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11 July 2020



Just another selfish white person depriving their state of its hard earned revenue!

It Takes 3 Weeks to Escape Illinois

On February 12, Wirepoints noted If the wealthy flee, ordinary Illinoisans will be left holding the progressive tax bag.

Yep, and we have had enough.

We were paying about $15,000 a year in property taxes on a home now worth about $380,000 or so. We have a beautiful 1 acre lot, surrounded by 30 white or and burr oak trees 100-200 years old. \

But property values are sinking. We will sell the house for a lot less than we paid for it 20 years ago.

Property taxes are a killer and taxes in general are going to rise in Illinois.

I guess we now know why other Illinoisans have bailed......



Barry Pruett


My parents left Illinois in 1995 and moved to Indiana. Lower property taxes. Ten times more land. They went from a postage stamp to 2.5 acres, and they live about 15 miles from where we lived in Illinois.

Scott O

Here's another take on how states differ in spending:
Oh no!! We're in LAST PLACE!!
And what's the one area of concern that the NEA doesn't mention?
Student achievement.
Oh, that.
I guess that just isn't important to the National Education Association.
Here's a national ranking on student achievement:
So Idaho is last in spending but manages to equal or be very close to other states spending vastly more money.
There are 2 people that live in our neighborhood that are teachers and I'm pretty sure between their golf and ski trips they aren't starving.
Anyway - 15K a year prop tax is just nuts.
Some one has to pay to rebuild after the 'peaceful' protests
No wonder there's an exodus from the high tax states.

Bill Tozer

‘L.A. teachers union says schools can't reopen unless charter schools get shut down, police defunded’
They also want Medicare-for-All, a wealth tax, a federal bailout.


I’m confused. “.....and re-designing school layouts in order to facilitate "social distancing." They already demanded that “re-designing school layouts in order to facilitate” safety from school shooters. Now, they have defunded the LA Unified PD, drove them off campus, and another re-designing in school layouts for social distancing? Next time just build school buildings from Legos and have students re-design them for fun and for free.


re: [email protected]:50PM July 11, Year Zero.
‘L.A. teachers union says schools can't reopen unless charter schools get shut down, police defunded’"

It's not surprising really. Until some Man of Steel takes hold of the Blue Mob revolution, you'll see a bunch of power centers, each with their own kinks.

Spend a couple of minutes doing a 10,000 foot view of the early days of the 1917 Russian Revolution and you'll see what I mean. It's enough to make anyone's nictitating membranes shut right down. Factions aplenty.


But I didn't vote for Obama a second time....second time

MATT MARGOLIS: Obama Granted Clemency to Terrorists and Traitors, But Democrats Are Angry About Roger Stone.

Just before leaving office in 2017, Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Bradley Manning (you may also know him as Chelsea), who leaked hundreds of thousands of sensitive government documents to WikiLeaks. A traitor in every sense, in 2013 Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35 years in prison. But, Bradley Manning became a hero of the political left for declaring himself to be transgender, and Obama made his controversial commutation literally just days before leaving office. Manning maintains hero status amongst the left today.

Obama also commuted the sentence of convicted terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera, the leader of the Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional Puertorriqueña (FALN), a Puerto Rican terrorist group. FALN was responsible for 130 attacks in the United States, and at least six deaths. An unrepentant Lopez-Rivera was serving a 70-year sentence when Obama set him free. The Congressional Black Caucus had repeatedly lobbied for Lopez’s release during the Obama years, and the commutation was met with praise from Democrats like Bill de Blasio, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez, Bernie Sanders, and others.

Obama also granted clemency to hundreds of drug offenders he claimed were non-violent offenders who deserved a second chance, because of racism or something. It later came out that many of the people he released were actually violent offenders guilty of gun crimes. Obama granted more acts of clemency than any president since Truman, though he saved much of that executive use of power for the latter months and days of his presidency.

But, but, but.......Obama!


Bill Tozer

Charter Schools and Their Enemies. The whole article:

Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published "Charter Schools and Their Enemies." He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education Department's annual English Language Arts test and its Mathematics test. Sowell gives the results of student tests in charter schools such as KIPP, Success Academy, Explore Schools, Uncommon Schools, Achievement First as well as the traditional New York City public schools. On the English Language Arts test, a majority of charter school students, most of whom were black or Hispanic, tested proficient or above. Their achievement ratio was nearly 5 to 1. On the Mathematics test 68 percent of charter schools' 161 grade levels had a majority of students testing proficient. In the traditional public schools, 177 grade levels, just 10 percent had a majority of their student testing proficient.

In April 2019, The Wall Street Journal reported that 57 percent of black and 54 percent of Hispanic charter school students passed the statewide ELA compared to 52 percent of white students statewide. On the state math test, 59 percent of black students and 57 percent of Hispanics at city charter schools passed as opposed to 54 percent of white students statewide.

Sowell says: "In a realm where educational failure has long been the norm -- schools in low-income minority neighborhoods -- this is success, a remarkable success. What is equally remarkable is how unwelcome this success has been in many places. What has been especially remarkable is that it has been the most educationally successful charter schools that seem to have drawn the most hostility, both in words and in deeds." The most common form of that hostility are simple legal limits set on the number of charter schools permitted without regard to whether charter schools are producing good or bad educational outcomes.

