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22 September 2020


paul emery

Oh by popular demand how about this one from good ol Mitch, the biggest hypocrite of them all

No. “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.” Feb. 13. 2016

“Rarely does a Supreme Court vacancy occur in the final year of a presidential term … Given that we are in the midst of the presidential election process, we believe that the American people should seize the opportunity to weigh in.” Feb. 18, 2016

Don Bessee

You are disrespecting RBG's world view as she herself said its a 4 year term not a 3 year when it comes to appointments to the scotus @642



Grasp at those straws Emery, Now don't forget the sham impeachment you and yours perpetrated. HELL! FBI agents taking out liability insurance when and if their lies get exposed.

One this for sure, you have no grasp on the rule of law and the Constitution.

Trump is well within the rule of law. Funny,, you can't prove otherwise.

Don Bessee

Looks like the pony tail of ignorance is incapable of comprehending and answering Dr R's question as evidenced above.



"Joe Biden in 2016: "I would go forward with a confirmation process as chairman, *even a few months before a presidential election,* if the nominee were chosen with the advice, and not merely the consent, of the Senate, just as the Constitution requires."


Enough with the pointless arguing with Paul, the really scary thing is how much Biden has declined since then. I mean, man, this is really obvious.


Poor Emery. Dirty LIBS messing with votes and all you got is the good old standby."marginalazation."
Now how many times has that come back to bite you in the ass?

Scott O

Booby X 6:35 - Ooooh, Booby shows up here with some stuff he read on the internet. So it must be true.
How about some facts or links or reality?
Vigilante goon squads?
Ah - looks like that's your side, Booby.
It really would help if you lefty children stopped playing in the street. You might get hit by a car you're jumping on top of or smashing the windows out of.

Don Bessee

Hey look we have a winner! And that SF neighborhood thought it was the winner at a 75% increase in crime. Still room to grow! -

San Francisco neighborhood sees 100% increase in burglaries during pandemic



Scott O

Paul 6:47 - Thanks for the pep talk on hypocrisy. You are aware of the Dems quotes on the other side when they wanted a SCOTUS pick right before the election?
Oh - wait, that's right - that's GOOD hypocrisy.
You are such a joke, Paul.
Your values amount to nothing more than: "When I or people I like do it, it's GOOD!
But when people I don't like do the exact same thing, it's BAD!"
So profound, so intellectual.
Such a maroon.


It's Fri. Emery no is a good time to spark up some of that fine Nevada City weed to take the edge of. Losing left and right in the political cage has got to take it's toll.
It must be tough getting bested at every turn.(well you did score one point up in Portland.. The Proud boys have your side standing in a self made yellow pool)

Yup, now is a good time to spark up the emergency dooby.
That with that Irish stuff you call booze.

Sorry Emery, being on the side that wants to keep moving the goalpost till you get the results you like ain't going to work.

Here.. Lets put this in context a LIB might understand..
The Roadrunner and Coyote cartoon.. (LIBS= Coyote)
Just when you think you had a foolproof plan to take down Trump,, it blew up in your collective faces. Every dirty trick backfired.. And once again, the big boulder is now chasing you down the hill to a predictive end.

The Lefty Wile E. Coyote loses again.

Oh.. Now just why are LIBS wanting Biden to take a dive come debate night? The Proggy Press can see the carnage?
Hell! Biden can't make it past noon these days.


Scotto: "Vigilante goon squads?"

lol. Did someone actually say that? After all the toppling and burning and looting and general craziness by Biden's Street Army?

If that sort of thing were to happen in any more than just the most desultory way, shit just got real. The Blue Mob is pushing rather hard on a culture which has produced the multi-time world champions in kinetic military action. I think everyone has been super constrained so far. Maybe it's simply that no one really cares what happens in downtown Portland, Seattle, or New York.

Bill Tozer

Walt @ 7:37 pm

Speaking of pot and losing....

‘Legal Marijuana Now Candidate For 2nd Congressional District Dies, Potentially Triggering Special Election’

In a statement, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, reacted to the news:
"I was deeply saddened to hear the tragic news of Adam Weeks' passing earlier this week," Craig said. "Cheryl and I are praying for the Weeks family during this difficult time."

Lol. I bet you were saddened. The Pothead was running against you for your seat.


This should help Biden plenty..

Hat's off to whoever dredged this up.

Well, Emery's Proggy Press will keep it buried.

Don Bessee

They must be smoking some strong shit to think that #sadlittleprince and his never was an A or B lister diva -

Meghan 'would seriously consider' White House run — as majority of UK public want her and Harry stripped of royal titles



George Rebane

PaulE, here's a hint - consider the party affiliation of the president and the majority party in the Senate.

Scott O

George - give it up. You're trying to reason with a bag of hammers.
Hints are worthless.

paul emery


Here's todays quotes from your guy Trump.

"Trump argued that it was impossible for him to lose the election, thus concluding he would be “stupid” to hand over power peacefully should he lose.

“We not gonna lose this, except if they cheat,”

“That’s the only way we’re gonna lose is if there’s, uh, mischief,” he argued. “And it will have to be on a big scale.”

“And we do want a very friendly transition, but we don’t want to be cheated and be stupid and say, ‘oh, let’s transit — we’ll go and we’ll do a transition’ and we know that there were thousands and thousands of ballots that made the difference through cheating,” he said, repeating the debunked conspiracy theories.


Good news, Paul! Follow the link from Scenes' (:53 last evening and you'll be able (at last) to answer my long standing question as to why the Ruskies would have favored Trump.

