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27 July 2020

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Don Bessee

Po' po pitiful pollhead @ 723. LOL

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Gregory

punchy, the "trump approval" numbers don't have anything to do with Biden.

Think first. Type later.

paul emery

Rewrite for your convenience

This edit makes it simple to see the extent of Rasmussen's mood changes. Who knows what it will be next week. Check out the link

Rasmussen is all over the place. Last Wednesday Trump was down by 9. Why do you think that is Gregory? They are the only poll with such mood swings. Glad it makes you feel good. Trump still down by nearly 8 in RCP election votes averages and down by 107 in RCP electoral vote polls.

check the approval numbers here and you'll find Trump down by 9 on Wed:

Trump Approval Index History
Date approve Disapprove
31-Jul-20 50% 48%
30-Jul-20 48% 51%
29-Jul-20 45% 54%
28-Jul-20 45% 54%

https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history


paul emery

By the way Rasmussen has Biden up by 6 in their last election poll.

https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/trump_approval_index_history

paul emery

Wrong link
here you go with Presidential

https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2020/white_house_watch_jul29

Gregory

punchy

breathe in, breathe out.
Wax on. Wax off.

Don Bessee

Lordy Lord is someone having a massive TDS eruption or what? Talk about frothed up, must not like the trend lines or something. LOL

I think the pony tail of ignorance has yogi Berra catching up with him but dont look back!!

It is sure looking like deja vu all over again for the TDS set!!!

;-)

paul emery


Do you really think Trump will win Don?

Don Bessee

Grab those pearls team TDS -

Cuccinelli gives Supreme Court 'two enthusiastic thumbs up' for latest border wall decision
Acting deputy DHS secretary says feds will 'certainly get well over 400 miles' of border fence built by year's end -

https://www.foxnews.com/media/ken-cuccinelli-supreme-court-border-wall-decision

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Bill Tozer

:Fauci is trying to dodge Jim Jordan right now, but it’s clear Fauci won’t say a word of criticism specifically about massive BLM protests as a risk to public health

Fauci is a Democrat, folks."


https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1289209278142779393?

L

Don't go away mad, Paul. Just go away.

Walt

lol Emery!! That's a joke,, right?
HELL!!!!!!! YOU can't even give a half assed reason to vote for Hide'n Biden.

Bill Tozer

For Fish, mostly.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES: BARR NONE EDITION
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/the-week-in-pictures-barr-none-edition.php

Walt

Since Emery just LOVES the ly'n bastard Biden,, Here is a little more,
https://dailycaller.com/2020/07/31/biden-startup-health-howard-krein-ppp/
"Howard Krein, who is married to Biden’s daughter, Ashley Biden, and also serves as an informal advisor to the Biden campaign, is the chief medical officer of StartUp Health, which as of September 2018 had built up an investment portfolio valued at over $31 million. The firm received a PPP loan valued between $150,000 and $350,000 on April 12 to retain the jobs of 18 people, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Nine days later, on April 21, Biden accused Trump in a Medium post of leaving small businesses with less than 20 employees behind in his administration’s management of the PPP."

Still loath LIARS Emery? Or is that just selective loathing of liars?,, They can LIE like a rug as long as they have a (D)(P)(Commie) next to their name.....Can you please confirm that?

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 01 August 2020 at 11:27 AM


You always get me the nicest gifts William!

Bill Tozer

For our local lunatics on the Left: go pound sand, ye lying sacks of shit.

‘New Disclosures Confirm: Trump Himself Was the Target of Obama Administration’s Russia Probe’
Assertions that the focus was ‘the Trump campaign’ are now known to be ludicrous

“There is still plenty of paper trail to uncover. I haven’t even referred here to the Steele dossier, which investigators knew was bogus but relied on to seek — and obtain — court-authorized eavesdropping. I haven’t mentioned the unmasking of Trump officials indirectly targeted in foreign-intelligence collection. We haven’t considered the collaboration of American and foreign intelligence agencies in the scrutiny of Trump, or the collaboration of Obama officials and congressional Democrats, as well as the media, to promote the narrative that Trump was a Russian operative. There is much still to learn and to weigh.

But this much we know: In the stretch run of the 2016 campaign, President Obama authorized his administration’s investigative agencies to monitor his party’s opponent in the presidential election, on the pretext that Donald Trump was a clandestine agent of Russia. Realizing this was a gravely serious allegation for which there was laughably insufficient predication, administration officials kept Trump’s name off the investigative files. That way, they could deny that they were doing what they did. Then they did it . . . and denied it.”

