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28 July 2019

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Bill Tozer

@9:57 pm, 1st link

“When discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, he said "TTP" rather than the correct acronym, "TPP."

He got the Tea Party Patriots on his mind?

Barry Pruett

DJT wins another debate! 😂

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 31 July 2019 at 12:51 PM

George

What is your view of the trillion dollar a year addition to the national debt under Trump? It was a major disaster in your view under Obama and the trend seems to be continuing.


You didn't care about it under Obama, you certainly wouldn't have given it a second thought under Clinton II, and you mocked the Tea Party types who actually did care about the issue Palooka.

Why should anyone care about your concerns about the matter now?

Paul Emery

Don
Po ol pitiful creepy grampa joe up by 10 point in Fox polls over Trump . Shows what voters think of Trump if they prefer ol' Joe.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_biden-6247.html

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 01 August 2019 at 11:22 AM


The Dem front runner is little more than a gaffe prone wax dummy?

Polls aside.....that’s just sad! 😞

Paul Emery

I agree fish. It's sad if you are a Republican, that our current President is 10 points behind, "Po ol pitiful creepy grampa joe".

Todd Juvinall

Ah but Trump is used to this. He was nowhere to be found in 2016 and he amazingly won. These polls mean zip so I suggest you get your hand cream going and then wait till there is a one on ne. Trump will eat his lunch.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 01 August 2019 at 12:04 PM


It’s sad that all those Democrat candidates are treating creepy Uncle Joe like a sparring dummy......simultaneously tragic and hysterical!
....like watching a bus full of clowns go over a cliff!

Don Bessee

If you are in the socialist dem clown car and you get hammered by your own record what to you do? Scream ITS THE RUSSIANS! -

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)’s campaign press secretary suggested Russia was behind Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) after she landed an effective blow on Harris’ record as a prosecutor during the Democrat debates on Wednesday night.

Her press secretary, Ian Sams, tweeted shortly after the attack an NBC News article from February 2019 claiming the “Russian propaganda machine” was promoting Gabbard:

“Reporters writing their stories with eyes on the modern-day assignment desk of Twitter, read this: ‘The Russian propaganda machine that tried to influence the 2016 election is now promoting the presidential aspirations of a controversial Hawaii Democrat,'” he tweeted. He later retweeted his tweet.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/01/kamala-harris-campaign-claims-russians-are-behind-tulsi-gabbard-after-hawaii-democrat-lands-attack/

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/01/media-agree-one-thing-kamala-harris-bad-night/

;-)

Paul Emery

fish

And at the same time Biden leads Trump i n ALL the polls. Sure puts Trump in a pathetic position. RCP consensus polling shows Biden leads Trump by 8.1% averaging all polls Very poor showing for an Trump running against what you consider a weak opponent.

Paul Emery

What is your speculation Todd as to why Trump is doing so poorly in the polls?

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 01 August 2019 at 01:46 PM


Not nearly as obsessed about pols as you are Punch…..Will check the poll in Nov 2020.

Todd Juvinall

Paul Emery, if you had every media outlet calling you names like they do with Trump, you too would be polling poorly. But it doesn't matter right now. Give it a break.

Bill Tozer

Don @ 1:03

Darn. And here I was thinking that the “Russia, Russia, Russia” mantra had suddenly disappeared. Russia Russia Russia was all the candidates talked about for the past 2 1/2-3 years and then, for no apparent reason, Russia Russia Russia went inexplicably missing at the debates. How could such an important issue not be front and center after all the yapping about it with every breath?

But, I thunk wrong. Tulsi is in Putin’s pocket. Makes sense. It’s how the Clown Car and Unhinged respond after looking like a fool. Kamala is no exception. Now, imagine if Tulsi was white? Of my. Hmmm. Come to think of it, did Mueller Mueller Mueller come up last night...or the night before??? It was another MEGA issue that pushed all others aside. Cricket? Odd.
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In other news, “Senate confirms 13 Trump judges ahead of August break”

https://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/455659-senate-confirms-13-trump-judges-ahead-of-august-break

Bill Tozer

Breaking News!

Holy Smokes. I don’t know what to make of this. Is it a sign of raising White Nationalism or a sign of a backlash against Crazy California? Or, is it a rise in homophobia?? Or is it a sign that the South shall rise again? Maybe it has to do with cow farts destroying our planet. There are just to many variables and moving part of this story to fully digest.