Follow along as 17 intel agencies shrink to Brennan and 5 of his BFF's. Read of contrary opinions deleted from the ICA, and, last, ask yourself if the content of the Steele dossier, written by a Russian agent, is in any way favorable to candidate Trump.

With that kind of help, I'm sure you will have the long-awaited response we're waiting for.

ps: glad you enjoyed the 'spanking' joke


(:53 = 9:53

Bill Tozer

Walt. Welcome back. Missed ya.

Here is a goodnight story for you. The longer you watch, the more intriguing it gets. Kinda puts another ixnay of the story the that Putin favored Trump over My Gal.


Who cares? I do. Hillary on her knees sucking the chrome off Vlady’s trailer hitch ball. Sounds like somebody is in Putin’s pocket.
Wow. Dr.Rebane, check this ljournalism out @ 9:17 pm,

“....he [Trump] said, repeating the debunked conspiracy theories.” If anyone lives in a debunked conspiracy theory, it’s our Popinjay.

Scott O

PE 9:17 - "And we do want a very friendly transition, but we don’t want to be cheated..."
Yep - pretty bad stuff, Paul.
Now let's hear what Biden had to say today, you know - about the 'thing'.

Bill Tozer

‘Get Trump’: FBI Whistleblower On Mueller Team Details Real Reason Flynn Was Targeted

The case agent managing the FBI's investigation of Flynn told Department of Justice attorneys that a desire to "get Trump" was a major factor underlying the case against Flynn

‘Trump Was Right’: Explosive New FBI Texts Detail Internal Furor Over Handling Of ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Investigation

Newly disclosed internal FBI notes and text messages detail the extent of the FBI's desire to take down Trump and his associates at any cost

More Hillary colludin’ with her lover Putin. Paying a Russian spy to lie about Trump. Why does Hillary love the Russians so? Hell hath no fury as a woman scorned.

‘Primary Source For Bogus Steele Dossier Was Deemed A National Security Threat’

Newly declassified information reveals that the primary source used for the discredited, DNC-funded Steele dossier was a suspected Russian agent who had been the subject of an earlier FBI investigation. The investigators running the Crossfire Hurricane team knew this by December 2016 but withheld that information from the court that authorized using the dossier as a basis to go after President Donald Trump and spy on his affiliates.

According to documents released by Attorney General William Barr to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., declassified Thursday, a previously redacted but now-unveiled footnote in Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s December report shows the primary sub-source “was the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation from 2009 to 2011 that assessed his/her documented contacts with suspected Russian intelligence officers.”


Bill Tozer

The Bidens: worse than Watergate.

‘Senate’s Report On Biden Further Exposes The Absurdity Of Trump’s Impeachment
Democrats' entire rebuttal to Republican objections to impeachment was predicated on Hunter Biden's innocence, but this week's explosive Senate report shows Democrats were the ones initiating a cover-up’


Bill Tozer

And to think it was only a week ago

Mayor Ted Wheeler
Sep 19

“Tonight, Portlanders are encouraged to dim or turn off their lights for "Lights Out Portland." Light pollution can be harmful to humans, plants and other animals including the birds who are beginning their migration.

for your advocacy and leadership”

A Reply: “You have people rioting and looting in the streets of Portland and you're worried about WHAT?“


Good Lord, here's a man on a mission.


Don Bessee

Walk right into it team lefty go ahead let the radicals herd you -

President Trump now says he plans to offer his nominee on Saturday, after nine states have already started in-person voting on his reelection bid. But Gardner, like the vast majority of his colleagues, believes it’s OK to proceed because the Senate and the White House are controlled by the same party.

This is reminiscent of Jean de La Fontaine’s fable of the wolf and the lamb, whose acidic moral was that those with power always make the better argument. History is written by the winners; the rules are set by the majority. There are no principles here beyond the notion that it’s important to use the power at one’s disposal; in 2016, that meant blocking a vote on Obama’s nominee, and in 2020, that means quickly considering Trump’s.

Yet Republicans may also see a chance here to provoke Democrats into threatening a bunch of changes that delight the folks on the left wing but unsettle people in the middle. That would play right into Trump’s effort to portray his opponent — former Vice President Joe Biden — and congressional Democrats as puppets of the most extreme voices in their party.

Sure enough, some Democrats and liberal pundits are casually suggesting a cascade of retaliations next year if the current Senate votes to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. These include packing the Supreme Court with four Biden appointees to turn a 6-3 conservative majority into a 7-6 liberal edge; eliminating filibusters in the Senate on legislation, allowing a new Democratic majority to enact whatever it pleases by a simple majority vote; admitting Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico as states, which could add four Democrats to the Senate; and even finding a way to neuter the Electoral College so that the presidential nominee who receives the most votes across the country will win the election, significantly increasing the influence of Democratic-dominated California and New York at the expense of a slew of red flyover states.

Many Californians, no doubt, would consider these proposals sensible and even overdue. The Electoral College is profoundly undemocratic; voters in lightly populated states have more sway than voters in densely populated ones. The filibuster is undemocratic, too, and has been routinely used in the last couple of decades not just to stop presidents from enacting much of their legislative agendas, but also to thwart action on major, complex issues (see, for example, immigration). And the Americans who live in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico should be able to decide for themselves whether to opt for statehood.

One person’s bold change, however, is another person’s scary attack on American institutions. It’s easy to imagine how ideas like nuking the filibuster and expanding the Supreme Court will play out in Republican campaign advertisements, rallies and on cable news shows: “If you elect Democrats, they will trample on tradition and damage our great American institutions, and for what? Because they want power!”