The education establishment, having the nation's most powerful labor union, has the ears of political leaders. They see a huge loss potential if more parents are able to opt-out of poorly achieving public schools. For example, in New York City there are more than 50,000 students on waiting lists for admission to charter schools. The per-pupil expenditure tops $20,000 a year. If all the students on the waiting list were able to be admitted to charter schools, that would translate into a billion-dollar loss by the traditional public schools. A substantial decline in traditional public school attendance would mean fewer teachers employed. That would mean declining union dues since most charter school teachers are not union members. Charter schools' rate of growth since the 1990s has been significant. From 2001 to 2016, enrollment at traditional public schools rose 1percent while enrollment in public charter schools rose 571 percent.

Sowell points out that not all charter schools are successful. Failing charter schools can have their charters revoked, cutting off access to public funds. That is in stark contrast to failing and corrupt traditional public schools that continue to dine at the public trough. Successful charter schools are the real threat to traditional unionized public schools. No charter school in Sowell's study has been more successful than Success Academy charter schools in Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant and the South Bronx -- and none has been more viciously attacked in words and in deeds. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio explicitly campaigned against charter schools saying: "I am angry about the privatizers. I am sick and tired of these efforts to privatize a precious thing we need -- public education.

In another venue, Sowell said: "We keep hearing that "black lives matter," but they seem to matter only when that helps politicians to get votes, or when that slogan helps demagogues demonize the police. The other 99 percent of black lives destroyed by people who are not police do not seem to attract nearly as much attention in the media."

At a 2016 meeting, the NAACP's board of directors ratified a resolution that called for a moratorium on charter schools. Among the NAACP's reasons for this were that it wanted charter schools to refrain from "expelling students that public schools have a duty to educate" and "cease to perpetuate de facto segregation of the highest performing children from those whose aspirations may be high but whose talents are not yet as obvious." That is a vision suggesting that no black children receive decent educations until all black children receive decent educations. Black people cannot afford to entertain such a vision and other attacks on educational success.

Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason University.
I remember when....a Lib with credentials first ran for County Superintendent of Schools. On his first KNCO radio show, he was asked about Charter Schools. His immediate response was he is opposed to charter schools, no ifs, ands, or butts about it. As the election neared, he used the ‘I was molested by Catholic priests’ card and the rest is history. Somethings stick. I never forgot his introduction to the community via that radio interview.


‘I was molested by Catholic priests’

You have to admit it would make a heckuva bumper stucker.

The counter argument to charter schools is always that they cherry pick students. Of course, the underlying assumption is that your good kid will somehow improve the bad kids in public school. There's never any thought given to the daily life of the good kids.

There's no point in simply following the money as it'll just annoy anyone with a whit of honesty.


Well,, 2 outa three ain't bad.


AAaahhhhh... Cheat by mail.. And it's always better when "the mail" helps! Right "no voter fraud" Emery?
It's just a bummer he got caught. Biden needs all the help he can get.

Scott O

BT 1:32 - So NY state spends an average of over 3.5 times what Idaho spends per student and gets the same C- score for achievement.
But -
NY is tops in 'equity'. Whatever that is.
That makes mama so proud!


re: [email protected]:03

Washington DC is always the canonical example of school spending v. results.

It would be fun to audit a place like that, just where does all the money go?

Scott O

scenes 5:09 - "It would be fun to audit a place like that,..."
You have a strange sense of 'fun'.
It would probably make me sick.

The Estonian Fox

A bus driver in the Basque country of south-western France was severely beaten on July 5. His wife removed him from life support yesterday. Four passengers were arrested for the beating. Two were 22 and 23 years old. None were identified in the English reports (all of which were identical in wording, so news seemed to come from a single source). Agence France Presse & Paris Match did not identify the attackers either, even though they were arrested days ago.

Good time for a test. Help the journalists complete their article. These 4 accused are likely to be:
4 drunken Italians;
4 members of the Religion of Peace;
4 Brits who hate the French - OK, OK, 4 MORE Brits who hate the French;
4 Estonians who lost their connection to the universal Tallinn USB digital port.
4 Basque Separatists
4 BLM members who lost their way

Bill Tozer

More and more evidence of the DNC-Hillary Russian Hoax comes. Finally, the Dem State Department is under the light of truth.

'New Steele evidence strengthens Durham prosecution as frustration over inaction grows'

A British court decision unmasks new evidence of FBI abuses in the Russia collusion probe.


Don Bessee

RIP our brothers in blue. God bless their families. -

Two Texas police officers were killed in the line of duty on Saturday after they were reportedly ambushed while responding to the call, according to authorities.

“We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,” McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said via text message Saturday, The Monitor reported




Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study

.......this surprise anyone?



‘I finally got into Harvard’: Man trades garbage collection job for Harvard Law acceptance letter

I don’t know dude......as bad as US colleges are getting......and Harvard in particular. Might want to hang on to that sanitation gig.

If only to retain your self respect.



Gun fight on the middle of the Dan Ryan in broad daylight when all doze yootz waz supposin to be’s in skool. Who would have thunk that taking a stray in the hip was easier then studying for your Calculus finals? He is still running pretty well though......a testament to his atalektic skillz!



Barry Pruett



It's all good.. Now why should the cartels just El South a' of the border have all the fun?
Just wait for the automatic weapons to proliferate Chicago.
Then they can blame those on the White guy too.(OR,," We got'm from the po po,, so if they didn't have them,, we would have had to steal'm")

Bill Tozer

‘NBC Virus Expert Who Claimed He Had ‘Undiagnosed’ COVID-19 Reveals He Never Had Virus’

“And now we know Dr. Fair never had coronavirus, despite nearly a dozen appearances on NBC and MSNBC where he talked about having it or recovering from it,” media watchdog Steve Krakauer writes in his Fourth Watch newsletter.”