Chick-fi-A, based in Atlanta, overtakes CA based In-n-Out Burger as favorite fast food joint in America.

https://www.newsweek.com/n-out-overtaken-southern-baptist-eatery-favorite-fast-food-restaurant-america-1452036

Bill Tozer

Punchy delivered good news. I thought Trump should be down much more than 10 points this far out. Good news indeed. Love the underdog role. It’s familiar territory.

Well, if we are back to polls the day after the Dem’s second debate, that tells me last night went over like a lead ballon. I couldn’t bring myself to watch it.

Most telling thing I read about last night is this quote about what the Lefties are thinking today:
“Based on watching almost six hours of D debates the last two nights, I have concluded 20 candidates is not enough. None of these candidates is any good.”

Back to polls. Down only ten. That is great news indeed. Distraction works.

Paul Emery

Bill

Can you provide a dozen sources for your quote that begins with "Based on watching..."

That's part of the new standard of documentation you proposed yesterday for quotes on this blog.

Thanks in advance.

Bill Tozer

You are welcome Punchy!

Don Bessee

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2019/08/01/break-in-reported-at-rep-elijah-cummings-house/

;-)

Don Bessee

That's a nice touch to keep those mutha mullahs in line -

World
US Air Force F-15 fighter jets are patrolling the Persian Gulf with cluster bombs, and they may be Iranian gunboat killers

https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-air-force-f-15-195150302.html

;-)

Don Bessee

Its the economy stupid! -

Poll: Majority of Americans Believe Big Government Is the Only Factor Holding Economy Back
55 percent of Americans say economy is good or excellent

https://freebeacon.com/politics/poll-majority-of-americans-believe-big-government-is-the-only-factor-holding-economy-back/

;-)

Bill Tozer

Police shootings

“A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences demolishes the Democratic narrative regarding race and police shootings, which holds that white officers are engaged in an epidemic of racially biased shootings of black men. It turns out that white officers are no more likely than black or Hispanic officers to shoot black civilians. It is a racial group’s rate of violent crime that determines police shootings, not the race of the officer. The more frequently officers encounter violent suspects from any given racial group, the greater the chance that members of that racial group will be shot by a police officer. In fact, if there is a bias in police shootings after crime rates are taken into account, it is against white civilians, the study found......

“This effort to increase minority representation will not reduce racial disparities in shootings, concludes the PNAS study, since white officers are not responsible for those disparities; black crime rates are. Moreover, lowered hiring standards risk bad police work and corruption. A 2015 Justice Department study of the Philadelphia Police Department found that black officers were 67 percent more likely than white officers to mistakenly shoot an unarmed black suspect; Hispanic officers were 145 percent more likely than white officers to mistakenly shoot an unarmed black suspect. Whether lowered hiring standards are responsible for those disparities was not addressed.“

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/white-cops-dont-commit-more-shootings/

Don Bessee

True dat begala -

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2019/08/01/begala-dem-candidates-setting-themselves-up-to-lose-in-2020/

;-)

Don Bessee

No crowds and no one watching seems to make Begalas prognostication a reality, nobody cares about the socialist dems car wreck. The pres had what tonight, 20k from a list of over 100k requests. Now who has the energy?

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/01/cnns-democrat-primary-debates-draw-abysmal-ratings/

;-)

George Rebane

BillT 733pm - Good pick up Mr Tozer; let's see if/how our liberal contingent comes to grips with this report since their presidential candidates are firmly persuaded the other way.

Don Bessee

Looks like sleazy gavin is not going to get his way, NY's unconstitutional targeted Trump tax retuen bill was just blocked! -

Trump Watch: Judge Blocks NY From Turning Over Trump Tax Returns To Congress

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-watch-judge-blocks-ny-195000488.html

;-)

Barry Pruett

Paul. It doesn’t appear that Trump is doing poorly in the polls. He’s polling about two or three points higher than Obama did at this point in his first term prior to winning reelection.

Todd Juvinall

The clown car number two was a bust. Tulsi took Kamala to the woodshed and Kamala was blubbering. What a hoot. The rest have no chance against Trump.