Whether this line of attack will move many voters is an open question. But remember, Republicans’ goal this election is mainly to play defense on behalf of Trump and the Senate GOP majority. And one time-tested way to do that is to make the status quo seem safer than change, typically by making the challengers seem like radicals.

Ginsburg’s death left Democrats in a tough spot. With the filibuster removed on presidential nominees (a process started by Democrats in 2013 and completed in 2018 by Republicans), they have no brakes to press on whomever Trump nominates, regardless of how divisive a confirmation would be at this point. That’s why a number of analysts (on both sides of the political spectrum) have called on Democrats to up the stakes by making big threats, in the hope of making Senate Republicans blink.

And that may be exactly what Senate Republicans want.




Wow, that's quite an article from BillT


With the expected amount of coverage from MSM (other than NPR).

I'm trying to guess Paul's take.

a) Didn't read it because it's too long.
b) Conspiracy theory
c) Doesn't matter, was almost four years ago
d) Buncha lies from lying liars
e) Red Scare

Bill Tozer

d) Buncha lies from lying liars

Buck Sexton

“When Trump was calling the Russia Collusion story a “hoax” and the Mueller probe a “witch hunt” he just stating facts”
Buck Sexton
What do you mean Christopher Wray is still the FBI Director?

Don Bessee

One person at a time in Grace Cathedral among others???? WTF! -

“Even in times of emergency, when reasonable, narrowly-tailored, and temporary restrictions may lawfully limit our liberty, the First Amendment and federal statutory law continue to prohibit discrimination against religious institutions and religious believers,” Dreiband and Anderson wrote. “These principles are legally binding, and the Constitution’s unyielding protections for religious worshipers distinguish the United States of America from places dominated by tyranny and despotism.”


The letter said the one-worshipper-at-a-time order gives “no reasoned explanation why its one-size-fits-all limit on indoor religious gatherings, regardless of size, is necessary or appropriate.”

The Justice Department said the city's restrictions give preferential treatment to places like barbershops, nail salons, massage locations, tattoo parlors, gyms, shops and even childcare facilities, which can have up to 12 children indoors “even though children in a childcare center are together in an enclosed space for much longer than those attending a typical religious service.”



Bill Tozer

Now why does this seem so familiar? It’s almost as if I heard the same thing recently on these boards....and going back to before Election Day, 2016 What a coincidence. What a correlation.

Hysterical CNN Fabricates Quotes Claiming Trump's 'Okay With Violence'



Bill Tozer

Lest we forget all the crickets about this one in Feb.2019.

‘Andrew McCabe Admits Top NatSec Officials Plotted Coup Against Trump
After the James Comey firing, McCabe discussed removing Trump from office and began a counterintelligence investigation of Trump's alleged ties to Russia.’

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe publicly admitted that after the firing of James Comey, national security officials strategized on invoking the 25th amendment to remove President Trump from office.


Nothing to see here folks. Move on. It’s just our popinjay taking his walker out for a spin. Besides, they where just joking, kidding around. Boys will be boys. If that fails, prove it! :)

Bill Tozer

While it not a great Kunstler column posted by Scenes, I did like the book reviewer creative writing which is NOT to be confused with the methodical objective low key style of ‘Just the facts ma’am’ Bryon York whose book he was reviewing. Without further ado, .....defending an innocent man:


With a steady drumbeat of factual, piece-by-piece storytelling, York captures the Chautauqua of sleaze and venality that has overtaken official Washington for the past four years in this, the greatest ongoing emanation of meaningless sound and fury in U.S. political history. It was a plot hatched by a comprehensive assortment of all the monstrous personalities in which the capital specializes: schemers, narcissists, and zealots, sure, but also the monomaniacally insane, the gutlessly obsequious, and, most of all, the overblown and hyperextended of ego.

In short, those who may have been people once, but have whittled themselves down to mere psychotic nubs, personas, corrupt freaks possessed of souls with the size and consistency of a mildewed ear — and all these behavioral mutants bathing in, absorbing their sustenance from, a miasmic slough of verbal pus spewed forth by a nattering, nattering, forever nattering horde of sideline-sitting SAT progenies, beard-tugging sophists, vitriolic fops, and cheese-brained shawties gussied up in meaningless degrees, chemical tans, pancake makeup, and whitened teeth looking like corpses attending their own funerals.

York: “During that time, some Democrats worked themselves into a seemingly permanent state of hysteria over Russia. There was breathless (and endless) discussion of each new revelation out of the Mueller probe. There were serious people who, with a straight face, called the president a Russian agent. There were serious people who accused him of treason. There were serious people who believed the allegations in the Steele dossier. Reason, proportion, and critical thinking virtually disappeared from the daily debate.”

York tells the story with no polemic. He doesn’t need it. All he has to do is illustrate the fact that there was no evidence supporting the great plot to bring down President Donald Trump.

This is the salient fact to which York returns time and again in this nuanced, complex, and remarkably complete account of the mania that overtook not only the political far left, but the Democratic Party, and quite a few bureaucratic operatives in their attempt to remove a U.S. president from office, and possibly see him to prison. Unfortunately, it is a mania that is far from spent.

paul emery

Time is running out and still no movement towards Trump. He has only a pathetic 119 electoral votes based on consensus polling compared to Bidens 255. That means Trump has to win 155 of the 165 tossups to win the election. the Dems are cruising and they know it. Tic Tock Tic Tock-Trump is stalled with not a twitch of life in his campaign.