“In the end, NBC’s viewers were left with two very alarming — and false — impressions. First, that an expert virologist can take every precaution but can still catch COVID-19 through his eyes. False. Second, that tests can be so untrustworthy that you can have multiple negative tests and still have coronavirus. [Today co-host] Craig Melvin described them as ‘false negative tests’ in that initial report on May 14. Hoda Kotb said, ‘every time it came back negative, but clearly you have it.’ False.“


Liars, cheats, and thieves.

Bill Tozer

‘NBC Virus Expert Who Claimed He Had ‘Undiagnosed’ COVID-19 Reveals He Never Had Virus’

“And now we know Dr. Fair never had coronavirus, despite nearly a dozen appearances on NBC and MSNBC where he talked about having it or recovering from it,” media watchdog Steve Krakauer writes in his Fourth Watch newsletter.”

“In the end, NBC’s viewers were left with two very alarming — and false — impressions. First, that an expert virologist can take every precaution but can still catch COVID-19 through his eyes. False. Second, that tests can be so untrustworthy that you can have multiple negative tests and still have coronavirus. [Today co-host] Craig Melvin described them as ‘false negative tests’ in that initial report on May 14. Hoda Kotb said, ‘every time it came back negative, but clearly you have it.’ False.“


Liars, cheats, and thieves.

George Rebane

BillT 1012am - Mr Tozer, your report again confirms the useful conclusion that lamestream outlets are sources of wholesale ideologically motivated lies and fake news. Why anyone still wastes time with such 'news' is a growing mystery.

Bill Tozer

“Now that Trump finally wore a mask in public, is this the part where liberals CANCEL masks and make the case for how terrible they are??”
‘Liberals Lose Their Minds After Trump Dons Mask For Hospital Visit’

On any given Sunday.....except this Sunday. :).




I'm sure all the reading LIBs here will agree with AOC..
The rioters were just out to feed the children... Yaa... That's it,,, it makes it ALLL justified....

Now how do you cook that 72IN. flat screen?


I usually expect my bartenders to be smarter than AOC.

Ocasio-Cortez: NYC Crime Surge ‘Maybe’ Due To People Being ‘Scared To Pay Their Rent,’ Don’t Have Jobs

Ocasio-Cortez’s suggestion that the increase in crime is simply people stealing bread to try to feed their families ignores the widespread looting of luxury stores that happened in the city during the recent riots. It also ignores the fact that New York City Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio resisted calls from top Democrats and Republicans to deploy the National Guard to restore order and stop the violence and looting.



Posted by: Walt | 12 July 2020 at 04:12 PM

Now how do you cook that 72IN. flat screen?

Marinate this shit out of it......?

Bill Tozer

The jobless working poor folks are using the shut-down as a splenid time to get Christmas shopping done. Defund the Police...they get in the way of those 72" flat screen and real nice jewelry items.


Steve Bannon speaks:


Bill Tozer

Something I have kicked around in my head for 20 years: Environmentally and Social Responsible mutual funds. Had one once with a fund out of the Sanctuary Poop City by the Bay. When I looked at the rate of return PLUS the management fees, I dropped them like a hot rock and never looked back. Sin companies were where it was at back them; booze, tobacco, and guns. Anyway......

‘Panic on ESG Street’

“The sub-headline in a Financial Times story on the anguished reaction of some asset managers to the Trump administration’s belated (if modest) efforts to protect the threat to pensioners’ investment returns represented by “socially responsible” investing (SRI) shows where the paper’s sympathies lie (not that there was any doubt about that):

Funds say Department of Labor rule would hamper ability to incorporate ethical principles into pension portfolios.

“Ethical” sounds so much nicer than ideological.

The Financial Times

“Late last month, the Department of Labor proposed a new rule that would require private pension administrators to prove that they are not sacrificing financial returns if they put money in ESG-oriented investments. [ESG-oriented funds, amongst other considerations, look at how a company measures up against somewhat variably defined environmental, social and governance standards]

“Private employer-sponsored retirement plans are not vehicles for furthering social goals or policy objectives that are not in the financial interest of the plan,” said Eugene Scalia, the labour secretary.”


What’s a socialist to do with “fiduciary duty to shareholders"? It’s a complicated world out there. My bottom line is I don’t care if a fund invests in chemical warfare products or Nike shoes. Like Colin Kap show me the greenies.

paul emery

Fro, Breitbart no less...Trump down by 5 in Texas.



re: [email protected]:33AM "(some poll or the other)"

At least the way forward has been shown, as this column sez:

"And that’s how to understand what is happening. We’re not to object to the riots because the bigger issue is defeating Trump. Nothing much else matters, and if an Antifa mob attacks a federal court building in Portland, don’t call this a riot. Say rather that it’s a campaign event, led by the good guys.

We’re in the middle of a chicken game, where the Left tells us they’ll let this go on as long as Trump is president. The liberal media will ignore the riots, the liberal mayors will tell the local police to stand down, the liberal prosecutors will promptly release anyone arrested. Try to defend yourself, and you’ll find yourself prosecuted.

The message is: this is what you’ll get, America, if you reelect Trump. Elect our guy, and the madness will stop, pronto. A Democratic president would forcefully suppress the riots without a peep from the press. But until then we’re held hostage."


It's always good to know the rules of the game.

Bill Tozer

Cruz was down to Beto in Texas by 7-10 in 2018. Then common sense and Trump stepped in. :)

paul emery

I don't recall those numbers bill. It got close a couple time but Cruz was always ahead. Can you provide me a source for your numbers.

Either way at this time Texas is in play which means Trump is going to have to put bucks into his campaign there. He won easily over Hillary-by 9. Not so this time at this point Here's a link


Just checked out RCP and there are no Texas polls in 2016 that are anywhere close to your numbers Bill. Here's a link. What was your source?



