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08 September 2020

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Don Bessee

Off to a rocky start -

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nfl-fans-boo-chiefs-texans-players-moment-of-unity

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Bill Tozer

ONLY IN CALIFORNIA
“Today’s California Crazy comes from the Los Angeles Times. Question: Is electricity for these housing units extra?

Housing costs for the homeless rose to $531,000 a unit, L.A. controller’s report says

The average cost of building a single unit of housing for the homeless in Los Angeles has risen to $531,000, according to an audit from the city controller, who recommends that L.A. rehab motels and open dormitory-style buildings to save money and get people off the streets quickly.....“

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/09/only-in-california.php

I always felt that the best place to house the homeless in LA is to put them in dorms on the USC campus. Seeing that education is a wasteland at the University of Spoiled Children, the property and buildings would be better used for our less fortunate. Perhaps Eminent Domain is in order, something I am generally opposed to, in this case.

The taxpayers of LaLa LA would be charged the full tuition rate USC normally reams each student for and save 90% a year for a homeless bed. It’s the prudent thing to do and a win-win situation for the homeless, the taxpayers, the parents of students, and of course, our higher education system that needs desperately to be put out of its misery.

Don Bessee

Jeeezz Columbia is turning into portland -

https://www.breitbart.com/latin-america/2020/09/10/colombia-seven-dead-hundreds-injured-as-rioters-burn-dozens-of-police-stations/

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Bill Tozer

A little personality goes a long way and so does a lot of outrage.

‘San Francisco Closes Gyms In Government Buildings After Private Gym Owners Voice Outrage’

“What the city has unwittingly done is created this great case study that says that working out indoors is actually safe,” Karraker told NBC News, before the policy change. “So at this point, we’re just demanding that they allow us to have the same workout privileges for the citizens of San Francisco that the employees of San Francisco have.”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/san-francisco-closes-gyms-in-government-buildings-after-private-gym-owners-voice-outrage

paul emery

George writes:

"Given Trump’s recent traction in the polls, the Democrats have now started to prepare us for Bumblebrain’s possible loss in the ballot count........"

What polls are you reading that give you that opinion? Most consensus polls show little change in the last two months and move between a 2 or 3 point margin. The most important polls are the electoral vote count that shows the hill the Repubs have to climb.

This electoral map based on polls shows Biden winning as of now 289-119 which means for Trump has to win all the tossup states (130 votes) and flip 20 now in the Biden count. that's the sum of it.

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

This poll based on consensus shows Biden ahead 278-169 which means Trump has to win all the tossups (91) and flip around 10 that are currently in the Biden camp

https://www.270towin.com/maps/consensus-2020-electoral-map-forecast

And this one is the RCP averages of delegate votes that shows Biden up 212 to Trump 115 which means Trump has to win 156 of the 211 tossups to get to 270.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/2020_elections_electoral_college_map.html

So looking at these current numbers what do you see that justifies your optimism about "Trump’s recent traction in the polls"?


Bill Tozer

More important than the Israeli-UAE? Perhaps. Guess we won’t know since nobody is talking about the West Balkins....save for Gregory on occasion. (I thought Bubba Clinton said our troops would be home for Christmas, but that’s a story for another day.)

“The Trump administration’s efforts on behalf of Serbia and Kosovo provide further evidence, though none is required, that the Democrat/MSM drumbeat about alleged Trump complicity with Putin is nonsense. Trump has opposed Russian interests in Ukraine and in the Nord Stream pipelines, for example.

It’s not that Trump is tougher on Russia than President Obama was. It’s that Trump is tough on Russia and Obama wasn’t.

Which bring us back to the MSM’s lack of interest in covering the Serbia-Kosova deal. Richard Grenell, who took a lead role in brokering the agreement is probably right when he says that some in the White House press corps couldn’t find these two nations on a map. But if there were an anti-Trump angle to the story, they would write it up anyway without bothering to consult a map.

I think the main reason for the lack of coverage is that the story runs counter to the MSM’s narrative that Trump is a tool of Putin. The MSM staked nearly everything on this lie. It must be protected, the facts be damned.”

Don Bessee

Sounds like someone trying to convince themselves @801 LOL! One trick pony.

Its a good example of why he owns the pony tail of ignorance title, clearly never reads any of the plethora of detailed information cited here. Especially the swing states where it matters.

KVMR must be so proud. #sad

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Don Bessee

Continuing the pattern of more bad news for the TDS set -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/10/republicans-surging-in-heated-battle-for-control-of-the-senate/

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Scott O

Paul 4:39 - "So Don you approve of the killing and dismemberment of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashogi,..."
Sounds like a very slow morning in a very backwater abortion clinic.
Most of them would have 'dismembered' several little humans by noon.
The Dems have promised to get rid of the Hyde Amendment.
Paul can hardly wait. Oh goody - more bloody dead babies on the public dime.
Of course the little darlins' aren't WaPo hacks.
So - their lives don't count - black, white or otherwise.
And Paul claims he's against violence.
Maybe Paul would have rather seen Jamal dismembered and then killed?
Just what do the baby killers like to see?
Hard to know.

paul emery

The numbers are the story Don. Very clearly Trump has to win ALL the tossup states by most estimations.

You are relying on vanity polls Don. But go for it if it makes you feel good.

Scott O

So Paul - I'll assume you wanted Jamal dissmemebered before he was killed.
Got it.

Don Bessee

Keep telling yourself that because you just confirm that you are ignorant of the trend lines and patterns in all the polls, especially swing states.

Its ok no expects you to change your shtick after your last election prognostication disaster.

Lets save you the time roll the she won the popular vote and measure w tapes. ROFLOL!