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/08/new-disclosures-confirm-trump-was-the-target-of-obama-administrations-russia-probe/

Don Bessee

Why bother stealing it when creepy grampa joe and the socialist 5th column will give it to them if they win -

“Once again we see the People’s Republic of China (PRC) facilitating the theft of our nation’s ingenuity and hard work as part of their quest to rob, replicate and replace any product they don’t have the ability to develop themselves,” said John C. Demers, the assistant attorney general for national security. “Far from being an isolated incident, we see the PRC implicated in around 60 percent of all trade secret theft cases. This continued economic belligerence runs contrary to the values and norms that facilitate the success of our industries and countering it remains among our highest priorities.”

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/08/01/couple-plead-guilty-stealing-childrens-hospital-trade-secrets-china/

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Gregory

Rest in Peace, Wilford Brimley.

My wife remembers him as always playing comforting roles. I remember him in The Thing being very discomforting. Also with a real double-barreled shotgun in his hands at a SoCal skeet range (we were all similarly armed).

Walt

Now who didn't see this coming?
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/02/clinton-aide-advises-joe-biden-whatever-you-do-dont-debate-trump/
"Whatever you do, don’t debate Trump. Trump has now made more than 20,000 misleading or false statements according to the Washington Post. It’s a fool’s errand to enter the ring with someone who can’t follow the rules or the truth. Biden will undoubtedly take heat from Republicans and the media for skipping the debates. But it’s worth the risk as trying to debate someone incapable of telling the truth is an impossible contest to win."

AND of course, they plan is to call Trump a liar.

Never mind all the lies Joe has been busted on... THOSE were just fine..... Joe being Joe.

The real fact is,, Trump will eat Biden's lunch, and all Biden will be able to do is sit there and watch.

Don Bessee

Lets ruin this Sunday for the TDS set -

A new poll released this weekend shows President Donald Trump, the incumbent GOP president, has taken a national and battleground states lead over his Democrat challenger presumptive nominee former Vice President Joe Biden.

The survey, from the Democracy Institute commissioned by the Sunday Express newspaper, shows Trump leading Biden 48 percent to 46 percent. What’s more, Trump has opened up a bigger lead according to this poll in the crucial battleground states, meaning the president by this pollster’s estimates currently is projected to win 309 electoral votes—more than he did in 2016.


Overall, this poll has Trump nationally at 48 percent to Biden’s 46 percent with six percent undecided. Among white voters, Trump leads 53 percent to 46 percent. Trump is surprisingly strong with black voters at 20 percent in this poll—he got about eight percent of the black vote in 2016—while this survey has Biden at 77 percent. Hispanic voters in this poll break for Biden 51 percent to 38 percent, which would also represent an increase for the president over his 2016 performance with Hispanics.

“Crucially, President Trump has a lead of 48 percent to 43 percent in the swing states Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin which would put him back in the White House with an electoral college tally of 309 to Biden’s 229,” David Maddox, the political editor for the Sunday Express, wrote about his newspaper’s survey.

“The polling suggests Mr Trump is emerging as the race leader because of a belief he is best in handling the economy,” Maddox wrote. “With a third of voters putting the economy as the top election issue and 66 percent thinking that the economy is bouncing back after coronavirus, voters believe that Trump is better for the economy by 57 percent to 43 percent.”

Although Biden remains in a competitive race with Donald Trump, and may well do so until election day, his support isn’t growing,” Basham said. “And, tellingly, almost all of the issues that matter most to voters are trending in President Trump’s favour. More Americans are concerned about the economy and keeping their current, or getting a new, job. They don’t especially blame Trump for the lockdown-induced economic contraction, and they think he’ll do a better job of righting the economic ship than Biden.”

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/02/poll-trump-takes-lead-over-biden/

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Gregory

DB 303pm

For folks not wanting to go to Breitbart, here is the link to the originator of the poll and the story:
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1317435/donald-trump-polls-us-election-2020-joe-biden-latest-news

Don, is it so hard to read the story and use the original, not the Xerox copy?

Walt

And Emery is frantically looking of a Proggy poll to counter with.....

Don Bessee

Welcome to comrade deblasios revolution -

The uptick in violence has reportedly affected every borough, with at least 942 people -- either dead or injured -- accounting for the victims.

Saturday night’s victim told police he was near the Mitchel Houses project in Mott Haven at 135th Street and Alexander Avenue when he was caught between crossfire.

Mario Martinez, a neighbor who's been living in the area for more than half a century, told the Post he has “never seen it this bad.”

https://www.foxnews.com/us/nyc-shootings-surpass-2019-police

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Don Bessee

Another winning position -

Overall, about 70 percent of all voters said they support excluding illegal aliens from such counts

Across party and racial lines, Trump’s decision is hugely popular. About 72 percent of white Americans, 67 percent of black Americans, and 57 percent of Hispanic Americans said they supported counting either only citizens or citizens and legal residents when determining congressional representation for the states.

