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23 January 2020

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the original rcross

defending trump is about as embarrassing as it can get. for example in the "Goombahs R Us- isn't the purpose of elected office to make money?" category' ..prior to the RNC winter meetings at trump's Doral golf club this week, trump more than doubled the room rate going from $254 to $539 for the cheapest rooms. Records filed with the Federal Election Commission show the RNC already paid Doral $169,763 on Nov. 6 as a deposit for the meeting. The party previously spent $602,765 at Doral for its 2018 spring meeting, and $84,822 for a lunch fundraiser it held there in June 2019. Of course, the taxpayers will foot the bill for rooms and food for secret service etc. at eh higher rates.

Bill Tozer

The tale of two marches. One leaves trash behind for others to clean up their mess and the other cleans up after themselves. One is growing smaller while the other is holding its own just fine.

History: Trump to Become First President to Attend March for Life Rally

“The rally is expected to draw an estimated 100,000 pro-life supporters to the nation’s capitol and always takes place around the time of the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling.”

https://bongino.com/history-trump-to-become-first-president-to-attend-march-for-life-rally/

scenes

GeorgeR: "Sure would like to hear some candidate preferences from our leftwing readers. Seems that no one here actually has a favorite whose creds they would put on display and defend."

RCross: "TRUMP TRUMP TRUMP TRUMP"

lol.

I think I'd assign it this way..
RCross = Warren
CommaMan = Biden
PaulE = Sanders

Bill Tozer

Scenes...and Dr. Rebane.

I would just like to hear who our sock puppets THINK will win the Dem nomination, not who they want to win. That would be a start. We who participated in the Dropout Derby have already chosen who we think will win the Dem nomination; split between Warren and Sleepy Joe.

Comma man is Biden, Robert Cross seems like a Bernie Bro like Ben Emery, and Paul is for anyone but Trump. Bernie and Warren are viewed as interchangeable, generally speaking, so it’s two for the price of one. Hedge your bets with the Socialists and capitalism haters. All of the major candidates are statists. They kinda are comfortable with Big Bro watching you. The Two Minutes of Hate is just icing on the cake.

scenes

the assignment derby:

BillT: RCross=Bernie, Paul=Emerianism, CommaMan=Biden
scenes: RCross=Warren, Paul=Bernie, CommaMan=Biden

I went for mine thinking that I hear Warren when reading RCross, see Bernie when I read Paul, think of Biden's hands when I read CommaMan.

RCross

In the 'ignorance is bliss' category of defense strategies -- Lindsay Graham stated that “If he (trump) thought he was doing something wrong, he would probably shut up about it,” --
In other words, trumpler is innocent because he didn't know any better. What about refuting the charges by allowing documents and testimony? Unless, of course, the facts can't be refuted... then obstruct obstruct obstruct, which is exactly what is happening.

and for the record, I do think Warren has the best policy ideas but anyone but trump will do.

Don Bessee

What lame trolls we have, the RNC is not part of the government and is using donated funds braniac.

;-)

scenes

RCross: "TRUMP TRUMP TRUMP I do think Warren has the best policy ideas TRUMP TRUMP TRUMP"

Excellent. +1 for me.

Bill Tozer

Oh Robert Cross.

In our nation, it is up to the prosecution to prove a man guilty. If they cannot do so, the man is not guilty. No where, no way, and no how is the burden of proof put on the defendant to prove his innocence. That would be against the Constitution, our rights, the Amendments and definitely who we are not.

Burden of proof falls on Schiffilis and the Dems, not the accused.

scenes

BillT: "In our nation, it is up to the prosecution to prove a man guilty."

Unless the IRS is involved. It's funny when you think about how many courts there really are in a country. The rules and ruling bodies accrete over time.

Luckily, the Blue Mob Courts will likely have their act together in terms of how to determine matters. Tearing down Western Civilization is a weighty matter and even the smallest limb-from-limb rendering of an opponent requires consensus.
Taken from the Occupy movement hand signal wiki page:
.....
Up twinkles or simply twinkles are both hands raised with fingers pointing up and being wiggled. Twinkles indicates agreement with what is being said. This handsignal was borrowed from the Green Party, who borrowed it from the ASL word for applause.
Flat hands means that you are not sure, not for, or not against. One may be asked to clarify one's position.
Down twinkles are arms raised but showing the back of both hands with fingers pointing down and wiggling. Down twinkles indicate disagreement with what is being said. One will be asked by the facilitator to clarify one's objection. In Occupy Boston (possibly other sites), down twinkles go by the alternate name of "squid fingers".[12]
Thumbs up, neutral, or thumbs down—Some locations use the thumbs signal, to show approval, neutrality, or disapproval similar to the Pollice verso of Roman gladiators.[10]
Direct response is both hands moving alternately front to back on each side of the head and directed at an individual. Direct response indicates that critical information was missing from something that was just said.
Clarifying question is a single hand formed in the shape of a C. Clarifying question means that someone has a question that needs to be answered before that person can vote on an issue.
Point of process is a triangle formed by two hands with the index fingers touching and the thumbs touching to form a triangle shape. Point of process means that the conversation has strayed from the original topic.
Wrap it up is both hands moved in a circular motion about each other. It means that the speaker should make his or her points and finish speaking.
Raise the roof is both hands with palms facing up being moved up and down above shoulder level. Raise the roof means to speak up.
Hard block is holding arms up and crossed. This indicates a firm opposition to the proposal, a break from the consensus that cannot be supported by this individual.
....