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Bill Tozer

Man o‘man. Is Punchy trying to redeem his shattered credibility of what? After his unequivocal face plant in the 2016 election, the Russian Hoax, Don Jr. “slimeball” Trump in the Tower selling our country down the tubes, and scores upon scores of ‘things look bad for Trump and the Repubs’ reports to try to list. It will take a heck of a lot more than one election to even begin to start to compensate for all the hundreds of hours of connecting the wrong mythical dots and, of course, to embedded pattern of jumping to conclusions. Miles to go before he balances the books, miles to go.

Like Biden, it is sad to watch his cognitive decline. Somewhere along the line the slope of the decline as turned into a free fall off the cliff. Going vertical. I find no pleasure in watching folks losing their minds. I am not aware of any health food that can put Humpty Dumpty together again. Alas, not fun to talk about, not to mention witness.


Don Bessee

BT@ 926 I told him he should have gotten the TDS salve when it might have helped.

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Don Bessee

Did you hear the invitations are in chinese? -

Haim Saban to Hold $500,000-per-Person Fundraiser for Joe Biden

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/haim-saban-hold-500-000-220320504.html

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Don Bessee

A good night snack - 0ld lies die hard -

In May 2018, former national security adviser John Bolton restructured Trump's National Security Council and disbanded the global health unit. Its former head, Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer, resigned from the administration and was not replaced.

Tim Morrison, a former senior director for counterproliferation and biodefense on the NSC, wrote in an op-ed for The Washington Post that he "inherited a strong and skilled staff in the counterproliferation and biodefense directorate" when he joined in July 2018.

"This team of national experts together drafted the National Biodefense Strategy of 2018 and an accompanying national security presidential memorandum to implement it; an executive order to modernize influenza vaccines; and coordinated the United States’ response to the Ebola epidemic in Congo, which was ultimately defeated in 2020," he wrote.

He also said that the reorganization of the NSC was necessary after the "bloat that occurred" under Obama, when the staff quadrupled to nearly 400 – a figure that even members of the Obama administration agreed was too large

The old lie recycled -

"In 2018 Trump fired the ENTIRE pandemic response team," one recent social media post reads. "Keep re-posting this until the election."

The user behind the post did not respond to a request for comment from USA TODAY.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/fact-check-white-house-didnt-233849197.html

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Bill Tozer

Oh Don, when you talk like that it reminds me how much I miss Brother Walt.

“BT@ 926 I told him he should have gotten the TDS salve when it might have helped.”

I can visualized Walt lying there in his hospital bed and after weeks, as a few fleeting moments of strength to comes to him, he drops by to say niceties to Paul. Oh courageous is that? Way courageous. Heroic. Uncommon Valor.
Hang in there Walt. Soon, though it might seem like forever, you will be recovering in your own bed and far from those bedbugs at the VA. Don’t let the bedbugs bite. :)

Don Bessee

Indeed @949!! Here is a little tid bit for brother Walt, I can say my hottie and me have enjoyed his magic with a grill and ribs!!!

Be well brother Walt!

Graham hints at release of more bombshell information related to Russia probe: 'Stay tuned'
'We'll talk in about 10 or 12 days and we'll see if there is something else you can get mad about,' Graham tells 'Hannity'

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/graham-crossfire-hurricane-russia-trump-investigation-comey

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Bill Tozer

Quotes:

"I used to follow the news so I could laugh at the corruption of politicians. Now I follow the news so I can laugh at the corruption of the news."--some old Jewish white guy who used to march in the streets with the best of them demanding social justice back in the day.

"Reserves? Baggage handler."-- Brother Walt.

Scott O

Anyone ever notice how much better the electronics work when there is an R in office?
The number of oopsies with the Dems and cell phones, lap tops, hard drives and servers is off the charts.
They just have one tragic fishing accident after another.
Another reason to vote for the Rs. They can remember their passwords.

scenes

In the Era of Antifa Arson, it's fitting the James Howard Kunstler is on fire this morning.

"The Democratic Party with its deep state auxiliaries begins to look like a monstrous hybrid of Matt Taibbi’s fabled Vampire Squid and the skulking Kraken of the maelstrom, devouring the innards of our republic in its deep, dark depths one institution at a time while a storm rages on the surface and citizens eyelids flutter in horror, frozen like sleepers in the paralysis of a nightmare, at the rising havoc and ruin. Or, to put it plainly: what the fuck is going on in America?

Ongoing sedition is the answer, with fetid slime trails across the political landscape everywhere you look. We’re informed hours ago, for instance, that the top lawyers in Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel operation wiped all the records from their cell phones before the DOJ Inspector General could collect evidence of their communications from the SC team’s three-year exercise in overthrowing a president. How is that not an obstruction of justice, and who will answer for it?

....

And now, like a fever building to climax, comes the news right out-front that the Democratic Party intends to foment insurrection if the election goes against them. They’re supporting the coming siege of Lafayette Square set to kick off fifty days of “protest” across from the White House beginning Sept 17 as a warm-up for anarchy in the streets across the nation following the Nov 3 vote. Behind us is the summer of riots, arson, and looting, and who paid to support all that? Who paid for flying Antifa and BLM personnel from city to city, feeding and housing them, paying for their “commercial-grade” fireworks, pallets of bricks, gas masks, lasers, bullhorns, black riot outfits? Why is it hard to find out who bought the plane tickets, booked the hotels? Months have gone by since all that started. Is someone in the DOJ following the money? And following their communications (especially considering the crimes against property they’ve committed)?"

https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/when-there-are-no-consequences-for-anything/

scenes

From an earlier Kunstler Column, but still pertinent.

"The Left has become a kind of pagan religion of sacred victims and victimhood, collecting sacred injuries and martyrs. Its dark secret, though, is that these sacred things are only straw-dogs and wicker-men. The real animating motive for the Left these days is simply the pleasure of coercion, of exercising the power to punish their adversaries and watch them suffer."