A majority of Republican voters, 52 percent, said they support counting only citizens in the counts, while 57 percent of Democrats and 65 percent of swing voters said they support excluding illegal aliens.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/02/poll-7-in-10-voters-support-trumps-exclusion-of-illegal-aliens-in-congressional-apportionment/

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Don Bessee

Hey the peoples republic of portland can keep up with comrade deblasios socialist paradise -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/02/portland-july-2020-shootings-more-than-double-one-year-ago/

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fish

Now they care about government overreach…………


https://www.chron.com/news/article/DHS-official-whose-office-compiled-intelligence-15451258.php

fish

Until mere moments ago I hadn't seen much posting from Punch……maybe he's been on the East Coast annoying the wildlife…..!


North Carolina Bear Spotted With ‘Trump 2020’ Sticker on Collar – Reward Offered to Find Culprit (Seriously)


https://www.redstate.com/sister-toldjah/2020/08/03/north-carolina-bear-spotted-with-trump-2020-sticker-on-collar-reward-offered-to-find-culprit-seriously/

Bill Tozer

If my sources are correct (which have a near perfect battling percentage), then Joe Biden's condition has exasperated and has taken a rapid turn from bad to worst.

Thus, does anyone out there think Biden will not show up to debate Trump? I do. Its a lose-lose proposition for Drolling Joe.

George Rebane

BillT - Nailed it again Mr Tozer.

paul emery

So today is the day Trump was going to announce his plan for health care. Gosh and golly, I seemed to have missed it. Can anyone update me about what he announced?

"In a FOX News interview taped July 17 and aired two days later, Trump told Chris Wallace:

“We’re signing a health care plan within two weeks, a full and complete health care plan that the Supreme Court decision on DACA gave me the right to do.”

Let’s break that down. First, it’s been two weeks. Have you seen a health care plan? Has Trump? Just weeks before that, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar admitted they have no plan. That’s because there isn’t one and there never has been. Second, the Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival immigration program ― DACA ― did no such thing."

https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/320263-trump-obamacare-replacement-to-come-in-a-couple-of-weeks

fish

Posted by: paul emery | 03 August 2020 at 06:03 PM


Punch…it's really very simple….if you aren't satisfied with his performance as president then don't vote for him.

p

fish

I'm just so disappointed that Trump has let us down. People were breathlessly waiting on his great healthcare plan that was coming out today and not a peep, I thought keeps his promises that what you and the COJ's claim . I'm sure he'll have it tomorrow.

Walt

LOL... Emery "disappointed" in Trump. Now that's rich..

Walt

Look Emery,, your side wanting to rewrite history.
https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/03/chicago-leaders-cancel-history-classes/
"“When it comes to teaching history in Illinois, we need to end the miseducation of Illinoisans,” Ford said in the release. “I’m calling on the Illinois State Board of Education and local school districts to take immediate action by removing current history books and curriculum practices that unfairly communicate our history.”

“Until a suitable alternative is developed, we should instead devote greater attention toward civics and ensuring students understand our democratic processes and how they can be involved,” he continued."

Care to say just what that "suitable alternative" could be?

fish

Posted by: p | 03 August 2020 at 07:28 PM


I sense your disappointment.....if only the democrats hadn’t run a candidate so utterly hated by half the population none of this unpleasantness would have been necessary. Perhaps they will learn from this.

I’m sure that during his second term he “will have more flexibility”.

Bill Tozer

“People were breathlessly waiting on his great healthcare plan that was coming out today.....”

Think that is bad, get this. A couple of Dem donors drank some fish tank cleaner.
I didn’t hear a peep today from the media being all hot and bothered and breathlessly awaiting the Breaking News story of some kind of healthcare plan. They were too busy repeating the words, “peaceful protestors”. Not a peep. Maybe cracked pot Amy Goodman scowled about it, but highly unlikely. It lives in the hallowed chamber of TDS lore.

Bill Tozer

CRAZIEST TWEET OF THE DAY

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/craziest-tweet-of-the-day.php

Forget the tweet. I enjoyed the 30 second photo bomb clip.

Bill Tozer

For Walt

https://www.facebook.com/TakeBackThisCountry/photos/a.1032125603520777/3128838610516122/?

Bill Tozer

In dramatic expansion of Russia probe, Senate investigators target CIA, State records

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/dramatic-expansion-russia-probe-senate-investigators

Walt

Thanks Bill!! Now that's something I would actually do!

Paul Emery

George

Here's the latest Trump quote from last night. I can't believe you'd support him after this...

"President Donald Trump again extended well-wishes to accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell, apparently expressing sympathy for Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime companion.

“Her friend, or boyfriend, was either killed or committed suicide in jail. She’s now in jail,” Trump told Axios’ Jonathan Swan in an interview that aired Monday night on HBO.

“Yeah, I wish her well,” he said. “I’d wish you well. I’d wish a lot of people well. Good luck. Let them prove somebody was guilty.”

