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16 September 2020

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Bill Tozer

In news related to before the dirt nap....

‘Biden under pressure to unveil list of potential court picks’

“ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden is resisting calls from President Donald Trump and even some fellow Democrats to release his list of potential Supreme Court picks seven months after he pledged to name the first Black female justice.

Some on the left suggest that outlining potential picks would help Biden build enthusiasm in the final weeks of the campaign, particularly after he already selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the first Black woman on a major presidential ticket. Trump, meanwhile, is eager to comb through a list to find possible nominees who would bolster his false depiction of Biden as an extreme liberal.”.....

“ Trump offered a preview last week, challenging Biden to match his list of choices while sketching a caricature of “radical justices” he insisted would gut Second Amendment rights, remove “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance and declare the death penalty unconstitutional. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, a former Senate Judiciary chair, followed up Wednesday by urging Biden not to “hide” his intentions for the court.

On the left, the group Demand Justice wants to match the right’s intensity on judicial politics, while a second group, She Will Rise, is raising awareness about the possibility of a Black woman joining the high court.

Demand Justice has assembled a list of 17 Black women it says would make ideal justices. The list includes law professors, leading civil rights attorneys and jurists from lower federal courts and state supreme courts. But there are no names as prominent as the headliners on Trump’s list: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton.

Demand Justice has launched a $2 million ad campaign targeting voters in Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin around the Supreme Court and Biden’s promise of a Black female nominee. But executive director Brian Fallon argued that Biden could do more.

“Whatever good is achieved by making a general commitment like that would only be expanded and furthered if he put out some names of people he’s considering,” said Fallon, an adviser on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.“

https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/09/17/biden-under-pressure-to-unveil-list-of-potential-court-picks/

I wonder if Angela Davis is on the short list. Is Jerry Brown’s sister Rose Bird available?


scenes

"Ruth Bader Ginsberg dead. Breaking news"

The war begins. This should be good.

Trump and the Senate have nothing to lose by cramming someone through the system, do they have the cajones?

Don Bessee

Looks like chuckie had this in the can it came out so fast -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/schumer-says-ginsburg-vacancy-should-not-be-filled-until-we-have-a-new-president

;-)

Walt

The three RINOS will be out to get everything they can get from both sides.
I don't dare imagine what Ronnie will be holding out for.
Ambassador to Russia?

Gregory

My oh my.

What would any Democrat do in this case?
Does anyone have to ask?

Time to rumble.

Please... another quality pick, like Gorsuch, not so much Kavanaugh.

Bill Tozer

Everything is Kavanaugh now. Darn, I only have two sets of earplugs left a d it took me months to get those Hand Maiden Screeching Banshees out of my head. Worse than listening to Hillary or Kamala. Oh, the drama.

Fireworks to ensue. Remember that gal that cornered the loser Fluke (Flake?) of AZ in the elevator yelling that she was sexually assaulted and this delayed the confirmation hearings? Well, it turns out she had never been sexually assaulted in her life and pulls down over a 100k a year to be an activist. They will be coming out of the woodwork now with their lies, lies, lies.

A useful idiot would say, “ I believe here. Why would she lie?” A: Cause Dems are the modern day Version of the Great White Father in Washington....liars, cheats, and thieves.

paul emery

McConnell supreme court pick obama

Don Bessee

LETS GET REASDY TO RUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMMBBBBBLLLLLLLLLLEEEE!!! =

McConnell: Trump’s Supreme Court nominee ‘will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate’

Ginsburg, 87, died Friday from complications surrounding metastatic pancreas cancer.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mcconnell-supreme-court-nominee-vote-floor

;-)

Don Bessee

READY NOT REASDY LOL!!

;-)

Don Bessee

Here were the ones that were finalists with Kavenaugh, so they already have done their vetting back ground check. -

https://www.yahoo.com/news/might-succeed-justice-ginsburg-trumps-001508738.html

;-)

Don Bessee

Team 0 said it couldn't be done yet it happened under Trump -

A recently resurfaced video depicts a confident John Kerry lecturing on the impossibilities of achieving that which the Trump administration did this past week in yet another blow to Kerry and the Democratic establishment’s long-held foreign policy doctrines.

In the clip, President Barack Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry was seen bashing the notion that peace between Israel and Arab states could ever be achieved without first solving the Palestinian conflict.

https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/09/17/john-kerry-dire-predictions-fail-trump-brokered-peace-agreements/

;-)

Bill Tozer

Re: Leftmedia: “The news as we once understood it is dead. It has been replaced by the un-news: a political narrative created by partisans who believe the noble ends of destroying Trump justify any biased means necessary — including destroying their own reputation and craft.” —Victor Davis Hanson.

Does VDH know our local news director? “...... partisans who believe the noble ends of destroying Trump justify any biased means necessary — including destroying their own reputation and craft.” —
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Friday Quotes and maybe more, maybe not.