Bill Tozer

Nice country ya got there. Be a shame if something happened to it.

‘Democrats: Elect Us, or Else’
"War-gamers" are already preparing to resist the outcome of a Trump electoral victory.

https://patriotpost.us/articles/73370-democrats-elect-us-or-else-2020-09-11?

Bill Tozer

Scenes.
The thrill of victory and the agony of the feet.

Humor Video: The Riot Games: The Odds Are Never in Your Favor
"He got dumpstered by his own team in the back of the field!"

https://patriotpost.us/articles/73356-humor-video-the-riot-games-the-odds-are-never-in-your-favor-2020-09-11?

paul emery

Bill 9:26

Sorry the numbers are so hard for you Bill. the fact is that Trump has to win virtually all the battleground states to win the election and as of now he's not ahead in any of them according to RCP. Here's the grim reality.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/elections/trump-vs-biden-top-battleground-states/

Bill Tozer

Supporting again Scenes 7:10 am, As crazy and Leftinista (same thing) as it sounds, it’s not that far fetched. Mass insurrection is already playing out on a daily basis.

‘The Left Is Setting The Stage For A Coup If Trump Wins’
Under the guise of planning for right-wing violence if Trump loses, Democrats are gaming out how to steal the election if Trump wins.

“This isn’t normal campaign rhetoric, and it belies a feverish mindset on the left going into November that any outcome except a Biden win—by any means necessary—won’t be legitimate. That’s why Hillary Clinton has publicly urged Biden not to concede “under any circumstances.”

Indeed, paranoia and an assumption that any action by the Trump administration to ensure the integrity of the election is tantamount to stealing it pervades our elite class. The Transition Integrity Project’s war games played out various scenarios, utterly divorced from reality, in which team Trump “succeeded in invoking the Insurrection Act and sending active-duty military troops into US cities to ‘restore order,’ ‘protect’ voting places, or confiscate ‘fraudulent’ ballots.” In another scenario, Attorney General Bill Barr ordered “the seizure of mail-in ballots to ensure that vote counting would stop.”

All this tells us much more about the mindset of the people running the simulations than it does about what Barr or Trump are likely to do in November. The left simply cannot imagine an election in which Trump doesn’t win by cheating, hence they’ve decided they will accept only one outcome. Rahna Epting, executive director of MoveOn and a participant in the Fight Back Table discussions, told The Daily Beast, “It is very obvious that Trump is laying the groundwork for claiming victory no matter what.”

This is doublespeak. What should be obvious by now is that a broad coalition of left-wing groups is laying the groundwork to reject the results of the November election if Trump wins and claim victory, no matter what. The same left-wing groups that have been fomenting riots and street violence for months will again mobilize, only this time they won’t be calling for the abolishment of the police but the effective abolishment of popular government—an end to our constitutional system, and with it, an end to the republic.”

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/11/the-left-is-setting-the-stage-for-a-coup-if-trump-wins/

D

Why would the President 86 a reporter for simply stating facts about mask wearing at a rally?

"A reporter for The New York Times was kicked out of a rally for President Donald Trump in Freeland, Michigan, on Thursday after noting on social media that many of the president’s supporters were not wearing masks or keeping their distance despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kathy Gray, a correspondent for the Times, was on site for the airport rally attended by about 5,000 people. Just before Trump’s arrival, the reporter noted it seemed as if only about 10% of those gathered were wearing masks, saying people were “crammed in” as Air Force One landed. About 30 minutes later and just a few minutes into the president’s speech, Gray said she had been kicked out."
“First for me: Trump campaign tracked me down from pics I tweeted and escorted me out,” she wrote on Twitter."

https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/new-york-times-reporter-trump-rally-michigan-032935313.html

Don Bessee

You know its bad for sports when they are rated below lawyers! -

https://news.gallup.com/poll/319256/farming-rises-sports-tumbles-industry-ratings.aspx

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Don Bessee

TWICE! -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/11/donald-trump-nominated-for-second-nobel-prize-for-work-in-serbia-and-kosovo/

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scenes

Worth paging through.

https://twitter.com/esmemurphy?lang=en

Looks like courthouse doings are cranking up a bit in Jolly Olde Minneapolis.

Bill Tozer

Dan has an interesting take on thr upcoming coup: the success of capitalism breeds softies.

Bill Tozer

Opps. Link.

https://www.facebook.com/101043269988443/posts/3524337814325621/

Bill Tozer

Lol. They are selling out for 600 bucks. Like the song, "I want money, thats what I want."

I want it and I want it now. Peace for cash. Sounds like extortion.

'BLM Activists Show Up Screaming At McConnell’s Home After Democrats Block Coronavirus Funds'

"If we don’t get $600! [Crowd: No peace!] I said if we don’t get $600! [No peace!],” one of the activists with a bullhorn screamed. ” I said if we don’t get $600! [No peace!] I said if we don’t get $600! [No peace!]”

“No $600! [Crowd: No peace!] No $600! [No peace!] No $600! [No peace!] No $600! [No peace!],” the activist continued to scream. “No healthcare! [No peace!] No healthcare! [No peace!] No healthcare! [No peace!] No healthcare! [No peace!]”

https://www.dailywire.com/news/blm-activists-show-up-screaming-at-mcconnells-home-after-democrats-block-coronavirus-funds

Hmmm. I thought medicaide gave them health care, lol.