The president’s latest remarks on Maxwell come after he drew significant criticism two weeks ago for his initial reaction to the news of her arrest.

“I’ve met her numerous times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach, and I guess they lived in Palm Beach. But I wish her well, whatever it is,” Trump told reporters at a White House coronavirus briefing.

The French-born socialite and publishing heiress was taken into custody by the FBI early last month after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging her with four felony sex trafficking charges stemming from her alleged grooming of teenage girls to be sexually assaulted by Epstein"

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/04/trump-well-wishes-ghislaine-maxwell-391274

Gregory

punchy 747am

So, you'd like presidents to go back to the "obviously guilty" pronouncements of Nixon?

Remember,she has yet to go to trial... had he said what the prematurely vindictive would have him say, he'd be roundly (and rightly) criticized by the civil libertarians amongst us.

Paul Emery

Why should he say anything Gregory. What an idiot Trump is. Remember, he was supporting the "lock her up" cheer against Hillary. She was not even arrested or under investigation

George Rebane

PaulE 747am - I think Gregory’s 825am pretty much nails it for me. And in your 841am you forget that Hillary was indeed under investigation (twice) by Comey’s FBI - recall the two infamous press announcements he made regarding the FBI’s findings and his own overriding recommendations about her prosecution.

But the bottom line here again is that not only can you have your own opinions and facts, but also your own sense of justice. And after all these months you still don’t understand the trade offs between our braggadocious president and Bumblebrain Biden. Nevertheless, I patiently await your epiphanies on these and other matters, and will celebrate them with you when they arrive. Until then, barn circling is the order of the day.

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 04 August 2020 at 08:41 AM


Why should he say anything Gregory.


Finally a statement not completely blithering in its idiocy Punch! Yes…why say anything about this issue at all!


There are days I think he is trying to throw the election!


Paul Emery

So George Trump saying "let them prove she is guilty" for someone who has been arrested for sex crimes against children is ok in your view for a President of this country to comment on.

George Rebane

PaulE 927am - Correctamundo. In my book it's OK for "a President of this country to comment on" anything he wants. What's on your list of proscribed presidential pronouncements?

fish

Posted by: George Rebane | 04 August 2020 at 09:44 AM


I'm so disappointed......I thought you would remind Mr. Newscraft that the state proving the accused guilty is the way our judicial system is designed!


Really George....how will he ever learn?

Gregory

fish 900am

Trump said it well... she did travel in his social circle. He wishes her well and did nothing to change her jailed status.

Punch will go on to the next shiny object soon enough.

Paul Emery

George

I'm not talking about his rights George but my goodness do you think that comment is good for the President to say? He is implying sympathy for someone charged with a vicious crime against children. I mean prepping girls for a life of prostitution is as bad as it gets.

Robert Cross

Perhaps trumpler's expressions of support for Maxwell are code for. 'keep your mouth shut about me and you will get the same treatment as Stone and Flynn.. You know, lie and you will be saved.

paul emery

Well Robert there are two possible reasons Trump could have had for saying such a thing. One is that he an ulterior motive such as something like you note or that he is a stupid idiot to even go there in an election year. I go for the latter because everyone knows he's a stupid idiot with a loose mouth. There is ample proof to document that so that's my hunch.

Bill Tozer

What I can't figure out is after court docs where released is why the Clinton-Epstein story isn't news....big news. Opps, we know why. Everybody knows why.

'Washington Post Highlights Trump,Maxwell Connection, Ignores Allegations That Bill Clinton Visited Pedophile Island'

https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/03/washington-post-clinton-trump-maxwell-epstein/

Bill Tozer

POLL: STRONG MAJORITY OPPOSES FORCED DIVERSIFICATION OF NEIGHBORHOODS

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/poll-strong-majority-opposes-forced-diversification-of-neighborhoods.php

Robert Cross

in the 'bait and switch' category : all the fools who followed trumpler's lead and didn't swear masks because 1) those that did were commies. 2) Covid is a Chinese hoax. 3). it will just go away especially if we don't test anyone... can now be 'patriots' by wearing masks according to your fearless leader.. Maybe trumpler is capable of learning something new.. but probably because a campaign advisor told him to say it and it might get him a few more votes by killing fewer of his supporters.

Bill Tozer

'WashPost Admits Broad Q2 Report Confusion, Insinuates Trump Commerce Dept to Blame'

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/business/joseph-vazquez/2020/08/04/washpost-admits-broad-q2-report-confusion-insinuates-trump
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In other news, Joe Biden's disconnect from reality has rapidly declined at a faster pace lately. So, here comes the NYT and others telling Joe to stay in the basement and don't debate

Don Bessee

Didn't the pony tail of ignorance say the grim reaper McConnel was toast after the impeachment farce died in the senate? -


A new survey by independent polling firm Morning Consult shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with a commanding lead in his bid for a seventh term in Kentucky, leading 53%-36% over his Democratic challenger, Amy McGrath.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/poll-shows-mitch-mcconnell-large-111452939.html

;-)

George Rebane

Have no idea why liberals are trying to solicit gratuitous jabs at Trump out of me. I've made my position clear on Trump. And as I've said, were I he, I would not say the silly things that come out of his mouth, which he has every misguided right to say.