A little early in the morning to be TRIGGERED Emery?
Keep clicking those ruby Birkenstocks together and making outlandish wishes.

Todd Juvinall

Trump is ahead in our internals and it will be a wipeout of Biden. Massive vote for Trump.

paul emery

What "internals" are you referring to Todd? Are you referring to unskewed polls? That's so 2012.

paul emery

I get it Todd. You've got a gut feeling Trump is going to sweep. Is that the same feeling you had when you predicted a Red Wave in the House in 2018?

Don Bessee

For the ignorant set internals are polls paid for by a campaign that usually have a better balance of likely voter demographics than the usual suspects.


Don Bessee

ITS CONTAGIOUS! Now what's her name has it -




re: DonB@11:37AM September 26, Year Zero

Honestly I'm kind of surprised that polls still exist as a viable predictive tool.

Without them, you'd certainly save some money and just imagine the blessed silence from our local Blue Mob.

Somebody at (fer instance) Google has no doubt taken all of the digital life they sweep up, including gmail and Android, and found some way to convert that into likely voting behavior. You probably won't hear much about it as it's worth more to Alphabet as a way to grow in power than it is as a salable product. The internet monopolies have definitely found ways to merge commercial and political clout in the same ways that international banking and some large scale manufacturers did in previous decades.

I do have to say that the fact the Blue Mob is in the pocket of the evil elite amuses me no end. They honestly think that they are rational actors in all of this.

Bill Tozer

“ A little early in the morning to be TRIGGERED Emery?“
Posted by: Walt | 26 September 2020 at 09:41 AM

Well, when you go to bed dwelling on Orange Man Bad and wake up thinking about Orange Man Bad, triggering has no early or late. The only one who slept fine was Trump, dreaming of all that free rent in our Popinjay’s melon. How Trump can sleep through all that noise in there is beyond me.

Obsession is not nay the name of a perfume.


paul emery


Can't match up with Trump saying he saved billions of lives with his policy on Covid.



"Well, when you go to bed dwelling on Orange Man Bad and wake up thinking about Orange Man Bad, triggering has no early or late. "

Been posted before, but should be posted again.


Todd Juvinall

I seem to have triggered a response from the resident socialist ANTIFA/BLM fan here. My predictions are much better than those people. Hell, I got Trump while Hillary got nothing!

Bill Tozer

Screaming Car Girl explained.




George Rebane

PaulE 1159am - Do you even read your own links?? Please show us where Trump claimed "he saved billions of lives". I do think that you have taken some serious droughts of the lamestream's fake news Kool-Aid, so much so that you shouldn't even believe your own lying eyes anymore.

But Biden's citing hundreds of millions of Covid deaths, now that's a quadruped of a totally different hue.

Don Bessee

Ooops he did it again, just wait till what's her name's case gets this bad! LOL -

Biden said he was a student at Delaware State University; school says otherwise

Biden had made the claim during an October 2019 town hall event ahead of the South Carolina primary



paul emery

I provided a link George. Here's another one:


and another one:

"It could have been billions of people if we had not done what we did" -- Trump absurdly claims that his move to restrict travel from China saved a billion or more lives


Don Bessee

Lets expand your education oh great pony tail of ignorance -


exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally:
"he vowed revenge with oaths and hyperboles"


Hyperbole - definition of hyperbole by The Free Dictionary
hyperbole 1. an obvious and intentional exaggeration. 2. an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as “She’s as big as a house.” Cf. litotes. — hyperbolic, adj.


Don Bessee

Tru dat -



Don Bessee

Just a crook -

Atlanta activist spent $200G in Black Lives Matter donations on house, personal expenses: FBI



George Rebane

PaulE 1229pm - Yes, but you didn't read your link, I did. But all that aside, aren't you concerned that all you Dems have against Trump is citing his open-mic bravura that admittedly goes off the rails at times. You guys can't come up with a better Covid response program - you parrot his. You have no idea how to manage an economy, Obama's eight years most recently demonstrated that, and Bumblebrain has only offered the disastrous Green New Deal as his alternative. Your foreign policy ranges between non-existent and totally dysfunctional as Obama demonstrated and Biden promises to continue. Trump will bring/continue demonstrated and substantive programs in all those areas. Have you read and responded to any of the Dems 2020 party platform? Nobody seems to want to talk about it either locally or nationally. What are you progressives really presenting to the electorate besides anti-Trump ad hominims?? Does that evoke any feeling of shame, or at least inadequacy?



Joementia.. His memory just ain't what it used to be.

"Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden alleged on the campaign trail last year that he had jumpstarted his academic career at Delaware State University.

However, according to a new report in The Washington Times, the historically Black college refutes Biden's claims."

Don Bessee

WOW! -

The @realDonaldTrump campaign is officially the largest grassroots movement in presidential history surpassing the @BarackObama campaign.

Trump Victory has 2,275,878 volunteers and counting thanks to the BOLDNESS of this President!




paul emery


We talked platform in times past and about the Republican platform that believes in life at conception which means even day after pills are taboo. You told me not to sweat it that it's only a platform and they are designed to temper the more shrill voices in the party. I remember the conversation well. Also, as I recall, you supported abortion within a reasonable time frame which is what I support as well. The "every sperm is sacred" view is what the most extreme Christian factions support and does in no way reflect the opinions of a majority of Americans.