Bill Tozer

Barry,
Shhhhh. Finger on lip. Let’s keep all that readily available information a secret. It was so tempting to spill the beans yesterday, but we all refrained. :)
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Man, the Dems’ long knives are out for Marianne Williamson. They are in their full take out mode. Hit job. They set her up with their typical trap and she, being being green and naive, walked right into in. Drive a stake through her heart and drive her out of the race.
She took information from White Nationalists! Dangerous! Scientologist! Kill her!! Orchestrated and coordinated. She did not have a chance . Probably though she could get a fair hearing with that bunch, lol. Mischaracterization machine is going after her for whatever reason. Did she say there was too much crime and shithole public school system in Baltimore? Dangerous! Data from White Nationalists!

Too bad, I liked the crystal worshipper and found her candor refreshing. Better than the others. Tulsi will be next, but she knows it’s coming and slapped MSNBC around when they tried to make her a Russian agent.


Paul Emery

Well Barry if being behind Biden by 10 points in the Fox Poll is good news I'd hate to speculate what bad news would be. Barry, what polling data are you referring to?

Barry Pruett

The campaign didn’t even start yet. Trump trailed Hillary the entire time and won. Nobody cares where Crazy Joe is now. He’ll be toast later.

Bill Tozer

Baltimore and other shitholes.

“ According to their 2018 results, listed below are the top five most dangerous cities in America. Also noted is how long Democrats have controlled the city’s mayoral office and its respective congressional district.

Kansas City, Missouri (#5)—Democratic mayors for 28 years. MO-5 (D) for 70 years.

Memphis, Tennessee (#4)—Democratic mayors for 28 years. TN-9 (D) for 26 years.

Baltimore, Maryland (#3)—Democratic mayors for 52 years. MD-7 (D) for 66 years.

Detroit, Michigan (#2)—Democratic mayors for 57 years. MI-13 (D) for 70 years.

St. Louis, Missouri (#1)—Democratic mayors for 70 years. MO-1 (D) for 70 years.

As the old adage goes, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

At least one guy has put forth 5 ideas to help Baltimore, which is five more than the entire Democrat Party has put forth. The Dems have no ideas, just attack, attack, attack. Don’t think any one of the 5 ideas will ever fly, especially #2, better schools...and #5 and ......heck, all of them are DOA.

https://thefederalist.com/2019/08/01/5-real-solutions-troubled-cities-democrats-helped-cripple/

3 Baltimore mayors in a row have resigned in disgrace, the last one fled the state after the FBI raided her home.
Their solution to the problem is whenever Dem controlled shithole cities is mentioned, immediately point a finger is to call Trump a racist. That’s all they got. Deflect, distract, look the other way, and call somebody a racist. Blame racism. It has worked like a charm, Charm City pun intended.
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George Rebane

Gentlemen, please pay attention. Gather your remarks about the second Dem debate under the most recent Scattershots. Recall that the sandboxes are for topics that I don't cover in my diatribes. Muchas gracias.

Robert Cross

IN the 'first lie of the day' category --trump said this morning that U.S. farmers are receiving $16 billion "out of the tariffs that we’ve gotten from China." IN reality China doesn't pay tariffs and tariffs don't fund farm aid.

Perhaps the reason trump trails in polls is because he is the ultimate liar and people (RR regulars excepted) are getting wise to his ploys.

source : politifact

Bill Tozer

Trump calls New Hampshire “infested”!! Racist!

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-i-won-new-hampshire-because-its-a-drug-infested-den

“The New Hampshire comment drew ire from Democratic leaders as well as the state’s Republican governor on Thursday.”

“Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan called the remarks “disgusting.” “

“It’s absolutely unacceptable for the President to be talking about NH in this way – a gross misrepresentation of NH & the epidemic,” New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, said in a tweet, calling for Trump to apologize.”

https://time.com/4885759/donald-trump-new-hampshire-drug-transcript/

Hmm. The claim that Trump reserves words like “infested” for black cities is negated by his use of the term for New Hampshire. The Granite State’s population is 93.9% white, according to the last census, and just 1.1% black. Baltimore is 62.9% black and whites make up 30.26% of the population.

George Rebane

Can anyone tell us why the black populations of our shithole cities are not out in the streets celebrating President Trump for finally shining a bright light on their deadly and dilapidated neighborhoods? 50 years of Dem rule have created, maintained, and expanded these derelict ghettos, and the govt funding programs have done nothing to make things better. Isn’t it time to try something different to start shutting down these plantations? But first you gotta call attention to them so everyone pays attention, and Trump has done that better than anyone in his own inimitable way. It’s time to make hay while the sun shines.

fish

Posted by: Roberta Cross | 02 August 2019 at 08:43 AM


“Perhaps the reason trump trails in polls is because he is the ultimate liar and people (RR regulars excepted) are getting wise to his ploys.”


