you hoped from Muller? You were SURE he had indictments in hand.

Walt

More on "Dirty Joe"
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/02/nolte-dont-forget-joe-biden-exposed-himself-female-secret-service-agents/

It’s not okay that Harvey Weinstein did it. It’s not okay that Charlie Rose did it. But when we learned in 2014 that then-Vice President Joe Biden exposed his naked body to women in the Secret Service, the media didn’t care. And the media still don’t care because Orange Man Bad.

Todd Juvinall

I want to thank the democrat party for presenting America with a clown car full of clowns. Atar Wars bar scene was nothing compared to these nutcases of the left. And they are all in on 97 trillion in the Green New Deal. Thank you thank you thank you as the little babe on Two and a half men used to say.

Walt

Hey Emery.. Not looking good for your LIB news.
https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/02/rachel-maddow-ratings-mueller-conclusion/
"Maddow’s MSNBC show has long used the Russian collusion narrative to criticize the Trump administration. Last July, the MSNBC host accused Trump of serving the “interests of another country” following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (RELATED: Fake News: Rachel Maddow Falsely Claims White House Edited Putin Tape)

She also released a list of 15 questions that were bothering her about the summary Barr provided to Congress.


By comparison, Fox News primetime hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham had record weeks for 2019. Carlson averaged 3.5 million viewers and 625,000 in the demo (both record-breaking), while Ingraham got nearly 3 million viewers and the second highest-rated demo for the year (504,000). Sean Hannity had higher ratings than his Fox News colleagues but he did not best previous records for the week.

Don Bessee

Prime minister mcdreamy is imploding, sounds like its a year for conservatives up north -

Canada's prime minister has kicked two MPs from his party's caucus after they accused him of meddling in a criminal case involving an influential company.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott had already resigned from PM Justin Trudeau's cabinet citing their concerns over the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Now they have been expelled from Mr Trudeau's Liberal Party, months before a general election.
The SNC-Lavalin controversy has cast a shadow over Mr Trudeau's leadership.
Andrew Scheer, the leader of the opposition Conservatives, said on Tuesday that the prime minister had betrayed justice by removing two corruption whistleblowers.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47754193

;-)

Paul Emery

Walt

If you look at the graphic George recommended you will see that the % of GDP for Healthcare rose dramatically more under Bush than Obama. You go find it. If you would have followed our hosts link you would have seen that fact.

George Rebane

Obamacare, the speedbump on the road to nationalized healthcare. The US Census Bureau reports that today almost 198M Americans remain on private health insurance, only 12.2M had signed up for Obamacare from which now 2.5M have dropped it because it was too expensive, and 28.5M Americans remain without health insurance, either because they don’t want health insurance or find it too expensive. Not exactly a sterling record for the first attempt at comprehensive socialized medicine. Now the Dems want to do it again, and simply outlaw private health insurance with the government gun so the incompetents will be in charge of over one-sixth of our economy. Can any progressive understand why, after 9 years, only about 1 in 32 Americans are on Obamacare?

PaulE 459pm - And what in hell did healthcare costs have to with Bush, especially with a Democrat Congress? Obama is easy to blame because his signature legislation has been overwhelmingly rejected by Americans for business as usual.

Paul Emery

Where is Trumps replacement plan George that he promised. He had control of the House and Senate and couldn't get the job done. He said it would be easy and was his first priority,

George, in the first 4 years of Bush he had control of the House and Senate and the GDP % for healthcare rose dramatically. How do you explain it leveling out after Obamacare?

Don Bessee

The great pony tail of ignorance shows he is giving the littlest commiecongress-critter a run for her money as the dumbest leftie. How many votes does it take in the senate? Who torpedoed Trumps reconciliation health bill in the senate that the housed had passed? What a maroon.