Hey Paul. Is the Blue Mob going to win or lose this one? It's an interesting situation.


Bill Tozer

Hey Paul,. You don’t recall how giddy you were that Texas was going to flip and asking why Cruz was sooo far down in the polls? Oh course you don’t remember jack. ‘Senior moments’ is being kind. Why do you think Cruz is doing so poorly? Why, why, why? And Georgia is in play, too!!!!

Paul Emery, once again you have proven yourself to be an imbecile. And you do not have enough integrity to make that squeeze of yours into a honest woman. Just like fat Utah. Why buy the cow when the milk is free...as you resort to your Victorian moral preening and moral outrage. Shacking up shows no respect or commitment to the lady. Are you living in sin?

Don Bessee

Botox nancy is looking for a memory hole -

Pelosi says ‘no’ regrets after initial downplaying of coronavirus earlier this year
Pelosi said in February there was no evidence of widespread infection in the US




Jim Kunstler on polls...

"It’s certainly in the interest of the Woke Resistance and its inquisitors in the Woke media to keep the volume up on Covid-19 hysteria. It’s crucial to their strategy of forcing a vote-by-mail system that would easily invite voter fraud. It also provides a cover for keeping their mummified lead candidate, Joe Biden, moldering silently in his basement like the ghost of Hubert Humphrey, as well as an excuse to avoid a real convention in Milwaukee, which would force Mr. Biden to step up and speak before a huge, live audience. Imagine the mortification.

Just as I’m unconvinced about the meaning of the Covid-19 surge, I don’t buy the polls that show Mr. Biden ten points up on Mr. Trump. I suspect many actual voters were not pleased by the June reign of terror unleashed by Democratic mayors and governors, and did not fail to notice exactly how all that went down. And it is well-known now, four years after the last election and its janky polling, that many voters won’t reveal their true intentions to pollsters — fearing the vilification they’d invite.

I’ve gotten a lot of letters and comments lately condemning my failure to go all-out against Mr. Trump. So, I’ll state my current position plainly: I didn’t vote for him last time, but I would vote for him this time to keep the Democratic Party out of power. There’s a lot to not love about Mr. Trump in his persona and manner. There’s a great deal more to fear about the prospect of Democratic Party control of government. Their enmity to free speech cannot be doubted after a decade of promoting cancel culture. Their appetite for coercion is at odds with the Bill of Rights. Their bad faith and dishonesty have been on display through all the concocted melodramas of RussiaGate and its offshoots. Their economic program is a mashup of all the failed central planning regimes from the bygone 20th century and is wholly inconsistent with the new imperatives to downscale and re-localize the real productive activities of daily life in this country."



Yup,, Crabbman has it right for once... Every time he and Emery shows up here.

Don Bessee

Those mutha mullahs are watching their advanced tech facilities, centrifuge underground facility and rocket fuel production facilities get blasted. -

Black smoke rose as flames engulfed the Shahid Tondgooyan petrochemical plant in the Khuzestan province of Iran late Sunday afternoon.

Hours earlier, more than 500 miles away, detonations rocked the basement of an old, nondescript home in a northern pocket of Tehran. The two-story dwelling was said to have housed at least 30 gas cylinders that were used for unclear purposes.

Both incidents came fewer than two days after a string of explosions – and power outages – were reported west of Tehran in the early hours of Friday. Local reports indicated that multiple “mortar-like sounds similar to anti-aircraft missiles” were heard.

The blasts reportedly took place at an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) missile depot.



Don Bessee

It looks like the NBA is ok with anti-Semitism now what was the name of the commissioner??? -

NBA Store Allows ‘Defund Police,’ ‘Beware of Jews’ on Custom Jerseys, But Not ‘Free Hong Kong’




The LY'N Proggy Press tries and fails again.
Don't ya' think telling the WHOLE damned story is your real job?
Leaving out how the dirtbag fired on cops BEFORE they sent him down for a dirt nap was an important piece of information?

NBC is part of the cop hating Left.

Don Bessee

UH OH! Creepy grampa joe is not pulling the black vote like shrillary -



George Rebane

We should all note that the Left is totally silent about today's atrocities and only contributes to them with their own lies.


Fuck off NFL.......never another penny nor moment of my time......!

Wokism Erases Native American Who Designed the Redskins Logo, and the Real Lady A

It was designed by Native American Walter “Blackie” Wetzel to depict a member of the Blackfeet tribe.

Wetzel grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana and was eventually elected president of the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C.

He was instrumental in the Redskins franchise logo change from an “R” to the current depiction of a Native American.

According to Wetzel’s son, Lance, the logo is not offensive, but rather evokes a sense of pride.

“Everyone was pretty upset (about the change),” Lance Wetzel said. “Everyone understood the name change we were all on board with that. Once they weren’t going to use the logo, it was hard. It takes away from the Native Americans. When I see that logo, I take pride in it. You look at the depiction of the Redskins logo and it’s of a true Native American. I always felt it was representing my people. That’s not gone.”



Turns to confidant Chris Dodd to help him choose running mate...

That can only mean the Joey Fingers will select a diner waitress that he and Chris Dodd sandwiched at the slophouse where she worked!


Bill Tozer

It don’t matter if 90% of the Native Americans do not think the Redskins logo is offensive or derogatory and either have no negative opinion or think it’s a good thing to have a Native American highlighted on TV every Sunday. Since of pride. Hey, they remembered us and even named a football team after us to honor our warriors and chiefs. Our people, our leaders in a savagely fierce, cruel, or violent game of contact, aka, most ferocious. This ain’t Wiffle Ball we are talking here.