Don Bessee

Hey you! Ya you in your moms basement, did you hear the internet changed the was we investigate you? -
FBI has opened 300 'domestic terror' investigations as a result of riots, attorney tells Capitol hearing on Antifa

The US attorney revealed stats at Antifa hearing chaired by Sen. Ted Cruz

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/fbi-300-domestic-terror-investigations-antifa

;-)

Bill Tozer

Dr. Rebane @ 3:01 pm.

What do expect the Resistance to talk about? Elimanation of charter schools, day of birth abortions, free speech, freedom of association, defund the police and ICE, open borders, white privilege, the Green New Raw Deal, subversion of the rule of law (democratic process) by the rule of the mob, confiscation of property rights, our nation's history started as slave holding British colonies, or maybe all science is racist?

Since they have no ideas, realistic proposals, or policies, all they have is Orange Man Bad. Thats their whole message, lacking hope, vision, and positivity.
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One man's opinion:

DID LOCKDOWNS WORK? EVIDENCE SAYS NO

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/did-lockdowns-work-evidence-says-no.php

Paul Emery

Trump himself said lock downs worked Bill. He claims he saved millions of lives imposing them.

Here's a direct quote from your guy Trump:

"They said, sir, you have to close the country. Nobody ever heard of a thing like this but they were right because if I didn't we would have lost two million, two and a half million, maybe more than that people, and we'll be at 100,000, 110,000, higher -- the lower level of what was projected if we did the shutdown, but still you're talking about -- I say two Yankee stadiums of people."

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/11/politics/donald-trump-coronavirus-quarantine/index.html

Bill Tozer

@ 4:34 pm What’s your point Punchy? So, you disagree with one man’s opinion? Well, do ya or not? What, can’t get past TDS for 15:seconds?? Sorry, rhetorical question.
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I knew they would come after my people. Politics trumps race, gender, and sanity.

‘Native American Seattle City Councilwoman Dresses Down ‘Defund The Police’ Protesters After Being Targeted’

Protesters have showed up at her house by the dozens a few times, shining their car headlights into her windows at night and using a bullhorn to chant and hurl insults, she said. She stayed at a motel one night and warned family members to keep away,” according to the outlet. “People also spray-painted names such as ‘corporate bootlicker’ and obscene messages on her street, and they continue to send her harassing and threatening texts.”

In a city council meeting last week, Juarez tore into the protesters, accusing those pressing to Defund the Police” of “poisoning” the movement for greater racial equality with their “white privilege.”......

“This is my life. This is home. This is not Coachella. This is not City Hall,” Juarez said. “Also, I’m not the toxic dumping ground where you need to come talk about your white privilege and how you need to talk about Black lives, because you sure as f**k don’t care about my life.””

“The hypocrisy of these goofy white people who have these Black Lives Matter T-shirts are all of a sudden ‘woke’ and talking about centering BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) is bulls**t,” Juarez said. “Because they didn’t live our lives. They didn’t live our trauma. That’s the hypocrisy that breaks my heart because they don’t know who I am.”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/native-american-seattle-city-councilwoman-dresses-down-defund-the-police-protesters-after-being-targeted

Bill Tozer

Speaking of shithole lawless cities run and owned by Democrat Inc....

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF SAN FRANCISCO
Not long ago UC Hastings School of Law, as well-regarded law school in downtown San Francisco, sued the city because local neighborhood conditions had deteriorated to the point that the law school was losing prospective students who took one look at the place and said, “No, thanks!” Hastings is a very liberal law school—I don’t think they have a single conservative on their faculty—but as Robert Conquest reminded us, everyone is conservative about the matters they know best or which affect them most directly.

The city settled with Hastings, agreeing to remove 300 tented homeless people. If you live elsewhere in San Francisco, you’re not as lucky.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/the-decline-and-fall-of-san-francisco.php

https://www.facebook.com/PatriotPost/photos/a.82108390913/10157590478385914/?

Bill Tozer

Good read, IMHO.