Insight: “People constantly speak of ‘the government’ doing this or that, as they might speak of God doing it. But the government is really nothing but a group of men, and usually they are very inferior men.” —H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Observations: “A culture that presents children as sexual objects is a culture that exploits them for adult gratification. This is not limited to adults receiving sexual gratification from children. More often, it is about making the adults feel better about the sexual choices they themselves have made, regardless of what this does to the children.” —Laura Hollis

Upright: “Our mission is to defend the legacy of America’s founding, the virtue of America’s heroes, and the nobility of the American character. We must clear away the web of twisted lies in our schools and classrooms and teach our children the magnificent truth about our country. We want our sons and daughters to know that they are the citizens of the most exceptional nation in the history of the world.” —Donald Trump

Re: Leftmedia: “The news as we once understood it is dead. It has been replaced by the un-news: a political narrative created by partisans who believe the noble ends of destroying Trump justify any biased means necessary — including destroying their own reputation and craft.” —Victor Davis Hanson

For the record: “They’re not interested in black lives. They’re interested in props, a small number of blacks who are killed by police during conflicts with police — usually less than a dozen a year — who they can use as props to achieve a much broader political agenda.” —William Barr on Black Lives Matter

Food for thought: “We are in a period of decadence and we’re in a period where decadence is dominant. And if you don’t want to be decadent, you better keep your mouth shut. Power is never given up. Power is taken. … This is one of the great transition periods. I think the most important thing to recognize is that this is a historic rather than a political period.” —Newt Gingrich

A blast from the past: “Voting by mail is now common enough and problematic enough that election experts say there have been multiple elections in which no one can say with confidence which candidate was the deserved winner.” —The New York Times just before the 2012 presidential election on “Error and Fraud” associated with voting by mail

Reading the tea leaves: “We support peaceful demonstrations. We participate in them. They are part of the essence of our democracy. That does not include looting, starting fires, or rioting. They should be prosecuted. That is lawlessness.” —Nancy PelosAnd last… “[Social media] censorship does not make us wiser. It does not make us better informed. If it did, we would be speaking Russian right now and the Soviet Union would be running the world. Instead, the Soviet Union is extinct. It collapsed under the weight of its own absurdities — absurdities abetted by censorship.” —Tucker Carlson after social media outlets removed comments from a respected Chinese scientist about the origins of the coronavirus
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New York Times: Mail Ballot 'Error and Fraud Rises'

https://patriotpost.us/articles/73551-new-york-times-mail-ballot-error-and-fraud-rises-2020-09-18?

Don Bessee

CANCLED -

JK Rowling banned from bookshelves to create a ‘safe space for the trans community’

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/09/16/jk-rowling-book-bookstore-banned-harry-potter-rabble-australia-troubled-blood/

;-)

Walt

That's the spirit Emery, shine "O"'s shoes to a spitshine.

Your bro Biden sure "F" up good,. No list of SCOTUS picks.
The up and coming list should be full of Communist Constitution shredders. "outdated and has outlived its usefulness.
Just a list of negative rights of what the GOV. can't do."B. Obama

So who will be the pick to help your boy "O" finish scrapping the Bill of Rights?

Walt

That didn't take long.
https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/09/18/alaska-senator-murkowski-said-friday-she-would-not-vote-for-a-justice-ahead-of-election/

So she wants the street vermin to help make her destion?

scenes

re: Walt@7:04PM September 18, Year Zero

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/09/18/alaska-senator-murkowski-said-friday-she-would-not-vote-for-a-justice-ahead-of-election/

But of course she would say that. No problem, have the vote in early December.

My guess is that the real fun is merely to start the process right now regardless of whether they have the votes. Q: Does that benefit Trump or not?

Paul: "McConnell supreme court pick obama" Which one? They are both about as qualified. Maybe Harris could put up Oprah Winfrey.

Walt

Emery forgets the LIBS didn't hold the Senate.. "Elections have consequences"

Back to your 60 proof Irish law book Emery.

Bill Tozer

Aunt Jermima was put out of work by the racist Blue Mob. Maybe they can atone for their racism by selecting her for SOTUS. She has most of the blue checks needed. After Donald and wife moved into the WH and threw a black family out of public housing, its the least they can do.
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WANT TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH? VOTE FOR BIDEN

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/want-tax-cuts-for-the-rich-vote-for-biden.php

scenes

"Food for thought: “We are in a period of decadence and we’re in a period where decadence is dominant. And if you don’t want to be decadent, you better keep your mouth shut. Power is never given up. Power is taken. … This is one of the great transition periods. I think the most important thing to recognize is that this is a historic rather than a political period.” —Newt Gingrich"

Absodamnlutely.

Can one Man With A Twitter Machine stop the collapse. I'd say that he's a requirement but not sufficient in himself. The rot extends to the rest of the Western world, a wild flurry of self-hate, low birth rate, demographic replacement, iconoclasm, the past destroyed, men-in-dresses enthroned.