"Where is Trumps replacement plan George that he promised. He had control of the House and Senate and couldn't get the job done"

;-)


George Rebane

PaulE 523pm - 1) Trump doesn't have to advertise a plan until he is ready. Obama didn't until his Congress passed it at midnight - do you remember Pelosi's 'We have to pass it before we can see what's in it'? 2) You need to polish up your graph reading skills. Obama's healthcare costs (graph ends in 2015) replicate Bush2's.

You are a good progressive soldier though; none of this has a chance of making a dent in your made up mind - Keynes' admonition is lost on you.

scenes

"...only 12.2M had signed up for Obamacare from which now 2.5M have dropped it because it was too expensive, and 28.5M Americans remain without health insurance, either because they don’t want health insurance or find it too expensive"

A strange system. Basically insurance rates went up due to rules changes but were basically invisible to employees. People with private insurance either got a serious hit on their rates or get a smoking deal depending on their income level. As usual, the poor go to the emergency room who passes on the bill to the paying folks' insurance companies and the tiny number of people who actually pay for it themselves.

I never could see a bit of cost reduction built into the whole deal. What a mess.

Most people here got healthcare through an employer, but it would be interesting to hear who actually dealt with it themselves. I (naturally) assume that Paul simply never bought private insurance, assuming the public would foot the bill, but perhaps I'm not giving him enough credit.

Don Bessee

socialist v creep -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/sanders-team-denies-pushing-biden-accuser-story-as-biden-backer-says-former-vp-is-ready-to-kill-Bernie

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Walt

As I pointed out to Emery the Greek, (he refuses to read anything)
I guess I need to put in large print.
EMERY!!! NO MATTER WHAT TRUMP PUTS FORTH, NO MATTER HOW GOOD, YOUR QUEEN WON'T ALLOW A VOTE.. SO WHY THE HELL EVEN BRING IT UP?
YOU AND YOURS ONLY WANT GOV. RUN HEALTH CARE...
Who pays for the free stuff EMERY!!!!!!?????

Paul Emery

George

Trump promised repealing and replacing was his top priority and that it was going to be easy. What happened? Now it's pushed into his second term. was that a lie? Also he says he's going to win back the house. wishful thinking. History isn't kind to that notion.

Todd Juvinall

With such a small number on ObamaCare, I don't think it will impact the election anyway. The 198 million are the one's Trump will help. And all those seniors paying outrageous amounts for meds. The democrats can have all those OCare people since most don't vote anyway. The mess created by Obama and the democrats will bring free markets back sooner than later.

Don Bessee

This dem is as bright as our po' ol' fakenewsman -

A judge in Texas recently resigned by accident after he publicized his intention to run for the state's Supreme Court.
Democrat William "Bill" McLeod has served as a judge in Harris County Civil Court at Law Number Four since January. Thinking of the future, McLeod posted online his plans to run for the state's highest court.

He told KHOU that soon after, someone showed him the Texas Constitution, specifically Article 16, Section 65, which applies to district and county clerks, county judges, and judges of county courts at law, among other positions.

The law states that if any of those holding the aforementioned offices announce their candidacy for another office or become an actual candidate, "such announcement or such candidacy shall constitute an automatic resignation of the office then held."

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-judge-accidentally-resigns-after-posting-future-political-plans-online

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Don Bessee

Hey you can find chicks at church and sexual assault seminars! Cool says creepy grampa joe.

Caruso, 22, told the Times that Biden rested his hand on her thigh even as she attempted to show her discomfort by squirming in her seat during a sexual assault event at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Caruso, who was 19 at the time, added that Biden hugged her "just a little bit too long."

She told the newspaper that the interaction was uncomfortable because she had just discussed a time she was sexually assaulted and expected Biden to be aware of physical boundaries.