‘The Woke Left v. the Alt-Right: A New Study Shows They’re More Alike Than Either Side Realizes‘

“The problem, of course, is that it has been the PCA branch of progressivism that have been ascendant in recent years, at least in the United States. Whereas the dominant strain of cultural leftism once was primarily characterized by a spirit of compassion, it increasingly has come to be dominated by intolerant scolds who seem more eager to shame heretics than to do actual good in the world. Studies like this one should serve as a wake-up call: Given the strident manner with which progressives denounce bigotry, it surely should trouble them to know that, where underlying personalities are concerned, priests and heretics look very much alike.”

https://quillette.com/2020/08/03/the-woke-left-v-the-alt-right-a-new-study-shows-theyre-more-alike-than-either-side-realizes/

Reminds me of a Pat Caddell quote (the prophet of the alienated electorate)
from decades ago that I have posted here several times. To paraphrase, David Duke and the [then] rising star Jewish socialist Bernie Sanders “both sup from the same pot.”

Robert Cross

George 3:01 --" the silly things that come out of his mouth". To call trump's verbal discrepancies "silly things" belies the fact that those 'silly things' are obvious signs of deep psychological issues that go way beyond being silly, especially considering the position of power the man occupies. He is a sick puppy whose inflated self-image is crashing down around him.... Crazy and dangerous... Whether you agree nor not, the best, short term, thing for this country is to overwhelmingly dump trump and start over in 2024. It really doesn't matter that Biden is vanilla, but like Lyndon Johnson, he knows the ropes of Congress which will help put some of the pieces back together, unlike all of the kings horses and all of the kings men have been, so far, unable to do. Then, perhaps, the nation can get back to business as usual without all of the phony drama and have a real election and debate in 2024 about the nation's future direction on any number of fronts. But currently, business is not as usual and, perhaps, people need to think outside of the box.

Don Bessee

Boy that sure sounds like a pony tail of ignorance talking directly to GR @558! LOL

;-)

George Rebane

RobertC 558pm - Now here I think you are the silly boy if you believe that Biden will finish his first and only term. I already informed you months ago (I think I was the first) that the DNC made Biden an offer for nominating him. They choose his VP, and he resigns with honor (health problem, et al) before completing his term so that the VP can run as the incumbent in 2024. And today all the short list VPs are corrupt and/or communists. So Bumblebrain knowing "the ropes of Congress" is sheer fantasy; he doesn't even know where they currently keep the ropes, let alone which ones to pull.

PS. Do you really think they'll let him debate Trump?

Walt

Paul Cross... Biden is looking for ways NOT to debate Trump.
Biden is a coward... Or is hand holders are.

Bill Tozer

Robert Cross

Are you wiling to wait until 2024? I suppose both of us will have to wait until 2024 to see who our new President is. Probably Nikki Haley.
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I don’t think Seattle can wait until 2024. The Brownshirts are huffing and puffing and trying to blow the house down now.

WHITE BLM MOB COMES CALLING ON HOME OF SEATTLE’S BLACK POLICE CHIEF

“A hooded gang of mostly white thugs shows up at the private neighborhood residence of a black police chief, with equipment they refuse to unwrap, question little children, and terrify the neighbors. Let’s not fool ourselves. This is not a civil rights protest, and it’s not about George Floyd. It’s the mob — a bunch of Brownshirts — and if we tolerate it, we won’t be able to claim later on that we didn’t know what was coming.“

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/08/white-blm-mob-comes-calling-on-home-of-seattles-black-police-chief.php


Walt

I bet Bobby is one of those that says the riots ain't happening.. They are a myth.... Right Babs?

Don Bessee

Really? Kindergarten cop, while not much of a movie you gotta read the reasoning from the wokester twitter troll. Talk about whats left of a brain after chronic TDS -

https://www.foxnews.com/us/kindergarten-cop-screening-canceled-police-brutality

;-)

Walt

Here Lefties,, your elected politicians on crime and riots.
https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/04/ted-cruz-mazie-hirono-antifa/
"Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz clashed with Democratic Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono at the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday on antifa violence.


Cruz, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, convened the hearing to discuss the role antifa and other left-wing groups play in ongoing riots in major U.S. cities like Portland.

Before getting up to leave the hearing, Hirono said “we can all agree” on denouncing “violent extremism of all stripes.”

“So to constantly accuse Democrats of not caring about that is … I can only say that you aren’t listening,” she added. “So I hope this is the end of this hearing, Mr. Chairman, and we don’t have to listen to any more of your rhetorical speeches. Thank you very much. I’m leaving.”

“I appreciate the, as always the kind and uplifting words of Senator Hirono,” Cruz responded. “And I would also note that throughout her remarks she still did not say a negative word about antifa, nor has any Democrat here. They instead engage in a political game where they depend — you’re welcome to say something negative about Antifa right now.” "

fish

Posted by: Roberta Cross | 04 August 2020 at 05:58 PM


It’s good when Rebane Ruminations resident “Wine Aunt” drops by to dispense her brand of homespun, alcohol fueled wisdom.

Bill Tozer

Fish

More like Aunt Floe when they visit.

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 04 August 2020 at 07:42 PM

More like Aunt Floe when they visit.