Walt

Promise made,,another one kept.
https://dailycaller.com/2020/01/23/donald-trump-barack-obama-epa/
"The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule Thursday afternoon scaling back an Obama-era regulation farmers and energy producers said saddled them with unnecessary burdens."

Bill Tozer

Scenes.

I guess I have been doing my jazz hands all wrong. Too much motion when I get into it. :)
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Well, this is a no-brainer for those in the know. The others have been too preoccupied with Trump’s impeachable tweets

“Carter Page FISA warrant lacked probable cause, declassified DOJ assessment finds”

"Today’s unprecedented court filing represents another step on the road to recovery for America’s deeply damaged judicial system."—Carter Page.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/carter-page-fisa-warrant-lacked-probable-cause-declassified-doj-order-finds

I know, I know. The FBI, CIA, and NSA simply mischaracterized Mr. Page, lol.
Heard Carter is running for Katie Hill’s vacant seat. Yo Katie, here is a helpful hint. Never take nudes shooting down. It is not flattering. Next time, take your nude photos looking up. Better that way..and in your case, much better. You go girl.

odlaw

Posted by: scenes | 23 January 2020 at 11:41a

,,,My picks have gone like this...

Mayor Pete for a while...Biden too old...too much baggage
I like Steyer, Amy, Bloomberg and Yang in no particular order...

Lizzy and Bernie are far left
Thought Gabby had potential until she and Hillary got onto it...
Might end up with Bloomberg as Wall Street would be cool with it and he has governed a big city...
Bloomberg/Amy ticket?

Bill Tozer

Odlaq

Bloomberg might do it. But, the question I posed, is not who you want to win, but who you think will win the Dem nomination. I still think Sleepy Joe will win because his numbers are on cruise control, hold steady poll in and poll out (National basis) and it’s the only one who has support of the black community by far (Obama’s coattails), can take the South, and across the board, more Dems are comfortable with a Biden instead of a Warren or Bernie.

The Dem leadership and other candidates are too far left and too far gone. The leadership is not in step with the “average” Dem. so, I think Joe will win the nomination, faults, age, warts and all. The gaffs are already built in, and he won’t need the youth vote as that is his biggest weakness.


scenes

" I still think Sleepy Joe will win because his numbers are on cruise control"

I just thought of that as a given. From the outside looking in, the movers 'n shakers in the Democratic Party are just a modern Tammany Hall. Obama was an outlier who built a good organization. AOC & Co. can shriek all they like, but the old folks are in control.

The real competition is for the VP gig and the more desirable cabinet slots. Elizabeth Warren has to be careful not to tick off Biden (well, his handlers) too much in order to pick up the VP or SecState slot. Bernie would never get an offer so he can do as he likes. He's more dangerous and needs squashing.

Absent the Trumphate, it's all just business as usual.....for either party.

Bill Tozer

Russia, Russia, Russia. Instead of looking at Russia, how about we look at the real problem”

“According to the court order signed by Presiding Judge James Boasberg, the Department of Justice now concedes that “at least” two of the four warrants approved by the FISA court lacked probable cause and were therefore “invalid” (i.e., illegal). Judge Boasberg adds that “[t]he government apparently does not take a position on the validity” of the first two warrants issued on Page”

It’s a start, a baby step. Can’t wait for early summer if Barr is still around.

Don Bessee

Meanwhile in the real world -

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/01/23/boris-uk-crossed-brexit-finish-line-bill-passes-parliament/

;-)

Don Bessee

Fredo does it again -

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was asked by reporters about Thunberg's call for countries to divest from fossil fuels, which he didn't exactly take too seriously.

“Is she the chief economist? Who is she? I’m confused,” Mnuchin jokingly replied. "After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us."
That didn't sit well with one particular CNN anchor.

"Why do these Trumpers think it is OK to go at a kid?" Cuomo tweeted, scolding the Trump administration.


Critics on social media quickly reminded Cuomo about the attacks Sandmann faced by his network, which led to a major settlement earlier this month.

"Didn't your garbage network just settle a nine-figure lawsuit for defaming a Catholic child at a pro-life march?" The Federalist co-founder Sean Davis asked.

"Chris, your network literally just settled with a Covington High School kid after you smeared him," political strategist Caleb Hull told the anchor.

"The name Nick [Sandmann] escape your mind? Or are @CNN employees ordered to pretend you didn't pay him millions for smearing him a year ago for not supporting your left-wing politics?" radio host Derek Hunter reacted.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/chris-cuomo-greta-thunberg-cnn-nick-sandmann-covington

;-)

Scott O

Ah - Bloomberg. Boy, has he got plans. He's going to 'decarbonize' the US by mid-century. And the tens of millions of IC engines that need carbon based fuels?
Well.
Seems he has no plans for that.
And he's going to make sure that every single time everyone purchases a firearm, there's going to be a background check.
As in -
"Ya got the 100 bucks?"
Oh, no - he isn't worried about those kinds of folks. They never give anyone trouble at all.
No - he's going to go after the NRA.
Cause you know how they murder and rob banks and stuff.
Go to his web site - chock full of bull shit, lies and howlers tailor made for non-thinkers and the uneducated like odd-law.
In case you think I'm joking check out this quote:
"Completely phase out emissions in the electricity sector"
Better starting rounding up unicorns - we'll be needing a lot of their flatulence.
https://www.mikebloomberg.com/
I know that Bloomberg isn't this stupid, but he knows there's millions of idiots like OD-law that haven't got the brains to see it's all BS.

odlaw

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 23 January 2020 at 03:44 PM

,,,I did not reply to you...