Interesting premise Roberta. Let us know.....after Trumps second term of course....how that idea panned out.


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AVMan

,,,you GO Trumpski,,,take those guns!!!

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/376097-trump-take-the-guns-first-go-through-due-process-second?fbclid=IwAR3s1M9LtdI_MXwOlvCwOedT5K2RJ397zSU9hl79pyzGUIUMWJpBgCEcLbQ

L

Bad news, BobX: people, including RR regulars, have long been aware of Mr. Trumps individual shortcomings and yet they still prefer the sound of his tornado roaring through the dims' swamp to anything that sorry party of slavery and plantations can muster in the 21st C. L

Paul Emery

George

In your view if there would have been Republican leadership in Baltimore would it have prevented slumlord landowners such as Jared Kushner renting shithole properties?

Bill Tozer

I remember that it was not that very long ago that the Lefties were the party of peace, unity, and did not resort to divisive scare tactics. It seems like only yesterday.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MFHALFhCSYY
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“Women have so much to lose. I mean, we could lose the right to our bodies. … If you think that rape should be legal, then don’t vote.”

“Hooray Goldfarb, actress/comedienne: There is no doubt in my mind that George W. Bush, if reelected, will bring back slavery. I have seen documents outlining his plans. Already they have secret camps operating down in the Talladega National Forest, to train overseers and slave dealers. There is a factory outside of Jackson, Mississippi, working flat out, 24/7, to produce manacles and shackles and whips. I tell you, I’ve seen it, you better believe this. Another thing: You heard about these so-called “private space flight ventures,” right? That’s all financed by Bush and Cheney and their corporate pals. What they’re actually going to do is open up Mars for cotton planting, using slave labor. You know why the space shuttle has that big cargo bay, so-called? So they can pack

#ad#‐Yenta Streidant, singer/actress: All our liberties are at stake in this election. Bush and Cheney and Ashcroft will tear up the Constitution and totally remake this country. A vote for Bush is a vote to send yourself and your children off to work in sweatshops run by big corporations, 14-hours days with no minimum wage, no union protection, no health coverage. And if you try to protest, they’ll hit you with the Patriot Act, they’ll drive you to the sweatshops with electric cattle prods. The blue laws will come back, there’ll be compulsory praying in the public schools…

‐Morris Lardbutt, independent producer of movie documentaries: The war against the peace-loving, democratic nation of Iraq by George W. Bush and the corporate puppet-masters who pull his strings is only a dry run for what they plan to do to the American people if they win this election. Remember those TV shots of the statue of Saddam Hussein being pulled down? They’ll be using the same tackle, the same technique, on the Statue of Liberty. All the forces of reaction in this country–the big corporations, the gun manufacturers, the Religious Right–they will unite to strip us of our rights. Your children will be dragged away to be cannon fodder in the further wars for oil that they’re planning. Your job will be outsourced to Indonesia. Health care?–ha! Your aged parents will be pushed out into the snow…

‐Vadge Endshaver, feminist playwright: Our bodies will be taken away from us. We shall be forced to have babies. That’s what the Republicans will do, they will force us to have babies. Any woman who doesn’t permit herself to be used for breeding will be killed. I heard just the other day, while I was in a store buying batteries for my…

https://www.nationalreview.com/2004/10/stars-speak-john-derbyshire/

And let’s not forget articles of impeachment!

“In early 1983, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., said Reagan should be impeached "for incompetence." Later that year, he called for impeaching Reagan over his military action in Grenada.

“The time has come to call for the impeachment of President Bush. Any President who maintains he is above the law--and acts repeatedly on that belief--seriously endangers our consitutional system of government.”

https://www.thenation.com/article/impeachment-george-w-bush/

Before Todd Derangement Syndrome, before Collective Stress Response, before TDS there was BDS, the mother of today’s Party of Bringing People Together, aka, the Left.


AVMan

,,,yes Paul,,,bottom feeders like Jared like those shithole cities. You can buy a building cheap and leave it a slum but still collect rent from the folks who cannot afford to leave for less shitty environs...

AVMan

,,,Paul,,,it really is all about the Benjamins!!!

Bill Tozer

Not about the debates, but....Heavens to Murgatroyd. Do my eyes deceive me? Wa Compost and the NYT comes out and slimes a black Democrat icon!!! What the hay is going on? Separate times calls for desperate measures.