Bill Tozer

Darn. Just once I had hoped Levin would be wrong. But, nooo.

https://www.facebook.com/16307558831/posts/10158899950738832/

Don Bessee

We still remember -

An Anheuser-Busch spokesperson told Snopes in 2007 that while the commercial aired just once — and remained up for a year on the company’s website in tribute — they received a “positive response” to it for a long time after. “Anheuser-Busch is proud to be an American beer company and we wanted to express ourselves in respectfully honoring those affected by the events of September 11th. We are pleased that the Budweiser Clydesdales were able to deliver our sentiments in a way that has resonated with many Americans.”

On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, in 2011, the company released an updated version of the commercial. At the end of that version, there was a black screen with the words, “We’ll never forget.”

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/revisiting-moving-budweiser-september-11-commercial-aired-just-once-190221178.html

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Don Bessee

So do you think this hurts or helps the prez win there? -

Minnesota police group pulls Democratic endorsements after candidate beats effigy of police union president

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association board voted this week to instead back Republican challengers

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/minnesota-police-group-pulls-democratic-endorsements-candidate-beats-effigy-police-union-president

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Don Bessee

Remembering them too -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/remembering-2012-benghazi-attack

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Bill Tozer

Heart warming story

https://www.facebook.com/369309166748535/posts/1260685880944188/

Bill Tozer

The Squad won't like this one bit,
being the party of anti-Semitism and all that jazz.
Is there nothing one man and a Twitter Machine cannot do? How many Nobel Peace prizes can one collect for actually doing something?

President Trump announces another Middle East peace deal — this time between Israel and Bahrain
'Historic breakthrough to further peace'

"The president made the first major breakthrough like this in 26 years. In less than a month, he's made yet another one."

https://www.theblaze.com/news/trump-peace-deal-israel-bahrain

Don Bessee

They are going crazy from a seismic shift against those mutha mullahs when if it was anyone else they would be popping corks well at least the ones who are not anti semitic -

The president's name was submitted for the 2021 prize by Norwegian lawmaker Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who cited Trump's role in brokering a peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Trump has since earned a second nomination from Swedish lawmaker Magnus Jacobsson for overseeing an economic deal between Kosovo and Serbia.

The nominations, however, apparently didn't sit well with the liberal magazine, which declared Friday that "peace had its chance, and blew it."

https://www.foxnews.com/media/the-atlantic-end-nobel-peace-prize-trump

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Don Bessee

More bad news for the TDS set -

Joe Biden has a Florida problem. Why he’s losing the key swing state

https://www.yahoo.com/news/joe-biden-florida-problem-why-113457721.html

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Don Bessee

Now the question is will the prez get the hat trick of nominations for the peace prize? -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/11/trump-celebrates-israel-bahrain-agreement-at-the-white-house/

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Don Bessee

Now that's a way to secure sovereignty -

https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2020/09/11/us-commander-north-korea-issued-order-to-kill-china-smugglers-block-coronavirus/

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paul emery

Trump glurts about California fires

"“I see again the forest fires are starting," he said at a rally in swing-state Pennsylvania. "They’re starting again in California. I said, you gotta clean your floors, you gotta clean your forests — there are many, many years of leaves and broken trees and they’re like, like, so flammable, you touch them and it goes up."

Trouble is nearly 60% of the acreage burnt is on federal land. Another Trump lie. Mostly it's not a State problem.

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/IF10244.pdf

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/IF10244.pdf

Don Bessee

The pony tail of ignorance has either forgotten about all the eco lawsuits and regulations that created the situation or is just being a party parrot. When the administration trys to roll em back its back to court.

You know the same crew who scuttled PGE's requested rate increase for infrastructure that was killed because they only want green new deal stuff that left us here.

What a maroon!

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Don Bessee

The products of your education system are woefully ignorant of what sacrifice is all about -

Brian Mast: Police Being Yelled at Today Are Same Heroes Who Charged into World Trade Center

https://www.breitbart.com/radio/2020/09/11/brian-mast-police-yelled-today-same-heroes-charged-world-trade-center/

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scenes

Well, 40% of California forest is privately owned, so I doubt that it's 60% federal.

Obviously, an awful lot (most?) of the problem are the scads of non-profits with lawyers or local governments that don't want a controlled burn or logging, but I'd say that a surprising amount of the problem is simply people who let their own land build up fuel.

So Paul, have you completely cleaned up your property (I remember you complaining about your neighbor, so you probably have similar land). Limbed trees? Dropped all the smaller stuff? Have a house that comes even slightly close to modern fire code?

The really expensive fires tend to be nowhere near National Forests or BLM land, so I'd say it's mostly up to the state at this point. In the final analysis, the insurance companies will end up being the final bosses on this one.

At this point, it's pretty obvious that liberals aren't loathe to use fire to make a political point.

paul emery


I've done a lot of work on my acre scenes. My neighbor is a retired Captain from Cal Fire and he showed me what to do ans was pleased with the work I did.

scenes

Speaking of Blue Mob fires.

"Ngo exclusive: Jett Thomas, 36, has been arrested in Portland & charged w/1st-degree felony arson, felony unlawful use of a weapon, 2 counts of felony criminal mischief & more. Law enforcement says Thomas tried to set a NW Portland hotel gas pipe on fire. "

https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1304602426821849090

Bill Tozer

I remember when the local Save the Whales crowd wanted to have the definition of clear cutting to be as one brush or tree under 6” in diameter per acre. Or was that one tree or brush per 5 acres, roflmao.

I remember when PG&E was the State for a rate increase so they could do 3.4 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement of old lines. The Great State of Kalifornia told the utility to go pound sand. They were forced to use the money to fund the Mean Green Eco Machine.

Heck, I got an e-mail this week from PG&E that told me if I bought one of those new electric me 800 smackaroos. 800 bucks to buy something I have no interest in? I wouldn’t be caught dead seen driving on of those snotty snob mobiles. Better up the ante to free for me to take a second glance. I will just sell the teenager toy for some real cash after it is delivered.