If the DNC is still as '''good ol boy''' as they were with '''it's my turn''' Hillary I would say Biden gets it.

odlaw

Posted by: Scott O | 23 January 2020 at 05:37 PM

,,,cry me a river Scotty,,,

You are not going like any Demo are you???

,,,Unlike you I recognize lil Mike's business acumen...
And we all know nothing happens in Congress, so I wouldn't worry your little head...

Walt

Free Depends... He would have your vote Dougy...

fish

Posted by: Don Bessee | 23 January 2020 at 05:10 PM


That Fredo......he’s delightful.

Scott O

odd-law - "You are not going like any Demo are you???"
Do you mean 'like' as in voting for the Dems that are running for office?
Or do I 'like' any Dem? I know lots of folks that are registered as Demos and we are on friendly terms and I associate with them.
"Unlike you I recognize lil Mike's business acumen..."
I never disparaged his business acumen nor have I not recognized it.
So far oddy, you're batting zero.
"And we all know nothing happens in Congress, so I wouldn't worry your little head..."
Never said or indicated I was worried, moron - I was just pointing out how Bloomberg's web site was a bunch of bull shit and how it appealed to non-thinkers like you.
You have presented not one scrap of evidence to the contrary.
Now - go get your crayons and try again.
Maybe you could try actually reading Bloomberg's web site and offering some sort of defense of his blather.
I can hardly wait!

Bill Tozer

Taking it to them, for once

AN IMPORTANT FREE SPEECH VICTORY AGAINST THE SPLC

“The judge’s powerful and exceedingly favorable decision should send a strong message to the Michigan attorney general that she will not be allowed to weaponize her office to target political opponents. It should also send a strong message to government officials who side with the George Soros-funded and radically partisan SPLC that their day of reckoning is coming. Know this: We will not allow you to trample on our constitutional rights.”

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/01/an-important-free-speech-victory-against-the-splc.php


Bill Tozer

Daily Quotes

Political futures: “While civility is an imperative in a decent society, we can’t ignore that Trump’s coarseness has also helped reveal the liberal establishment’s incivility and disdain for anyone who refuses to adopt its cultural mores. I’m sorry, I have a hard time taking etiquette lessons from people who can’t raise any ire over the Virginia governor’s casual description of euthanizing infants but act as if every Trump tweet should trigger his removal from office through the 25th Amendment.” —David Harsanyi

Good idea: “It’s great that Trump is speaking at the [March for Life]. But the most meaningful thing he can do is defund Planned Parenthood. … Trump could announce that he will not sign any spending bill that sends 500 million dollars to Planned Parenthood. Let Dems force a shutdown to protect their half a billion dollar gift to the abortion industry. Let them bring that argument to the public.” —Matt Walsh

For the record: “I can’t overstate how undermining what the Democrats are doing is to our democracy. [They] say that the president didn’t legitimately win in 2016, and now … put the argument forward that he’s trying to steal an election in 2020. The reality is the Democrats are trying to steal the election from the 63 million voters who elected Donald Trump.” —RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel

Belly laugh: “We were giving out aspirin in giant bottles … because, you know, [Adam Schiff] just kept going on and on and on. … It was about lie after lie.” —Rep. Mark Meadows

Non compos mentis: “The president’s misconduct cannot be decided at the ballot box, for we cannot be assured that the vote will be fairly won. The president has shown that he believes that he is above the law and scornful of constraint.” —House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (“That sounds a lot more like ‘a threat to democracy’ that Democrats keep warning about than anything Trump has ever done.” —Charlie Kirk)

One-trick pony: “The burden to act on the shoulders of the generation of the people alive today is a challenge to our moral imagination. This is Thermopylae. This is Agincourt. This is Dunkirk. This is the Battle of the Bulge. This is 9/11. We have to rise to this occasion.” —Al Gore on — what else — climate change

A blind squirrel finds a nut: “I think the Democrats make a mistake when they cry outrage time and time again. If everything is an outrage, then nothing is an outrage.” —Sen. Mitt Romney, the man Democrats called “Hitler” before Trump came along

And last… “It’s kind of crazy that two weeks before the IA caucuses that will do much to shape national politics over the next year (and perhaps beyond), 3 serious candidates are trapped at an impeachment trial everyone knows the outcome of.” —Rich Lowry

Gregory

A commentary worth reading. Now.

https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/the-fbi-scandal/

fish

Was there ever a doubt.......


Between 500K and 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City....



https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/23/between-500k-and-1m-non-citizens-may-get-voting-rights-in-new-york-city/

George Rebane

re fish 721am - That would be anti-American to the core. Voting is perhaps the most important and sacrosanct public duty and right of a franchised American citizen.

Bill Tozer

@ 10:08 pm

Thank you.

fish

Posted by: George Rebane | 24 January 2020 at 08:49 AM

That would be anti-American to the core.


I imagine that is why it’s being done.


odlaw

,,,This is what Conservos are up against and it ain't the Demos...

‘Fox & Friends’ Desperately Tries to End Unhinged Giuliani Interview, Repeatedly Fails...

https://www.thedailybeast.com/fox-and-friends-desperately-tries-to-end-rudy-giuliani-interview-repeatedly-fails?ref=home

fish

Posted by: odlaw | 24 January 2020 at 09:16 AM



.......yawn.........!



I’m sorry dugsKKKi........what were you whining about?

Bill Tozer

WARREN’S JOE THE PLUMBER MOMENT

“My daughter is in school,” the man said, as captured in The Hill’s transcription of the exchange. “I saved all my money just to pay my student loans. Can I have my money back?”

“Of course not,” Warren responded.

“So you want to help those who don’t save any money and the ones that do the right thing get screwed?” he responded.