A Biden victory merely pulls one finger out of the dyke. The perfect Idiot King grinning foolishly as his flock does their work.

For an individual it's all slow enough that merely choosing a tolerable place to live is enough. We'll draw straws to see who becomes Saint Leibowitz.

(oh wait, that's right. Red Scare.)

Bill Tozer

First, the Boy Maddcow recycled an 2014 pic to slam Trump’s border policy....again.

Second, not to outdone by the boy Maddcow, Biden recycles another one of his bold faced lies..again! If at first you don’t succeed, lie, lie, lie again. Guess it’s true: can’t teach an old dog new tricks, which in this case is a big silver lining for those sub-humans who do not intend to vote for Creepy Sleepy Rusty Zipper Joe. At least Biden is in his comfort zone.
Second verse same as the first.

Molly Hemingway

‘Joe Biden Resurrects False College Claim That Helped Ruin His 1988 Presidential Run‘
Joe Biden is not the first person in his family to attend college. But he has a lengthy history of claiming otherwise, no matter how much the lie gets him in trouble

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/18/joe-biden-resurrects-false-college-claim-that-helped-ruin-his-1988-presidential-run/

Bill Tozer

Here comes the Leftwing emotional outbursts, right on schedule. “Here it comes, here come your 19th nervous breakdown.” H/t to the Stones.

‘Left Erupts in RBG RAGE Tweets: 'More, Bigger Riots,' 'Over Our Dead Bodies'!

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2020/09/18/left-erupts-rbg-rage-tweets-more-bigger-riots-over-our-dead-bodies

‘Maddcow to Hillary: Your Loss and Ginsburg Death Equal ‘Feminist Catastrophe’

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2020/09/18/maddow-hillary-your-loss-and-ginsburg-death-equal-feminist


scenes

The Canadians are even kicking up a fuss.

https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1307142610151075840

If nothing else, it looks like Ginsburg will be voting by mail this year.

Bill Tozer

Scenes @ 8:12 pm

“The rot extends to the rest of the Western world, a wild flurry of self-hate, low birth rate, demographic replacement, iconoclasm, the past destroyed, men-in-dresses enthroned.”

Yes, it looks that way. But, Betsy DeVos is saying, “Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead.” The Donald has inspired his team to rise to the higher level. To be the best they can me. Good to see.

‘Betsy DeVos’ Ed Dept. Warns Connecticut Schools: Leave Conference That Lets Boys Compete In Girls’ Sports Or Your Funding Will Be Cut

https://www.dailywire.com/news/betsy-devos-ed-dept-warns-connecticut-schools-leave-conference-that-lets-boys-compete-in-girls-sports-or-your-funding-will-be-cut

“Men in dresses entrollend .” Really Scenes? You are kidding, right? Maybe not. I did see a big fat guy in his mother’s moo-moo with a black beard at the Dollar General of all places. Poor guy. His wig kept slipping down his forehead when he was adjusting his mask over his beard. At least his man boobs got him half way there. Anyway, men in dresses DO have an unfair advantage in sports.

Serena Williams, not known for lack of self confidence, admitted that she could not beat male tennis pro ranked in the top 100.
Having learnt long ago, Williams accepted she'd only stand a chance against "someone who is way outside the top 100" on the ATP Tour.
"I honestly think men's and women's tennis are completely opposite," Williams said

https://www.couriermail.com.au/sport/serena-williams-says-she-could-not-beat-any-man-ranked-in-world-top-100/news-story/387fd679a3f1f8cf9466a25267cd8fd8

Go Betsy go. Do it for our daughters!


Betsy DeVos’ Ed Dept. Warns Connecticut Schools: Leave Conference That Lets Boys Compete In Girls’ Sports Or Your Funding Will Be Cut

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Mitch McConnell on twitter:

"President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate"

only one thing could make for more crazy drama, and Zodiac Man knows what it is.

https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1307132919039885322?s=20

George Rebane

Administrivia - I draw your attention to matters relating to the late Justice Ginsburg and her SCOTUS replacement that should now find a home under 'Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - RIP'.

Bill Tozer

From Scene’s 9:42 pm Twitter Machine Feed

Scott Adams
“Pro Tip: If your city responds to a sharp uptick in crime and looting by reducing its police force, get out of there. Now.”

Scott Adams, the man who plans to vote for the first time in his life in 2020 “purely for self defense purposes.” Lol.

scenes

BillT@9:42 re: the Williams sisters.

It's way below #100. The Karsten Braasch story is pretty funny.

"Braasch was described by one journalist as "a man whose training regime centred around a pack of cigarettes and more than a couple bottles of ice cold lager"."