Bottomline: The only thing that matters it is offense to the Liberal Supremacists, ironically, the most easily offended.

“Ever since the defenestration of James Bennet at the New York Times last month I’ve been expecting that Bari Weiss would soon follow. And today Weiss handed in her resignation to the Times with a long open letter to the publisher. Very much worth reading the whole thing, but here are some highlights:“


Bill Tozer

Fish @ 10:03 am

Re: The DC Redskins



Posted by: Bill Tozer | 14 July 2020 at 10:38 AM


I'm going to buy that jersey today!

Don Bessee

Fla not so bad afterall -

The Florida Department of Health’s stated positivity rates and associated volume of coronavirus cases does not match claims made by the testing facilities, reported FOX 35:

Countless labs have reported a 100 percent positivity rate, which means every single person tested was positive. Other labs had very high positivity rates. FOX 35 found that testing sites like Centra Care reported that 83 people were tested and all tested positive. Then, NCF Diagnostics in Alachua reported 88 percent of tests were positive.

How could that be? FOX 35 News investigated these astronomical numbers, contacting every local location mentioned in the report.

The report showed that Orlando Health had a 98 percent positivity rate. However, when FOX 35 News contacted the hospital, they confirmed errors in the report. Orlando Health’s positivity rate is only 9.4 percent, not 98 percent as in the report.



Bill Tozer

Another layer of the onion removed.

‘FBI Man at the Heart of Surveillance Abuses Is a Professor of Spying Ethics’

“By January 2017, the lead analyst had ample evidence the dossier was bogus. Auten could not get sources who provided information to Steele to support the dossier’s allegations during interviews. And collections from the wiretaps of Trump aide Carter Page failed to reveal any confirmation of the claims. Auten even came across exculpatory evidence indicating Page was not the Russian asset the dossier alleged, but was in fact a CIA asset helping the U.S. spy on Moscow.

Nonetheless, he and the FBI continued to use the Steele material as a basis for renewing their FISA monitoring of Page, who was never charged with a crime.“.....

“In addition, Auten personally met with Steele and his “primary sub-source,” reportedly a Russian émigré living in the West, as well as former MI6 colleagues of Steele. He also met with Justice Department official Bruce Ohr and processed the dirt Ohr fed the FBI from Glenn Simpson, the political opposition research contractor who hired Steele to compile the anti-Trump dossier on behalf of the Clinton campaign.

Auten was involved in the January 2017 investigation of then-Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to internal emails sent by then-FBI counterintelligence official Strzok.

What’s more, the analyst helped draft a summary of the dossier attached to the January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment on Russian interference, which described Steele as “reliable.” Other intelligence analysts argued against incorporating the dossier allegations — including rumors about potentially compromising sexual material — in the body of the report because they viewed them as “internet rumor."


They will all walk.

Bill Tozer

‘Monday Was A Big Day For Democrats, But You Probably Missed It’
With America's anti-Trump voters and allied reporters in the bag, Democrats know the biggest threat to their candidate is their candidate.

“Monday was the first day of the Democratic National Convention. You might be forgiven for not knowing that, as the news was nowhere. Not in the papers, not on the shows, and not in the morning news letters most of Washington relies on for what to think that day.”


Bill Tozer

Quotes from Year Zero. Thomas Sowell’s quote at the bottom is another nugget.

Insight: “Let us not be deceived by phrases about ‘Man taking charge of his own destiny’. All that can really happen is that some men will take charge of the destiny of the others. They will be simply men; none perfect; some greedy, cruel and dishonest. The more completely we are planned the more powerful they will be.” —C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

For the record: “It barely gets a headline these days, but we thought readers might like to know that federal spending for the first nine months of fiscal 2020 hit a record $5.005 trillion. Congratulations to everyone, and especially young Americans. You’ll be paying for it the rest of your lives.” —The Wall Street Journal

Race bait: “As the Washington football team finally gives up its racist slur of a name, there is one major sports team that has avoided the spotlight and resisted meaningful engagement with the violent and racist implications of its name. To know the full history of the Texas Rangers is to understand that the team’s name is not so far off from being called the Texas Klansmen.” —The Washington Post’s Karen Attiah

Non compos mentis: “Republicans are all upset that I’m connecting the dots between poverty and crime. I know most of them haven’t experienced or seen these issues first hand, but I have. This may be hard for them to admit, but poverty and crime are highly linked, both violent & nonviolent alike.” —Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

Braying jackass, Part I: “I think it is a fair point to raise as to whether or not, if [Trump] loses, he’s going to go quietly or not. And we have to be ready for that.” —Hillary Clinton

Braying jackass, Part II: “Republicans have two prongs to their strategy to try to win. The first is: Try to prevent many people who they think won’t vote for them from voting. So, make the lines really long… Try to make vote by mail as difficult as possible, when in fact that is how Donald Trump votes.” —Hillary Clinton

Braying jackass, Part III: “Look, I want a fair election. If people get to vote and they, for whatever reason, vote for Donald Trump, OK, we’ll accept it. Not happily. But I don’t think that’s what will happen, because I think the more people who can actually get to the polls, whether by mail or in person, and get their votes counted, then we are going to have the kind of election we should have. And then it will be a win both in the popular vote and the Electoral College.” —Hillary Clinton

And last… “Competition is enormously important, because human beings are so fallible. If you insulate people from paying the price of being wrong, you’re going to get a lot of wrong things done.” —Thomas Sowell
This meme has been around for awhile, but I see it is now back in the forefront on conservative sites. Glad they finally caught up with us “dregs of society“ (Joe Biden’s label for us here on RR) and are posting it. So, I might as well be a sheeple and post it too...just because.