The Hill notes that the man cited his friend who makes more money than he does and, instead of paying off his loans, bought a car and went on expensive vacations.

“I saved my money,” the man said. “He made more than I did. I worked a double shift, worked extra … so you’re laughing at me.”

“No I’m not,” Warren responded.

“Yes that’s exactly what you’re doing,” the man said. “We did the right thing and we get screwed.”

That is a sentiment that is widely applicable to the Democrats’ policy proposals.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/01/warrens-joe-the-plumber-moment.php

An anecdotal tale packed with so much of a bigger story.

odlaw

Posted by: fish | 24 January 2020 at 09:22 AM

,,,not important fish...don't rack your brain...

you can get back to blowing bubbles...

https://tinyurl.com/u4ehv2c

Bill Tozer

Daily Quotes

Upright: “The only cover-up that I’ve seen is actually Adam Schiff and his team’s cover-up on their coordination with the whistleblower.” —Rep. Mark Meadows

Belly laugh: “What do you think the second term Trump impeachment will be for? I sure hope it’s more exciting and better concocted than this one.” —Mollie Hemingway

For the record: “[Trump and I] work closely together because we are concerned about the same things. We are concerned about the rise of terrorism, the importance of fighting terrorism, but also the importance of having fair burden sharing within the NATO alliance. And NATO brings together North America and Europe, and of course we have to share the burden in a fair way … His message is having an impact. And now all European allies and Canada are investing more and this is making NATO stronger.” —NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

For the record II: “I think that this [impeachment] will go down as one of the greatest historic blunders of a House of Congress."—constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley

Alarming lack of self-awareness: "We have to stop re-litigating past elections and have to start planning for future elections.” —Stacey Abrams, who deludedly believes she won Georgia’s gubernatorial election

Rainbow quotas: “My administration will be committed to diversity and inclusion, starting on day one. I will: Build a Cabinet and senior leadership team that reflects the full diversity of America, including having at least 50% of Cabinet positions filled by women and non binary people.” —Sen. Elizabeth Warren

OK Fauxcahontas: “It’s pretty clear that there are some Republicans who are challenged on the concept of conflict of interest.” —Elizabeth Warren

Grand delusions: “Since President George Washington took office in 1789, no president has abused his power in this way.” —Rep. Jerry Nadler

And last… “Did you know: In Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, both Norma (Roe) and Sandra (Doe): Never had an abortion. Were poor & struggling. Were lied to & preyed upon by lawyers. Both became pro-life advocates. #RoevWade was built upon the exploitation of women.” —Live Action President Lila Rose

fish

Posted by: odlaw | 24 January 2020 at 09:33 AM


I know you so desperately want it to be true........just one more link......just one more story on MSNBC......and Orange Man will go!


......that’s totes adorbs!

odlaw

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 24 January 2020 at 09:39 AM

Plagiarist!!!

https://patriotpost.us/articles/68132-friday-short-cuts-2020-01-24

Bill Tozer

ROFLMO

oldaw

,,,Duterte has a sad...

"If you do not do the correction, one, I will terminate the bases, the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). I will finish that son of a bitch," Duterte said in a wide-ranging speech before former Communist rebels. "I am giving the government and the American government one month from now."

https://www.yahoo.com/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-end-military-173421461.html

Don Bessee

One week away after 2 years of delays -

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/01/24/eu-chiefs-boris-johnson-sign-uk-brexit-withdrawal-agreement/

;-)

Don Bessee

Once a clintonista always a clintonista -

ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos was caught on camera making a throat-slash gesture as the Disney-owned network cut away from President Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow taking questions from the press on Thursday during coverage of the Senate impeachment trial.

Stephanopoulos, a former President Clinton staffer, was presumably signaling to producers to scrap Sekulow’s thoughts on the impeachment trial. ABC aired a few minutes of Sekulow updating reporters on his plans. After explaining that Trump’s legal team will call witnesses who don’t think alleged actions are impeachable, the camera cut back to Stephanopoulos, who was making the throat-slash gesture.

Stephanopoulos then smirked, appearing to realize his gesture was caught on live television.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/abc-news-george-stephanopoulos-trump-lawyer-jay-sekulow-comments

;-)

odlaw

Posted by: Don Bessee | 24 January 2020 at 10:38 AM

Ever heard the phrase '''cut''' used in the TV/movie biz???

oldaw

,,,After working for a half century and seeing your $$$ go to the Fed for Social Security and Medicare...

Poof!!! Trump doesn't want to pay you...

Sounds like how Trump runs his businesses...

It's geezer revolt time!!!

Vote that Orange bastard out!!!

Scott O

odd-law strikes out again.
That's the whole point, moron - Stephie didn't want the 'wrong' kind of news going out to the public. He got caught on camera signalling to cut off anything that might show the other side. His Democrat masters don't want that!

Scott O

odd-law 10:46 - Talking to yourself again?

odlaw

Posted by: Scott O | 24 January 2020 at 10:48 AM

,,,Cry me a river Scotty...

You and Bessie are always good for a laugh!!!

I watched the clip and Seculow made his point...then...and this is were dimwits lose the thread...Seculow starts to take another question from someone else...

Since it is Stephie's show and he directs it...it is obvious to all but TrumpFox lemmings that he wanted the clip to end so they could cut back to George...

Do I have to explain everything to you morons???

Scott O

Can't explain something to a rock - "Since it is Stephie's show and he directs it...it is obvious to all but TrumpFox lemmings that he wanted the clip to end so they could cut back to George..."
Uh - that's what I just told you, dude. Of course he wanted it to end - too much info of the 'wrong' kind is bad.
Of course he can run anything he wants - just please stop pretending ABC 'news' is anything different than Democrat Party talking points.