Don Bessee

So he is not capable to support his own platform @ 307

Creepy grampa joe is following the same path and whats her name is not going to get out the black vote no matter how much she sucks up to BLM -

But instead of trying to win over the nearly 200,000 people who stayed home in Wisconsin in 2016 (or whose votes were suppressed), Biden has opted to center his Wisconsin campaign on about 700 people, some of whom may have never voted for a Democrat for president. Instead of focusing on the approximately 50,000 voters who stayed home in Democratic-leaning Michigan counties, Biden is touting the endorsement of Snyder, whose neglect threatened the wellbeing of thousands of Flint residents.

The Democratic party has embraced this message to a bizarre and troubling degree, often platforming Republicans who are barely popular with their own constituents. The Democratic national convention, for example, featured a cameo from former Ohio governor John Kasich. Yet Kasich averaged 18% support from Republican voters in the 2016 race, the lowest of the frontrunners, while Trump garnered 46.5%. There has been a clear shift in the Republican party from conservativism to an embrace of the far right, but Biden is banking on an unknown number of disaffected Republicans to help him into the White House, instead of hundreds of thousands of disaffected Democrats.

This centrist Democratic obsession with “winning back” white conservatives in rural towns and suburbs is more symbolic than strategic. It’s rooted in a longstanding, mistaken archetype that conflates the working class with white workers, a tradition that reaches as far back as the 1800s Reconstruction Era.

In his seminal text Black Reconstruction in America, the sociologist WEB Du Bois noted that the mostly white, Northern labor union movement comprehended “chiefly Northern skilled laborers,” but “almost none of them mentioned the Negro, or considered or welcomed him … said nothing of the greatest revolution in labor that had happened in America for a hundred years – the emancipation of slaves”.

Black workers, even those emerging from centuries of brutal unpaid labor, barely registered in the mainstream consciousness at all. Instead, we became the face of the undeserving underclass, asking for “free stuff from the government”, as if a federal government that has handed out trillions to corporations and financial institutions cannot afford basic services such as healthcare, affordable housing and higher education for all of its people.

It seems like we haven’t moved much past that narrative. Biden’s obsession with the white working class, for example, ignores that over half of Black men worked in Milwaukee’s manufacturing sector, more than double white workers, at the height of the city’s heavy industry. It ignores that deindustrialization hurt them more than anyone else. It ignores that Black and Asian households throughout the country were heaviest hit by the Great Recession. It ignores that a shift to lower-wage temporary warehouse work, and unemployment under Covid-19, disproportionately affects Black and Latinos. And it ignores that these material realities affect how they vote, too. But instead of swinging to Republicans, millions stay home.



George Rebane

PaulE 307pm - Don't know what your point is in focusing on abortion in the Republican platform. The only aspect of abortion considered there is halting the federal funding of it, not the legality of its practice. Republicans want to ultimately ban abortion through a 'Right to Life' amendment to the Constitution, which will have a snowball's chance in hell of passing. So your concentrating on abortion is just a smokescreen when we attempt to compare the SUBSTANTIVE parts of each party's platform. This response appears to be a desperate, yet consistently applied, Democrat tactic.

paul emery

It is in the platform George of the Republicans which reverts back to times passed.

Don Bessee

Still no coherent defense of the socialist dem platform much less any dialogue. @347

We know you will just ignore all the bad news like @ 320!


George Rebane

PaulE 347pm - You have successfully lost me, I now have no idea of what you are talking about.

Don Bessee

The prez is in Minnesota tonight , wonder why? -

National polls show decreasing support for Black Lives Matter since a sea change of good will in June. In Minneapolis, the most far-reaching policy efforts meant to address police violence have all but collapsed.

In interviews this month, about two dozen elected officials, protesters and community leaders described how the City Council members’ pledge to “end policing as we know it” — a mantra to meet the city’s pain — became a case study in how quickly political winds can shift, and what happens when idealistic efforts at structural change meet the legislative process and public opposition.

The pledge is now no closer to becoming policy, with fewer vocal champions than ever. It has been rejected by the city’s mayor, a plurality of residents in recent public opinion polls and an increasing number of community groups. Taking its place have been the types of incremental reforms that the city’s progressive politicians had denounced.

In the meantime, “defunding the police” has become a talking point for state and national Republicans looking to paint liberals as anti-law-enforcement. It has been a thorn in the side of Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee



paul emery

I offer no defense of any platform Don. Platforms are just wistful dreaming to appease the shrill in their party. Do you believe life begins at conception and abortion is wrong at any time after that Don?

This includes day after pills.

This is from the 2012 Republican Platform which the current party has adopted. The text of the 2012 party platform specifically stated that "the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed."

Don Bessee

No its the 2016 platform oh great pony tail of ignorance , kvmr must be so proud #sad -

RNC officially re-adopts 2016 GOP platform, resolves to keep 'enthusiastically' supporting Trump's agenda




Joe keeps getting better and better... And Emery wants to elect him?
"During a speech to the U.S Conference of Mayors on Saturday, Joe Biden claimed he was elected to the Senate “180 years ago.”"


Bill Tozer

BTW, Anybody know when Joey Fingers from Scranton is getting out of Witness Protection?

Don Bessee

Perhaps when he was on the conference call he suddenly realized he has been reincarnated, NAW!@5pm


Don Bessee

Not gonna happen creepy grampa joe and what's her name -

Is Ohio, long a US bellwether, slipping out of play for Democrats?

Like Betras, Cohen sees signs of a tilt rightward, including the GOP's strong performance in the 2018 midterms in Ohio, where Republicans won nearly all statewide offices despite a nationwide election that trended strongly Democratic.