The problem for Democrats is that Al Sharpton actually is, as Mr. Trump put it on Twitter, 'a con man.' And not just a con man: Mr. Sharpton is an ambulance-chasing, anti-Semitic, anti-white race hustler."

“Loury argued that Sharpton became a "political kingmaker" after supporting the candidacy of Barack Obama in 2008 and making 61 visits to the White House between 2009 and 2014.” (Bill sez: Yep, those race baiters hang together. Birds of a feather. Let’s continue)

"If Democrats cannot distinguish between Mr. Sharpton’s hucksterism and genuine moral leadership on race and justice in America, I assure you that many moderate voters in battleground states will have no trouble doing so," he concluded.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/wapo-nyt-op-eds-blast-defense-al-sharpton

“Mandel argued that Trump has long employed a tactic that he called the "un-endorsement," where his detractors reflexively defend whatever person or subject he goes after on Twitter. In the case of Sharpton, Mandel wrote that the end result of Trump's attack was "one of the more depressing news cycles of the year, as major Democratic presidential candidates praised Sharpton to the heavens."

Oh course. Trump got all the Lefties to defend rats, roflmao. They are on to you President Trump!

https://www.facebook.com/TakeBackThisCountry/photos/a.1032125603520777/2297908606942464/?type=3&theater


Todd Juvinall

Those big cities all have rent control. I wnder if that leads to blight?

fish

Posted by: AVMan | 02 August 2019 at 10:57 AM


Yeah dugsKKKi.......that’s pretty low rent! Low rent like O’Dummys “mom” Valarie Jarrett and her Chicago shitholes.


Not a peep from the “Senile Champions of Housing Justice” squad about that.....

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane @ 9:31 am.

“Can anyone tell us why the black populations of our shithole cities are not out in the streets celebrating President Trump for finally shining a bright light on their deadly and dilapidated neighborhoods? 50 years of Dem rule have created, maintained, and...”

I would say that the typical person trapped in the hellholes are not political junkies or politically motivated. They are just trying to survive. Hopelessness and despair. They, like me, probably can’t even name most of their local representatives. The carpet baggers come and go, promise the moon, and nothing changes. And the worse part, the property values are so low, those with homes are trapped. Poverty causes crime, which the Left has ass backwards. They just have learned to live with it.
Getting angry and Burn Baby Burn of the 60’s only left burnt out building and destroyed the local shops and stores, some never to return. Heck, some of those building burned in the riots across the land in the 60’s are just vacant lots to this very day...decades later. No, the residents have lost the fire in their belly. The politicians make speeches, the residents just tune them out.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/lawrence-jones-detroit-crime-lawmakers-promises-man-on-street

This is not the Sixties. There are no theme songs, no new generation rallying songs, no feeling of revolution in the air. No People Power. No Movement. When you hoped things would get better for a couple of generations, one just loses hope and hope in smooth talking poverty pimps. Only the shells of one’s former self and former shadows of once great nice neighborhoods remain. Oh, a police shooting will get the community residents all riled up and all the frustration comes pouring out... but at the end of the day they return to their homes and nothing has improved....only got worse. Theirs is no central rallying cry to storm City Hall. So, their focus is on other things. Day to day things.

George Rebane

PaulE 1039am - Don't know whether you're prepared to talk about the impact of govt mangled housing markets (e.g. with regs, rent controls, and byzantine subsidies) have on the nature of the final product made available to suppliers, buyers, and renters. The liberal mind overwhelmingly shrinks from such complexities, and instead seeks a nonsensical simplification that gives comfort and supports their bigger govt narrative.

Yes, to the extent that Republicans have been the party of more open markets, the housing markets in big cities would have become much more responsive to the renters' demands and abilities to pay. Your characterization of Kushner as a 'profit-sucking bottom feeder' is a mis-simplification of the described complexities. Kushner is just one of many investors in companies that provide affordable housing in markets both mangled and blighted.

In reality, the Dem overlords of such cities are very happy to have someone in the private sector that will undertake the risk of supplying any kind of a roof over the heads of plantation dwellers. If they had a better alternative, they would have opted for it. It's the Kushner-investors who make available whatever there is today. And for those who pay attention, huge apartment blocks of govt-funded 'projects' invariably turn into worse shitholes of drugs, destitution, and death.

If you have better solutions, write your congress critters, broadcast them on KVMR, and I'll put them on RR.

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