George Rebane

re odlaW 916am - Surely, the gentleman is joking. We invite him to Scattershots to address his leaders' AB5 endorsements. Those are real worries for the whole country; compared to that, Giuliani is an irrelevant sideshow and a fervent hope for progressives that something substantive will develop there.

Bill Tozer

DOJ Dunks on Andy McCabe’s Wrongful Termination Case

https://bongino.com/doj-dunks-on-andy-mccabes-wrongful-termination-case/?

Bill Tozer

Another shot at Bernie. The knives our out.

Former Obama Campaign Manager: Sanders ‘Worst Candidate,’ His Message ‘Going To Get Him Killed’ In The Election

fish

Hey......looks like Roberta has been corresponding with the White House.



”I am tired of lies. I am tried of racism. I am tired of the swamp. I am tired of ‘alternative facts.’ I am tired of cover for the Drumpf. I am tired of bully tactics. I am tired of rapists. I despise dictators. I wonder will you kiss the ring? the ass? The Putin-lover, the dictator-lover? You have already, I know. Are you going to kick out journalists? Are you a Sarah Sanders wannabe? Will you always praise the racist in chief? Are you a racist? I know… you don’t care either, do you? Watch your pussy.”



Oh Bertie........didn’t know you had it in you!


https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/23/exclusive-you-fcking-cnt-stephanie-grisham-inundated-with-sexist-hatred-threats-as-establishment-media-pile-on/#

Bill Tozer

Opps link
https://www.dailywire.com/news/former-obama-campaign-manager-sanders-worst-candidate-his-message-going-to-get-him-killed-in-the-election?
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Trump have a good speech today at the March For Life

https://www.dailywire.com/news/trump-at-march-for-life-we-are-fighting-for-those-who-have-no-voice-and-we-will-win?


Bill Tozer

Fish @ 12:27 pm

Perhaps that link would tie in perfectly with the foaming at the mouth deranged locals under Scattershots, [23jan20 update] “The unmitigated hatred of Trump by our Left is on full display in ‘Time for Trump to go’ by local leftwinger Nancy Eubanks in the 23jan20 Union.“ lol.

Speaking of sexist hatred, they sure like to use the C word frequently. They can’t figure out if they are coming or going.

Samantha Bee Praises Ivanka Trump’s Family Leave Policy After Calling Her A ‘Feckless C**t’

https://www.dailywire.com/news/samantha-bee-praises-ivanka-trumps-family-leave-policy-after-calling-her-a-feckless-ct?

Not the type of gal you bring home to mama.

Don Bessee

Is anyone surprised that a soros minion would lie to a grand jury, cheat and violate due process with a dirty PI hired from out of state?? -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/24/missouri-democrat-prosecutors-conduct-under-review-greitens-case/

;-)

Don Bessee

I have observed that schiff for brains has a Pinocchio tell, when he is lying his eyes bug out the most! LOL

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/24/adam-schiff-closing-argument-russia-carried-out-coup-against-u-s-by-manipulating-trump/

;-)

Walt

Schiff and Schumer should be jailed for lying to Congress.

Don Bessee

The Mexicans are keeping their word and are holding the line -

https://www.yahoo.com/news/mexican-security-forces-detain-800-053558363.html

;-)

Don Bessee

Schiff for brains is the gift that keeps on giving -

At the same time, Trump’s lawyers and political allies have made Schiff a central focus of their efforts to defend the president during his trial. When they laid out their written case for why Trump should be acquitted, the president’s lawyers mentioned Schiff’s name almost 100 times.

They accused the congressman of running an “unheard of procedure that denied the president any semblance of fair process,” accused him of lying and of personally orchestrating the whistleblower complaint that led to the impeachment probe.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-impeachment-prosecutor-adam-schiff-110404309.html

;-)

Walt

The big "D" card gets used.(dictator) Yet no proof given.
Desperation has set in.

Bill Tozer

No use to sit and wonder why.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/284355732079933/permalink/810769609438540/

Don Bessee

In the peoples republic of seattle its not that the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing its that there are two left hands. -

In 2012, Thom Kroon bought a historical Seattle firehouse that was auctioned off as “a unique residential dwelling.” For years, Kroon said he used it as a workspace and family space for celebrations like family dinners and birthday parties.
But now, the City of Seattle is suing Kroon for using the firehouse as a residence.


“I don't think the left-hand knows what the other left hand is doing,” Kroon said on FOX

https://www.foxbusiness.com/real-estate/residential-firehouse-dispute-hypocrisy-seattle-government

;-)

rCroww

In the "we can't dispute the facts or tell the truth so this is all we got" category: President Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow gave a preview of the defense strategy “Really, trying to remove the President from the ballot in 2020… they don’t trust the American people to make a decision.”

He should have added that with no testimony and no documentation and Trump admitting that "we have all the material" the American people will never find out what really went on. We will just have to take Trump's word for it... person who has lied or misstated facts over 16,000 times that the 2020 election isn't rigged in his favor.

Don Bessee

@534 Talk to botox Nancy and schiff for brains for failing to do their job in the house. LOL!!!

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You can see why the President made a personal appearance at the march for life -

Additionally, 65% of Americans, and the same percentage of registered voters, say they “are more likely to vote for” candidates who would limit abortion to at most the first three months of pregnancy. This outcome includes 88% of Republicans, 62% percent of Independents, and 44% of Democrats.