Wine Aunt

A woman who claims to be liberal and open minded, but it is authoritarian, judgmental, and prone to shutting out any opinion that differs from her worldview. Often, has no children or just one, but nevertheless adopts a matronly status because of the authority motherhood lends her voice.

”Karen, the wine aunt, sipped her Merlot as she cussed out people as monsters for questioning the qualifications of her favorite Democratic politicians on Facebook. She then blocked them when they asked her to elaborate.”


https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Wine%20Aunt&utm_source=search-action

Bill Tozer

Wow Fish, I am impressed. Learn something new everyday. What was it that jon smith called H. Hodge? A finger-pointing self-lamenting something lesbian. Whatever jon/Linda said, it was a perfect sentence that applies to wine aunt.

And after that eruption, we never heard from jon smith or about his Turkish friend again. Or have we?

Walt

Morn'n LIBS,, a little dose of proggyism before your wake and bake.
https://dailycaller.com/2020/08/04/providence-councilwoman-bar-noise-complaint-police/
When your a LIB city councilwoman,, the laws don't apply to you, OR your friends. You can diss the cops. You can call the Chief O police ( the one you hate) and try and to get him to call off the dogs.

DO show this to your Libby friends in Nevada City who are bitching about the local establishments being open.

Robert Cross

Fish 7:00 -- speaking of deep psychological issues..

George 6:25 -- Your response, once again, deflected the real issue; trump's mental health. Did you just make up the Biden resignation scenario? I hadn't heard that one. And considering that trump can't read nor speak without inserting his foot into his large mouth, I would think that Biden would be delighted to debate trump, as would any 4th grader with modicum of verbal skills

Robert Cross

FYI -- the whole "Biden doesn't want to debate" scenario was cooked up by Republican strategists to give the peanut galleries something to squawk about. and you all took the bait... as planned.. Trump wants more debates because making Biden look old is trump's strategy of last resort...since he has nothing else to hang his hat on..

L

And there, Rx is where you go off the rails.... Biden lacks the skill set of 'any 4th grader", a fact that hasn't escaped his handlers. Hence, he will not be debating Trump if it can possibly be avoided and you can be sure the media will find an excuse.

fish

Posted by: Wine Aunt | 05 August 2020 at 09:02 AM

Did you just make up the Biden resignation scenario?


He didn't…..the democrats have been negotiating with Joey Fingers (they admit it) to take a dive after the election should he win! Frankly I was hoping that Kamala Harris would pop out of the senile fools chest like the creature in Alien right there on the stage on election night (again, should he win!)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPQ7om598OM

fish

Hi Auntie!


Joe Biden Refuses 1 Simple Cognitive Test, His Weird Excuse Is Cringeworthy.



You know….the thing…..!



https://pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/2020/08/05/joe-biden-refuses-1-simple-cognitive-test-his-weird-excuse-is-cringeworthy-n754347

Robert cross

Joe Biden Refuses 1 Simple Cognitive Test, His Weird Excuse Is Cringeworthy. -- from the "vodka pundit". LOL.. PJ media is a questionable source known for passing on conspiracy theories and propaganda..

of course the Montreal test trump claimed to have aced it.. he thought it was an intelligence test.. DUH!

paul emery

George

Have you ever heard of anythng like this before? Paying the government for the "right " to make a business decision to purchase a company.

(CNN Business)After days of whiplash over the future of TikTok, President Donald Trump said he would allow an American company to acquire the short-form video app — with a catch.
Trump on Monday set September 15 as the deadline for TikTok to find a US buyer, failing which he said he will shut down the app in the country. In an unusual declaration, Trump also said any deal would have to include a "substantial amount of money" coming to the US Treasury.
"Right now they don't have any rights unless we give it to them. So if we're going to give them the rights, then ... it has to come into this country," Trump said. "It's a great asset, but it's not a great asset in the United States unless they have approval in the United States."

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/03/tech/tiktok-acquisition-trump-treasury/index.html

fish

Posted by: Wine Aunt | 05 August 2020 at 10:43 AM


You enjoy your MSNBC & Daily Kos propaganda and I'll enjoy mine!

George Rebane

RobertC 902am - Kinda hard to worthless talking to you. You know little of what's going on in the country, including the actions of your own party, and you most certainly don't know or can't follow the longstanding debates on RR. Biden's predicted first-term resignation in favor of his VP is now all over the media, see if you can find any of it.

Gregory

From Rasmussen

"The new national telephone and online survey finds Biden with 48% support among Likely U.S. Voters to Trump’s 45%. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, while another three percent (3%) remain undecided.

A week ago, Biden had a 48% to 42% advantage. "

Gregory

And..."The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove."