Whoa Nelly! One for the road:


George Rebane

re BillT 105pm - Sowell's meme has been a regular on RR for over a decade, as it explains away the incompetency of government. It's good to see it beginning to get some wholesale traction.


Posted by: Bill Tozer | 14 July 2020 at 10:38 AM

Oooh Bill.....not just the "Orangeskins" jersey.....but the NBA Jersey with the "Kill Cops" message on the back!

NBA Panics, Backtracks After Store Sales Rep. Tells Reporter He Can’t Buy a “Free Hong Kong” Jersey, But He CAN Buy a “Kill Cops” Jersey (AUDIO)NBA Panics, Backtracks After Store Sales Rep. Tells Reporter He Can’t Buy a “Free Hong Kong” Jersey, But He CAN Buy a “Kill Cops” Jersey (AUDIO)


Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane. Orwell had us both beat. :). Yes, it is nice to see them trickle in and join the real concern and see the threat to our country. Heck, they cannot avoid it. The Dems have made it easy for them. Not easy to miss to dismiss a 2x4 smashing you between the eyes. The Leftinistas are not longer hiding their true selves. They always overreach. That’s what makes them so..er....so Lefty.

Once had an old mentor respond to me walking in and saying, “Sorry I am late.” He said I was not late, just tardy. He continued that once he was thirty years late, so I am just tardy, not late. Comforting words. I miss that old man. Some things stick.
Buck Sexton
First they tried to ignore the public health threat from protests. Then they attempted to justify an unconscionable double standard. Then they tried to cover up the connection to infections.

Now, they’re admitting...yeah protests spread covid.


Don Bessee

Ya got that right -

Georgia Democrat rips Biden's 'record of failure', says 'it's just too late' for former vice president



Don Bessee

RBG is in the shop for a tune up -




re: Don [email protected]:57PM

Oh jeez. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Amarante Cordova of the courts.

I wish her well. The last thing we need right now is Democrats lighting forest fires just in case Drumpf appoints a pro-Constitution justice.

It probably wouldn't make any difference, the 17 members of the Supreme Court will build a utopia on Earth.

George Rebane

BillT 243pm - How so Mr Tozer? Orwell described an extremely efficient and competent state in which he gave no hint of its assiduous and dedicated public servants being incompetent in an environment in which absolutely no competition was made evident in the meticulous implementation of Big Brother's tyranny.

My own and earliest mentor in these matters was Frederic Bastiat.

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane

‘Orwell had us both beat’ meaning he preceded us...on a chronological timeline. At least the Industrial Intelligence-Media-Corpatist Complex part. There was some early 19th century thinker/writer who shaped Pat Buchanan’s world view and somebody predated Frederick Bastiat. That’s it.

BTW, since Milo stated “Politics is downstream of culture” and Ann Rand is to have said it, and even some Hate America First Culture Revolution types are now spouting it, I wonder who first said it or said about the same thing? But, then again, I once wondered who first came up with “That’s the way the cookie crumbles.” And, of course, I still wonder who was the first human to discover that picking up a frog in the jungle and licking its belly would make you hallucinate. Wasn’t me.

George Rebane

BillT 337pm - Here I thought we were talking about ideas their provenance, primacy, and chronology, not birth certificates. And specifically about what factors contribute to the incompetence of public service employees, of which there were no indications in Huxley's or Orwell's futures. My mistake.

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane again, @ 3:10 pm.

Just reread my @2:43 post to see about any confusion my style may have raised. Perhaps I should have clarified the ‘theys’ and quit pussy footing around. Ok.

All of it (after the opening Orwell comment) is to say, ‘it’s so nice to see more and more
‘righties’ come off the fence and make a stand,’. Sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. Looking past Trump and hearing the roar of many hoofs approaching at a high rate of speed.

Better than not making it. Don’t need a crystal ball at all. Our Alamo? Custer’s Last Stand? Our city on the hill? Sure, some are rather tardy to the cause but but this is bigger than Trump. Some are getting a rude awakening because they gave the Dems the benefit of the doubt until it stretched all credibility. This is for God, Country, and Family...or ‘The Corpse, God and Country.” 300. For Mom, Apple pie, and whatever the third word is. Chevrolet?


The "new" slave labor".. " Get out kids to market swiftly"- Joe Biden
OR,, insert your favorite wisecrack. There are plenty that will fit.

paul emery

Biden up by 9 in RCP average election polling. That's a high point for Biden since Dec with the exception of a little blip up in June when he was up by 10. Time is ticking and no movement for Trump. Looking grim and I'm sure Trumps handlers are walking the floor over it. By the way, Biden is up by 10 in Rasmussen, Gregory and Bill's favorite poll.



Seek professional help Emery. Your Biden syndrome is showing again.

Don Bessee

Talk about a total lack of self awareness @549! Why dont you just repost you 2016 cheers of triumph right up to nov 2nd. LOL



Hey Emery.. Going to buy some of that new Royal gin?
We know how you low supporting the ol' girl across the pond.

Things must be getting financially tight.

It's gotta be better than the crap your drinking now. (your posts may actually improve)


It's clear Biden hasn't heard of Calif.
Really? with all those ECO regs Proggys love to kill progress with?

The Brown Streak can't even get out of the station.

Don Bessee

The good thing is they are not going to listen, none of them -

LA Times op-ed mocked for calling to replace 'The Star-Spangled Banner' with 'Lean on Me'
'It's almost like they're trying to reelect Trump,' one critic said




I'm sure Emery is pleased that Biden quoted Mao.