"That tidal wave stopped at the Ohio border," Cohen said.

Cohen predicts Ohio is likely to go for Trump even though Biden narrowly leads in state polls and is favored to win the presidency.



Don Bessee

I thought this was a figment of our imagination -

East Texas county commissioner accused of vote-harvesting



Bill Tozer

Good evening Pennsylvania. Are you ready to party? I can’t hear you. I said are you ready to get down on your bad selves and party hardy??! Then, let’s rock this state!
‘Trump Was Ready To Party In Pennsylvania’
On the heels of his Supreme Court nomination, Donald Trump was ready to rock a rally.

“If there is anything President Donald Trump enjoys more than a rally, it’s a political victory. Tonight in Middletown, Pennsylvania, just outside Harrisburg, he had both. Fresh off his announcement that Amy Coney Barrett will be his historic third Supreme Court nominee, Trump headed to the Keystone State to celebrate with several thousand of his most dedicated supporters.

It is hard to underestimate what a shot in the arm the Supreme Court nomination and the impending confirmation fight has been for the president and his supporters. It is as convincing a conservative victory as the GOP has seen in some time, and it could not have come at a better time. Under gray clouds of impending rain, the crowd braved the skies and the president’s questionable musical tastes — Backstreet Boys? Really? — to see their champion.

Security was tighter than usual — they confiscated my lighter — but I’m not new and obviously had a back-up in my bag. My theory is that the new rule is the result of an incident at the last rally I covered in Nevada a few weeks ago in which a lighter was chucked at the press. The only thing hurled at the press on Saturday night was insults, with “CNN sucks” being a crowd favorite”

Look in the sky. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Trump on Air Force One. Come on Punchy, let that
Ponytail down and join us in a song. It’s Saturday night.


George Rebane

It's now clear that PaulE cannot parse statements of values from public policies in a political party's platform.


You won't hear nothing from Emery on the ballot fraud either.


Not my words, but spot on.
"There is no literature or poetry in this Whitehouse.
No music. No Kennedy Center award celebrations.
There are no pets in this White House. No loyal man’s best friend. No Socks the family cat.
No kids’ science fairs. No times when this president takes off his blue suit-red tie uniform and becomes human, except when he puts on his white shirt-khaki pants uniform and hides from Americans to play golf.
There are no images of the first family enjoying themselves together in a moment of relaxation.
No Obamas on the beach in Hawaii moments, or Bushes fishing in Kennebunkport, no Reagans on horseback, no Kennedys playing touch football on the Cape.
I was thinking the other day of the summer when George H couldn’t catch a fish and all the grandkids made signs and counted the fish-less days.
And somehow, even if you didn’t even like GHB, you got caught up in the joy of a family that loved each other and had fun. Where did that country go?
Where did all of the fun and joy and expressions of love and happiness go?
We used to have a president that calmed and soothed the nation instead dividing it.
And a First Lady that planted a garden instead of ripping one out.
We are rudderless and joyless.
We have lost the cultural aspects of society that make America great. We have lost our mojo, our fun, our happiness. The cheering on of others. Gone.
The shared experiences of humanity that makes it all worth it. Gone.
The challenges AND the triumphs that we shared and celebrated.
The unique can-do spirit Americans have always been known for. Gone. We have lost so much in so short a time."
— Elayne Griffin Baker

George Rebane

D 1015pm -insightful, but hard to do and be all that when under constant assault.

Don Bessee

@1015 seems to only speak to the socialist dems as if 0 didnt spend so much time dividing and hating on the gun toting bible loving scum.

You guys have lost your mojo to the the antifa BLM marxists and the guilt burdened liberal pc thought police.

There is no joy or hope in anything out of lala land, only self hating virtue signaling sucking up to the twitter meme of the moment.

How often is the narrative false? Hands up dont shoot? Never happened.

Just demanding others virtue signal and bow to your false narrative of the moment.

So you are evaluating administrations on how many lame photo ops instead of actual accomplishments?

Got it that you all are so shallow. Good luck with that.

Did you hear that we have a 3rd justice on the scotus?



Everyone might remember the Egyptologist who gave advice on how to knock down history.


I see that she has given more wisdom to us.

"RBG planked for a minute for multiple sets at AGE 86 and did tons of pushups. She was stronger in her mid 80’s than any M*GA f*ckstick bootlicker could ever dream of. Take that energy with you tonight and always into the voting booth, the polls, and online to donate."


While I rather like 'MAGA fuckstick bootlicker' as an epithet, I'm pointing out this little story to show what lies beneath once a bit of the surface is scratched off. Of course, 'MAGA fuckstick bootlicker' is simply code for 'practically anyone in the US before about the year 2000 or so'.

and so it goes.

Scott O

Duh 10:15 - Thanks for the words of despair from Elayne Griffin Baker.
What a sad life it must be to be led around by the nose with the phoney photo ops, social media stunts, publicity theatrics and such.
Remember the famous photo shoot of Jack and Bobby Kennedy playing football with the kids?
It was all baloney.
Another indication of the great divide.
Leftys are so devoid of any idea of how to live a happy, productive life on their own - they need some kind of fabricated show biz, sports or political figure to make their empty lives feel fulfilled.
My family's life is just fine no matter who wins in November.
Sorry about you pathetic left-wing children. Maybe if Biden wins, he can send out a govt agent to wipe your nose and give you a lollypop to make you all happy again!

Scott O

Paul 4:23 - Here we go again! "Do you believe life begins at conception..."
C'mon, Don - answer the question!
Yes or no, Don, yes or no!
How about Paul giving us his view on that?
Nah - but he's got another poll result.