George Rebane

'The Challenge of Marxism' by Yoram Hazony is a must-read essay, the link to which I have addended to the Democrat platform post, and repeat here.
https://quillette.com/2020/08/16/the-challenge-of-marxism/

George Rebane

Administrivia - For those few RR readers who are interested in the particulars of how tax rates impact economic growth and tax revenues, I invite your kind attention to the expanded version of 'Growth v Tax Rates v Revenues' which now sports an extensive appendix and downloadable extended spreadsheet.
https://rebaneruminations.typepad.com/rebanes_ruminations/2020/09/growth-v-tax-rate-v-revenues.html

Don Bessee

Really, right after you could have lost your town a couple of weeks ago?? -

https://www.theunion.com/news/court-filing-aims-to-stop-pge-tree-cutting-in-nevada-city/

;-)

Bill Tozer

BLM video

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=616964972319951&extid=byWxn6XQh8nPKDdX

Bill Tozer

‪"'black lives matter'...only when that helps politicians to get votes, or when that slogan helps demagogues demonize the police. The other 99% of black lives destroyed by people who are not police do not seem to attract nearly as much attention in the media."‬
‪@ThomasSowell ‬

Bill Tozer

‪"'black lives matter'...only when that helps politicians to get votes, or when that slogan helps demagogues demonize the police. The other 99% of black lives destroyed by people who are not police do not seem to attract nearly as much attention in the media."‬
‪@ThomasSowell ‬

Don Bessee

$$ cha ching -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/20/gop-breaks-record-raising-67-6-million-august/

;-)

Don Bessee

Those mutha mullahs are up to no good again -

https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2020/09/20/reports-claim-bahrain-stopped-iran-backed-militants-planning-attacks/

;-)

Don Bessee

Those mutha mullahs made $120 billion petro dollars in 2018 after they got slammed with real sanctions they $20 billion petro dollars in 2019.

Then there is this -

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/09/20/four-star-general-trump-ending-iran-appeasement-could-end-regime/

;-)

Bill Tozer

https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1307847529858584576?

Bill Tozer

I know I would be dead if I listened to Biden's speech.

Biden: ‘It’s Estimated That 200 Million People’ Will Be Dead From COVID-19 By End Of My Speech

https://www.dailywire.com/news/biden-its-estimated-that-200-million-people-will-be-dead-from-covid-19-by-end-of-my-speech

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Thanks Democrats.

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/doj-designates-new-york-city-as-an-anarchist-jurisdiction/2627588

Gotta love Der Mayor's little speeches. EVERYTHING IS FINE. Of course, he'd let the city burn to the ground before he'd take help from Trump & the Feds. It isn't like Trump would win New York state, that has nothing to do with it. The 'Resistance' is a lot bigger than just an anti-Trump election stunt, and they are fine with a bit of collateral damage.

JH Kunstler speaks:

"There’s the Swamp teeming with scaley, slithery, sharp-toothed, many-footed predators, but then there’s the miasma hanging over the Swamp, a toxic mist of lies, misdirection, dis-info, propaganda, bad faith, and sedition, illuminated by pulsing blue gaslight that affords a toxic blanket of protection to the denizens of the Swamp. Now a storm is brewing. The critters are evacuating their mud-holes and moiling about desperately among the cypress knobs as a mighty wind rises — the election hurricane — threatening to sweep it (and them) all away!

The climate is changing, all right, but not in the way that some think it is. The political climate is changing, and what has been a pestilential subtropical sink on the Potomac is overdue for that cleansing we’ve heard about. Weeks from now, as the fetid water subsides, the protective miasma above will dissipate and the people from sea to shining sea will finally get a good look at the landscape revealed and the pitiful, wriggling, dying life-forms of the order Democratica stranded on it.
...."

https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/swamp-thang-2/

scenes

lol. Lookin' good.

https://twitter.com/Trndo17/status/1307800356722704386

whatcha bet? No debate because Joey Fingers ain't feelin' so well? Last minute replacement with some other Swamp Thing?

George Rebane

scenes 817am - from Kunstler's mouth to God's ear, Amen.

Bill Tozer

@ 8:26 am

Short and sweet

TIME FOR THE DEMOCRATS TO PULL THE PLUG ON JOE BIDEN?

“Here is the latest from Joe Biden: he misread his teleprompter, and pronounced that by the time his speech was over, 200 million Americans–two-thirds of our population!–will have died from COVID-19, and it is all President Trump’s fault:”...


“Joe Biden has never been an intelligent person, but there was a time when his brain would have sounded an alarm if he was about to say that 2/3 of the U.S. population was about to perish. But those days are gone. Biden is a pathetic shell of a man, and for the Democrats to continue propping him up as a presidential candidate is elder abuse.

Because of the crazy environment in which we live, there is a chance that Biden might be elected president. But he will never serve as president. He can’t. He is senile, suffering from advanced dementia. If the Democrats care, they aren’t showing it.”