Now if Trump had done it,,, well Emery and his pals would still be posting about it.

But since it's ol' Joe,,, well,,, it's JUST fine......
Right Emery?

Don Bessee

The horrors oh the horrors. He wont stop buying works of art from the white devils if they are good enough -

"Gary's removal from SFMOMA is non-negotiable," read the petition. "Considering his lengthy tenure at this institution, we ask just how long have his toxic white supremacist beliefs regarding race and equity directed his position curating the content of the museum?"

This accusation—that Garrels' choices as an art curator are guided by white supremacist beliefs—is a very serious one. Unsurprisingly, it does not stand up to even minimal scrutiny.

The petitioners cite few examples of anything even approaching bad behavior from Garrels. Their sole complaint is that he allegedly concluded a presentation on how to diversify the museum's holdings by saying, "don't worry, we will definitely still continue to collect white artists."

Garrels has apparently articulated this sentiment on more than one occasion. According to artnet.com, he said that it would be impossible to completely shun white artists, because this would constitute "reverse discrimination." That's the sum total of his alleged crimes. He made a perfectly benign, wholly inoffensive, obviously true statement that at least some of the museum's featured artists would continue to be white. The petition lists no other specific grievances.

You might think that one of the most prominent art curators in the country—with 20 years of experience at SFMOMA—would be able to weather such a pathetically weak accusation of racism. But in the current cultural moment, it appears not. Garrels promptly resigned.



Don Bessee

Well that will keep those guys employed -

Dakota Access pipeline can keep running amid legal fight: U.S. court
ReutersJuly 14, 2020,




Blast from the past #1.

Paul Emery Oct 26, 2016:

"Trump and the Trumpettes are in this for the duration.

After the election with Hillary easily winning and the Dems likely taking the Senate the parting out of thje Republican party will begin. Trump will hold court over his loyalists and split the party and become a Folk Hero of the right much like Tim Robbins in the 1994 film Bob Roberts about the Conservative folksinger who ran for Senate of Pennyslvania ."

Don Bessee

OH GOD STOP! snort, snigger, choke, guffaws, hey warn us better next time @850! LOL


Bill Tozer

Local news

‘Relief Fund awardees announced’


Surprised to see Nevada City Community Broadcast Group dba KVMR, Nevada City, $4,000, was not on the non-profit list, but under the small business list. But, I don’t know the fine print. The station already got Uncle Sam to pay 18% of the underground alternative FM radio’s salaries and operating expenses. The manager said publicly that the radio station got new equipment, expanded its internet access and reach, and they are in a sound financial position. Now they want more. Never enough. I do wonder how many how many homeless could be fed or goats rented for $4,000. If one person is food insecure, we all are food insecure. :)


Re: scenes link to the LA Times post about changing the national anthem….the link that I wouldn't pay for. Just…wait a day!

GREAT MOMENTS IN JOURNALISM AS WOKE PERFORMANCE ART: LA Times op-ed mocked for calling to replace ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ with ‘Lean on Me.’ ‘It’s almost like they’re trying to reelect Trump,’ one critic said.


Bill Tozer

Local folks...sign of the times.

-6:49 a.m. — A caller from Allison Ranch Road reported two bodies in the creek. It was just clothing.

Always have a cup of java before dialing 9/11 in the morning. And maybe, just maybe, the eye doc will recommend a new pair of glasses if you just stayed inside and called or were passing by at early morn. . Don’t get close, it’s a crime scene! Well, it could have been.

12:09 p.m. — A woman reported that she was at the Back the Blue rally on Neal and South Auburn streets with her child, and she was tagged on Facebook as a “Nevada County supremist.” The post had been removed.

Ah, when you are an anti-racist hammer, everything looks like....
This guy gives you Righty Y-Ts a bad name. Probably a Southern boy. Definitely seemed to him like a good idea at the time.

10:19 a.m. — A caller from Magnolia Road and Oakwood Drive reported a man with an American flag was throwing rocks at vehicles. He was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance.


This is posted as a favor to punchy...
Rasmussen daily is back to 48%/50%


Scenes 850pm

A boffo blast from the past.

I tried to watch Paul's fave movie Bob Roberts but it was to dumb and unaware of its sophomoric punchlines.

Tim Robbins is best enjoyed (?) in Bull Durham or perhaps the role he was born to, the insufferable Ian in High Fidelity.

Bill Tozer

And this is just the start of the Dog Days of Summer. Nap time. Wonder what the polls will say in August with school reopenings off the table and Shut 2.0 looming?


Posted by: Bill Tozer | 15 July 2020 at 09:00 AM

12:09 p.m. — A woman reported that she was at the Back the Blue rally on Neal and South Auburn streets with her child, and she was tagged on Facebook as a “Nevada County supremist.” The post had been removed.

Anybody else digging the fact that ….supremacy this….supremacy that, is little more than a variation of the "You think you're better than me…" complaint that you can get from any belligerent drunk at a bar.

Paul Emery

Unbelievable, Trump endorsing products from his White House Desk


George Rebane

re PaulE 132pm - Let the record show that all TDS sufferers have to offer to counter the horrendous lies, proposed policies, socialist street protests, and pillage/burn riots of the Left are these inconsequential and incidental iniquities, mole hills from which they attempt to build mountains.

Scott O

Paul E 1:32 - "...Trump endorsing products from his White House Desk."
Ah - so that's what the left means when they say Trump is an 'existential threat' to America.
My goodness Paul - you'd better spread the news far and wide!
And here the conservatives are whining about Xi rounding up thousands of his own citizens and throwing them in concentration camps.
Trump really, really is the most dangerous man on the planet!
Pro tip for Paul - be watching here for news of when it's safe for you to crawl out from under your bed.
Maybe when Biden is elected senator...