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/437069-two-more-women-accuse-biden-of-inappropriate-touching

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Walt

Poor Emery. Lost his ass and any creds with the Muller investigation. Now refuses to read any facts.(again).
Well, REMOVE "O"bummercare is just about complete.
Sorry old geezer, Trump can't waive a pen like your boy "O" did and subvert the laws, and "deem" a law gone.(or write laws like "O" did)
He let the courts do their work. Miss the news? "O"care deemed UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Got rid of the mandate a LONG time ago.
The rest is dying on the vine.
No lies Emery.
So keep up the sputtttering.. It's fun to watch.
As a Greek, you should know all about Trojan horses.. That's what your Proggys are going to try with the "free" health care scam 2.0.

Don Bessee

The Prez at the fundraiser tonight -

President Donald Trump ridiculed Joe Biden on Tuesday after the former Vice President received scrutiny for inappropriately touching women and children.
“It looks like the only non-sort of heavy socialist, he’s being taken care of pretty well by the socialists. They got to him,” Trump said.

“I was going to call him, I don’t know him well, and say, ‘Welcome to the world, Joe. Are you having a good time?'” Trump continued.
Trump predicted that he would be facing a socialist in his re-election campaign.

“We’re going into the war with some socialist,” he said.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/02/donald-trump-mocks-joe-biden-for-media-scrutiny-welcome-to-the-world-joe/

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Don Bessee

No bazookas or anti tank guns, isn't that already illegal federally? So do they have a tank to enforce the anti tank gun and bazooka ban? But at least they dealt with the bb gun massacres! -

NBC News reports that the legislation “[makes] it illegal to ‘use’ an assault weapon in a public place.” And YourErie reports that the gun controls also prohibit the public discharge of long bows, compound bows, recurve bows, and crossbows. The laws also prohibit the public discharge of BB guns.

The legislation sets an outright prohibition on the possession of certain weapons within the city. Those include:
Anti-tank guns
Bazookas
Bomb
Booby traps
Flamethrowers
Grenades
Mines
Mortar shells

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/04/02/pittsburgh-city-council-passes-prohibitions-longbows-ar-15s-bb-guns/

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Walt

Actually Don,, you CAN own an anti tank gun, and even tanks!
The gun can even be live if you have the proper license .
Suppressors are legal in most states.(again with a FFL) It just takes about six months to get it.

But everything fun and good is illegal in Ca.

Walt

How much money you have to burn Don?
http://mgshooters.com/

The BIG Sandy gun shoot.
A twice a year, three day weekend of friends, weapons, targets and gear in Arizona's high, western desert. With a quarter mile long firing range, populated by hundreds of shooters, The Big Sandy is the largest machine-gun shoot in the United States. This NFA shooting range will test yourself, your weapon and your sights. Held in Northwestern Arizona, approximately 10 miles northeast of the town Wikieup, where you can get some distance on your targets. Some targets fly the length of the range at high speeds, some explode. If you're up to it, please come visit this uniquely American event.

All privately owned weapons of mass destruction.

Don Bessee

But the BB guns! The horror! LOL

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George Rebane

PaulE 550pm - “what happened?” McCain happened, remember? Since everything about Trump is to you a ‘lie’, do you also call your friends liars if they don’t arrive at the prearranged time, or had some other unforeseen thing prevent them from attending to something agreed on.

Don Bessee

Check out the NY Post cover that leads 'No more liberties' , its the visual that really has impact.

https://drudgereport.com/

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Don Bessee

Justice Thomas makes it clear his is just getting ready to party!

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas denied any interest in retirement this weekend, telling a friendly audience in Beverly Hills, California, that he has no plans to leave judicial service in the near future.

Speaking at Pepperdine University School of Law’s annual dinner, the 70-year-old Thomas emphatically denied speculation that he will leave the Supreme Court, amid speculation that he may wish to leave the bench under President Donald Trump.

Professor James Allan Gash, Pepperdine’s incoming president and moderator of the Saturday evening talk, asked Thomas who he would like to speak at his retirement party 20 years hence, according to Law360.