“What our polling makes clear is that millions of Americans describe themselves as ‘pro-choice’ because they believe in some choice, which would include life of the mother, rape, and incest as examples, but very few agree with abortion throughout pregnancy,” said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson in an interview with Breitbart News at the March for Life in Washington, DC.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/24/poll-most-americans-reject-supreme-courts-decision-in-roe-v-wade/

;-)

Walt

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/24/jerry-nadler-if-you-dont-remove-trump-he-will-be-a-dictator/

We better rat out Dougy, Bobby, and Emery for not showing up to their designated re-education camps. Trump gave orders for ALL Leftists to be inturned.... Right? That's what dictators do!

Scott O

Walt 5:50 - The Dems know they have nothing in actual crimes. This whole impeachment circus is just a desperate stab at influencing the next election. The histrionics are aimed at the light thinkers, not at anyone in the Senate.
Expect the left-wing nonsense to ramp up even further. Remember that Trump is already literally Hitler. Where do they go from here?

Don Bessee

Now that's funny and pathetic at the same time, how apropos for schiff for brains his acting turned off 2 million viewer per network! LOL !!!!!

ABC, NBC and CBS dedicated its daytime programming this week to the newly launched impeachment trial, which meant that popular soaps like "General Hospital" and "Days of Our Lives" were shelved. However, a study from NewsBusters suggests the broadcast networks would have been better off airing its normally scheduled programming.

According to cited Nielsen data, CBS averaged 1.52 million viewers on Wednesday, which was Day One of the opening arguments made by the House managers, while ABC averaged 1.29 million viewers and NBC averaged 1.26 million viewers.

The daytimes soaps easily overshadowed the impeachment ratings. According to NewsBusters, CBS's "The Young & The Restless" has been averaging 3.7 million viewers during the 2019-2020 season and "The Bold & The Beautiful" averages 3.15 million viewers. ABC's "General Hospital" averages 2.15 million viewers while NBC's "Days of Our Lives" averages 1.95 million viewers.

https://www.foxnews.com/media/trump-impeachment-ratings-soap-operas

;-)

Don Bessee

RIP -

Bodies of U.S. firefighters retrieved from crash site in Australia

https://www.yahoo.com/news/bodies-u-firefighters-retrieved-crash-004318243.html

;-)


Bonnie

Bill Tozer 1/23 11:41 AM
Regarding the tale of two marches. The double standard is pretty obvious. Those who scream that they're saving the environment are the polluters if you look at those running Calif. I was lucky to have relatives who were Democrats and Republicans. The Democrats poked fun at and bullied those with different viewpoints. The Republicans were polite and respected other viewpoints. Thanks for your opinions...

Walt

Look at the evidence. Go ahead. Tell us Schiff isn't smoking meth.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/24/live-updates-trump-impeachment-trial-dems-conclude-opening-arguments/

Bill Tozer

Walt

Due to the Senate rules, the Dems like Schiffilis can get up there and spout anything they choose, It has just be a DNC Rally so far. The little bit I caught had the lying Dems bring up bribery, extortion, corruption, coverup, Khan from the Gold Star Moms (never Blue Star Moms), and the list of grievances dating back to the first Nasty Woman Pink Hat March, Trump is a dictator (for life?), and did not follow the conventional wisdom and policy foreign experts that got us into endless wars. I am surprised they did not bring up Melania’s shoes, but I guess that is Punchy’s domain.

But, none of those charges are in the Articles of Impeachment. Repeat: None of those charges are in the Articles of Impeachment. Smoke and mirrors. Just TV theater for 2020 Democrat Party speeches, nothing less.

From a quote from an article I posted recently, “If you have the evidence, you bang the evidence. If you have the law, you bang the law. If you don’t have either, you bang the table.” —Rafael ‘Ted’ Cruz, former law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Beyer.

At least they are consistent. They always overreach. That is not how you win friends and influence people. :)

Schiff Alienates Key Senators With Quote About GOP Heads 'on a Pike'

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bronsonstocking/2020/01/24/schiff-alienates-jury-with-quote-that-gop-heads-will-be-on-a-pike-n2560097

Bill Tozer

Walt @ 8:36 pm

Just read your link. Fair trail, fair trail pleads Schiffilis, lol.

Fair trail is for the accused, not the prosecution. Fair trail is for the defendant, dummies.

Did like how Schiffilis and No Nards Nadler brought up Hunter and Joe Biden having nothing to do with anything. They bought up Joe and Hunter Biden! They just opened the door for the defense to “go there”, roflmao.
Now, let’s look at the evidence they threw out there, shall we? Yes.

George Rebane

Some commenters are still posting impeachment comments here. No joy.

Bill Tozer

France: Smoke Grass, Kill a Jew, Skip the Trial, Go Free

"In France, perpetrators of anti-Semitic attacks claim insanity to elude justice. The mental illness defense has become more prevalent when it comes to hate crimes in France. And it seems to be working."

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/15448/france-jews-murder

Bill Tozer

Sweden Close to Collapse.

“If there is any lesson to be drawn from history, it is that what you do not think will happen, does. Time and again. The final consequence of the West and, above all, Sweden's immigration policy is that the economy will collapse -- because who is going to pay for it all? And economic breakdowns, once they happen, always happen very fast."

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/6697/sweden-collapse

scenes

re: BillT@9:18AM

C'est la vie. After he's acquitted, maybe the perp will have 'sexual emergency' down at the local pool.

rcroww

Gatestone is about as biased and questionable as any source could possibly be and anything posted by them should be taken with a grain of salt as most of their information is bogus at best.

Bill Tozer

Thanks Robert. Shoot the messenger, but then don’t forget to dispute the facts.