Well "D", The Trump W.H. has more important things to do, like "gitter done" Trump's all business.. What a concept.
Seems you have had a big letdown not getting to oggle Millenia
in a swimsuit by a pool or private beach.


"Paul 4:23 - Here we go again! "Do you believe life begins at conception...""

lol. I think that everyone should enjoy junior high polemics just for the art of the thing.


I was thinking this fine morning about the brilliance of these kinds of moves...

"U Buffalo Graduate School of Education cancels class for anti-racism teach-in"

and what a fine weapon it makes. If your job depends on large organizations, schools/government/corporations, it's all finely tuned to remove employment from Trump voters, even after Trump disappears into that good night. Don't go to training, fired. Argue about training, fired. Don't show sufficient interest in training, not hired. Skin not right Pantone(tm) color, not hired. Basically a freezing out of economic activity.

Still gotta pay taxes to support it all though. Under a Harris administration, just imagine the fun when the CRT officials show up at your plumbing company to administer proper indoctrination.

Nope, nothing to see here. It's all a Red Scare.


Sending the scum of the earth to a well deserved dirt nap VS snuffing an innocent life is pretty self explanatory( unless your a LIB)

Kinda like this BLM shit. The killing of Blacks, BY Blacks by the hand full on a nightly basis,, well, no BFD.(It's a black thing.. You won't understand)


Woke yet Emery? Good money says it wasn't your dreaded "Proud Boys" at work.


Place your bets... How many questions in will he start taking the 5TH?
"Former FBI Director James Comey said Friday that he has not read explosive new reports showing that the primary source for dossier author Christopher Steele was the target of an FBI counterintelligence investigation.

Comey said during an interview on CNN that he plans to read the documents and will answer questions about it when he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 30."

George Rebane

Re abortion: I continue to maintain that you cannot have a reasonable discussion about the subject without first resolving the 'two body problem'.

Don Bessee

The turks are throwing gasoline on local hotspots from Libya to Syria and now this -



Bill Tozer

Pro-BLM Activist Allegedly Rams Car Into Trump Supporters, Charged With Attempted Murder

“The founder of a pro-Black Lives Matter group called Caravan4Justice was charged on Saturday by law enforcement officials in Southern California for allegedly ramming a car into a crowd of Trump supporters......

The driver, Tatiana Turner, 40, of Long Beach, was arrested,” the department added. “She will be booked into the Orange County Jail for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, and the investigation is ongoing.”



Punch-E just punches. You can't reason with it.

There are so many instances of Biden and Schumer stating, when their party was in control of the Senate, that the GOP president of the time should not expect to get a SCOTUS nominee confirmed.

Turnabout was and is fair play.

That's been the way of the SCOTUS since the early days. John Tyler was blocked for years while the Whig Senate waited for him to leave office... Tyler had been a Whig but he was effectively tossed out of the party.

Don Bessee

October surprise -

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe will testify on Oct. 6, adding that "something else ... more damning" is coming amid fallout over the controversial Steele dossier.

Graham also wants to hear testimony from FBI agent William Barnett, he told "Sunday Morning Futures." Barnett served on Robert Mueller’s team and said he believed the special counsel’s prosecution of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was part of an attitude to “get Trump."


"When you look at what Mr. Barnett says and the way they defrauded the FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] court, you get a clear picture that these people are on a mission to go after Trump," Graham said on Sunday. "Can you imagine if the shoe were on the other foot, that if the Republicans had done this? There's a day of reckoning coming. Just stay tuned, and there's more coming. There's something else coming, more damning than this, believe it or not."



Bill Tozer

Moi @ 12:23 pm

It’s odd how we keep hearing about LE shooting unarmed blacks. The figure of nine unarmed black men killed by police in 2019 included one “unarmed black man” who had a cop up thrown against a concrete wall with his vehicle and after a brief pause, drove forward to crush the LE. That’s when the cop’s partner drew his weapon, killing the driver, and saving the cop’s battered body’s life. Poor unarmed black man shot by police. Burn it down, release all the criminals, release them on no bail required, and march down Broad Street to voice support for the pimps and thugs who ran CHAZ like a drug gangs and war lords. It’s called Chop City now to honor Ben Emery’s love of the guillotine.

The Pro BLM activist @ 12:23 pm may have or may have not been unarmed, but that Kemo Bitch from Hell in Southern California is facing attempted murder. WTF? Are they saying that she was armed with a deadly weapon (vehicle) after all the lib news calls the deceased in 2019 “unarmed”.
My, my. Lookie at this. Thugs and pimps and Biden voters, oh my. March in solidarity with the Biden voters in formerly magnificent cities now turned into Democrat shitholes. Who runs the streets?

Seattle Hires Convicted Pimp as ‘Street Czar’ to Consult on Police ‘Reform’


Bill Tozer

Terrible. Absolutely terrible. It’s blasphemy, I tell ya, bloody blasphemy. Those darn deplorables. There oughta be a law against that kind of hateful behavior hurled at our scared 4th Estate.

‘CNN Is Fake News!’; Crowd Crashes CNN Liveshot Outside Supreme Court


Don Bessee

Well of course they did, any wonder we are churning out dumb revolutionaries en mass? -

San Francisco State University President Lynn Mahoney has defended students that invited airplane hijacker Leila Khaled to speak on campus. Mahoney said that students were “deeply” wounded by Zoom’s decision to shut down a livestream of the event. In a statement, Zoom said that it was forced to shut down the event after learning of Khaled’s affiliation with a terrorist organization.