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/time-for-the-democrats-to-pull-the-plug-on-joe-biden.php

paul emery

Bill

What is your explanation of Trump not being able to pronounce Yosemite two times? Was it ignorance or a mistake or was it just too complex a word for him. Should the Republicans pull the plug on his candidacy?

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/510501-trump-struggles-with-pronouncing-yosemites-at-bill-signing

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from a misplaced post:

from Paul Emery-
George:

I cannot imagine more incompetence than what the Trump administration exhibited during the Pandemic. 200,000 death and climbing later is evidence enough.

Gregory-

Yes, Punchy, so... you now think Trump should have sent troops into New York and New Jersey to reverse their push to put patients with active infections into long term care facilities?
There would be many fewer Americans dead had Dem governors used common sense."

=====

You know, that's a pretty good question and needs answering I think.

Paul, should Trump have sent in federal troops to save the old people?

Oddly, the US has slightly more deaths per million than Sweden, which did essentially nothing.

Damn that Trump! Why did he do anything at all?!

I also see that Papua New Guinea only had 6 deaths total. I guess they know how to wash their hands better than New Yorkers.

moral of the story...
(1) Nobody knows nothin really, you see approaches and results all over the map (so to speak) worldwide
(2) Paul will use anything, including dead grandmas, to make a political jab.

scenes

Just for Paul's sake, I'll re-post this.

https://twitter.com/Trndo17/status/1307800356722704386

To tell you the truth, he's probably the most with it Democrat I've seen in some time. Maybe he is their best man.

paul emery

Scenes

What exactly was Trumps policy on dealing with the Corona Virus when he said this:

March 24: 65,800 confirmed cases in U.S.

Wants country and economy "raring to go by Easter"

"I would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter," the president said of easing social distancing guidelines in parts of the country."
"I think Easter Sunday — you'll have packed churches all over our country." — Fox News town hall.

We now have over 200,000 deaths. Do you consider Trumps actions and policies to be successful?

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/timeline-president-donald-trump-changing-statements-on-coronavirus/


Bill Tozer

Paul, here is your explanation why Trump mispronounced Yosemite. It happened at a pray breakfast honoring the military of all places.

https://www.military.com/video/forces/marine-corps/obama-mispronounces-corpsman/663155186001
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“The press corps needled Obama over his geographical gaffes (mispronouncing Massachusetts, boasting of visiting all 57 states), trotted out his most famous hot mic.....

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/watch-highlight-reel-of-obamas-most-embarrassing-moments-52855/

Funny how that one above got taken down. Probably hate speech or somethang.

“Don’t waste any pity on Obama, though. The president, who later walked out to the chorus of “Cups” (“When I’m gone / When I’m gone / You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone”), managed to fit a few good digs at press corps too — drawing particular attention to the excessive coverage it has lavished on Donald Trump.
“I don’t want to spend too much time on The Donald,” Obama said pointedly after cracking a few jokes at the mogul’s expense. “Following your lead, I want to show some restraint. Because I think we can all agree that from the start, he’s gotten the appropriate amount of coverage befitting the seriousness of his candidacy. Ha. I hope you all are proud of yourselves. The guy wanted to give his hotel business a boost and now we are praying that Cleveland makes it through July.”

Paul Emery News Director, me thinks you spend too much time on The Donald. You might want to follow Obama’s sound advice.

George Rebane

Re Trump’s part in America’s C19 policies – In sum, I believe we have done an excellent job responding to this pandemic, given our country’s size, mix of cultures, natural independence of reacting to government diktats, and federalism that puts the onus on developing and executing public response policies to the several states and not the federal government. This assessment gains more support when we compare our pandemic stats – rates of infection, mortality, recovery, comorbidity, infection demographics – with those of other smaller, culturally more cohesive nations. And when you add the administration’s launch of programs to procure necessary medical equipments and supplies, care facilities, and launch of an historic multi-faceted program to rapidly develop C19 vaccines, there is no doubt that this administration’s response has been correct and proper given what was known when.

Finally, NOBODY has been able to Monday-morning-quarterback a response policy that would unambiguously have been better than what President Trump and his administration have done. (The best that Bumblebrain has muttered is a list of things Trump is doing or has already executed.) All that has been raised in opposition are naked and baseless allegations of his ‘mismanaging the Covid response’, allegations that have been drilled daily into the heads of the nation’s light and never thinkers by our lamestream media outlets, and then echoed at the grass roots level by the Left’s equally attentive local lackeys.

paul emery

This is quite unbelievable. Trump gives himself an A+ on his handling of the Corona Virus.

“On public relations I give myself a ‘D.’ On the job itself, we take an ‘A+,'”


Trump gives himself ‘A+’ on COVID-19 response as US death toll hits grim 200,000 milestone

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/09/trump-gives-himself-a-on-19-response-as-us-toll-hits-grim-200000-milestone/

George Rebane

re PaulE 1252pm - And here is Exhibit A for my 1251pm.

paul emery

George

Is this the sign of A+ leadership when Trump ignored the request of the Governor of Michigan and had a mass rally with no social distancing or masking?