Moving this over to Sandbox from Scattershots (that’s a first!) cause Trump, per normal, is sucking up all the oxygen in the room. It was even on topic, loll

“Good read.

How the Golden State Embraced Corporate Socialism

https://amgreatness.com/2020/01/24/how-the-golden-state-embraced-corporate-socialism/

Bill Tozer

Oh my. Looks like Russia is taking a page out of the Dem playbook.

With Putin’s Proposed Changes, Russia Begins Its Transition to One-Party Rule

https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/with-putins-proposed-changes-russia-begins-its-transition-to-one-party-rule/

Bill Tozer

Can Any of These Candidates Win the Democratic Nomination?

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/01/24/can_any_of_these_candidates_win_the_democratic_nomination_142232.html

scenes

In the Golden State, the future is now.

https://www.ktvu.com/news/castro-valley-homeowners-billed-300-for-cleanup-of-nearby-homeless-encampment

Bill Tozer

Closer to home..
Torn Down This Week the Old Dairy.
Empire Mine Historic State Park.
East Bennett St.,Grass Valley Ca.
To keep Drug Users Out, we Must Destroy It. 25 Tents directly across the Street on "Private" property.
History Destruction, Environmental Destruction, Safety Destruction, of Our Community. They Take All !

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=181122306425538&set=gm.1468508926640281&type=3&theater&ifg=1

scenes

good article @9:42.

I think he missed something by not, at least partly, explaining the growth of California's golden age as an overshoot from WWII, but I did like this part:
from https://amgreatness.com/2020/01/24/how-the-golden-state-embraced-corporate-socialism/

"If one were to examine the concept of California as a feudal state, all the pieces would be identifiable. The aristocracy is the wealthy billionaires and the titans of the high tech industry. The knights and the nobles are the public employees. The clerisy consists of the academics and the nonprofit activists, which include environmentalists, homeless and low-income housing advocates, and social justice warriors. Everyone else would be serfs.

California’s serfs would either be members of the state’s dwindling middle-class and small-business owners, paying crippling tithes to the feudal regime, or they would be low income workers and the unemployed, who would rely on alms from the nobles for their sustenance.

Other metaphors work as well. To make an analogy to the old Soviet Union, the aristocracy becomes the politburo, the nobles become the nomenklatura, the clerisy becomes the commissars, and the serfs become everyone else. The feudal metaphor is perhaps more applicable for California today, because unlike in the Soviet Union, private property is alive and well, so long as you are one of the fabulously wealthy few, and willing to partner with the state legislature.

The darkest but nonetheless somewhat apt metaphor for California is Nazism, for two fairly encompassing reasons. First, because the economic models are almost identical; private oligarchs and subsidized monopolistic corporations operating in partnership with a micromanaging government. Second, because where the German Nazis condemned Jewish wealth in particular, and capitalist profiteering wealth in general, California’s Democrats focus their scapegoating on “fossil fuel” wealth, or wealth amassed via unwarranted “privilege,” while enacting laws designed to penalize all wealth."

Bill Tozer

@ 10:07 am
Interesting that VDH was using the word ‘’feudal’ in encapsulating California a few months ago. If the shoe fits....or as Pocahontas would say, “If the moccasin fits.....”. Feudal state works for now.
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Why can’t we be more like France?

FREE SPEECH? NOT IN FRANCE

Solveig Mineo, who defines herself as a feminist and a “Westernist”, said: “This is what a young girl risks in 2020 for having said no to a [Muslim] boy.”

Free speech is under attack all around the world, and the most common means of suppressing inconvenient or unpopular speech is labeling it “hate speech,” a phrase with no non-politicized meaning, and, in the U.S. at least, zero legal status.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/01/free-speech-not-in-france.php

George Rebane

rcroww 937am - A bit of free tutelage. First deconstruct and falsify the message, THEN use that evidence to discredit the messenger. Else your outburst is just calling names without any basis.

Gregory

Rassmussen's daily (yesterday's news) is at 49/49.

Schiffty needs to ramp up his game.

Don Bessee

Looks like SF is going full sylent green -

https://www.yahoo.com/news/inside-1-000-underground-sleeping-121500423.html

;-)

Gregory

And now for something completely different...

The Thermosphere Climate Index continues its slow decline to a space age minimum...

https://spaceweather.com/images2020/25jan20/TCI_Daily_NO_Power_Percentiles.png

fish

Well of course he did.....



Prince Charles flew 16,000 miles in just 11 days using three private jets and one helicopter before proudly posing with Greta Thunberg in Davos



https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7929735/Prince-Charles-flew-16-000-miles-just-11-days-proudly-posing-Greta-Thunberg-Davos.html

Bill Tozer

Another more questions raised than answered:

“Grassley Letter Asks Whether Taxpayers Paid Russian Agent To Help Start The Collusion Hoax”

Did Stefan Halper attempt to recruit Trump campaign officials as sources? And did he have the FBI (or another agency’s) green light to do so? Grassley’s letter raises these questions, and more.

https://thefederalist.com/2020/01/24/grassley-letter-asks-whether-taxpayers-paid-russian-agent-to-help-start-the-collusion-hoax/
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@4:20 pm

https://i1.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/01/Screen-Shot-2020-01-22-at-7.02.12-PM.png?w=1002&ssl=1

@ 5:14 pm

https://i2.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/01/image001-7-1.jpg?w=480&ssl=1


Bill Tozer

Wow. April will be fun up there in them thar hills. Learn something new everyday.

https://i0.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/01/Screen-Shot-2020-01-18-at-1.38.44-PM.png?w=1160&ssl=1

Re: Trump’s attack on Iranian general.

https://i1.wp.com/www.powerlineblog.com/ed-assets/2020/01/image030.jpg?w=477&ssl=1

Don Bessee

Ya gotta love this guy -

George Kittle is often asked to carry the San Francisco 49ers’ offense, and he’ll be bringing some more welcome passengers along with him to the Super Bowl.