Breitbart News reported this week that YouTube and Zoom shut down a livestream featuring Leila Khaled, an activist and former terrorist who participated in two airplane hijackings around 1970. Now, San Francisco State University President Lynn Mahoney claims that students were “deeply wounded” by Zoom and YouTube’s refusal to support the event.



Bill Tozer

I have been attacked!


“So as we know, the left is having a collective freakout over the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and they seem to be in competition to see who can disgrace themselves the most, with the Barrett-Is-a-Racist-Because-She-Adopted-Black-Kids caucus off to a strong early lead.

And the left is extra mad at Harvard’s Noah Feldman, otherwise a liberal, for publicly praising Barrett. For this sin, Stanford Law Professor Michele Dauber called Feldman a “worthless shitty white man” on Twitter. Then the fun really began...”


paul emery

Trump busted-Trump Taxes revealed at last

"The New York Times has President Donald Trump’s taxes and they’re exactly what biographers and experts have been claiming for years.

Documents show Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, despite being a self-described billionaire

He also only turned over $750 to the IRS after his first year in the White House.

To make matters worse, Trump hasn’t paid any income tax in 10 of the past 15 years because he claims that he’s losing far more money than he actually makes."


Don Bessee

Clearly as a gig guy the concept of carry forward losses is beyond his understanding @ 449. Party parrot because they did not release any documents just wrote an article.

I noticed that the pony tail of ignorance ignored the part of the story that shows no russian financial connections. LOL


Don Bessee

Helps more than hurts? But it does burst the TDS bubbles -

Russia. The Times found no evidence of any links to Russia that were previously unreported. The tax returns, it says, do not “reveal any previously unreported connections to Russia.” All they show is that the 201 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow was “was the most profitable Miss Universe during Mr. Trump’s time as co-owner, and that it generated a personal payday of $2.3 million.” That’s all there is to the vast Russian business interests Democrats hinted (and hoped) the returns would show.

Michael Cohen. Prosecutors in New York have subpoenaed the tax returns for a criminal investigation — most likely, having to do with payments via Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen (now a convicted felon), to alleged lovers (including Stormy Daniels). The Times noted: “The materials obtained by The Times did not include any itemized payments to Mr. Cohen.” It added: “The amount, however, could have been improperly included in legal fees written off as a business expense.” That’s it.

The Audit. Democrats and journalists have mocked Trump’s long-standing claim that he could not release his tax returns because he faced an Internal Revenue Service audit. The Times confirmed the audit: “Also hanging over him is a decade-long audit battle with the Internal Revenue Service over the legitimacy of a $72.9 million tax refund that he claimed, and received, after declaring huge losses. An adverse ruling could cost him more than $100 million.” It is real, just as Trump has claimed.



Don Bessee

Life in comrade deblaseios shit hole -



Don Bessee

The congressional jihadi caucus is busy harvesting ballots -

Project Veritas has released the results of an investigation into alleged ballot harvesting by supporters of Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minnesota, a key swing state in the 2020 presidential election.

Video footage captured by Project Veritas shows an operative, Liban Mohamed, bragging about collecting hundreds of ballots.

“Numbers do not lie. Numbers do not lie. … You can see my car is full. All these here are absentee ballots. Can’t you see? Look at all these; my car is full,” Mohamed can be heard saying in the video.

The video also includes testimony from a whistleblower, Omar Jamal, who called Rep. Omar’s alleged ballot harvesting an “open secret” and also discussed an alleged cash-for-votes scheme organized by staffers of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

She [Ilhan Omar] will do anything that she can do to get elected and she [Omar] has hundreds of people on the streets doing that,” said Jamal.

James O’Keefe, the founder and CEO of Project Veritas, said, “Ballot harvesting is real and it has become a big business. Our investigation into this ballot harvesting ring demonstrates clearly how these unscrupulous operators exploit the elderly and immigrant communities — and have turned the sacred ballot box into a commodities trading desk.”




Poor Emery.. Still can't understand NO CRIME has been committed.
You have no clue has big business works.

Now find someone to actually tell you what that all means.
Like that guy who found a way to run a non profit.(and pay no taxes.)

Don Bessee

More -

The president cited the following stories, questioning the integrity and stability of the mail-in voting process:

In Brooklyn, 25 percent of mail-in ballots were ruled invalid during the June Democrat primary.
In a New Jersey special election, nearly 20 percent of the ballots were thrown out, and four people are being prosecuted for fraud.
In a Florida primary, more than 35,000 mail-in ballots were rejected, and over 100,000 ballots were rejected in California.
In Pennsylvania’s primary, half of the counties were still counting ballots a week after the election.
The story of discarded military ballots discovered in Pennsylvania, many of them were cast for Trump.
Reports in Wisconsin of three trays of mail containing absentee ballots were found in a ditch.
In North Carolina, voters reported receiving two ballots in the mail.
The president also revisited the disastrous results of the 2020 Democrat Iowa caucuses.

“They still don’t really know who the winner is,” Trump said, referring to Iowa. “I think they called somebody eventually but it was many, many, weeks later.”

The president questioned whether Democrats should be meddling with how elections were being held in other states.

“They can’t run a simple caucus, yet now they’re trying to dramatically write election laws nationwide just weeks before an election,” Trump said.



Scott O

Paul 4:49 - "Trump busted..."
What laws were broken, Paul?
And how does the NYTs get a hold of Trump's tax returns?
Could have sworn they were confidential.

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