Point is that 800 dollars and millions upon millions more is wasted on these green teenage girl toys instead of fixing, replacing, and upgrading the utility’s aging transmission lines.

Bill Tozer

ROFLMAO.
She should move to Nevada City and fit in with all the other wing nuts. Too funny. Remember, Nancy mentored that lush Heidi Hall. Birds of a feather....

‘Democrat Nancy Pelosi: Trump Securing Peace Deals In Middle East Is ‘A Distraction’

“So, good for him for having a distraction on a day when the numbers of people who are affected and the numbers of people who are dying from this virus only increases,” Pelosi stated.

https://www.dailywire.com/news/democrat-nancy-pelosi-trump-securing-peace-deals-in-middle-east-is-a-distraction

Bill Tozer

Scenes @ 7:39 pm

Another one? How about the full fledged Biden voter Antifa dude who was arrested trying to set wildfires on the grassy freeway median north of Portland in WA State. Talk about an America hater. Wants to turn the whole country charcoal black.
Those Biden voters are some real firebugs, as evidenced by a 100 days of setting persons, places, and things on fire. Burn down cities and towns and now they want to burn up the forests too. They are the worse of the worse, them Biden Bros. Some real sickos with so real issues.
Defund the police and fire department!

scenes

"‘Democrat Nancy Pelosi: Trump Securing Peace Deals In Middle East Is ‘A Distraction’"

At her level, this is just about power after all. I'll never forget the pandering that went on with the kneelin' and the wearin' of the designer scarves. I would have given good money to have been at the meeting where they decided that one, the order of kneeling (you know darned well they are in some sort of planned arrangement) for the photo op, deciding on the special outfit, etc.

What a piece of work.

To her credit, at least she spends a little time bitching about things the President actually *does* rather than the fascination with what he *says* that I see from our local Blue Mob member.

Since people have a short attention span, the next two months will mostly be a war between The Plague and Civil War 2.0 as talking points. The real devils in both cases have been Blue State governors, but as professional politicians their ability to redirect blame works at a masterful level.

scenes

Coming soon to a town near you.

https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1304622587025129472

Bill Tozer

Oh, thats just Joe. Most entertaining article about Biden I have read in awhile. Sell the driveway and move the swimming pool. Thats our Joe.

'Joe Biden’s Money Misadventures'

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/09/joe-bidens-money-misadventures/?

Gregory

It's downright cold this morning. Climate change.

I might even close some windows.

paul emery

Bill

Speaking money adventures, do you believe Trump when he says he won't release his tax returns because he's being audited? Is he telling the truth or is he lying. Has to be one or the other.

"“I’m under a routine audit, and it’ll be released,” Mr. Trump said. “And as soon as the audit is finished, it will be released.”

Nearly four years later, the White House says the I.R.S. is still at it.

“His taxes are under audit, and when they’re no longer under audit he will release them,” Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, told reporters on Thursday.

In fact, every sitting president’s returns are audited as a matter of routine, and the I.R.S. has long said that nothing prevents an individual from making tax returns public while an audit is underway. Every president since Jimmy Carter has voluntarily released his returns."

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/us/politics/trump-taxes.html


paul emery

George

You prefaced this sandbox by declaring " Given Trump’s recent traction in the polls...."

Can you provide some links or documentation to support that opinion. I countered with extensive detail on 10 September 2020 at 08:01 PM countering that view with no response from you.. I'm still interested in any information you may have that led you to that conclusion.

scenes

lol. Bill, George.

Lotsa questions out there. Questions questions. Gawd knows how this guy's interviews work on the radio.

"Is he telling the truth or is he lying. Has to be one or the other."

Since that's not a true statement, you must be lying.

scenes

Some reasonable advice from LEO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Vdxl_7xhAI

You can argue that the County Attorney here should type up a brochure on what is actually legal in terms of self defense or defense of property. I don't expect the Biden voters to stay as quiet as they have been.

I haven't watched all of this but it seems decent/unbiased so far:
"I covered ANTIFA as a TV reporter, here's what news often leaves out"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnwUnogzrwg

Bonafide news people seem pretty skimpy on the ground anymore as they've mostly moved into simply being shills of one side or the other. Mostly one side.

You know, it would probably be simpler for everyone to remoniker their 'news' department as their 'editorial' department and be done with it. Paul, does that sound like a good idea? You could spend your time here with a better conscience I think.

Bill Tozer

Oh Goodie, Paul. Recycling Trump's tax returns story (again)? That is soooo 2016. Yes, I am glued to the set...if only I had an RCA Victor color tv. When are you going to recycle Melania's shoes or Orange Man Bad telling poor Arnold Gobbernator to kick it up 5 notches, pronto. Or, you're fired, girlie man.

Paul Emery, did you lie when you said Hillary would win? Did you lie when you said Trump was cohorting with the Rooskies? Did you lie when you reported....fill in exhibit 27-49, we will save the top 25 for later

A big corporation usually as two or three IRS agents there full time for years at a time pouring over complex records of 200-500 companies under the umbrella of the mother ship and mutiyear contracts between one another. Heck, I remember the agents (3) showing up at Max Foster's tiny office and after days and days they still could not figure out how much stuff he owned and threw up their hands. They did find 100,000 acres of land he owned in Austriala, something he had forgotton about and probably only seen once, lol.

No, a real big company has agents there all the time doing previous years returns. If not full time, then darn close. The big boys even give the agents their own private offices in the Mother Ship

paul emery

Yep scenes it has to be one or the other scenes. Trump explicitly said he won't release his taxes because of an audit. That's his statement. Do you believe that scenes?

Don Bessee

Its too hard for the pony tail of ignorance to read all the links @ 1115 that have been regularly posted.