"We anticipate that he will be descending on this state and perhaps encouraging people to come maskless," Governor Whitmer, a Democrat, told host Anderson Cooper in reference to Trump.

"This is very distressing," she said.

"I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing."

George Rebane

PaulE 134pm - Since when did Whitmer speak ex cathedra? Also see my 1251pm.

Paul Emery

George

My question was Is this the sign of A+ leadership when Trump ignored the request of the Governor of Michigan and had a mass rally with no social distancing or masking?

This is after recordings emerged of him stating very clearly the dangers of airborne virus transmission. This was from Feb 7

“This is deadly stuff,” he told the investigative journalist Bob Woodward.

“You just breathe the air, and that’s how it’s passed,” the president warned..

so George do you consider that A+ leadership of the Corona Virus Pandemic situation.
He does claim to be our Commander and Chief in the battle against the pandemic.

Don Bessee

#sad @237

;-)

Paul Emery

I agree Don. It is sad that our President does nothing to keep people out of harms way by being exposing themselves unnecessarily to what he describes as "deadly stuff". At last we agree on something.

Gregory

punchy 302pm

And how many people would have died in the USA with an active Wuhan SARS infection had Trump done a perfect job, by Punchy's standards?

Todd Juvinall

Trump gets a A++ and the democrat rats get a F--

Don Bessee

Are you really that illiterate @302 or is just your aging issues? Thanks for agreeing in advance -

;-)

Gregory

punchy 302pm

And how many people would have died in the USA with an active Wuhan SARS infection had Trump done a perfect job, by Punchy's standards?

Walt

So. How many more answerless questions can Emery pull from his colostomy bag braided into that ponytail?
That Alzheimer's is really coming through today.

Maybe someday some reality will crack through and Emery might take a crack and answer a question. (naaa,, never going to happen)

But keep the locals in the Trump voter line. Your sure as hell not selling the LIB line of shit worth a tinker's damn.

Walt

Right at ya Emery, Be ing the devout LIB you are, is it your belief that your establishment should try and keep changing the rules until they find a way to win? Power is all important?
Trump plays by the Constitutional rules, seats a new judge, and your dear leaders want to stack the deck and seat more judges until they are back in judicial power? Do explain how that isn't a sign of pore butthurt.

Your side ire really looking to start a hot civil war.

Paul Emery

How about the Repubs not allowing Obama's Supremes pick to have even a vote? Why was that OK?

Gregory

Punchy 608pm

There is no requirement under the Constitution for the Senate to give a nominee the time of day, let alone a vote. It is certainly "OK". What isn't OK is for the Senate to give a nominee the runaround or worse, like they did to Kavanaugh, or what happened to Bork.

And the Borking was Joe Biden's doing. 100%.

Walt

Because it was within the rules. You really think your Proggys would have done it? Come on.. you can answer that with a straight face.(HELL no...)
Now don't forget how Dirty Harry changed the rules to get his way.. Hummm Didn't hear you cry foul then, Your boy "O" got his picks... Right?

Now for a little proof of my contention.
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-packing-supreme-court-conservative-balance
"2020 Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris went on record last year saying she might support adding additional seats to the Supreme Court, in an effort to swing the ideological balance of the judicial branch back to the left."

Gregory

Punchy 608pm

There is no requirement under the Constitution for the Senate to give a nominee the time of day, let alone a vote. It is certainly "OK". What isn't OK is for the Senate to give a nominee the runaround or worse, like they did to Kavanaugh, or what happened to Bork.

And the Borking was Joe Biden's doing. 100%.

Bill Tozer

Rather telling that in 2013 the Lib controlled Senate had to break the Senate rules to change the Senate rules. How you like the them apples lying lefties when the chickens come home to roost?

Bill Tozer

New campaign slogan for Cocaine Mitch. I rather like it.

'Mitch McConnell, ‘Apex Predator’!'

Apex predator” is the coolest nickname that was intended as an insult since, ironically, “Cocaine Mitch.”

https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/mitch-mcconnell-apex-predator/

Bill Tozer


Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton

If you think Democrats will keep a “promise” to not pack the court if GOP pass up this once in a lifetime chance to put a majority of constitutionalists on Supreme Court-

You probably believed Jussie Smollett was assaulted by MAGA hat thugs at 1am on a freezing Chicago night


https://mobile.twitter.com/BuckSexton/status/1308192815906775043?

scenes

Oh Joe!

https://twitter.com/RJinAntarctica/status/1308144459528503297

scenes

The Democrats speak.

https://twitter.com/ITGuy1959/status/1307877608487628802

Bill Tozer

Scenes @ 8:09 pm

Excellent link. Thank you. In one of your post’s comment section, I found these words. “We are talking about the Supreme Court, not the Make A Wish Foundation.” Sweet. Now, ram it home.
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Not an update, but more thoughts on Princeton...from one who has litigated some of the biggest civil cases around, in and out of government.