“I’m not retiring,” Thomas replied.
Gash pressed the justice and extended the time horizon to 30 years, but Thomas did not give any ground.

https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/02/clarence-thomas-retirement/

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scenes

Oh jeez, here we go:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-02/forget-creepy-biden-has-major-ukraine-problem

GeorgeR: "Since everything about Trump is to you a ‘lie’, do you also call your friends liars if they don’t arrive at the prearranged time, or had some other unforeseen thing prevent them from attending to something agreed on."

Hey, maybe he does. He does appear pretty free with the word. May it's just an attempt to look edgy.

In terms of Trump's 'lies' about healthcare, I really love the problem because I simply don't have any good ideas on how to fix the thing, even given dictatorial powers. I still don't see why California can't simply institute some new and no doubt wonderful way of doing things.

Some general links to show that ya just can't trust nobody.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/06/03/one-in-three-heart-surgeons-refuse-difficult-operations-to-avoid/

"The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer, and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the system is an unholy mess: Inside a digital revolution gone wrong. "

http://fortune.com/longform/medical-records/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-09/finland-government-falls-after-attempts-to-reduce-healthcare/10885712

Paul Emery

"McCain happened" George ?

Yes McCain and enough others that caused it to fail in the Senate. That's what happens when you sponsor unpopular legislation. It will be far worse if he happens, unlikely as it seems , to win another term because it's almost impossible that the Pubs will win the 40 seats they lost in the house. there is no modern example of that happening in a Presidential year. The Pubs won big in Obama's off election as they did in Clintons. Gotta go back over 40 years to find an example of that big a gain in a Presidential election cycle.

this chart clearly shows that there were no "wave" House elections during a Presidential election since Hoover in 1932 and it was he an seated President who lost (Hoover) 97 seats to the Dems,

So it looks hike it will be virtually impossible for Trump to win back the House and it makes him look really stupid for him to assume he will win. So thenit's safe to assume the Pubs have no viable plan to replace Obamacare. Goodness this guy is ignorant.

Here's the chart look for wave elections:

https://ballotpedia.org/United_States_House_of_Representatives_elections,_2020

George Rebane

PaulE 916pm - In the event this is news to you, for at least the last 15 years EVERY piece of legislation has been "unpopular" with almost half of Congress - how do you think Obamacare passed? Hot Flash - the country is terminally polarized.

Don Bessee

Come on folks, everyone get your best one handed clap going for the comic stylings @916. Was that a team playing with the device thing? Adam Schifty wants to know, he as an eye on you!


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Ozz

Rebane 7:56
"McCain happened". Pure horseshoe*t. All by himself, George?? Childish retort at best.

Just like sporting events; take for instance baseball in the 9th score tied at 9 to 9. Someone hits a homer and gets the adulation and credit for stacking a point on the 9 runs that came before. Unless he made the previous 9 runs he didn't "win the game". I've never figured that out, and now you are giving McCain entire credit (blame) for whipping Trump.

Don Bessee

You GO GIRL!

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-democrat-rejects-socialism-calls-herself-a-proud-capitalist

;-)

Todd Juvinall

McCain told fellow R's the night before the vote he would vote for repeal. Then he did his drama with a thumbs down. All because he was mad at Trump. And he screwed the country for that pettiness.

Paul Emery

Glad you agree with me Todd that it took more than McCain for Trump to lose on healthcare

Paul Emery

There were three Pubs that voted against it Todd.

Scott O

While some in our nation worry about straws at McDonalds:
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/russia-gps-spoofing
and
https://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2019/04/newest-ai-enabled-weapon-deep-faking-photos-earth/155962/
Even India can destroy a satellite. If a few key satellites go 'missing' and we have an EMP 'event' we won't fear China, we'll invite them in to save us.
Won't they be just too happy to oblige.
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2019/04/02/39793672/if-you-are-not-paying-attention-the-world-ending-storm-of-a-third-world-war-is-gathering-in-venezuela
Things could get interesting - or not.
In 1939 the Germans were developing jet aircraft and we still had biplanes. Geography was our friend, but we can no longer count on that.
Of course, our newer generation is woke - so I'm sure our enemies are really impressed with that.

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