Must be too frail to take all the bad news, just look for MORE BAD NEWS FOR THE TDS SET LOL

;-)

Don Bessee

346 million bucks , that's a lot of money for 'unemployed' people -

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/exclusive-data-shows-that-half-of-2019-donations-to-actblue-came-from-untraceable-unemployed-donors

;-)

scenes

"Trump explicitly said he won't release his taxes because of an audit. That's his statement. Do you believe that scenes?"

So what if he has more than one reason? Or is ignorant about why the taxes aren't released? Doesn't fully understand his taxes or the law?

Is that a lie Paul? Your world must be full of people lying as nearly all of us don't have full knowledge or have simple answers to your 'questions'.

BTW, do you like my idea of changing the name of your 'news' department to 'editorial' department? Yes or no?

Bill Tozer

Easy Pediction comes true: The Russian Big Hoax is back! Or, should I say, the Russian Big Lie never went anywhere.

Lol. This is good. Mercy.

https://www.theunion.com/opinion/columns/pete-sabey-what-does-putin-want/

A better question than 'what does Putin want' is what does the TBS Mob media and its insane believers want?

scenes

"No, a real big company has agents there all the time doing previous years returns."

I think perhaps that Paul honestly doesn't get this. God knows how complex a world a large, multinational, real estate investment company serves up as taxes. Of course, with enough fishing, something sketchy will show up somewhere somewhen.

Hint: It's not the same as dollar bills in a jar. It's not even the same as the biggest local companies, it's a whole 'nother situation.

The insanity of course is that corporations pay taxes. The fact that (some) profits aren't simply passed to the shareholders and taxed...and that's it...is flat ridiculous. Maybe that's the cause of speculation in the stock market, the value is in share appreciation not dividends.

scenes

"346 million bucks , that's a lot of money for 'unemployed' people -"

That's because all 346 million vote-by-mail Democrats kicked in a buck.

Don Bessee

You cant make this stuff up -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/rochester-black-lives-matter-protesters-reportedly-segregate-demonstrators-by-race/

;-)

Don Bessee

Crossed fingers -

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/09/12/nih-director-reasonably-likely-we-will-have-vaccine-thats-judged-safe-and-effective-by-end-of-year/

;-)

paul emery

Bill writes "Oh Goodie, Paul. Recycling Trump's tax returns story (again)? That is soooo 2016."

No Bill this is from Sept 1 2020

"“His taxes are under audit, and when they’re no longer under audit he will release them,” Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, told reporters on Thursday.

In fact, every sitting president’s returns are audited as a matter of routine, and the I.R.S. has long said that nothing prevents an individual from making tax returns public while an audit is underway. Every president since Jimmy Carter has voluntarily released his returns"

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/us/politics/trump-taxes.html

Gregory

"In fact, every sitting president’s returns are audited as a matter of routine, and the I.R.S. has long said that nothing prevents an individual from making tax returns public while an audit is underway."

And no law compels an individual to make their tax returns public. Right, Paul?


"Every president since Jimmy Carter has voluntarily released his returns"
If that was the case, there'd not be a story here. You're bitching about a President who isn't playing along. !Que lastima!

Don Bessee

Must be time for an ensure iv drip in the basement -

CBS reporter Kathryn Watson questioned why Joe Biden wasn’t campaigning more after news broke that the former vice president was not expected to have public events Saturday.

“Not sure why Biden isn't doing more to show he can outwork Trump,” Watson tweeted Saturday in response to Politico reporter Jake Sherman announcing a lid had been called in Wilmington, Del., meaning no events for Biden.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cbs-reporter-biden-outwork-trump

;-)

paul emery

Once again Gregory demonstrates he is indeed a True Trump Trooper. According to Gregory the man can do no wrong, even lying about the nature and effects of COVID 19.

Todd Juvinall

Trump is in Nevada and generating so much excitment that Hiden/Biden had to issue a China virus warnning to Trump. Too funny!

Todd Juvinall

It appears Trump is overtaking Sleepy Joe in all those battleground states according to my internal sources.

paul emery

Can you reveal your "internal sources" Todd that Trump is overtaking Biden in "ALL those battleground states" ?- emphasize ALL because that's what you wrote. You know polling sources, etc. Sounds like our hosts reference to a "downward spiral" that he has yet to document.

Also, Trump states that the Virus is transmitted primarily through the air so how can you justify him sponsoring mass gatherings with no masking requirement?

“This is stuff that everyone knew. There’s a report that I have here someplace where China said it was airborne earlier than the statements I made. People knew it was airborne. This was nothing,” he said Thursday in a White House press briefing. “When I say it was airborne, everybody knew it was airborne. This was no big thing. Read the reports. China came out with a statement that it was an airborne disease. I heard it was an airborne disease. I assumed it early on.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/10/trump-says-everyone-knew-the-coronavirus-was-airborne-in-february-its-no-big-thing.html

Bill Tozer

Punchy, Punchy, Punchy. You mean IKE didn't release his taxes either? Nor did JFK or LBJ or Abe Lincoln. How about Old Hickory? Andrew Johnson? Teddy or FDR? Give em Hell Harry? Coolidge, Wilson? Shocking. Scandalous. That Trump don't follow protocol, I tell ya. Definity his own man who has a good bull pucky detector.

Punchy, Punchy, Punchy. If I told you once, I have told you several times. Trump will release his returns after the mid-terms in his second term. What about that you find so hard to grasp???

Don Bessee

Ignoring the posts labeled bad news for the TDS set leaves you ignorant as always @ 329!

;-)

Gregory

punchy

You're lying about me. Nothing new there.