PRINCETON SQUIRMS [WITH COMMENT BY JOHN]

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/princeton-squirms.php

paul emery

Things are really looking grim for Trump. He's got no bounce in the polls. Updated three times daily, this map tracks the electoral vote count for the 2020 presidential election based on polling. This is what it looks like:

Biden leads in delegates based on consensus polling 281-138.
There are 138 tossup delegates.
In order to win Trump needs to win ALL the tossups plus flip 24 delegates now favoring Biden.
He's way ahead of Hillary at this stage in the election.

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

Comparison to Hillary at this stage. Biden is up 16 over Trump. Hillary at the same date was only up 7. Here's a link

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/trump-vs-biden-favorability-ratings-2020-vs-2016/

Here's the map for you to ponder over. Wemember he has to win all the toss-ups and flip 24 blues to win.

Bill Tozer

Change of pace: Something Duh and his cohorts in the Union comment section keep blabbing about—the Senate Report and Russian Collusion. Proof that there was a substantial reason to open up Spagate and the ensuing coverup.

Analysis: That Senate 'Collusion' Report? It's Got No Smoking Gun ... but It Does Have a Fog Machine

https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2020/09/21/analysis_that_senate_collusion_report_has_no_smoking_gun__but_it_does_have_a_fog_machine_125229.html

Bill Tozer

Thank you Paul Emery.

I agree it looks bad for Trump, the man of the people. Looks almost impossible. The only consolation I have is:

1) I remember well you citing the same sources in mid-October 2016 saying Hillary has to win only 15 electoral votes to clinch it and Trump has to win all 120 of the up for grabs electoral votes.

2) Biden’s rapidly declining mental capacities have gone vertical...off the cliff. In other words, Trump is not Hillary and most certainly not a Dementia Joe.

Exit question: Will Biden say he has come down with COVID-19 to get out of the televised debates? Will he tell people to go to their phonographs to listen and learn more about his Campaign site? Ok, that’s two questions.

It looks like gloom and doom for Trump. You got his oxnards in the wringer now.
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For Fish, wherever he may be.

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/the-week-in-pictures-desperate-despacito-edition.php


scenes

Life in these United States.

"Some Protests Against Police Brutality Take a More Confrontational Approach
The protests are moving into white residential neighborhoods, where activists demand that people choose a side."
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/21/us/black-lives-matter-protests-tactics.html

It's really sucks that this area is so flammable.

Bill Tozer

Man, he can’t even get through the Pledge of Allegiance without blowing it. And the debates are scheduled for next Tuesday. Biden don’t have much time to find his lost mind.

Joe Biden Botches Pledge Of Allegiance In Wisconsin

2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden screwed up the Pledge of Allegiance Monday during a campaign speech in Wisconsin

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/21/joe-biden-botches-pledge-of-allegiance-in-wisconsin/
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Why Aren’t We Allowed To Talk About George Soros’s Plan To Remake America?
Since 2015, George Soros has pumped tens of millions of dollars into local races in Texas, Colorado, California, Oregon, Washington, Florida, and New York, as well as swing states

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/19/why-arent-we-allowed-to-talk-about-george-soross-plan-to-remake-america/
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Staying with the Federalist....

‘California School District’s New ‘Equity’ Curriculum Teaches Kindergarteners To Be Racist’

“Piedmont Unified School District of Piedmont, California recently passed a policy in early September stating the district’s commitment to “equitable outcomes for students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color” through new race policies. These policies use tax dollars to teach children as young as kindergarten that their nation is evil, due to “our nation’s continuing history of systemic racism, anti-Blackness, White supremacy, White privilege, and oppression based on race.“

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/21/california-school-districts-new-equity-curriculum-teaches-kindergarteners-to-be-racist/


Paul Emery

Bill

I didn't quote those polls in 2016 Bill. 270to in is new to me this year. Either way Biden is winning easily at this point with absolutely no Trump surge making a ripple. Remember he has to win all the tossups and flip over 20 delegates now blue to pull off a win. Pretty grim for your side.

I'll have an update of tossups in a few minutes for your reading pleasure.

Barry Pruett

Paul. Your analysis looks more like a 2016 redux. The race is close, Trump voters are still enthusiastic. They will be more fires up with a Supreme Court battle. Now money will be flowing to the senate races. We will learn a lot on Tuesday.

Gregory

Punchy, what happens in all the toss-up states if you add 4% to Trump when the voters are alone?

scenes

'if you add 4% to Trump when the voters are alone?'

Well, naturally, you burn down their homes.

Speaking of which, it might be fun to set up some Trump 2020 signs and some game cameras.