Goya! Now I remember, that's the company that makes the cookies that were made stale when fresh from the factory, sold in the Mexican food isle of even Nevada County supers.

I'm gonna buy a package today!

Todd Juvinall

GOYA is a great and compassionate company. While Paul Emery was whining about Trump they were giving away thousands of pounds to the needy. Paul Emery is a scrooge.


Saddest/Funniest thing you will read today!


Story is relevant because just today this fine lad was just quoted today as calling Marcia Blackburn (whatever your opinion of her) inbred racist trash. Frankly he sounds like a guy who probably has bodies buried in a crawlspace somewhere and the WaPo piece was delightfully horrifying.

Most guys his age are chasing tail….he was volunteering for the Clinton campaign……and in a really creepily off putting and obsessive way!


The Estonian Fox

The killers of the Bayonne, France, bus driver have finally been identified publicly.

On 10 July 2020 it was announced that the driver had died. Two men were charged with attempted murder, two others with non-assistance to a person in danger and a fifth with attempting to hide a suspect. The four culprits of the attack, Mohamed C., Mohammed A., Moussa B. and Selim Z., were later revealed to have previous extensive criminal records.

From my 11Jul2020 7:35PM quiz, the correct answer is: 4 members of the Religion of Peace. But you probably guessed that already.


I should send Trump some of MY BBQ cooking just to get may name uttered by Trump,,, just to stroke out Emery.


Today, in Clownworld News.


Paul Emery

So George appareantly you have no problem with Trump advertising from the white house a private business

Bill Tozer

Better late than never. Daily Quotes...tonight.

Insight: “He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world.” —Epitaph, George Washington Carver

Observations: “I suspect that the very journalists who scoff at Trump’s description of the culture war all know that if they or their colleagues say something disparaging or even skeptical about Black Lives Matter, their jobs would instantly be at risk." —Rich Lowry

Friendly fire, Part I: "It’s factually impossible that somebody committed a crime so they could pay their rent.” —Gov. Andrew Cuomo memo to AOC

Friendly fire, Part II: “NY state has lost more than 32,000 lives to COVID-19. So while it’s great that the numbers have gone down, it’s perplexing to see crowing, Cuomo going on Fallon, etc. No other state has lost as many lives, not even close. … Yes, this has been a major challenge for every leader, but New York’s leaders do not have a success story to tell. It’s been about missteps and late actions.” —CNN’s Jake Tapper

Alpha jackass: “You are inbred racist trash. Please f—k off.” —Democrat strategist Adam Parkhomenko to GOP Senator Marsha Blackburn

Grand delusions: “I’m not a fan of the terminology ‘defunding the police’ because it’s been manipulated and misunderstood by many. I think that there is a place for, in certain local circumstances depending on what is going on in the particular area, to reimagine, re-envision the role that police play, to get them out of some of the work that they customarily do that is more akin to social work than traditional policing.” —Susan Rice

The BIG Lie: “Science tells us we have nine years before the [climate change] damage is irreversible.” —Joe Biden

And last… “The ‘experts’ and media continue to tell us #BlackLivesMatter protests are safe, but allowing businesses to open safely and kids go back to school are not. And they wonder why Americans have lost faith in them.” —Dinesh D'Souza



Poor Emery.. Memory gone South again? Forget your boy "O"
shilling for Solyndra from the W.H.?

Show us the statute that prohibits the President from mentioning a business by name. Or being PRO business for that matter.

Now YOU have mentioned YOURS on these pages.. Seems you owe George some money. We know how you feel about others and "free" advertisement.


In regards to new WaPo article about skyrocketing gun purchases.......

So, as usual, Republicans buying guns somehow leads to Democrats shooting each other.


Bill Tozer

Re: The Washington Redskins name ideas.

The Navajo Tribe is the (most likely) largest Native American tribe in America and they have politely suggested that the Redskins look at the name Code Talkers. I disagree because the name is two words; not good for franchise marketing. Mets, Dolphins, Browns, Giants, Orioles, etc, are all one word. Sure, there are exceptions like the Blue Jays, but even the Devil Rays dropped their name to the Rays. Easier marketing, fits on a tee shirt.

The other reason I do not favor with the name Code Talkers is the Navajo Nation is a whole galaxy away from DC in distance and mind set. Different universes and not exactly what one thinks of when they hear Washington DC. Plus, the Navajos do not represent the DC region, not by any stretch of the imagination. Not an East Coast Tribe or even associated with with anything East of the Mississippi, Furthermore, Code Talkers (Wind Talkers) was pioneered by the Cherokee and Choctaw peoples in the Great War, aka, World War 1.

So, I suggest the new name off the Redskins be the Blackfeet since the existing franchise logo is modeled after a Blackfoot Indian, the same face found on the head of the Buffalo Nickel. If any reader out there wants to receive him-herself of those racists Buffalo Head Nickels laying around in a drawer or wooden box, I will be more than happy to relief you of such a dark burden for free. Just trying to help a SJW out.

Go Blackfeet!

George Rebane

fish 737am - Correlation my ass! That causal connection explains away why the Dems are so anti-2A. They really do care about black lives, and have discovered the surefire way to save them. We should all be more understanding. Thank you Mr fish.

George Rebane

BillT 830am - Daniel Henninger has a priceless essay 'Oh Yes, Ban the Redskins' on renaming all kinds athletic teams in the 16jul20 WSJ (unfortunately paywalled). Where will it all stop? Does it even need to stop? Virtue signalling forever!

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