George Rebane

re RobertC 1043am - Now here is a liberal reader who is perhaps even more confused and cognitively disadvantaged than his champion Biden - birds of a feather and all that. His repartee here is again taking the messenger to task and ignoring the message now known to all across the country and the world.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2OZpH8bVcE
https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/510405-is-antifa-the-greatest-movement-against-free-speech-in-america
https://thefederalist.com/2020/07/03/biden-campaign-refuses-to-release-cognitive-test-results/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUGlqIlRyjE
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-08-05/biden-on-cognitive-test-why-the-hell-would-i-take-a-test
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA-GoeFGyIc

paul emery

George

This is from the official California voting guide.

Note it specifically refers to a postmark which raises a question as to your opinion that there is no postmark on mail in ballots.

Here is the exact quote:

"Vote-by-mail ballots that are mailed must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by your county elections office no later than 17 days after Election Day."

Here's the entire section.


Voting By Mail

Pursuant to Executive Order N-64-20, all registered voters will be sent a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 3, 2020, General Election. Registered voters do not have to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for this election.

Instead of going to the polls on Election Day, you may vote using the vote-by-mail ballot that will be sent to you.

After you have voted, insert your ballot in the envelope provided, making sure you complete all required information on the envelope.

You may return your voted ballot by

mailing it to your county elections official;
Vote-by-mail ballots that are mailed must be POSTMARKED on or before Election Day and received by your county elections office no later than 17 days after Election Day.
If you are not sure your vote-by-mail ballot will arrive in time if mailed, bring it to any polling place in the state between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
returning it in person to a polling place or the office of your county elections official;
Vote-by-mail ballots that are personally delivered must be delivered no later than the close of polls at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
dropping your ballot into one of your county’s ballot drop boxes; or
Vote-by-mail ballots that are personally delivered to a ballot drop-off location must be delivered no later than the close of polls at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
authorizing someone to return the ballot on your behalf.
Anyone may return your ballot for you, as long as they do not get paid on a per ballot basis. In order for your ballot to be counted, you must fill out the authorization section found on the outside of your ballot envelope.

When your vote-by-mail ballot is received by your county elections official, your signature on the return envelope will be compared to the signature on your voter registration card to ensure they match. To preserve the secrecy of your ballot, the ballot will then be separated from the envelope, and then it will be tallied.

All valid vote-by-mail ballots are counted in every election in California, regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race. For additional information on how and when ballots are verified and tabulated, please visit our description of how the official canvass of the vote is completed.

https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/vote-mail/vbm-nov2020-general-election/#vote-by-mail

George Rebane

PaulE 218pm - You missed the point. You are citing the desiderata of the California Elections Board and ignoring the policy and practice of the USPS re printed envelopes with pre-paid postage.

Read what the NYT did with such ballots since they didn't know their datestamp.

paul emery

So you are saying that the ballots are not postmarked in California?

paul emery

Gregory

Job performance polls are meaningless at this stage. Shows Biden with I'm focusing on election polling that shows Trump with a mighty hill to climb and no measurable movement in his direction at this time. Here's a link to RCP.s election map based on election polling that shows Trump way behind. Shows Biden with 283 to Trumps 101. Virtually all states have individual polling at this stage.

paul emery

sp

I'm focusing on election polling that shows Trump with a mighty hill to climb and no measurable movement in his direction at this time.

Paul Emery

Gregory

link

https://www.270towin.com/maps/biden-trump-polling-map

Walt

Paul has been busy today.. How deep in that bottle are you now?

Gregory

Golly punch, RCP shows 212 biden, 115 trump and 211 toss ups. Your 302pm was a hallucination?

And that's without Biden's choice of the first black woman Progressive/socialist to inherit the office... wanna bet that'll drive things trump's way?

Don Bessee

And we wonder how the cancer antifa grows -

“That my department is full of extremists who probably don’t belong in a business-college economics department, to be sure, is a manifestation of academic freedom,” Osborne wrote in an email. “And I do not want to change how economics is taught at WSU, broadly speaking. I just want my academic freedom to offer a different view to also be respected.”

Osborne claims that American universities and colleges have been overwhelmed by leftist dogma. Many of his peers continue to teach students that Marxism is a “triumph of human thought.”

“Institutions of higher learning are now almost all in crisis. The indulgence of unapologetic leftist censorship, at Wright State as elsewhere, is now impossible to justify,” Osborne finished. “If faculty want to preach that Marxism is a triumph of human thought, so be it. If other faculty want to argue that actually it was a disaster, and a crime against humanity, this view should no longer be fanatically censored.”

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/08/05/wright-state-professor-claims-university-refuses-to-approve-anti-marxism-economics-class/

;-)

Walt

The Rich people's answer to Cuomo..." WTF for!!???"
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/05/andrew-cuomo-pleads-with-rich-new-yorkers-to-return-to-city-come-over-ill-cook/

The ONLY reason the asswipe wants them back is to tax the 💩
out of them.

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