Paul Emery

Well Barry it is not my analysis it is one based on compilations of polls updated three times a day. The latest from RCP tossups shows Biden winning in all tossups by an average of 4.1. Keep in mind Trump has to win all those states plus flip 24 Blue delegates to win so Biden looks pretty good.

Florida September 22nd 48.6 47.0 Biden +1.6
Pennsylvania September 22nd 48.7 44.7 Biden +4.0
Michigan September 22nd 48.2 41.8 Biden +6.4
Wisconsin September 22nd 50.5 43.8 Biden +6.7
North Carolina September 22nd 47.3 46.5 Biden +0.8

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/elections/trump-vs-biden-top-battleground-states/
Arizona September 22nd 49.2 44.2 Biden +5.0

scenes

BarryP "Paul. Your analysis looks more like a 2016 redux."

You are arguing with a local version of Alexa written by a stoner. I wouldn't bother.

How to use:

Paul? Could you play some folk music?
Paul? Could you show us where the Orange Man touched you?

It has a limited set of responses.

Paul Emery

Scenes

Sorry the information is so hard on you. You are quite incoherent but that's what desperation causes.

Bill Tozer

Paul Emery, local News Director for alternative partially government funded FM radio station:

“Bill
I didn't quote those polls in 2016 Bill”

Then I apologize for naming the wrong source you followed in 2016. Was it 538 or something? I still haven’t glanced at the polling (besides reading the occasional polling headlines on different feeds) this time around. It’s after Labor Day so knock yourself out. Maybe I will garner some interest in October. This is your moment to shine. Will or lose, you will probably be within some margin of error when all is said and done, despite the rhetoric.

And to be fair, I usually do not open any of your links out of habit. Same with that wacko Roberta and Duh. At least I read usually half of what you actually pen, maybe less. Like a sentence or two, max. We will find our who won and who lost maybe by January of 2017.

Again, I apologize for getting saying you are using the same polling data you used in 2016. At least I got that part about you saying Hillary needs just 15 more votes to clinch it and Trump needs to pick up all 120 electoral college contested votes. Close enough for government work. 120 votes is a lot to pick up, flip. Low probability. reaches 1 in 4 chance to win or 3 in 10 chance, when I will know all is at peace in my soul

Walt

Posted by: scenes | 22 September 2020 at 07:51 AM
", it might be fun to set up some Trump 2020 signs and some game cameras."
WAY ahead of you.

I have the spot already picked out.

Walt

Things keep getting better and batter! Mitt. R. has received a come to Jesus moment.

None of the worst RINOS has come back?

Emery has impeachments to call for . It's just plain illegal for RBG wishes NOT to be upheld. Trump can't name her successor... Because someone said she said that.
I'm sure Emery can find that footnote law in the Constitution.

Walt

Now there are two things that are polar opposites.
Obama, and democracy.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/22/barack-obama-2020-election-bigger-than-joe-biden/
"O" was out to burn the Constitution, and replace democracy with Marxism.
Trump has lead the fight to reverse that.
Trump has restored rights, unlike "O" who removed them at every turn.

scenes

I was watching some of the inevitable hullaballoo following the RBG death

https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1307396662680104960

and I think they're missing a bet here.

Those kids really need to set up a proper crazy Arab funeral procession with the coffin getting shoved around at it's head. Triple bonus points for a Shi'a Ashura Day-style head smackin' angle to the whole thing.

With a mild bon mot, Paul sez: " that's what desperation causes."

Honestly it's more a matter of planning. If crazy people start running the country in addition to the corporate/government swamp, I've got to make a few decisions. As with anybody, my planning horizon shrinks every day.

I've got a long view in terms of mass behavior and politics. Humans have done things as counterproductive and potentially evil as the Blue Mob is up to now for some time. Even with all the troubles, living in 4th C. Rome had it's own rewards in terms of an interesting time. The trick is to watch the battle from a distance.

You'd better toddle back to some polling site and Drudge old son, there's bound to be some partisan news you can cough up on the doorway.

George Rebane

For all you polling aficionados, here's a very informative Forbes piece with info that will throw a lot of poll prognostications into a cocked hat - 'Has The Presidential Race Just Shifted? Vegas Odds makers Think So'.
https://apple.news/AolDwIKTwSxWXuJDgEIdmfQ

Paul Emery

Ho Hum George. You write "Critics allege mainstream polls over-sample Democrats and focus on registered voters versus likely voters, skewing the results."

Sounds like the failed ol'skewed polls" theory that predicted Romney in '12 by 8 or something like that. todd was embarrassed for supporting that theory right till the end.

Who knows though. Right now the vast majority of polling shows Biden with a solid and very steady lead it likely electoral votes.

George Rebane

PaulE 929am - Now wherever did you pick up that as something that I wrote? But thanks for the quick response from our premier poll watcher.

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