Don Bessee

Its global warming causing the fires or is it? -

Logging practices set the scene for today’s fires, according to Greg Giusti, forests and wildland ecology expert with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wildfire-democrats-climate-change

;-)

paul emery

Don

Ignoring the electrical tallies that shows what a hole
Trump is in and what he needs to do in order to win is ignoring the facts of the situation.

Actually Don is consistent in his ignorance with his belief that the Repubs would win the House in '18 and of course there is his losing by a landslide Measure "W" folly that he headed up that cost Nevada County thousands of dollars to put on the ballot only to lose by nearly 40 %

Don Bessee

Right on cue -

Keep telling yourself that because you just confirm that you are ignorant of the trend lines and patterns in all the polls, especially swing states.

Its ok no expects you to change your shtick after your last election prognostication disaster.

Lets save you the time roll the she won the popular vote and measure w tapes. ROFLOL!

;-)

Posted by: Don Bessee | 10 September 2020 at 09:19 PM

Gregory

punchy...

"Once again Gregory demonstrates he is indeed a True Trump Trooper. According to Gregory the man can do no wrong, even lying about the nature and effects of COVID 19."


This is a baldfaced lie. Why do you make such crap up?

Don Bessee

Dementia @ 422??

;-)

Bill Tozer

Don @ 2:10 pm :

“Not sure why Biden isn't doing more to show he can outwork Trump,” Watson tweeted Saturday in response to Politico reporter Jake Sherman announcing a lid had been called in Wilmington, Del., meaning no events for Biden.”

No events for Biden. While we have lambasted the Fakenews propaganda machines for using exclusively anonymous sources to weave a tall tale, my well placed anonymous sources say that the Biden handlers wake up each morning scared shitless that Biden won’t be able to answer the bell that day. More to the point (as hinted before), my anonymous sources say that while everyone can obviously see Sleepy Slow Joe’s cognitive decline, what has happened to the old guy is the rate of decline has picked up pitch and now Biden has gone vertical. Cancel all appearances until Joe comes back to reality. That has been confirmed several times, but I choose not to state it as the gospel truth to protect the whistleblowers. Those unsung heros embedded behind the curtain.

Chances of Joe Biden not making it to the debates has gone from possible to somewhat probable rather quickly, now that Joe’s noggin is vacant much of the time.

And what is this rush to start early voting BEFORE Biden’s uncertain debate appearance?? Can’t blame the Plague. Lunch bucket Joe did deliver perhaps the most dishonest speech ever given in a church recently, so we know he can on occasion make it out of the basement for a few hours to be among the living, thus he has no excuse to dodge the event.

Boy, imagine voting for Biden and later during the first debate, you see Ole Joe looking in the camera and bumbling something about ‘ the bread goes into the toaster and comes out toast. Where did the bread go?’ That’s what the Team Biden faces everyday. And Harris is sent out in his place, but ordered not to answer any questions. They don’t want the public to see the condition Joe is in and most definitely don’t want Harris to open her pie hole and says what she really thinks. That would be not acceptable to the general public. No questions! Elvis has left the building, rolled out the back, no unscripted answers for you.

What a nightmare for the campaign chairpersons. Whatever they are getting paid, it ain’t enough for that kind of work. As the Stones songs goes,
“ And your father's still perfecting ways of making sealing wax
You better stop, look around
Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
Here comes your nineteenth nervous breakdown”
——————————
For Fish, where ever he may be.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES: FAR TURN EDITION

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


Bill Tozer

“This is a baldfaced lie. Why do you make such crap up?”
Posted by: Gregory | 12 September 2020 at 04:22 PM

Don Bessee
Dementia @ 422??

Answer: He’s done gone vertical. Off his rocker, to a land far far away. Beyond the point of diminishing returns. Soon, he will be horizontal so it’s best to make him comfortable and be nice to him while we still can. It’s the humane thing to do.

Sure Punch, anything you say. You rock, man. And that ain’t no malarkey.
———————
Another Great Mystery. It’s now 27 phones!

HOW ACCIDENTAL CAN YOU GET?
Whence the story that Robert Mueller’s maleficent miscreants wiped their government phones? Judicial Watch strikes again, as the organization explains in this press release.

The press release announces that Judicial Watch received 87 pages of records from the Department of Justice that show senior members of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office repeatedly and “accidentally” wiped phones assigned to them. The Department of Justice has posted the documents online here. Politico’s story doesn’t mention Judicial Watch, but let’s give credit where credit is due.

PJ Media’s Matt Margolis draws on Brooke Singman’s Fox News report capturing this quotable quote from Rep. Devin Nunes: “It’s an amazing coincidence that all these professional investigators kept accidentally wiping their phones. You’d think these people could come up with a more believable excuse for hiding evidence.” Let it be noted that Rep. Nunes inarguably knows whereof he speaks.

UPDATE: Comparing Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton’s email update with the text of the linked press release, I believe that the press release omits this concluding comment: “The pandemic of ‘wiped’ phones among the Mueller team requires a criminal investigation of this destruction of evidence and potential obstruction of justice and other crimes. The DOJ and FBI hid these records for nearly two years – which only adds to appearance of a cover-up.”

Don Bessee

Creepy grampa joe keeps showing he is using a teleprompter to do interviews and answer questions. The question is will they check him for an ear bug at the debates and who will be talking in his ear.

As he held up the framed picture, green text seemed to reflect off the glass and into his camera.

As the apparent text first appeared, the show quickly cut to a shot of host James Corden, then back to Biden holding up the photo.

A slowed-down snippet highlighting this moment racked up hundreds of thousands of views Friday night, quickly eclipsing the view count on the Late Late Show‘s official upload:


Michael Moore
@mbracemoore
Check out the teleprompter in the reflection. Biden blatantly read from a script for most of the interview with James Corden.