Mick LaMar served in the U.S. Army and was killed in January 2011, while in Iraq during his second tour of duty. LaMar’s widow, Josie, and their son, Nicolas, are fans of the 49ers and Kittle is taking the family to Miami, in conjunction with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) when his team squares off against the Kansas City Chiefs on Feb. 2.

“The work I do with the USAA and the TAPS organization is something I really have kind of fallen in love with," Kittle said via ESPN’s Nick Wagoner. "I have a lot of family in the military so it's something that I just respect, and the sacrifice that they give is the ultimate sacrifice. So, if I can ever give back and make a family's day or just make them smile a little bit, then I've just done a little part in their lives."

Kittle has emerged as one of the NFL’s best tight ends, earning his second Pro Bowl selection after a campaign where he caught 85 passes for 1,053 yards, five touchdowns and developed into the league’s best blocker at his position.

“As I hit the field to play in the Super Bowl, I find comfort in the fact that 49ers fans Josie and Nicolas LaMar will be cheering our team on," Kittle said in a statement. "It's a special privilege to be able to team up with USAA and TAPS to award a trip to the Super Bowl to Sergeant LaMar's family in recognition of his military service and paying the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country."

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/49ers-george-kittle-invites-late-veterans-family-to-super-bowl-230540495.html

;-)

scenes

re: Gregory "The Thermosphere Climate Index continues its slow decline to a space age minimum..."

Interesting. Those look like solar cycles.

Are there solar cycle cycles?

Bill Tozer

Cartman will never live this down.
Sandmann returns

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/nick-sandmann-posts-photos-of-his-return-to-march-for-life?

Bill Tozer

I heard (unsubstantiated) that as a direct result of the far lefties attempts to shred our Constitution, almost 1,000 newbee R’s are throwing their hats in the ring to defeat the Totalitarians.

It’s no longer about being left or right, conservative or moderate or independent or Libertarian. It’s not about being a Bush Republican, Goldwater Republican, Reagan Republican, or Tea Party person. It’s not about being a social conservative or fiscal conservative, or a Bernie or Biden or Warren supporter, hawk or dove. Nah, it’s all about protecting the Constitution or not.
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Let’s check out a newbee running for Congress, There is something about Anna Luna.

From Anna’s site - You need a fighter to stand up for your shared values on:
God
Life
2nd Amendment
Anti-Socialism
America First Trade Policies
Lower Taxes
Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Securing the Southern Border
Florida’s 13th District deserves a representative who will put them first, who will fight for them, and who knows what it means to be BUILT, NOT BOUGHT.

Not an endorsement. You can read more at -https://www.voteannapauli

Picture is worth a 1,000 words.

https://www.facebook.com/libertyheadquarters/photos/a.702772286442327/3000313703354829/?type=3&theater&ifg=1

Bill Tozer

The tale of two immigrants running in MN

A Closer Look At The Iraqi Immigrant Woman Challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar

Baghdad-born Dalia al-Aqidi says Rep. Illhan Omar 'supports Islamists and enemies of America and Israel, and there are no exceptions.'

https://thefederalist.com/2020/01/23/a-closer-look-at-the-iraqi-immigrant-woman-challenging-rep-ilhan-omar/

Fun fact: Bernie ran for Senate in 2012 as a Dem in the primary just to wipe the table of any competition. Once securing the nomination, he dropped the D affiliation.

Bill Tozer

Deep State? Is it real? From a lifelong and current Democrat and former CIA operative:

INTERVIEW (Part I): Former CIA Officer Explains The Shocking Details And Dangers Of The ‘Deep State’

https://www.dailywire.com/news/interview-part-i-former-cia-officer-explains-the-shocking-details-and-dangers-of-the-deep-state

INTERVIEW (Part II): Former CIA Officer On What The ‘Deep State’ Looks Like If A Democrat Wins In 2020, And What Can Be Done To Recover

https://www.dailywire.com/news/interview-part-ii-former-cia-officer-on-what-the-deep-state-looks-like-if-a-democrat-wins-in-2020-and-what-can-be-done-to-recover

Without consequences, this will continue. Severe consequences is needed. Remember the two NYT reporters receiving the The Pulitzer Prizes for covering and writing Fakenews? Remember Brennan yelling out the Trump is a traitor!, knowing full well what he was saying is bunk. “Traitor!” And no consequences.

Steven Frisch

If I had to vote in the California Democratic primary I would probably vote for Senator Amy Klobuchar but I will wait until after the first 4 contests to decide.

Bill Tozer

Steve

Amy is a good choice, but she is not gaining any traction so far in her lane. Who knows at this stage. When Warren or Bernie is taken down (that lane is only wide enough for one) or Sleepy Joe begins to look like he won’t make it over the finish line, Amy’s currency may shoot up.

Which brings up an interesting question. If I had to vote in the Democrat primary, who would I choose?

Personally, it matters not one lick to me who will be the eventual Democrat nominee for President of the United States. Not wasting a lot of time looking at the Clown Car, myself. Not even following with interest how they are tracking. Showing restraint (generally) until it all shakes out. Guess I would vote for a Tulsi or Yang if I was forced to vote in the CA Dem primary.

One thing I have always appreciated about you, Steve, is that you always answer questions posed. It’s refreshing.

Now, the dig. :)

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