I bet his handlers weren’t too happy with him going off script. He probably got reprimanded.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/joe-biden-appears-to-reflect-teleprompter-text-during-tv-interview/

;-)

Gregory

Victor Davis Hanson at Hillsdale College, one week ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6L5C0uLFjE&pp=QAFIAQ%3D%3D

George Rebane

PaulE's lamestream sources seem to have missed Biden's downward spiral -
https://justthenews.com/politics-policy/polling/trump-narrows-battleground-state-polling-gap
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/monmouth-poll-trump-is-closing-the-gap-in-pennsylvania/
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/02/biden-still-ahead-in-the-polls-but-trump-narrows-gap-after-rnc.html
https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/16/politics/cnn-poll-biden-trump-august/index.html
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1612301499023/poll-shows-trump-gradually-closing-gap-in-key-rust-belt-states
https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/world/trump-narrowing-gap-biden
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1612301499023/poll-shows-trump-gradually-closing-gap-in-key-rust-belt-states
https://www.vox.com/2020/8/17/21372012/trump-biden-cnn-poll-dnc

It's a bit sad when a newsman keeps his blinders strapped on tightly to one-sided fake news outlets, and then makes public statements that show he really does not know what's going on in the country.

Don Bessee

Dr R- Its clear that the pony tail of ignorance is no newsman, just a putin party parrot
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Creepy grampa joe bust himself, check out the still frame -

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/09/12/joe-biden-appears-to-reflect-teleprompter-text-during-tv-interview/

;-)

Don Bessee

That is as bad as i have seen in the number for smoke -

Smoke (PM2.5): 384
Ozone: 133

;-(

Bill Tozer

An 1/8 of a point here, a quarter of a point there, 12 inches forward, 10 inches back, and soon it will be ready to break about 10 days from Election Day. Like, Deja Vu all over again.—Yogi Berra Bessee. They never knew what hit them until it was too late.

I remember Bill Clinton campaigning with Hillary those last two weeks noticing, “Something has changed.” Bubba, an astute politician said he could feel it. Meanwhile, his wife’s campaign postponed the fireworks show on the barge in the river, soTrump bought the fireworks from them on the cheap. Bargain basement offer. That Trump, being a businessman, is always two steps ahead of them.

An 1/8 of a point here, 3/16 of a point there, a half a point now and then.

Relax Paul Emery, it’s in the bag for Biden. GM is alive and Osama Bin Lying is dead! That’s all that matters....except Creepy Joe was the only one who advised Obama not to take the kill shot mission on Osama that day in the War Room. Mercy.

Bill Tozer

Twitter World with Buck.

Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton
·
Sep 10
The number of blue checks out there who claim “Trump is responsible for 200,000 deaths” is deeply troubling-

These libs actually believe this lunacy, which proves they are emotionally unstable, disconnected from reality- but still have influence on public opinion. Bad news.
Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton
·
Sep 10
That Democrats like Schumer oppose liability protection from covid lawsuits (except for actual negligence) is a major drag on re-opening. It's purposeful.

Many businesses would open, or expand operations, but are worried about trial lawyers ambushing them with BS covid claims
Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton
·
Sep 10
Love all the comments from the insane libs in this thread- “but Trump killed 200,000 people!”

Yeah, I guess he killed all the people in Italy, France, Brazil, etc too because he didn’t panic the public in the early days of covid.

Enjoy your 4 more years of Trump, psychos

paul emery

George

Thanks for providing some links. I'll check them out. I spend most of my time looking a delegate counts at this point though.

Are you implying that RCP's polling averages qualify as fake news? They are actually a rather conservative website news wise if you look at their content. Also the 270TOWIN is just a vehicle where various compilations are applied to delegate counts from different organizations and none of them show a significant movement towards Trump although there is some tightening in a couple of battleground states.

Actually the RCP battleground averages show an uptick for Biden in the last three weeks-up one point since last week and the same as three weeks ago-Biden up 3.6. That's virtually the same as the middle of June so Bidens support has been pretty steady all summer.

All in all, the clock is ticking and there is no rush towards Trump at this time. All the electoral averages show that Trump has to win virtually a of the tossups and even flip a solid blue or two to win. Could it happen? Sure, Nate Silver gives him a 25% chance, one in four, which is the same he gave Trump four years ago. I'll keep you up to date from my perspective which is more from the standpoint of averaging credible polls and applying that to delegate counts.

Don Bessee

Isn't it sad when old folks talk to themselves @625?

;-)

Don Bessee

All the old fart has to do is search this blog for More bad news for TDS sufferers @625 to fix your ignorance.

;-)

Don Bessee

Just watched this interview and if she has the goods as claimed it could well flip the script, we shall see -

UPDATED 2:40 PM PT – Saturday, September 12, 2020
A top virologist who fled China announced she has evidence the coronavirus was man-made. On Friday, Dr. Li-Meng Yan said the virus did not come from nature and called claims it originated in Wuhan’s wet markets a “smokescreen.”

According to Dr. Yan, China actually owned two different viruses that, when modified, became the coronavirus. Furthermore, she stated the virus came from a lab in Wuhan.

She reportedly came across this evidence after fleeing to the U.S., where she has been working with a group of top scientists.

“It will come to the world very soon, we’re going to publish it,” Dr. Yan explained. “The first one (report) will come in several days, and it will tell people all the scientific evidence.”

The doctor has said she was targeted by the Chinese government before she left the country. According to her, they tried to make her disappear.

https://www.oann.com/virologist-says-there-is-evidence-covid-19-was-man-made-in-wuhan/

;-)

Scott O

Paul - "I spend most of my time looking a delegate counts at this point though."
He probably does.
Maybe some one should let him know there are no actual delegate counts yet.

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